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Detective and mystery fiction

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    Foster, Sara
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    Tom Carruso left home soon after Lizzie Burdett disappeared under a darkening cloud of suspicion, and now he's back for the inquest into Lizzie's disappearance, intent on telling his side of the story.

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    Delany, Vicki
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    During a Christmas Eve snowstorm, a car veers off the road into the icy river. The autopsy reveals a shocking secret that plunges Constable Smith and Sergeant John Winters into the world of sexual predators, drugs, and privilege.

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    Bradshaw, Mel
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    In the fertile artistic milieu of 1927 Toronto ... After winning the commission to paint a war memorial mural for Christ Church Grange Park, Nora Britton is found dead on the church floor. An accidental fall from the scaffold she was working on? So it seems, until police detective Paul Shenstone discovers that she has been the subject of parishioners’ death threats. Shenstone’s sleuthing takes him from slum to mansion, from speakeasy to laboratory to artist’s studio. The dead Nora becomes his obsession. His list of suspects keeps lengthening as he discovers in his city unexpectedly virulent religious and ethnic hatreds. His toughness, brains, and marksmanship will all be tested in his fight to do Nora justice.

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    Todd, Charles
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    When reclusive war poet Olivia Marlowe and her half brother Nicholas Cheney die together in their ancestral home on the Cornish coast, it looks like suicide. The grieving relatives gather together to discuss the fate of Barcombe Hall, when another shocking death occurs. Inspector Rutledge, who is still shell-shocked from his experiences in the Great War, is sent from Scotland Yard to investigate. Rutledge is soon convinced that the answers to this baffling case lie within the family's secret history.

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    McGrath, M. J.
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    Half Inuit, half outsider, Edie Kiglatuk is the best guide in her corner of the Arctic. When a man is murdered under her watch, she sets out to investigate but is shocked by the suicide of someone close to her. The events seem unrelated, but Edie's instinct says otherwise.

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    Child, Lincoln, Preston, Douglas J.
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    In 1876, in a remote mining camp in the Colorado Rockies, several miners were killed in grizzly bear attacks. Now the historic cemetery has been dug up to make way for development. Corrie Swanson has arranged to examine the remains. But in doing so she makes a shocking discovery.

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    Cole, Alyssa
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    Sydney Green starts a Brooklyn walking tour and finds an unlikely assistant in her neighbor Theo. But their deep dive into history quickly becomes a dizzying descent into paranoia and fear.

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    Hood, David
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    On an October night in 1899 the body of a city councilman is found under a Halifax wharf. Detective Inspector Culligan Baxter embarks on an investigation that takes him along a path of connections and corruption, linking some of the city's most prominent businessmen. With pointed observations on human behaviour and on the changing character of the city, Detective Baxter conducts a sardonic inquiry into morality, justice, and the space in between.

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    Rankin, Ian
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    The world is erupting in turmoil--tragedy, isolationism, and loss. Something strange is going on. The most advanced satellite in Europe loses signal, but there is much more at stake than anyone realize.

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    Todd, Charles
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    Charles Todd brings his classic mystery series to a new level of intensity and intrigue. The year is 1919, and Ian Rutledge is a fragile yet courageous former soldier searching for his place in a post-war world. Now a Scotland Yard detective, Rutledge is called upon to probe a murder in the small Norfolk town of Osterley but he soon discovers that the crime may be connected to one of the greatest disasters of all time.

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    Baldacci, David
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    Amos Decker and Alex Jamison investigate the death of a woman whose body was expertly autopsied and then dumped in the open, which is only the beginning of the oddities surrounding the case.

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    Delany, Vicki
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    A young woman is found dead of a heroin overdose, her baby lying at her side. Canadian constable Molly Smith and Sergeant John Winters investigate whether this is a drug deal gone wrong or something more sinister.

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    Pennie, Ross, Shuster, Anthony
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    Suspense and corruption light up the third Dr. Zol Szabo offering Epidemic investigator Dr. Zol Szabo and his team are called to a panic-stricken high school in the heart of Ontario’s tobacco country, where teens are dying from liver failure. The team suspects a link with contaminated, cut-price cigarettes manufactured on nearby Grand Basin Indian Reserve. When Zol confronts The Badger, the multi-millionaire kingpin of the illicit Native tobacco trade, he is ordered to shut down his investigation when rebuffed by high-level government authorities. The Badger’s contaminated tobacco spreads across the country, and key witnesses and Zol’s family are put in the crosshairs of a ruthless criminal. Can Zol dig deep enough to find a creative solution before it’s too late?

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    French, Nicci
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    A group of housemates must determine the killer among them when a series of murders occur. As the difference between friend and stranger becomes vaguer, the line between attraction and danger thins.

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    Ellis, David, Patterson, James
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    A shocking new case has left FBI agent Emmy Dockery baffled. The victims appear to have died by accident and have seemingly nothing in common. But this many deaths can't be a coincidence.

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    Delany, Vicki
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    Walter Desmond is back in Trafalgar, British Columbia, officially exonerated for a crime he didn’t commit. But if Walter didn’t commit murder, someone else did. And when two women are attacked, the media gets active and tempers dangerously flare.

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    Delany, Vicki
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    Lucky Smith and Chief Constable Paul Keller are having a weekend getaway when trouble arises—trouble involving Paul’s estranged son, Matt, and a dead body. Lucky’s daughter, Constable Molly Smith, soon finds herself in the middle of the investigation.

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    Gravel, François
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    Un récit à deux volets qui ne font qu'un'un en conclusion. Klonk décide de se marier et demande à son copain de l'aider à trouver celle qui répond à ses exigences. Simultanément, il doit éclaircir les vols perpétrés aux guichets automatiques. Le voleur et la future ne font qu'un. Une trame bien construite et originale.

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    Coles, Jay
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    When Marvin's brother, Tyler, is found dead, an online video shows he was killed by a police officer. Terrified as his mother unravels, Marvin must learn what justice and freedom really mean.

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    Evanovich, Janet
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    Stephanie Plum's career has taken more wrong turns than a student driver on the Jersey Turnpike, and her love life is a hopeless tangle. In order to save someone dear to her, she'll have to straighten things out in Twisted Twenty-Six the latest, novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich. Grandma Mazur is a widow...again. This time her marriage lasted a whole 45 minutes. The unlucky groom was one Jimmy Rosolli, local gangster, lothario (senior division) and heart attack waiting to happen...well, the waiting's over. It's a sad day, but if she can't have Jimmy at least Grandma can have all the attention she wants as the dutiful widow. But some kinds of attention are not welcomed, particularly when Jimmy's former "business partners" are convinced that his widow is keeping the keys to their financial success for herself. As someone who has spent an entire career finding bad guys, a set of missing keys should be no challenge for Stephanie Plum. Problem is, the facts are as twisted as a boardwalk pretzel with mustard.

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