Category: Police Procedurals

A Noble Radiance (Commissario Brunetti, Book 7) by Donna Leon

By Donna Leon

Donna Leon has crowned ecu bestseller lists for greater than a decade with a sequence of mysteries that includes smart Commissario Guido Brunetti. continuously able to bend the foundations to discover the threads of a criminal offense, Brunetti manages to take care of his integrity whereas maneuvering via a urban rife with politics, corruption, and intrigue.

In A Noble Radiance a new landowner is summoned urgently to his apartment no longer faraway from Venice whilst workmen by chance unearth a macabre grave. The human corpse is improperly decomposed, yet a hoop stumbled on within reach proves to be a primary clue that reopens an notorious case of kidnapping concerning one in all Venice's such a lot aristocratic households. simply Commissario Brunetti can resolve the clues and locate his manner into either the guts of patrician Venice and that of a kin grieving for his or her kidnapped son.

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The Neon Rain: A Dave Robicheaux Novel (Dave Robicheaux by James Lee Burke

By James Lee Burke

Manhattan instances BESTSELLING writer JAMES LEE BURKE THE NEON RAIN Detective Dave Robicheaux has fought too many battles: in Vietnam, with killers and hustlers, with police brass, and with the bottle. misplaced with no his wife's love, Robicheaux's haunted soul mirrors the depth and dusky secret of recent Orleans' French area -- where he calls domestic, and where that just about destroys him while he turns into inquisitive about the case of a tender prostitute whose physique is located in a bayou. Thrust into the area of drug lords and fingers smugglers, Robicheaux needs to face down a subterranean felony global and are available to phrases along with his personal bruised middle which will continue to exist.

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The Case of the Murdered Mackenzie by Howard Fast, Brian Nishii

By Howard Fast, Brian Nishii

Detective Masuto reopens an research right into a murderous movie star—with lethal results…

On the day that Eve Mackenzie murders her husband, Masao Masuto is on a aircraft to Japan. For years he and his spouse, either American-born eastern, have dreamed of traveling their place of birth, and notwithstanding the journey is a pride, the Zen Buddhist detective can't support yet cost the foreign papers for information of homicide on his domestic turf of Beverly Hills. a part of him regrets lacking the sensational Mackenzie killing. as soon as a high-profile movie celebrity, Eve light from the general public eye after marrying a filthy rich Scotsman—an unsatisfied marriage that led to bloodshed. whilst Masuto returns domestic, Eve is headed towards an inevitable conviction. Why, then, does he reopen the case?

The facts opposed to the Hollywood starlet is so hermetic that Masuto suspects a frame-up. As he pries into the closed case, extra blood spills. Eve Mackenzie would possibly not have murdered her husband, yet she is much from blameless.

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Code 61 by Donald Harstad

By Donald Harstad

CODE sixty one: hold radio silence. a person will be listening.Investigating the plain suicide of a colleague’s niece, Iowa Deputy Sheriff Carl Houseman is startled to discover a gaggle that transforms the darkish fantasies of vampire legend into grisly fact: they ritualistically drink small quantities of 1 another’s blood. As Carl is drawn deeper into this unnerving international, it turns into transparent that the useless girl can have been the sufferer of a twenty-first-century Dracula.The top suspect, Dan Peale, is a sinister presence in the group--a guy a few say beverages blood and not, ever dies. It’s an outlandish, heinous thought, yet then suspicions are reinforced via rumors of a card-carrying vampire hunter who's additionally pursuing Peale. All too quickly, Houseman reveals himself scrambling to trace a vampire--before he kills back.

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Hour Game (King & Maxwell, Book 2) by David Baldacci

By David Baldacci

He's copying well-known serial killers and the sport has simply begun.

A girl is located murdered within the woods. it kind of feels like an easy case however it quickly escalates right into a negative nightmare. an individual is replicating the killing varieties of the main notorious murderers of all time. nobody is familiar with this criminal's motives...or who will die next.

Two ex-Secret carrier brokers, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell, were employed to protect a man's innocence in a housebreaking concerning an aristocratic, dysfunctional relatives. Then a chain of secrets and techniques leads the companions correct into the frantic hunt that's confounding even the FBI. Now King and Maxwell are enjoying the Hour video game, uncovering one scary revelation after one other and placing their lives at risk. For the nearer they get to the reality, the nearer they get to the main surprising shock of all.

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Die Hexenjagd von Salem Falls. Roman by Jodi Picoult

By Jodi Picoult

Nichts erinnert mehr in Salem Falls an die berüchtigten Hexenjagden, die dort einst Angst und Schrecken verbreiteten. Als es Jack St. Bride in dieses neuenglische Provinzstädtchen verschlägt, möchte er nur eines – seine eigene Vergangenheit für immer begraben. Im Café von Addie Peabody findet er Arbeit, und schon bald wird Jack unentbehrlich in Addies Laden – eine ungewöhnliche Liebesgeschichte beginnt. Doch dann erscheint die junge Gillian, der übersinnliche Kräfte nachgesagt werden. Mit ihr kehren die dunklen Schatten aus Jacks früherem Leben zurück, und in Jodi Picoults packendem Psychothriller setzt eine moderne Hexenjagd ein …

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Without Due Process by J. A. Jance

By J. A. Jance

Most sensible ten big apple instances bestselling writer J.A. Jance brings us one other unforgettable secret that includes Seattle detective J.P. Beaumont, who's scuffling with to save lots of a fearful baby from a brutal assassin. what sort of monster could holiday right into a man?s domestic at evening, then slaughter him and his relations? the truth that the useless guy used to be a version cop who used to be enjoyed and revered by means of all in simple terms intensifies the horror. however the killer neglected a person: a five-year-old boy who was once hiding within the closet. Now note is being leaked out that the sufferer was once "dirty." yet Seattle P.D. murder Detective J.P. Beaumont isn?t approximately to permit an individual drag a murdered friend?s popularity in the course of the muck. And he?ll placed his personal lifestyles at the firing line at the gang-ruled streets to save lots of a terrified baby who understands an excessive amount of to dwell.

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The Black Raven by Katharine Kerr

By Katharine Kerr

For the committed fans of the outstanding Deverry and Westlands cycle, Katharine Kerr maintains the mystical epic saga she all started within the purple Wyvern.The Black RavenHer most modern story shifts without problems among the shattered lands of the Rhiddaer and Dun Deverry itself. on the historical finish of the Civil Wars, Lilli, newly apprenticed to the dweomer, fights together with her untried powers to avoid wasting her cherished Prince Maryn from evil.  Centuries later, within the urban of Cerr Cawnen, the outdated evil awakens once more whilst the sorceress Raena schemes to smash Rhodry Maelwaedd, her sour enemy in the course of existence after existence. yet her malice will draw the intervention of astral powers--and unharness the ravaging rage of Rhodry's dad or mum dragon. in simple terms one other untried dweomer should purchase security for town and the berserker himself--and in simple terms at a such a lot fearsome price....

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