The Unclaimed Victim

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Thomas & Mercer #ad - The more she learns of her father’s obsession with the Torso Killer, the further she stumbles into a madman’s sights. Separated by decades but trapped in the same killer’s web, Ethel and Kris must unravel the truth behind the city’s most notorious unsolved murders. As she wanders the twisting corridors, it becomes clear she may never leave the mission alive.

What if the last victim of cleveland’s infamous Torso Killer got away?In 1938, Ohio, a serial killer terrorizes Cleveland, leaving a trail of bodies along the rails and riverbeds. Ethel, a street-hardened woman who’s lost everything, takes refuge inside a city mission only to find that its righteous facade conceals the darkest of secrets.

The Unclaimed Victim #ad - Stolen books about the unsolved Torso Murders, serial killer chat rooms, missing archives, and an abandoned city mission are all somehow connected to his disappearance. His daughter, kris, finds herself pulled into Cleveland’s haunting past as things he never told her begin to surface. Or die trying. Sixty years later, the police discover the body of Alfred Wiley, dismembered in a disturbingly familiar way.

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The Buried Book

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - No one knows where his mother went or whether she’s coming back. He’s lucky to even have a home and must keep his mouth shut and his ears open to stay in his uncle’s good graces. When althea leary abandons her nine-year-old son, Jasper, he’s left on his uncle’s farm with nothing but a change of clothes and a Bible.

The Buried Book #ad - It’s 1952, and jasper isn’t allowed to ask questions or make a fuss. Desperate to see her again, he must take matters into his own hands. From the farm, through tawdry taverns, he embarks on a treacherous search that will take him to the squalid hideaways of Detroit and back again, peep shows, and gambling houses.

As he’s drawn deeper into an adult world of corruption, and murder, scandal, Jasper uncovers the shocking past still chasing his mother—and now it’s chasing him too.

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The Dead Key

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Thomas & Mercer #ad - In the confusion that followed, the keys to the vault’s safe-deposit boxes were lost. 2014 winner — amazon breakthrough novel award — grand prize and mystery & Thriller Fiction WinnerIt’s 1998, perfectly preserved, and for years the old First Bank of Cleveland has sat abandoned, its secrets only speculated on by the outside world.

In the years since, cleveland’s wealthy businessmen kept the truth buried in the abandoned high-rise. What begins as a welcome break from her cubicle becomes an obsession as Iris unravels the bank’s sordid past. The ransacked offices and forgotten safe-deposit boxes remain locked in time, until young engineer Iris Latch stumbles upon them during a renovation survey.

The Dead Key #ad - With each haunting revelation, iris follows the looming shadow of the past deeper into the vault—and soon realizes that the key to the mystery comes at an astonishing price. Twenty years before, panicked investors sold Cleveland’s largest bank in the middle of the night, locking out customers and employees, amid strange staff disappearances and allegations of fraud, and thwarting a looming federal investigation.

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The Ripper's Wife

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Kensington #ad - But florie has no inkling of her husband’s depravity until she discovers his diary—and in it, a litany of his bloody deeds .  .  . My name is florence Elizabeth Chandler Maybrick .  .  . Maybe i was both .  .  . A spellbinding novel of the whitechapel murders and history’s most notorious serial killer from the author of The Secrets of Lizzie Borden.

The Ripper's Wife #ad - Florie, hardly the heiress her scheming mother portrayed, is treated as an outsider by fashionable English society. Maybe i destroyed myself .  .  . Maybe I was neither. Courtship and a lavish wedding soon follow, and the couple settles into an affluent Liverpool suburb. James’s secrets are infinitely darker: he has a mistress, an addiction to arsenic and strychnine, and a vicious temper.

I was jack the Ripper’s wife .  .  . It begins as a fairytale romance—a shipboard meeting in 1880 between vivacious eighteen-year-old Southern belle Florence Chandler and handsome English cotton broker James Maybrick.

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Black-Eyed Susans: A Novel of Suspense

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Ballantine Books #ad - But the flowers alone are not proof enough, and the forensic investigation of the still-unidentified bones is progressing too slowly. Ever since, the press has pursued her as the lone surviving “Black-Eyed Susan, ” the nickname given to the murder victims because of the yellow carpet of wildflowers that flourished above their shared grave.

. In the desolate cold of february, she is shocked to discover a freshly planted patch of black-eyed susans—a summertime bloom—just outside her bedroom window. An innocent life hangs in the balance. As the clock ticks toward the execution, Tessa fears for her sanity, but even more for the safety of her teenaged daughter.

Black-Eyed Susans: A Novel of Suspense #ad - As a sixteen-year-old, tessa cartwright was found in a Texas field, barely alive amid a scattering of bones, with only fragments of memory as to how she got there. Is a serial killer still roaming free, taunting Tessa with a trail of clues? She has no choice but to confront old ghosts and lingering nightmares to finally discover what really happened that night.

Richly textured, beautifully written. Tessa’s testimony about those tragic hours put a man on death row. Julia heaberlin’s work calls to mind that of Gillian Flynn.

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The Other Wife

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Sphere #ad - Childhood sweethearts William and Mary have been married for sixty years. Both have a strong sense of right and wrong. This is what their son, Joe O'Loughlin, has always believed. Robotham is an absolute master' Stephen King on Life or Death. A terrific read' guardian'A nerve-shredding thriller with the heart and soul so often missing from lesser crime and suspense novels.

As he learns more, he discovers sides to his father he never knew - and is forcibly reminded that the truth comes at a price. A mesmerising psychological thriller from one of the greatest crime writers of today, Michael Robotham, the international bestselling author of THE SECRETS SHE KEEPS. Praise for michael robotham's writing:'will have you turning the pages compulsively' The Times'Robotham doesn't just make me scared for his characters, he makes my heart ache for them' Linwood Barclay'Superbly exciting.

The Other Wife #ad - . Who is the strange woman crying at william's bedside, covered in his blood - a friend, a fantasist or a killer?Against the advice of the police, a mistress, Joe launches his own investigation. William is a celebrated surgeon, Mary a devoted wife. I couldn't stop reading, yet I didn't want Audie's story to end.

But when joe is summoned to the hospital with news that his father has been brutally attacked, his world is turned upside down.

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Burial Rites: A Novel

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Little, Brown and Company #ad - Soon to be a major motion picture starring jennifer Lawrence* A brilliant literary debut, inspired by a true story: the final days of a young woman accused of murder in Iceland in 1829. Set against iceland's stark landscape, who, Hannah Kent brings to vivid life the story of Agnes, charged with the brutal murder of her former master, is sent to an isolated farm to await execution.

Horrified at the prospect of housing a convicted murderer, the family at first avoids Agnes. Only tóti, a priest agnes has mysteriously chosen to be her spiritual guardian, seeks to understand her. But as agnes's death looms, the farmer's wife and their daughters learn there is another side to the sensational story they've heard.

Burial Rites: A Novel #ad - Riveting and rich with lyricism, burial rites evokes a dramatic existence in a distant time and place, and asks the question, how can one woman hope to endure when her life depends upon the stories told by others? .

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Neighborly: A Novel

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - Someone’s raising the stakes. As suspicious as she is of every smiling face and as terrified as she’s become of being found out, Kat is still unprepared for the sharp turn that lies just ahead of her on Bayberry Lane. Minutes from the city, affluent without pretension, low crime with a friendly vibe—it’s everything Kat never had, and that she’s determined to provide for her infant daughter.

. But everything changes overnight when Kat finds a scrawled note outside their front door. That wasn’t very neighborly of you. As increasingly sinister and frighteningly personal notes arrive, and most troubling, each one stabs deeper into the heart of Kat’s insecurities, paranoia, her past. A not-to-be-missed novel of suspense about the secrets hidden in a young couple’s new neighborhood.

Neighborly: A Novel #ad - Kat and doug felt like Aurora Village was the perfect community. When the neighbors who seemed so perfect reveal their open secret, the menace moves beyond mean notes. Snagging a nice bungalow in this exclusive enclave was worth all the sacrifice.

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Permuted Press #ad - The rent is low, the property managers are friendly, and the odd little mysteries don’t nag at him too much. He has no money in the bank. Some of them are in plain sight. At least, his neighbor across the hall, not until he meets Mandy, and notices something unusual about her apartment. Or the end of everything.

14 #ad - . A riveting apocalyptic mystery in the style of LOST. Craig dilouie, author of the infection and the killing flOOR"A wholly original story that weaves together mystery and the apocalypse like a finely tuned band. Evan roy, bricks of the Dead. No girlfriend. Because every room in this old Los Angeles brownstone has a mystery or two.

So while his new home isn’t perfect, it’s livable. Mysteries that stretch back over a hundred years. He hates his job. Chosen by Audible. Com as the best sci-fi novel of 2012!Padlocked doors. And xela’s apartment. And veek’s.

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Six Scary Stories

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Cemetery Dance Publications #ad - He was so impressed with the entries that he recommended they be published together in one book, which Cemetery Dance Publications and Hodder & Stoughton are pleased to report has become a reality. Six scary storiesselected and introduced by stephen kingnumber 1 bestselling horror author Stephen King introduces and presents six gripping and chilling stories in this captivating anthology!Stephen King discovered these stories when he judged a competition run by Hodder & Stoughton and the Guardian to celebrate publication of his own collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams.

Six Scary Stories #ad - The six stories are:wild swimming by elodie harpereau-de-eric by manuela saragosathe spots by paul bassett daviesthe unpicking by michael buttonla moRT DE L'AMANT by Stuart JohnstoneTHE BEAR TRAP by Neil HudsonReader beware: the stories will make you think twice before cuddling up to your old soft toy, dipping your toe into the water or counting the spots on a leopard….

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Mayday

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Grand Central Publishing #ad - From master storyteller nelson deMille and master pilot Thomas Block comes Mayday, the classic bestseller that packs a supersonic shock at every turn of the page. The most terrifyingly realistic air disaster thriller ever. Like a growing tidal wave, the escaping air was gathering momentum. Now, defying both nature and man, three survivors must achieve the impossible.

A teenaged girl in aisle 18, seat d, suddenly found herself gripping her seat track on the floor, her seat dislocated by the original impact, near the port-side aisle, her overturned seat still strapped to her body. The noise of the escaping air was so loud that it was no longer decipherable as sound, but seemed instead a solid thing pounding at the people in their seats.

Mayday #ad - . Her eyes were filled with horror as she dug her nails into the carpet, as the racing air pulled her toward the yawning hole that led outside. The flight crew is crippled or dead. She lost her grip and was dragged after it.

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