The Narrows (Harry Bosch, Book 10) (UK Edition) by Michael Connelly

By Michael Connelly

FBI agent Rachel Walling eventually will get the decision she's dreaded for years, the person who tells her the Poet has surfaced. She hasn't ever forgotten the serial killer who wove strains of poetry in his hideous crimes--and it appears he has no longer forgotten her.

Former LAPD detective Harry Bosch will get a choice, too--from the widow of an outdated pal. Her husband's demise turns out usual, yet his ties to the quest for the Poet make Bosch dig deep. Arriving at a derelict spot within the California desolate tract the place the feds are unearthing our bodies, Bosch joins forces with Rachel. Now the 2 are at odds with the FBI...and squarely within the direction of the Poet, who will lead them on a depraved journey out of the warmth, in the course of the narrows of evil, and right into a darkness all his own...

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52 Pickup by Elmore Leonard

By Elmore Leonard

Detroit businessman Harry Mitchell had had just one affair in his twenty-two years of chuffed matrimony. regrettably a person stuck his indiscretion on movie and now wishes Harry to fork over 100 grand to maintain his infidelity a mystery. And if Harry doesn't pay up, the blackmailer and his affiliates plan to press much more durable -- as much as and together with murder, if priceless. however the psychos picked the incorrect pigeon for his or her murderous rip-off. simply because Harry Mitchell doesn't get mad...he will get even.

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Zoenoffer (Van In, Book 8) by Pieter Aspe

By Pieter Aspe

Terwijl Brugge zich opmaakt voor Hibrugia, een prestigieuze tentoonstelling over Spaanse schilderkunst, waar ook de 'Guernica' van Picasso te zien zal zijn, wordt commissaris Van In geconfronteerd met een weird and wonderful afrekening in het Minnewaterpark, een plek waar homo's elkaar in het geniep ontmoeten. Het slachtoffer, Jos Viaene, wordt afgetuigd door twee onbekenden en naar het ziekenhuis overgebracht, waar hij de volgende dag wordt vermoord. Als later blijkt dat Viaene als beveiligingsagent van de Brugse musea de blauwdrukken van de alarminstallatie heeft versjacherd, wordt iedereen zenuwachtig. Als even later een onbekende Spanjaard in verdachte omstandigheden wordt neergeschoten en een paneel van Hieronymus Bosch wordt gestolen uit het Groeningemuseum, gaan de poppen aan het dansen. Van In gaat op onderzoek uit, maar in plaats van de kunstdieven te ontmaskeren komt hij op het spoor van een terroristische splintergroep van de ETA die een politieke aanslag voorbereidt...

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Nestor Burma. Premières Enquètes by Léo Malet, Nadia Dhoukar

By Léo Malet, Nadia Dhoukar

Léo Malet (1909-1996) a toujours été passionné de mystères. Né à Montpellier d'un père employé de trade et d'une mère couturière, il est élevé par son grand-père, tonnelier de son état, qui l'initie au socialisme de Jean Jaurès et à los angeles littérature de Victor Hugo, de Maurice Leblanc et d'Alexandre Dumas. A huit ans, il écrit ses premiers romans ; à grab, il vit à Paris de petits boulots et de chapardage et se produit comme chansonnier au cabaret de l. a. Vache enragée. André Breton l'introduit auprès des surréalistes et l'encourage à publier ses poèmes (Ne pas voir plus loin que le bout de son sexe, 1936; L'Arbre comme cabane, 1937; ...Hurle à los angeles vie, 1939). Déporté dans un camp de travail allemand, il revient à Paris huit mois plus tard et aborde le roman policier par des chemins buissonniers, servi par une plume acérée et des penchants libertaires. Il begin à publier des " polars " à l'américaine sous les pseudonymes de Frank Harding et Léo Latimes. C'est en 1943 qu'il signe sous son vrai nom a hundred and twenty, rue de l. a. Gare, l. a. première enquête de Nestor Burma, un " détective de choc " qui lui ressemble (signes particuliers: libre et aventurier) et qui lui survivra. Léo Malet est mort le three mars 1996, laissant une œuvre placée sous le double sceau de l'humour et de los angeles poésie. Cette nouvelle édition en quatre volumes des romans de Léo Malet go well with pas à pas l. a. biographie fictive de Nestor Burma. Le lecteur découvrira en lui l'un des personnages les plus originaux de toute los angeles littérature policière.

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Contains the next novels:
- Gros Plan du Macchabée
- Nestor Burma et le Monstre
- L'homme au Sang Bleu
- a hundred and twenty, Rue de los angeles Gare
- Nestor Burma contre CQFD
- Le Cinquième Procédé
- Hélène en Danger
- Pas de Veine avec le Pendu
- Les Paletots sans Manches
- pretend Frére
- resolution au Cimetière

... in addition to a few drawings, poems and extracts from a few of Malet's different works

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The Abominable Man by Maj Sjöwall, Per Wahlöö

By Maj Sjöwall, Per Wahlöö

The amazing 7th novel within the Martin Beck secret sequence via Maj Sjöwall and in line with Wahlöö, unearths Beck dealing with one of many maximum demanding situations in his expert career.

The grotesque homicide of a police captain in his health facility room finds the unsavory historical past of a guy who spent 40 years working towards a terrible mix of strong-arm police paintings and shear brutality. Martin Beck and his colleagues feverishly comb Stockholm for the assassin, a demented and lethal rifleman, who has plans for much more chaos. because the stress builds and a sense of impending chance grips Beck, his research finds proof of police corruption. That’s while a fair more advantageous feel of accountability and whatever like disgrace urge him into taking a chain of drastic steps, which result in a surprising catastrophe.

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Kortsluiting (Deleu, Book 4) by Luc Deflo

By Luc Deflo

In de Mechelse Kruidtuin vindt een overdue wandelaar naast een lege kinderwagen het verminkte lijk van Jenny Peulders. De ongehuwde moeder werd op een gewelddadige manier om het leven gebracht en haar child is verdwenen. Een dag later wordt Yvette Serneels dood aangetroffen in haar knusse fermette. Naast het lijk ligt een jachtgeweer. De autopsie wijst niet alleen uit dat het om een zelfmoord gaat maar ook dat de vrouw zwanger was once. Haar echtgenoot, Herman Verbist, blijkt spoorloos. Als onder een viaduct in Mechelen zijn car wordt aangetroffen, wijst alles in de richting van een gezinsdrama, maar Deleu, die zich vastbijt in de zaak, stuit op tegenstrijdigheden. Hij gaat dieper graven in het verleden van Verbist. Eén na één komen de zorgvuldig gekoesterde geheimen van een ontredderde eenzaat aan de oppervlakte...

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Carbs & Cadavers (Supper Club Mystery, Book 1) by J. B. Stanley

By J. B. Stanley

James "Professor Puff" Henry may perhaps to boot have "loser" stamped on his brow. Divorced, obese, shy, and dwelling at domestic, he is dependent upon books and his favourite snack — cheese puffs — for candy reduction from his difficulties. A former English lit professor at William and Mary, he strikes again to Quincy's hole, a small Virginia city within the Shenandoah Valley, to maintain his recently-widowed father. to enhance his social lifestyles and waistline, he joins a supper membership for dieters who lovingly name themselves the "Flab Five." warding off carbs is sort of most unlikely during this deep-fried potato-loving land, so a mysterious dying of their small burg offers an efficient, if aggravating, distraction. whereas dodging delectable temptations, Professor Henry and his fellow dieters interact to drop some weight and locate the killer who has struck worry during this tight-knit neighborhood.

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La ferocia by Nicola LaGioia

By Nicola LaGioia

Premio Strega 2015
In una calda notte di primavera, una giovane donna cammina nel centro esatto della strada provinciale. È nuda e coperta di sangue. A stagliarla nel buio, i fari di un camion sparati su di lei. Quando, poche ore dopo, verrà ritrovata morta ai piedi di un autosilo, los angeles sua identità verrà finalmente alla luce: è Clara Salvemini, prima figlia della più influente famiglia di costruttori locali. consistent with tutti è un suicidio. Ma le cose sono davvero andate cosi? Cosa legava Clara agli affari di suo padre? E il rapporto che l. a. unisce ai tre fratelli - in particolare quello con Michele, l'ombroso, il diverso, il ribelle - può aver giocato un ruolo determinante nella sua morte?

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Crane: Sex, Celebrity, and My Father's Unsolved Murder by Robert Crane, Christopher Fryer

By Robert Crane, Christopher Fryer

On June 29, 1978, Bob Crane, identified to Hogan's Heroes enthusiasts as Colonel Hogan, was once stumbled on brutally murdered in his Scottsdale, Arizona, condo. His eldest son, Robert Crane, used to be referred to as to the crime scene. during this poignant memoir, Robert Crane discusses that bad day and the way he has lived with the unsolved homicide of his father. yet this storyline is only one thread in his story of growing to be up in la, his struggles to reconcile the nice and sordid aspects of his famous person father, and his personal interesting life.

Crane begun his occupation writing for Oui journal and spent decades interviewing celebrities for Playboy — stars similar to Chevy Chase, Bruce Dern, Joan Rivers, or even Koko the signing gorilla. because of a raucous come upon with the forged of Canada's SCTV, he chanced on himself shelving his notepad and tape recorder to go into the hire of John sweet — first as an on-again, off-again publicist; then as a full-time assistant, confidant, screenwriter, and manufacturer; and at last as one in every of Candy's pallbearers.

Through unhappiness, loss, and heartbreak, Crane's humor and perseverance shine. past the large stars and behind-the-scenes revelations, this riveting account of demise, survival, and renewal within the shadow of the Hollywood signal makes a profound assertion in regards to the hope for romance and permanence in a existence the place these issues always slip away. by means of turns surprising and uplifting, Crane is an unforgettable and deeply human story.

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Be Cool by Elmore Leonard

By Elmore Leonard

Diamond Dagger for Lifetime success Award from the Crime Writers’ Association
Grand grasp Award from secret Writers of America

After one triumph and one flop, Mafia loanshark-turned-Hollywood manufacturer Chili Palmer is determined for one more hit...of the celluloid variety. And whilst a equally relocated former mob affiliate takes successful of the bullet-in-the-brain kind whereas they're power-lunching, Chili starts to work out all types of tale probabilities. The whacked recording corporation mogul's noon dying is prime Chili into the twisted global of rock stars, pop divas, and hip-hop gangstas, that's rife with drama, jealousy, and betrayal -- all of the stuff that makes massive field workplace. Tinsel city had larger take disguise, simply because Chili Palmer's engaged on one other motion picture. And that's whilst humans are likely to die.

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