• Eight Perfect Murders: A Novel

    Eight Perfect Murders: A Novel

    Swanson, Peter

    The story of a bookseller who finds himself at the center of an FBI investigation because a very clever killer has started using his list of fiction's most ingenious murders.--

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 124 on 25 copies

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  • The Last Passenger

    The Last Passenger

    Finch, Charles

    "London, 1855: A young and eager Charles Lenox faces his toughest case yet: a murder without a single clue. Slumped in a first-class car at Paddington Station is the body of a young, handsome gentleman. He has no luggage, empty pockets, and no sign of violence upon his person - yet Lenox knows instantly that it's not a natural death. Pursuing the investigation against the wishes of Scotland Yard, the detective encounters every obstacle London in 1855 has to offer, from obstinate royalty to class prejudice to the intense grief of his closest friend."--

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 103 on 27 copies

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  • Golden in Death

    Golden in Death

    Robb, J. D.

    "Pediatrician Kent Abner received the package on a beautiful April morning. Inside was a cheap trinket, a golden egg that could be opened into two halves. When he pried it apart, highly toxic airborne fumes entered his body--and killed him. After Eve Dallas calls the hazmat team--and undergoes testing to reassure both her and her husband that she hasn't been exposed--it's time to look into Dr. Abner's past and relationships. Not every victim Eve encounters is an angel, but it seems that Abner came pretty close--though he did ruffle some feathers over the years by taking stands for the weak and defenseless. While the lab tries to identify the deadly toxin, Eve hunts for the sender. But when someone else dies in the same grisly manner, it becomes clear that she's dealing with either a madman--or someone who has a hidden and elusive connection to both victims"--

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 92 on 24 copies

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  • Pretty as A Picture: A Novel

    Pretty as A Picture: A Novel

    Little, Elizabeth

    Marissa Dahl, a shy but successful film editor, travels to a small island off the coast of Delaware to work with the legendary--and legendarily demanding--director Tony Rees on a feature film with a familiar logline. Some girl dies. It's not much to go on, but the specifics don't concern Marissa. Whatever the script is, her job is the same. She'll spend her days in the editing room, doing what she does best: turning pictures into stories. But she soon discovers that on this set, nothing is as it's supposed to be--or as it seems. There are rumors of accidents and indiscretions, of burgeoning scandals and perilous schemes. Half the crew has been fired. The other half wants to quit. Even the actors have figured out something is wrong. And no one seems to know what happened to the editor she was hired to replace.

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 87 on 23 copies

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  • The Decent Inn of Death

    The Decent Inn of Death

    Airth, Rennie

    On a trip into Winchester, former Chief Inspector Angus Sinclair learns of a tragedy that has taken place in the village he is staying in. Beloved church organist Greta Hartmann has slipped and fallen to her death in a shallow creek, and while investigations conclude it to be an accident, her friend and housemate Vera remains unconvinced. Learning that Greta was the widower of a prominent anti-Nazi German preacher, Sinclair resolves to dig deeper into the story. At a stately manor, Julia Lesage is confined to a wheelchair; her devoted staff which include her secretary, cook, and driver, adore her. A gentleman with dubious business dealings is also staying at the house. When a blizzard hits, Sinclair and Madden are stranded at the manor. A murder takes place, and everyone becomes a suspect. -- adapted from back cover

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 82 on 17 copies

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  • Trace Elements

    Trace Elements

    Leon, Donna

    "When Dottoressa Donato calls the Questura to report that a dying patient at the hospice Fatebenefratelli wants to speak to the police, Commissario Guido Brunetti and his colleague, Claudia Griffoni, waste no time in responding. "They killed him. It was bad money. I told him no," Benedetta Toso gasps the words about her recently deceased husband, Vittorio Fadalto. Even though he is not sure she can hear him, Brunetti softly promises he and Griffoni will look into what initially appears to be a private family tragedy. They discover that Fadalto worked in the field collecting samples of contamination for a company that measures the cleanliness of Venice's water supply and that he had died in a mysterious motorcycle accident. Distracted briefly by Vice Questore Patta's obsession with youth crime in Venice, Brunetti is bolstered once more by the remarkable research skills of Patta's secretary, Signora Elettra Zorzi. Piecing together the tangled threads, in time Brunetti comes to realize the perilous meaning in the woman's accusation and the threat it reveals to the health of the entire region. But justice in this case proves to be ambiguous, as Brunetti is reminded it can be when, seeking solace, he reads Aeschylus's classic play The Eumenides"--

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 64 on 26 copies

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  • When You See Me: A Novel

    When You See Me: A Novel

    Gardner, Lisa

    "FBI Special Agent Kimberly Quincy and Sergeant Detective D.D. Warren have built a task force to follow the digital bread crumbs left behind by deceased serial kidnapper Jacob Ness. When a disturbing piece of evidence is discovered in the hills of Georgia, they bring Flora Dane and true-crime savant Keith Edgar to a small town where something seems to be deeply wrong. What at first looks like a Gothic eeriness soon hardens into something much more sinister... and they discover that for all the evil Jacob committed while alive, his worst secret is still to be revealed. Quincy and D.D. must summon their considerable skills and experience to crack the most disturbing case of their careers -- and Flora must face her own past directly in the hope of saving others." --Provided by publisher.

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 62 on 24 copies

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  • Conviction


    Mina, Denise

    An upper-class Edinburgh housewife who enjoys listening to the sordid details of true-crime podcasts has her world turned upside down when a new podcast turns out to have connections to her own dark past.

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 56 on 36 copies

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  • Long Range

    Long Range

    Box, C. J.

    "When Joe Pickett is asked to join the rescue efforts for the victim of a startling grizzly attack, he reluctantly leaves his district behind. One survivor of the grizzly's rampage tells a bizarre story, but just as Joe begins to suspect the attack is not what it seems, he is brought home by an emergency on his own turf. Someone has targeted a prominent local judge, shooting at him from a seemingly impossible distance. While the judge was not hit, his wife is severely wounded, and it is up to Joe to find answers--and the shooter. The search for the would-be assassin becomes personal when Joe's best friend, Nate Romanowski--just as he's adjusting to the arrival of his first child--falls under suspicion for the crime. It's a race against the clock as Joe tries to clear Nate's name and identify the real shooter, all while deciphering the grizzly encounter. Beset by threats both man-made and natural, the two men must go to great lengths to keep their loved ones safe." --

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 53 on 26 copies

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  • The Evil Men Do

    The Evil Men Do

    McMahon, John

    "A cop takes on a harrowing new case and confronts old personal demons. What if the one good thing you did in your life doomed you to die?"-- (8/13/2020 8:05:12 AM)

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 50 on 8 copies

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