The Wind Chill Factor

By Thomas Gifford

His marriage destroyed by way of consuming, John Cooper is simply starting to piece his existence jointly whilst he will get a telegram from Buenos Aires.

With Cooper’s relatives heritage, which may suggest just one factor: a long time after Hitler’s fall, the Nazis at the moment are coming for him.

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Appleby Talks Again (Inspector Appleby)

By Michael Innes

Ralph Dangerfield, an Edwardian playwright who belonged to the neatest younger set of his day, saved a scandalous diary recording the intimate information of his personal lifestyles and people of his acquaintances. After his dying, it was once believed that his mom had burnt the incriminating proof, yet fifty years later, a recognized collector of literary curiosities claims to have the diary in his ownership and threatens to blackmail stylish London with belated secrets and techniques approximately humans now in first rate outdated age. Sir John Appleby finds how he exposed this unscrupulous crime and talks approximately his key function in seventeen extra exciting cases.

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Blood on the Sand

By Pauline Rowson

Inspector Andy Horton's vacation peace is shattered whilst stepping out throughout an deserted golfing path at the Isle of Wight on a chilly, gray January morning, he reveals himself dealing with a distraught younger lady with a gun in her hand, leaning over a corpse in a single of the discarded bunkers. while she professes to be the lifeless man's sister and psychic, Horton's previous adversary, DCI Birch, is confident she is a mentally disturbed killer, yet Horton isn't really so yes. quickly he's uncovering an internet of intrigue that ripples down the years, and which anyone is decided shouldn't ever be revealed...

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Brother Cadfael's Penance: The Twentieth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael (The Cadfael Chronicles)

By Ellis Peters

The cloistered partitions of Shrewsbury Abbey have constantly safe Brother Cadfael from the raging Civil warfare. but if battling escalates among Empress Maud and King Stephen, the warfare takes a dangerous step toward him. Taken prisoner within the conflict for Maud's land is Olivier de Bretagne, Brother Cadfael's personal son- born due to a short encouter thirty years past. Now Brother Cadfael resolves to plead for his son's unencumber at a peace convention scheduled to ensue in Coventry; yet there's no signal of Olivier there. After a lot soul looking, Cadfael makes the tough selection to wreck his monastic vows, leaving Coventry with out permission- simply because he is familiar with he needs to do every little thing in his strength to discover his son.

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Gaudy Night: A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery with Harriet Vane

By Dorothy L. Sayers

Gaudy Night sticks out even between omit Sayers’s novels. And pass over Sayers has lengthy stood in a category via herself.”
Times Literary Supplement

The nice Dorothy L. Sayers is taken into account by way of many to be the premiere detective novelist of the Golden Age, and her rushing sleuth, Lord Peter Wimsey, one in all secret fiction’s so much enduring and endearing protagonists. Acclaimed writer Ruth Rendell has expressed her admiration for Sayers’s paintings, praising her “great fertility of invention, ingenuity, and lovely eye for detail.” The 3rd Dorothy L. Sayers vintage to add secret author Harriet Vane, Gaudy Night is now again in print with an creation via Elizabeth George, herself a criminal offense fiction grasp. Gaudy evening takes Harriet and her paramour, Lord Peter, to Oxford college, Harriet’s alma mater, for a reunion, merely to discover themselves the goals of a nightmare of harassment and mysterious, murderous threats.

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Cloche and Dagger (A Hat Shop Mystery)

By Jenn McKinlay

An all-new sequence from New York instances bestselling writer Jenn McKinlay

Not in simple terms is Scarlett Parker’s love lifestyles within the loo—as her British cousin Vivian Tremont may say—it’s additionally long gone viral with an embarrassing video. So while Viv indicates Scarlett go away Florida to put low in London, she hops at the subsequent aircraft around the pond. Viv is the owner of Mims’s Whims, a women’ hat store on Portobello street bequeathed to either cousins through their liked grandmother, and he or she wishes Scarlett to ultimately sign up for her within the millinery business.

But a couple of surprises watch for Scarlett in London. First, she is met on the airport no longer via Viv, yet by means of her good-looking enterprise supervisor, Harrison Wentworth. moment, Viv—who has a few whims of her own—seems to be lacking. not anyone is just too excited by the unpredictable Viv until eventually one in all her posh consumers is located lifeless donning the cloche hat Viv made for her—and not anything else. Is Scarlett’s cousin in difficulty? Or is she in hiding?

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A Connoisseur's Case (Sir John Appleby, Book 20)

By Michael Innes

Whilst John Appleby's spouse, Judith, units eyes on Scroop condominium, she insists that they introduce themselves to the proprietors - a guideline that makes her occasionally reserved husband flip very light. whilst Judith hears the village gossip in regards to the grand condo, she is much more intrigued; but if a former worker is located lifeless within the lock of the disused canal, and the massive wealth of Scroop's contents is printed, Appleby has a gripping research on his fingers.

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The Man in Lower Ten (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)

By Mary Roberts Rinehart

The guy in reduce Ten (serialized in magazines in 1906) used to be released as a singular in 1910, and instantly rose to quantity 4 at the best-seller checklist. Combining homicide, secret, and romance, Rinehart’s celebrated novel is bound to maintain readers in pleasant suspense.

In order to select up criminal papers in one other urban, a tender legal professional, Lawrence Blakely, needs to go back and forth from Pittsburgh to Baltimore on what he expects to be a humdrum educate trip. but the journey fast turns into whatever yet uninteresting; Blakely’s papers are stolen, and his vehicle bunk “lower ten” is occupied via a useless physique. yet that’s now not all Blakely reveals himself in the course of. He additionally grapples with a dangerous teach smash, a ghostly haunting, and a gorgeous but in all probability harmful love interest.

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Sleeping with Anemone: A Flower Shop Mystery

By Kate Collins

Probably Abby Knight do not need selected a house and backyard express backed by way of Uniworld nutrition because the venue for her protest opposed to the corporation's destructive farming practices. yet being physically faraway from the development will not cease her crusade. Nor will a burning brick thrown via her flower shop's window.

After she narrowly escapes being abducted thrice, Abby calls within the massive guns-her ex-Ranger boyfriend Marco and her family and friends. after which the stakes are raised via murder...

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