The Mystery of the Spider's Clue (The Boxcar Children, Book by Gertrude Chandler Warner

By Gertrude Chandler Warner

Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to dwell on my own in a boxcar. Now they've got a house with their grandfather, and they've bought a call for participation to a secret! whilst their buddy Sam will get a letter jam-packed with riddles from an eccentric millionaire, the Aldens are desirous to support him crack the code. If Sam can remedy the puzzle in time, he'll inherit the millionaire's funds! yet Sam isn't the one one on the town to obtain this sort of letter—and whoever solves the secret first will win the prize. The Aldens are wanting to aid their pal, yet fixing the millionaire's secret seems to be even more durable than they anticipated. while each clue ultimately leads them again to Sam, the Boxcar childrens start to ask yourself: might the reply lie someplace in Sam's mysterious previous?

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Fer-de-Lance (Nero Wolfe, Book 1) by Rex Stout

By Rex Stout

Unique booklet: 1934

As any herpetologist will inform you, the fer-de-lance is one of the such a lot dreaded snakes identified to man.  When a person makes a gift of 1 to Nero Wolfe, Archie Goodwin understands he's getting dreadully just about fixing the devilishly shrewdpermanent murders of an immigrant and a faculty president.  As for Wolfe, he's enjoying snake charmer in a case with extra twists than an anaconda -- whistling a seductive track he hopes will seize a killer who's nonetheless obtained poison in his center.

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The Noir Novel Megapack: 4 Classic Novels!

4 diverse writers discover the darker elements of crime fiction in The Noir Novel Megapack

About the Megapacks
Over the previous couple of years, our “Megapack” sequence of publication anthologies has proved to be considered one of our hottest endeavors. (Maybe it is helping that we occasionally supply them as charges to our mailing list!) One query we continue getting requested is, “Who’s the editor?”
The Megapacks (except the place in particular credited) are a gaggle attempt. every body at Wildside works on them. This comprises John Betancourt, Mary Wickizer Burgess, Sam Cooper, Carla Coupe, Steve Coupe, Bonner Menking, Colin Azariah-Kribbs, Robert Reginald. A. E. Warren, and plenty of of Wildside’s authors… who frequently recommend tales to incorporate (and not only their own!)

Contents:
Hunter at Large, by way of Thomas B. Dewey: Mickey asked a year's go away of absence from his task at the police strength. What else may perhaps he do? He'd simply spent 5 months within the health center simply because he'd been the one witness to a brutal murder… and the sufferer used to be his personal wife!
Never wager Your Life, by means of George Harmon Coxe: It used to be a tidy Florida hotel with all of the vital conveniences: a stunning stretch of seashore, a convenient evening membership with a shapely chanteuse up entrance, and a depraved roulette wheel within the again. but if John Gannon—a prosperous sportsman with a penchant for suicide—showed up, front fell away!
Carnal Psycho, through Duane Rimel: They have been appealing and so they have been passionate—so he needed to wreck them all—in a fashion so stunning that readers will gasp!
Murder in Las Vegas, by way of Jack Waer: The big-time hood lay useless on Steve's mattress with 3 slugs from Steve's gun in his gun—yet Steve Walters hadn't the slightest proposal how he had gotten there. The wayward blonde who on my own may transparent his identify, had taken one name to many. while Steve burst into her house, he discovered her, all right—with her throat cut!

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Sherlock Holmes: The Hidden Years by Michael Kurland

By Michael Kurland

In 1891, Sherlock Holmes in a fight along with his arch-enemy, the Napoleon of Crime, Professor James Moriarty, plunged with him over the Reichenbach Falls to his inevitable dying. All of britain - certainly the full global - mourned the irreplaceable lack of the world's maximum detective. And that's the place issues stood until eventually 1894 while Holmes abruptly reappeared in London, revealing himself to his good friend Dr. John Watson, and resumed his actions as a consulting detective. Holmes remained very quiet and mysterious on these lacking 3 years, by no means particularly revealing accurately the place he'd been and what he'd performed within the 'hidden years."

Now, during this anthology of unique tales the reality approximately these thirty-five months is unveiled and Holmes' adventures defined. whereas a few tales position Holmes in such typical destinations as manhattan and San Francisco, others locate him excessive within the Himalayas or above the Arctic Circle. With tales from such writers as Rhys Bowen, Peter Beagle, Carolyn Wheat, Michael Collins etc, Sherlock Holmes: The Hidden Years is a must have e-book for each fan who has each puzzled concerning the untold adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra (A Baby by Vaseem Khan

By Vaseem Khan

Mumbai, homicide and a toddler elephant mix in an enthralling, cheerful secret for enthusiasts of Alexander McCall Smith and Rachel Joyce.

On the day he retires, Inspector Ashwin Chopra discovers that he has inherited an elephant: an not likely present which could no longer be extra inconvenient. For Chopra has one final case to solve...
But as his homicide research leads him throughout Mumbai - from its richest mansions to its murky underworld - he speedy discovers child elephant can be precisely what a good guy wishes.
So starts off the beginning of a rather unforeseen partnership, and an totally pleasant new sequence.

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The Redbreast by Jo Nesbø

By Jo Nesbø

No disrespect intended to Henning Mankell and Stieg Larsson, yet Jo Nesbø, the recent York instances bestselling writer of The Snowman, is the main intriguing Scandinavian mystery author within the crime fiction company. The Redbreast is a wonderful advent to Nesbø’s tough-as-nails sequence protagonist, Oslo police detective Harry gap. a super and epic novel, breathtaking in its scope and design—winner of The Glass Key for most sensible Nordic crime novel and chosen because the top Norwegian crime novel ever written via contributors of Norway’s ebook clubs—The Redbreast is a chilling story of homicide and betrayal that levels from the battlefields of worldwide battle to the streets of modern day Oslo. persist with gap as he races to prevent a killer and disarm a ticking time-bomb from his nation’s shadowy earlier. trend journal says that “nobody can delve into the darkish, twisted brain of a assassin greater than a Scandinavian mystery writer”…and no one does it larger than Jo Nesbø! James Patterson lovers also needs to be mindful.

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Deadly Communion (Liebermann Papers, Book 5) by Frank Tallis

By Frank Tallis

A sexual predator is at huge at the streets of Imperial Vienna and Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt appeals to his buddy, psychoanalyst Dr. Max Liebermann, for assistance.Early symptoms point out that the killer is not any traditional 'lust murderer' yet a wholly new phenomenon, his specific deviance revealing the darker preoccupations of the age. to appreciate his behaviour, Liebermann needs to hire the newest advancements in psychoanalysis and take a trip into uncharted areas of the human brain. along the unfolding of this annoying case, Liebermann needs to deal with his personal sufferers, together with a guy who claims to have obvious his double - the doppelganger of Germanic folklore - an event believed to be an omen of loss of life. As Liebermann discovers extra approximately this possible risk free guy, he turns into confident that his hallucinations are attributable to a anxious reminiscence, buried deep in his subconscious. may possibly a mysterious dream carry the major? because the investigations continue, Liebermann and Rheinhardt locate themselves drawn into the worlds of artwork and couture, worlds during which glamorous appearances masks the main sinister secrets and techniques.

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Too Many Traitors (The Hardy Boys Casefiles, Book 14) by Franklin W. Dixon

By Franklin W. Dixon

Treachery is similar in each language.

When Frank wins an all-expense-paid holiday to Spain's Costa del Sol, the brother detectives are set for a few sturdy instances within the sunny paradise. yet rather than flamenco tune and bullfights, Frank and Joe locate themselves working from the law.

It turns out their legit travel consultant has been murdered, and the proof issues at once at them. To make issues worse, the Hardys also are being hunted as spies by way of the KGB -- and as traitors through the community. Trapped in very tight spots, Frank and Joe want each ounce of bold and skill...to retain from being shipped domestic in matching packing containers.

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Pawing Through the Past (Mrs. Murphy, Book 8) by Rita Mae Brown

By Rita Mae Brown

"You'll by no means get old."

Each member of the category of 1980 has got the letter. Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen, who's at the organizing committee for Crozet High's 20th reunion, comes to a decision to take it as a praise. Others imagine it's a comic story.

But Mrs. Murphy senses difficulty. And the sly tiger cat is quickly confirmed correct ... while the category womanizer turns up lifeless with a bullet among his eyes. Then one other be aware by means of one other homicide makes it transparent that somebody has waited two decades to take revenge.

While Harry attempts to piece jointly the puzzle, it's as much as Mrs. Murphy and her animal neighbors to smell out the reality. And there isn't a lot time. Mrs. Murphy is the 1st to gain that Harry has been selected probably to Die, and if she doesn't hurry, Crozet High's 20th reunion will be Harry's final.

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