The Street of Secrets (Illusian Sequence Book 3) by C.A. Rodriguez

By C.A. Rodriguez

The 3rd novel of the author’s Illusian series, the road OF secrets and techniques is, as we’ve come to anticipate, brazenly not like the opposite , diverse fashionable, assorted in style, diversified in procedure. A cheerfully upended turn-of-the-century noir or comfortable secret, laced with unexpected LOL Dickensian humor, it follows the reluctant research of personal detective Nodule Bogardus right into a crime of no end result whatever--the minor vandalization, through individual or people unknown, of a song ebook taken out of the library through 5 humans some time past 20 years. followed through his trustworthy, if no longer constantly cooperative, puppy, D’Artagnan, and assisted (on his personal phrases) by way of his outdated good friend leader Inspector Rene Titoque, who doesn’t have a lot to do within the low season of a vacationer urban, Bogardus prowls the steep streets of the previous stone urban of Illusia looking solutions, in fact, yet quite often simply attempting to make his lease and pursue a glimpse of the final word girl of his fantasies--the wonderful seductress Sindrice, who sings on the Teetering Nephew in the street of secrets and techniques. There are songs during this novel, as there are in RASHINGOR, the 1st novel of the series (music within the appendix), such a lot significantly Sindrice’s torchy, tinkling, Marlene Dietrich-like waltz “Teetering at the Brink”. there's unhappiness and there's sun, and the subjects of the series are introduced unobtrusively into the 20th century.

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Time's Long Ruin by Stephen Orr

By Stephen Orr

Nine-year-old Henry web page is a club-footed, deep-thinking loner, spending his summer time vacations studying, roaming the melting streets of his suburb, fidgeting with his ally Janice and her more youthful brother and sister. Then in the future Janice asks Henry to spend the day on the seashore with them. He declines, a choice that may stick with him eternally. Time’s lengthy damage is predicated loosely at the disappearance of the Beaumont little ones from Glenelg seashore on Australia Day, 1966. it's a novel approximately friendship, love and loss; a narrative approximately these left at the back of, and the way they create on: the looking, the disappointments, the plans and desires which are purely ever wear hold.

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Der Galgenvogel: Historischer Thriller (German Edition) by Antonia Hodgson,Katharina Volk,Sonja Rebernik-Heidegger

By Antonia Hodgson,Katharina Volk,Sonja Rebernik-Heidegger

Nach "Das Teufelsloch" begeistert die britische Erfolgsautorin Antonia Hodgson mit ihrem neuen historischen mystery "Der Galgenvogel".
London anno 1728: Der schwefelgelb flackernde Schein rußiger Öllampen, Übelkeit erregender Gestank frisch geleerter Nachttöpfe im Rinnstein, und in den schmalen Gassen das Zischen und Fauchen schwarzer Ratten …
Durch diese Straßen wird ein intestine gekleideter junger Mann zum Galgen nach Tyburn geschleppt. Die Menge am Straßenrand nennt ihn einen Mörder. Er versucht ruhig zu bleiben. Sein identify ist Tom Hawkins, und er ist unschuldig. Irgendwie muss er es schaffen, das zu beweisen, bevor der Strick sich um seinen Hals legt.
Natürlich ist alles seine eigene Schuld. Das Leben warfare intestine, nachdem er dem Schuldgefängnis „The Marshalsea“ entronnen battle. Er hätte dem gefährlichsten Kriminellen Londons ja nicht erzählen müssen, dass er "auf Abenteuer aus" sei. Er hätte niemals der Mätresse von King George Hilfe anbieten dürfen. Und vor allem hätte er nie der scharfsinnigen und berechnenden Queen Caroline trauen sollen. Sie versprach ihm für sein Schweigen einen königlichen Straferlass – doch letztlich schweigt niemand besser als ein Toter ...

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Confusión e morte de María Balteira (Baía Narrativa) by Marica Campo

By Marica Campo

Non sorprende que o libro Confusión e morte de María Balteira teña acadado unha cuarta edición [...]. Porque é un libro de relatos dun alto nivel literario. Dicir iso non sería máis que loanza baleira, a non ser pola verdade que conteñen estas palabras, desde a calidade e riqueza da lingua galega na que están escritos até as moitas facetas que ofrecen con respecto ao contexto galego, da perspectiva feminina, das tramas tanto orixinais como arquetípicas.

Pensamos que o estilo da autora, Marica Campo, vai levado por un ritmo de auga e natureza, ritmo creado pola relación variada e insistentemente contigua que hai na súa narrativa entre a muller, o mundo vexetal e animal. O espazo habitado polas mulleres e os houses que coñecen é tamén un mundo partillado polas ánimas. A miúdo a voz narrativa avanza case bailando a través das descricións, un ritmo poético que semella vir dun fluír do inconsciente, dunha psicoloxía rescatada das lembranzas dun pasado, ás veces vivido e gozado e outras veces case totalmente esquecido [...]. O público lector en galego sabe que o pasado remoto da terra non carece de incidencia na realidade real, aínda que mans e voces alleas (tamén algunhas galegas) teñan contribuído a unha conceptualización pintoresca dunha Galiza máxica. Por tanto, a maxia -desde esta perspectiva do papel que contribúe á fundación dunha identidade cultural- é máis que unha ollada que se defina como sensíble ao irracional. O mundo encantado e imaxinado non presenta dificultades de interpretación: a maxia é quen de suxerirnos moitas cousas, todas feiticeiras ou atraentes, esenciais para comprendermos o que é a nación galega [...].

Kathleen March

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The Yard Dog: A Mystery (A Hook Runyon Mystery) by Sheldon Russell

By Sheldon Russell

The backyard Dog occurs close to the shut of worldwide conflict II, whilst numerous Nazi POWs have been incarcerated in camps scattered around the prairies of the us.

At Waynoka Divisional aspect, close to POW Camp Alva, the upset Hook Runyon is assigned through the railroad to run off hobos and arrest pickpockets. Left at the back of within the warfare end result of the lack of his arm in a motor vehicle twist of fate, Hook lives in a cabin car, collects infrequent books, and beverages busthead liquor. whilst a coal picker through the identify of Spark Dugan is located run over by way of a reefer vehicle, Hook and his sidekick, Runt, the neighborhood moonshiner, suspect foul play and are drawn right into a scheme some distance more than both can have imagined. This conspiracy reaches the top echelons of the camp and past and may push Hook and Runt to their actual and psychological limits.

Hook is a posh personality, equivalent elements tough and susceptible, an not going and unwilling hero. he's greater than matched by means of Dr. Reina Kaplan, a Jewish big-city transplant to Camp Alva who's scuffling with her personal demons and has been installed cost of teaching the Nazi inmates within the fundamentals of democracy prior to their eventual go back to Germany.

Vivid descriptions of interval aspect, stark landscapes, and targeted characters make this primary booklet within the Hook Runyon sequence a desirable secret choked with stress and deep insight.

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Der Mordfall Franziska Spiegel (German Edition) by Norbert Sahrhage

By Norbert Sahrhage

August 1948: Kriminalinspektor Zöllner schlägt eine alte Akte auf - den Fall der Jüdin Franziska Spiegel, der nie aufgeklärt wurde. Zwei SS-Männer sollen sie wenige Monate vor Kriegsende im Hücker­holz bei Spenge erschossen haben. Er will die Täter finden.
Während der Zeit des Nationalsozia­lismus musste Zöllner seinen Beruf als Polizist aufgeben. Nun trifft er überall auf alte Nazis, auch unter seinen neuen Kollegen. Aber Zöllner bleibt hartnäckig und ermittelt weiter. Als noch ein Mord geschieht, weiß Zöllner, dass er auf der richtigen Spur ist. Schließlich dringt er zu den Tätern vor, aber eine Mauer des Schweigens schützt sie.

Eindringlich und mit historischer Genauigkeit beschreibt Norbert Sahrhage den Umgang mit der national­sozialistischen Vergangenheit in der Nachkriegszeit. Der Roman beruht auf einer wahren Begebenheit.

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Maiden Weeping, A: A medieval mystery (A Crispin Guest by Jeri Westerson

By Jeri Westerson

whilst Crispin visitor reveals himself trapped in situations outdoors his regulate, he needs to depend on the wits of his younger apprentice, Jack Tucker, to do the rescuing.

Crispin awakens in an odd mattress after an evening of ardour while he unearths a lady lifeless, murdered. under the influence of alcohol, Crispin scarcely recalls the evening prior to. Did he kill her? but if different younger women occur useless lower than comparable situations, he is aware there's a lethal stalker free in London. may it need to do with the mysterious Tears of the Virgin Mary stored lower than lock and key via a close-lipped widow, a relic rival relations may kill to get their arms on? What does this relic, that forces empathy on all these surrounding it, need to do with homicide for rent?

With Crispin shackled and imprisoned through the immutable sheriffs who could simply as quickly see him hold than get to the genuine fact, Jack hits the floor operating and procures the aid of a clean younger legal professional to aid them resolve the crime.

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Le anime grigie (Italian Edition) by Philippe Claudel,F. Bruno

By Philippe Claudel,F. Bruno

«La terra schioccava sotto i tacchi e il rumore echeggiava fin dentro los angeles nuca. Ricordo los angeles grande coperta che avevano gettato sul corpo della piccina, e che si è subito inzuppata». Siamo nel 1917. Una bambina di dieci anni viene trovata morta in un canale. Il romanzo parte come un’indagine poliziesca, fosca e piena d’atmosfera, inquietante e nerissima. A mano a mano che l. a. ricostruzione del delitto procede, los angeles narrazione si trasforma, l’obiettivo del narratore cambia: protagonisti diventano l’umanità e los angeles sua sofferenza, los angeles sua solitudine. los angeles frontiera tra bene e male, amore e odio, speed e guerra diventa sempre più incerta. I contorni delle cose e dei personaggi si sfumano, e sul dolore degli uomini prevale il sentimento antico della pietà, che consola, che accomuna. Nessun giudizio consistent with le azioni buone o cattive, talmente intrecciate che non si distinguono più. l. a. voce narrante è il poliziotto del villaggio che, a vent’anni di distanza, ricostruisce queste vicende nella speranza di portare ordine, fare luce nella Storia e nel suo proprio passato. E scrive, consistent with mantenersi in vita, dire los angeles sua verità. Aiutato dai ricordi dei testimoni, lacerato dal rimorso e dal rimpianto, egli ripercorre quei giorni e los angeles catena di eventi che li hanno preceduti e seguiti: l’orrore insensato della guerra e quei tragici delitti che non trovano spiegazione, entrambi espressioni del lato oscuro degli uomini. Uno stile impeccabile, una voce narrativa originale, sempre autentica, profonda, necessaria: un grande romanzo corale e una riflessione morale sull’umanità.

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Descent (A Tale of Bishop's Island Book 2) by Jason Garrett

By Jason Garrett

The author of THE ERIC KADE trips and the stories OF BISHOP’S ISLAND novel sequence invitations readers to find the intriguing new experience DESCENT! Jason Garrett’s most modern secret brings jointly characters from either sequence and unlocks a mystery from the fabled previous of Bishop’s Island.

The 8th of could was once a life-changing second for 2 girls at the island. For Nickel Warren (Homecoming), it marked the day her husband died and he or she was once arrested as a smuggler. For Aryn Rayburn (Pursuit), it used to be the day her grandfather died in a sad bridge cave in. Having served her time, Nickel has sought a chance to heal from own setbacks and find a new function in existence. in the meantime, Aryn has turn into a well known historian, encouraged by means of her grandfather’s profession because the first journalist on Bishop’s Island.

On the anniversary of those life-changing occasions, Nickel and Aryn will go paths for the 1st time. while a rival from Nickel’s earlier is located murdered, investigators detect the continues to be of a moment physique close to the novel crime scene—off the shore of Bishop’s Island at Caper Lighthouse. Given her wisdom of neighborhood background, Aryn is requested to piece jointly 3 clues that can support discover what occurred to the unidentified victim.

When the facts contradicts what Aryn is familiar with concerning the island, she turns into decided to unravel the lighthouse secret. merely after looking Nickel’s support does she determine a connection among the 2 circumstances. looking for an item known as The Parcel, and with a assassin with unfinished enterprise on their path, the journey for those girls rather begins!

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Ein königliches Theater: Kriminalroman (German Edition) by Marco Malvaldi,Luis Ruby

By Marco Malvaldi,Luis Ruby

Pisa, 1900: Zu Ehren von König Vittorio Emanuele III. soll Puccinis »Tosca« uraufgeführt werden. Doch die neue Oper enthält einigen politischen Sprengstoff, und ausgerechnet Ruggero Balestrieri, ein berüchtigter Anarchist, soll den Cavaradossi singen. Als dieser in der optimal nicht nur zum Schein, sondern tatsächlich mit einem Gewehr exekutiert wird, droht eine Revolte. Ein Mord in der Gegenwart des Königs! Es gibt nur einen Mann, der Licht in das Dunkel der Ermittlungsarbeiten bringen kann: Ernesto Ragazzoni, seines Zeichens Dichter, Übersetzer und Journalist aus Rom, dessen Humor sich selbst bei der Aufklärung einer so ernsten Sache wie Mord als durchaus hilfreich erweist ...

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