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Blackstone and the endgame - an Inspector Blackstone mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. Blackstone and the endgame - an Inspector Blackstone mystery

December 1916. Inspector Sam Blackstone is suspicious when he is called to the office of Superintendent Brigham the new head of special branch and confused that Brigham seems to want to see him as little as Sam himself wishes to be there. An already stranger situation grows more strange when Sam discovers what hes there for: a German traitor wants 25000 in exchange for secret intelligence on U boat locations and Max has specifically asked for Blackstone to be the one to deliver the money alone.

Aug 16, 2017
Blackstone and the Great War - an Inspector Blackstone mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. Blackstone and the Great War - an Inspector Blackstone mystery

Surrounded by young men less than half his age, Inspector Blackstone must face the horror of modern warfare and the prejudices of the officer class if he is to gain justice for the murdered grandson of a British general.

Aug 16, 2017
Blackstone and the new world - an Inspector Blackstone mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. Blackstone and the new world - an Inspector Blackstone mystery

It is July 1900. Sam Blackstone has only gone to New York to pick up a prisoner, but he soon finds himself drafted in to investigate the murder of Inspector O'Brien, a man famed for rooting out police corruption. Working with Alex Meade, an enthusiastic young detective who worshipped O'Brien, Blackstone scours the depths - and the heights - of the city in search of the killer. And the more he searches, the more he becomes convinced that the police department doesn't really want the murder to be

Aug 16, 2017
Blackstone and the tiger - an Inspector Blackstone mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. Blackstone and the tiger - an Inspector Blackstone mystery

The first in the series of kidnappings was amateur, but the spectacular abduction of a young Indian crown prince from a London street forces Inspector Blackstone to accept that this is no ordinary gang he is dealing with. It becomes plain that it is not just the safety of one child that is at stake--it is the future of the British Empire!

Aug 16, 2017
Bleed a river deep - an Inspector Devlin mystery by McGilloway, Brian, 1974-, author. Bleed a river deep - an Inspector Devlin mystery

When a controversial U.S. diplomat is attacked during the opening of a Donegal gold mine, Devlin is disciplined for the lapse in security. When the killing of an illegal immigrant near the Irish border shows connections to the attack, Devlin begins to suspect that the business is a front for something far more sinister than mere mining.

Aug 16, 2017
Bleeding hearts - a novel by Rankin, Ian, author. Bleeding hearts - a novel

"Michael Weston is paid well to do his work and ask no questions. When you're a professional assassin, total secrecy is part of the job. But after a successful mission in London, the police are immediately on his tail. How did they know how to find him? And who is his anonymous employer? Why did he or she want his target, a TV reporter, killed? Was he set up from the start? The questions lead Weston to his nemesis Hoffer, a private detective who has been hunting him for years. Ever since Weston

Aug 20, 2017
Blood and rubles - a Porfiry Petrovich Rostnikov novel by Kaminsky, Stuart M., author Blood and rubles - a Porfiry Petrovich Rostnikov novel

In Russia, Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov and his squad of dedicated and honest policemen battle organized crime, muggings, kidnapings and murder. The action unfolds against the background of the anarchy which followed the collapse of the Soviet Union. By the author of A Cold Red Sunrise.

Aug 16, 2017
Blood hunt - a novel by Rankin, Ian, author. Blood hunt - a novel

Determined to exact revenge in the aftermath of his brother's unlikely suicide, professional assassin Gordon Reeve becomes increasingly enraged by a local cop who thwarts his attempts to talk with a friend who last saw Reeve's brother alive.

Aug 20, 2017
Blood never dies - an Inspector Bill Slider mystery by Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia, author. Blood never dies - an Inspector Bill Slider mystery

Bill Slider and his team face a mystery when an unidentifiable man appears to have committed suicide but all signs point to murder. A boiling-hot August day and a handsome young man is found dead in his bath, exsanguinated. Bill Slider's colleague takes one look at the body and is convinced something isn't quite right. As Bill investigates, he reluctantly has to agree. But as Slider and his team try to identify the man - whose personal papers are missing, along with his wallet and keys - it seem

Aug 17, 2017
Blood of the wicked by Gage, Leighton, author. Blood of the wicked

"At the start of Gage's bloody debut, Chief Insp. Mario Silva is asked by his boss, the director of the Brazilian Federal Police, to solve the murder of Bishop Dom Felipe Antunes, who was assassinated at a church consecration in the remote Brazilian town of Cascatas"--Provided by Publishers Weekly.

Aug 17, 2017
Borderlands - an Inspector Devlin mystery by McGilloway, Brian, 1974-, author. Borderlands - an Inspector Devlin mystery

When the corpse of a teenager turns up in an area known as the borderlands between the North and South of Ireland, Inspector Benedict Devlin heads up an investigation whose only clues are a gold ring placed on the girl's finger and an old photograph, but things are complicated by the killing of another teenager, and Devlin unearths a link between the killings.

Aug 16, 2017
Bright shiny things by Nadel, Barbara, author. Bright shiny things

Out of the blue, private investigator and ex-soldier Lee Arnold receives a visit from an old army mate. Abbas al'Barri worked as a translator with him during the Second Iraq War. Now living in Ilford with his family, Abbas is convinced that he's had a message from his estranged son Fayyaad, who was radicalised and was last thought to be fighting for ISIL in Iraq. Does Fayyaad's message indicate a change of heart? Abbas is desperate for Lee's help in establishing some contact with him, a point wi

Aug 20, 2017
Brooklyn wars - an Erica Donato mystery by Stein, Triss, author. Brooklyn wars - an Erica Donato mystery

"From the earliest days of the Republic until the administration of LBJ, the Brooklyn Navy Yard was, proudly, both an arsenal of democracy, in FDR's words, and the creator of 70,000 local jobs. In time it became best known as the scary place New Yorkers had to locate to rescue their impounded cars. And then it came back to life, but not without a war. "--Amazon.com.

Aug 20, 2017
Brothers' tears by Gregson, J. M., author. Brothers' tears

Ex-Ireland rugby player, and now successful businessman, Jim O'Connor is shot dead, point blank range, in the car park of a restaurant where he is hosting a family celebration. DCI Percy Peach returns from holiday to head up an investigation that has got nowhere. It seems Jim O'Connor had some rather unpleasant business contacts, many with the motive to get rid of him. However, when law abiding Dominic O'Connor is also killed, within days of his brother, Brunton CID can only assume there must be

Aug 20, 2017
Bury her deep by McPherson, Catriona Bury her deep

Aug 19, 2017
Calamity at the Continental Club by Shogan, Colleen J., 1975- author. Calamity at the Continental Club

The Mayflower Society is about to hold its annual meeting at Washington D.C.'s swanky gathering place for the elite, the Continental Club. That means Kit Marshall's upper-crust future in-laws, Buffy and Winston Hollingsworth, are coming for a visit. Annoyed that Kit has not set a date to marry Doug, Buffy wants her to commit to a high society wedding at the club. Kit, though chief of staff for a congresswoman, feels uncomfortable with Buffy and Winston's crowd. Kit receives an unexpected repriev

Aug 18, 2017
Cast iron by May, Peter, 1951- author. Cast iron

"Peter May's new thriller--the red-hot finale to the cold-case Enzo Files"--

Aug 19, 2017
Cat Among the Pumpkins by Morton, Mandy Cat Among the Pumpkins

Aug 19, 2017
Chapter and hearse - and other mysteries by Aird, Catherine, author. Chapter and hearse - and other mysteries

A collection of seventeen short mystery stories features such characters as Detective Chief Inspector C.D. Sloan, his assistant, Crosby, and the mysterious Malcolm Venables of the Secret Service.

Aug 19, 2017
Chill factor by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. Chill factor

Hennessey and Yellich are looking for a Mr. Big. A corpse is discovered in the middle of the city of York. Male; no identification. Shot. And tortured before his murder. A professional hit, by the look of it. Gradually people talk; hints are dropped and trails appear - all leading to a man with no record and who has never been inside a police station. But the police know him - he's connected to another unexplained death. And another. And a few more.

Aug 19, 2017

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