Double Exposure (The Hardy Boys Casefiles, Book 22) by Franklin W. Dixon

By Franklin W. Dixon

A long-lost brother is often a mystery.

When Frank and Joe choose to meet their father's most recent touch all alone, they get greater than they bargained for. The younger detectives come face-to-face with their long-lost brother, Chris Hardy! yet a hail of bullets cuts their assembly short.

Suddenly Frank and Joe locate themselves trapped in a dangerous pass hearth among a brutal gang of spies and a high-tech computing device rip-off. Odds are their new brother is the triggerman -- aiming to wipe out an previous relations debt.

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White Jazz (L.A. Quartet, Book 4) by James Ellroy

By James Ellroy

Los Angeles, 1958. Killings, beatings, bribes, shakedowns--it's average strategy for Lieutenant Dave Klein, LAPD. He's a slumlord, a bagman, an enforcer--a energy in his personal small nook of hell. Then the Feds announce a full-out research into neighborhood police corruption, and every thing is going haywire.

Klein's been frolicked as bait, "a undesirable cop to attract the heat," and the heat's coming from both sides: from neighborhood politicians, from LAPD brass, from racketeers and drug kingpins--all of them hell-bent on preserving their very own secrets and techniques hidden. For Klein, "forty-two and occurring dead," it's dues time.

Klein tells his personal story--his voice clipped, sharp, frequently as brutal because the occasions he's describing--taking us with him on a trip via an international formed by way of colossal ambition, avarice, and perversion. It's a global he created, yet now he'll do whatever to get out of it alive.

Fierce, riveting, and honed to a razor side, White Jazz is crime fiction at its such a lot shattering.

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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Blue-Eyed Devil (Cole & Hitch) by Robert B. Parker

By Robert B. Parker

As soon as, Appaloosa legislation was once Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch. Now it's Amos Callico, a vindictive, power-hungry tin megastar with higher aims-and he might use Cole and Hitch on his aspect. This time the paid weapons aren't for lease, which makes Callico a truly vengeful guy. yet threatening Cole and Hitch ignites anything simply as dangerous.

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Headhunters by Jo Nesbø

By Jo Nesbø

With Headhunters, Jo Nesbø has crafted a humorous, darkish, and twisted caper tale priceless of Quentin Tarantino and the Coen brothers.

Roger Brown is a company headhunter, and he's a grasp of his occupation. yet one occupation easily can't aid his sumptuous way of life and his wife's fledgling artwork gallery. At an paintings starting one evening he meets Clas Greve, who's not just the best candidate for a massive CEO task, but in addition, probably, the reply to his monetary woes: Greve in order that occurs to say that he owns a invaluable Peter Paul Rubens portray that's been misplaced due to the fact international battle II—and Roger Brown simply so occurs to dabble in artwork robbery. but if he breaks into Greve's residence, he unearths greater than simply the portray. And Clas Greve may possibly grow to be the worst factor that's ever occurred to Roger Brown.

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False Allegations (Burke Series, Book 9) by Andrew Vachss

By Andrew Vachss

Burke--ex-con, mercenary, someday killer--makes his residing preying on New York's such a lot vicious predators and avenging their blameless sufferers. yet in Andrew Vachss's mercilessly suspenseful new novel, Burke unearths himself operating the opposite facet of the road, the place guilt and innocence are as disposable because the sheets in a occasions sq. hotel--and as dirty.

Burke's new enterprise is Kite, a fanatical crusader who focuses on debunking "false allegations of kid sexual abuse. Kite has a case that could be the true factor, yet wishes Burke to inform him whether it is. And if mere funds can't convince Burke to cooperate, Kite has lots of different incentives at his disposal--including a fanatical bodyguard with a style for corsets and brass knuckles. A journey consultant to hell written in icy prose, False Allegations is Vachss at his such a lot unnerving.

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Archie Meets Nero Wolfe: A Prequel (Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe by Robert Goldsborough

By Robert Goldsborough

To develop into a part of the Nero Wolfe legend, Archie Goodwin needs to end up his worth

Archie Goodwin involves big apple urban hoping for somewhat pleasure. In his 3rd week operating as an evening watchman, he stops burglars of their tracks—with a couple of scorching lead slugs. brushed off from his activity for being “trigger-happy,” he parlays his newfound notoriety right into a task as a detective’s assistant, aiding sincere sleuth Del Bascom remedy instances just like the Morningside Piano Heist, the Rive Gauche paintings Gallery Swindle, and the Sumner-Hayes housebreaking.

But it’s the abduction of Tommie Williamson, the son of a brand new York inn mogul, that introduces Goodwin to the fellow who will swap his life. Young Tommie has long gone lacking, and just one detective is equipped for the activity: Nero Wolfe, the heavyset genius of West Thirty-Fifth road. jointly they are going to shape probably the most not going crime struggling with duos in history—but first Goodwin needs to locate Tommie Williamson, and end up to Wolfe that he merits a spot through his part.

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Blood Test (Alex Delaware, Book 2) by Jonathan Kellerman

By Jonathan Kellerman

Dr. Alexander Delaware, a toddler psychologist in l. a., is named in to judge the case of a leukemia sufferer whose mom and dad are looking to stop chemotherapy. while the boy disappears from the sanatorium and his mom and dad are came across useless, the one leads are the boy's sensual older sister and a holistic-meditative cult known as The contact. Delaware's look for the kid takes him to a small city close to the Mexican border the place he eventually finds the darkish secrets and techniques saved by means of the boy's family members and the townspeople. He additionally uncovers medicines and staff intercourse within the commune and survives a number of harrowing makes an attempt on his lifestyles. (Particularly well-drawn is a failed assassination on the tale's finish, which has interesting mythic echoes.) As in his praised first novel, while THE BOUGH BREAKS, Kellerman attracts on his event as a scientific psychologist to counterpoint and develop his massive storytelling abilities. Imbued with a bright feel of position and that includes a robust aiding solid, together with Milo Sturgis, Delaware's burly homosexual detective pal, this moment experience issues fortunately towards an Alex Delaware sequence.

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Glassbilen Som Försvann (Dickens Detektivbyrå, Book 1) by Suzanne Mortensen

By Suzanne Mortensen

Privatdetektiv Clara Dickens kör sin gröna Morris Minor ända från London until Skåne med ett piano på biltaket och flyttkartonger i bagaget. Spårhunden Safir sitter bredvid och tittar ut genom rutan. De har löst mysterier åt kungligheter, kändisar och vanligt folks i hela världen. Nu väntar nya härliga äventyr!

Clara Dickens nyöppnade detektivbyrå i Åhus får en fin commence. Tvillingarna Svana och Svante tittar in på kontoret och tipsar om ett klurigt fall. Rudolf Rippels glassbil är spårlöst försvunnen. Jakten kan börja! Spår, suggestions och spaning leder fram until mysteriets oväntade lösning.

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Private detective Clara Dicks is riding their eco-friendly Morris Minor from London to Skåne with a piano at the automobile roof and relocating containers within the trunk. The bloodhound Safir is sitting subsequent to Clara and is asking out during the vehicle window. They're solved mysteries for royalty, celebrities and customary folks from worldwide. Now comes new interesting adventures!

Clara Dickens newly opened detective bureau in Åhus will get a pleasant begin. The twins Svana and Svante investigate the workplace and provides a tip of a tough case. Rudolf Rippels ice cream truck is lacking. the search starts off! Leads, information and surveillance bring about the unforeseen answer of the secret.

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The Devil in Amber (Lucifer Box, Book 2) by Mark Gatiss

By Mark Gatiss

The brilliant Lucifer field returns for one more around of lively, pun-heavy sleuthing during this devilishly decadent sequel to the acclaimed The Vesuvius Club.

Lucifer field — portraitist, dandy and extraordinarily solid undercover agent — is feeling his age. He's additionally greater than a bit nervous approximately an bold more youthful agent, Percy Flarge, who's snapping at his heels. Assigned to watch the actions of fascist chief Olympus Mons and his fanatical fans, or "Amber Shirts," in F.A.U.S.T. — The Fascist Anglo-United States Trinity (an acronym so tortuous it could possibly in simple terms be sinister) — in snowbound Nineteen Twenties ny, field reveals himself framed for a vicious, mysterious murder.

Using all of his local crafty, field escapes aboard a vessel certain for England armed with just a Broadway midget's suitcase and a string of unanswered questions: What lies hidden within the bleak Norfolk convent of St. Bede? what's "the lamb" that Olympus Mons searches for in his bid for international domination? And what has all this to do with a medieval prayer meant to summon the satan himself?

From the glittering sophistication of paintings Deco ny to the eerie Norfolk coast and the snowcapped peaks of Switzerland, The satan in Amber takes us on an exhilarating, scrumptious trip that pits Lucifer field opposed to the main deadly adversary of his profession: the Prince of Darkness himself.

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