By Agatha Christie
The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth pass over 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 difficult puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. Time is ticking away for a assassin in Christie’s vintage, The Clocks, as Poirot investigates the unusual case of a corpse surrounded by way of quite a few timepieces in a blind woman’s house.
By Sheila Connolly
Second within the sequence that readers can sink their the teeth into.
Orchard proprietor Meg Corey needs to transparent her identify of homicide after the invention of a pesticide-poisoned physique in her springhouse. contains recipes.
By Charlaine Harris
Aurora’s been round lengthy sufficient to grasp that after an afternoon begins out along with your handyman going loopy on your entrance backyard, it most likely won’t get any greater. certain adequate, her husband Martin’s niece Regina indicates up with a child whom nobody knew she used to be watching for. Then she disappears, forsaking the child—and a murdered husband. to discover her, Roe and Martin retrace her steps from sunny Georgia again to snowy Ohio, the place they are going to discover darkish kin secrets—at their very own peril.
By Pauline Rowson
Inspector Andy Horton's vacation peace is shattered while stepping out throughout an deserted golfing direction at the Isle of Wight on a chilly, gray January morning, he reveals himself dealing with a distraught younger girl with a gun in her hand, leaning over a corpse in a single of the discarded bunkers. whilst she professes to be the useless man's sister and psychic, Horton's outdated adversary, DCI Birch, is confident she is a mentally disturbed killer, yet Horton isn't so yes. quickly he's uncovering an online of intrigue that ripples down the years, and which anyone is set should not be revealed...
By Brad Parks
Carter Ross, the sometimes-dashing investigative reporter for the Newark Eagle-Examiner, is again, and reporting at the newest tragedy to befall Newark, New Jersey, a fast-moving condo fireplace that kills boys.
With the aid of the paper's most modern intern, a bubbly blonde often called "Sweet Thang," Carter unearths the victims' mom, Akilah Harris, who spins a story of woe a few loan fee reset that pressured her to paintings jobs and go away her younger boys with no baby care. Carter turns in a front-page characteristic, yet quickly discovers Akilah isn't what she turns out. And nor is the fireplace.
When Newark councilman Windy Byers is mentioned lacking, it launches Carter into the sordid global of city house-flipping and Jersey-style political corruption. together with his traditional mixture of humor, compassion, and highway smarts, Carter is quickly calling on a few of his friends—gay Cuban sidekick Tommy Hernandez, T-shirt-selling blood brother Tee Jamison, and on-and-off female friend Tina Thompson—for assist in monitoring down the shadowy determine in the back of it all.
Brad Parks's debut, Faces of the Gone, received the Shamus Award and Nero Award for top American secret. It was once heralded as a fascinating mixture of Harlan Coben and Janet Evanovich. Now Parks solidifies his position as one of many brightest new skills in crime fiction with this genuine, exciting mystery
By Janet Evanovich
The number one New York Times Bestselling Author
A Stephanie Plum Novel
Janet Evanovich's novels are the most popular bestsellers in America!
# 1 New York Times
# 1 Wall road Journal
#1 Los Angeles Times
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Stephanie Plum's obtained hire to pay, humans capturing at her, and psychos in need of her useless each day of the week (much to the dismay of her mom, her relations, the boys in her lifestyles, the fellow who slices meat on the deli . . . oh, the checklist is going on). a regular individual might cave below the pressure.
But howdy, she's from Jersey.
Stephanie Plum will not be the easiest bounty hunter in attractive downtown Trenton, yet she's lovely darn sturdy at turning undesirable occasions her approach . . . and she or he continually will get her guy. In To the Nines, her cousin Vinnie (who's additionally her boss) has published bail on Samuel Singh, an unlawful immigrant. whilst the elusive Mr. Singh is going lacking, Stephanie is at the case. yet what she uncovers is way extra sinister than somebody imagines and results in a bunch of killers who supply new intending to the notice hunter.
In a race opposed to time that takes her from the Jersey Turnpike to the Vegas Strip, Stephanie Plum is at the chase of her lifestyles. The unforgettable characters, nonstop motion, high-stakes suspense, and sheer leisure of To the Nines define Janet Evanovich as distinctive between trendy writers.
By Margaret Frazer
THE TREACHERY OF WAR...
In agreeing to serve the strong Bishop Beaufort, Joliffe and his avid gamers have made what could be a care for the satan. It definitely turns out so within the iciness of 1436, while the Bishop sends Joliffe by myself to France and into the center of a war.
There, Joliffe is to behave as a servant to the duchess Jacquetta of Bedford -- younger, appealing, and lately widowed. yet his actual venture is to coach as a undercover agent below the past due duke's spymaster, and he quickly reveals that every one the wealth of a widow's loved ones is not any protection opposed to homicide; a city's partitions are not any safety opposed to enemies inside of; and never simply suggest can function spies...
PRAISE FOR THE JOLIFFE MEDIEVAL MYSTERIES
"If you're an ancient secret fan...you'll are looking to rush out and get this excellent sequence ... Entertains and confounds with its intricately plotted secret and richly exact writing..." - The Romance Readers Connection
"Brings the interval to lush life... Such richly imagined mysteries come round too rarely." - Roundtable Reviews
compliment FOR MARGARET FRAZER
"Prepare to be enchanted as Margaret Frazer transports you again to the fifteenth century." - Romantic Times
"More than simply an outstanding learn. The reader comes away sadder and wiser, understanding that what tehy've learn is that stuff of genuine existence. Brava!" - Historical Novels Review
"A delicate and soaking up saga of conspiracy and treachery in 15th-century England... A tantalizing mystery seems to have gorgeous political implications." - Publishers Weekly
"Finely plotted and subtly shaded. Frazer has the specific substance that brings an period to lifestyles, whereas her characters' mental make-up is as cunningly wrought because the historic background." - Publishers Weekly
"Margaret Frazer has quietly claimed her position as one of many preeminent writers of historic crime fiction, providing the complete package deal - an excellent secret, fantastic characters, and a desirable interval of heritage. Her novels are a dream to read." - Aunt Agatha's Newsletter
Herodotus Award Winner.
Twice nominated for the Edgar Award
Twice nominated for the Minnesota publication Award
A Romantic occasions best Pick.
By Inger Ash Wolfe
Detective Inspector Hazel Micallef has lived all her days within the small city of Port Dundas and is now making her means towards retirement with whatever lower than grace. Hobbled by way of a foul again and a dependence on painkillers, and feeling blindsided by means of divorce after approximately 4 a long time of marriage, sixty-one-year-old Hazel has basically the positive feedback of her outdated goat of a mom and her personal sharp tongue to buoy her. but if a terminally in poor health Port Dundas lady is gruesomely murdered in her own residence, Hazel and her understaffed division needs to spring to lifestyles. And as one terminally sick sufferer after one other is found—their our bodies tired of blood, their mouths sculpted into unusual shapes—Hazel reveals herself monitoring a really terrifying serial killer around the state whereas every thing she was once slightly protecting jointly starts to spin uncontrolled.
Through the cacophony of her bickering employees, her unsupportive superiors, a clamoring press, the town’s rumor mill, and her personal nagging doubts, Hazel can experience the lifeless attempting to name out. yet what mystery have they got to proportion? and may she listen it prior to it’s too past due?
In The Calling, Inger Ash Wolfe brings a compelling new voice and an impossible to resist new heroine to the secret international.
By Sue Grafton
Of the number 1 New York Times bestselling Kinsey Millhone sequence, NPR acknowledged, “Makes me want there have been greater than 26 letters.”
W is for...wanderer...worthless...wronged...W is for Wasted.
Two lifeless males replaced the process my existence that fall. considered one of them I knew and the opposite I’d by no means laid eyes on until eventually I observed him within the morgue.
the 1st was once an area PI of suspect acceptance. He’d been gunned down close to the seashore at Santa Teresa. It appeared like a theft long gone undesirable. the opposite used to be at the seashore six weeks later. He’d been sound asleep tough. most likely homeless. No id. A slip of paper with Millhone’s identify and quantity used to be in his pants pocket. The coroner requested her to come back to the morgue to determine if she may well identity him.
doubtless unrelated deaths, one a homicide, the opposite it sounds as if of normal causes.
But as Kinsey digs deeper into the secret of the toilet Doe, a few very unusual linkages start to emerge. not only among the 2 sufferers, but additionally to Kinsey’s earlier. And prior to lengthy Kinsey, via no fault of her personal, is carefully compromised…
By Lissa Evans