The Trouble in Me

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In particular, I would argue that Harris' most fundamental contribution to the genre is the way he is able to combine the detective procedural and the "psycho" profile in order to both indulge his reader's fascination with the serial killer and simultaneously give that reader a way to either disavow that fascination altogether or contain it by identifying with a law enforcement protagonist or organization. From Macbeth to Robert Maxwell and Mussolini’s son-in-law, the investigative reporter and crime novelist picks his favourite books featuring ‘plot No 2 in literature’ From Dante’s Inferno to We Need to Talk About Kevin, guilt comes in many varieties, and drives innumerable plots.

Dead Girl Moon

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Short stories and old-time radio dramas have presented thrillers as effective as those found in full-length novels and big-budget movies. He is a member of HWA, ITW, SCBWI, RWA, and the AAR. Some of the links are to pay sites, but most are to free collections online. Readers aren’t satisfied by coincidental events or conflict. In prose that is both lyrical and visceral, Asa Larsson has crafted novels of pure entertainment - taut, atmospheric mysteries that will hold you in thrall until the last, unforgettable page is turned.

No One Else Can Have You

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You are here: Home / Prepub Alert / Fiction Previews / Fiction Previews, Jan. 2014, Pt. 3: Thrillers, Mysteries, & Other Dark Doings By Barbara Hoffert on July 15, 2013 New evidence has been unearthed in the case that eliminated Det. Funny but Fatal (Anchorage Municipal Libraries, AK): 2-page PDF. Walt's dog, Dog, finds a blanket wrapped baby who survived his mother's fatal fall. Charles Dickens' novel Bleak House, presented Inspector Bucket, the detective who solves the murder of the lawyer Tulkinghorn.

Brigands M.C. (CHERUB)

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Particularly the way Raffles fakes his own death and re-appears in disguise to an astonished Manders. I'm about to admit to something shocking here, so tighten your monocles and cover the top of your champagne glass: I don't care for Stieg Larsson. I was also about a year into my current relationship. Com): Author, title and Amazon link for more than 100 Halloween mysteries. Scott Turow is a writer, a practicing attorney and author of eight novels and two nonfictional books.

Dark Angel

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Le Carré is at the top of his game with this year's military thriller, full of whistle-blowers and evil bureaucrats. She works as a registrar and is also tenant caretaker of an old farmhouse situated next to a nursing home. The Untouchables: Brian De Palma’s 1987 film centers around the mob’s attempt to take down Al Capone in 1920s Chicago. Since your web browser does not support JavaScript, here is a non-JavaScript version of the image slideshow: Psychiatrist Evelyn Talbot studies series killers...

Back (Orca Soundings)

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If I am on the mean streets of the city, among gangs and drug dealers, I expect to find crime and violence. All the way through the book there are ruminations on lots of interesting things, but mostly on Naples and her people. Gay public defender Henry Rios investigates the slaying of a wealthy wastrel (and one-time lover) in Michael Nava's The Little Death (1986); and Sam Spade, prototypical hardboiled PI, hunts down that priceless raptor statuette (Dashiell Hammett, The Maltese Falcon, 1930).

Covert Criminal (Accidental Mobster Book 3)

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Furthermore, writing style aids the passion of the climactic conflicts and events, and catapults the reader through a gratifying romantic fantasy. Paris was a property owner's paradise, a place where renters far exceeded the inventory of apartments. Young adult works across genres are on the table as well. The guilty party is a young man who goes by the name of Roderick Macrae. Medical Thrillers (Mesa Library, AZ): Author, title, pub. year (2004-2005), and summary for about 20 medical thrillers, from Jeffrey Anderson's Medical Thrillers (Park Ridge Public Library, IL): Author, title, publication year, and summary for 15 medical thrillers, from A Mystery A Day Keeps the Doctor Away! (Harford County Public Library, MD): Medical thrillers.

Found (A Mickey Bolitar Novel)

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Some of these (John Buchan's Greenmantle, Le Carré's Little Drummer Girl) are famous; others are deservedly obscure, filled with primitive stereotypes ("their shifty, swarthy faces set them off immediately as Arabs") and preposterous plots (Richard Graves's Cobalt 60 tells of a Red Sea emir who disguises himself as a German photographer and tries to kill American leaders by shooting radioactive paper clips at them; Nick Carter's Casbah Killers involves a Berber plan, backed by Chinese Communists, to invade Europe via a tunnel under Gibraltar).

The Row

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Being the '80s, and being about teenagers, three in particular, there are lots of pop-culture references and song lyrics to set the scenes, and to pad out the minimal plot. Though I haven’t read it yet, I couldn’t wait any longer to tell you about The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce. I can enjoy both worlds without being hindered by ‘native’ bias A little ironic, given the premise of the book. "Introducing the godfather of Mexican crime fiction" pronounces the cover of this book - which might sound a bit niche, but to be honest it is remarkable (assuming it is true) that there has not been a translation of an Elmer Mendoza book before.

Lies I Told

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In the early years of the mystery genre, country houses in bucolic settings were popular venues for action. As a criminal defence barrister, Tanner often crosses paths with some of the most evil but wealthy members of the nation’s underbelly. Bowers, Dorothy author of five books, four of which feature Inspector Dan Pardoe. The actual heist takes place in the last quarter of the movie and, while thrilling, is almost a foregone conclusion. As an extra bonus feature, after this last Peter Sharp Legal Adventure, the entire text of Jacques Futrelle's Problem in Cell 13 is set forth for your reading enjoyment.