Posts in category: Thriller Suspense
By Erle Stanley Gardner
Criminal legal professional and bestselling secret writer Erle Stanley Gardner wrote approximately one hundred fifty novels that experience bought three hundred million copies world wide. Now, the yank Bar organization is bringing again his most renowned and enduring novels—featuring felony safety legal professional and sleuth Perry Mason—in remarkable exchange paperback editions.
Married Eva Griffin has been stuck with a popular congressman, and is able to pay the editor of a sleazy tabloid hush funds to guard the baby-kisser. yet first Perry Mason tracks down the writer of the blackmailing tabloid and discovers a surprising mystery, which finally ends up in Mason being accused of murder.
This is the 1st Perry Mason secret and our creation to secretary Della highway, detective Paul Drake, and the good attorney himself.
By Manjiri Prabhu
Sonia Samarth could not have estimated it--after just a day, her first commercial had drawn dozens of responses. within the bustling urban of Pune, India, with its winding alleys and unique customs, Sonia is launching a new company: inner most investigation--using Hindu astrology as a crime-solving instrument. In an historic urban steeped in culture, Sonia's distinctive model of research is elevating eyebrows. yet she turns out to have came upon a niche--and, prior to lengthy, a case of murder.
When a cat leads Sonia to her first actual research, she quick unmasks a killer, utilizing astrology as her consultant. unexpectedly consumers start streaming in: a power, good-looking television character; a terrified bride-to-be; a lacking husband with suicidal tendencies...all problem Sonia's astrological skills to avoid against the law. All it appears remoted reports, yet certain via an invisible thread. And whereas Sonia has stellar luck in unraveling the reality, very quickly she'll need to glance heavily at her personal stars. as the such a lot infamous foreign legal has simply crossed Sonia's path--and he has his personal plans for her destiny!
By Gayle Trent
Useless as a . . . dentist?
They say sugar is undesirable on your enamel, yet can it truly kill you? The Brea Ridge police appear to imagine so after they locate cake decorator Daphne Martin wielding a large plastic toothbrush over a dentist’s lifeless physique. Daphne moved again to her small Virginia place of birth simply months in the past to open her Daphne’s Delectable tarts enterprise and already she’s been combined up in homicide. Now she’s obtained to turn out her candy innocence back.
After hours of police wondering, Daphne returns domestic to discover Elvis Presley in her driveway. She’s convinced she’s hallucinating until eventually the leather-clad hunk orders up a purple Cadillac cake for a practice of the Elvis impersonators. Daphne accepts, yet her reporter-boyfriend Ben is suspicious of Elvis’s intentions. Does the King intend to make Daphne his confectionery queen? Or is the conference a ruse for a extra sinister operation? Daphne’s personal research into Dr. Bainsworth’s homicide, in the meantime, finds the dentist made as many enemies as he did fillings. near to someone can have performed him in, yet it’s as much as Daphne to discover the killer—and end Elvis’s cake—before she’s the only making a song “Jailhouse Rock.”
By Jeri Westerson
"Westerson has mastered her topic and has used that wisdom to create erudite entertainment."
--Richmond occasions Dispatch on Veil of Lies
Disgraced knight Crispin visitor will get himself into a few critical difficulty in London and consequently is compelled to simply accept an task some distance out of city. The Archbishop of Canterbury has particularly asked visitor to enquire a hazard opposed to the bones of saint and martyr Thomas a Beckett, that are on demonstrate within the cathedral in Canterbury. The archbishop has obtained letters threatening the security of the artifacts, and he wishes visitor to guard them and discover whoever is after them.
When he arrives at Canterbury, visitor is accosted by means of an outdated acquaintance from court docket - one Geoffrey Chaucer - and is surrounded by way of a bunch on the town on a pilgrimage. Trapped among the pilgrims (who have been, rather in all probability, the version for Chaucer's well-known tale cycle), searching for a assassin, a hidden heretic and an answer to the riddle that would let him to return domestic, Crispin visitor reveals his enormous wit and mind taxed to its very limit.
The discovery of Katrine’s corpse the next day to come brings detectives Frølich and Gunnarstranda onto the case and right into a internet of secrets and techniques and lies that stretches again generations.
K.O. Dahl weaves an problematic plot, juxtaposing the selfdelusion of drug addicts with the extra advanced self-delusions of the well-respected middle-class humans treating them. Like Henning Mankell, Dahl manages to merge the suspense of the classical whodunit with the unique precision of the police procedural novel.
By Elise Hyatt
Divorced mother, Candyce "Dyce" Dare is the landlord of the furnishings refinishing shop bold unearths. whilst she discovers decades-old letters inside of an vintage piano she's renovating, she turns into distracted through an research that places her at odds with the letter-writer's very strong neighborhood family.
By Elmore Leonard
“Cat Chaser is simply what one might anticipate from Elmore Leonard—quirky, peopled with oddball characters…and extra twists and turns than a curler coaster.”
—Cleveland undeniable Dealer
“A more desirable instance of gritty writing and violent action.”
—New York occasions
There are a variety of explanation why Grand grasp Elmore Leonard is taken into account “the coolest, most popular mystery author in the United States” (Chicago Tribune) and “the maximum crime author of our time, probably ever” (New York occasions e-book Review). Cat Chaser is certainly one of them. A gripping, lightning-paced story of an ex-soldier-turned Florida inn proprietor whose risky affair with the mistress of a Dominican basic in exile—a former demise squad leader—threatens to have deadly consequences…especially while medicinal drugs, double-cross, and murderous mob thugs are additional into the combination. A vintage mystery from crime fiction grasp who first introduced us U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, at the moment of TV’s Justified, Cat Chaser proves once again that after the real greats of poser and suspense are mentioned—John D. MacDonald, Dashiell Hammett, James M. Cain, Robert Parker, et al—Elmore Leonard tops the list.
By Peter Corris
This assortment contains 12 secret novels by way of a well-known British writer of puzzle style Edgar Wallace:
THE ADMIRABLE CARFEW
THE ADVENTURES OF HEINE
THE guy WHO KILLED "X"
THE DUKE within the SUBURBS
THE DAUGHTERS OF THE NIGHT
THE guy WHO received LONDON
THE guy WHO KNEW
THE mystery HOUSE
THE VALLEY OF GHOSTS
JACK O' JUDGMENT
THE ANGEL OF TERROR
By Lawrence Block
Small-time stoolie, Jake " The Spinner" Jablon, made loads of new enemies while he switched careers, from informer to blackmailer. And the extra "clients", he figured, the extra money -- and extra humans desirous to see him useless. So not anyone is shocked whilst the pigeon is located floating within the East River along with his cranium bashed in. and what is worse, nobody cares -- other than Matthew Scudder. The ex-cop-turned-private-eye is not any conscientious avenging angel. yet he is keen to danger his personal lifestyles and limb to confront Spinner's so much murderously competitive marks. A job's a task finally -- and Scudder's been paid to discover a killer -- through the victim...in advance.