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The Boardwalk Mystery (The Boxcar Children, Book 131) by Gertrude Chandler Warner

The Boardwalk Mystery (The Boxcar Children, Book 131) by Gertrude Chandler Warner

By Gertrude Chandler Warner

Traveling the Jersey shore to aid a chum who has simply obtained an enjoyment pier, the Alden childrens listen fake rumors that the park's rides usually are not secure ahead of a zombie determine is going lacking from the haunted condo. Simultaneous.

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Death Comes to Pemberley by P. D. James

Death Comes to Pemberley by P. D. James

By P. D. James

A unprecedented assembly of literary genius: P. D. James, lengthy one of the so much fashionable secret writers of our time, attracts the characters of Jane Austen’s liked novel Pride and Prejudice right into a story of homicide and emotional mayhem.
 
it really is 1803, six years considering that Elizabeth and Darcy launched into their lifestyles jointly at Pemberley, Darcy’s impressive estate. Their peaceable, orderly global turns out nearly unassailable. Elizabeth has chanced on her footing because the chatelaine of the good house. They have effective sons, Fitzwilliam and Charles. Elizabeth’s sister Jane and her husband, Bingley, dwell within sight; her father visits usually; there's positive discuss the clients of marriage for Darcy’s sister Georgiana. And arrangements are less than approach for his or her much-anticipated annual autumn ball.
 
Then, at the eve of the ball, the patrician idyll is shattered. A trainer careens up the force wearing Lydia, Elizabeth’s disgraced sister, who together with her husband, the very doubtful Wickham, has been banned from Pemberley. She stumbles out of the carriage, hysterical, shrieking that Wickham has been murdered. With surprising suddenness, Pemberley is plunged right into a scary mystery.
 
encouraged via a lifelong ardour for Austen, P. D. James masterfully re-creates the realm of Pride and Prejudice, electrifying it with the buzz and suspense of a brilliantly crafted crime tale, as merely she will write it.

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Murder in Mesopotamia (Hercule Poirot, Book 14) by Agatha Christie

Murder in Mesopotamia (Hercule Poirot, Book 14) by Agatha Christie

By Agatha Christie

Whilst nurse Amy Leatheran concurs to seem after American archaeologist Dr Leidner’s spouse Louise at a dig close to Hassanieh she unearths herself taking up greater than simply nursing tasks – she additionally has to assist remedy murders. thankfully for Amy, Hercule Poirot is vacationing the excavation website yet will the good detective be in time to avoid a a number of assassin from extraordinary again?<Br><Br>

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Addiction (Peter Zak, Book 2) by G. H. Ephron

Addiction (Peter Zak, Book 2) by G. H. Ephron

By G. H. Ephron

Amnesia, G.H. Ephron's acclaimed debut, brought forensic neuropsychologist and professional safety witness Dr. Peter Zak. Returning in dependancy, Peter is again within the thick of items on the Pearce Psychiatric heart, dealing with sufferers in addition to daily ordinary administrative nightmares on the sanatorium, like budgetary matters, development, and colleagues' drug trials. after which the worst nightmare of all-the homicide of a colleague.

Such an occasion, if it weren't devastating adequate, rekindles Peter's thoughts of the homicide of his spouse, which left Peter emotionally shattered and remoted; he's only in the near past all started to emerge. yet he can't retreat this time; he needs to use his services to aid reconstruct this baffling and extremely own killing.

Peter discovers his buddy and previous lover, Pearce psychiatrist Channing Temple, lifeless from a gunshot wound on health facility grounds. Her 16-year-old daughter Olivia is status over the physique, retaining a gun. Did Olivia, who has been abusing Ritalin and different medicines, kill her mom? Peter thinks now not, yet she is readily arraigned for homicide, and he has in basic terms weeks to discover the killer prior to Olivia is shipped to legal. during this annoying and compelling moment installment in a hugely lauded sequence, the gifted writing workforce often called G.H. Ephron tackles the risks and misconceptions surrounding addiction...and the chaos of homicide.

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Flesh and Blood (The Hardy Boys Casefiles, Book 39) by Franklin W. Dixon

Flesh and Blood (The Hardy Boys Casefiles, Book 39) by Franklin W. Dixon

By Franklin W. Dixon

Time is often too brief while your lifestyles is at the line.

A twister has hit Bayport, however the deadliest typhoon remains to be brewing -- within the Hardy domestic. Years in the past, Fenton Hardy despatched a legal named Leonard Mock to felony. Now Mock's son has lower back to Bayport to hunt revenge. He has vowed to place Frank and Joe's father away for good!

But Leonard Mock misplaced his son to adoption while the boy was once 5. His identify used to be replaced, and the one clue to his id is that he has in view that befriended the Hardy boys. Then the brothers discover a surprising and scary piece of proof. the individual out to homicide their father might be none except Chet Morton -- their top and so much depended on pal!

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Something in the Water (Peter Shandy, Book 9) by Charlotte MacLeod

Something in the Water (Peter Shandy, Book 9) by Charlotte MacLeod

By Charlotte MacLeod

Unique book: 1994

While touring in Maine, Professor Peter Shandy confronts a toxic potpieMassachusetts horticulturalist Peter Shandy is known for his rutabagas, yet he involves Maine with a loftier plant in brain. particularly, he desires to dimension up the world-renowned lupines of Frances Rondel, a nonagenarian whose mythical vegetation are much more attractive in existence than they're in fable. Shandy is bitterly jealous, yet unearths a massive distraction within the eating room of the rustic lodge the place he’s staying. He may well develop wretched lupines, yet no gardener can clear up a homicide like Peter Shandy. The corpse belongs to the overdue Jasper Flodge, an area loudmouth with a toupee and a giant intestine. Shoveling down the final bites of a chook potpie, Flodge clutches his chest and falls useless. abruptly with extra to do than preventing to sniff the lupines, Shandy needs to ask himself: Which Maine prepare dinner has the undesirable style to taste fowl with cyanide?

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Heaven's Keep (Cork O'Connor, Book 9) by William Kent Krueger

Heaven's Keep (Cork O'Connor, Book 9) by William Kent Krueger

By William Kent Krueger

Intrepid hero Cork O’Connor faces the main harrowing undertaking of his existence whilst a constitution airplane wearing his spouse, Jo, is going lacking in a storm from snow over the Wyoming Rockies.

Months after the tragedy, ladies appear on Cork’s doorstep with proof that the pilot of Jo’s airplane used to be now not the fellow he claimed to be. it can now not be definitive facts, yet it’s a ray of sunshine within the darkness. Agreeing to enquire, Cork travels to Wyoming, the place he battles the interference of neighborhood legislations enforcement who might be at the take, the open hostility of the Northern Arapaho, who've a lot to lose if in point of fact identified, and the ongoing makes an attempt on his lifestyles via assassins who shadow his each circulation. on the heart of all of the threat and deception lies the prospect that Jo’s disappearance was once now not the top of her, that someplace alongside the labyrinthine direction of his seek, perhaps even within the extensive shadow of Heaven’s retain itself, Cork will locate her alive and watching for him.

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It Happened on a Train (Brixton Brothers, Book 3) by Mac Barnett

It Happened on a Train (Brixton Brothers, Book 3) by Mac Barnett

By Mac Barnett

Retired deepest detective and present 7th grader Steve Brixton has a brand new occupation: casting off the rubbish on Wednesdays for 5 greenbacks per week. yet it's demanding to depart the previous video game at the back of, and on a teach journey down the California coast, Steve reveals himself pulled again into sleuthing. quickly he's in over his head in 4 toes and 11 inches of poser regarding a fleet of worthy cars, a perilous murderer (or might be only a defective lock on a sauna door), and a mystery teach automobile full of intrigue. Plus there's a lady concerned, which complicates every thing. I suggest she's simply Steve's buddy. and very, they slightly even be aware of one another. It's in contrast to they're boyfriend or female friend or whatever, okay?

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The First Mystery Megapack: 25 Modern and Classic Tales by

The First Mystery Megapack: 25 Modern and Classic Tales by

Hours of significant examining anticipate, with secret and crime stories from a few of the twentieth century's most famed authors.

About the Megapacks
Over the previous couple of years, our “Megapack” sequence of booklet anthologies has proved to be certainly one of our preferred endeavors. (Maybe it is helping that we occasionally supply them as charges to our mailing list!) One query we maintain getting requested is, “Who’s the editor?”
The Megapacks (except the place in particular credited) are a gaggle attempt. everybody at Wildside works on them. This contains John Betancourt, Mary Wickizer Burgess, Sam Cooper, Carla Coupe, Steve Coupe, Bonner Menking, Colin Azariah-Kribbs, Robert Reginald. A. E. Warren, and plenty of of Wildside’s authors… who usually recommend tales to incorporate (and not only their own!)

Contents:
• “A Senior on Death” is copyright © 2006 through Noreen Wald. It initially seemed in Chesapeake Crimes II
• “Murder at the Orient Express” is copyright © 1995 through artwork Taylor. It was once initially released in Ellery Queen’s secret journal, December 1995
• “The Stolen Venus,” is copyright © 2008 through Darrell Schweitzer. It was once initially seemed in Alfred Hitchcock’s secret journal, October 2008
• “Rear View Murder” is copyright © 2006 by way of Carla Coupe. It initially seemed in Chesapeake Crimes II
• “Thubway Tham’s Inthult,” by way of Johnston McCulley, initially seemed in Detective tale journal, October 21, 1919
• “The Ides of March,” through E.W. Hornung, initially seemed within the beginner Cracksman (1905)
• “Pinprick” is copyright © 2009 through Skadi Beorg. It was once initially released within the brief tale assortment consistently After Thieves Watch
• “The pink Herring,” by means of William desire Hodgson, initially seemed in Captain Gault (1917)
• “Dragon Bones” is copyright © 2003 through Jacqueline Seewald. It was once initially released via Orchard Press Mysteries in September 2003
• “The Golden Slipper,” by means of Anna Katherine eco-friendly, initially seemed within the Golden Slipper and different difficulties for Violet unusual (1915)
• “Kali,” via Eric Taylor, initially seemed in All-Star Detective, November 1929
• “Driven to Distraction” is copyright © 2006 via Marcia Talley. It initially seemed in Chesapeake Crimes II
• “The Blue Cross,” by means of G.K. Chesterton, initially seemed within the Innocence of pop Brown (1911)
• “The Worst Noel” is copyright © 2009 by way of Barb Goffman. It initially seemed within the reward of Murder
• “Mr. Clackworthy’s Pot of Gold,” through Christopher B. sales space, initially seemed in Detective tale journal (1920)
• “The Monkey God,” via Seabury Quinn, initially seemed in actual Detective stories, April-May, 1927
• “Wedding Knife” is copyright © 2004 through Elaine Viets. It used to be initially released in Chesapeake Crimes
• “The Mad Detective,” by way of John D. Swain, initially seemed in Detective tale journal, may possibly eight, 1926
• “The event of the Diamond Necklace,” by means of G.F. Forrest, initially seemed in Misfits: A publication of Parodies (1905)
• “Security Blanket” is copyright © 2004 via Toni L.P. Kelner. It was once used to be initially released in Riptide: Crime tales through New England Writers
• “A criminal with no Honor,” by way of Johnston McCulley, initially seemed in Detective tale journal (1921)
• “The Daughter of Huang Chow,” through Sax Rohmer initially seemed in stories of Chinatown (1922)
• “Anchors Away,” is copyright © 2010 by means of C. Ellett Logan. It initially seemed in Chesapeake Crimes: that they had It Comin’
• “Ways of Darkness,” by means of E.S. Pladwell, initially seemed in All-Story Weekly, October 25, 1919
• “Thubway Tham’s Inthane Moment,” via Johnston McCulley, initially seemed in Detective tale journal, Nov. 19. 1918

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