Keywords: Mystery

The Moonstone

The Moonstone


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2006

THE MOONSTONE A Romance by Wilkie Collins PROLOGUE THE STORMING OF SERINGAPATAM 1799 Extracted from a Family Paper I address these lineswritten in Indiato my relatives in England. My object is to explain the motive which has induced me to refuse the right hand of friendship to my cousin, John Herncastle. The reserve which I have hitherto maintained in this matter has been misinterpreted by members of my family whose good opinion I cannot consent to forfeit. I request them to suspend their ...

Keywords: Country homes -- Fiction East Indians -- England -- Fiction England -- Fiction Jewelry theft -- Fiction Mystery fiction Police -- England -- Fiction
The Law and the Lady

The Law and the Lady


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1999

THE LAW AND THE LADY by Wilkie Collins NOTE: ADDRESSED TO THE READER. IN offering this book to you, I have no Preface to write. I have only to request that you will bear in mind certain established truths, which occasionally escape your memory when you are reading a work of fiction. Be pleased, then, to remember First: That the actions of human beings are not invariably governed by the laws of pure reason. Secondly: That we are by no means always in the habit of bestowing our love on the objects ...

Keywords: England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Married people -- Fiction Mystery fiction
Travesty

Travesty


Austin Aragon

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Austin Aragon TRAVESTY Authors Note Writing is fun, getting paid for it is not. Or better said, its not easy whatsoever to make money off it, and more so its not really fun to turn a passion into a job. This book was rejected by numerous agents for being too controversial in todays subjective market. Well I suspect the other side of that coin is that I am also a new author, but I do like to think that they only mean this current novel is too radical or touchynot my writing So with a dead end ...

Keywords: Military Mystery Suspense
Pouncing on Murder

Pouncing on Murder


Laurie Cass

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Praise for the National Bestselling Bookmobile Cat Mysteries Charming.... Librarian Minnie Hamilton is kindhearted, loyal, and resourceful. And her furry sidekick, Eddie, is equal parts charm and cat-titude. Fans of cozy mysteriesand catswill want to add this series to their must-read lists. New York Times bestselling author Sofie Kelly With humor and panache, Cass delivers an intriguing mystery and interesting characters. Bristol Herald Courier VA A pleasurable, funny read. Minnie is a delight ...

Keywords: Mystery
Candles Burning

Candles Burning


Tabitha King
Michael McDowell

ISBN: 9780425215708
Year of publication: 2007

Tabitha King and Michael McDowell CANDLES BURNING For Michael Acknowledgments This novel is a collaboration. Michael McDowell began it a decade ago. He died before he could finish it. His editor, Susan Allison, approached me through my agent, Ralph Vicinanza, with the idea of completing it. I was immediately intrigued. The manuscript and the notes that Michael left were incomplete, but he had carried the story forward several hundred pages. The story as I completed it is not the story that ...

Keywords: Ghosts Mystery Thriller and Suspense
Babylon

Babylon


Yasmina Reza

ISBN: 9781609808334
Year of publication: 2018

Babylon Yasmina Reza Translated by Linda Asher for Didier Martiny The world isnt tidy its a mess. I dont try to make it neat. GARRY WINOGRAND Hes against a wall, in the street. Standing there in suit and tie. He has ears that stick out, a frightened glance, short white hair. Hes thin, narrow shoulders. Hes holding out a maga-zine with the word awake on it. The photo caption reads Jehovahs WitnessLos Angeles. The picture dates from 1955. He looked like a little boy. Hes been dead a long time. He ...

Keywords: crime and mystery french crime novel literary fiction literary fiction in translation literature in translation memory fiction murder mystery murder romance novel in translation Prix Renaudot
The Glinkov Extraction

The Glinkov Extraction


Brian Drake

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Brian Drake THE GLINKOV EXTRACTION A Scott Stiletto Thriller Chapter One Somewhere in New York IT WAS the kind of murder Siyana Antonova would have done free of charge. But she never killed anybody without getting paid. She sat in the living room of a large mansion outside New York City, the property owned by a rich Russian couple who were hosting a small political fund-raiser. Ravil Zubarev was the guest of honor, a speaker sent from Moscow to bring back whatever donations he could obtain for ...

Keywords: Action Mystery Thriller
Laurie Cass - Bookmobile Cat 02 - Tailing a Tabby

Laurie Cass - Bookmobile Cat 02 - Tailing a Tabby


Laurie Cass

ISBN: 0451415477
Year of publication: 2014

PRAISE FOR LENDING A PAW A charming start to the new Bookmobile Cat series. Librarian Minnie Hamilton is kindhearted, loyal, and resourceful. And her furry sidekick, Eddie, is equal parts charm and cat-titude. New York Times bestselling author Sofie Kelly Lending a Paw is a pleasurable, funny read. Minnie is a delight as a heroine, and Eddie could make even a staunch dog lover more of a cat fan. RT Book Reviews This first in the series charms with a likable heroine, feisty and opinionated cat, ...

Keywords: Mystery: Cozy - Bookmobile - Cat - Michigan
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

"I Say No"


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1999

I SAY NO By Wilkie Collins BOOK THE FIRST AT SCHOOL. CHAPTER I. THE SMUGGLED SUPPER. Outside the bedroom the night was black and still. The small rain fell too softly to be heard in the garden not a leaf stirred in the airless calm the watch-dog was asleep, the cats were indoors far or near, under the murky heaven, not a sound was stirring. Inside the bedroom the night was black and still. Miss Ladd knew her business as a schoolmistress too well to allow night-lights and Miss Ladds young ladies ...

Keywords: Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Mystery fiction
Overlord

Overlord


David Wood
Alan Baxter

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

David Wood, Alan Baxter Overlord Praise for the Sam Aston Investigations Renegade marine biologist Sam Aston is back for a second outing in what is shaping up to be a must-read aquatic adventure series Danger and intrigue lurk both above and below in this action-filled, white-knuckle romp with a breathtaking conclusion Rick Chesler, author of Sawfish Everything youd want from a monster story great characters, a remote location and a creature with bite Mixing history and lore with science and ...

Keywords: Adventure Aquatic Monster Creature Horror Mystery Pulp Thriller Underwater Adventure
Dark Rite

Dark Rite


David Wood
Alan Baxter

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2013

David Wood, Alan Baxter Dark Rite Praise for Dark Rite Wood and Baxter have delivered a stunning tale that reminds of an early Stephen Kings talent for the macabre with a pinch of Graham Mastertons flair for witchcraft and terror. A sinister tale of black magic and horror not for the faint hearted. Greig Beck, bestselling author of Beneath the Dark Ice and Black Mountain When Grant Shipman returns to Wallens Gap for his fathers funeral, he discovers a curious book and a supernatural relic ...

Keywords: Fantasy Horror Mystery Occult Thriller
The Missing

The Missing


Caroline Eriksson

ISBN: 9781503940659
Year of publication: 2017

Caroline Eriksson THE MISSING To my maternal grandmother and grandfather: For the summers at the cabin For the pancakes and meatballs For your wholehearted support of my writing And for everything else 1 The little motorboat slices through the water with the precision of a knife. The sun is low in the sky its getting late on this evening at the end of summer. Im sitting in the bow, closing my eyes to the water spraying up into my face, fighting against the nausea that churns inside my body and ...

Keywords: mystery psychological thriller suspense
Chasing Gold

Chasing Gold


David Leadbeater

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

David Leadbeater Chasing Gold CHAPTER ONE Standing at a bare, undraped window, staring at the faade of the National Museum of American History where it let out onto Constitution Avenue wasnt quite Alicia Myles idea of a fun night. It was pitch black it was cold it was incredibly boring. Rob Russo, at her side, met her distant gaze with one of frustration. Cmon, Myles, its barely 22:00 hours. Cheer up, woman. Crap. That just makes it worse. Do you know how many different things I could be doing ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Archaeology Captain Henry Morgan Caribbean Historical Mysteries Mystery Pirates Thriller Treasure
Beat the Reaper: A Novel

Beat the Reaper: A Novel


Josh Bazell

ISBN: 9780316032223
Year of publication: 2009

Copyright 2009 by Josh Bazell All rights reserved. Except as permitted under the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976, no part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, or stored in a database or retrieval system, without the prior written permission of the publisher. Little, Brown and Company Hachette Book Group 237 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017 Visit our Web site at www.HachetteBookGroup.com First eBook Edition: January 2009 Little, Brown and ...

Keywords: American First Novelists American Mystery & Suspense Fiction Assassins Black Humor (Literature) Fiction Fiction - Espionage Fiction - General General Medical Organized Crime Physicians Suspense Suspense Fiction thriller Thrillers

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