Agatha Raisin and a Spoonful of Poison (Agatha Raisin, Book 19)

By M. C. Beaton

Cranky yet lovely sleuth Agatha Raisin's detective company has turn into such a success that she wishes not anything greater than to take caliber time for relaxation and leisure. yet once she starts remaining the business enterprise on weekends, she recollects that once she has lots of caliber time, she doesn't comprehend what to do with it. So it doesn't take a lot for the vicar of a close-by village to cajole her to assist publicize the church fete - in particular whilst the fair's organizer, George Selby, seems to be a stunning widower.

Agatha brings out the crowds for the fete, okay, yet there's extra occurring than blameless village enjoyable. a number of of the choices within the jam-tasting sales space grow to be spiked with LSD, and the festive relatives occasion turns into the scene of 2 murders.

Along together with her younger and (much to her dismay) beautiful sidekick, Toni, Agatha needs to discover the reality at the back of the jam tampering, maintain the church cash secure from robbery, and disclose the nasty secrets and techniques lurking within the village -...

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Bloodhound: The Legend of Beka Cooper #2

By Tamora Pierce

Beka Cooper, the heroine of Terrier, isn't any longer a Puppy.

She's a puppy now—a full-fledged member of the Provost's safeguard, devoted to holding peace in Tortall. yet there is unrest all through land. Counterfeit cash are turning up in outlets everywhere in the capital urban of Corus, and the nation's economic climate is close to collapse.

The canine observe that the counterfeit funds turns out to originate in Port Caynn. So Beka heads upriver to enquire, touring along with her mentor, Goodwin; Achoo, a hound whose nostril is as sharp as her claws; and the pigeon Slapper, who consists of the voices of the dead.

In Port Caynn, Beka delves deep into the playing international, the place she meets a captivating banking clerk named Dale Rowan. Beka thinks she might be falling for Rowan, yet she will not allow anything—or anyone—jeopardize her project. From the Silversmith's Guild to the Provost's condominium to the town sewers, it will not be adequate for Beka to be her traditional Terrier self. She'll need to examine from Achoo the best way to sniff out the criminals—to be a Bloodhound. . . .

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Miss Silver Deals With Death: A Miss Silver Mystery

By Patricia Wentworth

While her fiance, Giles Armitage, is misplaced at sea in the midst of the second one global conflict, Meade Underwood is left within the corporation of a middle-aged aunt with not anything yet a humdrum around of bridge events and battle paintings to fill her days. an opportunity come upon restores Giles to Meade yet he has misplaced his reminiscence, and their rediscovered happiness is threatened via the machinations of the scheming Carola Roland, a determine from Giles's forgotten previous. So whilst Carola is viciously murdered, Giles turns into the executive suspect and it takes all omit Silver's ingenuity to solve the genuine importance of the crime and its electrifying effects.

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Blue Diary

By Alice Hoffman

From the New York Times best-selling writer of The Dovekeepers, a New York Times Bestseller and awesome e-book.

The braveness to stand the unthinkable is on the middle of this tremendous new novel. How will we have the capacity to confront the truths in our lives and locate forgiveness within the such a lot unforgiving of conditions? How will we love actually and deeply in an international that's as brutal because it is beautiful?

When Ethan Ford fails to teach up for paintings on a super summer season morning, none of his acquaintances might bet that for greater than 13 years, he has been operating from his previous. His real nature has been locked away, as hidden as his genuine id. yet occasionally locks spring open, and the devastating truths of Ethan Ford's background shatter the small-town peace of Monroe, affecting friends and family alike.

This deeply felt and compelling novel makes it transparent why Alice Hoffman has been known as "one of the simplest writers we have now this present day" (Cleveland undeniable Dealer). sincere, shattering, seductive, and eventually therapeutic, Blue Diary is an unforgettable novel by way of a author who tells "truths strong adequate to wreck a reader's middle" (Time).

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Weather

By Isobelle Winter

Loyalty will fee him every thing he loves. break out will fee him every thing he's. Julian Lambert has safe people with supernatural skills from enslavement and dying his complete lifestyles. yet there's extra to Julian than even he suspects, and whilst his personal powers floor, he reveals 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 stored others, yet can he store himself?

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El coleccionista de libros

By Charlie Lovett

Amor y obsesión se unen en una historia sobre el enigma de Shakespeare.Tras los angeles muerte de su esposa Amanda, Peter Byerly, coleccionista y vendedor de libros antiguos, deja Estados Unidos y se retira del mundo. Nueve meses más tarde, Peter, instalado ya en una casita de l. a. campiña inglesa, se atreve por fin a entrar de nuevo en una librería de viejo. Mientras hojea un handbook del siglo XVIII sobre falsificaciones de escritores clásicos, encuentra entre las páginas del libro una acuarela victoriana que representa a una mujer idéntica a Amanda. Peter, obsesionado por averiguar quiénes fueron el autor y l. a. mujer del retrato, se embarca en una investigación que le permitirá resolver uno de los debates más controvertidos de los angeles historia de los angeles literatura: l. a. verdadera identidad de las obras atribuidas a William Shakespeare.El coleccionista de libros es una unique novela de misterio que nos lleva desde los angeles actualidad hasta el mundo de Shakespeare, pasando por los angeles Inglaterra del siglo XIX. Asimismo es un canto de amor a los libros destinado a hacer las delicias de todos los amantes de l. a. lectura. «Una fascinante novela de intriga literaria que te mantiene en vilo hasta su apasionante final.»

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Chain of Evidence (A Burren Mystery)

By Cora Harrison

“Harrison, like Peter Tremayne in his Sister Fidelma sequence, offers an outstanding model of historic secret” Booklist - while extended family chief Garrett MacNamara’s useless physique is located at the highway after a herd of cows has escaped, what used to be at the beginning assumed to be a sad case of him being squashed to a pulp by way of farm animals turns into extra sinister whilst an area claims they observed a sequence connected to the mutilated physique – which has now disappeared. Mara and her students needs to now examine: used to be Slaney, Garrett’s spouse, threatened by way of new arrivals, or is she being blamed for his homicide to transparent the best way for a brand new chief . . .? 

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Therapy: An Alex Delaware Novel

By Jonathan Kellerman

NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER
 
in the back of the yellow crime-scene tape, a brutal tableau awaits. On a lonely fans’ lane within the hills of la, a tender couple lies murdered in a motor vehicle. every one sufferer bears a unmarried gunshot wound to the top. notwithstanding the feminine is still unidentified, her male better half has a name—Gavin Quick—and a prior that had landed him on a therapist’s sofa.
 
“Labyrinthine twists, first-class pacing, and hard-boiled, swaggering dialogue.”—The Washington Post
 
It’s there, on usual turf, that psychologist-sleuth Alex Delaware hopes to discover important clues. And that suggests going head-to-head with Dr. Mary Lou Koppel, a celeb psychologist who fiercely guards the privateness of her consumers . . . alive or lifeless. As Delaware follows a series of greed, corruption, and betrayal snaking hideously throughout the occupation he suggestion he knew, he’ll move into territory even he by no means dreamed of treading.

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Blind Switch: A Jack Doyle Mystery (Jack Doyle Series)

By John McEvoy

Desperate Jack Doyle accepts a sketchy task which results in a dangerous video game of adjusting horse races and murder--of the four-legged kind.... One-time beginner boxer Jack Doyle, an irreverent and rebellious ads account consultant, is going to paintings one high quality Chicago day and unearths his desk--and his job--both long past. A two-time loser on the marriage online game besides, Doyle, often ultra-confident, fishes himself out of a bottle to take inventory, figuring out, ""with a thumping finality, that lifestyles yes as hell did have his quantity and used to be crunching it.""~At unfastened ends, Doyle accepts a most original provide from an acquaintance, Moe Kellman, ""furrier to the Mob,"" to mend a horse race. The context of constructing the deal, a Cubs video game at storied Wrigley box, units the tone for the drama that follows. hence starts a sequence of occasions that may lead the FBI to Doyle's door the place they ""coopt"" him right into a quest after those people who are maiming or killing thoroughbred horses for his or her assurance values. Their number 1 aim is a loathsome media multi-millionaire who cannot undergo to lose at anything.~Built upon fresh genuine occasions, spiced with satire and peppered all through with enticing loonies, Blind change is a noteworthy first novel with a hero compelled to invite in its final line, ""Where have I long gone right?""

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Terminal Grill

By Rosemary Aubert

At a questionable literary occasion in a seedy bar within the Toronto of the 1980's, a 40-something girl meets the proverbial darkish, good-looking stranger. Lulled via poetry, song and drink, she starts off a dating with somebody whose previous, current and chancy destiny appear to be created out of not anything. As she struggles to determine who and what this individual fairly is, she is drawn a growing number of deeply into the sensuous seize of his compelling sexuality. In an age earlier than fb, Twitter and Wikipedia, she has no option to research the genuine id of the guy who's quickly claiming increasingly more of her lifestyles. And finally, no strategy to work out easy methods to escape...

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