Download E-books Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead (Claire DeWitt Novels) PDF

By Sara Gran

“Delicious and addictive.”—

“Reads . . . as if David Lynch directed a Raymond Chandler novel.”—CNN

“What might you get if that punkish dragon woman Lisbeth Salander met up with Jim Sallis’s Lew Griffin strolling the again streets of recent Orleans? Or Sue Grafton’s Kinsey Millhone remodeled herself right into a tattooed magnolia riding a 4x4? Clare DeWitt, that’s what you’d get . . . DeWitt’s captivating personality and remarkable voice take your breath away.”—New Orleans Times-Picayune

This knock-out begin to a bracingly unique new sequence positive aspects Claire DeWitt, the world’s maximum PI—at least, that is what she calls herself. A one-time youngster detective in Brooklyn, she is a follower of the esoteric French detective Jacques Silette, whose mysterious instruction manual Détection inspired Claire’s strange practices. Claire additionally has deep roots in New Orleans, the place she was once mentored through Silette’s scholar the bright Constance Darling—until Darling was once murdered. while a revered DA is going lacking she returns to the hurricane-ravaged urban to determine why.

“The hard-living, wisecracking titular detective bounces round post-Katrina New Orleans attempting to song down a lacking prosecutor during this auspicious debut of a brand new secret series—and the massive effortless is every piece her equivalent in sass and flavor.”—Elle

“Reminds me why I fell in love with the genre.”—Laura Lippman

"I love this book!" -- Sue Grafton


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Download E-books Mind Game PDF

By Iris Johansen

Mind online game takes Jane MacGuire again to Scotland the place she keeps her look for the treasure she’s been chasing for years. yet now she’s being stricken by goals of a lady at risk. who's this lady, and what's she attempting to inform Jane? and should Jane determine it out earlier than it’s too late―for her and the mysterious younger girl? issues are additional complex while Seth Caleb comes again into Jane’s existence. This time he’s the single in hassle, and Jane will locate herself pulled without warning into his global as she fights to save lots of him.

With the journey, intrigue, and explosive strength that Iris Johansen enthusiasts love, Mind Game is a high-octane mystery that readers won’t have the capacity to placed down.

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Download E-books Bingo Barge Murder: Book 1 in the Shay O'Hanlon Caper Series PDF

By Jessie Chandler

"Madcap dangers...amusing debut, with [an] beautiful lesbian sleuth..." ~Kirkus Reviews

"A winner. permit me guarantee you that you simply will not be taking a big gamble on interpreting this pleasant romp." ~Mystery fans overview "

Jessie Chandler is literary relatives to either Cotterill and West...unabashed enjoyable but additionally a lot bolder than conventional cozies." ~Library Journal

Shay O'Hanlon is the co-owner of the hip, quirky Rabbit gap, a favored espresso store in Uptown Minneapolis. Police detective JT Bordeaux and her associate appear on the gap looking for Shay's ally, Coop—a chain-smoking, vegetarian tree hugger—who's sought after for wondering in reference to the bludgeoning demise of his less-than-respectable boss, Stanley "Kinky" Anderson. Coop's prints are everywhere in the homicide weapon—an over-sized, bronzed bingo marker—and the law enforcement officials have themselves a first-rate suspect.

Suddenly, Shay's quiet yet hugely caffeinated international spins uncontrolled quicker than a trip on a fairground Tilt-A-Whirl as she attempts to save lots of her pal. Complicating concerns are a number of bumbling mobsters, a lacking truckload of stolen nuts, an abused mutt named Dawg, a kidnapping or , and a really chronic Detective Bordeaux. Will Shay and her neighbors reach their quest to transparent Coop and nail the assassin or will their nutty caper finally end up deadly?

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Download E-books Killer Pancake (Goldy Culinary Mysteries, Book 5) PDF

By Diane Mott Davidson

Whilst Goldy, proprietor of Goldilocks' Catering, faces the problem of whipping up a luxurious lowfat banquet for the Mignon Cosmetics' corporation dinner party, she rises to the social gathering brilliantly...only to find simply how grotesque the wonder biz can be!

On the day of the dinner party Goldy unearths herself confronting an indignant mob of demonstrators--"Spare the Hares"--who item to Mignon Cosmetics' animal-testing rules. As she struggles to hold 40 kilos of lowfat fare from her van to the mall the place the dinner party is being held, she hears an ominous
squeal of tires and a frightening thump. Seconds later, a Mignon worker lies lifeless at the pavement. and shortly the police detect that this hit-and-run was once no

Now Goldy is enmeshed as much as her saute pans in a murder investigation.  Could the homicide have had whatever to do with Spare the Hares--or with the unique flower came across close to the lifeless physique? although busy serving up Hoisin Turkey and Grand Marnier Cranberry tarts, Goldy comes to a decision to begin digging at Mignon's
million-dollar cosmetics counter. but if one other homicide occurs and Goldy herself is attacked, the caterer grew to become sleuth understands she needs to step up her
search for a grotesque killer. For this time was once just a caution. subsequent time she'll be dead--and it will not be beautiful.

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Download E-books Claire and Present Danger PDF

By Gillian Roberts

Within the urban of cohesion, not anyone understands something approximately Emmie Cade, a tender widow who “appeared from nowhere,” and within the blink of a watch was once engaged to Leo Fairchild, a middle-aged bachelor with a fortune. despite the fact that, as her marriage date ways, Emmie’s partner's mother to be, the in poor health, autocratic Claire Fairchild, gets nameless letters. They recommend, none too subtly, that there’s very much to benefit concerning the mysterious younger lady, none of it solid, and masses of it concerning the violent deaths of the boys in her life.

Enter Amanda Pepper who, after finishing her day of training English at Philly Prep, now moonlights as a P.I. in addition to C.K. Mackenzie, former murder detective, present graduate scholar at Penn. the 2 of them are employed through Mrs. Fairchild to determine who the fascinating yet evasive Emmie Cade fairly is. At thirty-two, the younger girl has replaced her deal with and identify extra frequently than a few girls swap nail polish—and intentionally or now not, she’s supplied no clues or entry to her past.

For Amanda, changing into C.K. Mackenzie’s investigative companion is a thrilling switch from the politics and difficulties of the recent college time period, and a welcome distraction from the ordeal of assembly her personal potential in-laws. She’s made up our minds to end up herself an capable investigator by means of ferreting out Emmie Cade’s secrets and techniques, yet shortly, rather than occasions of the previous, she’s pressured to accommodate the right here and now—including murder.

Brilliantly plotted, deeply perceptive, as scrumptious and gleaming as effective champagne, Gillian Roberts’s new Amanda Pepper masterpiece doesn’t leave out a trick. greater than ever, she’s “the Dorothy Parker of poser writers . . . giving extra wit in step with web page than so much writers supply according to book.” *

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Download E-books Died to Match (Carnegie Kincaid, Book 2) PDF

By Deborah Donnelly

You are cordially invited. . . . Don’t omit novice detective Carnegie Kincaid, professional in all issues matrimony and homicide, within the Hallmark unique movie Wedding Planner Mystery on Hallmark videos & Mysteries!

IT used to be a marriage nobody could disregard . . .

Luke Skywalker used to be juggling martini glasses. Albert Einstein was once dirty-dancing with Monica Lewinsky. And Zorro was once arguing with dying himself. For marriage ceremony planner Carnegie Kincaid, it was once simply one other evening on the activity: a coed bachelor occasion thrown by means of one in every of Seattle’s hippest couples—the bride-to-be a hard-charging Microsoft millionaire, the groom a Seattle Sentinel information editor.

yet what all started because the excellent night for the younger, good-looking, and politically right resulted in catastrophe. One attractive bridesmaid was once lifeless, and one other had thrown herself into Elliott Bay. Now Carnegie has greater than a state-of-the-art marriage ceremony to save lots of. throughout her, mystery liaisons are unraveling, risky judgements are coming to gentle, and at the least one legal is lurking. With households to thrill, attire to hem, and headlines to snatch, Carnegie is gaining knowledge of the darkish part of affection and marriage amid low and high Seattle society—and that whereas a few passions might be without end, a few are a purpose for homicide.

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Download E-books Fatally Flaky (Goldy Schulz) PDF

By Diane Mott Davidson

It's been an extended summer season for Goldy Schulz, who's engaged in making plans a marriage reception for Aspen Meadow's nuttiest bridezilla. yet then document Finn, liked neighborhood medical professional and the simplest buddy of Goldy's godfather, Jack, is killed whilst his automobile tumbles right into a ravine. Jack thinks document was once murdered end result of the learn he used to be doing on the neighborhood spa—allegations which are proven while Jack himself is attacked.

So Goldy provides extra paintings to her plate and dons chef's whites to head undercover on the spa, the place espresso is outlawed in want of smoothies. but when she does not locate the shrewdpermanent killer at the spa grounds who is observing her each circulate, catering weddings and cooking low-fat nutrition may well simply be the loss of life of Goldy Schulz . . .

And get pleasure from Goldy's delectable recipes, together with fatally flaky cookies and nutcase cranberry-apricot bread!

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Download E-books All Washed Up: The Cara Mia Delgatto Mystery Series PDF

By Joanna Campbell Slan

publication #3 in a chain that IndieReader calls "an tremendously speedy and stress-free learn"

A Florida set gem--Deborah Sharp, writer of the Mace Bauer Mysteries

Crafts,crime,and crafty twists--Nancy J. Cohen

Half-drowned immigrants. A useless shop proprietor. An test on a woman's lifestyles. regardless of all this, store proprietor Cara Mia Delgatto nonetheless attempts to do what is correct by way of returning a classic Lilly Pulitzer to its unique proprietor. for this reason, she dangers everything-- together with her son's lifestyles. With a plot echoing the weighty judgements of this present day, and a revelation that lays naked the intrigues our nation's so much unique city, All Washed Up is a fast paced, fresh learn, that flickers with a forged of robust girls. As an novice sleuth, Cara Mia proves her braveness. As a girl pal, she's the ultimate. And as a crime-solving granddaughter, she's now not afraid to again up her grandfather while he is in a good spot, simply because that is what girls do...we look after these we like. during this 3rd e-book within the sequence, Cara's romantic difficulties come to a foul head, whereas her dating along with her sister grows extra poisonous. yet all through the entire drama, Cara proves herself to be a girl you could expect in a tricky scenario. in fact, it's also possible to anticipate her to return up with yummy recipes and outstanding rules for recycling.

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