Ellie Faulkner's world has been destroyed. Her husband Greg died in a car crash - and he wasn't alone. In the passenger seat was the body of Milena Livingstone - a woman Ellie's never heard of. But Ellie refuses to leap to the obvious conclusion, despite the whispers and suspicions of those around her. Maybe it's the grief, b... read more
Packed with the author's trademark wit, adventure and sly comedy.
Meet Vish Puri, IndiaÂs most private investigator. Portly, persistent and unmistakably Punjabi, he cuts a determined swathe through modern IndiaÂs swindlers, cheats and murderers. In hot and dusty Delhi, where call centres and malls are changing the ancient fabric of Indian life, PuriÂs main work comes from screening pro... read more
An explosive new thriller from the bestselling Faye Kellerman featuring LA detective Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus. A plane crashes in unexplained circumstances and the mystery deepens when police investigate. The owners know nothing of the four bodies found in the wreckage. Who are these unidentified passengers? But the big... read more
|Series:||Phryne Fisher Mystery|
Phryne Fisher is back-as smart and sassy as ever. Phryne Fisher, her sister Beth and her faithful maid, Dot, decide that Luna Park is the place for an afternoon of fun and excitement with Phryne's two daughters, Ruth and Jane. But in the dusty dark Ghost Train, amidst the squeals of horror and delight, a mummified bullet-stud... read more
Just after lunch on a Tuesday in April, nine feet under water, police diver Flea Marley closes her gloved fingers around a human hand. The fact that there's no body attached is disturbing enough. Yet more disturbing is the discovery, a day later, of the matching hand. Both have been recently amputated, and the indications are... read more
How many people get to solve their own murder? A quiet Fourth of July weekend at the beach is shattered when Anne Murphy opens her morning newspaper. Staring back at her from the front page is her own photo, under the headline LAWYER MURDERED. Once the body in the morgue is identified, the murderer will realize their mi... read more
A slick, sinister tale of desperate women and deadly secrets . . . When successful architect Philip Ross first meets Grace Falco, his best friend Mitch's fianc
A summer of change, revelation, secrets, surprises and new beginnings. As Diana Morrison laid the table for six at her elegant Central Park apartment, she had no warning of what was to come. Spending New Year's Eve together was a tradition for Diana, her husband Eric, and their best friends Pascale and John Donnally and An... read more
When Cindy finds a new-born baby in a rubbish bin, she can't imagine who would commit such a crime, but the baby's mother appears almost as vulnerable as her baby. Cindy realizes this is a dangerous case and there's only one person who can help, her father and boss, Lieutenant Decker.
Earthly Delights is the first in a wonderful new, crime series from Kerry Greenwood, filled with gastronomical delights, humour and unexpected twists.
|Author:||Alexander McCall Smith|
|Series:||No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency|
It has never occurred to Precious Ramotswe that there might be disadvantages to being the best-known lady detective in Botswana. But when she receives a threatening anonymous letter, she is compelled to reconsider her unconquerable belief in a kind world and good neighbours. While she ponders the identity of the letter-writer... read more
Jenny is 18 when her guardian is killed and her wealthy relations the Forbes invite her to stay. Consoled by the affectionate attentions of their little girls and the charming elder son, she starts to find her feet again. Then she overhears a private conversation and realises she is in terrible danger. Terrified and bewildere... read more
In the summer of 1138, war between King Stephen and the Empress Maud takes brother Cadfael from the quiet world of his garden to the bloody battlefield. Not far from the safety of the Abbey walls, Shrewsbury Castle falls, leaving its ninety-four defenders loyal to the empress to hang as traitors. With a heavy heart, Brother C... read more
|Author:||Karin Fossum (translated by K. E. Semmel)|
The outstanding new Inspector Sejer novel from the award-winning Norwegian Queen of Crime.
One mild summer evening Lily and her husband are enjoying a meal while their baby daughter sleeps peacefully in her pram beneath a maple tree. But when Lily steps outside she is paralysed with terror. The child is bathed in blo... read more
|Author:||Lynda La Plante|
Lieutenant Lorraine Page had everything - a devoted husband, two beautiful daughters and an impressive career with the Homicide Squad. It's impossible to believe that she could be thrown out of the police force and end up on Skid Row. Lorraine's ex-colleagues soon forget her, as the hunt for a nightmare serial killer spirals ... read more
The game's afoot...
It is November 1890 and London is gripped by a merciless winter. Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are enjoying tea by the fire when an agitated gentleman arrives unannounced at 221b Baker Street. He begs Holmes for help, telling the unnerving story of a scar-faced man with piercing eyes who has stalked ... read more
Stephanie Harker is travelling through security at O'Hare airport with five-year-old Jimmy. But in a moment, everything changes. In disbelief, Stephanie watches as a uniformed agent leads her boy away - and she's stuck the other side of the gates, hysterical with worry. The authorities, unaware of Jimmy's existence, just see ... read more
A compelling story of a child driven to violence through loss and loneliness.
Hans Bengler, a young entomologist, leaves Sweden for the Kalahari Desert, determined to find a previously undiscovered insect to name after himself and advance his career. Instead, he finds a young boy, whose tribe has been decim... read more