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Mayne, Andrew, 1973- author.
A magical debut novel introducing Jessica Blackwood a former gifted magician descended from a long line of master illusionists. The FBI bring her in as an expert to stop "The Warlock" a hacker who uses complex illusions to stage elaborate crime scenes. She must confront her past, use all her gifts to stop this depraved killer - or she may be his next deadly illusion.
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Guild, Nicholas, author.
Homicide detective Ellen Ridley is tracking a vicious and inventive serial killer. She is convinced the suspect is Stephen Treager, a computer genius working for U.S. Naval Intelligence, but she is wrong. The killer is Stephen's father, who has been trying to kill him for years.
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Egholm, Elsebeth, 1960-
On All Hallow's Eve, ex-convict Peter Boutrop finds himself dragged into a murder enquiry - a young nun is found murdered and he was the last one to see her alive. A box of 60 year old human bones is discovered by divers clearing war-time explosives. The two cases are believed to be linked, but how are they related to present day animal activists, a strange family, and stalkers. Many different threads are weaved together and the hunt for the truth leads to dark paths.
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Castillo, Linda.
A serial killer leaves wooden Amish dolls with each victim. Police Chief Kate Burkholder's investigation leads to a cold case involving a home invasion of an Amish family 35 years ago. Secrets slowly come to light as a few of the residents of Painter's Mill appear to be stalked by a "ghost".
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Mallock, 1951- author.
Police Commissioner Mallock is used to dealing with gruesome murders, but nothing prepares him for a serial killer dubbed "the Make-up Artist" who leaves monstrous baroque masterpieces of depravity behind. The killer is so meticulous in leaving no evidence behind. The deeper Mallock investigates the more it appears to be the work of the devil. Jean-Denis-Bruet-Ferreol who writes under the pseudonym Mallock delivers a ferocious theological thriller.
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Fox, Candice, author.
Hades Archer is the Lord of the Underworld. He will arrange to dispose of anything - including bodies for a fee. Someone wants him to dispose the bodies of two children, but they are still alive. Hades decides to secretly raise the two children as his own, and twenty years later they are both police detectives living unconventional lives. A local man discovers a graveyard of large steel toolboxes lying at the bottom of the harbor, which contain human remains. The madness begins....
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Pobi, Robert.
Fiery Alexandra "Hemi" Hemingway hunts a serial killer who is ripping through New York City with his sights set on children which he targets through the internet and social networking. On the morning of the first murder Hemi discovers she is pregnant - is it wise to bring a child into a world with such monsters. A deeply frightening and disturbing thriller!
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Melander, Jakob, 1965- author.
Detective Inspector Lars Winkler is a former punk, and sometimes drug addict, but a seriously committed police officer. While tracking down Copenhagen's most sadistic serial killer, he is struggling to get his life back together, but his past is catching up to him. A real nail-biter with a great edge of your seat conclusion.
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Tremayne, S. K., 1963- author.
Definitely one of the years' creepiest books. A couple are mourning the death of one of their identical twins Lydia. To recover from the tragedy they move to a remote Scottish island with Kristie their remaining twin. One day Kirstie asks why they keep calling her Kristie - because she is Lydia. How well do these parents know their own children?
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Anderson, Lin.
This is Lin Anderson's tenth novel featuring forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod. The story begins with "If you are reading this then I am dead". A man is invited back to a woman's flat where he thinks he is going to have the experience of his life. Which he does when he wakes up and enters a nightmare room full of swaying Barbie dolls and the woman he just had sex with hanging from the ceiling. Lots of Wiccan lore and magick!
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Karjel, Robert, 1965- author.
The FBI has detained a suspected Islamist terrorist who refuses to talk. Ernst Grip "The Swede" is brought in to question the prisoner to find out his identity and if he is a Swedish citizen. The FBI seems to know a lot about Ernst. Who is really leading the double life?
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Thilliez, Franck.
A stunning French thriller featuring Chief Inspector Franck Sharko who is struggling with schizophrenia - who is trying to solve a gruesome series of murders that have something to do with an old experimental film containing disturbing images. "Syndrome E" is the inducement of hysteria and violence through sensory control and it is possible this is what has led to the mass killings.
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