In the wake of the suspicious death of a prominent Sea Haven, New Jersey, resident on the opening day of a new boardwalk roller coaster, straight-arrow cop John Ceepak and his partner Danny Boyle discover links between the case the subsequent death of a beach beauty.
When dead bodies start showing up in shallow graves near Vincent Plum Bail Bonds, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum tries to find the killer before she is the next target, while working to choose between the two men in her life.
Each time he strikes, he takes two victims. He waits for the first victim to be discovered -- a body containing all the clues investigators need to find the second victim, who counts the seconds .. to a slow but certain death. Now, two girls have disappeared, and the deadly countdown begins again. Rookie FBI agent Kimberly Quincy knows the killer's deadline can be met -- but she'll have to break some rules to do it.
Returning home from a trip to Paris, Boston medical examiner Maura Isles confronts a nightmarish scene. Police cruisers line her street and slumped in a car at the end of Maura's driveway is a dead woman, her head bloodied by a gunshot wound. Cops and neighbors gape at her as she approaches. Only when Maura looks at the victim does she understand why everyone is so shocked by her arrival....
Anna Pigeon is a law enforcement officer with the United States National Park Service. Each book in the series takes place in a different National Park, where Pigeon solves a murder mystery, often related to natural resource issues. She is a satirical, witty woman. There are currently 19 books in the series. The library has 5 so far.
Hieronymus “Harry” Bosch – a Los Angeles Police Department detective who retired and became a private investigator for a couple of novels, before returning to LAPD's Open Unsolved Unit, a fictional unit based on LAPD's actual Cold Case Homicide Unit, and later the Robbery Homicide Division (RHD) Homicide Special Unit. Bosch discovers he is the half brother of attorney Mickey Haller and the two are featured in several books. There are currently 23 books in the series. The library has 1 title in the series but others by the author.
Michael "Mickey" Haller, Junior is
literary character created by Michael Conne
lly for the 2005 novel The Lincoln Lawyer. Haller, a Los Angeles-based defense attorney is the paternal half-brother of Connelly's primary character, LAPD Detective Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch.
Mickey Haller Background: Born in 1965 in Los
Angeles to a B-list movie actress from Mexico and
the famous criminal defense attorney, J. Michael
Haller. He was named after his father, who died when Mickey was five. After law school, he worked in the Public Defenders’ Office for about 3 years. He left and went into private practice as a criminal defense attorney, opening up Michael Haller and Associates.There are currently 7 books in the series. The first book, The Lincoln Lawyer, was adapted into a film in 2011 with Matthew McConaughey playing the lead role as Mickey Haller.
Chaos breaks loose when the governor of Virginia orders that speed traps be painted on all highways, warning that speeders will be caught by monitoring aircraft flying overhead. But the eccentric Isle of Tangier in the Chesapeake Bay, responds by declaring war on its own state.
Alex Delaware has the psychologist probing a double murder. A siren lures Delaware and his friend, homicide cop Milo Sturgis, from dinner to a crime scene. An unzipped man and a half-naked woman have been found dead in a convertible parked in the driveway of an empty house. The woman's identity remains a mystery, so the murdered man, Gavin Quick, provides most of the leads, including the man's famous--and
Former Homicide Detective J.P. Beaumont may have cut himself loose from the Seattle police force, but that doesn't mean he's out of the game. As he accompanies his grandmother and her new husband on their honeymoon cruise to Alaska, murder suddenly makes waves. Mistaken for an FBI agent, Beau is inadvertently drawn into the investigation, bringing his skill and sardonic humor to bear on a case where clues are few