By Peter O'Donnell
Modesty's most up-to-date experience happens within the jungles of South the US, the place she and her dependable henchman, Willie Garvin, tackle the evil Mistress of Limbo. The Mistress has enslaved the folks of Limbo, together with Modesty's buddy Danny. After a failed kidnapping, Modesty learns of her friend's enslavement and units out to rescue him and set Limbo loose. In an experience that spans London, Switzerland, and long island urban, Modesty results in Guatemala, the place the Mistress of Limbo has commanded that Modesty be sacrificed to the gods. With Willie at her aspect, Modesty needs to struggle a Mayan priestess to unfastened herself and the slaves on what is going to be the final day in Limbo.
By Carolyn Keene
Eighteen-year-old Nancy Drew is requested to aid an appearing workforce rid themselves of a ghostly dancer. Will Nancy and her neighbors have the ability to remedy the secret earlier than anyone is damage?
By Christopher Brookmyre
Deepest investigator Jasmine Sharp's father was once murdered ahead of she used to be born, and her mom went to self-sacrificing lengths so one can guard her from the realm within which he moved. due to the fact that her mother's demise, all she has been capable of examine is his first identify - and that in simple terms via an odd bond she has solid with the fellow who killed him: Glen Fallan. but if Fallan is arrested for the homicide of a felony her mom knew on the grounds that formative years, Jasmine is eventually pressured to go into his area: a spot the place violence is a lifestyle and vengeance spans generations.
Detective Superintendent Catherine McLeod has one significant Glaswegian gangster within the mortuary and one other within the cells for killing him - which needs to be reason for occasion. Catherine isn't smiling, despite the fact that. From the instant she came upon an emblem daubed at the victim's head, she has understood that this situation is way extra risky than it seems that at the floor: deeper than pores and skin, darker than blood; anything which can threaten her family members and finish her career.
As one battles her demons and the opposite chases her ghosts, those very diversified detectives will eventually confront the secrets and techniques that experience entangled either one of their fates due to the fact prior to Jasmine used to be even born.
By Luke Smitherd
THE number 1 AMAZON BESTSELLER FROM the writer OF foreign SMASH THE STONE MAN, SHORTLISTED FOR AUDIBLE UK'S BOOK OF THE yr AWARD 2015
"... a singular that intrigues, enthralls, horrifies, thrills, and hits the reader with an emotional resonance as in simple terms the simplest tales can." - Ain't It Cool News.com
What do the lifeless do once they cannot depart ...and have no idea why?
In this creeping, mysterious debut novel from the writer of the Amazon number one Bestseller THE STONE MAN, the richly-built global of THE PHYSICS OF THE DEAD will slowly draw you in with an icy grip till you're left gasping.
PRAISE FOR LUKE SMITHERD:
By Carolyn Keene
With Nancy's ally George set to compete within the sizeable race in Chicago, Nancy is going to the Windy urban, the place she unearths herself fascinated with discovering the person that has been sending loss of life threats to best runner Annette Lang.
By Krista Davis
Trouble in spades…
Determined to not be a garden-variety diva, Sophie Winston’s neighbor, Natasha, cultivates a plan to polish on television—using Sophie’s yard. because the forged and team of the makeover express Tear It Up With Troy bulldoze via her backyard—and vacation—Sophie retreats to her perennial boyfriend Wolf’s to switch a lifeless rose bush. yet her smooth deed is going awry whilst she digs up a handbag belonging to Wolf’s lacking wife.
As speculations sprout, Wolf bolts, after which a physique vegetation up in a garden. Is Wolf’s thorny previous elevating a lifeless head? this can be one case the household diva can’t allow wither at the vine…
By Uyen Nicole Duong
Award-Winning Finalist within the Fiction: Multicultural class of the 2012 overseas e-book Awards
Mimi (the protagonist of Mimi and Her Mirror) is a profitable younger Vietnamese immigrant working towards legislation in Washington, D.C. while the postcards start to arrive. Postmarked from Thailand, every one hand-drawn card is fantastically rendered and signed easily "Nam." Mimi does not realize the identify, yet Nam evidently is aware her good, spurring her to release what's going to turn into a decade-long quest to discover him. As her seek progresses, long-repressed thoughts start to bubble to the outside: her youth in Nineteen Seventies Vietnam in a small alley in pre-Communist Saigon. again then, who was once her ally in addition to her brother's playmate, and what did artwork have whatever to do with the alleys of her early life? What was once the dream of those little ones then? What occurred whilst those teenagers have been separated through the tip of the Vietnam struggle, their lives diverged onto diverse paths: one to freedom and chance, the opposite to tragedy and ache? Now Mimi needs to discover the secret of the postcards, together with what may have occurred to the folks who the place much less lucky: those that escaped the ravaged fatherland by means of boat after the autumn of Saigon. while the secret is solved, Mimi has to make a solution: what can probably reunite the kids from the alley of her adolescence even if the alley exists not more?
By Stephanie Barron
The acclaimed writer of the bestselling Jane Austen mysteries brings wealthy ancient immediacy to a captivating new suspense novel situated round Queen Victoria’s stricken court…and a mystery so harmful, it might probably topple thrones.
Windsor fort, 1861. Prince Albert, the Queen’s Consort, lies demise, and Victoria summons Patrick Fitzgerald, the shrewdpermanent, embittered Irish barrister who helped protect Her Majesty from a would-be murderer two decades past. inside of hours, Fitzgerald’s appealing ward is almost murdered, his chambers are ransacked, and one other lady lies useless. may perhaps an unknown strength at Windsor wish Fitzgerald silenced? And why? The solutions are entangled in an electrifying story of intrigue, seduction, and betrayal, partly narrated through Europe’s strongest monarch.
As interesting because the Queen herself, seamlessly mixing historical past and suspense, A Flaw within the Blood is a sublime mystery that's totally convincing—and completely surprising—to its very finish.
By Donald J. Sobol
As Idaville’s ten-year-old famous person detective, Encyclopedia has an uncanny knack for minutiae. together with his unconventional wisdom, he solves mysteries for the local young children via his personal detective business enterprise. yet his dad additionally occurs to be the executive of the Idaville police division, and each evening round the dinner desk, Encyclopedia is helping him resolve probably the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries in each one ebook, not just does Encyclopedia have an opportunity to resolve them, yet readers are given the entire clues to boot and will chime in with their very own ideas. Interactive and fun—it’s vintage Encyclopedia Brown!
“I enjoyed Encyclopedia Brown as a kid.”—Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of The short Wondrous lifetime of Oscar Wao