The Friends of Eddie Coyle: A Novel

By George V. Higgins

The vintage novel from "America's top crime novelist" (Time), with a brand new advent by means of Dennis Lehane

George V. Higgins's seminal crime novel is a down-and-dirty story of thieves, mobsters, and law enforcement officials at the suggest streets of Boston. while small-time gunrunner Eddie Coyle is convicted on a criminal, he is 3 years within the pen--that is, until he sells out one among his big-fish consumers to the DA. yet which of the various hoods, gunmen, and executioners whom he calls his acquaintances should still he ship up the river? instructed virtually completely in crackling discussion by way of a bright forged of lowlifes and detectives, The pals of Eddie Coyle is without doubt one of the maximum crime novels ever written.

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Death in Ecstasy: Inspector Roderick Alleyn #4 (Inspectr Roderick Alleyn)

By Ngaio Marsh

Ahhh, prussic acid, that hallmark of vintage Golden Age mysteries. Did attractive Cara Quoyne get a whiff of the sour almonds as she raised the goblet to her lips? We’ll by no means be aware of: With a unmarried sip she transported herself to the Hereafter.

At least, that’s the romantic view. yet Inspector Alleyn has no real interest in romance; he’s investigating a homicide. Cara used to be a deeply religious younger lady, a beginner with the home of the Sacred Flame. it kind of feels, although, that someone used to be working from very un-spiritual motivations.

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Inferno (Robert Langdon)

By Dan Brown

#1 around the world BESTSELLER

Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon awakens in an Italian health facility, disoriented and with out recollection of the earlier thirty-six hours, together with the starting place of the macabre item hidden in his assets. With a constant girl murderer trailing them via Florence, he and his ingenious health professional, Sienna Brooks, are compelled to escape. Embarking on a harrowing trip, they have to get to the bottom of a chain of codes, that are the paintings of a super scientist whose obsession with the top of the realm is matched in basic terms by way of his ardour for probably the most influential masterpieces ever written, Dante Alighieri's The Inferno
 
Dan Brown has raised the bar all over again, combining classical Italian artwork, historical past, and literature with state-of-the-art technological know-how during this sumptuously pleasing mystery.

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Phobia (Deleu, Book 13)

By Luc Deflo

Het meisje lag op haar rug. De benen onder haar plooirokje in een onnatuurlijke kromming, alsof ze niet van haar waren, alsof ze wilden wegrennen. Ze was once halfnaakt en gekneusd. Haar topje used to be opengescheurd. Bij de hals. Alsof ze had gevochten voor haar leven. De rode vlekken op haar schouders en knieën leken op brandwonden. Een schouder used to be uit de kom. Haar vingers waren opgezwollen, met ingescheurde nagels. Sommige tot diep in het vel. Voorbij de nagelriemen. Aan haar vingertoppen hingen korsten bruin bloed. Alsof ze met haar blote handen een kuil had moeten graven. Haar eigen graf. Een nagel used to be afgebroken, tot diep in het roze vlees. Met een knijptang uit haar vingertop gerukt, dacht Deleu, die op zijn tanden beet en zijn emoties probeerde te negeren. Het meisje was once al een tijdje dood; haar gelaat had de kleur van used to be en de fletse schaduwpartijen op haar benen waren lijkvlekken. Hoe oud kon ze zijn? ging het door Deleu heen. Hij keek naar Nadia Mendonck, die naast hem stond, in stil afgrijzen. ‘Hooguit vijfentwintig’, raadde ze zijn gedachten.

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Tick Tock (Michael Bennett)

By James Patterson

NYC's no 1 detective, Michael Bennett, has a major problem--the Son of Sam, the Werewolf of Wisteria and the Mad Bomber are all again. the town hasn't ever been extra terrified!

Tick--a killer's countdown begins
A rash of frightening crimes tears during the urban, throwing it into entire chaos and terrorizing every body dwelling there. instantly, it turns into transparent that they're no longer the paintings of an beginner, yet of a calculating, effective, and lethal mastermind.

Tick--Michael Bennett is at the chase
The urban calls on Detective Michael Bennett, pulling him clear of a seashore retreat together with his ten followed teenagers, his grandfather, and their loved nanny, Mary Catherine. not just does it tear aside their holiday, it leaves the complete kin open to attack.

Tock--your time is up
Bennett enlists the aid of a former colleague, FBI Agent Emily Parker. As his affection for Emily grows into whatever improved, his dating with Mary Catherine takes an unforeseen flip. All too quickly, one other appalling crime leads Bennett to a surprising discovery that exposes the killer's development and the earth-shattering enormity of his plan. From the author of the number one big apple detective sequence comes the main risky and such a lot explosive Michael Bennett novel ever.

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Alibi (Van In, Book 19)

By Pieter Aspe

In Brugge wordt met guy en macht gewerkt aan de opnames van een nieuwe politieserie. Alle drukte op de set krijgt plots een realistisch tintje als de wagen van de hoofdrolspeler in vlammen opgaat. In de car wordt een lijk gevonden dat met handboeien aan het stuur werd vastgeketend.Het spoor dat Van In volgt leidt naar Antwerpen, waar hij samen met Versavel en Hannelore op zoek gaat naar de identiteit van het slachtoffer en de dader.

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Murder in Mykonos

By Jeffrey Siger

A tender lady on vacation to Mykonos, the main recognized of Greece’s Aegean Cycladic islands, easily disappears off the face of the earth. And nobody notices. that's, until eventually a physique turns up on a pile of bones below the ground of a distant mountain church. Then the island’s new police chief–the younger, politically improper, former Athens murder detective Andreas Kaldis–starts discovering our bodies, bones, and suspects nearly in every single place he appears to be like. Teamed with the canny, nearly-retired neighborhood murder leader, Andreas attempts to discover the killer prior to the media can wreck the island’s fabled recognition with a barrage of world-wide recognition on a secret that’s haunted Mykonos undetected for many years. simply whilst it sort of feels issues can’t get any worse, one other younger lady disappears and political niceties now not topic. With the research now a rescue operation, Andreas unearths himself plunging into old myths and forgotten island locations, racing opposed to a killer cause on claiming a brand new sufferer who's herself decided to outstep him.

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The World Heroin Market: Can Supply Be Cut? (Studies in Crime and Public Policy)

By Letizia Paoli

Heroin is universally thought of the world's such a lot destructive unlawful drug. this is often due not just to the harmful results of the drug itself, but additionally to the unfold of AIDS tied to its use. Burgeoning unlawful mass intake within the Sixties and Nineteen Seventies has given upward thrust to an international marketplace for heroin and different opiates of approximately sixteen million clients. The creation and trafficking of opiates have prompted crime, sickness, and social misery during the international, top many countries to speculate billions of bucks attempting to suppress the undefined. The failure in their efforts has turn into a critical coverage obstacle. Can the realm heroin offer truly be reduce, and with what consequences?
the results of a five-year-long learn venture concerning broad fieldwork in six Asian nations, Colombia, and Turkey, this publication is the 1st systematic research of the modern international heroin industry, delving into its improvement and constitution, its contributors, and its socio-economic effect. It presents a valid and complete empirical base for concluding that there's little chance to cut back the worldwide provide of heroin within the long-term, and explains why construction is focused in a handful of countries--and is probably going to stay that approach. at the foundation of those findings, the authors determine a key set of coverage possibilities, mostly neighborhood, and make feedback for leveraging them. This publication additionally bargains new insights into marketplace stipulations in India, Tajikistan, and different international locations which have been vastly harmed through the creation and trafficking of unlawful opiates.
A deft integration of economics, sociology, background, and coverage research, The global Heroin Market presents a rigorous and important check out the complex--and resilient--global heroin trade.

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Stalker

The much-anticipated 5th mystery in Lars Kepler's bestselling sequence that includes Joona Linna. ideal for lovers of Stieg Larsson and Jo Nesbo. A video-clip is distributed to the nationwide legal research division. anyone has secretly filmed a girl via her window from the backyard. day after today she is located useless after a frenzied knife-attack. The police obtain a moment movie of one other unknown lady. there is not any means of opting for her ahead of time runs out. whilst her husband unearths her he's so traumatised that he cleans the full condominium and places her to mattress. He could have visible an important clue, yet is in such an severe nation of concern that the police are not able to query him. Psychiatrist Erik Maria Bark is named in to hypnotise him - yet what the guy tells him below hypnosis leads Erik to begin mendacity to the police. If the lighting are on, a stalker can see you from outdoor. but when the lighting fixtures are off, you cannot see a stalker who's already contained in the condo.

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Cocaine Wars

By Mick McCaffrey

While top acquaintances develop into arch enemies - it really is murder...In March 2000, police raided a valuable Dublin lodge and exposed a GBP1.7 million drug-mixing manufacturing facility. Of the 3 males arrested on the scene, simply have been charged. The 3rd, Declan Gavin, was once labelled a 'rat'. inside of eighteen months he used to be useless, and a perilous gangland feud was once born. Over the process ten years, 16 younger males were brutally murdered in tit-for-tat killings. Cocaine Wars chronicles the stunning tale from the expansion of the group less than the tutelage of infamous criminals John Gilligan and Martin 'The Viper' Foley, to the brutal approach during which they validated themselves as Dublin's so much feared medicines mob. For the 1st time, the tales at the back of the feud are printed: the mum who has misplaced sons to the relentless violence, the felony who orchestrates murders from inside of his legal mobilephone, and the ladies who stay dependable to the ruthless gangsters.

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