By Ann B. Ross
The ideal subsequent direction within the New York Times–bestselling series—plus dozens of recipes from Abbotsville’s most sensible cooks
Autumn’s crisp chunk is within the air, yet pass over Julia quickly discovers that, sadly, leaves aren’t the one issues falling. James, Hazel Marie’s housekeeper, has taken a bad tumble down a few stairs. How can Hazel Marie feed and look after him—not to say a husband, son, and dual child girls—when she slightly is aware the way to boil water? pass over Julia in a timely fashion organizes the women of Abbotsville to provide Hazel Marie cooking classes. yet sooner than she will chill out, Hazel Marie’s shady preacher-uncle turns up—just as pass over Julia learns that James has roped younger Lloyd into an online scam!
Filled with mayhem, scrumptious recipes, and many steel-magnolia-style motion, Miss Julia Stirs Up Trouble is a banquet from disguise to cover.
By Dorothy L. Sayers
A filthy rich basic dies in his membership, surrounded through fellow veterans—and Lord Peter needs to conflict to unravel the case
Even the Bellona Club’s so much committed contributors might by no means name it energetic. Its surroundings is that of a morgue—or, at top, a funeral parlor—and on Armistice Day the gloom is barely heightened. Veterans of the nice battle assemble on the Bellona to not hash over outdated victories, yet to stare into their whiskies and whinge approximately outdated accidents, shrinking pensions, and the lingering results of shell surprise. even though he acts jolly, Lord Peter Wimsey reveals the vacation grim. And this Armistice Day, loss of life has come to affix the festivities.
The elderly normal Fentiman—a hero of the Crimean War—expires sitting up in his favourite chair. throughout city, his sister dies at the similar day, throwing the General’s half-million-pound inheritance into turmoil. because the state celebrates and suspicions run revolt, Lord Peter needs to realize what sort of soldier could have the nerve to homicide a common.
By Marcia Muller
Deepest eye Sharon McCone's 12th secret now in paperback. Responding to a former colleague's request for support, Sharon McCone travels to the high-desert city of Tufa Lake, California, to trace down a advertisement mining operation that may heavily harm the atmosphere . . . and a killer bent on even deadlier destruction. "Fans of Sara Paretsky and Sue Grafton . . . are in for a treat".--Kansas urban superstar.
By Agatha Christie
The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth pass over Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and confusing 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 appealing better half right into a risky internet of deadly secrets.
By Carolyn Hart
Annie Darling, proprietor of the demise on call for secret book place, is understandably disillusioned. it is not like her p.i. husband Max to all at once disappear—and murder is easily now not his type. but if his vehicle is located deserted on a distant highway with a brutally slain, once-beautiful younger girl close by and the homicide weapon stashed within the trunk, Annie's worst fears appear justified.
The police have Max all yet attempted and convicted—except for leader Billy Cameron, whose unshakable trust in his friend's innocence activates his removing from the case. And as a media circus descends on tiny Broward's Rock, Annie should position her personal existence in jeopardy to transparent her husband's identify. yet time is working out—and she has just one slender likelihood to unmask a killer who simply could have dedicated the suitable crime.
By Donald J. Sobol
Remedy a few extra difficult mysteries with great sleuth Encyclopedia Brown!
Leroy Brown is again within the Encyclopedia Brown series. As Idaville's ten-year-old superstar detective, Encyclopedia has an uncanny knack for minutiae. along with his unconventional wisdom, he solves mysteries for the local youngsters via his personal detective organization. yet his dad additionally occurs to be the executive of the Idaville police division, and each evening round the dinner desk, Encyclopedia is helping him resolve probably the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries, not just does Encyclopedia have an opportunity to unravel them, yet readers are given all of the clues to boot and will chime in with their very own recommendations. Interactive and enjoyable, it is vintage Encyclopedia Brown!
“I enjoyed Encyclopedia Brown as a kid.”—Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of The short Wondrous lifetime of Oscar Wao
By Edward Marston
In June 1916, a tender lady named Charlotte Reid is located murdered in a cinema. Harvery Marmion and Joe Keedy are assigned the duty of discovering the killer who so elusively fled at nighttime. sooner than lengthy, extra sufferers, of outstanding similarity yet differing backgrounds, are discovered lifeless round the urban. in the meantime, miles from domestic, Marmion’s son Paul prepares for all times at the entrance line as he marches in the direction of the conflict of the Somme.
By Carole Bugge
Holmes and Watson locate themselves stuck up in a posh chess board of an issue, regarding a clandestine love affair and the disappearance of a worthwhile sapphire. Professor James Moriarty is again to tease and torment, top the duo on a chase in the course of the darkish and unsafe again streets of London and past.
By Parnell Hall
The Puzzle woman embarks on one other experience concerning one vintage motion picture and that includes new puzzles by way of Will Shortz
When an aged boarder at a Bakerhaven bed-and-breakfast drops lifeless in the course of afternoon tea, there is not anything quite suspicious approximately it―except for the Sudoku in his jacket pocket. but if a moment physique turns up within the window seat and an post-mortem indicates either males have been poisoned with elderberry wine, the Puzzle woman suspects she's facing a cold-blooded killer who for a few cause is copying the Cary furnish motion picture Arsenic and previous Lace, within which outdated girls who run a boarding condo poison aged widowers and bury them within the basement. extra murders, extra puzzles, and a grave dug within the cellar appear to cement the theory.
Ordinarily, Cora might consume a case like this for breakfast, yet for as soon as she cannot determine it out. And she's uncertain if the clues do not upload up, or if the much-married Puzzle woman is simply distracted by way of being interested in her first romantic entanglement in years.
Arsenic and previous Puzzles is stuffed with laughs, mayhem, and enjoyable new puzzles through Will Shortz. secret and puzzle lovers will locate a lot to take pleasure in during this most recent deal with from Parnell Hall.
By I. J. Parker
A tangled net of deceit moves very on the subject of domestic during this new secret of historic Japan that includes Sugawara Akitada
Eleventh-century Japan is the expertly learned surroundings for I. J. Parker?s creative secret sequence that includes sleuth Sugawara Akitada. In The Hell Screen, Akitada is on his method to the bedside of his loss of life mom whilst undesirable climate forces him to take shelter in a temple whose critical treasure is a brilliantly painted hell display. might be its violent imagery impacts his desires: that evening he's woke up by means of a scream. It?s simply after Akitada returns to a scene of family disappointment and scandal that the importance of that cry turns into transparent. For whereas he slept, a lady used to be murdered, and now he needs to locate her killer.