Download E-books Closed for the Season PDF

By Mary Downing Hahn

A modern mystery by means of the bestselling writer of The outdated Willis Place.

Two 13-year-old boys, Arthur and Logan, got down to clear up the secret of a homicide that came about a few years in the past within the outdated condo Logan's kin has simply moved into. the lads' quest takes them to the top and lowest degrees of society of their small Maryland city, and at last to a derelict entertainment park that's supposedly closed for the season.

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Download E-books Blind Spot PDF

By Laura Ellen

There’s none so blind as they that won’t see.

Seventeen-year-old Tricia Farni’s physique floated to the skin of Alaska’s Birch River six months after the evening she disappeared. The evening Roz Hart had a struggle together with her. The evening Roz can’t have in mind. Roz, who struggles with macular degeneration, is used to putting together fragments to make feel of the realm round her. yet this time it’s her reminiscence that wishes piecing together—to transparent her identify . . . to discover a assassin. This unflinchingly emotional novel is written within the robust first-person voice of a legally blind youngster who simply desires to be like everybody else.

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Download E-books My Name Is Red PDF

By Orhan Pamuk

Immediately a fiendishly devious secret, a beguiling love tale, and a super symposium at the energy of artwork, My identify Is Red is a transporting story set amid the beauty and non secular intrigue of sixteenth-century Istanbul, from probably the most popular modern Turkish writers.

The Sultan has commissioned a cadre of the main acclaimed artists within the land to create a superb e-book celebrating the glories of his realm. Their activity: to light up the paintings within the eu sort. yet simply because figurative artwork may be deemed an affront to Islam, this fee is a deadly proposition certainly. The ruling elite consequently mustn’t be aware of the total scope or nature of the undertaking, and panic erupts while one of many selected miniaturists disappears. the one clue to the mystery–or crime? –lies within the half-finished illuminations themselves. half fable and half philosophical puzzle, My identify is Red is a kaleidoscopic trip to the intersection of artwork, faith, love, intercourse and tool.

Translated from the Turkish by way of Erda M Göknar

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Download E-books The Moving Target PDF

Like many Southern California millionaires, Ralph Sampson retains bizarre corporation. there is the sun-worshipping holy guy whom Sampson as soon as gave his own mountain; the fading actress with sidelines in astrology and S&M. Now one in every of Sampson's buddies could have prepared his kidnapping.

As Lew Archer follows the clues from the canyon sanctuaries of the megarich to jazz joints the place you get overwhelmed up among units, The relocating Target blends intercourse, greed, and kin hatred into an explosively readable crime novel.

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Download E-books Chosen PDF

By Lesley Glaister

The upward push of a spiritual cult intertwines with the key heritage of a kin during this story from a grasp of suspense on the best of her game

The final time Dodie sees her mom alive, Stella is surprisingly busy, tattily perfect in an previous purple velvet costume. quickly after, Dodie's brother Seth is going lacking: the single hint of him is thru postcards signed "Yours within the Lord" addressed from the Soul lifestyles Centre, big apple country. while Stella hangs herself, Dodie needs to go away her child Jake at domestic and move the Atlantic to convey Seth beck from the mysterious Soul existence Centre. but if she arrives, Seth is often at some point clear of seeing her. She turns into drawn, now not constantly willingly, into the Brothers and Sisters' communal dwelling, meditation, fasting, and chanting—until child Jake without notice arrives at Soul lifestyles and occasions take a stunning flip for Dodie. In a parallel narrative, Stella's sister Melanie tells the tale in their teenage years within the Seventies and their shared affair with Bogart, a messianic hippy with sensible ambition. those compelling tales collide in a chain of stunning revelations and a thrilling conclusion.

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Download E-books The Beekeeper's Apprentice: or, On the Segregation of the Queen (A Mary Russell Mystery) PDF

By Laurie R. King


In 1915, Sherlock Holmes is retired and quietly engaged within the learn of honeybees in Sussex while a tender girl actually stumbles onto him at the Sussex Downs. Fifteen years previous, gawky, egotistical, and lately orphaned, the younger Mary Russell screens an mind to provoke even Sherlock Holmes. lower than his reluctant tutelage, this very smooth, twentieth-century girl proves a deft protégée and a becoming companion for the Victorian detective. they're quickly known as to Wales to assist Scotland backyard locate the abducted daughter of an American senator, a case of overseas importance with clues that dip deep into Holmes's previous. filled with awesome deduction, disguises, and risk, The Beekeeper's Apprentice, the 1st booklet of the Mary Russell–Sherlock Holmes mysteries, is "remarkably beguiling" (The Boston Globe).

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Download E-books Armed and Glamorous: A Crime of Fashion Mystery PDF

By Ellen Byerrum

Trench coats? scorching or not?

the writer of Grave Apparel proves you could clear up mysteries with no sacrificing style...

Unchallenged and unappreciated, style reporter Lacey Smithsonian slips on her trench coat and high-heeled gumshoes to pursue a path in deepest research and a shot at a greater job.

whilst a filthy rich and erratic D.C. socialite is stumbled on rather lifeless outdoors the study room, Lacey will get to check these sleuthing abilities. used to be the sufferer on her solution to proportion a deadly mystery with Smithsonian? And what does it need to do with a lacking Louis Vuitton classic customized make-up case?

Lacey needs to combine kind with substance to resolve those tangled threads prior to she, or considered one of her top acquaintances, will get stuck within the points of interest of a cold-blooded killer?

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Download E-books Casebook: A novel PDF

By Mona Simpson

From the acclaimed and award-winning writer of Anywhere yet Here and My Hollywood, a strong new novel a couple of younger boy’s quest to discover the mysteries of his unraveling kin. What he discovers seems to be what he least desires to understand: the interior workings of his mom and dad’ lives. or even then he can’t cease looking out.

Miles Adler-Hart begins eavesdropping to determine what his mom is making plans for his lifestyles. while he learns as a substitute that his mom and dad are setting apart, his research deepens, and he enlists his ally, Hector, to aid. either boys are in thrall to Miles’s unsuspecting mom, Irene, who's “pretty for a mathematician.” They rifle via her cloth wardrobe drawers, trojan horse her cell strains, and strip-mine her laptop, purely to discover that every one clues make them her bed room, and positioned them at the path of a mysterious stranger from Washington, D.C.

Their novice detective paintings begins innocently yet quick takes them to the a ways reaches of grownup privateness as they collect wisdom that would have an effect on the family’s healthiness, prosperity, and sanity. harassed with this strong details, the lads fight to accommodate the lifestyles of evil and concoct modes of revenge on their villains which are either hilarious and naïve. finally, haltingly, they learn how to provide animal convenience to these harmed and to create an ingenious route to their very own salvation.

Casebook brilliantly unearths an American relations either coming aside on the seams and, at the same time, miraculously reconstituting itself to maintain its individuals via their final trial. Mona Simpson, once more, demonstrates her wonderful mastery, giving us a boy hero for our instances whose tale continues to be with us lengthy after the unconventional is over.

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