By Carolyn Keene

Attractive younger Carla Ponce, who lives in Peru, invitations Nancy and her neighbors Bess and George to go to her and remedy her “monkey mystery,” which delivers to guide to a superb treasure. A clue is carved on an interesting wood plaque that's so outdated, many of the crossword cipher is obliterated. while a infamous gang headed through El Gato (the Cat) steals the worthwhile relic, Nancy’s hopes of fixing the secret are nearly shattered. however the bold younger detective’s skill to imagine quick and act speedy leads to the restoration of the plaque.

Nancy’s decided efforts to decode the crossword decipher take her to the brilliant, awe-inspiring Incan ruins at Cuzco and Machu Pichu. via shrewdpermanent deductions, perseverance, and unsafe adventures, Nancy and her buddies support to seize a hoop of vicious smugglers and move directly to make an awesome archaeological discovery.

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By Emily Brightwell

Meet the inspector and Mrs. Jeffries--in a pleasant secret sequence set in Victorian England--and that includes the main fascinating characters ever to crack a case.

When a neighborhood publican is murdered, Inspector Withersppon takes Mrs. Jeffries suggestion to center. he's going to belief his personal instincts..but that retains Mrs. Jeffries at the hours of darkness. She needs to rouse the loved ones employees to motion and desire the Inspector does not arrest the incorrect individual sooner than they could clear up the crime!

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By Emily Brightwell

A servant woman and a worthy brooch vanish whilst, and it does not take a genius to place and jointly. The Inspector reveals the brooch on a useless woman—but where's the lacking servant? thankfully, Mrs. Jeffries is not one to renounce on a case simply because of some free ends . . .

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By Susan Wittig Albert

Susan Wittig Albert’s interesting mysteries were praised as “unique” (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) and “fascinating” (Booklist). Now, a lifeless man’s bones are uncovered—and Texas ex-lawyer and herbalist China Bayles needs to dig right into a pair of murders separated through time yet hooked up by means of motive…

When China’s teenage son reveals a few skeletal is still in the course of a neighborhood cave dig—remains that convey a not-so-accidental death—it’s a tense improvement. yet China doesn’t allow it distract her from the hole of the recent group theater donated via the aged Obermann sisters. regrettably, the haughty, bullying Jane Obermann—and her frail, worried more youthful sister—made the donation with a : that the 1st creation be a play written by way of Jane approximately their aristocratic kinfolk history.

The superior get together ends with a bang whilst a ne’er-do-well neighborhood handyman is shot lifeless by means of Jane whereas breaking into the Obermann property. it sort of feels like a simple case of self-defense. yet China senses anything else happening backstage. Now, the major to catching a killer could be the mysterious bones within the cave—a clue from the prior which can support China remedy a secret within the present…

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By Laurie R. King

The 3rd ebook within the Mary Russell–Sherlock Holmes series.

It is 1923. Mary Russell Holmes and her husband, the retired Sherlock Holmes, are having fun with the summer time jointly on their Sussex property once they are visited by way of an previous good friend, leave out Dorothy Ruskin, an archeologist simply lower back from Palestine. She leaves of their defense an old manuscript which turns out to trace on the probability that Mary Magdalene used to be an apostle--an artifact bound to fire up a typhoon of biblical proportions within the Christian institution. whilst Ruskin is without warning killed in a sad twist of fate, Russell and Holmes locate themselves at the path of a fiendishly smart assassin. A Letter of Mary by Laurie R. King is brimming with political intrigue, theological arcana, and significant Holmesian deductions.

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By Melanie Jackson

Chloe Boston, meter maid and unofficial sleuth of the wish Falls Police division, is at the path of the Halloween Killer and a moment problematical felony, the Pumpkin Thief, who has robbed each pumpkin patch on the town. Aided via her puppy and new boyfriend, Chloe is ultimate in on wish Falls public enemies 1 and a pair of.

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By Philip Wilding

On a trip from the Jersey Shore to the Pacific Ocean the motive force crosses an the United States twisted past all acceptance, pursued by way of ghosts of his irritating earlier, and through the police, who've stumbled on the scary secrets and techniques of his basement.

On and stale the line, we glimpse the lives of people that are touched through the motive force in a single manner or one other - a porn superstar who can now not practice; a widower trying to find love; mom and dad who go back each day to the spot the place their son was once killed. the driving force meddles, mixes and murders, heading in the direction of his personal macabre realisation of the yank Dream.

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By Laurie R. King

Night Work

Kate and her companion, Al Hawkin, are known as to a scene of conscientiously performed homicide: the sufferer is a muscular guy, handcuffed and strangled, a stun gun's faint burn on his chest and sweet in his pocket. The likeliest individual to need him useless, his often-abused spouse, is meek and frail--and has an hermetic alibi. Kate and Al are stumped, till a moment physique turns up--also zapped, cuffed, and strangled...and wearing a sweet bar. This sufferer: a convicted rapist. As newspaper headlines speculate approximately vendetta killings, a 3rd dying attracts Kate and Al right into a community of pitiless destruction that reaches a long way past San Francisco, a modern-style hit checklist with shudderingly primal roots.

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By Melanie Jackson

Crimson, White, and a puppy Named Blue is a set of brief tales that fills within the gaps betwixt and among in Chloe's existence. within the name tale, Chloe's 4th of July turns lethal while she is termed in to pass judgement on a baking festival on the county reasonable. within the tale Batter Up!, Chloe will get talked into becoming a member of the precinct softball staff to co-captain lower than Dale Gordon. trying to find Christmas reveals Chloe making use of her sleuthing talents to studying what she's getting for Christmas. And in lighting! digital camera! motion, Chloe takes an aspiring younger actress on her rounds to teach her the ropes.

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Polizeikommissar Aurelio Zen lebt im Chaos: guy hat ihn nach Neapel strafversetzt, seine Frau will sich scheiden lassen, und seine Geliebte erwartet ein sort von ihm. Zu allem Überfluss findet in der Stadt am Vesuv gerade eine politische Säuberungsaktion statt. Zunächst verschwinden dubiose Geschäftsmänner, korrupte Politiker und stadtbekannte Mafiosi spurlos. Und als der Kommissar sich auf die Suche nach den Drahtziehern begibt, gerät er selbst in höchste Lebensgefahr.

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