By Thomas Campbell
By Thomas Campbell
By Michelle Cox
When aloof Inspector Clive Howard appears to be like at the scene, Henrietta concurs to head undercover for him—and is plunged into Chicago’s grittier underworld. in the meantime, she’s nonetheless busy taking part in mom rooster to her more youthful siblings, in addition to to pesky local boy Stanley, who believes himself in love together with her and retains shooting up within the very unlikely locations, made up our minds to maintain Henrietta safe—even from the Inspector, if desire be. regardless of his efforts, notwithstanding, and his penchant for messing up the Inspector’s research, the stunning Henrietta and the impenetrable Inspector locate themselves attracted to one another in so much wrong ways.
By Joan Druett
Oriental adventurer Captain Rochester spun an entrancing story to Jerusha, seafaring daughter of Captain Michael Gardiner — a narrative of a funds send, hidden within the turquoise waters of the South China Sea, which was once not anything lower than the misplaced trove of the pirate Hochman. As Jerusha used to be to discover, notwithstanding, the clues that pointed find out how to fabled riches have been unusual certainly — a haunted islet on an estuary in Borneo, an obelisk with a carving of a rampant dragon, a legend of kings and local clergymen at battle, and of magically brought on tempests that swept warriors upriver. or even if the clues have been solved, the path to riches used to be tortuous, related to treachery, adultery, homicide, labyrinthine Malayan politics … and, finally, Jerusha’s personal prepared marriage.
Joan Druett, bestselling writer of many award-winning books, together with Island of the misplaced, Tupaia, She Captains, and the Wiki Coffin secret sequence, paints an epic drama of fortune-hunting within the South China Sea throughout the first twenty years of the 19th century. the cash send is a fast-moving novel on a sprawling canvas that spans 3 oceans and a myriad of unique ports. because the pages flip, Jerusha voyages from the smuggling and fishing port of Lewes, Sussex to Boston in its glittering heyday, then again to newly settled Singapore, until eventually her quest for romance and pirate treasure involves a spine-chilling climax within the benighted lands of Borneo.
By Stan Krumm
In 1864, headstrong Pinkerton guy Zachary Beddoes is uninterested in guarding lodges and railway stations, so he makes a decision to surrender his lifetime of inner most law-enforcement and head west for gold. In San Francisco, Zachary hears that the easiest goldfields are north, in British Columbia. Undeterred by way of warnings of the way harsh and unforgiving the Barkerville goldfields should be, Zachary units off looking for his fortune. yet earlier than he can stake his declare, Zachary without notice turns into an outlaw. compelled to escape into the bush, Zachary needs to depend on a chinese language prospector named Rosh to maintain him alive. In an event past even Zachary’s wildest goals, he and Rosh avoid bullets and fight to outlive the wild west of the north.
By E. WainDecker
By Inez Corbi
By James R. Benn
Europe, 1944: Captain Billy Boyle and his buddy Lieutenant Piotr “Kaz” Kazimierz are despatched to impartial Switzerland to paintings with the workplace of Strategic prone (OSS), investigating Swiss banks which are laundering looted Nazi gold. the U.S. and Swiss governments are approximately to embark on diplomatic discussions in regards to the Safehaven Protocols, geared toward proscribing the quantity of warfare fabrics exported by means of Switzerland to the Nazis, stemming the tide of looted gold, and combating postwar use of Nazi wealth through battle criminals. With the talks approximately to start and the Gestapo ever current, the OSS wishes Billy and Kaz to guard the contributors, which seems to be a truly lethal task.
The plans get it wrong from the start while Billy and Kaz crashland in France. As they make their method via occupied territory to the border, they meet Anton Lasho, a member of the Sinti ethnic staff, whose relations was once slaughtered by means of the Nazis, and who's, in flip, a one-man Nazi-killing desktop. They’ll want his aid, simply because as they locate when they make it around the border, Swiss banks are overtly laundering gold “harvested” from focus camps, and people who are profiting will do every little thing they could to guard their wealth and conceal their darkish secrets.
By Gordon Snider
By Lauren Sobka
After the autumn of the second one Empire, at the cusp of the Belle Époque, Clara Devereaux reveals herself motherless, left with a recluse for a father with whom she stocks the halls of a slowly decaying property - Château Rivière. At twenty-two she has now not been capable of observe the explanations for her mother's dying nor her father's phantasmal life, and so, unguided and temperamental, Clara unearths no different function yet to spend her days carousing in Paris with youth pal Remi.
As the secret of her mom and dad starts off to resolve - because of assistance from her pricey pal and neighbor Christophe - deep prejudices, betrayals, and a vindictiveness distilled via generations are published; all of which falls onto Clara’s shoulders. whereas dealing with her family's previous, a brand new valet in her father's hire catches her curiosity and motives a jealousy to spark that units in movement occasions she by no means may have imagined. With what little items of a existence she will be able to declare falling away round her, she needs to locate the unravel to suffer a destiny she can't get away, the lack of all she holds pricey, and the power to stand the retribution of her parent's mistakes.
Exploring subject matters of independence inside an ever transferring society following approximately a century of turmoil, author Lauren Sobka embarks on a story of inherited situations, echoes of reminiscence, and the peculiarities of existence you'll be able to be born into. Her settings are imbued with eloquent observations of nature and the riotous, bohemian lifestyles that was once Paris nearing the flip of the century. A gothic novel of the French order, its scenes and characters will linger on your reminiscence lengthy when you end reading.
By Frank Rockland
Inspector Andrew MacNutt of the kingdom Police’s mystery carrier, his spouse Katherine, and count number Jaggi be aware of, due to the fact that they have been there within the interpreting room whilst the fireplace started.
Ever because the struggle started MacNutt has been suffering to safe Canada’s borders opposed to acts of sabotage equipped via German army attachés dependent in ny urban. the good news is that the americans have eventually ordered them again to Germany. The undesirable information is that Berlin has despatched one among their top operatives, count number Jaggi, to switch them.
Using his disguise as a Belgian aid consultant, count number Jaggi visits Ottawa, the place he meets and is drawn to Katherine, who's aiding him arrange a neighborhood fundraiser.
Unaware that Inspector MacNutt has intercepted his mystery messages and is scorching on his path, count number Jaggi takes a last journey to Ottawa to determine Katherine, with tragic consequences.