Category: Mystery

Ten Big Ones (Stephanie Plum, No. 10) (Stephanie Plum Novels)

By Janet Evanovich

Janet Evanovich is the most popular writer in the US, and her Stephanie Plum novels have taken the kingdom via storm!

#1 New York Times
#1 Wall highway Journal
#1 Los Angeles Times
#1 Entertainment Weekly
#1 Publishers Weekly

She's by accident destroyed a dozen automobiles. She's a objective for each psycho and miscreant this part of the Jersey Turnpike. Her mother's confident she'll prove lifeless . . . or worse, with no guy. She's Stephanie Plum, and he or she kicks butt for a residing (well, she thinks it sounds reliable to place it that approach. . . .).

It starts off as an blameless journey to the deli-mart, on a quest for nachos. yet Stephanie Plum and her companion, Lula, are essentially within the fallacious position on the unsuitable time. A theft ends up in an explosion, which results in the destruction of yet one more automobile. it might be simply one other day within the lifetime of Stephanie Plum, other than that she turns into the objective of a gang---and of an excellent scarier, extra risky strength that involves Trenton. With large bounty hunter Ranger appearing extra mysteriously than ever (and the stress with vice cop Joe Morelli getting hotter), she unearths herself with a call to make: how you can safeguard herself and the place to conceal whereas at the hunt for a killer often called the Junkman. there is just one secure position, and it has Ranger's identify all over the place it---if she will be able to locate it. And if the Junkman does not locate her first. With Lula driving shotgun and Grandma Mazur at the unfastened, Stephanie Plum is racing opposed to the clock in her such a lot suspenseful novel but. Ten mammoth Ones is page-turning leisure, and Janet Evanovich is the simplest there is.

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Carolina Skeletons

By David Stout

Based on real occasions, a chilling story of homicide and injustice within the Jim Crow South

As a fourteen-year-old black boy residing in Nineteen Forties South Carolina, Linus Bragg should still understand greater than to keep on with the 2 bicycling white ladies. yet whatever approximately Sue Ellen and Cindy Lou compels him. perhaps it’s the best way Cindy Lou speaks to him, or how Sue Ellen sits on her motorcycle. regardless of the cause, he follows the ladies into the woods. It’s the worst mistake he ever makes. while he comes into the clearing, either ladies are useless and younger Linus is the typical suspect. 40 years later, a nephew of Linus’s returns to South Carolina, fascinated by this darkish second in his family’s previous. to discover the fourth one that visited the clearing that day skill reopening a sinister bankruptcy of the small town’s historical past, which definite evil males had concept closed forever.

Carolina Skeletons is predicated at the 1944 case of George Stinney Jr., who, on the age of fourteen, grew to become the youngest individual finished within the usa in the course of the 20th century. After a swiftly scheduled listening to just a couple of hours lengthy, the jury quick charged him with a double homicide. He used to be positioned to dying 3 months later.

A haunting trip into America’s shameful previous, Carolina Skeletons deftly explores how history’s skeletons hardly ever remain hidden eternally.

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The Lords of Salem

By Rob Zombie

"The publication bargains a unique adventure from the movie because it can evidently pass into even more detail," says Rob Zombie. "The booklet and the movie relatively supplement every one other."

From the singular brain of horror maestro Rob Zombie comes a chilling plunge right into a nightmare global the place evil runs within the blood...

THE LORDS OF SALEM

Heidi Hawthorne is a thirty-seven-year-old FM radio DJ and a convalescing drug addict. suffering from her newfound sobriety and creeping melancholy, Heidi without warning gets an nameless present on the station-a mysteriously formed wood field branded with an odd image. contained in the field is a promotional list for a band that identifies themselves in simple terms because the Lords. there isn't any different information.

She makes a decision to play it at the radio express as a shaggy dog story, and the instant she does, terrible issues start to occur. The unusual song awakens whatever evil within the city. quickly sufficient, terrifying murders start to take place throughout Heidi. who're The Lords? What do they want?

As outdated bloodlines are woke up and the our bodies begin to pile up, just one factor turns out definite: all hell is ready to damage unfastened.

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Size 14 Is Not Fat Either (Heather Wells Mysteries)

By Meg Cabot

Former pop megastar Heather Wells has settled well into her new lifestyles as assistant dorm director at manhattan College—a profession that does not require her to drape her measurement 12 physique in embarrassingly skimpy clothes. she will be able to even cope (sort of) along with her rocker ex-boyfriend's upcoming nuptials, which the clicking has dubbed The superstar marriage ceremony of the last decade. yet she's certainly having a difficult time facing the placement within the dormitory kitchen—where a cheerleader has misplaced her head at the first day of the semester. (Actually, her head is accounted for—it's her torso that is AWOL.)

Surrounded through hysterical students—with her ex-con father on her doorstep and her ex-love bombarding her with undesirable mobilephone calls—Heather welcomes the chance to play detective . . . back. If it will get her brain off her own problems—and groups her up back with the attractive P.I. who owns the brownstone the place she lives—it's all strong. however the homicide path is prime the average-sized novice investigator right into a shadowy international. And if she does not watch her step, Heather will quickly be making a song her swan song!

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Dead Man's Chest: A Phryne Fisher Mystery (Phryne Fisher Mysteries)

By Kerry Greenwood

Dot opened up the observe. “He says that his married couple will take care of the divine pass over Fisher…I’ll omit a bit…their identify is Johnson and so they appear very reliable.” Phryne received the door open eventually. She stepped into the corridor. “I imagine he used to be flawed approximately that,” she commented.
Traveling at excessive velocity in her loved Hispano-Suiza followed via her maid and depended on spouse Dot, her adoptive daughters Jane and Ruth, and their puppy Molly, The Hon. leave out Phryne Fisher is off to Queenscliff. She’d promised each person a pleasant vacation through the ocean with completely no murders, but if they come at their rented lodging that doesn’t look most likely at all.
An empty apartment, a gang of stripling louts, a fisherboy kept, and the secret of a lacking butler and his spouse appear to lead inexorably towards a hunt for buried treasure by way of the ocean. yet what info may well the curious Surrealists be capable to give a contribution? Phryne is familiar with to what depths humans will sink for greed, yet with a tumbler of champagne in a single hand and a pearl-handled Beretta within the different, not anyone is getting earlier her.

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Honest Doubt

By Amanda Cross

Professor Charles Haycock is lifeless from a hefty dose of his personal center medicine. The secret isn't really why Haycock was once murdered-very few may belly the woman-hating prof?but who did the deed. Estelle "Woody" Woodhaven, a personal investigator employed to discover the killer, certainly enlists the aid of that indefatigable novice sleuth, Kate Fansler. jointly, they begin to drag on the unfastened ends of the very tangled Clifton collage English division. The record of suspects is longer than the freshman survey studying record. and because the ladies defuse the host of literary landmines set out for them, Woody suspects they?re merely scratching the outside of a really huge and sinister plot. . . .

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Winter at Death's Hotel: A Novel

By Kenneth Cameron

"A fast paced and interesting read."—Telegraph & Argus (UK)

New York, January 1896. Arthur Conan Doyle, the popular created of Sherlock Holmes, arrives together with his spouse Louisa on the Britannic inn in manhattan for his first American travel. whereas Arthur prepares his lectures, Louisa turns into entranced via the colourful, harmful city brimming with debauchery and iniquity round each nook. whilst a woman's mutilated corpse turns up in a Bowery alley, Louisa acknowledges the sufferer as somebody she's visible within the lodge. captivated with the woman's grotesque dying, Louisa begins piecing jointly clues to bare a narrative of homicide and depravity—a tale that leads again to the resort itself and a madman who's staring at her each flow.

From 5th Avenue's glitzy opulence to the smoky boy's membership of the recent York exhibit and the Tombs of decrease Manhattan, iciness at Death's lodge is an electrifying story of a society stuck within the throes of a narrative transformation and one girl decided to redeem it at no matter what cost.

Praise for Winter at Death's Hotel

"Louisa is an interesting creation...Conan Doyle's spouse is a shrewdpermanent selection because the novel's valuable personality, embodying the fears and aspirations of girls of the interval, and the creative plot doesn't cut back the horrors she has to confront."—Sunday Times (UK)

"A well-realized secret that indicates promise for destiny books within the series."—Sunday company Post (UK)

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Kissing Arizona (Sarah Burke Mysteries)

By Elizabeth Gunn

The new ‘Sarah Burke’ secret from the author of Jake Hines - As Sarah Burke and her team of police detectives examine an obvious murder-suicide in a well known family members of neighborhood retailers, their façade of diligent respectability explodes in a burst of violence that rips the canopy off long-concealed kinfolk secrets and techniques. In a moment case, Southern Arizona’s various inhabitants streams collide as border crossers and drug smugglers, federal brokers and native law enforcement officials struggle for turf and solutions in a gorgeous valley that’s been enjoyed and battled over for centuries.

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The Sin Eater's Confession

By Ilsa J. Bick

Humans in advantage, Wisconsin, regularly acknowledged Jimmy was once . . . you recognize. yet humans stated every type of silly stuff. no one fairly knew whatever. not anyone rather knew Jimmy.

I wager you may say I knew Jimmy in addition to a person (which was once no longer very well). I knew what scared him. and that i knew he had desires whether i did not comprehend them. whether he approximately ruined my existence to pursue them.

Jimmy's useless now, and that i certainly comprehend that larger than a person. i do know approximately blood and bone and the way our bodies decompose. i do know approximately shadows and stones and hatchets. i do know what a final cry for support feels like. i do know what blood seems like by myself arms.

What i do not comprehend is that if i will belief my very own eyes. i do not recognize who threw the stone. Who swung the hatchet? who're the shadows? What do the dwelling owe the lifeless?

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Travelers Rest: A Novel

By Keith Lee Morris

A chilling fantasy a few relatives marooned in a snowbound city whose grievous historical past intrudes at the dreamlike present.

The Addisons-Julia and Tonio, ten-year-old Dewey, and derelict Uncle Robbie-are using domestic, cross-country, after gathering Robbie from one more journey to rehab. whilst a terrifying snowstorm moves open air the city of fine evening, Idaho, they search safe haven within the city on the tourists leisure, a previously opulent yet now crumbling and eerie lodge the place the actual legislation of the universe are bent.

Once contained in the lodge, the relations is separated. As Julia and Tonio float throughout the maze of the hotel's spectral interiors, suffering to make feel of the building's eye-catching powers, Dewey ventures outward to a secret-filled diner around the road. in the meantime, a determined Robbie fast succumbs to his outdated vices, drifting ever farther from those who love him so much. With every one passing hour, desires and stories blur, tearing a gap within the textile of our perceived truth and leaving the Addisons in a ceaseless look for each other. At each one flip a mysterious strength prevents them from reuniting, till eventually Julia is confronted with an most unlikely selection. Can this mom shop her kin from the destiny of changing into Souvenirs-those voters trapped eternally in magnetic solid Night-or, worse, from disappearing entirely?

With the fearsome depth of a ghost tale, the paranormal spark of a fairy story, and the emotional intensity of the best family members sagas, Keith Lee Morris takes us on a trip past the world of the recognized. that includes prose as dizzyingly attractive because the mystical international Morris creates, Travelers Rest is either a mind-altering meditation at the nature of realization and a heartbreaking tale of a family members close to survival.

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