Month: October 2016

  • Hades (An Archer and Bennett Thriller)

    “Compelling . . . A chilling read.” —Sydney Morning Herald

    Twenty years in the past, little ones have been abducted and left for dead.
    Raised by means of a grasp felony, they grew as much as develop into law enforcement officials. Very strange law enforcement officials . . .

    Homicide detective Frank Bennett has an interesting new accomplice. darkish, attractive, coldly effective, Eden Archer is without doubt one of the so much enigmatic colleagues Frank has ever labored with—that contains her brother Eric, who’s additionally at the Sydney Metro police strength. them all are proven to the center while a neighborhood guy discovers a graveyard of huge metal toolboxes mendacity on the backside of the harbor. every one field incorporates a grisly trove of human physique parts.

    For Frank, the madman’s clues are a tantalizing puzzle. For Eden and Eric, the case holds chilling hyperlinks to a scarred childhood—and a murderous mentor named Hades. however the real evil is going past the bloody handiwork of a serial killer…

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  • Saints of the Shadow Bible (Inspector Rebus)

    By Ian Rankin

    Rebus and Malcolm Fox cross head-to-head whilst a 30-year-old homicide research resurfaces, forcing Rebus to confront crimes of the past

    Rebus is again at the strength, albeit with a demotion and a chip on his shoulder. he's investigating a motor vehicle coincidence while information arrives case from 30 years in the past is being reopened. Rebus's crew from these days is suspected of assisting a assassin get away justice to extra their very own ends.

    Malcolm Fox, in what is going to be his final case as an inner affairs cop, is tasked with checking out the reality. earlier and current are approximately to collide in surprising and murderous style. What does Rebus need to cover? And whose part is he particularly on? His colleagues again then known as themselves "The Saints," and swore a bond on anything referred to as the Shadow Bible. yet occasions have replaced and the crimes of the earlier would possibly not remain hidden for much longer -- and will additionally play a task within the current, as Scotland gears up for a referendum on independence.

    Allegiances are being shaped, enemies made, and enormous questions requested. who're the saints and who the sinners? and will the single ever develop into the opposite?
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  • For Reasons Unknown: A gripping crime debut that keeps you guessing until the last page (DCI Matilda Darke, Book 1)

    By Michael Wood

    Two murders. two decades. Now the killer is again for more…

    A darkly compelling debut crime novel. the beginning of an excellent sequence, ideal for enthusiasts of Stuart MacBride, Val McDermid, and James Oswald.

    DCI Matilda Darke has back to paintings after a 9 month absence. A shadow of her former self, she is tasked with re-opening a chilly case: the terrifyingly brutal murders of Miranda and Stefan Harkness. the one witness used to be their eleven-year-old son, Jonathan, who used to be too deeply traumatized to talk a word.

    Then a lifeless physique is came upon, and the research leads again to Matilda's case. unexpectedly the earlier and current converge, and it kind of feels a killer can have come again for more…

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  • The Dove of Death: A Mystery of Ancient Ireland (Mysteries of Ancient Ireland featuring Sister Fidelma of Cashel)

    By Peter Tremayne

    In A.D. 670, an Irish service provider send is attacked by means of a pirate vessel off the southern coast of the Breton peninsula. Merchad, the ship’s captain, and Bressal, a prince from the Irish state of Muman, are killed in chilly blood once they have surrendered. one of the different passengers who be capable of break out the slaughter are Fidelma of Cashel and her devoted better half, Brother Eadulf.

    Once appropriately ashore, Fidelma—sister to the King of Muman and an recommend of the Brehon legislation courts—is decided to convey the killers to justice, not just simply because her education calls for it but in addition simply because one of many sufferers was once her cousin. the single clue to the killer’s identification is the emblem of the dove at the attacking ship’s sails, a clue that leads her on a deadly quest to confront the guy often called The Dove of Death.
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  • Flesh and Bone: A Body Farm Novel

    By Jefferson Bass

    Anthropologist Dr. invoice Brockton based Tennessee's world-famous physique Farm—a small piece of land the place corpses are left to decay for you to achieve vital forensic info. Now, within the wake of a stunning crime in close by Chattanooga, he is referred to as upon via Jess Carter—the emerging celebrity of the state's clinical examiners—to support her get to the bottom of a murderous puzzle. yet afterre-creating the demise scene on the physique Farm, Brockton discovers his profession, recognition, and existence are in dire jeopardy while a moment, unexplained corpse looks within the grisly setting.

    Accused of a awful crime—transformed in a single day from a revered professor to a hated and feared pariah—Bill Brockton will desire each ounce of his ambitious forensic abilities to flee the ingeniously woven internet that is tightening round him . . . and to end up the likely very unlikely: his personal innocence.

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  • The Charlie Parker Collection 1-4: Every Dead Thing, Dark Hollow, The Killing Kind, The White Road (Charlie Parker Box Set)

    By John Connolly

    The first 4 novels within the Charlie Parker sequence, on hand jointly as a digital-only package deal.

    Former NYPD Charlie Parker first looks in each lifeless factor on a quest for the killer of his spouse and daughter. he's a guy fed on via violence, guilt and the will for revenge. while his ex-partner asks him to trace down a lacking lady, Parker embarks on a grim odyssey throughout the bowels of organised crime to a special serial killer: The traveling Man.

    In darkish hole, deepest detective Charlie Parker embarks on a nerve-shredding manhunt and closes in on his top suspect. yet another person is monitoring them both.

    Parker's empathy with the powerless sufferers of crime is becoming ever more desirable. It makes him a usual option to examine the dying of Grace Peltier within the KILLING type - a demise that looks to be a suicide. Genial killers Angel and Louis subscribe to Parker back as he descends right into a honeycomb global populated through darkish angels and misplaced souls.

    In THE WHITE street, a black formative years faces the dying penalty for rape and homicide; his sufferer, the daughter of 1 of the wealthiest males in South Carolina. it's a case with its roots in previous evil, and outdated evil is Charlie Parker's speciality. Evil males from his previous unite to particular a negative revenge at the inner most detective.

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  • The Forgotten Girls (Louise Rick series)

    Sara Blaedel--Denmark's "Queen of Crime"--brings her number one bestseller THE FORGOTTEN women to North America.


    Four days later, Louise Rick nonetheless had no solutions.
    The physique of an unidentified girl used to be found in a neighborhood wooded area. a wide, specific scar on one part of her face must have made the identity effortless, yet no one has mentioned her lacking. because the new commander of the lacking folks division, Louise dangers concerning the media via freeing a photograph of the sufferer, hoping to discover somebody who knew her.
    Louise's gamble can pay off: an older lady telephones to assert that she acknowledges the lady as Lisemette, a baby she as soon as cared for within the nation psychological establishment a long time in the past. Lisemette, just like the different little ones within the establishment, used to be deserted through her relatives and branded a "forgotten girl." yet Louise quickly discovers anything extra tense: Lisemette had a dual, and either women have been issued dying certificate greater than thirty years in the past.
    Aided through her buddy journalist Camilla Lind, Louise reveals that the research takes a shocking and unsettling flip whilst it brings her toward her formative years domestic. And as she uncovers extra crimes that have been committed--and hidden--in the wooded area, she is pressured to confront a bad hyperlink to her personal earlier that has been conscientiously concealed.
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  • Headhunters (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

    With Headhunters, Jo Nesbø has crafted a humorous, darkish, and twisted caper tale useful of Quentin Tarantino and the Coen brothers. FIRST TIME released within the U.S. NOW a big movie FROM MAGNOLIA PICTURES.

    Roger Brown is a company headhunter, and he’s a grasp of his occupation. yet one occupation easily can’t aid his sumptuous way of life and his wife’s fledgling artwork gallery. At an artwork beginning one evening he meets Clas Greve, who's not just the appropriate candidate for an incredible CEO activity, but additionally, possibly, the reply to his monetary woes: Greve simply so occurs to say that he owns a valuable Peter Paul Rubens portray that’s been misplaced considering the fact that international warfare II—and Roger Brown in order that occurs to dabble in paintings robbery. but if he breaks into Greve’s residence, he unearths greater than simply the portray. And Clas Greve may possibly turn into the worst factor that’s ever occurred to Roger Brown.
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  • (2) (Joona Linna)

    Kommissarie Joona Linna i Keplers uppföljare until Hypnotisören

    En sommarnatt hittas en kvinna död på en stor fritidsbåt som motive force runt i Stockholms skärgård. Hennes lungor är fyllda av bräckt vatten, males det finns inga spår av detta vatten på kläderna eller resten av kroppen.
    – Hon har drunknat, Joona, säger Nålen.
    – Drunknat?
    Nålen nickar och ler vibrerande.
    – Hon har drunknat ombord på en båt som flyter, säger han.
    – Antagligen har någon hittat henne i vattnet och lyft ombord henne.
    – Ja, males om jag trodde det så hade jag inte tagit upp din tid, säger Nålen.

    Nästa dag hittas en guy död i sin paradvåning på Östermalm. Mannen hänger i en snara från lampkroken i taket. Hur har det gått until eventually? Det är högt i tak och det finns inte en enda möbel i hela rummet, ingenting att klättra på. Trots det är kommissarie Joona Linna övertygad om att det rör sig om självmord.
    Han har givetvis rätt.
    Mannen har tagit sitt eget liv, males självmordet avslutar inte fallet, utan blir istället upptakten until eventually ett hisnande intensivt och farligt förlopp.
    Vissa kontrakt kan guy inte bryta ens genom sin egen död.

    Paganini-kontraktet är pseudonymen Lars Keplers nya bok efter den massiva succén med debuten Hypnotisören.

    "Spännande, mycket spännande." Svenska Dagbladet

    "Mycket bättre än så här blir det inte." Göteborgs-Posten

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  • The Kill Riff

    By David J. Schow

    Lucas Ellington's daughter, Kristen, is overwhelmed to loss of life at a rock live performance held by means of "Whip Hand", the baddest band round. Returning to the realm after a 12 months in psychiatric care, Lucas comes to a decision to kill the band contributors one by means of 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 means of destroying band participants one after the other. The final one left alive is compelled to reside as much as a macho photo via stalking his stalker in go back. Lucas is a sympathetic personality at the start, yet more and more his craziness is printed. This novel bargains with the darkish facet of rock song and media exploitation yet, in a bigger feel, it explores what revenge does to the avenger. photograph intercourse, violence, and vulgarity might flip a few readers off, yet this can be in a different way strongly urged for horror collections.
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