The G-String Murders (Femmes Fatales)

By Gypsy Rose Lee

A secret set within the underworld of burlesque theater, The G-String Murders used to be penned in 1941 by way of the mythical queen of the stripteasers—the witty and wisecracking Gypsy Rose Lee. Narrating a twisted story of a behind the scenes double homicide, Lee offers a desirable glance behind the curtain of burlesque, richly populated via the likes of strippers Lolita LaVerne and Gee Gee Graham, comedian Biff Brannigan and Siggy the g-string salesman. it is a international the place ladies fight to generate income acting bumps and grinds, have gangster boyfriends, sip beer among acts and pay their very own manner at dinner.

Femmes Fatales restores to print the easiest of women’s writing within the vintage pulp genres of the mid-20th century. From secret to hard-boiled noir to taboo lesbian romance, those rediscovered queens of pulp provide subversive views on a turbulent period. benefit from the sequence: Bedelia; Bunny Lake Is Missing; By Cecile; The G-String Murders; The ladies in 3-B; Laura; The guy Who enjoyed His Wife; Mother reveals a Body; Now, Voyager; Return to Lesbos; Skyscraper; Stranger on Lesbos; Stella Dallas; Women's Barracks.

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Now You See Me (Lacey Flint Novels)

By S. J. Bolton

Late one evening after interviewing a witness, Lacey Flint, a tender detective constable, stumbles onto a girl brutally stabbed simply moments sooner than. inside of twenty-four hours, a reporter gets an nameless letter mentioning alarming similarities among the homicide and Jack the Ripper's first murder―a letter that calls out Lacey by means of identify. If it is actual, they usually have a killer bent on re-creating London's bloody prior, background indicates they've got simply 5 days till the following attempt.

No one believes the connections are whatever greater than a sadistic killer's online game, no longer even Lacey, whom the killer seems taunting in particular. yet because the case unfolds, the main points begin reminding Lacey of part of her personal earlier she'd particularly retain hidden. And the single solution to do this is to trap the killer herself.

Fast paced and riveting, S. J. Bolton's smooth gothic novel Now you notice Me is not anything lower than a masterpiece of suspense fiction.

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Finger Lickin' Fifteen (Stephanie Plum Novels)

By Janet Evanovich

Recipe for disaster: star chef Stanley Chipotle involves Trenton to take part in a barbeque cook-off and loses his head – literally.

Throw in a few spice: Bail bonds place of work employee Lula is witness to the crime, and the single one she'll check with is Trenton cop, Joe Morelli.

Pump up the heat: Chipotle's sponsor is delivering a million-dollar present to somebody who provides info resulting in the catch of the killers.

Stir the pot: Lula recruits bounty hunter Stephanie Plum to aid her locate the killers and gather the moolah.

Add a mystery ingredient: Stephanie's Grandma Mazur. adequate said.

Bring to a boil: Can Stephanie seek out killers, a traitor, 5 skips, maintain her grandmother out of the sauce, clear up Ranger's difficulties and never leap his bones?

Warning: Janet Evanovich's Finger Lickin' Fifteen is habanero scorching. So stable you will need seconds.

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Dead Man's Time (Roy Grace)

By Peter James

A vicious theft at a secluded Brighton mansion leaves its aged occupant death. thousands worthy of valuables were stolen. yet as Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, heading the enquiry, swiftly learns, there's one important merchandise of soft worth that her robust family members cherish specially else. and they're absolutely ready to take the legislation into their very own arms, and may do anything—absolutely anything—to get it again. inside of days, Grace is racing opposed to the clock, following a murderous path that leads him from the shady antiques global of Brighton, throughout Europe, and the entire as far back as the recent York waterfront gang struggles of 1922, chasing a killer pushed via the strength of 1 man's greed and one other man's fury.

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The Dead Sea Deception

By Adam Blake

Hidden within the useless Sea scrolls - the key of ways Christ relatively died

As ex-mercenary Leo Tillman and bold cop Heather Kennedy examine a chain of baffling deaths, the path leads them to the lifeless Sea Scrolls - and the lethal gospel hidden inside them.
But quickly Tillman and Kennedy are operating for his or her lives from a band of sinister assassins who weep tears of blood and think themselves descended from Judas. those 'fallen angels' will cease at not anything to reveal the world-changing mystery of the Scrolls . . . the key of the way Christ fairly died.

Rocketing from a striking airplane crash within the American desolate tract to a brutal homicide at a London collage to a phantom urban in Mexico, The lifeless Sea Deception is the main gripping, revelatory mystery on the grounds that The Da Vinci Code.

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Murder on the Orient Express: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of puzzle 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 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 magnificent passenger trains.

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Hide and Snake Murder (A Shay O'Hanlon Caper)

By Jessie Chandler

Book within the riotous caper sequence starring Shay O'Hanlon and her trouble-prone pals
whilst Shay O'Hanlon's ill-mannered buddy Baz steals a crammed snake from a filthy rich businessman, he wasn't waiting for it to be choked with cash. Nor used to be he watching for his aunt Agnes to take it along with her on holiday to the massive Easy.
With trigger-happy thugs in scorching pursuit, Shay leads her neighbors on a rowdy rescue project from Minneapolis to New Orleans and again. alongside the best way, a bungled housebreaking places the group in a drug cartel's pass hairs, and a gorgeous professor deals the one means out. yet can Shay and the group belief her with their lives?

Hide and Snake homicide won a 2013 IPPY (Independent Publisher's ebook Award) and a 2013 Golden Crown Literary Society Goldie Award
 
"The entourage of loveable and multigenerational characters is simply correct for these searching for a madcap romp."
--LIBRARY JOURNAL
"A rip-roaring sequel. fanatics of comedian cozies are in for a wild, stress-free ride."
--PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

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Holy Orders: A Quirke Novel

By Benjamin Black

NAMED one of many TEN most sensible MYSTERIES OF THE 12 months via THE WALL highway JOURNAL.

The most modern Quirke case opens in Dublin at a second whilst newspapers are censored, social conventions are strictly outlined, and appalling crimes are hushed up. Why? simply because in Nineteen Fifties eire, the Catholic Church controls the lives of approximately all people. but if Quirke's daughter, Phoebe, loses her shut buddy Jimmy Minor to homicide, Quirke can now not play by way of the church's ideas. in addition to Inspector Hackett, his someday accomplice, Quirke learns simply how a ways the church and its supporters will visit safeguard their very own interests.

In Holy Orders, Benjamin Black's inimitable construction, the eternally curious Quirke brings a pathologist's detailed knowing of loss of life to release the main harmful of secrets.

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