Big City Jacks (Severn House Large Print)

By Nick Oldham

The most modern Detective Inspector Christie mystery while the brutally murdered physique of a Manchester drug broker is located dumped simply contained in the Lancashire border, it seems that the lifeless guy were a CID informant operating for a small nucleus of corrupt detectives. Then a high-profile trial of a Manchester gangster collapses in disarray, amid accusations of police misconduct. Thrust into the research of the drug dealer's loss of life is DCI Henry Christie, lately again to paintings after a interval of suspension. Hoping for a steady re-entry into the task, Christie is in its place plunged headlong right into a advanced homicide research which has far-reaching results for the police provider . . .

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Murder Takes Time: Friendship & Honor Series, Book One (Volume 1)

By Giacomo Giammatteo

A string of brutal murders has our bodies piling up in Brooklyn, and Detective Frankie Donovan is familiar with what's going. Clues left on the crime scenes element to somebody from the previous local, and that won't solid.

Frankie has taken oaths in his life--the one he took to uphold the legislations while he grew to become a cop, and the single he took together with his top pals once they have been 8 years outdated and inseparable. these relationships have compelled Frankie to make many difficult judgements, yet now he faces the hardest one in all his existence; he has 5 murders to unravel and a kind of pals is in charge. If Frankie we could him move, he breaks the oath he took as a cop and hazards wasting his task. but when he attempts to deliver him in, he breaks the oath he stored for twenty-five years--and hazards wasting his lifestyles.

In the local the place Frankie Donovan grew up, you never broke an oath.

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Harriet the Spy, Double Agent (Harriet the Spy Adventures (Dell Yearling Book))

By Louise Fitzhugh, Maya Gold

Harriet is inspired to profit that the lady she has befriended, now referred to as Annie Smith, is the person that not just created 3 names–Rosarita Sauvage, Yolanda Montezuma, and Zoe Carpaccio–but additionally 3 unique personalities to check. This lady has power. Being a secret agent has continuously been quite solitary, so Harriet is happy to have a brand new buddy and secret agent companion. yet then Harriet realizes that Annie finds little or no approximately herself, and certainly, isn't really telling the reality approximately the place she is going and who she meets at the weekend. activity says he’s in love with the woman, yet Annie shall we drop she’s in love with an older guy. Harriet can’t comprehend whatever in any respect approximately this factor known as love–even whilst she asks Ole Golly for suggestion, she nonetheless wonders. yet as Harriet unravels Annie’s secret, she involves delight in the various other forms of affection there are.

Praise for Harriet the Spy® and Her Friends
Harriet the Spy®

“Harriet is . . . entirely relatable no matter if you’re 11 or a number of instances that age.”—
Harriet Spies Again
by way of Louise Fitzhugh and Helen Ericson
Winner of the Edgar Award for top Juvenile Novel

“Ericson has completely captured the voice and pacing of Fitzhugh’s unique novel in a continuing rendering of a clean, stress-free tale for today’s readers.” —School Library Journal

Harriet the undercover agent, Double Agent
by means of Louise Fitzhugh and Maya Gold

“Harriet the undercover agent is again, and Gold does a reputable activity of retaining the distinctive personality and her crusty charm.” —Booklist

The lengthy Secret

[STAR] “Written with subtlety, compassion, and [Louise Fitzhugh’s] awesome skill to work out contained in the minds of children.” —School Library Journal, Starred

[STAR] “A priceless successor to Harriet the Spy—and that's excessive tribute.” —Booklist, Starred

From the Hardcover edition.

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A Christmas Guest: A Novel (The Christmas Stories)

By Anne Perry

Anne Perry has dazzled readers for many years along with her gripping Victorian novels and has gained new enthusiasts together with her acclaimed global battle I sequence. Perry’s exciting Christmas novels, fresh additions to her designated repertoire, are set within the so much joyous season of the yr.

In A Christmas visitor, Mariah Ellison, higher referred to as the vinegar-tongued Grandmama from the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt sequence, makes a gorgeous visual appeal in a bracing tale packed with devious satisfaction . . . and sure death.
For Grandmama Ellison, Christmas is not any cause to rejoice. And whilst her daughter and son-in-law plan a Christmas holiday to Paris sans hers really, the cantankerous Grandmama is pressured to stick elsewhere–and travels to the cold, windswept Romney Marshes to spend the vacation with Charlotte Pitt’s mom and dad, Caroline and Joshua Fielding.

Grandmama is instantly depressing. For starters, Christmas with the Fieldings is not anything just like the cultured existence to which she’s accustomed, and the Romney Marshes are unbearably provincial. while Joshua’s cousin Maude Barrington arrives, Grandmama is at her wit’s finish. even if Maude is definitely traveled and pleasant, Grandmama thinks she’s mistaken and unusual. but if Maude is located useless in mattress, Grandmama senses foul play and takes it upon herself to imagine the position of beginner detective–uncovering not just the reality approximately Maude Barrington yet a few startling truths approximately herself besides.

Enlivened with daring characters and bright, witty writing, A Christmas visitor is one more vacation novella with definitely the right mixture of poser and homicide combined with a beneficiant supporting of yule cheer.

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Red Light (Katie Maguire)

By Graham Masterton

Someone is murdering the brutal pimps who site visitors younger ladies into Cork, during this 3rd Katie Maguire installment

In a filthy flat within the urban of Cork, a burly guy lies lifeless on a bloodstained bed. His face is unrecognizable: seven gunshots have shattered cartilage and bone. but Detective Sergeant Katie Maguire, of the Irish Garda, understands precisely who he's. Amir Xaaji Maxamed, a Somali pimp she has unsuccessfully been attempting to convict for years. Katie is familiar with it truly is her task to trap the killer. yet Maxamed used to be an evil guy who trafficked younger ladies into eire to be offered for intercourse, and now that he is lifeless, the town is a more secure position. while a moment pimp is killed, Katie needs to make a decision. Are those vigilante murders justified? and the way can she cease them spiraling out of control?

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There Goes the Bride: An Agatha Raisin Mystery (Agatha Raisin Mysteries)

By M. C. Beaton

Much because it is going opposed to the grain, Agatha Raisin is making an attempt to be a superb game. although her ex-husband James Lacey's upcoming marriage to the attractive Felicity Bross-Tilkington fills her center with dread, she takes a holiday from her profitable detective employer to wait the marriage. it sort of feels like a good suggestion on the time―especially on account that Agatha's had her attractions at the très handsome Frenchman Sylvan. yet once she lays eyes on James, she realizes she's nonetheless desperately in love. Then, simply moments prior to asserting "I do," Felicity is shot. And now Agatha―highly aggressive, hopelessly romantic, and no stranger to scandal―is named the leading suspect for murder….

There is going the Bride shows bestselling secret writer M.C. Beaton on the most sensible of her game.

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The Thefts of Nick Velvet: Stories

By Edward D. Hoch

EISBN-13: 978-1-4804-5653-2

Thirteen tales of outrageous heists starring one soft thiefThe dictator of the island of Jabali wishes a baseball staff, and he doesn't care how he will get it. He has assembled 9 of the best avid gamers at the island, and is set to rent Nick Velvet to scouse borrow him a few pageant. usual thieves may not be as much as pinching an entire ball membership, yet Velvet focuses on lifting probably valueless goods, and during this year's nationwide League, there's not anything extra valueless than the hapless Beavers. He steals them easily—but will the island's ruler be happy with a last-place team?In those fascinating tales starring certainly one of Edward D. Hoch's most well-liked characters, every thing is up for grabs. Velvet steals sea serpents, rubbish, cats, and toy mice—all along with his trademark low-key kind. In Nick Velvet's underworld, there's not anything he won't scouse borrow, as long as it's precious, valueless, or simply simple loopy.

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Sheep's Clothing

By Josi S. Kilpack

Six young children continue Kate Thompson busy. Her oldest daughter, Jess, is nearly 16 and performing the part--something Kate had was hoping to prevent. but, she's fast to remind herself that it can be rather a lot worse. in addition to, there are extra vital issues to fret approximately than adolescent moodiness, like convincing her husband that they're prepared for another child. Jess gave up competing for consciousness at domestic decades in the past. yet now, even her ally doesn't appear to have time for her. Then Jess meets Emily on-line. in contrast to every person else in Jess's existence, she will be able to consult Emily approximately whatever. Emily knows her. Emily listens. while the unthinkable occurs, and Jess disappears, Brad and Kate Thompson become aware of that they overlooked something--something gigantic. How might this ensue of their domestic? To their daughter? most crucial, will Jess ever come domestic back?

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