Download E-books Agatha Raisin and the Perfect Paragon (Agatha Raisin, Book 16) PDF

By M. C. Beaton

After approximately being killed through either a employed hit guy and her former secretary, Agatha Raisin may well use a few low-key circumstances. So whilst Robert Smedley walks in the course of the door, made up our minds to turn out that his spouse is dishonest, Raisin Investigations instantly bargains to help.

Trouble is, Agatha hates divorce circumstances - specially while she's been employed via Smedley - yet she has a company to run now and she's no longer approximately to show away a paying buyer. regrettably for Agatha, Mabel Smedley seems to be the correct spouse, younger, beautiful and a customary volunteer at church. yet simply as Agatha is able to surrender, Smedley is poisoned with weed killer, leaving Mabel, the best suspect, to inherit a fortune.

With not anyone left to pay her, Agatha comes to a decision to drop the case... that's until eventually her previous pal Sir Charles Fraith turns up back to re-light her interest.

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Download E-books The Pale Blue Eye: A Novel PDF

By Louis Bayard

At West element Academy in 1830, the calm of an October night is shattered via the invention of a tender cadet's physique swinging from a rope. the subsequent morning, a good larger horror involves gentle. somebody has got rid of the useless man's middle. Augustus Landor—who bought a few renown in his years as a brand new York urban police detective—is referred to as in to discreetly examine. it is a baffling case Landor needs to pursue in mystery, for the scandal may do irreparable harm to the fledgling establishment. yet he unearths aid from an unforeseen ally—a moody, younger cadet with a penchant for drink, volumes of poetry to his identify, and a murky earlier that alterations from telling to telling. The unusual and haunted Southern poet for whom Landor develops a fatherly affection, is termed Edgar Allan Poe.

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Download E-books The Chessmen: The Lewis Trilogy PDF

By Peter May

Marilyn Stasio in The manhattan Times raved: "Peter could is a author i would persist with to the ends of the earth." one of several honors received, The Blackhouse, the 1st novel in May's acclaimed Lewis trilogy, gained the Barry and Crime mystery Hound awards.

Now, with The Chessmen, Peter could offers us a dramatic end to his award-winning Lewis trilogy. residing back of the Isle of Lewis, the ex-Detective Inspector Fin McLeod is operating as a safety officer for a neighborhood landowner. whereas investigating criminal activity at the property Fin encounters the elusive poacher and previous formative years good friend Whistler Macaskill.
But whereas Fin catches up with Whistler, the 2 witness a freak traditional phenomenon--a 'Bog Burst'--which spontaneously drains a loch of its water, revealing a mud-encased mild airplane with a sickeningly customary moniker on its side.
Both males instantly understand that they're going to locate within: the physique of Roddy Mackenzie, a pal whose flight disappeared greater than seventeen years sooner than. but if Whistler's face appears to be like to sign up whatever except surprise, an icy kick back of apprehension overtakes Fin. What mystery has Whistler been hiding from him, and everybody else at the island? Fin is unprepared for a way the reality concerning the previous will modify the process the future.

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Download E-books Ghosting PDF

By Kirby Gann

A loss of life drug kingpin enslaved to the reminiscence of his useless spouse; a tender girl torn among a promising destiny and the hardscrabble global she grew up in; a mom prepared to do something to gasoline her habit to drugs; and her youngest son, trying to find the reality at the back of his older brother's disappearance, are only the various unforgettable characters that populate Ghosting, Kirby Gann's lush and lyrical novel of kin and group, and the binds that may either bond and betray.

Fleece Skaggs has disappeared, besides drug broker Lawrence Gruel's reefer harvest. determining that the way to observe what occurred to his older brother is to take his position as a drug runner for Gruel, James Cole plunges right into a darkish underworld of gear, violence, and lengthy hidden relations secrets and techniques, the place studying what occurred to his brother may possibly price him his life.

A genre-subverting literary secret instructed from the alternating point of view of alternative characters, Ghosting is either an easy quest for the truth—what precisely occurred to Fleece Skaggs?—and a fancy attention of human frailty.

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Download E-books A Change of Heir PDF

By Michael Innes

George Gadberry, "resting actor", packs his baggage and heads for obscurity while the tax inspector beckons. Then he gets a mysterious invitation and a proposition which can bring about huge, immense riches. filthy rich imbiber Nicholas Comberford wishes George to impersonate him with a purpose to safe a spot within the will of fabulously prosperous Great-Aunt Prudence, who lives in a Cistercian monastery and will not permit a unmarried drop of liquor within the position. Gadberry's good fortune turns out to have replaced - yet at what cost?

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Download E-books One Bad Apple (An Orchard Mystery) PDF

By Sheila Connolly

There?s a killer within the orchard? and he?s rotten to the core.

INCLUDES RECIPES

Meg Corey has come to the old fashioned New England city of Granford, Massachusetts, to promote her mother?s outdated colonial domestic and apple orchard. as an alternative, she turns into embroiled in improvement plans that come with her land?and her former flame from Boston. whilst he?s came across lifeless within the new septic tank on her estate, the police instantly suspect Meg, whose basically best friend on the town is the plumber Seth Chapin. jointly, they?ll need to peel again the layers of secrecy that encompass the deal for you to locate the true assassin? and keep the orchard.

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Download E-books Midwinter of the Spirit (Merrily Watkins Mysteries) PDF

By Phil Rickman

Reverend Merrily Watkins reveals herself exchanging a retiring exorcist who's made up our minds to make the transition as disagreeable as possible

Diocesan Exorcist: a task seen by means of the Church of britain with such severe suspicion that they replaced the identify. it really is Deliverance advisor now. nonetheless, it sort of feels, no task for a girl. but if the Bishop deals it to Merrily Watkins, parish priest and unmarried mom, she's in no place to refuse. It begins badly for Merrily and will get no more uncomplicated. As an early iciness slices throughout the previous urban of Hereford, a physique is located within the River Wye, an historical church is desecrated, and indicators of evil seem within the cathedral itself, the place the tomb of a medieval saint lies in pieces.

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Download E-books Cat Killed A Rat (Ponderosa Pines Cozy Mystery Series Book 1) PDF

By ReGina Welling, Erin Lynn

FIRST IN a brand new SERIES!

Nothing undesirable ever occurs in Ponderosa Pines

...until somebody turns up lifeless. whilst meddling brothers try and strip the hippie commune-turned deliberate group of its eclectic allure, city matriarch EV Torrence vows to place a cease to their underhanded plot. After one brother is murdered, EV turns into the best suspect, and needs to pair up together with her ally, nameless city gossip columnist Chloe LaRue, to discover the true killer.

Clean learn: no photograph violence or sex.

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Download E-books The Clue in the Jewel Box (Nancy Drew, Book 20) PDF

By Carolyn Keene

An vintage dealer’s revelation a couple of former queen’s worthwhile heirloom begins Nancy on a path of intriguing adventures. Madame Alexandra, now residing incognito in River Heights, asks Nancy to discover her lacking grandson. With just one clue to move on – a light photo of the prince on the age of 4 – the younger detective starts off her seek. Nancy’s research unmasks a slick imposter and reunites the long-separated kinfolk during this suspense-filled tale.

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Download E-books The Merchant's Partner (Knights Templar series) PDF

By Michael Jecks

The Knights Templar

They had all joined taking 3 vows: poverty, chastity, and obedience…for they have been priests: warrior clergymen, devoted to theprotection of pilgrims within the Holy Land -- until eventually tales unfold by means of anavaricious king who sought after their wealth for his personal destroyed the order.

There used to be one knight, in spite of the fact that, who escaped the stake, vowing justiceas he watched his blameless brothers die.

A Dastardly Deed

When the mutilated physique of midwife and healer Agatha Kyteler is came across in a hedge one frozen wintry morning, it in the beginning appears to be like the inability of clues will render the crime unsolvable -- till a worried neighborhood formative years inexplicably flees his village and a hue and cry is raised. Sir Baldwin Furnshill, as soon as a Knight Templar, besides the fact that, has doubts concerning the boy’s guilt, and enlists pal and bailiff of Lydford citadel, Simon Puttock, in quest of a assassin. yet what they search lies someplace at the darker part of the village of Wefford, underneath layers of jealousy, suspicion, and hatred -- and the buried fact may perhaps end up deadly to somebody who disturbs it.

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