Posts in category: Mystery
By Agatha Christie
What's greater than Agatha Christie? 13 Agatha Christies.
A baker's dozen of fiendishly advised stories within which indomitable sleuth leave out Jane Marple performs host to a couple of the main shrewdpermanent crimes- and criminals.
By Melissa Bourbon
After a 12 months of labor in her Texas native land, Harlow Jane Cassidy’s desires are ultimately inside of reachif she will simply get all of it performed in time
Harlow’s designs could be featured in an important journal unfold, yet she basically has a couple of days to finalize her assortment. Plus she’s busy supporting to devise her mother’s upcoming marriage ceremony, taking part in host to her previous pal Orphie, and averting a aggressive Dallas dressmaker set on stealing Harlow’s rules. Harlow’s making all of it workuntil somebody breaks into Buttons & Bows and the rival fashion designer is located dead.
but if a close to leave out makes it transparent that Orphie may be the subsequent sufferer, Harlow must untangle the threads of facts if she desires to shop her buddy, her mother’s marriage ceremony, and her enterprise from changing into model highway kill
By Robert Silverberg
Someplace in Philadelphia, a grasp engraver is popping out fabulous forgeries of U.S. foreign money plates for an prepared crime gang - and the govt desires to positioned a cease to it. yet how can they get shut sufficient to carry down the legal company from the interior?
By snatching a west coast crime boss' right-hand guy and sending a federal agent undercover within the man's position. His project: pose as a client of counterfeit accounts and take a look at to get the engraver out. which goes effective - till he crosses paths with an individual who understands the fellow he replaced...
A misplaced masterpiece from technology fiction Grandmaster Robert Silverberg, released as an entire novel for the first actual time!
By Jussi Adler-Olsen
Big apple instances bestseller Jussi Adler-Olsen returns with the second one e-book in his electrifying division Q series.
In The Keeper of misplaced explanations, Jussi Adler-Olsen brought Detective Carl Mørck, a deeply incorrect, great detective newly assigned to run division Q, the house of Copenhagen’s coldest situations. the end result wasn’t what Mørck—or readers—expected, yet through the outlet of Adler-Olsen’s stunning, fast paced follow-up, Mørck is chuffed with the idea of identifying up long-cold leads. So he’s clearly intrigued whilst a closed case lands on his table: A brother and sister have been brutally murdered 20 years prior, and one of many suspects—part of a gaggle of privileged boarding-school students—confessed and used to be convicted.
But as soon as Mørck reopens the records, it turns into transparent that every one isn't what it sort of feels. having a look into the supposedly solved case leads him to Kimmie, a lady residing at the streets, stealing to outlive. Kimmie has mastered evading the police, yet now they aren’t the one ones searching for her. simply because Kimmie has secrets and techniques that definite influential participants might kill to maintain buried . . . in addition to one in every of her personal which can flip every little thing on its head.
Every bit as pulse-pounding because the publication that introduced the sequence, The Absent One can provide extra facts that Jussi Adler-Olsen is likely one of the world's prime mystery writers.
By Michael Jecks
The Holy Land, 1291. A warfare has been raging throughout those lands for many years. The forces of the Crusaders were driven again time and again through the Muslims and now only one urban continues to be in Crusader regulate. That one urban stands among the earlier and the longer term. One urban which has to be defended in any respect expenses. That urban is Acre.
And into this conflict the place males will struggle to the dying to shield their urban comes a tender boy. eco-friendly and scared, he hasn't ever visible conflict ahead of. yet he's at the run from a gloomy previous and he has no selection yet to stick. And to stick capability to struggle. That boy is Baldwin de Furnshill.
This is the tale of the siege of Acre, and of the instant Baldwin first charged into battle.
This is simply the start. the remaining is historical past.
By Juliet Blackwell
Love the classic- now not the ghosts
Lily Ivory feels that she will be able to ultimately slot in someplace and hide her "witchiness" in San Francisco. It's there that she opens her classic garments store, outfitting buyers either spiritually and stylistically.
simply while issues appear basic, a shopper is murdered and kids commence disappearing from the Bay zone. Lily has a good suggestion that a few undesirable phantoms are at the back of it. Can she preserve her identification mystery, or will her witchy methods be pressured out of the closet as she makes an attempt to forestall the phantom?
By Arthur Phillips
From the bestselling writer of Prague comes a witty, creative, brilliantly built novel approximately an Egyptologist captivated with discovering the tomb of an apocryphal king. This darkly comedian labyrinth of a narrative opens at the wilderness plains of Egypt in 1922, then winds its approach from the slums of Australia to the ballrooms of Boston when it comes to Oxford, the battlefields of the 1st global conflict, and a royal courtroom in turmoil.
Just as Howard Carter unveils the tomb of Tutankhamun, making the main amazing locate within the heritage of archaeology, Oxford-educated Egyptologist Ralph Trilipush is digging himself into difficulty, having staked his specialist attractiveness and his fiancée’s fortune on a scrap of hieroglyphic pornography. in the meantime, a constant Australian detective units off at the case of his profession, spanning the globe looking for a assassin. And one other assassin. and probably one other assassin. The confluence of those possible separate tales leads to an explosive finishing, instantly inevitable and totally unpredictable.
Arthur Phillips leads this day trip to its unforgettable climax with all of the wit and narrative bravado that made Prague the most severely acclaimed novels of 2002. Exploring problems with category, greed, ambition, and the very human starvation for everlasting lifestyles, this remarkable moment novel offers us a glimpse of Phillips’s variety and maturity–and is bound to earn him additional acclaim as probably the most fascinating authors of his generation.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Abigail Keam
Josiah is again at the path of a assassin whilst she is begged via Shaneika Mary Todd to assist safeguard her son who witnessed a murdered.
Arthur Aaron Greene III is one in every of Kentucky's such a lot fashionable horse males yet he's came upon striking from the rafters in a horse barn with stones in his wallet and a bucket of water less than his toes. the single witness is a 9 yr previous boy who can't remember.
Relentless in her pursuit of the killer, Josiah stumbles throughout years of lies and deceptions that come with her pricey good friend, woman Elsmere. Josiah discovers that she needs to return to 1962 if she is to determine the reality in any respect, whereas making the rounds of quirky characters which can in basic terms be present in the plush Bluegrass horse country.
Fighting an unknown enemy within the glamorous international of Thoroughbreds, oak-cured bourbon and antebellum mansions. Josiah struggles to discover the reality in a land that retains its secrets and techniques good
By Margaret Truman
British Ambassador to the U.S. Geoffrey James is a shady style, liable to womanizing and taking monetary benefit of his contacts. while Ambassador James drops useless at his personal gala social gathering, each person suspects the ambassador's Iranian valet Nuri Hafez—who has suspiciously disappeared. yet Washington Metro's Captain Sal Morizio and his fellow officer and lover, Connie Lake, are confident there's something way more sinister going on.
Margaret Truman enlivens historical past together with her first-hand wisdom because the daughter of a U.S. president. whilst the publication was once first released in 1984, the linked Press raved that homicide on Embassy Row moved Truman into "the overseas undercover agent genre." The engrossing and unique info continue readers on side and eager to know the way James used to be killed, and why.
By Quentin Bates
A physique is located floating within the harbor of a rural Icelandic fishing village. was once it an twist of fate, or anything extra sinister? It's as much as Officer Gunnhildur, a sardonic lady cop, to determine. Her research uncovers an internet of corruption attached to Iceland's enterprise and banking groups. in the meantime, a rookie crime journalist latches onto her, searching for a scoop, and an nameless blogger is stirring up hassle. The issues elevate, as do the stakes, whilst a moment homicide is devoted. Frozen Assets is a piercing examine the endemic corruption that resulted in the worldwide monetary concern that bankrupted Iceland's significant banks and despatched the rustic into an fiscal tailspin from which it has but to get well.