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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 Angel Makers by Harris, Tessa The Angel Makers

Apr 23, 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

Provided by amzon.com.

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 burning girl by Billingham, Mark, author. The burning girl

Provided by amazon.com.

Apr 24, 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
The cutting edge - a Lincoln Rhyme novel by Deaver, Jeffery, author. The cutting edge - a Lincoln Rhyme novel

"In the early hours of a quiet, weekend morning in Manhattan's Diamond District, at the scene of a brutal triple murder, the killer left behind a half-million dollars' worth of gems at the scene. As more crimes follow, it becomes clear that the killer's target is not gems, but engaged couples themselves. Then a witness is left alive. Vimal Lahori, a young diamond cutter, can help Rhyme and Sachs blow the lid off the case-- but has gone into hiding. They must track down Vimal before the killer ca

Apr 24, 2018
The death of Mrs. Westaway by Ware, Ruth, author. The death of Mrs. Westaway

"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10, and The Lying Game comes Ruth Ware's highly anticipated fourth novel. On a day that begins like any other, Hal receives a mysterious letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance. She realizes very quickly that the letter was sent to the wrong person--but also that the cold-reading skills she's honed as a tarot card reader might help her claim the money. Soon, Hal finds herself at the funeral of t

Apr 23, 2018
The Devil's Half Mile by Hirsch, Paddy The Devil's Half Mile

Apr 20, 2018
The diva cooks up a storm by Davis, Krista, author. The diva cooks up a storm

Apr 20, 2018
The fatal funnel cake - a fresh-baked mystery by Washburn, L. J. The fatal funnel cake - a fresh-baked mystery

"It's time for the State Fair of Texas-and cooking contests galore! Fryers are heating up and stomachs are growling. But Phyllis Newsom had better watch out. Someone's brought an appetite for murder ... Phyllis and her friends Carolyn and Sam are ready to whip up their best dishes and win some ribbons in Dallas. And they're excited to learn that one of their favorite celebrity chefs-Joye Jameson of The Joye of Cooking-is broadcasting her TV show from the fair. When Phyllis's funnel cake is picke

Apr 22, 2018
The Fleur de Sel murders - a Brittany mystery by Bannalec, Jean-Luc, 1966- author. The Fleur de Sel murders - a Brittany mystery

The old salt farmers have always said that the violet scent of the Fleur de Sel at harvest time on the salt marshes of the Gue´rande Peninsula has been known to cause hallucinations. Commissaire Dupin also starts to believe this when he's attacked out of the blue in the salt works.

Apr 23, 2018
The Gene Police by Light, Elliott The Gene Police

Apr 19, 2018
The ghost in roomette four - a California zephyr mystery by Dawson, Janet, author. The ghost in roomette four - a California zephyr mystery

It's almost midnight on the sleek streamliner known as the California Zephyr en route from Oakland to Chicago in 1954. Heading for her quarters, Zephyrette Jill McLeod walks through the Silver Gorge Pullman car, and sees something she can't explain. Is the shimmering light a ghost? Jill doubts the evidence of her own eyes, but soon learns that others have seen the phenomenon, too. Whatever-whoever-is haunting roomette four may be connected to an incident two months earlier, when Jill found the b

Apr 23, 2018
The gingerbread bump-off - a fresh-baked mystery by Washburn, L. J., author. The gingerbread bump-off - a fresh-baked mystery

When her friend Georgia Hallerbee asks Phyllis to have her house featured in the annual Christmas Jingle Bell Tour of Homes, Phyllis is equally flattered and flustered. She already has a bridal shower on Christmas Eve and a wedding on New Year's Eve to prepare for, and she's been baking gingerbread cookies as if they're going out of style. But like her tasty treats, she rises to the occasion. Before the tour can even get under way, Phyllis hears a crash on her front porch and makes a gruesome di

Apr 24, 2018

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