Mystery

My Side (Orca Soundings)

By Norah McClintock

Whilst quiet, shy Addie is lured into the woods, she is confident she's going to die. She speedy reveals out that there are worse issues than terror—things like betrayal by the hands of her ally and public humiliation in entrance of the complete school.
   Neely, Addie's ex-best pal, is bored with the usual existence and the standard acquaintances. She is able to take a few percentages to re-invent herself. Is she additionally able to win new associates on the fee of outdated ones?
   There are aspects to each tale, and it really is most unlikely to grasp the reality until eventually you have got heard them either. yet occasionally you do not ever examine the opposite facet of the tale. What drives those pals aside? who's correct and who's incorrect? you will only understand if you happen to learn either side.

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Turkey Day Murder (Lucy Stone Mysteries, No. 7)

By Leslie Meier

Once more, Leslie Meier supplies secret enthusiasts a cause to offer thank you for the eccentric charms of Tinker's Cove and the interesting exploits of its resident beginner sleuth, Lucy Stone.

Turkey Day Murder

Tinker's Cove has an extended background of Thanksgiving festivities, from visits with TomTom Turkey to the yearly Warriors highschool soccer online game and Lucy Stone's extraordinary pumpkin pie. yet this yr, an individual has extra homicide to the menu, and Lucy intends to find who left Metinnicut Indian activist Curt Nolan deader than the proverbial Thanksgiving turkey--with an historical battle membership subsequent to his head.

The checklist of suspects is not precisely a quick one. Nolan had a behavior of disagreeing with almost about each person he met. among solving dinner for twelve and conserving her 4 young ones from tearing one another limb from limb, Lucy has an attractive complete plate already. So what is a bit research? but when she's no longer cautious, she simply might locate herself served up as a last-minute direction, stone-cold useless with all of the trimmings. . .

"I like Lucy Stone much, and so will readers." --Carolyn Hart

"Meier writes with sparkle and warmth." --Chicago sunlight Times

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The Divine Sacrifice (Arthurian Mysteries 2)

Welcome to fifth-century Britain: the Romans have left, the Saxons have invaded, the cities are decaying and the geographical region is risky.

Malgwyn ap Cuneglas, an embittered former soldier who misplaced a limb in wrestle, is now a depended on consultant to Arthur, the excessive King of all Britannia. whilst a monk dies in terrible situations in Glastonbury Abbey, the Abbot demands Malgwyn to enquire.

His look for the reality will draw him into an elaborate internet of spiritual, fiscal and political deceit - and a conspiracy that may endanger every little thing Arthur has fought for.

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The Storyteller of Marrakesh: A Novel

By Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya

A wonderful U.S. debut―a literary secret set within the fabled urban sq. of Marrakesh.

every year, the storyteller, Hassan, gathers listeners to the town sq. to proportion their memories of a tender, international couple who mysteriously disappeared years prior. As quite a few witnesses describe their encounters with the couple―their stories overlapping, confirming, and contradicting each one other―Hassan hopes to gentle upon information that may clarify what occurred to them, and to absolve his personal brother, who's in criminal for his or her disappearance.

As stories circle an elusive fact, the couple takes on an air as enigmatic as their destiny. yet is that this annual storytelling ritual a real try and discover the reality, or is it meant as a substitute to weave an ambiguous mythology round a crime?

the 1st in an bold cycle of novels set within the Islamic global, The Storyteller of Marrakesh is a sublime exploration of the character of fact and our transferring perceptions of fact.

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Behind the Seams (Crochet Mysteries)

By Betty Hechtman

Molly red and her crochet team, the Tarzana Hookers, are delighted while one among their very own will get a shot on the spotlight—but Molly quickly learns that existence within the leisure biz will be lethal…

The crochet group’s casual chief, actress CeeCee Collins, has a film out, and she’s scheduled to seem on a well-known speak exhibit. Molly and the women are excited to tag alongside, but if one of many Hookers is ejected from the viewers for her excited habit, she manages to pull Molly together with her.

It’s no enjoyable being caught within the ready room, yet issues relatively get to the bottom of whilst a manufacturer beverages a cup of espresso with poisoned sweetener. To make concerns worse, CeeCee’s niece Nell—a creation assistant at the express, is the person who served up the spiked drink. Molly and the Hookers needs to put aside their crochet initiatives to transparent Nell’s identify and locate the killer—before another individual turns into the subsequent Hollywood headline…

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Five Little Pigs: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth leave out 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…including the vintage Five Little Pigs, which has Hercule Poirot racing to resolve a case from out of the past.

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The Hunted (National Parks Mystery Series, 5)

By Alane Ferguson

The Landon family members has come to Montana's Glacier nationwide Park to aid work out why grizzly cubs are disappearing. yet for 12-year-old Jack, the true secret is his sister Ashley's unusual habit. What used to be she doing within the woods by myself so early within the morning? And why did she deceive their mom and dad? a series of heart-pounding occasions convey Jack and Ashley face-to-face with an enraged mama grizzly, they usually locate themselves operating for his or her lives as they develop into the hunted.

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The Spy and the Thief: A Jeffery Rand and Nick Velvet Collection

By Edward D. Hoch

A double-barreled collection—two of Edward D. Hoch’s such a lot inventive creations
In the headquarters of Britain’s international workplace, a secretary spies a tv actor creating a replica of a top-secret key. In an island republic, an intelligence operative is murdered simply mins earlier than exposing a Communist mole. And in a bustling jap urban, the chilly battle reaches a turning aspect over a section of movie the dimensions of a pinhead. those are circumstances for C. Jeffery Rand, the fixer inside of Britain’s mystery provider. he's vibrant, ruthless, and clever sufficient by no means to be stunned via the depths to which an enemy undercover agent may possibly sink.
Where Jeffery Rand is hard-nosed, Nick Velvet has a supple contact. A grasp thief, Velvet has a specific ability for stealing strange goods. the place traditional thieves may be content material with jewels or financial institution notes, Velvet pilfers infrequent tigers, water from pools, and the letters on an organization sign.
In this assortment, you'll find seven tales of Rand and 7 of Velvet—two impressive males, one on both sides of the legislations, each one with a knack for doing the impossible.

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Faithful Unto Death (A Sugar Land Mystery)

By Stephanie Jaye Evans

Everything seems ideal in Sugar Land, Texas. yet it’s now not.

No one is aware that larger than Walker “Bear” Wells, a former university soccer participant now serving as a minister during this upscale Texas city, the place recognized athletes combine with ranchers and the neighborhood parish priest desires to arm strive against. It’s a gorgeous master-planned group, yet humans can’t be held to local regulations, and endure offers day-by-day with emotional and non secular difficulties, in either his flock and his circle of relatives.

But by no means homicide. now not until eventually a guy is located useless at the within sight golfing path, his cranium beaten.

Bear has no real interest in taking part in detective. His task is praying for the lifeless, no longer trying to find their killers. yet whenever he turns round, one other part of the research tangles together with his personal life…like the truth that the murdered man’s son—and a primary suspect—is at the moment courting his personal rebellious teenage daughter.

He made a promise to do definitely the right factor. yet keep­ing delivers should be what ended in murder...

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