By Richard Aleas
3 years in the past, detective John Blake solved a secret that modified his existence endlessly – and left a girl he enjoyed dead. Now Blake is again, to enquire the plain suicide of Dorothy Louise Burke, a gorgeous university pupil with a double life. The secrets and techniques Blake uncovers might blow the lid off big apple City’s intercourse trade…if they don’t kill him first.
Richard Aleas’ first novel, LITTLE lady LOST, was once one of the so much celebrated crime novels of the yr, receiving nominations for either the Edgar Allan Poe Award and the Shamus Award. But not anything in John Blake’s first case may organize you for the surprising end of his second…
By Marco Malvaldi
Nothing may well please a chef greater than an opportunity to profit the secrets and techniques of a Baron's fort kitchen. Having travelled the size and breadth of the rustic compiling his masterpiece, The technology of Cooking and The paintings of consuming Well, Pellegrino Artusi relishes the chance of some quiet days and a boar hunt within the Tuscan hills.
But his peace is short-lived. A physique is located within the fortress cellar, and the neighborhood inspector unearths himself baffled via an eccentric array of aristocratic suspects. while the baron himself turns into the objective of a moment homicide try, Artusi realises he might have to stick with his infallible nostril to assist locate the offender.
Marco Malvaldi serves up an impossible to resist dish spiced with mischief and intrigue, and sweetened with classical splendor and wit. His stroke of genius is to convey Italy's first cookery author to existence during this such a lot unique of homicide mysteries.
By Umberto Eco
Durante a última semana de novembro de 1327, em um mosteiro franciscano na Itália, paira a suspeita de que os monges estejam cometendo heresias. O frei Guilherme de Baskerville é, então, enviado para investigar o caso, mas tem sua missão interrompida por excêntricos assassinatos. A morte, em circunstâncias insólitas, de sete monges em sete dias, conduz uma narrativa violenta, que atrai o leitor por seu humor, crueldade e erotismo.
By Colin Dexter
"[MORSE IS] the main PRICKLY, immodest, AND really marvelous DETECTIVE considering that HERCULE POIROT."
--The ny occasions publication Review
He meets her at a suburban celebration. They percentage a flirtation over their pink wine . . . and he does not see her back. it is the outdated known tale for Morse. Then in the future he simply occurs to be in Jericho, the place Anne Scott lives. Nobody's home--and Morse may still recognize on account that her door is unlocked and he's taking a short glance within. merely later does Morse examine that the woman was once at domestic, simply now not alive. The jury's verdict on the inquest is dying by way of suicide. yet that does not take a seat correct with Morse, and he embarks on his personal research into the tangled inner most lifetime of a stunning lady, all of the whereas feeling his personal regret of what could have been. . . .
"You do not relatively recognize Morse until eventually you might have learn him. . . . audience who've loved British actor John Thaw as Morse within the PBS secret! anthology sequence may still welcome the deeper personality improvement in Dexter's novels."
"A masterful crime author whom few others match."
By Alexander McCall Smith
THE NO. 1 girls’ DETECTIVE company - publication 4
Fans around the globe adore the best-selling No. 1 girls’ Detective organisation sequence and its owner, useful Ramotswe, Botswana’s prime girl detective. during this fascinating sequence, Mma Ramotswe—with support from her unswerving affiliate, Grace Makutsi—navigates her instances and her own lifestyles with knowledge, sturdy humor, and the occasional cup of tea.
Mma beneficial Ramotswe is content material. Her enterprise is definitely confirmed with many chuffed clients, and in her mid-thirties (“the most interesting age to be”) she has a home, followed childrens, an exceptional fiancé. yet, as regularly, there are problems. Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni has now not set the date for his or her marriage. Her capable assistant, Mma Makutsi, wishes a husband. And worse, a rival detective service provider has opened in town—an enterprise that doesn't have the light method of company that Mma Ramotswe’s does. yet, after all, important will deal with these items, as she consistently does, together with her uncanny perception and her stable center.
Lars Kepler, som är en pseudonym för författarparet Alexandra Coelho Ahndoril och Alexander Ahndoril, kom ut med Hypnotisören 2009 på Albert Bonniers Förlag. Boken blev snabbt en succé, den har sålt i över 300 000 exemplar i Sverige och kommer att ges ut i över 30 länder. AB Svensk Filmindustri (SF) filmatiserar Lars Keplers succéroman Hypnotisören. Filmatiseringen av Hypnotisören är en samproduktion mellan SF och Sonet movie och den kommer att produceras av Börje Hansson och Peter Possne.
I ett omklädningsrum på en idrottsplats i Tumba utanför Stockholm hittas en guy brutalt mördad. Sedan återfinns hans fru och dotter lika besinningslöst ihjälhuggna i familjens radhus. Avsikten tycks ha varit att utplåna hela familjen.
Men sonen överlever, svårt skadad, och när kriminalkommissarie Joona Linna förstår att det finns ännu en familjemedlem kvar i livet, en syster, inser han vikten av att hitta henne innan mördaren gör det.
Sonen svävar in och ut ur medvetslöshet, och för att kunna skynda på förhörsprocessen tar Joona Linna kontakt med läkaren Erik Maria Bark och övertalar honom att hypnotisera pojken för att få en bild av händelseförloppet.
Därmed bryter Erik Maria Bark sitt gamla löfte att aldrig mer hypnotisera och en skrämmande kedja av händelser tar obevekligt sin början.
Hypnotisören av Lars Kepler är den första kriminalromanen i en planerad serie. Aldrig tidigare har en svensk roman sålts until utlandet med en sådan framgång redan innan den publicerats i Sverige.
By Emily Brightwell
Arlette Montrose Banfield angered many marriageable girls while she snagged the good-looking Lewis Banfield-but have been they offended sufficient to poison her? Mrs. Jeffries does not brain getting her fingers soiled to discover the greed in the back of her homicide.
By Di Morrissey
The Silent kingdom is an enormous and lovely barren region, a spot which holds secrets and techniques and tales which are not often spoken. television manufacturer Veronica Anderson travels to the Northern Territory to retrace the adventure of an day trip that had set out 50 years prior to movie the outback, yet which mysteriously led to tragedy. Of the crowd, led by way of the eccentric Maxim Topov, few are nonetheless alive and they're reluctant to discuss the interesting occasions. it truly is during the support of neighborhood NT Park Ranger, Jamie McIntosh, that Veronica starts to piece jointly the puzzle and notice the solutions. those solutions holiday the silence and alter her life
By Denise Daisy
Averie Cooke is bribed to sit down in because the fourteenth visitor at an particular ceremonial dinner, to be able to rescue the opposite attendees from undesirable good fortune. yet it’s Averie who wishes rescuing whilst all hell starts to wreck free. Averie Cooke hasn't ever set foot at the previous Faulkner plantation. The macabre background surrounding it really is what retains her away; let alone each person says where is haunted. one hundred fifty years in the past Lunar Wilson used to be hung there. His dead physique dangled within the breeze besides the grey Spanish moss. Later that very same evening, the petite southern belle, Emily Faulkner wrapped a thick rope round her gentle neck and joined her lover within the afterlife. Legend says all hell broke free after that. Unaware that their in simple terms daughter was once placing lifeless up within the cupola, Emily’s mom and dad persevered on with their festivities, gorging themselves on leading rib, and guzzling dear wine. They have been beautiful inebriated by the point the Wilson boys burst contained in the residence slinging their hatchets, vindicating their brother’s homicide. They decapitated James Faulkner, his socialite spouse, Elizabeth and dismembered all 11 dinner visitor. The bloodbath used to be the bloodiest ever recorded. So why does Averie comply with attend a cocktail party within the comparable mansion the place the bloodbath happened? She wishes the money that’s why. yet, she will get even more than a paycheck whilst she and one other mysterious visitor transports again to the yr 1859, precisely one month ahead of the ugly occasion. issues cross from undesirable to worse while she discovers the single long ago house is to prevent the murders. yet can she placed her fears apart lengthy sufficient to alter the earlier and locate lifestyles within the position she fears the main? 13 for Dinner is a web page turning mystery that may have you ever at the fringe of your seat one minute, guffawing out loud the following, and crying if you examine the that means of existence. facing concerns akin to racism, slavery, hatred, and worry you’ll realize the one weapon that has the ability to break all of them is love. .
By Gladys Mitchell
Rediscover Gladys Mitchell - one of many 'Big 3' girl crime fiction writers along Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers. whilst former banana-grower Edris Tidson hears of a potential sighting of a water-naiad he insists that his spouse, her aunt Prissie and Prissie's younger ward Connie, shuttle with him to Winchester looking for the nymph. As tensions upward push among Connie and Edris, Prissie invitations the well known psychoanalyst, and unrivalled detective, Mrs Bradley to affix them and unofficially detect Edris and his becoming obsession. Then younger boys are discovered drowned and hypothesis mounts that the naiad is luring them to her deaths. Can Mrs Bradley resolve the mysteries hidden in the river? Opinionated, unconventional, unafraid...If you love Poirot and omit Marple, you are going to love Mrs Bradley.