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Fever City by Tim Baker

Published 19 January 2016

Adult

Fever City, this year's hottest thriller - shortlisted for the John Creasey New Blood Dagger '[a] superb debut novel. A direct hit.' Spectator 'A blistering debut of great ambition and scope, realised with the skill of an old pro.' Eva Dolan, author of Long Way Home 'An inventive take on the great American conspiracy theory.' The Times, Crime Club 'Mighty impressive ... Baker has the audacity to revisit the web of conspiracies surrounding the JFK assassination ... considering the subject mat...


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Beneath the Earth by K L Dempsey

Published 6 October 2020

Adult


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Our Lady of the Ice by Cassandra Rose Clarke

Published 27 October 2015

Adult

The Yiddish Policeman's Union meets The Windup Girl when a female PI goes up against a ruthless gangster-just as both humans and robots agitate for independence in an Argentinian colony in Antarctica. In Argentine Antarctica, Eliana Gomez is the only female PI in Hope City-a domed colony dependent on electricity (and maintenance robots) for heat, light, and survival in the icy deserts of the continent. At the center is an old amusement park-now home only to the androids once programmed to enter...



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Once a hard-case gangbanger, famous philanthropist Father Santiago is being pressured to aid his former gang or have his crimes exposed. He can't go to the cops, but he can go to his old friend-burned covert operative Michael Westen.



Cover of C Auguste Dupin Collection: the Murders in the Rue Morgue, the Mystery of Marie Roget and the Purloined Letter

Decades before the British super-sleuth Sherlock Holmes appeared on the scene, American author Edgar Allan Poe created the first detective story in a remarkable trilogy of short stories featuring genius French criminologist C. Auguste Dupin. The Murders in the Rue Morgue and its sequel The Mystery of Marie Roget represent the beginning of crime fiction and each story has been hailed as a masterpiece. In 'Morgue' the Parisian detective investigates the savage murder of a mother and daughter. In t...




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Dashiell Hammett virtually invented the hardboiled crime novel, and his creation the Continental Op is a short, squat, and utterly unsentimental tank of a private detective. Miss Gabrielle Dain Leggett is young, wealthy, and a devotee of morphine and religious cults. She has an unfortunate effect on the people around her: they have a habit of dying violently. Is Gabrielle the victim of a family curse? Or is the truth about her weirder and infinitely more dangerous? The Dain Curse is one of the C...



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For Money or Mayhem by Nathan Everett

Published 16 August 2012

Adult






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As friends, the boisterous and brash American Beryl couldn't be less alike than the prim and proper British Edwina. But as sleuths in an England recovering from the Great War, they're the perfect match. 1920: Flying in the face of convention, legendary American adventuress Beryl Helliwell never fails to surprise and shock. The last thing her adoring public would expect is that she craves some peace and quiet. The humdrum hamlet of Walmsley Parva in the English countryside seems just the ticket....


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Stella Kendrick is an all-American heiress who can’t be tamed. But when the lively aspiring equine trainer tangles with British aristocracy, she meets her match—and a murderer . . .   Spring, 1905:  Free-spirited like the Thoroughbreds she rides across the Kentucky countryside, Stella takes adventure by the reins when she’s asked to attend a mysterious wedding in rural England. But once she arrives at the lush Morrington Hall estate, her cold and ambitious father confesses that he won’t only g...