Police Procedurals

Download The Sniper's Wife (Joe Gunther, Book 13) by Archer Mayor PDF

By Archer Mayor

Unique book: 2002

The harrowing name comes from the NYPD. Willy's ex-wife, Mary, has been came upon useless in her reduce East aspect condo and Willy is requested to spot the physique. Torn from his cherished Vermont, Willy returns to town of his hard-drinking adolescence with misgivings that deepen whilst he sees Mary's unhappy corpse on a gurney. as a result of a clean puncture mark in her arm, the police imagine she overdosed. but Willy has doubts. pushed by way of loss and guilt, he searches deeper and deeper into his prior, to a long-ago Vietnam the place he used to be a cruel loner referred to as the Sniper. quickly Willy will resolution for his previous sins...and reside as much as his chilling nickname.

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Download Reykjavik Murder Mysteries 2 Silence of the Grave by Arnaldur Indridason PDF

By Arnaldur Indridason

Winner of the CWA Gold Dagger Award

Inspector Erlendur returns during this gripping Icelandic mystery whilst a skeleton is stumbled on half-buried in a development web site outdoor of Reykjavík, Inspector Erlendur unearths himself knee-deep in either against the law scene and an archeological dig. Bone through bone, the physique is unearthed, and the brutalizing background of a relatives who lived close to the development website involves mild in addition to it. was once the skeleton a guy or a girl, a sufferer or a killer, and is that this an easy case of homicide or a long-concealed act of justice? As Erlendur attempts to crack this chilly case, he also needs to store his drug-addicted daughter from self destruction and someway glue his hopelessly fractured relatives again together.

Like the cold Nordic mysteries of Henning Mankell and Karen Fossum, Arnaldur Indridason grants a stark police procedural packed with humanity and pathos, a vintage noir from a really chilly place.

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Download Not in the Flesh (Vintage Crime Black Lizard) by Ruth Rendell PDF

By Ruth Rendell

After a truffle-hunting puppy reveals a human hand rather than a invaluable fungus, leader Inspector Wexford and his staff continue to interrogate all people who lives within reach to work out in the event that they can ensue a fit for the errant appendage one of the eighty-five those that have disappeared over the last decade during this a part of England. Then, whilst a moment physique is found close by, Wexford reports a sense that is turn into a rarity for the veteran policeman: shock. As Wexford painstakingly strikes to unravel those a number of mysteries, long-buried secrets and techniques are delivered to sunlight, and Ruth Rendell once more proves why she has been hailed as our best dwelling secret author.

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Download The Book of Souls (Inspector McLean, Book 2) by James Oswald PDF

By James Oswald

Every year for ten years, a tender woman’s physique was once present in Edinburgh at Christmastime: bare, throat slit, physique washed fresh. the ultimate sufferer, Kirsty Summers, used to be Detective Constable Tony McLean's fiancée. however the Christmas Killer made a mistake, and McLean placed an finish to the brutal killing spree.

It’s now twelve years later. A fellow prisoner has simply murdered the incarcerated Christmas Killer. yet with the coming of the festive season comes a physique. a tender lady: bare, washed, her throat cut.

Is this a copycat killer? was once the incorrect guy at the back of bars all this time? Or is there a extra scary explanation?

McLean needs to revisit the main demanding case of his existence and detect what he neglected ahead of the killer moves back . . .

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