The Story of Vicente, Who Murdered His Mother, His Father, and His Sister: Life and Death in Juárez

The intimate tale of a teenager’s homicide of his family members, from award-winning Mexican journalist

In Ciudad Juárez, simply around the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas, sixteen-year-old Vicente and of his highschool associates murdered his mom, his father, and his little sister in chilly blood. via a Truman Capote–like reconstruction of this likely incomprehensible triple homicide, Sandra Rodríguez Nieto paints a haunting and unforgettable portrait of 1 of the main violent towns in the world. This in-depth and harrowing research into the concept strategies of 3 boys leads the reader on an exploration of the town of Juárez, in addition to the drug cartels that experience waged warfare on its streets, in a daring try and clarify the inexplicable.

Ideally certified for telling this tale, Sandra Rodríguez Nieto was once an investigative reporter for the day-by-day newspaper El Diario de Juárez for almost a decade. regardless of large hazard and the assassination of 1 of her closest colleagues, she continued. She didn’t wish the tale of her urban informed completely via international newshounds, simply because, in her phrases, “I be aware of what's beneath the violence.” This publication strains the increase of a countrywide tradition of homicide and bloody retribution, and is a testomony to the intense bravery of its writer. between different issues, the tale of Vicente is an account of ways poverty, political corruption, failing executive associations and US meddling mixed to create an explosion of violence in Juárez.

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A Perfect Square (A Shipshewana Amish Mystery)

By Vannetta Chapman

There’s extra to the old fashioned northern Indiana city of Shipshewana than hand made quilts, Amish-made furnishings, immaculate farms and close-knit households. while a useless woman is located floating in an area pond, homicide is additionally afoot. And Reuben Fisher is in penal complex because the suspect! Reuben refuses to disclose any details, even to transparent himself of against the law Deborah is sure he didn’t devote. So, together with her English pal, Callie―fellow sleuth and proprietor of Daisy’s duvet Shop―Deborah units out to discover the reality. however the secret deepens whilst an aged guy seeks Callie’s assist in discovering his long-lost daughter, lacking because the days of the 1965 Palm Sunday Tornadoes. An previous guy who has misplaced his prior. a tender guy who may possibly lose his destiny. once more Deborah and Callie locate themselves attempting to piece jointly a loopy cover of lives and events―one which can carry unforeseen touches of God’s grace and get to the bottom of the tragedy that has shaken this quiet Amish community.

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Brotherhood in Death

By J. D. Robb

The new novel that includes murder detective Eve Dallas from the number 1 New York Times bestselling writer of Devoted in Death.

Sometimes brotherhood might be one other note for conspiracy. . . .

Dennis Mira simply had disagreeable surprises. First he realized that his cousin Edward used to be secretly assembly with a true property agent approximately their past due grandfather’s outstanding West Village brownstone, regardless of the promise they either made to maintain it within the family members. Then, while he went to the home to confront Edward approximately it, he received a blunt item to the again of the head.

Luckily Dennis is married to Charlotte Mira, the NYPSD’s best profiler and an outstanding pal of Lieutenant Eve Dallas. whilst the 2 arrive at the scene, he explains that the very last thing he observed used to be Edward in a chair, bruised and bloody. whilst he got here to, his cousin was once long past. With the mess wiped clean up and the protection disks got rid of, there’s not anything left at the back of yet a number of strains for forensics to analyze. 

As a former legal professional, pass judgement on, and senator, Edward Mira mingled with the elite and crossed paths with criminals, making enemies usually. Like such a lot of politicians, he additionally made a few very shut neighbors in the back of closed—and locked—doors. yet a badge and a billionaire husband can get you into areas others can’t cross, and Eve intends to polish a few gentle at the soiled offers and darkish factors at the back of the disappearance of a strong guy, the kinfolk discord over a multimillion-dollar piece of actual property . . . and a brand new case that not anyone observed coming.

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Star Spangled Murder (A Lucy Stone Mystery)

By Leslie Meier

Lucy Stone is within the doghouse--with her next-door neighbor, Mrs. Prudence Pratt. apparently Kudo, the Stones' misbehaving mutt, has constructed a flavor for Mrs. Pratt's blue-ribbon profitable chickens, besides an break out artist's expertise for sneaking out. With the Fourth of July arising, Lucy does not are looking to trigger any further fireworks with the crabby Prudence.

one other signal that the loopy days of summer season are in complete swing arrives while a bunch of naturists--a.k.a. nudists--descends on Tinker's Cove, skinny-dipping on the pond that borders Mrs. Pratt's estate, giving her whatever else to bitch approximately. Worse nonetheless, the neighborhood lobstermen are disenchanted approximately poachers--and suspicion falls on Mrs. Pratt's husband and son. Then the July Fourth fireworks are canceled to guard a patch of super infrequent purple-spotted lichen, and Mrs Pratt is the sufferer of successful and run.

Tinker's Cove is filled with suspects, yet none with so own a cause because the Stones. Their feud with Mrs. Pratt has placed them vulnerable to wasting their freedom this Independence Day--unless Lucy can commence issues off with a bang through catching a pink, white and blue killer. . .

compliment for Leslie Meier and Her Lucy Stone Mysteries

"Leslie Meier writes with sparkle and warmth." --Chicago sunlight Times

"Leslie Meier has created the sort of marvelous sequence, I constantly wait for studying the following e-book, and i am by no means disappointed."--I Love a Mystery

"A actually American model of the English 'cozy.'" --Tulsa World

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All's Well That Ends (An Amanda Pepper Mystery)

Barring the standard teenage pranks, all turns out peaceable at Philly Prep, the non-public college in Philadelphia the place Amanda Pepper teaches English. without doubt the cash that looks to be lacking from cash amassed to assist sufferers of a catastrophic storm Down South will happen. most likely the rumor that a few of Amanda's scholars have found the thrills of playing is completely unfounded.

In any case, Amanda has different issues to contemplate. Her husband, deepest investigator C. ok. MacKenzie, is suffering to aid his Louisiana relations reconstruct their post-hurricane lives. Her good friend Sasha's stepmother has simply devoted suicide―although, in accordance with Sasha, Phoebe Ennis could by no means have killed herself, specially no longer whereas having a drink and donning a crimson silk shirt and pink sandals with four-inch heels.

Amanda is not persuaded yet reluctantly has the same opinion to aid examine the woman's loss of life, even though the proof for foul play is slender. actual, the middle-aged compulsive collector of knickknacks wasn't universally enjoyed. Phoebe's personal son hated her and he or she bored her pals to dying with tricks of her “royal” lineage. And with 4 marriages in the back of her, she used to be already getting ready to announce her renewed availability on the internet. but if one other girl is located lifeless in Phoebe's condominium, it turns into transparent that anything is certainly murderously amiss, and masses in the direction of domestic than Amanda or a person else may have imagined.

All's good That Ends is the ultimate ebook in Gillian Roberts's acclaimed Amanda Pepper sequence. it is also the simplest, irresistibly clever, and richly interesting. Amanda's farewell experience brings the genius of “the Dorothy Parker of poser writers” (Nancy Pickard) into complete flower, and the bloom is good and a ask yourself to behold.

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Mind's Eye: An Inspector Van Vetteren Mystery (1) (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

By Laurie Thompson

International Bestseller 

Håkan Nesser is firmly demonstrated as one of many world's bestselling crime novelists. And now the unconventional that brought leader Inspector Van Veeteren is offered for the 1st time in English.


The fast conviction left Van Veeteren uneasy: Janek Mitter woke one morning with a brutal hangover and his spouse useless within the tub. With purely the flimsiest protection, he's discovered accountable and imprisoned in a psychological establishment. but if Mitter is murdered in his mattress, Van Veeteren regrets now not following his intestine and launches an research into the 2 murders. because the leader inspector delves deeper, the twisted root of those violent murders will surprise even him.

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The Execution of Noa P. Singleton: A Novel

By Elizabeth L. Silver

An unforgettable and unpredictable debut novel of guilt, punishment, and the tales we inform ourselves to survive
      Noa P. Singleton by no means spoke a notice in her personal safety all through a quick trial that ended with a jury discovering her in charge of first-degree homicide. Ten years later, having permitted her destiny, she sits on loss of life row in a maximum-security penitentiary, just six months clear of her execution date. 
   Meanwhile, Marlene Dixon, a high-powered Philadelphia legal professional who's additionally the mum of the lady Noa used to be imprisoned for killing. She claims to have changed her brain in regards to the loss of life penalty and should do every little thing in her significant energy to persuade the governor to commute Noa's sentence to lifestyles in criminal, in go back for the only factor Noa can alternate: her tale. Marlene desperately wants to comprehend the occasions that led to her daughter’s deathevents that purely Noa understands of and hasn't ever shared. Inextricably associated through homicide yet with very diverse ambitions, Noa and Marlene strive against with the sentences existence itself can impose whereas they confront the simplest and worst of what makes us human.

Now with additional Libris fabric, together with a reader’s advisor and bonus content

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Death Has Three Lives (Michael Shayne, Book 25)

By Brett Halliday

Mike Shayne wanted time to crack his most modern case--just a bit extra time and much more good fortune. however the law enforcement officials have been getting impatient. They suggestion Shayne already knew greater than he permit on--much more--and they sought after in. They knew Shayne knew that Lucy Hamilton used to be subsequent at the murderer's time table. Shayne acknowledged he could deal with it his personal means. If Lucy's lifestyles and Mike's neck have been to be stored, Mike must paintings quick. it'll take all his ability to wreck essentially the most cleverly coded messages he had ever run up opposed to. And time used to be working out...

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