The Dark Lake Gemma Woodstock Book 1

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Grand Central Publishing #ad - P. P1 {margin: 00px 00px 00px 00px; font: 11. 0px helvetica} span. S1 {font-kerning: none} a tight-knit community is shocked by revelations from decades past in this "enthralling" Associated Press literary mystery that "will keep you racing toward the end" Lisa Gardner. And not just any classmate, but rosalind ryan, whose beauty and inscrutability exerted a magnetic pull on Smithson High School, first during Rosalind's student years and then again when she returned to teach drama.

Brilliantly rendered, the dark lake has characters as compelling and mysteries as layered as the best thrillers from Gillian Flynn and Sophie Hannah. The lead homicide investigator in a rural town, Detective Sergeant Gemma Woodstock is deeply unnerved when a high school classmate is found strangled, her body floating in a lake.

The Dark Lake Gemma Woodstock Book 1 #ad - What made rosalind quit her teaching job in sydney and return to her hometown? why did she live in a small, run-down apartment when her father was one of the town's richest men? And despite her many admirers, did anyone in the town truly know her? Rosalind's enigmas frustrate and obsess Gemma, who has her own dangerous secrets--an affair with her colleague and past tragedies that may not stay in the past.

As much as rosalind's life was a mystery to Gemma when they were students together, her death presents even more of a puzzle.

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Into the Night Gemma Woodstock Book 2

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Grand Central Publishing #ad - Who could commit such a brazen crime? Who stands to profit from it? Far too many people, and none of them can be trusted. Gemma can't imagine a pair of victims with less in common--and yet as Gemma and Fleet soon learn, both men were keeping secrets that may have led to their deaths. Then sterling wade, is murdered in the middle of an action-packed shot, an up-and-coming actor filming his breakout performance in a closed-off city street, and Gemma and Nick have to put aside their differences to unravel the mysteries surrounding the actor's life and death.

Her new workplace is a minefield and Detective Sergeant Nick Fleet, the partner she has been assigned, is uncommunicative and often hostile. With riveting suspense, and a fascinating cast of characters, razor-sharp writing, INTO THE NIGHT proves Sarah Bailey is a major new talent to watch in the world of literary crime fiction.

Into the Night Gemma Woodstock Book 2 #ad - Troubled and brilliant, detective Sergeant Gemma Woodstock finds herself lost and alone after a recent move to Melbourne, brokenhearted by the decisions she's had to make. After the shocking murder of a high-profile celebrity, Gemma Woodstock must pull back the layers of a gilded cage to discover who among the victim's friends and family can be trusted--and who may be the killer.

When a homeless man is murdered and Gemma is put on the case, she can't help feeling a connection with the victim and his lonely, isolated existence.

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Six Suspects: A Novel

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Minotaur Books #ad - There's a caste system--even in murderFrom the author of the international bestseller Slumdog Millionaire comes a richly-textured tale of murder, corruption, and opportunity. Seven years ago, the playboy son of the home minister of Uttar Pradesh, murdered bartender Ruby Gill at a trendy restaurant in New Delhi, Vivek "Vicky" Rai, simply because she refused to serve him a drink.

Six Suspects: A Novel #ad - Now vicky rai has been killed at the party he was throwing to celebrate his acquittal. Audaciously and astutely plotted, with a panoramic imaginative sweep, Six Suspects is the work of a master storyteller. The police recover six guests with guns in their possession: a corrupt bureaucrat who claims to have become Mahatma Gandhi overnight; an American tourist infatuated with an Indian actress; a stone-age tribesman on a quest to recover a sacred stone; a Bollywood sex-symbol with a guilty secret; a mobile-phone thief who dreams big; and an ambitious politician prepared to stoop low.

Swarup unravels the lives and motives of the six suspects, offering both a riveting page-turner and an insightful peek into the heart of contemporary India.

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Broken Ground Karen Pirie Book 5

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Atlantic Monthly Press #ad - And as she gets closer to the truth, it becomes clear that not everyone shares her desire for justice. An engrossing, twisty thriller, Broken Ground reaffirms Val McDermid’s place as one of the best crime writers of her generation. But when alice finally uncovers it, she finds an unwanted surprise—a body with a bullet hole between the eyes.

Broken Ground Karen Pirie Book 5 #ad - Meanwhile, dci pirie is called in to unravel a case where nothing is quite as it seems. In broken ground, cold case detective Karen Pirie faces her hardest challenge yet. Internationally bestselling author Val McDermid is one of our finest crime writers, and her gripping, masterfully plotted novels have garnered millions of readers from around the globe.

. Or even the idea of what justice is. Six feet under in a highland peat bog lies Alice Somerville’s inheritance, buried by her grandfather at the end of World War II.

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The Forgotten Girls: Riveting suspense with an emotional twist you won’t see coming Louise Rick series Book 7

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Grand Central Publishing #ad - 1 international bestseller"one of the best I've come across. Michael connelly, #1 bestselling author of The Late ShowThe body of an unidentified woman has been discovered in a remote forest. Set against a moody and atmospheric landscape, the fORGOTTEN GIRLS is twisty, suspenseful, emotionally intense novel that secures Sara Blaedel's place in the pantheon of great thriller writers.

And as she uncovers more crimes that were committed--and hidden--in the forest, she is forced to confront a terrible link to her own past that has been carefully concealed. Louise rick, the new commander of the missing persons Department, waits four long days before pulling off a risky move: releasing a photo of the victim to the media, jeopardizing the integrity of the investigation in hopes of finding anyone who knew her.

The Forgotten Girls: Riveting suspense with an emotional twist you won’t see coming Louise Rick series Book 7 #ad - But louise soon discovers something even more disturbing: Lisemette had a twin, and both girls were issued death certificates more than thirty years ago. A large, unique scar on one side of her face should make the identification easy, but nobody has reported her missing. Lisemette was a "forgotten girl", abandoned by her family and left behind in the institution.

Louise's investigation takes a surprising twist when it brings her closer to her childhood home. The gamble pays off when a woman recognizes the victim as Lisemette, a child she cared for in the state mental institution many years ago.

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Inherit the Bones: A Detective Gemma Monroe Mystery Detective Gemma Monroe Novels Book 1

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Minotaur Books #ad - And in the winter, skiers and snowboarders take over the mountains. Small town colorado police detective gemma monroe is a human and fallible heroine I can't wait to meet again, and Littlejohn's prose is lyrical and gripping—the book is a sure bet for one of the finest debut novels of the year. Deborah crombiesecrets and lies can’t stay buried forever in Cedar Valley.

In the summer, hikers and campers pack the small Colorado town’s meadows and fields. Season by season, like the aspens and evergreens that surround the town, time passes and the lies, year after year, take root and spread deep. Now, someone has uncovered the lies, and it is his murder that continues a chain of events that began almost forty years ago.

Inherit the Bones: A Detective Gemma Monroe Mystery Detective Gemma Monroe Novels Book 1 #ad - I couldn't put down Inherit the Bones. Detective gemma monroe’s investigation takes her from the seedy grounds of a traveling circus to the powerful homes of those who would control Cedar Valley’s future. Six-months pregnant, with a partner she can’t trust and colleagues who know more than they’re saying, Gemma tracks a killer who will stop at nothing to keep those secrets buried.

Beautifully written with a riveting plot and a richly drawn cast of characters, Inherit the Bones is a mesmerizing debut from Emily Littlejohn.

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The Lost Man

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Flatiron Books #ad - Because if someone forced Cameron to his death, the isolation of the outback leaves few suspects. A powerful and brutal story of suspense set against a formidable landscape, The Lost Man confirms Jane Harper, author of The Dry and Force of Nature, is one of the best new voices in writing today. Cameron was the middle child, the one who ran the family homestead.

But something made him head out alone under the unrelenting sun. Nathan, his daughters, bub and nathan’s son return to Cameron’s ranch and to those left behind by his passing: his wife, and his mother, as well as their long-time employee and two recently hired seasonal workers. While they grieve cameron’s loss, suspicion starts to take hold, and Nathan is forced to examine secrets the family would rather leave in the past.

The Lost Man #ad - In an isolated belt of australia, their homes a three-hour drive apart, the brothers were one another’s nearest neighbors. Instant new york times bestsellertwo brothers meet in the remote australian outback when the third brother is found dead, in this stunning new standalone novel from Jane HarperBrothers Nathan and Bub Bright meet for the first time in months at the remote fence line separating their cattle ranches in the lonely outback.

. Their third brother, Cameron, lies dead at their feet.

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Scrublands

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Atria Books #ad - What was the real reason behind the priest’s shooting spree? and how does it connect to the backpacker murders, if at all? Martin struggles to uncover the town’s dark secrets, putting his job, his mental state, and his life at risk as more and more strange happenings escalate around him. In the vein of the dry and before the fall, a town’s dark secrets come to light in the aftermath of a young priest’s unthinkable last act in this arresting and searing debut thriller.

In riversend, an isolated rural community afflicted by an endless drought, a young priest does the unthinkable, killing five parishioners before being taken down himself. Just as martin believes he’s making headway, a new development rocks the town. A compulsively readable thriller of the highest order, Scrublands never loosens its grip, from its opening scene to the very last page.

A year later, accompanied by his own demons from war-time reporting, journalist Martin Scarsden arrives in Riversend. The bodies of two german backpackers—missing since the time of the church shootings—are discovered in a dam in the scrublands, deserted backwoods marked by forest fires. For fans of james lee burke, jane harper, and Robert Crais, Scrublands is a compelling and original crime novel that marks Chris Hammer as a stunning new voice in the genre.

Scrublands #ad - His assignment is simple: describe how the townspeople are coping as the anniversary of their tragedy approaches. But as martin meets the locals and hears their version of events, he begins to realize that the accepted wisdom—that the priest was a pedophile whose imminent exposure was the catalyst for the shooting, a theory established through an award-winning investigation by Martin’s own newspaper—may be wrong.

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The Secret Place Dublin Murder Squad, Book 5

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Penguin Books #ad - An absolutely mesmerizing read. With the clues leading back to holly’s close-knit group of friends, to their rival clique, and to the tangle of relationships that bound them all to the murdered boy, the private underworld of teenage girls turns out to be more mysterious and more dangerous than the detectives imagined.

. Detective stephen moran has been waiting for his chance to join dublin’s Murder Squad when sixteen-year-old Holly Mackey arrives in his office with a photo of the boy with the caption: “I KNOW WHO KILLED HIM. Stephen joins with detective antoinette Conway to reopen the case—beneath the watchful eye of Holly’s father, fellow detective Frank Mackey.

The Secret Place Dublin Murder Squad, Book 5 #ad - Tana french is simply this: a truly great writer. Gillian flynn read the new york times bestseller by tana French, author of The Witch Elm and “the most important crime novelist to emerge in the past 10 years” The Washington Post. A year ago a boy was found murdered at a girlsʼ boarding school, and the case was never solved.

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The Witch Elm: A Novel

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Viking #ad - Then a skull is found in the trunk of an elm tree in the garden - and as detectives close in, Toby is forced to face the possibility that his past may not be what he has always believed. A spellbinding standalone from one of the best suspense writers working today, and what we're capable of, The Witch Elm asks what we become, when we no longer know who we are.

Struggling to recover from his injuries, beginning to understand that he might never be the same man again, he takes refuge at his family's ancestral home to care for his dying uncle Hugo. Named a new york times notable book of 2018, vulture, slate, and a best book of 2018 by NPR, Elle, Vox, LitHub, The New York Times Book Review, The Boston Globe, Amazon, and Electric Literature.

The Witch Elm: A Novel #ad - Tana french’s best and most intricately nuanced novel yet. The new york timesan "extraordinary" Stephen King and "mesmerizing" LA Times new standalone novel from the master of crime and suspense. From the writer who "inspires cultic devotion in readers" the New Yorker and has been called "incandescent" by Stephen King, and "unputdownable" People, "absolutely mesmerizing" by Gillian Flynn, comes a gripping new novel that turns a crime story inside out.

Toby is a happy-go-lucky charmer who's dodged a scrape at work and is celebrating with friends when the night takes a turn that will change his life - he surprises two burglars who beat him and leave him for dead.

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The Ruin: A Novel

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Penguin Books #ad - Hand this one to readers of Tana French and to police-procedural fans. Booklist it's been twenty years since Detective Cormac Reilly discovered the body of Hilaria Blake in her crumbling home. Meanwhile, detective cormac reilly, who was recently transferred to Galway from his squad in Dublin, is assigned to dig into a cold case from twenty years ago—the seeming overdose of Jack and Maude's drug and alcohol addled mother.

Compelling, unexpected twists and a hold-your breath standoff. Other detectives are connecting Jack’s death to his mother’s, and pushing Reilly to arrest Maude, and fast. She throws herself into work, trying to forget—but Jack's sister Maude reappears in Ireland after years abroad, determined to prove Jack was murdered.

The Ruin: A Novel #ad - . But he's never forgotten the two children she left behind. When aisling conroy's boyfriend Jack is found in the freezing black waters of the river Corrib in Ireland, the police tell her it was suicide. A gritty look at trust and betrayal where the written law isn't the only one,  The Ruin asks who will protect you when the authorities can't—or won't.

But instinct tells him something isn’t quite what it seems… This unsettling small-town noir draws us deep into the dark heart of Ireland, desperation, where corruption, and crime run rife.

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