Mystery

Download E-books Dare to Die (Death on Demand Mysteries, Book 19) PDF

By Carolyn Hart

She got here within the rain. on my own. On a bicycle.

After greater than a decade Iris Tilford is again in Broward's Rock—and her go back has nasty and unforeseen repercussions which are rocking Annie and Max Darling's sea island native land. Years in the past Iris disappeared after a deadly highschool tragedy. Now that she's domestic back, Annie's extending the hand of friendship through inviting the unhappy, attractive, and mysterious stranger to the Darlings' celebration on the pavilion.

But demise, because it seems, is an uninvited visitor at their gala. by surprise Max and Annie are in the course of a devastating hurricane of rage, secrets and techniques, and homicide that they don't comprehend. All they do be aware of is that now anyone is making an attempt to kill them—and it's somebody they name their friend.

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Download E-books Silence of the Grave (Reykjavik Murder Mysteries, No. 2) PDF

By Arnaldur Indridason

Winner of the CWA Gold Dagger Award

Inspector Erlendur returns during this gripping Icelandic mystery while a skeleton is came across half-buried in a building website outdoors of Reykjavík, Inspector Erlendur unearths himself knee-deep in either a criminal offense scene and an archeological dig. Bone through bone, the physique is unearthed, and the brutalizing heritage of a kin who lived close to the development website involves mild in addition to it. was once the skeleton a guy or a girl, a sufferer or a killer, and is that this an easy case of homicide or a long-concealed act of justice? As Erlendur attempts to crack this chilly case, he should also keep his drug-addicted daughter from self destruction and one way or the other glue his hopelessly fractured relations again together.

Like the cold Nordic mysteries of Henning Mankell and Karen Fossum, Arnaldur Indridason gives you a stark police procedural jam-packed with humanity and pathos, a vintage noir from a really chilly place.

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Download E-books Murder in the Smokehouse (Auguste Didier, Book 7) PDF

By Amy Myers

Past due in 1901 Auguste Didier and his Russian bride, Princess Tatiana, are traveling the Yorkshire seat of the original Tabor relatives for a gala ball the king has promised to wait. girl Priscilla Tabor is dedicated to the background of the family and, made up our minds that tobacco won't sully her Elizabethan tapestries, she dispatches gents who desire to smoke to the a ways finish of the massive backyard the place a dark Gothic folly of tumbling towers and sharp pinnacles has been dispensed for this unseemly goal. Even His Majesty the king is not any exception to the intransigent woman Tabor's ideas. regrettably for her ladyship, who's decided that not anything shall move awry with the royal stopover at, the idiosyncratic Tatiana is curious either concerning the smokehouse and concerning the filthy behavior indulged inside of its partitions. in the course of the evening, Auguste reveals himself unceremoniously hauled from his mattress by way of his spouse to examine the physique she has simply stumbled on there. once more, he's pressured, reluctantly, to play detective - there are various secrets and techniques to be published and questions requested. Is it suicide or homicide? And, much more very important, who's the corpse?

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Download E-books The Blonde Cried Murder (Mike Shayne, Book 27) PDF

By Brett Halliday

Mike Shayne has 2 hours to resolve a murder—or else watch his lover die

It’s 2 hours earlier than middle of the night whilst the girl in room 360 calls front table to record a homicide. the home detective sprints upstairs, yet reveals room 360 absolutely empty: no killer, no sufferer, and no lady begging for aid. throughout city, Mike Shayne is riding again to his place of work after a romantic night with Lucy Hamilton. regardless of the quiet and the moonlight, in his bones he understands that this isn't an evening for love. There’s dying within the air.
 
Later, a girl looks at Shayne’s workplace, claiming her brother used to be murdered on the Hibiscus resort. a guy follows in her wake, insisting that he’s her brother, and the girl is insane. Then a killer corners Lucy in her condominium, giving Shayne till middle of the night to resolve the secret and retailer his lover’s life.
 

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Download E-books The Long and Faraway Gone: A Novel PDF

By Lou Berney

WINNER OF THE EDGAR AWARD FOR most sensible PAPERBACK unique NOMINATED FOR THE 2015 l. a. TIMES ebook PRIZE

With the compelling narrative pressure and mental complexity of the works of Laura Lippman, Dennis Lehane, Kate Atkinson, and Michael Connelly, Edgar Award-nominee Lou Berney’s The lengthy and far flung long past is a wise, fiercely compassionate crime tale that explores the mysteries of reminiscence and the influence of violence on survivors—and the lengths they're going to visit locate the painful fact of the occasions that scarred their lives.

In the summer season of 1986, tragedies rocked Oklahoma urban. Six movie-theater staff have been killed in an armed theft, whereas one inexplicably survived. Then, a teenage woman vanished from the once a year nation reasonable. Neither crime was once ever solved.

Twenty-five years later, the reverberations of these unsolved circumstances quietly echo via survivors’ lives. a personal investigator in Vegas, Wyatt’s newest inquiry takes him again to a earlier he’s attempted to escape—and drags him deeper into the harrowing secret of the motion picture condo theft that left six of his neighbors dead.

Like Wyatt, Julianna struggles with the past—with the day her attractive older sister Genevieve disappeared. while Julianna discovers that one of many unique suspects has resurfaced, she’ll cease at not anything to discover answers.

As Wyatt's case turns into extra advanced and unsafe, and Julianna seeks solutions from a ghost, their obsessive quests not just stir thoughts of sweet sixteen and primary love, but in addition start to light up darkish secrets and techniques of the previous. yet will their shared ardour and obsession heal them, or push them towards the sting? whether they locate the reality, will it support them comprehend what occurred, that lengthy and remote long gone summer season? Will it set them free—or eventually break them?

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Download E-books A Private Venus: A Duca Lamberti Noir (Melville International Crime) PDF

By Giorgio Scerbanenco

"A noir author richly deserving rediscovery."
Publishers Weekly

The publication that gave start to Italian noir . . .

Milan, 1966: while Dr. Duca Lamberti is published from felony, he’s misplaced his scientific license and his thoughts are few. yet because of an previous connection, he lands a task, even supposing it’s a difficult one: guarding the alcoholic son of a plastics millionaire.

But Lamberti quickly discovers that the younger guy has a poor mystery, rooted within the mysterious demise of a pretty lady at the gritty facet of city. the short vehicles, haute couture, and elegant nightclubs of glitzy and swinging Milan disguise a grimy truth . . . this is often no dolce vita.

A inner most Venus marks the start of Italian noir: Giorgio Scerbanenco pioneered a brand new kind of novel that knowledgeable its gaze at the crime and desperation that roiled less than filthy rich Italian society within the Sixties. And on the center of this booklet is Duca Lamberti, an unforgettable protagonist: obsessive, world-weary, unconventional in his equipment, and attempting demanding to not make 
another deadly mistake.

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Download E-books To the Nines (Stephanie Plum, No. 9) (Stephanie Plum Novels) PDF

By Janet Evanovich

The number one New York Times Bestselling Author
A Stephanie Plum Novel

Janet Evanovich's novels are the most well liked bestsellers in America!
# 1 New York Times
# 1 Wall road Journal
#1 Los Angeles Times
#1 Entertainment Weekly
#1 Publishers Weekly

Stephanie Plum's received lease to pay, humans capturing at her, and psychos short of her useless on a daily basis of the week (much to the dismay of her mom, her kin, the lads in her existence, the fellow who slices meat on the deli . . . oh, the checklist is going on). a standard individual might cave below the pressure.

But hiya, she's from Jersey.

Stephanie Plum is probably not the easiest bounty hunter in attractive downtown Trenton, yet she's beautiful darn reliable at turning undesirable events her method . . . and she or he consistently will get her guy. In To the Nines, her cousin Vinnie (who's additionally her boss) has published bail on Samuel Singh, an unlawful immigrant. while the elusive Mr. Singh is going lacking, Stephanie is at the case. yet what she uncovers is much extra sinister than a person imagines and results in a gaggle of killers who provide new intending to the note hunter.

In a race opposed to time that takes her from the Jersey Turnpike to the Vegas Strip, Stephanie Plum is at the chase of her lifestyles. The unforgettable characters, nonstop motion, high-stakes suspense, and sheer leisure of To the Nines define Janet Evanovich as particular between modern day writers.

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Download E-books Every Trick in the Book (A Novel Idea Mystery) PDF

By Lucy Arlington

New York Times bestselling writer Lucy Arlington's Novel concept Mysteries go back with Lila Wilkins, who has simply been promoted to full-time literary agent. yet nice new writers aren’t the one humans she’s attempting to trap…

Lila Wilkins has all of it: the house of her desires within the captivating city of proposal Valley, North Carolina; an ideal police officer boyfriend; and a brand new activity she totally loves. on the ebook and writer competition, that is backed by way of the radical suggestion Literary company, Lila expects to find a few proficient new authors, yet what she reveals in its place is the physique of an editor to whom she bears an eerie resemblance.
 
Trouble is, the editor’s dying isn’t the single literary homicide occurring. quickly a blossoming writer is additionally killed, and Lila has a intestine feeling that the 2 murders are associated. Now she needs to seek out the darkish determine who killed those women—and to her shock, she simply may perhaps locate the clues hidden in a manuscript…

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Download E-books Have His Carcase (Lord Peter Wimsey) PDF

By Dorothy L. Sayers

“The Wimsey books are literate and pleasant mysteries.”
Chicago Tribune

The nice Dorothy L. Sayers is taken into account by way of many to be the most advantageous detective novelist of the Golden Age, and her rushing sleuth, Lord Peter Wimsey, one in every of secret fiction’s so much enduring and endearing protagonists. Acclaimed writer Ruth Rendell has expressed her admiration for Sayers’s paintings, praising her “great fertility of invention, ingenuity, and beautiful eye for detail.” the second one Dorothy L. Sayers vintage to add secret author Harriet Vane, Have His Carcase is now again in print with an creation by way of Elizabeth George, herself against the law fiction grasp. Harriet’s discovery of a murdered physique at the seashore prior to it truly is swept out to sea unites her once again with the indomitable Lord Peter, as jointly they try to remedy a so much deadly secret, and locate themselves turn into a lot nearer than mere sleuthing companions within the approach.

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