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Turbulent Priests

Is she the hot Messiah, or simply a truly naughty lady? Dan Starkey arrives on Wrathlin Island - meteorogically rainy yet alcoholically dry - to enquire the citizens' trust that the Messiah is alive, woman, and approximately to begin college there: it isn't a fee that turns up each day. With spouse Patricia and her child Little Stevie, he reveals himself stuck up in a large number of non secular intolerance, blokes with shooters and illicit consuming in a tiny neighborhood that's titanic on spiritual fervour yet small on hospitality. except the Messiah's mum in fact, who is clung to her sanity. And her lager.

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Shoots to Kill (Flower Shop Mysteries, No. 7)

By Kate Collins

8 years in the past, Abby Knight babysat for an issue youngster named Elizabeth. this day, Elizabeth’s again, with a brand new identify (Libby) and an entire new existence (stolen)—namely, person who already belongs to Abby. Libby’s even attempting to thieve Abby’s boyfriend, Marco. yet imitation rather turns into the sincerest kind of hassle while Abby reveals herself the accused dupe in a weird and wonderful homicide plot.

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After the Funeral: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

By Agatha Christie

Hercule Poirot is named directly to examine the homicide of a brother and sister, during this vintage Agatha Christie secret now on hand in an up-to-date version with a foreword Sophie Hannah.

“He used to be murdered, wasn’t he?”

When Cora Lansquenet is savagely murdered, the extreme comment she had made the day before today at her brother Richard’s funeral all at once takes on a chilling value. on the examining of Richard’s will, Cora used to be essentially heard to assert, “It’s been hushed up very well, hasn’t it. yet he was once murdered, wasn’t he?”

Did Cora’s accusation a dismal fact that sealed her personal destiny? Or are the siblings’ deaths simply tragic coincidences?

Desperate to understand the reality, the Lansquenet’s solicitor turns to Hercule Poirot to resolve the secret. For even after the funeral, dying isn’t complete but . . .

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The Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (Nancy Drew, Book 17)

By Carolyn Keene

From the instant Nancy Drew forums an ocean liner leaving for brand spanking new York, she turns into excited by a brand new and hazardous secret. a guy at the pier gestures to anyone on board in signal language. watch out for NANCY DREW AND NE, he signs. who's NE? Can it's Nelda Detweiler, a tender lady who stocks a cabin with Nancy, Bess, and George? secret and intrigue stick with the women around the ocean; yet together with her ordinary ingenuity Nancy solves the secret and defeats her enemies sooner than the send reaches ny.

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Addiction (Peter Zak Mysteries)

By G. H. Ephron

Amnesia, G.H. Ephron's acclaimed debut, brought forensic neuropsychologist and specialist protection witness Dr. Peter Zak. Returning in habit, Peter is again within the thick of items on the Pearce Psychiatric middle, dealing with sufferers in addition to daily commonplace administrative nightmares on the sanatorium, like budgetary matters, building, and associates' drug trials. after which the worst nightmare of all-the homicide of a colleague.

Such an occasion, if it were not devastating adequate, rekindles Peter's stories of the homicide of his spouse, which left Peter emotionally shattered and remoted; he is only in the near past all started to emerge. yet he cannot retreat this time; he needs to use his services to assist reconstruct this baffling and very own killing.

Peter discovers his pal and previous lover, Pearce psychiatrist Channing Temple, lifeless from a gunshot wound on health facility grounds. Her 16-year-old daughter Olivia is status over the physique, conserving a gun. Did Olivia, who has been abusing Ritalin and different medicines, kill her mom? Peter thinks no longer, yet she is instantly arraigned for homicide, and he has purely weeks to discover the killer prior to Olivia is distributed to criminal. during this demanding and compelling moment installment in a hugely lauded sequence, the proficient writing group often called G.H. Ephron tackles the risks and misconceptions surrounding addiction...and the chaos of murder.

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Flesh Wounds

By Christopher Brookmyre

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The Transvection Machine

By Edward D. Hoch

1983 classic paperback. ideal backbone. vibrant fresh conceal has very mild put on. textual content is ideal. similar day transport firstclass.

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Death in Four Courses: A Key West Food Critic Mystery

By Lucy Burdette

The yearly Key West Loves Literature seminar is drawing the biggest
names in nutrition writing from everywhere in the kingdom, and Haley Snow is
there to capture a couple of clean morsels of insider gossip. Superstar
eating place critic Jonah Barrows has already ruffled a number of foodie
feathers together with his fresh tell-all memoir, and as keynote speaker, he
can provide extra of an analogous jaw-dropping honesty.

but if Hayley discovers Jonah's physique in a close-by dipping pool, the
cocktail hour buzz takes a bitter flip, and Hayley reveals herself at the
middle of attention--especially with the police. Now it really is as much as her to
seize the killer prior to she involves her personal sour end.

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A Monstrous Regiment of Women: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes (A Mary Russell Mystery)

By Laurie R. King

Winner of the Nero Wolfe Award

It is 1921 and Mary Russell--Sherlock Holmes's marvelous apprentice, now an Oxford graduate with a level in theology--is at the verge of buying a large inheritance. self sufficient ultimately, with a keenness for divinity and detective paintings, her such a lot baffling secret could now contain Holmes and the burgeoning of a deeper affection among herself and the retired detective. Russell's attentions flip to the hot Temple of God and its chief, Margery Childe, a charismatic suffragette and a mystic, whose draw at the younger theology pupil is impossible to resist. but if 4 bluestockings from the Temple take place useless presently after altering their wills, may well sins of a capital nature be afoot? Holmes and Russell examine, as their partnership takes a stunning flip in A sizeable Regiment of Women by way of Laurie R. King.

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The Nightingale Before Christmas (Meg Langslow Mysteries)

Murder by no means takes a holiday!

'Tis the season for tree trimming, mistletoe-dangling, and a cut-throat pageant that has everybody in Caerphilly on area. no matter what occurred to the straightforward joys and magical spirits of Christmas? Meg Langslow's personal mom is between these engaging in a holiday-themed layout extravaganza during which each one room in an untenanted convey home is adorned for the general public to view. all of the proceeds visit charity-so why are all of the contestants struggling with enamel and nail to win first prize?
"Intrigue...amusement...Andrews reliably grants. She additionally manages to slide in profundities and sentiments that hot the heart."-New York magazine of Books
that's the query Meg is making an attempt to respond to after Clay Spottiswood, the main haughty and opposed of the designers, turns up useless. With tempers flaring and fears at the upward thrust, can Meg variety in the course of the tinsel-strewn mayhem and remedy a murder...before the killer moves back?

"Andrews does a extraordinary activity tying up the entire free ends right into a monstrous vacation bow!"-The felony Element

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