Download E-books Hostage to Murder: A Lindsay Gordon Mystery (Lindsay Gordon Mystery Series) PDF

By Val McDermid

“One of my favourite authors, Val McDermid is a vital writer—witty, by no means sentimental, taking us via suggest streets with the dexterity of a Chandler.”—Sara Paretsky

“There is not any one in modern crime fiction who has controlled to mix the visceral and the humane in addition to Val McDermid. . . . She’s the easiest we’ve got.”—The long island occasions ebook Review

“Val McDermid is among the brilliant lighting of the secret field.”—The Washington Post

“McDermid’s a skillful writer—comparisons with such American novelists as Sara Paretsky and Sue Grafton are acceptable. shrewdpermanent, soaking up and many fun.”—Chicago Tribune

Lindsay Gordon—investigative journalist, tenacious sleuth and unashamed lesbian—is dealing with a midlife quandary. again in her local Scotland after a protracted absence, she has no task, no associates and no wish to even take into consideration her girlfriend’s being concerned preoccupations. an opportunity come across with freelance reporter Rory McLaren deals her an impossible to resist invitation to open a brand new bankruptcy in her lifestyles. From there it is only a quick step to political corruption and different juicy stories—all welcome distractions from Lindsay’s difficulties at domestic. but if an area motor vehicle dealer’s stepson is abducted, Lindsay and Rory alternate journalism for detection. the path leads them to St. Petersburg and a perilous snatch-back operation that might try Lindsay to her absolute limits in each zone of her life.

Val McDermid grew up in a Scottish mining neighborhood and browse English at Oxford. After sixteen years in journalism, she turned a full-time author in 1991. a global bestseller, she’s released over 20 books. Her many awards contain the Gold Dagger, the la instances e-book Award and the Anthony. Val McDermid lives within the north of England.

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Download E-books Just After Sunset: Stories PDF

By Stephen King

The world over bestselling writer Stephen King—who has written greater than fifty books, dozens of no 1 New York Times bestsellers, and plenty of unforgettable movies—delivers an brilliant selection of brief tales. The tales during this assortment have seemed in The New Yorker, Playboy, McSweeney’s, The Paris Review, Esquire, and different publications.

Who yet Stephen King might flip a Port-O-San right into a slimy beginning canal, or a roadside honky-tonk right into a position for unending love? A booklet salesman with a complaint may perhaps decide up a mute hitchhiker, no longer understanding the silent guy within the passenger seat listens altogether too good. Or an workout on a desk bound bicycle, all started to lessen undesirable ldl cholesterol, may well take its rider on a captivating—and then terrifying—journey. Set on a distant key in Florida, “The Gingerbread woman” is a riveting story that includes a tender girl as vulnerable—and resourceful—as Audrey Hepburn’s personality in Wait till Dark. In “Ayana,” a blind woman works a miracle with a kiss and the contact of her hand. For King, the road among the residing and the useless is frequently blurry, and the seams that carry our truth intact may well tear aside at any second. in a single of the longer tales the following, “N.,” which lately broke new floor whilst it used to be tailored as a photograph electronic leisure, a psychiatric patient’s irrational pondering may create an apocalyptic possibility within the Maine countryside...or continue the realm from falling sufferer to it.

Just After Sunset—call it nightfall, name it twilight, it’s a time whilst human sex takes on an unnatural solid, whilst the mind's eye starts to arrive for shadows as they burn up to darkness and dwelling sunlight could be scared correct out of you. It’s definitely the right time for Stephen King.

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Download E-books Stained Glass PDF

Blackford Oakes returns! The secret agent who made SAVING THE QUEEN so memorable now tackles the matter of count number Axel Wintergrin, whose crusade for a unified Germany is inflicting panic on either side of the Iron Curtain. Oakes unearths himself deeply curious about chilly conflict cloak and dagger intrigue which beneficial properties the increase of a German anti-Fuehrer and his crusade to reunify divided Germany -- by means of international relations if attainable, through the Bomb if worthy. by no means has a son of Eli been so critically challenged.

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Download E-books The Creed of Violence PDF

By Boston Teran

Mexico, 1910. The panorama pulses with the strength of the impending revolution, an environment wealthy in chance for a legal resembling Rawbone. His fortune arrives around the haze of the Sierra Blanca within the type of a truck loaded with weapons.

But Rawbone’s plan spins opposed to him, and he quickly reveals himself on the Mexican-American border and within the palms of the Bureau of research. he's provided an opportunity for immunity, yet provided that he is of the same opinion to continue along with his scheme to convey the truck and its items to the Mexican oil fields whereas lower than the command of Agent John Lourdes. Rawbone sees no different alternative and is of the same opinion to the deal—but he fails to acknowledge the real identification of Agent Lourdes, a guy from deep inside of his past.

Set opposed to a backdrop of intrigue and corruption, The Creed of Violence is a saga concerning the scars of abandonment, the greed of struggle, and America’s historical past of international intervention for the sake of oil.

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Download E-books Orchid Blues (Holly Barker) PDF

By Stuart Woods

Now the bestselling writer brings again his small-town leader of police—and her amazing Doberman, Daisy—for one other exhilarating experience. . . .

When Holly’s marriage ceremony festivities are shattered by means of a brutal theft, she vows to discover the culprits. With not anything to head on however the inexplicable killing of an blameless bystander, Holly discovers facts that leads her into the midst of a extended family whose individuals are as mysterious as they're zealous. Holly’s father, Ham, a retired military grasp sergeant, is her price tag into their unusual international. What he reveals there boggles the brain and sucks them all—Holly, Ham, and Daisy—into a whirlpool of crazed criminal activity from which even the FBI can’t retailer them.…

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Download E-books Billion-Dollar Brain PDF

By Len Deighton

The vintage undercover agent mystery of deadly computer-age intrigue and a maniac’s deepest chilly warfare, that includes an identical nameless narrator and milieu of The IPCRESS File.

The fourth of Deighton’s novels to be narrated by way of the unnamed worker of WOOC(P) is the exciting tale of an anti-communist espionage community owned by way of a Texan billionaire, normal Midwinter, run from an enormous laptop advanced often called the Brain.

After having been recruited by means of Harvey Newbegin, the narrator travels from the bone-freezing wintry weather of Helsinki, Riga and Leningrad, to the stifling warmth of Texas, and shortly reveals himself tangling with enemies on each side of the Iron Curtain.

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Download E-books The English Girl: A Novel (Gabriel Allon) PDF

By Daniel Silva

Daniel Silva offers one other unbelievable mystery starring Gabriel Allon: The English Girl.

whilst a stunning younger British girl vanishes at the island of Corsica, a primary minister's profession is threatened with destruction. Allon, the wayward son of Israeli intelligence, is thrust right into a online game of shadows the place not anything is what it seems...and the place the one other thing harmful than his enemies can be the truth._

Silva's paintings has captured the mind's eye of hundreds of thousands around the world. His no 1 New York Times bestselling sequence, which chronicles the adventures of art-restorer and grasp undercover agent Gabriel Allon, has earned the compliment of readers and reviewers far and wide. This beautiful new page-turner from the undisputed grasp of secret agent fiction is bound to please new and previous enthusiasts alike.

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Download E-books The Fifth Assassin PDF

By Brad Meltzer

From John Wilkes sales space to Lee Harvey Oswald, there were greater than dozen assassination makes an attempt at the President of the United States.
Four were successful.
But now, Beecher White--the hero of the number 1 New York Times bestseller The internal Circle--discovers a killer in Washington, D.C., who is meticulously re-creating the crimes of those 4 males. Historians have branded them as 4 lone wolves. yet what in the event that they have been wrong?
Beecher is set to find the reality: that in the process 100 years, all 4 assassins have been secretly operating jointly. What was once their objective? For whom do they honestly paintings? And why are they making plans to kill the present President?
Beecher's approximately to determine. And such a lot terrifyingly, he is approximately to come back face-to-face with the 5th murderer.

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Download E-books Cinnamon Skin: A Travis McGee Novel PDF

By John D. MacDonald

From a liked grasp of crime fiction, Cinnamon Skin is one of the vintage novels that includes Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.
 
within the Florida Keys, a houseboat explodes in a massive white flash, immediately killing the honeymooners onboard. Travis McGee’s ally, Meyer, loses not just his domestic and each unmarried factor in it yet his final dwelling relative. Now he wishes solutions. And he and McGee plan to get them—or die trying.
 
“To diggers one thousand years from now, the works of John D. MacDonald will be a treasure at the order of the tomb of Tutankhamen.”—Kurt Vonnegut
 
If Travis McGee hadn’t prepared a lecture travel for his pal, Meyer will be useless. because it used to be, Meyer lent the John Maynard Keynes to his just-married niece, Norma, and her husband, Evan, hoping to provide them the proper honeymoon. as a substitute: tragedy. while a gaggle of Colombian terrorists take accountability for the brutal act, Meyer and McGee commute to Mexico to hunt justice. Or payback.
 
as soon as south of the border, Meyer and McGee notice many stuff: Evan’s seedy previous, a stunning neighborhood named Barbara, a deadly drug cartel, and, probably, even Meyer’s lengthy misplaced braveness. yet does Meyer, continually content material in McGee’s shadow, have what it takes to avenge the killing of the individual he enjoyed most?
 
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Download E-books Killing Ground (The Last Gunfighter) PDF

By William W. Johnstone

A united states this present day Bestselling writer -- The fortunate Lizard is undesirable success. no longer that the Nevada mine is empty; it is filled with silver. however the guy who thinks he owns it reasonable and sq. is in for a truly disagreeable shock -- a ruthless, hard-driving Easterner named Dex Brighton exhibits up with a doubtless legitimate declare. city marshal Frank Morgan has his suspicions, and sends for a few San Francisco felony eagles. they do not make it to Buckskin alive. Now Morgan realizes that Brighton from again East is directly from Hell...

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