A vintage story combining tricks of the supernatural and an 'impossible' homicide. The loss of life of Miles Despard seems to be basic sufficient. yet then how does the housekeeper see a girl stroll via a wall? and the way may possibly an individual stroll via a door that were bricked up 200 years in the past? To all intents and reasons, it seems like a person has come from the previous to devote the homicide, yet might that actually be the case? definitely now not . . .
By Raymond Khoury
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"It has served us good, this fantasy of Christ."
Pope Leo X, sixteenth Century
In a hail of fireside and flashing sword, because the burning urban of Acre falls from the fingers of the West in 1291, The final Templar opens with a tender Templar knight, his mentor, and a handful of others escaping to the ocean wearing a mysterious chest entrusted to them by means of the Order's loss of life Grand grasp. The send vanishes and not using a trace.
In modern-day big apple, 4 masked horsemen dressed as Templar Knights emerge from principal Park and trip up the 5th road steps of the Metropolitan Museum of artwork throughout the blacktie commencing of a Treasures of the Vatican show. Storming in the course of the crowds, the horsemen brutally assault someone status among them and their prize. Attending the gala, archaeologist Tess Chaykin watches in silent terror because the chief of the horsemen hones in on one piece specifically, a wierd geared machine. He utters a number of cryptic Latin phrases as he is taking carry of it with reverence ahead of best the horsemen out and disappearing into the night.
In the aftermath, an FBI research is led by way of anti-terrorist professional Sean Reilly. quickly, he and Tess are drawn into the darkish, hidden heritage of the crusading Knights, plunging them right into a lethal online game of cat and mouse with ruthless killers as they race throughout 3 continents to get well the misplaced mystery of the Templars.
By Simon Brett
After an extended interval of ‘resting’, existence is calling up for Charles Paris, who has been forged because the Ghost of Hamlet’s Father and primary Gravedigger in a brand new construction of Hamlet. But rehearsals are fraught. Ophelia is performed through Katrina Selsey, who gained the function via a tv expertise show. Hamlet himself is additionally performed by way of a truth television contestant, Jared Root – and the 2 younger stars have really diverse perspectives of big name and the theatre than the more matured participants of the cast.
But whilst the corporate succeed in the 1st staging publish in their journey, the Grand Theatre Marlborough, issues get extra severe, with one member of the corporate heavily injured in what seems to be an coincidence, and one other dead. once more, Charles Paris is pressured to don the mantle of novice detective to resolve the mystery.
By Maggie Barbieri
On her solution to meet her boyfriend's mom and dad, collage professor Alison Bergeron stops through a espresso store to metal her unravel. it is a gigantic occasion. not just is it the 1st time she's met NYPD detective Bobby Crawford's whole relations, yet it truly is approaching the heels of a marriage thought that she has left unanswered so far.
Then, as she steps into the store, a brawl breaks out that results in the dying of Carter Wilmott, a cruel and loathed neighborhood blogger. The case could not be any easier, and Alison witnessed the whole lot, but if Wilmott's automobile explodes within the aftermath, what appeared to be against the law of ardour turns into whatever way more complex and perhaps even premeditate.
With Alison and Bobby taken with the case and with one another, readers are in for a deal with. Third Degree, the newest in Maggie Barbieri's fascinating secret sequence, is one heated secret with lots of steamy romance and crafty villains who're approximately to get burned.
By Agatha Christie
The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth pass over Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and confusing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. A vintage Poirot research, Elephants Can Remember has the specialist detective delving into an unsolved crime from the earlier related to the unusual dying of a husband and wife.
By R. T. Jordan
The enduring Polly Pepper, musical comedy big name of yesteryear, is experiencing a bit a qualified dry spell— she will slightly hold her checking account afloat, not to mention her occupation. So while the nefarious Laura Crawford, scene-stealing former forged mate and perpetual diva, proposes a Polly Pepper Playhouse reunion cruise, Polly is on board, full-steam forward. yet she quickly realizes that Hollywood at the high-seas can be not anything wanting a shipwreck. . .
Packed to the gills with has-beens, D-listers, and sycophantic lovers, Polly's famous person cruise is known as a send of fools, and it's sinking quickly. If that weren't adequate, Polly's tiny room, troubling loss of champagne, and vital visual appeal agenda go away her feeling greater than a bit murderous in the direction of Laura. regrettably, that send already sailed! Laura is located lifeless the subsequent morning, slain by way of Season Six of The Polly Pepper Playhouse field set—the creditors DVD ruthlessly sharpened to a razor's edge.
Polly instantly starts off fishing for clues, and her first colossal seize is pianist-at-sea Lawrence Deerfield, whose profession sank whilst Laura maliciously lower him from a up to date level creation. yet Polly should solid a much broader internet to seize this killer—with a ship's worthy of burned solid friends, spurned fanatics, and obsessed lovers there are many different factors within the sea.
When Polly herself is accused of the crime she is familiar with it's time to form up or send out. If she can't resolve this maritime secret the smart killer might ship Polly's complete career—and even her life—overboard.
By Jonathan Kellerman
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Dr. Morton Hander practiced an odd model of psychiatry. between his specialties have been fraud, extortion, and sexual manipulation. Hander paid for his sins while he used to be brutally murdered in his sumptuous Pacific Palisades condominium. The police haven't any leads, yet they do have one attainable witness: seven-year-old Melody Quinn.
“An engrossing mystery . . . This knockout of an leisure is the type of booklet which establishes a profession in a single stroke.”—Newsday
It’s psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware’s activity to aim to unencumber the poor mystery buried in Meldoy’s reminiscence. yet because the sinister shadows within the girl’s brain start to take form, Alex discovers that the secret touches a surprising incident in his personal previous. And in the back of it lies an unspeakable evil that Alex Delaware needs to reveal ahead of it claims one other blameless sufferer.
By Jack McDevitt
41 years in the past, the popular physicist Dr. Christopher Robin vanished. earlier than his disappearance, his fringe technological know-how theories concerning the lifestyles of never-ending trade universes had earned him either admirers and enemies.
Now his widow has died and Alex Benedict has been requested to deal with the public sale of the physicist’s artifacts—leading the general public to once more speculate at the secret surrounding Robin’s disappearance. Did he ultimately locate the door among parallel universes that he had lengthy sought?
Intrigued, Benedict and Chase Kolpath embark on their lonesome research as they stick with the lacking man’s path into the unknown to discover the truth—a fact everyone is prepared to kill to guard…
By Philip Kerr
Bernie Gunther returns to path a serial killer in 1950's Buenos Aires
whilst he brought Bernie Gunther within the unique Berlin Noir trilogy, Philip Kerr instantly confirmed himself as a mystery author on par with Raymond Chandler. His new Bernie Gunther novels have gained him comparisons with Alan Furst, John le Carré, and Graham Greene. A Quiet Flame unearths Gunther in Argentina, circa 1950, the place he- falsely accused of Nazi warfare crimes-has been provided a brand new existence and a fresh passport by means of the Perón govt. however the difficult, fast-talking detective does not have the posh of laying low whilst a serial killer- whose crimes could succeed in again to Berlin prior to the war-is mutilating younger women. Taut, gritty, and loaded with evocative old element, A Quiet Flame is between Kerr's top paintings but.
By Agatha Christie
The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth leave out Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and puzzling puzzles to Harper Paperbacks… together with Sleeping Murder, within which omit Marple turns ghost hunter and uncovers surprising facts of an ideal crime.