Historia negra de los papas (Spanish Edition) by Javier García Blanco

By Javier García Blanco

¿Cuáles fueron los motivos que llevaron a Esteban VI a desenterrar el cadáver de su antecesor en el trono vaticano, el papa Formoso, y celebrar contra él el juicio más macabro de todos los tiempos? ¿Por qué Juan XII, el joven papa-príncipe, ha pasado a los angeles historia como aquel que celebraba curiosas «ceremonias» en los angeles residencia papal? ¿Qué sucedió tras el enfrentamiento entre los papas Dámaso II y Ursino, en l. a. Roma del siglo IV? ¿Por qué los angeles historia ha definido a Alejandro VI, el valenciano papa Borgia, como el más degenerado, corrupto y felony de todos? ¿Qué trama se tejió en torno a l. a. muerte de Juan Pablo I? ¿Cuáles son las claves de los escándalos vaticanos que han salpicado los papados de Benedicto XVI y el papa Francisco?

Esta es sólo una ínfima parte del contenido que encierra esta obra, un trabajo polémico con una sólida base histórica, que nos muestra una visión de l. a. parte más humana y pecaminosa de los angeles Iglesia de Roma, una institución con casi dos mil años de historia a sus espaldas y que, pese a su reducido tamaño sobre el mapa, ostenta un poder inmenso, capaz de influir en asuntos capitales de los angeles política internacional.

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Pig Behind The Bear. By Maria Nieto. Edited by Jose by Maria Nieto,Yasmeen Namazie,Jose Hernandez

By Maria Nieto,Yasmeen Namazie,Jose Hernandez

It’s 1971, 365 days after the killing of famed l. a. instances reporter, Rubén Salazar. A junior reporter, Alejandra Marisol, who works for the l. a. instances is requested to write down a commemorative piece on Salazar in popularity of the one-year anniversary of his dying. whereas doing paintings for the piece, Alejandra unearths that she is embroiled in a homicide secret that looks to have ties to Rubén Salazar’s loss of life. Alejandra uncovers a global of evil and corruption with the aid of an not going selection of those that turn into heroes and who problem us to imagine another way approximately ourselves and the realm we are living in; Rocky the philosophizing WWI veteran, Sumire, the clairvoyant ex-Japanese internment camp prisoner, Tía (Aunt) Carmen, the wise-cracker who can wield a strong left leg jab with a retractable prosthesis, Tony and Chucho, the local homeboys, and Gato the sweetness cat. Alejandra additionally will get aid from a dancing Jesus who feels misunderstood, and from his mother, Mary, who bestows Alejandra with a tube of lipstick that is helping Alejandra unharness her internal energy. The reader will go back and forth via streets and townships the place wealthy Angelino tradition involves existence, and the place tragedy and depression are remodeled into hope.

María Nieto’s “Pig at the back of the endure” is well a double deal with: a fast moving secret tale and a coming of age novel. on the heart of either tales is Alejandra Marisol, a tender L.A. instances journalist, who's as shrewdpermanent and brave as she is captivating and delicate. whereas learning a narrative in regards to the overdue L.A. instances reporter Rubén Salazar in 1971, she stumbles throughout a couple of ritualistic murders and different crimes opposed to the main susceptible between us: the kids and the immigrants. Her outrage fuels her decision to convey to justice the criminals. María Nieto has penned a so much fascinating crime tale, that includes a tender heroine but additionally lots of attractive characters of all ages—and sure, with lots of romances for every age, too! “Pig at the back of the undergo” is certain to trap the eye of either more youthful and older readers, who will retain turning the pages as quickly as they could until the exciting and enjoyable finish! Brava, María! Encore: otra, otra!
Lucha Corpi, writer of “Eulogy for a Brown Angel: a Gloria Damasco Mystery.”

Maria Nieto grew up within the Highland Park local of l. a. and moved from the realm in 1984 to wait a Ph.D graduate application in Immunology at UC Berkeley. Maria presently is living in Oakland and is a Professor of Biology at California kingdom collage, East Bay the place she has been engaged in underrepresented-minority pupil recruitment, instructing, and examine for over 23 years. As a researcher and educator, Maria’s writings have taken the shape of medical magazine guides, and extra lately renowned press articles. Pig in the back of The undergo represents Maria’s first paintings of fiction.

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L'Occhio di Dio (Italian Edition) by Giulio Leoni

By Giulio Leoni

Un antico manufatto dai poteri straordinari
Un esperimento rivoluzionario
Un traditore che agisce nell'ombra

Le sorti dello scontro fra Cristianità e Islam dipendono da un solo uomo: Galileo Galilei

Costantinopoli, 1605. Due uomini si guardano negli occhi, prima di salutarsi con un inchino. Il patto è sugellato. Padova, property del 1605. È l. a. donna più bella e conturbante che abbia mai visto. E los angeles più enigmatica. Come il misterioso congegno di cui è in possesso, giunto dalle Indie occidentali: l’Occhio di Dio. Usato un pace dagli imperatori Inca according to scoprire i traditori nascosti tra i cortigiani, perché in grado d’individuare anche in mezzo a una folla chi porti un’arma sotto le vesti. consistent with Galileo Galilei il segreto del suo funzionamento, e l. a. donna che lo custodisce, diventeranno un’ossessione. Palmanova, autunno del 1605. Ne ha sentito magnificare l. a. perfezione geometrica, gli è stata descritta fin nei minimi dettagli, ma nessun disegno o elogio avrebbe potuto preparare Galileo Galilei all’ingresso a Palmanova. Autore di due trattati di architettura militare, Galileo è stato ben lieto di raggiungere il suo amico Sagredo in keeping with collaborare alla fortificazione dei bastioni di quella rivoluzionaria città, eretta in difesa del confine orientale della Serenissima. Ma l. a. sua mente è ancora concentrata su quell’oscuro rompicapo, l’Occhio di Dio. Certo che il suo funzionamento si fondi su un fenomeno di natura magnetica, lo scienziato è convinto altresì che possa essere usato in line with rilevare l. a. presenza di masse metalliche anche a grande distanza. E vorrebbe dunque replicarlo su scala maggiore, immaginando quale incredibile strumento according to l. a. guerra sui mari potrebbe divenire. Forse addirittura l’arma decisiva contro i turchi. Ma quella che consistent with lui è ancora solo una speculazione teorica, in line with altri è questione di vita o di morte: ogni mossa di Galileo, infatti, è sorvegliata, e dai personaggi più diversi. Perché a Palmanova, in modo apparentemente casuale, si sono dati convegno nobili veneziani e inviati dell’impero ottomano, avventurieri e misteriose determine che si muovono nell’ombra. Tra cui l. a. donna che, in step with prima, ha lasciato intravedere a Galileo le meraviglie dell’Occhio di Dio...

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The Regulator (The Regulator Series) by Ethan J. Wolfe

By Ethan J. Wolfe

Murphy got here out of the Civil struggle a
bitter, disenchanted guy after his family
was murdered whereas he used to be at the battlefield.
He spent years monitoring the Army
deserters answerable for the loss of life of his
family. After he stuck up with the last
of them, Murphy went to Washington
to serve within the mystery provider under
President supply. while Grant’s time period in
office used to be over, Murphy lower back to his
native nation of Tennessee the place he ran for
Congress and received a seat in Washington.
Called again into provider by means of President
Garfield, Murphy resumes his position as
Regulator and takes on a most sensible secret
assignment. A serial killer is murdering
railroad employees and settlers out west.
Murphy travels to New Mexico, and
using his wisdom of the budding
science of forensics, reviews ballistics,
fingerprints, and sufferers to trace down
and cease the killer.

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Rule of Capture: An Historical Mystery by Ona Russell

By Ona Russell

la, 1928. Oil, oranges and location of the C. C. Julian Petroleum inventory scandal, a Ponzi sort scheme to rival any in American historical past and a foreshadowing of the decade’s looming, monetary crash. As one of many scheme’s sufferers, Ohio probate officer Sarah Kaufman—still reeling from the KKK murders she helped remedy in Tennessee—is within the urban to wait the trial of the perpetrators, particularly of the “friend” who confident her to take a position. Sarah is raring for justice and dedicated to seeing the trial via. She’s completely happy she’s by myself, that her lover Mitchell isn’t there, that once courtroom she’ll have time to herself. but if a Mexican girl she slightly understands lands up lifeless, Sarah’s plans are thrown the other way up. without warning she reveals herself in a nightmarish trial by means of hearth, one who takes her from the glamour of Hollywood to the Tijuana frontier, exams her inner most ideals and leads her to find not just a killer, yet part of la equipped on a negative mystery. comprises Readers Guide.

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The Professor's Story of the Yellow Mask by Wilkie Collins

By Wilkie Collins

This early paintings by means of Wilkie Collins used to be initially released in 1855. Born in Marylebone, London in 1824, Collins' relations enrolled him on the Maida Hill Academy in 1835, yet then took him to France and Italy with them among 1836 and 1838. Returning to England, Collins attended Cole's boarding college, and accomplished his schooling in 1841, and then he was once apprenticed to the tea retailers Antrobus & Co. within the Strand. In 1846, Collins turned a legislations scholar at Lincoln's hotel, and was once referred to as to the bar in 1851, even though he by no means practiced. It used to be in 1848, a 12 months after the dying of his father, that he released his first ebook, The Memoirs of the lifetime of William Collins, Esq., R.A., to reliable stories. The 1860s observed Collins' inventive high-point, and it was once in this decade that he accomplished repute and significant acclaim, together with his 4 significant novels, the lady in White (1860), No identify (1862), Armadale (1866) and The Moonstone (1868). The Moonstone, in the meantime is obvious through many because the first actual detective novel – T. S. Eliot known as it "the first, the longest, and the simplest of recent English detective novels...in a style invented through Collins and never through Poe.” the various earliest books, fairly these relationship again to the 1900's and earlier than, are actually tremendous scarce and more and more dear. we're republishing those vintage works in reasonable, prime quality, sleek editions.

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Der Tod liebt die Oper: Ein historischer Wien-Krimi by Edith Kneifl

By Edith Kneifl

DIE WIENER OPER ZU SISIS ZEITEN - FEUDAL UND MÖRDERISCH!
Gestatten - Gustav von Karoly, Privatdetektiv und Lebemann im Wien der Jahrhundertwende, leidenschaftlicher Liberaler, Halbadeliger und großer Freund der Frauen. Nachdem seine Angebetete Dorothea im fernen Zürich weilt, steht Ablenkung auf dem Programm. used to be bietet sich mehr an als die feudale Hofoper? Gespielt wird Otello. Doch als sich dieser den unvermeidlichen Dolchstoß verpasst, sackt er getroffen zu Boden - das Blut ist echt. Der Dolch additionally auch ...

DIE KNISTERNDE EROTIK DER WIENER VARIETÉS TRIFFT AUF DEN stylish DES FIN DE SIÈCLE
Der charmante Privatdetektiv sieht das Drama mit an und stürzt sich volley in die Ermittlungen. was once steckt hinter der Bluttat: Eifersucht, Rache, Konkurrenz? Schnell stellt sich heraus - verdächtig ist so mancher im hochwürdigen Ensemble. Doch ebenso wenig wie die Polizei kommt Gustav weiter in dem Fall. Um seine Frustration darüber zu bekämpfen, amüsiert er sich in den sündigen Wiener Varietés. Bis der nächste Mord passiert.

DRAMATISCHES FINALE IM MONDÄNEN K.K. SEEBAD OPATIJA
Zwischen kaiserlicher Oper, Café Sacher und Wiener Graben stellt Gustav von Karoly seine Nachforschungen an. Die Spuren führen ihn schließlich auf der berühmten Südbahnstrecke über den Semmering direkt ins mondäne Sommerfrische-Paradies des europäischen Hochadels: nach Opatija in die Villa Neptun (heute inn Miramar). Dort erwartet Gustav nicht nur eine betörend-schöne junge Sängerin, sondern auch ein dramatischer letzter Akt: Königlich-kaiserliches Krimivergnügen!

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The Wayward Preacher: Amazing Gracie Mystery by Fay Risner

By Fay Risner

Locked Rock, Iowa has a brand new preacher. Gracie Evans comes to a decision the guy is much too younger and green to be a preacher for aged voters set of their methods. even though, she admits he wasn't too undesirable at preaching a sermon. It was once while he acknowledged sturdy bye after church to the congregation, Gracie objected to his familiarity with the single ladies as they filed out. He latched onto every one younger woman's hand and saved her speaking to him so long as he notion he might escape with it. Gracie complained his habit wasn't seemly, yet Melinda did not want to listen to her undesirable mouth the preacher. She stated so what if he was once spouse searching. not anything fallacious with that. Gracie did not intend to drop her opinion so simply. She vowed to maintain an eye fixed at the preacher to maintain him from creating a idiot out of the younger women on the town. a few mysterious issues all started occurring after Preacher Mayfield arrived that may end up Gracie correct. a number of younger ladies whispered between their friends and family that their pantaloons disappeared from their bedrooms within the evening. more odd but, dear porcelain dolls have been came upon at the porches of the younger women the preacher flirted with. Dolls that appeared like the younger ladies. All proof to Gracie that the town's preacher's prior may be checked. She simply will be correct approximately him being a Wayward Preacher.

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Blackstone and the Wolf of Wall Street (A Sam Blackstone by Sally Spencer

By Sally Spencer

the recent Inspector Sam Blackstone secret . . . - August, 1900. William Holt, a reclusive millionaire businessman, has been abducted from his grand Coney Island domestic after the brutal homicide of his bodyguards. quickly, an important ransom is demanded, and the victim's sons are given simply days to discover the cash. Inspector Sam Blackstone, now seconded to the recent York Police division, and his associate, Alex Meade, are charged with fixing the case, yet they're going to have to hold their wits approximately them in the event that they are to unravel it in time . . .

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Resort to Murder (A Miss Dimont Mystery, Book 2) by TP Fielden

By TP Fielden

No 1 girls Detective Agency meets The Durrells in Fifties Devon

‘There you've got it—’ omit Dimont smiled and, lifting
her darkish glasses, became to stand the trainee reporter ‘—in a nutshell. A secret death. wishes having a look into, wouldn’t you say?’

Death stalks the shorelines of Devon

With its light, aquamarine waters and golden sands, the coastline at Temple Regis was once a sight to behold. but if an unidentifiable physique is located there one morning, the main attractive seashore in Devon is became against the law scene.

For pass over Dimont – ferocious defender of loose speech, champion of the reality and ace newspaperwoman for The Riviera convey – it is a case of paramount curiosity, and the appropriate advent for her younger new recruit Valentine Waterford. no matter if their meddling is to the huge inflammation of neighborhood copper Inspector Topham…

Soon omit Dimont and Valentine are deep in research – why can not anyone determine the physique, and why does Topham suspect homicide? And whilst a moment loss of life happens, can the 2 almost certainly be connected?

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