Category: Police Procedurals

See Them Die by Ed McBain

By Ed McBain

Kill me for those who can - that was once Pepe Miranda's problem. assassin, two-bit hero of the road gangs, he was once holed up someplace within the 87th Precinct, making the police officers seem like fools and cheered on through each neighbourhood punk. It was once now not a problem Lieutenant Pete Byrnes and the detectives within the squad room might depart on my own. no longer within the sticky, July warmth of the town with the gangs simply ready to blow up into violence ...

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Women and the Alphabet by Thomas Wentworth Higginson

By Thomas Wentworth Higginson

Product DescriptionThomas Wentworth Higginson (1823-1911) used to be an American minister, writer, abolitionist, and soldier. He graduated from Harvard in 1841, and was once a schoolmaster for 2 years. He then studied theology on the Harvard Divinity college. Higginson was once lively within the American Abolitionism flow in the course of the 1840s and 1850s, deciding on himself with disunion and militant abolitionism. through the Civil struggle, he served as colonel of the 1st South Carolina Volunteers, the 1st federally licensed African-American regiment, from 1862 to 1864. Following the struggle, Higginson committed a lot of the remainder of his existence to struggling with for the rights of freed slaves, girls and different disenfranchised peoples. He defined his Civil warfare reviews in military existence in a Black Regiment (1869). He additionally contributed to the protection of Negro Spirituals by way of copying dialect verses and track he heard sung round the regiment's campfires. among his different works are Malbone: An Oldport Romance (1869), Oldport Days (1888), outdated Cambridge (1899) and guests and Outlaws: Episodes in American heritage. [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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The Twelfth Card (Lincoln Rhyme, Book 6) by Jeffery Deaver

By Jeffery Deaver

Bestselling grasp of suspense Jeffery Deaver is again with a brand-new Lincoln Rhyme mystery. to save lots of the lifetime of a tender lady who's being stalked by means of a ruthless hit guy, Lincoln and his protégé, Amelia Sachs, are known as upon to do the most unlikely: resolve a very "cold case" -- one that's one hundred forty years previous.

The 12th Card is a two-day cat-and-mouse chase in the course of the streets of uptown long island as quadriplegic detective Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs attempt to outguess Thompson Boyd -- by way of all appearances a nondescript, risk free guy, yet one whose earlier has grew to become him right into a killing laptop as unfeeling and crafty as a wolf. Boyd is after Geneva Settle, a highschool lady from Harlem, and it's as much as Lincoln and Amelia to determine why.

The cause can have to do with a time period paper that Geneva is writing approximately her ancestor, Charles Singleton, a former slave. A instructor and farmer in ny nation, Charles was once lively within the early civil rights move yet was once arrested for robbery and disgraced. Assisted via their staff, Fred Dellray, Mel Cooper and Lon Sellitto (suffering badly from a case of nerves as a result of a close to leave out by means of the killer), Lincoln and Amelia paintings frantically to determine the place the employed gun will strike subsequent and forestall him, all of the whereas attempting to ascertain what truly occurred on that sizzling July evening in 1868 while Charles was once arrested. What went on on the mysterious conferences he attended in Gallows Heights, an area at the top West facet of long island that used to be a demanding mixture of filthy rich financiers, political crooks like Boss Tweed and working-class employees and thugs? And, most crucial for Geneva Settle's destiny, what was once the "secret" that tormented Charles's each waking hour?

Deaver's inimitable plotting retains these kind of tales -- the previous and the current -- racing at a lightning-fast clip as we study lovely revelations that strike on the very center of the U.S. structure and which may have disastrous effects for today's human and civil rights in the USA. With breathtaking twists and a number of surprises that would continue readers on tenterhooks till the final web page, this is often Deaver's so much compelling Lincoln Rhyme booklet up to now.

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Firewall: A Kurt Wallander Mystery (8) by Henning Mankell

By Henning Mankell

7th within the Kurt Wallander series.A physique is located at an ATM the plain sufferer of middle assault. Then teenage ladies are arrested for the brutal homicide of a cab motive force. the ladies confess to the crime displaying no regret whatever. open and close circumstances. at the beginning those incidents appear to have not anything in universal, yet as Wallander delves deeper into the secret of why the ladies murdered the cab driving force he starts to solve a plot even more concerned complex than he in the beginning suspected. the 2 situations turn into one and bring about conspiracy that stretches to surround a global better than the borders of Sweden.

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The Killings at Badger's Drift by Caroline Graham

By Caroline Graham

Badger’s float is the best English village, entire with vicar, bumbling neighborhood health care professional, and kindly spinster with a pleasant line in home made cookies. but if the spinster dies unexpectedly, her ally kicks up an unseemly fuss, loud adequate to draw the eye of Detective leader Inspector Tom Barnaby. And while Barnaby and his eager-beaver deputy begin poking round, they discover a swamp of gruesome scandals and long-suppressed resentments seething lower than the picture-postcard prettiness. within the grand English culture of the quietly clever copper, Barnaby has either an irresistibly dry humorousness and a prepared perception into what makes humans tick. Badger’s go with the flow marks Barnaby’s debut.

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Kittyhawk Down by Garry Disher

By Garry Disher

“A police procedural . . . that includes a squad of curiously improper murder law enforcement officials … operating a number of situations that characteristic a number of puzzles and a pool of incisively well-drawn homicide suspects. . . . First rate.”—The big apple occasions booklet evaluation “Gripping. . . . because the tale smartly advances from the viewpoints of characters either significant and minor, Disher artfully employs misdirection. . . . fanatics of [Peter Robinson or Ian Rankin] will locate a lot to love during this darkish whodunit.”—Publishers Weekly “Procedural fanatics searching for anything a bit diversified will eat this one…. sufficient darkish overtones to raise the sequence into the Ian Rankin league.”—ALA Booklist The once-peaceful seashore hotel of Bushrangers Bay, no longer faraway from Melbourne, is the location of a number of crimes that has to be investigated by means of murder Squad Inspector Hal Challis of the Mornington Peninsula Police strength and his employees. a baby is lacking; an unidentified corpse has been fished from the ocean; automobiles are being stolen and torched; letter packing containers are being burned. after which considered one of Challis’s personal buddies, Kitty Casement, who runs an aerial images provider and flies a Kittyhawk, is murdered. realizing the connections and picking the criminals absorbs the entire strength and intelligence of this forged of sympathetic yet complex policemen and ladies.

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The Fallen Man (Joe Leaphorn Novels) by Tony Hillerman

By Tony Hillerman

Human bones lie on a ledge less than the height of send Rock mountain, the is still of a homicide sufferer undisturbed for greater than a decade. 300 miles around the Navajo reservation, a risk free outdated canyon consultant is felled by means of a sniper's bullet. Joe Leaphorn, lately retired from the Navajo Tribal Police, believes the shooter and the skeleton are by some means attached and recollects a chilling puzzle he used to be formerly not able to resolve. yet performing Lieutenant Jim Chee is just too busy to take an curiosity in a dusty chilly case ... till the reborn violence of it hits a lot too with reference to domestic.

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Hostage For a Hood by Lionel White

By Lionel White

Strong replica of this Gold Medal e-book noir vintage! Sultry, scantily-clad siren chained to a mattress. Such used to be the 'fifties pulp fiction attract of scarce identify similar to this. Sunning to inside wrapper. gentle discoloration in textual content. Separation of binding, yet all pages intact. disguise portray by way of James Meese. First printing 1957. Will mail out inside of 12 hrs. of money affirmation.

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