A new batch of eBooks is available to Waltham residents from the publisher MacMillan. MacMillan’s eBook offerings specialize in Mystery series. Log in first to gain access to these residents-only titles. Here is just a sampling of the new titles available…
Author: David Rosenfelt
Attorney Andy Carpenter is an unabashed animal lover, and he has a reputation for saving both dogs and humans from Death Row. With the help of his beloved golden retriever Tara, Andy solves cases and wins courtroom battles in this acclaimed series of legal thrillers.
• Open and Shut
• First Degree
Author: MC Beaton
Agatha Raisin is a frustrated, yet endearing, retired, middle-aged public-relations agent who moved from London to Carsley in the English Midlands.
• Introducing Agatha Raisin (contains #1 & #2 in the series in one download!)
• Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener
Author: Lindsey Davis
Marcus Didius Falco is a private investigator working in first century Rome. He’s described as ‘Roman Emperor Vespasian’s smart-aleck PI’. Falco moves around Rome’s empire, working for hire even in Roman Britain.
• Silver Pigs
• Shadows in Bronze
Author: Val McDermid
Clinical psychologist Tony Hill has had a good run. He and police detective Carol Jordan have put away scores of dangerous criminals at a rate that colleagues envy. The Hill/Jordan series has been adapted for television under the name Wire in the Blood, starring Robson Green.
• Mermaids Singing
• Wire in the Blood
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