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Calling Out For You by Karin Fossum

By Karin Fossum

Inspector Sejer is at the path of a violent killer in small-town Norway during this gripping mystery from acclaimed crime author Karin Fossum.
Gunder Jomann, a quiet, middle-aged guy from a relaxed Norwegian neighborhood, thinks his existence has been made whole while he returns from a visit to India a married guy. yet at the day his Indian bride is because of sign up for him, he's referred to as to the medical institution to his sister's bedside. The neighborhood taxi driving force despatched as an alternative to fulfill the bride on the airport returns with out her. Then town is surprised by way of the scoop of an Indian lady discovered bludgeoned to loss of life in a close-by meadow.

Inspector Sejer and his colleague Skarre head the homicide inquiry, cross-examining the townsfolk and planting seeds of suspicion in a neighborhood which has regularly believed itself to be basic, secure and trusting. For what can purely were an unpremeditated and motiveless act of violence, everyone seems to be in charge until eventually confirmed blameless.

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Havana Blue (Mario Conde, Book 3) by Leonardo Padura

By Leonardo Padura

Compliment for the Havana Quartet:

“Overlaid with a wealthy smoky patina, an environment that reeks of slums and riches, cigar smoke and unique perfumes. Havana Black is a robust tasting e-book, a wealthy dinner party of wit and feeling.”—The Independent

“Drenched with that beguiling otherness so beautiful to lovers of mysteries of alternative cultures, it's going to additionally entice those that enjoy the sultry lyricism of James Lee Burke.”—Booklist

“A nice plot, completely finished with large surroundings. you could virtually scent the cigar smoke, rum and inexpensive women.”—Daily Mirror

Havana Red, one other winner from sour Lemon Press.”—The ny Times

Lieutenant Mario Conde is struggling with a negative New Year’s Eve hangover. even though it’s the center of a weekend, he's requested to urgently examine the mysterious disappearance of Rafael Morin, a high-level enterprise supervisor within the Cuban nomenklatura. Conde remembered Morin from their scholar days: handsome, exceptional, a “reliable comrade’’ who consistently acquired what he sought after, together with Tamara, the woman Conde was once after.

But Rafael Morin’s exemplary upward push from a negative barrio and picture-perfect lifestyles hides a couple of suspicious episode worthwhile of research. whereas pursuing the case in a decaying yet loved Havana, Conde confronts his misplaced love for Tamara and the desires and illusions of his generation.

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The Return by Håkan Nesser (Hakan Nesser), Laurie Thompson (translator)

By Håkan Nesser (Hakan Nesser), Laurie Thompson (translator)

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Der eine ist stumm, der andere ein Blinder by Akif Pirincci

By Akif Pirincci

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Cat & Mouse (Alex Cross Novels) by James Patterson

By James Patterson

Alex move is back-and so is a raging and suicidal Gary Soneji. Out of legal and loss of life from the AIDS virus he shriveled there, he'll get revenge on move sooner than he dies. additionally, we're brought to a brand new pair of competitors whose paths move that of Alex and Soneji. Thomas Augustine Pierce has been chasing his demon, Mr. Smith, because the savage homicide of his fiancee. Mr. Smith is a different monster, with activities towards his sufferers so insane-so unimaginable-that he's considered "not of the earth." Pierce, identified within the company as St. Augustine as a result of his song list for catching killers and his useful prestige to the FBI and Interpol, may also be larger than Cross.When issues warmth up and Alex is in a near-death coma following an assault in his own residence, Pierce is going to Washington to aid with the research. yet simply as he starts to piece jointly the secret of ways Gary Soneji may have mortally wounded pass after he used to be believed to be useless, he's summoned to Paris with a postcard from Mr. Smith inviting him to a truly designated killing.The physique count number is excessive, the strain the top, and the 2 killers at the free are staring at each flow their pursuers make. who's the cat, and who's the mouse? What and the place is the ultimate catch? And who survives?

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The Track of Sand by Andrea Camilleri

By Andrea Camilleri

"The novels of Andrea Camilleri breathe out the experience of position, the humorousness, and the feel of depression that fill the air of Sicily." -Donna Leon Inspector Salvatore Montalbano wakes from unusual desires to discover a gruesomely bludgeoned horse carcass in entrance of his beach domestic. whilst his males got here to enquire, the carcass has disappeared, leaving just a path within the sand. Then his house is ransacked and the inspector is sure that the crimes are associated. As he negotiates either the glittering underworld of horseracing and the Mafia's connection to it, Montalbano is aided via his illiterate housekeeper, Adelina, and a Proustian reminiscence of linguate fritte. Longtime lovers and new readers alike may be charmed via Montalbano's combination of unorthodox equipment, depression self-reflection, and love of fine nutrients.

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Death of an Expert Witness (Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries 6) by P.D. James

By P.D. James

Books on Tape- Collector's variation- nine- ninety min tapes. An Adam Dalgliesh secret. while Dr Lorrimer performed scientist, he was once chilly and cold. whilst he performed corpse, he was once chilly and bloody. What did he comprehend that made anyone kill him?.... input Adam Dalgliesh, leader inspector of Scotland backyard. Dalgliesh seems at humans and occasions clinically. For him there is regularly extra to human habit, quite homicide, than the obvious....."Murder and secret: considered one of her top yet." ( Publishers Weekly)

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Rotes Meer. Kriminalroman by Åke Edwardson

By Åke Edwardson

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A Fatal Grace (Chief Inspector Gamache, Book 2) by Louise Penny

By Louise Penny

Winner of the 2007 Agatha Award for top Novel!

Welcome to wintry weather in 3 Pines, a picturesque village in Quebec, the place the villagers are getting ready for a standard state Christmas, and anyone is getting ready for homicide. not anyone cherished CC de Poitiers. now not her quiet husband, no longer her spineless lover, now not her pathetic daughter—and definitely not one of the citizens of 3 Pines. CC de Poitiers controlled to alienate each person, correct up till the instant of her death.

When leader Inspector Armand Gamache, of the Sûreté du Quebec, is named to enquire, he speedy realizes he's facing somebody fairly remarkable. CC de Poitiers used to be electrocuted in the course of a frozen lake, in entrance of the whole village, as she watched the yearly curling match. And but nobody observed something. Who might have been insane adequate to attempt one of these macabre approach to murder—or awesome adequate to succeed?

With his trademark compassion and braveness, Gamache digs underneath the idyllic floor of village existence to discover the harmful secrets and techniques lengthy buried there. For a Quebec wintry weather isn't just staggeringly appealing yet lethal, and the folk of 3 Pines recognize higher than to bare an excessive amount of of themselves. yet different risks have gotten transparent to Gamache. As a sour wind blows into the village, whatever much more chilling is coming for Gamache himself.

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Lazybones by Mark Billingham

By Mark Billingham

The 1st corpse used to be chanced on hooded, certain, and bare, kneeling on a naked bed in a seedy resort room. This was once no traditional homicide yet fairly the paintings of a killer pushed by way of anything specific, anything staggering. the truth that the useless guy used to be a convicted rapist lately published from criminal merely raises the weird nature of the ugly crime ... and the police's reluctance to recognize the wrongdoer. it is the physique count number that problems Detective Inspector Tom Thorne, as brutal slaying follows brutal slaying, every one sufferer extra deserving than the final. notwithstanding he has no sympathy for the useless, Thorne is aware he needs to positioned an finish to a cruelly calculating vigilante's bloody justice earlier than time runs out -- and a horrifically effective serial killer goals a existence worthy battling for.

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