Armed and Glamorous: A Crime of Fashion Mystery

By Ellen Byerrum

Trench coats? scorching or not?

the writer of Grave Apparel proves you could resolve mysteries with no sacrificing style...

Unchallenged and unappreciated, type reporter Lacey Smithsonian slips on her trench coat and high-heeled gumshoes to pursue a path in deepest research and a shot at a greater job.

while a filthy rich and erratic D.C. socialite is found particularly lifeless outdoor the school room, Lacey will get to check these sleuthing abilities. was once the sufferer on her approach to proportion a deadly mystery with Smithsonian? And what does it need to do with a lacking Louis Vuitton classic customized make-up case?

Lacey needs to combine variety with substance to resolve those tangled threads sooner than she, or certainly one of her most sensible pals, will get stuck within the points of interest of a cold-blooded killer?

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Death at Wentwater Court (Daisy Dalrymple Mystery) (Paperback) - Common

Daisy Dalrymple is breaking new floor at Wentwater courtroom to hide a narrative for "Town & kingdom" journal. yet her interview provides approach to interrogation while clever Lord Stephen Astwick meets a cold finish at the tranquil skating pond. With facts that his dying was once whatever yet unintentional, Daisy joins forces with Scotland backyard.

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Immortal in Death (In Death, Book 3)

By J. D. Robb

She used to be some of the most sought-after girls on this planet. A best version who might cease at not anything to get what she sought after -- even one other woman's guy. And now she used to be lifeless, the sufferer of a brutal homicide. Police lieutenant Eve Dallas positioned her specialist lifestyles at the line to take the case while suspicion fell on her ally, the opposite girl within the deadly love triangle. underneath the facade of glamour, Eve stumbled on that the realm of haute couture thrived on an all-consuming ardour for formative years and popularity. one who led from the runway to the darkish underworld of recent York urban the place medicinal drugs may satisfy any hope -- for a value . . .

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Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Slippery Salamander

By Donald J. Sobol

A brand new name within the bestselling sequence concerning the world's maximum supersleuth in sneakers!

A slippery salamander, a banana burglar, a pass judgement on who is run away, and a presidential toothbrush . . . those are only many of the clues that the world's maximum younger detective needs to use to resolve 10 all-new mysteries. younger readers can try and remedy the situations along Encyclopedia--the solutions to the entire mysteries are at the back of the e-book.

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Cold Steal (Officer Gunnhilder, Book 4)

By Quentin Bates

A profitable housebreaker who leaves no lines and no clues as he strips Reykjavík houses in their valuables has been a thorn within the police's part for months. but if one evening the thief breaks into the inaccurate condo, he reveals himself stuck in a seize because the stakes are raised a long way past whatever he may have imagined.

Gunnhildur Gísladóttir of the Reykjavík police unearths herself pissed off at each flip as she searches for a sufferer who has vanished from the scene of the crime, and wonders if it may be associated with the murders of 2 businessmen with doubtful reputations that her bosses are caution her to maintain away from

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A Long Finish

By Michael Dibdin

From the award-winning writer of Ratking and Dead Lagoon comes a scrumptious new Aurelio Zen secret within which wine and cakes determine as prominently as greed and vengence.

When the son of a Piedmontese wine-making relations is jailed for killing his father, Aurelio Zen is ordered to safe his liberate. the explanation: a definite well-connected wine gourmand desires to ensure that this year's classic is going to reap.

In the hill city of Alba, Zen unearths himself in the middle of a standard tradition within which family members and soil are inextricablt associated, bombarded with gossip, and stalked by way of a mysterious cell caller with tantalizing clues to his previous. He additionally discovers that sure nutrition could rather be to die for. A lengthy Finish is Michael Dibdin at his so much dependent and spectacular.

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The Pericles Commission

By Gary Corby

Nicolaos walks the suggest streets of Classical Athens as an agent for the promising younger baby-kisser Pericles. His challenge is to discover the murderer of the statesman Ephialtes, the fellow who introduced democracy to Athens and whose homicide has thrown town into uproar. It’s a task now not made any more uncomplicated by way of the depressingly expanding variety of lifeless witnesses.

But homicide and mayhem don’t hassle Nico; what’s rather on his brain is the best way to catch up with (much nearer) to Diotima, the clever and annoyingly virgin priestess of Artemis, and the way to shake off his frustrating twelve year-old brother Socrates.

The Pericles fee is the 1st in a thrilling new sequence by way of first-time novelist Gary Corby, who takes us to old Greece at some of the most intriguing instances in historical past. during this splendidly approachable, traditionally wealthy novel, Athens is introduced vividly to lifestyles in a secret enticing from the 1st web page to last.

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Death Comes to Pemberley

By P. D. James

In their six years of marriage, Elizabeth and Darcy have solid a calm, chuffed lifestyles for his or her relations at Pemberley, Darcy’s extraordinary property. Her father is a typical customer; her sister Jane and her husband, Bingley, dwell close by; the wedding customers for Darcy’s sister, Georgiana, are favorable. And arrangements for his or her annual autumn ball are continuing apace. yet at the eve of the ball, chaos descends. Lydia Wickham, Elizabeth’s disgraced sister who, along with her husband, has been barred from the property, arrives in a hysterical state—shrieking that Wickham has been murdered.  Plunged into scary secret and a lurid homicide trial, the lives of Pemberley’s vendors and servants alike could by no means be the same.

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