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The Driver

Author:

Mandasue Heller

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It's a rough estate, but no one knows how rough until the violence kicks off. Joe Weeks is new to the Grange Estate. Tolerant, doesn't mind a bit of weed, doesn't try to pull other men's women. Live and let live is his motto... Eddie Quinn is the hardest man on the estate. Everyone knows that it's a bad idea to cross him, or his pit bull. But everyone also knows he's honest, as drug dealers go. Joe's pleased when Eddie offers him a job. But then he meets Katya. A prostitue. A slave. And desperate to escape from Eddie...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9780753188651

Published:

01-08-2012

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The Rescuer

Author:

R.S. Hill

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Bideford, 1873: The River Torridge is in flood. Almost as soon as she sets foot in the town, Abigail March saves a young woman from drowning. The daughter of a progressive Canadian politician, Abigail is here on official business, standing in for her father. Accompanied by Inspector Theodore Newton of the Metropolitan Police, she has travelled to Devonshire to inspect a captured shipment of firearms being guarded by the local police. That night, the woman she saved is murdered. Then the weapons are found to have disappeared. A man is arrested - but when Abigail befriends the brother of the accused, she and Newton believe a potentially tragic mistake has been made...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444829419

Published:

01-08-2016

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The Woodcutter

Author:

Reginald Hill

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Wolf Hadda's life has been a fairytale. As a Cumbrian woodcutter's son, he's happily married and risen to become a successful entrepreneur. A knock on the door one morning ends it all. Universally reviled, thrown into prison while protesting his innocence, abandoned by friends and family, Wolf retreats into silence. Years later, guided by prison psychiatrist Alva Ozigbo, he begins to talk, finally gets parole, and returns to his family home in Cumbria. However, mysteriously, in his youth he had disappeared from home and was known by his employers as the Woodcutter. Now the Woodcutter is back, looking for the truth - and revenge. Can Alva prevent this pursuit of vengeance which would take him to a place from where he could never return?

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Crime

ISBN:

9781444809756

Published:

01-02-2012

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Sandman

Author:

David Hodges

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When the body of missing London journalist Ellie Landy is found floating in the River Parrett, the local police at first assume they are dealing with an accidental drowning. But Detective Sergeant Kate Lewis, disobeying orders from the top, delves deeper - and soon discovers that there was nothing accidental about what happened to Ellie. Following the death of another young woman in suspicious circumstances, Kate finds herself drawn ever deeper into a nightmare world of murder, treachery and perversion - one which promises to deliver her up as its next victim...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444831900

Published:

01-03-2017

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Strawfoot

Author:

David Hodges

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Detective Sergeant Kate Lewis is plunged into a macabre murder investigation after a teenage girl - last seen leaving a party at the height of a local scarecrow festival - is found strangled and partially stripped in her own barn. Worse still, the gruesome crime is an exact copy of the 150-year-old murder of a peasant girl, alleged by superstitious locals to have been committed by a spectral scarecrow, nicknamed Strawfoot. As Kate and her colleagues desperately try to track down the copycat killer, it becomes apparent that he has no intention of stopping at just one murder - and furthermore, he has developed an unhealthy interest in Kate herself...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444827590

Published:

01-03-2016

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So Much Pretty

Author:

Cara Hoffman

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In Haeden, New York, nineteen-year-old Wendy White disappears, and the small town is shaken to its core. Then five months later, Wendy's tortured body is found in the nearby woods...and she has only been dead a matter of days. The police make little headway with the case. So when gifted young high school student Alice Piper happens to overhear something, she decides to take matters into her own hands. Meanwhile, local reporter Stacy Flynn is desperate for a big story and she knows that Wendy's case could be her big break. But, with little help from the local police, she's forced to investigate alone - and no one in the town is willing to talk about it...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444813012

Published:

01-11-2012

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1222

Author:

Anne Holt

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1222 metres above sea level, train 601 from Oslo careens off iced rails. Marooned in the mountains with the temperature plummeting, 269 passengers are forced to decamp to a mountain hotel. When dawn breaks one of them is found murdered. Retired police inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen is asked to investigate. But Hanne has no wish to get involved. Her pursuit of truth and justice has cost her the love of her life, her career and her mobility. Trapped in a wheelchair, trapped with a killer and by the storm outside. Then there are rumours about a secret cargo aboard train 601. For Hanne there are too many unanswered questions. What if the killer strikes again?

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Crime

ISBN:

9780753188071

Published:

01-04-2012

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Death Of The Demon

Author:

Anne Holt

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In an orphanage outside Oslo, a twelve-year-old boy named Olav is causing havoc - the institution's director sees sheer hatred in his eyes. But when she is found murdered late at night, stabbed in the neck - with Olav nowhere to be found - the case goes to Hanne Wilhelmsen, superintendent for the Oslo police. Hanne suspects that Olav witnessed the murder and fled, but this is one case where her instincts are leading her astray. Meanwhile, Olav makes his way to his mother's apartment, leading them on a chase that will upend all of their assumptions.

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9780753192887

Published:

01-04-2014

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Death Of The Demon

Author:

Anne Holt

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In an orphanage outside Oslo, twelve-year-old Olav is causing havoc. The institution's ageing director, Agnes Vestavik, sees sheer hatred in the boy's eyes. When Vestavik is found murdered at her desk, stabbed in the neck with a kitchen knife - with Olav nowhere to be found - the case goes to Hanne Wilhelmsen, recently promoted to superintendent in the Oslo police. Hanne suspects that Olav witnessed the murder and fled, and she orders an investigation of the orphanage staff. But this, however, is one case where her instincts are leading her astray. Meanwhile, Olav makes his way to his mother's apartment in central Oslo. When police finally catch up to him, he will lead them on a chase that will upend all of their assumptions.

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9780753192894

Published:

01-04-2015

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The Blind Goddess

Author:

Anne Holt

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A drug dealer is battered to death on the outskirts of Oslo. A young Dutch student, covered in blood, walks aimlessly through the streets of the city. He is taken into custody, but refuses to speak. Five days later a shady criminal lawyer called Hansa Larsen is murdered. The two deaths don't seem related, but Detective Inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen is unconvinced. Soon, she uncovers a link between the bodies: Larsen defended the drug dealer. But there are forces working against Hanne; the investigation will take her into the offices of the most powerful men in Norway - and even put her own life at risk...

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Crime

ISBN:

9780753191156

Published:

01-03-2014

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The Lion's Mouth

Author:

Anne Holt

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Less than six months after taking office, the Norwegian Prime Minister is found slumped across her desk, shot dead. But was it a politically motivated assassination, or personal revenge? The death shakes the country to its core. The hunt for the killer is complicated, intense and gruelling. Hanne Wilhelmsen must contain the scandal before a private tragedy becomes a public outrage, in what will become the most sensitive case of her career...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781785410659

Published:

01-07-2015

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The Lion's Mouth

Author:

Anne Holt

Synopsis:

Less than six months after taking office, the Norwegian Prime Minister is found slumped across her desk, shot dead. But was it a politically motivated assassination, or personal revenge? The death shakes the country to its core. The hunt for the killer is complicated, intense and gruelling. Hanne Wilhelmsen must contain the scandal before a private tragedy becomes a public outrage, in what will become the most sensitive case of her career...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781785410703

Published:

01-07-2016

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