Just One Evil Act: A Lynley Novel

By Elizabeth George

#1 big apple Times bestselling writer of A dinner party of Consequences Elizabeth George gives you one other masterpiece of suspense in her Inspector Lynley sequence: a gripping child-in-danger tale that exams Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers as by no means before.

Barbara is at a loss: Hadiyyah, the daughter of her pal Taymullah Azhar, has been taken via her mom, and Barbara can’t particularly aid. Azhar has no felony claim.

Just whilst Azhar is commencing to settle for his soul-crushing loss, he will get extra stunning information: Hadiyyah has been abducted from an Italian industry. As either Barbara and her associate, Inspector Thomas Lynley, quickly realize, the case is much extra complicated than a standard kidnapping, revealing secrets and techniques that may have far-reaching results outdoors of the research. With either her activity and the lifetime of a bit woman at the line, Barbara needs to make a decision what issues so much and the way a ways she’s prepared to visit safeguard it.

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Tick Tock (Michael Bennett)

By James Patterson

NYC's number one detective, Michael Bennett, has a massive problem--the Son of Sam, the Werewolf of Wisteria and the Mad Bomber are all again. town hasn't ever been extra terrified!

Tick--a killer's countdown begins
A rash of frightening crimes tears throughout the urban, throwing it into whole chaos and terrorizing each person residing there. instantly, it turns into transparent that they're now not the paintings of an novice, yet of a calculating, effective, and lethal mastermind.

Tick--Michael Bennett is at the chase
The urban calls on Detective Michael Bennett, pulling him clear of a seashore retreat along with his ten followed little ones, his grandfather, and their cherished nanny, Mary Catherine. not just does it tear aside their holiday, it leaves the whole kinfolk open to attack.

Tock--your time is up
Bennett enlists assistance from a former colleague, FBI Agent Emily Parker. As his affection for Emily grows into anything more suitable, his dating with Mary Catherine takes an unforeseen flip. All too quickly, one other appalling crime leads Bennett to a surprising discovery that exposes the killer's development and the earth-shattering enormity of his plan. From the author of the number 1 ny detective sequence comes the main risky and so much explosive Michael Bennett novel ever.

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Ten Second Staircase: A Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery

By Christopher Fowler

It’s a criminal offense tailored for the unusual Crimes Unit: a arguable artist is murdered and displayed as a part of her personal outrageous deploy. No suspects, no intent, no evidence—but this time they do have an eyewitness. A twelve-year-old claims the killer was once a cape-clad highwayman atop a black stallion. Whoever the killer relatively is, he turns out motive on killing off adequate minor celebrities to turn into one himself. As “Highwayman Fever” grips London, Bryant and should, in addition to the latest member of the Unit, May’s agoraphobic granddaughter, April, locate themselves checking out a case regarding creative rivalries, sleazy intercourse affairs, the Knights Templars, feuding road gangs, and a decades-old crime spree that cut up up their partnership as soon as before—and threatens to finish it again…with murder.

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The Blue Journal: A Detective Anthony Walker Novel

By L.T. Graham

While one in all Randi Conway’s psychotherapy sufferers is located lifeless of a gunshot wound, the research is grew to become over to Detective Anthony Walker.

Formerly a brand new York urban cop, Walker now serves at the police strength of an prosperous neighborhood in Fairfield County, Connecticut.  He lives one of the privileged gentry, the place he is familiar with that appearances are usually a ways faraway from reality.  This definitely proves to be real within the dying of Elizabeth Knoebel, while Walker discovers that she were conserving a personal magazine entitled “SEXUAL RITES”.  

In her diary, Elizabeth was once recording the specific info of her sexual adventures with quite a few males, a lot of whom have been married to the ladies in her remedy group.  Elizabeth used to be a predator bent on seducing and, in a few circumstances, humiliating those males, keen about a perverse project that Walker believes resulted in her murder.

As Walker uncovers the secrets and techniques of Elizabeth’s memoir, he turns into confident that her killer is one other of Randi Conway’s patients.  

But which one?

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Waiting Period

By Hubert Selby Jr.

"I love the ebook since it transcends type and elegance. . . . It’s fantastic."—Paul Morley, BBC 2 television Newsnight Review

A guy pulls again from the edge of suicide while his program to shop for a gun with which to shoot himself is -delayed. rather than throwing his existence away, he makes a decision to spend all his effort and time putting off those that he feels should die. With a renewed zest for residing, he embarks on a cheerful killing spree, having stumbled on the genuine goal of his existence.

"Like all nice writers, Selby doesn't resolution questions. He in basic terms increases them to a pitch so extreme that just a scream or a prayer can cease the pain."—San Francisco Chronicle

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Sad Wind from the Sea

By Jack Higgins

A gunrunner’s hunt for a fortune in gold ends up in a life-and-death fight in Communist China

The vintage Jack Higgins thriller

Mark Hagen’s streak of undesirable success left him broke, despondent, and rarely in a position to eke out a dwelling smuggling weapons in Macao. yet issues start to search for whilst Hagen will get a lead on a bounty of gold, mendacity untouched on the backside of a lagoon within the marshes of southern China.

Unfortunately for Hagen, he’s now not the single one after the sunken treasure, and the race to the gold fast escalates right into a bloody fight for survival at the treacherous waters of the South China Sea.

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Death of a Perfect Wife (A Hamish Macbeth Mystery)

By M. C. Beaton

From the writer of the Agatha Raisin tv series...
DEATH OF an ideal spouse: A Hamish Macbeth Mystery
Hamish Macbeth, the laid-back constable of Lochdubh, Scotland, has a brand new Land Rover to force and a Highland summer time to savour, yet as quickly as rain rolls in from the loch, his satisfied lifestyles is going to hell in a handbasket. the difficulty starts off while his cherished Priscilla Halburton-Smythe returns from London . . . with a fiancé on her arm. His miseries multiply while clouds of midges (the diabolical Scottish mosquito) descend in town. Then a paragon of housewifery named Trixie Thomas strikes into Lochdubh together with her lapdog husband in tow. The newcomer speedy convinces the neighborhood girls to embody low-cholesterol food, ban tobacco, and start bird-watching. quickly the town's fish-and-chips-loving males are up in fingers. Now confronted with the pains of his personal soul, Macbeth needs to clear up Lochdubh's most modern crime-the mysterious poisoning of the ideal wife.

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Hail, Hail, The Gang's All Here (87th Precinct)

By Ed McBain

In the dark, at some point dies as one other involves existence. For the boys of the 87th Precinct, all of them bleed jointly in a endless cycle of crime and punishment. yet now and then, an afternoon stands proud as more odd than the others. this is often a kind of days.

Carella and Hawes examine a homicide; Kling delves right into a store-front church bombing; Meyer exams out a home haunted via larcenous ghosts; Willis and Genero investigate a unadorned hippie’s four-story demise fall; Delgado takes an attack case within the Puerto Rican barrio; and Kapek hunts a guy and lady mugging group. but if a gunman kills a grocer and shoots Parker two times, the principles of the sport quick switch. With Parker’s lifestyles placing within the stability, the detectives of the 87th will cease at not anything to get their man.
 
For the 1st time, bestselling writer Ed McBain places all of his characters into one supercharged installment of the 87th Precinct sequence. Hail, Hail, The Gang’s All Here! is a taut, relentless mystery that illustrates his unequalled skill to weave a number of tale threads into one ferociously severe novel.

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The Girl Next Door: A Novel

By Ruth Rendell

Comprises AN EXCERPT OF RENDELL’S ultimate NOVEL, DARK CORNERS

From crime legend Ruth Rendell, a psychologically exciting novel approximately an outdated homicide that sends shockwaves throughout a gaggle of astonishingly carnal and appetiteful aged neighbors: “Refined, probing, and intelligent…never lower than a excitement” (USA TODAY).

In the waning months of the second one international conflict, a gaggle of youngsters find a tunnel of their local open air London. For that summer time of 1944, the subterranean area turns into their “secret garden,” the place the buddies play video games, inform their fortunes, and practice for every other.

Six a long time later, development staff make a grisly discovery underneath a home at the similar land: a tin field containing skeletal palms, one male and one woman. because the arms make nationwide information, the chums come jointly once more, to keep in mind their in the past days for a detective. Then the police research sputters, and the threads conserving their friendship jointly start to resolve. Is the reality buried amid the tangled relationships of those getting older women and men and their thoughts? Will it emerge earlier than it’s too late?

Stephen King says, “no one surpasses Ruth Rendell by way of tales of obsession, instability, and malignant coincidence.” In The lady subsequent Door—“yet one other gem” (The Washington Post)—Rendell brilliantly exhibits that the alternatives humans make, and the sentiments at the back of them, stay as effective in past due lifestyles as they have been in adolescence. “Rendell’s wit, constantly mordant, hasn't ever been sharper than while she skewers patronizing assumptions concerning the aged” (Chicago Tribune).

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Glitz: A Novel

By Elmore Leonard

“Intense….A greater quality of entertainment.”
New York Times

Elmore Leonard’s Glitz is a killer…in the very best manner. “The King Daddy of crime writers” (Seattle Times) electrifies with this unputdownable noir story of a mama’s boy psycho killer with a vendetta opposed to a Miami cop. A cat-and-mouse story with claws, Glitz is exciting, scary, explosive, incredible, every little thing an excellent mystery is meant to be—superior crime fiction the genre’s past due greats, John D. MacDonald, Dashiell Hammett, James M. Cain, et al, could were proud to name their very own. Elmore Leonard, the writer of fabulous mayhem and really unforgettable characters—like U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens of the hit television sequence Justified—is at his nail-biting, page-turning most sensible with Glitz which Stephen King within the New York occasions e-book Review calls, “Smashing and satisfying.”

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