Category: Police Procedurals

Double Dealer : Crime Scene Investigation by Max Allan Collins

By Max Allan Collins

Meet the little recognized or even much less understood heroes of police paintings in Las Vegas -- the forensic investigators. Led through veteran Gil Grissom, the outstanding crew assigned to the Criminalistics Bureau's graveyard shift -- together with Catherine Willows, Warrick Brown, Nick Stokes, and Sara Sidle -- needs to mix state of the art clinical equipment and outdated savvy as they paintings to untangle the proof in the back of the yellow police tape. whereas Nick and Catherine examine a newly came across fifteen-year-old homicide, Grissom and the remainder of the staff needs to discover the indentity of a cold-blooded killer -- one whose execution-style, "double-tap" signature has provoked the curiosity of FBI agent Rick Culpepper.

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Ruling Passion by Reginald Hill

By Reginald Hill

From Yorkshire to the sleepy village of Thornton Lacey is just a morning's force, yet for Detective Sergeant Peter Pascoe, the gap will shut off a part of his lifestyles ceaselessly. Motoring down for a reunion with outdated buddies, he arrives to discover now not a welcome yet a grisly triple homicide. Out of his jurisdiction, Pascoe is in an untenable place: certainly one of his oldest acquaintances is needed for homicide, his boss is ordering him again to Yorkshire, and his instincts are telling him that the neighborhood constabulary won't ever suspect that the crime's real reason lies no longer within the seen locations, yet within the unexplored zones of ardour inside a twisted middle.

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Andre Malraux: An Age of Oppression by Roberta Newnham

By Roberta Newnham

Aimed to coincide with the centenary of Malraux's beginning, André Malraux: An Age of Oppression is the 1st translation/annotated version of Le Temps de mépris in a entire structure. the tale (with the emphasis upon the mental trauma suffered by way of a German political prisoner of the Nazis within the early Thirties) marks an important second in Malraux's literary oeuvre, and a prophetic perception into the historic implications of the placement triumphing in pre-World conflict II Nazi Germany.

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Nineteen Eighty-Three: The Red Riding Quartet, Book Four by David Peace

By David Peace

In Nineteen Eighty-Three, David Peace brings his mind-blowing sequence of riveting, gritty crime novels to a surprising conclusion.  With 3 separate narrators whose paths are on a collision path, Peace makes a dismal research of perverted justice, retribution, and concrete decay.  Maurice Jobson is a Yorkshire cop whose greed and corruption has rotted the police strength to the middle; BJ is an area highway thug who reveals he can not properly lurk within the shadows; and John Piggott, a legal professional, is as sincere and forthright as they come.  His research of a long-cold homicide may well simply be the medication for Yorkshire’s woes, yet he’ll have to get via it alive first.

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When the Devil Holds the Candle by Karin Fossum

By Karin Fossum

When youngsters scouse borrow a handbag from a stroller, it leads to an infant’s dying. ignorant of the enormity in their crime, Zipp and Andreas are motive on committing one other. They stick to an aged lady domestic, and Andreas enters her apartment together with his switchblade. at nighttime, Zipp waits for his good friend to return out.

Inspector Konrad Sejer and his colleague Jacob Skarre see no connection among the infant’s demise and the pronounced disappearance of a neighborhood antisocial. And so whereas the confusion open air mounts, the heart-stopping fact unfolds contained in the previous woman’s domestic.

Unflappable as ever, Sejer digs lower than the outside of small- city tranquility for you to know the way and why violence destroys daily lives.

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