Category «Mystery»

Murder on the Orient Express: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth omit Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her whole oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and confusing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks…including Murder at the Orient Express, the main recognized Hercule Poirot secret, which has the bright detective attempting to find a killer aboard one of many world’s most opulent passenger trains.

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The Mercenaries

By Donald E. Westlake

Westlake's different crime novels contain The Hunter, The 7th and Busy physique, all of that have been made into significant movies. The Mercenaries, Westlake's fist novel, is a riveting ny gangster mystery with a narcotic twist. this hard secret might be put alongisde the simplest of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler.

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Blood Faerie (Caledonia Fae)

By India Drummond

Unjustly sentenced to loss of life, Eilidh ran--away from faerie lands, to the streets of Perth, Scotland. simply as she has grown conversant in exile, neighborhood police find a mutilated physique outdoor the deserted church the place she lives. Recognising the homicide because the paintings of 1 of her personal variety, Eilidh needs to pick out: flee, or discover ways to faucet into the forbidden magic that expense her every little thing.

The Caledonia Fae myth publication Series

The glossy story starts off in Perth, Scotland, the place a police constable chases a serial killer, in basic terms to find the crime has roots within the supernatural, a mystical fact he by no means knew existed. in the course of his homicide research, touch with a mysterious lady stirs his dormant druidic powers, altering his lifestyles ceaselessly. She, and the killer, are fae. during this bestselling city and epic myth e-book sequence, people are plucked from Scotland, England, The Netherlands, Germany, the us, Australia, and somewhere else and transported into the faerie realm. They learn how to construct a brand new lifestyles, tame their magic, even locate love, all whereas dealing with probability, homicide, kidnapping, and chaos. those that live to tell the tale will usher a brand new period into the Otherworld.

Book 1: Blood Faerie
Book 2: Azuri Fae
Book three: Enemy of the Fae
Book four: Druid Lords
Book five: Elder Druid
Book 6: Age of Druids

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Postmark Murder

After a wealthy man’s loss of life, heirs begin to squabble—and die
When Conrad Stanley dies, Laura is the one inheritor now not all for her slice of his property. Orphaned at a tender age, she used to be Stanley’s ward, and can't have a good time the demise of the one father she ever knew.
 
The executors of Stanley’s will locate that he had a Polish relative, Conrad Stanislowski, who's due a part of the inheritance. A look for Stanislowski produces merely his daughter: eight-year-old Jonny, who involves Chicago to reside with Laura. quickly a guy claiming to be Stanislowski turns up at Laura’s doorstep, hard his daughter and his chew of Stanley’s wealth. whilst the mysterious interloper is located stabbed to loss of life, Laura is a suspect. If she doesn’t circulate quick, the single inheritance she will get from expensive, departed Conrad may be an enduring remain in a federal prison.

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Dead Is So Last Year

By Marlene Perez

Something very unusual begins occurring in Nightshade the summer time that the eldest Giordano sister, Rose, will get a role operating at Dr. Franken's learn laboratory. everyone is commencing to see double. Doppelgängers of Nightshade citizens are stoning up everywhere city. Daisy, Rose and Poppy imagine it is a twist of fate, till the rumors commence that their father, who disappeared a number of years in the past, has been noticed on the town. in the meantime, Daisy's beau, Ryan is spending all of his time education for soccer, and prefer the opposite men at the staff, he is grown huge, immense virtually in a single day. Samantha Devereux's boyfriend's neck has doubled in dimension given that institution ended. may perhaps the soccer avid gamers be resorting to severe measures to win? among summer season jobs, sugar rushes, and seashore events, the Giordano women unravel those mysteries and extra.

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Thirty-Three Teeth (A Dr. Siri Paiboun Mystery)

By Colin Cotterill

Dr. Siri Paiboun, one of many final medical professionals left in Laos after the Communist takeover, has been drafted to be nationwide coroner. he's untrained for the activity, yet this self sufficient seventy-two-year-old has an excellent qualification for the function: interest. And he doesn't brain incurring the wrath of the party’s hierarchy as he unravels mysterious murders, as the spirits of the useless are on his side—and a bit too shut for comfort.

Dr. Siri plays autopsies and starts to unravel the mysteries when it comes to a sequence of deaths via what appear to be undergo bites, to give an explanation for why a central authority legitimate ran at complete velocity via a seventh-story window and fell to his demise, and to find the origins of the 2 charred our bodies from the crashed helicopter within the temple at Luang Prabang. because it seems, no longer strangely, no longer all is peaceable and calm within the new Communist paradise of Laos.

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Murder at the High School Reunion (Book 5 Dekker Cozy Mystery Series)

By Steve Demaree

Within the 5th publication during this sequence, Lt. Dekker will get an boost caution that he can be investigating a few murders whilst humans occur lacking after a highschool reunion. while these our bodies do certainly happen, the lieutenant and his sergeant sidekick visit paintings. they begin through interviewing all people who attended that top tuition reunion. of their want is the truth that now not lots of people attended the reunion, however it doesn’t aid them any once they discover that everybody hated one of many sufferers, yet none of them look in charge of homicide.

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The Burning Girl

By Mark Billingham

Once burned . . .

By rights, the terrible schoolyard crime must have been laid to leisure 20 years in the past. An alleged wrongdoer confessed and now could be growing old at the back of bars. however the case nonetheless haunts ex-Detective leader Inspector Carol Chamberlain -- and she or he has requested DI Tom Thorne to discover a worrying fact that lies buried within the ashes.

A sequence of brutal gangland slayings -- every one sufferer stumbled on with an X gouged into his again -- has Thorne plunging into the fires of a dangerous turf battle, as he makes an attempt to tie jointly the threads of difficult crimes separated by means of a long time. yet time is quickly operating out in his look for a copycat who revels in blood and discomfort -- as the physique count number retains emerging . . . and anyone has carved an X into Tom Thorne's entrance door.

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The Girl Who Fell from the Sky

By Heidi W. Durrow

Rachel, the daughter of a Danish mom and a black G.I., turns into the only real survivor of a relations tragedy after a fateful morning on their Chicago rooftop.

compelled to maneuver to a brand new urban, together with her strict African American grandmother as her mother or father, Rachel is thrust for the 1st time right into a often black group, the place her gentle brown pores and skin, blue eyes, and wonder carry a relentless circulate of consciousness her means. It’s there, as she grows up and attempts to swallow her grief, that she involves know how the secret and tragedy of her mom can be hooked up to her personal doubtful id.

This searing and heartwrenching portrait of a tender biracial lady facing society’s rules of race and sophistication is the winner of the Bellwether Prize for top fiction manuscript addressing problems with social justice.

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