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Angel In Black
NAL, Mar 2001, 21.95, 339 pp. ISBN: 0451292635 In January 1947, Nate Heller is in Los Angles combining business with pleasure. He is there opening the West Coast office of his Chicago-based A-1 Detective Agency with new partner Fred Rubinksi. Nate is also on his honeymoon with his wife of one-month Peggy. However, Nate accompanied by reporter Bill Fowley come across a brutalized body of a beautiful young woman. Nate says nothing to ...
CSI - Cold Burn
When a park ranger discovers the naked body of a woman in the Lake Mead National Park, the Las Vegas CSI team is called in to investigate. With Grissom away at a convention, Catherine Willows heads up the unit to try and discover why this woman's body would be left in such a public place - as if someone wanted her to be found. Catherine, Warrick & Nick do not know who the Jane Doe is, but they know that she was suffocated and then frozen after she died s...
CSI Miami - Florida Getaway
Gil Grissom was furious that his forensic evidence had been thrown out in court. If Greg Sanders hadn't been on vacation when the evidence was processed there would be no question that Thomas Lessor, a Boyle Hotels executive, would even now be in jail awaiting his sentencing. As it was, Grissom had to watch Lessor fly away, effectively getting away with the murder of Erica Hardy, his mistress, for the time being. However, a short time later, Grissom had ...
CSI: Body of Evidence
The week begins for most people on Monday morning, but CSIs Catherine Willows and Nick Stokes are just ending their Sunday night shift when they get a call to go out to a local advertising agency because one of the partner's personal assistant has found child pornography on her boss's printer. The investigation is instantly difficult because several of the employees are on vacation and it is impossible to tell who was in the office over the weekend. ...

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CSI: Double Dealer
When a vacationing 'John Smith' is shot twice in the head in a hotel off the strip, the politicians are all over Grissom to get this case solved and to get it solved fast. Dead tourists are bad for business, after all. The murder is also panicking the townspeople because it looks like a mob hit, as the victim was shot execution style and then shot again to complete the signature of a famous old Mob executioner who dropped off the face of the earth about ...
CSI: Sin City
When Lynn Pierce didn't show up at her friend's house as promised, Millie Blair knew that something was wrong. And when Millie listened to the tape that Lynn had placed in her safekeeping, she convinced her husband to go with her to report that Lynn was missing. Ordinarily, the police would not investigate a missing persons report when that person had only been missing for 7 hours, but after listening to the tape, where Lynn's husband Owen threatened to ...
Majic Man
This is the story of uncovering a washington conspiracy involving UFO's and the death of a high official...
Quarry's Greatest Hits
Five Star, Oct 2003, 25.95, 261pp ISBN: 1594140618 This anthology consist of one strong novel and four delightful shorts starring a hit man who suffers no remorse as he sees this as a means of earning a buck. “Primary Target”. In his thirties, Quarry is retired from his kill for pay job. He lives comfortable in Paradise Lake, Wisconsin running an in inn with his young pregnant wife Linda. A client offers Quarry $1 million to assassinate ...


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