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Обложка книги Rebecca Rebecca

 Автор: Du Maurier Daphne


Das Buch

Maxim de Winter lernt in Monte Carlo nach dem Tod seiner Frau Rebecca ein bescheidenes junges Mädchen von natürlichem Charme kennen. Die beiden heiraten, und sieben Wochen später trifft die neue Mrs. de Winter an der Seite ihres Mannes auf Manderley, dem alten englischen Herrensitz, ein. Die Größe des Anwesens, die Zimmerfluchten, die Förmlichkeit der Dienstboten verwirren sie. Alles in diesem Haus trägt noch den Stempel Rebeccas, ihrer Vorgängerin, die -wie es scheint - in einer nahe gelegenen Bucht an der Küste bei einem Bootsunglück ums Leben gekommen ist.

Während Maxim den Erinnerungen an seine erste Frau aus dem Wege geht und ihre früheren Räume verschlossen hält, treibt Mrs. Danver, die Haushälterin, geradezu einen Kult mit diesen Erinnerungen und begegnet der neuen Herrin mit kaum verhohlener Verachtung.

Aus einigen Gesprächen, flüchtigen Eindrücken und merkwürdigen Begegnungen formt sich in der jungen Mrs. de Winter allmählich das Bild Rebeccas: schön, eigenwillig und intelligent. Von den Schattenseiten Rebeccas, die eine blutige Tragödie heraufbeschworen haben, erfährt sie erst, als ihre Ehe mit Maxim einer kaum erträglichen Belastungsprobe unterworfen wird.

Mit höhnischer Wut scheint die Rache der Toten das Glück der Lebenden zerstören zu wollen, gespenstisch entsteigt die Wahrheit den sturmgepeitschten Fluten der Bucht vor Manderley, bis schließlich das stolze Herrenhaus nichts anderes mehr ist als ein verblassendes Traumbild im Leben zweier geprüfter, aber geretteter Menschen.

Die Autorin

Daphne Du Maurier wurde 1907 in London geboren. Nach dem Besuch einiger Privatschulen in Paris begann sie zu schreiben und schaffte mit «Rebecca», ihrem wohl bekanntesten Buch - 1940 von Alfred Hitchcock verfilmt - den Durchbruch zur anerkannten Autorin anspruchsvoller Unterhaltungsliteratur.

Daphne Du Maurier starb 1989 in Cornwall und zählt bis heute zu den großen Roman-Schriftstellerinnen der Nachkriegszeit. Englischer Charme, Sinn für spannungsreiche Handlung und geschickte Charakterzeichnung machen den Reiz ihrer Romane aus.

Weitere Werke von Daphne Du Maurier: Plötzlich an jenem Abend, Meine Cousine Rachel, Nächstes Jahr um diese Zeit, Gasthaus Ja-maica, Die Bucht des Franzosen, Die Vögel.


Titel des Originals: «Rebecca» erschienen bei Gollancz, London

Einzig berechtigte Übersetzung aus dem Englischen von Karin von Schab Neubearbeitete Ausgabe 1993

Ungekürzte Buchgemeinschafts-Lizenzausgabe der Bertelsmann Club GmbH, Gütersloh der Buchgemeinschaft Donauland Kremayr & Scheriau, Wien des Deutschen Bücherbundes, Stuttgart und der angeschlossenen Buchgemeinschaften

Copyright © 1940 by Daphne Du Maurier

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Обложка книги Run, Spy, Run Run, Spy, Run

 Автор: Carter Nick

 Серия: Killmaster


Lord Edmond Burns of Britain's labor party — dead over the English coast in an airliner explosion. Replaced by a Red Chinese sympathizer.

Ahmed Tal Barin of India's pacifist party — dead over the Pacific Ocean in an airliner explosion. Replaced by a Red Chinese sympathizer.

Augusto La Dilda of Peru's moderate party — dead over North Africa in an airliner explosion. Replaced by a Red Chinese sympathizer.

…and in the Montego Room of the Cayman Hotel, Jamaica, where the delectable Countess de Fresnaye sipped champagne with her lover (a young man vaguely resembling both Cary Grant and Gregory Peck) a waiter delivered a note. It was unsigned… and addressed to Nick Carter…

A novel behind the glamour-mask of international intelligence… pitting young Nick Carter against the world's most vicious spy.

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Обложка книги Rizzo’s Fire Rizzo’s Fire

 Автор: Manfredo Lou

 Серия:


Lou Manfredo's acclaimed debut novel, Rizzo's War, brought the streets of Brooklyn to life in a way that no New York City crime novel has before-full of the details, the sounds, the sights of walking a beat in Bensonhurst. Now in Rizzo's Fire, as twenty-year veteran Joe Rizzo edges closer to retirement, things only seem to get harder: having promised his wife he'd quit smoking, he's working the most baffling case of his career, with a new partner to boot.

Robert Lauria was practically a hermit, and was dead ten days before anyone found him. Fired from his job as a shoe salesman weeks ago, he rarely left his apartment and had no visitors except his cousin, who says she hardly knew him. So who strangled him late one night as he made tea in the kitchen in his pajamas? And could there be a connection to the headline-grabbing murder of a Broadway producer a day earlier? Rizzo and his new partner, Priscilla Jackson, carefully comb through the life of this forgotten man, even though the case has already been put on the back burner by their superiors. And what they find will surprise everyone.

Armed with more street smarts than the FBI agents assigned to the more glamorous case, Rizzo and his new partner Priscilla Jackson are tasked with navigating the twin labyrinths of the truth and NYPD politics in order to find the killer and bring him to justice.

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Обложка книги Rough country Rough country

 Автор: Sandford John

 Серия: Virgil Flowers

Обложка книги Rosary girls Rosary girls

 Автор: Montanari Richard

 Серия: Jessica Balzano and Kevin Burne

Обложка книги Rostnikov vacation Rostnikov vacation

 Автор: Kaminsky Stuart M

 Серия: Inspector Rostnikov

Обложка книги Ruling Passion Ruling Passion

 Автор: Hill Reginald

 Серия: Dalziel and Pascoe

Обложка книги Recalled to Life Recalled to Life

 Автор: Hill Reginald

 Серия: Dalziel and Pascoe


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Обложка книги Raging Heat Raging Heat

 Автор: Castle Richard

 Серия: Nikki Heat

Обложка книги Ratking Ratking

 Автор: Dibdin Michael

 Серия: Aurelio Zen

Обложка книги Rough Trade Rough Trade

 Автор: Manotti Dominique

 Серия: Inspector Daquin

Обложка книги Remouille-moi la compresse Remouille-moi la compresse

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Il avait une jambe dans le vide, l'autre sur une peau de banane et la gueule en compote.

Il me demande de prendre ce qu'il y avait dans la poche de son blouson et de le porter à sa mère.

Il venait de descendre deux flics.

Qu'aurais-tu fait à ma place ?

Moi, tu me connais ?

J'ai pris la petite boîte.

Et alors, il s'en est suivi un de ces pataquès, mon pauvre vieux !

Non, franchement, je ne veux pas avoir l'air de rouscailler, mais des coups fourrés pareils, crois-moi, on peut s'en passer.

De quoi devenir chèvre, mon pote !

Mais n'en profite pas pour jouer au bouc !

On a beau être commotionné, c'est pas le genre de la boutique !

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Обложка книги Renifle, c’est de la vraie Renifle, c’est de la vraie

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Bonne nouvelle : la chasse aux perdreaux vient d'ouvrir !

Oui, mais sale nouvelle pour les perdreaux !

Les flics se ramassent à la pelle dans les rues de Paname !

Il faut absolument qu'on fasse quelque chose, non ?

Alors on fait.

Béru, par exemple, se déguise en gardien de la paix. Comme il prend du service dans le quartier des putes, c'est pas triste, malgré l'hécatombe !

Franchement, si t'es contre la chicorne, la baise et la franche rigolade, vaut mieux que tu relises l'annuaire des Chemins de fer.

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Обложка книги Rêver Rêver

 Автор: Thilliez Franck


« Pour la plupart des gens, le rêve s’arrête au réveil. »

Si ce n’étaient ses cicatrices et les photos étranges qui tapissent les murs de son bureau, on pourrait dire d’Abigaël qu’elle est une femme comme les autres.

Si ce n’étaient ces moments où elle chute au pays des rêves, on pourrait jurer qu’Abigaël dit vrai.

Abigaël a beau être cette psychologue qu’on s’arrache sur les affaires criminelles difficiles, sa maladie survient toujours comme une invitée non désirée. Une narcolepsie sévère qui la coupe du monde plusieurs fois par jour et l’emmène dans une dimension où le rêve empiète sur la réalité. Pour les distinguer l’un de l’autre, elle n’a pas trouvé mieux que la douleur.


Comment Abigaël est-elle sortie indemne de l’accident qui lui a ravi son père et sa fille ? Par quel miracle a-t-on pu la retrouver à côté de la voiture, véritable confetti de tôle, le visage à peine touché par quelques bris de verre ? Quel secret cachait son père qui tenait tant, ce matin de décembre, à s’exiler pour deux jours en famille ? Elle qui suait sang et eau sur une affaire de disparitions depuis quelques mois va devoir mener l’enquête la plus cruciale de sa vie.

Dans cette enquête, il y a une proie et un prédateur : elle-même.


Franck Thilliez est l’auteur de plus d’une dizaine de romans, parmi lesquels Atomka, Le Syndrome E et, plus récemment, Pandemia. Lauréat du prix Étoiles du Parisien-Aujourd’hui en France pour le meilleur polar 2014 avec Angor, il confirme sa place de pilier du thriller français et continue d’alterner one-shots et enquêtes menées par son couple phare Lucie Henebelle/Franck Sharko.

Adapté au cinéma pour La Chambre des morts (prix SNCF du polar français), Franck Thilliez est aussi scénariste. En 2016, le Palais de Tokyo lui commande une nouvelle, publiée chez Fleuve Éditions, dans le cadre de l’exposition « Double Je ».

Ses livres sont traduits dans le monde entier.

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Обложка книги Rosy & John Rosy & John

 Автор: ître Pierre

 Серия: Camille Verhœven


« La bombe a convenablement fonctionné ; sur ce plan, il a tout lieu d’être satisfait. Les rescapés tentent déjà de secourir les victimes restées au sol. Jean s’engouffre dans le métro. Lui ne va secourir personne. Il est le poseur de bombes. » Jean Garnier n’a plus rien à perdre dans la vie : sa mère est en prison, sa petite amie a été tuée et il n’a plus de travail. Face à ce jeune paumé, Camille Verhœven doit agir avec plus de finesse que jamais : Jean est-il une vraie menace pour le pays tout entier, ou juste un loser atteint de la folie des grandeurs ?


La version originale de cette histoire est un feuilleton numérique publié par SmartNovel en octobre 2012 sous le titre .

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Обложка книги Renegade Agent Renegade Agent

 Автор: Pendleton Don

 Серия: The Executioner, The Executioner Series


Frank Edwards, a busted CIA agent, was trafficking with terrorists in Europe. His illegal-weapons supplier was a Defense Department contractor in Massachusetts. His European connection was a high-ranking British Intelligence Officer.

Macks task: eliminate all of these bastards. He blows the hell out of an armament factory in New England, flattens a munitions warehouse at Londons Heathrow airport. Then on to Frank Edwards base to bring hell on earth.

The man from blood moves with the speed of a shock wave. To the Executioner, there is no worse scum than a turncoat agent.

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Обложка книги Run to Ground Run to Ground

 Автор: Pendleton Don

 Серия: The Executioner


A private army of killers bursts across the Mexican border into Arizona, seeking revenge for an attack on their narcotics stronghold. They discover their quarry holed up in tiny desert town and issue an ultimatum: surrender the target or die!

Seriously injured in the brutal firefight at the druglord's rancho, the Executioner is trapped in an ever-tightening circle of doom.

As the noose closes around him, can Bolan summon the strength to prevent the annihilation of his desert sanctuary?

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Обложка книги Rain of Doom Rain of Doom

 Автор: Stivers Dick

 Серия: Able Team


In Beirut, an American voice speaks into the telephone:

"We'll never forget the Beruit bomb. Tell the mullahs they can run, they can hide, but the posse of the Apocalypse rides in the night. The payback will not quit until we have killed Khomeini..."

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Обложка книги Royal Flush Royal Flush

 Автор: Stivers Dick

 Серия: Able Team


Able Team's mission: a cocaine bust in Manhattan. But a crooked trail soon takes the three aces of death to Windsor Castle in England. Able Team discovers that the fanatical Irish National Army of Liberation will attack the Royal Family in two days...

U.S. agent Leo Turrin, already in London to find an infiltrator in the British counterterror network, gets some wild help as the American hotshots make meat stew out of ruthless attackers.

No quarter is spared. Justice by fire, worldwide!

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Обложка книги Red Ice Red Ice

 Автор: Crossland Roger L


At the height of the cold war, a cashiered SEAL officer in Japan is retained by a world famous Russian dissident to rescue a friend from the Siberian Gulag. The SEAL recruits and trains a group to undertake the cold weather operation and even finagles an off-the-books submarine… for a price. The rescue is grueling and the withdrawal harrowing.

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Обложка книги Red Ice Red Ice

 Автор: Crossland Roger L


At the height of the cold war, a cashiered SEAL officer in Japan is retained by a world famous Russian dissident to rescue a friend from the Siberian Gulag. The SEAL recruits and trains a group to undertake the cold weather operation and even finagles an off-the-books submarine… for a price. The rescue is grueling and the withdrawal harrowing.

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Обложка книги Race Race

 Автор: Qureshi Mobashar

Обложки нет Rzeź bezkręgowców

 Автор: Chmielewska Joanna


Powieść niekwestionowanej pierwszej damy polskiego kryminału. Kolejna zagadka do rozwikłania. Fragment: – - Ostrowski z tej strony, pani Joanno, z zamordowaniem Wejchenmanna nie ma pani chyba nic wspólnego…? Może zbyt szczerze się pani wypowiadała, bo jakoś wszystkim się pani na myśl nasuwa… Tadzio: – Pani Joanno, co jest? Słyszała pani o tym? Agnieszka mnie podpuszcza, żeby panią zapytać, to chyba nie pani rąbnęła tego Wejchenmanna…? Nic nie wiemy, ale sensacja wszędzie! Paweł: – Joanna? Cześć! Zdaje się, ze twoja ulubiona postać z tego świata zeszła? Gdyby ci było potrzebne jakieś alibi, to my chętnie… Nie czułam się zaskoczona, z góry wiedziałam, że będę pierwszą podejrzaną. Może i rzeczywiście nie należało do tego stopnia kłapać gębą publicznie…? Z drugiej strony nie szkodzi, jeśli na mnie padnie, prawdziwemu sprawdzy ujdzie na sucho i niech w zdrowiu kwitnie! Może rozpęd weźmie i na tym jednym szlachetnym czynie nie poprzestanie…? Tak mi się jakoś pomyślało w złą godzię…

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Обложки нет Romans Wszechczasów

 Автор: Chmielewska Joanna


Wszystko zaczęło się od tego, że rozleciał mi się samochód. Wracałam z Gdańska do Warszawy i za Pasłękiem wjechałam sobie do lasu, żeby nazbierać kwiatków. Ściśle biorąc, nie były to kwiatki, tylko jakieś badyle, zaczynające z siebie coś wypuszczać. Była pierwsza połowa marca, pogoda od kilku dni zrobiła się cudownie piękna, słońce świeciło i flora zdążyła zareagować…

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Обложка книги Réglez lui son compte Réglez lui son compte

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Si, en ouvrant cet ouvrage, le lecteur pense lutter contre l'insomnie, il en sera pour ses frais et n'aura qu'à s'entendre avec son pharmacien habituel pour l'échanger contre un tube de Gardénal.

Car ce livre est un ring, une arène, on s'y bat d'un bout à l'autre.

La série d'ouvrages que publiera San-Antonio appartient à la littérature d'action. Celle mise à la mode par Peter Cheney, JH Chase, James Cain, etc… Ici l'énigme le céde à la violence.

Ce livre doit se lire avec un revolver à la portée de la main.

Il est écrit dans une langue savoureuse et pleine de fantaisie faubourienne, mais nul doute que le héros de ce roman ne soit sympathique à tous.

Gouailleur, âpre, rusé, amer, tendre, violent, San Antonio écrit d'avantage avec ses poings qu'avec sa plume.

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Обложка книги Russian Hide-and-Seek Russian Hide-and-Seek

 Автор: Amis Kingsley

 Серия:


The scene is England 50 years after its conquest by the Soviets. The plot is to turn the occupying government upside down.

A handsome and highly sexed young Russian cavalry officer, Alexander Petrovsky, joins the plot and learns to his regret that politics and playmates don't mix.

"Funny, cynical, captivating-Amis makes an implausible situation almost believable, then lets his characters worry their way out." (B-O-T Editorial Review Board)

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Обложка книги Rue des macchabées Rue des macchabées

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Au lieu de passer au centre des chèques postaux, aujourd'hui, j'aurais mieux fait de me consacrer à des amours ancillaires (celles que je préfère).

Au guichet, j'avise un vieux type blême et pâle des crayons qui retire de l'artiche. Où ça se complique, c'est quand je retrouve pépère, assis dans sa bagnole, bien sagement, mais un peu mort ! Alors je me mets en piste, courant de surprise en surprise au long de la rue des Macchabées.

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Обложка книги Remets ton slip, gondolier ! Remets ton slip, gondolier !

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Les fiers-à-bras de l'esprit vont-ils se gondoler dans cette Venise bourrée de Hollandais ?

Les amoureux de promenades nocturnes sur le Grand Canal aimeront-ils naviguer au son des mandolines et des mitraillettes ?

Les touristes avides de folklore ne seront-ils pas intimidés par un gondolier sans slip qui ressemble tellement à Béru que ce pourrait bien être lui ?

Mais assez de questions oiseuses : embarque !

De toute façon, tu te sentiras fatalement en pays de connaissance : c'est plein de pigeons place Saint-Marc.

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Обложка книги Remouille-moi la compresse Remouille-moi la compresse

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Il avait une jambe dans le vide, l'autre sur une peau de banane et la gueule en compote.

Il me demande de prendre ce qu'il y avait dans la poche de son blouson et de le porter à sa mère.

Il venait de descendre deux flics.

Qu'aurais-tu fait à ma place ?

Moi, tu me connais ?

J'ai pris la petite boîte.

Et alors, il s'en est suivi un de ces pataquès, mon pauvre vieux !

Non, franchement, je ne veux pas avoir l'air de rouscailler, mais des coups fourrés pareils, crois-moi, on peut s'en passer.

De quoi devenir chèvre, mon pote !

Mais n'en profite pas pour jouer au bouc !

On a beau être commotionné, c'est pas le genre de la boutique !

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Обложка книги Renifle, c’est de la vraie Renifle, c’est de la vraie

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Bonne nouvelle : la chasse aux perdreaux vient d'ouvrir !

Oui, mais sale nouvelle pour les perdreaux !

Les flics se ramassent à la pelle dans les rues de Paname !

Il faut absolument qu'on fasse quelque chose, non ?

Alors on fait.

Béru, par exemple, se déguise en gardien de la paix. Comme il prend du service dans le quartier des putes, c'est pas triste, malgré l'hécatombe !

Franchement, si t'es contre la chicorne, la baise et la franche rigolade, vaut mieux que tu relises l'annuaire des Chemins de fer.

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Обложка книги Revelation Revelation

 Автор: Sansom CJ

 Серия: Matthew Shardlake


It is spring, 1543 and King Henry VIII is wooing Lady Catherine Parr, whom he wants for his sixth wife — but this time the object of his affections is resisting. Archbishop Cranmer and the embattled Protestant faction at court are watching keenly, for Lady Catherine is known to have reformist sympathies.

Matthew Shardlake, meanwhile, is working on the case of a teenage boy, a religious maniac who has been placed by the King's council in the Bedlam hospital for the insane. Should he be released as his parents want, when his terrifying actions could lead to him being burned as a heretic?

Then, when an old friend is horrifically murdered, Shardlake promises his widow — for whom he has long had complicated feelings — to bring the killer to justice. His search leads him to connections not only with the boy in Bedlam, but with Archbishop Cranmer and Catherine Parr, and with the dark prophecies of the Book of Revelation.

As London's Bishop Bonner prepares a purge of Protestants, Shardlake, together with his assistant Jack Barak and his friend Guy Malton, follow the trail of a series of horrific murders that shake them to the core. Murders which are already bringing about frenzied talk of witchcraft and a demonic possession, for what else would the Tudor mind make of a serial killer?

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Обложка книги Ruso and the Root of All Evils Ruso and the Root of All Evils

 Автор: Downie Ruth

 Серия: Medicus investigation

Обложка книги Roman Games Roman Games

 Автор: Macbain Bruce

 Серия: Plinius Secundus mystery

Обложка книги Revenger Revenger

 Автор: Clements Rory

 Серия: , John Shakespeare


1592. England and Spain are at war, yet there is peril at home, too. The death of her trusted spymaster Sir Francis Walsingham has left Queen Elizabeth vulnerable. Conspiracies multiply. The quiet life of John Shakespeare is shattered by a summons from Robert Cecil, the cold but deadly young statesman who dominated the last years of the Queen's long reign, insisting Shakespeare re-enter government service. His mission: to find vital papers, now in the possession of the Earl of Essex. Essex is the brightest star in the firmament, a man of ambition. He woos the Queen, thirty-three years his senior, as if she were a girl his age. She is flattered by him – despite her loathing for his mother, the beautiful, dangerous Lettice Knollys who presides over her own glittering court – a dazzling array of the mad, bad, dangerous and disaffected. When John Shakespeare infiltrates this dissolute world he discovers not only that the Queen herself is in danger – but that he and his family is also a target. With only his loyal footsoldier Boltfoot Cooper at his side, Shakespeare must face implacable forces who believe themselves above the law: men and women who kill without compunction. And in a world of shifting allegiances, just how far he can trust Robert Cecil, his devious new master?

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Обложки нет Roman blood

 Автор: Saylor Steven

 Серия: roma sub rosa

Обложка книги Rubicon Rubicon

 Автор: Saylor Steven

 Серия: roma sub rosa

Обложка книги Rubikon Rubikon

 Автор: Saylor Steven


Prawdziwym bohaterem tej epickiej sagi dwóch rodów, prowadzącej czytelnika przez tysiąc lat ich dziejów, jest Rzym miasto i jego mieszkańcy. Wplatając historię, legendę i najnowsze odkrycia archeologiczne w dynamiczną narrację, Steven Saylor tchnął nowe życie w dramat pierwszego tysiąclecia Wiecznego Miasta od chwili jego założenia poprzez meandry zadziwiającej drogi do roli stolicy najpotężniejszego w dziejach imperium. Rzym przypomina tragedię bohatera i zdrajcy Koriolana, zdobycie miasta przez Galów, najazd Hannibala, zacięte zmagania polityczne między patrycjuszami i plebejuszami, a wreszcie śmierć republiki z chwilą triumfu i wkrótce potem zabójstwa Juliusza Cezara. świadkami, uczestnikami, a czasem głównymi aktorami dramatu są potomkowie starych rodów Potycjuszów i Pinariuszów. Rolę łącznika między pokoleniami pełni tajemniczy talizman, odwieczny jak samo miasto. Steven Saylor, historyk, jest autorem uznanego przez krytyków i uwielbianego przez czytelników cyklu powieści Roma sub rosa, wydanego w osiemnastu językach, także w wersji polskiej przez REBIS, pojawiał się też w roli eksperta od polityki i realiów codzienności starożytnego Rzymu w telewizyjnych filmach dokumentalnych nadawanych w wielu krajach na kanale History Channel. Rzym historyczna panorama, ludzki dramat i porywająca opowieść jest jego największym literackim osiągnięciem.

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Обложка книги Relics Relics

 Автор: Vaughan-Hughes Pip

 Серия: Brother Petroc

Обложка книги Railway to the Grave Railway to the Grave

 Автор: Marston Edward

 Серия: Inspector Robert Colbeck

Обложка книги Rest Not in Peace Rest Not in Peace

 Автор: Starr Mel

 Серия: Hugh de Singleton

Обложка книги Requiem for a Slave Requiem for a Slave

 Автор: Rowe Rosemary

 Серия: Libertus mystery of Roman Britain

Обложка книги Riot Most Uncouth Riot Most Uncouth

 Автор: Friedman Daniel

 Серия: Lord Byron

Обложка книги Rebel Train: A Civil War Novel Rebel Train: A Civil War Novel

 Автор: Healey David


In a daring plan, the Confederate Secret Service sends a group of cavalrymen to kidnap, or kill, President Abraham Lincoln by seizing the train secretly carrying him to Gettysburg on the eve of his famous Address.

Colonel Arthur Percy leads the rebel raiders into enemy territory. His crew includes Tom Flynn, an assassin sent to make sure Percy follows orders-or dies trying.

Lincoln is not the only valuable cargo on the train. A fortune in Union payroll is the target of a Baltimore belle and a tough gambler.

The situation is further complicated when the original crew of the seized train finds another locomotive and gives chase.


Based on a true story, Rebel Train runs a mile a minute in a steam-driven race through the farmlands and mountains of Maryland and Virginia. The outcome will decide not only the fate of Lincoln and the Raiders, but of the Union and the Confederacy.

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Обложка книги Romanov Succession Romanov Succession

 Автор: Garfield Brian


During World War II, a Russian refugee spies for the United States

Since the great upheaval of November 1917, Alex Denilov has known nothing but war. In the civil war that followed the Bolshevik Revolution, he fought for the old imperial order. When the Reds won out, he fled west, finding work in every war that followed. Now, in 1941, he trains paratroopers in the American Southwest, helping the US Army prepare for the coming war. But Uncle Sam has bigger plans for him. The army transfers Alex to special services, where he is reunited with old colleagues from the civil war. The group shares combat skills, knowledge of the Russian language, and an intense hatred of Communists. Their mission is to assassinate Stalin. But inside this group of killers, a traitor lurks, ready to kill Alex before he attempts to save Russia from itself.

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Обложка книги Rendez-vous à San Francisco Rendez-vous à San Francisco

 Автор: De Villiers érard

 Серия: SAS

Обложка книги Rhinoceros Rhinoceros

 Автор: Forbes Colin

 Серия: Tweed and Co

Обложка книги Red to Black Red to Black

 Автор: Dryden Alex

 Серия: Finn


Finn is a veteran MI6 operative stationed in Moscow. In the guise of an amiable trade secretary, he has penetrated deep into the dangerous labyrinth that is Russia under Vladimir Putin to discover some of its darkest secrets, thanks to a high-level source deep within the Kremlin.

The youngest female colonel in the KGB, Anna is the ambitious daughter of one of the former Soviet Union's elite espionage families. Charged with helping to make Russia strong again under Putin, she is ordered to spy on Finn and discover the identity of his mole.

At the dawn of the new millennium, these adversaries find themselves brought together by an unexpected love that becomes the only truth they can trust. When Finn uncovers a shocking and ingenious plan—hatched in the depths of the Cold War—to control the European continent and shift the balance of world power, he and Anna are thrust into a deadly plot in which friend and foe wear the same face. With time running out, they will race across Europe and risk every-thing—career, reputation, and even their own lives—to expose the terrifying truth.

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Обложка книги Réglez lui son compte Réglez lui son compte

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Si, en ouvrant cet ouvrage, le lecteur pense lutter contre l'insomnie, il en sera pour ses frais et n'aura qu'à s'entendre avec son pharmacien habituel pour l'échanger contre un tube de Gardénal.

Car ce livre est un ring, une arène, on s'y bat d'un bout à l'autre.

La série d'ouvrages que publiera San-Antonio appartient à la littérature d'action. Celle mise à la mode par Peter Cheney, JH Chase, James Cain, etc… Ici l'énigme le céde à la violence.

Ce livre doit se lire avec un revolver à la portée de la main.

Il est écrit dans une langue savoureuse et pleine de fantaisie faubourienne, mais nul doute que le héros de ce roman ne soit sympathique à tous.

Gouailleur, âpre, rusé, amer, tendre, violent, San Antonio écrit d'avantage avec ses poings qu'avec sa plume.

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Обложка книги Rue des macchabées Rue des macchabées

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police


Au lieu de passer au centre des chèques postaux, aujourd'hui, j'aurais mieux fait de me consacrer à des amours ancillaires (celles que je préfère).

Au guichet, j'avise un vieux type blême et pâle des crayons qui retire de l'artiche. Où ça se complique, c'est quand je retrouve pépère, assis dans sa bagnole, bien sagement, mais un peu mort ! Alors je me mets en piste, courant de surprise en surprise au long de la rue des Macchabées.

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Обложка книги Remets ton slip, gondolier ! Remets ton slip, gondolier !

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Les fiers-à-bras de l'esprit vont-ils se gondoler dans cette Venise bourrée de Hollandais ?

Les amoureux de promenades nocturnes sur le Grand Canal aimeront-ils naviguer au son des mandolines et des mitraillettes ?

Les touristes avides de folklore ne seront-ils pas intimidés par un gondolier sans slip qui ressemble tellement à Béru que ce pourrait bien être lui ?

Mais assez de questions oiseuses : embarque !

De toute façon, tu te sentiras fatalement en pays de connaissance : c'est plein de pigeons place Saint-Marc.

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Обложка книги Run, Spy, Run Run, Spy, Run

 Автор: Carter Nick

 Серия: Killmaster


Lord Edmond Burns of Britain's labor party — dead over the English coast in an airliner explosion. Replaced by a Red Chinese sympathizer.

Ahmed Tal Barin of India's pacifist party — dead over the Pacific Ocean in an airliner explosion. Replaced by a Red Chinese sympathizer.

Augusto La Dilda of Peru's moderate party — dead over North Africa in an airliner explosion. Replaced by a Red Chinese sympathizer.

…and in the Montego Room of the Cayman Hotel, Jamaica, where the delectable Countess de Fresnaye sipped champagne with her lover (a young man vaguely resembling both Cary Grant and Gregory Peck) a waiter delivered a note. It was unsigned… and addressed to Nick Carter…

A novel behind the glamour-mask of international intelligence… pitting young Nick Carter against the world's most vicious spy.

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Обложка книги Rhodesia Rhodesia

 Автор: Carter Nick

 Серия: Killmaster


It began with a black man, a white woman and enough gold to ransom the world.

The man was consumed with race hate, driven to senseless slaughter by a single-minded plan for retribution. The woman was possessed by the need for every variety of sensual delight. The gold was mined secretly in Rhodesia, owned by a die-hard Nazi who had long ago sacrifice a soul and sanity to insatiable dreams of glory.

This was the terrifying trio that awaited Nick Carter in Rhodesia — on a brutal seek-and-destroy mission against an organization of assassins that had infiltrated every country of Africa.

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Обложка книги Remouille-moi la compresse Remouille-moi la compresse

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Il avait une jambe dans le vide, l'autre sur une peau de banane et la gueule en compote.

Il me demande de prendre ce qu'il y avait dans la poche de son blouson et de le porter à sa mère.

Il venait de descendre deux flics.

Qu'aurais-tu fait à ma place ?

Moi, tu me connais ?

J'ai pris la petite boîte.

Et alors, il s'en est suivi un de ces pataquès, mon pauvre vieux !

Non, franchement, je ne veux pas avoir l'air de rouscailler, mais des coups fourrés pareils, crois-moi, on peut s'en passer.

De quoi devenir chèvre, mon pote !

Mais n'en profite pas pour jouer au bouc !

On a beau être commotionné, c'est pas le genre de la boutique !

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Обложка книги Renifle, c’est de la vraie Renifle, c’est de la vraie

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Le Commissaire San-Antonio


Bonne nouvelle : la chasse aux perdreaux vient d'ouvrir !

Oui, mais sale nouvelle pour les perdreaux !

Les flics se ramassent à la pelle dans les rues de Paname !

Il faut absolument qu'on fasse quelque chose, non ?

Alors on fait.

Béru, par exemple, se déguise en gardien de la paix. Comme il prend du service dans le quartier des putes, c'est pas triste, malgré l'hécatombe !

Franchement, si t'es contre la chicorne, la baise et la franche rigolade, vaut mieux que tu relises l'annuaire des Chemins de fer.

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Обложка книги Run, Spy, Run Run, Spy, Run

 Автор: Carter Nick

 Серия: Killmaster


Lord Edmond Burns of Britain's labor party — dead over the English coast in an airliner explosion. Replaced by a Red Chinese sympathizer.

Ahmed Tal Barin of India's pacifist party — dead over the Pacific Ocean in an airliner explosion. Replaced by a Red Chinese sympathizer.

Augusto La Dilda of Peru's moderate party — dead over North Africa in an airliner explosion. Replaced by a Red Chinese sympathizer.

…and in the Montego Room of the Cayman Hotel, Jamaica, where the delectable Countess de Fresnaye sipped champagne with her lover (a young man vaguely resembling both Cary Grant and Gregory Peck) a waiter delivered a note. It was unsigned… and addressed to Nick Carter…

A novel behind the glamour-mask of international intelligence… pitting young Nick Carter against the world's most vicious spy.

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Обложка книги Redcap Redcap

 Автор: McCutchan Philip

 Серия: Commander Shaw


Esmonde Shaw, an agent for Naval Intelligence, is spending his leave relaxing in Paris, that is until he is pulled into a terrifying mission to prevent the next war by a seemingly innocent woman.


REDCAP, the control centre for every nuclear weapon in the world is on the move.

And extremely vulnerable…

Quickly returning to active duty, Shaw must board the vessel secretly carrying REDCAP to ensure its safety.

However, this vessel also carries three thousand innocent civilians.

Shaw must maintain his cover whilst seeking out the mastermind behind this plot.

Failure is not an option.

Many innocent lives are depending on his discretion. But there are many hidden enemies keeping a close watch.

Can Shaw draw them out and disable them in time? Or will their plans to dominate this unique and deadly piece of equipment succeed?

Realising how many people are involved, Shaw needs to think carefully about who to trust.

In order to gain support from the higher powers in each country, Shaw must provide proof of the plan. Without proof, Shaw is on his own.


Will Shaw unravel the plot in time to stop the enemy? Or will every nuclear device in the world be activated?


Follow Shaw as he encounters numerous dangers, injuries and surprising turns in his efforts to save the world. REDCAP is a gripping thriller, full of action and twists that will keep you engrossed until the final page.

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Обложка книги Romanov Succession Romanov Succession

 Автор: Garfield Brian


During World War II, a Russian refugee spies for the United States

Since the great upheaval of November 1917, Alex Denilov has known nothing but war. In the civil war that followed the Bolshevik Revolution, he fought for the old imperial order. When the Reds won out, he fled west, finding work in every war that followed. Now, in 1941, he trains paratroopers in the American Southwest, helping the US Army prepare for the coming war. But Uncle Sam has bigger plans for him. The army transfers Alex to special services, where he is reunited with old colleagues from the civil war. The group shares combat skills, knowledge of the Russian language, and an intense hatred of Communists. Their mission is to assassinate Stalin. But inside this group of killers, a traitor lurks, ready to kill Alex before he attempts to save Russia from itself.

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Обложка книги Rough Cut Rough Cut

 Автор: Gorman Ed

Обложка книги Reversible Error Reversible Error

 Автор: Tanenbaum Robert K

 Серия: Karp and Ciampi

Обложка книги Resolved Resolved

 Автор: Tanenbaum Robert K

 Серия: Karp and Ciampi

Обложка книги Riptide Riptide

 Автор: Levine Paul

 Серия: Jake Lassiter

Обложка книги Red Cat Red Cat

 Автор: Spiegelman Peter

 Серия: John March

Обложка книги Russian Roulette Russian Roulette

 Автор: Camacho Austin S

 Серия: Hannibal Jones

Обложка книги Red Gardenias Red Gardenias

 Автор: Latimer Jonathan

 Серия: Bill Crane

Обложка книги Retribution Retribution

 Автор: Kaminsky Stuart M

 Серия: Lew Fonesca

Обложка книги Red knife Red knife

 Автор: Krueger William Kent

 Серия: Cork O'Connor

Обложка книги Raylan Raylan

 Автор: Leonard Elmore

Обложка книги Reasonable Doubts Reasonable Doubts

 Автор: Carofiglio Gianrico

 Серия: Guido Guerrieri

Обложка книги Religious Conviction Religious Conviction

 Автор: Stockley Grif

 Серия: Gideon

Обложка книги Relentless Relentless

 Автор: Garfield Brian

Обложка книги Red White and Black and Blue Red White and Black and Blue

 Автор: Stevenson Richard

 Серия: Donald Strachey

Обложка книги Run into Trouble Run into Trouble

 Автор: Cook Alan

Обложка книги Retirement Can Be Murder Retirement Can Be Murder

 Автор: Edwards Phil

 Серия: , Jake Russo


When Jake Russo is transferred from a New York City beat to a Florida retirement community, his reporting life slows down. Instead of covering life in the big city, he's stuck writing puff pieces about bridge games and shuffleboard. His biggest challenge? Sticking to his diet.

That all changes when an older resident mysteriously dies on the beach. Jake has to figure out why and how she died. With the help of his bumbling octogenerian cameraman, Jake will have to overcome his lack of confidence and find the truth. He'll discover love, conspiracy, and surprising secrets in Florida's retirement communities.

Light as a day at the beach, this playful mystery is an early buffet of flirtation, intrigue, and senior citizens gone bad.

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Обложка книги Riding the Rap Riding the Rap

 Автор: Leonard Elmore

 Серия: Raylan Givens


This is the story of Harry, the ex-mobster who first appeared in "Pronto", who has been kidnapped by a raggle-taggle band of extortionists and ex-cons under the impression that he's richer than he really is.In this sequel to Pronto, Harry Arno has retired from bookmaking but is still closing out some of his outstanding debts. But then his collection agent, an ex-con by the name of Bobby Deo, goes to pick up $1,800 from Chip Ganz and ends up getting hired for a hostage-taking operation (like kidnapping "in a way," Chip tells him, "only different. A lot different.") When Harry's taken by his own man, it's up to United States Marshal Raylan Givens to track him down, in the same methodically relentless fashion he tracked Harry that time he ran off to Italy. Throw in a henchman named Louis Lewis with plans of his own and an attractive young psychic named Reverend Dawn, and you've got yet another crime story that'll keep you on the edge of your seat--occasionally chuckling to yourself--straight through to the finish. (And bonus points to loyal Leonard fans who can spot the crossover elements from Rum Punch and Maximum Bob.) --Ron Hogan

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Обложка книги Red Templar Red Templar

 Автор: Christopher Paul

Обложка книги Red to Black Red to Black

 Автор: Dryden Alex

 Серия: Finn


Finn is a veteran MI6 operative stationed in Moscow. In the guise of an amiable trade secretary, he has penetrated deep into the dangerous labyrinth that is Russia under Vladimir Putin to discover some of its darkest secrets, thanks to a high-level source deep within the Kremlin.

The youngest female colonel in the KGB, Anna is the ambitious daughter of one of the former Soviet Union's elite espionage families. Charged with helping to make Russia strong again under Putin, she is ordered to spy on Finn and discover the identity of his mole.

At the dawn of the new millennium, these adversaries find themselves brought together by an unexpected love that becomes the only truth they can trust. When Finn uncovers a shocking and ingenious plan—hatched in the depths of the Cold War—to control the European continent and shift the balance of world power, he and Anna are thrust into a deadly plot in which friend and foe wear the same face. With time running out, they will race across Europe and risk every-thing—career, reputation, and even their own lives—to expose the terrifying truth.

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Обложка книги Radiant Angel Radiant Angel

 Автор: Demille Nelson

 Серия: John Corey


After a showdown with the notorious Yemeni terrorist known as The Panther, John Corey has left the Anti-Terrorist Task Force and returned home to New York City, taking a job with the Diplomatic Surveillance Group. Although Corey’s new assignment with the DSG-surveilling Russian diplomats working at the U.N. Mission-is thought to be “a quiet end,” he is more than happy to be out from under the thumb of the FBI and free from the bureaucracy of office life.

But Corey realizes something the U.S. government doesn’t: The all-too-real threat of a newly resurgent Russia.

When Vasily Petrov, a colonel in the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service posing as a diplomat with the Russian U.N. Mission, mysteriously disappears from a Russian oligarch’s party in Southampton, it’s up to Corey to track him down. What are the Russians up to and why? Is there a possible nuclear threat, a so-called radiant angel? Will Corey find Petrov and put a stop to whatever he has planned before it’s too late? Or will Corey finally be outrun and outsmarted, with America facing the prospect of a crippling attack unlike anything it’s ever seen before?

Prescient and chilling. DeMille’s new novel takes us into the heart of a new Cold War with a clock-ticking plot that has Manhattan in its crosshairs.

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Обложка книги Red-Eyed Killer Red-Eyed Killer

 Автор: Constantine Bard


Take a dystopian ride with Mick Trubble, private eye of the future in this prequel novella to New Haven Blues.


In a city where favors have more value than money, Mick Trubble may as well be a loan officer. One exchange leads to his free room and board at the Luzzatti, where he befriends the owner and looks out for the joint. In short order he’s able to establish his skills at solving problems that normal law enforcement ignores.

But Mick’s soft spot for a lovely young woman named Natasha pulls him into a whirlpool of double-dealing and a game of nerve and wits with vengeful shylocks, lethal gangsters, and ultimately face-to-face with New Haven's most notorious hitman: the Red-Eyed Killer.

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Обложка книги Riptide Riptide

 Автор: Coulter Catherine


Becca Matlock is at the top of her profession, as the senior speechwriter for New York's popular governor. But then she receives the first in a series of deadly phone calls – calls which threaten both her life and the life of the governor. Becca reports the calls but after a while, the police stop believing that Becca is being stalked, even when the stalker kills to prove a point. Then the governor is shot. Becca flees to the safety of a friend's home in coastal Maine, Riptide. It might seem like a sanctuary to begin with but soon Becca finds herself at even greater risk.

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Обложка книги Roadside Crosses Roadside Crosses

 Автор: Deaver Jeffery


The Monterey Peninsula is rocked when a killer begins to leave roadside crosses beside local highways-not in memoriam, but as announcements of his intention to kill. And to kill in particularly horrific and efficient ways: using the personal details about the victims that they've carelessly posted in blogs and on social networking websites. The case lands on the desk of Kathryn Dance, the California Bureau of Investigation's foremost kinesics-body language-expert. She and Deputy Michael O'Neil follow the leads to Travis Brigham, a troubled teenager whose role in a fatal car accident has inspired vicious attacks against him on a popular blog, The Chilton Report. As the investigation progresses, Travis vanishes. Using techniques he learned as a brilliant participant in MMORPGs, Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games, he easily eludes his pursuers and continues to track his victims, some of whom Kathryn is able to save, some not. Among the obstacles Kathryn must hurdle are politicians from Sacramento, paranoid parents and the blogger himself, James Chilton, whose belief in the importance of blogging and the new media threatens to derail the case and potentially Dance's career. It is this threat that causes Dance to take desperate and risky measures… In signature Jeffery Deaver style, Roadside Crosses is filled with dozens of plot twists, cliff-hangers and heartrending personal subplots. It is also a searing look at the accountability of blogging and life in the online world. Roadside Crosses is the third in Deaver's bestselling High-Tech Thriller Trilogy, along with The Blue Nowhere and The Broken Window.

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Обложка книги Rain Storm aka Choke Point Rain Storm aka Choke Point

 Автор: Eisler Barry


In Rain Storm, Rain has fled to Brazil to escape the killing business and the enemies who have been encircling him. But his knack for making death seem to have been of “natural causes” and his ability to operate unnoticed in Asia continue to create unwelcome demand for his services. His old employer, the CIA, persuades him to take on a high-risk assignment: a ruthless arms dealer supplying criminal groups throughout Southeast Asia.

The upside? Financial, of course, along with the continued chimera of moral redemption. But first, Rain must survive the downside: a second assassin homing in on the target; the target’s consort – an alluring woman named Delilah with an agenda of her own; and the possibility that the entire mission is nothing but an elaborate setup. From the gorgeous beaches of Rio to the glitzy casinos of Macao to the gritty back streets of Hong Kong and Kowloon, Rain becomes a reluctant player in an international game far deadlier and more insidious than he has ever encountered before.

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Обложка книги Rabid Rabid

 Автор: Bouchard J W


Taylor and Carl Mitchell are brothers who have taken wildly divergent paths in life. But when a mysterious virus transforms most of the Earth’s population into bloodthirsty lunatics, they must learn to trust each other and work together in a dangerous new world where the slightest misstep could lead to the ultimate consequence.

The brothers must face their innermost fears and confront loss as they try to survive the long journey home. But will anyone be there waiting for them?

Sometimes there isn’t a happy ending.

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Обложка книги Regreso Al Tíbet Regreso Al Tíbet

 Автор: Ardiles Hugo

Обложка книги Raintree: Santuary Raintree: Santuary

 Автор: Barton Beverly


War with their archrival, the evil Ansara clan, is unavoidable. For Mercy Raintree, a war means she must assume her position as guardian of the Sanctuary-the sacred Raintree home place deep in the Smoky Mountains. But doing so threatens to disclose her most prized secret-one Mercy has kept to herself for six years.

As the solstice looms and the battle heats up, Dranir Judah Ansara gathers his forces, intending to wipe every Raintree from the face of the land. Including Mercy, whom he's claimed as his to kill. Then he comes face-to-face with her-and with her daughter, Eve. Will Mercy's closely guarded secret change not only the outcome of the battle-but also Judah 's own bitter heart?

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Обложка книги Run For Your Life Run For Your Life

 Автор: Patterson James, Ledwidge Michael


A calculating killer who calls himself The Teacher is taking on New York City, killing the powerful and the arrogant. His message is clear: remember your manners or suffer the consequences! For some, it seems that the rich are finally getting what they deserve. For New York 's elite, it is a call to terror.

Only one man can tackle such a high-profile case: Detective Mike Bennett. The pressure is enough for anyone, but Mike also has to care for his 10 children-all of whom have come down with virulent flu at once!

Discovering a secret pattern in The Teacher's lessons, Detective Bennett realizes he has just hours to save New York from the greatest disaster in its history. From the #1 bestselling author comes BE AFRAID, the continuation of his newest, electrifying series.

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Обложка книги Real Murders Real Murders

 Автор: Harris Charlaine


Agatha Award (nominee)

Publisher's Weekly

An ingenious plot and sufficient flow of blood keep the pages flying in Harris's (Sweet and Deadly) third novel, as a series of killings patterned after celebrated murders is perpetrated on the small community of Lawrenceton, Ga. Twenty-eight-year-old Aurora (Roe) Teagarden, professional librarian, belongs to the Real Murders club, a group of 12 enthusiasts who gather monthly to study famous baffling or unsolved crimes. As a meeting is to begin, Roe discovers the massacred body of a club member. She recognizes the method of slaughter as imitating the very crime she was to address that night-suddenly her life as armchair sleuth assumes an eerie reality. The murderer continues to claim victims, each in the style of a different historical killer. Roe herself becomes a target, and also attracts two admirers, Robin Crusoe, a famed mystery writer new to Lawrenceton, and club member/detective Arthur Smith. Death seems to have infused new life into her waning social calendar, an irony not lost on this pensive character. Harris draws the guilty and the innocent into an engrossing tale while inventing a heroine as capable and potentially complex as P. D. James's Cordelia Gray. (Dec.)

School Library Journal

YA- Someone is killing the crime buffs of the Real Murders Society in Lawrenceton, Georgia. A librarian, Aurora Teagarden, sets out to catch the brutal murderer after fellow club members end up as victims. The uncanny resemblances to famous crimes challenge Roe and her two admirers, policeman Arthur Smith and mystery writer Robin Crusoe, to pursue the criminal. The lighthearted, witty handling of characters contrasts with the heightening suspense as Aurora seeks clues by searching past mysteries for the killer's identity-until she is caught in the sadistic web of terror herself. Clever pacing along with ample red herrings and judiciously placed clues keep Harris's story moving briskly. Let's hope for another fast-paced mystery featuring Aurora and her friends.- Mary T. Gerrity, Queen Anne School, Upper Marlboro, MD

***

Aurora Teagarden, Lawrenceton, Georgia, librarian and member of a club devoted to the study of famous crimes, has prepared what she thinks ought to be a riveting speech for the Real Murders Society. But a playful murderer steals the show with a real-life re-enactment of the case Aurora has chosen, casting one of the club members as victim. Gathering her wits about her after the shock of discovering the body, Aurora-Roe to her friends-provides some tips for policeman Arthur Smith, another member of the club, on the similarities between the cases.

Soon bespectacled Roe is receiving attentions not only from Arthur but from mystery writer Robin Crusoe. Robin is new in town and a tenant of the apartment complex Roe manages for her mother. It is not long, however, before the unwonted glow of romance Roe is basking in is overshadowed by the murderer, who seems to have chosen her for his next victim. Roe is too smart to fall prey to the ghoulish prankster but he hits his mark the next time, killing the parents of one of her friends, again in the style of an earlier crime. Lawrenceton appears to have a serial killer on its hands, and an audacious one at that. He taunts the police further by planting evidence in one of their own vehicles, and on the properties of society members.

Roe is sure one of her fellow history buffs is guilty but can’t decide whether it’s Philip Allison, a mentally disturbed library worker; Gilford Doakes, whose special interest is mass murders; or someone seemingly more stable, like reporter Sally Allison or banker Bankston Waite. Supported by Arthur and Robin, between whom she is not yet ready to choose, Roe scours the chronicles of old murders and the real settings of the crimes for the clues that will crack the case.

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Обложка книги Running the Maze Running the Maze

 Автор: Coughlin Jack, Davis Donald A

 Серия: Sniper


In the latest high-intensity thriller in the New York Times bestselling sniper series, Marine Gunnery Sergeant Kyle Swanson is sent into Pakistan, where an international team of medical workers has been executed in order to cover up a deadly terrorist secret.

In the aftermath of great floods, a doctor on a relief mission in northeastern Pakistan discovers the remains of a collapsed bridge that reminds him of a bridge near his childhood home in Ohio. He snaps a cellphone picture and sends it to his sister, just before his entire team is slaughtered.

His sister is Beth Ledford, a Coast Guard sniper, who suspects that the answer to the mystery of her brother's death is in that cellphone picture.  No one believes her until she finds Swanson and the secret special operations team known as Task Force Trident. When Kyle takes Beth into Pakistan to investigate, they find the true secret behind the mass murder—what may be the last, best hope of victory by al-Qaeda and the Taliban over allied forces.

Now the two snipers have their sights set on one man, an American diplomat who has become the biggest obstacle to victory in the war on terror. The only question is: which of them gets to pull the trigger?

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Обложка книги Roses Are Red Roses Are Red

 Автор: Patterson James

Обложка книги Rules of Betrayal Rules of Betrayal

 Автор: Reich Christopher

 Серия: Jonathan Ransom

Обложки нет Rainbow Six

 Автор: Clancy Tom

Обложки нет Red Storm Rising

 Автор: Clancy Tom

Обложка книги Raven_s Gate Raven_s Gate

 Автор: Horowitz Anthony

 Серия: Power of Five

Обложка книги Recoil Recoil

 Автор: McNab Andy

 Серия: Nick Stone

Обложка книги Ritual in the Dark Ritual in the Dark

 Автор: Wilson Colin

Обложка книги Rebecca Rebecca

 Автор: Du Maurier Daphne


Das Buch

Maxim de Winter lernt in Monte Carlo nach dem Tod seiner Frau Rebecca ein bescheidenes junges Mädchen von natürlichem Charme kennen. Die beiden heiraten, und sieben Wochen später trifft die neue Mrs. de Winter an der Seite ihres Mannes auf Manderley, dem alten englischen Herrensitz, ein. Die Größe des Anwesens, die Zimmerfluchten, die Förmlichkeit der Dienstboten verwirren sie. Alles in diesem Haus trägt noch den Stempel Rebeccas, ihrer Vorgängerin, die -wie es scheint - in einer nahe gelegenen Bucht an der Küste bei einem Bootsunglück ums Leben gekommen ist.

Während Maxim den Erinnerungen an seine erste Frau aus dem Wege geht und ihre früheren Räume verschlossen hält, treibt Mrs. Danver, die Haushälterin, geradezu einen Kult mit diesen Erinnerungen und begegnet der neuen Herrin mit kaum verhohlener Verachtung.

Aus einigen Gesprächen, flüchtigen Eindrücken und merkwürdigen Begegnungen formt sich in der jungen Mrs. de Winter allmählich das Bild Rebeccas: schön, eigenwillig und intelligent. Von den Schattenseiten Rebeccas, die eine blutige Tragödie heraufbeschworen haben, erfährt sie erst, als ihre Ehe mit Maxim einer kaum erträglichen Belastungsprobe unterworfen wird.

Mit höhnischer Wut scheint die Rache der Toten das Glück der Lebenden zerstören zu wollen, gespenstisch entsteigt die Wahrheit den sturmgepeitschten Fluten der Bucht vor Manderley, bis schließlich das stolze Herrenhaus nichts anderes mehr ist als ein verblassendes Traumbild im Leben zweier geprüfter, aber geretteter Menschen.

Die Autorin

Daphne Du Maurier wurde 1907 in London geboren. Nach dem Besuch einiger Privatschulen in Paris begann sie zu schreiben und schaffte mit «Rebecca», ihrem wohl bekanntesten Buch - 1940 von Alfred Hitchcock verfilmt - den Durchbruch zur anerkannten Autorin anspruchsvoller Unterhaltungsliteratur.

Daphne Du Maurier starb 1989 in Cornwall und zählt bis heute zu den großen Roman-Schriftstellerinnen der Nachkriegszeit. Englischer Charme, Sinn für spannungsreiche Handlung und geschickte Charakterzeichnung machen den Reiz ihrer Romane aus.

Weitere Werke von Daphne Du Maurier: Plötzlich an jenem Abend, Meine Cousine Rachel, Nächstes Jahr um diese Zeit, Gasthaus Ja-maica, Die Bucht des Franzosen, Die Vögel.


Titel des Originals: «Rebecca» erschienen bei Gollancz, London

Einzig berechtigte Übersetzung aus dem Englischen von Karin von Schab Neubearbeitete Ausgabe 1993

Ungekürzte Buchgemeinschafts-Lizenzausgabe der Bertelsmann Club GmbH, Gütersloh der Buchgemeinschaft Donauland Kremayr & Scheriau, Wien des Deutschen Bücherbundes, Stuttgart und der angeschlossenen Buchgemeinschaften

Copyright © 1940 by Daphne Du Maurier

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Обложка книги Right as Rain Right as Rain

 Автор: Pelecanos George


Derek Strange and Terry Quinn are ex cops turned private detectives in Washington, DC. Hired to investigate the death of an off duty black police officer at the hands of a white policeman, Strange and Quinn are faced with the institutionalised racism of the nation's most poorly trained and dangerous police force. As the two private detectives confront the degradation of the city's flourishing drug trade, they find themselves up against some of the most implacable, dead eyed killers ever to grace the pages of a novel. In Right As Rain George Pelecanos introduces a memorable new pair of characters into the grittily real Washington DC landscape which has led to him being acclaimed as 'A great writer' (The Times) who 'deserves to be listed among the best' (Observer).

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Обложка книги Rain Gods Rain Gods

 Автор: Burke James Lee


MWA Grandmaster Burke spins a tale replete with colorful prose and epic confrontations in his second novel to feature smalltown Texas sheriff Hackberry Holland (after Lay Down My Sword and Shield). An anonymous phone call leads Holland, a Korean vet who survived a POW camp, to the massacre and burial site of nine Thai women, a crime that brings FBI and ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) officials running. As a slew of bad guys relocated from New Orleans after Katrina grapple for advantage in new territory, mercurial killer Preacher Jack Collins finds plenty of work. Pete Flores, a possible witness to the massacre, and his girlfriend are targeted by Collins for elimination, and by the FBI for bait. Holland must protect the hapless Flores and his girl from both. Three strong female characters complement the full roster of sharply drawn lowlifes. The battle of wills and wits between Holland and Collins delivers everything Burke's fans expect.

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Обложка книги Ratcatcher Ratcatcher

 Автор: Stevens Tim

Обложка книги Right To Die Right To Die

 Автор: Healy Jeremiah


Hired to protect Maisy Andrus-a vociferous supporter of the right to die-from a potential assassin, John Francis Cuddy must put his marathon training on a back burner to get involved with the Andrus case-a job that dredges up painful memories of his own wife's slow death.

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Обложка книги Rebirth Rebirth

 Автор: Littlefield Sophie


The end of the world was just the beginning

Civilization has fallen, leaving California an unforgiving, decimated place. But Cass Dollar beat terrible odds to get her missing daughter back-she and Ruthie will be happy.

Yet with the first winter, Cass is reminded that happiness is fleeting in Aftertime. Ruthie retreats into silence.

Flesh-eating Beaters still dominate the landscape. And Smoke, Cass's lover and strength, departs on a quest for vengeance, one that may end him even if he returns.

The survivalist community Cass has planted roots in is breaking apart, too. Its leader, Dor, implores Cass to help him recover his own lost daughter, taken by the totalitarian Rebuilders. And soon Cass finds herself thrust into the dark heart of an organization promising humanity's rebirth-at all costs.

Bound to two men blazing divergent paths across a savage land, Cass must overcome the darkness in her wounded heart, or lose those she loves forever.

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Обложка книги Resolution Resolution

 Автор: Mina Denise


Maureen O'Donnell is facing the darkest episode in her life. She owes more than she makes in a year in back taxes; Angus Farrell, the psychologist who murdered her boyfriend, is up for trial, with Maureen as the reluctant star witness; and her abuser has arrived back in Glasgow in time for the birth of her sister's baby. On top of it all, Maureen – who identifies all too readily with the underdogs of this world – has become embroiled in someone else's family feud.

When an elderly stallholder at the flea market where Maureen and Leslie are selling illegally imported cigarettes dies in hospital after a brutal beating, Maureen questions why anyone might want to kill the woman popularly known as 'Home Gran'. She suspects Ella's son, but Si McGee is an upstanding member of the Scottish business community, runs a chain of estate agents and has a health club in Glasgow 's West End. But she soon discovers that the 'health club' fronts a much less respectable establishment. As Angus's trial approaches, once again Maureen is under threat, and this time she has very few protectors.

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Обложка книги Rules of Deception Rules of Deception

 Автор: Reich Christopher


Dr. Jonathan Ransom, world-class mountaineer and surgeon for Doctors Without Borders, is climbing in the Swiss Alps with his beautiful wife, Emma, when a blizzard sets in. In their bid to escape the storm, Emma is killed when she falls into a hidden crevasse.

Twenty-four hours later, Jonathan receives an envelope addressed to his wife containing two baggage-claim tickets. Puzzled, he journeys to a remote railway station only to find himself in a life-and-death struggle for his wife's possessions. In the aftermath of the assault, he discovers that his attackers-one dead, the other mortally wounded-were, in fact, Swiss police officers. More frightening still is evidence of an extraordinary act of betrayal that leaves Jonathan stunned.

Suddenly the subject of an international manhunt and the target of a master assassin, Jonathan is forced on the run. His only chance at survival lies in uncovering the devastating truth behind the secret his wife kept from him, and stopping the terrifying conspiracy that threatens to bring the world to the brink of annihilation. Step-by-step, he is drawn deeper into a world of spies, high-tech weaponry, and global terrorism-a world where no one is who they appear to be and where the ends always justify the means.

RULES OF DECEPTION is a brilliantly conceived, twisting tale of intrigue and deceit written by the master of the espionage thriller for the twenty-first century.

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Обложка книги Red, White & Dead Red, White & Dead

 Автор: Caldwell Laura


Izzy McNeil is hot on the trail of one of Chicago 's most notorious gangsters. Not that he realizes the crimson-tressed enchantress, a self-proclaimed "lapsed lawyer," is moonlighting as a private investigator. But when an unexpected run-in trashes Izzy's cover, she's swept into an evil underworld where she is definitely not safe.

That is until Izzy receives help from an unlikely source: the ultimate guardian angel. And the last person she ever dreamed she'd see again. Now Izzy is racing from Chicago to Rome, all the while battling personal demons, Mafiosi killers and red hot emergency desires…

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Обложка книги Red Hot Lies Red Hot Lies

 Автор: Caldwell Laura


They say bad things happen in threes. When her fiancé, Sam, disappears on the same day her mentor and biggest client is killed, hotshot Chicago attorney Izzy McNeil starts counting. But trouble keeps coming. Sam is implicated in the client's death, her apartment is broken into and it's not just the authorities who are following her.

Now, to find Sam and uncover her client's murderer, Izzy will have to push past limits she never imagined. Lucky for her she's always thrived under pressure, because her world is falling apart. Fast. And the trail of half truths and lies is red-hot.

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Обложка книги Run Run

 Автор: Crouch Blake


For fans of Stephen King, Dean Koontz, and Thomas Harris, picture this: a landscape of American genocide…

5 D A Y S A G O

A rash of bizarre murders swept the country…

Senseless. Brutal. Seemingly unconnected.

A cop walked into a nursing home and unloaded his weapons on elderly and staff alike.

A mass of school shootings.

Prison riots of unprecedented brutality.

Mind-boggling acts of violence in every state.

4 D A Y S A G O

The murders increased ten-fold…

3 D A Y S A G O

The President addressed the nation and begged for calm and peace…

2 D A Y S A G O

The killers began to mobilize…

Y E S T E R D A Y

All the power went out…

T O N I G H T

They’re reading the names of those to be killed on the Emergency Broadcast System. You are listening over the battery-powered radio on your kitchen table, and they’ve just read yours.

Your name is Jack Colclough. You have a wife, a daughter, and a young son. You live in Albuquerque, New Mexico. People are coming to your house to kill you and your family. You don’t know why, but you don’t have time to think about that any more.

You only have time to…

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Обложка книги Rat Run Rat Run

 Автор: Seymour Gerald

Обложка книги Ritual Ritual

 Автор: Hayder Mo

 Серия: Jack Caffery


Just after lunch on a Tuesday in April, nine feet under water, police diver Flea Marley closes her gloved fingers around a human hand. The fact that there's no body attached is disturbing enough. Yet more disturbing is the discovery, a day later, of the matching hand. Both have been recently amputated, and the indications are that the victim was still alive when they were removed. DI Jack Caffery has been newly seconded to the Major Crime Investigation Unit in Bristol. He and Flea soon establish that the hands belong to a boy who has recently disappeared. Their search for him — and for his abductor — lead them into the darkest recesses of Bristol's underworld, where drug addiction is rife, where street-kids sell themselves for a hit, and where an ancient evil lurks; an evil that feeds off the blood — and flesh — of others …

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Обложка книги Rio Mistico Rio Mistico

 Автор: Lehane Dennis

 Серия:


Jimmy, Dave y Sean crecieron juntos en la sección peligrosa de Boston. Veinticinco años después vuelven a reunirse, cuando la hija de 19 años de Jimmy es brutalmente asesinada. Sean, que ahora es policía, es asignado para resolver el caso. Además de desenredar este crimen, Sean deberá estar pendiente de su amigo Jimmy, quien busca vengarse del asesino de su hija. Conectado al crimen por una serie de circunstancias, Dave se ve obligado a enfrentarse con los demonios de su propio pasado. A medida que la investigación se concentra alrededor de estos tres amigos, se despliega una siniestra historia, que tiene que ver con la amistad, la familia y la inocencia perdida demasiado pronto.

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Обложка книги Ragged Man Ragged Man

 Автор: Douglas Ken

Обложка книги Reign Reign

 Автор: Williamson Chet

Обложка книги Running of the bulls Running of the bulls

 Автор: Smith Christopher

 Серия: Wall street thriller

Обложка книги Rogi Rogi

 Автор: Hill Joe


Piekło w stylu Sartre'a

No to sobie redaktor pojechał po bandzie – być może taka myśl zaświtała w umyśle czytelnika tej recenzji, który zobaczył był jej tytuł i sprawdził, jakiej książki dotyczy (lub też sprawdził był jakiej książki dotyczy, a następnie zobaczył tytuł…). A jednak – skojarzenie Joe Hilla, a dokładnie jego najnowszej powieści pod tytułem Rogi, ze słynnym stwierdzeniem francuskiego myśliciela jest całkiem dorzeczne. Staje się zaś jeszcze bardziej na miejscu, gdy dopowiem, że Rogi nie są raczej typowym horrorem, za co zresztą autorowi się oberwało od co bardziej dogmatycznych recenzentów.

Zaczyna się od wysokiego tonu. Pewnego ranka niejaki Ignatius Perrish budzi się na mocnym kacu, któremu towarzyszy jakże częsty w takich przypadkach stan zagubienia i niepewności. Jest pewien, że w nocy narobił głupstw, ale nic nie pamięta. W lustrze zauważa z przerażeniem, że wyrosły mu rogi… To jednak dopiero początek zmian zachodzących w naszym bohaterze. Po pewnym czasie spostrzega, że wszyscy napotkani ludzie zaczynają się przed nim otwierać, jakby chcieli wyspowiadać się z najmroczniejszych sekretów i pragnień. Dotyczy to także jego najbliższej rodziny. Tu trzeba zauważyć, że Ignatius jest w swym miasteczku osobą, delikatnie mówiąc, niezbyt popularną. Rok wcześniej zgwałcono i brutalnie zamordowano jego dziewczynę, a mimo braku formalnego oskarżenia wszyscy uznali, że dokonał tego właśnie on…

Dlaczego Rogi nie są klasycznym horrorem? Bo z jednej strony autor nie epatuje tu czytelników przerażającymi opisami krwawych jatek (chociaż psychologiczne wiwisekcje są moim zdaniem naprawdę mroczne), a z drugiej zadziwiająco głębokie są tezy, które stawia. Tu już nie chodzi tylko i wyłącznie o przejrzystą konstatację, że najwięcej cierpienia czeka nas nie ze strony wymyślonych demonów, ale zwykłych ludzi. To właśnie przecież miał między innymi na myśli Jean-Paul Sartre, mówiąc: żadnych palenisk nie ma, piekło to inni… Ignatius Perrish doświadczający na kartach powieści iście kafkowskiej przemiany, jawi się nam jako bohater pozytywny, na przekór czarnej legendzie, jaką owiana jest postać diabła, i nieco przez kontrast z osobą swego głównego antagonisty, czyli prawdziwego mordercy jego ukochanej. Nagle wszystko staje na głowie, prawdziwym staje się wymyślony domek na drzewie, stanowiący w powieści dość czytelny symbol, a my przyjmujemy optykę autora.

To ewidentne – Joe Hill nie zamierzał napisać horroru. Jednak ze względu na swoje wcześniejsze dokonania, a zwłaszcza to, czyim jest synem, powieść została umieszczona na półce ze stosownym napisem, w szufladce katalogu nieznającego żadnych odstępstw od normy. To jednak tak naprawdę powieść psychologiczna, być może za często uciekająca w dygresje i retrospekcje, przez co gubi swój rytm (ale u Stephena Kinga ten grzech także się powtarza). Być może chwilami akcja zaczyna znienacka trącić harlequinem, tracić spoistość i formę. Jednak po dobrym Pudełku w kształcie serca i świetnym zbiorze opowiadań Demony XX wieku można było tylko powielać wcześniejsze dokonania, albo spróbować czegoś nowego. I to jest właśnie nowy Joe Hill, a przy tym naprawdę ciekawy kawałek prozy.

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Обложка книги Rebecca Rebecca

 Автор: du Maurier Daphne


Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again…

Working as a lady's companion, the heroine of Rebecca learns her place. Life begins to look very bleak until, on a trip to the South of France, she meets Maxim de Winter, a handsome widower whose sudden proposal of marriage takes her by surprise. She accepts, but whisked from glamorous Monte Carlo to the ominous and brooding Manderley, the new Mrs de Winter finds Max a changed man. And the memory of his dead wife Rebecca is forever kept alive by the forbidding Mrs Danvers…


Not since Jane Eyre has a heroine faced such difficulty with the Other Woman. An international bestseller that has never gone out of print, Rebecca is the haunting story of a young girl consumed by love and the struggle to find her identity.

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Обложки нет Reunion in Death Traducido

 Автор: Robb J D


Walter Pettibone llegó a su casa a las 7:30 p.m. para encontrarse con su familia y un centenar de amigos que le recibieron con el grito de <<¡Sorpresa!>>. Era su fiesta de cumpleaños. Y, aunque no tenía idea de la fiesta que le habían organizado, la verdadera sorpresa estaba por llegar. A las 8:45 p.m., una mujer con ojos del color de las esmeraldas y cabello rojo le entregó una copa de champán. Y un sorbo del burbujeante líquido después… Walter estaba muerto.

El nombre de la mujer es Julia Dockport y nadie en la fiesta sabe quién es. Pero la detective Eve Dallas la recuerda muy bien. Diez años atrás, Eve fue la responsable de la encarcelación de Julie. Y ahora, liberada por buena conducta, sigue teniendo las mismas intenciones de antaño. Parece que quiere encontrarse de nuevo con Eve… en una reunión que ninguna olvidará…

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Обложки нет Running From The Law

 Автор: Scottoline Lisa


Rita Morrone is one of the toughest trial lawyers in Philadelphia. When a distinguished federal judge (and her prospective father-in-law) is accused of sexually harrassing his young secretary, Morrone takes on the defence of what becomes one of the most high-profile cases in the country.

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Обложка книги Ride the lightning Ride the lightning

 Автор: Lutz John

 Серия: Alo Nudger

Обложка книги Rage Rage

 Автор: Kellerman Jonathan


In a host of consecutive bestsellers, Jonathan Kellerman has kept readers spellbound with the intense, psychologically acute adventures of Dr. Alex Delaware-and with excursions through the raw underside of L.A. and the coldest alleys of the criminal mind. Rage offers a powerful new case in point, as Delaware and LAPD homicide detective Milo Sturgis revisit a horrifying crime from the past that has taken on shocking and deadly new dimensions.

Troy Turner and Rand Duchay were barely teenagers when they kidnapped and murdered a younger child. Troy, a remorseless sociopath, died violently behind bars. But the hulking, slow-witted Rand managed to survive his stretch. Now, at age twenty-one, he's emerged a haunted, rootless young man with a pressing need: to talk-once again-with psychologist Alex Delaware. But the young killer comes to a brutal end, that conversation never takes place.

Has karma caught up with Rand? Or has someone waited for eight patient years to dine on ice-cold revenge? Both seem strong possibilities to Sturgis, but Delaware's suspicions run deeper… and darker. Because fear in the voice of the grownup Rand Duchay-and his eerie final words to Alex: "I'm not a bad person"-betray untold secrets. Buried revelations so horrendous, and so damning, they're worth killing for.

As Delaware and Sturgis retrace their steps through a grisly murder case that devastated a community, they discover a chilling legacy of madness, suicide, and multiple killings left in its wake-and even uglier truths waiting to be unearthed. And the nearer they come to understanding an unspeakable crime, the more harrowingly close they get to unmasking a monster hiding in plain sight.

Rage finds Jonathan Kellerman in phenomenal form-orchestrating a relentlessly suspenseful, devilishly unpredictable plot to a finale as stunning and thought-provoking as it is satisfying.

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Обложка книги Revolution No.9 Revolution No.9

 Автор: McMahon Neil


As he lies, bound and hidden, on the floor of his abductors' SUV, Carroll Monks is only dimly aware of the bizarre series of high-profile murders sweeping across the nation. What he thinks about instead, as they travel for hours deep into the Northern California wilderness, is that the face of one of his abductors belongsto his own son, Glenn – long estranged and living (the last Monksknew) on the streets of Seattle.

The vehicle finally stops. When Monks is untied and steps out, he sees he's been brought to a remote off-the-grid community where paramilitary training and methamphetamine make for combustible, uneasy bedfellows – and that Glenn has fallen under the spell of a disenfranchised countercultural sociopath known simply as Freeboot, who claims that a revolution "of the people" is already under way. Monks is appalled by Freeboot's violent histrionics and Manson-like affinity for the hidden messages buried within Lennon and McCartney lyrics, yet acknowledges that he hears echoes of his own feelings when Freeboot speaks about the disintegration of workers' rights, the escalating differential between the haves and the have-nots, and the slap-on-the-wrist "justice" doled out in cases of billion-dollar corporate malfeasance. Could this well-armed madman actually have his finger on the pulse of the underclass?

The reason Monks has been abducted, he soon discovers, is Freeboot's own son, a four-year-old boy who is deathly ill – a conundrum for Freeboot, whose distrust of institutional America (hospitals included) borders on the psychotic. Monks, an ER physician, has been brought in to care for the boy, but he can see immediately that the boy's condition is acute and that only immediate hospitalization will save him. When Monks's pleas fall on deaf ears, he fashions a daring escape during a snowstorm, with the young boy slung across his back – and brings the wrath of a madman down on himself and his family, culminating in a diabolically crafted "revolution" – a re-creation of Hitchcock's The Birds, but with human predators, unleashed on the town of Bodega Bay, California.

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Обложки нет Remember Me, Irene

 Автор: Burke Jan


Newly married Southern California newspaper reporter Irene Kelly (seen before in Dear Irene, etc.) doesn't immediately recognize the bum on the bus stop bench who says he knows her. A few weeks later, meeting with some old friends, she learns that he was Lucas Monroe, her statistics teacher in college. That same night, she drives a friend home to find the woman's wealthy husband dead from a self-inflicted gunshot. The next day, the longtime Las Piernas city manager resigns, refusing to give a reason. While tracking that story, Irene hears that a closed circle of the city's rich and powerful men will convene in secret at a local restaurant. Dragging along her homicide detective husband, Irene crashes the rendezvous and is there when one of the men has a heart attack. She then discovers that each of the men at the meeting has been visited by Lucas and presented with a copy of a photograph. Tracing the connections among the city bigwigs, Lucas and the photograph, gutsy Irene gets to the bottom of a mystery that takes on the tangled history of a city's development. Burke is in top form here. Author tour.

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Обложки нет Rough Weather

 Автор: Parker Robert B


A hurricane hinders a kidnapping and Spenser goes on a search for the man responsible – the infamous Gray Man, who has both helped and hunted Spenser in the past.

Heidi Bradshaw is wealthy, beautiful, and well connected – and she needs Spenser's help. In a most unlikely request, Heidi, a notorious gold digger recently separated from her latest husband, recruits the Boston P.I. to accompany her to her private island, Tashtego. The reason? To attend her daughter's wedding as a sort of stand-in husband and protector. Spenser consents, but only after it is established that his beloved Susan Silverman will also be in attendance.

It should be a straightforward job for Spenser: show up for appearances, have some drinks, and spend some quality time with Susan. But when Spenser's old nemesis Rugar – the Gray Man – arrives, Spenser realizes that something is amiss. A storm, a kidnapping, and murder tear apart what should be a joyous occasion, and Rugar is seemingly at the center of it all. The only thing is that the sloppy kidnapping is not Rugar's style – as Spenser knows from past encounters. With six dead bodies and more questions than he can process, Spenser begins a search for answers – and the Gray Man.

With its razor-sharp dialogue, crisply etched characters, and high-wire narrative tension, Rough Weather once again proves that 'Robert B. Parker is a force of nature'

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Обложка книги Remains Silent Remains Silent

 Автор: Baden Michael

 Серия: Manny Manfreda

Обложка книги Running Blind Running Blind

 Автор: Child Lee


Jack Reacher is back, dragged into what looks like a series of grisly serial murders by a team of FBI profilers who aren't totally sure he's not the killer they're looking for, but believe that even if he isn't, he's smart enough to help them find the real killer. And what they've got on the ex-MP, who's starred in three previous Lee Child thrillers (Tripwire, Die Trying, Killing Floor), is enough to ensure his grudging cooperation: phony charges stemming from Reacher's inadvertent involvement in a protection shakedown and the threat of harm to the woman he loves.

The killer's victims have only one thing in common-all of them brought sexual harassment charges against their military superiors and all resigned from the army after winning their cases. The manner, if not the cause, of their deaths is gruesomely the same: they died in their own bathtubs, covered in gallons of camouflage paint, but they didn't drown and they weren't shot, strangled, poisoned, or attacked. Even the FBI forensic specialists can't figure out why they seem to have gone willingly to their mysterious deaths. Reacher isn't sure whether the killings are an elaborate cover-up for corruption involving stolen military hardware or the work of a maniac who's smart enough to leave absolutely no clues behind. This compelling, iconic antihero dead-ends in a lot of alleys before he finally figures it out, but every one is worth exploring and the suspense doesn't let up for a second. The ending will come as a complete surprise to even the most careful reader, and as Reacher strides off into the sunset, you'll wonder what's in store for him in his next adventure.

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Обложка книги Reckless Reckless

 Автор: Gross Andrew


Ty Hauck is shattered by the news. A close friend from his past, along with her husband and daughter, has been brutally murdered in her home by vicious intruders. Now he will risk everything he loves to avenge her death…

A wealthy banker, seeing his world about to crumble around him, knows his family is in unfathomable danger…

A U.S. government agent watches the sudden bank transfers of millions in cash and suspects that this is the first step in a plot to unleash a wave of global panic…

Ty Hauck hunts the murderer of a friend – and steps into the crosshairs of a sinister conspiracy – in this most electrifying novel yet from New York Times bestselling thriller master Andrew Gross

Private security investigator Ty Hauck, with Naomi Blum, a tenacious agent from the U.S. Department of Treasury, unravels the evidence that joins these seemingly unrelated events – revealing a reckless scheme that stretches from New York to London to central Europe and gives new meaning to the phrase "too big to fail." What began with a tragedy that opened a door to Hauck's past – a door that he thought was long closed – ends with a frantic race to avert a disaster that could shake the very security of our country – and even the world.

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Обложка книги Requiem Para Rusia Requiem Para Rusia

 Автор: Merullo Roland


Esta conmovedora novela capta lúcidamente el tenso momento histórico de Rusia en las dos semanas previas al fracasado golpe de derecha, de agosto de 1991, entrelazado con los amores y desamores de sus personajes.

En una trama minuciosamente urdida recibimos la más vívida imagen de una nación inmersa en los pesares e incertidumbres de la rebelión, junto con la recreación de la vida cotidiana de una ciudad minera rusa con su mundo de policías, burócratas e idealistas en pleno proceso de transición.

En ese momento y circunstancias confluyen las vidas de Anton Gzeich, diplomático de los servicios secretos estadounidenses, y de Sergei Propenko, burócrata profesional soviético, ambos a cargo de un programa de ayuda del gobierno de Estados Unidos, para paliar el hambre en esa ciudad tan distante de Moscú, aislada y pobre, donde comparten las angustias de la mediana edad y los vaivenes de sus almas de individuos atrapados en los conflictos entre su carrera y sus ideales.

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Обложка книги Redback Redback

 Автор: Russell Kirk

 Серия: Kirk Russell

Обложка книги Runaway Heart Runaway Heart

 Автор: Cannell Stephen J

 Серия:


From Publishers Weekly

Cannell's second novel in six months (after Hollywood Tough) is a cop thriller with a futuristic, sci-fi twist. Hollywood Tough's heroes, LAPD officers Shane Scully and his wife, Alexa Hamilton, take a backseat to a new protagonist, fledgling PI Jack Wirta, a hard-nosed ex-cop (former partner of Scully) who left the force on disability. Irascible and jaded, Wirta has been hooked on Percocet since taking a bullet in the spine during a bank robbery shootout. He is called in to help the eccentric, crusading attorney Herman Strockmeyer, founder of the Institute for Planetary Justice. Strockmeyer has dedicated his professional life to pursuing corrupt corporations and various wings of the government. A houseguest of Barbra Streisand's in L.A., Strockmeyer is suing the USDA, EPA, FDA and others to get an injunction against planting genetically engineered corn, which threatens the Monarch butterfly population. When Strockmeyer's assistant hacks into the computer bank of Gen-A-Tech, a prime contractor in the genetic engineering of agricultural products, he uncovers something much more horrifying than dead butterflies: the Feds are creating a vicious manlike creature to replace human soldiers in combat. And when the assistant is murdered, Strockmeyer and his daughter look to Wirta to save the day. Cannell has a genius for creating memorable characters and quirky, gripping plots. Despite overwriting and jerky pacing, this is a fun read.

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Обложка книги Resurrección Resurrección

 Автор: Russell Craig


En la tercera novela de la serie de Jan Fabel, un temible asesino que cree haberse reencarnado, se venga de aquellos que le traicionaron en una vida anterior…

El detective Jan Fabel y su equipo se enfrentan a una serie de homicidios: un político de izquierdas y homosexual confeso, y un prestigioso científico. Ambos fueron asesinados siguiendo el mismo método: los cuerpos tenían el cuero cabelludo seccionado y, sobre ellos, un pelo rojo teñido en la escena, procedente de la misma cabeza y cortado veinte años antes.

Fabel descubre que las víctimas pertenecían a un grupo anarquista de los años 70. Mientras tanto, los demás miembros del grupo, que habían tratado de dejar atrás su pasado, se dan cuenta de que un temible asesino va tras ellos.

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Обложка книги Red Mandarin Dress Red Mandarin Dress

 Автор: Xiaolong Qiu


Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is often put in charge of politically sensitive cases. Having recently ruffled more than a few official feathers, when he is asked to look into a sensitive corruption case he takes immediate action – he goes on leave from work. But while on vacation, the body of a murdered young woman is found in a highly trafficked area and the only notable aspect is that she was redressed in a red mandarin dress. When a second body appears, this time in the People's Park, also in precisely the same kind of red mandarin dress, the newspapers start screaming that Shanghai is being stalked by its first sexual serial killer. With the Party anxious to resolve the murders quickly, Chen finds himself in the midst of his most potentially dangerous and sensitive case to date.

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Обложка книги Resurrection Men Resurrection Men

 Автор: Rankin Ian

 Серия: Inspector Rebus


Inspector John Rebus has messed up badly this time, so badly that he’s been sent to a kind of reform school for damaged cops. While there among the last-chancers known as “resurrection men,” he joins a covert mission to gain evidence of a drug heist orchestrated by three of his classmates. But the group has been assigned an unsolved murder that may have resulted from Rebus’s own mistake. Now Rebus can’t determine if he’s been set up for a fall or if his disgraced classmates are as ruthless as he suspects.

When Detective Sergeant Siobhan Clarke discovers her investigation of an art dealer’s murder is tied to Rebus’s inquiry, the protégé and mentor join forces. Soon they find themselves in the midst of an even bigger scandal than they had imagined—a plot with conspirators in every corner of Scotland and deadly implications about their colleagues.

With the brilliant eye for character and place that earned him the name “the Dickens of Edinburgh,” Ian Rankin delivers a page-turning novel of intricate suspense.

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Обложка книги Resurrection Resurrection

 Автор: McClure Ken

Обложка книги Reporter Reporter

 Автор: Hailey Arthur


Crawford Sloane ist der Star von CBA-TV, der rücksichtslose Herrscher im Nachrichtenstudio. Harry Partridge kennt er noch aus Vietnam. Wochenlang tauchte Harry, der Einzelgänger, unter, um seine sensationellen Reportagen zu drehen. Damals verlor er Jessica an Sloane, den Konkurrenten, den Gegner. Dann schlagen die peruanischen Terroristen des »Sendero Luminoso« zu: Sie entführen Jessica und ihren Sohn Nicky. Harry Partridge übernimmt den gefährlichsten Auftrag seines Lebens - er soll die Entführten im Dschungel Südamerikas aufspüren...


Originalausgabe: THE EVENING NEWS

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Обложки нет Rising Sun

 Автор: Crichton Michael

Обложки нет Ricochet

 Автор: Brown Sandra


From Publishers Weekly

Starred Review. No one does steamy suspense like Brown (Chill Factor), as shown by this expert mix of spicy romance and sharply crafted crime drama. Det. Sgt. Duncan Hatcher, a sexy Savannah homicide cop, falls hard for Elise Laird, a dishy damsel-in-distress, the moment he spots her at a police awards dinner. Too bad she's married to Judge Cato Laird, who consistently subverts Hatcher's efforts to bring local drug lord Robert Savich to justice. When Hatcher and his feisty partner, Det. DeeDee Bowen, are called to the Laird home after Elise supposedly shoots an intruder in self-defense, the desperate trophy wife confides to Hatcher that she believes her husband, a secret Savich crony, intended her to be the intruder's victim. Later, as the uncertain Hatcher grapples with his desires, Elise vanishes, leaving behind another dead body. Tight plotting, a hot love story with some nice twists and a credible ending help make this a stand-out thriller. (Aug.)

From The Washington Post

My criteria for book reviewing are pretty clear: Did I believe the characters? Was it a good story, well told? Did I want to put the book down or keep reading? Bottom line, would I read another book by this author?

For Ricochet, my answer to these questions is a resounding yes. It's a great, entertaining read, with lots of surprising twists and turns, credibly flawed characters and a love affair that's as steamy as a Savannah summer.

Hunky yet sensitive Detective Duncan Hatcher is called to investigate the gorgeous and wildly manipulative Elise Laird when she kills a burglar in her elegant home, supposedly in self-defense. Complicating the case is that Mrs. Laird is the trophy wife of a patrician judge who dislikes our hero. Worse, her account of the murder is somewhere between sketchy and laughable.

Hatcher finds himself falling for the mysterious Mrs. Laird, even as he uncovers each new fact that seems to suggest that the murder was intentional and the burglar, Gary Ray Trotter, no stranger. Hatcher doubts Mrs. Laird's increasingly weak explanations, but he still can't help thinking about her body. Here's Mrs. Laird explaining her case to him:

" 'I'd been expecting it for several months. Not a burglary, specifically. But something. This was the moment I'd been dreading.' She pressed her fist against the center of her chest, right above her heart, pulling the fabric of her T-shirt tight across her breasts. 'I knew, Detective. I knew.' Whispering that, she raised her head and looked up at him. 'Gary Ray Trotter wasn't a thief I caught in the act. He was there to kill me.'

" Duncan pinched the bridge of his nose and closed his eyes as though concentrating hard, trying to work out the details in his mind. Actually, he had to do something to keep from drowning in those damn eyes of hers or becoming fixated on her breasts. He wanted to haul her up against him, kiss her, and see if her mouth delivered as promised. Instead, he pinched the skin between his eye sockets until it hurt like hell. It helped him to refocus. Some."

Then he finds out she used to be a topless dancer. How great is that?

You've seen this femme-fatale plotline before, of course, but it's terrific when it's well done, as it is here. Mrs. Laird may be a double-crossing dame, but she's no dummy, though to tell more would ruin the fun. The storyline is updated by the presence of Detective DeeDee Bowen, Hatcher's no-nonsense female partner. Naturally, Bowen suspects every scheming inch of Mrs. Laird and calls Hatcher on his crush with your basic snap-out-of-it speech. Leave it to a woman to add that touch of testosterone.

The cat-and-mouse relationship between Hatcher and Mrs. Laird kept me turning the pages, and when the mystery blonde vanished in the middle of the novel, I found myself worried about her, even though I wasn't sure I liked her or her employment history. Still, I was happy to be kept guessing until the end, which came as a genuine surprise.

My only quibble is that this bestselling author sometimes settles for phrases such as "copious notes" and even "silver-tongued." She's a better writer than that, and I'm enough of a Strunk and White fan to want her to avoid clichés.

But I'm also a Sandra Brown fan, thanks to Ricochet.

Reviewed by Lisa Scottoline

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Обложка книги Rubia peligrosa Rubia peligrosa

 Автор: Mosley Walter


La serie que protagoniza Easy Rawlins llega a su décima y tal vez última entrega con esta novela, en la que Walter Mosley nos traslada al turbulento Los Angeles de finales de los 60.

Situada en 1967, en la décima entrega de la serie de novelas criminales protagonizada por Easy Rawlins nos encontramos a un Rawlins de mediana edad que empieza a acusar el paso del tiempo y los fantasmas que nunca lo abandonaron. Easy está lidiando con en el hecho de haber abandonado a Bonnie ─a pesar de amarla como a ninguna otra mujer─, con que sus hijos ya se han hecho mayores y con que Los Angeles está sufriendo cambios tan radicales después de los enfrentamientos raciales, que hasta a un superviviente como él le cuesta adaptarse a la ciudad donde siempre ha vivido. Sin embargo, Rawlins siempre parece encontrar nuevos problemas a los que hacer frente.

Dos peligrosos amigos de Easy, Ratón Alexander y Navidad Black, han desaparecido. Al primero lo buscan por el asesinato de Pericles Tarr; Navidad, por su parte, dejó a su hija Pascua en casa de Easy y se esfumó. La aparición de la policía militar en busca de Black, hace que Easy se ponga a trabajar para descubrir qué ha pasado y la relación que existe entre las desapariciones de sus amigos, el asesinato de Tarr y la aparición de una mujer rubia que no es como parece ser.

«Sus compactos diálogos continúan centelleando y el modo en que Mosley compone sus escenas sigue siendo tan sagaz como siempre» The New York Times

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Обложка книги Rip Tide Rip Tide

 Автор: Rimington Stella

 Серия:


When pirates attack a cargo ship off the Somalian coast and one of them is found to be a British-born Pakistani, alarm bells start ringing at London's Thames House. MI5 Intelligence Officer Liz Carlyle is brought in to establish how and why a young British Muslim could go missing from his well-to-do family in Birmingham and end up on board a pirate skiff in the Indian Ocean, armed with a Kalashnikov.

Meanwhile, the owner of the charitable NGO that leased the ship suspects that his fleet is being deliberately targeted. But why would pirates be interested in charitable supplies? And how do they know the exact details of his ships' cargo and routes?

When an undercover operative connected to the case turns up dead in Athens it looks like piracy may be the least of the Service's problems.

Now Liz, with the help of Peggy Kinsolving, Dave Armstrong, and the rest of her unit, attempts to unravel the connections between Pakistan, Greece and Somalia. She'll have to rely on their wits-and the judicious use of force-to get to the truth. And she doesn't have long, as trouble is brewing closer to home: the kind of explosive trouble that MI5 could do without.

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Обложка книги Riptide Riptide

 Автор: Lawton John


Spring 1941. Britain, standing alone since Dunkirk; Russia, on the brink of entering the war; America, struggling to stay neutral. And in Germany, after ten years spying for the Americans, Wolfgang Stahl disappears during a Berlin air raid. The Germans think he's dead. The British know he's not. But where is he? MI5 convince US Intelligence that Stahl will head for London, and so recruit England's first reluctant ally into a 'plain clothes partnership'. Captain Cal Cormack, a shy American 'aristocrat', is teamed with Chief Inspector Stilton of Stepney, fat, fifty, and convivial, and between them they scour London, a city awash with spivs and refugees. But then things start to go terribly wrong and, ditched by MI5 and disowned by his embassy, Cal is introduced to his one last hope – Sgt Troy of Scotland Yard…

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Обложка книги Red Blooded Murder Red Blooded Murder

 Автор: Caldwell Laura


Chicago is the Windy City, and these days the winds of change are whipping Izzy McNeil's life all over the map. A high-profile job on Trial TV lands her in the hot seat. After a shocking end to her engagement, she finds herself juggling not only her ex-fiancé, but a guy she never expected. And a moonlighting undercover gig has her digging deep into worlds she barely knew existed.

But all of this takes a backseat when Izzy's friend winds up brutally murdered. Suddenly, Izzy must balance the demands of a voracious media and the knowledge that she didn't know her friend as well as she thought.

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Обложка книги Rozgrywka Maury Rozgrywka Maury

 Автор: Cole Martina


Martina Cole, najpoczytniejsza współczesna pisarka brytyjska, zasłynęła książkami o sensacyjno-obyczajowej fabule osadzonej w kryminalnym pół- światku Londynu. Maura Ryan i jej czterej bracia rządzą londyńskim podziemiem. W ostatnich latach Maura usunęła się w cień. Zabójstwo jej męża, byłego gliny, zmusza ją do powrotu na scenę. Kolejne zdarzenia i niewytłumaczalne morderstwa wskazują na perfidnie utkaną intrygę, mającą na celu zniszczenie autorytetu Ryanów. Tropy prowadzą do gangstera odsiadującego wyrok. Zagrożenie wokół rodziny narasta, gdy Joliff ucieka z więzienia. Prowadząc inteligentną rozgrywkę, Maura krok po kroku pokonuje piętrzące się trudności, eliminuje wrogów, ujawnia nici intrygi.

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Обложка книги Rules of Vengeance Rules of Vengeance

 Автор: Reich Christopher


Months after foiling an attack on a commercial jetliner, Doctors Without Borders physician Jonathan Ransom is working under an assumed name in a remote corner of Africa, while his newly revealed spy wife, Emma, desperate to escape the wrath of Division, the secret American intelligence agency she betrayed, has vanished into the netherworld of international espionage. Both look forward to sharing a stolen weekend in London – until an ambush on a convoy of limousines turns their romantic rendezvous into a terrorist bloodbath. In the confusion, Emma disappears.

Jonathan is first hailed as a hero for his valiant actions during the violence, but when surveillance footage makes it unclear whether he was trying to stop the terrorists, or aid them, he quickly turns from savior to suspect. Once more on the run, Jonathan realizes that the only way to clear his name is to locate Emma, but finding her may prove that all along he's been a pawn in a game far beyond his imagining…

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Обложка книги Red Mist Red Mist

 Автор: Cornwell Patricia

 Серия: Kay Scarpetta


Determined to find out what happened to her former deputy chief, Jack Fielding, murdered six months earlier, Kay Scarpetta travels to the Georgia Prison for Women, where an inmate has information not only on Fielding, but also on a string of grisly killings. The murder of an Atlanta family years ago, a young woman on death row, and the inexplicable deaths of homeless people as far away as California seem unrelated. But Scarpetta discovers connections that compel her to conclude that what she thought ended with Fielding's death and an attempt on her own life is only the beginning of something far more destructive: a terrifying terrain of conspiracy and potential terrorism on an international scale. And she is the only one who can stop it.

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Обложки нет R is for Ricochet

 Автор: Grafton Sue


Reba Lafferty was a daughter of privilege, Abandoned by her rebellious mother when she was an infant, she was the only child of a rich man already in his mid-fifties when she was born, and her adoring father thoroughly spoiled her. Now, at thirty-two, having had many scrapes with the law, she is about to be released on probation from the California Institution for Women, having served twenty-two months of a four-year sentence for embezzlement. Though Nord Lafferty could deny his daughter nothing, he wasn't there for her when she was brought up on this charge. Now he wants to be sure she stays straight, stays at home and away from drugs, the booze, the gamblers.

It seems a straightforward assignment for Kinsey: babysit Reba until she settles in, make sure she follows all the niceties of her parole. May a week's work. Nothing untoward – the woman seems remorseful and friendly. And the money is good.

But life is never that simple, and Reba is out of prison less than twenty-four hours when one of her old crowd comes circling around.

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Обложки нет Red Dragon

 Автор: Harris Thomas


Amazon.com Review

Lying on a cot in his cell with Alexandre Dumas's Le Grand Dictionnaire de Cuisine open on his chest, Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter makes his debut in this legendary horror novel, which is even better than its sequel, The Silence of the Lambs. As in Silence, the pulse-pounding suspense plot involves a hypersensitive FBI sleuth who consults psycho psychiatrist Lecter for clues to catching a killer on the loose.

The sleuth, Will Graham, actually quit the FBI after nearly getting killed by Lecter while nabbing him, but fear isn't what bugs him about crime busting. It's just too creepy to get inside a killer's twisted mind. But he comes back to stop a madman who's been butchering entire families. The FBI needs Graham's insight, and Graham needs Lecter's genius. But Lecter is a clever fiend, and he manipulates both Graham and the killer at large from his cell.

That killer, Francis Dolarhyde, works in a film lab, where he picks his victims by studying their home movies. He's obsessed with William Blake's bizarre painting The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed with the Sun, believing there's a red dragon within him, the personification of his demonic drives. Flashbacks to Dolarhyde's terrifying childhood and superb stream-of-consciousness prose get us right there inside his head. When Dolarhyde does weird things, we understand why. We sympathize when the voice of the cruel dead grandma who raised and crazed him urges him to mayhem-she's way scarier than that old bat in Psycho. When he falls in love with a blind girl at the lab, we hope he doesn't give in to Grandma's violent advice.

This book is awesomely detailed, ingeniously plotted, judiciously gory, and fantastically imagined. If you haven't read it, you've never had the creeps.

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Обложки нет Rapture in Death

 Автор: Robb J D


Three apparent suicides: a brilliant engineer, an infamous lawyer, and a controversial politician. Three strangers with nothing in common – and no obvious reasons for killing themselves. Police lieutenant Eve Dallas found the deaths suspicious. And her instincts paid off when autopsies revealed small burns on the brains of the victims. Was it a genetic abnormality or a high-tech method of murder?

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Обложки нет Rules of Prey

 Автор: Sandford John


From Publishers Weekly

"Making his fiction debut, 'Sandford,' a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist using a pseudonym his real name is John Camp, has taken a stock suspense plot-a dedicated cop pursuing an ingenious serial killer-and dressed it up into the kind of pulse-quickening, irresistibly readable thriller that many of the genre's best-known authors would be proud to call their own," stated PW.

From Library Journal

Lieutenant Lucas Davenport, highly touted killer detective, invents intricate video games that he sells for cash. Called in to aid the Minneapolis team scrambling to stop a psychopathic serial woman-slayer, Lucas almost meets his match. The self-styled "mad dog" murderer views his rape/stabbings as a game as well, setting up obstacles for the police, carefully selecting his victims, and priding himself on clever moves. Despite his largely deja vu plot, debut novelist Sandford (also the author of The Fools Run due from Holt in September under the name John Camp; see Prepub Alert, LJ 4/1/89) delivers tense action, chilling excitement, and thrilling suspense. Fast-moving prose and romantic sidelines add a little zest, too. BOMC featured selection.

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Обложки нет Róże Są Czerwone

 Автор: Patterson James


Seria krwawych napadów na banki w Marylandzie i Wirginii. Tajemniczy, wyjątkowo przebiegły przestępca wynajmuje za każdym razem innych ludzi do rabunku… a potem ich zabija. Śledztwem kieruje Alex Cross. Kolejne tropy prowadzą donikąd. Lecz Cross nie rezygnuje. Nawet kiedy przekonuje się, że inteligentny zbrodniarz prowadzi z nim wyrafinowaną grę. I że za najmniejszy błąd może zapłacić śmiercią.

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Обложка книги Red Rabbit Red Rabbit

 Автор: Clancy Tom

 Серия: , Jack Ryan Apperance Order

Обложка книги Raising Atlantis Raising Atlantis

 Автор: Greanias Thomas

 Серия: Atlantis


In Antarctica, a glacial earthquake swallows up a team of scientists...and exposes a mysterious monument older than the Earth itself.

In Peru, archaeologist Dr. Conrad Yeats is apprehended by U.S. Special Forces...to unlock the final key to the origins of the human race.

In Rome, the pope summons environmental activist Dr. Serena Serghetti to the Vatican...and reveals a terrifying vision of apocalyptic disaster.

In space, a weather satellite reveals four massive storms forming around the South Pole...and three U.S. spy satellites disappear from orbit.

These are the end times, when the legends of a lost civilization and the prophecies of the world's great religions lead a man and a woman to a shattering discovery that will change the fate of humankind. This is the ultimate voyage, a journey to the center of time, as awe-inspiring as the dawn of man--and as inevitable as doomsday. This is RAISING ATLANTIS....


"RAISING ATLANTIS PULLS YOU INTO AN ASTONISHING WORLD OF SCIENTIFIC FACT AND FICTION, SUSPENSE, AND GOOD OLD-FASHIONED ADVENTURE. Thomas Greanias is a superb writer who knows how to tell a tale with style and substance. Thoroughly entertaining."

—Nelson De Mille

"RAISING ATLANTISIS A WONDERFULLY HONED CLIFFIS A WONDERFULLY HONED CLIFF-HANGER HANGER—an outrageous adventure with a wild dose of the supernatural."

—Clive Cussler "A GRIPPING PLOT…colorful characters…and some clean, no-nonsense writing…adds to the reading speed and suspense."

—Chicago Tribune

"IT'S A LOT LIKE THE DA VINCI CODE, BUT I LIKE THE ENDING ON THIS ONEBETTER…. A gripping page-turner."

—Sandra Hughes, CBS News "The DaVinci Code started the new genre of historical mysteries, but Raising Atlantis shines in its own light."

—Publishers Weekly"IRRESISTIBLY ADDICTING."

—San Francisco Chronicle"A roller coaster that will captivate readers from Dan Brown and Michael Crichton, penetrating one of the biggest mysteries of our time."

—The Washington Post"An enchanting story with an incredible pace."

—The Boston Globe

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Обложка книги Retromancer Retromancer

 Автор: Rankin Robert

 Серия:


When the world's all wrong and it needs setting right, who're you gonna call? Hugo Rune, of course: a man who offers the world his genius, and asks only, in return, that the world cover his expenses!

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Обложка книги Ring of Knives Ring of Knives

 Автор: Goldberg Lee


Due to a stag that may or may not have been on the road, Matthew Cahill's vehicle is in a ditch. The tow truck driver, who believes Rush is a liberal, takes him to the "nuthouse" where Matt is going. After his driver mentions looking at the eyes to see the soul Matt peeks at the man and he sees beetles in the sockets as the guy says he plans a surprise for his ex and her beau in Tacoma to night.

At Westland County Mental Health Center, Matthew set up an interview to discuss how to fight the evil Dr. Dark with thirty seven yeas old Jesse Weston, an encyclopedia of mental illness. However, the hospital administrator who arranged it Dr. Dindren no longer works there and Weston was transferred elsewhere. Employee Maloria, who he has a Tase moment h just before arriving at the MHC explains what is going on. He needs to see Dindren in order to learn where Weston is. However, to do that he must enter the monitored modules escorted by Maloria; there he will learn first hand what happens to those with mental illness and the cause of seeing the abnormal and paranormal while finding getting in is easy but getting out alive is lunacy.

The second DEAD MAN paranormal novella is a taut thriller that grips the audience from the moment Matt sees the driver's eyes and never slows down especially when he enters the house of horrors. Action-packed throughout yet key support players like Maloria, Drindren and teenage patient Annica come across fully developed as readers will appreciate Cahill's search for answers to death and Dr. Dark after coming back from the dead.

Harriet Klausner

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Обложка книги Rusty Nail Rusty Nail

 Автор: Konrath J A


Lt. Jacqueline “Jack” Daniels of the Chicago Police Department is back, and once again she’s up to her Armani in murder. Someone is sending Jack snuff videos. The victims are people she knows, and they share a common trait – all were involved in one of Jack’s previous cases. With her stalwart partner, Herb Benedict, hospitalized and unable to help, Jack follows a trail of death throughout the Midwest, on a collision course with the smartest and deadliest adversary she’s ever known. During the chase, Jack jeopardizes her career, her love life, and her closest friends. She also comes to a startling realization… Serial killers have families, and blood runs thick. Rusty Nail features more of the laugh out loud humor and crazy characters that saturated Whiskey Sour and Bloody Mary, without sacrificing the nail-biting thrills. This is Jack Daniels’ third, and most exciting, adventure yet!

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Обложка книги Rules of The Hunt Rules of The Hunt

 Автор: OReilly Victor

 Серия: Hugo Fitzduane

Обложка книги Random Random

 Автор: Robertson Craig

Обложка книги Requiem for an Assassin Requiem for an Assassin

 Автор: Eisler Barry


If you had to kill three people to save your best friend's life, would you do it?

When John Rain decides to get out of the business, his hand is forced by rogue CIA operative Jim Hilger. Hilger kidnaps Dox, Rain's trusted partner and closest friend, and offers Rain a choice: carry out a final assignment, or bear the responsibility for Dox's murder.

For a professional like John Rain, the choice ought to be easy: Do the job-a series of three hits-then walk away. But how does Rain know Jim Hilger won't kill Dox anyway, once the assignment is complete? How does he know that each of the hits isn't simultaneously a setup for Rain himself? And what will he do when he finds out that among the targets of this lethal game of extortion is someone else Rain cares about deeply?

From the urban canyons of Silicon Valley and New York to the lush forests of Bali, the boulevards of Paris, and the old killing fields of Vietnam, Rain must grapple with his age, his enemies, and most of all, his conscience in a battle that not even Rain-"the stuff great characters are made of" (Entertainment Weekly)-can hope to survive intact.

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Обложка книги Red Fox Red Fox

 Автор: Seymour Gerald

Обложки нет Reckless Abandon

 Автор: Woods Stuart


Cop-turned-lawyer Stone Barrington tracks a mobster hiding deep inside the witness protection program in this next thriller in the New York Times-bestselling series.

Stone Barrington is, once again, right at home in New York City; but this time he is joined by the tenacious Holly Barker from Orchid Blues, the lady police chief of Orchid Island, Florida. In Reckless Abandon, Holly finally makes it to Manhattan, hot on the trail of an evil fugitive from her jurisdiction. Stone is, well, glad to see her, right up until the moment when her presence creates a great danger to both of them-and to their surprise, she becomes the pursued, not the pursuer.

From Publishers Weekly

It's double the pleasure and double the fun as Woods brings series character Holly Barker, chief of the Orchid Beach, Fla., police department (of Orchid Blues, etc.), onstage to co-star with PI Stone Barrington (of Dirty Work, etc.) in his latest adventure. Holly's come to New York hot on the trail of Trini Rodriguez, a bad guy she thought she'd stabbed to death in an earlier adventure. He's currently wanted for (among other things) blowing up a dozen people by hiding bombs in the caskets of two of his earlier victims and detonating them at the funeral. But finding him won't be so simple: he's been placed in the FBI Witness Protection Program and is working with the Feds and the CIA to catch an Arab terrorist group trying to employ the Mafia in a money-laundering scheme. Shortly after Holly takes up residence in Stone's guest room, the two of them are hip deep in the dangerous caseâ€"and likewise each other. They go at it so often it's hard to say what's going to kill Stone first: the Mafia, Arab terrorists or the athletic, all-night sex. Cross-pollinating all these characters from various books makes for some heavy-handed background exposition at times, but readers with no previous experience will still enjoy this amusing, full-throttle sex and crime romp. Stone's ex-partner and best pal, Dino Bachetti, head of the detective squad at the 19th precinct, sums up Stone's appeal, and that of the entire series, when he says of his friend: "Wherever you go, people drop dead, and women take off their underwear." That's it in a nutshell.

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Обложки нет Ritual in Death

 Автор: Robb J D


When a high-society party is crashed by a naked, knife-wielding, blood-covered man who "thinks" he might have killed someone, Eve Dallas must track down the crime, and the criminals. Everything points to Satanic ritual, but Eve doesn't believe in devil worship…

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Обложка книги Reptilia Reptilia

 Автор: Thiemeyer Thomas


Reptilia Medusa.

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Обложка книги Revenger Revenger

 Автор: Cain Tom

 Серия: Samuel Carver


Ex-marine Samuel Carver makes bad things happen to worse people. He is used to being in complete control. So when he finds himself caught in the middle of a riot in South London, he must fall back on his instincts and years' of training as the riot turns into a battleground.

Someone planned this riot for political gain and now Carver — in the wrong place at the wrong time — looks like the perfect scapegoat. Wanted by the police for murder, if he is to clear his name he is going to have to find out who is really behind these events. The truth will shock even Carver — and find him pitted against a deadly enemy who knows all of Carver's secrets and in a fight that will bring him face to face with a killer without conscience.

Set in a Britain in turmoil, with riots on the nation's streets, the euro in crisis, and a political system in disarray, Revenger is a classic Tom Cain thriller that once again rips its story from the headlines of tomorrow's newspapers.

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Обложка книги Red Winter Red Winter

 Автор: Smith Dan


It is 1920, central Russia. The Red Terror tightens its hold. Kolya has deserted his Red Army unit and returns home to bury his brother and reunite with his wife and sons. But he finds the village silent and empty. The men have been massacred in the forest. The women and children have disappeared.

In this remote, rural Russian community the folk tales mothers tell their children by candlelight take on powerful significance and the terrifying legend of Koschei, The Deathless One, begins to feel very real. Kolya sets out on a journey through dense, haunting forests and across vast plains as bitter winter sets in, in the desperate hope he will find his wife and two boys, and find them alive. But there are very dark things in Kolya’s past. And, as he strives to find his family, there’s someone or something on his trail…

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Обложка книги Red Cell Seven Red Cell Seven

 Автор: Frey Stephen

 Серия: Red Cell Seven


Created more than forty years ago by secret executive order, Red Cell Seven is a highly classified intelligence agency tasked with protecting America from the most catastrophic of terrorist attacks. But in the aftermath of a string of deadly terrorist attacks across the nation, Red Cell Seven finds itself drawn into a conspiracy that threatens to tear the organization apart.

The president himself calls on Troy Jensen, a high-level clandestine operative and the son of Red Cell Seven’s current leader, to spearhead the hunt for the terrorists — even though Troy is still reeling from the murder of his brother. The deeper Troy digs, the clearer it becomes that the “Holiday Mall Attacks” are just the opening salvo in fiendishly complex plot. Powerful forces are working to undermine Red Cell Seven, and Troy will have to risk everything to uncover the truth and protect what’s left of his family.

The sequel from the bestselling author of Arctic Fire, Red Cell Seven delivers edge of your seat action.

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Обложка книги Rizzo’s Fire Rizzo’s Fire

 Автор: Manfredo Lou

 Серия:


Lou Manfredo's acclaimed debut novel, Rizzo's War, brought the streets of Brooklyn to life in a way that no New York City crime novel has before-full of the details, the sounds, the sights of walking a beat in Bensonhurst. Now in Rizzo's Fire, as twenty-year veteran Joe Rizzo edges closer to retirement, things only seem to get harder: having promised his wife he'd quit smoking, he's working the most baffling case of his career, with a new partner to boot.

Robert Lauria was practically a hermit, and was dead ten days before anyone found him. Fired from his job as a shoe salesman weeks ago, he rarely left his apartment and had no visitors except his cousin, who says she hardly knew him. So who strangled him late one night as he made tea in the kitchen in his pajamas? And could there be a connection to the headline-grabbing murder of a Broadway producer a day earlier? Rizzo and his new partner, Priscilla Jackson, carefully comb through the life of this forgotten man, even though the case has already been put on the back burner by their superiors. And what they find will surprise everyone.

Armed with more street smarts than the FBI agents assigned to the more glamorous case, Rizzo and his new partner Priscilla Jackson are tasked with navigating the twin labyrinths of the truth and NYPD politics in order to find the killer and bring him to justice.

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Обложка книги Red Hammer 1994 Red Hammer 1994

 Автор: Ratcliffe Robert

 Серия:


In the fall of 1993, Russia’s October revolution left the Ultra-nationalists in charge of a collapsing economy and a desperate people. With a disintegrating infrastructure and wounded pride, the Russian president makes a bold move to confront the United States.

Red Hammer 1994 is an exciting military thriller about nuclear war. This novel explores professionalism and extreme courage in impossible situations, while asking tough questions about how leaders can hope to function amid destruction and chaos. Action packed and thought provoking, this novel describes the complex nature of nuclear war.

Expertly crafted in its details, Red Hammer 1994 is for anyone interested in geo-political issues. Inspired by a career spent working on Air Force strategic weapon systems and a nuclear engineering and nuclear power background, Robert Ratcliffe wrote this novel after gaining a deep understanding of nuclear weapon effects and the composition and capabilities of the United States and Soviet arsenals. With a desire to write a book that explored the complexities and issues of nuclear war, Red Hammer 1994 was designed to provide thought-provoking realism while captivating readers. Crafted with expert accuracy, this amazing novel sets a new standard for military thrillers.

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Обложка книги Retribution Retribution

 Автор: Harp Anderson

 Серия: Will Parker


A shattering debut thriller in which an unstoppable force of destruction is about to strike at the heart of America…


The remote and impenetrable Pakistani mountains have offered refuge to the worst enemies of civilization since the time of Alexander. Now, the world faces a new challenge. Reared from birth to harbor a seething hatred, a lone man is about to unleash a firestorm that will rage for centuries. And the window of opportunity to stop him is shutting much faster than Washington D.C. can hope to deal with.

A top lethal operative, Will Parker is embedded within the terrorist's ranks to stop this catastrophic disaster. But with a nuclear core on its way to the U.S., Parker will go to any lengths to stop a biological terror more lethal than anything the USA — and the world — has ever faced.

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Обложка книги Rules of Engagement Rules of Engagement

 Автор: Weber Joe

 Серия: Brad Austin


From the New York Times best-selling author Joe Weber comes a thrilling novel of the Vietnam War.


Marine pilot Brad Austin and his carrier-based F-4 Phantom group fly into the heart of enemy territory daily without fear, but the rules of engagement hinder them nearly as much as the North Vietnamese. Restricted from attacking the enemy's MiG bases, Austin and the other American pilots are vulnerable to attack without the ability to retaliate, a weakness that tragically leads to the death of Austin's wingman. Consumed by the need to avenge his comrade, Austin goes one-on-one with the enemy in a battle that ultimately proves in war there can be no rules.


In a fast-paced, thrilling look into the life of a Vietnam War fighter pilot, Joe Weber takes us high into the flack-filled skies above Hanoi and shows us the air war as only a veteran fighter pilot can.

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Обложка книги Retribution Retribution

 Автор: Hagberg David

 Серия: Kirk McGarvey


David Hagberg's New York Times bestselling Kirk McGarvey series continues in Retribution, with a deadly mission to take down a monstrous serial killer


On May 1, 2011, a team of twenty-four members of US SEAL Team Six swooped down on the compound of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Their mission, code-named Neptune Spear, was to find and kill the terrorist leader. The mission was a success.

Since that day, elements of the government of Pakistan have harbored a deep hatred for the SEALs who violated their sovereign territory. Now they've hired a team of German assassins to kill all twenty-four of the ST6 operators…and only one man stands a chance of stopping them: legendary former Director of the CIA Kirk McGarvey.

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Обложка книги Rise to Victory Rise to Victory

 Автор: Cooke R Cameron


An American attack submarine heads for Indonesia to evacuate U.S. citizens said to be at risk due to a violent rebellion. But the Columbia's crew finds there's more to this mission than meets the eye. For they're mere pawns in a deadly game-and are about to engage with a rebel sub in an epic undersea duel.

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Обложка книги Revelation Revelation

 Автор: Napier Bill


Fred Findhorn has just landed on an unstable Arctic iceberg to dig through the wreckage of a 1944 Russian military aircraft. His mission: to recover the frozen body of brilliant atomic scientist Lev Petrosian and a briefcase, containing top-secret documents about the clandestine meeting to which he was headed before the crash …

But, as Findhorn is about to discover, there are other scientists, government officials, and rogue operatives who will do anything to learn Petrosian’s secrets — and are willing to kill to keep them buried.

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Обложка книги Radiant Angel Radiant Angel

 Автор: Demille Nelson

 Серия: John Corey


After a showdown with the notorious Yemeni terrorist known as The Panther, John Corey has left the Anti-Terrorist Task Force and returned home to New York City, taking a job with the Diplomatic Surveillance Group. Although Corey’s new assignment with the DSG-surveilling Russian diplomats working at the U.N. Mission-is thought to be “a quiet end,” he is more than happy to be out from under the thumb of the FBI and free from the bureaucracy of office life.

But Corey realizes something the U.S. government doesn’t: The all-too-real threat of a newly resurgent Russia.

When Vasily Petrov, a colonel in the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service posing as a diplomat with the Russian U.N. Mission, mysteriously disappears from a Russian oligarch’s party in Southampton, it’s up to Corey to track him down. What are the Russians up to and why? Is there a possible nuclear threat, a so-called radiant angel? Will Corey find Petrov and put a stop to whatever he has planned before it’s too late? Or will Corey finally be outrun and outsmarted, with America facing the prospect of a crippling attack unlike anything it’s ever seen before?

Prescient and chilling. DeMille’s new novel takes us into the heart of a new Cold War with a clock-ticking plot that has Manhattan in its crosshairs.

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Обложка книги Red Gold Red Gold

 Автор: Dempsey Ernest


Near the end of the Civil War, a ship carrying millions in Confederate gold disappears shortly after departure. The history books say it sank before reaching its destination. The history books are wrong.

Artifact recovery specialist, Sean Wyatt is in Savannah, Georgia looking for clues to a Confederate ship that went missing near the end of the Civil War. His search leads to trouble with a mysterious and seductive European collector in an exciting thrill ride that will keep you reading until the end, and make you wonder what other treasures still lie undiscovered.

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Обложка книги Ring of Flowers Ring of Flowers

 Автор: Andrews Brian


Ring of Flowers is a Novella (only 46 pages) and is a companion piece to the full length novel The Calypso Directive, written by the same author…

In 1665, in the Derbyshire village of Eyam, the tailor, George Vicars orders a bolt of fabric from London to make a wedding dress for his betrothed daughter, Kathryn. To escape her fate of marrying the town's wealthiest and most odious bachelor, she elopes with her true love, farmhand Paul Foster. Kathryn's departure is fortuitous, because when the fabric is delivered, the parcel is infested with fleas carrying bubonic plague. First bitten and first to die, George Vicars' misfortune becomes the community's death sentence when the town Rector boldly imposes a quarantine on all Eyam residents. Months later, expecting a child, the newlyweds return home to find their world turned upside down. Once inside the township, they are forbidden to leave and Kathryn is forced to give birth in quarantine. Under the shadow plague, and against all odds, Will Foster's paternal ancestor is born… with a genetic mutation that will change the world 345 years later.

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Обложка книги Ramsey's Gold Ramsey's Gold

 Автор: Blake Russell

 Серия: Drake Ramsey


When a forgotten journal materializes decades after Drake Ramsey's father vanished in the Amazon jungle, Drake decides to follow in his footsteps and search for the legendary treasure of the Inca empire hidden in the lost Inca city of Paititi.

Joined by his father's lifelong friend and his beautiful daughter, the adventure takes them into the rain-forest's forbidden depths, where they must face an enemy bent on protecting a terrifying secret that could topple governments and change the world order.

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Обложка книги Runaway Runaway

 Автор: May Peter


FIVE DREAMS OF FAME

Glasgow, 1965. Jack Mackay dares not imagine a life of predictability and routine. The headstrong seventeen-year-old has one thing on his mind — London — and successfully convinces his four friends, and fellow band mates, to join him in abandoning their homes to pursue a goal of musical stardom.

FIVE DECADES OF FEAR

Glasgow, 2015. Jack Mackay dares not look back on a life of failure and mediocrity. The heavy-hearted sixty-seven-year old is still haunted by the cruel fate that befell him and his friends some fifty years before, and how he did and did not act when it mattered most — a memory he has run from all his adult life.

London, 2015. A man lies dead in a bedsit. His killer looks on, remorseless. What started with five teenagers five decades before will now be finished.

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Обложка книги Research Research

 Автор: Kerr Philip


The rolling strip across the bottom of the screen shouts the news:

BESTSELLING NOVELIST JOHN HOUSTON’S WIFE FOUND MURDERED AT THEIR LUXURY APARTMENT IN MONACO.

Houston is the richest writer in the world, a book factory publishing many bestsellers a year — so many that he can’t possibly write them himself. He has a team that feeds off his talent; ghost writers, agents, publishers. So when he decides to take a year out to write something of quality, a novel that will win prizes and critical acclaim, a lot of people stand to lose their livelihoods.

Now Houston, the prime suspect in his wife’s murder, has disappeared. He owns a boat and has a pilot’s licence — he could be anywhere and there are many who’d like to find him.

First there’s the police. If he’s innocent, why did he flee? Then again, maybe he was set up by one of his enemies. The scenario reads like the plot of one of Houston’s million-copy-selling thrillers...

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Обложка книги Red North! Red North!

 Автор: Lemke Mark


Headline in the San Francisco Chronicle: Terrorists Take Over Nuclear Plant!


Nick Connor, an elite ex-Special Forces operative and the head of NeXus, a private security company with ties to the highest levels of government, refused to confirm that his detailed and secret report on the security capabilities at The Headlands Nuclear Power Plant was stolen and believed to be in the hands of terrorists who have infiltrated the plant. Sources close to the company have confirmed that an undercover expert on nuclear operations and security, known only as "the Old Man," is working with NeXus to find a way into the plant undetected to locate and disarm bombs the terrorists are threatening to detonate. Government officials warn of the potential spread of deadly radioactive contamination along the California coast. FBI and local law enforcement are on the scene.

Set in today's highly controversial commercial nuclear power industry, Red North! brings to life the eerily believable story of when nuclear fission, used to create electricity, becomes a weapon for an unidentified organization seeking to destabilize an entire industry for their own gain.

This fast paced book is rich in detail and facts that few people know. When the Twin Trade Towers fell on 9/11, all doubt about terrorism within our borders was permanently erased. The March 2011 destruction of four nuclear reactors at Fukushima Daiichi in Japan, and the "incident" at Chernobyl in April 1986, demonstrate that nuclear disasters are possible and capable of wreaking chaos on a worldwide scale.

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Обложка книги Red Phoenix Burning Red Phoenix Burning

 Автор: Bond Larry, Carlson Chris

 Серия: Red Phoenix


North Korea has one of the world's largest standing armies, capable of unleashing a massive arsenal of chemical and nuclear weapons. With an unstable government, under absolute dictator Kim Jong-un, North Korea more closely resembles an organized crime ring than a real nation-state. Millions live on the edge of starvation while Pyongyang's ruthless generals, crooked bureaucrats, and vicious secret police wage a covert war against each other to expand their rival fiefdoms. RED PHOENIX BURNING explores the implosion of this corrupt regime — a coup that triggers a bloody civil war among the North's brutal factions. The world is dragged into a violent and rapidly widening confrontation amid North Korea's shattered ruins, bringing it to the edge of an all-out war that could engulf the entire civilized world.


Fans of the original RED PHOENIX will be delighted to see favorite characters like Colonel Kevin Little, Brigadier General Tony Christopher, and Colonel Rhee Han-Gil returning to battle, older and wiser, alongside a new cast of heroes and villains. RED PHOENIX BURNING will also offer readers a deeper look behind today's headlines of turmoil and uncertainty — a look made all the more profound by the in-depth knowledge of war, military technology, and geopolitics brought to bear by Larry Bond and his co-author Chris Carlson.

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Обложка книги Rilke on Black Rilke on Black

 Автор: Bruen Ken


In South London, an unlikely gang of kidnappers hatch a plot. Nick, an ex-bouncer, Dex, a charismatic sociopath, and Lisa, a motor-mouth junkie femme fatale. Their prey is a powerful, local businessman with an obsession for the poet Rilke. Thing is, each kidnapper has a very different agenda. Which means it's only a matter of time before the joking stops, and the ever threatening violence begins.

Rilke on Black is an eerie, crooked tale of sex, obsession and betrayal. Ken Bruen’s dark contemporary thriller matches a razor sharp vernacular with a country music soundtrack to create a truly intoxicating and original mix.

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Обложка книги Rift Zone Rift Zone

 Автор: Hillhouse Raelynn


A woman who smuggles, spies and lies, Faith Whitney can run just about anything through the seemingly sealed borders of Eastern Europe. Now powerful people want to use her skills to carry out a small part of a massive conspiracy. One fateful day the East German secret police kidnap Faith and make her an offer she can't refuse. If she smuggles a single package into Moscow, the Germans will tell her everything she's always wanted to know about her mysterious father. If she doesn't, she'll be exterminated. As Faith navigates the shadows and back alleys of Berlin and Moscow, she realizes she is being used as a pawn by two nations with very different goals, and her life is not the only thing at stake. Thrown into a plot that may change the course of history, Faith must use every bit of skill and contact she's accumulated through the years to find a way out of this deadly Rift Zone.

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Обложка книги Rebel Train: A Civil War Novel Rebel Train: A Civil War Novel

 Автор: Healey David


In a daring plan, the Confederate Secret Service sends a group of cavalrymen to kidnap, or kill, President Abraham Lincoln by seizing the train secretly carrying him to Gettysburg on the eve of his famous Address.

Colonel Arthur Percy leads the rebel raiders into enemy territory. His crew includes Tom Flynn, an assassin sent to make sure Percy follows orders-or dies trying.

Lincoln is not the only valuable cargo on the train. A fortune in Union payroll is the target of a Baltimore belle and a tough gambler.

The situation is further complicated when the original crew of the seized train finds another locomotive and gives chase.


Based on a true story, Rebel Train runs a mile a minute in a steam-driven race through the farmlands and mountains of Maryland and Virginia. The outcome will decide not only the fate of Lincoln and the Raiders, but of the Union and the Confederacy.

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Обложка книги Rêver Rêver

 Автор: Thilliez Franck


« Pour la plupart des gens, le rêve s’arrête au réveil. »

Si ce n’étaient ses cicatrices et les photos étranges qui tapissent les murs de son bureau, on pourrait dire d’Abigaël qu’elle est une femme comme les autres.

Si ce n’étaient ces moments où elle chute au pays des rêves, on pourrait jurer qu’Abigaël dit vrai.

Abigaël a beau être cette psychologue qu’on s’arrache sur les affaires criminelles difficiles, sa maladie survient toujours comme une invitée non désirée. Une narcolepsie sévère qui la coupe du monde plusieurs fois par jour et l’emmène dans une dimension où le rêve empiète sur la réalité. Pour les distinguer l’un de l’autre, elle n’a pas trouvé mieux que la douleur.


Comment Abigaël est-elle sortie indemne de l’accident qui lui a ravi son père et sa fille ? Par quel miracle a-t-on pu la retrouver à côté de la voiture, véritable confetti de tôle, le visage à peine touché par quelques bris de verre ? Quel secret cachait son père qui tenait tant, ce matin de décembre, à s’exiler pour deux jours en famille ? Elle qui suait sang et eau sur une affaire de disparitions depuis quelques mois va devoir mener l’enquête la plus cruciale de sa vie.

Dans cette enquête, il y a une proie et un prédateur : elle-même.


Franck Thilliez est l’auteur de plus d’une dizaine de romans, parmi lesquels Atomka, Le Syndrome E et, plus récemment, Pandemia. Lauréat du prix Étoiles du Parisien-Aujourd’hui en France pour le meilleur polar 2014 avec Angor, il confirme sa place de pilier du thriller français et continue d’alterner one-shots et enquêtes menées par son couple phare Lucie Henebelle/Franck Sharko.

Adapté au cinéma pour La Chambre des morts (prix SNCF du polar français), Franck Thilliez est aussi scénariste. En 2016, le Palais de Tokyo lui commande une nouvelle, publiée chez Fleuve Éditions, dans le cadre de l’exposition « Double Je ».

Ses livres sont traduits dans le monde entier.

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Обложка книги Rasputin's Shadow Rasputin's Shadow

 Автор: Khoury Raymond


An ingenious, fast-paced historical thriller from the author of the New York Times bestseller The Last Templar

On a cold, bleak day in 1916, all hell breaks loose in a mining pit in the Ural Mountains. Overcome by a strange paranoia, the miners attack one another, savagely and ferociously. Minutes later, two men-a horrified scientist and Grigory Rasputin, trusted confidant of the tsar-hit a detonator, blowing up the mine to conceal all evidence of the carnage.

In the present day, FBI agent Sean Reilly's search for Reed Corrigan, the CIA mindcontrol spook who brainwashed Reilly's son, takes a backseat to a new, disturbing case. A Russian embassy attaché seems to have committed suicide by jumping out of a fourth-floor window in Queens. The apartment's owners, a retired physics teacher from Russia and his wife, have gone missing, and further investigation reveals that the former may not be who the FBI believe him to be.

Joined by Russian Federal Security Service agent Larisa Tchoumitcheva, Reilly's investigation of the old man's identity will uncover a desperate search for a small, mysterious device, with consequences that reach back in time and which, in the wrong hands, could have a devastating impact on the modern world.

Packed with the twists, intrigue, and excitement that Khoury's many fans have come to expect, Rasputin's Shadow will keep readers turning pages long into the night.

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Обложка книги Red Ice Red Ice

 Автор: Crossland Roger L


At the height of the cold war, a cashiered SEAL officer in Japan is retained by a world famous Russian dissident to rescue a friend from the Siberian Gulag. The SEAL recruits and trains a group to undertake the cold weather operation and even finagles an off-the-books submarine… for a price. The rescue is grueling and the withdrawal harrowing.

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Обложка книги Red Ice Red Ice

 Автор: Crossland Roger L


At the height of the cold war, a cashiered SEAL officer in Japan is retained by a world famous Russian dissident to rescue a friend from the Siberian Gulag. The SEAL recruits and trains a group to undertake the cold weather operation and even finagles an off-the-books submarine… for a price. The rescue is grueling and the withdrawal harrowing.

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Обложка книги Rise the Dark Rise the Dark

 Автор: Koryta Michael


Mark Novak's greatest mystery may be his own…

Rise the dark. These were the last words written in Lauren Novak's notebook before she was murdered in a strange Florida village. They've never meant anything to the police or to her husband, investigator Markus Novak. Now the man he believes killed her is out of prison, and draws Markus to the place he's avoided for so long: the lonely road where his wife was shot to death beneath the cypress trees and Spanish moss in a town called Cassadaga.

In Red Lodge, Montana, a senseless act of vandalism shuts the lights off in the town where Sabrina Baldwin is still trying to adjust to a new home and mourning the loss of her brother, who was a high voltage linesman just like her husband, Jay. As the spring's final snowstorm calls Jay deeper into the mountains, chasing the destruction on the electrical grid, Sabrina is abducted by Garland Webb, the man Markus Novak believes killed his wife. Drawing them all together is a messianic villain who understands that you can never outpace your past. You can only rise against the future.

Michael Koryta is…

"Masterful." – Michael Connelly

"Riveting." – Harlan Coben

"A master." – Stephen King

"An absolute sizzler." – Lisa Unger

"A writer for the new century" – Tom Franklin

"One of today's finest." – William Kent Krueger

"A terrifying winner." – Dennis Lehane

"Electrifying." – Joseph Finder

"Deliciously dark." – Scott Smith

"Breathtaking." – Nelson DeMille

"A must-read." – Dean Koontz

"Outstanding." – Lee Child

"Gripping." – Stuart O'Nan

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Обложка книги Russian Roulette Russian Roulette

 Автор: Horowitz Anthony


FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. The final book in the #1 New York Times bestselling series that redefined the spy novel for young readers: Alex Rider! Alex Rider's life changed forever with the silent pull of a trigger. Every story has a beginning. For teen secret agent Alex Rider, that beginning occurred prior to his first case for MI6, known by the code name Stormbreaker. By the time Stormbreaker forever changed Alex's life, his uncle had been murdered by the assassin Yassen Gregorovich, leaving Alex orphaned and craving revenge. Yet when Yassen had a clear shot to take out Alex after he foiled the Stormbreaker plot, he let Alex live. Why? This is Yassen's story. A journey down the darker path of espionage. Like a James Bond for young readers, international #1 bestseller Anthony Horowitz delivers a blockbuster thrill ride in this, his final Alex Rider novel.

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Обложка книги Raven One Raven One

 Автор: Miller Kevin

 Серия: Flip Wilson


UNARMED OVER HOSTILE TERRITORY… For a moment Wilson froze and looked at the white-helmeted pilot who sat high on the nose of the colossal fighter. Across the small void, he saw the pilot’s eyes peer over his mask. Dark, chilling eyes… Wilson kicked right rudder to slide closer and jam any chance for a bandit gunshot. When the bandit pulled all the way over, almost on its back but in control, he cursed in frustration at what he knew was coming next. The hostile fighter reversed over the top in a negative-g maneuver, his nose tracking down on Wilson like a falling sledgehammer in slow motion. Horrified, Wilson realized he faced an imminent snapshot. With the little air speed he had, his inverted his Hornet to avoid the attack. His aircraft still rolling, Wilson saw that the monster had another weapon at its disposal…


Raven One places you with Wilson in the cockpit of a carrier-based FA-18 Hornet… and in the ready rooms and bunkrooms of men and women who struggle with their fears and uncertainty in this new way of war. They must all survive a deployment that takes a sudden and unexpected turn when Washington orders Valley Forge to respond to a crisis no one saw coming. The world watches — and holds its breath.

Retired Navy Captain Kevin Miller fills his novel with flying action and adventure — and also examines the actions of imperfect humans as they follow their own agendas in a disciplined world of unrelenting pressure and danger.

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Обложка книги Red Right Hand Red Right Hand

 Автор: Holm Chris F


When viral video footage from a terrorist attack in San Francisco reveals that a mob informant thought dead is still alive, FBI Special Agent Charlie Thompson knows just who to contact to save her witness from certain death: Michael Hendricks. He may be a hitman, but he's not a bad guy. Teaming up with a green but determined tech whiz, Cameron, on the condition she leave him alone after the case, Hendricks reluctantly takes the job. Of course, finding a man desperate to stay hidden is challenging enough without deadly competition, let alone when that competition's shadowy corporate backer is tangled in the terrorist conspiracy playing out around them…

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Обложка книги Red 1-2-3 Red 1-2-3

 Автор: Katzenbach John


You do not know me, but I know you. I have decided to call you: Red One. Red Two. Red Three. I know each of you is lost in the woods. And just like the little girl in the fairy tale, you have been selected to die…'

Karen, Sarah and Jordan have nothing in common aside from their hair colour. Red. To the man who has been watching their every move for months, this is enough. Their lives are now in his hands, their stories will only end when he chooses to reveal himself, unless they can find him first…

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Обложка книги Ripple Ripple

 Автор: Grumley Michael C

 Серия: Breakthrough


It began in Ethiopia, hundreds of thousands of years ago. When a handful of genetic mutations caused evolution to split from the primates. And mankind was born.

Now, eons later, evidence of more splits from the apes are being unearthed. And with them, a disturbing realization. Ours was only one of many.

And yet we survived. But it was not by luck or chance. We survived because humans had something the others did not. A unique ingredient that has only now been rediscovered.

First in the mountains of South America, where it was promptly destroyed by the Chinese. And now a second source in Africa. The epicenter of mankind's very inception.

A place that John Clay and Alison Shaw must find quickly. Because the Russians already know what we are searching for. And the Chinese want back what is rightfully theirs.

The mother of all secrets awaits the world, in Africa. One that will not only explain who we are, but will decipher the very code within our own DNA.

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Обложка книги Refaire sa vie Refaire sa vie

 Автор: Dard édéric


Ceci est l'histoire d'un faible qui décide de combattre sa faiblesse.

Mais c'est contre les autres qu'il lutte, parce que ce sont les autres qui en portent le témoignage.

Alors, pour tenter de s'affranchir, le faible s'enfonce lentement, presque voluptueusement, dans l'horreur jusqu'à ce qu'il comprenne qu'on ne devient pas plus beau parce qu'on brise les miroirs.

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Обложка книги Rendez-vous chez un lâche Rendez-vous chez un lâche

 Автор: Dard édéric

 Серия: Spécial police


Deux coqs vivaient en paix… Une petite bourgeoise vient troubler l'existence de François Givet, un peintre homosexuel en ménage avec Riton, garçon sympathique, qui le protège farouchement. Ce jeune prolo, mi-voyou, mi-ange gardien, feint de s'amuser de cette liaison naissante et, à ses yeux, contre nature, entre son ami et cette doctoresse trop séduisante pour être honnête. En réalité, Riton a peur et pressent un drame imminent. Une lutte sourde se déclare entre ces trois personnages. Et voilà la guerre allumée… Derrière l'intrigue criminelle, les doubles jeux et les mensonges, Frédéric Dard dévoile avec une extraordinaire acuité le drame intime d'un homme qui n'aime pas les femmes et fait preuve d'une intuition pénétrante dans un domaine qui lui est, a priori, étranger.

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Обложка книги Red Sun Rogue Red Sun Rogue

 Автор: Zajonc Taylor

 Серия: Wrecking Crew


An unknown enemy wreaks havoc in the South China Sea while blaming the destruction on Jonah Blackwell and the crew of the Scorpion, forcing them to untangle a deadly conspiracy rooted in a lost technology from World War II.


May 6, 1945: A German submarine U-3531 disappears en route to mainland Japan, taking with her a weapon that could have changed the course of the war.


Present day: Salvage diver turned submarine captain Jonah Blackwell and his unproven crew resurface on a mission of mercy, secreting starving refugees from the brutal North Korean regime as a hundred-year winter ravages the northern Pacific. Hunted by the Japanese fleet and forced to surrender, the crew of the Scorpion are blackmailed into investigating a mysteriously quarantined DPRK submarine base. As chaos erupts across the East China Sea, the crew of the Scorpion find themselves embroiled in a conspiracy that threatens to reshape the entire region. Now his crew must race against time in an adventure spanning the irradiated waters of Fukushima, flood-beset Tokyo metropolis and the crumbling tropical remains of a secret Japanese research facility. At the center of it all is an enigmatic technology cult with roots in the clandestine weapons program of the Second World War — a cult that has waited seventy years to strike its final blow.

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Обложка книги Ratlines Ratlines

 Автор: Neville Stuart


Dublin, 1963. Au moment où le président Kennedy prépare son voyage officiel en Irlande, des meurtres de ressortissants étrangers viennent perturber le sommeil du ministre de la Justice.

On a découvert le cadavre d’un Allemand accompagné d’une note destinée au colonel Otto Skorzeny, le chef de commando préféré d’Hitler, qui vit paisiblement sur le sol irlandais et a mis au point des filières d’exfiltration d’anciens nazis, les « ratlines ». Manifestement quelqu’un s’en prend aux criminels de guerre. Individus isolés ou groupes organisés ?

Peu désireux de voir un scandale s’ébruiter, le ministre de la Justice charge l’un de ses meilleurs officiers de renseignements, le lieutenant Albert Ryan, de faire toute la lumière sur les crimes. Plus facile à dire qu’à faire. A mesure qu’il enquête, Ryan va non seulement craindre pour sa vie à plusieurs reprises mais aussi se retrouver face à un terrible cas de conscience.


Stuart Neville vit en Irlande du Nord dans le comté d’Armagh. Il a remporté le Los Angeles Times Book Prize et le Prix Mystère de la critique pour Les Fantômes de Belfast. Il démontre avec Ratlines qu’il n’a rien perdu de son formidable sens de l’action et des rebondissements.

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Обложка книги Redcap Redcap

 Автор: McCutchan Philip

 Серия: Commander Shaw


Esmonde Shaw, an agent for Naval Intelligence, is spending his leave relaxing in Paris, that is until he is pulled into a terrifying mission to prevent the next war by a seemingly innocent woman.


REDCAP, the control centre for every nuclear weapon in the world is on the move.

And extremely vulnerable…

Quickly returning to active duty, Shaw must board the vessel secretly carrying REDCAP to ensure its safety.

However, this vessel also carries three thousand innocent civilians.

Shaw must maintain his cover whilst seeking out the mastermind behind this plot.

Failure is not an option.

Many innocent lives are depending on his discretion. But there are many hidden enemies keeping a close watch.

Can Shaw draw them out and disable them in time? Or will their plans to dominate this unique and deadly piece of equipment succeed?

Realising how many people are involved, Shaw needs to think carefully about who to trust.

In order to gain support from the higher powers in each country, Shaw must provide proof of the plan. Without proof, Shaw is on his own.


Will Shaw unravel the plot in time to stop the enemy? Or will every nuclear device in the world be activated?


Follow Shaw as he encounters numerous dangers, injuries and surprising turns in his efforts to save the world. REDCAP is a gripping thriller, full of action and twists that will keep you engrossed until the final page.

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Обложка книги Red Sniper: A World War II Thriller Red Sniper: A World War II Thriller

 Автор: Healey David


WWII sniper Caje Cole embarks on a rescue mission behind the new Iron Curtain for American POWs held as political pawns by Russian forces. To free them, he will have to defeat his deadliest adversary yet, the Red Sniper. The brutal Russian believes that he can outgun anyone, but he hasn't met the likes of this backwoods hunter and marksman.

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Обложка книги Ricochet Joe Ricochet Joe

 Автор: Koontz Dean


Can an ordinary guy make extraordinary choices in a battle between humanity and unearthly evil?

Joe Mandel is a perfectly ordinary guy from a perfectly ordinary town—a college student and community volunteer who dreams of one day publishing a novel. When a series of strange intuitions leads him to a crime in progress, Joe jumps headlong into danger without hesitation. In the aftermath, he wonders about the uncanny impulse that suddenly swept over him.

Until new friend Portia Montclair, the strangely wise daughter of the local police chief, explains to him what sent him ricocheting around town like a crazy pinball. Portia tells of another reality, a reality more thrilling—and terrifying—than Joe ever imagined. Timeless, elemental forces of good and evil have come to the quiet town of Little City: a cosmic entity capable of infecting human beings, and the seeker who has chosen Joe to find it.

To stop the malevolent invader, this average Joe must be braver than he ever thought possible… and face the hardest decisions of his life.

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Обложка книги Red Sniper Red Sniper

 Автор: Healey David

 Серия: Caje Cole


Red Sniper is the story of a rescue mission for American POWs held captive by the Russians at the end of World War II.

For these American POWs, the war is not over. Abandoned by their country, used as political pawns by Stalin, their last hope for getting home again is backwoods sniper Caje Cole and a team of combat veterans who undertake a daring rescue mission prompted by a U.S. Senator whose grandson is among the captives. After a lovely Russian-American spy helps plot an escape from a Gulag prison, they must face the ruthless Red Sniper, starving wolves, and the snowy Russian taiga in a race for freedom.

In a final encounter that tests Cole’s skills to the limit, he will discover that forces within the U.S. government want the very existence of these prisoners kept secret at any price.

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Обложка книги Raiders Raiders

 Автор: Jones Rob

 Серия: Raiders


They’re coming back to life…

The oldest secret order on earth has just woken up…

They want nothing less than the world…

They are the Hidden Hand…


The race is on to find an ancient power and stop the greatest sacrifice in history…


With the same high-octane pace and thrills of the Joe Hawke series, Raiders is an archaeological and historical action-adventure featuring a great new team and a terrible new enemy.


Former soldier Jed Mason is working as an asset recovery specialist — retrieving kidnapped people and stolen goods in a dog-eat-dog world of international crime, violence and ransoms. Nearly killed on a dangerous mission, he must deal with a terrible personal tragedy, but when a mysterious private consortium briefs him on a violent kidnapping he quickly discovers when one door shuts, another opens.

Why was the head of the Vatican’s secret archive murdered in Rome? Why was a leading American archaeologist snatched? Mason must lead his old team on a new adventure to stop a truly terrifying enemy intent on the sacrifice of millions.


Drawing on the same fast-paced action as the world of Joe Hawke, Raiders introduces a new series with an exciting and compelling band of brothers — and sisters — who must stand together in the face of adversity or die one by one.

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Обложка книги Remains Remains

 Автор: Warren J


J. Warren’s Remains is an insular story, almost claustrophobic as we first join Mike Kendall where he lives: walled up in his own mind.

As the book progresses, Kendall is drawn back to his hometown of Placerville, when the remains of a long-missing boy are finally found, a boy Kendall had shared a complicated history.

No matter how much Kendall tries to resist the underside of the mystery behind Randy McPherson’s disappearance, he must confront the lies that he has built his life upon.

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Обложка книги Return to Hiroshima Return to Hiroshima

 Автор: van Laerhoven Bob


Award: Nominated for the Hercule Poirot Prize for the best Belgian crime novel of the year

1995, Japan struggles with a severe economic crisis. Fate brings a number of people together in Hiroshima in a confrontation with dramatic consequences. Xavier Douterloigne, the son of a Belgian diplomat, returns to the city, where he spent his youth, to come to terms with the death of his sister. Inspector Takeda finds a deformed baby lying dead at the foot of the Peace Monument, a reminder of Hiroshima’s war history. A Yakuza-lord, rumored to be the incarnation of the Japanese demon Rokurobei, mercilessly defends his criminal empire against his daughter Mitsuko, whom he considers insane. And the punk author Reizo, obsessed by the ultra-nationalistic ideals of his literary idol Mishima, recoils at nothing to write the novel that will “overturn Japan’s foundations”….

Hiroshima’s indelible war-past simmers in the background of this ultra-noir novel. Clandestine experiments conducted by Japanese Secret Service Unit 731 during WWII become unveiled and leave a sinister stain on the reputation of the imperial family and the Japanese society as a whole.

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Обложка книги Rogue Avenger Rogue Avenger

 Автор: Monteith John R

 Серия: Rogue Submarine


THEY STOLE HIS FUTURE. HE STOLE THEIR SUBMARINE.


The accident changed everything… One moment, Lieutenant Jake Slate was going about his duties aboard the ballistic missile submarine, USS Colorado. The next second, he was sprawled on the deck plates in a spreading puddle of blood and hydraulic fluid. But it wasn’t the injury that ruined his life and doomed his military career. It was the rescue effort.

Now he’s being thrown to the wolves to cover up the misdeeds of a superior officer, and Jake doesn’t care for the role of sacrificial lamb.

Blinded by rage and unsure of his future, he finds himself at the center of a treacherous plot to hijack the Colorado and sell her nuclear warheads to a foreign power. Jake no longer knows who he can trust. He doesn’t know what the future holds. He really only knows one thing. He will have his revenge.


Book 1 of the Rogue Submarine Series… Rogue Avenger (2005), Rogue Betrayer (2007), Rogue Crusader (2010), Rogue Defender (2013), Rogue Enforcer (2014), Rogue Fortress (2015), Rogue Goliath (2015), and Rogue Hunter (2016).


This novel is part of the Rogue Submarine fiction series, launched in 2005 by John Monteith, a former military officer and naval warfare instructor. Beginning with Rogue Avenger, the books are titled in alphabetical order for ease of reference. Although the stories are best read in sequence, each installation is written for enjoyment as a standalone adventure.

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Обложка книги Rogue Betrayer Rogue Betrayer

 Автор: Monteith John R

 Серия: Rogue Submarine


Book 2 of the Rogue Submarine Series… Rogue Avenger (2005), Rogue Betrayer (2007), Rogue Crusader (2010), Rogue Defender (2013), Rogue Enforcer (2014), and Rogue Fortress (2015).


AMERICA'S MOST WANTED… ARE AMERICA'S BEST HOPE


A Chinese blockade of Taiwan. A betrayed CIA operative who's beginning to doubt her own loyalties. A rogue Pakistani submarine commander bent on nuclear destruction. The stage is set for genocide and global catastrophe.

Still a wanted man after the theft of a U.S. ballistic missile submarine, renegage ex-naval office Jake Slate finds himself back in the thick of the action. Partnered with international arms dealer Pierre Renard, Slate and a crew of mercenary submarine sailors must catch a madman before he can trigger a nuclear war.

The chase is on…


This novel is part of the Rogue Submarine fiction series, launched in 2005 by John Monteith, a former military officer and naval warfare instructor. Beginning with Rogue Avenger, the books are titled in alphabetical order for ease of reference. Although the stories are best read in sequence, each installation is written for enjoyment as a standalone adventure.

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Обложка книги Rogue Defender Rogue Defender

 Автор: Monteith John R

 Серия: Rogue Submarine


A CREW OF MERCENARY SUBMARINE SAILORS AND AN EX-U.S. NAVAL OFFICER TAKE ON THE LARGEST MILITARY FORCE ON EARTH.


North Korea has crossed the Demilitarized Zone; the United States is hit by electromagnetic pulse attacks; and the Middle East is unraveling. Has Armageddon begun, or is a mortal puppet master pulling the strings?

Regardless of the answer, the U.S. military is too overwhelmed by global events to continue protecting Taiwan. Chinese troops have gained a foothold on Taiwanese soil, and the tiny island nation has been stripped of her allies.

Faced with impending destruction, the Taiwanese will do anything to survive, even if it means crossing the line into nuclear warfare. Their plan is desperate, and quite possibly insane. There’s only one man crazy enough to carry it out — former naval officer-turned renegade, Jake Slate.


Book 4 of the Rogue Submarine Series… Rogue Avenger (2005), Rogue Betrayer (2007), Rogue Crusader (2010), Rogue Defender (2013), Rogue Enforcer (2014), Rogue Fortress (2015), Rogue Goliath (2015), Rogue Hunter (2016), Rogue Invader (2017), and Rogue Justice (2017).


This work of submarine fiction is part of the Rogue Submarine novel series, launched in 2005 by John Monteith, a former military officer and naval warfare instructor. Beginning with Rogue Avenger, the books are titled in alphabetical order for ease of reference. Although the stories are best read in sequence, each installation is written for enjoyment as a standalone submarine thriller.


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Обложка книги Rogue Enforcer Rogue Enforcer

 Автор: Monteith John R

 Серия: Rogue Submarine


RENEGADE… WARRIOR… FUGITIVE…


Former U.S. naval officer Jake Slate is on a downhill slide into alcohol, self-pity, and rage. A decade of life as a mercenary submarine commander has left him exhausted, bitter, and utterly disgusted with the world. When a drunken brawl leaves his opponent dead in the parking lot of a seedy bar, Jake needs to run away. From his crime… From his country… From himself…

For international arms dealer Pierre Renard, Jake’s meltdown couldn’t possibly have come at a better time. Renard is planning to start a war against a major European military power, and he needs Jake Slate to light the fuse.


Book 5 of the Rogue Submarine Series… Rogue Avenger (2005), Rogue Betrayer (2007), Rogue Crusader (2010), Rogue Defender (2013), Rogue Enforcer (2014), Rogue Fortress (2015), Rogue Goliath (2015), Rogue Hunter (2016), Rogue Invader (2017), and Rogue Justice (2017).


This work of submarine fiction is part of the Rogue Submarine novel series, launched in 2005 by John Monteith, a former military officer and naval warfare instructor. Beginning with Rogue Avenger, the books are titled in alphabetical order for ease of reference. Although the stories are best read in sequence, each installation is written for enjoyment as a standalone submarine thriller.

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Обложка книги Rogue Crusader Rogue Crusader

 Автор: Monteith John R

 Серия: Rogue Submarine


Book 3 of the Rogue Submarine Series… Rogue Avenger (2005), Rogue Betrayer (2007), Rogue Crusader (2010), Rogue Defender (2013), Rogue Enforcer (2014), and Rogue Fortress (2015).


HE’S A RENEGADE AND A TRAITOR. HE MAY ALSO BE AMERICA’S LAST HOPE FOR SURVIVAL…


A hijacked Israeli submarine. An unprovoked attack against a U.S. Navy destroyer. A civilian oil tanker with a secret cargo of nuclear weapons. Together, they add up to an ingenious plan to penetrate the ballistic missile defenses of the United States.

Standing in the path of destruction is a crew of mercenary submarine sailors, led by ex-U.S. naval officer, Jake Slate. Exiled for crimes that should have earned him a military execution, Slate is not anyone’s idea of a hero.

But he’s all we’ve got…


This novel is part of the Rogue Submarine fiction series, launched in 2005 by John Monteith, a former military officer and naval warfare instructor. Beginning with Rogue Avenger, the books are titled in alphabetical order for ease of reference. Although the stories are best read in sequence, each installation is written for enjoyment as a standalone adventure.

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Обложка книги Rogue Fortress Rogue Fortress

 Автор: Monteith John R

 Серия: Rogue Submarine


IT BEGINS WITH GREED. IT ENDS WITH DESTRUCTION.


A military bid for control of the fourth richest oil fields on earth. A high-tech fortress, armed with cutting-edge rail guns and point defense weapons that give it mastery of the sea for more than 100 miles in all directions. An insanely-clever commando assault on a snorkeling diesel submarine. At the epicenter of these colliding forces is former U.S. Navy officer Jake Slate, scrabbling desperately for one more impossible military victory. And behind the scenes, international arms dealer Pierre Renard continues to pull the strings like the virtuoso puppet master he is.

In a world of dwindling fuel sources, the global battle for oil is just getting started…


Book 6 of the Rogue Submarine Series… Rogue Avenger (2005), Rogue Betrayer (2007), Rogue Crusader (2010), Rogue Defender (2013), Rogue Enforcer (2014), Rogue Fortress (2015), Rogue Goliath (2015), Rogue Hunter (2016), Rogue Invader (2017), and Rogue Justice (2017).


This work of submarine fiction is part of the Rogue Submarine novel series, launched in 2005 by John Monteith, a former military officer and naval warfare instructor. Beginning with Rogue Avenger, the books are titled in alphabetical order for ease of reference. Although the stories are best read in sequence, each installation is written for enjoyment as a standalone submarine thriller.

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Обложка книги Rogue Goliath Rogue Goliath

 Автор: Monteith John R

 Серия: Rogue Submarine


THE PLAN WAS WORKING PERFECTLY UNTIL EVERYTHING WENT TO HELL…


A South Korean submarine penetrates North Korean territorial waters to launch a snatch-and-grab commando raid. The kidnapping is an act of vengeance; the target is a North Korean admiral, wanted for the ambush and sinking of a South Korean corvette.

The abduction goes off without a hitch. But when the triumphant commandos return to the sub, they go rogue, slaughtering members of the crew in an attempt to seize the submarine. Now, the crippled sub is trapped in enemy waters, with the entire North Korean surface navy out for blood.

Into this maelstrom of danger and cutthroat politics comes international arms dealer Pierre Renard, and his secret weapon — former U.S. naval officer Jake Slate. To pull off an impossible rescue under the nose of a vastly more powerful enemy, Jake will have to abandon every known tactic and every vestige of sanity.

And he can’t help but wonder… How much longer will his luck hold out?


Book 7 of the Rogue Submarine Series. Rogue Avenger (2005), Rogue Betrayer (2007), Rogue Crusader (2010), Rogue Defender (2013), Rogue Enforcer (2014), Rogue Fortress (2015), Rogue Goliath (2015), Rogue Hunter (2016), Rogue Invader (2017), and Rogue Justice (2017).


This work of submarine fiction is part of the Rogue Submarine novel series, launched in 2005 by John Monteith, a former military officer and naval warfare instructor. Beginning with Rogue Avenger, the books are titled in alphabetical order for ease of reference. Although the stories are best read in sequence, each installation is written for enjoyment as a standalone submarine thriller.

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Обложка книги Rogue Hunter Rogue Hunter

 Автор: Monteith John R

 Серия: Rogue Submarine


A NATION UNDER SIEGE…


It’s been more than four years since the annexation of Crimea and UN has decided to take covert military action to loosen the stranglehold of the Russian invaders. The targets are a strategic bridge and underwater pipelines which supply the occupied peninsula with natural gas, electrical power, and telecommunications from mainland Russia. If these critical lifelines can be severed, Ukrainian resistance fighters might have a chance at reclaiming independence. To make this possible, former U.S. naval officer Jake Slate and international arms dealer Pierre Renard must wage a clandestine war against the Russian navy. Their enemies are aided by weaponized dolphins, who know the ocean environment far better than any human possibly can.

If this is not a suicide mission, it’s pretty damned close…


Book 8 of the Rogue Submarine Series. Rogue Avenger (2005), Rogue Betrayer (2007), Rogue Crusader (2010), Rogue Defender (2013), Rogue Enforcer (2014), Rogue Fortress (2015), Rogue Goliath (2015), Rogue Hunter (2016), Rogue Invader (2017), and Rogue Justice (2017).


This work of submarine fiction is part of the Rogue Submarine novel series, launched in 2005 by John Monteith, a former military officer and naval warfare instructor. Beginning with Rogue Avenger, the books are titled in alphabetical order for ease of reference. Although the stories are best read in sequence, each installation is written for enjoyment as a standalone submarine thriller.

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Обложка книги Rogue Invader Rogue Invader

 Автор: Monteith John R

 Серия: Rogue Submarine


PIRACY… WAR… REGIME CHANGE…


It begins with torpedo attacks against commercial tankers as the mercenary submarines Wraith and Specter glide beneath the seas, sowing chaos and choking off the flow of fuel to Greece. A secret cabal conspires to force the corrupt and failing nation from the European Union, even if it means fanning the smoldering tensions between Greece and Turkey into all-out war.

While Greek warships scramble to locate the submarine provocateurs, international arms dealer Pierre Renard and expelled U.S. naval officer Jake Slate carry out an insane mission with unforeseeable consequences.

The ocean battlespace is a crucible of drones, weaponized sea life, and lethal cutting-edge technologies.

It’s a new kind of warfare, and nobody knows the rules…


Book 9 of the Rogue Submarine Series… Rogue Avenger (2005), Rogue Betrayer (2007), Rogue Crusader (2010), Rogue Defender (2013), Rogue Enforcer (2014), Rogue Fortress (2015), Rogue Goliath (2015), Rogue Hunter (2016), Rogue Invader (2017), Rogue Justice (2017), and Rogue Kingdom (2018).


This work of submarine fiction is part of the Rogue Submarine novel series, launched in 2005 by John Monteith, a former military officer and naval warfare instructor. Beginning with Rogue Avenger, the books are titled in alphabetical order for ease of reference. Although the stories are best read in sequence, each installation is written for enjoyment as a standalone submarine thriller.

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Обложка книги Rogue Justice Rogue Justice

 Автор: Monteith John R

 Серия: Rogue Submarine


ENEMIES WITHIN, ENEMIES WITHOUT…


Israel wages war on its neighbors — and on itself. While Palestine, Syria, and paramilitary extremists gear up for battle, internal dissent turns the turbulent country into a roiling cauldron of chaos. Naval blockades escalate, tank divisions mobilize, and sleeper cells prepare to extract bloody revenge.

Enter global arms runner, Pierre Renard, and his mercenary submarine fleet. Led by expelled U.S. naval officer Jake Slate, Renard’s brilliant band of misfits ambush an Israeli war machine that is divided, but still unbelievably lethal. Facing incalculable odds against an overpowering force, these so-called heroes must trust their wits and one another — even when victory seems impossible.

As the battle rushes toward its devastating climax, they can only hope they're fighting on the side of justice.


Book 10 of the Rogue Submarine Series… Rogue Avenger (2005), Rogue Betrayer (2007), Rogue Crusader (2010), Rogue Defender (2013), Rogue Enforcer (2014), Rogue Fortress (2015), Rogue Goliath (2015), Rogue Hunter (2016), Rogue Invader (2017), Rogue Justice (2017), and Rogue Kingdom (2018).


This work of submarine fiction is part of the Rogue Submarine novel series, launched in 2005 by John Monteith, a former military officer and naval warfare instructor. Beginning with Rogue Avenger, the books are titled in alphabetical order for ease of reference. Although the stories are best read in sequence, each installation is written for enjoyment as a standalone submarine thriller.

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Обложка книги Rogue Kingdom Rogue Kingdom

 Автор: Monteith John R

 Серия: Rogue Submarine


The tables have turned…


It begins with a daring commando raid to capture a highly-specialized warship. But this time, global arms runner Pierre Renard is not the mastermind behind the crime. He’s the victim and the hijacked vessel is his hybrid combat/salvage submarine, the Goliath.

In addition to its vital role in his plans, the lost sub is a stab at Renard’s heart, a reminder that even his Machiavellian schemes cannot guarantee protection against clever enemies. For the first time, he’s reacting rather than taking control, dancing on the puppet strings instead of pulling them.

Leading the chase to recapture the Goliath is disgraced former U.S. naval officer Jake Slate, once again in command of Renard’s mercenary fleet. Pitted against a crafty and deadly adversary, Slate knows that he can’t continue to defy the odds indefinitely.

Sooner or later, his luck is going to run out.

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Обложка книги Red Agenda Red Agenda

 Автор: Poe Cameron


The most sought after commodity in the world is power, and when money is no object, power is up for grabs. Desiring autonomy, one small nation develops an unlikely plan to procure a nuclear-powered submarine. If all goes as intended, the Middle East will destabilize and the OPEC Alliance will crumble. Yet as money might buy power, there's no guarantee that it buys loyalty. So when the submarine breaks the ocean surface it doesn't travel to the Middle East, it sails for Russia, in an attempt to return the nation to its Soviet roots.

Alerted to the possibility of the theft of a Russian sub, the CIA must foil the plan for acquisition without alarming the rest of the world. A step behind and suffering from department infighting, the CIA watches in disbelief as the single most powerful weapon in the world rises from the ocean floor. It doesn't take long for them to realize that the commander of the vessel has no intention of honoring his contract.

Scrambling to prevent a world-wide disaster, CIA operatives in coordination with the US Navy launch a daring and risky plan to quietly thwart a rogue submarine captain before he can obliterate Moscow and take control of the country. Those who volunteer for this mission risk their lives. Those who don't risk the safety of the entire world.

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Обложка книги Rosy & John Rosy & John

 Автор: ître Pierre

 Серия: Camille Verhœven


« La bombe a convenablement fonctionné ; sur ce plan, il a tout lieu d’être satisfait. Les rescapés tentent déjà de secourir les victimes restées au sol. Jean s’engouffre dans le métro. Lui ne va secourir personne. Il est le poseur de bombes. » Jean Garnier n’a plus rien à perdre dans la vie : sa mère est en prison, sa petite amie a été tuée et il n’a plus de travail. Face à ce jeune paumé, Camille Verhœven doit agir avec plus de finesse que jamais : Jean est-il une vraie menace pour le pays tout entier, ou juste un loser atteint de la folie des grandeurs ?


La version originale de cette histoire est un feuilleton numérique publié par SmartNovel en octobre 2012 sous le titre .

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Обложка книги Robe de marié Robe de marié

 Автор: ître Pierre


Nul n’est à l’abri de la folie. Sophie, une jeune femme qui mène une existence paisible, commence à sombrer lentement dans la démence : mille petits signes inquiétants s’accumulent puis tout s’accélère. Est-elle responsable de la mort de sa belle-mère, de celle de son mari infirme ? Peu à peu, elle se retrouve impliquée dans plusieurs meurtres dont, curieusement, elle n’a aucun souvenir. Alors, désespérée mais lucide, elle organise sa fuite, elle va changer de nom, de vie, se marier, mais son douloureux passé la rattrape… L’ombre de Hitchcock et de Brian de Palma plane sur ce thriller diabolique.

Avec Robe de marié, dont on comprendra le titre dans les dernières pages, Pierre Lemaitre livre un polar parfaitement orchestré où le mal n’épargne personne.

Allan Kaval, Marianne.

Une fable cruelle et amorale sur le harcèlement et la vengeance.

Philippe Lemaire
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Обложка книги Romanov Succession Romanov Succession

 Автор: Garfield Brian


During World War II, a Russian refugee spies for the United States

Since the great upheaval of November 1917, Alex Denilov has known nothing but war. In the civil war that followed the Bolshevik Revolution, he fought for the old imperial order. When the Reds won out, he fled west, finding work in every war that followed. Now, in 1941, he trains paratroopers in the American Southwest, helping the US Army prepare for the coming war. But Uncle Sam has bigger plans for him. The army transfers Alex to special services, where he is reunited with old colleagues from the civil war. The group shares combat skills, knowledge of the Russian language, and an intense hatred of Communists. Their mission is to assassinate Stalin. But inside this group of killers, a traitor lurks, ready to kill Alex before he attempts to save Russia from itself.

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Обложка книги Rogue Wave Rogue Wave

 Автор: Cartwright Christopher

 Серия: Sam Reilly


The offer — $20 billion split between four leading scientists on alternative energies to purchase and then squash their research lines, which include the recent discovery of a powerful new energy source capable of replacing mankind’s reliance on fossil fuels.

There’s no doubt their discovery is worth ten times that much. But will any one of them live if they refuse?

At the same time, the greatest technological advancement in warfare since the creation of the Atomic bomb has been discovered, and is being offered to the highest bidder.

There is just one problem though; the seller might no longer have any control of the weapon.

Can Sam Reilly weave his way through the web of industrial and political espionage before the human race loses its greatest fight for survival?

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Обложка книги Resin Resin

 Автор: Riel Ane


Liv died when she was just six years old. At least, that’s what the authorities think. Her father knew he alone could keep her safe in this world. So one evening he left the isolated house his little family called home, he pushed their boat out to sea and watched it ruin on the rocks. Then he walked the long way into town to report his only child missing.

But behind the boxes and the baskets crowding her dad’s workshop, Liv was hiding. This way, her dad had said, she’d never have to go to school; this way, she’d never have to leave her parents. This way, Liv would be safe.

Suspenseful and heartbreaking, Resin is the story of what can happen when you love someone too much – when your desire to keep them safe becomes the very thing that puts them in danger.

For more information on Ane Riel and her books, see her website at www.aneriel.dk
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Обложка книги Rogue Liberator Rogue Liberator

 Автор: Monteith John R

 Серия: Rogue Submarine


The circle closes…


On a covert mission in Iranian waters, a U.S. Virginia-class attack submarine falls prey to an elaborate trap. Stranded on the sea bottom behind enemy lines, the American sub sends out a desperate call for help.

Enter global gun runner Pierre Renard and his mercenary combat/salvage fleet. Led by expelled U.S. naval officer Jake Slate, Renard’s band of misfit superstars are facing their deadliest mission yet.

Outgunned by a regional military powerhouse, the tiny navy of castoffs must trust their wits, each other, and their accidental American allies. It’s been thirteen years since Slate and Renard stole nuclear warheads from the U.S. Navy. Now, if they can pull off an impossible rescue without triggering a war, they might finally erase the sins of their past.

Together, they’ll earn redemption and respect. Or they’ll die trying.

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Обложка книги Red Metal Red Metal

 Автор: Greaney Mark, Rawlings IV H Ripley


A Russian military strike against Europe could change the balance of power in the West. A stunningly realistic view of modern warfare from a battlefield commander and the New York Times bestselling author of The Gray Man.


The Russian bear has awakened. Their tanks race across Poland crushing all opposition on a headlong dash for the heart of Germany. Satellite killing missiles blind American forces while Spetznatz teams destroy Allied communications relays. It's all part of a master plan to confuse and defeat America and her allies.

Ranged against the Russian attack are a Marine lieutenant colonel pulled out of a cushy job at the Pentagon and thrown into the fray, a French Special Forces captain and his intelligence operative father, a young Polish female partisan fighter, an A-10 Warthog pilot, and the captain of an American tank platoon who, along with a German sergeant, struggle to keep a small group of American and German tanks in the fight.


Operation Red Metal is a nightmare scenario made real but could it just be the first move on the Russian chessboard?

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Обложка книги Retirement Can Be Murder Retirement Can Be Murder

 Автор: Edwards Phil

 Серия: , Jake Russo


When Jake Russo is transferred from a New York City beat to a Florida retirement community, his reporting life slows down. Instead of covering life in the big city, he's stuck writing puff pieces about bridge games and shuffleboard. His biggest challenge? Sticking to his diet.

That all changes when an older resident mysteriously dies on the beach. Jake has to figure out why and how she died. With the help of his bumbling octogenerian cameraman, Jake will have to overcome his lack of confidence and find the truth. He'll discover love, conspiracy, and surprising secrets in Florida's retirement communities.

Light as a day at the beach, this playful mystery is an early buffet of flirtation, intrigue, and senior citizens gone bad.

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Обложка книги Raven Black Raven Black

 Автор: Cleeves Ann


Dagger Awards

It is a cold January morning and Shetland lies buried beneath a deep layer of snow. Trudging home, Fran Hunters eye is drawn to a vivid splash of colour on the white ground, ravens circling above. It is the strangled body of her teenage neighbour Catherine Ross. As Fran opens her mouth to scream, the ravens continue their deadly dance. The locals on the quiet island stubbornly focus their gaze on one manloner and simpleton Magnus Tait. But when police insist on opening the investigation a veil of suspicion and fear is thrown over the entire community. For the first time in years, Catherines neighbours nervously lock their doors, whilst a killer lives on in their midst. Raven Black is a haunting, beautifully crafted crime story, and establishes Ann Cleeves as a rising talent in psychological crime writing.

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Обложка книги Roast Mortem Roast Mortem

 Автор: Коул Клео

 Серия: Coffeehouse Mysteries


The pseudonymous Coyle's strong 9th coffeehouse mystery (after 2009's Holiday Grind) pays tribute to New York City firefighters. Clare Cosi, the head barista at Village Blend; Blend owner Madame Dreyfus Allegro Dubois (who's Clare's ex-mother-in-law); and Blend employee Dante Silva narrowly escape death in the bomb-activated blaze that destroys Enzo Testa's Caffe Lucia in Queens and seriously injures Enzo. Clare informs the irritating, overly flirtatious FDNY captain, Michael Quinn, a cousin of her NYPD detective boyfriend, Mike Quinn, that she suspects arson. As fire marshal Stuart Rossi swings into action, Clare is eager to help catch the firebug (aka the Coffee Shop Arsonist), but Rossi is less than enthusiastic about her getting involved. Later, the arsonist torches a Long Island coffeehouse, killing a firefighter, as a warning. While the media worry that a terrorist is loose, new, even more horrible crimes surface. Coyle (the wife-husband writing team of Alice Alfonsi and Marc Cerasini) provides an appendix of useful tips and tempting recipes.

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Обложка книги Rashomon Gate – A Mystery of Ancient Japan Rashomon Gate – A Mystery of Ancient Japan

 Автор: Parker Ingrid J


A riveting historical mystery – the second in the Akitada series – set amid the exquisite ritual and refined treachery of eleventh century Japan

From the author of The Dragon Scroll comes an ingenious new novel of murder and malfeasance in ancient Japan, featuring the detective Sugawara Akitada. The son of reduced nobility forced to toil in the Ministry of Justice, Akitada is relieved when an old friend, Professor Hirata, asks him to investigate a friend's blackmail. Taking a post at the Imperial University, he is soon sidetracked from his primary case by the murder of a young girl and the mysterious disappearance of an old man – a disappearance that the Emperor himself declares a miracle. Rashomon Gate is a mystery of magnificent complexity and historical detail that will leave readers yearning for more.

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Обложка книги Red Chrysanthemum Red Chrysanthemum

 Автор: Rowlands Laura Joh


This story is set in Japan, 1698. Sano Ichiro may be a samurai sleuth and the shogun's trusted advisor, but his growing power at court makes him – and his family – a target for treachery. And this time gruesome discovery brings especially tough questions. Lord Mori, heir to the shogun, is found grotesquely mutilated and murdered – with Sano's pregnant wife, Reiko, lying beside him naked and covered in blood. Sano seeks the truth behind the Rashomon-like accounts of the murder, the stakes are almost unbearably high, and the only piece of evidence is a white Chrysanthemum – stained red with blood.

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Обложка книги «Risico» «Risico»

 Автор: Флеминг Ян


Рассказ Яна Флеминга «RISICO» из сборника «Остросюжетный детектив», выпущенного без номера в 1993 году.

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Обложка книги Red Bones Red Bones

 Автор: Cleeves Ann


Spring: a time of rebirth and celebration. And a time of death…for April is the cruelest month. When a young archaeologist studying on a site at Lerwick discovers a set of human remains – the island community is intrigued. Is it an ancient find – or a more contemporary mystery? Then an elderly is shot on her land in a tragic accident and Jimmy Perez is called in by her grandson – his own colleague Sandy Wilson. He finds two feuding families whose envy, greed and bitterness has divided the surrounding community. With Fran in London, and surrounded by people he doesn't know and a community he has no links with – Jimmy finds himself out of depth. Then another woman dies and as the spring weather shrouds the island in claustrophobic mists the two deaths remain shrouded in mystery.

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Обложка книги Red Wolf Red Wolf

 Автор: Marklund Liza


"Pick up a Liza Marklund book, read it until dawn, wait until the store opens, buy another one." – James Patterson

"One of the most dynamic and popular crime writers of our time." – Patricia Cornwell

In the middle of the freezing winter, a journalist is murdered in the northern Swedish town of Lulea. Crime reporter Annika Bengtzon suspects that the killing is linked to an attack against an air base in the late sixties. Against the explicit orders of her boss, Annika continues her investigation of the death, which is soon followed by a series of shocking murders.

Annika quickly finds herself drawn into a spiral of terrorism and violence centered around a small communist group called The Beasts. Meanwhile, her marriage starts to slide, and in the end she is not only determined to find out the truth, but also forced to question her own husband's honesty.

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Обложка книги Ruhe in Fetzen Ruhe in Fetzen

 Автор: Brown Rita Mae

 Серия: Ein Fall für Mrs. Murphy


Daß Menschen aus allem immer einen Riesenschlamassel machen, wissen die Tigerkatze Mrs. Murphy und ihre Hundefreundin Tee Tu­cker längts. Aber als sie eines Nachts >was köstlich Totes< riechen und eine abgehackte Menschenhand finden , ist klar: Hier stimmt was nicht! Ein neuer Fall für die tierisch-klugen Detektivinnen von Rita Mae Brown und Sneaky Pie Brown.

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Обложка книги Raport “Pelikana” Raport “Pelikana”

 Автор: Grisham John


Zabójstwa sędziów Sądu Najwyższego. FBI i CIA są bezradne. Śledztwo stoi w miejscu. Na trop sprawców wpada studentka prawa. Swoje podejrzenia przedstawia w specjalnym raporcie. I staje się celem płatnych morderców i służb specjalnych.

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Обложка книги Róże Cmentarne Róże Cmentarne

 Автор: Krajewski Marek, Czubaj Mariusz


Nadkomisarz Pater powraca w kolejnym kryminale spółki Krajewski i Czubaj.

Jest lato 2007 roku, w tartaku nieopodal Wejherowa znaleziono zwłoki mężczyzny. Pater, żyjący już myślami o zbliżającym się urlopie w Grecji, dość niechętnie przystępuje do rozwikłania zagadki. Sprawy się komplikują, gdy na plaży zostaje odkryte ciało uduszonej dziewczyny, a morderstwo to przypomina Paterowi niewyjaśnioną sprawę sprzed kilku lat. Czy będzie to ostatnie śledztwo nadkomisarza? Co łączy niezidentyfikowane zwłoki z tartaku z zabójstwem na plaży? Czyżby na Wybrzeżu pojawił się copycut killer – seryjny morderca naśladujący popełnione kiedyś zbrodnie? Doskonale skonstruowana fabuła i rozwijająca się w zaskakującym tempie akcja gwarantują znakomitą lekturę, od której nie będzie można się oderwać.

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Обложка книги Red Leech Red Leech

 Автор: Lane Andrew

 Серия: Young Sherlock Holmes


Sherlock knows that Amyus Crow, his mysterious American tutor, has some dark secrets. But he didn't expect to find a notorious killer, hanged by the US government, apparently alive and well in Surrey — and Crow somehow mixed up in it. When no one will tell you the truth, sometimes you have to risk all to discover it for yourself. And so begins an adventure that will take Sherlock across the ocean to America, to the centre of a deadly web — where life and death are cheap, and truth has a price no sane person would pay ... 

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Обложка книги Ryzyko Ryzyko

 Автор: Francis Dick


Pierwszy z serii „końskich kryminałów” Dicka Francisa.

Roland Britten był utalentowanym dżokejem-amatorem. Był również nieustępliwym księgowym. Zdawał sobie sprawę, że kilku oszustów ostrzy sobie na niego zęby. Nie przypuszczał jednak, że ktoś mógłby porwać go, tym bardziej z toru, tuż po zwycięstwie w Cheltenham Gold Cup! Gdy to się stało, długo nikt nie miał pojęcia, kto i dlaczego uprowadził Brittena. Porwanemu jednak udało się wyrwać ze szponów prześladowców, w czym wydatnie pomogła mu Hilary Pinlock, emerytowana dyrektorka szkoły. I teraz Brittenowi pozostaje wysilić swój logiczny umysł księgowego, by wytropić swoich porywaczy. Nie wie jednak, co oni mają w zanadrzu.

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Обложка книги Rueful Death Rueful Death

 Автор: Albert Susan Wittig


During a supposedly relaxing retreat at a Texas convent, herbalist China Bayles and her friend Maggie, an ex-nun, investigate the seemingly accidental death of the Mother Superior and uncover a deadly conflict within the walls of the cloister.

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Обложка книги Reflex Reflex

 Автор: Francis Dick


Ein zäher junger Jockey mit einer rauhen Vergangenheit und einer erfolgversprechenden Zukunft stolpert über Erpressung und manipulierte Rennen und erledigt gemeine Verbrecher mit Heldenmut und fotografischer Hexerei!

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Обложка книги Rivalen Rivalen

 Автор: Francis Dick


Es ist ein heißes Rennen, das George Juliard antritt, denn seine Rivalen haben Kaliber. Zunächst geht es um die Wahl ins Unterhaus, später um das Amt des Premierministers. Juliards Handicap: Er ist Witwer und hat keine lächelnde Frau zur Seite. Diese Lücke kann jedoch sein 17jähriger Sohn füllen. Den kennt er zwar kaum, da er ihn nicht selbst aufgezogen hat, doch nun soll Benjamin seine erfolglose Amateurjockeykarriere abbrechen, um ihn auf seiner Tour durch den Wahlkreis zu begleiten. Ben ist nicht begeistert von dieser Aufgabe, fügt sich aber dem Willen des Vaters.

Was sich wie ein Kinderspiel anläßt, entpuppt sich innerhalb weniger Tage als gefährliches Unternehmen, denn der Stimmenfang wird nicht nur mit legalen Mitteln geführt. Lückenbüßer und Vorzeigesöhnchen Ben muß schon bald eine neue Rolle übernehmen: die des Leibwächters.

Der Wahlzirkus - ein wohlbekanntes Schauspiel, von Wahlhelfern und Medien inszeniert. Doch Dick Francis führt uns hinter die Kulissen, dahin, wo der Rummel in seiner Unmenschlichkeit und die Akteure in ihrer Menschlichkeit zu sehen sind - wo sich inmitten des dröhnenden Spektakels mit seinen hinterhältigen Intrigen leise eine Beziehung zwischen Vater und Sohn entwickelt.

Neid und Zuneigung, Ehrgeiz und Loyalität, dies sind die Gefühle, die der Meister des Thrillers einmal mehr gegeneinander antreten läßt. Und am Ende haben die Helden ihre Auszeichnungen genauso verdient wie Dick Francis die seinen.

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Обложка книги Recuerda que siempre te querré Recuerda que siempre te querré

 Автор: George Elizabeth

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Durante una visita a Abinger Mannor, un estudiante que asiste a un curso universitario sobre arquitectura muere en sospechosas circunstancias. Una joven viuda descubre con horror la vida secreta de su difunto marido. Un historiador sin dinero vive obsesionado por la figura de Ricardo III. A través de argumentos tan dispares, los cinco relatos que componen este volumen exploran las complejidades de la naturaleza humana y desvelan las oscuras maquinaciones de individuos de apariencia corriente que aspiran a alcanzar sus objetivos a cualquier precio.

En Recuerda que siempre te querré, Elizabeth George, autora de la popular serie de novelas protagonizadas por el detective Thomas Lynley y su fiel ayudante la sargento Barbara Havers, demuestra su talento para el relato breve con cinco historias de misterio que combinan la intriga, la sátira y el horror con sabia maestría. Cada uno de los relatos cuenta con una sugerente introducción donde la autora evoca el proceso de creación de los mismos.

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Обложка книги Órdenes Mortales Órdenes Mortales

 Автор: Paretsky Sarah


La tía abuela de V. I. Warshawski, Rosa, cita la detective a su fría casa suburbana. Rosa izo la infancia de V. I. Miserable y a la detective no le gusta el pedido de ayuda de su tía, para que demuestre que ella no hizo un desfalco de cinco millones de dólares de un priorato Dominicano.

Se desata un infierno cuando un adversario misterioso intenta sacar a Vic del caso arrojándole ácido a los ojos y quemando su apartamento. Cuando un amigo que está involucrado en el caso es brutalmente asesinado, empieza a parecer como sí las oraciones de Vic no fueran escuchadas.

Pero Warshawski continúa su investigación, incluso cuando las pistas indican las mismas conclusiones poco ortodoxas: Quizá los dominicanos estén encubriendo un escándalo financiero. Quizá toda la conspiración este bajo el patrocinio de un conglomerado internacional, o de Don Pasquale, el rey de la mafia de Chicago. Peor que todo es que alguien próximo de Vic puede estar involucrado: su oscuro y guapo amante inglés, Roger Ferrant o incluso la misma tía Rosa.

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Обложка книги Razzamatazz Razzamatazz

 Автор: Scoppettone Sandra


Originally published under the pseudonym Jack Early, a murder mystery about a vengeful killer on a rampage includes bizarre killings, false accusations, and a motive that sets the hands of the clock back twenty-five years.

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Обложка книги Rat Race Rat Race

 Автор: Francis Dick


Charterpilot Matt Shore hat in seinem Leben schon größere Herausforderungen gemeistert, als betuchte Pferdebesitzer, Spitzenjockeys und — trainer von einem Rennplatz zum anderen zu befördern. Dachte er zumindest. Aber dann explodiert eine Bombe — zum Glück erst nach der Landung, die Betroffenen kommen mit dem Schrecken davon. Weitere Attentate folgen, und Matt Shore begreift: Da spekuliert jemand auf den Schrecken und schraubt die Spirale der Gefahr höher und höher.

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Обложка книги Rattlesnake Crossing Rattlesnake Crossing

 Автор: Jance J A


As a militia movement invades Arizona 's Cochise County, a gun dealer dies mysteriously, and his stock of high-powered weapons vanishes, Sheriff Joanna Brady investigates two other murders that point to armed separatist Alton Hosfield, a probe that threatens her own life and those of her family.

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Обложка книги Réquiem Alemán Réquiem Alemán

 Автор: Kerr Philip


Berlín 1947. Tras la derrota de la Alemania Nazi en la II Guerra Mundial Bernie Gunther,sobrevive como detective privado en una dura postguerra en que los berlineses se encuentran atemorizados por la represión que sufren por parte de las tropas soviéticas (el Ejército Rojo) sobre todo en la llamada Zona Este de la ciudad. Gunther luchó en el frente ruso y pasó una temporada en un campo de concentración soviético antes de poder regresar a Berlín con 15 kilos menos de peso y una ligera cojera como recuerdo.

En Réquiem Alemán Bernie Gunther recibe el encargo por parte de un coronel de la inteligencia soviética de investigar el caso de Emil Becker, un amigo común antiguo compañero de Gunther en la policía criminal (la Kripo). Becker, que después de la guerra controlaba parte del mercado negro en la ciudad austríaca de Viena, ha sido detenido por los estadounidenses acusado del asesinato de uno de los suyos. Pero Becker se declara inocente y reclama a Gunther como el único hombre en que confía para demostrar la verdad. Pero para conseguir la verdad, Gunther deberá sumergirse en las luchas secretas entre los distintos servicios de inteligencia aliados en lo que fueron los inicios de la llamada Guerra Fría.

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Обложки нет Round Trip

 Автор: Burnett William Riley

Обложка книги Redemption aka A Conspiracy of Faith Redemption aka A Conspiracy of Faith

 Автор: Adler-Olsen Jussi


"Redemption" is the phenomenal third instalment in Jussi Adler-Olsen's internationally bestselling "Department Q" series, which follows the "Sunday Times" smash hit "Mercy" and its sequel "Disgrace"

The prefect treat for all fans of the classic Scandinavian crime thriller in the vein of "The Killing" and "Borgen"! "For those suffering withdrawals from "The Killing". ("The Times").

Two boys, brothers, wake tied and bound in a boathouse by the sea.

Their kidnapper has gone, but soon he will return.

Their bonds are inescapable.

But there is a bottle and tar to seal it.

Paper and a splinter for writing; blood for ink.

A message begging for help…Her husband will not tell the truth: where he goes, what he does, how long he will be away. For days on end she waits and when he returns she must endure his wants, his moods, his threats. But enough is enough.

She will find out the truth, no matter the cost to him – or to herself. In Copenhagen's cold cases division Carl Morck has received a bottle. It holds an old and decayed message, written in blood.

It is a cry for help from two boys. Is it real?

Who are they and why weren't they reported missing?

Can they possibly still be alive? In 2013, the makers of the Stieg Larsson movies and "The Killing" will bring Jussi Adler-Olsen's "Department Q" novels, including "Mercy", "Disgrace" and Redemption", to the big screen. "The new "it" boy of Nordic Noir". ("The Times"). "Engrossing". ("Sunday Express"). "Adler-Olsen's fascination with abnormal psychology once again pays off". ("Sunday Times"). Jussi Adler-Olsen was born in Copenhagen and studied medicine, sociology, politics and film. He worked as a magazine editor and publisher before starting to write fiction. So far he has written three "Department Q" thrillers, which all hit the Danish bestseller lists on publication and stayed there ever since.

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Обложка книги Redemption Road Redemption Road

 Автор: Hart John


Elizabeth Black is a hero. She is a cop who single-handedly rescued a young girl from a locked cellar and shot two brutal kidnappers dead. But she's also a cop with a history, a woman with a secret. And she's not the only one.

Adrian Wall is finally free after thirteen years of torture and abuse. In the very first room he walks into, a boy with a gun is waiting to avenge the death of his mother. But that is the least of Adrian's problems.

He was safer in prison.

And deep in the forest, on the altar of an abandoned church, a body cools in pale linen. It is not the first to be found.

This is a town on the brink.

This is Redemption Road.

Brimming with tension, secrets, and betrayal, brilliantly evoking an America of small towns and remote landscapes, of the abandoned, the derelict and the desperate, this is a novel so chillingly suspenseful and a story so full of twists and turns that you simply cannot stop reading. It marks a new high point in the writing of this bestselling master of the literary thriller.

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Обложка книги Richmond Noir Richmond Noir

 Автор: Robbins Tom, Rothenberg Pir, Danvers Dennis, Atkins X C, Beverly Mina, Blossom Andrew, ’s Laura, Castleberry Brian, Chapman Clay McLeod, Haven Tom de, King Dean, McCown Clint, Owen Howard, Persons Conrad Ashley, Pinson Hermine, Robbins David L, Saunders Meagan J, Soffee Anne Thomas


The River City emerges as a hot spot for unseemly noir as life, death, and American history mix together into a frightening Southern cocktail.

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Обложка книги Rio Noir Rio Noir

 Автор: Landers Clifford E, Lisboa Adriana, Bellotto Tony, Bill MV, Bloch Arnaldo, Carneiro ávio, Dapieve Arthur, Ferroni Marcelo, Fiuza Guilherme, Fraga dos Santos Alexandre, Garcia-Roza Luiz Alfredo, Montes Raphael, Saramago Victoria, Soares Luiz Eduardo, Verissimo Luiz Fernando


With Rio Noir, the Akashic Noir Series delves for the first time into South America.

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Обложка книги Ruthless Ruthless

 Автор: Keane Jessie


SHE THOUGHT SHE'D SEEN THE BACK OF THE DELANEYS. HOW WRONG COULD SHE BE…

Annie Carter should have demanded to see their bodies lying on a slab in the morgue, but she really believed the Delaney twins were gone from her life for good.

Now sinister things are happening around her and Annie Carter is led to one terrifying conclusion: her bitter enemies, the Delaney twins, didn't die all those years ago. They're back and they want her, and her family, dead.

This isn't the first time someone has made an attempt on her life,yet she's determined to make it the last. Nobody threatens Annie Carter and lives to tell the tale…

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Обложка книги Royal Heist Royal Heist

 Автор: La Plante Lynda


High adventure, furious plotting, blackmail and betrayal… 'The Colonel' is rumoured to have masterminded several of the most successful robberies in the UK over the last forty years. But who is he? Edward de Jersey, now a wealthy man, owns a very successful racing yard and stud farm and his pride and joy is his horse, Royal Flush, who he has always dreamed will one day win the Derby. But de Jersey's luck runs out when his trusted financial advisor invests his fortune in a fledgling internet company which goes bust, leaving de Jersey with no capital and mounting debts. In danger of losing everything, De Jersey resurrects his criminal past, turning to the internet to find a team of specialists who will help him pull off the most audacious heist in history.

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Обложка книги Ruthless Ruthless

 Автор: Staincliffe Cath


A blaze at an abandoned chapel in impoverished Manorclough turns out to be more than just arson when the body of a man who has been shot twice is discovered in the ashes.

For the Manchester Metropolitan police team it's the start of a gruelling and complex case that exposes the fractures and fault lines of a community living on the edge. DC Rachel Bailey, recently married, is trying to come to terms with her new status and deal with the fallout from her chaotic family. She throws herself into work but her compulsion to find answers and see justice done leads her into the deepest jeopardy. DC Janet Scott's world is shaken to its foundations when death comes far too close for comfort and she finds one of her daughters on the wrong side of a police investigation. DCI Gill Murray's ex Dave, a Chief Superintendent, crashes back into her life, out of control and bringing chaos in his wake. Gill attempts to get Dave to face the truth of his situation, and to stay the hell away from her, but things are about to get a whole lot worse. And then a second building goes up in flames.

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Обложка книги Rock Paper Tiger Rock Paper Tiger

 Автор: Brackmann Lisa


"Lisa Brackmann's Rock Paper Tiger is a compelling debut that takes you deep into the dangerous, complicated heart of modern China, with a tough and appealing heroine in Ellie." – Jeff Abbott

"A terrifying odyssey in present-day China… with the protagonist pursued by the Chinese and American governments alike in a global panorama. A totally captivating page-turner with vivid, first-hand details and nuanced multi-cultural facets." – Qiu Xiaolong

American Iraq War veteran Ellie Cooper is down and out in Beijing when a chance encounter with a Uighur – a member of a Chinese Muslim minority – at the home of her sort-of boyfriend Lao Zhang turns her life upside down. Lao Zhang disappears, and suddenly multiple security organizations are hounding her for information. They say the Uighur is a terrorist. Ellie doesn't know what's going on, but she must decide whom to trust among the artists, dealers, collectors, and operatives claiming to be on her side – in particular, a mysterious organization operating within a popular online role-playing game. As she tries to elude her pursuers, she's haunted by memories of Iraq. Is what she did and saw there at the root of the mess she's in now?

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Обложка книги Run You Down Run You Down

 Автор: Dahl Julia


Aviva Kagan was just a teenager when she left her Hasidic Jewish life in Brooklyn for a fling with a smiling college boy from Florida-and then disappeared. Twenty-three years later, the child she walked away from is a NYC tabloid reporter named Rebekah Roberts. And Rebekah isn't sure she wants her mother back in her life.But when a man from the ultra-Orthodox enclave of Roseville, N.Y. contacts Rebekah about his young wife's mysterious death, she is drawn back into Aviva's world. Pessie Goldin's body was found in her bathtub, and while her parents want to believe it was an accident, her husband is certain she was murdered.Once she starts poking around, Rebekah encounters a whole society of people who have wandered "off the path" of ultra-Orthodox Judaism – just like her mother. But some went with dark secrets, and rage at the insular community they left behind.In the sequel to her Edgar Award finalist "Invisible City," Julia Dahl has created a taut mystery that is both a window into a secretive culture and an exploration of the demons we inherit.

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Обложки нет Richard I

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC

Обложки нет Richard III

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC

Обложки нет Richard II

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC

Обложки нет Rollo at Work

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC

Обложки нет Rollo in Geneva

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC

Обложки нет Rollo in Holland

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC

Обложки нет Rollo at Play

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC

Обложки нет Rollo in London

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC

Обложки нет Rollo in the Woods

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC

Обложки нет Rollo in Naples

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC

Обложки нет Rollo in Paris

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC

Обложки нет Rollo in Switzerland

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC

Обложки нет Rollo in Scotland

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC

Обложки нет Rollo on the Rhine

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC

Обложки нет Rollo in Rome

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC

Обложки нет Rollo on the Atlantic

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC

Обложки нет Rollo's Experiments

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC

Обложки нет Romulus, Makers of History

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC

Обложки нет Rollo's Museum

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC

Обложки нет Rollo's Philosophy

 Автор: Abbott Jacob SC


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