Last to Know: A Novel

By Elizabeth Adler

From New York instances bestselling writer Elizabeth Adler comes a heart-pounding mystery that would hold you guessing until eventually the final web page…
Evening Lake is an idyllic Massachusetts getaway with a close-knit group of long-time households. Detective Harry Jordan sees his lake domestic as a respite from fixing crimes at the Boston streets―until his paintings catches up with him. One evening, Harry is out for a stroll whilst the Havnel apartment bursts into flames. As beginners who've consistently stored to themselves, Lacey Havnel and her daughter, Bea, are not anything like their well-heeled neighbors―and now it truly is as much as Harry to stick to each lead and dig up each prior secret…right all the way down to the plain knife wound that's chanced on on Lacey's corpse. To complicate issues, a tender neighbor includes a weighty mystery approximately who he observed rowing at the lake that evening. not anything is what it sort of feels during this peaceable holiday city, and no-one is aware who they could belief because the demise toll rises. Can Harry positioned a cease to a serial killer who's poised to strike back? by way of homicide, the sufferer is often the final to understand. And time is working out…

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Somewhere in the House (Henry Gamadge Mysteries, Book 10)

By Elizabeth Daly

The Clayborn extended family has been ready 25 years to divvy up Grandmama's fortune, locked up via her will, and to open a small room within the Clayborn mansion. day after today The Room is to be opened, and the Clayborns can't wait to get their hands at the previous lady's reportedly useful button assortment. Harriet Clayborn, who doesn't particularly belief her kinfolk, asks Henry Gammadge to witness the hole of The Room, to ensure there's no humorous company. Gammadge consents, and it's an outstanding factor this masterful sleuth is to be had: the Room has been hiding whatever grislier than buttons.

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Girl With A Past: A Novel

By Sherri Leigh James

UC Berkeley within the 1960's can be a murderous position for a Cal co-ed. Lexi Johnson concept tear fuel was once all she needed to worry at the day she used to be murdered. In 2008, college of California scholar Alexandra Nichols' curiosity in Lexi's homicide stirs up difficulty that forces her to unravel the forty-year-old murder as a way to defend her family members. Transcendental twists in her harmful hunt for the serial killer finds secrets and techniques and that she is the woman With A previous. a number of shootings and her mother's kidnapping have Alexandra racing to discover the people threatening her and her relations. whilst Alexandra is shot at on campus, she realizes she may well understand extra in regards to the previous serial shootings than somebody may suspect. a few clues are present in the hippie period, particularly the 1967 summer season of affection in San Francisco. Armed together with her new realizing of the case, Alexandra and her brother, Steven, seek from Marin to Tahoe for who desires to kill Alexandra––and why? Their questions, and tricks that they comprehend extra that they need to, make their mom and dad' outdated university acquaintances, now pillars of the group, anxious that their secrets and techniques might be printed. not just may their winning lives be ruined––they will be ended.

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The Girl Who Fell from the Sky

By Heidi W. Durrow

Rachel, the daughter of a Danish mom and a black G.I., turns into the only real survivor of a kin tragedy after a fateful morning on their Chicago rooftop.

pressured to maneuver to a brand new urban, along with her strict African American grandmother as her mother or father, Rachel is thrust for the 1st time right into a more often than not black neighborhood, the place her mild brown dermis, blue eyes, and wonder deliver a continuing circulate of awareness her approach. It’s there, as she grows up and attempts to swallow her grief, that she involves know how the secret and tragedy of her mom could be attached to her personal doubtful id.

This searing and heartwrenching portrait of a tender biracial lady facing society’s principles of race and sophistication is the winner of the Bellwether Prize for most sensible fiction manuscript addressing problems with social justice.

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The Moving Target

Like many Southern California millionaires, Ralph Sampson retains peculiar corporation. there is the sun-worshipping holy guy whom Sampson as soon as gave his own mountain; the fading actress with sidelines in astrology and S&M. Now one in all Sampson's neighbors could have prepared his kidnapping.

As Lew Archer follows the clues from the canyon sanctuaries of the megarich to jazz joints the place you get crushed up among units, The relocating Target blends intercourse, greed, and kinfolk hatred into an explosively readable crime novel.

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The Suspense Is Killing Me

By Thomas Gifford

A journalist searches for the genuine tale of his glamorous sibling’s death

When rock megastar J. C. Tripper died, purely his brother Lee was once through his part, and within the many years in view that, Lee has been deviled by way of questions of what rather occurred that evening in Tangier. He thinks he is familiar with the reality, yet his recollection of that ultimate drug-soaked bender is ready to be referred to as into question.

An outdated acquaintance mails Lee a Nazi pistol and 4 Polaroid images of a lifeless body—an invitation to reopen a long-cold homicide research. Lee then reconnects with Sam Innis, onetime ally to the brothers Tripper, who urges him to trace down J.C.’s former bandmates and tune contacts. That evening, Lee’s female friend, a bestselling conspiracy theorist, is tortured to demise in her bathtub. As his brother comes again to hang-out him, Lee needs to resolve the secret of J.C.’s final days, or chance becoming a member of him in the back of the velvet rope on the nice after-party within the sky.

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Agatha Raisin and the Fairies of Fryfam (Agatha Raisin Mysteries, No. 10)

By M. C. Beaton

When a fortune teller from a prior case informs Agatha Raisin that her destiny-and actual love-lies in Norfolk, she speedily rents a cottage within the old fashioned village of Fryfam. No faster does she arrive than unusual issues begin taking place. Random items move lacking from people's houses and extraordinary little lighting are visible dancing within the villagers' gardens and yards. tales quickly start circulating in regards to the presence of fairies.

But whilst a widespread village resident is located murdered, and a few suspicion falls on her and her pal Sir Charles Fraith, Agatha makes a decision she's had sufficient of this fairy nonsense and steps up her sleuthing for a human killer.

The prickly but endearing Agatha may have enthusiasts dangling in suspense: Will she seize her crook-and a husband?

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Martian Knightlife

By James P. Hogan

You might imagine that this inner most eye of the longer term is a saint, buying what he will get, getting what he is paid for, with a bit additional for everyone to head round. Take the case of the scientist who has misplaced his reminiscence and whose checking account has been emptied via a person answering his personal description.

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