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The Man in the Queue(Inspector Alan Grant 1)

Outside a London theatre a throng of people wait expectantly for the last performance of a popular musical. But as the doors open at last, something spoils all thought of entertainment: a man in the queue is found murdered by the deadly thrust of a stiletto...

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The Blue Edge of Midnight(Max Freeman 1)

Penzler Pick, March 2002: This is the first entry in what I hope will be a series by journalist Jonathon King, who has written for the Philadelphia Daily News and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. The story features Max Freeman, who was a cop in Philadelphia until he shot and killed a 12-year-old boy who was helping to rob a convenience store. Max was shot in the neck himsel

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Death Among The Sunbathers(The Bobby Owen Mystery Series 2)

DescriptionThe body of a brilliant woman journalist is recovered from the wreck of a burning car. It is soon discovered that the smash did not kill her; she was dead already, shot by a Browning automatic that was found near by. Superintendent Mitchell, with the help of Owen, a young University graduate turned policeman, follows the enigmatic clues backwards and forwards

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Evil Under the Sun(Hercule Poirot 23)

Set at the Jolly Roger, a posh vacation resort for the rich and famous on the southern coast of England, Evil Under the Sun is one of Agatha Christie�s most intriguing mysteries. When a gorgeous young bride is brutally strangled to death on the beach, only Hercule Poirot can sift through the secrets that shroud each of the guests and unravel the macabre mystery at this pla

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The Sixth Man(Sean King & Michelle Maxwell 5)

Watch King & Maxwell, TNTs new series based on David Baldaccis blockbuster novels, on Mondays at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) After the 1 New York Times bestsellers Split Second, Hour Game, Simple Genius, and First Family, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell return in their most shocking case: a high stakes struggle where the relentless needs of national security run up against the a

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One of Us

From the New York Times bestselling author of Back Roads comes a fast-paced literary thriller about a forensic psychologist forced to face his own demons after discovering his small hometown terrorized by a serial killer.Dr. Sheridan Doyle�a fastidiously groomed and TV-friendly forensic psychologist�is the go-to shrink for the Philadelphia District Attorney�s office whenev

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The House of Silk(Sherlock Holmes 1)

THE GAMES AFOOT...It is November 1890 and London is gripped by a merciless winter. Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are enjoying tea by the fire when an agitated gentleman arrives unannounced at 221b Baker Street. He begs Holmes for help, telling the unnerving story of a scar-faced man with piercing eyes who has stalked him in recent weeks.Intrigued, Holmes and Watson find t

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Expose(Sally Harrington 1)

Van Wormers first four critically acclaimed novels featuring impetuous television newswoman Sally Harrington, who thrives on fast action and danger, are now reissued at a special low price.

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Shaman Winter(Sonny Baca 3)

Famed for capturing the flavor of Hispanic New Mexico, Rudolfo Anaya now plunges his charismatic Sonny Baca into his most fascinating mystery yet. Wheelchair-bound by day, Alburquerque P.I. Sonny Baca is tormented by night with strange dreams: One by one, his female ancestors are abducted before his eyes. Soon Sonny learns the worst. His old archenemy, Raven, is controllin

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The Manson File: Myth and Reality of an Outlaw Shaman

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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