Mystery in Mayan Mexico (Eddie Red Undercover, Book 2)

By Marcia Wells

Now that he has turn into the NYPD's youngest crime-solving hero, Eddie pink and his ally Jonah are able to chill out on a relations holiday to Mexico. but if Eddie's father is falsely accused of stealing, what they locate is one other complicated secret. Can Eddie – together with his inventive expertise and photographic reminiscence – and Jonah discover clues and trap the genuine criminal in time? "Fast-paced, humorous, and a certain pleaser for Cam Jansen Grads" (Kirkus), the Eddie purple sequence stars a hero worthy rooting for.

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Seven Wonders (Angry Robot)

By Adam Christopher

Tony Prosdocimi lives within the bustling city of San Ventura - a urban gripped in worry, a urban lower than siege by way of the hooded supervillain, The cover.

When Tony develops super-powers and acts to take down The cover, despite the fact that, he unearths that the neighborhood superhero workforce Seven Wonders aren't as thankful as he assumed they might be...

File less than: technological know-how Fiction [ Heroes In motion | A Double pass | Kapow! | Tables grew to become ]

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Dead Pigeon (A Brock Callahan Mystery)

By William Campbell Gault

In his ultimate case, Brock investigates the homicide of his afflicted collage roommate

Maybe Mike Gregory was once too shrewdpermanent for soccer. whilst he and Brock Callahan roomed jointly at Stanford college, Mike was once a second-stringer with the ability to move seasoned. yet he squandered his expertise and drifted after university, in brief operating as a stockbroker ahead of descending down society's ladder, turning into a inebriated, then an addict, and at last a snitch. The police aren't shocked after they locate him in Santa Monica, face blown off with a sawed-off shotgun, yet Brock is questioned. Even at his lowest, Mike was once too clever to head out like that.

Though he's been retired for years, Brock's investigative instincts kick in at Mike's funeral. As he plumbs the depths of his previous friend's damaged lifestyles, he uncovers a poisonous cocktail of cultists, mobsters, and corrupt legislation enforcement. stuck within the center, this unfortunate snitch had nowhere to turn.

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The Big Sleep (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

By Raymond Chandler

While a death millionaire hires Philip Marlowe to deal with the blackmailer of 1 of his complicated daughters, Marlowe reveals himself concerned with greater than extortion. Kidnapping, pornography, seduction, and homicide are only the various problems he will get stuck up in.

"Chandler [writes] like a slumming angel and invest[s] the sun-blinded streets of Los Angelos with a romantic presence."
--Ross Macdonald

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Mother Finds a Body (Femmes Fatales)

By Gypsy Rose Lee

"Pure ozone to these uninterested in usual oxygen."—The New Yorker

In this steamy sequel to The G-String Murders, Gypsy Rose Lee's noir mystery reads as though it is ripped from her personal diary pages. whilst her mom reveals a useless physique in Gypsy's trailer in the course of her honeymoon, Gypsy realizes that not anyone is who they appear to be, and everybody is beneficial of suspicion.

Femmes Fatales restores to print the simplest of women’s writing within the vintage pulp genres of the mid-20th century. From secret to hard-boiled noir to taboo lesbian romance, those rediscovered queens of pulp provide subversive views on a turbulent period. benefit from the sequence: Bedelia; Bunny Lake Is Missing; By Cecile; The G-String Murders; The women in 3-B; Laura; The guy Who enjoyed His Wife; Mother unearths a Body; Now, Voyager; Return to Lesbos; Skyscraper; Stranger on Lesbos; Stella Dallas; Women's Barracks.

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Fireball: Carole Lombard and the Mystery of Flight 3

This fresh look at Hollywood's "Queen of Screwball," Carole Lombard, offers a first-ever exam of the occasions that resulted in the stunning flight mishap that took her existence at the aspect of a Nevada mountain in 1942. It additionally offers a daily account of the struggles of Lombard's husband, Clark Gable, and different relations, associates, and enthusiasts to deal with the tragedy. In influence, having simply accomplished the 1st sale of struggle bonds and stamps within the state following its access into global conflict II, Lombard grew to become the 1st Hollywood begin to sacrifice her lifestyles within the warfare. The struggle division provided Gable a funeral provider with complete army honors, yet he refused it, realizing that his spouse wouldn't approve of such spectacle. according to huge examine instead of gossip, this investigation further explores the lives of the 21 others at the aircraft, together with 15 participants of the U.S. military Air Corps, and addresses probably the most enduring mysteries of worldwide warfare II. On a transparent evening choked with stars, with TWA's such a lot skilled pilot on the controls of a 10-month-old plane below the facility of 2 totally functioning engines, why did the flight crash into that Nevada mountainside? This gripping page-turner offers the tale of the folk at the aircraft, the buddies and households left in the back of, and the heroic first responders who struggled up a mountain hoping to accomplish a miracle rescue. it's a tale of achievement, bravery, sacrifice, and loss.

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The Age of Doubt (Inspector Montalbano)

By Andrea Camilleri

From the New York Times bestselling writer of The Potter's Field, winner of the Crime Writers' Association's foreign Dagger Award and longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Prize

With their darkish sophistication and dry humor, Andrea Camilleri's highly renowned Sicilian crime novels proceed to win progressively more fanatics in the US. The day after a typhoon, Inspector Montalbano encounters a wierd lady who expresses curiosity in a undeniable yacht scheduled to dock that afternoon. no longer lengthy after she's long gone, the yacht's group experiences discovering a disfigured corpse. additionally at anchor is a luxurious vessel with a slightly shady group. either boats must remain in Vigàta till the research is over and, in response to details from the girl, Montalbano starts off to imagine the occupants of the yacht may understand extra concerning the man's demise than they're letting on.

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Always a Cold Deck (A Harry Reese Mystery Book 1)

By Robert Bruce Stewart

In July 1900, hapless coverage investigator Harry Reese travels to Buffalo to seem right into a suspicious fireplace. but if Harry uncovers a smuggling ring, the case morphs into anything extra sinister, and he’s confronted with a brand new set of questions. What’s develop into of the infamous ringleader? was once the lacking Charles Elwell killed for the coverage funds? Or is he alive and sharing within the proceeds? And is his comely niece in basic terms attempting to divert Harry’s attention—or is she really as eccentric as she appears?

To locate the solutions, Harry travels to Canada and again within the corporation of a political boss’s conniving stooge and the aforementioned nutty niece. It’s a byzantine odyssey, within which Harry can by no means confirm of anyone’s loyalties, least of all these who’ve employed him. And while it’s far and wide, he unearths himself wedded to a brand new conundrum, which makes what went earlier than light in comparison….

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The Cure of Souls (Merrily Watkins Mysteries)

By Phil Rickman

Merrily Watkins faces a number of occult threats in her fourth outing

In Herefordshire's hop-growing state, the place the river flows as darkish as beer, a switched over kiln is the scene of a savage homicide. whilst the neighborhood vicar refuses to assist its new proprietors take care of the aftermath, diocesan exorcist Merrily Watkins is distributed in via the Bishop. Already curious about the case of a schoolgirl whose mom thinks she's possessed by means of evil, the hesitant Merrily is drawn right into a lethal tangle of deceit, corruption, and sexual risk as she uncovers the secrets and techniques of a village with a earlier as twisted because the hop-bines which as soon as enclosed it.

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The Repentant Rake (Christopher Redmayne, Book 3)

By Edward Marston

Divided via politics yet united in a wish to see justice performed, Christopher Redmayne and Jonathan Bale subscribe to jointly once again. yet how can they desire to discover those that make the most the scandal of others, while the sufferers themselves will do whatever to take care of their anonymity? And what of Sir Julius' son? so much consider he should have been the sufferer of his personal, debauched appetites, yet a couple of speak of his repentance. So the place is the repentant rake? And, with simply lies, rumors and gossip to paintings with, even Redmayne and Bale melancholy of discovering him.

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