By Stephanie Barron
In her newest spellbinding escapade, Jane Austen arrives in London to monitor over the printing of her first novel, and reveals herself embroiled in a criminal offense which could finish greater than her profession. For it's as much as Jane to tease a assassin out of the ton, lest she—and her country—suffer a dastardly demise.…
On the heels of finishing feel and Sensibility, Jane heads to Sloane road for a monthlong stopover at together with her brother Henry and his spouse, Eliza. Hobnobbing with the trendy nice on the top of the Season, Jane is definitely conscious of their secrets and techniques and peccadilloes. yet even she is stunned whilst the intimate correspondence among a Russian princess and a popular Tory minister is released within the papers for all to determine. extra stunning, the disgraced good looks is quickly chanced on together with her throat slit on Lord Castlereagh’s very doorstep.
Everyone who’s an individual in excessive society is sure the spurned princess dedicated the violence upon herself. yet Jane is unconvinced. Nor does she think the minister in charge of so grisly and public a criminal offense. Jane, despite the fact that, is prepared to allow another individual investigate—until a quirk of destiny thrusts her and Eliza into the guts of the case…as major suspects!
Striking a cut price with the gurus, Jane secures seven days to avoid wasting herself and Eliza from placing. yet as her quest to unmask a killer takes her from the halls of presidency to the drawing rooms of London’s so much celebrated courtesan, just one factor is certain: her failure won't simply lower brief her existence. it might bring about England’s downfall. A compulsively readable, uncommonly based novel of old suspense, Jane and the Barque of Frailty once more proves Jane Austen a sleuth to be reckoned with.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Nicola Upson
March 1934. respected secret author Josephine Tey is touring from Scotland to London for the ultimate week of her play Richard of Bordeaux, the shock hit of the season, with pacifist topics that resonate in a global nonetheless haunted via conflict. yet pleasure turns to horror whilst her arrival coincides with the homicide of a tender lady she had befriended at the teach ride—and Tey is plunged right into a secret as difficult as any in her personal works.
Detective Inspector Archie Penrose is confident that the killing is hooked up to the play, and that Tey herself is at risk of turning into a sufferer of her personal luck. within the aftermath of a moment homicide, the author and the policeman needs to sign up for jointly to forestall a ruthless killer who will it seems that cease at nothing.
By Thomas Perry
Thomas Perry’s novels of suspense were celebrated for his or her “dazzling ingenuity” (The manhattan instances ebook overview) and for writing that's “as sharp as a sushi knife” (Los Angeles Times). by way of turns frightening and erotic, Perry’s new mystery takes us on a deadly cat-and-mouse online game that pits girls opposed to one another: a gorgeous serial killer and the detective who's decided to forestall her.
When the cousin of l. a. underworld determine Hugo Poole is located shot to loss of life in his Portland, Oregon, domestic, police locate not anything on the scene of the crime other than numerous lengthy strands of blond hair hinting moment sufferer can have been concerned. resort defense tapes from the victim’s final holiday exhibit an out-of-focus photograph of a tender blond girl coming into and leaving his room. may she even be a homicide victim?
Portland murder detective Catherine Hobbes is decided to unravel the case and find the lacking blonde, yet her emotions, and the research, are complex while Hugo hires deepest detective Joe Pitt to accomplish a parallel research. because the Joe and Catherine shape an uneasy alliance, the homicide count number rises–and either observe that the gorgeous younger lady within the defense tapes isn't really a sufferer in any respect.
As Catherine follows the proof, she reveals herself in a perilous contest with an unpredictable adversary able to altering her visual appeal and identification at will. Catherine needs to use every thing she understands, as a murder detective and as a girl, to prevent a assassin who kills on impulse and very easily, and who turns into extra effective and elusive with each one crime.
By Tamar Myers
“A very humorous series.”
—Green Bay Press-Gazette
After 16 delightfully madcap books, Tamar Myers’s hilarious Den of Antiquity comfortable secret sequence involves a detailed with The Glass is often Greener. a true dying at a faux wake will get Charleston, South Carolina antiques broker Abigail Timberlake Washburn into critical sizzling water during this masterful comfortable farewell from the writer of The Witchdoctor’s Wife, The Headhunter’s Daughter, and the Magdelena Yoder mysteries. Collectables connoisseurs and Antiques Roadshow nuts won’t are looking to omit a unmarried minute of Abby’s novice sleuthing.
By Iris Johansen
Mind video game takes Jane MacGuire again to Scotland the place she keeps her look for the treasure she’s been chasing for years. yet now she’s being laid low with desires of a woman at risk. who's this lady, and what's she attempting to inform Jane? and should Jane determine it out earlier than it’s too late―for her and the mysterious younger girl? issues are extra advanced whilst Seth Caleb comes again into Jane’s existence. This time he’s the single in difficulty, and Jane will locate herself pulled suddenly into his international as she fights to save lots of him.
With the journey, intrigue, and explosive strength that Iris Johansen enthusiasts love, Mind Game is a high-octane mystery that readers won’t be capable of positioned down.
By Stephanie Barron
For everybody who loves Jane Austen...the moment tantalizing secret in a brand new sequence that transforms the loved writer right into a fantastic sleuth!
Jane and her kinfolk are looking ahead to a calm vacation within the beach village of Lyme Regis. but at the outskirts of city an overturned carriage forces the shaken tourists to take safe haven at a close-by manor condo. And it's there that Jane meets the darkly forbidding but surprisingly appealing Mr. Geoffrey Sidmouth. What murky secrets and techniques does the brooding Mr. Sidmouth search to conceal? Jane suspects the worst—but her realization is rapidly diverted while a guy is found hanged from a makeshift gibbet by way of the ocean. The worthies of Lyme are definite his loss of life is the paintings of "the Reverend," the ringleader of the dead night smuggling alternate whose identification is the town's paramount secret. Now, it falls to Jane to entrap and divulge the infamous Reverend...even if the proof issues to the final individual in the world she desires to suspect...a guy who already can have gained her middle.
By M.Z. Kelly
LAPD Detective Kate Sexton and her dogs accomplice, Bernie, go back in, Hollywood Outlaw, ebook #15 within the Hollywood Alphabet mystery sequence.
When a truth television big name finally ends up useless, Kate and her companion, Leo Kingsley, quick become aware of there are extra suspects than there are stars at the Hollywood stroll of status. issues get advanced after they research their victim’s been concerned with part the ladies in Hollywood and he embezzled thousands from the television convey.
Kate’s top associates and part-time PI’s, Natalie and Mo, insist on getting concerned, and, what began as an easy homicide case, quick becomes a story of deception, a number of murders, and intrigue. in the meantime, Kate’s own lifestyles turns into much more unsettled as she closes in on these liable for the killing of her adoptive father, whilst she searches for her organic father. .
Hollywood Outlaw is full of edge-of-your seat suspense and a returning solid of unforgettable characters that has made the sequence an rapid good fortune.
By Lisa Unger
Instant New York Times Bestseller, USA TODAY Bestseller, overseas mystery Writers top Novel Finalist, Bookspan International booklet of the Month, and Amazon most sensible Ten mystery of the Year.
What in the event that your kinfolk was once a lie? What in case your identify used to be a lie? What in case your entire lifestyles used to be only a pack of gorgeous Lies?
If Ridley Jones had slept ten mins later or had taken the subway rather than expecting a cab, she may nonetheless be dwelling the lie she used to name her ideal lifestyles. as a substitute, she's within the unsuitable position on the correct time to unharness a sequence of occasions that starts off with a mysterious package deal on her doorstep. A package deal that informs her that her whole global is simply an phantasm. compelled to question every little thing she is aware approximately herself, Ridley wanders into darkish territory, the place everyone seems to be hiding something.
Sexy and fast moving, attractive Lies is a real literary mystery. Lisa Unger takes us on a panoramic trip within which each selection Ridley makes creates a whirlwind of effects which are very unlikely to visualize.
By Beverly Connor
Forensic anthropologist Diane Fallon has attempted to place the prior at the back of her, constructing herself as head of the River path Museum of common background. past due one evening on the museum, Diane hears terrified cries and unearths an injured man-a former coworker from her time as a human rights activist in South the United States.
Left with a physique, a bone, and a cryptic message, Diane has to dig again into her prior with international Account foreign, earlier than the following human rights abused are hers...
By Nevada Barr
Simply days after marrying Sheriff Paul Davidson, Anna Pigeon strikes to Colorado to imagine her new put up as district ranger at Rocky Mountain nationwide Park. whilst of 3 youngsters who'd long gone lacking from a non secular retreat reappear, Anna's research brings her face-to-face with a paranoid sect--and with a villain so evil, he will make the hairs at the again of your neck stand on finish