Category Archives: Mystery

The Trouble with Chickens: A J.J. Tully Mystery (J. J. Tully Mysteries)

By Doreen Cronin, Kevin Cornell

J.J. Tully is a former search-and-rescue puppy who's attempting to get pleasure from his retirement after years of appearing bold missions saving lives. So he’s now not extraordinarily inspired while chicks named airborne dirt and dust and Sugar (who appear like popcorn on legs) and their chook mother appear difficult his support to discover their lacking siblings. pushed by way of the promise of a cheeseburger, J.J. starts off to trace down clues. Is Vince the Funnel hiding anything? Are there darkish forces at work—or is J.J. no longer smelling the facts that’s correct in entrance of him?

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Blood Safari

By Deon Meyer

Blood Safari is a harrowing novel from across the world acclaimed mystery author Deon Meyer, a professional storyteller whose wickedly quickly narratives demonstrate the guts of his spell binding kingdom. In Blood Safari, Emma Le Roux, a gorgeous younger girl in Cape city, sees her brother named at the tv information because the best suspect within the killing of 4 poachers and a witch health professional. however it can’t be attainable: Emma’s brother is meant to be lifeless, having disappeared two decades in the past in Kruger nationwide Park. Emma attempts to determine extra yet is attacked and infrequently escapes. So she hires Lemmer, a private safety professional, and units out into the rustic looking for the truth.

A advanced guy with a dishonorable previous, Lemmer simply desires to do his activity and keep away from getting individually concerned. yet as he and Emma look for solutions from the agricultural police, they come across racial and political tensions, greed, corruption, and violence not like whatever they've got ever known.

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The Witch Is Dead (Ophelia & Abby Mysteries, No. 5)

By Shirley Damsgaard

Life is busier than ever for witch Ophelia Jensen. as well as her day activity on the library, she—with the aid of her grandmother Abby—is getting ready to formally undertake Tink, the younger medium she's taken below her wing. So while Ophelia's aged Aunt Dot, longing for event, desires to examine the homicide of a funeral director within the neighboring city, Ophelia attempts to decline. yet then Tink's puppy pulls a cranium out of the woods—a cranium which can belong to a homicide victim.

Finding mysterious bones within the woods is not the basically unusual factor that is occurred to Tink in recent years. She's been having visions of ghastly ghosts imploring her for support. yet sooner than Ophelia can attach the apparitions with the homicide, Tink is abducted! Ophelia and Abby should conflict a creepy crematorium proprietor and an invasion from a few modern day physique snatchers to discover their protégé . . . otherwise they're going to need to carry a séance simply to communicate to her again.

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The Hunted (National Parks Mystery Series, 5)

By Alane Ferguson

The Landon family members has come to Montana's Glacier nationwide Park to aid determine why grizzly cubs are disappearing. yet for 12-year-old Jack, the genuine secret is his sister Ashley's unusual habit. What used to be she doing within the woods by myself so early within the morning? And why did she mislead their mom and dad? a sequence of heart-pounding occasions deliver Jack and Ashley face-to-face with an enraged mama grizzly, and so they locate themselves operating for his or her lives as they develop into the hunted.

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Broadchurch

By Erin Kelly, Chris Chibnall

Within the sleepy British beach city of Broadchurch, Detective Ellie Miller has simply again from holiday, merely to benefit that she's been omitted for a advertising at paintings in prefer of outsider Alec Hardy. He, escaping the magnificent failure of his final case, is having hassle discovering his approach into this tight-knit neighborhood cautious of recent faces. yet specialist competition apart, either detectives are approximately to obtain a few poor information: 11-year-old Danny Latimer has been stumbled on murdered at the beach.

For Ellie it's a private blow; Danny was once her older son's ally. She can't think someone in Broadchurch could ever have harmed him. yet Alec considers everybody, even Danny's mom and dad, suspect in his dying. It's a residing nightmare for everybody involved...even ahead of the clicking arrive and begin stirring up the secrets and techniques each city member retains hidden at the back of closed doors.

An intimate portrait of a city and the standard grievances that experience slowly simmered for years ahead of boiling over in an unthinkable crime, this extraordinary edition of the hit tv exhibit Broadchurch tells the tale of a shattered kin, a reeling city, and the 2 imperfect detectives attempting to deliver them answers.

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The Warsaw Anagrams

By Richard Zimler

The "riveting, heartbreaking, inspiring, and clever" (San Francisco Chronicle) old mystery through the bestselling writer of The final Kabbalist of Lisbon.

together with his overseas bestseller The final Kabbalist of Lisbon, Richard Zimler first made a reputation as a grasp of historic thrillers. during this chilling secret, winner of the Marques de Ouro Prize, Zimler has woven a gripping story within the culture of The Shadow of the Wind.

it truly is autumn, 1940, and the Nazis have sealed 400,000 Jews into the Warsaw Ghetto. Erik Cohen, an aged psychiatrist, strikes right into a tiny condominium along with his final closing kinfolk. then his liked great-nephew Adam is going lacking and his physique is came across tangled within the barbed cord, unusually mutilated. quickly in a while, one other physique turns up, this time a tender woman. may well there be a Jewish traitor luring childrens to their deaths? With an not going hero and hair-raising suspense, The Warsaw Anagrams is a profoundly relocating and darkly atmospheric mystery.

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Burning Man (A Gideon and Sirius Novel)

By Alan Russell

LAPD cop Michael Gideon and his police puppy companion Sirius grew to become reluctant celebrities after taking pictures a infamous serial killer within the midst of an inferno. for his or her heroism, they have been selected to go up the newly shaped distinct circumstances Unit. Now the duo tackles out-of-the- traditional situations, whatever deemed strange or extraordinary even by way of Hollyweird criteria.

When is located crucified in a urban park, Gideon and Sirius are passed the unusual case. Confronting the ugly tableau and having to paintings the case worsens Detective Gideon’s PTSD, a situation he has attempted to conceal from others. Gideon’s burns could have healed, however the hearth haunts him still...in extra methods than one.

Eerily prescient in view that that negative evening of the fireplace, Gideon has strange insights into the crimes he investigates, a ability he and Sirius needs to learn how to belief up to they do one another in the event that they are to unravel —and survive—this case.

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Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Treasure Hunt (Encyclopedia Brown #17)

By Donald J. Sobol

Suspects who're exact twins...

A leaking tent...

Magical computer virus pills...

A zebra's portrait...

And a sheet of bathroom paper from Spain that is been swiped!

These are only a number of the ten brain-twisting mysteries that Encyclopedia Brown needs to resolve by utilizing his recognized computerlike mind. try out crack the circumstances in addition to him--the resolution to all of the mysteries are present in the again!

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A Custom-Fit Crime: A Magical Dressmaking Mystery

After a 12 months of labor in her Texas homeland, Harlow Jane Cassidy’s desires are eventually inside of reach—if she will be able to simply get all of it performed in time…

Harlow’s designs can be featured in an incredible journal unfold, yet she in basic terms has a number of days to finalize her assortment. Plus she’s busy supporting to devise her mother’s upcoming marriage ceremony, enjoying host to her outdated buddy Orphie, and keeping off a aggressive Dallas fashion designer set on stealing Harlow’s rules. Harlow’s making all of it work—until a person breaks into Buttons & Bows and the rival clothier is located dead.

But while a close to omit makes it transparent that Orphie may be the subsequent sufferer, Harlow should untangle the threads of proof if she desires to retailer her pal, her mother’s marriage ceremony, and her company from turning into model street kill…

 

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Amnesia (Peter Zak Mysteries)

By G. H. Ephron

Sylvia Jackson was once shot within the head and left for useless in a cemetery in Boston, her boyfriend mendacity lifeless a number of yards away. She's in a coma for 6 weeks, and while she wakes up, she cannot take into account anything--until 3 months later, while by surprise she starts to remember information of the crime and the killer. ultimately, Sylvia accuses her ex-husband, remembering what sounds like incontrovertible facts of his guilt. input Dr. Peter Zak.

Peter, the director of Pierce Psychiatric health center, hand over appearing as a professional on reminiscence and crime for the Boston PD a 12 months in the past whilst his spouse was once brutally murdered through a killer he'd testified opposed to in court docket. but if his previous colleagues name and ask him to refer to in this weird and wonderful and likely rock-solid case of amnesia, he is hooked. it truly is Peter's activity to figure out how trustworthy her reminiscence particularly is, and with a bit of luck to exploit these thoughts to discover what quite occurred that evening within the cemetery.

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