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Robert B Parker's Damned if You Do

Robert B Parker's Damned if You Do

Robert B Parker

'B' format paperback - Published 28 August 2014

The woman on the bed was barely out of her teens. She wasn’t exactly beautiful, but she’d tried to make the most of her looks. And now, alone in a seedy beachfront motel, she was dead.

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A Matter for the Jury

A Matter for the Jury

Peter Murphy

'B' format paperback - Published 24 July 2014

 

It is 1964 and Ben Schroeder, first introduced in A Higher Duty, is building his career at the Bar; juggling the demands of different challenging cases, while trying to allow a little romance into his life.

Ben is already defending a vicar, accused of indecent assault on a choir boy, when he is plunged into a capital murder case. The accused is Billy Cottage, charged with murder after a frenzied attack on a young courting couple aboard a houseboat. The young man, Frank Gilliam, dies in the attack, while his girlfriend, Jennifer Doyce, is raped and seriously injured. The attacker steals a gold cross and chain from Jennifer, which makes the crime a capital offence.

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Zip Gun Boogie

Zip Gun Boogie

Mark Timlin

'B' format paperback - Published 24 July 2014

For south London private detective Nick Sharman too many things have gone wrong lately. So when he's offered a job up west, with all the luxury of a posh Knightsbridge hotel chucked in, he doesn't refuse.

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The Turnaround

The Turnaround

Mark Timlin

'B' format paperback - Published 24 July 2014

Who massacred a carpet dealer's entire family? The police have given up on solving the case, but Sharman finds some stones have been left unturned.

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The Hunter and Other Stories

The Hunter and Other Stories

Dashiell Hammett

'B' format paperback - Published 26 June 2014

A new collection of crime stories from the legendary hard-boiled writer Dashiell Hammett. The author of classic novels The Thin Man and The Maltese Falcon, Hammett has been called 'a master of the detective novel, yes, but also one hell of a writer' (The Boston Globe), while Raymond Chandler raved that Hammett 'wrote scenes that seemed never to have been written before.'

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Stone Cold

Stone Cold

Robert B Parker

'B' format paperback - Published 29 May 2014

Investigating a serial killer in an affluent suburban town is difficult, and dangerous, and with the added pressures from the town selectmen and the media, the heat is turned up on Jesse Stone. He's spending too much time with the bottle and with his ex-wife, neither of which helps him, or the case. And the harder these outside forces push against him, the more Jesse retreats into himself, convinced -despite all the odds - that it's up to him alone to stop the killing.

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Fatal Act

Fatal Act

Leigh Russell

'B' format paperback - Published 29 May 2014

A glamorous young TV soap star dies in a car crash. Returning for her sixth case, Detective Inspector Geraldine Steel is baffled as the driver of the second vehicle miraculously survives - and vanishes. Another young actress is murdered and, once again, the killer mysteriously disappears. Geraldine unwittingly risks her sergeant's life in their struggle to track down a serial killer who leaves no clues.

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Last Bus to Coffeeville

Last Bus to Coffeeville

J. Henderson

hardback - Published 24 April 2014

Nancy Skidmore has Alzheimer’s and her oldest friend Eugene Chaney III once more a purpose in life – to end hers.

When the moment for Gene to take Nancy to her desired death in Coffeeville arrives, she is unexpectedly admitted to the secure unit of a nursing home and he has to call upon his two remaining friends to help break her out: one his godson, a disgraced weatherman in the throes of a midlife crisis, and the other an ex-army marksman officially dead for forty years.

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Dream Girl

Dream Girl

Robert B Parker

'B' format paperback - Published 27 March 2014

When a mature, beautiful and composed April Kyle strides into Spenser's office, the Boston PI barely hesitates before recognizing his once and future client. Now a well-established madam herself, April oversees an upscale call girl operation in Boston's Back Bay. Still looking for Spenser's approval, it takes her a moment before she can ask him, again, for his help. Her business is a success; what's more, it's an all-female enterprise. Now that some men are trying to take it away from her, she needs Spenser's help.

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Robert B Parker's Wonderland

Robert B Parker's Wonderland

Robert B Parker

'B' format paperback - Published 27 March 2014

Henry Cimoli and Spenser have been friends for years, yet the old boxing trainer has never asked the private eye for a favor. Until now. A heavy-handed developer is trying to buy up Henry's condo on Revere Beach and sends thugs to move the process along. Soon Spenser and his apprentice, Zebulon Sixkill, find a trail leading to a mysterious and beautiful woman, a megalomaniacal Las Vegas kingpin, and plans to turn a chunk of land north of Boston into a sprawling casino.

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The Marijuana Chronicles

The Marijuana Chronicles

Jonathan Santlofer

'B' format paperback - Published 27 March 2014

Marijuana is the everyman drug. Teenagers surreptitiously toke on it, politicians refuse to inhale it, even your mum and dad have had a go. Marijuana is a mellow, let’s put on a Barry Manilow CD, open a bottle of vino, and order a pizza drug. It’s the easy drug. The no howling at the moon drug. No shooting up and losing your job.

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