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The Healer

Author:

Antti Tuomainen

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It's three days before Christmas, and Helsinki is battling remorseless flooding and disease. Social order is crumbling and private security firms have undermined the police force. Tapani Lehtinen, a struggling poet, is among the few still willing and able to live in the city. When his wife Johanna, a journalist, goes missing, he embarks on a frantic hunt for her. Johanna's disappearance seems to be connected to a story she was researching about a politically motivated serial killer known as 'The Healer'. Determined to find Johanna, Tapani's search leads him to uncover secrets from her past: secrets that connect her to the very murders she was investigating...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444820058

Published:

01-06-2014

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The Sacrifice

Author:

Mike Uden

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When private eye Pamela Andrews and her daughter, Anna, are chosen to investigate a high-profile case concerning the whereabouts of a missing girl, they wonder why. They're hardly household names and no one really expects them to succeed. Then the penny drops - they've just been cast as headline-grabbing eye-candy. With no help from the police and nothing much to work on, it soon becomes a daunting mission. Hunting down an abductor is one thing. Becoming the next victim is quite another...

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Soft Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444818611

Published:

01-02-2014

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The Dying Place

Author:

Luca Veste

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DI Murphy and DS Rossi discover the body of known troublemaker Dean Hughes, dumped on the steps of St Mary's Church in West Derby, Liverpool. His body is covered with the unmistakeable marks of torture. As they hunt for the killer, they discover a worrying pattern. Other teenagers, all young delinquents, have been disappearing without a trace. Who is clearing the streets of Liverpool? Where are the other missing boys being held? And can Murphy and Rossi find them before they meet the same fate as Dean?

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444825695

Published:

01-10-2015

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City Of Blood

Author:

M.D. Villiers

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Siphiwe, a nineteen-year-old orphan, is haunted by memories of the senseless death of his elder brother. When a woman selling mangoes is stabbed on the street in front of him, Siphiwe rushes to her aid, desperate to stop history repeating itself, but in so doing he unwittingly crosses the paths of two very dangerous men set on revenge and betrayal. As the violence on the streets intensifies, and the danger to those he loves most increases, Siphiwe soon has no choice but to seek help amongst criminals and police alike.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444822809

Published:

01-02-2015

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The Council Of Justice

Author:

Edgar Wallace

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There are crimes for which no punishment is adequate, offences that the written law cannot efface. Herein lies the justification for The Council of Justice - a meeting of great and passionless intellects. These men are indifferent to world opinion. They relentlessly wage their wits and cunning against powerful underworld organisations, against past masters of villainy and against minds equally astute. And to breakers of the unwritten laws they deal death...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444809602

Published:

01-01-2012

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The Just Men Of Cordova

Author:

Edgar Wallace

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The three friends - Poiccart, Manfred and Gonsalez - may be enjoying the Spanish city of Cordova with its Moorish influences, but they are still committed to employing their intellect and cunning to dispense justice. They consider that when justice is meted out for some crimes, the punishment is insufficient. Their belief is that there are some transgressions that the written law cannot redress. The Just Men are ruthless and will use their own methods. They will carry out their own verdicts - and deal death...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444810066

Published:

01-02-2012

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In A Dark, Dark Wood

Author:

Ruth Ware

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Nora is a reclusive crime writer, content with the routine of life in her apartment in London. She hasn't seen her friend Clare in years - not since Nora walked out of school one day and never went back. So she's surprised to receive an invitation to Clare's hen do. Perhaps it's a chance to reconnect with her best friend. But something goes terribly wrong in the eerie glass house deep in the English countryside... Then Nora wakes up with her head bandaged and a police guard outside her door. Are they there to protect her - or arrest her? Nora is scared. Scared because while she can remember the broken glass, the gun, the blood, she's not sure if she can bear the full truth of what happened...

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444827491

Published:

01-03-2016

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Blood Med

Author:

Jason Webster

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Spain is corrupt and on the brink of collapse. The king is ill, banks are closing, hospitals are in chaos, homes are lost, demonstrators riot and right-wing thugs patrol the streets. The tunnels below are at once a refuge and a source of anger. And as the blood flows, Camara roars in on his motorbike. He is back in Valencia, with his partner Alicia and his anarchist, marijuana-growing grandfather Hilario. In the old police headquarters, the mood is tense as the chief hunts for cuts - who will go, Camara or his friend Torres? The two men are flung into action investigating the suicide of an ex-bank clerk and the brutal murder of a young American woman. And as the city erupts around them, their case takes them into the heart of the trouble...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444823882

Published:

01-05-2015

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Jazz And Die

Author:

Stella Whitelaw

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Jordan Lacey, former policewoman turned private investigator, is in need of work. So when dishy DCI James offers her a new job - guarding Maddy, the teenage daughter of a famous jazz trumpeter, during a three-day music festival - she accepts immediately. But James is working on a cold case, and there are ominous similarities between the victim and Maddy - enough to convince Lacey that her charge is in real danger. Events escalate, and she must rely on her wits and expertise to keep Maddy safe - all whilst chasing down a killer...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444824759

Published:

01-07-2015

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Money Never Sleeps

Author:

Stella Whitelaw

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Fancy Jones, bestselling crime writer, has discovered that someone is trying to kill her... When she is invited to lecture at a writers' conference in the Derbyshire Dales, she leaps at the chance to leave London and hopefully escape the threat of her assassin. But events turn sour when a body is found floating in a lake at the conference venue, and bizarre things start happening to Fancy. Suspicion falls on the other delegates - but has her stalker followed her...?

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Soft Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444817874

Published:

01-12-2013

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All Through The Night

Author:

M.P. Wright

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"IT'S QUITE SIMPLE, MR ELLINGTON. WHEN YOU FIND FOWLER, JUST ASK WHERE WE CAN FIND THE TRUTH." With these words, private detective JT Ellington embarks on a seemingly simple case of tracking down a local GP with a dubious reputation and retrieving a set of stolen documents from him. For Ellington, however, things are rarely straightforward. Dr Fowler is hiding a terrible secret - and when he is gunned down outside a Bristol pub, his dying words send JT in pursuit of a truth more disturbing and deadly than he could possibly have imagined.

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781785413568

Published:

01-05-2017

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All Through The Night

Author:

M.P. Wright

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"IT'S QUITE SIMPLE, MR ELLINGTON. WHEN YOU FIND FOWLER, JUST ASK WHERE WE CAN FIND THE TRUTH." With these words, private detective JT Ellington embarks on a seemingly simple case of tracking down a local GP with a dubious reputation and retrieving a set of stolen documents from him. For Ellington, however, things are rarely straightforward. Dr Fowler is hiding a terrible secret - and when he is gunned down outside a Bristol pub, his dying words send JT in pursuit of a truth more disturbing and deadly than he could possibly have imagined.

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Soft Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781785413629

Published:

01-05-2018

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