Encyclopedia Brown Lends a Hand

By Donald J. Sobol

Fit Wits With The World's maximum Boy Sleuth a major footprint within the delicate earth . . . counterfeit cash in a bird's nest . . . a threatening letter . . . an exploding rest room . . . a lacking silver greenback . . . and a stolen newspaper clipping which may be useful! those are the one lines left on the scene of ten brain-twisting crimes that Encyclopedia Brown needs to remedy! “I enjoyed Encyclopedia Brown as a kid.”—Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of The short Wondrous lifetime of Oscar Wao

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Darkness Once More

By Grant Fieldgrove

Lately widowed inner most eye, autistic, complete condominium super-fan and go-to man for all random popular culture questions long gone their sell-by date, Archie Lemons begins his first case considering the fact that his discovering his spouse murdered of their domestic. Will this example support snap him from his reverie or will it end up to be his ultimate undoing?

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The Missing Dough (A Pizza Lovers Mystery)

By Chris Cavender

The one factor Eleanor quick loves extra then A Slice of Delight--her trees Ridge, North Carolina pizzeria--is her sister Maddy. So while Maddy's dishonest ex-husband provide exhibits up with a few pie-in-the-sky thought to win Maddy again, Eleanor is satisfied to work out her sister rapidly express him the door. yet they either understand supply is not performed but, specifically while he selections a struggle with Maddy's fiancé Bob in entrance of the full city. certainly, whilst supply is later discovered stabbed within the middle with a fish fry skewer, Bob is featured at the police chief's menu as Suspect no 1. And whilst it seems that Maddy stands to realize a special variety of dough--and plenty of it--from furnish exiting this global, she and Eleanor recognize it truly is as much as them to prepare dinner up an research to discover the true killer.  .  .or their subsequent delicious pizza should be their last!

Includes a scrumptious pizza recipe!

"Delightful." --Publishers Weekly

"Will proceed to attract nutrition secret fans." --Booklist

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Peach Cobbler Murder (Hannah Swensen Mystery)

By Joanne Fluke

Now a trademark videos & Mysteries unique motion picture homicide, SHE BAKED: A Peach Cobbler Mystery

As she sits in her approximately empty bakery on Groundhog Day, Hannah Swensen can in basic terms desire that spring is simply round the corner—and that the recognition of the hot Magnolia Blossom Bakery is simply a passing fad. The southern hospitality of Lake Eden’s Georgia transplants, Shawna Lee and Vanessa Quinn, is grating on Hannah’s nerves—and slicing into her profits—at The Cookie Jar.

At least Hannah has her enterprise associate Lisa’s marriage ceremony to appear ahead to. regrettably, Shawna Lee has finagled a call for participation to the reception—and is bringing her Southern Peach Cobbler for the dessert desk. issues move from undesirable to worse while Shawna Lee and Hannah’s sometime-boyfriend, Detective Mike Kingston, are no-shows to the marriage. whilst Hannah sees lighting fixtures on on the Magnolia Blossom Bakery after the reception, she investigates—and reveals Shawna Lee shot to death.

Everyone on the town knew the Cookie Jar’s company used to be suffering—a incontrovertible fact that places Hannah on the best of the preliminary record of suspects…

INCLUDES 12 unique DESSERT RECIPES so you might TRY!

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The Case of the Baited Hook

By Erle Stanley Gardner

Who was once that masked girl? That was once the query plaguing Perry Mason. nobody loves an excellent secret greater than Mason - yet being requested to symbolize a shopper who's concealing her identification, let alone the details of her case, has given even the mythical felony eagle a case of ruffled feathers. but the fascinating cloak-and-dagger strategies have Perry hopelessly hooked. As for the silent siren at the back of the masks, is she heiress Byrl Gailord or penniless Adelle Hastings? either ladies have ties to a guy named Tidings, a guy who could be a protector or predator. a guy who may well solution loads of difficult questions - if in simple terms he hadn't been murdered.

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Outsider in Amsterdam (Amsterdam Cops)

The first Amsterdam law enforcement officials mystery

On a quiet road in downtown Amsterdam, a guy is located putting from the ceiling beam of his bed room, upstairs from the hot spiritual society he based: a gaggle that calls itself “Hindist” and supposedly mixes components of assorted jap traditions. Detective-Adjutant Gripstra and Sergeant de Gier of the Amsterdam police are despatched to enquire what seems like an easy suicide, yet they're instantly suspicious of the circumstances.

This now-classic novel, first released in 1975, introduces Janwillem van de Wetering’s adorable Amsterdam cop duo of portly, clever Gripstra and good-looking, contemplative de Gier. With its unvarnished depiction of the legacy of Dutch colonialism and the darker aspects of Amsterdam’s unfastened drug tradition, this wonderful procedural asks the query of no matter if a homicide might ever be justly devoted.

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The Tenth Case

By Joseph Teller

Criminal defence legal professional Harrison J. Walker, greater often called Jaywalker, has been suspended for his unorthodox and hugely artistic strategies within the courtroom.

Convincing the pass judgement on that his consumers are relying on him, Jaywalker is authorized to accomplish simply ten extra situations. yet it’s the final case that really exams his talents – and his acquittal list. Samara Ross is accused of stabbing her husband in the course of the heart.

Having married the aged billionaire whilst she used to be simply eighteen, Samara appears in charge as hell. yet Jaywalker is aware all too good that appearances might be very deceiving.

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A Real Basket Case (A Claire Hanover Mystery)

By Beth Groundwater

THE FIRST ebook within the CLAIRE HANOVER secret SERIES
An Agatha Award Finalist for most sensible First Novel

 

Feeling overlooked by means of her workaholic husband, forty-something reward basket dressmaker Claire Hanover joins an aerobics category on the urging of her ally Ellen. Divorced and bitterly unsatisfied, Ellen and many of the different ladies within the type upload a bit vicarious pleasure to their lives through flirting with the good-looking teacher, Enrique. In a second of weak point, Claire has the same opinion to enable the captivating Enrique come to her apartment to offer her a therapeutic massage. She realizes she has made a dangerous mistake whilst Enrique is shot and killed in her bed room and her husband Roger is arrested for the murder.

Determined to transparent Roger’s identify and store her marriage, Claire units out to discover the true killer, encountering drug purchasers, jealous ex-girlfriends, and indignant law enforcement officials alongside the way. 

Praise:
“A demanding, intriguing debut.”―Kirkus Reviews

“Will attract determined Housewives fanatics and those that like cozies with a little bit spice.” ―Booklist

“A genuine winner! Don’t leave out it.”―Maggie Sefton, bestselling writer of Knit One, Kill Two

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                           

 

 

 

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The Golden Egg (Guido Brunetti)

By Donna Leon

Over the years, Donna Leon's best-selling Commissario Guido Brunetti sequence has conquered the hearts of fans of finely-plotted character-driven mysteries worldwide. Brunetti, either a perceptive sleuth and a principled relations guy, has uncovered readers to Venice in all its elements: its background, attractiveness, structure, seasons, nutrients, and social existence, but in addition the crime and corruption that seethe under the outside of La Serenissima.

In The Golden Egg, because the first leaves of autumn start to fall, Commissario Guido Brunetti’s spouse Paola involves him with a request. The mentally handicapped guy who labored at their dry clearers has suffered a deadly drowsing capsule overdose, and Paola loathes the concept he lived and died with out a person noticing or supporting him. to thrill her, Brunetti investigates the loss of life and is shocked to discover not anything at the guy: no delivery certificates, no driver’s license, no charge cards. so far as the Italian executive is worried, he by no means existed. And but, there's a physique. As secrets and techniques resolve, Brunetti suspects an aristocratic kinfolk may be attached to the case. yet why could somebody wish this candy, simple-minded guy dead?

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