Download E-books The One That Got Away PDF

By Simon Wood

Graduate scholars Zoë and Holli merely suggest to blow off a few steam on their highway journey to Las Vegas. yet whatever is going extraordinarily improper on their manner domestic, and the final time Zoë sees her, Holli is within the clutches of a sadistic killer. Zoë flees together with her lifestyles, replaced forever.

A 12 months later and nonetheless tortured with guilt, Zoë latches directly to a police research the place the crime eerily resembles her abduction. besides a zealous detective, she retraces the stairs of that fateful evening within the barren region, hoping that her reminiscence will go back and aid them locate justice for Holli. Her abductor—labeled the “Tally guy” through a involved media—lies in watch for Zoë. For him, she isn't a survivor yet easily the person who obtained away.

With an unforgettable heroine, a chillingly disturbed psychopath, and a narrative that strikes at breakneck velocity, The person who bought Away is mystery author Simon wooden at his finest.

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Download E-books Murder at the Savoy: A Martin Beck Police Mystery (6) (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard) PDF

By Per Wahlöö

The surprising 6th novel in the Martin Beck secret sequence by means of the across the world well known crime writing duo by means of Maj Sjöwall and in line with Wahlöö, unearths Beck investigating a brutal assassination.When Viktor Palmgren, a robust Swedish industrialist is shot in the course of his after-dinner speech within the sumptuous inn Savoy, it sends a shiver down the backbone of the overseas funds markets and terrifies the tiny city of Malmo. not anyone within the eating place can determine the gunman, and native police are sheepishly baffled. that is whilst Beck takes over the scene and speedy choices via Palmgren's history. What he reveals is an internet of vice so despicable that it really is not easy for him to visualize who wouldn't want Palmgren useless, yet that does not cease him and his group of devoted detectives from tackling one in all their so much interesting instances but.

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Download E-books Black Gangster PDF

By Donald Goines

This can be the tale of the surprising underworld of black organised crime and the fledgling black 'godfather' who is going from teenage ganglord to robust Detroit mobster. just like the gangsters of the Twenties, Prince starts off with bootlegging and branches out into each recognized crime.

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Download E-books Hotel Bosphorus (Kati Hirschel Murder Mystery) PDF

By Esmahan Aykol

"What issues is that [Esmahan] Aykol makes use of the style to inform us a bit extra in regards to the global than we’re used to listening to from extra advertisement writers."—Newsday

"A great novel approximately Istanbul. The Turkish lifestyle, prejudices, males, politics, corruption—Esmahan Aykol writes approximately some of these with a gentle and funny touch."—Petros Markaris, writer of Che devoted Suicide and Zone Defence

"Bubbling with hedonism, enthusiasm, love of existence and books, this could be needed interpreting for these holidaying in Turkey, viewers to Istanbul, and fanatics of crime novels."—Hamburger Abendblatt

This debut through a tender Turkish girl novelist is decided in her cherished Istanbul. The heroine, Kati Hirschel, is a foreigner and proud proprietor of the one secret book shop on the town. while the director of a movie starring an old style good friend is located murdered in his resort room, Kati can't withstand the temptation to begin her personal maverick research. in spite of everything, her pal Petra is the police's imperative suspect, and studying all these detective novels should have taught Kati something.

This suspenseful story of homicide contains a heroine who's humorous, feisty and undresses males in her brain extra frequently than she would favor. It makes use of humor, social observation, or even erotic delusion to show Western prejudices approximately Turkey, in addition to Turkish stereotyping of alternative Europeans.

Esmahan Aykol used to be born in 1970 in Edirne, Turkey. She was once a journalist for a couple of Turkish guides and radio stations. After a stint as a bartender she became to fiction writing. Hotel Bosphorus is her first novel and should be by way of others that includes Kati Hirschel.

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Download E-books Dread Murder PDF

By Gwendoline Butler

In the courtroom of King George IV, significant Mearns---an outdated puppy of struggle and veteran of Willington's army---is the dad or mum of Windsor fortress. a few might name him a undercover agent; he calls himself a "watcher." operating along with his shut good friend, the inventive Sergeant Denny, the pair continue a funky facade in the back of which they move approximately their tasks quietly and unnoticed.
Unnoticed, that's, until eventually the day Mearns gets a parcel containing a ugly shock: a couple of severed human legs. The legs belong to a fellow soldier. Casting apart respectable protocol, Mearns and Denny choose to examine the homicide themselves, additionally enrolling assistance from a precocious younger runaway, Charlie. yet quickly those maverick investigators locate themselves up opposed to all demeanour of stumbling blocks and threat, no longer the least of that's the Crown Keepers of the Peace---a unit of former squaddies headed through Mearns's nemesis, Felix Ferguson.
With extra butchered physique components turning up in parcels and the variety of deaths emerging, our beginner investigators locate themselves as much as their necks in corruption and intrigue. Mearns struggles to maintain Ferguson at bay, not just throughout the research, but in addition for the affections of the fascinating Mindy, a maidservant within the fortress. With the strain on, can Mearns unravel the murders and win the guts of his ladylove?
With Dread Murder, Gwendoline Butler supplies a cleverly crafty and outdated secret that hides a ugly homicide at the back of its captivating facade.

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Download E-books Playing Dead PDF

By Jessie Keane

Annie Carter was once a madam in a brothel and a brand new York gangster's moll, yet now her safeguard is long gone and her enemies are final in

In 1971, London gang boss Annie Carter Barolli resides the hot York excessive existence with the scary mafia godfather Constantine Barolli. while relations tragedy moves, it leaves only Annie, Constantine's sister Gina, and his 3 kids alive, and now they are in bad possibility. what is worse is that it signs a tremendous shift in mafia strength. Annie returns to London along with her daughter Layla, pursued by way of a success guy. a person wishes her useless and the one means she will be able to remain alive is to determine who is buying the agreement and to strike first. Then, the reappearance of an previous East finish face sparks a stunning suspicion—the risk that Max Carter, Annie's first and maximum love, did not die years in the past, as she were resulted in think. Has he actually simply been enjoying dead?

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Download E-books One Foot in the Grave (The James Pibble Mysteries) PDF

By Peter Dickinson

CWA Gold Dagger winner Peter Dickinson is again: Now-retired Scotland backyard superintendent James Pibble isn’t approximately to head quietly into the night—not whilst there’s a homicide case or (or 3) to unravel

At Flycatchers, a well-to-do nursing domestic watched over by way of no-nonsense nurse Jenny, one-time detective James Pibble shuttles among his nothing-to-live-for current and stories of the crimes he’s solved—or didn't. He’s roused from his listless life whilst he discovers a useless physique on best of the water tower.

defense shield George Tosca isn’t the single one at Flycatchers who has met his maker a section too unexpectedly. there were different suspicious deaths within the final 3 years, together with these of army guy Sir Archibald Gunter and Bertie Foster-Banks, an inveterate gambler and shareholder in the house. the arriving of a girl in black units off a sinister chain of occasions, and sooner than he is familiar with it, Pibble is at the case.

As he travels down a twisting direction of blackmail and escalating violence, Pibble reveals that his existence is abruptly jam-packed with function back. he'll deliver a crafty killer to justice—or die making an attempt. however the genuine cause he went as much as the tower on that stormy iciness evening is associated with a mystery he’ll hold to his grave.

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Download E-books The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World's Largest Unsolved Art Theft PDF

By Ulrich Boser

Shortly after dead night on March 18, 1990, males broke into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston and devoted the biggest paintings heist in historical past. They stole a dozen masterpieces, together with one Vermeer, 3 Rembrandts, and 5 Degas. yet after hundreds of thousands of leads—and a $5 million reward—none of the work were recovered. worthy up to $500 million, the lacking masterpieces became one of many nation's so much remarkable unsolved mysteries.

After the dying of famed paintings detective Harold Smith, reporter Ulrich Boser made up our minds to absorb the case. Exploring Smith's unfinished leads, Boser travels deep into the paintings underworld and is derived throughout a impressive solid of characters, together with an excellent rock 'n' roll thief, a gangster who professes his innocence in rhyming verse, and the enigmatic past due Boston heiress Isabella Stewart Gardner herself. Boser turns into more and more captivated with the case and finally uncovers startling new proof concerning the identities of the thieves. A story of paintings and greed, of obsession and loss, The Gardner Heist is as compelling because the stolen masterpieces themselves.

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Download E-books Pagan Babies: A Novel PDF

By Elmore Leonard

Pagan Babies is vintage crime fiction from the grasp of suspense, New York Times bestselling writer Elmore Leonard. 

Father Terry Dunn idea he'd noticeable every thing at the suggest streets of Detroit, yet that used to be prior to he went on a bit retreat to Rwanda to circumvent a tax-fraud indictment. Now the whiskey-drinking, 9 Inch Nails T-shirt-wearing padre is again attempting to hustle up a ranking to aid the little orphans of Rwanda.

But the fund-raising will get advanced whilst a former tattletale cohort pops up on Terry's tail. after which there is the beautiful Debbie Dewey. A freshly sprung ex-con grew to become stand-up comedian, Debbie wishes a few quick funds, too, to settle an previous ranking. Now they're in jointly for a larger payoff than both may well finagle on my own. in the end, it makes sense...unless Father Terry is operating a con of his own.

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Download E-books The Midnight Club PDF

By James Patterson

A stunningly great psychopathic killer who has skillfully eluded the police from London to Paris to manhattan. a stunning lady journalist all at once in grave chance. An unorthodox manhattan detective whose purpose for preventing the killer could not be extra own or emotional.

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