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Monsieur Lecoq(Monsieur Lecoq 4)

The seminal detective novel by Emile Gaboriau, who was hailed by Andre Gide as�the father of all current detective fiction�Policemen patrolling the streets of Paris hear a commotion in a nearby bar. When they go inside to investigate, they find 3 men dead and 1 gravely wounded. The injured man, taken into custody by the police, claims to have murdered the others in self-d

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She Said/She Saw

Tegan was in the backseat when her two best friends were gunned down in front of her. Was it an argument over drugs? An ongoing feud? Or something more random? Tegan says she didnt see who did it. Or know why. Nobody will believe her. Not the police; not her friends; not the families of the victims; and not even Kelly, her own sister. Is she afraid that the killer will co

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Evil Under The Sun(Hercule Poirot 23)

Agatha Christie July 1973 printing. A Hercule Poirot Murder Mystery. Here is the passage from the first page inside the front cover: So many people could have killed her. Was it her proud and reserved husband, who knew she was an adulteress? Or her strange stepdaughter who made voodoo dolls and stuck pins in them? Or the religious fanatic who was tortured by her beauty? Or

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Mad Dogs and Scotsmen(Three Oaks 7)

While in quarantine at Three Oaks Kennels, Jove, a charming male black Labrador, has earned a special place in John Cunninghams heart. So when Joves owner comes to take his dog to America, John cant help feeling a little sad. After leaving the office, they find to their horror that Johns car has vanished, along with Jove, his owners briefcase, and Johns shotgun.... J

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Deviant Behavior(Thomas Black 5)

When seventeen-year-old Todd Steeb has been missing for eight days, his wealthy parents hire Thomas Black to investigate. Faith Steeb is worried by her sons obsession with suicide, though her husband dismisses it as youthful deviance. Aided by his lawyer friend Kathy Birchfield, Black finds forgotten crime, buried treasure, possible murder, and enough deviant behavior

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The House on the Gulf

If only Bran would stop acting weird....Probably he had a perfectly reasonable explanation for everything. I just couldnt imagine what it would be.When Britts older brother, Bran, lands a summer job house-sitting for the Marquises, an elderly couple, it seems like a great opportunity. Britt and Bran have moved to Florida so their mother can finish college, and the house-

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The Manson File

Summing up 25 years of Nikolas Schrecks research into the Charles Manson phenomenon, this Book of Revelations illuminates unknown dimensions of Manson as philosopher, musician, Gnostic mystic, Mafia fall guy, revolutionary, and friend, lover and drug dealer to 1960s Hollywoods best-known rock stars and movie idols.The first comprehensive study of Mansons life, times, cr

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The Prisoner of Vandam Street(Kinky Friedman 17)

Alfred Hitchcocks classic film Rear Window gets an affectionate kick in the butt in this homage from master crime writer, philosopher, and equal-opportunity offender Kinky Friedman.Its a case of malaria versus murder when private dick extraordinaire Kinky Friedman comes down with a tropical disease, in the jungle known as New York City, and is confined to his loft on

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The Fifth Witness(Mickey Haller 5)

Mickey Haller has fallen on tough times. He expands his business into foreclosure defense, only to see one of his clients accused of killing the banker she blames for trying to take away her home.Mickey puts his team into high gear to exonerate Lisa Trammel, even though the evidence and his own suspicions tell him his client is guilty. Soon after he learns that the victim

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Theres Something in a Sunday(Sharon McCone 8)

Its a cold Sunday in San Francisco. Sharon McCones alone on a routine surveillance job, following a man named Frank Wilkonson through the citys lush horticultural hot spots to the sere foothills of the Diablos. But when she returns to find her kindly old client in a pool of blood, nothing shes learned explains it. The search for answers takes her from Wilkonsons sulle

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