Don't Look Twice by Andrew Gross

By Andrew Gross

A drive-by taking pictures rocks an prosperous suburb, leaving an blameless guy useless. A witness to the madness—along together with his terrified teenaged daughter—Detective Ty Hauck launches an research into what appears like a vicious case of relations retribution. yet Annie Fletcher, the landlord of a hip café who is trying to rebuild her lifestyles, observed anything that doesn't healthy the bloody situation. And actually a meeting hurricane of secrets and techniques and corruption that may tear in the course of the mansions of the town's such a lot powerful—ravaging a kinfolk . . . and pitting Hauck opposed to his personal brother.

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Murders in the United States: Crimes, Killers and Victims of by R. Barri Flowers, H. Loraine Flowers

By R. Barri Flowers, H. Loraine Flowers

From the assassination of President William McKinley on September 6, 1901, to the mass killing at Columbine highschool on April 20, 1999, the 20 th century observed many murderous occasions which are tricky to think about yet became part of the nationwide history.

This reference ebook is split into 3 components. half One, prepared chronologically, info fifty three of the main recognized homicide circumstances of the twentieth century within the usa. partially , over three hundred entries (alphabetically prepared via felony) offer descriptions of crimes and are subdivided into male, girl, and juvenile murderers; pair and crew murderers; hate crime murderers; and college killings. half 3 positive factors crime occasions on the topic of over forty chosen sufferers. move references consultant the reader to more information. An index is integrated.

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Un crime en Hollande (Inspector Maigret, Book 8) by Georges Simenon

By Georges Simenon

185pages. poche. Poche. Commentaire: Quand Maigret arriva à Delfzijl, un après-midi de mai, il n'avait sur l'affaire qui l'appelait dans cette petite ville plantée à l'extrême nord de los angeles Hollande que des notions élémentaires. Un sure Jean Duclos, professeur à l'université de Nancy, faisait une tournée de conférences dans les can pay du Nord. À Delfzijl, il était l'hôte d'un professeur à l'École navale, M. Popinga. Or, M. Popinga était assassiné et, si l'on n'accusait pas formellement le professeur français, on le priait néanmoins de ne pas quitter los angeles ville et de se tenir à los angeles disposition des autorités néerlandaises. resource: Pocket

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The Dogs of Rome: A Commissario Alec Blume Novel by Conor Fitzgerald

By Conor Fitzgerald

An engrossing novel of homicide, geared up crime, and politics in modern Italy—the first in a sequence of Italian crime novels by way of a promising new author. On a scorching summer time morning, Arturo Clemente is sloppily murdered in his Roman condo via a mysterious slasher. although the homicide seems amateurish, even random, Clemente isn't any usual sufferer. An animal rights activist campaigning opposed to dogfighting, he's married to a admired flesh presser and dozing with Manuela Fusco, the daughter of a deadly crime boss. Police inspector Alec Blume has a favourite suspect, however the research is already being manipulated through either the Senate and the Fusco crime ring. because the info of the case proceed to trickle out, Blume quickly realizes he's being watched from on high—and that fixing this crime could be the least of his concerns. indignant, sleep-deprived, and uncertain who to belief, Blume is wasting regulate of his research. because the mob tightens its grip at the urban, and with the killer nonetheless at huge, Blume’s fight for justice may cost a little extra blameless lives. during this riveting debut novel, we're brought to Blume, an American expatriate and professional police veteran. clever but occasionally petulant, instinctive but incorrect, Blume is a likable and reliable protagonist for this primary installment of a gritty and promising sequence.

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Day of the Guns (Tiger Mann, Book 1) by Mickey Spillane

By Mickey Spillane

Tiger Mann is a veteran of the second one international struggle, having battled the Nazis and their collaborators in Europe. The warfare has been over for it slow and now he's struggling with the communists and the folk he perspectives as their collaborators. Mann is uncompromising with humans on each side of the struggle, in lots of methods he reserves his maximum contempt for the "pinkos", those that don't give some thought to communism that undesirable or that a lot of a threat.

Tiger additionally has a few severe emotional luggage left over from the battle, the place his nice love grew to become out to be a ruthless Nazi collaborator that attempted to kill him. Her identify was once Rondine and now he thinks she has again from the lifeless in one other guise after large cosmetic surgery.

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The Inheritor's Powder: A Tale of Arsenic, Murder, and the by Sandra Hempel

By Sandra Hempel

“Fascinating . . . one in all history’s most crucial poisons—and most vital murders.”—Deborah Blum, writer of The Poisoner’s Handbook

In the 1st 1/2 the 19th century, a virus swept Europe: arsenic poisoning. on hand at any nook store for a couple of pence, arsenic used to be so usually utilized by strength beneficiaries of wills that it was once nicknamed “the inheritor’s powder.” however it used to be tough to end up sufferer have been poisoned, not to mention to spot the tainted nutrition or drink on the grounds that arsenic used to be tasteless.

Then got here a riveting case. at the morning of Saturday, November 2, 1833, the Bodle family sat right down to their morning breakfast. That night, the neighborhood healthcare professional John Butler bought an pressing summons: the relatives and their servants had collapsed and have been heavily sick. 3 days later, after lingering in suffering, prosperous George Bodle died in his mattress at his farmhouse in Plumstead, forsaking a number of heirs, together with a son and grandson—both of whom weren't at the better of phrases with the family members patriarch.

The research, which won foreign realization, introduced jointly a colourful solid of characters: bickering kin; a drunken, bumbling policeman; and James Marsh, an unknown yet incredible chemist who, assigned the Bodle case, tried to create a attempt that may appropriately pinpoint the presence of arsenic. In doing so, even though, he might reason as many difficulties as he solved. have been blameless women and men now going to the gallows? And might George Bodle’s killer be found?

Incisive and wryly unique, technological know-how author Sandra Hempel brings to existence a gripping tale of household infighting, wayward police habit, a slice of Victorian background, tales of poisonings, and an unforgettable foray into the origins of forensic technology.

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No-Body Homicide Cases: A Practical Guide to Investigating, by Thomas A. DiBiase

By Thomas A. DiBiase

How do you turn out anyone is to blame of homicide if there isn't any physique? This functional advisor for police and prosecutors presents an expansive examine either the historical past of no-body homicide circumstances and the easiest tips on how to resolve them and current the case in court docket. the writer takes readers step-by-step throughout the first days of the murder research even though the top of the trial. The publication is a vital source for all investigators and a roadmap to a conviction for prosecutors.

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Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder by Steven Levingston

By Steven Levingston

A scrumptious account of a homicide such a lot gallic--think CSI Paris meets Georges Simenon--whose lurid blend of intercourse, brutality, forensics, and hypnotism riveted first a country after which the world.

Little Demon within the urban of sunshine is the thrilling--and so splendidly French--story of a ugly 1889 homicide of a lascivious court docket authentic by the hands of a ruthless con guy and his pliant mistress and the foreign manhunt, sensational trial, and an inquiry into the bounds of hypnotic energy that ensued.

In France on the finish of the 19th century an outstanding debate raged over the query of no matter if somebody will be hypnotically pressured to dedicate a criminal offense in violation of his or her ethical convictions. while Toussaint-Augustin Gouffé entered three, rue Tronson du Coudray, he anticipated not anything yet a pleasant assignation with the comely younger Gabrielle Bompard. as a substitute, he used to be murdered--hanged!--by her and her better half Michel Eyraud. The physique was once then crammed in a trunk and dumped on a riverbank close to Lyon.

As the inquiry into the guilt or innocence of the girl the French tabloids dubbed the "Little Demon" escalated, the main revered minds in France debated no matter if Gabrielle Bompard was once the pawn of her enchanting lover or just a coldly calculating murderess. And, on the burning middle of all of it: might hypnosis strength humans to devote crimes opposed to their will?

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