Category: Mystery

  • The Unexpected Guest

    By Agatha Christie

    Agatha Christie is the main commonly released writer of all time together with her works outsold merely via Shakespeare and the Bible. She is appeared by way of generations of enthusiasts because the maximum secret author ever, and her novels are learn and loved the area over.

    Clarissa, the younger spouse of a international workplace Diplomat, delights in tweaking the sensibilities of her extra critical acquaintances and for taking part in a online game she calls "supposing" - imagining a tricky state of affairs and knowing how humans may reply. yet Clarissa's lighthearted video game turns into lethal severe while she discovers the useless physique of an unknown individual in her personal drawing room. If that wasn't undesirable sufficient, her husband is at the means domestic with an immense overseas baby-kisser and the attendant scandal of the lifeless physique might irrevocably harm his occupation at least. accordingly, Clarissa makes a decision to get rid of the physique and persuades her 3 houseguests to assist.

    But prior to she will get the physique off the premises, a policeman arrives at her entrance door. The police bought an nameless tip a few homicide in the home and feature proven as much as examine. Now Clarissa needs to continue the physique hidden, persuade the skeptical police inspector that there was no homicide, and, meanwhile, discover who has been murdered, why, and what the physique is doing in her house.
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  • The Gray Ghost Murders: A Sean Stranahan Mystery

    By Keith McCafferty

    Buffalo leap Blues, the 5th novel within the Sean Stranahan secret sequence, is coming from Viking on June 28,2016

    “Truly outstanding. . . . A secret that unfolds with grace and humor opposed to a surroundings of wonderful good looks and danger.” —Nevada Barr, New York Times bestselling writer of the Anna Pigeon Mysteries

    The grey Ghost Murders is the second one novel within the acclaimed Sean Stranahan secret series

    Fourteen months after relocating to Montana, fly fisherman, painter, and someday deepest detective Sean Stranahan continues to be sound asleep in his office-cum-art-studio, yet he is now not a newcomer. He now is familiar with the rivers and has a brand new sweetheart, Martinique. And while the bear-ravaged continues to be of 2 males are came upon on Sphinx Mountain, Sheriff Martha Ettinger once again turns to Stranahan for assist in fixing what smells like homicide. in the meantime, he is additionally been employed via a gaggle of eccentric fishermen to discover their useful, and doubtless stolen, grey Ghost fly. may possibly the robbery be hooked up to the grey ghosts haunting the mountain? to determine, Stranahan will pass paths, and hands, with the most strong humans within the Madison Valley.
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  • The Purity of Vengeance: A Department Q Novel

    By Jussi Adler-Olsen

    The fourth publication in his division Q sequence, New York Times bestselling writer and Denmark’s number one crime author Jussi Adler-Olsen returns with Detective Carl Mørck’s such a lot sinister case yet.
     
    In 1987, Nete Hermansen plans revenge on those that abused her—especially Curt Wad, a health practitioner who was once a part of a circulation to sterilize wayward ladies within the 1950s.
    More than two decades later, Detective Carl Mørck already has lots on his brain while he's offered with the case of a brothel proprietor, a girl named Rita, who went lacking within the eighties: New proof has emerged within the case that despatched Carl to division Q.

    But whilst Carl’s assistants, Assad and Rose, research that a variety of other folks disappeared round the related weekend as Rita, Carl takes observe. Sifting throughout the facts, they inch toward Curt Wad, who's nonetheless devoted to his twisted ideals, and whose therapy of Nete simply tricks at his skill for evil.
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  • The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Scroll of the Dead

    By David Stuart Davies

    Holmes attends a seance to unmask an impostor posing as a medium, Sebastian Melmoth, a guy hell-bent on acquiring immortality after the invention of an historical Egyptian papyrus. it truly is as much as Holmes and Watson to forestall him and sidestep disaster...

    In this fast paced event, the motion strikes from London to the picturesque Lake District as Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson once again conflict with the forces of evil.

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s undying construction returns in a brand new sequence of handsomely designed detective tales. From the earliest days of Holmes’ occupation to his remarkable encounters with Martian invaders, the additional Adventures sequence encapsulates the main diverse and exciting instances of the worlds’ maximum detective.
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  • The Three Evangelists

    By Fred Vargas

    The opera singer Sophia Simeonidis wakes up one morning to find tree has seemed in a single day within the backyard of her Paris condominium. Intrigued and unnerved, she turns to her neighbours: Vandoosler, an ex-cop, and 3 impecunious historians, Mathias, Marc and Lucien - the 3 evangelists. they comply with dig round the tree and spot if whatever has been buried there. They locate not anything yet soil. a number of weeks later, Sophia disappears and her physique is located burned to ashes in a vehicle. Who killed the opera singer? Her husband, her ex-lover, her ally, her niece? all of them appear to have a reason. Vandoosler and the 3 evangelists got down to locate the reality.
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  • Sweet Tea Revenge (A Tea Shop Mystery)

    By Laura Childs

    In the newest novel from the manhattan Times bestselling writer of Agony of the Leaves, Indigo Tea store proprietor Theodosia Browning may perhaps regularly be a bridesmaid, by no means a bride, yet this groom isn't going to make it to the altar…
     
    Theodosia Browning’s pricey buddy Delaine Dish has requested her to be a bridesmaid for her marriage ceremony. but if the large day arrives, every thing looks going fallacious. First, an important hurricane is brewing over Charleston. a nasty omen? moment, Delaine’s sister is past due for the rite. and at last, the groom not just has chilly feet—his complete physique is chilly. A assassin has crashed the wedding.
     
    As Theodosia comforts a devastated Delaine, she must tackle the suspects at the groom’s part from the suspects at the bride’s facet. something quickly turns into apparent—revenge won’t be the single dish served chilly at this marriage ceremony. And if Theodosia doesn’t watch her step, a cold-blooded killer can have a impolite reception in shop for her…
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  • Engleby (Vintage International)

    By Sebastian Faulks

    Meet Mike Engleby, a second-year scholar at collage. even though Mike is clearly clever, and eager about many golf equipment, it truly is transparent that whatever approximately Mike isn't fairly correct. while he turns into fixated on a classmate named Jennifer Arkland, and she or he is going lacking, we're left with the looming query: Is Mike Engleby concerned?
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  • A Private View: One Man Show and Murder is an Art (Inspector Appleby)

    By Michael Innes

    Sir John and girl Appleby attend a memorial exhibition of the oils, gouaches, collages and trouvailles of artist Gavin Limbert, who used to be lately stumbled on shot, less than very suspicious conditions. As Assistant Commissioner of Police, Sir John is already , yet he turns into much more intrigued while Limbert's final masterpiece is stolen from the gallery less than his very eyes.

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  • The White Lioness

    By Henning Mankell

    3rd within the Kurt Wallander series.

    The execution-style homicide of a Swedish housewife seems like an easy case although there's no noticeable suspect. yet then Wallander learns of a made up our minds stalker, and shortly sufficient, the law enforcement officials meet up with him. but if his alibi seems to be hermetic, they become aware of that what appeared an easy crime of ardour is de facto way more complex—and risky. the quest for the reality in the back of the killing ultimately uncovers an assassination plot, and Wallander quickly unearths himself in a tangle with either the key police and a ruthless international agent. Combining compelling insights into the sinister facet of recent lifestyles with a riveting story of overseas intrigue, The White Lioness retains you at the knife-edge of suspense.
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  • Hot Fudge

    By Anthony Bruno

    Loretta Kovacs and Frank Marvelli, the fugitive-hunting heroes of Devil's Food and Double Espresso are again in one other horny, savvy yarn of lowlifes at the lam -- and the quirky characters who hunt them down.

    Partners -- and enthusiasts ultimately -- Frank and Loretta frequently bust parole violators for the recent Jersey leap Squad. yet their off-hours dating runs right into a couple of curvaceous pace bumps within the kind of Vissa (short for Elvissa) Mylowe, a fellow PO and previous flame of Frank's who's simply too out-an-out impossible to resist for Loretta's piece of brain. whilst Vissa "borrows" Frank to assist her tune down a infamous profession felony who has surfaced in San Francisco, Loretta can not help trailing the pair all of the solution to California, simply to keep watch over them.

    'Frisco is some distance from Jersey, in additional methods than simply miles, and Loretta and Frank quickly locate themselves in a sticky, tough imbroglio related to a murderous menage a trois, a bisexual chinese language dominatrix, the I Ching, and the key element in Elmer Fudge Whirl ice cream.

    Can a spanking new romance, and outdated road smarts, continue to exist the hot Age twists and temptations of California? Or will Loretta's center -- besides the remainder of her important organs -- be floor up into dogfood?

    Hot Fudge is a tasty, non-fattening felony confection that might go away your mouth watering for more.
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