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    From the author of Edwin Mullhouse and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Martin Dressier: three dazzling novellas about the many shapes of love.

    “Revenge” is a tour de force about erotic love and betrayal, told through the voice of a woman showing her home to a stranger with a disturbing secret. As the once-happy wife moves from front parlor to bedroom, she insinuates herself into her guest’s (and the reader’s) mind – until at last we are confronted with a shocking crime of the heart.

    “An Adventure of Don Juan” and the title novella transform classic fables into immediate, wholly original tales of romance. The first puts the famous lover on a country estate in England, where he attempts to perpetrate a brilliant seduction only to discover something surprising about the human heart. “The King in the Tree” is a mesmerizing retelling of the tragedy of Tristan and Ysolt, a tale of devotion and denial, of a king’s infatuation with his beautiful wife – and the agony of her betrayal with his own nephew.

    Full of passion, trysting, and fatal pleasures, these three brilliant novellas are rich with the many gifts of our most persistently imaginative romancer.
    ISBN: 0375415408
    Publisher: ALFRED A. KNOPF

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    ISBN: 8172454090
    Publisher: GOODWILL

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    The last three of six psychological romance novels, love stories with a jagged edge, by the Queen of Crime, writing under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott. Agatha Christie is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. It was her sharp observations of the ambitions that drive people, their relationships and the conflicts that erupt between them, that added life and sparkle to her ingenious detective novels. When she turned this understanding of human nature away from the crime genre, writing anonymously as Mary Westmacott to prove that her writing could sell on its merit rather than her fame alone, she created bittersweet novels, love stories with a jagged edge, as compelling and memorable as the best of her work. The Rose and the Yew Tree: A working-class man’s attempts to elevate himself in life lead to unforeseen circumstances…A Daughter’s a Daughter: A mother rejects personal happiness to look after her daughter, but later regrets the decision…The Burden: A girl precipitates a disastrous marriage by controlling the life of her younger sibling!
    ISBN: 0006493297
    Publisher: HARPER COLLINS


    A “Poirot” omnibus, featuring the first five appearances of the detective’s side-kick, the sleuthing crime novelist Ariadne Oliver: “Cards on the Table”, “Mrs McGinty’s Dead”, “Dead Man’s Folly”, and the short stories “The Case of the Discontented Soldier” and “The Case of the Rich Woman”.
    ISBN: 0007190670
    Publisher: HARPER COLLINS


    The stories in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes appeared in the Strand Magazine before their publication in book form in 1887) Having appeared in A study in Scarlet (1887) and The Sign of the Four (1890), Sherlock Holmes was already very popular but their publication immortalized him. “A Scandal in Bohemia” , a thrilling tale of a beautiful opera singer, was first to appear in the monthly. It was overwhelmingly received as it contained all elements of suspense, observation and deductive reasoning of earlier novels in short story form. It was followed by equally thrilling “The Red-Headed League” , “A Case of identity” and other marvellous stories. Arthur Conan Doyle wrote 56 short stories featuring Sherlock Holmes and his friend and chronicler Dr. John Watson. This volume contains first 12 of them.
    ISBN: 9789699903076
    Publisher: READINGS


    The instant SUNDAY TIMES and NEW YORK TIMES bestseller, and Goodreads Choice Award winner, that Stephen King calls ‘Impossible to put down’ The mesmerizing adult debut from Leigh Bardugo. A tale of power, privilege, dark magic and murder set among the Ivy League elite. Alex Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. A dropout and the sole survivor of a horrific, unsolved crime – the last thing she wants is to cause trouble. Not when Yale was supposed to be her fresh start. But a free ride to one of the world’s most prestigious universities was bound to come with a catch. Alex has been tasked with monitoring the mysterious activities of Yale’s secret societies – societies that have yielded some of the most famous and influential people in the world. Now there’s a dead girl on campus and Alex seems to be the only person who won’t accept the neat answer the police and campus administration have come up with for her murder. Because Alex knows the secret societies are far more sinister and extraordinary than anyone ever imagined. They tamper with forbidden magic. They raise the dead. And, sometimes, they prey on the living .
    ISBN: 9781473227972
    Publisher: ORION BOOKS


    The sequel to Jonas Jonasson’s international bestseller The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and DisappearedIt all begins with a hot air balloon trip and three bottles of champagne. Allan and Julius are ready for some spectacular views, but they’re not expecting to land in the sea and be rescued by a North Korean ship, and they could never have imagined that the captain of the ship would be harbouring a suitcase full of contraband uranium, on a nuclear weapons mission for Kim Jong-un …

    Soon Allan and Julius are at the centre of a complex diplomatic crisis involving world figures from the Swedish foreign minister to Angela Merkel and President Trump. Things are about to get very complicated …

    Praise for The Hundred-Year-Old Man:

    ‘A mordantly funny and loopily freewheeling debut novel about ageing disgracefully’ Sunday Times

    ‘Imaginative, laugh-out-loud . . . a brilliant satire on the foibles of mankind’ Daily Telegraph

    ‘Fast-moving and relentlessly sunny’ Guardian
    ISBN: 9780008275570
    Publisher: 4TH ESTATE


    A collectable hardback of the world’s best-selling crime novel, with a facsimile of the first jacket design from 1939 to bear the legendary title ‘And Then There Were None’.

    Ten strangers, apparently with little in common, are lured to an island mansion off the coast of Devon by the mysterious U.N.Owen. Over dinner, a record begins to play, and the voice of an unseen host accuses each person of hiding a guilty secret. That evening, former reckless driver Tony Marston is found murdered by a deadly dose of cyanide.

    The tension escalates as the survivors realise the killer is not only among them but is preparing to strike again… and again…
    ISBN: 9780007525300


    Agatha Christie’s most daring crime mystery – an early and particularly brilliant outing of Hercule Poirot, ‘The Murder of Roger Ackroyd’, with its legendary twist, changed the detective fiction genre for ever.

    Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew that the woman he loved had poisoned her brutal first husband. He suspected also that someone had been blackmailing her. Now, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with a drug overdose.

    But the evening post brought Roger one last fatal scrap of information. Unfortunately, before he could finish the letter, he was stabbed to death…
    ISBN: 9780007527526


    In Agatha Christie’s classic crime adventure novel, They Came to Baghdad, a bright, young adventure seeker in the Middle East finds more excitement than she bargained for when a wounded spy expires in her hotel room.

    A secret superpower summit is being held in Baghdad, but the word is out, and an underground organization in the Middle East is plotting to sabotage the talks.

    Into this explosive situation appears Victoria Jones, a young woman with a yearning for adventure who gets more than she bargains for when a wounded spy dies in her hotel room.

    The only man who can save the summit is dead. Can Victoria make sense of his dying words: Lucifer…Basrah…Lefarge. . . .

    ISBN: 9780062073785 – Paperback
    Publisher: THE CRIME CLUB
    ISBN: 9780062073785
    Publisher: THE CRIME CLUB