Mystery in Mayan Mexico (Eddie Red Undercover, Book 2)

By Marcia Wells

Now that he has turn into the NYPD's youngest crime-solving hero, Eddie purple and his ally Jonah are able to chill out on a kin holiday to Mexico. but if Eddie's father is falsely accused of stealing, what they locate is one other advanced secret. Can Eddie – together with his creative expertise and photographic reminiscence – and Jonah discover clues and seize the genuine criminal in time? "Fast-paced, humorous, and a yes pleaser for Cam Jansen Grads" (Kirkus), the Eddie pink sequence stars a hero worthy rooting for.

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Caveat Emptor: A Novel of the Roman Empire (Novels of the Roman Empire)

By Ruth Downie

In her fourth novel, Ruth Downie brings to lifestyles the corruption and treachery of Roman-occupied Britain, because it closes in on her winsome major guy. Gaius Petreius Ruso and his new spouse Tilla have moved to town of Verulamium, the place a tax guy named Julius Asper has long gone lacking, in addition to some huge cash. because the research deepens, and regardless of our hero's top efforts to get himself fired, he and his bride locate themselves trapped on the middle of an more and more treacherous conspiracy related to robbery, forgery, buried treasure, and the legacy of Boudica, the insurgent queen.

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The Trouble with Chickens: A J.J. Tully Mystery (J. J. Tully Mysteries)

By Doreen Cronin, Kevin Cornell

J.J. Tully is a former search-and-rescue puppy who's attempting to get pleasure from his retirement after years of appearing bold missions saving lives. So he’s now not extraordinarily inspired while chicks named dust and Sugar (who seem like popcorn on legs) and their chook mother appear not easy his aid to discover their lacking siblings. pushed by means of the promise of a cheeseburger, J.J. starts off to trace down clues. Is Vince the Funnel hiding whatever? Are there darkish forces at work—or is J.J. no longer smelling the proof that’s correct in entrance of him?

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Anil's Ghost: A Novel

By Michael Ondaatje

Along with his first novel because the the world over acclaimed The English Patient, Booker Prize—winning writer Michael Ondaatje supplies us a piece showing the entire richness of images and language and the piercing emotional fact that we've got come to grasp because the hallmarks of his writing.

Anil’s Ghost transports us to Sri Lanka, a rustic steeped in centuries of culture, now pressured into the overdue 20th century by way of the ravages of civil conflict. Into this maelstrom steps Anil Tissera, a tender lady born in Sri Lanka, informed in England and the United States, who returns to her place of birth as a forensic anthropologist despatched via a world human rights team to find the resource of the equipped campaigns of homicide engulfing the island. What follows is a narrative approximately love, approximately kinfolk, approximately identification, in regards to the unknown enemy, concerning the quest to release the hidden past–a tale propelled through a riveting secret. Unfolding opposed to the deeply evocative historical past of Sri Lanka’s panorama and old civilization, Anil’s Ghost is a literary spellbinder–Michael Ondaatje’s strongest novel but.

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Mrs. Jeffries and the Missing Alibi (Victorian Mystery)

By Emily Brightwell

Meet the inspector and Mrs. Jeffries--in a pleasant secret sequence set in Victorian England--and that includes the main captivating characters ever to crack a case.

whilst Inspector Witherspoon turns into the most suspect in a homicide case, Scotland backyard refuses to allow him examine. yet no-one acknowledged something approximately Mrs. Jeffries and her polished detection skills.. proving that at the back of each nice guy there is a girl - and crime-solver's paintings is rarely done!

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Dead Lagoon: An Aurelio Zen Mystery

By Michael Dibdin

One of the rising iteration of crime writers, none is as fashionable and clever as Michael Dibdin, who, in Dead Lagoon, provides us a deliciously creepy new novel that includes the urbane and skeptical Aurelio Zen, a detective whose unenviable job it truly is to strive against crime in a rustic the place brand new superiors can be tomorrow's defendants.Zen returns to his local Venice. he's trying to find the ghostly tormentors of a half-demented contessa and a vanished American millionaire whose relations is paying Zen lower than the desk to figure out his whereabouts-dead or alive. yet he retains stumbling over corpses which are distressingly concrete: from the crooked cop discovered drowned in a single of the city's noisome "black wells" to a brand-new skeleton that surfaces at the Isle of the lifeless. the result's a secret wealthy in personality and deduction, and very trained concerning the background, politics, and manners of its Venetian atmosphere.

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The Listerdale Mystery (Agatha Christie Collection)

By Agatha Christie

A range of mysteries, a few light-hearted, a few romantic, a few very deadly...Twelve tantalizing cases...the curious disappearance of Lord Listerdale; a newlywed's worry of her ex-fiance; an odd come upon on a educate; a household homicide research; a wild man's unexpected character switch; a retired inspector's hunt for a murderess; a tender woman's impersonation of a duchess; a necklace hidden in a basket of cherries; a secret writer's arrest for homicide; an extraordinary marriage inspiration; a soprano's hatred for a baritone; the case of the rajah's emerald. All have something in universal: the skilful hand of Agatha Christie.

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Trader of Secrets: A Paul Madriani Novel (Paul Madriani Novels)

By Steve Martini

“Steve Martini ranks one of the best authors of criminal thrillers.”
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“You like Law & Order? or perhaps a John Grisham novel? good, Steve Martini is among the better of the simplest by way of crime thrillers.”
Asbury Park Press

The explanation why Steve Martini is among the hottest mystery writers round are abundantly transparent in Trader of Secrets: an creative plot, nice characters, gripping storytelling that mixes the criminal services of John Lescroart, Brad Meltzer, and Scott Turow with the heart-pounding political intrigue of Vince Flynn and Brad Thor. big name crime novelist Linda Fairstein says, “Take it from a prosecutor—Steve Martini has created essentially the most charismatic safety legal professionals in mystery fiction,” bearing on Martini’s fearless but very human sequence protagonist, safeguard lawyer Paul Madriani. In Trader of Secrets the crusading attorney is at the path of harmful criminals who're attempting to scouse borrow cutting-edge guns technology…with not anything lower than the way forward for the USA at stake.

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Parker Pyne Investigates: A Parker Pyne Collection

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth leave out Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and confusing puzzles to William Morrow Paperbacks. Christie once more demonstrates her mastery of the fast shape secret with Parker Pyne Investigates—short tales of crime and detection that includes Parker Pyne, one of the main unconventional deepest investigators ever to pursue a sizzling lead.

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