Fruit of All Evil (A Farmers' Market Mystery)

By Paige Shelton

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Becca Robbins sells her farm-made jams and preserves on the neighborhood farmers' industry to make a residing. but if an area gorgeous makes a decision to tie the knot on the comparable industry, another individual comes to a decision to make a killing-and in basic terms Becca has the down-home knowledge to close the lid on a canny killer.

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Crazytown (The Darren Lockhart Mysteries, Book 1)

By Jon Grilz

While the physique of a murdered teenage boy is located within the forests of northern Minnesota, FBI distinct Agent Darren Lockhart is distributed in to enquire. Believing this demise to be one other in a string of unusual executions, Lockhart quickly reveals himself remoted within the north kingdom and dealing with a urban that not just fears the killer, but additionally the federal agent there to guard them. a lifetime of chasing America's worst criminals has taken it's toll and with the top of his profession looming, Lockhart has only one final likelihood to capture a maniac that has eluded him for over years. Set within the attractiveness and serenity of northern Minnesota, "Crazytown" is a narrative of deception, homicide, and betrayal that may switch Lockhart's lifestyles without end.

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The Purity of Vengeance: A Department Q Novel

By Jussi Adler-Olsen

The fourth publication in his division Q sequence, New York Times bestselling writer and Denmark’s number one crime author Jussi Adler-Olsen returns with Detective Carl Mørck’s so much sinister case yet.
 
In 1987, Nete Hermansen plans revenge on those that abused her—especially Curt Wad, a general practitioner who used to be a part of a circulation to sterilize wayward ladies within the 1950s.
More than 20 years later, Detective Carl Mørck already has lots on his brain whilst he's awarded with the case of a brothel proprietor, a lady named Rita, who went lacking within the eighties: New proof has emerged within the case that despatched Carl to division Q.

But whilst Carl’s assistants, Assad and Rose, study that various other folks disappeared round the related weekend as Rita, Carl takes become aware of. Sifting in the course of the facts, they inch in the direction of Curt Wad, who's nonetheless dedicated to his twisted ideals, and whose remedy of Nete simply tricks at his skill for evil.

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Crimson Angel: A Benjamin January historical mystery set in New Orleans and Haiti (A Benjamin January Mystery)

By Barbara Hambly

Benjamin January is pressured to trip to Haiti to hunt his family’s misplaced treasure, as a way to retailer every thing he holds dear

When Jefferson Vitrack – the white half-brother of Benjamin January’s spouse - turns up on January’s doorstep in the summertime of 1838 claiming he has found a clue to the whereabouts of the family’s misplaced treasure, January has no hesitation approximately refusing to aid search for it. For the treasure lies in Haiti, the island that used to be France’s so much ecocnomic colony – until eventually the blood-chilling repression practiced there via the whites upon their slaves caused a savage uprising. The world’s merely Black Republic nonetheless appears to be like with murderous distrust upon any strangers who may possibly set foot there, and January is in no hurry to go.

But while Vitrack is murdered, and makes an attempt are made on January’s spouse and himself, he is familiar with that he has no selection. He needs to search the treasure himself, to attract the unknown killers into the open, a bloody path that leads first to Cuba, then to Haiti, and at last to the key that lies buried with the accursed gold.

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A Letter of Mary: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes (A Mary Russell Mystery)

By Laurie R. King

The 3rd publication within the Mary Russell–Sherlock Holmes series.

It is 1923. Mary Russell Holmes and her husband, the retired Sherlock Holmes, are having fun with the summer season jointly on their Sussex property once they are visited by means of an outdated buddy, leave out Dorothy Ruskin, an archeologist simply again from Palestine. She leaves of their security an old manuscript which turns out to trace on the hazard that Mary Magdalene was once an apostle--an artifact absolute to fan the flames of a hurricane of biblical proportions within the Christian institution. whilst Ruskin is all of sudden killed in a sad twist of fate, Russell and Holmes locate themselves at the path of a fiendishly shrewdpermanent assassin. A Letter of Mary by Laurie R. King is brimming with political intrigue, theological arcana, and impressive Holmesian deductions.

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Tears of Pearl: A Novel of Suspense (Lady Emily Mysteries)

By Tasha Alexander

Set amid the sweetness and decadence of the Ottoman Empire, girl Emily's newest event is filled with intrigue, treachery, and romance.

Looking ahead to the thrill of connubial bliss, newlyweds woman Emily and Colin Hargreaves, diplomats of the British Empire, set out towards Turkey for an unique honeymoon. yet on their first evening within the urban, a harem woman is located murdered, strangled within the courtyard of the sultan's lavish Yildiz Palace. Sir Richard St. Clare, an Englishman who works on the embassy in Constantinople, is current and acknowledges the woman as his personal daughter who was once abducted two decades previous. Emily and Colin promise the heartbroken father that they will locate her killer, yet because the research profits pace, they locate that visual appeal might be deceiving―especially in the confines of the seraglio.

As a lady, Emily is given entry to the forbidden international of the harem and speedy discovers that its mysterious, sheltered partitions provide no safeguard from a ruthless assassin. because the variety of sufferers grows, Emily needs to depend upon her personal sharp wit in a heart-stopping finale if she is to prevent a killer bent on exacting vengeance regardless of what percentage blameless lives he leaves in his wake.

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Shipwrecks (Harvest Book)

By Akira Yoshimura

Isaku is a nine-year-old boy residing in a distant, desperately terrible fishing village at the coast of Japan. His humans trap just enough fish to survive, and so needs to distill salt to promote to neighboring villages. yet this serves one other, extra sinister goal: the fires of the salt cauldrons entice passing ships towards the shore and onto rocky shoals. whilst a boat runs aground, the villagers slaughter the group and loot the shipment for rice, wine, and wealthy cuisine. at some point a boat founders at the rocks. yet Isaku learns that its shipment is much deadlier than may well ever be imagined. Shipwrecks, the 1st novel by way of the nice jap author Yoshimura to be translated into English, is a stunningly strong, Gothic story of destiny and retribution.

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Cream Puff Murder (Hannah Swensen Mysteries)

By Joanne Fluke

Bakery proprietor Hannah Swensen has a costume to slot into and a date together with her sister, Andrea, at Lake Eden's new gymnasium, Heavenly our bodies. Dragging herself up and about on a frigid Minnesota morning for workout, of all issues, is undesirable sufficient. getting to know the physique of man-eating bombshell Ronni Ward floating within the gym's jacuzzi? ok, that is worse. Nor does it aid that there is a plate of The Cookie Jar's own cream puffs garnishing the homicide scene.

Trying to slim the record of Ronni's enemies all the way down to fewer than part the town's girl inhabitants, Hannah has her plate complete. hassle is, in terms of cookies--and to murder--there's continually room for an additional. . .

"Foodie enthusiasts will consume up Fluke's comfortable. . . A fluffy mixture of chocolates and suspense." --Publishers Weekly

"Entertaining and sprinkled with tempting recipes. it is a candy deal with of a novel." --The big name Tribune (Minneapolis, MN)

"A tasty treat." --Kirkus Reviews

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Heads You Lose (The Mike Shayne Mysteries Book 8)

After listening to a homicide over the telephone, Mike Shayne searches for the killer

Woken by way of the phone, Mike Shayne is disoriented. notwithstanding he has been on my own due to the fact his spouse used to be murdered, he has no longer gotten used to snoozing by means of himself. The voice at the different finish of the phone snaps him again into fact. It’s his good friend Clem Wilson, calling from a filling station open air of Miami, and there's terror in his voice. He has time for only a few phrases ahead of Shayne hears the crack of damaged glass and the thud of a falling body.
 
by the point he reaches the filling station, the police are already there and Wilson has bullets in his chest—and both of them might were adequate to kill him. Clem Wilson used to be combined up in anything he couldn’t deal with, and if Mike Shayne can’t put aside his grief and resolve the secret, his buddy are not the final to die.

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