Crime, thriller & detective
Presents ten tales featuring Lord Bau, a wise judge who was a champion of righteousness and protector of the weak against the powerful.
Bishop Jean Latour and Father Joseph Vaillant decide to organize the new Roman diocese of Santa Fe following the Mexican War. However, while seeking to build a cathedral in the desert, they face religious corruption and natural adversity. The story is accompanied by textual and historical notes.
Anger, Theft, Murder and Other Niceties is a collection of 5 different screenplays. These screenplays contain a heist script, a thriller, a couple of who-dunnit's and one very esoteric script. Guaranteed to grab your attention and keep you wanting more, these stories are a sure-fire way to satisfy you entertainment jones.
Examines a variety of twentieth-century Anglo-American detective and crime fiction. This work covers the main sub-genres of crime fiction from the days of Sherlock Holmes to those of Hannibal Lecte. It is designed to meet the needs of students, introducing important critical concepts and tracing generic development.
This book explores the three aspects of deviance that contemporary crime fiction manipulates: linguistic, social, and generic. Gregoriou conducts case studies into crime series by James Patterson, Michael Connelly and Patricia Cornwell, and investigates the way in which these novelists correspondingly challenge those aforementioned conventions.
A collection of 33 English detective stories, dating from the Sherlock Holmes stories of the 1890s to the present day. The authors include A.Conan Doyle, G.K.Chesterton, Agatha Christie, Dorothy L.Sayers, P.D.James, Ruth Rendell and many more.
Suitable for law enforcement and security professionals.