The Crime at Black Dudley

By Margery Allingham

Classic Crime from the Golden Age, the 1st within the Albert Campion sequence. Margery Allingham is J.K. Rowling's favorite Golden Age author.

George Abbershaw is decided for a social weekend at Black Dudley manor, hosted by means of Wyatt Petrie and his aged uncle Colonel Combe, who enjoys the corporate of shiny younger issues. With Meggie Oliphant in attendance, George appears ahead to the opportunity of having towards the lady he is set his middle on. but if homicide spoils the celebration, the crowd quickly discover that not just is there a killer of their midst, however the home is lower than the keep an eye on of infamous criminals. Trapped and at their mercy, George needs to give you the chance to thwart their diabolical plans whereas getting himself and Meggie out alive.

Luckily for Abbershaw, one of the site visitors is Albert Campion – a garrulous and affable party-crasher with an outstanding knack for fixing mysteries and interrogating suspects.

The Crime at Black Dudley, first released in 1929, is the 1st novel to introduce Margery Allingham's amiable and masses enjoyed sleuth – Albert Campion.

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Murder at the High School Reunion (Book 5 Dekker Cozy Mystery Series)

By Steve Demaree

Within the 5th booklet during this sequence, Lt. Dekker will get an enhance caution that he could be investigating a few murders whilst humans occur lacking after a highschool reunion. while these our bodies do certainly ensue, the lieutenant and his sergeant sidekick visit paintings. they begin through interviewing everybody who attended that prime tuition reunion. of their prefer is the truth that no longer lots of people attended the reunion, however it doesn’t support them any after they discover that everybody hated one of many sufferers, yet none of them seem to blame of homicide.

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The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (Nancy Drew, Book 13)

By Carolyn Keene

What mystery life-giving strength does the beautiful ivory elephant attraction comprise? Can the trinket quite safeguard its wearer from all damage? Nancy Drew reveals out while the landlord of the Bengleton Wild-Animal exhibit asks her to enquire one of many performers who could be interested in a few mysterious unlawful scheme.The lady detective’s project turns into complex while the elephant trainer’s younger assistant, Rishi, seeks safe haven on the Drew domestic from his merciless foster father, Rai.While following clues to assist the boy locate his actual father, Nancy learns approximately an eerie deserted apartment. She is careworn by way of its unusual proprietor, Anita Allison, and the fiendish Rai. How Nancy makes use of the ivory appeal, reunites a maharaja along with his son, and brings the evildoers to justice will mystify readers from commencing to finish.

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O Nome da Rosa

By Umberto Eco

Durante a última semana de novembro de 1327, em um mosteiro franciscano na Itália, paira a suspeita de que os monges estejam cometendo heresias. O frei Guilherme de Baskerville é, então, enviado para investigar o caso, mas tem sua missão interrompida por excêntricos assassinatos. A morte, em circunstâncias insólitas, de sete monges em sete dias, conduz uma narrativa violenta, que atrai o leitor por seu humor, crueldade e erotismo.

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The Missing Duchess (An Inspector Faro Mystery No.7)

By Alanna Knight

Within the sinister Wizard’s apartment close to Edinburgh fortress, Inspector Faro is proven the physique of a tender lady. Her id is a secret until eventually vacationing associates in East Lothian, Faro learns that the visitor of honour is to be Queen Victoria’s favorite goddaughter, Amelie, Grand Duchess of Luxoria. She fails to reach. Her distraught own maid brings a chilling story of a carriage twist of fate, hoping that the Duchess has survived and unaccompanied yet secure is on her solution to Balmoral fort. Faro isn't really so convinced as he realises with sinking center that he may well now have an identification for the murdered lady and is ready to embark at the such a lot scandalous research of his career.

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A Case of Need: A Novel

By Michael Crichton, Jeffery Hudson

Winner of the Edgar Award: while one physician is accused of homicide, it takes one other to set him free

within the tightly knit international of Boston drugs, the Randall relations reigns ideally suited. whilst middle healthcare professional J. D. Randall’s teenage daughter dies in the course of a botched abortion, the clinical group threatens to blow up. was once it malpractice? a contravention of the Hippocratic Oath? Or was once Karen Randall murdered in chilly blood?

The traditional suspect is Arthur Lee, an excellent general practitioner and identified abortionist, who has been conducting the unlawful strategy with assistance from pathologist John Berry. After Karen dies, Lee is thrown in penal complex on a homicide cost, and in simple terms Berry can end up his pal wasn’t the one that wielded the scalpel. in the back of this ugly dying, Berry will discover a mystery that may surprise even the main hardened pathologist.

This e-book positive aspects an illustrated biography of Michael Crichton together with infrequent photos from the author’s estate.

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Death in the Clouds: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (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 pass over Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and confusing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. Poirot needs to clear up a complicated case of midair homicide in Death within the Clouds whilst he discovers that the girl in seat of the airborne aeroplane he’s touring on is kind of unexpectedly—and unnaturally—deceased.

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Mystery, Inc. (Bibliomysteries)

Have you ever sought after anything so badly you will kill for it?

pointed out purely by way of the hastily—and clumsily—chosen alias Charles Brockden, the narrator of this tale reveals a book shop that immediately piques his hope. He needs to name it his personal; he needs to upload it to his already-extensive number of bookstores. yet definitely the landlord of this type of high-quality store wouldn’t simply half with it. Brockden varieties a plan to procure the shop in one of these method that nobody might ever suspect foul play: untraceable homicide. And he is familiar with he'll be successful—because he has performed it before.

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The Mammoth Book of Jacobean Whodunnits: 24 Murder Mysteries from the Age of Gunpowder, Treason and Plot

The 17th century used to be a time ripe with homicide, anarchy, struggle, and political and spiritual intrigue, of which the Gunpowder Plot is just one instance. This unputdownable new anthology from Mike Ashley provides 25 whodunits set in these turbulent times—also the age of the Witchfinder basic, ‘revenge' tragedies, and the colonization of the US. tales of homicide and mayhem centre at the real function of man Fawkes, the English Civil battle and the destiny of Charles I, plus the misplaced colony of Roanoke and the story of Pocahontas. The colossal ebook of Jacobean Whodunits is a quick paced anthology a couple of exciting time in British history.

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The Suspense Is Killing Me

By Thomas Gifford

A journalist searches for the real tale of his glamorous sibling’s death

When rock famous person J. C. Tripper died, basically his brother Lee used to be via his part, and within the many years given that, Lee has been deviled via questions of what relatively occurred that evening in Tangier. He thinks he is aware the reality, yet his recollection of that ultimate drug-soaked bender is ready to be referred to as into question.

An previous acquaintance mails Lee a Nazi pistol and 4 Polaroid images of a lifeless body—an invitation to reopen a long-cold homicide research. Lee then reconnects with Sam Innis, onetime ally to the brothers Tripper, who urges him to trace down J.C.’s former bandmates and song contacts. That evening, Lee’s female friend, a bestselling conspiracy theorist, is tortured to demise in her bath. As his brother comes again to hang-out him, Lee needs to get to the bottom of the secret of J.C.’s final days, or possibility becoming a member of him at the back of the velvet rope on the nice after-party within the sky.

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