Mente Criminale

Author: Karin Slaughter
Editor: Fanucci Editore
ISBN: 8866881384
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Will Trent è considerato uno dei migliori agenti del Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Eppure, quando una studentessa del college locale viene brutalmente assassinata, il suo supervisore Amanda Wagner lo tiene fuori dal caso. Will non riesce a comprenderne il motivo fino a quando i due non si incontrano in un orfanotrofio abbandonato: il luogo in cui Will aveva trascorso la sua infanzia dopo che la madre era stata uccisa e il padre incarcerato per omicidio. I due detective scopriranno presto che ciò che li lega non è solo un rapporto di lavoro, ma una traccia sepolta a metà degli anni Settanta, quando Amanda era una giovane agente di polizia alle prese con un ambiente ostile alle donne e Will un bambino che stava per perdere tutti i suoi sogni. Una traccia che dovranno seguire e affrontare, a costo di aprire ferite che sembravano rimarginate, per impedire che l’orrore del passato li travolga di nuovo.

Criminal

Author: Karin Slaughter
Editor: Dell
ISBN: 1101887451
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"Will Trent is a brilliant agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Newly in love, he is beginning to put a difficult past behind him. Then a local college student goes missing, and Will is inexplicably kept off the case by his supervisor and mentor, deputy director Amanda Wagner. Will cannot fathom Amanda's motivation until the two of them literally collide in an abandoned orphanage they have both been drawn to for different reasons. Decades before, when his father was imprisoned for murder, this was Will's home. It appears that the case that launched Amanda's career forty years ago has suddenly come back to life--and it involves the long-held mystery of Will's birth and parentage. Now these two dauntless investigators will each need to face down demons from the past if they are to prevent an even greater terror from being unleashed."--Back cover.

Snatched

Author: Carson Mackenzie
Editor: JK Publishing
ISBN: 1370149913
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Warning: For Mature Adult Audiences 18+. Contains language and actions some may deem offensive. Sexually explicit content. MF. In book one of the Haven MC: Linc Harris found a home at Haven MC, one that came with men who he was honored to call his brothers. The club has suffered with some internal issues and it is time to put them to rest and set Haven on a new path. But in doing so, Moose’s past, one he thought he had neatly tucked away, is brought front and center. It isn’t one he really ever wanted to let go, it was just one he’d hoped to settle when he was ready. Kathryn Stevens has reached her dream of becoming a doctor and she did it even while putting her heart back together. She refuses to allow anyone in who could open those wounds again, so when she is targeted to be used as a pawn, she gets the opportunity to test her resolve. But she is the first to admit, the man who caused her to even implement a resolve—could be the only one she would trust to save her. Join the men of Haven MC as they prove that not only should you never judge a book by its cover, you shouldn’t judge men for the sole fact they ride Harleys and wear leathers.

Children Of Wrath

Author: Paul Grossman
Editor: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1429988940
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Willi Kraus, the celebrated WWI and detective, returns in this prequel story about how he became the most famous Jewish Detective in Germany in the days of the Weimar Republic In Paul Grossman's Children of Wrath Willi Kraus tackles the case of the Kinderfresser, the vicious Child-Eater of Berlin. Turning the clock back two years from The Sleepwalkers, the story starts out in the fall of 1929, the last days of prosperity. Berlin is deep in the throes of a giddy rush to forget its troubled past. But the same day the stock market crashes in New York, the dark underside of the German capital flushes to the surface in the form of a burlap sack spewed by floodwaters from the city sewer system. When Willi is called to investigate and discovers the sack is full of children's bones with teeth marks on them--and a bible with a single phrase circled in red: children of wrath--he fears he's run into "something darker than he's ever known."

Triptych

Author: Karin Slaughter
Editor: Dell
ISBN: 0804180288
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Originally published in hardcover by Delacorte Press, 2006.

Fever City

Author: Tim Baker
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1609453301
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If you took James Ellroy at his most imaginative and Oliver Stone at his most conspiratorial, and mixed them up in a supersized martini shaker, you would produce the vivid writing, explosive events, and irresistible entertainment of Fever City. The story kicks off in 1960 Los Angeles, with the daring kidnapping of the child of one of America's richest men. It then darts back and forth between a private detective's urgent search for the child, the saga of a notorious hit man in the days leading to JFK's assassination, and the modern-day story of a skeptical journalist researching the still-active conspiracy theories of the 50s and 60s, with the aim of debunking them. Just as the detective discovers that the kidnapping is a crime much larger than he imagined, and the hit man finds himself caught in a web that is astonishingly complex, the journalist discovers-to his horror, dismay, and even his jeopardy-that the conspiracy theories might well be true. With expert pacing, sparkling dialogue, and plot twists that will keep readers entranced, Tim Baker's irrepressible debut novel is a joy ride through classic noir traditions, updated with a surprisingly contemporary sensibility. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Her Last Breath

Author: Linda Castillo
Editor: Minotaur Books
ISBN: 1250031540
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An extraordinarily beautiful Amish woman, a dangerous femme fatale, is the central figure in a story that reveals a dark side of Painters Mill and its seemingly perfect Amish world A rainy night, an Amish father returning home with his three children, a speeding car hurtling toward them out of nowhere. What at first seems like a tragic, but routine car accident suddenly takes on a more sinister cast as evidence emerges that nothing about the crash is accidental. But who would want to kill an Amish deacon and two of his children? He leaves behind a grieving widow and a young boy who clings to life in the intensive care wing of a hospital, unable to communicate. He may be the only one who knows what happened that night. Desperate to find out who killed her best friend's husband and why, Kate begins to suspect she is not looking for a reckless drunk, but instead is on the trail of a cold blooded killer amid the residents of Painter's Mill. It is a search that takes her on a chilling journey into the darkest reaches of the human heart and makes her question everything she has ever believed about the Amish culture into which she was born.

Embedded Racism

Author: Debito Arudou
Editor: Lexington Books
ISBN: 1498513913
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Despite domestic constitutional provisions and international treaty promises, Japan has no law against racial discrimination. Consequently, businesses around Japan display “Japanese Only” signs, denying entry to all 'foreigners' on sight. Employers and landlords routinely refuse jobs and apartments to foreign applicants. Japanese police racially profile 'foreign-looking' bystanders for invasive questioning on the street. Legislators, administrators, and pundits portray foreigners as a national security threat and call for their segregation and expulsion. Nevertheless, Japan’s government and media claim there is no discrimination by race in Japan, therefore no laws are necessary. How does Japan resolve the cognitive dissonance of racial discrimination being unconstitutional yet not illegal? Embedded Racism carefully untangles Japanese society’s complex narrative on race by analyzing two mutually-supportive levels of national identity maintenance. Starting with case studies of hundreds of individual “Japanese Only” businesses, it carefully analyzes the construction of Japanese identity through legal structures, statute enforcement, public policy, and media messages. It reveals how the concept of a “Japanese” has been racialized to the point where one must look “Japanese” to be treated as one. The product of a quarter-century of research and fieldwork by a scholar living in Japan as a naturalized Japanese citizen, Embedded Racism offers an unprecedented perspective on Japan’s deeply-entrenched, poorly-understood, and strenuously-unacknowledged discrimination as it affects people by physical appearance.

Unseen

Author: Karin Slaughter
Editor:
ISBN: 0345539478
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Sent to Macon for an undercover mission to infiltrate a drug and prostitution ring, Georgia Bureau of Investigation Agent Will Trent hides the facts about his latest assignment from his girlfriend, Sara Linton, when the stakes prove higher than any he has yet encountered. By the best-selling author of Criminal.

Undone

Author: Karin Slaughter
Editor: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 0440296412
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In this suspense, Karin Slaughter weaves together the human stories of three characters from her novels 'Faithless' and 'Fractured', who collide here in a race against unspeakable human evil. When a tortured young woman enters the trauma center of an Atlanta hospital, Dr. Sara Linton is thrust into a desperate police investigation with Special Agent Will Trent and his partner, Faith Mitchell. Though guarding their own wounds and their own secrets, Sara, Will, and Faith find that they are all that stand between a madman and his next victim.