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Talking God

By Tony Hillerman

Reunited by means of a grave robber and a corpse, Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn is attempting to figure out the identification of a homicide sufferer, whereas Officer Jim Chee is arresting Smithsonian conservator Henry Highhawk for ransacking the sacred bones of his ancestors.

But with every one peeled-back layer, it turns into shockingly transparent that those situations are mysteriously connected—and that others are pursuing Highhawk, with deadly intentions. And the hunt for solutions to a dangerous puzzle is pulling Leaphorn and Chee into the perilous enviornment of superstition, historical rite, and dwelling gods.

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Playback

By Raymond Chandler

Marlowe is employed by way of an influential attorney he is by no means herd of to tail a beautiful redhead, yet comes to a decision he prefers to aid out the redhead. She's been acquitted of her alcoholic husband's homicide, yet her spouse's father prefers to not take the court's notice for it.

"Chandler wrote like a slumming angel and invested the sun-blinded streets of la with a romantic presence:" -- Ross Macdonald

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Usher's Passing

By Robert R. McCammon

Unique ebook: 1984

In this so much gothic of Robert McCammon's novels, environment is vital: the ongoing saga of the Usher kin (descended from the brother of Roderick and Madeline of Edgar Poe's "Fall of the home of Usher") happens within the bizarre and picturesque center of the North Carolina mountains. The haughty, aristocratic Ushers reside in a mansion close to Asheville; the terrible yet artful mountain folks (whose households are only as old) survive Briartop Mountain within sight. At harvest time, whilst the book's motion unfolds, the mountains are a blaze of colour. upload to the aggregate a sinister historical past of mountain little ones disappearing each year, a journalist investigating these disappearances, a monster known as "The Pumpkin Man," moldy books and work in a big outdated library on the Usher property, and a mystery chamber with a wierd machine related to a brass pendulum and tuning forks--and you've bought a just right recipe for atmospheric horror.

Originally released: big apple: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1984.

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Obsessed (Peter Zaks Mysteries)

By G. H. Ephron

Dr. Peter Zak is enthusiastic about discovering the stalker who's terrorizing his new intern Dr. Emily Ryan and units out on a path of escalating violence because it leads him into darkish and lethal locations too with regards to domestic. keen about setting apart a treatment to a deadly mind illness that may suggest foreign popularity and hundreds of thousands of greenbacks, researchers will cease at not anything, holiday each rule, use each deviant act-including mutilation and murder-to in attaining their objective. Bent on destroying the vicious internet of deception, sexual jealousy, and loss of life that threatens Ryan and the lives of his sufferers, Dr. Peter Zak needs to disclose the deviant killer whether he has to possibility his personal lifestyles to do it...

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Crewel Yule (Needlecraft Mystery)

By Monica Ferris

USA Today bestselling Needlecraft secret series--with development included.

Part-time sleuth and full-time proprietor of the needlework store Crewel international, Betsy Devonshire prepares for a chilling vacation season full of mistletoe--and murder.

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Buried Too Deep: An Aurelia Marcella Mystery (Aurelia Marcella Roman Series)

By Jane Finnis

The spring of ninety eight advert is a time of optimism within the turbulent frontier province of Britannia. enterprise is brisk on the mansio (inn) that Aurelia Marcella runs along with her dual brother Lucius at the highway to York.
Then a wagon arrives bearing a neighborhood farmer with a grievous sword wound who's looking therapy with the neighborhood Greek general practitioner. And Lucius seems on the mansio on a venture. while the farmer dies, the twins head for the coast to come the guy to his relatives and to try a shipwreck bearing important respectable shipment. A band of outlawed sea-raiders led by means of a Gaul are suspected of stealing it besides killing the farmer.
It all provides to the feuding that has erupted among the colonists and the natives. The natives declare the newbies are stealing the simplest farmland, whereas the settlers accuse the locals of plotting uprising opposed to Rome. each side are utilizing terrorist strategies: burning, kidnapping, or even homicide. the difficulty escalates and long-buried grudges are revived as counsellors, voters, chiefs, and slaves combine in. yet a sophisticated, own time table is at paintings as well—one or extra of the fighters can have employed the Gauls to orchestrate the violence. The 3rd novel within the Aurelia Marcella series.

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Encyclopedia Brown Lends a Hand

By Donald J. Sobol

Fit Wits With The World's maximum Boy Sleuth an incredible footprint within the tender earth . . . counterfeit funds in a bird's nest . . . a threatening letter . . . an exploding rest room . . . a lacking silver buck . . . and a stolen newspaper clipping that may be useful! those are the one lines left on the scene of ten brain-twisting crimes that Encyclopedia Brown needs to resolve! “I enjoyed Encyclopedia Brown as a kid.”—Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of The short Wondrous lifetime of Oscar Wao

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Deliver us From Evil (Hennessey and Yellich Mysteries)

By Peter Turnbull

The newest Hennessey and Yellich secret - When a woman’s physique is located frozen on a bench one winter’s morning, it feels like an easy case of dying via misadventure. On nearer inspection, although, marks on her neck – and a bit of paper hidden inside of her shoe – element in the direction of foul play. yet as Hennessey and Yellich examine, they realize that the sufferer won't were all she appeared . . .

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Mrs. Jeffries Dusts for Clues (Victorian Mystery)

By Emily Brightwell

A servant lady and a important brooch vanish whilst, and it does not take a genius to place and jointly. The Inspector reveals the brooch on a lifeless woman—but where's the lacking servant? thankfully, Mrs. Jeffries is not one to renounce on a case simply because of some free ends . . .

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Running Scared: A Mystery in Carlsbad Caverns National Park (Mysteries in Our National Park)

By Alane Ferguson

"Jack and Ashley’s look for eight-year-old Sammy has left them hopelessly misplaced in a twisted maze of tunnels deep within Carlsbad Caverns. Bats are in all places, and the echoes in their screeching cries sends a sit back in the course of the trio. the single mild is the candle of their lantern. what is going to ensue whilst it burns out, leaving them in overall darkness?"=

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