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A Thief In The Night

Author:

E.W. Hornung

Synopsis:

In these stories of late Victorian England, Raffles is a gentleman thief, and with his friend, Bunny, commits daring burglaries. In THE CRIMINOLOGISTS' CLUB, students of crime invite Raffles and Bunny to dinner, ostensibly to discuss crime in sport. But with his usual insouciance, Raffles senses an opportunity for some amusement. Then, in A TRAP TO CATCH A CRACKSMAN, America's champion heavyweight boxer invents a trap to catch the cleverest cracksman and issues an irresistible challenge to Raffles. And in THE LAST WORD, a chance meeting, with an old and very dear friend, changes the whole course of Bunny's life...

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Soft Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444808599

Published:

01-10-2011

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Mr Justice Raffles

Author:

E.W. Hornung

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In Victorian England, Teddy Garland, a friend of gentleman thief Raffles, is in debt to Dan Levy - a vicious moneylender. Raffles and his good friend, Bunny, pay a visit to Levy and manage to pay Garland's debt back. When Levy asks Raffles to steal a letter - which is evidence in a court case pending against him - Raffles agrees, having his own agenda. However, Levy knows nothing of this and, ultimately, Raffles puts Levy into a position where he must choose between his love for his money and life itself...

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Soft Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444808889

Published:

01-11-2011

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The Black Mask

Author:

E.W. Hornung

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Gentleman thief A.J. Raffles and Bunny, his friend and accomplice, continue their adventures... In the story of NO SINECURE, Bunny, believing that Raffles is dead, prepares to face the world alone...until he answers an advertisement in the newspaper... Then, in TO CATCH A THIEF, a series of audacious jewel robberies are suffered by those in the smartest homes of London high society. For once, however, the cracksman is not A.J. Raffles. And, in AN OLD FLAME, Raffles is confronted by Jacques Saillard - a woman who happens to be a formidable combatant...

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Soft Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444808094

Published:

01-07-2011

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Magpie Murders

Author:

Anthony Horowitz

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Editor Susan Ryeland has worked with bestselling crime writer Alan Conway for years. Readers love his detective, Atticus Pund, a celebrated solver of crimes in the sleepy English villages of the 1950s. But Conway's latest tale of murder at Pye Hall is not quite what it seems. Yes, there are dead bodies and a host of intriguing suspects; but hidden in the pages of the manuscript lies another story: a tale written between the very words on the page, telling of real-life jealousy, greed, ruthless ambition and murder...

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444833546

Published:

01-08-2017

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Moriarty

Author:

Anthony Horowitz

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Days after Sherlock Holmes and his arch-enemy Moriarty fall to their doom at the Reichenbach Falls, Pinkerton agent Frederick Chase arrives in Europe from New York. The death of Moriarty has created a poisonous vacuum which has been swiftly filled by a fiendish new criminal mastermind who has risen to take his place. Ably assisted by Inspector Athelney Jones of Scotland Yard, a devoted student of Holmes's methods of investigation and deduction, Chase must forge a path through the darkest corners of the capital to shine a light on this shadowy figure - a man much feared but seldom seen; a man determined to engulf London in a tide of murder and menace.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444825626

Published:

01-10-2015

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Blood Money

Author:

Arlene Hunt

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Death and violence are all he's known, and Pavel Sunic vows to avenge his sister Ana's death when she pays the ultimate price to secure his release from a Bosnian prison. The bloody path he creates leads to Dublin... Meanwhile, John Quigley struggles to keep his PI business, QuicK, afloat. His partner Sarah Kenny is still missing. John takes on a case where the evidence points to suicide. Yet why did Rose Butler's daughter, a promising doctor and mother of two, choose to die alone in a shabby hotel room? Stretched beyond capacity between his case and his personal life, now Pavel Sunic threatens to bring the whole pack of cards crashing down. Blood Money: first do no harm, second, run for cover.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444807493

Published:

01-08-2011

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Happy Days

Author:

Graham Hurley

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Bazza Mackenzie, Pompey's top criminal, is now beyond reach of D/I Joe Faraday. Hungry for power and profile, Bazza decides to stand for Portsmouth North in the general election. And his campaign is taking the city by storm. But politics is an expensive business and so Bazza turns to ex-cop Paul Winter to call in a multi-million pound drug debt. Winter, though, is facing a nightmare of his own and knows that his time with Bazza has to end. At whatever cost. Enter D/S Jimmy Suttle, the young Major Crimes detective once partnered with Winter himself. Bringing Bazza to his knees, he believes, might just be possible. Three men. Three weeks of hard campaigning. And the darkest reckoning when the final votes are counted.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444814071

Published:

01-02-2013

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Sins Of The Father

Author:

Graham Hurley

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A rich elderly man, Rupert Moncrieff, is beaten to death in the silence of his West Country waterside mansion. His extended family are still living beneath his roof, each with their own motive for murder. And in this world of darkness and dysfunction are the artefacts and memories of atrocities in colonial Kenya that are returning to haunt them all... At the heart of the murder investigation is DS Jimmy Suttle who, along with his estranged wife Lizzie, is fighting his own demons after the abduction and death of their young daughter, Grace. Two deaths and two investigations. Two individuals tested to the limit, exploring the damage that human beings can inflict upon one another. Not simply in torture camps in the Kenyan bush, but much, much closer to home...

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444830682

Published:

01-12-2016

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The Order Of Things

Author:

Graham Hurley

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D/S Jimmy Suttle is called to the scene of a brutal murder in the picturesque Devon village of Lympstone. Harriet Reilly, a local GP, has been found disembowelled in the bedroom of her partner, climate scientist Alois Bentner, who has since disappeared. Meanwhile, Suttle's estranged wife Lizzie has abandoned Portsmouth, moved to Exeter and returned to journalism, hearing rumours of a local GP offering mercy killings to patients meeting certain criteria. The name of the GP is Harriet Reilly. So begin two investigations of the same crime: Operation Buzzard, with D/S Suttle at its heart; and Lizzie, piecing together her own version of the events that led to the death of the enigmatic GP.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444831016

Published:

01-01-2017

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Touching Distance

Author:

Graham Hurley

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After the collapse of his marriage, D/S Jimmy Suttle is plunged into a series of killings that will test him to the limit. Michael Corrigan has been shot through the head at the wheel of his car on a lonely moorland road. The only witness: his infant son, strapped into the rear child seat. Within days, two more killings, equally professional, and equally motiveless. Teasing some kind of investigative sense from this carnage is a very big ask, but pressure for an early arrest is growing by the day... Meanwhile, in the world of journalism, Suttle's estranged wife Lizzie finds herself within touching distance of the story that will make her name - but that story will lead her to the heart of Suttle's enquiry, and into mortal danger...

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444824551

Published:

01-07-2015

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Western Approaches

Author:

Graham Hurley

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Tired of struggling against the rising tide of crime in Portsmouth, D.S. Jimmy Suttle heads west with his wife, Lizzie, and young daughter. Soon he is investigating the murder of a long-distance rower in the small town of Exmouth. The man rowed in the same five-man boat as a man who, years before, dodged a murder charge when his wife went missing during a cross-Atlantic rowing challenge. There had been tensions between the two. Has a killer killed again? As the job takes over, Lizzie is increasingly unhappy about the move. And as his marriage frays at the edges and his investigation becomes mired, Suttle begins to feel the hills around their cottage crowding in - the wind over the moors above ever chillier, the waters ever greyer. He really has reached land's end...

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444820935

Published:

01-09-2014

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Beneath The Ashes

Author:

Jane Isaac

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THE FLOOR FELT HARD BENEATH HER FACE. NANCY OPENED HER EYES. BLINKED SEVERAL TIMES. A PAIN SEARED THROUGH HER HEAD. SHE COULD FEEL FLUID. NO. SHE WAS LYING IN FLUID. Nancy Faraday wakes up on the kitchen floor. The house has been broken into and her boyfriend is missing. Meanwhile, when a body is discovered in a burnt-out barn in the Warwickshire countryside, DI Will Jackman is called to investigate. As the case unravels, Jackman realises that nothing is quite as it appears - and everyone, it seems, has a secret. Can he discover the truth behind the body in the fire, and track down the killer, before Nancy becomes the next victim?

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444832822

Published:

01-06-2017

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