Category: Crime
The Agatha Christie Read-Along!

About the republication of Agatha Christie by Harper:   HarperCollins is proud to now be Agatha Christie’s global publisher and will be reissuing all of her books in beautiful trade paperback editions. These wonderful authentic editionsare exactly as Christie wrote them using the original UK texts. Read all of the Christie mysteries including the Hercule Poirot Mysteries, the Miss Marple [...]

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The Twisted Thread by Charlotte Bacon

  When beautiful but aloof Claire Harkness is found dead in her dorm room one spring morning, prestigious Armitage Academy is shaken to its core. Everyone connected to school, and to Claire, finds their lives upended, from the local police detective who has a personal history with the academy, to the various faculty and staff whose lives are immersed in [...]

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Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead by Sara Gran

  Claire DeWitt is not your average private investigator. She has brilliant deductive skills and is an ace at discovering evidence. But Claire also uses her dreams, omens, and mind-expanding herbs to help her solve mysteries, and relies on Détection — the only book published by the late, great, and mysterious French detective Jacques Silette. The tattooed, pot-smoking Claire has [...]

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Hitler in the Crosshairs: A GI’s Story of Courage and Faith by Maurice Possley Giveaway!

A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist teams up with a university scholar in this compelling, untold historical tale of a young man’s courage at a critical time in United States history, and the saga of a dictator’s pistol that continues today.The time is World War II. Young soldier Ira ‘Teen’ Palm and his men burst into a Munich apartment, hoping to capture [...]

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The Girl Who Disappeared Twice by Andrea Kane

If she’d only turned her head, she would have seen the car containing her daughter, struggling to escape her kidnapper. Despite years determining the fates of families, family court judge Hope Willis couldn’t save her own. Now she’s grasping at any hope for Krissy’s rescue. She calls Casey Woods and her team of investigators, Forensic Instincts. A behaviorist. A techno-wizard. [...]

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The Survivor by Sean Slater

Columbine. Dunblane. Virginia Tech. Winnenden. But Saint Patrick’s High?   In his first hour back from a six-month leave of absence, Detective Jacob Striker’s day quickly turns into a nightmare. He is barely on scene five minutes at his daughter’s high school when he encounters an Active Shooter situation. Three men wearing hockey masks – Black, White, and Red – [...]

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Afraid of the Dark by James Grippando

Then: Sergeant Vince Paulo held his best friend’s daughter, McKenna, bleeding in his arms as she uttered the name of her murderer and ex-boyfriend, Jamal. That was minutes before a blast made everything go black for Vince—forever. Now: Miami criminal defense lawyer Jack Swyteck has been called in to save Jamal from the death penalty for terrorist activity. Despite urgent [...]

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You Believers by Jane Bradley

You Believers is a powerful, cathartic story of casual evil and of how the worst things can be faced so that we might not only survive, but grow. A young woman goes missing, and her mother uproots her life to find her daughter. But it is not just the heartbreak or the deep mystery of the hunt for lost loved [...]

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The Undertaker by William F. Brown

If you like suspense, action and are into conspiracy theories, I recommend this book. The story line was the first thing to grab me. Here is a man who lost his wife and everything he stood for and now someone is not only using his name but his dead wife’s name to bury mysterious people. Not once, but several times! [...]

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Mr. Monster by Dan Wells

Excellent sequel. The first one had me hooked this one cemented new found love for Dan Wells. I really enjoy his writing and topic matter. A young man obsessed with serial killers who finds himself again in the middle of a small town killer and his investigation. What I enjoyed about this book was really understanding how this character (John [...]

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Bad Intentions by Kim Fossum

About the Book: Early one September, three friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin by Dead Water Lake. With only a pale moon to light their way, they row across the water in the middle of the night. But only two of them return, and they make a pact not to call for help until the following morning. Inspector [...]

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