As Dog Is My Witness: Another Aaron Tucker Mystery (Aaron by Jeffrey Cohen

By Jeffrey Cohen

During this, the 3rd Aaron Tucker secret, Aaron, clean from a visit to Hollywood to "take conferences" on his screenplay, unearths himself dragged kicking and screaming once more into investigating a homicide, this time of a guy in a close-by city shot whereas strolling his puppy at evening. The younger guy accused of the crime has Asperger’s Syndrome, an identical autism-related sickness that Aaron's son Ethan has had due to the fact birth.

Aaron is hip-deep within the research while he’s assaulted via vacationing Visigoths—no, wait, that is simply his spouse Abby's brother and his relations, come to go to for every week. yet then an area mobster turns into conscious of Aaron's poking round within the killing, and desires him to prevent. it is going to be an extremely attention-grabbing vacation season for brand new Jersey's funniest height-challenged beginner sleuth.

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Anna Pigeon 11 Flashback by Nevada Barr

By Nevada Barr

The five-week New York Times bestseller, now in paperback.

Running from a suggestion of marriage from Sheriff Paul Davidson, Anna Pigeon takes a put up as a brief supervisory ranger on distant backyard Key in Dry Tortugas nationwide Park, a small grouping of tiny islands in a usual harbor seventy miles off Key West. This island paradise has secrets and techniques it's going to retain; not only within the current, yet in shadows from its gritty previous, while it served as a jail for the Lincoln conspirators in the course of and after the Civil struggle.

Here, in this final lick of the USA, in an immense crumbling citadel, Anna has little corporation with the exception of the occasional sunburned vacationer or unruly shrimper. whilst her sister, Molly, sends her a packet of letters from a great-great-aunt who lived on the castle along with her husband, a profession soldier, Anna's delusion lifestyles is stuffed with visions of this long-ago time.

When a mysterious boat explosion-and the invention of unidentifiable physique parts-keeps her anchored to the current, Anna reveals crimes of prior and current remaining in on her. A tangled internet that used to be woven prior to she arrived starts to threaten her sanity and her existence. bring to a halt from the mainland via miles of water, negative cell provider, and sketchy radio touch, and aided through one law-enforcement ranger, Anna needs to locate solutions or climate a hurricane to rival the hurricanes for which the islands are well-known.

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O Nome da Rosa by Umberto Eco

By Umberto Eco

Durante a última semana de novembro de 1327, em um mosteiro franciscano na Itália, paira a suspeita de que os monges estejam cometendo heresias. O frei Guilherme de Baskerville é, então, enviado para investigar o caso, mas tem sua missão interrompida por excêntricos assassinatos. A morte, em circunstâncias insólitas, de sete monges em sete dias, conduz uma narrativa violenta, que atrai o leitor por seu humor, crueldade e erotismo.

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Star-Crossed Lovers by Kay Hooper

By Kay Hooper

Bestselling writer Kay Hooper places a latest spin on Romeo and Juliet during this candy, attractive as soon as Upon a Time novel. Joined by way of destiny, sworn enemies exchange in company struggle for an earthshaking tropical fling.
On a Caribbean island faraway from the glowing towers of Atlanta, Michele Logan’s seashore holiday takes a hellish flip whilst she’s stranded at the facet of the road—and who should still seem as her knight in shining armor yet Ian Stuart? again in Georgia, their strong households are devoted to destroying one another, at the very least within the enterprise international. yet lower than the moonlight in Martinique, Michele surrenders to the hot contact of a guy who’s speculated to be off-limits.
Ian doesn’t understand what’s gotten into the top: the blue sea, the crystal-clear air. . . . no matter what it really is, the instant he lays eyes on Michele, Ian we could himself get swept up in a primal dance of hope, a ritual even older than the feud among the Stuarts and the Logans. evening after magical evening, Ian reveals another reason to carry directly to Michele without end. yet with sleazy company villains bent on destroying either households, a fairy-tale finishing is not anything greater than fantasy—unless Ian takes future into his personal hands.
Includes an excerpt from one other Loveswept title.

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Vergebung. Kriminalroman (Millennium-Trilogie - Band 3) by Stieg Larsson

By Stieg Larsson

Wer suchet, der tötet

Die Ermittlerin Lisbeth Salander steht unter Mordverdacht. Ihr accomplice Mikael Blomkvist schwört, ihre Unschuld zu beweisen. Er weiß, dass es um Salanders Leben geht. Als seine Ermittlungen die schwedische Regierung in ihren Grundfesten zu erschüttern drohen, setzt er alles auf eine Karte. Nach „Verblendung“ und „Verdammnis“ der grandiose Höhepunkt der Trilogie um das Ermittlerduo Blomkvist und Salander.

Mit einer Kugel im Kopf wird Lisbeth Salander in die Notaufnahme eingeliefert. Sie hat den Kampf gegen Alexander Zalatschenko, berüchtigter Drahtzieher mafiöser Machenschaften, ein weiteres Mal knapp überlebt. Aber wird sie gegen den schwedischen Geheimdienst bestehen können, der alle Kräfte mobilisiert, um sie ein für alle Mal mundtot zu machen? Zu groß ist die Gefahr, dass sie die Verbindung zwischen Zalatschenko und der schwedischen Regierung aufdeckt. Unterdessen arbeitet Mikael Blomkvist unter Hochdruck daran, Salanders Unschuld zu beweisen. Es fehlen nur noch wenige info, und er wird das Komplott gegen Salander aufdecken. Auch als seine Ermittlungen von höchster Stelle massiv behindert werden, führt Blomkvist seine Arbeit unbeirrt castle. Er weiß genau, dass er nur noch diese eine likelihood hat, um Lisbeth Salander zu retten.

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The pleasures of crime : reading modern French crime fiction by David Platten

By David Platten

For a hundred and fifty years the French public and literati have loved a love affair with crime fiction. This publication investigates the character of this courting and the way via classes of dramatic social and political switch in France it has flourished. It demanding situations the normal view of a favored style feeding a distinct segment marketplace, depicting crime fiction in its place as a box of inventive endeavour, which has progressively matured into one among substantial literary fertility. through inviting us to percentage secrets and techniques and crack codes, developing suspense and (at instances) now not shirking from offering bad occasions in image language, the crime tale brings into play the mind and feelings of its readership. This e-book explores either this intrinsic literary price of the crime novel and its extrinsic witness to ancient occasions and cultural tendencies, arguing that those it seems that specified elements are in truth dynamic, interrelated components of an identical complete. This mix of cultural historical past with literary research enables the dialogue of subject matters similar to politics, reminiscence, the city atmosphere and early life cultures, combined with case experiences of significant French crime writers, together with Gaston Leroux, Georges Simenon, Jean-Patrick Manchette, Daniel Pennac and Fred Vargas

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