By Mo Hayder
Now in Grove Press paperback for the 1st time, Birdman showcases Hayder at her spine-tingling top as cherished sequence personality Jack Caffery tracks down a terrifying serial killer.
In his first case as lead investigator with London’s crack homicide squad, Detective Inspector Jack Caffery is named directly to examine the homicide of a tender lady whose physique has been chanced on close to the Millennium Dome in Greenwich, south-east London. Brutalized, mutilated past reputation, the sufferer is quickly joined by means of 4 others came upon within the similar area—all lady and all ritualistically murdered. And while the autopsy exam unearths a grotesque signature connecting the sufferers, Caffery realizes precisely what he’s dealing with—a risky serial killer.
Read Online or Download Birdman (Jack Caffery, Book 1) PDF
Similar mystery books
That includes Jack Reacher, hero of the recent blockbuster motion picture starring Tom Cruise. This time, he's within the line of fireside, holding the vice chairman of the United States.
Jack Reacher walks alone.
No task, no identification, no final recognized deal with. yet he by no means turns down a plea for support. Now a girl tracks him down. a lady serving on the very center people strength. a girl who wishes Reacher's counsel in her new job.
conserving the Vice-President of the United States.
somebody desires the vice president dead.
Suzanne and beauty needs to music down a killer whilst one among their outdated classmates is murdered at their highschool reunion. there are many suspects accrued again jointly in April Springs for the large occasion, and a couple of former student’s secrets and techniques idea lengthy buried long ago may result coming again to hang-out all of them.
Marta Hendriks is onstage on the Metropolitan Opera in ny whilst she learns of her cherished husband's loss of life in a home hearth. triumph over, she collapses and should be carried off the stage.
Fast-forward years and numerous treatment classes, and Marta is able to resume her profession. In a stroke of good fortune, she's employed on the final second to sing Violetta for the Paris Opera.
She manages to maintain her feelings less than tight keep an eye on and triumphs within the opening-night functionality.
During one in every of her infrequent days off, stress-free for the 1st time considering the fact that her husband's coincidence, whatever threatens her newfound peace.
When Marta is stuck in a surprising downpour, she dashes for the guard of a subway station and spots anyone doing an identical.
It is her husband. Marta fears she's wasting her brain - or did she truly see him? again domestic in Toronto, she struggles along with her want for the reality on the precipice of insanity.
In an eerie state residence, a merciless previous guy is decapitated
When Peter Coffin's mysterious great-uncle Tobias summons the relations to his manor within the wilds of Michigan, his aunt warns him to stick away. Peter is going besides, arriving on the fringe of the sprawling property good after hour of darkness. Wading throughout the muck within the darkness, he passes a fearsome determine at the highway, and whilst he arrives on the entrance door, he's greeted by way of cousins bearing shotguns. An ax-murdering madman is at the unfastened, yet simply as risky are the creatures Peter will come upon contained in the apartment: his family.
When previous Tobias is murdered, either his head and his will pass lacking. The police suspect the ax killer, yet Peter understands higher. finally, if there's something his aunt has taught him, it's so you might by no means belief a Coffin.
- Murphy's Law (Molly Murphy, Book 1)
- The Sacred Vault (Nina Wilde & Eddie Chase, Book 6)
- Fadeaway Girl (Emma Graham, Book 4)
- Gentley French (Inspector George Gently, Book 20)
- The Case of the Sulky Girl
- The House at Sea's End (UK Edition) (Ruth Galloway Investigation, Book 3)
Extra info for Birdman (Jack Caffery, Book 1)
Standing beneath the only lamp on the street, Sherlock Holmes was smoking his pipe. Edging our way closer in the shadows and crouching there, we quickly perceived that the situation was an impossible one. As long as Holmes was planted squarely opposite the professor's front door, we could not hope to enter unobserved except by a diversion; what that diversion might be we neither of us could imagine. In low whispers we held a brief consultation. The strategy of retreating to the street behind the house and entering through the back door was raised, but several arguments militated against such a ruse.
Toby knew me and rushed forth, straining at his lead and wagging his stringy tail with ferocious energy and good will. I responded by presenting him with a lump of sugar, brought for the purpose—a regular feature of our reunions. As usual, I offered to pay Sherman in advance, and, in accordance with his own way of doing things—at least where Sherlock Holmes was concerned—he refused. "You keep him long as you need him," he insisted as he escorted me to the door, pushing a chicken aside on the way.
I responded by presenting him with a lump of sugar, brought for the purpose—a regular feature of our reunions. As usual, I offered to pay Sherman in advance, and, in accordance with his own way of doing things—at least where Sherlock Holmes was concerned—he refused. "You keep him long as you need him," he insisted as he escorted me to the door, pushing a chicken aside on the way. "We'll settle it up later. Good-bye, Toby! Here's a good doggy! Give my best to Mr. " he called out to me as I, with Toby in tow, stumbled towards the cab.