Download E-books Why Me? (Dortmunder, Book 5) PDF

By Donald E. Westlake

Dortmunder attracts overseas realization whilst he steals the inaccurate ring The Byzantine fireplace is way greater than a ninety-carat ruby. As a stone it's worthy over 1000000 funds, a price tremendously elevated by means of its 24-karat gold band—but its heritage makes it worthy. a hoop that has been fought for with sword and pen, and handed from kingdom to state via all demeanour of robbery and trickery, it ultimately made its approach to the us. the U.S. has agreed to come it to Turkey, yet it's approximately to be stolen two times extra. A gang of Greeks armed with Sten weapons burst into the protection room at JFK Airport and get away with the invaluable stone, which they deposit within the secure at a small jeweler's store in Queens. a couple of hours later, unfortunate thief John Dortmunder, waiting for a regimen theft, steals it back. a lot blood has been shed for this little ruby, and Dortmunder's should be subsequent.

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Download E-books A Grave Talent: A Novel (A Kate Martinelli Mystery) PDF

By Laurie R. King

THE FIRST e-book within the KATE MARTINELLI secret SERIES

In Laurie R. King's Grave Talent, the unthinkable has occurred in a small group open air of San Francisco. a sequence of stunning murders has happened, the sufferers a long way too blameless and defenseless. For lesbian Detective Kate Martinelli, simply promoted to murder and coupled with a pro cop who is below delighted to be passed a eco-friendly accomplice, it is a tricky case that simply retains getting harder.

Then the police obtain what seems to be a case-breaking lead: it sounds as if one of many citizens of this atypical colony is Vaun Adams, arguably the century's maximum girl painter and a infamous felon as soon as convicted of a heinous crime.

But what particularly occurred eighteen years in the past? To convey a assassin to justice, Kate needs to delve into the artist's darkish past―even if it capability wasting every little thing she holds dear.

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Download E-books Appleby And Honeybath (Sir John Appleby, Book 34; Charles Honeybath, Book 4) PDF

By Michael Innes

Each English mansion has a locked room, and Grinton corridor is not any exception. The library has hidden doorways and passages—and a corpse. but if the corpse is going lacking, Sir John Appleby and Charles Honeybath have a good extra difficult case on their arms. simply how did it disappear while the doorways and home windows have been securely locked? A bevy of worthy houseguests provide unending counsel, however the detectives suspect that they're concealing very important details. may well the treasures at the library cabinets be so precious that somebody might homicide for them?

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Download E-books The Good Thief's Guide to Vegas: A Mystery PDF

By Chris Ewan

Chris Ewan's The reliable Thief's consultant to Vegas is the following caper in a chain that is being referred to as "impressive… comic…fresh" (Publishers Weekly--starred review).

Charlie Howard isn't really just a part-time crime author and part-time thief; he is additionally a magician. For his subsequent trick, he will relieve Josh Masters, the recognized illusionist vying for the affections of Charlie's agent Victoria, of a fortune in on line casino chips stashed in his inn secure. Revenge will be sweet―if there were not a useless redhead floating in Masters' tub and Masters himself hadn't simply disappeared in a pant of smoke after dishonest at roulette. confident that Charlie is in at the rip-off, the casino's proprietors supply him an very unlikely project: pull off an difficult heist to reimburse the home for each buck his "accomplice" made off with, or take pleasure in a one-way journey into the desert.

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Download E-books The Busy Woman's Guide to Murder (A Charlotte Adams Mystery) PDF

By Mary Jane Maffini

Mona Pringle, the neighborhood 911 operator, is looking Charlotte Adams together with her personal emergency: Serena Redding, a highschool "mean woman" who used to torment Mona, is coming again for a reunion. while Mona talks approximately how sturdy it's going to think to kill Serena, Charlotte does not think she potential it. but if a girl who seems like Serena is killed in a success- and-run, and one other former suggest woman can be run down, Charlotte realizes she must glance either methods for the now-missing Mona.

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Download E-books Honest Doubt PDF

By Amanda Cross

Professor Charles Haycock is useless from a healthy dose of his personal center drugs. The secret isn't why Haycock used to be murdered-very few may possibly abdominal the woman-hating prof?but who did the deed. Estelle "Woody" Woodhaven, a personal investigator employed to discover the killer, clearly enlists the aid of that indefatigable beginner sleuth, Kate Fansler. jointly, they begin to tug on the unfastened ends of the very tangled Clifton collage English division. The checklist of suspects is longer than the freshman survey interpreting record. and because the ladies defuse the host of literary landmines set out for them, Woody suspects they?re in simple terms scratching the outside of a really huge and sinister plot. . . .

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Download E-books The Darkening Archipelago (Cole Blackwater, Book 2) PDF

By Stephen Legault

After evading demise whereas attempting to keep Alberta's breathtaking Cardinal Divide from the specter of coal mining, Cole Blackwater learns that his pal and previous purchaser Archie Ravenwing is presumed lifeless within the shadowy depths of British Columbia's Broughton Archipelago. Days earlier than his disappearance, Ravenwing was once close to unravelling a company conspiracy surrounding an epidemic of sea lice which could decimate the wild salmon inhabitants alongside the BC beach. whereas Cole and newspaper reporter Nancy Webber look for solutions, Cole is haunted by means of the darkish mystery surrounding his personal father's mysterious dying. For Nancy, whose advanced emotions for Cole have resurfaced, attending to the ground of his relations background turns into either a certified and private obsession.

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Download E-books Rumpole Misbehaves PDF

By John Mortimer

The subsequent novel within the Rumpole sequence from the loved and bestselling grasp of the court

The Rumpole novels have garnered legions of fanatics who express no signal of forsaking their favourite curmudgeonly British barrister. Now in Rumpole Misbehaves, our hero takes on not anything under the recent Labour govt while their ridiculous new Anti- Social habit Orders land a Timson baby in entrance of the bench for enjoying football on a fancy London highway. besides the fact that, Rumpole quick discovers that the complainant is hiding a few nefarious secrets and techniques of her personal. As he investigates the homicide of a prostitute with hyperlinks to white slavery and unscrupulous dealings in a central authority division, Rumpole also needs to wrangle along with his fellow barristers as they threaten him with an ASBO for bringing nutrients, wine, and small cigars into his room in chambers.

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Download E-books The Amorous Nightingale (Christopher Redmayne, Book 2) PDF

By Edward Marston

Famous good looks and singer Harriet Gow has earned a place envied via each to be had ladies of the recovery interval: she is the King's favourite mistress. After seeing her practice, Christopher Redmayne is additionally captivated and the effect Harriet made remains to be lingering in his brain whilst he's summoned urgently by way of Charles II. Harriet has been abducted, and Redmayne, with assistance from his pal Jonathan Bale - a Puritan constable - is engaged to unravel this soft affair. The facade of splendor and gentility quickly starts to disintegrate within the face in their investigations. Harriet is, certainly, an amorous nightingale; the material of her existence entangled in jealousy, avarice and lust. simply as Redmayne and Bale begin to query even if she is basically the sufferer or the in charge get together a brutal homicide offers the answer...

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Download E-books Grace Takes Off (Manor House Mystery, Book 4) PDF

By Julie Hyzy

A visit to Italy’s Tuscan geographical region is a dream come real for curator and supervisor of Marshfield Manor, Grace Wheaton. not less than till her boss—and benefactor of this whirlwind excursion—becomes the objective of a murderer…

When Grace and her boss, Bennett Marshfield, take place on the Italian villa of 1 of his oldest buddies, they’re to find that almost all of his friend’s extraordinary artwork collection—including a prized bronze cranium crafted by means of Picasso—is pretend. anyone has been promoting the true offers and changing them with expert forgeries.

Unfortunately, Grace and Bennett need to fly domestic the next day to come, so there’s no time to enquire. yet their problems are not often over. at the aircraft, Grace catches a girl attempting to poison Bennett. the lady, after all, isn’t conversing, yet by way of the top of the flight, there are useless our bodies. Now Grace has to wing it to discover a mile-high murderer—especially considering she suspects Bennett remains to be at risk

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