Legal/Police Procedural

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The Rule of Law is the 18th novel in the Dismas Hardy legal thriller series by long-time bestselling author John Lescroart.

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“the chilling sections of the narration given from the killer’s point of view will be enough to send more than one shiver down the spine, no matter the room temperature.”

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“Schaffhausen, a science journalist with a doctorate in psychology, explores this thread with such insight and sensitivity that readers will be eager to learn what happens between Ellery an

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“a high-quality police procedural that covers off all the classic elements of the sub-genre: a team of investigators, more than one case to be followed, and careful attention to detail.”

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“A thoroughly enjoyable book with an easy going, easy to follow plot, and characters who feel like dear friends . . .”

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The Warriors is immaculately plotted, as you’d expect of such a credentialed author.”

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“The Second Goodbye remains a very good procedural that reads quickly and will hold the reader’s interest.”

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“The Fire Witness is a satisfying read with a great wind-up to the murder mystery and a heart-felt ending that solidifies Joona Linna as one of the most compelling

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Residue [is] something of a disappointment.

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“A fine read, memorable and satisfying in its dark tangles and solutions.”

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“Deftly braiding suspense, crime, and the search for trust and truth, Katchur works a modern ‘deliverance’ out of a harsh rural location, with potential that she more than justifies in her

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“Michael Connelly remains the reigning heavyweight champion of police procedurals, and Dark Sacred Night is another knockout victory.”

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What would you have if John Grisham wrote Better Call Saul? Answer: You'd have The Shotgun Lawyer by Victor Methos.

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“Three people conducting separate investigations discover they are all investigating the same crime.”

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The Last Breath continues Danny Lopez’s Dexter Vega Mystery series with the follow up to his debut novel, The Last Girl.

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Matthew Farrell’s debut crime novel What Have You Done opens in Philadelphia, rich with the details he absorbed growing up in a police officer’s family.

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“. . . when you work for the dead, you’re stuck with a notoriously unreliable employer. Sometimes they’re all over you, screaming their need for justice at every cursed turn.

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“in some ways as much a cozy detective novel at it is a police procedural”

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“those who have read Claws of the Cat or any other Hiro and Father Mateo novel will again be reminded what a pleasure these novels are and will enjoy becoming reacquainted with the

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James Patterson, Michael Connelly, and Jeffery Deaver are all household names to mystery/suspense fans, Brian Freeman not so much. But he should be.

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When Navajo Tribal Police officer Bernadette Manuelito reluctantly arrives to speak at an outdoor character-building program for teens in the El Malpais badlands, she discovers that one of the youn

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“an exploration into the mystery that is the human mind, pointing out that real-life devils live among us.”

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Randall Silvis, in his new book, Walking the Bones, has placed his protagonist, Sgt. Ryan DeMarco, in the precarious position of questioning his own mental stability.

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Nine chapters into a crime novel by an author you might not have heard of before, a guy is driving home in the early morning from his job at a gas station out on the highway.

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“Step back a moment into history as a contemporary detective investigates a death perhaps occurring two centuries before . . .”

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