The Death Pictures (The TV Detective, Book 2) by Simon Hall

By Simon Hall

A loss of life artist creates a sequence of ten work – The dying photographs – which comprise a mysterious riddle, major tips on how to a distinct and hugely precious prize. millions try to clear up it. yet prior to the reply will be published, the painter is murdered.

A serial rapist is operating via a chain of assaults. He isn’t shy to clarify his hatred of ladies, and taunting of the police. He leaves his calling card, a witch’s hat on the homes he breaks into, every one numbered from a pack of six.

The detectives face baffling questions. Why kill the artist while he could die certainly in precisely a number of weeks time? What to make of the tried holiday in at his apartment prior to his dying? might it's attached with the rapes, all of which were conducted within the quarter round his home?

The media curiosity within the situations is severe, and Detective leader Inspector Adam Breen back turns to his buddy, television Crime reporter Dan Groves to aid him deal with it. Dan does – on the rate of a few nice scoops, and an involvement within the case that finally leads him to successfully check with the rapist, utilizing the tales he announces to entice him right into a capture, and at last, detect the extreme strategy to the riddle.

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Chasing the Devil: My Twenty-Year Quest to Capture the Green by David Reichert

By David Reichert

The riveting own account of 1 sheriffs epic hunt for America's so much heinous serial killer. For 8 years, Sheriff David Reichert dedicated days and nights to taking pictures the golf green River Killer--the such a lot infamous serial killer in American historical past. He used to be the 1st detective at the case in 1982 and doggedly pursued it because the physique count number climbed to forty nine and it turned the main notorious unsolved case within the country. Frantically following all leads, whilst extra our bodies surfaced close to the river outdoor Seattle, Sheriff Reichert befriended the sufferers households, publicly challenged the killer, and risked his personal safety--and the persistence and love of his family--before he chanced on his madman. yet Reicherts hunt didnt finish while he eventually cornered a truck painter named Gary Ridgway. it'd be yet one more eleven haunting years prior to forensic technology may well end up Ridgways guilt past a shadow of a doubt. CHASING THE satan is the gripping firsthand account of Reicherts relentless pursuit--a 21-year odyssey jam-packed with near-misses and startling revelations. advised in brilliant element via the fellow who understands the complete story--the guy who has stared into the eyes of absolute evil--this is a page-turning real-life suspense tale of unheard of heroism.

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Butch Fatale: Dyke Dick by Christa Faust

By Christa Faust


A full-length novel.

Butch Fatale is a fast-talking, skirt-chasing, two-fisted lesbian inner most investigator with an insatiable urge for food for 2 issues — girls and trouble.

It started out effortless. a bit misplaced femme, a heartbroken butch and fats roll of debts. but if the attractive corpses commence stacking up, Butch realizes she’s bought enemies in excessive locations and the Armenian mob measuring her for a plot within the Glendale Cemetery.

“Christa Faust is a Veronica in a global of Betties” - Quentin Tarantino, director of INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS
“A new younger tiger…the ‘First Lady’ of demanding Case Crime.” - Richard S. Prather, writer of the Shell Scott novels.


" humorous, difficult and sharp because the PIs of the golden era." - Spinetingler journal

"... a smart, sexy and affectionate send-up, in addition to a instantly up natural pulp story of 1 of the main kickass and randy gumshoes ... " exciting Detective

"Faust's major personality is what a small-town butch like myself aspires to be: convinced, cocky, masculine, and delicate multi function package." -

"Dirty, disgraceful and dangerously darkish - this isn't a ebook to lend in your mom. except you're my kid..." Val McDermid, writer of The Retribution

Christa Faust is the writer of 11 novels, together with Choke carry, cash Shot, and Hoodtown. cash Shot used to be nominated for an Edgar award, Anthony award and Barry award, and gained a Spinetingler award within the ‘Rising Star’ classification. She additionally writes media tie-ins, together with the Scribe award profitable novelization of Snakes on a aircraft.

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Death on the Marais (Lucas Rocco, Book 1) by Adrian Magson

By Adrian Magson

She was once going to die. She may believe it, her lifestyles ebbing away as absolutely as wonderful sand via palms.

France, 1963. It's a time of significant switch, no longer least for Inspector Lucas Rocco. As a part of a national 'initiative' to expand police operations, he unearths himself moved from the Paris city to a small village. His new patch may be rural, yet it's in no way uneventful: on his first day, he unearths a murdered lady donning a Gestapo uniform mendacity in a British army cemetery. while the physique is got rid of via order of a Justice of the Peace from the police mortuary sooner than Rocco can end his research, he realizes he's up opposed to an impressive enemy. An enemy who will visit any lengths - even homicide - to forestall his research.

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The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, Book 1) by Robert Galbraith

By Robert Galbraith

Introducing Cormoran Strike, this is often the acclaimed first crime novel via J.K. Rowling, writing below the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.

A incredible debut secret in a vintage vein: Detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel's suicide.

After wasting his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is just scraping by means of as a personal investigator. Strike is all the way down to one customer, and collectors are calling. He has additionally simply damaged up along with his longtime female friend and resides in his office.

Then John Bristow walks via his door with an grand tale: His sister, the mythical twiglet Lula Landry, identified to her acquaintances because the Cuckoo, famously fell to her dying a number of months past. The police governed it a suicide, yet John refuses to think that. The case plunges Strike into the realm of multimillionaire beauties, rock-star boyfriends, and determined designers, and it introduces him to each number of excitement, enticement, seduction, and fable identified to man.

You might imagine you recognize detectives, yet you've by no means met one relatively like Strike. you might imagine you recognize concerning the prosperous and recognized, yet you've by no means visible them below an research like this.

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Death On a High Floor: A Legal Thriller by Charles Rosenberg

By Charles Rosenberg

Whilst much-despised Marbury Marfan senior accomplice Simon Rafer turns up in a chilly pool of blood with an ornate dagger in his again, it comes as a shock to no one—least of all to Robert Tarza, who's first at the scene. A long-time associate at Marbury, Tarza is familiar with dozens of legal professionals within the company who had stable cause to wish Rafer within the floor. yet regardless of his personal a long time of clash with Rafer—and a contemporary heated quarrel over a unprecedented historical coin Simon obtained from him—Robert by no means imagined that murder Detective Spritz may 0 in on him as top suspect.
As Spritz’s case builds with uncanny pace, Robert speedy falls from his revered place at Marbury to a legal being dragged throughout the tabloids. with his kick-butt safety legal professional, Jenna James, he's compelled to play detective in a race to discover the genuine killer—and uncovers an online of fraud among his closest colleagues within the technique. in spite of everything, basically Jenna’s untested trial talents can retain him out of felony.

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The Deadly Game by Norman Daniels

By Norman Daniels

Note: First released in 1959.

Gems fascinate me... the best way girls do. Like ladies, each one gem is various. every one has its personal person coloring and form. it may be a glittering factor, packed with fire—or it may be chilly and forbidding.

Mike Sloan, most-wanted jewel thief and good jeweler at the part, used to be knowledgeable with either gemstones and ladies. He may possibly constantly get a gorgeous lady to entrance for him. yet this night used to be his greatest and most threatening job—and it will take greater than a gorgeous girl to maintain Mike Sloan warm... and alive! He's a tough-guy with splendor, variety and a romantic weak spot for dolls. gem stones and dames—a lethal blend!

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The Fixer: The Notorious Life of a Front-Page Bail Bondsman by Daniel Paisner, Ira Judelson

By Daniel Paisner, Ira Judelson

From New York's premier bail bondsman with "over $30 million at the street" comes the tale of a modern day "fixer" who walks a good line among hustler and humanitarian with consumers starting from the wealthy and well-known to the mafia and gangs of recent York.

With from-the-gut prose, Ira Judelson sheds mild at the highs and lows of the bondsman lifestyles. yet Judelson is not any strategy server. He sees himself as a kind of contemporary day "macher"—using his juice as a bail bondsman to assist buddies outdated and new out of jams anyplace he can. he's additionally a keenly observant and wildly charismatic insider who’s noticeable it all.

Prepare to be stunned, but additionally proficient in The Fixer as Judelson finds the unwritten legislation of the court or even prison—not to say the shameless actions of his unimaginable checklist of consumers, together with former manhattan Giants Plaxico Burress and Lawrence Taylor; rappers Ol' soiled Bastard, Ja Rule, Lil' Wayne, and DMX; comic Katt Williams; infamous ny madam Kristin Davis; and previous IMF leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn. You'll see why The ny Times describes Judelson as "an inevitable access within the BlackBerrys of recent York safeguard legal professionals, an ATM for determined rappers, actors, athletes, executives, and madams with pocketbooks a lot fatter than his."

The Fixer is a rollicking narrative that follows Judelson as he learns the fine details of the down-and-dirty international of bonds: Which pass judgement on may well allow you to slide, which of them have 0 tolerance, which attorneys do professional bono for the appropriate case, and the law enforcement officials and DAs who think in moment possibilities. Judelson illuminates a global nearly fullyyt opaque to most people, but additionally entertains and informs with the interior scoop at the underbelly of the justice process.

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Bed of Nails by Antonin Varenne

By Antonin Varenne

Guerin isn't your normal policeman. Sitting in a dingy place of work in the back of an unlimited Parisian police station, he experiences the documents of suicides to envision that their deaths rather have been self-inflicted.

He lives and works lower than a cloud of suspicion: the suicide of a former colleague is blamed by way of every body within the strength on his maverick equipment of research. Guerin's most modern suicide instances percentage extraordinary similarities.

Both situation younger males who died bare in very public locations. he's confident the 2 deaths are associated, yet his instinct is ridiculed by way of all yet his unswerving assistant, Lambert. more and more obsessed by way of this morbid accident, Guerin encounters John Nichols, an American former psychiatrist who has been known as to Paris to spot the physique of a pal, one more suicide.

As the weird demise cult tightens its vice-like grip at the urban, Guerin and Nichol's parallel investigations discover proof of surprising abuse, either within the top echelons of the police strength and on the US embassy. Antonin Varenne is a brand new and strong voice in crime fiction; mattress of Nails engages with the violence on the middle of society, and the darkest parts of human nature.

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