Category: Murder

Download E-books The Adderall Diaries: A Memoir PDF

By Stephen Elliott

In this groundbreaking memoir, Stephen Elliott pursues parallel investigations: a gripping account of a infamous San Francisco homicide trial, and an electrical exploration of the self. Destined to be a vintage, The Adderall Diaries was defined through The Washington publish as "a critical literary paintings designed to make you spot the realm as you've got by no means relatively noticeable it before."

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Download E-books The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag: A Flavia de Luce Novel PDF

By Alan Bradley

Flavia de Luce, a dangerously clever eleven-year-old with a keenness for chemistry and a genius for fixing murders, thinks that her days of crime-solving within the bucolic English hamlet of Bishop’s Lacey are over—until liked puppeteer Rupert Porson has his personal strings sizzled in an unlucky rendezvous with electrical energy. yet who’d do any such factor, and why? Does the madwoman who lives in Gibbet wooden understand greater than she’s letting on? What approximately Porson’s fascinating yet erratic assistant? All clues element towards a suspicious dying years past and a case the neighborhood constables can’t solve—without Flavia’s support. yet in getting so with regards to who’s secretly pulling the strings of this dance of demise, has our precocious heroine ultimately gotten in excess of her head?

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Download E-books 24 Hours PDF

By Greg Iles

Greg Iles's novels were praised for his or her strange intensity of characterization and complexity of plot, and The Quiet Game used to be no exception. Reviewers known as it "beautifully crafted" (The windfall SundayJournal), "heartbreakingly sincere" (Cleveland undeniable Dealer), and easily "a grand mystery with a superb Southern seasoning" (The Orange County Register). In 24 Hours, Iles takes readers on a daringly accomplished roller-coaster trip with sufficient twists and surprises to final a lifetime.

24 Hours starts off with the suitable kin. at the excellent evening. approximately to develop into trapped within the ideal crime. Will Jennings is a profitable younger general practitioner in Jackson, Mississippi, with a thriving perform, a gorgeous spouse, and a five-year-old daughter he loves past degree. yet Will and his kin are being watched by way of a con guy and psychopath who could be a genius. a guy who has crafted the unbeatable crime. a guy who hasn't ever been stuck and whose sufferers have by no means talked to the police. a guy whose life's paintings moves on the center of each family's unstated worry: the unstoppable kidnapping.

But this guy hasn't ever met the likes of Will and Karen Jennings.

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Download E-books The Prince of Risk PDF

By Christopher Reich

On the crossroads of excessive finance and foreign terrorism, a son is looking for his father’s killer. . .

Robert "Bobby" Astor is a emerging big apple hedge fund supervisor at the cusp of creating his largest deal but. yet every little thing alterations whilst his father, the chairman of the hot York inventory alternate, is killed in a brazen assault at the south garden of the White condominium whereas en path to convey a terrifying mystery to the President. within the wake of the assault, Astor’s company starts to collapse. A cryptic clue leads him deeper into the net of lies surrounding his father's homicide, and Astor stumbles onto a worldly overseas conspiracy that threatens to wipe out not just Astor's personal fund yet to smash the whole beginning of the economic system of the U.S..

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Download E-books Sight Unseen (Kendra Michaels) PDF

By Iris Johansen

She was once secure in a global of darkness.
Now chance threatens within the chilly mild of day…Before the experimental surgical procedure that gave her sight, Kendra Michaels built her different senses to an grand skill. Now she will determine a Nissan by way of the sound of its engine, a Norelco electrical razor by way of the development of stubble it leaves at the back of, or an vague colorless fireplace accelerant via its candy scent. legislation enforcement organizations clamor for her infrequent powers of belief and statement, too frequently disrupting the existence she has outfitted aiding others via song remedy. simply because so quite often, merely Kendra can get the task performed.

But as a consequence, it is Kendra who first realizes that the obvious site visitors twist of fate on San Diego's historical Cabrillo Bridge is in truth a homicide scene, and he or she rushes to alert the police sooner than the most important facts is destroyed. because the physique count number rises and one homicide unveils one other, a ugly trend emerges. a person is killing humans in ways in which reflect Kendra's such a lot infamous circumstances. She has a fan: a person who admires her paintings and is twisted sufficient to teach that admiration via murder--while naming himself after the most important artwork forger of the twentieth century. He perspectives himself now not as a monster yet as an artist. And he's not operating alone.

In Iris Johansen's Sight Unseen, as the darkness closes in, close to sufficient to the touch Kendra and people she loves, Kendra needs to come nose to nose together with her maximum fears--and her such a lot ruthless enemy. a guy who strikes during the shadows, a guy she will even be aware of, who hides in the back of the masks of sanity, sight unseen.

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Download E-books The Murder Book: Examining Homicide PDF

This book offers a holistic view of murder: referencing theories from varied disciplines (psychology, biology, sociology, criminology) and findings from various areas around the globe. utilizing examples from every kind of incidents, the e-book offers extra lifelike insurance since it comprises not only the excessive profile situations proven within the media and in books. Encouraging a scholarly knowing of the subject, it devotes separate chapters to every form of murder and contains exact chapters on fixing homicides and processing homicides in courtroom.

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Download E-books Murder and the Married Virgin (Michael Shayne, Book 11) PDF

By Brett Halliday

Shayne is employed by means of the fiancé of a useless lady to determine what occurred in her obvious suicide try out. They have been presupposed to be married the very subsequent day, yet she supposedly went into her room, became at the gasoline grate within the fire, and drifted off into the ultimate sleep with a grin upon her lips. She labored as a maid on the domestic of the Lomax kin, the exact same condo the place upon the evening of her demise an emerald necklace insured for $125,000 used to be stolen. because it so occurs (very very easily so) the assurance corporation that issued the coverage additionally hires Shayne to get better the necklace, and rancid he is going to rattle cages, stir the pot, and usually stick his nostril the place it doesn’t belong.

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Download E-books Photo Finish (Inspectr Roderick Alleyn) PDF

By Ngaio Marsh

As in her past ebook, Grave Mistake, Ngaio Marsh deals up a woman of a undeniable age, high-strung and hyperventilating, ticks in need of neurosis. Photo Finish's useless diva, the soprano Isabella Sommita, used to be extensively loathed, loads in order that the matter is much less an absence of believable suspects than a humiliation of ideas. notwithstanding the grand country-house – and with it, the country-house homicide – used to be background via 1980, whilst Photo Finish used to be initially released, Dame Ngaio bought round the challenge by way of atmosphere the tale on a lavish island property, bring to a halt from the mainland by means of a surprising hurricane. fortunately, Inspector Alleyn is without doubt one of the site visitors, and will take cost within the coppers' absence. The penultimate ebook within the sequence, Photo Finish is additionally certainly one of basically 4 books set in Marsh's local New Zealand. it is great to imagine that she got here domestic on the end.

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Download E-books Dating Dead Men: A Novel PDF

By Harley Jane Kozak

La greeting-card artist Wollie Shelley is relationship 40 males in sixty days as learn for a radio speak exhibit host's upcoming publication, How to prevent Getting Dumped all of the Time. Wollie is assembly lots of eligible bachelors yet now not falling in love, no longer till she stumbles over a lifeless physique en path to Rio Pescado--a state-run psychological hospital--and is momentarily taken hostage through a charismatic "doctor" who's at the run from the Mob. Wollie fears that her liked brother, a paranoid schizophrenic residing at Rio Pescado, is serious about the homicide, so instead of visit the experts, she comes to a decision to resolve the crime on her personal. As she meets up with an array of small-time crooks and swaggering mobsters simply somewhat extra sinister than the lads she’s been relationship, Wollie realizes that "getting dumped" is the least of her difficulties. discovering real love, she discovers, occasionally skill studying tips to stay away from getting killed . . .

Dating lifeless males will preserve readers guessing till the ultimate bullet is shot--and cheering for the impossible to resist Wollie as she makes her means out of misunderstanding and into the welcoming embody of Mr. correct.

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