Duchlan Castle is a gloomy, forbidding place in the Scottish Highlands. Late one night the body of Mary Gregor, is found in the castle, stabbed to death in her bedroom - but the room is locked from within and the windows are barred. The only clue to the culprit is a silver fish's scale, left on the floor next to Mary's body.
Duchlan Castle is a gloomy place in the Scottish Highlands. Late one night the body of Mary Gregor, sister of the laird, is found in the castle. She has been stabbed to death in her locked bedroom. The only tiny clue to the culprit is a silver fish's scale, left on the floor next to Mary's body. Inspector Dundas is dispatched to investigate. The Gregor family and their servants are quick to explain that Mary was a kind and charitable woman, but Dundas uncovers a more complex truth. Soon further deaths occur. Superstitious locals believe that fish creatures from the nearby waters are responsible, but luckily for Inspector Dundas, gifted amateur sleuth Eustace Hailey is on the scene. 1. Language: English. Narrator: James Bryce. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/isis/002504/bk_isis_002504_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The fourth book in the Jungle Beat Mystery series from acclaimed author John Enright. A disquieting string of murders terrorizes the remote, lush island of Samoa. Det. Sgt. Apelu Soifua has seen a lot in his time with the police force, but even he is unsettled by the bodies that have started piling up. At first, the murders don't seem connected: a local transvestite found castrated and brutalized, a visiting politician who drops dead on the dance floor, a prison guard and an inmate who kill each other, but as Apelu works with the hospital's new medical examiner to find out who is behind the rash of killings, a disturbing pattern emerges. Can they put the pieces together before Apelu becomes the next victim? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Phil Gigante. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/006606/bk_brll_006606_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
On the floor, amongst the piles of freshly pressed laundry, lay the woman’s lifeless body, her pale yellow nightdress soaked in blood. “I didn’t do it…” came a whisper from the corner of the room. Detective Katie Scott has never seen two people more in love than her aunt and uncle as they danced together on the night of their wedding anniversary party. But the next morning, when Katie finds her aunt’s body sprawled across the floor, that perfect image is shattered forever. All fingers point to Katie’s uncle, Pine Valley’s beloved sheriff and protector - after all, his prints are all over the antique knife found at the scene. Grieving, but certain of her uncle’s innocence, Katie is consigned to the cold case division after she’s discovered searching the house for clues. Does someone want to keep her as far away from this investigation as possible?Ignoring warnings from her team, Katie digs into her uncle’s old case files and discovers photographs of the body of a young girl found tied to a tree after a hike in search of a rare flower. Her body is covered with the same unusual lacerations her aunt suffered. Katie knows it can’t be a coincidence, but every lead she follows takes her to a dead end.Moments before the sheriff is arrested, Katie realizes that a single piece of thread she found at the crime scene could be the missing link that will stitch old crimes to new. But how can she prove her uncle’s innocence without throwing herself directly into the line of fire? She doesn’t have a choice, he’s the only family she has left…A totally jaw-dropping crime thriller with an ending you will never see coming! Perfect for anyone who adores Lisa Regan, Rachel Caine and Melinda Leigh. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lisa Rost-Welling. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/186736/bk_acx0_186736_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Middle Toe of the Right Foot, a ghost story by the writer and Civil War soldier Ambrose Bierce, was first published in The San Francisco Examiner in 1890. A man named Manton had murdered his children, and his wife who lacked the middle toe of her right foot. A decade later, he returns to the area; and having been recognized, is provoked to a duel in the dark, to be held at the scene of the crime. When the time of the duel comes, no antagonist appears, and Manton stands alone in the haunted darkness. The next day, they found his corpse, throttled by terror, crouching in a corner. Three parallel lines of footprints in the dust on the floor lead to the body of the dead man.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sitra Bourne. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/yurt/001589/bk_yurt_001589_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The girls walked over to the bar and ordered their drinks. They had a few drinks and began relaxing. Tina asked Sara if she could go and dance on the dance floor because her favorite song was playing. Sara nodded her head yes.Tina was dancing very sexy on the dance floor. She was swaying her hips and rubbing her hands all over her body. A couple of guys noticed this and danced over to her and soon enough she was in between the two guys as they were rubbing all over her body. The drinks must have loosened her up, because she found herself having fun.Sara watched and got turned on, but wasn’t too happy that the guys were getting something for free. Tina was her sex slave and in her mind, if someone wanted to play with her toy, they had to either ask her permission or pay to play with her.When the song was over, Tina came back over to Sara and sat next to her at the bar. She ordered another drink and one of the guys paid for it. The other guy then saw Sara and bought her a drink as well. After all, Sara was attractive even though he didn’t know she was a lesbian.Tina could tell that she had displeased Sara. She was afraid of what Sara might make her do tonight. After all, she was at her beckon call and if Sara weren’t happy, she would let Tina know by punishing her.Tina hadn’t forgotten that Sara was in charge of her and could make her do anything she wanted her to do no matter how humiliating or embarrassing it would be. For now, Tina was happy and the night seemed to be going normal so far.That is, until Sara whispered in Tina’s ear, “Go on the dance floor and do a strip tease for me.”“What?” Tina asked to make sure she heard Sara.“Get your little ass on that dance floor and strip, bitch!” She yelled louder in Tina’s ear so that Tina would hear her loud and clear this time. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Candy Kross. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/017398/bk_acx0_017398_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When four family members are found dead after a home invasion, Detective Kendall Halsrud takes charge of the case. In the murder house, she discovers an empty crib with blood drops next to it on the wood floor. The family: a father, mother, teenage daughter, and young son have been fatally shot, but where is baby Philly? The desperate search to find the child derails when a man is arrested for murdering the family and claims to have killed the baby. Suspecting he had an accomplice, Kendall isn't convinced. Refusing to give up on finding the child, Kendall persists in unearthing the family's secrets. With the help of a hacker turned spurious fortune-teller and a former cop hired by the missing baby's uncle, she discovers a furtive pedophile ring is planning on buying and sharing a baby. Can she stop them while there's time to save Philly? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gail Hedrick. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/100407/bk_acx0_100407_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
His brain scrambled, Jake tries to clear himself of a murder charge. Jake Pace comes to on the floor of a dungeon, where a robot jailer is killing rats. The last 24 hours are a blank; he doesn’t remember anything since he stepped into his skycar, chasing a tip on the Big Bang murders. For weeks the killings have stumped every officer in the government - costing six of them their lives - but a soprano named Palsy Hatchbacker told Jake she knew something that could break open the case. Before he met Miss Hatchbacker, a carnation-wearing goon spritzed Jake with a memory-wiping spray. When the police found him, he was sleeping peacefully next to Palsy’s corpse, a laser pistol in his hand. While he rots in jail, the Big Bang killer continues his rampage. Only Jake can bring him to justice, but first he must break out of an inescapable jail. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ray Chase. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/005877/bk_adbl_005877_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When a client disappears before she can give him his assignment, Detroit PI Amos Walker must hunt down a woman he barely knows After a tour in Vietnam and several years working the streets of Detroit as a private investigator, Amos Walker has seen a lot. But he’s never encountered anything quite like his newest assignment. Ann Maringer, an aging stripper hard at work at one of the city’s many low-grade joints, hires him to find a missing person: herself. She expects to disappear any day now, she says, and she wants to be found. He goes to her apartment the next day, hoping for more information, but Ann was true to her word and has disappeared completely, leaving behind nothing but a carton of Bel-Airs and a dead man on the floor. Unshaken by the body or the circumstances, Walker sets out to find his client. After all, she paid in advance. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mel Foster. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/005870/bk_adbl_005870_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.