By Dick Francis
Package Fielding will do no matter what it takes to prevent the killing of racehorses. now not a simple activity given that the lady he adores is leaving him, a global hands broker is threatening him, and Kit's nemesis has plans to knock him off the track—and plant him less than it.
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As San Francisco's such a lot glamorous millionaires mingle on the get together of the yr, an individual is watching—waiting for an opportunity to take vengeance on Isa and Ethan Bailey, the city's such a lot celebrated couple. eventually, the killer pinpoints the proper second, and it's the appropriate homicide. no longer a hint of proof is left in the back of of their glamorous domestic.
As Detective Lindsay Boxer investigates the high-profile homicide, another individual is located brutally executed—a preacher with a message of desire for the homeless. His demise approximately falls in the course of the cracks, but if reporter Cindy Thomas hears approximately it, she understands the tale should be large. Probing deeper into the victim's historical past, she discovers he would possibly not were particularly as saintly as every person thought.
As the quest for 2 criminals checks the bounds of the Women's homicide membership, Lindsay sees sparks fly among Cindy and her companion, Detective wealthy Conklin. The Women's homicide membership now faces its hardest problem: will love spoil. ..
Thomas cook dinner is considered one of today's such a lot acclaimed writers of mental thrillers, penning hypnotic stories of forbidden love and devastating secrets and techniques. Now he has written an unforgettable novel that weaves one man's tortured existence with a perilous secret that spans 5 many years. .. .
Riverwood is an artists' neighborhood within the Hudson River valley, a serene position the place writers can excellent their craft. yet for all its attractiveness and isolation, it was touched through a poor crime--the homicide of a teenage lady who lived at the property fifty years in the past. Faye Harrison's killer used to be by no means caught--and now her demise mom is eager to research the reality approximately her daughter's murder.
Enter Paul Graves, a author who attracts upon the soreness of his personal tragic previous to jot down haunting stories of poser. Graves has been summoned to Riverwood for an strange task: to use the artwork of fiction to a criminal offense that was once genuine, after which write a narrative that would resolution the questions that preserve Faye's mom from a calm dying. only a tale. It doesn't need to be precise. Or does it?
An unwelcome customer arrives at a seashore domestic to discover that loss of life awaits her there
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The peace at sundown has been shattered, and Marcia needs to paintings fast to maintain her cherished adolescence domestic from being eternally spoiled. someplace within the creaky outdated mansion, a assassin lurks. Will Marcia be accused of the crime? Or will she be the following sufferer?
Because the writer of the electrifying W. E. B. Griffin novels of the army, police, spies, and counterspies, William E. Butterworth III has been delighting readers for decades—but he has a different deal with for them now.
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Luke gave him a look of dry reproach. ” “You’ve got a point,” Roan answered on a dutiful laugh. “I’ll look into the situation, but there’s not much else I can do without April’s cooperation. ” Luke meant that exactly as it sounded. ” “Who he is, whether he has a record, how much of a threat he appears to be. ” Luke repeated as his cousin paused. “Somebody should keep an eye on April. I don’t like the sound of this guy going public. ” “I already offered. ” “Fine idea. ” “Roan, son,” Luke said, “you wound me.
It was a relic from the past with an air of solid strength, heavy responsibility, and not a lot to offer in the way of comfort. It was, Luke had often thought, a lot like Turn-Coupe’s sheriff himself. Luke found his cousin in his office. Roan’s hair looked like he’d been combing it with a John Deere and a cultivator, and a harassed frown drew his brows together over the bridge of his nose. Seeing Luke, he stacked the papers he’d been reading and laid them aside on one of several neat piles. His lean face creased into smile lines.
In that case, I’m positive that I do! ” April followed her hostess into a dim room furnished with an antique parlor set covered in a wildly unlikely tropical print. The room was scattered with tables, most of which were extremely valuable except for one that looked like a miniature butler in a tailcoat. The setting was just like Julianne, she thought, half traditional, half quirkily artistic. How old her friend was, April had never thought to ask. With her long, narrow face crinkled in a constant smile, clear sea blue eyes, silver-streaked black hair in a braid down her back, and gently padded shape, she could have been any age from forty to seventy.