Jill McGown's Scene of Crime (Lloyd and Hill Mysteries) PDF

By Jill McGown

ISBN-10: 0345443136

ISBN-13: 9780345443137

ISBN-10: 0345443144

ISBN-13: 9780345443144

ISBN-10: 0345485122

ISBN-13: 9780345485120

ISBN-10: 1842838253

ISBN-13: 9781842838259

Real-life crime has engulfed the household lifetime of the Riverside Theatre avid gamers. For starters, there’s the violent dying of Estelle Bignall, the attractive, neurotic spouse of a well-to-do healthcare professional (and aspiring resident playwright). truthfully, suicide appeared extra Estelle’s line—especially through the Christmas holidays—but a thief kept her the difficulty, stealing all of the provides and leaving her sure, gagged, and suffocated.

Instinct tells Detective leader Inspectors Lloyd and Judy Hill that Estelle’s homicide is much extra advanced. on the crime scene there are too many footprints, too many fingerprints, an excessive amount of conflicting evidence—and too many suspects: an elusive burglar, a sinister next-door neighbor, the victim’s mystery lover, a scared child with clean bruises on his face. yet which ones used to be determined adequate to dedicate murder?

From the Paperback edition.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Cater Street Hangman (Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Series by Anne Perry

By Anne Perry

ISBN-10: 031212385X

ISBN-13: 9780312123857

ISBN-10: 0345513568

ISBN-13: 9780345513564

ISBN-10: 0449208672

ISBN-13: 9780449208670

ISBN-10: 0788739972

ISBN-13: 9780788739972

In the debut of the New York Times–bestselling Victorian crime sequence, Inspector Thomas Pitt seeks an elusive strangler between upper-class British society.

Panic and worry strike the Ellison family whilst certainly one of their very own falls prey to the Cater road assassin. whereas Mrs. Ellison and her 3 daughters are out, their maid turns into the 3rd sufferer of a killer who strangles younger women with cheese twine, leaving their swollen-faced our bodies at the darkish streets of this genteel local. Inspector Pitt, assigned to the case, needs to holiday in the course of the partitions of upper-class society to get on the fact. His in-depth research steadily peels away the right kind veneer of the elite global, exposing secrets and techniques and needs until eventually suspicion turns into extra scary than fact. Outspoken Charlotte Ellison, suffering to stay in the confining obstacles of Victorian manners, has no difficulty expressing herself to the annoying policeman. As their courting shifts from hostile sparring to a romantic connection, the socially mismatched pair needs to remedy the secret ahead of the hangman moves again.

wealthy with genuine interval information and mixing suspenseful secret with a budding romance among Inspector Pitt and Charlotte Ellison, The Cater road Hangman introduced the long-running sequence by means of Edgar Award–winning writer Anne Perry, with fresh titles together with The Angel court docket Affair and Treachery at Lancaster Gate. additionally the writer of the William Monk Novels, Perry has turn into one of many nice names in detective fiction. because the Philadelphia Inquirer says, “Pitt’s compassion and Charlotte’s cleverness cause them to suitable sleuths, in addition to tremendous congenial characters. . . . Perry has the present of constructing [the Victorian period] appear speedy and intensely a lot alive.”

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's Oscar Wilde and the Vatican Murders: A Mystery (Oscar Wilde PDF

ISBN-10: 1439153736

ISBN-13: 9781439153734

ISBN-10: 1439153744

ISBN-13: 9781439153741

Oscar Wilde makes a successful go back to sleuthing within the 5th novel within the severely acclaimed old homicide secret sequence according to actual occasions, that includes Wilde because the detective aided via his good friend Arthur Conan Doyle, and written by means of a most advantageous British biographer.

Oscar Wilde and the Vatican Murders opens in 1892, as an exhausted Arthur Conan Doyle retires to a spa in Germany with a suitcase packed with fan mail. yet his leisure therapy doesn't cross as deliberate. the 1st individual he encounters is Oscar Wilde, and the 2 associates make a sequence of macabre discoveries one of the letters—a finger; a lock of hair; and, eventually, a whole severed hand.

The path leads the intrepid duo to Rome, and to a case that contains miracles in addition to homicide. Pope Pius IX has simply died—these are doubtful occasions within the everlasting urban. To discover the secret and realize why the writer of Sherlock Holmes has been summoned during this method, Wilde and Conan Doyle needs to penetrate the innermost circle of the Catholic Church and reveal the lethal secrets and techniques of the six males closest to the pope.

In Gyles Brandreth’s desirable and richly atmospheric novel, Wilde’s abilities as a detective are placed to the try in his such a lot compelling case yet.

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Read e-book online The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Titanic PDF

By William Seil

ISBN-10: 0857687107

ISBN-13: 9780857687104

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson board the immense on its ill-fated maiden voyage, the place Holmes is to hold out a mystery government mission. 

Soon after departure, hugely very important submarine plans for the united states military are stolen. Holmes and Watson needs to paintings via an inventory of suspects together with Colonel James Moriarty, brother to the late Professor Moriarty - yet will they locate the perpetrator earlier than tragedy strikes? 

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's undying production returns in a brand new sequence of handsomely designed detective stories, encapsulating the main diverse and exciting circumstances of the world's maximum detective. 

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Download e-book for iPad: The Saint Around the World (The Saint Series) by Leslie Charteris

By Leslie Charteris

ISBN-10: 147784290X

ISBN-13: 9781477842904

ISBN-10: 1511325348

ISBN-13: 9781511325349

In those six tales, Simon Templar’s uncanny skill to discover an experience anywhere he is going leads him into a few very unusual affairs. In Bermuda, he has to resolve the case of a lacking husband; in England, he has to forestall a husband whose other halves have a tendency to not final lengthy. He bargains with a homicide in a nudist colony, hunts for oil, fits wits with a girl as ruthless as he's, and is going fishing for a drug-smuggling ring.

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Download PDF by Laurie R. King: The Bones of Paris: A Stuyvesant & Grey Novel (Harris

By Laurie R. King

ISBN-10: 0345531760

ISBN-13: 9780345531766

ISBN-10: 0345531787

ISBN-13: 9780345531780

ISBN-10: 1464046301

ISBN-13: 9781464046308

NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE 12 months via THE SACRAMENTO BEE

New York instances bestselling writer Laurie R. King, cherished for her acclaimed Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes sequence, regularly writes richly targeted and punctiliously suspenseful novels that deliver a far off time and position to exceptional lifestyles. Now, during this exciting new publication, King leads readers into the colourful and sensual Paris of the Jazz Age—and finds the darkest secrets and techniques of its denizens.
 
Paris, France: September 1929. For Harris Stuyvesant, the project is a personal investigator’s dream—he’s getting paid to prowl the cafés and bars of Montparnasse, searching for a stunning younger girl. the yank agent has a fit appreciation for la vie de bohème, regardless of having labored for years on the U.S. Bureau of research. The lacking individual in query is Philippa Crosby, a twenty-two yr previous from Boston who has been dwelling in Paris, modeling and appearing. Her kinfolk turned alarmed whilst she stopped all communications, and Stuyvesant agreed to trace her down. He thoroughly expects to discover her within the palms of a few up-and-coming artist, maybe experimenting with the decadent way of life that's all at once to be had on each rue and boulevard.
 
As Stuyvesant follows Philippa’s path throughout the expatriate group of artists and writers, he reveals that she is understood to a lot of its famous—and infamous—inhabitants, from Shakespeare and Company’s Sylvia seashore to Ernest Hemingway to the Surrealist photographer guy Ray. but if the facts leads Stuyvesant to the Théâtre du Grand-Guignol in Montmartre, his research takes a pointy, anxious flip. on the Grand-Guignol, homicide, madness, and sexual perversion are all staged to surprising, brutal impression: depravity as artwork, savage human nature on stage.
 
quickly it turns into transparent that one lacking woman is a drop within the bucket. the following, amid the glittering lighting of the cabarets, hides a monster whose creative coup de grâce is to be rendered in blood. And Stuyvesant should descend into the darkest depths of perversion to discover a killer . . . sifting via The Bones of Paris.

BONUS: This variation comprises an excerpt from Laurie R. King's Dreaming Spies.

Praise for The Bones of Paris
 
“Haunting . . .  a portrait of town of sunshine that glows with the fires of Hell.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch
 
“A compelling mystery . . . complicated, greater than a bit kinky, and totally fascinating.”Booklist (starred review)
 
“Highly unique . . . Laurie R. King completely captures [the Jazz Age] as she explores town of Light’s avenues and alleys.”—The Denver Post
 
“Engrossing . . . Readers who take pleasure in Laurie R. King’s noteworthy Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes secret sequence are in for a surprise.”BookPage
 
“A chilling secret and a haunting love letter to the Paris of Hemingway’s misplaced Generation.”—Library Journal

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Download e-book for kindle: The Saint Sees it Through (The Saint Series) by Leslie Charteris

By Leslie Charteris

ISBN-10: 0891903895

ISBN-13: 9780891903895

ISBN-10: 1477842853

ISBN-13: 9781477842850

ISBN-10: 1511309296

ISBN-13: 9781511309295

When the Saint is going for a drink in a brand new York nightclub—Cookie’s Cellar—he discovers the really stunning nightclub singer Avalon Dexter; even though, he quickly meets the fewer attractive Cookie herself.

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Carola Dunn's Anthem for Doomed Youth: A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery (Daisy PDF

By Carola Dunn

ISBN-10: 0312387768

ISBN-13: 9780312387761

ISBN-10: 1250002575

ISBN-13: 9781250002570

ISBN-10: 1538485907

ISBN-13: 9781538485903

In the Spring of 1926, the corpses of 3 males are present in shallow graves off the crushed direction in Epping wooded area outdoors of London—each shot in the course of the middle and bearing no identity. DCI Alec Fletcher of Scotland backyard, the lead detective, is instantly given pressing orders by means of his manager on the backyard: resolve the murders fast and hold his spouse, the Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher, clear of the case! fortunately, Daisy's off traveling their daughter in class. but if a instructor is located lifeless, Daisy is once more within the thick of it. As Daisy attempts to resolve one homicide, Alec discovers that the 3 sufferers in his case have been within the comparable military corporation in the course of global conflict I, that their murders are most probably regarding particular occasions that opened up in the course of that tragic clash, and that, until the killer is printed and stopped, these 3 may perhaps simply be the beginning.

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The Book Thing (Bibliomysteries 7) - download pdf or read online

By Laura Lippman

ISBN-10: 1536642479

ISBN-13: 9781536642476

A thief ambitions a neighborhood book shop and it'll take a bibliophile PI to avoid wasting the shop.
Tess Monaghan desires to just like the Children’s book place. It’s vibrant, comfortable, and jam-packed with the categories of books that she is death for her daughter to fall in love with. yet regardless of how badly she desires to help this cute neighborhood enterprise, the owner’s perspective stops her in her tracks. what sort of children’s bookseller hates children?
 
What’s consuming Octavia, the grouchy proprietor, is greater than the pressures of operating a small company. each one Saturday, somebody steals a stack of her priciest, most pretty children’s books, and the cost threatens to strength her fledgling shop into chapter 11. fortunately, Tess is greater than a publication lover—she’s a personal investigator who doesn’t brain operating professional bono to assist out an self reliant book place. Her easy act of kindness will make Octavia smile for the 1st time in months—and discover against the law superior for the secret aisle than the children’s section.

The Bibliomysteries are a chain of brief stories approximately lethal books, via best secret authors.

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