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Rupture

Author:

Simon Lelic

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North London; in the depths of summer, teacher Samuel Szajkowski walks into a school assembly and opens fire. Three pupils and a teacher are shot dead before Samuel turns the gun on himself. As the only woman in her office at CID, Detective Inspector Lucia May is finding it difficult to be taken seriously. When she is assigned the school-murders case, she is expected to tie things up quickly. The incident is a tragedy that couldn't have been predicted and Szajkowski a psychopath beyond help. But as Lucia begins to piece together the testimonies of the teachers and childrean at the school, a much more complex picture of the months leading up to the incident begins to emerge...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9780753188231

Published:

01-04-2012

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Jack's Heir

Author:

Michael Litchfield

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A serial killer is stalking young women, seemingly at random. Despite the arbitrary nature of the heinous crimes, there is a template to the MODUS OPERANDI. Detective Chief Inspector Mike Lorenzo and his frustrated team are baffled by this phantom mutilator, until eagle-eyed ex-FBI profiler Tricia Lockwood identifies vital tell-tale clues that tie together in a wicked, coherent pattern. With time running out, the final piece in the intricate jigsaw appears to come from the grave. It seems in this fast-paced thriller that the dead do talk, and are willing to reveal their secrets...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444821840

Published:

01-11-2014

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The One A Month Man

Author:

Michael Litchfield

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Thirty years ago, Oxford was a city of fear for female students, terrorized by a killer dubbed 'The One-A-Month Man' due to the ritualistic regularity of his crimes. Advances in DNA profiling since the time of the murders have identified Richard Pope, son of a US senator and now a frontline CIA operative, as the killer - and survivor Tina Marlowe finds herself in danger once more... The bad but brilliant detective Mike Lorenzo, exiled from Scotland Yard, is assigned to trace Tina before she is tracked down by her lethal enemy - just the challenge he needs to redeem himself...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444817164

Published:

01-10-2013

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She Lies In Wait

Author:

Gytha Lodge

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444842210

Published:

01-09-2019

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Down Among The Dead Men

Author:

Peter Lovesey

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A nightmare discovery in the boot of a stolen BMW plunges car thief Danny Stapleton into the worst trouble of his life. What links his misfortune to the mysterious disappearance of an art teacher at a private school for girls in Chichester? Meanwhile, detective Peter Diamond finds himself in Sussex, much against his wishes. Orders from above push him into investigating a police corruption case in the Chichester force, and he soon finds himself reluctantly dealing with spirited schoolgirls, eccentric artists, and his formidable old colleague, Hen Mallin...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781785416330

Published:

01-12-2018

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Afterwards

Author:

Rosamund Lupton

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Black smoke stains a summer blue sky. A school is on fire. One mother, Grace, sees the smoke and runs. She knows her teenage daughter Jenny is inside. Grace races along the tree-lined driveway, which Jenny had walked down only a few hours earlier. She goes into the burning building to rescue her child. Afterwards Grace must find the identity of the arsonist and protect her family from the person who's still intent on destroying them. Afterwards she must confront the face of evil and discover the limitlessness of love.

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444809770

Published:

01-02-2012

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Death On The Marais

Author:

Adrian Magson

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France, 1963. Taken out of his home town as part of a nationwide "initiative", Inspector Lucas Rocco finds himself in the village of Poissons-les-Marais, Picardie - and answerable to his former army CO Francois Massin. On his first day he finds a murdered woman wearing a Gestapo uniform lying in a British military cemetery. When the body is removed from the mortuary before Rocco can finish his investigation, he traces the paperwork to the dead woman's father, industrialist Philippe Bayer-Berbier. Following an attempt on one villager's life and the disappearance of another, Rocco uncovers a series of connections with Berbier. He sets out to discover what has led to the woman's death and why Berbier will go to any lengths to stop his investigation.

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9780753188101

Published:

01-04-2011

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Death On The Marais

Author:

Adrian Magson

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France, 1963. Taken out of his home town as part of a nationwide "initiative", Inspector Lucas Rocco finds himself in the village of Poissons-les-Marais, Picardie - and answerable to his former army CO Francois Massin. On his first day he finds a murdered woman wearing a Gestapo uniform lying in a British military cemetery. When the body is removed from the mortuary before Rocco can finish his investigation, he traces the paperwork to the dead woman's father, industrialist Philippe Bayer-Berbier. Following an attempt on one villager's life and the disappearance of another, Rocco uncovers a series of connections with Berbier. He sets out to discover what has led to the woman's death...and why Berbier will go to any lengths to stop his investigation.

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9780753188118

Published:

01-04-2012

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Peroxide Homicide

Author:

Matthew Malekos

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When working a night shift at Manchester's inner-city morgue, forensic pathologist Karen Laos finds herself with the body of an unknown male, apparently murdered by a killer she had pursued six years before. Karen reunites with ageing policeman Detective Inspector James Roberts and together they must identify, locate and catch the killer taunting them both. With an appetite for ritualistic murder and an array of alarming and unusual methods, there is a real threat that this killer will elude their grasp and strike again, leaving only mutilated victims in his wake...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444818956

Published:

01-03-2014

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Snow Wasted

Author:

Matthew Malekos

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Forensic pathologist Dr Karen Laos is approached by the Ministry of Defence and dispatched as a civilian contractor to Cyprus. A soldier stationed on the island has been murdered, the crime bearing similarities to the killing of another serviceman the previous year. The Foreign Office insists on a British citizen performing the autopsy, whilst hoping that Laos's own Greek-Cypriot ancestry will placate the local police force. Against the beautiful backdrop of a Mediterranean summer, an undercurrent of vice and deceit simmers, and Laos must work against the odds to restore law and order.

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444826524

Published:

01-12-2015

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The Stroke Of Death

Author:

Jessica Mann

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Tamara Hoyland, formerly an undercover operative for government intelligence, has been a blameless wife, mother and archaeologist for nearly twenty years. Now her three sons have flown the nest, her husband is working abroad, her day job is about to fold, and death is on her mind - particularly when her father-in-law Gordon Hope passes on, and she is left to deal with the funeral arrangements. It was a natural death...wasn't it? But doubts arise when Gordon's oldest son Euan, a doctor experienced in the process of legal euthanasia, returns from America...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444832631

Published:

01-05-2017

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The Blackpool Highflyer

Author:

Andrew Martin

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Assigned to drive holidaymakers to the seaside resort of Blackpool in the hot summer of 1905, Jim Stringer is happy to have left behind the grime and danger of life in London. But his dreams of beer and pretty women are soon shattered - when his high-speed train meets a huge millstone on the line. In the months that follow, as he hunts for the saboteur, Jim is drawn into a beguiling but dangerous world of eccentrics, conmen and cowards. From ventriloquists to funfair salesmen, ticket clerks to dandies, everyone is a suspect...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781785411236

Published:

01-12-2015

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