By Sue Ann Jaffarian
Publication 5 within the AWARD-WINING sequence STARRING UNFORGETTABLE beginner SLEUTH ODELIA gray What should you lose in case you go looking for the mum who walked from your lifestyles thirty-four years in the past? I suggest in addition to your satisfaction, your nerves, and your sanity? Odelia reveals herself as much as her ears in difficulty whilst she reunites along with her mother in a corn maze on the Autumn reasonable in Holmsbury, Massachusetts. For starters, there's discovering the useless physique within the cornfield--and seeing her long-lost mother crouched beside the corpse with blood on her arms .
Read or Download Corpse on the Cob (An Odelia Grey Mystery, Book 5) PDF
Best mystery books
Welcome to the weird and unsafe global of Victorian London, a urban teetering at the fringe of revolution. Its everyone is ushering in a brand new period of expertise, dazzled on a daily basis through strange innovations. Airships leap within the skies over town, whereas floor trains rumble in the course of the streets and clockwork automatons are programmed to hold out menial projects within the places of work of attorneys, policemen, and newshounds.
8 years in the past, Abby Knight babysat for an issue teenager named Elizabeth. this present day, Elizabeth’s again, with a brand new identify (Libby) and a complete new existence (stolen)—namely, one who already belongs to Abby. Libby’s even attempting to thieve Abby’s boyfriend, Marco. yet imitation particularly turns into the sincerest kind of hassle while Abby unearths herself the accused dupe in a weird and wonderful homicide plot.
Miami murder detective Hoke Moseley is named to a fancy Miami local to enquire a deadly overdose. There he meets the attractive stepmother of the decedant, and starts off to ask yourself approximately relationship a witness. Meanwile, he has been threatened with suspension via his bold new leader until he leaves his cherished, if squalid, suite on the El Dorado resort, and strikes downtown.
Norman Mailer's Pulitzer Prize-winning and unforgettable vintage approximately convicted killer Gary Gilmore now in a brand-new edition.
Arguably the best ebook from America's such a lot heroically formidable author, THE EXECUTIONER'S music follows the quick, blighted lifetime of Gary Gilmore who turned well-known after he robbed males in 1976 and killed them in chilly blood. After being attempted and convicted, he instantly insisted on being accomplished for his crime. to take action, he fought a approach that appeared reason on retaining him alive lengthy after it had sentenced him to loss of life. And that struggle for the correct to die is what made him famous.
Mailer tells not just Gilmore's tale, yet these of the boys and ladies stuck within the net of his lifestyles and drawn into his procession towards the firing squad. All with implacable authority, steely compassion, and a restraint that inspires the parched panorama and stern theology of Gilmore's Utah. THE EXECUTIONER'S track is a visit down the incorrect aspect of the tracks to the private resource of yankee loneliness and violence. it's a towering achievement-impossible to place down, very unlikely to overlook.
- Evan Only Knows (Constable Evans, Book 7)
- Sister Eve, Private Eye (A Divine Private Detective Agency Mystery, Book 1)
- The Name of the Rose
- Secret Asset (Liz Carlyle, Book 2)
Extra resources for Corpse on the Cob (An Odelia Grey Mystery, Book 5)
You see, our sister Candida died before Papa did, and Olivia said she hoped Candida’s children would die too, and then she would come into her own. ’ Candida felt as if something cold had touched her. It didn’t come from Miss Cara — her hand was burning hot. It let go of her wrist now and went up to touch the carefully ordered hair, incongruously black above the ravaged face. She had stopped crying, and though her eyelids were reddened and the smooth powdered surface of her skin had been impaired, she had a relaxed look.
Mrs. Harbord still had that shaking hand pressed against her lips. It came down now and went out groping to the arm of the chair. She said in a startled voice, ‘Ellen Kean — did she send you? I thought —’ ‘No, she did not send me. ’ Mrs. Harbord said in a choked voice, ‘She came in — and she sat there — and she didn’t believe a word I said. She come like it was her Christian duty to come, and because I sent for her. She’d gone up in the world, and I’d gone down, but we went to school together.
Papa said it was a most shocking case, and just like King Lear! ’ It was at this moment by the light of a blinding flash of anger that Stephen became aware he was in love with Candida Sayle. Chapter Eight It was next day that Miss Silver met Mr. Puncheon in the street. He was hurrying along and had already passed her in a short-sighted manner, when he seemed suddenly to recollect himself and turned back. ‘Miss Silver — I really beg your pardon’t I have been wanting to see you — I was immersed in my thoughts.