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Marrakech Noir by Adnan, Yassin (EDT) Marrakech Noir

Jul 20, 2018
Moonlight becomes you by Clark, Mary Higgins, author. Moonlight becomes you

Old people in retirement homes are dying off at an alarming rate in a murderous scam to make money from their apartments. When photographer Maggie Holloway's stepmother dies, she investigates.

Jul 19, 2018
Moving Targets by Easley, Warren C. Moving Targets

Jul 19, 2018
Murder at the mansion by Connolly, Sheila, author. Murder at the mansion

"The first in a brand-new series from New York Times bestselling author Sheila Connolly! Katherine Hamilton's goal in high school was to escape from her dead-end hometown of Asheford, Maryland. Fifteen years later she's got a degree in hospitality management and a great job supervising every aspect of the day-to-day operations of a high-end boutique hotel on the Baltimore waterfront. Then her high school best friend asks her to come talk with the town leaders of Asheford, but she won't say why.

Jul 19, 2018
Murder at the National Cathedral by Truman, Margaret, 1924-2008. Murder at the National Cathedral

The brutal murder of a friend drags Mac Smith and Annabel Reed from their newlywed bliss into an unholy web of intrigue and danger. When a second murder is commited in England, which the honeymooners had just visited, the Smiths go back across the seas, and straight into the center of an ungodly plot of secret agents, a playboy priest, a frustrated lover, a choleric cleric ... and a murder so perfect it's a sin.--Publisher's description.

Jul 19, 2018
Murder in the Smithsonian - a capital crimes novel by Truman, Margaret, 1924-2008. Murder in the Smithsonian - a capital crimes novel

Dr. Lewis Tunney, a brilliant historian who had stumbled onto an international art scandal, was brutally murdered in front of two hundred guests at an elegant party at the Smithsonian. When his fiancee, Heather McBea, flies in from Scotland to learn more, Mac Hanrahan, the captain in charge of the case, takes a heated interest in her. And when two more murders are committed, Hanrahan has reason to worry about Heather's sleuthing. But Heather is stubborn and insists on going her own way--right in

Jul 19, 2018
Murder on the Left Bank by Black, Cara, 1951- author. Murder on the Left Bank

"A dying man drags his oxygen machine into the office of Eric Besson, a lawyer in Paris's 13th arrondissement. The old man, an accountant, is carrying a dilapidated notebook full of meticulous investment records. For decades, he has been helping a cadre of dirty cops launder stolen money. The notebook contains his full confession--he's waited 50 years to make it, and now it can't wait another day. He is adamant that Besson get the notebook into the hands of La Proc, Paris's chief prosecuting att

Jul 17, 2018
Nemesis by Nesbø, Jo, 1960- Nemesis

Oslo Police Detective Harry Hole is assigned to investigate a series of bank robberies of unparalleled savagery while at the same time absolving himself of the murder of his former girlfriend in a criminal investigation led by his longtime adversary Tom Waaler and Waaler's vigilante police force.

Jul 19, 2018
No grater danger - A Vintage Kitchen mystery by Hamilton, Victoria, author. No grater danger - A Vintage Kitchen mystery

Vintage cookware enthusiast Jaymie Leighton is thrilled at the prospect of meeting an elderly descendant of her town's founding father, not least because she's known to possess an enviably large collection of antique spice graters. But the curmudgeonly woman also has substantial real estate holdings, and at the moment she's engaged in a fierce battle with a property developer who wants her to sell off her old buildings in the name of progress. When Jaymie goes to visit the woman and discovers th

Jul 17, 2018
Ordeal by innocence by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. Ordeal by innocence

Jack Argyle has died in prison, wrongly accused of the murder of his adoptive mother Rachel, and now everyone in the Argyle family looks suspicious.

Jul 19, 2018
Pale gray for guilt by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986. Pale gray for guilt

"Travis McGee's old football buddy Tush Bannon is resisting pressure to sell off his floundering motel and marina to a group of influential movers and shakers. Then he's found dead. For a big man, Tush was a pussycat: devoted to his wife and three kids and always optimistic about his business--even when things were at their worst. So even though his death is ruled a suicide, McGee suspects murder ... and a vile conspiracy"--

Jul 19, 2018
Pandora's boy by Davis, Lindsey, author. Pandora's boy

"A suspicious death and subsequent murder send Flavia Albia down a twisted path to expose corruption and betrayal in Lindsey Davis's next historical mystery. First century Rome is not the quiet, orderly city that it pretends to be and in this environment, a very clever private informer can thrive. Flavia Albia, daughter of Marcus Didius Falco, is a chip off the old block. She's taken over her father's old profession, and, like him, she occasionally lets her love of a good puzzle get in the way o

Jul 17, 2018
Paw enforcement by Kelly, Diane. Paw enforcement

Megan Luz had only been on the police force for six months when she tazered her sexist partner in the groin. She's given a second chance, this time with a K-9 partner named Bridget. Together, the officer and dog investigate a mall bombing.

Jul 19, 2018
Pawprints & predicaments by Blake, Bethany, author. Pawprints & predicaments

The Tail Waggin' Winterfest is the highlight of the season in the famously pet-friendly Pocono Mountains town of Sylvan Creek. But despite attractions like an ice sculpture display, a dogsled race, and gourmet hot chocolate, Daphne Templeton finds herself annoyed by TV producer Lauren Savidge, who's filming the festivities. She's critical, controlling, and as chilly as the January air. Daphne would like to tell her to go jump in a lake--and as a matter of fact, that's exactly what they're both g

Jul 19, 2018
Peril & prayer by Matthews, Olivia, author. Peril & prayer

How do you solve a problem like Marianna? This year's Advent retreat has been booked for the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Hermione of Ephesus at the pastoral Briar Coast Cabin Resorts in New York. But when the combative Sister Marianna practically loses her religion arguing over minor details with resort co-owner Autumn Tassler, Sister Louise “Lou” LaSalle blessedly steps in as peacemaker. Only days later, Autumn is found strangled in her office, and hot-headed Sister Marianna becomes the

Jul 20, 2018
Pick and chews by Johnston, Linda O, author. Pick and chews

Jul 20, 2018
Pieces of her by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author. Pieces of her

Jul 19, 2018
Poisoned pages by Barrett, Lorna, author. Poisoned pages

"In the latest entry in Lorna Barrett's New York Times bestselling series, Tricia Miles learns that nothing kills a good party like a murder. Tricia Miles, mystery bookstore owner and amateur sleuth, throws a housewarming cocktail party in her new apartment. She even cooks all the food herself, which is quite a feat for someone who previously could not boil water. But when one of her guests is fatally poisoned, Tricia is left to wonder if her cooking is to blame--or if there is something much mo

Jul 19, 2018
Queen's progress by Trow, M. J., author. Queen's progress

1591. The Queen is embarking on a Royal Progress, visiting some of the grandest homes in England, and Kit Marlowe has been sent on ahead to ensure all goes smoothly. When his reconnaissance mission is derailed by a series of alarming and tragic incidents, Marlowe suspects there's a conspiracy to sabotage the Progress. Who is pulling the strings - and why?

Jul 17, 2018
Quick on the draw by Moody, Susan, author. Quick on the draw

A case of theft spirals into murder in the latest intriguing Alex Quick mystery Former police detective Alex Quick finds it impossible to refuse when a young family friend begs for her help in discovering which of his friends is a thief. Following a dinner party he'd held at his uncle's grand Venetian apartment, a pair of valuable items went missing, only to turn up at a London pawnbrokers. But why would a wealthy guest, a member of the glamorous Anglo-Italian jet-set, need to steal in the first

Jul 19, 2018

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