The Burnt House: A Decker/Lazarus Novel (Decker/Lazarus Novels)

By Faye Kellerman

At 8:15 A.M., a small commuter airplane sporting forty-seven passengers crashes into an residence construction in Granada Hills, California. one of the useless contained in the plane's charred and twisted wreckage are the unidentified our bodies of 4 additional tourists. and there is no signal of an airline worker whose identify was once at the passengers list.

L.A.P.D. Detective Peter Decker and his spouse, Rina, areprofoundly shaken by means of this poor "accident" that has happened frighteningly as regards to their daughter's college. And an irate name from the unaccounted-for flight attendant's stepfather additional tangles an already twisted secret. the fellow insists twenty-eight-year-old Roseanne Dresden was once by no means at the doomed flight, yet used to be most likely murdered by way of her abusive, untrue husband—a revelation that propels Decker down a direction of tragic historical past and lethal lies towards an incredible evil that would problem his and Rina's adored ideals approximately guilt and innocence and justice.

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Secret Sins (Callie Anson Mysteries)

By Kate Charles

Life is probably not getting any more straightforward for curate Callie Anson, however it is well getting extra attention-grabbing. Her dating with policeman Marco Lombardi grows ever hotter, even if he seems preserving her clear of his shut Italian kin. Then her personal brother Peter, liked and interesting as he's, will get a section too shut for convenience while he strikes in with Callie.
Professionally, issues are not easy in addition. Callie has get entangled with the issues of a brand new parishioner. Morag Hamilton is concerned approximately her granddaughter Alex--a lonely and remoted twelve-year-old with a work-obsessed father and a self-absorbed step-mother. If Morag knew how a lot time Alex spends on the web, she could have much more reason for fear.
Meanwhile, Detective Inspector Neville Stewart attempts to place his own difficulties on carry as he offers with Rachel Norton, a pregnant younger girl with a lacking husband. With the delivery in their first child just a couple of days away, why might Trevor Norton exit walking and never go back?
Trevor's disappearance will not be what it kind of feels. simply whilst Neville thinks he is solved it, another person is going lacking: younger Alex Hamilton.

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She Died a Lady

A SIR HENRY MERRIVALE secret. A suicide pact was once simply this kind of inspiration that might entice Rita Wainwright. Her infamous love affair with the younger American actor, Barry Sullivan, was once flamboyant sufficient to warrant a dramatic finishing, so whilst the 2 of them vanished over a cliff one wet evening, leaving just a farewell notice for Rita's husband and 2 footprints to the sting, not anyone doubted that it used to be suicide. nobody, that's, yet healthcare professional Luke, Rita's outdated relations health care provider and one of many few humans within the seashore village of Lyncombe who surely beloved her. while novice detective Sir Henry Merrivale, who's within the district having his portrait performed by means of a neighborhood artist, is of the same opinion to enquire, the questions begin piling up. yet what of it? Are the doctor's doubts with out benefit, or was once there a extra sinister plot at play? It takes the blustering, rampaging H. M. to resolve this baffling secret.

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Breakdown: An Alex Delaware Novel

By Jonathan Kellerman

NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • Jonathan Kellerman has been universally hailed because the grasp of mental suspense, and the blockbuster new mystery that includes Alex Delaware and Milo Sturgis confirms his prestige as today’s preeminent practitioner of saber-sharp storytelling.
 
Psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware meets appealing and emotionally fragile television actress Zelda Chase whilst known as upon to guage her five-year-old son, Ovid. Years later, Alex is all at once reunited with Zelda while she is involuntarily dedicated after a weird and wonderful psychotic episode. almost immediately after Zelda’s unencumber, an already unhappy state of affairs turns tragic whilst she is found useless at the grounds of a palatial Bel Air property. Having skilled good enough of L.A.’s darkish part to acknowledge the odor of evil, Alex turns to his buddy LAPD Lieutenant Milo Sturgis for assist in checking out who ended Zelda’s damaged life.
 
whilst, Alex is stuck up in one other quest: the quest for Zelda’s lacking son. And whilst different sufferers vanish from an identical upscale local, fear turns to terror.
 
As Alex struggles to piece jointly the short upward push and steep fall of a stunning, gifted actress, he and Milo unveil shattered goals, the corruption of a relatives, and a gruesome betrayal of innocence. With each one devastating revelation and damning clue, Alex’s impressive brain is challenged as by no means before—and his choice grows to work out a killer caged and the reality set free.

Praise for Breakdown
 
“This is a booklet you shouldn't leave out. . . . A grasp craftsman on the best of his online game . . . certainly one of his top to date.”—Bookreporter

“Gripping . . . a thrilling masterclass within the paintings of plotting, suspense, characterization and awesome brain games.”—Blackpool Gazette
 
Praise for Jonathan Kellerman
 
“Jonathan Kellerman’s psychology talents and darkish mind's eye are a powerful literary mix.”—Los Angeles Times
 
“Kellerman doesn’t simply write mental thrillers—he owns the genre.”—Detroit unfastened Press

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The Diva Takes the Cake (A Domestic Diva Mystery)

By Krista Davis

A few marriage ceremony suggestion from the family Diva: Keeep the food....Lose the Groom!

Sophie Winston's sister, Hannah, is getting married-again! And should you ask Sophie, her destiny brother-in-law is not any prince. yet is he a killer? that is the query on everyone's brain while his ex-wife is located putting from a pergola. this is often one occasion Sophie and her sister hadn't deliberate on.

As hidden relatives secrets and techniques start to come to mild, Sophie reveals the checklist of suspects is sort of so long as the checklist of marriage ceremony visitors. Will the genuine killer be seated at the groom's part or the bride's? Or will he be status on the altar? both manner, Sophie needs to resolve the homicide in time to forestall her sister from making the biggest-and most likely the last-mistake of her existence.

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Death in the Clouds: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth omit Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her whole oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and difficult puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. Poirot needs to clear up a complicated case of midair homicide in Death within the Clouds whilst he discovers that the girl in seat of the airborne aeroplane he’s touring on is sort of unexpectedly—and unnaturally—deceased.

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Driven to Ink (Tattoo Shop Mystery, Book 3)

By Karen E. Olson

The newest within the cleverly designed tattoo store secret sequence.

Brett Kavanaugh is a tattoo artist and proprietor of Vegas's most well liked tattoo store, The Painted woman. And in her spare time, she does a few sleuthing. After gaining knowledge of the corpse of a Dean Martin impersonator-sporting a spider net tattoo and a clip wire from a tattoo laptop wrapped round his neck-Brett infiltrates That's Amore, a drive-through marriage ceremony chapel, as a bride-to-be trying to find the mark of a murderer...

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Mad About the Boy?

By Dolores Gordon-Smith

"Recaptures the power and insouciance of the Golden Age of writers."--Robert Barnard

It's the peak of summer season, 1923. At a ball in Sussex, former Royal Flying Corps pilot Jack Haldean investigates an obvious suicide, yet every thing is thrown into chaos while a bunch of Russian revolutionaries turns into excited about the affair. In a case regarding deception, greed, jealousy, kidnapping, torture, and extra homicide, Jack will face an agonizing selection.

Dolores Gordon-Smith is the writer of A Fete Worse than Death, the 1st within the Jack Haldean sequence. She is married with 5 daughters and lives in Cheshire, uk.

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Brownies, Bodies and Bad Guys (Lexy Baker Cozy Mystery Series Book 5)

By Leighann Dobbs

Whilst a retired mobster finally ends up murdered and one in all her grandmother’s top neighbors is the final one to work out him alive, Lexy Baker can kiss her plans to spend a humdrum summer time dreaming approximately her upcoming marriage ceremony to detective Jack Perillo good-bye.

Lexy concurs to assist her grandmother's octogenarian women' Detective membership remedy the homicide. yet she does not anticipate sneaking into crime scenes, interviewing kooky kin, and following thugs round town.

But whereas Lexy is busy juggling her bakery, her grandmother, and the hunky F.B.I. agent despatched to enquire the homicide, Jack appears to be like spending loads of time along with his shapely, blonde ex-girlfriend who unexpectedly arrives in town.

Will Lexy be ready to trap the killers and realize the genuine mystery approximately Jack's ex ahead of it’s too past due?

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Curtain: Poirot's Last Case: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth leave out Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her whole oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and complicated puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. The mythical detective saves his top for final as he races to understand a five-time killer earlier than the ultimate curtain descends in Curtain: Poirot’s final Case.

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