By Gertrude Chandler Warner
Grandfather's buddy, Mr. Yee, has damaged his arm and can't are inclined to his loved vegetable plot locally backyard. The Alden childrens gladly supply their prone to aid him along with his prize-winning vegetables. yet they quickly examine anything mysterious is afoot on the group backyard. greens pass lacking, and apparently anyone is deliberately vandalizing the backyard plots. fortunately for the area people gardeners, the Boxcar childrens are at the case!
By Margaret Frazer
FAMILY secrets and techniques AND A LEGACY LOST...
in the summertime of 1448, while Sir Ralph Woderove is located murdered close to his property, no longer even his family members mourns. a troublesome, vicious guy of many quarrels, Sir Ralph might have been killed via nearly somebody. And notwithstanding the consensus is that his soul has without doubt long past to Hell, Sir Ralph will proceed to infuriate his heirs in demise throughout the grossly insufficient phrases of his estate's settlement.
It falls to Dame Frevisse to escort Sir Ralph's widow and daughter again to their manor, whilst one other loss of life happens lower than questionable situations - making it transparent that now not all grievances were laid to leisure. And as relations secrets and techniques are dragged out into the sunshine, Dame Frevisse realizes that there's a assassin between them who won't relaxation till the Woderove legacy has been settled as soon as and for all...
"Beautifully written and captures the essence of the characters in a manner that is bittersweet in addition to accurate." - the simplest Reviews
"Frazer's newest will please either Frevisse afficionados and historic secret readers new to the series." - Booklist
By John Searles
John Searles’s support for the Haunted is an unforgettable tale of a most unique relations, their deep secrets and techniques, their harrowing tragedy, and finally, a daughter’s discovery of a depressing and unforeseen mystery.
Sylvie Mason’s mom and dad have an strange occupation—helping “haunted souls” locate peace. After receiving an odd cellphone name one winter’s evening, they depart the home and are later murdered in an previous church in a scary act of violence.
A 12 months later, Sylvie resides within the care of her older sister, who will be guilty for what occurred to their mom and dad. Now, the inquisitive teen pursues the secret, relocating in the direction of the information of what happened that night—and to the reality approximately her family’s earlier and the secrets and techniques that experience haunted them for years.
Capturing the bright eeriness of Stephen King’s works with the compelling quirkiness of John Irving’s loved novels, Help for the Haunted is that infrequent tale that brings to existence a richly imagined and completely unique world.
By Ian Rankin
Inspector John Rebus has tousled badly this time, so badly that he is been despatched to a type of reform college for broken police officers. whereas there one of the last-chancers referred to as "resurrection men," he joins a covert venture to realize facts of a drug heist orchestrated through 3 of his classmates. however the crew has been assigned an unsolved homicide that can have resulted from Rebus's personal mistake. Now Rebus cannot verify if he is been manage for a fall or if his disgraced classmates are as ruthless as he suspects. while Detective Sergeant Siobhan Clarke discovers that her research of an artwork dealer's homicide is tied to Rebus's inquiry, the two-protÈgÈ and mentor-join forces. quickly they locate themselves in the middle of a much bigger scandal than that they had imagined-a plot with conspirators in each nook of Scotland and lethal implications approximately their colleagues. With the bright eye for personality and position that earned him the identify "the Dickens of Edinburgh," Ian Rankin offers a page-turning novel of difficult suspense.
Carl Herbold is a cold-blooded psychopath who has simply escaped the prison the place he used to be serving a lifestyles sentence. Bent on revenge, he is going again to the place he began--Blewer County, Texas...
Born deaf, in recent times widowed, Anna Corbett fights to maintain the ranch that's her son's birthright, unaware that she is on the heart of Herbold's terrible scheme--and that her global of self-imposed isolation is set to explode...
Drifter Jack Sawyer arrives at Anna's ranch requesting paintings, hoping to guard the blameless lady and her son from Herbold's rage. yet Sawyer cannot outrun the secrets and techniques that stalk him--or the day of reckoning watching for them all...
By Edward Marston
In June 1916, a tender girl 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. earlier than lengthy, extra sufferers, of outstanding similarity yet differing backgrounds, are chanced on 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 Parnell Hall
Sturdy previous Stanley, continuously keen to do a want. Stanley Hastings, the worst inner most detective in New York--maybe within the recognized universe--enters the massive league. whilst requested to enquire Sergeant MacAullif's son-in-law, Stanley will get himself into hassle all over again. Doing favors can create loads of difficulties. while Stanley takes at the case, he finally ends up doing yet one more desire than he anticipated: he unwittingly takes the blame for the questionable dealings of MacAullif's son-in-law. Now he needs to give you the chance out of this m
By Laura Childs
Indigo Tea store proprietor Theodosia Browning heads to a vineyard the place she is set to profit the genuine which means of terroir…
Steeped in Evil
Theodosia hasn't ever thought of herself a wine connoisseur—tea has consistently been…well, her cup of tea. yet that doesn’t suggest she’s going to go up a call for participation to a posh wine-tasting social gathering on the upscale Knighthall vineyard, simply open air of Charleston, South Carolina. regrettably, a candy night takes on a sour aftertaste whilst a lifeless physique is came across in a single of the wine barrels. The son of owner Jordan Knight has been murdered.
Dissatisfied with the police research, Knight turns to Theo for support. She’s heard in the course of the grapevine that there are either relatives and enterprise difficulties at Knighthall. they are saying in vino veritas, yet each person on the vineyard appears mendacity via their the teeth. Sorting in the course of the visitor checklist in addition to relatives and employees, Theo has her decide of suspects. it could seem like the killer has her over a barrel, yet cracking difficult instances is classic Theodosia Browning.
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By Steven Saylor
The hideously disfigured physique used to be present in the atrium. the single clues are a blood-soaked cloak, and, carved into the stone on the corpse's ft, the notice Sparta. The murdered guy used to be the overseer of Marcus Crassus's property, it sounds as if killed by way of runaway slaves bent on becoming a member of Spartacus's insurrection. based on the homicide, the rich, robust Crassus vows to honor an historical legislations and kill his ninety-nine ultimate slaves in 3 days. Now Gordianus the Finder has been summoned from Rome by way of a mysterious shopper to determine the reality concerning the homicide sooner than the 3 days are up.
Enmeshed in an international of determined slaves and duplicitous masters, extravagant feasts and sordid secrets and techniques, Gordianus needs to threat all he loves, together with his existence, to prevent a mindless slaughter-and shop the very way forward for Rome itself.
By Andrew Vachss
From the fashionable grasp of noir, Andrew Vachss, comes this heart-topping and bestselling new mystery that perfectly reinvents the Burke sequence.
Urban Outlaw Burke slightly survives an assault by means of a certified hit squad that kills his companion. With a brand new face, Burke is going into hiding. And at the hunt. Dead and Gone takes him from the streets of latest York urban via a cross-country underground, and deep into his personal tortured prior. The violent trip results in a spot that exists purely within the desires of the darkest degenerates in the world.