Keywords: Mystery & Detective

Stalking Ground

Stalking Ground


Margaret Mizushima

ISBN: 9781629538358
Year of publication: 2016

Margaret Mizushima Stalking Ground To my husband, Charlie, with gratitude for his never-ending support Chapter 1 Thursday, Mid-October A bead of sweat rolled down Deputy Mattie Cobbs face beneath the plastic guard on her helmet. She tilted her head to keep the sweat from going into her eyes and caught a glimpse of the sky. Not a cloud in sight. It was unseasonably warm for October in Denvermuch warmer than in Timber Creek, where forest and meadow soaked up the suns rays. Here, the rays hit ...

Keywords: Mystery & Detective / General
Hunting Hour

Hunting Hour


Margaret Mizushima

ISBN: 9781538452363
Year of publication: 101

Margaret Mizushima Hunting Hour For my sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Greg Coleman, and their family Chapter 1 Tuesday, Mid-April Whom do you trust, Mattie Mattie drew her knees up, hugging them to her chest. The question her therapist posed made her pause to think. Finally, she answered. Robo. From across the living room, where he was lying on his dog bed, her German shepherd cocked his head, ears pricked. Although the Skype image on Matties laptop wavered occasionally, it was still clear ...

Keywords: Mystery & Detective / General
Killing Trail

Killing Trail


Margaret Mizushima

ISBN: 9781629536569
Year of publication: 2015

Margaret Mizushima Killing Trail To my family, who always believed Chapter 1 Friday, Late August Deputy Mattie Lu Cobb liked her new partner. In fact, she was quite taken with him. She enjoyed being with him, something shed found lacking with previous partners, and they seemed compatible. She hoped she could learn to trust him. She wondered what trust would feel like. Pulling her cruiser up to a stop sign, Mattie stole a quick glance. Born in Russia, he was a handsome guy: straight black hair, ...

Keywords: FIC022000 FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General
Once Upon a River

Once Upon a River


Diane Setterfield

ISBN: 97808575256599
Year of publication: 2018

Diane Setterfield Once Upon a River To my sisters, Mandy and Paula. I wouldnt be me without you. Along the borders of this world lie others. There are places you can cross. This is one such place. Part 1 The Story Begins THERE WAS ONCE an inn that sat peacefully on the bank of the Thames at Radcot, a long days walk from the source. There were a great many inns along the upper reaches of the Thames at the time of this story and you could get drunk in all of them, but beyond the usual ale and ...

Keywords: Fairy Tales; Folk Tales; Legends & Mythology fiction General Historical Literary Mystery & Detective
Classified as Murder

Classified as Murder


Miranda James

ISBN: 9780425241578
Year of publication: 2011

Table of Contents Title Page Copyright Page Dedication AcknowledgementsONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE SIX SEVEN EIGHT NINE TEN ELEVEN TWELVE THIRTEEN FOURTEEN FIFTEEN SIXTEEN SEVENTEEN EIGHTEEN NINETEEN TWENTY TWENTY-ONE TWENTY-TWO TWENTY-THREE TWENTY-FOUR TWENTY-FIVE TWENTY-SIX TWENTY-SEVEN TWENTY-EIGHT TWENTY-NINE THIRTY THIRTY-ONE THIRTY-TWO THIRTY-THREE THIRTY-FOUR THIRTY-FIVE PRAISE FOR Murder Past Due Combines a kindhearted librarian hero, family secrets in a sleepy Southern town, and a gentle ...

Keywords: Cat Owners cats Crime Fiction General Librarians Mississippi Murder - Investigation Mystery & Detective Mystery Fiction Women Sleuths
Out of the Dark

Out of the Dark


Gregg Hurwitz

ISBN: 9781250120441
Year of publication: 2019

Gregg Hurwitz Out of the Dark Dedication To my intimidatingly astute copyeditor, Maureen Sugden Who for sixteen novels has raised my game and saved me from countless embarrassments with razor-sharp wit and feather-soft nuance Prologue: Perennial Rain 1997 Evan is nineteen, fresh off the plane, trained up, mission-ready. And yet untested. His first assignment as Orphan X. He adjusts rapidly to this foreign place, a city with drizzly rain, imperious ministry buildings, and men who kiss on both ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Crime Espionage Fiction General International Mystery & Crime Military Mystery & Detective Suspense Thriller War & Military
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
The Cat Who Went Bananas

The Cat Who Went Bananas


Lilian Jackson Braun

ISBN: 9780786273218
Year of publication: 2005

THE CAT WHO WENT BANANAS LILIAN JACKSON BRAUN, 2005 PROLOGUE Break a leg, Fran, honey Break a leg, Alden Break a leg, Derek, old boy It was opening night of the new play in Pickax City 400 miles north of everywhere, and the actors were receiving the traditional bonhomie from well-wishers. The theatre club was doing Oscar Wildes comedy of absurd upper-class manners: The Importance of Being Earnest. Fran Brodie, interior designer, was playing Gwendolen. The male lead was being done by Alden Wade, ...

Keywords: Animals Authors Biography & Autobiography Cat owners Cats Country life Detective Editors Fiction Fiction & related items Fiction - Mystery General General & Literary Fiction Jim (Fictitious cha Jim (Fictitious character) Journalists Juvenile Fiction Koko (Fictitious character) Large type books Millionaires Moose County (Imaginary place) Mystery Mystery & Detective Mystery & Detective - Cat Sleuths Mystery & Detective - General Pets Police Procedural Publishers Qwilleran Siamese cat Suspense Women Sleuths Yum Yum (Fictitious character Yum Yum (Fictitious character : Braun)
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)
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

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