Category Archives: Mystery

Poirot Investigates: A Hercule Poirot Collection (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of poser 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 inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and confusing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. Poirot Investigates a number of murders so much foul—as good as different dastardly crimes—in this fascinating selection of brief tales from the one-and-only Christie.

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In Dublin's Fair City: A Molly Murphy Mystery (Molly Murphy Mysteries)

By Rhys Bowen

Molly Murphy, a plucky P.I. in 1903 ny, sails again to her local eire on a case looking for the sister of an Irish American impresario. the girl used to be too unwell to go back and forth and used to be left in the back of whilst the family members took a famine send to ny fifty years in the past, and now the fellow desires to settle his fortune on her.

But earlier than Molly's send reaches eire, her maid is located murdered and a well-known Irish actress is going lacking. Molly is surprised to find a cache of rifles within the actress's baggage, or even extra surprised to come back upon her personal brother attempting to gather the luggage in Dublin. She discovers he is now combined up within the freedom flow, during which Molly herself turns into unwillingly embroiled in. And another person seems at the path of the lacking lady, too - an individual who desires to be sure Molly by no means unearths her....

Full of wealthy ancient element and captivating turn-of-the-century personalities, Molly's go back domestic, In Dublin's reasonable City, is the 6th exciting installment in Rhys Bowen's award-winning Molly Murphy series.

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The Night of Morningstar

By Peter O'Donnell

There were few different girl motion heroines like Modesty Blaise—a tricky orphan who turned the chief of the community, against the law syndicate focusing on artwork robbery and business espionage. This tenth publication of her adventures starts with a flashback to the final days of the community, whilst Modesty used to be approximately to retire, and describes the organization’s ultimate, impressive operation ahead of it disbanded. This operation is echoed numerous years later while Modesty, along with her peerless lieutenant Willie Garvin, reveals herself drawn into clash with the mysterious staff often called the Watchmen, who've plans to kill Modesty in London after which wreck San Francisco’s Golden Gate bridge. Modesty and Willie locate themselves prisoners on a drillship off the Ilhas Desertas and needs to use their resourcefulness to escape.

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Swapping Paint (The Stockcar Racing Mystery, Book 1)

By Joyce Lavene, Jim Lavene

Completely happy Wyczhewski lives for 3 issues: NASCAR, chilly beer, and his passionate spouse, Ruby. Tailing the race circuit in an RV, the newlyweds cease in harmony, North Carolina-just down the line from Ruby's hometown-for the Coca-Cola six hundred. however the pleasure of race week stalls whilst a driving force, Ricky Sanders, is located murdered. And to everyone's surprise, the best suspect is one other rookie driving force, Ruby's brother Bobby! A forty-two-year-old ex-cop from Chicago, completely satisfied may fairly get together at the infield than get combined up in a homicide research. yet there's no means he can carry again Ruby-as obdurate as she is beautiful-from attempting to transparent Bobby's identify. excessive on adrenaline and exhaust fumes, pleased kicks his detective instincts into overdrive ahead of Ruby's reliable intentions placed them on a collision direction with the killer.

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Evans to Betsy (Constable Evans Mysteries)

By Rhys Bowen

The fascinating village of Llanfair, the surroundings for Rhys Bowen's liked Constable Evans mysteries, sits amid lush, rolling Welsh meadows populated with old fashioned cottages and is taken into account by means of a lot of its colourful locals to be one of those paradise. regrettably, there usually are not many possibilities for teens in Llanfair, so while a thrilling and glamorous American lady breezes into city speaking of dormant psychic powers and demanding social examine, barmaid Betsy Edwards is quickly to take her up on a proposal of employment on the lately opened Sacred Grove New Age middle round the corner. after all the locals, together with the village constable, Evan Evans, imagine Betsy has long past round the bend, let alone the nutty American who dragged her off to be "tested." Betsy, even though, is dazzled on the danger of exploring her personal 6th feel. And she's just a little shocked while her new powers are placed to a real-life try out; whilst the center's flamboyant director is going lacking, clues to his destiny mysteriously seem in Betsy's desires.

It's a tantalizing secret for lonely Betsy, who can not help performing some investigating on her personal. yet Constable Evans has been concerned with Sacred Grove before-looking for a lacking American university scholar who was once lured there via Druid worship. As Betsy does her personal sleuthing immediate, Evan involves discover that there's not anything trouble-free approximately this example and that Betsy has no proposal in any respect of the poor threat she is in.

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Crawfish Mountain: A Novel

By Ken Wells

Ken Wells’s hugely acclaimed picaresque Catahoula Bayou novels brought “one of the main compelling voices in fiction of the decade” (Los Angeles Times). Now Wells is again, writing approximately his favourite subject–the unique, beleaguered Louisiana wetlands–in a pointy, rollicking story of company corruption and political shenanigans. The struggle over one man’s tract of sacred marsh fronts a deeper tale of our position within the atmosphere and our duties to it.

Justin Pitre’s marsh island, a legacy of his trapper grandfather, is a scenic rival to something within the Everglades, and he has promised to guard it from all damage. yet he hasn’t counted on oil bigwig Tom Huff’s plans to break his bayou paradise by means of ramming a pipeline via it. whilst cajolery doesn’t sway Justin to signal the land over, Huff turns to darker tools. yet Justin and his lively spouse, Grace, turn out to be bold adversaries–and the sport is on.

Into the fray comes the charismatic Cajun governor Joe T. Evangeline, who turns out extra drawn to chasing skirts than saving Louisiana’s eroding coast. The Guv, notwithstanding, is a guy at the facet, upended through a midlife predicament and torn among a mystery political legal responsibility to important Oil and the persuasive powers of Julie Galjour, a feisty environmentalist. Julie is obviously out to reform greater than the Guv’s ecopolitics, yet will his tragicomic huge Oil offers smash either his occupation and his possibilities with the brash and lovely activist?

As Justin and style conflict to forestall this sizeable Oil attack, the plot thickens–and the Guv turns into snared within the internet. that includes a gumbo of eccentrics and lowlifes, a kidnapping, a lovely snitch, a toxic-waste-dumping scheme, a ship chase, and a fishing journey long gone horribly awry, Crawfish Mountain, spiced with Ken Wells’s prepared eye for locale, showcases his adventurous storytelling.

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Buried Alive (Mysteries in Our National Park, Book 12)

By Gloria Skurzynski

Who used to be that guy within the Park provider uniform who introduced Jack and Ashley Landon into the wilds of Alaska’s Denali nationwide Park besides their pal Nicky Milano? Whoever he was once, he has given them a dogsled experience to convinced dying except someone unearths them quickly. Their issues are approximately to get a complete heap deeper because the first rumblings of an avalanche develop into a deafening roar!

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Russian Roulette: The Story of an Assassin (Alex Rider)

By Anthony Horowitz

The ultimate booklet within the no 1 New York Times bestselling sequence that redefined the undercover agent novel for younger readers—Alex Rider!

Alex Rider’s lifestyles replaced endlessly with the silent pull of a trigger.

Every tale has a starting. For youngster undercover agent Alex Rider, that starting happened ahead of his first case for MI6, recognized through the code identify Stormbreaker. by the point Stormbreaker endlessly replaced Alex’s existence, his uncle have been murdered by means of the murderer Yassen Gregorovich, leaving Alex orphaned and yearning revenge. but whilst Yassen had a transparent shot to take out Alex after he foiled the Stormbreaker plot, he enable Alex dwell. Why?
 
This is Yassen’s tale. A trip down the darker direction of espionage.
 
Like a James Bond for younger readers, foreign number 1 bestseller Anthony Horowitz offers a blockbuster thrill trip during this, his ultimate Alex Rider novel.

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