New Arrivals · Large Print Mystery Fiction

August 26, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Personal : a Jack Reacher novel

August 25, 2014
Child, Lee.
[New York] : Random House Large Print, [2014]
528 p. (large print) ; 24 cm.
You can leave the army, but the army doesn't leave you. Not always. Not completely, notes Jack Reacher and sure enough, the retired military cop is soon pulled back into service. This time, for the State Department and the CIA when someone shots at the president of France, from sniper range, using an American bullet.

A biscuit, a casket

August 25, 2014
Mugavero, Liz.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, [2014].
447 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

Visible threat

August 22, 2014
Cantore, Janice.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, [2014].
449 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

The hidden child

August 22, 2014
Läckberg, Camilla, 1974-
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014.
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Private down under

August 15, 2014
Patterson, James, 1947- author.
New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2014.
490 pages (large print) ; 21 cm.

Invisible city

August 13, 2014
Dahl, Julia, 1977-
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2014.
403 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

Death at the door

August 13, 2014
Hart, Carolyn G.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2014.
387 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.

The good, the bad, and the emus : a Meg Langslow mystery

August 13, 2014
Andrews, Donna.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2014.
501 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
"Life will never be the same for Meg after family secrets are revealed, introducing a whole new layer of intrigue in Donna Andrews's beloved series. Meg's long-lost paternal grandfather, Dr. Blake, has hired Stanley Denton to find her grandmother Cordelia. Dr. Blake was reunited with his family when he saw Meg's picture--she's a dead ringer for Cordelia--and now Stanley has found a trail to his long-lost love in a small town less than an hour's drive away. He convinces Meg to come with him to meet her, but unfortunately, the woman they meet is Cordelia's cousin--Cordelia died several years ago, and the cousin suspects she was murdered by her long-time neighbor. Stanley and Meg agree to help track down the killer and get justice for Cordelia. Grandfather even has perfect cover--he will come to stage a rescue of the feral emus and ostriches (escaped from an abandoned farm) that infest this town. He dashes off to organize the rescue--which will, of course, involve most of Meg's family and friends in Caerphilly. But then, the evil neighbor is murdered, and not only Cordelia's cousin but also the entire contingent of emu-rescuers, who have had conflict with the neighbor, are suspects. Only Meg and the cousin--who seems to share a lot of telling traits with Meg--can find the real killer and clear the air in the newest beverage-spittingly funny installment in this uproarious series from the one-and-only Donna Andrews"-- Provided by publisher.

Murder at Honeychurch Hall

August 13, 2014
Dennison, Hannah.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2014.
423 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.

In the bleak midwinter

August 13, 2014
Spencer-Fleming, Julia.
©2002
557 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.

Fatal harbor

August 13, 2014
DuBois, Brendan.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2014.
417 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"A Lewis Cole mystery"--Title page.

The axe factor : Jimm Juree mystery

August 13, 2014
Cotterill, Colin.
©2013
367 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

Books, cooks, and crooks

August 13, 2014
Arlington, Lucy.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2014.
350 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"When the demo kitchen blows up on the eve of the Taste of the Town festival, taking one of the star cooks with it, Lila will have to scramble to figure out which of her clients is a killer--before someone else gets burned"-- Provided by publisher.

A catered Fourth of July : a mystery with recipes

August 13, 2014
Crawford, Isis.
©2013
383 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
"When a notorious playboy is killed during a Revolutionary War battle reenactment, catering sisters Bernie and Libby have their plates overloaded with suspects"-- Provided by publisher.

The forsaken

August 8, 2014
Atkins, Ace.
Waterville : Thorndike Press, 2014.
559 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"Thorndike Press large print basic"--Title page verso.

Big little lies

August 8, 2014
Moriarty, Liane.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2014.
679 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.

Remains of innocence

August 7, 2014
Jance, Judith A.
New York : HarperLuxe, [2014]
508 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
"A Brady novel of suspense"--Cover.
While investigating two separate cases, Sheriff Joanna Brady must discover if the death of a family friend whose body was found in a limestone cavern is linked to the discovery of a fortune in $100 bills hidden in the house of a hoarder.

Every breath you take

August 5, 2014
Gilroy, M. K.
©2012
447 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
"A Kristen Conner novel"--Title page.
While Chicago Detective Kristen Conner can't figure out her own dating life, she gets a crash course on finding true love when she investigates a high-profile murder tied to an online dating service and becomes the object of a killer's affections.

In pursuit of a princess

August 5, 2014
Worth, Lenora.
©2013
287 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
Princess Lara Kincade returned home to New Orleans to continue her late husband's humanitarian work. She also hopes to force his killer out of hiding. But a priceless painting has put her plans - and life - at risk. Embroiled in a deadly art scandal, Lara must depend on handsome photojournalist Gabriel Murdock to help her expose a murderer. Gabriel's determination to keep her safe has softened her heart to love's possibilities again. Somewhere among his photos lies the identity of the murderer, but can they uncover the killer before this heist turns deadly?

Heirs of the body

August 5, 2014
Dunn, Carola.
©2013
423 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
"In the late 1920's in England, The Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher is recruited to help her cousin Edgar--i.e. the Lord Dalrymple. About to turn fifty, Lord Dalrymple decides it is time to find out who would be the heir to the viscountcy. With the help of the family lawyer, who advertises Empire-wide, they have come up with four potential claimants. For his fiftieth birthday, Edgar invites those would-be heirs--along with Daisy and the rest of the family--to Fairacres, the family estate. In the meantime, Daisy is asked to be the family's representative at the lawyer's interviews with the claimants. Those four are a hotelier from Scarborough, a diamond merchant from South Africa, a young mixed-raced boy from Trinidad, and a sailor from Jamaica. However, according to his very pregnant wife, the sailor has gone missing. Daisy and Alec must uncover a conspiracy if they are going to stop the killing in the latest from the accomplished master of the genre, Carola Dunn"-- Provided by publisher.

Through the evil days

July 29, 2014
Spencer-Fleming, Julia.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2013.
582 pages (large print) : map ; 23 cm.
On a frigid January night, Chief of Police Russ Van Alstyne and Reverend Clare Fergusson are called to the scene of a raging fire. The extent of the tragedy isn't known until the next day, when the charred remains of a man and woman are recovered-along with evidence showing they were shot execution style. The last thing Russ needs are two potential homicides. He's struggling with the prospect of impending fatherhood, and his new wife is not at all happy with his proposal for their long-delayed honeymoon: a week ice-fishing at a remote Adirondack lake. St. Alban's Church is still in turmoil over the Reverend Clare Fergusson's news that she's five and a half months pregnant-but only two and a half months married. Worried her post-deployment drinking and drug use may have damaged the baby, she awaits the outcome of the bishop's investigation into her "unpriestly" behavior: a scolding, censure, or permanent suspension. Officer Hadley Knox is having a miserable January as well. Her on-again, off-again lover, Kevin Flynn, has seven days to weigh an offer from the Syracuse Police Department that might take him half a state away. And her ex-husband's in town-threatening to take custody of their kids unless Hadley pays him off with money she doesn't have. When Hadley discovers that the dead couple fostered an eight-year-old girl who was a recent liver donee, the search for the killer takes on a new and terrible urgency. With no access to immunosuppressant drugs, transplant rejection will kill the girl in a matter of days. As a deadly ice storm downs power lines and immobilizes roads, Russ and Clare search desperately for the truth about the missing child, but the hunters will become the hunted when they are trapped in the cabin beside the frozen lake and stalked through the snowbound woods by a killer.

The lost island : a Gideon Crew novel

July 25, 2014
Preston, Douglas J., author.
New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2014.
497 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
"Gideon Crew--brilliant scientist, master thief--is living on borrowed time. When his mysterious employer, Eli Glinn, gives him an eyebrow-raising mission, he has no reason to refuse. Gideon's task: steal a page from the priceless Book of Kells, now on display in New York City and protected by unbreakable security. Accomplishing the impossible, Gideon steals the parchment--only to learn that hidden beneath the gorgeously illuminated image is a treasure map dating back to the time of the ancient Greeks. As they ponder the strange map, they realize that the treasure it leads to is no ordinary fortune. It is something far more precious: an amazing discovery that could perhaps even save Gideon's life. Together with his new partner, Amy, Gideon follows a trail of cryptic clues to an unknown island in a remote corner of the Caribbean Sea. There, off the hostile and desolate Mosquito Coast, the pair realize the extraordinary treasure they are hunting conceals an even greater shock-a revelation so profound that it may benefit the entire human race . . . if Gideon and Amy can survive."--Page 2 of cover.

Seed no evil : a flower shop mystery

July 22, 2014
Collins, Kate, 1951-
©2013
431 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

Spinning in her grave : a haunted yarn shop mystery

July 22, 2014
MacRae, Molly.
Waterville, Maine : Kennebec Large Print, [2014].
441 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

The Prime Minister's secret agent : a Maggie Hope mystery

July 22, 2014
MacNeal, Susan Elia, author.
Waterville, Maine : Kennebec Large Print, 2014.
447 pages (large print) ; 22 cm

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