The Death of an Irish Tradition (Peter McGarr Mysteries) by Bartholomew Gill

By Bartholomew Gill

The Dublin Horse convey is among the city's proudest traditions -- a grand establishment tarnished this 12 months through the homicide of aged Margaret Caughey. leader Inspector Peter McGarr is wondered through the unusual loss of life of a likely innocuous previous lady whose condominium includes now not a hint of her prior existence -- and via the heinous crime's obvious hyperlinks to the impending equestrian occasion. approximately all people linked to the unlucky sufferer has connections to the pony convey besides, from dowdy Margaret's racetrack gadfly brother, to her unusually stylish daughter who is scheduled to compete . . . to an ex-IRA agreement killer. And with race day swiftly coming near near, McGarr understands he needs to paintings speedy to untangle this knotted skein of lethal secrets and techniques. For if he falters, the tireless detective fears that extra blood could be spilt -- even perhaps his personal -- earlier than the riders go away the gate.

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Death of a Macho Man (Hamish Macbeth, Book 12) by M. C. Beaton

By M. C. Beaton

Unique ebook: 1996

When Hamish Macbeth, neighborhood constable of the Scottish village of Lochdubh, attempts to damage up one of many many fights concerning Randy Duggan, the ruffian demanding situations him to a fistfight. yet at the selected day, Duggan is located shot to demise and Macbeth is rumored to be the most probably suspect. Macbeth needs to locate the assassin, transparent his identify, and repair his Highland paradise to its ordinary tranquility.

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Some Lie and Some Die (An Inspector Wexford Mystery) by Ruth Rendell

By Ruth Rendell

A mutilated physique discovered at a rock festival.In spite of dire predictions, the rock competition in Kingsmarkham appeared to be going off with no hitch, till the hideously disfigured physique is came across in a close-by quarry. and shortly Wexford is investigating the hyperlinks among an area woman long gone undesirable and a charismatic singer who conjures up an unwholesome devotion in his fans. a few Lie and a few Die is a devilishly soaking up novel, within which Wexford's deductive powers arise opposed to the aloof vanity of dad stardom.  With her Inspector Wexford novels, Ruth Rendell, winner of the secret Writers of the USA Grand grasp Award, has further layers of intensity, realism and unease to the vintage English secret. For the canny, tireless, and unflappable policeman is an unblinking observer of human nature, whose examine has taught him that lower than sure situations the main not going everyone is able to the main appalling crimes.

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Nineteen Seventy-Seven: The Red Riding Quartet, Book Two by David Peace

By David Peace

David Peace's acclaimed pink using Quartet keeps with this exhilarating follow-up to Nineteen Seventy-Four. it truly is summer time in Leeds and the town is anxiously looking ahead to the Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth's reign. Detective Bob Fraser and Jack Whitehead, a reporter on the put up, even though, produce other issues on their minds-mainly the very fact that somebody is murdering prostitutes. The killer is instantly dubbed the “Yorkshire Ripper” and every guy, all alone, works tirelessly to trap him. yet their investigations flip grisly as they each one have interaction in affairs with the prostitutes they're supposedly holding. because the summer time progresses, the killings speed up and it sort of feels as though Fraser and Whitehead are the one males who suspect or care that there is extra than one killer at huge.

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Sacred Clowns (Joe Leaphorn Jim Chee Novels) by Tony Hillerman

By Tony Hillerman

An historical TrustIs BrokenDuring a Tano kachina rite anything within the antics of the dancing koshare fills the air with rigidity. Moments later the clown is located brutally bludgeoned within the comparable demeanour reservation schoolteacher was once killed simply days ahead of. In actual Navajo variety, Officer Jim Chee and Lieutenant Leaphorn of the Tribal Police return to the start to decipher the sacred clowns message to the folk of the Tano pueblo. Amid guarded tribal secrets and techniques and crooked Indian investors, they discover a path of blood that hyperlinks a runaway schoolboy, useless our bodies, and the mysterious presence of a sacred artifact.

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Jack Frost 2 A Touch of Frost by R. D. Wingfield

By R. D. Wingfield

Detective Inspector Jack Frost, offically on accountability, is however made up our minds to sneak off to a colleague's leaving get together. yet first the corpse of a widely known neighborhood junkie is located blockading the drain of a Denton public bog - after which, while Frost makes an attempt to affix the revels in a while, the nubile daughter of a filthy rich businessman is mentioned lacking.

Sleepy Denton hasn't ever recognized something just like the crime wave which now threatens to submerge it. A theft happens on the town's infamous strip joint, the pampered son of an area MP is suspected of a hit-and-run offence and, to most sensible all of it, a a number of rapist is at the unfastened. Frost is reeling below the stress, his bureaucracy continues to be in arrears and now, greater than ever, his self-righteous colleagues would like to determine him sacked. however the manic Frost manages to guarantee his enhanced that every one is lower than keep watch over. Now he has basically to persuade himself...

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