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A father on trial for murder. A son whose world is falling apart. The No.1 New York Times bestselling final volume of the ground-breaking Natchez Burning Trilogy by Greg Iles. He'll risk everything for the darkest secrets in history Former prosecutor Penn Cage sees his world collapsing around him. The ...
Mississippi Blood (Penn Cage, Book 6)
A father on trial for murder. A son whose world is falling apart. The No.1 New York Times bestselling final volume of the ground-breaking Natchez Burning Trilogy by Greg Iles. He'll risk everything for the darkest secrets in history Former prosecutor Penn Cage sees his world collapsing around him. The woman he loves is gone and his father, Dr Tom Cage, once a pillar of the community, is about to be tried for the murder of a former lover. For decades Tom Cage has had a second son known to almost no one. It is this bitter son who set in motion the murder case against Dr Cage. But a murder charge may be the least of Tom's worries. The Double Eagle group, a savage splinter cell of the KKK, will stop at nothing to ensure that Tom either takes the fall for their past deeds, or takes his secrets to an early grave. Unable to trust anyone - not even his own mother - Penn battles to discover the secret history of both the Cage family and the South itself, risking the only thing he has left to gamble: his life.
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37.19 USD

Mississippi Blood (Penn Cage, Book 6)

by Greg Iles
Hardback
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THIS DETECTIVE STORY CLUB CLASSIC is introduced by Dr John Curran, who looks at how Anna Katherine Green was a pioneer who inspired a new generation of crime writers, in particular a young woman named Agatha Christie. When the retired merchant Horatio Leavenworth is found shot dead in his mansion ...
The Leavenworth Case (Detective Club Crime Classics)
THIS DETECTIVE STORY CLUB CLASSIC is introduced by Dr John Curran, who looks at how Anna Katherine Green was a pioneer who inspired a new generation of crime writers, in particular a young woman named Agatha Christie. When the retired merchant Horatio Leavenworth is found shot dead in his mansion library, suspicion falls on his nieces, Mary and Eleanore, who stand to inherit his vast fortune. Their lawyer, Everett Raymond, infatuated with one of the sisters, is determined that the official investigator, detective Ebenezer Gryce, widens the inquiry to less obvious suspects. The Leavenworth Case, the first detective novel written by a woman, immortalised its author Anna Katharine Green as `The Mother of Detective Fiction'. Admired for her careful plotting and legal accuracy, the book enjoyed enormous success both in England and America, and was widely translated. It was republished by The Detective Story Club after Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin, speaking at the 1928 Thanksgiving Day dinner of the American Society in London, remarked: `An American woman, a successor of Poe, Anna K. Green, gave us The Leavenworth Case, which I still think one of the best detective stories ever written.'
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18.57 USD

The Leavenworth Case (Detective Club Crime Classics)

by Anna Katharine Green
Hardback
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`A superb legal thriller...crackles with tension' Guardian 'A thought-provoking and sparklingly intelligent novel, with the welcome bonus of an unguessable ending' Daily Telegraph `Razor-sharp...Much more than a courtroom thriller' Christina Dalcher, Sunday Times bestselling author of VOX * * * * * IT'S TIME TO TAKE YOUR PLACE ON THE ...
Take It Back
`A superb legal thriller...crackles with tension' Guardian 'A thought-provoking and sparklingly intelligent novel, with the welcome bonus of an unguessable ending' Daily Telegraph `Razor-sharp...Much more than a courtroom thriller' Christina Dalcher, Sunday Times bestselling author of VOX * * * * * IT'S TIME TO TAKE YOUR PLACE ON THE JURY. The victim: A sixteen-year-old girl with facial deformities, neglected by an alcoholic mother. Who accuses the boys of something unthinkable. The defendants: Four handsome teenage boys from hardworking immigrant families. All with corroborating stories. WHOSE SIDE WOULD YOU TAKE? * * * * * Readers are giving Take It Back five stars: `The perfect book club read . . . will make for lively, thought-provoking discussions' `A skilfully written book that offers a big punch' `You will feel like you are enveloped in this case and the unseen juror' `Brilliant, powerful, moving and intelligent' `Just when you think you've guessed correctly another twist appears' `A genuine five-star read' `A brilliantly compelling, tense and thought-provoking read'
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24.16 USD

Take It Back

by Kia Abdullah
Hardback
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Two murders. One Town. And a lifetime of secrets. `Pure reading pleasure' Stephen King The No.1 New York Times bestselling author of the Natchez Burning trilogy returns with an electrifying standalone. A tale of friendship, betrayal, and shattering secrets that threaten to destroy a small Mississippi town. Some things should ...
Cemetery Road
Two murders. One Town. And a lifetime of secrets. `Pure reading pleasure' Stephen King The No.1 New York Times bestselling author of the Natchez Burning trilogy returns with an electrifying standalone. A tale of friendship, betrayal, and shattering secrets that threaten to destroy a small Mississippi town. Some things should never be uncovered... When successful journalist Marshall McEwan discovers that his father is terminally ill, he returns to his childhood home in Bienville, Mississippi - a place he vowed to leave behind forever. His family's newspaper is failing; and Jet Turner, the love of his youth, has married into the family of Max Matheson, one of the powerful patriarchs who rule the town through the exclusive Poker Club. Bienville is on the brink of economic salvation, in the form of a billion-dollar Chinese paper mill. But as the deal nears completion, two murders rock the town to its core, threatening far more than the city's economic future. Marshall and Jet soon discover a minefield of explosive secrets beneath the soil of Mississippi. And by the time Marshall grasps the long-buried truth about his own history - and the woman he loves - he would give almost anything not to face it.
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34.34 USD

Cemetery Road

by Greg Iles
Hardback
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The stunning standalone, with a chilling edge of psychological suspense, from the No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author of the Will Trent and Grant County series. Two girls are forced into the woods at gunpoint. One runs for her life. One is left behind... Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's ...
The Good Daughter
The stunning standalone, with a chilling edge of psychological suspense, from the No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author of the Will Trent and Grant County series. Two girls are forced into the woods at gunpoint. One runs for her life. One is left behind... Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's happy smalltown family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father - Pikeville's notorious defence attorney - devastated. And it left the family fractured beyond repair, consumed by secrets from that terrible night. Twenty-eight years later, and Charlie has followed in her father's footsteps to become a lawyer herself - the archetypal good daughter. But when violence comes to Pikeville again - and a shocking tragedy leaves the whole town traumatised - Charlie is plunged into a nightmare. Not only is she the first witness on the scene, but it's a case which can't help triggering the terrible memories she's spent so long trying to suppress. Because the shocking truth about the crime which destroyed her family nearly thirty years ago won't stay buried for ever...
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37.19 USD

The Good Daughter

by Karin Slaughter
Hardback
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One of the earliest psychological crime novels, back in print after more than 80 years. Mrs Bentley has been arrested for murder. The evidence is overwhelming: arsenic she extracted from fly papers was in her husband's medicine, his food and his lemonade, and her crimes are being plastered across the ...
The Wychford Poisoning Case (Detective Club Crime Classics)
One of the earliest psychological crime novels, back in print after more than 80 years. Mrs Bentley has been arrested for murder. The evidence is overwhelming: arsenic she extracted from fly papers was in her husband's medicine, his food and his lemonade, and her crimes are being plastered across the newspapers. Even her lawyers believe she is guilty. But Roger Sheringham, the brilliant but outspoken young novelist, is convinced that there is `too much evidence' against Mrs Bentley and sets out to prove her innocence. Credited as the book that first introduced psychology to the detective novel, The Wychford Poisoning Case was based on a notorious real-life murder inquiry. Written by Anthony Berkeley, a founder of the celebrated Detection Club who also found fame under the pen-name `Francis Iles', the story saw the return of Roger Sheringham, the Golden Age's breeziest - and booziest - detective.
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18.57 USD
Hardback
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Based on a true story, mystery and intrigue in pre-Civil War New York The sensational murder of Dr. Harvey Burdell in his lower Manhattan home made front-page news across the United States in 1857. Who killed Dr. Burdell? was a question that gripped the nation. 31 Bond Street, a debut ...
31 Bond Street
Based on a true story, mystery and intrigue in pre-Civil War New York The sensational murder of Dr. Harvey Burdell in his lower Manhattan home made front-page news across the United States in 1857. Who killed Dr. Burdell? was a question that gripped the nation. 31 Bond Street, a debut novel by Ellen Horan, interweaves fiction with actual events in a clever historical narrative that blends romance, politics, greed and sexual intrigue in a suspenseful drama. The story opens when an errand boy discovers Burdell's body in the bedroom of his posh Bond Street home. The novel's central characters are Dr. Harvey Burdell, a dentist and unscrupulous businessman; his lover, the ambitious, Brooklyn-born Emma Cunningham; the District Attorney, Abraham Oakey Hall (later to become mayor of New York); and Henry Clinton, a prominent defense lawyer. The enigmatic relationship between Emma and Dr. Burdell makes her the prime suspect, and her trial is nothing less than sensational. Will she hang? Were her teenaged daughters involved? What did the servants know? Who was the last person to see Burdell alive? During the trial, the two lawyers fight for truth, justice and their careers. This novel is set against the background of bustling, corrupt New York City, just four years before the Civil War. The author intertwines two main narratives: the trial through the perspective of the defense attorney Henry Clinton, and the story of the lovely young widow Emma Cunningham whose search for a husband brings her into the arms and home of Dr. Burdell.
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31 Bond Street

by Ellen Horan
Hardback
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