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1780897111
Hardback:Fifty fifty:2017
Author: Patterson, James
Author: Fox, Candice
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Century
Resource type: Physical
Note: Sam Blue stands accused of the brutal murders of three young students, their bodies dumped near the Georges River. Only one person believes he is innocent: his sister, Detective Harriet Blue. And she's determined to prove it. Except she's now been banished to the outback town of Last Chance Valley (population 75), where a diary found on the roadside outlines a shocking plan - the massacre of the entire town. And the first death, shortly after Harry's arrival, suggests the clock is already ticking. Meanwhile, back in Sydney, a young woman holds the key to crack Sam's case wide open. If only she could escape the madman holding her hostage. General adult
Title series: Detective Harriet Blue series
382 pages ; 24 cm (hbk)
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Hardback:Sleeping in the ground:2017
Author: Robinson, Peter
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Resource type: Physical
Note: A shocking mass murder occurs at a wedding in a small Dales church and a huge manhunt follows. Eventually, the shooter is run to ground and things take their inevitable course. But Banks is plagued with doubts as to exactly what happened outside the church that day, and why. Struggling with the death of his first serious girlfriend and the return of profiler Jenny Fuller into his life, Banks feels the need to dig deeper into the murders, and as he does so, he uncovers forensic and psychological puzzles that lead him to the past secrets that might just provide the answers he is looking for. When the surprising truth becomes clear, it is almost too late. General adult
374 pages ; 24 cm (hbk)
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0718179668
Hardback:Sunday morning coming down:2017
Author: French, Nicci
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Michael Joseph
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Psychotherapist Frieda Klein's home is her refuge until she returns to find it has become a disturbingly bloody crime scene. Beneath the floorboards the police have found the body of a man she had hired to help protect her. The killer's message is all too clear: you're mine. When those closest to Frieda begin to be targeted, the picture becomes more skewed: the patterns unclear. Unless Frieda can find and stop whoever is threatening her friends and family, her love and loyalty could come at a truly fatal cost. General adult
Title series: A Frieda Klein novel
405 pages, map (colour) ; 24 cm (hbk)
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The final (?) episode in the Freda Klein series does not disappoint but what an ambiguous ending.
02/11/17
Jan@BA
Bedford
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1409145549
Hardback:The late show:2017
Author: Connelly, Michael
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Orion Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: A compelling thriller introducing a driven, young detective trying to prove herself in the LAPD. Renée Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing none as each morning she turns her cases over to day shift detectives. A once up-and-coming detective, she's been given this beat as punishment after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor. But one night she catches two cases she doesn't want to part with: the brutal beating of a prostitute left for dead in a parking lot and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting. Ballard is determined not to give up at dawn. Against orders and her own partner's wishes, she works both cases by day while maintaining her shift by night. As the cases entwine they pull her closer to her own demons and the reason she won't give up her job - no matter what the department throws at her. General adult
405 pages ; 24 cm (hbk)
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Well Michael Connelly has done it again! Another brilliant detective character, female this time. Story-line keeps you want to read the book without putting it down - wonderful
07/10/17
dolucy
Bedford
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0593077407
Hardback:A stranger in the house:2017
Author: Lapeña, Shari
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Bantam Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: You come home after a long day at work, ready for dinner with your wife. But she's not there. And it looks like she left in a blind panic. Her mobile phone and her bag are still in the house. You fear the worst. You call the police. And they tell you that your wife's been in an accident. She lost control of her car as she sped through a street on the worst side of town. But why would she go there? Was she running towards something? Away from something? The police think she was up to no good. You refuse to believe it. Then you start to wonder. You've been married for three years and you thought you knew her better than anyone on earth. But maybe you don't. General adult
292 pages ; 24 cm (hbk)
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