New PDF release: The Billionaire's Vinegar: The Mystery of the World's Most

By Benjamin Wallace

ISBN-10: 0307338789

ISBN-13: 9780307338785

“Part detective tale, half wine background, this is often one juicy story, even for people with little interest in the fruit of the vine. . . . As scrumptious as a real classic Lafite.” —BusinessWeek

The Billionaire’s Vinegar tells the real tale of a 1787 Château Lafite Bordeaux—supposedly owned by way of Thomas Jefferson—that offered for $156,000 at public sale and of the eccentrics whose lives intersected with it. used to be it really entombed in a Paris cellar for 2 hundred years? Or did it come from a mystery Nazi bunker? Or from the moldy basement of a devilishly impressive con artist?

As Benjamin Wallace unravels the secret, we meet a gallery of interesting players—from the bicycle-riding British auctioneer who speaks of wines as though they're girls to the obsessive wine collector who chanced on the bottle. Suspenseful and thrillingly unusual, this is often the classic story of what may be the such a lot tricky con because the Hitler diaries. Updated for paperback with a brand new epilogue.

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Cover Her Face (Inspector Adam Dalgliesh, Book 1) - download pdf or read online

By P. D. James

ISBN-10: 0307400425

ISBN-13: 9780307400420

Sally Jupp was once a sly and sensuous younger lady who used her physique and her brains to make her manner up the social ladder. Now she lies throughout her mattress with darkish bruises from a strangler's arms without end marring her lily-white throat.

Someone has made up our minds that the wages of sin can be death...And it's as much as leader Inspector Adam Dalgliesh to determine who that somebody is.

From the Paperback edition.

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Download e-book for iPad: A Change Of Heir by Michael Innes

By Michael Innes

ISBN-10: 0755120892

ISBN-13: 9780755120895

George Gadberry, “resting actor,” packs his baggage and heads for obscurity whilst the Tax Inspector beckons. Then he gets a mysterious invitation and a proposition which could result in huge, immense riches. prosperous imbiber, Nicholas Comberford, wishes George to impersonate him for you to safe a spot within the will of fabulously prosperous Great-Aunt Prudence, who lives in a Cistercian monastery and won't permit a unmarried drop of liquor within the position. Gadberry's success turns out to have changed—but at what expense?

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Read e-book online The Crime at Black Dudley (Albert Campion, Book 1) PDF

By Margery Allingham

ISBN-10: 1448214211

ISBN-13: 9781448214211

The Black Dudley is an old, distant mansion inhabited by means of recluse, Colonel Combe, yet owned by way of Waytt Petrie, a tender educational who comes to a decision to restore his estate with a weekend social gathering to which he invitations his acquaintances and co-workers. one of the site visitors is George Abbershaw, a well known physician and pathologist who's sometimes summoned via Scotland backyard to aid with consulting mysterious deaths. Abbershaw hopes that the leisurely weekend at Black Dudley might help him to get conversant in red-haired Meggie Oliphant whom he quietly admires. Little does he suspect that as a substitute he'll be all for a sequence of striking and hazardous incidents which get to the bottom of one after the other within the gloomy mansion and cut up the party.

It all starts with a doubtless blameless ritual-game, performed in Black Dudley for generations, within which a jewelled dagger is handed among the site visitors within the darkness. The younger viewers are intrigued and desirous to play, but if the lighting fixtures are restored it turns into obvious that Colonel Combe has fallen in poor health. within the commotion of aiding the invalid gentleman to his bed room the dagger disappears and the Colonel is quickly reported useless. even though Colonel's closest buddies declare that he suffered from a vulnerable middle for a few years, Abbershaw starts off to suspect that there's extra to his loss of life. quickly the site visitors comprehend that the petrol has been tired from each automobile and the social gathering is imprisoned in the manor of Black Dudley with a assassin between them.

Luckily for Abbershaw, one of the visitors is Albert Campion – a garrulous and affable party-crasher with a good knack for fixing mysteries and interrogating suspects. The Crime at Black Dudley, first released in 1929, is the 1st novel which introduces Margery Allingham's amiable sleuth – Albert Campion.

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Looming Murder: A Weaving Mystery by Carol Ann Martin PDF

By Carol Ann Martin

ISBN-10: 0451413601

ISBN-13: 9780451413604

LOOM WITH A VIEW Della Wright has come to peaceable and picturesque Briar hole, on the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, to gain her lifelong dream of possessing a weaving studio. to advertise her new enterprise, Dream Weavers, Della is providing weaving workshops for all degrees of skill. In her top notch, she meets part a dozen of the town’s colourful characters, who look as desirous to gossip as to benefit find out how to paintings a loom. But whilst a shady neighborhood businessman is located murdered, Briar hole abruptly looks much much less idyllic. And whilst one in all her weaving scholars is suspected of the crime, Della can’t aid getting entangled within the investigation—with a few aid from her criminologist pal, Matthew. yet can she weave jointly clues in addition to she weaves jointly yarn—and cease a killer from amazing again?

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Download PDF by David Peace: Nineteen Eighty Three (Red Riding Quartet, Book 4)

By David Peace

ISBN-10: 0307741672

ISBN-13: 9780307741677

In Nineteen Eighty-Three, David Peace brings his superb sequence of riveting, gritty crime novels to a stunning end. With 3 separate narrators whose paths are on a collision direction, Peace makes a depressing examine of perverted justice, retribution, and concrete decay. Maurice Jobson is a Yorkshire cop whose greed and corruption has rotted the police strength to the middle; BJ is a neighborhood road thug who reveals he can now not competently lurk within the shadows; and John Piggott, a attorney, is as sincere and forthright as they arrive. His research of a long-cold homicide could simply be the remedy for Yorkshire's woes, yet he'll have to get via it alive first.

From the alternate Paperback variation.

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The Fly on the Wall by Tony Hillerman PDF

By Tony Hillerman

ISBN-10: 0061804053

ISBN-13: 9780061804052

John Cotton used to be an easy guy with one hope: to write down the best tale of his existence and feature adequate lifestyles left to learn all approximately it.

Reporter John Cotton understands what to do whilst he reveals a very good tale, yet he's a bit afraid while a tremendous tale starts to discover him.  It begins while a fellow reporter is murdered and his computer, packed with information regarding a tax rip-off, results in John's hands.  no longer lengthy afterwards, a physique is chanced on in John's car.  Then John's automobile results in the river, a bomb is located in his residence, and his female friend drops out of sight.  It's as much as John to resolve the secret of the computing device and why an individual might kill for the knowledge it contains.

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Read e-book online Lemon Meringue Pie Murder (Hannah Swensen Mystery, Book 4) PDF

By Joanne Fluke

ISBN-10: 0758247214

ISBN-13: 9780758247216

The citizens of Lake Eden, Minnesota, are making plans to color town pink, white, and blue to rejoice the Fourth of July—but the fireworks are already going off at Hannah Swensen's bake store, The Cookie Jar…

Lemon Meringue Pie Murder

Hannah Swensen concept she'd eventually came across the recipe for an ideal existence. yet her someday beau Norman Rhodes tosses a shock component into the combo whilst he telephones to inform her he's simply received a home from neighborhood drugstore clerk Rhonda Scharf—which he plans to rip down with a purpose to construct the dream domestic he and Hannah designed. it kind of feels the plan has been cooking for fairly it slow, and Hannah's surprised. specially considering her ring finger remains to be a great deal bare…

the excellent news is that the soon-to-be-torn-down home is filled with antiques—and Norman has given Hannah and her mom first dibs. They discover a few beautiful previous furnishings, a patchwork quilt…and Rhonda Scharf's lifeless physique. a bit extra sleuthing turns up the half-eaten continues to be of a truly targeted dinner for two—and one of many Cookie Jar's recognized lemon meringue pies. Now it's as much as Hannah to show up the heat—and get busy monitoring down clues. beginning in her own kitchen…

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New PDF release: A Stitch in Crime (A Crochet Mystery)

By Betty Hechtman

ISBN-10: 0425233103

ISBN-13: 9780425233108

Molly and her Tarzana Hookers needs to untangle a twisted yarn...

Molly's been passed the reins for this year's artistic retreat-an exhilarating weekend out at the Monterey Peninsula, whole with crochet periods. regrettably for one instructor, even though, the breathtaking surroundings is the place she'll take her final breath. Now Molly must discover a new teacher, and, if she will be able to squeeze it in, clear up this murder-with the aid of her friends from the Tarzana Hookers.

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