Lokaas (Deleu, Book 3)

By Luc Deflo

In een bos wordt het verminkte lijk ontdekt van Johan Dewolf, commandant van de Molenbeekse rijkswacht. In zijn borstkas werd een hakenkruis gekrast. Dewolf, die met harde hand het vreemdelingenprobleem in Molenbeek had aangepakt, adviseerde om in Mechelen dezelfde tactiek toe te passen: tough toeslaan in de gekleurde wijken rond de Sint-Romboutstoren om het drugs-en migrantenprobleem de kop in te drukken. Bij een razzia in een Mechels jeugdcafé kunnen twee jonge marokkanen internet op tijd aan de politie ontkomen. Even later wordt een van chicken dood aangetroffen. het is het commence van een carrousel van geweld en intriges waar speurders Jos Bosmans en Dirk Deleu geen vat op krijgen. De spanning tussen migranten en extremisten loopt zo hoog op dat een burgeroorlog onafwendbaar lijkt. Lokaas is een beangstigend realistische mystery, maar ook een ontroerend verhaal over goed en kwaad, liefde en haat.

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Seeing a Large Cat (Amelia Peabody)

By Elizabeth Peters

It truly is 1903 in Cairo, and Amelia desires of a giant Egyptian cat, a signal of fine good fortune. however the success turns while she and Emerson, who are set to dig within the Valley of the Kings, obtain an ominous caution: "Stay clear of tomb Twenty-A!" extra difficulty brews as Ramses and Nefret, unknown to their mom and dad, start to sneak approximately to aid an American who believes she's being stalked. while tomb Twenty-A unearths a mummy donning silk unmentionables, Amelia is trapped in a labyrinth of homicide, ardour and deceit.

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4th of July (Women's Murder Club, Book 4)

By James Patterson, Maxine Paetro

A tender woman is killed within the crossfire after a regimen arrest is going extraordinarily mistaken, and Lt. Lindsay Boxer has to protect herself opposed to a cost of police brutality. In a landmark trial that transfixes the state, Lindsay fights to save lots of her profession and her sanity. whereas looking ahead to trial, Lindsay escapes to the tranquility of the gorgeous city of part Moon Bay. however the peaceable group there's reeling from a string of unspeakable murders. operating together with her acquaintances within the Women's homicide membership, Lindsay reveals a hyperlink among those killings and a case she labored on years earlier than - an unsolved homicide that has haunted her ever in view that. As summer time comes into complete swing, Lindsay battles for her lifestyles on fronts: sooner than a pass judgement on and jury as her trial involves a climax and dealing with unknown adversaries who will do whatever to maintain her from the reality concerning the killings. all of it involves a head ahead of the large annual 4th of July occasion at the waterfront at part Moon Bay.

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Hornet's Nest (Andy Brazil)

By Patricia Cornwell

Deputy leader Virginia West likes and respects her boss, Hammer, yet with a growing number of vacationing businessmen being murdered in her urban by means of a maniac with a penchant for portray his sufferers shiny orange, she unearths it demanding to just accept Hammer's edict rookie reporter may still experience on patrol along with her to higher family with their voters. Her worst fears are proven while the reporter, Brazil, presses the button to turn on the boot-release instead of the siren on their first trip. he isn't the single blight on her existence at once: her cat's angsty, her hormones are misbehaving, her contrary quantity within the uniformed department is behaving like a jackass, the radio despatcher is decided to journey her up, the D.A. is in the midst of a sizzling conflict with the trial time table. And orange colored corpses hold turning up on her patch.

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Glasgow Crimefighter: The Les Brown Story

By Les Brown

For many years, a conflict to regulate Glasgow's streets has been waged. On one part are probably the most violent and unsafe criminals on the planet and, at the different, a police strength with officials as difficult because the gangsters, striving to maintain town secure. In GLASGOW CRIMEFIGHTER, mythical detective Les Brown tells the extreme and arguable within tale of his half during this clash in the course of his twenty-two years as a Glasgow detective. all through this time, he handled gangland bosses like Arthur Thompson and Tam McGraw, took on mobs of highway opponents and helped in search of Bible John. Compelling, hard-hitting and extremely human, GLASGOW CRIMEFIGHTER is an engaging record from the frontline of a good city's conflict opposed to crime.

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Mystic River

By Dennis Lehane

When they have been childrens, Sean Devine, Jimmy Marcus, and Dave Boyle have been neighbors. yet then a wierd vehicle pulled as much as their road. One boy received into the automobile, didn't, and whatever poor happened—something that ended their friendship and adjusted all 3 boys forever.

Now, years later, homicide has tied their lives jointly back . . .

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The Shadows in the Street: A Simon Serailler Mystery (Chief Superintendent Simon Serrailler Mysteries)

By Susan Hill

Susan Hill's Simon Serrailler sequence has proven itself as improved crime fare with 4 gripping mental thrillers already in print.

Serrailler has simply wrapped up a very onerous and tough case and is on sabbatical on a far-flung Scottish island while he's referred to as again to Lafferton via the executive Constable. neighborhood prostitutes were came upon strangled. whilst the spouse of the St. Michael's Cathedral Dean is going lacking after which one other decent lady is taken on her solution to paintings, the townspeople develop indignant and afraid. Serrailler is within the maximum probability of his existence.

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Spoorloos (Cel 5, Book 3)

By Luc Deflo

Movie: Ice Age. Plaats: bioscoop Utopolis, Mechelen. Tijdstip: vroege namiddag. De zaal zit afgeladen vol. Irina Gerlach, zeven jaar, moet dringend plassen. Na de voorstelling trekt Hilde, haar zus, aan de alarmbel, wish Irina is verdwenen. Dirk Deleu van de Lokale Mechelse Recherche is als eerste ter plaatse, op de voet gevolgd door Ward Feremans van Cel five, de nationale cel gespecialiseerd in kindermisdrijven.
De laatste die Irina levend heeft gezien, is Linda Verstrepen, die in de cafetaria werkt. Ze zag dat Irina werd opgehaald, vermoedelijk door haar ongeruste vader, wish de guy was once overstuur. Na een korte maar heftige woordenwisseling - ze herinnert zich de woorden 'ongerust' en 'mama' - zijn de twee naar buiten gelopen, naar het parkeerterrein.
Daar houdt voor Deleu en Feremans het spoor op. Er wordt met guy en macht gezocht, maar Irina lijkt van de aardbodem verdwenen. De speurders vrezen het ergste, aangezien de eerste uren na een ontvoering cruciaal zijn. Dan komt er een teken van leven. Helene Slachtmuylders, een welgestelde dame, doet aangifte. Ze heeft een verontrustend telefoontje ontvangen van een guy die in gebroken Nederlands losgeld eist, in ruil voor het leven van haar ontvoerde dochter. Maar haar dochter ís niet ontvoerd.
Met Spoorloos heeft LUC DEFLO zijn elfde mystery geschreven. Het handelsmerk van Deflo is de messcherpe examine van de menselijke ziel. Hij is niet alleen sterk in het opbouwen van actiescènes, maar ook de huiveringwekkende en beklemmende sfeerschepping, waarin zijn dikwijls radeloze personages tot criminele daden overgaan, is beklijvend.

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Private Paris

By James Patterson

Someone is focusing on the main strong humans in Paris--only Jack Morgan could make it cease.

while Jack Morgan stops through Private's Paris place of work, he envisions a short hi in the course of an another way stress-free journey. yet Jack is readily pressed into accountability after you have a choice from his patron Sherman Wilkerson, asking Jack to trace down his younger granddaughter, who's at the run from a brutal drug broker. ahead of Jack can find her, a number of contributors of France's cultural elite are stumbled on dead-murdered in wonderful, symbolic type. the single hyperlink among the crimes is a mysterious graffiti tag. As spiritual and ethnic tensions simmer within the urban of lighting, purely Jack and his inner most staff can attach the dots sooner than the smoldering powder keg explodes.

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