Download E-books Unintended Consequences: A Stone Barrington Novel PDF

By Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington unearths intrigue in another country within the sensational mystery from New York Times bestselling writer Stuart Woods.

Stone Barrington is not any stranger to schemes and deceptions of all stripes—as an legal professional for the optimal white-shoe legislations enterprise Woodman & Weld, he’s visible greater than his share.

But while he travels to Europe below hugely strange situations, Stone reveals himself on the middle of puzzle that's such a lot strange, even through his criteria. unforeseen invites could be the first clues in an problematic puzzle that would lead Stone deep into the rarified international of ecu ultrawealth and privilege, the place billionaires rub elbows with spies, insider wisdom is traded at a excessive top rate, and homicide is rarely too excessive a value to pay for a wanted finish…

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Download E-books The Puzzled Heart (Kate Fansler Novels) PDF

By Amanda Cross

Kate Fansler's husband, Reed, has been kidnapped--and might be killed except Kate obeys the conscientiously delineated directives of a ransom word. affected by her personal questioned middle, Kate seeks solace and clever information from either outdated buddies and new. yet who accurately is the enemy? Is she or he a vengeful colleague? A adverse pupil? A terrorist sect? The questions mount as Kate searches for Reed--accompanied via her trusty new significant other, a Saint Bernard dog named Bancroft. soaring close to Kate and Bancroft are rampant cruelties and calculated risk. the instant is ripe for homicide. . . .

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Download E-books Sherlock Holmes: The American Years PDF

By Michael Kurland

A compelling quantity of unique stories bearing on Sherlock Holmes' mythical time in the US

With an advent via Leslie S. Klinger, editor and compiler of all 3 volumes of the Annotated Sherlock Holmes, this number of ten unique tales brings gentle to 1 of the least tested classes within the lifetime of the good detective―his time within the former colonies, the USA. This Holmes is a younger one―a younger guy now not but set upon his path in existence and in his well-known accommodations at 221B Baker highway. In Richard Lupoff 's "Inga Sigerson Weds," he is come to the US to symbolize the relations at his sister's marriage ceremony. In "My Silk Umbrella," Mark Twain narrates his fateful stumble upon with Holmes at a baseball (generic term) in Hartford, Connecticut; Steve Hockensmith narrates the assembly of the younger William Gillette and the article of his later, most famed flip upon the level; and Peter Tremayne unearths the intersection of Holmes and the Irish within the nineteenth century American midwestern panorama. With extra tales by means of Marta Randall, Rhys Bowen, Peter Beagle, and others, the legend, the mythology or even the background of the world's maximum detective is extra greater via those captivating, smart and mystifying tales.

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Download E-books The First Apostle (Chris Bronson) PDF

By James Becker

An Englishwoman is located lifeless in a home close to Rome, her neck damaged. Her distraught husband enlists assistance from his closest pal, policeman Chris Bronson, who discovers an old inscription on a slab of stone above their fire. It interprets as ‘Here Lie the Liars.’ Pursued throughout Europe, Bronson and his ex-wife discover a path of clues that lead them again to the shadowy beginnings of Christianity; to an old code inscribed upon a stone; to a chalice embellished with mysterious symbols. And to a dangerous conspiracy in order to rock the rules of our smooth global if published.

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Download E-books The Mysterious Mr. Quin: A Harley Quin Collection (Harley Quin Mysteries) PDF

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated 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 puzzling puzzles to William Morrow Paperbacks. The inimitable Christie intrigues, surprises, and delights once more with The Mysterious Mr. Quin—a riveting choice of brief tales situated round the enigmatic Harley Quin, whose unpredictable comings and goings tend to be an outstanding indication that anything is set to happen…and not often for the best.

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Download E-books The Lamp of the Wicked (Merrily Watkins Mysteries) PDF

By Phil Rickman

In Merrily's 5th day out, a serial killer seems to be at the loose—and Merrily has her doubts in regards to the detective in command of the case

After part a century of degradation, the village of Underhowle appeared to be on the point of a brand new prosperity. Now, as a substitute, it sort of feels destined for notoriety because the domestic of a psychotic serial killer. DI Francis Bliss, of Hereford CID, is confident he is familiar with the place the our bodies are buried. yet Merrily Watkins, known as in to behavior a debatable funeral, wonders if Bliss isn't really blinkered by way of own ambition. And are the Underhowle deaths relatively associated with maybe the main sickening killings in British legal history?

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Download E-books The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes PDF

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s selection of tales that includes the world’s maximum consulting detective has now been re-written, with the entire characters regendered. Now stick to pass over Sherlock Holmes as she makes use of her exceptional powers of deduction to unravel her such a lot tough mysteries.

The Adventures of Sherlock houses is a suite of twelve of the simplest tales that includes the good detective. From unravelling the curious situations her new buyer unearths herself in within the Red-Headed League to getting to know the mysterious reason behind dying throughout the experience of the Speckled Band, leave out Sherlock Holmes’s powers of deduction will astound you!

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Download E-books A Witch Before Dying: A Wishcraft Mystery PDF

By Heather Blake

Darcy Merriweather is Salem, Massachusetts’ most modern resident Wishcrafter—a witch who can supply needs for others. whereas Darcy isn’t in a position to supply needs for herself, she does own a definite knack for fixing problems—including the occasional homicide…

When Darcy is employed via Elodie Keaton to wash up her lacking mother’s disorderly domestic, the Wishcrafter is definitely up for the duty. in any case, the motto of her Aunt Ve’s own concierge carrier As you need is “No task Impossible.” yet underneath the piles of previous newspapers and knickknacks Darcy discovers anything even more disturbing—Patrice Keaton’s physique.

Darcy’s decided to provide Elodie peace of brain via investigating her mother’s disappearance and demise. Patrice used to be final noticeable over a yr in the past after a struggle along with her Charmcrafter boyfriend. was once her homicide a criminal offense of ardour? Or have been Patrice’s problems as a result of the Anicula, a wish-granting amulet? Now Darcy has not to basically discover a killer, she has to discover the Anicula— sooner than the facility of final want success falls into the incorrect fingers…  

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Download E-books Motherless Brooklyn PDF

By Jonathan Lethem

From America's so much artistic novelist, Jonathan Lethem, comes this compelling and compulsive riff at the vintage detective novel.

Lionel Essrog is Brooklyn's personal self-appointed Human Freakshow, an orphan whose Tourettic impulses force him to bark, count number, and rip aside our language in startling and unique ways.  Together with 3 veterans of the St. Vincent's domestic for Boys, he works for small-time mobster Frank Minna's limo carrier cum detective organisation. existence with out Frank Minna, the charismatic King of Brooklyn, will be unbelievable, so who cares if the projects he units them are, good, now not precisely felony. but if Frank is fatally stabbed, one in all Lionel's colleagues lands in penitentiary, the opposite vie for his place, and the victim's widow skips city. Lionel's international is all at once topsy-turvy, and this outcast who has difficulty even talking makes an attempt to untangle the threads of the case whereas attempting to continue the phrases instantly in his head.  Motherless Brooklyn is a brilliantly unique homage to the vintage detective novel by way of the most acclaimed writers of his iteration.

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Download E-books The Cat Who Smelled a Rat PDF

By Lilian Jackson Braun

Meet prizewinning reporter Jim Qwilleran and his amazing Siamese cats Koko and Yum Yum—the very unlikely, most original, most pleasurable staff in detective fiction!

The means Jim Qwilleran sees it, there’s not anything worse than being left excessive and dry. yet that’s precisely the place he’s been ever considering a record-breaking drought hit Moose County. He’s bedraggled. Beleaguered. And, following a rash of fires at neighborhood historical minesites, deeply bewildered. a few blame the blazes on undesirable climatic conditions, yet Qwill’s pondering arson. And while a mysterious explosion is via a blood-chilling homicide, he starts off heavily praying for snow—and solutions. great thing Koko can odor hassle a mile away…

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