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New library books

The following new mysteries are available at the Georgetown Branch of the Allen County Public Library.

Blood Orange” by Karen Keskinen

Investigating the murder of a teenage girl on behalf of the victim’s aunt as well as old flame deputy sheriff Mike Dawson, private investigator Jaymie Zarlin identifies multiple suspects, only to be entangled in a twisted conspiracy involving wealthy and powerful adversaries.

Death of a Dyer

by Eleanor Kuhns

Returning to his family farm and considering a relationship with his housekeeper, widower Will Rees is shattered by the news of an old friend’s murder and is unable to refuse a request to investigate, a situation that reveals that nearly everyone in the victim’s inner circle is hiding dark secrets.

The Fire Witness

by Lars Kepler, translated by Laura A. Wideburg

When a medium contacts the police department with claims about a murder at a rural home for wayward girls, detective Joona Linna investigates bizarre clues only to find himself confronting more violent truths and a figure from his past.

Gone With the Win

by Mary Daheim

When Ruby Tooms, the world-weary barmaid she met at Oktoberfest, arrives at her bed-and-breakfast with some unexpected baggage, Judith McMonigle Flynn, after much coercing by her husband, agrees to help Ruby solve the 20-year-old mystery of her mother’s murder.

The Hen of the Baskervilles” by Donna Andrews

Helping a friend who is at risk of losing her farm and freedom when an unfaithful husband is discovered murdered at the state fair, Meg Langslow struggles to find the real killer and recover a stolen prize chicken to clear her friend’s name.

The Last Word

by Lisa Lutz

Targeted by the members of her dysfunctional family for control over Spellman Investigations after staging a retaliatory takeover, Izzy is wrongly accused of embezzling funds from a wealthy Alzheimer’s patient.

– Allen County Public Library