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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
Read and Gone - A Haunted Library Mystery by Brook, Allison Read and Gone - A Haunted Library Mystery

Jul 19, 2018
Reckoning at Gossamer Pond by Wright, Jaime Jo Reckoning at Gossamer Pond

Jul 19, 2018
Rescued by Rosenfelt, David, author. Rescued

"Defense lawyer Andy Carpenter is reluctant to take on any more cases. He'd much rather spend his time working for his dog rescue organization, the Tara Foundation, than find himself back in a courtroom. However, when a truck carrying over seventy dogs from the South to the rescue-friendly northeast turns up with a murdered driver, Andy can't help but get involved. Of course Andy is eager to help the dogs, many of whom come to the Tara Foundation while awaiting forever homes-- it's the man accus

Jul 17, 2018
Rip the angels from heaven - a novel by Krugler, David F., 1969- author. Rip the angels from heaven - a novel

Washington, DC, 1945. Lieutenant Ellis Voigt of the Office of Naval Intelligence is desperate to keep the secrets that threaten his life. The war overseas is going well for America, but Voigt can't escape a web of double-agents and undercover spies who follow his every move. The FBI suspects that he is the communist who murdered a Naval officer in a Washington back alley. The Soviets believe he's holding back information from their contacts, and they're willing to use any means necessary to extr

Jul 17, 2018
River of secrets - a Wallace Hartman mystery by Johns, Roger, author. River of secrets - a Wallace Hartman mystery

Jul 17, 2018
Robert B. Parker's Colorblind - a Jesse Stone novel by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956- author. Robert B. Parker's Colorblind - a Jesse Stone novel

Jul 12, 2018
Ruff justice by Berenson, Laurien, author. Ruff justice

While preparing for the spring dog show, Melanie must investigate a murder after a talented canine portrait artist turns up dead behind her concession booth and her Aunt Peg's longtime dogsitter also disappears on the same day.

Jul 19, 2018
Sabotage in the secret city - a Libby Clark mystery by Fanning, Diane, author. Sabotage in the secret city - a Libby Clark mystery

"May, 1945. Their aim is to bring the war to a swift, decisive end. But Libby Clark is not the only one to have doubts about the horror she and her fellow scientists are labouring to unleash on the citizens of Japan. When a campaign of small acts of sabotage escalates into murder, Libby must turn undercover sleuth to unmask the traitor within."--Publisher's description.

Jul 17, 2018
Salt lane by Shaw, William, 1959- author. Salt lane

No-one knew their names, the bodies found in the water. There are people here, in plain sight, that no-one ever notices at all. DS Alexandra Cupidi has done it again. She should have learnt to keep her big mouth shut, after the scandal that sent her packing - resentful teenager in tow - from the London Met to the lonely Kent coastline. Even murder looks different in this landscape of fens, ditches and stark beaches, shadowed by the towers of Dungeness power station. Murder looks a lot less prett

Jul 19, 2018
Santa Cruz noir by Santa Cruz noir

Jul 17, 2018
Sara Elizabeth Mason mysteries, volume 1- Murder rents a room / The crimson feather by Mason, Sara Elizabeth Sara Elizabeth Mason mysteries, volume 1- Murder rents a room / The crimson feather

Jul 17, 2018
Scandal above stairs by Ashley, Jennifer, author. Scandal above stairs

"From the New York Times bestselling author of Death Below Stairs A mystery of stolen antiquities has Kat Holloway setting aside her apron once again for the intrigues of the upper echelons of Victorian London Priceless artwork has gone missing from the home of a wealthy baronet, and his wife stands to take the blame. When Kat's employer asks for help in clearing her friend's name, Kat trades her kitchen for the homes of Mayfair's wealthiest families. Soon antiques are disappearing not only from

Jul 17, 2018
See her run by Townsend, Peggy, author. See her run

Running for her life could leave her breathless. A former reporter for the Los Angeles Times, Aloa Snow knows what it means to be down and out. Once highly respected, she's now blackballed, in debt, and dealing with the echoes of an eating disorder. Until she gets one more shot to prove that she has what it takes--with a story some would die for. After the body of a promising young athlete, Hayley Poole, is recovered in the Nevada desert, authorities rule it a suicide. But when Aloa discovers th

Jul 17, 2018
Shadow of the hangman by Marston, Edward, author. Shadow of the hangman

1815. Peter and Paul Skillen, identical twins and fearless thief-takers, stalk all who dare to walk in the shadow of the hangman. When they catch a notorious burglar, they claim a handsome reward and infuriate the Bow Street Runners who believe they have a monopoly on policing in the capital. The Home Secretary, Viscount Sidmouth, faces a crisis. During a massacre of American prisoners of war at Dartmoor, two escape and come to London in search of retribution. If their demands are not met, Sidmo

Jul 17, 2018
She be damned - a Heloise Chancey mystery by Tjia, M. J., author. She be damned - a Heloise Chancey mystery

London, 1863: prostitutes in the Waterloo area are turning up dead, their sexual organs mutilated and removed. When another girl goes missing, fears grow that the killer may have claimed their latest victim. The police are at a loss and so it falls to courtesan and professional detective, Heloise Chancey, to investigate. With the assistance of her trusty Chinese maid, Amah Li Leen, Heloise inches closer to the truth. But when Amah is implicated in the brutal plot, Heloise must reconsider who she

Jul 17, 2018
Shelved under murder by Gilbert, Victoria, author. Shelved under murder

In Taylorsford, Virginia, during the height of October's leaf-peeping season, library director Amy Webber, and her assistant, Sunny, prepare for the library's yard sale fundraiser--until a dead body stops them in their tracks.

Jul 17, 2018
Sin in the Big Easy by McCourt, Elizabeth, author. Sin in the Big Easy

Jul 19, 2018
Sins of the fathers by Fraser, Anthea, author. Sins of the fathers

"Mark Richmond's trip to York takes a surprise detour when he runs into Helena Crawford and ends up accompanying her to her parents' ruby wedding anniversary in Drumlee, Scotland. Six months earlier, Mark attended Peter Kingsley's sixtieth birthday party - the father of his now-estranged wife, Sophie - where Peter was unexpectedly taken ill. Mark's father, Charles, has been friends with Peter for forty years, but how well does he really know him? As Peter's health continues to deteriorate, it se

Jul 17, 2018
Slaughter Park by Maitland, Barry, author. Slaughter Park

In this, the final book of the Belltree Trilogy, DS Harry Belltree has gone bush. His obsessive pursuit of justice has cost him everything - his job, his marriage and his newborn child - but then his estranged wife disappears, leaving their baby daughter behind, and he is dragged back to Sydney. The police think Jenny has murdered a man. Harry thinks she's in danger. When body parts are found maimed and strewn around a suburban park, his former colleagues are distracted by this apparently unrela

Jul 17, 2018

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