Category: Mystery

By Veronica Heley

In the recent Ellie Quicke secret, Ellie is pressured to imagine the unthinkable approximately her personal daughter, Diana . . . may well she be a assassin? - Ellie has continually disliked the neighborhood colossal property agent – aka nice White Shark – and is distressed whilst her daughter Diana declares that she is sporting his baby and approximately to develop into his fourth spouse. yet Ellie is quickly drawn into the relatives circle whilst one of many Hooper young ones dies of their inner most health club and one other succumbs to a peanut allergic reaction. The police are looking to write off the deaths as twist of fate and misadventure, yet Ellie believes an individual is focusing on individuals of the Hooper relatives. definitely Diana wouldn’t . . . or may she?

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By Adam Christopher

Tony Prosdocimi lives within the bustling city of San Ventura - a urban gripped in worry, a urban lower than siege via the hooded supervillain, The cover.

When Tony develops super-powers and acts to take down The cover, besides the fact that, he reveals that the neighborhood superhero workforce Seven Wonders are not as thankful as he assumed they would be...

File below: technological know-how Fiction [ Heroes In motion | A Double move | Kapow! | Tables grew to become ]

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By Sharon Kay Penman

July 1193. King Richard Lionheart lies in a German felony, held for ransom by means of the emperor. His mom, Dowager Queen Eleanor, ransacks England for gold to shop for his freedom, whereas his more youthful brother, John, plots with King Philippe of France to make sure that he rots and dies in chains.

When a ransom check vanishes, Eleanor swiftly dispatches younger Justin de Quincy to enquire. In wild, appealing Wales, his devotion to the queen could be supremely tested–as an conceited border earl, a cocky Welsh prince, a fascinating woman, and a traitor of the private dye welcome him with fake smiles and lethal conspiracies. The queen’s treasure is nowhere to be discovered, yet assassins are far and wide . . . and blood runs crimson within the dragon’s lair.

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By Alan Hunter

Velocity makes the teenage bikers consider alive, yet they quickly locate that homicide is the quickest option to die. A five-mile stretch of arrow-straight highway outdoors Latchford acts like a magnet to beatnik bikers utilizing the line like a drag strip. whilst one of many bikers is killed in an twist of fate, most folks regard it as an inevitable final result of the children utilizing medicinal drugs and racing motorcycles for kicks. however the facts issues to the younger man's loss of life being whatever extra sinister than a trifling twist of fate and George lightly is drawn right into a international populated by way of disaffected youngsters, with a jazz soundtrack and a historical past of homicide.

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By Akif Pirincci

Francis the cat detective, whose first case featured in Akif Pirinçci's foreign bestseller Felidae, enjoys a comfy bachelor lifestyles along with his human better half and 'tin-opener' Gustav, until eventually sooner or later catastrophe moves. Gustav is invaded via a dwell - in lover who goals to reform his way of life - and his cat's. Francis makes a decision to head at the street, and units out one stormy evening to attempt his success within the country.

However, perils lurk within the kingdom too. quickly the corpses are coming thick and quickly. A serial killer is slaughtering the farmyard cats. The unusual, blind tribe of cats who stay within the sewage method, rescuing and adopting undesirable kittens, fee Francis to deliver the assassin to justice. yet who's the assassin? Are the sewer cats correct to suspect loopy Hugo, previously one in every of their quantity, and his mastiff associate? may well the true perpetrator be the mysterious creature recognized to Francis as Monster Paw? What concerning the seductive Alcina and her relations of forest-dwelling wild cats - how are they concerned? what's the precise mystery of the satellite tv for pc dish as soon as tended via Diana the ecologist and her cat the ESP fanatic Ambrosius? And why is a human hunter out to shoot Francis himself?

Reluctantly dabbling within the paranormal, Francis brings his logical mind to endure at the case, until eventually all is made transparent in a denouement with surprises to spring till the last.
Once back, Akif Pirinçci has written a gripping and witty crime tale which while faithfully displays tom cat behaviour.

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By John Burnside

Der neue Burnside – einzigartig, verstörend poetisch. Nach »Glister« sieht guy die Welt mit anderen Augen.

John Burnside hat gleich mit seinem ersten auf Deutsch erschienenen Roman Leser und Kritiker fasziniert. Jetzt kommt »Glister« – ein schockierend ehrliches Buch über Vereinsamung und moralische Verwahrlosung.

Erst verschwindet ein Junge spurlos, dann weitere. Doch niemand scheint beunruhigt. Schon lange kümmern sich die Erwachsenen nicht mehr um ihre Kinder, zu sehr sind sie mit sich und ihren Sorgen beschäftigt. Einst lebten sie in einer blühenden Stadt – doch dann siegten Egoismus und grenzenlose Gier. Nun ist alles vergiftet und ohne Hoffnung. Ist es da nicht verständlich, dass die Jungen, die noch eine Zukunft sehen, einfach abhauen? guy will diese model glauben und geht zur Tagesordnung über. Nur der Polizist Morrison hat etwas Schreckliches gesehen – und schweigt. Denn er hat seine Seele längst verkauft. Doch die Kinder der Stadt sind ruhelos. Der 15-jährige Leonard weigert sich, seinen verschwundenen Freund Liam verloren zu geben. Er macht sich auf die Suche nach der Wahrheit.

Burnside gelingt mit »Glister« etwas Unvergleichliches: Indem er eine vor Spannung vibrierende Geschichte erzählt, hält er einer innerlich erkalteten Gesellschaft den Spiegel vor und schenkt ihr gleichzeitig mit Leonard die Hoffnung auf eine bessere Zukunft. Dieser Roman ist unwiderstehlich, anrührend, verstörend poetisch – und ganz ohne Beispiel.

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By Lawrence Block

Bookseller and New-Yorker-to-the-bone, Bernie Rhodenbarr infrequently ventures out of big apple, yet he's desirous about the romantic getaway he has deliberate for himself and present girl love Lettice on the Cuttleford condo, a distant upstate b&b. regrettably, Lettice has a previous engagement—she's getting married . . . and not to Bernie—so he comes to a decision to take top blood brother Carolyn in its place. A restful respite from the massive city's bustle will be too solid to waste. along with, there's a truly worthwhile first version shelved within the Cuttleford's library that Bernie's simply itching to get his fingers on. Did we forget to say that Bernie's a burglar?

But first he's acquired to get round a truly useless physique at the library flooring. The plot's thickened by way of an setting apart storm from snow, downed mobilephone traces, the shock arrival of Lettice and her reprehensible new hubby, and a gradually expanding corpse count number. And it's Bernie who'll need to work out whodunit . . . or die.

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By Julia Spencer-Fleming

Saturday, November 14, 5:00 A.M.

In the small Adirondack city of Millers Kill, an previous lumberman sits at midnight together with his gun throughout his knees. round the corner, an unemployed logger sleeps off his bender from the evening sooner than. the landlord of the town's final paper mill tosses in his mattress. And a tender girl, considered one of 3 heirs to the 250,000-acre nice Camp, wakes on my own in darkness, sure and gagged.

Chief of Police Russ Van Alstyne desires not anything greater than a quiet day of searching within the mountains on his 50th birthday. His spouse must have the town's new luxurious hotel prepared for its gala beginning evening. The Reverend Clare Fergusson expects to spend the day getting St. Alban's Church prepared for the bishop's annual stopover at. Her long-distance suitor from ny expects a few solutions approximately their courting in the course of his weekend on the town.

In Millers Kill, the place we all know everybody and all are a part of an interconnected internet of blood or acquaintance, one person's issues have a manner of ensnaring others. What starts off as an easy case of a lady misplaced within the woods results in a tangle of revenge, blackmail, attack, kidnapping, and homicide. because the hours tick by way of, Russ and Clare fight to make experience in their town's plunge into chaos---and their very own chaotic feelings.

Something negative waits within the ice-rimed mountains cradling Millers Kill. anything that will not be content material with only one death---or . . .

In To Darkness and To Death, Julia Spencer-Fleming keeps her relocating tale of ways a small city, in addition to an excellent urban, can harbor evil, and the fight of 2 sincere humans to house the ubiquitous hazard in their emotions for one another.

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By Carolyn Keene

A masquerade get together on the Hendricks’ mansion quick becomes a secret while Nancy and her favourite date, Ned Nickerson, undercover agent a stranger approximately to climb the rose trellis to the second one tale. who's this enigmatic guy within the black cloak and the unique lady within the Javanese gown? Are they participants of a gang of wily thieves who sneak into partied given via filthy rich humans and scouse borrow jewels and paintings treasures? And why is the landlord of the black velvet hooded masks that Ned unearths within the Hendricks’ backyard so desirous to get it again? to discover the solutions Nancy and her good friend George devise a bold plan. the 2 ladies change identities! George quickly discovers that whereas it really is fascinating to play novice detective it may be harmful to masquerade as Nancy Drew.

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By Lilian Jackson Braun

Meet prizewinning reporter Jim Qwilleran and his notable Siamese cats Koko and Yum Yum—the impossible, most original, most pleasurable workforce in detective fiction!

The method Jim Qwilleran sees it, there’s not anything worse than being left excessive and dry. yet that’s precisely the place he’s been ever due to the fact a record-breaking drought hit Moose County. He’s bedraggled. Beleaguered. And, following a rash of fires at neighborhood old minesites, deeply bewildered. a few blame the blazes on undesirable climatic conditions, yet Qwill’s pondering arson. And while a mysterious explosion is by means of a blood-chilling homicide, he starts off heavily praying for snow—and solutions. great thing Koko can scent difficulty a mile away…

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