Download E-books The Execution of Sherlock Holmes: And Other New Adventures of the Great Detective PDF

"Thomas is the all time most sensible at Sherlockian pastiche."―Ellery Queen's secret Magazine

Drugged, manacled, condemned to a dank mobilephone within the depths of London's notorious Newgate felony, the world's maximum literary detective awaits execution by means of a vengeful group of ambitious enemies. break out is very unlikely; loss of life, a simple task. yet now not for Sherlock Holmes, who, in a gorgeous demonstrate of mind and derring-do, will elude his hangman's noose and dwell to mess around, undercover agent and ratiocinate one other day.

opposed to great odds Holmes will proceed to defy his enemies in 4 extra encounters, from cracking German intelligence codes, to going opposed to Scotland backyard and the Crown in proving the innocence of a guy condemned to dying for the slaying of a pregnant serving woman, to an arsenic-wielding magician, and naturally, to a conflict of wits with the malevolent Moriarty. in every single place in those 5 finely wrought stories, riddles and secret hover within the air. yet they don't seem to be past the seize of the incomparable Sherlock Holmes.

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Download E-books Southern Seas (A Pepe Carvalho Mystery) PDF

Barcelona detective Pepe Carvalho’s radical earlier catches up with him while a robust businessman—a purchaser of artists and activists—is came across lifeless after going lacking for a year.
looking for the spirit of Paul Gauguin, Stuart Pedrell—eccentric Barcelona businessman, building tycoon, dreamer, and purchaser of poets and painters—disappeared now not lengthy after asserting plans to commute to the South Pacific.
A 12 months later he's came across stabbed to dying at a development website in Barcelona. gourmet gumshoe Pepe Carvalho is employed via Pedrell’s spouse to determine what occurred. Carvalho, a jaded former communist, needs to go back and forth via circles of the outdated anti-Franco left wing at the path of the killer. yet with little urge for food for politics, Carvalho additionally leads us on a travel via literature, delicacies, and the felony underbelly of Barcelona in a often great twist at the style through a Spanish grasp.

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Download E-books Prayers for the Dead: A Decker/Lazarus Novel (Decker/Lazarus Novels) PDF

By Faye Kellerman

The brutal homicide of Dr. Azor Sparks in an alley at the back of a cafe is greeted with public outrage and a requirement for speedy, certain justice. however the research into the well known surgeon's dying is elevating too many questions and offering too few solutions for murder detective Lieutenant Peter Decker.

Why, for instance, might the family members of a guy so liked reply to his slaying with extra shock than grief? And what associated a celebrated health practitioner with strict fundamentalist ideals to a gang of outlaw bikers? however the such a lot unsettling connection of all is the person who ties the tormented Sparks family members to Peter Decker's own—and the secrets and techniques shared by means of a renegade Catholic priest . . . and Decker's spouse, Rina Lazarus.

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Download E-books A Death in the Small Hours (Charles Lenox Mysteries) PDF

By Charles Finch

From Charles Finch, the seriously acclaimed writer of A appealing Blue Death and A Burial at Sea, comes A demise within the Small Hours--an fascinating new secret in what The manhattan Times calls "a beguiling sequence"

Charles Lenox is on the top of his political occupation and is a thrilled new father. His days of continually investigating the crimes of Victorian London now a few years in the back of him, he plans a visit to his uncle's property, Somerset, within the expectation of some calm weeks to put in writing an immense speech. while he arrives within the quiet village of Plumley, in spite of the fact that, what greets him is a sequence of wierd vandalisms upon the neighborhood outlets: damaged home windows, minor thefts, threatening scrawls.

Only whilst a much more critical crime is devoted does he start to comprehend the nice stakes of these occasions, and the complicated and sinister brain that's wreaking worry and suspicion in Plumley. Now, together with his protege, John Dallington, at his facet, the race is on for Lenox to discover the offender earlier than he moves back. And this time his sufferer will be somebody that Lenox loves.

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Download E-books The Janus Stone (Ruth Galloway Mysteries) PDF

By Elly Griffiths

It’s been just a couple of months considering the fact that archaeologist Ruth Galloway discovered herself entangled in a lacking folks case, slightly escaping along with her lifestyles. but if development employees demolishing a wide previous residence in Norwich discover the bones of a kid underneath a doorway—minus its skull—Ruth is once more known as upon to enquire. Is it a Roman-era ritual sacrifice, or is the killer nearer at hand?

Ruth and Detective Harry Nelson want to locate out—and quick. after they discover the home used to be a children’s domestic, they tune down the Catholic priest who served as its operator. Father Hennessey studies that youngsters did cross lacking from the house 40 years before—a boy and a woman. They have been by no means came upon. whilst carbon relationship proves that the child’s bones predate the house and relate to a time whilst the home used to be privately owned, Ruth is drawn ever extra deeply into the case. yet as spring becomes summer time it turns into transparent that somebody is attempting very not easy to place her off the path via scary her, and her unborn baby, part to loss of life.

The Janus Stone is a riveting follow-up to Griffiths’s acclaimed The Crossing Places.

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Download E-books Der Schwur der Engel PDF

By Pål Gerhard Olsen

Privatdetektiv Aron Ask findet eine Frauenleiche in einem Bach. Mit kahlgeschorenem Kopf und einer Angelschnur um den Hals. Die Tote warfare seine Frau Turid. Da die Polizei ihm misstraut und ihn von den Ermittlungen ausschließt, beginnt Ask eigene Nachforschungen anzustellen. Dabei muss er erkennen, dass er seine Frau nicht so intestine kannte, wie er immer dachte…

Pål Gerhard Olsen wurde 1959 in Bergen geboren. Er studierte Soziologie, Norwegisch und Literaturwissenschaft und arbeitet heute als Schriftsteller und Literaturkritiker. Seit seinem Schriftstellerdebut im Jahr 1985 hat er mehrere Romane, Krimis und Kinderbücher verfasst. Die Hauptfigur in seinen Kriminalromanen ist der Privatdetektiv Aron Ask. Heute lebt Olsen mit seiner Frau und zwei Kindern in Asker.

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Download E-books Faithful Unto Death (Chief Inspector Barnaby, Book 5) PDF

By Caroline Graham

While Simone Hollingsworth fails to show up at bell-ringing perform, her fellow campanologists are neither stunned nor involved. basically the ever-vigilant Brockleys, the Hollingsworths' buddies, suspect the worst. "Satisfies on each level".--"San Francisco Chronicle".

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Download E-books Danse Macabre PDF

By Gerald Elias

Daniel Jacobus, reclusive blind live performance grasp and novice sleuth, returns to resolve a so much despicable crime and to transparent an blameless man

Just after his Carnegie corridor swansong and earlier than his impending departure for retirement in France, cherished violinist and humanitarian Rene Allard is brutally murdered with a mysterious weapon. His younger African American rival, crossover artist BTower, is noticed on the scene of the crime soaring over the contorted physique of Allard with blood on his arms. in brief order the aloof and smug BTower is convicted and sentenced to demise, partly the results of the testimony of blind and curmudgeonly violin pedagogue Daniel Jacobus, like hundreds of thousands of others, an ardent admirer of Allard. Justice has been served…or has it? Jacobus is dragged again into the case kicking and screaming, and reluctantly follows a path of damaged violins and damaged lives because it leads inexorably to the reality, and to his personal mortal peril.

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Download E-books The Department of Dead Ends (Inspector George Rason, Book 18) PDF

By Roy Vickers

Right here in a single quantity are ten of the easiest of Roy Vickers celebrated Department of lifeless Ends detective tales. those are detective tales with a distinction; the ‘inverted’ form of detective tale. realizing from the beginning who the assassin is, the reader is gifted with the cause, the workings of the criminal’s brain, the crime itself, and the entire clues. The ‘surprise’ in Mr Vickers’s tales is, in fact, provided incidentally during which his murderers are detected; and this is often the place the dept of lifeless Ends is available in – that repository of records which have been by no means accomplished, of investigations and not using a clue and clues which led nowhere.

From time to time, relatively illogically, Inspector Rason unearths a connection among happenings within the outdoor international and the gadgets in his Scotland backyard museum, a rubber trumpet, might be, or a host of crimson carnations. Then occasions circulate inexorably to their appointed finish.

‘One of the half-dozen profitable books of detective brief tales released because the days of Sherlock Holmes.’ Manchester night News

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