Inyo County Free Library - New Acquisitions

These are books and media new to the library and cataloged by the Inyo County Free Library.

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Widow's tears

By Albert, Susan Wittig

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: M

Call Number: M

Herbalist ex-lawyer China Bales investigates the murder of a teller at the Pecan Springs bank and follows the clues to a haunted bed and breakfast.

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Aunt Dimity and the lost prince

By Atherton, Nancy

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: M

Call Number: M

When a silver sleigh recently stolen from a local museum turns up in her thrift shop, paranormal sleuth Lori Shepherd is surprised by the curator's lack of interest in the theft, a situation that prompts Lori to turn to Aunt Dimity for otherworldly advice on how to track down the sleigh's true owner.

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Burn: an Anna Pigeon novel

By Barr, Nevada

Publishing Date: 2010

Classification: M

Call Number: M

Recovering from the emotional scars of recent traumas, National Park Service ranger Anna Pigeon goes to stay with her friend, Geneva, in New Orleans, only to become the target of a dark curse, prompting her to investigate what is has to do with Geneva's creepy tenant and a fugitive mother accused of having killed her family.

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The Ides of April

By Davis, Lindsey

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: M

Call Number: M

Working as a private informer in Rome during the reign of Domitian, Flavia Albia is hired to investigate a fatal accident, an investigation that turns sinister when her client dies under suspicious circumstances that place Flavia's reputation at stake.

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Vampires, bones and treacle scones

By Dunnett, Kaitlyn

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: M

Call Number: M

Halloween is approaching and newlywed Liss MacCrimmon Ruskin is tapped by the Moosetookalook Small Business Association to organize a community fundraiser. Liss throws herself into plans to turn an abandoned mansion into a "haunted house." And then, to Liss' horror, the fake skeleton she's acquired for a special effect is replaced with a real body -- and it's someone she knows.

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Danse macabre

By Elias, Gerald

Publishing Date: 2010

Classification: M

Call Number: M

When a beloved violinist is brutally murdered and a rival performer sentenced to death for the crime, blind concert master and amateur sleuth Daniel Jacobus, who gave testimony for the prosecution, reluctantly reopens the investigation at his own peril. By the author of Devil's Trill. - (Baker & Taylor)

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A bat in the belfry: a home repair is homicide mystery

By Graves, Sarah

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: M

Call Number: M

When a local teen beauty-pageant winner from a troubled family is found murdered in the beloved 200-year-old Seaman's Church steeple, Jacobia Tiptree, while preparing for an epic nor-nor'easter, must wade through the rising waters of gossip and suspicion to find the truth.

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A dying fall: a Ruth Galloway mystery

By Griffiths, Elly

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: M

Call Number: M

After an old university friend and fellow archeologist is murdered, forensic archeologist Ruth Galloway travels to Lancashire to examine the bones he found, which reveal a shocking fact about King Arthur, and discovers a campus living in fear of a sinister right-wing group called the White Hand.

The perfect murder

By Keating, H. R. F.

Publishing Date: 2010, c1964

Classification: M

Call Number: M

The first cases Inspector Ghote does for the Bombay Police Department include a seemingly unsolvable murder and the theft of one rupee from the desk of the Minister of Police Affairs and the Arts.

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The beast

By Kellerman, Faye

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: M

Call Number: M

"Over the years, Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus have got through a lot together. They've faced more than their share of serial killers and psychopaths. But this time two very different cases may cause them to re-evaluate everything they hold dear. One case involves Gabe, the troubled boy they've taken into their home. The other is much stranger - a man is found dead in his apartment, apparently mauled by his pet tiger. There is more to each case than anyone expects. But will Decker's family distractions finally prove too much? And when the truth comes out, will Rina and Peter's family survive?"--

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Woman with birthmark: an Inspector Van Veeteren mystery

By Nesser, Hakan

Publishing Date: 2010

Classification: M

Call Number: M

Detective Van Veeteren and his associates are left bewildered by the curious murder of a man shot twice in the heart and twice below the belt. Revenge seems to be the motive, in this chilling novel filled with deception, blackmail, and murder.

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Sixkill

By Parker, Robert B.

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: M

Call Number: M

When infamous actor Jumbo Nelson is accused of rape and murder, the Boston PD calls on Spenser to make heads or tails of the case. Although the evidence is mounting against Jumbo, Spenser makes a break when he teams up with Jumbo's bodyguard, Zebulon Sixkill, and uncovers some secrets involving the murder victim.

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Anne Perry's Christmas mysteries: two holiday novels: Christmas guest and Christmas secret

By Perry, Anne

Publishing Date: 2008

Classification: M

Call Number: M

Christmas guest: Grandmama arrives on a holiday visit to the home of Charlotte's parents, where a fellow guest--an outcast from her own family--is subsequently murdered.

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Nemesis: a nameless detective novel

By Pronzini, Bill

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: M

Call Number: M

Agreeing to investigate threats by a mysterious extortionist against a newly rich young woman, Jake Runyon makes a series of surprise discoveries that cause him to be wrongfully accused of a crime and his employers to be subjected to a vicious legal vendetta.

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Bones of the lost

By Reichs, Kathy

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: M

Call Number: M

"The latest from Kathy Reichs finds Tempe Brennan investigating the connections between a long-dead business man, the smuggling of mummified dogs from Peru, and the death of a teenage girl killed in a hit and run. When she discovers a human trafficking enterprise at the center of it all, the scope of the case extends from South America to Afghanistan. And Tempe's soon-to-be ex might have connections that run to the very heart of the trafficking ring"--

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Strategic moves

By Woods, Stuart

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: M

Call Number: M

While enjoying dinner at Elaine's, attorney Stone Barrington is shocked when his boss arrives unannounced and hands him a check worth one million dollars. The money is from Stone's new client, who is connected to Stone's undercover dealing with the British MI6. But just as he accepts the case, he learns that his client might be behind an elaborate Ponzi scheme, the magnitude of which could destroy even Stone's decorated career.

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Wicked business: a Lizzy and Diesel novel

By Evanovich, Janet

Publishing Date: c2012

Classification: M

Call Number: M LARGE PRINT

Dazzling her patrons with cupcakes at her Salem, Massachusetts, bakery, Lizzy Tucker continues to fall for the irresistible Diesel, who protects her from a villain who is seeking mystical stones tied to the seven deadly sins.

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What doesn't kill you

By Johansen, Iris

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: M

Call Number: M LARGE PRINT

When CIA operative Catherine Ling's old friend Hu Chang creates something so deadly, and completely untraceable, the chase is on to be the first to get it. With rogue operative John Gallo also on the hunt, Catherine finds herself pitted against a group so villainous and a man so evil that she may not survive the quest to protect those she cares about.

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