Download E-books The Teflon Queen PDF

By Silk White

'Angela is a well known murderer 'only' recognized through the identify 'the Teflon Queen'. Her deadly grace, regular shot, and unequalled accuracy have made her the very best and so much wanted killer within the online game. but if the killer with no sense of right and wrong is confronted with an unknown emotion.... LOVE. Her entire belief is thrown off target and in a career the place moment guessing can suggest lifestyles or dying ....will the queen reign ideally suited or be overthrown?

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Download E-books Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets PDF

By David Simon

From the writer of HBO's The Wire, the vintage e-book approximately murder research that turned the root for the hit tv show

The scene is Baltimore. two times each 3 days one other citizen is shot, stabbed, or bludgeoned to demise. on the heart of this typhoon of crime is the city's murder unit, a small brotherhood of demanding males who struggle for no matter what justice is feasible in a dangerous international.

David Simon was once the 1st reporter ever to achieve limitless entry to a murder unit, and this electrifying e-book tells the genuine tale of a yr at the violent streets of an American urban. The narrative follows Donald Worden, a veteran investigator; Harry Edgerton, a black detective in a normally white unit; and Tom Pellegrini, an earnest rookie who takes at the year's such a lot tricky case, the brutal rape and homicide of an eleven-year-old lady.

Originally released fifteen years in the past, Homicide turned the foundation for the acclaimed tv express of an identical identify. This new edition―which contains a new creation, an afterword, and photographs―revives this vintage, riveting story in regards to the males who paintings at the darkish aspect of the yank experience.

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Download E-books Freaky Deaky PDF

By Elmore Leonard

He was once at the bomb squad, yet it's no longer until eventually he transfers out that Chris Mankowski rather starts juggling with dynamite. Rape and revenge are only the end of the iceberg in a twisty story that brings Detroit's denizens to existence -- and low dying -- in all their seedy glory. Electrifying, explosive, and unforeseen, this is often Elmore Leonard at his suspenseful most sensible.

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Download E-books Two Women PDF

By Martina Cole

Risk and violence have consistently been a part of Sue Dalston's East finish upbringing. Unloved through her mom, abused by way of her father, and brutalised all through her complete marriage, she's convicted of smashing her husband's cranium in a last act of desperation. All that retains her sane is understanding that she's performed it to guard her 4 kids. ultimately, they're secure from damage. while she is celled up with murderess Matilda Enderby, their fates develop into inextricably associated. And not anyone - least of all Sue - can have anticipated the results . . .

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Download E-books Backlash (A DCI Monica Paniatowski Mystery) PDF

By Sally Spencer

The fourth publication within the acclaimed new sequence that includes DCI Monika Paniatowski - DCI Monika Paniatowski has a sour own heritage with leader Superintendent Kershaw, yet that isn't the basically cause she doesn’t wish the research into the surprising disappearance of his spouse, Elaine, touchdown on her table. a tender prostitute, Grace Meade, has additionally disappeared, and but all assets are being channelled into Elaine’s case on my own. Monika determines to spend time discovering Grace, but if a seriously mutilated physique is chanced on at the moors, it starts to appear as though she has made the inaccurate decision.

 

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Download E-books Cover of Snow: A Novel PDF

By Jenny Milchman

WINNER OF THE MARY HIGGINS CLARK AWARD

Jenny Milchman’s Cover of Snow is a awesome debut, a gripping story of suspense within the culture of Gillian Flynn, Chris Bohjalian, and Nancy Pickard.

Waking up one wintry morning in her previous farmhouse nestled within the Adirondack Mountains of latest York, Nora Hamilton immediately is aware that anything is incorrect. whilst her fog of sleep clears, she reveals her global is unexpectedly, irretrievably shattered: Her husband, Brendan, has devoted suicide.

The first few hours following Nora’s devastating discovery go for her in a blur of numbness and disbelief. Then, a nerve-racking knowledge slowly settles in: Brendan left no be aware and gave no indication that he was once considering taking his personal lifestyles. Why might a rock-solid police officer with unwavering affection for his spouse, activity, and old fashioned place of origin unexpectedly decide to finish all of it? Having spent an entire life keeping off difficult truths, Nora needs to now commence dealing with them.

Unraveling her overdue husband’s ultimate days, Nora searches for an explanation—but unearths a bewildering resistance from Brendan’s ally and accomplice, his fellow cops, and his brittle mom. It quick turns into transparent to Nora that she is looking questions not anyone desires to resolution. For underneath the tender hide of snow lies a robust conspiracy that might cease at not anything to maintain its presence unknown . . . and its darkest secrets and techniques hidden.

Praise for Cover of Snow
 
“Well-defined characters take us on an emotional roller-coaster journey during the darkest evening, with blinding twists and infrequently deadly turns. it is a richly woven tale that not just appears on the devastating results of suicide but in addition examines lifestyles in a small city and explores the complexity of marriage. fanatics of Nancy Pickard, Margaret Maron, and C. J. field can be overjoyed to discover this new author.”Booklist (starred review)
 
“Milchman finds an intimate wisdom of the psychology of grief, besides a painterly present for changing frozen emotions into scenes of a forbidding wintry weather landscape.”The long island Times
 
“Milchman makes [readers] suppose the nippiness all the way down to their bones and casts a very potent temper during this fashionable thriller.”Kirkus Reviews
 
“Milchman tackles small-town angst the place evil can simmer less than the outside with a breathless strength and a think for life like characters.”The Seattle Times
 
“The plot unfolds at a superb clip . . . eventually speeding headlong to a sequence of startling revelations.”—San Francisco magazine of Books
 
“Milchman expertly conveys Nora’s grief in a fashion that may hot hearts even within the lifeless of a Wedeskyull winter.”Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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Download E-books L'empreinte du renard PDF

By Moussa Konaté

A Bamako, le célèbre commissaire Habib, vieux flic dont los angeles sagesse et le aptitude sont quasi légendaires, est expédié au coeur du will pay dogon pour élucider une série de morts bizarres, vraisemblablement des meurtres. Affaire d'autant plus délicate que les Dogons sont très attachés à leurs traditions et vivent pratiquement en marge des autorités officielles du Mali. En outre, ils sont connus et redoutés pour los angeles puissance de leur magie.

Au cours de leur enquête, Habib et son fidèle adjoint voient l. a. scenario empirer. Il y a d'autres morts, des corps atrocement gonflés. Le village entier se tait obstinément et les gendarmes ont trop peur pour se risquer à poser los angeles moindre query. Et puis, un inquiétant personnage au visage de chat, manifestement un sorcier, veille au admire absolu de l'omerta.

Le dénouement, terrifiant, enseignera à Habib, policier pourtant rompu à dénicher l. a. raison au coeur même de l'irrationnel, que los angeles justice est parfois une selected trop compliquée pour être confiée aux juges.

Avec les Dogons, un peuple qui a fasciné Marcel Griaule, Michel Leiris ou Jean Rouch, Moussa Konaté, sans le trahir, nous fait toucher du doigt une partie des secrets and techniques inviolés de l'Afrique. Il donne ainsi au lecteur, en le divertissant, une belle leçon d'humanité.

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Download E-books Mr. Paradise PDF

By Elmore Leonard

Roommates Kelly and Chloe are having fun with their lives and their downtown Detroit loft simply fantastic. Kelly is a Victoria's mystery catalog version. Chloe is an escort, till she makes a decision to ditch her diversified shoppers in want of a gradual gig as female friend to eighty-four-year-old retired legal professional Tony Paradiso, a.k.a. Mr. Paradise.

Evenings at Mr. Paradise's apartment, there's regularly an previous Michigan soccer online game on television. And whilst Chloe's round, there's a cheerleader, too, whole with pleated skirt and blue-and-gold pompoms. One evening Chloe convinces Kelly to hitch within the enjoyable, in addition to Montez Taylor, Tony's smooth-talking right-hand man.

yet issues pass awry and ahead of the top of the night there'll be corpses, indignant hit males, one change of identification, a safe-deposit field jam-packed with loot up for grabs, and, quick at the scene, detective Frank Delsa, who now has a double murder -- and a stunning, willful witness -- so as to add to his already heavy caseload.

With a funky solid, snappy discussion, and the entire twists and turns fanatics crave, Mr. Paradise is Elmore Leonard at domestic in Detroit and sharper than ever.

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Download E-books Suffer Little Children PDF

By Peter Tremayne

In A.D. 644, a revered student of the Celtic Church is murdered in the course of a trip to the Irish nation of Muman. The kingdom's ruler summons Sister Fidelma to unravel the brutal homicide, yet her time is restricted. The sufferer, because it seems, was once a comrade of the smug King of Fearna, who threatens conflict over the suspicious dying of his good friend. yet in the course of her inquiries, Sister Fidelma involves become aware of that there's extra to hand than what seems to be, and unearths her personal existence stuck within the stability.

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Download E-books Blood Red Roses (Sandstone Vista Series) PDF

By Lin Anderson

It is a prequel to "Driftnet" with forensic scientist Dr. Rhona MacLeod. whilst does wish turn into obsession? A rooster evening in Glasgow leaves the bride-to-be lifeless on a bathroom ground. Her physique is twisted, her face a masks of terror. Who could kill a woman previous to her marriage ceremony? Dr Rhona MacLeod and her crew are referred to as in to determine. As they plow through the proof, they locate themselves in a global the place intercourse is obtained and offered, and extra violent loss of life is mendacity in wait.

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