Bangkok Rules by Harlan Wolff

By Harlan Wolff

Thailand is terrified. A sadistic serial killer has been abducting younger innocents for his ritual horror and the experts are clueless. Carl Engel is an enigma. The blunt Londoner has cast a thirty-year profession as a personal investigator amid the chaos of Thailand's political historical past. suffering from advancing years and a reducing workload he's approached through an aged American with a profitable lacking people case. The case descends into the sordid global of the elusive serial killer and a menacing net of political intrigue relationship again to the Vietnam battle. Carl needs to use his guile and event to stick alive, locate the killer and negotiate the damaging army pursuits that lurk behind the curtain. in accordance with a true individual Carl Engel lives in an international hardly noticeable by way of outsiders and hauls the reader on a pulsating trip to the explosive end.

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Clouds of Witness (Lord Peter Wimsey, Book 2) by Dorothy L. Sayers

By Dorothy L. Sayers

First released in nice Britain in 1926 via T. Fisher Unwin

A must-read for lovers of Agatha Christie's Poirot and Margery Allingham's Campion Mysteries, Lord Peter Wimsey is the immortal beginner sleuth created by means of Dorothy L Sayers.

The Duke of Denver, accused of homicide, stands trial for his lifestyles in the home of Lords.

Naturally, his brother Lord Peter Wimsey is investigating the crime - this can be a kinfolk affair. The homicide happened on the duke's capturing inn and Lord Peter's sister was once engaged to marry the useless man.

But why does the duke refuse to co-operate with the research? Can he rather be accountable, or is he masking up for somebody?

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No Dawn for Men by James LePore

By James LePore

In 1938, Nazi Germany prepares to increase its succeed in a ways past its borders. the major to domination lies in a mystery that will make their military not just unbeatable, yet un-killable.

MI-6, understanding that anything in all likelihood devastating is constructing, recruits student and novelist John Ronald Reuel Tolkien to shuttle to Germany to determine what this is able to be, utilizing the German approval for his children's novel THE HOBBIT as conceal. becoming a member of him there's MI-6 agent Ian Fleming, nonetheless years clear of his personal writing profession yet posing as a Reuters journalist. jointly, Tolkien and Fleming gets to the guts of the key – and they're going to face a fury more than even their prodigious imaginations thought of possible.

Both an astonishing paintings of suspense and a literary treasure trove to please lovers of both writer, NO sunrise FOR males is a nonstop experience.

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Trouble in the Pipeline (The Hardy Boys Casefiles, Book 26) by Franklin W. Dixon

By Franklin W. Dixon

Kickbacks consistently fall into the incorrect hands.

Frank and Joe fly to Alaska to track Scott Sanders, who's purported to be engaged on a top-secret undertaking for a mining enterprise. while corporation officers declare they've by no means heard of Scott, the Hardys develop suspicious. They locate that a few corporation managers were promoting jobs at the oil pipeline. yet earlier than the brother detectives can dig deeper, they're abducted and compelled to bail out over the arctic desolate tract. Stranded, Frank and Joe face their hardest try out -- struggling with starvation, grizzly bears, and bullets to outlive -- whereas at trail's finish a bunch referred to as the Assassins waits to provide them their ultimate examination.

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The Number File (The Hardy Boys Casefiles, Book 17) by Franklin W. Dixon

By Franklin W. Dixon

Hoping on crime is dicy business.

Frank and Joe are absorbing a few solar in Bermuda and performing some sleuthing at the part. Their father desires them to take a look at a shady personality named Bernhard Krugar, the suspected kingpin of a large bank card rip-off. however the brothers aren't making any headway -- to date Krugar is clean.

When the Hardy's undercover agent on Krugar's villa, certainly one of his thugs spots them. prior to they comprehend it, they're being tailed through a black sedan and run off the line into the sea! this isn't the act of an blameless guy. Their holiday shot, Frank and Joe unravel to nail Krugar. yet he's directly to them, and he has different plans -- like arranging for the brothers to fade within the Bermuda Triangle.

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The Bride Collector by Ted Dekker

By Ted Dekker

FBI certain agent Brad Raines is dealing with his hardest case but. A Denver serial killer has killed 4 appealing younger women, leaving a bridal veil at each one crime scene, and he's determining up his velocity. not able to crack the case, Raines appeals for aid from a most original resource: citizens of the heart for wellbeing and Intelligence, a personal psychiatric establishment for mentally in poor health members whose are terribly talented.

It's there that he meets Paradise, a tender lady who witnessed her father homicide her family members and rarely escaped his hand. clinically determined with schizophrenia, Paradise can also have an extrasensory reward: the power to adventure the ultimate moments of a person's existence while she touches the lifeless physique.

In a determined try and locate the killer, Raines enlists Paradise's support. with a purpose to win her belief, he befriends this unusual younger girl and starts to determine in her characteristics that almost all 'sane people' sorely lack. progressively, he starts off to question no matter if sanity is living open air the health facility walls...or inside.

As the Bride Collector choices up the pace-and volume-of his grotesque crucifixions, the case turns into much more own to Raines whilst his pal and colleague, a gorgeous younger forensic psychologist, turns into the Bride Collector's subsequent goal.

The FBI believes that the killer plans to homicide seven girls. Can Paradise aid sooner than it's too overdue?

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The Glass Key by Dashiell Hammett

By Dashiell Hammett

Paul Madvig was once a cheerfully corrupt ward-heeler who aspired to whatever greater: the daughter of Senator Ralph Bancroft Henry, the heiress to a dynasty of political purebreds. Did he wish her badly adequate to devote homicide? And if Madvig was once blameless, which of his dozens of enemies used to be doing an extraordinarily reliable task of framing him? Dashiell Hammett's journey de strength of detective fiction combines an hermetic plot, authentically venal characters, and writing of telegraphic crispness.

A one-time detective and a grasp of deft understatement, Dashiell Hammett nearly invented the hard-boiled crime novel.  This vintage Hammet paintings of detective fiction combines an hermetic plot, authentically venal characters, and writing of telegraphic crispness.

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The Rose in Darkness (Inspector Charlesworth, Book 4) by Christianna Brand

By Christianna Brand

Whereas working for her lifestyles, a failed actress comes throughout a useless body.

Sari Morne had a shot at stardom, a five-year care for a ecu movie studio, and a starring function in an Italian romance that was once poised to turn into a vintage. however the movie flopped, and Sari wasted her large holiday, disappearing from the set to flirt along with her new beau: Prince Aldo, inheritor to a dukedom. 3 years later, she is washed up, and all she has left from her romance is a ring—the super heirloom diamond that the Duke’s affiliates will kill to retrieve.

Sari is being chased by way of the Duke’s henchmen whilst a tree falls throughout her course. She swaps autos with a guy at the different part of the fallen bushes, who's in precisely as a lot of a rush as she is. whilst she reaches domestic, she realizes why. there's a corpse within the again seat—a younger girl, appealing not more. demise is throughout her, and Sari’s merely wish is to maintain operating.

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The Emperor's Assassin: Memoirs of a Bow Street Runner by T. F. Banks

By T. F. Banks

For two decades, England and France were at conflict. Now the struggle has come home…

On a sunny July day in 1815, Plymouth Sound is crowded with boats vying for a view of England’s nice battleship HMS Bellerophon. For aboard the vessel is the stout little Frenchman who threw the realm into chaos. In London, a few humans clamor for Napoleon’s execution, others for his exile, and nonetheless others for a civil trial on English soil. For one humble London detective, the talk has became lethal. Bow highway Runner Henry Morton has a homicide to solve--and Napoleon himself is on the middle of the matter.

The sufferer is a Frenchwoman, the mistress of a count number. quickly Morton is racing via a demimonde of French expatriates, Bonapartists, fanatical Royalists, and one very harmful, drunken petty criminal. From an unique London brothel to a scene of carnage on a Dartmoor farm, the detective enters a covert battle over Napoleon’s destiny. And amid the betrayal, deception, and homicide, Morton will face a waterloo of his personal.

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