By Amanda Cross
Professor Charles Haycock is useless from a healthy dose of his personal center medicine. The secret isn't really why Haycock was once murdered-very few might abdominal the woman-hating prof?but who did the deed. Estelle "Woody" Woodhaven, a personal investigator employed to discover the killer, evidently enlists assistance from that indefatigable novice sleuth, Kate Fansler. jointly, they begin to tug on the free ends of the very tangled Clifton university English division. The record of suspects is longer than the freshman survey interpreting record. and because the ladies defuse the host of literary landmines set out for them, Woody suspects they?re purely scratching the outside of a really huge and sinister plot. . . .
By Walter Mosley
November 1963: Easy's settled right into a regular gig as a college custodian. it is a quiet, basic lifestyles -- yet a couple of moments of ecstasy with a gorgeous instructor will swap all that. whilst the girl vanishes, Easy's caught with a number of corpses, the law enforcement officials on his again, and a bit yellow puppy who is nobody's ally. along with his not-so-simple previous snapping at his heels, and with enemies previous and new seeking to get even, effortless needs to kiss his cautious little lifestyles goodbye -- and step towards the edge....
By Ellis Peters
In the summer season of 1138, battle among King Stephen and the Empress Maud takes Brother Cadfael from the quiet international of his backyard right into a battlefield of passions, deceptions, and demise. now not faraway from the security of the abbey partitions, Shrewsbury citadel falls, leaving its ninety-four defenders dependable to the empress to hold as traitors. With a heavy middle, Brother Cadfael has the same opinion to bury the useless, merely to make a grisly discovery: one additional sufferer that has been strangled, no longer hanged.
This creative approach to put off a corpse tells Brother Cadfael that the killer is either smart and ruthless. yet one dying between such a lot of turns out unimportant to all however the sturdy Benedictine. He vows to discover the reality in the back of disparate clues: a lady in boy’s garments, a lacking treasure, and a unmarried damaged flower . . . the tiny little bit of facts that Cadfael believes can disclose a murderer’s black heart.
By Nancy Atherton
The following page-turning installment within the phantom-detective secret sequence that has received the hearts of comfortable secret fanatics in every single place
Feeling a marginally world-weary, Lori Shepherd makes a decision to turn into a volunteer on the Radcliffe Infirmary, the place she will unfold a bit reliable cheer. There she meets Elizabeth Beacham, a sort, retired criminal secretary without relatives, other than a brother who has mysteriously disappeared. yet after just a couple of visits, omit Beacham all at once passes away, leaving Lori to tie up the unfastened ends of her past due friend's existence. Lori quickly discovers that hidden between pass over Beacham's assets are clues that Lori believes her good friend left for her to find. Armed with the beneficiant support of a good-looking neighbor and, as consistently, Aunt Dimity's supernatural abilities, Lori starts to unearth omit Beacham's secrets and techniques and, finally, the striking fact approximately her subsequent of relatives.
?Atherton's sequence is if you happen to just like the puzzle of a secret minus the corpses. . . . wear the teakettle and enjoy.? ?"Rocky Mountain News"
?A captivating secret, packed with heat and affection.? ?"Deadly Pleasures"
By Agatha Christie
The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth omit 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… together with The relocating Finger, which issues omit Marple to a small city and its shameful secrets and techniques, and to a so much suspicious “suicide.”
"One of my favourite new secret sequence, ideal escapism."―Sarah Weinman, National Post
Fifty million money has disappeared into skinny air from the debts of 1 of the richest males within the Philippines, Tommy Ordonez. His one wish is Ava Lee―sleek, able forensic accountant and sleuth. With the aid of her Triad-connected companion, Uncle, Ava follows the money path from San Francisco to Costa Rica to the casinos and unlawful playing dens of Las Vegas. in the meantime, a vengeful adversary from Ava's prior has placed out a freelance on her lifestyles, and the shadowy hit guy is shut at her heels each step of ways. Will Ava get well the stolen money with no entering into the crosshairs of a transforming into record of enemies? the 1st e-book of an electrifying new sequence, Ian Hamilton's The Disciple of Las Vegas introduces Ava Lee: a dangerous martial artist with a flavor for luxurious and a brain like a metal trap.
By Ellis Peters
The fourth anniversary of the move of Saint Winifred's bones to the Abbey at Shrewsbury is a time of social gathering for the 12th-century pilgrims collecting from all over. In far away Winchester, in spite of the fact that, a knight has been murdered. might or not it's simply because he used to be a supporter of the Empress Maud, certainly one of quite a few pretenders to the throne? it really is as much as herbalist, sleuth, and Benedictine monk Brother Cadfael to trace down the killer within the pious throng.
By Éilís Ní Dhuibhne
Utoipe nua-aoiseach is ea Dun an Airgid - pass dti move dteann an leabharlannai Laoise Ni Bhroin ar iarraidh...
An Irish-language novel in regards to the utopian housing improvement Dún an Airgid which turns out excellent - until eventually librarian Laoise Ní Bhroin disappears...
By Charles Todd
Take pleasure in Charles Todd's 3rd novel within the Bess Crawford sequence: A sour fact. As an advantage, you get an excerpt from the fourth Bess Crawford novel, An Unmarked Grave, on sale June five, 2012.
attempting to aid a girl in misery, global warfare I nurse and unintended sleuth Bess Crawford learns that no sturdy deed is going unpunished.
while battlefield nurse Bess Crawford returns from France for a well-earned Christmas depart, she unearths a bruised and shivering lady huddled within the doorway of her London place of dwelling. the girl has nowhere to show, and propelled by means of an organization feel of responsibility, Bess takes her in.
as soon as inside of Bess's flat, the girl finds quarrel along with her husband erupted into violence, but she desires to go back home—if Bess will elect her to Sussex. knowing that the girl is struggling with a concussion, Bess provides up a number of important days of go away to shuttle together with her. yet she quickly discovers that it is a stable deed with unforeseeable consequences.
What Bess unearths at Vixen Hill is a home of mourning. The woman's kinfolk has accrued for a memorial provider for the elder son, who died of warfare wounds. Her husband, domestic on compassionate depart, is stressful, stricken by jealousy and his personal in charge conscience.
Then, while a bothered houseguest is located useless, Bess herself turns into a chief suspect within the case. This homicide will lead her to a deadly quest in war-torn France, an unforeseen best friend, and a startling revelation that places her in jeopardy earlier than a vicious killer will be uncovered.
By Steve Martini
Attorney Sam Bogardus's patron believed her usual father died years in the past in a extraordinary coincidence. yet now,she's got notice that he is nonetheless alive and tied to a hidden fortune. Sam's research uncovers a webof conspiracy so stunning that it is sufficient to make the legal professional take the legislations into his personal palms.