Category: Mystery

The Girl Who Married an Eagle: A Mystery (Belgian Congo Mystery)

By Tamar Myers

Based on real occasions in Tamar Myers's lifestyles, The woman Who Married an Eagle is a gorgeous addition to her Belgian Congo secret series

When Julia Elaine Newton, a tender, lovely Ohio woman, volunteered to head on a undertaking to the Belgian Congo, she knew it used to be going to be a major swap. yet she by no means anticipated to finally end up educating at an all-girls boarding university that consisted commonly of runaway baby brides!

Much to her chagrin, Buakane was once born attractive. If merely she'd been gruesome, leader Eagle should not have spotted her. Escaping from an prepared marriage, the scrappy younger woman reveals her solution to Julia Newton and the varsity. yet this time her jilted husband aren't denied. Now it is as much as Julia and Buakane to attempt to save lots of the varsity as Congolese independence looms and leader Eagle is decided on revenge. With the aid of Cripple, Cripple's husband, or even Amanda Brown, those plucky girls needs to learn how to keep themselves.

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The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown (Baby Ganesh Agency Investigation)

By Vaseem Khan

For centuries, the Koh-i-Noor diamond has set guy opposed to guy and king opposed to king.
Now a part of the British Crown Jewels, the precious gem is a prize that many have killed to possess.
So while the Crown Jewels cross on exhibit in Mumbai, safety is everyone's significant hindrance. And but, at the very day Inspector Chopra visits the exhibition, the diamond is stolen from lower than his nose.
The heist used to be bold and likely very unlikely. the quest is on for the culprits. however it quickly turns into transparent that just one guy -- and his elephant -- can potentially crack this case...

Featuring the main captivating crime-solving duo ever to grace the pages of a ebook, the newborn Ganesh Detective enterprise sequence is a must-read for enthusiasts of Alexander McCall Smith.

For extra from Vaseem Khan, money out:
Baby Ganesh organisation Investigation
The unforeseen Inheritance of Inspector Chopra

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Too Big to Miss (The Odelia Grey Mysteries)

By Sue Ann Jaffarian

Too significant to miss--that's Odelia gray. A never-married, middle-aged, plus-sized lady who makes no excuses for her weight, she's no longer great lady only a mere mortal status at the precipice of menopause, attempting to cruise in an ill-fitting bra. She struggles together with her relationships, her loopy relatives, and her crazier boss. after which there''s her knack for being in shut proximity to lifeless humans . . . .

When her shut buddy Sophie London commits suicide in entrance of a web web-cam via placing a gun in her mouth and pulling the set off, Odelia's lifestyles is modified perpetually. Sophie, a plus-sized activist and notion to imperfect girls, is the final individual an individual may ever have anticipated to finish her personal existence. Suspecting foul play, Odelia is set to resolve her friend's loss of life. Odelia's look for the reality takes her from southern California strip department shops to the realm of dwell web-cam porn to the ritzy enclave of Corona del Mar.


"I'd prefer to spend extra time with Sue Ann Jaffarian's Odelia, a plus-size fat-liberationist with a good-looking wheelchair-bound lover. Odelia...does no longer hesitate to provide justice a small, well-plotted ahead shove at each opportunity."―The manhattan Times

"[Odelia] is an interesting personality, a real counter opposed to stereotype, who demonstrates that lifestyles could be solid, even in a global the place skinny is often in."―Booklist

"Balancing her specialist talents as a paralegal along with her self-doubt as a sleuth, Odelia is likely one of the such a lot plausible beginner detectives in contemporary fiction. superbly plotted and punctiliously crafted, it is a really good begin to an exhilarating new sequence. Strongly recommended."―Library Journal

"With a solid of numerous characters, an fascinating plot, and a reputable heroine, this can be an stress-free read." ―Mystery Scene

"Plus-size examining pleasure--try this one on!"―Lee baby, New York Times bestselling author

"Sue Ann Jaffarian does a masterful task in growing the nature of a plus-size lady, with assorted colours of angst, humor, verve, and sensualness. when you get to understand Odelia gray, you will love her. i do know I do."Naomi Hirahara, Edgar-winning writer of Snakeskin Shamisen
"Too substantial To Miss is just too reliable to overlook, a fun-packed romp that introduces the pleasant Odelia gray and leaves you apprehensive for extra of her. Odelia's certainly worthy her weight in studying enjoyment."―Robert S. Levinson, writer of Ask a useless Man, Hot Paint,and The Elvis and Marilyn Affair
"A plus-sized thumbs up. Jaffarian's a brand new sharpshooter in crime fiction, so set your points of interest in this Odelia gray secret for a tightly coiled intrigue that goals a pretty shocker."―Brian M. Wiprud, award-winning writer of Pipsqueak and Stuffed
"On one point, Too titanic To Miss is a vintage, fast moving secret; on one other, it is a passport right into a global we both inhabit or reside next-door to, yet not often see in renowned fiction. Sue Ann Jaffarian breaks principles and breaks floor, with humor, perception and compassion."―Harley Jane Kozak, Agatha, Anthony and Macavity Award profitable writer of Dating lifeless Men and Dating is Murder

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Between the Thames and the Tiber: The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

By Ted Riccardi

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson traverse the British Isles and the Italian peninsula in a rousing new sequence of adventures.

After an exhilarating jaunt within the a ways east, Holmes and Watson go back to England to handle an inheritance left through one in every of Watson’s kinfolk in Cornwall, half which he gave to his pricey buddy, Sherlock Holmes. Financially safe, the 2 are actually loose to spend as a lot time on Baker highway and the Continent as they please, and the duo locate themselves as cozy in Rome at the banks of the Tiber because the Thames. 

As Holmes rationalizes and ratiocinates his approach via case after case, from “The Case of 2 Bohemes” to “A Singular occasion in Tranquebar,” it’s all in a day’s paintings, until eventually clues floor that his nice nemesis, Professor James Moriarty, may perhaps nonetheless be alive . . .

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The Gay Phoenix (Sir John Appleby, Book 31)

By Michael Innes

Whilst multi-millionaire Charles Povey is killed in a weird and wonderful boating twist of fate, his corrupt, look-alike brother, Arthur, adopts his identification and his monetary empire. however the charade turns into advanced whilst one among Charles's many mistresses sees in the course of the guise and blackmails Arthur. input retired detective, Sir John Appleby.

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The Vanished Man (Lincoln Rhyme, Book 5)

By Jeffery Deaver

Forensics professional Lincoln Rhyme is termed in to paintings the high-profile research of a killer who doubtless disappeared into skinny air simply because the NYPD closed in. because the homicidal illusionist baits him with grisly murders that develop extra diabolical with every one sufferer, Rhyme and his protégée, Amelia Sachs, needs to cross in the back of the smoke and mirrors to avoid a bad act of vengeance which may develop into the best vanishing act of all. . . .

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The Delicate Storm

By Giles Blunt

The writer of Forty phrases for Sorrow-winner of Britain's Silver Dagger Award-returns with a criminal offense mystery hard our such a lot loved trust: that, in fiction, there is not any such factor because the excellent crime.

The small urban of Algonquin Bay in northern Ontario: A freak hot entrance has moved in, making it suppose like April and rousing hungry bears from hibernation. So whilst Ivan Bergeron's puppy brings him the chewed-off arm of a white male, it truly is assumed the sufferer met a common if gruesome finish. other than, because it seems, the landlord of the arm used to be lifeless prior to the bears acquired to him.

A moment sufferer is located: a girl, it sounds as if raped. There needs to be a connection-two our bodies deserted within the woods inside days of one another cannot be a twist of fate. Then police files display a long-unsolved homicide with an analogous MO: a girl present in the woods, possible raped. it's not lengthy sooner than murder detectives Delorme and Cardinal are led again thirty years to a different unsolved homicide, this one associated with Quebec terrorists. common sense indicates the Algonquin Bay murders are attached to this example. proof is much less convincing. And someplace, a murderer-smart and powerful-is strolling loose.

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Fear the Dark

Penguin provides the unabridged, downloadable audiobook variation of Fear the Dark by way of Chris Mooney, learn by way of Patricia Rodriguez and Nick Landrum.

Fear grips a city in Colorado as a assassin ambitions complete households of their personal houses. As police and the FBI fight to include the location, they carry in forensic investigator and serial killer professional Darby McCormick. What she reveals is a brutal and elusive predator who remains one step sooner than their research.

As Darby navigates the blood ties and damaged gives you that divide the locals, she understands the entire whereas the killer is looking at, circling his subsequent goal: her. She mustn't ever merely meet evil and live to tell the tale but in addition be ready to stand this small town's darkish middle.

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Raylan: A Novel

By Elmore Leonard

“Elmore Leonard can write circles round virtually anyone lively within the crime novel today.”
New York instances booklet Review

With greater than 40 novels to his credits and nonetheless going powerful, the mythical Elmore Leonard has good earned the identify, “America’s maximum crime author” (Newsweek). And U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens (Pronto, Riding the Rap, Fire within the Hole) is one in every of Leonard’s most well liked creations, thank you partially to the outstanding luck of the hit television sequence “Justified.” Leonard’s Raylan shines a focus once more at the devoted, if just a little trigger-happy lawman, this time in his ordinary yet no longer really comfortable milieu of Harlan County, Kentucky, the place the drug dealing Crowe brothers are branching out into the human physique components company. Suspenseful, darkly wry and riveting, and crackling with Leonard’s trademark electrical discussion, Raylan is fundamental Grand grasp Leonard as you've got constantly enjoyed him and regularly will.

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Gustav Gloom and the People Taker #1

By Adam-Troy Castro

Now in paperback! Hugo Award nominee Adam-Troy Castro's Gustav Gloom series. Do you comprehend the place your shadow is? 

Fernie What reveals herself misplaced within the Gloom mansion after her cat appears to be like to were chased there via its personal shadow. Fernie discovers a library filled with each publication that was once by no means written, a gallery of statues which are simply undeniable awkward, and reveals herself at dinner observing her personal shadow participate in the ceremonial dinner! alongside the best way Fernie is chased through the folks Taker who's made up our minds to take her to the Shadow state. it is as much as Fernie and Gustav to prevent the folk Taker earlier than he is taking Fernie's family members.

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