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Обложка книги Murder down under Murder down under

 Автор: Upfield Arthur W

 Серия: Bony

Обложка книги Murder Must Wait Murder Must Wait

 Автор: Upfield Arthur W

 Серия: Bony

Обложка книги Man of Two Tribes Man of Two Tribes

 Автор: Upfield Arthur W

 Серия: Bony

Обложка книги Murder on the Links Murder on the Links

 Автор: Christie Agatha

 Серия: Hercule Poirot

Обложка книги Mord auf dem Golfplatz Mord auf dem Golfplatz

 Автор: Christie Agatha

 Серия: Ein Hercule Poirot Krimi


Titel des englischen Originals; Murder on the Links.

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Обложка книги Make No Bones Make No Bones

 Автор: Elkins Aaron

 Серия: Gideon Oliver

Обложка книги Miss Pym Disposes Miss Pym Disposes

 Автор: Tey Josephine


Leys Physical Training College was famous for its excellent discipline and Miss Lucy Pym was pleased and flattered to be invited to give a psychology lecture there. But she had to admit that the health and vibrant beauty of the students made her feel just a little inadequate.Then there was a nasty accident — and suddenly Miss Pym was forced to apply her agile intellect to the unpleasant fact that among all those impressively healthy bodies someone had a very sick mind…

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Обложка книги Murder on the Brighton express Murder on the Brighton express

 Автор: Marston Edward

 Серия: Inspector Robert Colbeck

Обложка книги Murder at the Villa Byzantine Murder at the Villa Byzantine

 Автор: Raichev R T

 Серия: Country house mystery

Обложка книги Mrs. Pargeter's pound of flesh Mrs. Pargeter's pound of flesh

 Автор: Brett Simon

 Серия: Mrs. Pargeter

Обложка книги Murder on the Orient Express Murder on the Orient Express

 Автор: Christie Agatha

 Серия: , Hercule Poirot

Обложка книги Murder of Gonzago Murder of Gonzago

 Автор: Raichev RT

 Серия: Country house crime

Обложка книги Murder in Mesopotamia Murder in Mesopotamia

 Автор: Christie Agatha

 Серия: Hercule Poirot

Обложки нет Murdo en la Orienta ekspreso

 Автор: Christie Agatha


1.0 - создание файла

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Обложка книги Murder in the Grand Manor Murder in the Grand Manor

 Автор: Hoke Tom

Обложка книги Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

 Автор: Doyle Arthur Conan


The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes are overshadowed by the event with which they close—the meeting of the great detective and Moriarty, the Napoleon of Crime. Their struggle, seemingly to the death, was to leave many readers desolate at the loss of Holmes, but was also to lead to his immortality as a literary figure.

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Обложки нет Monsieur Lecoq

 Автор: Gaboriau Émile


Le précurseur, français, de Sherlock Holmes…

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Обложка книги Murder Must Advertise Murder Must Advertise

 Автор: Sayers Dorothy L


Victor Dean falls to his death on the stairs of Pym's Advertising Agency, and no one is sorry. That is until Lord Peter Wimsey joins the firm and asks some awkward questions. Finding himself involved in a web of blackmail and drugs, more must die before the sinister plot can be unravelled.

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Обложка книги Murder In The Queen's armes Murder In The Queen's armes

 Автор: Elkins Aaron

 Серия: Gideon Oliver

Обложка книги Miss Silver Deals With Death Miss Silver Deals With Death

 Автор: Wentworth Patricia


A chance encounter restores Giles Armitage to his fiancee, but the shipwreck has left him with amnesia, and their happiness is threatened by Carola Roland. So when Carola is murdered, Giles is the chief suspect and it takes all Miss Silver's ingenuity to unravel the real significance of the crime.

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Обложка книги Moriarty Moriarty

 Автор: Horowitz Anthony

 Серия: , Sherlock Holmes


The game is once again afoot in this thrilling mystery from the bestselling author of The House of Silk, sanctioned by the Conan Doyle estate, which explores what really happened when Sherlock Holmes and his arch nemesis Professor Moriarty tumbled to their doom at the Reichenbach Falls.

Internationally bestselling author Anthony Horowitz’s nail-biting new novel plunges us back into the dark and complex world of detective Sherlock Holmes and Moriarty — dubbed the Napoleon of crime” by Holmes — in the aftermath of their fateful struggle at the Reichenbach Falls.

Days after the encounter at the Swiss waterfall, Pinkerton detective agent Frederick Chase arrives in Europe from New York. Moriarty’s death has left an immediate, poisonous vacuum in the criminal underworld, and there is no shortage of candidates to take his place — including one particularly fiendish criminal mastermind.

Chase and Scotland Yard Inspector Athelney Jones, a devoted student of Holmes’s methods of investigation and deduction originally introduced by Conan Doyle in “The Sign of Four”, must forge a path through the darkest corners of England’s capital — from the elegant squares of Mayfair to the shadowy wharfs and alleyways of the London Docks — in pursuit of this sinister figure, a man much feared but seldom seen, who is determined to stake his claim as Moriarty’s successor.

A riveting, deeply atmospheric tale of murder and menace from one of the only writers to earn the seal of approval from Conan Doyle’s estate, Moriarty breathes life into Holmes’s dark and fascinating world.

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Обложка книги Murder Is No Joke Murder Is No Joke

 Автор: Stout Rex

 Серия: Nero Wolfe


"Murder Is No Joke,” a workaday whodunit in a couturier’s salon, is a sample, par excellence, of the master’s inimitable ability to relate the unrelated — put the round peg in the square hole, so to speak — and nail two killings on one murderer.

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Обложка книги Monday the Rabbi Took Off Monday the Rabbi Took Off

 Автор: Kemelman Harry


Monday takes Rabbi David Small on a private exodus to Israel for a much needed rest. But as usual, trouble follows the Rabbi. While his congregation at home is busy plotting his dismissal, the Rabbi is up against the Wall in an international incident involving a young American student, Israeli intelligence, and a group of Arab terrorists with murder on their minds...

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Обложка книги Mīļais nesteidzies Mīļais nesteidzies

 Автор: RULIS RS


Gunārs Cīrulis

Mīļais nesteidzies

Romāns

Romāna galvenie varoņi ~ milicijas darbinieki — parādīti sarežģīta un neikdienišķa nozieguma atklāšanas procesā.

Noziegumā iejaukta jaunieša Jara Vaivara liktenis neparedzēti un traģiski saistās ar iekšlietu orgānu darbinieku likteņiem. Viņam grib palīdzēt, bet kā to izdarīt? Kā rīkosies viņš pats?

RĪGA «LiESMA» 1982

Recenzenti: Ēvalds Strods un milicijas ģenerālmajors, juridisko zinātņu doktors Anrijs Kavalieris

Mākslinieks Gunārs Kļava

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Обложка книги Misery Bay Misery Bay

 Автор: Hamilton Steve

 Серия: Alex McKnight

Обложка книги Medusa Medusa

 Автор: Dibdin Michael

 Серия: Aurelio Zen

Обложка книги Murder in Mykonos Murder in Mykonos

 Автор: Siger Jeffrey

 Серия: Andreas Kaldis

Обложки нет Maximilien Heller

 Автор: Cauvain Henry


"Le roman populaire a donné naissance au roman policier, et cette transition s'opère sous nos yeux comme par magie, grâce à un auteur presque oublié, Henry Cauvain (1817 – 1899) et à son merveilleux roman Maximilien Heller. Ce récit est excellent, entre autres raisons, parce qu'il est relativement bref et ne s'encombre d'aucune intrigue amoureuse. Il comporte un criminel de génie, un crime en chambre close remarquablement expliqué compte tenu de l'époque, et un enquêteur résolument privé!On peut y faire des comparaisons amusantes. Heller aime les chats, comme Sherlock Holmes. Il prend de l'opium pour s'endormir – comme Holmes. Comme lui, il procède par déductions logiques. Il a un confident qui raconte l'histoire, et qui est médecin, comme le Watson de Holmes… Tout pourrait laisser croire que Cauvain, imbibé de Gaboriau, a également lu Conan Doyle et lui a emprunté personnages, techniques et détails! Or Maximilien Heller date de 1871, alors que la première aventure de Sherlock Holmes ne sera publiée que seize ans plus tard!"

Les aventures d'un détective amateur sur les traces de Sherlock Holmes: comme lui, il a une forte personnalité, une faculté de concentration intellectuelle extraordinaire qui souvent l'empêche de dormir: c'est pourquoi il prend de l'opium.

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Обложка книги Missing Joseph Missing Joseph

 Автор: George Elizabeth

 Серия: Inspector Lynley


Deborah and Simon St. James have taken a holiday in the winter landscape of Lancastershire, hoping to heal the growing rift in their marriage. But in the barren countryside awaits bleak news: The vicar of Wimslough, the man they had come to see, is dead—a victim of accidental poisoning. Unsatisfied with the inquest ruling and unsettled by the close association between the investigating constable and the woman who served the deadly meal, Simon calls in his old friend Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley. Together they uncover dark, complex relationships in this rural village, relationships that bring men and women together with a passion, with grief, or with the intention to kill. Peeling away layer after layer of personal history to reveal the torment of a fugitive spirit, Missing Joseph is award-winning author Elizabeth George's greatest achievement.

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Обложка книги Mark of Murder Mark of Murder

 Автор: Shannon Dell

 Серия: Lieutenant Luis Mendoza

Обложки нет Muerte en la Fenice

 Автор: Leon Donna


El renombrado director de orquesta Helmut Wellauer aparece muerto, envenenado con cianuro potásico, durante una representación de La Traviata en el célebre teatro veneciano de La Fenice. Hasta el comisario Guido Brunetti, acostumbrado a la laberíntica criminalidad de Venecia, se asombra de la cantidad de enemigos que el músico ha dejado en su camino a la cumbre. Pero, ¿cuántos tenían motivos suficientes para matarle?

Conocido y querido ya por miles de lectores, el comisario Brunetti, armado tan sólo con su paciencia y sagacidad, resuelve en esta sugerente novela policíaca su primer caso.

Brunetti es un héroe corriente, es decir, un antihéroe cuya vida es feliz en lo personal y crecientemente desgraciada en lo profesional. Un vago izquierdismo lo une con su esposa Paola y les lleva a compartir de vez en cuando reflexiones amargas sobre la corrupción, la burocracia.

Muerte en La Fenice fue galardonada en Japón con el prestigioso Premio Suntory a la mejor novela de intriga y convirtió en poco tiempo a Donna Leon en el gran boom de la novela policíaca en Europa. Un excelente comienzo.

«El verdadero encanto de esta serie reside en el carisma de Brunetti y su apasionada identificación con el alma de Venecia.»

The New York Times Book Review.

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Обложка книги Mind prey Mind prey

 Автор: Sandford John

 Серия: Lucas Davenport

Обложки нет Mortal Prey

 Автор: Sandford John

 Серия: Lucas Davenport

Обложка книги Mortal Allies Mortal Allies

 Автор: Haig Brian

 Серия: Sean Drummond

Обложка книги Murder Club Murder Club

 Автор: Pearson Mark


Detective Inspector Delaney is looking forward to spending Christmas with Kate Walker and his young daughter Siobhan, but the past always had a way of ruining Jack’s best-laid plans. And this holiday season is no different!

A year previously, Delaney was responsible for the arrest of Michael Robinson, a viciously violent rapist. Robinson always claimed he was set up by the police but before he could be brought to trial he was brutally attacked in prison and left for dead. He didn’t die, however, and a year later, out of hospital and fit for trial, he is pointing the finger squarely at Delaney for the assault that nearly killed him. And not only that — it looks like he has a case!

And everything is about to get a whole lot worse for the Detective Inspector when Robinson walks free from court.

There are new faces at White City — and with them come old crimes, old bones and old scores to settle!

It seems that Delaney is not the only one in West London with a past they’ll take any measures to hide. And as the body count starts to climb, it looks like Jack himself might be about to join the club.

The Murder Club!

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Обложка книги Mr. Kill Mr. Kill

 Автор: Limon Martin

 Серия: George Sueno and Ernie Bascom

Обложка книги Mr. Clarinet Mr. Clarinet

 Автор: Stone Nick

 Серия: Max Mingus

Обложка книги Murder Mile Murder Mile

 Автор: Black Tony

 Серия: DI Rob Brennan

Обложка книги Mahu Mahu

 Автор: Plakcy Neil S

 Серия: Mahu

Обложка книги Mahu Surfer Mahu Surfer

 Автор: Plakcy Neil S

 Серия: Mahu

Обложка книги Mahu Fire Mahu Fire

 Автор: Plakcy Neil S

 Серия: Mahu

Обложка книги Mahu Vice Mahu Vice

 Автор: Plakcy Neil S

 Серия: Mahu

Обложка книги Mind-Altering Murder Mind-Altering Murder

 Автор: Rabkin William

 Серия: Psych

Обложка книги Mirror Maze Mirror Maze

 Автор: Bayer William

 Серия: Janek

Обложка книги Murder on the Trans-Siberian Express Murder on the Trans-Siberian Express

 Автор: Kaminsky Stuart M

 Серия: Inspector Rostnikov

Обложка книги Man in the middle Man in the middle

 Автор: Haig Brian

 Серия: Sean Drummond

Обложка книги Men In Blue Men In Blue

 Автор: Griffin Web

 Серия: Badge of Honor

Обложка книги Maigret hezitas Maigret hezitas

 Автор: Simenon Georges

Обложка книги Mykonos After Midnight Mykonos After Midnight

 Автор: Siger Jeffrey

 Серия: Andreas Kaldis

Обложка книги Malice Malice

 Автор: Higashino Keigo

 Серия: Police Detective Kaga


“This smart and original mystery is a true page-turner… will baffle, surprise, and draw out suspicion until the final few pages. With each book, Higashino continues to elevate the modern mystery as an intense and inventive literary form.”

Library Journal (starred review)

“Fiendishly clever… Higashino offers one twist after another… Readers will marvel at the artful way the plot builds to the solution.”

Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Acclaimed bestselling novelist Kunihiko Hidaka is found brutally murdered in his home on the night before he’s planning to leave Japan and relocate to Vancouver. His body is found in his office, a locked room, within his locked house, by his wife and his best friend, both of whom have rock solid alibis. Or so it seems.

At the crime scene, Police Detective Kyochiro Kaga recognizes Hidaka’s best friend, Osamu Nonoguchi. Years ago when they were both teachers, they were colleagues at the same public school. Kaga went on to join the police force while Nonoguchi eventually left to become a full-time writer, though with not nearly the success of his friend Hidaka.

As Kaga investigates, he eventually uncovers evidence that indicates that the two writers’ relationship was very different that they claimed, that they were anything but best friends. But the question before Kaga isn’t necessarily who, or how, but why. In a brilliantly realized tale of cat and mouse, the detective and the killer battle over the truth of the past and how events that led to the murder really unfolded. And if Kaga isn’t able to uncover and prove why the murder was committed, then the truth may never come out.

Malice is one of the bestselling—the most acclaimed—novel in Keigo Higashino’s series featuring police detective Kyochiro Kaga, one of the most popular creations of the bestselling novelist in Asia.

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Обложка книги Morse’s Greatest Mystery and other stories Morse’s Greatest Mystery and other stories

 Автор: Dexter Colin


Morse had solved so many mysteries in his life. Was he now, he wondered, beginning to glimpse the solution to the greatest mystery of them all...?’

Why does a theft at Christmas lead Chief Inspector Morse to look upon the Festive Season with uncharacteristic goodwill? How can the discovery of a short story written by a beautiful Oxford graduate lead Morse to her murderer? And what happens when Morse himself falls victim to a brilliantly executed crime?

Published together for the first time are ten dazzling short stories by Colin Dexter, including two new mysteries written especially for this anthology. The collection features five ingenious cases for Inspector Morse and five other stories which take us from a cell in Oxford Prison to Sherlock Holmes’ drawing room at 221B Baker Street... and on to a chance encounter with another famous detective in the canteen at Kidlington Police HQ... The final story opens as Morse awaits the arrival of his sergeant in Room 231 of the Randolph Hotel, where once again he must confront a sudden, terrible death.

Tantalizingly plotted and tautly told, each story in this volume is a mini-masterpiece of detective fiction: beguiling, surprising, and totally absorbing.

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Обложка книги Ménage tes méninges Ménage tes méninges

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


L'histoire qui est racontée ici est rigoureusement vraie. Je n'y ai pas changé une virgule.

J'ai seulement modifié les événements, déformé les faits, interverti les situations, débaptisé les personnages et déplacé l'action.

J'ai également pris des libertés avec le lecteur, le vocabulaire de l'affabulation.

Oui, j'ai fait tout cela.

Mais, parole d'homme, je n'ai pas changé une virgule à l'histoire.

J'aurais peut-être dû… Ça aurait évité à Béru et au beau San-Antonio de se trouver dans la situation la plus effarante de leur brillante carrière. Et comme dit ce grand intellectuel de Bérurier : MÉNAGE TES MENINGES, gars, et prépare tes mécaniques.

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Обложка книги Ma langue au Chah Ma langue au Chah

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Pour tout vous dire, je rêvais depuis longtemps d'aller en Iran… Mais pas dans ces conditions !

Au XXe siècle, être obligé de se battre au sabre, c'est surprenant, non ? Mais, croyez-moi, votre San-Antonio se révèle vite un as de cette discipline et les sbires qui se sont frottés à lui, s'ils n'étaient pas déjà des eunuques, ne sont pas près de mettre Casanova en péril.

Quant à Bérurier au pays des mille et une nuits (des mille et un z'ennuis, plutôt), c'est pas racontable en page 4 de couverture.

Sachez qu'il y a plusieurs façons de donner sa langue au chat… La donner au Chah n'est pas la plus facile, vous allez voir !

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Обложка книги Mets ton doigt où j'ai mon doigt Mets ton doigt où j'ai mon doigt

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Quand une polka te demande de mettre ton doigt où elle a son doigt, vas-y, mon Nestor, car il vaut toujours mieux reconnaître le parcours avant la course.

Mais quand c'est un ancien pote de la communale qui te balance cette vanne, alors prends tes cliques sous un bras, tes claques sous l'autre, et taille-toi sans en écouter davantage.

Tu vois, le tartant, dans notre job, c'est de le prendre au sérieux.

De vouloir faire comme si on avait de l'honneur. A force de jouer à ce jeu de c… tu finis par en contracter, de l'honneur.

Et alors là… Alors, là, fiston, t'es promis à toutes les rémoulades !

Les cimetières sont bourrés de mecs qui en avaient trop.

Et cependant, le Vieux m'avait bel et bien ordonné de tout laisser tomber.

L'ennui, c'est que je me suis dit : « Laisser tomber quoi ? »

Tu comprends ?

Non !

Ben alors, lis !

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Обложка книги Maman, les petits bateaux… Maman, les petits bateaux…

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


On t'a déjà mené en bateau, non ?

Donc tu as le pied marin, si tu n'as pas l'air malin.

Alors, mets ton béret à pompon et embarque, matelot !

Grimpe avec Béru et moi sur le Thermos pour une croisière very délectable.

Tu trouveras à bord des sirènes très sublimes, avec une proue qui n'a pas besoin de soutiens-loloches et une poupe que tu peux déguster à la cuiller.

Y a du champagne, du punch, de la vodka et du caviar…

Et des bombes en guise de dessert.

Très glacées, tu verras.

Avec elles, t'es sûr de faire un boum…

C'est les requins qui vont être contents !

Et si tu as envie de la quille, ben, sers-toi.

Avant qu'elle coule.

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Обложка книги Mayhem Mayhem

 Автор: Janes J Robert

 Серия: St.Cyr and Kohler

Обложка книги Mon culte sur la commode Mon culte sur la commode

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Mon culte, il existe, non ?

Et parce qu'il existe, une bande de CONservateurs en prennent ombrage, le foutent sur la commode, mais qui est-ce qui va l'avoir dans le culte ?

Devine.

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Обложка книги Mannequin Mannequin

 Автор: Janes J Robert

 Серия: St.Cyr and Kohler

Обложка книги Morpions circus Morpions circus

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Moi, tu me connais ?

Une âme de fer dans un corps sain ; une main de velours dans un corsage.

Tout dans la tête pour garder les mains libres.

Principal défaut ? Raffole des gonzesses sans distinction d'âge ni de confession.

Principale qualité ? Les fait reluire.

Signe distinctif ? A horreur des cons.

Mais tu peux rester.

Et prendre connaissance de ce plaisant ouvrage.

Tu y trouveras : la moutarde de la polissonnerie, l'œuf de l'action et l'huile de la volupté.

Si tu remues bien le tout, tu obtiendras une succulente mayonnaise.

Elle donnera un peu de goût à ta vie insipide.

Allez, viens !

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Обложка книги Mesdames, vous aimez « ça » ! Mesdames, vous aimez « ça » !

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


La vérité ?

Rarement je suis passé aussi près de la grande faucheuse que dans ce book.

Un tout petit peu plus, c'était : « bon suaire, m'sieurs-dames » sur l'air des lampions.

Et tout ça, tu veux que je te dise ?

A cause d'une gentille opticienne qui n'avait pas mis de culotte pour faire sa vitrine.

Nous autres tringleurs, on est peu de chose, tu sais !

Pendant que j'y pense : n'en parle pas à maman, elle se ferait du mouron. Tu connais Félicie !…

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Обложка книги Maman, la dame fait rien qu'à me faire des choses ! Maman, la dame fait rien qu'à me faire des choses !

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


C'est beau, un bordel.

C'est confortable.

On y passe généralement de bons moments.

Sauf quand il y vient des gens bizarres.

Alors il arrive que les choses se gâtent et qu'on se mette à y mourir à qui mieux mieux.

Un conseil : ne jamais ouvrir la fenêtre donnant sur la rue, sinon t'es obligé d'appeler les pompiers. Et les pompiers dans un bordel, quoi que tu en penses, ça la fout mal !

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Обложка книги Man of Sorrows Man of Sorrows

 Автор: Craig James

 Серия: Inspector Carlyle

Обложка книги Mortels trafics Mortels trafics

 Автор: Pouchairet Pierre


À croire qu’il est plus important d’intercepter des « go fast » de cannabis que d’arrêter des tueurs…

Si la marchandise est perdue, rien ne vous protègera plus, même pas les barreaux d’une prison…


Une rumeur assassine s’en prend à l’innocence d’une famille.

La violence des trafics mobilise Stups et Crim’ au-delà des frontières, dans le secret d’enquêtes mettant à l’honneur des tempéraments policiers percutants, parfois rebelles, toujours passionnés.


En France et à l’étranger, Pierre Pouchairet a vécu les procédures, les ambiances et les « milieux » qui inspirent ses romans. Dans ses livres éclate une vérité qui dépasse l’imagination, la vérité d’une vie engagée…

Biographie de l'auteur

En France et à l'étranger, Pierre Pouchairet a vécu les procédures, les ambiances et les « milieux » qui inspirent ses romans. Dans ses livres éclate une vérité qui dépasse l'imagination, la vérité d'une vie engagée…

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Обложка книги Malavita encore Malavita encore

 Автор: Benacquista Tonino

 Серия: Малавита


On retrouve ici les quatre héros de Malavita, l'inénarrable famille Blake. Repenti de la mafia new-yorkaise, Blake, rebaptisé Wayne, a obtenu la protection du FBI, et s'est installé en France avec les siens sous la surveillance tatillonne d'un ange gardien légèrement dépressif. L'ancien gangster a trouvé dans l'inépuisable réservoir d'anecdotes de sa première vie la matière de quelques thrillers à succès. Tout se passerait pour le mieux si la cellule familiale n'était pas emportée dans la tourmente des remises en cause existentielles… Les enfants traversent une adolescence compliquée, l'épouse fidèle a décidé de s'émanciper, et l'auteur de best-sellers, soudain seul face à lui-même, est en proie aux affres de la création littéraire. Des problèmes ordinaires, somme toute, pour une famille qui ne l'est pas… Ils seront résolus de la façon la plus diabolique et la plus hilarante qui soit.

Biographie de l'auteur

Après avoir exercé divers métiers qui ont servi de cadre à ses premiers romans, Tonino Benacquista construit une œuvre dont la notoriété croît sans cesse. Après les intrigues policières de La maldonne des sleepings et de La commedia des ratés, il écrit Saga qui reçoit le Grand Prix des lectrices de Elle en 1998, et Quelqu’un d’autre, Grand Prix RTL-Lire en 2002.

Scénariste pour la bande dessinée (L’outremangeur, La boîte noire, illustrés par Jacques Ferrandez), il écrit aussi pour le cinéma : il est coscénariste avec Jacques Audiard de Sur mes lèvres et de De battre mon cœur s’est arrêté, qui leur valent un César en 2002 et 2006.

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Обложка книги Malavita encore Malavita encore

 Автор: Benacquista Tonino

 Серия: Малавита


On retrouve ici les quatre héros de Malavita, l'inénarrable famille Blake. Repenti de la mafia new-yorkaise, Blake, rebaptisé Wayne, a obtenu la protection du FBI, et s'est installé en France avec les siens sous la surveillance tatillonne d'un ange gardien légèrement dépressif. L'ancien gangster a trouvé dans l'inépuisable réservoir d'anecdotes de sa première vie la matière de quelques thrillers à succès. Tout se passerait pour le mieux si la cellule familiale n'était pas emportée dans la tourmente des remises en cause existentielles… Les enfants traversent une adolescence compliquée, l'épouse fidèle a décidé de s'émanciper, et l'auteur de best-sellers, soudain seul face à lui-même, est en proie aux affres de la création littéraire. Des problèmes ordinaires, somme toute, pour une famille qui ne l'est pas… Ils seront résolus de la façon la plus diabolique et la plus hilarante qui soit.

Biographie de l'auteur

Après avoir exercé divers métiers qui ont servi de cadre à ses premiers romans, Tonino Benacquista construit une œuvre dont la notoriété croît sans cesse. Après les intrigues policières de La maldonne des sleepings et de La commedia des ratés, il écrit Saga qui reçoit le Grand Prix des lectrices de Elle en 1998, et Quelqu’un d’autre, Grand Prix RTL-Lire en 2002.

Scénariste pour la bande dessinée (L’outremangeur, La boîte noire, illustrés par Jacques Ferrandez), il écrit aussi pour le cinéma : il est coscénariste avec Jacques Audiard de Sur mes lèvres et de De battre mon cœur s’est arrêté, qui leur valent un César en 2002 et 2006.

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Обложка книги McNally's risk McNally's risk

 Автор: Sanders Lawrence

 Серия: Archy McNally

Обложка книги Meltdown Meltdown

 Автор: Pendleton Don

 Серия: The Executioner


A series of "accidents" at nuclear power stations across the United States is destabilizing America's energy program.

In the fallout of this highly complex plot, the United States will be forced to rely on Third World oil, oil whose flow is controlled by the Russian KGB.

Mack Bolan must push to the core of this sabotage before a full-scale disaster occurs. But it's a race with a temperature gauge that goes only one way — straight toward a nuclear meltdown.

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Обложка книги Mirage Mirage

 Автор: Cussler Clive, Brul Jack Du

 Серия: The Oregon Files


The extraordinary new novel in the #1 New York Times — bestselling series from the grand master of adventure.


In October 1943, a U.S. destroyer sailed out of Philadelphia and supposedly vanished, the result of a Navy experiment with electromagnetic radiation. The story was considered a hoax — but now Juan Cabrillo and his Oregon colleagues aren’t so sure.

There is talk of a new weapon soon to be auctioned, something very dangerous to America’s interests, and the rumors link it to the great inventor Nikola Tesla, who was

working with the Navy when he died in 1943. Was he responsible for the experiment? Are his notes in the hands of enemies? As Cabrillo races to find the truth, he discovers there is even more at stake than he could have imagined — but by the time he realizes it, he may already be too late.

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Обложки нет Motor Mouth

 Автор: Evanovich Janet


Miami is still freakin’ humid. The nights are even hotter. And there’s a body on ice. And that’s just the beginning of this adrenaline-rush of a hot-wired ride from phenomenal #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich.

A woman with a taste for speed and a talent for breaking the rules, Barney also knows a little too much about cheating. First there was Hooker and that salesclerk. Now she’s convinced one of the competitors is up to no good on the track. Snooping to find evidence, Hooker and Barney “borrow” a NASCAR hauler. Turns out, the hauler is carrying two race cars and a dead guy. Now Barney and Hooker are facing multiple counts of grand theft auto and homicide.

So buckle up as Barney, Hooker, a 150-pound-bundle-of-St. Bernard-love named Beans, and the Super Cigar Ladies Felicia and Rosa shift into gear on a wild race around South Florida and Concord, North Carolina.

Everything you always wanted to know about righteous indignation, stealing an eighteen-wheeler, and sex in the fast lane.

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Обложка книги Ma cavale au Canada Ma cavale au Canada

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


J'aime mieux prévenir.

Celui qui entreprend la lecture de « Ma cavale au Canada » doit avoir le cœur et les roustons bien accrochés, car il y a davantage d'épisodes dramatiques dans cette œuvre magistrale qu'il n'y en a eu pendant toute la dernière guerre et plus de scènes de baise que n'en comptent les règnes d'Henri VIII et d'Elisabeth II réunis.

Prière d'éteindre sa cigarette avant de pénétrer dans ces pages. A l'intérieur, y a déjà plein de gonzesses qui ont le feu aux miches : inutile d'aggraver les risques.

Vive le Québec Livres !

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Обложка книги MAGNOLIJA CĪRUĻPUTENĪ MAGNOLIJA CĪRUĻPUTENĪ

 Автор: RULIS RS


GUNĀRS CĪRULIS

MAGNOLIJA CĪRUĻPUTENĪ

Ironisks detektīvstāsts

Rīga «Liesma» 1986

Recenzente LIJA BRIDA KA Mākslinieks JURIS PETRAŠKEVIČS


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Обложки нет Mnie Zabić

 Автор: Chmielewska Joanna


Mimo upływu trzech tygodni, nie zapomniałam o holenderskiej aferze, bo ciągle mi o niej ktoś przypominał. Martusia nerwowo dopytywała się przez telefon, czy coś wiem o Ewie Thompkins i czy ona na pewno do niej nie przyjedzie. Nie wynikało z tego wprawdzie jasno, która do której miałaby przyjechać, ale pocieszająco twierdziłam, że nie. Gąsowska dzwoniła dwukrotnie, cała zatroskana, bo Jadzia tam się martwi i nie wie co zrobić, Thompkins chodzi ponury, a Thompkinsowa w strasznych nerwach. Samochód, co jej ukradli, już odzyskała, ale teraz go nie chce i płacze, żeby jej inny kupić, a kto by się dziwił, skoro w nim trupa znaleźli. Gorzej, podobno je mąż tego trupa znał, więc tym bardziej nie wiadomo, co robić.

Poradziłam, żeby nic. Znajomość z trupem, o ile został pochowany, niczemu nie szkodzi.

Teraz znów Górski…

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Обложка книги Maid of Murder Maid of Murder

 Автор: Flower Amanda

 Серия: An India Hayes Mystery


Flower's breezy debut introduces a quirky heroine—India Hayes, a librarian at Martin College in Stripling, Ohio, who's also an artist. India agrees, yet again, to be a bridesmaid, this time for her childhood friend, Olivia Blocken, for whom her brother, Mark, an assistant professor at Martin, still carries a torch. After Olivia left Stripling for college elsewhere, Mark suffered a breakdown and buried himself in mathematics. Not wanting to upset Mark, India doesn't tell him she's a bridesmaid in his lost love's wedding. When someone pushes Olivia to her death in the college fountain and Mark becomes the most likely murder suspect, India turns amateur sleuth in an effort to prove her brother's innocence. Warring cats and distinctive characters, like India's everything Irish landlady and her bizarre '60s activist parents, will appeal to cozy fans.

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Обложка книги Moi, vous me connaissez ? Moi, vous me connaissez ?

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Des nuits comme celle-là, je vous jure…

Y a qu'à Paname qu'on en rencontre !

Et encore, faut attendre minuit.

Pourtant, ça démarrait plutôt pas mal. Moi, vous me connaissez ?

Je me voyais déjà plonger dans les transports en commun en compagnie de la môme Rebecca…

Je lui mijotais un programme de gala, avec une cargaison de frissons tous plus voluptueux les uns que les autres.

Remarquez, des frissons y en a eu au cours de cette sacrée nuit !

Et pas qu'un peu !

Seulement, ça n'était pas ceux que j'escomptais.

Lorsqu'il s'est mis à pleuvoir de la viande froide, j'ai drôlement regretté d'être sorti sans pébroque.

Heureusement que Berthe Bérurier m'accompagnait.

Parce qu'avec une Jeanne d'Arc de deux tonnes, vous me direz ce que je voudrai, mais on se sent moins seul !

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Обложки нет Mulch Ado About Nothing

 Автор: Churchill Jill

 Серия: Jane Jeffry


When Jane and neighbor Shelley Nowack sign up for a gardening class at their local community center, they end up with a substitute, the pompous Dr. Stewart Eastman, after an unknown intruder sneaks into the home of the regular teacher, Julie Jackson, and knocks her out, leaving her in a coma. Suspects in the attack include everyone taking the gardening class: fastidious computer programmer Charles Jones, persnickety librarian Martha Winstead, lonely widower Arnie Waring and loony aging hippie Ursula Appledorn. But in this leisurely, talky tale, Jane is less concerned with crime solving than with visiting the gardens of her classmates, tending to her injured foot, worrying about her teenage son's unsuitable girlfriend and buying herself a new TV for her bedroom. Only near the end does a murder occur. Dr. Eastman is found strangled with green twine in a compost pile, after which Churchill brings the plot to a tidy conclusion, with the killer's motive turning on Dr. Eastman's patented pink marigolds.

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Обложка книги Mes hommages à la donzelle Mes hommages à la donzelle

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Il y a une multitude de choses dont j'ai horreur. Les jeunes filles de plus de quatre-vingt-dix-sept ans, tout d'abord. Le poisson mal cuit, aussi. Puis les liaisons mal-t-à-propos ; les ouatères de wagons de seconde classe ; les bitures de Bérurier et les imparfaits du subjonctif de Pinaud. Mais s'il y a une chose qui m'énerve par-dessus tout, qui me file au bord du delirium très mince, c'est qu'on s'asseye sur mon chapeau… Surtout au cinéma… Surtout quand on l'a fait exprès… Surtout quand c'est le dargeot d'un truand qui est l'outrageur… Surtout quand tout ça cache le commencement d'une aventure insensée !

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Обложка книги Meurs pas, on a du monde Meurs pas, on a du monde

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Franchement, M. Konopoulos ne me demandait rien.

D'ailleurs, je n'étais pas venu à Genève pour ça.

La sublime nana qui m'attendait à l'aéroport avait une autre chatte à fouetter.

Mais il a fallu que ce pauvre manutentionnaire soit mordu par un méchant serpent et que son aimable cadavre déboule en même temps que nos valises…

C'est idiot pour Marie-Marie qui, consécutivement, a dû faire une croisière en ambulance !

Mais alors, si tu avais vu nos frimes quand on a déballé l'abominable costume !

Enfin, tu m'as compris ?

Si tu as tout pigé, pas la peine d'acheter ce livre. Mais s'il te reste des zones obscures dans la comprenette, n'hésite pas. Quand tu en auras terminé la lecture, j'aime autant te prévenir : tu devras changer de calbar.

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Обложка книги Messieurs les hommes Messieurs les hommes

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Savez-vous que la pègre vient de s'enrichir d'une nouvelle recrue ?

Et pas une demi-portion, croyez-moi !

Du vrai casseur…

Du qui file la rouste aux caïds de Pigalle…

Du qui se permet de descendre un flic en plein commissariat.

Son nom ?

Pour Messieurs les hommes, il s'appelle Bemard Tonacci…

Ça ne vous dit rien ?

Alors, je vais vous en balancer davantage :

A la P.J., ce zigoto est plus connu sous le nom de commissaire San-Antonio.

Pas de panique… Rassurez-vous, je n'ai pas changé de bord… mais il faut admettre que tout pourrait le laisser croire au début de ce chef-d'œuvre.

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Обложка книги Ménage tes méninges Ménage tes méninges

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


L'histoire qui est racontée ici est rigoureusement vraie. Je n'y ai pas changé une virgule.

J'ai seulement modifié les événements, déformé les faits, interverti les situations, débaptisé les personnages et déplacé l'action.

J'ai également pris des libertés avec le lecteur, le vocabulaire de l'affabulation.

Oui, j'ai fait tout cela.

Mais, parole d'homme, je n'ai pas changé une virgule à l'histoire.

J'aurais peut-être dû… Ça aurait évité à Béru et au beau San-Antonio de se trouver dans la situation la plus effarante de leur brillante carrière. Et comme dit ce grand intellectuel de Bérurier : MÉNAGE TES MENINGES, gars, et prépare tes mécaniques.

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Обложка книги Ma langue au Chah Ma langue au Chah

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Pour tout vous dire, je rêvais depuis longtemps d'aller en Iran… Mais pas dans ces conditions !

Au XXe siècle, être obligé de se battre au sabre, c'est surprenant, non ? Mais, croyez-moi, votre San-Antonio se révèle vite un as de cette discipline et les sbires qui se sont frottés à lui, s'ils n'étaient pas déjà des eunuques, ne sont pas près de mettre Casanova en péril.

Quant à Bérurier au pays des mille et une nuits (des mille et un z'ennuis, plutôt), c'est pas racontable en page 4 de couverture.

Sachez qu'il y a plusieurs façons de donner sa langue au chat… La donner au Chah n'est pas la plus facile, vous allez voir !

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Обложка книги Mets ton doigt où j'ai mon doigt Mets ton doigt où j'ai mon doigt

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Quand une polka te demande de mettre ton doigt où elle a son doigt, vas-y, mon Nestor, car il vaut toujours mieux reconnaître le parcours avant la course.

Mais quand c'est un ancien pote de la communale qui te balance cette vanne, alors prends tes cliques sous un bras, tes claques sous l'autre, et taille-toi sans en écouter davantage.

Tu vois, le tartant, dans notre job, c'est de le prendre au sérieux.

De vouloir faire comme si on avait de l'honneur. A force de jouer à ce jeu de c… tu finis par en contracter, de l'honneur.

Et alors là… Alors, là, fiston, t'es promis à toutes les rémoulades !

Les cimetières sont bourrés de mecs qui en avaient trop.

Et cependant, le Vieux m'avait bel et bien ordonné de tout laisser tomber.

L'ennui, c'est que je me suis dit : « Laisser tomber quoi ? »

Tu comprends ?

Non !

Ben alors, lis !

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Обложка книги Maman, les petits bateaux… Maman, les petits bateaux…

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


On t'a déjà mené en bateau, non ?

Donc tu as le pied marin, si tu n'as pas l'air malin.

Alors, mets ton béret à pompon et embarque, matelot !

Grimpe avec Béru et moi sur le Thermos pour une croisière very délectable.

Tu trouveras à bord des sirènes très sublimes, avec une proue qui n'a pas besoin de soutiens-loloches et une poupe que tu peux déguster à la cuiller.

Y a du champagne, du punch, de la vodka et du caviar…

Et des bombes en guise de dessert.

Très glacées, tu verras.

Avec elles, t'es sûr de faire un boum…

C'est les requins qui vont être contents !

Et si tu as envie de la quille, ben, sers-toi.

Avant qu'elle coule.

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Обложка книги Mon culte sur la commode Mon culte sur la commode

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Mon culte, il existe, non ?

Et parce qu'il existe, une bande de CONservateurs en prennent ombrage, le foutent sur la commode, mais qui est-ce qui va l'avoir dans le culte ?

Devine.

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Обложка книги Morpions circus Morpions circus

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Moi, tu me connais ?

Une âme de fer dans un corps sain ; une main de velours dans un corsage.

Tout dans la tête pour garder les mains libres.

Principal défaut ? Raffole des gonzesses sans distinction d'âge ni de confession.

Principale qualité ? Les fait reluire.

Signe distinctif ? A horreur des cons.

Mais tu peux rester.

Et prendre connaissance de ce plaisant ouvrage.

Tu y trouveras : la moutarde de la polissonnerie, l'œuf de l'action et l'huile de la volupté.

Si tu remues bien le tout, tu obtiendras une succulente mayonnaise.

Elle donnera un peu de goût à ta vie insipide.

Allez, viens !

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Обложка книги Mesdames, vous aimez « ça » ! Mesdames, vous aimez « ça » !

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


La vérité ?

Rarement je suis passé aussi près de la grande faucheuse que dans ce book.

Un tout petit peu plus, c'était : « bon suaire, m'sieurs-dames » sur l'air des lampions.

Et tout ça, tu veux que je te dise ?

A cause d'une gentille opticienne qui n'avait pas mis de culotte pour faire sa vitrine.

Nous autres tringleurs, on est peu de chose, tu sais !

Pendant que j'y pense : n'en parle pas à maman, elle se ferait du mouron. Tu connais Félicie !…

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Обложка книги Maman, la dame fait rien qu'à me faire des choses ! Maman, la dame fait rien qu'à me faire des choses !

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


C'est beau, un bordel.

C'est confortable.

On y passe généralement de bons moments.

Sauf quand il y vient des gens bizarres.

Alors il arrive que les choses se gâtent et qu'on se mette à y mourir à qui mieux mieux.

Un conseil : ne jamais ouvrir la fenêtre donnant sur la rue, sinon t'es obligé d'appeler les pompiers. Et les pompiers dans un bordel, quoi que tu en penses, ça la fout mal !

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Обложка книги Monsieur Malaussène Monsieur Malaussène

 Автор: Pennac Daniel

 Серия: Folio, Saga Malaussène


— La suite! réclamaient les enfants. La suite! La suite!

Ma suite à moi c'est l'autre petit moi-même qui préparer ma relève dans le giron de Julie. Comme une femme est belle en ces premiers mois où elle vous fait l'honneur d'être deux! Mais, Julie, crois-tu que ce soit raisonnable? Julie, le crois-tu? Franchement… hein? Et toi, petit con, penses-tu que ce soit le monde, la famille, l'époque où te poser? Pas encore là et déjà de mauvaises fréquentations!

— La suite! La suite!

Ils y tenaient tellement à leur suite que moi, Benjamin Malaussène, frère de famille hautement responsable, bouc ressuscité, père potentiel, j'ai fini par me retrouver en prison accusé de vingt et un meurtres.

Tout ça pour un sombre trafic d'images en ce siècle Lumière.

Alors, vous tenez vraiment à ce que je vous la raconte, la suite?

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Обложка книги Malavita encore Malavita encore

 Автор: Benacquista Tonino

 Серия: Малавита


On retrouve ici les quatre héros de Malavita, l'inénarrable famille Blake. Repenti de la mafia new-yorkaise, Blake, rebaptisé Wayne, a obtenu la protection du FBI, et s'est installé en France avec les siens sous la surveillance tatillonne d'un ange gardien légèrement dépressif. L'ancien gangster a trouvé dans l'inépuisable réservoir d'anecdotes de sa première vie la matière de quelques thrillers à succès. Tout se passerait pour le mieux si la cellule familiale n'était pas emportée dans la tourmente des remises en cause existentielles… Les enfants traversent une adolescence compliquée, l'épouse fidèle a décidé de s'émanciper, et l'auteur de best-sellers, soudain seul face à lui-même, est en proie aux affres de la création littéraire. Des problèmes ordinaires, somme toute, pour une famille qui ne l'est pas… Ils seront résolus de la façon la plus diabolique et la plus hilarante qui soit.

Biographie de l'auteur

Après avoir exercé divers métiers qui ont servi de cadre à ses premiers romans, Tonino Benacquista construit une œuvre dont la notoriété croît sans cesse. Après les intrigues policières de La maldonne des sleepings et de La commedia des ratés, il écrit Saga qui reçoit le Grand Prix des lectrices de Elle en 1998, et Quelqu’un d’autre, Grand Prix RTL-Lire en 2002.

Scénariste pour la bande dessinée (L’outremangeur, La boîte noire, illustrés par Jacques Ferrandez), il écrit aussi pour le cinéma : il est coscénariste avec Jacques Audiard de Sur mes lèvres et de De battre mon cœur s’est arrêté, qui leur valent un César en 2002 et 2006.

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Обложка книги Malavita encore Malavita encore

 Автор: Benacquista Tonino

 Серия: Малавита


On retrouve ici les quatre héros de Malavita, l'inénarrable famille Blake. Repenti de la mafia new-yorkaise, Blake, rebaptisé Wayne, a obtenu la protection du FBI, et s'est installé en France avec les siens sous la surveillance tatillonne d'un ange gardien légèrement dépressif. L'ancien gangster a trouvé dans l'inépuisable réservoir d'anecdotes de sa première vie la matière de quelques thrillers à succès. Tout se passerait pour le mieux si la cellule familiale n'était pas emportée dans la tourmente des remises en cause existentielles… Les enfants traversent une adolescence compliquée, l'épouse fidèle a décidé de s'émanciper, et l'auteur de best-sellers, soudain seul face à lui-même, est en proie aux affres de la création littéraire. Des problèmes ordinaires, somme toute, pour une famille qui ne l'est pas… Ils seront résolus de la façon la plus diabolique et la plus hilarante qui soit.

Biographie de l'auteur

Après avoir exercé divers métiers qui ont servi de cadre à ses premiers romans, Tonino Benacquista construit une œuvre dont la notoriété croît sans cesse. Après les intrigues policières de La maldonne des sleepings et de La commedia des ratés, il écrit Saga qui reçoit le Grand Prix des lectrices de Elle en 1998, et Quelqu’un d’autre, Grand Prix RTL-Lire en 2002.

Scénariste pour la bande dessinée (L’outremangeur, La boîte noire, illustrés par Jacques Ferrandez), il écrit aussi pour le cinéma : il est coscénariste avec Jacques Audiard de Sur mes lèvres et de De battre mon cœur s’est arrêté, qui leur valent un César en 2002 et 2006.

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Обложка книги Medicus Medicus

 Автор: Downie Ruth

 Серия: Medicus investigation

Обложка книги Mord im Dom Mord im Dom

 Автор: Kehrer ürgen


Im Jahr 799 begegnen sich Papst Leo III. und der König der Franken, Karl der Große, in Paderborn. Der eine ist vor seinen Feinden in Rom geflohen, der andere denkt daran, sein Lebenswerk mit dem Kaisertitel zu krönen. Doch dann wird der Aufenthalt an den Quellen der Pader von rätselhaften Mordfällen überschattet. Als ersten trifft es Bischof Odoaker während einer Messe im Dom...

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Обложка книги Martyr Martyr

 Автор: Clements Rory

 Серия: John Shakespeare

Обложка книги Murder at the God's Gate Murder at the God's Gate

 Автор: Robinson Lynda S

 Серия: Lord Meren

Обложка книги Murder at the Feast of Rejoicing Murder at the Feast of Rejoicing

 Автор: Robinson Lynda S

 Серия: Lord Meren

Обложка книги Murder in the Place of Anubis Murder in the Place of Anubis

 Автор: Robinson Lynda S

 Серия: Lord Meren

Обложка книги Master of Souls Master of Souls

 Автор: Tremayne Peter

 Серия: Sister Fidelma

Обложка книги Midnight at Marble Arch Midnight at Marble Arch

 Автор: Perry Anne

 Серия: Thomas Pitt

Обложка книги Murder at Mansfield Park Murder at Mansfield Park

 Автор: Shepherd Lynn

 Серия:


Murder at Mansfield Park is a witty and clever re-imagining of Jane Austen's much-loved novel Mansfield Park. But in this Mansfield Park, things have changed…

Formerly Austen's meekest heroine, Fanny Price has become not only an heiress to an extensive fortune but also a heartless, scheming minx. Hiding her true character behind a demure facade, Fanny is indeed betrothed to Edmund, now Mrs Norris's stepson; but do the couple really love each other? Henry and Mary Crawford arrive in the country ready to wreak havoc with their fast city ways, but this time Henry Crawford is troubled by a suspicious past while his sister, Mary, steps forward in the best Austen style to become an unexpected heroine.

Meanwhile, tragedy strikes the safe and solid grand house as it becomes the scene of violence. Every member of the family falls under suspicion and the race begins to halt a ruthless murderer.

Funny and sharp, Murder at Mansfield Park is simply a delight to read.

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Обложка книги Murder On The Rue Cassette Murder On The Rue Cassette

 Автор: Anderson Susan Russo

 Серия: Serafina Florio

Обложка книги Murder in the Forum Murder in the Forum

 Автор: Rowe Rosemary

 Серия: Libertus mystery of Roman Britain

Обложка книги Mist Over the Water Mist Over the Water

 Автор: Clare Alys

 Серия: Aelf Fen

Обложка книги Music of the Distant Stars Music of the Distant Stars

 Автор: Clare Alys

 Серия: Aelf Fen

Обложка книги Man Eater Man Eater

 Автор: Todd Marilyn

 Серия: Claudia Seferius

Обложка книги Man Eater Man Eater

 Автор: Todd Marilyn

 Серия: Claudia Seferius

Обложка книги Madrigal Madrigal

 Автор: Janes J Robert

 Серия: St.Cyr and Kohler

Обложка книги Murder in Grub Street Murder in Grub Street

 Автор: Alexander Bruce

 Серия: Sir John Fielding

Обложка книги Moriarty Moriarty

 Автор: Horowitz Anthony


Sherlock Holmes is dead.

Days after Holmes and his arch-enemy Moriarty fall to their doom at the Reichenbach Falls, Pinkerton agent Frederick Chase arrives in Europe from New York. The death of Moriarty has created a poisonous vacuum that has been swiftly filled by a fiendish new criminal mastermind who has risen to take Moriarty’s place.

Ably assisted by Inspector Athelney Jones of Scotland Yard, a devoted student of Holmes’s methods of investigation and deduction, Frederick Chase must forge a path through the darkest corners of the capital to shine light on this shadowy figure, a man much feared but seldom seen, a man determined to engulf London in a tide of murder and menace.

Author of the global bestseller The House of Silk, Anthony Horowitz once more breathes life into the world created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. With pitch-perfect characterization and breathtaking pace, Horowitz weaves a relentlessly thrilling tale that teases and...

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Обложка книги Minor Corruption Minor Corruption

 Автор: Gutteridge Don

 Серия: Marc Edwards

Обложка книги Mord im Garten des Sokrates Mord im Garten des Sokrates

 Автор: Berst Sascha

Обложка книги Murder in Megara Murder in Megara

 Автор: Reed Mary, Mayer Eric

 Серия: John the Eunuch

Обложка книги Mayhem Mayhem

 Автор: Janes J Robert

 Серия: St.Cyr and Kohler

Обложка книги Mannequin Mannequin

 Автор: Janes J Robert

 Серия: St.Cyr and Kohler

Обложка книги Murder Most Holy Murder Most Holy

 Автор: Doherty Paul

 Серия: Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan

Обложка книги Murder in the Holy City Murder in the Holy City

 Автор: Beaufort Simon

 Серия: Sir Geoffrey Mappestone

Обложка книги Murder by the Book Murder by the Book

 Автор: Gregory Susanna

 Серия: Chronicles of Matthew Bartholomew


The Eighteenth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew


Close to the end of Easter Term 1358, the Colleges of the University of Cambridge are at war over the creation of a Common Library. Scholars from the poorer hostels are delighted by the scheme, but others see it as a dangerous precedent, and demand that the project be abandoned. At a meeting of all the masters to discuss the matter, a book flies through the air, striking one of their number and leaving him seriously wounded. Matthew Bartholomew is called upon for his skills as a physician, but his experience is even more in demand when a body is found floating in the pond of the library’s garden on the eve of its opening.

Meanwhile, there have been three murders in the town: these victims have all had their throats cut, and the culprits are rumoured to be a force of dangerous smugglers who lie low in the Fens.

Alongside Sheriff Tulyet and Brother Michael, Bartholomew knows he only has a week to disentangle the threads of violence that link town to gown, academic to tradesman. To fail might mean the destruction of the whole town.

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Обложка книги Moriarty Moriarty

 Автор: Horowitz Anthony

 Серия: , Sherlock Holmes


The game is once again afoot in this thrilling mystery from the bestselling author of The House of Silk, sanctioned by the Conan Doyle estate, which explores what really happened when Sherlock Holmes and his arch nemesis Professor Moriarty tumbled to their doom at the Reichenbach Falls.

Internationally bestselling author Anthony Horowitz’s nail-biting new novel plunges us back into the dark and complex world of detective Sherlock Holmes and Moriarty — dubbed the Napoleon of crime” by Holmes — in the aftermath of their fateful struggle at the Reichenbach Falls.

Days after the encounter at the Swiss waterfall, Pinkerton detective agent Frederick Chase arrives in Europe from New York. Moriarty’s death has left an immediate, poisonous vacuum in the criminal underworld, and there is no shortage of candidates to take his place — including one particularly fiendish criminal mastermind.

Chase and Scotland Yard Inspector Athelney Jones, a devoted student of Holmes’s methods of investigation and deduction originally introduced by Conan Doyle in “The Sign of Four”, must forge a path through the darkest corners of England’s capital — from the elegant squares of Mayfair to the shadowy wharfs and alleyways of the London Docks — in pursuit of this sinister figure, a man much feared but seldom seen, who is determined to stake his claim as Moriarty’s successor.

A riveting, deeply atmospheric tale of murder and menace from one of the only writers to earn the seal of approval from Conan Doyle’s estate, Moriarty breathes life into Holmes’s dark and fascinating world.

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Обложка книги Monk's Hood Monk's Hood

 Автор: Peters Ellis

 Серия: Brother Cadfael


Gervase Bonel, with his wife and servants, is a guest of Shrewsbury Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul when he is suddenly taken ill. Luckily, the Abbey boasts the services of Brother Cadfael, a skilled herbalist. Cadfael hurries to the man's bedside, only to be confronted by two very different surprises. In Master Bonel's wife, the good monk recognises Richildis, whom he loved before he took his vows. And Master Bonel has been fatally poisoned by a dose of deadly monk's-hood oil from Cadfael's herbarium. The Sheriff is convinced that the murderer is Richildis' son Edwin, but Cadfael is certain of her son's innocence. Using his knowledge of both herbs and the human heart, Cadfael deciphers a deadly recipe for murder...

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Обложка книги Madame Koska and the Imperial Brooch Madame Koska and the Imperial Brooch

 Автор: Arbel Ilil

 Серия: Madame Koska Mystery


Meet Madame Koska—a fabulous haute couture designer and the owner of a new atelier in 1920s London who has a knack at solving crimes that baffle the police.

When a priceless brooch disappears from a museum in Russia, Madame Koska is suddenly drawn into the mystery. But who is Madame Koska? And what does the missing jewel have to do with her?

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Обложка книги Śmierć w Breslau Śmierć w Breslau

 Автор: Krajewski Marek

 Серия: Eberhard Mock


Książka, która stworzyła Mocka.

Wrocław, maj 1933 roku. Wstrząsająca zbrodnia. Zmasakrowane zwłoki dwóch kobiet. Tajemnicze zdanie napisane krwią ofiar. I wszędzie skorpiony. Idealna sprawa dla Eberharda Mocka.

W mrocznym i posępnym Wrocławiu, gdzie w każdym zaułku złodzieje i mordercy czekają na ofiarę, rządzi przemoc i korupcja. Wysoko postawieni notable oddają się hazardowi i rozpuście, przekupna policja walczy o władzę. W mieście zarażonym doktryną hitlerowską pewien komisarz gustuje w dość nietypowej rozrywce. Grywa w szachy (według własnych zasad) z pięknymi roznegliżowanymi pannami. To Mock, którego z domu rozkoszy może wyciągnąć tylko kolejna zbrodnia.

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Обложка книги Śmierć w Breslau Śmierć w Breslau

 Автор: Krajewski Marek

 Серия: Eberhard Mock


Książka, która stworzyła słynnego Mocka.

Debiut mistrza polskiego kryminału.

Maj 1933 roku. Wrocław. Wstrząsająca zbrodnia. Zmasakrowane zwłoki dwóch kobiet znalezione w salonce. Tajemnicze zdanie napisane krwią ofiar. Skorpiony.

Idealna sprawa dla Eberharda Mocka.

W mrocznym i posępnym Wrocławiu, gdzie w każdym zaułku złodzieje i mordercy czekają na ofiarę, gdzie po zmierzchu nie należy wychodzić z domu, rządzi brutalne prawo przetrwania. W mieście, gdzie wysoko postawieni notable i arystokracja oddają się hazardowi i rozpuście, przekupna policja walczy o władzę, a społeczeństwo zainfekowane jest doktryną hitlerowską, pewien komisarz oddaje się dość nietypowej rozrywce. W jednym z lepszych burdeli grywa w szachy (według własnych zasad) z dwiema pięknymi roznegliżowanymi pannami.

To najsłynniejszy komisarz polskiego kryminału, Eberhard Mock.

Sprawę tajemniczych zabójstw ze skorpionem w tle komisarz poprowadzi wraz z Herbertem Anwaldtem, młodym policjantem z Berlina. Prawda, którą odkryją, na zawsze zmieni życie wszystkich osób związanych ze śledztwem.

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Обложка книги Murder and Revolution Murder and Revolution

 Автор: Weiss Evelyn

 Серия: Murder


Murder at the Tsar’s private palace… and sinister monk Rasputin is a suspect. The Russian Revolution draws Professor Axelson and his assistant Agnes into a terrifying web of intrigue and violence. Fleeing for their lives amid the death throes of two vast, ancient empires, they face horrors beyond imagination. And in a far-flung corner of the world, they find the answer to their mystery.

Copyright © Evelyn Weiss 2018

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Обложка книги Magie noire à New York Magie noire à New York

 Автор: De Villiers érard

 Серия: SAS

Обложка книги Ma cavale au Canada Ma cavale au Canada

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


J'aime mieux prévenir.

Celui qui entreprend la lecture de « Ma cavale au Canada » doit avoir le cœur et les roustons bien accrochés, car il y a davantage d'épisodes dramatiques dans cette œuvre magistrale qu'il n'y en a eu pendant toute la dernière guerre et plus de scènes de baise que n'en comptent les règnes d'Henri VIII et d'Elisabeth II réunis.

Prière d'éteindre sa cigarette avant de pénétrer dans ces pages. A l'intérieur, y a déjà plein de gonzesses qui ont le feu aux miches : inutile d'aggraver les risques.

Vive le Québec Livres !

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Обложка книги Madrigal for Charlie Muffin Madrigal for Charlie Muffin

 Автор: Freemantle Brian

 Серия: Charlie Muffin

Обложка книги Moi, vous me connaissez ? Moi, vous me connaissez ?

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Des nuits comme celle-là, je vous jure…

Y a qu'à Paname qu'on en rencontre !

Et encore, faut attendre minuit.

Pourtant, ça démarrait plutôt pas mal. Moi, vous me connaissez ?

Je me voyais déjà plonger dans les transports en commun en compagnie de la môme Rebecca…

Je lui mijotais un programme de gala, avec une cargaison de frissons tous plus voluptueux les uns que les autres.

Remarquez, des frissons y en a eu au cours de cette sacrée nuit !

Et pas qu'un peu !

Seulement, ça n'était pas ceux que j'escomptais.

Lorsqu'il s'est mis à pleuvoir de la viande froide, j'ai drôlement regretté d'être sorti sans pébroque.

Heureusement que Berthe Bérurier m'accompagnait.

Parce qu'avec une Jeanne d'Arc de deux tonnes, vous me direz ce que je voudrai, mais on se sent moins seul !

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Обложка книги Murderers Row Murderers Row

 Автор: Hamilton Donald

 Серия: Matt Helm

Обложка книги Mes hommages à la donzelle Mes hommages à la donzelle

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Il y a une multitude de choses dont j'ai horreur. Les jeunes filles de plus de quatre-vingt-dix-sept ans, tout d'abord. Le poisson mal cuit, aussi. Puis les liaisons mal-t-à-propos ; les ouatères de wagons de seconde classe ; les bitures de Bérurier et les imparfaits du subjonctif de Pinaud. Mais s'il y a une chose qui m'énerve par-dessus tout, qui me file au bord du delirium très mince, c'est qu'on s'asseye sur mon chapeau… Surtout au cinéma… Surtout quand on l'a fait exprès… Surtout quand c'est le dargeot d'un truand qui est l'outrageur… Surtout quand tout ça cache le commencement d'une aventure insensée !

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Обложка книги Meurs pas, on a du monde Meurs pas, on a du monde

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Franchement, M. Konopoulos ne me demandait rien.

D'ailleurs, je n'étais pas venu à Genève pour ça.

La sublime nana qui m'attendait à l'aéroport avait une autre chatte à fouetter.

Mais il a fallu que ce pauvre manutentionnaire soit mordu par un méchant serpent et que son aimable cadavre déboule en même temps que nos valises…

C'est idiot pour Marie-Marie qui, consécutivement, a dû faire une croisière en ambulance !

Mais alors, si tu avais vu nos frimes quand on a déballé l'abominable costume !

Enfin, tu m'as compris ?

Si tu as tout pigé, pas la peine d'acheter ce livre. Mais s'il te reste des zones obscures dans la comprenette, n'hésite pas. Quand tu en auras terminé la lecture, j'aime autant te prévenir : tu devras changer de calbar.

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Обложка книги Messieurs les hommes Messieurs les hommes

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Savez-vous que la pègre vient de s'enrichir d'une nouvelle recrue ?

Et pas une demi-portion, croyez-moi !

Du vrai casseur…

Du qui file la rouste aux caïds de Pigalle…

Du qui se permet de descendre un flic en plein commissariat.

Son nom ?

Pour Messieurs les hommes, il s'appelle Bemard Tonacci…

Ça ne vous dit rien ?

Alors, je vais vous en balancer davantage :

A la P.J., ce zigoto est plus connu sous le nom de commissaire San-Antonio.

Pas de panique… Rassurez-vous, je n'ai pas changé de bord… mais il faut admettre que tout pourrait le laisser croire au début de ce chef-d'œuvre.

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Обложка книги Manip à Zagreb Manip à Zagreb

 Автор: Villiers érard de

 Серия: SAS


La Mercedes se trouva bientôt à quelques mètres derrière Malko. L’homme assis à côté du chauffeur était Boza, le croate à la tête d’oiseau. Malko identifia facilement ce qu’il tenait dans ses mains : un « riot-gun » noir à plusieurs coups. Une arme capable à quelques mètres de déchiqueter n’importe quel être humain. La Mercedes accéléra encore, commençant à la doubler. son estomac se contracta : le canon du riot-gun pointait son museau par la glace ouverte de la voiture, visant la tête de Mako.


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Обложка книги Ménage tes méninges Ménage tes méninges

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


L'histoire qui est racontée ici est rigoureusement vraie. Je n'y ai pas changé une virgule.

J'ai seulement modifié les événements, déformé les faits, interverti les situations, débaptisé les personnages et déplacé l'action.

J'ai également pris des libertés avec le lecteur, le vocabulaire de l'affabulation.

Oui, j'ai fait tout cela.

Mais, parole d'homme, je n'ai pas changé une virgule à l'histoire.

J'aurais peut-être dû… Ça aurait évité à Béru et au beau San-Antonio de se trouver dans la situation la plus effarante de leur brillante carrière. Et comme dit ce grand intellectuel de Bérurier : MÉNAGE TES MENINGES, gars, et prépare tes mécaniques.

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Обложка книги Ma langue au Chah Ma langue au Chah

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Pour tout vous dire, je rêvais depuis longtemps d'aller en Iran… Mais pas dans ces conditions !

Au XXe siècle, être obligé de se battre au sabre, c'est surprenant, non ? Mais, croyez-moi, votre San-Antonio se révèle vite un as de cette discipline et les sbires qui se sont frottés à lui, s'ils n'étaient pas déjà des eunuques, ne sont pas près de mettre Casanova en péril.

Quant à Bérurier au pays des mille et une nuits (des mille et un z'ennuis, plutôt), c'est pas racontable en page 4 de couverture.

Sachez qu'il y a plusieurs façons de donner sa langue au chat… La donner au Chah n'est pas la plus facile, vous allez voir !

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Обложка книги Mets ton doigt où j'ai mon doigt Mets ton doigt où j'ai mon doigt

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Quand une polka te demande de mettre ton doigt où elle a son doigt, vas-y, mon Nestor, car il vaut toujours mieux reconnaître le parcours avant la course.

Mais quand c'est un ancien pote de la communale qui te balance cette vanne, alors prends tes cliques sous un bras, tes claques sous l'autre, et taille-toi sans en écouter davantage.

Tu vois, le tartant, dans notre job, c'est de le prendre au sérieux.

De vouloir faire comme si on avait de l'honneur. A force de jouer à ce jeu de c… tu finis par en contracter, de l'honneur.

Et alors là… Alors, là, fiston, t'es promis à toutes les rémoulades !

Les cimetières sont bourrés de mecs qui en avaient trop.

Et cependant, le Vieux m'avait bel et bien ordonné de tout laisser tomber.

L'ennui, c'est que je me suis dit : « Laisser tomber quoi ? »

Tu comprends ?

Non !

Ben alors, lis !

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Обложка книги Maman, les petits bateaux… Maman, les petits bateaux…

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


On t'a déjà mené en bateau, non ?

Donc tu as le pied marin, si tu n'as pas l'air malin.

Alors, mets ton béret à pompon et embarque, matelot !

Grimpe avec Béru et moi sur le Thermos pour une croisière very délectable.

Tu trouveras à bord des sirènes très sublimes, avec une proue qui n'a pas besoin de soutiens-loloches et une poupe que tu peux déguster à la cuiller.

Y a du champagne, du punch, de la vodka et du caviar…

Et des bombes en guise de dessert.

Très glacées, tu verras.

Avec elles, t'es sûr de faire un boum…

C'est les requins qui vont être contents !

Et si tu as envie de la quille, ben, sers-toi.

Avant qu'elle coule.

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Обложка книги Mon culte sur la commode Mon culte sur la commode

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Mon culte, il existe, non ?

Et parce qu'il existe, une bande de CONservateurs en prennent ombrage, le foutent sur la commode, mais qui est-ce qui va l'avoir dans le culte ?

Devine.

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Обложка книги Morpions circus Morpions circus

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Moi, tu me connais ?

Une âme de fer dans un corps sain ; une main de velours dans un corsage.

Tout dans la tête pour garder les mains libres.

Principal défaut ? Raffole des gonzesses sans distinction d'âge ni de confession.

Principale qualité ? Les fait reluire.

Signe distinctif ? A horreur des cons.

Mais tu peux rester.

Et prendre connaissance de ce plaisant ouvrage.

Tu y trouveras : la moutarde de la polissonnerie, l'œuf de l'action et l'huile de la volupté.

Si tu remues bien le tout, tu obtiendras une succulente mayonnaise.

Elle donnera un peu de goût à ta vie insipide.

Allez, viens !

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Обложка книги Mesdames, vous aimez « ça » ! Mesdames, vous aimez « ça » !

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


La vérité ?

Rarement je suis passé aussi près de la grande faucheuse que dans ce book.

Un tout petit peu plus, c'était : « bon suaire, m'sieurs-dames » sur l'air des lampions.

Et tout ça, tu veux que je te dise ?

A cause d'une gentille opticienne qui n'avait pas mis de culotte pour faire sa vitrine.

Nous autres tringleurs, on est peu de chose, tu sais !

Pendant que j'y pense : n'en parle pas à maman, elle se ferait du mouron. Tu connais Félicie !…

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Обложка книги Maman, la dame fait rien qu'à me faire des choses ! Maman, la dame fait rien qu'à me faire des choses !

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


C'est beau, un bordel.

C'est confortable.

On y passe généralement de bons moments.

Sauf quand il y vient des gens bizarres.

Alors il arrive que les choses se gâtent et qu'on se mette à y mourir à qui mieux mieux.

Un conseil : ne jamais ouvrir la fenêtre donnant sur la rue, sinon t'es obligé d'appeler les pompiers. Et les pompiers dans un bordel, quoi que tu en penses, ça la fout mal !

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Обложка книги MCM MCM

 Автор: Надзари Алессандро


Париж, 1900 год, Всемирная выставка. Место и время, где сплетаются архитектура и мифы, промышленный шпионаж и мистическая революция. Город-театр, где заговор оборачивается грандиозным спектаклем абсурда. Город-фабрика, что неуёмно производит желания и амбиции, а их сладостно-горьким осадком, словно углём и чернилами, пишет историю. Город-корабль, что, как верно гласит его девиз, раскачивается на волнах, но не потопляем. Однако выдержит ли он грядущий шторм? Не угаснет ли свет в Городе огней? Наконец, что или кто определяет его конструкт? Всё это — в не лишённом иронии, драмы и магии романе городских приключений «MCM».

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Обложка книги Moskva Moskva

 Автор: Grimwood Jack


‘Even better than Child 44’

Telegraph

Moskva is a brilliantly written, chilling and sophisticated début serial killer thriller set in Cold War Moscow. Makes Kolymsky Heights look like a walk in Gorky Park.

* * *

Red Square, 1985. The naked body of a young man is left outside the walls of the Kremlin; frozen solid – like marble to the touch – missing the little finger from his right hand.

A week later, Alex Marston, the headstrong fifteen year old daughter of the British Ambassador disappears. Army Intelligence Officer Tom Fox, posted to Moscow to keep him from telling the truth to a government committee, is asked to help find her. It’s a shot at redemption.

But Russia is reluctant to give up the worst of her secrets. As Fox’s investigation sees him dragged deeper towards the dark heart of a Soviet establishment determined to protect its own so his fears grow, with those of the girl’s father, for Alex’s safety.

And if Fox can’t find her soon, she looks likely to become the next victim of a sadistic killer whose story is bound tight to that of his country’s terrible past…

Praise for Jack Grimwood:

‘Given that the definitive thriller in 1980’s Moscow already exists (Martin Cruz Smith’s Gorky Park), Jack Grimwood’s Moskva looks like a crazy gamble. But it’s one that comes off…’

Sunday Times

‘Tom Fox is well drawn, the action scenes are filled with energy and tension, but the real hero of Moskva is Russia itself, bleak, corrupt, falling apart, but with an incurable humanity.’

— Tom Callaghan, author of A Killing Winter

‘A compulsive and supremely intelligent thriller from a master stylist.’

— Michael Marshall, author of The Straw Men

‘A first-rate thriller – Moskva grips from the very first page. Heartily recommended.’

— William Ryan, author of The Twelfth Department

‘Like the city herself, Jack Grimwood’s Moskva is richly layered, stylish, beautifully constructed, and full of passion beneath the chills. Part political thriller, part historical novel, part a story of personal redemptions, Moskva cements Jack Grimwood as a powerful new voice in thriller writing. Not to be missed.’

— Sarah Pinborough, author of The Dog-Faced Gods trilogy

‘Hard to know what to praise first here: the operatic sweep of this mesmerising novel; the surefooted orchestration of tension; or the vividly realised sense of time and place; all of these factors mark Jack Grimwood’s Moskva out as **something special in the arena of international thrillers.’

— Barry Forshaw, author of Brit Noir

‘Memorable characters, powerful recreations of history and an unrelenting pace that will keep you breathless. A striking début in the genre.’

— Maxim Jakubowski

‘A sublime writer… I felt glimmers of Le Carré shining through the prose.’

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Обложка книги Mainmise Mainmise

 Автор: Arnaud Georges-Jean

 Серия: Espionnage


Kovask se souvenait des paroles de son chef direct, le commodore Gary Rice.

— Dix-huit bâtiments du type ELBA sont en construction, en Angleterre, en Allemagne, en Italie, en Norvège et au Danemark. Dix-huit cargos qui seront laissés, en temps de paix, à la libre disposition des armateurs qui les ont commandés, mais qui, à la moindre alerte, seront à la disposition de l’état-major de l’O.T.A.N. Nous avons financé pour 50 % leur construction. Nous les faisons monter dans les meilleurs chantiers, les plus sûrs également, sous surveillance constante. Plus confidentiel encore : N’oubliez pas que certains transporteront des têtes nucléaires, soit pour ravitailler les sous-marins en pleine mer, soit pour servir eux-mêmes de base de lancement. Des caissons spéciaux sont prévus à cet usage. L’ELBA a failli brûler entièrement. Sans une intervention rapide des pompiers, il n’en restait rien. Malgré tout, sa mise à l’eau est retardée de deux mois. D’autres incidents se sont produits dans la plupart des chantiers qui construisent ce type de bateau. Il faut en découvrir l’origine.

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Обложка книги Mission D.C. Mission D.C.

 Автор: Arnaud Georges-Jean

 Серия: Espionnage


— L’homme est gravement brûlé. Il s’est trouvé tout près d’une importante source de radioactivité. Ses brûlures sont profondes. Aucun appareil de radiologie n’a pu les provoquer. Il faut …

— Gardez vos conclusions pour vous, professeur. Il vaudrait même mieux que vous vous efforciez de ne plus y penser.

— Est-ce un secret touchant la défense nationale?

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Обложка книги Moscow Coach Moscow Coach

 Автор: McCutchan Philip

 Серия: Commander Shaw


‘Your orders are to kill Conroy… We shall approve any method you like to use.’


This is the ultimatum that sends Commander Esmonde Shaw, dynamic agent of British Defence Intelligence, to join a Moscow-bound coach tour in West Berlin. Somewhere among its passengers is Ivan Conroy, fanatical British communist planning to assassinate the man next in line for the Soviet leadership.

From the moment that two passengers force the driver of the Moscow coach to crash through a Russian road block, and Shaw finds himself a fugitive from the bullets of the Soviet police, he and the young American girl with him are suddenly swept into a labyrinthine intrigue of sabotage and treason.


First published in 1964 by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.

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Обложка книги Murder by numbers Murder by numbers

 Автор: Collins Max Allan

 Серия: Eliot Ness

Обложка книги My Soul to Take My Soul to Take

 Автор: óttir Yrsa

 Серия: Thora Gudmundsdottir


A grisly murder is committed at a health resort situated in a recently renovated farmhouse, which turns out to be notorious for being haunted. Attorney Thóra Gudmundsdóttir is called upon by the owner of the resort—the prime suspect in the case—to represent him. Her investigations uncover some very disturbing occurrences at the farm decades earlier—things that have never before seen the light of day. My Soul to Take is a chilling, dark and witty crime novel, and a welcome return for Thóra, the heroine of the highly-acclaimed Last Rituals.

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Обложка книги Maestro di morte Maestro di morte

 Автор: Billingham Mark

 Серия: Tom Thorne (it)


Il cadavere è nudo, inginocchiato sul materasso di uno squallido albergo di Londra. La testa è coperta da un cappuccio, le mani, legate con una cintura, sono protese in avanti come in preghiera. Il killer l'ha violentato ripetutamente. Poi l'ha strangolato. E alla fine, prima di dileguarsi, ha ordinato una corona funebre. Non saranno in molti a piangere la morte di Douglas Remfry, reduce da sette anni di reclusione per aver violentato tre giovani donne. Ma all'ispettore Thorne della squadra crimini speciali della polizia di Londra non interessa il passato della vittima. Il suo compito è trovare l'assassino e consegnarlo alla giustizia.

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Обложка книги McGrave McGrave

 Автор: Goldberg Lee

Обложка книги Murder Me for Nickels Murder Me for Nickels

 Автор: Rabe Peter

Обложка книги Malice Malice

 Автор: Tanenbaum Robert K

 Серия: Karp and Ciampi

Обложка книги Marked for Murder Marked for Murder

 Автор: Halliday Brett

 Серия: Michael Shayne

Обложка книги Murder Is My Business Murder Is My Business

 Автор: Halliday Brett

 Серия: Michael Shayne

Обложка книги Mortal Sin Mortal Sin

 Автор: Levine Paul

 Серия: Jake Lassiter

Обложка книги Mr. Majestyk Mr. Majestyk

 Автор: Leonard Elmore

Обложки нет Mr. Paradise

 Автор: Leonard Elmore

Обложка книги More Beer More Beer

 Автор: Arjouni Jakob

 Серия: Kemal Kayankaya

Обложка книги Majic Man Majic Man

 Автор: Collins Max Allan

 Серия: Nathan Heller

Обложка книги Murder and the Married Virgin Murder and the Married Virgin

 Автор: Halliday Brett

 Серия: Michael Shayne

Обложка книги Murder Spins the Wheel Murder Spins the Wheel

 Автор: Halliday Brett

 Серия: Michael Shayne

Обложка книги Mermaid on the Rocks Mermaid on the Rocks

 Автор: Halliday Brett

 Серия: Michael Shayne

Обложка книги Midnight Pass Midnight Pass

 Автор: Kaminsky Stuart M

 Серия: Lew Fonesca

Обложка книги Murder on a Yellow Brick Road Murder on a Yellow Brick Road

 Автор: Kaminsky Stuart M

 Серия: Toby Peters

Обложка книги M&D M&D

 Автор: Московцев Федор

 Серия: Реальные истории


Это вторая книга трилогии «Реальные истории» (первая – роман «Темные изумрудные волны»). Повествование основано на реальных событиях – перед нами история петербургского предпринимателя, в 2006 году обанкротившего фирму с долгами свыше 90 миллионов рублей. Во второй книге описание заканчивается 2000-м. Одновременно с работой на инофирме главный герой развивает собственный бизнес, скидывая заказы клиентов на карманную дистрибьюторскую контору и «завязывается» с компанией, выпускающей конкурентную продукцию. В романе описываются взаимоотношения с поставщиками, клиентами, компаньонами. Для оживления скучных производственных будней добавлены события криминальной хроники и любовные перипетии…

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Обложка книги Murder Takes No Holiday Murder Takes No Holiday

 Автор: Halliday Brett

 Серия: Michael Shayne

Обложка книги MOB MOB

 Автор: Glenn Roy

 Серия: A Mike Black saga

Обложка книги Men In Blue Men In Blue

 Автор: Griffin Web

 Серия: Badge of Honor

Обложка книги Mercy Falls Mercy Falls

 Автор: Krueger William Kent

 Серия: Cork O'Connor

Обложки нет McNally's chance

 Автор: Sanders Lawrence

Обложка книги McNally's luck McNally's luck

 Автор: Sanders Lawrence

Обложка книги Murders at Hollings General Murders at Hollings General

 Автор: Labriola Jerry

 Серия: Dr. David Brooks

Обложка книги MKAD 2008 MKAD 2008

 Автор: Некрасов Антон


В 1986 году на каждого жителя Белокаменной приходилось по 0,07 автомобиля. Специалистами было заявлено, что если количество личного транспорта превысит 170 автомобилей на 1000 москвичей, то в городе наступит коллапс. Сейчас в Москве на 1000 человек 250 машин. Коллапс давно торжествует, причем его тоже заклинило в какой-то безнадежной мертвой точке. Но в один прекрасный день эта точка была сбита бампером «Porsche Cayenne» стоимостью в несколько миллионов. И по принципу домино все поехало – как, собственно, и мозги тех, кто выезжает по утрам на МКАД, чтобы по собственному желанию оказаться в круге первом… Этот роман про Дорогу длиною в сто девять километров, не имеющую начала и конца, где смерть – привычное дело, а ложь, предательство и жестокость выходят за рамки человеческого понимания.

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Обложка книги Make Me Rich Make Me Rich

 Автор: Corris Peter

 Серия: Cliff Hardy

Обложка книги Man In The Shadows Man In The Shadows

 Автор: Corris Peter

 Серия: Cliff Hardy

Обложка книги Matrimonial Causes Matrimonial Causes

 Автор: Corris Peter

 Серия: Cliff Hardy

Обложка книги Master's mates Master's mates

 Автор: Corris Peter

 Серия: Cliff Hardy

Обложка книги Marktlücken Marktlücken

 Автор: Adamow Arkadi



Durch Zufall erhält die Moskauer Kriminalmiliz die Information, daß vor wenigen Tagen ein Mann ermordet wurde. Bekannt ist sogar einer der Täter, der jedoch entkommen kann. Als nach mühevoller Suche der Tote in einem Schuppen gefunden wird, stellt sich heraus, daß im Haus nebenan etwa zur gleichen Zeit ein schwerer Einbruchsdiebstahl begangen wurde. Hängen die beiden Verbrechen zusammen?

Wer ist der Tote? Weshalb wurde er umgebracht? Je tiefer die Kriminalmiliz in den Fall eindringt, desto mehr Rätsel gibt er ihnen auf. Die Verbindungen der Verbrecher reichen bis in eine Stadt am Schwarzen Meer, und allmählich zeichnen sich die Konturen eines riesigen und perfekt organisierten Wirtschaftsverbrechens ab.

Arkadi Adamow (Jahrgang 1920), der Begründer des sowjetischen Kriminalromans, wird seit vielen Jahren auch in der DDR gern gelesen. Unter anderem erschienen von ihm bei Volk und Welt „Gift aus dem Kischlak", „Der verschwundene Hotelgast", „Die Tote in der Baugrube" und „Ein Uhr nachts".

Foto: © M. N. Pasi

Arkadi Adamow


Titel der Originalausgabe:

На свободное место

© Издательство „Советский писатель", Москва 1981

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Обложка книги Mourn The Living Mourn The Living

 Автор: Collins Max Allan

 Серия: Nolan


Collins provides a vivid portrait of college-town life in the Vietnam years as Nolan does a favor for an old-time Mafia friend and tries to find out how his daughter was killed. Was it really a suicide like the police say? Or was she involved somehow in the circle of drugs that was so pervasive in the college scene? Nolan risks his life investigating a Mafia family's involvement in the girl's death to help out his old pal.

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Обложка книги Memorial Day Memorial Day

 Автор: Flynn Vince

 Серия: Mitch Rapp


When a spike in CIA intelligence suggests a major terrorist attack planned for Memorial Day, the president orders Mitch Rapp, his top counterterrorism operative, to pull out all the stops. Rapp immediately leaves for Afghanistan where he leads the ultra secret counterterrorism Special Forces unit on a daring commando raid across the border into Northern Pakistan. Their target: an al-Qaeda stronghold.

Within a subterranean room, Rapp and his team discover a treasure trove of maps, computers, files and bills of lading for multiple freighters heading to US ports - all pointing to plans for a catastrophic attack on Washington DC. Information is quickly relayed back to CIA headquarters, and a nuclear emergency search team scrambles to the scene. In a few hours, the freighters have been located and the danger averted. Or has it? To Mitch Rapp, the whole operation seemed just a bit too easy.

Following his instincts on a quest to unearth the whole truth, Rapp makes a truly terrifying discovery - and with Memorial Day closing fast, he must find a way to prevent a disaster of unimaginable proportions ...

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Обложка книги Midnight In Madrid Midnight In Madrid

 Автор: Hynd Noel

 Серия: , Russian trilogy


U.S. Treasury agent Alexandra LaDuca (Conspiracy in Kiev) is back crisscrossing Europe in pursuit of an ancient relic stolen from a Madrid museum – and the chilling secrets behind its theft. With a new partner, danger, and betrayal at every turn, Alex must make the toughest decision of her life – whom should she trust?

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Обложка книги Missionary Stew Missionary Stew

 Автор: Thomas Ross


Hired by a political kingmaker to investigate a cocaine war, journalist Morgan Citron uncovers a scandal involving the F.B.I. and the C.I.A. It’s a story that will make Watergate look like a parking ticket — if Citron lives to tell about it.

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Обложка книги Moskva Moskva

 Автор: Grimwood Jack


‘Even better than Child 44’

Telegraph

Moskva is a brilliantly written, chilling and sophisticated début serial killer thriller set in Cold War Moscow. Makes Kolymsky Heights look like a walk in Gorky Park.

* * *

Red Square, 1985. The naked body of a young man is left outside the walls of the Kremlin; frozen solid – like marble to the touch – missing the little finger from his right hand.

A week later, Alex Marston, the headstrong fifteen year old daughter of the British Ambassador disappears. Army Intelligence Officer Tom Fox, posted to Moscow to keep him from telling the truth to a government committee, is asked to help find her. It’s a shot at redemption.

But Russia is reluctant to give up the worst of her secrets. As Fox’s investigation sees him dragged deeper towards the dark heart of a Soviet establishment determined to protect its own so his fears grow, with those of the girl’s father, for Alex’s safety.

And if Fox can’t find her soon, she looks likely to become the next victim of a sadistic killer whose story is bound tight to that of his country’s terrible past…

Praise for Jack Grimwood:

‘Given that the definitive thriller in 1980’s Moscow already exists (Martin Cruz Smith’s Gorky Park), Jack Grimwood’s Moskva looks like a crazy gamble. But it’s one that comes off…’

Sunday Times

‘Tom Fox is well drawn, the action scenes are filled with energy and tension, but the real hero of Moskva is Russia itself, bleak, corrupt, falling apart, but with an incurable humanity.’

— Tom Callaghan, author of A Killing Winter

‘A compulsive and supremely intelligent thriller from a master stylist.’

— Michael Marshall, author of The Straw Men

‘A first-rate thriller – Moskva grips from the very first page. Heartily recommended.’

— William Ryan, author of The Twelfth Department

‘Like the city herself, Jack Grimwood’s Moskva is richly layered, stylish, beautifully constructed, and full of passion beneath the chills. Part political thriller, part historical novel, part a story of personal redemptions, Moskva cements Jack Grimwood as a powerful new voice in thriller writing. Not to be missed.’

— Sarah Pinborough, author of The Dog-Faced Gods trilogy

‘Hard to know what to praise first here: the operatic sweep of this mesmerising novel; the surefooted orchestration of tension; or the vividly realised sense of time and place; all of these factors mark Jack Grimwood’s Moskva out as **something special in the arena of international thrillers.’

— Barry Forshaw, author of Brit Noir

‘Memorable characters, powerful recreations of history and an unrelenting pace that will keep you breathless. A striking début in the genre.’

— Maxim Jakubowski

‘A sublime writer… I felt glimmers of Le Carré shining through the prose.’

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Обложка книги Mind Games with a Serial Killer Mind Games with a Serial Killer

 Автор: Lane Brian Alan


Updated and Revised 2015 Edition of the Best-Selling Creative Non-Fiction Crime Story “Cat and Mouse – Mind Games with a Serial Killer”.

As seen recently on British TV Show “Born to Kill”

In this startling, twisting, turning story of murder, mayhem, and self-discovery, convicted mass murderer and baby killer Bill Suff “The Riverside Prostitute Killer” is your guide to exploring your personal demons.

This is a unique book containing everything that was heretofore known and suspected but meticulously kept “off the record”, as well as details that that only the killer knew until now. There are interviews with principals; transcripts of the illegal police interrogation of Bill; excerpts from the cookbook, poetry, and writings of Bill; a step-by-step reconstruction of the mental chess game between Bill and Brian; and appreciation for how “friendship” with this serial killer led to death for some but salvation for others.

For seven years—1985 to 1992—Bill hid in plain sight while terrorizing three Southern California counties, murdering two dozen prostitutes, mutilating and then posing them in elaborate artistic scenarios in public places—he’d placed a lightbulb in the womb of one, dressed others in men’s clothes, left one woman naked with her head bent forward and buried in the ground like an ostrich; he’d surgically removed the right breasts of some victims, and cut peepholes in the navels of others.

When the newspapers said that the killer only slayed whites and hispanics, Bill ran right out and raped, torutred and killed a pregnant black woman. When a film company came to town to make a fictional movie about the then-uncaught killer, Bill left a corpse on their set. And, as the massive multi-jurisdictional police task force fruitlessly hunted the unknown killer, Bill personally served them bowls of his “special” chili at the annual Riverside County Employees’ Picnic and Cook-off.

William Lester “Bill” Suff. He says he’s innocent, says he’s been framed, says he’s the most wronged man in America, maybe the world. He’s easygoing, genial, soft-spoken, loves to read, write, draw, play music and chat endlessly. He describes himself as a lovable nerd and a hope-less romantic, and he fancies himself a novelist and poet.

Brian first connected with Bill on the basis of writer to writer, and that’s when the mind games began. Even in jail, Bill was the master manipulator, the seducer who somehow always got way. But Brian was determined to lose himself in Bill’s mind, in Bill’s fantasies, to get at the truth of who and what Bill Suff is. Only then would he know the truth of how close we are all to being just like Bill.

Some readers wrote that the book was “personally important and life-changing”, others that it was “the only serial killer book with a sense of humor”, and others that they wished the author dead or worse. The son of one of Suff’s victims held on to the book as life-preserving testimony to the goodness of his fatally flawed mother and the possibility that his own redemption would eventually be in his own hands.

Meanwhile, TV series and movies continuously derive episodes and plots from the unique details of the murders and the spiraling psyches of the characters as laid out in the book.

When it was first released, Brian Alan Lane’s genre-bending bestseller “Mind Games With a Serial Killer” was simultaneously hailed and reviled.

“Highly recommended: the creepiest book of the year… A surreal portrait of a murderous mind.” (Details Magazine)

“This book is an amazing piece of work—it’s like Truman Capote on LSD.” (Geraldo Rivera on The Geraldo Rivera Show)

“A masterpiece… that needs to be sought out and savored by all those with a truly macabre sensibility… A post-modernistic objet trouvé… that could have been concocted by Vladimir Nabokov.” (The Boston Book Review)

“A new approach to crime… absolutely riveting, utterly terrifying.” (Forensic Science Bookstore)

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Обложка книги Michael Shayne's Long Chance Michael Shayne's Long Chance

 Автор: Halliday Brett

 Серия: Michael Shayne


She was a full blown brunette in a bandanna halter that just covered the essentials. The non-essentials were very impressive too. This was just the kind of case Shayne could enjoy. Keeping an eye on a dish like this and getting paid for it to boot.

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Обложка книги Must Love Hellhounds Must Love Hellhounds

 Автор: Harris Charlaine, Singh Nalini, Andrews Ilona, Brook Meljean


An omnibus of novels

From New York Times bestselling authors Charlaine Harris and Nalini Singh and national bestselling authors Ilona Andrews and Meljean Brook, tales of man's worst friend…

In these hound-eat-hound worlds, anything goes. and everything bites.

Follow paranormal bodyguards Clovache and Batanya into Lucifer's realm, where they encounter his fearsome four-legged pets, in Charlaine Harris's The Britlingens Go to Hell. Seek out a traitor in the midst of a guild of non- lethal vampire trackers, one that intends to eradicate the entire species of bloodsuckers, in Nalini Singh's Angels' Judgment. Find out why the giant three-headed dog that guards the gates of Hades has left the underworld for the real world – and whose scent he's following – in Ilona Andrews's Magic Mourns. Embark on a perilous search for the kidnapped niece of a powerful vampire alongside her blind – and damn sexy – companion and a hellhound in Meljean Brook's Blind Spot.

These four novellas by today's hottest paranormal authors will have hellhound lovers everywhere howling.

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Обложка книги Mine to Possess Mine to Possess

 Автор: Singh Nalini

 Серия: , Psy-Changelings


Nalini Singh pulls away another dark layer of sheer desire, revealing passions unknown, in her latest novel about the world of the Psy. A ghost returns from a leopard changeling’s past, making him question everything—even his base animal instincts…

Clay Bennett is a powerful DarkRiver sentinel, but he grew up in the slums with his human mother, never knowing his changeling father. As a young boy without the bonds of Pack, he tried to stifle his animal nature. He failed...and committed the most extreme act of violence, killing a man and losing his best friend, Talin, in the bloody aftermath. Everything good in him died the day he was told that she, too, was dead.

Talin McKade barely survived a childhood drenched in bloodshed and terror. Now a new nightmare is stalking her life—the street children she works to protect are disappearing and turning up dead. Determined to keep them safe, she unlocks the darkest secret in her heart and returns to ask the help of the strongest man she knows...

Clay lost Talin once. He will not let her go again, his hunger to possess her, a clawing need born of the leopard within. As they race to save the innocent, Clay and Talin must face the violent truths of their past...or lose everything that ever mattered.


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Обложка книги Moonlight Mile Moonlight Mile

 Автор: Lehane Dennis


Amanda McCready was four years old when she vanished from a Boston neighborhood twelve years ago. Desperate pleas for help from the child's aunt led investigators Kenzie and Gennaro to take on the case. The pair risked everything to find the young girl-only to orchestrate her return to a neglectful mother and a broken home.

Now Amanda is sixteen-and gone again. A stellar student, brilliant but aloof, she seemed destined to escape her upbringing. Yet Amanda's aunt is once more knocking on Patrick Kenzie's door, fearing the worst for the little girl who has blossomed into a striking, clever young woman-a woman who hasn't been seen in weeks.

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Обложки нет Mindbend

 Автор: Cook Robin


Grand Rapids Press A mind-boggling page-turner…Robin Cook has another sure bestseller.

A storyteller of the most daring imagination…chillingly entertaining and thought-provoking. – Associated Press

***

A gigantic drug firm has offered an aspiring young doctor a lucrative job that will help support his pregnant wife. It could make their dreams come true-or their nightmares…

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Обложка книги Murder on Ice aka The Killing Cold Murder on Ice aka The Killing Cold

 Автор: Wood Ted


Book DescriptionReid Bennett, the newest addition to Murphy’s Harbor, Ontario, has embarked on his second case. During the Ice Festival, there is a sudden blackout and the Queen of the Ice Festival disappears; in fact she’s been kidnapped! Members of a feminist anti-pageant group are suspected, but Reid suspects something fishy. He must expose the organizer of the kidnapping – and try not to get himself killed.

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Обложка книги Mexico Set Mexico Set

 Автор: Deighton Len


The second novel in the trilogy. Bernard is sent to Mexico in order to "enrol" the East German Erich Stinnes.

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Обложка книги Most Wanted Most Wanted

 Автор: Martinez Michele


A betrayed wife and dedicated mother suddenly forced to raise her six-month-old daughter alone, Melanie Vargas is also an ambitious, hard-working professional who has had to bite and claw for recognition in the federal prosecutor’s office. Then, while strolling with her baby girl on a steamy New York night, Melanie stumbles onto the kind of high-profile case that could make a career: the burning townhouse of a wealthy former prosecutor, its owner’s tortured, murdered corpse smoldering within. Melanie Vargas wants this chance – she needs it – and she’ll do whatever it takes to get it.

But a headline-grabbing opportunity of a lifetime could cost Melanie more than she ever imagined, as it pulls her closer to a dangerous affair with a secretive, enigmatic FBI agent – and closer still to a sadistic human monster moving expertly through the city’s darkest shadows.

***

“Michele Martinez’s Most Wanted is taut and crisp, as well-crafted a mystery as you’ll read this year.” – John Lescroart

“Michele Martinez, a former New York prosecutor turned author, skillfully shows the promise of an exciting series in this debut. Most Wanted succeeds as an intense legal thriller, a police procedural, and a look at the treachery of the workplace, with a bit of romantic suspense added for good measure.” – Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel

“ Martinez pairs a dedicated prosecutor with a streetwise cop in a city story of nonstop suspense. The pages turn in a blur! Edgy and fresh.” – Iris Johansen

“ Martinez joins Linda Fairstein in the ranks of prosecutor turned authors, bringing real-life detail and emotion to this thriller.” – Library Journal

“An effervescent debut thriller… Martinez has crafted an enormously appealing heroine and a breezy, entertaining tale.” – Publishers Weekly

“Who but a former prosecutor could have created this bright and fearless heroine-in-peril? And I loved Martinez ’s edgy mix of New York grit and glamour, set to a galloping, can’t-put-it-down tempo. Most Wanted is an utter page-turner.” – Tess Gerritsen

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Обложка книги Maestra En El Arte De La Muerte Maestra En El Arte De La Muerte

 Автор: Franklin Ariana


Inglaterra, año del Señor de 1171: en Cambridge aparece el cadáver de un niño horriblemente asesinado. Otros muchos han desaparecido. Los judíos, directamente acusados de estos crímenes por la todopoderosa jerarquía católica, buscan refugio entre los muros del castillo para evitar las iras de los soliviantados ciudadanos. Al rey Enrique esta situación dista de complacerle: necesita a los judíos para llenar sus arcas y debe encontrarse al verdadero culpable para aplacar al pueblo, que ha elevado a la categoría de santo al niño asesinado.

Para esclarecer la situación aparecen en Cambridge un reputado investigador, Simón de Nápoles, acompañado de una misteriosa mujer, Adelia Aguilar, y de un enigmático hombre de origen árabe, Mansur.

La especialidad de Adelia, doctora en la célebre escuela de medicina de Salerno, es el estudio y la disección de cadáveres. Se trata de una maestra en el arte de la muerte, algo que debe disimular cuidadosamente si no quiere correr el riesgo de ser acusada de brujería.

Las investigaciones conducen a Adelia hasta el último rincón de Cambridge. Encontrará amigos que la ayudarán y hallará el amor… pero también tendrá que luchar denodadamente con un terrible asesino dispuesto a seguir matando y con las supersticiones y prejuicios de los habitantes de la ciudad.

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Обложка книги Manhattan Noir Manhattan Noir

 Автор: Deaver Jeffery, Block Lawrence, Rozan S J, Scott Justin, Cook Thomas H, Fusilli Jim, Ardai Charles, Benjamin Carol Lea, Knightly Robert, Lutz John, ínez Liz, Meyers Maan, Meyers Martin, Sullivan C J, Xi Xu


Brand-new stories by: Jeffery Deaver, Lawrence Block, Charles Ardai, Carol Lea Benjamin, Thomas H. Cook, Jim Fusilli, Robert Knightly, John Lutz, Liz Martínez, Maan Meyers, Martin Meyers, S.J. Rozan, Justin Scott, C.J. Sullivan, and Xu Xi.

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Обложка книги Mexico City Noir Mexico City Noir

 Автор: Taibo II Paco Ignacio, Parra Eduardo Antonio, ández Bernardo, Haghenbeck F G, Luna Juan ández, Aguirre Eugenio, Laurini Myriam, Borbolla Oscar De La, Diez Rolo, Monteverde Eduardo, ález íctor Luis, íguez Julia


Brand-new stories by: Paco Ignacio Taibo II, Eugenio Aguirre, Eduardo Antonia Parra, Bernardo Fernández Bef, Óscar de la Borbolla, Rolo Díez, Victor Luiz González, F.G. Haghenbeck, Juan Hernández Luna, Myriam Laurini, Eduardo Monteverde, and Julia Rodríguez.

Paco Ignacio Taibo II was born in Gijón, Spain, and has lived in Mexico since 1958. He is the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, which have been published in many languages around the world, including a mystery series starring Mexican Private Investigator Héctor Belascoarán Shayne. He is a professor of history at the Metropolitan University of Mexico City.

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Обложка книги Martin Misunderstood Martin Misunderstood

 Автор: Slaughter Karin


Martin Misunderstood tells the story of Martin Reed, an average man who wonders how he has wound up with such an abysmally empty existence. Working as a senior accountant at Southern Toilet Supply and still living with his nagging mother, his sole source of excitement is the crime novels he cherishes. So immersed is Martin in these escapes he fails to notice the crimes going on all around him. When first one, then another, of his co-workers is brutally murdered, Martin steps in to help the investigation, bringing his amateur detecting skills to bear. But Martin realizes too late that what he has mistaken for the glow of the spotlight, is actually the harsh glare of interrogation.

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Обложка книги Mistress of the Game Mistress of the Game

 Автор: Sheldon Sidney, Bagshawe Tilly


The spellinbinding sequel to Sidney Sheldon's Master of the Game. One of most glamorous and suspenseful tales ever told! It began with Jamie MacGregor, stealing diamonds in Africa. It continued with his daughter, the powerful Kate Blackwell who grew her father's company into a world wide conglomerate, Now the story passes to the next generation. Spanning the decades and picking-up exactly where Sidney Sheldon's bestselling Master of the Game finished, Mistress of the Game follows the Blackwell family as they, Love, and lose, scheme and murder through the 80's up until the present day. Heart-stopping and glamorous, tense and provactive, Mistress of the Game is the sequel that Sheldon fans have been waiting for!

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Обложка книги Morgan's Woman Morgan's Woman

 Автор: French Judith E


Proud, iron-willed Tennessee widow Tamsin MacGreggor is wanted-dead or alive-for a crime she didn't commit. But out West the law is shoot first, ask questions later. So she's running for her life-with notoriously handsome bounty hunter Ash Morgan in hot pursuit.

Tamsin is Morgan's match, shrewd and strong enough to escape his capture. Twice. But catching her now is more than Morgan's duty-it's personal. For somehow she has slipped past his defenses and stolen his well-guarded heart. Their passionate love erupts in the wilds of a harsh, unforgiving land where a bounty hunter must finish his job-and an innocent woman will do whatever it takes to save herself from a hangman's noose…

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Обложка книги Morir por morir Morir por morir

 Автор: ínina Alexandra


Moscú, hacia 1990. Un chantajista amenaza a un matrimonio con revelar que su hijo de doce años es adoptado. ¿Cómo ha salido a la luz este secreto? La investigación se centra en un juez que confiesa que le han robado varios sumarios. Anastasia Kaménskaya de la policía criminal, sospecha que ese robo múltiple oculta otro asunto mucho más turbio, que ella descubre rápidamente. Un eminente científico degüella a su mujer, pierde la memoria y el juicio, y cuando parece que es capaz de recordar algo, también pierde la vida. ¿Qué misterio se esconde tras ese drama familiar y por qué han querido taparlo?

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Обложки нет Memento mori

 Автор: Спарк Мюриэл

 Серия:


Персонажей романа «Memento mori» известной английской писательницы Мюриэл Спарк преследуют по телефону – неизвестный голос повторяет одну и ту же фразу: «Помните, что вас ждет смерть». Полиция бессильна...

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Обложка книги Malice Malice

 Автор: Jackson Lisa


MALICE opens with New Orleans Detective Rick Bentz in the hospital. He thinks he smells his first wife's perfume, and sees Jennifer in the doorway; but she's been dead for 12 years. Rick begins to see Jennifer regularly, as if she is haunting him. It was Bentz who identified her body after her car wreck…which he never doubted, until now. He hasn't told his new wife, Olivia; but she is also hiding a secret from Bentz.

A series of murders begin, and each victim was a part of Jennifer's past, making Bentz the prime suspect.

MALICE is a gripping, edge-of-your-seat tale of deception and betrayal, where Rick Bentz is forced to confront the ghosts of his past…and a killer's twisted vengeance.

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Обложка книги Made to Be Broken Made to Be Broken

 Автор: Armstrong Kelley


Nadia Stafford isn't your typical nature lodge owner. An ex-cop with a legal code all her own, she's known only as 'Dee' to her current employers: a New York crime family who pays her handsomely to bump off traitors. But when Nadia discovers that a troubled teenage employee and her baby have vanished in the Canadian woods, the memory of a past loss comes back with a vengeance, and her old instincts go into overdrive.

With her enigmatic mentor, Jack, covering her back, Nadia unearths sinister clues that point to an increasingly darker and deadlier mystery. Now, with her obsession over the case deepening, the only way Nadia can right the wrongs of the present is to face her own painful ghosts – and either bury them for good, or die trying. Because in her book, everyone deserves a chance. And everyone deserves justice.

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Обложка книги Money to Burn Money to Burn

 Автор: Grippando James


In this timely stand-alone thriller ripped from the headlines, New York Times bestselling author James Grippando, whom the Wall Street Journal calls "a writer to watch," explores a world in which the destruction of financial institutions and the people who run them can occur in a matter of hours – perhaps even minutes.

At thirty-one, Michael Cantella is a rising star at Wall Street's premier investment bank, Saxton Silvers. Everything is going according to plan until Ivy Layton, the love of his life, vanishes on their honeymoon in the Bahamas.

Fast-forward four years. It's the eve of his thirty-fifth birthday, and Michael is still on track: successful career, beautiful new wife, piles of money. Reveling in his good fortune, Michael logs in to his computer, enters his password, and pulls up his biggest investment account: Zero balance. He tries another, and another. All of them zero. Someone has wiped him out. His only clue is a new e-mail message: Just as planned. xo xo.

With these three words Michael's life as he knows it is liquidated, along with his investment portfolio. Saxton Silvers is suddenly on the brink of bankruptcy, and he's the leading suspect in its ruin. Michael is left alone, framed, and facing divorce, with undercover FBI agents afoot, spyware on his computer, and mysterious e-mails from a "JBU." Embroiled in corporate espionage, he's desperate to clear his name and realizes that several signs point to his first wife, Ivy, as a key player. But what if Ivy has come back from the dead, only to visit on Michael a fate worse than death?

With echoes of The Firm, James Grippando's newest thriller takes readers to the inner circle of Wall Street, illustrating the very real dangers of what Warren Buffett called "financial weapons of mass destruction."

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Обложка книги Muerto y enterrado Muerto y enterrado

 Автор: Harris Charlaine


Para Sookie Stackhouse, las actividades del día a día de los vampiros y cambiantes de la comunidad de Bon Temps y alrededores, en Luisiana, son de vital interés. Tiene un vínculo de sangre con el rey de los vampiros, es amiga del grupo de cambiantes local, trabaja para un hombre que puede transformarse en cualquier animal y tiene un hermano pantera…

Aunque para la mayor parte de la población humana, los vampiros son criaturas misteriosas y seductoras, y eso que ni siquiera saben de la existencia de los cambiantes… Hasta ahora. Se han decidido a seguir la línea de los no muertos y revelar por fin su existencia al resto del mundo.

Al principio todo parece ir como la seda… pero el cuerpo mutilado de una pantera aparece en el parking del Merlotte's. Sin embargo, un peligro todavía mayor que el susodicho asesino amenaza Bon Temps. Una raza de seres mayores, más sabios y mucho más reservados que los vampiros o los cambiantes, se prepara para una guerra. Y Sookie se verá convertida en el títere humano de todos ellos en su batalla.

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Обложка книги Mayday Mayday

 Автор: Demille Nelson, Block Thomas

Обложка книги Murder Game Murder Game

 Автор: Feehan Christine

 Серия:


Los juegos deberían ser para divertirse, pero para dos equipos de expertos, son para asesinar, porque el equipo vencedor es el que consiga la mayor cantidad de muertes. Se rumorea que los participantes en este violento desafío son Caminantes Fantasmas. Y Kadan Montague no está muy contento con eso.

Kadan es un Caminante Fantasma y está decidido a limpiar de rumores el nombre de los suyos.

Para hacerlo, necesitará la ayuda de la psíquica Tansy Meadows. Pero en cuanto la ve, sabe que su misión será más complicada de lo que imaginó… y “el juego del asesinato” puede no ser todo lo que aparenta.

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Обложка книги Magic Grave Magic Grave

 Автор: Andrews Ilona, Frost Jeaniene


An omnibus of novels by Ilona Andrews and Jeaniene Frost

New York Times bestselling authors Jeaniene Frost and Ilona Andrews bring you two short stories of paranormal.

Jeaniene Frost's story, One For the Money, features vampires Cat and Bones trying to protect a spoiled heiress with a price on her head and an undead hitman on her trail. Previously published in Death's Excellent Vacation. Also includes the first three chapters from Jeaniene's story in The Bite Before Christmas anthology, as well as a sneak peak at ONCE BURNED, the first novel in the new Night Prince series.

Ilona Andrews story, A Questionable Client, is a prequel to her award-winning Kate Daniels series. In a world beset by magic waves, Kate Daniels works as a mercenary. She is tired, hungry, and there is foul-smelling blood on her boots. All she wants to do is to go home, but when Mercenary Guild offers her a job she can't refuse, she find herself protecting a man against Russian wizards. Previously published in Dark and Stormy Knights. Also includes first two chapters of FATE'S EDGE, book 3 in the Edge series, and first two chapters of Magic Grieves, a Kate Daniels novella.

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Обложка книги Midnight Midnight

 Автор: Leather Stephen

 Серия: Jack Nightingale

Обложка книги Maps of Hell Maps of Hell

 Автор: Johnston Paul

 Серия: Matt Wells

Обложки нет Monsieur Pain

 Автор: ño Roberto


A un discípulo de Mesmer le encargan que cure el hipo que sufre un sudamericano pobre abandonado en un hospital de París en la primavera de 1938. En apariencia, nada puede pasar. Sin embargo el mesmerista Pierre Pain se verá envuelto en una intriga en donde se planea un asesinato ritual de proporciones planetarias. ¿Quién es el sudamericano que agoniza en el hospital Arago? ¿Por qué unas fuerzas ocultas desean su muerte? ¿Qué se pierde y qué se gana con esa muerte? Sólo Pierre Pain se da cuenta de lo que se teje entre bastidores. Y él no es un héroe sino un hombre común y corriente: solitario, secretamente enamorado de madame Reynaud, delicado, pacífico, descreído, el menos indicado para intentar resolver una historia extraordinaria a mitad de camino entre la casualidad y la causalidad, una aventura a vida o muerte en donde se pondrá en juego el amor, la soledad, la dignidad y el valor del ser humano, el delirio, la irremediable tristeza. Una insólita novela en la que el autor de Los detectives salvajes, premiado con el Rómulo Gallegos, exhibe su no menos insólita altura literaria.A un discípulo de Mesmer le encargan que cure el hipo que sufre un sudamericano pobre abandonado en un hospital de París en la primavera de 1938. En apariencia, nada puede pasar. Sin embargo el mesmerista Pierre Pain se verá envuelto en una intriga en donde se planea un asesinato ritual de proporciones planetarias. ¿Quién es el sudamericano que agoniza en el hospital Arago? ¿Por qué unas fuerzas ocultas desean su muerte? ¿Qué se pierde y qué se gana con esa muerte? Sólo Pierre Pain se da cuenta de lo que se teje entre bastidores. Y él no es un héroe sino un hombre común y corriente: solitario, secretamente enamorado de madame Reynaud, delicado, pacífico, descreído, el menos indicado para intentar resolver una historia extraordinaria a mitad de camino entre la casualidad y la causalidad, una aventura a vida o muerte en donde se pondrá en juego el amor, la soledad, la dignidad y el valor del ser humano, el delirio, la irremediable tristeza. Una insólita novela en la que el autor de Los detectives salvajes, premiado con el Rómulo Gallegos, exhibe su no menos insólita altura literaria.

En una conversación de bar parisino, monsiuer Pain discute sobre mesmerismo con otro paciente -quizá un farsante-, que le recuerda que uno de los practicantes de esta teoría (que pretendía curar mediante el uso del magnetismo) fue el médico inglés Hell, apellido que, discurren los dos, significa infierno. Curiosamente no llevan la analogía más allá, pero quizá en esta charla se encuentra una de las claves de la sorprendente novela del narrador chileno, avecindado en España, Roberto Bolaño, Monsieur Pain, que la editorial Anagrama reeditó recientemente. A lo largo de toda la historia, los nombres de los protagonistas son parte fundamental del misterio y llevan a este seguidor de las enseñanzas de Mesmer a un insólito viaje por el París de la primera posguerra, en donde convalece César Vallejo y aún resuenan los disparos de la guerra civil española.

La historia ocurre en 1938 e inicia cuando madame Reynaud, una viuda joven a la que Pierre Pain ama en silencio, le pide a éste -que asistió en la agonía a su esposo- que ausculte al poeta peruano, convaleciente en un hospital a causa de un ataque de hipo. Esta petición es el detonador de una aventura inquietante donde tienen cabida tanto los seguidores de Mesmer como ciertos conspiradores de origen español, e incluso las investigaciones metafísicas de Pierre Curie forman parte de la intriga.

La novela de Bolaño es un pastiche, un collage de situaciones que poco a poco sugieren una historia aún más oscura: la de una conspiración maligna no sólo contra el poeta que agoniza sino también contra ciertas teorías que, como el propio mesmerismo, rechazan la verdad científica oficial. Monsieur Pain será el encargado de descubrir los hilos de esta trampa, pero al realizar su investigación sólo encontrará lo que profetiza su apellido. Incapaz de enfrentar a los verdugos, el protagonista de la novela callará para siempre lo que descubrió o aquello que simplemente creyó intuir.

Bolaño, cuya novela Los detectives salvajes ha conocido un éxito inusitado, se muestra aquí como un narrador de buena mano: algunos protagonistas fueron personas reales y algunos de los hechos que ocurren en la novela -la muerte de Curie o la de Vallejo- sucedieron realmente, pero el autor ha mezclado de tal suerte las historias que el resultado es inquietante y, por momentos, perturbador.

Pain es la clave, lo que leemos es la historia de un momento de su vida y su fracaso tanto en el amor como en la resolución de un misterio que está más allá de sus propias fuerzas. Para hacer aún más profundo el enigma, al final de la obra el autor plantea la vida de sus protagonistas a través de diversas voces que prefiguran los testimonios acerca de sus `detectives``. Y de alguna manera el epílogo hace aún más inquietante el destino de Pain, las casualidades que lo llevaron a encontrarse, en una ciudad plagada de surrealistas, con dos fabricantes de cementerios marinos que desprecian a los seguidores de André Breton, así como con un mundo nocturno repulsivo y atrayente donde la única persona que parece comprenderlo es un portero argelino. Porque si bien monsieur Pain es incapaz de vestirse de héroe, el azar y sus leyes lo llevan por caminos jamás imaginados para concluir en el fracaso. Por eso su personalidad nos toca a todos. Pain representa al hombre que espera la derrota final, a quien no lo redime ni siquiera un último acto de rebeldía.

El protagonista de la novela de Bolaño vive una aventura que no esperaba pero también padece, como todo solitario, el terror a la oscuridad, la sospecha que anida en el corazón de los amantes desesperanzados y silenciosos. Y si parece que al final que no ocurre nada -o al menos eso podemos creer-, la verdad es que las peripecias del señor Pain son las que mantienen pendiente al lector hasta la última página. La novela en conjunto no es más que una gran trampa en la que caemos fácilmente. Pero de eso se trata precisamente: de seguir a Pierre Pain a lo largo de un periplo que lo llevará (y a nosotros con él) al desencanto.

Si bien Monsieur Pain no es la más lograda de las novelas de Roberto Bolaño, sí prefigura algunos de sus temas y ese estilo personal que ha convertido al escritor chileno en una de las más gratas revelaciones de la prosa latinoamericana de los últimos años.

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Обложка книги Medical Error Medical Error

 Автор: Mabry Richard L

 Серия: Prescription for trouble

Обложка книги Midnight Guardians Midnight Guardians

 Автор: King Jonathon

 Серия: Max Freeman

Обложка книги Magic Magic

 Автор: Hoag Tami


Strange things were happening in Drake House: A perfect rose appearing on a pillow…an antique dress materializing out of nowhere…a mysterious spirit roaming the halls…

Five years after Rachel Lindquist had left California to chase her dreams, she returned home to care for her aging mother, only to find herself chasing a ghost! Addie Lindquist insisted a presence haunted Drake House and had hired noted parapsychologist Bryan Hennessy to investigate, but Rachel knew better than to believe in what she couldn't see-or to surrender to the strong current of desire pulling her towards Bryan.

Bryan had dealt with skeptics before, but convincing Rachel was the biggest challenge of his life. The enchanting beauty had lost faith in everything that wasn't practical, and that included matters of the heart. As Bryan fought her reluctance to succumb to feelings she couldn't control, a second, more sinister force began to stalk them, threatening to drive them from Drake House and from each other-a force that could be banished only by a man who believed in the power of love and…Magic.

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Обложка книги Missing Missing

 Автор: Alvtegen Karin


Sybilla Forsenstrom doesn't exist. For fifteen years she has been excluded from society and, as one of the homeless in Stockholm, she takes each day as it comes, keeping all her possessions in her rucksack – apart from a knife and salami which she stores in a smart briefcase. She is always well-dressed and displays impeccable manners. One night, in The Grand Hotel, she charms a susceptible businessman into paying for her dinner and room. His dead body is discovered the following morning and Sybilla becomes the prime suspect. When a second person is killed in similar circumstances, she becomes the most wanted person in Sweden.

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Обложка книги Makeovers Can Be Murder Makeovers Can Be Murder

 Автор: Lilley Kathryn


Plus-size reporter Kate Gallagher is facing the ultimate challenge – wearing a bikini for an upcoming assignment about weight loss scams. Sticking to her diet won't be easy – especially since her love life is already wasting away.

Kate learns she's not alone at a meeting of a women's support group, the Newbodies – where her friend Lila confides that her marriage is in trouble. When Lila turns up dead, Kate's suspicions immediately fall on the husband. But that's before she finds out that Lila wasn't the first 'Newbody' to die. Apparently a killer has an appetite for plus-sized victims.

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Обложка книги Maggody And The Moonbeams Maggody And The Moonbeams

 Автор: Hess Joan


Arly Hanks – the wildest chief of police in the Ozarks – has finally met her match. To her horror, she's been cajoled into chaperoning a group of ten hormonally challenged teens on a youth group camp out, along with the mayor's wife, the high school shop teacher, and preacher Brother Verber. Bunking with the crew is bad enough, but things get even hairier when one of the campers stumbles upon the body of a white-robed woman with a shaved head. And before Arly Hanks can do a head count, she finds herself hindered by a cast of crazies, while she tracks down a spacey cult whose initiation ritual could be a real killer.

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Обложка книги Memorial Day Memorial Day

 Автор: Flynn Vince

 Серия: Mitch Rapp


When a spike in CIA intelligence suggests a major terrorist attack planned for Memorial Day, the president orders Mitch Rapp, his top counterterrorism operative, to pull out all the stops. Rapp immediately leaves for Afghanistan where he leads the ultra secret counterterrorism Special Forces unit on a daring commando raid across the border into Northern Pakistan. Their target: an al-Qaeda stronghold.

Within a subterranean room, Rapp and his team discover a treasure trove of maps, computers, files and bills of lading for multiple freighters heading to US ports - all pointing to plans for a catastrophic attack on Washington DC. Information is quickly relayed back to CIA headquarters, and a nuclear emergency search team scrambles to the scene. In a few hours, the freighters have been located and the danger averted. Or has it? To Mitch Rapp, the whole operation seemed just a bit too easy.

Following his instincts on a quest to unearth the whole truth, Rapp makes a truly terrifying discovery - and with Memorial Day closing fast, he must find a way to prevent a disaster of unimaginable proportions ...

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Обложка книги Meltdown Meltdown

 Автор: McNab Andy

 Серия: Boy soldier

Обложка книги Mistress of Justice Mistress of Justice

 Автор: Deaver Jeffery


Asked to help attorney Mitchell Reece locate a stolen document that could cost him a multimillion-dollar case, paralegal Taylor Lockwood finds out what goes on behind closed doors at Hubbard, White Willis.

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Обложка книги Mucho Mojo Mucho Mojo

 Автор: Lansdale Joe R

 Серия: Collins and Pine

Обложка книги Marea De Pasión Marea De Pasión

 Автор: Johansen Iris


Nadando desnuda en la noche en compañía de sus delfines, Melis había encontrado por fin la paz y algo parecido a la felicidad. Vivía en una isla solitaria alejada del mundo… pero el mundo no estaba dispuesto a olvidarla. Porque esta muchacha hermosa y aparentemente frágil tiene la clave para el mayor descubrimiento arqueológico de la humanidad, un premio que atrae a los hombres como la sangre a los tiburones. Uno de ellos es Jed Kelby, seductor millonario, curtido ex-comando de la Armada y ambicioso buscador de tesoros. El otro es Hugh Archer, traficante de armas y uno de los más despiadados criminales que existen. Melis resiste bien las presiones, pero cuando la gente comienza a morir a su alrededor se ve obligada a aceptar la colaboración de Kelby. Juntos, zarparán en busca de un sueño y se enfrentarán a la muerte que les acecha continuamente. Pero para encontrar el tesoro Melis tendrá que superar antes la más dura de las pruebas, plantar cara a un terrible secreto del pasado que, en manos de su enemigo, es un arma devastadora.

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Обложка книги Mindbenders Mindbenders

 Автор: Krever Ted

Обложка книги Mister X Mister X

 Автор: Lutz John

 Серия: Frank Quinn

Обложка книги Midwinter of the Spirit Midwinter of the Spirit

 Автор: Rickman Phil

 Серия: Merrily Watkins

Обложки нет Midnight Plus One

 Автор: Lyall Gavin


Lewis Cane is an ex-SOE operative who worked with the French Resistance against Nazi Germany. He stayed in Paris after the end of World War II, making a somewhat precarious living as a business expediter. One day he is approached by a lawyer, Henri Merlin, a former resistance comrade, with a job: a wealthy international financier, Maganhard, needs to be driven from Brittany to Liechtenstein in secrecy and within three days. The fact that the French Sûreté have an open arrest warrant out on Maganhard seemed like a simple problem. However, when half the hit-men in Europe start gunning for them, things get complicated quickly. As Cane races the clock, the police, and the assassins across France and Switzerland, whom can he trust? His alcoholic and trigger-happy bodyguard? Maganhard's mysterious private secretary who seemingly goes out of her way to create problems? Or his former Resistance contacts, who might or might not sell him out for the highest price?

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Обложка книги Mortal Remains Mortal Remains

 Автор: Clement Peter


In a small upstate New York town, an idyllic lake yields a ghastly discovery when the skeletal remains of a young woman missing for 27 years are pulled from the icy depth – along with unmistakable evidence of her murder. Suddenly, the long-dormant case of Kelly McShane Braden’s mysterious disappearance is reactivated. And for two devastated men, dark emotions and disturbing secrets will also rise to the surface.

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Обложка книги Micah Micah

 Автор: Гамильтон Лорел

 Серия: Anita Blake


Vampire hunter extraordinaire Anita Blake arrives in Philadelphia to raise a witness from the dead so that his testimony can be taken with the help of Micah, the king of the wereleopards, but she is more fearful of spending time alone with Micah, her former lover, than dealing with a zombie.

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Обложка книги Mistral's Kiss Mistral's Kiss

 Автор: Гамильтон Лорел

 Серия: Merry Gentry


The time has come for Meredith Gentry to put aside her detective work and fulfill her ultimate obligation to the world of Faerie — where her efforts to conceive an heir to the throne of the Unseelie Court are crucial to restoring magic, and life itself, to the Fey kingdom.

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Обложка книги Mean Streets Mean Streets

 Автор: Butcher Jim, Richardson Kat, Green Simon R, Sniegoski Thomas E

 Серия:


An omnibus of novels

From four of today's hottest fantasy authors – all-new novellas of dark nights, cruel cities, and paranormal P.I.s.

The best paranormal private investigators have been brought together in a single volume – and cases don't come any harder than this.

New York Times bestselling author Jim Butcher delivers a hard-boiled tale in which Harry Dresden's latest case may be his last.

Nightside dweller John Taylor is hired by a woman to find something she lost – her memory – in a thrilling noir tale from New York Times bestselling author Simon R. Green.

National bestselling author Kat Richardson's Greywalker finds herself in too deep when a 'simple job' goes bad and Harper Blaine is enmeshed in a tangle of dark secrets and revenge from beyond the grave.

For centuries, the being that we know as Noah lived among us. Now he is dead, and fallen-angel-turned-detective Remy Chandler has been hired to find out who killed him in a whodunit by national bestselling author Thomas E. Sniegoski.

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Обложка книги Mr. Monk and the Dirty Cop Mr. Monk and the Dirty Cop

 Автор: Goldberg Lee


More compulsive fun in this all-new, original mystery starring everyone's favorite OCD detective, 'one of television's best-loved characters.' (Honolulu Star- Bulletin)

Leland Stottlemeyer is used to obsessive- compulsive genius Adrian Monk getting all the praise and attention. But the police captain is feeling a little hostile after taking a lot of ribbing about his reliance on his star consultant. Is it possible he's used the latest round of budget cuts as an excuse to cut Monk loose?

But Monk is much too compulsive to stop investigating, even without pay. Soon he's calling in tips under assumed names to help solve cases. (Who would ever guess the real identity of 'Adrian Smith' and 'Adrian Jones?') Then Stottlemeyer is framed for the murder of another cop – and only one detective in San Francisco can save him…

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Обложка книги Midnight Sins Midnight Sins

 Автор: Иден Синтия

 Серия: The Midnight Trilogy


Cara Maloan doesn’t look like a monster. In fact, the gorgeous blond nightclub singer possesses heavenly attributes that make Atlanta detective Todd Brooks sure there’s a higher power somewhere. But a twisted killer is leaving a trail of bodies in seedy hotel rooms across town. The male victims show no wounds–it’s as if the life was simply drained from them. And right now, mysterious Cara is Todd’s only suspect.

Cara knows it’s foolish to be so drawn to a man who thinks she’s a murderer. She also knows Detective Brooks would find the truth even harder to swallow. Cara is one of the Other, a race of powerful, paranormal creatures who live among humans. Cara’s particular abilities make men putty in her hands–all except this rugged, sexy-as-hell detective. But now someone, or something, has singled Cara out for serious payback…

As uneasy trust gives way to mind-blowing desire, Cara and Todd will go head-to-head with a killer whose mission is deeply personal, and who’s determined to serve up revenge that’s hotter than hellfire, and just as deadly…

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Обложка книги Midnight's Master Midnight's Master

 Автор: Иден Синтия

 Серия: The Midnight Trilogy


In a world of shadows, desire conquers all…

In this sexy, gripping novel, Cynthia Eden draws readers deeper into the realm of the Others—vampires, shifters, and sinfully attractive demons whose powers are matched only by their dark hungers…

Tall, dark, and formidable, Niol Lapen is the last demon on earth most people would ask for a favor, yet the sexy little reporter who wanders into his club dares to do exactly that. Holly Storm already knows too much about his kind, and Niol has no wish to help her get in deeper over her head. But working alongside her may be the only way to stop a killer, even as it ignites a primal desire unlike anything he’s known.

Holly has seen firsthand what Niol is capable of, but that doesn’t frighten her nearly as much as her body’s instinctive reaction to him, or the wild, fierce passion that would tempt her to follow him through hell itself. Something evil and relentless is prowling the streets of Atlanta. And as Holly’s search leads her into danger that even Niol could never have predicted, she’ll uncover a secret that could rip her world apart….

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Обложка книги Mortal Mortal

 Автор: Dekker Ted


Centuries have passed since civilization's brush with apocalypse. The world's greatest threats have all been silenced. There is no anger, no hatred, no war. There is only perfect peace…and fear. A terrible secret was closely guarded for centuries: every single soul walking the earth, though in appearance totally normal, is actually dead, long ago genetically stripped of true humanity.

Nine years have gone by since an unlikely hero named Rom Sebastian first discovered a secret and consumed an ancient potion of blood to bring himself back to life in Forbidden. Surviving against impossible odds, Rom has gathered a secret faction of followers who have also taken the blood-the first Mortals in a world that is dead.

But The Order has raised an elite army to hunt and crush the living. Division and betrayal threaten to destroy the Mortals from within. The final surviving hope for humanity teeters on the brink of annihilation and no one knows the path to survival.

On the heels of Forbidden comes MORTAL, the second novel in The Books of Mortals saga penned by Ted Dekker and Tosca Lee. Set in a terrifying, medieval future, where grim pageantry masks death, this tale of dark desires and staggering stakes peels back the layers of the heart for all who dare take the journey.

The Books of Mortals are three novels, each of which stands on its own, yet all are seamlessly woven into one epic thriller.

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Обложка книги Micro Micro

 Автор: Crichton Michael, Preston Richard

 Серия:


In Jurassic Park, he created a terrifying new world. Now, in Micro, Michael Crichton reveals a universe too small to see and too dangerous to ignore.

In a locked Honolulu office building, three men are found dead with no sign of struggle except for the ultrafine, razor-sharp cuts covering their bodies. The only clue left behind is a tiny bladed robot, nearly invisible to the human eye.

In the lush forests of Oahu, groundbreaking technology has ushered in a revolutionary era of biological prospecting. Trillions of microorganisms, tens of thousands of bacteria species, are being discovered; they are feeding a search for priceless drugs and applications on a scale beyond anything previously imagined.

In Cambridge, Massachusetts, seven graduate students at the forefront of their fields are recruited by a pioneering microbiology start-up. Nanigen MicroTechnologies dispatches the group to a mysterious lab in Hawaii, where they are promised access to tools that will open a whole new scientific frontier.

But once in the Oahu rain forest, the scientists are thrust into a hostile wilderness that reveals profound and surprising dangers at every turn. Armed only with their knowledge of the natural world, they find themselves prey to a technology of radical and unbridled power. To survive, they must harness the inherent forces of nature itself.

An instant classic, Micro pits nature against technology in vintage Crichton fashion. Completed by visionary science writer Richard Preston, this boundary-pushing thriller melds scientific fact with pulse-pounding fiction to create yet another masterpiece of sophisticated, cutting-edge entertainment.

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Обложка книги Michelangelo_s Notebook Michelangelo_s Notebook

 Автор: Christopher Paul

 Серия: Finn Ryan

Обложка книги Män som hatar kvinnor Män som hatar kvinnor

 Автор: Larsson Stieg

 Серия: Millennium


Mikael Blomkvist, ekonomireporter, döms till fängelse för förtal av finansmannen Wennerström, och beslutar sig för att ta time-out från sitt jobb på tidskriften Millennium. I samma veva får han ett ovanligt uppdrag. Henrik Vanger, tidigare en av landets främsta industriledare, vill att Blomkvist ska skriva släkten Vangers historia. Men det visar sig snart bara vara en täckmantel för Blomkvists verkliga uppgift: att ta reda på vad som hänt Vangers unga släkting Harriet, som varit spårlöst försvunnen i snart fyrtio år. Till sin hjälp får han Lisbeth Salander, en ung strulig tjej, tatuerad och piercad, men också professionell hacker och med unika egenskaper som gör henne till en oslagbar researcher.

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Обложка книги Misterioso Misterioso

 Автор: Dahl Arne

 Серия:


The first novel in the gripping Intercrime trilogy.

Following a complicated but successful dismantling of a hostage situation, Detective Paul Hjelm is facing the prospect of a potentially career-ending investigation by Internal Affairs. Instead, he finds himself dropped into a new elite team of officers selected from across the country, whose mission is to find an elusive killer who has been targeting Sweden's business leaders. The killer's modus operandi: two distinctive shots straight through the head, bullets carefully pulled from the wall – a nighttime ritual enacted with Thelonius Monk's jazz classic Misterioso playing in the background.

As Hjelm, his young partner Jorge Chavez, and the rest of the team follow one lead after another in a frantic search for the killer – navigating the murky world of the Russian Mafia and the secret societies of Sweden's wealthiest citizens – they must also face one of Sweden's most persistent ills: a deep-rooted xenophobia that affects both police and perpetrator.

Written with great energy, penetrating candor, and dark wit, and populated with characters whose motivations are as nuanced as they are unexpected, Misterioso is an utterly absorbing novel – an arresting introduction to this acclaimed author.

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Обложка книги Mission to Siena Mission to Siena

 Автор: Chase James Hadley


For years, the operations of a mysterious and ruthless extortioner, who called himself “The Tortoise”, had baffled Scotland Yard and the police forces of Europe. But the Tortoise made a mistake of interfering with Don Micklem, millionaire settled in London, with friends in high places. And once Micklem was aroused, he tracked down the Tortoise to his lair in a remote place in Italy….

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Обложка книги Mis rincones oscuros Mis rincones oscuros

 Автор: Ellroy James


En 1958, cuando James Ellroy tenía diez años, el cuerpo de su madre fue hallado en la cuneta de una carretera, en un pequeño pueblo cerca de Los Ángeles. Nunca se descubrió al asesino y el caso quedó cerrado. Ellroy alcanzó el éxito en su faceta de escritor de novelas tan radicales como provocativas, pero la memoria de la muerte de su madre no dejó de perseguirlo. En esta obra Ellroy da cuenta de la frustrada investigación policial; de la volátil trayectoria que tomó su vida a partir de aquel suceso trágico; de la carrera de un antiguo sheriff de Homicidios del condado de Los Ángeles llamado Bill Stoner; de la investigación que el autor y el propio Stoner emprendieron para identificar, años después, al asesino de su madre.Esta autobiografía de James Ellroy es una historia arrebatadora: sobre la naturaleza del crimen, sobre el mero pestañeo que puede separar la lujuria del impulso asesino; sobre el viaje atrevido y revelador del autor a los rincones más oscuros de su memoria.

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Обложка книги Mary and O’Neil Mary and O’Neil

 Автор: Cronin Justin


The title of Cronin's debut collection of eight interconnected stories, set between 1979 and the present, implies that the content will be devoted to the relationship between the eponymous duo. Instead, they don't appear in the same tale until halfway through, detailing their marriage in their early 30s after both become teachers. Before this, there's a lengthy opening story concerning the events leading up to the accidental death of O'Neil's parents, Arthur and Miriam; another story on how O'Neil and his older sister, Kay, cope with the aftermath; and a third about the abortion Mary has at the age of 22. After the wedding, the stories still don't always focus on the pair, with one devoted solely to Kay's own dysfunctional marriage. Cronin, a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, is an accomplished craftsman, and at times his prose is quite moving and beautiful, though the sadness he channels is too often uninflected by humor. Playing out variations on the theme of the inability of parents and children to truly know one another, Cronin is capable of creating fresh poignancy. Readers interested in going straight to the best of the collection should head for "Orphans" and "A Gathering of Shades," in which the author affectingly paints how the two siblings help each other through the pain of living and dying, showcasing the real love story here. Agent, Ellen Levine. (Feb. 13) Forecast: This is a promising debut collection, and national print advertising in the New Yorker and alternative weeklies should target the appropriate readership. Sponsorship announcements will also feature the title on NPR.

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Обложка книги Manhattan Is My Beat Manhattan Is My Beat

 Автор: Deaver Jeffery


Young film-maker Rune, becomes obsessed with the murder of one of the customers at her video shop, who has been renting the same noir film over and over again. She is convinced that the secrets of his brutal death are hidden within the film, but her interest brings her too close to the killer.

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Обложки нет Miracle Cure

 Автор: Coben Harlan

Обложка книги Max Max

 Автор: Patterson James


Maximum Ride and the other members of the Flock have barely recovered from their last arctic adventure, when they are confronted by the most frightening catastrophe yet. Millions of fish are dying off the coast of Hawaii and someone-or something-is destroying hundreds of ships. Unable to discover the cause, the government enlists the Flock to help them get to the bottom of the disaster before it is too late.

While Max and her team are exploring the depths of the ocean, their every move is being carefully tracked by Mr. Chu-a criminal mastermind with his own plans for the Flock. Can they protect themselves from Mr. Chu's army of mercenaries and save the ocean from utter destruction?

A James Patterson Pageturner

In the spirit of the most enduring hit movies and books, James Patterson has written this story for readers from ten to a hundred and ten. Special care has been taken with the language and content of MAXIMUM RIDE 5.

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Обложки нет Maximum Bob

 Автор: Leonard Elmore


Enter the world of Elmore Leonard. The setting is Palm Beach County, Florida, where someone places a live ten-foot alligator in the backyard of the bigoted, redneck judge Bob Gibbs-known to all as Maximum Bob-and his wife, Leanne, a former Weeki Wachee mermaid. Not long after that, shots are fired into the judge's house. It doesn't take much figuring to conclude that someone's out to get him and that malefactor isn't going to stop at the second try. There's a long list of suspects: Dale Crowe, who just got an outrageous sentence for a minor crime; his uncle Elvin, a killer on parole, raring to go again; Dr. Tommy Vasco, the drugged out former medical doctor; his equally bizarre friend, Hector; and Dicky Campau, who makes a living poaching alligators. And there are others.

Somehow Kathy Baker, a nifty young probation officer, has got herself in the middle of all this. She's got to avoid two seducers-the judge and a homicidal maniac-and work with a young police officer who interests her for more than professional reasons. Trying to pick out from his assortment of bad guys, sociopaths, and punks the one who's trying to kill the judge is pure entertainment, as only Elmore Leonard, with his ear for the sound and eye for the sight of lowlife, can provide.

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Обложки нет Moment Of Truth

 Автор: Scottoline Lisa


When Jack Newlin comes home to find his wife dead on the floor of their elegant dining room, he's convinced he knows who killed her – and determined that the murderer should escape detection. Making a split-second decision, he sets about doctoring the evidence in order to frame himself for the crime. And to hammer the final nail in his coffin, he hires the most inexperienced lawyer he can find: Mary DiNunzio of Philadelphia law firm Rosato and Associates. Unfortunately for Jack, hiring Mary could turn out to be a big mistake. Inexperienced she may be, but Mary soon discovers that instead of defending a guilty client who claims to be innocent, she has an innocent client falsely proclaiming his guilt.

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Обложка книги Mackenzie's Mission Mackenzie's Mission

 Автор: Howard Linda


Night Wing-the revolutionary test plane with a top-secret weapons system-was Colonel Joe "Breed" Mackenzie's number-one priority. And weapons expert Caroline Evans was his number-one distraction. True, the stubborn blonde was giving him the cold shoulder, but Joe hadn't become the best of the best by giving up. Then he discovered someone on the inside was sabotaging Night Wing, and with her late hours and specialized expertise, Caroline seemed the obvious choice. Now Joe had to choose between allegiance to his country and love for his prime suspect…

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Обложки нет Moscow Rules

 Автор: Silva Daniel


The extraordinary new Gabriel Allon novel from the 'gold standard' (The Dallas Morning News) of thriller writers.

Over the course of ten previous novels, Daniel Silva has established himself as one of the world's finest writers of international intrigue and espionage – 'a worthy successor to such legends as Frederick Forsyth and John le Carr' (Chicago Sun-Times) – and Gabriel Allon as 'one of the most intriguing heroes of any thriller series' (The Philadelphia Inquirer).

Now the death of a journalist leads Allon to Russia, where he finds that, in terms of spycraft, even he has something to learn. He's playing by Moscow rules now.

This is not the grim, gray Moscow of Soviet times but a new Moscow, awash in oil wealth and choked with bulletproof Bentleys. A Moscow where power resides once more behind the walls of the Kremlin and where critics of the ruling class are ruthlessly silenced. A Moscow where a new generation of Stalinists is plotting to reclaim an empire lost and to challenge the global dominance of its old enemy, the United States.

One such man is Ivan Kharkov, a former KGB colonel who built a global investment empire on the rubble of the Soviet Union. Hidden within that empire, however, is a more lucrative and deadly business: Kharkov is an arms dealer – and he is about to deliver Russia 's most sophisticated weapons to al- Qaeda. Unless Allon can learn the time and place of the delivery, the world will see the deadliest terror attacks since 9/11 – and the clock is ticking fast.

Filled with rich prose and breathtaking turns of plot, Moscow Rules is at once superior entertainment and a searing cautionary tale about the new threats rising to the East – and Silva's finest novel yet.

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Обложки нет Mistaken Identity

 Автор: Scottoline Lisa


Amazon.com Review

When confronted with the most challenging and the most personal case of her legal career, Bennie Rosato-an expert on police corruption-questions everything she has learned as a criminal attorney, and everyone she considers to be family. During a visit behind the bars of Philadelphia 's Central Corrections facility, Bennie is shocked to discover that an inmate bears a striking physical resemblance to herself. The prisoner, Alice Connolly, stands accused of murdering her cop boyfriend Anthony Della Porta, and the case reeks of a police conspiracy. Connolly convinces Bennie to defend her in court. Bennie feels confused, intrigued, and even somewhat elated by this clone of herself, and dives head first into a bubbling cauldron of corruption, drugs, murder, and assault-mixed in with a thought-provoking subplot that questions the intricacies of legal ethics.

Mistaken Identity is Lisa Scottoline's sixth and tastiest dish yet. The book is gripping and smart, and it brings into bloom the highly likable character of Bennie Rosato, who made her debut appearance in Legal Tender. Bennie has her vulnerable moments-we witness this when, in some emotional scenes, she doubts the authenticity of her twin. Still, Ms. Rosato is no shrinking violet, especially when it comes to exposing the questionable goings-on of Philadelphia 's Eleventh Precinct.

Scottoline keeps us in a bubble of suspense-is Connolly really Bennie's twin? Did she murder Della Porta? If not, who did and why? The author neatly ties all our unanswered questions together into a perfectly formed bow, and keeps us frantically turning pages until the very end.

From Publishers Weekly

Double jeopardy is more than just a legal term in this taut and smart courtroom drama by Edgar Award winner Scottoline. Bennie Rosato, the irrepressible head of an all-female Philadelphia law firm, moves to center stage after playing a supporting role in the author's previous novel, Rough Justice. Bennie's client is tough, manipulative Alice Connolly, charged with murdering her police detective boyfriend, who may or may not have been a drug dealer. Complicating matters is Alice 's claim to be Bennie's identical twin sister and to have been visited by their long-lost father. Despite her wrenching emotional reaction to this revelation and her mother's deteriorating health, Bennie puts her personal and professional life on the line, immersing herself in the case. She enlists the aid of her associates, Mary DiNunzio and Judy Carrier, as well as Lou Jacobs, a cantankerous retired cop she hires as an investigator. They discover that a web of corruption may have enveloped the prosecuting attorney and judge who are now trying Alice 's case. Scottoline effectively alternates her settings between prison, law office, courtroom and the streets. Readers familiar with her previous work will enjoy the continuing evolution of the characters' relationships. Judy is still the bolder of the two associates, her experiences highlighted this time by an amusing venture into the seamy world of pro boxing. But Mary, until now a timid and reluctant lawyer ("Maybe I could get a job eating"), emerges from her shell. Scottoline falters occasionally by resorting to ethnic stereotypes, particularly in her dialogue, but generally succeeds in creating a brisk, multilayered thriller that plunges Rosato Associates into a maelstrom of legal, ethical and familial conundrums, culminating in an intricate, dramatic and intense courtroom finale. Agent, Molly Friedrich. Major ad/promo; author tour. (Mar.) FYI: Mistaken Identity is one of the six books excerpted in Diet Coke's marketing campaign.

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Обложка книги Most Most

 Автор: Banks Iain


Most nie ma końca, na jego wielu poziomach żyją ludzie, a jednym z nich jest wyłowiony z rzeki John Orr. Bohater cierpi na amnezję i opowiada lekarzowi swoje dziwne sny. Jednak autor przenosi nas nagle i stajemy się świadkami życia pewnego dość przeciętnego Szkota. Cóż jest dalej? Wszystko zaczyna się mieszać i nie jesteśmy pewni o czyim śmie właśnie czytamy i co tak naprawdę jest snem a co rzeczywistością. Powieść Banks’a jest hybrydą łączącą w sobie obyczajową historię, fantastykę oraz jednocześnie jej parodię. To literacki eksperyment zabawa stylem, językiem i wyobraźnią.

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Обложка книги Mañana, Tarde Y Noche Mañana, Tarde Y Noche

 Автор: Sheldon Sydney


La misteriosa muerte de Harry Stanford, uno de los hombres más ricos del mundo, tiene múltiples repercusiones. La familia se reúne para el funeral, en Boston. Y, de pronto, aparece una hermosa mujer que dice ser hija de Harry Stanford y heredera, por tanto, de una parte de su cuantiosa fortuna. ¿Se trata acaso de una impostora? Los Stanford son gente respetuosa y con poder, pero detrás de la impecable fachada se oculta una madeja de extorsiones, drogas y muerte. Con la habilidad que lo distingue, Sidney Sheldon delinea una historia intrincada y ágil donde el final es verdaderamente sorprendente.

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Обложка книги Más cerca Más cerca

 Автор: Cole Martina


A los amigos hay que tenerlos cerca; a los enemigos, muy cerca; y a la familia, aún más cerca. Lily Diamond, una joven que ha crecido en un medio difícil, se une a Patrick Brodie, un cabecilla del hampa local que lleva sus «negocios» con mano de hierro. Juntos formarán uno de los clanes más poderosos de los ambientes turbios del East End londinense. Tienen cinco hijos, a los que pretenden darles todo lo que ellos no tuvieron, sin importarles la forma de conseguirlo. La vida parece sonreírles cuando Patrick es asesinado por una banda rival. Con todo perdido, desamparada en un mundo peligroso en el que no se puede confiar en nadie, Lily tendrá que sacar adelante a su clan. Más cerca es una novela sobre los ambientes arrabaleros del Londres cada vez más mestizo de los años setenta. Un periodo de mutaciones en el que los viejos negocios del hampa (juego, prostitución…) van dejando paso al más rentable mundo de las drogas que se abre paso a borbotones de sangre.

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Обложка книги Muerte en Estambul Muerte en Estambul

 Автор: árkaris Petros


Tras la boda de su hija Katerina, el comisario Kostas Jaritos decide tomarse unos días de descanso y viajar con Adrianí, su temperamental mujer, a Estambul, ciudad estrechamente relacionada con la historia de Grecia. Así pues, mezclado con cientos de turistas, Jaritos se lanza a admirar iglesias, mezquitas y palacios mientras degusta la gastronomía del lugar y discute no sólo con su mujer sino también con los miembros del grupo con el que viaja. Sin embargo, todo se tuerce cuando algo aparentemente tan nimio como la desaparición de una anciana en un pueblo de Grecia se convierte de pronto en un caso de asesinato, pues informan a Jaritos de que han encontrado muerto a un pariente de esa anciana… y de que ésta se dirige a Estambul. Jaritos tendrá que trabajar codo con codo con el suspicaz comisario turco Murat, e irá internándose en la pequeña comunidad que conforman los griegos que todavía, tras el éxodo masivo que protagonizaron en 1955, permanecen en la ciudad.

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Обложка книги Mientras Duermes Mientras Duermes

 Автор: Marini Alberto


Alberto Marini ha conseguido con su novela que me alegre de vivir en una casita de campo, sin porteros. Debo decir, que antes de saber que el libro existía supe de la película de Jaume Balagueró -quien por cierto firma el prólogo del libro- y no me enteré hasta después, que se basaba en un guión de Alberto Marini.

La historia me pareció original desde el principio. Su planteamiento lo es, y es que pocas veces nos paramos a pensar en que nuestra vida podría estar en las manos de quien menos nos esperamos y de la manera menos insospechada posible. Como por ejemplo, en las de ese portero de edificio que nos saluda amablemente cada mañana, al salir de nuestro piso. Ese hombre agradable, educado, solícito (no podía dejar de imaginarme al fantástico Luis Tosar), que nos ayuda con las bolsas de la compra, que nos abre la puerta cuando nos hemos dejado las llaves dentro. En manos de alguien tan retorcido y cruel como Cillian, ese portero de edificio con acceso a nuestra vivienda, a nuestra vida más íntima, podría estar nuestra vida, y eso me pone nervioso, no sé a ustedes.

Y es que Cillian es, como he leído en alguna sinopsis, un artesano del dolor ajeno. Vive para hacer sufrir a los demás, de hecho es el motor que impulsa su vida. Sus momentos de felicidad se inspiran en los de infelicidad de aquellos que le rodean, y no tiene compasión con nadie, para él todo forma parte de un juego de manipulación en el que no deben descubrir sus verdaderas intenciones, y no le importará que su objetivo sea niño, mujer o anciano.

Todos deben tener su ración de infelicidad. Y cuanto más grande sea esta, más ganas de seguir viviendo tendrá Cillian. Porque él todos los días juega a la ruleta rusa con su vida, y debe sopesar, según la infelicidad que produzca en los demás, si su vida debe continuar o por el contrario debe terminar.

El portero tiene fijación por Clara, la vecina del 5B, es la que últimamente declina la balanza hacia el lado que le permite vivir. La pelirroja que siempre parece feliz, rebosante de vida, de confianza, que le regala sonrisas y palabras amables que le hieren como dagas, que le hacen odiarla con toda su alma.

La prosa de Marini es sencilla, sin ornamentos innecesarios ni descripciones tediosas, sin duda fruto de sus muchos años como guionista cinematográfico. Con esta prosa nos sumerge en una historia llena de ideas retorcidas, de malas intenciones y de giros inesperados, y es que con Cillian todo es posible. Y cuando digo todo, es todo. Sin desvelar ningún spoiler comentaré que hubo una parte, con Alexander, otro de los personajes de la novela, que me sorprendió por su malignidad… a mí, que me considero curado de espanto desde hace años.

Sin duda, nos encontramos ante una buena novela que parte de una idea muy original sin deshincharse por el camino y que se devora en dos tardes. Como información adicional comentar que se va a traducir a cinco idiomas y que pronto, tanto libro como película (qué ganas de verla) podrán disfrutarse al mismo tiempo.

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Обложка книги Minutes to Burn Minutes to Burn

 Автор: Hurwitz Gregg

Обложка книги Mexican Hat Mexican Hat

 Автор: McGarity Michael

 Серия: Kevin Kerney

Обложка книги Mixed Blood Mixed Blood

 Автор: Smith Roger

 Серия: Cape Town

Обложка книги Modlitwa o sen Modlitwa o sen

 Автор: Deaver Jeffery


Z zakładu dla umysłowo chorych ucieka Michael Hrubek, pacjent ze schizofrenią paranoidalną. I ma przed sobą ściśle określony cel: odnaleźć Lis Atcheson – to jej zeznania sprawiły, że uznano go za potwora i skazano na zamknięcie.

Podczas burzy, sprzyjającej szaleńcowi, ścigają go teraz trzej ludzie: psychiatra Kohler – przekonany o niewinności swego pacjenta, zawodowy tropiciel Heck – liczący na nagrodę za schwytanie szaleńca, i Atcheson – mąż Lis, który musi dopaść Hrubeka, nim ten skrzywdzi jego żonę…

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Обложка книги Map of Bones Map of Bones

 Автор: Rollins James

 Серия: Sigma Force


The crime is inhumanly cruel with horrific consequences both unthinkable and inevitable. During a service at a cathedral in Cologne, Germany, a band of armed intruders dressed in monks' robes unleash a nightmare of blood and terror, ruthlessly gunning down worshippers and clergy alike. The killers haven't come for the church's gold and valuable artwork, but for a priceless treasure secreted within; the preserved bones of the Three Magi who once came to pay homage to a newborn savior. As they flee the carnage they have wrought, they carry a prize that could reshape the world'. 'The Vatican is in turmoil, and Lieutenant Rachel Verona of Rome's carabinieri is assigned to lead the investigation. But no ordinary police organization alone can deal with the bizarre theft and massacre, and SIGMA Force - an elite covert arm of the U.S. Defense Department - is called in under the command of Grayson Pierce. New to Sigma, Pierce assembles a crack team of scientific and Special Forces operatives to unravel the mystery of the stolen bones, and together they set out on a twisting trail through a labyrinth of clues and dark revelations that carry them to the sites of the Seven Wonders of the World - and to the doorstep of the mystical and terrifying Dragon Court'. An ancient, secret fraternity of alchemists and assassins, the master-adepts of the Dragon Court have plans for the sacred remains that will alter the future of humankind in devastating ways that only the maddest of zealots could desire - and they will let nothing and no one stand in their way. Suddenly Pierce, Verona, and the Sigma team are the hunted as well as the hunters, forced to use every skill they possess to survive as they follow the bones to the ultimate confrontation between darkness and light - in a lost place of history where science and religion will unite to unleash a horror not seen since the beginning of time.

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Обложка книги Mata para mí Mata para mí

 Автор: Rose Karen


Dieciséis años recién cumplidos y había huido de casa para conocer, por fin, al joven universitario con quien llevaba tiempo chateando, convencida de haberse enamorado. Luego… el silencio.

Seis meses después el caos se desata en Dutton, un pequeño pueblo del estado sureño de Georgia. Cinco adolescentes son asesinadas, y la única que logra sobrevivir sabe que impedirán que hable como sea.

Una pareja está decidida a ayudarla. Luke Papadopoulos, agente federal, se enfrenta a diario al mal sin rostro que merodea en internet, aunque jamás haya podido acostumbrarse. Susannah Vartanian, que se ha visto forzada a regresar a Dutton, comprende que debe sacar a la luz todo lo que calló durante años.

Ambos se verán obligados a juzgar a todo un pueblo. Un pueblo edificado sobre la crueldad impune, el poder absoluto y los silencios cómplices, un pueblo que se sustenta gracias a la poderosa tela de una araña que no puede permitir que nadie escape.

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Обложка книги Muere para mí Muere para mí

 Автор: Rose Karen


La enterraron con las manos unidas como si rezara…

Es enero, el suelo está helado y solo una casualidad ha permitido que el cuerpo haya sido descubierto. La policía de Filadelfia recurre entonces a Sophie Johannsen, una joven arqueóloga especialista en excavaciones medievales. Gracias a ella localizan el segundo cadáver: un joven con las manos a la altura del pecho, como si sostuviera una espada.

Ya tienen una dama y un caballero, dos asesinatos que imitan ritos funerarios medievales, y algo más cruel todavía: a su alrededor aguardan otras sepulturas, algunas ocupadas, otras vacías, esperando a las próximas víctimas… lo que el detective Vito Ciccotelli debe impedir a toda costa con la ayuda de Sophie.

Mientras, una empresa de videojuegos se prepara para el lanzamiento de su nuevo producto estrella: El inquisidor, un juego que lleva el horror y la oscuridad de la Edad Media hasta sus últimas consecuencias.

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Обложка книги Muerte en Hamburgo Muerte en Hamburgo

 Автор: Russell Craig


El detective Jan Fabel se encuentra ante el caso más sanguinario y macabro de su historia profesional. Los cadáveres de dos mujeres a las que han arrancado los pulmones y las notas desafiantes de alguien que firma como «Hijo de Sven» son las únicas pistas de un asesino cuya motivación va más allá de la ira, acercándose a una suerte de ritual donde lo sagrado y lo monstruoso se dan la mano para teñir de escarlata toda la ciudad. Mientras Fabel avanza en la investigación, va quedando claro que se trata de algo mucho más complejo que el trabajo de un simple psicópata.

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Обложка книги Muerte De Una Heroína Roja Muerte De Una Heroína Roja

 Автор: Xiaolong Qiu


Shanghai, 1990, el asesinato de la joven Guan «Hong Ying», una celebridad política y estandarte nacional, se convierte en un caso delicado un año después de los acontecimientos de la Plaza Tiananmen. El recién ascendido Inspector Jefe Chen Cao se muestra poco convencido por la máscara de perfección de la heroína roja, entregada a la causa del Partido, sin amigos ni amante.

Muerte de una heroína roja es mucho más que una historia de detectives. Llena de contrastes, es una radiografía sutil de la China de la transición, captada a través de una multitud de historias particulares y una apasionante inmersión en su historia, cultura, tradición poética y gastronómica. Una magnífica iniciación a la China de hoy.

Galardonada con el Premio Anthony a la mejor primera novela y finalista del prestigioso Premio Edgar, Muerte de una heroína roja es la confirmación de uno de los escritores más interesantes del momento.

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Обложка книги Mortal Causes Mortal Causes

 Автор: Rankin Ian


The last people to die in Mary King's Close had been plague victims. But that was in the 1700s. Now a body has been discovered, brutally tortured and murdered in Edinburgh's buried city. Inspector John Rebus, ex army, spots a paramilitary link, but how can this be true? It is August in Edinburgh, the Festival is in full swing. No one wants to contemplate terrorism in the throng ing city streets. Special Branch are interested, however, and Rebus finds himself seconded to an elite police unit with the mission of smashing whatever cell may exist. But the victim turns out to be a gangster's son, and the gangster wants revenge on his own terms. Soon Rebus finds himself in a non man'sland where friendly fire is as likely to score a hit as anything lauched by the unseen enemy.

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Обложка книги Marine One Marine One

 Автор: Huston James W


The president rushes across the South Lawn through a pounding thunderstorm to Marine One to fly to Camp David late at night. His advisers plead with him not to fly, but he insists. He has arranged a meeting that only three people in his administration know about. After fighting its way through the brutal thunderstorm on the way to Camp David, Marine One crashes into a ravine in Maryland, killing all aboard.

The government blames the European manufacturer of the helicopter and accuses them of killing the president. Senate Investigations and Justice Department accusations multiply as Mike Nolan, a Marine Corps reserve helicopter pilot and trial attorney in civilian life, is hired to defend the company from the criminal investigations, then from a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the most notorious lawyer in America on behalf of the First Lady. Nolan knows that to prevail in the firestorm against his client, he has to find out what really caused Marine One to crash, and why the president threw caution aside to go to a meeting no one seems to know about. To clear his client, Nolan must win the highest-profile trial of the last hundred years with very little working for him, and everything working against him.

Marine One expertly mixes political intrigue with courtroom drama and fast-paced action in the most exciting thriller of the year.

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Обложка книги Midnight In Madrid Midnight In Madrid

 Автор: Hynd Noel

 Серия: , Russian trilogy


U.S. Treasury agent Alexandra LaDuca (Conspiracy in Kiev) is back crisscrossing Europe in pursuit of an ancient relic stolen from a Madrid museum – and the chilling secrets behind its theft. With a new partner, danger, and betrayal at every turn, Alex must make the toughest decision of her life – whom should she trust?

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Обложка книги Muerte Prevista Muerte Prevista

 Автор: James Peter


Cuando encuentra un CD de ordenador que alguien ha olvidado en el asiento contiguo del tren en el que viaja, Tom Bryce hace lo que cualquier persona decente haría: lo recoge y cuando llega a casa intenta averiguar a quién pertenece para poder devolvérselo. Sin embargo, su buena fe topará con el horrible contenido del disquete: un estremecedor asesinato. En un principio, duda sobre la veracidad de los hechos de los que es testigo, ¿realidad o ficción? Sin embargo, a partir de ese momento, su vida y la de su familia comienzan a correr peligro.

Al poco tiempo aparece el cadáver decapitado de una joven cuya identidad se desconoce; la única pista de la que dispondrá la policía será la presencia de un escarabajo oculto entre los restos de la víctima, en lo que parece ser el indicio de un juego macabro. Al frente de la investigación se colocará el peculiar detective Roy Grace, especializado en la resolución de casos que llevan años sin resolver, y cuyo pasado y personales métodos, entre los que se halla su fe en la videncia para la resolución de los crímenes más complicados, le confieren una discutida posición dentro del cuerpo de policía.

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Обложка книги Mas Oscuro Que La Noche Mas Oscuro Que La Noche

 Автор: Connelly Michael


Harry Bosch participa como testigo en un juicio en el que se acusa a un director de cine del asesinato de una actriz. Mientras tanto, Terry McCaleb recibe la vista de una antigua compañera de trabajo que solicita su ayuda en la resolución de un caso difícil. El asesinato que ahora debe investigar es el tipo de homicidio complejo con los que trataba frecuentemente durante sus días en el FBI.

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Обложка книги Mitternacht Mitternacht

 Автор: Koontz Dean


Nie war das Grauen bedrohlicher …

Tessa Lockland kann den angeblichen Selbstmord ihrer Schwester nicht glauben. Deshalb macht sie sich auf den Weg nach Moonlight Cove, der kalifornischen Kleinstadt, in der ihre Schwester zuletzt gelebt hat. Auch ein FBI-Agent trifft dort ein, um eine Reihe seltsamer Todesfälle zu klären. Der an den Rollstuhl gefesselte Vietnam-Veteran Harry Talbot hat ihn verständigt, da auch er schon länger seltsame Ereignisse beobachtet. Und schließlich ist da noch das Mädchen Chrissie Foster, deren Eltern sich zu unheimlichen Wesen verwandeln. Alle Fäden scheinen bei der geheimnisvollen Computerfirma New Wave zusammenzulaufen, die ein wahnwitziges Experiment mit den Bürgern der Stadt plant ...



Titel der Originalausgabe MIDNIGHT.

Aus dem Amerikanischen übersetzt von Joachim Körber Scanned by Doc Gonzo.

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Обложка книги Martwy Aż Do Zmroku Martwy Aż Do Zmroku

 Автор: Harris Charlaine


Czytając Martwego aż do zmroku zaczynasz wyobrażać sobie autorkę powieści, Charlaine Harris, jako ukochane dziecko Laurell K. Hamilton i Joego R. Lansdale'a – może z Tanyą Huff i P. N. Elrodem jako rodzicami chrzestnymi. A jednak "humorystyczny wampirzy kryminał z elementem romantycznym" Harris jest nie tylko kolejną mroczną igraszką z naszym ulubionym motywem nieumarłych. Otrzymujemy również opowieść o parze odmieńców próbujących znaleźć sobie miejsce w świecie, i o ich związku, który nie jest łatwy ani dla niej, ani dla niego.

W świecie Harris wampiry stanowią mniejszość społeczną, która niedawno otrzymała prawa obywatelskie. Ich nierozcieńczona krew stała się niezwykle poszukiwanym lekarstwem. Na czarnym rynku fiolka wampirzego płynu życiowego – który podobno "tymczasowo łagodzi symptomy pewnych chorób i zwiększa potencję seksualną, będąc czymś w rodzaju skrzyżowania prednizonu z viagrą" – kosztuje dwieście dolarów. Odkąd prawnie uznano nieumarłych, kelnerka Sookie Stackhouse wyraźnie miała nadzieję, że ktoś taki zjawi się w małym północnoluizjańskim miasteczku Bon Temps. Jest więc po prostu zachwycona, kiedy wysoki, ciemnowłosy, przystojny, blady wampir siada przy jednym z jej stolików. Jednak dziewczyny nie pociąga wcale nieśmiertelność wampira ani nawet jego zmysłowa atrakcyjność. Wydaje się za to urzeczona faktem, że nie potrafi czytać mu w myślach. Sookie bowiem, wyobraźcie sobie, jest telepatką. Dar, który sama nazywa upośledzeniem, utrudnia jej życie, a zwłaszcza spotkania z mężczyznami (mimo iż jest atrakcyjną dwudziestopięcioletnią blondynką). Właściwie wszyscy w mieście nazywają ją stukniętą. Czasami, atakowana przez setki natrętnych, cudzych myśli, sama się uważa wariatkę.

Sookie jest bohaterką zupełnie niepodobną do Buffy, więc ratuje świeżo poznanego wampira – wampira Billa, tak, naprawdę! – przed parą ludzi chcących osuszyć go z cennej krwi. Właśnie wtedy odkrywa, że nie "słyszy" ani jednej myśli Billa. Fakt ten wystarczy, by Sookie poczuła do wampira sympatię. Cóż, niektórym związkom trzeba było na początek nawet mniej.

Okazuje się, że korzenie Billa sięgają Bon Temps, że wrócił tu i zamierza się osiedlić w rodzinnej posiadłości, którą właśnie odziedziczył. W dodatku, walczył w wojnie domowej, a wampirem został w roku 1870. Fakty te zachwycają babcię Sookie, oddaną członkinię lokalnego klubu Potomków Wybitnych Poległych. Bill może dostarczyć klubowi szczegółów, dzięki którym babcia i inni członkowie znajdą się w "genealogicznym siódmym niebie".

Jednak szczęście nie tak prosto osiągnąć. Gdy zamordowano dwie młode kobiety, a na ich udach koroner znajduje ślady kłów, podejrzenie pada na wampiry, czyli także (a może przede wszystkim) na Billa. Mordercą mógłby też być Jason, seksowny brat Sookie, który uwielbia kobiety, choć lubi także lekką perwersję. Bill i Sookie (z niejaką pomocą pewnego wampira imieniem Bubba) muszą się zmienić w detektywów, rozwiązać zbrodnie i znaleźć prawdziwego przestępcę. Tak się to zaczyna…

"Pierwszorzędny kryminał… Przekonujący i zadziwiający". "The Washington Post Book World"

"Dobrze napisany i niezwykle interesujący… Wielka rzecz". "The Boston Glob"

"Atmosfera książek Harris nawiązuje do czarnego kryminału oraz powieści detektywistycznej… Fabułę stanowi świetnie skonstruowana historia, która sięga pod powierzchnię małomiasteczkowego życia". "Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel"

"Frapująca". "Minneapolis Star Tribune"

"Opowieści Harris na przemian czarują i mrożą czytelnikowi krew w żyłach. Z tą trudną kombinacją autorka radzi sobie bez problemów, wręcz doskonale". Carolyn G. Hart

"Styl Harris ma urok i lekkość, które przypominają styl powieści Anne Tyler… Jest oryginalny i zadziwiający. Niezwykłego smaku tej książce dodają nawiązania do powieści gotyckiej". "The Christian Science Monitor"

"Nadzwyczajna". "Library Journal"

"Styl Harris jest gawędziarski, zawsze przymilny, "tylko między nami dziewczynami". "Kirkus Reviews"

"Charlaine Harris to imię i nazwisko, które trzeba zapamiętać". "Macon Telegraph and News"

"Doskonałe powieści… Harris inaczej opowiada o morderstwach". "Mystery News"

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Обложка книги Muerto Hasta El Anochecer Muerto Hasta El Anochecer

 Автор: Harris Charlaine

 Серия:


Sookie Stackhouse es una camarera con un inusitado poder para leer la mente. Su don es el origen de sus problemas. Siempre acaba sabiendo más de lo que le gustaría de la gente que le rodea. De todos menos de Bill Compton, porque su mente, la de un vampiro qué trata de reinsertarse en la sociedad, es absolutamente impenetrable. Cuando sus vidas se cruzan descubrirá que ya no hay vuelta atrás. La aparición de un asesino en serie es la prueba definitiva para su confianza…

Con esta novela, Charlaine Harris demuestra hasta qué punto su talento puede hacer que una casi imposible mezcla de vampiros, misterio, intriga y humor se convierta en una obra deliciosamente imprescindible.

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Обложка книги Murders' Row Murders' Row

 Автор: Hamilton Donald


The handsome top agent Matt dies a tragic death in his bath tub – the women mourn about the loss. However it's just faked for his latest top-secret mission: He shall find Dr. Solaris, inventor of the Helium laser beam, powerful enough to destroy a whole continent. It seems Dr. Solaris has been kidnapped by a criminal organization. The trace leads to the Cote D'Azur…

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Обложка книги Mistress of the Art of Death Mistress of the Art of Death

 Автор: Franklin Ariana


When Christian children are being kidnapped and murdered in 12th century Cambridge, England, Adelia is sent to seek out the truth, and hopefully absolve the Jews being blamed for the crimes, before the townspeople take matters into their own hands. During a time when women are second-class citizens at best, and the practice of scientific autopsies is considered blasphemous, Adelia is the most skilled “speaker for the dead” hailing from progressive Naples – yet she is forced to masquerade as the meek assistant to her colleagues during their frantic search for the real child killer.

From The Washington Post

It's hard enough to produce a gripping thriller – harder still to write convincing historical fiction that recreates a living, breathing past. But this terrific book does both, and does it with a cast of characters so vivid and engaging that you'd be happy to read about them even if they weren't on the track of a sexually depraved serial child-murderer.

Mistress of the Art of Death opens with a clever takeoff on Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, which introduces the central players, a group of pilgrims returning from the shrine of the newly canonized St. Thomas à Becket: a prior and a prioress (from rival abbeys); two knights, lately returned from the Crusades; an overweight but very shrewd tax collector; a gaggle of citizens; and three Gypsies, who are in fact secret investigators sent by the king of Sicily to discover the truth behind a series of gruesome murders near Cambridge.

Four children have been found dead and mutilated. The Jews of Cambridge have been blamed for the murders, the most prominent Jewish moneylender and his wife have been killed by a mob, and the rest of the Jewish community is shut up in the castle under the protection of the sheriff.

As the only group allowed to commit usury – that is, to lend money at interest – the Jews are prosperous, and thus the king of England considers them his prize cash cows. He wants them cleared of suspicion and released, so they can go back to paying him high taxes. To this end, he appeals to his cousin, the king of Sicily, to send his best master of the art of death: a doctor skilled in "reading" bodies. Enter Vesuvia Adelia Rachel Ortese Aguilar, 25, the best mistress of death that the medical school at Salerno has ever produced. With Simon of Naples, a Jewish "fixer," and Mansur, a eunuch with a mean throwing-ax, it's her job to find a murderer before he – or she – can kill again.

Adelia comes onstage when she meets the prior under dramatic circumstances on the road, saving him from a burst bladder caused by a swollen prostate by thrusting a hollow reed up his penis. Not every man would follow up on an introduction like this, but the prior wants the mystery solved, too – and if the solution happens to ace out the rival abbey, so much the better.

Adelia finds 12th-century England a barbarous place. England finds Adelia a jaw-dropping anomaly. And Franklin exploits the contrast brilliantly. We're on Adelia's side from the start, identifying with her quite modern sensibilities – but at the same time, as she begins to know the English inhabitants as people, we sympathize with them, too. And a small but nice romantic subplot develops as the celibate, married-to-science Adelia discovers to her horror that live bodies have minds of their own.

Though the story is set in Cambridge, the Crusades run through the culture. We see both the corruption and the idealistic faith of the period, and while the Jews come off by far the best, Christians and Muslims are portrayed with evenhanded understanding. Beyond this, the story's background is a wonderful tapestry of the paradoxes and struggles of the times: Christianity and Islam, Christians and Jews, science and superstition, and the new power of Henry II's rule of law versus the stranglehold of the Church.

There are also fascinating details of historical forensic medicine, entertaining notes on women in science (the medical school at Salerno is not fictional), and a nice running commentary on science and superstition, as distinct from religious faith. Franklin does this subtly, by showing effects, rather than by beating us over the head with her opinions. These are clear enough but expressed with artistry rather than political correctness.

Franklin likewise balances cynicism, humanity and objectivity well. Adelia feels horror, fury and sympathy on behalf of the victims and the bereaved, but she doesn't let that get in the way of finding the truth. And the story makes it clear that the motives of those who want a solution to the crime are not necessarily purer than the motives of those who want to conceal it.

Mistress of the Art of Death is wonderfully plotted, with a dozen twists – and with final rabbits pulled out of not one hat but two, as both the mystery and the romance reach satisfactorily unexpected conclusions. It's a historical mystery that succeeds brilliantly as both historical fiction and crime-thriller. Above all, though, Franklin has written a terrific story, whose appeal rests on the personalities of the all-too-human beings who inhabit it.

– Diana Gabaldon, author of a series of historical novels, including "Outlander" and "A Breath of Snow and Ashes."

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Обложка книги Murder of a Sweet Old Lady Murder of a Sweet Old Lady

 Автор: Swanson Denise


Second in the delightful new Scumble River mystery series… When school pyschologist Skye Denison's beloved grandma is found dead in her bed, an autopsy proves it was murder. And Skye is determined to find out whodunit, even if the answer lies in the rotten roots of her own family tree.

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Обложка книги Miasteczko Cove Miasteczko Cove

 Автор: Coulter Catherine


Sally Brainerd ucieka z lecznicy psychiatrycznej, gdzie została umieszczona wbrew swej woli, i w przebraniu przyjeżdża do miasteczka Cove. W ślad za nią przybywa agent specjalny FBI, James Quinlan, który sądzi, że dzięki niej uda mu się wyjaśnić zagadkę morderstwa. Jednak wkrótce jego znajomość z Sally przybiera inny niż służbowy charakter… a to wszystko dzieje się w miasteczku Cove, położonym nad brzegiem oceanu.

Nowa książka Catherine Coulter, znanej już dobrze polskim czytelnikom z romansów historycznych – "Młoda pani Sherbrooke", "Szalony baron", "Dziedzictwo Valentine" i innych – napisana z werwą i dużą dozą humoru, jak wszystkie książki tej popularnej amerykańskiej autorki.

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Обложка книги Młodość dla wybranych Młodość dla wybranych

 Автор: Gerritsen Tess


Na ostry dyżur do szpitala w Springer w Bostonie zostaje przyjęty staruszek z objawami choroby Alzheimera. Wstępne badanie nie ujawnia żadnych dolegliwości neurologicznych. Podejrzewając udar mózgu, doktor Toby Harper nakazuje wykonanie tomografii komputerowej. W czasie, gdy reanimuje kolejnego pacjenta, jej podopieczny dosłownie rozpływa się w powietrzu.

Kilkanaście dni później do szpitala trafia mężczyzna z takimi samymi objawami, jak u nadal nie odnalezionego Harry’ego Slotkina. Obu wcześniej leczył doktor Carl Wallenberg. Pacjent umiera, a Toby, wbrew woli Wallenberga, aranżuje sekcję zwłok. Diagnoza nie pozostawia wątpliwości co do przyczyny śmierci: zarażenie chorobą szalonych krów.

Kilka innych tajemniczych zgonów, których wyjaśnieniem zajmuje się Toby, wskazuje coraz wyraźniej, że to nie epidemia, lecz rezultat czyjegoś świadomego działania. Tropy prowadzą do luksusowego domu opieki, w których Wallenberg i jego współpracownicy przeprowadzają eksperymenty medyczne na starcach, wszczepiając im hormony…

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Обложка книги Menaced Assassin Menaced Assassin

 Автор: Gores Joe

Обложки нет Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment

 Автор: Patterson James


From Publishers Weekly

Themes from Patterson's popular adult titles When the Wind Blows and The Lake House waft through this YA thriller, the author's first in the genre. Wood stars as Maximum Ride, 14-year-old leader of a band of kids who have escaped the lab where they were bred as 98% human and 2% bird (wings being a key component) and developed a variety of other-worldly talents. In Patterson's unusual universe, Max and her young cohorts are soon forced to rescue one of their own-a girl named Angel-from a pack of mutant wolf-humans called Erasers. Wood nails Patterson's often adult-beyond-their-years dialogue with a jaded tone. But the result of this pairing makes Max sound more off-putting than cool or intriguing. The listening experience is stalled in the starting gate, keeping the action-adventure earthbound rather than high-flying. Ages 12-up.

From School Library Journal

Grade 7 Up-A group of genetically enhanced kids who can fly and have other unique talents are on the run from part-human, part-wolf predators called Erasers in this exciting SF thriller that's not wholly original but is still a compelling read. Max, 14, and her adopted family-Fang and Iggy, both 13, Nudge, 11, Gazzy, 8, and Angel, 6-were all created as experiments in a lab called the School. Jeb, a sympathetic scientist, helped them escape and, since then, they've been living on their own. The Erasers have orders to kill them so the world will never find out they exist. Max's old childhood friend, Ari, now an Eraser leader, tracks them down, kidnaps Angel, and transports her back to the School to live like a lab rat again. The youngsters are forced to use their special talents to rescue her as they attempt to learn about their pasts and their destinies. The novel ends with the promise that this journey will continue in the sequel. As with Patterson's adult mystery thrillers, in-depth characterization is secondary to the fast-moving plot. The narrative alternates between Max's first-person point-of-view and that of the others in the third person, but readers don't get to know Max very well. The only major flaw is that the children sound like adults most of the time. This novel is reminiscent of David Lubar's Hidden Talents (Tor, 1999) and Ann Halam's Dr. Franklin's Island.

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Обложки нет Marker

 Автор: Cook Robin


The master of the medical thriller returns with his most heart-pounding tale yet.

Twenty-eight-year-old Sean McGillin is the picture of health, until he fractures his leg while in-line skating in New York City 's Central Park. Within twenty-four hours of his surgery, he dies.

A thirty-six-year-old mother, Darlene Morgan, has knee surgery to repair a torn ligament in her knee. And within twenty-four hours, she has died.

New York City medical examiners Dr. Laurie Montgomery and Dr. Jack Stapleton are back, in Robin Cook's electrifying twenty-fifth novel. Last seen in Vector, the doctors confront a series of puzzling hospital deaths of young, healthy people after successful routine surgery.

Despite institutional resistance from her superiors, as well as from those at Manhattan General, Laurie doggedly pursues the investigation. Though it seems impossible to determine why and how the patients are dying, she comes to suspect that not only are the deaths related-they're intentional, suggesting the work of a remarkably clever serial killer with a very unusual motive, involving frightening ties to both developing genomic medicine and the economics of modern-day health care.

Then Laurie is dealt a double blow: While coping with Jack's inability to commit to their relationship, she discovers she carries a genetic marker for a breast-cancer gene. As her personal life continues to unravel, the need for answers becomes more urgent, especially when Laurie is pulled into the nightmare as a potential victim herself. With time winding down, she and Jack race to connect the dots-and save Laurie's life.

With his signature blend of suspense and science, Robin Cook delivers an electrifying page-turner as vivid as today's headlines.

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Обложка книги Mistrzyni sztuki śmierci Mistrzyni sztuki śmierci

 Автор: Franklin Ariana


Cztery potworne morderstwa… Nieuchwytny zabójca… I niezwykła kobieta, która potrafi skłonić zmarłych do wyjawienia sekretów. W 1171 roku bestialskie zabójstwa dzieci wstrząsają Cambridge. Król sprowadza ze słynnej sycylijskiej szkoły medycznej najlepszego mistrza sztuki śmierci – biegłego w anatomii i arkanach śledztwa. Któż mógłby jednak przypuszczać, że ów medyk jest… kobietą. W zabobonnej Anglii Adelia musi kryć swą prawdziwą tożsamość, by nie oskarżono jej o czary. Potajemnie bada okaleczone zwłoki, dokonuje oględzin miejsc zbrodni i dzięki wiedzy i dedukcji układa listę podejrzanych. Bogobojni mieszczanie, rozmodleni mnisi, usłużni dworzanie, waleczni rycerze… Kto z nich jest mordercą, który już wybrał następną ofiarę?

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Обложка книги Muerte en el hoyo 18 Muerte en el hoyo 18

 Автор: Coben Harlan


El golf, precisamente, no es el deporte preferido de Myron Bolitar. Pero ahí está: presenciando entre bostezos el Abierto de Estados Unido. Es el mejor escaparate para un agente deportivo en busca de clientes. Y parece que va a tener suerte: Linda Coldren, número uno en la lista de ganancias en el circuito americano promete contratarle. Antes, sin embargo, tendrá que encontrar a su hijo, que ha desaparecido misteriosamente justo cuando el marido de Linda, Jack, parece que va a tener de nuevo la posibilidad de ganar el torneo. Win, para sorpresa de Bolitar, sin embargo, le va a pedir que no acepte el caso. Myron, por una vez, decide ignorarle y se lanza a la búsqueda de Chad. Muy pronto comprenderá que nunca debió de hacerlo. Descubrirá que un mundo de falsas apariencias, estafas, dolor y muerte, pero, sobre todo, obligará a Win a revivir su pasado, traumas de la infancia que no se olvidan jamás.

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Обложка книги Motivo de ruptura Motivo de ruptura

 Автор: Coben Harlan


El agente deportivo Myron Bolitar está a punto de llegar a lo más alto. Lo mismo pude decirse de Christian Steele, un quarterback recién llegado a la liga profesional y su cliente más importante. Sin embargo, la llamada de una ex novia de Chistian, una chica a quien todo el mundo cree muerta, incluso la policía, pone en peligro la firma de un contrato. Myron, de pronto, se ve envuelto en una intriga relacionada con sexo y chantajes, y mientras trata de descubrir la verdad sobre una tragedia familiar, una mujer y las mentiras de un hombre se enfrenta al lado oscuro de su profesión.

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Обложка книги Mujeres peligrosas Mujeres peligrosas

 Автор: , Klavan Andrew, Connolly John, Deaver Jeffery, Perry Anne, Penzler Otto, Rozan S J, McBain Ed, Connelly Michael, Oates Joyce Carol, Mosley Walter, Lippman Laura, Demille Nelson, Cook Thomas H, Carcaterra Lorenzo, Jance J A, Rankin Ian, McInerney Jay, Leonard Elmore


Las mujeres más peligrosas son aquellas que resultan irresistibles. ¿Qué hace peligrosa a una mujer? Su gran belleza, su encanto, su inteligencia, la manera en que se aparta el cabello de los ojos, o el modo de reírse. Puede tener conciencia absoluta de su poder, o desconocerlo por completo. Utilizarlo comoa rma o protegerse detrás de él. La intención y el propósito no aumentan ni disminuyen el poder, y ése es mayor peligro de todos los que son seducidos y sometidos por él.

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Обложка книги Memorias de una viuda Memorias de una viuda

 Автор: Oates Joyce Carol


«Le hipnotizará y le conmoverá… Un libro más dolorosamente autorrevelador de lo que la Oates novelista o crítica se haya atrevido a publicar jamás.» – Ann Hulbert, The New York Times Book Review

En una mañana gris de febrero, Joyce Carol Oates llevó a su marido Raymond Smith a urgencias aquejado de una neumonía; una semana después, ciertas complicaciones terminaban con su vida. Estas deslumbrantes páginas capturan el estado emocional de Oates tras la repentina muerte de su marido, y cómo se ve obligada a hallar su equilibrio sin la alianza que la había sostenido durante cuarenta y siete años y veinticinco días.

Llenas de agudas reflexiones y, a veces, de humor negro, estas Memorias de una viuda narran también una conmovedora historia de amor, lírica, moral e implacable, como las que pueblan sus novelas, y ofrecen un inédito retrato de su intimidad, hasta ahora celosamente guardada.

«Impecable… No cometa el error de pasar por alto este libro; simplemente, es demasiado bueno para perdérselo.» – Dave Moyer, The New York Journal of Books

«Sorprendente… Periodística e intuitiva, emocional y reflexiva… Oates comenzó escribiendo el diario de una viuda, y lo que ha logrado es la historia de un matrimonio.» – Geeta Sharma Jensen, The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

«Oates pertenece a la vieja estirpe de Poe, Borges, Kafka, Cortázar o Chéjov…» – Ángeles López, Qué Leer

«Una novela maravillosamente escrita y muy conmovedora… Una compra valiosa para el lector de memorias y, en especial, para los más mayores.» – Library Journal

«Oates escribe con una honestidad visceral y no ceja en obligar a sus lectores a las conjeturas al respecto de su próxima y estremecedora empresa.» – Kirkus Reviews

«Las memorias de Oates se unirán a Antonia Fraser y Joan Didion en la sección de obras esenciales sobre la pérdida.» – The Daily Beast

«Tiene tanto de retrato de un matrimonio único como de crónica del duelo… Inmensamente conmovedora.» – Kim Hubbard, People Magazine

«Tan cautivadora como dolorosa… un relato desgarrador… Esta posibilidad que Oates ofrece al lector de experimentar la muerte de Smith del mismo y dramático modo en que lo hizo ella es algo muy característico del excelente equilibrio de la autora entre lo intelectual y lo emocional.» – Valerie Sayers, The Washington Post

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Обложка книги Mice Mice

 Автор: Reece Gordon


An electrifying psychological thriller about a mother and daughter pushed to their limits.


Shelley and her mom have been menaced long enough. Excused from high school where a trio of bullies nearly killed her, and still reeling from her parents' humiliating divorce, Shelley has retreated with her mother to the quiet of Honeysuckle Cottage in the countryside. Thinking their troubles are over, they revel in their cozy, secure life of gardening and books, hot chocolate and Brahms by the fire. But on the eve of Shelley's sixteenth birthday, an unwelcome guest disturbs their peace and something inside Shelley snaps. What happens next will shatter all their certainties-about their safety, their moral convictions, the limits of what they are willing to accept, and what they're capable of.


Debut novelist Gordon Reece has written a taut tale of gripping suspense, packed with action both comic and terrifying. Shelley is a spellbinding narrator, and her delectable mix of wit, irony, and innocence transforms the major current issue of bullying into an edge- of-your-seat story of fear, violence, family loyalty, and the outer reaches of right and wrong.

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Обложки нет Muerte En Hong Kong

 Автор: Gardner John


James Bond

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Обложки нет Muerte En Hong KongNadie Vive Enternamente

 Автор: Gardner John


James Bond

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Обложка книги Misión De Honor Misión De Honor

 Автор: Gardner John


En su última película, James Bond renuncia a la categoría de 007, abandona el servicio y parte hacia Montecarlo, al volante de su Bentley Mulsanne Turbo, para cumplir una misión distinta a todo lo que había hecho hasta aquel momento. ¿Cómo explicar el súbito cambio de vida del hombre que venía siendo la más elogiada arma defensiva de cuantas ha tenido el Estado británico? ¿Y qué imprevisibles consecuencias tendrá esta decisión para el juego internacional de fuerzas cuyo equilibrio nos permite a los ciudadanos corrientes dormir tranquilos? Bond ha sido nombrado heredero de su tío Bruce, de Australia, con una condición de obligado cumplimiento: tiene que gastar las primeras cien mil libras del legado frívolamente, en actividades censurables cuya elección deja a su albedrío, dentro de un plazo determinado. Y Bond decide conciliar parte de ese mandato con su renovada pasión por ese príncipe de los coches que es el Bentley. Pero su abandono del Servicio exige explicaciones más consistentes. En el Parlamento, la oposición interpela al Ministerio a propósito de fallos en el sistema de seguridad británico encubiertos por el Gobierno. El que se sospeche de él no preocupa tanto a Bond como la posibilidad de que en el esclarecimiento de los hechos su honorabilidad se ponga en tela de juicio. Esta nueva y diabólica trama de John Gardner conduce a James Bond hasta un genio de los ordenadores que traiciona al Pentágono. También le enfrenta a un siniestro ejército mercenario que está fraguando una audaz operación terrorista, y le lleva a un alocado vuelo en zeppelín sobre Ginebra coincidiendo con la celebración de una conferencia en la cumbre de defensa de la paz. Y para salvar su honor, James Bond tendrá que vencer todos esos obstáculos…

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Обложка книги Measure of Darkness Measure of Darkness

 Автор: Jordan Chris

Обложка книги Morir a los 27 Morir a los 27

 Автор: Gelinek Joseph


“John Winston, cantante y líder de The Walrus, aparece muerto con cuatro disparos en la suite de su hotel después de un concierto. La policía pronto descubre que Winston ha fallecido a una edad considerada maldita en el mundo de la música pop. Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin y Jim Morrison son algunos de los ilustres miembros del macabro club de los 27. A pesar de su imagen de apóstol de la paz, Winston tenía numerosos enemigos. Entre ellos, el irlandés Ronan O’Rahilly, “Mr. Download”, el más famoso pirata informático que mediante holografías, ha conseguido piratear el último bastión que les quedaba a los músicos: los conciertos en directo. Además, la investigación da un vuelco inesperado: Markk David Champman, el asesino de John Lennon que lleva recluido en prisión más de treinta años, asegura estar detrás de la muerte de Winston. Empresas discográficas sin escrúpulos seductoras groupies caza estrellas, fans enloquecidos… la novela muestra la cara más oscura del negocio del rock”.

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Обложка книги Magiczny Nóż Magiczny Nóż

 Автор: Pullman Philip


„Magiczny nóż” to druga część trylogii „Mroczne materie”. Akcja powieści rozgrywa się w trzech wszechświatach – w naszym świecie, w świecie znanym z pierwszej części „Zorza północna”, który jest podobny do naszego, lecz równocześnie odmienny, oraz w nowym, obcym świecie, który różni się od tamtych obu.

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Обложка книги Miranda Miranda

 Автор: Sellars M R

 Серия: A Rowan Gant investigation

Обложка книги Mounting Fears Mounting Fears

 Автор: Woods Stuart

 Серия: Will Lee

Обложки нет Missing Persons

 Автор: White Stephen


The stakes have just been raised for psychologist Alan Gregory: His friend and fellow therapist Hannah Grant has died at the office, mysteriously and suddenly. The police are baffled, leaving another apparent homicide unsolved in Boulder, Colorado. Only Alan has the means to decipher Hannah’s clues, a quest that will take him to Las Vegas and lead him to question the integrity of those closest to him.

The clock is ticking as Alan tracks one of Hannah’s most elusive patients; has she been kidnapped, or is she a runaway? The answers to both cases may be locked in the mind of a patient he has been treating for a schizoid personality disorder. In a maze of dilemmas that could cost him his career, or his life, Alan takes a bold risk that will have readers racing to the stunning conclusion of Missing Persons.

Smart and fast-paced, Missing Persons showcases the rapid-fire dialogue and taut story lines that have made Stephen White the bestselling author that he is today.

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Обложки нет Midnight In Death

 Автор: Robb J D


The number-one New York Times bestselling In Death series explodes with intrigue, passion, and suspense. Now, Nora Roberts writing as J.D. Robb propels you into the darkest night of Lieutenant Eve Dallas's life-when a killer comes to call.

Eve's name has a made a Christmas list, but it's not for being naughty or nice. It's for putting a serial killer behind bars. Now the escaped madman has her in his sights. With her husband Roarke at her side, Eve must stop the man from exacting his bloody vengeance-or die trying.

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Обложки нет M is for Malice

 Автор: Grafton Sue


From Publishers Weekly

Approaching middle age warily, PI Kinsey Millhone of the Southern California coast is mildly depressed, romantically vulnerable and in the process of reassessing her family ties. Yet, when it comes to her professional abilities, she's at the top of her form, as this deftly plotted and absorbing novel (her 13th appearance, after L Is for Lawless) proves. Bader Malek, a local industrial tycoon, has died, and his four sons now stand to inherit a substantial fortune. But one of them, Guy, has been missing since 1968. A drug addict, ne'er-do-well and all-around miscreant, Guy had been disinherited by his exasperated father shortly before he vanished. But that particular will has disappeared, and Kinsey has been hired by the family to find out if Guy is still alive and thus in line to collect his original portion of the estate. She quickly succeeds in locating him and brings back a sweet, guileless and totally reformed man. But is he? The three other brothers?a truly devious, arrogant and greedy lot?are deeply ambivalent about Guy's return. A murder in the family leaves the surviving Malek kin as prime suspects. This is a subtle and swiftly moving novel, pleasantly unpredictable, with an agreeable overlay of smoldering romance, as fellow PI and former lover Robert Dietz reenters Kinsey's life. Grafton's heroine?more introspective, yet still feisty and surefooted?leads this finely tuned and at times electrifying tale to a thoroughly satisfying conclusion. 1,000,000 first printing.

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Обложка книги Manitú Manitú

 Автор: Masterton Graham


¿Puede la mente humana proyectar una imagen o sugestionar a alguien, sin importar el tiempo o la distancia? ¿Existe la posesión de espíritus? ¿Es verdad que en nuestra época se dan las manifestaciones de las artes que implican la magia y el espiritismo? ¿Puede ser inmoral crearle daño a otra persona valiéndose de la transmisión del pensamiento para causarle la enfermedad y aun la muerte?

Manitú, uno de los libros más vendidos en España, obra de Graham Masterton, nos da respuesta a más de uno de estos interrogantes, narrándonos la historia más insólita, tan solo comparable con El bebé de Rosemary o El exorcista, tal vez superando estas dos obras en muchísimos cuadros de suspenso, llenos de un terror intenso y escalofriante.

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Обложка книги Maybe Maybe

 Автор: Locke John


When an angry, unemployed chemist unleashes a bio-terrorist attack against women and children, the president of the United States asks Donovan Creed to get involved. It's just one more thing on Creed's plate.

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Обложка книги March Into Hell March Into Hell

 Автор: McDonald M P

 Серия: Mark Taylor

Обложка книги Marked Man Marked Man

 Автор: Lashner William


It must have been a hell of a night. One of those long, dangerous nights where the world shifts and doors open. A night of bad judgment and wrong turns, of weariness and hilarity and a hard sexual charge that both frightens and compels. A night where your life changes irrevocably, for better or for worse, but who the hell cares, so long as it changes.

It must have been a night just like that, yeah, if only I could remember it.

All Victor Carl knows is that he’s just woken up with his suit in tatters, his socks missing, and a stinging pain in his chest thanks to a new tattoo he doesn’t remember getting: a heart inscribed with the name Chantal Adair.

My apartment is trashed, my partnership is cracking up, I’m drinking too much, flirting with reporters, sleeping with Realtors. Frankly, I’m in desperate need of something hard and clean in my life, and finding Chantal is all I have.

Is Chantal Adair the love of Victor’s life or a terrible drunken mistake? Victor intends to find out, but right now he’s got bigger concerns. His client, a wanted man, needs to come in out of the cold, and he’s got a stolen painting for Victor to use as leverage.

But someone is not happy that the painting has surfaced. Or that the client is threatening to tell all. Or that Victor is sniffing around for information about Chantal Adair. The closer Victor comes to figuring it all out, the deeper into danger he falls, as the ghosts of the past return to claim what’s theirs.

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Обложка книги My Dead Body My Dead Body

 Автор: Huston Charlie


NOBODY LIVES FOREVER. NOT EVEN A VAMPYRE.

Just ask Joe Pitt. After exposing the secret source of blood for half of Manhattan 's Vampyres, he's definitely a dead man walking. He's been a punching bag and a bullet magnet for every Vampyre Clan in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx, not to mention a private eye, an enforcer, an exile, and a vigilante, but now he's just a target with legs.

For a year he's sloshed around the subway tunnels and sewers, tapping the veins of the lost, while above ground a Vampyre civil war threatens to drag the Clans into the sunlight once and for all. What's it gonna take to dig him up? Just the search for a missing girl who's carrying a baby that just might be the destiny of Vampyre-kind. Not that Joe cares all that much about destiny and such. What he cares about is that his ex-girl Evie wants him to take the gig. What's the risk? Another turn playing pigeon in a shooting gallery. What's the reward? Maybe one shot of his own. What's he aiming for? Nothing much. Just all the evil at the heart of his world.

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Обложка книги Matar A Henry Parker Matar A Henry Parker

 Автор: Pinter Jason


Me mudé a Nueva York hace un mes para convertirme en el mejor periodista de todos los tiempos. Para encontrar las mayores historias jamás contadas. Y ahora aquí estoy: Henry Parker, veinticuatro años, exhausto y aturdido, a punto de que una bala acabe con mi vida. No puedo huir. Huir es lo único que Amanda y yo hemos hecho las últimas setenta y dos horas. Y estoy cansado. Cansado de saber la verdad y de no poder contarla.

Hace cinco minutos creía haberlo resuelto todo. Sabía que aquellos dos hombres (el agente del FBI y el asesino a sueldo) querían matarme, pero por motivos muy distintos. Si muero esta noche, más gente morirá mañana…

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Обложка книги Mascaras Mascaras

 Автор: Padura Leonardo


Premio Café Gijón de Novela 1995 Convocado por el Ayuntamiento de Gijón y patrocinado por la Caja de Asturias

Pese a una obra narrativa y ensayística muy notable, ya reconocida no sólo en su país sino también en Hispanoamérica, sólo ahora llega a los lectores españoles Máscaras, la cuarta novela de Leonardo Padura, galardonada con el Premio Café Gijón de Novela 1995. Con su publicación queremos reparar en cierto modo ese olvido al que relegamos, con demasiada frecuencia, a una valiosísima nueva generación de escritores cubanos que han nacido prácticamente con la Revolución y siguen viviendo en Cuba. Máscaras forma parte de una tetralogía de novelas policiacas, protagonizadas por el mismo personaje, el teniente de policía Conde, hombre solitario y desencantado, sancionado en la Central por una antigua insubordinación, y a quien vuelven a llamar para investigar los casos más extraños y menos lucidos. Este entrañable personaje, y el género novelesco en el que se enmarca, le sirven a Padura para abrirse a un horizonte más amplio: sus historias trazan, de hecho, un fresco a la vez risueño y sombrío de las pequeñas grandezas y grandes miserias de la vida cotidiana en la Cuba actual y las someten, como de pasada, a una brillante y profunda reflexión. En la tupida arboleda del Bosque de La Habana aparece un 6 de agosto, día en que la Iglesia celebra la transfiguración de Jesús, el cuerpo de un travesti con el lazo de seda roja de la muerte aún al cuello. Para mayor zozobra del Conde, aquella mujer «sin los beneficios de la naturaleza», vestida de rojo, resulta ser Alexis Arayán, hijo de un respetado diplomático del régimen cubano. La investigación se inicia con la visita del Conde al impresionante personaje del Marqués, hombre de letras y de teatro, homosexual desterrado en su propia tierra en una casona desvencijada, especie de excéntrico santo y brujo a la vez, culto, inteligente, astuto y dotado de la más refinada ironía. Poco a poco, el Conde va adentrándose en el mundo hosco en el que le introduce ladinamente el Marqués, poblado de seres que parecen todos portadores de la verdad de Alexis Arayán… ¿Pero dónde, en semejante laberinto, encontrará el Conde su verdad?

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Обложка книги Mission Flats Mission Flats

 Автор: Landay William

Обложка книги Moscow Noir Moscow Noir

 Автор: Smirnova Natalia, Goumen Julia, Anuchkin Alexander, Zotov Igor, Shulpyakov Gleb, Tuchkov Vladimir, Starobinets Anna, Kuritsyn Vyacheslav, Samsonov Sergei, Evdokimov Alexei, Petrushevskaya Ludmila, Maximov Maxim, Denezhkina Irina, Kosyrev Dmitry, Khusnutdinov Andrei, Kuznetsov Sergei


The more you watch Moscow, the more it looks like a huge chameleon that keeps changing its face—and it isn’t always pretty. Following Akashic Books’ international success with London Noir, Delhi Noir, Paris Noir, and others, the Noir series explores this fabled and troubled city’s darkest recesses.

Features brand-new stories by: Alexander Anuchkin, Igor Zotov, Gleb Shulpyakov, Vladimir Tuchkov, Anna Starobinets, Vyacheslav Kuritsyn, Sergei Samsonov, Alexei Evdokimov, Ludmila Petrushevskaya, Maxim Maximov, Irina Denezhkina, Dmitry Kosyrev, Andrei Khusnutdinov, and Sergei Kuznetsov.

Natalia Smirnova was born in 1978 in Moscow. In 2006, together with Julia Goumen, she founded Goumen & Smirnova Literary Agency, representing Russian authors worldwide.

Julia Goumen was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1977. She holds a PhD in English and has worked in publishing since 2001.

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Обложка книги Mysterious Skin Mysterious Skin

 Автор: Heim Scott


"The summer I was eight years old, five hours disappeared from my life"?so runs the catchy opening to Heim's impressive first novel. The speaker is Brian Lackey, now a troubled teenager, once an introverted kid growing up scared in the small town of Hutchinson, Kans. The reason for his memory lapse and his fear, as we and Brian learn during the course of the novel, turns out not to be the space aliens that he first suspects, but his molestation at the hands of his Little League coach. The key to Brian's reclamation of those lost hours is homosexual hustler Neil McCormick?the slugger on that Little League team and an accomplice to Brian's sexual abuse. Working its way over the course of a decade toward Brian and Neil's reunion, the narrative unfolds through chapters whose points of view alternate among Brian, Neil and a handful of their siblings and confidants. Heim makes numerous freshman mistakes, including a relatively static narrative, prominent characters who outlive their usefulness and occasional lapses in the writing. He also creates scenes of genuine beauty, however, and handles his complicated characters and delicate subject matter with calm assurance.

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Обложка книги Muerte en el Exilio Muerte en el Exilio

 Автор: Mina Denise


Laureen O'Donnell trabaja en la Casa de Acogida para Mujeres de Glasgow, donde conoce a Anne Harris, una chica que llega al centro con dos costillas rotas y en plena batalla contra el alcoholismo. Dos semanas después, el cuerpo de Anne aparece en el río, grotescamente mutilado y envuelto en una manta. Todo apunta a que el marido de Anne es el asesino, pero ¿no puede haber un culpable menos evidente?

Maureen y su amiga Leslie tratan de romper con la indiferencia que rodea el asesinato de Anne, aunque, misteriosamente, Leslie mantiene la boca bien cerrada y no cuenta todo lo que sabe. En un intento por aclarar la confusión en la que se ve sumida su vida, Maureen viaja a Londres. Sin embargo, en lugar de solucionar sus problemas, pronto se verá inmersa en un mundo de violencia y drogadicción.

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Обложка книги Muerte en Glasgow Muerte en Glasgow

 Автор: Mina Denise


Maureen O'Donnell no es una chica con suerte. Además de vivir en un barrio marginal de Glasgow y ser paciente de un centro psiquiátrico, se encuentra anclada a un trabajo sin futuro y a una relación hermética con Douglas, un psicoterapeuta poco transparente.

A punto de poner fin a su relación con Douglas. Maureen se despierta una buena mañana con una resaca insufrible y con su novio muerto en la cocina de su piso. La policía la considera una de las principales sospechosas, tanto por ser una joven que- se sale de los cánones de la normalidad como por su carácter inestable y su actitud poco cooperativa. Incluso su madre y su hermana sospechan de ella. Presa del pánico y con un sentimiento de abandono por parte de sus amigos y familiares. Maureen empieza a poner en duda todo lo que creía inamovible.

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Обложка книги Missing in Death Missing in Death

 Автор: Robb J D

 Серия: Eve Dallas and husband Roarke

Обложка книги Mister Slaughter Mister Slaughter

 Автор: McCammon Robert

 Серия: Matthew Corbett


Murder and ghoulish mayhem are the order of the day in bestseller McCammon's colorful third thriller featuring "problem-solver" Matthew Corbett and his escapades in early 18th-century America. After confronting a criminal mastermind in The Queen of Bedlam (2007), Matthew finds himself a celebrity whose exploits have become sensational fodder for colonial tabloids. This heady attention contributes to a bad lapse of judgment when he and his senior associate, Hudson Greathouse, accidentally allow a brutal murderer, Tyranthus Slaughter, to give them the slip while they transport him to prison in Philadelphia. The rousing narrative details Matthew's dogged pursuit of the indestructible Tyranthus as the killer cuts a bloody swath through the Pennsylvania wilderness. McCammon shows a sure hand balancing scenes of Matthew's quiet contemplation with the cold-blooded carnage that makes his quarry's name so appropriate.

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Обложка книги Mężczyźni, Którzy Nienawidzą Kobiet Mężczyźni, Którzy Nienawidzą Kobiet

 Автор: Larsson Stieg


Pewnego wrześniowego dnia w 1966 roku szesnastoletnia Harriet Vanger znika bez śladu. Prawie czterdzieści lat później Mikael Blomkvist – dziennikarz i wydawca magazynu "Millennium" otrzymuje nietypowe zlecenie od Henrika Vangera – magnata przemysłowego, stojącego na czele wielkiego koncernu. Ten prosi znajdującego się na zakręcie życiowym dziennikarza o napisanie kroniki rodzinnej Vangerów. Okazuje się, że spisywanie dziejów to tylko pretekst do próby rozwiązania skomplikowanej zagadki. Mikael Blomkvist, skazany za zniesławienie, rezygnuje z obowiązków zawodowych i podejmuje się niezwykłego zlecenia. Po pewnym czasie dołącza do niego Lisbeth Salander – młoda, intrygująca outsiderka i genialna researcherka. Wspólnie szybko wpadają na trop mrocznej i krwawej historii rodzinnej.

"Mężczyźni, którzy nienawidzą kobiet" to doskonały, pełen pasji thriller, w którym tajemnica trzyma czytelnika w napięciu aż do samego końca. Po książki Larssona na całym świecie sięgnęło już prawie 9 mln czytelników! Tę książkę można czytać na wielu płaszczyznach: jako kryminał pełen mrocznych tajemnic, jako znakomitą, wielowątkową powieść współczesną, pełną prawdziwych zdarzeń i osób, jako thriller psychologiczny z doskonale skrojonymi sylwetkami bohaterów. Autor ma fantastyczną zdolność jednoczesnego prowadzenia wielu skomplikowanych wątków, które błyskotliwie wiąże ze sobą. To pierwsza z trzech książek o Mikaelu Blomkviście i Lisbeth Salander zebranych w serii "Millennium" Mimo 640 stron – trudno się od niej oderwać!

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Обложка книги Make Her Pay Make Her Pay

 Автор: St Claire Roxanne


Bullet Catcher and former Navy SEAL Constantine Xenakis has infiltrated a dive ship to discover who's plundering priceless gems from a legendary sunken Spanish galleon. When he catches Lizzie Dare red-handed in the locked treasure room, her story of a stolen ancestral legacy convinces him to work with the sexy thief instead of turning her in – and not just because he wants to find the real culprit. Lizzie is willing to risk everything to save the Bombay Blue Diamonds from her sworn enemy, even if that means giving in to an irresistible desire to get closer to her accomplice. But when passion hits them like a rogue wave and danger surrounds them like a school of hungry sharks, their adventure on the high seas turns treacherous…and deadly.

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Обложка книги Man in the middle Man in the middle

 Автор: Haig Brian

 Серия: Sean Drummond

Обложка книги Most Likely To Die Most Likely To Die

 Автор: Barton Beverly, Jackson Lisa, Staub Wendy Corsi


An omnibus of novels

New York Times bestselling authors Lisa Jackson, Beverly Barton, and Wendy Corsi Staub join forces to create a thrilling novel about love, revenge, and the dark secrets three women hold to a terrifying murder…

A KILLER WHO GETS AWAY WITH MURDER ONCE…

It's been twenty years since the night Jake Marcott was brutally murdered at St. Elizabeth High School. It's a night that shattered the lives of Lindsay Farrell, Kirsten Daniels, and Rachel Alsace. It's a night they'll never forget. A killer will make sure of that…

FINDS IT EASIER TO KILL AGAIN

A 20-year reunion has been scheduled for St. Elizabeth's. For some alumni, very special invitations have been sent: their smiling senior pictures slashed by an angry red line…

AND AGAIN…AND AGAIN…

Three women have been marked for death. Tonight, as the music plays, and the doors of St. Elizabeth are sealed, a killer will finish what was started long ago, and the sins of the past will be paid for in blood…

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Обложка книги Monster Monster

 Автор: Kellerman Jonathan


Two murder victims have been discovered in the boots of their cars. The first was would-be actor, Richard Dada; the second Dr Claire Argent, a psychiatrist at a maximum security hospital. Milo Sturgis tends to think there will be plenty of suspects amongst her clientele, but as his friend Alex Delaware remarks, none of his patients ever killed anyone and as they investigate the backgrounds of both victims it appears that Milo needs to look elsewhere, because neither of them are who they made themselves out to be.

As they slowly unravel the strands of their lies another, truly monstrous, character emerges: a man who gains his pleasure not from mere mutilattion and murder but from making his victims watch their own forthcoming death on film. And somehow he has control over some of the Claire Argent's patients, apparently securely behind bars.

In one of the most complex plots he has yet devised, Jonathan Kellerman has created a devastating mystery thriller.

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Обложка книги Mágicos Momentos Mágicos Momentos

 Автор: Roberts Nora


Para Ryan Swan, a la que la vida le había enseñado que sólo podía confiar en sí misma, Pierce Atkins era el último hombre al que debía confiarle el corazón. Pero ante la presencia cautivadora de Pierce, todas sus defensas parecían desvanecerse como por arte de magia.

A Pierce Atkins, obsesionado con huir de su pasado, no le costaría escapar del interior de una caja fuerte ante miles de espectadores. Pero, ¿estaba dispuesto a seguir huyendo toda la vida?, ¿o debía escuchar a su corazón y firmar el contrato de matrimonio que Ryan le ofrecía?

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Обложка книги Moonlight Becomes You Moonlight Becomes You

 Автор: Clark Mary Higgins


Maggie Holloway is unsatisfied with the explanation for her former stepmother's death, and when the residents of a nursing home begin dying suddenly and inexplicably she becomes suspicious. It is only later that she realizes she herself is a target for a twisted killer.

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Обложки нет Me Tanner, You Jane

 Автор: Block Lawrence


It’s a jungle out there. Literally. At least for Evan Tanner, eternally sleepless sometime superspy, who finds himself in Africa on the trail of the AWOL ruler of tiny Modonoland. It seems the petty despot’s gone missing, and he’s taken the state treasury along with him. No stranger to impossible missions and international peril, Tanner’s been in over his head before. This time, however, he’s in imminent danger of being buried alive. And it all has to do with the CIA, white supremacists, moderate revolutionaries… and a blond jungle bombshell named (no joke!) Sheena. Tanner’s always been a sucker for a pretty face and a curvaceous body, especially one that’s wrapped in leopard skin. But this red hot renegade daughter of a local missionary is a man-eater. Which means this time Tanner’s goose is well and truly cooked.

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Обложка книги Śmiertelna ekstaza Śmiertelna ekstaza

 Автор: Robb J D


Drew Mathias, zdolny elektronik i entuzjasta gier komputerowych, nie miał żadnego powodu, żeby odebrać sobie życie. Podobnie jak wzięty nowojorski adwokat S.T. Fitzhugh, wpływowy senator Peary czy Cerise Devane, przebojowa właścicielka popularnego brukowca. Tych czworga nie łączyło nic poza tym, że postanowili odejść z tego świata. Śledztwo nie przyniosło żadnego rezultatu, ale porucznik Eve Dallas z nowojorskiej policji nie chce uwierzyć, że były to samobójstwa. Kto jednak i dlaczego chciałby pozbawić życia czworo niezwiązanych ze sobą ludzi? I jak tego dokonał?

Porucznik Dallas postanawia mimo wszystko poszukać odpowiedzi na te pytania. Oczywiście może liczyć na pomoc świeżo poślubionego męża – superprzystojnego, superinteligentnego i bogatego Raorke’a – który kocha ją do szaleństwa i zrobi dla niej wszystko.

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Обложка книги Midnight Sun Midnight Sun

 Автор: Campbell Ramsey

Обложка книги Monday Night Jihad Monday Night Jihad

 Автор: Elam Jason, Yohn Steve


Just in time for the Super Bowl is this debut suspense novel from a 14-year NFL place kicker and his Colorado pastor. The result yields some nice moments paired with problematic writing and improbable plot twists. Air Force 2d Lt. Riley Covington is given grace to play NFL football instead of serving out his military time, but he opts to return to active duty after a horrific stadium bombing. Hakeem Qasim is an Iraqi groomed for terrorism by tragic events in his childhood. The lives of both the squeaky-clean Christian Riley and the radical Muslim Hakeem intersect in a way that readers will see coming early in the novel. Rich details about life as an NFL player invigorate the story; the details become problematic when the story gets wordy (as in one long and unnecessary chapter toward the end of the book). Although the final […] plot twist is too easy, unexpected humor helps leaven the serious themes, and the sparks of romance that fly between Riley and an American Muslim woman will pique readers' interest.

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Обложка книги Midnight Fugue Midnight Fugue

 Автор: Hill Reginald


Crime fiction fans are devoted to Reginald Hill's excellent sequence of Dalziel Pascoe novels, and there is a burgeoning interest in his equally adroit series featuring the canny private eye Joe Sixsmith (notably The Roar of the Butterflies, one of the most compelling entries in the series). However, for the real Reg Hill aficionado, it's Fat Andy and his more sophisticated colleague who inspire the real dedication, so the arrival of a new book, Midnight Fugue, is a cause for celebration – particularly as a refutation of the information in the title of Hill's recent novel, Dalziel is Dead.

Gina Wolfe arrives in north Yorkshire seeking her missing husband, believed dead. Her new fiancé, a policeman in the Met, suggests the caustic copper Andy Dalziel might be of help – and everyone involved discovers that dark events of years ago have a way of causing troubling eruptions in the present.

It's hard to believe, but it's been nearly four decades since readers first encountered the well-read, sensitive detective Peter Pascoe and his partner, the brash but winning Andy Dalziel, in A Clubbable Woman. Hill has always rung the changes in the series with new wrinkles that take us to startling terra incognita (for example, One Small Step addressed the first murder on the moon in the year 2010). But the key factor in the series' continuing success (leaving aside the ratings-winning TV adaptations) is Hill's eagerness to take on key societal issues (always, however, married to reader-grabbing plots) – and that characteristic is abundantly evident in Midnight Fugue, with the two protagonist striking sparks off each other in the usual highly satisfying fashion. -Barry Forshaw

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Обложка книги Manual De Perdedores Manual De Perdedores

 Автор: Sasturain Juan


No me ha gustado este libro tan mentado. Sasturain es un personaje, y a veces se lo ve actuando en fotonovelas para revistas literarias coloridas. Le entré con mucha expectativa, pero pronto me cansé. Tal vez el esfuerzo de mantener el libro abierto (la encuadernación de Sudamericana no tiene parangón), o lo simplón de la trama. Tal vez la hilaridad que despierta leer las proezas físicas de un jubilado municipal, o ese esfuerzo por hacer de la historia algo cotidiano. Si bien hay algunos hallazgos en la escritura, no llegué a leer la segunda historia. Ya me pudrí cuando la misma se insinúa al final de la primera. De todas maneras, pueden hacer la prueba. Tengo dudas sobre el abandono de las lecturas, pues a veces me ha pasado que retomé un libro varios años después del abandono, y me pregunté por qué había dejado una obra que ahora me gustaba. El libro está en las mesas de saldo de los supermercados a $6 (sí, seis pesos).

Sólo para mi vanagloria: comenzado el 1º de noviembre y abandonado al día siguiente.

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Обложка книги Méndez Méndez

 Автор: Ledesma Francisco ález


El inspector Ricardo Méndez, hijo de los barrios bajos de Barcelona, cree más en la verdad de las calles que en la de los tribunales. Arrastrando la nostalgia de su antiguo mudo, helo aquí caminando por las miserias de su ciudad, con su mirada capaz de sondear los resortes de los delitos, la cara oculta de los poderosos y la historia enterrada en la casa de una madame. Veintidós destellos de humor y virtuosismo, veintidós joyas esculpidas por el gran maestro de la novela políciaca española.

¿Acaso es necesario presentar al inspector Méndez

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Обложка книги Medicina para asesinos Medicina para asesinos

 Автор: Lenormand édéric


Un médico se ha atrevido a introducir un veneno mortal dentro del círculo del emperador de China. El juez Di recibe el encargo de investigar el Gran Servicio Médico, una institución única en el mundo que recoge todos los conocimientos médicos y forma a los mejores sabios del imperio. De la acupuntura a la farmacopea, Di emprende la búsqueda de un asesino brillante y temible y nos lleva a descubrir los refinamientos del arte médico chino.

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Обложка книги Mortuus Virgo Mortuus Virgo

 Автор: Ashman Kevin

Обложка книги Midnight Sun Midnight Sun

 Автор: Sands Basil


They should've let him go.

They should've let him retire in peace.

They should've left his woman out of it.


Kharzai Ghiassi has served the US Government his entire adult life. The best infiltration agent they've ever had. Death is not just his business, death is his life. He’s gone off the CIA’s radar and all they know is that someone is in danger.

When a former soccer star turned Islamic terrorist shows up in Anchorage Alaska, retired Marine Corps Special Operator Marcus ‘Mojo’ Johnson and his State Trooper wife Lonnie team up with the FBI’s Mike & Hilde Farris to put a stop to the threat that hangs over the city like a hammer about to fall. No one is safe. No on can hide in the Land of The Midnight Sun.

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Обложка книги Meltdown Meltdown

 Автор: Powlik James


A DEADLY SECRET LIES BURIED BENEATH THE WORLD’S LAST FRONTIER


Dr. Carol Harmon has taken her research vessel, the Phoenix, deep into one of the most forbidding places in the world, the ceaselessly shifting Arctic icescape. In one frightening moment, everything goes very wrong. During a routine dive, two of her crew are ravaged by what appears to be radiation poisoning. Knowing she needs help fast, Carol calls on the person she trusts most, a man leading his own expedition on the opposite pole of the globe.

Brock Garner is an oceanographer, a former Naval officer, and a man who has never quite stopped loving his ex-wife, Carol. By the time Garner arrives, a frightening scenario is taking shape: Deep beneath the ice, something is leaking deadly radiation. Worse yet, it may be only part of a bigger cataclysm. A disaster of untold proportions is looming — the world’s first man-made Ice Age. A life-and-death battle is about to be unleashed… not just for the Arctic, but for the very future of Earth.

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Обложка книги Meltdown Meltdown

 Автор: Powlik James

 Серия:


A DEADLY SECRET LIES BURIED BENEATH THE WORLD’S LAST FRONTIER


Dr. Carol Harmon has taken her research vessel, the Phoenix, deep into one of the most forbidding places in the world, the ceaselessly shifting Arctic icescape. In one frightening moment, everything goes very wrong. During a routine dive, two of her crew are ravaged by what appears to be radiation poisoning. Knowing she needs help fast, Carol calls on the person she trusts most, a man leading his own expedition on the opposite pole of the globe.

Brock Garner is an oceanographer, a former Naval officer, and a man who has never quite stopped loving his ex-wife, Carol. By the time Garner arrives, a frightening scenario is taking shape: Deep beneath the ice, something is leaking deadly radiation. Worse yet, it may be only part of a bigger cataclysm. A disaster of untold proportions is looming — the world’s first man-made Ice Age. A life-and-death battle is about to be unleashed… not just for the Arctic, but for the very future of Earth.

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Обложка книги Memory Man Memory Man

 Автор: Baldacci David

 Серия: Amos Decker


With over 110 million copies of his novels in print, David Baldacci is one of the most widely read storytellers in the world. Now he introduces a startling, original new character: a man with perfect memory who must solve his own family's murder.


MEMORY MAN


Amos Decker's life changed forever — twice.

The first time was on the gridiron. A big, towering athlete, he was the only person from his hometown of Burlington ever to go pro. But his career ended before it had a chance to begin. On his very first play, a violent helmet-to-helmet collision knocked him off the field for good, and left him with an improbable side effect — he can never forget anything.

The second time was at home nearly two decades later. Now a police detective, Decker returned from a stakeout one evening and entered a nightmare — his wife, young daughter, and brother-in-law had been murdered.

His family destroyed, their killer's identity as mysterious as the motive behind the crime, and unable to forget a single detail from that horrible night, Decker finds his world collapsing around him. He leaves the police force, loses his home, and winds up on the street, taking piecemeal jobs as a private investigator when he can.

But over a year later, a man turns himself in to the police and confesses to the murders. At the same time a horrific event nearly brings Burlington to its knees, and Decker is called back in to help with this investigation. Decker also seizes his chance to learn what really happened to his family that night. To uncover the stunning truth, he must use his remarkable gifts and confront the burdens that go along with them. He must endure the memories he would much rather forget. And he may have to make the ultimate sacrifice.


MEMORY MAN will stay with you long after the turn of the final page.

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Обложка книги MirrorWorld MirrorWorld

 Автор: Robinson Jeremy

 Серия:


Crazy has no memory and feels no fear. Dangerous and unpredictable, he’s locked away in SafeHaven, a psychiatric hospital, where he spends the long days watching Wheel of Fortune and wondering what the outside world smells like. When a mysterious visitor arives and offers him a way out Crazy doesn't hesitate to accept.

But outside the hospital Crazy is faced with a world on the brink of nuclear annihilation, and find himself relocated to Neuro Inc., a secretive corporation with strange givernment ties. When he discovers evidence of human experimentation he escapes with a syringe, the contents of which are unknown to him but precious to Neuro. Cornered and with a complete disregard for the results, Crazy makes himself indispensable by injecting the substance into his leg.

As the substance enters his bloodstream, though, his eyes are opened to a world beyond human experience, where fear is a tool and the shadows hide the source of mankind’s nightmares. Struggling to understand his new abilities, Crazy allies himself with the company he fled and begins peeling back the layers of his past, the brewing war between worlds, how he can stop it — and what he did to start it.


With Crazy, Robinson, whose trademarked pacing and inventive plots have been highly praised by bestselling authors like Jonathan Maberry, Scott Sigler and James Rollins, treats readers to a wildly imaginative, frenetically paced thriller exploring the origins of fear.

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Обложка книги MirrorWorld MirrorWorld

 Автор: Robinson Jeremy


Crazy has no memory and feels no fear. Dangerous and unpredictable, he’s locked away in SafeHaven, a psychiatric hospital, where he spends the long days watching Wheel of Fortune and wondering what the outside world smells like. When a mysterious visitor arrives and offers him a way out, Crazy doesn’t hesitate to accept.

But outside the hospital, Crazy is faced with a fear-fueled world on the brink of nuclear annihilation, and he finds himself relocated to Neuro Inc., a secretive corporation with shady government ties. After discovering evidence of human experimentation, he escapes with a syringe, the contents of which are unknown to him but precious to Neuro. Cornered and with a complete disregard for the results, Crazy makes himself indispensable by injecting the substance into his leg.

The mystery drug opens his eyes to a world beyond human experience, where fear is a weapon and the shadows hide the source of mankind’s nightmares. Struggling to understand his new abilities, Crazy allies himself with the company he fled and begins peeling back the layers of his past, the brewing war between worlds, how he can stop it—and what he did to start it.

With MirrorWorld, Robinson, whose trademarked pacing and inventive plots, which have been highly praised by bestselling authors like Jonathan Maberry, Scott Sigler and James Rollins, treats readers to a wildly imaginative, frenetically paced thriller exploring the origins of fear.

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Обложка книги Mariner's Ark Mariner's Ark

 Автор: Tonkin Peter

 Серия: Richard Mariner


Richard and Robin Mariner are in Long Beach, California, to oversee the arrival of their container ship, Sulu Queen, before joining their friend Nic Greenbaum aboard his fifty-million-dollar motor yacht as he races his daughter Liberty in an Olympic-standard Katapult multihull down the coast to Mexico. But when an ARkStorm, with the potential to cause catastrophic devastation, overwhelms them, Richard is forced into dangerously unprecedented action. Turning Sulu Queen into a real Noah's ark, Richard must guide her into the deadliest storm to come off the Pacific in 150 years as he fights to save those closest to him, as well as countless other lives.

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Обложка книги Mission Critical Mission Critical

 Автор: Fredric Jamie

 Серия: Grant Stevens


American intelligence has intercepted radio messages between the notoriously rival Chinese and Russian governments. SR-71 recon images show Chinese troops massing along North Korea's border with South Korea. With a possible invasion imminent, South Korea requests America to intercede. The carrier USS John Preston and her battle group receive orders to proceed to the Sea of Japan. Within the group is the USS Bronson, the newest, most sophisticated destroyer in the world. On board is a satellite-based weapons system of unimaginable power.

Commander Grant Stevens — Navy SEAL and intelligence officer — is assigned to the Black Ops division of the Naval Investigative Service. The Chief of NIS orders him to attend a meeting with SecDef and the Joint Chiefs. After reviewing intel and SR-71 images, he voices his opinion. The buildup is nothing more than a ruse. The communists are after the Bronson.

Stevens teams up with his friend, Senior Chief Joe Adler, aboard the Preston. The two will find themselves confronting Russian commandos and an old KGB nemesis, while trying to hunt down a communist mole.

Their mission: prevent the capture of the *Bronson* and stop the conspiracy — a conspiracy that may penetrate the heart of the Navy itself.

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Обложка книги Make Me Make Me

 Автор: Child Lee

 Серия: Jack Reacher


“Why is this town called Mother’s Rest?” That’s all Reacher wants to know. But no one will tell him. It’s a tiny place hidden in a thousand square miles of wheat fields, with a railroad stop, and sullen and watchful people, and a worried woman named Michelle Chang, who mistakes him for someone else: her missing partner in a private investigation she thinks must have started small and then turned lethal.

Reacher has no particular place to go, and all the time in the world to get there, and there’s something about Chang… so he teams up with her and starts to ask around. He thinks: How bad can this thing be? But before long he’s plunged into a desperate race through LA, Chicago, Phoenix, and San Francisco, and through the hidden parts of the internet, up against thugs and assassins every step of the way — right back to where he started, in Mother’s Rest, where he must confront the worst nightmare he could imagine.

Walking away would have been easier. But as always, Reacher’s rule is: If you want me to stop, you’re going to have to make me.

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Обложка книги Make Me Make Me

 Автор: Child Lee

 Серия: Jack Reacher


“Why is this town called Mother’s Rest?” That’s all Reacher wants to know. But no one will tell him. It’s a tiny place hidden in a thousand square miles of wheat fields, with a railroad stop, and sullen and watchful people, and a worried woman named Michelle Chang, who mistakes him for someone else: her missing partner in a private investigation she thinks must have started small and then turned lethal.

Reacher has no particular place to go, and all the time in the world to get there, and there’s something about Chang… so he teams up with her and starts to ask around. He thinks: How bad can this thing be? But before long he’s plunged into a desperate race through LA, Chicago, Phoenix, and San Francisco, and through the hidden parts of the internet, up against thugs and assassins every step of the way — right back to where he started, in Mother’s Rest, where he must confront the worst nightmare he could imagine.

Walking away would have been easier. But as always, Reacher’s rule is: If you want me to stop, you’re going to have to make me.

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Обложка книги Midnight Sun Midnight Sun

 Автор: Nesbo Jo

 Серия: Blood on Snow


Jon is on the run. He has betrayed Oslo’s biggest crime lord: The Fisherman.

Fleeing to an isolated corner of Norway, to a mountain town so far north that the sun never sets, Jon hopes to find sanctuary amongst a local religious sect.

Hiding out in a shepherd’s cabin in the wilderness, all that stands between him and his fate are Lea, a bereaved mother and her young son, Knut.

But while Lea provides him with a rifle and Knut brings essential supplies, the midnight sun is slowly driving Jon to insanity.

And then he discovers that The Fisherman’s men are getting closer...

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Обложка книги Murder House Murder House

 Автор: Patterson James, Ellis David


It has an ocean-front view, a private beach — and a deadly secret that won't stay buried.

Noah Walker isn't superstitious. But there's one beach house in Bridgehampton that has a troubling history of violence and mystery: when Noah was a kid, No. 7 South Ocean burned down in a devastating fire, killing the couple trapped inside. Investigators had no explanation for what happened, and many believe it was no accident. Rebuilt after the fire, the gorgeous, ocean-front property is still known by locals as The Murder House.

Now, sixteen years later, a powerful Hollywood player and his mistress are found dead in The Murder House — and the police unearth proof that the couple is undeniably linked to Noah's past. To prove his innocence, Noah must uncover the house's dark secrets — and reveal his own.

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Обложка книги Meteor Storm Meteor Storm

 Автор: Capps David F


63,000 years ago, an ancient civilization existed far advanced over our own, but it was destroyed by a natural cataclysm. Now that same cataclysm is about to strike our modern world…


When Carl stumbles upon an unknown robot’s head, he manages with some effort to get it working. From the robot, Carl learns that it was created by an ancient civilization 63,000 years ago in northern India. The robot reports though, that the culture was destroyed by a meteor storm that killed all, but a thousand people planet wide.

When Carl learns that Earth is entering the same place in the galaxy where the meteor field exists, he warns people on TV, but finds himself ridiculed and ignored. To protect the world, Carl works to find out more about the ancient civilization and how to prevent a repeat of history.

To do this, Carl travels to a secret cave where the ancient technology is stored and here Carl meets a fully functioning robot from the ancient civilization. Now Carl must do everything in his power to preserve as many lives and as much of the current civilization as possible to avoid full scale destruction…

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Обложка книги Merrick Merrick

 Автор: Bruen Ken


A rogue ex-cop from the Irish Garda manipulates a transfer to work for the NYPD in an exchange program. However, it turns out that the cop is really a serial killer wanted for murder in Ireland, and now, New York City.

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Обложка книги Manhunt Manhunt

 Автор: Barrington James

 Серия: Paul Richter


Nobody is above suspicion


The first in an unputdownable series of explosive thrillers featuring Agent Paul Richter


In the intelligence world, it hurts when a senior officer goes bad. When that senior officer can’t be identified, it hurts even more. With the security of Britain's most secret files at stake, and trust a commodity in short supply, a deception operation must flush out the traitor.

Paul Richter, an unemployed ex-Naval aviator, is the unwitting and ultimately expendable bait in the trap. But as the net closes, a Russian intelligence officer flees Moscow and her evidence points the finger of suspicion in a very different direction…

With time running out, and nobody to trust, Richter finds himself battling both the British security establishment and teams of Russian assassins with orders to kill him, and the woman he’s trying to protect.


For readers of James Patterson, Will Jordan and Chris Ryan, the Agent Paul Richter series is intense, visceral and totally unmissable.

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Обложка книги Mercy Mercy

 Автор: Palmer Michael, Palmer Daniel


Dr. Julie Devereux is an outspoken advocate for the right to die – until a motorcycle accident leaves her fiance, Sam Talbot, a quadriplegic. Sam begs to end his life, but Julie sees hope in a life together. With the help of an organization that opposes physician-assisted suicide, Julie has Sam coming around to her point of view when he suddenly dies from an unexpected heart attack. An autopsy reveals that Sam died of an unusual heart defect, one seen only in those under extreme stress – in fact, it appears that Sam had been literally scared to death.

As Julie investigates similar cases, she finds a frightening pattern…and finds herself the target of disturbing threats. The more cases Julie discovers, the more the threats escalate, until she is accused of a mercy killing of her own. To clear her name and save her career, she must track down whoever is behind these mysterious deaths…but time is running out as someone has decided that killing Julie is the only way to stop her.

A riveting medical thriller, Mercy will leave listeners breathless with twists and turns leading up to its explosive conclusion, from New York Times best-selling author Michael Palmer and his son, acclaimed suspense novelist Daniel Palmer.

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Обложка книги Memory Man Memory Man

 Автор: Baldacci David

 Серия: Amos Decker


With over 110 million copies of his novels in print, David Baldacci is one of the most widely read storytellers in the world. Now he introduces a startling, original new character: a man with perfect memory who must solve his own family's murder.


MEMORY MAN


Amos Decker's life changed forever — twice.

The first time was on the gridiron. A big, towering athlete, he was the only person from his hometown of Burlington ever to go pro. But his career ended before it had a chance to begin. On his very first play, a violent helmet-to-helmet collision knocked him off the field for good, and left him with an improbable side effect — he can never forget anything.

The second time was at home nearly two decades later. Now a police detective, Decker returned from a stakeout one evening and entered a nightmare — his wife, young daughter, and brother-in-law had been murdered.

His family destroyed, their killer's identity as mysterious as the motive behind the crime, and unable to forget a single detail from that horrible night, Decker finds his world collapsing around him. He leaves the police force, loses his home, and winds up on the street, taking piecemeal jobs as a private investigator when he can.

But over a year later, a man turns himself in to the police and confesses to the murders. At the same time a horrific event nearly brings Burlington to its knees, and Decker is called back in to help with this investigation. Decker also seizes his chance to learn what really happened to his family that night. To uncover the stunning truth, he must use his remarkable gifts and confront the burdens that go along with them. He must endure the memories he would much rather forget. And he may have to make the ultimate sacrifice.


MEMORY MAN will stay with you long after the turn of the final page.

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Обложка книги Marrow Island Marrow Island

 Автор: Smith Alexis M


Twenty years ago Lucie Bowen left Marrow Island; along with her mother, she fled the aftermath of an earthquake that compromised the local refinery, killing her father and ravaging the island’s environment. Now, Lucie’s childhood friend Kate is living within a mysterious group called Marrow Colony — a community that claims to be “ministering to the Earth.” There have been remarkable changes to the land at the colony’s homestead. Lucie’s experience as a journalist tells her there’s more to the Colony — and their charismatic leader- than they want her to know, and that the astonishing success of their environmental remediation has come at great cost to the Colonists themselves. As she uncovers their secrets and methods, will Lucie endanger more than their mission? What price will she pay for the truth?

In the company of Station Eleven and California, Marrow Island uses two tense natural disasters to ask tough questions about our choices — large and small. A second novel from a bookseller whose sleeper-hit debut was praised by Karen Russell as “haunted, joyful, beautiful….” it promises to capture and captivate new readers even as it thrills her many existing fans.

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Обложка книги Mrs. John Doe Mrs. John Doe

 Автор: Savage Tom


USA TODAY BESTSELLER. In this adrenaline-laced novel of suspense from Tom Savage – hailed by Michael Connelly as "a master of the high-speed thriller" – an American actress in Europe races to find the truth behind her husband's mysterious accident. What she uncovers makes her the target of a shocking conspiracy.

Nora Baron's life is perfect. She lives on Long Island Sound, teaches acting at a local university, and has a loving family. Then one phone call changes everything. She's informed that her husband, Jeff, has died in a car crash while on a business trip in England. Nora flies to London to identify the body, which the police have listed as a "John Doe." When she leaves the morgue, a man tries to steal her purse containing Jeff's personal effects. Clearly, all is not as it seems.

At her hotel, Nora receives a cryptic message that leaves her with more questions than answers. She follows the message's instructions to France, where a fatal encounter transforms her into a fugitive. Wanted for murder, on the run in a shadowy landscape of lies, secrets, and sudden violence, Mrs. "John Doe" must play the role of a lifetime to stay one step ahead of a ruthless enemy with deadly plans for her – and for the world.

Praise for Mrs. John Doe

"This is a rare spy thriller, smart, beautifully written, and stay-up-all-night enjoyable!" – Gayle Lynds, New York Times bestselling author of The Assassins

"It isn't easy to blindside a fellow suspense author, but Tom Savage manages to fool me every time. A clever, compelling, and cinematic page-turner in which nothing is as it seems, Mrs. John Doe opens with a twist I didn't see coming and closes with a satisfying bang. This longtime Savage fan ranks Mrs. John Doe right up there with Precipice." – Wendy Corsi Staub, New York Times bestselling author of The Black Widow

"Tom Savage's Mrs. John Doe races a fictional path somewhere between Alfred Hitchcock and Agatha Christie, a modern heroine-on-the-run spy thriller dealing with some of our time's deadliest challenges." – James Grady, New York Times bestselling author of Last Days of the Condor

"Savage twists the plot in two startling ways, and Nora's transformation from wealthy home-focused wife to clever investigator holds up brilliantly… I enjoyed each page, gasped at the swift twists, and came away with a hunger for more of the same, whether it be thrills, France, or books by Tom Savage." – Kingdom Books

"If you like books that make your pulse pound, where the images conjured up by your mind while reading are better than the best 'action' movie, Mrs. John Doe should be on your shelf." – Back Porchervations

"Cloak-and-dagger suspense, dark, shadowy figures, secret agents, and a diabolical terrorist plot that must be thwarted combine to create… a shocking, heart-pounding, unrelenting thrill ride." – The Book Reviews

Praise for Tom Savage

"Savage knows the mystery novel inside and out, and it shows on every page." – James Patterson

"A master of the high-speed thriller." – Michael Connelly

"A very gifted writer who creates living, breathing characters, wonderful dialogue, and mesmerizing tension." – Nelson DeMille

"Savage writes with fierce energy, piercing holes in the shredding fabric of our society, where no one is safe, no one is free from harm." – Lorenzo Carcaterra

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Обложка книги Murder, D.C. Murder, D.C.

 Автор: Tucker Neely


'Gripping from start to finish, it has a great line in snappy dialogue and a twist that puts Tucker in the finest Elmore Leonard tradition.' Daily Mail

When Billy Ellison, the son of Washington, D.C.'s most influential African-American family, is found dead in the Potomac near a violent drug haven, veteran metro reporter Sully Carter knows it's time to start asking some serious questions – no matter what the consequences.

With the police unable to find a lead and pressure mounting for Sully to abandon the investigation, he has a hunch that there is more to the case than a drug deal gone bad or a tale of family misfortune. Digging deeper, Sully finds that the real story stretches far beyond Billy and into D.C.'s most prominent social circles.

An alcoholic still haunted from his years as a war correspondent in Bosnia, Sully now must strike a dangerous balance between D.C.'s two extremes – the city's violent, desperate back streets and its highest corridors of power – while threatened by those who will stop at nothing to keep him from discovering the shocking truth.

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Обложка книги Mystery of the Amber Room Mystery of the Amber Room

 Автор: Child Preston W

 Серия: Order of the Black Sun


A strange and terrifying ability surfaces in investigative journalist Sam Cleave, leaving his associate, Dr. Nina Gould, worried for his health. But Sam is not the one she should be worried about. Nina discovers that Sam's psychic talent is not meant to help others — quite the opposite.

Somewhere Sam has contracted a parasite that attacks the brain, facilitating heightened powers of hypnotic suggestion through increased electrical activity in the neurons. In other words — mind control.

When their mutual friend, David Purdue, is kidnapped and tortured by an evil Nazi by the name of Klaus Kemper, a distant connection to Sam's malady comes into play. Kemper knows that Sam's psychic powers are the work of an ancient organism that happens to be caught within the amber resin used in the legendary lost art masterpiece, the Amber Room, and he wants the power it holds to brainwash the world into submission.

Reputed to have been destroyed during WWII, Purdue, Sam, and Nina embark on a quest to find the Amber Room. They have 48 hours to deliver it to Kemper or else the Order of the Black Sun will execute the German Chancellor and subjugate the countries of the European Union.

But the last lost pieces of the Amber Room are hidden by a clandestine Red Army unit under one of the most inaccessible and hazardous locations in the world — the Chernobyl Power Plant.


A word from the author: Hello and thank you for your interest in my book. It has come to my attention that some people have been mistaking my books for those written by the famous author duo Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. This is not the case. I wish to clarify that I am not, by any means, related to Douglas Preston or Lincoln Child, Lee Child or any other author called Preston Child. I hope this clears up the confusion.


Mystery of the Amber Room leads the reader on a roller-coaster ride in search of a legend. Packed with breathtaking suspense and nerve-shredding action, Mystery of the Amber Room is a thrilling read for all fans of action, suspense, and intrigue.

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Обложка книги Meyer-Hofmann AG Meyer-Hofmann AG

 Автор: Taylor Jonathan Allen


Meyer-Hofmann AG, is a company with a dark and disturbing past. When Michael Jarvis moves to Munich to work for them, he is quickly drawn into a conspiracy over 60 years in the making. Unaware that he is the missing link in the companies diabolical plans, he walks into a trap that could cost him his sanity and eventually his life.

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Обложка книги Manhattan Lockdown Manhattan Lockdown

 Автор: Batista Paul


A birthday party on a beautiful summer Sunday afternoon on the roof garden of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the guest of honor, Roland Fortune, mayor of New York City.

Suddenly, multiple explosions rock the entire building. This is not an accident, not a gas leak, but a heinous act of terrorism. Among the injured is the mayor himself, and although he survives, but the woman he loves does not. Ultimately, the death toll exceeds 1700 people. And the terrorism does not stop there. As the city's other iconic sites are targeted, the mayor throws Manhattan into lockdown.

In the chaos that ensues, law enforcement groups converge on New York City. The FBI, Homeland Security, the Armed Forces, even the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the President, come to the aid of the New York City Police Department.

Amidst this massive joint effort, only New York City Police Commissioner Gina Carbone is closing in on the terrorists. Her tactics well outside legal bounds, her cell operating in total secrecy, Gina takes vigilantism to a new level. Will her extremely aggressive actions succeed – or plunge the city into further catastrophe?

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Обложка книги Mortels trafics Mortels trafics

 Автор: Pouchairet Pierre


À croire qu’il est plus important d’intercepter des « go fast » de cannabis que d’arrêter des tueurs…

Si la marchandise est perdue, rien ne vous protègera plus, même pas les barreaux d’une prison…


Une rumeur assassine s’en prend à l’innocence d’une famille.

La violence des trafics mobilise Stups et Crim’ au-delà des frontières, dans le secret d’enquêtes mettant à l’honneur des tempéraments policiers percutants, parfois rebelles, toujours passionnés.


En France et à l’étranger, Pierre Pouchairet a vécu les procédures, les ambiances et les « milieux » qui inspirent ses romans. Dans ses livres éclate une vérité qui dépasse l’imagination, la vérité d’une vie engagée…

Biographie de l'auteur

En France et à l'étranger, Pierre Pouchairet a vécu les procédures, les ambiances et les « milieux » qui inspirent ses romans. Dans ses livres éclate une vérité qui dépasse l'imagination, la vérité d'une vie engagée…

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Обложка книги Moon Hoax Moon Hoax

 Автор: Gillebaard Paul

 Серия: Hoax Trilogy


What if China convinced the world that the U.S. never landed on the moon? What would America do? Nothing? Let one of man’s greatest achievements simply be erased?

Paul Gillebaard’s brilliant debut novel, Moon Hoax, is a magnificent tale of seemingly doing the impossible, sending an American back to the moon today. China claims the moon landings never happened and that they have proof. Losing worldwide prestige is not an option for the United States. Peter Novak, son of a moonwalker, is selected to fly the dangerous secret mission to the moon and enlists a former space rival as his unlikely co-pilot. The two must overcome China’s efforts to sabotage the operation and beat the communists to the moon.

Moon Hoax is an action packed thriller intertwined around a passionate romance. America is thrust into a race back to the moon— And this time it’s personal.

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Обложка книги Mausolée pour une garce Mausolée pour une garce

 Автор: Dard édéric


Avec ce livre, Frédéric Dard va plus loin dans le chemin tortueux des âmes. Tout en nous captivant par une action aux incessants rebondissements, nous sentons qu’il nous conduit infailliblement là où il veut, c’est-à-dire à une plus large compréhension de l’humanité.

MAUSOLÉE POUR UNE GARCE dresse un personnage de femme extraordinaire, vénéneux, fascinant, superbe.

Un livre que vous lirez rapidement, peut-être ? Mais que vous mettrez beaucoup de temps à oublier !

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Обложка книги Mapuche Mapuche

 Автор: érey Caryl


Jana est mapuche, fille d'un peuple sur lequel on a tiré à vue dans la pampa argentine. Rescapée de la crise financière de 2001–2002, aujourd'hui sculptrice, Jana vit seule à Buenos Aires dans la friche de son ancien mentor et, à vingt-huit ans, estime ne plus rien devoir à personne. Rubén Calderón aussi est un rescapé — un des rares « subversifs » à être sorti vivant des geôles clandestines de l'École de Mécanique de la Marine, où ont péri son père et sa jeune sœur. Trente ans ont passé depuis le retour de la démocratie. Détective pour le compte des Mères de la place de Mai, Rubén recherche toujours les enfants de disparus adoptés lors de la dictature de Videla, et leurs bourreaux… Rien, a priori, ne devait réunir Jana et Rubén, que tout sépare. Mais un cadavre est retrouvé dans le port de La Boca, celui d'un travesti, « Luz », qui tapinait sur les docks avec « Paula », la seule amie de la sculptrice. De son côté, Rubén enquête sur la disparition d'une photographe, Maria Victoria Campallo, la fille d'un des hommes d'affaires les plus influents du pays. Malgré la politique des Droits de l'Homme appliquée depuis dix ans, les spectres des oppresseurs rôdent toujours en Argentine. Eux et l'ombre des carabiniers, qui ont expulsé la communauté de Jana de ses terres ancestrales…


Caryl Férey vit à Paris. Après s'être aventuré en Nouvelle-Zélande, avec Haka et Utu, puis en Afrique du Sud avec Zulu, dix fois primé et traduit en dix langues, il fait, avec Mapuche, ses premiers pas sur le continent sud-américain.

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Обложка книги Âmes volées Âmes volées

 Автор: Neville Stuart

 Серия: Jack Lennon


L’inspecteur Jack Lennon aurait bien aimé passer Noël avec sa fille, mais la police de Belfast est confrontée à un trafic de filles venues de l’Est, orchestré par des Lituaniens alliés à un groupe de Loyalistes. Galya, jeune prostituée ukrainienne, a pris la fuite après avoir tué l’un des deux chefs du gang. Lorsque le corps de Tomas est découvert, son frère Arturas n’a plus qu’une pensée en tête : rattraper Galya et assouvir sa vengeance.

Que faire quand on est sans papiers dans un pays inconnu, qu’on a tué un homme et qu’on est poursuivie par des Lituaniens enragés ? Se tourner vers un protecteur. Galya a confiance en ce mystérieux client qui lui a promis de l’aider. Ce que la jeune fille ne sait pas, c’est que cet homme représente la pire menace qu’on puisse imaginer.

Dans ce troisième volume de la trilogie de Belfast, on retrouve l’inspecteur Jack Lennon aux côtés d’une héroïne inoubliable qui lutte pour sauver sa vie.


Né en 1972, Stuart Neville vit en Irlande du Nord. Son premier roman Les Fantômes de Belfast a été récompensé par de nombreuses distinctions, dont le Grand Prix du roman noir étranger de Beaune, le Prix Mystère de la critique et le Trophée 813 du meilleur roman étranger.

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Обложка книги MJ-12: Shadows MJ-12: Shadows

 Автор: Martinez Michael J

 Серия: MAJESTIC-12


It's 1949, and the Cold War is heating up across the world. Operating in the shadows, the Variants ― once ordinary US citizens, but now imbued with strange paranormal abilities and corralled into covert service by the government’s top secret MAJESTIC-12 program ― find themselves on the front lines of an international crisis.

In Syria, Variant agents have been sent to support a coup by a pro-American army officer. In Washington, a shocking suicide has them fighting for their very freedom. And at Area 51, the operation’s headquarters, the strange interspatial phenomenon which originally granted Variants their abilities has yielded disturbing discoveries.

All the while, dangerous figures flit among the shadows, and it’s unclear whether they are threatening to expose the Variants for what they are. . or completely destroy them. Are they working for the Soviet Union, or something far worse?

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Обложка книги MJ-12: Inception MJ-12: Inception

 Автор: Martinez Michael J

 Серия: MAJESTIC-12


A team of superhuman covert operatives emerges from the ashes of World War II in a Cold War-era paranormal espionage thriller from acclaimed genre-bender Michael J. Martinez.


It is a new world, stunned by the horrors that linger in the aftermath of total war. The United States and Soviet Union are squaring off in a different kind of conflict, one that’s fought in the shadows, where there are whispers of strange and mysterious developments…

Normal people across the United States have inexplicably gained paranormal abilities. A factory worker can heal the sick and injured. A schoolteacher bends emotions to her will. A car salesman alters matter with a simple touch. A former soldier speaks to the dying and gains their memories as they pass on.

They are the Variants, controlled by a secret government program called MAJESTIC-12 to open a new front in the Cold War.

From the deserts of Nevada to the palaces of Istanbul, the halls of power in Washington to the dark, oppressive streets of Prague, the Variants are thrown into a deadly game of shifting alliances. Amidst the seedy underbelly of nations, these once-ordinary Americans dropped in extraordinary circumstances will struggle to come to terms with their abilities as they fight to carve out a place for themselves in a world that may ultimately turn against them.

And as the MAJESTIC-12 program will soon discover, there are others out there like them, some with far more malevolent goals…

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Обложка книги Maîtres du jeu : nouvelles Maîtres du jeu : nouvelles

 Автор: ébel Karine

 Серия: Pocket Thriller


Il y a des crimes parfaits.

Il y a des meurtres gratuits.

Folie sanguinaire ou machination diabolique, la peur est la même. Elle est là, partout: elle s'insinue, elle vous étouffe… Pour lui, c'est un nectar. Pour vous, une attente insoutenable. D'où viendra le coup fatal? De l'ami? De l’amant? De cet inconnu à l'air inoffensif? D'outre-tombe, peut-être…

Ce recueil comprend les nouvelles
Post-mortem et J'aime votre peur.
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Обложка книги Meurtres pour rédemption Meurtres pour rédemption

 Автор: ébel Karine


Vingt ans. Le bel âge ?

Pas pour Marianne. En prison. Pour perpète. Pour meurtres.

« Ils ne m'ont laissé aucune chance (…) Mais j'existe encore (…) Ça leur ferait trop plaisir que je cesse le combat… Je ne leur ferai pas cette joie (…) »

Alors, nourrir la haine, l'instinct de survie, même si l'on ne désire qu'aimer, être aimée ; pour lutter malgré tout, contre les coups, les brimades, l'ignoble.

La liberté. Inaccessible. Sauf à se laisser bercer par le chant des trains, pas si loin, là, derrière les barreaux, à se laisser emporter dans leur sillage.

Jusqu'au jour où… En taule, même l'inimaginable peut surgir.

Une porte s'ouvre…

« La liberté, Marianne,tu dois en rêver chaque jour, chaque minute, non ? »

Mais le prix à payer pour transformer ce rêve en réalité est terrifiant.

Marianne ira-t-elle jusqu'au bout ? Jusqu'au bout de cette voie de sang ? Mais, peut-être, aussi, de rédemption ?…

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Обложка книги Moscow Coach Moscow Coach

 Автор: McCutchan Philip

 Серия: Commander Shaw


‘Your orders are to kill Conroy… We shall approve any method you like to use.’


This is the ultimatum that sends Commander Esmonde Shaw, dynamic agent of British Defence Intelligence, to join a Moscow-bound coach tour in West Berlin. Somewhere among its passengers is Ivan Conroy, fanatical British communist planning to assassinate the man next in line for the Soviet leadership.

From the moment that two passengers force the driver of the Moscow coach to crash through a Russian road block, and Shaw finds himself a fugitive from the bullets of the Soviet police, he and the young American girl with him are suddenly swept into a labyrinthine intrigue of sabotage and treason.


First published in 1964 by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.

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Обложка книги Motherland Motherland

 Автор: Abson Garry D

 Серия: Natalya Ivanova Thriller


SHORTLISTED FOR THE CRIME WRITERS’ ASSOCIATION “DEBUT DAGGER” AWARD

Motherland is the first in a gripping series of contemporary crime novels set in contemporary St Petersburg, featuring the very human and sharp policewoman, Captain Natalya Ivanova.

Student Zena Dahl, the daughter of a Swedish millionaire, has gone missing in St Petersburg (or Piter as the city is colloquially known) after a night out with a friend. Captain Natalya Ivanova is assigned to the case, making a change from her usual fare of domestic violence work, but as she investigates she discovers that the case is not as straightforward as it seems.

Dark, violent and insightful, Motherland twists and turns to a satisfyingly dramatic conclusion.

MOTHERLAND WILL APPEAL TO FANS OF JO NESBØ AND SCANDI DRAMAS LIKE THE KILLING AND THE BRIDGE. This is Intelligent, ambitious crime writing for the mainstream.

‘The dark heart of Putin’s Russia beneath the glitz of St Petersburg provides the heady setting for this excellent and gripping debut. Abson, who was shortlisted for a Crime Writers’ Debut Dagger for Motherland, is surely a name to watch. A Child 44 for Putin-land, this classy page-turner oozes with atmosphere.’

—David Young, bestselling author of STASI CHILD and STASI WOLF
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Обложка книги Miserere Miserere

 Автор: é Jean-Christophe


Ce sont des enfants. Ils ont la pureté des diamants les plus parfaits. Aucune ombre. Aucune inclusion. Aucune faille. Mais leur pureté est celle du mal.

C’est toujours un piège d’ouvrir un roman de Jean-Christophe Grangé. On se dit qu’on va juste en humer les premières pages et puis, bing ! en un clin d’œil, vous voilà pris au piège, cramponné au fort volume qui fi le à cent à l’heure.

AL. F., Livres Hebdo.

Il y a là de quoi leurrer les plus éprouvés des lecteurs de Grangé. Et assez d’ombre pour les contenter.

Alexis Brocas, Le Figaro Magazine.
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Обложка книги Mortality Bridge Mortality Bridge

 Автор: Boyett Steven R


Decades ago, a young rock and blues guitarist and junkie named Niko signed in blood on the dotted line and in return became the stuff of music legend. But when the love of his damned life grows mortally and mysteriously ill, he realizes he has lost more than he bargained for-and that was not part of the deal. So Niko sets out on a harrowing journey from the streets of Los Angeles through the downtown subway tunnels and across the red-lit plain of the most vividly realized hell since Dante to play the gig of his mortgaged life and win back the purloined soul of his lost love.

Mortality Bridge remixes Orpheus, Dante, Faust, the Crossroads legend, and more in a beautiful, brutal, and surprisingly funny quest across a Hieronymus Bosch landscape of myth, music, and mayhem, and across an inner terrain of addiction, damnation, and redemption.

Winner of the 2011 Emperor Norton Award for best novel by a San Francisco Bay Area writer.

From the Author

Audio and supplemental information at mortalitybridge.com

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Обложка книги Man on Ice: Russia vs the USA - in Alaska Man on Ice: Russia vs the USA - in Alaska

 Автор: Hawksley Humphrey

 Серия: Rake Ozenna


An incident in the snows of Alaska could trigger the outbreak of World War III in this tense and twisting thriller.


When Rake Ozenna of the elite Eskimo Scouts brings his fiancée, trauma surgeon Carrie Walker, to his remote home island in the Bering Strait, they are faced immediately with a medical crisis. Then Russian helicopters swarm in.

America is on the eve of an acrimonious presidential transition and inauguration. As news breaks of a possible Russian invasion, Stephanie Lucas, British ambassador to Washington DC, is hosting a dinner for the president-elect.

Ozenna's small Alaskan island community is suddenly caught in the crosshairs of sabre-rattling big powers. The only way to save his people is to undertake a perilous mission across the ice. Can he survive long enough to prevent a new world war breaking out?

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Обложка книги Mr Mercedes Mr Mercedes

 Автор: King Stephen

 Серия: Bill Hodges Trilogy, La Trilogie Bill Hodges


Foncer sur une foule dans sa SL 500 12 cylindres : le moment le plus grisant de la vie de Mr Mercedes.


Et le carnage lui a tellement plu qu’il n’a qu’une envie : recommencer.

Au plus vite…

Délaissant le fantastique, Stephen King se glisse avec une jubilation contagieuse dans le moule du polar. Revenu de tout mais toujours tenace, son inspecteur Bill Hodges rejoint les figures emblématiques du roman noir américain.

« James Cain aurait surement apprécié. »

Washington Post

STEPHEN KING a écrit plus de 50 romans, autant de best-sellers, et plus de 200 nouvelles. Couronné de nombreux prix littéraires, il est devenu un mythe vivant de la littérature américaine (médaille de la National Book Foundation en 2003 pour sa contribution aux lettres américaines, Grand Master Award en 2007 pour l’ensemble de son œuvre).

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Обложка книги Morbus Dei. Зарождение Morbus Dei. Зарождение

 Автор: Цах Бастиан, Бауэр Маттиас


Тироль, 1703 год.

Время братоубийственных междоусобиц.

Деревня, затерянная среди Альп.

Здесь царят страх и суеверия.

Здесь происходят необъяснимые вещи.

Жители напуганы.

Застигнутый врасплох снежной бурей, сюда забрел солдат-дезертир Иоганн Лист. Он сразу же понял, что с деревней что-то не так…

Этот захватывающий роман объединил поклонников триллера, мистики и истории. Яркое описание пасторальной долины в горах Тироля, рядом с которой притаилось необъяснимое зло, не оставляет равнодушным никого.

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Обложка книги Morbus Dei. Зарождение Morbus Dei. Зарождение

 Автор: Цах Бастиан, Бауэр Маттиас

 Серия: Morbus Dei


Тироль, 1703 год.

Время братоубийственных междоусобиц.

Деревня, затерянная среди Альп.

Здесь царят страх и суеверия.

Здесь происходят необъяснимые вещи.

Жители напуганы.

Застигнутый врасплох снежной бурей, сюда забрел солдат-дезертир Иоганн Лист. Он сразу же понял, что с деревней что-то не так…

Этот захватывающий роман объединил поклонников триллера, мистики и истории. Яркое описание пасторальной долины в горах Тироля, рядом с которой притаилось необъяснимое зло, не оставляет равнодушным никого.

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Обложка книги Morbus Dei. Инферно Morbus Dei. Инферно

 Автор: Цах Бастиан, Бауэр Маттиас

 Серия: Morbus Dei


Вена, 1704 год.

Самый красивый город Европы.

Которому суждено вскоре стать адом.

Еще недавно здесь буйствовала чума.

Инквизиция до сих пор ищет виновных в бедствии.

Сотни людей объявлены ведьмами и колдунами.

Именно сюда попали бывший солдат Иоганн Лист и его невеста Элизабет. Они чудом спаслись из проклятой Богом тирольской деревни, пораженной загадочной болезнью. Но в Вене их ждет гораздо больший ужас…

Блестящие романы Цаха и Бауэра объединили поклонников триллера, мистики и истории. Яркое описание удивительных красот Австрии, рядом с которыми притаилось необъяснимое зло, не оставляет равнодушным никого.

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Обложка книги Murder and Revolution Murder and Revolution

 Автор: Weiss Evelyn

 Серия: Murder


Murder at the Tsar’s private palace… and sinister monk Rasputin is a suspect. The Russian Revolution draws Professor Axelson and his assistant Agnes into a terrifying web of intrigue and violence. Fleeing for their lives amid the death throes of two vast, ancient empires, they face horrors beyond imagination. And in a far-flung corner of the world, they find the answer to their mystery.

Copyright © Evelyn Weiss 2018

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Обложка книги MJ-12: Endgame MJ-12: Endgame

 Автор: Martinez Michael J

 Серия: MAJESTIC-12


A Cold War fought by superhuman agents reaches a boiling point in the thrilling finale to the MAJESTIC-12 historical thriller/superhero mash-up series from Michael J. Martinez.


Josef Stalin is dead. In the aftermath, the Soviet Union is thrown into crisis, giving former secret police chief Laverentiy Beria exactly the opening he needs. Beria’s plan is to secretly place his country’s Variants — ordinary people mysteriously embued with strange, superhuman powers — into the very highest levels of leadership, where he can use them to stage a government coup and seize control of the USSR.

America's response comes from its intelligence communities, including the American Variants recruited for the top-secret MAJESTIC-12 program, who are suddenly thrown into their most dangerous and important assignment yet. From the halls of the Kremlin to the battlefields of Korea, superpowered covert agents face off to determine the future of the planet — a future their very existence may ultimately threaten.

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Обложка книги Murder in Plain Sight Murder in Plain Sight

 Автор: Perry Marta


Did a sweet-faced Amish teenager brutally murder a young woman? To save her career, big-city lawyer Jessica Langdon is determined to defend him – against the community's bitter and even violent outrage. Yet without an understanding of Amish culture, Jessica must rely on arrogant businessman Trey Morgan, who has ties to the Amish community. and believes in the boy's guilt.

Jessica has threats coming from all sides: a local fanatic, stirred up by the biased publicity of the case; the dead girl's boyfriend; even from the person she's learned to trust the most, Trey Morgan. But just when Jessica fears she's placed her trust in the wrong man, Trey saves her life. And now they must both reach into a dangerous past to protect everyone's future – including their own.

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Обложка книги Murder At the Foul Line Murder At the Foul Line

 Автор: Deaver Jeffery, Penzler Otto, Block Lawrence, DeNymme Sue, DuBois Brendan, Hall Parnell, King Laurie R, Lupica Mike, Malone Michael, Parker Joan H, Parker Robert B, Pelecanos George, Rosen R D, Rozan S J, Scott Justin, Solomita Stephen


You’ve seen the headlines. On the court they brawl with opponents, fight with fans, and attack their own coach. Off the court they get drunk, grope women, and, sometimes, get tried for murder. Now these all-star bad boys from the ranks of today’s pro basketball provide easy layup material for the fictional imaginations of our finest contemporary mystery writers. Refereed by prizewinning editor Otto Penzler, this anthology collects fourteen dazzling, original tales of buzzer-beating suspense and postgame mayhem.

In “Keller’s Double Dribble,” Lawrence Block tails a clueless hitman with courtside tickets to unplanned bloodshed… Jeffery Deaver’s power guard summons his formidable game instincts to thwart a pack of scammers in “Nothing but Net”… a flagrant foul and a cruel betrayal send a star player crashing in Mike Lupica’s “Mrs. Cash”… George Pelecanos’s “String Music” traces the dangerous escalation of a playground beef… and in “Galahad, Inc.,” by Joan H. Parker and Robert B. Parker, a college prodigy seeks unlikely defensive help against a sorority party sex rap.

Other literary slam-dunk tales ask just how hard a former Olympic medalist will fight to get back his old glory… what hustle will win you the dunk-or-die prison matchup… and why the pride of the Knicks will never live to see the playoffs. You’ll find all the answers inside these pages from acclaimed storytellers Sue DeNymme, Brendan DuBois, Parnell Hall, Laurie R. King, Michael Malone, R. D. Rosen, S. J. Rozan, Justin Scott, and Stephen Solomita. There’s the whistle. Here’s the tip-off. Let these great clutch shot-makers put you in the zone.

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Обложка книги Murder For Love Murder For Love

 Автор: Paretsky Sara, Perry Anne, Penzler Otto, Malone Michael, McBain Ed, Oates Joyce Carol, Leonard Elmore, Caunitz William J, Clark Carol Higgins, Clark Mary Higgins, Crumley James, Gardner John, Kellerman Faye, Kellerman Jonathan, Mason Bobbie Ann, Silverstein Shel, Tartt Donna

Обложка книги Murder For Revenge Murder For Revenge

 Автор: Morrell David, Penzler Otto, Block Lawrence, Oates Joyce Carol, Cook Thomas H, Clark Mary Higgins, Silverstein Shel, Hendricks Vicki, Hess Joan, Emptor Caveat, Kelman Judith, Lustbader Eric, Margolin Phillip, Straub Peter


An anthology of stories edited by Otto Penzler

This is a collection of 12 original stories by such crime writers as Lawrence Block, Mary Higgins Clark, Thomas H. Cook, Eric Lustbader, Philip Margolin, David Morrell, Joyce Carol Oates and Peter Straub.

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Обложка книги Murder in the Marais Murder in the Marais

 Автор: Black Cara


A new mystery series set in Paris introduces intrepid detective Aime Leduc.

It is November 1993 and the French prime ministerial candidate is about to sign a treaty with Germany that will severely restrict immigration, reminiscent of the Vichy laws. Aime Leduc is approached by a rabbi to decipher a fifty-year-old encrypted photograph and place it in the hands of Lili Stein. When she arrives at Lili's apartment in the Marais, the old Jewish quarter of Paris, she finds a corpse in whose forehead is carved a swastika. With the help of her partner, a dwarf with extraordinary computer hacking skills, Aime is determined to solve this horrendous crime. Then more murders follow. Her search for the killer leads her to a German war veteran involved in the 1940s with a Jewish girl he was supposed to send to her death. It takes Aime undercover inside a neo-Nazi group, where she must play a dangerous game of current politics and old war crimes. Many of the older Jews in the Marais are afraid and prefer to leave the past alone, but the horrible legacy of the death camps and the words "never forget" propel Aime to find out the true identities of the criminals past and present.

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Обложка книги Mr. Zero Mr. Zero

 Автор: Wentworth Patricia


When Gay Harkwicke and her fiance, Algy, investigate the mysterious Mr. Zero, who is blackmailing Gay's cousin, Algy ends up becoming the prime suspect in a messy murder, and Gay must find the true culprit.

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Обложка книги Maggody In Manhattan Maggody In Manhattan

 Автор: Hess Joan


Arly (aka Ariel) Hanks, Chief of Police of Maggody, Arkansas (pop. 755), has been known to break out in hives just thinking about Manhattan. Her idea of a good time is running a speed trap at the edge of town, stomping around the ridge looking for Raz Buchanan's still, and having the blue plate special at Ruby Bee's Bar and Grill on Saturday night. So the last place on earth Arly wanted to be was back in Manhattan with its bright lights, memories of her nasty divorce… and, doggone it anyway, a most inconvenient murder. The week started out just dandy with the social event of the season, the long-awaited marriage of lovestruck Kevin Buchanan and his sweet, his beloved, his three-hundred-pound darling, Dahlia O'Neill. As if that didn't give the gossips enough to talk about, Ruby Bee won an all-expense-paid trip to New York as a finalist in the Koko-Nut Cooking Contest, and she and Estelle were on their way to show the city folks a thing or two. But before the week ended, the newlyweds went amok on their way to Niagara Falls, and Ruby Bee, while making a big splash in the Big Apple, was in the slammer for attempted murder! Flying to the rescue just about wiped out Arly's bank account, and checking into the Chadwick Hotel almost did the same thing for her reputation. The contest had brought together some of the most unlikely characters ever to turn on a Mixmaster, and in an embarrassingly short time, Arly found herself in the room of good-looking, unmarried Durmond Pilverman, whose talents went way beyond his skill at baking a Koko-Nut Kream Pie. But when a dead body turned up in the hotel dumpster, Arly smelled something suspicious in this national cook-off. And the.38 she found hidden in Durmond's dresser had her wondering if she was in danger of sleeping with the enemy. In this sixth mystery in the highly acclaimed Maggody series, the spunky, off-beat, appealing Arly Hanks once again stars in a thoroughly original, wonderfully funny whodunit.

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Обложка книги Morir por morir Morir por morir

 Автор: ínina Alexandra


Moscú, hacia 1990. Un chantajista amenaza a un matrimonio con revelar que su hijo de doce años es adoptado. ¿Cómo ha salido a la luz este secreto? La investigación se centra en un juez que confiesa que le han robado varios sumarios. Anastasia Kaménskaya de la policía criminal, sospecha que ese robo múltiple oculta otro asunto mucho más turbio, que ella descubre rápidamente. Un eminente científico degüella a su mujer, pierde la memoria y el juicio, y cuando parece que es capaz de recordar algo, también pierde la vida. ¿Qué misterio se esconde tras ese drama familiar y por qué han querido taparlo?

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Обложка книги Morderstwo pod cenzurą Morderstwo pod cenzurą

 Автор: ński Marcin


Powalający jak litr czystej wypity pod trzy meduzy w lubelskiej spelunce "Wykwintna". Skuteczni jak prawy prosty boksera, zniewalający jak Rudolf Valentino i niepowstrzymani niczym szarżująca tankietka. Oto podkomisarz Zygmunt "Zyga" Maciejewski i jego ludzie. Najlepsze gliny z Wydziału Śledczego. O ile akurat nie boksują, nie piją i nie podrywają panienek… Bo dobry policjant z Lublina wygląda, jakby nie wyglądał, albo wygląda jak bandyta. Tudzież jak alfons.

9 listopada 1930 r. serce Lublina pika jeszcze rytmem starego flegmatyka, gdy bestialsko oprawiony trup naczelnego "Głosu Lubelskiego" pobudza je do poziomu palpitacji. Komu podpadł znany z ciętego języka pismak? Włoskiej mafii czy komunistycznej międzynarodówce? A może to robota satanistów, którzy podobno odprawiają czarne msze w cukierni Semadeniego? A może zlecenie dał konkurencyjny "Kurier Lubelski"?

– A niech to wszystko jasny szlag!!! Trup niemal w święto narodowe, jakby roboty było mało! Od dwóch dni harcerze na Placu Litewskim ryczą, że "Maszerują strzelcy…"!

Tajniacy Zygi ruszają w miasto. Trop wiedzie ich przez eleganckie pokoje hotelu "Europa", meliny ferajny z Kośminka, podłe speluny i burdele na Żmigrodzie, by nieoczekiwanie runąć w wiekowe staromiejskie podziemia.

Ta sprawa musiała mieć drugie dno! Ale żeby od razu trzecie i czwarte?

Po lekturze Wrońskiego Lublin już nigdy nie będzie zwykłym miastem…

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Обложка книги Madness In Maggody Madness In Maggody

 Автор: Hess Joan


When someone sabotages Jim Bob's grocery store with tainted tamale sauce, resulting in 23 cases of food poisoning and a sudden death, Police Chief Arly Hanks finds that her own mother, Rudy Dee, is one of the suspects. "This may be one of the funniest mysteries written in a long time…"-Ocala Star-Banner.

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Обложка книги Much Ado About Murder Much Ado About Murder

 Автор: Hawke Simon


Fledgling playwright Will Shakespeare and Symington Smythe, ostler and would-be thespian, are firmly ensconced in their theatre company. But due to the plague, all of London 's theatres have been closed. The players are broke, and our intrepid duo must seek employment in other lines of work – Smythe smithing and Will poeting. Then a murder rocks all of London.

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Обложка книги Mischief In Maggody Mischief In Maggody

 Автор: Hess Joan


Police Chief Arly Hanks finds her small town, Maggody, has some new inhabitants when she returns from vacation. Soon, Robin Buchanon, local prostitute and moonshiner, disappears, and Arly finds her bloody body at the edge of a marijuana field.

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Обложка книги Murder on St. Mark’s place Murder on St. Mark’s place

 Автор: Thompson Victoria


In turn-of-the century New York City, midwife Sarah Brandt and Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy see birth and death-and even murder…

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Обложка книги Murder On Mulberry Bend Murder On Mulberry Bend

 Автор: Thompson Victoria


In this all-new Gaslight Mystery, turn-of-the-century New York City midwife Sarah Brandt and Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy discover how the squalor of the streets can breed madness and murder.

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Обложка книги Murder On Waverly Place Murder On Waverly Place

 Автор: Thompson Victoria


Victoria Thompson once again 'vividly recreates the gaslit world of New York.' (Publishers Weekly)

Sarah Brandt is not completely surprised when her very proper mother asks her to attend a séance. She knows that Mrs. Decker still carries great guilt over the death of her older daughter, Maggie. So Sarah accompanies her and the spiritualist does seem to contact Maggie – convincing Mrs. Decker to attend another séance.

Only this time, one of the attendees doesn't succeed in speaking to the dead – she joins them. Now, it's up to Sarah and Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy to protect Mrs. Decker from scandal – by determining how a woman was murdered in the pitch dark when every suspect was holding the hand of the person next to them.

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Обложка книги Murder on Washington Square Murder on Washington Square

 Автор: Thompson Victoria


Turn-of-the-century New York City midwife Sarah Brandt and Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy are thrust into a twisted case of murder-when a seductress falls victim to her own charades.

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Обложка книги Murder On Astor Place Murder On Astor Place

 Автор: Thompson Victoria


Following a routine delivery in a rooming house, turn-of-the-century midwife Sarah Brandt discovers that another boarder, a young girl, has been murdered and, despite the hindrance of the girl's powerful family, joins forces with Sergeant Frank Malloy to find the killer before he can strike again.

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Обложка книги Murder On GramercyPark Murder On GramercyPark

 Автор: Thompson Victoria


After a successful delivery, a baby falls mysteriously ill. But midwife Sarah Brandt soon discovers the source of the baby's sickness-and a scandal that's paved with greed and deception.

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Обложка книги Murder at Union Station Murder at Union Station

 Автор: Truman Margaret


Historic Union Station means nothing to the elderly man speeding south on the last lap of what will turn out to be a one-way journey from Tel Aviv to D.C. – on a train that will soon land him at Gate A-8 and, moments later, at St. Peter's Gate. This weary traveler, whose terminal destination is probably hell, is Louis Russo, former mob hit man and government informer. Two men are at the station to meet him. One is Richard Marienthal, a young writer whose forthcoming book is based on Russo's life. The other is the man who'll kill him.

Russo has returned to help promote Marienthal's book, which, although no one has been allowed to read it, already has some people shaking in their Gucci boots. Those in power fear that the contents will expose not only organized crime's nefarious business but also a top-secret assignment abroad that Russo once masterminded for a very-high-profile Capitol Hill client. As news of Russo's murder rockets from the MPD to the FBI and the CIA, from Congress to the West Wing, the final chapter of the story begins its rapid-fire unfolding.

In addition to the bewildered Marienthal and his worried girlfriend, Murder at Union Station features an array of memorable characters: rock-ribbed right-wing Senator Karl Widmer; ruthless New York publisher Pamela Warren; boozy MPD Detective Bret Mullin; shoe-shine virtuoso Joe Jenks; dedicated presidential political adviser Chet Fletcher; and President Adam Parmele himself – not to mention freelance snoops, blow-dried climbers, and a killer or two. There's no place like the nation's capital, and as her myriad fans know, Margaret Truman always gets it right. Murder at Union Station is a luxury express, non stopdelight.

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Обложка книги Murder at the Opera Murder at the Opera

 Автор: Truman Margaret


Margaret Truman, who knows where all the bodies are buried inside the Beltway, has written her most thrilling novel of suspense yet. Murder at the Opera features the popular crime-fighting couple Mac Smith and his wife, Annabel Reed-Smith, as they navigate the glitz, glamour, and grime that is Washington, D.C.

It ain’t over till the fat lady sings… but the show hasn’t even started yet when a diva is found dead. The soprano in question, a petite young Asian Canadian named Charise Lee, was scarcely a star at the Washington National Opera. But when the aspiring singer is stabbed in the heart backstage during rehearsals, she suddenly takes center stage.

Georgetown law professor Mac Smith thought he’d just be carrying a rapier in Tosca as a favor for his beloved Annabel, but now they’re both being pressured by the panicked theater board to unmask a killer. Providing accompaniment will be former homicide detective, current P.I., and eternal opera fan Raymond Pawkins.

Soon the Smiths find themselves dangerously improvising among an expanding cast of suspects with all sorts of scores to settle. What they uncover is an increasingly complex case reaching far beyond Washington to a dark world of informers and terror alerts in Iraq, and climaxing on a fateful night at the opera attended by none other than the President himself.

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Обложка книги MacPherson's Lament MacPherson's Lament

 Автор: McCrumb Sharyn


Elizabeth MacPherson returns from England just in time to become involved in a case involving stolen Confederate gold.

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Обложка книги Missing Susan Missing Susan

 Автор: McCrumb Sharyn


Elizabeth MacPherson must solve a mystery that links the present to the past when she takes a tour of the famous crime scenes of the British Isles, and the tour itself becomes the scene of the crime.

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Обложка книги Mourn Not Your Dead Mourn Not Your Dead

 Автор: Crombie Deborah


Senior policeman Commander Albert Gilbert is found dead at home. Inspector Duncan Kincaid and his partner Sergeant Gemma James soon have their prime suspect in Geoff Genovase, until one of Gemma's colleagues, Jackie Temple, voices her suspicions about a senior police officer.

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Обложка книги McCone And Friends McCone And Friends

 Автор: Muller Marcia


Creator of the modern female private eye story, Marcia Muller has been writing novels and short stories about Sharon McCone since 1977. In the process McCone has gained a host of associates and formed her own detective agency. Some seven years ago, Marcia Muller decided to show readers different views of her sleuth by relating cases through the eyes of McCone's colleagues.

McCone and Friends contains three stories told by McCone herself, as well as a novella and a short story narrated by the agency's investigator Rae Kelleher, a story from the viewpoint of its office manager Ted Smalley, an investigation conducted by McCone's nephew Mick Savage, and one by her long-term lover Hy Ripinsky. The settings range from small planes to a sweatshop which puts Asian women into virtual slavery, and the mysteries surround a 1950's jukebox in a rundown hotel, a sculpture welded together by a long-missing and now very-dead artist. In perhaps the most moving story of all, a teenage girl has vanished leaving as a clue only a collage on her wall.

The McCone Files shows why Marcia Muller is one of the greatest mystery writers of our generation.

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Обложка книги Milczący Świadek Milczący Świadek

 Автор: Clark Mary Higgins


Jako trzyletnie dziecko Patricia Traymore przeżyła koszmar: jej rodzice zginęli zastrzeleni w niewyjaśnionych okolicznościach, a ciężko ranna dziewczynka długo walczyła o życie w najlepszych waszyngtońskich szpitalach. Po latach, jako znana dziennikarka telewizyjna, powraca do Waszyngtonu, aby zrealizować program o senator Abigail Jennings, pierwszej kobiecie mającej szansę zostać wiceprezydentem Stanów Zjednoczonych. Przede wszystkim jednak Pat chce poznać prawdę o tragicznej śmierci rodziców. Ale jest ktoś, komu nie podoba się pomysł nakręcenia filmu o bezkompromisowej pani senator i kto uczyni wszystko, aby powstrzymać dociekliwą dziennikarkę przed ujawnieniem tajemnic z przeszłości.

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Обложка книги Misterio en alta mar Misterio en alta mar

 Автор: Clark Carol Higgins, Clark Mary Higgins


El Royal Mermaid es el flamante buque que sirve de escenario a Mary Higgins, una vez mas acompañada de la pluma de su hija Carol, para contarnos una historia de suspense, e intriga, y porque no tambien cargada de humor, el anfitrion del crucero de lujo, ha querido invitar a personas que tienen algo en común, estan comprometidas con nobles causas humanitarias.

Entre tanto filántopo, tambien han recibido una invitación de navidad para formar parte del pasaje, la detective amateur Alvirah Meehan y la investigadora privada Regan Reilly, ambas acompañadas por sus maridos, uno de los cuales no es otro que el jefe de brigada Jack Reilly.

Para que la trama se pueda sustentar, dos peligrosos criminales fugados, a quienes ayuda el hijo del capitan, se disfrazan de Papá Noel, para pasar desapercibidos, una fuerte tormenta azota el barco, y una pasajera dice haber visto el fantasma de un famoso escritor, un pasajero acecha una valiosisima antigüedad, que será arrojada al mar en una ceremonia fúnebre.

Repleta de humor y suspense, la novela te atrapa desde el principio, nuestros protagonistas iran uniendo las piezas que los llevaran a desentrañar el ‘ misterio en alta mar’ y no se puede hacer otra cosa que esperar el desenlace final, a la vez conmovedor y espeluznante, que tiene lugar la última noche del año.

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Обложка книги Śmiertelna Gra Śmiertelna Gra

 Автор: Johansen Iris


Główną bohaterką jest Eve Duncan, rzeźbiarka sądowa, doskonale odtwarzająca twarze zmarłych na podstawie kształtu ich czaszek. Tym razem otrzymuje propozycję pracy przy identyfikacji wykopanych w Georgii szkieletów. Podejmuje się bez wahania, przypuszczając, że jeden z nich może być szkieletem jej dawno zamordowanej córki, której ciała dotąd nie znaleziono. Właśnie na zaangażowaną Eve w sprawę Georgii liczy morderca. Obserwuje bacznie jej każdy krok, zadręcza dziwnymi telefonami, aby w odpowiednim czasie zadać cios. Ten bezlitosny psychopata, przekonany, że zawsze wygrywa, nie skończy swej śmiertelnej gry, póki nie osiągnie zamierzonego celu, którym jest życie Eve.

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Обложка книги Mord im Gurkenbeet Mord im Gurkenbeet

 Автор: Bradley Alan


Die junge Flavia de Luce staunt nicht schlecht, als sie im ersten Morgenlicht eine Leiche im Garten entdeckt – ausgerechnet im Gurkenbeet! Jeder hält ihren Vater für den Mörder, denn Colonel de Luce hat sich noch tags zuvor mit dem Verblichenen gestritten. Nur ein einziger Mensch glaubt felsenfest an die Unschuld des Colonels – seine neunmalkluge Tochter Flavia. Schließlich ist der Ermordete vergiftet worden, und – ganz im Gegensatz zu Flavia, die eine begnadete Giftmischerin ist – ihr Vater hat nie Interesse an der Chemie des Todes gezeigt. Also fragt Flavia in vermeintlich kindlicher Unschuld sämtlichen Zeugen Löcher in den Bauch. Hartnäckig folgt sie jeder noch so abwegigen Spur – bis sie einsehen muss, dass ihr Vater tatsächlich ein dunkles Geheimnis hütet. Und so befürchtet Flavia, dass sie vielleicht eine zu gute Detektivin ist …


Gewitzt, ironisch und unwiderstehlich liebenswert – Flavia de Luce ist eine Ermittlerin, wie sie die Welt noch nicht gesehen hat!


Eine liebenswerte Giftmischerin.

Der Debütroman von Alan Bradley sorgte bereits vor Erscheinen für eine beispiellose Sensation: Er wurde mit dem renommiertesten Krimipreis der Welt ausgezeichnet, dem „Dagger Award“ – auf der Basis eines einzigen Kapitels!



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Обложка книги Murder On The Half Shelf Murder On The Half Shelf

 Автор: Barrett Lorna


Stoneham, New Hampshire, is a haven to bookstores, including Tricia's own mystery shop, Haven't Got a Clue, but is sadly lacking in bed and breakfasts. Pippa and Jon Comfort's Sheer Comfort Inn opens its doors to the public in a week and the couple has offered some locals a free night as a trial run.

But what should have been a pleasant overnight stay for Tricia becomes a nightmare when she makes two startling discoveries: Pippa's murdered body in the backyard, and the fact that her husband Jon is actually Harry Tyler, a man Tricia loved-and believed dead-for nearly twenty years.

Now Harry is the prime suspect, but Tricia doesn't believe him capable of murder, regardless of her own feelings toward him. And even though Harry's led a life of lies, Tricia's learning that Pippa had her share of secrets that some people may have not wanted revealed…

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Обложка книги Murder Talks Turkey Murder Talks Turkey

 Автор: Baker Deb


It's spring in Michigan's Upper Peninsula – an exciting season of rising temperatures, budding romances, and the turkey-hunting opener. But for sheer adrenaline value, neither love nor turkeys can compete with the Credit Union being held up at gunpoint. It's not the best planning to commit a robbery in a town where everyone is armed for combat, and the gunman is shot dead in a room full of witnesses – but the stolen money has disappeared right in front of their eyes.

Faster than you can say "Tom Turkey," Gertie, Cora Mae, and Kitty are on the case, in this hoot of a whodunit.

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Обложка книги Motherless Brooklyn Motherless Brooklyn

 Автор: Lethem Jonathan


Dagger Awards

Lionel Essrog, a.k.a. the Human Freakshow, is a victim of Tourette's syndrome (an uncontrollable urge to shout out nonsense, touch every surface in reach and stroke people. Local tough guy hires Lionel and other boys and grooms them to become the Minna Men, a detective-agency-cum-limo service.

“Under the guise of a detective novel, Lethem has written a more piercing tale of investigation, one revealing how the mind drives on its own ‘wheels within wheels.’ ”

– The New York Times Book Review

“Who but Jonathan Lethem would attempt a half-satirical cross between a literary novel and a hard-boiled crime story narrated by an amateur detective with Tourette’s syndrome?… The dialogue crackles with caustic hilarity… Jonathan Lethem is a verbal performance artist.”

– The Boston Globe

“Part detective novel and part literary fantasia, [Motherless Brooklyn] superbly balances beautiful writing and an engrossing plot.”

– The Wall Street Journal

“Intricately and satisfyingly plotted… Funny and dizzying and heart-breaking.”

– Luc Sante, Village Voice Literary Supplement

“A tour de force… With one unique and well-imagined character, Jonathan Lethem has turned a genre on its ear. He doesn’t just push the envelope, he gives it a swift kick.”

– The Denver Post

“Aside from being one of the most inventive writers on the planet, Lethem is also one of the funniest.”

– San Francisco examiner Chronicle

“In Essrog… Jonathan Lethem has fashioned a lovably strange man-child and filled his cross-wired mind with a brilliant, crashing, self-referential interior monologue that is at once laugh-out-loud funny, tender and in the honest service of a terrific story.”

– The Washington Post Book World

“A true risk-taker… Lethem uses a familiar genre as the backdrop for his own artistic flourishes.”

– The Hartford Courant

“Wildly inventive… Jonathan Lethem has a knack for pushing commonplace ideas to absurdly literal ends.”

– City Pages

“Marvelous… Motherless Brooklyn is, among other things, a tale of orphans, a satire of Zen in the city and a murder mystery.”

– Time Out New York

“Finding out whodunit is interesting enough, but it’s more fun watching Lethem unravel the mysteries of his Tourettic creation.”

– Time

“Wonderfully inventive, slightly absurdist… [Motherless Brooklyn] is funny and sly, clever, compelling and endearing.”

– USA Today

“Utterly original and deeply moving.”

– Esquire

“Motherless Brooklyn is a whodunit that’s serious fiction… Lethem is a sort of Stanley Kubrick figure… stopping off in flat genres to do multidimensional work, blasting their hoary conventions to bits.”

“A pure delight.”

– The New York Observer

“A detective story, a shrewd portrait of Brooklyn, a retold Oliver Twist and a story so baroquely voiced (the hero has Tourette’s syndrome) that Philip Marlowe would blush. And tip his fedora.”

– Newsweek

“Wildly imaginative.”

– Minneapolis Star Tribune

“Funny, delightfully complicated and so outrageously inventive that no pitch could do it justice.”

– Baltimore Sun

“A multi-layered novel that’s fast-paced, witty and touching… Prose diatpunches its way down the page, every word loaded with energy and ready to explode.”

– The Oregonian

“Compulsively readable… Genuinely entertaining… Improbably hilarious… Lethem is at his peak Nabokov-meets-Woody-Allen verbal frenzy.”

– Bookforum

“Most rewarding… Delightfully oddball.”

– The New Yorker

“Motherless Brooklyn is Lethem’s finest work yet-exciting, strange, original, hilarious, human and soulful.”

– The Memphis Commercial Appeal

“A staggering piece of writing… On the edge of genius… The accents, class distinctions, highways, neighborhoods, grocery stores, flavors, scents and, yes, car services in a certain corner of [Brooklyn] are made vividly tangible, arising from these pages as if scratch-and-sniffs were embedded in the margins.”

– San Jose Mercury News

“Imagine the opportunities to explore language that arise when the narrator of a novel has Tourette’s syndrome… Unforgettable.”

– Los Angeles Times

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Обложка книги Murder on the Bride’s Side Murder on the Bride’s Side

 Автор: Kiely Tracy

 Серия: Tracy Kiely Mysteries


Loosely modeled on Sense and Sensibility, Kiely's pleasing second cozy to feature Jane Austen fan Elizabeth Parker (after 2009's Murder at Longbourn) may be short on plot, but is well populated with lively characters, in particular genteel Southerners. The morning after Elizabeth's best friend's wedding in Richmond, Va., the bride's aunt turns up with a knife in her ribs. Many members of the wedding party are suspect, but when a diamond necklace is found in Elizabeth's room, the police focus their investigation on her. For reassurance, Elizabeth looks to "Elinor Dashwood's almost transcendental calm in the face of chaos." Armchair sleuths will enjoy following the clues up to the surprising dénouement. The most shocking thing in this fun, featherlight read is that these Southerners persist in calling the bride's grandmother by her first name without the courtesy of a "Miss" in front of it.

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Обложка книги Matar de Amor Matar de Amor

 Автор: Hannah Sophie


Desde hace tres años, Naomi Jenkins conserva un secreto que no piensa desvelar a nadie. Ni siquiera a Robert, su amante, un transportista casado con el que todos los días se encuentra a la misma hora en el mismo motel de siempre. Pero un día Robert no acude a la cita y Naomi decide buscarlo en su casa. A pesar de que el camión está allí, aparcado, ella sospecha que ha ocurrido algo terrible. Sobre todo cuando la esposa de su amante la descubre merodeando por el jardín y le asegura que a partir de ahora las dos estarán mejor sin él. Desesperada, Naomi recurre a la policía para denunciar su desaparición y decide convencerles de que Robert es un psicópata sexual y de que ella podrá ayudarles en la pesquisa, al fin y al cabo, solo necesita indagar en la intimidad de su secreto…

En su nueva novela, Sophie Hannah ofrece un caleidoscopio inquietante de las complejas relaciones entre hombres y mujeres. Una trama en la que, bajo su aparente arquitectura policial, la autora de No es mi hija despliega el mapa de los vínculos marcados por la locura, la obsesión y el miedo.

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Обложка книги Murder On The Eightfold Path Murder On The Eightfold Path

 Автор: Killian Diana


While in her mother's garden, A.J. stumbles-literally-on the body of her mother's current beau. Now A.J. is going to have to find her balance and solve the murder without getting tied up in knots.

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Обложка книги Motherhood Is Murder Motherhood Is Murder

 Автор: Orgain Diana

 Серия: Maternal Instincts Mysteries

Обложка книги Misterium Tremendum. Тайна, приводящая в трепет Misterium Tremendum. Тайна, приводящая в трепет

 Автор: Дашкова Полина Викторовна

 Серия: Источник счастья


Во второй книге романа «Источник счастья» продолжается история семьи профессора Свешникова и его открытия. В восемнадцатом году загадочный препарат хотят заполучить большевики. В наше время за ним охотятся адепты оккультного ордена искателей бессмертия. Для всех он остается тайной.

Misterium Tremendum.

Тайна, приводящая в трепет. Тайна, которая может спасти, убить, свести с ума и никогда не станет достоянием сильных мира сего.

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Обложка книги Śmierć Na Obczyźnie Śmierć Na Obczyźnie

 Автор: Leon Donna


Świt w Wenecji. Idealny spokój i cisza. W kanale unosi się ciało zamordowanego człowieka. Wkrótce okaże się, że są to zwłoki amerykańskiego żołnierza. Sprawa trafia do komisarza Brunettiego. Przełożeni nie ułatwiają mu pracy; forsują hipotezę o napadzie rabunkowym. Komisarz wnika jednak głębiej w dziwne okoliczności śmierci Amerykanina. Niespodziewanie wpada na trop afery, w którą zamieszane są władze Włoch, armia amerykańska i wszechmocna mafia. Jak dalece Brunetti będzie mógł posunąć się w walce z totalnym złem? Czy uda mu się przeżyć?

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Обложка книги Śmierć I Sąd Śmierć I Sąd

 Автор: Leon Donna


W pociągu z Padwy do Wenecji ginie z rąk nieznanych sprawców wpływowy adwokat. "Pociąg śmierci" – krzyczą nagłówki gazet, rozpętując sensację. Dociekliwy komisarz Brunetti podejrzewa jednak coś więcej niż pospolite zabójstwo na tle rabunkowym. Kiedy kilka dni później dochodzi do rzekomego samobójstwa znanego księgowego, Brunetti nabiera pewności, że ma do czynienia z poważną, niebezpieczną aferą. Poszukując związku między tajemniczymi zgonami, pod niechętnym spojrzeniem swego przełożonego, odważnie zagłębia się w świat przestępczego podziemia Wenecji, by dokonać przerażającego odkrycia: działa tam potężny gang o międzynarodowych powiązaniach; kierują nim najbogatsi i najszacowniejsi obywatele miasta. Śmierć i sąd to kolejna, czwarta już powieść ze znakomitej serii kryminalnej amerykańskiej pisarki Donny Leon (Śmierć w La Fenice, Strój na śmierć, Śmierć na obczyźnie); jej akcja rozgrywa się w niepowtarzalnej scenerii Wenecji. Wzbudzający zaufanie i sympatię komisarz Guido Brunetti z właściwą sobie konsekwencją dąży do utrzymania praworządności w mieście, gdzie wartości etyczne kruszeją szybciej niż zmurszałe ściany zabytkowych pałaców.

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Обложка книги Mercy aka The keeper of lost causes Mercy aka The keeper of lost causes

 Автор: Adler-Olsen Jussi


Jussi Adler-Olsen is Denmark's premier crime writer. His books routinely top the bestseller lists in northern Europe, and he's won just about every Nordic crime-writing award, including the prestigious Glass Key Award-also won by Henning Mankell, Stieg Larsson, and Jo Nesbo. Now, Dutton is thrilled to introduce him to America.

The Keeper of Lost Causes, the first installment of Adler- Olsen's Department Q series, features the deeply flawed chief detective Carl Morck, who used to be a good homicide detective-one of Copenhagen's best. Then a bullet almost took his life. Two of his colleagues weren't so lucky, and Carl, who didn't draw his weapon, blames himself.

So a promotion is the last thing Carl expects.

But it all becomes clear when he sees his new office in the basement. Carl's been selected to run Department Q, a new special investigations division that turns out to be a department of one. With a stack of Copenhagen's coldest cases to keep him company, Carl's been put out to pasture. So he's as surprised as anyone when a case actually captures his interest. A missing politician vanished without a trace five years earlier. The world assumes she's dead. His colleagues snicker about the time he's wasting. But Carl may have the last laugh, and redeem himself in the process.

Because she isn't dead… yet.

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Обложка книги More Deadly Than the Male More Deadly Than the Male

 Автор: Chase James Hadley


George Fraser is a lonely man, and a bored man. But he has exciting dreams. In his dreams, he lives in a thrilling world of gangsters, guns, fast cars and beautiful women. And of course, in his dreams, he is the toughest gangster of them all. George Fraser prefers his dream world to his real, ordinary life so he begins to boast about it, pretending that he is, in fact, a hardened and ruthless gangster. But George Fraser boasts to the wrong people and suddenly his dream world becomes all too real.

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Обложка книги Mord in Montichello Mord in Montichello

 Автор: Brown Rita Mae

 Серия: Ein Fall für Mrs. Murphy


Frühling im idyllischen Crozet - nach einem harten Winter erwachen bei Mensch und Tier wieder die Lebensgeister: Mary Minor «Harry» Haristeen, die junge Posthalterin, überwindet sich zum großen Hausputz. Tigerkatze Mrs. Murphy und Corgi-Hündin Tee Tucker können sich end­lich wieder zum Herumtollen nach draußen wagen. Und einer reibt sich ganz besonders die Hände: Kimball Haynes, Archäologe und Workaholic, der unter dem Motto «Je tiefer geschürft, desto besser» für die Ausgrabungen im nahe gelegenen Monticello, dem ehemaligen Wohnsitz des Präsidenten Thomas Jefferson, verantwortlich ist. Von Harrys resoluter Freundin Miranda Ho­gendobber mit Bibelsprüchen und üppigem Proviant versorgt, beginnt Haynes mit seiner Arbeit - und macht einen grausigen Fund: ein Skelett, angetan mit den Überbleibseln einer reichbestickten Brokatweste, einen wertvollen Ring am Finger. Und einiges an dieser über hundert Jahre alten Leiche ist äußerst mysteriös: Offensichtlich starb der betuchte Mann in den ehemaligen Sklavenquartieren, und zwar dort, wo die schöne Sklavin Medley Orion lebte. Aber was hatte ein Weißer dort zu suchen? Das ist die große Frage, zumal sein zertrümmerter Schädel keinen Zweifel läßt: Es war Mord. Schlafende Hunde soll man nicht wecken, sagen die einen, beson­ders gewisse Mitglieder der Hautevolee von Crozet. «Katzenintuition!» fordern indes Mrs. Mur­phy und Tee Tucker, überzeugt davon, daß dies nicht einfach nur eine der Spukgeschichten ist, die einem als Kätzchen erzählt werden. Und tatsächlich: Kurze Zeit später wird Kimball Haynes umgebracht, und Larry Johnson, der Arzt von Crozet, in alten medizinischen Doku­menten auf einer vielversprechenden Spur, entgeht einem Anschlag nur knapp. Fintenreich machen sich die Detektivinnen, unter stützt von Kater Pewter, Simon dem Opossum und Mrs Murphys Exmann Paddy, an die Arbeit, um die Morde aufzuklären. Das blaue Band des Frühlings, lernen sie entsetzt, kann sich besonders bei verliebten Menschen in eine tödliche Schlinge verwandeln, die noch nach Generationen ihre Opfer fordert ..

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Обложка книги Muerte En Invierno Muerte En Invierno

 Автор: Kaminsky Stuart M


El detective Mac Taylor es un eficaz investigador del C.S.I. convencido de que todo está relacionado y las personas siempre tienen una historia que contar. Él y su compañera, la detective Stella Bonasera, lideran un equipo de expertos en el cambiante e inestable mundo de la ciudad de Nueva York. Estos dotados investigadores, que ven Nueva York bajo una luz única, siguen las pruebas al tiempo que reúnen pistas y eliminan dudas para, finalmente, resolver los casos. El cuerpo de un hombre de mediana edad aparece en el ascensor de un lujoso edificio del Upper East Side. En un primer momento, Mac Taylor y Aiden Burn no encuentran balas, ni restos de ADN, ninguna pista. Podría tratarse del crimen perfecto Mientras tanto, a unas pocas manzanas, Stella Bonasera y Danny Messer investigan el asesinato de una mujer protegida por el programa de testigos. Los agentes de la ley encargados de su seguridad aseguran que la víctima pasó la noche en su dormitorio del hotel y que la encontraron muerta por la mañana. El equipo C.S.I. de Nueva York deberá reunir las pruebas y resolver estos dos sorprendentes crímenes.

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Обложка книги Murder Most Persuasive Murder Most Persuasive

 Автор: Kiely Tracy

 Серия: Tracy Kiely Mysteries


After the death of Elizabeth Parker's great-uncle Martin Reynolds, the family’s house in the picturesque Maryland town of St. Michaels is sold. When the new owners dig up the pool, they find the body of the man thought to have run off eight years earlier after embezzling over a million dollars from the family business.

This grisly discovery not only unearths old questions about what really happened to the stolen money, but it brings Detective Joe Muldoon back into the family’s lives. Eight years earlier, Elizabeth’s cousin Ann reluctantly broke off her relationship with Joe due to family pressure. Ann always regretted that decision and now fears that it is too late for her and Joe–especially after she becomes the main suspect.

In Murder Most Persuasive, a clever and entertaining story with echoes of Jane Austen’s Persuasion, Elizabeth tries to not only match wits against a killer who’s had an eight year head-start, but to also try her hand at matchmaking.   

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Обложка книги Murder Is A Girl’s Best Friend Murder Is A Girl’s Best Friend

 Автор: Matetsky Amanda


Spunky 1950s detective Paige Turner finds herself embroiled in a messy murder mystery with the killer hot on her heels. She'll need all her skills to track him down-before she becomes his next victim.

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Обложка книги Misery Loves Maggody Misery Loves Maggody

 Автор: Hess Joan


Maggody police chief Arly Hanks investigates the death of a local resident who fell from an eighth-floor hotel balcony while on an Elvis Presley Pilgrimage to Memphis.

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Обложка книги Murder on a Hot Tin Roof Murder on a Hot Tin Roof

 Автор: Matetsky Amanda


Mystery novelist and crime reporter Paige Turner is thrilled to see the hottest show on Broadway-but when she visits the star the next morning, he's been prematurely chilled. With her friend Abby, Paige embarks on a quest for the killer that has her springing all over the city like an overheated feline.

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Обложка книги Murder Most Frothy Murder Most Frothy

 Автор: Коул Клео

 Серия: Coffeehouse Mysteries


Clare Cosi’s new friend, millionaire David Mintzer, has an offer no New York barista could turn down: an all-expenses-paid summer away from the sticky city. At his Hamptons mansion, she’ll relax, soak up the sun, and, oh yes, train the staff of his new restaurant. So Clare packs up her daughter, her former mother-in-law, and her special recipe for iced coffee—for what she hopes will be one de-latte-ful summer…

Soon, Clare tends the coffee bar at her first Hamptons gala. But the festivities come to a bitter end when an employee turns up dead in David’s bathroom—a botched attempt on the millionaire’s life. Thanks to the Fourth of July fireworks no one heard any gunshots, and the police are stuck in holiday traffic. Concerned for everyone’s safety, Clare begins to investigate. What she finds will keep her up at night—and it’s not the java jitters…

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Обложка книги Murder Is Binding Murder Is Binding

 Автор: Barrett Lorna

 Серия: Booktown Mystery


When she moved to Stoneham, city slicker Tricia Miles met nothing but friendly faces. And when she opened her mystery bookstore, she met friendly competition. But when she finds Doris Gleason dead in her own cookbook store, killed by a carving knife, the atmosphere seems more cutthroat than cordial. Someone wanted to get their hands on the rare cookbook that Doris had recently purchased-and the locals think that someone is Tricia. To clear her name, Tricia will have to take a page out of one of her own mysteries-and hunt down someone who isn't killing by the book.

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Обложка книги Miss Silver Comes To Stay Miss Silver Comes To Stay

 Автор: Wentworth Patricia


When James Lessiter returns to Lenton after many years to claim his family estate, his reappearance opens old wounds never healed. Then he is found bludgeoned to death by a fire poker and the suspects are too numerous to count. Thank heavens Miss Silver is in town to visit a friend.

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Обложки нет Memow, или Регистр смерти

 Автор: ДАгата Джузеппе

Обложки нет Memento mori

 Автор: Пронзини Билл

Обложка книги Mord auf Rezept Mord auf Rezept

 Автор: Brown Rita Mae

 Серия: Ein Fall für Mrs. Murphy


Winter herrscht in Crozet, Virginia, und jeder scheint unter der unerbittlichen Kälte zu leiden, sogar Mary Minor>Harry< Haristeen, die Postmeisterin des Städtchens. Und so freuen sich alle über jeden Klatsch, der ihnen aus dem Krankenhaus von Crozet zugetragen wird. Doch dann passiert Unfaßbares: Ihre Klatschquelle wird er­mordet. Harry kann wie immer keinem Mordfall widerstehen und findet bald heraus, daß das Krankenhaus ein einziger Sumpf aus Eitelkeiten, Eifersucht und heimlichen Affären ist. Und es ist wieder Mrs. Murphy, die durch die Schattenwelt des Krankenhauses von Crozet schleicht, dem Geheimnis auf der Spur. Und wie so manches Mal muß die samtpfötige Detektivin zusammen mit ihren tierischen Freunden zu Höchstform auflaufen, um den Fall zu lösen. Ein Fall, von dem nur klar ist, daß alle Fährten zu kaltblütigem Mord führen...

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Обложка книги Miss Shumway Waves a Wand Miss Shumway Waves a Wand

 Автор: Chase James Hadley


How come a New York reporter like Ross millan was combing half of Mexico looking for old man Shumway’s missing daughter? Millan had asked himself the question a dozen times-and when he found her, he asked himself a whole lot more questions. For the shapely blonde he’d seen in the photograph turned out to be a fast-talking lady who packed a punch like a prize-fighter, did a little magic on the side, and just happened to be a dip-a very efficient pickpocket. From the day little Miss Myra Shumway walked into Millan’s life things were never quite the same…

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Обложка книги Murder by Mocha Murder by Mocha

 Автор: Коул Клео

 Серия: Coffeehouse Mysteries


Can coffee enhance your love life? Clare's Village Blend coffee beans are being used to create a new java love potion: a Mocha Magic Coffee that's laced with an herbal aphrodisiac. The product, expected to rake in millions, will be sold exclusively on Aphrodite's Village, one of the most popular online communities for women. But at the product's launch party, one of the website's editors is murdered. Clare is convinced someone wants control of the coffee's secret formula and is willing to kill to get it. Can she stir up evidence against this bitter killer? Or will she be next on the hit list?

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Обложка книги Major Downar Zastawia Pułapkę