Dragon's Claw (Modesty Blaise series)

By Peter O'Donnell

This crime event starts whilst heroine Modesty Blaise unearths Luke Fletcher, one among Britain's maximum artists, misplaced on a raft in the midst of the sea. This discovery leads Modesty to an island known as Dragon's Claw, the place the evil Sam Solon has abducted the world's prime artwork specialists, preserving them prisoner to respect his selection of stolen artwork treasures. in addition to Willie Garvin, her unswerving lieutenant, Modesty starts off to resolve a posh set of homicide mysteries until eventually she is unexpectedly held captive herself. Modesty is determined by her ingenuity and resourcefulness to flee from Solon and his employed killers, respected Uriah Crsip and Beauregard Browne, in addition to clear up the crimes and trap the evil males into an inescapable capture. With Modesty's adventurous personality and an exhilarating plot, this novel is a thrilling addition to this acclaimed sequence of crime fiction. 

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Murder on the Brighton Express (The Railway Detective Series)

By Edward Marston

October 1854. As an autumnal night attracts to a detailed, crowds of passengers rush onto the quickly to leave London to Brighton exhibit. a guy watches from shadows within reach, grimly happy whilst the teach pulls out the station . . . Chaos, fatalities and unimaginable destruction are the scene quickly after while the teach derails at the final leg of its trip. What ended in such devastation, and will it easily be a case of driving force mistakes? Detective Inspector Colbeck, dubbed the ‘railway detective’ thinks no longer. yet digging deep to find the objective of the coincidence takes time, anything Colbeck doesn’t have because the killer prepares to strike back . . .

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End of the Line (Inspector McLevy)

By David Ashton

'David Ashton's writing is great, his characters completely convincing, and his narrative grabs you - i used to be going to assert, by way of the throat - and doesn't allow you to go' - The Sherlock Holmes Society of London

'McLevy is a type of Victorian Morse with a center, prowling the suggest wynds and tenements of the never-ending interesting urban. David Ashton impeccably conjures up Edinburgh so vividly so you might believe the chilly on your bones and the threat of the outdated Town's steep cobbles and darkish corners' - monetary Times

'Dripping with melodrama and derring-do' - The Herald

'Ashton's McLevy ... is a guy passionate about dispensing justice, and with demons of his own' - The Scotsman

particular eBook-only edition.

whilst the physique of a good-looking, fleshy guy is located at the Newcastle to Edinburgh teach with the furious mark of a garotte around his throat like a deadly necklace, certainly the 1st port of name is Leith Police Station and Inspector James McLevy. The corpse is chanced on to be one 'Count Borromeo', a ruthless seducer and amoral bigamist; it quickly emerges that Jean Brash's coachman, the ginger-haired colossal Angus Dalrymple, used to be additionally aboard the educate and is the #1 suspect, a proven fact that units Jean and the inspector once again at daggers drawn. whilst McLevy and Constable Mulholland ultimately resolve this situation, the assassin is faced in a dangerous come across at the girders and excessive gantries above Waverley Station.

this is often an edition of an episode of the BBC sequence dependent round the Victorian detective James McLevy, constructed for Radio four through David Ashton.

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Choke

By Stuart Woods

A standalone novel from Stuart Woods, the #1 New York Times bestselling writer of the Stone Barrington and Holly Barker series...

Murder isn't a spectator sport.

Chuck Chandler has choked on multiple occasion—first as a professional tennis participant at Wimbledon, then as a womanizing trainer at posh tennis golf equipment round the kingdom. Now at Key West's previous Racquet membership, Chuck will get concerned with the incorrect married woman—the engaging Clare Carras, married to an enigmatic older man—and quickly he's in excess of his head.

Enter Tommy Sculley, a retired long island murder detective who has simply joined the major West strength, and his younger eco-friendly associate, Daryl Haynes, who seems to be smarter than he seems to be. as much as their necks in an research of a weird and wonderful obvious murder, the 2 detectives slightly preserve afloat in murky waters. occasions take them from the Florida Keys to l. a. and again, as a plot emerges that includes not just the harmful Clare, yet a livid West Coast mob boss made up our minds to come back what's his at any cost.

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Murder, She Wrote: Close-Up On Murder

By Donald Bain

THE final SHOT

Cabot Cove is being invaded—by Hollywood. one in all Jessica’s older novels is being tailored right into a big-budget motion picture. The manufacturer has made up our minds to shoot on situation, because the publication was once loosely in response to a homicide that stunned Cabot Cove numerous years earlier.

Unfortunately, each person at the set turns out to have a hidden schedule. A beginner director wishes his shot on the vast time. The lead actress has many unreasonable calls for. Her astrologer sees hassle within the stars. And a stranger at the motion picture lot is stalking Jessica.

When a physique is located at the set, a strip of celluloid movie wrapped round its neck, there’s a solid and staff of attainable suspects. With tensions among locals and the Hollywood horde mounting, Jessica needs to locate the killer earlier than a person else is left at the slicing room ground.

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New River Blues (Sarah Burke Mysteries)

By Elizabeth Gunn

A Sarah Burke secret - Tucson Police detective Sarah Burke is named in to enquire a awful double homicide in a high-dollar neighbourhood, and the tragic future of a wealthy and afflicted kinfolk unfolds . . . in the meantime, Sarahs loved ones bulges on the seams, as her niece, her mom and her boyfriend all look for lodging in her small areas and crowded time table, and her sister, as traditional, does not anything to make issues more uncomplicated . . .

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Letters to My Daughter's Killer (UK Edition)

By Cath Staincliffe

Grandmother Ruth Sutton writes to the guy she hates greater than an individual else on the earth: the fellow who she believes killed her daughter Lizzie in a brutal assault 4 years previous. Ruth's burden of grief and hatred, has basically grown heavier with the passing of time, her avid wish for vengeance ever more advantageous. In writing to him Ruth hopes to exorcise the corrosive feelings which are destroying her lifestyles, to discover the reality and with it unencumber and a fashion ahead. even if she will ever actually forgive him is one other topic - however the letters are her final, most sensible hope.

Letters To My Daughter's Killer exposes the aftermath of violent crime for a typical kin and explores basic questions of crime and punishment. How can we care for the very human wish for revenge? If we get justice does reconciliation stick to? do we rather forgive those that do us the gravest incorrect? may well you?

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Lost Boy, Lost Girl: A Novel

By Peter Straub

A girl commits suicide for no obvious cause. every week later, her son– fifteen-year-old Mark Underhill–vanishes. His uncle, novelist Timothy Underhill, searches his homeland of Millhaven for clues that may support get to the bottom of this terrible twin secret. He quickly learns pedophilic assassin is at the free within the region, and that presently sooner than his mother’s suicide, Mark had turn into enthusiastic about an deserted condo the place he imagined the killer may have taken shelter. No mere empty construction, the home whispers from attic to basement with the echoes of a long-hidden true-life horror tale, and Tim Underhill involves worry that during investigating its unspeakable historical past, Mark stumbled throughout its final and maximum mystery: a ghostly misplaced woman who could have coaxed the needy, suggestible boy into her mysterious area.

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Crashed (A Junior Bender Mystery)

By Timothy Hallinan

Quick-talking burglar Junior Bender will get blackmailed into beginning a brand new profession as a personal investigator for crooks during this hilariousl Hollywood mystery
 
Junior Bender, a burglar with a magic contact, is being blackmailed into taking up a brand new freelance activity. one in every of LA’s largest crime bosses is generating a porn motion picture that somebody retains sabotaging; Junior’s task is to determine who’s dependable and hold the motion picture on track.

The difficulty is, he’s unsure he can plow through with the task, blackmail or no blackmail. The actress coated as much as famous person within the movie, Thistle Downing, is an ex-child superstar who now lives on my own in a drug-induced stupor, destitute and uninsurable. This motion picture will be scandalous fodder for tabloids round the nation. Junior is familiar with what he may still do—get Thistle out and locate her a few help—but doing the perfect factor will land him at the improper part of a few frightening people.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of Pablos Nose

By Donald J. Sobol

Encyclopedia Brown, the key weapon in Idaville's battle on crime, is back--with 10 all-new mysteries to unravel. insects Meany and his tough Tigers are again, too. And Wilford Wiggins, lazy as a bedpost, remains to be dreaming up how you can half little children from their allowances. yet with assistance from Sally Kimball, the prettiest (and the hardest) lady within the 5th grade, Encyclopedia can remedy any case. From Pablo's lacking nostril to racing reptiles that turn into snake snacks, the solutions to all of the instances are at the back of the book--but are you able to clear up them by yourself first?

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