Download E-books A Night Too Dark (Kate Shugak) PDF

By Dana Stabenow

In Alaska, a person disappears on a daily basis. Hunters who head into the barren region… Fishermen who courageous the good rivers…Tourists who try to do either. In Aleut detective Kate Shugak's Park, humans were falling off the grid quite a lot in recent years. And as she and nation trooper Jim Chopin are approximately to gain, it has got whatever to do with the new discovery of the world's second-largest gold mine of their own backyard.

A adversarial environmental activist association has embraced Alaska's Suulutaq Mine as its reason behind being, attracting extra awareness than the various locals can tolerate. So it truly is nearly a aid whilst Kate ultimately reveals a body―this, greater than politics, she will be able to deal with. until eventually the identification of the physique vanishes, too… Now it is as much as Kate and Jim to dig deeper into the mining controversy and locate the reality approximately what is going on in her fatherland. whether that implies dealing with down an enemy who will kill to maintain sure secrets and techniques buried…

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Download E-books Inn Keeping With Murder: Old Maids of Mercer Island Mystery (Volume 1) PDF

By Lynn Bohart

While seventy-three 12 months outdated, Martha Denton drops useless into her peach cobbler on the St. Claire lodge, nobody is shocked. finally, Martha had a center . but if her loss of life is governed a homicide, the inn’s proprietor, Julia Applegate, turns into the best suspect. Julia recruits her “sixty-something” staff of neighbors to release their very own research. including the inn’s resident ghosts, together with Julia’s lately deceased mom who has discovered to exploit a cellular phone, they pass after the reality. upload to speaking parrot who loves to quote outdated video clips, a Harlequin nice Dane, miniature Dachshunds, a truly good-looking detective (or two), and prepare for a romp down secret lane!

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Download E-books Butchers Hill (Tess Monaghan Mysteries) PDF

By Laura Lippman

Tess Monaghan has eventually made the circulation and frolicked her shingle as a p.i.-for-hire, entire with an workplace in Butchers Hill. possibly it isn't the simplest deal with in Baltimore, yet you gotta begin someplace, and Tess's greyhound Esskay has no hassle taking marathon naps wherever there is a roof. Then in walks Luther Beale, the infamous vigilante who 5 years in the past shot a boy for vandalizing his automobile. simply out of legal, he says he desires to make reparations to the children who witnessed his crime, so he wishes Tess to discover them. yet as soon as she starts off snooping, the witnesses commence death. Is the "Butcher of Butchers Hill" at it back? love it or no longer, Tess is embroiled in a case that encompasses the powers that-be, a heartless procedure that has destroyed the lives of youngsters, and a bad path of cash and lies top the entire as far back as Butchers Hill.

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Download E-books Jane and His Lordship's Legacy (Jane Austen Mysteries) PDF

By Stephanie Barron

It really is with a heavy middle that Jane Austen takes up a brand new place of abode at Chawton Cottage in Hampshire. Secretly mourning the misplaced love of her existence, she's shocked to profit that the past due Lord Harold Trowbridge has made her inheritor to a unprecedented bequest: a Bengal chest jam-packed with his diaries, letters, and so much intimate correspondence. From those, Jane is predicted to write down a memoir of the Gentleman Rogue for posterity. yet earlier than she will placed pen to paper in this hard work of affection, she discovers a corpse within the cellar of her new home.

The useless guy was once a standard laborer, and a next coroner's exam indicates he was once murdered in other places and transported to Chawton Cottage. all of sudden Jane and her kinfolk are thrust into the guts of a brewing scandal during this provincial village that does not take kindly to outsiders in general—and to Austens in particular.

And simply as Jane glimpses a connection among the homicide and the shattering fact hid someplace in Lord Harold's papers, violent dying moves one more unsuspecting vicitim. without notice there are suspects and causes in every single place Jane looks—local burglaries, thwarted passions, would-be knights, and contributors of the royal family members itself who wish Lord Harold hushed . . . even in demise. because the story of 1 man's illustrious existence unfolds—a existence that runs a parallel direction to the historical past of 2 continents—Jane races opposed to time to seize a crafty killer ahead of extra blameless lives are taken. yet her choice to guard Lord Harold's legacy may possibly distinctive the most expensive cost of all: her personal life.

Jane and His Lordship's Legacy
is ancient suspense writing at its very most interesting, graced with perception, belief, and unusual intelligence of its singular heroine in a secret that may try the mettle of her brain and middle.

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Download E-books Sugar House: A Tess Monaghan Novel PDF

By Laura Lippman

New York Times bestselling writer Laura Lippman’s Tess Monaghan must remedy essentially the most baffling murders in her PI career.

When Tess Monaghan concurs to speak to Ruthie Dembrow, she senses she’ll remorse it. If there’s whatever Tess has realized in her paintings either as a newspaper reporter after which as a PI, it’s to belief your instincts. nonetheless, she can’t deny she’s intrigued while Ruthie asks her to enquire the deadly stabbing of her brother, Henry, whereas he used to be locked away for murdering a teenage runaway over a bottle of glue. Henry’s loss of life by the hands of fellow convicts doesn’t shock Tess, yet what does is that he used to be convicted for murdering a “Jane Doe”—something that infrequently occurs within the judicial system.

No identification used to be chanced on at the victim’s physique, and her fingerprints didn’t fit as much as any within the nationwide database. How may a person get away all of the id nets of the trendy international? Ruthie is confident if she learns the id of her brother’s sufferer, probably she will be able to additionally discover why he used to be killed.

Tess’s seek takes her on a harrowing trip from Baltimore’s unique internal Harbor to the seedy local of Locust element. yet it’s the surprising discovery of the runaway’s real id that turns Tess’s hunt lethal. unexpectedly, her supposedly solved homicide case retains turning up more recent, brisker corpses and scarier types of the Sugar House—places that glance so candy and secure, yet purely from the outside.

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Download E-books Death Takes No Bribes: An Endurance Mystery (The Endurance Mysteries) (Volume 3) PDF

By Susan Van Kirk

During this 3rd secret set within the small Midwest city of persistence, Illinois, retired teacher-turned-sleuth, Grace Kimball, returns to her previous highschool to enquire the poisoning homicide of patience highschool vital John Hardy. it's a painful trip for Grace simply because she needs to face the prospect that one in all her former colleagues is a assassin. patience detective TJ Sweeney asks Grace, her former instructor and buddy, to aid navigate those treacherous waters while it turns into obvious that the assassin is a cold-blooded killer who won't hesitate to kill back. the 2 buddies don't have any finish of suspects. The chemistry instructor who designed a poison unit? A spurned lover or her betrayed husband? A soon-to-be prosperous widow? To best that off, the eccentric drama instructor on the highschool is generating “Arsenic and outdated Lace.” It isn’t precisely the top timing. in the meantime, Grace’s boyfriend and editor of the persistence sign up, Jeff Maitlin, has disappeared on a few mysterious errand from his prior. Then, Grace will get devastating information. demise is stalking the halls of persistence highschool, and charm Kimball and TJ Sweeney are just a couple of steps forward.

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Download E-books Toxic Waste PDF

By Helen Goodman

Lately recovered from a stroke, Fonnie Beachum is able to reclaim her life--with a bit aid from her grandson, a rookie cop, and a reliable yet preoccupied aide who is helping out day-by-day. yet her bustling North Carolina city is embroiled in a sour controversy over a proposed landfill, and Fonnie has divided loyalties. And whilst Christine Hauner, Fonnie's aide, is located useless at an illustration, the older lady takes it personally.

with her new good friend Bebe Englehook, a committed activist decided to reveal the harmful landfill scheme, Fonnie digs into Christine's prior. yet high-stakes corruption and scandal are risky traps for a lady simply studying to stroll with a cane. And Fonnie hasn't come this a ways to promote out to a shrewdpermanent killer--at any price.

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Download E-books Old World Murder (A Chloe Ellefson Mystery) PDF

By Kathleen Ernst

Trying to go away painful thoughts at the back of her, Chloe Ellefson is creating a clean commence. She's the recent collections curator at outdated global Wisconsin, an out of doors ethnic museum showcasing 1870s payment existence. On her first day, Chloe meets with an aged girl who begs her to discover a invaluable eighteenth-century Norwegian ale bowl that have been donated to the museum years in the past. yet ahead of Chloe can locate the heirloom and go back it to her, the girl dies in a suspicious automobile crash.

Digging up the historical past and whereabouts of the infrequent artifact quick turns harmful. Chloe discovers that somebody is desperately attempting to hide up all strains of the bowl's existence―by any capability valuable. helping Chloe is police officer Roelke McKenna, whose personal haunting prior compels him to guard her. To seize the covetous killer, Chloe needs to remedy a decades-old puzzle . . . sooner than she turns into part of background herself.

Praise:

"Clever plot twists and credible characters make this a much from humdrum cozy."―Publishers Weekly

"This sequence debut through an writer of kid's mysteries rolls out properly for readers who like a comfy with a dab of vintage lore. Jeanne M. Dams lovers will just like the ethnic background."―Library Journal

"Information on the way to behavior old study, history on Norwegian tradition, and information about operating an outside museum body the enticing tale of a lady devastated via a failed romantic courting whose sleuthing is helping her heal."Booklist

"Old global Murder is most powerful in its captivating neighborhood colour and real love for Wisconsin’s rolling hills, pastures, and woodlands...a pleasant distraction for a night or two."New York magazine of Books

"A wonderfully-woven story that winds out and in of contemporary and historic Wisconsin with lots of mysteries―both prior and current. In curator Chloe Ellefson, Ernst has created an enthralling personality with humor, grit, and a tangled heritage of her personal that wishes unraveling. Enchanting!"Sandi Ault, writer of the WILD secret sequence and recipient of the Mary Higgins Clark Award

"Propulsive and beautifully written, this primary access in a dynamite new sequence from finished writer Kathleen Ernst seamlessly melds the 1980's and the nineteenth century. Character-driven, with secret aplenty, Old international Murder is a sensational learn. imagine Sue Grafton meets Earlene Fowler, with a touch of Elizabeth Peters."―Julia Spencer-Fleming, Anthony and Agatha Award-winning writer of I Shall no longer wish and One used to be A Soldier

"Museum masterpiece."Rosebud publication Reviews

"A genuine find...5 stars."Once Upon a Romance

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Download E-books Tool & Die: A Home Repair is Homicide Mystery PDF

By Sarah Graves

Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree traded her power-broker existence for a run-down dream apartment in peaceable Eastport, Maine. however the home made fanatic is studying that irrespective of how conscientiously you construct your house, homicide has a manner of slipping in during the cracks….

It’s a vivid June afternoon and old-house-fixer-upper Jake Tiptree is riding via downeast Maine on an strange errand. She’s on the point of interview a wide, indignant guy with a felony historical past. Jim Diamond might or will not be harassing his ex-wife with life-threatening letters, yet Jake promised her new housekeeper, Bella Diamond, she’d investigate the problem. An ex-con and a deadbeat, Jim Diamond doesn’t have a background of violence…that is, no longer until eventually Jake arrives at his condo and discovers killer has been there first.

Suddenly Jake and her ally, Ellie White, locate themselves on the middle of a homicide with too many suspects and too few clues. And as though that’s no longer adequate, Jake is now saddled with the manic Bella, whose walk in the park that she’ll be the following sufferer is fueling a supercompulsive neatness–one that threatens to wash Jake and her long-suffering husband, Wade, out of residence and home.

Add to moose in her kitchen, a rebellious son with a behavior of dumping pass over correct for pass over mistaken, and a difficult ex of her personal, and Jake is already at wit’s finish. Then she will get notice horde of her dad’s long-lost kinfolk suggest to descend on Eastport, aspiring to be post at her far-from-fixed-up fixer-upper.
When the killer does strike back, it’s no longer the place Jake expects…and the sufferer couldn’t be extra of a shock. For it is a case larger than the standard angry—ex-spouse kind, and now that Jake and Ellie have got themselves concerned, they’ve every one gained a distinct position in a ruthless murderer’s grasp plan of greed, deception, and loss of life. And the prize? a couple of endlessly inner most rooms–six toes under!

From the Hardcover edition.

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