A Season to Lie: A Detective Gemma Monroe Mystery (Detective by Emily Littlejohn

By Emily Littlejohn

“Small city Colorado police detective Gemma Monroe is a human and fallible heroine i cannot wait to satisfy back, and Littlejohn's prose is lyrical and gripping.”—Deborah Crombie

In Emily Littlejohn's follow-up to her acclaimed debut Inherit the Bones, a twisted killer stalks his prey within the lifeless of wintry weather.

On a chilly darkish evening in February, as a snowfall shrieks via Cedar Valley, police officer and new mom Gemma Monroe responds to an nameless file of a prowler on the neighborhood deepest highschool, The Valley Academy. In her idyllic Colorado small city, Gemma expects the decision was once only a prank through a bored teen.

But there within the snow lies the savaged physique of a guy whose presence on the town was once intended to be a mystery. And a stressful message left via his killer can provide extra demise to return.

This is simply the start . . .

Nothing is because it turns out in Cedar Valley and tales, either truth and fiction, ensnare Gemma as her research strikes from the halls of an elite academy to the forests that encompass Cedar Valley.

Against a backdrop of bleak wintry weather climate, stymied via those that might deceive guard what's dearest to them, Gemma hunts a ruthless killer sooner than he moves back in A Season to Lie.

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Tief steht die Sonne: Inka Luhmann ermittelt im Sauerland by Welter/Gantenberg

By Welter/Gantenberg

Campen kann tödlich sein - der dritte Fall für Kommissarin Luhmann im Sauerland.

Mitten auf dem Campingplatz am Biggesee liegt die Leiche, einen Holzpflock tief ins Herz gerammt. Haufenweise Verdächtige im Wohnwagenidyll und Spuren von Magic Mushrooms machen Kommissarin Inka Luhmann das Leben schwer – zumal sie Camping-Hasserin ist. Während ihr Mann Henne wieder seiner einstigen Flamme Bianca begegnet, stößt Inka auf ein altes Verbrechen und eine neue Drogenspur. Und auf einmal ist ihre eigene Familie in tödlicher Gefahr…

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Gueule d'Ange: Julien Stifer -2 (French Edition) by Jacques Bissonnette

By Jacques Bissonnette

Elle s’appelle Anémone Laurent, est diplômée en criminologie juvénile et vient d’arriver à l. a. part des homicides de los angeles police de Montréal, où l’intégration n’est guère facile. Le lieutenant Stifer, détective d’expérience, lui fait cependant confiance et, en compagnie de Mancini et de Bernard, ils enquêtent sur l. a. mort de Claudia, une jeune sans-abri assassinée dans un parc du quartier Centre-Sud.
Rapidement, Anémone apprend que los angeles jeune fille, qui se droguait et pratiquait le body-piercing, faisait partie d’un trio d’inséparables avec ses amies Nancy et Dahlia. Mais voilà que, dans un squat abandonné, l. a. jeune policière découvre le cadavre de Nancy. Quant à Dahlia, surnommée Gueule d’Ange, elle est portée disparue depuis deux semaines !
Dès lors, une direction folle s’engage afin de retrouver Gueule d’Ange avant l’assassin. Or, pendant que les enquêteurs plongent dans les bas-fonds les plus sordides de Montréal, Anémone, elle, voit soudain surgir de son crossé une ombre qu’elle croyait à jamais disparue…

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Zerschunden: True-Crime-Thriller (German Edition) by Andreas Gößling,Michael Tsokos

By Andreas Gößling,Michael Tsokos

Der erste mystery von Michael Tsokos basiert – wie könnte es anders sein – auf einem authentischen Fall und echten Ermittlungen. Sein Protagonist, Rechtsmediziner Dr. Fred Abel vom BKA, bekommt es mit einem europaweit agierenden Serienmörder zu tun:
Im Umkreis europäischer Flughäfen geschehen Schlag auf Schlag Morde an Frauen, die der Täter mit einer mysteriösen Parole beschriftet. Durch eine spezielle DNA-Analyse gerät der Ex-Soldat Lars Moewig in Verdacht – ausgerechnet ein regulate Kumpel des Rechtsmediziners aus gemeinsamen Bundeswehrzeiten, dem Abel so brutale Verbrechen niemals zugetraut hätte. Doch Moewig fehlen die Alibis, und er wird in U-Haft genommen. Während Moewigs kleine Tochter an Leukämie stirbt, versucht Abel fieberhaft, den wahren Täter zu entlarven. Eine atemlose Verfolgungsjagd über den europäischen Kontinent gefährdet nicht nur Abels Leben. Und die Zweifel an der Unschuld seines alten Freundes erdrücken ihn fast.

„Nichts ist so grausam wie die Realität. „Zerschunden“ ist eine fulminante Mischung aus Fakten und Fiktion.“ Sebastian Fitzek

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The Stately Home Murder (The C. D. Sloan Mysteries) by Catherine Aird

By Catherine Aird

In Seventies England, a broke nobleman and a physique in a swimsuit of armor current a confusing secret during this witty novel by way of a Diamond Dagger Award winner.

it's the early Seventies, and occasions are difficult within the higher reaches of British society. to outlive the altering instances, the Earl of Ornum has performed the formerly unthinkable and opened his property to wandering travelers. someday, a hyperactive little boy and his relatives are roaming Ornum residence delightedly. The curious tyke sees an entire swimsuit of armor and lifts the visor . . . basically to work out a face staring out at him.
 
As Detective Inspector C. D. Sloan quickly unearths, the fellow within the swimsuit of armor is dead—and there’s a slew of suspects ready to be interviewed. was once it the ditzy duchess? The disappointing nephew? one of many servants? The earl himself? It’s as much as Sloan and his wisecracking sidekick, Detective Constable Crosby, to determine sooner than the assassin moves again.
 

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Some Die Eloquent (The C. D. Sloan Mysteries) by Catherine Aird

By Catherine Aird

A lethal secret via CWA Diamond Dagger winner Catherine Aird: the place there’s a will, there’s a way—for murder

That omit Beatrice Wansdyke had died isn't really relatively remarkable. A chemistry mistress on the ladies’ Grammar tuition in Berebury, she used to be an established patient of diabetes who controlled to reside her modest lifestyles to a ripe outdated age. yet something is odd—Beatrice Wansdyke died a truly prosperous lady. What was once an outdated schoolteacher doing with a small fortune?
 
in the meantime, Detective Inspector C. D. Sloan, Calleshire’s most interesting investigator, learns he's approximately to turn into a father. yet with ominous gamers hell-bent on pursuing omit Wansdyke’s funds, will Sloan reside to determine his child’s first birthday?

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Tropéano's Gun (An Aliette Nouvelle Mystery) by John Brooke

By John Brooke

HQ has governed that leader Inspector Aliette Nouvelle's failure to hold her gun without delay contributed to the messy end of a massive homicide case she'd led the former summer time. Her profession now relies on a drastic about-face. Aliette has been ordered to return into the town to perform on the Beziers police capturing variety and attend counselling classes nights per week with psychologist Gabrielle Gravel. For Aliette, this isn't merely humiliating, it is inconvenient. Beziers is a 40-kilometre force from her domestic base in Saint-Brin, a sleepy wine city within the south of France. yet she's going to required to wait till she will end up she is ready to exploit lethal strength within the execution of her duties.

in the meantime, a killing spree is happening in Beziers. After the 1st savage knifing of a homeless younger guy, a deranged highway individual is suspected. however the operating concept alterations while sufferer quantity 3 seems to be PJ Inspector Pierre Trop&eacuteano. A knife is left in his intestine, and his gun is long past. it is going to be used to kill the following sufferer, one other homeless younger person.

As she navigates Beziers' evening streets, attempting to come to phrases with the SIG Sauer SP2022 in her holster and the way it impacts her center identification, Inspector Nouvelle unearths clues to the whereabouts of Trop&eacuteano's gun -- and a killer. Aliette's unofficial, off-duty research is stimulated by way of a necessity to shield her beleaguered colleague, leader Inspector Nabi Zidane, head of the city-based Police Judiciare strength. however the killings within the urban usually are not her company. One fake step and he or she may perhaps lose her task. Or her lifestyles. Is she able to use her gun?

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Fly Diamonds by Alex Aldo Dober

By Alex Aldo Dober

Fly Diamonds is a superb gemstone. it's a advanced narrative and engaging tale that follows the destiny of younger Mexican Juan Merlo, who escapes the slums of Tijuana merely to vanish in Mexico urban. it's a subtle ebook within which jewels, coverage cash, legislation enforcement, and artwork are woven into an strange tale. In Fly Diamonds the destiny of a slum dweller, his aviary filled with homing pigeons, and his widowed mom residing one of the gangs of Mexico portrays the come upon of the 2 cultures, American and Mexican, via Juan’s fight to avenge his father’s loss of life. His inventive plot to scouse borrow diamonds crisscrosses the border and places into motion US legislation enforcement.

Two narratives are intertwined right here: one is Juan Merlo and his ardour to settle the rating with the TIPCO assurance corporation; the opposite is the San Diego police division and the Fly Diamonds heist that brings jointly Detective Ivory Godwit and an coverage investigator, Leo Stephens, in an not going romance. within the history is a portray by means of the yank Matisse, Milton Avery, Paris Pigeons. It reminds the reader of the hyperlinks among prior and current and the 2 tales. within the ultimate scene Juan’s old shop in Mexico urban connects either tales round the boy or girl putti sculpture he sells to the assurance investigator who’d come there to nail him. the item of the sculpture has a virtually magical strength to guard Juan from seize and produce the 2 legislation enforcement characters nearer together.

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Hasenjagd: Schweden-Krimi (Joona Linna 6) (German Edition) by Lars Kepler,Thorsten Alms

By Lars Kepler,Thorsten Alms

Joona Linna ermittelt in seinem 6. Fall

Stockholm. In einem wohlhabenden Viertel geschieht ein bestialischer Mord. Die Polizei ist gleich vor Ort, hält den Fall jedoch geheim. Sie kontaktiert Joona Linna, der momentan seine Gefängnisstrafe absitzt. Bei einem geheimen Treffen bittet guy ihn, die Mörderjagd aus dem Gefängnis heraus zu leiten. Als er merkt, dass guy ihm Fakten vorenthält, ist es bereits zu spät. Er ist schon zu sehr in den Fall verwickelt, um auszusteigen. Von nun an ist er auf sich gestellt - und eine für ihn lebensgefährliche Jagd beginnt.

Ein weiterer spannender Schweden-Krimi aus der Bestseller-Reihe von Lars Kepler

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Mauvais sort: Roman noir (Noir Sang t. 1) (French Edition) by Vassoula Nicolaïdès

By Vassoula Nicolaïdès

Quand une riche héritère grecque est accusée de crimes en série

Laurent Karas, inspecteur de l. a. brigade criminelle française, est dépêché à Athènes par ses supérieurs hiérarchiques avec pour challenge de confondre Bernard Delvaux, époux de Pandora Doukas, une riche héritière grecque, soupçonné de plusieurs meurtres.
Insaisissable et inquiétant, Bernard se voit en même temps menacé par l. a. police grecque qui enquête sur l’assassinat d’un docker. Pour s’en sortir, il lui faut un « deus ex machina » et Karas accepte de jouer ce rôle. Embarqués dans un hallucinant chassé-croisé, les deux hommes se découvriront d’étranges affinités.

Découvrez sans plus attendre le best tome de cette trilogie à suspense écrite par Vassoula Nicolaïdes !

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A PROPOS DE L'AUTEUR

Vassoula Nicolaïdes half de son île natale de Chypre pour suivre ses études à Paris. Elle consacre son cursus universitaire à l. a. littérature et aux arts et se fait rapidement remarquer par un prix d'écriture. en 1975, elle start une collaboration en tant que dramaturge avec le metteur en scène Yorgos Sevaticoglou. Ensemble, ils programment los angeles représentation de plusieurs pièces classiques. Vassoula Nicolaïdès travaille également à l. a. traduction de certaines productions théâtrales.

EXTRAIT

Chaque fois que je me tourne vers le passé, cette période vague semble filer au vent du memento, tels de pâles lambeaux trempés dans l’encre de ma mémoire, une encre rouge sang. Tout a commencé à Volos, los angeles ville natale de mon mari et ce fut peu après que les choses ont singulièrement évolué, les changements se produisant d’abord lentement, puis de plus en plus vite : bizarreries, étrangetés inquiétantes, une confusion qui, jour après jour, s’est glissée dans l. a. vie réelle, ma vie.

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