By Michael Innes
When an American rich person is eager to shop for an Elizabethan manor, she comes up opposed to fierce competition from a tender boy, Jay, and his band of bowmen, who're ready to guard the manor and its nonagerian proprietor opposed to all comers. it sort of feels most likely that that in the back of a enormous, seventeenth-century carving, by means of the hand of Gerard Christmas, lies a hoard of treasure.
Hired to protect a luxurious yearling of "Trojan," a lately retired vintage winner in Lexington, Kentucky, Eli Paxton is barely days into the task whilst the yearling’s younger groom is going missing. requested via the boy’s mom and dad to enquire his disappearance, Paxton specializes in the Lexington breeding farm. It seems that one other employees member has disappeared long ago couple of months. As Paxton concerns that the lacking boys may well by no means be came across, he turns into a aim himself whilst a mystery threatens to derail the area horse racing.
By John Burdett
A mystery with perspective to spare, Bangkok 8 is a beautiful, razor-edged, usually darkly hilarious novel set in a single of the world’s so much unique cities.
Witnessed by means of a throng of gaping spectators, a charismatic Marine sergeant is murdered less than a Bangkok bridge within a bolted-shut Mercedes Benz. one of the witnesses are the single police officers within the urban now not at the take, yet inside moments one is murdered and his associate, Sonchai Jitpleecheep—a religious Buddhist and the son of a Thai bar woman and a long-gone Vietnam conflict G.I.—is hell-bent on wreaking revenge. On a vigilante venture to trap his partner’s assassin, Sonchai is begrudgingly paired with a stunning FBI agent named Jones and captures her center within the method. In a urban fueled by means of illicit medicines and countless corruption, prostitution and useful paintings, Sonchai’s quest for vengeance takes him right into a global even more sinister than he can have ever imagined.
By Katia Lief
“Jam-packed with middle preventing suspense.” –Book Fetish
ONE chilly evening SHE DISAPPEARED…
New York Police detective Dave Strauss is haunted by means of the single case he couldn’t clear up. A schoolgirl vanished off the streets of Brooklyn, with just a path of blood and a chain of untraceable cell calls from “the Groom” hinting at her destiny. Now the chilly darkish evening has engulfed one other younger girl—but this time she is a part of Dave’s relatives. He and his spouse, Susan, recognize fourteen-year-old Lisa has now not run away, and so they recognize her disappearance isn't just a sad twist of fate. And as soon as the 1st mobile name comes, they understand she’s no longer alone….
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By Peter James
From the ashes of mass destruction...Amid the tragic unfolding mayhem of the morning of 9-11, failed Brighton businessman and ne'er-do-well Ronnie Wilson sees the opportunity of a lifeline: to shed his accounts, disappear and reinvent himself overseas. Six years later the invention of the skeletal is still of a woman's physique in a hurricane drain in Brighton leads Detective Superintendent Roy Grace on an enquiry spanning the globe, and right into a determined race opposed to time to avoid wasting the lifetime of a lady being hunted down like an animal within the streets and alleys of Brighton. "A genuine page-turner and the cliffhanging end left me eagerly looking forward to DS Grace's subsequent outing." (Daily Express). "Tense, superbly paced and perfect on police surroundings and procedure." ("The Times").
By Agatha Christie
The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated 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 creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and difficult puzzles to William Morrow Paperbacks. Christie’s Tommy and Tuppence Beresford are Partners in Crime—or fairly companions in crime solving—and needs to display their deductive talents in a variety of confounding circumstances after agreeing to take over Blunt’s foreign Detective Agency.
By Michael Innes
At Seamnum court docket, seat of the Duke of Horton, The Lord Chancellor of britain is murdered on the climax of a personal presentation of Hamlet, within which he performs Polonius. Inspector Appleby pursues one of the most recognized names within the nation, unearthing dreadful suspicion.
By Chaz McGee
First in a sequence that takes readers right into a new size in detective stories.
He was a second-rate cop, a mediocre husband, and an absent father. yet ever in view that he used to be killed in a drug bust long gone undesirable, Kevin Fahey's been a misplaced soul in limbo. until eventually he encounters a useless sufferer whose homicide he notion he solved, a woman who issues him to a clean physique. And Fahey realizes he imprisoned the incorrect man-and the genuine killer remains to be at the free.
By Jenn McKinlay
ONE IN A MILLINER
Scarlett Parker and her British cousin, Vivian Tremont, are difficult 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 an area children’s health center. it kind of feels like a perfectly whimsical strategy to go the hat, and Scarlett and Viv are thrilled to outfit the Grisby kinfolk, the hosts who're hoping to elevate adequate funds to call a brand new clinic wing after their patriarch.
Unfortunately, the Grisby inheritor won't stay to determine it—he’s been poisoned. whilst strains of the poison are came upon at the hat Scarlett and Viv made for him, the police turn into curiouser and curiouser approximately their involvement. Now the women have to don their pondering caps and locate the tea get together crasher who’s mad adequate to kill on the drop of a hat…