By J. T. Ellison
Whilst a neighborhood woman falls prey to a sadistic serial killer, Nashville murder Lieutenant Taylor Jackson and her lover, FBI profiler Dr. John Baldwin, locate themselves in a joint research pursuing a vicious assassin. The Southern Strangler is slaughtering his means throughout the Southeast, leaving a grotesque souvenir at each one crime scene-the past victim's severed hand.
Ambitious television reporter Whitney Connolly is sure the Southern Strangler is her price tag out of Nashville; she's received a scoop which can holiday the case. She has no inspiration how just about this tale she quite is-or what it is going to price her.
As the killer spirals uncontrolled, each person concerned needs to face a terrible truth-the purest evil is born of non-public lies.
By Brett Halliday
Tim Rourke is stirring up a Miami seashore hornet’s nest as he reviews a sequence of murders that appears to be like attached to the burgeoning playing racket at the seashore. every one of 3 sufferers has been seduced clear of successful tables by way of a beautiful blond and thus came across lifeless minus the winnings and with .32 bullets dealing with the homicide at shut diversity.
By Val McDermid
Bestselling, award-winning writer Val McDermid promises her so much beautiful tale but in The far away Echo---an difficult, thought-provoking story of homicide and revenge
It was once a wintry weather morning in 1978, that the physique of a tender barmaid used to be came across within the snow banks of a Scottish cemetery. the single suspects in her brutal homicide have been the 4 younger males who came upon her: Alex Gilbey and his 3 top pals. with out proof yet her blood
on their arms, nobody used to be ever charged.
Twenty 5 years later, the chilly Case dossier on Rosie Duff has been reopened. For Alex and his acquaintances, the research has additionally opened previous wounds, haunting memories-and new fears. For a stranger has emerged from the shadows along with his personal principles approximately justice. And revenge.
When of Alex's buddies die below suspicious conditions, Alex understands that he and his blameless relations are the following objectives. and there is in basic terms solution to shop them: go back to the cold-blooded prior and discover the startling fact in regards to the homicide. For there lies the id of an avenging killer...
By Joanne Fluke
Lights. . .Camera. . .
With painstaking care, he "casts" his sufferers, each one lady akin to an Alfred Hitchcock big name, every one killing echoing six of the mythical director's movies. the one clue he leaves in the back of is a grotesque video of his handiwork. however the Video Killer shoots the dying scenes as he believes they need to were done--with overall realism. . .
A former actress, Allison Rocca understands her husband, Tony, a screenwriter, has been additional busy in recent years. And information reporter Katy is aware her ex, leader Detective Sam Ladera, is desperately searching the Video Killer. nonetheless, every one girl senses whatever strange in regards to the men's habit. yet as they try to locate the reality, they unwittingly draw towards the lens of a calculating madman trying to find his subsequent prime girl. . .
By Jack Higgins
Lomax is set to earn again the belief of the folks of Kyros. yet first he needs to discover the reality at the back of the murderous conspirators—before they could kill him.
By Agatha Christie
The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth pass over Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her whole oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and difficult puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. The mythical detective saves his top for final as he races to recognize a five-time killer earlier than the ultimate curtain descends in Curtain: Poirot’s final Case.
By Iris Johansen
Close Your Eyes
Blind for the 1st 20 years of her lifestyles, Kendra Michaels honed her different senses to nearly superhuman perfection―and accidentally grew to become a mystery weapon for the FBI. Her uncanny skill to choose up the main sophisticated audio, olfactory, and tactile cues on this planet round her made her a law-enforcement legend. at the present time, her services is termed for as soon as again.
When Kendra is approached through a doubtful resource a couple of serial homicide research, her instincts inform her to lead transparent. This time, notwithstanding, the case is own: the subsequent identify to show up at the killer's hit record is Kendra's personal ex-lover, an FBI agent who disappeared with no hint. Now it is as much as Kendra to select up the trail―or shut her eyes again…forever.
By Georges Simenon
By Robert Graves
Robert Graves recounts the lifetime of William Palmer: healthcare professional, racehorse owner...a confessed forger who acquired ladies into hassle, doped horses, robbed a couple of people...but was once he a prisoner? in line with a precise trial that came about in 1856, this novel, like Graves' spouse to Mr. Milton and that i, Claudius, has the entire immediacy and spiciness of up to date Victorian lifestyles. it truly is advised via interviews with Palmer's acquaintances and enemies. This e-book has humor, social importance and keenness, and makes soaking up and scintillating interpreting.
By Geoffrey Howse
London's West finish is linked to type and glamour yet for hundreds of years it has had a much darker part. Geoffrey Howse has exposed an wonderful catalogue of sinister deeds, a few of them well-known yet others lengthy forgotten. examine spying, treason, embezzlement, regicide, theft, forgery, non secular persecution, suicide, homicide and mutilation; and 'witness' horrendous punishments corresponding to drawing, putting, disemboweling, quartering, castration, beheading and burning. previous situations contain the execution of Scottish patriots (1305/6) and 3 priests who dared to question the supremacy of Henry VIII in 1535. Such occasions attracted nice public realization, as did the intense execution of Charles I in 1649 and, in 1820, the putting and mutilation of the Cato highway Conspiritors. The foul homicide of the recognized actor William Terriss, by means of a madman, in 1897, is featured as are numerous awesome situations from the 20 th century together with the bad wartime murders of Gordon Cummins, the unusual disappearances of the socialist MP Victor Grayson and Lord Lucan, the Charing go Trunk homicide in addition to the mysterious demise of boxer Freddie generators.