Category: Crime

Time of Death: Eternity in Death; Ritual in Death; Missing in Death (In Death, Books 24.5, 27.5, 29.5)

By J. D. Robb

From the number 1 big apple occasions bestselling writer: 3 renowned Eve Dallas tales jointly for the 1st time in a single quantity.

J. D. Robb's In loss of life novels were praised as "Law & Order: SVU-in the future" (Entertainment Weekly). Now, jointly for the 1st time in a single quantity, are 3 tales that focus Lieutenant Eve Dallas doing what she does most sensible: fixing crime with ability, integrity, and passion.

Eternity in Death
A seductive killer is luring in sufferers with a promise of the impossible-immortality. Eve Dallas needs to strip away the myth to trap the coldhearted madman.

Ritual in Death
Eve is plunged into the violent aftermath of a ritualistic murder-and into the brain of an alleged witness who can't take into accout a specific thing to save lots of his life.

Missing in Death
When a girl disappears from a brand new York urban ferry, it's a case that merely Eve Dallas can clear up- as the girl didn't bounce, and but she's now not on board.

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The Kill Riff

By David J. Schow

Lucas Ellington's daughter, Kristen, is beaten to demise at a rock live performance held through "Whip Hand", the baddest band round. Returning to the area after a yr in psychiatric care, Lucas comes to a decision to kill the band participants one through one.

Readers of this primary novel will comprehend why Schow wins awards for his horror tales. Lucas Ellington seeks to avenge his daughter's demise at a rock live performance by way of destroying band participants one after the other. The final one left alive is pressured to stay as much as a macho snapshot through stalking his stalker in go back. Lucas is a sympathetic personality at the start, yet more and more his craziness is published. This novel bargains with the darkish aspect of rock tune and media exploitation yet, in a bigger experience, it explores what revenge does to the avenger. photo intercourse, violence, and vulgarity may perhaps flip a few readers off, yet this can be another way strongly advised for horror collections.

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City of the Lost

By Will Adams

A high-stakes mystery which weaves Turkey's war-torn prior with motion, experience and conspiracy. British company intelligence operative Iain Black is stuck up within the car-bombing of a resort in Southern Turkey whereas investigating a murky Lebanese banker. His associate, Mustafa, is killed within the blast, and Iain vows to determine who's in charge. operating with attractive Dutch historian Aletta Neuhuis, who used to be additionally affected within the bombing, Iain 's investigative path results in Turkey's previous – to the invasion of Northern Cyprus in 1974, and additional again in time to the Trojan warfare. because the connections develop into transparent, Iain and Aletta start to notice that this used to be no random terrorist assault, yet anything greater and much extra harmful. and because the hunters develop into the hunted, Iain and Aletta needs to dig deeper to bare a terrifying conspiracy ahead of they're silenced for good…

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The Killing Game: An Eve Duncan Forensics Thriller

By Iris Johansen

A cruel killer at the hunt...an blameless baby in his sights...a lady pushed to the sting to prevent him...

The killer is aware Eve Duncan all too good. He understands the soreness she feels for her murdered daughter, Bonnie, whose physique hasn't ever been came upon. He understands that as one of many nation's most sensible forensic sculptors she'll insist on picking the 9 skeletons unearthed on a bluff close to Georgia's Talladega Falls. He understands she can't withstand the temptation of believing that a type of skeletons could be her daughter's. yet that's purely the start of the killer's sadistic online game. He desires Eve one on one, and he will use his ace within the gap to ensure she complies. And he will not cease enjoying till he claims the prize he wishes so much: Eve's lifestyles.

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Criminal Intent (Mike Daley/Rosie Fernandez Legal Thriller Book 3)

By Sheldon Siegel

** legal purpose is publication three of seven within the criminal mystery sequence that includes Mike Daley & Rosie Fernandez. **

You can decide your mates, they are saying, yet you cannot choose your loved ones. And in recent years, Mike Daley's family members has been protecting him very busy. An ex-priest, ex-public defender, and ex-corporate attorney, Daley and his former spouse, Rosie Fernandez, now run their very own San Francisco legal safeguard company. such a lot in their circumstances are really small-time, that's why it might be astounding that the individual accused of murdering motion picture director Richard (Big Dick) MacArthur is asking them-except that the accused is Rosie's personal niece, Angelina. That case is undesirable sufficient, however the relations difficulties do not finish there: Rosie's brother, Tony, might be at the unsuitable finish of a strong-arm graft idea; the son of 1 of the firm's attorneys has simply been busted on a drug cost; Mike is having a clandestine affair with a girl pass judgement on . . . and Rosie herself has a depressing mystery that could make it all appear beside the point.

An tricky plot, immensely likeable characters, strong suspense, and greater than a marginally of humor-these have already turn into Siegel's hallmarks. legal rationale will continue you turning pages until eventually its ultimate, unbelievable finish.

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Dead Sleep

By Greg Iles

They're referred to as "The snoozing Women." a sequence of unsettling work during which the nude girl matters seem to be no longer asleep, yet useless. Photojournalist Jordan Glass has one more reason to discover the work disturbing...The face on one of many nudes is her own-or might be the face of her dual sister, who disappeared and remains to be lacking. on the urging of the FBI, Jordan turns into either hunter and hunted in a look for the nameless artist-an obsessed killer who turns out to grasp extra approximately Jordan and her family members than she is ready to face...

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Double Cross: The Explosive Inside Story of the Mobster Who Controlled America

that includes a brand-new creation by means of the writer, this New York occasions bestseller provides an within exposé  of mob boss Sam Giancana—talented businessman, Las Vegas entrepreneur, ruthless killer, and out of doors participant for the CIA’s dirtiest deeds. Giancana clawed his technique to the pinnacle of the Mafia hierarchy through beginning as a success guy for Al Capone. He partied with significant stars akin to Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe and did company with brokers starting from the CIA to the Vatican to the shah of Iran. whilst Joe Kennedy gave Giancana the opportunity to exploit mob muscle to get his son John elected, Giancana jumped on the job. however the Kennedy brothers double-crossed him, waging full-scale conflict on equipped crime in the course of the usa, and Giancana stumbled on himself going after the Kennedys. surely, his tale, written with suspense and honest conviction, replaced the process American heritage. This stunning, inside-the-syndicate tell-all finds Giancana's first-person testimony relating to his involvement within the deaths of Monroe and others, between different surprising secrets and techniques

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Rush of Blood

By Mark Billingham

Ideal strangers. an ideal vacation. the appropriate murder...Three meet round the pool on their Florida vacation and turn into speedy pals. yet on their final evening, their excellent vacation takes a sad twist: the teenage daughter of one other holidaymaker is going lacking, and her physique is later came upon floating within the mangroves. while the stunned go back domestic, they continue to be in touch, and over the process 3 more and more fraught dinner events they arrive to grasp each other higher. yet they don't consistently like what they locate: buried underneath those it sounds as if basic exteriors are a few darkish secrets and techniques, hidden kinks, grotesque vices...Then, a moment lady is going lacking. may perhaps it's that this type of six has a mystery a long way darker than anyone can think? A brilliantly plotted, totally gripping mystery concerning the possibility of creating buddies on vacation, Rush of Blood is Mark Billingham's such a lot formidable and entire paintings up to now.

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Devil in a Blue Dress (Easy Rawlins Mysteries (Paperback))

By Walter Mosley

Devil in a Blue Dress, a defining novel in Walter Mosley’s bestselling effortless Rawlins secret sequence, used to be tailored right into a TriStar photographs movie starring Denzel Washington as effortless Rawlins and Don Cheadle as Mouse.

Set within the overdue Forties, within the African-American neighborhood of Watts, la, Devil in a Blue costume follows effortless Rawlins, a black struggle veteran simply fired from his activity at a safety plant. effortless is ingesting in a friend's bar, puzzling over how he will meet his personal loan, whilst a white guy in a linen go well with walks in, delivering solid cash if effortless will easily find leave out Daphne Monet, a blonde good looks identified to widespread black jazz golf equipment.

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Organized Crime, Corruption and Crime Prevention: Essays in Honor of Ernesto U. Savona

​​​This quantity collects new contributions to investigate on mafias, geared up crime, cash laundering, and other kinds of advanced crimes, accumulating essentially the most authoritative and recognized students within the box. The chapters for this quantity are unique peices written in honor of the retirement of Dr. Ernesto U. Savona, highlighting his study and legacy. all through his educational occupation, Professor Ernesto U. Savona has investigated advanced crimes starting from geared up crime, to fiscal crime, to funds laundering. In his paintings, he has attempted to compile lecturers, coverage makers, and practitioners to deliver figuring out for crime difficulties and leading edge suggestions. His ardour in the direction of the sensible software of the findings of clinical study led him to came across Transcrime in 1994, that is this day one of the most crucial criminological think-tanks in Europe.This very important book is aimed at scholars learning felony coverage and study, fairly within the components of felony networks, equipped crime, white collar crime, the heritage of criminology.

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