Der Weg zum Ruhm kann tödlich enden...
Zwanzig Jahre ist es her, dass die talentierte Jungschauspielerin Susan Dempsey abends zum Vorsprechen aufbrach - aber nie ankam. Am nächsten Tag wird sie ermordet im Park gefunden, mit nur noch einem Schuh an den Füßen. Zu den Verdächtigen gehören einflussreiche Hollywoodgrößen, aber der Mordfall wird nie aufgeklärt. Bis Laurie Moran, die als TV-Journalistin auf chilly situations spezialisiert ist, sich des Falls annimmt - und sie sich zur Zielscheibe des Täters macht. < br />
Die vielseitige und lebendige Stimme von Michou Friesz schafft ein beeindruckendes Porträt der Charaktere und ihrer dunklen Seiten.
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By Alexander McCall Smith
Professor Dr. von Igelfeld leisure – publication 2
The Professor Dr. von Igelfeld leisure sequence slyly skewers academia, chronicling the comedian misadventures of the endearingly awkward Professor Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld, and his long-suffering colleagues on the Institute of Romantic Philology in Germany.
Readers who fell in love with valuable Ramotswe, owner of The No. 1 women’ Detective supplier, now have new reason for party within the protagonist of those 3 light-footed comedian novels through Alexander McCall Smith. Welcome to the insane and rarified international of Professor Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld of the Institute of Romance Philology. Von Igelfeld is engaged in a unending quest to win the glory he feels definite he's due–a quest which has the tendency to head hilariously off target.
In The Finer issues of Sausage Dogs, Professor Dr. Von Igelfeld is incorrect for a veterinarian and never eager to name recognition to the fake pas, starts off working towards veterinary drugs and not using a license. He finally ends up working on a friend’s dachshund to dramatic and unlucky impact. He additionally transports relics for a schismatically challenged Coptic prelate, and is pursued via marriage-minded widows on board a Mediterranean cruise send.
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By Lynda La Plante
Within the footsteps of Jane Tennison, immortalized by way of Helen Mirren in Prime Suspect, comes Anna Travis, a rookie girl detective approximately to embark on her first homicide case. The murders could not be extra grotesque. the strategy of killing is the same, the backgrounds of the women very comparable -- all are prostitutes. because the e-book opens, a 7th physique is located, related modus operandi however the sufferer this time is a candy younger pupil. Anna stumbles on an essential piece of data that hyperlinks one guy to the killings, a well known, much-loved actor. His protestation of innocence is convincing, and Anna may be succumbing to his flattering cognizance. What if he's arrested, the media erupts, and he's the incorrect guy?
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By Lisa Gardner
What might you do if the fellow of your goals hides the soul of a killer?
Jim Beckett used to be every little thing she'd ever dreamed of...But years after Tess married the adorned cop and bore his baby, she helped placed him in the back of bars for savagely murdering ten ladies. Even locked up in a greatest defense felony, he vowed he might come after her and make her pay. Now the crafty killer has escaped—and the main harmful online game of all begins....
After a life of worry, Tess will do anything she's by no means performed ahead of. she is going to discover ways to shield her daughter and struggle again, with the assistance of a burned-out ex-marine. because the greatest manhunt 4 states have ever obvious mobilizes to trap Beckett, the clock winds right down to the terrifying reunion among husband and spouse. And Tess understands that this time, her simply offerings are to kill—or be killed.
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By Aga Lesiewicz
Lifestyles is nice for Anna Wright. She's a profitable media government operating for one of many UK's greatest television organizations. She's bought an outstanding boyfriend, a few shut buddies and a beautiful domestic. She adores her puppy, Wispa, and he or she likes to run to aid her de-stress.
But Anna's excellent lifestyles starts off to collapse from the instant whilst, out strolling at the Heath sooner or later, she meets a good-looking stranger. She takes a path into unexpected territory, after which she has to stand the consequences.
There's a depressing, transforming into creepiness because the surroundings turns into unsettled and, as Anna's specialist lifestyles turns into more and more burdened and toxic, her obsession with the interesting stranger intensifies.
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By Steve Hamilton
When first released, A chilly Day in Paradise received either the Edgar and Shamus awards for most sensible First Novel, launching Steve Hamilton into the head ranks of brand new crime writers. Now, see for your self why this awesome novel has galvanized the literary and secret group as no different ebook earlier than it....
Other than the bullet lodged close to his center, former Detroit cop Alex McKnight concept he had positioned the nightmare of his partner's demise and his personal near-fatal damage at the back of him. finally, the fellow convicted of the crimes has been locked away for years. yet within the small city of Paradise, Michigan, the place McKnight has traded his badge for a cabin within the woods, a assassin with an identical unmistakable emblems seems to be again. McKnight cannot comprehend who else might recognize the intimate info of the outdated murders. And it sort of feels like it will be a frozen day in Hell prior to McKnight can get to the bottom of fact from deception in a city that is whatever yet Paradise.
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By Louise Penny
The superb new novel within the New York Times bestselling sequence via Louise Penny, some of the most acclaimed crime writers of our time
No outsiders are ever admitted to the monastery of Saint-Gilbert-Entre-les-Loups, hidden deep within the wasteland of Quebec, the place dozen cloistered priests reside in peace and prayer. They develop greens, they have a tendency chickens, they make chocolate. and so they sing. sarcastically, for a neighborhood that has taken a vow of silence, the priests became world-famous for his or her wonderful voices, raised in old chants whose influence on either singer and listener is so profound it really is often called "the appealing mystery."
But whilst the well known choir director is murdered, the lock at the monastery's sizeable wood door is drawn again to confess leader Inspector Armand Gamache and Jean-Guy Beauvoir of the Sûreté du Québec. There they realize disquiet underneath the silence, discord within the obvious concord. one of many brothers, during this lifetime of prayer and contemplation, has been considering homicide. because the peace of the monastery crumbles, Gamache is pressured to confront a few of his personal demons, in addition to these roaming the distant corridors. earlier than discovering the killer, prior to restoring peace, the manager needs to first contemplate the divine, the human, and the cracks in between.
The attractive Mystery is the winner of the 2012 Agatha Award for most sensible novel, the 2013 Anthony Award for top novel and the 2013 Macavity Award for top novel.
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This New York Times–bestselling felony mystery bargains an within view of a federal demise penalty trial from the infrequent point of view of the presiding judge.
while a drive-by capturing in Holyoke, Massachusetts, claims the lives of a drug broker and a hockey mother volunteering at an inner-city health center, the police arrest a rival gang member. without demise penalty in Massachusetts, the USA legal professional shifts the double murder out of country jurisdiction into federal courtroom so he can search a dying sentence.
The Honorable David S. Norcross, a federal pass judgement on with purely years at the bench, now presides over the 1st demise penalty case within the nation in many years. He needs to referee the conflict among an formidable lady prosecutor and a super veteran safety lawyer in a high-stress setting of group outrage, media strain, vengeful gang participants, and a romantic entanglement that threatens to capsize his trial—not to say the main risky strength of all: the unexpected.
Written by means of pass judgement on Michael Ponsor, who presided over Massachusetts’s first capital case in over fifty years, The placing Judge explores the debatable factor of capital punishment in a dramatic and thought-provoking approach that may continue you at the fringe of your seat. it really is “a crackling court docket procedural” (Anita Shreve) and “gripping felony mystery” (Booklist) ideal for lovers of Scott Turow.
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By Eric Ambler
English crime novelist Charles Latimer is vacationing in Istanbul while he makes the acquaintance of Turkish police inspector Colonel Haki. it really is from him that he first hears of the mysterious Dimitrios - an notorious grasp felony, lengthy sought after by way of the legislation, whose physique has simply been fished out of the Bosphorus. fascinated about the tale, Latimer makes a decision to retrace Dimitrios' steps throughout Europe to assemble fabric for a brand new e-book. yet, as he progressively discovers extra approximately his subject's shadowy heritage, fascination assistance over into obsession. And, in getting into Dimitrios' felony underworld, Latimer realizes that his personal lifestyles could be at the line.
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