Act of Mercy (Sister Fidelma, Book 8) by Peter Tremayne

By Peter Tremayne

Within the 12 months 666 C.E., Sister Fidelma embarks on a pilgrimage to mirror upon her dedication to the church and her dating with the Saxon monk Eadulf. Seabound to the Shrine of St. James, she encounters her old flame Cian, who deserted her ten years previous. yet prior to she will be able to deal with her feelings-she needs to determine if a assassin has additionally set sail with her...

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The Mammoth Book of New Sherlock Holmes Adventures Presents: by David Stuart Davies

By David Stuart Davies

Lord Hector Darlington is a prosperous paintings collector who owns one of many best deepest galleries in Europe. His newest buy is Louis de Granville's 'Adoration of the Magi'. After cancelling a typical journey and returning to view it, Darlington realises the piece is lacking. a really unwelcoming Darlington kin greet Holmes and Watson on the condominium, whereupon they detect that it's not basically the 'Adoration of the Magi' portray his Lordship could be serious about.

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Phobia (Deleu, Book 13) by Luc Deflo

By Luc Deflo

Het meisje lag op haar rug. De benen onder haar plooirokje in een onnatuurlijke kromming, alsof ze niet van haar waren, alsof ze wilden wegrennen. Ze used to be halfnaakt en gekneusd. Haar topje used to be opengescheurd. Bij de hals. Alsof ze had gevochten voor haar leven. De rode vlekken op haar schouders en knieën leken op brandwonden. Een schouder used to be uit de kom. Haar vingers waren opgezwollen, met ingescheurde nagels. Sommige tot diep in het vel. Voorbij de nagelriemen. Aan haar vingertoppen hingen korsten bruin bloed. Alsof ze met haar blote handen een kuil had moeten graven. Haar eigen graf. Een nagel used to be afgebroken, tot diep in het roze vlees. Met een knijptang uit haar vingertop gerukt, dacht Deleu, die op zijn tanden beet en zijn emoties probeerde te negeren. Het meisje used to be al een tijdje dood; haar gelaat had de kleur van was once en de fletse schaduwpartijen op haar benen waren lijkvlekken. Hoe oud kon ze zijn? ging het door Deleu heen. Hij keek naar Nadia Mendonck, die naast hem stond, in stil afgrijzen. ‘Hooguit vijfentwintig’, raadde ze zijn gedachten.

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A Plot for Murder (Murder Can Be Fun) by Fredric Brown

By Fredric Brown

BILL TRACY, ex-newspaperman and radio script author, needed to discover who used to be utilizing his homicide plots... for keeps.

Brown's novel approximately an ex-reporter who, disillusioned along with his profession writing a radio cleaning soap opera, seems to create a brand new express, dubbed "Murder might be Fun," and alter genres. issues get dicey while killings take place, utilizing our hero's unpublished scripts as a template.

First released 1948

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Dancing Aztecs by Donald E. Westlake

By Donald E. Westlake

Unique e-book: 1976

When 16 copies of a well-known Aztec statue arrive in manhattan, males will die to determine which one is the genuine thing
A small South American republic has determined to capitalize on its nationwide image: a prized gold statue of a dancing Aztec priest. The president asks a sculptor to make 16 copies of it on the market in another country. The sculptor replaces the unique with one in all his fakes, and ships the genuine one to long island urban for an under-the-table sale to a museum. The statues commute to the US unfolded between 5 crates, classified to make sure that supply is going as deliberate. however it doesn’t work. Asked to choose up the crate marked “E” on the airport, supply guy Jerry Manelli, harassed by means of his client’s Spanish accessory, takes crate “A” as an alternative. The statue disappears into town, major him on a baffling chase, which—if he comes up with the incorrect Aztec—could fee him his lifestyles.

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Cocaine Wars by Mick McCaffrey

By Mick McCaffrey

While top pals develop into arch enemies - it's homicide! In March 2000, police raided a imperative Dublin inn and exposed a GBP1.7 million drug-mixing manufacturing facility. Of the 3 males arrested on the scene, simply have been charged. The 3rd, Declan Gavin, was once labelled a 'rat'. inside eighteen months he used to be useless, and a perilous gangland feud used to be born. Over the process ten years, 16 younger males were brutally murdered in tit-for-tat killings. "Cocaine Wars" chronicles the surprising tale from the expansion of the crowd below the tutelage of infamous criminals John Gilligan and Martin 'The Viper' Foley, to the brutal means within which they confirmed themselves as Dublin's such a lot feared medicines mob. For the 1st time, the tales at the back of the feud are published: the mummy who has misplaced sons to the relentless violence, the legal who orchestrates murders from within his legal telephone, and the ladies who stay unswerving to the ruthless gangsters.

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In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

By Truman Capote

National Bestseller 

On November 15, 1959, within the small city of Holcomb, Kansas, 4 contributors of the muddle relations have been savagely murdered by means of blasts from a shotgun held a number of inches from their faces. there has been no obvious rationale for the crime, and there have been nearly no clues. 

As Truman Capote reconstructs the homicide and the research that resulted in the seize, trial, and execution of the killers, he generates either captivating suspense and mind-blowing empathy. In chilly Blood is a piece that transcends its second, yielding poignant insights into the character of yank violence.

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Dead Man in Paradise by J. B. MacKinnon

By J. B. MacKinnon

At dusk on June 22, 1965, a soldier walked in from the outskirts of a small city within the Dominican Republic and pronounced that he had simply shot and killed policemen and an outspoken Canadian Catholic priest. It used to be the hole scene in a secret that, 40 years later, compels J.B. MacKinnon, a nephew of the murdered missionary, to enquire what many think was once a gently plotted assassination.

MacKinnon’s seek takes him to corners of the rustic which are faraway from the paradise noticeable via hundreds of thousands of vacationer viewers. He meets with former revolutionaries, shadowy generals who stay in hiding and the suffering Dominicans for whom the lifeless priest is a martyr, maybe even a saint.

Dead guy in Paradise is a real tale with the suspense of a vintage secret novel, the immediacy of reportage and the perception of a travelogue. greater than any of those, it's a own exam of 1 of the gravest demanding situations of our instances: discovering a stability among our longing to carry the in charge to account for his or her crimes and the deep human have to forgive.

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Eight Days to Live (Eve Duncan, Book 10) by Iris Johansen

By Iris Johansen

All of it starts off with a portray referred to as Guilt. Eve Duncan’s daughter, Jane, has no concept why she painted the portrait of the chilling face that now hangs in a Paris gallery. yet those that belong to a robust cult—one that dates again to the time of Christ—know either the face and the importance at the back of it…</B>
They think that Jane needs to die—when the instant is true, and never an fast prior to she leads them to an old treasure whose worth and tool are past expense. yet for now, they aim these just about Jane, killing with no mercy or conscience.<B>

From Paris to the Scottish isles to the Holy Land, Jane unearths herself in a determined race opposed to time to solve the secret surrounding her painting…and shop her personal existence. regardless of Eve’s aid, can she in all likelihood be triumphant ahead of her time is up?

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