By Lisa Gardner
From the bestselling writer of Alone and The Killing Hour comes a mystery that is going from heartbreaking to heartstopping within the blink of an eye.…
When somebody you like vanishes with no hint, how a ways may you visit get them back?
For ex-FBI profiler Pierce Quincy, it’s the start of his worst nightmare: a automobile deserted on a desolate stretch of Oregon road, engine operating, handbag on the driver’s seat. And his estranged spouse, Rainie Conner, long gone, leaving no clue to her fate.
Did one of many ghosts from Rainie’s bothered earlier eventually meet up with her? Or might her disappearance be the results of one of many circumstances they’d been operating– a very vicious double murder or the prospective abuse of a deeply disturbed baby Rainie took too on the subject of heart? with his daughter, FBI agent Kimberly Quincy, Pierce is combating the neighborhood professionals, racing opposed to time, and frantically trying to find solutions to the entire questions he’s been afraid to ask.
One guy is aware what occurred that evening. Adopting the alias of a killer stuck 80 years earlier than, he has already contacted the click. His phrases are transparent: he desires cash, he desires energy, he wishes big name. And if he doesn’t get what he desires, Rainie should be long gone for good.
Sometimes, regardless of how a lot you're keen on a person, it’s nonetheless no longer enough.
As the clock winds down on a terrifying closing date, Pierce plunges headlong into the main determined hunt of his existence, into the shattering look for a killer, a lethal truth, and for the affection of his existence, who might without end be…gone.
From the Hardcover edition.
The intimate tale of a teenager’s homicide of his relatives, from award-winning Mexican journalist
In Ciudad Juárez, simply around the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas, sixteen-year-old Vicente and of his highschool associates murdered his mom, his father, and his little sister in chilly blood. via a Truman Capote–like reconstruction of this possible incomprehensible triple homicide, Sandra Rodríguez Nieto paints a haunting and unforgettable portrait of 1 of the main violent towns on the earth. This in-depth and harrowing research into the idea methods of 3 boys leads the reader on an exploration of town of Juárez, in addition to the drug cartels that experience waged warfare on its streets, in a daring try and clarify the inexplicable.
Ideally certified for telling this tale, Sandra Rodríguez Nieto was once an investigative reporter for the day-by-day newspaper El Diario de Juárez for almost a decade. regardless of large risk and the assassination of 1 of her closest colleagues, she persevered. She didn’t wish the tale of her urban advised exclusively by way of international newshounds, simply because, in her phrases, “I recognize what's beneath the violence.” This e-book lines the increase of a countrywide tradition of homicide and bloody retribution, and is a testomony to the intense bravery of its writer. between different issues, the tale of Vicente is an account of ways poverty, political corruption, failing govt associations and US meddling mixed to create an explosion of violence in Juárez.
By Brett Halliday
She used to be long-legged, full-breasted and slim-waisted. She was once an excessive amount of girl to sit down round daily, ingesting gin and bored to hell-and-gone, cooped up in a small city, married to a small-time banker.
So probably she determined to focus on it.
Or perhaps an individual determined to do anything for her.
Maybe Belle Carson was once why Walter Carson was once so all of sudden useless.
This book offers a holistic view of murder: referencing theories from diverse disciplines (psychology, biology, sociology, criminology) and findings from assorted areas worldwide. utilizing examples from all kinds of incidents, the publication presents extra reasonable assurance since it comprises not only the excessive profile situations proven within the media and in books. Encouraging a scholarly realizing of the subject, it devotes separate chapters to every form of murder and comprises certain chapters on fixing homicides and processing homicides in courtroom.
By Carolyn Hart
One in every of America's such a lot loved secret writers, Carolyn G. Hart, the Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity Award-winning writer, returns to her unique mystery
series that includes Annie Darling, proprietor of the dying on call for bookstall, and her husband, Max, with Mint Julep Murder.
Normally, Annie Laurence Darling will be eagerly anticipating her journey to go Island, the place this year's Dixie publication competition is being held. yet this yr Annie has agreed to be the writer liaison to 5 authors commemorated with the much-coveted Dixie e-book competition Medallions, and she or he fears she's going to have her fingers complete juggling murderous egos. What Annie does not expect is the premature loss of life of formidable Mint Julep Press writer Kenneth Hazlitt. Hazlitt arrives on the pageant peddling an offer for tune of the South, a trashy roman clef that info the indiscretions of a few recognized Southern authors at a writers' conference--writers who greater than resemble the Dixie competition Medallion winners. whilst Hazlitt drops useless after consuming a success of bourbon from his deepest inventory, the facts issues to Annie--the deadly glass is imprinted together with her fingerprints. As progressively more facts issues her method, Annie and Max needs to act quickly to seize a wily killer...before the police throw the publication at Annie!
By Dominick Dunne
For greater than twenty years, Vanity Fair has released Dominick Dunne’s exceptional, revelatory chronicles of the main recognized crimes, trials, and punishments of our time. the following, in a single quantity, are Dominick Dunne’s enchanting stories of justice denied and justice affirmed. no matter if writing of Claus von Bülow’s romp via trials; the l. a. media frenzy surrounding O.J. Simpson; the demise by way of fireplace of multibillionaire banker Edmond Safra; or the Greenwich, Connecticut, homicide of Martha Moxley and the indictment—decades later—of Michael Skakel, Dominick Dunne tells it in truth and tells it from his distinct point of view. His look for in actual fact relentless.
With new essay, “Mourning In New York,” approximately September eleven, 2001.
By Donald Bain
A SETUP IN SIN CITY
When her outdated pal Martha made up our minds to get married in Las Vegas, Jessica Fletcher made the journey to monitor her stroll down the aisle. yet what have been the chances that she’d be again years later—to watch Martha stand accused of her husband’s murder?
Jessica’s by no means been one to gamble, yet she’s keen to wager that Martha isn’t accountable. Martha’s husband was once a high-rolling Las Vegas neighborhood with 3 ex-wives and many jealous neighbors. After becoming a member of Martha’s safeguard group, Jessica combs in the course of the man’s prior to discover the true killer. yet because the media consciousness grows—and Jessica is interviewed by means of the inside track anchors of courtroom TV—the stakes are raised, and Jessica learns tips to play for keeps.
By Christopher Reich
On the crossroads of excessive finance and overseas terrorism, a son is looking for his father’s killer. . .
Robert "Bobby" Astor is a emerging big apple hedge fund supervisor at the cusp of creating his largest deal but. yet every thing adjustments while his father, the chairman of the hot York inventory trade, is killed in a brazen assault at the south garden of the White residence whereas en path to bring a terrifying mystery to the President. within the wake of the assault, Astor’s enterprise starts to fall apart. A cryptic clue leads him deeper into the internet of lies surrounding his father's homicide, and Astor stumbles onto a cosmopolitan international conspiracy that threatens to wipe out not just Astor's personal fund yet to spoil the whole beginning of the economic system of the U.S..
By Elizabeth L. Silver
An unforgettable and unpredictable debut novel of guilt, punishment, and the tales we inform ourselves to survive
Noa P. Singleton by no means spoke a be aware in her personal safety all through a quick trial that ended with a jury discovering her responsible of first-degree homicide. Ten years later, having approved her destiny, she sits on dying row in a maximum-security penitentiary, just six months clear of her execution date.
Meanwhile, Marlene Dixon, a high-powered Philadelphia lawyer who's additionally the mum of the lady Noa used to be imprisoned for killing. She claims to have changed her brain concerning the dying penalty and should do every thing in her massive energy to persuade the governor to commute Noa's sentence to lifestyles in criminal, in go back for the single factor Noa can alternate: her tale. Marlene desperately wants to comprehend the occasions that led to her daughter’s death—events that basically Noa is aware of and hasn't ever shared. Inextricably associated by means of homicide yet with very diverse ambitions, Noa and Marlene combat with the sentences existence itself can impose whereas they confront the simplest and worst of what makes us human.
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By Ellis Peters
While Alan Morris disappears, his great-niece, Charlotte, regrets by no means realizing the well known archaeologist larger, so she is going to go to considered one of his digs, yet she reveals greater than quite a few previous stones.