Four women share a determination to stop a killer who has been stalking newlyweds in San Francisco. Each of the four friends holds a piece of the puzzle: Lindsay Boxer is a homicide inspector in the San Francisco Police Department, Claire Washburn is a medical examiner, Jill Bernhardt is an assistant DA, and Cindy Thomas just started working the crime desk of the San Francisco Chronicle.But the usual procedures aren't bringing them any closer to stopping the killings. So these resolute women form a group dubbed the Women's Murder Club to collaborate outside the box, pursuing the case by sidestepping their bosses and giving one another a hand.The four women develop intense bonds as they track a killer whose crimes have stunned an entire city. It is a killer who thinks, "What is the worst thing anyone has ever done?"-and then goes far beyond it. Working together, the Women's Murder Club hunts down this most terrifying and unexpected killer before a shocking conclusion in which everything they knew turns out to be devastatingly wrong.
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BPL c.2 05/16
CPL c.4 05/16
NVD c.1 05/16
PM c.3 05/16
VPL c.5 05/16
Ashland, Oregon : Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2015, 2001
The sensational killings that have rocked San Francisco appear to be unrelated except in their brutality. But detective Lindsay Boxer senses there's some thread connecting them all, so she calls her friends in the Women's Murder Club together to see if they can discover what it is. Working with Chronicle reporter Cindy Thomas, Assistant DA Jill Bernhardt, and medical examiner Claire Washburn, Lindsay discovers there is indeed a link. Each of the victims had a close relative in a particular profession-a profession that sends a chill through Lindsay's heart. The partners in the Women's Murder Club deduce where the killer is likely to strike next and set a trap that can't be resisted. But if their calculation is wrong, the consequences will be lethal. And there will be no second chance.
The tragic end of the honeymoon murder case left Lindsay Boxer unsure if she could ever return to work. But when a little girl is shot outside a San Francisco church, she knows it's time to reconvene the Women's Murder Club. Working with reporter Cindy Thomas, assistant DA Jill Bernhardt and medical examiner Claire Washburn, Lindsay starts to track a mystifying killer.
A young girl is killed after a routine arrest goes terribly wrong, and Lt. Lindsay Boxer has to defend herself against a charge of police brutality. In a landmark trial that transfixes the nation, Lindsay fights to save her career-and her sanity. While awaiting trial, Lindsay escapes to the beautiful town of Half Moon Bay, but the peaceful community is reeling from a string of unspeakable murders. Working with her friends in the Women's Murder Club, Lindsay finds a link between these killings and a case she worked on years before-an unsolved murder that has haunted her ever since. As summer comes into full swing, Lindsay battles for her life on two fronts: before a judge as her trial comes to a climax, and facing unknown adversaries who will do anything to keep her from the truth about the killings.
A year ago, Danny Ryan lost his wife and son in a car accident. He's still reeling from the tragedy when Michael Cohen, his friend and fellow journalist, drives into the pond in front of his house with a bullet through his gut.With Michael's death ruled a murder, Danny must work to get his name crossed off the list of suspects, and that means digging into Michael's last article, an expose of the twisted side of Philadelphia politics. But powerful people are ready to kill to protect what Michael was about to uncover, and if Danny's not careful, he'll be next.
George Juliard and his son Benedict have a pact that Ben will not do anything as a jockey that would cause his politically ambitious father any embarrassment or harm his reputation. George's political enemies are trying to discredit him through his son. Ben soon finds himself caught in a web of lies and treachery.
Repurposing his life after his wife's death, Russell Mullins joins a private protection company and forms a friendship with his first client, whose suicide compels Mullins' investigation at the side of a former colleague into a dangerous conspiracy.
With a beautiful baby daughter and a devoted husband, Detective Lindsay Boxer can safely say that her life has never been better. In fact (for a change), things seem to be going well for all the members of the Women's Murder Club as they gather to celebrate San Francisco Medical Examiner Claire Washburn's birthday. But the party is cut short when Lindsay is called to a gruesome crime scene, where a woman has been.
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BPL c.2 08/15
SPL c.1 08/15
Ashland, Oregon : Blackstone Audio, Inc. ; New York, NY : Hachette Audio, 2015
Detective Lindsay Boxer chases an elusive suspect, her husband.As she settles into motherhood and a happy marriage, Lindsay Boxer thinks she has found domestic bliss. But when a beautiful, alluring blonde woman with links to the CIA disappears from the scene of a brutal murder at a downtown luxury hotel, Lindsay's life begins to unravel. Before she can track down the woman for questioning, a plane crash plunges San Francisco into chaos and Lindsay's husband Joe vanishes. The deeper she digs, the more Lindsay suspects that Joe shares a secret past with the mystery blonde. Thrown into a tailspin and questioning everything she thought she knew, Lindsay turns to the Women's Murder Club for help as she tries to uncover the truth.
As the bomber she and her husband captured is about to stand trial, Detective Lindsay Boxer must now contend with a wave of mysterious, unnatural heart attacks breaking out across San Francisco. To make matters worse, her husband isn't everything that Lindsay thought he was.
Pebble Beach is a unique spot, less flashy than, say, Montecito, appealing more to the discreet wealthy. Enter our hero, Jason Heart, an unknown rookie on the PGA tour who isn't after money or fame but after greatness. After overcoming a stint in prison for something he didn't do, he's on the run again and still clinging to his dream. He encounters an eccentric millionaire and forms a plan, but nothing is what it seems along the fabulous 17 Mile Drive.
A series of shootings exposes San Francisco to a methodical yet unpredictable killer, and a reluctant woman decides to put her trust in Sergeant Lindsay Boxer. The confidential informant's tip leads Lindsay to disturbing conclusions, including that something has gone horribly wrong inside the police department itself.
Will and Karen Jennings's child is taken by serial kidnapper John Hickey. While his cousin watches five-year-old Abby, and his wife guards Will in his convention hotel room, Hickey plans a night with Karen. Until now the children have not been harmed, but this time Hickey's vengeful.
State Security Officer Brano Sev is sent to interrogate a potential defector. But when a man dies shortly after he arrives and Brano is framed for the murder, he sees that loyalty to the cause is the real crime.
Enter the world of the Pendleton, a beautiful limestone Gilded Age palace that's been converted into a set of highly desirable condominiums. Its tenants feel lucky to live there. Yet luck and the Pendleton have little in common; its years have been colored by madness, kidnappings, murder, and strange, inexplicable accidents.
Jing-nan has known Peggy Lee, a bullying frenemy who runs her family's huge corporation, since high school. Peggy's father has been kidnapped, and the ransom the kidnappers are demanding is not money but IP: a high-tech memory chip that they want to sell in China. Jing-nan feels sorry for Peggy until she starts blackmailing him into helping out. Peggy is worried the kidnappers' deadline will pass before the police are able to track down the chip. But when the reluctant Jing-nan tries to help, he finds himself deeper and deeper in trouble with some very unsavory characters-the most unsavory of whom might very well be the victim himself.
Jing-nan has known Peggy Lee, a bullying frenemy who runs her family's huge corporation, since high school. Peggy's father has been kidnapped, and the ransom the kidnappers are demanding is not money but IP: a high-tech memory chip that they want to sell in China. Jing-nan feels sorry for Peggy until she starts blackmailing him into helping out. Peggy is worried the kidnappers' deadline will pass before the police are able to track down the chip. But when the reluctant Jing-nan tries to help, he finds himself deeper and deeper in trouble with some very unsavory characters-the most unsavory of whom might very well be the victim himself
Temperence Brennan regains consciousness and discovers that she is bound in a very small, dark, enclosed space. Who wants her dead, or at least out of the way? She had recently been accused of mishandling the autopsy of a missing heiress after someone made an incriminating phone call. Within hours, the one man with information about the call was dead.