Death is Now My Neighbour

By Colin Dexter

As he drove his leader all the way down to Kidlington, Lewis back the dialog to the place it had began. ‘You haven’t informed me what you consider this fellow Owens – the useless woman’s next-door neighbour.’ ‘Death is usually the next-door neighbour,’ stated Morse sombrely. The homicide of a tender lady . . . A cryptic ‘seventeenth-century’ love poem . . . And a photo of a secret grey-haired guy . . . good enough to set leader Inspector E. Morse at the path of a killer. And it’s a path that leads him to Lonsdale university, the place the competition among Julian Storrs and Dr Denis Cornford for the coveted place of grasp is hotting up. yet then Morse faces a better, way more own hindrance . . .

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A Right to Die (Nero Wolfe, Book 40)

By Rex Stout

Whilst a brilliant younger heiress with an aptitude for love and one too many enemies is located brutally murdered, Nero Wolfe and his sidekick, Archie, locate themselves embroiled in a case that isn't as black and white because it first appears.

Susan Brooke has every little thing going for her.  Men may have killed themselves to marry her, and, in truth, one did.

Susan got here to ny to discover love and success, and ended up useless on a tenement floor.  The police say her black fiance did it, yet Wolfe has different ideas.  Before he's performed, he'll end up that stable intentions and undesirable deeds frequently cross hand in hand and that the top beliefs can occasionally have the deadliest consequences.

From the Paperback edition.

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Murder on the Orient Express: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth pass over Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and puzzling puzzles to Harper Paperbacks…including Murder at the Orient Express, the main recognized Hercule Poirot secret, which has the intense detective trying to find a killer aboard one of many world’s most magnificent passenger trains.

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The Coffin Lane Murders (Inspector Faro, Book 11)

By Alanna Knight

One other Case for Inspector Jeremy Faro, Edinburgh's Victorian Detective The frantic arrival of laptop Dean at Inspector Faro's door one wintry weather morning brings information of the 1st killing in Coffin Lane. observed through his step-son Vince and Vince's accomplice on the surgical procedure, Dr Conan Pursley, Faro rushes to a bad scene. For a path of blood throughout the snow results in the physique of a tender lady, a knife wound in her chest. Molly Blaith have been on her option to submit a letter for her enterprise omit Errington. Or had she? For this kind of trip don't have taken her down Coffin Lane. Did she have an assignation? used to be she the sufferer of against the law of ardour? Or was once her demise just the start of a reign of terror that would carry Edinburgh in its grip? for under days later Faro is woken by means of one other hammering at his door. workstation Dean has come to file the second one homicide in Coffin Lane. Alanna Knight is a novelist, playwright and biographer whose writings have been; first released in 1969. She is the writer of greater than 30 novels, in addition to non-fiction works on Robert Louis Stevenson. Alanna Knight is a member of the Crime Writer's organization and of the Society of Authors in Scotland.

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Killer in the Rain

Listed below are 4 vintage mysteries from the grasp of the yank detective story.

"Killer within the Rain" and "The Curtain" are early works that laid the basis for the construction of the Philip Marlowe personality. "Goldfish" and "Finger guy" function Marlowe at his very best.

A must-have assortment for each Chandler fan.

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Traitors to All: A Duca Lamberti Noir (Melville International Crime)

From the godfather of Italian noir

“A noir author richly deserving rediscovery.” 
—Publishers Weekly

One balmy spring night at the outskirts of Milan, a Fiat with passengers plunges right into a canal. in the beginning, their deaths are registered as an coincidence.

But Duca Lamberti, the doctor-turned-detective of Giorgio Scerbanenco’s mythical sequence, suspects there’s extra to it than that. simply because that very same canal has been the scene of alternative deaths, and the entire incidents have one guy in universal: a legal professional with a murky previous stretching all of the as far back as global struggle II—a guy who, in truth, as soon as shared a jail telephone with Lamberti.

Winner of the main prestigious eu crime prize on its unique booklet in 1966, Traitors to All is vintage noir by way of one of many maximum writers of the genre—a e-book that lays naked the connections among Milan’s bothered background throughout the battle and its swinging sixties affluence, in addition to an completely soaking up story of betrayal and revenge.

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Still Life

By Louise Penny

Winner of the hot Blood Dagger, Arthur Ellis, Barry, Anthony, and Dilys awards.

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surêté du Québec and his crew of investigators are known as in to the scene of a suspicious loss of life in a rural village south of Montreal. Jane Neal, a neighborhood fixture within the tiny hamlet of 3 Pines, simply north of the U.S. border, has been stumbled on useless within the woods. The locals are sure it is a tragic looking coincidence and not anything extra, yet Gamache smells anything foul in those distant woods, and is quickly sure that Jane Neal died by the hands of somebody even more sinister than a slipshod bowhunter.

Still Life introduces not just a fascinating sequence hero in Inspector Gamache, who instructions his forces--and this series--with integrity and quiet braveness, but additionally a successful and proficient new author of conventional mysteries within the individual of Louise Penny.

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Deal Breaker: The First Myron Bolitar Novel

By Harlan Coben

The debut of Myron Bolitar, a hotheaded, tenderhearted activities agent and probably the most interesting and complicated heroes in suspense fiction, Deal Breaker is a page-turning vintage from Edgar Award–winner and grasp storyteller Harlan Coben.
 
“One of the main enticing heroes in secret fiction.”—Dennis Lehane
 
activities agent Myron Bolitar is poised at the fringe of the large time. So is Christian Steele, a rookie quarterback and Myron’s prized customer. but if Christian will get a mobile name from a former girlfriend—a lady who every body, together with the police, believes is dead—the deal starts off to head bitter. attempting to resolve the reality a few family’s tragedy, a woman’s mystery, and a man’s lies, Myron is up opposed to the darkish part of his business—where photograph and skill make you wealthy, however the fact can get you killed.
 
“What units Harlan Coben above the gang are wit and depraved nonchalance.”—Los Angeles Times

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Nobody's Perfect

By Donald E. Westlake

Comedian crime hero Dortmunder and his gang of bungling thieves are again in a hilarious caper--out of print considering the fact that 1979. Mishaps and misunderstandings strength the group to scouse borrow a portray now not as soon as yet two times during this hilarious misadventure starring the inimitable Dortmunder. Reissue.

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Down Here: A Burke Novel

By Andrew Vachss

For years Burke has harbored an outlaw's tough love for Wolfe, the attractive, pushed former sex-crimes prosecutor who was once fired for refusing to "go alongside to get along." So whilst Wolfe is arrested for the tried homicide of John Anson Wychek, a vicious rapist she as soon as prosecuted, Burke offers himself in. that implies placing jointly a distrustful alliance among his underground "family of choice," Wolfe's inner most community, and a rogue NYPD detective who has his personal stake within the outcome.

Burke understands that Wolfe’s alleged "victim," even supposing convicted just once, is absolutely a serial rapist. The deeper he presses, the extra gaping holes he reveals within the prosecution’s case, yet shadowy legislations enforcement organisations look decided to guard Wychek in any respect charges, irrespective of who it sacrifices. Burke ups the ante by means of re-opening the entire outdated "cold case” rape investigations, calls in loads of markers from each side of the legislations, and eventually indicates the entire gamers why "down right here" isn't any position for travelers.

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