By Sheila Connolly
In this most modern Orchard secret, novice sleuth Meg Corey takes a chunk out of crime...
a few baby-faced cooks, clean out of cooking university, want to open a cafe in Granford. They plan on utilizing neighborhood foods-great information for urban lady banker-turned orchard proprietor Meg Corey. but whilst one of many cooks is located lifeless, face-down in a farmer's pig wallow, plans come to a screeching halt. And Meg quickly discovers they could have a in the community grown killer on their arms.
By Budjette Tan
While the sunlight units within the urban of Manila, don't you dare make a incorrect flip and turn out in that dimly-lit part of the metro, the place aswang run the most-wanted kidnapping earrings, the place kapre are the kingpins of crime, and engkantos slip during the cracks and thieve your most useful possessions.
When crime takes a flip for the bizarre, the police name Alexandra Trese.
By Melanie Jackson
Chloe Boston, unofficial detective and meter maid, is available whilst the Christmas parade’s grand marshal keels over in his old vehicle. whatever is rotten one of the sweet canes and rollicking elves, yet will Chloe have time to discover the killer ahead of Santa involves city?
By Michael Innes
Businessman Carl Carson makes a decision to make a touch for South the US to flee the commercial droop, leaving his domestic and his barmy spouse. yet he has an issue: if his corporation have been obvious to be drawing in its horns, it wouldn't final per week. His answer is his wife's favourite delusion—an imaginary son, named Robin. Carson plans to level a fictitious kidnapping. in spite of everything, what can be extra typical than a father liquidating his resources to pay the ransom call for? regrettably, Carson has a slightly astute neighbor, Sir John Appleby, ex-Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police.
By Charlotte MacLeod, Alisa Craig
The Grub-and-Stakers, a gardening membership in small city Ontario, obtain a bequest to run The Aralia Polyphema Architrave Museum. yet somebody pushes their new curator off the roof. Dittany Henbit Monk and her Western-writer husband first remedy a big clue - a bride cover embroidered with little multi-colored bees.
By Ellis Peters
In October of 1142, an area landlord offers the Potter's box to the neighborhood clergy. The clergymen start to plow it, and the blades happen the lengthy tresses of a tender girl, lifeless over a yr. Then the coming of a beginner who fled from an abbey ravaged via civil struggle in East Anglia complicates existence even additional for Brother Cadfael.
From the writer of the New York Times–bestselling Inspector Montalbano secret sequence, twenty-one brief tales spanning the cherished detective’s profession
Inspector Montalbano has charmed readers in nineteen well known novels, and now in Montalbano’s First Case and different Stories, Andrea Camilleri has chosen twenty-one brief tales, written together with his trademark wit and humor, that keep on with Italy’s recognized detective via spotlight circumstances of his profession. From the name tale, that includes a tender deputy Montalbano newly assigned to Vigàta, to “Montalbano Says No,” within which the inspector makes a late-night name to Camilleri himself to refuse an outlandish case, this assortment is a necessary addition to any Inspector Montalbano fan’s bookshelf and a superb strategy to introduce readers to the across the world bestselling sequence.
By Rhonda Pollero
Finley turns into a house owner during this new event while her mom sells her a bit cottage on fashionable Palm seashore that her mom and her past due stepfather obtained years in the past. yet abnormal issues commence taking place on the new condo, scaring Finley and forcing her to name attractive P.I. Liam McGarrity. To make issues worse, the legislation enterprise has employed Tony Caprelli to move up a felony department, and he insists that Finley take carrying on with schooling classes so she will be able to support him. the one factor Finley hates greater than paintings is tuition, yet she is going besides the plan simply because Tony is primo relationship fabric. among the pressures of labor and college, a creepy new apartment to renovate and beautify, and an enticing new legal professional to consider, Finley investigates the homicide.
By Michael Innes
All he stated used to be "London, a Poem". The tobacconist took Meredith's murmur to be the password and ushered him into the headquarters of Europe's artwork thieves. And by way of the top of that day, the gentle student chanced on a expertise for appearing, rescued a woman and a brace of bloodhounds - and devoted a homicide.
By Janet Evanovich
A Featured trade number of the Literary Guild and Doubleday booklet membership and a first-rate number of the secret Guild
Janet Evanovich, bestselling writer of One for the Money, Two for the Dough, and Three to Get Deadly, ratings immense with Four to Score, her so much exciting Stephanie Plum event but. operating for her bail bondsman cousin Vinnie, Stephanie is sizzling at the path of revenge-seeking waitress Maxine Nowicki, whose crimes comprise bail leaping, robbery, and extortion. an individual is terrifying Maxine's acquaintances, and people who have visible her are turning up useless. additionally at the hunt for Maxine is Joyce Barnhardt, Stephanie's archenemy and rival bounty hunter. Stephanie's perspective by no means wavers-- even if aided through loopy Grandma Mazur, ex-hooker and wannabe bounty hunter Lula, and transvestite rock musician Sally Sweet-- or even while Stephanie makes an enemy whose lethal strategies expand from threatening messages to firebombs. All of this pales compared, notwithstanding, with an excellent higher risk Stephanie faces, while, homeless and broke, she and her hamster Rex circulate in with a vice cop Joe Morelli. RATED PG35 for licentious wit and libidinous cohabitation.