Posts Tagged Crime Fiction
by Lynda La Plante
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense/Heist/Crime Fiction
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THE BASIS FOR STEVE MCQUEEN’S UPCOMING MAJOR MOTION PICTURE, WIDOWS IS A FAST-PACED HEIST THRILLER WITH AN ALL FEMALE CAST YOU WON’T FORGET.
Before PRIME SUSPECT there was WIDOWS . . . Facing life alone, they turned to crime together. Dolly Rawlins, Linda Pirelli and Shirley Miller are left devastated when their husbands are killed in a security van heist that goes disastrously wrong. When Dolly discovers her husband Harry’s bank deposit box, containing a gun, money – and detailed plans for the hijack – she realises that she only has three options: 1. Give up and forget she ever found them; 2. Hand over Harry’s ledgers to the police, or to the thugs that have been hassling her for information they think she has; 3. She and the other widows could carry out the robbery themselves Novices in the craft of crime, the three women make their preparations. Along the way they discover that Harry’s plan required four people, not three. But only three bodies were discovered in the carnage of the original hijack – so who was the fourth man, and where is he now? Recruiting hooker Bella O’Reilly as their fourth, the widows are determined to execute their plan. Facing mounting pressure from DI Resnick, and local thugs Arnie and Tony Fisher, can they stick together and finish the job their husbands started . . .
Santa Fe Mojo (Vincent Malone Book 1)
by Ted Clifton
Genre: Private Investigator/Crime Fiction/Hardboiled
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Washed-up legal investigator Vincent Malone has come to Santa Fe in search of a new life. Instead, he finds himself drawn into a murder investigation when a high-profile LA sports agent turns up dead at the B&B where Vincent has found work.
Teaming up with an ancient gun-slinging lawyer (whom everyone thought was dead), Vincent investigates the agent’s pro athlete clients, all of whom share a strong motive: the agent had just lost millions of dollars of their money in a botched investment. As the case grows more complicated, Vincent discovers Santa Fe might just be the right place to get his mojo back.
For fans of classic PI mysteries, where flawed men try their best to do good, and a colorful cast and unexpected twists keep you guessing right until the last page.
Angela Cray Gets Real (An Angela Cray Mystery Book 1)
by Dara Carr
Genre: Mystery & Suspense/Crime Fiction/Private Investigator
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Unemployed ex-party girl Angela Cray is back living with her no-nonsense mother in Phoenix. After coming within air-kissing distance of a felony charge, Angela is determined to make something of her life. When a sympathetic neighbor offers her work, Angela jumps at the opportunity. She figures it won’t be hard to track down a missing fiancé last seen with two Lady Gaga lookalikes. After all, one of her superpowers is finding badly behaved men.
But the trail of the runaway groom has more twists than a bride’s updo. And when Angela uncovers secrets that people will kill to keep hidden, she has to decide the price she’s willing to pay for success.
Angela will need to call upon all her charm and cunning—and the deities of her ancient Samoan ancestors—to make sure this professional growth opportunity doesn’t kill her first.
Famished: An Ash Park Novel (Volume 1)
by Meghan O’Flynn
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, & Suspense/Crime Fiction/Noir/Pulp
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STARVATION TAKES MANY FORMS
Ash Park, a run-down suburb of Detroit, might not be the most idyllic place to live, but for Hannah Montgomery, it’s safe. At least, it feels that way until a serial killer starts dicing up women from the shelter where she volunteers.
Hannah manages to convince herself the killings have nothing to do with her brutal past—but then her boyfriend is murdered in the same ruthless manner as the others. And the police think she may have had something to do with it.
The cops are right about one thing: Hannah is responsible. Because she knows who the killer is. Now she must face the fact that she brought a monster with her to Ash Park–and his appetite for blood is insatiable.
Everyone’s hungry for something.
Some are more famished than others.
River Bones (Sara Mason Mysteries Book 1)
by Mary Deal
Genre: Mystery & Suspense/Crime Fiction/Psychological Thriller
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When Sara Mason returns to her hometown to start a new life, she learns that a serial killer is terrorizing its residents. Despite battling the memory of the deaths of her younger sister and alcoholic parents, Sara is determined to make peace with her past.
However, she soon learns that the elusive psychopath is now stalking her. Sara’s attempt to rebuild her life is hindered even more by the discovery of skeletal remains on her property. As the investigation focuses on several suspects, Sara discovers critical clues and bravely volunteers to be a decoy for the sheriff’s department.
Sara’s destiny has brought her back home, but will her decision lead her down a path lined with danger… and straight into the arms of a madman?
A Dead Sister (Jessica Huntington Desert Cities Mystery Book 2)
by Anna Celeste Burke
Genre: Cozy/Mystery/Crime Fiction/Kidnapping
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A down and out meth addict claims to have witnessed the murder of Kelly Fontana, and a decade-old cold case heats up.