The Cana Diversion by William Campbell Gault

By William Campbell Gault

While tangling with radicals, Brock stumbles on a colleague’s corpse

Brock Callahan, ex-private investigator, remains to be no longer used to wealth and retirement. in reality he's suffering via a video game of golfing while the clubhouse calls with the curious information that his spouse is in prison, pulled in at an anti-nuclear protest. Callahan hires Joe Puma, deepest detective and onetime peer, to publish bail for the budding radical. a number of days later, Puma is useless, and Brock starts off to ask yourself the place the coed movement’s shadowy roots lie.

The agitators are looking to cease the proposed Mirage aspect reactor, which sits on the intersection of mob cash, corrupt utilities, and the violent rage of the novel fringe. And as Callahan is familiar with all too good, California doesn’t run on nuclear strength; the kingdom is powered through the dirtiest gasoline there is—old-fashioned, murderous greed.

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The Final Solution: A Story of Detection by Michael Chabon

By Michael Chabon

Retired to the English geographical region, an eighty-nine-year-old guy, rumored to be a once-famous detective, is extra occupied with his beekeeping than along with his fellow guy. Into his existence wanders Linus Steinman, 9 years previous and mute, who has escaped from Nazi Germany along with his sole better half: an African grey parrot.

What is the which means of the mysterious strings of German numbers the poultry spews out -- a top-secret SS code? The keys to a chain of Swiss financial institution money owed? Or do they carry a value either extra prosaic and much extra sinister?

Though the answer might be past even the achieve of the once-famous sleuth, the genuine tale of the boy and his parrot is subtly published in a wrenching answer.

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'Paddington' Pollaky, Private Detective: The Mysterious Life by Bryan Kesselman

By Bryan Kesselman

Who was once the Victorian super-sleuth ‘Paddington’ Pollaky? in truth, he was once a contradiction: a guy of poser who attempted to maintain out of the limelight, whereas from time to time he craved popularity and exposure. He used to be a busybody, a meddler, but somebody whose center used to be eventually within the correct position. Newspaper debts aspect his paintings as a personal detective in London, his organization with The Society for the safety of younger women, his foiling of these occupied with sex-trafficking, and of his monitoring down of kidnapped little ones. issues that stay correct within the twenty-first century. What was once his involvement within the American Civil conflict? Why did he position cryptic messages within the affliction column of the days? And why have been the newspapers so drawn to this Hungarian detective and adventurer whereas the police completely disapproved of him? during this first biography of this advanced personality, writer Bryan Kesselman solutions those questions, and examines even if it used to be Pollaky who supplied the muse for the literary greats Hercule Poirot and Sherlock Holmes.

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The Broken Shore (The Broken Shore, Book 1) by Peter Temple

By Peter Temple

Damaged through his final case, murder detective Joe Cashin has fled town and lower back to his homeland to run its one-man police station whereas his wounds heal and the nightmares fade. He lives a quiet existence together with his canines within the tumbledown smash his relatives domestic has turn into. It's a calm lifestyles - excellent for the rehabilitating guy. yet his restoration is rudely interrupted by way of a brutal assault on Charles Bourgoyne, a popular member of the area people. Suspicion falls on 3 younger males from the neighborhood Aboriginal group. yet Cashin's now not so definite and because the case unfolds amid simmering corruption and prejudice, he reveals himself preserving directly to whatever that it would be greater to allow move.

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The Whispering Gallery (Snow Hill, Book 2) by Mark Sanderson

By Mark Sanderson

A gripping and evocative secret set in 30s London, during which a tender journalist is going at the path of a serial killer
On a sweltering day in July 1937, reporter John Steadman is in London's St Paul's Cathedral expecting his female friend ... yet romance is brushed aside while he witnesses a guy falling to his loss of life from the Whispering Gallery, killing a clergyman within the approach. Did he leap or was once he pushed?

Two days later Johnny gets the 1st of a chain of grim programs on the workplaces of his newspaper, the day-by-day information. every one comprises the physique a part of a lady and an enigmatic notice, one in every of which says that he'll be the murderer's ultimate victim.

To capture a killer, Johnny needs to set himself up as bait - with police and a involved public depending on. yet he nonetheless has to discover the tragic fact in the back of the double-death within the cathedral...

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Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Tainted Canister by Thomas A. Turley

By Thomas A. Turley

A misplaced bankruptcy within the Holmes canon ultimately appears to be like, as Dr. Watson recounts the secret at the back of the tragic dying of his liked Mary Morstan. subscribe to him as he makes an attempt to convey a assassin to justice. alongside the way in which, readers will stumble upon outdated acquaintances and enemies from a number of of the opposite tales, resulting in a startling end that could baffle even Sherlock Holmes.

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Night Work by Steve Hamilton

By Steve Hamilton

Award-winning writer of the acclaimed Alex McKnight sequence Steve Hamilton grants his eagerly awaited, breakaway mystery with evening paintings.

Joe Trumbull isn't a guy who scares simply. As a juvenile probation officer in Kingston, big apple, he's part cop, part social employee to the main high-risk early life within the urban. And whilst he's no longer pounding the streets, attempting to continue his teenagers out of penitentiary, he's pounding a heavy bag within the fitness center to stick suit.

But this night Joe Trumbull is scared to death.

It's been years due to the fact that his fiancée, Laurel, used to be brutally murdered. years of grief and loneliness. in this sizzling summer season evening, he's ultimately going out on a blind date, his first date considering the fact that Laurel's loss of life. He's now not trying to find love, simply trying out the waters to determine if it's attainable to reside a standard existence back. the idea of it's turning his knees to jelly.

Marlene Frost is a gorgeous lady. She's hot and humorous, with a grin to check. After the 1st awkward mins, Joe eventually starts off to imagine this isn't this sort of undesirable concept in spite of everything. in reality, possibly this blind date will develop into the best issues that ever occurred to him.

He couldn't be extra incorrect. simply because one way or the other, for purposes Joe can slightly comprehend, this one night will mark the start of a brand new nightmare. A nightmare that may lead him to the faceless guy within the shadows, and to the main poor consciousness of all.…

For Joe Trumbull, the prior is rarely prior. And the worst is but to return.

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Wheels by Arthur Hailey

By Arthur Hailey

Grasp storyteller Arthur Hailey's number 1 long island instances bestseller is a turbocharged mystery approximately America's vehicle undefined, from the ground up Ford. Chrysler. basic vehicles. They have been the massive 3, accused through critics of greed, monopoly, and abusing the general public belief. within the shadows of those towering giants is American automobiles, blazing its personal route to greatness. Adam Trenton, the fiercely formidable govt in control of undertaking improvement, desires to take the corporate into the long run with the hot, state of the art vehicle he's constructing, yet his single-minded commitment has his overlooked spouse looking harmful thrills, making Adam prone to a transforming into net of deceit, blackmail, and arranged crime.From Detroit's internal urban to its prosperous suburbs, from the administrative suites and mystery layout studios to the meeting line jungle and the utmost safeguard checking out grounds, Wheels is a breakneck journey filled with human drama via considered one of America's most intricate and aggressive industries.

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