By Charlaine Harris
Death comes calling on a small-town librarian whose lifestyles is passing her by.
Aurora "Roe" Teagarden's fortunes swap while a deceased acquaintance names her as inheritor to a slightly huge property, together with cash, jewellery, and a home whole with a cranium hidden in a window seat. Roe concludes that the aged girls has purposely left her a homicide to unravel. So she needs to establish the sufferer and determine which one in all her new, ordinary-seeming buddies is a murderer-without placing herself in lethal risk.
By Julie Smith
"A BREATHLESS mystery . . . Smith pushes her protagonist to the verge of collapse and the sequence to a brand new excessive water mark of suspense."
--Los Angeles Times
On transitority depart of absence from the strength, Police Detective bypass Langdon turns into captivated with exposing the scary determine underneath the good-guy snapshot of Errol Jacomine--a liberal-minded, civic-spirited preacher who's operating for mayor of latest Orleans.
Immediately, an nameless military of hatchet males visit paintings on bypass, who learns that opposing Jacomine is harmful company. And while the one witness to the preachers crimes turns up useless, bypass follows her instincts to the darkish middle of bayou kingdom . . . the place lifeless law enforcement officials inform no tales.
"Displays the writing talents of 1 of the genres prime exponents . . . The climax, a frantic rescue attempt within the enamel of typhoon Hannah, will stick with you."
--The Cleveland undeniable broker
By Lois Lowry
The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has develop into some of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting tale facilities on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a likely perfect, if colorless, global of conformity and contentment. no longer till he's given his existence task because the Receiver of reminiscence does he start to comprehend the darkish, complicated secrets and techniques in the back of his fragile neighborhood. Lois Lowry has written 3 better half novels to The Giver, including Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son.
The yr is 1861 and Inspector Faro is heading again to Orkney to take pleasure in a few domestic comforts. although, his relaxation is disrupted whilst he's given a different project from an outdated pal, Detective Superintendent Macfie. Macfie's cousin-in-law, Dave Claydon, a champion swimmer, has drowned less than mysterious conditions. was once his dying quite an coincidence?
Arriving in Orkney, he's met with rumours of lacking artefacts, the parable of the seal king, a lifeless physique, Inga St Ola, his past love, and a mom who's decided to discover him a spouse. yet, in Faro's opinion, regardless of how distracting the neighborhood legends are, or how helpful the artefacts, one man's existence, is really past cost. Will he have the ability to clear up the case?
By Rhys Bowen
Award-winning writer Rhys Bowen marries fascinating storytelling with an edge-of-your-seat secret set in early twentieth-century manhattan urban in BLESS THE BRIDE
With Molly Murphy's marriage ceremony to NYPD Captain Daniel Sullivan quick impending, the Irish P.I. heads to the Westchester County geographical region, the place Daniel's mom can advice her on a bride's right position. unusually, Molly seems agreeing along with her destiny mother-in-law's recommendation. Molly provides to depart her detective paintings in the back of and cool down after turning into Daniel's wife...but she isn't really married but. So while she will get note of a potential case, Molly sneaks again into the town to squeeze in a bit extra sleuthing ahead of the marriage bells can ring.
A prosperous chinese language immigrant wishes Molly to discover his lacking bride. Molly has a stoop that his meant has run off. yet the place may possibly she have gone--and the place may she be? the one chinese language ladies of the period are stored below residence arrest, and Molly can not help yet wonder if she's saving the bride-to-be from the streets...or assisting to fasten her away for good.
By Agatha Christie
The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said 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 complete oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and difficult puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. In Murder at the Links, Poirot makes an attempt to resolve the grisly conundrum of no longer one, yet useless our bodies came upon on a French golfing course.
By Carolyn Keene
With Nancy's ally George set to compete within the substantial race in Chicago, Nancy is going to the Windy urban, the place she unearths herself all in favour of discovering the person that has been sending dying threats to most sensible runner Annette Lang.
By Monica Ferris
After her buddy Godwin has a foul quarrel together with his companion, John, Betsy Devonshire unearths herself with a roommate. yet heartbreak turns to grief while Betsy and Godwin detect John useless in his domestic, and Godwin is arrested for the homicide. Betsy units out to turn out him blameless, and unearths that John had a few cheating dealings that made him loads of money—and loads of enemies. Now Betsy has to untangle a cat’s cradle of lies if she’s going to save lots of Godwin…before the assassin makes a decision to chop off all of the unfastened ends for sturdy.
By Marcia Muller
Believing that somebody from the shadowy underworld San Francisco's Tenderloin district is making an attempt to force out the Vietnamese households residing on the Globe residences, Sharon McCone unearths suspects in a poet, a preacher, and a pornographer. Reissue. PW.
By Pauline Rowson
Horton and Cantelli are known as to a nursing domestic the place an aged resident, struggling with dementia, claims she's been attacked via an interloper. Horton is able to brush off it as senile ramblings until eventually he discovers that her room-mate has died, the lifeless woman's assets are lacking and her son, convicted for armed theft, has been came across lifeless in his cellphone. as though this is not adequate, Horton additionally has to accommodate a chain of threatening cellphone calls to a tv character, and a mother's conviction that her son's loss of life on Christmas Eve was once no coincidence. quickly, to his shock, Horton unearths he's stuck up in a fancy research that has far-reaching overseas implications. With the strain directly to discover a killer, and hampered by means of his trust that his bosses are mendacity to him, Horton discovers that he is stepped right into a internet of intrigue, deception and corruption that stretches again into the prior.