Mystery

Download E-books Cat Among the Pigeons: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries) PDF

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of puzzle 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. homicide is a part of the curriculum at an specific tuition for ladies in Christie’s Cat one of the Pigeons, because the intrepid Poirot units out to carry a stealthy killer to justice.

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Download E-books The Venus Throw: A Mystery of Ancient Rome (Novels of Ancient Rome) PDF

By Steven Saylor

On a sit back January night in fifty six B.C., unusual viewers to Rome - an Egyptian ambassador and a eunuch priest - hunt down Gordianus the Finder whose forte is fixing murders. however the ambassador, a thinker named Dio, has come to invite for anything Gordianus can't supply - assist in staying alive. earlier than the evening is out, he'll be murdered.

Now Gordianus starts his most threatening case. employed to enquire Dio's dying by way of a gorgeous lady with a scandalous acceptance, he'll stick to a path of political intrigue into the top circles of strength and the city's such a lot hidden arenas of debauchery. There Gordianus will examine not anything is because it turns out - now not the damning proof he uncovers, now not the suspect he sends to trial, now not even the genuine fact in the back of Dio's loss of life which lies in secrets and techniques - no longer of nation, yet of the heart.

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Download E-books Evan and Elle (Constable Evan Evans Mysteries) PDF

By Rhys Bowen

There is either pleasure and dismay in Llanfair while a brand new French eating place opens. The glamorous proprietor, Madame Yvette, attempts to win over the locals, and every little thing appears going good until eventually a string of fires plagues town. One evening the eating place burns down, and a physique is located within the rubble.

Constable Evans joins Sergeant Watkins to keep on with a path of clues that leads them to the South of britain after which to France, and eventually to the belief risky killer is unfastened in Llanfair.

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Download E-books Murder of a Stacked Librarian: A Scumble River Mystery PDF

By Denise Swanson

There’s no position like Scumble River at Christmastime, and this yr, tuition psychologist Skye Denison has two times as a lot to celebrate—and to do. as well as the standard vacation frenzy, Skye’s marriage ceremony to police leader Wally Boyd is lower than per week away—that is, if the groom isn’t too busy operating to wait. The town’s attractive new librarian, Yvonne Osborn, has simply been murdered, and the checklist of suspects is piling up quicker than overdue charges on an late book.

Yvonne’s strict conscience pissed off a few townspeople and infuriated others. Did her excessive criteria result in her dying? Skye is distracted by means of concerns approximately what havoc the loopy Dooziers will wreak on her marriage ceremony day and no matter if she’ll healthy into her costume. yet Skye can’t find the money for to go away any web page unturned simply because until she works quick to reveal the scheming killer, her satisfied finishing might be wear everlasting hold.…

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Download E-books Steeped in Evil (A Tea Shop Mystery) PDF

By Laura Childs

Indigo Tea store proprietor Theodosia Browning heads to a vineyard the place she is ready to benefit the real that means of terroir…

Steeped in Evil
 
Theodosia hasn't ever thought of herself a wine connoisseur—tea has constantly been…well, her cup of tea. yet that doesn’t suggest she’s going to move up a call for participation to a complicated wine-tasting celebration on the upscale Knighthall vineyard, simply outdoor of Charleston, South Carolina. regrettably, a candy night takes on a sour aftertaste while a useless physique is came upon in a single of the wine barrels. The son of owner Jordan Knight has been murdered.
 
Dissatisfied with the police research, Knight turns to Theo for support. She’s heard throughout the grapevine that there are either relations and company difficulties at Knighthall. they are saying in vino veritas, yet every body on the vineyard appears mendacity via their the teeth. Sorting in the course of the visitor record in addition to kin and employees, Theo has her decide of suspects. it will probably appear like the killer has her over a barrel, yet cracking tricky circumstances is classic Theodosia Browning.
 
INCLUDES scrumptious RECIPES AND TEA TIME information!

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Download E-books Dust and Shadow: An Account of the Ripper Killings by Dr. John H. Watson PDF

By Lyndsay Faye

From the gritty streets of 19th century London, the dependable and brave Dr. Watson deals a story unearthed after generations of lore: the harrowing tale of Sherlock Holmes’s try to search out Jack the Ripper.

As England’s maximum professional in legal detection, Sherlock Holmes is unwavering in his quest to trap the killer chargeable for terrifying London’s East finish. He hires an “unfortunate” often called Mary Ann Monk, the good friend of a fellow streetwalker who was once one of many Ripper’s earliest sufferers; and he is based seriously at the steadfast and committed Dr. John H. Watson. while Holmes himself is wounded in Whitechapel in the course of an try and seize the savage monster, the preferred press launches an research of its personal, wondering the good detective’s position within the very crimes he's so fervently suffering to avoid. Stripped of his credibility, Holmes is left with out selection yet to wreck each rule within the determined race to discover the madman referred to as “the Knife” earlier than it really is too late.

A masterly new version of history’s such a lot diabolical villain, Lyndsay Faye’s debut brings extraordinary authenticity to the ambience of Whitechapel and London within the fledgling days of tabloid journalism and recollects the beliefs evinced by way of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s so much cherished and world-renowned characters. Jack the Ripper’s identification, nonetheless hotly debated all over the world greater than a century after his crimes have been dedicated, continues to be a secret ripe for hypothesis. airborne dirt and dust and Shadow explores the terrifying prospect of monitoring a serial killer with no the good thing about sleek forensics, and the result's a lightning-paced novel brimming with old element that may retain you at the fringe of your seat.

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Download E-books Gently Floating (George Gently) PDF

By Alan Hunter

Lightly wades via a torrent of suspects whilst a physique is located floating face down within the river. occasionally you could have an excessive amount of of an exceptional factor - that is in case you can name having too many suspects, too many strength murderers, 'a stable thing'. What lightly has to determine is which ones had the chilly blooded nerve to damage the victim's cranium and unload him within the river.

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Download E-books With Friends Like These... (An Amanda Pepper Mystery Book 4) PDF

By Gillian Roberts

Famous Broadway playwright and television manufacturer Lyle Zacharias is throwing himself a lavish birthday celebration in his place of origin of Philadelphia. site visitors contain his present spouse, ex-wives, neighbors, former partners—not to say Amanda Pepper and her personal irrepressible mom, Bea. but whilst Lyle drops lifeless in the course of a speech, apparently the most likely culprit is none except Bea, whose reward used to be fifty scrumptious, yet it appears poisoned, tarts!

It's as much as Amanda to transparent her mother's identify and locate the genuine murderer…before she or he moves back! yet Amanda herself could be the subsequent aim! Who says educating isn't really interesting? With from now on pleasure, Amanda should retire earlier than she hits thirty-one…if she lives that lengthy!

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Download E-books Jasper Jones PDF

By Craig Silvey

A 2012 Michael L. Printz Honor Book

Charlie Bucktin, a bookish 13 12 months previous, is startled one summer season evening through an pressing knock on his bed room window. His customer is Jasper Jones, an outcast of their small mining city, and he has come to invite for Charlie's aid. extraordinarily afraid yet wanting to galvanize, Charlie follows him into the night.

Jasper takes him to his mystery glade, the place Charlie witnesses Jasper's terrible discovery. along with his mystery like a brick in his stomach, Charlie is driven and pulled by means of a city remaining in on itself in worry and suspicion. He locks horns together with his tempestuous mom, falls nervously in love, and battles to maintain a lid on his zealous ally. within the simmering summer season the place every thing adjustments, Charlie learns why the reality of items is so tough to grasp, or even tougher to carry in his heart.

From the Hardcover edition.

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