Download E-books The Lady from Zagreb (A Bernie Gunther Novel) PDF

By Philip Kerr

From  New York Times–bestselling writer Philip Kerr, the much-anticipated go back of Bernie Gunther in a sequence hailed by way of Malcolm Forbes as “the most sensible crime novels round today.”
 
A appealing actress, a emerging superstar of the large German movie corporation UFA, now managed by means of the Propaganda Ministry. The very shrewdpermanent, very harmful Propaganda Minister—close confidant of Hitler, an bold schemer and flagrant libertine. And Bernie Gunther, former Berlin murder bull, now compelled to do favors for Joseph Goebbels on the Propaganda Minister’s command.

This time, the desire is own. And this time, not anything is what it seems.

Set down amid the killing fields of Ustashe-controlled Croatia, Bernie unearths himself in a global of senseless brutality the place all people has a hidden schedule. ideal territory for a real cynic whose intuition is to belief no one.

Nominated for the Edgar Award for Best Novel 2015

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Download E-books Critique of Criminal Reason: A Mystery (Hanno Stiffeniis Mysteries) PDF

By Michael Gregorio

An overseas Bestseller and Playboy top ebook of 2006

It has been years considering the fact that Immanuel Kant's landmark philosophical paintings, Critique of natural Reason, introduced him status all through Europe and made him Königsberg's best-known citizen. Now, rumors have began to floor of a brand new paintings by way of this getting older yet nonetheless acute brain. but in contrast to his prior paintings, this ebook won't research the brain of the typical guy, however the brain of the serial killer.

Detective Hanno Stiffeniis has been known as to the town to discover the perpetrator in an enigmatic string of murders. Are they a part of a plot shaped by way of Napoleon's spies to undermine the Prussian king, or the paintings of a solitary killer? The case would appear unsolvable, have been it now not for the help and unrivaled mind of his mentor, Immanuel Kant. jointly the younger detective and the aged, eccentric thinker needs to music down the killer who has the town through the throat.

Atmospheric, exciting, and clever, this acclaimed novel is refined, page-turning crime at its best.

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Download E-books The Memory Key PDF

By Liana Liu

Lora Mint is set to not forget.

Though her mother's been lifeless for 5 years, Lora struggles to recollect each aspect approximately her—most very important, the categorical occasions that happened the evening she sped off in her automobile, by no means to return.

But in a global ravaged through Vergets ailment, a viral type of Alzheimer's, that won't effortless. often Lora is aided by means of her reminiscence key, a standard-issue chip embedded in her mind that preserves stories simply the best way a human mind might. Then a minor coincidence damages Lora's key, and her stories pass haywire. without warning Lora recalls a second from the evening of her mother's disappearance that exhibits her dying was once no coincidence. Can she belief those previously forgotten thoughts? Or is her skill to recollect each painful a part of her prior riding her slowly mad—burying the reality forever?

Lora's tale of eager for her misplaced mother—and for the reality at the back of her damaged memories—takes readers on a twisty experience. The real, emotional narrative sparks attention-grabbing questions about reminiscence and privateness in a global that more and more depends on digital recall.

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Download E-books Ripley Under Water PDF

By Patricia Highsmith

"Ripley is an unmistakable descendant of Gatsby, that 'penniless younger guy with out a prior' who will cease at nothing."―Frank Rich

Now a part of American movie and literary lore, Tom Ripley, "a bisexual psychopath and paintings forger who murders with out regret while his comforts are threatened" (New York occasions publication Review), was once Patricia Highsmith's favourite construction. In those volumes, we discover Ripley ensconced on a French property with a prosperous spouse, a world-class artwork assortment, and a previous to conceal. In Ripley below Ground (1970), an artwork forgery is going awry and Ripley is threatened with publicity; in The Boy Who Ripley (1980), Highsmith explores Ripley's bizarrely paternal courting with a younger runaway, whose abduction attracts them into Berlin's seamy underworld; and in Ripley lower than Water (1991), Ripley is faced by means of a snooping American couple captivated with the disappearance of an paintings collector who visited Ripley years sooner than. greater than the other American literary personality, Ripley offers "a lens to look into the sinister machinations of human habit" (John Freeman, Pittsburgh Gazette).

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Download E-books Remains of Innocence: A Brady Novel of Suspense (Joanna Brady Mysteries) PDF

By J. A. Jance

Sheriff Joanna Brady needs to resolve complicated instances which may be tied jointly in New York Times bestselling writer J. A. Jance’s exciting story of suspense that brings to existence Arizona’s Cochise County and the desolate tract Southwest in all its attractiveness and mystery.

An outdated lady, a hoarder, is loss of life of emphysema in nice Barrington, Massachusetts. In cleansing out her apartment, her daughter, Liza Machett, discovers a fortune in hundred buck debts hidden within the tall stacks of books and magazines that crowd each corner.

Tracing the money’s origins will take Liza on a trip that might lead to Cochise County, the place Sheriff Joanna Brady is embroiled in a private secret of her personal. a guy she considers a family members buddy is located lifeless on the backside of a gap in a limestone cavern close to Bisbee. And now there's the secret of Liza and the cash. Are the 2 disparate situations hooked up? It’s as much as Joanna to discover out.

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Download E-books The Assassin's Riddle (Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan) PDF

By Paul Doherty, Paul Harding

It is the summer time of 1380 and the corpse of Edwin Chapler, clerk of the place of work of the fairway Wax of the Chancery, has been pulled from the Thames: Chapler has drowned, yet now not earlier than he obtained a vicious blow to the again of the pinnacle. Then Bartholomew Drayton, a usurer and money-lender, is located lifeless in his strongroom, a crossbow firmly embedded in his chest: a true secret as the windowless strongroom was once locked and barred from the interior. So who killed him? and the way? And are the 2 deaths hooked up? Sir John Cranston, the Coroner of the town of London, involves survey the scene. whilst different clerks are murdered, every one with a riddle pinned to his corpse, Cranston enlists the aid of his secretarius, Brother Athelstan – and jointly they have to pit their wits opposed to a perilous adversary bent on homicide and mayhem.

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Download E-books Taken at the Flood (Hercule Poirot Mysteries) PDF

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth leave out 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 complicated puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. In her vintage puzzler Taken on the Flood, the indefatigable Poiroit investigates the troubling case of a twice-widowed woman.

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Download E-books I'll Be Seeing You PDF

By Mary Higgins Clark

From the “Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark, a gripping and twisting secret that includes a tv information reporter who reveals herself drawn right into a terrifying net of treachery, the place not anything is because it turns out and the reality could be too devastating to pursue...

The murdered lady might have been her double. whilst reporter Meghan Collins sees the sheet-wrapped corpse in a brand new York urban health facility, she feels as though she's staring into her personal face. And Meghan has issues adequate already with no this weird and wonderful adventure. 9 months in the past, her much-loved father's motor vehicle spun off a brand new York bridge. Now, investigators are asserting that there is no hint of his automobile within the river, they usually suspect he faked his personal demise. With scary velocity, hyperlinks begin to look among Meghan's father and her useless lookalike. Meghan could be at risk herself, yet she's made up our minds to discover the reality to the secret. In a nightmare trip spiraling from manhattan to Connecticut to Arizona, Meghan reveals that the reality can occasionally be lethal.

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Download E-books The Raven in the Foregate (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael) PDF

By Ellis Peters

It really is Christmas, A.D. 1141, Abbot Radulfus returns from London, bringing with him a clergyman for the vacant residing of Holy pass, sometimes called the Foregate. the recent priest is a guy of presence, studying, and self-discipline, yet he lacks humility and the typical contact. whilst he's chanced on drowned within the fishpond, suspicion is solid upon a tender guy who arrived with the priest's educate and used to be despatched to paintings in Brother Cadfael's backyard. certainly, he's quickly stumbled on to be an impostor. To Brother Cadfael, now falls the commonplace activity of checking out the advanced strands of innocence and guilt.

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Download E-books Tunnel Vision (V.I. Warshawski Novels) PDF

By Sara Paretsky

Stubbornness has landed deepest eye V.I. Warshawski in sizeable hassle at her Chicago office.  With her grand outdated Loop construction set to be razed, she's turn into a hold-out tenant amid frayed wiring and frightening, empty corridors.  Then she reveals a homeless lady with 3 young children within the basement, and prior to she will be able to rescue them, they disappear.  Worst of all, she's been implicated in a murder--after the physique of Deirdre Messenger, a in demand lawyer's spouse, turns up sprawled throughout her desk.

V.I., who had volunteered with Deirdre at a women's protect, suspects her loss of life is associated with a case of upper-class household abuse so slickly hid that the police refuse to think it.  Increasingly at odds with the police officers, V.I. is blindly plunging forward after the truth.  And her direction could lead on to corruption on the maximum levels.or deep into the deserted tunnels underneath Chicago's streets, the place secrets and techniques are hiding at nighttime like a child's--or V.I.'s--worst nightmare.

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