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Rat Race

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By Dick Francis

Matt Shore is a alternative pilot assigned to fly 4 racing buffs to the song. they are anxious, yet Matt's now not. that's, until eventually he manages an emergency touchdown mins ahead of the airplane explodes. Matt does not imagine the rest can probably get it wrong. Then he reveals himself stuck up in a rat race of possibility that places him at the improper facet of the odds....

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Eiland (Van In, Book 30)

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By Pieter Aspe

Een eilandje voor de Bretonse kust: twee eilandbewoners die met elkaar in gesprek zijn: ‘Heb jij Pierre vandaag al gezien? Nee? Merkwaardig. We zien hem toch elke ochtend op dit tijdstip.’ Pierre is een Bruggeling die zijn vaderland ruim tien jaar geleden verruilde voor de rust en de ongereptheid van de Bretonse kust. Enkele uren later in Brugge. Op de plek van het voormalige klooster van de Arme Klaren, nu een soort verscholen enclave van een twintigtal aantrekkelijke stadswoningen, zijn vier bewoners druk in gesprek gewikkeld nadat het lijk gevonden is van de guy die de Pierre uit de openingsscène blijkt te zijn. Pieter Van In arriveert snel ter plaatse en ontdekt tot zijn genoegen een stukje Brugge dat hij niet kende. Bij de ondervraging van de bewoners stelt Van In monstrous dat ze allemaal erg aan hun privateness vasthouden. Het lijkt wel alsof ze collectief iets te verbergen hebben. Is de serene stilte van de web site slechts schijn? Wat is de band tussen de vier bewoners die de moord becommentariëren? Delen zij meer met elkaar dan hun poetsvrouw? Pieter Van In ontdekt in het verleden van elk van de bewoners elementen die het daglicht niet verdragen.

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The Road to Hell: An Alice Rice Mystery: Book 5

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By Gillian Galbraith

While the physique of a half-clothed lady is stumbled on in an Edinburgh park, a homicide research is introduced. The sufferer has no longer been pronounced lacking and there are few clues to her id. quickly after, the bare corpse of a renowned clergyman is located, additionally in a park. DS Alice Rice wonders if a similar killer is at paintings, and if that is so, what's the connection among the it appears motiveless assaults? the line to Hell, the fourth within the sequence, takes the policewoman to new own depths and alongside a path that ends up in a few of Edinburgh's darkest and scariest corners. compliment for the Alice Rice secret sequence: 'The new Rebus' - Sunday show 'Chilling realism' - Edinburgh night information 'Red herrings, lies and cul-de-sacs interlink to create an relaxing learn and a clumsy puzzle to unravel' - The Dorothy L. Sayers Society 'Vivid and intriguing . . . now not a lifeless web page from begin to end' - Alexander McCall Smith 'From its bloodstained starting . . . a compelling learn. Gritty and captivating in flip' - Scottish box

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The Hollow Man: A Novel (Detective Nick Belsey Series)

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By Oliver Harris

“A twisting spiral of lies and corruption, a pitch-perfect portrait of latest London, and a beguiling bastard of a hero—what a recipe for a very good read.”
—Val McDermid, writer of The Mermaids Singing

Describing London police detective Nick Belsey, hero of The hole Man, an enthrallingly unique mystery from British crime novelist Oliver Harris—the Daily Mail declared, “He’s obtained to be London’s coolest cop.” Crime fiction lovers are absolute to agree, in particular these addicted to the novels of Ian Rankin, Peter Robinson, Mark Billingham, and Jo Nesbø. the 1st e-book in a sequence of stressful and twisting police procedurals, The hole Man begins with Belsey at all-time low, after which embroils him in a brazen id robbery rip-off and attainable homicide which may depart him both filthy rich or useless. It’s time to find Oliver Harris, a brand new grasp of noir who’s destined to be an immense guy on the scene of the crime.

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XO: A Kathryn Dance Novel (Kathryn Dance Novels)

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From the overseas no 1 bestselling author—a sensational mystery within which a gorgeous younger big name is stalked by way of an obsessive fan who thinks her vast hit music used to be written only for him.

Kayleigh Towne’s tune profession is simply achieving new heights along with her large hit unmarried “Your Shadow”—but elevated repute is usually bringing undesirable consciousness. An blameless trade with one in all her enthusiasts, signed with an “XO,” leads Kayleigh into the harmful and terrifying realm of obsession.

Edwin Sharp thinks Kayleigh’s songs comprise messages that talk on to him. regardless of her transparent rejection and threats from legal professionals and legislation enforcers, he continues to be confident that “Your Shadow” used to be written only for him, and he broadcasts he’s coming for Kayleigh. Then a probably deadly coincidence happens on the live performance corridor the place Kayleigh is rehearsing for a successful place of origin functionality, and he or she is confident that someone—maybe Edwin—was there observing her from the darkness.

Speeding alongside over simply 3 brief days, this nail-biting mystery is stuffed with terrifying twists that might carry readers in rapt suspense till the ultimate surprising revelation.

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Purgatory: A Prison Diary Volume 2

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By Jeffrey Archer

On August nine, 2001, 22 days after Archer--now often called Prisoner FF8282--was sentenced to 4 years in criminal for perjury, he used to be transferred from a greatest protection legal in London to HMP Wayland, a medium defense felony in Norfolk. For the subsequent sixty seven days, as he waited to be reclassified for an "open," minimal protection legal, he encountered not just the day-by-day degradations of a dangerously overstretched criminal process but additionally the spirit and braveness of his fellow inmates.
Purgatory: a jail Diary, quantity 2, is Archer's frank, surprising, occasionally funny, occasionally frightening account of these sixty seven days.

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The Crossing (A Harry Bosch Novel)

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Harry Bosch crosses the road to crew up with Lincoln legal professional Mickey Haller within the new mystery from no 1 New York Times bestselling writer Michael Connelly.
Detective Harry Bosch has retired from the LAPD, yet his half-brother, protection legal professional Mickey Haller, wishes his support. a girl has been brutally murdered in her mattress and all facts issues to Haller's customer, a former gang member grew to become family members guy. although the homicide rap turns out ironclad, Mickey is certain it is a setup.

Though it is going opposed to all his instincts, Bosch reluctantly takes the case. The prosecution's dossier simply has too many holes and he has to determine for himself: if Haller's buyer did not do it, then who did? With the mystery support of his former LAPD associate Lucy Soto, Harry begins digging. quickly his research leads him contained in the police division, the place he realizes that the killer he is been monitoring has additionally been monitoring him.

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Days of Rage: America's Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence

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By Bryan Burrough

From the bestselling writer of Public Enemies and The gigantic Rich, an explosive account of the decade-long conflict among the FBI and the homegrown progressive pursuits of the 1970s
 
The Weathermen. The Symbionese Liberation Army. The FALN. The Black Liberation Army. The names look old fashioned now, whilst now not forgotten altogether. yet there has been a time in America, throughout the Nineteen Seventies, whilst bombings by way of household underground teams have been an everyday incidence. The FBI combated those and different teams as nodes in a single innovative underground, devoted to the violent overthrow of the yank government.
 
In Days of Rage, Bryan Burrough re-creates an atmosphere that turns out nearly unimaginable simply 40 years later, conjuring a time of native-born radicals, most of them “nice middle-class kids,” smuggling bombs into skyscrapers and detonating them inside the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol, at a Boston courthouse and a Wall road eating place packed with lunchtime diners. The FBI’s fevered reaction integrated the formation of a mystery activity strength known as Squad forty seven, devoted to searching the teams down and rolling them up. yet Squad forty seven itself broke many legislation in its makes an attempt to carry the revolutionaries to justice, and its efforts eventually led to fiasco.
 
Drawing on revelatory interviews with contributors of the underground and the FBI who speak approximately their reports for the 1st time, Days of Rage is a captivating booklet that takes us into the hearts and minds of homegrown terrorists and federal brokers alike and weaves their tales right into a spellbinding secret history of the 1970s.

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The Dancer at the Gai-Moulin (Inspector Maigret)

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By Georges Simenon

The town of Simenon's adolescence involves existence during this new translation of this nerve-racking novel set in Liège, booklet ten within the new Penguin Maigret series.

In the darkness, the most room is as mammoth as a cathedral. an exceptional empty house. a few heat remains to be seeps from the radiators. Delfosse moves a fit. They cease a second to capture their breath, and figure out how a ways they've got nonetheless to head. And by surprise the fit falls to the floor, as Delfosse provides a pointy cry and rushes again in the direction of the washroom door. at nighttime, he loses his approach, returns and bumps into Chabot.

Maigret observes from a distance as boys are accused of killing a wealthy foreigner in Liège. Their loyalty, which binds them jointly via their adventures, is placed to the attempt, and possible inappropriate social alterations threaten their friendship and their freedom.

Penguin is publishing the whole sequence of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been released in a prior translation as Maigret on the "Gai-Moulin".

'Compelling, remorseless, brilliant.' - John Gray

'One of the maximum writers of the 20th century . . . Simenon used to be unmatched at making us glance within, although the facility was once masked via his brilliance at soaking up us obsessively in his stories.' - The Guardian

'A best author . . . unforgettable vividness.' - The self reliant

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2nd Chance (Women's Murder Club)

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By James Patterson

2nd Chance reconvenes the Women's homicide membership, 4 buddies (a detective, a reporter, an assistant district legal professional, and a health worker) who used their networking talents, female instinct, wiles to resolve a baffling sequence of murders in 1st to Die. This time, the murders of 2 African american citizens, a bit lady and an outdated lady, undergo the entire indicators of a serial killer for Lindsay Boxer, newly promoted to lieutenant of San Francisco's murder squad. yet there is a strange aspect she reveals much more anxious: either sufferers have been with regards to urban police officers. an emblem glimpsed at either homicide scenes results in a racist hate staff, however the taunting killer moves time and again, leaving planned clues and eluding the police ever extra cleverly. meanwhile, all the girls has a private stake at risk--and the killer is aware who they're.

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