Living Spectres: A Chesterton Holte, Gentleman Haunt Mystery by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

By Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Philadelphia, 1924

It’s been 3 months on account that crime reporter Poppy Thornton was once left to die in an deserted warehouse by means of her cousin Stacy, leader suspect in a excessive society homicide. Rescued by means of the fast contemplating Chesterton Holte—her “gentleman haunt”—and Police Inspector J.B. Loring, Poppy is set to get the genuine tale and spot justice performed. yet Stacy has fled Philadelphia with the widow of the guy he's accused of murdering, and now a world manhunt is on for the suspected conspirators. As that seek keeps, Poppy, Holte, and Loring have a brand new secret: the disappearance of GAD Pearce, 18 year-old inheritor to the Pearce fortune, who has vanished whereas vacationing via japanese Europe. The suspects diversity from the younger man’s jealous siblings to a mysterious cult of Armenian refugees.

Once back Holte makes use of his ghostly powers to discover solutions and go on what he learns to Poppy— who needs to then alert Loring with out revealing her otherworldly source.

Is GAD nonetheless alive? Can Poppy retain her task regardless of social conference, the disdain of her male colleagues, and the harmful allure she feels to Loring? Will the gurus reach monitoring Stacy down? What’s fairly happening at the back of the closed doorways of the politicians and bankers who run town and the state?

And because the look for fact takes Poppy and Holte deeper right into a woodland of darkish secrets and techniques and authentic corruption, who will die next?

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¡Uno, pequeño y libre!: 5 (El biblionauta) (Spanish Edition) by Antonio Martínez Conesa

By Antonio Martínez Conesa

¡Uno, pequeño y libre! es una dura y emotiva historia donde se narra l. a. experiencia de un niño de nine años que es raptado por unos desconocidos a l. a. salida del colegio. Le llevan lejos y, a cambio de dinero, le entregan a un matrimonio que no puede tener hijos.
Este relato transcurre en l. a. década de los sesenta, un tiempo no muy lejano en el que sucedieron cosas terribles y vergonzosas que no deberían olvidarse; pero, a su vez, es también un homenaje a los angeles imaginación, limpia y sin censura, de los angeles que todos hemos disfrutado cuando fuimos niños.

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Death Scene: A 1920s mystery (A Henry Johnstone Mystery) by Jane A. Adams

By Jane A. Adams

Detective leader Inspector Henry Johnstone is summoned to enquire the homicide of a silent celeb during this compelling old mystery.

1928. A emerging famous person of the silent reveal, Cissie Rowe had a vivid destiny sooner than her within the new speaking photographs. now not from now on. Cissie had died, tragically, again and again on reveal – yet this time it’s for real.

When Cissie is located brutally murdered in her own residence, DCI Henry Johnstone and DS Mickey Hitchens are sent to the seashore city of Shoreham-by-Sea to enquire. Famed for the standard of its gentle, Shoreham is domestic to a movie studio and thriving theatrical neighborhood. yet who between them would need the preferred younger actress dead?

The London detectives quickly detect that nobody, together with the sufferer, is kind of what they appear – and that the make-believe keeps either off and on the well-known glasshouse stage.

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THE OSWALD REFLECTION (REGAN Book 1) by Larry Names

By Larry Names

was once Lee Harvey Oswald a patsy, the autumn man in a
sinister plot to assassinate Pres. John F. Kennedy?
Was Oswald the lone nut murderer like the
Warren fee claimed him to be?
Tom Regan didn’t think the Warren
Commission record, yet he couldn’t
dispute their findings with out having
any tangible facts, facts that
Oswald had a double and he was
caught up in an enormous conspiracy.

Tom Regan seeks the reply to a question
that questioned investigators for greater than a decade.
Did Lee Harvey Oswald have a double ?
He give up his task and risked his existence to discover the truth.

Regan’s research took him from Wisconsin
to Oklahoma, Arizona, Utah, Oregon,
Washington, Nevada, California, and finally
Mexico till he came upon the reality approximately Oswald.
His tale relies on genuine occasions and
testimony from the single guy to admit being
part of the main really good conspiracy in history.

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Las nuevas aventuras de HANSHICHI (Spanish Edition) by Kido Okamoto

By Kido Okamoto

Las historias del detective Hanshichi, personaje inspirado en Sherlock Holmes, se desarrollan en el Japón de finales del período Edo, entre 1840 y 1860, una época en l. a. que l. a. tradición y superstición van de los angeles mano y son el verdadero enemigo del racional y poco ortodoxo Hanshichi.

En esta segunda entrega, conoceremos nuevas aventuras y casos de este specific detective en los que seguiremos descubriendo y apreciando las costumbres y creencias del Japón de los angeles época, así como los escenarios en los que se desarrollan.

Plagado de vívidas y coloridas descripciones, el lector disfrutará de misterios relacionados con serpientes gigantes, apariciones espectrales, extraños ermitaños conectados con el mar, o batallas de mariposas, con el único denominador común de que nada es lo que parece.

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Die Hexenjäger (German Edition) by Wilfried Esch

By Wilfried Esch

Der kurfürstliche Ermittler und Anwalt Matthias Liebknecht und der Jesuit Maurus van Leuven sollen klären, ob das four hundred Jahre alte Vermächtnis der Fürstin Sophie von Limburg echt ist. Dieses Vermächtnis wirft dem damaligen Kurfürsten und Erzbischof von Köln, dem Grafen Engelbert von Berg, mehr als nur unheilige Handlungen vor. Der Plan des Kurfürsten Ferdinand von Wittelsbach, seinen Amtsvorgänger Engelbert heilig sprechen zu lassen, ist dadurch mehr als gefährdet.

Während sich Maurus van Leuven auf eine gefährliche Reise in das wallonische Brabant begibt, muss Matthias Liebknecht als Sonderkurier nach Rom reisen. Dort erwartet ihn eine böse Überraschung: Seinem Freund Juan Briz Martinez, Abt von San Juan de los angeles Pena, wirft die Inquisition den Handel mit verbotenen Büchern, sowie die Verbreitung häretischen Gedankenguts vor.

Aber noch wissen weder Maurus van Leuven noch Matthias Liebknecht, wie eng ihre scheinbar unterschiedlichsten Aufgaben miteinander verbunden sind. Sie geraten in ein perfides Ränkespiel von Ordensgemeinschaften, geheimen Bruderschaften, Kirche und Staat, ein höchst gefährliches Spiel der Hexenjäger. Sie kommen dabei dem Geheimnis eines verbotenen Evangeliums auf die Spur und ahnen nicht, dass dies eine unbeschreibliche Hexenjagd auslöst.

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Els: Eine Erzählung (German Edition) by Christine Fischer

By Christine Fischer

Spät im Jahr hält der Frühling Einzug auf Hukejaure in den Fjälls von Schwedisch Lappland. Auch Els, eine eigenwillige alte Frau, steigt nach Hukejaure auf, um wie jedes Jahr als Hüttenwartin die spärlichen Gäste zu beherbergen. Aber dieses Mal ist nichts wie sonst: Die Rentiere bleiben aus, stattdessen melden sich körperliche Schmerzen, Verwirrung und eine unbestimmte Furcht. Anne, eine junge Trekkerin, taucht auf und sorgt für weitere Verunsicherung. Später sieht sich die Hüttenwartin - inzwischen krank geworden - von einem heimlichen Mitbewohner in ihrer Existenz bedroht. Doch was once als vermeintlicher Überlebenskampf beginnt, entwickelt sich für Els immer mehr zu einer Annäherung an Jona, den Fremden. Nicht nur in der harschen arktischen Landschaft meldet sich der Mittsommer mit Macht, auch in Els brechen sich neue Lebenskräfte Bahn.

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A Slight Case of Guilt by Thomas Bransten

By Thomas Bransten

while five-year outdated Christophe Ville de Coutray disappeared in 1970, thousands of journalists flocked to Paris to hide the tale. One reporter turned a part of the story.

Barricades reporter Lincoln Goldstone is at the run from his offended destiny ex whilst he unearths himself on the middle of the tale of the century: the inheritor to the remarkable Ville de Coutray fortune has been abducted. In a race to get the tale at the back of the tale, Goldstone unknowingly befriends the kidnapper. Falling in love with fellow reporter Suzanne Carrington additional complicates issues, as he struggles to envision his personal inner most values approximately existence, demise, and justice.

“A mild Case of Guilt is a beautifully-written novel that captures the spirit, surroundings and characters of Dijon, France within the early Seventies after the abduction of a tender French boy who's inheritor to an age-old noble kinfolk. From mouth-watering baguettes and native bakeries to the households, police, legal professionals and politicians behind the curtain, writer Thomas R. Bransten elegantly portrays the heartbreaking drama in the course of the eyes of journalist Lincoln Goldstone who leads the reader via an attractive and remarkable tale laced with kind, wit, and cynicism."
~ Steven Caplan, Welcome domestic, Sir

“In A mild Case of Guilt Thomas Bransten brilliantly describes his characters, regardless of how in short their visual appeal, in such wealthy, nearly poetic tones, that you are feeling as though you’d realize them in the street. He’s an exceptional observe painter whose each scene is sort of a interval tapestry striking in a museum; masterfully-wrought suspense is woven with subplots that flicker and stab with perception. Whoever writes the inevitable screenplay for A moderate Case of Guilt must have a simple time of constructing a blockbuster motion picture. Haunting and robust, and now and then unfortunately comical, this is often a completely compelling needs to read!”
~ Merle P. Martin, Nomad’s Chant

"With polished prose and a deft writer's eye, Thomas Bransten sweeps readers up and drops them into Seventies Dijon, the place the abduction of six-year previous Christophe Ville de Coutray is simply the start of a posh and beautifully-woven plot that explores the still-unresolved problems with the German career in the course of global battle II and French collaboration. a good learn that is suspenseful, gripping and compelling."
~ Alex Keto, The Rainbird War

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Gypsy (The St-Cyr and Kohler Mysteries) by J. Robert Janes

By J. Robert Janes

An foreign safecracker steals diamonds destined for the Reich.

A tip is available in to the Gestapo, caution of an coming near near housebreaking on the Paris Ritz. the objective is the room of a unique connecté to the German Ministry of creation, the place a secure encompasses a cache of diamonds meant to be used in hands manufacture. whilst inspectors Jean-Louis St-Cyr and Hermann Kohler arrive, subsidized up via a Berlin cop, the secure is undamaged. but if they flip the dial to examine its contents, it explodes, leaving the policemen shaken yet unhurt, and ruining one of many most interesting suites within the Ritz.

The burglar has already come and long gone, leaving the secure rigged with nitroglycerin as a shock for his pursuers. His codename is Gypsy, and he has deviled the Reich for years. St-Cyr and Kohler will do their most sensible to unmask him, yet as they realized in the past, no crime is easy while the sufferers are servants of the Thousand yr Reich.

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A Mortal Likeness: A Victorian Mystery by Laura Joh Rowland

By Laura Joh Rowland

A photographer in Whitechapel, London, Sarah Bain is additionally a personal detective—skilled at shooting others’ darkish secrets and techniques, and professional at preserving her personal. while a filthy rich banker, Sir Gerald Mariner, posts a good-looking present for locating his lacking baby, all of London joins in, hoping to win that money for themselves. frequently discouraged through a saturated industry, Sarah is as an alternative apparently allured as she realizes the case hits a lot in the direction of domestic than she first thought.

As she dives in, she discovers a photo of child Robin Mariner and his mom. however it eerily resembles the autopsy photos Sarah, herself, takes of deceased childrens posed to appear as though they have been alive. Now it’s doubtful even if the abduction is a cover-up to conceal the truth of his disappearance, or if it’s actually a cry for help.

The clock is ticking and Sarah needs to discover the reality earlier than her prior catches as much as her in A Mortal Likeness, the gripping follow-up to bestselling writer Laura Joh Rowland’s The Ripper’s Shadow.

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