Passenger to Frankfurt by Agatha Christie

By Agatha Christie

A middle-aged diplomat is accosted in an airport front room and his identification stolen! Sir Stafford Nye's trip domestic from Malaya to London takes an unforeseen twist within the passenger living room at Frankfurt -- a tender lady confides in him that somebody is attempting to kill her. but their paths are to go time and again -- and every time the secret girl is brought as a special individual. both at domestic in any guise in any society she attracts Sir Stafford right into a video game of political intrigue extra harmful than he might be able to think. In an area the place no-one should be yes of somebody, Nye needs to do conflict with a well-armed, well-financed, well-trained -- and invisible -- enemy!

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Wicked Uncle (Miss Silver Mystery 12) by Patricia Wentworth

By Patricia Wentworth

After Gregory Porlock invitations a bunch of unacquainted pals to his residence celebration, the blackmailing host is located useless from a stab wound within the again, and pass over Silver needs to notice which visitor made convinced the social gathering was once over. Reissue.

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North Sea Requiem (Joanne Ross, Book 4) by A. D. Scott

By A. D. Scott

FROM the writer WHO “BRILLIANTLY inspires THE lifetime of A SMALL SCOTTISH TOWN” (RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH ) COMES a singular THAT UNCOVERS THE DEEP AND LASTING DIVISIONS OF A group AND ITS PEOPLE.

When a small-town Scottish lady discovers a severed leg within the boot of 1 of the neighborhood hockey players’ uniforms, it’s an incredible scoop for the Highland Gazette. yet reporter Joanne Ross desires a front-page tale of her personal, and he or she hopes to discover it in Mae Bell, an American jazz singer whose husband disappeared in an airplane twist of fate 5 years in the past and who's looking out the Highlands for her husband’s colleagues.

Things take a really sinister flip while Nurse Urquhart, who dis-covered the limb, suffers a hideous and brutal assault. Even stranger, she was once the recipient of letters caution her to maintain her nostril out of someone’s business—letters that Mae Bell and the employees of the Highland Gazette additionally bought. What might all of it mean?

Unfolding opposed to a gorgeously rendered overdue Nineteen Fifties Scottish geographical region, North Sea Requiem captures the mores and problems with one other period, specially in Joanne Ross—a lady wrestling with divorce, profession, and a md who desires to be greater than simply her more suitable. the result's a poignant, frequently haunting mixture of violence, loss, and redemption in a story packed with unnerving plot twists and unforgettable characters.

This is alleged to be a retail ebook.

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Mystery of the Men in Black: The UFO Silencers by Timothy Green Beckley

By Timothy Green Beckley

A vintage ebook at the males in Black -- no longer established upon the technology fiction movie...but on impressive situations that actually occurred. the writer used to be editor for over 10 years of unidentified flying object UNIVERSE journal and has interviewed FIRST HAND dozens of people who've been threatened by means of the MIB simply because they knew an excessive amount of approximately UFOs or got here to shut to the reply to the real origins of those unknown craft. listed below are tales that would set your hair on finish and relax you to the bone.

at the flying saucers Hunters (History Channel) kingdom western singer and Hollywood stuntman Johnny Sands printed the main points of his bewildering touch with the feared MIB whereas in order to practice in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve. alien craft Silencers comprises the complete tale (with paintings) in keeping with a primary individual interview.

additionally released for the 1st time is the 1st real picture taken by means of writer Tim Beckley in the course of a focus of alien craft encounters in New Jersey in the course of 1966. His presentation on Coast to Coast AM and unidentified flying object Hunters relating to this incident has surprised the realm.

There also are the circumstances of mysterious murders associated with the MIB and the case of a physician really having the sort of sinister members in his domestic the place he used to be threatened through the MIB.

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The Case of the Dangerous Dowager by Erle Stanley Gardner

By Erle Stanley Gardner

GUN OVERBOARD
When Matilda Benson solicits the aid of Perry Mason, her request turns out easy adequate: cruise to a playing send moored simply past the twelve-mile restrict and purchase again the IOUs signed by way of omit Benson's niece. yet after Mason reaches the floating on line casino, he discovers difficulties aplenty--most particularly the ship's proprietor with a bullet gap via his head.
Strangely sufficient, Matilda and her niece also are on board that evening . . . while an individual tosses a gun over the railing. Does Perry Mason's purchaser have whatever to conceal? With the help of his trusty secretary, Della highway, and the ever-helpful Paul Drake, Mason dives into an ocean of menace.
THE unique court docket NOVELS

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Fatal Enquiry (Barker & Llewelyn, Book 6) by Will Thomas

By Will Thomas

Brimming with wit, surroundings, and unforgettable characters, deadly ENQUIRY reintroduces inner most enquiry agent Cyrus Barker and his assistant, Thomas Llewellyn, and their unforgettable global of Victorian London.

Some years in the past, Cyrus Barker matched wits with Sebastian Nightwine, an aristocrat and sociopath, and in exposing his evil, despatched Nightwine fleeing to conceal from justice someplace within the a ways corners of the earth. the very last thing Barker ever anticipated was once to come across Nightwine again—but the British govt, believing they wish Nightwine’s aid, has granted him immunity for his earlier crimes, and taken him again to London. Nightwine, in spite of the fact that, has extra on his brain than redemption—and as Barker and Llewellyn got down to discover and thwart Nightwine’s genuine scheme, they locate themselves within the gravest risk in their lives.

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A Crimson Warning (Lady Emily Mysteries, Book 6) by Tasha Alexander

By Tasha Alexander

Secrets and techniques end up lethal during this new novel from Tasha Alexander that includes woman Emily Hargreaves. a few very fashionable humans in London are waking as much as locate their doorsteps smeared with crimson paint, the precursor to the revelation of a gloomy mystery – and worse – by means of a person who enjoys destroying lives

Newly again to her domestic in Mayfair, girl Emily Hargreaves is asking ahead to having fun with the delights of the season. The delights, that's, as outlined by means of her personal eccentricities—reading The Aeneid, waltzing together with her rushing husband, and becoming a member of the Women’s Liberal Federation within the early levels of its crusade to win the vote for girls. yet an audacious vandal disturbs the peace within the capital urban, splashing crimson paint at the neat edifices of the houses of London’s elite. This mark, most unlikely to conceal, presages the revelation of scandalous secrets and techniques, riding the hapless sufferers into shame, depression or even dying. quickly, all of London excessive society resides in worry of studying who may be the subsequent goal, and girl Emily and her husband, Colin, favourite agent of the crown, needs to discover the id and demonstrate the explanations of the twisted brain at the back of all of it ahead of one other blameless existence is lost.

Publishers Weekly
At the beginning of Alexander’s captivating 6th overdue Victorian novel of suspense (after 2010’s risky to Know), information of a fireplace in Southwark activates British intelligence agent Colin Hargreaves to go away girl Londonderry’s ball, to his spouse Emily’s dismay. Colin returns domestic to Mayfair that evening to announce that Michael Dillman, who ran a winning export enterprise, has been cruelly burned alive in his warehouse by way of an unknown offender. The week sooner than, in response to Michael’s fiancée, somebody threw purple paint on his entrance door. The Sanders relatives gets related therapy almost immediately earlier than the rumor breaks that daughter Polly’s mom was once, in truth, a maid impregnated by way of her father. as a consequence, different first rate London households locate crimson paint splashed on their homes, presaging a few scandalous revelation in each one case. Can Emily aid Colin resolve the crimes with no risking her reputation—or turning into a goal herself? Alexander retains readers guessing to the very finish. (Nov.)

Library Journal
In early summer season 1893, a person is splashing pink paint at the doorsteps of well-liked London voters, a caution that their such a lot scandalous secrets and techniques are approximately to be uncovered. one of many first objectives is Mr. Dillman, an industrialist selling social justice. whilst he's killed in a warehouse fireplace, Colin Hargreaves, an agent of the Crown, is asked to enquire. Colin and his spouse, woman Emily, start their paintings as a group to discover the relationship one of the paint, the secrets and techniques, and the homicide. After a detour to Normandy in risky to understand, Alexander returns to the usual atmosphere of London society; this time she has a extra good origin on which to construct her characters and crime. Emily continues to be powerful willed and targeted in her wish to locate the offender earlier than Colin, yet their honest affection and chuffed marriage act as friendly counterweights to Emily's aggressive nature. VERDICT The secret and the answer are shrewdpermanent, with the addition of remark at the darkish part of a class-driven society for additional oomph. enthusiasts might be excited to spend extra caliber time with such beautiful and clever characters. [See Prepub Alert, 4/21/11.]—Stacey Hayman, Rocky River P.L., OH

Kirkus Reviews
In Alexander's 6th woman Emily secret, our port-tippling heroine tracks a villain who's threatening London's top households with scandal—and worse. girl Emily, now married to rushing Colin Hargreaves (who sometimes acts as an secret agent in provider to Queen Victoria), remains to be dating social opprobrium along with her a little outré predilections, equivalent to eating unladylike after-dinner beverages, learning Latin and Greek and advocating women's suffrage. even though, quickly extra urgent demanding situations loom: a person is defacing the facades of trendy London townhouses with crimson paint, simply, presently thereafter, to reveal the inner most, darkest secrets and techniques in their occupants. Emily's ally Ivy, fearing publicity of a few unnamed wrongdoing, confides in simple terms in her diary. Tied in, by some means, with the paint-spattering, fatalities mount. A wealthy businessman, Mr. Dillman, is located burnt to loss of life within the warehouse he owns, and soon thereafter his fiancée, Cordelia, is abducted and murdered. The miscreants taunt Scotland backyard with their misdeeds and with missives sealed with detailed yellow wax. Colin, who has accredited Emily's counsel together with his investigations long ago, won't inform her every little thing he understands of the continuing manhunt, therefore prompting her to embark on her personal sleuthing within the corporation of Jeremy, Duke of Bainbridge, a ordinary personality who offers welcome comedian aid from the entire well mannered posturing and faux-Victorian parlance. Jeremy, a self-described rakish cad, is de facto disenchanted that the crimson paint vandals locate him unworthy of smearing. while woman Glover, a flamboyant former music-hall superstar by no means particularly approved by means of Society, is abducted, the family tranquility of a number of highborn husbands hangs within the stability. Suspects proliferate at a dizzying expense, between them a political candidate who backs votes for ladies, his West Indian ally, a shrewish London hostess who is aware the place all of the our bodies are buried and, good, half the West finish. even though, we will be guaranteed, all will finish with port and cigars in Emily's library, this installment is laden by way of an impossibly convoluted plot and a lorry-load of scarlet herrings.

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Broadchurch by Erin Kelly, Chris Chibnall

By Erin Kelly, Chris Chibnall

Within the sleepy British seashore city of Broadchurch, Detective Ellie Miller has simply back from holiday, simply to profit that she's been omitted for a advertising at paintings in prefer of outsider Alec Hardy. He, escaping the brilliant failure of his final case, is having difficulty discovering his method into this tight-knit group cautious of recent faces. yet expert competition apart, either detectives are approximately to obtain a few negative information: 11-year-old Danny Latimer has been came upon murdered at the beach.

For Ellie it's a private blow; Danny used to be her older son's ally. She can't think somebody in Broadchurch may ever have harmed him. yet Alec considers every person, even Danny's mom and dad, suspect in his demise. It's a residing nightmare for everybody involved...even prior to the click arrive and begin stirring up the secrets and techniques each city member retains hidden in the back of closed doors.

An intimate portrait of a city and the standard grievances that experience slowly simmered for years prior to boiling over in an unthinkable crime, this notable variation of the hit tv convey Broadchurch tells the tale of a shattered relations, a reeling city, and the 2 imperfect detectives attempting to carry them answers.

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The Biographer's Tale by A. S. Byatt

By A. S. Byatt

From the Booker Prize-winning writer of Possession comes this erotic, playful, and provocative novel concerning the collision of artwork and fact.

Phineas G. Nanson, a dissatisfied post-graduate pupil, makes a decision to depart his summary reports and pursue a doubtless concrete activity: to jot down a biography of a good biographer. yet Phineas quick discovers that proof may be unreliable and a “whole life” demanding to outline. As he tracks his topic from Africa to the Arctic, he involves depend upon women–one of whom could be the advisor he wishes out of his study and again into his personal lifestyles. A tantalizing yarn of detection and wish, The Biographer’s Tale is a provocative examine “truth” in biography and our perennial quest for sure bet.

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