By Lemony Snicket
By Lissa Evans
By Merline Lovelace
Even a robotic puppy can sniff out trouble...
USAF Lieutenant Samantha Spade is within the warmth of the west Texas barren region trying out a dog-like robotic for army use, while the machine leads her and her group to a pick-up truck. the motive force comes at them with a gun-and is shot in self-defense by way of Sam's buddy. after which a grotesque discovery is made: 3 human heads in a cooler behind the truck.
as the useless guy used to be at the FBI's such a lot sought after checklist, Sam stands to get a hefty present. Too undesirable the expertise to maintain her shady ex-husband from sniffing out funds has but to be invented. His visual appeal, in addition to scary matters from her boyfriend's previous, make it demanding to inform simply who's answerable for the pipe-wielding thug who assaults her. All Sam is aware is that her good fortune has taken a doggone flip for the worse...
By Cora Harrison
It is 1509 and, for the folk of the Burren in western eire, the Michaelmas reasonable is a joyous time for exchange and occasion, signaling the beginning of autumn. it is a likelihood to collect, purchase and promote their wares, and pay tribute to the lord in their clans. yet this yr is varied. The steward of the MacNamara extended family has made up our minds to elevate the volume demanded for its tribute, and it isn't lengthy ahead of tempers are operating high.
When the steward's physique is located within the neighborhood churchyard, it falls upon Mara, the Burren's Brehon pass judgement on, to piece the puzzle jointly. was once it revenge, greed, or anything extra sinister that stimulated the homicide? while one other physique is chanced on, it truly is as much as Mara―despite the distraction of a stunning marriage proposal―to carry the killer to justice ahead of there could be another death.
By Emily Brightwell
By Ace Atkins
While fourteen-year-old Mattie Sullivan asks Spenser to appear into her mother’s homicide, he’s no longer confident through her declare that the inaccurate guy used to be convicted. Mattie is street-smart, clever past her years, and now left to take care of her more youthful siblings and an alcoholic grandmother in a dilapidated condominium in South Boston. yet her desire for closure and her choice to make issues correct hits Spenser the place he lives.
As Spenser turns into extra concerned, he thinks that Mattie might be onto anything in spite of everything. And he’s going to wish assistance from his good friend Hawk to discover peace for Mattie—a activity that’s extra harmful than he ever thought.
By Dick Francis
A high-class, transcontinental horse-racing junket will be an idyllic getaway for the super-rich.
But one passenger in this teach is a sociopath, a genius at blackmail and legal corruption—and he plans to take every person for every thing they have got.
The entire book selection of all 13 pass over Marple mysteries together with the quick tales through the Queen of puzzle herself, Agatha Christie, together with The homicide on the Vicarage, The physique within the Library, The relocating Finger, A homicide is Announced, They Do It With Mirrors, A Pocketful of Rye, 4:50 from Paddington, The reflect Crack'd from aspect to Side, A Caribbean Mystery, At Bertram's Hotel, Nemesis, Sleeping Murder, and Miss Marple: the entire brief Stories.
By Joanna Campbell Slan
In her vintage story, Charlotte Brontë brought readers to the strong-willed and clever Jane Eyre. The Jane Eyre Chronicles decide up the place Brontë left off, with Jane married to her cherished Edward Rochester and mom to a tender son. yet Jane soons unearths herself having to guard these she loves…
While vast maintenance are being made to Ferndean, their rural domestic, Jane and Edward settle for a call for participation from their pal Lucy Brayton to stick with her in London. Jane is reluctant to desert their peaceable lifestyles within the nation-state, yet Edward’s broken imaginative and prescient has grown worse. She hopes that point within the capital will buoy his spirits and provides him the opportunity to obtain therapy from an ocular specialist.
Once in London, the Rochesters accompany Lucy to the Italian Opera condo. yet there's extra drama within the viewers than on stage—Jane not just all of sudden unearths herself within the presence of King George and his mistress, girl Conygham, she additionally encounters an outdated nemesis within the kind of woman Ingram (whose daughter, Blanche, as soon as was hoping to wed Edward herself). The getting older dowager bargains either Jane and Lucy a really public snub; hoping to mitigate the social harm as a result of this, Lucy insists on traveling the Ingrams the following day. The stopover at is going poorly from the start—and ends with girl Ingram shedding useless in the course of taking tea. It quickly turns into transparent that the dowager’s loss of life used to be an unnatural one, and Jane needs to set her significant intelligence to the matter of fixing it—and why the throne seems to be interested …
By Sue Grafton
Of the number one New York Times bestselling Kinsey Millhone sequence, NPR acknowledged, “Makes me want there have been greater than 26 letters.”
W is for...wanderer...worthless...wronged...W is for Wasted.
Two lifeless males replaced the process my lifestyles that fall. one in every of them I knew and the opposite I’d by no means laid eyes on until eventually I observed him within the morgue.
the 1st used to be a neighborhood PI of suspect popularity. He’d been gunned down close to the seashore at Santa Teresa. It seemed like a theft long gone undesirable. the opposite used to be at the seashore six weeks later. He’d been napping tough. most likely homeless. No id. A slip of paper with Millhone’s identify and quantity used to be in his pants pocket. The coroner requested her to come back to the morgue to determine if she may possibly identity him.
likely unrelated deaths, one a homicide, the opposite it sounds as if of typical causes.
But as Kinsey digs deeper into the secret of the toilet Doe, a few very unusual linkages start to emerge. not only among the 2 sufferers, but additionally to Kinsey’s earlier. And sooner than lengthy Kinsey, via no fault of her personal, is carefully compromised…