A trip to a brand new existence or a jail of depression and loss of life? a stunning homicide on Copenhagen's idyllic streets and a foundling child demonstrate a perverse legal underworld that spans throughout Europe.
a tender woman’s physique is located in the street in Copenhagen’s Vesterbro district, her throat slit, and the media is clamoring for the grisly info. Detective Louise Rick is investigating the ugly homicide while her buddy, Camilla Lind, calls. Louise assumes the reason for this is that Camilla, a criminal offense reporter on a morning paper, desires to be the 1st to listen to of any juicy new developments. as an alternative, her distraught buddy unearths that her ten year-old son came upon an deserted child on his method to university. As Louise digs deeper into the homicide and the mysterious foundling, each clue exposed issues to geared up human trafficking from jap Europe, run through ruthless gangsters who despise ladies and won’t hesitate to kill an individual who will get of their way...
By Donna Leon
Rich with surroundings and very good plotting, Death in an odd Country is a wonderful novel in Donna Leon’s chilling Venetian secret series.
By Robert Bruce Stewart
It is not marvelous case that starts off with a killing in a fake Chinatown and results in a séance would come with a beneficiant supporting of farce. yet now not even Harry Reese--a guy good used to a existence in simple terms loosely tethered to reality--is ready for what he encounters that autumn in 1902. sooner than it truly is over, he will meet cricket ranchers, vaudeville artistes, white slavers, morality crusaders, circus roustabouts, and wayward Utopians, and often turn into sidetracked through the necessity to rescue his household from reformatory, or the clutches of a ruthless tong. Is it any ask yourself the case was once installed movement by way of the machinations of his pricey spouse Emmie?
By Brian M. Wiprud
Jumping fishes. Prowling bobcats. Frosty penguins and mute moose heads...These are the issues that fill Garth Carson’s existence as he buys, sells, and rents unique taxidermy from his funky big apple urban storefront. yet now Garth and his gal, Angie, have received the main sinister filled critter on the earth: a definite white crow in a bell jar that Angie swoons over–and that other folks are demise to get their palms on.
When the crow is stolen, in addition to $50,000 worthy in their most sensible taxidermy, Garth and Angie are plunged into the spooky center of outdated New England and a realm of crazed carnies, bumbling feds, and 2 freshly snuffed creditors. to avoid wasting their bird–and their lives–these reluctant sleuths needs to penetrate a zany, hugely unlawful foreign treasure hunt...and confront a freak who has something for murder.
“The funniest tough-guy author there is.”
“Audacious and constantly unique. Wiprud twangs humorous bones I by no means knew I had.” –T. Jefferson Parker
By Carolyn Keene
Gorgeous younger Carla Ponce, who lives in Peru, invitations Nancy and her pals Bess and George to go to her and clear up her “monkey mystery,” which offers to guide to a superb treasure. A clue is carved on an fascinating wood plaque that's so outdated, lots of the crossword cipher is obliterated. while a infamous gang headed by way of El Gato (the Cat) steals the worthy relic, Nancy’s hopes of fixing the secret are virtually shattered. however the bold younger detective’s skill to imagine speedy and act speedy leads to the restoration of the plaque.
Nancy’s decided efforts to decode the crossword decipher take her to the superb, awe-inspiring Incan ruins at Cuzco and Machu Pichu. via smart deductions, perseverance, and hazardous adventures, Nancy and her neighbors aid to seize a hoop of vicious smugglers and cross directly to make an dazzling archaeological discovery.
By Adam Christopher
A brand-new novel tie-in for the preferred trouble-free television sequence. A summons to a physique came across riddled with bullets in a Hell's Kitchen condo is the beginning of a brand new case for Sherlock Holmes and Joan Watson. The sufferer is a subway educate motive force with an odd Colombian connection and a mysterious pile of cash, yet who would wish to kill him? the hunt for the reality will lead the detectives into the hidden underground tunnels of latest York urban, the place extra our bodies may perhaps watch for them.
By Lee Charles Kelley
Kennel proprietor and ex-big urban cop Jack box cares extra approximately canine than he does approximately humans -- except for his lady-love, attractive neighborhood medical expert Dr. Jamie Cutter.
That's why he can't stand round and do not anything while a helpless dogs is unfairly accused . . . of murder!
The police up right here within the Maine boondocks have found the physique of a nation superb court docket Justice in his motor vehicle -- his throat ripped to shreds -- and they're yes the wrongdoer is Roark, the possible vicious boxer within the again seat. Jack, despite the fact that, has severe doubts.
So, after first rescuing Roark from the professionals, Jack is set to smell out the true perpetrator with assistance from his partner-in-crime-solving Jamie and a passel of playful beagles, together with an extremely proficient puppy named Maggie. yet sticking his nostril the place it isn't welcome might turn out a most threatening video game certainly . . .
By Max Allan Collins, Mickey Spillane
Whilst Hammer and Velda cross on holiday to an extended Island seashore city, Hammer turns into embroiled within the secret of a lacking famous manhattan get together lady who lives close by. whilst the girl turns up bare - and useless - astride the statue of a horse within the city sq., Hammer feels pressured to investigate.
Mickey Spillane's misplaced Forties Mike Hammer novel, written between I, the Jury and My Gun Is Quickand by no means prior to released! accomplished by means of Spillane's pal and literary executor Max Allan Collins,Lady, move Die is eventually making its manner into print virtually 70 years after its inception!
By Quentin Bates
It's a sour iciness morning while Sergeant Gunnhildur is named to the scene of a violent killing in an deserted commercial unit. Gunna and her sidekick Helgi speedy locate that the battered sufferer had no scarcity of enemies.
The case takes Gunna round Reykjavík's darker facet and Helgi to the grim rural district he grew up in as they determine who used to be ready to take a grudge so far as murder.
In those 5 stories, Sherlock Holmes is proven on the top of his powers: he co-operates with a tender Winston Churchill within the famed Siege of Sydney road; is helping defeat a plan for a German invasion defined within the Zimmerman Telegram; establishes a hyperlink among lacking light-house keepers and the royal treasures of King John; contends with a supernatural curse put upon an eccentric aristocrat and discovers a misplaced epic of Lord Byron. however it is all in a days paintings for the nice detective, who maintains to defy the chances and lives to ratiocinate one other day.