Crime

Trell

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ISBN: 9780763692759
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - September 12th, 2017

15-year-old Trell has grown up knowing her father didn't commit the murder he's in prison for, and now she has the chance to work with a lawyer and a reporter to prove his innocence. Written by a Boston Globe reporter and based on his work investigating a cold case, this is perfect for aspiring journalists and activists.

Sarah


Classy Crooks Club

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ISBN: 9781481446372
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - March 29th, 2016

AJ is being forced to stay with her prim and proper Grandma Jo for the summer, but it isn't long before AJ realizes that her grandma's afternoon gathering of octogenarians is more than meets the eye--they're a geriatric heist club! And they want to get AJ in on the action. Zany, hilarious, and so dang fun.   

Mackenzie

 


Gun Machine

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$25.99
ISBN: 9780316187404
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Mulholland Books - January 1st, 2013

A broken down cop leading a cluttered life, three of New York's most powerful men, a hunter, a random shooting, and ghosts of old Manhattan. Gun Machine is unlike any other cop and crime novel you've read. Warren Ellis turns his mad scientist's imagination on the genre, twisting old forms into sharper and smarter versions of themselves.

Josh


Midnight in Peking

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ISBN: 9780143121008
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Penguin Books - April 24th, 2012

Midnight in Peking is a story of empire, fascism, colonialism, lust, and murder. Set against the background of impending Japanese occupation and lingering mistrust among the Chinese and foreigners in the city, the body of a prominent young girl is found. Despite (or because) of multiple players in the investigation, the mystery of her death was never officially solved. Paul French, journalist, analyst and Shanghai resident brings life to this dusty story. Midnight in Peking provided me with one of my favorite benefits to reading – a whole world of other books to explore!
Jane J.


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