By Rhys Bowen
Award-winning writer Rhys Bowen marries captivating storytelling with an edge-of-your-seat secret set in early twentieth-century big apple urban in BLESS THE BRIDE
With Molly Murphy's marriage ceremony to NYPD Captain Daniel Sullivan quick drawing close, the Irish P.I. heads to the Westchester County nation-state, the place Daniel's mom can assistance her on a bride's right position. unusually, Molly appears to be like agreeing together with her destiny mother-in-law's suggestion. Molly gives you to go away her detective paintings at the back of and quiet down after turning into Daniel's wife...but she isn't really married but. So while she will get note of a potential case, Molly sneaks again into the town to squeeze in a bit extra sleuthing prior to the marriage bells can ring.
A prosperous chinese language immigrant desires Molly to discover his lacking bride. Molly has a droop that his meant has run off. yet the place may possibly she have gone--and the place may she be? the one chinese language girls of the period are saved less than residence arrest, and Molly can not help yet wonder if she's saving the bride-to-be from the streets...or supporting to fasten her away for good.
By Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya
A wonderful U.S. debut―a literary secret set within the fabled urban sq. of Marrakesh.
every year, the storyteller, Hassan, gathers listeners to town sq. to proportion their memories of a tender, international couple who mysteriously disappeared years prior. As numerous witnesses describe their encounters with the couple―their stories overlapping, confirming, and contradicting each one other―Hassan hopes to mild upon info that might clarify what occurred to them, and to absolve his personal brother, who's in criminal for his or her disappearance.
As tales circle an elusive fact, the couple takes on an air as enigmatic as their destiny. yet is that this annual storytelling ritual a real try to discover the reality, or is it meant in its place to weave an ambiguous mythology round a crime?
the 1st in an bold cycle of novels set within the Islamic international, The Storyteller of Marrakesh is a chic exploration of the character of truth and our transferring perceptions of fact.
By P. D. James
In their six years of marriage, Elizabeth and Darcy have cast a calm, chuffed existence for his or her relatives at Pemberley, Darcy’s notable property. Her father is a customary customer; her sister Jane and her husband, Bingley, stay close by; the wedding clients 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 proprietors and servants alike may well by no means be the same.
By Nicholas Meyer
"As authentically, irresistibly gripping as something Conan Doyle ever wrote. . . . do not omit it."—Cosmopolitan
March 1895. London. A month of odd happenings within the West finish. First there's the weird homicide of theater critic Jonathan McCarthy. Then the lawsuit opposed to the Marquess of Queensberry for libel; the general public is scandalized. subsequent, the ingenue on the Savoy is came upon along with her throat slashed. And a police doctor disappears, taking corpses with him.
many of the theater district's most trendy and inventive luminaries were concerned: a penniless level critic and author named Bernard Shaw; Ellen Terry, the talented and gorgeous actress; a suspicious field workplace clerk named Bram Stoker; an getting older matinee idol, Henry Irving; an unscrupulous writer calling himself Frank Harris; and a arguable wit by means of the identify of Oscar Wilde.
Scotland backyard is mystified through what seem to be unrelated situations, yet to Sherlock Holmes the problem is ordinary: a maniac is at the unfastened. His identify is Jack.
By George Mann
A tender guy named Peter Maugram looks on the entrance door of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson's Baker highway accommodations. Maugram's uncle is useless and his will has disappeared, leaving the fellow afraid that he'll be left penniless. Holmes and Watson quickly locate themselves digging deep into the murky previous of this complicated family.
A brand-new Sherlock Holmes novel from the acclaimed writer of the Newbury & Hobbes sequence.
By Eoin McNamee
1949. Lance Curran is decided to prosecute a tender guy for a brutal homicide, within the 'Robert the Painter' case, one that threatens to rip society aside. within the searing July warmth, corruption and justice vie as Harry Ferguson, pass judgement on Curran's fixer, contemplates the souls of fellows adrift, and his personal fall from grace with the attractive and wilful Patricia. inside of 3 years, Curran could be a pass judgement on, his nineteen 12 months previous daughter lifeless, by the hands of a nonetheless unknown assassin, and his spouse Doris condemned to an asylum for the remainder of her days.
In Blue Is the Night, it's Doris who ultimately emerges from the fog of deceit and blame to solid new gentle into the homicide of her daughter - as McNamee once more explores and dramatizes a infamous and nefarious case.
By Jessica Beck
While leader Martin’s brother, Chester, is murdered at the day he's alleged to retire, Suzanne’s boyfriend, nation police inspector Jake Bishop, steps in to take over the case. That doesn’t hold Suzanne and style from digging into the homicide in addition, notwithstanding, and whilst the 3 detectives and all in their suspects convene at a resort within the mountains, absolutely anything may occur!
By Lawrence Block
There isn't any accolade or significant secret award that has now not already been bestowed upon Lawrence Block. His acclaimed crime novels are asintelligent, provocative, and emotionally advanced as they're nerve-tighteningly extreme. and maybe the main revered of his myriad works are the Matthew Scudder books -- masterworks of suspenseful invention that includes a outstanding protagonist wealthy in sense of right and wrong and personality, with the entire flaws that his humanity includes. this is often the detective novel as excessive art.
A Dance on the SlaughterhouseIn Matt Scudder's brain, cash, strength, and place bring up not anyone above morality and the legislations. Now the ex-cop and unlicensed p.i. has been employed to end up that socialite Richard Thurman orchestrated the brutal homicide of his attractive, pregnant spouse. in the course of Scudder's not easy ingesting years, he left a bit of his soul on each seedy nook of big apple. yet this example is extra wicked and extra most likely devastating than something he skilled whereas floundering within the city depths. simply because this research is prime Scudder on a daunting grand journey of recent York's sex-for-sale underworld -- the place an blameless younger existence is just a commodity to be got and perverted ... after which destroyed.
By Bernard Knight
By Carolyn Keene
Nancy and her good friend Helen stopover at their good friend Emily Willouby on the Lilac resort, which Emily now owns, to aid her plan her marriage ceremony. Emily plans on promoting inherited diamonds which will aid repair up the Lilac resort. even though, Nancy quickly learns that somebody has been impersonating her and making pricey purchases lower than her identify. quickly after, Emily's diamonds are stolen! Can Nancy locate the thieves and get well the lacking diamonds?