By Sue Grafton
no 1 New York Times bestselling writer Sue Grafton's PI Kinsey Millhone tackles coverage fraud in her newest outing―and reveals that she'll need to dedicate a few deceit of her personal to capture a cold-blooded killer…
H IS FOR HUSTLER…
When PI Kinsey Millhone's buddy and colleague Parnell Perkins is located murdered within the parking zone at the back of California constancy coverage, she cannot think he had any enemies. the one clue that increases a pink flag for Kinsey is considered one of Parnell's records on a Bibianna Diaz, who appears to be like to have made a profitable profession out of scamming insurance firms with phony claims…
H IS FOR HAZARDOUS…
Taking an alias, Kinsey is going undercover to befriend Bibianna, hoping she'll get shut sufficient to trap the con artist at her personal online game. yet Kinsey by no means goals that putting out with Bibianna gets them either thrown in prison. And whilst they're published, Bibianna's very jealous, very risky ex-fiancé Raymond Maldonado is awaiting them.
H IS FOR HOMICIDE
Kinsey quickly discovers the short-tempered thug is the kingpin in the back of Bibianna's and numerous different phony assurance claims. yet used to be Raymond additionally chargeable for Parnell's loss of life? All Kinsey is familiar with is that she'll need to imagine fast to nab probably the most treacherous criminals she's come head to head with―and maintain herself alive…
By Jenn McKinlay
ONE IN A MILLINER
Scarlett Parker and her British cousin, Vivian Tremont, are not easy at paintings at Mim’s Whims—their women’ hat store on London’s stylish Portobello Road—to create hats for an Alice in Wonderland themed afternoon tea, a fund-raiser for a neighborhood children’s clinic. it sort of feels like a perfectly whimsical strategy to cross the hat, and Scarlett and Viv are extremely joyful to outfit the Grisby kin, the hosts who're hoping to elevate sufficient cash to call a brand new health facility wing after their patriarch.
Unfortunately, the Grisby inheritor won't stay to work out it—he’s been poisoned. whilst lines of the poison are discovered at the hat Scarlett and Viv made for him, the police develop into curiouser and curiouser approximately their involvement. Now the women have to don their pondering caps and locate the tea celebration crasher who’s mad adequate to kill on the drop of a hat…
By Edward D. Hoch
A working laptop or computer expert uncovers facts of a covert election, which leads him at hand (Humans opposed to Neuter Domination) and the invention of a hidden super-government! 172 pages.
By Ben Aaronovitch
Physique AND SOUL
The music. That’s what London constable and sorcerer’s apprentice Peter supply first notices whilst he examines the corpse of Cyrus Wilkins, part-time jazz drummer and full-time accountant, who dropped lifeless of a center assault whereas enjoying a gig at Soho’s 606 membership. The notes of the previous jazz typical are emerging from the body—a convinced signal that anything concerning the man’s loss of life was once on no account ordinary yet in its place supernatural.
Body and soul—they’re additionally what Peter will possibility as he investigates a development of comparable deaths in and round Soho. With assistance from his more desirable officer, Detective leader Inspector Thomas Nightingale, the final registered wizard in England, and the help of appealing jazz aficionado Simone Fitzwilliam, Peter will discover a perilous magical menace—one that leads correct to his personal doorstep and to the squandered promise of a tender jazz musician: a skilled trumpet participant named Richard “Lord” Grant—otherwise often called Peter’s pricey previous dad.
By Charles Todd
“Todd’s novels are recognized for compelling plotting with a considerate whodunit point, wealthy characterization, evocative prose, and haunting atmosphere.”
“Readers who can’t get sufficient of [Jacqueline Winspear’s] Maisie Dobbs…are guaranteed to be stuck up within the adventures of Bess Crawford.”
—New York instances ebook Review
To nice serious acclaim, writer Charles Todd brought protagonist Bess Crawford in A responsibility to the Dead. The devoted international struggle I nurse returns in An neutral Witness, and reveals herself in grave peril whilst an ethical legal responsibility makes her the inadvertent aim of a killer. As hauntingly evocative as Todd’s award-winning, New York Times bestselling Ian Rutledge novels, An neutral Witness transports readers to a gloomy time of warfare and contains us in homicide, intrigue, and the attention-grabbing affairs of a very unforgettable forged of characters.
By Dashiell Hammett
The Continental Op is a brief, squat, and completely unsentimental tank of a personal detective. leave out Gabrielle Dain Leggett is younger, filthy rich, and a devotee of morphine and spiritual cults. She has an unlucky impression at the humans round her: they've got a behavior of demise violently. Is Gabrielle the sufferer of a relations curse? Or is the reality approximately her more bizarre and infinitely extra risky? The Dain Curse is likely one of the Continental Op's so much weird and wonderful circumstances, and a tautly crafted masterpiece of suspense.
By Michael Crichton, Douglas Crichton, Michael Douglas
To rescue his female friend, a weed broker scraps for a score
The suitcase appears like a customary weekend bag. yet just like the guy who consists of it, it isn't what it sort of feels. coated with tinfoil to masks the scent, it's a smuggler's bag and should quickly be crammed to the brim with marijuana bricks.
The smuggler is a Harvard scholar who has come to California to make his fortune. He hopes to attain not only along with his connection yet together with his new female friend, a Golden kingdom good looks with an urge for food for advantageous weed. whilst the deal is going south, she takes the autumn, and a crooked FBI agent swipes part the stash. To loose his lady, this pothead should make the deal of a lifetime.
This book gains an illustrated biography of Michael Crichton together with infrequent pictures from the author's property.
By Bernard Knight
By Charles Todd
Charles Todd’s severely acclaimed novels that includes Scotland backyard Inspector Ian Rutledge were hailed by means of The Washington submit publication international as “one of the easiest old sequence being written today.” the recent York occasions ebook evaluation calls Todd’s mysteries “meticulously wrought...harrowing mental drama.” Now he stakes out new territory during this spell binding stand-alone novel of 1 woman’s darkish trip via relations obsession, wartime secrets and techniques, and a chilling legacy.…
The homicide Stone
The nice struggle remains to be raging within the autumn of 1916, whilst Francesca Hatton’s loved grandfather dies at the kin property in
England’s remoted Exe Valley. Grieving for the guy who raised her, Francesca is surprised to discover an unsigned letter between his results, cursing the Hattons and their descendants. Now a stranger has proven up on her doorstep, accusing her grandfather of being a murderer.
Ex-soldier Richard Leighton blames Francis Hatton for the dying of his mom, who vanished approximately 1 / 4 of a century past. Her physique used to be by no means came upon, just a scarf stained along with her blood. And Leighton isn't the just one with a declare on Francesca’s grandfather. at the day of his funeral, unforeseen viewers arrive with the mourners, and Francesca is besieged by way of fees of Hatton’s vicious dealings. but there's additionally a shy younger lady who praises his mystery generosity.
At the guts of the intrigue is an strange white stone that lies hidden in a secluded backyard the place Francesca as soon as performed along with her 5 male cousins, them all useless now at the battlefields of France. in accordance with the phrases of Hatton’s will, the homicide Stone has to be dug up and transported to Scotland, the place it truly is to be buried endlessly. yet ahead of Francesca can start the adventure, a sequence of ominous “accidents” happen, culminating within the discovery of a bleeding physique at the homicide Stone itself.
Was Hatton the loving, being concerned protector his granddaughter regularly believed him to be?
Or a vindictive, secretive guy who cultivated risky enemies? Francesca units out in pursuit of the truth—and into the attractions of somebody decided to particular a revenge lengthy late.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Dennis Lehane
The foundation for the blockbuster movie directed by means of Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Shutter Island by New York occasions bestselling writer Dennis Lehane is a gripping and atmospheric mental mystery the place not anything is sort of what it kind of feels. The New York instances calls