By Damien Boyd
Rock climbers can’t have enough money to make careless errors. yet Detective Inspector Nick Dixon’s former hiking associate, Jake Fayter, died doing simply that. Or so it sort of feels. Dixon suspects foul play, yet his in simple terms leads are unreliable money owed of whatever atypical taking place in Cheddar Gorge seconds earlier than Jake fell.
The extra Dixon learns approximately Jake’s lifestyles, the extra he realises that Jake hadn’t been particularly the fellow he remembered...and lots of people can have sought after him lifeless. as soon as Dixon will get too as regards to the reality, these humans will emerge from the shadows and kill to guard their secrets.
As the physique count number rises, Dixon bends the principles to brink to entice out a killer and resolve a conspiracy of silence that might rock the sleepy city of Burnham-on-Sea to its core.
As the Crow Flies is the electrifying first novel within the DI Nick Dixon Crime Series.
Revised version: This variation of As the Crow Flies comprises editorial revisions.
By Kate Atkinson
Case one: a bit lady is going lacking within the evening.
Case two: a gorgeous younger workplace employee falls sufferer to a maniac's it seems that random assault.
Case three: a brand new mom unearths herself trapped in a hell of her personal making - with a truly needy child and a really challenging husband - until eventually a healthy of rage creates a grisly, bloody escape.
Thirty years after the 1st incident, as inner most investigator Jackson Brodie starts investigating all 3 situations, startling connections and discoveries emerge . . .
By Peter Dickinson
The West Indies island of Hog’s Cay is quickly to open for tourism, however the funds in the back of the deal comes from the Mafia, that is able to flip the island into the subsequent Vegas. And the politicos responsible have given Greek wealthy person Thanassi Thanatos the agreement. That’s the place James Pibble comes in.
The former Scotland backyard superintendent has come to Thanatos’s hideaway at the Ionian island of Hyos to guard the Greek wealthy person from the Mob, which doesn’t like somebody muscling in on its territory. Rumor has it the crooks are eyeing Hyos for his or her booming drug-smuggling alternate. Throw in British intelligence and a clandestine American operation, and you’ve received a world free-for-all.
The secret deepens whilst Pibble uncovers a monastery led through Fathers Polydore and Chrysostom, who could be the richest males at the island. And why is an English artist named Nancy dwelling in a primitive hut? The solutions could lie in a delusion a couple of lizard known as the samimithi, a harbinger of violent death.
With superstition and mistrust working rampant, Pibble races to prevent a conspiracy set in movement by way of an obsessive love with the ability to kill.
By Peter Temple
Winner of the CWA Duncan Lawrie Dagger Award
A Booklist Best Crime Novel of the Year
Shaken by means of a up to date scrape with dying, big-city detective Joe Cashin is published to a quiet city in at the Australian coast. yet quickly the full neighborhood is thrown into unrest by way of the homicide of a neighborhood philanthropist, a guy with a few very annoying secrets and techniques. The damaged Shore is a brilliantly complicated crime procedural, and a relocating novel a few position, a kin, politics, and power.
By John Lescroart
The New York Times bestselling author's chip-off-the-old Sherlock-back in print!
The “reliably excellent”* John Lescroart bargains an engrossing ancient secret that takes us to a small French city at nighttime days of global warfare I—where the rumor is that Auguste Lupa is the son of the best detective of all time. And his mysterious legacy may perhaps come to mild as he makes an attempt to resolve the baffling homicide of an intelligence agent…
By Elmore Leonard
“Intense….A better quality of entertainment.”
—New York Times
Elmore Leonard’s Glitz is a killer…in the absolute best method. “The King Daddy of crime writers” (Seattle Times) electrifies with this unputdownable noir story of a mama’s boy psycho killer with a vendetta opposed to a Miami cop. A cat-and-mouse story with claws, Glitz is exciting, scary, explosive, extraordinary, every thing an excellent mystery is meant to be—superior crime fiction the genre’s overdue greats, John D. MacDonald, Dashiell Hammett, James M. Cain, et al, could were proud to name their very own. Elmore Leonard, the writer of awesome mayhem and actually unforgettable characters—like U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens of the hit television sequence Justified—is at his nail-biting, page-turning top with Glitz which Stephen King within the New York occasions e-book Review calls, “Smashing and satisfying.”
By Simon Wood
Graduate scholars Zoë and Holli simply suggest to blow off a few steam on their street journey to Las Vegas. yet anything is going extraordinarily fallacious on their method domestic, and the final time Zoë sees her, Holli is within the clutches of a sadistic killer. Zoë flees along with her existence, replaced forever.
A yr later and nonetheless tortured with guilt, Zoë latches directly to a police research the place the crime eerily resembles her abduction. in addition to a zealous detective, she retraces the stairs of that fateful evening within the wilderness, hoping that her reminiscence will go back and support them locate justice for Holli. Her abductor—labeled the “Tally guy” by way of a interested media—lies in look ahead to Zoë. For him, she isn't really a survivor yet easily the person who obtained away.
With an unforgettable heroine, a chillingly disturbed psychopath, and a narrative that strikes at breakneck pace, The one who bought Away is mystery author Simon wooden at his finest.
When Ellery Queen first meets the award-winning novelist Karen Leith, it really is at a celebration held to rejoice her latest prize in literature. the following time he hears of her, she is lifeless - murdered, so the police suspect, by means of the daughter of her fiancé, the eminent melanoma researcher Dr. John MacClure. without different suspects and in basic terms circumstantial facts handy, grasp detective Ellery Queen delves into the reclusive writer's previous to discover the startling technique and intent of an problematic crime.
By Gwendoline Butler
Scotland Yard's John Coffin secret sequence. _Puzzler with a cliffhanging ending._by Gwendoline Butler.
By Kendra Elliot
A Wall highway Journal bestseller
After a brutal storm from snow within the Cascade Mountains, Chris Jacobs discovers issues he by no means anticipated to work out: the charred shell of a cabin, and Gianna Trask and her sixteen-year-old daughter huddled in an SUV, having slightly escaped from their burning holiday rental.
Still scarred from a formative years ordeal, Chris is aware there’s anything sinister concerning the scene—it’s the stench of burned flesh.
Forced to attend out the snow fall of their rescuer’s retreat, health worker Gianna Trask wonders if her hidden previous has ultimately stuck up together with her. while a physique is located within the destroyed cabin’s ashes and a wooded area ranger is brutally murdered, either Gianna and Chris needs to confront their secrets and techniques in the event that they are looking to get away the violent hazard lurking outside.
In the 5th booklet within the Bone secrets and techniques sequence, Kendra Elliot leads readers on a deadly, twisting trip of 2 lives ceaselessly replaced via a fiery storm from snow within the mountains.