Category: Mystery

Lethally Blond (Bailey Weggins Mystery, Book 5) by Kate White

By Kate White

Each time a star hurls a cell, totals a automobile, or murders a wife, crime journalist Bailey Weggins is there to hide it for the gossip journal Buzz. Now, the much-hyped television convey Morgue has all started capturing in long island, and simply as Bailey begins reminiscing approximately her fling with the show’s lovely famous person, Chris Wickersham, he telephones her. yet Chris isn’t calling to re-light their flame. His pal Tom, who performs a small function at the exhibit, has long past lacking, and whereas no one seems alarmed, Chris can’t think his good friend may simply take off prior to the convey premieres.

When Bailey starts off to enquire Tom’s disappearance as a opt to Chris, she quickly realizes that there's extra happening than meets the attention. Delving deeper into the glamorous but loopy international of television, she reveals herself in the course of a killer story—literally—and additionally within the line of fireplace. because the missing-person case will get warmer, so does the motion among the sheets for Bailey—especially the instant her overwhelm, Beau Regan, hits city again.

When mysterious mobilephone calls flip ominous and it’s transparent that she’s being stalked, Bailey turns into decided to unravel the case in much less time than the size of a Hollywood marriage. until she finds the reality, Bailey may possibly develop into the muse for Morgue‘s subsequent episode.

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To Hell in a Handbasket (Claire Hanover Mystery, Book 2) by Beth Groundwater

By Beth Groundwater

It’s snow coincidence while a tender woman’s icy loss of life sends Claire’s holiday to hell in a handbasket

Skiing together with her relations in Breckenridge, Colorado, reward basket fashion designer Claire Hanover hears a terrified scream lower the frigid mountain air. She is horror-stricken to discover Stephanie Contino, the sister of her daughter’s boyfriend, lifeless at the slopes. whereas every body else assumes the demise used to be an coincidence, Claire is suspicious of the additional ski tracks that move dangerously into Stephanie’s direction. however the police are skeptical of foul play, whilst extra indicators element to murder.

When incriminating clues positioned her daughter Judy at risk, Claire investigates and unearths hassle round each tycoon. among interviewing a daredevil snowboarder and giving ski classes to a drug boss, she uncovers a chilling conspiracy that may flip lethal for her family.

Praise:
“Groundwater’s moment leaves the bunny slope in the back of, delivering a few real black-diamond thrills.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Will attract determined Housewives lovers and those that like cozies with a little spice.”—Booklist

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Not to Be Taken by Anthony Berkeley

By Anthony Berkeley

A vintage case of the obvious suicide that proves to be homicide. John Waterhouse's dying certificates offers reason behind demise as gastric ulcers, but if his brother insists at the physique being exhumed in order that a submit mortem will be conducted, it proves the case that poison has been at paintings. Will Douglas Sewell, who watched his friend die, be ready to use his wisdom of these involved to solve the clues and discover the assassin?

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The Boudicca Parchments (Daniel Klein, Book 2) by Adam Palmer

By Adam Palmer

Booklet 2 within the Daniel Klein series.

From the writer of The Moses Legacy, booklet 1 within the Daniel Klein series.

A nocturnal intruder at an archaeological dig web site in England reveals a parchment written in Hebrew script. hundreds of thousands of miles away, Semitic language professional Daniel Klein gets a blurred photo on his cellphone. but if he meets with the sender, he realizes that he has walked into an ambush.

Accused of homicide, Daniel unearths himself at the run, pursued by means of a ruthless ultra-orthodox Jewish sect that's decided to silence him. Aided by means of a Cambridge Professor of Archaeology and a gorgeous Mossad officer, Sarit Shalev (who regardless of her Israeli identify is of Irish origin), Daniel follows a path of clues that takes him from London to Rome to Jerusalem, in a quest for the hyperlink among of the Roman empire's such a lot problematical rivals: the traditional Britons and the Judeans.

But who're those ultra-orthodox Jews attempting to cease him? And why are they being helped by means of a glamorous, antisemitic former style version, who turns out to have jumped into mattress together with her ideological rivals? may it's that what Daniel has stumbled upon is both threatening to each side? Or is it easily that venal reasons have created unusual bedfellows?

With the predators final in on Daniel from either side, he needs to continue his wits approximately him, as threat lurks in each nook - and it isn't transparent who he can trust.

Note that this isn't a retail reproduction and there are typos, misspellings, etc., yet these typos got here at once from the Amazon bought booklet (such as "waste" for "waist", Nero burned Rome in 1964 rather than sixty four advert, "to" for "too", etc). I've wiped clean up what i discovered, yet I haven't learn it but myself so I'm definite there'll be extra from what I've examine the publication, equivalent to this evaluate: "First is the variety of typos, fallacious phrases, and different unwanted side effects from insufficient proofing and copyediting. almost all types of proofing factor I frequently see was once represented, such a lot many times." while I be capable to learn via it, i'll add a corrected reproduction if another person hasn't already performed so. yet a Retail model of this booklet from Amazon could have a similar error (actually extra because a few have been corrected).

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Aberystwyth Mon Amour by Malcolm Pryce

By Malcolm Pryce

Schoolboys are disappearing in all places Aberystwyth and no-one is aware why. Louie Knight, the town's deepest investigator, quickly realizes that it will take greater than a double ripple from Sospan, the thinker cum ice-cream vendor, to aid discover what's occurring to those boys and even if Lovespoon, the Welsh instructor, Grand Wizard of the Druids and controller of town, is greater than only a sinister bully. And simply who used to be Gwenno Guevara?

Review
'Spot on. This rollicking black comedy might be ludicrous yet isn't. large fun' ARENA

About the Author
After a short profession because the world's worst aluminium salesman, Malcolm Pryce labored as an advertisements copywriter, in London and later Singapore. ABERYSTWYTH MON AMOUR was once written someplace off the coast Guyana, on a shipment send sure for South the United States. Malcolm now lives in Bangkok.

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The Appleby File (Sir John Appleby, Book 30) by Michael Innes

By Michael Innes

There are fifteen tales during this compelling assortment, together with “Poltergeist”—when Appleby's spouse tells him that her aunt is experiencing difficulty with a poltergeist, he's amused yet dismissive, till he discovers that numerous precious artifacts were smashed hence; “A query of Confidence”—when Bobby Appleby's good friend, Brian Button, is stuck up in a scandalous homicide in Oxford, Bobby's recognized detective father is their first port of name; “The Ascham”—an deserted vehicle on a slim lane intrigues Appleby and his spouse, yet much more exciting is the medieval citadel they bump into.

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And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

By Agatha Christie

Thought of the simplest secret novel ever written by means of many readers, after which there have been None is the tale of 10 strangers, each one lured to Indian Island by means of a mysterious host. as soon as his site visitors have arrived, the host accuses everyone of homicide. not able to depart the island, the visitors start to percentage their darkest secrets--until they start to die.

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Backflash (Parker, Book 18) by Richard Stark

By Richard Stark

After the book of Butcher's Moon in 1974, Donald Westlake stated, “Richard Stark proved to me that he had a lifetime of his personal by way of easily disappearing. He was once gone.” And readers waited.

But not anything undesirable is actually long gone eternally, and Parker’s as undesirable as they arrive. based on Westlake, in the future in 1997, “suddenly, he got here again from the lifeless, with a chalky legal pallor”—and the novels that confirmed that neither Parker nor Stark had misplaced a step. 

Backflash
reveals Parker testing the scene on a Hudson River playing boat. Parker’s no fan of both leisure or chance, even if, so that you may be convinced he’s fiddling with condo money—and he’s prepared to do whatever to tilt the percentages in his prefer. that includes a good solid of heisters, a remarkable surroundings, and a brand new advent via Westlake’s shut pal and writing companion, Lawrence Block, this vintage Parker experience deserve a spot of honor on any crime fan’s bookshelf.

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A Small Death in Lisbon by Robert Wilson

By Robert Wilson

This beautiful, atmospheric mystery set in war-torn Europe received the CWA Gold Dagger and has now been reissued with the Javier Falcon series.

A Portuguese financial institution is based at the again of Nazi wartime deals.
Over part a century later a tender woman is murdered in Lisbon.
1941. Klaus Felsen, SS, arrives in Lisbon and the strangest occasion in historical past the place Nazis and Allies, refugees and marketers dance to the traces of opportunism and melancholy. Felsen's battle takes him to the grim mountains of the north the place a brutal conflict is being fought for a component very important to Hitler's blitzkrieg.
Late Nineteen Nineties, Lisbon. Inspector Ze Coelho is investigating the homicide of a tender woman with a stressful sexual previous. As Ze digs deeper he overturns the darkish soil of background and reveals outdated bones. The 1974 revolution has left injustices of the outdated fascist regime unresolved. yet there's an older, larger injustice for which this small demise in Lisbon is terrible reimbursement, and in his ultimate push for the reality, Ze needs to face the main chilling competition.

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