Download E-books Death at the Jesus Hospital: A Lord Francis Powerscourt Investigation (Lord Francis Powerscourt Mystery) PDF

By David Dickinson

3 males are stumbled on with their throats reduce, and all are hooked up in a roundabout way to an old urban of London livery corporation, the Silkworkers. Lord Powerscourt has no scarcity of suspects or suspicions. the 1st sufferer had shadowy hyperlinks with the key provider. the second one had wiped fifteen years out of his personal earlier. The 3rd, a guy who gathered ladies at church in the course of Christmas Carol prone, have been threatened through offended husbands and disinherited sons.

All the sufferers have been against the reorganization of the Silkworkers' funds and, apparently, Sir Peregrine Fishborne, the pinnacle of the Silkworkers, used to be current previous to each one victim's loss of life. Lord understands that the most important to fixing the secret lies within the unusual markings came upon at the our bodies, which no coroners can determine.

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Download E-books A Christmas Visitor (The Christmas Stories) PDF

By Anne Perry

Well known for her acclaimed Victorian novels in addition to a gorgeous new sequence set in international struggle I, Anne Perry constantly dazzles us with tales rife with emotion, intrigue, and mental intensity. She lately extended her abilities with the delightfully rendered novella, A Christmas Journey, which USA Today referred to as “one of the easiest books to embellish the joyous season.” Now she has given readers one other gift–a xmas providing packed with vacation magic . . . and murder.

The Dreghorn kinfolk is amassing for an expected reunion within the Lake District of britain. The completely happy tranquility of the snowbound property, despite the fact that, is quickly shattered by means of what seems to be an unintentional dying. The victim’s distraught spouse, Antonia, summons her godfather, wonderful mathematician and inventor Henry Rathbone–one of the main cherished characters from Perry’s bestselling William Monk sequence. yet questions about the tragic occasion become whispers of homicide, sending surprise waves between individuals of the Dreghorn extended family, who haven’t noticeable one another in ten years.

Now Rathbone needs to placed his analytical and inventive capacities to the try out as he assumes the position of an beginner investigator. yet whereas trying to find clues and mulling over power causes, he can't aid yet ask yourself: Will one other bad soul meet a similar premature end–and be silenced just like the night?

In this Christmas novella, that includes a colourful, a little eccentric solid of characters and an impossible to resist plot as twisty as a ribbon, Rathbone rescues the vacation with a grace that may provoke William Monk himself.

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Download E-books The Busy Woman's Guide to Murder (A Charlotte Adams Mystery) PDF

By Mary Jane Maffini

Mona Pringle, the neighborhood 911 operator, is looking Charlotte Adams along with her personal emergency: Serena Redding, a highschool "mean woman" who used to torment Mona, is coming again for a reunion. whilst Mona talks approximately how stable it'll consider to kill Serena, Charlotte does not think she ability it. but if a lady who appears like Serena is killed in successful- and-run, and one other former suggest lady can be run down, Charlotte realizes she must glance either methods for the now-missing Mona.

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Download E-books Outrage: An Inspector Erlendur Novel (An Inspector Erlendur Series) PDF

By Arnaldur Indridason

Author of Jar City and Hypothermia
An Inspector Erlendur Novel

Arnaldur Indriðason is universally famous as one of many best Scandinavian crime novelists writing at the present time, and in Outrage he's on the best of his form.

Haunted via own demons, Detective Erlendur makes a decision to take a quick depart of absence, placing his girl assistant, Elínborg, responsible whereas he's long past. while a tense case lands on her table, Elínborg is instantly thrust right into a global of violent crime. The murdered guy seems to be a serial rapist, and Elínborg needs to conquer her emotions of disgust for the sufferer if she desires to seize his killer prior to he moves again.

With remarkable prose, heart-pounding suspense, and a secret that isn't solved till the final web page, Indriðason enthusiasts all over can be extremely joyful to come to Reykjavik during this awesome crime novel.

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Download E-books Rendezvous in Black (A Modern Library 20th Century Rediscovery) PDF

By Cornell Woolrich

On a gentle midwestern evening within the early Forties, Johnny Marr leans opposed to a drugstore wall. He’s looking ahead to Dorothy, his fiancée, and this night is the final evening they’ll be assembly right here, for it’s may possibly thirty first, and June 1st marks their marriage ceremony day. yet she’s past due, and Johnny quickly learns of a terrible accident—an twist of fate related to a gaggle of drunken males, a low-flying constitution aircraft, and an empty liquor bottle. in a single brief second Johnny loses all that issues to him and his existence is shattered. He vows to take from those males precisely what they took from him. After years of making plans, Johnny starts off his quest for revenge, and on may perhaps thirty first of every year—always on might 31st—wives, fans, and daughters are unexpectedly now not secure.

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Download E-books The Marco Effect: A Department Q Novel PDF

By Jussi Adler-Olsen

Jussi Adler-Olsen has offered greater than 15 million books worldwide

A teenaged boy at the run propels Detective Carl Mørck into division Q’s such a lot sinister case yet
Fifteen-year-old Marco Jameson longs to turn into a Danish citizen and visit institution like a standard youngster. regrettably, his Uncle Zola forces the youngsters in their former gypsy extended family to beg and thieve for his own achieve. whilst Marco discovers a lifeless physique that proves the genuine quantity of Zola’s legal actions, he is going at the run. however it seems his family aren’t the single ones who are looking to preserve Marco silent … forever.
Detective Carl Mørck desires to store the boy, yet Marco’s path leads him to a case that extends from Denmark to Africa, from embezzlers to baby infantrymen, from probably petty crime jewelry to the very darkest of cover-ups.

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Download E-books A Not So Perfect Crime (The Borja and Eduard Barcelona Series) PDF

By Teresa Solana

“A scathing satire of Spanish society, hilarious discussion, all fantastically dressed up as against the law novel.”—Krimi-Couch

“A first novel that’s unfold like wildfire via be aware of mouth.”—El Avui

“Teresa Solana is superb facts of the energy of the roman noir in Catalan. . . . a perfectly ironic hymn to town of Barcelona.”—Diari de Balears

Another day in Barcelona, one other slimy politician’s spouse is suspected of infidelity. Lluis Font discovers a portrait of his spouse in an exhibition that leads him to finish he's being cuckolded through the artist. involved in simple terms in regards to the strength political fallout, he hires twins Eduard and Pep, deepest detectives with a intended knack for supporting the rich with their “dirty laundry.” Their place of work is embellished with fake doorways resulting in nonexistent inner most rooms, a mysterious secretary who's consistently away, and a damaged notebook computer picked up in the street. The case turns grotesque whilst Font’s spouse is located poisoned by way of a marron glacé from a field of candies brought anonymously.

This is a deftly plotted, bitingly humorous secret novel. A satire of Catalan politics and a desirable perception into the lifestyles and behavior of Barcelona’s population, diurnal and nocturnal.

Teresa Solana lives in Barcelona. Born in 1962, she studied philosophy and labored as a literary translator and essayist. She has written a number of novels stored quietly in her drawer. A no longer So ideal Crime, her first released name, gained the 2007 Brigada 21 Prize for the easiest Catalan secret novel.

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Download E-books The Murder on the Links: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries) PDF

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth pass over Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and difficult puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. In Murder at the Links, Poirot makes an attempt to resolve the grisly conundrum of now not one, yet lifeless our bodies came upon on a French golfing course.

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Download E-books Motherless Brooklyn PDF

By Jonathan Lethem

From America's such a lot artistic novelist, Jonathan Lethem, comes this compelling and compulsive riff at the vintage detective novel.

Lionel Essrog is Brooklyn's personal self-appointed Human Freakshow, an orphan whose Tourettic impulses force him to bark, count number, and rip aside our language in startling and unique ways.  Together with 3 veterans of the St. Vincent's domestic for Boys, he works for small-time mobster Frank Minna's limo carrier cum detective service provider. lifestyles with out Frank Minna, the charismatic King of Brooklyn, will be unbelievable, so who cares if the initiatives he units them are, good, no longer precisely criminal. but if Frank is fatally stabbed, considered one of Lionel's colleagues lands in detention center, the opposite vie for his place, and the victim's widow skips city. Lionel's international is without warning topsy-turvy, and this outcast who has difficulty even talking makes an attempt to untangle the threads of the case whereas attempting to continue the phrases instantly in his head.  Motherless Brooklyn is a brilliantly unique homage to the vintage detective novel by means of probably the most acclaimed writers of his iteration.

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