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Weaver, Ashley

Summary: Walking through London's West End after a night at the theater, Amory Ames and her husband Milo run into wealthy investor and former actor Gerard Holloway. Holloway and his wife Georgina are old friends of theirs, and when Holloway invites them to the dress rehearsal of a new play he is directing. However, Amory is shocked to learn that Holloway has cast his mistress, actress Flora Bell, in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEA

Hawkins, Paula

Summary: A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not the first women lost to these dark waters, but their deaths disturb the river and its history, dredging up secrets long submerged. Left behind is a lonely fifteen-year-old girl. Parentless and friendless, she now finds herself in the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HAW

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HAW

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Haw

Silva, Daniel

Summary: Madeline Hart is a rising star in British government: beautiful, intelligent, driven to succeed by an impoverished childhood. But she also has a dark secret. She is the lover of the Prime Minister, Jonathan Lancaster. When she disappears on the island of Corsica, it's clear her kidnappers know about the affair and intend to make the PM pay dearly for his sins. Fearful of scandal that will...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2013

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Patterson, James

Summary: Detective Tom Moon and his multi-talented team face off against an international crime ring looking to seize control of America's most vibrant city, Miami. The city of Miami is Detective Tom Moon's back yard. He's always kept it local, attending University of Miami on a football scholarship, and, as a Miami PD officer, protecting the city's most vulnerable. Now, as the new leader of an FBI task...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC PAT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Patterson 2020

Christie, Agatha

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Detective Hercule Poirot is on a journey to Egypt, where the tranquility of a cruise along the Nile is shattered by the discovery that a stylish young woman has been shot.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Batacan, F. H.

Summary: "In northeast Manila's Quezon City is a district called Payatas--a 50-acre dump that is home to thousands of people who live off of what they can scavenge there. It is one of the poorest neighborhoods in a city whose law enforcement is already stretched thin, devoid of forensic resources and rife with corruption. So when the eviscerated bodies of teenage boys begin to appear in the dump heaps,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY BAT

Oates, Joyce Carol

Summary: The unexpurgated first-person narrative of nineteen-year-old Skyler Rampike, the only surviving child of an infamous American family. A decade ago the Rampikes were destroyed by the murder of Skyler's six-year-old ice-skating champion sister, Bliss, and the media scrutiny that followed. Part investigation into the unsolved murder; part elegy for the lost Bliss and for Skyler's own lost...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OAT

Noble, Shelley

Summary: "Philomena Amesbury, Dowager Countess of Dunbridge, was not about to let a little thing like the death of her husband ruin her social life. She's come to New York City, ready to take the dazzling world of Gilded Age Manhattan by storm. She finds excitement when an early morning visitor arrives, begging for her help. After all, Lady Phil has been known to be useful in a crisis. Especially when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage company 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC NOB

Viets, Elaine

Summary: Hollywood diva Jessica Gray is finishing the last leg of her one-woman show in St Louis, Missouri, and the nearby town of Chouteau Forest is dazzled. During the show she humiliates three homeless women, fires her entourage and makes a bitter enemy of the town's powerful patriarch. She collapses at an after-show party and is rushed to the hospital, but she ignores the advice of her doctors and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VIE

Noble, Shelley

Summary: Lady Dunbridge was not about to let a little thing like the death of her husband ruin her social life. She's come to New York City, ready to take the dazzling world of Gilded Age Manhattan by storm. The social events of the summer have been amusing but Lady Phil is searching for more excitement---and she finds it, when an early morning visitor arrives, begging for her help. After all, Lady Phil...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC NOB

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NOB

Leonard, Peter

Summary: After an altercation with his superiors in Harlan County, Kentucky, Deputy US Marshal, Raylan Givens is offered two choices. He can either retire or finish his career on the fugitive task force in the crime-ridden precincts of Detroit. Acting on a tip, Raylan and his new partner, deputy marshal Bobby Torres arrest Jose Rindo, a destructive and violent criminal. Rindo is also being pursued by...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LEO

Fielding, Joy.

Summary: "Deeply shaken after a brutal attack, Bailey Carpenter struggles to reclaim control over what had once seemed like a neatly-ordered life. Unable to face her job, her friends, or even the world outside her apartment, Bailey is trapped with her thoughts, replaying the attack in a desperate search for a detail that will help the police uncover the identity of her unknown assailant. Bailey sees her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FIE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION FIE

McDermid, Val

Summary: "In Insidious Intent, Tony and Carol are on the hunt for a serial killer who forces the duo to confront their most haunting moral dilemma so far. In the north of England, single women are beginning to disappear from weddings. A pattern soon becomes clear: someone is crashing the festivities and luring the women away--only to leave the victims' bodies in their own burned-out cars in remote...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCD

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCD

Robb, J. D.

Summary: At the star-studded party celebrating the premiere of a movie based on one of her cases, Lieutenant Eve Dallas discovers the actress who played Peabody drowned in the lap pool and investigates.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub./Gale Cengage Learning 2012

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ROB

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Mys ROB

Noonan, Rosalind.

Summary: "Kate McGann is wrenched from sleep by the 3 a.m. phone call every parent dreads. Her nineteen-year-old son, Ben, is lying unconscious in a Syracuse hospital after being attacked in his sleep by an unknown assailant with a baseball bat. While Kate waits, frantically wishing for Ben to wake up and take back his life, she tries to uncover who could have done something so brutal. Ben's talent as a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION NOO

Tracy, P. J.

Summary: Minneapolis detectives Leo Magozzi and Gino Rolseth investigate the murder of Morey Gilbert, the saintly elderly owner of a plant nursery, a homicide that is only the first in a series of killings of elderly victims.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TRA

Fanning, Diane.

Summary: When several patients with dementia, including her father-in-law, disappear and later turn up dead, Virginia homicide detective Lucinda Pierce conducts an investigation that leads her to a strange place resembling a poor man's Disneyland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FAN

Adam, Paul

Summary: A Parisian art dealer is found dead in his hotel room the day after a Paganini concert. In his wallet is a scrap of sheet music, torn from a page that belongs to the competition's winner. But how did the dead man get hold of it? And why? Detective Antonio Guastafeste asks violin maker Gianni Castiglione to help him navigate the curious world of classical musicians, their priceless instruments,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADA

Coyle, Cleo.

Summary: Coffeehouse manager Clare Cosi is hired to create a gourmet coffee and dessert bar for her ex-husband's upcoming wedding to magazine editor Breanne Summour, a difficult task that is complicated by a series of fatal "accidents" targeting people close to Breanne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COY

Howard, Linda

Summary: Jaclyn Wilde is a wedding planner who loves her job--usually. But helping Carrie Edwards with her Big Day has been an unrelenting nightmare. Carrie is a bridezilla of mythic nastiness, a diva whose tantrums are just about as crazy as her demands. But the unpleasant task at hand turns seriously criminal when Carrie is brutally murdered and everyone involved with the ceremony is accusing one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOW

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HOW

Fielding, Joy.

Summary: "A special investigator for a hotshot Miami law firm, Bailey Carpenter is fearless-- until she's attacked and nearly killed while on an assignment. Now nightmares merge into her waking hours and she's unable to venture beyond her front door without panicking. Soon Bailey finds a new use for her idle binoculars: casually observing from her window neighboring buildings and other people's lives....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC FIE

Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia

Summary: "When one of London's best-known literary agents is found dead in strange circumstances, having fallen headlong from his office window, DCI Slider is under pressure from the Borough Commander to confirm a case of accidental death. But when the evidence points to murder, Slider and his team find themselves uncovering some decidedly scandalous secrets in the suave and successful Ed Wiseman's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Beaton, M. C.

Summary: Despite her interest in a handsome new Frenchman, Agatha Raisin cannot get her mind off her ex-husband James Lacey, especially when his young bride is killed right before saying "I do" and Agatha becomes the prime suspect.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M BEA

Beaton, M. C.

Summary: Bossy, impulsive, yet hopelessly romantic, Agatha is dreading the upcoming marriage of her ex-husband, James Lacey. Her best intentions to move on with her life are put on hold when James's young bride is shot to death just minutes before saying I do, and Agatha is named the prime suspect.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Beaton 2009

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