CHECK IT OUT!
Snuggle up with a good mystery novel, such as one of these from the new-book shelf at the Duke Street Library.
1SUSPECT, by Robert Crais. Struggling to reclaim his career after the murder of his partner, LAPD cop Max Kent is teamed with a traumatized military canine who helps him track down the killer.
2 DEATH IN THE FLOATING CITY, by Tasha Alexander. Helping her childhood nemesis who has been wrongly accused of murder, Lady Emily Hargreaves launches an investigation in Venice that takes her from palazzi to slums, libraries and bordellos before she links the crime to a centuries-old puzzle.
3A DEATH IN THE SMALL HOURS, by Charles Finch. Visiting his uncle's estate in Somerset, politician and new father Charles Lenox investigates small acts of vandalism and uncovers a sinister plot targeting someone he loves.
4A FATAL WINTER, by G.M. Malliet. Max -- Anglican priest, former MI5 agent and village heartthrob -- investigates deaths at Chedrow Castle. But his attraction to Awena Owen complicates his case, as does the arrival of greedy relatives who have motives for murder.
5THE BUGHOUSE AFFAIR, by Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini. In 1890s San Francisco, former Pinkerton operative Sabina Carpenter and her ex-Secret Service partner tackle two seemingly unrelated cases complicated by two murders and the interference of Sherlock Holmes.