By Carolyn Keene
Nancy and her associates, Bess and George, meet Joanne Byrd on a teach trip domestic. Joanne lives at crimson Gate Farm along with her grandmother, but when they don't elevate sufficient funds to pay the personal loan, they're going to quickly lose the farm! Nancy, Bess, and George choose to remain at crimson Gate for per week as paying clients. quickly, they know about the unusual staff of people that hire a cave at the estate. They describe themselves as a nature cult referred to as the Black Snake Colony. Nancy investigates their crew and is helping to discover a hoop of counterfeiters on the town!
By Stephen Booth
"She was once unfold opposed to the floor in a last arabesque, in a deadly pirouette or the final fling of an deserted tango....A lifeless lady dancing. She appeared like a lifeless girl, dancing."
Stephen sales space, probably the most acclaimed new voices in crime fiction, takes us to a distant area of northern England the place a prehistoric ring of stones, the 9 Virgins, harbors a depressing legend. With wintry weather looming, a 10th determine quickly joins the circle: the physique of younger bicycle owner Jenny Weston, whose limbs are conscientiously prepared in loss of life to parody a girl dancing.
Weeks prior, one other lady, Maggie group, was once attacked within sight, her face savagely lower open. Is there a maniac at the free, knifing ladies at random? Maggie may well carry the reply, yet she has no reminiscence of the assault. The painful photographs are buried deep in her wounded psyche. it is going to take time and persistence to persuade Maggie to stand the demons of her past.
But are the 2 crimes -- Jenny's homicide and Maggie's attack -- associated by means of anything except geography? used to be there a previous connection among the 2 ladies? Why used to be Jenny biking by myself on that cool November day? What worthy item did she hold in a pouch round her waist? And what of different mysterious humans within the area -- drifters who perform unusual rituals, a top Park ranger with a shameful mystery, a determined farmer whose personal little ones worry him?
Detectives Ben Cooper and Diane Fry fight to make experience of a motiveless homicide and in their personal courting, which more and more turns out previous fix. the place as soon as there has been appeal, now there's antagonism. yet own difficulties needs to wait. The moors have witnessed extra bloodshed than both Ben or Diane realizes, andviolence is to beget extra violence ahead of Jenny's killer is found.
A brooding, trendy mental mystery, deeply evocative of a truly certain position, "Dancing with the Virgins" confirms Stephen Booth's acceptance as a proficient writer of richly nuanced crime fiction.
By Alan Hunter
Strong tune, advantageous eating and cozy atmosphere - that's how the resort Continental is marketed. Fraud, blackmail, torture and homicide - that's what it turns into recognized for. the preferred resort at the English coast equipped its attractiveness on its Viennese delicacies and Austrian sort but if one of many site visitors is located useless on the backside of the within sight cliffs bearing the injuries of a guy who has been systematically tortured, lightly brushes apart the hotel's facade of respectability. foreign intrigue and a gloomy mystery that stretches from Nazi-occupied Austria around the Atlantic to the again streets of latest York depart lightly juggling with a dangerous conundrum.
By Agatha Christie
The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth omit 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 Harper Paperbacks…including The A.B.C. Murders, which units Hercule Poirot at the path of a serial killer.
By Cleo Coyle
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From Cleo Coyle, the New York Times bestselling writer of Billionaire Blend, comes a fascinating new access within the "satisfyingly rich"* Coffeehouse secret sequence. (*Kirkus)
By Andrew Vachss
What—or who—could flip a talented little boy right into a murderous factor that calls itself "Satan's Child"? looking for a solution, a guy named Burke travels from a festering welfare resort to a neat body condo the place a voodoo priestess presides over a congregation of assassins. For this vigilante and unlicensed inner most eye has made it his company to protect the small sufferers whom the legislations has failed—even a baby who has been made right into a killer.
Gripping and chillingly familiar with the mechanisms of evil, Sacrifice is a mystery of savage authority from the most effective crime writers of our iteration.
By Dorothy L. Sayers
“Gaudy Night stands proud even between omit Sayers’s novels. And omit Sayers has lengthy stood in a category by means of herself.”
—Times Literary Supplement
The nice Dorothy L. Sayers is taken into account by means of many to be the most desirable detective novelist of the Golden Age, and her rushing sleuth, Lord Peter Wimsey, one among secret fiction’s so much enduring and endearing protagonists. Acclaimed writer Ruth Rendell has expressed her admiration for Sayers’s paintings, praising her “great fertility of invention, ingenuity, and beautiful eye for detail.” The 3rd Dorothy L. Sayers vintage to add secret author Harriet Vane, Gaudy Night is now again in print with an advent via Elizabeth George, herself against the law fiction grasp. Gaudy evening takes Harriet and her paramour, Lord Peter, to Oxford collage, Harriet’s alma mater, for a reunion, purely to discover themselves the pursuits of a nightmare of harassment and mysterious, murderous threats.
By Judith Cutler
One chilly, rainy night in an another way strangely dry April, a guy falls from the 5th flooring window of a inn in Hythe. Did he leap or was once he driven? Detective leader Superintendent Fran Harman is already suffering to juggle her paintings and personal lifestyles: she is having problems discovering a firm prepared to revive her and her boyfriend’s new domestic and has to place Mark up in her personal cottage whereas the paintings is finished. And now, why did this guy bounce from a resort balcony while he had a superbly strong balcony at domestic? A glitch with the water method and her boyfriend’s complicated daughter upload extra difficulties to Fran’s lot. Can she locate the time to find what it's that looks now not particularly correct approximately Alec Minton’s loss of life?
By Paige Shelton
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Becca Robbins sells her farm-made jams and preserves on the neighborhood farmers' marketplace to make a residing. but if an area beautiful comes to a decision to tie the knot on the comparable marketplace, another person comes to a decision to make a killing-and in basic terms Becca has the down-home information to close the lid on a canny killer.
By Donald J. Sobol
A stolen teacup...
An additional set of footprints...
Four very unusual words...
A pirate's treasure...
And a race to discover a cheater in Idaville's annual disgusting sneaker contest!
These are only a number of the ten brain-twisting mysteries that Encyclopedia Brown needs to remedy through the use of his recognized computerlike mind. try and crack the situations in addition to him--the solutions to the entire mysteries are present in the again!