Category Archives: Detective Fiction

Download Kissing Arizona (Sarah Burke, Book 3) by Elizabeth Gunn PDF

By Elizabeth Gunn

As Sarah Burke and her group of police detectives examine an obvious murder-suicide in a widely known kin of neighborhood retailers, their façade of diligent respectability explodes in a burst of violence that rips the canopy off long-concealed relations secrets and techniques.

In a moment case, Southern Arizona's assorted inhabitants streams collide as border crossers and drug smugglers, federal brokers and native police officers struggle for turf and solutions in a stunning valley that's been enjoyed and battled over for hundreds of years.

The most up-to-date Sarah Burke secret from the writer of Jake Hines.

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Download The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi: Detective by Okamoto Kido PDF

By Okamoto Kido

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After an introduction/bio on Kido Okamoto, the writer, you're given 14 instances or tales founded round Inspector Hanshichi which happen throughout the past due Tokugawa-Early Meiji period. and also you feel like you've being transported again to that point as you learn those tales. The situations are typically murder with a hand complete with paranormal topics in them.

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Download Poisoned Bride and Other Judge Dee Mysteries by Robert Van Gulik PDF

By Robert Van Gulik

Pass judgement on Dee is a semi-fictional personality in keeping with the historic determine Di Renjie, Justice of the Peace and statesman of the Tang court docket. the nature first seemed within the 18th century chinese language detective novel Di Gong An. After Robert van Gulik stumbled on it in a second-hand e-book shop in Tokyo, he translated the radical into English after which used the fashion and characters to jot down his unique pass judgement on Dee tales.

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Download Ruddy Gore (Phryne Fisher, Book 7) by Kerry Greenwood PDF

By Kerry Greenwood

Operating past due to a gala functionality of Gilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore, Phryne Fisher meets a few thugs in darkish alley and handles them convincingly ahead of they could wreck her silver gown. She then reveals that she has rescued the good-looking Lin Chung, and his grandmother, who in brief mistake her for a deity.
Denying divinity yet accepting cognac, she later maintains adequately to the theatre the place her evening is back interrupted through a weird and wonderful loss of life onstage.

What hyperlinks can Phryne locate among the ridiculously wonderful plot of Ruddigore, the chinese language neighborhood of Little Bourke St., or the actors treading the forums of His Majestys Theatre?

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Download The Alpine Fury (Emma Lord Mystery, Book 6) by Mary Daheim PDF

By Mary Daheim

Unique ebook: 1995

BANK ON MURDER
For generations the venerable family-owned financial institution has served the previous logging city within the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. yet all at once Marv Peterson, financial institution president and kinfolk patriarch, turns out unnaturally distracted; his heirs and staff are jittery. And while a banker from Seattle involves city, allegedly on a fishing holiday, Emma Lord, editor and writer of The Alpine suggest, makes a decision to do a little bit fishing herself.
Abetted by way of her unsinkable house-and-home editor, Emma snoops for a narrative and finally ends up investigating murder--the strangling demise of the bank's horny blonde bookkeeper after a rendezvous at an area inn. Did she die as a result of whom she knew or what she knew? Sheriff Milo circumvent hasn't a clue, yet Emma and The recommend get set to roll with the stunning fact and the most important tale in history....

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Download Return of the Thin Man (After the Thin Man and Another Thin by Dashiell Hammett PDF

By Dashiell Hammett

Two never-before-published novellas that includes Nick & Nora Charles
Dashiell Hammett was once a criminal offense author who increased the style to actual literature, and the skinny guy was once Hammett's last--and such a lot successful--novel. Following the large luck of "The skinny Man" motion picture in 1934, Hammett was once commissioned to write down tales for extra movies. He wrote full-length novellas, for the movies that grew to become "After the skinny Man" and "Another skinny Man". Bringing again his vintage characters, retired deepest investigator Nick Charles and his former debutante spouse Nora, who go back domestic to discover Nora’s relatives gardener murdered, pulling the couple again into one other lethal video game of cat and mouse. Hammett has written absolutely pleasing "Thin Man" tales, with vintage, barbed Hammett discussion and completely constructed characters.

Neither of those tales has been formerly released (except for a partial in a small journal 25 years ago). The go back of the skinny guy is a highly unique learn that brings again vintage characters from one of many maximum of poser writers who ever lived. This booklet is destined to develop into crucial analyzing for Hammett's hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts and a brand new iteration of puzzle readers the realm over.

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Download Cat Among the Pigeons (Hercule Poirot, Book 32) by Agatha Christie PDF

By Agatha Christie

Disagreeable issues are occurring in an specific college for women - such things as homicide! overdue one evening, lecturers examine a mysterious flashing mild within the activities pavilion, whereas the remainder of the college sleeps. There, one of the lacrosse sticks, they bump into the physique of the unpopular video games mistress -- shot in the course of the middle from element clean diversity. the varsity is thrown into chaos whilst the 'cat' moves back. regrettably, schoolgirl Julia Upjohn is aware an excessive amount of. specifically, she understands that with no Hercule Poirot's aid, she is going to be the following sufferer!

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Download Pietr the Latvian (Inspector Maigret, Book 1) by Georges Simenon PDF

By Georges Simenon

A gripping new translation of the 1st novel within the well-known Inspector Maigret series

What he sought, what he waited and watched out for used to be the crack within the wall. In different phrases, the moment while the man or woman comes out from at the back of the opponent...

Who is Pietr the Latvian? Is he a gentleman thief? A Russian ingesting absinthe in a dirty bar? A married Norwegian sea captain? A twisted corpse in a teach toilet? Or is he all of those males? Inspector Maigret, monitoring a mysterious adversary and a path of our bodies, needs to bide his time sooner than the reply comes into focus.

The first booklet within the fresh Penguin Simenon sequence that includes very good renderings by means of a few of today's top translators from French, Pietr the Latvian introduces the intrepid Inspector to a brand new viewers.

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Download Four Blind Mice (Alex Cross, Book 8) by James Patterson PDF

By James Patterson

At the verge of resigning from the D.C. police strength, Detective Alex move understands he can't refuse this situation. His associate John Sampson has a chum who has been framed for homicide and is dealing with the gasoline chamber. His accusers? the U.S. military. As a brand new lady in Cross's existence brings him desire within the face of a devastating loss at domestic, move and Sampson cross up opposed to codes of honor and silence and 3 ruthless killers. yet an even bigger probability lies in wait: Their controller, a deadly genius who will introduce move to new depths of terror . . the final of the 4 BLIND MICE.

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