By Luc Deflo
In Mechelen wordt een jonge vrouw zo beestachtig vermoord dat zelfs ervaren speurders moeite hebben om hun emoties te bedwingen. Onderzoeksrechter Jos Bosmans is bang dat zijn rustige provinciestad zal worden overspoeld door blinde paniek en zet alle beschikbare middelen in om de zaak open te breken. Maar de tijd dringt, de pers staat te trappelen aan de zijlijn en de speurders staan voor een raadsel. Ze vinden geen motief, geen aanknopingspunt, niks.
Dankzij het inlevingsvermogen van topspeurder Dirk Deleu wordt eindelijk een verdachte opgepakt. Benjamin Delaedt, een guy van twaalf in een dozijn, heeft de vermoorde vrouw gestalkt. Daar kan geen twijfel over bestaan. Hij gaat zelfs over tot gedeeltelijke bekentenissen. En toch... Deleu twijfelt. Kunnen een banale verliefdheid en een dronkenmanseed aan de toog een courageous huisvader in zo'n korte tijd veranderen in een obsessief, moordlustig beest?
Als de radeloze Benjamin Delaedt door een administratieve fout te vroeg wordt vrijgelaten, neemt de zaak een perverse wending en moet Deleu afdalen tot in de diepste krochten van de menselijke psyche. Voorbij goed en kwaad. Recht naar de hel.
By Walter Mosley
In Little Green, Walter Mosley’s acclaimed detective effortless Rawlins returns from the edge of demise to enquire the darkish facet of that haven for la hippies, the sundown Strip. He’s quickly again in best shape, cruising the gloriously psychedelic suggest streets of L.A. along with his murderous sidekick, Mouse. They’ve been employed to appear for a tender black guy, Evander “Little eco-friendly” midday, who disappeared in the course of an acid trip.
Fueled through an elixir referred to as Gator’s Blood, effortless studies a actual, religious, and
emotional resurrection, yet peace and love quickly collapse to homicide and mayhem.
Beyond the Body Farm: A Legendary Bone Detective Explores Murders, Mysteries, and the Revolution in Forensic Science
A pioneer in forensic anthropology, Dr. invoice Bass created the world's first laboratory devoted to the learn of human decomposition—three acres on a hillside in Tennessee the place human our bodies are left to the weather. His study has revolutionized forensic technological know-how, yet in the course of a occupation that has spanned part a century, Bass and his paintings have ranged some distance past the gates of the "Body Farm."
In this riveting ebook, the popular bone sleuth explores the increase of contemporary forensic technological know-how and takes readers deep into the true global of crime scene research. Beyond the physique Farm is a unprecedented trip via probably the most attention-grabbing investigations of Dr. Bass's career—and a outstanding examine the high-tech technological know-how used to crack the main complicated cases.
By Iris Johansen
"Filled with fascinating twists and characters and an overarching secret that would preserve enthusiasts coming back."―Kirkus Reviews
As a forensic sculptor, Eve Duncan's challenge is to convey closure to the households whose family have vanished. She is aware their anguish―her personal loved daughter, Bonnie, was once taken from her whilst Bonnie used to be simply seven years previous. it's only lately that this secret was once resolved and Eve may commence her trip to peace. Now Jim Doane desires an analogous form of solutions that Eve continuously longed for. His twenty-five-year-old son may perhaps or is probably not lifeless, and he has simply burned cranium fragments as attainable proof. yet he can't visit the police for solutions with no exposing his darkish previous, so as an alternative he chooses a daring step to discover the truth―one that takes Eve down a twisted course of insanity and evil and into the darkest center of her personal historical past. during this mystery from bestselling writer Iris Johansen, Doane wishes Eve's abilities and he will do whatever to get them…even if it capacity taking Eve.
By Peter Robinson
LOUISE PENNY calls Peter Robinson's new novel within the Dark Places a "thrilling, brilliantly plotted, superbly paced" learn. to be had August eleven, 2015—preorder your reproduction today!
Detective leader Inspector Alan Banks faces his so much difficult, own, and terrifying case but while his personal daughter crosses paths with a psychopath, in Peter Robinson’s brilliant Bad Boy. Dennis Lehane, writer of Mystic River and Shutter Island, calls the novels of Peter Robinson, “chilling, evocative, deeply nuanced works of art.” Stephen King calls them, “the most sensible sequence now at the market.” in case you have now not but stumbled on this New York Times bestselling crime fiction grasp and his unprecedented detective, now could be certainly the time.
By J. D. Robb
The video game began with a homicide. Now, it really is Eve Dallas's move.
it's the so much difficult case Eve Dallas has ever confronted: the founding father of the pc gaming sizeable U-Play is located decapitated in his locked, deepest playroom. And now Eve and her crew are approximately to go into the following point of police paintings, in a global the place myth is the final word seduction-and the cost of defeat is death...
By Jonathan Kellerman
With ratings of thousands of books in print, translation into dozen languages, and some of the most well known heroes in modern fiction to his identify, #1 big apple Times bestselling writer Jonathan Kellerman is the unequivocal “master of the mental mystery” (People). In Obsession, Kellerman gives you a travel de force–poignant, darkish, and chilling–that illuminates a shadowy international the place impulse principles.
Tanya Bigelow used to be a solemn little lady whilst Dr. Alex Delaware effectively handled her obsessive-compulsive indicators. Now, at nineteen, she nonetheless turns out older than her years– yet her difficulties transcend hyper-maturity. Patty Bigelow, Tanya’s aunt and adoptive mom, has made a deathbed confession of homicide and steered the younger girl to hunt Delaware’s aid. The healthcare professional recollects Patty as a selfless E.R. nurse suffering to increase a toddler on her own–a girl probably incapable of the “terrible factor” she has admitted. yet for Tanya’s peace of brain, Delaware consents to enquire, and he enlists LAPD detective Milo Sturgis within the look for the phantom sufferer of a crime that could by no means have occurred.
Armed with merely the vaguest information, psychologist and cop keep on with a path twisting from L.A.’s sleaziest low-rent districts to its overblown mansions, retracing Patty and Tanya’s nomadic and more and more perplexing existence to the doorsteps of a sullen heroin addict; a randy real-estate dealer; and a super, enigmatic physics scholar. unexpectedly a truly actual homicide tears open a terrifying tunnel into the previous, the place secrets–and bodies–are buried. because the stress mounts, Delaware and Sturgis discover a tangled background of desperation, vengeance, and death–a legacy of evil that refuses to die.
Dramatic, action-packed, and packed with the mental aspect that basically Jonathan Kellerman delivers, Obsession is a whodunit, a whydunit– and anything certain: a did-it-even-happen? this is often Kellerman at his heart-racing best.
From the Hardcover edition.
By John Lescroart
The 1st Dismas Hardy novel by way of the New York Times bestselling writer of The Fall, The Keeper, and The Ophelia Cut...
In his new lifestyles as a bartender on the Little Shamrock, Dismas Hardy is simply hoping for a bit peace. he is left either the police strength and his legislations profession in the back of. regrettably it is not as effortless to go away at the back of the reminiscence of a shattering own loss-but in the intervening time, he can constantly take the sting off with a stiff drink and around of darts. but if the inside track of Eddie Cochran's demise reaches him, Hardy is propelled again into all the pieces he was once attempting to break out. Now he needs to untangle an internet of outdated secrets and techniques and uncooked passions, for the sake of Eddie's pregnant widow Frannie--and for the others whose lives should be in danger.
By Nick Oldham
It truly is 1982 - and Henry is a tender cop with some extent to end up and an angle to regulate. His younger enthusiasm can occasionally cloud his higher judgement. while a sequence of rash judgements leads to catastrophe, Henry determines to place issues correct his personal manner - regardless of being warned off by means of his detective inspector. getting down to ruin singlehandedly a perilous legal company, Henry's impetuous activities result in extra clash - and a truly genuine possibility to his personal lifestyles.
By Carol O'Connell
The experiences referred to as it “A Play to Die For” after a girl used to be discovered lifeless within the entrance row. It didn’t look so humorous the subsequent evening whilst one other physique was once found—this time the playwright himself, his throat slashed. Detective Kathy Mallory of the NYPD unique Crimes Unit takes over, yet isn’t getting a instantly solution from somebody. now not the lead actor, a film superstar fallen on not easy good fortune; now not the lead actress, a apprehensive type with a dependence on prescribed drugs; no longer even the cloth cabinet mistress, operating less than an alias; and positively no longer the dual actors so unnervingly convincing taking part in psychos.
Now, behind the scenes, anyone has left Mallory a message at the blackboard: Tonight’s the evening. not anything own. it seems that she is being written into the play itself, a play a couple of long-ago bloodbath that will not be fictional after all.
If Mallory can discover who’s in charge, heads will roll. regrettably, one in every of them can be her personal.