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Death, Snow And Mistletoe

Death, Snow and Mistletoe by Valerie S. Malmont
Murder in the holiday spirit
It was Christmas in Lickin Creek, and all through the town something was stirring..The borough council was quarreling about the color of the Christmas lights. A social worker wouldn’t let a living baby be part of the town’s living crèche. And some ladies were stretching the limits of their leotards in a pageant called the Nutcracker. All in all, former New Yorker Tori Miracle was basking in the quaint glow of her adopted Pennsylvania town, when suddenly the season went sour. A boy was missing. A thirty-year-old mystery resurfaced. And now two people have been murdered. With her boyfriend—the town police chief—out of town, Tori must help his befuddled replacement. And what she finds out, or should be finding out, is making Tori the next target—of someone only in the mood for murder….

Death Trance

‘One of the most original and frightening storytellers of our time’ PETER JAMES.

As president of one of Tennessee’s largest companies, Randolph Clare is outraged when arsonists destroy one of his Memphis plants. But then his wife and children are savagely murdered and all thoughts of vengeance are drowned in his grief.

Desperate to see his loved ones again, he enlists the aid of an Indonesian priest who introduces Randolph to the death trance. By visiting the realm of the dead and the demons who lay in wait there, Randolph risks not only his own life, but the souls of his family.

And the demons will come…

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Death on the Nile

Agatha Christie’s most exotic murder mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.
The tranquillity of a cruise along the Nile is shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway has been shot through the head. She was young, stylish and beautiful, a girl who had everything – until she lost her life.
Hercule Poirot recalls an earlier outburst by a fellow passenger: ‘I’d like to put my dear little pistol against her head and just press the trigger.’ Yet in this exotic setting’ nothing is ever quite what it seems…
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Death on the Diagonal

“Belle’s P.I. hubby Rosco is investigating the fire of the insurance company. The blaze is being blamed on the barn manager, a hard drinker who was sober enough to rescue the horses before falling debris – or something else – knocked him into a coma. And as Rosco searches for a needle in a haystack of clues, Belle is guessing that someone in the quarrelsome Collin’s clan already knows the answers.”–BOOK JACKET.

Death Match

The latest, greatest, high-tech thrill ride for Tom Clancy’s legion of young fans. The amateurs are beating the pros in this year’s spatball playoffs-and some big bettors plan to lose a fortune. When they threaten a star player, the Net Force Explorers are called in to protect America’s newest pastime.

Death Masks

Now in hardcover for the first time? book five in the New York Times bestselling Dresden Files series! Harry Dresden, Chicago’s only practicing professional wizard, should be happy that business is pretty good for a change. But he also knows that whenever things are going good, the only way left for them to go is bad. Way bad. Recent examples: A duel with the lethal champion of the Red Court, who must kill Harry to end the war between vampires and wizards?Hit men using Harry for target practice?The missing Shroud of Turin’and the possible involvement of Chicago’s most feared mob boss?A handless and headless corpse the Chicago police need identified? Not to mention the return of Harry’s ex-girlfriend Susan, who’s still struggling with her semi-vampiric nature’and who seems to have a new man in her life. Some days, it just doesn’t pay to get out of bed. No matter how much you’re charging.

Death Mask

‘One of the most original and frightening storytellers of our time’ PETER JAMES.

How do you stop a murderer who can’t be seen?

He appeared as if from nowhere, brutally slashed a man and a young woman in an office elevator, then vanished again without a trace. The woman survived and gave the police a detailed description of the killer’s bizarre face, yet the police can find no sign of him anywhere. It’s as if he never existed. But now he’s killed again. And again. One woman holds the key to his terrifying secret… but how do you stop a murderer who isn’t there?

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Death in the Clouds

Een vrouw is gedood door een giftige pijl in de bijgevoegde grenzen van een commerciële passeneger vliegtuig … Van zetel No.9, werd Hercule Poirot ideaal geplaatst om zijn collega luchtreizigers te observeren. Over aan zijn rechterhand zat een mooie jonge vrouw, duidelijk verliefd op de man tegenovergestelde; vooruit, in de stoel No.13, zat een gravin met een slecht verborgen cocaïne gewoonte; over de loopplank in de stoel No.8, werd een detective schrijver wordt geplaagd door een agressieve wesp. Wat Poirot heeft nog niet beseffen is dat achter hem, in de stoel No.2, zat de onderuitgezakt, levenloze lichaam van een vrouw.
**Recensie(s)**

It will be a very acute reader who does not receive a complete surprise at the end. Times Literary Supplement
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Death in Ecstasy

Death in Ecstasy (Roderick Alleyn Series #4) by Ngaio Marsh
**The Ritual Wine Taste of Evil**
When lovely Cara Quayne dropped dead to the floor after drinking the ritual wine at the House of the Sacred Flame, she was having a religious experience of a sort unsuspected by the other initiates. Discovering how the fatal prussic acid got into the bizarre group’s wine is but one of the perplexing riddles that confronts Scotland Yard’s Inspector Rocerick Alleyn when he’s called to discover who sent this wealthy cult member to her untimely death.

Death in a white tie

A body in the back of a taxi begins an elegantly constructed mystery, perhaps the finest of Marsh’s 1930s novels. The season had begun. Debutantes and chaperones were planning their luncheons, teas, dinners, balls. And the blackmailer was planning his strategies, stalking his next victim. But Chief Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn knew that something was up. He had already planted his friend Lord Robert Gospell at the scene. But someone else got there first…
**Recensie(s)**

The brilliant Ngaio Marsh ranks with Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers’Times Literary Supplement Ngaio Marsh’s Death in a White Tie is the best detective story I have ever read…’Dashiell Hammett [This book has] a distinction that puts the author in the front rank of crime story writers’Times Literary Supplement A brilliant, vivacious teller of detective novels.’News Chronicle The finest writer in the English language of the pure, classical puzzle whodunnit. Among the crime queens, Ngaio Marsh stands out as an Empress.’The Sun
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Death Dream

In a USAF lab in Ohio, combat veteran and test pilot Jerry Adair experiences for the first time flight simulation enhanced by Virtual Reality. He dies. At school in Orlando, Florida, twelve-year-old Angela, gliding through the VR underwater wonderland, finds the mermaid princess watching over her father. He is dead. Jace Lowrey is the brilliant one. Dan Santorini, the quiet, regular guy. As a team they are unbeatable. Their ideas work. Up into beyond-the-state-of-the-art reality. Ideas that a corporation – or a government agency – would kill for. Realities that can overwhelm…’The science fiction author who will have the greatest effect on the world.’ Ray Bradbury

Death Comes as the End

Agatha Christie’s acclaimed novel of anger, jealousy, betrayal and murder in Ancient Egypt, is now available as unabridged audio.
It is Egypt, 2000 BC, where death gives meaning to life. At the foot of a cliff lies the broken, twisted body of Nofret, concubine to a Ka-priest. Young, beautiful and venomous, most agree that she deserved to die like a snake.
Yet Renisenb, the priest’s daughter, believes that the woman’s death was not fate, but murder. Increasingly, she becomes convinced that the source of evil lurks within her own father’s household.
As the wife of an eminent archaeologist, Agatha Christie took part in several expeditions to the Middle East. Drawing upon this experience and exhaustive research, she wrote this serial killer mystery laid in Egypt 4000 years ago.
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Death at the Dolphin

The restoration of a bombed-out London theatre ends in violent death – and one of Marsh’s most vivid and dramatic novels When the bombed-out Dolphin Theatre is given to Peregrine Jay by a mysterious wealthy patron, he is overjoyed. And when the mysterious oil millionaire also gives him a glove that belonged to Shakespeare, Peregrine displays it in the dockside theatre and writes a successful play about it. But then a murder takes place, a boy is attacked, the glove is stolen. Could it be that oil and water don’t mix? Inspector Roderick Alleyn is determined to find out…
**Recensie(s)**

A really marvellous Marsh.’ PUNCH A first-rate book – an enticing opening, a fine whodunnit plot and exceptional richness in characterisation, background and humour. Don’t miss it on any account.’ SUNDAY TIMES Shows Ngaio at the top of her form, combining a strong plot with well-developed characters and a variety of unexpected detail.’ MARGARET LEWIS The finest writer in the English language of the pure, classical puzzle whodunit. Among the crime queens, Ngaio Marsh stands out as an Empress.’ THE SUN
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Death at the Bar

Death at the Bar (Roderick Alleyn Series #9) by Ngaio Marsh
A local pub serves up a curious brew-of murder…
Settling in for a cozy night of brandy and darts at the pub, an inebriated lawyer suffers a seemingly harmless dart puncture. But within moments of his injury, the unlucky barrister loses more than a simple game of darts-he loses his life. Called in to investigate this alleged accident, Inspector Roderick Alleyn wonders about the rules of this friendly bar game-and probes into a pub full of motives for murder…

Death and the Dancing Footman

When murder crashes the snowbound house party of a mischievous millionaire, the brilliant Inspector Roderick Alleyn probes the guests for clues to the cold-blooded killer’s identity. Reprint.
**Recensie(s)**

The brilliant Ngaio Marsh ranks with Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers’Times Literary Supplement On the plane of art.’Tatler Nobody in her racket begins to touch her for writing grace and few possess her skill at creating potential corpses and suspects, building a puzzle and other essentials of grand and lofty detection. There hasn’t been anyone like her since the palmiest days of Dorothy L. Sayers.’New York Herald Tribune She is astoundingly good.’Daily Express The finest writer in the English languange of the pure, classical puzzle whodunnit. Among the crime queens, Ngaio Marsh stands out as an Empress.’The Sun
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Dearly Devoted Dexter

SUMMARY: In this acclaimed follow-up to the bestselling novel Darkly Dreaming Dexter, we pick up with Dexter Morgan when he’s under considerable pressure. It’s not easy being an ethical serial killer—but he’s doing his best to keep up the disguise, spending time with his girlfriend and her kids, slowly becoming the world’s first serial killer couch potato. Then a particularly nasty psychopath starts cutting a trail through Miami and killer whose twisted techniques leave even Dexter speechless. When his sister Deborah, a tough-as-nails cop, is drawn into the case, it becomes clear that Dexter will have to do something about it. Unless, of course, the killer finds him first . . .