Download E-books A Duty to the Dead (Bess Crawford Mysteries) PDF

By Charles Todd

“Another winner....Todd back excels at vibrant surroundings and the consequences of struggle during this particular time and position. Grade: A.”
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“Readers who can’t get sufficient of Maisie Dobbs, the intrepid international conflict I battlefield nurse in Jacqueline Winspear’s novels…are absolute to be stuck up within the adventures of Bess Crawford.”
New York occasions publication Review

 

Charles Todd, writer of the resoundingly acclaimed Ian Rutledge crime novels (“One of the easiest old sequence being written at the present time” —Washington submit publication World) debuts a great new protagonist, global struggle I nurse Bess Crawford, in A responsibility to the useless. A gripping story of perilous duties and darkish relatives secrets and techniques within the shadows of a nightmarish time of worldwide clash, A responsibility to the useless is wealthy in suspense, shock, and the impeccable interval surroundings that has develop into a Charles Todd trademark.

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Download E-books One of Our Thursdays Is Missing (Thursday Next, Book 6) PDF

By Jasper Fforde

Jasper Fforde's exuberant go back to the fantastical BookWorld opens in the course of a time of serious unrest. All-out style battle is rumbling, and the BookWorld desperately wishes a heroine like Thursday subsequent. yet with the true Thursday it sounds as if retired to the Realworld, the Council of Genres turns to the written Thursday.

The Council desires her to faux to be the true Thursday and commute as a peacekeeping emissary to the warring factions. a visit up the robust Metaphoric River beckons-a journey that would show a fiendish plot that threatens the very textile of the BookWorld itself.

Once back big apple occasions bestselling writer Jasper Fforde has a box day gleefully mixing satire, romance, and mystery with literary allusions galore in a phenomenal experience throughout the panorama of a frisky and fertile mind's eye. enthusiasts will have fun that their favourite personality within the Fforde universe is again.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Disgusting Sneakers PDF

By Donald J. Sobol

A stolen teacup...

An additional set of footprints...

Four very unusual words...

A pirate's treasure...

And a race to discover a cheater in Idaville's annual disgusting sneaker contest!

These are only the various ten brain-twisting mysteries that Encyclopedia Brown needs to resolve by utilizing his well-known computerlike mind. try and crack the instances in addition to him--the solutions to all of the mysteries are present in the again!

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Download E-books The Egyptologist: A Novel PDF

By Arthur Phillips

From the bestselling writer of Prague comes a witty, creative, brilliantly built novel approximately an Egyptologist captivated with discovering the tomb of an apocryphal king. This darkly comedian labyrinth of a narrative opens at the desolate tract plains of Egypt in 1922, then winds its manner from the slums of Australia to the ballrooms of Boston when it comes to Oxford, the battlefields of the 1st global struggle, and a royal court docket in turmoil.
Just as Howard Carter unveils the tomb of Tutankhamun, making the main mind-blowing locate within the background of archaeology, Oxford-educated Egyptologist Ralph Trilipush is digging himself into hassle, having staked his expert popularity and his fiancée’s fortune on a scrap of hieroglyphic pornography. in the meantime, a constant Australian detective units off at the case of his profession, spanning the globe looking for a assassin. And one other assassin. and probably one other assassin. The confluence of those likely separate tales leads to an explosive finishing, without delay inevitable and completely unpredictable.

Arthur Phillips leads this excursion to its unforgettable climax with all of the wit and narrative bravado that made Prague some of the most severely acclaimed novels of 2002. Exploring problems with category, greed, ambition, and the very human starvation for everlasting existence, this excellent moment novel supplies us a glimpse of Phillips’s diversity and maturity–and is certain to earn him extra acclaim as the most interesting authors of his generation.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download E-books Kill My Darling: A Bill Slider Mystery PDF

Melanie Hunter had a good occupation as a palaeontologist. She was once well mannered, pleasant and good loved. So while she is going lacking, it's thoroughly out of character.

The males in her existence come lower than suspicion: her boyfriend, her step-father, her neighbour with the shady previous. and there's lots to suspect: lies, half-truths, deceptions ... it appears in the event you pull one thread, the complete textile of kinfolk existence can come apart.

Melanie had attempted to be stable, to make whatever of herself, and had succeeded pretty well. yet whatever used to be incorrect someplace. Melanie had a mystery, a discomfort she attempted to conceal from the area. used to be it the key that killed her? She was once ever the sympathetic listener - yet who used to be hearing her?

As invoice Slider is drawn into her shadowy global, he needs to find the solution to 2 questions: who enjoyed Melanie? And who enjoyed her too much?

“If you're unfortunate sufficient to be murdered, pray that DI Slider is passed your case."

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“Readers will locate themselves gripped from first web page to last.”

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“Only a die-hard misanthrope might disdain an opportunity to spend time with Slider.”

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Download E-books The Fleet Street Murders (Charles Lenox Mysteries) PDF

By Charles Finch

Called "absorbing" (Publishers Weekly) and "beguiling" (The long island occasions e-book Review), The Fleet road Murders finds gentleman detective Charles Lenox investigating the mysterious, simultaneous deaths of 2 veteran newspapermen, whereas engaged in a heated race for Parliament.

It's Christmas, 1866, and novice sleuth Charles Lenox, lately engaged to his ally, girl Jane gray, is fortunately celebrating the vacation in his Mayfair townhouse. throughout London, in spite of the fact that, reporters have simply met with violent deaths―one shot, one throttled. Lenox quickly contains himself within the unusual case, yet needs to depart it in the back of to move north to Stirrington, the place he's operating for Parliament. as soon as there, he will get an extra surprise while woman Jane sends him a letter whose contents might threaten their nuptials.

In London, the police recognize not likely and unrelated homicide suspects. From the beginning, Lenox has his doubts; the crimes, he's certain, are tied. yet how? Racing backward and forward among London and Stirrington, Lenox needs to negotiate the complexities of crime and politics, let alone his imperiled engagement. yet because the case mounts, Lenox learns that the individual in the back of the murders might be towards him―and his beloved―than he knows.

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Download E-books Service of All the Dead PDF

By Colin Dexter

"[MORSE IS] the main PRICKLY, immodest, AND certainly exceptional DETECTIVE when you consider that HERCULE POIROT."
--The manhattan occasions booklet Review
This time Inspector Morse brings the imposition on himself. He might have been traveling in Greece rather than investigating a homicide that the police have lengthy due to the fact that written off. yet he unearths the crime--the brutal killing of a suburban churchwarden--fascinating. in reality, he uncovers now not one homicide yet , for the deadly fall of St. Frideswides vicar from the church tower Morse reckons to be homicide besides. And as he digs into the lives and unsanctified lusts of the overdue vicar's erring flock, the checklist of the useless grows longer. no longer even the oddly beautiful girl he unearths scrubbing the church ground can compensate Morse for the difficulty he is allow himself in for. So he has one other pint, follows his hunches, and units out to untangle the lethal company of murder. . . .
"A BRILLIANTLY PLOTTED DETECTIVE STORY."
--Evening common (London)
"WILY. . . ELEGANT."
--Observer (London)

From the Paperback edition.

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Download E-books Golden Mile to Murder (A Chief Inspector Woodend Mystery) PDF

By Sally Spencer

The research into the brutal homicide of a Blackpool policeman in the course of vacation season used to be by no means going to be effortless, however the case isn't Woodend's in simple terms challenge. His new boss, DS Ainsworth, is simply awaiting a chance to stay a knife in his again; and his useful assistant, Bob Rutter, has been changed through a brand new sergeant extra motive on advancing her personal profession than assisting him. Then, apparently, the Blackpool police appear to imagine it'd be higher if the killer have been by no means chanced on . . .

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Download E-books A Stitch in Crime (A Crochet Mystery) PDF

By Betty Hechtman

Molly and her Tarzana Hookers needs to untangle a twisted yarn...

Molly's been passed the reins for this year's artistic retreat-an exhilarating weekend out at the Monterey Peninsula, whole with crochet periods. regrettably for one instructor, even though, the breathtaking surroundings is the place she'll take her final breath. Now Molly must discover a new teacher, and, if she will be able to squeeze it in, remedy this murder-with assistance from her associates from the Tarzana Hookers.

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