Career of Evil Cormoran Strike Book 3


Mulholland Books - When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg. Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but no less alarmed. A fiendishly clever mystery with unexpected twists around every corner, it is also a gripping story of a man and a woman at a crossroads in their personal and professional lives.

. There are four people from his past who he thinks could be responsible--and Strike knows that any one of them is capable of sustained and unspeakable brutality. With the police focusing on the one suspect Strike is increasingly sure is not the perpetrator, he and Robin take matters into their own hands, and delve into the dark and twisted worlds of the other three men.

Career of Evil Cormoran Strike Book 3 - But as more horrendous acts occur, time is running out for the two of them. Career of evil is the third in the highly acclaimed series featuring private detective Cormoran Strike and his assistant Robin Ellacott.

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The Silkworm Cormoran Strike Book 2


Mulholland Books - Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days--as he has done before--and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home. But as strike investigates, it becomes clear that there is more to Quine's disappearance than his wife realizes. If the novel were to be published, it would ruin lives--meaning that there are a lot of people who might want him silenced.

When quine is found brutally murdered under bizarre circumstances, it becomes a race against time to understand the motivation of a ruthless killer, a killer unlike any Strike has encountered before. A compulsively readable crime novel with twists at every turn, THE SILKWORM is the second in the highly acclaimed series featuring Cormoran Strike and his determined young assistant, Robin Ellacott.

The Silkworm Cormoran Strike Book 2 - The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows. At first, Mrs. Private investigator cormoran strike returns in a new mystery from Robert Galbraith, author of the #1 international bestseller The Cuckoo's Calling. When novelist owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike.

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Lethal White A Cormoran Strike Novel Book 4


Mulholland Books - But before strike can question him further, Billy bolts from his office in a panic. Trying to get to the bottom of billy's story, now a partner in the agency-set off on a twisting trail that leads them through the backstreets of London, into a secretive inner sanctum within Parliament, Strike and Robin Ellacott-once his assistant, and to a beautiful but sinister manor house deep in the countryside.

And during this labyrinthine investigation, Strike's own life is far from straightforward: his newfound fame as a private eye means he can no longer operate behind the scenes as he once did. Lethal white is the fourth book in the Cormoran Strike series from the international bestselling author Robert Galbraith.

I seen a kid killed. He strangled it, up by the horse. When billy, a troubled young man, comes to private eye Cormoran Strike's office to ask for his help investigating a crime he thinks he witnessed as a child, Strike is left deeply unsettled. Rowling's wizardry as a writer is on fulsome display" USA Today in this #1 New York Times bestseller.

Lethal White A Cormoran Strike Novel Book 4 - Plus, but their personal relationship is much, his relationship with his former assistant is more fraught than it ever has been-Robin is now invaluable to Strike in the business, much trickier than that. The most epic robert galbraith novel yet, Lethal White is both a gripping mystery and a page-turning next instalment in the ongoing story of Cormoran Strike and Robin Ellacott.

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The Cuckoo's Calling Cormoran Strike Book 1


Mulholland Books - Strike is down to one client, and creditors are calling. K. He has also just broken up with his longtime girlfriend and is living in his office. Then john bristow walks through his door with an amazing story: His sister, thelegendary supermodel Lula Landry, known to her friends as the Cuckoo, famously fell to her death a few months earlier.

. After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. The case plunges strike into the world of multimillionaire beauties, and desperate designers, rock-star boyfriends, seduction, and it introduces him to every variety of pleasure, enticement, and delusion known to man.

The Cuckoo's Calling Cormoran Strike Book 1 - You may think you know detectives, but you've never met one quite like Strike. The cuckoo's calling is a 2013 crime fiction novel by J. The police ruled it a suicide, but John refuses to believe that. Rowling, published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. A brilliant mystery in a classic vein: Detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel's suicide.

You may think you know about the wealthy and famous, but you've never seen them under an investigation like this.

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The Casual Vacancy


Little Brown - Photographer: Andrew Montgomery. When barry fairweather dies unexpectedly in his early forties, the little town of Pagford is left in shock. Pagford is, an english idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, seemingly, but what lies behind the pretty façade is a town at war. Rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war with their husbands, teachers at war with their pupils…Pagford is not what it first seems.

And the empty seat left by barry on the town’s council soon becomes the catalyst for the biggest war the town has yet seen. Who will triumph in an election fraught with passion, duplicity and unexpected revelations?Photo credit: © Wall to Wall Media Ltd.

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The Accident on the A35


Contraband - The characters' pretensions are mercilessly exposed in frill-free prose… What matters, of course, is whether a novel's characters seem to the reader to be alive. If roland barthes had written a detective novel, then this would be it. Philip womack, literary review"reads like a lavishly detailed, psychologically accurate, intelligent, well-plotted, unsimple Simenon… Burnet has proved himself to be the literary games-master.

David robinson, books from scotland"Intriguing… distinctive… atmospheric, often surprising, with a denouement which is beautifully under-played. Allan massie, Scotsman. I longed to shrug gallically at a detective through a haze of cigarette smoke, to pour myself a drink from a cut-glass decanter, to drive to the next town to make acrobatic love to a beautiful…I'm getting carried away.

James marriott, times"a crime novel with post-modern flourishes… Beautifully observed…with understated humour… Wry, intelligent and a lot of fun. Andrew taylor, economical prose, spectator"very much a novel of skillfully drawn characters… With its nostalgic echoes of crime fiction of the past and elegant, it affords a variety of quiet and satisfying pleasures.

The Accident on the A35 - Barry forshaw, Financial Times"Extravagant talent. Mark lawson, guardian"Both a classy detective story and a stylish meditation on agency and existence. From the author of his bloody Project, shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016. There does not appear to be anything remarkable about the fatal car crash on the A35.

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Kingdom of the Blind: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel


Minotaur Books - . And while most of the opioids he allowed to slip through his hands, in order to bring down the cartels, have been retrieved, there is one devastating exception. Enough narcotic to kill thousands has disappeared into inner city Montreal. None of them had ever met the elderly woman. The will is so odd and includes bequests that are so wildly unlikely that Gamache and the others suspect the woman must have been delusional.

But what if, gamache begins to ask himself, she was perfectly sane? When a body is found, the terms of the bizarre will suddenly seem less peculiar and far more menacing. But it isn’t the only menace Gamache is facing. When a peculiar letter arrives inviting armand Gamache to an abandoned farmhouse, the former head of the Sûreté du Québec discovers that a complete stranger has named him one of the executors of her will.

Kingdom of the Blind: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel - What more could a mystery reader – or any reader for that matter – want?”—Maureen Corrigan, Washington PostThe new Chief Inspector Gamache novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author. Another outstanding Gamache adventure… ingenious. Instant #1 new york times bestsellera december 2018 indie next pick one of kirkus reviews' best of 2018 picksbookpage best of the year 2018 a libraryreads Pick for November 2018 A LibraryReads Hall of Fame Winner Washington Post's 10 Books to Read This NovemberOne of PopSugar’s Best Fall Books to Curl Up With“A captivating, wintry whodunit.

People"a constantly surprising series that deepens and darkens as it evolves.

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Still Life: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel A Chief Inspector Gamache Mystery Book 1


Minotaur Books - Jane neal, a local fixture in the tiny hamlet of Three Pines, just north of the U. S. Still life introduces not only an engaging series hero in Inspector Gamache, who commands his forces-and this series-with integrity and quiet courage, but also a winning and talented new writer of traditional mysteries in the person of Louise Penny.

Winner of the new blood dagger, Barry, Arthur Ellis, Anthony, and Dilys awards. Chief inspector armand gamache of the surêté du Québec and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montreal. The locals are certain it's a tragic hunting accident and nothing more, but Gamache smells something foul in these remote woods, and is soon certain that Jane Neal died at the hands of someone much more sinister than a careless bowhunter.

Still Life: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel A Chief Inspector Gamache Mystery Book 1 - Border, has been found dead in the woods.

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In the Woods Dublin Murder Squad, Book 1


Penguin Books - Richly atmospheric, and utterly convincing and surprising to the end, stunning in its complexity, In the Woods is sure to enthrall fans of Mystic River and The Lovely Bones. From the Hardcover edition. Now, with only snippets of long-buried memories to guide him, Ryan has the chance to uncover both the mystery of the case before him and that of his own shadowy past.

. But when a twelve-year-old girl is found murdered in the same woods, he and Detective Cassie Maddox—his partner and closest friend—find themselves investigating a case chillingly similar to the previous unsolved mystery. The debut novel of an astonishing voice in psychological suspenseAs dusk approaches a small Dublin suburb in the summer of 1984, mothers begin to call their children home.

In the Woods Dublin Murder Squad, Book 1 - Twenty years later, rob ryan, the found boy, is a detective on the Dublin Murder Squad and keeps his past a secret. But on this warm evening, three children do not return from the dark and silent woods. When the police arrive, they find only one of the children gripping a tree trunk in terror, wearing blood-filled sneakers, and unable to recall a single detail of the previous hours.

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The Witch Elm: A Novel


Viking - Struggling to recover from his injuries, beginning to understand that he might never be the same man again, he takes refuge at his family's ancestral home to care for his dying uncle Hugo. Named a new york times notable book of 2018, and a best book of 2018 by npr, lithub, Elle, Slate, The Boston Globe, Vox, Amazon, The New York Times Book Review, Vulture, and Electric Literature.

Tana french’s best and most intricately nuanced novel yet. The new york timesan "extraordinary" Stephen King and "mesmerizing" LA Times new standalone novel from the master of crime and suspense. From the writer who "inspires cultic devotion in readers" the New Yorker and has been called "incandescent" by Stephen King, "absolutely mesmerizing" by Gillian Flynn, and "unputdownable" People, comes a gripping new novel that turns a crime story inside out.

The Witch Elm: A Novel - Toby is a happy-go-lucky charmer who's dodged a scrape at work and is celebrating with friends when the night takes a turn that will change his life - he surprises two burglars who beat him and leave him for dead. Then a skull is found in the trunk of an elm tree in the garden - and as detectives close in, Toby is forced to face the possibility that his past may not be what he has always believed.

A spellbinding standalone from one of the best suspense writers working today, The Witch Elm asks what we become, and what we're capable of, when we no longer know who we are.

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The New Iberia Blues: A Dave Robicheaux Novel


Simon & Schuster - Robicheaux has discovered the body of a young woman who’s been crucified, wearing only a small chain on her ankle. Clete witnesses the escape of Texas inmate, Hugo Tillinger, who may hold the key to Robicheaux’s case. Stephen king hailed new york Times bestselling author James Lee Burke “as good as he ever was.

Now, with the new iberia blues, a great american novelist whose work, Burke proves that he “remains the heavyweight champ, taken individually or as a whole, is unsurpassed” Michael Connelly. Ultimately, but he’ll have to summon a light he’s never seen or felt to save himself, it’s up to Robicheaux to stop them all, and those he loves.

The New Iberia Blues: A Dave Robicheaux Novel - Twenty-five years later, when robicheaux knocks on Cormier’s door, it isn’t to congratulate him on his Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations. Neither cormier nor his enigmatic actor friend Antoine Butterworth are saying much, but Robicheaux knows better. She disappeared near cormier’s cyrpemort Point estate, Sean McClain, and Robicheaux, along with young deputy, are looking for answers.

Detective dave robicheaux’s world isn’t filled with too many happy stories, but Desmond Cormier’s rags-to-riches tale is certainly one of them. Robicheaux first met cormier on the streets of New Orleans, when the young, undersized boy had foolish dreams of becoming a Hollywood director. New york times bestseller the shocking death of a young woman leads detective dave Robicheaux into the dark corners of Hollywood, the mafia, and the backwoods of Louisiana in this gripping mystery from “modern master” Publishers Weekly James Lee Burke.

As they wade further into the investigation, the deranged Chester Wimple, they end up in the crosshairs of the mob, and the dark ghosts Robicheaux has been running from for years.

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