Download E-books Mother Finds a Body (Femmes Fatales) PDF

By Gypsy Rose Lee

"Pure ozone to these uninterested in traditional oxygen."—The New Yorker

In this steamy sequel to The G-String Murders, Gypsy Rose Lee's noir mystery reads as though it is ripped from her personal diary pages. while her mom reveals a useless physique in Gypsy's trailer in the course of her honeymoon, Gypsy realizes that not anyone is who they appear to be, and everybody is useful of suspicion.

Femmes Fatales restores to print the easiest of women’s writing within the vintage pulp genres of the mid-20th century. From secret to hard-boiled noir to taboo lesbian romance, those rediscovered queens of pulp provide subversive views on a turbulent period. benefit from the sequence: Bedelia; Bunny Lake Is Missing; By Cecile; The G-String Murders; The ladies in 3-B; Laura; The guy Who enjoyed His Wife; Mother unearths a Body; Now, Voyager; Return to Lesbos; Skyscraper; Stranger on Lesbos; Stella Dallas; Women's Barracks.

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Download E-books The Ivory Grin (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard) PDF

A hard-faced lady clad in a blue mink stole and dripping with diamonds hires Lew Archer to trace down her former maid, who she claims has stolen her jewellery. Archer can inform he is being fed a line, yet interest will get the higher of him and he accepts the case. He tracks the wayward maid to a ramshackle lodge in a seedy, run-down small city, yet unearths her useless in her tiny room, together with her throat slit from ear to ear. Archer digs deeper into the case and discovers an online of deceit and intrigue, with crazed number-runners from Detroit, wonderful triple-crossing molls, and a golden-boy transport inheritor who’s long gone mysteriously lacking.

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Sooner than Lisbeth Salander, there has been Grace Flint . . . Undercover cop Grace Flint is the simplest within the enterprise: ice-cool stressed, possible fearless, pushed via a necessity to place herself into the main risky events. till an operation to capture big-time money-launderer Frank Harling is going fallacious and for the 1st time Grace is totally on the mercy of a violent legal. And mercy isn't a observe in his vocabulary. After months of surgical procedure, Grace is bodily restored to an icy good looks. yet her superiors worry that her brain, her character, should have been irreversibly broken. So while she insists on returning to accountability, putting herself once more at once in harm's approach, there are people who are sure that in the end she will crack. yet Grace is set to trace down the fellow who nearly destroyed her. whether it capability going it by myself. no matter if it capacity stepping again into her worst nightmare.

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Download E-books Anil's Ghost: A Novel PDF

By Michael Ondaatje

Together with his first novel because the across the world acclaimed The English Patient, Booker Prize—winning writer Michael Ondaatje offers us a piece exhibiting all of the richness of images and language and the piercing emotional fact that we have got come to understand because the hallmarks of his writing.

Anil’s Ghost transports us to Sri Lanka, a rustic steeped in centuries of culture, now compelled into the overdue 20th century by means of the ravages of civil warfare. Into this maelstrom steps Anil Tissera, a tender girl born in Sri Lanka, trained in England and the US, who returns to her place of origin as a forensic anthropologist despatched through a world human rights crew to find the resource of the equipped campaigns of homicide engulfing the island. What follows is a narrative approximately love, approximately kin, approximately identification, in regards to the unknown enemy, in regards to the quest to liberate the hidden past–a tale propelled by way of a riveting secret. Unfolding opposed to the deeply evocative heritage of Sri Lanka’s panorama and old civilization, Anil’s Ghost is a literary spellbinder–Michael Ondaatje’s strongest novel but.

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Download E-books Devil's Food Cake: A Culinary Mystery (Culinary Mysteries) PDF

It s been years in view that writer Thom Mortenson has been again to Garrison, Colorado. As a part of the committee who invited the bestselling author to talk on the library fundraising gain, Sadie Hoffmiller wishes every little thing to be excellent down to the selfmade devils foodstuff cake she baked herself. definitely, homicide used to be no longer at the menu. whilst Thoms supervisor finally ends up useless on degree, Sadie jumps in to supply her suggestions and services to investigators. but if the police refuse to take her heavily, Sadie has no selection yet to pursue justice on her personal. finally, is Sadie responsible if she retains stumbling over details? Can Sadie flip her again whilst humans intricately woven into the deception continue crossing her course? together with her son, Shawn, at her part, her acceptance at the line, and an entire forged of suspicious characters, Sadie Hoffmiller is once more cooking her approach via a case that provides way more questions than solutions.

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By Arturo Perez-Reverte

A fifteenth-century portray through a Flemish grasp is set to be auctioned while Julia, a tender artwork restorer, discovers a weird inscription hidden in a nook: Who killed the knight? within the portray, the Duke of Flanders and his knight are locked in a online game of chess, and a dismal woman lurks mysteriously within the historical past. Julia is set to unravel the five-hundred-year-old homicide, yet as she starts off to appear for clues, a number of of her acquaintances within the artwork global are brutally murdered in quickly succession. Messages left with the our bodies recommend a very important connection among the chess video game within the portray, the knight's homicide, the sordid underside of the modern paintings global, and the newest deaths. simply while all the avid gamers within the secret appear to be pawns themselves, occasions race towards a surprising end. A mystery like no different, The Flanders Panel offers a tantalizing puzzle for any gourmand of puzzle, chess, paintings, and background.

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Download E-books Open Season: A Joe Gunther Novel (Joe Gunther Mysteries) PDF

By Archer Mayor

Lt. Joe Gunther of the Brattleboro, Vermont police strength has a significant challenge: in a group the place a decade may well move with out a unmarried homicide, the physique count number is unexpectedly mounting. blameless electorate are being killed―and others set-up―seemingly orchestrated by means of a mysterious ski-masked guy. symptoms recommend 3 year-old homicide trial could lie on the middle of items, yet it’s a case that many within the division would favor remained closed. a guy of quiet integrity, Lt. Gunther is familiar with that he needs to pursue the case to its end, anyplace it leads.

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Download E-books Sixkill (Spenser) PDF

By Robert B. Parker

A bad-boy superstar named Jumbo pushes the bounds of his popularity whilst he is accused of rape and homicide. while the Boston PD calls on Spencer, he meets Jumbo's younger bodyguard, Zebulon Sixkill, and the 2 shape an not going alliance. it is a excessive profile case for Spenser, however the Hollywood secrets and techniques he uncovers are sordidly unsavory- and never simply these of the accused...

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Download E-books Disney After Dark (Kingdom Keepers, Book 1) PDF

By Ridley Pearson

That includes a brand new paperback conceal to compare hardcover of country Keepers II: In this fantastical mystery, 5 younger youth tapped as types for topic park "guides" locate themselves pitted opposed to Disney villains and witches that threaten either the way forward for Walt Disney global and the soundness of the area outdoors its partitions. utilizing a state-of-the-art know-how known as DHI--which stands for either Disney Host Interactive and sunlight Hologram Imaging--Finn Whitman, an Orlando teenager, and 4 different young children are remodeled into hologram projections that consultant visitors throughout the park. the hot expertise seems, even though, to have unforeseen results which are either exciting and frightening. quickly Finn reveals himself transported in his DHI shape into the Magic nation at evening. Is it genuine? Is he dreaming? Finn's confusion in basic terms raises whilst he encounters Wayne, an aged Imagineer who tells him that the park is in grave chance. Led via the scheming witch, Maleficent, a mysterious staff of characters referred to as the Overtakers is plotting to wreck Disney's loved realm, and perhaps more. This gripping high-tech story will thrill each child who has ever dreamed of sneaking into Walt Disney global after hours and puzzled what occurs at evening, whilst the park is closed.

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Download E-books A Right to Die (Nero Wolfe, Book 40) PDF

By Rex Stout

Whilst a shiny younger heiress with an inherent ability for love and one too many enemies is located brutally murdered, Nero Wolfe and his sidekick, Archie, locate themselves embroiled in a case that's not as black and white because it first appears.

Susan Brooke has every thing going for her.  Men may have killed themselves to marry her, and, in truth, one did.

Susan got here to manhattan to discover love and achievement, and ended up useless on a tenement floor.  The police say her black fiance did it, yet Wolfe has different ideas.  Before he's performed, he'll end up that strong intentions and undesirable deeds usually pass hand in hand and that the top beliefs can occasionally have the deadliest consequences.

From the Paperback edition.

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