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Author: Agatha Christie
Murder at the Vicaragemarks the debut of Agatha Christie's unflappable and much beloved female detective, Miss Jane Marple. With her gift for sniffing out the malevolent side of human nature, Miss Marple is led on her first case to a crime scene at the local vicarage. Colonel Protheroe, the magistra
Author: Agatha Christie
The Mousetrap, the longest-running play in the history of London's West End, begins its 50th year run on 25 November 2001. This new edition of four works show how Agatha Christie's plays are as compulsive as her novels, their colourful characters and ingenious plots providing yet more evidence of he
Author: Agatha Christie
Tommy and Tuppence Beresford were restless for adventure, so when they were asked to take over Blunt's International Detective Agency, they leapt at the chance. After their triumphant recovery of a pink pearl, intriguing cases kept on coming their way.
Author: Iris Johansen
Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan returns in this far-fetched but expertly plotted, eminently entertaining novel. When detective Joe Quinn is called to investigate the murder of a young woman whose skin has been peeled away from her skull, he presses the overloaded Eve to work her grisly magic. Eve is sh
Author: Linda Howard
As a nurse, Karen Whitlaw has seen more than the average person, but even she isn't prepared to identify the body of the father she hasn't seen since she was 13. The local detective on the case, Marc Chastain, informs Karen that her father, who was homeless, has been murdered. Still grief stricken o
Author: Linda Howard
When Sarah Stevens, butler and bodyguard extraordinaire, foils a robbery, she could not have predicted either the tragic chain of events that would be set in motion or detective Thomas Cahill, who responded to the first crime scene. Sarah intrigued, attracted, and aroused him, but his first marriage
All that was left of the garage was a heap of charred and smouldering beams. In the driving seat of the burnt-out car were the remains of a body ...An accident, said the police. An accident, said the widow. She had been warning her husband about the danger of the car for months. Murder, said the f
It came in a plain brown wrapper, no return address--an audiocassette recording of a horrifying, soul-lacerating scream, followed by the sound of a childlike voice chanting: "Bad love. Bad love. Don't give me the bad love... ". For Alex Delaware the tape is the first intimation that he is abou
Author: Tami Hoag
Los Angeles bike messenger Jace (J.C.) Damon, on the run after picking up a package from high-powered attorney Lenny Lowell, who is subsequently murdered. Orphaned Jace lives under society's radar in Chinatown, with his 10-year-old brother, Tyler; his surrogate family includes sassy dispatcher Eta F
Contains 12 classic detective stories featuring Lord Peter Wimsey. By the author of "The Nine Tailors" and "Whose Body".
Urban developer Arnold Moravia lies dead in his apartment. His execution-style murder may have huge implications for the financial health of New York. When detective Wolf Matheson starts to investigate the case, he is setting off on a personal odyssey which brings tragedy.
Author: Sandra Brown
When Dr. Rennie Newton's jury duty on a case involving a contract killer ends in an acquittal for Ricky Lozada, her carefully composed and very private life begins to unravel. First, someone breaks into her house to leave her an anonymous dozen red roses. Then her colleague and one-time rival for th
Author: Jeffery Deaver
Jeffery Deaver's Garden of Beasts introduces anti-hero Paul Schumann, a notorious rubout man for the New York Mafia known for his cold and professional approach to his job. But the jig is up when he is duped by high-ranking feds who give him a choice--prison or one more impossible job: assassinate t
Hiding behind an expensive, black-market-created identity, Zoe Luce has built a successful interior design business in Whispering Springs, Arizona, and hopes that she has just as successfully buried her past. She can't ignore her unique psychic abilities, however, and when she walks into a new clien
Author: Michele Jaffe
Set in London in the late 1500s, this hefty volume offers two distinctly different but equally pleasing paranormal thrillers in one tidy package. In Secret Admirer, a killer with a fixation for the letter W is messing with Lady Tuesday Arlington's pretty head. The Lion, as he calls himself, seems to
Assistant D.A. Savannah Smith, her jealous sister Susan, and society wife Megan Vandermeer are old friends-and sometimes bitter rivals. Then one horrifying night, Megan is kidnapped. Now, Savannah and Susan must move beyond the secrets and mistrust that have stood between them for years and team up
Two cities. Two murders. Two masters.
DOUBLE HOMICIDE: Boston
Basketball is an obsession in Beantown, producing emotions that run hot even in the coldest winter. This time, a flagrant foul during a college match leads to a fatal shooting. With the life of its star forward cut short, the entire
When Eugenie Davies is killed by a driver on a quiet London street, her death is clearly no accident. Someone struck her with a car and then deliberately ran over her body before driving off, leaving nothing behind but questions.

What brought Eugenie Davies to London on a rainy autumn night?
Author: Carolyn Keene
This story features the detective, Nancy Drew, as she investigates a rash of copy-cat burglaries which fox her for a time. However, she finds herself trying to work with a police detective to solve the crimes who proves to be more of a hindrance than a help.
Frank and Joe Hardy are the sons of the famous detective Fenton Hardy, and, like their father, they are superb crime-fighters. In this story strange figures are seen at night in the lonely old Purdy mansion. Frank and Joe investigate - and walk right into a trap.
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