By Jodi Picoult
Nichts erinnert mehr in Salem Falls an die berüchtigten Hexenjagden, die dort einst Angst und Schrecken verbreiteten. Als es Jack St. Bride in dieses neuenglische Provinzstädtchen verschlägt, möchte er nur eines – seine eigene Vergangenheit für immer begraben. Im Café von Addie Peabody findet er Arbeit, und schon bald wird Jack unentbehrlich in Addies Laden – eine ungewöhnliche Liebesgeschichte beginnt. Doch dann erscheint die junge Gillian, der übersinnliche Kräfte nachgesagt werden. Mit ihr kehren die dunklen Schatten aus Jacks früherem Leben zurück, und in Jodi Picoults packendem Psychothriller setzt eine moderne Hexenjagd ein …
By Eva Almstädt
Bei einem Orientierungslauf an der Ostseeküste wird einer der Läufer aus dem Hinterhalt erschossen. warfare das Opfer nur zur falschen Zeit am falschen Ort, oder steckt ein persönliches Motiv dahinter?
Die Spur führt Pia Korittki zu einem ehemaligen Mädchenerziehungsheim, in dem vor vielen Jahren ein angeblicher "Selbstmord" nie ganz aufgeklärt wurde. Haben neben alten Freundschaften auch alte Feindschaften überdauert?
Pia Korittki, die privat vor einer schweren Entscheidung steht, findet Hinweise, dass der Täter erneut zuschlagen wird ...
By Beverly Connor
With spot-on info, a sensible new voice, and creative plot twists, Beverly Connor has been in comparison to the most well liked crime writers at the scene. Now, she ratchets up the suspense with a new sequence that includes one in every of modern such a lot crafty and intricate sleuths: forensic anthropologist Diane Fallon. Her new activity as director of the RiverTrail Museum of traditional heritage in Georgia takes Diane out of the game-until a former love and a murdered kinfolk convey her again in.
By Ruth Rendell
A mutilated physique chanced on at a rock festival.In spite of dire predictions, the rock competition in Kingsmarkham appeared to be going off with out a hitch, till the hideously disfigured physique is came upon in a close-by quarry. and shortly Wexford is investigating the hyperlinks among an area woman long gone undesirable and a charismatic singer who conjures up an unwholesome devotion in his fans. a few Lie and a few Die is a devilishly soaking up novel, within which Wexford's deductive powers arise opposed to the aloof vanity of dad stardom. With her Inspector Wexford novels, Ruth Rendell, winner of the secret Writers of the United States Grand grasp Award, has extra layers of intensity, realism and unease to the vintage English secret. For the canny, tireless, and unflappable policeman is an unblinking observer of human nature, whose learn has taught him that below definite situations the main not likely individuals are able to the main appalling crimes.
By Åke Edwardson
A brother and sister think that their father has long past lacking. they believe he could have traveled looking for his father, who used to be presumed misplaced a long time in the past in international warfare II. in the meantime, there are reviews girl is being abused, yet she can’t be came upon and her kinfolk won’t inform the police the place she is. lacking humans and very various households mix during this dynamic and suspenseful secret by means of the Swedish grasp Åke Edwardson. Gothenburg’s leader Inspector Erik iciness travels to Scotland looking for the lacking guy, aided there by means of an previous pal from Scotland backyard. again in Gothenburg, Afro-Swedish detective Aneta Djanali discovers how badly somebody doesn’t wish her to discover the lacking lady whilst she herself is threatened. Sail of Stone is a brilliantly perceptive personality examine, acutely saw and assuredly written with an unerring experience of speed.
By M. C. Beaton
Unique book: 1997
Lovable Scottish constable Hamish Macbeth -- who may otherwise be fishing than detecting -- needs to root out one other felony in his 13th charmingly smart case.
As the small village of Lochdubh has no dentist, locals commute 20 miles to Frederick Gilchrist's dental surgical procedure within the city of Braikie. even though Lochdubh's one-man police strength, Hamish Macbeth, prefers the extra smooth, painless tactics practiced via dentists within the urban of Inverness, a stunning toothache one morning convinces him to provide Gilchrist a test. Upon arriving, Hamish unearths the dentist useless at the flooring, a sufferer of nicotine poisoning. learning that the deceased used to be a non-smoker, Hamish needs to placed his personal toothache on ice -- to extract a assassin at the unfastened.
By Maj Sjowall, Per Wahloo
With its splendidly saw lawmen (including the inimitable Martin Beck), its brilliantly rendered felons and their murky Stockholm underworld, and its deftly engineered plot, The guffawing Policeman is a vintage of the police procedural and "must studying for someone who claims to be [a scholar] of the simplest detective fiction" (Saturday Review).
By Stuart Woods
Blood Orchid is the 3rd experience of 1 of Stuart Woods's most tasty characters, leader of Police Holly Barker. This outing, Holly is attempting to get her lifestyles again jointly after the shattering lack of her fianc?©. With the aid of her wily Doberman, Daisy, and her father, Ham, she throws herself again into the task with a vengeance. At an area eating place, Holly and Ham meet a gentleman new to the realm, wealthy and dapper developer Ed Shine, who has chanced on an evocative identify for either his favourite flower and his most up-to-date real-estate enterprise: the "Blood Orchid." yet ahead of Holly can settle into her regimen back, bullets crash into the house of a pal and a floater is located bobbing within the Intercoastal Waterway. Holly connects those occasions to the death-by-sniper-fire of 2 Miami businessmen and a guy evading questions at a Federal agency-but she cannot think how those violent occurrences will be with regards to her personal quiet, unspoiled city of Orchid seashore. becoming a member of forces with a good-looking FBI agent, she tracks the clues immediately to their resource, in basic terms to discover a rip-off extra profitable and extra harmful than any this idyllic town-or Holly-has ever obvious.
By Donna Leon
While a prosperous Venetian girl is located brutally murdered, the best suspect is her Romanian maid, who has fled town. As she makes an attempt to depart the rustic, wearing a substantial amount of money and cast papers, the maid runs into the trail of an oncoming teach and is killed. Case closed.
But whilst the outdated woman's neighbour returns from in a foreign country, it turns into transparent that the maid couldn't were the killer. Commissario Brunetti makes a decision -- unofficially -- to take the case on himself.
As Brunetti investigates, it turns into transparent that the cause for the homicide was once not likely to were greed, particularly that it had its roots within the temptations of lust. yet maybe Brunetti is taking into consideration the incorrect lethal sin altogether...