Category: Mystery

  • Pleating for Mercy (Magical Dressmaking Mystery, Book 1)

    By Melissa Bourbon

    While her great-grandmother passes away, Harlow Jane Cassidy leaves her activity as a new york dressmaker and strikes again to Bliss, Texas. but if she opens a dressmaking boutique within the turn-of-the-century farmhouse she inherited, Harlow senses an inexplicable "presence". Her previous buddy Josie orders a costume for her upcoming marriage ceremony, but if Josie's boss turns up lifeless, Harlow has to discover the killer-with a bit support from past.
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  • Death on the Nevskii Prospekt

    By David Dickinson

    “Dickinson textures his canvas with old element as thick because the oil paint on one in all his favourite work by means of Turner.”—Kirkus Reviews

    “Lovers of British ancient mysteries will get pleasure from Powerscourt’s most modern adventures.”—Booklist

    “Splendid entertainment.”—Publishers Weekly

    In 1904, Powerscourt comes out of retirement to visit Russia in a single of the strangest circumstances of his profession. A British diplomat has been found, his throat lower, on one of many bridges spanning the Nevskii Prospekt in St Petersburg. It transpires that the diplomat knew a secret—and that mystery killed him. As Powerscourt strides in the course of the halls of the wintry weather Palace and falls foul of the Okhrana, the Russian mystery police, he has to take care of different issues. Russia is at the verge of revolution, and he needs to clear up the crime and break out to England ahead of time runs out.
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  • In the Teeth of the Evidence

    By Dorothy L. Sayers

    A fleeting killer's eco-friendly mustache. A corpse clutching a observe with lost vowels. A cell with the unmistakable ring of dying. A hopeful heir's desires of fortune performed in whilst nature beats him to the punch. A playwright's unwatered-down honor that's thicker than blood.

    In each one case, the homicide baffles the neighborhood gurus. For his Lordship and the lively salesman-sleuth Montague Egg, a corpse is an interesting invitation to resolve the postmortem puzzles of attention-grabbing falsehoods, mysterious reasons and diabolical demises.

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  • A Duty to the Dead (Bess Crawford Mysteries)

    By Charles Todd

    “Another winner....Todd back excels at brilliant surroundings and the results of struggle during this particular time and position. Grade: A.”
    Cleveland undeniable Dealer

     

    “Readers who can’t get adequate of Maisie Dobbs, the intrepid international warfare I battlefield nurse in Jacqueline Winspear’s novels…are certain to be stuck up within the adventures of Bess Crawford.”
    New York occasions e-book Review

     

    Charles Todd, writer of the resoundingly acclaimed Ian Rutledge crime novels (“One of the easiest historic sequence being written this day” —Washington put up e-book World) debuts a good new protagonist, international struggle I nurse Bess Crawford, in A responsibility to the useless. A gripping story of perilous tasks and darkish kinfolk secrets and techniques within the shadows of a nightmarish time of worldwide clash, A responsibility to the lifeless is wealthy in suspense, shock, and the impeccable interval surroundings that has turn into a Charles Todd trademark.

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  • Tattoo Murder Case (Soho crime)

    By Akimitsu Takagi

    Leave out Kinue Nomura survived international conflict II basically to be murdered in Tokyo, her severed limbs left in the back of. long past is that a part of her that bore probably the most attractive full-body tattoos ever rendered by means of her overdue father. Kenzo Matsushita, a tender medical professional, needs to support his detective brother who's in control of the case, simply because he was once Kinue's mystery lover and the 1st individual at the homicide scene.

    The Tattoo homicide Case was once initially released in 1948; this can be the 1st English translation.
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  • Captive Witness (Nancy Drew, No 64)

    By Carolyn Keene

    On a scholar journey via Europe, Nancy discovers that their chief is on a mystery undertaking to move ten refugee kids from an iron curtain state to freedom! sooner than the challenge is finished, Nancy gets an pressing message from her father touching on a lacking access in a overseas movie pageant. Undaunted and smart, Nancy pursues an fascinating clue present in a student's wheelchair and unearths herself in nice danger.

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  • Never Have I Ever (The Lying Game, Book 2)

    By Sara Shepard

    My ideal lifestyles was once a lie.

    Now I'd do whatever to discover the truth.

    Not in the past, I had every thing a woman may possibly want for: notable neighbors, an lovely boyfriend, a loving family members. yet none of them understand that I'm gone—that I'm dead. to resolve my homicide, my long-lost dual sister, Emma, has taken my position. She sleeps in my room, wears my outfits, and calls my mom and dad mother and Dad.

    And my killer is staring at her each move.

    I consider little from my lifestyles, simply flashes and sparkles, so all i will be able to do is stick to alongside as Emma attempts to unravel the secret of my disappearance. however the deeper she digs, the extra suspects she uncovers. It seems my neighbors and that i performed loads of games—games that ruined people's lives. a person might wish revenge . . . somebody may well wish me—and now Emma—dead.

    From Sara Shepard, the number 1 New York Times bestselling writer of the gorgeous Little Liars books, comes a riveting sequence approximately secrets and techniques, lies, and killer results.
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  • The Rope: An Anna Pigeon Novel (Anna Pigeon Mysteries)

    By Nevada Barr

    The Rope

    Nevada Barr

    It's 1995. clean off the bus from big apple urban, a broken-hearted 35-year-old named Anna Pigeon takes her first activity as a park worker: a decidedly unglamorous, seasonal stint on the Glen Canyon nationwide leisure region. On her day without work, she is going mountaineering on my own within the park―never to come back. Her co-workers suppose she's moved on considering her cabin is wiped clean out. but if Anna wakes up―trapped on the backside of a good, bare, without provides and no reminiscence of ways she obtained there―she needs to draw upon all of her energy, braveness, and ability to outlive. simply because whoever set Anna's catch isn't really via together with her yet…

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  • El Gavilan

    By Craig McDonald

    The information is filled with it: escalating tensions from unlawful immigration; headless our bodies placing off bridges and bounties put on lawmen on each side of the border. New Austin, Ohio, is a city grappling with waves of undocumented staff who exert super strain on colleges, police and town providers. in the middle of the turmoil, 3 very other forms of law enforcement officials scramble to keep up keep watch over and impose order.

    But the rape-murder of a Mexican-American girl triggers a brutal chain of occasions that threatens to depart no survivors. El Gavilan is a singular of moving alliances and whiplash switchbacks. households are divided and careers and lives threatened. Friendships and beliefs are demonstrated and budding amorous affairs challenged. With its topical issues, shades-of-gray characters and darkish canvas, El Gavilan is a singular for our charged times.

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  • The Beating of His Wings (Left Hand of God)

    By Paul Hoffman

    Following the bestselling novels The Left Hand of God and The final 4 issues comes the ultimate installment of Paul Hoffman’s stark, epic trilogy. 
    Thomas Cale has been operating from the truth….
     
    Since learning that his brutal army education has been for one purpose—to break God’s maximum mistake, mankind itself—Cale has been hunted by way of the very guy who made him into the Angel of dying: Pope Redeemer Bosco.
     
    Cale is a paradox: boastful and blameless, beneficiant and pitiless. Feared and respected by way of those that created him, he has already used his breathtaking expertise for violence and destruction to deliver down the main strong civilization within the world.
     
    But Thomas Cale’s soul is loss of life. As his physique is racked with convulsions, he is aware that the ultimate judgment won't wait. because the day of reckoning attracts shut, Cale’s feel of vengeance leads him again to the center of darkness—the Sanctuary—and to confront the individual he hates such a lot within the world….
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