By Margaret Drinkall
Realize the darker facet of Halifax with this notable selection of true-life crimes from around the urban. that includes all factions of the felony underworld, this macabre choice of stories contains the case of a husband who boasted that he had performed 'Jack the Ripper' after slitting his wife's throat, a mom who murdered her little ones and a guy who used to be bludgeoned to demise in a newspaper place of work. Drawing on a large choice of ancient assets and containing many situations that have by no means prior to been released, homicide & Crime: Halifax will fascinate every body drawn to actual crime and the heritage of the town.
By Sandra Hill
Lt. Torolf Magnusson and his group of army SEALs have long gone again in time to eleventh-century Norselands on a search-and-destroy challenge, but if they locate they have landed in the course of a sanctuary-filled with women-well, hoo-yah! Their plans are wear carry, a lot to the misery of Hilda, the pinnacle of the sanctuary. before everything proof against Torolf's targets, she quickly succumbs to his passionate advances. yet with victory in sight for Torolf, Hilda needs to face the truth that their love would possibly not live on the try of time.
By Val McDermid
A taut mental mystery from the bestselling writer in the back of the preferred twine within the Blood television sequence while occupation felony Jack Farlowe's physique is located washed-up on a Suffolk shore, it seems to be to the police like a simple case. Broken-hearted at his daughter's loss of life, he has drowned himself -- solid riddance and one much less crime to unravel, in accordance with CID. nevertheless, probably now not. For, one after the other, Farlowe's enemies are being killed. And the terrible demeanour in their deaths makes drowning appear like an afternoon on the seashore!
By Austin Wright
Fifteen years in the past, Susan Morrow left her first husband Edward Sheffield, an unpublished author. Now, she's enduring heart category suburbia as a doctor's spouse, while all of a sudden she gets a package deal containing the manuscript of her ex-husband's first novel. He writes asking her to learn the publication; she used to be continually his most sensible critic, he says.As Susan reads, she is drawn into the fictitious lifetime of Tony Hastings, a math professor riding his family members to their summer season condo in Maine. And as we learn together with her, we too develop into misplaced in Sheffield's mystery. because the Hastings' usual, civilized lives are disastrously, violently despatched astray, Susan is plunged again into the earlier, compelled to confront the darkness that inhabits her, and pushed to call the phobia that gnaws at her destiny and should switch her existence. (2010)
By Jilliane Hoffman
A manhattan instances Bestselling writer
law enforcement officials are loss of life. they're being hunted down on patrol, the brutal crime scenes intentionally staged. distinctive Agent Dominick Falconetti heads the duty strength to enquire. whilst proof issues to a potential drug connection, Dominick suspects that the sufferers have been all fascinated about anything unsavory. C. J. Townsend, the nation prosecutor who positioned Florida's final serial killer at the back of bars (and the girl Dominick loves), is the logical option to aid cease this one.
By Rick Riordan
From the number one big apple occasions bestselling writer of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians sequence Rick Riordan, triple-crown winner of the Edgar, Anthony, and Shamus Awards, brings his fast-talking, hard-living, Texas-hip P.I. Tres Navarre to the center of the Lone big name State—Austin—to get to the bottom of a case so darkish, twisted, and lethal, it may possibly basically contain family.... Tres Navarre, the P.I. with a Ph.D. in literature, heads to Austin for a laid-back summer season educating gig. yet he’s in shop for a complete lot extra. His giant brother Garrett--computer whiz, Jimmy Buffett enthusiast, and all-around eccentric—is hoping to retire a multimillionaire by way of the autumn. He’s guess his profession and the Navarre kinfolk ranch to do it. Then Garrett’s oldest buddy and company companion is murdered—and Garrett is the one suspect. As Tres delves into Garrett’s strange international to discover the reality at the back of the homicide, he comes head to head with the broken relationships, violent lives, and billion-dollar schemes of a high-tech global long past haywire. Connecting all of them is gorgeous Lake Travis and the stunning mystery that lies inside its depths. Now, as Tres struggles along with his personal bothered relations prior and to transparent his brother’ s identify, he reveals himself stalked by way of a cold-blooded killer—one who might spell the demise of either Navarres.
By VIRGINIA ANDREWS
Shocked via tragedy, determined and on my own, Heaven's daughter clung to the frailest of goals! the automobile crash that killed Heaven and Logan left Annie Casteel Stonewall orphaned and crippled. Whisked off to Farthinggale Manor through the possessive Tony Tatterton, Annie pines for her misplaced family members, yet specially for Luke, her half-brother. good friend of her formative years, her delusion prince, her loving confidante... with no the nice and cozy glow of Luke's love, she is misplaced within the shadows of depression. whilst Annie discovers Troy's cottage hidden in Farthinggale's woods, the secret of her previous deepens. or even as she yearns to determine Luke back, her hopes and desires are darkened by means of the sinister Casteel spell... treacherous, strong and evil!
By Joanne Harris
For generations, privileged younger males have attended St. Oswald's Grammar tuition for Boys, groomed for fulfillment through the likes of Roy Straitley, the eccentric Classics instructor who has been a fixture there for greater than thirty years. This yr, despite the fact that, the wind of unwelcome swap is blowing, and Straitley is ultimately, reluctantly, considering retirement. because the new time period will get lower than manner, a few incidents befall scholars and school alike, starting as small annoyances yet quickly escalating in either quantity and end result. St. Oswald's is unraveling, and simply Straitley stands within the means of its destroy. yet he faces a powerful opponent with a sour grudge and a grasp technique that has been meticulously deliberate to the ultimate, lethal circulation.
By Shannon Stacey
Fifteen years in the past, Gena Taylor and Travis Ryan have been pressured right into a marriage neither sought after, the associated fee they paid after one evening of ardour. yet what he believed to be a lie pressured Travis to stroll out of her existence almost immediately thereafter, crushing Gena's desires of a fortunately ever after with the single guy she'd ever enjoyed. Fifteen years later, Travis and Gena meet back. in basic terms now, she owns the resort he is contemplating for his wedding-to one other girl. And this time, she's guarding her middle rigorously. She's not likely to permit him to harm her-or their daughter. regardless of their get to the bottom of to maintain issues impersonal, the earlier comes speeding again and emotions they either proposal lengthy lifeless upward thrust from the ashes. yet there are different lives at stake now, together with that of the kid Travis as soon as inspiration used to be a lie.