Winner of the Malice Domestic first mystery prize, introduces Chicagian psychologist Jack Caleb and Detective John Thinnes. When one of Dr Caleb's patients is found dead an apparent suicide neither Dr Caleb or Detective Thinnes believe it is the truth.
Not as well known as Agatha Christie, Josephine Tey or Dorothy Sayers; Gladys Mitchell but a classic golden age mystery writer and story teller. Featuring Dame Beatrice Lestrade Bradley, forensic psychologist and aquited murderess, the mysteries can be a little uneven. However the wonderfully excentric Dame Beatrice is always worth a visit. Gladys Mitchell uses the British countryside and fokelore to add fasinating layers. The Mys of the Butcher's Shop is one of her early and better stories. Well narrated, it was a pleasure. Gladies Mitchell wrote 66 mysteries, under her own name, hopefully many will be translated into an audio version.
I was captivated from the first page. We meet the Vidocq Society: the world's leading forensic experts and detectives. Meet the living Sherlock Holmes, Richard Walter, the brilliant and eccentric forensic artist Frank Bender and William Lynn Fleisher of the US Customs learn why and how they became among the very best in the world at catching murderers. The Vidocq Society only undertakes cold cases, and murders. Author Michael Capuzzo explains "When the world breaks and needs fixing, the thing to do is find the right three men."
Dr Nick Trout condenses years of experience into a day packed with thrilling surgerys, post-op complications, the bitter sadness of death and the overriding joy of recovery. As a senior surgeon for a teaching veterinary hospital, Dr Trout sees an interesting varity of cases and animals; he also surpervises students. He and we share the anxiety of a case that isn't going well and learn from the trust and love of the animals for whom he .
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