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Son of Holmes by John Lescroart

By John Lescroart

They say he's the son of Sherlock Holmes...The author of The Fall and the Dismas Hardy and Wyatt Hunt sequence takes us to a small French city at midnight days of worldwide warfare I.

The “reliably excellent”* New York Times bestselling writer deals an engrossing historic secret during which the rumor is that younger chef Auguste Lupa is the son of the best detective of all time. And his mysterious legacy could come to gentle as he makes an attempt to resolve the baffling homicide of an intelligence agent…

*Publishers Weekly

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The Bloodstained Throne by Simon Beaufort

By Simon Beaufort

The hot ‘Sir Geoffrey Mappestone’ secret - whilst the previous crusader knight Geoffrey Mappestone and his good friend Roger of Durham attempt to slip out of britain to the Holy Land, a ferocious hurricane destroys the send they're on and casts them ashore. the 2 knights are unwillingly thrust into the corporate of different shipwrecked passengers, and whereas trying to dodge the unwelcome recognition of the extra risky individuals of the crowd, they turn into unwillingly drawn right into a plot to overthrow the king and go back England to Saxon rule . . .

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Hunting midnight by Richard Zimler

By Richard Zimler

From the across the world bestselling writer of The final Kabbalist of Lisbon comes a singular of incomparable scope and wonder that takes the reader on an epic trip from war-ravaged nineteenth-century Europe to antebellum the USA. A bereft baby, a freed African slave, and the wealthy heritage of Portugal’s mystery Jews collide memorably in Richard Zimler’s enchanting novel--a fantastic paintings of historic fiction performed out opposed to a backdrop of warfare and chaos that unforgettably mines the mysteries of devotion, betrayal, guilt, and forgiveness.Hunting MidnightAt the sunrise of the 19th century in Portugal, John Zarco Stewart is an impish baby of hotheaded feelings and playful inquisitiveness, the unwitting heir of a religion shrouded in 300 years of secrecy--for the Jews of the Iberian Peninsula were in hiding because the Inquisition. yet a season of loss and sour discovery brings his innocence to an abrupt finish. it is just the ministrations of a paranormal stranger, dropped at Porto via his seafaring father, that repair his protection: nighttime, an African healer and freed slave, the fellow who becomes John’s maximum pal and make certain the process his destiny.When Napoleon’s armies invade Portugal, violence back intrudes on John’s fragile peace, and seals his passage into maturity with one other devastating loss. yet from the wreckage comes revelation as he uncovers truths and lies hidden by way of the folk he enjoyed and relied on such a lot, and discovers the act of unspeakable betrayal that destroyed his family--and his religion. And so his shattering quest starts off as he travels to the US, to seek for desire in a land shackled through unforgivable sin.With wonderful perception and a mind for wealthy historic detail--from the colourful marketplaces of Porto to the drowsy plantations of the yankee South, from the Judaism John discovers as a tender guy to the magical Africa that middle of the night conjures from his memories--in looking middle of the night Richard Zimler has crafted a masterpiece.

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The Haunted Abbot: A Mystery of Ancient Ireland by Peter Tremayne

By Peter Tremayne

Fidelma of Cashel and her cherished spouse Brother Eadulf have one ultimate trip to make earlier than returning to eire. Invited to Aldred's Abbey, the place Eadulf's early life pal Brother Botulf is steward, they come in the dark at the outdated pagan competition of xmas to discover Botulf dead-his head caved in by means of a blunt device.

As Fidelma and Eadulf quickly research, homicide is not the merely risk dealing with these within the abbey. The ghost of a tender girl haunts the cloister shadows, a ghost heavily equivalent to the Abbot's lifeless spouse. it is going to require all of Fidelma's ability as an recommend of the Brehon Courts to discover the truth-before the abbey's secrets and techniques take another existence.

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Supernatural: Bone Key by Keith R.A. DeCandido

By Keith R.A. DeCandido

Twenty-two years in the past, Sam and Dean Winchester misplaced their mom to a mysterious and demonic supernatural strength. within the years after, their father, John, taught them concerning the paranormal evil that lives at the hours of darkness corners and at the again roads of the US . . . and he taught them the right way to kill it.

Sam and Dean are headed for Key West, Florida, domestic to Hemingway, hurricanes, and an entire lot of demons. The tropical city has such a lot of ghouls at the free that one in all its major moneymakers has lengthy been a sequence of ghost excursions. however the excursions aren't any extra, now not due to the fact that one of many publications was once came upon useless of an obvious center assault . . . his face frozen in mid-scream. not anyone is aware what horrors he observed, however the Winchester brothers are approximately to determine.

Soon they are going to be face-to-face with the ghosts of the island's so much notorious citizens, demons with a hidden schedule, and a mysterious historic strength trying to find revenge. it is as much as Sam and Dean to save lots of the voters of Key West . . . ahead of the gorgeous island is diminished to not anything greater than a pile of bones.

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Silent On The Moor (A Lady Julia Grey Novel) by Deanna Raybourn

By Deanna Raybourn

This is not your standard eBook...Prepare to move past the web page with this e-book exculsive Enriched variation of Silent at the Moor! it truly is greater with a recipe, record of characters, letter from woman Julia gray, and an excerpt from Morga's magazine by means of writer Deanna Raybourn that may carry the area of Silent at the Moor to existence, all with out leaving your screen.Despite his admonitions to stick away, girl Julia arrives in Yorkshire to discover Brisbane as distant and maddeningly beautiful as ever. Cloistered jointly, they proportion the moldering apartment with the proud yet impoverished remnants of an historic family members: the type that retains their bloodline natural and their secrets and techniques shut. girl Allenby and her daughters, based upon Brisbane and devastated via their fall in society, look adrift at the moor winds, powerless to alter their fortunes. yet poison doesn't discriminate among classes....A secret unfolds from the rotten middle of Grimsgrave, one woman Julia can have to resolve by myself, as Brisbane seems inextricably tangled in its heinous twists and turns. yet blood will out, and ahead of spring touches the craggy northern panorama, woman Julia can have exposed a Gypsy witch, a gloomy rider and a long-buried legacy of malevolence and evil.

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Swallowing Darkness by Laurell K. Hamilton

By Laurell K. Hamilton

I'm Meredith, princess of faerie, and in the end, i'm with child–twins, fathered by means of my royal safeguard. Now i have to remain alive to determine my kids born, as conspirators from each court docket plot opposed to me and mine. They search to strip my guards, my enthusiasts, from me via poisoned notice or chilly metal. yet I nonetheless have supporters, or even pals, one of the goblins and the sluagh who will stand by way of me. those that might defy and smash me are destined to pay a negative rate. to guard what's mine, i'll sacrifice anything–even if it skill waging a conflict opposed to my darkest enemies and making the main momentous selection ever made as princess of faerie.

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Murder on the Leviathan by Boris Akunin

By Boris Akunin

Paris, 1878: Eccentric antiquarian Lord Littleby and his ten servants are stumbled on murdered in Littleby’s mansion at the rue de Grenelle, and a precious Indian scarf is lacking. Police commissioner “Papa” Gauche recovers just one piece of proof from the crime scene: a golden key formed like a whale. Gauche quickly deduces that the secret is in truth a price tag of passage for the Leviathan, a huge steamship quickly to leave Southampton on its maiden voyage to Calcutta. The assassin needs to be between its passengers.

In Cairo, the send is boarded through a tender Russian diplomat with a surprise of white hair—none except Erast Fandorin, the distinguished detective of Boris Akunin’s The iciness Queen. The sleuth joins forces with Gauche to figure out which of ten unticketed passengers at the Leviathan is the rue de Grenelle killer.

Tipping his hat to Agatha Christie, Akunin assembles a colourful solid of suspects—including a secretive eastern health practitioner, a professor who focuses on infrequent Indian artifacts, a pregnant Swiss girl, and an English aristocrat with an urge for food for gathering Asian treasures—all of whom are con?ned jointly until eventually the crime is solved. because the Leviathan steams towards Calcutta, will Fandorin have the ability to out-investigate Gauche and realize who the killer is, at the same time the ship’s passengers are murdered, one after the other?

Already a global sensation, Boris Akunin’s most modern page-turner transports the reader again to the glamorous, risky previous in a richly atmospheric story of suspense at the excessive seas.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Last Act in Palmyra (Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries) by Lindsey Davis

By Lindsey Davis

The spirit of experience calls Falco on a brand new spying venture to the untamed East looking for the Emperor Vespasian . he is selecting up additional charges from his previous pal Thalia the snake dancer as he searches for Sophrona, her misplaced water organist. With the executive secret agent Anacrites paying his fare, Falco understands whatever can get it wrong.

A risky brush with the Brother, the sinister ruler of Nabataean Petra, sends Falco and his female friend Helena on a quick camel trip to Syria. the following they subscribe to a touring theatre staff, which retains wasting participants in nonaccidental drownings. The undesirable performing and terrible audiences are nearly as undesirable because the wilderness and its scorpions-then because the killer hovers, Falco attempts to put in writing a play...

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