Download E-books Trail of Dead (Scarlett Bernard Book 2) PDF

By Melissa F. Olson

Book 2 of the Scarlett Bernard series

As a null, Scarlett Bernard possesses a unprecedented skill to counteract the supernatural by way of immediately neutralizing spells and magical forces. For years she has used her reward to wash crime scenes of any magical lines, supporting the strong paranormal groups of l. a. remain hidden. yet after LAPD detective Jesse Cruz chanced on Scarlett’s mystery, he made a discount together with her: resolve a very grisly homicide case, and he could remain silent in regards to the city’s unearthly underworld.

Now lifeless witches are came upon a number of days earlier than Christmas, and Scarlett is once more strong-armed into aiding the research. She quickly unearths a connection among the murders and her personal former mentor, Olivia, a null who mysteriously become a vampire and who harbors her personal sinister schedule. Now Scarlett needs to revisit her painful earlier to discover Olivia—unless the blood-drenched current claims her lifestyles first.

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Download E-books The Harry Bosch Novels, Volume 1: The Black Echo, The Black Ice, The Concrete Blonde (Harry Bosch, Books 1-3) PDF

By Michael Connelly

For the 1st time in a single quantity, the 3 novels that brought Michael Connelly's nice LAPD murder detective, maverick Hieronymous (Harry) Bosch. The Black Echo (Winner of the Edgar Award for most sensible First Novel) For Harry Bosch-hero, loner, nighthawk-the physique crammed in a drainpipe off Mulholland force isn't simply one other statistic. This one is own. Billy Meadows used to be a fellow Vietnam "tunnel rat," scuffling with the VC and the phobia they used to name the Black Echo. Harry allow Meadows down as soon as. He won't do it back. The Black Ice The corpse within the inn room appears to be like that of a lacking LAPD narcotics officer. Rumors abound that the cop had crossed over-selling a brand new drug referred to as Black Ice. Now Harry's making a few harmful connections, best from the cop to a string of bloody murders, and from Hollywood Boulevard's drug bazaar to Mexico's dusty again alleys. during this deadly online game, Harry is perhaps the following sufferer. The Concrete Blonde whilst Harry Bosch shot and killed Norman Church, the police have been confident it marked the tip of the search for the Dollmaker-L.A.'s such a lot extraordinary serial killer. yet now Church's widow is accusing Harry of killing the incorrect man-a cost that earrings terrifyingly actual while a brand new sufferer is chanced on with the Dollmaker's macabre signature. For the second one time, Harry needs to hunt the assassin down, earlier than he moves back. jointly, those 3 novels are the correct option to detect, or rediscover, the sleuth the hot York occasions booklet overview known as a "wonderful, outdated hero who isn't afraid to stroll during the flames."

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Download E-books Omertá: A Novel PDF

By Mario Puzo


Mario Puzo spent the final 3 years of his existence writing Omerta, the concluding installment in his saga approximately energy and morality in the United States. within the Godfather, he brought us to the Corleones. within the final Don, he informed the depraved story of the Clericuzios. In Omerta, Puzo chronicles the affairs of the Apriles, a kin near to legitimacy in an international of criminals.

Don Raymonde Aprile is an outdated guy wily sufficient to retire gracefully from prepared crime after a life of ruthless conquest. Having stored his 3 little ones at a distance, he's ensured that they're now good individuals of the institution: Valerius is a military colonel who teaches at West element, Marcantonio is an influential television community govt, and Nicole is a company litigator with a weak spot for professional bono circumstances to struggle the demise penalty. to guard them from damage, and to take care of his entrée into the valid global of foreign banking, Don Aprile has followed a "nephew" from Sicily, Astorre Viola, whose criminal dad or mum made the unlucky determination to devote suicide within the trunk of a motor vehicle. Astorre is an not going enforcer—a macaroni importer with a passion for driving stallions and recording Italian ballads together with his band.
Though Don Aprile's retirement is visible as a company chance via his final Mafia rival, Timmona Portella, it truly is seen with suspicion through Kurt Cilke, the FBI's certain agent accountable for investigating equipped crime. Cilke has accomplished impressive luck in breaking down the bonds among households, cultivating high-ranking assets who in go back for federal defense have violated omerta—Sicilian for "code of silence," the vow between males of honor that, till lately, saved them from betraying their secrets and techniques to the authorities.
As Cilke and the FBI mount their crusade to wipe out the Mafia as soon as and for all, Astorre Viola and the Apriles locate themselves in the middle of one final warfare, a clash during which it's not easy to tell apart who, if an individual, is at the correct aspect of the legislation, and even if mercy or vengeance is the easiest process action.
Rich with suspense, darkish humor, and the larger-than-life characters who've grew to become Mario Puzo's novels into glossy myths, Omerta is a strong epitaph for the Mafia on the flip of a brand new century, and a last triumph for a superb American storyteller.

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Download E-books Stolen From the Garden: The Kidnapping of Virginia Piper PDF

By William Swanson

On a July afternoon in 1972, masked males waving weapons kidnapped forty-nine-year-old Virginia Piper from the backyard of her lakeside domestic in Orono, Minnesota. After her husband, a well-known funding banker, paid a $1 million ransom, an nameless caller directed the FBI to a thickly wooded component to a northern Minnesota country park. There, days after her nightmare all started, Ginny Piper––chained to a tree, filthy and exhausted, yet bodily unharmed––awaited her rescuers. 
The intensely inner most couple lived via a media firestorm. either Bobby and Ginny Piper herself—naturally reserved and unusually composed within the aftermath of her ordeal—were topic to FBI scrutiny within the biggest kidnap-for-ransom case in bureau annals. while profession criminals have been eventually indicted 5 years after the kidnapping, the Pipers back took middle degree in lengthy trials earlier than a jury’s verdict made headlines around the nation. 
Drawing on heavily held govt records and specific interviews with relatives, investigators, suspects, attorneys, and others in detail attached to the case, William Swanson presents the 1st complete account of the sensational Piper kidnapping and its lengthy, eventful aftermath––and makes a case for the main believable reason for what relatively occurred on that July afternoon. 

William Swanson is the writer of Dial M: The homicide of Carol Thompson and Black White Blue: The Assassination of Patrolman Sackett. 

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Download E-books Book of Shadows PDF

By Alexandra Sokoloff

Homicide detective Adam Garrett is already a emerging famous person within the Boston police division while he and his cynical associate, Carl Landauer, trap a scary case that may make their careers: the ritualistic homicide of a prosperous university woman that looks to have Satanic elements. 

The companions make a brief arrest whilst all facts issues to a different scholar, a bothered musician in a Goth band who was once both courting or stalking the murdered woman. yet Garrett’s case is became the wrong way up while attractive, mysterious Tanith Cabarrus, a training witch from within reach Salem, walks into the murder bureau and insists that the genuine culprit remains to be at huge. Tanith claims to have had psychic visions that the killer has ritually sacrificed different young children in his makes an attempt to summon a robust, historical demon.  

All Garrett's ideals in regards to the nature of truth could be established as he's pressured to staff up with a girl he's fiercely drawn to yet can't belief, in a race to discover a psychotic killer prior to he moves back.

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Download E-books Judge & Jury PDF

By James Patterson

From number one bestselling writer James Patterson comes the final word criminal mystery the place the pass judgement on and jury are terrified. the decision: run in your lifestyles. Failing to flee jury accountability, aspiring actress Andie DeGrasse finally ends up as Juror #11 in a landmark case. during this new Trial of the Century, a Mafia don often called the Electrician is associated with hundreds and hundreds of ugly crimes. monitoring this ruthless killer for years, senior FBI agent Nick Pellisante fears that the defendant's energy reaches a ways past the court, whether the FBI's proof is ironclad. simply because the jury finishes deliberations, the Electrician makes a devastating circulation that shocks the complete state - and shatters Andie's global. Now she and Pellisante needs to hunt for the Electrician sooner than he executes his such a lot frightening endgame.

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Download E-books And On The Sixth Day PDF

By D. A. Childers

Sign up for rookie Atlanta murder detective Matthew Dugan as he tracks essentially the most vicious serial killers ever identified to the city.

What began as a likely basic yet extraordinary homicide and dismemberment on a subway teach - the best case for a tender rookie to make a reputation for himself - fast spiraled right into a rapid-fire string of brutal murders that plagued the town relentlessly for weeks.

To complicate issues for Matt as he struggles to navigate his method in the course of the psychological international of a demented killer, he's nonetheless suffering to navigate his personal lifestyles and restricted touch together with his daughter after his fresh divorce. And continuously lurking slightly below the outside is Matt's lifelong conflict to deal with the dying of his exact dual brother once they have been teenagers.

Then, simply as all at once because the murders began, they cease. yet issues are faraway from over, for the top of the killing spree is actually in simple terms the 1st day of the killer's actual plan. however the 6th day will convey Detective Dugan nose to nose with the killer, and with the belief that a few monsters can easily by no means be tamed. And on that 6th day, Detective Dugan is outwardly left with just one surprising and unforeseen choice - and that alternative will switch lives forever.

And at the 6th Day starts off as a fast moving crime drama and morphs right into a profoundly advanced, deep and irritating mental thriller.
And at the 6th Day comprises picture content material appropriate for adults. Parental discretion is suggested.

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Download E-books Last Dance, Last Chance (Ann Rule's Crime Files) PDF

By Ann Rule

"America's top true-crime author" (Kirkus Reviews), Ann Rule offers an all-new number of crime tales drawn from her inner most documents -- and that includes the riveting case of a fraudulent physician whose lifelong deceptions had lethal effects.
Dr. Anthony Pignataro used to be a beauty healthcare professional and a famed scientific researcher whose flashy pink Lamborghini and flamboyant way of life in western long island kingdom recommended a hugely winning occupation. yet appearances, as this surprising insider account of Pignataro's tailspin from health care professional to prisoner proves, might be deceiving -- and, for the doctor's spouse, just about lethal. nobody used to be secure in the event that they acquired in his means. With scalpel, medicinal drugs, and arsenic, he betrayed each oath a doctor makes -- till his personal schemes backfired. Now, the motivations of the vintage sociopath are plumbed with chilling accuracy by way of Ann Rule. besides different surprising precise situations, this world wide headline-making case could have you turning pages in disbelief relied on physician may possibly sink to the depths of greed, manipulation, and self-aggrandizement the place even gradual, planned homicide isn't noticeable for what it really is: natural evil.

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Download E-books The Wilderness of Ruin: A Tale of Madness, Fire, and the Hunt for America's Youngest Serial Killer PDF

By Roseanne Montillo

In past due nineteenth-century Boston, domestic to Herman Melville and Oliver Wendell Holmes, a serial killer preying on young children is working unfastened within the city—a desert of damage attributable to the nice hearth of 1872—in this literary ancient crime mystery similar to The satan within the White City.

In the early 1870s, neighborhood young ones start disappearing from the working-class neighborhoods of Boston. numerous go back domestic bloody and bruised after being tortured, whereas others by no means come back.

With the town on side, professionals think the abductions are the handiwork of a psychopath, until eventually they realize that their killer—fourteen-year-old Jesse Pomeroy—is slightly older than his sufferers. The felony research that follows sparks a debate one of the world’s such a lot respected scientific minds, and may have a decades-long effect at the judicial process and scientific consciousness.

The wasteland of destroy is a riveting story of grotesque homicide and depravity. At its heart is an outstanding American urban divided through class—a chasm that widens within the aftermath of the nice hearth of 1872. Roseanne Montillo brings Gilded Age Boston to wonderful life—from the genteel cobblestone streets of Beacon Hill to the squalid, overcrowded tenements of Southie. right here, too, is the author Herman Melville. Enthralled through the kid killer’s case, he enlists doctor Oliver Wendell Holmes to assist him know how it could actually relate to his personal psychological instability.

With verve and old element, Roseanne Montillo explores this situation that reverberated through all of Boston society in an effort to support us comprehend our smooth starvation for the prurient and sensational.

The wasteland of Ruin positive aspects greater than a dozen black-and-white photographs.

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