Author: Giacomo Giammatteo

Publisher: Inferno Publishing Company

ISBN: 0985030216

Category: Fiction

Page: 421

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A string of brutal murders has bodies piling up in Brooklyn, and Detective Frankie Donovan knows what is going on. Clues left at the crime scenes point to someone from the old neighborhood, and that isn't good. Frankie has taken two oaths in his lifethe one he took to uphold the law when he became a cop, and the one he took with his two best friends when they were eight years old and inseparable. Those relationships have forced Frankie to make many tough decisions, but now he faces the toughest one of his life; he has five murders to solve and one of those two friends is responsible. If Frankie lets him go, he breaks the oath he took as a cop and risks losing his job. But if he tries to bring him in, he breaks the oath he kept for twenty-five yearsand risks losing his life.In the neighborhood where Frankie Donovan grew up, you never broke an oath.
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Author: Giacomo Giammatteo

Publisher: Inferno Publishing Company

ISBN: 0985030216

Category: Fiction

Page: 421

View: 6412

A string of brutal murders has bodies piling up in Brooklyn, and Detective Frankie Donovan knows what is going on. Clues left at the crime scenes point to someone from the old neighborhood, and that isn't good. Frankie has taken two oaths in his lifethe one he took to uphold the law when he became a cop, and the one he took with his two best friends when they were eight years old and inseparable. Those relationships have forced Frankie to make many tough decisions, but now he faces the toughest one of his life; he has five murders to solve and one of those two friends is responsible. If Frankie lets him go, he breaks the oath he took as a cop and risks losing his job. But if he tries to bring him in, he breaks the oath he kept for twenty-five yearsand risks losing his life.In the neighborhood where Frankie Donovan grew up, you never broke an oath.
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Author: Josh Lanyon

Publisher: Carina Press

ISBN: 1459293592

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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From award-winning male/male author Josh Lanyon: a librarian finds himself in a plot right out of one of his favorite mystery novels Librarian Carter Matheson is determined to enjoy himself on a Scottish bus tour for fans of mystery author Dame Vanessa Rayburn. Sure, his ex, Trevor, will also be on the trip with his new boyfriend, leaving Carter to share a room with a stranger, but he can’t pass up a chance to meet his favorite author. Carter’s roommate turns out to be John Knight, a figure as mysterious as any character from Vanessa’s books. His strange affect and nighttime wanderings make Carter suspicious. When a fellow traveler’s death sparks rumors of foul play, Carter is left wondering if there’s anyone on the tour he can trust. Drawn into the intrigue, Carter searches for answers, trying to fend off his growing attraction toward John. But as unexplained tragedies continue, the whole tour must face the fact that there may be a murderer in their midst—but who? This book is approximately 60,000 words One-click with confidence. This title is part of the Carina Press Romance Promise: all the romance you’re looking for with an HEA/HFN. It’s a promise! Carina Press acknowledges the editorial services of Deborah Nemeth
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A Daphne Martin Cake Mystery

Author: Gayle Trent

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451600011

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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Cake decorator and amateur sleuth Daphne Reynolds must clear her name after a routine cake delivery ends with one of her clients dead.
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A British country house mystery

Author: Eric Brown

Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd

ISBN: 1780109598

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

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A country house weekend in rural Cornwall ends in murder and mayhem for crime-writer sleuth Donald Langham and his wife Maria. “It’s time to let bygones be bygones. Water under the bridge, right? What happened ... happened a long time ago.” When Langham’s literary agent receives a cryptic letter inviting him to spend the weekend at the grand Cornish home of successful novelist Denbigh Connaught, Charles Elder seems reluctant to attend. What really happened between Elder and Connaught during the summer of 1917, nearly forty years before – and why has it had such a devastating effect on Charles? Accompanying his agent to Connaught House, Langham and his wife Maria discover that Charles is not the only one to have received a letter. But why has Denbigh Connaught gathered together a group of people who each bear him a grudge? When a body is discovered in Connaught’s study, the ensuing investigation uncovers dark secrets that haunt the past of each and every guest – including Charles Elder himself ...
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A Frankie Donovan Mystery

Author: Giacomo Giammatteo

Publisher: Inferno Publishing Company

ISBN: 1940313082

Category: Fiction

Page: 380

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A maniac killer—“Mr. Clean”—is on the loose in Brooklyn, and he’s targeting couples in the midst of making love. He finds them in hotel rooms, in their apartments, and even in the park. What he does to the victims is unspeakable, but afterward he takes his time cleaning the scene of evidence. With few clues to go on, Frankie and his partners are baffled—at first. But when Frankie and Lou start to close in on the killer, he turns his attention to them.
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Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

Author: John Grisham

Publisher: Dell

ISBN: 9780307576019

Category: True Crime

Page: 448

View: 677

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In the vein of Serial and Making a Murderer, John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction will terrify anyone who believes in the presumption of innocence. Impeccably researched, grippingly told, filled with eleventh-hour drama, it’s a book no American can afford to miss. In the town of Ada, Oklahoma, Ron Williamson was going to be the next Mickey Mantle. But on his way to the Big Leagues, Ron stumbled, his dreams broken by drinking, drugs, and women. Then, on a winter night in 1982, not far from Ron’s home, a young cocktail waitress named Debra Sue Carter was savagely murdered. The investigation led nowhere. Until, on the flimsiest evidence, it led to Ron Williamson. The washed-up small-town hero was charged, tried, and sentenced to death—in a trial littered with lying witnesses and tainted evidence that would shatter a man’s already broken life, and let a true killer go free. Praise for The Innocent Man “Grisham has written both an American tragedy and his strongest legal thriller yet, all the more gripping because it happens to be true.”—Entertainment Weekly “Grisham has crafted a legal thriller every bit as suspenseful and fast-paced as his bestselling fiction.”—The Boston Globe “A gritty, harrowing true-crime story.”—Time “A triumph.”—The Seattle Times BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham’s The Litigators.
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A True Story of Obsession, Revenge, and Murder

Author: Ann Rule

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0743229274

Category: True Crime

Page: 464

View: 9703

If anything ever happens to me, promise me that you will see that there is an investigation....And find Ann Rule and ask her to write my story," Sheila Blackthorne Bellush told her sister after she divorced multimillionaire Allen Blackthorne. Now, in perhaps the first book ever written at a victim's request, America's Number One bestselling true-crime writer, Ann Rule, untangles a horrific web of lies that culminated in Sheila's savage murder more than ten years after she left Blackthorne. When beautiful, blond Sheila married the charming, handsome Blackthorne, she was convinced she had found her perfect soul mate, and helped him reach his goal of living the privileged life of the country club set. But behind Allen's smooth facade, she discovered a violent, controlling sociopath -- a liar, a scam artist, a sexual deviant. When she finally fled with their two young daughters, she was skeletally thin, bruised, and beaten. Although Sheila recovered, remarried, and was starting a new life and family, she still felt she was doomed. Joyously pregnant, she and her new husband expecting quadruplets, Sheila still feared Blackthorne, who had sworn to her he would monitor her every move and "every breath you take." And, in fact, Blackthorne inevitably tracked her down, as did her killer, who left her in a pool of blood marked by the tiny footprints of her two-year-old toddlers. The questions remained: Could the authorities ever link Sheila's murder to Blackthorne himself? Was his true obsession high-stakes golf and his extravagant pink mansion -- or was it to destroy Sheila? Following a trail of deception from Oregon and Hawaii to Texas and Florida, Ann Rule gained complete access to Sheila's family, friends, and neighbors, as well as to the detectives and prosecutors on the case. With Every Breath You Take, Ann Rule has written a heart-pounding account of obsession, revenge, and murder that will enthrall readers from beginning to end.
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Author: Margaret Ann Hubbard

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Detective and mystery stories

Page: 257

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Author: Giacomo Giammatteo

Publisher: Inferno Publishing Company via PublishDrive

ISBN: 1940313317

Category: Fiction

Page: 312

View: 6183

What do you do when logic tells you to do one thing, but your heart tells you to do another? That’s the problem Nicky Fusco is facing when Rosa’s friend is kidnapped and she asks him to help. Then Rosa brings home a video that shows her friend, Allison, being forced to do disgusting things. At that point, Nicky realizes he has no choice, so he sets out to make things right.
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A Tale of Murder and Twisted Deceit in Northern Michigan

Author: Mardi Link

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

ISBN: 0472051695

Category: History

Page: 448

View: 5813

A twisted account of unsolved murder, vindictive prosecution, and a psychotic key witness whose testimony led to the wrongful imprisonment of five innocent men
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Author: Margaret A Hubbard

Publisher: Dramatic Publishing

ISBN: 9780871291059

Category: Detective and mystery plays

Page: 103

View: 6963

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Author: Amy Myers

Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd

ISBN: 1780101872

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 2944

A new investigation for family duo Peter and Georgia Marsh - Peter and Georgia Marsh are in the Kentish seaside resort of Broadgate, on the trail of Georgia's missing brother Rick when they come across the strange tale of a haunted fish and chip shop. They pursue both mysteries but the journey to discovery is a dangerous one. There is much at risk.
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Author: Lee Priestly

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN: 9781434467331

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 6052

Thermal Springs, where the old and crippled came for curative baths, was hardly an exciting place.until an old lady drowned there. Suddenly Ellen Knowles, there for the cure, finds herself dragged into a murder investigation!
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The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

Author: David Grann

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0385534256

Category: True Crime

Page: 352

View: 4876

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST "Disturbing and riveting...It will sear your soul." —Dave Eggers, New York Times Book Review SHELF AWARENESS'S BEST BOOK OF 2017 Named a best book of the year by Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, GQ, Time, Newsday, Entertainment Weekly, Time Magazine, NPR's Maureen Corrigan, NPR's "On Point," Vogue, Smithsonian, Cosmopolitan, Seattle Times, Bloomberg, Lit Hub's "Ultimate Best Books," Library Journal, Paste, Kirkus, Slate.com and Book Browse From New Yorker staff writer David Grann, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Lost City of Z, a twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed off. The family of an Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart, became a prime target. Her relatives were shot and poisoned. And it was just the beginning, as more and more members of the tribe began to die under mysterious circumstances. In this last remnant of the Wild West—where oilmen like J. P. Getty made their fortunes and where desperadoes like Al Spencer, the “Phantom Terror,” roamed—many of those who dared to investigate the killings were themselves murdered. As the death toll climbed to more than twenty-four, the FBI took up the case. It was one of the organization’s first major homicide investigations and the bureau badly bungled the case. In desperation, the young director, J. Edgar Hoover, turned to a former Texas Ranger named Tom White to unravel the mystery. White put together an undercover team, including one of the only American Indian agents in the bureau. The agents infiltrated the region, struggling to adopt the latest techniques of detection. Together with the Osage they began to expose one of the most chilling conspiracies in American history. In Killers of the Flower Moon, David Grann revisits a shocking series of crimes in which dozens of people were murdered in cold blood. Based on years of research and startling new evidence, the book is a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, as each step in the investigation reveals a series of sinister secrets and reversals. But more than that, it is a searing indictment of the callousness and prejudice toward American Indians that allowed the murderers to operate with impunity for so long. Killers of the Flower Moon is utterly compelling, but also emotionally devastating.
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A True Story of Murder in America

Author: Jill Leovy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0385529988

Category: Social Science

Page: 366

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A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the Los Angeles Times discusses the hundreds of murders that occur in the city each year, and focuses on the story of the dedicated group of detectives who pursue justice at any cost in the killing of Bryant Tennelle.
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Author: Charlene Weir

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312291938

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

View: 2408

When a stuntwoman is murdered on camera because of twisted desire or jealous revenge, small-town police chief Susan Wren finds herself investigating a deadly connection between tiny Hampstead, Kansas, and the glitter of Hollywood.
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Author: Rex Stout

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 9780307756060

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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It wasn’t Leonard Dykes’s writing style that offended. But something in his unpublished tome seemed to lead everyone who read it to a very unhappy ending. Now four people are dead, including the unfortunate author himself, and the police think Nero Wolfe is the only man who can close the book on this novel killer. So the genius sleuth directs his sidekick to set a trap . . . and discovers that the truth is far stranger—and far bloodier—than fiction. Introduction by David Handler “It is always a treat to read a Nero Wolfe mystery. The man has entered our folklore.”—The New York Times Book Review A grand master of the form, Rex Stout is one of America’s greatest mystery writers, and his literary creation Nero Wolfe is one of the greatest fictional detectives of all time. Together, Stout and Wolfe have entertained—and puzzled—millions of mystery fans around the world. Now, with his perambulatory man-about-town, Archie Goodwin, the arrogant, gourmandizing, sedentary sleuth is back in the original seventy-three cases of crime and detection written by the inimitable master himself, Rex Stout.
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A Hercule Poirot Mystery

Author: Agatha Christie

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061753823

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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THE MOST WIDELY READ MYSTERY OF ALL TIME—NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY KENNETH BRANAGH AND PRODUCED BY RIDLEY SCOTT! “The murderer is with us—on the train now . . .” Just after midnight, the famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. By morning, the millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Without a shred of doubt, one of his fellow passengers is the murderer. Isolated by the storm, detective Hercule Poirot must find the killer among a dozen of the dead man's enemies, before the murderer decides to strike again. “What more . . . can a mystery addict desire?”—New York Times
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A Mystery-comedy-thriller in Two Acts

Author: Tim Kelly

Publisher: I. E. Clark Publications

ISBN: 9780886802233

Category:

Page: 52

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