Download E-books Poirot Investigates: A Hercule Poirot Collection (Hercule Poirot Mysteries) PDF

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth leave out Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and difficult puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. Poirot Investigates a bunch of murders such a lot foul—as good as different dastardly crimes—in this interesting number of brief tales from the one-and-only Christie.

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Download E-books A Stab in the Dark (Matthew Scudder) PDF

By Lawrence Block

Louis Pinell, the lately apprehended "Icepick Prowler," freely admits to having slain seven younger women 9 years in the past -- yet be swears it was once a copycat who killed Barbara Ettinger Matthew Scudder believes him. however the path to Ettinger's actual assassin is twisted, darkish and dangerous...and even chillier than the virtually decade-old corpse the p.i. is decided to avenge.

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Download E-books Ten Questions Science Can't Answer (Yet!): A Guide to Science's Greatest Mysteries PDF

By Michael Hanlon

From the writer of the bestselling The technology of the Hitchhiker's advisor to the Galaxy comes one other tremendous journey to a good extra mysterious terrain. Michael Hanlon identifies ten clinical questions that we easily can not seem to solution and explains why those compelling mysteries will stay unsolved for years to come
How did existence start? Why are there sexes? the place did language originate? In Hanlon's commonly witty type, he ponders the methods those questions have continued in complicated the easiest minds and asks what will be had to unravel all of it. From politics to loss of expertise, every one query has its personal set of situations keeping it again. by way of exploring those unanswerable questions, Hanlon exposes some of science's maximum failings and missteps--and charts a hopeful path for buying technological know-how again at the highway to discovery.

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Download E-books Fire Sale (V.I. Warshawski Novels) PDF

By Sara Paretsky

A sense of right and wrong can weigh a PI down greater than the heaviest firearm—and get her into extra hassle too. It’s that nagging moral sense that makes V. I. Warshawski conform to fill in as trainer for the women’ basketball group at her South Chicago alma mater—which in flip leads her to the headquarters of By-Smart, the worldwide retail empire the place V. I. hopes to get a few desperately wanted money for the suffering squad. yet judgment of right and wrong looks briefly provide at By-Smart… except for Billy Bysen, the earnest teenage grandson of the chain’s gruff, tightfisted founder. And whilst Billy disappears—along with a mysterious record a lot wanted via By-Smart’s administration team—V. I. is hurled onto a twisted, body-strewn course that runs via Chicago’s dirtiest areas and divulges a few of its dirtiest secrets.…

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Download E-books Little Beasts PDF

By Matthew McGevna, Kaylie Jones

Included in Library Journal's "Books That Buzzed at BookExpo the USA" Roundup, the 1st note on titles and traits from Barbara Hoffert, Editor

"McGevna's debut novel captures the conventional rhythms of summertime, following children at the fringe of violence."
--Kirkus Reviews

"A critical, searing debut novel through a superb new writer."
--Book Riot

"The reader is aware one of many 3 may be a sufferer, yet no longer which one, and we learn with our hearts in our throats as we develop in the direction of every one boy....In the aftermath of that day, McGevna indicates us how the brutality and tragedy of that occasion impact the families...There should be justice, of a few kind, or even redemption. yet, as in genuine existence, there is not any chuffed ending."
--Reviewing the Evidence

"A gripping exploration of adlescent alienation and transitority depravity."
--East Hampton Star

"All it takes is one or characters to hold you thru to the heartbreaking end--a finale that gives adequate desire and redemption to equivalent the book's climatic horror."
--The Chattanoogan

"Tremendously affecting....A strong tale approximately redemption....McGevna is vastly gifted, and created a vibrant photo of position and time, populated by way of characters who're way more complicated than you think."
--It's both unhappiness or Euphoria

"Perhaps shall we all use a second to forestall and breathe someday, prior to we are saying or do whatever we remorse. it's possible you'll end up pondering again to this booklet, lengthy after it truly is performed. and that's the mark of an outstanding book."
--A New Day

"Here is Matthew McGevna's Little Beasts, a narrative approximately starting to be up within the Eighties and making one's method into the area. it is all right here: found ambition; poignant exasperation; considerable errors and triumphs and regrets. And what seems to be the sour downward route to knowledge. Matthew McGevna has given us an excellent gift. Superb."
--Larry Heinemann, writer of Paco's Story

"Little Beasts is a significant novel approximately misplaced kids with questionable futures and on the subject of no grownup information. necessarily they take their careworn and violent feelings out on one another, which ends up in tragedy. a major and compelling debut."
--Robert Ward, writer of Red Baker

"Mathew McGevna's Little Beasts supplies us the folk of Turnbull, manhattan, as their very own tragedy starts off to envelop them. And within the yes palms of this proficient younger novelist, we all know them good adequate to consider the heritage in our nerve-endings--we reside it. it is a courageous, appealing book."
--Richard Bausch, writer of Before, in the course of, After

The most recent from Akashic's Kaylie Jones Books imprint.

Turnbull is a working-class city choked with weary those that fight to make ends meet. Evictions, alcoholism, and random violence are common. within the warmth of July 1983, while eight-year-olds James Illworth, Dallas Darwin, and Felix Cassidy go away their houses to play within the woods, they must navigate among the possibly violent global of indignant adults or even angrier adolescents. Little do they be aware of that inside a number of brief hours, certainly one of them will lay useless, after just a little playful bullying from older youth escalates to tragedy.

Loosely in line with a true crime that happened on ny in 1979, Little Beasts is a landscape of a bad, often white local surrounded by way of the prosperous groups of the East finish. After the homicide, the novel's major characters needs to come to grips with the aftermath, face down the choices they have made, and reestablish their religion within the danger of a higher world.

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Download E-books Deadly Beloved (Inspector Faro, Book 3) PDF

By Alanna Knight

The disappearance of the police surgeon's spouse after a disastrous ceremonial dinner. Witnesses together with Inspector Faro recommend from grotesque proof that she has been murdered. And who higher to dedicate the correct homicide and with greater chance to cast off the corpse of an undesirable spouse than her husband through the dissecting desk of his avidly waiting for clinical scholars.

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Download E-books Storm Front: A Derrick Storm Thriller PDF

By Richard Castle

From Tokyo, to Bonn, to London, high-level bankers are being tortured and murdered. The killer, stuck in a fleeting glimpse on a surveillance digicam, has been defined as a psychopath with a watch patch. And that suggests Gregor Volkov, Derrick Storm's outdated nemesis, has lower back. realizing just one guy can fit Volkov's energy and crafty, the CIA calls on hurricane to trace him down, work out who he is operating for and why. With assistance from a stunning and mysterious international agent, hurricane discovers a plot which may wreck the worldwide economic system bringing with it untold chaos and the time he has to prevent it's operating short.

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Download E-books All Mortal Flesh (Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne Mysteries) PDF

By Julia Spencer-Fleming

Police leader Russ Van Alstyne's first stumble upon with Clare Fergusson used to be in an emergency room on a freezing December evening. A child have been left at the steps of the town's Episcopal church, the place Clare simply occurred to be the hot priest. That evening within the health center was once the start of an charm so fierce, so forbidden, that either Russ and Clare risked compromising all in their ethics and beliefs…

In the small neighborhood of Millers Kill, gossip spreads like wildfire. So whilst Russ's spouse kicks him out of the home, he figures it truly is nobody's company yet his own―until a neighbor stops by means of and unearths Mrs. Van Alstyne's butchered corpse at the kitchen ground. To the townspeople and church folks, the homicide is evidence that the whispered rumors concerning the police leader and the priest have been real. yet not anything is because it turns out in Millers Kill, the place betrayal twists outdated friendships―and evil waits within old fashioned white clapboard farmhouses…

In All Mortal Flesh, Julia Spencer-Fleming once more promises a riveting page-turner of a secret "that's rather most likely the easiest within the sequence" (Romantic Times).

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Download E-books Weep for a Blonde (Mike Shayne, Book 28) PDF

By Brett Halliday

A blonde with a rotten husband sends Mike Shayne into the past

Mike Shayne isn't fearful of a person, yet that doesn't suggest he feels cozy in a tuxedo. He squeezes into the monkey swimsuit for the sake of Lucy Hamilton, his loved secretary, and grins and bears his means via a meal on the ultra-posh Martinique. The detective is simply settling into the night whilst he sees a girl who stops his blood chilly: Lydia Kane, a pal of his overdue spouse. She's well mannered, yet her eyes express mortal terror.

The reunion is quickly damaged up by means of Lydia's husband, a squat thug who explodes at Shayne for chatting with his spouse. the boys alternate harsh phrases, then speedy punches, which motives Shayne and Lucy to be kicked out of Martinique. while Lydia is murdered quickly after, Shayne suspects her husband is the killer. yet how can the detective turn out it while the police are sizzling on his personal

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Download E-books A Duty to the Dead (Bess Crawford Mysteries) PDF

By Charles Todd

“Another winner....Todd back excels at vibrant surroundings and the results of conflict during this particular time and position. Grade: A.”
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“Readers who can’t get sufficient of Maisie Dobbs, the intrepid global warfare I battlefield nurse in Jacqueline Winspear’s novels…are absolute to be stuck up within the adventures of Bess Crawford.”
New York occasions ebook Review

 

Charles Todd, writer of the resoundingly acclaimed Ian Rutledge crime novels (“One of the simplest ancient sequence being written this present day” —Washington publish booklet World) debuts a superb new protagonist, international battle I nurse Bess Crawford, in A accountability to the lifeless. A gripping story of perilous tasks and darkish relations secrets and techniques within the shadows of a nightmarish time of world clash, A accountability to the useless is wealthy in suspense, shock, and the impeccable interval surroundings that has turn into a Charles Todd trademark.

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