Get An Uncertain Place (Commissaire Adamsberg, Book 8) PDF

By Fred Vargas

ISBN-10: 1101558644

ISBN-13: 9781101558645

Adamsberg travels to London, the place a regimen convention attracts him right into a tense investigation.

Commissaire Adamsberg leaves Paris for a three-day convention in London. With him are a tender sergeant, Estalère, and Commandant Danglard, who's terrified on the suggestion of vacationing underneath the Channel. it's the holiday all of them want, till a macabre and brutal case involves the eye in their colleague Radstock from New Scotland Yard.

Just outdoor the baroque and romantic previous Highgate cemetery a pile of trainers is located. no longer so unusual in itself, however the sneakers comprise severed ft. As Scotland Yard's research starts off, Adamsberg and his colleagues go back domestic and are faced with a bloodbath in a suburban domestic. Adamsberg and Danglard are drawn in to a path of vampires and vampire-hunters that leads all of them how you can Serbia, a spot the place the previous certainties not practice.

Show description

Read or Download An Uncertain Place (Commissaire Adamsberg, Book 8) PDF

Best mystery books

Download PDF by Dick Francis: In the Frame

Charles Todd, an artist specialising in horse work visits a chum in Australia and turns into entangled in a conspiracy of racing, wine, girls and homicide.

Get Blueberry Muffin Murder (Hannah Swensen Mystery, Book 3) PDF

Bakery proprietor Hannah Swensen is back—and the cookies are crumbling—as acclaimed writer Joanne Fluke serves readers one other assisting of homicide, mayhem, and mouthwatering secret. . .

Blueberry Muffin Murder

Preparations are underway for Lake Eden, Minnesota's annual iciness Carnival—and Hannah Swensen is determined to bake up a hurricane at her renowned store, The Cookie Jar. Too undesirable the glory of making the reputable iciness Carnival cake went to well-known way of life maven Connie Mac—a half-baked notion, in Hannah's opinion. She suspects Connie Mac is lots just like the confections she whips up on her cable television cooking show—sweet, gentle, and scrumptious-looking, yet prone to depart a sour flavor on your mouth.

Hannah's suspicions are proven while Connie Mac's limo rolls into city. seems America's "Cooking Sweetheart" is bossy, bad-tempered, and downright domineering. issues eventually boil over while Hannah arrives on the Cookie Jar to discover the wintry weather Carnival cake burnt to a crisp—and Connie Mac mendacity lifeless in her pantry, struck down whereas consuming certainly one of Hannah's recognized blueberry muffins.

Next factor Hannah is aware, the police have declared The Cookie Jar's kitchen crime scene off-limits. She's a baker with no an oven—and the Carnival is correct round the nook. Hannah's simply replacement is to cook dinner up a plan to save lots of her business—by discovering the killer herself. . .

Includes seven unique cookie and dessert recipes that you can try out!

The Secret of Chimneys (Superintendent Battle, Book 1) by Agatha Christie PDF

Little did Anthony Cade suspect that an errand for a pal may position him on the middle of a perilous conspiracy. Drawn right into a internet of intrigue, he starts to gain that the easy prefer has positioned him in severe danger.

As occasions spread, the mixed forces of Scotland backyard and the French SÛretÉ steadily converge on Chimneys, the nice state property that hides an grand mystery. . . .

Download e-book for kindle: Troublemaker (Dave Brandstetter Series, Book 3) by Joseph Hansen

Joseph Hansen's groundbreaking investigator Dave Brandstetter delves into the suspicious loss of life of a homosexual entrepreneurRick Wendell's ranch is much from city. A distant, dusty hideaway, its simply population are Rick, his getting older mom, and her horses. One evening, Rick's mom returns from the films to discover Rick mendacity at the ground, stark bare and with a gaping bullet wound in his chest.

Extra info for An Uncertain Place (Commissaire Adamsberg, Book 8)

Example text

And she could make a guess about the terrifying presence in the attic. It's Thomas Dixon up there, she thought. The ghost of a man who stole the stamps and then cheated his partners. The ghost of the man who was responsible for Russell Charles having been murdered. 9. " Chris sat at the end of the pier and read the riddle in a loud voice. She flipped to the back of her paperback for the answer. " She twisted around, hoping to catch sight of little Russell Charles, but the shore was deserted. " She paused.

But it was funny. " She could have told him it was worth making the world's worst pancakes if they made him laugh out loud. But she didn't say it. Bringing sunshine into another person's life was tricky enough without that person knowing what you were up to.

My wife's a nurse. " Chris cleared her throat. "That's nice," she said cautiously. "Nothing nice about it! She calls to tell me to do the 52 CHRISTINA'S GHOST grocery shopping. She calls to tell me to wash the windows. " He shook his head so hard the pencil poised behind one ear hurtled through the air. " "I'd like to see some... some old newspapers," Chris said. The request sounded silly, even to herself. " The man glared at the phone as if he was daring it to ring again. "About thirty years," Chris said.

Download PDF sample

An Uncertain Place (Commissaire Adamsberg, Book 8) by Fred Vargas

by Jason

Rated 4.68 of 5 – based on 22 votes