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Among the towering red cliffs of Petra, like some monstrous swollen Buddha, sat the corpse of Mrs. Boynton. A tiny puncture mark on her wrist was the only sign of the fatal injection that had killed her. With only 24 hours available to solve the mystery, Hercule Poirot recalled a chance remark he'd overheard back in Jerusalem: "You see, don't you, that she's got to be killed?" Mrs. Boynton was, indeed, the most detestable woman he'd ever met.
Florida native and fishing guide Hannah Smith uses uncommon resourcefulness, a keen sense of justice, and unorthodox methods to track down a missing girl, a case that puts Hannah on the wrong side of violent adversaries.
House-sitting her aunt's lake cottage in the Berkshires while mending a broken heart, Manhattanite Natalie bonds with a smitten shopkeeper who is caring for an aging parent and a reluctant stay-at-home mom with whom she commiserates over romantic complications.
In 1879, Omaha librarian Lise Dupree struggles to keep her part-Sioux heritage hidden as she reluctantly agrees to help research legal questions for a band of Ponca Indians led by Standing Bear. What begins as a quest for justice becomes a search for identity as she encounters ambitious district attorney Zach Spencer in a battle that will force them both to change the roles they have created for themselves.
A Georgia Bureau of Investigation search into a shocking crime from 1975 poses unprecedented personal and professional challenges for top agent Will Trent, who encounters threats against his life and everything he thought he understood about his past.
A series of anonymous threats intended for others puts Daniel Brasher, and everyone he loves, in the path of a relentless killer. Now, with the clock ticking, Daniel, with no clue what he is supposed to have done or to what action he must confess, must somehow appease, or outwit, a seemingly unstoppable killer.
Another nightmare, in the woods this time. Different: she was running. Trying to escape. But the same ending: another dead girl... Jessie, psychic investigator for a firm called Haven, has been estranged from her sister Emma for years. Now Emma is having nightmares, and the sisters discover there are secrets buried in Baron Hollow-- an evil that has been festering for years, one that's targeting Jessie and Emma one last time...
Their family farms devastated by a Minnesota drought in 1987, a father searches for answers after his son commits a heinous murder, while a pastor's wife returns to the town for mysterious reasons of her own.
Amish widow Sarah Wyse does not see wedding bells in her future. Still, she can't think of a better way to spend the Christmas season than helping her handsome, shy neighbor Levi Beachy find a wife. But once the single ladies of Hope Springs start visiting his buggy shop, Levi sends the town's eligible men Sarah's way. Neither expects to find love -- but with help from the close-knit community, they just might mend each other's broken heart.
1980s California FBI agent Vince Leone taps into the powers of science-based forensic techniques to unveil dark secrets and stop a killer who is terrorizing the citizens of Oak Knoll.
Lilian Campbell and her best friend and lover, Ada Strauss, are woken early by the sound of sirens: the local nursing home, Nillewaug Village, is ablaze. The police and fire chiefs find evidence to suggest the fire was accidental, but Detective Mattie Perez can?t help but wonder why the smoke alarms didn?t work. Soon, it?s looking less like accident and more like arson . . . and Lil and Ada are swept up into an investigation that grows increasingly more complex, and frightening, by the hour.
When mild-mannered Reverend Stephen Babbington chokes on his cocktail at a dinner party thrown by Sir Charles Cartwright, it is thought by nearly all thirteen guests, including Belgian detective extraordinaire, Hercule Poirot, to be an accidental death. Shortly afterwards, a second death in suspiciously similar circumstances puts both Poirot and a team of sleuths on the trail of a murderer.
Hearing rumors of the construction of a formidable Japanese battleship capable of adversely shifting power in World War II, Lieutenant Commander Gar Hammond is charged with leading a first American submarine into the Inland Sea in the hopes of finding and stopping the seemingly invincible ship.
Burdened with the dark, dangerous, and seemingly impossible task of locating and destroying Voldermort's remaining Horcruxes, Harry, feeling alone and uncertain about his future, struggles to find the inner strength he needs to follow the path set out before him.
Three single girls share a London flat. The first works as a secretary; the second is an artist; the third, who comes to Poirot for help, disappears believing she is a murderer. There are rumors of revolvers, flick-knives, and blood stains. But, without hard evidence, it will take all Poirot's tenacity to establish whether the third girl is guilty, innocent or insane.
Just as a woman who was convicted of killing her daughter, Amity, twenty years prior is about to be set free after her son recants his testimony, reporter Nikki Gillette, a childhood friend of Amity, seeks the real truth.
When journalist Ann Mah's diplomat husband is given a three-year assignment in Paris, Mah is overjoyed and begins plotting gastronomic adventures deux. Then her husband is called away to Iraq on a year-long post--alone. So, not unlike another diplomatic wife, Julia Child, Mah reinvents her dream of living in France, one dish at a time. And somewhere between Paris and the south of France, she uncovers a few of life's truths.
It had all started at Rosemary's birthday party. Six guests saw her take a glass of champagne--and die. At first they said suicide. Then they began to remember things: her passionate letter to a mysterious lover, handsome Anthony Browne's threats, and the penniless sister who stood to inherit Rosemary's fortune. Then somebody remembered one thing too many, so the killer struck again!
"You can sense him Some refer to it as the Colony. To others, it's a cult. But few locals in the Oregon coastal hamlet of Deception Bay have ever been invited to the inner sanctum of Siren Song. Even the sisters who live there, far from strangers who might recoil at their unnerving psychic abilities, don't know all the terrors buried within its walls-- You fear him Eight months into a surrogate pregnancy for her sister, Kristina, Detective Savannah Dunbar just wants to wrap up paperwork before taking medical leave. But her department's investigation into a brutal double homicide has suddenly become much more complex - and personal. And now there are disturbing rumors about the Colony, its matriarch, and a long history of bitter secrets... But you can never stop him Death has come to Siren Song before. But this time there will be no refuge and no remorse. For everything born in wickedness must die that way - and a killer will not rest until he has claimed them all"--Author's Internet site.
"Thom and Jennifer Harlow are the perfect couple, with three perfect children. They maybe two of the biggest mega movie stars in the world, but they're also great parents, philanthropists and just all-around good people. When they disappear without a word from their ranch, facts are hard to find. They live behind such a high wall of security and image control that even world-renowned Private Investigator Jack Morgan can't get to the truth. But as Jack keeps probing, secrets sprout thick and fast--and the world's golden couple may emerge as hiding behind a world of desperation and deception that the wildest reality show couldn't begin to unveil. Murder is only the opening scene"-- Provided by publisher.
When Mrs. Packington's husband begins to keep company with a young office girl, she turns to Parker Pyne, master of the human soul, for help, in the first of several cases that take him from the ancient city of Baghdad to the tombs of the Pharaohs.
Top detective Rick Marquez had never met a case he couldn't solve -- or a woman he couldn't charm. In the midst of one of the toughest cases he's ever worked on, he's confronted by the one woman who just might be able to rein in this smooth-talking Romeo.
When her husband drops her for a younger woman, Molly Redwine of Atlanta--mother of two adult children and a woman accustomed to comfort--thinks it is the end of the world. But as she recuperates in Martha's Vineyard, Molly discovers other reasons for living--lots of people need her--and gradually she regains confidence and happiness.
When an elderly priest is murdered, the killer searches the victim so roughly that his already ragged cassock is torn in the process. What was the killer looking for? And what had a dying woman confided to the priest on her deathbed only hours earlier? Mark Easterbrook and his sidekick Ginger Corrigan are determined to find out. Maybe the three women who run The Pale Horse public house, and who are rumored to practice the 'Dark Arts,' can provide some answers?