Murder Book

Author: Ed Brisson
Editor: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 163008171X
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The graphic novel anthology Murder Book collects gritty and unrelenting crime comics by Ed Brisson (Sheltered, The Field, Sons of Anarchy) that chronicle the demise of the immoral and the innocent alike. Featuring art from Michael Walsh (Secret Avengers), Simon Roy (The Field), Johnnie Christmas (Sheltered), Declan Shalvey (Moon Knight), and many more, this collection is an essential for crime and noir fans.

Murder Book

Author: Frank F. Weber
Editor: Moon Finder
ISBN: 9781636252971
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While investigating a case near his hometown, Jon quietly reopens the murder book on Mandy Baker and begins to see commonalities between Mandy's disappearance and his new case. Digging up the past raises intriguing possibilities with an old friend, Serena Bell--but also forces them to work through old betrayals. As the investigation intensifies, Jon realizes he has crossed paths with the killer before. Murder Book is the first book in the Jon Frederick series.

The Murder Book

Author: Kim Davies
Editor: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131724013
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This book offers a holistic view of homicide: referencing theories from different disciplines (psychology, biology, sociology, criminology) and findings from different regions around the world. Using examples from all types of incidents, the book provides more realistic coverage because it includes not just the high profile cases shown in the media and in books. Encouraging a scholarly understanding of the topic, it devotes separate chapters to each type of homicide and includes unique chapters on solving homicides and processing homicides in court.

Homicide

Author: Martin Daly
Editor: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9780202366449
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This book is an exercise in "evolutionary psychology": the attempt to understand normal social motives as products of the process of evolution by natural selection. There is simply no question that this is the process that created the human psyche, and yet psychologists seldom ask what implications this fact might have for their discipline. We think that the implications are many and profound, touching on such matters as parental affection and rejection, sibling rivalry, sex differences in interests and inclinations, social comparisons and achievement motives, our sense of justice, lifespan developmental changes in attitudes, and that phenomenology of the self.

Conspiracy To Murder

Author: Linda Melvern
Editor: Verso
ISBN: 9781844675425
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The definitive account of the Rwandan genocide--voted Best Book on Africa by Foreign Affairs.

The Murder Book

Author: Jonathan Kellerman
Editor: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 0345508548
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A leather-covered scrapbook containing carefully mounted photographs of murder victims arrives on Alex Delaware's doorstep. Alex summons the help of his best friend, LAPD detective Milo Sturgis. Each will soon be forced to confront their own personal demons.

The Portable Murder Book

Author: Joseph Henry Jackson
Editor:
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Murder Book

Author: Richard Rayner
Editor: HarperPerennial
ISBN: 9780006511403
File Size: 31,18 MB
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'About as noir as it can be...excellent' Frances Fyfield, Daily Telegraph

The Murder Book

Author: Lissa Marie Redmond
Editor: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 0738755664
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Cold case detective Lauren Riley wakes up in the hospital certain of two things: she was stabbed and left for dead...and the person who did it was a cop. After being brutally stabbed at her desk late one night, Lauren Riley works her way backwards through the haze to piece together who attacked her and why. A mysterious phone message forces her to enlist the help of a retired lieutenant to track down a witness who is desperate not to be found. As she digs into the Buffalo Police Department's hidden past she uncovers a terrible secret, one a fellow officer would kill to protect. Packed with suspense and featuring a detective who "relentlessly—and with morbid humor—gets the job done" (Booklist), The Murder Book continues a series praised by Kirkus Reviews as "an excellent police procedural combined with a psychological thriller." Praise for The Murder Book: An Amazon and Barnes and Noble Bestseller "A simply riveting read from cover to cover."—Midwest Book Review "Fans of contemporary police procedurals will want to see more of the plucky Lauren."—Publishers Weekly "A pulse-racing pace, well-chosen details of Buffalo's mixed industrial landscape and characters to bleed for make this a stunningly good second book. Highly recommended."—Kingdom Books Praise for A Cold Day in Hell, Book 1 of the Cold Case Investigation series: "Recommend this one to anyone who loves courtroom dramas where lawyers tear into witnesses like pit bulls. And to anyone hot for a police procedural where tired cops make mistakes but slowly, relentlessly—and with morbid humor—get the job done. Redmond delivers both in one package...The real attraction here is a keyhole view into a world that turns our expectations upside down—a world where a bullying, quasi-fascist cop can be the only one with a handle on reality. Keep your eyes on Redmond, a retired cop who knows how to write."—Booklist "Redmond, a recently retired Buffalo PD homicide detective, keeps everything moving nicely in this well-constructed crime novel."—Publishers Weekly "An excellent police procedural combined with a psychological thriller."—Kirkus Reviews "A Cold Day in Hell is a fine first novel and Lauren Riley is cool new addition to the world of PI and cop protagonists. A retired detective, Lissa Marie Redmond gives it to the reader without the sugarcoating and lifts the veil off how the system really works...or doesn't."—Reed Farrel Coleman, New York Times bestselling author of What You Break "Ex-cop Lissa Redmond has a sure hand with police procedure, which should be no surprise. The joy of A Cold Day in Hell comes from her equally sure hand with storytelling. This is a welcome new voice on the crime scene."—SJ Rozan, bestselling author of Ghost Hero

Murder

Author: Alan Sharpe
Editor: Kingsclear Books Pty Ltd
ISBN: 9780908272471
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From the Batavia massacre through to the disappearance of Donald Mackay, the killing of Megan Kalajzich, the Hilton bombing and the Lesbian Vampire killing, this book documents 25 of Australia's most notorious criminal cases.

Murder By The Book

Author: Lauren Elliott
Editor: Kensington Books
ISBN: 1496720229
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Addie Greyborne loved working with rare books at the Boston Public Library—she even got to play detective, tracking down clues about mysterious old volumes. But she didn’t expect her sleuthing skills to come in so handy in a little seaside town . . . Addie left some painful memories behind in the big city, including the unsolved murder of her fiancé and her father’s fatal car accident. After an unexpected inheritance from a great aunt, she’s moved to a small New England town founded by her ancestors back in colonial times—and living in spacious Greyborne Manor, on a hilltop overlooking the harbor. Best of all, her aunt also left her countless first editions and other treasures—providing an inventory to start her own store. But there’s trouble from day one, and not just from the grumpy woman who runs the bakery next door. A car nearly runs Addie down. Someone steals a copy of Alice in Wonderland. Then, Addie’s friend Serena, who owns a nearby tea shop, is arrested—for killing another local merchant. The police seem pretty sure they’ve got the story in hand, but Addie’s not going to let them close the book on this case without a fight . . .

The Murder Book

Author: Jane A. Adams
Editor: Severn House Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 1780108192
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Introducing Detective Chief Inspector Henry Johnstone in the first of a brand-new historical mystery series. Lincolnshire, England. June, 1928. When three freshly-buried bodies are unearthed in the front yard of a rented cottage, DCI Henry Johnstone, a specialist murder detective from London, is summoned to investigate. Two of the victims are identified as Mary Fields, known to have worked as a prostitute, and her seven-year-old daughter Ruby. But who is the third victim and what was he doing at the cottage? Johnstone is determined to do things by the book, but his use of forensic science and other modern methods of detection soon ruffles feathers. Frustrated by the unhelpful attitude of the local constabulary, Johnstone fears the investigation is heading nowhere. Then he's called out to another murder . . .

Evidence For Murder

Author: Rod Cross
Editor: UNSW Press
ISBN: 1742231071
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When Australian model Caroline Byrne’s crumpled body was discovered at the base of a cliff known as the Gap--a famous Sydney landmark and popular suicide spot--it was easy for both the public and police to assume her death was suicide. With no official crime scene established, no measurements or photographs taken into evidence, and no police logbooks recording the recovery of her body, Byrne's then-boyfriend Gordon Wood very nearly got away with murder--until forensic science conclusively proved that Caroline could not possibly have jumped. This gripping narrative provides a detailed account of the investigation from the forensic scientist who produced the crucial evidence that led to Wood’s conviction.

Using Murder

Author: Philip Jenkins
Editor: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9780202305257
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In the last decade, serial murder has become a source of major concern for law enforcement agencies, while the serial killer has attracted widespread interest as a villain in popular culture. There is no doubt, however, that popular fears and stereotypes have vastly exaggerated the actual scale of multiple homicide activity. In assessing the concern and the interest, Jenkins has produced an innovative synthesis of approaches to social problem construction. It includes an historical and social-scientific estimate of the objective scale of serial murder; a rhetorical analysis of the construction of the phenomenon in public debate; and a cultural studies-oriented analysis of the portrayal of serial murder in contemporary literature, film, and the mass media. Using Murder suggests that a problem of this sort can only be understood in the context of its political and rhetorical dimension; that fears of crime and violence are valuable for particular constituencies and interest groups, which put them to their own uses. In part, these agendas are bureaucratic, in the sense that exaggerated concern about the offense generates support for criminal justice agencies. But other forces are at work in the culture at large, where serial murder has become an invaluable rhetorical weapon in public debates over issues like gender, race, and sexual orientation. Serial murder is worthy of study not so much for its intrinsic significance, but rather for what it suggests about the concerns, needs, and fears of the society that has come to portray it as an “ultimate evil.” Using Murder is a highly original study of a powerful contemporary mythology by a criminologist and historian versed in the constructionist literature on the origins of “moral panics.”

Anatomy Of Murder

Author: Carl Darryl Malmgren
Editor: Popular Press
ISBN: 9780879728427
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Mystery fiction takes place in a centered world, one whose most distinctive characteristic is motivation (of behavior and signs). Built on a faith in foundations, it insists upon the solidity of social life, the validity of social conventions, and the sanctity of signs. Mystery assures us that motives exist for both words and deeds.".

The Murder Book Of J G Reeder

Author: Edgar Wallace
Editor: Librorium Editions
ISBN: 3966104857
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At first glance J G Reeder is an ordinary, slightly shabby little man with red hair, weak eyes, whiskers, square-toed boots and a chest protector cravat. However, working for the Public Prosecutor he finds plenty to stretch his extraordinary mind. Here are eight thrilling, highly original tales from one of the greatest talents ever applied to detective fiction.

Sleepwalking Murder

Author: C L Evans
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0244945829
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Mystery Night Murder

Author: Leslie Langtry
Editor: Gemma Halliday Publishing
ISBN: 1947110756
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From USA Today bestselling author Leslie Langtry comes the next Merry Wrath mystery about one former CIA agent turned Girl Scout Troop leader who is playing the deadly game of her life! Mrs. Gable in the Conservatory with a noose? It was supposed to be a fun weekend of pretend murder. Girl Scout Troop leader Merry Wrath and four of her scouts play an important role at the Murder Mystery Night Fundraiser on a secluded island in the middle of Dead Otter Lake. The guests, major donors, have all arrived in period costume, are eager to play, and can’t wait for the "killer" to strike! Mr. Blunt in the Ballroom with a lead pipe? Unbeknownst to them, a very real murderer roams the mansion’s halls, and the first victim falls with the first round of cocktails. A violent storm leaves the guests stranded and cut off from the outside world, as our cast of characters, one by one, are dying off in a very real mystery in a very unusual house. Of course, people aren’t who they seem and red herrings abound, throwing a wrench into the investigation. Did the Butler do it? With a nod to a mystery classic, can Merry solve this case and catch a killer before there’s no one else left to play the game? Merry Wrath Mysteries: Merit Badge Murder – book #1 Mint Cookie Murder – book #2 Scout Camp Mystery – short story in the "Killer Beach Reads" collection Marshmallow S'More Murder – book #3 Movie Night Murder – book #4 Mud Run Murder – book #5 Fishing Badge Murder – short story in the "Pushing Up Daisies" collection Motto for Murder – book #6 Map Skills Murder – book #7 Mean Girl Murder – book #8 Marriage Vow Murder – book #9 Mystery Night Murder – book #10 Meerkats and Murder– book #11 What critics are saying about Leslie Langtry's books: "I laughed so hard I cried on multiple occasions while reading MARSHMALLOW S'MORE MURDER! Girl Scouts, the CIA, and the Yakuza... what could possibly go wrong?" ~ Fresh Fiction "Darkly funny and wildly over the top, this mystery answers the burning question, 'Do assassin skills and Girl Scout merit badges mix…" ~ RT BOOKreviews "Mixing a deadly sense of humor and plenty of sexy sizzle, Leslie Langtry creates a brilliantly original, laughter-rich mix of contemporary romance and suspense." ~ Chicago Tribune "Langtry gets the fun started from page one with a myriad of clever details." ~ Publisher's Weekly

Lust Money Murder Book 2 Money Book 1 Free

Author: Mike Wells
Editor: Top Ten Best International Women Sleuths Murder Mystery Detective Thriller Crime Espionage Suspense Books Press
ISBN: 1458081699
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Elaine falls head over heels for Nick, but discovers he’s not what he appears. Elaine is called back to Washington to lead a top secret program to develop counterfeit-proof banknotes, but soon finds herself in Russia, running from the Mafia, and eventually in the hands of Giorgio Cattoretti, a master knock-off clothing manufacturer who has now become the world’s #1 currency counterfeiter.

Murder Book

Author: Marshall Thornton
Editor: Mlr Press
ISBN: 9781608208616
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In the fifth book of the award-winning Boystown mystery series, it's fall 1982 and Chicago is gripped by panic after five people die from poisoned Tylenol capsules. Amid the chaos, the Bughouse Slasher takes his eighth victim, this time striking close to private investigator Nick Nowak. With the Chicago Police Department stretched to its limit, Nick takes matters into his own hands. But what will he do with the Bughouse Slasher once he finds him?