Category: Mystery

The Bastard Hand

By Heath Lowrance

Charlie Wesley isn't really correct within the head. He’s escaped from a psychological health facility up north and hitchhiked his means south, the voice of his useless brother urging him on. but if Charlie hits Memphis, the effective line among his delusions and truth shift within the type of the Reverend Phineas Childe—a preacher bent on booze and girls; a guy of God with a depressing schedule. Charlie is the best pawn within the Reverend’s video game of retribution. And the small North Mississippi city of Cuba touchdown could be the environment for the Reverend’s very own Apocalypse. . . .

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The Chocolate Cat Caper (Chocoholic Mysteries, No. 1)

By JoAnna Carl

After giving up her profession as a Texas trophy spouse, 28-year-old Lee McKinney reveals herself in a Michigan inn city, conserving the books for her Aunt Nettie’s luxurious chocolate enterprise. yet she quickly unearths that her new lifestyles isn’t all cakes and bonbons…

Clementine Ripley, the security lawyer everybody likes to hate, is throwing a celebration that demands a number of thousand money worthy of customized chocolates—some made within the snapshot of her champion cat. Lee jumps on the task, yet candy good fortune takes a sour flip while somebody provides and additional ingrediant—cyanide—to one in all their scrumptious sweets and it unearths its manner into Ms. Ripley’s mouth. Now it’s as much as Lee to determine who tampered with Aunt Nettie’s recipe sooner than they locate themselves at the back of not-so-chocolate bars.

INCLUDES YUMMY CHOCOLATE TRIVIA!

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Inspector of the Dead

By David Morrell

LEGENDARY mystery author DAVID MORRELL TRANSPORTS READERS TO THE FOGBOUND STREETS OF LONDON, the place A KILLER PLOTS TO ASSASSINATE QUEEN VICTORIA.

The 12 months is 1855. The Crimean warfare is raging. The incompetence of British commanders explanations the autumn of the English govt. The Empire teeters. Amid this concern comes opium-eater Thomas De Quincey, probably the most infamous and terrific personalities of Victorian England. together with his irrepressible daughter, Emily, and their Scotland backyard partners, Ryan and Becker, De Quincey unearths himself faced by way of an adversary who threatens the center of the nation.

This killer ambitions participants of the higher echelons of British society, leaving with each one corpse the identify of somebody who formerly tried to kill Queen Victoria. The facts exhibits that the final word sufferer might be Victoria herself.

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The Greek Symbol Mystery (Nancy Drew No. 60)

By Carolyn Keene

When she is advised that an enormous inheritance from a Greek multi-millionaire, intended for her good friend Helen Nicholas, used to be stolen, Nancy has the same opinion to discover the offender. a toxic snake in a basket of apples and a wierd image stamped on an extraordinary Byzantine masks are clues during this secret set within the appealing and unique nation of Greece. those clues lead Nancy and her pals to a hoop of paintings smugglers and to the key of the Greek symbol.

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The Judge (A Paul Madriani Novel)

By Steve Martini

Whilst pass judgement on Armando Acosta is charged with soliciting a prostitute, legal professional Paul Madriani is lower than sympathetic. however, Madriani is pressured to shield his outdated nemesis.

And whilst the policewoman who snared Acosta is brutally murdered, Madriani wonders if the pass judgement on is usually the executioner.

The so much explosive mystery but via New York Times bestselling writer Steve Martini -- The Judge.

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Aftermath (Hennessey and Yellich Mysteries)

By Peter Turnbull

The most modern Hennessey and Yellich secret - while 5 corpses in a variety of states of decomposition are stumbled on chained to the partitions of a kitchen backyard, Hennessey and Yellich speedy start their research. The lately deceased proprietor of the home was once housebound for the final twenty-five years, and so could have had no suggestion of the appalling crimes occurring yards away. initially, there doesn’t appear to be a lot to head on – the sufferers seem to have little in universal – yet Hennessey and Yellich understand that the useless needs to carry the clues they want . . .

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Poisoned Prose (A Books by the Bay Mystery)

By Ellery Adams

When Olivia Limoges and different Oyster Bay buyers of the humanities sponsor a retreat for recognized storytellers, considered one of them goes to have a really unsatisfied ending…
 
Olivia idea amassing one of the most popular storytellers in a single position will be a pleasant, uncomplicated method for herself and the Bayside publication Writers to understand their abilities. yet issues take a depressing flip while the main well-known storyteller within the nation—the pleasing performer Violetta Devereaux—announces onstage that she's going to meet her result in Oyster Bay.

When Violetta is came upon murdered after the express, every body concerned with the retreat turns into a suspect. There are rumors that Violetta, who grew up in severe poverty within the Appalachian Mountains, possessed a useful treasure. Now leader Rawlings and the Bayside publication Writers needs to paintings at a frenzied speed to unravel the crime earlier than an individual closes the e-book on them.

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Murder under the Kissing Bough (Auguste Didier, Book 6)

By Amy Myers

How may possibly a baroness from the Continent, 3 lovely wards of a international workplace legit, a soldier on depart from the South African battle, a wealthy industrialist, a maiden woman from the provinces, a tender married couple, a French diplomat and his appealing spouse with a roving eye, or a crusty retired military officer be embroiled in homicide – let alone a plot to assassinate the Prince of Wales? Auguste Didier, whereas anxiously making sure the lodge delicacies reaches his personal excessive criteria, works his manner during the advanced elements of homicide to place an finish to the mysterious and poor deeds that experience not just ruined his Christmas but in addition disrupted his kitchens.

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The Blue Hammer (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

The barren region air is sizzling with intercourse and betrayal, demise and insanity and basically Archer could make feel of a killer who makes homicide a piece of artwork. discovering a purloined portrait of a leggy blonde used to be purported to be a simple paycheck for Detective Lew Archer, yet that used to be earlier than the our bodies started piling up. all at once, Archer locate himself smack in the course of a decades-long secret of a super artist who walked into the desolate tract and easily disappeared. He left at the back of a bevy of muses, molls, dolls, and dames-each one scrambling for what they inspiration was once rightfully theirs.

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Escape From Fear (Mysteries in Our National Park)

By Gloria Skurzynski, Alane Ferguson

Anything within the Virgin Islands nationwide Park is destroying the coral reefs and inflicting the hawksbill sea turtle to disappear--and the Landons are attempting to determine what. Jack and Ashley quickly get entangled with the son of a U.S. diplomat who's nervous to avoid wasting an island girl. What mystery do they proportion? encompasses a park map.

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