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    • Almost Midnight
      Paul Doiron

      hen his best friend is released from prison under suspicious circumstances, warden investigator Mike Bowditch races to protect his friend's family only to uncover a violent criminal conspiracy.

    • Bad Axe County
      John Galligan

      Dennis Lehane meets Megan Miranda in this tense, atmospheric thriller about the first female sheriff in rural Bad Axe County, Wisconsin, as she searches for a missing girl, battles local drug dealers, and seeks the truth about the death of her parents twenty years ago--all as a winter storm rages in her embattled community.

    • A Better Man
      Louise Penny

      Catastrophic spring flooding, blistering attacks in the media, and a mysterious disappearance greet Chief Inspector Armand Gamache as he returns to the Sûreté du Québec.

    • Booking the Crook
      Laurie Cass

      Minnie Hamilton and her rescue cat, Eddie, cruise around lovely Chilson, Michigan delivering happiness and good reads in their bookmobile. when a favourite customer doesn't turn up to collect her books. Minnie, at Eddie's prodding, checks on the woman and finds her lying dead in her snow-covered driveway. Now it's up to Minnie and her friends to find the perpetrator and give them their due.

    • The Burning Chambers
      Kate Mosse

      Carcassonne 1562: Nineteen-year-old Minou Joubert receives an anonymous letter at her father's bookshop. Sealed with a distinctive family crest, it contains just five words: SHE KNOWS THAT YOU LIVE. But before Minou can decipher the mysterious message, a chance encounter with a young Huguenot convert, Piet Reydon, changes her destiny forever.

    • Conviction
      Denise Mina

      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.

    • Hope Rides Again
      Andrew Shaffer

      In the sequel to the New York Times best-selling novel Hope Never Dies, Obama and Biden reprise their roles as BFFs-turned-detectives as they chase Obama's stolen cell phone through the streets of Chicago—and right into a vast conspiracy.

    • Into the Jungle
      Erica Ferencik

      Taking a job in Bolivia to escape foster care and group homes, Lily apprehensively follows the man she loves into a ruthless, life-threatening jungle region of lawless poachers, bullheaded missionaries and desperate indigenous tribes.

    • Just One Bite
      Jack Heath

      Timothy Blake, ex-consultant for the FBI, now works in body disposal for a local crime lord. One night he stumbles across a body he wasn't supposed to find and is forced to hide it. When the FBI calls Blake in to investigate a missing university professor, Blake recognizes him as the dead man in his freezer. For those who like their mysteries dark and gritty.

    • Knife
      Jo Nesbo

      When Harry wakes up the morning after a blackout, drunken night with blood that's clearly not his own on his hands, it's only the very beginning of what will be a waking nightmare the likes of which even he could never have imagined.

    • Lady in the Lake
      Laura Lippman

      Cleo Sherwood was a young African-American woman who liked to have a good time. No one seems to know or care why she was killed except Maddie--and the dead woman herself. Maddie's going to find the truth about Cleo's life and death.

    • Land of Wolves
      Craig Johnson

      Attempting to recover from his harrowing experiences in Mexico, in Land of Wolves Wyoming Sheriff Walt Longmire is neck deep in the investigation of what could or could not be the suicidal hanging of a shepherd. With unsettling connections to a Basque family with a reputation for removing the legs of Absaroka County sheriffs, matters become even more complicated with the appearance of an oversize wolf in the Big Horn Mountains to which Walt finds himself feeling more and more empathetic.

    • The Long Call
      Anne Cleeves

      In North Devon, Detective Matthew Venn stands outside the church as his father's funeral takes place. Once loved and cherished, the day Matthew left the strict evangelical community he grew up in, he lost his family too. Now, as he turns and walks away again, he receives a call from one of his team. A body has been found on the beach nearby: a man with a tattoo of an albatross on his neck, stabbed to death. The case calls Matthew back into the community he thought he had left behind, as deadly secrets hidden at its heart are revealed, and his past and present collide.

    • Paper Son
      S.J. Rozan

      Informed that an unknown cousin is in jail, Chinese-American private detective Lydia Chin and her partner, Bill Smith, travel to the Mississippi Delta, where they confront river-levee disputes, computer scams and questions about her cousin's innocence.

    • The Shameless
      Ace Atkins

      Twenty years ago, a teenager Brandon Taylor walked into the Big Woods north of Tibbehah County, Mississippi, and never returned. As a 10-year-old, Quinn Colson had been lost in those same woods, so the case has particular meaning for him. When a child s bones are found in the woods, and the case reopens, some point fingers to Quinn's uncle, the former sheriff, who took his own life in a cloud of corruption and shame. Quinn's wife Maggie, a childhood friend Brandon, thinks there's a darker conspiracy at work. Letters she receives from a mysterious inmate at a Tennessee state pen may hold the answers.

    • Thirteen
      Steve Cavanagh

      Joshua Kane has been preparing for this moment his whole life. He's done it before. But this is the big one. This is the murder trial of the century. And Kane has killed to get the best seat in the house. But there's someone on his tail. Someone who suspects that the killer isn't the man on trial. Kane knows time is running out - he just needs to get to the conviction without being discovered. For the only way to guarantee a guilty verdict is to get a seat on the jury.

    • To the Land of Long Lost Friends
      Alexander McCall Smith

      In the latest book in the widely beloved No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe takes on a case for a childhood acquaintance but her inquiries will require an even more delicate touch than usual.

    • Under the Cold Bright Lights
      Garry Disher

      The young detectives call Alan Auhl a retread, but that doesn't faze him. He does things his own way - and gets results. He still lives with his ex-wife, off and on, in a big house full of random boarders and hard-luck stories. And he's still a cop, even though he retired from Homicide some years ago. He works cold cases now. Auhl will stick with these cases until justice is done. One way or another.