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Tiny crimes - very short tales of mystery and murder by Tiny crimes - very short tales of mystery and murder

Forty very short stories that reimagine the genre of crime writing from some of today’s most imaginative and thrilling writers. Tiny Crimes gathers leading and emerging literary voices to tell tales of villainy and intrigue in only a few hundred words. From the most hard-boiled of noirs to the coziest of mysteries, with diminutive double crosses, miniature murders, and crimes both real and imagined, Tiny Crimes rounds up all the usual suspects, and some unusual suspects, too. With illustrations

Jun 22, 2018
Toucan keep a secret by Andrews, Donna, author. Toucan keep a secret

"A new side-splitting Meg Langslow mystery from award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Gone Gull. Meg Langslow is at Trinity Episcopal locking up after an event and checking on the toucan Meg's friend Rev. Robyn Smith is fostering in her office. After hearing a hammering in the columbarium (the small building where cremated remains are held), Meg finds an elderly parishioner lying dead on the floor of the crypt. Several niches have been chiseled open; several urns knocked out; and a

Jun 17, 2018
Turbulence by Woods, Stuart, author. Turbulence

"Stone Barrington and several friends are vacationing in Florida when an extreme weather event puts a damper on their trip. Even worse, the hurricane-force winds blow a powerful, noxious politician straight onto Stone's doorstep. Though they part ways before long, Stone soon learns that he hasn't seen the last of his new acquaintance. It turns out that this official has some shady associates who may have destructive plans afoot, and Stone needs an entre´e to the inside to figure out their scheme

Jun 23, 2018
Weekend at Thrackley by Melville, Alan/ Edwards, Martin (INT) Weekend at Thrackley

Jun 17, 2018
When the Flood Falls by Barnard, J. E. When the Flood Falls

Jun 17, 2018
White nights - a thriller by Cleeves, Ann. White nights - a thriller

An exhibition at The Herring House art gallery is disturbed by a distraught stranger who claims to be an amnesiac unaware of his true identity, a situation complicated for Inspector Perez when the man turns up murdered the next day.

Jun 21, 2018
Widow's wreath - a Martha's Vineyard mystery by Riggs, Cynthia, author. Widow's wreath - a Martha's Vineyard mystery

"A wedding on picturesque Martha’s Vineyard promises to be the affair of the season when Penny Arbuthnot asks her cousin, feisty 92-year-old poet Victoria Trumbull, if she can use her property for the reception. Victoria agrees--but she has no idea what’s in store for the hapless couple. For one, Penny is seriously in debt and desperate to marry money. She thinks she’s on the road to riches when she hooks Rocco Bufano, whose father is a multi-billionaire. But unbeknownst to Penny, Rocco’s been d

Jun 21, 2018
Win, lose or draw by Corris, Peter, author. Win, lose or draw

"Will one man's loss be Hardy's gain? 'I'd read about it in the papers, heard the radio reports and seen the TV coverage and then forgotten about it, the way you do with news stories.' A missing girl, drugs, yachts, the sex trade and a cold trail that leads from Sydney to Norfolk Island, Byron Bay and Coolangatta.MThe police suspect the father, Gerard Fonteyn OA, a wealthy businessman. But he's hired Cliff to find her, given him unlimited expenses and posted a 250,000 reward for information. Fin

Jun 19, 2018
Winter study by Barr, Nevada. Winter study

Visiting an isolated Lake Superior isle to study wolf behavior, ranger Anna Pigeon joins a scientific group that subsequently discovers unusual DNA evidence suggesting that a giant and dangerous wolf hybrid has been introduced by an unknown source.

Jun 23, 2018
You Don't Own Me. by Clark, Mary Higgins/ Burke, Alafair. You Don't Own Me.

Jun 21, 2018