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Download E-books A Witch Before Dying: A Wishcraft Mystery PDF

By Heather Blake

Darcy Merriweather is Salem, Massachusetts’ most recent resident Wishcrafter—a witch who can provide needs for others. whereas Darcy isn’t in a position to supply needs for herself, she does own a undeniable knack for fixing problems—including the occasional homicide…

When Darcy is employed by means of Elodie Keaton to wash up her lacking mother’s disorderly domestic, the Wishcrafter is unquestionably up for the duty. in any case, the motto of her Aunt Ve’s own concierge provider As you need is “No activity Impossible.” yet underneath the piles of outdated newspapers and knickknacks Darcy discovers whatever even more disturbing—Patrice Keaton’s physique.

Darcy’s decided to provide Elodie peace of brain via investigating her mother’s disappearance and loss of life. Patrice used to be final obvious over a yr in the past after a struggle together with her Charmcrafter boyfriend. was once her homicide a criminal offense of ardour? Or have been Patrice’s problems as a result of the Anicula, a wish-granting amulet? Now Darcy has not to simply discover a killer, she has to discover the Anicula— sooner than the facility of final want success falls into the inaccurate arms…  

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Download E-books Motherless Brooklyn PDF

By Jonathan Lethem

From America's so much creative novelist, Jonathan Lethem, comes this compelling and compulsive riff at the vintage detective novel.

Lionel Essrog is Brooklyn's personal self-appointed Human Freakshow, an orphan whose Tourettic impulses force him to bark, count number, and rip aside our language in startling and unique ways.  Together with 3 veterans of the St. Vincent's domestic for Boys, he works for small-time mobster Frank Minna's limo carrier cum detective employer. existence with out Frank Minna, the charismatic King of Brooklyn, will be unbelievable, so who cares if the initiatives he units them are, good, no longer precisely criminal. but if Frank is fatally stabbed, one among Lionel's colleagues lands in prison, the opposite vie for his place, and the victim's widow skips city. Lionel's global is all at once topsy-turvy, and this outcast who has hassle even talking makes an attempt to untangle the threads of the case whereas attempting to maintain the phrases immediately in his head.  Motherless Brooklyn is a brilliantly unique homage to the vintage detective novel through some of the most acclaimed writers of his new release.

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Download E-books The Private Practice of Michael Shayne (Mike Shayne, Book 2) PDF

By Brett Halliday

For the sake of his acquaintances, Mike Shayne tangles with blackmailers—and a murderer

The day he met Phyllis Brighton, Mike Shayne kept her from leaping out a window— and he has been rescuing her ever due to the fact. First he helped her beat a homicide wrap; now he’s attempting to pry her clear of the sleaziest legal professional in Dade County: Harry Grange. A mouthpiece for each criminal in Miami, Grange is working a blackmail racket while Shayne sees him with Phyllis on his arm at a neighborhood playing corridor. Shayne warns his good friend to ditch her crooked beau, yet she is simply too proud to take his recommendation. regrettably for her, the connection will finish with murder.
 
Shayne will get the decision simply after he will get again to his place of work. Harry Grange has been came upon useless at the sands of Miami seashore. Even worse, Shayne’s gun is lacking and his buddy Larry Kincaid could have used it to gun down the blackmailing legal professional. to avoid wasting his associates, Mike Shayne must outsmart the cleverest killer on the town.

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Download E-books The Clue of the Velvet Mask (Nancy Drew #30) PDF

By Carolyn Keene

A masquerade get together on the Hendricks’ mansion fast becomes a secret whilst Nancy and her favourite date, Ned Nickerson, undercover agent a stranger approximately to climb the rose trellis to the second one tale. who's this enigmatic guy within the black cloak and the unique lady within the Javanese gown? Are they individuals of a gang of wily thieves who sneak into partied given by way of prosperous humans and scouse borrow jewels and artwork treasures? And why is the landlord of the black velvet hooded masks that Ned reveals within the Hendricks’ backyard so wanting to get it again? to discover the solutions Nancy and her buddy George devise a bold plan. the 2 women swap identities! George quickly discovers that whereas it's fascinating to play novice detective it may be harmful to masquerade as Nancy Drew.

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Download E-books The Art of Killing Well PDF

By Marco Malvaldi

Nothing may please a chef greater than an opportunity to profit the secrets and techniques of a Baron's fort kitchen. Having travelled the size and breadth of the rustic compiling his masterpiece, The technology of Cooking and The paintings of consuming Well, Pellegrino Artusi relishes the chance of some quiet days and a boar hunt within the Tuscan hills.

But his peace is short-lived. A physique is located within the fortress cellar, and the neighborhood inspector unearths himself baffled by means of an eccentric array of aristocratic suspects. whilst the baron himself turns into the objective of a moment homicide try out, Artusi realises he might have to stick to his infallible nostril to aid locate the perpetrator.

Marco Malvaldi serves up an impossible to resist dish spiced with mischief and intrigue, and sweetened with classical splendor and wit. His stroke of genius is to deliver Italy's first cookery author to existence during this such a lot unique of homicide mysteries.

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Download E-books Without Fail: A Jack Reacher Novel PDF

By Lee Child

Jack Reacher takes goal on the White residence within the 6th novel in Lee Child’s New York Times bestselling series.
 
expert, wary, and nameless, Jack Reacher is ideal for the activity: to assassinate the vp of the U.S.. Theoretically, after all. a feminine mystery provider agent wishes Reacher to discover the holes in her approach, and fast—because a covert staff already has the vice chairman of their points of interest. They’ve deliberate good. There’s only one factor they didn’t plan on: Reacher.

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Download E-books The Cinderella Killer: A theatrical mystery starring actor-sleuth Charles Paris (A Charles Paris Mystery) PDF

A Christmas construction of Cinderella is marred via a sequence of killings within the waspishly humorous new Charles Paris mystery

touchdown a minor half within the Empire Theatre Eastbourne’s Christmas construction of Cinderella, Charles Paris quickly discovers that his major function is to softly introduce the show's baffled American celebrity, well-known sitcom actor Kenny Polizzi, to the weird customs of English pantomime.

in the course of their convivial periods within the neighborhood pub, Charles unearths himself more and more stuck up in Polizzi’s tangled affairs because the American fends off a vengeful soon-to-be-ex-wife, an obsessed groupie, and a barely-controlled drink challenge. yet Charles is ready to be way more concerned than he may perhaps want while he stumbles throughout a physique underneath Eastbourne Pier, a neat bullet gap within the centre of the forehead.

because the world’s press descends on Eastbourne, the pantomime rehearsals descend into chaos and he himself comes below suspicion, it’s as much as Charles to place his popular sleuthing talents to the attempt to determine who fairly killed his fellow forged member – and why.

Simon Brett is the winner of The CWA Diamond Dagger 2014.

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Download E-books Overkill (A Jaywalker Case) PDF

By Joseph Teller

Harrison J. Walker—Jaywalker, to the world—is a frayed-at-the-edges security lawyer with a ninety-percent acquittal cost, because of an obsessive streak a mile large. yet profitable this situation will take greater than simply dedication.

Seventeen-year-old Jeremy Estrada killed one other boy after a struggle over a woman: shot him point-blank among the eyes. nobody disputes these evidence. This child is jammed up big-time, yet nearly not able to aid himself. he is received the face of an angel yet can infrequently string jointly 3 phrases to provide an explanation for what occurred that day…yet he is decided to visit trial.

All they have is a "yesbut" safeguard, as in: "Did you kill him?" "Yes, but…" Jaywalker is familiar with bending the rules—this case will stretch the legislations to the brink and beyond.

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Download E-books Margarita Nights (The Sherri Travis mystery series) (Volume 1) PDF

By Phyllis Smallman

Margarita Nights is a comfortable with grit -- serving Jack Daniels rather than tea. In a small Florida seashore city, Sherri Travis is a bartender with perspective and a girl with an inconveniently murdered husband who seems to be as a lot hassle to her lifeless as he used to be alive. Sifting during the particles of Jimmy's lifestyles, Sherri reveals various those who sought after her mendacity, scheming, rip-off artist husband long past -- yet which one really did the deed?

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