Category Archives: Mystery

Alpine for You: A Passport to Peril Mystery (Passport to Peril Mysteries)

By Maddy Hunter

A journey TO DIE FOR...

Accompanying her grandmother on a seniors journey of Switzerland, Emily Andrew had predicted a holiday directly out of a go back and forth brochure: amazing surroundings, nice nutrients, and a sophisticated eu inn, all worlds clear of her rural Iowa fatherland. yet her dream journey speedy snowballs into mayhem whilst smooth-talking journey escort Andy Simon is located useless. to be certain, Andy was once as randy as a mountain goat on Viagra, hitting on each leave out -- Swiss or in a different way -- inside impressive distance. His consistent advances have been using Emily cuckoo -- yet had an individual orchestrated his premature demise?

For savvy, imaginative Emily, best the travel in Andy's position is simply ordinary. yet she cannot stay impartial while a fellow traveller takes a deadly plunge -- she's confident a assassin lurks between them. With precision timing, horny Etienne Miceli steps in to enquire, and Emily warms to the artful detective. nonetheless, with the crowd roster by surprise sprouting extra holes than the neighborhood cheese, Emily wonders: is there a secure haven wherever within the shadow of the Alps?

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Dead Man's Fancy: A Sean Stranahan Mystery

By Keith McCafferty

The 3rd novel starring Montana's favourite fly fisherman-cum-detective Sean Stranahan, for lovers of Craig Johnson and C. J. Box.

Buffalo bounce Blues, the 5th novel within the Sean Stranahan secret sequence, is coming from Viking on June 28,2016

Wolves howl as a riderless horse returns at sundown to the Culpepper Dude Ranch within the Madison Valley. The lacking lady, Nanika Martinelli, is best referred to as the Fly Fishing Venus, a red-haired river advisor who lures consumers the best way dry flies draw trout.

As Sheriff Martha Ettinger follows hoof tracks within the snow, she unearths one of many males who has fallen below the temptress’s spell impaled at the antler tine of a big bull elk, a kill that’s been claimed by way of a wolf pack. An twist of fate? If now not, is the killer human or animal? With painter, fly fisherman, and infrequently deepest detective Sean Stranahan’s support, Ettinger will stick to clues that time to an animal rights team known as the extended family of the Three-Clawed Wolf and to their svengali grasp, whose eyes blaze with pagan fire.

of their most threatening experience but, Stranahan and Ettinger locate themselves within the crossfire of wolf fans, wolf haters, and a sister bent on revenge, and at the path of an alpha male long gone extraordinarily improper.

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Twice as Dead

By Sue Ann Jaffarian

Corpse magnet Odelia gray is at it again―stumbling throughout a lifeless physique at a marriage reception whereas “Achy Breaky center” performs within the heritage. our bodies are turning up so quick that Odelia enlists the aid of her family members and friends―Greg, Seth, Zee, Detective Frye, her part brother Clark, even her pompous boss Michael Steele. yet fixing a secret is two times as not easy whilst the sufferers have extra secrets and techniques than the killer.

Praise:
Starred evaluation “A beneficial sequence . . . a true deal with for chick-lit enthusiasts who like feisty women."―Library Journal (starred review)

"Plenty of humor, the charms of the feisty major personality, and an excellent aiding solid upload to the amusement."―Booklist

"Jaffarian outdoes herself this time with an incredibly shrewdpermanent plot."―Mystery Scene

“Wild, wacky, and wonderful.”―Carolyn Hart, New York Times bestselling author 

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Five Little Pigs: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

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 puzzling puzzles to Harper Paperbacks…including the vintage Five Little Pigs, which has Hercule Poirot racing to unravel a case from out of the past.< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

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The Beige Man (An Irene Huss Investigation)

By Helene Tursten

A dashing BMW leaves a lifeless pedestrian in its wake and leads police to the corpse of a tender lady in a cellar. Detective Inspector Irene Huss's resulting research attracts her into the chilling international of intercourse trafficking.

Göteborg, Sweden: The high-speed chase of a stolen BMW takes a chilling flip whilst the 2 cops concerned witness a ugly hit-and-run. after they eventually get better the deserted car, seek canines are not able to track the thieves, yet they do discover a wholly assorted horror: the half-naked corpse of a tender lady in a close-by root cellar.

As Detective Inspector Irene Huss and her colleagues fight to place the items jointly, they notice the fellow whose vehicle used to be stolen—a retired police officer—is none except the sufferer within the hit-and-run. may perhaps or not it's a wierd accident? Or is whatever better at play? in the meantime, the quest for the girl’s killer leads Irene into the darkish international of intercourse trafficking. a global felony has arrived in Göteborg, and he’ll cease at not anything to extend his sinister operation.

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Last Puzzle & Testament (Puzzle Lady Mysteries (Paperback))

By Parnell Hall

It’s no secret why readers love the Puzzle woman, omit Cora Felton, the eccentric beginner detective who retains every body guessing as she retains herself within the thick of hassle. discover why critics agree that “Cora is rising as a cute and detailed sleuth” (Chicago Sun-Times) in “a enjoyable sequence for secret enthusiasts and cruciverbalists” (USA Today).

Wealthy widow Emma Hurley died with in basic terms her servants at her aspect — yet after she passes away, her grasping heirs move slowly out of the woodwork to stake a declare in Emma’s fortune. To their shock, Emma was once now not content material to depart at the back of an easy will. as a substitute, her ultimate testomony contains a shrewdpermanent puzzle ... one to receive in simple terms to her residing heirs.

The first one to unravel the puzzle will inherit Emma’s whole property; all people else might be left with a pittance. the desire additionally stipulates that Cora Felton — neighborhood big name and famed writer of a well-liked syndicated crossword puzzle column — needs to referee the competition.

Unfortunately, it’s Cora’s niece, Sherry Carter, who's the brains in the back of Cora’s “Puzzle girl” personality. And it’s as much as Sherry to resolve the unusual riddle Emma Hurley engineered sooner than her loss of life. For quickly it’s undeniable that Emma’s video game is one and not using a transparent winner ... and that the avid gamers may perhaps lose way over they ever imagined!

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A Connoisseur's Case (Sir John Appleby, Book 20)

By Michael Innes

While John Appleby's spouse, Judith, units eyes on Scroop condo, she insists that they introduce themselves to the proprietors - a tenet that makes her occasionally reserved husband flip very light. whilst Judith hears the village gossip in regards to the grand apartment, she is much more intrigued; but if a former worker is located lifeless within the lock of the disused canal, and the significant wealth of Scroop's contents is published, Appleby has a gripping research on his fingers.

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Mistletoe and Murder (Daisy Dalrymple Mysteries, No. 11)

By Carola Dunn

In December 1923, the bold Dowager Viscountess Dalrymple has determined that for Christmas the kin will all assemble at Brockdene in Cornwall on the invitation of Lord Westmoor. Her daughter - Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher - is whatever below happy yet yields to the calls for of her mom, specially as she'll be there in advance of the vacations engaged on one other article for city and kingdom in regards to the property itself. however the relatives accumulating speedy is going awry. Brockdene, it sort of feels, is barely occupied by means of the Norvilles - negative kin of Lord Westmoor - and Westmoor himself will not be becoming a member of them. So Daisy, her husband Detective leader Inspector Alec Fletcher of Scotland backyard, and their kin needs to spend their Christmas vacation trapped in an ancestral property with a wealthy background of lore, ghost tales, rumors of hidden treasure and mystery passageways with a kinfolk seething with resentments, grudges and a faintly scandalous history.

The veneer of civility that pervades the halls of Brockdene, besides the fact that, starts to put on skinny whilst long-held kin secrets and techniques threaten to bubble over, and one of many Christmas visitors if discovered savagely murdered. With few clues as to who dedicated the homicide and with too many reasons as to why, it truly is once more as much as Daisy to deal with the fact that lies underneath a iteration of toxic secrets.

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Seven Wonders (Angry Robot)

By Adam Christopher

Tony Prosdocimi lives within the bustling city of San Ventura - a urban gripped in worry, a urban lower than siege via the hooded supervillain, The cover.

When Tony develops super-powers and acts to take down The cover, although, he unearths that the neighborhood superhero crew Seven Wonders should not as thankful as he assumed they would be...

File less than: technological know-how Fiction [ Heroes In motion | A Double move | Kapow! | Tables grew to become ]

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