( The Mortuary Assistant And His Twin Brother )
Five identical murders; and the victims bodies and organs were playfully dissected. Melkior Pendred, a highly skilled mortuary technician got arrested and convicted for these crimes. Beverly Wharton was sure that he’s the guilty man, but her colleague, Sergent Homer, had always thought she had caught the wrong man and it was his twin, Martin, who was responsible.
Melkior Pendred is dead and another person killed the same way. Chief Inspector William Homer now have to prove that Martin Pendred is the killer. He got arrested but later released on technicality after intervention of his solicitor, Helena Flemming.
Beverly Wharton begins to fear for her career when another murder occurred and Martin cannot found. She calls on John Eisenmenger who had been the pathologist on the original murders, and he immediately noticed a different technique between the past and present murders.
He soon discover the last piece of evidence that will show who is behind the current murders.
AUTHOR: KEITH McCARTHY
TITLE: THE FINAL ANALYSIS
Genres: Forensic-mystery, Fiction, Mystery-crime
Recommendation Links: http://www.keithmccarthy.co.uk
( A City On The Edge Of Panic )
Wyatt Matthews, a corporate attorney traded in the power and prestige of multimillion-dollar deal making the life of criminal courts system.
Against the wishes of his wife and tell of his partners, Wyatt takes on a difficult case: the defense of Marvin White, a young black man with a criminal record and accused of seven vicious rape-murders. All odds are against White’s beating the rap – especially when he has been at scene of the latest slaying.
With the state’s entire case resting on the airtight testimony of one eye-witness, he must assemble his own arsenal of unbeatable legal weapons. His most powerful ally is a drug dealer who has his own reasons for offering to help clear White.
Wyatt realises that this is a case that goes beyond one man’s innocence or guilt. Forced to question his own hidden motives as his faith and loyalty put to the last test, he struggles to discover exactly where true justice lies.
AUTHOR: J.F. FREEDMAN
TITLE: KEY WITNESS
Genre: Legal-thriller, Suspense, Mystery-thriller, Fiction
Recommendation Links: http://www.jffreedman.com
( A Big Media Mogul’s Daughter Is Murdered And Someone Has To Pay )
Someone walks into the bedroom of Emma Lancaster and took her away whiles her friends sleep nearby. Eight days later, her body was found. Incriminating evidence led to the arrest of a family friend a year later.
Doug Lancaster, a powerful media tycoon and the father of Emma, vows to see his daughter’s murderer convicted and out to death. Defense attorney Luke Garrison, once a hard-driving, take no-prisoners Santa Barbara D.A.; thinks something far more disturbing than open and shut case. He believes that the rush to judgement in itself is a crime. He once sent a defendant to the death chamber – only to discover he was innocent. The last thing he needs is to come back to a place crawling with memories and bad dreams.
When lies and secrets unfolds, Luke realises there’s something strange about Emma Lancaster’s case – and too many loose ends that don’t add up. If he plays it right, it could give him back his life. If he’s wrong, he could die and a killer could get closer to his freedom…
AUTHOR: J.F. FREEDMAN
TITLE: THE DISAPPEARANCE
Genres: Thriller,Fiction,Mystery, Legal-thriller
Recommendation Links: http://www.jffreedman.com
( A Decade Of Abuse )
Everyone in Wheeler, New Mexico, thinks Joanna leads the perfect life: the quite contented housewife of a dashing deputy sheriff, raising a beautiful young daughter, Laurel. But Joanna’s reality is nothing like her façade. Behind closed doors, she lives in a constant fear of her husband. She’s been trapped for so long, escape seems impossible – until a stranger offers her help she needs to flee…
One the run, Joanna and Laurel stumble upon the small town of Morro, a charming and magical village that seems to exist out of time and place. There a farmer and his wife offer her sanctuary, and soon, between the comfort of her new home and blossom new friendships, Joanna’s soul begin to heal, easing the wounds of a decade abuse. But her past and her husband aren’t so easy to escape.
Unwilling to live in fear any longer, Joanna must send for a strength she never knew she had to fight back and forge a new life for her daughter and herself.
AUTHOR: TAMARA DIETRICH
TITLE: THE HUMMINGBIRD’S CAGE
Genres: Mystery-thriller, Fiction
Recommendation Links: http://www.tamaradietrich.com
( THE CURSED SUMMER )
“Madeleine Chambers of Hargest House” has a certain grandeur to it. But as Maddie enters the Gothic Mansion she inherited from her aunt,wonders if it walls remember what she’s blocked out of the summer she turned sixteen.
She barely settled in before a series of bizarre events drive her to question her sanity. Aunt Charlotte’s favourite song shouldn’t echo down the halls. The roots of a faraway willow shouldn’t reach into the cellar and a child skipping from room to room.
As the barriers in her mind begin to crumble, Madge recalls the long ago summer she looked into the face of evil. Now, she faces something worse. The mansion’s long-dead builder, who has unfinished business – and a demon that hungers for her very soul.
AUTHOR: CATHERINE CAVENDISH
TITLE: THE DEVIL’S SERENADE
Genres: Paranormal, Horror
Recommendation Links: http://www.catherinecavendish.com
( The Hidden Truth About Mahony’s Mother )
When Mahony returns to Mulderring, a speck of a place on Ireland’s west coast, he brings only a photograph of hos long-lost mother and a determination to do with the villager’s lies.
His arrival causes cheeks to flush and arms to fold in disapproval. No one in the village living or dead – will tell what happened to the teenage mother who abandoned him as a baby, despite Mahony’s certainty that more than one of them has answers.
Between Mulderrig’s sly priest, its pitiless nurse and a caustic elderly actress throwing herself into her last village play, this will create a unforgettable world of mystery, bloody violence and buried secrets.
AUTHOR: JESS KIDD
Genres: Mystery-crime, Thriller, Mystery
Recommendation Links: http://www.jesskidd.com
( NO ONE KNOWS MADMEN LIKE JUDE FONTAINE )
Detective Jude Fontaine was kept from the outside world. Held in an underground cell, her only contact was with her sadistic captor, and reading his face was her entire existence. Learning his every line, every movement, and every flicker of thought is what kept her alive.
After her experience with isolation and torture, she is left with a desire for justice – and a heightened ability to interpret the body language of both the living and the dead. Despite colleagues doubts about her mental state, she resumes her role at Homicide. Her new partner, Detective Uriah Ashby, doesn’t trust her sanity, and has a story of his own he’d rather keep hidden.
But a killer is one the loose, murdering young women, so the detectives have no choice: they must work together to catch the madman before he strikes again.
AUTHOR: ANNE FRAISEIR
TITLE: THE BODY READER
Genres: Mystery, Thriller, Fiction, Mystery-Crime
Recommendation Links: http://www.annefraiseir.com
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( CLUES TO UNSOLVED CRIMES )
After Chester Daniel David, highly celebrated travel writer and hospitality critic, dies in an automobile accident, his son, Leland, is the heir to his prosperous estate.
Among the late writer’s possessions are stacks of magazines hidden in an attic that suggest that his stories about his world travels were less than authentic. As Leland grew up, it seemed as if his father was never home.
If he wasn’t at the exotic locations depicted in the various publications, then where was he? And what was he doing?
AUTHOR: KEITH HIRSHLAND
TITLE: BIG FLIES
( Tragic Events )
A married couple, Reinhardt and Kristine Ris, are out for a sunday walk then they discover the body of a boy and see a figure of a man limping away. They alert the police, not before Reinhardt, to Kristine’s horror, kneels down and takes photographs of the dead child with his cell phone.
Inspector Konrad Sejer and Jakob Skarre begin to make inquiries in the little town of Solberglia. But then another boy disappears, and an explanation seems more remote than ever.
Meanwhile, the Ris’s marriage starts to unravel as Reinhardt becomes obsessed with the tragic events and his own part in them.
AUTHOR: KARIN FOSSUM
TITLE: THE WATER’S EDGE
Genre: Mystery, Fiction, Crime
Recommendation Link: http://www.amazon.com > Waters-Edge-Inspector-S…
The body on the mortuary slab wasn’t who Glasgow PI Charlie Cameron was looking for. But it wasn’t a stranger. Ian Selkirk has been stabbed through the heart and dumped in the loch. Suddenly, a routine missing persons investigation becomes a fight for survival as Charlie goes up against a notorious Glasgow gangster.
Jimmy Rafferty is ruthless. Even his own family are terrified of him. He wants to use Charlie to get something for him. And Jimmy Rafferty always gets what he wants. Only one problem. Charlie doesn’t know where it is.
AUTHOR: OWEN MULLEN
TITLE: OLD FRIENDS AND NEW ENEMIES
Genre: Thriller, Suspense
Recommendation Link: Amazon.co.uk > Old-Friends-Enemies-Owen-Mullen