A Highland Christmas (Hamish Macbeth) by M. C. Beaton

By M. C. Beaton

Unique ebook: 1999

Christmas is an historic Roman pageant, to not be celebrated by way of respectable folks within the Scottish Highlands. Police Constable Hamish Macbeth has consistently enjoyed the festivities, yet this 12 months his family members is traveling in sunny Florida. he's caught with the lengthy, lonely Christmas shift in freezing Lochdubh. A cranky previous girl kicks off the vacations via reporting her cat lacking. Then the Christmas lighting fixtures and tree in a close-by village disappear quickly after the neighborhood council voted to permit undefined. As Hamish unearths the way to deliver Christmas to the Highlands and make a bit girl's desires come precise, he unearths -- to his pride -- that he has the easiest Christmas ever.

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Vengeance in Death (In Death, Book 6) by J. D. Robb

By J. D. Robb

Retail ePub from OverDrive to replace/trump the shitty conversion at the web site missing a TOC and who is familiar with what else

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He is a professional with the newest technology...a madman with the brain of a genius and the guts of a killer. He quietly stalks his prey. Then he haunts the police with cryptic riddles concerning the crimes he's approximately to commit—always solved moments too past due to save lots of his victims' lives.Police lieutenant Eve Dallas stumbled on the 1st sufferer butchered in his own residence. the second one misplaced his lifestyles in a vacant luxurious condo. the 2 males had little in universal. either suffered unspeakable torture prior to their deaths. And either had ties to an unsightly mystery of ten years past—a mystery shared by way of none except Eve's new husband, Roarke.

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The Death of an Irish Tradition (Peter McGarr Mysteries) by Bartholomew Gill

By Bartholomew Gill

The Dublin Horse convey is without doubt one of the city's proudest traditions -- a grand establishment tarnished this 12 months through the homicide of aged Margaret Caughey. leader Inspector Peter McGarr is wondered via the unusual dying of a doubtless risk free outdated lady whose condo includes now not a hint of her prior lifestyles -- and by way of the heinous crime's obvious hyperlinks to the impending equestrian occasion. approximately everybody linked to the unlucky sufferer has connections to the pony exhibit to boot, from dowdy Margaret's racetrack gadfly brother, to her unusually based daughter who is scheduled to compete . . . to an ex-IRA agreement killer. And with race day speedily impending, McGarr is aware he needs to paintings speedy to untangle this knotted skein of lethal secrets and techniques. For if he falters, the tireless detective fears that extra blood could be spilt -- even perhaps his personal -- earlier than the riders go away the gate.

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Death Comes for the Fat Man (Dalziel and Pascoe Mysteries) by Reginald Hill

By Reginald Hill

Now not for a moment did Pascoe admit the potential for demise. Dalziel was once indestructible. Dalziel is, and was once, and endlessly will be, international forever, amen . . . leader constables may perhaps come and leader constables may possibly move, yet fats Andy went on ceaselessly. Barreling his manner into an research of attainable terrorist actions, Superintendent Andy Dalziel is stuck within the blast of a tremendous explosion at a video shop—and in simple terms "Fat Andy's" substantial bulk prevents his colleague, leader Inspector Peter Pascoe, from agony an analogous destiny. Now Dalziel lies on a medical institution mattress slightly clinging to lifestyles, whereas Pascoe continues to be made up our minds to discover these accountable. however the fact isn't constantly cut-and-dried, and infrequently people who are sworn to terror's destruction are much more risky than the foe they need to annihilate.

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Ceremony in Death (In Death, Book 5) by J. D. Robb

By J. D. Robb

Retail ePub from OverDrive to replace/trump the shitty conversion at the web site missing a TOC and who is aware what else

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A mystery research into the dying of a fellow police officer has Eve Dallas treading on harmful flooring. each step she takes brings her towards a war of words with humanity's such a lot seductive kind of evil.

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One Grave Too Many by Beverly Connor

By Beverly Connor

With spot-on information, a sensible new voice, and creative plot twists, Beverly Connor has been in comparison to the most popular crime writers at the scene. Now, she ratchets up the suspense with a new sequence that includes considered one of cutting-edge so much crafty and intricate sleuths: forensic anthropologist Diane Fallon. Her new activity as director of the RiverTrail Museum of normal historical past in Georgia takes Diane out of the game-until a former love and a murdered family members deliver her again in.

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Death of a Glutton (Hamish Macbeth Mysteries) by M. C. Beaton

By M. C. Beaton

From the writer of the Agatha Raisin tv series...
DEATH OF A grasping lady: A Hamish Macbeth Mystery
There's no longer a cloud in Constable Hamish Macbeth's sky, simply lots of hot sunshine and never fairly adequate of lovely Priscilla Halburton-Smythe. yet as 8 hopeful contributors of the Checkmate Singles membership converge on Tommel fort resort for per week of great matchmaking, the clouds roll in. The 4 undefined, conscientiously matched by way of relationship director Maria worthy, instantly dislike one another. the arriving of Maria's gross, grasping accomplice, Peta, kills the final vestige of romance. And as love is going out the window, homicide is available in the door. Peta quickly slurps up her final meal, and Hamish is left with a baffling puzzle: Who shared the fateful trip that left Peta useless with a huge purple apple in her mouth? without doubt no longer of these singles...

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Vertical Coffin by Stephen J. Cannell

By Stephen J. Cannell

A nightmarish sequence of occasions sweeps LAPD's Sergeant Shane Scully and his spouse (and boss), Alexa, into the vortex of a massive, jurisdictional firestorm. First, a sheriff's deputy, a pal of Shane's, is gunned down whereas serving a regimen seek warrant. His fellow deputies blame the incident at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, whom they angrily accuse of getting didn't warn them that the suspect had an incredible arsenal of unlawful guns in his condominium. quickly thereafter, a member of the ATF state of affairs reaction group is shot to dying, via the sniper homicide of the Sheriff's targeted Enforcement Bureau. on the request of the Mayor, LAPD, as an uninvolved and independent employer, assigns Shane Scully to investigate.He is given an most unlikely time limit to discover an answer ahead of those elite and lethal SWAT groups kill one another off amid a storm of terrible exposure. Shane pursues his research in a course that neither his leader nor his spouse consents with, and succeeds in placing himself, his family, and his occupation in bad jeopardy prior to he eventually discovers the surprising and lethal fact.

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