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Sam's primary objective is to get to the truth before his candidate loses the election in the fallout of suspicion and scandal. Jewish private detective Benny Cooperman is hired by the widow of Jack Dowden to investigate the death of her truck-driver husband and finds himself uncovering dirty dealings, including illegal toxic waste dumping and murder, at the Kinross Disposals Company.
When last seen in The Glass Rainbow, the previous book in the Dave Robicheaux series, Robicheaux was recovering in a New Orleans hospital from a near-fatal bullet wound. Immobilized and heavily medicated by morphine, he was visited there by a beautiful Creole woman named Tee Jolie Melton. After she's gone, his fond, hazy remembrances of her are rekindled by one song, "Creole Belle" on the iPod that she left behind.
Now obsessed by the song and thoughts of her, he goes in search of her. He finds instead the frozen corpse of her sister floating at sea. As he grapples with that mystery, an oil rig explodes on the Gulf threatening the cherished environs of the bayous. Robicheaux then swings into action, leading the charge against the destruction of both the land and the people he has sworn to protect. Bones of Coral by James W. Returning to Key West to investigate the death of his estranged father, Miami paramedic Shaw Chandler uncovers evidence linking a twenty-year-old double murder with a father-son team of experts in the art of illegal disposal of biochemical weapons.
West Coast private investigator Jeri Howard becomes involved in business sabotage, wildlife mutilation, and murder, in a complicated case of environmental intrigue. Wall street millionaire Carl Trudeau purchases an unsuspecting Mississippi State Supreme Court judge candidate when a lower court rules against one of his chemical companies for dumping toxic waste into a small town's water supply causing a cancer cluster.
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In a seedy D. The next day, America learns that two of its Supreme Court justices have been assassinated. And in New Orleans, a young law student prepares a legal brief To Darby Shaw it was no more than a legal shot in the dark, a brilliant guess. To the Washington establishment it was political dynamite. Suddenly Darby is witness to a murder -- a murder intended for her. NoveList: Ruthie Bergstrom, a beautiful young mother, develops a mysterious neurological illness. Is it a coincidence that she lives near an abandoned gas station where an experimental biological product has been used for environmental cleanup?
Dillon Love, a spirited young lawyer, takes on the largest law firm in Minnesota on her behalf. How far will he go for his client? On a night of torrential rain, a warrior appears near the Colombia River, where the Chinook people thrived before the hydroelectric dams came and changed their entire way of life. He has come to reclaim the river, to return it to its original majesty. Soon after, government employees are found murdered with elaborate harpoons. As the body count grows, Francine Smohalla, a government marine biologist of Chinook and white descent, embarks on her own investigation of the bizarre murders.
Joe Graves is a self-sufficient loner born on a stormy night in the back of a pick-up truck. For decades, his family has struggled to survive in arid southeastern Montana, becoming intimately acquainted with the land and its fauna. When the nefarious and aptly named Dark Star corporation comes nosing around the Graves property, Joe discovers that his father sold the family's mineral rights before he died, and Dark Star is now interested in strip-mining the ranch for coal.
Biologist Angela Haynes is accustomed to dark, lonely nights as one of the few humans at a penguin research station in Patagonia. She has grown used to the cries of penguins before dawn, to meager supplies and housing, to spending most of her days in one of the most remote regions on earth. What she isn't used to is strange men washing ashore, which happens one day on her watch. The man won't tell her his name or where he came from, but Angela, who has a soft spot for strays, tends to him, if for no other reason than to protect her birds and her work.
When she later learns why he goes by an alias, why he is a refugee from the law, and why he is a man without a port, she begins to fall in love-and embarks on a journey that takes her deep into Antarctic waters, and even deeper into the emotional territory she thought she'd left behind. The Glass Factory by K. Wishnia ISBN: When street-smart Latina cop Filomena "Fil" Buscarsela investigates a glass factory in a rundown New York City neighborhood, she finds herself embroiled in a dangerous case involving toxic dumping, crooked politicians, and murder.
Harry Lightstone -- Fish and Wildlife undercover cop -- never dreamed he'd have to fight an all-out guerilla war single-handedly. But then he met a bloody band of industrialist, financiers and sadistic assassins, bent on destroying the environmental movement. From Yellowstone to the Everglades to Alaska's arctic wastes, these killers pursue Harry and his girl. If they catch them, hell will follow. Henry Lightstone, the Fish and Wildlife Service's top undercover agent, has been sent with his team on a sting operation to the Pacific Northwest.
Posing as corrupt animal smugglers looking to bag some illegal game, they are hoping to bag some illegal gamers. He'll have a lot of obstacles cross his path: a crooked congressman, a ruthless coalition of industrialists, a traitorous Army Ranger hunter-killer team team, and a band of crazy, gun-toting, right-wing woodsmen, to name a few. LoPinto; C. Meet Juliana Del Rio During her day job at the EPA, she's just a regular bureaucrat "lab rat" that craves real adventure and excitement in her life.
Her real burning passion has always been to get into law enforcement. Luckily Juliana gets her break by working with the FBI as a consultant helping them identify and solve crimes.
In New York City, Juliana teams up with Sean Ryan, a stubborn, over-the-hill chauvinistic ex-nark who drinks on the job and could care less about environmental crimes like ocean dumping. Right off the bat, Sean doesn't think highly of Juliana as an agent or "woman cop", yet they end up being teamed to pose as a husband and wife on a cruise to Alaska to catch a crooked boat captain from ocean dumping. Besides the friction between Juliana and Sean, things become a lot more serious when they discover there's a lot more going on than dumping dry cleaning fluid into the ocean. Greenwar by Laura J.
A novel on eco-terrorism featuring Gabe Cervantes who bombs enterprises polluting the sea off Florida. At the receiving end is Emma Tooke, a woman from his past who is now an executive with one of the polluting enterprises. Something is fishy at Brick Termain Enterprises, a local mining company, and Spider Latham has been hired to figure it out. Did the regional manager run off, or did something more sinister happen to him? Opposed to the harvesting of the Perdido River's waters are Joseph Openshaw, an environmental activist who has returned to his hometown; Steph Pace, his old flame; Curtis Hope, an ecologist and Pomo Indian; and Timothy McNear, who has been intimidated into selling his mill, once the town's main employer, to AS.
As the four struggle to stop AS, ugly truths about themselves and their town are uncovered. Publisher's Weekly: Glass's debut, an anxiety-inducing thriller about global warming, effectively taps a hot topic and handles it with flair. In , vast regions of America's coast—Florida, Texas, California—are underwater. Catastrophic hurricanes regularly sweep through the South.
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