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By Mo Hayder

“Hayder . . . outdoes herself, flip-flopping the supernatural and the explainable like a cycle of poison and antidote that might stay with the reader lengthy after the ultimate page.”—Booklist (starred review)

Just after lunch on a Tuesday in April, 9 toes underwater, police diver Flea Marley closes her gloved arms round a human hand. No physique is connected. much more hectic is the invention, an afternoon later, of the matching hand—recently amputated, and got rid of whereas the sufferer used to be nonetheless alive. Detective Jack Caffery of the foremost Crime research Unit in Bristol is named in to enquire, and he and Marley quickly determine that the palms belong to a tender guy who has lately disappeared. Their look for him—and for his abductor—lead them into the darkest recesses of Bristol’s underworld, the place street-kids promote themselves for successful, and the place one in every of Africa’s most annoying rituals can be making an unforeseen visual appeal. the 1st novel to add the investigative staff of Flea and Jack, Ritual is a masterpiece of suspense that might preserve readers guessing till the final breath.

“Hayder . . . strikes to a different point during this spellbinder. With characters so complicated, so attention-grabbing that they can populate a dozen novels, she sends readers right into a demimonde of formality magic, desperation, guilt, and dying, all exquisitely composed. . . . Ritual is amazing, dense, frightening; certainly the best crime novels of [the year].”—The Globe and Mail

Ritual strikes from the eerie and unsafe to the downright ferocious as progressively as an oncoming teach. . . . this can be one you are going to hate to place down and hate to complete. yet you are going to love the ride.”—Jack Ketchum, writer of The Lost and The lady subsequent Door

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Download E-books Hard News (Rune Trilogy) PDF

By Jeffery Deaver

Rune is an aspiring filmmaker with extra ambition than political savvy, paying her dues as an assistant cameraperson for the neighborhood information. yet she's bought her eyes at the prize, the network's scorching newsmagazine, Current Events -- and she's bought the tale she is aware gets her there.

Poking round within the video documents, Rune spots a taped interview with Randy Boggs, who is doing challenging time in Attica for a homicide he claims he did not dedicate. Rune cannot say precisely why, yet she's definite he is blameless. If she will be able to turn out it, Current Events will not basically document the scoop, it will make information -- and Rune's career.

But what she might be writing is Randy Boggs's epitaph -- and her personal. Rune's newly stumbled on witness quickly turns up useless. a success guy from Miami is on Rune's path, and Boggs is discovering criminal much more risky than ahead of. anyone desires this tale killed, and it may be the lady with the digicam who finally ends up at the slicing room flooring.

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Download E-books A Baked Ham (The Classic Diner Mystery Series) PDF

By Jessica Beck

A BAKED HAM e-book four within the vintage Diner secret sequence from long island occasions Bestseller Jessica Beck, writer of The Donut store Mysteries and The Ghost Cat secret sequence! concerning the ebook whilst an area actor is killed after creating a cross at Moose’s spouse, Victoria and her relatives needs to locate the perpetrator earlier than Moose is locked up for homicide. It’s not likely to be effortless even though, simply because Benny sales space had a true expertise for making enemies! Recipes for actual Diner convenience foodstuff incorporated!

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Download E-books Driven (A Jenny Watkins Mystery) PDF

By Becky Durfee

***2015 winner of the Library magazine Self-e contest*** Jenny Watkins is a normal common college instructor who buys a ramshackle previous condominium together with her husband Greg, aspiring to renovate the construction to its unique grandeur. presently after relocating in, Jenny starts off to listen to voices, prompting her to appear right into a long-forgotten, sixty-year-old lacking individuals case. in the course of her research, she meets a spunky aged girl who motives Jenny to reexamine the best way she appears at existence.

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Download E-books A Bitter Truth with Bonus Material (Bess Crawford Mystery, Book 3) PDF

By Charles Todd

Take pleasure in Charles Todd's 3rd novel within the Bess Crawford sequence: A sour fact. As an advantage, you get an excerpt from the fourth Bess Crawford novel, An Unmarked Grave, on sale June five, 2012.

attempting to support a girl in misery, international conflict I nurse and unintentional sleuth Bess Crawford learns that no sturdy deed is going unpunished.

while battlefield nurse Bess Crawford returns from France for a well-earned Christmas depart, she unearths a bruised and shivering girl huddled within the doorway of her London place of dwelling. the lady has nowhere to show, and propelled by means of an organization feel of accountability, Bess takes her in.

as soon as within Bess's flat, the girl unearths quarrel along with her husband erupted into violence, but she desires to go back home—if Bess will decide on her to Sussex. knowing that the girl is being affected by a concussion, Bess offers up a number of invaluable days of depart to commute together with her. yet she quickly discovers that this can be a sturdy deed with unforeseeable consequences.

What Bess unearths at Vixen Hill is a home of mourning. The woman's relations has collected for a memorial carrier for the elder son, who died of conflict wounds. Her husband, domestic on compassionate go away, is stressful, plagued by jealousy and his personal responsible conscience.

Then, while a houseguest is located useless, Bess herself turns into a major suspect within the case. This homicide will lead her to a perilous quest in war-torn France, an unforeseen best friend, and a startling revelation that places her in jeopardy ahead of a vicious killer may be uncovered.

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Download E-books The Headless Cupid (The Stanley Family) PDF

By Zilpha Keatley Snyder

Whilst the 4 Stanley young children meet Amanda, their new stepsister, they're surprised to benefit that she reviews witchcraft. they're surprised to work out her wearing a wierd gown, sporting a puppy crow and surrounded via a pile of books concerning the supernatural. it isn't lengthy prior to Amanda can provide to provide witchcraft classes to David, Jamie and the twins. yet that is whilst unusual issues commence taking place of their outdated condominium. David suspects Amanda of inflicting mischief, till they examine that the home quite was once haunted some time past.

Legend has it ghost reduce the pinnacle off of a wood cupid at the stairway. Has the ghost again to strike back?

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Download E-books Three Blind Mice and Other Stories PDF

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said 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 creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and puzzling puzzles to William Morrow Paperbacks. Christie demonstrates her unprecedented mastery with 3 Blind Mice and different Stories—a vintage compendium of poser and suspense, crime and detection, whose identify novella served because the foundation for The Mousetrap, the longest working degree play within the historical past of the London theater.

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Download E-books A Lesson in Secrets: A Maisie Dobbs Novel PDF

By Jacqueline Winspear

Deepest investigator Maisie Dobbs gets her first task from the British mystery provider in A Lesson in Secrets, the 8th booklet in Jacqueline Winspear’s award-winning secret sequence. despatched to pose as a junior lecturer at a personal university in Cambridge, she is going to computer screen any actions “not within the pursuits of His Majesty’s government.” whilst the college’s pacifist founder is murdered, Maisie unearths herself in the middle of sinister net of homicide, scandal, and conspiracy, actions that time in the direction of contributors of the ascendant Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei—the Nazi Party—on Britain’s seashores. An quick vintage, and likely to captivate long-time Maisie Dobbs fanatics in addition to readers of Agatha Christie, Elizabeth George, and Alexander McCall Smith, A Lesson in secrets and techniques is “a strong and complicated novel, person who will linger in reminiscence as a testomony to her expertise and her humanity” (Richmond Times-Dispatch).

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Download E-books Life Everlasting (Santee, Book 2) PDF

By Robert Whitlow

With her client's husband someplace among this global and the following, lawyer Alexia Lindale makes an enduring choice.

The youngest son of a family members fed on by means of greed, Baxter Richardson lingers in this earth in a coma. His spouse desires him lifeless to guard her secrets and techniques. His brother desires him dead to achieve regulate of the family members empire. And notwithstanding Baxter's father fights to maintain him alive, even he has ulterior motives.

But Baster has a shocking best friend. A classically proficient painist, Ted Morgan believes tune can be utilized as prayer. And Ted's divinely-inspired enjoying has been slowly pulling Baxter again from the edge of death.

Attorney Alexia Lindale represents Baxter's spouse, Rena, yet has no concept that she and her consumer are being performed in a video game that has larger stakes than a unmarried criminal case.

As Baxter grows more suitable, the extra endangered he turns into. As Alexia navigates her obligations to her buyer, her courting with the proficient musician, and her new dating with God, she needs to determine the reality because it relates to existence, demise, and existence everlasting.

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Download E-books The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Scroll of the Dead PDF

By David Stuart Davies

Holmes attends a seance to unmask an impostor posing as a medium, Sebastian Melmoth, a guy hell-bent on acquiring immortality after the invention of an historic Egyptian papyrus. it really is as much as Holmes and Watson to prevent him and stay away from disaster...

In this fast paced experience, the motion strikes from London to the picturesque Lake District as Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson once again conflict with the forces of evil.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s undying construction returns in a brand new sequence of handsomely designed detective tales. From the earliest days of Holmes’ profession to his spectacular encounters with Martian invaders, the additional Adventures sequence encapsulates the main various and exciting instances of the worlds’ maximum detective.

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