By Susan Wittig Albert
Whilst an animal researcher is located hanged, China Bayles discovers that her good friend the Cat girl isn't the just one who sought after him useless, turns into considering animal rights concerns, and offers with a romantic ultimatum from Mike McQuaid.
By Sara Shepard
From Sara Shepard, the number one New York Times bestselling writer of Pretty Little Liars, comes The Heiresses—a novel in regards to the Saybrooks, a diamond family members blessed with good looks and fortune but stricken by a string of tragic and mysterious deaths.
The in basic terms more thing ideal than a Saybrook’s solitaire is the relatives in the back of the diamond empire. Beauties, marketers, debutantes, and professionals, the Saybrooks are the epitome of excessive society. someone could kill to be certainly one of them. yet be cautious what you would like for, simply because for those who have been a Saybrook, you’d be haunted by way of secrets and techniques and tormented by a dismal streak of luck.
Tragedy moves the fashionable family members another time on a gorgeous morning in may perhaps while thirty-four-year-old Poppy, the main outstanding Saybrook of all of them, flings herself from the window of her place of work. everyone seems to be stunned that somebody so ideal may finish her personal life—until her cousins obtain an ominous caution: One heiress down, 4 to go.
Was it suicide . . . or homicide? And who might be subsequent: Aster, the attractive yet reckless lady who’s by no means labored an afternoon in her life—and who’s masking up her father’s darkest mystery? Her older sister, Corrine, whose meticulously deliberate destiny is ready to come back crashing down round her? possibly it will likely be Natasha, the black sheep of the kin who unexpectedly disinherited herself 5 years in the past. or even the endlessly unmarried Rowan, who had the main to achieve from her cousin’s death.
A gripping, edge-of-your-seat mystery approximately heiresses who needs to discover a dismal fact approximately their relations prior to they lose the one factor cash can’t purchase: their lives.
By Jacqueline Winspear
10th Anniversary variation with a distinct Afterword via the author
Maisie Dobbs received her commence as a maid in an aristocratic London family whilst she used to be 13. Her supplier, suffragette woman Rowan Compton, quickly turned her purchaser, taking the remarkably vivid child lower than her wing. woman Rowan's buddy, Maurice Blanche, usually retained as an investigator by means of the eu elite, well-known Maisie’s intuitive presents and helped her earn admission to the celebrated Girton university in Cambridge, the place Maisie deliberate to accomplish her education.
The outbreak of warfare replaced every thing. Maisie knowledgeable as a nurse, then left for France to serve on the entrance, the place she found—and lost—an vital a part of herself. Ten years after the Armistice, within the spring of 1929, Maisie units out on her personal as a personal investigator, person who has discovered that coincidences are significant, and fact elusive. Her first actual case contains suspected infidelity yet finds anything very different.
In the aftermath of the good battle, a former officer has based a operating farm referred to as The Retreat, that acts as a convalescent safe haven for ex-soldiers too shattered to renew basic existence. whilst destiny brings Maisie a moment case concerning The Retreat, she needs to eventually confront the ghost that has haunted her for over a decade.
By Donald J. Sobol
A stolen watermelon...
A blond wig left on the scene of the crime...
And a smashed wristwatch whose time has run out!
These are only many of the ten brain-twisting mysteries that Encyclopedia Brown needs to clear up by utilizing his well-known computerlike mind. attempt to crack the situations in addition to him--the solutions to all of the mysteries are present in the again!
By Maureen Johnson
The exciting 3rd installment to the Edgar-nominated, bestselling series
Rory and her acquaintances are reeling from a chain of surprising and tragic occasions. whereas racked with grief, Rory attempts to figure out if she acted in time to save lots of a member of the squad. If she did, how do you discover a ghost? additionally, Rory’s classmate Charlotte has been abducted via Jane and her nefarious association. proof is exposed of a forty-year-old cult, ten lacking young ones, and a probable mass homicide. every thing shows that Charlotte’s at risk, and apparently whatever a lot larger and lots more and plenty extra negative is coming.
Time is operating out as Rory fights to discover her neighbors and the ghost squad struggles to forestall Jane from unleashing her spectral nightmare at the complete urban. within the approach, they’ll observe the lifestyles of a company that underpins London itself—and Rory will study that somebody she trusts has been conserving an enormous mystery.
By Elizabeth Daly
With reference to any of the visitors at Johnny Redfield's occasion turns out to have a very good cause to have killed the visitor of honor, Johnny's Californian aunt who, along with her astral identify and imprecise pretensions of mysticism, doesn't precisely mixture within the dependent ny surroundings that surrounds her. and what is extra, not anyone has a pretty good alibi. it is going to take all of Henry Gamadge's ingenuity to determine this closed-room secret.
By Carolyn Keene
Once more, Nancy faces complicated mysteries instantly! the 1st issues a useful number of infrequent books that Mrs. Horace Merriam commissioned anart broker to sell--has he swindled her as an alternative? the second one secret revolves round the baffling robbery of an attractive marble statue. to unravel either mysteries, the recognized younger detective disguises herself and assumes a fake identification. regardless of those precautions, hazard stalks Nancy’s each circulate. An tried kidnapping, a virtually disastrous sailboat collision, and an come across with a unethical sculptor are only a number of the intriguing demanding situations that Nancy is confronted with as she gathers facts opposed to a smart ring of artwork thieves.
By Peter Turnbull
The most recent Hennessey and Yellich secret - When a woman’s physique is located frozen on a bench one winter’s morning, it appears like an easy case of loss of life by way of misadventure. On nearer inspection, despite the fact that, marks on her neck – and a bit of paper hidden within her shoe – element in the direction of foul play. yet as Hennessey and Yellich examine, they realize that the sufferer won't were all she appeared . . .
By Tim Dorsey
Serge A. Storms is again with a bullet, torn among murder and souvenirs, cranking up the fevered motion because the pot boils over on a road known as Lobster Lane. it really is reunion time within the Sunshine nation, and we aren't simply conversing the kinfolk jamboree of the blood-soaked McGraw felony extended family, whose nastiest, meanest member, ultimately published from legal, is heading south bent on revenge. Serge's drug-addled bud Coleman's the following in addition, torn among getting hammered and getting extra hammered, whereas attempting to build the most important bong ever. in the meantime the govt is overlaying up a growing to be record of mysterious sufferers throughout Florida who may possibly or will not be attached to a nefarious plot being hatched opposed to nationwide safety. anything has set the Non-Confrontationalists off on a rampage. And everyone is speeding to escape Tampa on a cruise send to hell.