New Arrivals · Large Print Mystery Fiction

July 2, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The breaking point

July 1, 2015
Bass, Jefferson, author.
New York, NY : HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015]
496 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
Called in to identify some remains, Dr. Brockton finds his life plunged into chaos when his identification is called into question, a killer from his past returns, and his wife delivers some news that changes everything.

Wolf Point : an Andy Larson mystery

June 23, 2015
Thompson, Mike, approximately 1942-
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press Large Print, 2015.
449 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

A stitch in crime

June 22, 2015
Elliott, Cathy, 1950-
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
351 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

The icing on the corpse

June 22, 2015
Mugavero, Liz.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press Large Print, 2015.
461 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

Wicked charms

June 17, 2015
Evanovich, Janet, author.
[New York] : Random House Large Print, [2015]
328 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
"Murdered and mummified nearly a century ago, notorious bootlegger Collier 'Peg Leg' Dazzle discovered and re-hid a famous pirate's treasure somewhere along the coast of New England. A vast collection of gold and silver coins and precious gems, the bounty also contains the Stone of Avarice--the very item reluctant treasure seeker Lizzy Tucker and her partner, Diesel, have been enlisted to find. While Lizzy would just like to live a quiet, semi-normal life, Diesel is all about the hunt. And this hunt is going to require a genuine treasure map and a ship worthy of sailing the seven seas. or at least getting them from Salem Harbor to Maine. Greed is eternal and insatiable, and Lizzy and Diesel aren't the only ones searching for the lost pirate's chest. People who have dedicated their entire lives to finding it are willing to commit murder or make a deal with the devil just to hold the fortune in their hands. One of those people may even be Wulf, Diesel's deceptively charming and enigmatic cousin. Wulf desires the Stone of Avarice. He also desires Lizzy. It's hard to say how far he's willing to go to gain either one. Wicked Charms is a swashbuckling adventure full of raiders, monkeys, minions, and mayhem. Lizzy and Diesel are going to have to do everything they can to keep their heads above water and hope they're living a charmed life"-- Provided by publisher.

Deserves to die

June 17, 2015
Jackson, Lisa, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2014.
478 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"A killer has made his way to Grizzly Falls, Montana, ready to fulfill a vengeance years in the making"-- Provided by publisher.

Shots fired : stories from Joe Pickett Country

June 17, 2015
Box, C. J., author.
©2014
303 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
One-car bridge -- Pirates of Yellowstone -- The end of Jim and Ezra -- The master falconer -- Every day is a good day on the river -- Pronghorns of the Third Reich -- Dull knife -- Le sauvage noble (The noble savage) -- Blood knot -- Shots fired: a requiem for Ander Esti.
"Suspense stories about the Wyoming that Box knows so well--and the dark deeds and impulses that can be found there"-- Provided by publisher.

Secrets of Sloane House

June 17, 2015
Gray, Shelley, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2014.
399 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Includes discussion questions.
"One woman's search for the truth of her sister's disappearance leads her to deceit and danger in 1893 Chicago"-- Provided by publisher.

Murder at the Mikado : a Drew Farthering mystery

June 17, 2015
Deering, Julianna.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2014.
399 pages (large print) ; 21 cm.
"Set in 1930s England, Drew and his fiancé, Madeline, answer a plea for help from an old flame of Drew's, discovering murder--and more--behind the scenes of a theater production"-- Provided by publisher.

A deadly business : a Mia Quinn mystery

June 17, 2015
Wiehl, Lis W.
©2014
382 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"Homicide detective Charlie Carlson now believes the car crash that killed Seattle prosecutor Mia Quinn's husband was no accident. When the powers that be refuse to reopen the case, it's up to Mia and Charlie to investigate"-- Provided by publisher.

A promise to protect

June 17, 2015
Bradley, Patricia (Educator)
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2014.
447 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
"Logan Point 2"--Title page.
"A novel"--Cover.
"In a steamy small town of secrets, danger, and broken promises, a woman reaches out to a former love to save her brother's life--can she prevent her own secret from being revealed?"-- Provided by publisher.

The Lazarus curse : a Dr. Thomas Silkstone mystery

June 17, 2015
Harris, Tessa.
©2014
462 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
In 1780s London, Dr. Thomas Silkstone investigates the mysterious disappearance of the sole survivor of an ill-fated scientific expedition, which is linked to a potion that has the power to raise the dead, drawing him into a dark world of vengeance, murder and the trafficking of corpses for profit.

Murder at Westminster Abbey : an Elizabethan mystery

June 17, 2015
Carmack, Amanda.
©2014
350 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
"As England celebrates the coronation of Queen Elizabeth I, her friend and personal musician Kate Haywood must discover who is murdering redheads who resemble the new queen"-- Provided by publisher.

The missing place

June 17, 2015
Littlefield, Sophie, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2014.
478 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"Center Point Large Print Edition Mystery"--Backcover.
" When two young men vanish from an oil rig in North Dakota, no one seems in a hurry to find them...except their mothers, two women from very different worlds who must work together to find their sons"-- Provided by publisher.

The dead will tell : [a Kate Burkholder novel]

June 17, 2015
Castillo, Linda, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2014.
391 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Subtitle from cover.
Backcover: Center Point Large Print Edition Mystery
"While investigating a murder, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder finds herself chasing an elusive trail of evidence that points back to a terrible night thirty-five years ago, when an Amish father and his four children perished--and his young wife disappeared without a trace"-- Provided by publisher.

The haunting ballad : [a mystery]

June 17, 2015
Nethercott, Michael, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2014.
359 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"In the spring of 1957,O'Nelligan and Plunkett are summoned to New York's Greenwich Village to investigate the death of a controversial folk song collector"-- Provided by publisher.

Tailing a tabby : a bookmobile cat mystery

June 17, 2015
Cass, Laurie, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2014.
398 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
"In the bookmobile, librarian Minnie Hamilton and her rescue cat, Eddie, roll out great summer reads to folks all over the lake town of Chilson, Michigan. And when real-life drama turns deadly, Minnie makes sure justice is never overdue"-- Provided by publisher.

Deceived

June 17, 2015
Hannon, Irene, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2014.
518 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"Spotting a familiar-looking child in the mall, Kate Marshall is convinced he is the son she thought died in a boating accident along with her husband three years ago. With police skeptical of her story, she turns to private investigator Connor Sullivan, a former Secret Service agent, to discover the truth"-- Provided by publisher.

The Patmos deception

June 17, 2015
Bunn, T. Davis, 1952- author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2014.
383 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Backcover: Center Point Large Print Edition Christian Mystery.
"A novel"--Cover.
"Three distinctive characters are drawn to the storied isle of Patmos, and as they uncover a plot to plunder ancient religious treasures, the stakes are raised to a breaking point"-- Provided by publisher.

Grace among thieves

June 10, 2015
Hyzy, Julie A.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2015.
382 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"As curator and manager of the Marshfield Manor, Grace Wheaton is trying to find who is responsible for a rash of thefts there and at other historical sites, but she is distracted from the thefts when one guest is shot and another is murdered. No one told her solving murder was in her job description"-- Provided by publisher.

Kickback

June 9, 2015
Atkins, Ace.
©2015
401 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
What started out as a joke landed seventeen-year-old Dillon Yates in a lockdown juvenile facility in Boston Harbor. When he set up a prank Twitter account for his vice principal, he never dreamed he could be brought up on criminal charges, but that's exactly what happened. This is Blackburn, Massachusetts, where zero tolerance for minors is a way of life. Leading the movement is tough-as-nails Judge Joe Scali, who gives speeches about getting tough on today's wild youth. But Dillon's mother, who knows other Blackburn kids who are doing hard time for minor infractions, isn't buying Scali's line. She hires Spenser to find the truth behind the draconian sentencing. From the Harbor Islands to a gated Florida community, Spenser and trusted ally Hawk follow a trail through the Boston underworld with links to a shadowy corporation that runs New England's private prisons. They eventually uncover a culture of corruption and cover-ups in the old mill town, where hundreds of kids are sent off to for-profit juvie jails.

Eeny meeny

June 9, 2015
Arlidge, M. J.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press Large Print, 2015.
509 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Two people are abducted, imprisoned, and left with a gun. As hunger and thirst set in, only one walks away alive. If Detective Helen Grace hadn't spoken with the shattered survivors herself, she almost wouldn't believe them. This case, with its seemingly random victims, has her baffled. But as more people go missing, nothing will be more terrifying than when it all starts making sense.

The daylight marriage

June 9, 2015
Pitlor, Heidi.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
297 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Over the years, Lovell and Hannah's conversations have become charged with resentments and unspoken desires. She has become withdrawn. His work affords him a convenient distraction. And then, after one explosive argument, Hannah vanishes. For the first time, Lovell is forced to examine the trajectory of his marriage through the lens of memory. As he tries to piece together what happened to his wife--and to their life together--readers follow Hannah on that single day when a hasty decision proves irrevocable.

Watch me go

June 9, 2015
Wisniewski, Mark S., 1958-
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
411 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

Death of a blue blood, a Murder, she wrote mystery

June 9, 2015
Bain, Donald, 1935-
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
391 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
"Based on the Universal Television series created by Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson & William Link."

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