Category: Crime

Download E-books Bitter Remedy: An Alec Blume Case PDF

By Conor Fitzgerald

There is no medication for murder...Commissario Alec Blume, on overall healthiness depart and fleeing his associate Caterina, has retreated from Rome to crucial Italy. on the Villa Romanelli he enrolls on a normal treatments path carried out by means of a tender lady named Silvana. yet faraway from improving or resolving his transformations with Caterina, a feverish Blume turns into remoted and gradual with disorder. more and more ill-at-ease within the stifling surroundings, the darkish heritage of the crumbling villa and its once-magnificent gardens attracts him in. And while a Romanian woman who works for Silvana's ambiguous fiance Niki asks for his aid, Blume reveals himself dragged into the shadowy case of a lacking woman, and the key horrors of the garden's malign good looks.

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Download E-books Double Cross: The Explosive Inside Story of the Mobster Who Controlled America PDF

that includes a brand-new creation via the writer, this New York instances bestseller offers an within exposé  of mob boss Sam Giancana—talented businessman, Las Vegas entrepreneur, ruthless killer, and out of doors participant for the CIA’s dirtiest deeds. Giancana clawed his approach to the head of the Mafia hierarchy via beginning as a success guy for Al Capone. He partied with significant stars equivalent to Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe and did enterprise with brokers starting from the CIA to the Vatican to the shah of Iran. while Joe Kennedy gave Giancana the opportunity to take advantage of mob muscle to get his son John elected, Giancana jumped on the activity. however the Kennedy brothers double-crossed him, waging full-scale battle on equipped crime in the course of the usa, and Giancana came across himself going after the Kennedys. surely, his tale, written with suspense and fair conviction, replaced the process American historical past. This stunning, inside-the-syndicate tell-all finds Giancana's first-person testimony relating to his involvement within the deaths of Monroe and others, between different stunning secrets and techniques

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Download E-books Le Vieil Homme et les loups PDF

By Julia Kristeva

Ce récit fantastique est aussi un roman policier.

Des loups envahissent Santa Barbara, ils tuent bêtes et gens, changent les visages des hommes et des femmes: tout le monde devient boastful, criminel, animal.

Une noyée anonyme est repêchée dans le lac. Alba et Vespasien ne songent qu'à s'entretuer, tandis que le Vieil Homme - seul être vigilant qui proceed à refuser los angeles barbarie ambiante - meurt d'une mort inexplicable. Qui est l'assassin?

Stéphanie Delacour, journaliste, se transforme en détective pour mener l'enquête. Elle detect une civilisation en pleine métamorphose. Ex-démocratie populaire ou bien société superlibérale qui a perdu ses valeurs, Santa Barbara est un condensé de haine et de crime banalisé.

Cette imaginative and prescient à l. a. Goya noir, appliquée au monde actuel, s'impose au détective à partir d'un deuil qui brûle au coeur de son magazine intime. Le Vieil Homme et les loups s'adresse ainsi à ceux qui, ayant perdu une personne aimée, s'étiolent d'angoisse devant l'inimaginable de l. a. mort et cherchent à dire los angeles violence de leur solitude sans partage.

Le roman policier rejoint à cet quick le conte philosophique.

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Download E-books Six Graves to Munich PDF

By Mario Puzo

A novel of blood and vengeance from the number 1 New York Times bestselling writer of The Godfather.

Michael Rogan used to be an intelligence officer at the back of enemy traces in global conflict II Europe. yet he made the error of falling in love, which gave him whatever to lose-or to be taken from him.

Captured by way of the Nazis, Michael was once handled as an scan. a bit of meat. an issue upon which his captors dedicated atrocity upon atrocity. yet now not prior to they did a similar to his wife-and unborn son. he is lived with the horror of that have for ten years.

Now, Michael Rogan has back to Europe to discover the lads who tortured him. And he'll ensure that they by no means need to stay with the horror as he did...

they'll die with it.

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Download E-books Poirot's Early Cases PDF

By Agatha Christie

Captain Hastings recounts 18 of Poirot's early circumstances from the times ahead of he used to be famous...Hercule Poirot extremely joyful in telling people who he used to be most likely the easiest detective on the earth. So turning again the clock to track eighteen of the situations which helped determine his specialist popularity was once constantly going to be a desirable adventure. together with his occupation nonetheless in its early life, the panache with which Hercule Poirot may remedy even the main confusing secret is apparent. Chronicled by way of his pal Captain Hastings, those eighteen early instances - from robbery and theft to kidnapping and homicide - have been all bound to attempt Poirot's soon-to-be-famous 'little gray cells' to their absolute restrict.

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Download E-books DreadfulWater Shows Up PDF

By Thomas King

From award-winning literary writer Thomas King (aka Hartley GoodWeather) comes a classy secret debut that includes ex-California cop Thumps DreadfulWater, a wise and savvy Cherokee Indian whose witty external belies a shrewdpermanent, obdurate sleuth.

With his cop lifestyles formally at the back of him, Thumps now makes his dwelling as a fine-arts photographer in Chinook -- a western city snuggled up opposed to a reservation that's suffering for monetary independence through funding in a glitzy new inn and on line casino complicated known as Buffalo Mountain. It's a slow-paced, strong lifestyles for Thumps and his eccentric cat, highway. more often than not. but if a lifeless physique turns up in a single of the just-completed luxurious condos, issues switch quickly -- and never for the higher. Photographing corpses isn't really a part of Thumps's grasp plan.

He can't aid getting concerned, specially while he realizes that the number 1 suspect is Stanley "Stick" service provider, anticondo protestor and wayward son of Claire service provider, head of the tribal council and Thumps's onetime love. If it impacts Claire, it impacts Thumps.

It turns out that Stick disappeared with regards to the time of the homicide. twist of fate? or simply undesirable timing? Thumps is familiar with that the police frequently shoot smart-ass children first and ask questions later. He doesn't wish that to occur to stay. yet can Thumps locate Stick in time? and will Thumps discover a killer earlier than a killer unearths Thumps?

DreadfulWater indicates Up marks the coming of a detective with a distinction. With strength and verve and a truly detailed voice, Thomas King and Hartley GoodWeather create an interesting and unique page-turner that zings with memorable characters and biting social observation.

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Download E-books Hotel Bosphorus (Kati Hirschel Murder Mystery) PDF

By Esmahan Aykol

"What issues is that [Esmahan] Aykol makes use of the style to inform us a bit extra in regards to the international than we’re used to listening to from extra advertisement writers."—Newsday

"A impressive novel approximately Istanbul. The Turkish lifestyle, prejudices, males, politics, corruption—Esmahan Aykol writes approximately these types of with a mild and funny touch."—Petros Markaris, writer of Che devoted Suicide and Zone Defence

"Bubbling with hedonism, enthusiasm, love of existence and books, this could be obligatory examining for these holidaying in Turkey, viewers to Istanbul, and fans of crime novels."—Hamburger Abendblatt

This debut via a tender Turkish girl novelist is determined in her loved Istanbul. The heroine, Kati Hirschel, is a foreigner and proud proprietor of the one secret bookstore on the town. whilst the director of a movie starring an old style pal is located murdered in his resort room, Kati can't withstand the temptation to begin her personal maverick research. finally, her pal Petra is the police's primary suspect, and examining all these detective novels should have taught Kati something.

This suspenseful story of homicide contains a heroine who's humorous, feisty and undresses males in her brain extra usually than she would favor. It makes use of humor, social statement, or even erotic delusion to reveal Western prejudices approximately Turkey, in addition to Turkish stereotyping of different Europeans.

Esmahan Aykol used to be born in 1970 in Edirne, Turkey. She was once a journalist for a couple of Turkish courses and radio stations. After a stint as a bartender she became to fiction writing. Hotel Bosphorus is her first novel and may be by means of others that includes Kati Hirschel.

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Download E-books Dead Weight (The Lizzy Gardner Series) PDF

By T.R. Ragan

Private investigator Lizzy Gardner is aware something or approximately dwelling long ago. As undefined, she was once terrorized through a serial killer, a tribulation that haunted her for greater than a decade prior to the maniac used to be ultimately stopped. So while terminally unwell Ruth Fullerton begs Lizzy to reopen the chilly case into her daughter’s disappearance, it’s challenging to decline. greater than 20 years have handed on account that Carol Fullerton vanished, forsaking her vehicle via the aspect of a California highway. The police wrote her off as a runaway, but anything tells Lizzy the reality isn’t so easy…

Carol’s chilly case has slightly began to thaw while Andrea Kramer indicates up at Lizzy’s door. Andrea’s sister, Diane, has been lacking for months, and she’s confident a charismatic weightloss guru—part Tony Robbins and half Richard Simmons—is accountable. Diane was once overweight, yet might her obsession with shedding weight have ended in her disappearance?

As if lively lacking people circumstances weren’t adequate, Lizzy is additionally attempting to deal with her teenage assistants, together with one as wounded and haunted via her earlier as Lizzy.

Fast-paced and deftly plotted, this notable follow-up to the best-selling Abducted unearths Sacramento PI Lizzy Gardner in over her head—but extra made up our minds than ever to assist these not anyone else will.

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