Crime & Mystery Fiction

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    Dead People
    Ewart Hutton - Paperback - Blue Door
    DS Glyn Capaldi, exiled to the big empty middle of Wales to atone for past sins in Cardiff, is called in to investigate a human skeleton that has been uncovered during the excavations for a wind farm in a remote valley. The body is missing its head and its hands. Identity erasure or a ritual killing?
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    The Death Cap
    R. T. Campbell - Hardback - Lomax Press
    The story is set around a group of actors and artists in bohemian post-war London, and the poisoning of one of them by deadly Death Cap mushrooms. Once again Professor Stubbs, the rollicking, rumbustious botanist-detective solves the crime in his own eccentric and brilliant manner, assisted by long-suffering assistant Max Boyle, while opposed and supported in equal measure by the argumentative Chief Inspector Bishop.
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    Death On Blackheath
    Anne Perry - Hardback - Headline
    Greenwich, 1897. A macabre scene is discovered outside a house on Shooters Hill. There has been a vicious fight, and amid the bloodstains are locks of long auburn hair. Thomas Pitt, head of Special Branch, is called: this is the home of Dudley Kynaston, a minister with access to some of the government's most dangerous secrets, and any inquiry must be handled with utmost discretion.
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    Death Of A Dreamer
    M. C. Beaton - Paperback - C & R Crime
    The rugged landscape of Scotland attracts dreamers who move north wrapped in fantasies of enjoying the simple life. They usually don't last, but it looks as if Effie Garrard has come to stay.
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    Death Of A Gentle Lady
    M. C. Beaton - Paperback - CR Crime
    M.C. Beaton's much loved and international best-selling series of murderous doings in the Highlands of Scotland continues with Hamish Macbeth investigating the death of a woman who may not have been quite as adorable as she appeared.
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    Death Of A Maid
    M. C. Beaton - Paperback - C & R Crime
    Mrs Gillespie disrupts the quiet life of Hamish Macbeth when he wins her maid services in a raffle. He fears she's more likely to snoop than clean. But Macbeth has more upsetting issues to ponder - his former girlfriend is back in the village.
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    Death Of A Sweep
    M. C. Beaton - Paperback - C & R Crime
    Pete is always able to find work in the Scottish Highlands, until one day when Police Constable Hamish Macbeth notices blood dripping onto the floor of a villager's fireplace, and a body stuffed inside the chimney. The town of Lochdubh is sure Pete is the culprit, but Hamish doesn't believe that he is capable of committing murder.
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    Death Of A Witch
    M. C. Beaton - Paperback - CR Crime
    Returning from holiday Hamish becomes unaccountably worried - it's as if he senses a dark cloud of evil hanging over Lochdubh. He soon learns that there is a newcomer to the village, a woman called Catriona Beldame, and that the villagers have decided she is a witch.
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    Deadly Business
    Quintin Jardine - Paperback - Headline
    It's the Fiesta de San Juan in Spain, a celebration of the Summer Solstice, and there's much excitement about a huge firework display. But Primavera Blackstone is more inflamed by the appearance of a mysterious writer, Duncan Culshaw, who is determined to rake through the ashes of her past.
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    Dandy Gilver And A Deadly Measure Of Brimstone
    Catriona McPherson - Hardback - Hodder & Stoughton
    Perthshire 1929 and the menfolk of the Gilver family have come down, between them, with influenza, bronchitis, pneumonia and pleurisy. Dandy the devoted wife and mother decides it is time to decamp; Dandy the intrepid detective, however, decides to decamp to the scene of a murder she would dearly love to solve.

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