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A catered Fourth of July : a mystery with recipes / Isis Crawford. (Mystery)


When a July 4th Revolutionary War reenactment results in murder, sisters and caterers Bernie and Libby must serve up a very unpatriotic killer--especially when Bernie's beau is accused of the crime.
 
A song for the dying / Stuart MacBride. (Mystery)


A heart-stopping crime thriller from the author of three consecutive No. 1 bestsellers, including Birthdays for the Dead and the DI Logan McRae series.
 
All day and a night : a novel of suspense / Alafair Burke. (Mystery)


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Angelica's smile / Andrea Camilleri ; translated by Stephen Sartarelli. (Mystery)


The seventeenth installment of the beloved New York Times bestselling series that boasts more than 600,000 books in print The last four books in Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Montalbano series have leapfrogged their way up the New York ...
 
Basil instinct / Shelley Costa. (Mystery)


When her sous chef is found dead with a mysterious symbol on her wrist, Eve Angelotta's investigation leads her to Belfiere, a top secret society of female chefs that want her grandmother to join their shadowy ranks.
 
Beneath the soil / by Fay Sampson. (Mystery)


Suzie Fewings and her family are on a family-history trip when they hear a gunshot, and encounter a local farmer and his wife, who seem strangely agitated.
 
Book clubbed / Lorna Barrett. (Mystery)


New York Times bestselling author Lorna Barrett is back in town - Booktown, that is - with another page-turning mystery.
 
Candle flame / Paul Doherty. (Mystery)


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Circles in the snow / by Patrick F. McManus. (Mystery)


And what about the mysterious large circles in the snow that Tully finds around the ranch - with no footprints leading in or out of the area? It all adds up to another engrossing series of twists and turns.
 
Cookies and scream / Virginia Lowell. (Mystery)


Olivia Greyson is the proud owner of The Gingerbread House - a quaint shop that specializes in all things cookie - and her best friend, Maddie, is her sidekick, baking up scrumptious treats for their cookie-themed parties.
 
Cradle to grave / Eleanor Kuhns. (Mystery)


In Cradle to Grave, Eleanor Kuhns returns with the clever plotting, atmospheric historical detail, and complexly drawn characters that have delighted fans and critics in her previous books.
 
Dark angel / Mari Jungstedt ; [translated from the Swedish by Tiina Nunnally]. (Mystery)


In Mari Jungstedt's darkest mystery novel yet, Police Detective Knutas is confronted with a psychological drama where parents hurt children.
 
Dead heading : a Sloan and Crosby mystery / Catherine Aird. (Mystery)


Investigating a baffling series of greenhouse break-ins that are rumored to be the work of a saboteur, detectives Sloan and Crosby discover unsettling links between the case and the suspicious disappearance of a mysterious woman.
 
Death in St James's Park / Susanna Gregory. (Mystery)


Five years after Charles II's triumphant return to London there is growing mistrust of his extravagant court and of corruption among his officials - and when a cart laden with gunpowder explodes outside the General Letter Office, it is ...
 
Death in the morning / Sheila Radley. (Mystery)


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Dry bones in the valley : a novel / Tom Bouman. (Mystery)


A stark, stirring debut mystery set in the hills of rural Pennsylvania.
 
Engaged in murder / Nancy J. Parra. (Mystery)


There's no planning for murder& Event planner Pepper Pomeroy is making the most of her current unemployment by arranging a surprise for her sister, Felicity.
 
Evening bags and executions / Dorothy Howell. (Mystery)


NYPD detective Megan McGinn has just solved the most important case of her career, and yet she has reached her breaking point.
 
Fleur de lies : a passport to peril mystery / Maddy Hunter. (Mystery)


Intrepid travel agency owner Emily Andrew-Miceli is taking her group of squabbling tech-savvy octogenarians to France for a Seine River cruise from Normandy to Paris.
 
Hanging by a hair / Nancy J. Cohen. (Mystery)


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Identity / Ingrid Thoft. (Mystery)


"Private investigator Fina Ludlow returns to tackle a new case for her family's firm--a paternity case that goes horribly wrong"--
 
Mr Campion's farewell / Margery Allingham ; completed by Mike Ripley. (Mystery)


And when a missing schoolteacher reappeared after nine days, and Campion's car was "inadvertently" damaged, not to mention Campion himself, then all the signs were that not all was what it seemed.Campion himself plays the central role ...
 
Murder on High Holborn / Susanna Gregory. (Mystery)


These are more frenetic than normal because of the recent sinking in the Thames of one of the largest ships in the navy, a disastrous tragedy that could very well have been caused by sabotage.
 
Murder on the Mediterranean / Alexander Campion. (Mystery)


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Never look back / Clare Donoghue. (Mystery)


Investigating an increasingly bold killer who has murdered three young women, South London Detective Inspector Mike Lockyer, assisted by DS Jane Bennett, struggles to maintain a relationship with his daughter, who matches the profile of the ...
 
Night at the Vulcan / Ngaio Marsh. (Mystery)


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Night of the living thread / Janet Bolin. (Mystery)


Vampire queen Betsy Taylor is back - and there's going to be hell to pay& After her recent trip to hell, Betsy isn't exactly sorry she killed the devil, even though it's put her sister Laura in a damnable position: forced to assume ...
 
No job for a lady / Carol McCleary. (Mystery)


Defying her editor to prove a woman has what it takes to be a foreign correspondent in dangerous Victorian times, Nellie Bly travels with two famous companions, a young gunfighter and a romantic stranger to investigate Montezuma's legendary ...
 
Present darkness : a novel / Malla Nunn. (Mystery)


A tale set in the harsh world of apartheid South Africa finds Detective Emmanuel Cooper cancelling his holiday plans to learn the truth about his best friend's wrongful murder charge by a high-profile white teen, a case that pits him ...
 
Rest assured / J.M. Gregson. (Mystery)


Twin Lakes is a tranquil place. It is a complex of holiday homes in a particularly beautiful part of England. 'Rest Assured', says the sign at its entrance.
 
Scratchgravel Road / Tricia Fields. (Mystery)


A follow-up to the Tony Hillerman Prize-winning The Territory finds small-town Texas police chief Josie Gray stumbling across a nearly dead heatstroke victim who is unable to explain why he was out in the desert and why he was found beside ...
 
Sidney Chambers and the problem of evil / James Runcie. (Mystery)


While wrestling with the problem of evil and contemplating the nature of love, clerical detective Canon Sidney Chambers attempts to solve four different mysteries, which involve a serial killer, the disappearance of a famous painting, an ...
 
Small plates : short fiction / Katherine Hall Page. (Mystery)


The author of the popular Faith Fairchild novels now offers a collection of short stories that feature the heroine.
 
The Baklava Club / Jason Goodwin. (Mystery)


A conclusion to the Edgar Award-winning series follows Investigator Yashim's efforts to untangle a botched assassination attempt involving a kidnapped Polish prince, a mysterious adversary and Yashim's romantic priorities.
 
The best American mystery stories 2013 / edited and with an introduction by Lisa Scottoline ; Otto Penzler, series editor. (Mystery)


A collection of top-selected mystery writing from the past year is culled from a variety of respected sources and offers insight into evolving genre trends.
 
The book stops here : a bibliophile mystery / Kate Carlisle. (Mystery)


In the days that follow, several violent incidents occur on the set, and Brooklyn is almost killed, leaving both her and her security expert boyfriend, Derek, shaken. Is someone after Brooklyn and the book?
 
The death of Lucy Kyte : a Josephine Tey mystery / Nicola Upson. (Mystery)


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The devil may care / David Housewright. (Mystery)


When the granddaughter of powerful Walter Muehlenhaus asks for help finding her missing boyfriend, a reluctant McKenzie discovers that the missing man had misrepresented himself and was sought by dangerous adversaries.
 
The diva wraps it up / Krista Davis. (Mystery)


Vampire queen Betsy Taylor is back - and there's going to be hell to pay& After her recent trip to hell, Betsy isn't exactly sorry she killed the devil, even though it's put her sister Laura in a damnable position: forced to assume ...
 
The good suicides : a thriller / Antonio Hill. (Mystery)


Originally published in Spanish as Los Buenos Suicidas in June 2012 by Random House Mondadori.
 
The last heir : a Jack MacTaggart mystery / Chuck Greaves. (Mystery)


Attorney Jack MacTaggart conducts an investigation in California wine country when the heir to a family winery goes missing under suspicious circumstances, panicking his father, who fears that the winery is being targeted by real-estate ...
 
The late scholar : the new Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane mystery / Jill Paton Walsh. (Mystery)


Lord Peter and Harriet return to the scene of their literate courtship to resolve an Oxford University dispute that is complicated by the disappearance of several prominent Fellows.
 
The Marathon conspiracy / Gary Corby. (Mystery)


Nicolaos, Classical Athens's favorite sleuth, and his partner in investigation, the clever ex-priestess Diotima, have taken time out of their assignments to come home to get married.
 
The night searchers / Marcia Muller. (Mystery)


However, when she discovers that Jay is involved with the treasure hunting group The Night Searchers, she starts looking into what exactly he and the other participants are up to after dark.
 
The pickled piper / Mary Ellen Hughes. (Mystery)


With Amy's boyfriend in a pretty pickle, there's no time to dillydally. But as Piper searches for the real killer, she needs to be careful to preserve her own life&or she may end up a pickled Piper herself.
 
The prime minister's secret agent : a Maggie Hope mystery / Susan Elia MacNeal. (Mystery)


Maggie Hope has returned from her undercover mission in Berlin with scars not just on her body but on her soul.
 
Thread and buried / Janet Bolin. (Mystery)


When a body shrouded in materials from Threadville shops appears in Willow's backyard, she will have to unravel a deadly mystery before she gets tangled up in the killer's string of murders herself. Original.
 
'Til dirt do us part / Edith Maxwell. (Mystery)


The sleepy town of Westbury, Massachusetts, becomes a crime scene when an unpopular widow winds up dead.
 
Vertigo 42 : a Richard Jury mystery / Martha Grimes. (Mystery)


A latest Richard Jury tale is partially inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo and follows the inimitable Scotland Yard Superintendent's investigation into a cold-case involving a vertigo sufferer's fatal accident after a young girl's death ...
 
Yarn over murder / Maggie Sefton. (Mystery)


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