Hunter/Prey (An Allie Krycek Thriller, Book 1)

By Sam Sisavath

REVENGE capability sporting A LOADED SHOTGUN.

She has been making plans this for ten years. She’s considered every little thing and expert for this one unmarried evening. not anything may be able to move wrong.

He’s a serial killer who has eluded the police for the final ten years. while his most up-to-date sufferer seems not to be who she looks, the hunter will notice what it’s prefer to be the prey.

When those very made up our minds foes conflict, there will be blood. a technique or one other, just one of them is popping out of this alive…

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Le Vieil Homme et les loups

By Julia Kristeva

Ce récit fantastique est aussi un roman policier.

Des loups envahissent Santa Barbara, ils tuent bêtes et gens, changent les visages des hommes et des femmes: tout le monde devient conceited, criminel, animal.

Une noyée anonyme est repêchée dans le lac. Alba et Vespasien ne songent qu'à s'entretuer, tandis que le Vieil Homme - seul être vigilant qui proceed à refuser l. a. barbarie ambiante - meurt d'une mort inexplicable. Qui est l'assassin?

Stéphanie Delacour, journaliste, se transforme en détective pour mener l'enquête. Elle realize une civilisation en pleine métamorphose. Ex-démocratie populaire ou bien société superlibérale qui a perdu ses valeurs, Santa Barbara est un condensé de haine et de crime banalisé.

Cette imaginative and prescient à los angeles Goya noir, appliquée au monde actuel, s'impose au détective à partir d'un deuil qui brûle au coeur de son magazine intime. Le Vieil Homme et les loups s'adresse ainsi à ceux qui, ayant perdu une personne aimée, s'étiolent d'angoisse devant l'inimaginable de l. a. mort et cherchent à dire los angeles violence de leur solitude sans partage.

Le roman policier rejoint à cet speedy le conte philosophique.

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Casino (Van In, Book 16)

By Pieter Aspe

Hubert Blontrock, een notoir gokker, krijgt de kans om deel te nemen aan een roulettespel waarvan de inzet een mensenleven is. Een paar uur later wordt hij door de politie opgepakt wegens openbare dronkenschap. In zijn roes laat hij iets vallen over een roulettespel waarbij doden zullen vallen. Als Van In hem de volgende dag komt opzoeken ontkent de guy echter alles. Nog geen dag later wordt hij dood aangetroffen in zijn huis.
Onderzoek wijst uit dat hij elektrische schokken toegediend kreeg. Van In begint een onderzoek, maar krijgt amper de tijd om zich in de zaak te verdiepen. Op het strand tussen Blankenberge en Wenduine wordt het naakte lichaam aangetroffen van een meisje dat internet een borstcorrectie heeft laten uitvoeren in de privé-kliniek van dokter Decoopman, een gerenommeerd plastisch chirurg. De twee moorden houden op het eerste gezicht geen verband met elkaar, tot Van In stukje bij beetje een gruwelijke waarheid ontdekt: het 'spel' waarvoor Blontrock in een dronken bui waarschuwde, wordt wel degelijk gespeeld. Merel Deman, het meisje dat dood op het strand werd aangetroffen, was once het eerste slachtoffer.

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The Keep

By Jennifer Egan

Award-winning writer Jennifer Egan brilliantly conjures an international from which break out is very unlikely and the place the maintain –the tower, the final stand –is either every thing worthy conserving and the very factor that needs to be surrendered in an effort to live to tell the tale.

Two cousins, irreversibly broken by means of a youth prank, reunite two decades later to renovate a medieval fortress in jap Europe. In an atmosphere of maximum paranoia, bring to an end from the skin global, the lads reenact the sign occasion in their adolescence, with much more catastrophic effects. and because the complete horror in their quandary unfolds, a prisoner, in prison for an unnamed crime, recounts an unforgettable tale that seamlessly brings the crimes of the prior and current into piercing relation.

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Taking Eve (Eve Duncan)

By Iris Johansen

"Filled with exciting twists and characters and an overarching secret that might hold fanatics coming back."―Kirkus Reviews
As a forensic sculptor, Eve Duncan's challenge is to carry closure to the households whose family have vanished. She is aware their anguish―her personal loved daughter, Bonnie, used to be taken from her whilst Bonnie was once simply seven years previous. it's only lately that this secret used to be resolved and Eve might start her trip to peace. Now Jim Doane desires a similar form of solutions that Eve continually longed for. His twenty-five-year-old son could or will not be useless, and he has simply burned cranium fragments as attainable proof. yet he can't visit the police for solutions with out exposing his darkish earlier, so as an alternative he chooses a daring step to discover the truth―one that takes Eve down a twisted direction of insanity and evil and into the darkest middle of her personal historical past. during this mystery from bestselling writer Iris Johansen, Doane wishes Eve's talents and he will do something to get them…even if it skill taking Eve.

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Trapped

By Jacqui Rose

As little ones, Maggie Donaldson and Johnny Taylor fell demanding and speedy in love. yet they didn′t understand they have been from rival gangland households in London′s felony underworld. Going public with their dating may have introduced them extra difficulty than they can deal with, so for years they hid the reality. yet their condominium of playing cards won′t be secure for a lot longer.

Maggie′s violent father Max has continuously been out for the Taylors′ blood and treats his family with slightly extra sympathy. There′s a long-buried explanation for the vendetta that not anyone talks approximately, a mystery so surprising it may possibly tear every one kin - and Maggie and Johnny - apart...

A gritty tale of sour feuds and unbreakable bonds, Trapped is the appropriate learn for enthusiasts of Mandasue Heller and Martina Cole.

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Silent Are the Dead (The Flash Casey Mysteries)

By George Harmon Coxe

Flash Casey snaps a photograph that holds the most important to a corrupt lawyer’s murder

Casey shouldn’t have needed to return for extra images of Stanford Endicott. He was once on the courtroom with the opposite newspaper photographers whilst the rich legal professional was once arraigned, and received images of him smiling as he wear a hat to conceal his bald head. yet ahead of Casey can get the negatives built, a couple of urchins thieve his digital camera case and disclose the plates to the solar. At his editor’s orders, Casey visits Endicott’s workplace for one more around of images. the image he's taking there's altogether extra attention-grabbing: Stanford Endicott, lifeless on his workplace floor.
 
Casey hears a legitimate within the subsequent room and is aware the assassin is shut. He offers chase out front door, and takes an image simply because the killer drives away. without warning, Flash Casey has an even bigger tale than he bargained for.

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One Foot in the Grave (The James Pibble Mysteries)

By Peter Dickinson

CWA Gold Dagger winner Peter Dickinson is again: Now-retired Scotland backyard superintendent James Pibble isn’t approximately to head quietly into the night—not whilst there’s a homicide case or (or 3) to resolve

At Flycatchers, a well-to-do nursing domestic watched over by means of no-nonsense nurse Jenny, one-time detective James Pibble shuttles among his nothing-to-live-for current and thoughts of the crimes he’s solved—or did not. He’s roused from his listless life while he discovers a useless physique on best of the water tower.

defense shield George Tosca isn’t the single one at Flycatchers who has met his maker a section too unexpectedly. there were different suspicious deaths within the final 3 years, together with these of army guy Sir Archibald Gunter and Bertie Foster-Banks, an inveterate gambler and shareholder in the house. the coming of a girl in black units off a sinister chain of occasions, and prior to he is familiar with it, Pibble is at the case.

As he travels down a twisting course of blackmail and escalating violence, Pibble unearths that his lifestyles is unexpectedly packed with function back. he'll deliver a crafty killer to justice—or die making an attempt. however the genuine cause he went as much as the tower on that stormy iciness evening is associated with a mystery he’ll hold to his grave.

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A Certain Retribution

By Michael Lister

 Someone is killing police officers with their very own guns. 
On their option to checking out who and why, Merrick McKnight and Reggie Summers observe there is no justice particularly like small town-justice and occasionally the simplest you could desire for is a undeniable form of retribution. 
For his 20th anniversary as a novelist, Michael Lister is doing whatever he is by no means performed before--setting a unique in his hometown. 
And not only any novel. A Merrick McKnight novel that introduces Reggie Summers. A secret. A mystery. A love story 
Merrick McKnight and Michael Lister percentage many things--chief between them an identical small North Florida city of Wewahitchka. Wewa to locals.
Wewahitchka, this means that "water eyes," a result of approximately completely around lakes within the heart of city, is a wild, untamed region--backwoods, airborne dirt and dust roads, untouched, unspoiled, in many ways unwelcoming. This brutally attractive position is domestic to the mythical lifeless Lakes, international well-known Tupelo honey, and now "A definite Retribution." 
In protecting with the novel's twenty-year subject, it opens with those phrases: I see her for the 1st time in over 20 years the evening earlier than she'll be arrested.
Reggie meets Merrick and an exciting experience begins.
Mystery. Romance. Suspense. All in a small town.
Welcome to Wewa.

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A Family Affair

By Rex Stout

What can make Nero Wolfe so decided to resolve a criminal offense that he will be keen to paintings totally with out expense or customer? What would it not take to place him, for the 1st time, perplexed? What might make him so indignant approximately at case that he might refuse to talk to the police, no matter if he has to spend fifty-one hours in reformatory accordingly? by no means sooner than within the Nero Wolfe books has Rex Stout proven us the extremes to which the best detective on the planet could be driven, yet by no means sooner than has a bomb blown up within the previous brownstone on West thirty fifth road, murdering an individual correct lower than Wolfe's nostril. while in October 1974 Pierre Ducos, considered one of Wolfe's favourite waiters at Rusterman's, Wolfe's favourite eating place, dies simply down the corridor from Archie's bed room, Wolfe is understandably desirous to locate the culprit, but if that homicide in some way turns into hooked up with tape recorders, Washington attorneys, and perhaps even a conspiracy to hinder justice, his fury turns into so excessive that even Archie is wondered. not just is that this an outstanding bankruptcy within the Nero Wolfe legend; A kin Affair is a wonderful secret novel that are supposed to seize many new lovers and should satisfaction (and amaze) the long-standing admirers of Wolfe and Archie.

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