Category: Mystery

By Alan Hunter

Aka lightly within the Highlands

There's blood within the heather and a assassin at the free while lightly can pay a rather stopover at to the Highlands of Scotland. Had Brenda Merryn now not been this type of stong-willed girl and had she now not been lots in love with George lightly, using the entire strategy to Scotland for a vacation with Gently's sister and brother-in-law could have been slightly a problem. Spying on a seriously armed inner most military of nationalists, being held at gunpoint at the hillside, being held prisoner in a dirty outhouse and turning into fascinated with a homicide will be unthinkable. For lightly, it's all in a day's paintings and his vacation is wear carry whereas he stalks a assassin within the mountains, with Brenda by means of his part.

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By Ellery Adams

Restaurant proprietor and aspiring novelist Olivia Limoges is busy making plans a scrumptious menu for Oyster Bay’s largest soiree of the spring. yet she’ll have to serve a few justice in addition after one resident will get eighty-sixed…
 
Everyone’s acquired their arms complete in Oyster Bay, North Carolina. other than upcoming weddings, there’s additionally the ancient society’s annual fund-raiser: the key backyard social gathering and Candlelit Ball. including to the buzz, Olivia witnesses the invention of a time tablet within the origin of an area church. The old society president hopes to exhibit its contents at their celebration, but if the goods are eventually published to the general public, Olivia notices one in all them has vanished.
 
After a daunting locate underneath the pier—the physique of Ruthie Holcomb—Olivia is sure there’s a connection among the younger woman’s dying and the lacking piece from the time tablet. With assistance from her fellow Bayside e-book Writers, Olivia units out to discover a few clues and confirm a killer has no cause to rejoice…

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By Thomas Gifford, Dana Clarins

A woman’s existence is upended after she witnesses the aftermath of a perilous crime

Natalie must have long gone domestic after the get together. one in every of New York’s most popular literary brokers, she used to be celebrating her most up-to-date coup―next year’s mega-thriller, offered at public sale for $1.5 million. because the bows at her toes, Natalie can’t support yet think about her boss, Jay, a good-looking dynamo who has been in love along with her for the reason that her first day at the activity. while the social gathering ends, Natalie retreats to the workplace to transparent her head. misplaced in inspiration, she steps to the window―and sees whatever that moves worry into her middle.

A guy in a trench coat scurries down the sidewalk, stops in entrance of a building web site, and hurls a pistol over the wall. Natalie doesn’t observe the importance of this until eventually the fellow sees her looking at. They make eye touch, and Natalie is familiar with her existence is just not the same―now killer is aware her face.

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By Raymond Chandler

Marlowe's approximately to renounce on a totally regimen case while he reveals himself within the fallacious position on the correct time to get stuck up in a homicide that results in a hoop of jewel thieves, one other homicide, a fortune-teller, a pair extra murders, and extra corruption than your ordinary graveyard.

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By Joanne Fluke

The USA Today Bestseller certain to fulfill Your candy Tooth!

Hannah Swensen has to confess existence is beautiful candy. issues are going good within the romance division and her bakery's delectable confections are promoting as quickly as she will be able to bake them. Even her pal Claire is head over heels along with her new husband, Reverend Bob Knudson. If purely they can locate time to take their honeymoon!

When Bob's adolescence buddy, Matthew Walters, involves city, it kind of feels like divine intervention. Matthew, like Bob, is a Lutheran minister with a obdurate candy enamel. considering that he is on sabbatical, Matthew is excited to fill in for Bob whereas he and Claire take that long-awaited honeymoon. It seems like the appropriate plan--until Hannah unearths Matthew face-down in a plate filled with Devil's foodstuff Cake, a unmarried bullet in his head. it is going to take a few sleuthing to sift out the killer, yet Hannah is bound of 1 factor: even the main half-baked homicide plot could be oh so lethal. . .

Features over Ten Cookie and Dessert Recipes from The Cookie Jar, together with purple Devil's nutrition Cake and Carrot Oatmeal Muffins!

"Fans should be eagerly waiting for the following installment." --Booklist

"Joanne Fluke is the doyenne of lethal cakes along with her deliciously well known Hannah Swensen series." --Publishers Weekly

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By David Peace

In Nineteen Eighty-Three, David Peace brings his fantastic sequence of riveting, gritty crime novels to a surprising conclusion.  With 3 separate narrators whose paths are on a collision direction, Peace makes a dismal learn of perverted justice, retribution, and concrete decay.  Maurice Jobson is a Yorkshire cop whose greed and corruption has rotted the police strength to the center; BJ is an area highway thug who unearths he can not correctly lurk within the shadows; and John Piggott, a attorney, is as sincere and forthright as they come.  His research of a long-cold homicide may well simply be the healing for Yorkshire’s woes, yet he’ll have to get via it alive first.

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By Peter O'Donnell

This 7th novel within the Modesty Blaise sequence won't fail to thrill any of Modesty's innumerable fanatics. Modesty and her companion, Willie Garvin, are sizzling at the path of a captured British Intelligence agent, but if they confront the agent's weird and wonderful captors-a felony rich person, a genteel woman murderer, inscrutable chinese language killers, and the invincibe Mr. Sexton, the world's most efficient combatant-even Modesty starts off to doubt that she will achieve this operation. Her activity is extra complex whilst Willie's female friend and a tender pilot are also taken hostage. Their scenario turns out hopeless till the Silver Mistress looks, bringing this exciting saga to an surprising climax.

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By Robert R. McCammon

Unique book: 1984

In this so much gothic of Robert McCammon's novels, environment is essential: the continued saga of the Usher kinfolk (descended from the brother of Roderick and Madeline of Edgar Poe's "Fall of the home of Usher") occurs within the bizarre and picturesque middle of the North Carolina mountains. The haughty, aristocratic Ushers stay in a mansion close to Asheville; the negative yet artful mountain folks (whose households are only as old) live to tell the tale Briartop Mountain within reach. At harvest time, while the book's motion unfolds, the mountains are a blaze of colour. upload to the combination a sinister heritage of mountain youngsters disappearing each year, a journalist investigating these disappearances, a monster referred to as "The Pumpkin Man," moldy books and work in a big outdated library on the Usher property, and a mystery chamber with a wierd equipment concerning a brass pendulum and tuning forks--and you've bought a appropriate recipe for atmospheric horror.

Originally released: ny: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1984.

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By Gypsy Rose Lee

A secret set within the underworld of burlesque theater, The G-String Murders was once penned in 1941 by means of the mythical queen of the stripteasers—the witty and wisecracking Gypsy Rose Lee. Narrating a twisted story of a behind the scenes double homicide, Lee offers a desirable glance behind the curtain of burlesque, richly populated through the likes of strippers Lolita LaVerne and Gee Gee Graham, comedian Biff Brannigan and Siggy the g-string salesman. this can be a global the place ladies fight to make money appearing bumps and grinds, have gangster boyfriends, sip beer among acts and pay their very own means at dinner.

Femmes Fatales restores to print the easiest of women’s writing within the vintage pulp genres of the mid-20th century. From secret to hard-boiled noir to taboo lesbian romance, those rediscovered queens of pulp provide subversive views on a turbulent period. benefit from the sequence: Bedelia; Bunny Lake Is Missing; By Cecile; The G-String Murders; The ladies in 3-B; Laura; The guy Who enjoyed His Wife; Mother reveals a Body; Now, Voyager; Return to Lesbos; Skyscraper; Stranger on Lesbos; Stella Dallas; Women's Barracks.

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