Death Trap (A Kate O'Donnell Mystery)

By Patricia Hall

Kate O’Donnell, clean from her adventures in Dead Beat, discovers over again there’s a darker aspect to London within the Swinging Sixties. - Beatlemania has reached London, yet younger photographer Kate O’Donnell quickly discovers a darker part of town whilst a prostitute is located murdered off the Portobello street. A West Indian immigrant, Nelson waterproof coat, is arrested, and simmering racial pressure reaches brink. confident of Nelson’s innocence, Kate determines to trace down the true killer. but if her actions allure the eye of infamous gangster King Devine, now not even Kate’s outdated sparring accomplice DS Harry Barnard can ascertain her safety.

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Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham (Agatha Raisin Mysteries, No. 8)

By M. C. Beaton

After a house dye activity ruins her hair, Agatha Raisin, the prickly but cute novice sleuth, turns to the glorious new hairdresser within the neighboring city for support. And as Agatha quickly learns, Mr. John is as expert at repairing her hairstyle as he's at romancing her center. however the fascinating Mr. John is not all he seems to be. in response to gossip round the salon and the village, a few of his former consumers appear to be terrified of him. may Mr. John fairly be a ruthless blackmailer? while a assassin moves on the busy salon, Agatha needs to observe the reality and the killer's id sooner than it really is too late.

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Loyalty Net

By Sharath Komarraju

Mumbai. 2150 advert. India is the world's greatest monetary powerhouse, an international provider of robots. on the seat of all improvement within the state is the IIR, the Indian Institute of Robotics. Its observe is gospel. Its prestige is unmatched.

Then Anil Srinivasan, one of many Institute's top-rated roboticists, will get murdered at a public functionality. Poisoned by way of his personal robot.

The case falls into the lap of Dhaval Malik on the CBI. along with his dismal case list, now not fixing this can suggest demotion, even suspension. however the humans in energy counter him at each step. because the research leads him deeper and deeper into the maze-like edifice on which the rustic is equipped, Dhaval reveals himself cornered. determined. Helpless.

Aid arrives, even though, from an not going resource: the robots themselves.

The trip takes Dhaval into the darkish locked rooms of the IIR, the place outdated, musty secrets and techniques linger. It takes him into the robot's brain, and it really is the following that he needs to locate his solutions. In silicon perceptrons. In flashes of electrical indications that create emotion and suggestion within the machines. within the holes of the Loyalty web, a neural community that forestalls a robotic from ever hurting a man or woman. In his grandfather's reminiscence. In himself.

Science fiction and secret mix seamlessly during this futuristic novel. learn it this day.

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Taken at the Flood (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

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 inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and difficult puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. In her vintage puzzler Taken on the Flood, the indefatigable Poiroit investigates the troubling case of a twice-widowed woman.

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We Have Always Lived in the Castle: (Penguin Orange Collection)

By Shirley Jackson

Part of the Penguin Orange assortment, a limited-run sequence of twelve influential and cherished American classics in a daring sequence layout supplying a latest tackle the enduring Penguin paperback
 
For the 70th anniversary of Penguin Classics, the Penguin Orange assortment celebrates the historical past of Penguin’s iconic booklet layout with twelve influential American literary classics representing the breadth and variety of the Penguin Classics library. those collectible variants are wearing the enduring orange and white tri-band conceal layout, first created in 1935, whereas french flaps, top of the range paper, and notable conceal illustrations give you the state-of-the-art layout remedy that's the signature of Penguin Classics Deluxe variants today.

We Have constantly Lived within the Castle
 
Taking readers deep right into a labyrinth of darkish neurosis, We Have regularly Lived within the citadel is might be the crowning fulfillment of Shirley Jackson’s outstanding occupation: a deliciously unsettling novel a few perverse, remoted, and probably murderous family members and the dramatic fight that ensues while an unforeseen customer interrupts their strange lifestyle.

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Armchair in Hell (Peter Chambers)

By Henry Kane

Originally released in 1948

When a lush brunette turns up unexpectedly useless in a stranger’s mattress, and an old broker (who is “mostly legit”) settles down in a simple chair with a dagger in his again, and a big-time gambler drops all bets at the kitchen flooring in a pool of blood—then Peter Chambers, fiction’s such a lot attention-grabbing, hard-boiled inner most eye, reveals himself staked out as sufferer quantity four in a high priced video game of dying and overseas intrigue.

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Murder in Plain Sight (Hqn)

By Marta Perry

Did a sweet-faced Amish youngster brutally homicide a tender girl? to avoid wasting her profession, big-city legal professional Jessica Langdon is decided to safeguard him—against the community's sour or even violent outrage. but with no an figuring out of Amish tradition, Jessica needs to depend on conceited businessman Trey Morgan, who has ties to the Amish group… and believes within the boy's guilt.

Jessica has threats coming from either side: an area enthusiast, stirred up through the biased exposure of the case; the useless girl's boyfriend; even from the individual she's discovered to belief the main, Trey Morgan. yet simply while Jessica fears she's put her belief within the fallacious guy, Trey saves her existence. And now they have to either succeed in right into a risky previous to guard everyone's future—including their own.

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One Cold Night

By Katia Lief

“Jam-packed with center preventing suspense.” –Book Fetish

ONE chilly evening SHE DISAPPEARED…

New York Police detective Dave Strauss is haunted by means of the only case he couldn’t clear up. A schoolgirl vanished off the streets of Brooklyn, with just a path of blood and a sequence of untraceable mobilephone calls from “the Groom” hinting at her destiny. Now the chilly darkish evening has engulfed one other younger girl—but this time she is a part of Dave’s relations. He and his spouse, Susan, comprehend fourteen-year-old Lisa has no longer run away, and so they be aware of her disappearance is not only a sad accident. And as soon as the 1st mobilephone name comes, they comprehend she’s no longer alone….

PRAISE FOR KATIA LIEF’S NOVELS

“Mesmerizing.” --Lisa Gardner

“Nail-biting suspense." —Richard Montanari

“Brilliant.” –Suspense Magazine

“Exhilarating.” –The secret Gazette

“Taut, fresh storytelling.” –Publishers Weekly

“Readers may want to learn extra of this proficient writer's work." —New York magazine of Books

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No Mallets Intended (A Vintage Kitchen Mystery)

By Victoria Hamilton

TO THE MANOR DEAD
 
The Queensville historical past Society is restoring the once-grand Dumpe Manor. whereas Dumpe kin and society individuals use the social gathering to airborne dirt and dust off outdated grudges, Jaymie Leighton prefers to embellish the kitchen with actual melancholy period furniture. a set of classic wood mallets present in the home is an ideal addition to her demonstrate, yet one additionally bargains a late-night intruder definitely the right weapon to knock Jaymie subconscious sooner than escaping.
 
Though the assault has every body on area, not anything is lacking from the home. possibly it was once basically a vagrant who inspiration where was once nonetheless deserted. but if Dumpe Manor’s resident historian is murdered with a mallet from an identical assortment, it’s time for Jaymie to show up the warmth at the research prior to another person turns into history.

Includes recipes!

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The Arabian Nightmare

By Robert Irwin

The hero and guiding strength of this epic delusion is an insomniac younger guy who, not able to sleep, publications the reader during the slender streets of Cairo-a mysterious urban filled with deceit and trickery.

He narrates a posh tangle of goals and imaginings that describe an environment regularly moving among sumptuously discovered orientalism, erotic event, and dry humor. the result's a thought-provoking puzzle field of intercourse, philosophy, and theology.

equivalent to Italo Calvino, and Umberto Eco, this cult vintage is ultimately again in print!

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