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Dry bones by Spencer, Sally, author. Dry bones

Private investigator Jennie Redhead finds her loyalties divided when she investigates the decades-old murder of a college student. Oxford, 1974. In the cellars beneath St Luke's College, a sealed medieval ventilation shaft is opened up to reveal human bones. Two bodies, buried thirty years apart, but is there a connection… Desperate to protect the College's reputation - and finances - the bursar, Charlie Swift, hires his old friend, private investigator Jennie Redhead, to find out the identities

Jan 15, 2018
Duel to the death by Jance, Judith A, author. Duel to the death

Jan 20, 2018
Fakes and Lies - A British Mystery by Adams, Jane A. Fakes and Lies - A British Mystery

Jan 17, 2018
Foreign Bodies by Edwards, Martin (EDT) Foreign Bodies

Jan 20, 2018
Free from All Danger - An 18th Century Police Procedural by Nickson, Chris Free from All Danger - An 18th Century Police Procedural

Jan 15, 2018
Gone with the wool by Hechtman, Betty, 1947- author. Gone with the wool

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Jan 17, 2018
Good hanging- short stories by Rankin, Ian Good hanging- short stories

Jan 20, 2018
Her beautiful monster by Tantimedh, Adi, author. Her beautiful monster

"Enjoy another "exhilarating roller-coaster ride of unusual cases" (Publishers Weekly) in this second book of the Ravi PI series, featuring detective Ravi Chandra Singh and his team at the gleefully amoral, unfailingly dangerous secret agency Golden Sentinels. When Ravi's colleagues at Golden Sentinels discover that he sees gods in moments of heightened anxiety and stress, they are surprisingly fine with it. They even encourage him to incorporate his visions into his work, especially now that th

Jan 20, 2018
Hidden depths by Cleeves, Ann, author. Hidden depths

"On a hot summer on the Northumberland coast, Julie Armstrong arrives home from a night out to find her son murdered. Luke has been strangled, laid out in a bath of water and covered with wild flowers. On a hot summer on the Northumberland coast, Julie Armstrong arrives home from a night out to find her son murdered. Luke has been strangled, laid out in a bath of water and covered with wild flowers. And all the while the killer remains in their midst, waiting for an opportunity to prepare anothe

Jan 20, 2018
Holmes entangled by McAlpine, Gordon, author. Holmes entangled

"From the Edgar-nominated author of Hammett Unwritten and Woman with a Blue Pencil comes a startling meta-fiction tale told in the voice of Sherlock Holmes. Set in 1920s' London, Cambridge, and Paris, Holmes's final adventure leads him through labyrinthsof crime and espionage in a mortally dangerous inquiry into the unseen nature of existence itself. Sherlock Holmes, now in his seventies, retired from investigations and peaceably disguised as a professor at Cambridge, is shaken when a modestly

Jan 20, 2018
Hunting the Five Point Killer by Wendelboe, C. M., author. Hunting the Five Point Killer

Former Denver homicide detective Arn Anderson never thought he'd be broke enough to take on a cold murder case. Or desperate enough to do it with a TV reporter. Or pathetic enough to go back to his rundown childhood home, after he swore he'd left Cheyenne for good. But here he is, hunting a serial killer who also appears to have come out of retirement. On the eve of the tenth anniversary of the murders, the Five Point Killer is back for blood-- and Arn could be next.

Jan 15, 2018
I Know What You Bid Last Summer by Harris, Sherry I Know What You Bid Last Summer

Jan 15, 2018
In the balance - a Miss Silver mystery by Wentworth, Patricia, author. In the balance - a Miss Silver mystery

His first wife died suddenly—and his wealthy new bride may be about to meet a similar fate . . .Former schoolteacher Miss Maud Silver is on her way back to London when, with a violent shudder of the train, a young woman is thrust into her compartment. She’s beautiful, well dressed, newly married, and wealthy—a lethal combination. In a state of shock, Lisle Jerningham explains that she fled her home in a hurry after overhearing a sinister conversation. Her new husband’s first wife died in an appa

Jan 15, 2018
In the shadow of Agatha Christie - classic crime fiction by forgotten female writers - 1850-1917 by In the shadow of Agatha Christie - classic crime fiction by forgotten female writers - 1850-1917

Before Agatha Christie became the world's Queen of Crime, she stood on the talented shoulders of the female crime authors who came before her. This splendid new anthology by Leslie S. Klinger brings these exceptional writers out of Christie's shadow and back into the spotlight they deserve. The truth is that it was due to the success of writers like Anna Katherine Green in America; L. T. Meade, C. L. Pirkis, the Baroness Orczy, and Elizabeth Corbett in England; and Mary Fortune in Australia that

Jan 17, 2018
Into the Thinnest of Air by Green, Simon R. Into the Thinnest of Air

Jan 17, 2018
Invisible dead by Wiebe, Sam, author. Invisible dead

An ex-cop who navigates by a moral compass stubbornly jammed at true north, Dave Wakeland is a talented private investigator with next to zero business sense. And even though he finds himself with a fancy new office and a corporate-minded partner, he continues to be drawn to cases that are usually impossible to solve and frequently don't pay. When Wakeland is hired by a terminally ill woman to discover the whereabouts of her adopted child-who disappeared as an adult more than a decade earlier-it

Jan 18, 2018
Last stop in Brooklyn - a Mary Handley mystery by Levy, Lawrence H., author. Last stop in Brooklyn - a Mary Handley mystery

"A historical mystery about a female detective hunting a serial killer ... It's the summer of 1894, and an infidelity case has brought PI Mary Handley to a far corner of Brooklyn: Coney Island. In the midst of her investigation, Mary is contacted by a convicted man's brother to reopen a murder case. A prostitute was killed by a Jack the Ripper copycat years ago in her New York hotel room, but her true killer was never found. Once again it's up to Mary to make right the city's wrongs. New York Ci

Jan 18, 2018
Many a twist by Connolly, Sheila, author. Many a twist

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Jan 18, 2018
Margaret Truman's Allied in Danger by Truman, Margaret/ Bain, Donald Margaret Truman's Allied in Danger

Jan 17, 2018
Monument Road - a Franky Dast mystery by Wiley, Michael, 1961- author. Monument Road - a Franky Dast mystery

Having spent eight years on death row for a crime he didn't commit, Franky Dast now works as an investigator for the Justice Now Initiative, seeking to help others in the same situation. But when he learns that Bill Higby, the detective whose testimony helped convict him, is facing his own murder charge, Franky is torn. Should he help the man he hates more than any other, the man who remains convinced of Franky's guilt to this day? As Franky delves further, he comes to realize that in order to p

Jan 17, 2018

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