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Category: Police Procedurals

The Black Raven by Katharine Kerr

By Katharine Kerr

For the committed fans of the extraordinary Deverry and Westlands cycle, Katharine Kerr keeps the mystical epic saga she begun within the crimson Wyvern.The Black RavenHer most recent story shifts without difficulty among the shattered lands of the Rhiddaer and Dun Deverry itself. on the ancient finish of the Civil Wars, Lilli, newly apprenticed to the dweomer, fights along with her untried powers to save lots of her loved Prince Maryn from evil.  Centuries later, within the urban of Cerr Cawnen, the outdated evil awakens all over again while the sorceress Raena schemes to smash Rhodry Maelwaedd, her sour enemy in the course of lifestyles after lifestyles. yet her malice will draw the intervention of astral powers--and unharness the ravaging rage of Rhodry's dad or mum dragon. in simple terms one other untried dweomer should buy safeguard for town and the berserker himself--and simply at a such a lot fearsome price....

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West on 66 by James H. Cobb

By James H. Cobb

"You have a vehicle, a gun and a few nerve," she acknowledged. "Right now i want all three."

September, 1958. On holiday, l. a. County Deputy Sheriff Kevin Pulaski wasn't searching for whatever greater than a cup of espresso and a sizzling meal while he pulled into the lonely truck cease. yet what he came across used to be a stunning and enigmatic younger girl, a hyperlink to a decade-old a number of homicide and a blood and fire-scarred street resulting in a misplaced fortune in gangland money.

Lisette Kingman, daughter of the past due Chicago gunman, "Johnny 32" Kingman holds in her ownership a cryptically marked guidebook to US street sixty six, in all likelihood retaining the key to the positioning of the $250,000 warfare chest stolen through her father from his companions. Pursuing her is Mace Spanno, the final survivor of her father's gang, rationale on reclaiming either the cash and Lisette.

In his undercover character of an easy-going California scorching rodder, Kevin Pulaski locate himself swept up in a thousand mile chase down the size of America's mythical course sixty six. From the concrete canyons of the Chicago Loop to the wilderness wastes of the Mojave, Kevin's basically allies are a scorching '57 Chevy and a warmer Colt .45.

In West on sixty six, writer James Cobb has written a vintage noir secret within the culture of Elmore Leonard, Raymond Chandler and Mickey Spillane. Climb onboard for an unforgettable experience at the mom Road.

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Uniform Justice (Commissario Brunetti, Book 12) by Donna Leon

By Donna Leon

Neither Commissario Brunetti nor his spouse Paola have ever had a lot sympathy for the Italian defense force, so whilst a tender cadet is located hanged, at Venice's elite army academy, Brunetti's feelings are advanced: pity and sorrow on the loss of life of a boy shut in age to his personal son, and contempt and inflammation for the boldness and high-handedness of the boy's academics and fellow students.

The younger guy is the son of an ex-politician, a guy of an impeccable integrity all too infrequent in Italian politics. yet as Brunetti -- and the critical Signorina Elettra -- examine additional, nobody turns out keen to speak, because the army protects its personal and civilians continue their very own suggestions. is that this the usual reluctance of Italians to contain themselves with the professionals, or is Brunetti dealing with a conspiracy of silence?

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A Maiden's Grave by Jeffery Deaver

By Jeffery Deaver

8 susceptible ladies and their helpless lecturers are compelled off a college bus and held hostage. The madman who has them at gunpoint has an easy plan: one hostage an hour will die until the calls for are met. known as to the scene is Arthur Potter, the FBI's top hostage negotiator. He has a plan. yet so does one of many hostages-a appealing instructor who is prepared to do whatever to avoid wasting the lives of her scholars. Now, the clock is ticking as a chilling online game of cat and mouse starts.

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Black Seconds , Edition: Rep Tra by Karin Fossum

By Karin Fossum

Ida Joner will get on her brand-new motorbike and units off towards city. A good-natured, chuffed woman, she is calling ahead to her 10th birthday. Thirty-five mins after Ida must have come domestic, her mom begins to fret. She telephones shop vendors, Ida’s acquaintances, an individual who may have visible her. yet not anyone has.Suspicion instantly falls on Emil Mork, an area personality who lives by myself and hasn’t spoken seeing that adolescence. His mom insists on cleansing his residence weekly—although she’s occasionally fearful of what she may perhaps locate there. A mother’s worst nightmare in both case: to lose a baby or to imagine a baby in a position to homicide. As Ida’s kin achieve the brink and the media frenzy surrounding the case starts, Inspector Konrad Sejer is his ordinary calm and reassuring self. yet he’s questioned. And disturbed. this can be the strangest case he’s noticeable in years.

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To the Bone , 1st Edition by Neil McMahon

By Neil McMahon

Past due one scorching summer time evening, a gorgeous younger actress named Eden Hale -- purely hours faraway from breast-augmentation surgical procedure, and writhing in discomfort -- stumbles to the phone and dials 911. inside mins, an ambulance rushes her to San Francisco's Mercy clinic. yet by the point she arrives, she is loss of life, quick, of a mysterious, unrecognizable . Dr. Carroll clergymen, the ER general practitioner on accountability, races to kind via her baffling signs within the jiffy he has left to save lots of her. clergymen has a unexpected perception and, opposed to the recommendation of his friends, dangers a thorough therapy, with a purpose to turn out to be both a super maneuver or a in all likelihood lethal mistake. It fails. Eden Hale, vibrantly fit and infrequently twenty-five years outdated, is lifeless. The fallout is fast and excessive. The plastic health practitioner who operated on Eden -- Dr. D. Welles D'Anton, whose acceptance as a surgical guarantor of perfection and agelessness has conferred on him a guru-like prestige -- blames priests for her dying. feedback from Monks's sanatorium colleagues speedy follows and the specter of a lawsuit isn't really some distance at the back of. Monks's profession is in jeopardy, yet his personal guilt and uncertainty are what hang-out him worst of all. confident there is a hidden reason to Eden's dying, clergymen begins to delve into her previous. regardless of roadblocks that spring up in his direction, he quickly learns that the previous promenade queen used to be no longer the all-American woman she : she was once stuck up on the earth of pornography, and was once even, very likely, having a bootleg affair with D'Anton. Then clergymen uncovers a mystery that's way more scary: different younger women in D'Anton's care have wound up lacking, useless, or horribly disfigured. In his look for the reality, priests is drawn right into a tradition of unbelievable wealth and self-esteem -- in basic terms to find that he's getting used as a pawn in a decadent video game of glamour and cruelty, person who locations him within the crosshairs of a perilous psychopath. With To the Bone, Neil McMahon -- defined via the Chicago Tribune as "a move among Raymond Chandler and Thomas Harris" -- presents a heart-pounding trip right into a international of homicide and conceit long gone wild that you just will not quickly overlook, and demonstrates why he is been known as "an writer to recollect" and "a author you are going to be listening to much about."

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A King of Infinite Space by Allen M. Steele

By Allen M. Steele

Welcome to Heaven. here is a mop. it is not that easy, in fact. First you'll want to die. Grunge rock, undesirable acid, and an eighteen-wheeler will do this. then you definitely need to live to tell the tale. no longer too complex, towards the century's finish, for a ignored wealthy child with guilt-ridden mom and dad and cryogenics. Then there is the resurrection. that is extra advanced, regarding runaway nanotechnology, a impartial interface within the mind, an asteroid named for Jerry Garcia, and a fort that wishes cleansing. for that reason, the mop. loss of life for William Alec Tucker III is a gateway to the longer term, and a moment likelihood to complete what he is left undone: that is on the subject of every little thing. lifestyles after dying is sort of friendly. until eventually Alec reveals out that he is a pawn in a systemwide fight for energy and embarks on an odyssey of discovery that takes him from the a long way reaches of the asteroid belt to the fleshpots of Clarke County, area. or even father, to the beckoning stars.

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The Hand That Trembles: A Mystery (Ann Lindell Mysteries) by Kjell Eriksson

By Kjell Eriksson

"Eriksson provides a brand new twist to the Swedish crime tale, one specifically more likely to attract Henning Mankell fans."


Winner of the Swedish Crime Academy Award for top Novel, overseas sensation Kjell Eriksson has dazzled American audiences along with his gorgeous thrillers. during this gripping story, a guy walks out of a gathering in Sweden and disappears with out a hint. Years later, a neighbor spots an individual who appears like the lacking guy in Bangalore. may or not it's an identical guy? And what connection, if any, does he need to the baffling case that Inspector Ann Lindell is dealing with again domestic? brilliant writing and nail-biting suspense mix in The Hand that Trembles to provide a narrative just a star like Eriksson may well achieve.

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