New Arrivals · Large Print Mystery Fiction

May 3, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The body in the wardrobe : a Faith Fairchild mystery

May 2, 2016
Page, Katherine Hall, author.
©2016
356 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"Sophie Maxwell teams up with Faith to investigate a dead body that nobody else believes she saw, a case that is complicated by bullies, Tom's major life decision, and a suspicious ex."--Provided by publisher.

Knot the usual suspects : a haunted yarn shop mystery

April 28, 2016
MacRae, Molly, author.
©2015
463 pages (large print) ; 21 cm.

From bad to wurst

April 28, 2016
Hunter, Maddy, author.
©2015
407 pages (large print) ; 21 cm.

Calico spy

April 27, 2016
Brownley, Margaret, author.
©2016
487 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

Into oblivion : an Inspector Erlendur novel

April 27, 2016
Arnaldur Indriðason, 1961- author.
©2015
459 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

15th affair

April 26, 2016
Patterson, James, 1947- author.
New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company 2016.
441 pages (large print) ; 25 cm
San Francisco police detective finds herself investigating a murder that leads her to her own front door.

Here comes the bribe

April 20, 2016
Daheim, Mary, author.
New York, NY : HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]
435 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Shocked by the arrival of a guest who claims to be her son, Judith McMonigle Flynn accepts the young man's help investigating a murder on the premises only to discover that he has designs on the inn.

The last mile

April 19, 2016
Baldacci, David, author.
New York, New York : Grand Central Publishing Large Print, 2016.
644 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
"Melvin Mars awaits his fate on Death Row. He was one of America's most promising football stars until, aged twenty-years-old, he was arrested and convicted for the murder of his parents just as he was due to begin a very lucrative contract with the NFL. When Amos Decker, newly appointed special agent with the FBI, hears the news that Melvin was saved in the final seconds before his execution because someone has confessed to the killings, he persuades his boss to allow him to carry out an investigation into the Mars murders."--Provided by publisher.

His right hand

April 12, 2016
Harrison, Mette Ivie, 1970- author.
©2015
465 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

Most wanted

April 8, 2016
Scottoline, Lisa, author.
©2016
669 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"Thorndike Press large print basic"--Verso t.p.
"When a woman and her husband, desperate for a baby, find themselves unable to conceive, they decide to take further steps. Since it is the husband who is infertile, the heroine decides to use a donor. And all seems to be well. Three months pass and she is happily pregnant. But a shocking revelation occurs when she discovers that a man arrested for a series of brutal murders is her donor - the biological father of the child she is carrying. Delving deeper to uncover the truth, the heroine must face her worst fears, and confront a terrifying truth."-- Provided by publisher.

The devil in Jerusalem

April 8, 2016
Ragen, Naomi, author.
©2015
515 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
"Thorndike Press large print basic"--T.p. verso.

Blackout

April 8, 2016
Rosenfelt, David, author.
©2015
387 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

Forty thieves

April 8, 2016
Perry, Thomas, 1947- author.
©2016
491 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

Domestic malice : a Murder, she wrote mystery

April 8, 2016
Bain, Donald, 1935-
©2012
389 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"Based on the Universal television series created by Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson & William Link."
While serving on the board of directors of a women's shelter, Jessica must look into the possible spousal abuse by a respected member of the community.

The murder of Mary Russell : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

April 8, 2016
King, Laurie R., author.
©2016
587 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"Mary Russell is used to dark secrets--her own, and those of her famous partner and husband, Sherlock Holmes. Trust is a thing slowly given, but over the course of a decade together, the two have forged an indissoluble bond. And what of the other person to whom Mary Russell has opened her heart: the couple's longtime housekeeper, Mrs. Hudson? Russell's faith and affection are suddenly shattered when a man arrives on the doorstep claiming to be Mrs. Hudson's son. What Samuel Hudson tells Russell cannot possibly be true, yet she believes him--as surely as she believes the threat of the gun in his hand."-- Provided by publisher.

Blood orange

April 8, 2016
Albert, Susan Wittig, author.
©2016
457 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"... China comes to the aid of a nurse who ends up in the hospital ... It's mid-April in Pecan Springs, and China is renting her guest cottage to Kelly Kaufman, who needs a temporary place to live as she contends with a very acrimonious divorce from her husband, Rich. One nasty point of dispute is her part ownership of the Comanche Creek Brewing Company, which she is refusing to sell. At the same time, as a nurse employed by a local hospice, Kelly has discovered instances of suspicious practices. Even more disturbing, she suspects that a patient was murdered. Kelly's knowledge could be dangerous, and she wants to get guidance from China on what to do. But on her way to China's house, Kelly is forced off the road and critically injured, putting her in a medically induced coma. Now it's up to China to determine who wanted her out of the picture. Was it her soon-to-be ex? His new lover--who happens to be the sister of China's friend Ruby? Or someone connected with the corruption at the hospice? China owes it to her friend to uncover the truth--but she may be putting her own life at risk..."-- Provided by publisher.

The mystery of the lost Cézanne : a Verlaque and Bonnet mystery

April 8, 2016
Longworth, M. L. (Mary Lou), 1963-
©2015
421 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

Ornaments of death

April 8, 2016
Cleland, Jane K., author.
©2015
505 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

The sundown speech

April 8, 2016
Estleman, Loren D., author.
©2015
297 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

The other side of silence : a Bernie Gunther novel

April 8, 2016
Kerr, Philip, author.
©2016
485 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

The shut eye

April 8, 2016
Bauer, Belinda, 1962- author.
©2015
449 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

As time goes by

April 8, 2016
Clark, Mary Higgins, author.
©2016
415 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"Thorndike Press large print basic"--Verso t.p.
"Television journalist Delaney Wright is on the brink of stardom after she begins covering a sensational murder trial for the six p.m. news. She should be thrilled, yet her growing desire to locate her birth mother consumes her thoughts. When Delaney's friends Alvirah Meehan and her husband Willy offer to look into the mystery surrounding her birth, they uncover a shocking secret they do not want to reveal. On trial for murder is Betsy Grant, widow of a wealthy doctor who has been an Alzheimer's victim for eight years. When her once-upon-a-time celebrity lawyer urges her to accept a plea bargain, Betsy refuses: she will go to trial to prove her innocence. Betsy's stepson, Alan Grant, bides his time nervously as the trial begins. His substantial inheritance hangs in the balance--his only means of making good on payments he owes his ex-wife, his children, and increasingly angry creditors. As the trial unfolds, and the damning evidence against Betsy piles up, Delaney is convinced that Betsy is not guilty and frantically tries to prove her innocence."--Provided by publisher.

The rain sparrow

April 8, 2016
Goodnight, Linda, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2016.
463 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Originally published: Harlequin, 2016.
"A stranger's arrival in a small Southern town stirs up old secrets and new dreams"-- Provided by publisher.

Family jewels

April 1, 2016
Woods, Stuart, author.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2016.
361 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

Journey to Munich : a novel

April 1, 2016
Winspear, Jacqueline, 1955- author.
©2016
390 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
It's early 1938, and Maisie Dobbs is back in England. On a fine yet chilly morning, as she walks towards Fitzroy Square--a place of many memories--she is intercepted by Brian Huntley and Robert MacFarlane of the Secret Service. The German government has agreed to release a British subject from prison, but only if he is handed over to a family member. Because the man's wife is bedridden and his daughter has been killed in an accident, the Secret Service wants Maisie--who bears a striking resemblance to the daughter--to retrieve the man from Dachau, on the outskirts of Munich.

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