Category Archives: Law & Crime

Pretty Crooked (Pretty Crooked Trilogy)

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Book 17 in the nationally best-selling series! The characters seem to enjoy amazingly active lifestyles with the usual romantic entanglements and decisions involving which designer shoe to wear with which designer dress. The Accused: Jodie Foster’s controversial story about a gang rape won an Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Book 16 in the nationally best-selling series! Often, there are a variety of characters that are possible suspects.
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Liar

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Sabich is accused and suddenly the hunter becomes the hunted. This action might not be possible to undo. A killer is in your house.” The “Murder” sequel, “Mayhem, Black Shadow Book 2” will be available September 2, 2016. ______________ All of read more Edinburgh, 1897. Each chapter finds Leroy "Encyclopedia" Brown's father, the chief of police, home recounting a difficult case from work. Thriller is a genre of fiction in which tough, resourceful, but essentially ordinary heroes are pitted against villains determined to destroy them, their country, or the stability of the free world.
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Tru Detective

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I don’t know about you, but I hate when I’m reading a mystery and I figure it out halfway into the book. After all, you know the details of your particular world so clearly. The Kurt Wallander books, by Henning Mankell. In fiction she is looking for upmarket novels, mysteries and thrillers, middle grade and young adult. A. quartet (particularly the middle two installments, The Big Nowhere and L. But they are very few and not import to overall movie. The novel begins with a play on James's The Ambassadors.
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Hereafter (A Shadowlands Novel)

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Thrillers are usually about life and death situations. While books that were written over five years ago are still great resources, pick at least one book that is less than three years old, since forensic practices are affected by case law, and new scientific and technological discoveries. His only companion is an old man who teaches him everything from philosophy to mathematics to swordplay. The 1934 Christie detective classic "Murder on the Orient Express" also focuses on private detective Hercule Poirot's misadventures aboard the historic train.
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Montmorency #4: Montmorency's Revenge

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In his popular historical mystery series, Sam Thomas tells the story of Bridget Hodgson, a well-born widow in 17th century York. Watching them thrash about in the tangled webs they’ve woven seems excellent sport to her. True historical fiction portrays conflicts and characters that depended on a particular time period for their existence (Civil War battles and heroes, slave trade in colonial America, 18th-century British royalty, 1960s civil right leaders, etc.) These conflicts and characters are inseparable from the author’s decision to set the story in a non-contemporary era; the historical time and place influence the unfolding narrative and the characters' struggles within it.
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The Piano King And His Girls

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It pays tribute to Hitchcock, channels De Palma. Go to Two Minute Mystery "Solve -It" Club and test your deductive abilities at solving the tricky weekly mystery. Her latest is a crime novel, 'The Ninth Life of Louis Drax'. And bookshelves only have so many shelves and categories to stick your book under. A sense of thrill and horror lurks behind as a pursuer closes in. The thriller gets its name because it’s loaded with thrills –violence, riots car chases, bomb scares, explosions, bank heists – and gets a reader’s heart pounding as they turn the pages, as in the Jack Davis series.
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Long May She Reign (Turtleback School & Library Binding

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A common theme in thrillers involves innocent victims dealing with deranged adversaries, as seen in Hitchcock's film Rebecca (1940), where Mrs. Move your mystery into the future and you've entered the realm of the mixed-genre mystery. It follows a series of characters who are passengers travelling from Ostend to Istanbul aboard the Orient Express. View privacy and cookies policy. © Copyright 2013 - 2016 WHSmith and its suppliers.
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Diamond Geezers

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Even in the so-called golden age of detective stories, the 1920s and ’30s, when the emphasis was on elaborate puzzles, the motivations of the culprits in Christie and Dorothy L. IF YOU DO NOT HEAR BACK ON YOUR QUERY, IT MEANS THAT YOUR PROJECT DOESN’T FIT OUR CURRENT EDITORIAL NEEDS. Noire (2011), in which player assumes the role of Los Angeles Police Department Officer, and later Detective, Cole Phelps.
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Overdrive

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Henry James famously said: “Plot is characters under stress.” Well, nothing ramps up the stress level of a group of characters like the murder of one among them. His diabolical and unrelenting desires, not just to kill his victims but to drink their blood, unleashed a terror within the city unlike anything the residents had ever known. He has a moral code of sorts – he never robs anyone who can’t bear the loss. She was only sixteen when her own boyfriend Jasper imprisoned and tortured her ― and left her for dead.
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Branded (Orca Currents)

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Bonus Kate Burkholder E-short story available for .99 cents everywhere ebooks are sold. Another good mystery by Avi is Who Stole the Wizard of Oz (Yearling, 1990. In the old days, publishers and critics classed mysteries in four (later five) sub-genres. 1) Ratiocinative (Puzzler, Whodunnit or "Classic"), where the emphasis was on the clues and the puzzle (Holmes, Ellery Queen, Charlie Chan). 2) Cozy, overlaps with the above, but specifically has a domestic setting, and an amateur detective -- and it's about the people more than the clues.
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