Legal/Police Procedural

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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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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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Usually crime novels end when the villain is captured or killed, the victim saved, or justice served.

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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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If you like your crime novels as thick as stew and as twisty as spaghetti, this tenth volume of the Tony Hill and Carol Jordan series will satisfy your appetite—with gravy and whipped cream on top.

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“Heaven’s Crooked Finger is an outstanding work of literary suspense, a tale as devastatingly beautiful as it is powerfully intelligent.”

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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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