The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (Nancy Drew, Book 26)

By Carolyn Keene

Nancy Drew and her buddy Bess notice infrequent and important chinese language vase has been stolen from the pottery store of Dick Milton, a cousin of Bess. Dick had borrowed the vase from his chinese language buddy, aged Mr. Soong, and he's made up our minds to pay off Mr. Soong for the loss. He tells Nancy that if he can locate “the leaning chimney,” he'll be at the song of a discovery on the way to remedy his monetary difficulties. Nancy reveals the leaning chimney, however it purely leads her into extra puzzles. Can there be any connection among the vase robbery – considered one of a few related crimes – and the unusual disappearance of the pottery specialist Eng Moy and his daughter Lei?

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The Suffocating Sea

By Pauline Rowson

Andy Horton is named to enquire a suspicious hearth on board a ship, yet once he arrives on the marina, he stories a premonition so robust that it’s virtually audible. As he perspectives the charred continues to be of a lifeless guy he is aware instinctively that this research might be like no different. quickly he's pressured to confront the earlier, and never simply the victim's, however the secret surrounding his mother’s disappearance over thirty years in the past. because the items of an extended in the past puzzle start to get to the bottom of it quickly turns into transparent to Horton that this can be one case somebody is decided he shouldn't ever remedy - masterminded via a perilous adversary who will cease at not anything to avoid the reality from popping out.

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Mr. Monk on the Couch

By Lee Goldberg

With support from Monk's agoraphobic brother, his dependable assistant Natalie tackles her personal research whereas Adrian Monk tracks a second-hand sofa that turns out tied to a chain of murders. Following a bloody path, Natalie and Monk quickly prove face-to-face with the main ruthless killer they have ever encountered.


""No one else may possibly trap those characters and produce them to existence at the web page the way in which Lee Goldberg does!"-- King's River existence Magazine

"Goldberg makes Adrian Monk even more attention-grabbing than the television version: the twitches are much less noticeable, the results less predictable. Even (or in particular) the secondary characters are extra attention-grabbing and feature sharper dialogue."--Chicago Tribune

""The simply other thing enjoyable than staring at Monk is studying the adventures Lee Goldberg creates for him. The books set a excessive usual from the get-go." Crimespree Magazine

"Full of snippets of slapstick humor and Monk's particular abilities for observation," Library Journal

"This newest hilariously humorous and devilishly shrewdpermanent  novel approximately TV's obsessive-compulsive sleuth Adrian Monk is an most unlikely crime lover's satisfaction! Very humorous and inventively plotted," Ellery Queen secret Magazine

">"Throughout the Mr. Monk sequence writer Lee Goldberg has constantly saved an organization seize on precisely who his characters are, and he's in a position to expertly play them opposed to each other to the simplest dramatic and comedian advantage," The Gumshoe Review

"You'd be hard-pressed to discover one other fresh paintings that gives such a lot of hip and funny moments." Bookgasm

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A Tap on the Window

By Linwood Barclay

One of the Boston Globe's most sensible Crime Novels of the Year!
One of Suspense Magazine's most sensible Books of 2013!

Since inner most investigator Cal Weaver’s teenage son died in a sad coincidence, Cal and his spouse have drifted aside. Cal is mired in a grief he can’t circulation prior. and perhaps his grief has clouded his judgment.

Driving domestic one evening, a rain-drenched woman faucets on his automobile window and asks for a trip. He is familiar with a grown guy selecting up a teenage hitchhiker is foolish—but he we could her in. Cal quickly senses that something’s now not correct with the lady or the location. yet it’s too past due. He’s already involved.

Drawn right into a nightmare of secrets and techniques, lies, and cover-ups in his small, upstate manhattan city, Cal is familiar with that the one factor which may keep him is the reality. And he’s approximately to show the town’s secrets and techniques one through one—if he lives lengthy enough.


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The Oriental Casebook of Sherlock Holmes

By Ted Riccardi

Sherlock Holmes is dead—or so lots of the international thinks. His deadly plunge over the Reichenbach Falls as he struggled along with his archenemy, Moriarty, has been largely said.

But Holmes has escaped and is alive.

In his instant circle, basically Holmes’s brother, the torpid genius Mycroft, is aware of his survival. Even Dr. Watson thinks that the nice detective is lifeless. between his enemies, Sebastian Moran, Moriarty’s leader henchman, understands of Holmes’s possible break out and waits for his or her inevitable meeting.

From 1891 to 1894, Holmes wanders via Asia. he's by myself, with no Watson, with no Scotland backyard, armed basically along with his actual power and endur-ance and his respected chilly good judgment and rationality.

The adventures stated within the Oriental Casebook of Sherlock Holmes diversity from Lhasa to Katmandu, from the East Indies to the deserts of Rajasthan. In Tibet and through the Orient, Holmes is stuck up within the diplomatic machinations of British imperialism that Rudyard Kipling dubbed “the nice Game.” He confronts the tsarist agent Dorjiloff, the good paintings thief Anton Furer, and the mysterious Captain Fantôme. And right here, written in Holmes’s personal phrases, is the account of “The immense Rat of Sumatra,” for which previously he so famously concept the area unprepared.

For Holmes’s fanatics in the course of the international, the tales within the Oriental Casebook of Sherlock Holmes fill in an enigmatic hole, the reason for quite a bit hypothesis within the nice detective’s profession.

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The Death of Achilles (Erast Fandorin Mysteries, Book 4)

By Boris Akunin

In 1882, after six years of overseas trip and event, well known diplomat and detective Erast Fandorin returns to Moscow within the middle of mom Russia. His Moscow homecoming is something yet peaceable. within the resort the place he and his dependable if impertinent manservant Masa are staying, Fandorin’s previous war-hero buddy normal Michel Sobolev (“Achilles” to the gang) has been discovered useless, felled in his armchair via an obvious center assault. yet Fandorin suspects an unnatural reason. His suspicions lead him to the boudoir of the gorgeous singer–“not precisely a courtesan”–known as Wanda. it seems that, in Wanda’s mattress, the final secretly breathed his final. . . .

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Dead Man's Chest: A Phryne Fisher Mystery (Phryne Fisher Mysteries)

By Kerry Greenwood

Dot spread out the be aware. “He says that his married couple will take care of the divine leave out Fisher…I’ll miss a bit…their identify is Johnson and so they appear very reliable.” Phryne acquired the door open eventually. She stepped into the corridor. “I imagine he used to be flawed approximately that,” she commented.
Traveling at excessive velocity in her loved Hispano-Suiza followed by way of her maid and depended on spouse Dot, her adoptive daughters Jane and Ruth, and their puppy Molly, The Hon. pass over Phryne Fisher is off to Queenscliff. She’d promised every body a pleasant vacation by means of the ocean with completely no murders, but if they come at their rented lodging that doesn’t look most probably at all.
An empty condo, a gang of teen louts, a fisherboy stored, and the secret of a lacking butler and his spouse appear to lead inexorably towards a hunt for buried treasure by means of the ocean. yet what info may well the curious Surrealists have the ability to give a contribution? Phryne is familiar with to what depths humans will sink for greed, yet with a tumbler of champagne in a single hand and a pearl-handled Beretta within the different, nobody is getting previous her.

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Death of a Wine Merchant

By David Dickinson

The scion of the Colvilles, who're filthy rich wine retailers, is set to marry the daughter of the even grander Nash family members. instantly after the nuptials, the bridegroom’s uncle Cosmo is located clutching a gun, having it appears killed his personal brother. He refuses to provide any clarification, even to his solicitor, who keeps Lord Francis Powerscourt to enquire.

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Always a Cold Deck (A Harry Reese Mystery Book 1)

By Robert Bruce Stewart

In July 1900, hapless coverage investigator Harry Reese travels to Buffalo to appear right into a suspicious fireplace. but if Harry uncovers a smuggling ring, the case morphs into whatever extra sinister, and he’s confronted with a brand new set of questions. What’s turn into of the infamous ringleader? was once the lacking Charles Elwell killed for the assurance cash? Or is he alive and sharing within the proceeds? And is his comely niece only attempting to divert Harry’s attention—or is she really as eccentric as she appears?

To locate the solutions, Harry travels to Canada and again within the corporation of a political boss’s conniving stooge and the aforementioned nutty niece. It’s a byzantine odyssey, within which Harry can by no means determine of anyone’s loyalties, least of all these who’ve employed him. And whilst it’s far and wide, he unearths himself wedded to a brand new conundrum, which makes what went earlier than faded in comparison….

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