Le gardien invisible

By Dolores Redondo

« Le gardien invisible est un roman noir puissant, inquiétant de réalisme, et inaugure los angeles trilogie du Baztán, qui va faire parler d’elle. » El Periódico

Le cadavre d’une jeune fille est découvert sur les bords de los angeles rivière Baztán dans une étrange mise en scène. Très vite, les croyances basques surgissent : et si toute cette horreur était l’oeuvre du basajaun, un être mythologique ? L’inspectrice Amaia Salazar, femme de tête en cost de l’enquête, se voit contrainte de revenir sur les lieux de son enfance qu’elle a tenté de fuir toute sa vie durant. 

Jonglant entre les ideas d’investigation scientifique modernes et les croyances populaires, Amaia Salazar devra mettre los angeles major sur ce gardien invisible qui perturbe los angeles vie paisible des habitants d’Elizondo.

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The Heat Islands: A Doc Ford Novel (Doc Ford Novels)

By Randy Wayne White

In Randy Wayne White's the warmth Islands, marine biologist and previous mystery operative document Ford is lazily poling his skiff alongside Southwest Florida's flat copper sea looking for sea anemones, whilst he runs into the physique of the main hated guy on Sanibel Island-Marvin Rios.

And while the Island's least difficult and sweetest resident is arrested for the homicide document heads instantly into the guts of the light state's darkish side-to keep his pal from being framed, and to save lots of Sanibel Island from a emerging tide of land-grab schemes, blood cash and violence.

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Public Murders

By Bill Granger

1980 standalone novel. March 17, 2015 e-book release.. first time on ebook.

The warmth this lengthy Chicago summer season was once so excessive that the pavement itself looked as if it would steam. It drove each person from the streets, day and evening. That's why the breeze wafting over supply Park appeared quite inviting to the sexy blonde. She didn't realize it was once a call for participation to her personal savage homicide, precisely 8 mins away.

She used to be to be the 1st sufferer, yet no longer the final. And as extra butchered our bodies grew to become up in public areas, Detective Karen Kovac took the deadliest chance attainable for any cop--man or girl. She provided herself as bait to a brutal, unknown killer.

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Forensic Science: A Very Short Introduction

As a result of its connections to violent crime and inventive detective paintings, forensic technology is a topic of never-ending fascination to most of the people. A felony case can usually hinge on a bit of facts comparable to a hair, a blood hint, slightly saliva on a cigarette butt, or the telltale mark of a tire tread. excessive profile instances have stoked this curiosity lately and a few of the preferred exhibits on television--such as CSI: Crime Scene research and its raft of spin-offs--attest to the iconic acclaim for forensic technology as a kind of grisly leisure. This Very Short Introduction appears on the nature of forensic technological know-how, interpreting what forensic technology is, the way it is utilized in the research of crime, how crime scenes are controlled, how forensic scientists paintings, the several concepts used to get well proof, and the diversity of tools to be had for research. It additionally considers how forensic technology serves the felony justice approach and the demanding situations of speaking complicated clinical facts in a court docket of law.

About the sequence: Combining authority with wit, accessibility, and magnificence, Very brief Introductions offer an advent to a couple of life's finest subject matters. Written by means of specialists for the newcomer, they show the best modern puzzling over the imperative difficulties and concerns in thousands of key themes, from philosophy to Freud, quantum concept to Islam.

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Murder (Stanley Hastings Mystery Book 2)

By Parnell Hall

Stanley involves assistance from a football mother who is been tricked into operating for an escort carrier, and reveals himself engulfed in an international of prostitution, pornography, blackmail, and murder.

"Hair-raising and hilarious."— Publishers Weekly

"A gem of a novel...loaded with heat, wit, and plot...real worry, and a powerful feel of justice."—Rave Reviews

"Hall's rapid, spare prose captures the grit of Manhattan...He has additionally created a completely credible personality within the irrepressible Hastings." — St. Louis publish Dispatch

"This completely creative novel heralds the very welcome go back of Stanley Hastings...who alternates his encouraged blundering with infrequent moments of ruthless cunning." — Booklist

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Night and Day (Jesse Stone)

By Robert B. Parker

Parker and Stone-back with one other New York Times bestseller

whilst the solar units in Paradise, the ladies get frightened. A Peeping Tom is at the free. based on the notes he sends Police leader Jesse Stone, he is approximately to take his obsession one step extra.

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Hide and Seek: An Inspector Rebus Novel (Inspector Rebus Novels)

By Ian Rankin

At evening the summer season sky remains gentle over Edinburgh. yet in a shadowy, crumbling housing improvement, a junkie lies useless of an overdose, his bruised physique surrounded by way of symptoms of Satanic worship. John Rebus might name the demise and accident--but will not. as a substitute, he tracks down a violent-tempered younger girl who knew the lifeless boy and heard him cry out his terrifying final phrases: "Hide! Hide!" Now, with assistance from a vibrant, conflicted younger detective, Rebus is following the lady via a brutal international of undesirable bargains, undesirable dope and undesirable corporation. From a gorgeous city's darkest facet to the non-public sanctums of the higher crust, Rebus is looking for the ideal hiding position for a killer, in Hide and Seek, the second one novel within the sequence from Ian Rankin.

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Cat Chaser: A Novel

By Elmore Leonard

Cat Chaser is simply what one could count on from Elmore Leonard—quirky, peopled with oddball characters…and extra twists and turns than a curler coaster.”
Cleveland simple Dealer

“A more advantageous instance of gritty writing and violent action.”
New York occasions

There are a number of the reason why Grand grasp Elmore Leonard is taken into account “the coolest, most popular mystery author in the US” (Chicago Tribune) and “the maximum crime author of our time, maybe ever” (New York instances ebook Review). Cat Chaser is one in all them. A gripping, lightning-paced story of an ex-soldier-turned Florida lodge proprietor whose risky affair with the mistress of a Dominican basic in exile—a former dying squad leader—threatens to have deadly consequences…especially while medications, double-cross, and murderous mob thugs are additional into the combination. A vintage mystery from crime fiction grasp who first introduced us U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, at the moment of TV’s Justified, Cat Chaser proves once again that once the real greats of poser and suspense are mentioned—John D. MacDonald, Dashiell Hammett, James M. Cain, Robert Parker, et al—Elmore Leonard tops the list.

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The Expendable Man (New York Review Books Classics)

By Dorothy B. Hughes

“It used to be spectacular what previous reports remembered might do to a most likely trained, civilized man.” And Hugh Denismore, a tender healthcare professional riding his mother’s Cadillac from la to Phoenix, is eminently informed and civilized. he's privileged, would appear to have the area at his toes, even. Then why does the sight of some redneck young ones disconcert him? Why is he reluctant to choose up a raveled lady hitchhiking alongside the desolate tract road? And why is he the 1st individual the police suspect whilst she is located useless in Arizona a number of days later?

Dorothy B. Hughes ranks with Raymond Chandler and Patricia Highsmith as a grasp of mid-century noir. In books like In a Lonely Place and Ride the red Horse she uncovered a seething discontent beneath the veneer of twentieth-century prosperity. With The Expendable Man, first released in 1963, Hughes upends the conventions of the wrong-man narrative to bring a narrative that engages readers at the same time it implicates them within the maximum of all American crimes.

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Long Knives

By Charles Rosenberg

Jenna James’s lifestyles has been tender crusing seeing that she left the high-powered legislations company of Marbury Marfan. She’s fortunately ensconced as a professor at a prestigious legislation college, the place she’s popular with her scholars, coupled-up with a good-looking colleague, and heading in the right direction for tenure. yet issues take a surprising flip one morning whilst a pupil, Primo, involves Jenna’s place of work looking her recommendation a couple of treasure map he lately inherited. whilst Primo turns up lifeless and Jenna is all at once the best suspect in a homicide research, everybody activates her. determined for support, she calls on previous associates: Robert Tarza, her previous legislations companion from Marbury Marfan, and Oscar Quesana, an odd-duck solo practitioner. the 3 race to save lots of Jenna’s career—and possibly her life—in this whip-smart mystery of treasure maps, homicide, and legislations college politics.

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