The Yiddish Policeman’s Union meets The Windup lady when a feminine PI is going up opposed to a ruthless gangster—just as either people and robots agitate for independence in an Argentinian colony in Antarctica.
In Argentine Antarctica, Eliana Gomez is the single lady PI in desire City—a domed colony depending on electrical energy (and upkeep robots) for warmth, gentle, and survival within the icy deserts of the continent. on the middle is an outdated leisure park—now domestic in simple terms to the androids as soon as programmed to entertain—but wish City’s days as a vacationer vacation spot are lengthy over. Now town produces atomic strength for the mainland whereas neighborhood factions agitate for independence and an area mobster, Ignacio Cabrera, runs a brisk black-market alternate in illegally imported food.
Eliana doesn’t care approximately politics. She doesn’t even care a lot that her boyfriend, Diego, works as muscle for Cabrera. She simply desires to retailer sufficient cash to flee wish urban. but if an aristocrat hires Eliana to guard an explosive own mystery, Eliana unearths herself stuck up within the political tensions threatening to rip wish urban aside. within the conflict of backstabbing politicians, violent freedom combatants, a gangster who will cease at not anything to guard his pursuits, and a newly sentient robotic underclass cause on a really diversified independence, Eliana reveals her task getting into lethal clash with Diego’s—just because the electrical energy retaining wish urban from freezing starts to fail…
With the interior workings of the mob mixed with the tale of a revolution, “Clarke brings novelty and enjoyment to steampunk Antarctica during this advanced and beautiful secret” (Publishers Weekly, starred review). Our woman of the Ice questions what it ability to be human, what it ability to be loose, and even if we’re ever capable of go beyond our pasts and our programming to discover real independence.
By Dashiell Hammett
A tender, apprehensive, overseas girl appears to be like on the door of an remoted apartment. the fellow and lady within take her in. different strangers look in pursuit of the lady. risk is within the air.
Originally released in 1933, Hammett's Woman within the Dark indicates the writer on the top of his narrative powers. With an creation through Robert B. Parker, the writer of the prestigious Spenser novels.
By Carolyn Keene
A gaggle detectives problem Nancy to take on a secret that they've did not remedy: locate a useful message hidden by means of a missionary centuries in the past in a hole oak tree in Illinois. whereas looking out the woods for the traditional tree, Nancy and her pals dwell with a bunch of younger archaeologists who're excavating prehistoric Indian burial mounds on a close-by farm. A shadowy enemy stalks Nancy and harasses every person on the dig. The younger investigator pursues her harmful adversary to an outlaws’ cave, and is threatened whilst she discovers an strange treasure. How Nancy, with few clues to move on, solves this complicated secret will thrill all readers.
By C. J. Box
A Joe Pickett novel from #1 New York Times-bestselling writer C.J. Box.
Six years in the past, Joe Pickett's foster daughter, April, was once murdered. Now, a person is leaving cellphone messages claiming to be the useless lady. As his family members struggles with the worrying occasion, he discovers that the calls were put from destinations the place severe environmental crimes have happened. and because the cell calls develop nearer, so does the chance.
By Rhonda Pollero
Finley turns into a home-owner during this new experience while her mom sells her a bit cottage on stylish Palm seashore that her mom and her past due stepfather acquired years in the past. yet extraordinary issues begin taking place on the new apartment, scaring Finley and forcing her to name horny P.I. Liam McGarrity. To make issues worse, the legislations enterprise has employed Tony Caprelli to move up a felony department, and he insists that Finley take carrying on with schooling classes so she will support him. the single factor Finley hates greater than paintings is university, yet she is going in addition to the plan simply because Tony is primo courting fabric. among the pressures of labor and college, a creepy new residence to renovate and beautify, and an enticing new legal professional to consider, Finley investigates the homicide.
By Edward Marston
Colonel Aubrey Tarleton is a guy revered through his buddies within the small Yorkshire village of South Otterington – as a lot for his heroic feats within the military as for his social place. So the group is left surprised while Tarleton, intentionally, walks into the trail of a dashing educate. he's overwhelmed to dying at the song, however it isn't really his damaged limbs that allure the eye of the teach motive force; particularly, it's the observe pinned to his chest, fluttering within the breeze: ‘Whoever reveals me, notify Superintendent Tallis of the Detective division at Scotland Yard’. The recognized Railway Detective, Inspector Robert Colbeck, reveals his better officer in nice misery while he arrives on the backyard the subsequent morning. Tallis is clutching a letter from his now-deceased good friend. In it, Tarleton makes it transparent that he now not needs to reside if he has to take action with out his cherished spouse, who has disappeared. while the scoop arrives man’s physique has been discovered at the song close to Thirsk, the accident is simply too nice. was once Tarleton accountable for his wife’s disappearance, and was once his suicide the act of a accountable guy? Tallis can't think that to be the case and units out for Yorkshire, followed through Colbeck and his trusty Sergeant Victor Leeming, decided to discover the reality.
By Lois Lowry
The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has turn into some of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting tale facilities on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a probably perfect, if colorless, global of conformity and contentment. now not till he's given his existence task because the Receiver of reminiscence does he start to comprehend the darkish, advanced secrets and techniques at the back of his fragile group. Lois Lowry has written 3 significant other novels to The Giver, including Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son.
By Margaret Frazer
THE TREACHERY OF WAR...
In agreeing to serve the strong Bishop Beaufort, Joliffe and his gamers have made what could be a take care of the satan. It without doubt turns out so within the wintry weather of 1436, while the Bishop sends Joliffe on my own to France and into the center of a war.
There, Joliffe is to behave as a servant to the duchess Jacquetta of Bedford -- younger, appealing, and lately widowed. yet his actual undertaking is to coach as a undercover agent below the past due duke's spymaster, and he quickly reveals that each one the wealth of a widow's family isn't any protection opposed to homicide; a city's partitions are not any protection opposed to enemies inside of; and never in basic terms suggest can function spies...
PRAISE FOR THE JOLIFFE MEDIEVAL MYSTERIES
"If you're an historic secret fan...you'll are looking to rush out and get this glorious sequence ... Entertains and confounds with its intricately plotted secret and richly particular writing..." - The Romance Readers Connection
"Brings the interval to lush life... Such richly imagined mysteries come round too rarely." - Roundtable Reviews
compliment FOR MARGARET FRAZER
"Prepare to be enchanted as Margaret Frazer transports you again to the fifteenth century." - Romantic Times
"More than simply an exceptional learn. The reader comes away sadder and wiser, figuring out that what tehy've learn is that stuff of genuine lifestyles. Brava!" - Historical Novels Review
"A tender and soaking up saga of conspiracy and treachery in 15th-century England... A tantalizing mystery seems to have beautiful political implications." - Publishers Weekly
"Finely plotted and subtly shaded. Frazer has the particular substance that brings an period to lifestyles, whereas her characters' mental make-up is as cunningly wrought because the historic background." - Publishers Weekly
"Margaret Frazer has quietly claimed her position as one of many preeminent writers of ancient crime fiction, providing the full package deal - an outstanding secret, awesome characters, and a desirable interval of historical past. Her novels are a dream to read." - Aunt Agatha's Newsletter
Herodotus Award Winner.
Twice nominated for the Edgar Award
Twice nominated for the Minnesota e-book Award
A Romantic instances best Pick.
By Karin Slaughter
Big apple occasions bestselling writer Karin Slaughter is acclaimed for her novels of heart-stopping suspense, edge-of-your-seat intrigue, and richly imagined characters. And whilst Slaughter created detective Will Trent she broke the mould. whereas exhibiting an uncanny knack for examining humans, fixing puzzles, and cracking instances on the Georgia Bureau of research, Detective Trent navigates the numerous relationships with the ladies in his lifestyles: vice cop Angie Polaski, manager Amanda Wagner, associate religion Mitchell, and Dr. Sara Linton. This gripping book package deal includes 5 novels within the Will Trent sequence, including:
By Will Kingdom
All of sudden a sufferer of her personal awesome presents, Seffi Callard, the world's top identified religious medium, has been pressured to again clear of the glamour and the glow of public adulation, changing into a paranoid recluse at her father's domestic within the Cotswolds. who's stalking Seffi Callard—and from which aspect of the grave?