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The ghost and Mrs. Jeffries (Mrs. Jeffries. #3.)
Par Emily Brightwell. 2015
Inspector Witherspoon always triumphs... but how does he do it? Even the inspector himself doesn't know - because his secret…weapon is as ladylike as she is clever. She's Mrs. Jeffries, the determined, delightful detective, who is also Inspector Witherspoon's housekeeper. While death is unpredictable, the murder of Mrs. Hodges was foreseen at a spooky seance. Mrs. Jeffries may not be able to see the future in a crystal ball, but she can look into the past and put things in order to solve this haunting crime, with the help of the staff at Upper Edmonton Gardens. Sequel to "Mrs. Jeffries dusts for clues", followed by "Mrs. Jeffries on the ball". 2015.
The girl who disappeared twice
Par Andrea Kane. 2011
Forensic Instincts - a team of independent maverick investigators comprised of a techie-genius, a former Navy SEAL/FBI agent, a psychic,…and a retired FBI dog - must rescue a kidnapped five-year-old girl. But with so many people who could have benefited from the girl's abduction, tracking down the culprit will push the team to the limit. 2011.
The goddaughter's revenge (Rapid reads)
Par Melodie Campbell. 2013
When jewellery-store owner Gina Gallo and her boyfriend Pete take a week's vacation, she leaves the store in the hands…of her cousin from New York. After all, cousin Carmine is a certified gemologist—but Carmine is also in the Mob. When Gina gets back, she discovers that her cousin has spent his time switching real gems for fakes in the jewellery of some of her best customers. With her reputation on the line, what's a Mob goddaughter to do? Sequel to "The goddaughter". 2013.
While Sherlock Holmes tries to find medical attention for his wounded long-lost son Damian, his wife Mary Russell flees with…Damian’s three-year-old daughter. They are all on the run from both the law and the religious fanatic who shot Damian and wants the little girl. 2010.
The game: a Mary Russell novel (Mary Russell novel. #7.)
Par Laurie R King. 2004
1924. Sherlock Holmes and his wife, Mary Russell, visit India to investigate the disappearance of Kimball O’Hara, a spy for…England and the inspiration for Rudyard Kipling’s famed Kim. Traveling incognito, the couple encounter life-threatening dangers. 2004.
The good husband of Zebra Drive (No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency. #8.)
Par Alexander McCall Smith. 2007
Precious Ramotswe's husband, J.L.B. Matekoni plans to do something special for their adopted daughter, but when his plans hit some…snags he's happy to be married to resourceful and understanding Precious. 2007.
The golden calf (Inspector Irene Huss investigation. #5.)
Par Helene Tursten. 2013
Three men are found brutally executed in one of Göteborg's most fashionable neighborhoods. All three men were involved in an…online poker company, but that's all they appear to have in common. The complex investigation immerses Detective Inspector Irene Huss and her colleagues into a world of expensive cars, fancy homes, and impressive castles in the air. Meanwhile, the normally peaceful atmosphere of the Huss family is disturbed by marital tension as Irene suspects her husband Krister of having an affair with a younger woman. Sequel to "The glass devil", followed by "The fire dance". 2013. Uniform title: Guldkalven.
The glass coffin: a Joanne Kilbourn mystery (Joanne Kilbourn Mystery Ser. #No. 8)
Par Gail Bowen. 2002
Sleuth Joanne Kilbourn is dismayed to find out that her friend Jill is marrying filmmaker Evan MacLeish. While he is…famous, he has also exploited the lives - and deaths - of the two wives he lost to suicide by making acclaimed films about them. And now, he is on the point of releasing his most potentially explosive film yet, one that features his 17-year-old daughter Bryn. Some strong language. 2003.
The gifted: a Joanne Kilbourn mystery (Joanne Kilbourn mysteries. #14.)
Par Gail Bowen. 2013
Jo and Zack are both proud and a little concerned when their youngest daughter Taylor has two paintings chosen for…a high-level fund-raising auction. One they've seen; the other, Taylor has carefully guarded in her studio. When the hidden painting is finally revealed it sparks a new kind of relationship between Taylor and her model, and becomes the centre of a series of troubling incidents. Includes sex and violence. c2013.
The girl in the cellar (Miss Silver mystery. #32.)
Par Patricia Wentworth. 1996
She comes to consciousness to find herself in the dark, standing on some cellar steps, not knowing who she is…or how she has got there. But she does know that a dead girl lies at the bottom of the steps. Fortunately Miss Silver is about to enter the scene. 1996.
The fine art of murder: a Katherine Sullivan mystery (The Katherine Sullivan series. #1.)
Par Emily Barnes. 2016
Former police chief Katherine Sullivan has been called brilliant, brave, compassionate, and quirky, but after decades of crime fighting, this…resilient grandmother with an artist's soul is discovering that retirement can be just as deadly as being on the job. Followed by "Death in the abstract". 2016.
The fire dance (Inspector Irene Huss investigation. #6.)
Par Helene Tursten, Laura A Wideburg. 2014
Detective Inspector Irene Huss hasn't seen Sophie Malmborg for over fifteen years, but she's still haunted by the young ballerina's…role in the fire that killed her stepfather. The case resurfaces when Sophie disappears and the charred remains of a dancer are found. Sequel to "The golden calf", followed by "The beige man". 2014. Uniform title: Eldsdansen.
The forgotten girls (Louise Rick/Camilla Lind series. #7)
Par Sara Blædel, Signe Rød Golly. 2015
In a forest in Denmark, a ranger discovers the fresh corpse of an unidentified woman. A large scar on one…side of her face should make the identification easy, but nobody has reported her missing. After four days, Louise Rick--the new commander of the Missing Persons Department--is still without answers. But when she releases a photo to the media, an older woman phones to say that she recognizes the woman as Lisemette, a child she once cared for in the state mental institution many years ago. Lisemette, like the other children in the institution, was abandoned by her family and branded a "forgotten girl." But Louise soon discovers something more disturbing: Lisemette had a twin, and both girls were issued death certificates over thirty years ago. As the investigation brings Louise closer to her childhood home, she uncovers more crimes that were committed--and hidden--in the forest, and finds a terrible link to her own past that has been carefully concealed. Sequel to "The stolen angel", followed by "The killing forest". 2015. Uniform title: Glemte piger.
The forgotten affairs of youth (Isabel Dalhousie. #No. 8)
Par Alexander McCall Smith. 2011
Edinburgh, Scotland. Isabel Dalhousie agrees to help fellow philosopher Jane Cooper, who is Australian, search for her biological father. Meanwhile…Isabel considers marrying the father of her two-year-old son, and Isabel’s niece Cat has inadvertently served a poisonous mushroom tart to people at her café. 2011.
The front (Win Garano novels ; #2)
Par Patricia Daniels Cornwell. 2008
Massachusetts State Investigator Win Garano is given one of his most challenging cases yet when he is asked to investigate…the death of a young British woman murdered more than forty years ago. Assumed to be a victim of the Boston Strangler, Janie Brolin was raped and left for dead in 1962. With no DNA and sketchy police records, this is a case that will test Garano to his limits. 2008. (Win Garano novels ; 2)
The Friday Society
Par Adrienne Kress. 2012
Cora, Nellie, and Michiko, teenaged assistants to three powerful men in Edwardian London, meet by chance at a ball that…ends with the discovery of a murdered man, leading the three to work together to solve this and related crimes without drawing undue attention to themselves. For junior and senior high readers. Includes violence and strong language. 2012.
The full cupboard of life (Precious Ramotswe ; #5)
Par Alexander McCall Smith. 2003
Gaborone, Botswana. A wealthy woman hires Precious Ramotswe, head of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, to investigate the sincerity…of several potential husbands. Precious resolves not only her client's quandary but also her own fiancé's reluctance to marry. Sequel to "The Kalahari typing school for men" (DC29230). Bestseller. 2003. (Precious Ramotswe ; 5). (No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series)
The forgotten: a Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus novel (Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus mystery. #13.)
Par Faye Kellerman. 2001
Hate crime leads to murder after a small synagogue is vandalized. As Rina Lazarus and her husband, LAPD detective Peter…Decker, investigate, they learn their son, Jacob, knows the teenage suspect, Ernesto Golding. Then Golding and his therapist are found dead. Some strong language. Bestseller. Sequel to "Stalker", followed by "Stone kiss". 2001.
The fens (Abby Endicott. #3.)
Par Pamela Wechsler. 2018
Chief of homicide district attorney Abby Endicott hasn't had the easiest adjustment to normal life. Her wealthy Boston family has…cut her off because of her dangerous job, her new apartment with her musician boyfriend Ty is not up to her standards, and her impending position as godmother to her new niece or nephew is overwhelming. However, her personal life is about to be put on hold when the catcher for the Red Sox goes missing and she gets the case. Soon, it's not just a case of a missing celebrity. Another player turns up dead and the frantic search for Rudy Maddox escalates. It's when Abby discovers greased baseballs and mysterious sums of cash belonging to the victims that she realizes this goes far deeper than she realizes, and it may be more than just the Red Sox's season in danger. Sequel to "The graves". 2018.
The corpse with the golden nose (A Cait Morgan mystery ; #2)
Par Cathy Ace. 2013
Convinced that the world-famous owner of a family-run vineyard was murdered, criminologist Cait Morgan shares her findings with Bud Anderson,…a retired homicide cop. But he believes that the woman took her own life, whatever her grief-stricken sister might say. That is, until death strikes again, in the neat rows of grapevines that clamber up the banks of Lake Okanagan. Uncovering obsessions that might have fuelled murderous thoughts among the victim's wacky neighbours is a start, but as Cait unravels the clues, she realizes that more lives are at stake. Sequel to "The corpse with the silver tongue". 2013.