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The Strangler's Honeymoon
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Håkan Nesser
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-26 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

A Swedish crime writer as thrilling as Mankell, a detective as compelling as Wallander . . . The Strangler's Honeymoon is the penultimate gripping Scandinavian crime thriller in the Van Veeteren series by Håkan Nesser. Desperately lonely, sixteen-year-old Monica Kammerle has little idea of what she is getting herself into
The Strangler's Honeymoon: An Inspector Van Veeteren Mystery 9
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Håkan Nesser
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-01 - Publisher: Mantle

Could this be Van Veeteren's darkest case yet? Desperately lonely, sixteen-year-old Monica Kammerle has little idea of what she is getting herself into when she begins an affair with her mother's latest partner; the sophisticated Benjamin Kerran... Months later, when a woman's strangled body is found decomposing in her flat,
Crime Uncovered: Detective
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Barry Forshaw
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-01 - Publisher: Intellect Books

For most of the twentieth century, the private eye dominated crime fiction and film, a lone figure fighting for justice, often in opposition to the official representatives of law and order. More recently, however, the police have begun to take centre stage – as exemplified by the runaway success of
The Weeping Girl
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Håkan Nesser
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-25 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

A Swedish crime writer as thrilling as Mankell, a detective as compelling as Wallander . . . Håkan Nesser's astonishingly successful Van Veeteren series continues with the eighth book, The Weeping Girl. Winnie Maas died because she changed her mind . . . A community is left reeling after a
The Rise of True Crime: 20th-Century Murder and American Popular Culture
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Jean Murley
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-08-30 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

During the 1950s and 1960s True Detective magazine developed a new way of narrating and understanding murder. It was more sensitive to context, gave more psychologically sophisticated accounts, and was more willing to make conjectures about the unknown thoughts and motivations of killers than others had been before. This turned