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By Veronica Stallwood. 2002
Writer Kate Ivory can't believe her luck when she's headhunted by a successful and modern publishing house. Her days as… a down-the-list romance writer seem to finally be well and truly over. But her good fortune is to be short-lived. When her new editor, Neil Orson, falls victim to fraud, he has to fight to clear his name and regain his reputation. But when the criminal responsible is found dead, Neil is the obvious suspect. Some strong language. 2002.
By Veronica Stallwood. 1995
Kate Ivory's acquaintance with Olivia Blackett, a young and attractive English don at Leicester College, Oxford, was brief and decidedly… less than amicable. The two clashed over the sensational material that Olivia had found on a respected literary figure - material Kate hopes to use in her novel. But now Olivia has been found dead and Kate's friend Liam Ross is high on the list of murder suspects. Strong language. Sequel to "Oxford exit" (DC31795). Followed by "Oxford fall" (DC30662). 1995. (Kate Ivory ; 3)
By Veronica Stallwood. 1994
When novelist Kate Ivory is offered an assignment at Oxford's Bodleian Library, she accepts. For valuable books have been disappearing… from the university's library, and Kate is determined to find out how. Then she hears stories of a young librarian found murdered the year before. Could there be a connection? Meanwhile, someone is about to confess, anonymously, to an appalling crime. 1994.
By Patricia Wentworth. 1996
James and Carmona Hardwick are playing host to numerous friends at their family residence. The arrival of a figure from… Carmona's past causes mounting tension, culminating in murder. Fortunately Miss Silver is present to unravel the complex mystery. 1996.
By Sue Grafton. 2001
Private investigator Kinsey Millhone is hired by prominent physician Dowan Purcell's ex-wife to find him. Medicare investigators are looking for… the elderly doctor, too, although his current wife isn't. Also, Kinsey is curious about her office landlord's past when she discovers he's suspected of patricide. Some strong language. Bestseller. 2001. (Kinsey Millhone mysteries ; 16)
By Marie-Bernadette Dupuy. 2012
Deux intrigues. 'Cognac, un festival meurtrier': l'une en pleine ville d'Angoulême; cela étonne et inquiète... Irwan, Xavier et Maud, brillant… trio d'inspecteurs, commencent à peine leur enquête qu'une autre femme subit le même sort. 'Vent de terreur sur Baignes': la 2e intrigue de déroule à Baignes, agréable petite ville dont le passé historique fut riche et mouvementé. 2012.
By Marie-Bernadette Dupuy. 2012
Deux intrigues. 1 : Dans la région de Villebois-Lavalette, en Charente, trois hommes et deux adolescentes se sont évanouis dans… la nature. Lorsqu'un des disparus est retrouvé mort, victime d'un meurtre, Maud Delage et ses compagnons de travail n'ont plus de temps à perdre. 2 : Sur le point de se marier à son ami d'enfance, Julie décide soudain de s'enfuir avec un séducteur de pacotille, croyant vivre enfin une véritable passion. Quand elle est retrouvée morte au fond d'un puits dans le district de la Grande Champagne, Maud et son équipe entrent en action pour résoudre l'énigme, qui les mènera sur plusieurs pistes, y compris le surnaturel Suite de "Du sang sous les collines", suivi de "Cognac, un festival meurtrier". 2012.
By Marie-Bernadette Dupuy. 2012
Nouvelle recrue à la gendarmerie dAngoulême, en Charente (France), Maud Delage doit résoudre un double meurtre avec l'aide d'Irwan et… de Xavier, qui ne sont pas indifférents à ses charmes. Les trois nouveaux collègues découvriront une horrible machination dont l'origine se trouve dans une sombre histoire de désir et d'argent. Or, l'enquête conduira Maud et ses acolytes jusque dans les souterrains d'Angoulême, où la jeune policière pourrait très bien être la prochaine victime. 2012.
By Jo Bannister. 2017
Returning to work after an extended leave of absence, Detective Constable Hazel Best's first task is to shadow TV historian… Oliver Ford, who has arrived in Norbold to open a new museum. What should have been a routine assignment takes a decidedly dramatic turn, however, when Hazel saves Ford from a murderous attack that would appear to be an act of jihad. But why would someone fly thousands of miles to firebomb an obscure little museum in a quiet English village? Hazel can't help but think that there's something more to this case than meets the eye. Meanwhile, Hazel's friend Gabriel Ash and her lodger Saturday are growing increasingly uneasy at Hazel's developing relationship with Oliver--but neither of them can guess at the real danger that Hazel faces nor the direction from which it will come. Sequel to "Desperate measures". 2017.
By Sara Blædel. 2012
Inspector Louise Rick is called out to Holbraek Fjord when a young immigrant girl is found drowned, a piece of… concrete tied around her waist and two mysterious circular patches on the back of her neck. Navigating the complex web of family and community ties in Copenhagen's tightly knit ethnic communities, Louise must find the remorseless predator, or predators, before it is too late. Sequel to "Call me princess", followed by "The night women". 2012. Uniform title: Kun ét liv.
By Laura Childs. 2009
While riding her horse in a race through the South Carolina Lowcountry, Theodosia Browning finds her arch nemesis, Abby Davis,… dead. What's more, the victim's brother is Theodosia's old flame. Who'd have guessed they'd be reunited through cold-blooded murder? Sequel to "The silver needle murder", followed by "The teaberry strangler". 2009.
By Gilbert Morris. 1991
Pursuing a new case for her father's detective agency, Dani Ross awakens in a strange place surrounded by 11 other… people. Their lives depend on confessing a dark secret. Can Dani find the link between these strangers before time runs out? Followed by "And then there were two". 1991.
By Cleo Coyle. 2014
Fairy tale fever has descended on New York City. Broadway fans are flocking to Red Riding Hood: The Musical; museums… are exhibiting art inspired by the Brothers Grimm; and Clare Cosi gives her coffee truck a "Jack and the Beanstalk" makeover for a Central Park festival. Clare's coffee hunter ex-husband contributes a bag of African beans with alleged magical properties, and his octogenarian mother entertains customers with readings of the grinds. But Clare remains skeptical--until she receives a vision that helps her find the body of a young model in the park's woods. The police dismiss the "sleeping beauty" as the victim of a drug overdose. Then Clare uncovers evidence that points to a roster of suspects, from a wolf of Wall Street to a New York Giant and a wicked witch of the West Side. Now Clare is really in the woods--with a dangerous predator on her heels and an investigation that leads from a secret Prince Charming club right back to her own NYPD detective boyfriend. Sequel to "Billionaire blend", followed by "Dead to the last drop". 2014.
By Cleo Coyle. 2011
Clare Cosi used to manage the historic Village Blend coffeehouse--until she opted for quieter pastures and a more suburban life.… But after ten years and a little friendly cajoling from the owner, she's back to the grind. With a sprawling rent-free apartment directly above the Village Blend, her cat Java by her side, and plenty of coffeehouse redecorating ideas, Clare is thrilled to return to work. Until she discovers the assistant manager unconscious in the back of the store, coffee grounds strewn everywhere. Followed by "Through the grinder". 2011.
By Anne Holt, Anne Bruce. 2017
When bombs explode at the Oslo offices of the National Council for Islam in Norway, detective Hanne Wilhelmsen is on… the case. As the mood of the city darkens, Hanne realizes that Oslo is up against forces far more terrible and menacing than ever before. 2017. Uniform title: Offline.
By Valerie Wilson Wesley. 2008
Life is good for Tamara. Her New Jersey-based private investigation business is thriving, she has a loving boyfriend, and her… teenage son is doing well in school. But then Lilah Love saunters into Tamara's office. She claims her daughter has been stolen and wants Tamara to rescue the little girl. The case should be simple enough, but there are other parties interested in the child, and soon Tamara is immersed in a web of deceit and murder. Things get even more complicated after her son witnesses a brutal murder, putting him directly in harm's way. 2008.
By Laurie R King. 1999
Palestine, 1919. Britain has recently driven the Turks out of the country and is trying to stem the ethnic and… religious unrest in the area. Meanwhile, Sherlock Holmes and his apprentice, Mary Russell, are sent to Jerusalem by Sherlock’s older brother Mycroft to investigate murder and treason. 1999.
By Patricia H Rushford. 2001
Retired Portland, Oregon, policewoman Helen Bradley investigates the murder of a gerontologist who was experimenting with a possible cure for… Alzheimer’s disease. When his wife is also murdered, Helen - against the advice of family members - checks into the doctor’s convalescent home to observe the effects of his research. 2001.
By Parnell Hall. 2014
When young attorney Becky Baldwin hires Cora Felton to accompany her to New York City to meet a new client… in his penthouse apartment, the Puzzle Lady jumps at the chance. But when she and Becky arrive at the apartment, they find the man is dead. There's a puzzle on his chest, and a prowler is searching the bedroom. Cora pulls her gun and gets off a shot as the intruder ducks out the window. The NYPD now think Cora is the murderer. Getting her off should be a breeze for Becky, but when the fatal bullet is too badly damaged to identify, Cora is lucky to get out on bail. 2014.
By Deborah Crombie. 2003
Detective inspector Gemma James accompanies her friend Hazel to Scotland, where Hazel and her old flame, Donald Brodie, reunite. When… Donald’s murder puts Hazel under suspicion, Gemma summons her own lover and former partner, Duncan Kincaid, to help investigate. c2003.