Category: Crime

The Dangerous Edge of Things: A Tai Randolph Mystery (Tai Randolph Series Book 1)

By Tina Whittle

Tai Randolph thinks inheriting a Confederate-themed gun store is her largest headache — till she reveals a murdered corpse in her brother’s driveway. Even worse, her supposedly good brother starts behaving in decidedly non-innocent methods, like fleeing to the Bahamas and leaving her with either a murder in her lap and the pointed suspicions of the Atlanta PD directed her manner. unexpectedly, she has to fret approximately clearing her personal identify, not only that of her wayward sibling. Complicating her look for solutions is Trey Seaver, box agent for Phoenix, an unique company safeguard enterprise employed to enquire the crime. Trey is courageous, targeted, and — a lot to Tai’s dismay — completely impervious to bribes, threats and smart deceptions. nonetheless in restoration from the auto coincidence that left him cognitively and emotionally broken, Trey has built an international of walk in the park and regimen. He has strong humans to respond to to, and the very last thing he wishes is an unpredictable stranger “detecting” on Phoenix turf. Tai’s inquiry leads her from the cold-eyed glamour of Atlanta’s grownup leisure scene to the gilded treachery of Tuxedo street. strength suspects abound, together with violent stalkers, vengeful sisters, and a paparazzo with a style for meth. however it takes one other homicide — and threats to her personal lifestyles — to make Tai discover that to resolve this crime, she has to belief the main risky guy she’s ever met.

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The Detective's Daughter

By Lesley Thomson

A girl follows in her father’s footsteps by means of taking up the homicide case he by no means solved in life

It used to be the homicide that surprised the state. Thirty years in the past Kate Rokesmith went jogging through the river together with her younger son. She by no means got here domestic. for 3 a long time her case dossier has lain, unsolved, within the nook of an attic—until Stella Darnell, daughter of Detective leader Superintendent Darnell, begins to filter her father’s condo after his death.

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Forensics For Dummies

By Douglas P. Lyle

A plain-English primer on crime scene research that is a needs to for lovers of CSI or Patricia Cornwell
because the O. J. Simpson case, renowned curiosity in forensic technology has exploded: CBS's CSI has sixteen to 26 million audience a week, and Patricia Cornwell's novels that includes a health worker sleuth generally most sensible bestseller lists, to quote quite a few examples. Now, each person can get the lowdown at the technology in the back of crime scene investigations. utilizing plenty of attention-grabbing case reports, forensics professional Dr. D. P. Lyle clues humans in on every little thing from deciding upon reason and time of demise to fingerprints, fibers, blood, ballistics, forensic computing, and forensic psychology. With its transparent, wonderful reasons of forensic systems and methods, this e-book should be an vital reference for secret enthusiasts and precise crime aficionados everywhere-and even contains recommendation for individuals drawn to forensic technological know-how careers.
D. P. Lyle, MD (Laguna Hills, CA), is a practising heart specialist who's additionally a forensics specialist and secret author. He runs a website that solutions writers' questions on forensics, dplylemd.com, and is the writer of homicide and Mayhem: a physician solutions scientific and Forensic Questions for Writers, in addition to numerous secret novels. John Pless, MD, is Professor Emeritus of Pathology at Indiana collage institution of drugs and previous President of the nationwide organization of health workers.

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Bitter Remedy: An Alec Blume Case

By Conor Fitzgerald

There is no medication for murder...Commissario Alec Blume, on health and wellbeing depart and fleeing his accomplice Caterina, has retreated from Rome to valuable Italy. on the Villa Romanelli he enrolls on a typical treatments path carried out via a tender girl named Silvana. yet faraway from getting better or resolving his ameliorations with Caterina, a feverish Blume turns into remoted and gradual with affliction. more and more ill-at-ease within the stifling setting, the darkish background of the crumbling villa and its once-magnificent gardens attracts him in. And whilst a Romanian woman who works for Silvana's ambiguous fiance Niki asks for his support, Blume unearths himself dragged into the shadowy case of a lacking woman, and the key horrors of the garden's malign attractiveness.

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In A Small Town (A Small Town, Book 1)

By Marc A. DiGiacomo

Detective Matthew Longo is a police detective for the small city of Hutchville, manhattan. because the first web page unfolds, Matthew has been shot on accountability. His assailant is at the run. whereas recovering, Matthew studies haunting goals of demise he saw prior in his occupation as a cop. those goals are bright, seem to be genuine, and aren't like whatever you've got learn before.
Meanwhile, Matthew's companion, Detective Donny Mello is in Italy attending a funeral for his grandfather. it's a demise now not met by way of average explanations yet by means of an assassin's bullet. Donny's grandfather used to be the pinnacle of a mafia relatives. His previous stuck as much as him within the so much deadly way.
Back in Hutchville, issues worsen for Matthew with the arriving of a pretty FBI agent. She is looking for Donny Mello for wondering. Matthew is ignorant of the agent's intentions yet believes it has anything to do with a mystery he's preserving deep inside of himself.
Can Matthew retain from answering the agent's questions? Will Donny go back to aid locate the individual answerable for capturing his associate? you'll have to learn, "In A Small Town" to determine.

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To Sleep Gently

By Trent Zelazny

Nightmare Award-Winning Novel.

When occupation felony Jack Dempster will get stuck and placed away for 5 years in felony, he reveals time to noticeably re-examine his selected line of labor. ahead of he could make any critical determination, a few previous friends tune him down with an offer. they wish him to visit Santa Fe, New Mexico. With the aid of an within guy, he is to guide a small team of execs on a bold theft of the El Dorado resort, one of many best, and safest institutions within the Southwest.

Double-crosses, love triangles, and immersion in his personal self-destructive earlier conspire to guide him to smash. it isn't effortless to sleep whilst trying to find normalcy within the center of a brutal prior.

"Some humans write from the guts, yet Trent Zelazny leaves his blood at the page." --Erin Underwood, Underwords

"Trent Zelazny's paintings is natural Punk Classicism, with a spirit and center and ferocious inquiry that dance throughout a number of genres and eternally swap their landscape... He by no means disappoints." --Edward Morris, writer of Fathers and Sons: Blackguard

"Trent Zelazny is the easiest hard-boiled noir author of this generation!" --Sarah L. Covert, Editor of She by no means Slept

"I have anyone new to admire." --Joe R. Lansdale, Edgar Award winner and eight-time Bram Stoker Award winner

"Trent Zelazny has already all started to carve out his personal style area of interest. he is obtained the suitable stuff to make fiction either engrossing and literate." --Tom Piccirilli, winner of 2 foreign mystery Awards and 4 Bram Stoker Awards

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The Likeness: A Novel

By Tana French

The haunting stick with as much as the Edgar Award-winning debut In the Woods

Tana French astonished critics and readers alike together with her enchanting debut novel, In the Woods. Now either French and Detective Cassie Maddox go back to resolve a case much more sinister and enigmatic than the 1st. Six months after the occasions of In the Woods, an pressing cell name beckons Cassie to a grisly crime scene. The sufferer appears precisely like Cassie and includes identity deciding upon herself as Alexandra Madison, an alias Cassie as soon as used. without notice, Cassie needs to become aware of not just who killed this woman, yet, extra importantly, who's this woman? A tense story of transferring identities, The Likeness firmly establishes Tana French as a tremendous voice in suspense fiction.

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Misterioso: A Crime Novel (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

By Arne Dahl

The first novel in Arne Dahl’s gripping Intercrime series—considered certainly one of Sweden’s best—Misterioso is a piercingly darkish and soaking up detective thriller.
 
After dismantling a bloody hostage scenario at a financial institution open air Stockholm, Detective Paul Hjelm is dropped into an elite task-force assembled to discover an elusive assassin with a worldly technique. The killer breaks into the houses of Sweden’s high-profile enterprise leaders at evening, locations bullets of their heads with lethal precision, then eliminates the bullets from the walls—a ritual enacted to a unprecedented bootleg recording of Thelonious Monk’s jazz vintage “Misterioso.” As Hjlem and the remainder of the staff persist with one lead after one other, they need to navigate the murky underworld of the Russian mafia, penetrate the key society of Sweden’s wealthiest denizens, and conflict one of many country’s so much continual ills: a deep-rooted xenophobia that has effects on either the police and the perpetrator.

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Nineteen Seventy-Seven: The Red Riding Quartet, Book Two (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

By David Peace

David Peace's acclaimed pink using Quartet maintains with this exhilarating follow-up to Nineteen Seventy-Four. it truly is summer time in Leeds and the town is anxiously waiting for the Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth's reign. Detective Bob Fraser and Jack Whitehead, a reporter on the Post, despite the fact that, produce other issues on their minds-mainly the very fact that somebody is murdering prostitutes. The killer is instantly dubbed the “Yorkshire Ripper” and every guy, all alone, works tirelessly to trap him. yet their investigations flip grisly as they every one have interaction in affairs with the prostitutes they're supposedly conserving. because the summer season progresses, the killings speed up and it sort of feels as though Fraser and Whitehead are the one males who suspect or care that there's extra than one killer at huge.

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Grave Situation (Detective Allan Stanton Book 1)

By Alex MacLean

Halifax cop Allan Stanton is a stricken murder detective who has misplaced every thing, together with his kinfolk and his experience of justice. while he ultimately comes to a decision to depart the strength and begin over, he is assigned a string of murders that each one undergo the symptoms of a serial killer accumulating trophies.

As Stanton unravels each one grisly crime scene, the mounting proof issues uncomfortably just about him and a case extra nerve-racking than something he is ever visible.

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