By Lincoln Child
A long-lost scan of unknown cause. . .
A hidden room in an unlimited beach property. . .
An investigator marked for possibility. . .
On a sprawling property at the coast of Rhode Island, on the nation’s oldest and such a lot prestigious imagine tank, an unfathomable tragedy occurs. nobody understands what to make of the nerve-racking facts left in the back of. Then studies start to floor of more and more strange habit one of the organization’s unique scientists.
Called upon to enquire those unusual happenings, heritage professor and analyst of inexplicable phenomena Jeremy Logan comes throughout an ingeniously hid room in a long-dormant wing of the mansion. What he discovers inside could provide answers—and, within the strategy, unharness a brand new wave of disaster.
By Agatha Christie
A variety of mysteries, a few light-hearted, a few romantic, a few very deadly...Twelve tantalizing cases...the curious disappearance of Lord Listerdale; a newlywed's worry of her ex-fiance; an odd come across on a teach; a family homicide research; a wild man's unexpected character swap; a retired inspector's hunt for a murderess; a tender woman's impersonation of a duchess; a necklace hidden in a basket of cherries; a secret writer's arrest for homicide; an wonderful marriage suggestion; a soprano's hatred for a baritone; the case of the rajah's emerald. All have something in universal: the skilful hand of Agatha Christie.
The second one ebook within the interesting bold Adventures series!
Because in their fluency in a international language, the 3 youth locate themselves translating for an Egyptian pupil who's studying the hieroglyphics in a lately stumbled on historic tomb of a Pharaoh that surely comprises treasures nearly past calculation! regrettably, Hoffmann and his gang have them, and plan to thieve the worthwhile jewels, gold and artifacts for you to finance their espionage actions within the Western international locations. Mark, Penny and David locate themselves separated of their flight to elude Hoffmann's gang, all of the whereas suffering to flee the lethal tomb — ahead of it turns into their very own!
By Stephanie Jaye Evans
Everything appears ideal in Sugar Land, Texas. yet it’s no longer.
No one understands that higher than Walker “Bear” Wells, a former university soccer participant now serving as a minister during this upscale Texas city, the place well-known athletes combine with ranchers and the neighborhood parish priest desires to arm combat. It’s a gorgeous master-planned neighborhood, yet humans can’t be held to local regulations, and undergo bargains day-by-day with emotional and religious difficulties, in either his flock and his circle of relatives.
But by no means homicide. no longer till a guy is located useless at the within reach golfing path, his cranium beaten.
Bear has no real interest in enjoying detective. His activity is praying for the useless, no longer looking for their killers. yet each time he turns round, one other side of the research tangles together with his personal life…like the truth that the murdered man’s son—and a major suspect—is at present relationship his personal rebellious teenage daughter.
He made a promise to do the proper factor. yet keeping provides can be what resulted in murder...
By Gladys Mitchell
Mrs. Beatrice Lestrange Bradley is requested by way of the headmaster of a revolutionary inner most college to pose as a college member so as to verify if the demise of an teacher was once homicide or suicide. First released in 1934 (it was once titled dying within the rainy within the U.S.), dying on the Opera was once filmed for secret with Diana Rigg as Mrs. Bradley. Readers needn't fear, notwithstanding, because the booklet and the tv application endure little resemblance to one another, except identify, the identify of 1 sufferer, a scene from The Mikado and, after all, the presence of Mrs. Bradley.
By Agatha Christie
The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth pass over Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her whole oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and difficult puzzles to Harper Paperbacks…including Murder at the Orient Express, the main well-known Hercule Poirot secret, which has the intense detective trying to find a killer aboard one of many world’s most opulent passenger trains.
By Lindsey Davis
"There are principles for personal informers accepting a brand new case. by no means tackle consumers who can't pay you. by no means do favours for buddies. do not paintings with kin. If, like me, you're a girl, maintain away from males you discover beautiful.
"Will I by no means learn?"
In old Rome, the variety of slaves was once a ways more than that of loose voters. for that reason, usually the folks Romans feared such a lot have been the "enemies at home," the slaves less than their very own roofs. due to this, Roman legislation decreed that if the pinnacle of a family used to be murdered at domestic, and the perpetrator wasn't quick stumbled on, his slaves―all of them, in charge or not―were presumed in charge and have been placed to dying. with no exception.
When a pair is located useless of their personal bed room and their residence burglarized, a few of their family slaves be aware of what's approximately to take place to them. They flee to the Temple of Ceres, which via culture is revered as a haven for refugees. this can be the place Flavia Albia is available in. The gurus, stressed from both sides, want a answer. Albia, a personal informer similar to her father, Marcus Didius Falco, is requested to unravel the murders, during this secret from Lindsey Davis.
By Becky Citra
Fifteen-year-old Pam is assaulted while she and her dual brother, Danny, are jogging domestic during the woods. Danny is frozen with worry and does not anything; fortunately, Pam is rescued through a lady out strolling her puppy. Pam offers with the trauma by way of setting apart herself whereas Danny struggles with the disgrace of now not maintaining his sister. His disgrace is compounded by way of their father's contempt, and Danny makes a decision to redeem himself by means of discovering Pam's attacker. within the procedure, he discovers a relations mystery, and Pam connects with new acquaintances who aid her regain her self belief.
By M. C. Beaton
Agatha Raisin hasn't ever been one for enforced vacation cheer, yet her pleasant little village of Carsely has continuously prided itself on its conventional Christmas festivities. yet this yr the bells aren't ringing out Silent evening as Mr John Sunday, an officer with the Cotswold health and wellbeing and safeguard Board, has selected Christmas because the time to crack down what he sees as gross misconduct through each guy, lady, and baby within the area. The village store is instructed it may now not have wood cabinets which were there because the time of Queen Victoria ‘in case a person is inflicted with a splinter.’ The village institution is ordered to depart lighting on at evening ‘to hinder unauthorized intruders from tripping within the dark.’ and youngsters are warned not to play with “counterfeit banknotes” after passing round toy cash within the playground. yet eventually Mr Sunday is going too some distance whilst he principles that there can't be a Christmas tree atop the church tower this yr. Soon...