Download e-book for iPad: With Intent to Kill (The Pierre Chambrun Mysteries Book 17) by

ISBN-10: 0396080421

ISBN-13: 9780396080428

In the pool of the Beaumont lodge, is located murdered and faceless

Manhattan’s charitable circles comprehend no finer position for a fundraiser than the stately Beaumont inn, whose fantastic supervisor Pierre Chambrun will do no matter what it takes to make sturdy Samaritans think at domestic. which means after well known singer Stan Nelson has accomplished his annual twenty-four-hour telethon for melanoma learn, Chambrun is loath to wake the crooner from his well-earned sleep. yet there was a homicide within the hotel’s pool, and that suggests no reliable deed will cross unpunished.

 

A younger guy is located floating within the water, his face a bloody mess, his wallet empty of every little thing yet a telethon pledge card bearing Stan’s autograph. The megastar swears he doesn’t realize the corpse, yet as Chambrun and his crew dig into the secrets and techniques in the back of the charity, they find a tangled plot regarding sin and faith, and the lethal outcomes that may come from doing good.


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Download e-book for iPad: Dream House (Molly Blume) by

ISBN-10: 034544972X

ISBN-13: 9780345449726

ISBN-10: 0449007278

ISBN-13: 9780449007273

ISBN-10: 1501297015

ISBN-13: 9781501297014

DREAM HOUSE
A Novel of Suspense

Rochelle Krich
National bestselling writer of Blues within the Night

Friday, October 31. 9:37 P.M., a hundred block of South Martel. A vandal threw a pumpkin in the course of the entrance window of a home and several other eggs on the entrance door.

The police document learn like simply one other Halloween prank–a nasty, petty act. however the assault is one in a contemporary spate of more and more violent vandalisms concentrating on citizens who've paid thousands of greenbacks for his or her dream houses within the ritziest enclaves of Los Angeles.

Residents are already seething, hotly divided concerning the growing to be variety of historic Architectural recovery and protection (HARP) forums that hinder householders from home improvement their pricey genuine property, forcing them to maintain the normal integrity of neighborhoods the place Hollywood legends as soon as lived. So impassioned are pro-and anti-HARP forces that Crime Sheet columnist Molly Blume suspects that contributors from either facet of the controversy may well perpetrating the vandalism that says new sufferers virtually daily.

But the arson that destroys an empty apartment on Fuller highway doesn’t healthy the trend. this pretty estate belongs to Margaret Reston and her husband, Hank; and the unwell outdated guy who dies whilst it burns is Margaret’s father. Margaret herself has disappeared. She used to be final obvious operating in her backyard 5 months ago–and even supposing strains of her blood have been present in her automobile, the police don't know what has occurred to the lacking woman.

This intrigue all makes solid reproduction for hard-hitting newshound Molly. virtually in love back with the high-school sweetheart who dumped her and is now a rabbi, Molly can’t cease wondering Margaret and Hank Reston and the previous guy whose lifestyles was once tragically, notwithstanding by accident, reduce brief. yet used to be it an coincidence? What has occurred to Margaret Reston? the place does malice finish and evil begin?

In her moment Molly Blume chiller, award-winning novelist Rochelle Krich takes us correct within L.A.’s so much unique neighborhoods and into the dependent outdated homes whose wrought-iron fences and barred home windows supply scant safeguard from violence. Even in a dream condo, lifestyles can flip nightmarish in a heartbeat.

Rochelle Krich
is the writer of many acclaimed novels of suspense, together with Blues within the Night (which brought Molly Blume), Shadows of Sin, Dead Air, Blood Money, and Fertile Ground. An Anthony Award winner for her debut novel, Where’s Mommy Now? (which used to be tailored because the television motion picture Perfect Alibi), Ms. Krich now lives in l. a. along with her husband and their children.

Visit Rochelle Krich’s website at www.rochellekrich.com
Praise for Rochelle Krich and Blues within the Night

Blues within the Night is great. . . . Molly Blume is a clean new presence at the secret scene. . . . clever, imaginitive, and curious–not a lot escapes her.”
–SUE GRAFTON

“One of America’s most interesting suspense novelists.”
–CAROLYN HART

“Molly investigates with either thoroughness and compassion, making this new sleuth worthy her salt.”
The ny occasions publication Review

“An actual, first-class booklet . . . [that] demonstrates once more why she has received for herself a tremendous position within the pantheon of remarkable secret writers.”
Jerusalem Post

“Smoothly written . . . a captivating new sequence . . . Skillfully plotted, with a lovely solution.”
Milwaukee Journal

“An unqualified winner.”
–Ellery Queen’s secret Magazine

From the Hardcover edition.

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Six Cats a Slayin' (Cat in the Stacks Mystery) by Miranda James PDF

By Miranda James

ISBN-10: 0451491092

ISBN-13: 9780451491091

Charlie Harris and his Maine Coon cat, Diesel, are busy decking the halls for the vacations whilst an unforeseen supply and a surprising homicide conspire to shake up the season during this all new installment of the manhattan Times bestselling series.

December twenty-fifth is correct round the nook, and Charlie is making his record and checking it two times. he's doing his top to teach a few peace and goodwill toward his nosy neighbor Gerry Arbitron, a genuine property agent who turns out to have designs on his condo (and probably on him, as well), whereas getting ready for a vital function, indeed--his first Christmas as a grandfather.
 
The final thing Charlie expects is to realize a number of new additions to his family. Charlie unearths a field on his doorstep with 5 kittens within and a observe begging him to maintain them secure. With Diesel's aid, Charlie welcomes the tiny pussycats into the Harris family simply as Gerry comes to a decision it's time to throw a lavish vacation party.
 
Determined to make her mark on Athena, Gerry as an alternative lands up lifeless at her own party. Though makes an attempt to dig into her prior arise empty, Charlie and his female friend, Helen Louise, witness two heated exchanges regarding Gerry earlier than her loss of life: one with a number one citizen and one other with the spouse of a good buddy. Will the sort of women finally end up on the sheriff's naughty record? Charlie and Diesel need to wrap up the case ahead of the particular season is ruined by means of a sinister scrooge.

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Joan Hess's The Night-Blooming Cereus (The Theo Bloomer Mysteries Book PDF

By Joan Hess

Retired florist Theo Bloomer is going to Israel to rescue his niece from terrorists during this engrossing mystery.

at the seashores of the useless Sea, Dorrie Caldicott is getting into bloom. A spoiled graduate of the best prep faculties at the Atlantic Seaboard, she went AWOL in the course of a travel of Israel and positioned down roots in a kibbutz. Her mom easily won’t stand for this sort of habit, and it falls to Dorrie’s uncle Theo Bloomer, a retired florist who’s as meek as a daffodil, to carry the woman domestic. yet within the sands of Israel, this mild flower should be pressured to take root or die.
 
Theo has rarely arrived on the cost whilst a couple of murders makes it not likely he and his niece will ever make it domestic. below danger by means of terrorists, the police, and the attentions of some dozen highbrow farmers, Theo and Dorrie needs to locate the killers in the event that they desire to get away the Holy Land alive.
 
a person who has envied Nero Wolfe’s orchid assortment will locate himself correct at domestic with Theo Bloomer, a globetrotting florist who—like Rex Stout’s most renowned detective—would wish to be at domestic together with his crops. Readers won’t are looking to leave out becoming a member of Theo during this designated sequence by way of Joan Hess, one of many funniest secret novelists at the planet.
 
The Night-Blooming Cereus is the first publication within the Theo Bloomer Mysteries, yet you'll get pleasure from interpreting the sequence in any order.

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New PDF release: First Frost: A Mystery (DS Jack Frost Investigation)

By James Henry

ISBN-10: 1250025532

ISBN-13: 9781250025531

ISBN-10: 1445012375

ISBN-13: 9781445012377

The tantalizing prequel to the detective novels of the overdue R. D. Wingfield that includes Detective Jack Frost—in the vein of Jill Paton Walsh's reinvention of the works of Dorothy L. Sayers

"Brilliant! A needs to for all lovers of Frost, but additionally a lot more. Gripping, finely written . . . A vintage, interval crime thriller." therefore raves Peter James approximately A contact of Frost, a prequel to the detective novels of R.D. Wingfield, who died in 2007.

In the culture of Midsomer Murders, A contact of Frost is considered one of England's longest operating sequence of all time, and the gruff, non-conformist cop Jack Frost is as a lot part of England's detective culture as P.D. James's Adam Dalgleish or Colin Dexter's Inspector Morse. Now, by means of particular association with R.D. Wingfield's property, this smashing new secret has been written to provide new lifestyles to this loved policeman. In James Henry's First Frost, Detective Sergeant Jack Frost is facing the disappearance of his mentor. while a twelve-year-old woman is going lacking from a division shop altering room, Frost is installed cost of the case. excellent for fanatics who've gobbled A contact of Frost on Netflix rapid in addition to if you happen to love police procedurals, readers all over the place will applaud the go back of detective Jack Frost during this pitch-perfect mystery.

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Read e-book online Soul Murder (Molly Power Series) PDF

By Andrew Nugent

ISBN-10: 0312536569

ISBN-13: 9780312536565

ISBN-10: 0755346653

ISBN-13: 9780755346653

ISBN-10: 1846526108

ISBN-13: 9781846526107

A riveting crime novel through Irish Benedictine monk Andrew Nugent explores the darkness present in the human soul

When Maurice Tyson, housemaster at a most sensible boys' boarding institution in eire, is located along with his throat slit, Superintendent Denis Lennon and Sergeant Molly energy of the Irish Police strength fight to discover any possible cause for the brutal killing. used to be it revenge? A kidnap try by way of terrorists long past badly fallacious? Or is there a connection to a former scholar who killed himself slightly a 12 months in the past?

A boy mysteriously disappears and the search is on for his abductors. but if one other physique is located, the location will get even darker. somebody available in the market has a bad mystery, and should cease at not anything to maintain it hidden.

Andrew Nugent's 3rd police procedural is a journey de strength, full of the compassion, perception, and humor that continuously mark the paintings of this very gifted author.

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Get Blind to the Bones (Ben Cooper & Diane Fry) PDF

By Stephen Booth

ISBN-10: 0440242908

ISBN-13: 9780440242901

ISBN-10: 074323796X

ISBN-13: 9780743237963

ISBN-10: 1419353837

ISBN-13: 9781419353833

'And because it grew darkish, Withens turned nearly fullyyt silent. aside from the screaming.'

It's approximately may well Day, and deep in the dead of night height lies the village of Withens. a tender guy has been killed - battered to dying and left excessive at the desolate moors for the crows to discover.

Derbyshire detective DC Ben Cooper meets an impenetrable wall of silence from the man's relations who shape Withens' oldest relations, the Oxleys, descendants of the 1st staff who tunnelled underneath the height. They stick with their very own region, go on mystery wisdom throughout the generations, and shield their traditions from outsiders.

Meanwhile, DS Diane Fry is in Withens on different enterprise - having a look into the disappearance of Emma Renshaw. the scholar vanished into skinny air years in the past, yet her mom and dad are confident she remains to be alive and act accordingly... which does not support Fry in her efforts to re-open the case following an ominous discovery in distant nation-state.

But there are different secrets and techniques in Withens and extra violence to return. The prior is stretching its shadow over the current, not only for the population of Withens yet for Cooper and Fry to boot. The darkness within the middle of Withens is becoming. And issues are just going to get nastier…

BLIND TO THE BONES is the 4th novel within the a number of award-winning Cooper & Fry sequence, set in England's appealing and atmospheric top District.

* Nominated for the Theakston's Crime Novel of the yr Award 2004

* A best 50 paperback bestseller within the UK

* a host eight bestseller for the self sustaining secret Booksellers within the USA

* a host 1 hardback bestseller for the UK’s top secret book shop, Crime in Store

* A scorching a hundred bestseller for Amazon.co.uk in hardcover

* In 2003, Stephen sales space was once the winner of the Dagger within the Library award, awarded by means of the Crime Writers’ organization for the writer whose books have given readers the main pleasure

PRAISE FOR THE COOPER AND FRY SERIES:

"Suspenseful and supremely enticing. sales space does a superb job." - l. a. Times

"Simultaneously vintage, modern and haunting." - Otto Penzler, Mysterious book shop, New York

"Stephen sales space makes excessive summer time in Derbyshire as darkish and terrifying as midwinter." - Val McDermid, award-winning crime novelist

"Intelligent and noticeable crime fiction, wealthy with complicated characters." - Library Journal

"Booth has firmly joined the elite of Britain's best secret writers." - Florida Sun-Sentinel

"Crime fiction for the pondering individual, and damnably challenging to place down." - January Magazine

"Highly advised - a superb series!" - Seattle secret Bookstore

"Ben Cooper and Diane Fry are the main fascinating crime workforce to reach at the secret scene in an extended while." - Rocky Mountain News

"One of our greatest tale tellers." - Sunday Telegraph

"There are few, if any, modern writers who do that in addition to Stephen Booth." - area magazine

"Booth is a contemporary grasp of rural noir." - The Guardian

"Booth offers the very best crime fiction within the UK." - Manchester night News

"Stephen sales space should be the most effective new English secret writers." - Toadstool book shop, New Hampshire

"Booth's target is to painting the darkness that lies under the surface... during this he succeeds splendidly well." - Mark Billingham, writer of the DI Tom Thorne series

"If you learn just one new crime author this 12 months, he is your man." - Yorkshire Post

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Download e-book for iPad: Death of a Dustman (Hamish Macbeth Mysteries, No. 17): A by M. C. Beaton

By M. C. Beaton

ISBN-10: 0446609315

ISBN-13: 9780446609319

ISBN-10: 0892966319

ISBN-13: 9780892966318

ISBN-10: 1472105354

ISBN-13: 9781472105356

ISBN-10: 1483097404

ISBN-13: 9781483097404

From the writer of the Agatha Raisin tv series...
DEATH OF A DUSTMAN: A Hamish Macbeth Mystery
The rubbish creditors in Britain are nonetheless known as dustmen, and Lochdubh's dustman is an abusive inebriated named Fergus Macleod. whilst Fergus is installed cost of a recycling middle and dubbed the "environment officer," Constable Hamish Macbeth smells difficulty. convinced sufficient, Fergus quickly turns into a bullying tyrant together with his new strength. And after his physique is located crammed in a recycling bin, no one's sorry-including his long-suffering relations. yet Macbeth is stunned to discover that the various despicable dustman's sufferers refuse to speak. And while violence moves back, the lanky lawman needs to speedy unearth the perpetrator between a clutter of suspects . . . sooner than a killer makes a fresh getaway.

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Get The Labours of Hercules: Hercule Poirot Investigates PDF

By Agatha Christie

ISBN-10: 0062073982

ISBN-13: 9780062073983

ISBN-10: 0062573462

ISBN-13: 9780062573469

ISBN-10: 0425067858

ISBN-13: 9780425067857

ISBN-10: 0886463424

ISBN-13: 9780886463427

In visual appeal Hercule Poirot infrequently resembled an historic Greek hero. Yet—reasoned the detective—like Hercules he were answerable for ridding society of a few of its such a lot disagreeable monsters.

So, within the interval best as much as his retirement, Poirot made up his brain to just accept simply twelve extra circumstances: his self-imposed 'Labours'. each one may pass down n the annals of crime as a heroic feat of deduction.

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Download e-book for kindle: Footsteps in the Dark (Country House Mysteries) by Georgette Heyer

By Georgette Heyer

ISBN-10: 0425087697

ISBN-13: 9780425087695

ISBN-10: 0848813642

ISBN-13: 9780848813642

ISBN-10: 1402217943

ISBN-13: 9781402217944

ISBN-10: 1486216773

ISBN-13: 9781486216772

"Bright and effervescent."—The Time s Literary Supplement

What starts off as an experience quickly turns into a nightmare...

Locals declare it truly is haunted and refuse to place a unmarried toe earlier front door, yet to siblings Peter, Celia, and Margaret, the Priory is not anything greater than a rundown property inherited from their overdue uncle-and the best surroundings for a much-needed vacation. but if a homicide sufferer is found within the drafty Priory halls, the as soon as unconcerned trio starts off to worry that the ghostly rumors are real and they're now not by myself in spite of everything! With a killer at the free, will they locate themselves the subsequent sufferers of a supernatural predator, or will they discover a much more corporeal culprit?

What Readers Are Saying:

"One of the simplest tales Mrs. Heyer ever concocted, and naturally written in her personal inimitable type, with lots of wit and dry humor."

"Spine-tingling enjoyment."

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