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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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If I should die / by Frank, Matthew.;
Scarred physically and mentally while serving with the army in Afghanistan, trainee detective Joseph Stark must endure the rigours of a murder investigation while battling his own demons and dealing the suspicions and jealousies of his new colleagues. But as it becomes clear that there's a great deal more at stake than the tragic killing of a South London down and out, it seems Stark's formidable determination, courage and drive may not this time be enough to see him through.
Subjects: Detective and mystery stories.; Crime.;
© 2014., Michael Joseph,
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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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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,
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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,
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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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The cocktail waitress / by Cain, James M.(James Mallahan),1892-1977.;
Following her husband's death in an accident, beautiful young widow Joan Medford is forced to take a job serving drinks in a cocktail lounge to make ends meet. At the job she encounters two men interested in her, a handsome young schemer and a wealthy older man who rewards her with an offer of marriage.
Subjects: Detective and mystery stories.; Crime.;
© 2013., Titan,
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The detective's daughter / by Thomson, Lesley,1958-;
Summer, 1981. The body of Kate Rokesmith is found by the River Thames in London. Her four-year-old son is wandering nearby, traumatised and mute. Detective Inspector Darnell cancells yet another trip he has promised his daughter Stella and heads for the scene of the crime. The murder is never solved. Winter, 2011. It's another busy day at the Clean Slate office. Owner and head cleaner Stella Darnell is annoyed to have her routine interrupted by the news that her father has died of a heart attack. Dutifully sorting his belongings, she finds the case papers for the Kate Rokesmith murder gathering dust in his attic. Stella cannot resist the lure of bringing order to chaos. Red pen in hand, she determines to find the killer.
Subjects: Detective and mystery stories.; Crime.;
© 2013., Head of Zeus,
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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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Books / by Hill, Charlie.;
Two holidaymakers die of a mysterious condition while on holiday in Corfu, piquing neurologist Lauren Manning's interest. She investigates, finding help in the unlikely form of Richard Liggett: independent bookshop owner, avant garde (unpublished) short story writer and borderline alcoholic. Together they discover the killer: best-selling author Tony Sayles and his insipid novels. Will they be able to stop him before millions die?
Subjects: Detective and mystery stories.; Crime.;
© 2013., Tindal Street,
Available copies: 1 / Total copies: 1
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