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Par Betty Neels. 1990
Lucy wasn't a bright career girl like her two sisters. All she wanted was to find a man she loved…and settle down with him. But Mr Right seemed to be peculiarly elusive. Until the day she encountered paediatrician William Thurloe. Not that she had the faintest hope of ever attracting his interest with the glamorous Fiona as direct competition! 1990.
Par Patricia Daniels Cornwell. 2008
Massachusetts State Investigator Win Garano is given one of his most challenging cases yet when he is asked to investigate…the death of a young British woman murdered more than forty years ago. Assumed to be a victim of the Boston Strangler, Janie Brolin was raped and left for dead in 1962. With no DNA and sketchy police records, this is a case that will test Garano to his limits. 2008. (Win Garano novels ; 2)
Par Jeffery Deaver. 2000
Quadriplegic criminalist Lincoln Rhyme is in North Carolina for experimental surgery, when he and his colleague Amelia Sachs are recruited…for a local case. An odd teen nicknamed "Insect Boy" has killed a youth and kidnapped two young women, and the cops can't find him. Violence and strong language. Bestseller. Sequel to “The coffin dancer”, followed by “The stone monkey“. 2000.
Par Barbara Cartland. 1994
Lady Cordelia and her brother, the Earl of Hunstanton, had sailed with Captain Mark Stanton to Valetta where the Earl…was to become a Knight of the Order of St John. Afterwards he wanted his sister to enter the Convent of St Romanica. As Cordelia remembered and felt again the strange wonder that Stanton's kisses had aroused in her, she realised she could never contemplate becoming a nun. 1994.
Par Jeffery Deaver. 1999
New Years Eve, 1999 and Washington D.C. is under siege by a madman. If 20 million dollars is not paid…by midnight, random massacres will proceed every four hours. It is up to bookish document analyst Parker Kincaid to decipher the clues in the ransom note to identify and defeat the killer. Some descriptions of violence. 1999.
Par Stephen King. 2005
On an island off the coast of Maine, a man is found dead. There's no identification on the body. Only…the dogged work of a pair of local newspapermen and a graduate student in forensics turns up any clues. But that's just the beginning of the mystery. Because the more they learn about the man and the baffling circumstances of his death, the less they understand. 2005.
Par Jeffery Deaver. 1998
New York Police Department criminalist Lincoln Rhyme and his student Amelia Sachs lead the hunt for a serial killer who…changes his appearance with each murder, except for a tattoo of the Grim Reaper waltzing in front of a coffin. Descriptions of violence. Sequel to “The bone collector“, followed by “The empty chair“. c1998.
Par Betty Neels. 1997
Leonora Crosby was irritated to be always caught out in awkward moments by the new village GP, James Galbraith. She…was engaged to Tony, but James's stalwart support as Leonora tried to keep her parents' decrepit manor house running smoothly made her doubt the wisdom of her engagement. Even so, there was little point in admitting she loved James, when he showed so little sign of caring for her. 1997.
Par Betty Neels. 1990
"You have no family, no home and no prospect of marrying". Professor Duert ter Laan-Luitinga's solution to Venetia's problems was…for her to marry him; a marriage of convenience for both partners. Foolishly she agreed, and found herself wishing with all her heart that the stranger whom she had married would one day grow to care for her as much as she loved him. 1990.
Par Jeffery Deaver. 2009
Quadriplegic New York criminalist Lincoln Rhyme and detective Amelia Sachs search for a sadistic serial killer called the Watchmaker who…leaves clocks beside his victims. Amelia is also involved in proving a businessman's suicide is actually a homicide and finds herself targeted for murder. Violence and strong language. Bestseller. Sequel to “The twelfth card“, followed by “The broken window“. 2006. (Lincoln Rhyme ; 7)
Par Betty Neels. 1989
Suzannah Lightfoot was alone in the world, when Guy Bowers-Bentinck came to her rescue. "He's so tiresome and ill-tempered and…impatient and he must hate the sight of me", Suzannah reflected as fate kept throwing them together. It was because of this she wasn't prepared to join the queue of females wanting to marry him, wasn't it? 1989.
Par Jeffery Deaver. 2001
Silicon Valley computer genius--and sociopath--Jon "Phate" Holloway plays deadly real-life video games: he hacks into computers and kills their owners.…The state police Computer Crimes Unit turns to imprisoned hacker Wyatt Gillette, who traces his former colleague's moves. But a traitor exists. Strong language and some violence. 2001.
Par Jeffery Deaver. 1997
Lincoln Rhyme is one of the world's foremost forensic criminologists. He is also a quadriplegic, paralyzed from the neck down.…The cop who could once look at a crime scene and find the clues about a killer that no one else could see is now strapped in his bed and actually planning suicide, when he gets a call he can't ignore from his old partner on the force. Some descriptions of sex, strong language, and explicit descriptions of violence. Followed by “The coffin dancer”. 1998, c1997.
Par Jeffery Deaver. 2009
Rhyme's cousin has been arrested for murder. The evidence clearly shows he did it, but Rhyme agrees to check things…out. It turns out that the cousin along with other people has been wrongly convicted because the true killer knows every single detail about the lives of the victims he kills and the men he sets up to take the fall for those crimes. This allows him to get close to the victims under false pretenses, murder or rape, and escape safely. And then he sets up others to take the fall for his crimes, planting incontrovertible evidence. Rhyme, Sachs and the rest of the team have to find out who at the huge, ominous data mining company is getting access to this information. Meanwhile the villain - known only by a number to us - realizes he's being pursued and turns his knowledge of data and information into a weapon. Sequel to "The cold moon"; followed by "The burning wire". Includes strong language. 2009. (Lincoln Rhyme ; 8)
Par Jeffery Deaver. 2008
A spring night in a small town in Wisconsin. A call to police emergency from a distant lake house is…cut short. A phone glitch or something more sinister? Off-duty deputy Brynn McKenzie leaves her family's dinner table and drives up to the deserted lake to find out. 2008.
Par Patricia Daniels Cornwell. 1994
The discovery of the corpse of an eleven-year-old girl sends shock waves through the small community of Black Mountain, a…sleepy little town in North Carolina. Dr Kay Scarpetta, working on a similar case in Virginia, is called in to apply her forensic skills to this latest atrocity, but the apparent simplicity of the case proves something of a poisoned chalice. Contains violence. 1994.
Par Patricia Daniels Cornwell. 2005
Le docteur Kay Scarpetta s'est installée en Floride. Elle a quitté la médecine légale institutionnelle pour l'expertise privée. Pourtant, elle…va devoir revenir dans cette ville de Richmond qui lui a tourné le dos cinq ans plus tôt. Sur place, des surprises désagréables l'attendent. La démolition de ses anciens bureaux est presque achevée ; le médecin-légiste expert qui lui a succédé est un parfait incompétent ; son ancien assistant en chef est plongé dans des problèmes personnels qu'il refuse d'aborder. Privée de l'assistance de Wesley et de sa nièce Lucy, Scarpetta doit se résoudre à élucider les causes du décès d'une adolescente de quatorze ans. Elle doit démêler l'écheveau des pistes, traquer des signes suspects afin de révéler une vérité qu'elle ne parviendra peut-être pas à tolérer. 2005. Titre uniforme: Trace.
Par Betty Neels. 1995
Araminta Smith had first met Professor Jason Lister when she was hired to look after his niece and nephew. Knowing…that her plain but honest looks weren't about to catch her a husband, she was intrigued by the distinguished surgeon's interest in her. Since he was also a confirmed bachelor, the professor's proposal had come as an even greater surprise. A marriage between them, as he pointed out to her, would be infinitely practical - and Araminta was nothing if not practical. But then... what about love? 1995.
Par Kathy Reichs, Dominique Haas, Viviane Mikhalkov. 2014
Une jeune fille est trouvée morte sur le bord d’une route, écrasée par une voiture. Sans papiers, visiblement étrangère. Sud-américaine,…Caucasienne? Tempe est chargée de l’identification. Au même moment, des chiens momifiés en provenance d’Amérique du Sud sont confisqués à la douane. Tempe suit la piste d’un vétéran, amer et défiguré, qui en fait l’importation. Curieux trafic. 2014. Titre uniforme: Bones of the lost.
Par Cathy Marie Hake. 2010
Woman physician Taylor Bestman receives a cold welcome from the citizens of Gooding, Texas, and especially from Karl Van der…Vort, the town blacksmith, who becomes her first patient ... against his will. Though hesitant to believe in Taylor's doctoring skills, Karl finds himself oddly protective of this surprising and determined woman. 2010.