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3-in-1: The Case of the Russian Diplomat, Maigret and the Hotel Majestic, Death of an Expert Witness
3-in-1 The Case of the Russian Diplomat Maigret and the Hotel Majestic Death of an Expert Witness Author:Georges Simenon, E. V. Cunningham, P. D. James The Case of the Russian Diplomat by E.V. Cunningham — In this second book about Detective Masao Masuto?s cases (the first one was ?The Case of the One-Penny Orange), Masao risks his job and the life of his daughter Ana on the strength of his guesses. He must find out, using his almost intuitive skill for the riddle of t crime, who is the man foun... more »d dead in the Beverly Glen Hotel pool, and later solve the murder of one of the guests. A wrong move among the famous people, including some well-known politicians and government figures staying at the plush California hotel, could stir up serious trouble ? even in diplomatic circles.
Maigret and the Hotel Majestic by Georges Simenon
This murder in a French hotel sets Maigret on one of his most intriguing searches for the murderer. He quickly decides he must master the fascinating details of operating a large, fashionable hotel of know where people legitimately can be while dispatching the victim. The trail of the murderer leads out of Paris to the south of France and back again, turning up a typically interesting Simenon group of suspects and their connections.
Death of an Expert Witness by P.D. James
Like the best of the English mysteries, murder occurs early on when an unloved, sadistic biologist in a forensic laboratory is found dead. There is a baker?s dozen of suspects since scarcely a person with whom he has come in contact does not have a good reason for killing him, as well as the opportunity. The author is as skillful with characterization as with her plots, and the result is a deftly handled mix, in the latest of her popular books.« less