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From the acclaimed grasp of motion and suspense. the all-time classic.
Paul Sherman of Interpol's Narcotics Bureau flies to Amsterdam at the path of a dope king.
With huge, immense ability the ambience is equipped up: Amsterdam with its canals and excessive homes; stolid police; psychopaths; girls in misery and mainly – murder.
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As San Francisco's so much glamorous millionaires mingle on the celebration 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 perfect second, and it's the proper homicide. now not a hint of proof is left at the back of of their glamorous domestic.
As Detective Lindsay Boxer investigates the high-profile homicide, another person is located brutally executed—a preacher with a message of wish for the homeless. His demise approximately falls during the cracks, but if reporter Cindy Thomas hears approximately it, she understands the tale can be large. Probing deeper into the victim's background, she discovers he won't were really as saintly as all people thought.
As the quest for 2 criminals exams the boundaries 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 break. ..
Thomas prepare dinner is one among 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 lifestyles with a dangerous secret that spans 5 a long time. .. .
Riverwood is an artists' neighborhood within the Hudson River valley, a serene position the place writers can ideal their craft. yet for all its good looks and isolation, it used to be 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 was once by no means caught--and now her death mom is desirous to examine the reality approximately her daughter's murder.
Enter Paul Graves, a author who attracts upon the soreness of his personal tragic previous to write down haunting stories of poser. Graves has been summoned to Riverwood for an strange task: to use the paintings of fiction to a criminal offense that used to be genuine, after which write a narrative that may resolution the questions that hold Faye's mom from a calm dying. only a tale. It doesn't need to be real. Or does it?
An unwelcome customer arrives at a seashore domestic to discover that loss of life awaits her there
The apartment referred to as sundown has been Marcia’s summer season domestic for her complete lifestyles. either one of her mom and dad died there, and she or he and her brother spent their adolescence exploring its rambling hallways and seashore grounds. They love the outdated residence, yet Marcia’s sister-in-law hasn't ever taken to it. Juliette loathes the ocean, and shortly involves detest her husband, besides. when they divorce, Juliette can pay a last stopover at to sundown, challenging alimony. She is there for a number of annoying days prior to she disappears. It takes them every week to discover her body.
The peace at sundown has been shattered, and Marcia needs to paintings fast to maintain her loved youth domestic from being eternally spoiled. someplace within the creaky previous mansion, a assassin lurks. Will Marcia be accused of the crime? Or will she be the subsequent 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 distinct deal with for them now.
At the smooth age of 16, Philip W. Williams III is expelled from boarding tuition for committing a prank, and at the educate domestic obviously wonders the place his lifestyles will take him now. It by no means enters his brain that he'll develop into a world-class marksman and a unique agent of the U. S. military Counterintelligence Corps in postwar Germany, play a key position within the defection of a Soviet officer after which court docket threat as a courier for the CIA, marry an Austrian ballet dancer of ferocious mien, turn into a well known bestselling novelist, and meet the affection of his lifestyles on a searching journey to Scotland.
Yet all of this, and very much extra, awaits him, in a raucous sequence of adventures throughout Europe and the U.S. that would have readers guffawing, cheering, and propulsively turning the pages to find what occurs next.
It is a singular that in simple terms invoice Butterworth may write—and that his hundreds of thousands of fanatics will enjoy.
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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.