The Road to Hell: An Alice Rice Mystery: Book 5

By Gillian Galbraith

While the physique of a half-clothed lady is stumbled on in an Edinburgh park, a homicide research is introduced. The sufferer has no longer been suggested lacking and there are few clues to her identification. quickly after, the bare corpse of a renowned clergyman is located, additionally in a park. DS Alice Rice wonders if an identical killer is at paintings, and if that is so, what's the connection among the it sounds as if motiveless assaults? the line to Hell, the fourth within the sequence, takes the policewoman to new own depths and alongside a path that results in a few of Edinburgh's darkest and scariest corners. compliment for the Alice Rice secret sequence: 'The new Rebus' - Sunday exhibit 'Chilling realism' - Edinburgh night information 'Red herrings, lies and cul-de-sacs interlink to create an stress-free learn and an ungainly puzzle to resolve' - The Dorothy L. Sayers Society 'Vivid and fascinating . . . no longer a lifeless web page from begin to end' - Alexander McCall Smith 'From its bloodstained establishing . . . a compelling learn. Gritty and fascinating in flip' - Scottish box

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Two Women

By Martina Cole

Probability and violence have constantly been a part of Sue Dalston's East finish upbringing. Unloved via her mom, abused through her father, and brutalised all through her complete marriage, she's convicted of smashing her husband's cranium in a last act of desperation. All that retains her sane is understanding that she's performed it to guard her 4 kids. eventually, they're secure from damage. while she is celled up with murderess Matilda Enderby, their fates turn into inextricably associated. And not anyone - least of all Sue - can have envisioned the implications . . .

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Hangman: A Decker/Lazarus Novel (Decker/Lazarus Novels)

By Faye Kellerman

“No one operating within the crime style is better.”
Baltimore Sun

 

L.A.P.D. murder Detective Peter Decker and his spouse Rina Lazarus are again on a case in Hangman—an electrifying new novel of suspense from Faye Kellerman, New York Times bestselling writer of Blindman’s Bluff, The Mercedes Coffin, The Burnt House, and plenty of different masterful thrillers. a beautiful story of crime and detection that includes the brutal loss of life of a “party lady” health and wellbeing care employee, a mysterious disappearance, and the chilling go back of an all-too-familiar sociopath, Hangman is Kellerman’s twenty first bestseller to add Decker and Lazarus, “Hands down, the main clean secret couple around.” (People)

 

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Death of a Travelling Man (A Hamish Macbeth Mystery)

By M. C. Beaton

From the writer of the Agatha Raisin tv series...
DEATH OF A touring guy: A Hamish Macbeth Mystery
Lochdubh constable Hamish Macbeth's lifestyles goes to pot. He has-horrors!-been promoted, his new boss is a dunce, and a self-proclaimed traveller named Sean and his female friend have parked their rusty eyesore of a van in the course of the village. Hamish smells difficulty, and he is correct as ordinary. The doctor's medicinal drugs cross lacking. funds vanishes. buddies all at once turn into unneighborly. the stress simply explodes after the itinerant Sean is located brutally overwhelmed to demise. Suspicion speedy falls on his female friend, yet with no one keen to speak, the canny Hamish faces the cruel activity of worming the proof out of the villagers. As he uncovers a strange tale round the murdered vacationer, Macbeth understands he needs to locate the reality quickly, prior to the killer will get away for good.

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Guts for Garters

By Linda Regan

Guts for Garters is the 1st in an explosive new sequence that includes the Alley Cats and DI Georgia Johnson as they fight to make lives for themselves on London’s meanest streets.

Life’s hard growing to be up at the Aviary property in South London. Alysha and her associates have survived being abused by way of those who must have been there for them, their lives ruined by means of the crime and deprivation round them.

Now they’re taking the property again – taking keep an eye on in order that children can develop up secure with actual clients in life.

So while the rival South London Rulers gang begin encroaching on their territory, Alysha and her Alley Cats determined to educate them a lesson.

The final thing they anticipate is to discover one in every of their competitors murdered on their patch. the very last thing they need is for the police to begin sniffing round. yet DI Georgia Johnson and her staff wish solutions. Johnson trusts Alysha – yet will she nonetheless belief her while she realises her prized informant is prime her personal gang? whilst one other physique is located – a teenage woman this time – Alysha makes a decision to border the evil chief of the South London Rulers, Harisha Celik, for the homicide … yet Celik has a couple of nasty surprises of his personal in shop for the Alley Cats girls.

'One of the simplest up and coming writers'
—Peter Guttridge, The Observer
‘Linda Regan indicates enviable regulate over her characters’
—Colin Dexter
‘Readable and believable.’
—Jim Kennedy, Encore
‘Linda Regan definitely understands the best way to carry characters to life.’
—Award-winning screenwriter Jimmy Perry OBE

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Solo (Van In, Book 29)

By Pieter Aspe

Brugge wordt opgeschrikt door een wel heel lugubere moord: een argeloze voorbijganger vindt het onthoofde lichaam van een guy van middelbare leeftijd. Uit de lijkschouwing door de arts met de onuitspreekbare Poolse naam blijkt dat het gaat om een onthoofding met de guillotine. Al gauw komen de speurders erachter dat het slachtoffer burgemeester used to be van een Brusselse faciliteitengemeente. Bijna als vanzelf zoeken ze de verdachte in extreem rechtse Vlaamse kringen. De moord lijkt een duidelijke provocatie aan het adres van belgicistische politici. De zaak wordt complexer wanneer een tweede, al even brutale moord gepleegd wordt op een militant van het Vlaams Belang. Hangen de moorden samen? En zo ja, wat zijn de overeenkomsten tussen beide slachtoffers? Het oplossen van de moorden is voor Van In en Versavel web zo ingewikkeld als het ontwarren van het Belgische communautaire kluwen. Solo is spannend, leerzaam en bij momenten confronterend.

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Hit Man (Keller)

By Lawrence Block

Keller is your simple city Lonely Guy.He makes a good salary, lives in a pleasant apartment.Works the crossword puzzle. Watches a bit television. till the telephone earrings and he packs a suitcase, will get on a aircraft, flies midway around the country...and kills a person. it is a dwelling. yet is it a existence? Keller's uncertain. He is going to a scale back, however it does not figure out the best way he deliberate. He will get a puppy, he will get a female friend. He will get alongside.

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American Tabloid

By James Ellroy

We're in the back of, and under, the scenes of JFK's presidential election, the Bay of Pigs, the assassination--in the underworld that connects Miami, l. a., Chicago, D.C. . . .

Where the CIA, the Mob, J. Edgar Hoover, Howard Hughes, Jimmy Hoffa, Cuban political exiles, and diverse unfastened cannons conspire in a covert anarchy . . .

Where the precise medications, the correct quantity of money, the ideal homicide, buys a second of a man's loyalty . . .

Where 3 renegade law-enforcement officers--a former L.A. cop and FBI agents--are shaping occasions with the virulence in their greed and hatred, driving full-blast shotgun into historical past. . . .

James Ellroy's trademark nothing-spared rendering of fact, blistering language, and constant narrative velocity are right here in electrifying abundance, positioned to paintings in a singular as stunning and bold as something he is written: a mystery background that zeroes in on a time nonetheless shrouded in secrets and techniques and blows it huge open.

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Long Knives

By Charles Rosenberg

Jenna James’s lifestyles has been gentle crusing given that she left the high-powered legislations enterprise of Marbury Marfan. She’s fortunately ensconced as a professor at a prestigious legislations institution, the place she’s popular with her scholars, coupled-up with a good-looking colleague, and on course for tenure. yet issues take a surprising flip one morning while a scholar, Primo, involves Jenna’s place of work looking her suggestion a few treasure map he lately inherited. whilst Primo turns up useless and Jenna is without notice the major suspect in a homicide research, each person activates her. determined for support, she calls on outdated associates: Robert Tarza, her outdated legislations accomplice from Marbury Marfan, and Oscar Quesana, an odd-duck solo practitioner. the 3 race to avoid wasting Jenna’s career—and possibly her life—in this whip-smart mystery of treasure maps, homicide, and legislation institution politics.

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