Category: Crime

  • V de venganza / V is For Vengeance

    By Sue Grafton

    L. a. detective Kinsey Millhone se enfrenta a un complicado y peligroso entramado de casos. Mientras una mujer de turbio pasado se suicida en circunstancias extranas, un chico consentido acuciado por las deudas de juego cree poder burlar al sistema, y l. a. vida de una joven encantadora esta a punto de partirse en mil pedazos. Pero, ademas, Kinsey se topa con una purple de ladronas profesionales que trabajan para l. a. mafia; con un marido infiel, rico y despiadado; con un policia corrupto tan afianzado en su shipment que se ha vuelto inmune a las denuncias; con un gangster siniestro, brutal y sin conciencia; y con un viudo solitario que llora l. a. muerte de su amante, desesperado por obtener respuestas que podrian ser mucho peores que el dolor de su perdida. Para colmo, como regalo al cumplir treinta y ocho anos, Kinsey recibe un punetazo que le destroza media cara.
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  • Coffin On The Water

    By Gwendoline Butler

    British Metropolitan Detective John Coffin investigates a spate of murders concerning a deranged guy who kills and mutilates humans, supplying every one sufferer as a ""gift"" to a recognized actress from her useless son. Reprint. K. AB.
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  • Behold a Pale Horse: A Mystery of Ancient Ireland (Mysteries of Ancient Ireland)

    By Peter Tremayne

    In Behold a faded Horse Peter Tremayne brings us a difficult case of homicide and conspiracy within the pagan wilds of Northern Italy

    In 664 A.D., simply after the occasions precise in Shroud for the Archbishop, Fidelma of Cashel takes a unforeseen detour on her journey domestic from Rome. whereas within the port at Genua (modern day Genoa), Fidelma―sister of 1 Ireland's kings and an suggest in her country's legislations courts―receives be aware that one in all her previous academics, Brother Ruadan, is achieving the top of his days. made up our minds to determine her previous mentor one final time, Fidelma takes the treacherous trip to a distant abbey within the countryside―a position the place the previous pagan faith nonetheless has a carry and the place even the Christians are usually in bloody clash with one another. yet after she hears her demise teacher's final phrases, Fidelma's most threatening experience has simply all started. With one homicide after the following and a vicious struggle within the offing, it truly is as much as Fidelma, on my own and on her personal, to resolve a unprecedented conspiracy ahead of it's too late.

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  • Strange History of Bonnie & Clyde

    This is the real tale of Bonnie Parker (1910-1934) and Clyde Barrow (1909-1934), a tender sociopathic Southern couple gunned down by means of professionals after a two-year crime spree that left twelve humans useless. This historical past cuts via hype and mythology and examines the outlaws' liberal and dysfunctional intercourse existence, their impressive skill to elude a 1000-man posse, the contradictory debts of the mythic ambush that led to their deaths and the intense development of Bonnie and Clyde legend.
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  • Devoured

    1856, London: The specimen-collecting craze is transforming into, and discoveries in distant jungles are reshaping the identified global. while the glamorous woman Bessingham is located murdered, surrounded via her large choice of fossils and tribal mask, Professor Adolphus Hatton and his morgue assistant Albert Roumande are referred to as in to check the crime scene - and the physique.

    In the recent and suspicious international of forensics, Hatton and Roumande are the easiest. however the crime scene isn't constrained to at least one room. of their efforts to aid the notorious Scotland backyard detective Inspector Adams music down the Lady's killer, Hatton and Roumande discover a path of murders hooked up to a packet of seditious letters that, if released, could switch the face of society and faith irrevocably.

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  • Chosen Prey

    By John Sandford

    He sounds like this type of great guy. You’d by no means bet what used to be happening in his mind…

    Art historical past professor James Qatar has a pastime: he is taking mystery pictures of girls to gasoline extra tricky fantasies. whilst he’s on my own. in the back of locked doorways. Then in the future, he is going a step extra and... good, something results in one other. Qatar has no selection. He has to kill her. and also you comprehend whatever? He likes it.

    When Deputy leader Lucas Davenport takes the case, he assumes it’ll be simple police paintings. He couldn’t be extra improper. because the research path takes a few unforeseen turns, it turns into transparent that not anything is easy approximately this killer, his sufferers, or his explanations. And to forestall him Lucas has no selection yet to stroll correct into his lair.

    WITH a brand new advent through JOHN SANDFORD
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  • Blue Genes

    By Val McDermid

    Kate Brannigan is having a foul weekend, her boyfriend's dying detect is within the newspaper, her plans to trap a staff of heartless fraudsters are in disarray, and a Celtic neo-punk band wish her to rescue them from saboteurs. as though that won't adequate, Kate's company associate wishes her to shop for him out so he can to migrate to Australia, and personal Eyes with rules by no means have that sort of money. Kate cannot even cry on her top friend's shoulder, for Alexis has concerns of her personal. Confronting betrayal and greed, Kate fights to avoid wasting her livelihood and her existence.
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  • Shark River (Doc Ford, Book 8)

    By Randy Wayne White

    The prior comes disconcertingly alive for document Ford, in a chain that maintains to develop in reputation and acclaim.

    Randy Wayne White's Ten Thousand Islands used to be "one of the main gratifying thrillers in contemporary memory" wrote the Chicago Tribune, and the starred assessment in Publishers Weekly stated, "Of the entire writers [in] the Florida mayhem increase, basically White can declare to have created a chain hero to check Hemingway's memorable outdoorsmen and John D. MacDonald's much-missed Travis McGee." And now White has created his so much electrifying novel yet.

    On a operating holiday to Guava Key, marine biologist document Ford notices lady joggers who persist with an analogous direction whilst each day. He can't support pondering how effortless it'd be for a predator to discover them, too. because it seems, he isn't the one one. There appear to be a growing number of predators those days.

    Forced to step in, Ford unearths himself concerned with a narrative of intrigue and revenge that turns into extra harmful with each turn-and a few of them hit beautiful as regards to domestic. upload to Bahamian relative he by no means knew he had, a letter resulting in a treasure which can or would possibly not exist, and a few prior heritage that turns into very alarmingly current, and his existence has all of sudden turn into very complex. let alone the possibility of his loss of life. . . .

    Filled with crackling energy and surroundings, and a few of the simplest suspense characters in fiction, Shark River is a triumph of storytelling.
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  • Suffer Little Children

    By Peter Tremayne

    In A.D. 644, a revered pupil of the Celtic Church is murdered in the course of a trip to the Irish nation of Muman. The kingdom's ruler summons Sister Fidelma to resolve the brutal homicide, yet her time is restricted. The sufferer, because it seems, was once a comrade of the conceited King of Fearna, who threatens conflict over the suspicious dying of his buddy. yet in the course of her inquiries, Sister Fidelma involves become aware of that there's extra handy than what seems to be, and unearths her personal existence stuck within the stability.
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