The Winter Queen: A Novel (An Erast Fandorin Mystery)

By Boris Akunin, Andrew Bromfield

Moscow, could 1876. What could reason a skilled scholar from a filthy rich relatives to shoot himself in entrance of a promenading public? Decadence and tedium, it's presumed. yet younger sleuth Erast Fandorin isn't pleased with the belief that this dying is an open-and-shut case, nor with the initial detective paintings the precinct has done–and for sturdy cause: the weird and tragic suicide is quickly hooked up to a transparent case of homicide, witnessed firsthand through Fandorin himself. counting on his willing instinct, the keen detective plunges into an research that leads him throughout Europe, touchdown him on the heart of an unlimited conspiracy with the deadliest of implications.

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The Alpine Yeoman: An Emma Lord Mystery

By Mary Daheim

Mary Daheim’s bestselling novels, set in Alpine, a picturesque village tucked away within the Cascade Mountains, have charmed a new release of puzzle enthusiasts with suspenseful stories of the peril that bubbles up from under the serene floor of small-town life.
An in poor health wind blows via Alpine, yet Advocate writer Emma Lord and Sheriff Milo evade appear resistant to the existing angst. The newlyweds’ family idyll is most likely over while a useless guy is stumbled on close to the fish hatchery and no-one has a clue as to his id. Vida Runkel could have perception, yet Emma’s redoubtable condo & domestic editor is mad on the international and asserting little. furthermore, whispers of scandal shuttle in the course of the old fashioned streets while a few highschool ladies mysteriously take a stroll at the wild part. after which Milo’s devoted deputy, Sam Heppner, a real yeoman, abruptly is going AWOL.
What’s taking place in Alpine? If Milo understands, he’s now not telling Emma. And Emma’s back headed for hassle while she begins snooping. the placement grows much more fraught while a stunning hyperlink is published among the secret corpse and one in all Alpine’s personal, unearthing a long-buried darkish mystery. Tongues are wagging on entrance Street—and the gossip includes an air of risk. in the meantime, Mary Daheim has written her top e-book yet.

Praise for The Alpine Yeoman
“Daheim injects adequate wit and colour to make her story extra wonderful than the normal small-town mystery.”Kirkus Reviews
“A center of favourite characters provides appeal to all Daheim’s ‘alphabet’ tales. Readers will locate this new one equally enjoyable.”—Fredericksburg loose Lance–Star
“A witty and lovely tale that may maintain readers glued to the pages . . . This writer could be given a pat at the again contemplating this can be the twenty-fifth novel within the Emma Lord sequence . . . and every one simply retains recovering and better!”Suspense Magazine

“This is the twenty-fifth Alpine secret and Mary Daheim keeps to thrill readers with new twists and an excellent and ever-evolving forged of eccentric characters. hugely recommended.”—I Love a Mystery

Praise for Mary Daheim and her Emma Lord mysteries
“Always entertaining.”The Seattle Times
“Mary Daheim writes with wit, knowledge, and a major center. i admire her books.”—Carolyn Hart
“Daheim writes . . . with dry wit, a butter-smooth sort, and visible depraved enjoyment.”The Oregonian
“The characters are nice, and the plots consistently attention-getting.”—King positive factors Syndicate
“Even the main pro secret fanatics are stuck off-guard through [Daheim’s] smart plot twists.”BookLoons
“Witty one-liners and fun characterizations.”Publishers Weekly

From the Hardcover edition.

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Hangman: A Decker/Lazarus Novel (Decker/Lazarus Novels)

By Faye Kellerman

“No one operating within the crime style is better.”
Baltimore Sun


L.A.P.D. murder Detective Peter Decker and his spouse Rina Lazarus are again on a case in Hangman—an electrifying new novel of suspense from Faye Kellerman, New York Times bestselling writer of Blindman’s Bluff, The Mercedes Coffin, The Burnt House, and plenty of different masterful thrillers. a beautiful story of crime and detection that includes the brutal loss of life of a “party woman” future health care employee, a mysterious disappearance, and the chilling go back of an all-too-familiar sociopath, Hangman is Kellerman’s twenty first bestseller to add Decker and Lazarus, “Hands down, the main clean secret couple around.” (People)


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Love Me to Death: A Novel of Suspense (Lucy Kincaid)

By Allison Brennan

Six years in the past, Lucy Kincaid used to be attacked and approximately killed via a web predator. She survived. Her attacker didn't. Now Lucy’s objective is to hitch the FBI and struggle cyber-crime, yet meanwhile, she’s volunteering with a victim’s rights team, browsing the net undercover to entice intercourse offenders into the fingers of the legislation. but if the predators she hunts begin turning up as homicide sufferers, the FBI takes an entire new curiosity in Lucy.

With her destiny and probably even her freedom unexpectedly in jeopardy, Lucy discovers she’s a pawn in someone’s twisted plot to mete out vigilante justice. She joins forces with defense professional and daredevil Sean Rogan, and jointly they music their elusive quarry from nameless on-line chat rooms onto the suggest streets of Washington, D.C. yet another person is shadowing them: A cruel stalker has his savage eye on Lucy. the one approach for her to flee his brutality can be one other struggle to the loss of life.

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The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter (Glasgow Trilogy 1)

By Malcolm Mackay

It is easy TO KILL a guy. it really is not easy TO KILL a guy WELL.

A twenty-nine-year-old guy lives on my own in his Glasgow flat. the phone jewelry; an off-the-cuff dialog, yet in the back of this a task supply.

The clues are there in the event you be aware of to appear for them. he's a professional. A loner. Freelance. one other task is one other task, yet what if this association desires more?

A assembly at a membership. a proposal. A goal: Lewis wintry weather, an important sacrifice that may be purely step one in an all-out struggle among crime syndicates the likes of which hasn't been noticeable for decades.

It's effortless to kill a guy. it is not easy to kill a guy good. those who do it good be aware of this. those that do it badly discover the tough manner. The tough means has effects.

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The Glass Rainbow: A Dave Robicheaux Novel

By James Lee Burke

The author of “one of America’s top secret sequence” (Library magazine, starred review), New York Times bestselling writer James Lee Burke gains Louisiana detective Dave Robicheaux in a “superlative” (Publishers Weekly, starred overview) bayou thriller.

The brutal murders of 7 younger ladies in a neighboring parish pull Robicheaux from his New Iberia domestic right into a case with the entire telltale symptoms of a serial killer. other than that one of many sufferers, a highschool honors pupil, doesn’t healthy. Investigating together with his buddy Clete Purcel, Robicheaux confronts Herman Stanga, a infamous pimp and crack dealer—but surprising violence sends the already blood-soaked case spiraling uncontrolled. And along with his daughter, Alafair, in love with a guy who has risky ties to a as soon as renowned Louisiana family members, each darkish worry Robicheaux harbors for himself and his daughter are at the precipice of changing into fact.

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The Bone Box (A Waterman & Stark Thriller)

By Gregg Olsen

"Olsen will scare you--and you will love it." --Lee Child

"Olsen writes rapid-fire page-turners." --Seattle instances

"Olsen deftly juggles a number of plot lines." --Publishers Weekly

They name it the Bone field. a suite of previous circumstances, solved and unsolved, that proceed to hang-out forensic pathologist Birdy Waterman. None is extra demanding than the 1st. After 20 years, Birdy nonetheless recalls the screaming. The blood at the boy's palms. The physique of a woman, butchered within the woods. Birdy's testimony helped placed her cousin at the back of bars. Now, two decades later, she desires to reopen the field. Reexamine the facts. And re-light her fears killer walked free--and is nearer than ever.

22,000 phrases

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The Devil's Promise (The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes)

By David Stuart Davies

THE satan RISES. the invention of a corpse on a abandoned seashore is simply the 1st in a chain of mysterious and terrifying occasions that threaten SHERLOCK HOLMES. pushed to enquire the demise, houses and Watson allure undesirable awareness from the unusual population of the within sight village, and are viciously attacked. Watson wakes to find that months have handed and his pal isn't the guy he recalls. What has transpired in the course of these misplaced days? And is it hooked up to the infamous satan worshipper whose descendants stay within reach?

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The Night of the Gun: A reporter investigates the darkest story of his life. His own.

By David Carr

From David Carr (1956–2015), the “undeniably fabulous and dogged journalist” (Entertainment Weekly) and writer of the moment New York Times bestseller that the Chicago Sun-Times referred to as “a compelling story of drug abuse, melancholy, and, eventually, hope.”

Do we keep in mind in basic terms the tales we will reside with? those that make us glance stable within the rearview reflect? In The evening of the Gun, David Carr redefines memoir with the revelatory tale of his years as an addict and chronicles his trip from crack-house usual to general columnist for the hot York Times. outfitted on sixty videotaped interviews, criminal and clinical documents, and 3 years of reporting, The evening of the Gun is a ferocious story that makes use of the instruments of journalism to fact-check the earlier. Carr’s research of his personal historical past finds that his odyssey via habit, restoration, melanoma, and existence as a unmarried mum or dad was once way more harrowing—and, after all, extra miraculous—than he allowed himself to remember.

Fierce, gritty, and noteworthy, The evening of the Gun is “an odyssey you’ll locate demanding to omit” (People).

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The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium Series)

By Stieg Larsson

The lady within the Spider’s Web, the hot publication within the Millennium sequence, is accessible now!

Part blistering espionage mystery, half riveting police procedural, and half piercing exposé on social injustice, The lady Who performed with Fire is a masterful, without end gratifying novel.
Mikael Blomkvist, crusading writer of the journal Millennium, has determined to run a narrative that would reveal an intensive intercourse trafficking operation. at the eve of its booklet, the 2 newshounds liable for the object are murdered, and the fingerprints came upon at the homicide weapon belong to his pal, the genius hacker Lisbeth Salander. Blomkvist, confident of Salander’s innocence, plunges into an research. in the meantime, Salander herself is drawn right into a murderous online game of cat and mouse, which forces her to stand her darkish past.

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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