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Murder, D.C.: A Sully Carter Novel

| October 14, 2016 | admin | 0

By Neely Tucker

“The try out of a criminal offense sequence is its major personality, and Sully is somebody we’ll are looking to examine many times. . . . while the homicide sufferer within the novel is pointed out because the younger scion of 1 of the city’s so much prosperous and influential African American households, the tale expands its subject matters of race and sophistication, which lend it dimension.” Lisa Scottoline, The Washington Post

Reporter Sully Carter returns in an exhilarating homicide secret of race, wealth, and relations secrets
 
When Billy Ellison, the son of Washington, D.C.’s such a lot influential African-American relatives, is located lifeless within the Potomac close to a violent drug haven, reporter Sully Carter understands it’s time to begin asking a few critical questions—no matter what the implications. With the police not able to discover a lead and strain mounting for Sully to desert the research, he has a stoop that there's extra to the case than a drug deal long gone undesirable or a story of relations misfortune. using the city's backstreets on his Ducati 916, Sully unearths that the genuine tale stretches some distance past Billy and into D.C.’s so much favourite social circles.

A difficult drinker nonetheless haunted by means of his years as a warfare correspondent in Bosnia, Sully now needs to strike a deadly stability among D.C.’s extremes—the city’s violent, wicked tasks and its maximum corridors of power—while threatened through those that will cease at not anything to maintain him from gaining knowledge of the stunning fact. the one individual he can belief is his previous buddy Alexis, a skilled photographer and fellow conflict quarter junkie, who's as horny as she is courageous, yet even Alexis cannot safeguard Sully from each person who could particularly he quit the story.
 
Following the acclaimed first Sully Carter novel, The methods of the Dead, this gritty secret digs deeper into Sully's previous whereas revealing how long-held secrets and techniques can smash even the main robust families.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Final Target

| October 14, 2016 | admin | 0

By Iris Johansen

The President’s daughter...
The girls decided to avoid wasting her...
The guy with the ability to betray a nation...

Melissa Riley arrives at her sister’s remoted Virginia kingdom domestic to discover herself plunged right into a lethal drama. There the well known Dr. Jessica Riley is trying to attract the daughter of the President of the U.S. out of a serious catatonic trauma. the very last thing younger Cassie Andreas observed was once an geared up workforce ruthlessly homicide her nanny and the key carrier brokers sworn to guard her. yet to loose Cassie, Melissa and Jessica needs to belief a mysterious, charismatic man.

Michael Travis made his fortune within the overseas underworld. He risked every little thing to save lots of Cassie in the course of that poor evening of bloodshed. And he has entered right into a mystery cut price with the President. yet is his express of outrage all a treacherous charade? Melissa and Jessica haven't any selection yet to just accept Travis as their ally—and to persist with a deadly plan that may lead them into the realm of a killer who’ll wreck someone status among him and the...Final Target.

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Flesh and Bone: A Body Farm Novel

| October 14, 2016 | admin | 0

By Jefferson Bass

Anthropologist Dr. invoice Brockton based Tennessee's world-famous physique Farm—a small piece of land the place corpses are left to decay so as to achieve very important forensic info. Now, within the wake of a stunning crime in within sight Chattanooga, he is known as upon via Jess Carter—the emerging megastar of the state's clinical examiners—to support her get to the bottom of a murderous puzzle. yet afterre-creating the loss of life scene on the physique Farm, Brockton discovers his profession, attractiveness, and existence are in dire jeopardy while a moment, unexplained corpse looks within the grisly setting.

Accused of a bad crime—transformed in a single day from a revered professor to a hated and feared pariah—Bill Brockton will want each ounce of his bold forensic talents to flee the ingeniously woven internet that is tightening round him . . . and to turn out the doubtless most unlikely: his personal innocence.

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Eyes of Prey

| October 14, 2016 | admin | 0

By John Sandford

Lucas Davenport, "one of the simplest hard-case police officers at the crime scene this day" (Houston Post) returns in John Sandford's #1 New York Times bestselling Prey series...

Lieutenant Davenport’s sanity was once approximately shattered via homicide investigations. Now he faces anything worse…Two killers. One hideously scarred. the opposite strikingly good-looking, a grasp manipulator fascinated by all features of loss of life. The darkish reflect of Davenport’s soul…This is the case that might convey Davenport again to existence. Or push him over the edge.
 With a brand new advent via John Sandford

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Bombmakaren och hans kvinna

| October 14, 2016 | admin | 0

By Leif GW Persson

Väntan är äntligen över.
Författaren Leif GW Persson är åter med en new york stark kriminalroman.
Det är måndagen den elfte maj när Lisa Mattei, operativ chef på Säkerhetspolisen, får ett telefonsamtal från sin chef. Ett telefonsamtal som förändrar allt och sätter nationen i höjd beredskap.

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Private Eyes

| October 14, 2016 | admin | 0

By Jonathan Kellerman

The voice belongs to a lady, yet Dr. Alex  Delaware recalls a bit woman. it's eleven  years when you consider that seven-years-old Melissa Dickinson dialed  a medical institution aid line for comfort--and discovered it in  therapy with Alex Delaware. Now the beautiful young  heiress is desperately calling for psychologist's  help once again. in basic terms this time it seems to be like  Melissa's private formative years nightmare is really  coming real ...  Twenty years in the past, Gina Dickinson, Melissa's  mother, suffered a grisly attack that left the budding  actress irreparably scarred and emotionally  crippled. Now her acid-wielding assailant is out of  prison and again in L.A.--and Melissa is terrified  that the monster has lower back to harm Gina again.  But prior to Alex Delaware  can even start to soothe his former patient's  fears, Gina, a recluse for twenty, disappears. And  now, until Delaware turns crack detective to  uncover the reality, Gina Dickinson may be simply one  more sufferer of a chilly fury that has already spawned  madness--and murder.

From the Paperback edition.

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Ghosts

| October 13, 2016 | admin | 0

By Ed McBain

It’s Christmastime and Detective Carella will get assigned 3 murders―including a bestselling writer of ghost stories―and is quickly after ghosts, mediums, and a crazed killer.

“McBain forces us to think carefully approximately each personality we meet…even these we notion we already knew.” ―New York instances booklet Review

“Imagine your favourite Law & Order forged fixing clean mysteries into infinity, without re-runs, and you have got a few experience of McBain’s grand, ongoing accomplishment.” ―Entertainment Weekly

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The Gangs of New York: An Informal History of the Underworld

| October 13, 2016 | admin | 0

By Herbert Asbury

First released in 1928, Herbert Asbury's whirlwind journey in the course of the low-life of nineteenth-century long island has develop into an indispensible vintage of city heritage.

Focusing at the saloon halls, playing dens, and winding alleys of the Bowery and the infamous 5 issues district, The Gangs of recent York dramatically conjures up the destitution and stunning violence of a turbulent period, while colorfully named criminals like Dandy John Dolan, invoice the Butcher, and Hell-Cat Maggie lurked within the shadows, and notorious gangs just like the Plug Uglies, the useless Rabbits, and the Bowery Boys governed the streets. A rogues gallery of prostitutes, pimps, poisoners, pickpockets, murderers, and thieves, The Gangs of latest York is a dramatic and pleasing glimpse at a city's darkish earlier.

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Knock, Murderer, Knock!

| October 13, 2016 | admin | 0

“I think,” acknowledged Palk slowly, “there’s a homicidal maniac unfastened within the Hydro, yet who it really is, God knows.”

Presteignton Hydro is a drably genteel spa inn, populated through the elderly and crippled who get pleasure from each drop of scandal they notice or think about the more youthful visitors. not anyone even though expects to work out gossip flip to homicide as their juniors die one after the other – nobody, that's, other than the killer. The crusty solid of characters make fixing the case all of the more durable for Inspector Palk – until eventually the enigmatic sleuth Mr. Winkley arrives to lend a hand.

Knock, assassin, Knock! was once Harriet Rutland’s glowing debut secret novel, first released in 1938. This version, the 1st in over seventy years, contains a new creation through crime fiction historian Curtis Evans.

‘Very good written, clever tale of triple murder... acid characterization’ Kirkus Reviews

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JonBenet: Inside the Ramsey Murder Investigation

| October 13, 2016 | admin | 0

By Steve Thomas

Finally, the data you have been expecting: who fairly killed JonBenet?

Perhaps the main compelling homicide case of our day, the loss of life of six-year-old JonBenet Ramsey galvanized the nation-and years after it happened, the secret nonetheless endures. Who killed the younger good looks queen and why? who's masking up for whom and who's easily mendacity? In JonBenet, the such a lot authoritative and finished learn of the Ramsey homicide, a former lead Boulder Police detective, Steve Thomas, explores the case in shiny and engaging detail-pointing the best way towards an research of the proof a few deem too surprising to think about. the following, Thomas increases those and lots of different provocative questions:

-How was once the research botched from the beginning-and why did police so carelessly permit the crime scene to be tampered with?

-Why have been John and Patsy Ramsey protected against early wondering and any lie-detector exams, although their tales and behaviour have been erratic, suspicious and inconsistent?

-Why was once an important proof neglected, why have been convinced key witnesses unquestioned by means of detectives, and why have been the Ramseys aware of delicate information regarding the case or even police reports?

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