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The Red Room
by Nicci French

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July 01, 2014

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'Nicci French's sophisticated, compassionate and gripping crime novels stand head and shoulders above the competition' Sophie Hannah *** Enter the Red Room - where nightmares become reality He almost took your life. Now his is in your hands... After psychologist Kit Quinn is brutally attacked by a prisoner, she is determined to get straight back to work. When the police want her help in linking the man who attacked her to a series of murders, she refuses to simply accept the obvious. But the closer her investigation takes her to the truth behind the savage crimes, the nearer Kit gets to the dark heart of her own terror. *** Praise for Nicci French: 'French leads the field' Sunday Express 'Brilliantly crafted . . . masterly control of suspense' Daily Mirror 'Tense, frightening, gripping' Easy Living 'Dark, nerve-tingling and addictive' Daily Express 'Gripping, chilling, moving' Observer
Havana Run (John Deal)
by Les Standiford

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July 06, 2004

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Hoping to rebuild the family construction business, John Deal takes a job in Cuba only to find that he has been set up as an unwitting pawn in a plot to rescue an American prisoner from a Castro jail. Reprint.
The Ninety Million Dollar Mouse (Milo Turner Mystery)
by Francis M. Nevins

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Hired to investigate some inane love poems that represent the key to a holographic will, con man Milo Turner matches wits with a bizarre religious cult that will stop at nothing to gain the legacy, a multi-million-dollar corporation
The Spice Box
by Lou Jane Temple

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April 04, 2006

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Fleeing the Irish potato famine to build a new life in New York City, Bridget takes a job as a cook for the wealthy, powerful Isaac Gold, but her first day ends in tragedy when she stumbles upon the body of her employer's youngest son. Reissue.
Amorous Accident: A Dog's Eye View of Murder
by Jean C. Keating

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Amorous Accident:A Dog's Eye View of Murder opens on a homicide scene in Richmond, Virginia in the early 1990's. The victim is an oncologist at the prestigious Commonwealth Cancer Institute. The murder investigation is assigned to Lt. Kevin Andrews, a fifty-seven year old bachelor with a weight problem. <P>The research lab in which the body is found contains live animals including two dogs. When various individuals press to get the dogs, as well as the victim's research notes, Andrews suspects that the dogs may hold some key to the murder. He arranges to house the dogs where he knows they will be safe. He carries them to Williamsburg, to the home of his godson, Jonathan Colt, a science fiction writer. Colt's wife, Genna is a consulting engineer with NASA, but more importantly to Andrews' needs, a breeder and lover of all dogs, especially a tiny breed called Papillon. <P>The homicide coincides with the arrival of another dog in the Colt's household, a long awaited puppy -- named Amorous Accident -- born to the Colt's pampered and much-loved pair of champion Papillons. The top dog in the Colt's household, a spoiled, jealous champion called Sky, short for CH Wing's Red Sky At Morning, is not at all happy with the arrival of his son which he sees as competition for Genna's attention, but welcomes one of the lab dogs as a playmate. <P>Andrews initial investigation quickly identifies a host of possible suspects. Dr. Harold Ketterholt, the administrator of the Institute is very protective of the victim's wife Danielle, but also a little nervous when her name is mentioned. The victim's partner, Thomas Berkley, suggests to Andrews that Danielle was suspicious of a relationship other than professional between her husband and his secretary, Piper Morgan. Berkley is also quick to enumerate the many clashes between the victim and a fellow researcher, Dr. Matthew Langston. The victim's callous disregard for the animal subjects of his research has prompted several bitter exchanges between the victim and Langston in the past. The victim has been receiving letters in recent weeks accusing him of a child's death along with references to a poem entitled "Brown Eyes" which stresses the poignant thoughts of a dog being subjected to an overdose of drugs and treated with insensitiveness. An old patient in a wheelchair is quick to tell Andrews that the victim had the bedside manner of a barracuda and was probably the victim of some patient's revenge. <P>Ketterhold aggressively tries to shift the blame away from members of the institute, stressing the probability that animal rights activists are responsible. The poem "Brown Eyes" received by the victim certainly lends some support to his line of reasoning, but Genna is as quick to argue against that idea as she is to identify the owners of the smaller dog found in the lab from the tattoo on the dog. She contacts the owners and arranges to return the dog to them without concern for the legalities, promising to use her own funds to fight the institute. <P>The methods of the two slueths contrast the professional and the amateur. The pampered life of Genna's Sky and the endearing scenes of the care lavished upon Amorous Accident, the new-born puppy, contrast sharply throughout the book with the impending doom and callous disregard for the worth of the unclaimed dog from the lab, which Genna names Blacky. The sadness of Blacky's plight are offset by the wily antics of Andrews as he tries to solve a complex mystery while avoiding his diet. <P>Both human and canine characters are believable and appealing, the descriptions of Virginia in the spring are a delight, and the complex mystery is entertaining and challenging.
Pictures Of Perfection (CH) (Charnwood Library)
by Reginald Hill

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'Hill's central characters are so real that you can picture them instantly, and his grasp of local Yorkshire life is as sure as his always sharp gift for narrative.' TIME OUT. "Reginald Hill is among the most entertaining and invigorating detective novelists writing at present." Times Literary Supplement When a policeman goes missing from the pretty village of Enscombe, high in the Mid-Yorkshire dales, DCI Peter Pascoe gets worried. Andy Dalziel thinks he's just overreacting until Sergeant Wield also shows signs of changing his first impressions of village life. Over two eventful days, a pattern emerges - of lust and lying, family feuds, frustrated desires and unbalanced minds. Not even the presence of the Mid-Yorkshire CID trio can change the course of history, though one of them is to find the course of his own personal history changed for ever.
Revenant
by Carolyn Haines

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August 28, 2007

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When a decades-old mass grave near a notorious <Br>Biloxi nightclub is unearthed, reporter<Br>Carson Lynch is among the first on the scene.<Br><Br><Br><Br>The remains of five women lie within, each one buried<Br>with a bridal veil—and without her ring finger. <Br><Br><Br><Br>Once an award-winning journalist, Carson<Br>knows her career is now hanging by a thread.<Br>This story has pulled her out of a pit of<Br>alcohol and self-loathing, and with justice<Br>and redemption in mind she begins to<Br>investigate. Days later two more bodies appear,<Br>begging the question—is a copycat murderer<Br>terrorizing Biloxi, or has a serial killer<Br>awoken from a twenty-five-year slumber?
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Flesh and Blood
by Harvey John

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Fifteen years ago Susan Blacklock disappeared. Although Detective Inspector Frank Elder has taken early retirement, the case still plagues his mind. Prime suspects, Shane Donald and Alan McKeirnan, were convicted a year later of the brutal rape and murder of a young girl, and now that Shane has been granted parole, Elder fe