By Emily Brightwell
Arlette Montrose Banfield angered many marriageable girls whilst she snagged the good-looking Lewis Banfield-but have been they offended adequate to poison her? Mrs. Jeffries does not brain getting her fingers soiled to discover the greed in the back of her homicide.
Bobby Clark is simply 16 whilst he drops out of faculty to keep on with his enormous brother, Jim, into the jewellery enterprise. Bobby idolizes Jim and is in awe of Jim's female friend, Lisa, the easiest saleswoman on the citadel worthy Deluxe Diamond trade.
What follows is the tale of a tender man's schooling in of the oldest human passions, love and cash. expert on the paintings of persuasion, Bobby is attracted to Lisa, but additionally to the myriad scams and frauds of the jewellery exchange, the place the facility to appraise additionally ability the facility to bait and turn and cheat like hell. Clancy Martin's gripping debut novel takes us at the back of the counter, the place diamonds and watches usually are not the one helpful commodity.
By Molly MacRae
Kath Rutledge’s grandmother left her an enthralling fiber and upholstery store, a close-knit team of needlework fanatics, and a television-addicted ghost within the attic. She can also have inherited the specified abilities required to untangle a murder.
Always up for attempting whatever new, Kath and her acquaintances from the fiber and needlework team TGIF—Thank Goodness it’s Fiber—are traveling Cloud hole Farm for the day to benefit the superb paintings of dyeing. With spring within the air, the chums head out to greet the sheep. however the sheep are extra attracted to whatever else—two our bodies unfold below a tall tree. And a kind of our bodies is somebody they know.
Kath’s acquaintances nudge her to enquire, and nobody is extra adamant than Geneva, the ghost who likes to play assistant sleuth. but if Kath discovers one other homicide reduce from an analogous textile, she’s extra decided than ever to hold a roving killer out to dry…
By Emily Brightwell
Sir Edmund Leggett is flattered to be stalked by means of a tender lady--who makes herself scarce after he is murdered in chilly blood. The police carry the younger girl accountable. yet Inspector Witherspoon has different rules and consults his housekeeper, Mrs. Jeffries--who regularly will get to the guts of the problem.
By Alexander McCall Smith
THE NO. 1 women’ DETECTIVE company - ebook 3
Fans worldwide adore the best-selling No. 1 girls’ Detective employer sequence and its owner, worthy Ramotswe, Botswana’s foremost woman detective. during this fascinating sequence, Mma Ramotswe—with support from her unswerving affiliate, Grace Makutsi—navigates her instances and her own lifestyles with knowledge, solid humor, and the occasional cup of tea.
In Morality for gorgeous Girls, helpful Ramotswe, founder and proprietor of the one detective supplier for the worries of either women and others, investigates the alleged poisoning of the brother of an incredible “Government Man,” and the ethical personality of the 4 finalists of the leave out attractiveness and Integrity Contest, the winner of in order to possibly be a contestant for the identify of pass over Botswana. but her enterprise is having cash difficulties, and while different problems come up at her fiancé’s Tlokweng highway quickly vehicles, she discovers the trustworthy Mr J.L.B. Matekoni is extra complex then he turns out.
By Susan Wittig Albert
Susan Wittig Albert’s interesting mysteries were praised as “unique” (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) and “fascinating” (Booklist). Now, a useless man’s bones are uncovered—and Texas ex-lawyer and herbalist China Bayles needs to dig right into a pair of murders separated by means of time yet hooked up by means of motive…
When China’s teenage son unearths a few skeletal continues to be in the course of an area cave dig—remains that convey a not-so-accidental death—it’s a anxious improvement. yet China doesn’t enable it distract her from the hole of the hot group theater donated by way of the aged Obermann sisters. regrettably, the haughty, bullying Jane Obermann—and her frail, anxious more youthful sister—made the donation with a situation: that the 1st construction be a play written through Jane approximately their aristocratic kin history.
The ultimate social gathering ends with a bang whilst a ne’er-do-well neighborhood handyman is shot lifeless by means of Jane whereas breaking into the Obermann property. it kind of feels like a simple case of self-defense. yet China senses whatever else occurring backstage. Now, the main to catching a killer may be the mysterious bones within the cave—a clue from the prior that may support China remedy a secret within the present…
By Agatha Christie
The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said 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 complete oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and difficult puzzles to Harper Paperbacks…including The A.B.C. Murders, which units Hercule Poirot at the path of a serial killer.
By Dan Brown
When the NSA's invincible code-breaking laptop encounters a mysterious code it can't holiday, the organisation calls its head cryptographer, Susan Fletcher, a super, attractive mathematician. What she uncovers sends surprise waves during the corridors of strength. The NSA is being held hostage--not by means of weapons or bombs -- yet by means of a code so complicated that if published could cripple U.S. intelligence. stuck in an accelerating tempest of secrecy and lies, Fletcher battles to save lots of the corporation she believes in. Betrayed on both sides, she reveals herself struggling with not just for her state yet for her existence, and in any case, for the lifetime of the guy she loves.
By Giles Blunt
The long-awaited new instalment within the award-winning, bestselling John Cardinal secret series.
A 12 months after the demise of his liked and spouse, Catherine, John Cardinal has moved right into a new, yet very humid, condominium. He has fallen into a simple regimen of labor on chilly case records and platonic motion picture nights with good friend and colleague Lise Delorme. The quiet of a snow-covered Algonquin Bay is shattered while the decapitated our bodies of 2 everyone is present in a summer season domestic on Trout Lake. The sufferers, viewers from Russia, are in Algonquin Bay attending the yearly fur public sale. this can be in no way a regimen homicide research as Cardinal quickly discovers, yet a awful piece of a truly twisted puzzle. Blunt has, once more, given us a page-turning plot, a awesome solid of characters and the relief of John Cardinal on the helm.
From the Hardcover edition.
By G. H. Ephron
Such an occasion, if it were not devastating sufficient, rekindles Peter's thoughts of the homicide of his spouse, which left Peter emotionally shattered and remoted; he is only in the near past started to emerge. yet he cannot retreat this time; he needs to use his services to aid reconstruct this baffling and extremely own killing.
Peter discovers his pal and previous lover, Pearce psychiatrist Channing Temple, lifeless from a gunshot wound on health facility grounds. Her 16-year-old daughter Olivia is status over the physique, maintaining a gun. Did Olivia, who has been abusing Ritalin and different medicinal drugs, kill her mom? Peter thinks now not, yet she is instantly arraigned for homicide, and he has in simple terms weeks to discover the killer earlier than Olivia is distributed to criminal. during this annoying and compelling moment installment in a hugely lauded sequence, the proficient writing staff often called G.H. Ephron tackles the hazards and misconceptions surrounding addiction...and the chaos of murder.