Los angeles times bestselling author“add neal griffin to your list of must-read crime writers!”— tess Gerritsen, feisty heroine in Detective Tia Suarez, and a smart, author of the Rizzoli and Isles series“With crackling dialogue, dead-on police procedure, Neal Griffin delivers. Tami hoag, new york Times bestselling author“Engrossing.
Griffin paints a vivid picture of the difficulties of police work, in particular the harassment Tia endures from her male colleagues on account of her gender. Publishers WeeklyIt looks like suicide. The body of a young man has been found in the woods outside Newberg, dead from a close-range shotgun blast.
. Griffin’s compelling suspense novels show that big-city crime regularly plagues small-town America—that Breaking Bad is the rule, not the exception. The gun—his own—lies beside the body. Certain things don’t add up for Detective Tia Suarez. Where did the fat envelope of cash in his pocket come from? Who called the police to report the body, then disappeared before the cops arrived? The trail leads Tia to an institution for juvenile incarceration and to the leader of a local mega-church, a political and economic powerhouse in the region.
Newberg’s mayor and the medical examiner keep trying to close the case. But what if it isn’t suicide? what if this young man’s death is covering up something that will shake the town to its foundations?Los Angeles Times bestselling author Neal Griffin burst onto the scene with Benefit of the Doubt, the only female—and Latina—cop on the police force in tiny Newberg, which introduced Tia Suarez, Wisconsin.
The newberg novelsbenefit of the doubta voice from The FieldBy His Own HandAt the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied.
A Voice from the Field: A Newberg Novel The Newberg Novels Book 2
Tia will find the missing teen come hell or high water. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied. Tia suarez jumped off the pages in Griffin's brilliant debut novel, Benefit of the Doubt. Now she takes center stage in her own story, A Voice from the Field, a gripping thriller about human trafficking in the U.
S. Gunther kane and his white supremacist group are using forced prostitution to finance the purchase of automatic weapons. Tia suarez doesn't back down for anyone. Not the department shrink; not the feds who dismiss her; not even her boyfriend, a Marine veteran who thinks she doesn't know what she's getting into.
After all, there are always more where she came from. Physically recovered from being shot but struggling with PTSD, Tia Suarez almost doesn't believe her eyes when she glimpses a Hispanic teenager bound and gagged in the back of Kane's van. Kane snatches young women off the streets and sells them to hundreds of men.
When a victim is used up, she's killed and dumped. The look of terror on the woman's face makes Tia desperate to rescue her. Kane's in the crosshairs of the FBI, who don't want a small-town Wisconsin detective messing up their big gun bust.
Benefit of the Doubt: A Newberg Novel The Newberg Novels Book 1
Ben sawyer was a big-city cop, until he nearly killed a helpless suspect in public. Now a detective in the tiny wisconsin town where he and his wife grew up, Ben suspects that higher-ups are taking payoffs from local drug lords. Before long, Ben is off the force. Worse, a killer has escaped from jail with vengeance on his mind, and Newburg—and Ben Sawyer—in his sights.
At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied. His only ally is another outcast, a Latina rookie cop. His wife is accused of murder. Neal griffin is a twenty-five year veteran of law enforcement. He's seen it all, from routine patrols to drug enforcement to homicide investigations, from corrupt cops to men and women who went far above and beyond the call of duty.
Benefit of the doubt is a gripping thriller that exposes the dark underbelly of policing in small-town American, where local police departments now deal with big-city crimes and corruption.
A Cold Day in Paradise: An Alex McKnight Novel
But in the small town of paradise, where McKnight has traded his badge for a cabin in the woods, Michigan, a murderer with the same unmistakable trademarks appears to be back. Mcknight can't understand who else would know the intimate details of the old murders. When first published, a cold day in paradise won both the Edgar and Shamus awards for Best First Novel, launching Steve Hamilton into the top ranks of today's crime writers.
. After all, the man convicted of the crimes has been locked away for years. Now, see for yourself why this extraordinary novel has galvanized the literary and mystery community as no other book before it. Other than the bullet lodged near his heart, former Detroit cop Alex McKnight thought he had put the nightmare of his partner's death and his own near-fatal injury behind him.
And it seems like it'll be a frozen day in Hell before McKnight can unravel truth from deception in a town that's anything but Paradise.
Mistress of Justice: A Novel
. Yet who is capable of going to that extreme? With her life on the line, Taylor is about to learn the lethal answer. But the rhythm of her life is disrupted when attorney Mitchell Reece requests her help in locating a stolen document that could cost him not only the multimillion-dollar case he’s defending but his career as well.
Eager to get closer to this handsome, brilliant, and very private man, Taylor signs on . Only to find that as she delves deeper and deeper into what goes on behind closed doors at Hubbard, White & Willis, she uncovers more than she wants to kno—including a plentitude of secrets damaging enough to smash careers and dangerous enough to push someone to commit murder.
. The characters are well drawn, the plot is fast paced, and the writing avoids totally the usual trappings of blockbusterdom. From the bestselling author of the bone collector novels, soon to be an NBC series • “Loaded with character and action and a very devious plot, Mistress of Justice is a top-notch legal thriller.
Mystery lovers newstaylor lockwood spends her days working as a paralegal in one of New York’s preeminent Wall Street law firms and her nights playing jazz piano anyplace she can. An intelligently written thriller. Booklist.
Golden Prey A Prey Novel Book 27
He gets to pick his own cases, whatever they are, wherever they lead him. And where they’ve led him this time is into real trouble. Marshals Service, and with unusual scope. Things get ugly real fast, and neither the cartel killers nor the holdup men give a damn about whose lives Davenport might have saved; to them, he’s just another large target.
Filled with his trademark razor-sharp plotting and some of the best characters in suspense fiction, Golden Prey is further reason why “Sandford has always been at the top of any list of great mystery writers” The Huffington Post. The new york times bestsellerlucas davenport’s first case as a U. S. Welcome to the big leagues, Davenport.
Thanks to some very influential people whose lives he saved, Lucas is no longer working for the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, but for the U. S. A biloxi, leaving behind five bodies, drug-cartel counting house gets robbed, and suitcases full of cash disappear, Mississippi, including that of a six-year-old girl.
Davenport takes the case, which quickly spirals out of control, as cartel assassins, including a torturer known as the “Queen of home-improvement tools” compete with Davenport to find the Dixie Hicks shooters who knocked over the counting house. Marshal sends him into uncharted territory in the thrilling new novel in the #1 New York Times-bestselling series.
The man was smart and he didn’t mind killing people.
The Apprentice: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel Rizzoli & Isles Book 2
Most of all, she isn’t counting on becoming a target herself, once Hoyt is suddenly free, joining his mysterious blood brother in a vicious vendetta. But rizzoli isn’t counting on the U. S. Jane rizzoli and maura isles—the inspiration for the hit TNT series—continue their crime-solving streak.
The bestselling author of The Surgeon returns—and so does that chilling novel’s diabolical villain. Even if it means receiving more resistance from her all-male homicide squad. Or on meeting special Agent Gabriel Dean, who knows more than he will tell. The pattern suggests one man: serial killer Warren Hoyt, recently removed from the city’s streets.
Government’s sudden interest. It is a boiling hot Boston summer. Police can only assume an acolyte is at large, a maniac basing his attacks on the twisted medical techniques of the madman he so admires. And all-too-deadly. At least that’s what Detective Jane Rizzoli thinks.
Carmel, california is a scenic, peaceful tourist haven where James Dewitt is the police force’s only detective. His usual caseload is stolen bicycles and the occasional burglary—but things are about to change with frightening speed. Dewitt, a former forensic scientist, struggles with the smallest of clues in his quest for the killer, while departmental turf wars and local politics increase the pressures on his investigation.
A series of apparent suicides—which soon prove to be murders—shocks the community. His steps are further dogged by renegade ex-cop Howard Lumbrowski—the man Dewitt blames for his wife’s death. He keeps the thread going, twisting the details . . . A police detective struggles to outwit a twisted killer in this “breathless” crime novel by the New York Times–bestselling author of Undercurrents Chicago Tribune.
Dancing the forensic shuffle without missing a step. Richmond Times-Dispatch. How is lumbrowski connected to the killings? and why does he have information from Dewitt’s confidential files? Dewitt finds himself playing a dangerous game, breaking his own rules in a desperate search for answers . . .
Avenger: A Thriller
Until one of the handful who know of Dexter's other life tries to contact him. Frederick forsyth is back with avenger! a heart-stopping thriller of murder, intrigue, has a reasonably successful practice, and revengeAttorney Calvin Dexter hangs his shingle in a quiet New Jersey town, deception, and takes the hills strong while triathlon training.
But dexter is no ordinary lawyer. On sundays, he reads the paper and shuffles around his dark, empty house, trying to forget about a life he has lost forever. Until, of course, dexter reads something in the papers that sends him the necessary signal. For in a world that has forgotten right and wrong, few can settle a score like Cal Dexter can.
But the game is changing, and this time CIA agent Kevin McBride must find a way to stop Dexter before his quest for vengeance throws the world into chaos.
City of Fire: A Novel Lena Gamble Novels Book 1
The murder is the first in a series of brutal crimes against beautiful women thought to be perpetrated by the same man, a killer dubbed Romeo in the press. She knows the score when the press and the LAPD collide. As the investigation plays out and a massive forest fire blankets the city with acrid smoke, a cloud of conspiracy descends on Lena's investigation, and she knows she'll have to grind this one out.
. It's the case of a lifetime, and promises to either elevate Lena to the upper echelons of a publicity-hungry department in need of heroes, or bring about a very public and painful fall from grace. And because lena knows there's only one rock solid rule to murder in L. A. The bigger the spectacle, the deeper the horror.
. When a vibrant young woman is found in bed by her hotshot businessman husband, carved from belly to throat with a very sharp knife, the elite Robbery-Homicide division of the LAPD responds in full force. Because the web of conspiracy is spun more intricately than she can possibly imagine.
Fallout: A V.I. Warshawski Novel V.I. Warshawski Novels
Accompanied by her dog, V. I. And into kansas, on the trail of a vanished film student and a faded Hollywood star. Tracks her quarry through a university town, across fields where missile silos once flourished — and into a past riven by long-simmering racial tensions, a past that holds the key to the crimes of the present.
James called her "the most remarkable" of today's suspense writers. And in this, her toughest case, not even V. I. And now sara paretsky returns with the most extraordinary novel of her legendary career: FALLOUT. Before there was lisbeth Salander, before there was Stephanie Plum, there was V. I. But to clients seeking her talents as a detective, she's V.
I. And her new case will lead her from her native Chicago. To her parents, she's Victoria Iphigenia. Exciting and provocative, fiercely intelligent and witty, FALLOUT is reading at its most enjoyable and powerful. Lee child says she's "a genius.