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Four Sue Grafton Novels

Written By: Sue Grafton
  • ID Book : 1101163399
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Number of Pages : 1552
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reads : 846
  • Supported Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • eFile : four-sue-grafton-novels.pdf

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A collection of four novels in the #1 New York Times bestselling Alphabet series starring private investigator Kinsey Millhone. In these chilling mysteries Kinsey Millhone reopens a cold case from 1969, babysits a rebellious heiress, tracks down a missing mother, and takes on a sociopath working as a caregiver. This collection includes: Q is for Quarry, R is for Ricochet, S is for Silence and T is for Trespass

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"J" is for Judgment

By Sue Grafton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Isbn : 9781429911610
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 106
  • File Pdf: j-is-for-judgment.pdf

Book Summary:

The next in the Kinsey Millhone Alphabet mystery series from bestselling author Sue Grafton. "J" is for Jaffe: Wendell Jaffe, dead these past five years. Or so it seemed until his former insurance agent spotted him in the bar of a dusty little resort halfway between Cabo San Lucas and La Paz. "In truth, the facts about Wendell Jaffe had nothing to do with my family history, but murder is seldom tidy and no one ever said revelations operate in a straight line. It was my investigation into the dead man's past that triggered the inquiry into my own, and in the end the two stories became difficult to separate." Five years ago, when Jaffe's thirty-five-foot Fuji ketch was found drifting off the Baja coast, it seemed a sure thing he'd gone overboard. The note he left behind admitted he was flat broke, his business bankrupt, his real estate gambit nothing but a huge Ponzi scheme about to collapse, with criminal indictment certain to follow. When the authorities soon after descended on his banks and his books, there was nothing left: Jaffe had stripped the lot. "Given my insatiable curiosity and my natural inclination to poke my nose in where it doesn't belong, it was odd to realize how little attention I'd paid to my own past. I'd simply accepted what I was told, constructing my personal mythology on the flimsiest of facts." But Jaffe wasn't quite without assets. There was the $500,000 life insurance policy made out to his wife and underwritten by California Fidelity. With no corpse to prove death, however, the insurance company was in no hurry to pay the claim. Dana Jaffe had to wait out the statutory five years until her missing husband could be declared legally dead. Just two months before Wendell Jaffe was sighted in that dusty resort bar, California Fidelity finally paid in full. Now they wanted the truth. And they were willing to hire Kinsey Millhone to dig it up. As Kinsey pushes deeper into the mystery surrounding Wendell Jaffe's pseudocide, she explores her own past, discovering that in family matters as in crime, sometimes it's better to reserve judgment. "J" is for judgment: the kind we're quick to make and often quicker to regret. "J" Is for Judgment: Kinsey Millhone's tenth excursion into the dark places of the heart where duplicity is the governing rule and murder the too-frequent result. "A" Is for Alibi "B" Is for Burglar "C" Is for Corpse "D" Is for Deadbeat "E" Is for Evidence "F" Is for Fugitive "G" Is for Gumshoe "H" Is for Homicide "I" Is for Innocent "J" Is for Judgment "K" Is for Killer "L" is for Lawless "M" Is for Malice "N" Is for Noose "O" Is for Outlaw "P" Is for Peril "Q" Is for Quarry "R" Is for Ricochet "S" Is for Silence "T" Is for Trespass "U" Is for Undertow "V" Is for Vengeance "W" Is for Wasted "X"

"H" is for Homicide

By Sue Grafton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Isbn : 1429910879
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 311
  • File Pdf: h-is-for-homicide.pdf

Book Summary:

His name was Parnell Perkins, and until shortly after midnight, he'd been a claims adjustor for California Fidelity. Then someone came along and put paid to that line of work. And to any other. Parnell Perkins had been shot at close range and left for dead in the parking lot outside California Fidelity's offices. To the cops, it looked like a robbery gone sour. To Kinsey Millhone, it looked like the cops were walking away from the case. She didn't like the idea that a colleague and sometime drinking companion had been murdered. Or the idea that his murderer was loose and on the prowl. It made her feel exposed. Vulnerable. Bibianna Diaz was afraid for her life. If there was one thing she knew for sure, it was that you didn't cross Raymond Maldonado and live to tell the tale. And Bibianna had well and truly crossed him, running out on his crazy wedding plans and going into hiding in Santa Teresa--light years away from the Los Angeles barrio that was home turf to Raymond and his gang. Now she needed money to buy time, to make sure she'd put enough space between them. And the quickest way she knew to get money was to work an insurance scam--just like the ones Raymond was running down in L.A. The trouble was, Bibianna picked California Fidelity as her mark. And it wasn't long before her name surfaced in one of Parnell Perkins's open files and Kinsey was on her case. But so, too, was her spurned suitor, Raymond Maldonado. He had a rap sheet as long as his arm, a hair-trigger temper that was best left untested, and an inability to take no for an answer. He also had Tourette's syndrome, which did nothing to smooth out the kinks in his erratic and often violent behavior. All in all, Raymond Maldonado was not someone to spend a lot of time hanging out with. Unfortunately for Kinsey, she didn't have a lot of choice in the mater. Not after the love-sick Raymond kidnapped Bibianna. Like it or not, Kinsey was stuck babysitting Bibianna along with Raymond and his macho crew. You might say she was a prisoner of love. It may be Kinsey Millhone's most complicated and risk-filled case. It certainly is Sue Grafton's wittiest venture into low-life crime. It's "H" is for Homicide, and it confirms yet again that Kinsey Millhone is "a wonderful character, tough but not brutish, resourceful and sensitive, a fit knight to walk those mean streets with her male predecessors" (the Los Angeles Times) and that Sue Grafton is "a heads-up delight" (Detroit News). "A" Is for Alibi "B" Is for Burglar "C" Is for Corpse "D" Is for Deadbeat "E" Is for Evidence "F" Is for Fugitive "G" Is for Gumshoe "H" Is for Homicide "I" Is for Innocent "J" Is for Judgment "K" Is for Killer "L" is for Lawless "M" Is for Malice "N" Is for Noose "O" Is for Outlaw "P" Is for Peril "Q" Is for Quarry "R" Is for Ricochet "S" Is for Silence "T" Is for Trespass "U" Is for Undertow "V" Is for Vengeance "W" Is for Wasted "X"

"G" is for Gumshoe

By Sue Grafton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Isbn : 1429910860
  • Pages : 262
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 775
  • File Pdf: g-is-for-gumshoe.pdf

Book Summary:

For #1 New York Times bestselling author Sue Grafton's PI Kinsey Millhone, danger comes with the job—but she never expects to find herself at the top of a hit man's list... G IS FOR GAME... When Irene Gersh asks PI Kinsey Millhone to locate her elderly mother Agnes, whom she hasn't heard from in six months, it's not exactly the kind of case Kinsey jumps for. But a girl's gotta pay her bills, and this should be easy money—or so she thinks. Kinsey finds Agnes in a hospital. Aside from her occasional memory lapses, the octogenarian seems fine. And frightened. G IS FOR GUN... Kinsey doesn't know what to make of Agnes's vague fears and bizarre ramblings, but she's got her own worries. It seems Tyrone Patty, a criminal she helped put behind bars, is looking to make a hit. First, Kinsey's car is run off the road, and then days later, she's almost gunned down, setting in motion a harrowing cat and mouse game... G IS FOR GUMSHOE So Kinsey decides to hire a bodyguard. With PI Robert Dietz watching her 24/7, Kinsey is feeling on edge...especially with their growing sexual tension. Then, Agnes dies of an apparent homicide, Kinsey realizes the old lady wasn't so senile after all—and maybe she was trying to tell her something? Now Kinsey's determined to learn the truth...even if it kills her. "A" Is for Alibi "B" Is for Burglar "C" Is for Corpse "D" Is for Deadbeat "E" Is for Evidence "F" Is for Fugitive "G" Is for Gumshoe "H" Is for Homicide "I" Is for Innocent "J" Is for Judgment "K" Is for Killer "L" is for Lawless "M" Is for Malice "N" Is for Noose "O" Is for Outlaw "P" Is for Peril "Q" Is for Quarry "R" Is for Ricochet "S" Is for Silence "T" Is for Trespass "U" Is for Undertow "V" Is for Vengeance "W" Is for Wasted "X"

"N" is for Noose

By Sue Grafton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Isbn : 1429913436
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 199
  • File Pdf: n-is-for-noose.pdf

Book Summary:

"SMART AND SASSY" (New York Times) P.I. Kinsey Millhone is at it again in "N" is for Noose—another thrilling adventure from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone should have done something else--she should have turned the car in the direction of home. Instead, she was about to put herself in the gravest jeopardy of her career. Tom Newquist had been a detective in the Nota Lake sheriff's office--a tough, honest cop respected by everyone. When he died suddenly, the townsfolk were saddened but not surprised: Just shy of sixty-five, Newquist worked too hard, smoked too much, and exercised too little. That plus an appetite for junk food made him a poster boy for an American Heart Association campaign. Newquist's widow didn't doubt the coroner's report. But what Selma couldn't accept was not knowing what had so bothered Tom in the last six weeks of his life. What was it that had made him prowl restlessly at night, that had him brooding constantly? Selma Newquist wanted closure, and the only way she'd get it was if she found out what it was that had so bedeviled her husband. Kinsey should have dumped the case. It was vague and hopeless, like looking for a needle in a haystack. Instead, she set up shop in Nota Lake, where she found that looking for a needle in a haystack can draw blood. Very likely, her own."N" Is for Noose: a novel in which Kinsey Millhone becomes the target and an entire town seems in for the kill. "A" Is for Alibi "B" Is for Burglar "C" Is for Corpse "D" Is for Deadbeat "E" Is for Evidence "F" Is for Fugitive "G" Is for Gumshoe "H" Is for Homicide "I" Is for Innocent "J" Is for Judgment "K" Is for Killer "L" is for Lawless "M" Is for Malice "N" Is for Noose "O" Is for Outlaw "P" Is for Peril "Q" Is for Quarry "R" Is for Ricochet "S" Is for Silence "T" Is for Trespass "U" Is for Undertow "V" Is for Vengeance "W" Is for Wasted "X"

W is for Wasted

By Sue Grafton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1101636459
  • Pages : 448
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 498
  • File Pdf: w-is-for-wasted.pdf

Book Summary:

Private investigator Kinsey Millhone finds shocking connections between two seemingly unrelated deaths in this #1 New York Times bestselling mystery in the Alphabet series. The first victim is a local PI of suspect reputation, gunned down near the beach at Santa Teresa. The second is a John Doe found on the beach six weeks later with a slip of paper with private detective Kinsey Millhone’s name and number in his pocket. Two seemingly unrelated deaths: one man murdered, the other apparently dead of natural causes. But as Kinsey digs deeper into the mystery of the John Doe, some very strange links begin to emerge. Not just between the two victims, but also to Kinsey’s past. And before long Kinsey, through no fault of her own, is thoroughly compromised...

"K" is for Killer

By Sue Grafton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Isbn : 1429911654
  • Pages : 286
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 728
  • File Pdf: k-is-for-killer.pdf

Book Summary:

Lorna Kepler was beautiful and willful, a loner who couldn't resist flirting with danger. Maybe that's what killed her. Her death had raised a host of tough questions. The cops suspected homicide, but they could find neither motive nor suspect. Even the means were mysterious: Lorna's body was so badly decomposed when it was discovered that they couldn't be certain she hadn't died of natural causes. In the way of overworked cops everywhere, the case was gradually shifted to the back burner and became another unsolved file. Only Lorna's mother kept it alive, consumed by the certainty that somebody out there had gotten away with murder. In the ten months since her daughter's death, Janice Kepler had joined a support group, trying to come to terms with her loss and her anger. It wasn't helping. And so, leaving a session one evening and noticing a light on in the offices of Millhone Investigations, she knocked on the door. In answering that knock, Kinsey Millhone is pulled into the netherworld of unavenged murder, where only a pact with the devil will satisfy the restless ghosts of the victims and give release to the living they have left behind. Eleven books into the series that has won her readers around the world, Sue Grafton takes a darkside turn, pitching us into a shadow land of pain and grief where killers still walk free, unaccused, unpunished, unrepentant. With "K" is for Killer she offers a tale that is dark, complex, and deeply disturbing. "A" Is for Alibi "B" Is for Burglar "C" Is for Corpse "D" Is for Deadbeat "E" Is for Evidence "F" Is for Fugitive "G" Is for Gumshoe "H" Is for Homicide "I" Is for Innocent "J" Is for Judgment "K" Is for Killer "L" is for Lawless "M" Is for Malice "N" Is for Noose "O" Is for Outlaw "P" Is for Peril "Q" Is for Quarry "R" Is for Ricochet "S" Is for Silence "T" Is for Trespass "U" Is for Undertow "V" Is for Vengeance "W" Is for Wasted "X"

"F" is for Fugitive

By Sue Grafton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Isbn : 142990979X
  • Pages : 262
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 787
  • File Pdf: f-is-for-fugitive.pdf

Book Summary:

#1 New York Times bestselling author Sue Grafton crafts a thriller set in a town so small that P.I. Kinsey Millhone wonders just how private her investigation can be . . . F is for Fugitive Floral Beach wasn't much of a town: six streets long and three deep, its only notable feature a strip of sand fronting the Pacific. It was on that sandy beach seventeen years ago that the strangled body of Jean Timberlake had been found. The people of floral Beach didn't pay a whole lot of mind to past history, especially when Bailey Fowler, the self-confessed killer, had been properly processed and convicted. They weren't even unduly concerned when, a year after the murder, Fowler walked away from the men's prison at San Luis Obispo, never to be seen again. After all, everyone knew Jean had been a wild kid. "Like mother, like daughter," some said--though never within hearing of Shana Timberlake, who, whatever her faults, still mourned her murdered child. And then, by sheer fluke, the cops stumbled on Bailey Fowler. And a case seventeen years dead came murderously to life again. For Royce Fowler, old and sick with not much time left, his son's reappearance was the chance to heal an old wound. For Kinsey Millhone, the case was a long shot, but she agreed to take it on. She couldn't know then it would lead her to probe the passions buried just below the surface of family relations, where old wounds fester and the most cherished emotions become warped until they fuse into deadly, soul-destroying time bombs. "A" Is for Alibi "B" Is for Burglar "C" Is for Corpse "D" Is for Deadbeat "E" Is for Evidence "F" Is for Fugitive "G" Is for Gumshoe "H" Is for Homicide "I" Is for Innocent "J" Is for Judgment "K" Is for Killer "L" is for Lawless "M" Is for Malice "N" Is for Noose "O" Is for Outlaw "P" Is for Peril "Q" Is for Quarry "R" Is for Ricochet "S" Is for Silence "T" Is for Trespass "U" Is for Undertow "V" Is for Vengeance "W" Is for Wasted "X"

Q Is For Quarry

By Sue Grafton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1440620199
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 732
  • File Pdf: q-is-for-quarry.pdf

Book Summary:

Sue Grafton delivers an intensely gripping mystery based on an actual unsolved murder in this #1 New York Times bestseller featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone. She was a "Jane Doe," an unidentified white female whose decomposed body was discovered near a quarry off California's Highway 1. The case fell to the Santa Teresa County Sheriff's Department, but the detectives had little to go on. The woman was young, her hands were bound with a length of wire, there were multiple stab wounds, and her throat had been slashed. After months of investigation, the murder remained unsolved... That was eighteen years ago. Now the two men who found the body are nearing the end of their careers in law enforcement—and they want one last shot at the case. Old and ill, they need someone to help with their legwork and they turn to Kinsey Millhone. Kinsey is intrigued by the cold case and agrees to take the job. But revisiting the past can be a dangerous business, and what begins with the pursuit of Jane Doe's real identity ends in a high-risk hunt for her killer.

V is for Vengeance

By Sue Grafton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1101548134
  • Pages : 416
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 989
  • File Pdf: v-is-for-vengeance.pdf

Book Summary:

A spiderweb of dangerous relationships lies at the heart of this daring Kinsey Millhone mystery from #1 New York Times bestselling author Sue Grafton. Private detective Kinsey Millhone feels a bit out of place in any department store's lingerie section, but she's entirely in her element when she puts a stop to a brazen shoplifting spree. For her trouble she nearly gets run over in the parking lot by one of the fleeing thieves—and later learns that the one who didn't get away has been found dead in an apparent suicide. But Audrey Vance's grieving fiance suspects murder and hires Kinsey to investigate a case that will reveal a big story behind a small crime and lead her into a web that connects a shadowy “private banker,” an angry trophy wife, a spoiled kid with a spiraling addiction, and a brutal killer without a conscience...

The Sue Grafton Collection: The Kinsey Millhone Novels (Books A-O)

By Sue Grafton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Isbn : 1466885068
  • Pages : 4165
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 643
  • File Pdf: the-sue-grafton-collection.pdf

Book Summary:

The Sue Grafton Collection: The Kinsey Millhone Novels (Books A-O in the Alphabet mystery series) The first 15 books in Sue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone mysteries are now available in one collection! From the sensational blockbuster A is for Alibi to the thrilling case in O is for Outlaw, you won't want to miss a page! "A" Is for Alibi "B" Is for Burglar "C" Is for Corpse "D" Is for Deadbeat "E" Is for Evidence "F" Is for Fugitive "G" Is for Gumshoe "H" Is for Homicide "I" Is for Innocent "J" Is for Judgment "K" Is for Killer "L" is for Lawless "M" Is for Malice "N" Is for Noose "O" Is for Outlaw

The Rat Began to Gnaw the Rope

By C.W. Grafton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Isbn : 1464212996
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 211
  • File Pdf: the-rat-began-to-gnaw-the-rope.pdf

Book Summary:

Is this lawyer digging his way to the truth, or digging his own grave? Short, chubby, and awkward with members of the opposite sex, Gil Henry is the youngest partner in a small law firm, not a hard-boiled sleuth. So when an attractive young woman named Ruth McClure walks into his office and asks him to investigate the value of the stock she inherited from her father, he thinks nothing of it—until someone makes an attempt on his life. Soon Gil is inadvertently embroiled in scandal, subterfuge, and murder. He's beaten, shot, and stabbed, as his colleagues and enemies try to stop him from seeing the case through to the end. Surrounded by adversaries, he teams up with Ruth and her secretive brother to find answers to the questions someone desperately wants to keep him from asking. In this portrait of America on the eve of America's entry into World War II, C.W. Grafton—himself a lawyer and the father of prolific mystery writer Sue Grafton—pens an award-winning mystery that combines humor and the hard-boiled style and will keep readers guessing until its thrilling conclusion.

"C" Is for Corpse

By Sue Grafton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Isbn : 1429922370
  • Pages : 243
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 138
  • File Pdf: c-is-for-corpse.pdf

Book Summary:

You haven't read a thriller until you read #1 New York Times bestselling author Sue Grafton's novels with her unforgettable P.I. Kinsey Millhone... "C" is for Corpse He was young-maybe twenty or so-and he must once have been a good-looking kid. Kinsey could see that. But now his body was covered in scars, his face half-collapsed. It saddened Kinsey and made her curious. She could see he was in a lot of pain. But for three weeks, as Kinsey'd watched him doggedly working out at the local gym, putting himself through a grueling exercise routine, he never spoke. Then one Monday morning when there was no one else in the gym, Bobby Callahan approached her. His story was hard to credit: a murderous assault by a tailgating car on a lonely rural road, a roadside smash into a canyon 400 feet below, his Porsche a bare ruin, his best friend dead. The doctors had managed to put his body back together again-sort of. His mother's money had seen to that. What they couldn't fix was his mind, couldn't restore the huge chunks of memory wiped out by the crash. Bobby knew someone had tried to kill him, but he didn't know why. He knew he had the key to something that made him dangerous to the killer, but he didn't know what it was. And he sensed that someone was still out there, ready to pounce at the first sign his memory was coming back. He'd been to the cops, but they'd shrugged off his story. His family thought he had a screw loose. But he was scared-scared to death. He wanted to hire Kinsey. His case didn't have a whole lot going for it, but he was hard to resist: young, brave, hurt. She took him on. And three days later, Bobby Callahan was dead. Kinsey Millhone never welshed a deal. She'd been hired to stop a killing. Now she'd find the killer. "A" Is for Alibi "B" Is for Burglar "C" Is for Corpse "D" Is for Deadbeat "E" Is for Evidence "F" Is for Fugitive "G" Is for Gumshoe "H" Is for Homicide "I" Is for Innocent "J" Is for Judgment "K" Is for Killer "L" is for Lawless "M" Is for Malice "N" Is for Noose "O" Is for Outlaw "P" Is for Peril "Q" Is for Quarry "R" Is for Ricochet "S" Is for Silence "T" Is for Trespass "U" Is for Undertow "V" Is for Vengeance "W" Is for Wasted "X"

Kiss of Death

By Cheryl Bradshaw
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Cheryl Bradshaw
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 350
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 663
  • File Pdf: kiss-of-death.pdf

Book Summary:

Cheryl Bradshaw's library of four gripping, page-turning short novels from the bestselling Sloane Monroe mystery series. Flirting with Danger A fancy hotel. A weekend getaway. For private detective Sloane Monroe, rest has finally arrived, until the lights go out, a woman screams, and Sloane's nightmare begins. Dead of Night After her mother-in-law is fatally stabbed, Wren Bancroft is seen fleeing the house with the bloody knife. Is Wren really the killer, or is a dark, scandalous family secret to blame? Deadly Sins: Sloth Fed up with her lazy, unruly neighbor, Mary Pritchard sprints across the street, determined to give Darryl a piece of her mind. She arrives to find he's been shot. He's been executed, and that's not all. A mysterious woman is sprawled out on the floor in Darryl's hallway. Who is the woman? And why are they both dead? Deadly Sins: Wrath After a physical altercation with an aggressive date, Sloane's best friend Maddie drives home, vowing never to go on another blind date again. Headlights flash through her car's back windshield. Someone is following close behind, trying to run her off the road. When Maddie's car careens into nearby tree, the chase comes to an end. But for Maddie, the end is just the beginning. Enjoy books by Mary Higgins Clark and Sue Grafton? You'll love the Sloane Monroe series. Readers are saying: "Just when you know who did it - oops, wrong!" "Detailed and fast-paced. A page turner." "You won't want to stop reading!" p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Arial; color: #323333; -webkit-text-stroke: #323333} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Arial; color: #323333; -webkit-text-stroke: #323333; min-height: 16.0px} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}

Convince Me

By Nina Sadowsky
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Isbn : 0525619917
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 167
  • File Pdf: convince-me.pdf

Book Summary:

A charismatic man’s death exposes the secrets he kept, revealing him to family and friends as an unrepentant pathological liar in this explosive thriller from film producer and author Nina Sadowsky. “Convince Me will keep readers guessing until the very end.”—New York Times bestselling author Karin Slaughter Justin Childs is handsome, likeable, smart. A devoted son to his mother, Carol; a loving husband to his wife, Annie; and a sure-footed, savvy business partner to his best friend from college, Will. To so many, the perfect man. He’s also a liar. And now he’s dead. When Justin’s body is retrieved from the wreckage of a car accident, his death leaves his loved ones with more questions than answers. In life, his charm and easygoing nature inspired trust, making him friends wherever he went. Now that he’s gone, the cracks begin to show: disturbing discrepancies in his company’s financials, unaccounted-for absences, a medical record that appears to be entirely fabricated. As the secrets and betrayals pile up, Annie, Carol, and Will realize their beloved Justin was not the man they thought he was. And why was he found dead with Valium in his system when he notoriously detested drugs? Was the crash that killed him really an accident—or did Justin finally get caught in something he couldn’t lie his way out of? Convince Me is a chilling look at what makes a sociopath in an age of untruth—and a high-octane, surprising read to its very last page.

Little Girl Lost

By Cheryl Bradshaw
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Pixie Publishing
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 275
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 730
  • File Pdf: little-girl-lost.pdf

Book Summary:

From the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Sloane Monroe novels comes a gripping new series about love, loss, murder, and a broken former detective who's about to be drawn out of hiding. For the past two years, Georgiana "Gigi" Germaine has been living off the grid, until today, when she hears some disturbing news that shakes her. Georgiana's brother-in-law has been murdered, her seven-year-old niece kidnapped. As the hours waste away, Georgiana races back to a town she left behind, and a former life she's still not ready to face. Readers are saying: “This was a great start to a series that I can't wait to get more of.” Cindy O “Grab this book for hours of engrossed reading. You won't regret it.” Connie Correll “A well plotted story that has a couple surprises/twists.” Marsha Jo, Vine Voice “I am completely intrigued by this new character and cannot wait for book two.” Sharon B “I was completely immersed in the story and read it straight through.” Leah Hines “I'm salivating for the second book already!” Sandra

The Mystery Writers of America Cookbook

By Kate White
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Quirk Books
  • Isbn : 1594747776
  • Pages : 176
  • Category : Cooking
  • Reads : 618
  • File Pdf: the-mystery-writers-of-america-cookbook.pdf

Book Summary:

Hard-boiled breakfasts, thrilling entrees, cozy desserts, and more—this illustrated cookbook features more than 100 recipes from legendary mystery authors. Whether you're planning a sinister dinner party or whipping up some comfort food perfect for a day of writing, you'll find plenty to savor in this cunning collection. Full-color photography is featured throughout, along with mischievous sidebars revealing the links between food and foul play. Recipes include: Mary Higgins Clark’s Celebratory Giants Game Night Chili Harlan Coben’s Myron’s Crabmeat Dip Nelson DeMille’s Male Chauvinist Pigs in a Blanket Lee Child’s Coffee, Pot of One Gillian Flynn’s Beef Skillet Fiesta Sue Grafton’s Kinsey Millhone’s Famous Peanut Butter and Pickle Sandwich Charlaine Harris’s Very Unsophisticated Supper Dip James Patterson’s Grandma’s Killer Chocolate Cake Louise Penny’s Madame Benoît’s Tourtière Scott Turow’s Innocent Frittata

The End of the Road

By Sue Henry
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1101151285
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 158
  • File Pdf: the-end-of-the-road.pdf

Book Summary:

Drifter John Walker has no friends, but he's so engaging that Maxie invites him over for dinner. The next day he moves on-and is later found dead in his motel room. What looks like a simple suicide quickly grows more complicated when police discover that Walker was living under an assumed identity. Maxie tries to fathom why he would choose to end his life where the U.S. highway system ends-and where Maxie just might meet a dead end of her own.

Silent Partner

By Jonathan Kellerman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Isbn : 0345463773
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 165
  • File Pdf: silent-partner.pdf

Book Summary:

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Jonathan Kellerman's Guilt. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER At a party for a controversial Los Angeles sex therapist, Alex Delaware encounters a face from his own past—Sharon Ransom, an exquisite, alluring lover who left him abruptly more than a decade earlier. Sharon now hints that she desperately needs help, but Alex evades her. The next day she is dead, an apparent suicide. “A complex and haunting story of tangled personalities, deeply buried family secrets, and of violence lying thinly under the surface . . . hits the reader right between the eyes.”—Los Angeles Times Book Review Driven by guilt and sadness, Alex plunges into the maze of Sharon’s life—a journey that will take him through the pleasure palaces of California’s ultrarich, into the alleyways of the mind, where childhood terrors still hold sway.

Murder on Wall Street

By Victoria Thompson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1984805797
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 509
  • File Pdf: murder-on-wall-street.pdf

Book Summary:

Midwife Sarah Brandt Malloy and her detective husband, Frank, must discover who killed a prominent—but despised—society banker before an innocent family is destroyed in Murder on Wall Street, an all-new Gaslight Mystery in the USA Today bestselling series. Reformed gangster Jack Robinson is working hard to bolster his image in Gilded Age New York City society as he prepares to become a new father. But when Hayden Norcross, the man who nearly ruined his wife, is shot in cold blood, Jack knows the police will soon come knocking on his door. Frank Malloy has to agree—things don’t look good for Jack. But surely a man as unlikeable as Hayden had more than a few enemies. And it’s soon clear that plenty of the upper echelon as well as the denizens of the most squalid areas of the city seem to have hated him. Sarah and Frank have their work cut out for them. As the daughter of the elite Decker family, Sarah has access to the social circles Hayden frequented, and the more she learns about his horrific treatment of women, the more disturbed she becomes. And as Frank investigates, he finds that Hayden had a host of unsavory habits that may have hastened his demise. But who finally killed him? Sarah and Frank must put the pieces together quickly before time runs out and Jack’s hard-won new life and family are ripped apart.

Blood Test

By Jonathan Kellerman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1451609868
  • Pages : 257
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 625
  • File Pdf: blood-test.pdf

Book Summary:

Dr. Alexander Delaware, a child psychologist in Los Angeles, is called in to evaluate the case of a leukemia patient whose parents want to discontinue chemotherapy. When the boy disappears from the hospital and his parents are found dead, the only leads are the boy's sensual older sister and a holistic-meditative cult called The Touch. Delaware's search for the child takes him to a small town near the Mexican border where he finally unearths the dark secrets kept by the boy's family and the townspeople. He also uncovers drugs and group sex in the commune and survives a few harrowing attempts on his life. (Particularly well-drawn is a failed assassination at the tale's end, which has intriguing mythic echoes.) As in his praised first novel, WHEN THE BOUGH BREAKS, Kellerman draws on his experience as a clinical psychologist to enrich and broaden his considerable storytelling talents. Imbued with a vivid sense of place and featuring a strong supporting cast, including Milo Sturgis, Delaware's burly gay detective friend, this second adventure points happily toward an Alex Delaware series.

Private Eyes

By Jonathan Kellerman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Isbn : 0345463749
  • Pages : 560
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 592
  • File Pdf: private-eyes.pdf

Book Summary:

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Jonathan Kellerman's Guilt. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The voice belongs to a woman, but Dr. Alex Delaware remembers a little girl. It is eleven years since seven-year-old Melissa Dickinson dialed the hospital help line for comfort—and found it in therapy with Alex Delaware. Now the lovely young heiress is desperately calling for the psychologist’s help once more. Only this time it looks like Melissa’s deepest childhood nightmare is really coming true. “A page-turner from beginning to end.”—Los Angeles Times Twenty years ago, Gina Dickinson, Melissa’s mother, suffered a grisly assault that left the budding actress irreparably scarred and emotionally crippled. Now her acid-wielding assailant is out of prison and back in L.A.—and Melissa is terrified that the monster has returned to hurt Gina again. But before Alex Delaware can even begin to soothe his former patient’s fears, Gina, a recluse for twenty years, disappears. And now, unless Delaware turns crack detective to uncover the truth, Gina Dickinson will be just one more victim of a cold fury that has already spawned madness . . . and murder.

Flesh And Blood

By Patricia Cornwell
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Isbn : 1443436720
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 117
  • File Pdf: flesh-and-blood.pdf

Book Summary:

Includes an exclusive excerpt from the riveting next novel in the Kay Scarpetta series, Depraved Heart #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell delivers the next enthralling thriller in her high-stakes series starring Kay Scarpetta—a complex tale involving a serial sniper who strikes chillingly close to the forensic sleuth herself. It’s Dr. Kay Scarpetta’s birthday, and she’s about to head to Miami for a vacation with Benton Wesley, her FBI profiler husband, when she notices seven pennies on a wall behind their Cambridge house. Is this a kids’ game? If so, why are all of the coins dated 1981 and so shiny they could be newly minted? Her cellphone rings, and Detective Pete Marino tells her there’s been a homicide five minutes away. A high school music teacher has been shot with uncanny precision as he unloaded groceries from his car. No one has heard or seen a thing. In this 22nd Scarpetta novel, the master forensic sleuth finds herself in the unsettling pursuit of a serial sniper who leaves no incriminating evidence except fragments of copper. The shots seem impossible, yet they are so perfect they cause instant death. The victims appear to have had nothing in common, and there is no pattern to indicate where the killer will strike next. First New Jersey, then Massachusetts, and then the murky depths off the coast of South Florida, where Scarpetta investigates a shipwreck, looking for answers that only she can discover and analyze. And it is there that she comes face to face with shocking evidence that implicates her techno genius niece, Lucy, Scarpetta’s own flesh and blood. “When it comes to the forensic sciences, nobody can touch Cornwell.” —NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

Women Crime Writers: Four Suspense Novels of the 1940s

By Sarah Weinman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Library of America
  • Isbn : 1598534564
  • Pages : 848
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 241
  • File Pdf: women-crime-writers.pdf

Book Summary:

The Library of America and editor Sarah Weinman redefine the classic era of American crime fiction with a landmark collection of four brilliant novels by the female pioneers of the genre, the women who paved the way for Gillian Flynn, Tana French, and Lisa Scottoline. Though women crime and suspense writers dominate today’s bestseller lists, the extraordinary work of the mid-century pioneers of the genre is largely unknown. Turning in many cases from the mean streets of the hardboiled school to explore the anxieties and terrors lurking in everyday life, these groundbreaking novelists found the roots of fear and violence in a quiet suburban neighborhood, on a college campus, or in a comfortable midtown hotel. Their work, influential in its day and still vibrant and extraordinarily riveting today, is long overdue for rediscovery. This volume, the first of a two-volume collector’s set, gathers four classic works that together reveal the vital and unacknowledged lineage to today’s leading crime writers. From the 1940s here are Vera Caspary’s famous career girl mystery Laura, Helen Eustis’s intricate academic thriller The Horizontal Man, Dorothy B. Hughes’s In a Lonely Place, the terrifyingly intimate portrait of a serial killer, and Elizabeth Sanxay Holding’s The Blank Wall, in which a wife in wartime is forced to take extreme measures when her family is threatened. From the Hardcover edition.

The Carlotta Carlyle Mysteries Volume Two

By Linda Barnes
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Isbn : 1504055659
  • Pages : 1690
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 547
  • File Pdf: the-carlotta-carlyle-mysteries-volume-two.pdf

Book Summary:

“The most refreshing, creative female character to hit mystery fiction since Sue Grafton’s Kinsey Millhone” is back—in four more fast-paced crime thrillers (People). Six-foot-tall, redheaded ex-cop and Boston-based private eye Carlotta Carlyle is “the genuine article: a straightforward, funny, thoroughly American mystery heroine” (New York Post). Snapshot: A series of strange photos draws Carlotta into a chilling case of medical malpractice. “Snapshot is destined to secure Barnes’ position in the hotshot ranks of detective fiction.” —Arizona Republic Hardware: After a series of assaults on cabbies, Carlotta’s moonlighting job as a taxi driver turns into the most dangerous, high-octane case of her career. “Ms. Barnes makes a fist and puts some muscle in this strong plot about an extortionist scheme to corner the market in the taxi medallions.” —The New York Times Book Review Cold Case: Hired to find a long-missing novelist, Carlotta gets tangled up in a cutthroat political campaign. “With a stylish pro like Barnes doing the plotting, this chilling case won’t leave you cold.” —People Flashpoint: Carlotta tries not to get scorched when an arsonist targets her. “[Flashpoint] further cement[s] [Carlotta’s] place in the pantheon of contemporary P.I.s.” —Chicago Tribune

The Lori Anderson Bounty Hunter Series (Books 1-4 in the nail-biting, high-octane, utterly believable series: Deep Down Dead, Deep Blue Trouble, Deep Dirty Truth and Deep Dark Night)

By Steph Broadribb
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Orenda Books
  • Isbn : 1912374919
  • Pages : 1200
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 430
  • File Pdf: the-lori-anderson-bounty-hunter-series.pdf

Book Summary:

Get the first four books in the breathtakingly fast-paced, both hard-boiled and heart-breaking Lori Anderson series in one GREAT-VALUE box set. Single mum and part-time Florida bounty-hunter Lori Anderson is no super-hero, but she's skilled, smart and fiercely determined ... and she'll stop at nothing when her family is threatened. An electric, action-packed, blisteringly authentic series of thrillers by one of the most exciting names in crime fiction. &‘A real cracker' Mark Billingham &‘My kind of book' Lee Child &‘Like Midnight Run, but much darker ... really, really good' Ian Rankin Deep Down Dead (Book One) Lori Anderson manages to keep her career as a part-time bounty-hunter separate from her role as single mother to nine-year-old Dakota, who suffers from leukaemia. But when the hospital bills start to rack up, she has no choice but to take her daughter along on a job that will make her a fast buck. And that's when things start to go wrong. The heart-wrenching, explosive first instalment in the nail-biting, bestselling Lori Anderson series. Deep Blue Trouble (Book Two) With her lover, JT, behind bars and heading for death row, single-mother Florida bounty-hunter Lori Anderson takes on an off-the-books job that could threaten everything... Breathlessly paced and bursting with high-voltage action and edge-of-your-seat jeopardy, Deep Blue Trouble is the unmissable next instalment of the Lori Anderson series, featuring one of the most memorable and fearless female characters in crime fiction. Deep Dirty Truth (Book Three) Single-mother Florida bounty-hunter Lori Anderson returns in another nail-biting, high-voltage read. When Lori is kidnapped, and her family threatened, she has 48 hours to save them ... or lose everything. In this race, only the winner gets out alive. The breathtaking, breakneck third instalment in the addictive Lori Anderson series. Deep Dark Night (Book Four) Fearless but vulnerable Florida bounty-hunter Lori Anderson travels to Chicago to trap the head of a notorious crime family, in a high-stakes, nail-biting mission that sees her trapped in one of the city's tallest buildings during a blackout... The fourth, breathtaking instalment in the nerve-shattering Lori Anderson series. Praise for the Lori Anderson series Shortlisted for: **The Kathy Reichs Award for Fearless Female Character** **The Cat Amongst the Pigeons Award for Most Exceptional Debut** **FINALIST IN THE INTERNATIONAL THRILLER WRITERS AWARDS FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL** &‘Fast-paced, engaging and hugely entertaining' Simon Toyne &‘Deft and assured' Chris Whitaker &‘Brilliant and pacey' Steve Cavanagh &‘A hell of a thriller' Mason Cross &‘If you love romantic suspense, you'll love this ride' Alexandra Sokoloff &‘Suspense, action, romance, danger and a plot that will keep you reading into the wee small hours' Lisa Gray &‘One of my favourite debut novels for a long, long time' Luca Veste &‘A gritty debut that will appeal to Sue Grafton fans' Caroline Green &‘Crazy good ... full-tilt action and a brilliant cast of characters' Yrsa Sigurdard&óttir &‘The pace moves at breakneck speed ... simply one of the best debut novels I have ever read' Angela Marsons &‘This is romping entertainment that moves faster than a bullet' Sunday Express &‘Lively' Sunday Times

The Reluctant Coroner

By Paul Austin Ardoin
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Pax Ardsen
  • Isbn : 1949082008
  • Pages : 348
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 601
  • File Pdf: the-reluctant-coroner.pdf

Book Summary:

Enjoy this free hardboiled coroner series starter by USA TODAY bestselling mystery author Paul Austin Ardoin "Think Sue Grafton and Janet Evanovich, but with darker twists and more biting social commentary. A five-star thriller!" —John Ling, USA Today Bestselling Author Blood is thicker than oil—until murder is involved. Fenway Stevenson doesn't want to return to the coastal town where her estranged father is practically king. But the death of her mother draws her back home—and the murder of the county coroner draws her into a deepening conspiracy. As the body count rises and all signs seem to point toward her father's oil company, will Fenway uncover the truth before family bonds become deadly? ----------- The Reluctant Coroner is the first novel in the acclaimed hard boiled Fenway Stevenson Mystery series. KEYWORDS: California beach town murder, biracial female coroner investigator, medical examiner thriller, former nurse solves murders, estranged father, hard boiled mystery, strong Black woman sleuth, interracial romance mystery, BWWM detective romance, California beach black detective mystery whodunit crime fiction, Santa Barbara mystery, similar author to Leslie Wolfe, LJ Ross, Willow Rose, Blake Banner, Tom Fowler, Jeff Carson, TJ Jones

Cold Case

By Linda Barnes
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Isbn : 1504014480
  • Pages : 482
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 831
  • File Pdf: cold-case.pdf

Book Summary:

Hired to find a missing novelist, Boston private investigator Carlotta Carlyle gets tangled up in a cutthroat political campaign Six-foot-tall, redheaded ex-cop and Boston-based private eye Carlotta Carlyle is “the genuine article: a straightforward, funny, thoroughly American mystery heroine” (New York Post). Thea Janis was a literary Mozart. She published her first novel at age fourteen, shocking the upper crust of Boston with her frank depiction of blue-blooded indiscretions, and she seemed to have a magnificent career ahead of her. But before Thea could publish her follow-up novel, she mysteriously disappeared and was eventually named as a victim of a serial killer. Twenty-four years later, an admirer of Thea’s comes to Carlotta claiming to have evidence that Thea is alive—and still writing. He begs Carlotta to find the onetime prodigy, but there are powerful people, including Thea’s prominent family of Boston politicians, who want Thea’s second book to stay buried. As a take-no-prisoners gubernatorial race speeds to its climax, Carlotta discovers a secret that could upend the campaign, endanger people’s lives, and rewrite literary history. Cold Case is the 7th book in the Carlotta Carlyle Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.

Class and Culture in Crime Fiction

By Julie H. Kim
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Isbn : 1476615381
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 470
  • File Pdf: class-and-culture-in-crime-fiction.pdf

Book Summary:

The crime fiction world of the late 1970s, with its increasingly diverse landscape, is a natural beginning for this collection of critical studies focusing on the intersections of class, culture and crime—each nuanced with shades of gender, ethnicity, race and politics. The ten new essays herein raise broad and complicated questions about the role of class and culture in transatlantic crime fiction beyond the Golden Age: How is “class” understood in detective fiction, other than as a socioeconomic marker? Can we distinguish between major British and American class concerns as they relate to crime? How politically informed is popular detective fiction in responding to economic crises in Scotland, Ireland, England and the United States? When issues of race and gender intersect with concerns of class and culture, does the crime writer privilege one or another factor? Do values and preoccupations of a primarily middle-class readership get reflected in popular detective fiction?

The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: 4

By Ed Gorman,Martin H. Greenberg
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Forge Books
  • Isbn : 1429974397
  • Pages : 640
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 971
  • File Pdf: the-world-s-finest-mystery-and-crime-stories.pdf

Book Summary:

More than 200,000 words of the best mystery and suspense fiction from around the world The world's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories Each year, editors Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg cast their net far and wide, across the seas, throughout the world to catch the best-the most suspenseful, most original, intriguing, confounding, downright entertaining stories of crime and mystery. Edgar winners from the U.S., Silver Dagger winners from the U.K., and stories from elsewhere as well come together here in a bountiful crop of great stories by the best in the business, including Lawrence Block - Jon L. Breen - Stanley Cohen - Bill Crider - Jeffery Deaver - Jeremiah Healy - Clark Howard - Susan Isaacs - John Lutz - Sharyn McCrumb - Ralph McInerny - Anne Perry - Bill Pronzini - Donald E. Westlake and many others. This book's a killer! At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The McSweeney's Joke Book of Book Jokes

By McSweeney's
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Isbn : 0307389359
  • Pages : 200
  • Category : Humor
  • Reads : 704
  • File Pdf: the-mcsweeney-s-joke-book-of-book-jokes.pdf

Book Summary:

As John Hodgman says in this book's introduction, “We all know that books are funny. First, they are made of paste and cloth, which is funny, as is the fact that people still buy and read them.” With that in mind, the McSweeney's Joke Book of Book Jokes collects the best book-related humor from the humor-laden archives of McSweeney's Internet Tendency. Open it and be regaled by such sketches, lists, letters, and spoofs as: Postcards from James Joyce to his Brother Stan Winnie-the-Pooh is My Coworker Ikea Product or Lord of the Rings Character? Popular Children's Fairy Tales Reimagined Using Members of My Family The Very Unauthorized Biography of Steven Seagal Chuck Norris Erotica John Updike, Television Writer Jane Eyre Runs for President Cormac McCarthy Writes to the Editor of the Santa Fe New Mexican Holden Caulfield Gives the Commencement Speech to a High School Letters from Odysseus's College Roommate And many dozens more.

Caspersen Beach

By Janet Heijens
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Dudley Court Press, LLC
  • Isbn : 1940013852
  • Pages : 340
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 401
  • File Pdf: caspersen-beach.pdf

Book Summary:

"The characters are vivid; the setting downright tangible. The reader's involvement grows steadily, right up to the absolutely riveting climax. Take a breath at the end because you've probably been holding it..." - Susan T, Verified Purchaser What happens when the wrong person is convicted and another life is on the line? A mother's worst nightmare occurs on a sunny Florida beach. Melanie Troy tells her children to play on the sand while she goes to buy ice cream. Minutes later, Savannah is gone. Carrie Ann, only nine at the time, gives police a clear-eyed description of the kidnapper. Months later Savannah's remains are discovered on nearby Caspersen Beach. The homeless man who found her, Randy Cousins, hopes to collect the reward money for finding the body. When Detective Lalo Sanchez puts Cousins in a line-up, Carrie Ann did not hesitate to identify him as Savannah's abductor. After four hours of deliberation, the jury unanimously found Cousins guilty. He is sentenced to life in prison without parole. Twenty years later a deathbed confession of a confused homeless woman brings new light to the case. Recognizing the potential that she got the wrong man, Detective Geri Garibaldi enlists the help of retired lawyer Cate Stokes who joins with Lalo Sanchez to prove the innocence of a man who was wrongfully convicted of murder. The stakes are raised when another child goes missing. Full of twists and turns that will keep the reader guessing until the last page is turned. "This book grabbed me from the start and never let up. I really enjoyed reading, and getting to know each of the characters and how all of their stories intertwined. I was not prepared for that ending though..." – Renee C, Verified Purchaser Fans of Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum Novels, Sue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone Novels, Robin James' Cass Leary, and TV's Law and Order will love Janet Heijens' Cate Stokes and her drive to overturn the wrongfully imprisoned...and bring the real killers to justice.

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