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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 loca

Apr 16, 2018
Savage liberty - a mystery of revolutionary America by Pattison, Eliot, author. Savage liberty - a mystery of revolutionary America

Apr 19, 2018
Scot free - the lighter side of the dark underbelly of the California dream by McPherson, Catriona, 1965- author. Scot free - the lighter side of the dark underbelly of the California dream

Lexy Campbell fell in love and left her native Scotland for a golden life in California--hitched to a hunk, building her marriage counseling practice, living the dream. Six months later she's divorced, broke, and headed home. There's just one last thing. Lexy's only client--sweet little old Mrs. Bombarro--is in jail for murdering her husband with a fireworks rocket. Lexy knows the cops have got it wrong; all she needs is a few days to prove it and somewhere cheap to sleep at night. But checking

Apr 17, 2018
See Her Run by Townsend, Peggy See Her Run

Apr 22, 2018
Shadow of death by Willan, Jane, author. Shadow of death

The sisters of Gwenafwy Abbey have cherished their contemplative life--dayss spent in prayer, reflection, tending the Convent?s vegetable gardens and making their award-winning organic cheese, Heavenly Gouda. Life seems perfect, except for Sister Agatha, a die-hard mystery fan who despairs of ever finding any real life inspiration for her own novel. That is, until the Abbey?s sexton is found dead under an avalanche of gouda. Despite the reservations of the local constable, Sister Agatha is convi

Apr 22, 2018
Shot in the dark by Coyle, Cleo, author. Shot in the dark

"From Cleo Coyle, the New York Times bestselling author of Dead Cold Brew, comes a delicious new entry in the "fun and gripping" (The Huffington Post) Coffeehouse Mystery series. A smartphone dating game turns the Village Blend into a hookup hotspot--until a gunshot turns the landmark coffeehouse into a crime scene. As Village Blend manager Clare Cosi fixes a date for her wedding, her ex-husband is making dates through smartphone swipes. Clare has mixed feelings about these match-ups happening i

Apr 21, 2018
Sibanda and the black sparrowhawk by Elliott, C. M., author. Sibanda and the black sparrowhawk

"When a skinned body is discovered on the side of the railway line deep in the Matabele bush, Detective Jabulani Sibanda, along with his sidekick, Sergeant Ncube and the troublesome Land Rover, Miss Daisy, is back on the trial of a murderer. As more girls go missing and more bones are discovered by the tracks, Sibanda realises they are dealing with a vicious serial killer who chooses the train as his killing field. ... With winter tightening its grip, and drought and hardship threatening the pop

Apr 22, 2018
Sô Paulo Noir by Bellotto, Tony (EDT) Sô Paulo Noir

Apr 22, 2018
Still lives - a novel by Hummel, Maria, author. Still lives - a novel

Apr 22, 2018
Tagged for murder - a Dek Ekstrom mystery by Fredrickson, Jack, author. Tagged for murder - a Dek Ekstrom mystery

The dead man is found spread-eagled on the top of a box car on an abandoned rail siding. He's dressed in a $2000 suit, yet half his teeth are rotten and his skin is bad. Who was he ... and how did he end up there? When he's offered an exorbitant fee to photograph the scene, PI Dek Elstrom doesn't ask many questions. But his photos reveal something surprising: there's a witness to the murder, a tagger who's returned to the scene to paint what he saw. His work quickly disappears. What is it that t

Apr 22, 2018
Tart of darkness by Swanson, Denise, author. Tart of darkness

"Right when Dani thinks she's hit a dead-end in her career, she unexpectedly inherits an enormous old house in a quaint college town. This gives her the perfect opportunity to pursue her true passion--cooking! So Dani opens Chef-to-Go, preparing delicious, ready-made meals for hungry students attending the nearby university, as well as providing personal chef services and catering events for the local community. To help support her new business, she opens her home to a few students, renting them

Apr 19, 2018
Telling tails - a second chance cat mystery by Ryan, Sofie, 1958- author. Telling tails - a second chance cat mystery

"The New York Times bestselling author of A Whisker of Trouble returns as secondhand shop owner Sarah Grayson and her rescue cat, Elvis, get caught up in a case of she said, she said... When Sarah Grayson opened a secondhand shop in the quaint town of North Harbor, Maine, she was expecting peace and quiet. Then she was adopted by a rescue cat named Elvis and a kooky trio of senior sleuths known as Charlotte's Angels. Now she has nine lives worth of excitement... Sarah's friend and employee Rose

Apr 20, 2018
The awkward squad by Hénaff, Sophie, author. The awkward squad

"A new crime series starring Anne Capestan a brilliant but disgraced police officer placed in charge of a team of department misfits to investigate decades old unsolved crimes ... Suspended from her job as a promising police officer for firing "one bullet too many", Anne Capestan is expecting the worst when she is summoned to H.Q. to learn her fate. Instead, she is surprised to be told that she is to head up a new police squad, working on solving old cold cases. Though relived to still have a jo

Apr 19, 2018
The bad break - a Riley Ellison mystery by Orr, Jill, author. The bad break - a Riley Ellison mystery

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Apr 19, 2018
The battered badge - a Nero Wolfe mystery by Goldsborough, Robert, author. The battered badge - a Nero Wolfe mystery

"When wealthy and popular crusader and reformer Lester Pierce is gunned down in front of his Park Avenue residence, the public outcry forces the NYPD to restructure its homicide department. As the deceased was highly critical of Inspector Lionel Cramer, the longtime head of homicide is temporarily relieved of his badge. But it seems Cramer was not just a scapegoat: He was seen dining in Little Italy with mob kingpin Ralph Mars ... Despite the burgeoning list of suspects, Wolfe hasn't ruled out t

Apr 22, 2018
The Body in the Ballroom - An Alice Roosevelt Mystery by Koreto, R. J. The Body in the Ballroom - An Alice Roosevelt Mystery

Apr 20, 2018
The body looks familiar ; The late Mrs. Five by Wormser, Richard, 1908-1977, author. The body looks familiar ; The late Mrs. Five

"THE BODY LOOKS FAMILIAR This was no crime of passion. The killer sat patiently on the girl's satin-covered bed, drinking Scotch and soda, awaiting her return. He didn't smoke--some Sherlock might trace his brand. He had already taken care to plant the leads, to weave together the web of evidence that would direct the police unerringly to the wrong man. He didn't know the girl. When she entered, he thought it a pity to kill such a good-looker; then he held the cushion over the gun, and fired. Th

Apr 22, 2018
The candy cane cupcake killer - a fresh-baked mystery by Washburn, L. J., author. The candy cane cupcake killer - a fresh-baked mystery

"In the latest from the national bestselling author of Trick or Deadly Treat, Phyllis Newsom returns with a festive Christmas recipe that's to die for ... 'Tis the season in Weatherford, Texas, and everyone in town is gearing up for the annual holiday parade and tree-lighting ceremony in the town square, where Phyllis Newsom will be serving her much-anticipated candy cane cupcakes. Local rancher Barney McCrory manages to charm one away from her before the ceremony begins. But unfortunately, when

Apr 22, 2018
The circular staircase by Rinehart, Mary Roberts, 1876-1958, author. The circular staircase

Apr 20, 2018
The color of Bee Larkham's murder - a novel by Harris, Sarah J., 1971- author. The color of Bee Larkham's murder - a novel

"In the tradition of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, a captivating mystery about a boy with synesthesia--a condition that causes him to see colors when he hears sounds--who tries to uncover what happened to his beautiful neighbor, and if he was ultimately responsible. Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart lives in a world of dazzling color that no one else can see, least of all his dad. Words, numbers, days of the week, people's voices--everything has its own unique shade. But rec

Apr 21, 2018