Witness in Death (In Death, Book 10) by J. D. Robb

By J. D. Robb

Retail ePub from OverDrive to replace/trump the shitty conversion at the web site missing a TOC and who is familiar with what else

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Writing as J.D. Robb, Nora Roberts provides the 10th e-book within the manhattan instances bestselling sequence. whilst a celeb is killed correct prior to her eyes, long island detective Eve Dallas takes a brand new position in crime—as either officer and witness to murder....

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Death Is Not the End: A Novella by Ian Rankin

By Ian Rankin

For readers strange with the blistering plots and language of Ian Rankin's longer works, this distinctive variation novella is the precise chance to get to grasp Rankin and his unforgettable production, Inspector John Rebus. For longtime Rebus enthusiasts, it truly is a chance to stick to him as he explores a subplot from his newest day out, lifeless Souls. while his high-school sweetheart calls him immediately, Rebus consents to trace down her lacking son, who was once final noticeable at a bar owned via a few shady mob-linked gangsters. His pursuit takes him via an Edinburgh past the tartan tearooms and cobbled streets of the vacationer brochures, a contemporary urban boasting various criminals and their sufferers. As Rebus contemplates the lurking immortality of his personal urban, Rankin deals readers page-turning suspense and staggering literary grace.

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A Curse of Silence: A Mystery of Ancient Egypt by Lauren Haney

By Lauren Haney

A vile rumor sweeps around the wilderness like a rapidly amassing sandstorm: Queen Hatshepsut plans to disband a lot of her frontier military and remodel its fortresses into storehouses. the coming of Amonked—the Queen's cousin and Storekeeper of Amon—at the town of Buhen convinces an uneasy Lieutenant Bak of the Medjay police that the whisperings that experience alarmed the population are real. Then, an afternoon after Amonked inspects the neighborhood garrison and departs, a physique is located stabbed in the home the place he and his social gathering rested. The slain guy used to be an area prince, loved via his humans, so Bak travels upriver to affix the caravan and examine. even though not anything tangible connects Amonked and his humans to the heinous act, Bak's inquiry quickly sheds a traumatic gentle on an inexplicable crime. For the clues recommend that twisted honor and vengeance lie at its root . . . and a stunning mystery, safe by means of homicide and silence, which can itself silence the truth—and Bak—for eternity.

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Justice Denied: A J. P. Beaumont Novel (J. P. Beaumont by J. A. Jance

By J. A. Jance

The research of LaShawn Tompkins's homicide turns out trouble-free adequate. Upon his unlock from loss of life row, the ex-drug broker back to his outdated local, the place he was once gunned down on his mother's doorstep. simply one other case of turf struggle. at the very least that is what it seems like at the floor to Seattle investigator J. P. Beaumont, who is been passed the task lower than the strictest self assurance. yet as Beau starts off digging, the location turns into extra advanced than he'd idea. it seems that LaShawn quite had became over a brand new leaf on the King road venture and his homicide was once premeditated. anyone had exact the fellow for demise. in the meantime, Beau's lover and fellow cop, Mel Soames, is given her personal hush-hush research. A regimen fee on registered intercourse offenders has printed a traumatic trend: they're death off at an alarming fee, and never all as a result of common reasons. info of the newest loss of life recommend an inside of task, and Mel is not letting this move. without warning, Mel's research turns into entangled with Beau's, and the 2 start to discover a nightmarish conspiracy that may contain humans in excessive places—including their very own best brass.

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Death of a Dreamer (Hamish Macbeth, Book 21) by M. C. Beaton

By M. C. Beaton

Unique e-book: 2006

Hamish Macbeth is at the path of a killer with a penchant for poison during this novel of homicide within the Scottish Highlands. whilst Effie Garrand is located poisoned via hemlock, it's as much as Macbeth to discover her killer earlier than extra nightmares spread.

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The Martin Beck series - Roseanna by Maj Sjöwall, Per Wahlöö

By Maj Sjöwall, Per Wahlöö

With a brand new advent via Henning Mankell. The masterful first novel within the Martin Beck sequence of mysteries by way of the the world over popular crime writing duo Maj Sjöwall and in step with Wahlöö ("the most sensible writers of police procedurals within the world"), reveals Beck attempting to find the assassin of a lonely traveler.
On a July afternoon, a tender woman's physique is dredged from Sweden's appealing Lake Vattern. without clues Beck starts an research not just to discover a assassin but in addition to find who the sufferer was once. 3 months later, all Beck is aware is that her identify used to be Roseanna and that she might have been strangled by means of anybody of eighty-five humans on a cruise. because the melancholic Beck narrows the checklist of suspects, he's drawn more and more to the enigma of the sufferer, a free-spirited vacationer with a penchant for informal intercourse, and to the psychopathology of a assassin with a distinctive--indeed, terrifying--sense of propriety.

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The Blue Knight by Joseph Wambaugh

By Joseph Wambaugh

Ex-cop grew to become number one New York Times bestselling author Joseph Wambaugh solid a brand new form of literature along with his nice early police procedurals. Gritty, luminous, and eventually beautiful, this novel is Wambaugh at his best--a story of a highway cop at the toughest beat of his existence.

Twenty and . these are the numbers delivering the brain of William "Bumper" Morgan: 20 years at the activity, days sooner than he "pulls the pin" and walks clear of it eternally. yet at the gritty streets of L.A., humans examine Bumper like a few type of knight in armor--they've plied him with come-ons, scorching suggestions, and the tough appreciate a guy can't earn wherever else. Now, with a brand new task and an excellent girl awaiting him, a kinky thief terrorizing L.A.'s selection lodges, and a tragedy looming, Bumper Morgan is ready to stand the single factor that could scare him: the demons that he's been hiding in the back of his shiny and glossy badge...

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Kathryn Dance eBook Boxed Set (Kathryn Dance, Books 1-2; by Jeffery Deaver

By Jeffery Deaver

Get at the case with Kathryn Dance.

Three novels that includes California Bureau of Investigations physique language specialist Agent Kathryn Dance from the world over bestselling suspense grasp and seven-time Edgar Award nominee Jeffery Deaver, plus an excerpt from the subsequent Kathryn Dance novel, XO (publishing June 2012).

The chilly Moon
On a freezing December evening, with a whole moon soaring over big apple urban, individuals are brutally murdered. The demise scenes are marked via eerie, matching calling playing cards: moon-faced clocks that investigators worry ticked away the victims' final moments on the earth. popular criminologist Lincoln Rhyme instantly identifies the clock distributor and has the chilling cognizance that the killer—who has dubbed himself the Watchmaker—has extra murders deliberate within the hours to return. With Rhyme’s longtime love Amelia Sachs now busy because the lead detective on a murder case of her personal, it's going to take the services of Agent Kathryn Dance to prevent the Watchmaker killings and resolve the path of a diabolical felony masterwork within the making.

The napping Doll
Daniel Pell, the “Son of Manson,” is serving a lifestyles sentence for the brutal murders of the rich Croyton kin, a criminal offense mirroring these perpetrated by means of Charles Manson within the Sixties, and that left at the back of just one survivor: the youngest Croyton daughter, who, simply because she used to be in mattress hidden by way of her toys, used to be dubbed “the slumbering Doll.” while Agent Kathryn Dance is termed in to interrogate Pell in reference to a up to date homicide, the mental jousting fit that ensues is going extraordinarily flawed, and Pell escapes. yet faraway from easily fleeing, Pell activates his pursuers—and different innocents—for purposes Dance and her colleagues can’t determine. the one one that will help her locate the trend in Pell’s rampage is the now-teenage woman who lay as if asleep via that bad night.

Roadside Crosses
The Monterey Peninsula is rocked through worry while a killer starts off to go away roadside crosses beside neighborhood highways—not in memoriam, yet as bulletins of his intentions to kill. And he kills in fairly awful and effective methods: utilizing own information about his sufferers that they've carelessly published in blogs and on social networking web content. Agent Kathryn Dance lines the ends up in Travis Brigham, a teen whose function in a deadly vehicle coincidence has encouraged vicious assaults opposed to him on a well-liked web publication, The Chilton document. To get to Brigham, Dance needs to conquer speechifying politicians, paranoid mom and dad, and the blogger himself, James Chilton, whose willingness to derail the case—and probably Dance’s career—soon forces Dance to take determined measures.

XO (excerpt)
Country-pop ingénue Kayleigh Towne’s profession is attaining new heights along with her large hit unmarried “Your Shadow”—but elevated popularity can be bringing undesirable consciousness to the younger singer. An blameless trade with one in all her enthusiasts, signed with an “XO,” leads Kayleigh right into a risky and terrifying realm of obsession. regardless of her transparent rejection and threats from legal professionals and legislation enforcers, Edwin Sharp continues to be confident that Kayleigh loves him, and he proclaims he's coming for her. a chain of injuries and worrying cellphone calls lead Kayleigh to think her lifestyles is at risk, and shortly humans with reference to Kayleigh die. Agent Kathryn Dance needs to cease the stalker—but prior to lengthy she learns that, like many celebrities, Kayleigh has a couple of fan with a mission…

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Just One Evil Act (Inspector Lynley, Book 18) by Elizabeth George

By Elizabeth George

#1 New York Times bestselling writer Elizabeth George promises one other masterpiece of suspense in her Inspector Lynley sequence: a gripping child-in-danger tale that checks Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers like by no means before.

Barbara is at a loss: The daughter of her buddy Taymullah Azhar has been taken through her mom, and Barbara can’t fairly help—Azhar had by no means married Angelina, and his identify isn’t on Hadiyyah’s, their daughter’s, start certificates. He has no felony declare. Azhar and Barbara lease a personal detective, however the path is going cold.

Azhar is simply commencing to settle for his soul-crushing loss whilst Angelina reappears with stunning information: Hadiyyah is lacking, abducted from an Italian industry. The Italian police are investigating, and the backyard won’t become involved, till Barbara takes issues into her personal fingers — on the threat of her personal career. 

As either Barbara and her companion, Inspector Thomas Lynley, quickly detect, the case is way extra advanced than a regular kidnapping, revealing secrets and techniques which may have far-reaching results open air of the investigation.  With either her task and the lifetime of a bit woman at the line, Barbara needs to make a decision what issues such a lot, and the way some distance she’s keen to visit guard it.

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