Murder by no means takes a holiday!
'Tis the season for tree trimming, mistletoe-dangling, and a cut-throat pageant that has all people in Caerphilly on side. no matter what occurred to the easy joys and magical spirits of Christmas? Meg Langslow's personal mom is between these engaging in a holiday-themed layout extravaganza within which each one room in an untenanted convey home is adorned for the general public to view. the entire proceeds visit charity-so why are all of the contestants struggling with the teeth and nail to win first prize?
"Intrigue...amusement...Andrews reliably supplies. She additionally manages to slide in profundities and sentiments that hot the heart."-New York magazine of Books
that's the query Meg is attempting to respond to after Clay Spottiswood, the main haughty and adversarial of the designers, turns up lifeless. With tempers flaring and fears at the upward thrust, can Meg style in the course of the tinsel-strewn mayhem and clear up a murder...before the killer moves back?
"Andrews does a fabulous activity tying up the entire free ends right into a substantial vacation bow!"-The legal Element
By Michael Walters
Set in a rustic suffering to come back to phrases with the legacy of its previous and the promise of its destiny, The Shadow Walker is a gripping mystery that introduces Inspector Nergui of the Mongolian severe Crime squad.
As winter's first snow falls on Ulan Baatar, the mutilated physique of a British geologist is located within the city's costliest lodge, it sounds as if the fourth sufferer of a serial killer. With political strain to resolve the crimes mounting, Negrui, ex-head of the intense Crime Squad, is ordered again to his former function, development an uneasy operating courting together with his successor and protégé, Doripalam, and with Drew McLeish, a senior British CID officer despatched out to aid the investigation.
But the murders continue--leading the officials throughout the disused factories of the decaying urban, out directly to the steppes between nomadic herdsmen and unlawful gold prospectors, and down into the barren landscapes of the Gobi. after which McLeish himself is kidnapped.
With political tensions mounting and time draining away, Nergui and Doripalam piece jointly a case that encompasses either own tragedy and shadowy advertisement pursuits in Mongolia's sizeable mineral and effort reserves. And, eventually, in a long-abandoned warehouse among the decaying Soviet-era factories of Ulan Baatar, Nergui comes nose to nose with the single determine who can convey the tale to its shattering end.
By Carolyn Keene
Aunt Eloise invitations Nancy, Bess, and George to big apple to aid a pal who has been swindled out of a large amount of money. There, the ladies see a functionality of a magicians' crew who stun their audiences with shrewdpermanent sleight-of-hand tips. as the magicians quickly eliminate people's wallets and purses, Nancy feels the actors aren't above suspicion. Her droop is borne out and a whirlwind chase ensues.
By Kathleen Peacock
Fans of Maggie Stiefvater and the hit tv convey True Blood will flock to this primary publication within the supernatural secret sequence set in a city the place werewolves dwell in undeniable sight.
Mackenzie Dobson's existence has been became the wrong way up for the reason that she vowed to seek her ally Amy's killer: a white werewolf. Lupine syndrome—also often called the werewolf virus—is at the upward thrust around the state, and bloodlust isn't really effortless to regulate. however it quickly turns into transparent that harmful secrets and techniques are lurking within the shadows of Hemlock, Mac's hometown—and she is thrown right into a maelstrom of violence and betrayal that places her in grave danger.
Kathleen Peacock's exciting debut novel presents readers with a secret that Kimberly Derting, writer of The physique Finder, calls "clever and frightening," whereas Sophie Jordan, New York Times bestselling writer of Firelight, raves: "Forget each werewolf ebook you have ever learn. This one breaks the mold."
By Agatha Christie
The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth omit Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and complicated puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. In her vintage Sad Cypress, a girl damned by means of overwhelming proof stands accused of murdering her romantic rival, and merely Poirot stands among her and the gallows.
It was once deliberate to appear like a suicide.
But even within the best-laid plans, facts is left behind…
Jocelyn Branham Earnest was once stumbled on lifeless at the ground of her front room in woodland, Virginia. via her facet was once a gun and a suicide note—typed, missing a signature, and with one fingerprint on it. A fingerprint it seems that belonging to Jocelyn’s estranged husband…
Wesley Earnest used to be a revered highschool administrator, poised to restart his lifestyles in a brand new neighborhood. mom and dad entrusted their young children to his care and believed he was once above reproach. however the research into the lifestyles the couple as soon as shared may exhibit adultery, afflicted funds, and shattered dreams—enough for one guy with homicide on his brain to shuttle hundreds and hundreds of miles…
Under disguise of the Night
By Phil Rickman
The 6th Merrily Watkins secret unearths her daughter embarking on a primary task, and operating right into a darkish neighborhood legend
A crumbling inn at the border of britain and Wales, a suggestion of inherited evil, an odd love affair, and the long-disputed origins of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles. attention-grabbing for younger Jane Watkins, flushed via the liberty of her first weekend activity. however the sinister part turns into more and more obvious to her mom, Merrily, diocesan exorcist for Hereford. Then come stories of a child-killer, blood within the clean snow.
By Daniel Adams
While a sniper attempts to assassinate the President, yet unintentionally kills the 1st woman, everybody thinks it was once a transparent case of a foul shot. yet as one investigator digs deeper, he reveals proof that means the 1st girl used to be quite the objective. yet his superiors forget about him and he has to move it by myself. inside of a couple of brief hours, he's elbow-deep in govt brokers, employed thugs, mendacity witnesses and sufficient killers to inventory a small nation. As he will get nearer and in the direction of the key cabal at the back of the assassination, they try again. to stick alive, the investigator is going at the run--but the place do you move whilst there is not any position to conceal. Chock filled with intrigue, romance, horny, sizzling girls, motion, ambitions and lots of desk-level exertions. if you happen to can positioned down FIRST woman DOWN when you begin interpreting, you'll be the 1st reader to do it.
By Christopher Brookmyre
Inner most investigator Jasmine Sharp's father was once murdered earlier than she used to be born, and her mom went to self-sacrificing lengths as a way to guard her from the realm within which he moved. when you consider that her mother's dying, all she has been capable of study is his first identify - and that basically via a wierd bond she has solid with the guy who killed him: Glen Fallan. but if Fallan is arrested for the homicide of a legal her mom knew on the grounds that early life, Jasmine is eventually compelled to go into his area: a spot the place violence is a life-style and vengeance spans generations.
Detective Superintendent Catherine McLeod has one significant Glaswegian gangster within the mortuary and one other within the cells for killing him - which must be reason for party. Catherine isn't really smiling, besides the fact that. From the instant she found a logo daubed at the victim's head, she has understood that this example is much extra risky than apparently at the floor: deeper than epidermis, darker than blood; whatever which can threaten her kin and finish her career.
As one battles her demons and the opposite chases her ghosts, those very assorted detectives will finally confront the secrets and techniques that experience entangled either one of their fates because sooner than Jasmine used to be even born.
The plan: to rob the Reina, a super-luxury resort off the coast of Spain. The workforce: 3 professional criminals with the abilities to tug off the heist of the century. the sting: the scheme has been simulated in a working laptop or computer, right down to the final variable.
The trouble: 3 attractive ladies with agendas in their personal - and one of these variables no computing device can fathom...