Download E-books Das Geheimnis der Heiligen Stadt: Historischer Roman PDF

By Simon Beaufort

Nicht alles ist heilig in der Heiligen Stadt Jerusalem, im Jahre 1100 n. Chr.: Die Eroberung der Heiligen Stadt liegt ein Jahr zurück, doch die Sarazenen sind keineswegs besiegt, und in der Stadt gibt es viele Widerstandsnester.

Geoffrey Mappestone ist einer der wenigen Ritter, die den Kreuzzug überlebt haben. Doch nun droht ihm neue Gefahr. Ein Mörder schleicht durch die Gassen der Stadt und tötet Ritter und Mönche. Die Mächtigen der Stadt beauftragen Geoffrey, den Fall zu untersuchen.

Schon bald gerät er zwischen die Fronten und stellt fest, dass eine Intrige im Gange ist - und dass selbst seine engsten Freunde auch tödliche Feinde sein könnten ...

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Download E-books All the Flowers Are Dying (Matthew Scudder, Book 16) PDF

By Lawrence Block

In his 16th Matthew Scudder novel, All the flora Are Dying, New York Times bestselling writer Lawrence Block takes the award-winning sequence to a brand new point of suspense and a brand new intensity of characterization. development at the serious and advertisement luck of Hope to Die, Block places Scudder -- and the reader -- on the very fringe of the abyss.

Scudder, a posh personality who has grown and elderly in genuine time, confronts the implacable problem of mortality. yet he should also take on a made up our minds, relentless, and icily inhuman adversary, might be the main unforgettable villain Block has ever created.

A guy in a Virginia felony awaits execution for 3 hideous murders he swears, within the face of irrefutable proof, he didn't dedicate. A psychologist who claims to think the convict spends hours with the guy in his dying row phone, and eventually watches within the gallery because the deadly injection is run. His paintings accomplished, the psychologist heads again to big apple urban to take care of unfinished company.

Meanwhile, Scudder has simply agreed to enquire the ostensibly suspicious on-line lover of an acquaintance. it sort of feels uncomplicated adequate. firstly. but if humans begin demise and the sufferers are more and more towards domestic, it turns into transparent vicious killer is at paintings. And the ultimate goals will be Matt and Elaine Scudder.

The suspense is breathtaking, the end result by no means convinced. a sequence that has garnered no finish of awards -- the Edgar, the Shamus, the Philip Marlowe, the MalteseFalcon -- has ascended to a dizzying new top. With this novel, Lawrence Block, who lately got the Diamond Dagger for lifetime success from the Crime Writers organization of the uk, is on the very most sensible of his shape.

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Download E-books The Murder of Roger Ackroyd: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries) PDF

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth omit Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and difficult puzzles to Harper Paperbacks…including the unforgettable Hercule Poirot vintage, The homicide of Roger Ackroyd, one in all her personal ten favourite novels.

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Download E-books The Beautiful Cigar Girl: Mary Rogers, Edgar Allan Poe, and the Invention of Murder PDF

By Daniel Stashower

A ugly homicide, a surprised urban, and Edgar Allan Poe come to lifestyles with brilliant aspect during this surprising precise tale via award-winning writer Daniel Stashower

On July 28, 1841, the battered physique of a tender lady was once discovered floating within the Hudson River. It used to be quickly came upon to be the beautiful Mary Rogers, a twenty-year-old cigar salesgirl who had long past lacking 3 days prior. via dusk, information of the girl’s demise had unfold and despatched ny right into a spasm of horror and outrage.

within the months that undefined, the grotesque information of the homicide driven American journalism into formerly unimagined geographical regions of lurid sensationalism. yet regardless of media pressures, long island City’s unregulated and disjointed police strength proved not able to mount a good research, and the crime remained unsolved.

A yr after Mary Rogers was once murdered, as public curiosity within the case started to wane, a suffering author named Edgar Allan Poe determined to tackle the case. on the time of the homicide, thirty-one-year-old Poe had lately released his groundbreaking detective tale "The Murders within the Rue Morgue." A yr later, in spite of the fact that, his fortunes had taken a downward flip. determined for achievement, Poe despatched his well-known detective, C. Auguste Dupin, at the case of an entire life: to resolve the baffling homicide of Mary Rogers in "The secret of Marie Rogêt."

In The attractive Cigar Girl, Edgar Award-winning writer Daniel Stashower deftly captures the drama and secret of latest York within the mid-nineteenth century, illuminating the spellbinding crime that remodeled a urban.

A Featured exchange number of Book-of-the-Month membership, secret Guild, Literary Guild, Doubleday and caliber Paperback booklet clubs.

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Download E-books Dead Man's Folly: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries) PDF

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth pass over Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her whole oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and complicated puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. while a ridicule homicide online game staged for charity threatens to show into the genuine factor, the intrepid Poirot is named in to participate during this Dead Man’s Folly.

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Download E-books Dying for Murder: A Cordi O'Callaghan Mystery PDF

Cordi O’Callaghan is trapped on a distant island study station and in excess of her head. whereas a storm rages, Cordi stalks a assassin ― or is it the wrong way round?

Zoologist Cordi O’Callaghan thinks she’s in for a calming birdsong research at a study station on Spaniel Island, off the coast of South Carolina. yet, as traditional, she can’t break out the chaos that follows her in all places she is going. As a typhoon rages, trapping her and the remainder of the researchers, the director of the station is located lifeless lower than troubling circumstances.

not able to withstand a secret, Cordi units out to enquire, and finally ends up getting a crash path at the lifestyles behavior of bats, sea turtles, and rattlesnakes ― and a refresher on tried homicide.

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Download E-books Beaglemania PDF

By Linda O. Johnston

Learn Linda O. Johnston's blogs and different content material at the Penguin group.

Lauren Vancouver is the top of HotRescues, a no-kill animal take care of north of l. a., yet it's usually human nature that places her within the course of threat. similar to while she is helping rescue 4 lovely beagle pups that have been dumped down a drainpipe at a foul dog mill. one of many mill's staff has a background of puppy abuse-and a bone to choose with Lauren. And while he's discovered lifeless at HotRescues after threatening her, Lauren must sniff out the genuine killer to maintain herself out of a cage...

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Download E-books Private Down Under PDF

By James Patterson, Michael White

The world's so much unique detective business enterprise opens a brand new workplace - in Australia!

With the simplest detectives within the enterprise, leading edge know-how and places of work worldwide, there's no research corporation fairly like deepest. Now, at a glittering release occasion overlooking the long-lasting Opera condominium, deepest Sydney throws open its doorways . . .

Craig Gisto and his newly shaped workforce have slightly raised their glasses, besides the fact that, whilst a tender Asian guy, blood-soaked and bullet-ridden, staggers into the social gathering, and what feels like a botched kidnapping seems to be lots extra.

Within days the agency's caseload is complete. however it is a awful homicide within the filthy rich jap Suburbs and the determined look for a reason that stretches the group to the restrict. Stacy Friel, buddy of the Deputy Commissioner of NSW Police, is not the killer's first sufferer - and because the our bodies mount up she's basically no longer the final . . .

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Download E-books Cross Country Murder Song PDF

By Philip Wilding

On a trip from the Jersey Shore to the Pacific Ocean the motive force crosses an the USA twisted past all popularity, pursued through ghosts of his worrying prior, and by way of the police, who've found the frightening secrets and techniques of his basement.

On and stale the line, we glimpse the lives of people that are touched by means of the motive force in a single manner or one other - a porn big name who can not practice; a widower searching for love; mom and dad who go back daily to the spot the place their son used to be killed. the driving force meddles, mixes and murders, heading in the direction of his personal macabre realisation of the yank Dream.

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