Download E-books Dumb Witness: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries) PDF

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth omit 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 complicated puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. In Dumb Witness, Hercule Poirot investigates the very suspicious demise of an aged spinster who, fearing the very worst, had written to the nice detective sooner than her demise.

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Download E-books Top of the Heap (Hard Case Crime Novels) PDF

SHE performed the percentages – AND LOST!

while the attractive female friend of a infamous gangster vanishes, the final guy to be noticeable together with her wishes an alibi – and fast.  input Donald Lam of the Cool & Lam detective agency.  Donald tracks down the 2 ladies with whom his consumer claims to have spent the evening and the buyer proclaims the case closed.

yet it’s not.  whatever approximately his client’s tale doesn’t upload up, and Donald can’t face up to the temptation to maintain digging.  earlier than he understands it, he’s dug up connections to a mining rip-off, an unlawful on line casino, and a double murder – plus a chance for an enterprising deepest eye to make a small fortune, if he can simply remain alive lengthy adequate to take advantage of it!

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Download E-books Roger Sheringham and the Vane Mystery (Roger Sheringham Cases, Book 3) PDF

By Anthony Berkeley

A ROGER SHERINGHAM secret. while the day-by-day Courier sends Roger Sheringham to Hampshire, it's a task after his personal middle. The physique of a girl has been came across on the backside of the cliffs at Ludmouth Bay, and regardless of a verdict of unintentional demise, the neighborhood sighting of Inspector Moresby from Scotland backyard indicates another way. not able to withstand a bit novice sleuth paintings, Sheringham starts off digging round. occasions lead him down one blind alley after one other as he makes an attempt to rival Inspector Moresby and devise the right kind idea in regards to the tragic loss of life of Mrs Vane.

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Download E-books When Last I Died (Rue Morgue Vintage Mysteries) PDF

By Gladys Mitchell

Mrs. Bradley has handled murderers ahead of, yet she has continually handled them as a certified psychologist--coolly, scientifically, nearly frivolously. Now, in spite of the fact that, the bright outdated woman is fiercely decided to carry a merciless and ruthless assassin to bay. a variety of contributors of the Bradley family play major roles in a case concerning a unique institution the place younger offenders are despatched in hopes of reforming them. First released in 1941.

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Download E-books Rocky Road: A Culinary Mystery (Culinary Mysteries) PDF

THE ST. GEORGE SPECTRUM Dr. Trenton Hendricks was once final noticeable Friday, April eight, whilst he set out on my own on a backpacking journey. Hendricks's Jeep Grand Cherokee used to be positioned Tuesday on the Chuckwalla Trailhead, yet after six days and millions of man-hours, the respectable seek has been known as off. he's presumed to be deceased. It used to be alleged to be a women' weekend in scenic St. George, Utah, that may comprise procuring, checking out the neighborhood food, and taking part in a breast melanoma fund-raiser. the truth that one of many organizers of the fund-raising occasion, a neighborhood health practitioner, had disappeared months ahead of used to be no longer purported to be Sadie's challenge. while Sadie learns that her buddy Caro and Caro's cousin, Tess, have began a grassroots research into Dr. Hendricks's disappearance, Sadie graciously refused to join it. together with her marriage ceremony to devise and her most up-to-date case nonetheless clean in her brain, Sadie is set to depart this example to the police--until she meets the ex-wife of the lacking guy. How may well she now not ask a couple of questions . . . that result in extra questions . . . that result in a small city or even extra questions! while the neighborhood police ask her to be their eyes and ears, Sadie can not help yet leap in with either toes. sooner than she understands it, she is at the rocky highway of one other research, following a convoluted path of excellent intentions, hidden motivations, and philanthropy grew to become vast company.

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Download E-books The New Sonia Wayward PDF

By Michael Innes

Colonel Folliot Petticate's challenge starts off whilst his novelist spouse, Sonia, drowns in the course of a crusing journey within the English Channel. A dramatic cover-up ensues in a story jam-packed with humor, irony, and devastating suspense.

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Download E-books The Providence Rider PDF

The windfall Rider is the fourth installment within the notable sequence of old thrillers that includes Matthew Corbett, expert challenge solver. The narrative starts off within the wintry weather of 1703, with Matthew nonetheless haunted through his deadly come upon with infamous mass assassin Tyranthus Slaughter. whilst an unexplained sequence of explosions rocks his new york local, Matthew unearths himself pressured to confront a brand new and unforeseen challenge. a person is trying--and attempting very hard--to get his cognizance. that somebody is a shadowy determine from out of Matthew's prior: the elusive Dr. Fell. The health care provider, it seems, has an issue of his personal, one who calls for the particular providers of Matthew Corbett.
The resulting narrative strikes rapidly and gracefully from the rising city of recent York urban to Pendulum Island within the distant Bermudas. during his trip, Matthew encounters a really Dickensian collection of memorable, frequently gruesome, antagonists. those comprise Sirki, the enormous, deceptively soft-spoken East Indian killer, Dr. Jonathan Gentry, a professional in unique potions with a substance abuse challenge of his personal, the gorgeous yet murderous Aria Chillany, and, in fact, the grasp manipulator and 'Emperor of Crime' on continents, Dr. Fell himself. the result's either an exquisitely built novel of suspense and a meticulous activity of a bygone period. full of possibility, narrative surprises, and a virtually tangible experience of position, The windfall Rider is ancient fiction at its best and so much constructed. it's the novel that McCammon's many dedicated readers were expecting. they won't be upset.

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Download E-books Poisoned Prose (A Books by the Bay Mystery) PDF

By Ellery Adams

When Olivia Limoges and different Oyster Bay consumers of the humanities sponsor a retreat for well-known storytellers, one in every of them goes to have a truly unsatisfied ending…
 
Olivia concept amassing the most popular storytellers in a single position will be a pleasant, uncomplicated means for herself and the Bayside e-book Writers to understand their abilities. yet issues take a dismal flip whilst the main well-known storyteller within the nation—the appealing performer Violetta Devereaux—announces onstage that she's going to meet her lead to Oyster Bay.

When Violetta is chanced on murdered after the express, all people concerned with the retreat turns into a suspect. There are rumors that Violetta, who grew up in severe poverty within the Appalachian Mountains, possessed a useful treasure. Now leader Rawlings and the Bayside e-book Writers needs to paintings at a frenzied velocity to unravel the crime prior to somebody closes the booklet on them.

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Download E-books Murder at Swann's Lake (Chief Inspector Woodend Mysteries) PDF

By Sally Spencer

With its unfair, caravan websites and social golf equipment, Swann's Lake is definitely the right weekend retreat for operating type Mancunians. however it can also be the surroundings for the brutal homicide of Robbie Peterson, a criminal-turned-club-owner, came across lifeless in his workplace, a six-inch nail pushed deep into his skull.

Brought up from London with Sergeant Bob Rutter, Woodend quickly realises this can be a faraway from trouble-free case. Why was once Robbie's workplace damaged into two times at the day of his funeral? What prompted Jack Clough, Robbie's son-in-law, to assault his personal brother at the evening of the homicide? And why, later, does Annabel Peterson, who was once trained privately after which became her again on her relations, unexpectedly attempt to scratch her sister Jenny's eyes out? because the case unfolds, Woodend uncovers numerous crimes however it is barely because it attracts to a detailed that he realises the homicide has not anything to do with Robbie's felony previous -- and every little thing to do together with his household present.

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Download E-books The Way Home (Back Bay Readers' Pick) PDF

Christopher Flynn is making an attempt to get it correct. After years of hassle and uprising that enraged his father and approximately fee him his existence, he has a gradual activity in his father's corporation, he is heavily relationship a lady he respects, and, apart from the mistrust that lingers in his father's eyes, his blunders are firmly within the past.

One day at the activity, Chris and his accomplice encounter a temptation virtually too great to withstand. Chris does the perfect factor, yet outdated conduct and instincts upward push to the skin, threatening this new-found balance with unexpected treachery and violence. along with his father and his such a lot relied on pals, he's taking one final probability to blast earlier the demons attempting to pull him again.

Like Richard rate or William Kennedy, Pelecanos pushes his characters to the extremes, their redemption that a lot sweeter since it is so difficult fought. Pelecanos has lengthy been celebrated for his unerring skill to painting the conflicts males suppose as they seek and fight for energy and love in an international that's frequently harsh and unforgiving yet can eventually be full of attractiveness.

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