Mystery

Cruel Mercy

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ISBN: 9780399185113
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Published: Blue Rider Press - February 7th, 2017

McAvoy is a gentle Scottish giant, out of place and time almost in the local Humberside police. With the love and support of two women, his Irish traveler wife, Roisin, and his stalwart boss, Trish Pharoah, he is a force of nature. Mark's baddies are serial killers, criminal gangs and men with vendettas. Readers of Ian Rankin, Denise Mina and Mark Billingham will enjoy this great series and new character.

 

Susannah


City of the Lost

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ISBN: 9781250092168
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Published: Minotaur Books - January 17th, 2017

Homicide detective Casey tries to escape her past by moving to Rockton, a mysterious village in the Canadian wilderness where people with something to hide go to start new lives. Plus: a grouchy but attractive police chief, a manipulative best friend with secrets of her own, and a whole world of people who live off the grid in a very cold place.

Sarah


AN EXAGGERATED MURDER

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ISBN: 9781612194271
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Published: Melville House Publishing - March 3rd, 2015

The great lie of detective fiction is that the world makes sense: there are no coincidences; criminal motives are simple and decipherable; every clue is a step along the path to resolution. Sherlock Holmes is no match for the real world but fortunately, Trike Augustine is, at least most of the time. Some crimes are just too stupid, even for Trike, and this might be one of them. This is a hilariously weird and philosophical detective novel by Porter Square Books’ own debut novelist—a talented new voice, whose next offering I’m already looking forward to reading!

Alexander


The Beekeeper's Apprentice

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ISBN: 9780312427368
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Published: Picador USA - October 2nd, 2007

Sherlock Holmes meets his match in the brilliant and bold Mary Russel, a philosophy student with a penchant for detecting. A great historical mystery featuring an unforgettable heroine, an aging Sherlock, and a spot-on Doyle-esque voice. Why read this? It's elementary.

Mackenzie


Midwife's Tale

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ISBN: 9781250038340
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Published: Minotaur Books - December 10th, 2013

The midwife of the title uses her authority - unique power for a 17th century Englishwoman - to investigate a murder, this in a besieged York during the English Civil War.  Thomas is an historian as well as a storyteller and throws in such fun stuff as the town "gossips" being a de facto female intelligence service.Gary


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