Category: Murder

Download E-books The Shark Net: Memories and Murder PDF

By Robert Drewe

Written with an identical lyrical depth and spellbinding prose that has gained Robert Drewe's fiction foreign acclaim, The Shark Net is determined within the Nineteen Fifties in a urban haunted by way of the threat of an elusive serial killer. Drewe's adolescence within the middle-class beach suburb of Perth, Australia-often defined because the such a lot remoted urban within the world-takes a sinister flip whilst a social outcast (who seems to be an worker of Drewe's father) embarks on a five-year homicide spree. This strange memoir brilliantly inspires the confluence of adolescent innocence and sexual awakening whereas a hare-lipped killer who ultimately murders 8 humans, together with one among Drewe's associates, lurks within the shadows.

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Download E-books Prescription for Murder (Murder She Wrote, Book 39) PDF

By Jessica Fletcher

Penguin Putnam
In the latest novel within the united states this present day bestselling sequence, Jessica Fletcher needs to diagnose a killer with a flavor for undesirable medicine…

When her most modern ebook journey brings bestselling writer Jessica Fletcher to Tampa, Florida, she’s extremely joyful to benefit that her go back and forth plans overlap with these of her friend, Cabot Cove’s personal Dr. Seth Hazlitt.

Seth is on the town traveling Alvaro Vasquez, a popular doctor he befriended whereas engaging in a study application in Havana. Vasquez, who has defected from Cuba to Tampa, is constructing a possibly groundbreaking remedy for Alzheimer’s sickness. If he’s profitable, his American backers stand to make thousands. yet there's a transforming into worry that the drug may perhaps fall into the arms of a robust pharmaceutical corporation.

Jessica attends a celebration at Vasquez’s lavish domestic, however the get together ends without notice whilst site visitors witness Vasquez likely struck by way of lightning. Jessica and Seth do a little digging into the physician’s checkered prior and research that his dying used to be no coincidence. As they interact to discover a healing for the typical killer, they turn into enmeshed in overseas intrigue related to the neighborhood police, the FBI, the CIA—and start to ponder whether they’ll ever see Cabot Cove back.

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Download E-books I Am Half-Sick of Shadows (Flavia de Luce Mystery, Book 4) PDF

By Alan Bradley

“Every Flavia de Luce novel is a cause to celebrate.”—USA Today
ALAN BRADLEY, writer OF the main AWARD-WINNING sequence DEBUT OF ANY 12 months, RETURNS WITH one other impossible to resist FLAVIA DE LUCE NOVEL.
“[Alan] Bradley has created the most unique, captivating, devilishly artistic and hilarious detectives of any age or any time.”—Bookreporter
It’s Christmastime, and Flavia de Luce—an eleven-year-old sleuth with a keenness for chemistry—is tucked away in her laboratory, whipping up a concoction to ensnare Saint Nick. yet she is quickly distracted whilst a movie staff arrives at Buckshaw, the de Luces’ decaying English property, to shoot a film starring the famed Phyllis Wyvern. Amid a raging snowfall, the full village of Bishop’s Lacey gathers at Buckshaw to monitor Wyvern practice, but no one is ready for the evening’s stunning end: a physique discovered strangled to loss of life with a size of movie. yet who one of the assembled site visitors could degree one of these chilling scene? because the hurricane worsens and the checklist of suspects grows, Flavia needs to ferret out a killer hidden in simple sight.
“[Flavia is] the main intrepid and captivating adolescent chemist/detective/busybody in all of rural, post–World struggle II England.”—The Seattle Times
“Quirky and pleasant . . . Flavia is a vintage literary personality who manages to attract either old and young readers equally.”—Wichita Falls Times checklist News
“Bradley’s plot twists and turns delightfully.”—Fort worthy Star-Telegram
NAMED the most effective MYSTERIES OF THE 12 months BY THE SEATTLE TIMES

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Download E-books A Red Herring Without Mustard: A Flavia de Luce Novel PDF

By Alan Bradley


Alan Bradley, writer of the main award-winning sequence debut of any 12 months, returns with one other impossible to resist Flavia de Luce novel
In the hamlet of Bishop’s Lacey, the insidiously smart and unflappable eleven-year-old sleuth Flavia de Luce had requested a Gypsy lady to inform her fortune—never looking forward to to later stumble around the bad soul, bludgeoned nearly to loss of life within the wee hours in her personal caravan. was once this an act of retribution via these confident that the soothsayer kidnapped an area baby years in the past? definitely Flavia knows the bliss of settling ratings; revenge is a pleasant hobby whilst one has odious older sisters. yet how might this crime be attached to the lacking child? because the crimson herrings pile up, Flavia needs to type via clues fishy and foul to untangle darkish deeds and hazardous secrets.

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Download E-books A Mysterious Affair of Style (Evadne Mount, Book 2) PDF

By Gilbert Adair

London 1946. An actress is murdered, not only on digicam yet in complete view of a crowded movie set. simply six humans had a chance to manage the poison but no longer one in all them had a possible intent. As Evadne Mount, bestselling crime novelist, discovers, notwithstanding, all six did have a cause for committing one other, previous, nonetheless unsolved homicide but, on that celebration, now not one in all them had the opportunity...

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Download E-books A Great Day for the Deadly (Gregor Demarkian Mystery, Book 5) PDF

By Jane Haddam

Wintry weather is thawing, yet in a small-town convent there lurks an ice-cold killer

Her adolescence neighbors sought after careers, yet Brigit Ann Reilly spent her early life expecting her wedding—her marriage ceremony to God. while she eventually will get to don the behavior, her new order sends her to Maryville, the place a former sister is poised to turn into Rome’s first Irish-American saint. Brigit has no time to fret approximately Vatican politics. She’s approximately to turn into a martyr herself.

Brigit is located useless within the basement of her neighborhood library, her corpse swarming with ten toxic water moccasins. while ex-FBI investigator Gregor Demarkian hears of her dying, he's wondered through issues: Water moccasins are usually not local to upstate big apple, and Brigit died of hemlock poisoning, no longer the snakes’ venom. As Maryville whips itself right into a pious frenzy looking for proof for its homeland hero’s sainthood, Demarkian will test his personal miracle by means of discovering justice for the murdered younger nun.

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Download E-books Maigret and Monsieur Charles PDF

By Georges Simenon

One of many world’s such a lot winning crime writers, Georges Simenon has delighted secret enthusiasts worldwide in view that 1931 together with his matchless production Inspector Maigret.
A exceptional writer and his exceptional personality Georges Simenon was once by way of many criteria the main profitable writer of the 20 th century, and the nature he created, Inspector Jules Maigret, who made him wealthy and well-known, ranks simply after Sherlock Holmes because the world's most sensible recognized fictional detective. there's not anything general concerning the lifetime of Georges Simenon, and he and his works were the topic of innumerable books and articles. The Maigret tales are in contrast to the other detective tales — the crime and the main points of unraveling it are usually much less primary to our curiosity than Maigret's trip in the course of the discovery of the solid of characters... in the direction of an realizing of guy. Simenon stated he was once passionate about a look for the "naked man" — guy with out his cultural protecting shade, and he his quest as a lot within the Maigrets as in his "hard" novels.
Although so much of Simenon's paintings comes in English, it used to be initially written in French. Simenon used to be born and raised in Belgium, and whereas Paris used to be "the city" for him, the house of Maigret, he was once 'an international,' a global vacationer who moved usually and lived for a few years in France, the us, and Switzerland.
Because he wrote in French, and for the main half lived in French-speaking international locations, lots of the books and journal articles approximately him have been written in French besides. not like his personal books although, a lot of those have by no means been on hand in translation. simply because Simenon lived to be approximately ninety, and left a legacy of enormous quantities of books — from which greater than 50 movies were made, besides thousands of tv episodes — there's a lot to gather, to ascertain, to reveal and talk about. (

Maigret and Monsieur Charles was once the final Maigret novel to be written and released (1972). Simenon introduced his retirement the next yr. during this novel, Maigret explores the area of nightclubs and unsatisfied marriages. Simenon paints a startlingly transparent photograph of a bitterly unsatisfied lady who fails to get what she wishes from her marriage. It isn't a sympathetic portrait, accurately, and the shortcoming of sympathy might be troubling. nonetheless, very acute. If the 1st Maigret books have been frequently extra of an exploration of position and tradition, this could be visible as an exploration of personality. important finisher to the sequence. (Amazon)

Mme Nathalie Sabin-Levesque seems to be in M's place of work and experiences that her husband, Gérard Sabin-Levesque, the well known legal professional, has been lacking for a month. He'd frequently long gone off for as much as per week at a time together with his transitority girlfriends, yet in these situations he'd continuously known as his place of work. M starts to enquire the nightclubs Sabin-Levesque had long gone to and learns that he was once recognized as M. Charles. Nathalie Sabin-Levesque is an alcoholic, and shortly turns into uncooperative. The final time Gérard Sabin-Levesque have been visible was once Feb. 18. no longer too lengthy afterwards, his physique is located within the Seine, the place it have been for roughly a month.
M searches the lawyer's table, reveals a photograph of Nathalie with the identify Trika at the again, and learns that she have been a hostess at Chez Mademoiselle, the place she'd met "M. Charles" and married him a month later. M unearths out that she had sneaked out of her house... quickly the auto Sabin-Levesque was once murdered in is located in Puteaux, and Nathalie makes an attempt suicide. tomorrow the physique of Joe Fazio is located shot. M is going to confront Nathalie. Fazio were her lover, and had demanded extra money. She may possibly rarely be mindful why they'd determined to kill her husband. She'd most likely spend her felony time within the infirmary... (

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Download E-books Maigret and the Killer PDF

By Georges Simenon

While the son of a prosperous fragrance producer is stabbed to loss of life, his mom and dad disclose to Maigret that he used to be a loner who wandered Paris taping people's conversations. between his recordings is that of a bunch of individuals conspiring to drag off an paintings robbery, certainly one of them a sailor recognized to pack a Swedish switchblade. As police interrogate the crowd and a high-powered legal professional prepares an complex safety, Maigret steps again and patiently waits for the genuine killer to bare himself. additionally comprises "Maigret units a seize" and "Maigret's Christmas". September book date. 2 cassettes.

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