By Raymond Chandler
Her identify is Orfamay Quest and she's come all of the method from long island, Kansas, to discover her lacking brother Orrin. Or least methods that is what she tells PI Philip Marlowe, delivering him a measly twenty dollars for the privilege. yet Marlowe's feeling charitable notwithstanding it isn't lengthy prior to he needs he wasn't so candy. you spot, Orrin's path leads Marlowe to luscious motion picture starlets, uppity gangsters, suspicious law enforcement officials and corpses with ice selections jammed of their necks. while difficulty comes calling, occasionally you must faux to be out.
April, 1914. opposed to his larger judgement, Detective Inspector Silas Quinn is attending the best of the hot movie through infamous Austrian film-maker Konrad Waechter. however the glamorous occasion is interrupted via the piercing screams of a tender girl on the street outdoors. She has been viciously mutilated in a awful assault which eerily echoes a macabre act of violence in Waechter's film.
By Michael Innes
Whilst mad recluse Ranald Guthrie the laird of Erchany, falls from the ramparts of his fortress on a wild wintry weather evening, Appleby discovers the doom that shrouded his lifestyles, and the awful legends of the grim and anonymous hamlets, in a story that emanates sheer terror and suspense.
By Agatha Christie
The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth leave out Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her whole oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and difficult puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. In Nemesis, a letter from a lifeless guy instructs omit Marple how you can behavior an research right into a puzzlingly unspecific crime.
By Ridley Pearson
For the 5 teenagers who modeled as Disney Hologram Imaging hosts, lifestyles is starting to quiet down whilst an exciting video arrives to Philby's laptop at school. It's a choice for motion: the Overtakers, a gaggle of Disney villains, appear to be plotting to aim a rescue of 2 in their leaders, either one of whom the Disney Imagineers have hidden away someplace following a violent stumble upon in Epcot. A staged assault by means of new Overtakers at Downtown Disney, startles the group.
One in their personal, Charlene, is performing unusual of late. Has she bored with her position as a nation Keeper or is there anything extra sinister at play? When stuck sneaking into Epcot as her DHI, performing strictly opposed to the group's ideas, Finn and Philby take action.
Has the "impossible" happened? Have the Overtakers created their very own holograms? Have they discovered the way to "jump" from the digital upkeep community onto the web, and if that is so, what does that suggest for the security of the parks, and the unfold and achieve of the Overtakers? Are they recruiting a military from outdoor the parks?
A darkish cloud within the nation Keeper period is unfolding, and with dissention of their personal ranks, it's uncertain if there's any likelihood of get away.
By Ellen Byerrum
Lacey is busting with pleasure for her first journey to France. She’ll be along with her good friend Magda Rousseau, corset author for D.C.’s wealthiest (and kinkiest) voters. And—best of all—the trip’s on her newspaper’s dime, on the grounds that she’ll supposedly be there to record on high fashion. the true explanation for the journey, although, is the Rousseau relatives mystère: the whereabouts of a misplaced corset covered with jewels supposedly stolen from Russia after the assassination of Czar Nicholas’s kinfolk. yet previous to the massive experience, somebody poisons Magda. might it have whatever to do with the worthy corset? to determine, Lacey needs to keep on with a thread from Normandy to New Orleans....
By Rhys Bowen
Constable Evans joins Sergeant Watkins to keep on with a path of clues that leads them to the South of britain after which to France, and at last to the realization harmful killer is free in Llanfair.
By Marcia Muller
Investigating her friend's homicide, inner most eye Sharon McCone follows a path into San Francisco's glamorous architectural neighborhood looking for a really useful clue--a Tiffany lamp embellished with the grinning face of a Cheshire Cat. Reissue.
By Margaret Frazer
As the nuns of St. Frideswide's priory arrange for the welcome finish of Lent, their peaceable expectancies are overset by means of the unexpected go back of long-vanished Sister Cecely. 9 years in the past she fled from the nunnery with a guy. Now her lover is lifeless and he or she has come again, bringing her illegitimate son with her.
She claims she is penitent, that she wishes in simple terms to redeem her sin and discover a refuge for her baby. by way of the legislations of the Church, neither she nor the kid may be grew to become away, yet their presence starts off to stir doubts and questions within the hearts of a few of the nuns approximately their very own faithfulness to the enclosed lifestyles they dwell. even though, those doubts turn into the hire of the issues Dame Frevisse needs to confront while her worldly issues persist with Sister Cecely and her son into the nunnery, pursuing her out of the existence she claims to have left behind.
Contrite Sister Cecely should be -- even though a lot Frevisse may possibly doubt it -- yet honest she isn't, and because the apostate nun's lies start to overtake her, hazards of multiple sort develop into an undesirable a part of existence within the priory.
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By Donald Bain, Jessica Fletcher
Within the most recent secret within the united states this present day bestselling sequence, there's a conflict brewing in Cabot Cove among eateries. but if one of many warring parties turns into a fatality, Jessica Fletcher should get cooking and discover a killer...
Jessica won't understand every little thing approximately foodstuff, yet she understands what she likes—and she certainly likes the Leg & Claw eating place. Opened final summer season through younger couple Brad and Marcie, the Leg & Claw is their dream come precise, combining Marcie's sunny character with Brad's deft hand within the kitchen. yet now their dream is popping right into a nightmare.
Gerard "Pepe" Lebeouf is a well known manhattan urban chef who has a summer time domestic in Cabot Cove. And now he's determined to open new eating places in Cabot Cove—in an previous warehouse correct subsequent to the Leg & Claw.
As Lebeouf and his workforce renovate the warehouse, the folks of Cabot Cove slowly come to the conclusion that the town's most modern big name might be extra difficulty than he's worthy. His "assistants" are little greater than thugs, and the haughty Lebeouf is nowhere close to as captivating as he seems—leading to a foul disagreement with Brad.
So while Lebeouf is located useless with a knife planted in his chest, Brad clearly turns into suspect #1. yet lots of others had a rationale to kill Pepe, and it's as much as Jessica to discover who rather additional a homicide to the menu.