By Lionel Davidson
Casper Laing, the younger, fiery and remarkable Professor of Semitic Languages, is requested to decipher an historic parchment present in Israel. Piecing jointly its mysterious fragments, his translation quickly unearths instructions to a shrouded place. Believed to be the key hiding position of the real Menorah, an historical and invaluable Jewish candelabrum, the Jordanians and Israelis commence a frantic race to say the prize. Surrounded through violent and treacherous competitors, Casper is enjoined on a dangerous event deep into the burning Negev barren region. some distance to Shiloh (1966), Lionel Davidson's 3rd novel, was once a publication Society selection and received the Crime Writers' organization Gold Dagger Award in addition to the Crime Critics' Award for top mystery of the yr. released within the united states because the Menorah males, it was once a no. 1 bestseller on each side of the Atlantic. It additional cemented his recognition as one of many pre-eminent style writers of his new release, and used to be defined by means of the mum or dad as 'first-rate' and by means of the recent York occasions as 'a supple savour which studying, wit and elegance are fantastically integrated.'
By Jane Toombs
In Jane Toombs' Mountain Moonlight, released by means of Books we like, Vala, now a divorcee, and her younger son, Davis, arrive in Phoenix, Arizona, meaning to hike into Superstition Mountain to stick with an outdated map her son was once given through an aged Apache earlier than he died. Davis believes it's a treasure map. confident by way of a camping out clothing store that they wish a advisor, Vala assessments the record at the store's bulletin board, and unearths one identify crossed out. Perversely she reads it besides. . Bram Hunter! although she left Phoenix along with her relations whilst she was once 16, she's by no means forgotten him.
Which drives her to name the quantity listed.
Bram's making plans to go away for a Caribbean holiday in a number of days, yet he recollects Vala. He has no goal of guiding someone wherever right away, yet recollects one evening in the past, and concurs to satisfy her.
" Mountain Moonlight…is a leisurely-paced, heart-warming tale with interesting mythological overtones." Teresa Roebuck
By Paul Levine
Number 1 BESTSELLING felony THRILLER
An net stalker became serial killer...
Jake Lassiter follows clues from Miami to London...
And will get framed for homicide himself.
By Sue Grafton
Lifeless males replaced the process my existence that fall. one in all them I knew and the opposite I’d by no means laid eyes on till I observed him within the morgue.
The first was once an area PI of suspect popularity. He’d been gunned down close to the seashore at Santa Teresa. It appeared like a theft long gone undesirable. the opposite was once at the seashore six weeks later. He’d been dozing tough. most likely homeless. No identity. A slip of paper with Millhone’s identify and quantity was once in his pants pocket. The coroner requested her to return to the morgue to determine if she may well identity him.
Two likely unrelated deaths, one a homicide, the opposite it seems that of traditional causes.
But as Kinsey digs deeper into the secret of the loo Doe, a few very unusual linkages start to emerge. And sooner than lengthy a minimum of one element is solved as Kinsey actually unearths the foremost to his identification. “And similar to that,” she says, “the lid to Pandora’s field flew open. it'll take me one other day sooner than I understood what percentage imps were freed, yet for the instant, i used to be inordinately proud of myself.”
In this multilayered story, the surfaces appear transparent, however the underpinnings are choked with betrayals, misunderstandings, and outright murderous fraud. And Kinsey, via no fault of her personal, is punctiliously compromised.
W is for . . . wanderer . . . valueless . . . wronged . . .
W is for wasted.
By Yrsa Sigurdardóttir
UPLOADER word: Retail caliber united kingdom edition
When all touch is misplaced with Icelanders operating in a harsh and in moderation populated region at the northeast coast of Greenland, Thora is employed to enquire. Is there any reference to the lady who vanished from the location a few months previous? Why are the locals so adverse? and will one of many group staying on the website with Thora be accountable for the disappearances?
Already a world bestseller, this fourth booklet to add Thora Gudmundsdottir ('a delight' - father or mother) is chilling, unsettling and compulsively readable.
By Kimberley Woodhouse, Kayla Woodhouse
Jenna and Andi Tikaani-Gray are hoping for a clean begin. notwithstanding twelve year-old Andi has lengthy struggled with an extraordinary clinical affliction, she and her mom have eventually bought excellent news from out-of-town experts. It's information they desperately wanted, particularly after the hot dying of Jenna's husband (Andi's dad) in a automobile accident.
But as they're flying domestic to Alaska, able to commence back, the unthinkable occurs. The pilot sabotages their small aircraft and crashes into Sultana, probably the most distant and hazardous mountains within the Land of the nighttime solar. Even worse, a iciness typhoon is headed their manner besides an individual who doesn't are looking to store them, yet to kill them.
Only one guy can retain them alive: Cole Maddox, the mysterious last-minute passenger who joined them on their flight. yet belief doesn't come effortless to Jenna or AndiÑand they either experience Cole is hiding something.
A relentless story of survival and suspense unfolds, concerning army know-how designed through Jenna's overdue husband that a few may do whatever to own.
By Ridley Pearson
Number 1 manhattan occasions bestselling writer Ridley Pearson starts an electrifying new mystery series.
After a chinese language nationwide operating for an American-owned development corporation is abducted in Shanghai, Rutherford Risk—a hostage rescue firm—is known as in. yet in China, deepest research is unlawful, and working inside its borders can be difficult.
For the activity, the corporate recruits outsiders: Grace Chu, a polished forensic specialist, to stick to the money—and John Knox, a troublesome charger who's skilled in either wrestle and the road tradition of Shanghai. yet following the cash ends up in extra complicated and unsafe outcomes than both expected. who's in the back of the abduction? What are their precise causes? And extra very important, can Knox and beauty shop the hostages earlier than the closing date?
By Lynn Austin
Gods and Kings is the tale of King Hezekiah, inheritor to the throne of King David. whilst his evil father plots to sacrifice him, Hezekiah's mom, Abijah, searches frantically for how to avoid wasting him. yet simply males may also help her, and neither of them turns out reliable. In a time and position engulfed through violence, treachery, and infidelity to Yahweh, Abijah and her son needs to become aware of the only precise resource of energy in the event that they are to avoid wasting themselves and their kingdom. e-book 1 of Chronicles of the Kings.
By Jonathan Kellerman
Troy Turner and Rand Duchay have been slightly young ones after they murdered a more youthful baby. whereas Troy died violently in the back of bars, the hulking, slow-witted Rand controlled to outlive his stretch. Now, at age twenty-one, he's emerged a haunted, rootless guy with a urgent want: to talk-once again-with psychologist Alex Delaware. but if Rand's existence involves a brutal finish, his phrases die with him.
LAPD murder detective Milo Sturgis suspects that both karma or revenge stuck up with Rand, yet Delaware's suspicions run darker. As Delaware and Sturgis retrace their steps via a grisly homicide case that devastated a neighborhood, they notice insanity, suicide, or even uglier truths ready to be unearthed. And the closer they arrive to figuring out an unspeakable crime, the extra harrowingly shut they get to unmasking a monster hiding in undeniable sight.
By John Grisham
Until eventually that September of 1952, Luke Chandler had by no means saved a mystery or informed a unmarried lie. yet within the lengthy, scorching summer season of his 7th 12 months, teams of migrant staff — and very harmful males — got here in the course of the Arkansas Delta to paintings the Chandler cotton farm. And without warning mysteries are flooding Luke’s world.
A brutal homicide leaves town seething in gossip and suspicion. a gorgeous younger lady ignites forbidden passions. A fatherless child is born ... and anyone has all started furtively portray the naked clapboards of the Chandler farmhouse, slowly, painstakingly, bathing the run-down constitution in sparkling white. And as younger Luke watches the realm round him, he unravels secrets and techniques which can shatter lives — and alter his kinfolk and his city forever....