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The Sixth Day by Coulter, Catherine/ Ellison, J. T. The Sixth Day

Feb 19, 2018
The smile of a ghost by Rickman, Philip. The smile of a ghost

Merrily is called to investigate a possible ghost sighting in her seventh fascinating adventure. In the affluent, historic town of Ludlow, a teenage boy dies in a fall from the castle ruins. Accident or suicide? No great mystery—so why does the boy's uncle, retired detective Andy Mumford, turn to diocesan exorcist Merrily Watkins? More people will die before Merrily, her own future uncertain, uncovers a dangerous obsession with suicide, death, and the afterlife hidden within these shadowed medie

Feb 19, 2018
The suffering of strangers by Ramsay, Caro, author. The suffering of strangers

"When a six-week-old baby is stolen from outside a village shop, Detective Inspector Costello quickly surmises there's more to this case than meets the eye. As she questions those involved, she uncovers evidence that suggests this was no impulsive act, as the police initially assumed, but something cold, logical, meticulously planned. Who has taken Baby Sholto--and why? DCI Colin Anderson meanwhile is on the Cold Case Unit, reviewing the unsolved rape of a young mother back in 1996. Convinced th

Feb 19, 2018
The throne of Caesar - a novel of ancient Rome by Saylor, Steven, 1956- author. The throne of Caesar - a novel of ancient Rome

Julius Caesar, appointed dictator for life by the Roman Senate, has pardoned his remaining enemies and rewarded his friends. Now Caesar is preparing to leave Rome with his legions to wage a war of conquest against the Parthian Empire. But he has a few more things to do before he goes. Gordianus the Finder, after decades of investigating crimes and murders involving the powerful, has been raised to Equestrian rank and has firmly and finally decided to retire. But on the morning of March 10th, he'

Feb 17, 2018
The undertaker's daughter by Blædel, Sara, author. The undertaker's daughter

"Already widowed by the age of forty, Ilka Nichols Jensen, a school portrait photographer, leads a modest, regimented, and uneventful life in Copenhagen. Until unexpected news rocks her quiet existence: Her father--who walked out suddenly and inexplicably on the family more than three decades ago--has died. And he's left her something in his will: his funeral home. In Racine, Wisconsin. Clinging to this last shred of communication from the father she hasn't heard from since childhood, Ilka makes

Feb 19, 2018
The White Angel by Gray, John Maclachlan The White Angel

Feb 19, 2018
The woman in the water by Finch, Charles (Charles B.), author. The woman in the water

London, 1850: A young Charles Lenox struggles to make a name for himself as a detective--without a single case. Scotland Yard refuses to take him seriously and his friends deride him for attempting a profession at all. But when an anonymous writer sends a letter to the paper claiming to have committed the perfect crime--and promising to kill again--Lenox is convinced that this is his chance to prove himself. The writer's first victim is a young woman whose body is found in a naval trunk, caught

Feb 17, 2018
Thrill kill by Bruns, Don, author. Thrill kill

Beneath the carefree atmosphere of Mardi Gras, something very sinister is going on in the intriguing new Quentin Archer mystery. Three murders so far. No apparent motive; no link between the victims; none of them have been robbed. One item ties them together: a can of spray gas known as Chill has been left at the scene of each crime. Is someone killing for kicks? With no leads to pursue and no witnesses coming forward, all the cops can do is wait for murder number four. As rumours emerge, Arch

Feb 13, 2018
To die but once by Winspear, Jacqueline, 1955- author. To die but once

Feb 13, 2018
To dream of the dead by Rickman, Philip. To dream of the dead

Feb 19, 2018
Too big to die - an Odelia Grey mystery by Jaffarian, Sue Ann, 1952- author. Too big to die - an Odelia Grey mystery

It's the dog days of summer for Odelia and Greg after they rescue a dog from a closed car on a blistering hot day. The culprit is former reality star Marla Kingston, who's married to a client of Odelia's law firm. The dog was saved, but Odelia's job might not be when Kingston demands blood. Things get even stickier when a video of the rescue goes viral, and the man who helped them winds up dead. And who is the mysterious young woman who shows up about the same time? Is she connected or just an o

Feb 19, 2018
Too close to breathe - a novel by Kiernan, Olivia, author. Too close to breathe - a novel

"Olivia Kiernan's tautly written debut novel immerses readers in a chilling murder case. and the tantalizing, enigmatic victim at the center of it all. In a quiet Dublin suburb, within her pristine home, Eleanor Costello is found hanging from a rope. Detective Chief Superintendent Frankie Sheehan would be more than happy to declare it a suicide. Four months ago, Frankie's pursuit of a killer almost ended her life and she isn't keen on investigating another homicide. But the autopsy reveals poo

Feb 19, 2018
Twenty-One Days by Perry, Anne Twenty-One Days

Feb 19, 2018
Undercurrents by Evans, Mary Anna Undercurrents

Feb 13, 2018
Walking the bones by Silvis, Randall, 1950- author. Walking the bones

"Ryan DeMarco's decision to take a leave of absence from the Pennsylvania State Police was a surprise to everyone--but a year after the homicide case in which DeMarco put a bullet in the heart of the madman who killed his only friend's family, he can't face another day on the force. Now, heading out on an extended road trip with Jayme, his former colleague and present girlfriend, DeMarco is ready to let his old wounds heal. But when DeMarco and Jayme arrive in Jayme's tiny hometown for her grand

Feb 19, 2018
Warning shorts by Dial, Connie, 1944- author. Warning shorts

Feb 19, 2018
When good men die - a Sam Dawson mystery by Horn, Steven W. (Mystery writer), author. When good men die - a Sam Dawson mystery

"Skeletons in the closet are sometimes best left undiscovered and undisturbed. Enter at your own risk the closet of Hans Rudolf Gottlieb, Depression-era carnival wrestler and former Olympian who has come to the north woods to die. As he moves silently between the brutally harsh and haunting memories of his past, Hans attempts to keep the many secrets that define his life in this epic story of enduring love and tragic consequences. The author of the award-winning THE PUMPKIN EATER: A SAM DAWSON M

Feb 13, 2018
When they were young by Horn, Steven W. (Mystery writer), author. When they were young

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Feb 13, 2018
Why kill the innocent - a Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery by Harris, C. S, author. Why kill the innocent - a Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery

"In the newest mystery from the national bestselling author of Where the Dead Lie, a brutal murder draws Sebastian St. Cyr into the web of the royal court, where intrigue abounds and betrayal awaits. London, 1814. As a cruel winter holds the city in itsicy grip, the bloody body of a beautiful young musician is found half-buried in a snowdrift. Jane Ambrose's ties to Princess Charlotte, the only child of the Prince Regent and heir presumptive to the throne, panic the palace, which moves quickly

Feb 13, 2018
Worth Killing for by Haseldine, Jane Worth Killing for

Feb 13, 2018

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