By Wilkie Collins
By Scott Marlowe
By Mathieu Dreyfus,Agnese Iorio
By Mel Starr
Oxford, im Jahr 1365. used to be für Magister Wyclif eine Katastrophe ist, erweist sich als günstige Gelegenheit für Hugh de Singleton, Burgvogt im Städtchen Bampton, der sich mittlerweile einen Ruf als kriminalistische Spürnase erworben hat. Denn Wyclifs Bitte an Hugh, den Diebstahl aufzuklären, führt diesen nach Oxford - und damit in die Nähe der liebenswerten Tochter eines Oxforder Tintenmachers. Allerdings stößt Hugh in Oxford auf erbitterte Gegner - und zwar nicht nur in seiner Suche nach den Bücherdieben. Irgendjemand ist sehr entschlossen, ihn aus dem Weg zu räumen. Schon bald befindet sich Hugh in einer äußerst brenzligen scenario …
By Robin Yocum
Nicholas "Duke" Ducheski is an important guy within the japanese Ohio metal city of Mingo Junction. approximately twenty years after he made the successful shot within the country championship basketball video game, he is still a lot loved and the point of interest of group satisfaction. hardly ever an afternoon passes while anyone does not are looking to discuss "the game." Now drawing close 40, Duke not desires to be outlined exclusively through whatever he did while he was once eighteen. So he makes a decision to parlay his neighborhood attractiveness right into a profitable restaurant--"Duke's Place."
But no quicker does he get his eating place up and operating than catastrophe moves. at some point, "Little Tony" DeMarco, his brother-in-law and a identified mob enforcer, comes into the eating place and murders Duke's oldest buddy. Now Duke faces the toughest selection of his lifestyles. DeMarco thinks he is untouchable, yet Duke discovers the way to take him down, with his mob superiors.
To accomplish that, notwithstanding, capacity leaving Mingo Junction and sacrificing his precious identification because the city legend. And if he follows via, what's going to stay of his life?
By Thomas Reeder
Lewis Porter was once an interloper – requested by way of the neighborhood police to envision a homicide scene as a result of his past…work adventure. It was once adventure that he used to be very happy to maintain correct the place he left it: within the past.
But people’s pasts have a humorous method of catching up with them.
A string of mysterious disappearances of beginner poetesses within the sleepy New Jersey shore city of Thirties seashore Haven deliver Porter out of self-imposed retirement and lead him from the seashores to the Pinelands looking for a solution and a killer – a killer who makes it own. Porter unearths greater than demise: underneath the sand and the bushes runs a bad, hidden sewer of sin within which society’s optimum and lowest swim – all of whom have a stake in preserving their soiled truths from seeing gentle. And Porter is protecting open the manhole cover.
It’s a case that now not every person desires solved – other than Porter. The query is, will he end the case earlier than it finishes him?
“Ever noticeable a lifeless man?”
I used to be taking a look at one.
By Tony Bulmer
Trouble is, the portray is a long-lost masterpiece by way of Leonardo da Vinci, topic to a merciless and violent heritage of greed, obsession, and murderous conspiracy and now, once more, it has long past missing.
The superb paintings of homicide strains the stunning heritage of this nice masterpiece via turbulent years, because it shapes future of each person it touches, unraveling a secret so superb and lethal that even the world’s maximum paintings restoration investigator, Professor Cornelius Franklin could ultimately have met his match.
By Tessa Arlen
Lady Montfort and her pragmatic housekeeper Mrs. Jackson examine a homicide of a WWI officer with amnesia within the 20th-century English countryside.
Building at the good fortune of her final 3 mysteries within the related sequence, Tessa Arlen returns us to an identical universe in Death of an Unsung Hero with extra secrets and techniques, intrigue, and captivating descriptions of the English countryside.
In 1916, the realm is at conflict and the vigorous woman Montfort has persuaded her husband to provide the dower condo to the conflict place of work as an auxiliary health facility for officials improving from shell-shock with their redoubtable housekeeper Mrs. Jackson contributing to the struggle attempt because the hospital’s quartermaster.
regardless of the hospital’s good fortune, the farming group of Haversham, led through the Monfort’s neighbor Sir Winchell Meacham, doesn't approve of a country-house sanatorium for males they think about to be cowards. while Sir Evelyn Bray, one of many sufferers, is located mendacity face down within the backyard together with his head bashed in, either woman Montfort and Mrs. Jackson have each cause to worry that the battle place of work will shut their clinic. once more the 2 girls unite their diversified skills to find who could have cause to homicide a struggle hero being affected by amnesia.
By Sarah R. Shaber
Publishers Weekly Starred Review
When a physique is found in a Washington bar, executive lady Louise Pearlie is compelled right into a function of lies and deception.
When it seems there's a hyperlink to Louise’s top-secret paintings on the OSS, she is ordered to determine up to attainable in regards to the homicide whereas holding the relationship mystery from these concerned, together with the investigating police detective. even supposing Louise has been informed to maintain secrets and techniques, the consistent deception is taking its toll – particularly while she discovers that she’s now not the one purchaser on the Steuben that evening with anything to conceal. Will Louise’s silence bring about an blameless guy being arrested for murder?
By Terri Malinski
Can Masahiro holiday the curse sooner than it’s too late?