Too Late to Die

By Bill Crider

Every person knew her. loads of them like her. one in all them killed her. Jeanne Clinton was once a good looking and common woman—though in her more youthful days she'd been recognized to be a section wild. yet she married an older guy and settled right down to a quiet, decent existence. Now she is lifeless, brutally murdered in her domestic.

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Death of a Jewish American Princess: The True Story of a Victim on Trial

By Shirley Frondorf

In 1982, a sensational homicide trial in Phoenix, Arizona, reverberated through the felony group. Restaurateur Steven Steinberg, who killed his spouse by means of stabbing her 26 instances, used to be acquitted; his criminal protection portrayed the sufferer as an overwhelming "Jewish American Princess" whose excesses could have provoked her violent finish. interpreting the constitution of the defense's case, Frondorf, an lawyer who used to be formerly a psychiatric social employee, follows the topic that made Elana Steinberg the villain, rather than the sufferer, of the piece. The defense's forensic presentation, reinforced by means of testimony from psychiatrists, maintained that Steinberg devoted the crime whereas sleepwalking, an abnormality allegedly caused by the intemperate spending of his spouse. Frondorf recreates the trial whose end result scarred the tightly knit Jewish group of Phoenix.

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Hidden Prey

By John Sandford

“One of the most powerful in Sandford’s Prey series.”—Entertainment Weekly

“Good, darkish, perverse, bloody fun.”—The Washington submit booklet World

Theories abound while a Russian will get himself killed at the shore of Lake Superior—shot with fifty-year-old bullets. but if it seems he had very excessive govt connections, kingdom troubleshooter Lucas Davenport will get the decision. good, Lucas and a mysterious Russian cop with secrets and techniques all her personal. jointly, they’ll stick to a path again to a different position and once more, and conflict the shadows they realize there—shadows that turn into either very genuine and intensely lethal.

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Hunter/Prey (An Allie Krycek Thriller, Book 1)

By Sam Sisavath

REVENGE potential wearing A LOADED SHOTGUN.

She has been making plans this for ten years. She’s considered every little thing and knowledgeable for this one unmarried evening. not anything might be able to pass wrong.

He’s a serial killer who has eluded the police for the final ten years. whilst his most modern sufferer seems not to be who she seems to be, the hunter will detect what it’s wish to be the prey.

When those very decided foes conflict, there will be blood. a technique or one other, just one of them is popping out of this alive…

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De Cock en de moord in seance (De Cock, Book 17)

By A. C. Baantjer

Tijdens de wekelijkse seance in het huis van de blinde Jennifer Jordan, een goed medium, valt een van de aanwezige vrouwen dood van haar stoel. Juist van deze avond had Jennifer Jordan veel verwacht, maar de geesten leken onbereikbaar. Toch voelde ze spanningen in haar nabijheid, het trillen van hartstochten, felle emoties. Er was once iets gaande om haar heen...iets dramatisch, lugubers. Is het de vertoornde geest van een gestorvene die wraak heeft genomen of is een van de aanwezigen de moordenaar? Rechercheur De Cock zoekt de moordenaar bij de levenden, wish, zegt hij: 'Gestorvenen zijn in de hemel of in de hel en uit beide windstreken heb ik nog nooit een moordenaar zien komen.' Toch constateert hij aan het eind van dit boek:'Er is meer tussen hemel en aarde dan wij vermoeden.'

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De Cock en de bloedwraak (De Cock, Book 32)

By A. C. Baantjer

Een Duitse toerist in Amsterdam wordt bedreigd door een jongeman met een besmette injectiespuit. De politie kan ingrijpen en brengt de arrestant op het bureau Warmoesstraat. Rechercheur De Cock en zijn assistent Vledder lijken met een alledaagse misdaad te maken te hebben, maar alras treden er complicaties op. In een bouwvallig pand in het hartje van Amsterdam wordt een jonge vrouw vermoord aangetroffen. Zij had een relatie met de arrestant. Daarna volgen de gebeurtenissen elkaar snel op, waarbij de angst voor en het dreigen met aids de rode draden vormen. En om de haverklap worden de politiemensen op het verkeerde been gezet. De oplossing van de misdaad is even onverwachts als tragisch. Een deel van de oplossing houdt De Cock verborgen voor zijn superieuren en zijn assistent. Uit mededogen.

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The Child Bride

By Cathy Glass

Cathy Glass, foreign bestselling writer, tells the surprising tale of Zeena, a tender Asian lady desirous to get away from her family.

When 14 -year-old Zeena begs to be taken into care with a non-Asian relatives, she is obviously petrified. yet of what?

Placed in the house of skilled foster carer Cathy and her relations, Zeena progressively settles into her new lifestyles, yet misses her little brothers and sisters extraordinarily. avoided from having any touch with them by way of her family members who insist she has introduced disgrace and dishonour most of the time group, Zeena attempts to determine them in class. but if her father and uncle discover, they package her right into a automobile and threaten to set fireplace to her if she makes anymore hassle. Zeena is just too anxious to press fees opposed to them regardless of being provided police security in a secure house.

Eventually, Cathy discovers the devastating fact from Zeena, and with devastation she believes there's little she will be able to do to assist her.

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