By Amanda Cross
For a century, filthy rich big apple ladies were informed for the pains of higher classification existence on the Theban, an unique inner most college at the higher East aspect of ny. Kate Fansler is lured again to her alma mater to coach a seminar on Antigone. yet a opposed observe addressed to Kate, the uniform mistrustfulness of her six, shiny scholars, and the Dobermans that patrol the development at evening recommend difficulty immediate. As Kate leads her type in the course of the inexorable tragic unfolding of Antigone, a parallel nightmare envelops the varsity and everybody attached with it. . . .
By Shay West
Detective Elliott “Eli” Robinson and his new companion, Ava Aguilar, are baffled via a chain of brutal murders taking place of their reasonable urban. No proof, no eyewitnesses...only mutilated corpses with lacking inner organs. whilst Eli and Ava bump into facts of comparable ugly crimes around the world, they notice there's extra to the murders, however the solutions proceed to elude them. In a race opposed to time, Eli and Ava needs to work out who's in the back of the killings and forestall them ahead of extra humans die. however the solutions will take them out in their convenience quarter and into the world of the wonderful: one other global with a unique algorithm, and a pace-setter who has no qualms approximately killing.
By David Paulides
The most recent examine from the writer of the groundbreaking The Hoopa venture: Bigfoot Encounters in California, named 2008 Bigfoot booklet of the yr through Cyptomundo
By Jonathan Kellerman
NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER
by the point psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware reached the college the wear and tear used to be performed: A sniper had opened fireplace on a crowded playground, yet was once gunned down prior to any little ones have been hurt.
“Virtually very unlikely to place apart until eventually the ultimate scary showdown.”—People
whereas the television information crews feasted at the scene and Alex begun his remedy classes with the traumatized youngsters, he couldn’t break out clone of a mild youngster clutching a large rifle. What used to be the id in the back of the identify and face: a would-be murderer, or simply one other sufferer underneath an detached California sky? Intrigued by means of a request from the sniper’s father to behavior a “psychological post-mortem” of his baby, Alex starts to discover an odd pattern—it is a path of blood. within the lifeless sniper’s prior was once a gloomy and cruel plot. And in Alex Delaware’s destiny is the stuff of grown-up nightmares: the face of actual human evil.
By Lawrence Block
A deranged derelict, a crazed Vietnam vet, has been arrested for gunning down profitable younger legal professional Glenn Holtzmann at a nook telephone sales space on 11th road -- and the suspect's brother desires p.i. Matthew Scudder to turn out the madman blameless. yet Scudder's interest and commitment are best him to darkish, unexplored areas in his personal heart...and to passions and secrets and techniques which can spoil every little thing be loves.
By Keith Lee Morris
A chilling fantasy a couple of family members marooned in a snowbound city whose grievous heritage intrudes at the dreamlike present.
The Addisons-Julia and Tonio, ten-year-old Dewey, and derelict Uncle Robbie-are riding domestic, cross-country, after accumulating Robbie from one more journey to rehab. while a terrifying snowstorm moves outdoors town of excellent evening, Idaho, they search safe haven within the city on the tourists relaxation, a previously opulent yet now crumbling and eerie lodge the place the actual legislation of the universe are bent.
Once contained in the lodge, the relations is separated. As Julia and Tonio waft throughout the maze of the hotel's spectral interiors, suffering to make experience of the building's desirable powers, Dewey ventures outward to a secret-filled diner around the highway. in the meantime, a determined Robbie quick succumbs to his previous vices, drifting ever farther from those who love him such a lot. With each one passing hour, desires and stories blur, tearing a gap within the cloth of our perceived truth and leaving the Addisons in a ceaseless look for each other. At each one flip a mysterious strength prevents them from reuniting, until eventually finally Julia is confronted with an very unlikely selection. Can this mom store her kin from the destiny of turning into Souvenirs-those electorate trapped ceaselessly in magnetic strong Night-or, worse, from disappearing entirely?
With the fearsome depth of a ghost tale, the mystical spark of a fairy story, and the emotional intensity of the best relations sagas, Keith Lee Morris takes us on a trip past the area of the recognized. that includes prose as dizzyingly appealing because the mystical global Morris creates, Travelers Rest is either a mind-altering meditation at the nature of attention and a heartbreaking tale of a family members near to survival.
By Anne Perry
Readers of Anne Perry’s bestselling suspense novels experience a global that's all their very own, sharing the privileged life of Britain’s prosperous and strong elite in West finish mansions and nice state homes. it's also a global within which hazard bides in unsuspected areas and the road among strong and evil should be razor skinny. This new novel positive factors girl Vespasia Cumming-Gould–one of the main memorable characters from the Thomas Pitt series–who seems to be the following as a full of life younger lady, the final word aristocrat who can hint her blood to part the royal homes of Europe.
It’s Christmas and the Berkshire nation-state lies wrapped in iciness sit back. however the well-born visitors who've amassed at Applecross for a scrumptious weekend of blameless intrigue and passionate romance are warmed by way of roaring fires and candlelight, holly and mistletoe, reliable wine and gorgeously wrapped presents. It’s scarcely the environment for misfortune, and no one–not even that shrewdpermanent younger aristocrat and budding sleuth Vespasia Cumming-Gould–anticipates the tragedy that's to darken this light-hearted vacation condo celebration. yet quickly one younger lady lies useless, a suicide, and one other is ostracized, held in part accountable for the surprising flip of events.
To expiate her guilt, Gwendolen Kilmuir units out for the Scottish Highlands, hoping to give an explanation for to the useless girl’s mom the conditions surrounding the sad act–and to carry her again to England for the funeral. Gwendolen’s sole significant other in this nightmarish trip is Vespasia. As Vespasia learns extra concerning the sufferer and the gruesome forces that formed her determined deed, she is aware the heartbreaking fact of the tragedy.
By Amy Myers
Past due in 1901 Auguste Didier and his Russian bride, Princess Tatiana, are traveling the Yorkshire seat of the usual Tabor kinfolk for a gala ball the king has promised to wait. girl Priscilla Tabor is dedicated to the history of the family and, decided that tobacco won't sully her Elizabethan tapestries, she dispatches gents who desire to smoke to the some distance finish of the large backyard the place a dark Gothic folly of tumbling towers and sharp pinnacles has been disbursed for this unseemly function. Even His Majesty the king isn't any exception to the intransigent woman Tabor's principles. regrettably for her ladyship, who's decided that not anything shall pass awry with the royal stopover at, the idiosyncratic Tatiana is curious either in regards to the smokehouse and concerning the filthy behavior indulged inside of its partitions. in the course of the evening, Auguste unearths himself unceremoniously hauled from his mattress by means of his spouse to examine the physique she has simply came across there. once more, he's compelled, reluctantly, to play detective - there are lots of secrets and techniques to be published and questions requested. Is it suicide or homicide? And, much more very important, who's the corpse?
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 whole oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and complicated puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. In Cards at the Table, the wily Poirot is at the case while a bridge evening turns deadly.
By Laurie R. King
Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, have stirred the wrath of a murderous mystery association bent on infiltrating the govt. Now they're separated and at the run, sought after by means of the police, and pursued around the Continent through a ruthless enemy with unlimited assets and robust connections.
Unstoppable jointly, Russell and Holmes must live on this time aside, protecting touch in simple terms via coded messages and cryptic notes. yet has the couple made a deadly mistake via isolating, making themselves more uncomplicated goals for the shadowy govt brokers despatched to silence them?
A hermit with a mysterious prior and a gorgeous younger girl health care provider with a mystery, a cruelly scarred flyer and an obsessed guy of the material: everybody Russell and Holmes meet may possibly both pace their secure reunion or betray them to their enemies—in the main complicated, stunning, and deeply own case in their career.