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After I'm gone / by Lippman, Laura,1959-;
When Felix Brewer meets 19-year-old Bernadette 'Bambi' Gottschalk at a Valentine's Dance, he charms her with wild promises. Thanks to his lucrative if not always legal businesses, she and their 3 girls live in luxury. But on the 4th of July, 1976, Bambi's world implodes when Felix, facing prison, vanishes. Though Bambi has no idea where her husband, or his money, might be, she suspects one woman does: his mistress, Julie. When Julie herself disappears 10 years to the day that Felix went on the lam, everyone assumes she's left to join her lover: until her remains are found in a park. Now, 26 years after Julie went missing, Roberto 'Sandy' Sanchez is investigating her murder.
Subjects: Detective and mystery stories.; Crime.;
© 2014., Faber and Faber,
Available copies: 1 / Total copies: 2
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Dog will have his day / by Vargas, Fred.; Reynolds, Sian.;
Keeping watch under the windows of the Paris flat belonging to a politician's nephew, ex-cop Louis Kehlweiler catches sight of something odd on the pavement. A small white object, surrounded by the excrement of local dogs. A piece of bone. Human bone, in fact. Naturally, when Kehlweiler takes his find to the nearest police station, he faces ridicule. But the tiny fragment obsesses him so much that he stops shadowing suspicious characters in Paris and follows the trail to the tiny Breton fishing village of Port-Nicolas.
Subjects: Detective and mystery stories.; Crime.;
© 2014., Harvill Secker,
Available copies: 1 / Total copies: 1
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The good priest / by Galbraith, Gillian.;
In the house of a Roman Catholic bishop a man lies in a pool of blood. Out in the bishop's diocese the quiet life of parish priest Father Vincent Ross is about to be thrown into turmoil by a terrifying revelation. There are ugly scandals being hidden by the church he has served for so long, and a murderer is on the prowl. The police and the authorities are groping in the dark, but Father Ross has been given special information that he cannot disclose to anyone. It gradually dawns on him that he and he alone can unravel the mystery and bring the nightmare of violence to an end. He must put his personal safety, his reputation and finally his life on the line.
Subjects: Detective and mystery stories.; Crime.;
© 2014., Polygon,
Available copies: 3 / Total copies: 3
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Forget me knot / by Marks, Mary.;
Welcome to San Fernando Valley, California, where Martha Rose and her coterie of quilters are enjoying life on the good side of retirement - until murder pulls a stitch out of their plans.
Subjects: Detective and mystery stories.; Crime.;
© 2014., Kensington,
Available copies: 0 / Total copies: 1
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The Asylum / by Theorin, Johan,1963-;
A dark passageway leads from the nursery to Saint Patricia's asylum. Those who enter are innocents: children visiting their parents. Those inside are some of the most dangerous psychopaths in the country.
Subjects: Detective and mystery stories.; Crime.;
© 2014., Doubleday,
Available copies: 1 / Total copies: 1
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Touch & go / by Gardner, Lisa.;
Justin and Libby Denbe have it all: a beautiful daughter; a gorgeous house; and a great marriage, admired by all. Arriving at the crime scene of their home, investigator Tessa Leoni finds no witnesses, no ransom demands or motive - just a perfect little family, gone. But Tessa knows that flawless fronts can hide the darkest secrets. Now, she must race against the clock to uncover the truth. Who would want to kidnap such a family? And how far would they be willing to go?
Subjects: Detective and mystery stories.; Crime.;
© 2013., Headline,
Available copies: 14 / Total copies: 15
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Weirdo / by Unsworth, Cathi.;
20 years ago, a 15-year-old schoolgirl named Corrine Woodrow was convicted of murdering one of her classmates. But now new forensic evidence indicates that Corrine didn't act alone, and Sean Ward - a private investigator - travels to the seaside town of Ernemouth to try to discover what really happened all those years ago.
Subjects: Detective and mystery stories.; Crime.;
© 2013., Serpent's Tail,
Available copies: 3 / Total copies: 3
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Rubbernecker / by Bauer, Belinda,1962-;
Patrick has been on the outside all his life. Thoughtful, but different, and infuriating even to his own mother, his life changes when he follows an obsession with death to study anatomy at university. When he uncovers a crime that everybody else was too close to see, he proves finally that he has been right all along: nothing is exactly as it seems, and that there have been many more lies closer to home.
Subjects: Detective and mystery stories.; Crime.;
© 2013., Bantam,
Available copies: 2 / Total copies: 2
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Touching distance / by Hurley, Graham.;
Jimmy Suttle has barely got his feet under the desk at his new job. Having flown in the face of his superiors on his first big case he now finds himself trying to track down a random, hugely skilled killer before another innocent dies and before the media tear the force apart.
Subjects: Detective and mystery stories.; Crime.;
© 2013., Orion,
Available copies: 7 / Total copies: 8
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The deliverance of evil / by Costantini, Roberto,1952-;
On 11 July 1982, Elisa Sordi was beautiful. Commissario Michele Balistreri was fearless. Italy was victorious. A killer was waiting. On 9 July 2006, with Sordi's case 24 years cold, and Balistreri haunted by guilt and regret, Italian victory returned. And so did Sordi's killer. But this time Michele Balistreri would be ready. This time he would fear no evil.
Subjects: Detective and mystery stories.; Crime.;
© 2013., Quercus,
Available copies: 1 / Total copies: 3
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