Tag: serial murders

  • C.S. Porter: Beneath Her Skin

    C.S. Porter: Beneath Her Skin

    “All any of us have is now…That’s the job. That’s what detectives do. We look backwards. We serve the dead.” It’s a shooting competition with targets placed on bales of hay. The father of a competitor notices red on a paper target and calls a halt to the contest. This is the opening salvo from Read more

  • Terrence McCauley: The Wandering Man

    Terrence McCauley: The Wandering Man

    Charlie Doherty is an NYPD sergeant. To be more accurate, he has the shield, but he’s still the bagman for Chief Carmichael. No, even that’s not quite right. He’s the be all, do all for Carmichael. By trying to define who Doherty is, begins to show you how complex he is. And why this book, Read more

  • Trace Conger: Five Will Die

    Trace Conger: Five Will Die

    In a departure from some of his earlier books, Trace Conger offers up the tale of Sheriff Tim Burke whose town is at the mercy of a serial killer. Burke moved to Lincoln, Ohio, when an anxiety disorder forced him to leave the Cleveland Police Department. Now confronted with the certainty that a previously trashed, Read more

  • Robin Yocum: The Sacrifice of Lester Yates

    Robin Yocum: The Sacrifice of Lester Yates

    Hutch Van Buren is the Attorney General of Ohio and bored beyond belief. Always someone who roots for the underdog and a talented, driven prosecutor, he longs for more of… something. ‘Something’ walks into his office one day without an appointment. Black binders carried by prison guard Reno Moretti. Lester Yates, the Egypt Valley Strangler Read more

  • Ashley Dyer: Splinter in the Blood

    Ashley Dyer: Splinter in the Blood

    Razor’s edge DS Ruth Lake finds her partner Greg Carver at home, shot and sitting in his easy chair, a gun on the floor. She is desperate to cover-up that he’s been working at home on the high-profile case the Thorn Killer murders. She takes the gun, his files, and wipes the scene. Carver survives Read more

  • Jessica Branton: How to Experience Death for Beginners

    Jessica Branton: How to Experience Death for Beginners

      Mystery in the girl Available February 14th A young psychic has a serial killer on her radar. Blurred representations are mixed with images of a new student at her school, a boy that she is attracted to. He seems very interested in her and at times, desperate to be around her. The police are Read more

  • Masako Togawa: The Lady Killer

    Masako Togawa: The Lady Killer

        Philanderer, killer   The Lady Killer is a publication from 1963 translated from Japanese, it’s a little bit pulp and a little bit clever in its rendering of the tale. Ichiro Honda is a smooth operator who targets women to fulfill his  sexual needs. He chooses the lonely and the uncertain. By his Read more

  • Kelley Armstrong: City of the Lost

    Kelley Armstrong: City of the Lost

    Yukon Safe   A place only rumored about. A place of safety for the good and the bad. A place called Rockton. Casey Duncan is a homicide detective with an act of murder in her past. Now the mobster family of her victim is on her trail. To add to that, her best friend Diana Read more

  • Becky Masterman: Rage Against the Dying

    Becky Masterman: Rage Against the Dying

    One step in One step out   Brigid Quinn retired from the FBI after many years in the field. She never caught the Route 66 killer, and worse than that, she lost an agent to him. With a new husband she adores she lives behind a mask, hiding her fear and regret. The job had Read more

  • J.D. Trafford: Little Boy Lost

    J.D. Trafford: Little Boy Lost

      One becomes many   St Louis, Missouri is the city, Glass is the family. Politically astute, wealthy and powerful. But not every family member is on the same train. Justin Glass runs a one-man law office to help the poor. After the death of his wife he barely manages his day to day clients. Read more