By Brett Halliday
A woman is abducted and her ransom funds is going lacking. Why is a former senator focused on the money and what might be his connection to all of it?
By Leslie Meier
Lucy Stone is within the doghouse--with her next-door neighbor, Mrs. Prudence Pratt. it appears Kudo, the Stones' misbehaving mutt, has constructed a style for Mrs. Pratt's blue-ribbon successful chickens, in addition an break out artist's expertise for sneaking out. With the Fourth of July arising, Lucy does not are looking to trigger any longer fireworks with the crabby Prudence.
one other signal that the loopy days of summer season are in complete swing arrives whilst a bunch of naturists--a.k.a. nudists--descends on Tinker's Cove, skinny-dipping on the pond that borders Mrs. Pratt's estate, giving her whatever else to whinge approximately. Worse nonetheless, the neighborhood lobstermen are disillusioned approximately poachers--and suspicion falls on Mrs. Pratt's husband and son. Then the July Fourth fireworks are canceled to guard a patch of super infrequent purple-spotted lichen, and Mrs Pratt is the sufferer of successful and run.
Tinker's Cove is filled with suspects, yet none with so own a intent because the Stones. Their feud with Mrs. Pratt has placed them prone to wasting their freedom this Independence Day--unless Lucy can commence issues off with a bang through catching a pink, white and blue killer. . .
compliment for Leslie Meier and Her Lucy Stone Mysteries
"Leslie Meier writes with sparkle and warmth." --Chicago solar Times
"Leslie Meier has created this sort of impressive sequence, I constantly look ahead to interpreting the following ebook, and i am by no means disappointed."--I Love a Mystery
"A actually American model of the English 'cozy.'" --Tulsa World
By Jack Ketchum
It used to be the summer time of 1965. Ray, Tim, and Jennifer have been simply 3 teenage associates placing out within the campgrounds, consuming a bit. yet Tim and Jennifer didn't comprehend what their good friend Ray had in brain. And if they'd recognized, they wouldn't have concept he was once severe. Then they observed what he did to the 2 ladies on the neighboring campsite--and knew he was once lifeless serious.
Four years later, the 60s have been drawing to a detailed. nobody ever charged Ray with the murders within the campgrounds, yet there has been one cop decided to make him pay. Ray figured he used to be within the transparent. Tim and Jennifer notion the worst was once at the back of them, that the horrors have been all long ago. They have been fallacious. The worst used to be but to come.
Note. initially released in may possibly 2001 via rest Books. switched over from the retail mobi version.
Download E-books Curtain: Poirot's Last Case: Hercule Poirot Investigates (Hercule Poirot series Book 39) PDF
By Agatha Christie
The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth leave out 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 complicated puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. The mythical detective saves his most sensible for final as he races to understand a five-time killer sooner than the ultimate curtain descends in Curtain: Poirot’s final Case.
By J. D. Robb
The new novel that includes murder detective Eve Dallas from the number one New York Times bestselling writer of Devoted in Death.
Sometimes brotherhood could be one other notice for conspiracy. . . .
Dennis Mira simply had disagreeable surprises. First he discovered that his cousin Edward was once secretly assembly with a true property agent approximately their overdue grandfather’s terrific West Village brownstone, regardless of the promise they either made to maintain it within the relations. Then, whilst he went to the home to confront Edward approximately it, he obtained a blunt item to the again of the head.
Luckily Dennis is married to Charlotte Mira, the NYPSD’s most sensible profiler and a great good friend of Lieutenant Eve Dallas. whilst the 2 arrive at the scene, he explains that the very last thing he observed was once Edward in a chair, bruised and bloody. whilst he got here to, his cousin used to be long gone. With the mess wiped clean up and the protection disks got rid of, there’s not anything left at the back of yet a number of strains for forensics to analyze.
As a former legal professional, pass judgement on, and senator, Edward Mira mingled with the elite and crossed paths with criminals, making enemies regularly. Like such a lot of politicians, he additionally made a few very shut neighbors in the back of closed—and locked—doors. yet a badge and a billionaire husband can get you into areas others can’t cross, and Eve intends to polish a few mild at the soiled bargains and darkish factors at the back of the disappearance of a strong guy, the kinfolk discord over a multimillion-dollar piece of genuine property . . . and a brand new case that nobody observed coming.
By Michael Connelly
A retired FBI agent investigates the dying of center transplant donor.
By Jack Higgins
A freelance hit guy accidently kills the daughter of an both brutal SAS soldier. Colonel A.S.A. Morgan hunts the fellow who murdered his daughter because the tale builds to a shattering climax. learn by way of Tim Pigott-Smith.
By Steven Bochco
From the acclaimed co-creator of Hill road Blues, L.A. Law, and NYPD Blue, Death by means of Hollywood is a suspenseful, stunning, and darkly comedian crime novel a couple of screenwriter, a billionaire's spouse, a homicide, and, in fact, a cop.
"There was once a author by way of the identify of Merle Miller, who wrote that individuals in Hollywood are continually touching you--not simply because they prefer you, yet simply because they need to work out how delicate you're sooner than they consume you alive."
So starts this seductive and extraordinary novel by way of two-time Edgar Award–winning author Steven Bochco, during which a down-on-his-luck screenwriter named Bobby Newman attempts to show a brutal homicide into his subsequent motion picture payday.
One day, whereas spying on his Hollywood Hills acquaintances via his $4,000 Bushnell XR90 digital telescope, Bobby sees a stunning socialite making like to a good-looking Latin actor named Ramon. while their pillow speak takes a flip for the grotesque, Bobby watches in horror because the girl bludgeons her lover to dying together with his personal appearing trophy. determining to jot down approximately it rather than reporting it to the law enforcement officials, Bobby insinuates himself into Detective Dennis Farentino’s homicide research, forging an strange friendship with the cop that seems to be extra advanced than both of them had bargained for. sooner than lengthy, Bobby has dragged the detective, his estranged spouse, his lover, and his agent right into a Hollywood fun-house corridor of mirrors, the place in basic terms the main manipulative participant will live to tell the tale.
Savvy, humorous, attractive, and streetwise, Death via Hollywood is the story Steven Bochco could not inform on tv. it's the paintings of an inventive storyteller, absolute to enthrall readers from commencing to finish.
By P. D. James
New York occasions Bestseller
When exceptional legal attorney Venetia Aldridge defends a tender guy for the brutal homicide of his mom, she perspectives the case as easily one other chance to illustrate her brilliance within the court. yet inside weeks of the trial Aldridge is located useless at her table, a bloodstained barrister’s wig on her head. And as Commander Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland backyard makes an attempt to make feel of occasions, the murders proceed, inexorably spiraling into clean complexities of horror.