Elvis Cole’s relationship with attorney Lucy Chenier is strained. When she moved from Louisiana to join Elvis in Los Angeles, she never dreamed that violence would so easily touch her life but then the unthinkable happens. While Lucy is away on business and her ten-year-old son, Ben,is staying with Elvis, Ben disappears without a trace. Desperate to believe that the boy has run away,evidence soon mounts to suggest a much darker scenario. Joining forces with his enigmatic partner,Joe Pike, Elvis frantically searches for Ben with the help of LAPD Detective Carol Starkey,as Lucy’s wealthy,oil industry ex-husband attempts to wrest control of the investigation. Amid the maelstrom of personal conflicts, Elvis and Joe are forced to consider a more troubling lead one indicating that Ben’s disappearance is connected to a terrible, long-held secret from Elvis Cole’s past.
AUTHOR: ROBERT CRAIS
TITLE: THE LAST DETECTIVE
GENRE: Fiction,Mystery & Detective
Detective Maeve Kerrigan is away for a colleague’s wedding, and she’s enjoying an excuse to spend a beautiful fall weekend relaxing in the English countryside. It’s a much-needed break from the grit and grime of her daily life on the London police force. But even at a wedding, the job is never far away.
Midway through the reception, Maeve and her abrasive but loyal partner on the police force, DI Josh Derwent, are called back to London. A fellow policeman has been murdered, in a compromising position in a public park at night. And when Maeve and Derwent arrive to speak with the victim’s family, his wife and daughter are surprisingly cold and reticent, which adds further layers of complexity to an already delicate investigation. And Maeve knows the victim and his family aren’t the only ones with things to hide: the dark secret that her boss, Superintendent Godley, has been keeping for years is threatening to blow up in his face, and if that happens, they’ll all be caught in the aftermath. Pulled between her loyalties to Godley, Derwent, the victim of a murder, and her own driving sense of right and wrong, Maeve will be forced to decide how much she’s willing to risk in the name of justice?
AUTHOR: JANE CASEY
TITLE: THE KILL
D.I. Sean Corrigan from South London’s Murder Investigation Unit immediately senses foul play when Louise Russell goes missing from her home. For Corrigan’s own dark childhood has given him the ability not only to recognize evil in those who prey upon the innocent, but also to see a crime scene from the eyes of the perpetrator.Though Corrigan has no doubts that Louise was taken against her will, he believes she’s still alive. But time is running out, especially when a body is found dumped in the woods,a woman who’s a dead ringer for Louise. How long before Louise’s captor gets tired of her and replaces her with another lookalike? How long before they find Louise’s corpse next? Now, in order to track a psychopath, Corrigan must place himself in the mind of a killer. For it is only there that the twisted secrets of a murderer lie.
AUTHOR: LUKE DELANEY
TITLE: THE KEEPER
Sadie Green’s bicycle was found abandoned at the bus stop. Then her friend, Gwen, disappeared,which led the police to propose a runaway theory to the press.But State Police Investigator Rouge Kendall wasn’t convinced.On a barstool in Dame’s tavern, where Kendall spent a little too much time, he remembered his own mother, begging for the life of his twin sister, Susan. That was fifteen years ago. And a man had been imprisoned for that murder, a priest, barely in his twenties. Father Paul Marie continued to proclaim his innocence.And current events might prove that he was telling the truth, that someone else might be responsible for all three crimes.
AUTHOR: CAROL O’CONNELL
TITLE: THE JUDAS CHILD
GENRE: Mystery,Crime & Thriller