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Murder has a motive by Duncan, Francis, 1918-1988, author. Murder has a motive

"Amateur sleuth Mordecai Tremaine must solve a small-town mystery before the next victim takes their final bow"--

Jan 17, 2018
Murder in an Irish Churchyard by O'Connor, Carlene Murder in an Irish Churchyard

Jan 17, 2018
Murder in Bloomsbury by Quincy, D. M. Murder in Bloomsbury

Jan 23, 2018
Murder in July by Hambly, Barbara, author. Murder in July

"When British spymaster Sir John Oldmixton offers Benjamin January a hundred dollars to find the murderer of an Englishman whose body has been found floating in the New Basin Canal, Benjamin turns him down immediately. As a free man of colour in New Orleans in the sweltering July of 1839, he knows this is not something he should get mixed up in. But when clues to the dead man's identity link the death to another murder, in another July in January's past, he is reluctantly drawn into the investig

Jan 17, 2018
Murder mile high by Roberts, Lora. Murder mile high

Freelance writer Liz Sullivan's expectations of a relaxing summer in her Palo Alto home end abruptly when she gets a call saying that her mother is dying. Having left Colorado after she was charged with trying to kill her abusive ex-husband, Liz isn't eager to return home. Reluctantly she packs her dog into her VW van and drives to Denver. Almost immediately on her arrival, the body of Tony, her ex, appears on her family's doorstep. This time he really is dead, and Liz is naturally the cops' key

Jan 23, 2018
My brother's keeper - a mystery by Malane, Donna, author. My brother's keeper - a mystery

"From New Zealand author Donna Malane, My Brother's Keeper is a dark and twisting mystery that leave no stone -- or page -- unturned. Diane Rowe is a missing persons expert. Ex-con Karen needs Diane's help to track down her fourteen-year-old daughter, Sunny, whom she's lost contact with while she's been in prison. To Diane, this appears at first glance to be a simple case of a mother wanting to reunite with a beloved daughter. Tracking the girl down is easy. However, convincing her to meet her m

Jan 17, 2018
No One Can Know by Kerr, Lucy No One Can Know

Jan 23, 2018
No Second Chances by Bruns, Don No Second Chances

Jan 20, 2018
Patch of trouble by Craig, Elizabeth Spann, 1971- Patch of trouble

"When it comes to solving cold cases, nothing is ever cut and dried? Quilter Beatrice Coleman is enjoying the sleepy peace of a tranquil afternoon?until it?s interrupted by her friend, Miss Sissy. The elderly lady is making wild claims about narrowly escaping an intruder. And intruders are unusual in tiny Dappled Hills. Miss Sissy isn?t the most reliable of witnesses, and her claims are swiftly discounted?until her mysterious intruder is found dead. Beatrice won?t cut corners as she unravels the

Jan 23, 2018
Plum tea crazy by Childs, Laura, author. Plum tea crazy

"Theodosia Browning investigates a Charleston steeped in tradition and treachery in the latest Tea Shop Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs. While viewing the harbor's Gaslights and Galleons Parade from the widow's walk of TimothyNeville's Charleston mansion, local banker Carson Lanier seemingly tumbles over a narrow railing, then plunges three stories to his death. But a tragic accident becomes something much more sinister when it's discovered that the victim was first

Jan 23, 2018
Pumpkin eater by Horn, Steven W. Pumpkin eater

Jan 19, 2018
Raspberry Danish Murder by Fluke, Joanne Raspberry Danish Murder

Jan 17, 2018
Robicheaux - a novel by Burke, James Lee, 1936- author. Robicheaux - a novel

"Dave Robicheaux is a haunted man. From the acts he committed in Vietnam, to his battles with alcoholism, to the sudden loss of his beloved wife, Molly, his thoughts drift from one irreconcilable memory to the next. Images of ghosts pepper his reality. Robicheaux's only beacon remains serving as a detective in New Iberia, Louisiana. It's in that capacity that Robicheaux crosses paths with powerful mob boss, Tony Nemo. Tony has a Civil War sword he'd like to give to Levon Broussard, a popular loc

Jan 17, 2018
Say no moor by Hunter, Maddy, author. Say no moor

Hoping to reach an expanded clientele of senior travelers, Emily Miceli, travel agency owner and tour escort, offers discounted fares to a handful of bloggers in exchange for highlighting her group's tour of Cornwall, England. But when the quarrelsome host of their historic inn dies under suspicious circumstances, Emily worries that the bloggers' coverage of the situation will torpedo her travel agency.

Jan 17, 2018
Scones and scoundrels by MacRae, Molly, author. Scones and scoundrels

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Jan 17, 2018
Season of blood - a Crispin Guest medieval noir by Westerson, Jeri, author. Season of blood - a Crispin Guest medieval noir

1390. Hailes Abbey, Gloucestershire, England. Two monks lie murdered, their Holy Blood relic stolen: a relic that is said to run liquid for the sinless and remain stubbornly dry for the sinner. Unwilling to become involved in a bitter dispute between a country monastery and Westminster Abbey, the disgraced former knight Crispin Guest attempts to return the relic to Hailes where it belongs, but somehow it keeps returning to his hands no matter what. As he tries to shield a former nemesis from a c

Jan 17, 2018
Shadow play - an Inspector Bill Slider mystery by Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia, author. Shadow play - an Inspector Bill Slider mystery

Bill Slider and his team investigate the murder of a victim with a decidedly shady past in this gripping contemporary mystery. The body of a smartly-dressed businessman turns up in the yard of Eli Simpson?s car workshop. But there?s no ID in the pockets and Eli swears he?s never seen the man before. Then a girlfriend turns up with a name, and claims the victim told her he was someone?s ?right hand man?. But old fractures and scars, discovered at the autopsy, suggest a more colourful past. For ?r

Jan 18, 2018
Smokescreen by Francis, Dick Smokescreen

Jan 20, 2018
Something evil comes by Cross, A. J. (Forensic psychologist), author. Something evil comes

Dr. Kate Hanson and the Unsolved Crime Unit are baffled as to motive when the body of a young man is discovered. When a body is discovered locked inside a church crypt, its throat torn out, the victim's identity is quickly established as 20-year-old Matthew Flynn, son of one of the city's leading entrepreneurs, who disappeared a year earlier. For forensic psychologist Kate Hanson, the evidence reveals careful planning but also loss of control. It makes no sense. Nor can she and her team agree as

Jan 17, 2018
Splintered silence by Furlong, Susan (Mystery writer), author. Splintered silence

"Among the Irish Travellers living in the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee, no one forgets and no one forgives. And as former Marine MP Brynn Callahan finds out when she returns home, it's hard to bury the past when bodies keep turning up . . . After an IED explosion abruptly ends her tour of duty, Brynn arrives stateside with PTSD and her canine partner, Wilco both of them bearing the scars of battle. With a mix of affection, curiosity, and misgivings, she goes back to Bone Gap, Tennessee,

Jan 17, 2018