Tag Archive: crime

Book Review : The Many Lives of Ruby Iyer (Ruby Iyer #1)by Laxmi Hariharan

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When her best friend is kidnapped, Ruby will stop at nothing to rescue him. Criminals run the streets of Bombay. Jam-packed with the worst degenerates. The city is a shell of the pride and joy it used to be.
Ruby knows something must be done, but it isn’t until her best friend is kidnapped by the despotic Dr. Braganza that she knows that she and she alone must save city, save her best friend, save the world from total destruction. Armed only with with Vikram, a cop-turned-rogue they are about to embark on a road they may never return from. (official synopsis)

Book Review : Liars Inc.by Paula Stokes

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Max Cantrell has never been a big fan of the truth, so when the opportunity arises to sell forged permission slips and cover stories to his classmates, it sounds like a good way to make a little money and liven up a boring senior year. With the help of his friends Preston and Parvati, Max starts Liars, Inc. When Preston wants his own cover story to go visit a girl he met online, Max doesn’t think twice about hooking him up. Until Preston never comes home. Then the evidence starts to pile up—terrifying clues that lead the cops to Preston’s body. Terrifying clues that point to Max as the murderer. Can Max find the real killer before he goes to prison for a crime he didn’t commit? (official synopsis)

Book Review: A Murder of Magpies by Judith Flanders

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It’s just another day at the office for London book editor Samantha “Sam” Clair. Checking jacket copy for howlers, wondering how to break it to her star novelist that her latest effort is utterly unpublishable, lunch scheduled with gossipy author Kit Lowell, whose new book will dish the juicy dirt on a recent fashion industry scandal. Little does she know the trouble Kit’s book will cause-before it even goes to print. When police Inspector Field turns up at the venerable offices of Timmins & Ross, asking questions about a package addressed to Sam, she knows something is wrong. Now Sam’s nine-to-five life is turned upside down as she finds herself propelled into a criminal investigation. Someone doesn’t want Kit’s manuscript published and unless Sam can put the pieces together in time, they’ll do anything to stop it.(official Synopsis)

Book review: Clara’s Song (Haunted Minds #2) by John Hennessy

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Be careful what you wish for.Clara Bayliss dreams of escaping her boring marriage. When her car fails to start after a freakish accident, her fantasy has every chance of becoming the reality.Rescued by the very man she thought had been killed, she takes a ride into the unknown with him, and has no intention of returning home.Her husband isn’t pleased about being dumped. Especially when he finds out the news she’s been keeping from him.And then, there’s a song, the one that Clara would play whenever she needed freeing from a world full of despair.Clara’s Song.It would make her feel good. Strong. Independent. Fearless.Only…her rescuer knows the song too, and for him, it means something else entirely…A dark, psychotic mystery thriller, full of suspense, lost dreams and total paranoia from which there is no escape. A place where marriage really can be murder….

Book Review: The Girl Who Wouldn’t Die by Marnie Riches

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When a bomb explodes at the University of Amsterdam, aspiring criminologist Georgina McKenzie is asked by the police to help flush out the killer.But the bomb is part of a much bigger, more sinister plot that will have the entire city quaking in fear. And the killer has a very special part for George to play…(official synopsis)

Book Review: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

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Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. “Jess and Jason,” she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost. And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good? (official synopsis)

Book Review: Silent Scream (D.I. Kim Stone, #1) by Angela Marsons

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First there was the murder of a school principal and then came the case of another murder by a slashed throat and both shared a familiar background of having worked in a children’s home that was burned to ashes years ago but when there is a third body, the case takes a very deadly shape and Kim Stone will go to any lengths to find out the truth behind the sudden murder of all these previous employees of a burned children’s home even if it means digging up bones

Book Review : The Warrior’s Debt (Warriors series, #4) by Ty Patterson

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A serial killer stalks New York city, one whose only weapon is a wooden bat. He grows increasingly brutal with each kill and disappears into the shadows afterwards.The NYPD’s investigation is going nowhere and in desperation they turn to someone who has some knowledge of killing.The NYPD’s hunter pursues terrorists, gangsters, killers of all kinds. He is an assassin himself.However even he makes no progress and hopes that the killer makes a mistake.The killer makes it personal instead.The killer already has the hunter on his radar and has ordered a new set of bats.Then begins a game of Last Killer Standing. (official synopsis)

Three Tales of Vampires (A Tale of Vampires 1-3) by John Hennessy

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Collection of John Hennessy’s first three novels in the Tale of Vampire series, Murderous little darlings, The blood and the raven and Innocent while she sleeps

Book review: Heavenly Vision by Koos Verkaik

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Ages ago a ship mysteriously disappeared along the shores of cape of hope and the only survivor claims that it was an aftereffect of opening a mysterious power box and now at a science conference years later, the box appears starting a frenzy that the apocalypse is near. The power would annihilate everything in its path. The threat intensifies after the scientist who brought the power box disappears. SO is the world finally coming to an end?

Book Review : Jack Spade: Dream Detective by Carl A. Chase

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James Harper has a world of dreams that moves with him everywhere and in this dream world he is not James Harper but an aced detective by the name Jack Spade. Right now jack spade is a very strange case that revolve around his new girlfriend Lauren Jefferson. A case where a young socialite is found murdered leaving a whole lot of chaos back.

Book Review: .40 Cal Sayulita by Marcus Schantz

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He never thought that a trip to Mexico with his girlfriend would turn out to be one of the most dangerous trips of his life. So much that his life is hanging by a thread and he is forced to pick up weapons to protect himself and his girlfriend’s life

Book Review: Auditory Viewpoint by Lillian R. Melendez

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Cyber crime is on its rise and everyday tonnes of people suffer from this malice and end up losing their earning and even identity. Even the modern justice system is fighting against this malice but finding it hard. What happens when you become a victim of identity theft and to make it worse comes with a hidden vengeance. who can you trust and where can you hide?

Book Review: Chemical Attraction by Christina Thompson

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Madeline Pierce stumbles upon an illegal activity in her company and caught up in the middle, she seeks help from FBI but what she got in return was more than she could handle. Joseph Roberts had been popular for two things, his efficiency with woman and solving the trickiest of the cases but when circumstances force him to work with Madeline, his proficiency in both the field seems to be on a threat. At one end is a case that is unlike anything he has dealt before and a woman who is nothing like he had seen before.

Book Review : Haunted Love by Jessica Frances

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Thea was murdered and it would have been another case of a serial killer victim drowned under the cold case files had not she returned back as a ghost, visible only to one person, The detective in charge of her case. For Aiden, the detective it would have been another murder case had not the victim herself returned from the dead and followed him everywhere forcing him to find her murderer. What follows is a tug of war between sanity, romance and realty and a relationship that crosses all boundaries.

Book Review: The Murderer’s Smile by Kevin D’Onofrio

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He had everything. A loving family. A successful career. Money, fame, followers, in fact so much that there were billboards all around the country that proclaimed him to be “The most trusted man”. All that until he was arrested for the murder of his pregnant wife and son. How did the most trusted man and popular News Anchor went on to become “The Death Anchor” ? and most importantly. Did he really kill his wife?

Book Review: Black Ops Chronicles: Dead Men Don’t by Pepper O’Neal

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Anderson Merritt may be the daughter of a crime Lord but that does not ensure her safety when she is kidnapped. Only one man can save her, and in spite of what she has heard about him or what she thinks about him, she have to entrust him to get her to safety.

Book Review : Death on Canal Street (Detective Byone Series #4) by Ricardo Fleshman

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Detective Byone is back and this time he is being chased by somebody that even he is not able to brush off easily. While guarding age old historical artifacts, Byone has to race against time to stop the piling bodies and also to save himself and his partner, when his enemies refuses to leave any trick untried in grabbing the artifacts

Book Review : Skeletal by Katherine Hayton

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On a construction site, couple of workers stumble upon a body. Well not exactly a body but the remains of it after being buried and left for 10 years to find. Meet Daina Harrow. What follows is a coroner’s trial to find out what happened to her and who exactly Daina Harrow was.

Book Review : The Warrior Code (Warriors series #3) by Ty Patterson

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Twin sisters Megan and Beth Petersons are attacked while they were enjoying a trekking trip in Yellowstone park. while at first glance it looked like a random incident, a repeat attack made everyone have a second look at this incident and it is then that deeper conspiracies are dug out and with each secrets the danger gets closer grip on the twins and there is only one person who could save them.

Book Review: The Reluctant Warrior (Warrior series, #2) by Ty Patterson

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There is a new gang emerging in the world of crimes that are becoming untouchable and dangerous as the day passes and to add to the chaos there is a mole in the investigation team that is helping the gang and even weakening FBI and NYPD with suspicions and pointing fingers. To solve this and to bring this upcoming gangsters to ground, the need a strong force.

Movie review: John wick

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A dangerous man who once had left his past and the dark world of assassins behind is brought back to his old days when he is forced to face a new evil.

Book review : Headhunters by Jo Nesbø, Don Bartlett

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Roger brown is the best in his field. An accomplished Headhunter, his selections are the golden words and no candidate he has ever chosen for a post has ever gone home empty handed but on a personal front, his luxury lifestyle is pushing him into debts and to survive this, Roger has a secret life. But things turn ugly when he meets the wrong person

Book Review: Murderous Little Darlings (A Tale of Vampires, #1) by John Hennessy

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Three siblings who were orphaned on birth struggles with the fact that they are vampires and have to make certain choices ,even if it makes them turn against each other.

Wattpad Book Review : Bound by Blood

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Light was never ordinary. Her mother a crazed lunatic obsessed with perfection and dolls, her hatred for the impure is strong. Trying to create the perfect doll family. Beaten and wounded light slowly turns phsyco. Losing her mind to the voices in her head turning her into the murderous doll her mother can be proud of. Until she meets one of Mothers new dolls, then things really do turn to the worse. Dolls to murders to asylums what else could possibly go wrong?

Asian Tv: Bad Guys (korean)

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Three fugitives are being scouted by a police officer to support him in his investigation regarding a serial killer who is terrorizing the streets. But how far can you trust a group of serial killers to hunt another one before all hell breaks loose.

Wattpad Book Review: Consumed

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Lucy Hanson thought it was a plain journal left behind by some previous owners until she realizes the contents were far from someone’s scribbling or fantasy. It was confessions. Confessions and chronicles of murders done by the serial killer O, who has been terrorizing the city with gruesome murders. How far can you go before the danger comes knocking at your door?

Wattpad Book Review: Bones of the Demon King (The demon King#1)

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There is a serial killer out on the loose named “The Demon King” and the person who gave him this name is a reporter called Eva Lewis. As a journalist, it was the best case she could have bargained for untill the killer struck home.

Book Review: One Kick by Chelsea Cain (Kick Lannigan #1)

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kick Lannigan had barely got control of her life back from the terrible past that had been haunting her.she was abducted at a very young age and to be discovered only six years later. while undergoing and recovering through various therapies to find her sanity back, she is forced to face her past once again, when her assistance and experience is required to help clue in a recent abduction spree that is shocking the nation.much in the likes of what had happened to her years back.

Book Review: Blood Of My Blood (Jasper Dent #3)

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The trilogy finale brings Jasper Dent face to face with his worst fears. His father. At one end he has this urge to kill his father but on the other hand he knows that one little misstep and he will end up being the one thing that he has avoid becoming his entire life. A serial Killer. Things in the finale has gone worst making Jasper take measures that will stain him for life.

Book Review: Game by Barry Lyga (Jasper Dent #2)

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In this sequel to I hunt Killers, Japser Dent is being roped in by New York Police department to assist them in a recent events of murders terrorizing the city. Along with this fact, Jasper also has to deal with the fact that his father has escaped prison and it is not far when he will have to come face to face with his serial killer father

Book Review: I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga (Jasper Dent#1)

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Jasper Dent’s father is world’s most dangerous serial killer and his idea of taking his son to work was making him an assistant in many of his murder stints. But now that his father is in jail, he has to struggle with people’s fear and repulsion towards his family and father. To make matters worse there is a series of murders that is following the same path as of his dad’s.Trying to overrun everything that his psychotic dad had ever taught him, he has to set himself and the truth free.

Book Review: Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick

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Two girls on a trekking trip get caught in a blizzard and the only escape that they have is an abandoned shelter with two boys. While prospect of getting saved from the cold and the black ice everywhere is inviting and alluring, Little do they know that a danger has presented itself in form of aid.

Book Review: How to Lead a Life of Crime by Kristen Miller

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Flick has survived and excelled living in the streets with his trusted skills in pick pocketing and facing troubles head on but now he has an opportunity in front of him. To go back to school. But Mandel Academy is no ordinary school. It is where you are taught to learn the skills required to excel in the world of crime without breaking a sweat. But in life there are no free lunches.