Critical Mass

By Steve Martini

Jocelyn "Joss" Cole, a burned-out public defender from L.A., has opted for a quieter existence within the San Juan Islands of Washington kingdom. Joss has no major consumers except a bunch of advertisement fisherman being affected by an odd and severe ailment, a that medical professionals can't diagnose, and which Joss believes has an commercial reason. Then into her workplace comes Dean Belden, a well-heeled customer looking for a legal professional to aid him organize a company within the islands. inside days Belden is subpoenaed to seem sooner than a federal grand jury. below an hour after attesting, and sooner than Joss can notice what occurred within the secrecy of the grand jury room, Belden dies in a fiery explosion of his go with the flow airplane on Seattle's Lake Union. Gideon Van Ry is a nuclear fission professional and a pupil in place of abode on the heart for Nonproliferation stories in Monterey, California. certainly one of his tasks is to replace the Center's database, an intensive catalog directory fissionable fabrics and guns of mass destruction. Gideon is by way of the obvious failure to account for 2 small tactical nuclear units lacking from a garage facility within the former Soviet Union.The guns have been final obvious in packing crates, to be shipped to an American corporation referred to as Belden Electronics. Gideon has been not able to find this enterprise, and now he's left with just one attainable lead, the attorney who integrated the company-Jocelyn Cole. Fraught with rigidity and suspense, Critical Mass is Steve Martini at his electrifying most sensible. it truly is the tale of what can ensue in an international the place inner most hate and public apathy mix to uncork the drowsing yet lethal genie of nuclear terror.

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By Steve Martini

Jocelyn "Joss" Cole, a burned-out public defender from L.A., has opted for a quieter existence within the San Juan Islands of Washington kingdom. Joss has no major consumers except a bunch of advertisement fisherman being affected by an odd and severe ailment, a that medical professionals can't diagnose, and which Joss believes has an commercial reason. Then into her workplace comes Dean Belden, a well-heeled customer looking for a legal professional to aid him organize a company within the islands. inside days Belden is subpoenaed to seem sooner than a federal grand jury. below an hour after attesting, and sooner than Joss can notice what occurred within the secrecy of the grand jury room, Belden dies in a fiery explosion of his go with the flow airplane on Seattle's Lake Union. Gideon Van Ry is a nuclear fission professional and a pupil in place of abode on the heart for Nonproliferation stories in Monterey, California. certainly one of his tasks is to replace the Center's database, an intensive catalog directory fissionable fabrics and guns of mass destruction. Gideon is by way of the obvious failure to account for 2 small tactical nuclear units lacking from a garage facility within the former Soviet Union.The guns have been final obvious in packing crates, to be shipped to an American corporation referred to as Belden Electronics. Gideon has been not able to find this enterprise, and now he's left with just one attainable lead, the attorney who integrated the company-Jocelyn Cole. Fraught with rigidity and suspense, Critical Mass is Steve Martini at his electrifying most sensible. it truly is the tale of what can ensue in an international the place inner most hate and public apathy mix to uncork the drowsing yet lethal genie of nuclear terror.

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Chimera: Isaac Asimov's Robot Mystery (Robot Mysteries)

By Mark W. Tiedemann

Coren Lanra is the pinnacle of safety for DyNan guide Industries. A former specified carrier agent, he is by no means cared for paperwork, piracy, or deception. And he hates mysteries. Lanra's issues commence with the demise of Nyom Looms, daughter of DyNan president Rega Looms, in the course of an ill-fated challenge to smuggle unlawful immigrants from Earth to the colony Nova Levis-all have been it seems that murdered, yet why? the single clue should be contained in the positronic mind of a robotic that had followed the sufferers, however it has been deactivated, and Lanra is denied entry to its stories. With assistance from roboticist Derec Avery and Auroran ambassador Ariel Burgess, Lanra searches for the identification of a killer, prior to extra lives are misplaced.

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By Mark W. Tiedemann

Coren Lanra is the pinnacle of safety for DyNan guide Industries. A former specified carrier agent, he is by no means cared for paperwork, piracy, or deception. And he hates mysteries. Lanra's issues commence with the demise of Nyom Looms, daughter of DyNan president Rega Looms, in the course of an ill-fated challenge to smuggle unlawful immigrants from Earth to the colony Nova Levis-all have been it seems that murdered, yet why? the single clue should be contained in the positronic mind of a robotic that had followed the sufferers, however it has been deactivated, and Lanra is denied entry to its stories. With assistance from roboticist Derec Avery and Auroran ambassador Ariel Burgess, Lanra searches for the identification of a killer, prior to extra lives are misplaced.

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Batter Off Dead (A Pennsylvania Dutch Mystery with Recipes, Book 17)

By Tamar Myers

New within the nationwide bestselling series— Magdalena Yoder solves a case of hotcake homicide.

During a church breakfast, Minerva J. Jay, identified for her prodigious urge for food, slumps over after numerous stacks of pancakes. Police leader Chris Ackerman wonders if the serving of the deadly flapjacks is a case of attack and batter. Magdalena has her personal bun within the oven, yet that doesn’t cease the manager from requesting her aid with the investigation.

Before Magdalena can commence, notwithstanding, she has to make a unique supply of her own—and simply while she thinks she’s chanced on her number 1 suspect, he turns up useless, squished flatter than a pancake through a driverless cement truck. Now, to prevent the killer from cooking up one other crime, Magdalena has no selection yet to leap from the frying pan into the fireplace.

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By Tamar Myers

New within the nationwide bestselling series— Magdalena Yoder solves a case of hotcake homicide.

During a church breakfast, Minerva J. Jay, identified for her prodigious urge for food, slumps over after numerous stacks of pancakes. Police leader Chris Ackerman wonders if the serving of the deadly flapjacks is a case of attack and batter. Magdalena has her personal bun within the oven, yet that doesn’t cease the manager from requesting her aid with the investigation.

Before Magdalena can commence, notwithstanding, she has to make a unique supply of her own—and simply while she thinks she’s chanced on her number 1 suspect, he turns up useless, squished flatter than a pancake through a driverless cement truck. Now, to prevent the killer from cooking up one other crime, Magdalena has no selection yet to leap from the frying pan into the fireplace.

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The Cavanaugh quest

By Thomas Gifford

Backwoods treachery hyperlinks a string of grisly Minnesota murders. Reporter Paul Cavanaugh is coming domestic from a day tennis fit whilst he sees an ambulance open air his building’s door. A part hour previous, the mild-mannered Larry Blankenship walked into the foyer, stated hi to the doorman, and blew his brains out in entrance of the elevator financial institution, abandoning a observe apologizing for the mess. Cavanaugh retreats to his house to fail to remember this anxious scene, considering the tale is over while the police remove the physique. however the suicide is barely the start.

A knot of loss of life is tied tight round Blankenship’s spouse, Kim, an ice-cold good looks from the backwoods of northern Minnesota. As he investigates the string of deaths, Cavanaugh discovers a decades-old atrocity that can clarify why the lads who comprehend Kim vanish speedier than a sunny day in Minneapolis.

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By Thomas Gifford

Backwoods treachery hyperlinks a string of grisly Minnesota murders. Reporter Paul Cavanaugh is coming domestic from a day tennis fit whilst he sees an ambulance open air his building’s door. A part hour previous, the mild-mannered Larry Blankenship walked into the foyer, stated hi to the doorman, and blew his brains out in entrance of the elevator financial institution, abandoning a observe apologizing for the mess. Cavanaugh retreats to his house to fail to remember this anxious scene, considering the tale is over while the police remove the physique. however the suicide is barely the start.

A knot of loss of life is tied tight round Blankenship’s spouse, Kim, an ice-cold good looks from the backwoods of northern Minnesota. As he investigates the string of deaths, Cavanaugh discovers a decades-old atrocity that can clarify why the lads who comprehend Kim vanish speedier than a sunny day in Minneapolis.

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Sheer Folly: A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery (Daisy Dalrymple Mysteries)

By Carola Dunn

In March of 1926, Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher and her buddy and collaborator Lucy (a.k.a. girl Gerald) head off for numerous days at stately domestic reputed to have the easiest grotto within the nation. engaged on a publication of follies (architectural), they plan to investigate and photo it. Leaving her husband and younger twins at the back of, Daisy is looking ahead to a efficient weekend at Appsworth corridor, with the one power hassle being holding Lucy from offending the present proprietor, a producer of plumbing items. unluckily, it isn't to be particularly so uncomplicated. on the domestic, they locate themselves confronted with a curious collection of individuals together with the abominable, tactless Lord Rydal, who's rumored to be having an affair with one of many site visitors whereas even as in ardent and artless pursuit of the hand in marriage of one other. whilst the grotto explodes with Lord Rydal in it, it isn't a query of who may do it―as such a lot who have met him will be sorely tempted―but who really did do it.

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By Carola Dunn

In March of 1926, Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher and her buddy and collaborator Lucy (a.k.a. girl Gerald) head off for numerous days at stately domestic reputed to have the easiest grotto within the nation. engaged on a publication of follies (architectural), they plan to investigate and photo it. Leaving her husband and younger twins at the back of, Daisy is looking ahead to a efficient weekend at Appsworth corridor, with the one power hassle being holding Lucy from offending the present proprietor, a producer of plumbing items. unluckily, it isn't to be particularly so uncomplicated. on the domestic, they locate themselves confronted with a curious collection of individuals together with the abominable, tactless Lord Rydal, who's rumored to be having an affair with one of many site visitors whereas even as in ardent and artless pursuit of the hand in marriage of one other. whilst the grotto explodes with Lord Rydal in it, it isn't a query of who may do it―as such a lot who have met him will be sorely tempted―but who really did do it.

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The Body in the Library: A Miss Marple Mystery (Miss Marple Mysteries)

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth pass over Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and complicated puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. The physique within the Library, wearing a night dress and relatively useless, is a stranger to the decent Bantrys…so they invite omit Marple into their domestic to investigate.

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By Agatha Christie

The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth pass over Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and complicated puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. The physique within the Library, wearing a night dress and relatively useless, is a stranger to the decent Bantrys…so they invite omit Marple into their domestic to investigate.

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The Prestige

By Christopher Priest

In 1878, younger degree magicians conflict at midnight in the course of the process a fraudulent séance. From this second on, their lives turn into webs of deceit and revelation as they vie to outwit and divulge one another.

Their contention will take them to the peaks in their careers, yet with negative effects. during pursuing each one other's wreck, they are going to install all of the deception their magicians' craft can command--the optimum misdirection and the darkest science.

Blood can be spilled, however it usually are not adequate. in any case, their legacy will move on for generations...to descendants who needs to, for his or her sanity's sake, untangle the puzzle left to them.

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By Christopher Priest

In 1878, younger degree magicians conflict at midnight in the course of the process a fraudulent séance. From this second on, their lives turn into webs of deceit and revelation as they vie to outwit and divulge one another.

Their contention will take them to the peaks in their careers, yet with negative effects. during pursuing each one other's wreck, they are going to install all of the deception their magicians' craft can command--the optimum misdirection and the darkest science.

Blood can be spilled, however it usually are not adequate. in any case, their legacy will move on for generations...to descendants who needs to, for his or her sanity's sake, untangle the puzzle left to them.

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Killer's Art (The Anders Knutas Series)

By Mari Jungstedt

"One of the easiest writers of Scandinavian crime fiction."
Harlan Coben

"Jungstedt offers an outstanding clammy surroundings and a relentless premonition of strange deaths to return. She's changing into certainly one of Scandinavia's most sensible crime writers, no suggest praise in a crowded field."
The London Times

"This is likely one of the most sensible in Jungstedt’s beautiful crime sequence that includes Swedish policeman Anders Knutas and reporter Johan Berg and set at the island of Gotland. . . .[This] tightly written and twisty crime novel [leaves] sequence lovers short of extra. It doesn’t topic if sequence rookies haven’t learn the former titles; the e-book is so good crafted that newcomers can simply choose up pace. lovers of Helene Tursten or Håkan Nesser will get pleasure from Jungstedt!"
Library Journal, starred review

It is a chilly wintry morning within the picturesque port city of Visby whilst paintings broker Egon Wallin's battered and bare physique is located placing from a gate within the town's previous urban partitions. while the recognized portray "The death Dandy" is stolen in Stockholm, nerve-racking hyperlinks to Wallin's homicide slowly begin to floor, taking the reader into the glittering global of the Swedish artwork elite and shadowy underground of prostitution and medicine. during this spine-tingling novel, superintendent Anders Knutas is dealing with one of many hardest investigations in his career.

After this weekend his well-ordered lifestyles will be grew to become upside-down, yet he used to be the one person who knew what lay forward. He had formulated the plans during the last six months, and now there has been no going again. His twenty-year marriage will be over while Monday arrived.

Mari Jungstedt is understood for her clever plots and excruciating suspense. Her Anders Knutas sequence has made her the second one top promoting crime-in-translation writer released by way of Random apartment global. some of the titles were become well known video clips with ecu distribution. formerly Jungstedt labored as a reporter on Swedish nationwide public radio and television.

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By Mari Jungstedt

"One of the easiest writers of Scandinavian crime fiction."
Harlan Coben

"Jungstedt offers an outstanding clammy surroundings and a relentless premonition of strange deaths to return. She's changing into certainly one of Scandinavia's most sensible crime writers, no suggest praise in a crowded field."
The London Times

"This is likely one of the most sensible in Jungstedt’s beautiful crime sequence that includes Swedish policeman Anders Knutas and reporter Johan Berg and set at the island of Gotland. . . .[This] tightly written and twisty crime novel [leaves] sequence lovers short of extra. It doesn’t topic if sequence rookies haven’t learn the former titles; the e-book is so good crafted that newcomers can simply choose up pace. lovers of Helene Tursten or Håkan Nesser will get pleasure from Jungstedt!"
Library Journal, starred review

It is a chilly wintry morning within the picturesque port city of Visby whilst paintings broker Egon Wallin's battered and bare physique is located placing from a gate within the town's previous urban partitions. while the recognized portray "The death Dandy" is stolen in Stockholm, nerve-racking hyperlinks to Wallin's homicide slowly begin to floor, taking the reader into the glittering global of the Swedish artwork elite and shadowy underground of prostitution and medicine. during this spine-tingling novel, superintendent Anders Knutas is dealing with one of many hardest investigations in his career.

After this weekend his well-ordered lifestyles will be grew to become upside-down, yet he used to be the one person who knew what lay forward. He had formulated the plans during the last six months, and now there has been no going again. His twenty-year marriage will be over while Monday arrived.

Mari Jungstedt is understood for her clever plots and excruciating suspense. Her Anders Knutas sequence has made her the second one top promoting crime-in-translation writer released by way of Random apartment global. some of the titles were become well known video clips with ecu distribution. formerly Jungstedt labored as a reporter on Swedish nationwide public radio and television.

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Assault and Batter (Donut Shop Mysteries Book 11)

From Jessica Beck, the hot York occasions Bestselling writer of The Donut Mysteries, The vintage Diner Mysteries, and The Ghost Cat Mysteries.

ASSAULT AND BATTER, e-book eleven within the Donut secret Series!

When Emily Hargraves tells Suzanne that she’s marrying Max, her ex-husband, Suzanne is excited adequate for her, but if Jude Williams, one among Emily’s outdated flames, comes to a decision to mild the rite up, an individual comes to a decision to extinguish his flame prior to he can act. used to be it Max, the groom-to-be; Peter, his most sensible guy; Lisa, the lady Jude were courting; her jealous husband, Frank; or even it was once Reggie Nance, a guy who had purposes of his personal to wish to determine Jude useless? Suzanne and style needs to act speedy and resolve the homicide earlier than another person finally ends up lacking the reception, permanently.

Praise for the Donut Mysteries via ny instances Bestselling writer Jessica Beck

“A pride. Suzanne Hart is a lovely beginner sleuth who has a hilariously protecting mom and nice donut recipes! Readers can have a blast with this book.” —Diane Mott Davidson, long island instances bestselling writer of Fatally Flaky

“If you're keen on donuts—and who doesn’t?—you’ll love this secret. It’s like a visit for your favourite espresso store, yet with no the calories!” —Leslie Meier, writer of the Lucy Stone mysteries New Year’s Eve homicide and marriage ceremony Day homicide

“The ideal convenience learn: a scrumptious homicide, a likeable heroine, quirky Southern characters—and donut recipes!” —Rhys Bowen, Agatha and Anthony award–winning writer of the Molly Murphy and Royal Spyness mysteries

“A tribute to convenience nutrients and to the relief of small city existence. With nice donut recipes!”—JoAnna Carl, writer of The Chocolate Cupid Killings

“A yummy new deal with within the culinary secret style. Skillfully weaving donut recipes all through a well-plotted tale, the writer proves that lifestyles after divorce may be candy; all you wish are solid acquaintances, your individual company, and luxury meals. Delicious!”—Tamar Myers, writer of loss of life of a Rug Lord and The Cane Mutiny

“A cleverly plotted comfortable secret with a superb small Southern town…Fatally Frosted is a brilliant follow-up to Glazed homicide. Suzanne is a smart heroine, Ms. Beck has a sure-fire winner!”—Fresh Fiction

“Along with the hilarious plot, writer Jessica Beck treats the readers to some recipes strategically positioned in the novel. Sinister Sprinkles will maintain you guessing till the very end.”—The secret Librarian

“A sugary concoction that offers readers a glimpse during the donut gap of residing in a small town.”—Harriet Klausner, style move around Reviews

For extra on Jessica Beck, stopover at www.jessicabeckmysteries.net

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From Jessica Beck, the hot York occasions Bestselling writer of The Donut Mysteries, The vintage Diner Mysteries, and The Ghost Cat Mysteries.

ASSAULT AND BATTER, e-book eleven within the Donut secret Series!

When Emily Hargraves tells Suzanne that she’s marrying Max, her ex-husband, Suzanne is excited adequate for her, but if Jude Williams, one among Emily’s outdated flames, comes to a decision to mild the rite up, an individual comes to a decision to extinguish his flame prior to he can act. used to be it Max, the groom-to-be; Peter, his most sensible guy; Lisa, the lady Jude were courting; her jealous husband, Frank; or even it was once Reggie Nance, a guy who had purposes of his personal to wish to determine Jude useless? Suzanne and style needs to act speedy and resolve the homicide earlier than another person finally ends up lacking the reception, permanently.

Praise for the Donut Mysteries via ny instances Bestselling writer Jessica Beck

“A pride. Suzanne Hart is a lovely beginner sleuth who has a hilariously protecting mom and nice donut recipes! Readers can have a blast with this book.” —Diane Mott Davidson, long island instances bestselling writer of Fatally Flaky

“If you're keen on donuts—and who doesn’t?—you’ll love this secret. It’s like a visit for your favourite espresso store, yet with no the calories!” —Leslie Meier, writer of the Lucy Stone mysteries New Year’s Eve homicide and marriage ceremony Day homicide

“The ideal convenience learn: a scrumptious homicide, a likeable heroine, quirky Southern characters—and donut recipes!” —Rhys Bowen, Agatha and Anthony award–winning writer of the Molly Murphy and Royal Spyness mysteries

“A tribute to convenience nutrients and to the relief of small city existence. With nice donut recipes!”—JoAnna Carl, writer of The Chocolate Cupid Killings

“A yummy new deal with within the culinary secret style. Skillfully weaving donut recipes all through a well-plotted tale, the writer proves that lifestyles after divorce may be candy; all you wish are solid acquaintances, your individual company, and luxury meals. Delicious!”—Tamar Myers, writer of loss of life of a Rug Lord and The Cane Mutiny

“A cleverly plotted comfortable secret with a superb small Southern town…Fatally Frosted is a brilliant follow-up to Glazed homicide. Suzanne is a smart heroine, Ms. Beck has a sure-fire winner!”—Fresh Fiction

“Along with the hilarious plot, writer Jessica Beck treats the readers to some recipes strategically positioned in the novel. Sinister Sprinkles will maintain you guessing till the very end.”—The secret Librarian

“A sugary concoction that offers readers a glimpse during the donut gap of residing in a small town.”—Harriet Klausner, style move around Reviews

For extra on Jessica Beck, stopover at www.jessicabeckmysteries.net

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A Clue for the Puzzle Lady (Puzzle Lady Mysteries)

By Parnell Hall

Cruciverbalists, have fun! choose up a pencil and prepare to unravel a perplexing murder-and an exact crossword puzzle-in this glowing debut of a special beginner detective: omit Cora Felton, an eccentric previous girl with a syndicated puzzle column, an impossible to resist urge to poke into unsettling occasions, and a niece who is made up our minds to maintain her out of trouble.

When the physique of an unknown teenage lady turns up within the cemetery within the quiet city of Bakerhaven, Police leader Dale Harper reveals himself investigating his first murder. A baffling clue leads him to refer to Bakerhaven's resident puzzle expert-his first great mistake. quickly Cora's meddling, mischief-making habit drives leader Harper to distraction and evokes many go phrases from her long-suffering niece, Sherry. but if one other physique turns up in a homicide that hits a lot in the direction of domestic, Cora needs to discover a killer-before she lands up in a wood field 3 ft across...and six down.

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By Parnell Hall

Cruciverbalists, have fun! choose up a pencil and prepare to unravel a perplexing murder-and an exact crossword puzzle-in this glowing debut of a special beginner detective: omit Cora Felton, an eccentric previous girl with a syndicated puzzle column, an impossible to resist urge to poke into unsettling occasions, and a niece who is made up our minds to maintain her out of trouble.

When the physique of an unknown teenage lady turns up within the cemetery within the quiet city of Bakerhaven, Police leader Dale Harper reveals himself investigating his first murder. A baffling clue leads him to refer to Bakerhaven's resident puzzle expert-his first great mistake. quickly Cora's meddling, mischief-making habit drives leader Harper to distraction and evokes many go phrases from her long-suffering niece, Sherry. but if one other physique turns up in a homicide that hits a lot in the direction of domestic, Cora needs to discover a killer-before she lands up in a wood field 3 ft across...and six down.

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