Law and Order (Panther Books)
by G.F. Newman
The author's controversial series of novels about crime detection and punishment are contained in this omnibus edition. The series, shown on BBC TV, includes stories of villains, detectives and prisoners, as well as looking at the workings of the judicial system and the society which produces and condones it. G.F. Newman is the author of "The Guvnor" and "The Obsession".
By Its Cover (Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery, #23)
by Donna Leon
By Its Cover is the much anticipated twenty-third instalment in Donna Leon's bestselling crime series, where Commissario Brunetti is better than ever as he addresses questions of worth and value alongside his ever-faithful team of Ispettore Vianello and Signorina Elettra. When several valuable antiquarian books go missing from a prestigious library in the heart of Venice, Commissario Brunetti is immediately called to the scene. The staff suspect an American researcher has stolen them, but for B...
Tales: (Racconti 2014/2015)
by vito ditaranto
Vorresti vivere per sempre? In un mondo dove la magia e piu normale dell'aria antichi misteri stanno per essere sciolti quando i sogni sveleranno come la realta sia in bilico sull'orlo del precipizio, sospesa tra il cielo e l'abisso.Non sempre cio che sembra e! Gli amori sono spesso passionali, spesso ci fanno affrontare cose che mai e poi mai saremmo capaci di affrontare, ma alcune volte invece ci portano alla rovina. Ci sono tanti modi di amare e anche tanti di morire...Molti pensano che la m...
by Patrick Lennon
Tom Fletcher has left the police force, and it's cold outside. Working as a private investigator in Cambridge, Tom is dragged back into his own troubled family history by an enigmatic message from his missing father. Somehow, he seems to be connected to the disappearance and murder of a young law student, who was working in a hostess bar. As a massive storm tracks across Europe and begins to batter the low-lying fen country, so Tom's inquiries begin to spiral into ever deeper and darker conspi...
Last Best Friend (Atlantic Large Print Books) (British Library Classic Thrillers)
by George Sims
"The small man standing on the narrow ledge stared fixedly forward with eyes made wide and blank by terror." At 2pm on a Monday in 1966, Ned Balfour wakes in Corsica beside a beautiful woman. In the same instant, back in London, fellow art dealer and Dachau survivor Sam Weiss falls ten stories to his death. Ned refuses to believe that Sam's death was intentional, and his investigation thrusts him into the deceit and fraudulence of the art world, where he unmasks more than one respectable face. F...
Good Murder (William Power Mystery)
by Robert Gott
It's 1942, and war is raging in Europe and in the Pacific. The Japanese army is on Australia's doorstep, and the small coastal Queensland town of Maryborough is on full war footing. What they are not prepared for is the arrival in the town of a troupe of incompetent actors whose unjustifiably self-confident leader, William Power, is determined to bring his daring production of Titus Andronicus to the barbarians of rural Australia. Unfortunately for the Power Players, the only gift William Power...
Catalyst (Hotel St Kilda, #1)
by Michael Knaggs
When three brothers, the leaders of a brutal gang, are lured to an isolated street and shot dead by a mysterious stranger, the subsequent euphoria on the estate where they lived is picked up by the national press. Tom Brown, an MP for the Opposition Party, whose constituency includes the estate, seizes the opportunity to exploit the story. Having built a reputation as a champion of law and order, he leads the crusade to implement a New Justice Regime with several supporters in tow, including lo...
Free Fall (Elvis Cole and Joe Pike, #4) (Cole & Pike)
by Robert Crais
Elvis Cole is just a detective who can't say no, especially to a girl in a terrible fix. And Jennifer Sheridan qualifies. Her fiance, Mark Thurman, is a decorated LA cop with an elite plainclothes unit, but Jennifer is sure he's in trouble - the kind of serious trouble that only Cole can get him out of. Five minutes after his new client leaves the office, Cole and his partner, the enigmatic Joe Pike, are hip-deep in a deadly situation as they plummet into a world of South Central gangs, corrupt...
The Blue Ghost Mystery
by Harold Leland Goodwin
A shimmering ghost walks by night with his spectral henchmen in the shadow of an old deserted lead mine. Is it the phantom ghost of a Union captain killed so long ago in the days of the Civil War--or is it a fraud? At the urgent request of his sister Barby, Rick Brant and his sidekick Scotty fly down to the sleepy Virginia town from the Spindrift Scientific Foundation to see for themselves the eerie apparition at Old Mine Campground.
by Frederic Dumas, Denis Fouquet, and Claudia Grimaldi
The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare (100 Bestsellers) (Readitnow)
by G K Chesterton
The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare is a novel by G. K. Chesterton, first published in 1908. The book is sometimes referred to as a metaphysical thriller.In Edwardian era London, Gabriel Syme is recruited at Scotland Yard to a secret anti-anarchist police corps. Lucian Gregory, an anarchistic poet, lives in the suburb of Saffron Park. Syme meets him at a party and they debate the meaning of poetry. Gregory argues that revolt is the basis of poetry. Syme demurs, insisting that the essence of po...