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By Georges Simenon

Une certaine Mary Lampson, forty ans, est retrouvée assassinée près d'une écluse desservant un bras de l. a. Marne. Chargé d'élucider ce meurtre dont le vol n'est pas le cellular, Maigret s'intéresse rapidement au mari de l. a. victime, Sir Walter, un colonel en retraite de l'Armée des Indes qui sillonne l. a. France à bord de son yacht à l'équipage hétéroclite. Mais les suspects sont nombreux et les pistes multiples... Bah, me direz-vous, rien de bien révolutionnaire dans tout ça... Certes! Et pourtant quel plaisir de voir notre célèbre commissaire promener sa fameuse pipe dans ce décor de péniches et de canaux qui lui va comme un gant... Décidément, ce cher Simenon n'est jamais aussi bon que lorsqu'il nous décrit ce petit monde des mariniers qu'il connaissait si bien... Un monde dont il faisait un peu partie, d'ailleurs, vu qu'il avait sa propre péniche, l'Ostrogoth, à bord de laquelle il écrivit justement nombre de ses romans dont celui-ci... Ah, quelle atmosphère dans ces pages! Quel expertise pour appréhender le réel et ses nuances infinies avec des mots tout simples! Quand los angeles pluie tombe, dans ce livre, on a l'impression d'en recevoir des gouttes... Quand les écluses s'activent, on croit entendre l'eau bouillonner... Et quand les croquenots de Maigret pataugent dans los angeles gadoue, on a presque envie de pester avec lui... Ca, c'est de l. a. littérature!

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By Ellis Peters

Landlords internationally usually are not the preferred humans, and there's little mourning while the grasping, ruthless Mahendralal Bakhle is blown up in his boat at the appealing Periyar Lake. Suspicion falls at the boat-boy who died with him, yet Dominic Felse, certainly one of a celebration of younger travelers by accident interested in the fatality, isn't really confident of the boy's guilt. And after they circulation on it appears the phobia remains to be pursuing them.

Violence and loss of life erupt all over again in the house of a really assorted landowner, the place Dominic and his pals are visitors, and stick to them relentlessly south to the very tip of India, the place Dominic and the Swami Premanathanand, a guy of peace, resolve a dangerous Indian rope trick of hatred and murder...

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By Dorothy B. Hughes

ISBN-10: 1480426946

ISBN-13: 9781480426948

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By A.M. Jenkins

ISBN-10: 0440227178

ISBN-13: 9780440227175

Charlie is a teenage loner. His mom and dad are long past, and apart from his older brother, he does not desire a person, specially buddies. but if Charlie finally ends up suspended after a faculty struggle, he meets Brandon, and issues start to switch. even if Brandon hangs with the wealthy youngsters, Charlie discovers a true individual beneath the phony exterior.  He and Brandon shoot hoops, cruise round in Brandon's silver Corvette, try out ladies, and feature critical discussions approximately life.  But simply as they start to confide in one another, Brandon learns anything approximately Charlie's family...something that makes them either query what they think in and what friendship fairly ability.

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By William J. Robinson

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By Nevada Barr

ISBN-10: 0399154582

ISBN-13: 9780399154584

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ISBN-10: 0451236122

ISBN-13: 9780451236128

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There might be grave outcomes for bookbinder Brooklyn Wainwright as she makes an attempt to resolve murders tied to 1 book...

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By Jean Teulé

ISBN-10: 190831317X

ISBN-13: 9781908313171

A real tale. Tuesday sixteen August 1870, Alain de cash, makes his technique to the village reasonable. He plans to shop for a heifer for a needy neighbour and discover a roof craftsman to fix the roof of the barn of a bad acquaintance. He arrives at o'clock. hours later, the gang has long gone loopy; they've got lynched, tortured, burned and eaten him. How may one of these horror be attainable? With scary precision, Jean Teule reconstructs each one step of 1 of the main shameful tales within the historical past of nineteenth-century France.

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By Kate Carlisle

ISBN-10: 0451226151

ISBN-13: 9780451226150

A Bibliophile Mystery

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The streets of San Francisco will be coated with hardcovers if infrequent publication specialist Brooklyn Wainwright had her manner. And her mentor wouldn't be mendacity in a pool of his personal blood at the eve of a party for his most modern ebook restoration.

along with his ultimate breath he leaves Brooklyn a cryptic message, and offers her a useful, and supposedly cursed, replica of Goethe's Faust for safekeeping.

Brooklyn unexpectedly unearths herself accused of homicide and robbery, because of the humorless, yet beautiful, British protection officer who unearths her kneeling over the physique. Now she has to learn the clues left in the back of via her mentor if she will restoration justice?

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