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Secret undertaking - a Buryin' Barry mystery by De Castrique, Mark, author. Secret undertaking - a Buryin' Barry mystery

"Towns like Gainesboro, North Carolina, may be small but go big on local traditions. When funeral director and part-time deputy sheriff Barry Clayton and his childhood nemesis, Archie Donovan, Jr., unite to create a fundraising float in Gainesboro's annual Apple Festival Parade, what could go wrong? With Archie involved - anything!"--

Oct 12, 2018
Silver anniversary murder - a Lucy Stone mystery by Meier, Leslie, author. Silver anniversary murder - a Lucy Stone mystery

"As Tinker's Cove, Maine, buzzes over a town-wide silver wedding anniversary bash, Lucy is reminded of her nuptials and ponders the whereabouts of Beth Gerard, her strong-willed maid of honor. Lucy never would have made it down the aisle without Beth's help, and although the two friends lost touch over the years, she decides to reach out. It only takes one phone call for Lucy to realize that a reunion will happen sooner than later--at Beth's funeral. Beth, who was in the process of finalizing he

Oct 17, 2018
Specimen song by Bowen, Peter Specimen song

Oct 12, 2018
The antiquities hunter by Bohnhoff, Maya Kaathryn, author. The antiquities hunter

"Gina "Tinkerbell" Miyoko is not your typical private eye. Armed with a baby blue Magnum, a Harley blessed with Holy Water by her dramatically disposed mother, and a Japanese mingei tucked in her pocket (a good luck charm from her Sherlock Holmes-obsessed father) Tink spends her time sniffing out delinquent dads in the San Francisco Bay area and honing her detective skills. But when her best friend Rose, an undercover agent, discovers there's a stalker on her tail, she hires Tink as a bodyguard.

Oct 17, 2018
The best American mystery stories 2018 by The best American mystery stories 2018

A collection of top-selected mystery writing from the past year is culled from a variety of respected sources and offers insight into evolving genre trends.

Oct 14, 2018
The best bad things by Carrasco, Katrina Marie, 1983- author. The best bad things

"A period novel about a female detective who goes undercover (occasionally as a man), to infiltrate a smuggling ring, and navigates shifting allegiances once on the inside" --

Oct 17, 2018
The Chinese orange mystery by Queen, Ellery, author. The Chinese orange mystery

"The offices of foreign literature publisher and renowned stamp collector Donald Kirk are often host to strange activities, but the most recent occurrence the murder of an unknown caller, found dead in an empty waiting room is unlike any that has come before. Nobody, it seems, entered or exited the room, and yet the crime scene clearly has been manipulated, leaving everything in the room turned backwards and upside down. Stuck through the back of the corpses shirt are two long spears and a tange

Oct 12, 2018
The comforts of home by Hill, Susan, 1942- author. The comforts of home

Oct 17, 2018
The dead ringer - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C., author. The dead ringer - an Agatha Raisin mystery

"The church of St. Ethelred in the village of Thirk Magna is renowned for its team of bell-ringers, the troupe led by identical twins Mavis and Millicent Dupin. Mavis and Millicent are lifelong residents of the remote village--or were, until their home is broken into one night, and Millicent is murdered. But who's the killer? Is it one of their co-workers, sick of being bullied to practice for a big performance? Or perhaps Joseph Kennell, a retired lawyer who was heard yelling at the sisters tha

Oct 12, 2018
The fourth man by Dahl, Kjell Ola, 1958- The fourth man

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Oct 12, 2018
The gold pawn by Chandlar, L. A., author. The gold pawn

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Oct 12, 2018
The holdouts - a Buddy Lock thriller by Tucker, James, author. The holdouts - a Buddy Lock thriller

"A Long Island fishing crew makes a horrific catch: the bodies of an Asian couple dragged up with the trawl from the Atlantic. Homicide cop Buddy Lock knows there isn't a chance in hell that this is some tragic accident. But as soon as his investigation begins, so do the warnings to back off. They're not only coming from within the NYPD; they're hitting close to Buddy's heart: his new family has become the killer's target. When people start disappearing from Chinatown, Buddy finds himself on the

Oct 13, 2018
The ice swimmer by Dahl, Kjell Ola, 1958- author. The ice swimmer

When a dead man is lifted from the freezing waters of Oslo Harbour just before Christmas, Detective Lena Stigersand's stressful life suddenly becomes even more complicated. Not only is she dealing with a cancer scare, a stalker and an untrustworthy boyfriend, but it seems both a politician and Norway's security services might be involved in the murder. With her trusted colleagues, Gunnarstranda and Frølich, at her side, Lena digs deep into the case and finds that it not only goes to the heart of

Oct 12, 2018
The infinite blacktop - a novel by Gran, Sara, author. The infinite blacktop - a novel

Claire DeWitt, the hard-living and tough-talking private investigator, has always been something of a detective. As a young girl growing up in Brooklyn, Claire and her two best friends, Tracy and Kelly, fell under the spell of the book Detection by legendary French detective Jacques Silette. The three solved many cases together and were inseparable--until the day Tracy vanished without a trace. That is still the only case Claire ever failed to solve. Later, in her twenties, Claire is in Los Ange

Oct 17, 2018
The lacemaker's secret - a Chloe Ellefson mystery by Ernst, Kathleen, 1959- author. The lacemaker's secret - a Chloe Ellefson mystery

Chloe discovers a body on a farm outside Green Bay while she's visiting a historic site and conferring with a friend about Belgian lacemaking.

Oct 12, 2018
The Novel Art of Murder by Burns, V. M. The Novel Art of Murder

Oct 14, 2018
The pint of no return by Alexander, Ellie, author. The pint of no return

"Amateur sleuth Sloan Krause returns in The Pint of No Return, another delightful cozy by Ellie Alexander--this time investigating a movie star who's murdered not long after arriving in Leavenworth, WA to film his latest project. No other festival compares to Oktoberfest in Leavenworth, Washington. The whole town is buzzing with excitement over this year's activities and eagerly awaiting Nitro's latest offering Cherrywizen, made with locally sourced cherries. But local brewmaster Sloan Krause is

Oct 12, 2018
The puzzle of the happy hooligan by Palmer, Stuart, 1905-1968, author. The puzzle of the happy hooligan

Oct 13, 2018
The red lamp by Rinehart, Mary Roberts, 1876-1958, author. The red lamp

"An all-around skeptic when it comes to the supernatural, literature professor William Porter gives no credence to claims that Twin Towers, the seaside manor he's just inherited, might be haunted. He finds nothing mysterious about the conditions in which his Uncle Horace died, leaving the property behind; it was a simple case of cardiac arrest, nothing more. So, though his wife, more attuned to spiritual disturbance, refuses to occupy the main house, Porter convinces her to spend a summer at the

Oct 12, 2018
The second rider by Beer, Alex, 1977- author. The second rider

For three months, Inspector August Emmerich has been on the trail of Veit Kolja, the head of a large-scale black market smuggling operation that supplies people with basic needs that remain scarce in a city still devastated by World War I. Emmerich dreams of a reassignment to the elite division that handles homicides and hopes to showcase his deductive skills after his inexperienced new assistant stumbles across a corpse in the woods. The coroner and Emmerich’s boss, District Inspector Le

Oct 12, 2018

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