The Absent One

Author: Jussi Adler-Olsen

Publisher: Dutton Adult

ISBN: 0142196835

Category: Fiction

Page: 406

View: 7225

Detective Carl M²investigates the twenty-year-old murders of a brother and sister whose confessed killer may actually be innocent, a case with ties to a homeless woman and powerful adversaries.

Buried

Author: Jussi Adler-Olsen

Publisher: Michael Joseph

ISBN: 9781405909808

Category: Cold cases (Criminal investigation)

Page: 592

View: 1811

Over three years ago, a civil servant vanished after returning from a work trip to Africa. Missing, presumed dead, the man's family still want answers.It is one of the many unsolved crimes left for Department Q, Denmark's cold case unit headed up by Detective Carl Morck.But what Carl doesn't know is that the key to the investigation is in Copenhagen. Fifteen-year-old Marco Jameson is tough, smart and suspicious of police. Sleeping rough and hiding in the shadows is his way of life. But what is he running from - and what does he know worth killing him for?

The Scarred Woman

Author: Jussi Adler-Olsen

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0525954953

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 6021

The New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author of The Keeper of Lost Causes delivers his most captivating and suspenseful Department Q novel yet--perfect for fans of Stieg Larsson. Detective Carl Mørck of Department Q, Copenhagen's cold cases division, meets his toughest challenge yet when the dark, troubled past of one of his own team members collides with a sinister unsolved murder. In a Copenhagen park the body of an elderly woman is discovered. The case bears a striking resemblance to another unsolved homicide investigation from over a decade ago, but the connection between the two victims confounds the police. Across town a group of young women are being hunted. The attacks seem random, but could these brutal acts of violence be related? Detective Carl Mørck of Department Q is charged with solving the mystery. Back at headquarters, Carl and his team are under pressure to deliver results: failure to meet his superiors' expectations will mean the end of Department Q. Solving the case, however, is not their only concern. After an earlier breakdown, their colleague Rose is still struggling to deal with the reemergence of her past--a past in which a terrible crime may have been committed. It is up to Carl, Assad, and Gordon to uncover the dark and violent truth at the heart of Rose's childhood before it is too late.

The Hanging Girl

A Department Q Novel

Author: Jussi Adler-Olsen

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698194330

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 9860

New York Times and internationally bestselling author Jussi Adler-Olsen returns with the sixth book in his exhilarating Department Q series, featuring Detective Carl Mørck and his enigmatic assistants, Assad and Rose. In the middle of his usual hard-won morning nap in the basement of police headquarters, Carl Mørck, head of Department Q, receives a call from a colleague working on the Danish island of Bornholm. Carl is dismissive when he realizes that a new case is being foisted on him, but a few hours later, he receives some shocking news that leaves his headstrong assistant Rose more furious than usual. Carl has no choice but to lead Department Q into the tragic cold case of a vivacious seventeen-year-old girl who vanished from school, only to be found dead hanging high up in a tree. The investigation will take them from the remote island of Bornholm to a strange sun worshipping cult, where Carl, Assad, Rose, and newcomer Gordon attempt to stop a string of new murders and a skilled manipulator who refuses to let anything—or anyone—get in the way.

The Darkest Day: An Inspector Barbarotti Novel 1

Author: Hakan Nesser

Publisher: Mantle

ISBN: 1760558060

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

View: 4128

The Darkest Day is the first novel in the five part Inspector Barbarotti series from renowned Swedish crime author Håkan Nesser. It’s December in the quiet Swedish town of Kymlinge, and the Hermansson family are gathering to celebrate father Karl-Erik and eldest daughter Ebba’s joint landmark birthdays. But beneath the guise of happy festivities, tensions are running high, and it’s not long before the night takes a dark and unexpected turn . . . Before the weekend is over, two members of the Hermansson family are missing, and it’s up to Inspector Barbarotti – a detective who spends as much of his time debating the existence of God as he does solving cases – to determine exactly what has happened. And he soon discovers he’ll have to unravel a whole tangle of sinister family secrets in the process . . .

Whiteout

Author: Ragnar Jónasson

Publisher: Orenda Books

ISBN: 1910633909

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

View: 2217

Two days before Christmas, a young woman is found dead beneath the cliffs of the deserted village of Kálfshamarvík. Did she jump, or did something more sinister take place beneath the lighthouse and the abandoned old house on the remote rocky outcrop? With winter closing in and the snow falling relentlessly, Ari Thór Arason discovers that the victim's mother and young sister also lost their lives in this same spot, twenty-five years earlier. As the dark history and its secrets of the village are unveiled, and the death toll begins to rise, the Siglufjordur detectives must race against the clock to find the killer, before another tragedy takes place. Dark, chilling and complex, Whiteout is a haunting, atmospheric and stunningly plotted thriller from one of Iceland's bestselling crime writers.

Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin 2017

Algorithmen - Systeme - Anwendungen. Proceedings des Workshops vom 12. bis 14. März 2017 in Heidelberg

Author: Klaus Hermann Maier-Hein, geb. Fritzsche,Thomas Martin Deserno, geb. Lehmann,Heinz Handels,Thomas Tolxdorff

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662543451

Category: Computers

Page: 368

View: 5276

In den letzten Jahren hat sich der Workshop "Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin" durch erfolgreiche Veranstaltungen etabliert. Ziel ist auch 2017 wieder die Darstellung aktueller Forschungsergebnisse und die Vertiefung der Gespräche zwischen Wissenschaftlern, Industrie und Anwendern. Die Beiträge dieses Bandes - einige davon in englischer Sprache - umfassen alle Bereiche der medizinischen Bildverarbeitung, insbesondere Bildgebung und -akquisition, Maschinelles Lernen, Bildsegmentierung und Bildanalyse, Visualisierung und Animation, Zeitreihenanalyse, Computerunterstützte Diagnose, Biomechanische Modellierung, Validierung und Qualitätssicherung, Bildverarbeitung in der Telemedizin u.v.m.

Watching You

Author: Arne Dahl

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 9781784705725

Category:

Page: 400

View: 3511

'Brilliant visceral writing with terrific pace, this book grips you like a vice from the very first line and never lets you go' PETER JAMES Someone is watching. At each abandoned crime scene there's a hidden clue: a tiny metal cog. Someone is sending Detective Sam Berger a message, someone who knows that only he will understand the cryptic trail. Someone knows. When another teenage girl disappears without trace, Sam must convince his superiors that they're dealing with a serial killer. As the police continue the hunt to find the latest victim, Sam is forced to unearth long-buried personal demons. He has no choice if he is to understand the killer's message before time runs out. Somebody is killing just for him.

The Shadow District

Author: Arnaldur Indridason

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473546052

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 1683

The first instalment in the thrilling new crime series from worldwide bestseller Arnaldur Indridason THE PAST In wartime Reykjavík, a young woman is found strangled in a dangerous area known as ‘the shadow district’. An Icelandic detective and a member of the American military police are on the trail of a brutal killer. THE PRESENT An elderly man is discovered dead on his bed, smothered with his own pillow. Konrád, a retired detective, finds old newspaper cuttings in the man’s home reporting the shadow district murder. It’s a crime Konrád remembers, having grown up in the same neighbourhood. A MISSING LINK Why, after all this time, would an old crime resurface? How are these events connected across the decades? And will Konrád’s link to the past help him solve the case and finally lay the ghosts of wartime Reykjavík to rest? ‘Arnaldur Indridason introduces a new hero... Beautifully told’ The Times ‘An international literary phenomenon’ Harlan Coben

Frozen Woman

Author: Jon Michelet

Publisher: Oldacastle Books

ISBN: 1843447754

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

View: 8665

A frozen body, a murdered biker, and a lawyer with nothing left to lose. In the depths of the Norwegian winter, a woman's frozen corpse is discovered in the garden of a notorious ex-lawyer, Vilhelm Thygesen. She has been stabbed to death. A young biker, a member of a gang once represented by the lawyer, is found dead in suspicious circumstances. Thygesen starts receiving anonymous threats, and becomes ensnared in a web of violence, crime and blackmail that spreads across Northern Europe. Does the frozen woman hold the key?

The Marco Effect

A Department Q Novel

Author: Jussi Adler-Olsen

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0147516625

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

View: 8134

Includes an excerpt from The Hanging Girl.

Secrets of Death

A Cooper and Fry Mystery

Author: Stephen Booth

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062690353

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 5864

For fans of Broadchurch, Louise Penny, and Peter Robinson comes a spellbinding new novel from internationally bestselling author Stephen Booth Residents of the Peak District are used to tourists descending on its soaring hills and brooding valleys. However, this summer brings a different kind of visitor to the idyllic landscape, leaving behind bodies and secrets. A series of suicides throughout the Peaks throws Detective Inspector Ben Cooper and his team in Derbyshire’s E Division into a race against time to find a connection to these seemingly random acts — with no way of predicting where the next body will turn up. Meanwhile, in Nottingham Detective Sergeant Diane Fry finds a key witness has vanished . . . But what are the mysterious Secrets of Death? And is there one victim whose fate wasn’t suicide at all?

The Keeper of Lost Causes

A Department Q Novel

Author: Jussi Adler-Olsen

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0452297907

Category: Fiction

Page: 407

View: 4440

Chief detective Carl M²rck, recovering from what he thought was a career-destroying gunshot wound, is relegated to cold cases and becomes immersed in the five-year disappearance of a politician.

Northern Ireland after the troubles

A society in transition

Author: Colin Coulter,Michael Murray

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 1847794882

Category: Political Science

Page: 280

View: 4696

In the last generation, Northern Ireland has undergone a tortuous yet remarkable process of social and political change. This collection of essays aims to capture the complex and shifting realities of a society in the process of transition from war to peace. The book brings together commentators from a range of academic backgrounds and political perspectives. As well as focusing upon those political divisions and disputes that are most readily associated with Northern Ireland, it provides a rather broader focus than is conventionally found in books on the region. It examines the cultural identities and cultural practices that are essential to the formation and understanding of Northern Irish society but are neglected in academic analyses of the six counties. While the contributors often approach issues from rather different angles, they share a common conviction of the need to challenge the self-serving simplifications and choreographed optimism that frequently define both official discourse and media commentary on Northern Ireland. Taken together, the essays offer a comprehensive and critical account of a troubled society in the throes of change.

The Alphabet House

Author: Jussi Adler-Olsen

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698186184

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 1791

In the tradition of Alan Furst, the #1 international bestselling author delivers his first stand-alone novel, a psychological thriller set in World War II Nazi Germany and 1970s England British pilots James Teasdale and Bryan Young have been chosen to conduct a special photo-reconnaissance mission near Dresden, Germany. Intelligence believes the Nazis are building new factories that could turn the tide of the war. When their plane is shot down, James and Bryan know they will be executed if captured. With an enemy patrol in pursuit, they manage to jump aboard a train reserved for senior SS soldiers wounded on the eastern front. In a moment of desperation, they throw two patients off the train and take their places, hoping they can escape later. But their act is too convincing and they end up in the Alphabet House, a mental hospital located far behind enemy lines, where German doctors subject their patients to daily rounds of shock treatments and experimental drugs. The pilots’ only hope of survival is to fake insanity until the war ends, but their friendship and courage are put to the ultimate test when James and Bryan realize they aren’t the only ones in the Alphabet House feigning madness. Millions of fans around the world—and in this country—know Adler-Olsen for his award-winning Department Q series. His first stand-alone, The Alphabet House, is the perfect introduction for those who have yet to discover his riveting work.

Forecasting the Health of Elderly Populations

Author: Kenneth G. Manton,Burton H. Singer,Richard M. Suzman

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461393329

Category: Mathematics

Page: 371

View: 1381

Models to forecast changes in mortality, morbidity, and disability in elderly populations are essential to national and state policies for health and welfare programs. This volume presents a wide-ranging survey of the forecasting of health of elderly populations, including the modelling of the incidence of chronic diseases in the elderly, the differing perspectives of actuarial and health care statistics, and an assessment of the impact of new technologies on the elderly population. Amongst the topics covered are - uncertainties in projections from census and social security data and actuarial approaches to forecasting - plausible ranges for population growth using biol ogical models and epidemiological time series data - the financing of long term care programs - the effects of major disabling diseases on health expenditures - forecasting cancer risks and risk factors As a result, this wide-ranging volume will become an indispensable reference for all those whose research touches on these topics.

Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

A Practical Guide

Author: T. R. Srinivas,Daniel A. Shoskes

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781607616429

Category: Medical

Page: 442

View: 3320

The transplant physicians and surgeons at Cleveland Clinic have collaborated to produce, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation: A Practical Guide. This volume is devoted to kidney and pancreas transplantation and is well grounded in scientific principles, quantitative clinical reasoning, clinical pharmacology, tested clinical practices and overall clinical applicability. Also addressed are key aspects in the initiation, maintenance and sustained growth of viable clinical programs in kidney and pancreas transplantation. Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation: A Practical Guide will be of great value to transplant physicians as well as medical and surgical fellows who intend to pursue an interest in transplantation.

The Legacy

Author: Yrsa Sigurdardottir

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781473621534

Category:

Page: 400

View: 8390

The first in an exciting new series from the author of THE SILENCE OF THE SEA, winner of the 2015 Petrona Award for best Scandinavian Crime Novel. The only witness to a shocking murder is the victim's ten-year-old daughter, Margret. The police turn to the Children's House for their expertise in childhood trauma. Freyja doesn't much like the police - especially the detective in charge, Huldar. But she does want to help them catch the killer. And when more people die - their murders heralded by strange messages, texts, and strings of numbers - only working together will prevent danger getting ever closer to home.

Mercy

Author: Jussi Adler-Olsen

Publisher: Windsor

ISBN: 9781445871189

Category: Detective and mystery stories

Page: 485

View: 2731

"Carl Mørck used to be a good homicide detective. One of Copenhagen's best, in fact. Then a bullet almost took his life. Two of his colleagues weren't so lucky, and Carl, because he didn't draw his gun, blames himself. Now his erratic behaviour is going to cost him his job. It's just a matter of time. So promotion is the last thing he expects. Newly created Department Q deals with 'cases of special focus'. His former colleagues think it's a joke - a home for hopeless cases. Carl, leading it, will fit right in. Except that his first case is that of missing politician Merete Lynggaard. She vanished five years ago. Everyone assumes she's dead. Everyone assumes it's a waste of time. Everyone, that is, except Carl. Because Merete isn't dead - at least not yet." --Publisher description.

New Harry Hole Thriller

The Thirst Free Ebook Sampler

Author: Jo Nesbo

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473549027

Category: Fiction

Page: 528

View: 5954

HARRY HOLE IS BACK! READ THE OPENING CHAPTERS OF THE BLISTERING NEW THRILLER FROM THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE SNOWMAN AND POLICE AHEAD OF PUBLICATION. THERE’S A NEW KILLER ON THE STREETS... A woman is found murdered after an internet date. The marks left on her body show the police that they are dealing with a particularly vicious killer. HE’S IN YOUR HOUSE... HE’S IN YOUR ROOM Under pressure from the media to find the murderer, the force know there’s only one man for the job. But Harry Hole is reluctant to return to the place that almost took everything from him. Until he starts to suspect a connection between this killing and his one failed case. HE’S OUT FOR BLOOD When another victim is found, Harry realises he will need to put everything on the line if he’s to finally catch the one who got away. 'An expertly plotted, compelling and gripping white-knuckle ride... Nesbo deserves to be crowned the king of all crime thriller writers' Sunday Express on THE SON 'Nesbo deploys all the key ingredients of a cracking good thriller with expertise and verve. The ticking clock, the tension expertly ratcheted ever upwards, the changing scenery, the constantly shifting goalposts and the effortless, triumphant outpacing of the reader's ability to guess what's going to happen will keep you gripped to the last page' Guardian on THE LEOPARD 'The undisputed king of Scandinavian crime fiction' The Times 'Scandinavian crime thrillers don’t come much darker or more tense than the best-selling Harry Hole series, and this tenth outing for the Norwegian detective is the best yet' Sunday Mirror on POLICE