By Kerry Greenwood
Phryne Fisher wishes a relaxation. It’s summer time. She packs up her relatives and strikes to Queenscliff, a quiet watering position at the coast. the place she meets with smugglers, pirate treasure and a few very fascinating surrealists, together with a parrot known as Pussykins. what's the mysterious Madame Selavey hiding? the place are the Johnsons, who have been imagined to be within the vacation condo?
By Steve Demaree
An aged girl is located poisoned within the upstairs bed room of her domestic whose from door stands fifty two steps above the road in an old style whodunit that blends clues, crimson herrings, suspects, and humor.
By Melissa Bourbon
After a 12 months of exertions in her Texas homeland, Harlow Jane Cassidy’s desires are ultimately inside reachif she will be able to simply get all of it performed in time
Harlow’s designs may be featured in a huge journal unfold, yet she in basic terms has a number of days to finalize her assortment. Plus she’s busy aiding to plot her mother’s upcoming marriage ceremony, taking part in host to her previous pal Orphie, and fending off a aggressive Dallas fashion designer set on stealing Harlow’s rules. Harlow’s making all of it workuntil an individual breaks into Buttons & Bows and the rival dressmaker is located dead.
but if a close to pass over makes it transparent that Orphie may be the subsequent sufferer, Harlow must untangle the threads of facts if she desires to keep her good friend, her mother’s marriage ceremony, and her enterprise from changing into style street kill
By Marcia Muller
Sharon McCone has been requested through a former colleague to appear into the plans of a big company to reopen a gold mine close to the Nevada border which may heavily endanger the surroundings of the world. Following a path of surprising happenings, disappearances, and a bullet-ridden physique, McCone's path results in her to a Hong Kong industrialist . . . and a killer bent on large-scale destruction. Can McCone locate her means via this twisted panorama to discover the killer and forestall one other homicide?
By Leighann Dobbs
When Lexy Baker makes it to the finale of America’s so much prestigious bakery contest, Bakery Battles, she thinks her greatest dream has ultimately come true…
Until she stumbles around the useless physique of pass judgement on Amanda Scott-Saunders. What begins out as a nasty day for Lexy turns into even worse whilst the police become aware of the pass judgement on was once strangled with Lexy’s apron. Now Lexy’s sitting on the best of the suspect checklist with a rationale, potential and opportunity… yet no sturdy alibi.
Lexy quickly reveals herself in a race opposed to time to discover the true killer earlier than she finally ends up disqualified from the competition, or worse, in penitentiary. yet that’s no effortless activity. There’s a bakery pageant choked with suspects who all hated the sufferer and feature a $100,000 purpose for homicide. after which there’s the beautiful, clever police detective who has mysterious ties to Lexy’s boyfriend and thinks Lexy is the killer.
Luckily Lexy has a mystery weapon -- her iPad-toting grandmother. so long as Lexy can trap Nans clear of the slot machines, she and her gang of senior citizen novice detectives might help Lexy sift during the clues to discover the startling fact concerning the actual killer.
With a $100,000 grand prize at stake and the quest for the killer heating up -- will Lexy transparent her identify in time to snatch the prize… or will her dream become a nightmare?
This is booklet three within the Lexy Baker Bakery comfortable secret Series.
By Menzan Zuiho, Peter Haskel
By James Kingsland
Within the 5th century BCE, in northern India, Siddhartha, the wandering sage who turned the Buddha, built a software, rooted in meditation and mindfulness, for gaining knowledge of the brain and reaching lasting peace and contentment. Twenty-five centuries later, people have reworked every thing approximately our world—except our brains, which stay a similar robust but incorrect tools possessed by way of our ancestors. What if the answer we search to the mental difficulties of lifestyles within the electronic age—distraction, nervousness, dependancy, lack of deep meaning—had already been labored out by way of the Buddha in historical India? attractive to readers of japanese knowledge and Jon Kabat-Zinn, in addition to to lovers of bestsellers via Oliver Sacks and Malcolm Gladwell, acclaimed technology author and practising Buddhist James Kingsland unearths how scientists at the moment are unlocking the awesome secrets and techniques of Siddhartha’s brain.
Moving without difficulty among technology and scripture, Kingsland charts Siddhartha’s non secular trip and explains how new study through prime neuroscientists and medical psychologists—many of whom are interviewed in those pages—suggests that mindfulness perform reconfigures our brains to make us sharper, smarter, more fit, and happier, and that it may possibly support deal with tension, anxiousness, melancholy, continual discomfort, high blood pressure, and substance abuse. There have even been tricks that meditation can improve immune functionality, gradual mobile getting older, and maintain dementia at bay. that includes six guided meditations, Siddhartha’s mind is a pragmatic and encouraging odyssey of brain and spirit.
“Our existence is formed by way of our brain; we turn into what we think.”—Siddhartha
By Eric Ambler
The sunshine of Day was once the root for Jules Dassin’s vintage movie, Topkapi.
When Arthur Abdel Simpson first spots Harper within the Athens airport, he acknowledges him as a vacationer unusual with urban and wanting a inner most driving force. In different phrases, the precise mark for Simpson’s model of entrepreneurship. yet Harper proves to be extra the spider than the fly while he catches Simpson riffling his pockets for traveler’s assessments. quickly Simpson unearths himself blackmailed into using a suspicious automobile around the Turkish border. Then, while he's stuck back, this time through the police, he faces a decision: cooperate with the Turks and undercover agent on his erstwhile colleagues or prove in a single of Turkey’s infamous prisons. The gurus suspect an tried coup, yet Harper and his gang of overseas jewel thieves have deliberate anything either much less sinister and lots more and plenty, even more audacious.
By Oberon Zell-Ravenheart, Ash Dekirk
Unusual beasts of every kind have crawled, run, swam, and flown via humanitys mind's eye and tourists stories because the sunrise of time. From Gryphons and Unicorns, to Dragons, Mermaids, or even more strange and fantastical animals, A Wizards Bestiary takes you on a mystical trip during the a long time and all over the world, to find elusive creatures of fable and legend. watch out - right here be Monsters!
The first part lists over 1,000 exceptional creatures from each land in an encyclopedic, alphabetical thesaurus structure, from Aatxe to Zyphoeus. each one access contains a small representation, in addition to cross-references to different similar beasts.
Next, the authors current extra in-depth beneficial properties on a few of extra fascinating of those mythical beasts, resembling the ocean Serpent and the Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar. heritage, myths, and legends of every creature are provided, with specific emphasis on selecting real-life origins of legendary creatures in real dwelling animals, comparable to the hyperlink among the Kraken and the enormous squid. This part is split into those categories:
* Animate Plants
Expanded cryptozoological entries contain the Loch Ness Monster, Bigfoot, Mokele-Mbembe, El Chupacabra, Mothman, and different secret monsters suggested by way of eyewitnesses yet no longer but proven via science.
They are grouped into the next categories:
* Primates and Hominids
* Bipedal Monsters
* Carnivorous Mammals
* Herbivorous Mammals
* Sea Serpents and Lake Monsters
* residing Dinosaurs
* secret Monsters
A Wizards Bestiary is profusely illustrated with outdated woodcuts, engravings, and different photos from old assets, in addition to interpretations via smooth artists, together with the authors. No different bestiary has been so well-illustrated! Hand-drawn medieval-style maps via Oberon Zell-Ravenheart express purported locales of alternative beasts on all continents and seas.
By Liza Marklund
Scandinavia's undisputed queen of crime fiction, Liza Marklund, is the number one foreign bestselling writer of the Annika Bengtzon sequence, now to be had from classic Canada.
Five murders in 1 week, a smuggling operation long gone incorrect, and a criminal offense reporter wanting to locate the truth...
A storm has swept over Sweden and left the rustic in turmoil. At a derelict port in Stockholm, a tender girl is at the run from a deranged gunman. the subsequent morning, a safety protect reveals the our bodies of two males, brutally murdered. And a beneficial lorry cargo of cigarettes has disappeared from the port. in the meantime, replica editor Annika Bengtzon is pondering she'll by no means have the ability to write her personal articles for the Evening submit when she is approached by way of a lady in need of her tale released. She claims to have based a company able to erasing people's pasts--giving susceptible contributors a brand new identification and assisting them to construct a brand new lifestyles. yet as Annika embarks on her investigations, extra vicious murders stick with and he or she reveals herself getting dangerously as regards to the truth--that all isn't really because it seems...