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Dead in the Dregs: A Babe Stern Mystery

Prominent wine critic Richard Wilson makes a living elevating and destroying winemakers’ reputations with the stroke of his pen. When he disappears after a tasting at Napa Valley’s Norton Winery, his sister Janie looks to her ex-husband Babe Stern for help. But when Wilson’s body is found floating in a vat at Norton, Stern’s search turns into a hunt for the killer.
Working with the Napa Valley police, Stern quickly finds a string of suspects, all with one thing in common: their desire to get revenge for the reviews that shattered their wines and livelihoods. But as the police work to quickly clear the case, those same suspects have a string of alibis and the trail begins to fade.
Stern digs further into the circumstances of Wilson’s death and finds himself following his only lead, to Burgundy, France. In cellars and tasting rooms from Beaune to Nuits-Saint-Georges, Stern tracks the troubled son of a family of *vignerons*, one of the few people in the winery the night Wilson died. But the wine families of the Côte d’Or are secretive and entangled, and the further Stern goes to discover the truth, the more he becomes the ultimate target. In a stunning debut mystery packed with revenge and murder, Stern’s only choice is to find the truth.

Dead Ice

Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author Laurell K. Hamilton returns with another addictive adventure featuring vampire-hunting heroine Anita Blake, to thrill fans of Charlaine Harris and Anne Rice. My name is Anita Blake and I have the highest kill count of any vampire executioner in the country. I’m a U.S. Marshal who can raise zombies with the best of them. But ever since master vampire Jean-Claude and I went public with our engagement, all I am to anyone and everyone is Jean-Claude’s fiancee.It’s wreaking havoc with my reputation as a hard ass – to some extent. Luckily, in professional circles, I’m still the go-to expert for zombie issues. And right now, the FBI is having one hell of a zombie issue.Someone is producing zombie porn. I’ve seen my share of freaky undead fetishes, so this shouldn’t bother me. But the women being victimised aren’t just mindless, rotting corpses. Their souls are trapped behind their eyes, signalling voodoo of the blackest kind.It’s the sort of case that can leave a mark on a person. And my own soul may not survive unscathed . . .

‘A hardcore guilty pleasure’ * The Times * ‘What The Da Vinci Code did for the religious thriller, the Anita Blake series has done for the vampire novel’ * USA Today * ‘Anita Blake is one of the most fascinating fictional heroines since Scarlett O’Hara’ * Publishers Weekly * ‘Hamilton remains one of the most inventive and exciting writers in the paranormal field’ * Charlaine Harris *
(source: Bol.com)

Dead Heat

**‘I wondered if I was dying. I wasn’t afraid to die but, such was the pain in my gut, I wished it would happen soon.’**
The night before the Two Thousand Guineas at Newmarket sees the great and the good of the horse-racing community gathered for a prestigious black-tie Gala dinner. It is a fitting testament to the glamour of the occasion that Max Moreton is cooking the evening’s meal.
Max is something of a celebrity in Newmarket circles. He is the chef and founder of the racing town’s favourite Michelin-starred restaurant, the Hay Net. However, spending the night in the throes of agony with chronic food poisoning is the last thing Max expects – such things simply aren’t becoming of a professional chef. And the last thing he needs is to hear that his food is suspected of putting twenty-four of the guests in hospital.
Within hours, Max’s restaurant is being forcibly closed, his reputation is teetering on the brink of ruin, and a court case seems to be looming. But the day is far from over, and soon Max Moreton finds himself desperately fighting for more than just his livelihood…

Dead Giveaway

Lily “investigates” a death in the house next to the one she’s cleaning

Dead Center

Dead Center (Andy Carpenter Series #5) by David Rosenfelt
After Laurie Collins left him and headed west, New Jersey defense attorney Andy Carpenter didn’t expect to ever see her again. So he’s shocked when his ex-girlfriend appears on TV–and then calls him pleading for his help. Two coeds in Wisconsin have been found brutally stabbed to death. As the town’s acting police chief, Laurie had to arrest a young college student with a carful of bloodstains who argued with one of the victims just before her death. Yet Laurie strongly believes that the suspect, Jeremy Davidson, is innocent.
Trading the refineries and factories of Paterson for the frozen pastures of Findlay, Wisconsin, Andy soon finds himself in a small town handling a big-time double homicide case. He looks into Jeremy’s romance with one of the victims–and the possible involvement of a bizarre religious cult–one that may sanction the most unholy, and vicious, of acts.
While Andy tries to save Jeremy, make sense of his love life, and find a decent pizza for his beloved dog, Tara, the secrets of an ultra-religious community begin to rain down on him like bricks from a cracked fortress. But as Edgar®-nominated Rosenfelt proves to us once again, the path to the truth is littered with lies and misdirection. And before it’s all over, the unexpected is the only thing Andy can count on.

Dead Beat

Dead Beat (Dresden Files Series #7) by Jim Butcher
**“The wildest, strangest, best Dresden adventure to date…Butcher’s blending of modern fantasy with classic noir sensibilities ensures that there’s never a dull moment.”—SF Site**

Paranormal investigations are Harry Dresden’s business and Chicago is his beat, as he tries to bring law and order to a world of wizards and monsters that exists alongside everyday life. And though most inhabitants of the Windy City don’t believe in magic, the Special Investigations Department of the Chicago PD knows better.

Karrin Murphy is the head of S. I. and Harry’s good friend. So when a killer vampire threatens to destroy Murphy’s reputation unless Harry does her bidding, he has no choice. The vampire wants the Word of Kemmler (whatever that is) and all the power that comes with it. Now, Harry is in a race against time—and six merciless necromancers—to find the Word before Chicago experiences a Halloween night to wake the dead…

Dead as a doornail

SUMMARY: When Sookie’s brother Jason’s eyes start to change, she knows he’s about to turn into a were-panther for the first time. But her concern becomes cold fear when a sniper sets his deadly sights on the local changeling population-and Jason’s new panther brethren suspect he may be the shooter. Now, Sookie has until the next full moon to find out who’s behind the attacks, unless the killer decides to find her first.

Dead and Gone

EDITORIAL REVIEW: **Now an HBO original series, *True Blood*-the *New York Times* bestselling Sookie Stackhouse series continues.** Except for Sookie Stackhouse, folks in Bon Temps, Louisiana, know little about vamps-and nothing about weres. Until now. The weres and shifters have finally decided to reveal their existence to the ordinary world. At first all goes well. Then the mutilated body of a were-panther is found near the bar where Sookie works-and she feels compelled to discover who, human or otherwise, did it. But there’s a far greater danger threatening Bon Temps. A race of unhuman beings-older, more powerful, and more secretive than vampires or werewolves-is preparing for war. And Sookie finds herself an all-too human pawn in their battle.

Dead and Alive

SUMMARY: From the celebrated imagination of Dean Koontz comes a powerful reworking of one of the classic stories of all time. If you think you know the legend, you know only half the truth. Now the mesmerizing saga concludes. . . . As a devastating hurricane approaches, as the benighted creations of Victor Helios begin to spin out of control, as New Orleans descends into chaos and the future of humanity hangs in the balance, the only hope rests with Victor’s first, failed attempt to build the perfect human. Deucalion’s centuries-old history began as the original manifestation of a soulless visionand it is fated to end in the ultimate confrontation between a damned creature and his mad creator. But first they must face a monstrosity not even Victor’s malignant mind could have conceivedan indestructible entity that steps out of humankind’s collective nightmare with powers, and a purpose, beyond imagining. From the Paperback edition.

Days Until Home

On a routine mining mission to the asteroid belt, the crew of the Kerwood is mired in their personal concerns: finishing quickly, getting home, earning a fair share of the profits. Until the ship experiences catastrophic failure on the return journey.
Now they must put aside their petty worries if they’re to have any hope of getting home alive. Will the crew find a way to set a course for Earth with their payload–or will they discover the disaster was orchestrated by someone who doesn’t want them to return home at all?

The Day It Rained Forever

A *The Day It Rained Forever* (1959) is a collection of short stories by Ray Bradbury. It was previously released in the US as *Medicine for Melancholy* with a slightly different list of stories.
“The Day It Rained Forever”
“In a Season of Calm Weather”
“The Dragon”
“The End of the Beginning”
“The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit”
“Fever Dream”
“The Marriage Mender”
“The Town Where No One Got Off”
“Icarus Montgolfier Wright”
“Almost at the End of the World”
“Dark They were and Golden-eyed”
“The Smile”
“Here there be Tygers”
“The Headpiece”
“Perchance to Dream”
“The Time of Going Away”
“The Gift”
“The Little Mice”
“The Sunset Harp”
“A Scent of Sarsaparilla”
“And the Rock Cried Out”
“The Strawberry Window”

A Day in the Life

Doctor Who Short Trips is a series of themed short story anthologies of new Doctor Who fiction, featuring the Doctor in all of his first eight incarnations. They feature stories written by some of the leading names in Doctor Who, past and present, including Paul Cornell, Gareth Roberts, Christopher H. Bidmead, and Paul Magrs. A Day in the Life features 16 stories whose total running time adds up to a single 24-hour period: a fictional day in the life of the universe, made up of fragments from throughout time and space. Given the temperamental nature of the TARDIS and the round-the-clock events that go on every single day, it’s no wonder that the Doctor often arrives at his destinations at differing times. As we leave one story and join the next, we switch location and era–but not the hands on the clock.
(source: Bol.com)

Dawn of Destiny

### When the greatest horrors exist in the mind, how do you deal with a man who puts them there?
Julianne is the strongest mystic of her generation. Her mental magic might even be getting stronger… it’s hard to tell when her practice time is eaten up by paperwork and leading her people.
**That is, until a rogue mystic cult shows up, trying to drag Julianne into their plot for world domination.**
Crossing the dangerous Madlands and issuing a slap down to the bad guys is just the kind of trip she needs – **some quiet solitude and the chance to kick some ass. If only her smartass companions had stayed at home…**
**Set on the foundation laid by the Kurtherian Gambit Series, Dawn of Destiny tells an entirely new story in the Age of Magic.**

Dawn of Deliverance

### **When the worst horrors are in the mind, what do you do with the man who puts them there?**
****The battle was won, but the war has just begun. ****
**Tahn is the last bastion in the fight against the New Dawn, and Rogan is coming for them. **
Julianne has a plan, but like all plans, it’s not a guarantee. First, she needs to rescue the princess. Then, she needs to slay the dragon–well, Rogan. And not slay, so much as find a way to dismantle the dangerous death spell safeguarding his life.
**This mission will take all of Julianne’s wits to complete, and failing? That’s not an option.**
**Set on the foundation laid by the Kurtherian Gambit Series, Dawn of Deliverance tells an entirely new story in the Age of Magic.**

Dawn of Days

When the darkest terrors are in the mind, what do you do when the one who holds the leash on evil is dead. Dawners and remnant and ghosts, oh my! Julianne is on her way back to the Temple, but it looks like someone is racing to get there first. Someone with very bad intentions. Back across the Madlands, the Bette is dealing with a surge of remnant activity between Tahn and Muir that may not be what it seems, while Bastian has to wrestle with ghostly rumors to secure the perfect site for his new school.

Dawn of Darkness

### **When the greatest horrors exist in the mind, how do you deal with a man who puts them there?**
**Julianne may have saved Tahn, but the battle has only just begun.**
An upstart young lord decides Tahn is ripe for the picking, but a quick mind-read reveals there’s more to this than meets the eye.
**Between a creepy, magical circus troupe, two bickering rearick and the unexpected reappearance of The New Dawn, it looks like Julianne will never get the quiet break she hoped for. **
Still, they say a change is as good as a holiday, and at least she’ll get to kick some serious ass on the way…
**Set on the foundation laid by the Kurtherian Gambit Series, Dawn of Destiny tells an entirely new story in the Age of Magic.**