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The Edge Of Malice

Author : David P. Miraldi
ISBN : 1633886328
Genre : Law
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Marie seems to have it all: a devoted husband, two wonderful children, and a professional career. But all of that changes when she drives her car into the darkened parking lot of a fast food restaurant. After she lowers her car window to place an order at the drive-thru, a man suddenly appears and places a gun at her temple. What follows is every woman's worst nightmare. The Edge of Malice is a true story about struggle, determination, and a quest for justice. The author, an attorney, places the reader into the swirling currents of the courtroom where no outcome is ever certain. But the story does not conclude when the legal battle is over. The reader follows Marie as she struggles to resolve the unrelenting anger that the legal system has been unable to extinguish. In the end, Marie's journey to find inner peace is as improbable as it is transformative.
Category: Law

A Shade Of Vampire 66

Author : Bella Forrest
ISBN : 1726698327
Genre : Angels
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"We'd accomplished so much. We'd fought a good fight. But now, things were getting dirty..." Reunite with the Shadians in the pulse-pounding Book 7 of Season 8. Order now! *Beware of spoilers in the reviews below that are without spoiler alerts*
Category: Angels

Malice

Author : Griffin Hayes
ISBN : 9780987806802
Genre : Fiction
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Category: Fiction

The Malice Of Waves

Author : Mark Douglas-Home
ISBN : 9781405923606
Genre : Fiction
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Investigator Cal McGill uses his knowledge of tides, winds and currents to solve mysteries no-one else can. Five years ago, fourteen-year-old Max Wheeler disappeared from a remote Scottish island. None of the six police and private investigations since have shed any light on what happened. Unable to let go, Max's family call in Cal McGill - known as 'The Sea Detective' - hoping he'll force the sea to give up its secrets. Yet Cal finds he is an outsider to a broken family, and an unwelcome stranger in a village which has endured years of suspicion. Cal knows that a violent storm is approaching. But what he doesn't know is that when it cuts off the island, a killer will see their chance... 'The Malice of Waves is the first novel literally to give me nightmares ... for a crime novel that's surely a mark of distinction' Herald 'Stewing pot of intrigue and mystery . . . another super read' Lovereading 'Really good stuff, full of atmosphere, and accomplished in both prose and plot' Morning Star 'Raises the bar for Scottish crime fiction . . . elegantly written and compelling' Scotsman Praise for the series: 'Promises to be a fine series of detective novels' Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month 'This always entertaining and gripping mystery' Herald 'Simply intoxicating' Library Review
Category: Fiction

Malice

Author : John Gwynne
ISBN : 9780230767270
Genre : Fiction
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Called a 'Hell of a debut' by bestselling author Conn Iggulden, Malice by John Gwynne is the first in The Faithful and the Fallen series. Young Corban watches enviously as boys become warriors, learning the art of war. He yearns to wield his sword and spear to protect his king’s realm. But that day will come all too soon. Only when he loses those he loves will he learn the true price of courage. The Banished Lands has a violent past where armies of men and giants clashed in battle, the earth running dark with their heartsblood. Although the giant-clans were broken in ages past, their ruined fortresses still scar the land. But now giants stir anew, the very stones weep blood and there are sightings of giant wyrms. Those who can still read the signs see a threat far greater than the ancient wars. Sorrow will darken the world, as angels and demons make it their battlefield. Then there will be a war to end all wars. High King Aquilus summons his fellow kings to council, seeking an alliance in this time of need. Prophesy indicates darkness and light will demand two champions, the Black Sun and the Bright Star. They would be wise to seek out both, for if the Black Sun gains ascendancy, mankind’s hopes and dreams will fall to dust.
Category: Fiction

Web Of Malice

Author : Victoria M. Patton
ISBN : 9781946934116
Genre : Fiction
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The past doesn't always stay in the past. Sometimes it comes back with a vengeance. Rachel Burrows went for a run. Now she lays at the end of a trail gutted from her groin to her throat. Lt. Damien Kaine stares at the beautiful woman. Her last breath taken alone and scared. The killing has the earmark of a serial killer from over a decade ago. But something isn’t adding up. Before Damien can give Rachel his undivided attention, he receives a message. A silent killer from the past, hellbent on revenge, is back in Chicago. Forcing Damien to put his career on the line to end this killer’s reign of terror. Keeping secrets from his team of detectives and his family, Damien breaks more laws than he can count and unknowingly puts those he loves in more danger. After being placed on mandatory suspension from his position as head of the Vicious Crimes Unit, he must decide how far he is willing to go to keep those he cares about safe. When he realizes that Dillon's life hangs in the balance, the choice is easy. He will risk everything to save her. But Damien's choices weave a web of danger that he never expected. His actions may cost him more than his job or the woman he loves. It may cost him his life. If you like police procedurals that mimic real life investigations, then this book/series is for you. Buy Web of Malice today. All books in this series: Innocence Taken Confession of Sin Fatal Dominion Web of Malice Blind Vengeance *Each book is a standalone story and can be read out of order. However, you will get more character insight reading from book 1* Victoria M. Patton combines forensics and police work with just enough humor and sizzling romance in her books. Her unique way of writing will have you on a roller coaster ride of emotions and keep you turning pages well past your bedtime. Visit VictoriaMPatton.com to learn more about her and sign up for sneak peaks of her books, what murders she’s plotting, and what whiskey she is currently drinking.
Category: Fiction

Heart Of Malice

Author : C. Billie Brunson
ISBN : 9781503568716
Genre : Fiction
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Heart of Malice is the story of Elvis Thaddeus Proctor, a kind, law-abiding man who through criminal and surgical circumstance inherits the heart of a sociopathic serial killer. Under the diabolical influence of this heart, Elvis is compelled to enact vile offenses upon humans and animals alike. More importantly, Heart of Malice is the bittersweet story of Elvis’ best friend, Jason Slane, who happens to have a heart of gold. It is too bad that it remains hidden behind a pattern of erotic pursuits. Through Jason, Elvis finds a potential solution to his dilemma in the spunky and lovely person of Monica Coy. Soon, though, he moves to end their relationship out of concern for her life. Elvis then experiments with family activities, a popular recreational substance and aerobics, all aimed at purging his heinous inclinations. These fail. At this point, Monica learns through traumatic experience of the ill-begotten affliction suffered by the man she holds dear. During this time, Jason also becomes reluctantly aware of his friend’s horrible predicament. He makes a valiant attempt to save Elvis from an entity he cannot comprehend. But through this endeavor his true heart, at last, is able to shine.
Category: Fiction

Malice Of The Soul

Author : Brian Ball
ISBN : 9781479403394
Genre : Fiction
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When elderly Mrs. Peters appears to suffer a stroke at her Nursing Home, only Diana Knightson realizes the truth. Her young colleague Marguerite Friend deliberately terrified the old woman! For the beautiful girl is working toward her own evil agenda... Amongst their office colleagues, only Diana believes that Marguerite is not as she seems. And when Diana's fiance Phil Walsh is seduced by Marguerite and turned against her, she knows she is in mortal danger. But after Mrs. Peters' death, Diana gains an unexpected ally -- Jarvis Peters, the old woman's son, who is determined to avenge his mother’s murder. For only together can they fight the forces of evil!
Category: Fiction

Beyond Malice

Author : Rebecca Forster
ISBN :
Genre : Fiction
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Unlike her sister Nora, attorney Amanda Cross has worked hard for what little she has. When Nora is accused of murdering a partner's wife she is abandoned by the legal community and reluctantly turns to Amanda for a defense. With the help of an investigator with a chip on his shoulder, outgunned Amanda must peel away the protective layers of those who are beyond reproach and save her sister.
Category: Fiction

Acts Of Malice

Author : Perri O'Shaughnessy
ISBN : 0307422771
Genre : Fiction
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The New York Times bestselling Nina Reilly novels have dazzled both readers and critics with their crackling blend of legal suspense and taut human drama. Now Perri O'Shaughnessy, hailed as "smart", "gripping", and "complex" by the San Francisco Chronicle, brings us her best--and most explosive--Nina Reilly novel yet. Amid the sparkling snow-swept mountains of Lake Tahoe, Nina Reilly has made a home, juggling the demands of her one-woman law practice and raising a teenage son alone. Now Nina has taken on a case that will threaten everything she holds dear, drawing her into a tangled web of loyalties and alliances within one of Lake Tahoe's most prominent families. Her client: a man accused of murdering his own brother--on the ski slopes of Tahoe. The law says Nina must give Jim Strong the best possible defense. But Strong's family has turned violently against him, and suddenly Nina is at the center of the storm. As she works a flawed and troubling case and gets swept into an unexpected love affair, the two sides of Nina's life come crashing together...in the ultimate act of malice. From the Paperback edition.
Category: Fiction

A Certain Malice

Author : Jake Page
ISBN : 9780307789181
Genre : Fiction
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“Jake Page is one of the Southwest’s most distinguished writers.”—The Denver Post A bizarre murder leaves two teenagers dead in a desert arroyo, their naked bodies side by side, face up under the New Mexican sun. Near them, etched in stone, is a symbol unlike any Native American marking. What does it signify? The puzzle is made to order for Mo Bowdre's quirky and capacious intelligence. But Bowdre, a wildlife sculptor and occasional sleuth, may be in over his head, as he becomes embroiled in a possible case of ritual killing—and a certain malice. . . . Praise for A Certain Malice “In a long tradition of oddball amateur detectives, the flamboyant Bowdre is a welcome addition. He’s certainly offbeat and larger than life.”—L.A. Life “Page’s mysteries are standouts.”—The Houston Chronicle “Move over, Tony Hillerman”—The Seattle Times/Post-Intelligencer
Category: Fiction

Malice And Remorse

Author : Zachary M. Gard
ISBN : 9781462006892
Genre : Fiction
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For Jack Gardner, everything in his life seems to be going perfectly. He marries his college sweetheart, Melanie Stole; begins a promising career; and has the blessing of long-time best friend, Craig Sanderson. But Jack’s perfect life shatters the day his wife is raped and murdered— allegedly by Craig, a man he has known and been friends with for most of his life. With his wife’s murder and his friend’s betrayal, Jack struggles to cope. Through a horrific trial, Jack relives the tragedy as the prosecution’s star witness. Craig’s conviction seems certain, but Joseph West, Craig’s defense attorney, and rookie police officer Travis Denton think there is much more to the story. The details just don’t add up. They investigate endlessly looking for new leads to solve what they believe to be a case of wrongful accusation. As West and Denton begin to unravel the case, they are shocked to learn the secrets of why the woman was killed, and they come to grips with the idea that people are not always who they appear to be.
Category: Fiction

M Is For Malice

Author : Sue Grafton
ISBN : 9780330524629
Genre : Fiction
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M is for Malice is the thirteenth in the Kinsey Millhone mystery series by Sue Grafton. 'M' is for Malek Construction, the $40 million company that grew out of modest soil to become one of the big three in California. 'M' is for Malek family: four sons now nearing middle age who stand to inherit a fortune – four men with very different temperaments and needs, linked only by blood and money. Eighteen years ago, one of them – angry, troubled and in trouble – went missing. 'M' is for Millhone, now hired to trace that missing black sheep brother. And, in brutal consequence, 'M' is for murder . . .
Category: Fiction

With Malice Toward None

Author : Olive Beatrice Muir
ISBN : NYPL:33433076050420
Genre : American fiction
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Category: American fiction

High Marks For Malice

Author : Carolyn Keene
ISBN : 9781481424813
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Nancy and Ned visit the prestigious Basson College to see their friend Linc Sheffield. But when they arrive, they discover Linc lying unconscious after a mysterious accident, and Nancy and Ned become embroiled in a case of bogus degrees, blackmail, and murder!
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Random Acts Of Malice

Author : George R. Hopkins
ISBN : 9781499084948
Genre : Fiction
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Homicide detective Tom Cavanaugh is tasked with investigating the truth behind threatening letters sent from a prisoner in a womens correctional facility to a childhood friend, now a criminal judge. Are the threats real or the imagination of a prisoner looking for preferential treatment? The urgency of the investigation increases as, one by one, people involved with the manslaughter conviction of a woman who tied a ten-month-old child to a radiator start dying. As Cavanaugh tries to unravel the murders and find the person or persons behind them, his brother, Jesuit priest Jack Bennis, joins the hunt as he thinks he knows the assassin is someone who once tried to kill him and has a personal grudge against him.
Category: Fiction

Absinthe Of Malice

Author : Pat Browning
ISBN : 9780982144312
Genre : Fiction
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Old crimes come back to haunt a small California town in this intriguing urban cozy. ABSINTHE OF MALICE introduces Penny Mackenzie, Lifestyle reporter for The Pearl Outrider, and a cast of unforgettable characters who find their lives turned upside down when old secrets and new secrets all come to light after chance discovery of a skeleton in a cotton field leads to murder...and romance.
Category: Fiction

In Malice Quite Close

Author : Brandi Lynn Ryder
ISBN : 9781101517611
Genre : Fiction
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A haunting and sophisticated debut in which priceless art and unspeakable desires converge. French ex-pat Tristan Mourault is the wealthy, urbane heir to a world- renowned collection of art-and an insatiable voyeur enamored with Karen Miller, a fifteen-year-old girl from a working-class family in San Francisco. Deciding he must "rescue" Karen from her unhappy circumstances, Tristan kidnaps her and stages her death to mask his true crime. Years later, Karen is now "Gisele" and the pair lead an opulent life in idyllic and rarefied Devon, Washington. But when Nicola, Gisele's young daughter, stumbles upon a secret cache of paintings-all nudes of Gisele-Tristan's carefully constructed world begins to crumble. As Nicola grapples with the tragedy that follows, she crosses paths with Amanda Miller, who comes to Devon to investigate the portraits' uncanny resemblance to her long-lost sister. Set against a byzantine backdrop of greed, artifice, and dangerous manipulations, In Malice, Quite Close is an intoxicating debut that keeps its darkest secrets until the very last page.
Category: Fiction

The Edge Of Panic

Author : Marilyn Edwards
ISBN : 9781479737420
Genre : Fiction
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Dawn strolled over to another wall where a large, framed, penciled drawing presented a grinning skull, a transparent round pipe with smoke curling from it, and a horned skull with hollow eyes that appeared to be laughing at her, like the phantom of her nightmare. Devoid of color, gray and white swirls of smoke depicted illusionary demons-there were demons in the smoke. The artwork, a little on the dark side, seemed almost symbolic. She remembered a time, not so very long ago, when Preston City was the safest place to live. Then drugs became more than a troubling issue. Van Morrison and Bob Kaley invaded their town and death walked stealthily through the halls of their school, out onto their quiet streets. They had arrived in town at about the same time last year, a simple coincidence? Van Morrison, a drug pusher on the south side, Bob Kaley, a respected teacher in her school. It seemed unlikely the two would have any connection. Still, she had her suspicions. Dawn wondered if it was her imagination working overtime linking a social studies teacher to disreputable drug pusher.
Category: Fiction