Category: Mystery

Download E-books Trade Secrets: A mystery set in Ancient Rome (A Marcus Corvinus mystery) PDF

The interesting, witty and irreverent new secret that includes historical Roman sleuth Marcus Corvinus

May, advert 41. The emperor Claudius has acceded to the throne, and the voters of Rome look ahead to an period of peace and balance. now not so Marcus Corvinus despite the fact that, who unearths himself embroiled in no longer one yet investigations. a chum of his spouse has requested him to seem into the homicide of her brother, came across stabbed to loss of life on the Shrine of Melobosis. A wily businessman and infamous womaniser, nobody turns out to have a great observe to claim approximately Gaius Tullius, now not even his less-than-grieving widow. yet who might have a great adequate cause to need him dead?

even as, Corvinus’s daughter comes throughout a lifeless physique within the Pollio Gardens, and urges her father to enquire. initially Marcus refuses to get entangled – but if his enquiries lead him to Ostia, Rome’s busy buying and selling port, he uncovers a tense connection among the 2 deaths.

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Download E-books Death of a Mad Hatter (A Hat Shop Mystery) PDF

By Jenn McKinlay

ONE IN A MILLINER

Scarlett Parker and her British cousin, Vivian Tremont, are not easy at paintings at Mim’s Whims—their girls’ hat store on London’s stylish Portobello Road—to create hats for an Alice in Wonderland themed afternoon tea, a fund-raiser for a neighborhood children’s medical institution. it sort of feels like a perfectly whimsical strategy to move the hat, and Scarlett and Viv are extremely joyful to outfit the Grisby kin, the hosts who're hoping to elevate adequate funds to call a brand new health facility wing after their patriarch.

Unfortunately, the Grisby inheritor won't dwell to determine it—he’s been poisoned. whilst strains of the poison are stumbled on at the hat Scarlett and Viv made for him, the police develop into curiouser and curiouser approximately their involvement. Now the women have to don their considering caps and locate the tea celebration crasher who’s mad sufficient to kill on the drop of a hat…

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Download E-books Grapes of Death (A Tangled Vines Mystery) PDF

By Joni Folger

When Elise Beckett’s long-distance beau, Stuart, bargains her a dream task in natural horticulture learn, she’s torn among the potential for an entire life and her obligations at her family’s River Bend winery. yet sooner than Elise has time to make her choice, Uncle Edmond―the family’s money-loving and temper-toting black sheep―is chanced on useless on winery land. What seems an unintentional drowning proves to be homicide, and each Beckett, even Elise, is a suspect.

Sheriff’s Deputy Jackson Landry needs to trap Edmond’s killer, and Elise is set to aid him―whether he desires her to or now not. Delving deeper into the secret, Jackson and Elise develop into tangled in a protracted vine of suspects and darkish secrets and techniques. Now a race is on for them to prevent the lethal plot prior to the assassin claims one other victim.

Praise:

"The characters are brilliant, the plot is cleverly and coherently woven jointly, and the suspense builds as much as a hair-raising [ending]."―Publishers Weekly

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Download E-books He Who Whispers (Dr. Gideon Fell, Book 16) PDF

By John Dickson Carr

A DR GIDEON FELL secret. outdoor the little French urban of Chartres, industrialist Howard Brookes is located death at the parapet of an previous stone tower. proof indicates that it used to be very unlikely for somebody to have entered on the time of the homicide, although somebody should have, for the sufferer used to be chanced on stabbed within the again. Who may have performed it? And the place did they move? while nobody is convicted, the secret is still unsolved for years till a chain of coincidences brings issues to a head in post-war England, the place novice sleuth Dr. Gideon Fell is at the scene to see what rather occurred.

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Download E-books The Singhing Detective (Detective Jaswinder Singh, Book 1) PDF

By M. C. Dutton

The 1st in a sequence of multi-cultural thrillers via the writer of Silent evening and The Devil's Tears. Detective Jaswinder Singh, often called the Jazz Singher (Jazz to his buddies and enemies), is leaner, more fit, smarter and again operating for the Met. The anxious breakdown that prompted him to be seconded to Manchester is, he believes, now in the back of him – yet he's nonetheless fighting his own demon, drink. Jazz's first case again on the Met comes dangerously just about domestic as he investigates the Viets – a gang quietly developing East finish hashish factories and attempting to remain below the radar of the holy trinity of East finish gangs; the Snake heads, Triad and Bam Bam. The homicide of a candy and blameless outdated woman, Alice, is the catalyst for the gangs to conflict, inflicting the most important East finish warfare because the Krays. For Jazz it turns into own – Alice have been a part of his Newbury Park adolescence. He is going at the rampage to discover her killers. What began with the homicide of a bit old...

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Download E-books The Virgin in the Ice (Brother Cadfael Mysteries) PDF

By Ellis Peters

Within the iciness of 1139, raging civil conflict has despatched refugees fleeing north from Worcester, between them an orphaned boy and his appealing 18-year-old sister. touring with a tender nun, they set out for Shrewsbury, yet disappear someplace within the wild nation-state. Now, Brother Cadfael embarks on a perilous quest to discover them. formerly out of print.

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Download E-books Killing Cousins (An Inspector Faro Mystery No.4) PDF

By Alanna Knight

Victorian D I Faro's stopover at to a distant Orkney island erupts in horrors. our bodies, the village simpleton probably murdered and the week-old corpse of the laird's spouse faraway from her coffin are laid out side-by-side at the historical Odin stone of sacrifice. A strange Romeo and Juliet? Who may have performed this giant trick - and why? For this is often simply the brink of terrors to come back and possibility for Faro and his family members.

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Download E-books The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel PDF

By Anthony Horowitz

"Horowitz really pulls off the glorious phantasm that Arthur Conan Doyle left us one final tale."--San Diego Union Tribune

London, 1890. 221B Baker St. a superb artwork broker named Edmund Carstairs visits Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson to beg for his or her aid. he's being menaced through an odd guy in a flat cap - a sought after felony who turns out to have him all of the manner from the United States. within the days that stick with, his house is robbed, his relatives is threatened. after which the 1st homicide takes place.

THE condo OF SILK deliver Sherlock Holmes again with the entire nuance, pacing, and nearly superhuman powers of study and deduction that made him the world's maximum detective, in a case depicting occasions too surprising, too significant to ever look in print....until now.

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Download E-books The Corpse Came Calling (Mike Shayne, Book 6) PDF

By Brett Halliday

Mike Shayne is accused of murder after a death guy stumbles into his office

whilst an outdated good friend calls begging to determine him instantly, Mike Shayne is shocked to claim the least. He hasn’t set eyes on Jim Lacy in ten years, and time has now not been variety. Jim’s face is deeply wrinkled, and his eyes are glazed. His pores and skin is gray—and there's blood seeping via his blouse. Jim mutters a couple of final phrases as he collapses on Shayne’s place of work flooring. His abdominal is stuffed with lead and he's lifeless sooner than he hits the ground.
 
Shayne reaches into Lacy’s pocket and pulls out his pockets. Emptying it, he reveals  $200—enough for a retainer cost. Mike Shayne hasn't ever allow a client’s homicide move unpunished, and he'll no longer relaxation till he catches the boys who shot Jim Lacy and despatched him to die. yet first he'll need to persuade the police that he was once no longer the guy who pulled the set off.

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Download E-books Killing Me Softly PDF

By Nicci French

Now that you have learn long past GIRL...

Alice Loudon has all of it: a loyal boyfriend, a wonderful circle of neighbors, a tough task as a study scientist. Then one morning, on her approach to paintings, she exchanges a lingering glance with a devastatingly appealing guy. Adam Tallis is the essence of each girl fantasy--a bold mountain climber who has been hailed as a hero. As a lover, he's extra passionate than Alice's wildest imaginings. quickly there is not whatever or somebody she would not surrender to stick by means of his aspect. quickly all she has is Adam, and existence with this stranger will take her to new heights of madness...and worry.

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