By Phil Rickman
Merrily is called to enquire a potential ghost sighting in her 7th fascinating adventure
In the prosperous, historical city of Ludlow, a teenage boy dies in a fall from the citadel ruins. coincidence or suicide? No nice mystery—so why does the boy's uncle, retired detective Andy Mumford, flip to diocesan exorcist Merrily Watkins? extra humans will die earlier than Merrily, her personal destiny doubtful, uncovers a perilous obsession with suicide, dying, and the afterlife hidden inside of those shadowed medieval streets.
By John Mortimer
A Rumpole Christmas is a suite of 5 vacation stories?never sooner than released in ebook shape? depicting the previous Bailey Hack at his adorable most sensible. In ?Rumpole and Father Christmas,? the English barrister encounters a familiar-looking Santa who he thinks is a thief. In ?Rumpole?s Slimmed Down Christmas,? he is going to a new-age spa whilst ?She who has to be obeyed? insists that he lose a number of kilos. In ?Rumpole and the Christmas Break,? he protects Hilda as a shady pass judgement on flirts along with her whereas on a vacation that seems to be something yet relaxing.
Witty and compulsively readable, this impossible to resist new assortment will offer solace to the legions of lovers lamenting John Mortimer?s demise early this year.
By Johan Theorin
WINNER OF SWEDEN’S top CRIME NOVEL AWARD
On the idyllic island of Öland, off the coast of northern Sweden, a tender couple from Stockholm attempts to begin existence afresh. For Joakim and Katrine Westin, reclaiming a long-neglected kin manor should be a exertions of affection, as they slowly convey the sprawling domestic again to lifestyles and introduce their young ones to the island’s woodlands, glens, and shores. yet within the Westins’ new domestic, there are issues that can't be repaired, lives that experience long gone unsuitable, and secrets and techniques that experience them. while the kinfolk is struck by way of tragedy, it’s as much as grief-stricken Joakim to place jointly a puzzle of inexplicable loss, insufferable suspicion, and tangled lives. during this powerhouse of suspense–at as soon as a criminal offense novel and a searing kin drama–a domestic outfitted as a take care of from the ocean turns into a human hurricane of homicide.
By Sheila Connolly
Apple orchard proprietor Meg Corey is ultimately feeling settled into her new existence in Granford--she's made pals, and her courting with Seth Chapin is heating up--when her previous Boston coworker Lauren communicate comes barreling into city, operating the Congressional crusade for a former place of birth soccer hero. yet Meg does not have time to fret approximately why Seth turns out reluctant to again Lauren's crusade whilst her neighbor, neighborhood dairy farmer Joyce Truesdell, is located useless from an obvious kick to the top from one among her cows.
When an post-mortem indicates that the deadly blow really got here from a weapon, Meg is much more . well known opinion issues to Joyce's husband because the offender, yet Meg can not help brooding about if anyone sought after the outspoken dairy farmer out of the way--but why? She'll need to discover who had a red meat with the sufferer, earlier than she's the subsequent one to get creamed...
INCLUDES DELICIOUS RECIPES
By Agatha Christie
The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth omit Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her whole oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and difficult puzzles to William Morrow Paperbacks. Christie’s Tommy and Tuppence Beresford are Partners in Crime—or relatively companions in crime solving—and needs to display their deductive talents in quite a lot of confounding situations after agreeing to take over Blunt’s foreign Detective Agency.
By Julie Campbell
Di Lynch’s Uncle Monty has invited Trixie, Honey, and the remainder of the Bob-Whites to his Arizona dude ranch for wintry weather holiday. there'll be plenty to do—horseback driving, swimming, festivals—but Trixie is hoping for an task that isn’t at the ordinary checklist. She wishes one other secret.
By Joanne Fluke
Bakery proprietor Hannah Swensen has a gown to slot into and a date together with her sister, Andrea, at Lake Eden's new fitness center, Heavenly our bodies. Dragging herself up and doing 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 support that there is a plate of The Cookie Jar's own cream puffs garnishing the homicide scene.
Trying to slender the record of Ronni's enemies right down to fewer than part the town's girl inhabitants, Hannah has her plate complete. difficulty is, by way of cookies--and to murder--there's regularly room for another. . .
"Foodie fanatics 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 superstar Tribune (Minneapolis, MN)
"A tasty treat." --Kirkus Reviews
By Kate Collins
8 years in the past, Abby Knight babysat for an issue teenager named Elizabeth. at the present time, Elizabeth’s again, with a brand new identify (Libby) and an entire new lifestyles (stolen)—namely, one who already belongs to Abby. Libby’s even attempting to thieve Abby’s boyfriend, Marco. yet imitation rather turns into the sincerest type of hassle whilst Abby reveals herself the accused dupe in a weird and wonderful homicide plot.
By Stuart Woods
Home will get sizzling for targeted agent Holly Barker.
Going domestic might be challenging. yet for distinctive Agent Holly Barker, it may be her one probability for justice opposed to an outdated enemy...