The Floating Admiral: A Mystery by the Detection Club

By Edgar Jepson, Clemence Dane, Canon Victor L. Whitechurch

A rowboat with a corpse. An admiral of the royal military, retired, completely. a listing of suspects that features a vicar, a retired civil servant, an heiress and her fiancée, a protracted misplaced nephew, a French maid, and an outdated sailor. Clues abound, proof that's lacking, an inspector attempting to make feel of all of it. A collaborative attempt of a few of the simplest recognized secret writers of all occasions brings to you a delightfully complicated, completely British “who performed it.” The Detection membership used to be shaped within the 1930’s via a veritable who’s who of puzzle writers. The club integrated priests, the Aristocracy, essayists, philosophers, Oxford knowledgeable translators of the classics, ex-railway engineers and retired army officials. as well as the occasional dinner, they collaborated on a few joint initiatives, radio scripts, performs, and a number of other novels, of which The Floating Admiral is one. Authors of The Detection membership contain: G. ok. Chesterton, Canon Victor L. Whitechurch, G. D. H. and M. Cole, Henry Wade, Agatha Christie, John Rhode, Milward Kennedy, Dorothy L. Sayers, Ronald A. Knox, Freeman Wills Crofts, Edgar Jepson, Clemence Dane, Anthony Berkeley

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The Silver Mistress (Modesty Blaise, Book 7)

By Peter O'Donnell

This 7th novel within the Modesty Blaise sequence won't fail to delight any of Modesty's innumerable fanatics. Modesty and her associate, Willie Garvin, are scorching at the path of a captured British Intelligence agent, but if they confront the agent's weird and wonderful captors-a felony rich person, a genteel woman murderer, inscrutable chinese language killers, and the invincibe Mr. Sexton, the world's most desirable combatant-even Modesty starts off to doubt that she will achieve this operation. Her activity is additional complex while Willie's female friend and a tender pilot are also taken hostage. Their state of affairs turns out hopeless until eventually the Silver Mistress seems, bringing this exciting saga to an stunning climax.

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Death on the Nile: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth omit Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and confusing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks…sending Hercule Poirot on a trip to Egypt in a single of Agatha Christie’s most famed mysteries, Death at the Nile.

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Encyclopedia Brown Tracks Them Down

By Donald J. Sobol

As Idaville’s ten-year-old megastar detective, Encyclopedia has an uncanny knack for trivialities. together with his unconventional wisdom, he solves mysteries for the local young children via his personal detective business enterprise. yet his dad additionally occurs to be the executive of the Idaville police division, and each evening round the dinner desk, Encyclopedia is helping him resolve the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries in every one ebook, not just does Encyclopedia have an opportunity to resolve them, yet readers are given all of the clues to boot and will chime in with their very own ideas. Interactive and fun—it’s vintage Encyclopedia Brown!

“I enjoyed Encyclopedia Brown as a kid.”—Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of The short Wondrous lifetime of Oscar Wao
 

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Something's Cooking: An Angie Amalfi Mystery (Angie Amalfi Mysteries)

By Joanne Pence

The warmth is on

Life's a ceremonial dinner for Angelina Amalfi—a connoisseur chef and meals author with sufficient sass and spunk for 2. yet issues begin to cross rather undesirable relatively quickly whilst the guy who is been contributing strange recipes to her column is came across useless and Angie abruptly reveals herself being stalked via a killer whose urge for food was once purely whetted by means of the 1st lethal path. at the plus facet, Paavo Smith, the murder cop assigned to the case, is one delectable dish. but if extra humans begin to fall throughout her like ruined soufflés, ever-resourceful Angie realizes she'll need to prepare dinner up a survival scheme speedy prior to her own goose will get cooked. this example might be too scorching to deal with and the stakes are excessive, for she's approximately to tackle lethal palms smugglers and deadly nutrition lovers. but when an individual can maintain her cool, Angie can.

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Agony of the Leaves (A Tea Shop Mystery)

By Laura Childs

In the most recent novel from the New York Times bestselling writer of Scones & Bones, Indigo Tea store proprietor Theodosia Browning reveals herself in sizzling water while a physique surfaces on the grand starting of Charleston’s Neptune Aquarium…

The beginning of the aquarium is an enormous Charleston occasion, and Theodosia has been employed to cater the personal celebration to honor dignitaries and big-buck donors. issues are going swimmingly—until Theodosia discovers a physique entangled in a internet, drowned in a single of the aquarium’s cutting-edge tanks.

To make issues worse, the sufferer is Theodosia’s former boyfriend, Parker Scully. The EMTs imagine Parker’s drowning used to be an twist of fate, but if Theodosia notices what appear like protection wounds on his arms, she realizes that somebody sought after Parker useless. The police aren’t a fan of her thought, so if she wishes Parker’s killer delivered to justice, Theodosia should leap into the deep finish and begin her personal research…

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Taken at the Flood (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth leave out Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her whole oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and confusing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. In her vintage puzzler Taken on the Flood, the indefatigable Poiroit investigates the troubling case of a twice-widowed woman.

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