Kitty Peck and the Child of Ill-Fortune (Kitty Peck, Book 2)

By Kate Griffin

March 1880, Limehouse.

Kitty Peck, a lively yet weak seventeen-year-old, is the reluctant heiress to Paradise, the legal empire formerly overseen by way of the bold woman Ginger. faraway from the color and camaraderie of the tune corridor the place Kitty have been operating, this newfound energy brings with it isolation and uncertainty. eager to reconnect with Joey, her estranged brother, Kitty travels to Paris. Reunited finally, she is not able to refuse his request to take a baby again to London. inside of days of her go back it's transparent that somebody has them... and this anyone is decided to kill the child... and someone who stands of their way.

Kitty Peck and the kid of Ill-Fortune is a fast moving ancient secret with breath-taking twists and turns that takes us from the decadent, bohemian global of overdue 19th-Century Paris to a perilous mystery on the middle of the British empire.

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Classic Cashes In A Jack Colby British Classic Car Mystery (A Jack Colby Mystery, Book 1)

By Amy Myers

Jack Colby, vehicle detective, takes a possible regimen fee that precipitates him right into a harmful global of secrets and techniques and murder

A fee to shop for a vintage Packard saloon from the Thirties on behalf of a consumer must have been regimen for Jack Colby, yet this Packard is unique . . . and as Jack struggles to piece jointly the car’s background and the secret surrounding it, he's quickly prompted right into a harmful global the place not anything is because it seems.

What is the explanation in the back of enigmatic banking mogul Philip Moxton’s determined wish for this actual motor vehicle? no matter what it's, the car’s present proprietor, actor Tom Herrick, turns out to grasp it too – and is all too prepared to promote. but if homicide moves, Jack is drawn right into a hunt for the fact that comprises not just his own happiness yet dealing with a constant killer.

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The Blue Knight

By Joseph Wambaugh

Ex-cop became no 1 New York Times bestselling author Joseph Wambaugh solid a brand new form of literature along with his nice early police procedurals. Gritty, luminous, and finally lovely, this novel is Wambaugh at his best--a story of a road 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 ahead of he "pulls the pin" and walks clear of it perpetually. yet at the gritty streets of L.A., humans examine Bumper like a few form of knight in armor--they've plied him with come-ons, sizzling information, and the difficult appreciate a guy can't earn at any place else. Now, with a brand new activity and an exceptional lady expecting him, a kinky thief terrorizing L.A.'s selection inns, and a tragedy looming, Bumper Morgan is ready to stand the single factor which may scare him: the demons that he's been hiding at the back of his brilliant and glossy badge...

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De Cock en de moord op Anna Bentveld (De Cock, Book 4)

By A. C. Baantjer

In deze misdaadroman speelt de vermaarde Amsterdamse rechercheur De Cock slechts een ondergeschikte rol. Hij komt nu en dan zijn collega Peeters vriendelijk op de schouders kloppen en bemoedigend toespreken. Rechercheur Peeters heeft dat wel nodig. Op een gure meinacht wordt hij van huis geroepen wegens een moordzaak. De rijke Charles van Duuren die zijn vriendinnetje op de Keizersgracht een bezoek wilde brengen trof haar met ingeslagen schedel aan. Al gauw ontdekt Peeters dat Anna lange tijd prostituee op de walletjes used to be geweest. Tijdens zijn onderzoek wordt de jonge inbreker Pepi gearresteerd. Na een harde ondervraging door een collega van Peeters bekent Pepi dat hij de moord heeft gepleegd, maar Peeters gelooft daar niet zo erg in. Dan wordt er nog een moord gepleegd. Behoedzaam te werk gaand ziet de rechercheur toch kans de beide misdrijven op te lossen, waarbij het hem er vooral om te doen is dat het type van Anna niet de dupe wordt.

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Red Hook: An Artie Cohen Mystery (Artie Cohen Mysteries)

By Reggie Nadelson

Several months have handed because the tragedy enacted in Disturbed Earth. Artie Cohen has simply married Maxine and is set to take trip of town together with her while occasions pull him again: the obvious homicide of a pal, and the looks of his former female friend, Lily, their break-up by no means absolutely resolved. via her nice abilities as a storyteller and writer of memorable characters, Reggie Nadelson weaves an exciting story of deception, whereas bringing to ever-greater existence her protagonist, Artie Cohen―deeply improper and deeply human.

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De Cock En De Gebrandmerkte Doden (De Cock, Book 61)

By A. C. Baantjer

De Cock verzucht tegen zijn collega Vledder dat hij minstens een part jaar verlost zou willen zijn van moord en doodslag. Hun overpeinzingen over de misdaad worden ruw verstoord door een jonge guy die een bizar verhaal komt vertellen. Zijn vroegere vriendin Angela is de avond tevoren door een taxichauffeur met een bos rode rozen naar het grachtenpand van haar nieuwe vriend gelokt. Daar vond zij de guy dood voor de schouw, met een koord om zijn nek en met twee ruiten op zijn voorhoofd gebrandmerkt. Nog voor De Cock en Vledder met Angela hebben gesproken, nemen ze zelf een kijkje op de plaats delict.

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Night Frost

By R.D. Wingfield

A serial killer is terrorizing the senior electorate of Denton, and the neighborhood police are succumbing to a flu epidemic. drained and demoralized, the strength has to take care of a probably excellent younger couple discomfort arson assaults and dying threats, a suspicious suicide, burglaries, pornographic movies, poison-pen letters... 
   In doubtful cost of the investigations is Detective Inspector Jack Frost, crumpled, slapdash and foul-mouthed as ever. He attempts to manage regardless of insufficient back-up, yet there's by no means adequate time; the unsolved crimes pile up and the vicious killings move on. So Frost has to chop corners and take dangers, figuring out that his Divisional Commander will throw him to the wolves if whatever is going flawed. And for Frost, issues continuously get it wrong.

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Fever Dream: A Daniel Rinaldi Mystery #2 (Daniel Rinaldi Series)

By Dennis Palumbo

There's a sweltering warmth wave open air. approximately a yr after Pittsburgh psychologist and trauma specialist Daniel Rinaldi helped get to the bottom of a baffling homicide, he reveals himself drawn into one other case.
When a bold financial institution theft is going horribly improper, leading to the deaths of all of the hostages other than one, Rinaldi is named in to query Treva Williams, the traumatized younger girl who survived. although, what appeared an easy theft quickly explodes right into a sequence of occasions that plunge the investigating officials, Sgt. Harry Polk and Det. Eleanor Lowrey--as good as Rinaldi himself--into a vortex of flawed identification and kidnapping.
Meanwhile, thrown jointly by means of the calls for of the case, Rinaldi and Eleanor care for the growing to be charm among them. Then there is the gubernatorial crusade of Rinaldi's former romantic rival, District lawyer Leland Sinclair. Plot twists multiply as a frenzy of accusations and political maneuvering gathers steam.

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Cause of Death (Kay Scarpetta)

By Patricia Cornwell

Dr. Kay Scarpetta plunges into the murky depths of a boat graveyard to get well the very human continues to be of Ted Eddings, an investigative reporter. with her niece Lucy and police captain Pete Marino, Scarpetta will keep on with the scents of loss of life and violence to the guts of sinister darkness.

*San Francisco Chronicle

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