A vicious robbery at the secluded Brighton mansion leaves its elderly occupant dying.And millions of pounds worth of valuables have been stolen.But, as Detective Superintendent Roy Grace,heading the inquiry,rapidly learns,there is one priceless item of sentimental value that the old woman’s powerful family cherishes above all else.And they are fully prepared to take the law into their own hands,and will do anything,absolutely anything,to get it back.Within day,Grace is racing against the clock following a murderous trail that leads him from the shady antiques world of Brighton,across Europe,and all the way back to the New York waterfront driven by the force of one man’s greed and another man’s fury.
TITLE: DEAD MAN’S TIME
AUTHOR: PETER JAMES.
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Between 1971 and 1973,three young girls ages ten to eleven,were found sexually assaulted and slain near Rochester,New York.The girls all had double initials for their first and last names and were found dead in suburbs with names in which the first latter coordinated with the girls initials.Two prime suspects later committed suicide.A third suspect,Kenneth Binanchi,went to California where he went on to become one of the famous Hillside Stranglers,but to this day he insists he had nothing to do with the so-called Double initial oe Alphabet,murders.The crimes remain unsolved,but interest in the case remain fictionalized motion picture loosely based on the murders.
TITLE: THE ALPHABET KILLER
AUTHOR: CHERI.L FARMSWORTH