Night Wanderer, The (An Aelf Fen Mystery) by Alys Clare

By Alys Clare

Eleventh century Cambridge is rocked by way of a sequence of brutal murders.

Called out to wait a physique came across on a lonely stretch of river financial institution, its throat torn out, apprentice healer Lassair is sceptical of the sheriff’s verdict that this used to be the results of a wild animal assault. but if a moment physique is stumbled on, equally mutilated, rumours engulf the city that the mythical demon often called the evening Wanderer has back to wreak havoc.

Determined to forestall the terror spreading and end up that the killer is human, Lassair and lawman Jack Chevestrier examine. in the event that they may possibly simply discover what hyperlinks the sufferers, they'd be one step toward studying the evening Wanderer’s identification – and what it really is he particularly wishes. but if the killer turns his points of interest on Lassair herself, can she live on lengthy adequate to discover out?

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Book of Fires, The: A Medieval mystery (A Brother Athelstan by Paul Doherty

By Paul Doherty

An fascinating medieval secret that includes sleuthing monk Brother Athelstan

February, 1381. A ruthless killer often called the Ignifer – fireplace Bringer – is rampaging via London, bringing agonising dying and destruction in his wake. He seems to be focusing on all these fascinated by the new trial and conviction of the attractive girl Isolda Beaumont, burned on the stake for the homicide of her husband. because the past due Sir Walter Beaumont used to be an in depth pal of the Regent, John of Gaunt orders Sir John Cranston and Brother Athelstan to investigate.

In the lifeless man’s ownership was once a duplicate of the mysterious ‘Book of Fires’, containing the key formulation of a devastating weapon, the so-called Greek hearth. The manuscript has for the reason that disappeared, and Gaunt is determined for it to not fall into the palms of the Upright males, who're busy plotting the good Revolt.

Was Isolda quite accountable of homicide? who's the terrifying hearth Bringer – and what does he wish? Brother Athelstan is set to take on his such a lot not easy, and in all probability harmful, case yet.

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Exitus: Historische Kriminalgeschichte (German Edition) by Gabriele Hamburger

By Gabriele Hamburger

Ein verschlüsselter short und das Verschwinden seines Sohnes reißen 1673 Christoph Salentin Sechem von Merhoffen aus seinem beschaulichen Landleben. Unter Lebensgefahr versucht er mit ungewöhnlichen Mitteln, die von kaiserlichen, spanischen und holländischen Truppen belagerte Residenzstadt Bonn vor dem Exitus zu retten, ohne zu wissen, dass er bald selbst eine Figur in einem Kriminalfall sein wird, der 1674 Europa bestürzte.

Spannend und so nah an den historischen Ereignissen wie möglich erzählt Gabriele Hamburger vom Leben im 17. Jahrhundert und von weltbewegender Geschichte.

Der Bonner General-Anzeiger schreibt dazu am 30.1.2014: "... in einer Kriminalgeschichte, die sich nicht nur durch historische Genauigkeit, sondern auch durch eine spannende fiktive Handlung auszeichnet."

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Virginia Woolf e il giardino bianco (Italian Edition) by Stephanie Barron,S. Orsi

By Stephanie Barron,S. Orsi

Il 28 marzo 1941 Virginia Woolf si recò sulle rive dell'Ouse, non lontano dalla sua casa nel Sussex, dove viveva col marito, si riempì le tasche del soprabito di pietre e si gettò nelle acque del fiume, togliendosi los angeles vita. Sessant'anni più tardi, l'architetto del paesaggio Jo Bellamy giunge a Sissinghurst fortress in keeping with studiare il celeberrimo "giardino bianco" che los angeles scrittrice Vita Sackville-West aveva creato in keeping with l. a. sua amata Virginia. Ma tra le ombre di una delle più famose dimore d'Inghilterra, Jo fa una scoperta sconcertante: tra i documenti conservati negli archivi della residenza trova quello che sembra l'ultimo diario di Virginia Woolf, los angeles cui prima pagina riporta l. a. facts del giorno successivo alla sua morte. Se quel quaderno si rivelasse autentico metterebbe in discussione ogni precedente teoria sulla superb della famosa scrittrice. Ma prima che Bellamy possa svelare los angeles sua scoperta, il prezioso diario scompare. Chi l'ha rubato? E perché? Quale mistero si cela tra quelle pagine? E che collegamento c'è tra i segreti che custodiscono e quelli nascosti nel giardino bianco?

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The Nature of Plots by K.M. Zahrt

By K.M. Zahrt

SAMUEL SCHURKE suspects his grandfather, Leonhard Grundstein, a well known novelist and a long-time buddy of Ernest Hemingway, could have stolen Hemingway's early manuscripts that disappeared in Paris in 1922. Sam, a doctoral candidate, accomplished his dissertation on Grundstein's paintings and purely must live on the oral security to get his measure. whereas he goals to take a seat tight until eventually his Ph.D. is conferred, he spends his nights with a circle of artists and writers, together with Alexandria Lawrence -- an desirable, untethered painter -- and Montgomery Grudge -- a rival doctoral candidate and Hemingway student. while he stumbles upon a be aware written from Grundstein to Hemingway in an previous replica of The sunlight additionally Rises at a public library, he reveals himself sizzling at the path for misplaced treasure with each person he understands, it sort of feels, on his heels -- together with his aged aunt, Grundstein's unswerving daughter. As new discoveries emerge, Sam turns into more and more nervous that the validity of his dissertation, the way forward for his profession, and the recognition of his kinfolk cling on each selection he makes. To honor the premature loss of life of his friend and author, Johnny Lawrence, Sam builds his tale upon a variety of references to celebrated works of literature, carrying on with a video game he and Johnny frequently performed together.

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Aristotele e la favola dei due corvi bianchi (Aristotele by Margaret Doody,Rosalia Coci

By Margaret Doody,Rosalia Coci

Aristotele e il suo fido discepolo Stefanos si trovano nell'isola di Idra impegnati in due casi diversi: il complotto ai danni di Caronide, cittadino ateniese, e il traffico illecito di grano. Ma le due indagini finiscono in keeping with incrociarsi e saldarsi, fino al ritorno advert Atene e allo scioglimento dell’enigma.

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Pig Behind The Bear. By Maria Nieto. Edited by Jose by Maria Nieto,Yasmeen Namazie,Jose Hernandez

By Maria Nieto,Yasmeen Namazie,Jose Hernandez

It’s 1971, 365 days after the killing of famed los angeles instances reporter, Rubén Salazar. A junior reporter, Alejandra Marisol, who works for the los angeles instances is requested to put in writing a commemorative piece on Salazar in reputation of the one-year anniversary of his demise. whereas doing paintings for the piece, Alejandra unearths that she is embroiled in a homicide secret that looks to have ties to Rubén Salazar’s loss of life. Alejandra uncovers a global of evil and corruption with the aid of an not going choice of those who turn into heroes and who problem us to imagine otherwise approximately ourselves and the area we are living in; Rocky the philosophizing WWI veteran, Sumire, the clairvoyant ex-Japanese internment camp prisoner, Tía (Aunt) Carmen, the wise-cracker who can wield a strong left leg jab with a retractable prosthesis, Tony and Chucho, the local homeboys, and Gato the beauty cat. Alejandra additionally will get support from a dancing Jesus who feels misunderstood, and from his mother, Mary, who bestows Alejandra with a tube of lipstick that is helping Alejandra unharness her internal energy. The reader will shuttle via streets and townships the place wealthy Angelino tradition involves lifestyles, and the place tragedy and depression are remodeled into hope.

María Nieto’s “Pig in the back of the endure” is well a double deal with: a fast paced secret tale and a coming of age novel. on the heart of either tales is Alejandra Marisol, a tender L.A. occasions journalist, who's as shrewdpermanent and brave as she is fascinating and delicate. whereas learning a narrative concerning the overdue L.A. occasions reporter Rubén Salazar in 1971, she stumbles throughout a few ritualistic murders and different crimes opposed to the main susceptible between us: the youngsters and the immigrants. Her outrage fuels her selection to convey to justice the criminals. María Nieto has penned a such a lot interesting crime tale, that includes a tender heroine but in addition lots of attractive characters of all ages—and convinced, with lots of romances for every age, too! “Pig at the back of the undergo” is certain to catch the eye of either more youthful and older readers, who will maintain turning the pages as quickly as they could until the exciting and fulfilling finish! Brava, María! Encore: otra, otra!
Lucha Corpi, writer of “Eulogy for a Brown Angel: a Gloria Damasco Mystery.”

Maria Nieto grew up within the Highland Park local of la and moved from the realm in 1984 to wait a Ph.D graduate software in Immunology at UC Berkeley. Maria presently is living in Oakland and is a Professor of Biology at California country college, East Bay the place she has been engaged in underrepresented-minority pupil recruitment, instructing, and study for over 23 years. As a researcher and educator, Maria’s writings have taken the shape of medical magazine courses, and extra lately well known press articles. Pig at the back of The undergo represents Maria’s first paintings of fiction.

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L'inquilino (Italian Edition) by Marco Vichi

By Marco Vichi

È orribile invidiare qualcuno che si detesta, ma a volte può accadere. Questo è quanto accade a Carlo, un traduttore in difficoltà economiche che vive alla periferia di Firenze, quando come to a decision di prendersi in casa un inquilino in line with dividere le spese. Alla sua porta si presenta Fred – abbigliamento stravagante, modi irritanti e fare invadente –, ed è chiaro fin da subito che sarà una «convivenza impossibile» e che invece di risolvere un problema ne creerà infiniti altri. Fred – disordinato, rumoroso, indiscreto – è tutt’altro che un inquilino modello, ma il fascino «maligno» che esercita è irresistibile, come natural l. a. semplice naturalezza con cui attraversa i casi della vita: sa muoversi con disinvoltura nelle situazioni difficili, ha sempre l. a. battuta pronta, riesce a volgere le cose continuamente a proprio favore, e soprattutto ha uno strepitoso successo con le donne. Insomma, l’esatto opposto di Carlo, o meglio, forse proprio quello che lui vorrebbe essere. los angeles storia, fin qui tragicomica, prende in line withò una piega decisamente più seria quando si profila sulla scena l’inquietante figura di un misterioso assassino, e i sospetti degli inquirenti cadono proprio sulla casa del povero traduttore e del suo strano ospite.

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The Sixth Victim (A Constance Piper Mystery) by Tessa Harris

By Tessa Harris

London’s East finish, 1888: whilst darkness falls, terror begins...

The foggy streets of London’s Whitechapel district became a nocturnal searching floor for Jack the Ripper, and no lady is secure. Flower woman Constance Piper isn't really proof against dread, yet she is extra preoccupied together with her personal unusual studies of late.

Clairvoyants appear to be in all places nowadays. Constance’s mom has stumbled on convenience in contacting her overdue father in a séance. yet are such powers actual? and will Constance fairly be possessed of moment sight? She longs for the clever information of her mentor and champion of the negative, Emily Tindall, however the type missionary has long past missing.

Following the newest grisly discovery, Constance is contacted by means of a high-born girl of skill who fears the sufferer might be her lacking sister. She implores Constance to exploit her clairvoyance to assist remedy the crime, which the clicking is looking “the Whitechapel Mystery,” attributing the homicide to the Ripper.

As Constance turns into embroiled in intrigue way more sinister than she may have imagined, tips is available in a startling demeanour that profoundly demanding situations her assumptions in regards to the nature of truth. She’ll desire the entire support she will be able to get—because there is multiple wicked killer out there...

Praise for Tessa Harris

The 6th Victim

"The 6th sufferer is an resourceful tackle the murders perpetrated through Jack the Ripper within the murky backstreets of Victorian London. hugely atmospheric, impeccably-researched, and with a supernatural twist, the unconventional can be approximately sisters and friendship, classification and loyalty."
                            —Jane Harris, writer of The Observations and Gillespie and 1

The Lazarus Curse

“Stellar . . . Harris’s prose and characterizations have in simple terms develop into extra assured.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Harris effectively balances historical past, murder, sorcery and social justice in her idealistic hero’s fourth case.” —Kirkus Reviews

The Devil’s Breath

“Excellent . . . either actually and figuratively atmospheric, it will entice lovers of Imogen Robertson’s sequence throughout the similar period.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

The Dead Shall Not Rest

“Populated with actual ancient characters and admirably researched, Harris’s novel encompasses a complicated and engrossing plot. a marginally of romance makes this sophomore day out much more engaging. Savvy readers also will bear in mind Hilary Mantel’s The colossal, O’Brien.” —Library Journal

The Anatomist's Apprentice

“Densely plotted . . . We await—indeed, demand—the sequel.” —The long island occasions e-book Review

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