Eye of the Beast: The True Story of Serial Killer James Wood

By Terry Adams

In the summer season of 1993, James wooden introduced terror to the unassuming city of Pocatello, Idaho. Little did the pleasant group know it had opened its fingers to serial killer. wooden, the stranger on the town, was once well mannered and soft-spoken. He regarded really ordinary—he used to be a grasp at showing common. In past due June, wooden kidnapped and murdered Jeralee Underwood, the eleven-year-old daughter of a religious Morman familiy. the whole sector used to be stunned and outraged. Now in Eye of the Beast writer Terry Adams groups with lead investigator Scott Shaw and forensic psychologist Mary Brooks-Mueller to convey readers a different point of view in this case. Shaw takes us into the guts of an exhaustive research, whereas Brooks-Mueller indicates us the brain of a real sexual psychopath. Having spent years studying this situation, the authors are skillful in recreating this precise tale approximately James Woods—one of the nation's most original serial killers. The case that rocked the Morman Church.

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Two for the Money (Hard Case Crime (Mass Market Paperback))

By Max Allan Collins

AFTER sixteen YEARS at the RUN, 
may NOLAN BURY THE HATCHET WITH THE MOB…
OR could THEY BURY HIM FIRST?

They don’t come harder than Nolan – yet even a hardened specialist thief can’t struggle off the complete Chicago mafia.  So whilst an outdated pal bargains to dealer a truce, Nolan accepts the terms.  All he has to do is pull off one final heist – and belief the Mob to not double move him.

thankfully, Nolan has a number of issues going for him: an uncanny knack for survival and an unequalled starvation for revenge…

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The Brewer of Preston: A Novel

By Andrea Camilleri

The New York Times bestselling writer of the Inspector Montalbano sequence brings us again to Vigàta within the 19th century for a rip-roaring comedian novel.

1870s Sicily. a lot to the displeasure of Vigàta’s obdurate population, the city has simply been unified below the dominion of Italy. They’re now within the palms of a brand new govt they don’t comprehend, and so they certainly don’t like. Eugenio Bortuzzi has been named Prefect for Vigàta, a local consultant from the Italian govt to supervise the city. however the rowdy and unruly Sicilians don’t care a lot for this fairly pompous mainlander nor the mediocre opera he’s hell-bent on generating of their new municipal theater. The Brewer of Preston, it’s referred to as, and the Vigàtese are revving as much as wreak havoc at the performance’s establishing evening.

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Tripwire: A Jack Reacher Novel

By Lee Child

Jack Reacher hunts the hunter within the 3rd novel in Lee Child’s New York Times bestselling series.

Reacher's anonymity in Florida is shattered by way of an investigator who is come searching for him. yet hours after his arrival, the stranger is murdered. Retracing the PI's path again to long island, Reacher's forced to determine who was once trying to find him and why. He by no means anticipated the explanations to be so personal—and twisted.

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The Brotherhoods: Inside the Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs

By Arthur Veno

Completely revised and updated, the definitive account of Australia's outlaw bike golf equipment, written by way of the country's ideal professional on biker culture
 
Written by way of Australia’s top professional at the scene, this ebook unearths the genuine photo of the biker brotherhoods. Drawing on in-depth interviews, own tales, and years of meticulous learn, it explains the foundations and rituals of changing into a membership member, tells of landmark incidents in motorbike folklore, and profiles recognized biker identities. This absolutely revised variation outlines the altering nature of biker tradition, together with the increase of the so-called Nike bikies—an outlaw motorbike membership whose drug and turf wars threaten to spill onto the streets—and governmental makes an attempt to introduce arguable legislation to regulate the violence. A thesaurus of biker phrases is included.

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Betrayal

By John Lescroart

Dismas Hardy has the same opinion to take an attract overturn the homicide conviction of nationwide safeguard reservist Evan Scholler. Scholler had lots of purposes for revenge—but as Dismas delves into the case, he starts off to discover a poor fact that drops him correct into the advanced global of presidency conspiracy, assassination, and betrayal…

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The First Family: Terror, Extortion, Revenge, Murder, and the Birth of the American Mafia

By Mike Dash

Earlier than the infamous 5 households who ruled U.S. geared up crime for a bloody part century, there has been the one-fingered felony genius Giuseppe Morello–known as “The grab Hand”–and his deadly coterie of affiliates. In The First Family, historian, journalist, and New York occasions bestselling writer Mike sprint brings to existence this little-known tale, following the increase of the Mafia in the USA from the Nineties to the Twenties, from the lawless villages of Sicily to the streets of Little Italy. utilizing a powerful array of basic sources–hitherto untapped mystery carrier data, criminal documents, trial transcripts, and interviews with surviving relatives members–this is the 1st Mafia historical past that applies scholarly rigor to the tale of the Morello syndicate and the beginning of geared up crime on those shores.

Progressing from small-time scams to counterfeiting jewelry to even greater legal organisations, Giuseppe Morello exerted ruthless keep watch over of Italian neighborhoods in long island, and during adroit coordination with different Sicilian crime households, his snatch Hand quickly reached a ways past the Hudson River.

The males who battled Morello’s crews have been themselves colourful and mythical figures, together with William Flynn, a fearless mystery carrier agent, and Lieutenant Detective Giuseppe “Joe” Petrosino of the recent York Police Department’s elite Italian Squad, whose pursuit of the brutal gangs eventually expense him his existence.

Combining quality scholarship and pulse-quickening motion, and set amid rustic Sicilian landscapes and the streets of previous long island, The First kinfolk is a groundbreaking account of the the most important interval while the yank legal underworld exploded with violent fury around the kingdom.

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It Happens in the Dark (A Mallory Novel)

By Carol O'Connell

The experiences known as it “A Play to Die For” after a girl was once came across useless within the entrance row. It didn’t look so humorous the subsequent evening whilst one other physique used to be found—this time the playwright himself, his throat slashed. Detective Kathy Mallory of the NYPD specified Crimes Unit takes over, yet isn’t getting a directly resolution from someone. now not the lead actor, a film big name fallen on challenging good fortune; now not the lead actress, a apprehensive style with a dependence on prescription drugs; no longer even the cloth cabinet mistress, operating lower than an alias; and positively no longer the dual actors so unnervingly convincing taking part in psychos.

Now, behind the scenes, an individual 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 won't be fictional after all.

If Mallory can discover who’s dependable, heads will roll. regrettably, one in all them can be her personal.

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Act of Mercy: A Celtic Mystery

By Peter Tremayne

In the overdue autumn of 666 A.D., Fidelma of Cashel - an recommend of the Brehon Courts, sister to the King of Cashel, and religieuse of the Celtic Church is at a crossroads. desiring to mirror upon her dedication to the non secular existence and her dating to the Saxon monk Eadulf, she leaves Eadulf at the back of and joins a small band crusing from eire on a pilgrimage to the Shrine of St. James in modern day Spain. Her first shock on-board is the looks of Cian, her old flame, a guy who had abandoned her ten years in the past, and who stirs up thoughts she'd relatively forget.

As if this wasn't worry sufficient, at the first evening out the send is tossed through a turbulent sea and a pilgrim disappears, it appears washed overboard. however the visual appeal of a blood-stained gown increases the potential of homicide and dying keeps to puppy the tiny band of pilgrims trapped in the shut confines of the send. combating opposed to the antagonism of her fellow pilgrims, Fidelma is decided to unravel this so much difficult of puzzles ahead of the send reaches the shrine and the killer, if there's one, disappears forever.

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