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It Was An Accident

Author:

Jeremy Cameron

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After four years of incarceration, Nicky Burkett is released onto the sunny streets of North London's most edgy area: Walthamstow. The guy wants to go straight. The beautiful Noreen Hurlock wants him to go straight - in fact, she vows she won't come near him if he doesn't. So he tries. But events and people conspire against him. The 'work' he is offered proves dodgy. He is attacked. His mates are attacked. Even running to Jamaica isn't enough to keep him out of trouble. The time has come for the fight back to begin...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444829723

Published:

01-09-2016

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Vinnie Got Blown Away

Author:

Jeremy Cameron

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A Walthamstow native, nineteen-year-old Nicky Burkett has been in and out of trouble his whole life. When he finds the body of his best mate, Vinnie, at the bottom of a tower block minus his feet, Nicky's code of conduct dictates that he exact an appropriate revenge. The problem is, he's seriously outgunned - it would seem that Vinnie crossed some deadly criminals who have decided to take over the drug trade in the area. So Nicky sets out to persuade his allies and acquaintances to join his vendetta. But things don't go according to plan...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444827583

Published:

01-03-2016

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The Dance Of The Seagull

Author:

Andrea Camilleri

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Inspector Montalbano is sitting on his porch at dawn, when a seagull falls from the sky, performing a strange dance, before lying down to die. Perplexed by what he has witnessed, the scene hangs over him like an omen. About to depart for a holiday, Montalbano makes a quick trip to the police station to tie up loose ends. But when his dear colleague Fazio is discovered missing - and it transpires that the policeman had been involved in his own secret investigations - Montalbano instead launches a desperate search for his lost friend, as time begins to run out...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9780753153956

Published:

01-07-2015

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The Treasure Hunt

Author:

Andrea Camilleri

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When a letter arrives containing a mysterious riddle, Inspector Montalbano becomes drawn into a perplexing treasure hunt set by an anonymous challenger. As the hunt intensifies, Montalbano is offered assistance from Arturo Pennisi, a young man eager to witness the detective's investigative skills first hand. Fending off meddling commissioners and his irate girlfriend, Livia, the inspector will follow the treasure hunt's clues and travel from Vigata's teeming streets to its deserted outskirts. But when a horrifying crime is committed, the game must surely be laid aside. And it isn't long before Montalbano himself will be in terrible danger...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9780753153970

Published:

01-10-2015

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Fall From Grace

Author:

Victor Canning

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John Corbin is an expert gardener, good-looking and charming, much indulged by ladies young and old. He's a rogue who believes that the world owes him a living. His weaknesses: women and money. He lands a job writing the history of the gardens of Illaton Manor, where his employer is the Bishop of Testerburgh. There, Corbin is able to take advantage of a cabin and extensive research facilities. And the circumstances enable him to seduce his beautiful co-worker, Rachel Harrison - and even convince himself of his love for her. But then along comes the chance to turn a dishonest buck...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444812794

Published:

01-10-2012

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Vanishing Point

Author:

Victor Canning

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Maurice Crillon is a brilliant French artist and art forger with a silver tongue and a silken touch with women. When his mother dies he learns that his father was an English baronet. His curiosity gets the better of him and he decides to meet his parent. But then he becomes entangled in an adventure in which he unwittingly becomes the quarry of the security services of two nations. Agents for the Mafia are also extremely interested in Crillon - and all of them are bent on recovering certain incriminating documents which have now fallen into his possession...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444812800

Published:

01-10-2012

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Saving Sophie

Author:

Sam Carrington

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When Karen Finch's seventeen-year-old daughter Sophie arrives home after a night out, drunk and accompanied by police officers, no one is smiling the morning after. But Sophie remembers nothing about how she got into such a state. Twelve hours later, Sophie's friend Amy has still not returned home. Then the body of a young woman is found. Karen is sure that Sophie knows more than she is letting on. But Karen has her own demons to fight. She struggles to go beyond her own door without a panic attack. As she becomes convinced that Sophie is not only involved but also in danger, Karen must confront her own anxieties to stop whoever killed one young girl moving on to another - Sophie.

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444834604

Published:

01-11-2017

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A Brush With Death

Author:

Ali Carter

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ONE CHEEKY WINK AND LORD GREENGRASS WAS FLAT OUT ON THE GROUND, DELIRIOUSLY GASPING FOR LIFE, HIS EYES FLICKERING WITH A SPARKLE OF HOPE THAT THE SHADOW ON THE WALL HAD COME TO HELP... In the village of Spire, murder is afoot. Rich landowner Alexander, 9th Earl of Greengrass, is caught with his trousers down in the village graveyard before meeting a gruesome end. Luckily, Susie Mahl happens to be on hand. With her artist's eye for detail and her curious nature, she is soon on the scent of the murderer...

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444839913

Published:

01-02-2019

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An Unholy Mess

Author:

Joyce Cato

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In the small Cotswold village of Heyford Bassett, vicar's wife Monica Noble throws a party for the new residents. The guests include Margaret and her philandering husband Sean; Vera, a celebrity chef; Maurice, a retired Oxford Don with a secret; and Paul, the owner of a chain of gyms. Then a shotgun blast heralds the discovery of Margaret's body, terrifying the community on whom suspicion falls. Who is to blame? Margaret's husband? Monica's daughter Carol-Ann, accused of stealing from the deceased? To save her daughter and solve the crime, Monica swings into action with the police...

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Soft Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444827958

Published:

01-04-2016

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Deadly Stuff

Author:

Joyce Cato

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Travelling cook Jenny Starling is keen to begin her temporary summer job at an Oxford college - but had expected her first foray into academic conference catering to involve slightly more illustrious clients than the Greater Ribble Valley & Jessop Taxidermy Society! And she hadn't expected murder to be on the menu... When an unpopular member of the Society is found stabbed to death, Jenny is persuaded by the college bursar to assist the police in solving the case. And, as if she hadn't enough to deal with between conducting investigations whilst keeping everyone deliciously fed, she must also contend with the antics of an escape-artist chameleon named Norman...

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Soft Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444825428

Published:

01-09-2015

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Babylon

Author:

Camilla Ceder

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A flat in Gothenburg holds a nasty surprise for Inspector Christian Tell. Anne-Marie Karpov, respected academic, lies murdered alongside a much younger man. The dead man is Henrik, her student and lover. The obvious suspect is Rebecca, Henrik's partner. Rebecca's volatile behaviour has brought her to the attention of the police before. But when Rebecca's flat is burgled, and strange artefacts are found among Henrik's things, Tell must cast the net wider. As the mystery takes Tell from the icy streets of Gothenburg to the alleyways of historic Istanbul, the troubled detective and his team will be tested to the very limit of their powers...

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9780753191880

Published:

01-08-2013

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Babylon

Author:

Camilla Ceder

Synopsis:

A flat in Gothenburg holds a nasty surprise for Inspector Christian Tell. Anne-Marie Karpov, respected academic, lies murdered alongside a much younger man. The dead man is Henrik, her student and lover. The obvious suspect is Rebecca, Henrik's partner. Rebecca's volatile behaviour has brought her to the attention of the police before. But when Rebecca's flat is burgled, and strange artefacts are found among Henrik's things, Tell must cast the net wider. As the mystery takes Tell from the icy streets of Gothenburg to the alleyways of historic Istanbul, the troubled detective and his team will be tested to the very limit of their powers...

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Soft Cover

Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9780753191897

Published:

01-07-2014

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