Tag: crime

Dark of the Moon

Back in Mississippi to care for his dying black mother, a mulatto lawyer from Detroit takes a part-time job as deputy sheriff. His first case is the skeleton of a lynched youth and he nearly dies trying to solve it. »

Dark of the Moon

Back in Mississippi to care for his dying black mother, a mulatto lawyer from Detroit takes a part-time job as deputy sheriff. His first case is the skeleton of a lynched youth and he nearly dies trying to solve it. »

Four Weddings and a Murder

What’s the harm in letting your sister start a new business from your pub? Quite a lot, as Fiona McCabe finds out when she allows her sister to set up shop in the snug at McCabe’s. Kate, as it turns out, needs money fast. She’s set herself up as a wedding planner… and she intends to use the pub as a venue.And as if four weddings in a fortnight wasn’t stressful enough,... »

Fall Down Dead

The mountain of Kinder Scout offers the most incredible views of the Peak District, but when thick fog descends there on a walking party led by enigmatic Darius Roth, this spectacular landscape is turned into a death trap that claims a life. For DI Ben Cooper however, something about the way Faith Matthew fell to her death suggests it was no accident, and he quickly discovers more than one of the ... »

A Fatal April Shower

Ellie Rocca tapped the best party-planning company in the state, Luxe, for her mother’s seventy-fifth birthday party, and she’s not disappointed. The food is perfect, the wine and beer are flowing freely, and all the guests are having a wonderful time. In fact, everything is going along just perfectly until one of the guests turns up dead, strangled with her own scarf. Ellie’s po... »

Death on the Waterfront

A Dock-Front Murder Creates Panic in High Places. . . Death on the Waterfront, first published in 1941, is a gritty noir thriller set on the New York waterfront.  A body is discovered whose throat has been pierced by a longshoreman’s hook, and the investigation by an assistant district attorney begins, first focused along the city docks and a newly elected union head, then to rich and influe... »

The 1st Victim

It’s never an easy task matching a dead body to the scores of missing persons reports. Especially when no one seems to be looking for the victim. New Years Day is a time for new beginnings, but Minneapolis homicide detectives Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska are focused on endings: specifically, the tragic end of their latest murder victim, an unidentified young woman. Kovac and Liska are determine... »

Morgue Drawer for Rent

Wishing to return to his peaceful life and spend more time with his girlfriend, coroner Martin Gansewein wants nothing more than to rid himself of his foulmouthed undead sidekick, Pascha. Unfortunately, such things are easier said than done. When bodies at the local cemetery begin to turn up sans organs, Martin and Pascha are once again forced into partnership to solve the case. With the stakes hi... »

Indulgence in Death

From Publishers Weekly Lt. Eve Dallas of the New York Police and Security Department returns home from a long overdue Irish vacation to a string of bizarre murders in Robb’s thrilling 32nd future cop novel (after Fantasy in Death). The crossbow killing of chauffeur Jamal Houston in his limo in a La Guardia parking lot is followed by the death of high-rent prostitute Ava Crampton, found at Co... »

The Conjoined

A masterful and gripping novel from nan undeniably talented writeri (Globe and Mail) On a sunny May morning, social worker Jessica Campbell sorts through her motherIs belongings after her recent funeral. In the basement, she makes a shocking discovery ” two dead girls curled into the bottom of her motherIs chest freezers. She remembers a pair of foster children who lived with the family in 1... »

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