This is a collection of true Newfoundland and Labrador stories about crime and punishment on land and sea. Included here are tales of murder, mutiny, and smuggling on the high seas, as well as riots, assaults, and frauds perpetrated in...
- Author:Parsons, Robert C.Summary:
- Author:FRANCIS, DickSummary:
Ex-champion jockey turned investigator, Sid Halley, first seen in Odds Against and Whip Hand, uncovers an obnoxious crime committed by a friend.
- Author:LA PLANTE, LyndaSummary:
Story of damaged, vulnerable women, a police force, and a desperate hunt for a vicious serial killer who chooses his victims from Los Angeles' demi-mondaine.
- Author:Lazarus, EveSummary:
Hundreds of murders remain unsolved in Vancouver, some dating back decades; their victims are now essentially invisible, forgotten by everyone except family and friends. Sometimes their cases are reopened, looked at again with a fresh...
- Author:BURKE, James LeeSummary:
Texan lawyer Billy Bob Holland is forced to confront the legacies of crimes old and new when he takes up the defence of local boy Lucas Smothers, a timid teenager accused of the rape and murder of a young girl.
- Author:WALTERS, MinetteSummary:
Based on the true story of the 'Chicken Farm Murder' that took place in East Sussex in 1924, the author brings a thrilling interpretation to this real-life mystery.
- Author:YORKE, MargaretSummary:
Susan Trent is in her sixties. She ought to be well satisfied with her lot. Instead she lives in terror of her semi-employed, abusive, middle-aged son.
- Author:Bruen, Ken, Starr, JasonSummary:
Five valuable lessons: don't hire a psychopath to kill your wife, don't use Drano to get rid of a body, hotel room doors aren't very secure, a wig isn't much of a disguise, and secrets can kill.
- Author:BLACKBURN, EstelleSummary:
Story of WA man, John Button, who was sentenced in the 1960s for the murder of his girlfriend; the police were under great pressure at the time for a series of unresolved murders, many attributed to man named Cooke.
- Author:BARKER, PatSummary:
Tom Seymour is a child psychiatrist who has worked in the north of England for many years. One day, while walking on a beach in Northumberland, he rescues a young man from drowning, and realizes that it's Danny Miller, a child...
- Author:BURKE, JanSummary:
Parrish kills for fun. Now he wants to make a deal : his death sentence for the body of Judith Sayre, buried in the Sierra Nevada mountains. In exchange for his life, he will lead the law to the body.
- Author:Michaud, Andrée A.Summary:
Été 67. Le soleil brille sur Boundary Pond, un lac frontalier rebaptisé Bondrée par Pierre Landry, un trappeur dont le souvenir ne sera bientôt plus que légende. Le temps est au rire et à l'insouciance. Sissy et Zaza dansent le...
- Author:Thomas, ErinSummary:
Ryan is determined to be a professional snowboarder but he's learned from what happened to his whistle-blower father that doing the right thing doesn't always pay off. When his parents leave Kamloops, Ryan decides to stay with relatives...
- Author:BURKE, James LeeSummary:
Billy Bob Holland delves deep into Montana - paradise to some, to others, a savage wilderness.
- Author:Grippando, JamesSummary:
Believing himself settled into a quiet life, lawyer Jack Swyteck is horrified when a former client turns up dead, placing Jack under suspicion and forcing him to find the real killer before he becomes the next victim.
- Author:RANKIN, IanSummary:
Twenty-one stories stretching from suburban murders of loved ones, the sinister workings of a serial killer's mind and of a bent cop with a terminal approach to his work. These tales not only explore the human condition but also...
- Author:Pelletier, Jean-JacquesSummary:
Certes, la découverte – au beau milieu de la vitrine d'une galerie d'arts de Montréal – d'un cadavre reposant dans une baignoire remplie de sang a fait sourciller l'inspecteur Dufaux. Mais ce qui l'a ébranlé, c...
- Author:ROBERTS, BarrieSummary:
Aussie social historian Sheila McKenna is in the UK to research a book when she buys an old penny - one that has been used as a farewell token by a Victorian convict about to be transported. Someone tries to stop her from tracking down...
- Author:Senécal, PatrickSummary:
Il s'appelle Michaël Walec et il rêve de publier un roman noir – un bon, un vrai ! Alors depuis trois ans, le soir, après avoir donné ses cours de français aux détenues de l'Établissement Joliette pour femmes, il bûche sur son...
- Author:Scott, JoelSummary:
Crime and adventure on the high seas
Jared Kane is a West Coast commercial fisherman whose life has been plagued by bad luck and blackout drinking. When he inherits Arrow, an old 46-foot wooden sailboat, he sees...