by Ellery QueenA series of cryptic notes announce a death in a bizarre wealthy family York Square is a tidy private garden surrounded by 4 matching castles, each inhabited by a different branch of the York family. There’s Robert, commanding and icy; Myra, gentle and ill; Emily, who would prefer to live in a cottage; and Percival, who has many personal secrets. Watching them all is the gardener, Walt, who sees
by Brad ParksCarter Ross Mysteries #5 When he hears residents of a Newark neighborhood are getting sick—and even dying—from a strange disease, investigative reporter Carter Ross dives into the story—so deep he comes down with the illness himself. With even more motivation to track down the source of the disease, Carter soon hits upon a nearby construction site. But when the project's developer is found dead, and his mob ties surface,
Play the Player is an explicit fictional clandestine narcotics story of Sergeant Maurice LeBlanc and his unheralded crew of nonconforming operatives who relentlessly pursued narcotics violators in the beleaguered community’s back streets and neighborhoods during the tragic era when crack cocaine rose from the depths of the netherworld and proliferated the City of Compton. The inner shadows of the
An attractive journalist is found dead in a flat in Málaga. A powerful French politician is arrested in London for attempted sexual assault. A brilliant Ukrainian chess master inexplicably loses an important match in the sunshine of Portugal. A respected Spanish priest falls from grace and hints at murder. What dark forces of modern European politics lie behind these apparently unconnected events?
Narrated by Adam Verner
9 hours 16 minWhen he hears residents of a Newark neighborhood are getting sick - and even dying - from a strange disease, investigative reporter Carter Ross dives into the story - so deep he comes down with the illness himself. With even more motivation to track down the source of the disease, Carter soon hits upon a nearby construction site. But when the project's developer is found dead, and his mob ties
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Narrated by Mark PeckhamThe Ellery Queen Mysteries #1963
9 hoursA five-sided card with the letter "J" stamped on it appeared in Robert York's mail, and a day later he was dead, crushed by a boulder. It was no accident. Someone knew York would be under that rock wall at precisely 7:30. Then another card showed up for Emily York, stamped with the letter "H," and Ellery Queen knew he was up against a brilliant killer who made a game of death by warning his
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Jacob Flynn thinks he’s God’s gift to women. His game is to see how quickly he can meet them, seduce them, and dump them. When things go too far one night with his latest conquest, Melanie, he ends up with a dead body. He manages to evade the police, but he doesn’t count on Melanie’s sister, Lauren, who will stop at nothing to uncover the truth.
by Ernest ClineFrom the author of Ready Player One, a rollicking alien invasion thriller that embraces and subverts science-fiction conventions as only Ernest Cline could. Zack Lightman has never much cared for reality. He vastly prefers the countless science-fiction movies, books, and videogames he's spent his life consuming. And too often, he catches himself wishing that some fantastic, impossible, world
by David Abbott**An adroit first novel of exceptional grace and emotional power by a legendary British ad executive. “David Abbott’s The Upright Piano Player is a wise and moving debut, an accomplished novel of quiet depths and resonant shadows.” —John Burnham Schwartz, author of The Commoner and Reservation Road** Henry Cage seems to have it all: a successful career, money, a beautiful home, and a reputation
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The world-famous double bass player Dimitri Sachow escapes from prison one morning. His career path is unusual: from child prodigy to serial murderer. A melody is Inspector Schrenk's first point of reference. In order to prevent further murders by the psychopathic virtuoso, Schrenk enters into a strange musical world. A bizarre composer, a fictitious concerto, and a father obsessed with perfection
Rook, Knight, Queen, Player #3 Yoshida Saiich of the DIET and Veronika Llaise of The Library of Congress get closer to their goal of befriending Rook and his long time associate Paige Wordsmith. Their going is as rocky, as they each try to incorporate themselves into each other's lives once again. Paige, for her part, is working through her loneliness in the easiest way she knows how--the arms of lover.