Download Murder of a Stacked Librarian: A Scumble River Mystery by Denise Swanson PDF

By Denise Swanson

There’s no position like Scumble River at Christmastime, and this yr, college psychologist Skye Denison has two times as a lot to celebrate—and to do. as well as the standard vacation frenzy, Skye’s marriage ceremony to police leader Wally Boyd is under every week away—that is, if the groom isn’t too busy operating to wait. The town’s attractive new librarian, Yvonne Osborn, has simply been murdered, and the record of suspects is piling up speedier than past due charges on an past due book.

Yvonne’s strict moral sense pissed off a few townspeople and infuriated others. Did her excessive criteria result in her dying? Skye is distracted via concerns approximately what havoc the loopy Dooziers will wreak on her marriage ceremony day and no matter if she’ll healthy into her costume. yet Skye can’t manage to pay for to depart any web page unturned simply because except she works quick to show the scheming killer, her satisfied finishing might be wear everlasting hold.…

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Download I Shall Not Want (Reverend Clare Fergusson, Book 6) by Julia Spencer-Fleming PDF

By Julia Spencer-Fleming

Millers Kill reaches the boiling element during this white-hot novel of affection and suspense

People die. Marriages fail. within the small Adirondack city of Millers Kill, long island, in spite of the fact that, lifestyles doesn’t cease for heartbreak. A brand-new officer within the police division, a breaking-and-entering, and bother inside his circle of relatives preserve Police leader Russ Van Alstyne busy adequate to disregard the soreness of wasting his wife—and the lady he loves.

At St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, the Reverend Clare Fergusson is making an attempt to maintain her sacristy, her bishop, and her nationwide safeguard superiors happy—all the whereas denying her personal wounded soul.

When a Mexican farmhand stumbles over a Latino guy killed with a unmarried shot to the again of his head, Clare is sucked into the research via her involvement within the migrant neighborhood. the invention of 2 extra our bodies accomplished within the comparable approach ignites fears serial killer is unfastened within the close-knit group. whereas the sad spring becomes a hot summer season, Russ is stricken by media hysteria, clash inside his division, and a sequence of baffling assaults.

As the violence moves nearer and toward domestic, an untried officer is confirmed, a cautious migrant employee is tempted, and would-be enthusiasts who inspiration they'd misplaced every little thing needs to be able to belief one another again—before it turns into eternally, fatally, too late.

Julia Spencer-Fleming exhibits you could break out danger—but no longer desire—in her such a lot suspenseful, passionate novel but, I Shall no longer Want.

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Download Orchid Beach (Holly Barker, Book 1) by Stuart Woods PDF

By Stuart Woods

Ny occasions bestselling writer Stuart Woods grants a riveting mystery that introduces an exhilarating addition to the pantheon of fictional sleuths.

compelled into early retirement at thirty-seven, shrewdpermanent, appealing, and fiercely self sustaining significant Holly Barker trades in her bars as an army cop for the badge of deputy leader of police in Orchid seashore, Florida. yet under the sunny floor of this sleepy, well-to-do island city lies an evil that escalates into the cold-blooded homicide of 1 of Holly's new colleagues.

an interloper, Holly has little to head on for solutions and not anyone to aid her—except Daisy, a Doberman of remarkable intelligence and loyalty that turns into her significant other and protector. The nearer she will get to the reality, the extra Holly is aware that it'll take one shrewdpermanent puppy with guts to smell out this killer—before he can capture her first.

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Download The Shirt On His Back (Benjamin January Series, Book 10) by Barbara Hambly PDF

By Barbara Hambly

The recent 'Benjamin January' novel from the best-selling writer - Abishag Shaw is looking for vengeance for his brother's homicide - and Benjamin January is looking for funds after his financial institution crashes. some distance past the frontier, within the depths of the Rocky Mountains, either are to be discovered on the nice Rendezvous of the Mountain males: a month-long orgy of inexpensive booze, shooting-matches, tall stories and cut-throat buying and selling. yet on the rendezvous, the invention of a corpse opens the door to tricks of a better plot, of insanity and wholesale homicide . . .

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Download Strawgirl by Abigail Padgett PDF

By Abigail Padgett

San Diego baby abuse investigator Bo Bradley appears into the rape and killing of a three-year-old woman and shortly suspects the girl's stepfather, Paul Massieu, yet additional research unearths that this arguable New Age chief will not be concerned. Reprint. NYT. PW. K.

(Book of the Bo Bradley Mysteries sequence)

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Download The Magus of Hay (Merrily Watkins Mysteries, Book 12) by Phil Rickman PDF

By Phil Rickman

When a man's physique is came across within the picturesque city of Hay-on-Wye, his demise seems to be "unnatural" in each feel. Merrily Watkins, parish priest, unmarried mom, and exorcist, is drafted in to enquire, during this twelfth installment

A man's physique is located less than a waterfall. It seems like suicide or an unintentional drowning—until DI Frannie Bliss enters the useless man's domestic. What he unearths there sends him to Merrily Watkins, the Diocese of Hereford's legit consultant at the paranormal. It's been nearly 40 years because Hay used to be declared an self reliant nation by way of its self-styled king—a improvement visible on the time as a shaggy dog story, a exposure rip-off. yet at the back of this pastiche a dismal layout was once taking form, making a hidden historical past of homicide and ritual-magic, the relics of that are simply now turning into horribly seen. It's a state of affairs that might take Merrily Watkins—alone for the 1st time in years—to the sting of insanity.

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Download Grapes of Death (Tangled Vines Mystery, Book 1) by Joni Folger PDF

By Joni Folger

Whilst Elise Beckett’s long-distance beau, Stuart, deals her a dream activity in natural horticulture examine, she’s torn among the potential of a life-time and her duties at her family’s River Bend winery. yet sooner than Elise has time to make her determination, Uncle Edmond—the family’s money-loving and temper-toting black sheep—is came upon useless on winery land. What seems an unintended drowning proves to be homicide, and each Beckett, even Elise, is a suspect.

Sheriff’s Deputy Jackson Landry needs to capture Edmond’s killer, and Elise is set to aid him—whether he wishes her to or no longer. Delving deeper into the secret, Jackson and Elise develop into tangled in a protracted vine of suspects and darkish secrets and techniques. Now a race is on for them to forestall the lethal plot sooner than the assassin claims one other sufferer.

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Download The Floating Admiral by Agatha Christie, G. K. Chesterton, Dorothy L. Sayers, G. D. PDF

By Agatha Christie, G. K. Chesterton, Dorothy L. Sayers, G. D. H. Cole, Freeman Wills Crofts, Edgar Jepson, Clemence Dane, Anthony Berkeley, Victor L. Whitechurch, Henry Wade, Margaret Cole, John Rhode, Milward Kennedy, Ronald A. Knox

Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, G.K. Chesterton and 9 different writers from the mythical Detection membership collaborate during this fiendishly smart yet forgotten crime novel first released eighty years in the past. Inspector Rudge doesn't come across many situations of homicide within the sleepy seashore city of Whynmouth. but if an outdated sailor lands a rowing boat containing a clean corpse with a stab wound to the chest, the Inspector's research instantly comes up opposed to numerous hindrances. The vicar, whose boat the physique was once present in, is obviously withholding details, and the victim's niece has disappeared. there's truly extra to this situation than meets the attention -- even the identification of the sufferer is termed into doubt. Inspector Rudge starts off to ask yourself simply what number of people have contributed to this outstanding crime and even if he'll ever resolve it! In 1931, Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers and ten different crime writers from the newly-formed 'Detection Club' collaborated in publishing a distinct crime novel. In a literary online game of effects, each one writer could write one bankruptcy, leaving G.K. Chesterton to jot down a commonly paradoxical prologue and Anthony Berkeley to tie up all of the unfastened ends. moreover, all the authors supplied their very own resolution in a sealed envelope, all of which seemed on the finish of the ebook, with Agatha Christie's inventive end said on the time to be 'enough to make the ebook worthy procuring on its own'. The authors of this novel are: G. ok. Chesterton, Canon Victor Whitechurch, G. D. H. Cole and Margaret Cole, Henry Wade, Agatha Christie, John Rhode, Milward Kennedy, Dorothy L. Sayers, Ronald Knox, Freeman Wills Crofts, Edgar Jepson, Clemence Dane and Anthony Berkeley.

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Download Death is the Last Lover (Peter Chambers) by Henry Kane PDF

By Henry Kane

"Are you a ladykiller?" the imaginative and prescient requested. She had pores and skin like cream, hair like jet, and a physique which may flip any male into an rapid sex-maniac. With a depraved little smile, she moved toward Peter Chambers. "I eat ladykillers," she murmured.

A sizzling bout of great slaughter and insincere intercourse within which Manhattan's sleuth-about-town Peter Chambers investigates the early demise of a dancehall hostess who may do whatever for love...and a lot even more for money.

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