The Roots of Betrayal (Clarenceux Trilogy)

By James Forrester

A Wild and alluring trip from Bestselling British writer James Forrester:

"A whale of a yarn...a winner for any reader who loves historic, action-packed novels."—Kirkus

Your selection. Your religion. Your Fate.

1564: Catholic bring in William Harley, often called Clarenceux, guards a hugely harmful rfile. it is a manuscript he'd quite now not have—destruction and demise have in its wake. yet issues get a lot worse whilst the rfile is stolen, and he plunges right into a nightmare of suspicion, deception, and conspiracy. As England teeters on the point of a bloody clash, Clarenceux understands the destiny of the rustic and numerous lives cling within the stability. The roots of betrayal are deep and stunning, and the herald's trip towards the reality includes not only the invention of clues and symptoms, but additionally of himself.

In this outstanding new Elizabethan conspiracy from the across the world acclaimed writer of Sacred Treason, religion and worry fire up a robust tale of loyalty, lies, and secrets.

"No you'll create a feeling of historic house as convincingly as [Forrester] does."—The day-by-day Telegraph

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Pirate King (Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes)

By Laurie R. King

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
In England’s younger silent-film undefined, the megalomaniacal Randolph Fflytte is king. yet rumors of felony actions swirl round his renowned motion picture studio. on the request of Scotland backyard, Mary Russell travels undercover to the set of Fflytte’s newest cinematic extravaganza, Pirate King. according to Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance, the undertaking will both set the normal for moviemaking for a iteration . . . or sink a boatload of careers.
 
because the corporation starts off rehearsals in Lisbon, the 13 blond-haired, blue-eyed actresses whom Mary is chaperoning meet the swarm of actual buccaneers Fflytte has recruited to supply authenticity. but if the workforce embarks for Morocco and the particular filming, Russell senses ominous currents of difficulty: a derelict boat, a movie staff with many secrets and techniques, decks awash with budding romance—and now the pirates are ignoring Fflytte and answering in basic terms to their outlaw chief. the place can Sherlock Holmes be? As motion picture make-believe turns into real terror, Russell and Holmes themselves may well adventure a last fadeout.
 
Features Laurie R. King’s brief tale, Beekeepers for rookies, previously to be had merely as an eBook!

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Still Life

By Louise Penny

Winner of the recent Blood Dagger, Arthur Ellis, Barry, Anthony, and Dilys awards.

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surêté du Québec and his crew of investigators are known as in to the scene of a suspicious loss of life in a rural village south of Montreal. Jane Neal, a neighborhood fixture within the tiny hamlet of 3 Pines, simply north of the U.S. border, has been came upon useless within the woods. The locals are convinced it is a tragic looking coincidence and not anything extra, yet Gamache smells whatever foul in those distant woods, and is quickly yes that Jane Neal died by the hands of somebody even more sinister than a slipshod bowhunter.

Still Life introduces not just an interesting sequence hero in Inspector Gamache, who instructions his forces--and this series--with integrity and quiet braveness, but additionally a profitable and gifted new author of conventional mysteries within the individual of Louise Penny.

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Blood on Biscayne Bay (Mike Shayne, Book 13)

By Brett Halliday

Mike Shayne tangles with a Miami seashore blackmailer on behalf of a long-forgotten friend

It's been 4 years because his spouse was once murdered, and Mike Shayne isn't prepared to recollect the previous days. He's again in Miami whilst he sees Christine, as soon as his wife's closest pal, and anything in his intestine tells him to stick away. Newly married, Christine has racked up $10,000 in playing accounts, and she's able to pawn the one useful factor she owns: a string of necessary pearls. She asks Shayne to make the handoff. The setup smells fishy, yet he has the same opinion to help—not for Christine's sake, yet for the reminiscence of the girl he loved.

Through a bit fast pondering, Shayne erases the debt with out wasting the pearls. His patron can be delighted, yet Christine is livid that he replaced the plan. prior to lengthy, Shayne is trapped in an internet of blackmail and homicide, the place the #1 suspect is Mike Shayne.

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Wedding Day Murder (Lucy Stone Mysteries, No. 8)

By Leslie Meier

Already juggling 4 little ones' annoying schedules, a rambunctious puppy, an attention-craving husband, and a full-time reporter activity, Lucy Stone cannot very likely squeeze in one other accountability. . .or can she? whilst Sue Finch asks for aid making plans her daughter Sidra's marriage ceremony to net millionaire Ron Davitz, unswerving friend Lucy willingly dives into the realm of white lace, roses, and chair leases. What will be extra excellent than a yard summer season marriage ceremony within the Stones' newly outfitted gazebo?

Yet while the groom's physique is located floating beside his yacht, Lucy isn't really confident it used to be an unintended drowning. From the picturesque waterfront to toney Smith Heights street, Tinker's Cove is awash with suspects. Now, clean from making plans Sidra's marriage ceremony, Lucy unearths herself considering her personal funeral as she launches the harrowing pursuit of a killer who will do something to maintain from being unveiled. . .

"Leslie Meier writes with sparkle and warmth." --Chicago Sun-Times

"The fascinating atmosphere and likeable solid make for relaxing reading." --Publishers Weekly

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Down by the River Where the Dead Men Go

"You already been a punk. Least you are able to do is exit like a man." Then a lifeless popping sound and a quiet splash.

In his 3rd visual appeal in George Pelecanos's acclaimed sequence, Nick Stefanos has been spending an excessive amount of time with undesirable girls and undesirable booze. that's why he wakes up one blurry morning at the banks of the Anacostia River, hungover and miserable--and now a witness to a homicide. With assistance from a accomplice as straight-arrow as Nick is bent, Nick makes a decision to trace down the killer, an research that leads them during the roughest a part of the nation's capital, and into the blackest elements of the human soul.

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The Darling Dahlias and the Naked Ladies (Darling Dahlias Mysteries)

By Susan Wittig Albert

A brand-new secret within the "exceptional" (Booklist) sequence via the nationwide bestselling writer.

Rumors are sprouting in Depression-era Darling, Alabama. The town's latest viewers, Nona Jean Jamison and omit Lake, could be the Naughty and great Sisters from the Ziegfeld Frolic, who concentrate on dancing approximately bare.

The Dahlias suspect greater than modesty whilst Nona denies her organization. they will need to dig via clues to get to the basis of the mystery...

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High Five (Stephanie Plum, No. 5) (Stephanie Plum Novels)

By Janet Evanovich

Out of bail skippers and hire funds, Stephanie Plum throws warning to the wind and follows within the entrepreneurial bootsteps of large Bounty Hunter, Ranger, undertaking morally right and marginally criminal companies. So, a scumball blows himself to smithereens on her first day of policing a crack condominium and the sheik she was once chauffeuring stole the limo. yet hello, nobody's ideal! besides, Stephanie has different issues on her brain. Her mom wishes her to discover Uncle Fred who is lacking after arguing together with his rubbish corporation; homicidal rapist Benito Ramirez is again, quoting scripture and stalking Stephanie; vice cop Joe Morelli has a field of condoms with Stephanie's identify on it; and Stephanie's afraid Ranger has his finger on her set off. the entire gang's the following for mirth and mayhem in Janet Evanovich's High Five. learn at your personal threat in public areas.

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