Download E-books The Cliff House Strangler (Sarah Woolson Mysteries) PDF

By Shirley Tallman

Nineteenth-century lawyer Sarah Woolson continues to be attempting to get her existence jointly. opposed to her family's needs, she opens her personal San Francisco legislation company, merely to discover that clients---paying consumers, that is---are cautious of permitting a lady to control their criminal affairs. simply while her persistence, in addition to her cash, are approximately to expire, Sarah and her buddy and previous colleague, Robert Campbell, attend a séance at San Francisco's Cliff condominium. Making their approach in the course of the worst typhoon of the season, they come at their vacation spot to discover themselves in for a lot greater than, in Robert's phrases, "silly parlor tricks." After a dramatic demonstrate of spirit apparitions, flying trumpets, and phantom tune, Madame Olga Karpova---a well known Russian clairvoyant---and her site visitors make a grisly discovery: one of many twelve humans seated on the desk has been brutally strangled.
Later, while extra séance individuals are came across slain, Sarah is pressed into protecting the accused assassin. engaged on her client's case, she quick unearths herself on the heart of a sophisticated homicide plot related to ghosts, gypsies, and town corridor, all of the whereas dealing with off with Robert in a unstable felony conflict and investigating her brother Frederick's shady political dealings. hardly ever right habit for a nineteenth-century girl, yet Sarah shouldn't have it the other way.
Feisty and decided, Sarah keeps to flout the notions of "proper" femininity during this sequence that may be a turn-of-the-century resolution to Legally Blonde.

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Download E-books The Water Rat of Wanchai: An Ava Lee Novel PDF

AVA LEE TAKES ON A grasp legal IN HER most deadly CASE YET

In Ian Hamilton's The Water Rat of Wanchai, we meet forensic accountant and martial arts professional Ava Lee in her early days operating for the mysterious businessman Uncle as they music down huge sums of cash that experience disappeared. considered one of Uncle's longtime pals has asked support for his nephew, who must get well 5 million cash from a enterprise deal that went sideways. Ava steps in and instantly is off on an international hunt for the lacking funds that has her dodging shady characters.

On a trip that takes her from Seattle to Hong Kong, Bangkok, Guyana, and the British Virgin Islands, Ava encounters every little thing from the Thai katoey tradition to deprave executive officers. In Guyana she meets her fit: Captain Robbins, a godfather-like determine who controls the police, politicians, and criminals alike. In alternate for his aid, Robbins comes to a decision he wishes a bit of Ava's 5 million money and should do no matter what it takes to get his reasonable share.

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Download E-books Sew Deadly (Southern Sewing Circle Series) PDF

By Elizabeth Lynn Casey

Ever considering she moved to candy Briar, South Carolina, Yankee librarian Tori Sinclair has been the debate of the tiny city. yet she's been so busy at paintings, successful over the stitching circle, and attempting to disregard her dishonest ex that she hasn't even had time to baste jointly a pillow, not to mention brain neighborhood gossip. Then she reveals the homeland sweetheart lifeless at her again door...

all people believes the police investigator, who is simply fixin' to hyperlink Tori to the homicide in a love triangle long past undesirable. To transparent her identify, Tori must depend on her new stitching sisters and sew jointly the reality- or be darned.

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Download E-books B is for Burglar (Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Mysteries, No. 2) PDF

By Sue Grafton

Although enterprise has been gradual in recent years for P.I. Kinsey Millhone, she's reluctant to tackle the case of finding Beverly Danziger's sister Elaine Boldt. it is a small topic that Beverly will be in a position to deal with herself. So why is she enlisting Kinsey's providers? Beverly claims she wishes Elaine's signature on a few records in order that she will gather a small inheritance. however the complete affair does not sit down good with Kinsey. And if there is something she's realized in her line of labor, it is to continuously stick with your instincts…

Kinsey's stoop proves real while she starts her inquiries into Elaine's whereabouts and discovers that the sexy widow used to be final noticeable in a flashy lynx coat boarding a airplane for Boca Raton. however the extra Kinsey searches for Elaine the extra questions she encounters. Is Elaine's disappearance tied in to the brutal homicide a number of months in the past of 1 of her bridge companions? And what occurred to Elaine's Persian cat who turns out to have additionally vanished?

Things take a flip for the more serious whilst a stranger vandalizes the house of 1 of Elaine's buddies and one other neighbor turns up murdered. along with her attractiveness and occupation at the line, Kinsey hazards all to discover a lacking girl and a killer who is ready within the shadows to strike again…

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Download E-books The Next Victim (Kali O'Brien Mysteries) PDF

By Jonnie Jacobs

Enthusiastic fanatics of Jonnie Jacobs's thrillers comprehend what they are moving into bestseller after bestseller: riveting suspense, knockout writing, and a wise, world-weary heroine who can kick butt and take names while she must. Now Jacobs supplies one other gripping story of intercourse, lies, secrets and techniques, and homicide whose razor-sharp twists and turns do not allow up till the final web page is became. A physique count number that is emerging. A lone witness at the run. A killer who'll do something to shop for silence. it is the most threatening case of legal professional Kali O'Brien's career--and it is hitting means too just about domestic.

The final time Kali spoke to her brother, John, he was once eager to inform her anything yet too under the influence of alcohol to get it out. Now he is useless, an obvious suicide via overdose. that may be stunning adequate, however the police officers have extra undesirable information: John was once additionally the lead suspect within the contemporary double murder of 2 girls in Tucson. The sufferers comprise the rich heiress of the company John labored for and Olivia Perez, a beautiful collage coed whose relations is decided to make a person pay for the crime, and Kali's on the best in their list--if she cannot transparent his identify first. it is a difficult case that is approximately to get even trickier.

Kali did not comprehend her brother rather well, and in demise, the single clue he is left in the back of is as damning because it is mysterious. Hidden within the pages of his dictionary is a photograph of 3 beautiful younger ladies. One is Olivia Perez. One is a street-tough runaway named Crystal. The 3rd woman--a strip membership dancer and porn actress--has simply been present in a ditch, the sufferer of a brutal slaying. As stunning because the woman's loss of life is her connection to Kali's brother. How did they recognize one another? What was once John attempting to inform Kali the evening he died? And could a person kill to maintain him from asserting it? by surprise her brother's suicide is commencing to glance much like homicide.

Kali's purely desire for fixing the case lies find the final woman within the picture--a witness who is aware excess of she should still, might be an excessive amount of to live--and Kali has to get to her ahead of the killer does. it is a seek that may plunge her into the secrets and techniques and lies of her family and deep into the intercourse industry's hidden underworld of going-nowhere-fast women trying to find effortless cash, the place fantasies will be had for a cost, blackmail is lethal, and silence can be purchased with blood. And if Kali isn't really cautious, she may lead a crafty killer instantly to the final goal whereas placing herself in line to be the subsequent victim...

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Download E-books Murder in Vein (Fang-In-Cheek Mysteries) PDF

By Sue Ann Jaffarian

The sight of the blood lined fangs exploded from her deep reminiscence like a ball
through a plate glass window. the fellow had bitten Bobby, torn into him like a barbequed rib at the Fourth of July.

Vampires. Vam-pires. actual live―er, lifeless (undead?)―bloodsucking vampires, residing within the urban of Angels. Madison Rose, a street-smart twenty-something waitress might by no means have believed it―until a vampire thwarts a vicious assault opposed to her by way of showing within the nick of time and completing off her assailant in a single tasty bite.

Madison has been kept through the vampires―or has she? She learns that girls were going lacking; their useless our bodies turning up tired of blood. Now the assassin is after her. because the violence escalates, Madison, LAPD Detective Notchey, and a cadre of beautiful and unsafe vampires look for the real killer―while Madison retains a cautious eye at the skittish and thirsty vampires. Will she live to tell the tale to determine the sunshine of day?

Praise:

"Like Stuart Kaminsky, Jaffarian juggles her franchises deftly, giving every one a different voice and allure. Her most up-to-date sequence kickoff should be her most sensible but, mixing supernatural attractive with down-to-earth sassy."―Kirkus Reviews

"Though Madison is not any Sookie Stackhouse, she's certainly a keeper."―Publishers Weekly

"It will doubtless attract many paranormal secret enthusiasts. . .[Murder in Vein] is suggested for its likable characters and fascinating plot."―Library Journal

"Sue Ann Jaffarian by no means fails to make me chortle together with her 3 secret sequence starring paralegal Odelia gray, ghost Granny Apples, and now Murder in Vein, starring pleasant, and not-so-friendly, local vampires."―Joanne Fluke, New York Times bestselling writer of the Hannah Swensen Mysteries

"Thrilling, suspenseful, and darkly humorous, homicide in Vein will go away you thirsting for extra during this terrific new series."―Kelli Stanley, writer of City of Dragons

"Sue Ann Jaffarian has additional her personal inimitable kind to the city myth style. Murder in Vein is speedy, enjoyable and, because the disguise notes, deliciously fang-in-cheek!"―Jeanne C. Stein, bestselling writer of the Anna robust Chronicles

"Luminescent within the evening fog, Murder in Vein calls to the reader to come back besides its decided protagonist Madison Rose down a highway fraught with homicide, chills, humor and downright attractive undead suspects. This story of risky issues that cross bump within the evening via Sue Ann Jaffarian makes for a pleasant and intriguing read."―Gary Phillips, writer of The Underbelly

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Download E-books Sweet Masterpiece: The First Samantha Sweet Mystery PDF

By Connie Shelton

United states this day bestselling writer Connie Shelton introduces her most pleasurable comfortable secret sequence yet—with a bit romance, a bit magic and many chocolate! while she's now not baking her delectable pastries Samantha candy breaks into homes for a residing, and occasionally the issues she discovers result in difficulty. whilst she unearths an unmarked grave on a estate in a distant spot in Taos County, New Mexico, Sam calls within the specialists. A small mural painted inside of a closet within the deserted apartment presents clues and Sam is stuck up in an research with the handsome Deputy Beau Cardwell. A fortune in paintings, a bogus will, and a wood field that turns out to provide Sam powers she by no means dreamed she possessed— all of it provides as much as a dynamic paranormal romantic secret. Then, there's all that chocolate! Sam's genuine aim in existence is to take advantage of her based baking talents to open her personal pastry store, Sweet's candies. She's gaining fairly the recognition as a baker with a paranormal contact, yet a couple of hindrances stand in her means. Her grown daughter exhibits up on her doorstep—jobless and homeless; her checking account is at an rock bottom; and attempting to paintings from the tiny cramped kitchen in her house is changing into very unlikely. someway, Sam copes and she or he reveals that her desires may well simply have an opportunity of coming real. compliment for Connie Shelton's earlier mysteries: "Connie Shelton will get greater with each e-book she writes." --The Midwest booklet assessment "Shelton, an incredible good fortune for Intrigue, can merely extend her fan base with this stable effort." -- Publisher's Weekly "Shelton keeps to mix suspenseful storytelling with delicate portrayals of advanced relations relationships." --Booklist "Shelton back has performed an excellent task in bringing New Mexico to life." -- Albuquerque magazine "Connie Shelton has one other winner!" -- The e-book record

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