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Обложка книги An Author Bites the Dust An Author Bites the Dust

 Автор: Upfield Arthur W

 Серия: Bony

Обложка книги A Scandal in Bohemia A Scandal in Bohemia

 Автор: Doyle Arthur Conan

 Серия: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes


Test your own powers of deduction alongside those of the most celebrated detective ever to walk the streets of London or grace the pages of a book. Sherlock Holmes brings his extraordinary insight and intriguing quirks to every case he is called upon to solve — sometimes without even leaving the comfort of his Baker Street apartment. In this collection of 23 ingeniously plotted stories, no case is too big, too small, or too bizarre for Holmes. Whether he is foiling the grand schemes of a would-be bank robber or uncovering family secrets kept hidden away for years, Sherlock Holmes at all times proves himself a formidable adversary. With his trusted and always-admiring friend, Dr. Watson, at his side, “the most perfect reasoning and observing machine the world has ever seen” uses his unique analytical gifts to confound every criminal and unravel every mystery.

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Обложка книги A Case of Identity A Case of Identity

 Автор: Doyle Arthur Conan

 Серия: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes


Test your own powers of deduction alongside those of the most celebrated detective ever to walk the streets of London or grace the pages of a book. Sherlock Holmes brings his extraordinary insight and intriguing quirks to every case he is called upon to solve — sometimes without even leaving the comfort of his Baker Street apartment. In this collection of 23 ingeniously plotted stories, no case is too big, too small, or too bizarre for Holmes. Whether he is foiling the grand schemes of a would-be bank robber or uncovering family secrets kept hidden away for years, Sherlock Holmes at all times proves himself a formidable adversary. With his trusted and always-admiring friend, Dr. Watson, at his side, “the most perfect reasoning and observing machine the world has ever seen” uses his unique analytical gifts to confound every criminal and unravel every mystery.

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Обложка книги Alibi Alibi

 Автор: Christie Agatha


Titel des Originals: »The Murder of Roger Ackroyd«

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Обложка книги At Risk At Risk

 Автор: Ehrman Kit

 Серия: Steve Cline

Обложка книги An Impartial Witness An Impartial Witness

 Автор: Todd Charles

 Серия: Bess Crawford mystery

Обложка книги Appointment with Death Appointment with Death

 Автор: Christie Agatha

 Серия: Hercule Poirot

Обложка книги At Bertram's Hotel At Bertram's Hotel

 Автор: Christie Agatha

 Серия: Miss Marple

Обложка книги A Caribbean Mystery A Caribbean Mystery

 Автор: Christie Agatha

 Серия: , Miss Marple

Обложка книги A Murder Is Announced A Murder Is Announced

 Автор: Christie Agatha

 Серия: Miss Marple

Обложка книги And Then There Were None And Then There Were None

 Автор: Christie Agatha

Обложка книги A Shilling for Candles A Shilling for Candles

 Автор: Tey Josephine

 Серия: Alan Grant


Beneath the sea cliffs of the south coast, suicides are a sad but common fact. Yet even the hardened coastguard knows something is wrong when a beautiful young film actress is found lying dead on the beach one morning. Inspector Grant has to take a more professional attitude: death by suicide, however common, has to have a motive — just like murder…

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Обложка книги Assassins at Ospreys Assassins at Ospreys

 Автор: Raichev R T

Обложка книги Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks

 Автор: Christie Agatha, Curran John


A fascinating exploration of the contents of Agatha Christie's 73 recently discovered notebooks, including illustrations, deleted extracts, and two unpublished Poirot stories. When Agatha Christie died in 1976, aged 85, she had become the world's most popular author. With sales of more than two billion copies worldwide in more than 100 countries, she had achieved the impossible - more than one book every year since the 1920s, every one a bestseller. So prolific was Agatha Christie's output - 66 crime novels, 20 plays, 6 romance books under a pseudonym and over 150 short stories - it was often claimed that she had a photographic memory. Was this true? Or did she resort over those 55 years to more mundane methods of working out her ingenious crimes? Following the death of Agatha's daughter, Rosalind, at the end of 2004, a remarkable secret was revealed. Unearthed among her affairs at the family home of Greenway were Agatha Christie's private notebooks, 73 handwritten volumes of notes, lists and drafts outlining all her plans for her many books, plays and stories. Buried in this treasure trove, all in her unmistakable handwriting, are revelations about her famous books that will fascinate anyone who has ever read or watched an Agatha Christie story. What is the 'deleted scene' in her first book, The Mysterious Affair at Styles? How did the infamous twist in The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, really come about? Which very famous Poirot novel started life as an adventure for Miss Marple? Which books were designed to have completely different endings, and what were they? Full of details she was too modest to reveal in her own Autobiography, this remarkable new book includes a wealth of extracts and pages reproduced directly from the notebooks and her letters, plus for the first time two newly discovered complete Hercule Poirot short stories never before published.

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Обложки нет After the Funeral

 Автор: Christie Agatha

 Серия: Hercule Poirot

Обложки нет A Pocket Full of Rye

 Автор: Christie Agatha

 Серия: Miss Marple

Обложка книги A Bespoke Murder A Bespoke Murder

 Автор: Marston Edward

 Серия: Inspector Harvey Marmion and Sergeant Joe Keedy

Обложка книги An Amateur Corpse An Amateur Corpse

 Автор: Brett Simon

 Серия: Charles Paris

Обложка книги Alexandria Alexandria

 Автор: Davis Lindsey

 Серия: Marcus Didius Falco

Обложка книги A dying light in Corduba A dying light in Corduba

 Автор: Davis Lindsey

 Серия: , Marcus Didius Falco

Обложка книги A Study in Scarlet A Study in Scarlet

 Автор: Doyle Arthur Conan


“In 1887, a young Arthur Conan Doyle published ‘A Study in Scarlet,’ thus creating an international icon in the quick-witted sleuth Sherlock Holmes. In this, the first Holmes mystery, the detective introduces himself to Dr. John H. Watson with the puzzling line ‘You have been in Afghanistan, I perceive.’ And so begins Watson’s, and the world’s, fascination with this enigmatic character.” Doyle presents two equally perplexing mysteries for Holmes to solve—one a murder that takes place in the shadowy outskirts of London, in a locked room where the haunting word Rache is written upon the wall, the other a kidnapping set in the American West. Quickly picking up the “scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life,” Holmes does not fail at finding the truth—and making literary history.

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Обложка книги At the Villa Rose At the Villa Rose

 Автор: Mason A EW

 Серия: Inspector Hanaud

Обложки нет A Man Lay Dead

 Автор: Marsh Ngaio

 Серия: Roderick Alleyn


Some distinguished guests at Sir Hubert Handesley’s country estate decide to play exotic games. But when a corpse turns out to be it, the game gets vicious.

In steps the renowned Inspector Alleyn, who moves coolly through this world of butlers and Bentleys to unravel a coil of scandal, conspiracy, and murder most foul…

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Обложка книги Artists in Crime Artists in Crime

 Автор: Marsh Ngaio

 Серия: Roderick Alleyn


A model murder… where a famous painter Agatha Troy, R.A., makes her appearance.

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Обложки нет A Wreath for Rivera

 Автор: Marsh Ngaio

 Серия: Roderick Alleyn


When Lord Pasern Bagott takes up with the hot music of Breezy Bellair and his Boys, his disapproving wife Cecile has more than usual to be unhappy about. The band's devastatingly handsome but roguish accordionist, Carlos Rivera, has taken a rather intense and mutual interest in her precious daughter Félicité. So when a bit of stage business goes awry and actually kills him, it's lucky that Inspector Rodrerick Alleyn is in the audience. Now Alleyn must follow a confusing score that features a chorus of family and friends desperate to hide the truth and perhaps shelter a murder in their midst.

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Обложка книги A Deceptive Clarity A Deceptive Clarity

 Автор: Elkins Aaron

 Серия: Chris Norgren

Обложка книги A Study in Terror A Study in Terror

 Автор: Queen Ellery, Fairman Paul W

 Серия: Ellery Queen


It all begins when Ellery Queen receives a manuscript that appears to be a genuine Sherlock Holmes novel written by John H. Watson, M.D. Where did it come from? The manuscript itself tells the long-concealed story of how Holmes stalked Jack the Ripper—and discovered who he was! Now you can follow Ellery Queen—the logical successor to Sherlock Holmes—as he literally follows the greatest detective of them all. The story of “Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper” is presented with the full approval of the estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and is a legitimate addition to the Holmes canon.

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Обложка книги Associates of Sherlock Holmes Associates of Sherlock Holmes

 Автор: Lane Andrew, Mann George, Pratt Tim, Lovegrove James, Meikle William, Faye Lyndsay, THOMAS JEFFREY, Kyme Nick, Fenn Jaine, Edginton Ian, Scott Cavan, Barnes Jonathan, Bucher-Jones Simon, Dennison Kara


A brand new Sherlock Holmes anthology to sit alongside George Mann’s successful Encounters of Sherlock Holmes anthologies, and Titan’s Further Adventures and New Adventures series.

A brand-new collection of Sherlock Holmes stories from a variety of exciting voices in modern horror and steampunk, edited by respected anthologist George Mann. Stories are told from the point of view of famous associates of the great detective, including Lestrade, Mrs Hudson, Sherlock himself, Irene Adler, Langdale Pike, and of course, Professor Moriarty…

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Обложка книги A Killing Frost A Killing Frost

 Автор: Wingfield R D

 Серия: DI Jack Frost

Обложка книги A long finish A long finish

 Автор: Dibdin Michael

 Серия: Aurelio Zen

Обложка книги A Touch of Frost A Touch of Frost

 Автор: Wingfield R D

 Серия: DI Jack Frost

Обложка книги Ash and Bone Ash and Bone

 Автор: Harvey John

 Серия: Frank Elder

Обложка книги A Killing kindness A Killing kindness

 Автор: Hill Rreginald

 Серия: Dalziel and Pascoe

Обложка книги A pinch of snuff A pinch of snuff

 Автор: Hill Reginald

 Серия: Dalziel and Pascoe

Обложка книги A Long December A Long December

 Автор: Harstad Donald

 Серия: Carl Houseman

Обложка книги A Fearsome Doubt A Fearsome Doubt

 Автор: Todd Charles

 Серия: Ian Rutledge

Обложка книги A Cold Treachery A Cold Treachery

 Автор: Todd Charles

 Серия: Ian Rutledge

Обложка книги A Lonely Death A Lonely Death

 Автор: Todd Charles

 Серия: Ian Rutledge

Обложка книги A False Mirror A False Mirror

 Автор: Todd Charles

 Серия: Ian Rutledge

Обложка книги Assassins of Athens Assassins of Athens

 Автор: Siger Jeffrey

 Серия: Andreas Kaldis

Обложка книги A Good day to die A Good day to die

 Автор: Kernick Simon

 Серия: Dennis Milne

Обложка книги A Murder of Justice A Murder of Justice

 Автор: Andrews Robert

Обложка книги Ammunition Ammunition

 Автор: Bruen Ken

 Серия: Inspector Brant

Обложка книги A Corpse in the Koryo A Corpse in the Koryo

 Автор: Church James

 Серия: Inspector O

Обложка книги A test of wills A test of wills

 Автор: Todd Charles

 Серия: Ian Rutledge

Обложка книги A long shadow A long shadow

 Автор: Todd Charles

 Серия: Ian Rutledge

Обложка книги A pale horse A pale horse

 Автор: Todd Charles

 Серия: Ian Rutledge

Обложка книги A matter of Justice A matter of Justice

 Автор: Todd Charles

 Серия: Ian Rutledge

Обложка книги A Quiet Flame A Quiet Flame

 Автор: Kerr Philip

 Серия: Bernard Gunther

Обложка книги All shot up All shot up

 Автор: Himes Chester

 Серия: Coffin Johnson and Grave Digger Jones

Обложка книги Anarchy and the Old Dogs Anarchy and the Old Dogs

 Автор: Cotterill Colin

 Серия: Dr.Siri Paiboun

Обложка книги A Death in Summer A Death in Summer

 Автор: Black Benjamin

Обложка книги And then you die And then you die

 Автор: Dibdin Michael

 Серия: Aurelio Zen

Обложка книги A stone of the heart A stone of the heart

 Автор: Brady John

 Серия: Inspector Matt Minogue

Обложка книги All souls All souls

 Автор: Brady John

 Серия: Inspector Matt Minogue

Обложка книги A Carra ring A Carra ring

 Автор: Brady John

 Серия: Inspector Matt Minogue

Обложка книги A Cold Day in Paradise A Cold Day in Paradise

 Автор: Hamilton Steve

 Серия: Alex McKnight

Обложка книги A Stolen Season A Stolen Season

 Автор: Hamilton Steve

 Серия: Alex McKnight

Обложка книги A Cold Red Sunrise A Cold Red Sunrise

 Автор: Kaminsky Stuart M

 Серия: Inspector Rostnikov

Обложка книги A Fine Red Rain A Fine Red Rain

 Автор: Kaminsky Stuart M

 Серия: Inspector Rostnikov

Обложка книги A clubbable woman A clubbable woman

 Автор: Hill Reginald

 Серия: Dalziel and Pascoe

Обложка книги Asking For The Moon Asking For The Moon

 Автор: Hill Reginald

 Серия: Dalziel and Pascoe

Обложка книги All the Pretty Girls All the Pretty Girls

 Автор: Ellison J T

 Серия: Taylor Jackson

Обложка книги An Absence of Light An Absence of Light

 Автор: Lindsey David

Обложка книги A Garden of Vipers A Garden of Vipers

 Автор: Kerley Jack

 Серия: Carson Ryder

Обложка книги A Fatal Frame of Mind A Fatal Frame of Mind

 Автор: Rabkin William

 Серия: Psych

Обложка книги As the crow flies As the crow flies

 Автор: Johnson Craig

 Серия: , Walt Longmire


The Wyoming lawman returns after staking his claim on the New York Times bestseller list

Embarking on his eighth adventure, Wyoming Sheriff Walt Longmire has a more important matter on his mind than cowboys and criminals. His daughter, Cady, is getting married to the brother of his undersheriff, Victoria Moretti. Walt and old friend Henry Standing Bear are the de facto wedding planners and fear Cady's wrath when the wedding locale arrangements go up in smoke two weeks before the big event.

The pair set out to find a new site for the nuptials on the Cheyenne Reservation, but their scouting expedition ends in horror as they witness a young Crow woman plummeting from Painted Warrior's majestic cliffs. It's not Walt's turf, but the newly appointed tribal police chief and Iraqi war veteran, the beautiful Lolo Long, shanghais him into helping with the investigation. Walt is stretched thin as he mentors Lolo, attempts to catch the bad guys, and performs the role of father of the bride.

With the popularity of Craig Johnson's Walt Longmire series growing apace, fans new and old will relish As the Crow Flies, the sheriff's latest quirky and complex investigation.

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Обложка книги A vine in the blood A vine in the blood

 Автор: Gage Leighton

 Серия: Chief Inspector Mario Silva

Обложка книги A Dedicated Man A Dedicated Man

 Автор: Robinson Peter

 Серия: Inspector Banks

Обложка книги An Advancement of Learning An Advancement of Learning

 Автор: Hill Reginald

 Серия: Dalziel and Pascoe

Обложка книги A Whisper to the Living A Whisper to the Living

 Автор: Kaminsky Stuart M

 Серия: Inspector Rostnikov

Обложка книги Already Dead Already Dead

 Автор: Booth Stephen

 Серия: Ben Cooper and Diane Fry

Обложка книги A Small Death in Lisbon A Small Death in Lisbon

 Автор: Wilson Robert

 Серия:


The real star of this gripping and beautifully written mystery which won the British Crime Writers' Golden Dagger Award for Best Crime Novel last year is Portugal, whose history and people come to life on every page. Wilson tells two stories: the investigation into the brutal sex murder of a 15-year-girl in 1998, and the tangled, bloody saga of a financial enterprise that begins with the Nazis in 1941. Although the two stories seem unrelated, both are so strong and full of fascinating characters that readers' attention and their faith that they will eventually be connected should never waver. The author creates three compelling protagonists: middle-aged detective Jose Coelho, better known as Ze; Ze's late British wife, whom he met while exiled in London with his military officer father during the anti-Salazar political uprisings of the 1970s; and Ze's wise, talented and sexually active 16-year-old daughter. The first part of the WWII story focuses on an ambitious, rough-edged but likeable Swabian businessman, Klaus Felsen, convinced by the Gestapo to go to Portugal and seize the lion's share of that country's supply of tungsten, vital to the Nazi war effort. Later, we meet Manuel Abrantes, a much darker and more dangerous character, who turns out to be the main link between the past and the present. As Ze sifts through the sordid circumstances surrounding the murder of the promiscuous daughter of a powerful, vindictive lawyer, Wilson shines a harsh light on contemporary Portuguese society. Then, in alternating chapters, he shows how and why that society developed. All this and a suspenseful mystery who could ask for more?

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Обложка книги Affairs of State Affairs of State

 Автор: Manotti Dominique

 Серия: Inspector Daquin

Обложка книги All the Colors of Darkness All the Colors of Darkness

 Автор: Robinson Peter

 Серия: Inspector Banks


A beautiful June day in the Yorkshire Dales, and a group of children are spending the last of their half-term freedom swimming in the river near Hindswell Woods. But the idyll is shattered by their discovery of a man's body, hanging from a tree.

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Обложка книги Abattoir Blues Abattoir Blues

 Автор: Robinson Peter

 Серия: Inspector Banks


BANKS IS BACK – AND THE HUNT IS ON.

When two boys vanish under mysterious circumstances, the local community is filled with unease. Then a bloodstain is discovered in a disused World War Two hangar nearby, and a caravan belonging to one of the youths is burned to the ground. Things quickly become much more sinister.

Assigned to the case, DCI Banks and his team are baffled by the mystery laid out before them. But when a motor accident throws up a gruesome discovery, the investigation spins into a higher gear – in another direction. As Banks and his team struggle desperately to find the missing boy who holds the key to the puzzle, they find themselves in a race against time where it's their turn to become the prey...

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Обложка книги Ça ne s'invente pas Ça ne s'invente pas

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


L'Inde mystérieuse, tu connais ?

Tiens : j't'en joue un air à la flûte baveuse !

Si le maharaja n'est pas content, dis-y qu'y s'fasse cuire du bouddha aux pommes !

Et des émeraudes pareilles, t'en as déjà vu, des émeraudes pareilles ?

Vise l'éléphant rose, comme il tend sa papatte à Béru…

Comment ça, lequel qu'a la plus belle trompe ? Qu'est-ce tu sous-entends ?

En tout cas, la princesse, elle, faut voir comme elle donne bien son mignon fouinozof à Sana !

Il est sympa, le fakir, hein ? Il a su rester vieux malgré son jeûne.

Ce qu'il maquille en palanquin, le Gros ? Ben, t'as qu'à lire, tu verras !

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Обложка книги Appelez-moi chérie Appelez-moi chérie

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


On peut tout exiger d'un bœuf…

Sauf qu'il remplace un taureau.

Fût-ce au pied levé !

Par contre, on peut demander à un taureau de mon espèce de se comporter comme une vache !

A preuve…

Ah ! y a de quoi ruminer, je vous jure ! J'sais pas si vous avez envie, ou non, de lire ce livre.

Moi, à votre place, j'hésiterais pas.

P't'être parce que je sais ce qu'il y a dedans ?

En tout cas, si vous souhaitez voir un San-Antonio partir à la recherche du plus gros diamant du monde avec une canne blanche, ratez pas cette recase, mes fils !

Vous comprendrez alors pourquoi j'ai intitulé ce machin « Appelez-moi, chérie » !

Chérie, parfaitement, avec un « e » muet !

Heureusement que l'auteur, lui, ne l'est pas !

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Обложка книги Ça mange pas de pain Ça mange pas de pain

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Moi, vous me connaissez ?

Jouer les privés, ce n'est pas mon fort.

Même si le Vieux me flanque sa bénédiction…

Même si le client allonge douze briques sur la table de notre salle à manger…

En matière de police, comme en amour, je suis professionnel jusqu'au bout des extrémités.

On ne se refait pas.

Tout ça pour vous dire que ces douze millions d'A-F me laissent de glace, comme disent les Lapons.

Et pourtant, douze briques, hein…, ça mange pas de pain !

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Обложка книги Ça baigne dans le béton Ça baigne dans le béton

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


M. Blanc m'avait pourtant prévenu : « Quand on entre dans le grosso modo du Lion, rien ne va plus ! Une période de haute merde commence. »

Tout foire : les femmes les plus choucardes deviennent tartes comme un plat de furoncles et les mecs les plus virils se mettent à goder comme des cravates !

Voilà pourquoi, ayant à charge de protéger un couple de vieux kroums gâtochards, nous nous retrouvons, mes potes et moi, avec quatre cadavres sur les brandillons.

Moi, tu me connais ? Au début, je ne voulais pas y croire, cartésien comme il est, ton Sana.

Seulement, j'ai vite pigé ma douleur !

On vit une époque épique, je te jure !

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Обложка книги Au bal des rombières Au bal des rombières

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Il s'en passe de sévères à l'institut de thalassothérapie de Riquebon-sur-Mer. On est obligé de planquer les cadavres dans les tiroirs car les croque-morts arriveraient pas à tous les croquer ! Ça tombe à qui mieux mieux : les vieillards en premier, ce qui est justice, mais aussi les femmes, y compris les très jolies, ce qui est dégueulasse ! Dans ce très gros book, l'Antonio se surpasse, tu verras. Jamais il s'est montré si farfadingue ni si tringleur ! On lime à toutes les pages, à toute heure et en tous lieux !

Pour couronner le chef-d'œuvre, t'as droit au premier chapitre des mémoires du Gros, écrits de sa main et intitulés :

Bérurier. Son vit, son œuvre.

Pas triste ! J'aime autant te parler franchement : si tu rates ce livre, tu rates ta vie !

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Обложка книги Al Capote Al Capote

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Le mystère de l'assassinat de Kennedy ? Tiens, fume !

Accompagne-nous dans notre virée U.S. et tu verras ce qu'on en fait du mystère Kennedy, Béru, Mathias et moi.

Ah ! évidemment, ça ne s'est pas toujours bien passé, mais contrairement à ce qu'assurait le père Coubertin, l'essentiel, c'est pas de participer ; c'est de gagner.

Si tu veux mon avis, ce présent bouquin, dans cent ans on le fera lire encore dans les écoles.

« Al Capote » fait partie du patrimoine, désormais. D'autant qu'il est plein d'histoires de cul.

Je n'y peux rien si l'Histoire s'écrit avec du sang et des braquemards

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Обложка книги Aux frais de la princesse Aux frais de la princesse

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Tu te rappelles le Vieux ? L'homme au crâne poli et à la langue agile ? Chilou, mon prédécesseur Achille, notre bon vieux Dirlo, le Dabe, dont l'exquise politesse n'avait d'égale que la mauvaise foi.

Eh bien ! figure-toi qu'il a disparu !

Volatilisé, le bouffeur de chagattes !

En même temps qu'une petite comédienne dont les « coups de chaleur » sont réputés à Paris et dans la France métropolitaine. En apprenant ça, tu te dis qu'ils sont allés enfiler le parfait amour dans un coin peinard ?

Zob, mon pote ! A côté de la plaque ! Quand tu sauras ce qui s'est passé, t'auras les roustons qui te gicleront des orbites !

Dans ce book, on y va à fond la caisse !

Emporte ton détachant pour les éclaboussures !

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Обложка книги Allez donc faire ça plus loin Allez donc faire ça plus loin

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Alors çui-là, mon pote, pour te le résumer !… J'ai demandé de l'aide, mais Montaigne lui- même n'a pu y arriver.

Attends, je vais tout de même essayer…

C'est l'histoire d'un trio de terroristes, planqués chez l'ancien colonel Casimir Lemercier, et qui braque un fusil à lunette d'un genre très spécial sur le restau où je suis en train de bouffer avec ma maman.

Et puis…

Non, je m'y prends mal.

C'est l'histoire d'une petite journaliste qui veut écrire plus haut que son joli cul et qui…

Ça ne va pas non plus !

Voilà, c'est comme ça : Condor-miro, un vieil Indien qui crèche au cœur de l'Amazonie, entend, par une belle nuit équatoriale…

Non, non ! Ça non plus, je le sens pas.

Quoi donc ?

Eh bien, achète ce book, tu verras illico !

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Обложка книги Acts of Violence Acts of Violence

 Автор: Craig James

 Серия: Inspector Carlyle

Обложка книги Ax Ax

 Автор: McBain Ed

 Серия: 87th Precinct


Eighty-six-year-old George Lasser was the superintendent of a building in the 87th Precinct until just recently. Unfortunately his tenure ended in the building’s basement with a sharp, heavy blade of an ax in his head… There are no witnesses, no suspects, and no clues. The wife and son? They’re both a little off-kilter, but they have alibis. Just when Carella and Hawes are about to put the case on the shelf, the killer strikes again. Now the detectives are hot on the trail of a man crazy enough to murder with an ax. One of the 87th Precinct series’ finest installments, Ax is a sharp, intense crime thriller that is classic Ed McBain. The New York Times hails it as “the best of today’s police stories—lively, inventive, convincing, suspenseful, and wholly satisfactory.

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Обложка книги Another Part of the City Another Part of the City

 Автор: McBain Ed


When the affable owner of a checkered-tablecloth restaurant in Little Italy is cut down by the bullets of a pair of ski-masked thugs, Fifth Precinct Police Detective Reardon has his hands too full to give a damn about some odd things going on uptown. For instance, why does a noted Madison Avenue art lover suddenly decide to sell his entire collection in an effort to raise a cool million? And why was a well-known Arab oil magnate assassinated?

Almost too late, Reardon sees the connection between the deaths of a multi-millionaire and a smalltime restaurateur, and the fluctuations in the international markets for crude oil, fine art, and precious metals. And now that he knows the truth, just how long has he got to live?

ANOTHER PART OF THE CITY is a brilliant, hard-hitting foray into Manhattan’s tangled web of twisting downtown streets and crooked uptown lives.

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Обложка книги A Place Of Safety A Place Of Safety

 Автор: Graham Caroline

 Серия: Chief Inspector Barnaby


Charlie Leathers was not the most popular man in the charming English village of Ferne Basset, but few people seemed to hate him enough to murder him. Still, that was his fate one night, and it brings Inspector Barnaby to the scene to investigate. What Barnaby doesn't know is that before his death, Charlie witnessed what might have been the suicide--or murder--of a young woman whose troubles with the law have landed her in the home of a local retired minister and his none-too-pleased wife. Now a man is dead, a girl is missing, and a town is in chaos as long-kept secrets begin to unravel, with deadly repercussions.

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Обложка книги A Ghost in the Machine A Ghost in the Machine

 Автор: Graham Caroline

 Серия: Chief Inspector Barnaby


When a bloody, pulverized body is found lying beneath the rustic timbers of an authentic torture device so vicious and complicated as to be blood-curdling, there's sufficient unrest in tiny Forbes Abbot to call in Chief Inspector Barnaby. Was Dennis Brinkley done in by crooked business partners, a teenage seductress, a couple of would-be publishers who've just inherited - and then lost - millions, or perhaps by tired, timid little Benny Fraye, who wouldn't hurt a fly - would she?

Barnaby will soon find out just who set in motion the gruesome machine that crushed the unfortunate victim. Caroline Graham's delightful cozy village mysteries, which inspired the continuing Midsommer Murders series starring Inspector Barnaby on A&E Television, have long been fan-favorites; A Ghost in the Machine is sure to cement her reputation as one of the best crime writers in the mystery business today.

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Обложка книги Alex Alex

 Автор: ître Pierre

 Серия: Camille Verhœven


Qui connaît vraiment Alex ? Elle est belle. Excitante.Est-ce pour cela qu'on l'a enlevée, séquestrée, livrée à l'inimaginable ? Mais quand la police découvre enfin sa prison, Alex a disparu.Alex, plus intelligente que son bourreau. Alex qui ne pardonne rien, qui n'oublie rien, ni personne.Un thriller glaçant qui jongle avec les codes de la folie meurtrière, une mécanique diabolique et imprévisible où l'on retrouve l'extraordinaire talent de l'auteur de Robe de marié.

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Обложка книги Appointment in Kabul Appointment in Kabul

 Автор: Pendleton Don

 Серия: The Executioner


The Russians want Afghanistan.

But not its people.

And a soviet cannibal has found a weapon to annihilate the populace — a chemical called Devils Rain.

With intell supplied by a CIA spook, Mack Bolan leads a unit of the feared mujahedeen, the holy warriors of Islam, in a campaign to stop an atrocity that will kill millions!

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Обложка книги Army of Devils Army of Devils

 Автор: Stivers Dick

 Серия: Able Team, An Executioner Series. Able Team


As incidents of frenzied murder and mutilation terrorize Los Angeles, police chemists discover a new drug sweeping through the gang subculture.

"Crazy dust" — a variant of PCP one hundred times more addicting than heroin — creates inhuman monsters willing to go to any extremes to finance their addiction.

Drugged gangs wander neighborhoods. Crazed punks besiege police stations, ambush narco strike squads with automatic weapons. Only Able Team has the guts — and the firepower — to combat a Soviet plot to destroy democracy with a proxy army of drug-mad devils.

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Обложка книги Amazon Slaughter Amazon Slaughter

 Автор: Stivers Dick

 Серия: Able Team


Wei Ho was death incarnate. He could slake his thirst for blood whenever and wherever he wanted. He had chosen the hunters of his private army very carefully — they were some of the most vicious hoodlums in the world.

Now he had his own plutonium factory. And it was protected by a web of organized intrigue. Only one squad could take out Wei Ho and prevent global tragedy: Mack Bolan s Able Team!

To neutralize Ho s goulish scheme, Lyons, Schwarz, and Blancanales probed to the core of the maniac s domain in South America — but all they found there were blameless native slaves. Would there be a massacre of innocents before the despots could be delivered to hell?

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Обложка книги Agent 21 Agent 21

 Автор: Ryan Chris

 Серия: Agent 21


Some authors just write about it. Chris Ryan has been there, done it, and lived to tell the tale. Agent 21 is the first in the action-packed adventure series by the real-life SAS hero.

When Zak Darke's parents die in an unexplained mass murder he's left alone in the world. That is until he's sought out by a mysterious man: 'I work for a government agency,' the man tells him. 'You don't need to know which one. Not yet. All you need to know is that we've had our eye on you. There's a possibility you could help us in certain… operational situations.'

Zak becomes Agent 21. What happened to the 20 agents before him he'll never know. What he does know is that his life is about to change for ever.

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Обложка книги Acid Rock Acid Rock

 Автор: Murphy Warren, Richard Sapir

 Серия: The Destroyer


The stage is set for murder, mayhem and deafening music. But the music isn't loud enough to drown out the shots aimed at the gorgeous redhead on stage. Not that anybody is paying much attention, not in the screaming chaos of the world's biggest rock festival ever. The girl likes to be near singers, the freakier and more spaced-out the better. Some of them get too close and wind up permanently spaced out. Why? Someone wants to kill the beautiful girl with the long auburn hair. She is under contract for one million dollars. A big bounty is on her beautiful head. She has to be killed, and quick. But Remo and Chiun have other ideas. Their assignment from CURE says protect her at any costs - and that means someone is going to have to pay a very high price.

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Обложка книги Au suivant de ces Messieurs Au suivant de ces Messieurs

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Comme j'ouvre la porte, je fais un bond en arrière qui m'envoie dinguer dans le porte-pébroques. Il y a trois messieurs sur le paillasson, qui s'apprêtaient à sonner.

Et ceux-là, pas d'erreur possible, ce sont des vrais de vrais. Ils ont des bouilles qui ne trompent pas. Ils seraient nègres ou nains que ça ne se verrait pas davantage.

Le gnard San-Antonio se demande à la brutale si, par hasard, ça ne serait pas le commencement de la fin.

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Обложка книги Après vous, s'il en reste, monsieur le Président Après vous, s'il en reste, monsieur le Président

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


“ Gentil lecteur bien-aimé, en lisant ce puissant ouvrage de politique-fiction (ou de polique-affliction), n'oublie pas que si je puise certains de mes héros dans la vie courante, je les entraîne par contre dans des délirades qui n'appartiennent qu'à moi.

En somme, je les prends en charge et leur offre une croisière dans mon imaginaire.

Tous frais payés.

Ils en ont de la chance ! ”

San-Antonio
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Обложка книги A Cookie Before Dying A Cookie Before Dying

 Автор: Lowell Virginia

 Серия: A Cookie Cutter Shop Mystery


On a stormy night, Olivia Greyson and her Yorkie discover the body of a man stabbed to death-which looks suspiciously like the intruder seen fleeing the local health food store The Vegetable Plate. Charlene Critch, owner of The Vegetable Plate, has a grudge against Olivia's cookie cutter shop, but could Charlene be hiding a secret serious enough to kill for?

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Обложка книги Ça tourne au vinaigre Ça tourne au vinaigre

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Béru ne bronche pas… Je lui file une bourrade et le Gros bascule contre la vitre. Alors,je sens une cohorte de fourmis envahir mon calbar et remonter le long de mon anatomie. J'actionne le plafonnier de la voiture et je vois une formidable flaque de sang sur la banquette. Le Gros a bloqué une praline dans la région du cou et il s'est à peu près vidé. Tel, il me paraît un peu mort. Toute l'affection que je lui porte me remonte à la gorge.

— « Béru ! je balbutie. Béru, vieux pote, joue pas au con… Tu m'entends, dis ? »

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Обложка книги Alice au pays des merguez Alice au pays des merguez

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Dans cet ouvrage, tu prendras connaissance de l'événement le plus important qui ce soit produit depuis que l'homme a marché sur la lune.

Un événement que l'on jugeait tellement impensable qu'on y pensait plus.

La nouvelle a créé un remue-ménage extrême dans le vie française. Au point que M. le président de la République a honoré ce livre d'une préface. Si mon éditeur a refusé de la publier, c'est parce qu'il était convaincu que, d'ici quelques années, San-Antonio sera bien plus connu que le président ; et qu'il sera donc anormal qu'un auteur célèbre fût cautionné par un président oublié.

Il n'en reste pas moins que c'était un très bel élan du cœur dont je remercie vivement le Pommier des Français.

Ce qui l'avait motivé ? Je vais te dire, prépare-toi au choc : Béru et Berthe viennent d'avoir un enfant. Un vrai, bien à eux, déjà gras et dégueulasse, car bon sang ne peut mentir.

C'est pas l'événement pur fruit, ça ?

Ouvre vite la fenêtre, je sens que tu vas t'évanouir.

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Обложки нет A Farewell to Yarns

 Автор: Churchill Jill

 Серия: Jane Jeffry


Life is hectic enough for suburban single mom Jane Jeffrey this Christmas season--what with her having to survive cutthroat church bazaar politics and finish knitting the afghan from Hell at the same time. The last thing the harried homemaker needs is an unwelcome visit from old acquaintance Phyllis Wagner and her ill-mannered brat of a teenage son. And the Wagner picture becomes even more complicated when a dead body is woven into the design. Solving a murder, however, is a lot more interesting than knitting, so Jane's determined to sew the whole thing up. But with a plethora of suspects and the appearance of a second corpse, this deadly tapestry is getting quite complex indeed. And Jane has to be very careful not to get strangled herself by the twisted threads shes attempting to unravel.

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Обложки нет A Quiche Before Dying

 Автор: Churchill Jill

 Серия: Jane Jeffry


With the kids packed off on their summer road trips, it's an ideal time for Jane Jeffry to pursue other interests, so the harried suburban mom enrolls in a writing course at the community college. But when an obnoxious aged classmate keels over dead after sampling a tasty treat from a pot luck student buffet, Jane realizes there's a culinary killer among the local would-be literati. The pen may be mightier than the sword. . .but poison beats them both. And before the both. And before the demise of a very disagreeable old biddy can be written off, amateur sleuth Jane intends to find out who's responsible -- and cook the culprit's goose in his or her own creative juices.

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Обложки нет A Knife to Remember

 Автор: Churchill Jill

 Серия: Jane Jeffry


Suburban single mom Jane Jeffry is thrilled when an on-location movie sets up in her own backyard. But in no time she's regretting the intrusion with all its clamorous ego-clashing. There's trouble brewing with the film's fading sex goddess star, her shady leading man and her pseudo-continental director — both of whom have shared more than billing with the demanding diva in the past. But when a blackmailing prop man turns up dead, it appears that someone has miscast Jane as the killer — a scenario she's determined to rewrite by conducting her own private auditions to recast the culprit in the role of real-life murderer.

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Обложки нет A Groom With a View

 Автор: Churchill Jill

 Серия: Jane Jeffry


Looking to earn some extra money because her car is always having problems, widowed mom Jane takes on a job as wedding consultant to Livvy Thatcher, a young businesswoman. Jane then enlists her best friend and neighbor, Shelley Nowack, to help her. The wedding is to be held at an old family hunting lodge that was once a monastery, and it proves to be a somewhat spooky venue for the nuptials. After Jane and Shelley arrive at the lodge, the eccentric cast of characters (and eventual murder suspects) begins to gather: a mysterious, laconic caretaker whom Livvy calls "Uncle Joe"; Mrs. Crossthwait, a cranky, elderly seamstress; three bridesmaids; a caterer; and a florist named Larkspur, not to mention Livvy's elderly aunts. Add the bride and her father, an arrogant captain of industry, and the groom, his mother and brother, and the stage is well set for shenanigans. Larkspur tells Jane the story of a hidden family treasure, and later it is Larkspur who discovers Mrs. Crossthwait dead at the foot of the stairs. Did she fall, or was she pushed? To find out, Jane enlists the aid of her lover, Chicago cop Mel Van Dyne, who comes along to help the local police.

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Обложки нет A Midsummer Night's Scream

 Автор: Churchill Jill

 Серия: Jane Jeffry


It's summer in the Chicago suburbs, and Jane Jeffry and her best friend, Shelley, are testing caterers on a local theater group, now ensconced in a building Shelley's husband donated to the community college. An enchanting and famous elderly actress is taking part, along with her far less pleasant actor husband. When one of the most irritating of the younger actors is found murdered, Jane, Shelley, and Jane's detective sweetie, Mel, are all swept up in the search for whodunit. What usually charms about this series is the genuine warmth between Jane and Shelley, Jane and Mel, and Jane's three adolescent children. This time there's a little too much teaching in the wobbly plot, however, as Churchill ladles on the details about local theater production and Jane's needlepoint classes.

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Обложка книги Apple Turnover Murder Apple Turnover Murder

 Автор: Fluke Joanne


It's June in Lake Eden, Minnesota, and for Hannah Swensen, that means bridal showers galore, plus a massive fundraising event in need of confections-not to mention a killer who never learned that charity begins at home…

Early summer brings plenty of work for Hannah, even before Mayor Bascomb's wife drops by The Cookie Jar to place an order…for eleven-hundred cookies! Stephanie Bascomb is organizing an elaborate three-day event to support local charities, and though it's a worthy cause, Hannah almost flips when her business partner, Lisa, suggests setting up an apple turnover stand. Hannah's never made a turnover-but, pushover that she is, she places her faith in Lisa's mother-in-law's recipe and agrees to be a magician's assistant in the fundraiser's talent show…

Dozens of pastries and one hideous purple dress later, Hannah has to admit that stepping out of her comfort zone has been fun as well as profitable. The only snag is the show's host, community college professor Bradford Ramsey. Hannah and her younger sister Michelle each had unfortunate romantic relationships with Ramsey, and when the cad comes sniffing around between acts, Hannah tells him off. But when the curtain doesn't go up, she discovers Ramsey backstage-dead as a doornail with a turnover in his hand…

Now, to protect her reputation and Michelle's, Hannah must get to the bottom of the professor's bitter end. There are plenty of scorned suspects, including an ex-wife who feels cheated in more ways than one, and a prominent local who may have been using Ramsey to avenge her own randy spouse. But who was unstable enough to snuff out Professor Love? A killer who's flakier than puff pastry-and far more dangerous…

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Обложка книги A tue… et à toi A tue… et à toi

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Dubois, lui, tout en gobant ses marennes, m'expliquait en détail la gastro-entérite de sa femme de ménage…

C'est vous dire si la plus totale harmonie régnait dans la salle à manger de ces bons amis !

Et soudain, au moment pile où la mère Dubois se la radinait, portant triomphalement une gigantesque marmite recelant le cassoulet : vlan ! ou plutôt « dring ! » le bignou s'est mis à carillonner…

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Обложка книги Acid Rock Acid Rock

 Автор: Murphy Warren, Richard Sapir

 Серия: The Destroyer


The stage is set for murder, mayhem and deafening music. But the music isn't loud enough to drown out the shots aimed at the gorgeous redhead on stage. Not that anybody is paying much attention, not in the screaming chaos of the world's biggest rock festival ever. The girl likes to be near singers, the freakier and more spaced-out the better. Some of them get too close and wind up permanently spaced out. Why? Someone wants to kill the beautiful girl with the long auburn hair. She is under contract for one million dollars. A big bounty is on her beautiful head. She has to be killed, and quick. But Remo and Chiun have other ideas. Their assignment from CURE says protect her at any costs - and that means someone is going to have to pay a very high price.

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Обложка книги Ça ne s'invente pas Ça ne s'invente pas

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


L'Inde mystérieuse, tu connais ?

Tiens : j't'en joue un air à la flûte baveuse !

Si le maharaja n'est pas content, dis-y qu'y s'fasse cuire du bouddha aux pommes !

Et des émeraudes pareilles, t'en as déjà vu, des émeraudes pareilles ?

Vise l'éléphant rose, comme il tend sa papatte à Béru…

Comment ça, lequel qu'a la plus belle trompe ? Qu'est-ce tu sous-entends ?

En tout cas, la princesse, elle, faut voir comme elle donne bien son mignon fouinozof à Sana !

Il est sympa, le fakir, hein ? Il a su rester vieux malgré son jeûne.

Ce qu'il maquille en palanquin, le Gros ? Ben, t'as qu'à lire, tu verras !

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Обложка книги Appelez-moi chérie Appelez-moi chérie

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


On peut tout exiger d'un bœuf…

Sauf qu'il remplace un taureau.

Fût-ce au pied levé !

Par contre, on peut demander à un taureau de mon espèce de se comporter comme une vache !

A preuve…

Ah ! y a de quoi ruminer, je vous jure ! J'sais pas si vous avez envie, ou non, de lire ce livre.

Moi, à votre place, j'hésiterais pas.

P't'être parce que je sais ce qu'il y a dedans ?

En tout cas, si vous souhaitez voir un San-Antonio partir à la recherche du plus gros diamant du monde avec une canne blanche, ratez pas cette recase, mes fils !

Vous comprendrez alors pourquoi j'ai intitulé ce machin « Appelez-moi, chérie » !

Chérie, parfaitement, avec un « e » muet !

Heureusement que l'auteur, lui, ne l'est pas !

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Обложка книги Ça mange pas de pain Ça mange pas de pain

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Moi, vous me connaissez ?

Jouer les privés, ce n'est pas mon fort.

Même si le Vieux me flanque sa bénédiction…

Même si le client allonge douze briques sur la table de notre salle à manger…

En matière de police, comme en amour, je suis professionnel jusqu'au bout des extrémités.

On ne se refait pas.

Tout ça pour vous dire que ces douze millions d'A-F me laissent de glace, comme disent les Lapons.

Et pourtant, douze briques, hein…, ça mange pas de pain !

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Обложка книги Au bal des rombières Au bal des rombières

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Il s'en passe de sévères à l'institut de thalassothérapie de Riquebon-sur-Mer. On est obligé de planquer les cadavres dans les tiroirs car les croque-morts arriveraient pas à tous les croquer ! Ça tombe à qui mieux mieux : les vieillards en premier, ce qui est justice, mais aussi les femmes, y compris les très jolies, ce qui est dégueulasse ! Dans ce très gros book, l'Antonio se surpasse, tu verras. Jamais il s'est montré si farfadingue ni si tringleur ! On lime à toutes les pages, à toute heure et en tous lieux !

Pour couronner le chef-d'œuvre, t'as droit au premier chapitre des mémoires du Gros, écrits de sa main et intitulés :

Bérurier. Son vit, son œuvre.

Pas triste ! J'aime autant te parler franchement : si tu rates ce livre, tu rates ta vie !

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Обложка книги Al Capote Al Capote

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Le mystère de l'assassinat de Kennedy ? Tiens, fume !

Accompagne-nous dans notre virée U.S. et tu verras ce qu'on en fait du mystère Kennedy, Béru, Mathias et moi.

Ah ! évidemment, ça ne s'est pas toujours bien passé, mais contrairement à ce qu'assurait le père Coubertin, l'essentiel, c'est pas de participer ; c'est de gagner.

Si tu veux mon avis, ce présent bouquin, dans cent ans on le fera lire encore dans les écoles.

« Al Capote » fait partie du patrimoine, désormais. D'autant qu'il est plein d'histoires de cul.

Je n'y peux rien si l'Histoire s'écrit avec du sang et des braquemards

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Обложка книги Aux frais de la princesse Aux frais de la princesse

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Tu te rappelles le Vieux ? L'homme au crâne poli et à la langue agile ? Chilou, mon prédécesseur Achille, notre bon vieux Dirlo, le Dabe, dont l'exquise politesse n'avait d'égale que la mauvaise foi.

Eh bien ! figure-toi qu'il a disparu !

Volatilisé, le bouffeur de chagattes !

En même temps qu'une petite comédienne dont les « coups de chaleur » sont réputés à Paris et dans la France métropolitaine. En apprenant ça, tu te dis qu'ils sont allés enfiler le parfait amour dans un coin peinard ?

Zob, mon pote ! A côté de la plaque ! Quand tu sauras ce qui s'est passé, t'auras les roustons qui te gicleront des orbites !

Dans ce book, on y va à fond la caisse !

Emporte ton détachant pour les éclaboussures !

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Обложка книги Allez donc faire ça plus loin Allez donc faire ça plus loin

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Alors çui-là, mon pote, pour te le résumer !… J'ai demandé de l'aide, mais Montaigne lui- même n'a pu y arriver.

Attends, je vais tout de même essayer…

C'est l'histoire d'un trio de terroristes, planqués chez l'ancien colonel Casimir Lemercier, et qui braque un fusil à lunette d'un genre très spécial sur le restau où je suis en train de bouffer avec ma maman.

Et puis…

Non, je m'y prends mal.

C'est l'histoire d'une petite journaliste qui veut écrire plus haut que son joli cul et qui…

Ça ne va pas non plus !

Voilà, c'est comme ça : Condor-miro, un vieil Indien qui crèche au cœur de l'Amazonie, entend, par une belle nuit équatoriale…

Non, non ! Ça non plus, je le sens pas.

Quoi donc ?

Eh bien, achète ce book, tu verras illico !

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Обложка книги Aux fruits de la passion Aux fruits de la passion

 Автор: Pennac Daniel

 Серия: Saga Malaussène


La tribu Malaussène et ses proches ont le regret de vous annoncerle mariage de Thérèse Malaussène avec le comte Marie-Colbert de Roberval, conseiller référendaire de première classe.


Cet avis tient lieu d'invitation.

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Обложка книги Au bonheur des ogres Au bonheur des ogres

 Автор: Pennac Daniel

 Серия: Saga Malaussène, Série Noire


Côté famille, maman s'est tirée une fois de plus en m'abandonnant les mômes, et le Petit s'est mis à rêver d'ogres Noël.

Côté cœur, tante Julia a été séduite par ma nature de bouc (de bouc émissaire).

Côté boulot, la première bombe a explosé au rayon des jouets, cinq minutes après mon passage. La deuxième, quinze jours plus tard, au rayon des pulls, sous mes yeux. Comme j'étais là aussi pour l'explosion de la troisième, ils m'ont tous soupçonné.

Pourquoi moi ?

Je dois avoir un don…

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Обложка книги Angel of Death Angel of Death

 Автор: Doherty Paul

 Серия: Hugh Corbett

Обложка книги Assassin in the Greenwood Assassin in the Greenwood

 Автор: Doherty Paul

 Серия: Hugh Corbett

Обложка книги A Brood of Vipers A Brood of Vipers

 Автор: Doherty Paul

 Серия: Sir Robert Shallot

Обложка книги A Regimental Murder A Regimental Murder

 Автор: Gardner Ashley

 Серия: Captain Lasey Regency Mysteries

Обложка книги A Body in Berkeley Square A Body in Berkeley Square

 Автор: Gardner Ashley

 Серия: Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries

Обложка книги A Covent Garden Mystery A Covent Garden Mystery

 Автор: Gardner Ashley

 Серия: Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries

Обложка книги A Death in Norfolk A Death in Norfolk

 Автор: Gardner Ashley

 Серия: Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries

Обложка книги An Evil eye An Evil eye

 Автор: Goodwin Jason

 Серия: Yashim the eunuch

Обложка книги A haunt of murder A haunt of murder

 Автор: Doherty Paul

 Серия: Canterbury Tales of Mystery And Murder

Обложки нет Artorius

 Автор: Vidal ésar


Britannia, amenazada por la caída del Imperio romano y por el avance de los bárbaros, ve nacer la leyenda artúrica a través de la historia real del rey Artorius.

A fines del siglo V d.C., el Imperio romano agonizaba a causa de su decadencia interna y las embestidas bárbaras. Cuando Roma se desplomó, no fueron pocos los que pensaron que su civilización debía ser salvada de aquellos que pretendían aniquilarla. Entre ellos, se encontraba un oficial romano llamado Lucius Artorius Castus, que en la lejana Britannia decidió mantener la ley, el orden y la justicia frente a los invasores. Sus gestas prodigiosas darían lugar, con el paso del tiempo, a las leyendas artúricas.

Artorius es la novela sobre la vida real del Arturo histórico contada por el enigmático personaje que mejor lo conoció y que en los relatos míticos siempre figuró a su lado. Pero también es una narración en la que se analizan temas eternos como el amor y la lealtad, el cumplimiento del deber y la defensa de la civilización, la magia y la fe, o la preservación de la cultura y la búsqueda de la Verdad eterna.

Escrita de manera atractiva, subyugante y documentada, como corresponde al estilo literario de César Vidal, Artorius es una novela que nos conduce a las raíces del ciclo artúrico y que, al tiempo, nos recuerda que no somos tan distintos de aquellos que nos precedieron tantos siglos atrás.

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Обложка книги An Instance of the Fingerpost An Instance of the Fingerpost

 Автор: Pears Iain


We are in Oxford in the 1660s—a time, and place, of great intellectual, scientific, religious and political ferment. Robert Grove, a fellow of New College is found dead in suspicious circumstances. A young woman is accused of his murder. We hear about the events surrounding his death from four witnesses—Marco da Cola, a Venetian Catholic intent on claiming credit for the invention of blood transfusion; Jack Prescott, the son of a supposed traitor to the Royalist cause determined to vindicate his father; John Wallis, chief cryptographer to both Cromwell and Charles II, a mathematician, theologican and inveterate plotter; and Anthony Wood, the famous Oxford antiquary. Each witness tells their version of what happened. Only one reveals the extraordinary truth.

An Instance of the Fingerpost is a magnificent tour de force—an utterly compelling historical mystery story with a plot that twists and turns and keeps the reader guessing until the very last page.

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Обложка книги A Gladiator Dies Only Once A Gladiator Dies Only Once

 Автор: Saylor Steven

 Серия: roma sub rosa

Обложка книги And Only to Deceive And Only to Deceive

 Автор: Alexander Tasha

 Серия: Lady Emily Mysteries


In this charming late Victorian romantic suspense novel, Emily, a young and beautiful widow, regrets her husband's African hunting expedition death less than is proper. The late Philip, Viscount Ashton, had a passion for classical antiquity, and Emily, in an attempt to get to know her husband postmortem, uses her newfound independence in London to study it. In the process, she forms a friendship with Cecile du Lac, a Parisian of a certain age, and realizes that there was more to Philip than she realized—including his genuine passion and love for her. The charming Colin Hargreaves may have been involved with Philip in art forgeries, and Andrew Palmer proposes to Emily and then offers evidence that Philip is still alive. By this time, Emily and Cecile are a well-practiced team of amateur sleuths: Phillip's secrets begin to emerge, and travel to Greece provides the possibilities of a new life. Alexander makes Emily light but sympathetic, and conveys period flavor without being ponderous. Her knowledge of the ethical dilemmas posed by Victorian etiquette is considerable; sexual chemistry in particular is handled with exquisite delicacy. The archeological background will lure readers who like to dig for their clues.

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Обложка книги A Poisoned Season A Poisoned Season

 Автор: Alexander Tasha

 Серия: Lady Emily Mysteries


Blending romance and historical mystery, Alexander has delightful fun with both genres. Rich, young widow Lady Emily Ashton occasionally has tea with the queen, but she isn't exactly a perfect Victorian lady. Pretty and poised though she may be, her preference for port and cigars, her devotion to both "popular" novels and classic Greek literature (which she reads in Greek), and her involvement in solving the mystery of her husband's death (And Only to Deceive, 2005) have made her the subject of plenty of gossip. Her forthright opinions stir up chitchat once again when she becomes curious about the theft of several items once owned by Marie Antoinette and about a new gentleman on the social scene, who claims to be an heir to the throne of France. Alexander's witty treatment of the trivial pursuits of the aristocracy, coupled with an engaging mystery and a deliciously flirtatious romance between Emily and handsome Colin Hargreaves, makes for entertaining reading for those who like historical mysteries that don't take themselves all that seriously.

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Обложка книги A Murderous Procession aka The Assassin A Murderous Procession aka The Assassin

 Автор: Franklin Ariana


In 1176, King Henry II sends his daughter Joanna to Palermo to marry his cousin, the king of Sicily. Henry chooses Adelia Aguilar, his Mistress of the Art of Death, to travel with the princess and safeguard her health. But when people in the wedding procession are murdered, Adelia and Rowley must discover the killer's identity… and whether he is stalking the princess or Adelia herself.

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Обложка книги A Transatlantic Tunnel, Hurrah! A Transatlantic Tunnel, Hurrah!

 Автор: Harrison Harry


Also published as Tunnel Through the Deeps.


Captain Augustine Washington and his team of navvies are driving a tunnel under the Atlantic in a heroic feat of construction. For Gus, a descendant of the infamous George Washington, executed as a traitor after the Battle of Lexington, this is a chance to redeem the family name.

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Обложка книги A Fatal Waltz A Fatal Waltz

 Автор: Alexander Tasha

 Серия: Lady Emily Mysteries


Lady Emily Ashton is back in her third episode of romantic suspense set in the Victorian world of mannerly gentlemen, conniving mothers, and scandals behind closed doors. Forced to join a group of socialites at the home of formidable and odious Lord Fortescue, whom she loathes (and whose daughter covets Emily’s fiancé, Colin Hargreaves), Emily and others in the party feel little regret when Fortescue is murdered. Unfortunately, her best friend’s husband, Robert, is arrested and imprisoned in the Tower, after witnesses confirm his fight with the victim. Resolved to exonerate Robert, Emily heads for Vienna on the killer’s trail. Austria proves rich with intrigue, and this portion of the story really shines as readers take a tour of nineteenth-century Vienna—its parties and its cafés—in the wintertime, shadowed by decidedly evil characters. Emily’s sparkling wit makes up for the somewhat convoluted plot and large cast of characters who move from England to the Continent and back at the slightest provocation. This is a captivating addition to the adventures of an irresistible Victorian iconoclast.

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Обложка книги A Deadly Penance A Deadly Penance

 Автор: Ash MAureen

 Серия: Templar knight

Обложка книги A Plague of Poison A Plague of Poison

 Автор: Ash MAureen

 Серия: Templar knight

Обложка книги A dying light in Corduba A dying light in Corduba

 Автор: Davis Lindsey

 Серия: Marcus Didius Falco

Обложка книги Alexandria Alexandria

 Автор: Davis Lindsey

 Серия: Marcus Didius Falco

Обложка книги A Body In The Bath House A Body In The Bath House

 Автор: Davis Lindsey

 Серия: , Marcus Didius Falco

Обложка книги Arms of Nemesis Arms of Nemesis

 Автор: Saylor Steven

 Серия: roma sub rosa

Обложка книги A murder on the Appian way A murder on the Appian way

 Автор: Saylor Steven

 Серия: roma sub rosa

Обложка книги A Mist of Prophecies A Mist of Prophecies

 Автор: Saylor Steven

 Серия: roma sub rosa

Обложка книги Absolución Por Asesinato Absolución Por Asesinato

 Автор: Tremayne Peter


Durante el sínodo de Whitby, en el año 664 d.C, la Iglesia romana y la Iglesia celta se encuentran más enfrentadas que nunca. De hecho, estamos ante lo que puede llegar a ser una guerra de religiones en la Europa de las edades oscuras.

En ese ambiente, entre sacerdotes, doctores y reyes, empiezan a aparecer cadáveres brutalmente asesinados.

Entre sospechas y recelos, se encomienda la investigación a una monja de obediencia celta especialista en derecho, sor Fidelma, pero se le asigna como colaborador a un sajón perteneciente a la Iglesia romana, Eadulf, de quien se desconocen las intenciones. Mientras, a las puertas de la abadía la peste hace estragos y se prepara una conspiración contra el rey de Northumbria.

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Обложка книги A Stranger in Mayfair A Stranger in Mayfair

 Автор: Finch Charles

 Серия: Charles Lenox Mysteries

Обложка книги A Crimson Warning A Crimson Warning

 Автор: Alexander Tasha

 Серия: Lady Emily Mysteries


Newly returned to her home in Mayfair, Lady Emily Hargreaves is looking forward to enjoying the delights of the season. The delights, that is, as defined by her own eccentricities—reading The Aeneid, waltzing with her dashing husband, and joining the Women’s Liberal Federation in the early stages of its campaign to win the vote for women. But an audacious vandal disturbs the peace in the capital city, splashing red paint on the neat edifices of the homes of London’s elite. This mark, impossible to hide, presages the revelation of scandalous secrets, driving the hapless victims into disgrace, despair and even death. Soon, all of London high society is living in fear of learning who will be the next target, and Lady Emily and her husband, Colin, favorite agent of the crown, must uncover the identity and reveal the motives of the twisted mind behind it all before another innocent life is lost.

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Обложка книги An Unmarked Grave An Unmarked Grave

 Автор: Todd Charles


In the spring of 1918, the Spanish Flu epidemic spreads, killing millions of soldiers and civilians across the globe. Overwhelmed by the constant flow of wounded soldiers coming from the French front, battlefield nurse Bess Crawford must now contend with hundreds of influenza patients as well. But war and disease are not the only killers to strike. Bess discovers, concealed among the dead waiting for burial, the body of an officer who has been murdered. Though she is devoted to all her patients, this soldier's death touches her deeply. Not only did the man serve in her father's former regiment, he was also a family friend. Before she can report the terrible news, Bess falls ill, she is the latest victim of the flu. By the time she recovers, the murdered officer has been buried, and the only other person who saw the body has hanged himself. Or did he? Working her father's connections in the military, Bess begins to piece together what little evidence she can find to unmask the elusive killer and see justice served. But the tenacious and impetuous nurse must be vigilant. With a determined killer on her own heels, each move she makes may be her last

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Обложка книги A Bitter Truth A Bitter Truth

 Автор: Todd Charles


"Highly recommended – well-rounded, believable characters, a multi-layered plot solidly based on human nature, all authentically set in the England of 1917 – an outstanding and riveting read." – Stephanie Laurens

Already deservedly lauded for the superb historical crime novels featuring shell-shocked Scotland Yard inspector Ian Rutledge (A Lonely Death, A Pale Horse et al), acclaimed author Charles Todd upped the ante by introducing readers to a wonderful new series protagonist, World War One battlefield nurse Bess Crawford. Featured for a third time in A Bitter Truth, Bess reaches out to help an abused and frightened young woman, only to discover that no good deed ever goes unpunished when the good Samaritan nurse finds herself falsely accused of murder. A terrific follow up to Todd's A Duty to the Dead and An Impartial Witness, A Bitter Truth is another thrilling and evocative mystery from 'one of the most respected writers in the genre' (Denver Post) and a treat for fans of Elizabeth George, Anne Perry, Martha Grimes, and Jacqueline Winspear.

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Обложка книги A Moorland Hanging A Moorland Hanging

 Автор: Jecks Michael

 Серия: Knight Templar mystery

Обложка книги A Dead Man's secret A Dead Man's secret

 Автор: Beaufort Simon

 Серия: Mappestone

Обложка книги An Ensuing Evil and Others An Ensuing Evil and Others

 Автор: Tremayne Peter

Обложка книги A Prayer for the Damned A Prayer for the Damned

 Автор: Tremayne Peter

 Серия: Sister Fidelma

Обложка книги An Order for Death An Order for Death

 Автор: Gregory Susanna

 Серия: Хроники Мэттью Бартоломью


The Seventh Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew.


Cambridge, March 1354, and the cause of murder is once more on the minds of physician Matthew Bartholomew and his colleague Brother Michael.

It is a time of division and denomination at the great University. The Carmelites and the Dominicans are at theological loggerheads, so much so that the more fanatical members are willing to swap rational judgement for a deadlier form of debate. And no sooner is Carmelite friar Faricius found stabbed than a Junior Proctor is found hanging from the walls of the Dominican Friary.

What was Faricius doing out when he had not been given permission to wander? How are the nuns at the nearby convent of St Radegund involved? And who is brokering trouble between Cambridge and its rival University at Oxford? The longer their enquiries go on, the more Bartholomew and Michael realise that the murders are less to do with high-minded academic principles, and more to do with far baser instincts.

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Обложка книги A Sunless Sea A Sunless Sea

 Автор: Perry Anne

 Серия: William Monk

Обложка книги A Killer in Winter A Killer in Winter

 Автор: Gregory Susanna

 Серия: Matthew Bartholomey

Обложка книги An East End Murder An East End Murder

 Автор: Finch Charles


From the acclaimed author of the Charles Lenox series of mysteries, including the Agatha-nominated novel A Beautiful Blue Death, comes a riveting short story of death and detection on the East End.

It’s the end of winter 1865 when Lenox agrees to investigate the death of Phil Jigg, a beloved neighborhood regular, found strangled on Great St. Andrews Street. In a case that takes him through the noisy vendors and pickpockets, the rough-and-tumble back alleys and local pubs of the Seven Dials, Lenox looks for answers in a place that couldn’t feel more foreign from his West End home — and where his presence is anything but welcome. The answer comes in the person of someone so ruthless and brutal that those who could help Lenox are terrified into silence.

A whodunit filled with the kind of brooding atmosphere that led Library Journal to remark, “Readers of Anne Perry should be snatching up Finch’s books and clamoring for more” (starred review of A Stranger in Mayfair), this is a delightfully vivid addition to the Charles Lenox series.

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Обложка книги An Old Betrayal An Old Betrayal

 Автор: Finch Charles

 Серия: Charles Lenox Mysteries


In the seventh book of Finch’s bestselling series of Victorian mysteries, a case of mistaken identity has Charles Lenox playing for his highest stakes yet: the safety of Queen Victoria herself.

On a spring morning in London, 1875, Charles Lenox agrees to take time away from his busy schedule as a Member of Parliament to meet an old protégé’s client at Charing Cross. But when their cryptic encounter seems to lead, days later, to the murder of an innocuous country squire, this fast favor draws Lenox inexorably back into his old profession.

Soon he realizes that, far from concluding the murderer’s business, this body is only the first step in a cruel plan, many years in the plotting. Where will he strike next? The answer, Lenox learns with slowly dawning horror, may be at the very heart of England’s monarchy.

Ranging from the slums of London to the city’s corridors of power, the newest Charles Lenox novel bears all of this series’ customary wit, charm, and trickery — a compulsive escape to a different time.

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Обложка книги A Dead Hand: A Crime in Calcutta A Dead Hand: A Crime in Calcutta

 Автор: Paul Theroux


Jerry Delfont leads an aimless life in Calcutta, struggling in vain against his writer's block, or 'dead hand,' and flitting around the edges of a half-hearted romance. Then he receives a mysterious letter asking for his help. The story it tells is disturbing: A dead boy found on the floor of a cheap hotel, a seemingly innocent man in flight and fearing for reputation as well as his life.

Before long, Delfont finds himself lured into the company of the letter's author, the wealthy and charming Merrill Unger, and is intrigued enough to pursue both the mystery and the woman. A devotee of the goddess Kali, Unger introduces Delfont to a strange underworld where tantric sex and religious fervor lead to obsession, philanthropy and exploitation walk hand in hand, and, unless he can act in time, violence against the most vulnerable in society goes unnoticed and unpunished.

An atmospheric and masterful thriller from "the most gifted, the most prodigal writer of his generation"-Jonathan Raban.

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Обложка книги A Whispering of Spies A Whispering of Spies

 Автор: Rowe Rosemary

 Серия: Libertus mystery of Roman Britain

Обложка книги A Gift Of Sanctuary A Gift Of Sanctuary

 Автор: Robb Candace

 Серия: Owen Archer

Обложка книги A Cruel Courtship A Cruel Courtship

 Автор: Robb Candace

 Серия: Margaret Kerr

Обложка книги A Spy For The Redeemer A Spy For The Redeemer

 Автор: Robb Candace

 Серия: Owen Archer

Обложка книги A Vigil of Spies A Vigil of Spies

 Автор: Robb Candace

 Серия: Owen Archer

Обложка книги A Trust Betrayed A Trust Betrayed

 Автор: Robb Candace

 Серия: Margaret Kerr

Обложка книги A Plunder of Souls A Plunder of Souls

 Автор: Jackson D B

 Серия: Thieftaker Chronicles

Обложка книги A Roman Ransom A Roman Ransom

 Автор: Rowe Rosemary

 Серия: Libertus mystery of Roman Britain

Обложка книги A Pattern of Blood A Pattern of Blood

 Автор: Rowe Rosemary

 Серия: Libertus mystery of Roman Britain

Обложка книги A Coin for the Ferryman A Coin for the Ferryman

 Автор: Rowe Rosemary

 Серия: Libertus mystery of Roman Britain

Обложка книги Atonement of Blood Atonement of Blood

 Автор: Tremayne Peter

 Серия: Sister Fidelma

Обложка книги Ashes of the Elements Ashes of the Elements

 Автор: Clare Alys

 Серия: Hawkenlye

Обложка книги A Poisonous Plot A Poisonous Plot

 Автор: Gregory Susanna

 Серия: Chronicles of Matthew Bartholomew


The Twenty First Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew


In 1358, over a century after its foundation in Cambridge, the college of Michaelhouse is facing a serious shortfall of funds and competition from upstarts rivals such as Zachary Hostel. Their problems are made no easier by the hostility of the town's inhabitants who favour the university moving away to the Fens.

This simmering tension threatens to break into violence when a well-known tradesman is found dead in one of the colleges. Matthew Bartholomew knows he was poisoned but cannot identify the actual substance, never mind the killer. He also worries that other illnesses and deaths may have been caused by the effluent from his sister's dye works.

Torn between loyalties to his kin and to his college, he fears the truth may destroy both his personal and professional life, but he knows he must use his skills as a physician to discover the truth before many more lose their lives entirely.

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Обложка книги A Murder in Thebes A Murder in Thebes

 Автор: Doherty Paul

 Серия: Mystery of Alexander the Great

Обложка книги Ça baigne dans le béton Ça baigne dans le béton

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


M. Blanc m'avait pourtant prévenu : « Quand on entre dans le grosso modo du Lion, rien ne va plus ! Une période de haute merde commence. »

Tout foire : les femmes les plus choucardes deviennent tartes comme un plat de furoncles et les mecs les plus virils se mettent à goder comme des cravates !

Voilà pourquoi, ayant à charge de protéger un couple de vieux kroums gâtochards, nous nous retrouvons, mes potes et moi, avec quatre cadavres sur les brandillons.

Moi, tu me connais ? Au début, je ne voulais pas y croire, cartésien comme il est, ton Sana.

Seulement, j'ai vite pigé ma douleur !

On vit une époque épique, je te jure !

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Обложка книги A Head for Poisoning A Head for Poisoning

 Автор: Beaufort Simon

 Серия: Sir Geoffrey Mappestone

Обложка книги A Poisonous Plot A Poisonous Plot

 Автор: Gregory Susanna

 Серия: Chronicles of Matthew Bartholomew


The Twenty First Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew


In 1358, over a century after its foundation in Cambridge, the college of Michaelhouse is facing a serious shortfall of funds and competition from upstarts rivals such as Zachary Hostel. Their problems are made no easier by the hostility of the town's inhabitants who favour the university moving away to the Fens.

This simmering tension threatens to break into violence when a well-known tradesman is found dead in one of the colleges. Matthew Bartholomew knows he was poisoned but cannot identify the actual substance, never mind the killer. He also worries that other illnesses and deaths may have been caused by the effluent from his sister's dye works.

Torn between loyalties to his kin and to his college, he fears the truth may destroy both his personal and professional life, but he knows he must use his skills as a physician to discover the truth before many more lose their lives entirely.

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Обложка книги A dying light in Corduba A dying light in Corduba

 Автор: Davis Lindsey

 Серия: , Marcus Didius Falco

Обложка книги Alexandria Alexandria

 Автор: Davis Lindsey

 Серия: Marcus Didius Falco

Обложка книги After the Armistice Ball After the Armistice Ball

 Автор: McPherson Catriona


Dandy Gilver, her husband back from the War, her children off at school and her uniform growing musty in the attic, is bored to a whimper in the spring of 1923 and a little light snooping seems like harmless fun. And what could be better than to seek out the Duffy diamonds, stolen from the Esselmont's country house, Croys, after the Armistice Ball? Before long, though, the puzzle of what really happened to the Duffy diamonds has been swept aside by the sudden, unexpected death of lovely young Cara Duffy in a lonely seaside cottage in Galloway. Society and the law seem ready to call it an accident but Dandy, along with Cara Duffy's fiancé Alec, is sure that there is more going on than meets the eye.

What is being hidden by members of the Duffy family: the watchful Lena, the cold and distant Clemence and old Gregory Duffy with his air of quiet sadness, not to mention Cara herself whose secret always seems just tantalizingly out of view? Dandy must learn to trust her instincts and swallow most of her scruples if he is to uncover the truth and earn the right to call herself a sleuth.

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Обложка книги A Morbid Taste For Bones A Morbid Taste For Bones

 Автор: Peters Ellis


In the remote Welsh mountain village of Gwytherin lies the grave of Saint Winifred. Now, in 1137, the ambitious head of Shrewsbury Abbey has decided to acquire the sacred remains for his Benedictine order. Native Welshman Brother Cadfael is sent on the expedition to translate and finds the rustic villagers of Gwytherin passionately divided by the Benedictine's offer for the saint's relics. Canny, wise, and all too wordly, he isn't surprised when this taste for bones leads to bloody murder.

The leading opponent to moving the grave has been shot dead with a mysterious arrow, and some say Winifred herself held the bow. Brother Cadfael knows a carnal hand did the killing. But he doesn't know that his plan to unearth a murderer may dig up a case of love and justice... where the wages of sin may be scandal or Cadfael's own ruin.

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Обложка книги A Morbid Taste for Bones A Morbid Taste for Bones

 Автор: Peters Ellis


In the remote Welsh mountain village of Gwytherin lies the grave of Saint Winifred. Now, in 1137, the ambitious head of Shrewsbury Abbey has decided to acquire the sacred remains for his Benedictine order. Native Welshman Brother Cadfael is sent on the expedition to translate and finds the rustic villagers of Gwytherin passionately divided by the Benedictine's offer for the saint's relics. Canny, wise, and all too wordly, he isn't surprised when this taste for bones leads to bloody murder.

The leading opponent to moving the grave has been shot dead with a mysterious arrow, and some say Winifred herself held the bow. Brother Cadfael knows a carnal hand did the killing. But he doesn't know that his plan to unearth a murderer may dig up a case of love and justice... where the wages of sin may be scandal or Cadfael's own ruin.

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Обложка книги All Honourable Men All Honourable Men

 Автор: Lyall Gavin

 Серия: Honour

Обложка книги A Death at Fountains Abbey A Death at Fountains Abbey

 Автор: Hodgson Antonia


The new twisting mystery from CWA Historical Dagger 2014 winner Antonia Hodgson.

Late spring, 1728, and Thomas Hawkins has left London for the wild beauty of Yorkshire – forced on a mission he can't refuse. John Aislabie, one of the wealthiest men in England, has been threatened with murder. Blackmailed into investigating, Tom must hunt down those responsible – or lose the woman he loves forever.

Arriving at the grand estate of Studley Royal, Tom realises that the threats to Aislabie and his family must be connected to someone in the house itself. Could one of the servants be responsible? And what of the mysterious Mrs Fairwood, the young widow who claims to be Aislabie's lost daughter?

Far from the ragged comforts of home, Tom and his ward, Sam Fleet, enter a world of elegant surfaces and hidden danger. Someone is determined to punish John Aislabie – and anyone who stands in the way. As the violence escalates and shocking truths are revealed, Tom is dragged inexorably towards the darkest night of his life.

Inspired by real characters, events and settings, A Death at Fountains Abbey is a gripping stand-alone historical thriller. It also continues the story that began with the award-winning The Devil in the Marshalsea and The Last Confession of Thomas Hawkins.

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Обложка книги An Excellent Mystery An Excellent Mystery

 Автор: Peters Ellis

 Серия: Brother Cadfael


In 1141, two monks have arrived in Shrewsbury from Winchester, where their abbey was destroyed. Now Brother Humilis, who is very ill, and Brother Fidelis, who is mute, must seek refuge at Shrewsbury. And from the moment he meets them, Brother Cadfael senses something deeper than their common vows binds these two brothers. And as Brother Humilis's health fails, Brother Cadfael faces a poignant test of his discretion and his beliefs as he unravels a secret so great it can destroy a life, a future, and a holy order.

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Обложка книги An Excellent Mystery An Excellent Mystery

 Автор: Peters Ellis

 Серия: Brother Cadfael


In 1141, two monks have arrived in Shrewsbury from Winchester, where their abbey was destroyed. Now Brother Humilis, who is very ill, and Brother Fidelis, who is mute, must seek refuge at Shrewsbury. And from the moment he meets them, Brother Cadfael senses something deeper than their common vows binds these two brothers. And as Brother Humilis's health fails, Brother Cadfael faces a poignant test of his discretion and his beliefs as he unravels a secret so great it can destroy a life, a future, and a holy order.

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Обложка книги A Rare Benedictine A Rare Benedictine

 Автор: Peters Ellis


This illustrated book includes the classics “A Light on the Road to Woodstock”, “The Price of Light”, and “Eye Witness”. These stories chronicle the events that led Brother Cadfael into the monastic life and feature Peters’ complex plots, mastery of language, and deep understanding of human nature.

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Обложка книги A Rare Benedictine A Rare Benedictine

 Автор: Peters Ellis


This illustrated book includes the classics “A Light on the Road to Woodstock”, “The Price of Light”, and “Eye Witness”. These stories chronicle the events that led Brother Cadfael into the monastic life and feature Peters’ complex plots, mastery of language, and deep understanding of human nature.

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Обложка книги All the World's a Stage All the World's a Stage

 Автор: Akunin Boris

 Серия: Эраст Фандорин, Приключения Эраста Фандорина


Eliza Altairsky-Lointaine is the toast of Moscow society, a beautiful actress in an infamous theatre troupe.

Her love life is a colourful as the parts she plays. She is the estranged wife of a descendant of Genghis Khan. And her ex-husband has threatened to kill anyone who courts her.

He appears to be making good on his promise.

Fandorin is contacted by concerned friend — the widowed wife of Chekhov — who asks him to investigate an alarming incident involving Eliza. But when he watches Eliza on stage for the first time, he falls desperately in love… Can he solve the case — and win over Eliza — without attracting the attentions of the murderer he is trying to find?

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Обложка книги At the Dying of the Year At the Dying of the Year

 Автор: Nickson Chris

 Серия: Richard Nottingham


In the latest Richard Nottingham historical mystery, the Constable must track down a predatory child-killer roaming the city.   

Leeds, 1733. Three children are found dead in a disused bell pit, their bodies battered and bruised, each of them stabbed through the heart. Fear, suspicion and violence tear at the city as Richard Nottingham, John Sedgwick and Rob Lister hunt a ruthless child-killer. The Constable is certain he knows who’s behind the murders, but his efforts to bring the killer to justice brings a blow that strikes right at his own heart.

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Обложка книги An Officer and a Spy An Officer and a Spy

 Автор: Harris Robert


Paris in 1895. Alfred Dreyfus, a young Jewish officer, has just been convicted of treason, sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil’s Island, and stripped of his rank in front of a baying crowd of twenty-thousand. Among the witnesses to his humiliation is Georges Picquart, the ambitious, intellectual, recently promoted head of the counterespionage agency that “proved” Dreyfus had passed secrets to the Germans. At first, Picquart firmly believes in Dreyfus’s guilt. But it is not long after Dreyfus is delivered to his desolate prison that Picquart stumbles on information that leads him to suspect that there is still a spy at large in the French military. As evidence of the most malignant deceit mounts and spirals inexorably toward the uppermost levels of government, Picquart is compelled to question not only the case against Dreyfus but also his most deeply held beliefs about his country, and about himself.


Bringing to life the scandal that mesmerized the world at the turn of the twentieth century, Robert Harris tells a tale of uncanny timeliness––a witch hunt, secret tribunals, out-of-control intelligence agencies, the fate of a whistle-blower--richly dramatized with the singular storytelling mastery that has marked all of his internationally best-selling novels.

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Обложка книги Aim And Fire Aim And Fire

 Автор: Ryder Cliff

 Серия: Room 59


ON ALERT.

A nuclear bomb has gone missing. At the same time Room 59, a covert unit of the International Intelligence Agency created to fi ght terrorist cells, intercepts a communiqué from U.S. Border Patrol agent Nathaniel Spencer. A known terrorist, thought to be dead, is back in business.

.AND UNDERCOVER

Tracy Wentworth is working for the Department of Homeland Security when she's contacted by Room 59 for an inside job. Aligned with Agent Spencer and backed up by Room 59's considerable resources, they are to assess and eliminate the threat, using any means necessary. But as they delve deeper into Mexico's criminal underworld, it soon becomes clear that someone is planning a massive attack against America.one that would render the entire nation completely defenseless!

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Обложка книги A spy by nature A spy by nature

 Автор: Cumming Charles

 Серия: Alec Milius

Обложка книги Akwarium Akwarium

 Автор: Suworow Wiktor


Ta książka jako pierwsza odkryła sekrety najbardziej tajnego wywiadu na świecie — Głównego Zarządu Wywiadowczego, czyli GRU. Przełożona na 27 języków, doczekała się już ponad 70 wydań. Antoni Krauze zrealizował na jej podstawie film kinowy i serial telewizyjny, w których główne role zagrali Jurij Smolskij i Janusz Gajos.

Wiktor Suworow odtwarza swoje losy w bezwzględnym, paranoicznym świecie sowieckich służb wywiadowczych. Jako wyróżniający się dowódca kompanii czołgów został zwerbowany do wywiadu wojskowego przez podpułkownika Krawcowa, związanego z wpływową grupą nacisku w ZSRR. Po zrobieniu błyskotliwej kariery w Specnazie trafił do elitarnego GRU. Odbył mordercze szkolenie szpiegowskie i stał się agentem operacyjnym w Europie Zachodniej.

„Temat bezgranicznego cynizmu i bestialstwa wyłania się w naturalny sposób z tej znakomicie napisanej książki, która niewątpliwie zachwyci wszystkich miłośników opowieści przygodowych i szpiegowskich”.

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Обложка книги A l'ouest de Jérusalem A l'ouest de Jérusalem

 Автор: De Villiers érard

Обложка книги Au suivant de ces Messieurs Au suivant de ces Messieurs

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Comme j'ouvre la porte, je fais un bond en arrière qui m'envoie dinguer dans le porte-pébroques. Il y a trois messieurs sur le paillasson, qui s'apprêtaient à sonner.

Et ceux-là, pas d'erreur possible, ce sont des vrais de vrais. Ils ont des bouilles qui ne trompent pas. Ils seraient nègres ou nains que ça ne se verrait pas davantage.

Le gnard San-Antonio se demande à la brutale si, par hasard, ça ne serait pas le commencement de la fin.

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Обложка книги Après vous, s'il en reste, monsieur le Président Après vous, s'il en reste, monsieur le Président

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


“ Gentil lecteur bien-aimé, en lisant ce puissant ouvrage de politique-fiction (ou de polique-affliction), n'oublie pas que si je puise certains de mes héros dans la vie courante, je les entraîne par contre dans des délirades qui n'appartiennent qu'à moi.

En somme, je les prends en charge et leur offre une croisière dans mon imaginaire.

Tous frais payés.

Ils en ont de la chance ! ”

San-Antonio
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Обложка книги Agents of Innocence Agents of Innocence

 Автор: Ignatius David

Обложка книги A Mortal Terror A Mortal Terror

 Автор: Benn James R

 Серия: Billy Boyle WW II Mystery

Обложка книги Ça tourne au vinaigre Ça tourne au vinaigre

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Béru ne bronche pas… Je lui file une bourrade et le Gros bascule contre la vitre. Alors,je sens une cohorte de fourmis envahir mon calbar et remonter le long de mon anatomie. J'actionne le plafonnier de la voiture et je vois une formidable flaque de sang sur la banquette. Le Gros a bloqué une praline dans la région du cou et il s'est à peu près vidé. Tel, il me paraît un peu mort. Toute l'affection que je lui porte me remonte à la gorge.

— « Béru ! je balbutie. Béru, vieux pote, joue pas au con… Tu m'entends, dis ? »

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Обложка книги A Bitter Field A Bitter Field

 Автор: Ludlow Jack

 Серия: Road to war

Обложка книги Alice au pays des merguez Alice au pays des merguez

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Dans cet ouvrage, tu prendras connaissance de l'événement le plus important qui ce soit produit depuis que l'homme a marché sur la lune.

Un événement que l'on jugeait tellement impensable qu'on y pensait plus.

La nouvelle a créé un remue-ménage extrême dans le vie française. Au point que M. le président de la République a honoré ce livre d'une préface. Si mon éditeur a refusé de la publier, c'est parce qu'il était convaincu que, d'ici quelques années, San-Antonio sera bien plus connu que le président ; et qu'il sera donc anormal qu'un auteur célèbre fût cautionné par un président oublié.

Il n'en reste pas moins que c'était un très bel élan du cœur dont je remercie vivement le Pommier des Français.

Ce qui l'avait motivé ? Je vais te dire, prépare-toi au choc : Béru et Berthe viennent d'avoir un enfant. Un vrai, bien à eux, déjà gras et dégueulasse, car bon sang ne peut mentir.

C'est pas l'événement pur fruit, ça ?

Ouvre vite la fenêtre, je sens que tu vas t'évanouir.

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Обложка книги An American spy An American spy

 Автор: Steinhauer Olen

 Серия: Milo Weaver

Обложка книги A tue… et à toi A tue… et à toi

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Dubois, lui, tout en gobant ses marennes, m'expliquait en détail la gastro-entérite de sa femme de ménage…

C'est vous dire si la plus totale harmonie régnait dans la salle à manger de ces bons amis !

Et soudain, au moment pile où la mère Dubois se la radinait, portant triomphalement une gigantesque marmite recelant le cassoulet : vlan ! ou plutôt « dring ! » le bignou s'est mis à carillonner…

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Обложка книги Agent 21 Agent 21

 Автор: Ryan Chris

 Серия: Agent 21


Some authors just write about it. Chris Ryan has been there, done it, and lived to tell the tale. Agent 21 is the first in the action-packed adventure series by the real-life SAS hero.

When Zak Darke's parents die in an unexplained mass murder he's left alone in the world. That is until he's sought out by a mysterious man: 'I work for a government agency,' the man tells him. 'You don't need to know which one. Not yet. All you need to know is that we've had our eye on you. There's a possibility you could help us in certain… operational situations.'

Zak becomes Agent 21. What happened to the 20 agents before him he'll never know. What he does know is that his life is about to change for ever.

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Обложка книги Atom Bomb Angel Atom Bomb Angel

 Автор: James Peter

 Серия: Max Flynn


A reissue of this early thriller from multi-million-copy bestselling author, Peter James.


Terrorists are threatening to sabotage Britain's nuclear power plants. One nuclear explosive smuggled inside a reactor would turn the entire core into a massive atom bomb… and bring death and disease to millions of people for centuries to come.

When Sir Isaac Quoit, chairman of the Atomic Energy Authority, disappears without trace, MI5 are alerted to the mysterious Operation Angel. Slick superspy Max Flynn is briefed to crack the code — but can he beat the deadline before Angel strikes?

Who are the terrorists? Why are the KGB involved? What are their aims and which power stations will they sabotage? If he does not act fast, Britain will be engulfed in a nuclear nightmare.


First published 1982

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Обложка книги Arcadia Arcadia

 Автор: Pears Iain


Three interlocking worlds. Four people looking for answers. But who controls the future — or the past?

In the basement of a professor’s house in 1960s Oxford, fifteen-year-old Rosie goes in search of a missing cat — and instead finds herself in a different world.

Anterwold is a sun-drenched land of storytellers, prophecies and ritual. But is this world real — and what happens if she decides to stay?

Meanwhile, in a sterile laboratory, a rebellious scientist is trying to prove that time does not even exist — with potentially devastating consequences.

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Обложка книги A Korean Tiger A Korean Tiger

 Автор: Carter Nick

 Серия: Killmaster


JUST A ROUTINE CASE OF MURDER.

A clumsy hatchet job by an enraged husband on his slatternly, nagging wife. Followed by the desperate flight of the culprit with the FBI in methodical, well organized pursuit.

Until… a check revealed that the murderer worked for AXE, with easy access to explosively dangerous military information. Until… investigation showed that for thirty years the guilty man had been an incredibly clever enemy agent.

Until… AXE discovered that the Russians and the Chinese were both determined to grab the man in possession of America's atomic secrets, and would stop at nothing to get him and eliminate each other.

Clearly, it was a job for Nick Carter. His orders: Find the missing man. Kill him. Fast. Before the Reds close in.

The hunt led Killmaster through the dark underbelly of Asia — from the exotic house of pleasure that served as an espionage hideout, to the guerrilla band's mountain stronghold with its grisly, skeleton-filled torture chamber.

It was a terrifying assignment. America's very existence depended on Nick Carter's success.

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Обложка книги Assassination Brigade Assassination Brigade

 Автор: Carter Nick

 Серия: Killmaster


What do attempted assassination of world leaders by their closest advisers, a stolen nuclear missile and identical blonde triplets have in common?


Nick Carter must stop a reign of terror that has gripped most of the civilized world. Sane men are being turned into kamikaze killers who hit like lightning and tell no tales!

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Обложка книги Arnaque à Brunei Arnaque à Brunei

 Автор: Villiers érard de

 Серия: SAS

Обложка книги Ça ne s'invente pas Ça ne s'invente pas

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


L'Inde mystérieuse, tu connais ?

Tiens : j't'en joue un air à la flûte baveuse !

Si le maharaja n'est pas content, dis-y qu'y s'fasse cuire du bouddha aux pommes !

Et des émeraudes pareilles, t'en as déjà vu, des émeraudes pareilles ?

Vise l'éléphant rose, comme il tend sa papatte à Béru…

Comment ça, lequel qu'a la plus belle trompe ? Qu'est-ce tu sous-entends ?

En tout cas, la princesse, elle, faut voir comme elle donne bien son mignon fouinozof à Sana !

Il est sympa, le fakir, hein ? Il a su rester vieux malgré son jeûne.

Ce qu'il maquille en palanquin, le Gros ? Ben, t'as qu'à lire, tu verras !

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Обложка книги Appelez-moi chérie Appelez-moi chérie

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


On peut tout exiger d'un bœuf…

Sauf qu'il remplace un taureau.

Fût-ce au pied levé !

Par contre, on peut demander à un taureau de mon espèce de se comporter comme une vache !

A preuve…

Ah ! y a de quoi ruminer, je vous jure ! J'sais pas si vous avez envie, ou non, de lire ce livre.

Moi, à votre place, j'hésiterais pas.

P't'être parce que je sais ce qu'il y a dedans ?

En tout cas, si vous souhaitez voir un San-Antonio partir à la recherche du plus gros diamant du monde avec une canne blanche, ratez pas cette recase, mes fils !

Vous comprendrez alors pourquoi j'ai intitulé ce machin « Appelez-moi, chérie » !

Chérie, parfaitement, avec un « e » muet !

Heureusement que l'auteur, lui, ne l'est pas !

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Обложка книги Ça mange pas de pain Ça mange pas de pain

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Moi, vous me connaissez ?

Jouer les privés, ce n'est pas mon fort.

Même si le Vieux me flanque sa bénédiction…

Même si le client allonge douze briques sur la table de notre salle à manger…

En matière de police, comme en amour, je suis professionnel jusqu'au bout des extrémités.

On ne se refait pas.

Tout ça pour vous dire que ces douze millions d'A-F me laissent de glace, comme disent les Lapons.

Et pourtant, douze briques, hein…, ça mange pas de pain !

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Обложка книги Ça baigne dans le béton Ça baigne dans le béton

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


M. Blanc m'avait pourtant prévenu : « Quand on entre dans le grosso modo du Lion, rien ne va plus ! Une période de haute merde commence. »

Tout foire : les femmes les plus choucardes deviennent tartes comme un plat de furoncles et les mecs les plus virils se mettent à goder comme des cravates !

Voilà pourquoi, ayant à charge de protéger un couple de vieux kroums gâtochards, nous nous retrouvons, mes potes et moi, avec quatre cadavres sur les brandillons.

Moi, tu me connais ? Au début, je ne voulais pas y croire, cartésien comme il est, ton Sana.

Seulement, j'ai vite pigé ma douleur !

On vit une époque épique, je te jure !

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Обложка книги Au bal des rombières Au bal des rombières

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Il s'en passe de sévères à l'institut de thalassothérapie de Riquebon-sur-Mer. On est obligé de planquer les cadavres dans les tiroirs car les croque-morts arriveraient pas à tous les croquer ! Ça tombe à qui mieux mieux : les vieillards en premier, ce qui est justice, mais aussi les femmes, y compris les très jolies, ce qui est dégueulasse ! Dans ce très gros book, l'Antonio se surpasse, tu verras. Jamais il s'est montré si farfadingue ni si tringleur ! On lime à toutes les pages, à toute heure et en tous lieux !

Pour couronner le chef-d'œuvre, t'as droit au premier chapitre des mémoires du Gros, écrits de sa main et intitulés :

Bérurier. Son vit, son œuvre.

Pas triste ! J'aime autant te parler franchement : si tu rates ce livre, tu rates ta vie !

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Обложка книги Al Capote Al Capote

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Le mystère de l'assassinat de Kennedy ? Tiens, fume !

Accompagne-nous dans notre virée U.S. et tu verras ce qu'on en fait du mystère Kennedy, Béru, Mathias et moi.

Ah ! évidemment, ça ne s'est pas toujours bien passé, mais contrairement à ce qu'assurait le père Coubertin, l'essentiel, c'est pas de participer ; c'est de gagner.

Si tu veux mon avis, ce présent bouquin, dans cent ans on le fera lire encore dans les écoles.

« Al Capote » fait partie du patrimoine, désormais. D'autant qu'il est plein d'histoires de cul.

Je n'y peux rien si l'Histoire s'écrit avec du sang et des braquemards

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Обложка книги Aux frais de la princesse Aux frais de la princesse

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Tu te rappelles le Vieux ? L'homme au crâne poli et à la langue agile ? Chilou, mon prédécesseur Achille, notre bon vieux Dirlo, le Dabe, dont l'exquise politesse n'avait d'égale que la mauvaise foi.

Eh bien ! figure-toi qu'il a disparu !

Volatilisé, le bouffeur de chagattes !

En même temps qu'une petite comédienne dont les « coups de chaleur » sont réputés à Paris et dans la France métropolitaine. En apprenant ça, tu te dis qu'ils sont allés enfiler le parfait amour dans un coin peinard ?

Zob, mon pote ! A côté de la plaque ! Quand tu sauras ce qui s'est passé, t'auras les roustons qui te gicleront des orbites !

Dans ce book, on y va à fond la caisse !

Emporte ton détachant pour les éclaboussures !

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Обложка книги Allez donc faire ça plus loin Allez donc faire ça plus loin

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Alors çui-là, mon pote, pour te le résumer !… J'ai demandé de l'aide, mais Montaigne lui- même n'a pu y arriver.

Attends, je vais tout de même essayer…

C'est l'histoire d'un trio de terroristes, planqués chez l'ancien colonel Casimir Lemercier, et qui braque un fusil à lunette d'un genre très spécial sur le restau où je suis en train de bouffer avec ma maman.

Et puis…

Non, je m'y prends mal.

C'est l'histoire d'une petite journaliste qui veut écrire plus haut que son joli cul et qui…

Ça ne va pas non plus !

Voilà, c'est comme ça : Condor-miro, un vieil Indien qui crèche au cœur de l'Amazonie, entend, par une belle nuit équatoriale…

Non, non ! Ça non plus, je le sens pas.

Quoi donc ?

Eh bien, achète ce book, tu verras illico !

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Обложка книги All Honourable Men All Honourable Men

 Автор: Lyall Gavin

 Серия: Honour

Обложка книги Arctic Firepath Arctic Firepath

 Автор: Conlon Dominic

 Серия: Sean Quinlan


Two days after the sender’s death, ex-commando Sean Quinlan receives a text message:


sorry i cheated

always loved u

am dying


Working in the shadows, Sean attempts to untangle the truths, half-truths and lies of the Russian Federation, as one of their top scientists goes on the run. The stage is set for a tough, fast-moving story which shifts between London and Moscow, Paris and the high Arctic.


Blending elements of political intrigue and military technology, Arctic Firepath is a thriller that crosses the boundaries of spy fiction. The novel should appeal to fans of Tom Clancy, Frederick Forsyth and Clive Cussler.

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Обложка книги Assault on England Assault on England

 Автор: Carter Nick

 Серия: Killmaster


The British Chancellor of the Exchequer and Defense Minister are assassinated. The British Government receives a demand for GBP 12 million to stop the killings. Carter is assigned to assist in the investigation.

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Обложка книги Assassin: Code Name Vulture Assassin: Code Name Vulture

 Автор: Carter Nick

 Серия: Killmaster


He was a highly paid professional, killing anyone, anywhere, for a price. A murderer who relished his work, lovingly watching each victim writhe in blood.

The Intelligence establishment named him The Vulture — "the scarlet vulture," his mechanized talons dripping with human blood. Destroying The Vulture was Nick Carter's next assignment.

But before Carter could get to his lethal quarry, he had to hunt down another man. A bizarre double of The Vulture, forced into becoming the assassin's perfect weapon — and his next agonized victim!

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Обложка книги Agent Counter-Agent Agent Counter-Agent

 Автор: Carter Nick

 Серия: Killmaster


"WE WILL BURY YOU!"

The Communist threat had never seemed so real! AXE had barely assigned Killmaster to his new mission when the message came from "the spoilers" — they were threatening to deal a death blow to American international influence.

It was clearly a job for Nick Carter — the most lethal of his career. For AXE's top Killmaster was destined to play the lead in the diabolical plot.

What had they done to him? Had they really turned AXE's most valuable agent against the very powers he was sworn to protect? It wasn't until Nick came under the spell of the sensuous Russian operative that he began to understand how he was being used. But was it too late? Did his mind already belong to the KGB?

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Обложка книги Atomsk: A Novel of Suspense Atomsk: A Novel of Suspense

 Автор: Smith Cordwainer


Right after World War II:

“I want you to spoil the secret of Atomsk.”

“Atomsk?”

Coppersmith spelled it out, adding, “It’s the Russian atomic center. We want them to know that we know all about it. We want them to guess as to how we know about it. We want to get the information for our own use, but we don’t just want to know about it as a bombing target. We want the Russians to suspect us so much that they will not fool themselves. For that, we need a man as a weapon.”

“To go in, to get out, and, after he was out, to leave traces?”

“Right. If the Russians think we know about their precious secret, they will be less disposed to take a chance. If we ourselves do know what the secret is, we will be less inclined to wage war against an unknown and therefore exaggerated danger. This is the meanest kind of fight there is, Major. It’s a fight to keep the peace.”

* * *

Major Michael Dugan had spent the war successfully pretending to be a Japanese officer. Now he infiltrates the secret Soviet city of Atomsk. The flair he does it with, the cleverness with which he overcomes countless obstacles,and the richness of the writing, make Atomsk a unique story and a page-turner. A dash of romance helps.

This Cold War-era spy novel was written by the man who went on to science fiction fame as Cordwainer Smith. His name in daily life was Paul M. A. Linebarger, and using his own name he wrote the classic book Psychological Warfare, translated into 14 languages.

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Обложка книги Aventure au Surinam Aventure au Surinam

 Автор: De Villiers érard

 Серия: SAS (fr)


Au Surinam, la nouvelle junte au pouvoir veut faire exécuter un des putschistes de la première heure, Julius Harb, parce qu’il n’est plus en accord avec les dérives du pouvoir actuel. Les Hollandais, vexés de leur éviction du Surinam, et la CIA inquiète de la tournure cubaine que prend le nouveau pouvoir, mandatent Malko pour tenter de sauver Julius Harb, qui deviendrait leur fer de lance pour se réimplanter au Surinam.

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Обложка книги Angelmaker Angelmaker

 Автор: Harkaway Nick


A Wall Street Journal and Booklist Best Mystery of 2012

From the acclaimed author of The Gone-Away World, blistering gangster noir meets howling absurdist comedy as the forces of good square off against the forces of evil, and only an unassuming clockwork repairman and an octogenarian former superspy can save the world from total destruction.

Joe Spork spends his days fixing antique clocks. The son of infamous London criminal Mathew “Tommy Gun” Spork, he has turned his back on his family’s mobster history and aims to live a quiet life. That orderly existence is suddenly upended when Joe activates a particularly unusual clockwork mechanism. His client, Edie Banister, is more than the kindly old lady she appears to be—she’s a retired international secret agent. And the device? It’s a 1950s doomsday machine. Having triggered it, Joe now faces the wrath of both the British government and a diabolical South Asian dictator who is also Edie’s old arch-nemesis. On the upside, Joe’s got a girl: a bold receptionist named Polly whose smarts, savvy and sex appeal may be just what he needs. With Joe’s once-quiet world suddenly overrun by mad monks, psychopathic serial killers, scientific geniuses and threats to the future of conscious life in the universe, he realizes that the only way to survive is to muster the courage to fight, help Edie complete a mission she abandoned years ago and pick up his father’s old gun…

Literary Awards:

• The Kitschies for Red Tentacle (Novel) (2012)

• Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee for Best Novel (2013)

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Обложка книги A Dangerous Fortune A Dangerous Fortune

 Автор: Follett Ken


In 1866, tragedy strikes at the exclusive Windfield School. A young student drowns in a mysterious accident involving a small circle of boys. The drowning and its aftermath initiates a spiraling circle of treachery that will span three decades and entwine many loves… From the exclusive men's club and brothels that cater to every dark desire of London's upper classes to the dazzling ballrooms and mahogany-paneled suites of the manipulators of the world's wealth, Ken Follett conjures up a stunning array of contrasts. This breathtaking novel portrays a family splintered by lust, bound by a shared legacy… men and women swept toward a perilous climax where greed, fed by the shocking truth of a boy's death, must be stopped, or not just one man's dreams, but those of a nation, will die…

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Обложка книги A Brewing Storm A Brewing Storm

 Автор: Castle Richard

 Серия: Brewing Storm, Derrick Storm

Обложка книги Absolute Zero Absolute Zero

 Автор: Logan Chuck

 Серия: Phil Broker

Обложка книги After the Rain After the Rain

 Автор: Logan Chuck

 Серия: Phil Broker

Обложка книги According to Their Deeds According to Their Deeds

 Автор: Robertson Paul

Обложка книги A Shroud for Jesso A Shroud for Jesso

 Автор: Rabe Peter

Обложка книги Assassin's Creed: Renaissance Assassin's Creed: Renaissance

 Автор: Bowden Oliver

 Серия:


'I will seek Vengeance upon those who betrayed my family. I am Ezio Auditore da Firenze. I am an Assassin…'Betrayed by the ruling families of Italy, a young man embarks upon an epic quest for vengeance. To eradicate corruption and restore his family's honour, he will learn the art of the assassins.Along the way, Ezio will call upon the wisdom of such great minds as Leonardo Da Vinci and Niccolo Machiavelli - knowing that survival is bound to the skills by which he must live.To his allies, he will become a force for change - fighting for freedom and justice. To his enemies, he will become a threat dedicated to the destruction of the tyrants abusing the people of Italy.So begins an epic story of power, revenge and conspiracy.TRUTH WILL BE WRITTEN IN BLOOD

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Обложка книги A Patent Lie A Patent Lie

 Автор: Goldstein Paul

Обложка книги Act of Fear Act of Fear

 Автор: Collins Michael

 Серия: Dan Fortune

Обложка книги Absolute rage Absolute rage

 Автор: Tanenbaum Robert K

 Серия: Karp and Ciampi

Обложка книги Angel in black Angel in black

 Автор: Collins Max Allan

 Серия: Nathan Heller

Обложка книги An Innocent Client An Innocent Client

 Автор: Pratt Scott

 Серия: Joe Dillard

Обложка книги A Taste for Violence A Taste for Violence

 Автор: Halliday Brett

 Серия: Michael Shayne

Обложка книги Armed… Dangerous… Armed… Dangerous…

 Автор: Halliday Brett

 Серия: Michael Shayne

Обложка книги Always Say Goodbye Always Say Goodbye

 Автор: Kaminsky Stuart M

 Серия: Lew Fonesca

Обложка книги A Dangerous Man A Dangerous Man

 Автор: Huston Charlie

 Серия: Hank Thompson


“Among the new voices in twenty-first-century crime fiction, Charlie Huston . . . is where it's at.”

- The Washington Post

“Huston writes dialogue so combustible it could fuel a bus and characters crazy enough to take it on the road.”

- The New York Times Book Review

Reluctant hitman Henry Thompson has fallen on hard times. His grip on life is disintegrating, his pistol hand shaking, his body pinned to his living room couch by painkillers - and his boss, Russian mobster David Dolokhov, isn't happy about any of it. So Henry is surprised when he's handed a new assignment: keep tabs on a minor league baseball star named Miguel Arenas.

Henry has no pity for the slugger and the wicked gambling problem that got him in trouble, but he can't help liking the guy. After all, Henry used to be just like him: a natural-born ball player with a bright future. But hell, that was long ago. Before Henry did some guy a favor and ended up running for his life. Before his girlfriend and buddies got gunned down by someone on his tail. Before he agreed to buy his parents' safety with a life of violence.

And when Miguel gets drafted by the Mets and is sent to the Brooklyn Cyclones, Henry must head back to New York, back to the place where all his problems began - and where Henry might find a real reason to keep living, a reason that may just cost him his life.

“Huston reminds me of all my favorite writers - Pete Dexter, Robert Stone, Crumley. If there is such a thing as compassionate noir, Charlie has found it. He's a true marvel.”

- Ken Bruen, author of The Guards


“Charlie Huston is the real deal.”

- Peter Straub

2006

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Обложка книги All the Lonely People All the Lonely People

 Автор: Edwards Martin

 Серия: Harry Devlin

Обложка книги All About The Money All About The Money

 Автор: Glenn Roy

Обложка книги A Walk in the Dark A Walk in the Dark

 Автор: Carofiglio Gianrico

 Серия: Guido Guerrieri

Обложка книги A grave in Gaza A grave in Gaza

 Автор: Rees Matt Beynon

 Серия: Omar Yussef

Обложка книги Accused Accused

 Автор: Gimenez Mark

 Серия: Scott Fenney

Обложка книги A Red Death A Red Death

 Автор: Mosley Walter

 Серия: Easy Rawlins

Обложка книги A change of gravity A change of gravity

 Автор: Higgins George V

Обложка книги Aftershock Aftershock

 Автор: Corris Peter

 Серия: Cliff Hardy

Обложка книги Appeal Denied Appeal Denied

 Автор: Corris Peter

 Серия: Cliff Hardy

Обложка книги Aces and Knaves Aces and Knaves

 Автор: Cook Alan

Обложка книги Alter ego Alter ego

 Автор: Рябов Гелий Трофимович


В настоящий сборник детективных повестей Г. Т. Рябова вошли остросюжетные произведения о правоохранительных органах, о чести, о подлости и долге. Герои, с которыми предстоит познакомиться читателю, не просто попадают в экстремальные ситуации, совершая подвиги или предательства, — они всегда и безусловно идут по острию, их жизнь — вечная и неизбывная проблема выбора.

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Обложка книги A Raging Storm A Raging Storm

 Автор: Castle Richard

 Серия: , Derrick Storm

Обложка книги A Redhead for Mike Shayne A Redhead for Mike Shayne

 Автор: Halliday Brett

 Серия: Michael Shayne

Обложка книги A Bloody Storm A Bloody Storm

 Автор: Castle Richard

 Серия: Derrick Storm short, Derrick Storm

Обложка книги A Body In The Bath House A Body In The Bath House

 Автор: Davis Lindsey

 Серия: , Marcus Didius Falco

Обложка книги Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

 Автор: Bowden Oliver

 Серия:


'I will journey to the black heart of a corrupt Empire to root out my foes. But Rome wasn't built in a day and it won't be restored by a lone assassin. I am Ezio Auditore da Firenze. This is my brotherhood.'Rome, once mighty, lies in ruins. The city swarms with suffering and degradation, her citizens living in the shadow of the ruthless Borgia family. Only one man can free the people from the Borgia tyranny - Ezio Auditore, the Master Assassin.Ezio's quest will test him to his limits. Cesare Borgia, a man more villainous and dangerous than his father the Pope, will not rest until he has conquered Italy. And in such treacherous times, conspiracy is everywhere, even within the ranks of the brotherhood itself…

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Обложка книги American tabloid American tabloid

 Автор: Ellroy James

 Серия: Underworld USA

Обложка книги All I Did Was Shoot My Man All I Did Was Shoot My Man

 Автор: Mosley Walter

 Серия: Leonid McGill


In the latest and most surprising novel in the bestselling Leonid McGill series, Leonid finds himself caught between his sins of the past and an all-too-vivid present.

Seven years ago, Zella Grisham came home to find her man, Harry Tangelo, in bed with her friend. The weekend before, $6.8 million had been stolen from Rutgers Assurance Corp., whose offices are across the street from where Zella worked. Zella didn't remember shooting Harry, but she didn't deny it either. The district attorney was inclined to call it temporary insanity-until the police found $80,000 from the Rutgers heist hidden in her storage space.

For reasons of his own, Leonid McGill is convinced of Zella's innocence. But as he begins his investigation, his life begins to unravel. His wife is drinking more than she should. His oldest son has dropped out of college and moved in with an exprostitute. His youngest son is working for him and trying to stay within the law. And his father, whom he thought was long dead, has turned up under an alias.

A gripping story of murder, greed, and retribution, All I Did Was Shoot My Man is also the poignant tale of one man's attempt to stay connected to his family.

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Обложка книги An Easeful Death An Easeful Death

 Автор: Young Felicity

 Серия: Stevie Hooper


In An Easeful Death, someone is killing beautiful young women and taking extraordinary risks to carefully pose their painted bodies in public places. The first is bronze, then silver who will be gold? Detective Sergeant Stevie Hooper, young, hard-edged and newly seconded to the Serious Crime Squad, finds herself haunted by increasingly disturbing flashbacks as the bizarre case unfolds. And, as she closes in on the killer, the carefully drawn line between her professional and personal life becomes increasingly blurred, till she doesnt know who can be trusted.

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Обложка книги Ask Not Ask Not

 Автор: Collins Max Allan

 Серия: Nathan Heller


Chicago, September 1964. Beatlemania sweeps the nation, the Vietnam War looms, and the Warren Commission prepares to blame a “lone-nut” assassin for the killing of President John F. Kennedy. But as the post-Camelot era begins, a suspicious outbreak of suicides, accidental deaths, and outright murders decimates assassination witnesses. When Nathan Heller and his son are nearly run down on a city street, the private detective wonders if he himself might be a loose end...

Soon a faked suicide linked to President Johnson’s corrupt cronies takes Heller to Texas, where celebrity columnist Flo Kilgore implores him to explore that growing list of dead witnesses. With the blessing of Bobby Kennedy — former US attorney general, now running for Senator from New York — Heller and Flo investigate the increasing wave of violence that seems to emanate from the notorious Mac Wallace, rumored to be LBJ’s personal hatchet man.

Fifty years after JFK’s tragic death, Collins’s rigorous research for Ask Not raises new questions about the most controversial assassination of our time.

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Обложки нет Avenger

 Автор: Forsyth Frederick


A young American aid volunteer, Billy Colenso, is brutally murdered in former Yugoslavia. His grandfather, the Canadian billionaire Steven Edmond, is bent on revenge. The quest to find Billy's murderer leads Edmond to Cal Dexter, ex-Vietnam Special Forces, the one man who could bring the killer to justice. But what starts as a personal, domestic tragedy soon explodes into a terrifying drama on the centre stage of world terrorism. From the battlefield of Vietnam via war-torn Serbia to the jungles of Central America, Avenger is packed with riveting detail, breathtaking action and political suspense, while in Cal Dexter we meet an unforgettable hero in the most dynamic Forsyth tradition.

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Обложка книги Absolute Risk Absolute Risk

 Автор: Gore Steven

 Серия: , Graham Gage


A terrorist bombing in Asia… A dead FBI agent in Marseilles… Bank accounts linked to a genius finance professor in Boston…

Can investigator Graham Gage make the connection before his world collapses?

Days after failing to arrive for a secret meeting with the Federal Reserve chairman, FBI agent Michael Hennessy’s body is found at the base of a cliff. But was it suicide or murder? A call from the chairman sends Gage hunting for the truth.

As a desperately ill U.S. president prepares to hand over power to his vice president—a man in the thrall of religious extremists—Gage follows a trail of deceit and terror to a conspiracy that threatens to plummet the world into chaos. But for Gage, there is even more at stake. His wife is trapped between an uprising in Central China and the ruthless Chinese government. And unless Gage exposes the greatest treachery of our age before the clock counts down, Faith will die….

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Обложка книги American Assassin American Assassin

 Автор: Flynn Vince

 Серия: , Mitch Rapp


#1 New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn returns with yet another explosive thriller, introducing the young Mitch Rapp, as he takes on his first assignment.

Before he was considered a CIA superagent, before he was thought of as a terrorist's worst nightmare, and before he was both loathed and admired by the politicians on Capitol Hill, Mitch Rapp was a gifted college athlete without a care in the world… and then tragedy struck.

Two decades of cutthroat, partisan politics has left the CIA and the country in an increasingly vulnerable position. Cold War veteran and CIA Operations Director Thomas Stansfield knows he must prepare his people for the next war. The rise of Islamic terrorism is coming, and it needs to be met abroad before it reaches America 's shores. Stansfield directs his protégé, Irene Kennedy, and his old Cold War colleague, Stan Hurley, to form a new group of clandestine operatives who will work outside the normal chain of command-men who do not exist.

What type of man is willing to kill for his country without putting on a uniform? Kennedy finds him in the wake of the Pan Am Lockerbie terrorist attack. Two-hundred and seventy souls perished that cold December night, and thousands of family and friends were left searching for comfort. Mitch Rapp was one of them, but he was not interested in comfort. He wanted retribution.

Six months of intense training has prepared him to bring the war to the enemy's doorstep, and he does so with brutal efficiency. Rapp starts in Istanbul, where he assassinates the Turkish arms dealer who sold the explosives used in the Pan Am attack. Rapp then moves onto Hamburg with his team and across Europe, leaving a trail of bodies. All roads lead to Beirut, though, and what Rapp doesn't know is that the enemy is aware of his existence and has prepared a trap. The hunter is about to become the hunted, and Rapp will need every ounce of skill and cunning if he is to survive the war-ravaged city and its various terrorist factions.

As action-packed, fast-paced, and brutally realistic as it gets, Flynn's latest page-turner shows readers how it all began. Behind the steely gaze of the nation's ultimate hero is a young man primed to become an American Assassin.

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Обложка книги Ah, Treachery! Ah, Treachery!

 Автор: Thomas Ross


Cashiered U.S. Army major Edd “Twodees” Partain is working as a clerk in Wanda Lou’s Weaponry in Sheridan, Wyoming. That is, he works there until the tall man in the lamb’s wool topcoat walks into the shop and announces that a certain secret operation that took place in El Salvador is about to hit the media fan.

For Partain, the visit from the man in gray leads to an unforeseen career move. Flying to L.A., the ex-major is grilled by a woman hiding out — in a $2000-a-day hospital room — from the “Little Rock folks.” Millicent Altford is a rainmaker, and a good one. adept at shaking the money tree for deserving politicos. Her secret war chest is missing $1.2 million, and she wants Partain to ride shotgun while she gets it back. And that leads Partain across the continent to Washington, where the blunders of U.S. covert action in Central America are at last percolating up through the political ranks.

A storefront organization called VOMIT — Victims of Military Intelligence Treachery — is trying to defend a network of former intelligence operatives, soldiers, and covert warriors, including Partain himself, from a plot to keep the truth buried. VOMIT has its hands full. Because Twodees Partain is making even more enemies than he used to, a number of bags containing $1.2 million are floating around, and some old El Salvador hands are stirring up the ashes of political sin — with corpses sprawling from Georgetown to Beverly Hills...

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Обложка книги Anthropos phago Anthropos phago

 Автор: Ёлшин Олег


Мир скатывается в пропасть. По центральным площадям Европы шагают Гей-парады, бесчинствующие ультрас устраивают погромы, раздетые девицы танцуют в

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Обложка книги Alias The Saint Alias The Saint

 Автор: Charteris Leslie

 Серия: Saint


THE NATIONAL DEBT

In which the Saint disguises himself as a dusty professor in order to save a lovely damsel from the clutches of a sinister conspiracy.

THE MAN WHO COULD NOT DIE

In which the Saint's well known sensitivity to the adventurous possibilities of any situation lead him to pursue the current fortunes of the extraordinary Miles Hallin, a seemingly unimpeachable man about whom it has been said that if Miles Hallin could have walked a tight rope he would have walked a tight rope stretched across the crater of Vesuvius as a kind of appetizer before breakfast.

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Обложка книги Alfred Hitchcock Presents: 16 Skeletons From My Closet Alfred Hitchcock Presents: 16 Skeletons From My Closet

 Автор: Hitchcock Alfred, Bloch Robert, Kane Henry, Holding James, Rice Craig, Turner Robert, Gilford C B, Honig Donald, Arthur Robert, Logan William, Henderson Dion, Deming Richard, Treat Lawrence, Mergendahl Charles, Alexander David, Ritchie Jack, Flora Fletcher


If you don't shudder with every twist and sudden thrust of these 16 terror tales…

if you are able to turn off your bedside lamp after closing this volume and drift off to a deep, dreamless sleep…

if you can drink your morning coffee without thinking there just might be a peculiarly bitter taste to it, or turn your back on your spouse or best friend without feeling a funny itching between your shoulder blades…

then that lovable old master of menace, Alfred Hitchcock, apologizes and personally guarantees you your full payment in horror. All you have to do is meet him in the cemetery under the next murderer's moon…

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Обложка книги Angst(Nerve) Angst(Nerve)

 Автор: Francis Dick

 Серия:


Angst und Unsicherheit gehen um auf dem Rennplatz von Dunstable. Art Mathews schießt sich unter den Augen seiner Jockey-Kollegen eine Kugel in den Kopf. Doch er ist nur das erste Opfer einer mysteriösen Unglücksserie. Erst Rob Finn, ein ziemlich Neuer im Geschäft, macht sich an des Rätsels Lösung und gerät prompt in Lebensgefahr.

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Обложка книги A Vision of Fire A Vision of Fire

 Автор: Rovin Jeff, Anderson Gillian

 Серия: The EarthEnd Saga


The first novel from iconic X-Files star Gillian Anderson and New York Times bestselling author Jeff Rovin: a science fiction thriller of epic proportions.

Renowned child psychologist Caitlin O’Hara is a single mom trying to juggle her job, her son, and a lackluster dating life. Her world is suddenly upturned when Maanik, the daughter of India’s ambassador to the United Nations, starts speaking in tongues and having violent visions. Caitlin is sure that her fits have something to do with the recent assassination attempt on her father—a shooting that has escalated nuclear tensions between India and Pakistan to dangerous levels—but when teenagers around the world start having similar outbursts, Caitlin begins to think that there’s a more sinister force at work.

In Haiti, a student claws at her throat, drowning on dry land. In Iran, a boy suddenly and inexplicably sets himself on fire. Animals, too, are acting irrationally, from rats in New York City to birds in South America to ordinary house pets. With Asia on the cusp of nuclear war, Caitlin must race across the globe to uncover the mystical links among these seemingly unrelated incidents in order to save her patient—and perhaps the world.

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Обложка книги A Vision of Fire A Vision of Fire

 Автор: Rovin Jeff, Anderson Gillian

 Серия: The EarthEnd Saga


The first novel from iconic X-Files star Gillian Anderson and New York Times bestselling author Jeff Rovin: a science fiction thriller of epic proportions.

Renowned child psychologist Caitlin O’Hara is a single mom trying to juggle her job, her son, and a lackluster dating life. Her world is suddenly upturned when Maanik, the daughter of India’s ambassador to the United Nations, starts speaking in tongues and having violent visions. Caitlin is sure that her fits have something to do with the recent assassination attempt on her father—a shooting that has escalated nuclear tensions between India and Pakistan to dangerous levels—but when teenagers around the world start having similar outbursts, Caitlin begins to think that there’s a more sinister force at work.

In Haiti, a student claws at her throat, drowning on dry land. In Iran, a boy suddenly and inexplicably sets himself on fire. Animals, too, are acting irrationally, from rats in New York City to birds in South America to ordinary house pets. With Asia on the cusp of nuclear war, Caitlin must race across the globe to uncover the mystical links among these seemingly unrelated incidents in order to save her patient—and perhaps the world.

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Обложка книги ANTI_Lover ANTI_Lover

 Автор: Мирный Кирилл


Игра, секс и месть – составляющие части жизни молодого человека, который испытывает искреннюю ненависть ко всему женскому роду. Лучшее развлечение – убийство невинных девушек. Карты – средство заработка. Жизнь – путь мстителя. Блюстители правопорядка бессильны перед его уловками. Женщины не могут устоять перед его очарованием.

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Обложка книги A Cool Breeze on the Underground A Cool Breeze on the Underground

 Автор: Winslow Don

 Серия: Neal Carey

Обложка книги American Assassin American Assassin

 Автор: Flynn Vince

 Серия: , Mitch Rapp


#1 New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn returns with yet another explosive thriller, introducing the young Mitch Rapp, as he takes on his first assignment.

Before he was considered a CIA superagent, before he was thought of as a terrorist's worst nightmare, and before he was both loathed and admired by the politicians on Capitol Hill, Mitch Rapp was a gifted college athlete without a care in the world… and then tragedy struck.

Two decades of cutthroat, partisan politics has left the CIA and the country in an increasingly vulnerable position. Cold War veteran and CIA Operations Director Thomas Stansfield knows he must prepare his people for the next war. The rise of Islamic terrorism is coming, and it needs to be met abroad before it reaches America 's shores. Stansfield directs his protégé, Irene Kennedy, and his old Cold War colleague, Stan Hurley, to form a new group of clandestine operatives who will work outside the normal chain of command-men who do not exist.

What type of man is willing to kill for his country without putting on a uniform? Kennedy finds him in the wake of the Pan Am Lockerbie terrorist attack. Two-hundred and seventy souls perished that cold December night, and thousands of family and friends were left searching for comfort. Mitch Rapp was one of them, but he was not interested in comfort. He wanted retribution.

Six months of intense training has prepared him to bring the war to the enemy's doorstep, and he does so with brutal efficiency. Rapp starts in Istanbul, where he assassinates the Turkish arms dealer who sold the explosives used in the Pan Am attack. Rapp then moves onto Hamburg with his team and across Europe, leaving a trail of bodies. All roads lead to Beirut, though, and what Rapp doesn't know is that the enemy is aware of his existence and has prepared a trap. The hunter is about to become the hunted, and Rapp will need every ounce of skill and cunning if he is to survive the war-ravaged city and its various terrorist factions.

As action-packed, fast-paced, and brutally realistic as it gets, Flynn's latest page-turner shows readers how it all began. Behind the steely gaze of the nation's ultimate hero is a young man primed to become an American Assassin.

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Обложки нет Abduction

 Автор: Cook Robin


Robin Cook combines his traditional medical thriller with the chilling possibilities of alien intervention.

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Обложка книги Aire muerto Aire muerto

 Автор: Banks Iain


Ken McNutt es un locutor de radio londinense que se fragua enemistades por doquier, debido a la insaciable sátira social y política que despliega a través de las ondas. En una de las muchas fiestas de la alta sociedad a las que asiste conoce a Celia, una mujer misteriosa y atractiva que le relata, entre otras cosas, un accidente que la convirtió para siempre en dos personas distintas. Poco después, se entera de que ella es una mujer casada con un mafioso, y a partir de ese momento su vida entera en una vorágine de aventuras y peligros.

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Обложка книги Angelology Angelology

 Автор: Trussoni Danielle


Set in the secluded world of cloistered abbeys, long-lost secrets and angelic humans, Angelology has all the makings of a blockbuster hit, combining elements of The Da Vinci Code and Kate Mosse's Labyrinth

Sister Evangeline was just a young girl when her father left her at St. Rose Convent under the care of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration. Now a young woman, she has unexpectedly discovered a collection of letters dating back sixty years – letters that bring her deep into a closely guarded secret, to an ancient conflict between the millennium-old Society of Angelologists and the monstrously beautiful Nephilim, the descendants of angels and humans. Rich and mesmerizing, Angelology blends biblical lore, mythology and the fall of the Rebel Angels, creating a luminous, riveting tale of one young woman caught in a battle that will determine the fate of the world.

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Обложка книги All the Young Warriors All the Young Warriors

 Автор: Smith Anthony Neil

Обложка книги All You Need Is Kill All You Need Is Kill

 Автор: Sakurazaka Hiroshi

 Серия:


L to R (Western Style). There's one thing worse than dying. It's coming back to do it again and again.When the alien Gitai invade, Keiji Kiriya is just one of many raw recruits shoved into a suit of battle armor and sent out to kill. Keiji dies on the battlefield, only to find himself reborn each morning to fight and die again and again. On the 158th iteration though, he sees something different, something out of place: the female soldier known as the Bitch of War. Is the Bitch the key to Keiji's escape, or to his final death?

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Обложка книги Ambición Ambición

 Автор: Green Tim


Thane Coder lleva una existencia que muchos envidiarían: un buen trabajo en la poderosa compañía King Corp, una mujer hermosa, un generoso salario… Un sueño hecho realidad pero que, como él mismo confiesa, no es suficiente. Cuando el dueño de la compañía anuncia que cederá el mando de la empresa a su hijo Scott, Thane decide que el puesto ha de ser suyo al coste que sea. Espoleado por la ambición de su esposa y cómplice, recurre al asesinato, al engaño, a los contactos con criminales… Matar le resulta cada vez más fácil, incluso tanto como engañar al FBI y a la mafia, pero pronto queda claro que Thane ha entrado en una espiral de locura para la que sólo hay un final.

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Обложка книги All the Tea in China All the Tea in China

 Автор: Orcutt Jane


The good young Englishwoman knows that her destiny depends upon a good marriage match. But Isabella Goodrich is not your typical good young Englishwoman. After an encounter with those less fortunate than she, witty and fun-loving Isabella makes a shocking decision. Against everyone's advice and wishes, she is going to become a missionary in the Far East. Fighting against cultural expectations, common sense, and a mentor who is not as he seems, Isabella leaves her predictable Oxford life behind and sets sail to a new world fraught with danger. Can she trust the mysterious missionary Phineas Snowe? Or will her adventure end before it even begins? This first novel in the Rollicking Regency series will delight readers who like high adventure, twisting plots, and a fun bit of romance.

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Обложка книги Alex Cross’s Trial Alex Cross’s Trial

 Автор: Patterson James, DiLallo Richard


The year is 1906, and America is segregated. Hatred and discrimination plague the streets, the classroom, and the courts. But in Washington D.C., Ben Corbett, a smart and courageous lawyer, makes it his mission to confront injustice at every turn. He represents those who nobody else dares defend, merely because of the color of their skin. When President Roosevelt, under whom Ben served in the Spanish-American war, asks Ben to investigate rumors of the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan in his home town in Mississippi, he cannot refuse. The details of Ben's harrowing story-and his experiences with a remarkable man named Abraham Cross-were passed from generation to generation, until they were finally recounted to Alex Cross by his grandmother, Nana Mama. From the first time hear heard the story, Alex was unable to forget the unimaginable events Ben witnessed in Eudora and pledged to tell it to the world. Alex Cross's Trial is unlike any story Patterson has ever told, but offers the astounding action and breakneck speed of any Alex Cross novel.

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Обложка книги Angel Of Death Angel Of Death

 Автор: Higgins Jack


They call themselves “January 30”, after the date of a British massacre in Belfast. They are the enemies of peace – and they are plotting an assassination that will shatter the uneasy truce that reigns in Ireland. Former IRA enforcer Sean Dillon must hunt down January 30 before they kill again – before they spark a war.

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Обложка книги American Rust American Rust

 Автор: Meyer Philipp


EDITORIAL REVIEW: Set in a beautiful but economically devastated Pennsylvania steel town, American Rust is a novel of the lost American dream and the desperation—as well as the acts of friendship, loyalty, and love—that arise from its loss. From local bars to trainyards to prison, it is the story of two young men, bound to the town by family, responsibility, inertia, and the beauty around them, who dream of a future beyond the factories and abandoned homes.

Left alone to care for his aging father after his mother commits suicide and his sister escapes to Yale, Isaac English longs for a life beyond his hometown. But when he finally sets out to leave for good, accompanied by his temperamental best friend, former high school football star Billy Poe, they are caught up in a terrible act of violence that changes their lives forever.

Evoking John Steinbeck’s novels of restless lives during the Great Depression, American Rust takes us into the contemporary American heartland at a moment of profound unrest and uncertainty about the future. It is a dark but lucid vision, a moving novel about the bleak realities that battle our desire for transcendence and the power of love and friendship to redeem us.

Newsweek’s list of “Best. Books. Ever”

Amazon Top 100 book of 2009

A Washington Post Top Ten Book of 2009

A New York Times Notable Book of 2009

An Economist Best Book of 2009

A Kansas City Star Top 100 book of 2009

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Best Books of 2009

Idaho Statesman’s Best Books of 2009

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Обложка книги Assassin's code Assassin's code

 Автор: Maberry Jonathan

 Серия: Joe Ledger

Обложка книги Aguas Turbulentas Aguas Turbulentas

 Автор: Rankin Ian


La desaparición de una estudiante, Philippa Balfour ¿niña rica rebelde, hija de un banquero bien acomodado e influyente? conduce a la policía a dos posibles pistas: la primera relacionada con la aparición de una muñeca de madera en un minúsculo ataúd abandonado en un paraje rural, a poca distancia de la casa de los Balfour; la segunda, su participación en un juego de rol a través de Internet dirigido por un misterioso gurú cibernético. Dos posibles pistas que vinculan casos antiguos de asesinatos no resueltos con otros más recientes. La policía, de Lothian y Borders, se pone en marcha, mientras Rebus investiga los deslavazados antecedentes históricos de crímenes sin resolver y la agente Siobhan Clarke sigue la pista virtual del misterioso «Programador», cuyas enrevesadas claves acaban dirigiendo los pasos de la investigación. Las vidas, virtuales y reales, dependen ahora de una fracción de segundo.

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Обложка книги Altar Of Eden Altar Of Eden

 Автор: Rollins James


Following the fall of Baghdad, two Iraqi boys stumble upon armed men looting the city zoo. The floodgates have been opened for the smuggling of hundreds of exotic birds, mammals, and reptiles to Western nations, but this crime hides a deeper secret. Amid a hail of bullets, a concealed underground weapons lab is ransacked – and something even more horrific is set free.

Seven years later, Louisiana state veterinarian Lorna Polk stumbles upon a fishing trawler shipwrecked on a barrier island. The crew is missing or dead, but the boat holds a frightening cargo: a caged group of exotic animals, clearly part of a black market smuggling ring.

Yet, something is wrong with these beasts, disturbing deformities that make no sense: a parrot with no feathers, a pair of Capuchin monkeys conjoined at the hip, a jaguar cub with the dentition of a saber-toothed tiger. They also all share one uncanny trait – a disturbingly heightened intelligence.

To uncover the truth about the origin of this strange cargo and the terrorist threat it poses, Lorna must team up with a man who shares a dark and bloody past with her and is now an agent with the U.S. Border Patrol, Jack Menard.

Together, the two must hunt for a beast that escaped the shipwreck while uncovering a mystery tied to fractal science and genetic engineering, all to expose a horrifying secret that traces back to humankind's earliest roots.

But can Lorna stop what is about to be born upon the altar of Eden before it threatens not only the world but also the very foundation of what it means to be human?

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Обложка книги Alejandro Magno En La Casa DeLa Muerte Alejandro Magno En La Casa DeLa Muerte

 Автор: Doherty Paul


Alejandro Magno es uno de los personajes más fascinantes de nuestro pasado y algunos de los mejores cultivadores de novela histórica le han dedicado obras inolvidables. Doherty se suma a esta pléyade de narradores situándose en la primavera del año 334 a.C., cuando Alejandro se dispone a invadir Persia, iniciando la que hoy conocemos como la batalla del Gránico.

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Обложка книги A Darker Place A Darker Place

 Автор: Higgins Jack


Dillon and company are back in the ultimate blockbuster from the 'legend' that is Jack Higgins Disillusioned with the Putin Government, famous Russian writer and ex-paratrooper Alexander Kurbsky decides he wants to disappear into the West. However he is under no illusions about how the news will be greeted at home – he has seen too many of his countrymen die mysteriously at the hands of the thuggish Russian security services, so he makes elaborate plans with Charles Ferguson, Sean Dillon and the rest of the group known informally as the "Prime Minister's private army" for his escape and concealment. It's a real coup for the West!except for one thing. Kurbsky is still working for the Russians. The plan is to infiltrate British and American intelligence at the highest levels, and he has his own motivations for doing the most effective job possible. He does not care what he has to do or where he has to go or whom he has to kill

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Обложка книги Aim And Fire Aim And Fire

 Автор: Ryder Cliff

 Серия: Room 59


ON ALERT.

A nuclear bomb has gone missing. At the same time Room 59, a covert unit of the International Intelligence Agency created to fi ght terrorist cells, intercepts a communiqué from U.S. Border Patrol agent Nathaniel Spencer. A known terrorist, thought to be dead, is back in business.

.AND UNDERCOVER

Tracy Wentworth is working for the Department of Homeland Security when she's contacted by Room 59 for an inside job. Aligned with Agent Spencer and backed up by Room 59's considerable resources, they are to assess and eliminate the threat, using any means necessary. But as they delve deeper into Mexico's criminal underworld, it soon becomes clear that someone is planning a massive attack against America.one that would render the entire nation completely defenseless!

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Обложки нет A Murder of Quality

 Автор: é John

Обложки нет A Small Town in Germany

 Автор: é John

Обложка книги A Cry In The Night A Cry In The Night

 Автор: Clark Mary Higgins


“For sheer storytelling power-and breathtaking pace- Clark is without peer.” – People

“ Clark is a flawless storyteller…” – Washington Post Book World

“Mary Higgins Clark has become the grande dame of American thriller writing…” – Los Angeles Times Book Review

“No one knows better than Mary Higgins Clark how to turn fear into great entertainment. To mystery fans, she is a true national treasure.” – Associated Press

“There’s no denying Mary Higgins Clark’s formidable storytelling powers…” – The New York Times Book Review

“Mary Higgins Clark, like Alfred Hitchcock before her, stakes out a claim to a kind of fear that is absolutely terrifying because it bubbles under the surface of ordinary lives.” – Cosmopolitan

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Talented Erich Krueger seemed like the answer to Jenny's prayers, but after their marriage, she began to notice his obsession with his dead mother, and his possessiveness. Stumbling across old family secrets about a string of deaths, Jenny fears for herself and her children.

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Обложка книги All Through The Night All Through The Night

 Автор: Clark Mary Higgins


A classic Christmas tale from the bestselling Queen of Suspense At the heart of the novel are two of Mary Higgins Clark's most loved characters: Alvirah, the lottery winner turned amateur sleuth, and her husband, Willy, who are caught up in a Christmas mystery that calls on all of their skills and experience. Willy has been looking forward to playing Santa at the after-school centre recently set up to care for the children of working parents on New York's Upper West Side, and Alvirah has been busy with rehearsals for the Christmas pageant. But suddenly a shadow falls upon the Christmas cheer. The centre is threatened with closure, a substitute promised for the play is mysteriously withdrawn, a valuable chalice is stolen from a neighborhood church, and a desperate young woman turns up, begging for Alvirah's help in finding the baby she abandoned seven years earlier. In a final blow, the young girl who is to play Mary in the Christmas pageant disappears… A missing child. A stolen chalice. A desperate mother. Can Alvirah reach the truth in time for Christmas?

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Обложка книги A Bone To Pick A Bone To Pick

 Автор: Harris Charlaine


Aurora Teagarden's life was pretty much in order, though she wouldn't have objected to a nice relationship. All things considered, however, there wasn't anything to complain about. Then Jane Engle died. Aurora and Jane had been friends – not particularly close friends, but they'd both been members of the Real Murder Society and on occasion had shared tea, as well as an interest in crime. So Aurora was surprised to discover that she was named in Jane's will as the heir to her home and some money… about a half million dollars, in fact. A nice house, a lot of money… things were looking up nicely. But the house held a secret – a fact that was frighteningly obvious the first time Aurora went there and realized that someone had broken in, had been searching for something. It didn't take long to discover the secret: Jane had hidden a skull, and Aurora had just found it. Aurora Teagarden was no stranger to a good mystery, but she wasn't quite certain what to do with this one. Before she has a chance to consider her next move, someone decides that she already knows too much. Now she has a few more questions to answer: Whodunit? Who was it done to? And who seemed to keep on wanting to do it?

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Обложка книги A Fool and His Honey A Fool and His Honey

 Автор: Harris Charlaine


Sleepless nights, a cross-country chase and a temporary stint at motherhood turn Aurora Teagarden's life upside down. When her husband's niece Regina shows up unannounced on their doorstep with a baby and a secret, Aurora's perpetual curiosity leaps into overdrive – especially when the body of the girl's husband is found ax murdered in her own backyard.

Regina flees the scene, and Aurora is left holding the baby, struggling with the intricacies of bottles, diapers – and a mystery. What was Regina running from? Why was her husband murdered? The answers are hidden back in Ohio, and that's just where Aurora goes, husband, baby and all. But Regina's secrets are very dangerous and Aurora walks right into them – much to her own peril.

Worldwide Mystery has enjoyed great success with the Aurora Teagarden mystery series by Charlaine Harris and is pleased to publish this fifth title. This prolific mystery writer is also well-known for her Shakespeare, Arkansas mysteries featuring Lily Bard.

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Обложка книги Afines en la Muerte Afines en la Muerte

 Автор: Robb J D


Cuando el recién ascendido a capitán de la división de narcóticos del Departamento de Policía y Seguridad de Nueva York Jonah McMasters y su mujer regresan un día antes de sus vacaciones, esperaban con ilusión reencontrarse y pasar más tiempo con su inteligente y vivaz hija de dieciséis años.

Pero ni sus peores pesadillas les podían haber preparado para la escena del crimen que les está aguardando. La joven Deena ha sido brutalmente violada y asesinada y las pruebas evidencian un crimen que horrorizaría incluso al policía más experto, y eso incluye a la teniente Eve Dallas, a la que el capitán le ha asignado específicamente la misión de hallar al culpable.

A medida que avanzan en la investigación todo parece conducir al pasado de McMasters, y Dallas y su equipo cree estar a punto de arrestar al asesino. Pero lo que no saben es que hay alguien que está tratando de burlarse de ellos y eludir a la justicia usando un sin fin de identidades.

Sin embargo, el exceso de confianza puede llevar a cometer errores por descuido. Y precisamente un solo error es todo lo que Eve necesita para dar caza a ese brutal criminal.

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Обложка книги Algo más que magia Algo más que magia

 Автор: Armstrong Kelley


Brujas, hechiceros, vampiros… Descendientes de una antigua raza que lucha por su supervivencia en un mundo hostil.

Cuando a Paige Winterbourne la obligan a renunciar a su cargo de Líder del Aquelarre Norteamericano de Brujas, lo único que quiere hacer es alejarse del mundanal ruido durante una buena temporada y pensar en la posibilidad de formar un aquelarre alternativo con sus seguidoras. Pero, claro está, el destino tiene otros planes para ella.

Un psicópata con poderes sobrehumanos e imparables deseos de venganza anda suelto. Al enterarse de que las víctimas del despiadado asesino son adolescentes, Paige decide involucrarse en la investigación junto con Lucas Cortez, el más joven de la súper poderosa Camarilla Cortez.

Deseosa de proteger a aquellos que ama, Paige se introduce en un mundo de arrogantes hechiceros, nigromantes borrachuzos, dioses druidas con mal genio y turbadores vampiros enfundados en cuero que gustan de celebrar espeluznantes orgías de sangre.

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Обложка книги Asesina Oscura Asesina Oscura

 Автор: Feehan Christine


Un rumor ha persistido en el mundo de los vampiros acerca de un oscuro asesino -una mujer- que viaja con una manada de lobos y cualquier vampiro que la encuentre es asesinado. Misteriosa, esquiva y aparentemente imposible de matar, ella es la única cazadora que infunde terror en los corazones de los vampiros.

Ivory Malinov es esa mujer, traicionada por su propia gente, por su familia, por todos los que ella aprecia y caza durante la noche con sólo su manada para mantener su cordura. No ha hablado o estado con cualquier otra persona durante cien años salvo aquellos de los que se alimenta o asesina. Ella tropieza accidentalmente con un cuerpo mientras regresa a su guarida y descubre… a su compañero.

Él es Razvan, conocido como un criminal odiado, detestado, temido y aborrecido por todos los Cárpatos. También es un Buscador de Dragones, uno de los más grandes linajes de todos los Cárpatos. Mantenido cautivo durante casi toda su vida por su abuelo, el enemigo más encarnizado de los Cárpatos busca el amanecer para acabar con su terrible existencia.

Ésta es una historia de dos personas, horrendamente traicionadas, heridas en espíritu, luchadores a muerte, quienes deben pelear para unirse en contra de un enemigo común.

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Обложки нет A sus plantas rendido un león

 Автор: Soriano Osvaldo


Bongwutsi: un país africano ·que ni siquiera figura en el mapa·. Allí vive un argentino usurpando la condición de cónsul de su país, hundido en la pobreza y enardecido de entusiasmo por el reciente estallido de la guerra de las Malvinas, en disputa permanente con el embajador inglés, inexplicablemente entrampado en una trama donde se suceden conspiraciones con enviados de las grandes potencias mundiales, una interrumpida relación amorosa, los sueños de liberación y grandeza del inhallable- y ubicuo- Bongwutsi, la entrada triunfal al país de un ejército de monos…el vértigo narrativo no se interrumpe, la invención y la verdad se alían en el desborde de una fantasía indeclinable. El ímpetu narrativo de Osvaldo Soriano llega a su punto máximo en este relato fascinante.

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Обложки нет Amberes

 Автор: ño Roberto


Roberto Bolaño publica ahora una novela que escribió 22 años atrás y que reconoce como un juguete a la medida de sus curiosidades de entonces: Amberes. Estructurada a partir de capítulos breves que se entrecruzan, la novela acude a un uso embrionario de recursos que en el futuro expresará a plenitud: los personajes excéntricos y las situaciones raras de la vida nómada, donde brilla una prosa de enorme calidad. La anarquía feliz.

Un policía perdido entre Castelldefels y Barcelona, una pelirroja de la que todos hablan pero nadie ha visto, un vagabundo jorobado que vive en un bosque, un asesinato congelado en la memoria de unos pocos, escenas sadomasoquistas que aparecen como relámpagos… Una novela que transcurre a orillas de un mar desierto, durante un largo otoño y que es una nueva muestra del prodigioso talento narrativo de Roberto Bolaño.

Más que una novela, Amberes es un embrión narrativo. De haberse leído en el momento en el que, según Roberto Bolaño (Santiago de Chile, 1953), fue escrita, quizá no hubiera sido posible imaginar que poco más de tres lustros después el mismo autor se encontraría escribiendo Los detectives salvajes (1998). Hoy, es evidente que Bolaño aviva el pulso de la literatura hispanoamericana, igual que, digamos, Ricardo Piglia (Adrogué, 1941), único escritor con el que puede establecerse un arbitrario parangón, y que en 1980 publicó su insuperable opera prima, Respiración artificial. Así bien, esta primera novela no declarada de Bolaño se antoja como un caótico big bang de estilo.

La prosa de Amberes es impecable, sí, mas no es posible saber qué tanto fue convertida a la voz actual de Bolaño, las atmósferas, por su parte, son notables, inspiradas quizá en el peor de los sueños recurrentes del autor y que parecen la emulación temprana de un David Lynch que apenas comenzaba entonces, como Bolaño mismo, a gestarse.

De una trama es imposible hablar, dado que no existe (y tampoco importa que exista): hay un policía que busca resolver un crimen, una pelirroja desaparecida, un jorobadito mexicano que habita el bosque en donde se proyectará una película y una serie de escenas casi pornográficas estelarizadas por el policía y una mujer tal vez demasiado joven, además de la súbita aparición de un tal Roberto Bolaño, quizá el extranjero del que se hace mención de vez en cuando.

Entonces, ¿qué es Amberes y por qué su lectura invita al asombro, la admiración y la reseña? Ya la llamé un embrión narrativo, metáfora de la concepción de una prosa, así que diré que también se trata del revés de un divertimento, más aún, del subconsciente, entendido como tropo, de una novela que (todavía) no existe.

Dividido en 56 partes (peculiar mitosis: el libro apenas cuenta con 119 páginas e incluye un puñado de diagramas muy parecidos a aquellos con los que concluye Los detectives salvajes), Amberes es a la vez un thriller de corte noir pornográfico y un ejercicio de flujo de conciencia a ratos lúcido, luminoso, y a otros confuso, más oscuro que turbio, en suma, un límbico claroscuro compuesto por instantes narrativos cuyo orden es más un capricho que una necesidad argumental, lo que no significa que Amberes carezca de pies o de cabeza, aunque resultan difíciles de discernir cuando a un embrión se observa.

Amberes es una primera novela, si acaso en el prolífico cajón de Bolaño no hay otra, allí escondida al fondo: tanto Los detectives salvajes como La literatura nazi en América (1996) tuvieron sus codas, a saber Amuleto (1999) y Estrella distante (1996), respectivamente. Y tanto Monsieur Pain (1999) como Nocturno de Chile (2000) son un par de nouvelles, éstas sí declarados divertimentos si se les compara con la ya monolítica Los detectives salvajes.

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Обложки нет Amuleto

 Автор: ño Roberto


La voz arrebatada de Auxilio Lacouture narra, e indaga al tiempo que narra, un crimen atroz y lejano, un crimen que sólo se desvelará en las últimas páginas de una novela en la que, por otra parte, no escasean los crímenes cotidianos y los crímenes de la formación del gusto artístico. Auxilio Lacouture, uruguaya de mediana edad, alta y flaca como el Quijote, se oculta en los lavabos de mujeres de la Facultad de Filosofía y Letras durante la toma de la universidad por la policía, en México, en septiembre de 1968. Allí permanecerá recluida varios días y durante este tiempo el lavabo se convertirá en un túnel del tiempo desde el cual avizorar los años ya vividos en México y los años por vivir. En su discurso se rememora a la poetisa Lilian Serpas, que hizo el amor con el Che, y a su infortunado hijo, a los poetas españoles León Felipe y Pedro Garfias a quienes Auxilio sirvió como doméstica voluntaria, a la pintora catalana Remedios Varo y su legión de gatos, al rey de los homosexuales de la colonia Guerrero y su reino de terror gestual, e incluso también aparece Arturo Belano, uno de los personajes centrales de Los detectives salvajes, de la cual esta novela es deudora en más de un sentido. Pero sobre todo se narra un viaje por un mundo, el Polo Norte de la memoria que se extiende por doquier, y la imagen última de un asesinato olvidado.

En la firme trayectoria narrativa del chileno Roberto Bolaño, este libro se define por su innegable peculiaridad. Se trata de un no muy extenso, aunque sí intenso, discurso que brota de los labios de un enigmático personaje, Auxilio Lacouture, una uruguaya transterrada a México, que se oculta en los lavabos de la Facultad de Filosofía y Letras durante la ocupación de la universidad por la policía en septiembre de 1968, durante las jornadas de represión del movimiento estudiantil decretada por el siniestro Díaz Ordaz. Los días que permanece encerrada, sin ser descubierta por la policía, se convierten en una suerte de eje más allá del tiempo, al que converge todo: el pasado y el futuro, su pasado y su futuro, pero también el de buena parte de la historia de Latinoamérica en los últimos tramos del siglo XX. Así su discurso es rememorativo y retrospectivo a la vez.

El monólogo comienza desarrollándose en el plano de la cotidianidad para ir alzándose de manera gradual a una creciente irrealidad, que desemboca en paisajes francamente visionarios. Los diferentes episodios van concatenándose cada vez menos según las leyes de la causalidad narrativa y más según las exigencias del entramado simbólico, que se impone sobre una conscientemente relajada temporalidad. Todo parece confluir en un homenaje a las víctimas de la represión sufrida en América Latina -y no sólo en México- por la acción de los gobiernos autoritarios y dictatoriales, esa generación entera de jóvenes latinaomericanos sacrificados de la que habla el texto.

Auxilio Lacouture es una suerte de alegoría de la inocencia y la verdad de la historia, amiga de la poesía y de los poetas, enamorada del puro fervor vital y hondamente desinteresada en cuanto a sus afectos y voliciones se refiere. El texto no carece de episodios significativos en sí mismos (así las relaciones de la protagonista con los poetas españoles León Felipe y Pedro Garfias, con la poeta Lilian Serpas, amante del Che, con los oscuros ámbitos de la homosexualidad más sombría), pero conforme la narración avanza tales episodios descubren más su condición de apoyaturas del discurso simbólico desplegado. En este sentido quizá el episodio culminante sea el que se refiere a Orestes y Erígone, donde la fábula mítica de amor y venganza se pone muy expresamente al servicio de la fábula de amor y muerte que es el último núcleo del texto y, sin duda, el más decisivo.

Quizá no sea Amuleto la obra que de Bolaño aguardaba el lector, por más que sus vinculaciones con la escritura anterior del autor salten a la vista: aquí aparece Arturo Belano, uno de los dos detectives salvajes de su celebrada novela penúltima, y el ámbito de preocupaciones en el que el texto se instala dista de ser nuevo. Al comienzo de su monólogo, la protagonista señala que éste será un relato de serie negra y de terror, aunque no lo parecerá. No lo parece, desde luego. El autor da ahí una clave de lectura, que luego no desautoriza, pero cuyo sentido -y sobre todo su forma- el lector tarda mucho tiempo, quizá demasiado, en explicarse.

Lectores y críticos -hay que proclamarlo también- no andan desacertados cuando esperan situarse en el ámbito de cierta poética, de ciertas formulaciones narrativas, aunque sean tan novedosas como las que Bolaño ha practicado. Pero el narrador albergaba ya se ve la necesidad de dar salida a determinada presión temática y existencial, y este libro es el resultado de tal necesidad. Un libro que, si se quiso en algún momento de serie negra, acaba siendo poemático, lírico y seguramente no menos sombrío que el género por él mismo invocado.

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Обложка книги A Mind to Kill A Mind to Kill

 Автор: Freemantle Brian

Обложка книги A Good German A Good German

 Автор: Kanon Joseph

 Серия:


The bestselling author of Los Alamos returns to 1945. Hitler has been defeated, and Berlin is divided into zones of occupation. Jake Geismar, an American correspondent who spent time in the city before the war, has returned to write about the Allied triumph while pursuing a more personal quest: his search for Lena, the married woman he left behind. When an American soldier’s body is found in the Russian zone during the Potsdam Conference, Jake stumbles on the lead to a murder mystery. The Good German is a story of espionage and love, an extraordinary recreation of a city devastated by war, and a thriller that asks the most profound ethical questions in its exploration of the nature of justice, and what we mean by good and evil in times of peace and of war.

Now a Major Motion Picture
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Обложка книги Angle of Investigation: Three Harry Bosch Stories Angle of Investigation: Three Harry Bosch Stories

 Автор: Connelly Michael


Three Harry Bosch Short Stories

In CHRISTMAS EVEN, the case of a burglar killed in mid-heist leads Bosch to retrace a link to his past.

In FATHER'S DAY, Bosch investigates a young boy's seemingly accidental death and confronts his own fears as a father.

In ANGLE OF INVESTIGATION, Bosch delves into one of the first homicides he ever worked back as a uniformed rookie patrolman, a case that was left unsolved for decades.

Together, these gripping stories span Bosch's controversial career at the LAPD and show the evolution of the haunted, legendary investigator he would become.

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Обложка книги Angel's Revenge Angel's Revenge

 Автор: Woods Teri


Dutch ended with a bang. On the final day of the infamous 'Month of Murder', the Essex County Courthouse erupted with gunfire. Angel and One-eyed Roc, two of Dutch's lieutenants, were captured, tried, and sent to prison for life. But a legal technicality overturned their sentences, and after serving three long years in the prison system, each is released with a master plan of their own to recapture all that was lost. Fueled by her devotion to Dutch and her lust for power, Angel, along with her prison love Goldilocks, sets out to take back the streets. One-eyed Roc, now a Muslim going by the name Rahman, has a new outlook on life and seeks to right the wrongs that he helped to commit. Once cohorts, the two now stand on different sides of the game. Can two old friends come to some kind of agreement? Or will their determination cause the destruction of the empire that Dutch worked so hard to build?

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Обложка книги A gentleman_s game A gentleman_s game

 Автор: Rucka Greg

Обложка книги A thousand suns A thousand suns

 Автор: Scarrow Alex

Обложка книги Arctic Gold Arctic Gold

 Автор: Coonts Stephen, Keith William H


In the Arctic, two American intelligence operatives are kidnapped while investigating Russian submarines – a constant, covert presence beneath the ice caps. In Washington, ex-Marine Charlie Dean and his team at Desk Three trace the abduction back to the Russian mafiya, who have their sights set on the massive reserves of oil that lie thousands of feet below the ocean's floor.

While Dean is sent to the Arctic to rescue the hostages, the beautiful Lia Francesca penetrates a heavily guarded dacha on the shores of the Black Sea. Here she learns the explosive truth about Russia and its Arctic oil – one that could cost Dean and his Deep Black team their lives.and drive the world's superpowers to the brink of war.

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Обложка книги Avenger Avenger

 Автор: McNab Andy

 Серия: Boy soldier

Обложка книги Agressor Agressor

 Автор: McNab Andy

 Серия: Nick Stone

Обложка книги Alan Wake Alan Wake

 Автор: Burroughs Rick


Yet another video-game-based book.

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Обложка книги A small weeping A small weeping

 Автор: Gray Alex

 Серия: Lorimer and Brightman

Обложка книги All He Saw Was the Girl All He Saw Was the Girl

 Автор: Leonard Peter

Обложки нет Alarm! -Das Weiberschiff

 Автор: Konsalik Heinz


Es brauchte nur einen Funken — und sie hatten die Hölle unter Wasser!

Sie waren jetzt 93 Tage auf See, davon 81 Tage unter Wasser. Eingesperrt in dem Atom-U-Boot, einem großen, stählernen, graugestrichenen Sarg.

81 Tage unter Wasser. Keine Sonne, keine frische Luft, kein Wind in den Haaren, kein blauer Himmel, keine Wärme auf der Haut, keine Weite — nur drangvolle Enge in der künstlich erleuchteten Welt, die aus Gängen, Stahltreppen, Schatten, Kabelgewirr und Instrumenten zu bestehen schien.

Und dann kamen die Mädchen an Bord…

Konsalik hat einen Super-Thriller geschrieben. Er schildert ein Drama auf See, dessen Spannung sich von Seite zu Seite steigert. Ein an und für sich harmloses Ereignis weitet sich aus zu einer Bedrohung des Weltfriedens.

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Обложка книги A Killing Gift A Killing Gift

 Автор: Glass Leslie


The Barnes Noble Review

This novel featuring Asian-American detective April Woo is a powerful blend of police procedural and thriller. When the guest of honor, Lieutenant Alfredo Bernardino, leaves before his retirement party's over, he neglects to take the gifts he's been given in honor of his 38 years with the New York City Police Department. His famous protégé, April Woo, follows him with his property, planning to say a last goodbye, but it's already too late. She comes across her mentor's still-warm body in the fog, his neck broken by an unknown assailant. April gives chase and comes close to sharing Bernardino's fate at the hands of a killer whose skills at unarmed combat challenge her own. Bernardino had plenty of friends and more than a few enemies, and the investigation into his murder is filled with complications involving high-ranking detectives, an internal affairs investigation, input from the dead detective's children (a son who works in the D.A.'s office and an FBI agent daughter), plus a hunt for millions of dollars missing from Bernardino's recent lottery winnings – not to mention the search for the source of a series of cryptic threatening phone calls to Bernardino and the killer's other victims. Because of her injuries – and the department's policy against cops who are crime victims investigating their own cases – April's involvement has to be unofficial. At times she must even hide it from her fiancé, Lieutenant Mike Sanchez of the NYPD Homicide Task Force. But still she hunts relentlessly for the cop-killer who is bold enough to seek out new victims amid the ever-expanding manhunt. Sue Stone

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Обложка книги A Morning for Flamingos A Morning for Flamingos

 Автор: Burke James Lee


The fourth Dave Robicheaux detective novel, featuring a volatile mix of Mafia drug-running and Cajun voodoo magic. Obsessed with revenge when his partner is killed by an escaping death-row prisoner, Robicheaux goes under cover into the sleepy, torrid depths of the New Orleans criminal world.

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Обложка книги A Stained White Radiance A Stained White Radiance

 Автор: Burke James Lee


Cajun Police Detective Dave Robicheaux knows the Sonnier family of New Iberia – there connections to the CIA, the mob, and to a former Klansman now running for state office. And he knows their past, as dark and murky as a night on the Louisiana bayou. An assassination attempt and the death of a cop draw Robicheaux into the Sonniers' dangerous web of madness, murder and incest. But Robicheaux has devils of his own. And they have come out of hiding to destroy the tormented investigator – and the two people he holds most dear.

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Обложка книги Alpha Alpha

 Автор: Rucka Greg

Обложка книги A Soul To Steal A Soul To Steal

 Автор: Blackwell Rob

Обложка книги A Bad Day for Sorry A Bad Day for Sorry

 Автор: Littlefield Sophie


Winner of the Anthony Award for Best First Novel!

Stella Hardesty dispatched her abusive husband with a wrench shortly before her fiftieth birthday. A few years later, she’s so busy delivering home-style justice on her days off, helping other women deal with their own abusive husbands and boyfriends, that she barely has time to run her sewing shop in her rural Missouri hometown. Some men need more convincing than others, but it’s usually nothing a little light bondage or old-fashioned whuppin’ can’t fix. Since Stella works outside of the law, she’s free to do whatever it takes to get the job done—as long as she keeps her distance from the handsome devil of a local sheriff, Goat Jones.

When young mother Chrissy Shaw asks Stella for help with her no-good husband, Roy Dean, it looks like an easy case. Until Roy Dean disappears with Chrissy’s two-year-old son, Tucker. Stella quickly learns that Roy Dean was involved with some very scary men, as she tries to sort out who’s hiding information and who’s merely trying to kill her. It’s going to take a hell of a fight to get the little boy back home to his mama, but if anyone can do it, it’s Stella Hardesty.

A Bad Day for Sorry won an Anthony Award for Best First Novel and an RT Book Award for Best First Mystery. It was also shortlisted for Edgar, Barry, Crimespree, and Macavity Awards, and it was named to lists of the year’s best mystery debuts by the Chicago Sun-Times and South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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Обложка книги Aftertime Aftertime

 Автор: Littlefield Sophie


Awakening in a bleak landscape as scarred as her body, Cass Dollar vaguely recalls surviving something terrible. Having no idea how many weeks have passed, she slowly realizes the horrifying truth: Ruthie has vanished.

And with her, nearly all of civilization.

Where once-lush hills carried cars and commerce, the roads today see only cannibalistic Beaters – people turned hungry for human flesh by a government experiment gone wrong.

In a broken, barren California, Cass will undergo a harrowing quest to get Ruthie back. Few people trust an outsider, let alone a woman who became a zombie and somehow turned back, but she finds help from an enigmatic outlaw, Smoke. Smoke is her savior, and her safety.

For the Beaters are out there.

And the humans grip at survival with their trigger fingers. Especially when they learn that she and Ruthie have become the most feared, and desired, of weapons in a brave new world…

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Обложка книги Afrontar el Miedo Afrontar el Miedo

 Автор: Hooper Kay


Riley Crane se despertó completamente vestida, cubierta de sangre y con una pistola bajo la almohada. Pero lo que resultaba más aterrador aún era que no recordaba lo sucedido la noche anterior. En realidad, apenas recordaba las tres semanas anteriores.

Riley es un camaleón: ex oficial del ejército y ahora agente federal asignada a la Unidad de Crímenes Especiales, posee el don de la clarividencia y la capacidad de fundirse con su entorno, de ser lo que elija. Especialista de la UCE en lo oculto, ha sido enviada por su jefe, el enigmático Noah Bishop, a una casa en la playa, en Opal Island, para investigar diversas noticias sobre fenómenos misteriosos.

Pero eso fue hace tres semanas. Ahora, al despertarse, descubre que no puede fiarse de su memoria, que ha perdido la clarividencia de la que siempre ha dependido para protegerse, y que en su vida hay un nuevo hombre muy atractivo. Para colmo, con los recursos de la UCE recortados al mínimo, Riley se encuentra sin refuerzos. Sola, se ve obligada a enfrentarse a tientas a un juego en el que nadie a su alrededor es quien parecer ser. Y un truculento asesinato es el primer aviso de lo mucho que arriesga.

Bishop quiere sacar a Riley del caso. Y también Ash Prescott, el poderoso fiscal del distrito. Pero tanto su ex compañero en el ejército, Gordon Skinner, como el sheriff Jake Ballard creen que Riley puede atrapar a un asesino feroz. Uno de esos cuatro hombres sabe qué está pasando en este pueblecito costero, y Riley necesita desesperadamente esa información. Porque lo que no recuerda basta para costarle la vida. Esta vez, la maldad no está más cerca de lo que cree: está ya aquí.

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Обложка книги Angel Kiss Angel Kiss

 Автор: Cassidy Laura Jane


Jacki King is fifteen and adjusting to her new life in a small village. She's missing Dublin but she's making new friends: artistic Colin, feisty Emily – and Nick, gorgeous yet unavailable. But no sooner is Jacki settled than the torturous headaches and nightmares begin – followed by strange visions, voices and signs…Jacki refuses to believe that something paranormal is happening. But then she discovers the unsolved murder that occurred in the village years before…

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Обложка книги Alabaster Alabaster

 Автор: Kiernan Caitlin R


A collection of stories

An albino girl wanders the sun-scorched backroads of a south Georgia summer, following the bidding of an angel or perhaps only voices in her head, searching out and slaying ancient monsters who have hidden themselves away in the lonely places of the world. Caitlín R. Kiernan first introduced Dancy in the pages of her award-winning second novel, Threshold (2001), then went on to write several more short stories and a novella about this unlikely heroine, each a piece of what has become an epic dark fantasy narrative. Alabaster finally collects all these tales into one volume, illustrated by Ted Naifeh (Gloomcookie, How Loathsome, Courtney Crumrin, Polly and the Pirates, etc.).

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Обложка книги Assegai Assegai

 Автор: Smith Wilbur


In 1913 Leon Courtney, an ex-soldier turned professional hunter in British East Africa, guides rich and powerful men from America and Europe on big game safaris in the territories of the Masai tribe. Leon has developed a special relationship with the Masai.

One of Leon's clients is Count Otto Von Meerbach, a German industrialist whose company builds aircraft and vehicles for the Kaiser's burgeoning army. Leon is recruited by his uncle Penrod Ballantyne (from The Triumph of the Sun) who is commander of the British forces in East Africa to gather information from Von Meerbach. Instead Leon falls desperately in love with Von Meerbach's beautiful and enigmatic mistress, Eva Von Wellberg.

Just prior to the outbreak of World War I Leon stumbles on a plot by Count Von Meerbach to raise a rebellion against Britain on the side of Germany amongst the disenchanted survivors of the Boer War in South Africa. He finds himself left alone to frustrate Von Meerbach's design. Then Eva Von Wellberg returns to Africa with her master and Leon finds out who and what she really is behind the mask...

Assegai is the latest of the Courtney novels.

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Обложка книги Adiós A Berlín Adiós A Berlín

 Автор: Isherwood Christopher


Adiós a Berlín combina la realidad con la ficción, y el Christopher Isherwood de la novela, aun siendo el narrador, no es necesariamente el autor. Personajes marginales, a menudo cómicos, viven vidas desordenadas, hasta torpes, como exiliados en Berlín, bajo la amenaza del horror que se avecina.La novela perdura como un documento acerca de una ciudad harapienta y corrupta -como lo eran en los años treinta el estado y el pueblo alemanes-, y la claudicación ante el nazismo en ciernes y el egoísmo de un generalizado sálvese quien pueda. El consumado oficio de Isherwood convierte el documento en literatura.

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Обложка книги A Cool Head A Cool Head

 Автор: Rankin Ian


"My dad used to say to me, 'Try to keep a cool head and a warm heart'. At least I think it was my dad. I don't really remember him." Gravy worked in the graveyard – hence the name. He was having a normal day until his friend Benjy turned up in a car Gravy didn't recognise. Benjy had a bullet hole in his chest, but lived just long enough to ask Gravy to hide him and look after his gun. Gravy had looked after things for Benjy before, but never a gun. When Gravy looked in the car he found blood, a balaclava and a bag stuffed with money. Gravy's not too bright but he wants to help his friend. So Gravy finds himself caught up in the middle of a robbery gone wrong, a woman who witnessed a murder, and some very unpleasant men who will do anything to get back the money Benjy stole…

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Обложка книги A Great Deliverance A Great Deliverance

 Автор: George Elizabeth


The first novel in the "Inspector Lynley mystery" series. Fat, unlovely Roberta Teys is found beside her father's headless corpse. Her first words are "I did it. And I am not sorry". As Lynley investigates, he uncovers a series of shocking revelations that shatter the peaceful Yorkshire village.

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Обложка книги Aftershocks Aftershocks

 Автор: Warren Nancy


Earthquake aftershocks trap Mayor Patrick O'Shea and his assistant Briana Bliss in an elevator. But emergency services are stretched to the limit with 911 calls. The mayor and Briana wait. And passions flare…

Briana Bliss planned to use her job as Mayor Patrick O'Shea's assistant to get back at him for allegedly destroying her uncle's political chances. But she's unprepared for the way Patrick makes her feel. And in the close confines of the stalled elevator, Patrick and Briana give in to the attraction that's been sizzling between them for months. Now how will Briana ever prove to Patrick that she acted out of love…and not revenge?

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Обложка книги A Caress Of Twilight A Caress Of Twilight

 Автор: Гамильтон Лорел

 Серия: Merry Gentry


Private Investigator, Princess Meredith, is heir to a throne, if she can live long enough to claim it. For a deadly game is being played in the Faerie court and whoever produces an heir first wins the crown. Then, in her adoptive home, in the City of Angels, people start dying in mysterious ways.

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Обложка книги A Kiss Of Shadows A Kiss Of Shadows

 Автор: Гамильтон Лорел

 Серия: Merry Gentry


Meredith, a runaway Elven princess posing as a human private detective with a specialty in supernatural crime, is confronted by a dangerous new adversary, Doyle, the chief bodyguard and assassin of Meredith's aunt, the Queen of Air and Darkness, as Meredith becomes caught up in one of her dreaded aunt's evil schemes.

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Обложка книги A Lick Of Frost A Lick Of Frost

 Автор: Гамильтон Лорел

 Серия: Merry Gentry


A faerie princess turned private investigator in a world where faeries are not only known to the general public, but are also fashionable, the title heroine is Princess Meredith NicEssus, also known as Merry Gentry. As niece to Andais, The Queen of Air and Darkness, she is a royal of the Unseelie Court. While her aunt tried to kill her as a child, she has since offered her the title as crown princess as the Court needs more heirs.Введите сюда краткую аннотацию

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Обложка книги A Stroke Of Midnight A Stroke Of Midnight

 Автор: Гамильтон Лорел

 Серия: Merry Gentry


A faerie princess turned private investigator in a world where faeries are not only known to the general public, but are also fashionable, the title heroine is Princess Meredith NicEssus, also known as Merry Gentry. As niece to Andais, The Queen of Air and Darkness, she is a royal of the Unseelie Court. While her aunt tried to kill her as a child, she has since offered her the title as crown princess as the Court needs more heirs.

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Обложка книги A Long Walk Up the Waterslide A Long Walk Up the Waterslide

 Автор: Winslow Don

 Серия: Neal Carey

Обложка книги Al Capone Shines My Shoes Al Capone Shines My Shoes

 Автор: Choldenko Gennifer


Moose and the cons are about to get a lot closer in this much-anticipated sequel.

It's 1935. Moose Flanagan lives on Alcatraz with his family, the other families of the guards, and a few hundred no-name hit men, con men, mad dog murderers and a handful of bank robbers too. And one of those cons has just done him a big favor.

You see, Moose has never met Al Capone, but a few weeks ago Moose wrote a letter to him asking him to use his influence to get his sister, Natalie, into a school she desperately needs in San Francisco. After Natalie got accepted, a note appeared in Moose's freshly laundered shirt that said: Done.

As this book begins, Moose discovers a new note. This one says: Your turn. Is it really from Capone? What does it mean? Moose can't risk anything that might get his dad fired. But how can he ignore Al Capone?

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Обложка книги At Close Quarters At Close Quarters

 Автор: Seymour Gerald

Обложки нет Acerca De Roderer

 Автор: ínez Guillermo


La novela narra el enfrentamiento entre dos jóvenes de inteligencia privilegiada. Uno utiliza esta inteligencia de modo práctico para adaptarse al mundo, el otro para la búsqueda de un conocimiento absoluto que le permita comprender el mundo. Esta búsqueda se verá amenazada por la locura y el suicidio.

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Обложка книги Above The Law Above The Law

 Автор: Green Tim


Readers last saw Casey Jordan in The Letter of the Law, where she defended her law professor for the grisly murder of a student only to discover he was guilty. After, Casey left her high-powered practice and wealthy husband and opened a legal aid clinic.

When an illegal Mexican immigrant is shot on a ranch outside Dallas, it makes the news, not because of the immigrant, but because of the shooter, Senator Tucker Dean. It looks like a hunting accident, and the well-loved young Senator spins the disaster artfully with his tearful press conference… until the sister in law of the victim steps forward with another tale.

The senator's wife was regularly visiting the victim, so Casey theorizes he was shot by the husband for revenge. When INS takes the victim's daughter away and tries to deport his wife, it looks like a cover-up of epic proportions. Casey approaches the D.A.'s office with information, only to discover that no prosecutor will take on this case. The senator is powerful and on track for a presidential nomination in a few years, so no one wants to tangle with him.

Casey is determined to see the truth come out. If the state won't prosecute a murderer, she will sue him in civil court on behalf of the mother. But this popular senator is wily, vindictive, and dangerous. What will happen to Casey when she goes up against a man who seems above the law?

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Обложка книги Afraid of the Dark Afraid of the Dark

 Автор: Grippando James

 Серия: Jack Swyteck

Обложка книги Alfred Hitchcock Presents: 16 Skeletons From My Closet Alfred Hitchcock Presents: 16 Skeletons From My Closet

 Автор: Hitchcock Alfred, Bloch Robert, Kane Henry, Holding James, Rice Craig, Turner Robert, Gilford C B, Honig Donald, Arthur Robert, Logan William, Henderson Dion, Deming Richard, Treat Lawrence, Mergendahl Charles, Alexander David, Ritchie Jack, Flora Fletcher


If you don't shudder with every twist and sudden thrust of these 16 terror tales…

if you are able to turn off your bedside lamp after closing this volume and drift off to a deep, dreamless sleep…

if you can drink your morning coffee without thinking there just might be a peculiarly bitter taste to it, or turn your back on your spouse or best friend without feeling a funny itching between your shoulder blades…

then that lovable old master of menace, Alfred Hitchcock, apologizes and personally guarantees you your full payment in horror. All you have to do is meet him in the cemetery under the next murderer's moon…

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Обложка книги A Question of Blood A Question of Blood

 Автор: Rankin Ian


A shooting incident at a private school just north of Edinburgh. Two seventeen year olds killed by an ex Army loner who has gone off the rails. As Detective Inspector John Rebus puts it, 'there's no mystery'… except the why. But this question takes Rebus into the heart of a shattered community. Ex Army himself, Rebus becomes fascinated by the killer, and finds he is not alone. Army investigators are on the scene, and won't be shaken off. The killer had friends and enemies to spare ranging from civic leaders to the local Goths leaving behind a legacy of secrets and lies. Rebus has more than his share of personal problems, too. He's fresh out of hospital, hands heavily bandaged, and he won't say how it happened. Could there be a connection with a house fire and the unfortunate death of a petty criminal who had been harrassing Rebus's colleague Siobhan Clarke? Rebus's bosses seem to think so…

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Обложка книги Angels Flight Angels Flight

 Автор: Connelly Michael


Detective Hieryonymus 'Harry' Bosch finds himself yet again in charge of a case that no one else will touch. This time his job is to nail the killer of hot shot black lawyer Howard Elias. Elias has been found murdered on the eve of going to court on behalf of Michael Harris: a man the LAPD believes guilty of the rape and murder of a 12 year old girl. Elias had let it be known that the aim of his civil case was not only to reveal the real kiler but to target and bring down the racist cops who beat up his client during a violent interrogation. Bosch is going to have to take a long hard look at some of his colleagues in a post Rodney King Los Angeles Police Department that is rife with suspicion and racial hatred.

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Обложка книги A Darkness More Than Night A Darkness More Than Night

 Автор: Connelly Michael


Terry McCaleb's enforced quiet lifestyle on the island of Catalina is a far cry from the hectic excitement of his former role as homicide detective in L.A. However, when a small time criminal is found dead McCaleb is persuaded to profile the killer. Six years ago the victim had been arrested by Harry Bosch for murder but was later released uncharged. In doing what he does best, reviewing the crime scene tapes and investigative records, McCaleb picks up a clue the sheriffs missed, and discovers that the killer left a message at the crime scene – a message that seems to implicate Detective Harry Bosch… 'A brilliant piece of writing that wrings every bit of emotion from the contrast between the two detectives' Daily Telegraph

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Обложка книги A Trembling Upon Rome A Trembling Upon Rome

 Автор: Condon Richard

Обложка книги A Taint in the Blood A Taint in the Blood

 Автор: Stabenow Dana


"Kate Shugak is the answer if you are looking for something unique in the crowded field of crime fiction." – Michael Connelly

***

Thirty-one years ago in Anchorage, Alaska, Victoria Pilz Bannister Muravieff was convicted of murdering her seventeen-year-old son William. The jury returned a quick verdict of guilty, believing the prosecutor's claims that she had set fire to her own home with both her sons inside; William died and the other, Oliver, narrowly escaped. Victoria was sentenced to life in prison without parole, and though she pled not guilty at the trial, she never again denied her guilt.

Now her daughter, Charlotte Muravieff, has hired Kate Shugak to clear her mother's name. Her daughter has always believed in her innocence, and now that Victoria has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, Charlotte wants her free. Kate is the only p.i. Charlotte can find who's willing to take such a long-shot case. Kate, on the other hand, is only willing because she's suddenly a single parent to a teenager, a teenager she hopes will decide to go to college. Besides, it can't be bad to do a favor for the Bannister family, one of the wealthiest and most prominent families in Alaska's short history.

As Kate begins an investigation, Victoria protests, refusing to cooperate. But soon it seems she isn't the only one who wants to leave the past in the past. In this spell-binding novel, Kate's confrontation with thirty years of secrets and regret-and murder-in one of Alaska's most powerful families shows award-winning crime writer Dana Stabenow at the top of her game.

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Обложка книги Abracadáver Abracadáver

 Автор: Lovesey Peter


Abracadáver, mezcla de humor negro y ejemplar ejercicio de deducción, combina con gran habilidad la ambientación de época y el retrato de los personajes con una excelente intriga.

En el Londres del siglo XIX, el sargento Cribb y el agente Thackeray -asiduos protagonistas de las obras de Lovesey-, investigan las siniestras y humillantes bromas de que están siendo objeto algunos de los más famosos artistas de music hall durante sus representaciones. Sin embargo, nadie ríe la noche en que una joven muere durante su número de desaparición en un espectáculo de magia. Los policías de Scotland Yard se lanzan tras la pista del escurridizo asesino y deben poner a prueba su astucia en este duelo singular con una mente maligna.

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Обложка книги Angel Fire Angel Fire

 Автор: Miscione Lisa


“Baffling, shocking, awesome-and incredibly suspenseful describe this mystery.” -The Oklahoman on Angel Fire

The bloody murder of her mother when she was a teenager made Lydia Strong into a woman obsessed with bringing brutal killers to justice. Now thirty years old, she is a reclusive bestselling true crime writer and investigative consultant whose intuitions never lie. The latest case to capture her attention is the disappearance of three adults, each the kind of loner whose sudden absence isn't missed-they have no family, few friends. The Santa Fe Police don't see a pattern, just three people who left their empty lives behind. But when another woman turns up missing, her apartment streaked with blood, even the police have to admit that something is wrong in their usually quiet town. Lydia and P.I. Jeffrey Mark, the ex-FBI agent who solved her mother's murder, begin a relentless investigation. But it is only when the killer ups the ante and goes after Lydia herself that, just like fifteen years ago when she put the FBI on the trail of her mother's killer, the real hunt begins…

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Обложка книги A Share In Death A Share In Death

 Автор: Crombie Deborah


A country house whodunnit introducing Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and Sergeant Gemma James. Kincaid's holiday in Yorkshire turns sinister when one of the hotel guests is found murdered in the hotel's whirlpool bath. Ably assisted by Gemma, Kincaid sets out to track down a surprising killer.

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Обложка книги A Heartbeat Away A Heartbeat Away

 Автор: Palmer Michael


On the night of the State of the Union address, President James Allaire expects to give the speech of his career. But no one anticipates the terrifying turn of events that forces him to quarantine everyone in the Capitol building. A terrorist group calling itself “Genesis” has unleashed WRX3883, a deadly, highly contagious virus, into the building. No one fully knows the deadly effect of the germ except for the team responsible for its development—a team headed by Allaire, himself. The only one who might be able to help is virologist Griffin Rhodes, currently in solitary confinement in a maximum security federal prison for alleged terrorist acts, including the attempted theft of WRX3883 from the lab where he worked. Rhodes has no idea why he has been arrested, but when Allaire offers to free him in exchange for his help combating the virus, he reluctantly agrees to do what he can to support the government that has imprisoned him without apparent cause.

Meanwhile, every single person in line for presidential succession is trapped inside the Capitol—every person except one: the Director of Homeland Security, who is safely at home in Minnesota, having been selected as the “Designated Survivor” for this event. With enemies both named and unnamed closing in, and the security of the nation at stake, Griff must unravel the mysteries of WRX3883 without violating his pledge as a scientist to use no animal testing in his experiments… and time is running out.

Tense, thrilling, and entirely plausible, A Heartbeat Away will make you reflect, wonder, and be truly afraid.

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Обложка книги A Covert War A Covert War

 Автор: Parker Michael

Обложка книги Afrykanka Afrykanka

 Автор: Baniewicz Artur


Etiopia nieodległej przyszłości. Trwa wojna domowa, oddziały ONZ usiłują opanować chaos. Na pograniczu z Somalią polski patrol zestrzelił niezidentyfikowany śmigłowiec.

Jeden z żołnierzy został ranny. Z Addis Abeby wylatuje komisja mająca zbadać szczątki maszyny. Na pokładzie sanitarnego śmigłowca znajduje się kapitan-lekarz Jacek Szczebielewicz i pewna czarnoskóra dziewczyna. Nikt nie podejrzewa, że kolejny rutynowy lot zmieni się w masakrę. Kilkudziesięciu osamotnionych żołnierzy musi stoczyć prawdziwą wojnę, najbardziej krwawą i tragiczną, jaką Wojsko Polskie stoczyło od roku 1945.

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Обложка книги Act of Terror Act of Terror

 Автор: Cameron Marc

 Серия: Jericho Quinn

Обложка книги A Reliable Wife A Reliable Wife

 Автор: Goolrick Robert

Обложка книги Anonymus Rex Anonymus Rex

 Автор: Garcia Eric


UNA NUEVA ERA DE DETECTIVES

Aunque casi nadie lo sabe, los dinosaurios simularon su extinción hace sesenta y cinco millones de años y aun vagan por nuestro planeta, vestidos con unos convincentes disfraces de latex con los que se confunden perfecta mente entre los humanos.

Vincent Rubio, detective privado de Los Ángeles, esta pasando un mal momento: se ha quedado sin trabajo, le han confiscado el coche por falta de pago, su socio ha muerto en extrañas circunstancias y, además, su cola no quiere estarse quieta. Y es que Vincent es un dinosaurio, un Velociraptor, para ser exactos.

Cuando le llaman para que investigue un caso claro de incendio provocado en un club nocturno para dinosaurios, Vincent descubre algo mucho mas siniestro que le lleva hasta Nueva York, el escenario de la muerte de su socio y el lugar donde se gesta un peligroso nexo en la inquietante mezcla entre dinosaurios y seres humanos.

¿Ser a capaz Vincent de resolver el misterio de la muerte de su socio? ¿Desvelara una perturbadora cantante rubia su verdadera identidad, poniendo así en peligro la vida de ambos? ¿Podrá superar su adicción a la albahaca o deber a recurrir a Herbívoros Anónimos? ¿Encontrara el amor o tendrá que conformarse con un viejo ejemplar de Estegolibido?

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Обложка книги A Case of Two Cities A Case of Two Cities

 Автор: Xiaolong Qiu


Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Bureau is summoned by an official of the party to take the lead in a corruption investigation – one where the principle figure and his family have long since fled to the United States and beyond the reach of the Chinese government. But he left behind the organization and his partners-in-crime, and Inspector Chen is charged to uncover those responsible and act as necessary to end the corruption ring. In a twisting case that takes him from Shanghai, all the way to the U.S., reuniting him with his previous cohort from the U.S. Marshall's service – Inspector Catherine Rhon.

At once a compelling crime novel and a insightful, moving portrayal of everyday life, The Emperor's Sword is the next installment in the critically acclaimed, award-wining Inspector Chen series.

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Обложка книги Ardores De Agosto Ardores De Agosto

 Автор: Camilleri Andrea


Un calor asfixiante arrasa Sicilia como una llamarada; durante el día el aire se vuelve irrespirable, las piedras queman y ni siquiera un baño en el mar ofrece algo más que alivio momentáneo. Con la ciudad sumida en un letargo incandescente, Salvo aguarda la llegada de Livia, que viene con unos amigos a pasar las vacaciones en una solitaria casita frente a la playa. Pero el idílico plan se tuerce cuando, oculto en los sótanos de la casa, aparece un baúl con un cadáver dentro.

El macabro hallazgo desata los instintos investigadores del comisario, que muy pronto se ve envuelto en una maraña criminal de múltiples facetas que involucra a políticos, banqueros y empresarios, todos bajo la omnipresente tutela de la mafia. Y como si la canícula no fuera suficiente para causar estragos en el comportamiento de los personajes, la presencia casi mágica de una bellísima veinteañera hace flaquear la proverbial lucidez del propio Montalbano, hasta el punto de tentarlo a dar ese paso trascendental que había evitado hasta el momento.

Décima aventura de Salvo Montalbano, en la que el inimitable comisario sigue haciendo gala de ese vitalismo socarrón y melancólico mientras se asoma a los abismos más profundos del ánima humana.

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Обложка книги Acceso no autorizado Acceso no autorizado

 Автор: Gopegui én


Una historia de insólita confianza entre desconocidos que pone al descubierto la soledad y la violencia del poder en todas sus formas.

`No hay fortaleza inexpugnable ni prisión que no contenga un defecto.`(Mercedes Soriano, Historia de no, Alfaguara, 1989).

Así piensa el hacker que se infiltra en un ordenador ajeno con la intención construir una relación que salve a un amigo de las redes oscuras del tráfico de información confidencial.

`No hay fortaleza inexpugnable ni prisión que no contenga un defecto.`

Así piensa la vicepresidenta del gobierno, que todavía no ha perdido la esperanza en el cambio.

`No somos más que bolas de billar en un tablero que obe- dece siempre a la misma cascada de causas y efectos`, pero, en contadas ocasiones, una leve objeción o, incluso, una omisión puede cambiar el rumbo de las cosas. Nunca creeríamos que una persona normal pudiera estar `dispuesta a jugarse su expectativa de una vida razonable y no sobresaltada`, pero hay excepciones. Porque a veces la intensidad del deseo acaba con toda prudencia. A veces no podemos contener nuestras ganas de saber.

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Обложка книги A Dish Served Cold A Dish Served Cold

 Автор: Deaver Jeffery


I love nothing better than surprising the readers of my short stories with a big twist in the end. They think the story is going in one direction and, bang, it ends up some place else. This is true of A Dish Served Cold, a crime short story set in Arizona. If any readers can guess the ending, I'd love to hear from them (through my website)!

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Обложки нет Acceptable Risk

 Автор: Cook Robin


With billions of dollars at stake, every scientist in America is fighting to discover the next Prozac, the latest "feel good" drug. Using bacterial mould first uncovered during the Salem witch trials, Edward Armstrong isolates a stunningly effective anti-depressant.

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Обложки нет Act of Treason

 Автор: Flynn Vince


CIA operative Mitch Rapp follows a trail of contract killers leading directly to the heart of our nation's capital in New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn's eighth explosive thriller.

It's a gorgeous autumn day in Georgetown. The Democratic candidates for president and vice president of the United States are dutifully glad-handing voters and the media outside a grand estate where a national security conference has just been held, bringing together the world's greatest minds to discuss the issues that are threatening the country. It's American politicking at its best. That's when all hell breaks loose.

When presidential candidate Josh Alexander's motorcade is ambushed by a group of terrorists, the nation is thrown into turmoil. Two weeks following the attack, Alexander is carried to victory by a sympathy vote, but his assailants have not been found. On the surface it appears to be the work of al-Qaeda, despite the tremendous job that the U.S. and her allies have done eliminating terrorist cells within the heart of America. While the FBI and the rest of the government begin scouring the world for jihadists, CIA director Irene Kennedy and Special Agent Skip McMahon are presented with classified information so toxic that they consider destroying it altogether, as it contains intelligence pointing to some of the most powerful players in Washington.

Enter Mitch Rapp, the one man reckless enough to follow the evidence to its explosive conclusion. His journey takes him through the shadowy world of contract killers, into the darkest corners of the globe, and eventually back to Washington, where the fragile pillars of power are shaken to their core.

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Обложки нет A Maiden's Grave

 Автор: Deaver Jeffery


From Publishers Weekly

It's said that great minds think alike; apparently great thriller writers do too. Here's the second outstanding novel in as many months to see a busload of schoolchildren kidnapped by maniacs. The first was Mary Willis Walker's Under the Beetle's Cellar (Forecasts, June 12); Deaver's is equally gripping, with the added twist that these kids are deaf. In rural Kansas, an act of kindness launches a nightmare when Mrs. Harstrawn, along with hearing-impaired apprentice teacher Melanie Charrol, stops her busload of deaf schoolgirls at a car wreck, only to be taken hostage by Lou Handy and two other stone-cold killers who've just escaped from prison. Pursued by a state trooper, the captors race with their prey to an abandoned slaughterhouse. There, Arthur Potter, the FBI's foremost hostage negotiator, sets up a command post?but the nightmare intensifies when Handy releases one girl, then shoots her in the back just as she reaches the agent. After further brutalities, Melanie decides to rescue her students herself, tricking the killers with sign language games to convey her plan to her charges. Meanwhile, pressure mounts on Potter as the media get pushy, the local FBI stonewalls, Kansas State hostage rescue units try an end run to grab the glory and an assistant attorney general butts in. Deaver (Praying for Sleep) brilliantly conveys the tensions and deceit of hostage negotiations; he also proves a champion of the deaf, offering poetic insight into their world. Throughout, heartbreakingly real characters keep the wildly swerving plot from going off-track, even during the multiple-whammy twists that bring the novel, Deaver's best to date, to its spectacular finish. 200,000 first printing; $200,000 ad/promo; Literary Guild featured alternate; film rights to Interscope Communications; simultaneous Penguin Audiobook; author tour.

From Library Journal

A bus carrying eight deaf children and their teachers stops in the middle of the Kansas countryside, a car wreck directly ahead. Soon, three escaped killers rise out of the nearby cornfields and take children and teachers hostage. Pursued by the police, the convicts are forced to hole up in an abandoned slaughterhouse. There they threaten to shoot a child every hour until their demands are met. A 12-hour war of wits begins between FBI hostage expert Arthur Potter and the escapees' leader, Louis Jeremiah Handy. "I aim to get outta here…If it means I gotta shoot 'em dead as posts then that's the way it's gonna be," Handy boasts. Potter finds himself "in the middle of the week's media big bang," battling publicity-hungry politicians, trigger-happy cops, and the press as well as the unpredictable killers. This book by the best-selling author of Praying for Sleep (Viking, 1994) starts with a bang, and the tension never lets up. A topnotch thriller with an unexpected kicker at the end.

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Обложка книги Almost blue Almost blue

 Автор: Лукарелли Карло


Карло Лукарелли в сегодняшней Италии – автор триллеров номер один!

Блестящий стилист, ученик знаменитого Алессандро Баррико, Лукарелли возвел расследование кровавых преступлений в область искусства и, как Акунин в России, сделал для итальянцев чтение детективов модным занятием.

Среди множества бестселлеров Лукарелли особой популярностью пользуются романы о полицейском инспекторе Грации Негро – красивой и отважной женщине, которая расследует ужасающие своей жестокостью преступления серийных убийц-маньяков.

Как героиня Джоди Фостер из бессмертного «Молчания ягнят», она вступает в яростный интеллектуальный поединок с преступником. Ежечасно рискуя жизнью, балансируя на грани дозволенного, Грация Негро дразнит убийцу и выманивает его на свет, как хищного зверя. Провокационно-двусмысленные отношения между ними создают напряжение такого накала, что финала-взрыва ждешь, как глотка долгожданного воздуха…

Предупреждаем: Карло Лукарелли – мастер совершенно неожиданного финала!

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Обложки нет A Perfect Evil

 Автор: Kava Alex


Amazon.com Review

Nick Morrelli is the Platte City, Nebraska, sheriff who must be smarter than he appears, since there's a framed Harvard law degree hanging on his wall. Not that appearances don't count. The reader is treated to a number of descriptions of his sexy, lady-killer looks and his charismatic effect on even the most hard-bitten woman character in this somewhat muddled, serial-killer thriller. Nick is investigating the kidnap-murders of two young Platte City boys when FBI profiler Maggie O'Dell shows up and all but takes over the investigation. Several years earlier, the former sheriff-Nick's father-capped his own career with the arrest of the last serial killer in the neighborhood, who abducted and tortured three boys in an eerily similar crime spree. When Antonio Morrelli returns from retirement to meddle in the investigation, and when Nick's own sister uses her connections to advance his career, Nick hardly raises an objection. And that's the central weakness of what would otherwise be a good, first effort.

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Обложка книги Adiós Muchachos Adiós Muchachos

 Автор: ía Daniel

 Серия:


Novela de ficción policíaca, en la que se atreve a rellenar la trama con altas dosis de sensualidad y humor. Dos ingredientes que el autor consigue difuminar en una intriga inteligente y de rápida lectura.

Por un lado aparece Alicia, una joven ladina que en las humildes calles de Cuba practica una excelente variante de la prostitución mientras sueña el encuentro del adinerado marido. Alicia se pasea en bicicleta a la caza de cualquier extranjero rico que tenga la desventura (o la suerte) de encontrarse con ella en su camino. En ese momento es cuando la joven mantis despliega sus encantos premeditados e inicia su fructífero juego de caza y captura: ella se cae de la bicicleta, la víctima le ayuda a levantarse, le ofrece a llevarle hasta casa y allí es donde Alicia dará el último mordisco a su presa? y a su cartera.

Por otro lado está Víctor King, un hombre rico y apuesto que indudablemente también se cruzará con Alicia y presenciará su espectáculo de seducción. Sin embargo las cosas cambiarán para Alicia ya que Víctor, no sólo no se creerá en absoluto su?numerito? seductor, sino que le propondrá una extraña tarea sexual que logrará confundir a la misma diosa de las mentiras.

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Обложка книги Al calor del verano Al calor del verano

 Автор: Katzenbach John


Una excelente y asombrosa obra de suspense psicológico. Un asesino que tiene aterrorizado Miami elige como interlocutor a un reportero de uno de los periódicos más importantes de la ciudad. Se establece entonces una relación casi enfermiza en la que el reportero intenta ganarse la confianza del asesino sin que éste se aperciba, a la vez que pretende desenmascararlo.

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Обложка книги Among Thieves Among Thieves

 Автор: Hosp David


Bestselling author David Hosp returns with his most thrilling novel yet…

AMONG THIEVES

In 1990, $300 million worth of paintings were stolen from Boston 's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in what remains one of the greatest unsolved art thefts of the twentieth century. Now, nearly twenty years later, the case threatens to break wide open. Members of Boston 's criminal underground are turning up dead. But these are no ordinary murders. The M.O. of the attacks suggests the involvement of someone trained by the IRA. But when Scott Finn learns that one of his clients, Devon Malley, was part of the heist, he's quickly drawn into the crossfire, and into the renewed hunt for the missing artwork-a hunt that may cost Finn and his colleagues their lives.

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Обложка книги Ash & Bone Ash & Bone

 Автор: Harvey John


"A gripping and powerfully atmospheric thriller from a writer at the very top of his game." – Mark Billingham

Detective Sergeant Maddy Birch will never see thirty again. Nor forty. A lifetime on the force and all she has to show for it is a couple of hundred pounds in the bank and a mortgaged flat in Highgate Borders. When the take down of a violent criminal goes badly wrong leaving both the target and a young constable dead, something doesn't feel right to Maddy. And her uneasiness is only compounded when she starts to believe someone is following her home. In Cornwall retired Detective Inspector Elder's solitary life is disturbed by a phone call from his estranged wife Joanne. Seventeen-year-old Katherine is running wild. Elder's fears for his daughter are underscored by remorse and guilt for it was his involvement that led directly to the abduction and rape that has so unbalanced Katherine's life. Maddy and Elder have a connection. A brief, clumsy encounter sixteen years earlier. Just a quick grope and a cuddle, leading to nothing, but leaving a trace of lingering regret. In Ash Bone the unsettled, unhappy Elder is once again persuaded out of retirement. A cold, cold case has a devastating present day impact with sinister implications for the crime squad itself. Elder's investigation takes place against the backdrop of his increasing concern for his daughter and he must battle his own demons before he can uncover the truth.

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Обложка книги Angel's Tip Angel's Tip

 Автор: Burke Alafair


In a city full of victims… it's hard to choose just one.

Fresh-faced Indiana college student Chelsea Hart is so excited to spend the final hours of her spring break in the VIP room of an elite New York City club that she remains behind when her girlfriends call it a night. The next morning, as her concerned friends anxiously pace their hotel lobby, joggers find Chelsea's body in East River Park, her wavy blond hair brutally hacked off.

NYPD Detective Ellie Hatcher catches the case and homes in on the group of privileged men who were last seen plying Chelsea with free-flowing alcohol. But before she can even gather the preliminary evidence, the gruesome murder is grabbing headlines and drawing unwanted media attention to the department. So when Ellie builds a tight case against Jake Myers, a young hedge fund manager, the department brass and the district attorney's office are elated: the case will soon be cleared, the media will tout the department's quick work, and Ellie will be a dream witness at the trial against Myers.

But Ellie has her doubts. Chelsea's murder is eerily similar to three other deaths that occurred nearly a decade ago: the victims were young, female, and in each case, the killer had taken her hair as a souvenir.

Ellie's investigation pulls her into a late-night world of exclusive clubs, conspicuous wealth, and hedonistic consumption. And her search for the truth not only pits her against her fellow cops but also places her under the watchful eye of a psychopath eager to add the prideful young female detective to his list.

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Обложки нет Asesinos sin rostro

 Автор: Mankell Henning


El inspector Kurt Wallander atraviesa uno de los momentos más sombríos de su vida cuando tiene que ponerse al frente de la investigación del asesinato de un apacible matrimonio de ancianos en una granja de Lenarp. Wallander deberá enfrentarse a un asesino muy especial, de una sangre fría asombrosa, y también a una comunidad irascible cargada de prejuicios raciales.

El asesinato es un acto social. Un acto terrible que exige la interacción de al menos dos personas: víctima y asesino. El cuadro se completa añadiendo un tercer elemento: el detective, que debe descubrir la verdad y restaurar el orden. Quizá por esa razón, la novela negra deriva con tanta facilidad hacia el comentario social. Un asesinato y su investigación ofrecen una oportunidad única para estudiar los modos y uso de la sociedad en curso.

Se puede pensar en el detective clásico que investigaba asesinatos casi, digamos, cordiales. En una novela de Agatha Christie se asesinaba conservando en todo momento las reglas del decoro. Por lo general, no había ensañamiento más allá de lo estrictamente necesario para causar la muerte. Incluso en `Asesinato En El Orient Express`, el ensañamiento tenía precisamente como propósito cumplir un ritual social.

Y la existencia de esos rituales permitía al detective resolver el crimen. Ante un asesinato se empezaba tirando de familiares y conocidos, explorando la malla de motivos y oportunidades, buscando a aquellos, que por lógica, más se beneficiarían de la muerte. Los asesinatos, simplemente, no se producían en vacío.

Pero los tiempos cambian, y llegan nuevas formas de asesinar. Y a dos de ellas se enfrenta Kurt Wallander, policía de los de antes, recién separado, al que su hija no le habla, nada más iniciarse `Asesinos Sin Rostro`, un policía viejo en un mundo nuevo. Son crímenes horrendos, como todos, pero de un horror acentuado por lo que tienen de arbitrarios, de ilógicos, de mecánicos, de salvajes.

El primero implica a una pareja de ancianos del campo de Suecia que es torturada y asesinada salvajemente. Parece que no hay motivo y el asesino, en un detalle estremecedor, tuvo la sangre fría de alimentar al caballo. Para complicar más aún la situación, la única pista es la palabra pronunciada por la mujer poco antes de morir: `extranjero`.

Y de un singular a un plural no hay más que un paso. De un `extranjero` asesino a `todos los extranjeros` son asesino sólo media un abismo lógico que muchos están dispuestos a saltar sin problemas. Nace así el segundo crimen, en el que el orden social se desmorona dejando paso a la xenofobia más radical.

El racismo, la xenofobia, e incluso el fascismo con su mecanización de la muerte, son los temas de esta novela. Narrada con convicción y habilidad, va desgranando las diversas vueltas de esta investigación doble, llena de callejones sin salida, donde la intuición más que la lógica parece ser la aliada fiel del detective.

En esta novela de tantos personajes, uno destaca especialmente. Se trata de Rydberg, un detective particularmente minucioso, protagonista de algunas de las mejores escenas, que no deja que los sentimientos le cieguen ante la realidad que tiene ante los ojos. Es un hombre que simplemente no cae ni en un extremo ni en el otro.

El personaje protagonista, Kurt Wallander, sostiene toda la narración y es realmente su problemática personal lo que impulsa la novela. Enfrentado a unos crímenes que no entiende y con una vida personal desbaratada, es su lucha por resolver esos dos aspectos lo que mantiene la atención del lector. Al final, la recompensa no está tanto en la resolución de los crímenes, como en comprobar la reacción del policía ante el mundo nuevo que descubrió al entrar por primera vez en aquella habitación salpicada de sangre por todas partes.

`Asesinos Sin Rostro` es una novela ágil y efectiva, apasionante en la interacción de los personajes (porque realmente acción física hay muy poca), que no vacila en reflexionar sobre los cambios sociales de su país de origen y, por extensión, en el resto de Europa. El mundo simplemente cambia, y las formas de matar también, pero un asesinato sigue siendo un asesinato.

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Обложки нет Acheron

 Автор: Kenyon Sherrilyn


The most anticipated story in the blockbuster Dark-Hunter series. The never-before-revealed story of the Dark-Hunter leader, Acheron. He was made human in order to escape death, but in death he was reborn a god…

Eleven thousand years ago a god was born. Cursed into the body of a human, Acheron spent a lifetime of shame. However, his human death unleashed an unspeakable horror that almost destroyed the earth. Then, brought back against his will, Acheron became the sole defender of mankind.

Only it was never that simple. For centuries, he has fought for our survival and hidden a past he’ll do anything to keep concealed. Until a lone woman who refuses to be intimidated by him threatens his very existence.

Now his survival, and ours, hinges on hers and old enemies reawaken and unite to kill them both.

War has never been more deadly… or more fun.

***

"Kenyon is the reigning queen of the vampire novel."-Barbara Vey, Publishers Weekly

“An engaging read.”-Entertainment Weekly on Devil May Cry

“Kenyon’s writing is brisk, ironic, sexy, and relentlessly imaginative. These are not your mother’s vampire novels.”-The Boston Globe on Dark Side of the Moon

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Обложки нет A Cualquier Precio

 Автор: Baldacci David


David Buchanan aplica sucias presiones para financiar causas honrosas. Robert Thornhill, un alto cargo de la CIA, descubre el juego y empieza a chantajearle, pues quiere devolver a la CIA el prestigio perdido. Faith Lockhart, una tercera persona implicada en este asunto, opina que se ha ido demasiado lejos y decide confesarlo todo al FBI. Su vida a partir de entonces tiene un precio

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Обложки нет A Thin Dark Line

 Автор: Hoag Tami


Amazon.com Review

Vigilantism can be swift and lethal, but it does not always carry the banner of justice. For Deputy Sheriff Annie Broussard, an attempt to honor the law traps her between the prime suspect in a vicious crime and her own colleagues on the force. And she's unsure which side, if either, is to be trusted. Set in the bayou country of Louisiana, A Thin Dark Line explores dark psychological territory while weaving through a complex plot rife with sordid characters and unlikely heroes. As the author of Night Sins and Guilty as Sin, Tami Hoag lives up to her reputation as a master of suspense.

From Library Journal

Coming off her best-selling hit, Guilty As Sin (LJ 2/1/96), Hoag sets her latest in Bayou Breaux, a fictional Cajun town. A woman is brutally murdered, and everyone, from cops to citizenry, is convinced that the deed was done by Marcus Renard, a fellow she charged with stalking shortly before her death. Renard is set free on a technicality only to be beaten insensible by the chief detective on the case, Nick Fourcade, a patois-speaking recluse with a dark past. Fourcade is arrested by Annie Broussard, an idealistic young sheriff's deputy and the only woman on the force. Because she stands up for what she believes is right, Annie is hounded from her job by the good-ol'-boy cop network. She then joins forces with Fourcade to solve the murder and a series of rapes. Hoag almost scuttles her own story by making the first 200 pages dull and repetitive before finally settling down to let the characters evolve and the story take its own dark, satisfying turns. This doesn't work completely, but her fans won't mind. For popular collections.

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Обложки нет A Death in Vienna

 Автор: Silva Daniel


The sins of the past reverberate into the present, in an extraordinary novel by the new master of international suspense.

It was an ordinary-looking photograph. Just the portrait of a man. But the very sight of it chilled Allon to the bone.

Art restorer and sometime spy Gabriel Allon is sent to Vienna to authenticate a painting, but the real object of his search becomes something else entirely: to find out the truth about the photograph that has turned his world upside down. It is the face of the unnamed man who brutalized his mother in the last days of World War II, during the Death March from Auschwitz. But is it really the same one? If so, who is he? How did he escape punishment? Where is he now?

Fueled by an intensity he has not felt in years, Allon cautiously begins to investigate; but with each layer that is stripped away, the greater the evil that is revealed, a web stretching across sixty years and thousands of lives. Soon, the quest for one monster becomes the quest for many. And the monsters are stirring…

Rich with sharply etched characters and prose, and a plot of astonishing intricacy, this is an uncommonly intelligent thriller by one of our very best writers.

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Обложки нет A Dance at the Slaughterhouse

 Автор: Block Lawrence


Amazon.com Review

Matt Scudder, the recovering alcoholic private eye from The Devil Knows You're Dead and A Ticket to the Boneyard, embarks on another descent into the nightmarish quarters of New York, this time to investigate the sex-for-sale industry. Hired by the brother of an heiress to investigate her rape and murder, Scudder tails her husband to a boxing match and notices another man whom he saw on video a few months earlier on a different case involving a snuff film. As Scudder calls on old friends for assistance and tours New York's dark physical and social landscapes, Block masterfully builds the pressure that leads Scudder to the violent resolution in this winner of the 1992 Edgar Award for best mystery novel.

From Publishers Weekly

Block masterfully builds the pressure in this Edgar Award winner, as newly sober Manhattan PI Matt Scudder investigates the death of a TV producer's wife.

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Обложка книги Airport Airport

 Автор: Hailey Arthur

 Серия:


Schon drei Tage tobte ein alles verheerender Schneesturm über dem amerikanischen Mittelwesten. Noch war es den vereinten Anstrengungen des Personals von Lincoln International Airport gelungen, den Flughafen offen und betriebsbereit zu halten. Aber jetzt stehen mit der kommenden Nacht die entscheidenden Stunden bevor. Im Mittelpunkt eines dramatischen Kampfes gegen überwältigende Naturgewalten und widrige Umstände steht Mel Bakersfeld, der Direktor von Lincoln International Airport. In ihm laufen die Fäden einer vielschichtigen, aber festverzahnten Handlung zusammen, die sich um eine Gruppe von Männern und Frauen, ihre Leidenschaften und Ängste, ihre Wünsche und Hoffnungen schlingt. Der Autor hat seine Gestalten vor den faszinierenden Hintergrund eines internationalen Großflughafens mit seinen komplexen Anlagen und Einrichtungen gestellt, die einem normalen Fluggast immer verborgen und unsichtbar bleiben. Aber hier werden ihm zugleich mit einer packenden Schilderung menschlicher Schicksale und Konflikte aufklärende Einblicke in die Organisation und das Funktionieren eines Großflughafens geboten, die diesem Roman seinen eigenen Reiz verleihen und ihm in aller Welt zu seinem großen Erfolg verhalfen

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Обложка книги A Devil is vaiting A Devil is vaiting

 Автор: Higgins Jack

 Серия: Sean Dillon

Обложка книги Angel of Death Angel of Death

 Автор: King J Robert

Обложка книги Agents of Treachery – Spy Stories Agents of Treachery – Spy Stories

 Автор: Finder Joseph, Wilson Robert, Klavan Andrew, Morrell David, Penzler Otto, Child Lee, Steinhauer Olen, Hunter Stephen, Lynds Gayle, Grady James, McCarry Charles, Lawton John, Weisman John, Fesperman Dan, Rimington Stella


For the first time ever, legendary editor Otto Penzler has handpicked some of the most respected and bestselling thriller writers working today for a riveting collection of spy fiction. From first to last, this stellar collection signals mission accomplished.

Including:

* Lee Child with an incredible look at the formation of a special ops cell.

* James Grady writing about an Arab undercover FBI agent with an active cell.

* Joseph Finder riffing on a Boston architect who's convinced his Persian neighbors are up to no good.

* John Lawton concocting a Len Deighton-esque story about British intelligence.

* Stephen Hunter thrilling us with a tale about a WWII brigade.

Full list of Contributors:

James Grady, Charles McCarry, Lee Child, Joseph Finder, John Lawton, John Weisman, Stephen Hunter, Gayle Lynds, David Morrell, Andrew Klavan, Robert Wilson, Dan Fesperman, Stella Rimington, Olen Steinhauer

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Обложка книги A Woman’s Eye A Woman’s Eye

 Автор: Paretsky Sara, Dunlap Susan, Pickard Nancy, Maron Margaret, Davis Dorothy Salisbury, Kellerman Faye, Grafton Sue, Muller Marcia, Wheat Carolyn, Cody Liza, Cross Amanda, Fraser Antonia, Smith Julie, Wilson Barbara, Wings Mary, Wallace Marilyn, Slovo Gillian, Singer Shelley, Hart Carolyn G, Oliver Maria Antonia, Hughes Dorothy B


A collection of 21 crime stories by women writers, including Sara Paretsky, Amanda Cross, Liza Cody and Gillian Slovo. The stories include old favourites such as V.I. Warshawski, Jemima Shore and Kate Fansler.

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Обложка книги Art of Murder Art of Murder

 Автор: Somoza Jose Carlos

Обложка книги An Aegean Prophecy An Aegean Prophecy

 Автор: Siger Jeffrey

 Серия: Andreas Kaldis

Обложка книги Act of Deceit Act of Deceit

 Автор: Gore Steven

 Серия: Harlan Donnally

Обложка книги At First Sight At First Sight

 Автор: Cannell Stephen J

Обложка книги Angielski Zabójca Angielski Zabójca

 Автор: Silva Daniel


Gabriel Allon, były as izraelskiego wywiadu i renomowany konserwator dzieł sztuki, otrzymuje od bankiera Augusta Rolfego zlecenie na renowację obrazu Rafaela w prywatnej kolekcji w Szwajcarii.

Po przybyciu do rezydencji znajduje gospodarza w kałuży krwi. Rolfe został zastrzelony, ale obrazu nie skradziono. W rozwikłaniu zagadki tajemniczego morderstwa postanawia pomóc Gabrielowi córka zamordowanego, Anna, światowej sławy skrzypaczka, mieszkająca w Portugalii. Wkrótce okazuje się, że z willi bankiera zginęły wszystkie dzieła sztuki zgromadzone przez niego w czasie drugiej wojny światowej…

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Обложка книги Alguien te observa Alguien te observa

 Автор: Rose Karen


Conocida como la Reina de Hielo en los juzgados de Chicago, la joven abogada Kristen Mayhew vive por y para su trabajo. Posee el índice más alto de casos ganados en la fiscalía. Es una mujer fuerte, una profesional, incorruptible, apreciada por su tenacidad y dedicación. Pero ahora acaba de descubrir que tiene un peligroso admirador secreto.

Lleva tiempo observándote. Conoce todos sus movimientos, todos sus pensamientos. Le envía cartas. Y ha empezado a asesinar, en su nombre, a los delincuentes y criminales que ella no logró meter entre rejas.

Abe Reagan acaba de incorporarse al departamento de homicidios de Chicago. Este es su primer caso después de cinco años de trabajar como agente encubierto. Ahora empieza una nueva etapa de su vida, intentando dejar atrás un pasado donde perdió lo que más le importaba.

Mientras Kristen y Abe empiezan a redescubrir unos sentimientos que creían olvidados, un asesino frío y calculador sigue actuando de manera implacable. Y ahora su sed de castigo ha convertido a Kristen en el blanco perfecto.

En su novela más elogiada, Karen Rose, la escritora que está subiendo con más fuerza dentro del género romántico con suspense, combina admirablemente una inquietante intriga y una conmovedora historia de amor.

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Обложка книги A Loyal Character Dancer A Loyal Character Dancer

 Автор: Xiaolong Qiu


Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Bureau and Inspector Catherine Rohn of the US Marshals service must work together to find a missing woman. She is married to an important witness in a US criminal case who has refused to testify unless his pregnant wife is allowed to join him. The Chinese government has reluctantly agreed to let her go and the Americans have sent a marshal to escort her. Then, inexplicably she vanishes…

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Обложка книги Ashes Ashes

 Автор: Nicholson Scott

Обложка книги All Seeing Eye All Seeing Eye

 Автор: Thurman Rob

Обложка книги And Justice There Is None And Justice There Is None

 Автор: Crombie Deborah


The life of Scotland Yard's Gemma James is changing in major ways-she's just been promoted to Inspector, she's pregnant, and she and her young son are about to move into spacious new digs with her lover, Detective Superintendent Duncan Kincaid. Then the beautiful young wife of a Portobello Road antiques dealer is murdered in the driveway of her Notting Hill home and the case lands in Gemma's disappearing lap. Dawn Arrowood, as Gemma soon discovers, was pregnant when she died, most likely by Alex Dunn, a porcelain dealer in Portobello Market whose disappearance after the murder makes him a prime suspect. But Gemma rules him out as the killer, focusing her investigation on Karl Arrowood, the dead woman's husband. When Karl is murdered, she's stymied, but then Kincaid's investigation into what may be a serial killer turns up a bizarre connection to Gemma's case and a link to Karl Arrowood's sideline as a drug smuggler. As usual, Crombie handles a complicated plot with style, providing enough twists and turns to hold the reader's attention while driving the narrative to a stunning conclusion.

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Обложка книги All Shall Be Well All Shall Be Well

 Автор: Crombie Deborah


Superintendent Duncan Kincaid digs deep into a friend's past – all the way back to her childhood in India – to find a clue to her murder.

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Обложка книги Alibi Alibi

 Автор: Kanon Joseph

Обложка книги Acts of Mercy Acts of Mercy

 Автор: Pronzini Bill, Malzberg Barry N

Обложка книги Awakenings Awakenings

 Автор: Lazellari Edward

Обложка книги Amanda È Morta Nel Parco Amanda È Morta Nel Parco

 Автор: OConnell Carol


Il cadavere di una donna dalle mani spappolate viene ritrovato al Central Park di Manhattan. In assenza di impronte e di documenti il detective Palanski identifica la vittima in base al nome sull'etichetta della giacca: è Cathy Mallory, geniale e irriducibile cane sciolto della sezione Crimini Speciali della Polizia di New York, recentemente sospesa dal servizio per motivi disciplinari. Quando il notiziario di mezzogiorno la informa della propria morte, Mallory si getta nelle indagini con foga. E scopre che la vittima è in realtà Amanda Bosh, venticinquenne da tempo coinvolta nella relazione con un facoltoso uomo sposato. Per stanare l'assassino Mallory è pronta a tutto, persino a trasformarsi in un vera e propria esca umana.

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Обложки нет A DESCENT INTO THE MAELSTROM

 Автор: Poe Edgar Allan

Обложка книги A Killing Frost A Killing Frost

 Автор: Alexander Hannah


A terrible secret haunts Dr. Jama Keith. But she must return to her past – her hometown of River Dance, Missouri – and risk exposure. She owes a debt to the town for financing her dreams. If only she can avoid ex-fiancé Terell Mercer – but River Dance is too small for that.

When Terell's niece is abducted by two of the FBI's most wanted, Jama can't refuse to help – Terell's family were like kin to her for many years. The search for young Doriann could cost Terell and Jama their lives. But revealing her secret shame to the man she loves scares Jama more than the approaching danger…

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Обложка книги At The Edge At The Edge

 Автор: Dun David

Обложки нет Alone

 Автор: Gardner Lisa


NYPD sharp-shooter Bobby is called to a domestic incident. It's an address the police have visited before – a volatile husband and wife who routinely battle out their marriage. But this time it's different. Through his sights from the building opposite, Bobby can see the husband pointing a gun at his wife and child. As the husband moves to shoot his wife, Bobby gets a clear shot and shoots the man in the head. The wife, shaking and terrified, turns to face Bobby through the shattered window and mouths the words 'thank you'. Then all hell breaks loose. The man Bobby has shot is the son of one the city's most important judges. His wife, Catherine, has long been suspected of abusing their son. It seems Bobby has just killed the only man who could have protected the child. Meanwhile, Mr Bosu is back on the streets. A man who committed a crime so heinous, he was sentenced to life in prison at the tender age of twenty-two. A man so seriously committed to death and destruction, he found a way to continue to commit murder, even while behind bars. A man so feared, his fellow prisoners consider him a sort of inmate bogeyman. Now he's been "accidentally" released. In the past, Mr. Bosu has preyed on children. Now, as a freshly released felon, he's trying something new – murder for hire. He figures he's good at killing, and he always needs money, so why not combine the two interests? He's smart, he's unbelievably strong, and after spending twenty-five years locked behind bars, he possesses just a little bit of rage… Bobby, Catherine, Mr Bosu – all three tied together in a devil's pact, in a way they can't imagine…

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Обложка книги Aphrodite Aphrodite

 Автор: Andrews Russell

 Серия: Westwood

Обложка книги Absent Friends Absent Friends

 Автор: Rozan S J


The secrets of a group of childhood friends unravel in this haunting thriller by Edgar Award winner S. J. Rozan. Set in New York in the unforgettable aftermath of September 11, Absent Friends brilliantly captures a time and place unlike any other, as it winds through the wounded streets of New York and Staten Island…and into a maze of old crimes, damaged lives, and heartbreaking revelations. The result is not only an electrifying mystery and a riveting piece of storytelling but an elegiac novel that powerfully explores a world changed forever on a clear September morning.

In a novel that will catch you off guard at every turn, and one that is guaranteed to become a classic, S. J. Rozan masterfully ratchets up the tension one revelation at a time as she dares you to ponder the bonds of friendship, the meaning of truth, and the stuff of heroism.

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Обложка книги A Man Apart A Man Apart

 Автор: Hohl Joan


Justin Grainger lived life by his own rules and they did not include settling down. So while at his brother's wedding, when he met the sexy maid of honor, he had only seduction on his mind. Laying on his notorious charm, he soon had a perfect bed partner for a week of unbridled passion. So why, when their rendezvous came to an end, did Justin suddenly feel he was missing more than a lover? Hannah Deturk was no match for Justin's rakish ways. She succumbed to temptation and followed him on a whirlwind tour of sensual delights, knowing it was only temporary wishing it could be so much more. But she played by Justin's rules to the end, never dreaming he'd want to take it further or that she'd be expecting his baby!

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Обложка книги A Visible Darkness A Visible Darkness

 Автор: King Jonathon

 Серия: Max Freeman

Обложка книги A Killing Night A Killing Night

 Автор: King Jonathon

 Серия: Max Freeman

Обложка книги Acts of Nature Acts of Nature

 Автор: King Jonathon

 Серия: Max Freeman

Обложки нет Are You Afraid Of The Dark

 Автор: Sheldon Sidney

Обложка книги Alta tensión Alta tensión

 Автор: Coben Harlan


Myron Bolitar siempre ha soñado con la voluptuosa mujer fatal que acaba de entrar en su despacho para pedirle ayuda. Tiene unas curvas de locura, pero está embarazada de ocho meses, y eso pone fin a todas las posibles fantasías de Bolitar. La antigua estrella del tenis Suzze T y su marido, Lex, una estrella del rock, son clientes, y a lo largo de los años Myron ha negociado multitud de contratos para la preciosa pareja. Pero ahora Lex ha desaparecido y la muy embarazada Suzze llora, convencida de que los rumores colgados en la red poniendo en duda la paternidad del bebé hayan alejado al hombre que ella jura es el padre de su hijo.

“Harlan Coben es el maestro moderno del “agárrate y no te menees” desde la primera página, para dejarte completamente noqueado en la última.” Dan Brown

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Обложка книги Ave del paraíso Ave del paraíso

 Автор: Oates Joyce Carol


Situada en la mítica ciudad de Sparta, en Nueva York, Ave del paraíso es una punzante y vívida combinación de romance erótico y violencia trágica en la Norteamérica de finales del siglo XX. Cuando Zoe Kruller, una joven esposa y madre, aparece brutalmente asesinada, la policía de Sparta se centra en dos principales sospechosos, su marido, Delray, del que estaba separada, y su amante desde hace tiempo, Eddy Diehl. Mientras tanto, el hijo de los Kruller, Aaron, y la hija de Eddy, Krista, adquieren una mutua obsesión, y cada uno cree que el padre del otro es culpable. Una clásica novela de Oates, autora también de La hija del sepulturero, Mamá, Infiel, Puro fuego y Un jardín de poderes terrenales, en la que el lirismo del intenso amor sexual está entrelazado con la angustia de la pérdida y es difícil diferenciar la ternura de la crueldad

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Обложка книги At Risk At Risk

 Автор: Rimington Stella

 Серия:


'Our concern – and we've communicated this over the weekend to all stations – is that the opposition may be about to deploy an invisible.'An invisible is CIA speak for the ultimate intelligence nightmare: the terrorist who, because he or she is an ethnic native of the target country, can cross its borders unchecked, move around that country unquestioned and infiltrate its institutions with ease. An invisible on mainland Britain was the worst possible news. For Liz Carlyle, an MI5 Intelligence officer, this report from MI6 marks the start of an operation which will test her to the limit and put her own life in jeopardy. As she sifts the incoming evidence and gets reports from her agents she realizes there is an immanent terrorist threat. But who or what is the target? And who and where is the invisible? Time is of the essence in this desperate search and it becomes clear that it is Liz's intuitive skills, her ability to get inside her enemy's head, which offer the only hope of averting disaster. In this terrifying and tautly drawn debut thriller Stella Rimington takes us to the heart of the Intelligence world. It is a place she is uniquely qualified to describe.

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Обложка книги Ashfall Ashfall

 Автор: Mullin Mike

Обложка книги An April Shroud An April Shroud

 Автор: Hill Reginald

 Серия: Dalziel and Pascoe

Обложка книги At all costs At all costs

 Автор: Gilstrap John

Обложка книги Acts of Mercy Acts of Mercy

 Автор: Stewart Mariah


Former FBI agent Sam Delvecchio brings the keen skills of a profiler to his new position as a Mercy Street Foundation operative-and not a moment too soon. His first assignment, the cold-case murder of a local soup kitchen volunteer, has all the telltale signs of a serial killer's work. That grim suspicion is confirmed when FBI agent Fiona Summers shares the details of two other killings with eerie similarities to Sam's case: The bodies in all three cases have been carefully posed. And when a fourth victim is discovered, the two investigators realize they're pursuing the same twisted quarry.

Local parish priest Kevin Burch, Mercy Street founder Robert Magellan's cousin, recognizes the posings for what they are: The killer is staging the church's seven Acts of Mercy ('Feed the hungry, clothe the naked…') with the bodies of his victims. But as Sam and Fiona race to prevent the final three murders, taunting messages from their target lead to the most chilling realization of all.

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Обложка книги A Kiss Gone Bad A Kiss Gone Bad

 Автор: Abbott Jeff

 Серия: Whit Mosley

Обложка книги Adrenaline Adrenaline

 Автор: Abbott Jeff

 Серия: Sam Capra

Обложки нет An Equitable Distribution

 Автор: Gregory Daryl


My friend, lawyer, and fellow writer Gary Delafield handed me a great—and true—premise for a short-short about an old woman and the unusual advice she gets from her lawyer. Hijinks ensue.

Never reviewed, so you'll have to make up your own mind.

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Обложка книги Asesinato en el corazón de Jerusalén Asesinato en el corazón de Jerusalén

 Автор: Gur Batya


El cadáver de una joven con la cara destrozada es encontrado en el desván de una casa situada en la carretera de Belén, en el barrio de Baqah de Jerusalén. El superintendente Michael Ohayon acaba de comprarse una nueva casa en ese barrio y, cuando se dirige a verla, es reclamado en el lugar del crimen. Allí le esperan un amor del pasado y un romance que nunca llegó a terminarse. Como en sus libros anteriores, Batya Gur presenta una investigación criminal compleja y cautivadora, que nos adentra en un mundo cerrado y con leyes propias. En este caso la acción transcurre en un barrio de Jerusalén en donde se condensa la realidad israelí en miniatura, una realidad cuyos resquicios Gur dibuja de forma prodigiosa al huir de ideas preconcebidas. A lo largo de la investigación, Michael Ohayon nos irá descubriendo poco a poco todo lo que se oculta tras la realidad más evidente.

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Обложка книги Asesinato en directo Asesinato en directo

 Автор: Gur Batya


El cadáver de una mujer aparece en los vestuarios de los estudios de la televisión israelí. El caso se lo adjudican al inspector Michael Ohayon, que emprenderá una complicada y sangrienta investigación que lo llevará por los pasillos de los estudios de la televisión oficial y especialmente por los meandros de las relaciones, tensiones, miedos y amores del personal de la televisión, desde el técnico más sencillo hasta el mismo director. En Asesinato en directo, Batya Gur elige como escena del crimen la televisión isaraelí. Lugar donde se forja la conciencia nacional, donde se muestran las tensiones políticas, los enfrentamientos, la corrupción y las divisiones étnicas, sociales y religiosas que agitan el país.

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Обложка книги Asesinato En El Kibbutz Asesinato En El Kibbutz

 Автор: Gur Batya


Tras el éxito obtenido con Un asesinato literario y El asesinato del sábado por la mañana, Batya Gur vuelve a presentarnos al comisario israelí Michael Ohayon, ahora decidido a resolver un crimen que ha tenido lugar en una sociedad compleja y cerrada: el kibbutz. Informado repetidamente de que «quien no haya vivido en un kibbutz no puede comprender cómo es la vida allí», Ohayon penetra con mayor determinación el espíritu del mundo que debe investigar. De forma gradual, revelando poco a poco los secretos del kibbutz, desenmascarando todas las contradicciones de este estilo de vida tan idealizado, Batya Gur logra crear una ingeniosa y original novela policiaca que examina la crisis de fe política e ideológica de la sociedad israelí a través del fascinante mundo del kibbutz.

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Обложка книги A very simple crime A very simple crime

 Автор: Jerkins Grant

Обложка книги All acts of pleasure All acts of pleasure

 Автор: Sellars M R

 Серия: A Rowan Gant investigation

Обложка книги A Deniable Death A Deniable Death

 Автор: Seymour Gerald

Обложка книги Apocalypse blues Apocalypse blues

 Автор: Greatshell Walter

 Серия: Xombies

Обложка книги Already gone Already gone

 Автор: Rector John

Обложка книги A Golpe De Magia A Golpe De Magia

 Автор: Amstrong Kelley


A diferencia de las que salen en los cuentos de hadas, las brujas de esta historia no son seres terribles y amenazadores, sino mujeres descendientes de una antigua raza que temen por su supervivencia en un mundo hostil.

Paige Winterbourne es una de ellas: a sus 23 años, no sólo tiene que hacer frente a los problemas de cualquier chica de su edad, sino que ha heredado los poderes de su madre y es una de las líderes del Aquelarre Americano, una asociación encargada de velar por los intereses de las brujas. Además, también tiene la responsabilidad de cuidar de Savannah Levine, una bruja adolescente de 13 años extremadamente inteligente y muy rebelde, fascinada por la magia negra y que está en el punto de mira de las poderosas camarillas de hechiceros, los eternos rivales de las brujas.

Cuando las cosas comienzan a complicarse, la única persona en la que Paige puede confiar es también la única con la que de ningún modo debería relacionarse: el abogado (y hechicero) Lucas Cortez.

Kelley Armstrong consigue en este libro recrear un universo paralelo al mundo corriente, en el que los seres del inframundo, brujas, vampiros, hombres lobo…, tienen las mismas inquietudes y problemas que la gente corriente, aunque, eso sí, ellos pueden resolverlos con un toque de magia…

La Serie de Mujeres de otros mundos es una aventura en un mundo donde lo paranormal no sólo existe si no que esta integrado a nuestro alrededor. Sus vecinos podrían ser hombres lobo, o quizá brujas, o incluso medio-demonios. Usted nunca se da cuenta hasta que algo malo sucede. E incluso entonces, puede usted darse cuenta solo antes de morir.

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Обложка книги An Act of Treason An Act of Treason

 Автор: Coughlin Jack, Davis Donald A


"Stunning action, excellent tradecraft… just about perfect." – Lee Child

In the fourth novel in the New York Times bestselling series, Marine sniper Kyle Swanson finds himself in the sights of a man he once idolized-a true American hero turned traitor

Swanson and his beautiful girlfriend, CIA agent Lauren Carson, are on a mission in Pakistan when their world is turned inside out. Kyle is captured and thrown in prison. Lauren is accused of being a double agent. The one person they trust to help is the man who sent them on the black operation-Jim Hall, a legendary CIA agent, Kyle's sniper mentor, and Lauren's boss and former lover.

But Hall has gone rogue. He is selling America's innermost secrets to a ruthless Pakistani warlord who wants to mold al- Qaeda into a legitimate political party, and secure a nuclear arsenal. For Jim Hall, his former protégé Swanson is the final obstacle.

Success or failure pivots on whether Swanson can stop the old friend who trained him to be a shooter. From the streets of Washington to the Bavarian Alps, the two snipers stalk each other in a deadly hunt that has only one possible outcome.

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Обложка книги Angels & Demons Angels & Demons

 Автор: н н

 Серия: Robert Langdon


From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Da Vinci Code comes the explosive thriller that started it all.

An ancient secret brotherhood. A devastating new weapon of destruction. An unthinkable target. When world-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to his first assignment to a Swiss research facility to analyze a mysterious symbol—seared into the chest of a murdered physicist—he discovers evidence of the unimaginable: the resurgence of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati… the most powerful underground organization ever to walk the Earth. The Illuminati has now surfaced to carry out the final phase of its legendary vendetta against its most hated enemy—the Catholic Church.

Langdon's worst fears are confirmed on the eve of the Vatican's holy conclave, when a messenger of the Illuminati announces they have hidden an unstoppable time bomb at the very heart of Vatican City. With the countdown under way, Langdon jets to Rome to join forces with Vittoria Vetra, a beautiful and mysterious Italian scientist, to assist the Vatican in a desperate bid for survival.

Embarking on a frantic hunt through sealed crypts, dangerous catacombs, deserted cathedrals, and the most secretive vault on Earth, Langdon and Vetra follow a 400-year-old trail of ancient symbols that snakes across Rome toward the long-forgotten Illuminati lair… a clandestine location that contains the only hope for Vatican salvation.

Critics have praised the exhilarating blend of relentless adventure, scholarly intrigue, and cutting wit found in Brown's remarkable thrillers featuring Robert Langdon. An explosive international suspense, Angels & Demons marks this hero's first adventure as it careens from enlightening epiphanies to dark truths as the battle between science and religion turns to war.

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Обложка книги Ancients Ancients

 Автор: Golemon David L


Eons before the birth of the Roman Empire, there was a civilization dedicated to the sciences of earth, sea, and sky. In the City of Light lived people who made dark plans to lay waste to their uncivilized neighbors using the very power of the planet itself. As the great science of their time was brought to bear on the invading hordes, hell was set loose on Earth. And the civilization of Atlantis disappeared in a suicidal storm of fire and water…Now history threatens to repeat itself. The great weapon of the Ancients has been discovered in the South Pacific, and it is being deciphered by men of hatred who want to unleash hell on Earth once again. This time, it’s up to the Major Jack Collins and the Event Group—comprised of the nation’s most brilliant minds in the fields of science, philosophy, and the military to find the truth behind the world’s greatest unsolved myths—to end the cycle of destruction. Meanwhile, the seas rise, the earth cracks, and entire cities crumble to dust as the evil plan mapped out thousands of years before begins to take shape.

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Обложка книги Asesinato en Belleville Asesinato en Belleville

 Автор: Black Cara


La tensión crece en el barrio obrero de Belleville cuando se intensifica una huelga de hambre en protesta contra las estrictas leyes de inmigración. Aimée Leduc se salva por los pelos de morir en un atentado con coche bomba mientras persigue a terroristas entre nacionalistas argelinos y fundamentalistas islámicos que conforman una red clandestina norteafricana en París. Desde que Simenon escribiese las novelas de Maigret, nadie había hecho unas novelas policíacas tan parisinas como las de Cara Black; pasear por las calles de Belleville de la mano de Aimée Leduc te transportará a los rincones más recónditos de la Ciudad de la Luz.

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Обложка книги Asesinato en Montmartre Asesinato en Montmartre

 Автор: Black Cara


Al intentar salvar a una amiga de la niñez (ahora policía) de ser acusada de asesinato, Aimée se cruza en el camino de los personajes más curiosos de Montmartre: separatistas corsos radicales, gánsteres, los Servicios de Seguridad, prostitutas, descendientes de artistas y otros bohemios… Identificar al verdadero asesino acerca a Aimée a la resolución del misterio que rodea la muerte de su propio padre, unos años antes, en una explosión en la plaza Vendôme, una muerte que todavía acecha sus pensamientos. No descansará hasta que descubra quién fue el responsable.

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Обложка книги Aurora boreal Aurora boreal

 Автор: Larsson Åsa


Aurora boreal fue galardonada con el Premio a la Mejor Primera Novela Negra por la Asociación Sueca de Escritores de Novela Negra, y Det blod spillts, la segunda entrega de la serie, con el Premio a la Mejor Novela Negra Sueca.

El cuerpo de Victor Strandgard, el predicador más famoso de Suecia, yace mutilado en una remota iglesia en Kiruna, una ciudad del norte sumergida en la eterna noche polar. La herman de la víctima ha encontrado el cadáver, y la sospecha se cierne sobre ella. Desesperada, pide ayuda a su amiga de infancia, la abogada Rebecka Martinsson, que actualmente vive en Estocolmo y que regresa a su ciudad natal dispuesta a averiguar quién es el verdadero culpable. Durante la investigación sólo cuenta con la complicidad de Anna-Maria Mella, una inteligente y peculiar policía embarazada. En Kiruna mucha gente parece tener algo que ocultar, y la nieve no tardará en teñirse de sangre.

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Обложка книги A fear of dark water A fear of dark water

 Автор: Russell Craig

 Серия: Jan Fabel

Обложка книги All Mortal Flesh All Mortal Flesh

 Автор: Spencer-Fleming Julia


One horrible murder. Two people destined for love or tragedy. Emotions explode in the novel Julia Spencer-Fleming's readers have been clamoring for.

Police Chief Russ Van Alstyne's first encounter with Clare Fergusson was in the hospital emergency room on a freezing December night. A newborn infant had been abandoned on the town's Episcopal church steps. If Russ had known that the church had a new priest, he certainly would never have guessed that it would be a woman. Not a woman like Clare. That night in the hospital was the beginning of an attraction so fierce, so forbidden, that the only thing that could keep them safe from compromising their every belief was distance--but in a small town like Millers Kill, distance is hard to find.

Russ Van Alstyne figures his wife kicking him out of their house is nobody's business but his own. Until a neighbor pays a friendly visit to Linda Van Alstyne and finds the woman's body, gruesomely butchered, on the kitchen floor. To the state police, it's an open-and-shut case of a disaffected husband, silencing first his wife, then the murder investigation he controls. To the townspeople, it's proof that the whispered gossip about the police chief and the priest was true. To the powers-that-be in the church hierarchy, it's a chance to control their wayward cleric once and for all.

Obsession. Lies. Nothing is as it seems in Millers Kill, where betrayal twists old friendships and evil waits inside quaint white clapboard farmhouses.

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Обложка книги A Killer’s Kiss A Killer’s Kiss

 Автор: Lashner William


There’s nothing easier than falling in love with an old girlfriend. That’s what Philly lawyer Victor Carl finds out when he hooks up again with a femme fatale who’s definitely bad for his health.

In the middle of the night, a knock on Victor’s door can only mean trouble. Two cops invite themselves in, asking where Victor has been. They also ask him about a doctor named Wren Davis. Victor sends them packing. As soon as they leave, a beautiful woman steps out of Victor’s bedroom, a towel around her naked body. “Who was that?” she asks. “The cops,” says Victor. “What did they want?” she asks. “To tell me that your husband is dead.”

Her name is Julia. She's ridiculously lovely. Women like her date athletes and marry tycoons. They don’t hang out with second-rate lawyers on the edge of insolvency. But back in the day, Julia had agreed to marry Victor Carl. Then she deserted him, running off to marry a doctor. Now she’s back and she’s trouble with a capital T. Her husband has been murdered, Julia’s incriminated, and there are big bucks at stake. Naturally, Victor is on the case

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Обложка книги Adwokat Adwokat

 Автор: Connelly Michael


Mickey Haller, tytułowy “Lincoln Lawyer”, to adwokat, którego biuro mieści się głównie na tylnym siedzeniu jednego z jego czterech samochodów marki Lincoln. Prawnik, który przemieszcza się między oddalonymi od siebie wydziałami sądu w Los Angeles, podejmuje się obrony klientów różnego pokroju. Są wśród nich pijani kierowcy, recydywiści, dilerzy narkotyków… Dla Hallera prawo jest rzadko kwestią winy i niewinności – to tylko negocjacje i manipulacja. Jedynie w wyjątkowych sytuacjach w grę wchodzi sprawiedliwość.

Playboy z Beverly Hills, aresztowany za zaatakowanie poznanej w barze kobiety, wybiera sobie na obrońcę Hallera i Mickey po raz pierwszy od wielu lat zdobywa zamożnego klienta, marzenie każdego adwokata. Początkowo Hallerowi sprawa wydaje się najprostszą, z jaką miał do czynienia w swojej karierze. Kiedy jednak bliska mu osoba zostaje zamordowana, Mickey odkrywa, że właśnie zetknął się ze złem w najczystszej postaci, złem czystym jak płomień. By ratować własne życie, musi zaufać instynktowi i użyć wszelkiej znanej mu taktyki.

The Lincoln Lawyer miał premierę w Stanach Zjednoczonych i w Kanadzie 3 października 2005r. Nieco później książka doczekała się edycji w Wielkiej Brytanii, Irlandii, Australii oraz Nowej Zelandii.

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Обложка книги ADN ADN

 Автор: Cook Robin


En el hospital más grande de Nueva York tiene lugar una serie de muertes, ante los ojos de la doctora encargada de las autopsias, inexplicables. El único punto en común entre los pacientes muertos -todos gozaban de muy buena salud- es que pertenecían al mismo seguro médico. Es la primera pista de una terrible historia en la que medicina, adelantos científicos y negocios se enfrentan en una trama de gran suspense…

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Обложка книги A Duty to the Dead A Duty to the Dead

 Автор: Todd Charles


From the brilliantly imaginative New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd comes an unforgettable new character in an exceptional new series

England, 1916. Independent-minded Bess Crawford's upbringing is far different from that of the usual upper-middle-class British gentlewoman. Growing up in India, she learned the importance of responsibility, honor, and duty from her officer father. At the outbreak of World War I, she followed in his footsteps and volunteered for the nursing corps, serving from the battlefields of France to the doomed hospital ship Britannic.

On one voyage, Bess grows fond of the young, gravely wounded Lieutenant Arthur Graham. Something rests heavily on his conscience, and to give him a little peace as he dies, she promises to deliver a message to his brother. It is some months before she can carry out this duty, and when she's next in England, she herself is recovering from a wound.

When Bess arrives at the Graham house in Kent, Jonathan Graham listens to his brother's last wishes with surprising indifference. Neither his mother nor his brother Timothy seems to think it has any significance. Unsettled by this, Bess is about to take her leave when sudden tragedy envelops her. She quickly discovers that fulfilling this duty to the dead has thrust her into a maelstrom of intrigue and murder that will endanger her own life and test her courage as not even war has.

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Обложка книги A Certain Justice A Certain Justice

 Автор: Lescroart John T


When a bar crowd turns into a murderous, racist mob, Kevin Shea tries to do the right thing. He fails, and an innocent black lawyer is lynched. The next day, TV pictures show Shea apparently trying to hang the lawyer and Shea suddenly finds himself a hunted, hated man.

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Обложка книги At The City's Edge At The City's Edge

 Автор: Sakey Marcus


Jason Palmer loved being a soldier. But after returning home from Iraq with an “other than honorable” discharge, he’s finding rebuilding his life the toughest battle yet. Elena Cruz is a talented cop, the first woman to make Chicago ’s prestigious Gang Intelligence Unit. She’s ready for anything the job can throw at her. Until Jason’s brother, a prominent community activist, is murdered in front of his own son. Now, stalked by brutal men with a shadowy agenda, Jason and Elena must unravel a conspiracy stretching from the darkest alleys of the ghetto to the manicured lawns of the city’s power brokers. In a world where corruption and violence are simply the cost of doing business, two damaged people are all that stand between an innocent child – and the killers who will stop at nothing to find him.

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Обложка книги A Plague of Secrets A Plague of Secrets

 Автор: Lescroart John


The first victim is Dylan Vogler, a charming ex-convict who manages the Bay Beans West coffee shop in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district. When his body is found, inspectors discover that his knapsack is filled with high-grade marijuana. It soon becomes clear that San Francisco's A-list flocked to Bay Beans West not only for their caffeine fix.

But how much did Maya Townshend – the beautiful socialite niece of the city's mayor, and the absentee owner of the shop – know about what was going on inside her business? And how intimate had she really been with Dylan, her old college friend?

As another of Maya's acquaintances falls victim to murder, and as the names of the dead men's celebrity, political, and even law-enforcement customers come to light, tabloid-fueled controversy takes the investigation into the realms of conspiracy and cover-up. Prosecutors close in on Maya, who has a deep secret of her own – a secret she needs to protect at all costs during her very public trial, where not only her future but the entire political landscape of San Francisco hangs in the balance, hostage to an explosive secret that Dismas Hardy is privilegebound to protect.

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Обложка книги Above Suspicion Above Suspicion

 Автор: La Plante Lynda

 Серия: Anna Travis


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Обложка книги A Crown of Lights A Crown of Lights

 Автор: Rickman Phil

 Серия: Merrily Watkins

Обложка книги Against a Dark Background Against a Dark Background

 Автор: Banks Iain M


She came from one of the more disreputable aristocratic families.

Sharrow was once the leader of a personality-attuned combat team in one of the sporadic little commercial wars in the civilization based around the planet Golter. On an island with a glass shore – relic of some even more ancient conflict – she discovers she is to be hunted by the Huhsz, a religious cult which believes she is the last obstacle before their faith's apotheosis. She has to run, knowing her only hope of finally escaping the Huhsz is to find the last of the ancient, apocalyptically powerful but seemingly cursed Lazy Guns. But that is just the first as well as the final step on a search that takes her on an odyssey through the exotic Golterian system and results in both a trail of destruction and a journey into her own past, as well as that of her family and the system itself;

a journey that changes everything.

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Обложка книги A Line in the Sand A Line in the Sand

 Автор: Seymour Gerald

Обложка книги AMPED AMPED

 Автор: Richards Douglas E

 Серия: wired

Обложка книги At Risk At Risk

 Автор: Cornwell Patricia

 Серия: Winston Garano


A Massachusetts state investigator is called home from Knoxville, Tennessee, where he is completing a course at the National Forensic Academy. His boss, the district attorney, attractive but hard-charging, is planning to run for governor, and as a showcase she's planning to use a new crime initiative called At Risk-its motto: "Any crime, any time." In particular, she's been looking for a way to employ cutting-edge DNA technology, and she thinks she's found the perfect subject in an unsolved twenty-year-old murder-in Tennessee. If her office solves the case, it ought to make them all look pretty good, right?

Her investigator is not so sure-not sure about anything to do with this woman, really-but before he can open his mouth, a shocking piece of violence intervenes, an act that shakes up not only both their lives but the lives of everyone around them. It's not a random event. Is it personal? Is it professional? Whatever it is, the implications are very, very bad indeed… and they're about to get much worse.

Sparks fly, traps spring, twists abound-this is the master working at the top of her game.

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Обложка книги Attack of the Seawolf Attack of the Seawolf

 Автор: DiMercurio Michael

 Серия: Michael Pacino


One of our subs was missing

The nightmare fear of the U.S. had come true. One of our finest submarines, the U.S.S. Tampa, on a top-secret spying mission, had fallen into Chinese Communist hands. The Communists, fighting for survival in a savage civil war, now held not only the sub, the crew, and gutsy Commander Sean Murphy hostage, but U.S. power and prestige as well.

America had one last desperate card to play. The most advanced submarine in the world, the still untried U.S.S. Seawolf, under the command of maverick daredevil Captain Michael "Patch" Pacino. The Seawolf had to steal back the Tampa from where it lay guarded by the entire Chinese fleet armed to the teeth with technology from the bankrupt Russians.

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Обложка книги Attack on the Queen Attack on the Queen

 Автор: Henrick Richard P


It is the dawn of a new era of peace and global cooperation. For the first time ever, the leader of the People's Republic of China has agreed to join the President of the United States and the heads of the most powerful nations on Earth at the upcoming G-7 summit to be held in the mid Atlantic aboard the most majestic ocean liner afloat: the Queen Elizabeth II. But there are others who view the momentous gathering as a betrayal of monumental proportions. A group of ultra-nationalist Chinese terrorists, concerned the summit will make their Asian homeland a pawn of the Western imperialist powers, has hijacked the Han-class nuclear submarine Lijiang and set a course to intercept the Queen in the North Atlantic. Meanwhile, another group of terrorists has infiltrated the ship and at its most hopeful moment strikes quickly and efficiently, gaining possession of the codes to China's awesome nuclear arsenal. In a terrifying instant, a small, deadly group of fanatics has taken control of the ship and the summit. And now they hold the world and its leaders hostage.

With a planet on the brink of the Apocalypse and a guardian American sub under attack from a fierce and powerful underwater aggressor, the future has suddenly been placed in the hands of two American brothers working in the service of their country: Special Agent Vincent Kellogg of the Secret Service, standing courageously at the side of his captive Commander-in-Chief, and the BATF's, Thomas Kellogg investigating the threat to the summit stateside-one already directly in harm's way, the other racing relentlessly toward it. Rescue may be impossible, but the alternative is unthinkable. Because failure will mean the end of everything.

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Обложка книги Arctic Fire Arctic Fire

 Автор: Frey Stephen

 Серия: Red Cell Seven


Troy Jensen could do it all: he conquered the Seven Summits, sailed solo around the world twice, and even fought a bull in a Mexican slum on a dare. So when word comes that a rogue wave has swept Troy off a crab fishing boat in the Bering Sea and into a watery grave, his brother, Jack, doesn’t buy it.

Against his better judgment, Jack decides to quit his job as a Wall Street trader and head to Dutch Harbor, Alaska, to investigate. Minutes after revealing his plan in his father’s New York City office, Jack is nearly run down in the street. He doesn’t think much of it at the time, but as he digs deeper into Troy’s disappearance, Jack unearths information about RED-CELL-SEVEN (RCS), a super-secret American intelligence group that has operated for forty years in almost total secrecy and with complete impunity — and its leaders intend to keep it that way at any cost.

An adrenaline-pumping tale of one man’s descent into a hellish underworld populated by terrorists, assassins, and very bad “good guys,” Arctic Fire explores the disturbing difference between doing what is good and doing what is right when it comes to protecting America from her greatest enemies.

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Обложка книги Absolute Risk Absolute Risk

 Автор: Gore Steven

 Серия: , Graham Gage


A terrorist bombing in Asia… A dead FBI agent in Marseilles… Bank accounts linked to a genius finance professor in Boston…

Can investigator Graham Gage make the connection before his world collapses?

Days after failing to arrive for a secret meeting with the Federal Reserve chairman, FBI agent Michael Hennessy’s body is found at the base of a cliff. But was it suicide or murder? A call from the chairman sends Gage hunting for the truth.

As a desperately ill U.S. president prepares to hand over power to his vice president—a man in the thrall of religious extremists—Gage follows a trail of deceit and terror to a conspiracy that threatens to plummet the world into chaos. But for Gage, there is even more at stake. His wife is trapped between an uprising in Central China and the ruthless Chinese government. And unless Gage exposes the greatest treachery of our age before the clock counts down, Faith will die….

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Обложка книги Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

 Автор: Bowden Oliver

 Серия:


'I will journey to the black heart of a corrupt Empire to root out my foes. But Rome wasn't built in a day and it won't be restored by a lone assassin. I am Ezio Auditore da Firenze. This is my brotherhood.'Rome, once mighty, lies in ruins. The city swarms with suffering and degradation, her citizens living in the shadow of the ruthless Borgia family. Only one man can free the people from the Borgia tyranny - Ezio Auditore, the Master Assassin.Ezio's quest will test him to his limits. Cesare Borgia, a man more villainous and dangerous than his father the Pope, will not rest until he has conquered Italy. And in such treacherous times, conspiracy is everywhere, even within the ranks of the brotherhood itself…

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Обложка книги Assassin's Creed: Renaissance Assassin's Creed: Renaissance

 Автор: Bowden Oliver

 Серия:


'I will seek Vengeance upon those who betrayed my family. I am Ezio Auditore da Firenze. I am an Assassin…'Betrayed by the ruling families of Italy, a young man embarks upon an epic quest for vengeance. To eradicate corruption and restore his family's honour, he will learn the art of the assassins.Along the way, Ezio will call upon the wisdom of such great minds as Leonardo Da Vinci and Niccolo Machiavelli - knowing that survival is bound to the skills by which he must live.To his allies, he will become a force for change - fighting for freedom and justice. To his enemies, he will become a threat dedicated to the destruction of the tyrants abusing the people of Italy.So begins an epic story of power, revenge and conspiracy.TRUTH WILL BE WRITTEN IN BLOOD

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Обложка книги Asesinato suicida Asesinato suicida

 Автор: Ablow Keith


John Snow es un brillante inventor que trabaja en la indistria aeronáutica; tiene dinero, familia, e incluso una amante que no le da problemas. Pero sufre una enfermedad rara y terrible: una extraña forma de epilepsia que afecta su cerebro. La única posibilidad de curarse pasa por someterse a cirugía, pero el precio que ha de pagar es muy alto y a cambio de su salud perderá la memoria, el recuerdo de los suyos y el acceso a sus secretos. Cuando toma por fin la decisión de operarse, aparece asesinado de un disparo. El psiquiatra forense Frannk Clevenger deberá ahondar en la mente de Snow para atrapar descubrir si este se suicidó o bien fue asesinado.

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Обложка книги A Killer Like Me A Killer Like Me

 Автор: Hustmyre Chuck

Обложка книги Alex Wales: Promise Alex Wales: Promise

 Автор: Sfetsos Yolanda


Things aren't always as they seem.

After Alex Wales crash lands on a planet that doesn't even show up on her navigational map and her ship is damaged, all she wants to do is get help and leave the planet as soon as she can. She's got something to deliver and time is running out. Instead, she stumbles onto a very alluring man who takes her to his village-a seemingly utopian society led by a Priestess.

Stuck on this planet with no way of getting off, Alex finds herself drawn to the alluring Damon. But when locals start turning up dead after being mauled and eaten by some sort of monster, she's thrust into the middle of the investigation.

As the layers of the mystery slowly unravel, Alex and Damon find themselves facing their pasts, and the many lies woven around the planet of Eden.

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Обложка книги Atlántida Atlántida

 Автор: Negrete Javier


Gabriel Espada, un cínico buscavidas sin oficio ni beneficio, quizá el más improbable de los héroes, tiene ante sí una misión: descubrir el secreto de la Atlántida.

La joven geóloga Iris Gudrundóttir intuye que se avecina una erupción en cadena de los principales volcanes de la Tierra y confiesa sus temores a Gabriel. Para evitar esta catástrofe, que podría provocar una nueva Edad de Hielo, Gabriel tendrá que bucear en el pasado. El hundimiento de la Atlántida le ofrecerá la clave para comprender el comportamiento anómalo del planeta.

Una mezcla explosiva de ciencia y arqueología y, sobre todo, aventura en estado puro.

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Обложка книги Arena en los zapatos Arena en los zapatos

 Автор: Sasturain Juan


Arena en los zapatos, novela ejemplar en la que Etchenike advierte algunos de los beneficios del caos o, para decirlo con moderación, del desorden, es una novela asombrosa. Bajo el peso y el paso del “veterano”, la gran ciudad esta vez se disuelve, se retira hacia confines de mar, una playa sola al filo del otoño donde todo parece convertirse en otra cosa manipulada por el tiempo. Entre otras, en una ficción que juega con los tableros de la memoria y la sospecha simultáneamente. Esto, claro, juega a favor del hombre que cada día debe luchar a puño limpio con el desánimo para restablecer un sistema de prioridades que el narrador nunca pierde de vista. Publicada por primera vez a fines de los ochenta, Arena en los zapatos ha adquirido un nuevo sabor, mejorado con los años, como un buen vino. A su genial y demorada intriga, a su ritmo exacto, debe agregársele la perspectiva y el tamaño que el personaje de Sasturain tomó: leyenda invulnerable, genio y figura de un argentino de bien obligado generalmente a mantenerse al margen de la ley. Una obra maestra.

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Обложка книги A Quiet Vendetta A Quiet Vendetta

 Автор: Ellory R J


When Catherine Ducane disappears in the heart of New Orleans, the local cops react qui ckly because she's the daughter of the Governor of Louisiana. Then her body guard is found mutilated in the trunk of a vintage car. When her kidnapper calls he doesn't want money, he wants time alone with a minor functionary f rom a Washington-based organized crime task force. Ray Hartmann puzzles ove r why he has been summoned and why the mysterious kidnapper, an elderly Cub an named Ernesto Perez, wants to tell him his life story. It's only when he realizes that Ernesto has been a brutal hitman for the Mob since the 1950s that things start to come together. But by the time the pieces fall into place, it's already too late.

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Обложка книги Assassin Assassin

 Автор: Cain Tom

 Серия: Samuel Carver


When a people-trafficker bites the dust in Dubai, and a gangland money-launderer has a fatal car accident in San Francisco, both deaths bear the hallmarks of a Sam Carver 'accident'. But Carver is no longer supposed to be in the game. He'd sworn to leave that life behind. So his old contacts at MI6 want to know why Carver has gone off the reservation. Who is paying him? And who will be his next target? Someone is setting Carver up, framing him for crimes he didn't commit – a copycat killer, motivated by revenge. He wants to crush Carver, and then to beat him at his own game by hitting the world's most prominent target, the new President of the United States. Now Sam Carver will have to use all his cunning and tradecraft to track and stop this deadly opponent. Alone and on the run, he fights to clear his name. But first he must stop a fatal shot that will be heard around the world.

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Обложки нет A Is For Alibi

 Автор: Grafton Sue


"'Skilful and ingenious' Irish Times; 'I love Sue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone novels… you are never disappointed' Guardian; 'Will keep you awake until the last page has been turned' Daily Mail"

'My name is Kinsey Millhone. I'm a private investigator, licensed by the state of California. I'm thirty-two years old, twice divorced, no kids. The day before yesterday I killed someone and the fact weighs heavily on my mind…' When Laurence Fife was murdered, few cared. A slick divorce attorney with a reputation for ruthlessness, Fife was also rumoured to be a slippery ladies' man. Plenty of people in the picturesque Southern California town of Santa Teresa had reason to want him dead including, thought the cops, his young and beautiful wife, Nikki. With motive, access and opportunity, Nikki was their number one suspect and the Jury thought so too. Eight years later and out on parole, Nikki Fife hires Kinsey Millhone to find out who really killed her husband. But the trail has gone cold and there is a chilling twist even Kinsey didn't expect…"Skilful and ingenious". – "Irish Times". "I love Sue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone novels…you are never disappointed." – "Guardian". "Will keep you awake until the last page has been turned" – "Daily Mail".

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Обложки нет Animal Instincts

 Автор: Showalter Gena


Unleashing your inner tigress isn't easy when you're a doormat by nature! Still, after escaping a wretched marriage to a cheating SOB, Dallas party planner Naomi Delacroix isn't about to let another man sweet-talk her into sheathing her protective claws. Not even hunky millionaire Royce Powell, who's hired her to arrange his mother's surprise party. Even if he does make her purr like a kitten with one heated glance…

Royce claims he's been in love with her ever since she threw a party for one of his friends a year ago. But if that's true, why is this incredibly eligible CEO currently taking applications for a wife? Despite herself, Naomi is tempted to fill one out. But can her inner tigress believe a man might change his stripes?

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Обложка книги A Cold Heart A Cold Heart

 Автор: Kellerman Jonathan


Juliet Kipper, a gifted painter, is strangled in the LA gallery where her first solo show has opened to critical acclaim, and Milo Sturgis takes on the murder investigation as a favour to an old friend. He consults Alex Delaware, who, researching parallels with other deaths, looks for artists killed when on the verge of a breakthrough or comeback. And he finds two others. A few weeks earlier, blues player Edgar Michael 'Baby Boy' Lee was stabbed just after finishing his set at The Snakepit. The remains of China Maranga, a punk singer, were found by the Hollywood sign a month after her disappearance three years ago. And Alex discovers both were clients of Robin Castagna, his ex-lover. The investigation points to a gruesome, sadistic pattern of death, taking Milo and Alex into the dark side of the art world, and Robin into terrible danger.

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Обложка книги Ambrose Bierce y la Reina de Picas Ambrose Bierce y la Reina de Picas

 Автор: Hall Oakley


Ambrose Bierce y la Reina de Picas: San Francisco, finales de la década de 1880. Un joven auxiliar de imprenta y aspirante a reportero, Tom Redmond, se une al temido escritor y editor del semanario satírico The Hornet, Ambrose Bierce, para investigar una serie de brutales asesinatos de prostitutas cometidos en un barrio de la emergente ciudad. El asesino, conocido como el Destripador de Morton Street, deja siempre un naipe del palo de picas sobre los cuerpos desnudos de sus víctimas. Las conjeturas iniciales, así como las pruebas practicadas, apuntan a que tras la salvaje cacería podría estar una poderosa familia de nuevos ricos de dudosa integridad aliada con los inmorales y a menudo violentos propietarios del monopolio del ferrocarril. Para Tom Redmond, que teme por la vida de la joven por la que se siente atraído, resolver el misterio es de importancia capital, para «el amargo» Bierce es sólo una nueva oportunidad para alimentar su guerra particular contra los magnates de la minería y de la todopoderosa Southern Pacific Railroad y sus políticos títeres. Ambrose Bierce y la Reina de Picas es tanto una narración de ambientación histórica como una apasionante novela de misterio, el retrato que realiza Oakley Hall -autor de la novela de culto llevada al cine Warlock (1958) y especialista en la historia del Oeste americano- dando vida al genial escritor norteamericano Ambrose Bierce resulta impecable. En esta novela Hall va más allá de la habitual recreación literaria a partir de determinados hechos reales y nos ofrece una subyugante y peculiar historia policiaca, en la que cada capítulo se abre con una corrosiva definición tomada de El Diccionario del Diablo, la patibularia y desternillante recopilación de aforismos de Ambrose Bierce.

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