A Private Sorrow (Molly McQueen)

By Maureen Reynolds

It's been simply over a 12 months because the establishing of McQueen's supplier and already Molly is increasing the company. She's made up our minds to maneuver ahead along with her lifestyles, renovating the flat above the business enterprise and placing final year's stressful occasions at the back of her. yet difficulty turns out to stick with Molly and whilst a client's pal techniques her approximately aiding detect the reality at the back of her daughter's disappearance, she units out to solve an online of lies twenty-five years within the making. even though Molly's research retains assembly dead-ends, anyone is keen to visit any size to make sure the previous is still hidden. As individuals are harm and Molly's personal lifestyles is threatened, she speedy learns that what occurred long ago is typically larger left forgotten.

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Aunty Lee's Delights: A Singaporean Mystery (The Aunty Lee Series)

By Ovidia Yu

This delectable and witty secret introduces Rosie "Aunty" Lee, feisty widow, beginner sleuth, and owner of Singapore's best-loved home-cooking restaurant

After wasting her husband, Rosie Lee may have develop into considered one of Singapore's "tai tai," an idle wealthy woman. as a substitute she is development a culinary empire from her eating place, Aunty Lee's Delights, the place highly spiced Singaporean food are graciously served to locals and travelers alike. but if a physique is located in a single of Singapore's vacationer havens and one in all her visitors fails to teach at a cocktail party, Aunty Lee is familiar with that the 2 occasions are most probably connected.

The homicide and disappearance throws jointly Aunty Lee's henpecked stepson, Mark, his social-climbing spouse, Selina, a homosexual couple whose love continues to be unlawful in Singapore, and an aged Australian vacationer couple whose stopover at could masks a deeper function. Investigating the homicide are Police Commissioner Raja and Senior employees Sergeant Salim, who quick realize that Aunty Lee's sharp nostril for intrigue can sniff out clues that elude legislation enforcers.

Wise, witty, and captivating, Aunty Lee's Delights is a highly spiced secret approximately love, friendship, and foodstuff in Singapore, the place cash flows freely and folks of many faiths and ethnicities coexist peacefully, yet the place tensions lurk slightly under the skin, occasionally with lethal consequences.

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The Tragic Case of Dr Burgos (Trese Case, Book 3)

By Budjette Tan

Lonely girls, determined for corporation, locate themselves within the passionate embody of a perilous lover. the next day to come, their our bodies are came across charred; burned inside. The police need to know who’s doing this and why. Alexandra Trese is extra curious to determine, who’s smuggling the women’s souls all the way down to the underworld.

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Gently with the Innocents (Inspector George Gently, Book 17)

By Alan Hunter

While an outdated guy is located lifeless on the foot of the staircase in his rambling outdated residence, a touch of homicide and the trap of hidden treasure draw lightly into the case.Gently has lots of suspects for the previous man's homicide. A warehouse watchman around the highway misses not anything that is going on on the residence, yet can shed no gentle at the assassin. a neighborhood antiques broker is aware a suspicious quantity concerning the condominium and a whole lot extra in regards to the treasure that's considered hidden inside of its walls.When the assassin moves back, lightly has a excessive profile case on his fingers and faces an evening of sheer terror on my own in a home whose mystery has claimed no less than lives . . .

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The Well of Lost Plots (Thursday Next Series)

By Jasper Fforde

The 3rd installment in Jasper Fforde’s New York instances bestselling sequence follows literary detective Thursday subsequent on one other event in her trade truth of literature-obsessed England

Jasper Fforde has performed it back during this genre-bending mixture of crime fiction, myth, and top-drawer literary leisure. After rollicking New York Times bestselling adventures via Western literature, inventive BookWorld literary detective Thursday subsequent certainly wishes a few downtime. And what higher position for a respite than within the hidden depths of the good of misplaced Plots, the place all unpublished books stay? yet peace and quiet stay elusive for Thursday, who quickly discovers that the good is a veritable linguistic free-for-all, the place grammasites run rampant, plot units are hawked at the black marketplace, and awful books—like the only she has taken up place of dwelling in—are scrapped for salvage. To make concerns worse, a assassin is stalking the body of workers of Jurisfiction and it’s as much as Thursday to avoid wasting the day. a super feat of literary showmanship choked with wit, fable, and bubbling originality, this Ffordian journey de force will attract enthusiasts of Douglas Adams and P. G. Wodehouse. Thursday’s zany investigations proceed with Something Rotten. search for the 5 different bestselling Thursday subsequent novels, together with One of Our Thursdays is Missing and Jasper Fforde’s most modern bestseller, The lady Who Died A Lot. stopover at jasperfforde.com for a ffull window into the Ffordian global!

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The Case of the Deadly Butter Chicken: A Vish Puri Mystery (Vish Puri Mysteries)

By Tarquin Hall

In his such a lot bold task but, Vish Puri infiltrates the damaging international of unlawful playing to unravel the homicide of a high-profile Pakistani on Indian soil.

 In his so much bold project but, Vish Puri, India’s so much inner most Investigator, infiltrates the damaging global of unlawful playing to resolve the homicide of a high-profile Pakistani on Indian soil.

 Dubbed “a splendidly enticing P.I.” (The occasions, London), Tarquin Hall’s impossible to resist protagonist Vish Puri has turn into a world favourite via a sequence that “splendidly conjures up the colour and bustle of Delhi and the tang of latest India” (Seattle Times). Now the gormandizing, spectacularly mustachioed sleuth reveals himself dealing with down his maximum fears in an explosive case related to the Indian and Pakistani mafias.

When the aged father of a most sensible Pakistani cricketer taking part in in a brand new multimillion-dollar cricket league dies frothing on the mouth in the course of a post-match dinner, it’s now not an easy case of Delhi stomach. His butter bird has been poisoned. to resolve the case, Puri needs to penetrate the region’s prepared crime, following a path that leads deep into Pakistan—the nation during which many participants of the P.I.’s kin have been massacred through the 1947 partition of India. The final piece of the puzzle, even though, turns up in the direction of domestic while Puri learns of the single one that can determine the killer. regrettably it's the one individual on this planet with whom he has sworn by no means to paintings: his Mummy-ji.

With riotously unique prose, a boisterous forged of characters, and a pitch-perfect feel of position, Tarquin corridor has crafted a gripping whodunit that takes us deep into Indian historical past and society. He brings a highly attractive tradition to lifestyles with all its points of interest, sounds, smells, meals, and complexity. because the identify implies, The Case of the lethal Butter bird is a succulent learn by means of a author on the most sensible of his video game.

In his so much bold project but, Vish Puri, India’s such a lot deepest Investigator, infiltrates the damaging international of unlawful playing to resolve the homicide of a high-profile Pakistani on Indian soil.

Includes 3 mouthwatering recipes from the Vish Puri family members kitchen.

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The Theban Mysteries

By Amanda Cross

For a century, filthy rich ny women were informed for the pains of higher classification existence on the Theban, an unique deepest tuition at the top East aspect of big apple. Kate Fansler is lured again to her alma mater to educate a seminar on Antigone. yet a adversarial observe addressed to Kate, the uniform mistrustfulness of her six, vivid scholars, and the Dobermans that patrol the development at evening recommend difficulty instant. As Kate leads her type during the inexorable tragic unfolding of Antigone, a parallel nightmare envelops the varsity and everybody hooked up with it. . . .

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The Darling Dahlias and the Naked Ladies (Darling Dahlias Mysteries)

By Susan Wittig Albert

A brand-new secret within the "exceptional" (Booklist) sequence via the nationwide bestselling writer.

Rumors are sprouting in Depression-era Darling, Alabama. The town's most up-to-date viewers, Nona Jean Jamison and omit Lake, could be the Naughty and great Sisters from the Ziegfeld Frolic, who focus on dancing approximately bare.

The Dahlias suspect greater than modesty whilst Nona denies her organization. they will need to dig via clues to get to the basis of the mystery...

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Dead Lagoon: An Aurelio Zen Mystery

By Michael Dibdin

One of the rising new release of crime writers, none is as trendy and clever as Michael Dibdin, who, in Dead Lagoon, offers us a deliciously creepy new novel that includes the urbane and skeptical Aurelio Zen, a detective whose unenviable activity it's to wrestle crime in a rustic the place modern-day superiors should be tomorrow's defendants.Zen returns to his local Venice. he's looking for the ghostly tormentors of a half-demented contessa and a vanished American millionaire whose relations is paying Zen below the desk to figure out his whereabouts-dead or alive. yet he retains stumbling over corpses which are distressingly concrete: from the crooked cop chanced on drowned in a single of the city's noisome "black wells" to a brand-new skeleton that surfaces at the Isle of the useless. the result's a secret wealthy in personality and deduction, and very educated concerning the historical past, politics, and manners of its Venetian surroundings.

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