Jupiter's Bones: A Decker/Lazarus Novel (Decker/Lazarus Novels)

By Faye Kellerman

Preeminent astrophysicist Dr. Emil Euler Ganz vanished with none caution to his family members or colleagues, in simple terms to reappear fifteen years later as "Father Jupiter," founder and charismatic chief of the medical cult the Order of the jewelry of God. Now he is dead—a vial of snoozing drugs and an empty bottle of vodka status close to his useless body.

Was Ganz's loss of life an twist of fate? Suicide? Or did anyone hasten Jupiter upfront out of this international? those are the questions LAPD Lieutenant Peter Decker is set to reply to as he enters the cult's fortress-like compound. in the meantime, the mysterious disappearance of an Order acolyte and a baby turns an already risky state of affairs even uglier, and Decker will desire the knowledge and help of his spouse, Rina Lazarus, to defuse a ticking time bomb of jealousy, greed, and lies ahead of it explodes, destroying a large number of inaccurate grownup lives and rankings of blameless teenagers.

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Among the Living

By Dan Vining

Novels in a single alternate volume.

there are such a lot of mysteries hidden within the fog off the Pacific Coast. Jimmy Miles has been employed to resolve them. yet they're now not the single issues holding him up at night...

within the quickly, an research right into a long-ago homicide results in his discovery of the Sailors—restless strangers who roam the evening, trapped among the area of the residing and dead.

within the subsequent, nonetheless haunted by way of the Sailors, Jimmy turns into enthusiastic about a surprising rash of murders, and a never-forgotten love affair that could carry the clue to his destiny.

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Burning Man (A Gideon and Sirius Novel)

By Alan Russell

LAPD cop Michael Gideon and his police puppy companion Sirius grew to become reluctant celebrities after shooting a infamous serial killer within the midst of an inferno. for his or her heroism, they have been selected to go up the newly shaped precise situations Unit. Now the duo tackles out-of-the- traditional circumstances, whatever deemed strange or strange even by means of Hollyweird criteria.

When is located crucified in a urban park, Gideon and Sirius are passed the unusual case. Confronting the ugly tableau and having to paintings the case worsens Detective Gideon’s PTSD, a situation he has attempted to conceal from others. Gideon’s burns could have healed, however the fireplace haunts him still...in extra methods than one.

Eerily prescient due to the fact that bad evening of the fireplace, Gideon has strange insights into the crimes he investigates, a ability he and Sirius needs to discover ways to belief up to they do one another in the event that they are to unravel —and survive—this case.

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A Bone to Pick (Aurora Teagarden Mysteries, Book 2)

By Charlaine Harris

Death comes calling on a small-town librarian whose lifestyles is passing her by.

Aurora "Roe" Teagarden's fortunes switch whilst a deceased acquaintance names her as inheritor to a slightly huge property, together with funds, jewellery, and a home entire with a cranium hidden in a window seat. Roe concludes that the aged girls has purposely left her a homicide to resolve. So she needs to establish the sufferer and determine which considered one of her new, ordinary-seeming buddies is a murderer-without placing herself in lethal possibility.

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Echoes from the Dead

By Johan Theorin

On a grey September day, on an island off the coast of Sweden, six -year -old Jens Davidsson ventured out of his yard, walked out right into a fog, and vanished….Now 20 years have handed, and during this remarkable debut novel of suspense—a runaway bestseller in Sweden—the boy’s mom returns to where the place her son disappeared, drawn through a chilling package deal despatched within the mail… In it, lovingly wrapped, is one among Jens’ sandals—sandals Julia Davidsson wear her son’s toes that final morning.

Now, with just a handful of clues, Julia and her father are wondering islanders who have been current the day Jens vanished—and creating a surprising connection to Öland’s so much infamous homicide case: the killing spree of a prosperous younger guy who fled the island and died years sooner than Jens used to be even born. unexpectedly the island that after appeared so achingly favourite turns unusual and unsafe… until eventually Julia reveals herself dealing with truths she by no means imagined—about what quite occurred on that September day 20 years in the past, approximately who could have crossed paths with little Jens within the fog, and the way a baby may possibly actually vanish and not using a trace…until now.

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The Paul Cain Omnibus: Every Crime Story and the Novel Fast One as Originally Published (Black Mask)

Fifteen tales and one novel—hard-boiled classics through an undisputed master
Following gangsters, blackmailers, and gunmen in the course of the underbelly of Nineteen Thirties the United States on their trips to do darkish deeds, Paul Cain’s tales are classics of his style. The protagonists of ambiguous morality who populate Cain’s paintings are portrayed with a cinematic aptitude for the bleak hardness in their world. Fast One, Cain’s in simple terms novel, used to be initially serialized in Black Mask in the Thirties. It introduces us to Gerry Kells, a hard-nosed legal who nonetheless holds speedy to his humanity in a l. a. that’s crooked to the core.
This assortment provides Cain’s vintage crime writing to a latest audience.

This book beneficial properties an creation through Boris Dralyuk.

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Mystery on Museum Mile (Eddie Red Undercover, Book 1)

By Marcia Wells

Art, secret, enjoyable and friendship, mix during this illustrated center grade sequence debut. 6th grader Edmund Xavier Lonnrot, codename "Eddie Red," has a photographic reminiscence and ability for drawing whatever he sees. whilst the NYPD is stumped through a mastermind paintings thief, Eddie turns into their mystery weapon to resolve the case, drawing Eddie deeper into New York's well-known Museum Mile and towards a deadly legal workforce often called The Picasso Gang.

With page-turning event and enjoyable characters, this primary installment within the Eddie purple sequence is a must-read for any fan of puzzles and mystery.

A Spring 2014 Indies Introduce New Voices choice

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Praying for Sleep

By Jeffery Deaver

Praying for revenge...Psycho killer Michael Hrubek has escaped to discover the girl who positioned him away. he will convey her what killing is all about...Praying for salvation...Lis understands he is available in the market. he is haunted each sleepless evening, gazing and ready to take her to hell with him...And now Lis is Praying for Sleep.

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Back Before Dark: Sometimes rescuing a friend from darkness ... means going in after them (A Code of Silence Novel)

By Tim Shoemaker

Praise for Code of Silence:

“Deliberate, believable, and gritty whodunit.”  –Booklist Starred Review

 Taken!

A detour throughout the park leads Cooper, Gordy, Hiro, and Lunk immediately right into a catch, and Gordy is abducted!

For the kidnapper, it’s all a online game, the way to settle an previous ranking, with out one getting harm. yet evil has a fashion of escalating, and as soon as his id is found, the principles change.

Despite the easiest of police efforts, the hours tick by way of with out a clue or a ransom name, leaving each person to their very own fears. Gordy is long past. Cooper descends deeper right into a dwelling nightmare, imagining the worst for his ally and cousin. Hours stretch into days, and talks of a memorial provider start to floor. yet Cooper nonetheless feels his cousin is alive and develops a reckless plan, altering the entire ideas. Now the person who got down to rescue his pal should be rescued himself. occasionally rescuing a chum from darkness potential getting in after them.

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