With her ally Paulette and her major guy Sam, the executive of Police, Rhe seeks to resolve the puzzle of the physique present in the muck whereas additionally operating with the FBI to spot the resource of shipments of tainted heroin flooding the neighborhood campus and neighborhood. Maine’s opioid concern has hit town challenging, with an escalating variety of overdoses. extra murders are exposed, checking out Rhe’s detective abilities and steely get to the bottom of. whereas she follows the clues, Rhe encounters a few sinister population of Pequod’s underbelly, together with a practitioner of the darkish Arts, a hydra-headed crime gang, and an embittered, unhinged lobsterman with an awl to grind and not anything to lose. In her relentless force to unravel the crimes, Rhe narrowly escapes a watery grave, trades blows with Russian goons, and unknowingly activates Paulette to place her existence at the line in an try to capture a assassin within the act.
By Laura Levine
Freelance author Jaine Austen is feeling festive approximately spending Christmas house-sitting at a complicated Bel Air mansion, followed via her good friend Lance and her cat, Prozac. but if a grumpy neighbor will get himself iced, she’ll need to locate the wrongdoer or she may well spend the hot 12 months in detention center . . .
Scotty Parker is a former baby big name who as soon as performed Tiny Tim, yet now he’s grown up into the function of local Scrooge. He cuts the wires on his pals’ Christmas lighting and tells neighborhood childrens that Santa had a stroke. And his miserly, bah-humbug angle lasts year-round—a truth identified all too good through his present spouse, his ex-wife, his maid, and plenty of extra.
Scotty thinks he can degree a comeback with the screenplay he’s engaged on (The go back of Tiny Tim: Vengeance Is Mine!), and Jaine’s been reluctantly assisting him edit it. So whilst Scotty is bludgeoned with a frozen chocolate xmas log and the police commence creating a checklist of suspects and checking it two times, Jaine’s identify is sadly incorporated. actual, she’s been less than a few pressure, with Lance attempting to set her up on dates and her fickle pussycat taking a surprising liking to an individual else—but she’s now not responsible of homicide. Now she simply has to turn out it, through the use of her reward for detection and understanding who devoted this vacation homicide.
By Maureen Jennings
The books that encouraged the wildly renowned television sequence -- often called the Murdoch Mysteries in Canada and because the crafty Detective within the usa -- can be found jointly for the 1st time during this seven-volume e-book package that brings the crime-ridden global of late-19th-century Toronto alive.
"If you need to step again in time . . . permit Jennings be your advisor. there is quite none better."
— Ottawa Citizen
From his debut in Except the Dying, the place he pursued the secrets and techniques at the back of a tender, pregnant servant girl's loss of life via brothels and drawing rooms, to his immersion within the Dickensian international of workhouses in Vices of My Blood, and the research of his personal darkish kin heritage in Let free the Dogs, Detective William Murdoch has been certainly one of crime fiction's such a lot attention-grabbing and fascinating protagonists. those seven riveting novels— concept for the across the world renowned Murdoch Mysteries tv sequence— mix masterful storytelling, shiny characters, and a unprecedented eye for the wealthy historical past of Victorian Toronto to create smooth classics; they're must-reads for each secret lover.
"Murdoch's hot center makes him definitely the right sleuth for this chilly city."
— New York Times
"Vivid . . . heartwrenching."
— Publishers Weekly (about Under the Dragon's Tail)
"Jennings immerses her readers within the Toronto of the Nineties. The smells, points of interest, and sounds she describes ring as actual as though she have been recounting a visit she'd made there final week."
— Quill & Quire
By R. Austin Freeman
When studying a couple of moment air balloon sabotage within the zone of London the place she lives within the 1930's, Rita works heavily with the police to discover a potential cause for the crime, prime her right into a global of espionage and different wonderful encounters.
By Suzanne Arruda
By Vanessa Gray Bartal
By J.B. Hawker
But, has outdated age eventually stuck up with Mrs. Thistlethwaite’s amazing reminiscence?
When Tillie encounters a homicide sufferer on the bus cease, she calls her buddy, Detective Ransom, but if he arrives Tillie is subconscious and there's no physique. Has she had a stroke? Is she imagining issues? Or is a killer getting away together with his crime?
By Marco Malvaldi