Keywords: Detective

The Cat Who Brought Down the House

The Cat Who Brought Down the House


Lilian Jackson Braun

ISBN: 9780515136555
Year of publication: 2003

The Cat Who Brought Down the House Lilian Jackson Braun Chapter 1Who was Thelma Thackeray It was April first, and it sounded like an April Fools joke. Had anyone by that name ever lived in Moose County, 400 miles north of everywhere Yet, there it was, in black and whitein the newsbite column of the Moose County Something: RETURN OF THE NATIVE Thelma Thackeray, 82, a native of Moose County, has retired after a 55-year career in Hollywood, CA, and is returning to her native soil. Im coming home to ...

Keywords: Cat Owners Cats Country Life Fiction General Koko (Fictitious Character) Millionaires Moose County (Imaginary Place) Mystery & Detective Political Qwilleran; Jim (Fictitious Character) Yum Yum (Fictitious Character : Braun)
The Cat Who Robbed a Bank

The Cat Who Robbed a Bank


Lilian Jackson Braun

ISBN: 9780375408786
Year of publication: 2000

The Cat Who Robbed a Bank Lillan Jackson BraunOneIT WAS A SEPTEMBER to remember In Moose County 400 miles north of everywhere, plans were rife and hopes were high. First, the historic hotel in Pickax City, the county seat, was finally restored after the bombing of the previous year, and it would reopen with a new name, a new chef, and a gala reception. Then, a famous American who may or may not have slept there in 1895 was about to be honored with the citys first annual Mark Twain Festival. ...

Keywords: Cat owners Cats Country life Detective and mystery stories Fiction General Hotels Journalists Koko (Fictitious character) Large type books Millionaires Moose County (Imaginary place) Mystery & Detective Mystery fiction Qwilleran; Jim (Fictitious character) Siamese cat Thrillers Yum Yum (Fictitious character : Braun) Yum Yum (Fictitious character: Braun)
The Scent of Death

The Scent of Death


Simon Beckett

ISBN: 178763079
Year of publication: 2019

Simon Beckett The Scent of Death About the Author Simon Beckett has worked as a freelance journalist for national newspapers and colour supplements. He is the author of five international bestselling crime thrillers featuring his forensic anthropologist hero, Dr David Hunter: The Chemistry of Death, Written in Bone, Whispers of the Dead, The Calling of the Grave and The Restless Dead. His stand-alone novels include Stone Bruises and Where Theres Smoke. He lives in Sheffield. Also by Simon ...

Keywords: Detective Fiction Forensic Antropology Medical Thriller Suspense Thriller
Murder and Revolution

Murder and Revolution


Evelyn Weiss

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Evelyn Weiss MURDER AND REVOLUTION I am confident that the whole history of the human race contains no other episode as horrible as this. Henry Morgenthau Sr., United States Ambassador List of principal fictional characters Professor Felix Axelson, Swedish: a celebrated hypnotist and private detective Agnes Frocester, American: the professors companion and assistant Vasily Bukin, Russian: the professors host and guide in Russia General Evgeny Aristarkhov, Russian: a senior military commander ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Detective female sleuth Suspense
Miss or Mrs.?

Miss or Mrs.?


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2006

MISS OR MRS. by Wilkie Collins PERSONS OF THE STORY. Sir Joseph Graybrooke. . . . . . . . . .Knight Richard Turlington . . . . Of the Levant Trade Launcelot Linzie . .Of the College of Surgeons James Dicas. . . . . .Of the Roll of Attorneys Thomas Wildfang. . . . . .Superannuated Seaman Miss Graybrooke. . . . . . Sir Josephs Sister Natalie. . . . . . . . . Sir Josephs Daughter Lady Winwood . . . . . . . .Sir Josephs Niece Amelia, Sophia, and Dorothea. Lady Winwoods Stepdaughters Period: ...

Keywords: Detective and mystery stories England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction English Love stories
Back of Beyond

Back of Beyond


C J Box

ISBN: 0312365748
Year of publication: 2011

C. J. Box Back of Beyond Who trusted God was love indeed And love Creations final law Tho Nature, red in tooth and claw With ravine, shriekd against his creed Canto 56, Alfred Lord Tennysons In Memoriam A. H. H., 1850 Part One 1 The night before Cody Hoyt shot the county coroner, he was driving without a purpose in his county Ford Expedition as he often did these days. He was agitated and restless, chain-smoking cigarettes until his throat was raw and sore. He drove right by the rural bars he ...

Keywords: Fiction / Mystery & Detective
Hellbent

Hellbent


Gregg Hurwitz

ISBN: 9781250119186
Year of publication: 2018

Gregg Hurwitz Hellbent Dedication To Gary and Karen Messing and Darra and Zach Brewer. You dont get to choose your family, but sometimes you luck out. Epigraph And now that you dont have to be perfect, you can be good. John Steinbeck, East of Eden Evans scuffed knuckles, a fetching post-fight shade of eggplant, ledged the steering wheel. His nose was freshly broken, leaking a trickle of crimson. Nothing bad, more a shifting along old fault lines. He inspected his nose in the rearview, then ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Crime Espionage Fiction General International Mystery & Crime Military Mystery & Detective Suspense Thrillers War & Military
Pulse

Pulse


Jeremy Robinson

ISBN: 9780312540289
Year of publication: 2009

Jeremy Robinson Pulse DEDICATION For Hilaree, again, my best, still EPIGRAPH If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on the slightest evidence. The origin of myths is explained in this way. Bertrand Russell Where does the violet tint end and ...

Keywords: Action and Adventure Antiquities Fiction Fiction - General General General & Literary Fiction Genetic Engineering Geneticists Horror Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945) Mystery & Detective Science Fiction Special forces (Military science) Suspense Suspense fiction Thriller
The Bach Manuscript

The Bach Manuscript


Scott Mariani

ISBN: 9780007486427
Year of publication: 2017

Scott Mariani The Bach Manuscript PROLOGUE Nazi-occupied France July 16th, 1942 All four family members were at home when they came. Monsieur and Madame Silbermann, or Abel and Vidette, were in the salon, relaxing in a pair of matching Louis XV armchairs after a modest but excellent lunch prepared by Eliane, the family housekeeper. Vidette was immersed in one of the romantic novels into which she liked to escape. Abel, meanwhile, was frowning at an article in the collaborationist newspaper Le ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Espionage Fiction General Historical Mysteries Mystery & Detective Suspense Thrillers War & Military
End Game

End Game


David Baldacci

ISBN: 9781447277392
Year of publication: 2017

David Baldacci End Game To Bob Holsworth, a mentor and friend CHAPTER 1 As Will Robie stared out the plane window, he knew the next twenty-four hours could possibly be his last ones on earth. Yet that was simply another day on the job for him. The undercarriage of multiple reinforced wheels touched down and grabbed the tarmac, and the thrust reversers engaged. The worlds largest commercial airliner taxied to a stop at the gate. The doors, both forward and aft, on the upper and lower cabins ...

Keywords: Crime Espionage Fiction General Mystery & Detective Thrillers
The Midnight Line

The Midnight Line


Lee Child

ISBN: 9780399593499
Year of publication: 2017

Lee Child The Midnight Line Chapter 1 Jack Reacher and Michelle Chang spent three days in Milwaukee. On the fourth morning she was gone. Reacher came back to the room with coffee and found a note on his pillow. He had seen such notes before. They all said the same thing. Either directly or indirectly. Changs note was indirect. And more elegant than most. Not in terms of presentation. It was a ballpoint scrawl on motel notepaper gone wavy with damp. But elegant in terms of expression. She had ...

Keywords: Crime Fiction General Mystery & Detective Suspense Thriller
The Cryptic Lines

The Cryptic Lines


Richard Storry

ISBN: 9781508488415
Year of publication: 2015

Richard Storry The Cryptic Lines Prologue Ive paid for your sickest fancies Ive humoured your crackdest whim Dick, its your daddy, dying Youve got to listen to him Good for a fortnight, am I The doctor told you He lied. I shall go under by morning, and Put that nurse outside. Never seen death yet, Dickie Well, now is your time to learn, And youll wish you held my record Before it comes to your turn. Rudyard Kipling Chapter 1 1960 A remote coastal location, somewhere in the British Isles The ...

Keywords: Detective Fiction Mystery Traditional
The Madman's Room

The Madman's Room


Paul Halter

ISBN: 9781545568125
Year of publication: 2017

Paul Halter The Madmans Room PROLOGUE What can one expect to find in a coffin It sometimes happens that its necessary to break ground in a cemetery in order to exhume a body. Its fairly rare, admittedly, and there has to be good reason to do so. When the coffin appears in the light of day under the fixed stares of those present, and feverish hands get ready to raise the lid, the same question is on everyones lips. What are we about to discover In detective novels, such events occur most ...

Keywords: Mystery Thriller Traditional Detective
Madness Treads Lightly

Madness Treads Lightly


Polina Dashkova

ISBN: 9781477823460
Year of publication: 2017

Polina Dashkova MADNESS TREADS LIGHTLY CHAPTER 1 Moscow, March 1996 Lena Polyanskaya wrestled the stroller through the deep March slush and lumpy melting snow like a Volga boatman. The narrow street was lined with tall, hardened snowdrifts, and any speeding cars splashed the pedestrians with thick brown muck. Two-year-old Liza kept trying to stand up in the stroller so she could walk on her own little feet. She thought she was too big for a stroller, and anyway, there were so many interesting ...

Keywords: Amateur Sleuth International Mystery and Crime Mystery and Detective Women Sleuths
Lying in Wait

Lying in Wait


Liz Nugent

ISBN: 9780241974056
Year of publication: 2016

Liz Nugent LYING IN WAIT For Richard, with all my love The cold earth slept below, Above the cold sky shone And all around, with a chilling sound, From caves of ice and fields of snow, The breath of night like death did flow Beneath the sinking moon. Percy Bysshe Shelley Part 1 1980 1 Lydia My husband did not mean to kill Annie Doyle, but the lying tramp deserved it. After we had overcome the initial shock, I tried to stop him speaking of her. I did not allow it unless to confirm alibis or to ...

Keywords: Mystery and Detective Psychological Suspense

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