Standing in Another Man's Grave (A Rebus Novel)

By Ian Rankin

"Thrilling...Rebus returns-and welcome." (Kirkus Reviews)

For greater than ten years, Nina Hazlitt feared the worst approximately her daughter's disappearance. The police research flooring to a halt in the past, and her pleas to the chilly case division move unheard. till she meets the most recent member of the group: former Detective John Rebus.

extra girls have long gone lacking from an identical highway the place Sally Hazlitt used to be final noticeable, and Rebus senses a connection. yet pursuing it leads him into the crosshairs of adversaries either outdated and new.

Rebus could have overlooked the fun of the quest, yet he is up opposed to a strong enemy who is bought even much less to lose. status IN one other MAN'S GRAVE is the positive go back of John Rebus and a riveting tale of sin, redemption, and revenge.

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City of the Snakes

By Darren Shan

For ten years Capac Raimi has governed the town. Created via the 1st Cardinal to proceed his legacy, Capac can't be killed.

Then Capac disappears. His depended on lieutenant, Ford Tasso, suspects the mysterious villacs, historic and robust Incan monks. To Ford, just one guy has the crafty to outwit such adversaries-Al Jeery, who has taken the guise of his father, the terrifying murderer Paucar Wami.

Al has no love for Capac and no desire to tangle with the villacs. till Ford grants him the single factor he actually craves-retribution opposed to the guy who killed these he enjoyed so much and destroyed his lifestyles. Lured into the twisted, nightmarish global of the Incan monks, Al will examine extra in regards to the urban than he ever imagined, and be provided extra energy than he ever desired.

But within the urban, every little thing comes at a cost...

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Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture

By Apostolos Doxiadis

In the culture of Fermat's final Theorem and Einstein's Dreams, a singular approximately mathematical obsession.

Petros Papachristos devotes the early a part of his existence attempting to end up one of many maximum mathematical demanding situations of all time: Goldbach's Conjecture, the deceptively basic declare that each even quantity more than is the sum of 2 primes. opposed to a tableau of well-known ancient figures-among them G.H. Hardy, the self-taught Indian genius Srinivasa Ramanujan, and a tender Kurt Godel-Petros works furiously to end up the notoriously tough conjecture. a long time later, his formidable younger nephew drives the defeated mathematician again into the quest to turn out Goldbach's Conjecture. . . yet on the expense of the previous man's sanity, and maybe even his life.

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Joanne Fluke Christmas Bundle: Sugar Cookie Murder; Candy Cane Murder; Plum Pudding Murder; Gingerbread Cookie Murder (Hannah Swensen Mystery)

By Joanne Fluke, Leslie Meier, Laura Levine

The vacations are the icing at the cake for bakery proprietor Hannah Swensen. Surrounded through her family, she has the entire constituents for an ideal Christmas—until homicide is additional to the mix...

in terms of vacation trips, Minnesotans upward push to the occasion—and the little city of Lake Eden is baking up a typhoon with Hannah best the way in which. the once a year Christmas Buffet is the ultimate attempt of the recipes Hannah has accrued for the Lake Eden vacation Buffet Cookbook.

'Tis the season for trimming the tree, caroling, baking cookies, and curling up through the xmas looking forward to Santa to drop down the chimney. yet during this festive number of vacation whodunits, homicide can be paying a trip. . .

"Candy Cane Murder" by means of Joanne Fluke

while a path of sweet canes ends up in a corpse equipped in a Santa go well with on a snowy financial institution, Hannah Swensen units out to find who killed Kris Kringle. . .

The yule season in Lake Eden, Minnesota, promises a white Christmas, delectable vacation candies from Hannah Swensen's bakery, The Cookie Jar—and homicide. As a shadow hangs over her friends' Christmas marriage ceremony, Hannah's decided to cook dinner a killer's goose ahead of someone else will get burned...

The Cookie Jar's busiest time of the 12 months additionally occurs to be the main fabulous time...for Christmas cookies, Hannah's personal specific plum pudding—and romance! She additionally will get a kick out of "Lunatic Larry Jaeger's loopy Elf Christmas Tree Lot," a kitschy carnival occurring smack-dab in the course of the village eco-friendly. yet then Hannah discovers the fellow himself useless as a doornail in his personal office...

Nothing's higher on Christmas Eve than looking forward to the stroke of dead night with a cup of eggnog and a plate of hot gingerbread cookies. yet during this merry selection of vacation mysteries, homicide is making its personal designated supply. . .

"Gingerbread Cookie Murder" through Joanne Fluke

while Hannah Swensen reveals her neighbor Ernie Kusak along with his head bashed in and sprawled at the ground of his apartment subsequent to an upended field of Hannah's Gingerbread Cookies, she discovers a flurry of homicide suspects that's so long as her vacation procuring record.

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Killer in the Rain

Listed here are 4 vintage mysteries from the grasp of the yankee detective story.

"Killer within the Rain" and "The Curtain" are early works that laid the basis for the production of the Philip Marlowe personality. "Goldfish" and "Finger guy" function Marlowe at his very best.

A must-have assortment for each Chandler fan.

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Crime and Poetry (A Magical Bookshop Mystery)

By Amanda Flower

From Amanda Flower—who writes the nationwide bestselling Amish cover store Mysteries as Isabella Alan—comes the 1st within the new Magical book place secret series.

Rushing domestic to take a seat by means of her unwell grandmother’s bedside, Violet Waverly is stunned to discover Grandma Daisy the image of excellent future health. Violet doesn’t have to learn among the strains: her grandma wishes Violet again domestic and dealing in her magical shop, fascinating Books. It’s the place the fitting e-book has a tendency to fly off the shelf and choose you...

Violet has each goal to hightail it again to Chicago, yet then a useless guy is came across clutching a quantity of Emily Dickinson’s poems from Grandma Daisy’s store. The sufferer is Benedict Raisin, who lately positioned Grandma Daisy in his will, making her a main suspect. Now, with the aid of a tuxedo cat named Emerson, Violet must discover a killer to maintain Grandma from getting booked for good...

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A Grid for Murder (A Mystery by the Numbers)

By Casey Mayes

Savannah Stone makes her dwelling developing puzzles for common sense fans. but if a beginner puzzle maker’s quantity is up, Savannah has to fill within the blanks to unravel a murder...

Savannah may nearly fairly drink poison than have tea with Joanna Clayton. not just is the disagreeable lady one of many worst gossips in Asheville, North Carolina, over tea she flaunts her new task growing good judgment puzzles for a neighborhood newspaper—one that has time and again grew to become down Savannah’s work.

But while Savannah’s retired police leader husband, Zach, calls her later to inform her Joanna has really been poisoned, she is greater than puzzled—she’s bothered. Will the police reflect on puzzle envy a robust adequate purpose and imagine she determined to dispose of the contest? It’s time for Savannah to type via Joanna’s lengthy checklist of enemies to determine who was once sour sufficient to poison the potential puzzle maker . . .

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The Detective & the Pipe Girl: A Mystery (A John Darvelle Mystery)

By Michael Craven

Finalist for the 2015 Nero Wolfe Award

Finalist for the 2015 Shamus Award

With a method as targeted as crime masters comparable to Elmore Leonard, Carl Hiassen, and Harlan Coben, Michael Craven offers a richly atmospheric, funny, fast moving secret that introduces unforgettable deepest eye John Darvelle and brilliantly captures the seductive temper and magnetism of Los Angeles.

Private Detective John Darvelle is a guy of particular tastes—simple layout, shrewdpermanent ladies, reasonable American beer. He’s a guy of particular opinions—drive a automobile no one can be mindful, stay away from brunch in any respect expenditures, and don’t stay in Brentwood. And he adheres to his personal expert code—an indelible mixture of dedication, loyalty, and event. He additionally performs loads of ping-pong.

Arthur Vonz is considered one of Tinseltown’s strongest males, a filmmaker one of the ranks of Spielberg, Coppola, and Kubrick. He hires Darvelle to discover a tender girl named Suzanne Neal, an incandescent attractiveness who simply will be hiding something.

What begins as a simple task quickly has Darvelle plunging deep into the seductive and hidden international of Hollywood’s elite. A twisting, turning trip that places him face-to-face with the LAPD, a ruthless underground crime operation, and a cold-blooded killer.

It’s the case of an entire life that can finish his life.

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Haunt Me Still

By Jennifer Lee Carrell

The sleek heroine of the nationwide bestseller Interred with Their Bones returns, in a mystery centering on Shakespeare's eeriest play.

A mythical theatrical curse . . . A rune-engraved blade, a mysterious replicate, and an historic cauldron . . . And a ritually murdered physique specified by the way of old pagan burials.

Kate Stanley, Jennifer Lee Carrell's dauntless Shakespearean scholarturned- director, made a memorable-and New York Times bestselling- debut in Interred with Their Bones. Having chased down her mentor's killer (and improving one in every of Shakespeare's misplaced performs within the process), Kate's popularity as a director with an services in "occult Shakespeare" catapults her-and Ben Pearl, her accomplice in crime-solving-into a brand new creation of Macbeth, showcasing a fabled selection of gadgets bearing on either to the play and the old Scottish king for whom it really is named.

The Bard's witch-haunted play is famously cursed, its acceptance for malevolence so powerful that many actors refuse to cite or perhaps identify the play aloud. And as rehearsals commence on the foot of Scotland's Dunsinnan Hill, it does not take lengthy for the curse to stir. unusual references to the boy actor who first performed girl Macbeth in Shakespeare's day-and died within the role-pop up. A trench atop Dunsinnan Hill is located full of blood, and a severed human thumb turns up one of the props. And Kate starts off sleepwalking, waking early one morning by myself atop the hill, her palms smeared with blood.

Kate has no reminiscence of ways she acquired there, yet later that day a neighborhood lady is located lifeless at the hill in conditions that recommend not only ritual homicide yet historical pagan sacrifice. With the police extra all for Kate as a suspect than as a potential destiny sufferer, she and Ben locate themselves in a determined race to find a misplaced model of Macbeth, stated to comprise rituals of witchcraft geared toward conjuring demonic forces to realize forbidden wisdom. besides the fact that a lot Kate want to push aside such rituals as superstition, another individual seems keen to kill for them-and for the manuscript stated to spell them out.

Marked for sacrifice, can Kate Stanley discover the killer ahead of she turns into the subsequent victim?

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