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Waking the witch by Kelley Armstrong

Waking the witch by Kelley Armstrong

By Kelley Armstrong

Columbus is a small city, untouched by way of the twenty first century. but if 3 younger women are stumbled on lifeless - sufferers of what seem to be ritual murders - issues begin to get very darkish and hazardous. deepest investigator Savannah Levine can deal with "dark and dangerous". because the daughter of a black witch, she has loads of strength operating via her veins. yet her arrival in Columbus has now not long past ignored. Savannah might imagine she's monitoring down a assassin, yet may perhaps she be the killer's subsequent goal? in fact she may well continually ask her outdated good friend (and half-demon) Adam Vasic for again up. yet Savannah has her personal purposes for retaining Adam good clear of Columbus. And at least, she will depend on her personal powers...

Waking the Witch, the eleventh e-book within the ladies of the Otherworld sequence, is a unique of gritty suspense and tingling build-up, culminating in a fast paced and revelatory end that isn't to be ignored.

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Bingo Barge Murder by Jessie Chandler

Bingo Barge Murder by Jessie Chandler

By Jessie Chandler

"Madcap dangers...amusing debut, with [an] appealing lesbian sleuth..." ~Kirkus Reviews

"A winner. permit me guarantee you that you simply will not be taking a big gamble on interpreting this pleasant romp." ~Mystery enthusiasts assessment "

Jessie Chandler is literary relatives to either Cotterill and West...unabashed enjoyable but in addition a lot bolder than conventional cozies." ~Library Journal

Shay O'Hanlon is the co-owner of the hip, quirky Rabbit gap, a favored espresso store in Uptown Minneapolis. Police detective JT Bordeaux and her accomplice appear on the gap looking for Shay's ally, Coop—a chain-smoking, vegetarian tree hugger—who's sought after for wondering in reference to the bludgeoning demise of his less-than-respectable boss, Stanley "Kinky" Anderson. Coop's prints are all around the homicide weapon—an over-sized, bronzed bingo marker—and the law enforcement officials have themselves a primary suspect.

Suddenly, Shay's quiet yet hugely caffeinated global spins uncontrolled speedier than a trip on a fairground Tilt-A-Whirl as she attempts to avoid wasting her buddy. Complicating concerns are a few bumbling mobsters, a lacking truckload of stolen nuts, an abused mutt named Dawg, a kidnapping or , and a really chronic Detective Bordeaux. Will Shay and her pals reach their quest to transparent Coop and nail the assassin or will their nutty caper finally end up deadly?

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A Fugitive Truth: An Emma Fielding Mystery by Dana Cameron

A Fugitive Truth: An Emma Fielding Mystery by Dana Cameron

By Dana Cameron

The past's blood stains the current the possibility of an entire life awaits archaeologist Emma Fielding within the Berkshire foothills of Western Massachusetts: the opportunity to check the eighteenth-century diary of Margaret Chandler, the accused witch and murderess whose domestic Emma excavated basically months sooner than. despite the fact that, the 3 different Shrewsbury starting place fellows she needs to proportion the premises with are a disturbingly extraordinary bunch, and earlier than too lengthy considered one of them is useless. yet Emma can locate no solace within the bleak fantastic thing about the encompassing barren region, for there are darkish secrets and techniques encoded in Madam Chandler's writings, and surprising parallels among an old slaying and the unusual, brutal death of her colleague. while the killer moves back, Emma realizes her personal lifestyles is at stake. And unexpectedly there is not any selection left: she is pushed to enquire bloody crimes previous and current -- sooner than her personal loss of life turns into a footnote in a chilling, three-centuries-old tale.

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Holiday Grind (Coffee House Mystery) by Cleo Coyle

Holiday Grind (Coffee House Mystery) by Cleo Coyle

By Cleo Coyle

There is not anything cozier than a iciness night in Greenwich Village. Streetlights shimmer via icy flakes, caf?s glow with welcoming heat, and a layer of snow dusts ancient townhouses like powdered sugar on vacation confections. homicide has no position in this sort of lovely photograph, until eventually now... Coffeehouse supervisor Clare Cosi has grown very keen on Alfred Glockner, the part-time comedian and surely jolly charity Santa who is been utilizing her Village combination as a spot to hot his mittens. whilst she reveals him brutally gunned down in a close-by alley, a number of refined clues persuade her that Alfred's loss of life used to be whatever greater than the tragic results of a random mugging--the end of the police. With Clare's boyfriend, NYPD Detective Mike Quinn, distracted through a chilly case of his personal, and ex-husband Matt investigating this year's vacation undies catalogs (an annual event), Clare fees forward solo to unravel her liked Santa's slaying. Then anyone attempts to ice Clare, and she or he fairly will get steamed. yet she'd higher be careful, simply because if she fails to forestall this stone chilly killer, she could get the most important kick back of her existence. This very unique vacation access in Cleo Coyle's nationally bestselling secret sequence incorporates a bonus part of scrumptious vacation recipes in addition to a word list of coffeehouse phrases, directions on making espressos and lattes with no a dear laptop, and tips for growing tasty coffeehouse syrups at domestic.

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Motion To Dismiss by Jonnie Jacobs

Motion To Dismiss by Jonnie Jacobs

By Jonnie Jacobs

Scrupulous San Francisco safeguard legal professional Kali O'Brien is familiar with how you can play the percentages in a procedure the place truth may be shaded. regardless of apassion for justice that does not permit for compromise, her most recent case is casting doubt at the one precept she adored such a lot: absolutely the useless sure bet that her shopper is telling the reality. Grady Barrett, a filthy rich desktop multi-millionaire married to Kali's ally, has been arraigned within the rape of Deirdre Nicholas. no matter if the intercourse used to be consensual, that does not acquit him, in Kali's eyes, of an indiscretion that has shattered his marriage, and additional eroded his doubtful popularity as a guy of precept. in particular within the shadow of Deirdre's brilliant, emotional, and punctiliously convincing deposition--damning testimony that Barrett keeps is a shrewdpermanent and manipulative net of lies spun to capture him. regardless of his pleas of innocence, Kali's instincts inform her that Barrett will be as responsible as sin. Then Deirdre plunges to her dying from a second-story balcony. a sad twist of fate? Or cold-blooded homicide? Now, guaranteed to a consumer she is afraid to belief, Kali reveals herself straddling the razor-sharp line among crime and punishment. it's not lengthy earlier than she unearths her personal existence in jeopardy as a veil of lies is lifted, and the pasts of all people from sufferer to victimizer, from illicit lover to faithless good friend, spread with their very own provocative surprises.

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American Murder (2 Volumes Set) by Gini Graham Scott

American Murder (2 Volumes Set) by Gini Graham Scott

By Gini Graham Scott

The United States has lengthy had the acceptance because the so much violent and murderous of recent industrialized international locations. Even whereas violent crime has dropped lately, our homicide expense remains to be exceptionally excessive. because the starting of the twentieth century, our society has passed through profound alterations. Our applied sciences have complicated, however the causes and techniques for homicide and escaping the lengthy arm of the legislations have saved speed, usually capitalizing on on hand applied sciences. moreover, because the century improved, the media grew to become a vital part of homicide in the US, supporting investigations, glamorizing homicide, and bringing it into our houses each day. right here, Scott examines the altering face of homicide within the context of societal alterations and strains the advances in investigative options and applied sciences. each one bankruptcy deals bright bills of the main infamous and consultant murders for every period of time, focusing specifically on these murderers who've had the sting on their pursuers, even escaping detection to this day.Beginning on the flip of the century, Scott info the most infamous instances of the day, during which a jealous lady poisoned the spouse of her lover. The booklet ends with the still-unsolved Tupac Shakur homicide case. Taking readers in the course of the a variety of advancements in tools of homicide, and the ideas used to seize the criminals, Scott offers a desirable review of ways homicide has replaced throughout the many years and the way legislation enforcement has saved speed. This insightful e-book sheds mild on either our fascination with homicide and on murderers and their nemeses during the last 100 years.

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Absolutely, Positively: A Lucy Valentine Novel by Heather Webber

Absolutely, Positively: A Lucy Valentine Novel by Heather Webber

By Heather Webber

“Exposed” via a Boston bring in reporter, Lucy is by surprise the debate of the city. lengthy back-story brief: even supposing the remainder of her Valentine ancestors have been blessed via Cupid with psychic talents, Lucy’s in basic terms particular energy lies in her skill to discover issues. This ability has confirmed relatively a blessing if you come to her matchmaking employer looking for discovering their long-lost loves. Now that Lucy’s secret's out, she has extra new consumers than she is familiar with what to do with. yet quickly a definite guy of puzzle steals Lucy’s spotlight…No, it’s now not Sean Donahue, the horny fireman-turned-private-eye who’s stolen Lucy’s center. It’s a masked guy in a cowboy hat, dubbed “The Lone Ranger,” who’s been throwing handfuls of money around the universal. Now all of Beantown’s abuzz. Can Lucy unmask the mysterious cash guy, music down all her consumers’ outdated flames, and switch up the warmth on her love existence? completely, definitely…

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