Category: Police Procedurals

A Bird in Hand by Allison Lane

By Allison Lane

A bold younger lord, seeing a tender lady floundering in an icy river, instantly dives to her rescue. yet in saving her existence, he virtually loses his personal! whilst he involves, he unearths himself by myself with the mysterious woman in a small kingdom cottage. And although he had effectively shunned the marriage-minded maidens of the "ton" for years, he felt honor-bound to suggest to his attractive benefactor. in the end, they'd spent the evening by myself, and the scandal will be insufferable. however the lady vehemently refuses, and disappears. however the younger lord reveals himself no longer so prepared to permit cross of her, and the chase is on.

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Bad Moon Rising: A Sam Mccain Mystery by Ed Gorman

By Ed Gorman

The homicide of a filthy rich younger girl sparks a backlash opposed to the hippie commune that has lately arrived in Black River Falls.A hippie commune has invaded Black River Falls. whereas nearly all of the townspeople think that the bohemians have the appropriate to stay—despite how extraordinary a few of their methods can seem—as regularly, there's a minority that always accuses them of every little thing from legal actions to Satanism. As traditional, legal professional and personal investigator Sam McCain unearths himself in the midst of the debate, specially whilst the teenage daughter of Paul Mainwaring, one of many town’s wealthiest males, is located murdered within the commune’s barn. A deeply stricken younger guy (and Vietnam vet) named Neil Cameron is instantly charged with the crime, yet Sam has critical doubts. during this full of life and poignant new novel, Ed Gorman deals readers his richest portrait but approximately Black River Falls and its humans.

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Blood Innocents by Thomas H. Cook

By Thomas H. Cook

In Thomas H. Cook’s Edgar Award–nominated first novel, a weary detective tracks a blood-crazed psychopath
 
Blood seeps into the gutters on the children’s zoo in crucial Park. deer were slaughtered, one stabbed fifty-seven occasions and the opposite slashed around the neck. mostly it might be a case for the Parks division, yet those are not any usual deer. The satisfaction of the small menagerie, they got to the zoo by means of a well known socialite who can't find the money for bloody headlines. The NYPD arms the case to Detective Reardon, celebrity of the murder squad.
 
A contemporary widower at fifty-six, Reardon has noticeable too many human sufferers to care a lot concerning the butchered animals. He resents being taken off different urgent circumstances for the sake of politics, yet quickly one other killing snaps him to cognizance. ladies are came upon lifeless of their house, one stabbed fifty-seven occasions and the opposite along with her throat reduce. without doubt this vicious parallel isn’t a coincidence.…

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In the Company of Liars by David Ellis

By David Ellis

A girl accused of homicide is stuck in a tortuous mental maze that leaves her just one escape—suicide. Or does it? informed in opposite chronological order, from its enigmatic finish to its incredible starting, In the corporate of Liars is a tantalizing travel de force—a “compelling new novel of intrigue, homicide, and terrorism” (The Philadelphia Inquirer).

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A Hard Death by Jonathan Hayes

By Jonathan Hayes

Terrific forensic pathologist Edward Jenner returns during this explosive sequel to useful Blood—an edgy, electrifying mystery set in a small-town coastal neighborhood the place not anything is because it turns out. Edward Jenner, brought in worthwhile Blood, has survived the awful ordeal of the Inquisitor serial killings in manhattan, yet no longer the political fallout. His nation clinical license suspended, Jenner unearths himself banished to Douglas County in coastal Florida, operating as a medical expert within the balmy seashore inn of Port Fontaine. yet there is a seamy underside to picturesque Douglas County. First Jenner reveals the our bodies of a murdered guy and lady decaying in a sunken motor vehicle. Then an nameless name in the midst of the evening leads him to a grotesque discovery within the middle of the Everglades. He reveals lines of a shadowy felony conspiracy, and shortly learns that he can belief not anyone. along with his lifestyles at the line, Jenner refuses to stroll away and permit the murderers pass unpunished. the result's darkish Florida noir, a fierce, edge-of-the-seat mystery from an rising grasp of the style.

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Not Dead Yet by Peter James

By Peter James

Book VIII of Detective Superintendent Roy Grace

Days ahead of one among Hollywood’s most popular stars, Gaia Lafayette, leaves domestic for a film function on situation in Brighton, England, there's a bungled try out on her lifestyles. the entire urban of Brighton awaits Gaia’s arrival, together with her dangerously obsessive number 1 fan trying to find revenge and an frightened Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, charged with preserving Gaia.

When a mutilated torso is located on a chook farm miles away in the countryside, Roy Grace has no cause in any respect to attach this to the star’s stopover at to the county. yet as occasions swiftly start to spread, Roy Grace and his staff locate themselves in a determined race opposed to time to avoid wasting Gaia’s lifestyles from a shrewdpermanent maniac who will cease at not anything to kill her.

 

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