By Mukoma Wa Ngugi
Two cops—one American, one Kenyan—team as much as tune down a perilous terrorist.
It’s December 2007. The Kenyan presidential elections have got off to a begin, with threats of ethnic violence within the air, and the stories approximately Barack Obama at the crusade path within the usa are the topic of newspaper editorials and barstool debates. And Ishmael and O have simply gotten their first vast holiday for his or her new detective business enterprise, Black Star.
A mysterious loss of life they’re investigating seems to be associated with the hot bombing of a downtown Nairobi inn. yet neighborhood forces begin to come down on them to back down the case, after which a startling act of violence counsel the scales, surroundings them off on a round-the-globe pursuit of the shadowy forces in the back of all of it. an exciting, hard-hitting novel, from the writer of Nairobi Heat, a massive new crime expertise.
By Josephine Tey
Inspector Alan provide searches for the identification of a guy killed within the line ata theater and for the id of the killer--whom not anyone observed.
By Laura Griffin
SOPHIE BARRETT THINKS SHE’S fortunate TO BE ALIVE. SHE can be useless unsuitable. On a sweltering summer time afternoon, Sophie Barrett walks right into a nightmare. A sniper has opened fireplace on a school campus. while the carnage is over, 3 people—plus the shooter—are lifeless and dozens extra are injured. Sophie escapes nearly unscathed. but as info emerge from the research, she turns into confident that this wasn’t the random, mindless act it seemed to be. not anyone desires to think her—not the law enforcement officials, now not her colleagues on the Delphi heart crime lab, and positively no longer Jonah Macon, the murder detective who’s already kept her existence as soon as. Jonah has all types of purposes for hoping Sophie is fallacious. concerning himself with a key witness may derail an already messy research, let alone jeopardize his profession. yet Sophie is as made up our minds and fearless as she is attractive. If he can’t face up to her, he can no less than swear to guard her. simply because if Sophie is true, she’s made herself the objective of a killer with no moral sense. And the genuine terror is just simply starting. . . .
By Joseph Wambaugh
Companions within the la Police division, they’re haunted by way of terrifying darkish secrets and techniques of the nightwatch–shared predawn drink and intercourse periods they name choir perform. every one wears his cynicism like a bulletproof jockstrap–each has his horror tale, his undesirable dream, his evening shriek. he's frightened of his friends–he is fearful of himself.
By Fern Michaels
Again in collage, Jane Lewis could have given whatever to be like homecoming queen Connie Bryan. in its place, she was once simply simple Jane - obese, frumpy and painfully shy. That was once then. this day, a beautiful and assured Dr. Jane Lewis has a thriving psychotherapy perform, her personal radio speak express, a gorgeous previous Louisiana mansion, and her affectionate, nutty puppy, Olive, to maintain her corporation. the single factor lacking is anyone to percentage her existence. Jane hasn't ever forgotten Michael Sorenson, the boy she had trendy from afar in collage. Now, he is inspiring her to wish for a destiny jointly. She's additionally by no means forgotten the brutal, unsolved assault that ended Connie Bryan's lifestyles - and that haunts her nonetheless. all at once, the current collides with the earlier, as Jane unearths clues into the identities of Connie's attackers - clues that ship her right into a international of hazard and pleasure, demanding her to turn into a very notable lady . . . if she dares.
By Joseph Wambaugh
NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • Raucous law enforcement officials, outlaw bikers, and suntanned celebrities collide in a steamy panorama swirling with typical good looks and unnatural death.
Seventeen months in the past the California barren region published the continues to be of Jack Watson. the wealthy man’s son used to be came upon incinerated in a Rolls-Royce, a bullet in his head. Now, a yr and a part later, l. a. Police division murder detective Sidney Blackpool is termed into the barren region to tackle the case. yet what starts for Blackpool as an research sandwiched among golfing video games in close by Palm Springs speedy turns into an obsession.
For the savage great thing about the wastelands holds many secrets and techniques. secrets and techniques that fire up Blackpool’s long-suppressed nightmares of his personal son’s demise. secrets and techniques that threaten to break a complete police division. secrets and techniques that, through rights, may still stay perpetually buried through the wind within the ageless wilderness sands.
during this riveting novel, bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh jolts our feelings whereas exciting us along with his specified model of bawdy, attractive, darkish humor.
By Lois Greiman
Crafty Megan O'Shay is many stuff -- a barmaid, a good looks, and the infamous thief referred to as "Magical Megs." She will get even more than she expects, despite the fact that, the day she separates a definite gentleman from his pocket watch . . . and the rushing scoundrel truly hunts her down! however it isn't really his stolen timepiece that Nicol Argyle desires -- it really is Megan. This Viscount of Newburn has ultimately came upon what he is been trying to find: a lady who so resembles his liege, Princess Tatiana, that Her Highness could be in a position to slip away on a mystery challenge whereas the imposter sits in her position. First, notwithstanding, he will need to rework an ideal thief right into a excellent royal by way of educating her etiquette, eating, and dancing -- whereas resisting the mischievous gleam in her bewitching eyes and the sensuous attract of her kissable lips. simply because Magical Megs is a grasp of her craft . . . and Nicol strongly suspects she intends to scouse borrow his center.
By Eva Almstädt
Zwei Morde in der Lübecker Altstadt stellen Pia Korittki vor ein Rätsel
In den Gassen und Gewölben der historischen Altstadt Lübecks werden zwei Menschen brutal ermordet. Die Mordwaffen, ein antikes Stilett und ein Armeerevolver, wirken wie Requisiten in einem blutig inszenierten Drama. Kommissarin Pia Korittki zieht mit ihren Ermittlungen immer weitere und gefährlichere Kreise - und merkt zu spät, dass sie sich auf ein tödliches Katz-und-Maus-Spiel eingelassen hat ...
Ein neuer Fall für Kommissarin Pia Korittki - Der zweite Band der erfolgreichen Krimi-Reihe von Bestsellerautorin Eva Almstädt!