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Hit Man
Hit Man
By Block, Lawrence
1998-02 - William Morrow & Company
9780688141790 CHECK CATALOG

Keller is a killer. Professional, cool, confident, competent, reliable. But he is also a complex person: Guarded and reclusive, icy and ruthlessly efficient, he is prone to loneliness and self-doubt, nightmares and career worries. He is known to his therapist as a "corporate troubleshooter", but Keller's real business is murder. He lives the life of a well-paid but lonely traveling businessman, a habitue of impersonal hotel rooms, bleak stretches of highways in rental cars, and anonymous eateries. A born New Yorker, he nonetheless fantasizes about the good life in the country, and in every place he visits, he dreams of setting up a home, away from the pressures and moral complexities his line of work entails. …More

Goodnight, Irene
Goodnight, Irene
By Burke, Jan
2003-04 - Pocket Books
9780743483346 CHECK CATALOG

Intrepid reporter Irene Kelly returns to the streets of Las Piernas to investigate her former college professor--a once brilliant academic now destitute, missing, and the subject of pernicious rumors linking him to a lucrative and deadly blackmail ring. …More

The Tin Collectors
The Tin Collectors
By Cannell, Stephen J.
2002-01 - St. Martin's Press
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LAPD detective Shane Scully answers a domestic violence call that escalates to Scully shooting his ex-partner. Scully calls it self defense, but his department calls it murder. Internal Affairs prosecutor Alexa Hamilton collects badges of bad cops--and she eyes Scully's badge. But when Alexa's investigation unearths the truth about the dead cop's double life, it opens a hall of mirrors. Martin's Press. …More

Killing Floor
Killing Floor
By Child, Lee
2006-04 - Jove Books
9780515141429 CHECK CATALOG

While passing through a small Georgia town, former cop Jack Reacher is arrested for murder. Jack knows that he didn't kill anybody. But he doesn't stand a chance of convincing anyone. Reissue. …More

Tell No One
Tell No One
By Harlan Coben
2001-07 - Delacorte
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She was his great love, the woman he'd adored since they were children. But a few months into their marriage, Elizabeth Beck was abducted, then found dead, the brutalized victim of a serial killer. Now, eight years later, Beck receives a mysterious e-mail suggesting that Elizabeth may still be alive. …More

The Black Echo
The Black Echo
By Connelly, Michael
2002-12 - Warner Books
9780446612739 CHECK CATALOG

The very first Harry Bosch novel, winner of the Edgar Award for Best First Novel, is available once more. A body discovered in a drainpipe on Mulholland Drive turns out to be a fellow Vietnam "tunnel rat" who had fought by the side of the maverick LAPD homicide detective. Now Bosch is about to relive the horror of 'Nam while on the hunt for a killer whose true face will shock him. Martin's Press. …More

Post-Mortem
Post-Mortem
By Cornwell, Patricia D.
2009-12 - Pocket Star Books
9781439148129 CHECK CATALOG

Now available in a tall Premium Edition, the novel that introduces one of suspense fiction's most compelling heroines--Dr. Kay Scarpetta--from a #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author. Reissue. …More

The Monkey's Raincoat
The Monkey's Raincoat
By Crais, Robert
1992-03 - Bantam Books
9780553275858 CHECK CATALOG

Taking the mystery community by storm, this Elvis Cole novel was nominated for the Edgar, Anthony, Shamus, and Macavity awards and won both the Anthony and Macavity for Best Novel of the Year. Crais, a VP at Paramount, was previously head script writer for Quincy, Hill Street Blues, and Cagney and Lacey. …More

The Bone Collector
The Bone Collector
By Deaver, Jeffery
Author Hardy, Thomas
1998-03 - Signet Book
9780451188458 CHECK CATALOG

In his most gripping thriller yet, Jeffery Deaver takes readers on a terrifying ride into two ingenious minds--that of a physically-challenged detective and the scheming killer he must stop. The detective was the former head of forensics at the NYPD, but is now a quadriplegic who can only exercise his mind. The killer is a man whose obsession with old New York helps him choose his next victim. Now, with the help of a beautiful young cop, this diabolical killer must be stopped before he can kill again! …More

The Quiet Game
The Quiet Game
By Iles, Greg
2000-07 - Signet Book
9780451180421 CHECK CATALOG

When former prosecutor Penn Cage returns to his hometown of Natchez, Mississippi, he doesn't find the peace he desperately craves. He finds that his own father is being blackmailed by a corrupt ex-cop. And when Penn investigates, he uncovers a murderous secret--and the town's violent past. …More

Now You See Her
Now You See Her
By Fielding, Joy
2011-02 - Atria Books
9781416585312 CHECK CATALOG

A newly-divorced woman embarks on a desperate search for her daughter, believed to have drowned two years earlier. …More

Alone
Alone
By Gardner, Lisa
2005-01 - Bantam Books
9780553802535 CHECK CATALOG

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When a sniper with the Massachusetts State Police SWAT Team saves a woman and her young son by shooting her armed husband, he finds himself in a twisted minefield of sordid wealth and family secrets--and a lot of trouble. …More

Ashes to Ashes
Ashes to Ashes
By Hoag, Tami
2000-06 - Bantam Books
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He performs his profane ceremony in a wooded Minneapolis park, anointing his victims, then setting the bodies ablaze. He has already claimed three lives, and he won't stop there. Only this time there is a witness. But she isn't talking.

Enter Kate Conlan, former FBI agent turned victim/witness advocate. Not even she can tell if the reluctant witness is a potential victim or something more troubling still. Her superiors are interested only because the latest victim may be the daughter of Peter Bondurant, an enigmatic billionaire. When he pulls strings, Special Agent John Quinn gets assigned to the case. But the FBI's ace profiler of serial killers is the last person Kate wants to work with, not with their troubled history. Now she faces the most difficult role of her career -- and her life. For she's the only woman who has what it takes to stop the killer... and the one woman he wants next. …More

When the Bough Breaks
When the Bough Breaks
By Kellerman, Jonathan
1985-03 - Scribner Book Company
9780689115196 CHECK CATALOG

In the first Alex Delaware novel, Dr. Morton Handler practiced a strange brand of psychiatry. Among his specialties were fraud, extortion, and sexual manipulation. Handler paid for his sins when he was brutally murdered in his luxurious Pacific Palisades apartment. The police have no leads, but they do have one possible witness: seven-year-old Melody Quinn.
It's psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware's job to try to unlock the terrible secret buried in Melody's memory. But as the sinister shadows in the girl's mind begin to take shape, Alex discovers that the mystery touches a shocking incident in his own past.
This connection is only the beginning, a single link in a forty-year-old conspiracy. And behind it lies an unspeakable evil that Alex Delaware must expose before it claims another innocent victim: Melody Quinn. …More

Intensity
Intensity
By Koontz, Dean R.
2012-01 - Bantam
9780345533371 CHECK CATALOG

Chyna Shepherd, a young woman struggling to rise above a troubled, difficult past, finds herself suddenly caught in the black shadow of a sociopath--a "homicidal adventurer" whose belief in a life of intensity utterly discounts the value of others. Over the course of just 36 hours, Chyna discovers in herself depths of fear she has never before known. …More

Faceless Killers
Faceless Killers
By Mankell, Henning
2003-01 - Vintage Books
9781400031573 CHECK CATALOG

First in the Kurt Wallander series.
It was a senselessly violent crime: on a cold night in a remote Swedish farmhouse an elderly farmer is bludgeoned to death, and his wife is left to die with a noose around her neck. And as if this didn't present enough problems for the Ystad police Inspector Kurt Wallander, the dying woman's last word is "foreign, leaving the police the one tangible clue they have-and in the process, the match that could inflame Sweden's already smoldering anti-immigrant sentiments.
Unlike the situation with his ex-wife, his estranged daughter, or the beautiful but married young prosecuter who has peaked his interest, in this case, Wallander finds a problem he can handle. He quickly becomes obsessed with solving the crime before the already tense situation explodes, but soon comes to realize that it will require all his reserves of energy and dedication to solve. …More

Supreme Justice
Supreme Justice
By Margolin, Phillip M.
2011-01 - Harper
9780062044839 CHECK CATALOG

Policewoman Sara Woodruff, on death row for murdering her lover, John Finley, is appealing her case to the United States Supreme Court. But the unexpected resignation of a prominent justice could sink her appeal. Then a second justice is attacked for no apparent reason.

Called in to quietly investigate, p.i. Dana Cutler finds disturbing links between the Woodruff appeal, the ominous incidents in the justices' chambers . . . and a shootout that occurred years before on a small freighter docked upriver in Shelby, Oregon, with only one survivor: "John Finley." Joining forces with former colleagues Brad Miller and FBI agent Keith Evans, who helped bring down a president in "Executive Privilege," it's not long before Dana discovers a deadly secret in the heart of the U.S. intelligence community. …More

The Blue Hour
The Blue Hour
By Parker, T. Jefferson
2000-04 - Hyperion Books
9780786889693 CHECK CATALOG

Tim Hess is a semi-retired veteran cop staring at a death sentence -- his own. In the throes of a losing battle against cancer, he accepts what is certain to be his last big case: tracking down a ruthless killer who's been abducting beautiful young women from Orange Country.

Merci Rayborn has a reputation for causing trouble. Brash, ambitious, and impatient, she hasn't devoted any time to her personal life, and she's not terribly popular with her peers or her superiors. Hess isn't thrilled to be taking orders from this difficult yet smart young woman. And he certainly isn't planning to fall in love with her...

With all signs pointing to a paroled sex offender, Hess and Merci find themselves up against a wall and against time, as the suspect's alibi proves airtight. It will take everything they've got -- including one of their lives -- to get their man. …More

Undercurrents
Undercurrents
By Pearson, Ridley
1992-07 - St. Martin's Press
9780312929589 CHECK CATALOG

This chillingly authentic hunt for a savage mass murderer by an obsessed cop induces nerve-tingling terror in readers while generating ongoing profits for booksellers! "A real winner!"--Tony Hillerman. Ties in to the March hardcover release of Pearson's Probable Cause. …More

Rules of Prey
Rules of Prey
By Sandford, John
2005-08 - Berkley
9780425205815 CHECK CATALOG

This very first Prey novel that introduced Minneapolis cop Lucas Davenport is now repackaged, with a new Introduction by the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author. Reissue. …More

Devil's Corner
Devil's Corner
By Scottoline, Lisa
2005-05 - HarperLargePrint
9780060787189 CHECK CATALOG

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When prosecutor Vicki Allegretti arrives at a rowhouse to meet a confidential informant, she finds herself in the wrong place at the wrong time -- and is almost shot to death. She barely escapes with her life, but cannot save the two others gunned down before her disbelieving eyes. Stunned and heartbroken, Vicki tries to figure out how a routine meeting on a minor case became a double homicide.Vicki's suspicions take her to Devil's Corner, a city neighborhood teetering on the brink of ruin -- thick with broken souls, innocent youth, and a scourge that preys on both. But the deeper Vicki probes, the more she becomes convinced that the murders weren't random and the killers were more ruthless than she thought.When another murder thrusts Vicki together with an unlikely ally, she buckles up for a wild ride down a dangerous street -- and into the cross-hairs of a conspiracy as powerful as it is relentless. …More

Terminal
Terminal
By Vachss, Andrew H.
2008-12 - Vintage Books USA
9780307387059 CHECK CATALOG

After years of carefully working the edges, a blood-commitment forces Burke's return to his former career: "violence-for-money."
Claw, once the shot-caller of a white supremacist prison gang is free . . . and terminally ill--he desperately needs a pile of cash to bet on a long-shot cure. He tells Burke about a punk who once purchased protection from him, a man who claims to know the truth behind a "cold case, " the unsolved rape-murder of a thirteen-year-old girl. The killers are all weathly men today, ideal blackmail marks. But wealth is power, and the informant needs Claw's protection again. Burke decides to roll the dice. A win would give Burke the two things he lives for: Money and Revenge. A loss would turn "terminal" from a diagnosis into a certainly, and not just for Claw. …More

Death Qualified
Death Qualified
By Wilhelm, Kate
2002-04 - Mira Books
9781551668727 CHECK CATALOG

Lucas Kendricks arrives at his wife Nell's property seven years after disappearing and is instantly shot dead. Accused of murder, Nell turns to lawyer Frank Holloway. Knowing he can't win this case alone, he calls upon his daughter, Barbara, who gave up her practice years before but is legally able to defend clients in death penalty cases. Barbara finds herself drawn to the case and reclaims the search for truth that first led her to the law. …More

Privileged Information
Privileged Information
By White, Stephen
2004-10 - Signet Book
9780451212818 CHECK CATALOG

The "New York Times" bestselling author's crime-solving psychologist Alan Gregory made his debut with this dark thriller about a therapist's dilemma: balancing the confidentiality of a client who may be innocent against the public's right to be protected from a possible murderer. Reissue. …More

New York Dead
New York Dead
By Woods, Stuart
2009-03 - Harper
9780061711862 CHECK CATALOG

Everyone is always telling Stone Barrington that he's too smart to be a cop, but it's pure luck that places him on the streets in the dead of night, just in time to witness the horrifying incident that turns his life inside out.

Suddenly he's on the front page of every New York newspaper, and his life is hopelessly entwined in the increasingly shocking life (and perhaps death) of Sasha Nijinsky, the country's hottest and most beautiful television anchorwoman.

No matter where he turns, the case is waiting for him, haunting his nights and turning his days into a living hell. Stone finds himself caught in a perilous web of unspeakable crimes, dangerous friends, and sexual depravity that has throughout it one common thread: Sasha. …More

 

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