Scene of the Crime

Author: David Geherin
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9781476608150
Release Date: 2014-12-03
Genre: Literary Criticism

Offering analysis of the fiction of 15 authors for whom the setting greatly contributes to their overall literary style, this book focuses on the many ways that “place” figures in modern crime and mystery novels. The authors (and their settings) are: Georges Simenon (Paris), Donna Leon (Venice), Tony Hillerman (American Southwest), Walter Mosley (South Central Los Angeles), George P. Pelecanos (Washington, D.C.), Sara Paretsky (Chicago), James Lee Burke (Southern Louisiana), Carl Hiaasen (South Florida), Ian Rankin (Edinburgh), Alexander McCall Smith (Botswana), James McClure (South Africa), Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö (Stockholm), Paco Ignacio Taibo II (Mexico City), Leonardo Sciascia (Sicily) and Lindsey Davis (Ancient Rome).

Scene of the Crime

Author: Anne Wingate
Publisher: Writers Digest Books
ISBN: PSU:000059282235
Release Date: 1992-09-15
Genre: Reference

Provides information on how evidence is measured, collected, identified, and analyzed, the timetable of activity at a crime scene, and technical terms and professional techniques used

Scene of the Crime Means and Motive

Author: Carla Cassidy
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 9781488005909
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Genre: Fiction

Two hardheaded investigators chase danger—and each other—in New York Times bestselling author Carla Cassidy's newest Scene of the Crime case Gabriel Walters didn't need some know-it-all FBI agent charging in on his territory. But Jordon James wasn't about to let some local police chief derail her, not with three unsolved murders over at the Diamond Cove B and B. If she just immersed herself in the investigation, she could avoid the troubles she'd left back home…and run head-on into some new ones with Gabriel. He didn't want to discover a fourth victim, which, if the note slid under Jordon's bedroom door was to be believed, would be her. Now it will take their full cooperation to catch a killer—before he strikes again.

Scene of the Crime

Author: Malcolm Rose
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0753413337
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Criminal investigation

'Scene of the Crime' provides an exciting opportunity to step into the shoes of a detective. The story begins with a piece of evidence - a diary of one of the suspects.

Scene of the Crime Who Killed Shelly Sinclair

Author: Carla Cassidy
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 9781488005343
Release Date: 2016-02-01
Genre: Fiction

A COLD CASE REUNION IGNITES ROMANCE IN NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR CARLA CASSIDY'S NEW SCENE OF THE CRIME Sheriff Olivia Bradford has a corrupt police department to clean up and an unsolved murder case to crack. But her new employee, Daniel Carson, isn't some subordinate she can brush off. Unbeknownst to him, he fathered her young daughter five years ago. Now she needs him to get close enough to solve Shelly Sinclair's untimely death without letting him get too close to learn her secret. Daniel never forgot Olivia or the sizzling night of passion they shared. But with a killer targeting her, he must keep his elusive boss alive if he's ever going to learn the truth…

Scene of the Crime Killer Cove

Author: Carla Cassidy
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 9781460381335
Release Date: 2015-05-01
Genre: Fiction

A MAN RETURNS TO HIS HOMETOWN TO SOLVE A COLD CASE IN NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR CARLA CASSIDY'S NEW SCENE OF THE CRIME BOOK. A family tragedy brings Bo McBride to his Mississippi town two years after a devastating loss made him leave. Now he's back and only Claire Silver is ready to welcome him home. The sassy blonde teacher wants his help in finding a killer who has plagued the town… Although she could only admire him from afar, Claire was always drawn to Bo. Their unofficial investigation is complicated by the passion igniting between them. And by the obsessed stalker who has targeted Claire. With the threat escalating, Bo vows he'll do whatever it takes to protect her. And Claire vows to put her faith in the man ready to risk everything to safeguard her future.

Scene of the Crime Bridgewater Texas

Author: Carla Cassidy
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 9781426844928
Release Date: 2009-12-01
Genre: Fiction

When Sheriff Matt Buchanan discovers FBI profiler Jenna Taylor snooping around his crime scene, he isn't pleased. The last thing he needs is the FBI meddling. But Jenna is determined to find her best friend's murderer, and she won't be bullied out of town. Then the madman strikes again. His calling card? A red rose. Realizing they're dealing with a serial killer, Matt accepts Jenna's help. But when Jenna becomes the madman's target, the danger—and their unrelenting attraction—is imminent. Will Jenna find safety in Matt's arms—or will the next rose she receives be her last?

The Scene of the Crime

Author: Steve Braunias
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9781775491200
Release Date: 2015-11-01
Genre: True Crime

Twelve extraordinary tales of crime and punishment: a collection of true crime writing by New Zealand's award-winning master of non-fiction. A court is a chamber of questions. Who, when, why, what happened and exactly how -- these are issues of psychology and the soul, they're general to the human condition, with its infinite capacity to cause pain. A brutal murder of a wife and daughter ... A meth-fuelled Samurai sword attack ... A banker tangled in a hit-and-run scandal ... A top cop accused of rape ... A murder in the Outback ... A beloved entertainer's fall from grace ... In the hands of award-winning journalist and author Steve Braunias these and other extraordinary cases become more than just courtroom dramas and sensational headlines. They become a window onto another world -- the one where things go badly wrong, where once invisible lives become horrifyingly visible, where the strangeness just beneath the surface is revealed. Acutely observed, brilliantly written, and with the Mark Lundy case as its riveting centrepiece, this collection from the courts and criminal files of the recent past depicts a place we rarely enter, but which exists all around us.

Scene of the Crime

Author: Tim B. Wride
Publisher: Harry N Abrams Incorporated
ISBN: UCSD:31822033193889
Release Date: 2004-10-01
Genre: Photography

This collection contains never-before-published images of seminal LAPD cases, including the Black Dahlia murder, the Onion Field case, the Watts riots, the Manson murders, and more. Captions are culled from original police logs and newspaper accounts.

Scene of the Crime Bachelor Moon

Author: Carla Cassidy
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1426885040
Release Date: 2011-02-01
Genre: Fiction

FBI profiler Sam Connelly had come to Daniella Butler's remote Louisiana bed-and-breakfast to escape the consuming horrors of his job—and the dark demons he fears lurk in his own soul. But finding a dead body on her property changes everything. There's no room in his life—in his heart—for a family. Or so he thinks, until a killer's threat places his irresistible innkeeper and her young daughter under his protection. Now, as the obsessed psychopath inches closer to possessing Daniella, Sam must call upon his elite skills to track his target and keep the beautiful blonde and her child safe. Defending them becomes his greatest challenge. Losing them is not even an option.

Scene of the Crime Return to Bachelor Moon

Author: Carla Cassidy
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 9781460321690
Release Date: 2013-11-01
Genre: Fiction

A MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE WILL FORCE AN FBI PROFILER TO PROTECT A BEAUTIFUL BLONDE WHO COULD BE THE NEXT PERSON TO GO MISSING There's an alarming vacancy at Bachelor Moon Bed-and-Breakfast. Now it's up to FBI profiler Gabriel Blankenship to investigate the sudden disappearance of the owner's entire family. But the steely agent finds it hard to do his job when distracted by the B and B's gorgeous blonde manager Marlena Meyers. Their instant attraction is powerful yet problematic—when it comes to love, Marlena wants forever and a white picket fence; Gabriel, damaged by his past, has never loved and never wants to. But once Marlena's life is threatened, Gabriel is forced to reconsider his case and his emotions.

Scene of the Crime Mystic Lake

Author: Carla Cassidy
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 9781459220966
Release Date: 2012-02-01
Genre: Fiction

When FBI profiler Amberly Nightsong is sent to Mystic Lake to consult with local cops about three ritualistic murders, the last thing she expects is to be a piece in a madman's sick puzzle. Luckily, she has a sexy lawman on her side. Sheriff Cole Caldwell offers his protection—and stirs an awareness that leaves her breathless. Cole, a widower, had shut himself off from the possibility of loving again. But as he works side by side with the single mom, he's drawn to Amberly and will do anything to erase the fear in her eyes. And as the danger intensifies in the form of a killer's twisted calling card, his vow to keep her and her young son safe will be put to the ultimate test.…