Category: Mystery

Terror Comes Creeping

By Carter Brown

The gorgeous brunette's mom had mde her a millionaire. Now she claimed her father desired to maker her a corpse.

She had no evidence to again up her pink sizzling suspicions, in simple terms chilly eco-friendly money - and that used to be sufficient to cajole Danny Boyd to take her case!

But in his rush to get a line at the killer, Danny unearths himself winding a noose tight round his personal neck...

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Crescent City Kill (Skip Langdon Novels)

By Julie Smith

Who or what's the Jury? To her horror, NOPD detective pass Langdon discovers it's a new, nationwide, fast-growing, and extremely risky association established in New Orleans. Its project: to execute those that have "escaped" prosecution. what is extra, pass perceives that in the back of this lethal, clandestine crew lies the evil brilliance of her previous adversary, charismatic con guy and cold-blooded killer Errol Jacomine. She's been anticipating Jacomine to orchestrate his twisted plan for revenge. The time is now. . . .

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The Ferguson Affair

It used to be a ways from the million-dollar Foothill membership to Pelly road, the place grudges have been settled in blood and Spanish and a stolen diamond ring landed a woman in jail.  security attorney invoice Gunnarson was once making the trip—fast.  He already knew a kidnapping on the membership was once tied to the girl's sizzling rock, and he suspected lacking Hollywood starlet used to be the most important to a hectic crime ring.  yet whereas Gunnarson made his method via a hurricane of deception, funds, medications, and passions, he could not wager how a few monstrous pictures and small-timers may all prove with homicide in common...

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The Pillow Book of Lady Wisteria (Sano Ichiro Novels)

By Laura Joh Rowland

In feudal Japan, ardour and secrets and techniques result in homicide. . .

From A distant, unique global. . .
Sano Ichiro, such a lot Honorable Investigator of occasions, occasions, and other people, awakens from a turbulent dream right into a real-life nightmare. Lord Matsudaira Mitsuyoshi, the shogun's cousin and inheritor, has been murdered after an evening of debauchery within the city's excitement quarter...

Comes A probability All Too as regards to domestic. . .
The subject calls for Sano's own attention-more own than Sano before everything imagines. For he quickly discovers that Mitsuyoshi's better half for the night used to be none except the pleasing woman Wisteria, a girl whom Sano himself as soon as knew in detail ahead of he was once married to his cherished spouse, Reiko. however the reminiscence of Wisteria nonetheless stirs him, and it really is with either dismay and reduction that he learns she has vanished together with her pillow e-book, a diary that can include worthy clues. The conditions difficulty him, as does the prospect that he and Wisteria could meet back with harmful outcomes. . .

In The Pillow ebook of woman Wisteria, Laura Joh Rowland once more has written a booklet during which "an unique environment, seventeenth-century Japan, and a excellent mystery...make for grand leisure" (New York day-by-day News).

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Hard Candy

By Andrew Vachss

During this mercilessly compelling mystery, Burke—the inner most eye, sting artist, and low hit guy who metes out a cruelly inventive vengeance on those that victimize children—is up opposed to a soft-spoken messiah, who should be rescuing runaways or recruiting them for his personal hideous reasons. yet in doing so Burke turns into a goal for a whole Mafia relatives, a whore with a middle of cyanide, and a freelance killer as implacable as a heat-seeking missile. Written with Vachss's signature narrative overdrive—and his unnerving familiarity with the sub-basement of yankee crime—Hard Candy is classic Burke.

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The Witch Is Dead (Ophelia & Abby Mysteries, No. 5)

By Shirley Damsgaard

Life is busier than ever for witch Ophelia Jensen. as well as her day activity on the library, she—with the aid of her grandmother Abby—is getting ready to formally undertake Tink, the younger medium she's taken lower than her wing. So whilst Ophelia's aged Aunt Dot, longing for event, desires to examine the homicide of a funeral director within the neighboring city, Ophelia attempts to decline. yet then Tink's puppy pulls a cranium out of the woods—a cranium that can belong to a homicide victim.

Finding mysterious bones within the woods is not the basically unusual factor that is occurred to Tink in recent times. She's been having visions of ghastly ghosts imploring her for aid. yet ahead of Ophelia can attach the apparitions with the homicide, Tink is abducted! Ophelia and Abby should conflict a creepy crematorium proprietor and an invasion from a few modern day physique snatchers to discover their protégé . . . in any other case they're going to need to carry a séance simply to converse to her again.

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Billionaire Blend (A Coffeehouse Mystery)

By Cleo Coyle

*Starred overview --Kirkus  
Top decide --RT ebook Reviews 

Includes a wealth of scrumptious recipes. 
In this thirteenth access of Cleo Coyle's Coffeehouse secret sequence, we go back to the Village combination, a captivating coffeehouse within the middle of recent York's picturesque Greenwich Village. whilst a automobile bomb is going off open air this landmark store, single-mom and supervisor Clare Cosi involves assistance from an nameless consumer, one that seems to be billionaire tech whiz Eric Thorner. In gratitude for saving his lifestyles, Eric hires Clare to create the costliest espresso combination in the world. yet as Clare is pulled deeper into Eric's world--a enchanting circle of state of the art luxuries and cutthroat rivalries--she starts off to ask yourself: is that this fascinating younger CEO marked for termination? Or is he the only creating a killing? 
To remedy this situation, Clare must bribe a bomb squad lieutenant; conjure up a menu for a "billionaire's potluck"; repair her daughter's love existence; cease a Slayer whereas operating with one; and remain alive whereas doing it. espresso: it will possibly get a woman killed. Penguin hardcover free up: December three, 2013.

The New York Times bestselling writer of Holiday Buzz serves readers a clean new Coffeehouse Mystery. 
 

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The Case of the Gilded Fly (The First Gervase Fen Mystery)

By Edmund Crispin

Theater businesses are infamous hotbeds of intrigue, and few are extra interesting than the corporate presently in place of abode at Oxford college. Center-stage is the gorgeous, malicious Yseut, a mediocre actress with a stellar expertise for destroying males. Rounding out the solid are various of her earlier and current conquests, and the ladies who love them. And observing from the wings is Professor Gervase Fen?scholar, wit, and fop extraordinaire?who may really remedy crimes than expound on English literature. while Yseut is murdered, Fen eventually will get his want. Gilded Fly, initially released in 1944, was once either Fen's first day trip and the debut of the pseudonymous Crispin (in fact, composer Bruce Montgomery).

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Armchair in Hell (Peter Chambers)

By Henry Kane

Originally released in 1948

When a lush brunette turns up abruptly lifeless in a stranger’s mattress, and an old broker (who is “mostly legit”) settles down in a simple chair with a dagger in his again, and a big-time gambler drops all bets at the kitchen ground in a pool of blood—then Peter Chambers, fiction’s so much crowd pleasing, hard-boiled inner most eye, unearths himself staked out as sufferer quantity four in a highly-priced online game of loss of life and overseas intrigue.

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