By Vicki Doudera
Synopsis from Amazon:
Red-hot genuine property agent Darby Farr has spent years attempting to fail to remember her place of birth of storm Harbor, Maine-especially the painful thoughts of being raised by means of her controlling aunt following her parents' tragic deaths. Then one morning, she learns her aunt is demise, and the calculating lady has one ultimate call for: clinch the multimillion-dollar sale of Fairview, a panoramic waterfront estate.
The deal turns out easy, yet hassle is brewing at the rocky coast. inside hours of Darby's arrival, an imprecise deed restrict scuttles the sale simply because the backup purchaser is located bludgeoned to loss of life at the property's grounds. Assisted by means of good-looking journalist Miles Porter, Darby uncovers darkish secrets and techniques that demonstrate an unpleasant scandal . . . or even uglier reasons for homicide. As a brutal hurricane surges up the coast, Darby needs to salvage the deal, locate the killer-and someway remain alive.
"[Doudera] expertly weaves a story of suspense on a Maine island, the place homicide and actual property are an explosive combination."-Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling writer of The Mephisto Club
"Here's a fast moving and well-told tale with a wise, savvy actual property agent because the heroine, fixing crimes whereas making revenues. bring forth the following one!"-Barbara Corcoran, genuine property contributor for NBC's Today Show and writer of Nextville: awesome locations to dwell the remainder of Your Life
GoodReads writer Information:
Author Name: Vicki Doudera
Author Description: Vicki has written ratings of journal articles, commute books for individuals attracted to Maine, a CD strolling journey approximately her city, and a brand new secret sequence that includes crimson scorching Realtor Darby Farr. First within the sequence, a home TO DIE FOR, has acquired rave reports, and KILLER directory, Darby's moment secret, comes out in April of 2011. (Midnight Ink.)
Vicki loves to say she is "all approximately houses." She writes approximately them in her secret sequence, sells them as a true property agent at the coast of Maine, and is helping construct them via her longtime involvement with Habitat for Humanity.
She is an avid reader, hiker, knitter and skier and enjoys writing the type of books she herself likes to read.
Author URL: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3064179
By Rex Stout
In all his years of detecting, the unflappable Nero Wolfe hasn't ever encountered an research as damnably messy as this one. For what all started as a fresh case of larceny speedy sank right into a quagmire of blackmail and damaged delivers, foreign scandal and cold-blooded homicide.
Now Wolfe and his assistant, Archie Goodwin needs to bridge eras and oceans to discover the hyperlink among a Wild West lynching and a revered British peer. simply then can they shop Wolfe's attractive younger patron -- and a hotly disputed stake of a funky million money.
By Clive Cussler, Justin Scott
The Striker is the 6th novel in Clive Cussler's Isaac Bell sequence. it's 1902, and a brilliant, green younger guy named Isaac Bell, basically years out of his apprenticeship on the Van Dorn Detective organisation, has an pressing message for his boss. employed to seek for radical unionist saboteurs within the coal mines, he's witness to a negative twist of fate. And it starts to turn into transparent that the difficulty doesn't cease with the boys he's trying to find. a lot higher stakes are in play. Little does he understand simply how great . Given precisely one week to end up his case, Bell quick unearths himself pitted opposed to of the main ruthless competitors he has ever identified, males of superb ambition and cold-bloodedness . . . who're now not approximately to enable a few wet-behind-the-ears detective stand of their approach. within the Striker we meet Isaac Bell early in his occupation in an event that will exhibit him simply how harmful and fascinating his selected occupation could become.
By Charlotte MacLeod
Unique booklet: 1988
Long-lost relations and invaluable jewels flip a marriage upside down
For all of the Kellings’ quirks, no different family members in Boston is more proficient at throwing a marriage. So whilst Max Bittersohn’s spouse, Sarah Kelling, deals to prepare his nephew’s nuptials, Max makes sense sufficient to stick out of her means. but if the art-fraud investigator stumbles onto a relatives secret, he's drawn into whatever way more severe than the query of who will capture the bouquet. Stolen years past, the important Kelling jewels have been final noticeable in Amsterdam, so how did they turn out one of the marriage ceremony presents? Max is attempting to respond to that query whilst a talkative burglar wallops him with a shovel in a failed try and rip off the rubies. Then, because the reception winds down, a hot-air balloon lands at the marriage ceremony tent, spilling out the Zickerys, a department of the Kelling extended family who end up even odder than the unique pressure. kin weddings are by no means effortless, yet for maximum Bittersohn, this you'll be able to be homicide.
By Scott Warren
Kaharas is without doubt one of the greatest unfastened towns at the continent of Varshon, a melting pot of humanoid species touring, buying and selling, and creating a existence for themselves. As all huge towns, it draws a great deal of crime principally missed by way of the city's civil watch. but if the sorcerers of six races come jointly, occasionally the friction is certain to make issues a section sizzling.
Enter: The Sorcerous Crimes department. The S.C.D. is a company of mage-adept constables devoted to investigating and policing magical crime within the urban of Kaharas. They spend their nights chasing rogue wizards, locking away risky artifacts, and simply ensuring electorate don’t get up with their toes melted off.
In Devilbone, Commander Vulfort struggles with a transforming into challenge of sorcerous contraband in the urban that reaches a verge of collapse while an old necromantic reagent referred to as Devilbone airborne dirt and dust, one among 14 forbidden ingredients, is stumbled on simply open air the town.
Meanwhile, inner most Tanner has simply arrived on the department and faces the trouble of changing to the harmful lifetime of a raider and pressure inside his squad. jointly they have to locate the resource of the Devilbone earlier than the darkish powers at paintings use it to smash the town they're sworn to guard.
By T. J. Brearton
The physique of a tender girl is located in a distant farmhouse. Her loss of life exposes an internet of darkish secrets.
Who killed Rebecca Heilshorn?
Rebecca Heilshorn, lies stabbed to demise in her mattress in a distant, upstate ny farmhouse. Rookie detective Brendan Healy is termed in to enquire. All hell breaks free while her brother bursts onto the scene. Rebecca seems to have many secrets and techniques and connections to a sordid community blending strength, wealth, and intercourse.
Detective Brendan Healy, attempting to positioned his demons at the back of him, pursues a deadly research that might chance either his existence and his sanity.
Habit is a compelling secret in an effort to attract all enthusiasts of crime fiction. T.J. Brearton amps up the stress at each step, until eventually the surprising and gripping conclusion.
Perfect for fanatics of Stieg Larsson, Jo Nesbo, or Dennis Lehane novels.
By Franklin W. Dixon
A call for participation from Cap Bailey, technology instructor at Bayport excessive, to accompany him out West to Wildcat Swamp on an archaeological excursion triggers off a chain of harmful occasions for Frank and Joe Hardy. - - ahead of they go away, a ruthless felony breaks out of legal. Their well-known detective father, who's monitoring down a gang of freight-train robbers, suspects the escapee is a part of the group. research leads him to think that the robbers can be hiding out in Wildcat Swamp!
On their approach West the men and Cap have a near-fatal coincidence in a personal aircraft which has been sabotaged. once they begin digging for fossils, a tremendous boulder comes hurtling directly towards them as though guided via an invisible hand. although warned to depart the world, Frank, Joe and Cap doggedly stay till they've got stuck the crafty ex-convicts they're up opposed to within the swift-paced adventured.
By Norman Russell
Strolling back from a court docket visual appeal, Detective Inspector field reveals himself investigating the violent demise of Sir John Courteline, the good philanthropist. It seems like an act of non-public revenge, yet field quickly uncovers a common conspiracy. Pursuing the killer's path of signature deaths throughout London and Cornwall, Box's research eventually leads him to the awful barren region of jap Prussia, the place the scene is decided for an amazing ultimate war of words.
By Satyajit Ray
Nineteen gripping stories of suspense and mystery
For readers who loved the adventures of Feluda in quantity 1, this moment omnibus quantity holds extra delights. observed through his cousin Topshe and the bumbling crime author Lalmohan Ganguly (Jatayu), Feluda travels from Puri to Kedarnath, from Kathmandu to London in his pursuit of culprits; he tracks down Napoleon’s final letter, a forgotten portray via Tintoretto and a stolen manuscript.
By Ross MacDonald
Employed via Carl Hallman, the desperate-eyed junkie scion of an obscenely filthy rich political dynasty, detective Lew Archer investigates the suspicious deaths of his mom and dad, Senator Hallman and his spouse Alicia. Arriving within the sleepy city of Purissima, Archer discovers that orange groves can be the place the Hallmans made their mint, yet they’ve has been making an investment seriously in political intimidation and police brutality to shore up their rancid wealth. even if, after years of dastardly double-crossing and occasional down dirty-dealing, the kinfolk appear to be at the receiving finish of a karmic death-blow. With lifeless already and one other consigned to the nuthouse, Archer races to crack the key ahead of one other Hallman lands at the slab.Murder, insanity and greed grace The Doomsters, the place a tony façade mask the rot and corruption inside.