Download The Sweet Golden Parachute by David Handler PDF

By David Handler

A typhoon is brewing in Dorset. Poochie Vickers, the neighborhood aristocrat, is turning into much more eccentric in her outdated age. She's taken up shoplifting and reckless using yet refuses to work out a physician. Her worrisome daughter, Claudia, is angling to take over the relatives fortune, which makes a few of the would-be beneficiaries uneasy. of Dorset's largest troublemakers are being published from legal. And the undesirable blood among those households, wealthy at the one hand, swamp Yankee at the different, might come to a boiling aspect: adolescents from the households are relationship, to no one's satisfaction yet their very own. an individual is sure to snap, and an individual does, leading to the brutal homicide of a innocuous and homeless guy who went approximately city gathering recyclables. whereas Des is attempting to trace down the assassin, she's additionally attempting to wrap her head round the proposal of marrying Mitch. whilst such a lot of issues are going improper, loving anyone feels like a tremendous risk.Handler's 5th novel during this fascinating and edgy sequence monitors his deftness in developing memorable, unique characters and for crafting uniquely enjoyable mysteries.

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Download The Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling (Bernie Rhodenbarr by Lawrence Block PDF

By Lawrence Block

Bernie Rhodenbarr has long past reputable -- virtually -- because the new proprietor of a used bookstall in New York's Greenwich Village. in fact, dusty outdated tomes do not continuously flip a revenue, so as to make ends meet, Bernie's compelled, every so often, to take pleasure in his past career: housebreaking. along with which, he likes it.

Now a collector is providing Bernie a chance to mix his dual passions by means of stealing a truly infrequent and intensely undesirable book-length poem from a wealthy man's library.

The heist is going off with no hitch. The supply of the ill-gotten quantity, in spite of the fact that, is a distinct tale. Drugged by way of the client's girl go-between, Bernie wakes up in her condo to discover the e-book long past, the girl lifeless, a smoking gun in his hand, and the police officers on the door. And all at once he is obtained to extricate himself from a slightly sticky real-life homicide secret and discover a killer -- ahead of he is booked for homicide One.

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Download Raiders of the Lost Corset: A Crime of Fashion Mystery by Ellen Byerrum PDF

By Ellen Byerrum

Lacey cannot wait to determine France for the 1st time with buddy Magda Rousseau, corset author for D.C.'s wealthiest and kinkiest. Lacey's activity there's to record on high fashion, however the genuine explanation for the journey is the intended Rousseau misplaced treasure: a corset covered with jewels. yet previous to the massive journey, a person poisons Magda. may well it have whatever to do with the invaluable corset? to determine, Lacey needs to stick with a perilous thread that might lead her to the answers-and probably the lacking jewels.

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Download The Feng Shui Detective by Nury Vittachi PDF

By Nury Vittachi

Mr. Wong is a feng shui advisor, yet his situations are inclined to contain much more than simply inside ornament. you spot, Wong focuses on a undeniable form of challenge premises: crime scenes. He and his brash teenage Aussie-American ex-pat intern (think an Asian Sherlock Holmes paired up with Kelly Osbourne) go back and forth round Singapore fixing crimes whereas attempting to decipher each one other's language and behaviour. His most up-to-date case contains a mysterious younger lady who, in accordance with a psychic analyzing, is doomed to die. Wong's determined efforts to avoid wasting her finally lead him and his sidekick to Sydney the place the tale climaxes on the Opera condominium, a development recognized for its appalling feng shui. a pleasant blend of artful plotting, quirky humor, and Asian philosophy, the Feng Shui Detective is an investigator like no other!

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Download Passion Killers by Linda Regan PDF

By Linda Regan

A convicted assassin is out of criminal, to the horror of six ladies fascinated about his crime two decades in the past. Then, they have been seedy nightclub strippers. Now, a few of them have much to lose. are murdered, a pink g-string filled in every one mouth. And DI Paul Banham unearths not anyone has a forged iron alibi. ""Furious speed and taut suspense supply lots of reimbursement for fanatics of edgy, hardboiled fare."" --Booklist

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Download Maigret Goes Home by Georges Simenon PDF

By Georges Simenon

Simenon spins a masterful story of noblemen fallen on not easy occasions and of a profligate son who within the ultimate hour unearths unforeseen power of personality, regaining the consideration and the the Aristocracy of his ancestors.

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Download Mr. Hooligan by Ian Vasquez PDF

By Ian Vasquez

Riley James used to be small-time, only a child working messages and funds for the Monsanto Brothers, the genuine avid gamers in Belize urban. Then one slip in judgment left males useless. The Monsantos dealt with the placement for his or her younger prot?g?---but accepting this want positioned Riley inescapably of their debt.Now, years later, he’s a professional deciding upon up drug drops below the Coast Guard’s nostril and guiding boats in the course of the reefs, which used to be whatever he sought after as a child yet now not anymore. He wishes out as soon as and for all, and to cancel his debt, he makes a care for the Monsantos to do one final run. It’s Riley’s final probability to scrape again to even, to not anything, to a spot the place he hasn’t been due to the fact he used to be only a kid.Shamus Award winner Ian Vasquez is a emerging big name on this planet of noir, and he reaches new heights with Mr. Hooligan, a gripping, hardboiled tale of a guy struggling with to flee to a brand new life---or die making an attempt.

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Download The Name of the Game is Death by Dan J. Marlowe PDF

By Dan J. Marlowe

"Two men with guts and a go-to-hell-with-you-Jack regard for outcomes have approximately 3 percentages in ten of pulling off a massive, well-planned smash-and-grab.  If certainly one of them can shoot like me . . . the chances are a rattling sight better."In the process his line of industrial, the fellow who calls himself Roy Martin has robbed a financial institution in Phoenix, killed 3 males, and stuck a bullet in his arm.  Safety--and one half $178,000--awaits him at the different facet of the country.  All that separates "Martin" from his vacation spot are thousand treacherous miles and 3 deadly temptations:  to belief the inaccurate pal, to like the precise lady, and to begin believing guy like himself can ever be safe.The identify of the sport is loss of life combines a story as taut as a hangman's rope with chillingly genuine insights into the psychology of informal homicide.

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