De Cock en tranen aan de Leie (De Cock, Book 48)

By A. C. Baantjer

Op een zomerse avond meldt een jonge vrouw de vermissing van haar vader aan rechercheur De Cock in het aloude politiebureau aan de Amsterdamse Warmoestraat. Het is een van de vele meldingen van vermissing en niet iets om speciale aandacht aan te schenken. Maar toch... het gaat hier om de vermissing van de president van de rechtbank, en dan is justitie in final, en zeker de al zo veel geplaagde mevrouw Lastensjouwer. Het onderzoek dat De Cock en zijn medewerker Vledder instellen, leidt rooster al snel naar Gent, de stad aan de Leie, waar de president voor internationale kwesties veel overleg had met collega's. Het is voor De Cock en Vledder, die zo gewend zijn in Amsterdam te werken, een even onverwachte als zeer spannende excursie. Eerlijk gezegd hadden zij zich de oplossing van de vermissing van de rechter, en van de misdrijven die erop volgden, wel wat eenvoudiger en minder spannend voorgesteld.

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Howdunit Forensics

By D P Lyle

Just since you do not have all of the instruments and coaching of a full-time health worker does not imply you cannot study your manner round against the law scene.

In Forensics, award-winning writer and television express advisor D.P. Lyle, M.D., takes each one region of forensics—from fingerprint research to crime scene reconstruction—and discusses its improvement, how the technology works, the way it is helping in crime fixing, and the way you as a author may possibly use this system in crafting your plot. This entire reference advisor includes:

  • Real-life case records and the position forensic facts performed in fixing the crimes
  • A breakdown of the forensics approach from its background and association to plain proof type and assortment methods
  • Detailed info on what a lifeless physique can reveal—including the reason, mechanism, and demeanour of death
  • The real steps taken to maintain against the law scene and the facts that may be collected there, reminiscent of bloodstains, files, fingerprints, tire impressions, and more

Forensics is the final word source for studying tips on how to effectively imbue your tales with real info of premature demises.

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Sleep and His Brother

By Peter Dickinson

McNair home is a charitable establishment, arrange to deal with ?cathypnic? youngsters. With their quite low metabolism, cathypnic childrens are irresistibly plump little dumplings, inspiring a near-obsessive devotion of their caretakers. Jimmy Pibble, newly laid off from Scotland backyard, has dropped via the McNair simply in a personal means, but when he?s shocked to discover his personal passions being stirred by way of the youngsters, he?s much more stunned on the indications he?s getting from his previous detective instincts. He is aware that the sickness has a dismal aspect; he?s slowly coming to appreciate that devotion does to boot.

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The Return of Moriarty: Sherlock Holmes' Nemesis Lives Again (Pegasus Crime)

The novel that reintroduced the Napoleon of crime to the Victorian underworld―now again in print after virtually 40 years.

Once back, the sport is afoot . . .

What fairly occurred in Switzerland among Moriarty and Sherlock Holmes in 1891? And why is Holmes, now in London at 221B Baker highway, interestingly uncooperative with Scotland Yard’s inquiries? additionally, why has Moriarty deliberate a grand assembly with the overseas crime syndicate? those are the questions that make up the bigger secret of the sinister Professor Moriarty’s return.

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Solo (Van In, Book 29)

By Pieter Aspe

Brugge wordt opgeschrikt door een wel heel lugubere moord: een argeloze voorbijganger vindt het onthoofde lichaam van een guy van middelbare leeftijd. Uit de lijkschouwing door de arts met de onuitspreekbare Poolse naam blijkt dat het gaat om een onthoofding met de guillotine. Al gauw komen de speurders erachter dat het slachtoffer burgemeester was once van een Brusselse faciliteitengemeente. Bijna als vanzelf zoeken ze de verdachte in extreem rechtse Vlaamse kringen. De moord lijkt een duidelijke provocatie aan het adres van belgicistische politici. De zaak wordt complexer wanneer een tweede, al even brutale moord gepleegd wordt op een militant van het Vlaams Belang. Hangen de moorden samen? En zo ja, wat zijn de overeenkomsten tussen beide slachtoffers? Het oplossen van de moorden is voor Van In en Versavel internet zo ingewikkeld als het ontwarren van het Belgische communautaire kluwen. Solo is spannend, leerzaam en bij momenten confronterend.

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Star Struck: A Kate Brannigan Mystery

By Val McDermid

“There is not any one in modern crime fiction who has controlled to mix the visceral and the humane in addition to Val McDermid. . . . She’s the best.”—The ny instances publication Review

“McDermid has a pointy ear for the discussion and intrinsic humor of the Manchester dialect. . . . She manages, as consistently, to mix her wit and exuberant writing with a cautious and smart plot and oodles of perceptive social observation.”—The Times (London)

Bodyguarding had by no means made it to Manchester PI Kate Brannigan’s want record. yet somebody’s bought to pay the debts at Brannigan & Co., and if the one earner on provide is taking part in nursemaid to a paranoid cleaning soap famous person, the fast-talking, computer-loving, white-collar-crime specialist has to swallow her satisfaction and slip into anything extra glam than her Thai-boxing kit.

Soon, even if, offstage dramas overshadow the fictitious storylines, culminating within the unscripted homicide of the self-styled “Seer to the Stars,” and Kate reveals herself with extra questions than solutions. What’s extra, her tame hacker has chanced on digital love, her approach server retains getting arrested, and the ever-reliable Dennis has had the temerity to get himself charged with murder.

Nobody advised her there’d be days like those . . .

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

By Arthur Conan Doyle

The negative spectacle of the beast, the fog of the moor, the invention of a physique: this vintage horror tale pits detective opposed to puppy. while Sir Charles Baskerville is located useless at the wild Devon moorland with the footprints of a large hound within sight, the blame is put on a relatives curse. it's left to Sherlock Holmes and healthcare professional Watson to unravel the secret of the legend of the phantom hound ahead of Sir Charles' inheritor involves an both ugly finish. The Hound of the Baskervilles gripped readers while it used to be first serialised and has persevered to carry its position within the renowned mind's eye.

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Sacred and Profane: A Decker/Lazarus Novel (Decker/Lazarus Novels)

By Faye Kellerman

Los Angeles Police Detective Peter Decker had grown very on the subject of Rina's younger sons, Sammy and Jake, as he needed to their mom, and he appeared ahead to spending an afternoon of his holiday camping out with the men. a pleasant reprieve from the grueling paintings of a murder cop—until Sammy stumbles upon a ugly sight . . .

Two human skeletons, charred past acceptance, are pointed out through a forensic dentist as teenage girls—and for Decker, the daddy of a sixteen-year-old daughter, holiday time is over. Throwing himself professionally and emotionally into the homicide case, he launches a truly own research: a quest that draws him deep into the crack dens of Hollywood side road and painfully with reference to the youngsters of the streets and a nightmare international he needs to make his personal.

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Blood on the Moon

By James Ellroy

Detective Sergeant Lloyd Hopkins can’t stand tune, or any loud sounds. He’s acquired a stunning spouse, yet he can’t get adequate of alternative ladies. And rather than bedtime tales, he regales his daughters with bloody crime tales. He’s a considering man’s cop with a gloomy earlier and an obsessive force to seek down monsters who prey at the blameless.

Now, there’s anything haunting him. He sees a connection in a chain of more and more ugly murders of girls devoted over a interval of two decades. to resolve the case, Hopkins will unload all of the principles and hazard his profession to make the ultimate hyperlink and get the killer.

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