Download E-books Cop Town: A Novel PDF

By Karin Slaughter

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Karin Slaughter, writer of the bestselling Will Trent novels, is generally acclaimed as “one of the easiest crime novelists in the United States” (The Washington Post). Now she promises her first stand-alone novel: an epic tale of a urban in the course of seismic upheaval, a serial killer concentrating on police officers, and a divided police strength tasked with bringing a madman to justice.
 
Atlanta, 1974: As a brutal homicide and a livid manhunt rock the city’s police division, Kate Murphy wonders if her first day at the activity can also be her final. She’s made up our minds to defy her privileged historical past via making her personal way—wearing a badge and sporting a gun. yet for a stunning younger lady, lifestyles can be something yet effortless within the macho global of the Atlanta PD, the place even the feminine police officers have little mercy for newbies. It’s additionally the worst day attainable to begin on condition that a loved cop has been gunned down, his brothers in blue are out for blood, and town is at the fringe of war.
 
Kate isn’t the one girl at the strength who’s feeling the warmth. Maggie Lawson her uncle and brother into the ranks to turn out her worthy of their cynical eyes. while she and Kate, her new associate, are driven out of the citywide look for a cop killer, their fury, discomfort, and delight ultimately achieve the boiling element. With a killer poised to strike back, they'll pursue their very own line of research, risking every thing as they enterprise into the city’s darkest heart.
 
Relentlessly paced, acutely saw, wickedly humorous, and infrequently heartbreaking, Cop Town is Karin Slaughter’s strongest novel yet—a travel de strength of storytelling from our leading grasp of personality, surroundings, and suspense.

Features a preview of Karin Slaughter’s subsequent novel, Pretty Girls
 
“Karin Slaughter is just the most effective mystery writers operating this present day, and Cop Town shows the writer on the most sensible of her game—relentless pacing, advanced characters, and gritty realism, prepared opposed to the backdrop of a urban at the side. Slaughter’s eye for element and fact is unequalled. . . . I’d keep on with her anywhere.”—Gillian Flynn
 
Cop city proves Karin Slaughter is one in all America’s most sensible writers. . . . She pulls her readers right into a twisted story of poser and retains them involved from begin to finish.”The Huffington Post

“Stunning . . . Karin Slaughter breaks new flooring with this riveting tale. for those who haven’t but learn her, this is often the moment.”—Michael Connelly

“Compulsively readable . . . could have your middle racing.”O: The Oprah Magazine
 
“Intense . . . engrossing . . . evocative . . . [Karin Slaughter’s] first stand-alone novel [has] a gritty, action-packed plot and robust, plausible characters.”—Associated Press
 
“Slaughter graphically exposes the rampant racism, homophobia, and misogyny of cop tradition within the Nineteen Seventies. . . . successful leads, the unfashionable surroundings, and a riveting plot make this one in all Slaughter’s best.”Booklist (starred review)
 
“Superb . . . explosive . . . [Cop Town] is bound to win over readers new to Slaughter’s paintings whereas reminding outdated enthusiasts of her huge, immense talent.”Library magazine (starred review)
 
“Evocative writing . . . awesome characters . . . with edge-of-your-seat suspense and a riveting plot . . . Slaughter’s first stand-alone publication is a knockout.”RT booklet Reviews

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Download E-books Who Killed Palomino Molero?: A Novel PDF

By Mario Vargas Llosa

This fabulous detective novel is decided in Peru within the Nineteen Fifties. close to an Air strength base within the northern wasteland, a tender airman is located murdered. Lieutenant Silva and Officer Lituma examine. missing a squad vehicle, they need to cajole a neighborhood cabbie into taking them to the scene of the crime. Their superiors are detached; the commanding officer of the air base stands of their manner; yet Silva and Lituma are decided to discover the truth.

Who Killed Palomino Molero, an enjoyable and brilliantly plotted secret, takes up one in all Vargas Llosa's attribute issues: the depression at how challenging it truly is to be a good guy in a corrupt society.

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Download E-books The Last Word (Diagnosis Murder, Book 8) PDF

By Lee Goldberg

While a tender lady falls down a flight of stairs and is left mind useless, her kinfolk consents to donate her organs. Dr. Jesse Travis oversees the bleak activity, saving numerous different heavily sick sufferers. yet one of many organ recipients returns to the health facility with a problem nobody can have noticeable coming-West Nile Virus. quickly, different sufferers who bought organs at group common commence loss of life of West Nile-related health problems, and Jesse is suspected as being at fault... Dr. Mark Sloan is familiar with his buddy isn't to blame-and he quickly uncovers a conspiracy of greed and private revenge that can suggest the top of his career.

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Download E-books The Great Pictorial History of World Crime (2 Volumes) PDF

By Jay Robert Nash

The monstrous and mysterious international of criminals, from precedent days in the course of the 21st century, is vividly captured in The nice Pictorial heritage of global Crime. This detailed and astounding reference paintings chronicles each significant felony act from each period. A definitive reference resource to all over the world crime, this extraordinary survey is prepared into 16 chapters:

  • Assassination
  • Bigamy
  • Burglary
  • Cannibalism
  • Celebrity Slayings
  • Drugs
  • Fraud
  • Gangs, Gangsters, and arranged Crime
  • Kidnapping
  • Mass Murder
  • Piracy
  • Robbery
  • Secret legal Societies
  • Serial Killers
  • Terrorism
  • Unsolved Homicides

Each bankruptcy starts off with an essay that introduces the subject and offers a concise assessment of the old, social, and political importance of the crime. matters are additional constructed crime by means of crime via descriptive entries overlaying the legal acts, modus operandi, legal history info, and reasons, in addition to insightful anecdotes.

In addition to being a being an essential and informative historic and sociological reference paintings, The nice Pictorial background of global Crime good points greater than 2,500 illustrations. greater than a chronicle of chilling occasions, those volumes supply gripping examining for an individual attracted to real crime, legislation enforcement, criminology, and felony justice.

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Download E-books Curtain: Poirot's Last Case: Hercule Poirot Investigates (Hercule Poirot series Book 39) PDF

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth pass over Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her whole oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and confusing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. The mythical detective saves his top for final as he races to recognize a five-time killer sooner than the ultimate curtain descends in Curtain: Poirot’s final Case.

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Download E-books I Am Half-Sick of Shadows (Flavia de Luce Mystery, Book 4) PDF

By Alan Bradley

“Every Flavia de Luce novel is a cause to celebrate.”—USA Today
 
ALAN BRADLEY, writer OF the main AWARD-WINNING sequence DEBUT OF ANY yr, RETURNS WITH one other impossible to resist FLAVIA DE LUCE NOVEL.
 
“[Alan] Bradley has created some of the most unique, captivating, devilishly inventive and hilarious detectives of any age or any time.”—Bookreporter
 
It’s Christmastime, and Flavia de Luce—an eleven-year-old sleuth with a fondness for chemistry—is tucked away in her laboratory, whipping up a concoction to ensnare Saint Nick. yet she is quickly distracted while a movie staff arrives at Buckshaw, the de Luces’ decaying English property, to shoot a film starring the famed Phyllis Wyvern. Amid a raging snowfall, the total village of Bishop’s Lacey gathers at Buckshaw to observe Wyvern practice, but no one is ready for the evening’s stunning end: a physique stumbled on strangled to loss of life with a size of movie. yet who one of the assembled site visitors might level this type of chilling scene? because the hurricane worsens and the checklist of suspects grows, Flavia needs to ferret out a killer hidden in simple sight.
 
“[Flavia is] the main intrepid and fascinating adolescent chemist/detective/busybody in all of rural, post–World conflict II England.”—The Seattle Times
 
“Quirky and pleasant . . . Flavia is a vintage literary personality who manages to entice either old and young readers equally.”—Wichita Falls Times list News
 
“Bradley’s plot twists and turns delightfully.”—Fort worthy Star-Telegram
 
NAMED the most effective MYSTERIES OF THE yr BY THE SEATTLE TIMES

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