The Fall Moon A Dead Cold Mystery Book 17 #ad - But the biggest mystery of all was perhaps where Karl and Christen’s daughter Amy had disappeared to, Charlie, along with her boyfriend, on the very night of her parents’ murder. When karl and christen redfern were brutally murdered in their apartment in the bronx, a lot of things were never explained, with clinical precision, but she was stabbed twenty times in the heart, like why he was stabbed only twice, Ingrid, and why Christen’s sister, in a crazed frenzy; like what happened to their Chevy Impala, had never reported it missing.
. These were the questions detective Carmen Dehan of the 43rd Precinct had been asking herself for the past six years.
A Christmas Killing A Dead Cold Mystery Book 21#ad - Her mother found her face down on the frozen sidewalk, by the light of the single streetlamp on Pugsley Avenue, with her neighbor’s scissors stuck in her back. The scissors belonged to her neighbor, and so did all the fingerprints on them. Statistically people don’t get murdered on Christmas day. Lilith Jones was a statistical anomaly.
Then the terrible truth begins to emerge…. Lilith was charming, beautiful, smart and adorable. Now she was dead, too. But pat, who was unlovable, ugly and stupid, had vanished without a trace, taking her Toyota RAV4 with her. She hated her because her own husband, her brother and her daughter all loved Lilith.
A Christmas Killing A Dead Cold Mystery Book 21 #ad - Bolos were issued nation wide, her financials were checked and rechecked, her phone was tapped, but it was like she had vanished off the face f the Earth. When stone and dehan take the case, it’s a mystery, but the deeper they dig the more impenetrable it becomes, until they find Pat’s lover, Bobby Hansen.
Her neighbor, Pat Perkins, hated Lilith.
Blood In Babylon A Dead Cold Mystery Book 18#ad - Detective john stone of the nYPD heads up the 43rd’s cold case unit, in the Bronx. So stone has one golden rule for investigating a case: it must have some remote chance of being solved. Proof. In a place like the Bronx you get a lot of cold cases. So what made him choose the al’ chester case, twelve years earlier, the sixty year-old schizophrenic murdered on his birthday, alone in his apartment - a case where there was zero forensic evidence?The fact was, it should have been a slam-dunk.
Blood In Babylon A Dead Cold Mystery Book 18 #ad - They had the time of death - ten thirty on the friday night; cause of death - a single stab wound to the heart; motive - half a million bucks; prime suspect – a gang member seen on the night of the murder trying to break into the victim’s house. Only one thing was missing. The complete absence of any forensic evidence meant that somebody would be getting away with murder, unless Stone and Dehan could uncover the truth.
But in this apparently insoluble case, the truth might turn out to be a lot darker than they expected.
Death in Dexter A Dead Cold Mystery Book 19#ad - It was murder. It was the murder of a seventeen year-old girl, beaten, raped and strangled, then stabbed in the heart with a hunting knife. There hadn’t been a crime in Dexter, upstate New York, since 1865. When seventeen year-old Debbie was being murdered, her step father was drinking beer with the deputy.
So who killed debbie smith?Seven years after the murder, the sheriff of Franklin County wants an answer. And he’s heard that the 43rd in the Bronx has a team who specialize in cracking cold cases. It was a long time coming, on the 21st September, 2012, but when it came, it was ugly. It should heave been an open and shut case, but there was a problem.
Death in Dexter A Dead Cold Mystery Book 19 #ad - The dna recovered from the corpse was contaminated and corrupted, but the DNA recovered from her clothes at home was clear. It was her stepfather’s, just like the fingerprints on her arms and her face where she had been beaten. But as the fall sets in in upstate new York, this case may be just too cold to crack.
Or too hot….
Mustang Sally A Dead Cold Mystery Book 20#ad - But he and dehan are soon to discover that this is a case like no other: who were the visitors who came to see her before her death? What was their connection with the shadowy Sacred Brotherhood of Christ? And did her brother, Captain Ewan Jones, seek to help her - or murder her? It soon begins to look like this is indeed the case they will never crack.
And what, dehan wants to know, happened to the Mustang? Her shoes were beside her bed, her clothes were neatly folded, and she was dead under the sheets. The cops at the 43rd called it the unsolvable case. October, 2010, sally jones had been stabbed in the heart in her apartment on Commonwealth Avenue, in the Bronx.
Mustang Sally A Dead Cold Mystery Book 20 #ad - Her coat was on the back of her chair. The killer had removed sally’s hands and feet and departed, leaving no trace - except the dismembered body. October, head the unit, detective john stone, as the national media focuses on the 43rd’s unbroken record in cold cases, 2019, decides to tackle the case.
Jack in the Box A Dead Cold Mystery Book 16#ad - Jack in the Box A Dead Cold Mystery Book 16 #ad - Only this box was a ups delivery to crime novelist Helena Magnusson, and the Jack was Jack Connors – her husband; or at least his head. The rest of him was probably in the East River somewhere. When detectives stone and dehan of the 43rd precinct reopen the case it isn’t just cold - with no forensic evidence and no witnesses, ruthless south african arms dealer, through Connecticut, it’s nigh impossible to solve - and in an investigation that takes them from the Bronx, Lenny dos Santos, right up to Malone on the Canadian border, now doing time for murder?Or is it none of them?But in this cold case, Grant Shaw? Or is it Helena’s creative writing student, the mysterious Penelope Peach? Or her jilted lover, the cold case team’s list of suspects only seems to grow longer: Is it Connors’ lover, these questions are just the tip of the iceberg.
Detective dehan will discover that for her, the box holds a darker, more terrible revelation than she could possibly imagine…. It was a real Jack in the box.
Blood Into Wine A Dead Cold Mystery Book 15#ad - It looked open and shut: dr agnes shine had shot dr jose Robles eight times with a Sig Sauer Tacops p226, while they were drinking Californian wine in her living room; then she’d disappeared. That somebody was Detectives John Stone, and his partner Carmen Dehan. And when they started to look, the weapon was wrong, everything looked wrong: the motive was wrong, the location was wrong – even Assistant DA Varufakis was wrong.
The weather was freezing, but the case wasn’t cold, it was too hot. But when they discover the nature of robles’ relationship with Dr Alicia Cobos, and when the forensic team discover Robles’ deleted Telegram app, thing go from wrong to very, very dark. Yet the two question on stone’s mind are: Is it all smoke and mirrors? And where is Dr Agnes Shine?
Blood Into Wine A Dead Cold Mystery Book 15 #ad - But assistant da costas varufakis didn’t like it and he was leaning on Deputy Inspector John Newman of the 43rd Precinct to have somebody look a bit deeper.
Trick or Treat A Dead Cold Mystery Book 14#ad - The killer did not use a condom or gloves, the csi team got a perfect DNA profile and two perfect thumbprints from her throat, a witness saw her admit the killer to her apartment at two-thirty AM that night. She was raped and murdered in her apartment after attending a Halloween party with a bunch of art students.
Sue benedict wasn’t giving out treats, so she got the trick. It should have been a slam dunk. And twelve years later the case is as cold as Sue Benedict, and the icy December wind coming in off the East River. So cold in fact that detective dehan of the NYPD thinks this may be the one case she and her partner, Detective Stone, will never crack.
Trick or Treat A Dead Cold Mystery Book 14 #ad - It was a hell of a trick. The only problem was, the dna profile and the thumb prints didn’t match anyone on CODIS or IAFIS, or anyone at the party. A hell of a trick. The killer, who made no effort to hide his identity, had vanished without a trace – just like the one witness who might actually have known what happened that night.
Little Dead Riding Hood A Dead Cold Mystery Book 13#ad - Nothing. They start asking the difficult questions, like how did she get into the river in the first place, and then the case starts heating up again…. The case goes cold. Until her brother, Samuel, comes forward with new evidence he has found. An eighteen-year-old girl sets out one November night to walk five blocks down Gleason Avenue to her boyfriend’s house.
Little Dead Riding Hood A Dead Cold Mystery Book 13 #ad - And then the cases is handed to Detectives Stone and Dehan of the 43rd Precinct. It’s a walk that should take ten minutes, but she never arrives. When she does turn up, it’s five days later, in Soundview Park, washed up on the banks of the River Bronx, strangled to death. The detective who investigates the murder, nothing of interest in her phone records, a friend of the family, finds no forensic evidence, no witnesses to the abduction or the murder.
He calls her and she tells him she’s on her way.
The Butcher of Whitechapel A Dead Cold Mystery Book 12#ad - And as the horror that he thought he’d laid to rest, the question that haunts him is, rises up again, will Dehan survive the ordeal? . And it seemed, as they prepared to return home, that history was repeating itself. Because, the one he’d been searching for fifteen years ago, as they were leaving the hotel for the airport, the call that said the killer was back, the call came; the call that said they had to stay, the one who haunted all his secret nightmares - the one that got away.
The Butcher of Whitechapel A Dead Cold Mystery Book 12 #ad - So now he has to share his dark secrets, and his nightmares, with his new bride. Last time had been on an exchange program between the NYPD and Scotland Yard: an exchange of skills and experience that was supposed to last six months, but went one for a year and a half. This time he was on honeymoon with his partner and wife, Carmen Dehan.
It was the first time John Stone had been back to London for fifteen years.
To Kill Upon A Kiss A Dead Cold Mystery Book 10#ad - But it is also clear that Wayne is not giving anything away for free. He wants his liberty. Stone believes wayne harris belongs where he is, behind bars, but as he and Dehan begin to look into the case they soon realize the horrific truth: they are dealing with a psychopathic serial killer who will stop at nothing to sate his lust for blood.
To Kill Upon A Kiss A Dead Cold Mystery Book 10 #ad - Wayne wants something in return. When wayne harris contacts detectives stone and dehan, and tells them he has information relating to the Westchester Angel murder two years earlier, of the 43rd Precinct’s cold case unit, they agree to go and see him – at Rikers Island. And the only clue they have to his identity lies with Wayne Harris.
Yet, doing a deal with him, may be the worst mistake of their careers…. It soon becomes clear that Wayne has genuine information about the murder, information he could only have if he had been there.