March Book Releases: Top Detectives
"Return to Oxford"
Dorothy L. Sayers, Corpus
For more than half a century, detective novels by the Englishwoman Dorothy Sayers about the brilliant London detective Peter Wimsey have captivated readers. A special place among the adventures of Lord Peter is the story of his relationship with the writer Harriet Wayne. Their joint detective work invariably turns out fascinating. This time they have to go to Oxford, to a meeting of college graduates.
Christopher J. Aates, Centerpolygraph
Six students have fun with the game, the loser in which must complete a difficult task. What seems like amusement at first leads to the suicide of one of them. The remaining participants do not suspect that they are toys in the wrong hands.
Robert Galbraith, The Foreigner
The second detective novel from Joan Rowling, producing books in this genre under a male pseudonym. So: the writer is killed. Almost all his acquaintances are under suspicion. And this means that the private investigator Strike will have to calculate the motives of each and figure out the criminal. Be careful: breaking away from the book is extremely difficult!
"Deadly quiet life"
Louise Penny, ABC
Canadian village of Three Pines. Residents - respectable, calm, all in front of each other in sight. But the tragic death of a 76-year-old former teacher makes one doubt their peacefulness. Accident or murder? Inspector Arman Gamash will have to take a closer look at everyone in the Three Pines and find out to whom and why this crime was beneficial.
"The skeleton in the garden"
Joanna Khmelevskaya, Phantom Press
The plot is in the title of the book. A skeleton was found in a summer cottage. Who is the victim? And who is the killer? It is necessary to solve the equation already with two unknowns. ... For fans of the Polish writer, the author of female ironic detectives - this book is another opportunity to plunge into the world of mysteries, adventures and great humor. What a pity that this is the last book of Mrs. John.