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: difficult 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 web op tijd aan de politie ontkomen. Even later wordt een van rooster dood aangetroffen. het is het start 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.
By Russell Blake
Evening of the murderer is the gritty, edge-of-your seat prequel to King of Swords. A no-holds-barred, breakneck-paced mystery, evening of the murderer charts the early years of El Rey - the King of Swords - a super-assassin accountable for a few of the world's so much dazzling and bold executions.
Framed opposed to the backdrop of present-day Mexico's brutal narco-trafficking violence, evening of the murderer chronicles the making of a monster - a cold-blooded, ruthless killing computing device. uncooked, traumatic, edgy and unflinching, this epic saga defies conference to create a roller-coaster of intrigue, suspense and thrills that may go away even the main jaded mystery aficionados gasping for breath.
A Q & A for evening of the murderer with bestselling writer Russell Blake
Question: evening of the murderer makes use of usually bloody, stunning imagery. Why write the radical that way?
Russell Blake: i wished to put in writing a barreling, no-holds-barred Lamborghini of a ebook, with unforeseen twists and turns that left you along with your abdominal in knots, afraid to show off the lighting. Mexico's drug conflict sees over 8 thousand humans lifeless each year from cartel violence that is savage and ruthless. i needed to trap that lurid, blood-soaked truth and make it visceral, make it genuine for the reader, and likewise go away them feeling like they might been via a aggravating, tangible event. I used numerous thoughts to accomplish that, and the evocative and stunning scenes are considered one of them. There are a number of pictures that would have readers cringing and should reason nightmares, so this is not for the faint of heart.
Q: evening of the murderer is the prequel to King of Swords. Why write this after that novel was once released?
RB: The villain of KOS is El Rey, the murderer who makes use of the tarot card, the King of Swords, as his signature. After i stopped writing KOS, i could not get him out of my head, and that i instantly began writing evening. It was once like a compulsion, and that i could not shake it. So I received it onto paper as instantly as i may, so i would not lose the essence of the nature. the outcome, i have been advised, does KOS justice.
Q: evening of the murderer is decided in Mexico, in addition to Australia. The descriptions are very bright. have you been there?
RB: I stay in Mexico, so the descriptions higher leap off the web page. and that i spent loads of time knocking round Australia, so i am greater than passing conversant in the entire destinations within the book.
Q: what's your perfect reader like?
RB: My readers are clever, savvy, jaded, and insist much out in their thrillers. I write if you have learn the entire monstrous names, and that i count on my paintings to be in comparison opposed to the Forsyths and Ludlums of the area. I write my thrillers even faster-paced, so they are going to exhibit definitely and depart an enduring influence. I grew up on Day of the Jackal and The Bourne trilogy, and that is the point i attempt to write to each web page. even if evening is a prequel, it is designed to knock readers' socks off from the 1st sentences.
Q: a number of the scenes are so photograph they make you wince. have you ever gotten flack for that?
RB: I had a couple of readers say they have been analyzing among their palms as they concealed their eyes. That tells me I did my task as a storyteller. i feel solid fiction should still take you out of fact, and a few of the scenes in evening will stick with you lengthy after the book's performed. The scenes are paced for particular impact, & i love how they wound up working.
Q: you employ flashbacks within the early chapters of the booklet. Why use that technique?
RB: occasionally you could allude to objects in a character's earlier, yet different occasions it really is higher to deliver the reader to the development that allows you to make it extra vibrant. there have been a couple of seminal occasions I felt had to be memorialized as complete sections established some time past instead of mentioned as a part of the current. Flashbacks are the easiest mechanism to complete that i do know of.
By Randy Wayne White
In Randy Wayne White's the warmth Islands, marine biologist and previous mystery operative document Ford is lazily poling his skiff alongside Southwest Florida's flat copper sea looking for sea anemones, while he runs into the physique of the main hated guy on Sanibel Island-Marvin Rios.
And while the Island's least difficult and sweetest resident is arrested for the homicide document heads directly into the center of the light state's darkish side-to retailer his good friend from being framed, and to save lots of Sanibel Island from a emerging tide of land-grab schemes, blood cash and violence.
By Iris Johansen
The fact has eluded her for years…Now, is she able to face it? the number 1 ny instances bestselling writer Iris Johansen has written an explosive end to the trilogy that might eventually lay to relaxation the questions that experience haunted her enthusiasts for a decade
When Eve Duncan gave beginning to her daughter, she skilled a love she by no means knew existed. not anything might stand within the manner of giving Bonnie a superb life―until the unthinkable occurred and the seven-year-old vanished into skinny air. Eve discovered herself within the throes of a nightmare from which there has been no get away. yet a brand new Eve emerged: a lady who could use her notable expertise as a forensic sculptor to assist others locate closure within the face of tragedy. Now, with the aid of her cherished Joe Quinn and CIA Agent Catherine Ling, Eve has come nearer than ever to the reality. however the deeper she digs, the extra she realizes that Bonnie's father is a key participant in fixing this colossal puzzle. And that Bonnie's disappearance used to be no longer as random as everybody had consistently believed…
By Peter Tremayne
In the overdue seventh Century, the excessive King of eire is killed at evening in the midst of his compound. Who killed him isn't really in query - there are unimpeachable witnesses that time on to the extended family chieftain accountable. Dubh Duin is, in spite of everything, discovered by way of the excessive King's guards within the excessive King's mattress chamber conserving the homicide weapon. yet with coming near near civil battle within the stability, the reason for the homicide turns into of paramount value.
The leader Brehon of eire asks Fidelma of Cashel - sister to the King of Muman and a dailagh - to enquire. What her investigations display is an problematic net of conspiracy and deception that threatens to unbalance the 5 kingdoms and ship them spiralling right into a violent and bloody civil battle and spiritual clash. And it is as much as Fidelma not to purely see to justice yet to avoid the violent fracturing of an more and more fragile peace.
By O'Neil De Noux
This can be New Orleans 1983.
NOPD murder Detective LaStanza and his new accomplice, the long-cool-blond Jodie Kintyre, are known as to the west financial institution of recent Orleans the place the our bodies of 2 younger ladies, arms certain at the back of their backs, bullet holes behind their heads, lay at the slim strip of unkempt land among the levee and the river’s aspect often called the batture. There are not any witnesses, the one clue a lone set of muddy footprints major clear of the our bodies. This was once the paintings of 1 man.
LaStanza focuses all his energies at the case, choosing the sufferers as prostitutes from the everyday streets of the hot Orleans Police 6th District, the place LaStanza labored as a patrolman. The households of the sufferers won’t support. Their pals don’t care. The Police management doesn’t wish overworked detectives spending time at the murders of 2 low-life highway criminals who won’t also be overlooked by means of their families.
LaStanza and Jodie are the entire lifeless ladies have left during this global and they're now not approximately to desert them.
Born in New Orleans, O’Neil De Noux is a prolific American author of novels and brief tales. even supposing a lot of De Noux’s fiction falls below the secret style (character-drive crime fiction primarily), he has released tales in lots of disciplines together with literary fiction, kids and young-adult fiction, science-fiction, suspense, myth, horror, western, literary, non secular, romance, humor and erotica.
In 2007, the non-public Eye Writers of the US offered its prestigious SHAMUS AWARD for most sensible brief tale to “The middle Has Reasons” through O'Neil De Noux. The SHAMUS is given every year to acknowledge notable fulfillment in inner most eye fiction. De Noux is usually the 2009 DERRINGER AWARD winner for top NOVELETTE for “Too Wise.” The Derringer Awards are given each year to acknowledge excellence within the brief secret fiction form.
In 2010, De Noux made a stream to eBooks and print-on-demand books, teaming with different artists within the artwork co-op giant Kiss Productions and released SLICK TIME, a pretty caper novel, by way of collections NEW ORLEANS MYSTERIES, NEW ORLEANS NOCTURNAL, NEW ORLEANS exclusive, NEW ORLEANS leading EVIL and BACKWASH OF THE MILKY means.
In June 2012, De Noux’s novel JOHN RAVEN BEAU used to be named 2011 POLICE e-book OF THE 12 months by means of Police-Writers.com, a gaggle that boasts of 1153 nation and native cops from 485 kingdom and native legislation enforcement firms who've written 2504 police books. A hyper-realistic crime tale, JOHN RAVEN BEAU presents an intimate look at the beleaguered NOPD murder department, a narrative that starts off within the French area and leads to a swamp, all in the urban limits of America’s everlasting urban, a urban that can't be destroyed – New Orleans.
Earlier in 2012, after six months of in depth study and eighteen months of continuous writing, O’Neil De Noux released conflict KISS, a 320,000 observe epic of affection and conflict set opposed to the landscape of the conflict of latest Orleans, January eight, 1815. So well timed is the booklet, published because the bicentennial of the struggle of 1812 arrives, Mr. De Noux acquired an Artist prone profession development Award from the Louisiana department of the humanities for his paintings on conflict KISS. additionally in 2012, Mr. De Noux’s first inner most eye used to be released. ENAMORED a unique of obsession and homicide, is decided in 1950 New Orleans. one other crime novel, BOURBON highway, set in 1947, used to be published in 2012, in addition to the young-adult superhero novel MISTIK. In 2012, O’Neil De Noux was once elected Vice-President of the personal Eye Writers of America.
In January 2013, the long-awaited go back of NOPD murder Detective Dino LaStanza got here with the e-book of De Noux’s crime fiction tour-de-force NEW ORLEANS murder, in addition to the re-issue of the entire prior LaStanza novels as exchange paperbacks and eBooks. extra LaStanza novels are forthcoming.
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By Laney Salisbury
The real tale of 1 of the 20 th century's so much audacious artwork frauds
choked with outstanding characters and advised at breakneck pace, Provenance reads like a well-plotted mystery. yet this can be most likely no longer fiction. it's the stunning narrative of 1 of the main far-reaching and complicated cons within the heritage of paintings forgery. Stretching from London to Paris to long island, investigative newshounds Laney Salisbury and Aly Sujo recount the story of notorious con guy and unforgettable villain John Drewe and his partner, the affable artist John Myatt. jointly they exploited the files of British paintings associations to irrevocably legitimize the masses of items they cast, lots of that are nonetheless thought of actual and grasp in well known museums and personal collections this day.
By Ulla Bolinder
Sjuttonåriga Jenny Sjöberg försvinner från en fest och hittas två dagar senare död i ett dike.
Enligt polisen tyder hennes skador på att hon har mördats. I bostadsområdet har flera upprörande händelser nyligen inträffat, och många frågar sig nu om det döda fåret i hagen, mopedgängets trakasserier eller blottaren som går omkring i lekparkerna och försöker locka until sig barn kan ha något med hennes död att göra. Genom olika berättarröster och skiftande perspektiv växer bilden av Jenny och hennes tillvaro fram. Kan det vara någon i hennes närmaste omgivning som har dödat henne, eller har hon fallit provide fören okänd förövare?
Trauma är en bred och realistisk skildring av människor kan uppleva och påverkas av olyckor, övergrepp, våld och död.
By Dane Hartman
Whatever is going in San Francisco, yet now it's long past too a ways! an individual is carving up appealing lesbians — and that someone has the appropriate pals. purely Harry can cease the slaughter, yet now either the gays and the law enforcement officials stand in his approach. Will he have time? the answer's on the finish of a barrel — a .44 Magnum barrel!
By James Patterson
The wildest mystery but from "one of America's such a lot influential authors" (New York Times)...Working as a lifeguard at a sumptuous Florida lodge, Ned Kelly meets the girl of his goals. It feels ideal in each way-except that she's used to caviar and Manolo Blahniks, and he is used to burgers and flip-flops.So whilst Ned's cousin deals to chop him in on a quick break-and-enter activity, Ned cannot flip it down. the danger is excessive, and the present is even greater-$5 million. however the theft is going devastatingly fallacious. compelled to run clear of his city and the girl he is fallen in love with, Ned is familiar with that merely distance and secrecy can shop his lifestyles. yet who's pursuing him? The FBI? Whoever sabotaged the heist? Or is all of it in some way tied in to his new love-and his oldest enemies?