Trouble Follows Me

In the final days of worldwide struggle II, a sailor discovers a transcontinental conspiracy
It is February 1945, and the warfare within the Pacific is nearing its climax. In Hawaii on his strategy to a brand new publish, US military ensign Sam Drake stumbles around the lady of his goals. Mary is a disc jockey, with a voice that’s recognized around the islands for taking part in late-night jazz that no younger lover can face up to. ahead of he can keep on with this contemporary siren domestic, they visit fee on Mary’s coworker Sue—but that beautiful younger woman won't ever spin one other record.
 
They locate her strung up and dangling outdoors the window a WC, her face twisted into an unpleasant masks. The police name it suicide, yet Sam isn't so yes. Few appealing girls, even suicidal ones, are keen to be so hideous in demise. taking a look into Sue’s previous, he reveals one other corpse—and a perilous conspiracy that stretches all of the as far back as his Motor urban home.

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They Do It with Mirrors: A Miss Marple Mystery (Miss Marple Mysteries)

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth pass over Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her whole oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and difficult puzzles to Harper Paperbacks… together with They Do It with Mirrors, the place omit Marple investigates a few quite lethal doings at a rehabilitation middle for delinquents.

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Killer Crullers: A Donut Shop Mystery (Donut Shop Mysteries)

By Jessica Beck

WELCOME again TO DONUT HEARTS―where the espresso is sizzling, the donuts are clean, and the crullers are to die for…

As proprietor of April Springs's one and simply donut store, Suzanne Hart is aware of the deliciously own, downright eccentric tastes of her clients. One guy is loopy for crullers―heavy at the icing. but if he does not decide up his order, a tall darkish stranger buys the entire field. Which he tosses, one drippy cruller at a time, at her buddy Gabby's storefront subsequent door…

The guy claims that stolen relations valuables ended up in Gabby's thrift store. His wild, bizarre habit has Suzanne eager to name the police officers. but if he turns up dead―outside of Donut Hearts, no less―the police officers come calling for her and Gabby. Can Suzanne end up that their function within the cruller-vandal killing is a merciless, albeit sugar-coated, twist of fate?

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Cooks Overboard (Angie Amalfi, Book 6)

By Joanne Pence

During this sixth pleasant culinary secret from Joanne Pence, dilettante chef Angie Amalfi plans a romantic cruise together with her hunky boyfriend, yet hits tough water whilst homicide turns into a part of the itinerary.

meals author and culinary entrepreneur Angie Amalfi imagined a excessive seas cruise aboard a boat sure for Acapulco along with her murder detective boyfriend Paavo Smith will be heaven. without crowds or pending police company, it may possibly even supply Paavo the correct chance to suggest.

yet Angie's "Love Boat" delusion begins springing leaks presently, starting with the cook's extraordinary try and leap ship...in the center of the sea! upload an oddball selection of fellow passengers, yawningly unimaginative onboard nutrition, Paavo's more and more strange habit, and the truth that someone's been rifling via her baggage, and Angie's quickly able to bounce overboard herself. yet it's now not until eventually she deals to aid out within the galley and homicide is all at once additional to the menu that Angie reveals herself heading into very risky waters indeed.

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Return of the Thin Man: Two never-before-published novellas featuring Nick & Nora Charles

By Dashiell Hammett

Dashiell Hammett used to be a criminal offense author who increased the style to real literature, and The skinny Man was once Hammett's last—and such a lot successful—novel. Following the big good fortune of "The skinny guy" motion picture in 1934, Hammett was once commissioned to write down tales for extra movies. He wrote full-length novellas, for the movies that turned "After the skinny guy" and "Another skinny Man." Bringing again his vintage characters, retired inner most investigator Nick Charles and his former debutante spouse Nora, who go back domestic to discover Nora’s family members gardener murdered, pulling the couple again into one other lethal video game of cat and mouse. Hammett has written totally pleasing "Thin guy" tales, with vintage, barbed Hammett discussion and completely constructed characters.

Neither of those tales has been formerly released (except for a partial in a small journal 25 years ago). The go back of the skinny Man is a highly interesting learn that brings again vintage characters from one of many maximum of poser writers who ever lived. This ebook is destined to turn into crucial studying for Hammett's thousands of enthusiasts and a brand new iteration of poser readers the area over.

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Lost Republic

By Paul B. Thompson

It all started on a sunlit day in Cherbourg, France. In 2055, the long run has arrived and the earlier is departing because the final steamship on the planet prepares to go the Atlantic on its ultimate voyage. along, a good, glittering sunlight powered vessel sails, too—a appealing send packed with attractive humans. On board the steamer are 8 teens—some dreamers, a few desperate—for whom the final voyage of the S.S. SIR man CARLTON is just a step on an extended trip. quickly the send is much out at sea and each layer of contemporary know-how fails. every one youngster needs to depend on their very own specified abilities to survive—but the place? what's the unusual island within the Atlantic, the place no island exists? who're the lads, conversing in an historical tongue, who trap the survivors of the send? With each breath a brand new secret looks, and the determined dreamers of the CARLTON needs to give you the chance to flee the misplaced Republic.

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April Fool Dead (Death on Demand Mysteries, No. 13)

By Carolyn Hart

Someone is enjoying a slightly nasty April Fool's prank on secret book shop proprietor Annie Darling. A felonious forger at the idyllic -- if not often tranquil -- South Carolina island of Broward's Rock has made it seem like Annie is accusing a few of her friends of homicide. within the wink of a bloodshot eye, the Darling identify is dust . . . after which the Broward's Rock physique count number starts off mysteriously expanding. And now it truly is as much as Annie to stick with the well-hidden path of the vicious trickster -- or a mystery slayer's subsequent deadly "joke" could be on her!

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Slay It with Flowers (Flower Shop Mysteries, No. 2)

By Kate Collins

Legislation university drop-out-turned-flower store proprietor Abby Knight has been requested to be a bridesmaid via her cousin. yet sooner than the couple says "I do," a groomsman disappears-and one other member of the marriage occasion is located useless. Abby has to rush down an aisle of suspects to unveil the truth-and ensure the bride nonetheless will get to the church on time.

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Wake Up And Dream

Hollywood, 1940. it is the Golden Age of the Feelies. All one-time actor and unlicensed matrimonial deepest eye Clark Gable has to do is impersonate a prosperous scriptwriter for a number of hours, and signal the agreement for the biopic of the inventor of a tool which has replaced leisure perpetually. What might get it wrong? Already, he is seeing ghosts ― yet that is not anything strange. Europe is devastated through battle and the USA is sleep-walking into Fascism ― yet what is that received to do with him? by way of turns wry and romantic, yet continuously gripping, multi-award profitable author Ian R MacLeod's most up-to-date novel is a stunning collision of technological know-how, myth and historical past. just like the feelies themselves, Wake Up and Dream is movie noir with Technicolor wraiths.

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