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New Mystery Titles

A cruise to die for / Charlotte and Aaron Elkins. (Mystery)


The second Alix London mystery finds the art restorer in a world brimming with idle luxury, spectacular locations, and deadly intrigue, all served up with the style and sophistication with which Charlotte and Aaron Elkins have rewarded ...
 
A Demon Summer / G.M. Malliet. (Mystery)


Can Max Tudor solve the case and restore order in time to attend his own nuptials? A Demon Summer is another superb mystery from rising talent G.M. Malliet.
 
A midwinter's tail : a magical cats mystery / Sofie Kelly. (Mystery)


When a guest drops dead at a gala to raise money for the library's popular Reading Buddies program, Kathleen Paulson and her detective boyfriend must shovel through a wealth of suspects before the case gets buried.
 
Autumn, all the cats return / Philippe Georget ; translated from the French by Steven Rendall and Lisa Neal. (Mystery)


Bringing to light the horrors, hopes, and treasons committed during the war in Algeria fifteen years ago, in this sequel to Georget's Summertime, All the Cats Are Bored, Lieutenant Gilles Sebag discovers more than just a killer, but an ...
 
Desert rage : a Lena Jones Mystery / Betty Webb. (Mystery)


Zookeeper Theodora "Teddy" Bentley takes Alejandro, the Gunn Zoo llama, to a Monterey Bay-area Renaissance Faire only to discover the still-warm body of the Reverend Victor Emerson, owner of the local wedding chapel, dressed in his ...
 
Heritage of darkness : a Chloe Ellefson Mystery / Kathleen Ernst. (Mystery)


Dark Secrets Hidden in Norwegian Traditions For curator Chloe Ellefson, a family bonding trip to Decorah, Iowa, for rosemaling classes seems like a great idea - until the drive begins.
 
Ho-ho-homicide / Kaitlyn Dunnett. (Mystery)


The police aren't mobilizing quickly enough, and when Zazie's desperate parents approach Aimée for help, she knows she couldn't say no even if she wanted to.
 
Indelible / Peter Helton. (Mystery)


When preparations for the Bath Arts Academy's anniversary exhibition are disrupted by a series of peculiar events, culminating in murder, laidback painter and private investigator Chris Honeysett finds himself the prime suspect in the ...
 
Jane and the twelve days of Christmas / Stephanie Barron. (Mystery)


Invited to spend the Christmas holiday season of 1814 at the ancestral home of the wealthy Chute family, Jane investigates the suspicious death of a Yuletide reveler whose killer is among the snowbound guests.
 
Let sleeping dogs lie : a novel / Rita Mae Brown ; illustrated by Lee Gildea, Jr. (Mystery)


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Murder at the Brightwell / Ashley Weaver. (Mystery)


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Murder off the beaten path / M.L. Rowland. (Mystery)


As a member of a mountain search and rescue team, Gracie Kinkaid routinely volunteers to put her life on the line.
 
Murder on the ãIle Sordou : a Verlaque and Bonnet Provenðcal mystery / M.L. Longworth. (Mystery)


The fourth book in the series finds Verlaque and Bonnet on vacation on a remote island in the glittering Mediterranean Like Donna Leon and Andrea Camilleri, M. L. Longworth's books enchant mystery lovers with a taste for good food and ...
 
Paying the ferryman : a Naomi Blake novel / Jane A. Adams. (Mystery)


Victor Griffin seemed to be one of the good guys, but that didn't stop someone coming to his home and killing him and his wife.
 
Summertime, all the cats are bored / Philippe Georget ; translated from the French by Steven Rendall. (Mystery)


During a long hot summer on the French Mediterranean shore, Perpignan police officer Gilles Sebag must put aside his personal issues, including his heart murmur and his wife's possible infidelity, to find a twisted killer who is targeting ...
 
Supping with the devil : a DCI Paniatowski mystery / Sally Spencer. (Mystery)


DCI Monika Paniatowski recognises her latest assignment as advisor to the Earl of Ridley's rock festival for what it really is -- an attempt by the chief constable to destroy her career.
 
The art whisperer : an Alix London mystery / Charlotte and Aaron Elkins. (Mystery)


Art restorer Alix London discovers that a Pollock painting at her museum may be a forgery, earning her the anger of the senior curator and the attentions of FBI Special Agent Ted Ellesworth, with whom she ruined a budding relationship.
 
The best American mystery stories 2014 / edited and with an introduction by Laura Lippman ; Otto Penzler, series editor. (Mystery)


Edited by the Edgar Award- and Anthony Award-winning author of After I'm Gone, a latest annual anthology collects the year's top-selected mystery stories as published in hundreds of leading periodicals and websites.
 
The Best American mystery stories of the 19th century / edited and with an introduction by Otto Penzler. (Mystery)


A treasury of crime, mystery and murder tales from America's 19th century includes Edgar Allan Poe's "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" as well as selections by such genre masters as Jack London, Washington Irving and Mark Twain.
 
The chocolate clown corpse : a chocoholic mystery / JoAnna Carl. (Mystery)


Revenge is sweet for a killer on the loose - and it all started with the murder of Warner Pier's most hated clown.
 
The counterfeit heiress / Tasha Alexander. (Mystery)


Entangled in a guest's murder investigation after a odd encounter at a grand masquerade ball, Lady Emily confronts an escalating series of questions about the intended victim and her actual identity.
 
The fatal funnel cake : a fresh-baked mystery / Livia J. Washburn. (Mystery)


All year round, retired schoolteacher Phyllis Newsom is as sweet as peach pie-except during the Peach Festival, whose blue ribbon has slipped through Phyllis's fingers more than once.
 
The final silence / Stuart Neville. (Mystery)


Jack Lennon investigates a possible connection between him being the lead suspect in a murder investigation and the recently discovered twisted legacy of a new client's uncle.
 
The haunting ballad / Michael Nethercott. (Mystery)


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The laws of murder / Charles Finch. (Mystery)


Giving up his Parliament seat to return to private investigating, Charles Lenox opens a new agency with three colleagues only to find himself investigating the murder of a close friend. By the award-winning author of An Old Betrayal.
 
The murder man / Tony Parsons. (Mystery)


A Richard & Judy Summer Book Club pick A whirlwind romance. A perfect marriage. Hannah Reilly has seized her chance at happiness. Until the day her husband fails to come home . . . And can you ever really know what happened before you met?
 
The Old Deep and Dark / Ellen Hart. (Mystery)


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The pierced heart : a novel / Lynn Shepherd. (Mystery)


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Trick or deadly treat : a fresh-baked mystery / Livia J. Washburn. (Mystery)


It's Halloween in Weatherford, Texas - which means Phyllis Newsom is baking up a storm of yummy seasonal treats...but she's about to get even busier unmasking a killer.