By Janwillem Van de Wetering
A recluse has been shot correct among the eyes as he stood looking of his bed room window. His neighbor, a schoolteacher who's a pistol shot champion, admits she chanced on the physique and didn't record it. Is she quite in charge of homicide?
Read or Download The Corpse on the Dike (Grijpstra & de Gier, Book 3) PDF
Similar mystery books
Welcome to the weird and unsafe global of Victorian London, a urban teetering at the fringe of revolution. Its individuals are ushering in a brand new period of expertise, dazzled every day by means of unusual innovations. Airships leap within the skies over town, whereas floor trains rumble throughout the streets and clockwork automatons are programmed to hold out menial initiatives within the places of work of legal professionals, policemen, and newshounds.
8 years in the past, Abby Knight babysat for an issue teenager named Elizabeth. this present day, Elizabeth’s again, with a brand new identify (Libby) and an entire new lifestyles (stolen)—namely, person who already belongs to Abby. Libby’s even attempting to thieve Abby’s boyfriend, Marco. yet imitation rather turns into the sincerest type of hassle whilst Abby reveals herself the accused dupe in a weird and wonderful homicide plot.
Miami murder detective Hoke Moseley is named to a complicated Miami local to enquire a deadly overdose. There he meets the eye-catching stepmother of the decedant, and starts off to ask yourself approximately relationship a witness. Meanwile, he has been threatened with suspension via his formidable new leader except he leaves his loved, if squalid, suite on the El Dorado resort, and strikes downtown.
Norman Mailer's Pulitzer Prize-winning and unforgettable vintage approximately convicted killer Gary Gilmore now in a brand-new edition.
Arguably the best e-book from America's such a lot heroically bold author, THE EXECUTIONER'S track follows the quick, blighted lifetime of Gary Gilmore who grew to become recognized after he robbed males in 1976 and killed them in chilly blood. After being attempted and convicted, he instantly insisted on being achieved for his crime. to take action, he fought a approach that appeared cause on holding him alive lengthy after it had sentenced him to dying. And that struggle for the ideal to die is what made him famous.
Mailer tells not just Gilmore's tale, yet these of the boys and girls stuck within the internet of his existence and drawn into his procession towards the firing squad. All with implacable authority, steely compassion, and a restraint that conjures up the parched panorama and stern theology of Gilmore's Utah. THE EXECUTIONER'S tune is a visit down the incorrect facet of the tracks to the inner most resource of yankee loneliness and violence. it's a towering achievement-impossible to place down, very unlikely to fail to remember.
- The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories
- Paul Cain Omnibus: Every Crime Story and the Novel Fast One as Originally Published
- A Fool and His Honey (Aurora Teagarden Mysteries, Book 6)
- Scandal in Fair Haven (Henrie O Mysteries, Book 2)
- Mr. Monk on Patrol (Mr Monk, Book 13)
Additional info for The Corpse on the Dike (Grijpstra & de Gier, Book 3)
I assure you I'll look after the lady's well being. " Stokes answered. "The ship came down nose first, so the rear of the ship retains the bulk of its shape whilst the sub-frame at the front of the vessel has compacted, making it difficult to enter. I'd suggest you find your way around the left hand side," he indicated with a wave of his hand, "and enter through the main cabin door on the side of the gondola. I'm not sure what it is you're hoping to find in there, though, Sir Maurice. " Newbury shrugged.
Hose carts circled the wreckage, whilst onlookers milled around a police cordon that had been established around the entire perimeter of the park. A tree was on fire on the far side of the site, and firemen were currently engaged in trying to bring it under control before the flames spread to the neighbouring evergreens. The airship itself was now nothing but a burnt husk, its shattered substructure an exposed skeleton, stark against the surrounding parkland. It reminded Veronica of a beached whale she had once seen as a child, half-rotted in the sea air, its enormous ribcage exposed to the elements.
Good morning, Constable Pratt. I'm in need of some assistance. You see, my colleagues over there are labouring under the impression that I'm fully up-to-date with all the minutiae of this murder inquiry, but, as I'm relatively new to the job, I seem to be missing some of the pertinent facts. " "Certainly, ma'am. " Veronica feigned ignorance. "Well, we could start with the victims. " Pratt hesitated before going on. "Well ma'am, there are seven official victims, all of them strangled to death and abandoned in the street, just like this one.