By Agatha Christie
The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth omit Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and puzzling puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. Time is ticking away for a assassin in Christie’s vintage, The Clocks, as Poirot investigates the unusual case of a corpse surrounded via quite a few timepieces in a blind woman’s house.
By Monica Ferris
Proprietor of the Crewel international needlework store and part-time sleuth, Betsy Devonshire needs to support transparent Jan Henderson's identify while her prosperous aunt is located lifeless, courtesy of a double-zero knitting needle. like the sort Jan knits with. And an embroidered map of Lake Minnetonka, discovered one of the aunt's results, may lead Betsy to a buried treasure-or to a mystery that somebody may kill to maintain buried.
By Alan Hunter
Velocity makes the teenage bikers consider alive, yet they quickly locate that homicide is the quickest technique to die. A five-mile stretch of arrow-straight street outdoor Latchford acts like a magnet to beatnik bikers utilizing the line like a drag strip. whilst one of many bikers is killed in an coincidence, most folks regard it as an inevitable outcome of the youngsters utilizing medicinal drugs and racing motorcycles for kicks. however the facts issues to the younger man's loss of life being anything extra sinister than an insignificant coincidence and George lightly is drawn right into a international populated via disaffected young children, with a jazz soundtrack and a heritage of homicide.
By Anthony Berkeley
As soon as Mr Chitterwick had given his proof, therefore clarifying that the aged lady's demise used to be homicide and never suicide, it seemed a simple case. He had noticeable whatever being positioned into the lady's espresso cup, in any case. yet then buddies and family members of the accused attract Mr Chitterwick, claiming him incapable of this type of crime. As Mr Chitterwick investigates, doubts start to floor, till extra facts arises to trace at a extra complex set of occurrences . . .
By Cleo Coyle
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From Cleo Coyle, the New York Times bestselling writer of Billionaire Blend, comes a fascinating new access within the "satisfyingly rich"* Coffeehouse secret sequence. (*Kirkus)
By Dorothy Johnston
Eden Carmichael, a political candidate, is located useless in a brothel on a scorching afternoon. Sandra Mahoney mulls over a demeaning picture exhibiting Carmichael in a gown and blonde wig. while a foyer workforce asks her to enquire an organization generating filters for the net, Mahoney is stunned to find a path that others have missed. "Eden" exhibits Mahoney and her writer, Dorothy Johnston, at their such a lot guaranteed and comprehensive but. "If you mixed the 2 strands of Ruth Rendell and her adjust writing ego, Barbara Vine, you'd come just about Dorothy Johnston's talent." - Ken Bruen, writer of "The Guards". Dorothy Johnston's first Sandra Mahoney novels, "The Trojan Dog" and "The White Tower" (Wakefield Press) were released within the united states through St Martin's Press. Her novels "The residence at quantity 10" and "One for the Master", which was once shortlisted for a much Franklin award, also are released by way of Wakefield Press.
By Claude Izner
Fin de siècle Paris: the area of Verlaine and Zola, Renoir and Toulouse-Lautrec; a time of anarchists, scientists, and occultists, while can-can skirts have been raised on the Moulin Rouge and fortunes have been misplaced at the Panama Canal. Armand de Valois used to be the sort of latter unfortunates, tormented by yellow fever on the website of his wreck. while his widow Odette disappears into his tomb within the Père-Lachaise cemetery and not returns, her maid Denise fears the worst. on my own within the nice city, Denise is familiar with only one individual she will visit for support: Odette's former lover, Victor Legris. while the anxious lady turns up at his bookstall, Victor feels there needs to be an easy reason for Odette's disappearance.
But it quickly turns into obvious that anything sinister lies at the back of occasions on the Père-Lachaise. while Denise turns up drowned within the Seine, and Odette's corpse is located buried in an overgrown yard, Victor throws himself into his moment research, aided through his trusty assistant Joseph and lots more and plenty to his lover Tasha's chagrin.
Once back, Paris and its denizens come alive, and occasions of global and native background provide the secret an exciting backdrop. From the the Bois de Vincennes to the streets of Saint-Germain, from trams to carriages, from artists' lofts to espresso bars, diligently researched and tightly plotted, The Disappearance at Père-Lachaise immerses readers in a desirable secret within the wonderful urban of Light.
By Andrew Vachss
Burke--ex-con, mercenary, someday killer--makes his residing preying on New York's so much vicious predators and avenging their blameless sufferers. yet in Andrew Vachss's mercilessly suspenseful new novel, Burke reveals himself operating the opposite facet of the road, the place guilt and innocence are as disposable because the sheets in a occasions sq. hotel--and as soiled.
Burke's new supplier is Kite, a fanatical crusader who focuses on debunking "false allegations of baby sexual abuse. Kite has a case that could be the genuine factor, yet wishes Burke to inform him whether it is. And if mere cash cannot convince Burke to cooperate, Kite has lots of different incentives at his disposal--including a fanatical bodyguard with a flavor for corsets and brass knuckles. A journey advisor to hell written in icy prose, False Allegations is Vachss at his so much unnerving.
By Karin Slaughter
Manhattan occasions bestselling writer Karin Slaughter is acclaimed for her novels of heart-stopping suspense, edge-of-your-seat intrigue, and richly imagined characters. And whilst Slaughter created detective Will Trent she broke the mould. whereas exhibiting an uncanny knack for studying humans, fixing puzzles, and cracking circumstances on the Georgia Bureau of research, Detective Trent navigates the numerous relationships with the ladies in his lifestyles: vice cop Angie Polaski, manager Amanda Wagner, companion religion Mitchell, and Dr. Sara Linton. This gripping booklet package comprises 5 novels within the Will Trent sequence, including: