Legal/Police Procedural

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“Despite the awards, despite the glowing testimonials from the usual lineup of similar authors, and despite the status as a USA Today bestselling author . . .”

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“a taut thriller, with two strong lead characters who’ll hold the reader’s interest.”

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“an exciting police procedural combining the tense search for a missing child with the personal involvement of a police chief mistrusted by a good many of the people on the case.”

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“a disturbing, yet masterful tale of murder and how childhood trauma may affect even those determined to rise above it . . . ”

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"an entertaining, engaging crime novel."

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“a gripping thriller with a sympathetic and determined main character with whom readers can empathize . . .”

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The world is complex and riddled with violence, and no one knows that better than Kate Burkholder.

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When the remains of a young African woman are found at a Danish lake nicknamed Satan’s Bog, Copenhagen Police Detective Superintendent Konrad Simonsen and his team of detectives are called in to in

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One expects Western adventures to be set against magnificent scenery and driven by wilderness experiences.

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". . . delightfully twisted and thoroughly engaging . . ."

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“an imaginative story with some creative viewpoints about guilt, punishment, and redemption . . .”

Detective Kat Murphy’s life is hell . . . literally.

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“a taut, tight, fast-moving thriller with a plethora of intriguing characters.”

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Anne Hillerman’s Song of the Lion follows a path well trodden in cultural police procedurals.

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Henry Chang’s crime novel Lucky marks the fifth appearance of New York Police Department Detective Jack Yu.

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The Darkness of Evil is the seventh book in the Karen Vail series. Vail is an FBI profiler who’s investigated some of the world’s most vicious serial killers.

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The Third Hell is one hell of a good story.”

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What would it take to destroy everything you appear to value in your life?

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“Truth . . . the one thing people will do anything to hide . . . because the truth will always come out in the end.”

A killer is stalking the women of Göteborg.

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Darktown proves to be an uncomfortable read at times. Set in post WWII Atlanta, it unabashedly puts racism front and center in the South.

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Thriller readers who yearn for intrigue, swift pacing, and surreal happenings will enjoy every word of Steve Mosby’s The Reckoning on Cane Hill.

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The 19th arrondissement in Paris is a cosmopolitan melting pot district where multicultural citizens live, love, and worship alongside one another, enjoying Kosher sushi and kebabs, and different s

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“a cop’s loyalty to justice and the law must take precedence over her personal opinion of the victims.”

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Something may have been lost in the translation, but The Hanging Girl by Jussi Adler-Olsen is flat.

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