Beaton, M C     
Death of a witch
Hamish Macbeth, Scotland's most laconic and low-tech policeman, investigates the death of a woman with seemingly unearthly powers.

Box, C J     
Shots fired : stories from Joe Pickett Country

Camilleri, Andrea     
Angelica's smile

Child, Lee     
Personal : A Jack Reacher Novel

Cornwell, Patricia Daniels     
Flesh and Blood : A Scarpetta Novel

Crombie, Deborah     
To Dwell in Darkness

Griffiths, Elly     
The outcast dead : a Ruth Galloway mystery
Forensic archaeologist Ruth Galloway uncovers the bones of a Victorian murderess while a baby snatcher threatens modern-day Norfolk in this exciting new entry in a beloved series. Every year a ceremony is held in Norwich for the bodies in the paupers' graves: the Service for the Outcast Dead. Ruth has a particular interest in this year's proceedings. Her recent dig at Norwich Castle turned up the body of the notorious Mother Hook, who was hanged in 1867 for the murder of five children. Now Ruth

Hayder, Mo     
When a vagrant--the Walking Man--finds a dog wandering alone with a scrap of paper with the words "HELP US" attached to its collar, he's sure it's a desperate plea from someone in trouble and calls on Detective Inspector Jack Caffery to investigate. Caffery is reluctant to get involved--until the Walking Man promises new information regarding the childhood abduction of Caffery's brother in exchange for the detective's help tracking down the dog's owners. Caffery has no idea who or what he is sea

Hill, Susan     
The Soul of Discretion : A Chief Superintendent Simon Serrailler Mystery

Jance, Judith A     
Moving target : a novel

Jance, Judith A     
Remains of Innocence

Kellerman, Jonathan     
Killer : an Alex Delaware novel
Well-used to elevated emotions, psychologist Alex Delaware shrugs off a joking death threat from beautiful Beverly Hills physician Constance Sykes, whose attempt to secure legal custody of her baby niece is thwarted by Alex's forthright report to the court. Alex plays down the threat until LAPD's Milo Sturgis rushes to his side with the shocking word on the street that a hit's been taken out on him. But while Alex may be in grave danger, it won't be from the Beverly Hills doctor, for Connie's so

Kellerman, Faye     
Murder 101 : A DeckerLazarus Novel

Leon, Donna     
By its cover
One afternoon, Commissario Guido Brunetti gets a frantic call from the director of a prestigious Venetian library. Someone has stolen pages out of several rare books. After a round of questioning, the case seems clear: the culprit must be the man who requested the volumes, an American professor from a Kansas university. The only problem--the man fled the library earlier that day, and after checking his credentials, the American professor doesn't exist. As the investigation proceeds, the suspects

Lescroart, John T     
The keeper : a novel
"On the evening before Thanksgiving, Hal Chase, a guard in the San Francisco County Jail, drives to the airport to pick up his step-brother for the weekend. When they return, Hal's wife, Katie, has disappeared without a clue. By the time Dismas Hardy hears about this, Katie has been missing for five days. The case strikes close to home because Katie had been seeing Hardy's wife, a marriage counselor. By this time, the original Missing Persons case has become a suspected homicide, and Hal is the

Lovesey, Peter     
The Stone Wife

MacBride, Stuart     
A song for the dying
When the serial killer known as "The Inside Man" returns after an eight-year hiatus, Ash Henderson, the Detective Inspector on the case who was framed for the murders, finally gets a shot at freedom ... and revenge.

McDermid, Val     
The Skeleton Road

Paton Walsh, Jill     
The late scholar : the new Lord Peter WimseyHarriet Vane mystery

Penny, Louise     
The Long Way Home : A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

Perry, Anne     
Blood on the Water : A William Monk Novel

Robb, J D     
Concealed in death
In a decrepit, long-empty New York building, Lieutenant Eve Dallas's husband begins the demolition process by swinging a sledgehammer into a wall. When the dust clears, there are two skeletons wrapped in plastic behind it. He summons his wife immediately-and by the time she's done with the crime scene, there are twelve murders to be solved. The place once housed a makeshift shelter for troubled teenagers, back in the mid-2040s, and Eve tracks down the people who ran it. Between their recollectio

Robinson, Peter     
Children of the revolution : an Inspector Banks novel
"A disgraced college lecturer is found murdered on a disused railway line near his home. He has 5,000 euros in his pocket, yet in the four years since his dismissal has been living a poverty-stricken and hermit-like existence. There are many suspects, mostly at the college where he used to teach, but Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks, much to the chagrin of his boss, soon becomes fixated on Lady Veronica Chalmers, who appears to have links with the victim going back to the early 1970s at the

Sandford, John     
Field of prey
Lucas Davenport investigates the discovery of several bodies in an abandoned Minnesota farmyard, discovering the work of a local serial killer who has been murdering one victim every summer for years.

Slaughter, Karin     
Cop Town : a novel
"Atlanta, 1974. It's Kate Murphy's first day on the job and the Atlanta Police Department is seething after the murder of an officer. Before the day has barely begun, she already suspects she's not cut out for the job as a cop. Her male uniform is too big, she can't handle a gun, and she's rapidly learning that the APD is hardly a place that welcomes women. Worse still, in the ensuing manhunt, he'll be partnered with Maggie Lawson, a cop with her own ax to grind (and a brother and uncle already

  Lacey Library Staff - June 2014