Where the Shadow Falls

Whilst the physique of a retired sheriff is came across in his grand apartment within the New city of Edinburgh, Detective Sergeant Alice Rice reveals herself searching his killer.

the hunt leads her to an unusual international the place wind-farm builders - with thousands of kilos at stake - and protesters face one another with daggers drawn.

Just as Alice thinks a solution is starting to emerge, the sheriff's lover is killed in an obvious hit-and-run coincidence. An not likely accident or, because the seek widens, is Alice now investigating a double murderer?

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The Haunted Abbot: A Mystery of Ancient Ireland (Sister Fidelma)

By Peter Tremayne

In December of 666 A.D., Fidelma of Cashel and her better half Brother Eadulf, having accomplished their company with the Archbishop of Canterbury, make one ultimate trip earlier than returning to eire. on the insistence of Brother Botulf, a early life buddy of Eadulf, they detour from their journey to Eadulf's domestic village and make their solution to Aldred's Abbey. Arriving at the hours of darkness at the evening of the outdated pagan pageant of yuletide, as asked, they locate Botulf's lifeless physique - his head caved in via a blunt tool.

As Fidelma and Eadulf quickly examine, even though, homicide is not the basically risk which faces these within the abbey. The ghost of a tender lady haunts the cloister shadows, a ghost which heavily resembles the Abbot's lifeless spouse. Now it's going to require all of Fidelma's ability as an recommend of the Brehon Courts to solve the secret and discover the reality at the back of those occasions earlier than these secrets and techniques take one more life.

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The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town (John Grisham)

By John Grisham


In the most important league draft of 1971, the 1st participant selected from the kingdom of Oklahoma was once Ron Williamson. while he signed with the Oakland A’s, he acknowledged so long to his homeland of Ada and left to pursue his goals of massive league glory.
Six years later he was once again, his desires damaged via a foul arm and undesirable habits—drinking, medications, and ladies. He started to express indicators of psychological ailment. not able to maintain a role, he moved in along with his mom and slept twenty hours an afternoon on her sofa.
In 1982, a 21-year-old cocktail waitress in Ada named Debra Sue Carter was once raped and murdered, and for 5 years the police couldn't clear up the crime. For purposes that have been by no means transparent, they suspected Ron Williamson and his pal Dennis Fritz. the 2 have been ultimately arrested in 1987 and charged with capital murder.
With no actual facts, the prosecution’s case was once equipped on junk technological know-how and the testimony of jailhouse snitches and convicts. Dennis Fritz was once came across to blame and given a lifestyles sentence. Ron Williamson was once despatched to demise row.
If you think that during the US you're blameless till confirmed in charge, this ebook will surprise you. should you think within the demise penalty, this ebook will disturb you. when you think the legal justice approach is reasonable, this booklet will infuriate you.

From the Hardcover edition.

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The Last Precinct: Scarpetta (Book 11)

By Patricia Cornwell

The new period of Scarpetta begins…

In this number one New York Times bestselling novel, Patricia Cornwell takes her readers deeper into Kay Scarpetta’s center and soul than ever before….

Thwarting an assault by way of a suspected serial killer places Virginia’s leader Medial Examiner Kay Scarpetta within the harsh glare of the highlight. As her own lives come less than suspicion, she discovers that the so-called Werewolf murders can have prolonged to long island urban and into the darkest corners of her previous. an impressive prosecutor, a feminine assistant district legal professional from big apple, is introduced into the case—and Scarpetta needs to fight to make what she is aware to be the reality be triumphant opposed to mounting and unnerving proof on the contrary. demonstrated in each approach, she turns inward to invite, the place do you pass whilst there's nowhere left?

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Soul Circus

A Washington, D.C., crime overlord is battling for his existence in courtroom. more youthful buyers are scuffling with for his territory, status, and hundreds of thousands of greenbacks in destiny earnings. It takes just one slip-a child going uncontrolled with a rented pistol-to push friction towards wholesale slaughter.

In the midst of this impressive pressure, deepest investigator Derek unusual has came upon a girl whose testimony might suggest dying or freedom for the crime lord. He desires her to talk-but first he will need to give you the option to maintain her alive.

Step by means of step, unusual and his accomplice are drawn into the darkness, confronting gunrunners, drug purchasers, and traditional humans stuck up within the ruthless violence of the company. SOUL CIRCUS is a heart-stopping mystery that can in basic terms were written via George Pelecanos, the author who "has long past from cult favourite to said grasp" ("Booklist").

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Hard Time: Life with Sheriff Joe Arpaio in America’s Toughest Jail

By Shaun Attwood

Shaun Attwood used to be a millionaire day dealer in Phoenix, Arizona, yet his hedonistic way of life of substances and events got here to an abrupt lead to 2002 whilst a SWAT workforce broke down his door. Attwood stumbled on himself on remand in Maricopa penitentiary with a $750,000 money bond and all of his resources seized. The nightmare used to be merely simply starting as he used to be submerged in a prison within which rival gangs vied for keep watch over, crystal meth was once freely on hand, and the place breaking ideas may possibly bring about beatings or demise. Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s jails have the top loss of life price within the usa. Hard Time is the harrowing but darkly funny account of the time Attwood spent submerged in a nightmarish global of gang violence and insect-infested cells, consuming nutrition undeserving for animals. His awesome tale offers a revealing glimpse into the tragedy, brutality, comedy, and eccentricity of criminal life.

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Two Women

By Martina Cole

Threat and violence have continuously been a part of Sue Dalston's East finish upbringing. Unloved via her mom, abused by way of her father, and brutalised all through her complete marriage, she's convicted of smashing her husband's cranium in a last act of desperation. All that retains her sane is understanding that she's performed it to guard her 4 young ones. ultimately, they're secure from damage. while she is celled up with murderess Matilda Enderby, their fates turn into inextricably associated. And nobody - least of all Sue - can have anticipated the implications . . .

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In Cold Blood

By Truman Capote

National Bestseller 

On November 15, 1959, within the small city of Holcomb, Kansas, 4 individuals of the muddle relations have been savagely murdered by means of blasts from a shotgun held a couple of inches from their faces. there has been no obvious reason for the crime, and there have been nearly no clues. 

As Truman Capote reconstructs the homicide and the research that ended in the seize, trial, and execution of the killers, he generates either spell binding suspense and fantastic empathy. In chilly Blood is a piece that transcends its second, yielding poignant insights into the character of yank violence.

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Faceless

By Martina Cole

11 years in the past Marie Carter used to be convicted of killing her top pals. And she's paid the fee.

Now she is being published from felony. It's time to head domestic. yet existence has moved on, and Marie has nowhere to move.

Her mom and dad have disowned her, her acquaintances have deserted her, even her youngsters don't need to know. yet a few humans available in the market are observing her, following her each movement - they comprehend that Marie Carter desires retribution.

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True Detectives

By Jonathan Kellerman

Moses Reed and Aaron Fox have an analogous mom; their respective fathers have been law enforcement officials, acquaintances, and companions. And regardless of their shared calling, their turbulent family members heritage has set them at odds. Moses is a no-frills LAPD detective; Aaron is a smooth-talking inner most eye. often they pass their separate methods, however the disappearance of straight-A pupil Caitlin Frostig isn’t ordinary. Reluctantly tag-teaming to crack a chilly case that won’t die, Moses and Aaron descend into the sinister underside of the town of Angels. Surrounded by way of twisted millionaire moguls, tarnished trophy better halves, and well-known faces with hellish secrets and techniques, they pull no punches as they penetrate the unusual, seductive global of glamour, wealth, and gear to maintain L.A.’s darkish dreamland from claiming one other misplaced soul.

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