Download E-books Frozen Assets (A Sergeant Gunnhildur Novel) PDF

By Quentin Bates

A physique is located floating within the harbor of a rural Icelandic fishing village. was once it an coincidence, or anything extra sinister?  It’s as much as Officer Gunnhildur, a sardonic girl cop, to determine. Her research uncovers an online of corruption hooked up to Iceland’s company and banking groups. in the meantime, a rookie crime journalist latches onto her, trying to find a scoop, and an nameless blogger is stirring up difficulty. The issues elevate, as do the stakes, while a moment homicide is devoted. Frozen Assets is a piercing examine the endemic corruption that ended in the worldwide monetary hindrance that bankrupted Iceland’s significant banks and despatched the rustic into an financial tailspin from which it has but to recover.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download E-books The Zebra-Striped Hearse (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard) PDF

Strictly talking, Lew Archer is barely alleged to dig up the dust on a wealthy man's suspicious soon-to-be son-in-law. yet very quickly in any respect Archer is following a path of corpses from the citrus belt to Mazatlan. after which there's the zebra-striped hearse and its staff of gorgeous, sunburned surfers, whose course turns out to maintain crossing the son-in-law's--and Archer's--in a strong, fast moving novel of homicide at the California coast.

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Download E-books The Secret of Red Gate Farm (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories, Book 6) PDF

By Carolyn Keene

Nancy and her neighbors, Bess and George, meet Joanne Byrd on a educate trip domestic. Joanne lives at crimson Gate Farm together with her grandmother, but when they don't increase sufficient funds to pay the loan, they'll quickly lose the farm! Nancy, Bess, and George choose to remain at crimson Gate for every week as paying consumers. quickly, they know about the unusual staff of people that lease 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!

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Download E-books Dead by Midnight (Death on Demand) PDF

By Carolyn Hart

“If I have been instructing a direction on how one can write a secret, i'd make Carolyn Hart required reading.”
Los Angeles Times

“One of the most well-liked practitioners of the normal secret” (Cleveland simple Dealer), Carolyn Hart is unstoppable—and her loss of life on call for secret sequence turns out to recover with each booklet. The evidence? Dead through Midnight, once more that includes bookstall proprietor and someday sleuth Annie Darling and her adoring p.i. husband Max. Their look for the reality in the back of a stunning “suicide” that rocks the idyllic (if slightly homicide-prone) island of Broward’s Rock will make any secret reader an quick fan—joining an ever-growing multitude that incorporates bestselling mystery writer Robert Crais, who broadcasts, “I’m a sucker for Carolyn Hart’s Annie and Max series.”

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Download E-books A Shortcut to Paradise (The Borja and Eduard Barcelona Series) PDF

By Teresa Solana

Praise for Teresa Solana:

"Solana's very good novel, set within the streets and parlors of Barcelona, deals either probing social statement and a very good crime story."—Booklist

"Solana's gleaming novel pokes sharp enjoyable at Catalan politics, society and pretensions. The brothers bumble and stumble to the reality and with a bit of luck to additional adventures."—Publishers Weekly

Marina Dolç, media determine and author of bestsellers, is murdered in on the Ritz in Barcelona at the evening she wins a huge literary prize. The killer has battered her to loss of life with the trophy she has simply gained. The detective twins Borja and Eduard are plunged into the murky waters of the bookish Barcelona scene and wish all their wit and talents of improvisation to resolve this example of truncated literary lives.

As in A now not So excellent Crime, Teresa Solana combines humor and roman noir in a severe portrait of up to date society, subsequently with writers because the protagonists. The homicide path results in the main not likely areas in hilarious scenes important of Tom Sharpe, no matter if within the sausage-making city of Vic, the packed cells of the infamous Modelo legal, or a literary social gathering the place visitors get excessive on loaded canapés.

Teresa Solana lives in Barcelona. Born in 1962, she studied philosophy and labored as a literary translator and essayist. She has written numerous novels stored quietly in her drawer. A no longer So excellent Crime, her first released identify, gained the 2007 Brigada 21 Prize for the simplest Catalan secret novel.

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Download E-books Miramont's Ghost PDF

By Elizabeth Hall

Miramont fortress, in-built 1897 and mysteriously deserted 3 years later, is domestic to many secrets and techniques. just one individual understands the reality: Adrienne Beauvier, granddaughter of the Comte de Challembelles and cousin to the fellow who outfitted the castle.

Clairvoyant from the time she might speak, Adrienne’s visions express her the secrets and techniques of these round her. while her visions start to demonstrate darkish mysteries of her personal aristocratic French relatives, Adrienne is faced by means of her bold Aunt Marie, who's made up our minds to maintain the younger lady silent at any rate. Marie wrenches Adrienne from her domestic in France and takes her to the United States, to Miramont citadel, the place she retains the woman remoted and imprisoned. Surrounded through eerie premonitions, Adrienne is locked in a life-or-death fight to profit the reality and break out her torment.

Reminiscent of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca, this hauntingly atmospheric story is electrified via old study into the real-life Miramont citadel in Manitou Springs, Colorado.

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Download E-books Predator (Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Crime Thrillers) PDF

By Faye Kellerman

The gripping new crime novel within the Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus sequence from ny instances bestselling writer Faye Kellerman.

A name from the murder table shatters LAPD lieutenant Peter Decker’s hopes of a calm night. citizens in an area development were complaining of a putrid scent coming from an condominium rented by way of Hobart Penny, an eccentric getting older engineer who made hundreds of thousands from aerospace patents and inventions.
Well over eighty, and a recluse for the final 25 years, it wasn’t mind-blowing that the genius may need died with out somebody figuring out. despite the fact that, as Decker steps inside of, it’s transparent that this can be a homicide scene…
Who may have killed somebody who lived 1 / 4 of a century as a hermit? yet there isn't any scarcity of suspects. Penny’s youngsters describe their father as a merciless and cruel guy; whereas his moment spouse, 20 years his junior, knew a guy with unusual addictions and brutal tastes; and stories of widespread visits from prostitutes simply upload to the checklist of suspects.
A thorough seek finds extra proof of a disturbed, wicked guy: human physique parts.
So simply who was once Hobart Penny? a super inventor, a sexual predator or a callous killer?

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Download E-books The Screaming Staircase (Lockwood & Co.) PDF

By Jonathan Stroud

A sinister challenge has happened in London: all nature of ghosts, haunts, spirits, and specters are showing in the course of the urban, and so they aren't precisely pleasant. in basic terms youth have the psychic skills required to see-and eradicate-these supernatural foes. many alternative Psychic Detection corporations have cropped as much as deal with the harmful paintings, and they're in fierce pageant for enterprise.

In The Screaming Staircase, the plucky and proficient Lucy Carlyle groups up with Anthony Lockwood, the charismatic chief of Lockwood & Co, a small business enterprise that runs autonomous of any grownup supervision. After an task results in either a grisly discovery and a disastrous finish, Lucy, Anthony, and their sarcastic colleague, George, are compelled to participate within the perilous research of Combe Carey corridor, probably the most haunted homes in England. Will Lockwood & Co. live on the Hall's mythical Screaming Staircase and crimson Room to work out one other day?

Readers who loved the motion, suspense, and humor in Jonathan Stroud's across the world best-selling Bartimaeus books may be overjoyed to discover a similar constituents, mixed with deliciously creepy scares, in his exciting and chilling Lockwood & Co. series.

Praise for Screaming Staircase, The
"This tale will preserve you studying past due into the evening, yet you should depart the lighting on. Stroud is a genius at inventing an completely plausible international that is a great deal like ours, yet so creepily various. positioned The Screaming Staircase in your 'need to learn' list!"
-Rick Riordan

"A excitement from tip to tail, this is often the booklet you hand the complicated readers that declare they might relatively learn Paradise Lost than Harry Potter. shrewdpermanent as a whip, humorous, witty, and truthfully scary from time to time, Stroud shall we unfastened and offers readers precisely what they need. Ghosts, teenagers on their lonesome with out grownup supervision, and a great deal of scrumptious cookies."
-Elizabeth chook, School Library Journal

"Stroud indicates his generic aptitude for mixing deadpan humor with exciting motion, and the fiery interaction one of the 3 brokers of Lockwood & Co. invigorates the tale (along with out scarcity of creepy moments)."
-Publishers Weekly

"Three younger ghost trappers tackle lethal wraiths and remedy an previous homicide case within the cut price to kick off Stroud's new post-Bartimaeus sequence. The paintings is fraught with peril, not just simply because a ghost's merest contact is mostly deadly, but in addition, because it seems, not one of the 3 is especially sturdy at cautious making plans and education. A heartily pleasing string of interesting near-catastrophes, replete with slim squeaks and spectral howls."
-Kirkus Reviews

"...Stroud writes for a more youthful viewers in e-book one of many Lockwood & Co. sequence and gives you a few chilling scenes alongside the way."

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Download E-books Gently Floating (George Gently) PDF

By Alan Hunter

Lightly wades via a torrent of suspects whilst a physique is located floating face down within the river. occasionally you could have an excessive amount of of a great factor - that is in case you can name having too many suspects, too many power murderers, 'a strong thing'. What lightly has to determine is which ones had the chilly blooded nerve to damage the victim's cranium and unload him within the river.

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