Valley of the Shadow (Sister Fidelma Mysteries)

By Peter Tremayne

In eire of advert 666, Sister Fidelma is shipped via her brother, Colgu of Cashel, the king of Muman, to the distant valley of Gleann Geis, whose population nonetheless adhere to the traditional Druidic methods. Her challenge is to barter with the chieftain, Laisre, for permission to construct a Christian church and college in his territory. Fidelma's job will not be a simple one, notwithstanding, as Laisre's extended family is understood for its hostility to the hot faith and fierce adherence to the outdated.

Approaching the valley, Fidelma and her better half, Brother Eadulf, come across a very grisly scene―the slain our bodies of thirty-three younger males, positioned in a sunwise circle and bearing the marks of the traditional threefold demise of pagan occasions. As an emissary of her brother the king, and along with her place as a dalaigh―an recommend of the Brehon courts―it is Fidelma's accountability to discover the reality in the back of the grotesque murders. in the forbidden valley, Fidelma embarks upon an inquiry that not just locations her within the gravest own chance yet upon which rests the continued peace of her brother's kingdom.

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By James Patterson

The wildest mystery but from "one of America's such a lot influential authors" (New York Times)...Working as a lifeguard at a sumptuous Florida lodge, Ned Kelly meets the girl of his goals. It feels ideal in each way-except that she's used to caviar and Manolo Blahniks, and he is used to burgers and flip-flops.So while Ned's cousin bargains to chop him in on a quick break-and-enter task, Ned cannot flip it down. the chance is excessive, and the present is even greater-$5 million. however the theft is going devastatingly fallacious. compelled to run clear of his city and the girl he is fallen in love with, Ned is familiar with that in simple terms distance and secrecy can store his existence. yet who's pursuing him? The FBI? Whoever sabotaged the heist? Or is all of it someway tied in to his new love-and his oldest enemies?

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By Dick Francis

A closed-door enquiry has stumbled on a jockey accountable of the bottom attainable crime--throwing a race for cash. His popularity scarred, he is all started his personal investigation--but asking the incorrect questions simply may possibly get him killed.

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The Forgotten Girls (Louise Rick series)

Sara Blaedel--Denmark's "Queen of Crime"--brings her number 1 bestseller THE FORGOTTEN women to North America.


Four days later, Louise Rick nonetheless had no solutions.
The physique of an unidentified lady used to be found in an area wooded area. a wide, targeted scar on one aspect of her face must have made the identity effortless, yet not anyone has said her lacking. because the new commander of the lacking people division, Louise hazards related to the media by way of freeing a photograph of the sufferer, hoping to discover anyone who knew her.
Louise's gamble can pay off: an older lady telephones to claim that she acknowledges the girl as Lisemette, a toddler she as soon as cared for within the nation psychological establishment a long time in the past. Lisemette, just like the different teenagers within the establishment, was once deserted via her kinfolk and branded a "forgotten girl." yet Louise quickly discovers whatever extra anxious: Lisemette had a dual, and either women have been issued dying certificate greater than thirty years in the past.
Aided via her pal journalist Camilla Lind, Louise unearths that the research takes a shocking and unsettling flip while it brings her towards her early life domestic. And as she uncovers extra crimes that have been committed--and hidden--in the woodland, she is compelled to confront a poor hyperlink to her personal prior that has been conscientiously concealed.

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Suspense (Stanley Hastings Mystery Book 13)

By Parnell Hall

Stanley Hastings, bodyguard? Come on, he does not even hold a gun. yet a best-selling suspense writer's spouse who's getting threatening cell calls hires Stanley to lead them to cease. undesirable flow. the very fact the calls proceed is the least of her worries.

“Hall’s deadpan sort of satire makes mincemeat out of the pretentious writer and his entourage of cynical brokers, editors, and publicists, each one of whom retains telling Stanley (in hilariously abusive discussion) what a awful novel his case could make. emerging above their contempt, the sad-sack detective plods alongside after his consumers, dodging razors and bombs, and choosing up adequate scorching dish at the publishing exchange to jot down a truly humorous e-book of his own.”
—Marilyn Stasio, long island instances ebook assessment

“First-class enjoyable from begin to finish.”

“When it involves humor, Parnell corridor maintains to aid set the standard.”
-San Jose Mercury News

“Amusing, tongue in cheek … The milieu with all its vagaries proves a prepared goal for Hall’s well-aimed barbs as he … deals a delightfully exact account of a book shop signing.… corridor proves as adept at developing on-page suspense as he's at lampooning it.”
—Publishers Weekly

“Hall tells an excellent story, creates a solid of colourful, a little bit eccentric characters, and provides them the very best discussion within the genre.”

“Hall has a slyly pleasant time skewering the publishing box and most sensible sellers…Hall most likely had as a lot enjoyable injecting little secret “traditions” because the reader may have gaining knowledge of them.”
—Oline H. Cogdill, citadel Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel

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Dead on Demand (A DCI Morton Crime Novel Book 1)

By Sean Campbell, Daniel Campbell

A profession guy, Edwin Murphy has continually placed extra attempt into his paintings than his kin. every little thing adjustments for Edwin whilst his spouse documents for divorce. near to wasting his domestic, his activity and his little lady, Edwin orchestrates an elaborate plan to cast off his spouse and regain his former lifestyle.

The police are baffled whilst our bodies start to seem in all places London with out obvious connection among them. Inspector David Morton needs to imagine open air the field as he investigates the lethal internet of deceit in the back of the murders.

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Shoes to Die For (A Jaine Austen Mystery)

By Laura Levine

I am loopy approximately Laura Levine's secret sequence. Her books are so outrageously humorous. --Joanne Fluke

If outfits make the guy, then what do Jaine Austen's elastic-waist pants and T-shirts make her? a way nightmare, in accordance with her neighbor, Lance. She does not count on Lance--who works within the fashion designer shoe division at Nieman Marcus--to comprehend. . .which is how she finally ends up vacationing his favourite boutique, Passions. whereas the couture is easily now not for Jaine, the staff's gossip is. Tiny orange-haired clerk Becky begins complaining approximately her co-worker Giselle--a.k.a. "Frenchie"-- a brittle blonde who, while she's no longer making enjoyable of consumers in the back of their backs, provides extra-marital notches to her Chanel belt. although Jaine does not land a brand new glance, she does land a brand new task whilst Passions' proprietor provides her an opportunity to write down their new journal advertisements.

But while Jaine arrives the following morning to pitch her principles, she unearths Frenchie pitched over, stabbed within the neck via considered one of her personal stilettos. Now all Jaine has to do is work out who hated Frenchie the main, in a case of dying by way of clothier knock-off. . .

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The Take

By Martina Cole

Freddie Jackson is simply out of legal. He's performed his time, made the best connections, and now he's able to use them.

His spouse Jackie desires of getting her husband domestic, yet she's forgotten the rows, the violence and the ladies Freddie can't depart alone.

Bitter, green with envy and more and more risky, Jackie sees her lifestyles disintegrate whereas her little sister Maggie's superstar rises. In love with Freddie's cousin Jimmy, Maggie is decided to not prove like her sister.

Families should still stick jointly yet at the back of closed doorways, jealousy and betrayal fester until eventually everyone's existence is contaminated. For the Jacksons, loyalty can't win out. of their global you could belief not anyone. of their global everyone seems to be at the take.

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Blue-Eyed Devil

By Robert B. Parker

As soon as, Appaloosa legislation was once Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch. Now it truly is Amos Callico, a vindictive, power-hungry tin big name with higher aims-and he may use Cole and Hitch on his aspect. This time the paid weapons should not for lease, which makes Callico a really vengeful guy. yet threatening Cole and Hitch ignites anything simply as risky.

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