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Death Without Company

by Craig Johnson

Walt investigates a death by poison in this gripping novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Cold Dish and As the Crow Flies, the second in the Longmire Mystery Series, the basis for LONGMIRE, the hit A&E original drama series Fans of Ace Atkins, Nevada Barr and Robert B. Parker will love Craig Johnson, New York Times bestselling author of Hell Is Empty and As the Crow Flies, who garnered both praise and an enthusiastic readership with his acclaimed debut novel featuring Sheriff Walt Longmire, The Cold Dish, the first in the Longmire Mystery Series, the basis for LONGMIRE, the hit A&E original drama series. Now Johnson takes us back to the rugged landscape of Absaroka County, Wyoming, for Death Without Company. When Mari Baroja is found poisoned at the Durant Home for Assisted Living, Sheriff Longmire is drawn into an investigation that reaches fifty years into the mysterious woman's dramatic Basque past. Aided by his friend Henry Standing Bear, Deputy Victoria Moretti, and newcomer Santiago Saizarbitoria, Sheriff Longmire must connect the specter of the past to the present to find the killer among them.

Death Without Company

by Craig Johnson

Walt investigates a death by poison in this gripping novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Cold Dish and As the Crow Flies, the second in the Longmire Mystery Series, the basis for LONGMIRE, the hit A&E original drama series Fans of Ace Atkins, Nevada Barr and Robert B. Parker will love Craig Johnson, New York Times bestselling author of Hell Is Empty and As the Crow Flies, who garnered both praise and an enthusiastic readership with his acclaimed debut novel featuring Sheriff Walt Longmire, The Cold Dish, the first in the Longmire Mystery Series, the basis for LONGMIRE, the hit A&E original drama series. Now Johnson takes us back to the rugged landscape of Absaroka County, Wyoming, for Death Without Company. When Mari Baroja is found poisoned at the Durant Home for Assisted Living, Sheriff Longmire is drawn into an investigation that reaches fifty years into the mysterious woman's dramatic Basque past. Aided by his friend Henry Standing Bear, Deputy Victoria Moretti, and newcomer Santiago Saizarbitoria, Sheriff Longmire must connect the specter of the past to the present to find the killer among them.

Death Without Company (Walt Longmire #2)

by Craig Johnson

Walt investigates a death by poison in this gripping novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Cold Dish and As the Crow Flies, the second in the Walt Longmire Mystery Series, the basis for LONGMIRE, the hit A&E original drama series Fans of Ace Atkins, Nevada Barr and Robert B. Parker will love Craig Johnson, New York Times bestselling author of Hell Is Empty and As the Crow Flies, who garnered both praise and an enthusiastic readership with his acclaimed debut novel featuring Sheriff Walt Longmire, The Cold Dish, the first in the Walt Longmire mystery series, the basis for LONGMIRE, the hit A&E original drama series. Now Johnson takes us back to the rugged landscape of Absaroka County, Wyoming, for Death Without Company. When Mari Baroja is found poisoned at the Durant Home for Assisted Living, Sheriff Longmire is drawn into an investigation that reaches fifty years into the mysterious woman's dramatic Basque past. Aided by his friend Henry Standing Bear, Deputy Victoria Moretti, and newcomer Santiago Saizarbitoria, Sheriff Longmire must connect the specter of the past to the present to find the killer among them.

Death Without Tenure

by Joanne Dobson

Karen Pelletier is about to realize her dream. After six years in the English Department at New England's exclusive Enfield College, she is up for a tenured position. But when her rival for the one available tenured spot is found dead from an overdose of Peyote buttons, Karen is first on the list of suspects. Now a homicide cop with a grudge against Lieutenant Charlie Piotrowski, the love of Karen's life, is breathing down her neck. On campus, political passions rage, inflamed by the politically-correct English Department chair and by the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Whiteness Studies. Two of Karen's favorite students are caught up in the furor. Will Karen be able to survive the investigation, protect her students, and find a permanent niche in the world of academe, all without her beloved Charlie, now serving with the National Guard in Iraq?

Deathbringer

by Bryan Smith

Hannah Starke was the first to die. And the first to come back. In the small town of Dandridge they all come back. In the middle of it all stands a dark, shadowy figure, with an unspeakable goal.

Deathchain

by Ken Greenhall

"Dear Prospective Killer: There is someone you wish were dead..." A computer-generated chain letter begins to circulate among carefully chosen people in Dale Falls, New York. The recipients are all emotionally disturbed... and this is no ordinary chain letter. Its rules are simple. Its results are grotesque. You kill for a stranger. Then a stranger kills for you. The consequences look like a string of accidents, or the work of a twisted serial killer acting alone. Slowly and horribly, the population of Dale Falls drops... one, by one, by one. And Paul Marnay, divorced father, amateur sleuth and target to die, is about to learn that a deadly chain is only as strong as its most demented link... the controlling link... the link known as the Chainmaster.

Deathgame (Hardy Boys Casefiles #7)

by Franklin W. Dixon

From the back of the book: SAVAGE STRIKE FORCE Where is Biff Hooper? The Hardys' friend secretly went off to a survival game camp in Georgia-and never came back. But before leaving he did tell Joe. So when Orville Brand, the camp director, claims Biff was never there, the Hardy boys suspect foul play. Under cover of darkness Frank and Joe break into the camp grounds. To their amazement they find the Ultimo Survival Camp is actually a training site for an elite corps of attack troops, led by a shadowy strongman named Hammerlock. Suddenly the brothers are trapped in a real-life struggle for survival against the toughest enemy they've ever had to face.... =============== From inside the book: THE ULTIMATE EXAM "The five of you will be set loose in the jungle terrain beyond our fortress," Hammerlock said. "I'll give you until dawn and then start after you. I think that's a sporting chance. "I'll probably be back in time for breakfast, but it would be a pleasant surprise if you were tough enough to make the hunt last until lunch." Hammerlock drew his Super Blackhawk pistol. He twirled the gun about his forefinger. "Just consider this the final exam." Suddenly Hammerlock stopped the spinning gun. It was pointed right at Joe's head. "And I mean just that. You flunk this course-and you die!"

Deathlist

by Chris Ryan

John Porter, hero of the original Strikeback novel and TV series returns in an exciting adventure, when old enemies attack the SAS. 1999. A bitterly cold morning in the Brecon Beacons, and the soldiers trying out for SAS Selection are preparing to face their toughest test yet. Overseeing the soldiers is John Porter: once a promising young Blade, now a broken man and a drunk, seeing out his days in the Regiment Training Wing. But before the Fan Dance can begin, six masked gunmen carry out a devastating attack. Dozens of soldiers are killed. In the aftermath of the massacre, and with a government desperate for action, Porter and another surviving operator, John Bald, are taken to a secretive briefing in London. Their orders - to hunt down and kill those responsible for the attack. What follows is a deadly game of kill or be killed as Bald and Porter lead a Strike Team across Europe on a blood-soaked mission of revenge. But as they draw closer to their ultimate target, the men discover that there is a greater threat - much closer to home...

The Deathly Portent

by Elizabeth Bailey

Her charm and cajolery may fool the unwary. Unscrupulous and cunning, as dauntless as she is resolute, the incomparable "Lady Fan" is as ruthless as the killer she is tracking in...A violent murder has left the village of Witherley aghast. The locals are convinced that a witch doing the devil's work is to blame-a young woman believed to have second sight. The new vicar, Aidan, taking up the cudgels in her defence, fears the witch hunt is escalating out of his control. But help is at hand.The bright and perceptive Ottilia, once a lady's companion and now bride to Lord Francis Fanshawe, is drawn to Witherley by an insatiable curiosity. Ottilia rapidly uncovers a raft of suspects with grudges against the dead man, one of whom is determined to incriminate the "witch." And as foul play runs rampant, Ottilia must wade through the growing hysteria to unravel the tangle and point a finger at the one true menace...

Deathmark

by Jann Arrington-Wolcott

Santa Fe artist Callahan O'Connor feels her life is finally under control. She's divorced her abusive husband, her adult son is confidently navigating his own career, a wise shaman guides her spiritual journey, and a faithful Great Dane provides protection and companionship. Her paintings of 18th-century Lakota Indians are in demand around the country, though people would never imagine that she's creating her compositions from images that haunt her dreams. And lately those dreams have become more intense, more distressing, even bleeding into her waking life.Traveling to San Francisco to attend a showing of her latest work, Callahan meets Luke, a mysterious, sexy, and much-younger man who makes her question her own identity and the hidden meaning of her art. In spite of her confusion, Callahan is passionately drawn to Luke. But he has a dangerous secret, and what she doesn't know could kill her....Jann Arrington-Wolcott is the author of the stunning debut novel Brujo that became the TV movie Seduced by Evil. In this, her second book, she has again crafted a compelling thriller that immerses the reader in Callahan's life and mind as the artist struggles to separate reality from her dreams.Deathmark sizzles with sexual tension, supernatural intrigue, and the glittering world of professional art. Jann Arrington-Wolcott's new thriller takes the reader on a wild ride filled with deception, murder, jealousy, shamanism and fact-based Native American history from the time of the buffalo. I couldn't put it down!--Anne Hillerman, author of Spider Woman's DaughterKeep-you-up-all-night suspenseful, this cross-genre novel set in Santa Fe and San Francisco is as seductive as they come, and as dangerous. Unpredictable and compulsively readable!--Wolf Schneider, ABQ A&E

Death's Dark Abyss

by Massimo Carlotto

A riveting drama of guilt, revenge and justice telling the story of two men and the savage crime that binds them. During a robbery, Raffaello Beggiato takes a young woman and her child hostage and later murders them. Beggiato is arrested, tried and sentenced to life. The victim's father and husband plunge into an ever-deepening abyss until the day, years later, when the murderer seeks pardon - and the wounded Silvano turns predator, ruthlessly plotting his revenge.

Death's Dark Abyss

by Massimo Carlotto Lawrence Venuti

During a bungled robbery attempt, Raffaello Beggiato takes a young woman and her eight-year-old child hostage. He later murders both in cold blood. Beggiato is arrested, tried, and sentenced to life. Undone by his loss, the victims' father and husband, Silvano Contin, plunges into an ever-deepening abyss until the day, fifteen years later, when the murderer seeks his pardon. The wounded Silvano turns predator as he ruthlessly plots his revenge. A riveting story of guilt, revenge, and justice, Massimo Carlotto's Death's Dark Abyss tells the tale of two men and the savage crime that irreversibly binds them. Two dramatic stories meet in this stylish, passionate indictment of a legal system that seems powerless both to compensate victims and to rehabilitate perpetrators.

Death's Disciples

by J Robert King

A very up-to-the-minute novel with the taboo-busting confidence of modern horror's finest, delivered with the blissful pace of a techno-thriller...SHE THOUGHT SHE WAS DEAD. When she woke up in the hospital, she could barely remember getting on the flight, let alone the terrorist bomb of which she was the only survivor. But she can hear the voices in her head, for they are the spirits of the dead passengers. They cannot rest until they have delivered their terrifying message: the terrorists know she survived. And they're coming for her!Fle Under: Horror [ Explosions | The FBI Lie | Voices Of The Dead | The Anti-Christ ]

Death's Disciples

by J Robert King

A very up-to-the-minute novel with the taboo-busting confidence of modern horror's finest, delivered with the blissful pace of a techno-thriller...SHE THOUGHT SHE WAS DEAD. When she woke up in the hospital, she could barely remember getting on the flight, let alone the terrorist bomb of which she was the only survivor. But she can hear the voices in her head, for they are the spirits of the dead passengers. They cannot rest until they have delivered their terrifying message: the terrorists know she survived. And they're coming for her!Fle Under: Horror [ Explosions | The FBI Lie | Voices Of The Dead | The Anti-Christ ]

Death's Disciples

by J. Robert King

A very up-to-the-minute novel with the taboo-busting confidence of modern horror's finest, delivered with the blissful pace of a techno-thriller. . . SHE THOUGHT SHE WAS DEAD. When she woke up in the hospital, she could barely remember getting on the flight, let alone the terrorist bomb of which she was the only survivor. But she can hear the voices in her head, for they are the spirits of the dead passengers. They cannot rest until they have delivered their terrifying message: the terrorists know she survived. And they're coming for her!

Death's Door

by Meryl Sawyer

When Detective Paul Tanner tells Madison Connelly that the man she thought was her father isn't, she wants answers--answers that will unknowingly draw her deep into a complicated web of intrigue, deceit, and murder.

Death's Door (Billy Boyle World War II Mystery #7)

by James R. Benn

In this seventh installment of James R. Benn's hit WWII-era mystery series, Lieutenant Billy Boyle goes undercover in the Vatican. Lieutenant Billy Boyle could have used a rest after his last case, but when his girlfriend, Diana Seaton, a British spy, goes missing in the Vatican, where she was working undercover, he insists on being assigned to a murder investigation there so he can try to help her. An American monsignor is found murdered at the foot of Death's Door, one of the five entrances to Saint Peter's Basilica. Wild Bill Donovan, head of the OSS, wants the killing investigated. The fact that the Vatican is neutral territory in German-occupied Rome is only one of the obstacles Billy must overcome. First is a harrowing journey, smuggled into Rome while avoiding the Gestapo and Allied bombs. Then he must navigate Vatican politics and personalities--some are pro-Allied, others pro-Nazi, and the rest steadfastly neutral--to learn the truth about the murdered monsignor. But that's not his only concern; just a short walk from the Vatican border is the infamous Regina Coeli prison, where Diana is being held. Can he dare a rescue, or will a failed attempt alert the Germans to his mission and risk an open violation of Vatican neutrality?

Death's Door (Herculeah Jones Mystery #4)

by Betsy Byars

When her best friend, Meat, narrowly escapes a hired gunman's bullet, Herculeah Jones has another mystery on her hands. Just as she begins to piece together the clues, she's kidnapped and taken to Death's Door, a deserted bookstore that may be too aptly named. Because somewhere in the dark, stalking Herculeah, is the assassin -- and this time, he's determined not to miss.

Death's Head

by Campbell Armstrong

A cat-and-mouse game between a disguised SS surgeon and the Jewish man who knows his secrets plays out in postwar Berlin in international bestselling author Campbell Armstrong's riveting suspense novel Occupied Berlin is a bombed-out city where a desperate man can easily hide or assume a new identity. SS surgeon Gerhardt Schwarzenbach wastes no time in becoming Dr. Gerhardt Lutzke, safely burying the crimes he committed in a Nazi concentration camp. Then one day he finds himself staring into a face from the past: that of the Jew Leonhard Grunwald. Thus begins a deadly chase between Schwarzenbach, who must kill to sever the last tie to his past, and Grunwald, who is haunted by secrets of his own.

Death's Little Helpers

by Peter Spiegelman

In this masterful follow-up to Peter Spiegelman's stunning debut Black Maps, private investigator John March finds himself drawn into a web of corruption that extends from the halls of high finance to the dark underworld of organized crime. Gregory Danes, a Wall Street analyst has gone missing, and his ex-wife, a fashionable painter, calls March to track him down. She just wants him to sign her alimony checks, but as March soon discovers, she's not the only one looking for him. Danes was once an industry hot shot, but has lost his touch. His biggest gains lately, it seems, had been in enemies-including a few members of the Russian mob. When March receives a threat upon his own family, he realizes Danes had been involved in something far more dangerous than insider trading.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Death's Little Helpers

by Peter Spiegelman

In this masterful follow-up to Peter Spiegelman's stunning debutBlack Maps, private investigator John March finds himself drawn into a web of corruption that extends from the halls of high finance to the dark underworld of organized crime. Gregory Danes, a Wall Street analyst has gone missing, and his ex-wife, a fashionable painter, calls March to track him down. She just wants him to sign her alimony checks, but as March soon discovers, she's not the only one looking for him. Danes was once an industry hot shot, but has lost his touch. His biggest gains lately, it seems, had been in enemies-including a few members of the Russian mob. When March receives a threat upon his own family, he realizes Danes had been involved in something far more dangerous than insider trading.

Death's Mistress (Dorina Basarab, Dhampir, Book 2)

by Karen Chance

Dorina Basarab is a dhampir--half human, half vampire. Subject to uncontrollable rages, most dhampirs live very short, very violent lives. But so far, Dory has managed to maintain her sanity by unleashing her anger on those demons and vampires who deserve killing. Back home in Brooklyn after the demise of her insane uncle, Dracula, Dory's hoping her life is about to calm down. But then she gets some visitors. A friend wants Dory's help in finding a magical Fey relic, and the gorgeous vampire Louis-Cesare is desperate to find his former mistress, Christine. Dory and Louis-Cesare quickly discover that the same master vampire Christine is bound to is also rumored to be in possession of the relic. But when the master vampire turns up dead, they realize that there's more at stake than a missing mistress. Someone is killing vampire Senate members, and if Dory and Louis-Cesare can't stop the murderer, they might be next.

Deaths of Jocasta (Micky Knight Mystery #2)

by J. M. Redmann

Lesbian detective story set in New Orleans.

Death's Savage Passion

by Jane Haddam

McKenna investigates the first casualty in a New York literary warThe romance boom has ended, and the women who made fortunes writing bodice-rippers are now scribbling mysteries instead. When the genre's "true" authors fight back, a battle breaks out in every high-class gin joint in Manhattan. It is take-no-prisoners fighting, and Patience McKenna is caught in the middle. This ex-romance author has just turned to true crime writing when Sarah English comes to visit. A would-be romance writer from the Great Plains, English is dowdy, wide-eyed, and naïve--but she is about to toughen up. When a fading romance writer gets pushed in front of a subway train, English is among the suspects. To prove her new friend innocent, McKenna will need the skills gleaned in both her literary genres.

Death's Witness

by Paul Batista

Tom Perini, legendary Heisman Trophy winner turned successful criminal lawyer, has just entered Central Park for his evening run. The light from the setting sun washes over his face as Perini enters the no-man's land where Harlem and East Harlem join at an invisible seam. Within minutes Tom Perini's life turns into a mystery--with murder at its heart. * Paul Batista, one of the country's foremost defense lawyers, has written a tale of killers and criminals so devious, and a courtroom drama of corruption and greed so authentic, it reads like tomorrow's headlines. Enter a venomous world populated by an imperial drug lord addicted to poetry, a killer who slithers through the city with total anonymity, and a beloved but hopelessly corrupt Congressman--all of whom have to watch their backs when one of the world's great criminal lawyers finds himself involved in ways he never dreamed could happen. As the crimes mount and the betrayals hit closer to home, he will have to find the means to protect himself and the woman he loves before they become Death's Witness.

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