Category: Police Procedurals

He Who Fears the Wolf by Karin Fossum

By Karin Fossum

Inspector Sejer is difficult at paintings back, investigating the brutal homicide of a girl who lived on my own in the course of the woods. the manager suspect is one other loner, a schizophrenic lately escaped from a psychological establishment. the one witness is a twelve-year-old boy, obese, captivated with archery, and a resident at a house for delinquents. while a demented guy robs a close-by financial institution and by chance takes the suspect hostage, the 3 misfits are drawn into an uneasy alliance.

Shrewdly, patiently, as is his means, Inspector Sejer confronts a case the place the strangeness of the crime is matched simply through the strangeness of the criminals, and the place small-town prejudices warp each piece of data he attempts to assemble. Fossum once more presents impressive perception into marginalized lives and richly conjures up the ambience she captured so brilliantly in Don't glance Back.

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Snapped by Laura Griffin

By Laura Griffin

SOPHIE BARRETT THINKS SHE’S fortunate TO BE ALIVE. SHE can be useless fallacious. On a sweltering summer time afternoon, Sophie Barrett walks right into a nightmare. A sniper has opened hearth on a faculty campus. while the carnage is over, 3 people—plus the shooter—are useless and dozens extra are injured. Sophie escapes nearly unscathed. but as info emerge from the research, she turns into confident that this wasn’t the random, mindless act it seemed to be. not anyone desires to think her—not the police officers, no longer her colleagues on the Delphi heart crime lab, and certainly no longer Jonah Macon, the murder detective who’s already stored her lifestyles as soon as. Jonah has all types of purposes for hoping Sophie is unsuitable. concerning himself with a key witness may derail an already messy research, let alone jeopardize his profession. yet Sophie is as decided and fearless as she is attractive. If he can’t face up to her, he can a minimum of swear to guard her. simply because if Sophie is correct, she’s made herself the objective of a killer with out a judgment of right and wrong. And the genuine terror is simply simply starting. . . .

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Evil for Evil: A Billy Boyle World War II Mystery by James R. Benn

By James R. Benn

Compliment for the Billy Boyle sequence: “Benn keeps to create attention-grabbing behind-the-scenes mysteries from little-known features of worldwide struggle II background. . . . A fast paced mixture of motion, experience, and crime fixing. . . . an effective sequence that retains getting better.”—Booklist “The Billy Boyle novels have speedy confirmed themselves as top in school . . . historic mysteries that seamlessly mixture truth with fiction, are replete with interval info, [and] contain an enticing, tricky and suspenseful story.”—Mysterious studies “A triple dose of pleasure with a homicide secret inside a undercover agent mystery inside of a global struggle experience tale. . . . A ‘rattling solid read.’”—Rhys Bowen “A strong stick to as much as Benn’s first novel. . . . [I] look ahead to his next.”—Robert B. Parker “What an exceptional learn, choked with motion, humor and middle. . . . equivalent elements secret agent mystery, warfare tale and homicide secret, with a dollop of romance that’s by no means candy, this can be only a marvelous e-book. extra please!”—Louise Penny Fifty Browning computerized Rifles were stolen from a US military base in Northern eire. His “uncle” Ike Eisenhower sends Billy to get better the guns, that may be utilized in a German-sponsored IRA rebellion. our bodies start to acquire as Billy reveals unforeseen demanding situations to his Boston-Irish upbringing and IRA sympathies. There are rogues on each side, he learns. James R. Benn is the writer of 3 past books within the Billy Boyle sequence: Billy Boyle, the 1st Wave, and Blood by myself. he's a librarian and lives in Hadlyme, Connecticut.From the Hardcover version.

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The Death of An Irish Consul (Peter McGarr Mysteries) by Bartholomew Gill

By Bartholomew Gill

It is a infrequent incidence while leader Inspector of Detectives Peter McGarr leaves the seashores of his loved eire -- yet this time he has little selection. The blood of 2 in demand British topics -- either former S.I.S. chiefs, either brutally murdered -- is staining Irish soil. And Sir Colin Cummings, the present head of Britain's elite mystery carrier -- and strength 3rd sufferer -- en path to Italy, with McGarr coming alongside for the man's safety. A macabre conspiracy of homicide and revenge is spreading its tentacles throughout a number of countries, and McGarr's time spent amidst the allure and rustic great thing about Siena grants to be something yet restful. simply because there are lots of hidden avid gamers during this most threatening video game -- from ex-spies to Communist rabble rousers to prosperous Italian industrialists. And a unmarried misstep may position one committed and inquisitive leader Inspector of the Garda Soichana at once within the line of killing hearth.

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Light Before Day by Christopher Rice

By Christopher Rice

Adam Murphy, a twenty-five-year-old journalist, is chasing a career-making tale of a serial killer preying on younger homosexual males in West Hollywood while he's unexpectedly fired through the journal that employs him. He quickly learns his former lover has disappeared, yet what he is approximately to discover is way extra diabolical than he may well ever have imagined. gentle sooner than Day is a riveting and complicated secret set opposed to the gothic panorama that Rice has made his own.

With a expertise for developing suspense-tinged fiction that's "chillingly perverse" (USA this present day) and "vivid and excessive" (The Boston Globe), Christopher Rice can provide a gloomy mystery of revenge and sexual obsession.

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Body Line by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

By Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

The brand-new invoice Slider secret - David Rogers was once a physician, good-looking, captivating and rich. He lived the way of life of a consultant – dear outfits, best eating places, unique clubs – till someone killed him within the hallway of his attractive million-plus-pound house. but if invoice Slider and his enterprise are thrown into the secret, they quickly detect that not anything is because it turns out, for although David’s girlfriends are lots, none of them can inform Slider whatever approximately the place he labored or what precisely he did . . .

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The Princess Masquerade by Lois Greiman

By Lois Greiman

Crafty Megan O'Shay is many stuff -- a barmaid, a good looks, and the infamous thief referred to as "Magical Megs." She will get even more than she expects, even if, the day she separates a definite gentleman from his pocket watch . . . and the speeding scoundrel truly hunts her down! however it isn't really his stolen timepiece that Nicol Argyle desires -- it truly is Megan. This Viscount of Newburn has ultimately came upon what he is been looking for: a girl who so resembles his liege, Princess Tatiana, that Her Highness can be capable of slip away on a mystery undertaking whereas the imposter sits in her position. First, even though, he will need to rework an ideal thief right into a ideal royal by way of educating her etiquette, eating, and dancing -- whereas resisting the mischievous gleam in her bewitching eyes and the sensuous attract of her kissable lips. simply because Magical Megs is a grasp of her craft . . . and Nicol strongly suspects she intends to thieve his center.

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