Wedding Cake Killer (Fresh-Baked Mysteries, Book 7)

By Livia J. Washburn

Marriage ceremony bells should be ringing in Weatherford, Texas, this Christmas while Phyllis Newsom opens up her domestic for her top friend's marriage ceremony. And even supposing the bride is donning white, not anyone suspects that she'll quickly be donning black...

After the entire planning—and the cake tasting—the special day has arrived. Eve Turner, one in all Phyllis's boarders—and her most sensible friend—is relocating out and getting married to the affable Roy Porter. whereas she's unhappy to determine Eve cross, Phyllis is very happy to host the development in her apartment and to bake the bride and groom a scrumptious three-tiered coconut marriage ceremony cake. even if a storm from snow within the forecast appears like a recipe for catastrophe, the day runs as easily as butter cream.

But the wedding doesn't final gone the honeymoon. whilst Roy's discovered useless at a Weatherford bed-and-breakfast, Eve's the head suspect. Now Phyllis needs to discover who iced Roy earlier than her good friend unearths herself at the back of bars...

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By Livia J. Washburn

Marriage ceremony bells should be ringing in Weatherford, Texas, this Christmas while Phyllis Newsom opens up her domestic for her top friend's marriage ceremony. And even supposing the bride is donning white, not anyone suspects that she'll quickly be donning black...

After the entire planning—and the cake tasting—the special day has arrived. Eve Turner, one in all Phyllis's boarders—and her most sensible friend—is relocating out and getting married to the affable Roy Porter. whereas she's unhappy to determine Eve cross, Phyllis is very happy to host the development in her apartment and to bake the bride and groom a scrumptious three-tiered coconut marriage ceremony cake. even if a storm from snow within the forecast appears like a recipe for catastrophe, the day runs as easily as butter cream.

But the wedding doesn't final gone the honeymoon. whilst Roy's discovered useless at a Weatherford bed-and-breakfast, Eve's the head suspect. Now Phyllis needs to discover who iced Roy earlier than her good friend unearths herself at the back of bars...

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The Long-Legged Fly: A Novel

By James Sallis

As black deepest detective Lew Griffin pursues a doubtless hopeless missing-person case during the steamy French zone of recent Orleans, he realizes that his personal lifestyles has come to resemble these of the folk he's searching for.

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By James Sallis

As black deepest detective Lew Griffin pursues a doubtless hopeless missing-person case during the steamy French zone of recent Orleans, he realizes that his personal lifestyles has come to resemble these of the folk he's searching for.

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The West End Horror: A Posthumous Memoir of John H. Watson, M.D.

By Nicholas Meyer

"As authentically, irresistibly gripping as whatever Conan Doyle ever wrote. . . . do not omit it."—Cosmopolitan

March 1895. London. A month of wierd happenings within the West finish. First there's the unusual 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 found along with her throat slashed. And a police health care provider disappears, taking corpses with him.

the various theater district's most trendy and inventive luminaries were concerned: a penniless degree critic and author named Bernard Shaw; Ellen Terry, the proficient 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 through the identify of Oscar Wilde.

Scotland backyard is mystified by means of what seem to be unrelated situations, yet to Sherlock Holmes the problem is uncomplicated: a maniac is at the free. His identify is Jack.

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By Nicholas Meyer

"As authentically, irresistibly gripping as whatever Conan Doyle ever wrote. . . . do not omit it."—Cosmopolitan

March 1895. London. A month of wierd happenings within the West finish. First there's the unusual 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 found along with her throat slashed. And a police health care provider disappears, taking corpses with him.

the various theater district's most trendy and inventive luminaries were concerned: a penniless degree critic and author named Bernard Shaw; Ellen Terry, the proficient 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 through the identify of Oscar Wilde.

Scotland backyard is mystified by means of what seem to be unrelated situations, yet to Sherlock Holmes the problem is uncomplicated: a maniac is at the free. His identify is Jack.

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Agatha Raisin and the Witch of Wyckhadden (Agatha Raisin Mysteries, No. 9)

By M. C. Beaton

There is not anything extra miserable for a middle-aged lovelorn girl with bald patches on her head than to discover herself in an English beach hotel out of season. Agatha Raisin, her hair falling out after a run-in with a hairdresser-cum-murderess from a prior research, travels to an old style lodge on the way to fix the wear clear of the friends in her all-too-cozy Cotswolds village. unsatisfied concerning the sluggish effects and brought on through the aged citizens of the inn, she consults the neighborhood witch for aid. Agatha purchases a hair tonic (and a love potion, simply in case!) and is quickly sprouting hairs and shooting the partiality of the village police inspector. however the quiet city is surprised by way of the homicide of the witch. Which one of many graying visitors is in a position to this sort of brutal crime? The brassy but endearing Agatha will not cease till she reveals the culprit--and, in fact, a bit love, too.

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By M. C. Beaton

There is not anything extra miserable for a middle-aged lovelorn girl with bald patches on her head than to discover herself in an English beach hotel out of season. Agatha Raisin, her hair falling out after a run-in with a hairdresser-cum-murderess from a prior research, travels to an old style lodge on the way to fix the wear clear of the friends in her all-too-cozy Cotswolds village. unsatisfied concerning the sluggish effects and brought on through the aged citizens of the inn, she consults the neighborhood witch for aid. Agatha purchases a hair tonic (and a love potion, simply in case!) and is quickly sprouting hairs and shooting the partiality of the village police inspector. however the quiet city is surprised by way of the homicide of the witch. Which one of many graying visitors is in a position to this sort of brutal crime? The brassy but endearing Agatha will not cease till she reveals the culprit--and, in fact, a bit love, too.

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Marbeck and the Double Dealer (A Martin Marbeck Mystery)

By John Pilkington

1600: a brand new century dawns. warfare with Spain has dragged on for fifteen years, the clash in eire for 6. Unease stalks England within the death years of Elizabeth I’s reign, and Elizabethan intelligencer Martin Marbeck is bored. Then a message from his spymaster, Sir Robert Cecil arrives: the life of a secret agent has been came across, code-named Morera, and Marbeck needs to discover the genuine id of this traitor quick, sooner than rumours of the younger King Philip III forming a brand new Armada turn out themselves to be real.

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By John Pilkington

1600: a brand new century dawns. warfare with Spain has dragged on for fifteen years, the clash in eire for 6. Unease stalks England within the death years of Elizabeth I’s reign, and Elizabethan intelligencer Martin Marbeck is bored. Then a message from his spymaster, Sir Robert Cecil arrives: the life of a secret agent has been came across, code-named Morera, and Marbeck needs to discover the genuine id of this traitor quick, sooner than rumours of the younger King Philip III forming a brand new Armada turn out themselves to be real.

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Blood Rain: An Aurelio Zen Mystery

By Michael Dibdin

Aurelio Zen—cynical and hard, but worn down from years of legislations enforcement—has simply been given the worst project he may perhaps think. He has been despatched to the guts of adverse territory: Sicily, the traditional, attractive island the place blood has been recognized to stream like wine, and the excellence among the police and the criminals is a great one. Even worse, he has been despatched to undercover agent at the elite anti-Mafia squad.The basically factor that makes the activity palatable—and takes his brain off regimen information just like the rotting physique present in a distant educate car—is that Zen's followed daughter, Carla, is additionally on the town. yet existence turns into precarious for Carla while she stumbles upon a few info she'd be at an advantage now not realizing and befriends an area Justice of the Peace at the Mafia's so much sought after record. What ensues is a breakneck plot of wonderful complexity that culminates in a gorgeous finale. Blood Rain, emotionally gripping and defiantly unique, is definitely one among Dibdin's best works.

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By Michael Dibdin

Aurelio Zen—cynical and hard, but worn down from years of legislations enforcement—has simply been given the worst project he may perhaps think. He has been despatched to the guts of adverse territory: Sicily, the traditional, attractive island the place blood has been recognized to stream like wine, and the excellence among the police and the criminals is a great one. Even worse, he has been despatched to undercover agent at the elite anti-Mafia squad.The basically factor that makes the activity palatable—and takes his brain off regimen information just like the rotting physique present in a distant educate car—is that Zen's followed daughter, Carla, is additionally on the town. yet existence turns into precarious for Carla while she stumbles upon a few info she'd be at an advantage now not realizing and befriends an area Justice of the Peace at the Mafia's so much sought after record. What ensues is a breakneck plot of wonderful complexity that culminates in a gorgeous finale. Blood Rain, emotionally gripping and defiantly unique, is definitely one among Dibdin's best works.

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The God of the Hive: A novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

By Laurie R. King

Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, have stirred the wrath of a murderous mystery association bent on infiltrating the govt.. Now they're separated and at the run, sought after by means of the police, and pursued around the Continent via a ruthless enemy with unlimited assets and strong connections.

Unstoppable jointly, Russell and Holmes should live to tell the tale this time aside, preserving touch in basic terms via coded messages and cryptic notes. yet has the couple made a deadly mistake via isolating, making themselves more straightforward objectives for the shadowy govt brokers despatched to silence them?

A hermit with a mysterious prior and a gorgeous younger girl health practitioner with a mystery, a cruelly scarred flyer and an obsessed guy of the material: each person Russell and Holmes meet may both velocity their secure reunion or betray them to their enemies—in the main advanced, stunning, and deeply own case in their career.

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By Laurie R. King

Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, have stirred the wrath of a murderous mystery association bent on infiltrating the govt.. Now they're separated and at the run, sought after by means of the police, and pursued around the Continent via a ruthless enemy with unlimited assets and strong connections.

Unstoppable jointly, Russell and Holmes should live to tell the tale this time aside, preserving touch in basic terms via coded messages and cryptic notes. yet has the couple made a deadly mistake via isolating, making themselves more straightforward objectives for the shadowy govt brokers despatched to silence them?

A hermit with a mysterious prior and a gorgeous younger girl health practitioner with a mystery, a cruelly scarred flyer and an obsessed guy of the material: each person Russell and Holmes meet may both velocity their secure reunion or betray them to their enemies—in the main advanced, stunning, and deeply own case in their career.

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Royal Flush (A Royal Spyness Mystery)

By Rhys Bowen

1930's London: negative girl Georgiana-thirty-fourth in line to the throne- has been despatched domestic as a result of a bit scandal. Now she needs to preserve the solely flawed Mrs. Simpson from seducing the Prince of Wales-and aid Scotland backyard through fighting a person from capturing the Prince of Wales rather than quails.

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By Rhys Bowen

1930's London: negative girl Georgiana-thirty-fourth in line to the throne- has been despatched domestic as a result of a bit scandal. Now she needs to preserve the solely flawed Mrs. Simpson from seducing the Prince of Wales-and aid Scotland backyard through fighting a person from capturing the Prince of Wales rather than quails.

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House of Shadows

By Nicola Cornick

Torn among centuries…and men.

The nice Charleston Earthquake catapults Penrose Heatherton from the Eighties into the current day. although she’s nonetheless living in Arundell Manor, it’s a really varied world...with a distinct guy inhabiting the ancestral property. And this Carrick Arundell is each piece as brooding and exciting as his ancestor—her former lover—had been.

Scared past cause by means of the hot truth and the bright guy who now lives there, Penrose hides within the mansion’s mystery tunnels. till Carrick unearths her, and shortly they become aware of an enormous ardour. yet their days are numbered. whilst unusual issues commence taking place, Penrose realises she needs to return to her personal period. For if she can’t shut a loophole in time, the guy she’s come to like won't ever exist...

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By Nicola Cornick

Torn among centuries…and men.

The nice Charleston Earthquake catapults Penrose Heatherton from the Eighties into the current day. although she’s nonetheless living in Arundell Manor, it’s a really varied world...with a distinct guy inhabiting the ancestral property. And this Carrick Arundell is each piece as brooding and exciting as his ancestor—her former lover—had been.

Scared past cause by means of the hot truth and the bright guy who now lives there, Penrose hides within the mansion’s mystery tunnels. till Carrick unearths her, and shortly they become aware of an enormous ardour. yet their days are numbered. whilst unusual issues commence taking place, Penrose realises she needs to return to her personal period. For if she can’t shut a loophole in time, the guy she’s come to like won't ever exist...

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Agatha Raisin and the Love from Hell (Agatha Raisin Mysteries, No. 11)

By M. C. Beaton

Recently married to James Lacey, the witty and fractious Agatha Raisin quick reveals that marriage, and love, are usually not all they're cracked as much as be. instead of basking in marital bliss, the newlyweds live in separate cottages and accusing one another of infidelity. After a very raucous struggle within the neighborhood pub, James without warning vanishes-a bloodstain the one clue to his fate-and Agatha is the leading suspect.

Determined to transparent her identify and locate her husband, Agatha starts off her research. yet her sleuthing is thwarted whilst James's suspected mistress, Melissa, is located murdered. Joined via her previous buddy Sir Charles, Agatha digs into Melissa's earlier and uncovers ex-husbands, an indignant sister, and doubtful kin with bikers. Are Melissa's loss of life and James's disappearance hooked up? Will Agatha reunite together with her husband or will she locate herself on my own once more?

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By M. C. Beaton

Recently married to James Lacey, the witty and fractious Agatha Raisin quick reveals that marriage, and love, are usually not all they're cracked as much as be. instead of basking in marital bliss, the newlyweds live in separate cottages and accusing one another of infidelity. After a very raucous struggle within the neighborhood pub, James without warning vanishes-a bloodstain the one clue to his fate-and Agatha is the leading suspect.

Determined to transparent her identify and locate her husband, Agatha starts off her research. yet her sleuthing is thwarted whilst James's suspected mistress, Melissa, is located murdered. Joined via her previous buddy Sir Charles, Agatha digs into Melissa's earlier and uncovers ex-husbands, an indignant sister, and doubtful kin with bikers. Are Melissa's loss of life and James's disappearance hooked up? Will Agatha reunite together with her husband or will she locate herself on my own once more?

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