By Amy MyersJack Colby, automobile detective, takes a doubtless regimen fee that precipitates him right into a risky global of secrets and techniques and murder"
A fee to shop for a vintage Packard saloon from the Nineteen Thirties on behalf of a shopper must have been regimen for Jack Colby, yet this Packard is distinct . . . and as Jack struggles to piece jointly the auto s heritage and the secret surrounding it, he's quickly brought on right into a harmful global the place not anything is because it seems.
What is the explanation in the back of enigmatic banking multi-millionaire Philip Moxton s determined hope for this actual motor vehicle? no matter what it's, the auto s present proprietor, actor Tom Herrick, turns out to grasp it too and is all too prepared to promote. but if homicide moves, Jack is drawn right into a hunt for the fact that comprises not just his own happiness yet dealing with a constant killer.
By Agatha ChristieThe Queen of puzzle 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 complete oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and difficult puzzles to William Morrow Paperbacks. In her vintage secret Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?, a demise man’s bewildering final phrases pull an inquisitive younger guy and his attractive significant other right into a risky internet of deadly secrets.
By P. D. James
In their six years of marriage, Elizabeth and Darcy have solid a calm, chuffed existence for his or her relatives at Pemberley, Darcy’s remarkable property. Her father is a standard customer; her sister Jane and her husband, Bingley, reside within sight; the wedding clients for Darcy’s sister, Georgiana, are favorable. And arrangements for his or her annual autumn ball are continuing apace. yet at the eve of the ball, chaos descends. Lydia Wickham, Elizabeth’s disgraced sister who, together with her husband, has been barred from the property, arrives in a hysterical state—shrieking that Wickham has been murdered. Plunged into scary secret and a lurid homicide trial, the lives of Pemberley’s proprietors and servants alike might by no means be the same.
By Dan Brown
When the NSA's invincible code-breaking laptop encounters a mysterious code it can't holiday, the service provider calls its head cryptographer, Susan Fletcher, an excellent, attractive mathematician. What she uncovers sends surprise waves during the corridors of energy. The NSA is being held hostage--not by way of weapons or bombs -- yet by way of a code so complicated that if published could cripple U.S. intelligence. stuck in an accelerating tempest of secrecy and lies, Fletcher battles to avoid wasting the organisation she believes in. Betrayed on both sides, she reveals herself combating not just for her kingdom yet for her existence, and after all, for the lifetime of the guy she loves.
By Raymond ChandlerPhilip Marlowe's on a case: his shopper, a dried-up husk of a lady, wishes him to get better a unprecedented gold coin known as a Brasher Doubloon, lacking from her past due husband's assortment. that is the basic half. It turns into extra complex while Marlowe unearths that everybody who handles the coin suffers a run of very undesirable success: they continually turn out lifeless. that is additionally unfortunate for a personal investigator, simply because leaving a path of corpses round l. a. will get police officers' noses out of joint. If Marlowe does not wrap this one up speedy, he will turn out in reformatory - or worse, in a field within the flooring ...
By Michael InnesOver a interval of 20 years, a chain of hugely difficult artwork hoaxes were perpetrated at rigorously time periods, and in each one case, the sufferer has an excellent cause of holding quiet. Inspector Appleby's curiosity is kindled by means of an a laugh dinner-party anecdote. while he enlists assistance from his spouse and son, the resultant research is really a kin affair. The scenes shift rapidly among wonderful stately houses and the not-so-glorious artwork gallery of the irrepressibly doubtful Hildebert Braunkopf.
By Andrew VachssIt’s been years in view that Burke has been domestic, years due to the fact that he’s visible his “family” and labored within the underbelly of latest York urban. even supposing his visual appeal has replaced, his recognition grown dusty and his pockets skinny, his talents and his group stay razor sharp. So whilst he's contacted through a mob boss to enquire the homicide of his illegitimate daughter, Vonni, Burke takes the task and starts off looking for an unspeakably brutal killer.
Posing as a casting director trying to find tomorrow’s stars, Burke reaches out to the highschool scholars who knew Vonni, and will understand the identification of the killer. earlier than lengthy he finds a perverse enterprise—a younger director pursuing a brutal new form of cinema verité.
By Brian StablefordThe Shoggoths assault: "They have been so terrible earlier than that I dare now not say that they have been any further terrible after they got here again… They have been nonetheless unspeakable, nonetheless unthinkable—but even if i'll converse or reflect on them or no longer, they have been here."
Auguste Dupin is among the few people who can establish the infrequent Cthulhu Encryption etched within the flesh of a loss of life lady. The Comte de Saint-Germain owns a spouse cryptogram that he believes is the foremost to discovering a wonderful treasure buried by means of the pirate Levasseur. pressured via Shoggoths and tracked by means of Saint-Germain, Dupin needs to locate the most important to the complicated puzzle. Can the may well of Cthulhu be held at bay? or even if he unearths a solution, can he and his pals get away with their lives?
A riveting horror novel set in H.P. Lovecraft's Cthuhlu Mythos!
By Charlaine HarrisFrom the New York Times bestselling writer of lifeless Over Heels and the Sookie Stackhouse novels.
Roe continues to be in mourning over her husband's dying whilst a film corporation arrives in Lawrenceton. they have come to make a movie in line with a ebook written by means of her one-time boyfriend Robin Crusoe, a booklet that exact their shared research of a sequence of murders that happened years before.
but if the lead actress-who is enjoying Roe-is killed, Robin and Roe subscribe to forces once more to thwart a killer, with out figuring out that Roe herself is the subsequent aim.
By Michael InnesGorgeous Belrive Priory, including a mansion, park, and medieval ruins, is surrounded by way of the noise and neon indicators of its gaudy neighbors—a cotton mill, a brewery, and a prime highway. however, Arthur Ferryman is happy to come for a kin Christmas, yet is stunned to find that his cousins have taken up a brand new pastime—pistol taking pictures. Inspector Appleby arrives at the scene while one among Ferryman's cousins is located shot lifeless within the research, in a secret equipped on kin antagonisms.