The Cardinal Divide: A Cole Blackwater Mystery

By Stephen Legault

Cole Blackwater's existence is not what it was. as soon as a political celebrity inside of Ottawa's environmental move, he now runs an almost defunct conservation method consulting company that tremendously lacks a paying customer. His ex-wife loathes him for a scandalous affair that ended their marriage, he feels he is failing his eight-year-old daughter as a father, and he is turning a ways too frequently to the bottle to resolve his problems.

When Peggy McSorlie, head of the jap Slopes Conservation workforce, seeks his aid to forestall a mining venture deliberate for Alberta's very good Cardinal Divide, Blackwater jumps at the chance to earn sufficient funds to pay the lease and purchase a couple of pints at his favourite pub. but if Mike Barnes, head of the mining undertaking, is brutally murdered and a thorough member of jap Slopes is accused of killing him, Blackwater needs to first turn out the man's innocence that allows you to shop his personal company, and the way forward for the Cardinal Divide.

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Jane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor: Being the First Jane Austen Mystery (Jane Austen Mysteries)

By Stephanie Barron

For everybody who loves Jane Austen...a marvelously wonderful new sequence that turns the incomparable writer into a rare sleuth!

On a trip to the property of her good friend, the younger and gorgeous Isobel Payne, Countess of Scargrave, Jane bears witness to a tragedy. Isobel's husband—a gentleman of mature years—is felled via a mysterious and agonizing disorder. The Earl's loss of life turns out a merciless blow of destiny for the newly married Isobel. but the bereaved widow quickly reveals that it is only the start of her she gets a sinister missive accusing her and the Earl's nephew of adultery—and homicide. Desperately afraid that the letter will divulge her to the worst type of scandal, Isobel begs Jane for aid. And Jane reveals herself embroiled in a dangerous research that may quickly have her following a path of clues that leads the entire approach to Newgate legal and the home of Lords—a path which could good position Jane's personal individual within the gravest jeopardy.

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No Mallets Intended (A Vintage Kitchen Mystery)

By Victoria Hamilton

The Queensville background Society is restoring the once-grand Dumpe Manor. whereas Dumpe family and society individuals use the get together to airborne dirt and dust off previous grudges, Jaymie Leighton prefers to enhance the kitchen with genuine melancholy period furniture. a suite of classic wood mallets present in the home is an ideal addition to her exhibit, yet one additionally bargains a late-night intruder the suitable weapon to knock Jaymie subconscious prior to escaping.
Though the assault has all people on part, not anything is lacking from the home. probably it was once only a vagrant who suggestion where used to be nonetheless deserted. but if Dumpe Manor’s resident historian is murdered with a mallet from a similar assortment, it’s time for Jaymie to show up the warmth at the research prior to another individual turns into history.

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Murder at the Brightwell: A Mystery (An Amory Ames Mystery)

By Ashley Weaver

Amory Ames is a prosperous younger girl who regrets her marriage to her notoriously captivating playboy husband, Milo. searching for a transformation, she accepts a request for aid from her former fiancé, Gil Trent, no longer realizing that she'll quickly turn into embroiled in a homicide research that might try out not just her friendship with Gil, yet will disenchanted the established order together with her husband.

Amory accompanies Gil to the Brightwell resort in an try and avoid the wedding of his sister, Emmeline, to Rupert Howe, a disreputable girls' guy. Amory sees within the scenario a grim mirrored image of her personal floundering marriage. there's greater than her happiness at stake, even if, while Rupert is murdered and Gil is arrested for the crime. Amory is decided to end up his innocence and locate the true killer, regardless of tried dissuasion from the disapproving police inspector at the case. concerns are additional advanced via Milo's unforeseen arrival, and the 2 shape an uneasy alliance as Amory enlists his reluctant reduction in clearing Gil's identify. because the stakes develop greater and the road among buddy and foe turns into much less transparent, Amory needs to come to a decision the place her center lies and seize the killer earlier than she, too, turns into a sufferer.

Ashley Weaver's homicide on the Brightwell is a scrumptious secret during which homicide invades well mannered society and romance springs in unforeseen places.

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If Hooks Could Kill (A Crochet Mystery)

By Betty Hechtman

When a tv staff descends on Tarzana, Molly red and the remainder of her crochet workforce, the Tarzana Hookers, publish with the inconvenience as most sensible they can—until the place of dwelling of 1 in their personal turns into a real-life crime scene…
The tv crime exhibit L.A. 911 has taken over Tarzana, making cinematic backdrops out of the town’s so much mundane destinations, together with the backyard of Kelly Donahue, the most recent member of the Tarzana Hookers.
And on the finish of the day, the television shoot isn’t all that’s wrapped. it sort of feels an individual silenced Kelly—permanently—and nobody heard a specific thing. with none leads, Molly and her acquaintances needs to sew jointly the clues to capture the killer—before another individual dials 911.

Delicious recipes and crochet styles included!

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Room with a Clue (Pennyfoot Hotel Mysteries, Book 1)

By Kate Kingsbury

The Pennyfoot hides many secrets and techniques and its downstairs employees retains a decent lip, even if the Edwardian aristocrats are noticed dallying with damsels within the boudoirs, or playing within the forbidden card rooms hidden less than the floorboards. should still from time to time one of many resort visitors fall prey to a dastardly assassin, although, it really is as much as Cecily Sinclair to revive order prior to Scotland backyard steps in and shuts down her notorious seashore resort.

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Caveat Emptor: A Novel of the Roman Empire (Novels of the Roman Empire)

By Ruth Downie

In her fourth novel, Ruth Downie brings to existence the corruption and treachery of Roman-occupied Britain, because it closes in on her winsome top guy. Gaius Petreius Ruso and his new spouse Tilla have moved to town of Verulamium, the place a tax guy named Julius Asper has long gone lacking, besides some huge cash. because the research deepens, and regardless of our hero's top efforts to get himself fired, he and his bride locate themselves trapped on the center of an more and more treacherous conspiracy related to robbery, forgery, buried treasure, and the legacy of Boudica, the insurgent queen.

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The Quests of Simon Ark: And Other Stories

By Edward D. Hoch

When historical evil emerges, it could merely be stopped by means of a two-thousand-year-old sleuth
Ten years in the past, Douglas Zadig emerged from the mist on an English moor, his outfits tattered, his speech slurred, and his brain thoroughly clean. due to the fact that then, he has reinvented himself as knowledgeable on sturdy and evil, publishing booklet after ebook of a philosophy that's totally lifted from the traditional writings of Zoroaster. Zadig involves Maine at the lecture circuit, and within the frigid northern iciness, simply as unexpectedly as he first seemed, he's killed.
The case fascinates Simon Ark, a two-thousand-year-old Coptic priest on a ceaseless quest to seek out the world’s final evil. In “The guy from Nowhere” and the opposite tales during this quantity, Ark flits from homicide to homicide, looking supernatural causes for the crimes. yet as he is aware all too good, no mystical strength can compete with the evil contained in the souls of men.

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