By Ray Celestin
"Ray Celestin skillfully depicts the determined revels of that idiosyncratic urban and its extraordinary legends in his first novel, THE AXEMAN." ― The big apple instances Sunday publication overview (Marilyn Stasio, Crime Columnist)
The Axeman stalks the streets of recent Orleans...
In a city jammed with voodoo and gangsters, a feeling of intoxicating secret frequently beckons from the again alleys. but if a true serial killer roams the sultry nights, even the corrupt police officers cannot see the clues. that's, till a letter from the Axeman himself is released within the newspaper, proclaiming that any domestic enjoying jazz track could be spared in his subsequent attack.
Such brass invitations a chase, and never simply from the cryptic detective operating the express. the hot Orleans of 1919 is a spot like no different, the place the corruption runs deep and the bourbon rolls soft, and regulate of this urban is a prize just a idiot may quit. according to a real tale, The Axeman brings to existence a colourful, risky New Orleans packed with as a lot determined ambition as utter fear.
By Waverly Curtis
"I am Pepe. yet you could name me el Jefe."
Pepe can have tender white fur, gigantic brown eyes, and mucho attitude--but he is no bushy type fad. Pepe can talk--even if his new proprietor, Geri Sullivan, seems the one one that can comprehend him.
When Geri takes on her first project for a unusual investigator named Jimmy G and stumbles over a Seattle millionaire's corpse, Pepe proves to be worthy his weight in liver treats. Suspicion falls at the not-so-grieving widow, who desires to finance a fact television exhibit, Dancing With canine.
Normally, Pepe would not be stuck muerte in a shiny dress. despite the fact that, he has to smell out the genuine killer and retain Geri secure. Lesser canines may balk. yet Pepe is not the type to show tail and run. . .
"Pepe is one cool sleuth. i actually enjoyed this book." --Leslie Meier, writer of the Lucy Stone mysteries
"Readers will sit up straight and beg for more." --Sushi the Shih Tzu, dogs big name of the Trash 'n' Treasures mysteries by means of Barbara Allan
"A enjoyable and breezy mystery." –Jennie Bentley
Waverly Curtis is the joint byline for the secret writing staff Waverly Fitzgerald and Curtis Colbert.
Waverly Fitzgerald is the writer of 4 ancient romances less than the identify Nancy Fitzgerald. She has taught writing sessions on the UCLA Writers software, the collage of Washington Extension, and nearby meetings. She at present teaches at Richard Hugo residence, the literary arts middle in Seattle. She lives in Seattle together with her daughter, Shaw, and Shaw's Chihuahua, Pepe.
Curt Colbert is the writer of the Jake Rossiter and pass over Jenkins mysteries. A Seattle local, Curt is additionally a poet and an avid historical past buff. Curt and his spouse, Stephanie, reside in a Seattle suburb below the thrall in their cat, Esmeralda.
A hard-faced lady clad in a blue mink stole and dripping with diamonds hires Lew Archer to trace down her former maid, who she claims has stolen her jewellery. Archer can inform he is being fed a line, yet interest will get the higher of him and he accepts the case. He tracks the wayward maid to a ramshackle inn in a seedy, run-down small city, yet reveals her lifeless in her tiny room, along with her throat slit from ear to ear. Archer digs deeper into the case and discovers an online of deceit and intrigue, with crazed number-runners from Detroit, stunning triple-crossing molls, and a golden-boy transport inheritor who’s long gone mysteriously lacking.
By Jens Lapidus
With an identical uncooked strength and verve he displayed in Easy Money, Jens Lapidus grants an electrifying story of Stockholm's vicious underworld.
Mahmud is clean out of detention center, yet he is pressured to paintings for a brutal mob boss to repay his money owed to a drug lord. Niklas, a mercenary and guns professional with an urge for food for vigilante justice, is again in Sweden and plans to maintain a low profile. however the discovery of a murdered guy in his mother's development seriously threatens these plans. Thomas, the risky detective at the case, discovering his efforts suspiciously stymied and the proof tampered with, is going off the grid looking for the reality. yet because the paths of those 3 males intertwine and the identification of the murdered guy is printed, crimes and secrets and techniques higher, deeper, and darker than a trifling homicide will come to gentle.
By M. C. Beaton
But while a famous village resident is located murdered, and a few suspicion falls on her and her good friend Sir Charles Fraith, Agatha makes a decision she's had sufficient of this fairy nonsense and steps up her sleuthing for a human killer.
The prickly but endearing Agatha can have enthusiasts dangling in suspense: Will she trap her crook-and a husband?
By Michael Innes
Sir John Appleby's son, Bobby, assumes his father's detective position during this baffling crime. while Bobby reveals a lifeless guy in a bunker on a golfing direction, he notices whatever particularly strange—the first finger of the man's correct hand is lacking. a tender woman ways the scene and gives to observe the physique whereas Bobby is going for aid, but if he returns with the police in tow, the physique and the woman are lacking.
By Edward Marston
With the kingdom a-flutter within the run as much as this nationwide occasion, a disembodied head is chanced on on a passenger teach at Crewe; the 1st in a murky process occasions that takes in homicide, fraud and race-fixing. Detective Inspector Robert Colbeck and his assistant are assigned to the case and are quickly tousled up in an internet of skullduggery stretching around the nation. they're compelled to invite themselves, simply how a lot is anyone ready to endanger to win?
By Alan Hunter
A police man-hunt fails to discover the husband of a brutally murdered girl - till he turns up in Gently's workplace. The hunted guy is, in reality, a far-distant relative of lightly and throws himself at the leader Inspector's mercy. lightly may have none of it and is able to hand the fellow over to his colleagues in control of the research, yet there are a few exciting parts to the case. the truth that the major suspect had fled to be along with his mistress after which taken to the open sea in a chartered yacht turns out highly incriminating. however the prosperous and unique way of life of the sufferer, whose residence used to be designed for erotic excitement together with her lesbian lover, helps the accused man's protestations of innocence.
By Donald J. Sobol
Remedy a few extra difficult mysteries with great sleuth Encyclopedia Brown!
Leroy Brown is again within the Encyclopedia Brown series. As Idaville's ten-year-old famous person detective, Encyclopedia has an uncanny knack for minutiae. along with his unconventional wisdom, he solves mysteries for the local teenagers via his personal detective service provider. 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 essentially the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries, not just does Encyclopedia have an opportunity to resolve them, yet readers are given the entire clues to boot and will chime in with their very own ideas. Interactive and enjoyable, it truly is vintage Encyclopedia Brown!
“I enjoyed Encyclopedia Brown as a kid.”—Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of The short Wondrous lifetime of Oscar Wao
By Vicki Graybosch
Treat your self to an break out from fact. a perfectly enjoyable tale informed over 3 motion packed books!
Hold directly to your hat action!!!
Unique, clean twist on serial killer story.....................
"Alcohol was once now not concerned" FBI distinct brokers Roger Dance and Paul Casey are confronted with the worst case in their careers. attractive girls are lacking. a few are displaying up weeks later subsequent to busy highways in huge sunlight. useless, strangled, and dumped, like trash. a few are being held captive, prisoners, and starved to loss of life. not one of the conventional ideas of profiling appear to practice, and the physique count number retains transforming into. * 4 associates die in an automobile twist of fate basically to find that Heaven has made up our minds to cause them to 'special' Angels, whose objective is to assist mortals do reliable. confronted with studying their new Angel abilities even as they settle for their first task, to assist Roger and Paul capture the assassin, the Angels locate themselves a bit of torn among their mortal attributes and Angel ideas. For Roger and Paul (and the FBI) legislations enforcement is absolutely not an analogous.
ebook One: Alcohol was once now not concerned
Book : severe warmth caution
Book 3: Silent Crickets
11-25-2014 moment version printing with formatting and content material corrections