1) The searcher
"Cal Hooper thought a fixer-upper in a bucolic Irish village would be the perfect escape. After twenty-five years in the Chicago police force and a bruising divorce, he just wants to build a new life in a pretty spot with a good pub where nothing much happens. But when a local kid whose brother has gone missing arm-twists him into investigating, Cal uncovers layers of darkness beneath his picturesque retreat, and starts to realize that even small...
2) In the woods
Dublin detective Bob Ryan has never been able to recall what happened when as a child in 1984 he and two friends went into the woods and only he returned, but he sees a chance to solve the mystery of the past through his investigation of the murder of a twelve-year-old girl whose body has been found in the same woods.
"Toby is a happy-go-lucky charmer who's dodged a scrape at work and is celebrating with friends when the night takes a turn that will change his life - he surprises two burglars who beat him and leave him for dead. Struggling to recover from his injuries, beginning to understand that he might never be the same man again, he takes refuge at his family's ancestral home to care for his dying uncle Hugo. Then a skull is found in the trunk of an elm tree...
Planning to run away with his girlfriend to London in the hopes of escaping poverty, Frank concludes he has been dumped when Rosie fails to join him and is astonished when Rosie's suitcase and evidence of foul play are discovered more than twenty years later.
Being on the Murder squad is nothing like Detective Antoinette Conway dreamed it would be. Her partner, Stephen Moran, is the only person who seems glad she's there. The rest of her working life is a stream of thankless cases, vicious pranks, and harassment. Antoinette is savagely tough, but she's getting close to the breaking point. Their new case looks like yet another by-the-numbers lovers' quarrel gone bad. Aislinn Murray is blond, pretty, groomed...
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In the aftermath of a brutal attack that left a woman in intensive care and her husband and young children dead, brash cop Scorcher Kennedy and his rookie partner, Richie, struggle with perplexing clues and Scorcher's haunting memories of a shattering incident from his childhood.
Investigating a photograph of a boy whose murder was never solved, aspiring Murder Squad member Stephen Moran partners with detective Antoinette Conway to search for answers in the cliques and rivalries at a Dublin boarding school.
8) The likeness
Detective Cassie Maddox is called back in to the murder squad by her lover Sam O'Neill to investigate the stabbing of a female graduate student who looks exactly like her, and when she goes undercover as the woman to draw out the killer, an old feud involving her new friends' comes to light and Cassie's involvement may become a liability.
Detective Mike Kennedy weiß, was er tut. Seine Aufklärungsrate ist hoch, seine Methoden sind effektiv. Als in einer Bauruinen-Geisterstadt an der irischen Küste eine junge Familie ausgelöscht wird, ist er überzeugt: Der Fall wird wie ein Uhrwerk ablaufen. Ein uralter, erbarmungsloser Wind weht durch die Siedlung, als die Ermittlungen beginnen. Doch Broken Harbour ist mehr als ein Tatort. Was bedeuten zum Beispiel die rätselhaften Löchern am...