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Download e-book for iPad: A Puzzle in a Pear Tree (Puzzle Lady Mystery, Book 4) by Parnell Hall

By Parnell Hall

The Chicago Sun-Times crowns Parnell Hall's Puzzle girl mysteries "a pleasure for fanatics of either crosswords and frothy crime detection...Cora Felton is a cute and detailed sleuth." Now the crime-solving powers of the inimitable Cora and her smart niece, Sherry Carter, are positioned to the last word attempt as they sq. off opposed to a xmas killer who hides in the white-and-black shadows of an acrostic....

A Puzzle In A Pear Tree

'Tis the season to be jolly, yet Cora Felton, shanghaied into "The Twelve Days of Christmas" as a so much reluctant maid-a-milking, has each correct to suppose like a grinch. whilst a person steals the partridge from the pear tree and replaces it with a cryptic puzzle she has no desire of fixing, it's nearly greater than the Puzzle woman can undergo. yet then boastful crossword author Harvey Beerbaum solves the acrostic, and it seems to be a poem promising the dying of an actress. this can be extra love it! might the probability be geared toward Cora and her thespian debut? Or at Sherry, one of many ladies-dancing? Or at Sherry's nemesis, the pageant's predatory lead, Becky Baldwin?

Cora and Sherry slightly have time for a secret, what with trimming Christmas timber and purchasing Christmas offers, yet rehearsals move on, below police protection--until a killer moves in different places in a so much unforeseen manner.Ordinarily Cora Felton will be extremely joyful to have murders to unravel. yet this time she unearths herself vying with a vacationing Scotland backyard inspector who seems to have an all-too-personal stake in fixing the crimes. Cora does too whilst her personal niece turns into a first-rate suspect and the assassin moves back.

Is somebody attempting to close down the Christmas competition? Cora will be purely too chuffed if that have been the case, yet she fears the secrets and techniques lie deeper. Now she is interviewing witnesses, breaking into hotel rooms, discovering facts, planting facts, and having a merry outdated time. actually, she will be completely happy--if this wasn't growing a Christmas to die for!

From the Hardcover edition.

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New PDF release: An Uncertain Place (Commissaire Adamsberg, Book 8)

By Fred Vargas

Adamsberg travels to London, the place a regimen convention attracts him right into a worrying investigation.

Commissaire Adamsberg leaves Paris for a three-day convention in London. With him are a tender sergeant, Estalère, and Commandant Danglard, who's terrified on the proposal of vacationing underneath the Channel. it's the holiday all of them desire, until eventually a macabre and brutal case involves the eye in their colleague Radstock from New Scotland Yard.

Just open air the baroque and romantic outdated Highgate cemetery a pile of boots is located. no longer so unusual in itself, however the sneakers comprise severed ft. As Scotland Yard's research starts off, Adamsberg and his colleagues go back domestic and are faced with a bloodbath in a suburban domestic. Adamsberg and Danglard are drawn in to a path of vampires and vampire-hunters that leads all of them find out how to Serbia, a spot the place the outdated certainties not observe.

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Download PDF by Agatha Christie: Spider's Web

By Agatha Christie

Clarissa, the younger spouse of a overseas workplace diplomat, delights in tweaking the sensibilities of her extra critical buddies via taking part in a online game she calls "supposing"--imagining a tough scenario and checking out how humans could reply. yet Clarissa's lighthearted video games turns into lethal critical while she discovers the physique of an unknown individual in her personal drawing room. If that weren't undesirable sufficient, her husband is at the manner domestic with an enormous international flesh presser. Clarissa comes to a decision to eliminate the physique and persuades her 3 houseguests to assist. yet sooner than she will be able to get the corpse off the premises, a policeman knocks at her entrance door. Now Clarissa needs to continue the physique hidden, persuade the skeptical police inspector that there was no homicide, and, meanwhile, discover who has been murdered, why, and what the physique is doing in her house...

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Monica Ferris's A Murderous Yarn (Needlecraft Mysteries, Book 5) PDF

By Monica Ferris

Heavens to Betsy Devonshire! She by no means meant to get so stuck up during this year's old automobile race. yet as sponsor of 1 of the entrants, she can't aid yet hold an in depth eye at the outcome—and it's no longer beautiful. one of many drivers by no means makes it to the end line. His motor vehicle is located exploded in flames. Now Betsy and her artful neighbors needs to be certain if it was once an coincidence or the paintings of a jealous competitor. the reply might be in a section of needlework, yet pinning down a suspect won't be easy...

Free cross-stitch trend included

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Michael Hiebert's A Thorn Among the Lilies (Alvin, Alabama, Book 3) PDF

By Michael Hiebert

In Michael Hiebert’s haunting and robust novel, a long-ago tragedy echoes via small-town Alabama as one lady attempts to trace down a serial killer.

Detective Leah Teal is aware about many of the secrets and techniques in her place of birth of Alvin, yet there are constantly surprises available. just like the day she is of the same opinion to take her daughter, Caroline, to work out a psychic for a studying. The psychic hones in on Leah in its place, hinting at a string of ugly killings and insisting that she intrude to avoid extra deaths.

When you go searching for difficulty, you by no means understand how a lot you’ll locate. yes adequate, the psychic’s scant clues lead Leah to a chilly case from six years in the past, while a tender lady used to be came across shot to loss of life, her eyelids sewn close. As Leah digs deeper into outdated documents, a moment unsolved case surfaces with an analogous grisly development. whereas her smart younger son, Abe, observes from the sidelines, Leah races to avoid one other terrible homicide, blind to simply how deep the roots of evil can go.

Taut, suspenseful, and wealthy in Southern surroundings, A Thorn one of the Lilies is a spell binding novel of loss and vengeance, and the lengths a few will visit out of loyalty and love.

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Looking for Yesterday (Sharon McCone, Book 29) - download pdf or read online

By Marcia Muller

3 years in the past, Caro Warrick used to be acquitted for the homicide of her ally Amelia Bettencourt, however the lingering doubts of every person round Caro are affecting her lifestyles. Sharon McCone is convinced that she will be able to be successful the place different detectives have failed (though every now and then it's difficult to shake her personal misgivings approximately what happened), but if Caro is brutally overwhelmed correct at Sharon's doorstep, the research takes on an entire new path. what number extra humans stay in danger till Amelia's assassin is eventually stuck?

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Evans to Betsy (Constable Evans, Book 6) - download pdf or read online

By Rhys Bowen

Ebook 6 within the Constable Evans series.

The captivating village of Llanfair, the atmosphere for Rhys Bowen's liked Constable Evans mysteries, sits amid lush, rolling Welsh meadows populated with old fashioned cottages and is taken into account by means of a lot of its colourful locals to be one of those paradise. regrettably, there aren't many possibilities for children in Llanfair, so while a thrilling and glamorous American girl breezes into city speaking of dormant psychic powers and significant social learn, barmaid Betsy Edwards is fast to take her up on a proposal of employment on the lately opened Sacred Grove New Age heart no longer some distance away.

Of direction, the locals, together with the village constable, Evan Evans, imagine Betsy has long gone round the bend, let alone the nutty American who dragged her off to be "tested." Betsy, notwithstanding, is dazzled on the chance of exploring her personal 6th feel. And she's just a little shocked while her new powers are placed to a real-life try out; while the center's flamboyant director is going lacking, clues to his destiny mysteriously look in Betsy's dreams.

It's a tantalizing secret for lonely Betsy, who can't support performing some investigating on her personal. yet Constable Evans has been concerned with Sacred Grove sooner than - trying to find a lacking American university scholar who was once lured there via Druid worship. As Betsy does her personal sleuthing instant, Evan involves observe that there's not anything trouble-free approximately this example and that Betsy has no concept in any respect of the negative chance she is in.

About the Author
RHYS BOWEN is writer of the Anthony and Agatha Award-winning Molly Murphy mysteries, the Edgar Award-nominated Evan Evans sequence, and the Royal Spyness sequence. Born in England, she lives in San Rafael, California.

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Joelle Charbonneau's End Me a Tenor (Glee Club, Book 2) PDF

By Joelle Charbonneau

"Joelle Charbonneau's "delightfully witty"* Glee membership Mysteries returns for an encore functionality. It's the vacation season, and highschool express choir trainer Paige Marshall will be at the verge of her first massive holiday as an opera singer. yet she most likely shouldn't hand over her day task simply but . . ."

A half to kill for

Singing in a creation of the Messiah and rehearsing her express choir for a vacation live performance can be greater than Paige can "Handel." not just does she need to cope with the overblown ego of world-renowned tenor David Richard, she now has to fast revamp the convey choir's quantity, because now not one yet different excessive faculties are acting an identical tune for the speedy coming near near festival season.

The tempestuous tenor could have a voice to die for, but if he drops useless in the course of practice session after consuming poisoned water, Paige has to compose herself and once more solo as a sleuth to discover a killer who's no choirboy . . .

*Miranda James, "New York Times" bestselling writer

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Get The Corpse with the Emerald Thumb (Cait Morgan, Book 3) PDF

By Cathy Ace

A dream holiday at a Mexican seashore inn quickly dissolves right into a nightmare for criminologist and foodie Cait Morgan whilst her companion, Bud Anderson, is badly arrested for the homicide of the neighborhood florist, a talented plantswoman.

With Bud's freedom, and even perhaps his lifestyles, at stake, Cait has to struggle the clock to see which member of the small Mexican neighborhood may need killed the revered florist, and why. Investigating less than the watchful gaze of the neighborhood police, Cait has to maintain her dating with Bud a mystery, and she or he quickly discovers she's no longer the single one with whatever to conceal. Peeling again layers of deceit to bare much more puzzles, Cait struggles with a creeping feel of unreality as she desperately attempts to avoid wasting Bud . . . and, finally, herself.

The 3rd ebook of the liked Cait Morgan Mysteries, The Corpse with the Emerald Thumb travels to the idyllic Mexican geographical region and a tequila plantation as Cait races to transparent her associate of homicide.

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Gregg Olsen's Shocking True Story PDF

By Gregg Olsen

Kevin Ryan is a author within the much-maligned style of actual crime who desperately wishes a devious, over-the-top tale for the topic of his subsequent e-book. How else can he hold his spouse Valerie’s roots dyed and hold himself from handing out taco samples on the neighborhood grocery store? whilst Kevin isn’t Googling himself or spot checking his books’ inventory at shops round the nation or on-line, he’s bringing the dangers (ie, criminals and different crazies) of his task domestic to spouse Val and dual daughters Taylor and Hayley. Kevin is at the hunt for the massive one, the tale which could holiday him out of the mid-list and onto the bestseller lists. after which there’s a knock on the door--a tale unearths him… A distraught 20-year outdated Jett Carter exhibits up on the Ryan condo simply because her mom and sister are imprisoned—perhaps if Kevin writes their tale and divulges the reality, he can help exonerate them. The Carters’ story is the correct white-trash-attempted-murder-love-triangle that Kevin’s editor will love and his lovers will consume. He starts to put in writing “Love You to Death.” Then on a stunning summer season day, the wheels of murder are set in movement and Kevin’s personal tale starts off to eclipse the crime he's chronicling. while his no 1 fan is murdered and one other physique turns up, the Ryans’ lifestyles in Port Gamble and all that Kevin holds expensive is in jeopardy. someplace in “Love You to Death” and in the “bunch of low hire losers” he’s interviewing is the killer.

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