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The Bite on the End of the Line (Volume 1)

By Simon Cantan

Clinging to the bar working alongside front of the platform, Sergeant Osric has loads of time to consider how he bought there. approximately how he’s capturing via a wooded area on a rocket powered railcar. approximately how a grinning thief is clinging to a similar bar beside him. so much of all, notwithstanding, approximately how he’s heading for Bytarend; a city no-one has heard from in nearly 100 years. There needs to be an affordable reason behind their silence, in the end. Osric attempts to consider a cause that doesn’t lead to his terrible death… … he can’t get a hold of one.

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A Crafty Killing (Victoria Square Mystery)

By Lorraine Bartlett

The very last thing Katie Bonner sought after used to be to develop into the executive of Artisans Alley. but if her company associate, Ezra Hilton, is located mendacity on the backside of a staircase, bludgeoned to dying, she has no different selection. a suite of cubicles for artisans and craft in a renovated applesauce manufacturing facility construction, Artisans Alley is the most appeal within the old fashioned Victoria sq. buying sector. yet enterprise less than Ezra have been faltering--While the law enforcement officials are continuing by means of the e-book, Katie is investigating by way of the booths--for the reply to the killer's identification lies within the hidden secrets and techniques of Artisans Alley itself.

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Grade A Stupid: Book 1 of the Darcy Walker Series

By A. J. Lape

AN AMAZON no 1 BESTSELLER IN adolescents MYSTERIES & THRILLERS SPIES AND DETECTIVE STORIES!

Fifteen years in the past, Darcy Walker's mom and dad notion it was once a good suggestion to provide her a special identify: Darcy, that means "dark walker." even if that used to be a stroke of genius or stroke of silly, they certainly nailed the irony. She lacks path, her grades stink regardless of a excessive IQ, she's boringly average--although flirting admirers declare otherwise--and God support her, she's infatuated with a bad-boy.

A bad-boy that her hottie ally, Dylan, needs might get familiar with his fist.

And, oh yeah, there is that tattoo that used to be a royally silly idea.

With her lifestyles spiraling uncontrolled, every little thing adjustments whilst she skips category and unearths a lifeless body...in truth, it will get worse. It bounce begins Darcy's inner-verb, and her mind hardwired for motion will get stuck up in a scenario she cannot enable go.

Set within the fictional Cincinnati city of Valley, Ohio, Darcy falls right into a international of threats, violence, and gangland exploits chasing down each clue to finger the assassin. whilst a fellow misfit is arrested for the crime, Darcy is going from zero-to-sixty attempting to transparent his name--constructing aliases, breaking the legislation, every thing that makes ideal experience to her yet reeks of Grade A silly to every person else.

Trouble is...will she stay to work out 16?

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Days of the Dead (Benjamin January, Book 7)

By Barbara Hambly

The New York Times hails Barbara Hambly’s novels that includes Benjamin January as “masterly,” “ravishing,” and “haunting.” The Chicago Tribune crowns them “dazzling…January is a perfectly wealthy and complicated character.” Now the bestselling writer returns with a narrative that leads January from the dangerously sensual milieu of latest Orleans right into a global seething with superstition and darkish spirits, the place one man’s freedom activates a case of homicide and blood vengeance.

Days of the Dead

Mexico urban within the autumn of 1835 is a lawless position, teeming with bandits and beggars. yet an pressing letter from a determined pal attracts Benjamin January and his new bride Rose from New Orleans to this newly unfastened province. the following they pray they’ll locate Hannibal Sefton alive—and now not putting from the top of a rope.Sefton stands accused of murdering the one son of in demand landowner Don Prospero de Castellon. but if Benjamin and Rose arrive at Hacienda Mictlán, they come upon a murky tangle of relatives kinfolk, and multiple suspect in younger Fernando’s homicide.

While the proof opposed to Hannibal is damning, Benjamin is sure that his consumptive, peace-loving fellow musician isn’t able to homicide. Their in basic terms allies are the useless boy’s part sister, who occurs to be Hannibal’s most modern inamorata, and the mentally risky Castellon himself, who awaits Mexico’s holy Days of the useless, while he believes his slain son will himself demonstrate the id of his killer.The look for the reality will lead Benjamin and Rose down a course that winds from the mazes of the capital’s again streets and barrios to the mythical pyramids of Mictlán and, ultimately, to a spot the place spirits stroll and the lifeless cry out for justice. yet prior to they could lay to leisure the ghosts of the earlier, Benjamin and Rose must cease a flesh-and-blood assassin who’s made up our minds to flee the day of reckoning and upload Benjamin and Rose to the swelling ranks of the lifeless.

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The Clue of the Velvet Mask (Nancy Drew #30)

By Carolyn Keene

A masquerade occasion on the Hendricks’ mansion fast becomes a secret whilst Nancy and her favourite date, Ned Nickerson, undercover agent a stranger approximately to climb the rose trellis to the second one tale. who's this enigmatic guy within the black cloak and the unique lady within the Javanese gown? Are they participants of a gang of wily thieves who sneak into partied given by way of prosperous humans and thieve jewels and artwork treasures? And why is the landlord of the black velvet hooded masks that Ned unearths within the Hendricks’ backyard so eager to get it again? to discover the solutions Nancy and her pal George devise a bold plan. the 2 ladies change identities! George quickly discovers that whereas it really is intriguing to play beginner detective it may be risky to masquerade as Nancy Drew.

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The Mao Case: An Inspector Chen Novel (Inspector Chen Cao)

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police division is frequently assigned instances thought of politically "sensitive," and now the Minister of Public safety insists that Chen in my opinion tackle a 'special assignment.' Leery of foreign embarrassment, the celebration is worried approximately rumors relating to Chairman Mao. Jiao, the granddaughter of an actress who had a 'special courting' to Mao has moved right into a luxurious condo and get involved with a brand new social set headquartered round the remnants of pre-Communist Shanghai society. All with none noticeable technique of support.

Worried that Jiao has inherited a few type of artifact that may end up harmful to Mao's recognition, Chen has been given a number of brief days to infiltrate her social circle, ascertain if the scary fabric exists and, if it does, retrieve it quietly. And if he fails to resolve this 'Mao case,' the results may be disagreeable for all concerned.

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Off Side (A Pepe Carvalho Mystery)

Barcelona’s new football superstar is receiving demise threats and Pepe Carvalho, connoisseur gumshoe and previous political prisoner lower than Franco, is employed to determine who’s in the back of it.
 
Pepe Carvalho is determined to retire. content material to dwell out the remainder of his days having fun with the simplest foodstuff and wine Catalonia has to supply, his plans are wear carry while an government from Barcelona's world-famous football group will pay him a trip. “The heart ahead can be killed at dusk,” reads the observe the administrative provides to Carvalho.
 
With that, the detective, former communist, and one-time worker of the CIA, needs to discover the place this notice is from. Is the probability actual? Is it the paintings of 1 individual? Or is it one of many genuine property moguls tearing Barcelona aside of their conflict over crucial houses of Catalonia?
 
Here Montalbán does for the sport of football what he has performed for nutrients. In a beautiful portrait of Spain’s so much liked activity, football and politics combine in a gripping secret in regards to the reckless excesses—and limits—of strength.

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Weather

By Isobelle Winter

Loyalty will rate him every little thing he loves. get away will fee him every little thing he's. Julian Lambert has secure people with supernatural talents from enslavement and loss of life his complete lifestyles. yet there's extra to Julian than even he suspects, and while his personal powers floor, he unearths himself as a lot in danger as his fees. Now he’s not more than a great tool, with nowhere to conceal from the hideous destiny that awaits him. He’s kept others, yet can he retailer himself?

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Die Smiling (Pinnacle Books Fiction)

By Linda Ladd

Die Young

Hilde Swensen is a attractiveness competition queen with a face to die for and a physique to kill for. yet by the point Detective Claire Morgan reveals her in a bath stall--posed like a grotesquely grinning doll--Hilde is whatever yet lovely. She's the sufferer of a unwell, deranged killer. and she or he will not be the final. . .

Die Beautiful

Brianna Swenson is the wonder queen's sister--and the female friend of Claire's accomplice Bud. She tells Claire that Hilde had lots of enemies, together with a creepy stalker, an abusive ex-boyfriend, and a slew of jealous opponents. yet what she does not say is they either shared a dismal, demanding mystery. A mystery that refuses to die. . .

Die Smiling

From the after-hours events of a sinister funeral domestic to the underworld vendettas of the Miami mob, Claire follows the path along with her lover Nicholas Black, a psychiatrist with secrets and techniques of his personal. yet it isn't till she uncovers facts of unspeakable acts of depravity that Claire realizes she's simply develop into a diabolical killer's subsequent goal. . .

'One of the main creepy, crawly and compelling mental thrillers ever.' --Fresh Fiction on Dark Places

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