Recién salida de una breve estancia en un sanatorium psiquiátrico, Camille Preaker se dirige a su ciudad natal para cubrir una serie de asesinatos para el periódico donde trabaja. Por primera vez en as soon as años, l. a. reportera de sucesos regresa a l. a. inmensa mansión en los angeles que creció, donde se tendrá que enfrentar a los recuerdos de su hermana, que murió en plena adolescencia; pero lo que más perturba a Camille es los angeles presencia de su madre, una mujer fría y manipuladora que despierta los angeles admiración de sus vecinos y que vive obsesionada con su salud y l. a. de los suyos. Con los angeles policía neighborhood abrumada por los hechos, Camille llevará a cabo su propia investigación, desafiando las rígidas normas sociales de un pequeño pueblo.
Finalista del prestigioso premio Edgar de novela negra y galardonada con el Ian Fleming metal Dagger, l. a. primera novela de Gillian Flynn es un mystery apasionante que retrata las complicadas relaciones entre hermanas, madres e hijas, así como los angeles sutil violencia que envuelve sus relaciones. Heridas abiertas y Perdida consagran a Gillian Flynn como los angeles maestra del mystery psicológico.
By Kelley Armstrong
From the writer of the acclaimed ladies of the Otherworld sequence comes an exhilarating new heroine whose such a lot mystery identification is either lucrative…and deadly.
Regulars at Nadia’s nature resort don’t ask what she does within the low season. And that’s an outstanding factor. If she advised them, she’d need to kill them. She’s a success lady for a Mafia kin. difficult and self-sufficient, Nadia doesn’t owe someone any reasons. yet that doesn’t suggest she regularly works by myself. one in all her contacts has recruited her in quest of a ruthlessly effective serial killer slicing a swath of terror around the kingdom. The murderer is much too expert to be an amateur—and the precision of the killings is bringing the Feds a lot too with regards to the hit guy group for comfort.
To placed an finish to the murders, Nadia should flip herself from predator to prey as she employs each trick she understands to discover the killer. earlier than the killer reveals her…
By Jussi Adler-Olsen
The first ebook in New York Times bestsellerJussi Adler-Olsen's electrifying division Q series.
The number one foreign bestseller from Jussi Adler-Olsen, writer of The Absent One—perfect for fanatics of Stieg Larsson's The woman with the Dragon Tattoo
Carl Mørck was once certainly one of Copenhagen’s most sensible murder detectives. Then a hail of bullets destroyed the lives of 2 fellow law enforcement officials, and Carl—who didn’t draw his weapon—blames himself. So a advertising is the very last thing he expects. yet division Q is a division of 1, and Carl’s received just a stack of Copenhagen’s coldest circumstances for corporation. His colleagues laugh, yet Carl can have the final snicker, simply because one dossier retains nagging at him: a liberal baby-kisser vanished 5 years previous and is presumed useless. yet she isn’t useless … yet.
Darkly funny, propulsive, and atmospheric, The Keeper of misplaced Causes introduces American readers to the mega-bestselling sequence quick turning into a world sensation.
"THE DOUBLE is nearly as good because it will get. The writing is taut, the violence is image, and the characters are so well-drawn that they step off the web page and into your life." - linked Press
Every guy has his darkish facet. Spero Lucas confronts his personal within the so much explosive mystery but from considered one of America's best-loved crime writers.
The activity turns out easy sufficient: retrieve the precious painting-"The Double"-Grace Kinkaid's ex-boyfriend stole from her. it is the type of factor Spero Lucas makes a speciality of: discovering what is lacking, and doing it quietly. yet Grace wishes extra. She wishes Lucas to discover the fellow who humiliated her-a violent occupation felony with a small gang of brutal thugs at his beck and speak to.
Lucas is a guy who understands how you can get what he desires, even if it is a thief at the run-or a married girl. in the middle of a steamy, passionate love affair that he is aware cannot final, in pursuit of a dangerously vicious killer, Lucas is pressured to come to a decision what sort of guy he is-and how some distance he will visit get what he wishes.
By Kelli Jae Baeli
A non-physical walk-in soul makes an contract with one other incarnated soul to take over her physique. The Walk-in, possibly too fearless, and too hungry for the pleasures of the flesh, discovers she has inherited the lifetime of Daelah Murdock, a Mormon goody-two-shoes with a pathological attachment to the colour purple. The surrogate soul's lifestyles as a lesbian cop didn't organize her for this. Or did it? As a live-in caregiver for 2 men--one blind, the opposite wheelchair bound--Daelah's existence turns out bland and puerile.
Except that somebody is making an attempt to kill her. Who knew the afterlife might be this a lot enjoyable?
By Richard Graham-Yooll
By Richard North Patterson
While the physique of nine-year previous Thuy Sen is located within the San Francisco Bay, the police speedy cost Rennell and Payton cost along with her grisly homicide. A twelve-person jury, abetted via an incompetent protection attorney, is almost as fast to discover the brothers responsible, and to condemn them either to die for his or her crimes.
Fifteen years later, overworked seasoned bono laywer Teresa Peralta Paget, her husband Chris, and stepson Carlo, a contemporary Harvard legislation graduate, develop into confident not just that Rennell did not obtain a good trial yet that he may be blameless. Racing opposed to the clock and dealing with huge, immense felony stumbling blocks, Teresa, Chris, and Carlo desperately attempt to remain Rennell's execution, taking the case all of the approach to the preferrred court docket, and to an significantly relocating and strong conclusion.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Amitav Ghosh
A New York occasions ebook Review Editors' Choice
A Washington Post awesome Fiction publication of Year
A NPR top ebook of the Year
In Amitav Ghosh's Sea of Poppies, the Ibis all started its treacherous trip around the Indian Ocean, certain for the cane fields of Mauritius with a shipment of indentured servants. Now, in River of Smoke, the previous slave send flounders within the Bay of Bengal, stuck in the course of a perilous cyclone. The hurricane additionally threatens the clipper send Anahita, groaning with the most important consignment of opium ever to go away India for Canton. in the meantime, the Redruth, a nursery send, contains horticulturists decided to trace down the beneficial botanical treasures of China. All will converge in Canton's Fanqui-town, or international Enclave, a powder keg waiting for a spark to ignite the Opium Wars. A awesome experience, but additionally a daring indictment of worldwide avarice, River of Smoke is a eating old novel with strong modern resonance.
By Sally Goldenbaum
Readers can not help yet become involved in this USA Today bestselling series.
The beach Knitters of sunny Sea Harbor are busy crafting a toddler blanket for a member in their circle. yet because the due date attracts close to, so does a perplexing plot....
Yarn store proprietor Izzy Chambers Perry is having a heady summer time. She and her new husband, Sam, predict a toddler. She’s attempting to remain energetic with motorcycle rides, runs alongside the shore, and spending time with the seashore Knitters—until the day she spots an deserted child automobile seat and a well-recognized blanket at the seashore. Izzy instantly acknowledges the blanket’s material—a tender yellow angora yarn she displayed in her store window final fall. perhaps it’s the hormones, yet Izzy has a negative feeling....
After an area guy dies in the course of a scuba dive, Izzy discovers he used to be truly murdered and is hooked up to the deserted vehicle seat. Now it’s as much as the beach Knitters to enquire. With their cautious awareness to patterns—and their fierce dedication to bringing Izzy and Sam’s child right into a peaceable town—they’re decided to knit this secret together.
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By Jonathan Rabb