Mind's Eye: An Inspector Van Vetteren Mystery (1) (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

By Laurie Thompson

International Bestseller 

Håkan Nesser is firmly demonstrated as one of many world's bestselling crime novelists. And now the unconventional that brought leader Inspector Van Veeteren is on the market for the 1st time in English.

 

The fast conviction left Van Veeteren uneasy: Janek Mitter woke one morning with a brutal hangover and his spouse useless within the bath. With in basic terms the flimsiest safety, he's came across responsible and imprisoned in a psychological establishment. but if Mitter is murdered in his mattress, Van Veeteren regrets now not following his intestine and launches an research into the 2 murders. because the leader inspector delves deeper, the twisted root of those violent murders will surprise even him.

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The piper on the mountain

While Herbert Terrell falls off a mountain in the course of a holiday in Czechoslovakia, unintentional dying is the decision. Then his step-daughter Tossa gets a notice suggesting Terrell used to be murdered--turning Tossa's long-planned ecu vacation with collage neighbors right into a hunt for the killer.

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Cop Town: A Novel

By Karin Slaughter

NEW YORK instances BESTSELLER

Karin Slaughter, writer of the bestselling Will Trent novels, is generally acclaimed as “one of the easiest crime novelists in the United States” (The Washington Post). Now she offers her first stand-alone novel: an epic tale of a urban in the middle of seismic upheaval, a serial killer concentrating on police officers, and a divided police strength tasked with bringing a madman to justice.
 
Atlanta, 1974: As a brutal homicide and a livid manhunt rock the city’s police division, Kate Murphy wonders if her first day at the activity can be her final. She’s decided to defy her privileged historical past via making her personal way—wearing a badge and sporting a gun. yet for a gorgeous younger girl, existence can be something yet effortless within the macho international of the Atlanta PD, the place even the feminine law enforcement officials have little mercy for newbies. It’s additionally the worst day attainable to begin on condition that a cherished cop has been gunned down, his brothers in blue are out for blood, and the town is at the fringe of war.
 
Kate isn’t the single girl at the strength who’s feeling the warmth. Maggie Lawson her uncle and brother into the ranks to turn out her worthy of their cynical eyes. whilst she and Kate, her new companion, are driven out of the citywide look for a cop killer, their fury, discomfort, and delight eventually achieve the boiling aspect. With a killer poised to strike back, they're going to pursue their very own line of research, risking every thing as they enterprise into the city’s darkest heart.
 
Relentlessly paced, acutely saw, wickedly humorous, and sometimes heartbreaking, Cop Town is Karin Slaughter’s strongest novel yet—a travel de strength of storytelling from our greatest grasp of personality, surroundings, and suspense.

Features a preview of Karin Slaughter’s subsequent novel, Pretty Girls
 
“Karin Slaughter is just the most effective mystery writers operating this present day, and Cop Town shows the writer on the best of her game—relentless pacing, advanced characters, and gritty realism, prepared opposed to the backdrop of a urban at the area. Slaughter’s eye for aspect and fact is unequalled. . . . I’d stick to her anywhere.”—Gillian Flynn
 
Cop city proves Karin Slaughter is certainly one of America’s top writers. . . . She pulls her readers right into a twisted story of poser and retains them involved from begin to finish.”The Huffington Post

“Stunning . . . Karin Slaughter breaks new floor with this riveting tale. if you happen to haven’t but learn her, this can be the moment.”—Michael Connelly

“Compulsively readable . . . may have your center racing.”O: The Oprah Magazine
 
“Intense . . . engrossing . . . evocative . . . [Karin Slaughter’s] first stand-alone novel [has] a gritty, action-packed plot and powerful, plausible characters.”—Associated Press
 
“Slaughter graphically exposes the rampant racism, homophobia, and misogyny of cop tradition within the Nineteen Seventies. . . . successful leads, the unfashionable atmosphere, and a riveting plot make this considered one of Slaughter’s best.”Booklist (starred review)
 
“Superb . . . explosive . . . [Cop Town] is bound to win over readers new to Slaughter’s paintings whereas reminding previous enthusiasts of her huge, immense talent.”Library magazine (starred review)
 
“Evocative writing . . . remarkable characters . . . with edge-of-your-seat suspense and a riveting plot . . . Slaughter’s first stand-alone publication is a knockout.”RT e-book Reviews

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Murder Is My Business (Hard Case Crime Novels)

By Brett Halliday

Homicide on the RIO GRANDE

Ten years in the past, inner most eye Mike Shayne did a role for one of many richest males in El Paso, digging up dust on a boy relationship the tycoon’s daughter. Now the daughter’s again, all grown up and hazardous. And so’s Shayne – yet this time it’s to enquire murder… 

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The Ploughmen: A Novel

By Kim Zupan

"Passionately arresting ... [Zupan's] sentences are unleashed in a livid splendor.... bleak and brilliant-the top form of book."-Minneapolis famous person Tribune

One of best evocations of lifestyles in Western the US in contemporary reminiscence ... a strong and profoundly relocating tale in regards to the heartbroken souls of ladies and males who're trying to model major lives within the grassy plains of Montana."-William Kittredge, writer of Hole within the Sky

Steeped within the lonesome Montana state, unyielding because it is gorgeous, The Ploughmen is the tale of 2 men-an getting older killer looking forward to trial, and a stricken younger deputy-who sit down throughout from one another at midnight, speaking during the bars of a county reformatory phone. John Gload is a killer so brutally adept at his craft that purely now, on the age of seventy seven, has he confronted a long term penitentiary sentence. Valentine Millimaki, the low guy within the Copper County sheriff's division, is the unlucky soul who attracts the in a single day shift after Gload's arrest. quickly, even though, the conversations among Gload and Millimaki develop typical, and the younger sheriff reveals himself looking counsel from a guy he is sworn to maintain in the back of bars, a guy whose darkish prior stocks anything crucial along with his personal. Zupan, additionally a chippie, "writes with the precision of his alternate" (The long island occasions e-book Review) and gives you a brand new vintage of the yank west.

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A Red Herring Without Mustard: A Flavia de Luce Novel

By Alan Bradley

NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER

Alan Bradley, writer of the main award-winning sequence debut of any 12 months, returns with one other impossible to resist Flavia de Luce novel
 
In the hamlet of Bishop’s Lacey, the insidiously shrewdpermanent and unflappable eleven-year-old sleuth Flavia de Luce had requested a Gypsy lady to inform her fortune—never looking forward to to later stumble around the bad soul, bludgeoned nearly to demise within the wee hours in her personal caravan. used to be this an act of retribution by way of these confident that the soothsayer kidnapped an area baby years in the past? definitely Flavia knows the bliss of settling ratings; revenge is a pleasant hobby while one has odious older sisters. yet how may possibly this crime be hooked up to the lacking child? because the crimson herrings pile up, Flavia needs to type via clues fishy and foul to untangle darkish deeds and unsafe secrets.

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Maigret and the Fortuneteller

By Georges Simenon

Guided by way of his instinct and his exact expertise for placing himself in different people's footwear, Inspector Maigret plows via a difficult maze of likely unconnected suspects and purely the main fragmentary clues to discover the assassin of fortuneteller Mademoiselle Jeanne.

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The Safe Room

By B. A. Shapiro

From the bestselling writer of The paintings Forger

How lengthy can homicide hang-out a kinfolk? till the inaccurate is positioned correct and the sufferer is ready to leisure in peace. Set in Lexington, Massachusetts, The secure Room is a narrative of one of these homicide and the sort of haunting. A mental mystery, the story toggles among the eve of the Civil battle and today's. It follows the doomed love affair of Silas individual, a runaway slave driving the Underground Railroad, and Sarah Harden, the daughter of a recognized abolitionist. Sarah and Silas’s tale is intertwined with that of Lee Seymour, a modern day descendant of the Harden family members who needs to all of sudden grapple with an international within which homicide and ghosts are all too real.

The secure Room is a suspenseful story that employs love and the magical to discover the ugliness of injustice and the wonderful thing about human hope.

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