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Download E-books Death of a Mystery Writer: A Murder Mystery (Of Course) (Scribner Crime Classics) PDF

By Robert Barnard

From grasp secret author Robert Barnard, considered one of his early novels, Death of a secret Writer.

First released in 1979, Death of a secret Writer obtained an Edgar Award nomination for "Best Novel" of that 12 months. it is with nice excitement that Scribner reissues this liked novel from some of the most revered names in crime writing.

Sir Oliver Fairleigh-Stubbs, obese and overbearing, collapses and dies at his party whereas indulging his flavor for infrequent liquors. He had promised his daughter he will be well mannered and charitable for the full day, however the pressure of such exemplary habit was once evidently too nice. He leaves a family members relieved to be rid of him, and he additionally leaves a fortune, earned as a bestselling secret writer.

To everyone's shock, Sir Oliver's elder son, who overtly hated his father, inherits many of the property. His spouse, his daughter, and his more youthful son are each one to obtain the royalties from one rigorously selected e-book. however the manuscript of the unpublished quantity left to Sir Oliver's spouse -- a posthumous "last case" that may be worthy thousands -- has disappeared. And Sir Oliver's demise is commencing to glance lower than normal.

Into this sour loved ones comes Inspector Meredith, a lively Welshman who in many ways resembles Sir Oliver's fictional hero. In Robert Barnard's skillful palms, Inspector Meredith's research turns into not just a vintage instance of detection yet a chic and funny slice of crime.

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Download E-books A Darker Night (Inspector Max Romero, Book 2) PDF

By P. J. Brooke

The historical urban of Granada is shiny with the spectacle of its Easter processions; its bars and streets brimming with lifestyles. yet excessive within the adjoining Alhambra hills, gypsy guitarist Paco is located lifeless in a Sacromonte cave.

Sub-Inspector Max Romero is introduced in to enquire Paco's dying. An first and foremost effortless inquiry, it quickly colours into anything extra sinister while Max finds a hyperlink with an important estate hypothesis within the attractive Sacromonte valley less than the Alhambra Palace; one who contains laundered drug funds, urban corruption and Opus Dei.

As Max sinks ever deeper right into a political quagmire, he clashes with outdated foe Inspector Ernesto Navarro. He discovers that, even in bright Granada, amid its good looks and drama, the lifeless can succeed in out to the dwelling.

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Download E-books The Bite on the End of the Line (Volume 1) PDF

By Simon Cantan

Clinging to the bar working alongside front of the platform, Sergeant Osric has loads of time to consider how he received there. approximately how he’s capturing via a woodland on a rocket powered railcar. approximately how a grinning thief is clinging to an identical bar beside him. so much of all, even though, approximately how he’s heading for Bytarend; a city no-one has heard from in nearly 100 years. There needs to be an affordable cause of their silence, in the end. Osric attempts to think about a cause that doesn’t lead to his terrible death… … he can’t get a hold of one.

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Download E-books The Giver (Giver Quartet) PDF

By Lois Lowry

The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has turn into some of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting tale facilities on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a doubtless perfect, if colorless, global of conformity and contentment. no longer till he's given his existence project because the Receiver of reminiscence does he start to comprehend the darkish, complicated secrets and techniques at the back of his fragile group. Lois Lowry has written 3 better half novels to The Giver, including Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son.

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Download E-books Odds On PDF

The plan: to rob the Reina, a super-luxury resort off the coast of Spain. The team: 3 pro criminals with the talents to drag off the heist of the century. the sting: the scheme has been simulated in a working laptop or computer, all the way down to the final variable. 

The worry: 3 appealing ladies with agendas in their personal - and this kind of variables no desktop can fathom... 

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Download E-books Dirty Feet PDF

A finalist for France’s prestigious Prix Goncourt, soiled ft is a notable, inventive,and darkly compelling novel that tells the tale of a man’s look for the mysterious, nomadic father who deserted him years earlier.

As a small baby, Askia used to be compelled, together with his kinfolk, to wander the African wasteland as though lower than a curse. First pushed from their domestic by way of drought and starvation, they have been then stored from the villages they gone through by means of the terror and suspicion of others, who didn't wish to determine their "dirty ft" remain for too long.

Years later, it kind of feels Askia is destined to relive his family’s curse evening after evening as he roams the streets of Paris in his taxi. One night, he alternatives up Olia, a tender lady who claims to acknowledge his face, telling him that his good points are just like these of a guy she photographed years in the past. Had it been his father, the enigmatic Sidi Ben Sylla Mohammed? the daddy who migrated north lengthy prior to he did; the daddy he has so frequently dreamt approximately; the daddy whom he aches to meet?

With Olia’s aid, Askia units out to retrace Sidi’s steps. yet ahead of he can embark in this new trip, he needs to first confront his violent earlier. A brutal, indelibly strong examine the harrowing, frequently violent lives of these who are
condemned to wander.

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Download E-books City of Light PDF

By Lauren Belfer

City of Light

The 12 months is 1901. Buffalo, ny, is poised for glory. With its booming and newly electrified streets, Buffalo is a version for the century simply starting.

Louisa Barrett has made this staggering urban her domestic. Headmistress of Buffalo’s so much prestigious institution, Louisa is comfortable in an international of guys, safe through the titans of her urban. yet not anything prepares her for a startling discovery: facts of a homicide tied to the city’s cathedral-like energy plant at within reach Niagara Falls. This surprising crime--followed by way of one other mysterious death--will ignite an explosive chain of occasions. For during this urban of seething intrigue and excellent development, a conflict rages between politicians, strength agents, and industrialists for regulate of Niagara. And one impressive girl of their midst needs to safeguard a gloomy mystery that implicates them all…

 

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Download E-books The Emperor's Woman: An Akitada Novel (Akitada Mysteries) (Volume 10) PDF

By I. J. Parker

She was once meant for the emperor yet died on the backside of a cliff close to Prince Atsuhira’s deepest villa. The palace coated up the scandal. Months later, Akitada is drawn into the case whilst his ally is accused of plotting opposed to the emperor. Atsuhira, his alleged co-conspirator, refuses to protect himself. The secret of the lady’s loss of life unravels slowly, bringing risk to Akitada, whose family is already threatened through an ill-fated courting among Genba and a prostitute which ends up in his arrest for the brothel keeper’s homicide. Surrounded by means of a forged starting from outcasts and assassins to noblewomen serving within the internal residences of the imperial palace, Akitada not just delves into murky palace secrets and techniques, yet his efforts to resolve murders require him to envision the numerous roles performed through ladies in his society.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia Brown Tracks Them Down PDF

By Donald J. Sobol

As Idaville’s ten-year-old big name detective, Encyclopedia has an uncanny knack for trivialities. together with his unconventional wisdom, he solves mysteries for the local teenagers via his personal detective supplier. yet his dad additionally occurs to be the executive of the Idaville police division, and each evening round the dinner desk, Encyclopedia is helping him clear up probably the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries in each one ebook, not just does Encyclopedia have an opportunity to unravel them, yet readers are given the entire clues in addition and will chime in with their very own suggestions. Interactive and fun—it’s vintage Encyclopedia Brown!

“I enjoyed Encyclopedia Brown as a kid.”—Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of The short Wondrous lifetime of Oscar Wao
 

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Download E-books Top O' the Mournin': A Passport to Peril Mystery (Passport to Peril Mysteries) PDF

By Maddy Hunter

WHEN IRISH EYES ARE LYIN'...

Emily Andrew is incomes a few much-needed eco-friendly via navigating the twisting roads of eire with a bunch of seniors, together with her loved Nana. yet as soon as the hearty troupe from Iowa lands on Irish sod, hassle begins brewing: there is a death-defying incident with a horse-drawn carriage . . . and a gender-bending come across with Emily's ex-husband Jack, referred to now as Jackie. No ask yourself Emily has come down with a smarting case of hives!

The plot thickens like Irish stew while the gang settles into Ballybantry fortress, the place a ghost is expounded to wander the halls. yet it truly is no blarney while a really genuine corpse turns up in a single of the visitor rooms. whereas the murderous malarkey has Emily step-dancing as quick as she will, one definite factor emerges from the mists: now not even St. Paddy himself may perhaps force out the spiteful serpent that slithers between them!

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