By James Hadley Chase
While a small-time clerk insures his lifestyles for $50,000 after which unexpectedly dies ten days later, it does not take a genius to determine anything suspicious is occurring. So whilst Maddox, the head guy within the assurance enterprise, reveals out, he's made up our minds to unravel it. And this implies difficulty for somebody. actually it capacity hassle for the gorgeous, auburn-haired Meg Barlowe, a girl with a significant previous.
By J.M.C. Blair
All through Camelot, he's whispered to be a magician, a sorcerer, a wizard. yet Merlin is in simple terms a student, a practitioner of drugs, and King Arthur’s depended on consultant. even though he possesses no otherworldly skills, his prepared mind supplies him definite powers of deduction.
Arthur, king of all of the Britains, has no longer been lucky in his marriage. His queen, Guenevere, has lengthy saved her personal courtroom within the forbidding fortress often called the Spider’s condominium, dwelling there brazenly with the knight Lancelot. nonetheless, even Merlin, who has little use for the pair, could by no means have estimated that they'd plot to offer themselves to the Byzantium Empire because the rightful rulers of England!
They plan to announce this at Guen’s party, to which Arthur is invited. Forewarned, King and counselor make their very own plans for thwarting the 2. yet because the visitors assemble, Guenevere’s father is located murdered—and Lancelot is the leading suspect. Merlin is vulnerable to depart the faithless knight to his fate—yet while his king bids him to, he dangers his very existence to discover the reality.
By P. C. Doherty
In a brand new secret for Hugh Corbett, the fourteenth-century clerk and undercover agent for England's Edward I, confronts a bloody mystery battle opposed to France's Philip IV, a Robin Hood wannabe, a bloodbath of tax creditors, and a mysterious homicide.
By Arthur Asa Berger San Francisco State University
During this sociology textbook/mystery novel, scholars can subscribe to Sherlock Holmes and Watson as they find a new region ripe for acrimony and intrigue: social idea. In 1910, the main in demand social theorists on the planet assemble in London for a convention at the new technology of sociology. issues quickly collapse, even though, as a struggle breaks out, a jewel is stolen, and recognized sociologist Emile Durkheim disappears. As Sherlock Holmes and Watson examine, it seems that social conception would possibly not simply clarify actions--in this situation, it can be the reason for them. So Holmes and Watson examine social thought itself, studying without delay from these growing it: W.E.B. Du Bois, Sigmund Freud, Vladimir Lenin, Beatrice Webb, Georg Simmel, Emile Durkheim, and Max Weber. The theories, lives, and passions of every sociologist are published as Holmes and Watson, research first-hand simply how influential social concept may be.
By Josh Lanyon
#4 within the companions IN CRIME sequence! fans and different Strangers by means of Josh Lanyon getting better from a close to deadly twist of fate, artist Finn Barret returns to Seal Island in Maine to leisure and get better. yet Seal Island is haunted with stories, a few candy, a few unhappy; 3 years in the past Finn discovered his lover within the palms of Fitch, Finn's dual brother. on account that that day, Finn has noticeable neither Conlan nor Fitch. actually, not anyone has visible Fitch. What occurred to him? Did Fitch run away, as all people believes? Or did he meet a extra sinister destiny? to place the prior to leisure - and spot if there is any probability of a destiny with Con - Finn needs to observe the reality. however the deeper he digs, the extra cause he has to worry Con is the one one that is aware what really occurred to Fitch... physique artwork by means of Jordan Castillo rate His lover has betrayed and swindled Ray Carlucci out of every thing he valued, together with a tattoo enterprise. Hounded via collectors, weary of middle, he accepts the activity of chauffeur and physique guy for the demise proprietor of a distant property. The island, minus its prosperous summer time colony, is colorless in iciness and Ray thinks he is familiar with why employees at the property periodically wasteland. yet, he is baffled via, then interested in, Anton, the eccentric artist who haunts the wooded area, bringing unusual existence to extraordinary and disquieting sculptures amidst the ice and bushes. whilst the physique of a guy who as soon as held Ray's activity rises from the frosty earth, Ray wonders what half Anton's wildness has within the escalating violence.
By Robert B. Parker
The main harmful guy to go is one that isn't really afraid to die. however the most dangerous is one that does not are looking to stay. And Spenser has simply misplaced the lady who made lifestyles his number 1 precedence.
So whilst a non secular sect kidnaps a beautiful younger dancer, no demise risk could make Spenser minimize and run. Now a success man's bullet is donning Spenser's identify. yet Boston's tremendous boys do not know Spenser's prepared and prepared to satisfy loss of life greater than midway.
"Tough, wisecracking, unafraid and abruptly literate --in many respects the very exemplar of the species." (The manhattan Times)
By Laurie Breton
Whilst Sarah Connolly enlists the aid of Father Clancy Donovan to discover equipment, her fifteen-year-old niece who has disappeared into the wrestle quarter, the house of Boston's intercourse exchange, forbidden ardour rages among them as they look for the lacking lady. unique.