In this Grave Hour (The Maisie Dobbs Mystery series Book 13) by Jacqueline Winspear

By Jacqueline Winspear

3rd September 1939. A mystery carrier agent breaks into Maisie Dobbs’ flat to look ahead to her go back. Dr Francesca Thomas has an pressing task for Maisie: to discover the killer of a guy who escaped occupied Belgium as a boy, through the nice conflict a few twenty-three years earlier.

In a London shadowed through barrage balloons, bomb shelters and the specter of invasion, inside days one other former Belgian refugee is located murdered. And as Maisie delves deeper into the killings of the dispossessed from the ‘last war’, an evacuee from London appears to be like in Maisie’s existence, bringing the present obstacle with reference to home.

As Maisie’s look for the killer escalates, the rustic braces for what's to come back. Britain is impending its gravest hour – and Maisie may be nearing a crossroads of her own.

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See Also Proof: A Marjorie Trumaine Mystery by Larry D. Sweazy

By Larry D. Sweazy

Dickinson, North Dakota, 1965. It’s a harsh iciness and freelance indexer Marjorie Trumaine struggles to accomplish a long index whereas nonetheless mourning the hot lack of her husband, Hank. The bleakness of the elements turns out to compound her grief after which she will get extra undesirable information: a neighbor’s fourteen-year-old disabled daughter, Tina Rinkerman, has disappeared. Feeling she must do whatever to assist the Rinkerman kin, Marjorie joins Sheriff man Reinhardt within the look for the lacking woman. Their research speedy ends up in a stunning discovery and additional issues. coming into the purple Owl supermarket, she and Reinhardt bump into the physique of supervisor Nils Jacobsen with a bullet in his head.

Despite a looming cut-off date for the publication index, Marjorie is increasingly more distracted through the irritating occasions surrounding the search for Tina Rinkerman. rather than targeting her paintings, she follows leads that take her all of the option to the nation psychological clinic in Grafton, a few 5 hours away. until eventually lately, Tina have been a resident there. the knowledge she uncovers increases extra questions, however it ties jointly the homicide of Nils Jacobsen and the girl’s disappearance.

On a treacherous force domestic to Dickinson, she turns into conscious that somebody doesn’t wish her to come. She fears the individual that murdered Nils won't hesitate to silence her, now that she understands an age-old secret.

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Die Zeitdetektive 3: Das Grab des Dschingis Khan (German by Fabian Lenk,Almud Kunert

By Fabian Lenk,Almud Kunert

Ein Krimi aus der Mongolei

Julian, Kim und Leon reisen auf den Spuren von Verbrechern durch die Zeit. Doch die Zeitreisen sind alles andere als ungefährlich...

Mongolei - 1227 nach Christus. Dschingis Khan wird an einem geheimen Ort beigesetzt. Wo befindet sich seine letzte Ruhestätte? Die Zeitdetektive wollen dieses Rätsel lösen, doch dabei kommen sie skrupellosen Grabräubern in die Quere.

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Le Secret d'Aiglantine (French Edition) by Nicole Provence

By Nicole Provence

Novembre 1869, Messimy, France

En revenant de sa forge, Firmin Métailler découvre avec horreur le cadavre de son épouse Amélie, affaissé devant son métier à tisser. Pour quelle raison a-t-on murdereré une humble veloutière qui ne quittait jamais ni sa maison ni son village? Sa fille Aiglantine fait prévenir le maréchal des logis-chef, Émilien Gontard, de l. a. brigade de Vaugneray, un coteau voisin. Plusieurs faits attisent immédiatement sa curiosité: que s'est-il moveé trois décennies auparavant pour qu'Amélie soit profit dans son village, moins d'un an après avoir été embauchée comme femme de chambre à Lyon? Et pourquoi, après avoir épousé Firmin, s'est-elle réfugiée dans un parfait silence que personne n'a jamais réussi à percer? Et quels événements ont contraint sa fille Aiglantine à fuir ce même village douze ans plus tôt pour en revenir après trois ans? Depuis, ne se consacrant qu'au tissage de velours de soie uni, Aiglantine fait de sa solitude une carapace protectrice, bannissant de sa mémoire de douloureux souvenirs.

Un jour, en vidant une malle qui appartenait à sa mère, l. a. jeune femme trouve une lettre témoignant d'une liaison entretenue avec un homme de bonne famille. Cette surprenante révélation d'outre-tombe a-t-elle à voir avec sa mort? De son côté, Émilien Gontard réunit de peine et de misères de maigres indices. Mais il persévère... Époux lui-même d'une veloutière, il se jure d'arrêter le coupable. Enfin, quelques pistes le guideront dans le monde des artisans du tissu, auprès d'une riche famille de soyeux.

Puis, au cours d'une visite chez ses anciens buyers, Aiglantine fait une découverte qui los angeles replonge dans son passé. Ébranlée, elle ne peut taire ces événements qui ont brisé sa vie et se confie au maréchal des logis-chef. Quand ce dernier apprend qu'un autre membre de l. a. famille vient d'être victime d'un crime, il ne doute plus que certains secrets and techniques profondément enfouis sont à l'origine du meurtre de l. a. tisserande.

Solidement planté dans l. a. pittoresque région des monts du Lyonnais, le roman Le mystery d'Aiglantine est un véritable polar historique qui fait revivre l'art disparu du tissage du velours de soie dans les campagnes. Il nous fait évoluer sans peine dans un univers ténébreux où les interrogations s'entremêlent comme les fils d'un tissu savamment ouvragé.

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The Bride Box: A mystery series set in Egypt at the start of by Michael Pearce

By Michael Pearce

The reward of a standard Bride field leads Mamur Zapt right into a complicated and intriuging investigation

Cairo, 1912. The Pasha gets an unforeseen reward: a conventional Bride field. whilst opened, although, the field includes an unwelcome jolt from the earlier . . . whilst, a bit lady is came upon driving below a teach from Luxor - and the Mamur Zapt, Head of the Khedive's mystery Police, is named in to investigate.

He quickly reveals himself confronting a political typhoon because the finish of British rule techniques and his investigations discover a tangled net of relations loyalties and betrayals, with its roots in a slave exchange lengthy purported to were stamped out in Egypt.

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Past All Dishonor by James M. Cain

By James M. Cain

A accomplice secret agent hazards his lifestyles to win the center of a fallen girl.

Early within the Civil battle, the Confederacy sends Roger Duval to Sacramento, to maintain a watch at the scenario in California in hopes of turning the Western territory in the direction of the Southern reason. it is a plush project, good out of the road of fireplace, yet Duval hasn't been there lengthy sooner than he comes into mortal risk. On a swim within the Sacramento River, he will get knocked at the head through a paddleboat, and is drowning within the muck while Morina, a quick-witted lady of the evening, tosses him a rope.

Suffocated by means of quick, impossible to resist love, Roger follows Morina to her domestic turf: Virginia urban, Nevada. For the miners, gamblers, and gunfighters who populate this hardscrabble city, her expense is negotiable. yet for a guy in love, she fees one thousand funds. Roger will sacrifice physique, brain, and soul to get that money -- yet will his sacrifice be adequate to make her love him?

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A Perfect Shot by Robin Yocum

By Robin Yocum

A neighborhood basketball famous person in a small Ohio city attempts to remake his lifestyles in heart age, yet as an alternative needs to confront a assassin and the possibility of leaving his native land and giving up every little thing that after gave his existence meaning.

Nicholas "Duke" Ducheski is crucial guy within the japanese Ohio metal city of Mingo Junction. approximately twenty years after he made the successful shot within the kingdom championship basketball online game, he is still a lot cherished and the focus of group satisfaction. hardly ever an afternoon passes whilst an individual does not are looking to discuss "the game." Now drawing close 40, Duke now not desires to be outlined exclusively via anything he did while he was once eighteen. So he comes to a decision to parlay his neighborhood acceptance right into a profitable restaurant--"Duke's Place."

But no faster does he get his eating place up and working than catastrophe moves. in the future, "Little Tony" DeMarco, his brother-in-law and a identified mob enforcer, comes into the eating place and murders Duke's oldest good friend. Now Duke faces the toughest determination of his lifestyles. DeMarco thinks he is untouchable, yet Duke discovers how to take him down, together with his mob superiors.

To accomplish that, even though, capability leaving Mingo Junction and sacrificing his valuable identification because the city legend. And if he follows via, what's going to stay of his life?

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Murder and the Muse (The Matyushkin Case Files Book 3) by Alexei Bayer

By Alexei Bayer

KGB leader Yuri Andropov himself has tapped Senior Detective Matyushkin to resolve a brazen jewel heist from Picasso’s spouse on the posh Metropole inn.

But while the case bleeds over into homicide, machinations, and overseas intrigue, dredging up long-forgotten histories from the Civil battle, no longer everyone seems to be desirous to see the place the clues may perhaps lead.

Yet Matyushkin – as relentless and gut-driven as ever – won’t be stopped, no matter if it potential taking up his associate, the KGB, and a ghost from a long time past.

In this 3rd installment within the Matyushkin Case records, Bayer is in best shape, portray a bright photograph not only of existence in Sixties Moscow, yet of hooked up occasions part a century sooner than, while the Soviet regime was once being twisted and formed by way of struggle and revolution.

A page-turning secret wealthy in historic aspect and compelling characters.

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Valley Of The Gun by Quanah Stuart

By Quanah Stuart

there has been difficulty brewing in Pine Valley. Sheriff Steve Travis used to be shot and left for lifeless. discovered by means of Charlotte Rutherford, she concealed him whereas he recovered. Colin McGrath used to be framed for stealing a horse. Rancher Williams came upon putting from a crossbeam within his reliable. what percentage extra may die earlier than Sheriff Travis discovers the id of the guy in the back of the gun.

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