Heir to the Throne by Chris Berhalter

By Chris Berhalter

Fred Downey is a strong and popular usa Senator who's contemplating operating for President. together with his loving spouse and youngsters by means of his aspect, he's idea through many to have already got it gained. The son of middle-class mom and dad, he's approximately to satisfy the yankee Dream. notwithstanding simply sooner than making this selection, his liked mom passes away. In facing the loss, he used to be on no account ready for nor may well he have imagined what he could find.
hundreds of thousands of greenbacks in his mother’s debts that he by no means knew existed. Upon additional looking, he's surprised to discover much more debts and huge quantities of treasure. extra debts that he by no means knew approximately although they're indexed in his and his overdue father’s name.
In a determined look for solutions on how his father acquired this fortune, his efforts are rewarded. but in his blind look for the reality, he unearths solutions which are past trust. every thing he knew approximately his father was once mistaken. heritage itself used to be unsuitable. those solutions even have the ability to break his political profession they usually placed him and his family’s lives in danger.
Armed with this bad info and now being threatened and pursued by way of those that comprehend those secrets and techniques, he needs to make a fateful determination. may still he disclose all of it and smash his destiny and his family’s? should still he preserve it quiet and simply supply the money to these making the threats, although it will fund their evil plans? Or is there one other way?
the guy who hasn't ever didn't do the correct factor, whatever the results, now faces his maximum test.

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The Hunter: A Parker Novel (Parker Novels Book 1) by Richard Stark

By Richard Stark

You most likely haven’t ever spotted them. yet they’ve spotted you. They detect everything. That’s their task. Sitting quietly in a nondescript vehicle outdoors a financial institution making notice of the tellers’ paintings behavior, the positions of the safety guards. Lagging a number of vehicle lengths in the back of the Brinks truck on its day-by-day rounds. Surreptitiously jiggling the deal with of an unmarked provider door on the racetrack.

They’re thieves. Heisters, to be distinctive. They’re execs, and Parker is much and away the easiest of them. If you’re making plans a role, you will want him in. tricky, clever, hardworking, and relentlessly fascinated with his alternate, he's the heister’s heister, the robber’s robber, the heavy’s heavy. You don’t are looking to move him, and also you don’t are looking to get in his manner, simply because he’ll cease at not anything to get what he’s after.

Parker, the ruthless antihero of Richard Stark’s eponymous secret novels, is among the so much unforgettable characters in hardboiled noir.  Lauded via critics for his taut realism, unapologetic amorality, and razor-sharp prose-style—and cherished through fanatics who flip each one intoxicating web page with expanding urgency—Stark is a grasp of crime writing, his books as influential as any within the style. The collage of Chicago Press has launched into a undertaking to come back the early volumes of this sequence to print for a brand new new release of readers to discover—and develop into addicted to.

In The Hunter, the 1st quantity within the sequence, Parker roars into ny urban, looking revenge at the lady who betrayed him and at the guy who took his funds, stealing and scamming his method to redemption.

 

“Westlake is familiar with accurately easy methods to seize a reader, draw her or him into the tale, after which slowly tighten his grip till break out is impossible.”—Washington Post publication World

 

“Elmore Leonard wouldn’t write what he does if Stark hadn’t been there ahead of. And Quentin Tarantino wouldn’t write what he does with no Leonard. . . . previous grasp that he's, Stark does them all one better.”—Los Angeles Times

 

“Donald Westlake’s Parker novels are one of the small variety of books I learn again and again. overlook all that crap you’ve been telling your self approximately War and Peace and Proust—these are the books you’ll wish on that barren region island.”—Lawrence Block

 

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Mortificantur und der 13. Apostel (Schorsch Bachmeyer by Roland Geisler,Julia Seuser

By Roland Geisler,Julia Seuser

Das Nürnberger Frankenstadion wird Schauplatz eines heimtückischen Giftanschlags. Kommissar Schorsch Bachmeyer, ein modify „Glubberer“, der simply an diesem Tag seine Mannschaft anfeuert, wittert sofort ein Verbrechen größeren Ausmaßes. Und tatsächlich – das Ehepaar, das dabei ums Leben kommt, ist keinesfalls unschuldig gestorben.
Die Ermittlungen führen die Nürnberger Kripo in eine ihnen bis dato völlig unbekannte Szene, die „Schwarze Szene“, in der Teufelsanbetung genauso präsent zu sein scheint wie die unverhohlene Auslebung von intercourse und Gewalt.
Das Durchdringen der satanistischen Strukturen aber erweist sich als äußerst schwierig bis quickly unmöglich. Ein verdeckter Ermittler muss her. Doch ob dieser dem kriminellen Treiben im Frankenland Einhalt gebieten kann?

>>"Von diesem Ex-Kriminaler können gestandene Autoren das Recherchieren lernen. Und das Erzeugen von nicht enden wollenden Spannungsbögen. Seine mystery zeichnen sich aus durch hieb- und stichfeste Beweisketten, unaufdringliches Fachwissen, fesselnde Unterhaltung und die nötige Prise Human Touch." <<
Dr. Gisa Spandler- Der Bote

>>Sowohl die authentische Schilderung des Büro- und Ermittlungsalltags von Kommissar „Schorsch“ Bachmeyer und seinem staff wie auch die Krimi-Handlung als solche überzeugen durch realitätsnahe Bezüge und äußerst authentisch wirkende Dialoge. Es ist den Verfassern gelungen, über dem großen
Spannungsbogen des zugrundeliegenden kriminalistischen Sachverhalts mehrere kleinere, in sich abgeschlossene Spannungsfelder einzubauen, die es dem Leser schwer machen, das Buch vorzeitig aus der Hand zu legen. <<
Der Polizeipräsident von Mittelfranken, Johann Rast

Mehr Informationen über die beiden Autoren unter: www.dadord-frangn.com

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Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. ZOMNIBUS: Contains the complete by Kevin J Anderson

By Kevin J Anderson

again from the Dead,
Back at the Case

Meet Dan Chambeaux—a.k.a. Dan Shamble—zombie detective, a chronic hardboiled gumshoe (or perhaps that’s anything extra sinister at the backside of his shoe…)
Even being murdered doesn’t maintain an exceptional detective down, and within the Unnatural Quarter—inhabited by way of ghosts, vampires, werewolves, mummies, and every type of creatures that cross bump (or thud!) within the night—a zombie P.I. suits correct in. Dan Shamble solves a string of madcap instances together with his ghost female friend Sheyenne, his top Human good friend Officer Toby McGoohan, and his firebrand legal professional companion Robin Deyer.

And first at the record: checking out who murdered him.

This Zomnibus includes the full first Dan Shamble novel, dying Warmed Over, plus the seven person situations showcased within the assortment operating Stiff, jointly in a single quantity. It’s an ideal method to dig up the dust on loads of issues that might particularly remain buried.

Dan Shamble places the PI in RIP.

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Gezeichnet: Kriminalroman (Baumgartner-Krimi) (German by Reinhard Kleindl

By Reinhard Kleindl

Mitreißend, fesselnd und mysteriös: Chefinspektor Franz Baumgartner, Leiter der Mordgruppe in Graz, rechnet noch in Schilling und glaubt unbeirrbar an das Gute - bis am Mathematikinstitut der Universität eine Reinigungskraft grausam ermordet wird. Neben ihr findet sich eine rätselhafte Botschaft.
Eine Verschwörung? Ein wahnsinniger Einzeltäter? Gemeinsam mit der Profilerin Vera Königshofer versucht Baumgartner, in die Psyche des Mörders einzudringen. used to be dabei zum Vorschein kommt, droht den idealistischen Ermittler aus der Bahn zu werfen.
Ein fulminant-rasantes Krimidebüt - Gänsehaut garantiert!

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Le printemps des corbeaux: Un polar sur fond historique by Maurice Gouiran

By Maurice Gouiran

Prendre sa revanche sur los angeles vie, mais à quel prix ?

Mai eighty one. los angeles France se passionne pour les prochaines présidentielles. Louka, jeune étudiant marseillais, cherche plutôt une idée pour gagner un peu de fric. Une mère aux abonnés absents, un père abattu lors d’un braquage, Louka a un moveé chargé, trimbalé entre foyers et familles d’accueil. Pour l’instant, il va à los angeles Fac, vit de petits boulots et de combines en tout genre.
Mais Louka est clever, il fonctionne à l’instinct, maîtrise déjà les codes des voyous et ceux qui permettent de mener les hommes. Et c’est en lisant un article du Canard sur Papon que l’idée va jaillir… Sans aucun état d’âme, il met alors en position une redoutable desktop à money… Mais le chemin qui mène à l’enfer n’est-il pavé que de bonnes intentions ?

Plongez dans les années eighty avec cette intrigue extrêmement bien ficelée !

EXTRAIT

Les flics m’ont interviewé, moi aussi, mais que pouvais-je leur raconter ?
La vérité ?
Sûrement pas.
J’ai seulement précisé mes occupations de l’après-midi, histoire de me tailler un alibi en béton. Je venais de passer l. a. journée entière à l. a. fac de Luminy, simply because les tests de mes certificats de licence. J’avais trois cents témoins.
Je ne pouvais tout de même pas leur détailler tout ce qui s’était crossé depuis quinze jours.

CE QU'EN PENSE l. a. CRITIQUE

Et c’est là toute los angeles valeur de ce roman qui allie une excellente intrigue à un fond historique, qui donne une prise de judgment of right and wrong sur ce que l’Homme est able de faire, sur ces petits actes de lâcheté qui ont de grandes conséquences. Maurice Gouiran a écrit un grand polar. - Black Novel

Avec “Le printemps des corbeaux”, le chevronné Maurice Gouiran nous présente un de ses meilleurs romans, un polar plein de péripéties et riche en rappels historiques. - Action Suspense

À PROPOS DE L'AUTEUR

Inébranlable. Dans ses polars, Maurice Gouiran ne s’attache pas aux chiffres de l’Histoire, il s’attache à l. a. chair, à l. a. terre et aux hommes. Il nous conte les méandres de leurs vies, il met des noms sur les morts… Il fait remonter à l. a. floor les souvenirs, les tabous, les non-dits… Il nous fait sentir les brûlures du soleil, les odeurs des collines, il fait suinter l. a. souffrance et los angeles peur des victimes… Il n’invente (presque) rien, il n’enjolive pas (ou si peu), il ne donne pas de leçon, il nous ouvre les yeux !

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Spark (The Fred Carver Mysteries) by John Lutz

By John Lutz

Fred Carver investigates a sequence of suspicious deaths in a stately Florida retirement community
 
Hattie Evans, a retired schoolteacher, isn’t one to fuss. while her husband drops lifeless of a center assault, she does her most sensible to maneuver on with no too many tears. in the end, Jerome used to be seventy years previous. yet an nameless be aware, saying that her husband was once murdered, shakes her unravel, and she or he seeks out support. The police are lifeless, shop that they ship her to Fred Carver—a former Orlando cop who became PI whilst a bullet shattered his left knee.
 
Her case takes Carver into the depths of Solartown: an old-age mecca the place seventy is the recent 40, golfing carts are the one strategy to get round, and dying from average reasons is nowhere to be found.
 
This e-book good points an illustrated biography of John Lutz together with infrequent photographs and never-before-seen files from the author’s own collection. 

Spark is the seventh e-book within the Fred Carver Mysteries, yet you could take pleasure in studying the sequence in any order.

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Deadly Edge: A Parker Novel (Parker Novels Book 13) by Richard Stark,Charles Ardai

By Richard Stark,Charles Ardai

Deadly Edge bids a brutal adieu to the Sixties as Parker robs a rock live performance, and the heist is going south. quickly Parker reveals himself—and his girl, Claire—menaced by way of a couple of sadistic, drug-crazed hippies. Parker has a ranking to settle whereas Claire’s armed along with her first rifle—and they’re either able to bring in the tip of the Age of Aquarius.

“Richard Stark’s Parker novels . . . are one of the such a lot poised and polished fictions in their time and, in reality, of any time.” — John Banville, Bookforum

“The Parkers learn with the rate of pulp whereas unfolding with a nearly Nabovokian wit and flair.” — Richard Rayner, Los Angeles Times

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Rocks Beat Paper: A Wilson Mystery by Mike Knowles

By Mike Knowles

“Merciless yet sincere approximately being mammoth, Wilson is valuable to face subsequent to Loren Estleman’s Peter Macklin and Donald Westlake’s Parker.” — Publishers Weekly

A mobile name introduced Wilson and 9 different males to a role in big apple. first and foremost, he couldn’t see how to make the heist paintings, however the rating — thousands of greenbacks in diamonds — saved him taking a look. Wilson got here up with a plan he knew might paintings . . . till the interior guy bought killed and took the activity with him.

With no method inside of, the group walks away with out the diamonds. on my own, Wilson is unfastened to execute the activity his means. Wilson units a con in movement that are meant to run as predictably as a path of dominoes — other than the con doesn’t depend upon inanimate tiles, it is dependent upon people.

Wilson pushes all the items around the board simply to determine that there are different gamers making their very own strikes opposed to him. everyone seems to be taking part in to win and nobody is prepared to stroll away as the task is set greater than cash, the task is ready diamonds. And during this video game, rocks beat paper each time.

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