Death of an Addict (Hamish Macbeth, Book 15) by M. C. Beaton

By M. C. Beaton

Unique book: 1999

Former heroin addict Tommy Jarret, invigorated by way of the chance of staying fresh and writing a booklet approximately his newfound restoration, is without warning came across lifeless in his Strathbane chalet -- the sufferer of an obvious drug overdose. Lochdubh constable Hamish Macbeth, even if, senses foul play. Recruited to paintings undercover with difficult Glasgow Detective Inspector Olivia Chater as a husband and spouse workforce, Macbeth dons Armani to dive into the underworld as a global drug baron -- and root out the Amsterdam drug cartel secretly entrenched within the Scottish Highlands.

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Death Along the Spirit Road by C. M. Wendelboe

By C. M. Wendelboe

First in a brand new sequence that includes FBI agent Manny Tanno- a local American returning to the reservation domestic he idea he left in the back of. The physique of neighborhood local American land developer Jason purple Cloud is located at the web site for his new hotel at the Pine Ridge Reservation. A conflict membership is lodged in his skull-appearing as though somebody can have played a ritual on the crime scene. FBI particular Agent Manny Tanno arrives in Pine Ridge to discover that no longer every thing has replaced when you consider that he left. His former rival, now answerable for the Tribal Police, is simply as sour as ever, and has no goal of creating Manny's existence effortless. And the spirit of purple Cloud haunting Manny's desires isn't really a lot support both, leaving him on his personal in removing a cold-blooded killer-and one misstep might ship him down the spirit street as well..

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Snapped by Laura Griffin

By Laura Griffin

SOPHIE BARRETT THINKS SHE’S fortunate TO BE ALIVE. SHE will be useless fallacious. On a sweltering summer time afternoon, Sophie Barrett walks right into a nightmare. A sniper has opened fireplace on a faculty campus. whilst the carnage is over, 3 people—plus the shooter—are lifeless and dozens extra are injured. Sophie escapes nearly unscathed. but as information emerge from the research, she turns into confident that this wasn’t the random, mindless act it . nobody desires to think her—not the law enforcement officials, no longer her colleagues on the Delphi middle crime lab, and certainly no longer Jonah Macon, the murder detective who’s already stored her existence as soon as. Jonah has all types of purposes for hoping Sophie is flawed. concerning himself with a key witness may perhaps derail an already messy research, let alone jeopardize his occupation. yet Sophie is as decided and fearless as she is attractive. If he can’t face up to her, he can a minimum of swear to guard her. simply because if Sophie is true, she’s made herself the objective of a killer with no moral sense. And the true terror is just simply starting. . . .

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The Burning Wire (Lincoln Rhyme, Book 9) by Jeffery Deaver

By Jeffery Deaver

Lincoln Rhyme is again, at the path of a killer whose weapon of selection cripples ny urban with worry.

The weapon is invisible and omnipresent. with out it, smooth society grinds to a halt. it's electrical energy. The killer harnesses and steers large arc flashes with voltage so excessive and warmth so searing that metal melts and his sufferers are set afire.

When the 1st explosion happens in large sunlight, decreasing a urban bus to a pile of molten, shrapnel-riddled steel, officers worry terrorism. Rhyme, a world-class forensic criminologist recognized for his profitable apprehension of the main devious criminals, is instantly tapped for the research. lengthy a quadriplegic, he assembles NYPD detective Amelia Sachs and officer Ron Pulaski as his eyes, ears and legs on crime websites, and FBI agent Fred Dellray as his undercover guy in the street. because the assaults proceed around the urban at a sickening speed, and terrifying call for letters start showing, the staff works desperately opposed to time and with maddeningly little forensic proof to attempt to discover the killer. Or is it killers . . . ?

Meanwhile, Rhyme is consulting on one other high-profile research in Mexico with a such a lot coveted quarry in his crosshairs: the employed killer often called the Watchmaker, one of many few criminals to have eluded Rhyme’s internet.

Juggling tremendous investigations opposed to a merciless ticking clock takes a toll on Rhyme’s well-being. quickly Rhyme is combating on one more front—and his choice to paintings regardless of his actual barriers threatens to force away his closest allies while he wishes them so much . . .

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Death of a Nag (Hamish Macbeth, Book 11) by M. C. Beaton

By M. C. Beaton

Unique e-book: 1995

Lochdubh constable Hamish Macbeth is extra dour than ever after wasting either his advertising and his lady, the dependable Priscilla Halbourton-Smythe. a visit to an enthralling beach resort together with his puppy Towser is intended to elevate his sagging spirits. as an alternative, he arrives at "Friendly House" to discover the environment chilling, the foodstuff inedible, and his fellow site visitors lower than neighborly. There's an amorous spinster, tarty women, a retired army guy, a secretive London relatives, and Bob Harris, who so nags his spouse, Doris, that everybody desires to kill him. Then a person does. quickly Macbeth is termed upon to behave -- to dig into the earlier and deep into the guts to bring whatever extra daunting than in basic terms the offender: Justice.

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Ruling passion by Reginald Hill

By Reginald Hill

'One of the fashionable masters of the police procedural' Sunday Telegraph Peter Pascoe is in surprise. A weekend within the nation with previous acquaintances becomes a nightmare while he unearths 3 of them lifeless and the lacking fourth a major suspect within the eyes of the neighborhood police. they need his cooperation. Superintendent Andy Dalziel desires him again in Yorkshire the place a string of unsolved burglaries seem like turning nasty. probably it is all to a lot for Pascoe. As occasions spread, the 2 situations are becoming mixed in his brain!

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