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  • Author:
    Kane, Andrea
    Summary:

    When Sally Montgomery accompanies her handsome boss Frederick Pierson on a quiet country weekend, she enjoys the first evening. But when she discovers his battered body the next morning, she runs for her life. Now it's up to Pete, her...

  • Author:
    Sandford, John
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    Called in to assist the sheriff from a remote, rural area of Wisconsin in his investigation into a brutal triple homicide, Lucas Davenport begins to uncover a shocking series of vicious crimes that stun even Davenport with their evil...

  • Author:
    Krueger, William Kent
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    With his family caught in the crosshairs of a group of brutal killers, detective Cork O'Connor must solve the murder of a young girl in William Kent Krueger's latest unforgettable New York Times bestseller. During a houseboat vacation...

  • Author:
    Harrison, Mike
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    When Eddie receives an early morning call for help, he catches the next plane to Britain. His friend, Dr. Peter Maurice, a renowned psychologist on a UK book tour with his wife Sylvia, has been accused of multiple, brutal murders and is...

  • Author:
    FRANCIS, Dick
    Summary:

    An entertaining story combining horse racing, detection, suspense and a sensitive study of human relationships. Ex-jockey, Sid Halley, is a victim of his own success, overworked and stretched to do all the jobs he is offered, even with...

  • Author:
    Green, R. G.
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    Three years ago, private detective Tyler Beckett gained unwanted fame when he found evidence that sent murderer Miles Trubett to prison. Now, three years later, Tyler enjoys a successful business and a happy home life, even if he can't...

  • Author:
    Krentz, Jayne Ann
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    When Charlotte Sawyer's step-sister, Jocelyn, vanishes, Charlotte joins forces with Max Cutler, a struggling PI who recently moved to Seattle after his previous career as a criminal profiler went down in flames. After surviving a near-...

  • Author:
    CORRIS, Peter
    Summary:

    Someone's trying to cancel Cliff Hardy's licence, and he needs to find out why. He also need to find out why the case of missing schoolteacher Brian Madden keeps leading him back over fifty years to the construction of the...

  • Author:
    Unsworth, Cathi
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    Named one of the Best Crime Books of the Year by the Guardian , Weirdo is an atmospheric thriller about a teenage girl convicted of murder in a 1980s seaside town and the private investigator who reopens the case to discover that she...

  • Author:
    Craig, Philip R.
    Summary:

    Retired policeman J. W. Jackson hoped to escape big city violence when he moved to Martha's Vineyard. But even this idyllic place has its share of troubles.

  • Author:
    Hannon, Irene
    Summary:

    Reporter Moira Harrisons strikes a pedestrian while driving late one night on a wooded road. Dazed from the crash, Moira sees a second man appear at her window and assure her everything will be all right--but then she passes out. When...

  • Author:
    Coleman, Reed Farrel
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    It all begins when PI Gulliver Dowd is approached by Ellis Torres, a street kid, on Valentino Pier in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. Ellis has lost his dog, and after Gulliver helps to find the dog for him, they go their separate...

  • Author:
    Evanovich, Janet
    Summary:

    Irrepressible bounty hunter Stephanie Plum finds herself on the trail of a killer who happens to have a distant relative who's a vice cop with questionable ethics, a libido in permanent overdrive, and a habit of horning in on Stephanie'...

  • Author:
    Galbraith, Robert
    Summary:

    A breathtaking, labyrinthine epic, Troubled Blood is the fifth Strike and Robin novel and the most gripping and satisfying yet. Private Detective Cormoran Strike is visiting his family in Cornwall when he is approached by a woman...

  • Author:
    Krueger, William Kent
    Summary:

    Cork O'Connor is framed for the murder of Minnesota's first Native American governor-elect, Jubal Little. As Cork fights to clear his name and uncover the truth, he discovers that events from his own past may hold the key to the real...

  • Author:
    Hannon, Irene
    Summary:

    When librarian Laura Griffith's younger sister disappears on a frigid February day, leaving only a brief note behind, Laura resolves to do whatever it takes to track down the runaway teen. That includes recruiting ATF agent turned PI...

  • Author:
    Hiaasen, Carl
    Summary:

    A reporter-turned-private eye moves from muckraking to uncovering murder in a caper that mixes football players, politicians, and a very hungry crocodile.

  • Author:
    Brown, Sandra
    Summary:

    Dodge Hanley teams up with a local sheriff to investigate a man accused of harassing a young girl--who happens to be the daughter of Dodge's former love.

  • Author:
    Quinn, Spencer
    Summary:

    Chet has smelled a lot of unusual things in his years as trusted companion and partner to P.I. Bernie Little, but nothing has prepared him for the exotic scents he encounters when an old-fashioned traveling circus comes to town....

  • Author:
    Pastis, Stephan
    Summary:

    Resolving to earn so much money that his mother will no longer stress out over the bills, eleven-year-old Timmy Failure launches a detective business with a lazy polar bear partner named Total but finds their enterprise "Total Failure,...

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