Posts in category: Crime
By Bill Pronzini
Things have been quiet within the San Francisco-based business enterprise anonymous based and his
partners, Jake and Vanessa have been itching to come again to paintings. A deadbeat father had to be discovered, and Vanessa had to do a little box paintings, so she took the dossier and headed out to maintain a watch at the final recognized address.
Jake set to work on whatever even more personal...and risky. The Castro had turn into the stomping flooring, actually, of 2 violent gay-bashers and the newest sufferer was once Jake's son's lover. Father and son are estranged, yet perhaps assisting now could support them reconcile. That was once Jake's concept while he began. For anonymous it used to be all a question of letting every body recognize that in the event that they wanted his aid, he used to be there.
Jake used to be dealing with his scenario yet for Vanessa, issues obtained out of hand. Her perp by no means confirmed up, but if she observed a guy wearing a tender lady into the home around the highway, she knew whatever used to be wrong....and approximately to worsen, simply because she was once going to enquire what used to be occurring.
When she does not appear a number of days later, anonymous feels a sinking in his intestine: many years in the past he'd been abducted, shackled, and left to die in a cabin within the woods and whatever approximately Vanessa's disappearance echoed too loudly. while he discovers the home she'd investigated on her personal and sees the phrases TAKING US TO a home within the WOODS scrawled on a closet wall, the echo grew to become thunderous.
Now it used to be a race opposed to time, and the clock had began ticking ahead of "Nameless" and Jake heard the starter's gun.
By Ninni Schulman
En kall och snöig nyårsafton försvinner sextonåriga Hedda Losjö från sitt hem utanför Hagfors i Värmland. Hennes föräldrar är förtvivlade. Vad kan ha hänt deras skötsamma dotter? När poliserna Petra Wilander och Christer Berglund får fallet på sitt bord visar det sig snart att Hedda har levt ett dubbelliv. En tid senare hittas en ung flicka mördad i en jordkällare i skogen några kilometer från familjen Losjös hem. Flickan är naken och har dödats med ett skott i bakhuvudet. Kan det vara den försvunna Hedda? Den lilla polisstationen står nu inför en av sina största utmaningar. Journalisten Magdalena Hansson har lämnat Stockholm och flyttat hem until Hagfors med sin sexåriga adoptivson Nils efter en uppslitande skilsmässa. Hon är trött och deprimerad och hoppas att lugnet på landsbygden och tryggheten i uppväxtstaden ska ge henne livsglädjen tillbaka. Magdalena engagerar sig känslomässigt i den försvunna Heddas öde och börjar undersöka fallet närmare. Snart inser hon att den fridfulla bygden bär på hemligheter som vissa gör vad som helst för att dölja.
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By Ed McBain
Eighty-six-year-old George Lasser was once the superintendent of a development within the 87th Precinct until eventually only in the near past. regrettably his tenure resulted in the building’s basement with a pointy, heavy blade of an ax in his head…
There are not any witnesses, no suspects, and no clues. The spouse and son? They’re either a bit off-kilter, yet they've got alibis. simply while Carella and Hawes are approximately to place the case at the shelf, the killer moves back. Now the detectives are sizzling at the path of a guy loopy sufficient to homicide with an ax.
One of the 87th Precinct sequence’ most interesting installments, Ax is a pointy, excessive crime mystery that's vintage Ed McBain. The ny occasions hails it as “the better of today’s police stories—lively, artistic, convincing, suspenseful, and completely satisfactory.”
By Patricia Cornwell
Now in a brand new top class variation, number one manhattan instances bestselling writer Patricia Cornwell’s suspense fiction vintage, that includes gutsy medical expert Kay Scarpetta.
A reclusive writer, Beryl Madison reveals no shelter from months of menacing cell calls—or the tormented feeling that her each flow is being watched. while the author is located slain in her own residence, Kay Scarpetta items jointly the difficult forensic evidence—while unwittingly edging in the direction of a killer ready within the shadows.
By Mark Bowden
By Lori Foster
A cop's yearning to grasp extra in regards to the lady round the corner might end up deadly within the steamy new novel from New York Times top promoting writer Lori Foster
As the individual accountable for taking down a brutal human trafficker, Alice Appleton fears retaliation at each flip. not anyone is aware approximately her earlier, that is precisely how she prefers it…until the horny cop round the corner comes knocking.
Detective Reese Bareden thinks he is aware what makes ladies tick, yet his ever-elusive neighbor retains him guessing like no different. Is his aim to unmask Alice's secrets and techniques? Or safeguard her from a deadly new hazard? something is sure: their chemistry is a time bomb ready to blow up. And with out one to belief yet one another, Reese and Alice are quickly drawn right into a lethal maze of corruption, intrigue and desire—and into the road of fire….
By Luc Deflo
Een Woonwijk in Heffen bij Mechelen wordt opgeschrikt door een moord. Irene Vandesompel werd op gruwelijke wijze vermoord. Met vierendertig messteken. De overbuurvrouw is de laatste die Irene in leven heeft gezien, toen haar ex-man, met wie ze in een vechtscheiding was once verwikkeld, die middag de kinderen kwam ophalen. Maar de ex heeft een ijzersterk alibi en andere getuigen zijn er niet. Hoewel de feiten plaats vonden in een rustige buurt met sociale controle. Uit de autopsie blijkt dat de dader 'slechts' zeventien keer wild heeft toegestoken, met een heggenschaar van het merk Fiskars. Aan die strohalm klampen rechercheurs Dirk Deleu en Nadia Mendonck zich gigantic. Gaandeweg wordt duidelijk dat ook gezellige buren een duister kantje kunnen hebben. Mendonck en Deleu, die van de ene verbazing in de andere vallen, raken compleet verstrikt in een net van sociale intriges en ontketenen ongewild een kettingreactie van geweld die niemand voor mogelijk hield.
By Dane Hartman
"Dirty Harry" Callahan stalks a mass assassin via Boston's notorious underworld the place crooked police officers tend to be having a look the opposite direction. as soon as it was once the Boston Strangler now the killer has a knife and is carving up collage ladies. soiled Harry will slice in the course of the slime to discover him.
“A well timed, sensible mystery concerning the governance of on-line details” (Kirkus Reviews)—the moment novel in a groundbreaking foreign mystery trilogy a few lethal online game that blurs the road among fact and fiction.
It’s been 4 months for the reason that Henrik “HP” Pettersson used to be dragged right into a ruthless trade fact online game that almost price him his existence. even supposing he now has every little thing he ever needed for—freedom, funds, and no responsibilities—he isn’t happy. He’s affected by insomnia and paranoia, and misses the adrenaline rush of the sport. He misses the eye. from time to time, he even hopes the sport grasp will locate him. And while HP catches the attention of a wealthy and robust CEO for the entire fallacious purposes, he may well get his want. yet he quick learns that usually, try to be cautious what you would like for...
The moment in a fast paced, interesting trilogy, Buzz will maintain you guessing till the tip. HP believes the sport is over, yet is it relatively simply starting?
By David McCaffrey
Obadiah Stark aka The Tally guy, is achieved at ADX Absolom, his dying sentence watched via the world's media, sufferer relations and one investigative reporter, Joe O'Connell. Penning an account of Stark's own historical past and next crimes within the desire of selecting what parts make the sociopathic brain tick, Joe discovers clues and inconsistencies which reason him to enquire Stark's execution. whereas this is often taking place within the actual global, Obadiah Stark awakens to an afterlife the place he has a spouse and daughter certain to his adolescence place of origin. Following his ordinary predatory intuition, Obadiah proceeds to torment the city, committing a number of murders ahead of being gunned down through the police. He awakens to discover that every little thing has reset, without one recalling his murderous spree - a fact which bargains no break out. because the scenes repeat, he's compelled to undergo feelings he hasn't ever skilled before...and with it, a toxic dose of morality.