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Blood Games

BWL Publishing Inc. | A Garreth Mikaelian Mystery


Garreth Mikaelian is comfortably settled in a town where, his nature unknown to those around him, he works the night shift as a police officer. His blood comes in bottles. He has a routine and friends. But that peace is shattered when his fellow officer and sometime lover Maggie Lebekov is killed by a lethal trio playing ever escalating blood games. Garreth finds himself racing to locate the suspects before other law enforcement officers do, to be sure they are captured alive. Because if they are not yet vampires, and the leader may already be a very old and powerful vampire, they have drunk vampire blood and if killed will rise again even more deadly.

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As a fan of Gareth Mikaelian since I stumbled across the first book, I was delighted to find this one to add to my new e-reader. Now if I could just get the others... Lee Killough keeps up her excellent work with police procedurals while creating a vampirism which could easily be real. Better than Anne Rice any day.

 
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Der Kavalier der späten Stunde

Bastei Lübbe | Commissario Montalbano


Aktien statt Arancini, Spekulationen statt Spaghetti, Börse statt Balsamico - auch in Sizilien hofft man auf das schnelle Geld. Und genau das verspricht Emanuele Gargano, der "Magier der Finanzen". Doch plötzlich ist der Mann spurlos verschwunden. Und mit ihm das Geld der Bevölkerung.

Alle jagen den Dieb, doch Commissario Montalbano ahnt, dass hinter der Sache ein ganz anderes Verbrechen steckt...

Commissario Montalbano löst seinen sechsten Fall.

 
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Family Secrets

BWL Publishing Inc. | A Cop in the Family


As if stumbling over a dead body isn't enough, Crystal Cartwright finds herself playing surrogate mother to two small boys when their father--her neighbor--doesn't come home. The kids aren't much trouble, but the thieves, drug dealers and kidnappers they're about to encounter are. Detective Jack Dunlevy, a cop down on his luck, draws the cases no one else wants. A simple investigation involving a dead homeless man quickly changes as Crystal enlists Jack's help with the children. Drawn into a mystery that none of them could have anticipated, they're faced with a situation that will change their lives forever.

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"Be sure to add Family Secrets by Jamie Hill to your reading list, you'll be glad you did." ~5 Hearts

 
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Family Honor

BWL Publishing Inc. | A Cop in the Family


Bodies of dead women are piling up and Detective Melanie Curtis is doing everything she can to solve the ‘Cheerleader Slasher’ case. Surprised to discover her chief has requested help from the FBI, she’s even more shocked when she meets the sexy FBI special agent sent to assist her. SSA Nate Willis tracks serial killers for a living. The slasher case is a challenge, but nothing compared to the feisty police detective he finds leading the investigation. Their attraction is swift and mutual, but the killer is escalating and they need to solve the case before they can focus on their personal relationship. When the unthinkable happens and the investigation is turned upside down, is their chance for happiness also in jeopardy?

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“Author Jamie Hill has a knack for pulling a reader deeper and deeper into her stories as they try to figure out where she is leading them.”

 
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Family Ties

BWL Publishing Inc. | A Cop in the Family


With a couple of dead bodies thrown in, Detective Brady Marshall's stolen goods case has just become a lot more interesting. His love life takes a turn for the better when he meets Gina Morris, a feisty waitress at the club where the latest victim has surfaced. A happily unattached ladies' man, Brady isn't looking to settle down. But after meeting the beautiful Italian spitfire, his thoughts are shifting in that direction. Gina Morris doesn't date cops. Until she meets Brady, that is, and gets won over by his dogged persistence and winning smile. With things in her past that are best left unspoken, Gina hesitates to get too close, but can't resist the handsome detective's charm. When his case runs smack dab into her past life, both of them are forced to make choices they never dreamed possible in an attempt to salvage their relationship, and possibly even save their lives.

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"Family Ties started out with a bang and kept me on my toes throughout the entire book. Ms. Hill did an outstanding job with the plotline, and I was literally biting my nails the entire time I was reading. I couldn't put this fast paced, action packed book down. I HAD to find out what happened next. It was addicting. Ms. Hill has a gift of hooking the reader and not letting go until the very last word. And even then, there was a description of Family Secrets (the first book in the series). It's now on my HAVE TO BUY list. So let me just leave you with this one suggestion. You really want to go out and buy this book. It's a 114 page book that is filled with every emotion you can think of. You won't want to miss this one. Ms. Hill is an author to watch."

 
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Nach einem traumatischen Einsatz im Nahen Osten kehrt Daniel Truce in seine Heimatstadt Edinburgh zurück, um dort als Ermittler in einer Spezialeinheit der Polizei zu arbeiten. Aber seine neue Chefin kann ihn nicht leiden und teilt ihm nur die Fälle zu, die sonst keiner haben will.

So auch den Fall der "verrückten June": Jeden Morgen, pünktlich um 11 Uhr, erscheint June im Polizeirevier, um einen Mord zu melden, den sie beobachtet hat. Als sich jedoch herausstellt, dass der Ermordete noch am Leben ist, glaubt niemand der alten Frau. Truce beschäftigt sich näher mit dem Fall und stößt schon bald auf Ungereimtheiten ...

"Totenflüstern" ist der Auftakt zu einer neuen Reihe um den schottischen Ermittler Daniel Truce.

eBooks von beThrilled - mörderisch gute Unterhaltung.

 
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Im Wald am Timmendorfer Strand werden menschliche Überreste entdeckt - mit einer markanten Verletzung, die eindeutig auf Mord hinweist. Als kurz darauf ein weiteres Skelett in gleichem Zustand entdeckt wird, muss Kommissar Kempff ran. Dieser findet heraus, dass es in dem beschaulichen Ostsee-Ferienort eine jahrzehntelange, erbitterte Familienfehde gab. Bis die beiden "Clanoberhäupter" vor fünfundzwanzig Jahren plötzlich verschwanden ... Doch durch Kempffs Ermittlungen entflammt der Streit erneut und es verschwinden weitere Menschen. Kann der Kommissar den Fall rechtzeitig lösen, bevor die Fehde weitere Opfer fordert?

Nach seinem ersten Fall um einen Haiangriff am Timmendorfer Strand hat "Ostseehasser" Jan Kempff die Lübecker Bucht in sein Herz geschlossen - und steckt schon mittendrin in der nächsten Ermittlung.

eBooks von beThrilled - mörderisch gute Unterhaltung!

 
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Jerry Cotton Sammelband 22 - Krimi-Serie

Bastei Entertainment | Jerry Cotton Sammelbände


Sammelband 22: Fünf actiongeladene Fälle und über 300 Seiten Spannung zum Sparpreis!

G-Man Jerry Cotton hat dem organisierten Verbrechen den Krieg erklärt! Von New York aus jagt der sympathische FBI-Agent Gangster und das organisierte Verbrechen, und schreckt dabei vor nichts zurück!

Damit ist er überaus erfolgreich: Mit über 3000 gelösten Fällen und einer Gesamtauflage von über 850 Millionen Exemplaren zählt er unbestritten zu den erfolgreichsten und bekanntesten internationalen Krimihelden überhaupt! Und er hat noch längst nicht vor, in Rente zu gehen!

In diesem Sammelband sind 5 Krimis um den "besten Mann beim FBI" enthalten:

2885: Flammen tilgen alle Spuren

2886: Die rätselhafte Waffe

2887: Der Tod gab mir die Hand

2888: New York gegen uns

2889: Schüsse aus dem Nichts

Jerry Cotton ist Kult - und das nicht nur wegen seines roten Jaguars E-Type.

Jetzt herunterladen und garantiert nicht langweilen!

 
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The Last Dark Place

Mysterious Press at Bastei Entertainment | The Abe Lieberman Mysteries


Handcuffed to a dead man, Lieberman vows to take on the Chicago mob.

Thirty-three years ago, Connie Gower decided to raise hell in a synagogue. Drunk, armed, and out for revenge, he came to hunt down Abe Lieberman, a young cop he believed had killed his brother in a shoot-out. Lieberman takes him down, unafraid to return fire. Since then, Gower has had few run-ins with the law, even as he made a name for himself as one of the Chicago mob's most feared contract killers. When he finally gets nailed in Yuma, where he's fled to avoid a murder charge, the Chicago police send Lieberman to bring him home.

Handcuffed to each other, they are about to board the plane when a geriatric airport janitor shuffles towards them, puts on his glasses, and shoots the hitman dead. Though stooped, thin, and old, inside Lieberman is still the young firebrand who wasn't afraid to draw his gun to protect his family and synagogue. The men who had Connie Gower killed have interfered with justice, and Lieberman will do anything to make them pay.

About the Author:

Stuart M. Kaminsky (1934-2009) was one of the most prolific crime fiction authors of the last four decades. Born in Chicago, he spent his youth immersed in pulp fiction and classic cinema - two forms of popular entertainment which he would make his life's work. After college and a stint in the army, Kaminsky wrote film criticism and biographies of the great actors and directors of Hollywood's Golden Age. In 1977, when a planned biography of Charlton Heston fell through, Kaminsky wrote "Bullet for a Star", his first Toby Peters novel, beginning a fiction career that would last the rest of his life. Kaminsky penned twenty-four novels starring the detective, whom he described as "the anti-Philip Marlowe". In 1981's "Death of a Dissident", Kaminsky debuted Moscow police detective Porfiry Rostnikov, whose stories were praised for their accurate depiction of Soviet life. His other two series starred Abe Lieberman, a hardened Chicago cop, and Lew Fonseca, a process server. In all, Kaminsky wrote more than sixty novels. He died in St. Louis in 2009.

Review quote:

"Kaminsky stands out as a subtle historian, unobtrusively but entertainingly weaving into the story itself what people were wearing, eating, driving, and listening to on the radio. A page-turning romp." - Booklist.

"For anyone with a taste for old Hollywood B-movie mysteries, Edgar winner Kaminsky offers plenty of nostalgic fun . . . The tone is light, the pace brisk, the tongue firmly in cheek." - Publishers Weekly.

"Marvelously entertaining." - Newsday.

"Makes the totally wacky possible . . . Peters [is] an unblemished delight." - Washington Post.

"The Ed McBain of Mother Russia." - Kirkus Reviews.

 
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Healing Spirits

BWL Publishing Inc.


The body of a young Native girl in Vancouver’s world famous Stanley Park is the last thing homicide detective Mark Hanson needed, but the coroner has ruled her death homicide. Hanson calls on Native Support Worker Jesse Dancer to act as liaison between the police and the Native community. Jesse in turn seeks the help of Martine laChance, a family support worker for the Vancouver Friendship Centre. Martine’s assistance will be invaluable and it doesn’t hurt that she’s beautiful and intriguing as well. Knowing they need to look deeper, Jesse and Martine seek the help of reclusive shaman Spirit Water. The shaman guides them on a quest into the spirit world where they catch an elusive glimpse of the merciless killer who isn’t about to abandon his murderous spree until they figure out how to stop him. A battle that will play out in both the mundane and spirit worlds.

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A well-written Romantic Suspense novel. The Native American culture was woven through out the novel, giving the reader into a glimpse into the contemporary struggles, and Vancouver, Canada. The who-done-it resolution sent me back to Amazon to purchase another novel by Jude Pittman.

 
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