By Gertrude Chandler Warner
By Agatha Christie
The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth leave out 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 complicated puzzles to William Morrow Paperbacks. Christie's significant stand-alone secret, Passenger to Frankfurt, is a real masterwork of shock and suspense, as a diplomat involves assistance from a terrified girl in an airport, merely to discover that his identification has been stolen and his lifestyles is abruptly in severe jeopardy.
By Jim Kelly
"Ever because the days of Agatha Christie, the good divide within the British detective tale has been among plot and character...The novels of Jim Kelly are. . . a find." -The manhattan instances booklet assessment
Rookie detective Peter Shaw groups up together with his father's difficult ex-partner another time to enquire either a grotesque sequence of present-day murders and a few unfinished company from the prior, in Death Toll, the 3rd publication within the Detective Shaw secret series.
By Agatha Christie
The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth omit Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her whole oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and puzzling puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. In her vintage puzzler Taken on the Flood, the indefatigable Poiroit investigates the troubling case of a twice-widowed woman.
By David Carnoy
Kristen Kroiter was once 16, a high-school sophomore, whilst she used to be injured in a automobile accident.
Dr. Ted Cogan had kept her lifestyles while he taken care of her within the ER six months ago-but now police detectives have been wondering Cogan approximately her, in intimate aspect. What used to be happening? What had she informed them?
that is simply it, the law enforcement officials acknowledged. She hadn't advised them something. She had died. gave the impression of a suicide. And Cogan used to be in a heap of trouble.
annoying and twisting, Knife Music is the tale of a physician suffering to transparent his identify after being accused of raping and inflicting the suicide of a tender woman. the radical pits Cogan, a forty-three-year- previous medical professional and self-described womanizer, opposed to Hank Madden, a handicapped veteran detective. From the outset it is not transparent who's sufferer and who's victimizer, because the often dispassionate.
Madden grapples together with his lengthy- suppressed prejudices and his obsession with bringing Ted Cogan to justice at any expense. all of it leads as much as the main attractive shock finishing due to the fact Scott Turow's Presumed Innocent.
By Lorna Barrett
The New York Times bestselling writer of Not the Killing kind is again in Booktown with one other page-turning secret. book shop proprietor Tricia Miles and her sister, Angelica, needs to positioned their difficulties at the shelf to seize a killer who turns a bookcase right into a homicide weapon…
After cranky Chamber of trade receptionist Betsy Dittmeyer is beaten by means of a fallen bookcase, the subsequent merchandise to be learn is her will, that's full of surprises. it kind of feels Betsy was once hiding volumes of secrets and techniques at the back of her perpetual frown—one of which would were a purpose for murder.
While Tricia attempts to assist Angelica—the newly elected Chamber of trade president—solve the secret, she discovers a hidden bankruptcy in her family background. And together with her ex-husband and the executive of police vying for her affections, it’s doubly tough to target who buried Betsy in a tomb of tomes.
But Tricia and Angelica might want to watch their step rigorously to ensure the killer doesn’t seize them among the stacks.
By Donald J. Sobol
A stolen teacup...
An additional set of footprints...
Four very unusual words...
A pirate's treasure...
And a race to discover a cheater in Idaville's annual disgusting sneaker contest!
These are only many of the ten brain-twisting mysteries that Encyclopedia Brown needs to remedy by utilizing his well-known computerlike mind. try and crack the situations besides him--the solutions to the entire mysteries are present in the again!
By John Fowles
In his prologue, John Fowles tells us that "A Maggot" started as a imaginative and prescient he had of 5 visitors using with mysterious goal via distant geographical region. This snapshot provides option to one other - a dangling corpse with violets crammed in its mouth - which leads us right into a maze of beguiling paths and fallacious turnings, disappearances and revelations, unaccountable explanations and cryptic deeds, as this compelling secret swerves in the direction of a starling imaginative and prescient at its centre.
By Carolyn Keene
Nancy and her pals, George and Bess, are arriving from a rustic carnival once they witness the explosion and burning of a pretty nation mansion. Fearing its occupants should be trapped within the blazing construction, they rush to the rescue - and abruptly fund themselves faced with a secret that appears insoluble. the 1st clue, an nameless diary, comprises not just indecipherable handwriting, yet difficult technical drawings and chemical formulation besides. Who dropped the diary close to the burning condo? used to be it the gaunt stranger Nancy glimpsed working clear of the flaming constitution? What was once he doing there? And does he recognize the whereabouts of Felix Raybolt, an unscrupulous broker in patents, who has now not been obvious when you consider that his domestic burned? Or did Raybolt die within the fireplace? whilst proof mounts opposed to Joe Swenson, who was once swindled by way of "Foxy Felix", our younger detective makes the determined attempt to exonerate the inventor of the suspicion of arson as a result of his expensive five-year-old daughter.
By Anna Jarzab
A riveting mystery set at a California prep school!
Carly: She used to be candy. clever. Self-destructive. She knew the secrets and techniques of Brighton Day School’s such a lot privileged scholars. secrets and techniques that received her killed.
Neily: Dumped by means of Carly for a infamous undesirable boy, Neily didn’t solution the telephone name she made ahead of she died. If he had, possibly he may have helped her. Now he can’t get similar to her useless physique out of his mind.
Audrey: She’s the explanation Carly acquired knotted up with Brighton’s quick crowd within the first position, and now she regrets it—especially on the grounds that she’s confident the police have positioned the inaccurate individual in detention center. Audrey thinks the assassin is an individual at Brighton, and she or he desires Neily to aid her discover who it is.
As reluctant allies Neily and Audrey dig into their shared prior with Carly, her involvement with Brighton’s darkish goings-on involves gentle. yet knowing how Carly and her killer healthy into the twisted drama will strength Audrey and Neily to stand challenging truths approximately themselves and the woman they couldn’t store.