By Camille Minichino
A Periodic desk Mystery
Retired physicist Gloria Lamerino is again in her previous stomping grounds, Berkeley, California, to wait the marriage of her ally. however the pleasure is short-lived while the taking pictures demise of an emergency scientific technician is hooked up to the woman's fiance, Philip Chambers.
The lacking hyperlink is a duffel bag picked up by way of the EMT as she arrived within the emergency room together with her fatally wounded sufferer: a scientist constructing hugely labeled study on nitrogen. The useless scientist was once Philip Chambers's colleague. Now, the bag -- and its contents -- are lacking. And so is Chambers.
conscious of the dire results of guns grade nitrogen falling into the inaccurate arms, Gloria fears the worst as she attempts to piece jointly a conspiracy that threatens nationwide safety, her top friend's happiness and her personal skill to stick alive.
this is often #7 in A Gloria Lamerino secret.
By Candace Robb
Expertly recreating the social and political upheavals of past due medieval Europe and the expanding strength of the rich service provider type, acclaimed writer Candace Robb introduces a brand new sequence starring Kate Clifford, a lady solid at the warring northern marches of fourteenth century England.
Political unrest permeates York on the cusp of the 15th century, as warring factions take aspects on who may be the rightful king--Richard II or his estranged, robust cousin in exile, Henry Bolingbroke. self reliant minded twenty-year-old Kate Clifford is suffering to dig out from underneath the debt left via her overdue husband. decided to discover how to be safe in her personal wealth and identify her independence in a male ruled society, Kate turns one in every of her homes close to the minster right into a visitor apartment and units up a enterprise. In a dance of energy, she additionally quietly rents the discreet bedchambers to the rich, robust retailers of York for nights with their mistresses.
But the brutal homicide of a mysterious visitor and the disappearance of his spouse for the night threatens all that Kate has equipped. earlier than others on the town pay attention note of a looming scandal, she needs to name upon all of her hard-won survival talents to avoid wasting herself from ruin.
By F. Paul Wilson
The 1st OF A TRILOGY OF REPAIRMAN JACK PREQUELS learn for the 1st time Jack's youth. You'll meet his mom and dad, massive sister Kate and his bully of a brother Tom. whereas aimed for teenagers, F. Paul Wilson doesn't write down and the ebook is as stress-free for adults because it is for youths. And, as you will see from the above description there's lots of foreshadowing of occasions that have been to overhaul Jack as an grownup (i.e. An previous girl with a puppy ?????? making herself identified to Jack whilst he's simply fourteen!)
By Agatha Christie
The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth omit Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and difficult puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. A homicide is Announced in a small city newspaper advertisement—and leave out Marple needs to resolve the fiendish puzzle whilst a criminal offense does certainly occur.
By Eoin McNamee
1949. Lance Curran is decided to prosecute a tender guy for a brutal homicide, within the 'Robert the Painter' case, one that threatens to rip society aside. within the searing July warmth, corruption and justice vie as Harry Ferguson, pass judgement on Curran's fixer, contemplates the souls of fellows adrift, and his personal fall from grace with the gorgeous and wilful Patricia. inside 3 years, Curran can be a pass judgement on, his nineteen 12 months outdated daughter lifeless, by the hands of a nonetheless unknown assassin, and his spouse Doris condemned to an asylum for the remainder of her days.
In Blue Is the Night, it really is Doris who eventually emerges from the fog of deceit and blame to solid new gentle into the homicide of her daughter - as McNamee once more explores and dramatizes a infamous and nefarious case.
By Agatha Christie
The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated 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 difficult puzzles to Harper Paperbacks… together with Sleeping Murder, during which omit Marple turns ghost hunter and uncovers surprising facts of an ideal crime.
By Carolyn Hart
Love is within the air -- yet unfortunately, so is homicide -- as award-winning writer Carolyn Hart returns once more to the South Carolina Low nation island of Broward's Rock and units her pleasant married sleuths, the Darlings, on separate trails to a killer.
Nothing warms the center like romance -- while the uncooked, chilly winds of January sit back the citizens of Broward's Rock to the bone. yet it truly is greater than amore that intrigues secret bookshop proprietor Annie Darling and her husband, Max, whilst filthy rich, widowed paintings client Virginia Neville pronounces her engagement to Jake O'Neill, her good-looking, fascinating, and masses more youthful fiancé, at a gala starting on the Neville gallery. Virginia's cheerful assertion leaves a number of the accumulated -- particularly yes participants of her envious prolonged stepfamily -- relatively peeved. And one of many site visitors takes the scoop more durable than the remainder: sooner than the final champagne bubble pops, homicide disrupts the grand celebration.
Quickly deputized by means of performing Police leader Billy Cameron, troubleshooter Max Darling dives headfirst into the icy investigative waters, leaving spouse Annie a little bit out within the chilly. yet because her younger assistant, Chloe, is a primary suspect -- and certainly one of Jake O'Neill's most modern damaged hearts -- Annie is decided to untangle the unholy marriage of jealousy, blackmail, gunplay, and malicious mischief ... whether it potential crossing swords with hubby Max and putting herself within the perilous direction of a cleverly sadistic stalker.
By Donald E. Westlake
The new Rock introduces John Archibald Dortmunder, the thief whose capers by no means rather come off, as he and his convict pals plot to thieve the terrific Balaboma Emerald.
By Victoria Laurie
The New York Times bestselling writer of the fabulous whodunit”* Lethal Outlook is again along with her most recent Psychic Eye secret. marriage ceremony bells are ringing for psychic Abigail Cooper, yet her senses are tingling that fiancé Dutch is in danger .
It’s acknowledged to be strong good fortune if it rains in your marriage ceremony day, yet Abby sees whatever darker than typhoon clouds at the horizon. She’s simply had a anxious premonition of her fiancé’s homicide. Her husband-to-be has been assigned to a case related to a chain of suicide bombings, and Abby’s spirit publications warn her of approaching danger.
FBI agent Dutch Rivers is preserving his cool, yet Abby can’t quell her nervousness. After one other suicide bombing at an area good looks salon, Abby vows to do every thing in her strength to maintain Dutch secure and get him to the altar. yet at the morning of the rite, she reveals herself in a dire state of affairs, with time operating out .
*Genre move around Reviews
By M.H. Sargent
During this fast moving mystery, Iraq’s best terrorist makes offers – a abducted American contractor could be accomplished on a given date, his physique dumped in Baghdad’s eco-friendly area and an important assault will ensue in seven days.
Working desperately to discover the yankee and thwart the upcoming assault is an elite 4-man CIA crew consisting of an enticing girl medical professional. yet they could in basic terms watch helplessly because the terrorist and his masked henchmen behead the yankee in the course of a dwell video feed carried on the web.
What they don’t be aware of is that one of many masked males isn't a terrorist, yet thoroughly blameless. he's an Iraqi pharmacist who has infiltrated the crowd. His in basic terms target – to discover his lacking fiancée, who the terrorist has additionally abducted.
After the beheading, he's unfastened to move. yet little does he be aware of that his fiancée will carry the deceased American's head to the golf green quarter, and contained in the lifeless man's mouth is proof linking him to the terrorist.
This is the 1st novel within the well known MP-5 CIA sequence via M.H. Sargent.