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Don't ever look back

Author: Friedman, Daniel

"Twenty something Daniel Friedman's debut hit novel, Don't Ever Get Old, was a huge critical and word-of-mouth success. Friedman's unforgettable protagonist Buck Schatz is back, and, once again, this ...

A cold white sun

Author: Delany, Vicki

Cathy Lindsay--a middle-aged, middle-class, small town resident, high school English teacher, and married mother of two--is an unlikely candidate for a murderous ambush. As Sergeant John Winters begin...

Under cold stone

Author: Delany, Vicki

Paul Keller was enjoying a vacation in the Rocky Mountains with his girlfriend Lucky Smith when his estranged son called begging for help. Paul and Lucky arrive at Matt's apartment only to find a body...

Hunting season

Author: Camilleri, Andrea

"From internationally bestselling author Andrea Camilleri, a brilliant, bawdy comedy that will surprise even the most die-hard Montalbano fans. In 1880s Vigàta, a stranger comes to town to open a pha...

The color of light

Author: Hornsby, Wendy

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Murder at the breakers

Author: Maxwell, Alyssa

"As the nineteenth century comes to a close, the illustrious Vanderbilt family dominates Newport, Rhode Island, high society. But when murder darkens a glittering affair at the Vanderbilt summer home,...

The rich and the dead

Author: Spector, Liv

On New Year's Day, 2015, twelve of the world's most influential people are found murdered in the basement of a mansion. Investigator Lila Day is unable to solve the crime and her life unravels--until ...

Frindle

Author: Clements, Andrew

When he decides to turn his fifth grade teacher's love of the dictionary around on her, clever Nick Allen invents a new word and begins a chain of events that quickly moves beyond his control....

The hidden child

Author: Läckberg, Camilla

After finding a Nazi medal among her late mother's belongings, crime writer Erica Falck meets with an old friend of her mother's, who is suddenly and violently murdered two days later, and Erica and h...

Deal killer

Author: Doudera, Vicki

"Darby arrives in Manhattan for a much-anticipated visit with Miles Porter -- and to find a dream property for her client Hideki Kobayashi -- only to learn that Miles is a suspect in a murder investig...

Death's dark shadow

Author: Spencer, Sally

Before she can even begin to track down the killer of the old woman dumped on the lonely canalside, Monika Paniatowski needs to find out who she is--but no one seems to know....

Dead people

Author: Hutton, Ewart

"Detective Sergeant Glyn Capaldi, in disgrace and exiled from Cardiff to the deep heart of rural Wales, is called to the discovery of a human skeleton at a remote site in the hills during excavation w...

Marked

Author: Hughes, Alex

"Freelancing for the Atlanta PD isn't exactly a secure career; my job's been on the line almost as much as my life. But it's a paycheck, and it keeps me from falling back into the drug habit. Plus, th...

The dead of summer

Author: Jungstedt, Mari

Karin Jacobsson, Anders Knutas's newly promoted deputy, starts a complex inquiry into a murder committed while Knutas is on holiday. Peter Bovide, the owner of a small construction company, has been c...

Spirits revived

Author: Duncan, Alice

When a real live (or dead) spirit invades Daisy Gumm Majesty's body as she's conducting a séance and claims he was murdered, Daisy is shocked and afraid but also curious. She's a fake spiritualist, s...

The detective

Author: Hunt, James Patrick

Rookie Chicago detective David Beckman investigates the shooting deaths of five people during a snowstorm, one of whom was a controversial Jewish rights activist in the 1970s....

Social death

Author: Boncompagni, Tatiana

"When veteran news producer Clyde Shaw is called to the scene of a grisly murder on the Upper East Side, she thinks it's just another high-profile crime, the kind she's built her high-powered career o...

Eat what you kill

Author: Scofield, Ted

"Evan Stoess is a struggling young Wall Street analyst obsessed with fortune and fame. A trailer park kid who attended an exclusive prep school through a lucky twist of fate, Evan's unusual past leave...

The thousand-dollar tan line

Author: Thomas, Rob

"The first book in an original mystery series featuring twenty-eight-year-old Veronica Mars, back in action after the events of Veronica Mars: The Movie. With the help of old friends--Logan Echolls, M...

Chilled to the bone

Author: Bates, Quentin

"When Sergeant Gunnhildur Gísladóttir of the local police force is called in to investigate the death of a man found tied to a bed in one of Reykjavík's nicest hotels, she finds no sign of criminal...

Nantucket sawbuck

Author: Axelrod, Steven

When Nantucket homeowner Preston Lomax is killed in his McMansion, everyone on the island could be a suspect. Chief of Police Henry Kennis, a newcomer from California, finds himself investigating with...

The big book of Christmas mysteries

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"Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler collects sixty of his all-time favorite holiday crime stories--many of which are difficult or nearly impossible to find anywhere else."--Provided by publisher....

Scandal at six

Author: Purser, Ann

"Lois Meade has scrubbed her way through the homes in Long Farnden, and she's not afraid of dusting cobwebs and killing a few bugs. But in her role as amateur sleuth, she's learning that if there's on...

A traitor's tears

Author: Buckley, Fiona

"July, 1573. Recently widowed, Ursula Blanchard is living a quiet life on her Surrey estate, caring for her infant son. But her peaceful existence is shattered when Ursula's neighbour Jane Cobbold is ...

The drowning spool

Author: Ferris, Monica

"Even though running Crewel World keeps Betsy plenty busy, a little extra cash on the side doesn't hurt. So when the local senior complex, Watered Silk, asks her to teach a class on the tricky punchne...

The winter king

Author: Clare, Alys

All Saint's Eve, 1211. An overweight but wealthy nobleman, desperate for an heir, dies at the celebration feast he's thrown in his own hall. Is it a natural death, or at the hands of his reluctant new...

Dead water

Author: Cleeves, Ann

"Ann Cleeves returns to her critically acclaimed Shetland Island series with this stunning mystery featuring Inspector Jimmy Perez, who readers will remember from Raven Black, White Nights, Red Bones,...

Why kings confess

Author: Harris, C. S

The gruesome murder of a young French physician draws aristocratic investigator Sebastian St. Cyr and his pregnant wife, Hero, into a dangerous, decades-old mystery as a wrenching piece of Sebastian's...

Board stiff

Author: Ryan, Annelise

Sorenson, Wisconsin's deputy coroner Mattie Winston takes on the murder of Bernie Chase, the president of Twilight Nursing Home's board of directors, who was found with a mysterious substance on his b...

Home of the braised

Author: Hyzy, Julie A

Preparing for an important state dinner, White House executive chef Olivia Paras discovers that the President's life is in danger, while her fiancé discovers that his friend's murder is linked to the...