Lärarinnan i Villette

By Ingrid Hedström

"Lärarinnan i Villette" är en skickligt skriven deckare med starka karakärer, spännande miljöer och en mycket otäck intrig. Ingrid Hedström lägger ut ett pussel med ledtrådar och parallellhistorier som vävs samman på ett ovanligt snyggt sätt! Boken belönades också med Svenska Deckarakademins pris för Bästa Svenska Debut!

En älskad lärarinna i den lilla staden Villette blir en dag påkörd och dödad. Flera vittnen hävdar bestämt att det inte var en olycka. Undersökningsdomare Martine Poirot och hennes group börjar forska i fallet. Vad kan ligga bakom en oförvitlig kvinnas plötsliga död. En historia med förgreningar bakåt i tiden, until en väl dold hemlighet från början av 60-talet börjar skymta fram. En historia som uppenbarligen inbegriper hela det lilla samhället och har trådar uppåt i politikens översta toppar. Martine diskuterar fallet med sin svenskättade make, en skicklig historiker som simply forskar kring ett märkligt fynd av benrester, människoben ...

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Out of Sight: A Novel

By Elmore Leonard

Before there has been Raylan, there has been Sisco... U.S. Marshal Karen Sisco is at the hunt for world-class gentleman felon Jack Foley in Out of Sight, New York Times bestselling writer Elmore Leonard’s horny mystery that strikes from Miami to the Motor City.

Based on Miami, Florida's Gold Coast, U.S. Marshal Karen Sisco isn’t approximately to enable a consultant legal like Jack Foley effectively bust out of Florida's Glades criminal. yet there’s an incredible ranking awaiting him in Detroit, and a shotgun-wielding marshal isn’t going to prevent Foley from getting it.

Neither counted on sharing a cramped automobile trunk—or on a scorching chemistry that’s operating additional time. once Sisco escapes, Foley is already lacking her.

Sisco can’t disregard Foley either—and she isn’t approximately to allow him move. Too undesirable the following time their paths move, it’s going to be approximately enterprise, now not pleasure.

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Opium Lords: Israel the Golden Triangle and the Kennedy Assassination

By Salvador Astucia

The Kennedy kinfolk was once hated by means of Jewish leaders simply because Joseph Kennedy, Sr renowned Adolf Hitler.

the choice to kill JFK was once most likely a bunch answer between numerous Jewish leaders. the gang most likely incorporated Nahum Goldmann, founder and president of the realm Jewish Congress; and Jacob Kaplan, Grand Rabbi of France.

J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI used to be the relocating strength in the back of the assassination. utilizing Jewish mobster Meyer Lansky as an emissary, the FBI recruited French Corsican heroin traffickers—the Guerini Family—to offer the assassins. As fee, the French Corsicans have been allowed to come to Southeast Asia and re-establish their heroin trafficking company. This required the elimination of South Vietnamese top Minister Ngo Dinh Diem who was once assassinated—in a CIA sponsored coup—three weeks earlier than Kennedy used to be killed.

French Corsican assassins have been selected to kill JFK as the FBI used to be created via a well known French Corsican kin, the Bonapartes. The Bureau was once created in 1908 by way of Napoleon Bonaparte’s great-nephew, then lawyer common Charles Joseph Bonaparte. Napoleon is taken into account a savior to Jews world wide simply because he helped them resettle in Europe after residing in exile for centuries.

The French Corsican assassins have been Lucien Sarti, François Chiappe, and Jean-Paul Angeletti.

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The Killing of Emma Gross

By Damien Seaman

In accordance with a real crime – the unsolved brutal homicide of Düsseldorf prostitute Emma Gross – and the tale of infamous serial killer Peter Kürten – the so-called “Vampire of Düsseldorf” – The Killing of Emma Gross is a gripping police mystery set in the course of the death days of Weimar Republic Germany.

Detective Thomas Klein's occupation goes nowhere until eventually he will get a tip-off resulting in the Ripper's arrest. however the killer's confession to the hooker's homicide is stuffed with holes, and Klein quickly involves think this can be one homicide the killer didn't dedicate. stimulated via spite, ambition, or perhaps even a long-buried experience of justice, checking out who rather killed Emma Gross turns into Klein's obsession. rather whilst the proof starts to indicate in the direction of home…

Part old police procedural, half real crime mystery, The Killing of Emma Gross will rather entice enthusiasts of Philip Kerr (the Bernie Gunther novels) and Andrea Maria Schenkel (The homicide Farm). fanatics of kid forty four, James Ellroy’s los angeles Quartet and Christopher Isherwood’s Berlin novels also are in for a deal with. As is a person else hankering for a rattling strong secret.

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The Lizard in the Cup (Jimmy Pibble, Book 5)

By Peter Dickinson

The West Indies island of Hog’s Cay is quickly to open for tourism, however the cash in the back of the deal comes from the Mafia, that's able to flip the island into the subsequent Vegas. And the politicos liable have given Greek rich person Thanassi Thanatos the agreement. That’s the place James Pibble comes in.

The former Scotland backyard superintendent has come to Thanatos’s hideaway at the Ionian island of Hyos to guard the Greek magnate from the Mob, which doesn’t like a person muscling in on its territory. Rumor has it the crooks are eyeing Hyos for his or her booming drug-smuggling alternate. Throw in British intelligence and a clandestine American operation, and you’ve bought a global free-for-all.

The secret deepens whilst Pibble uncovers a monastery led via Fathers Polydore and Chrysostom, who could be the richest males at the island. And why is an English artist named Nancy dwelling in a primitive hut? The solutions might lie in a fantasy a few lizard known as the samimithi, a harbinger of violent death.

With superstition and mistrust working rampant, Pibble races to prevent a conspiracy set in movement via an obsessive love with the ability to kill.

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Cracking Open A Coffin

By Gwendoline Butler

A chain of it seems that indiscriminate murders unearths the paintings of a really sufferer, calculating legal, and leader Commander John Coffin needs to notice the hyperlink among the sufferers from an elite London collage and a safe haven for battered girls. Reprint. K.

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Death of a Maid (Hamish Macbeth Mysteries, No. 23)

By M. C. Beaton

From the writer of the Agatha Raisin tv series...
DEATH OF A MAID: A Hamish Macbeth Mystery
Mrs. Gillespie is known round the northwest of Sutherland for being the simplest charwoman ever. in fact, if somebody has any social pretensions one doesn't say charwoman, one talks approximately "my maid". Hamish Macbeth wins Mrs. Gillespie's prone in a church raffle yet spends many of the day attempting to stay away from her. She is a malicious gossip and she or he bangs round the furnishings and clanks pots--he wonders how the heck she controlled to get the sort of stable acceptance. Then she is located useless in a wide apartment belonging to a retired professor who was once out the day she was once killed. She has been struck down through a steel bucket of water. Remembering Mrs. Gillespie's malicious gossip, Hamish is certain she thrilled to find out secrets and techniques and possibly searched in the course of the drawers of the homes she wiped clean, this means that every body whose domestic she wiped clean can be a suspect.

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Het janussyndroom (Van In, Book 33)

By Pieter Aspe

Pieter Aspe werd dit jaar zestig en kreeg een wel heel speciaal cadeau: in juni werd Het vierkant van de wraak uitgebracht op de Amerikaanse markt. Alles wijst erop dat Pieter Aspe een significant hit wordt in de States. En die hit komt er ook hier weer aan met Het janussyndroom. Freya Fiers, de dochter van een zakenman die een groot belang heeft in de productie van hernieuwbare energie, wordt brutaal verkracht door vier gemaskerde kerels. Het spoor leidt naar de zoon van de hoofdredacteur van een gerenommeerd rechts weekblad, maar Van In slaagt er niet in voldoende bewijs te verzamelen om hem op te pakken. Het 33ste verhaal rond speurder Van In.

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Among the Thugs

By Bill Buford

They've got names like Barmy Bernie, Daft Donald, and Steamin' Sammy. they prefer lager (in large quantities), the Queen, soccer golf equipment (especially Manchester United), and themselves. Their dislike encompasses the remainder of the identified universe, and England's football thugs exhibit it in ways in which variety from mere vandalism to riots that terrorize whole towns. Now invoice Buford, editor of the celebrated magazine Granta, enters this trade society and files either its savageries and its sinister attract with the social mind's eye of a George Orwell and the uncooked own engagement of a Hunter Thompson.

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Blind Pursuit

By Matthew F. Jones

"'Blind Pursuit' is a nail-bitingly suspenseful police procedural...muscular, Elmore Leonard-esque crime story of a terrifying abduction...relentless, lean-and-mean page-turner plotting and a grimly gratifying ending." - Kirkus stories

"Jones is unpredictable and, accordingly, terrifying. in the event you say sure to his use of language (like finding out to learn poetry) you won't be capable to shake him. he's a health professional during the novel (reminiscent of Hitchcock)." - Susan Salter Reynolds, the l. a. occasions publication assessment

"Blind Pursuit" stoops to little of the crude button-pushing usual of child-kidnapping thrillers. As in "A unmarried Shot", Jones's 1996 novel a couple of hunter who by accident shoots a teenage runaway, the inner tale is as gripping because the external plot, either unfolding with an lousy inexorability." - Gary Krist, Salon

"'Blind Pursuit' is the type of novel the word "a page-turner" could have been invented for, an incredibly good built (and occasionally really relocating) mystery." - David Pitt, Booklist

"If you learn novels for the sheer attractiveness made from a skilled writer's imagination, 'Blind Pursuit' is a must." - Pocono checklist

When eight-year-old Jennifer Follett does not go back domestic from university at some point, the rigidly ordered lives of Edmund and Caroline Follett--a strength couple with a dear condo open air Albany, New York--are without notice upended. First comes the ready; subsequent comes the dread; ultimately, they're pressured to imagine the unthinkable, as a wayward twelve-year-old boy admits that he watched from the woods as their daughter, whom they anticipated to board a faculty bus on the backside of the driveway, obtained right into a black sedan as a substitute.

Although the Folletts' eccentric younger nanny, Hannah, is lower than imminent approximately why she enable Jennifer out of her sight, police investigators quickly start to suspect one other husband-and-wife pair: Gerald and Claire Sandoval, informal friends of the Folletts who personal a black LTD. yet why might the version churchgoing couple kidnap a tender lady? whereas they develop a growing number of confident that the Sandovals are concerned, the police are not able to discover as a lot proof to again up their suspicions. annoyed via the law's presumed blameless safeguards, the Folletts verify to do no matter what is important to get Jennifer again. in the meantime, the well-meaning yet incautious investigators move some distance past the decision of responsibility of their wish to clear up the crime. of their "blind pursuit," the hunt for Jennifer attracts them deep into the upstate ny woods and right into a chilling actual and mental disagreement with evil.

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