The Parsifal Mosaic: A Novel

By Robert Ludlum

Michael Havelock’s international died on a moonlit seashore at the Costa Brava as he watched his accomplice and lover, double agent Jenna Karas, successfully gunned down through his personal organization. There’s not anything left for him yet to give up the sport, get out. Then, in a single frantic second on a crowded railroad platform in Rome, Havelock sees Jenna. Racing worldwide looking for his attractive betrayer, Havelock is now marked for demise by way of either U.S. and Russian assassins, trapped in an important mosaic of treachery created by way of a top-level mole with the realm in his fist: Parsifal.
 
Praise for Robert Ludlum and The Parsifal Mosaic
 
“[Robert] Ludlum’s narrative mind's eye is a strength of nature.”The ny Times
 
“As fast paced and soaking up as any he’s written.”Newsday
 
“The suspense by no means we could up.”The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
 
“A crackling sturdy yarn.”—Los Angeles instances e-book Review

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The Last Dickens: A Novel

By Matthew Pearl

Boston, 1870. whilst information of Charles Dickens’s surprising loss of life reaches his suffering American writer, James Osgood sends his depended on clerk, Daniel Sand, to watch for the arriving of Dickens’s unfinished ultimate manuscript. yet Daniel by no means returns, and whilst his physique is came upon by means of the docks, Osgood needs to embark on a quest to discover the lacking finish to the unconventional and unmask the killer. With Daniel’s sister Rebecca at his part, Osgood races the clock via a deadly net of opium dens, sadistic thugs, and literary lions to resolve a genius’s final secret and shop his own–and Rebecca’s–lives.

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Don't Sweat the Small Stuff: A Novel (The Stuff Series)

By Don Bruns

It truly is reputable: stumbling, bumbling James Lessor and pass Moore are authorized inner most investigators. Now, that is a few frightening stuff.It may perhaps take time to get Moore or much less investigations off the floor, so James takes a task with a touring carnival show.But this express has a doubtful popularity, having had a string of injuries and a minimum of one dying some time past year.When they're employed to enquire what is brought on the carnival chaos, James and bypass set into movement a dizzying, curler coaster chain of events.After a terrifying journey at the Dragon Tail experience, a not-so-fun dust-up in Freddy's enjoyable condominium, and a bunch of threats, James and bypass discover they're going to get something yet cooperation from this cantankerous solid of carnies.But while a carnival employee is murdered, James and bypass must act fast-because they could be subsequent in line.For James and pass, the single factor sweeter than the scent of corndogs and fried dough could be the candy scent of success-but consequently, good fortune capacity getting out alive.This research goes thoroughly off the rails.

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Shinju

By Laura Joh Rowland

When attractive, filthy rich Yukiko and low-born artist Noriyoshi are came across drowned jointly in a shinju, or ritual double suicide, every body believes the wrongdoer used to be forbidden love. all people yet newly appointed yoriki Sano Ichiro.

Despite the authentic verdict and warnings from his superiors, the shogun's so much Honorable Investigator of occasions, events, and folks suspects the deaths were not only a tragedy -- they have been homicide. Risking his family's sturdy identify and his personal lifestyles, Sano will look for a killer throughout each point of society -- decided to discover solutions to a secret nobody wishes solved. nobody yet Sano...

As sophisticated and gorgeous because the tradition it inspires, Shinju vividly re-creates a global of ornate tearooms and guady pleasure-palaces, cloistered mountaintop convents and dealthy prisons.

Part love tale, half myster, Shinju is a travel that would dazzle and entertain all who input its world.

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The Affair Next Door (Amelia Butterworth Series, Book 1)

By Anna Katherine Green

Lengthy ahead of leave out Marple got here at the scene, secret author Anna Katherine eco-friendly brought Amelia Butterworth, the unique spinster detective. The Affair round the corner marks the literary debut of this loved personality and provides up essentially the most richly specific, intellectually enticing detective paintings you'll locate at any place.

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Foxglove Summer: A Rivers of London Novel

By Ben Aaronovitch

Whilst younger women pass lacking in rural Herefordshire, police constable and wizard-in-training Peter provide is distributed out of London to ascertain that not anything supernatural is involved.

It’s only routine—Nightingale, Peter’s better, thinks he’ll be performed in lower than an afternoon. yet Peter’s by no means been one to stroll clear of somebody in hassle, so while not anything openly magical turns up he volunteers his providers to the neighborhood police, who want the entire support they could get. yet as the universe likes a funny story up to the subsequent sadistic megalomaniac, Peter quickly involves observe that darkish secrets and techniques underlie the picturesque fields and villages of the geographical region and there may simply be paintings for Britain’s such a lot junior wizard after all.

Soon Peter’s in a vicious race opposed to time, in an international the place the bounds among truth and fairy have by no means been much less clear....

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The Murder Stone

By Charles Todd

Charles Todd’s significantly acclaimed novels that includes Scotland backyard Inspector Ian Rutledge were hailed via The Washington put up e-book global as “one of the easiest old sequence being written today.” the hot York occasions publication overview calls Todd’s mysteries “meticulously wrought...harrowing mental drama.” Now he stakes out new territory during this spell binding stand-alone novel of 1 woman’s darkish trip via kin obsession, wartime secrets and techniques, and a chilling legacy.…

The homicide Stone

The nice battle continues to be raging within the autumn of 1916, whilst Francesca Hatton’s liked grandfather dies at the family members property in
England’s remoted Exe Valley. Grieving for the guy who raised her, Francesca is shocked to discover an unsigned letter between his results, cursing the Hattons and their descendants. Now a stranger has proven up on her doorstep, accusing her grandfather of being a murderer.

Ex-soldier Richard Leighton blames Francis Hatton for the dying of his mom, who vanished approximately 1 / 4 of a century past. Her physique used to be by no means stumbled on, just a scarf stained together with her blood. And Leighton isn't the just one with a declare on Francesca’s grandfather. at the day of his funeral, unforeseen viewers arrive with the mourners, and Francesca is besieged through fees of Hatton’s vicious dealings. but there's additionally a shy younger lady who praises his mystery generosity.

At the guts of the intrigue is an strange white stone that lies hidden in a secluded backyard the place Francesca as soon as performed along with her 5 male cousins, them all useless now at the battlefields of France. based on the phrases of Hatton’s will, the homicide Stone needs to be dug up and transported to Scotland, the place it really is to be buried eternally. yet prior to Francesca can start the adventure, a sequence of ominous “accidents” take place, culminating within the discovery of a bleeding physique at the homicide Stone itself.

Was Hatton the loving, being concerned protector his granddaughter regularly believed him to be?
Or a vindictive, secretive guy who cultivated harmful enemies? Francesca units out in pursuit of the truth—and into the attractions of somebody decided to specified a revenge lengthy late.

From the Hardcover edition.

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The Three Evangelists

By Fred Vargas

The opera singer Sophia Simeonidis wakes up one morning to find tree has seemed in a single day within the backyard of her Paris apartment. Intrigued and unnerved, she turns to her neighbours: Vandoosler, an ex-cop, and 3 impecunious historians, Mathias, Marc and Lucien - the 3 evangelists. they comply with dig round the tree and notice if anything has been buried there. They locate not anything yet soil. a couple of weeks later, Sophia disappears and her physique is located burned to ashes in a automobile. Who killed the opera singer? Her husband, her ex-lover, her ally, her niece? all of them appear to have a rationale. Vandoosler and the 3 evangelists got down to locate the reality.

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