Multcolib Picks: If you like...The Cuckoo's Calling

Case Histories
Case Histories A Novel By Atkinson, Kate (Book - 2005 ) MYSTERY ATKINSON 2005 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 6 on 6 copies

Annotation:Case one:A little girl goes missing in the night. Case two: A beautiful young office worker falls victim to a maniac's apparently random attack. Case three: A new mother finds herself trapped in a hell of her own making - with a very needy baby and a very demanding husband - until a fit of rage creates a grisly, bloody escape.

The Invisible Ones
The Invisible Ones By Penney, Stef (Book - 2012 ) MYSTERY PENNEY 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Hovering between paralysis and delirium in a hospital bed, half-Romany private investigator Ray Lovell evaluates a case involving the missing wife of a charismatic traveling Gypsy whose hostile family is hiding a tragic secret.

L.A. Outlaws
L.A. Outlaws A Novel By Parker, T. Jefferson (Book - 2008 ) FICTION PARKER Available in some locations

Annotation:Los Angeles is gripped by the exploding celebrity of Allison Murrieta, her real identity unknown, a modern-day Jesse James with the compulsion to steal beautiful things, the vanity to invite the media along, and the conscience to donate much of her bounty to charity.

The Black Echo
The Black Echo By Connelly, Michael (Book - 1992 ) MYSTERY CONNELLY 1992 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 4 on 8 copies

Annotation:LAPD homicide detective Hieronymus Bosch attempts to solve the murder of Billy Meadows, a soldier he knew while serving in Vietnam.

What Angels Fear
What Angels Fear A Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery By Harris, C. S. (Book - 2006 ) MYSTERY HARRIS 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:It's 1811, and the threat of revolution haunts the upper classes of King George III's England. Then a beautiful young woman is found savagely murdered on the altar steps of an ancient church near Westminster Abbey.

The Man With A Load of Mischief
The Man With A Load of Mischief A Richard Jury Novel By Grimes, Martha (Book - 2003 ) MYSTERY GRIMES 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:At the Man with a Load of Mischief, they found the dead body stuck in a keg of beer. At the Jack and Hammer, another body was stuck out on the beam of the pub's sign, replacing the mechanical man who kept the time. Two pubs. Two murders. One Scotland Yard inspector called in to help.

A Great Deliverance
A Great Deliverance By George, Elizabeth (Book - 2007 ) MYSTERY GEORGE 2007 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 8 copies

Annotation:"To this day, the low, thin wail of an infant can be heard in Keldale's lush green valleys. Three hundred years ago, as legend goes, the frightened Yorkshire villagers smothered a crying babe in Keldale Abbey, where they'd hidden to escape the ravages of Cornwell's raiders. Now into Keldale's pastoral web of old houses and older secrets comes Scotland Yard Inspector Thomas Lynley...." (publisher)

The Cuckoo's Calling
The Cuckoo's Calling By Galbraith, Robert (Book - 2013 ) MYSTERY GALBRAITH 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:"After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to one client, and creditors are calling. He has also just broken up with his longtime girlfriend and is living in his office.

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Rowling flew under the radar with this police procedural centered around troubled London PI Cormoran Strike and his assistant, Robin. Here are a few other mysteries that center around troubled investigators and their complicated lives.

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