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

 Автор: Davis Lindsey

 Серия: , Marcus Didius Falco

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Исторический детектив, Криминальный детектив

Обложки нет A Death in the House

 Автор: Simak Clifford D

 Жанр: Фантастика, Научная Фантастика

Обложка книги A House Divided A House Divided

 Автор: Buck Pearl S

 Серия: The House of Earth Trilogy

 Жанр: Проза, Классическая проза


"A House Divided," the third volume of the trilogy that began with "The Good Earth" and "Sons," is a powerful portrayal of China in the midst of revolution. Wang Yuan is caught between the opposing ideas of different generations. After 6 years abroad, Yuan returns to China in the middle of a peasant uprising. His cousin is a captain in the revolutionary army, his sister has scandalized the family by her premarital pregnancy, and his warlord father continues to cling to his traditional ideals. It is through Yuan's efforts that a kind of peace is restored to the family.

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Обложки нет A House for Mr. Biswas

 Автор: Naipaul Vidiadhar Surajprasad

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


"Naipaul has constructed a marvelous prose epic that matches the best nineteenth-century novels for richness of comic insight and final, tragic power." – Newsweek – Review

A gripping masterpiece, hailed as one of the 20th century's finest novels

A HOUSE FOR MR BISWAS is V.S. Naipaul's unforgettable third novel. Born the "wrong way" and thrust into a world that greeted him with little more than a bad omen, Mohun Biswas has spent his 46 years of life striving for independence. But his determined efforts have met only with calamity. Shuttled from one residence to another after the drowning of his father, Mr Biswas yearns for a place he can call home. He marries into the domineering Tulsi family, on whom he becomes indignantly dependent, but rebels and takes on a succession of occupations in an arduous struggle to weaken their hold over him and purchase a house of his own. Heartrending and darkly comic, A HOUSE FOR MR BISWAS masterfully evokes a man's quest for autonomy against the backdrop of post-colonial Trinidad.

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Обложка книги A House Without Windows A House Without Windows

 Автор: Hashimi Nadia

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


A vivid, unforgettable story of an unlikely sisterhood — an emotionally powerful and haunting story of friendship that illuminates the plight of women in a traditional culture, from the author of the bestselling The Pearl That Broke Its Shell and When the Moon Is Low.

For two decades, Zeba was a loving wife, a patient mother, and a peaceful villager. But her quiet life is shattered when her husband, Kamal, is found brutally murdered with a hatchet in the courtyard of their home. Nearly catatonic with shock, Zeba is unable to account for her whereabouts at the time of his death. Her children swear their mother could not have committed such a heinous act. Kamal’s family is sure she did, and demands justice. Barely escaping a vengeful mob, Zeba is arrested and jailed.

Awaiting trial, she meets a group of women whose own misfortunes have led them to these bleak cells: eighteen-year-old Nafisa, imprisoned to protect her from an “honor killing”; twenty-five-year-old Latifa, a teen runaway who stays because it is safe shelter; twenty-year-old Mezghan, pregnant and unmarried, waiting for a court order to force her lover’s hand. Is Zeba a cold-blooded killer, these young women wonder, or has she been imprisoned, like them, for breaking some social rule? For these women, the prison is both a haven and a punishment; removed from the harsh and unforgiving world outside, they form a lively and indelible sisterhood.

Into this closed world comes Yusuf, Zeba’s Afghan-born, American-raised lawyer whose commitment to human rights and desire to help his homeland have brought him back. With the fate this seemingly ordinary housewife in his hands, Yusuf discovers that, like the Afghanistan itself, his client may not be at all what he imagines.

A moving look at the lives of modern Afghan women, The House with No Windows is astonishing, frightening, and triumphant.

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Обложка книги Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House

 Автор: Beaton M C

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Детектив


Just back from an extended stay in London, Agatha Raisin finds herself greeted by torrential rains and an old, familiar feeling of boredom. When her handsome new neighbor, Paul Chatterton, shows up on her doorstep, she tries her best to ignore his obvious charms, but his sparkling black eyes and the promise of adventure soon lure her into another investigation.

Paul has heard rumors about Agatha's reputation as the Cotswold village sleuth and wastes no time offering their services to the crotchety owner of a haunted house. Whispers, footsteps, and a cold white mist are plaguing Mrs. Witherspoon, but the police have failed to come up with any leads, supernatural or otherwise. The neighbors think it's all a desperate ploy for attention, but Paul and Agatha are sure something more devious is going on. Someone's playing tricks on Mrs. Witherspoon, and when she turns up dead under suspicious circumstances, Agatha finds herself caught up in another baffling murder mystery.

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Обложка книги An Ape About the House An Ape About the House

 Автор: Clarke Arthur C

 Жанр: Фантастика, Научная Фантастика

Обложки нет Anne's House of Dreams

 Автор: Montgomery Lucy Maud

 Серия: Anne Shirley

 Жанр: Детское, Детская проза

Обложка книги Ape House Ape House

 Автор: Gruen Sara

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


Sara Gruen's Water for Elephants has become one of the most beloved and bestselling novels of our time. Now Gruen has moved from a circus elephant to family of bonobo apes. When the apes are kidnapped from a language laboratory, their mysterious appearance on a reality TV show calls into question our assumptions about these animals who share 99.4% of our DNA.

A devoted animal lover, Gruen has had a life-long fascination with human-ape discourse, and a particular interest in Bonobo apes, who share 99.4% of our DNA. She has studied linguistics and a system of lexigrams in order to communicate with apes, and is one of the few visitors who has been allowed access to the Great Ape Trust in Des Moines, Iowa, where the apes have come to love her. In bringing her experience and research to bear on this novel, she opens the animal world to us as few novelists have done.

Ape House is a riveting, funny, compassionate, and, finally, deeply moving new novel that secures Sara Gruen's place as a master storyteller who allows us to see ourselves as we never have before.

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Обложка книги Bleak House Bleak House

 Автор: Dickens Charles

 Жанр: Проза, Классическая проза


Soon after she returns to Bleak House, Esther decides to go to London to see Mr. Guppy. First, she visits Caddy and Prince Turveydrop. Taken aback by Esther's scarred face, Guppy emphatically retracts his former marriage proposal to Esther. Esther obtains from him a promise to "relinquish all idea of . . . serving me." She no longer needs Guppy's assistance in helping her learn her real identity, and Guppy's presence could possibly endanger her attempt to be secret about what she has learned from Lady Dedlock.

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Обложка книги Blow the house down Blow the house down

 Автор: Baer Robert

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер

Обложка книги Burning Down George Orwell's House Burning Down George Orwell's House

 Автор: Ervin Andrew

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


A darkly comic debut novel about advertising, truth, single malt, Scottish hospitality — or lack thereof — and George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four.

Ray Welter, who was until recently a highflying advertising executive in Chicago, has left the world of newspeak behind. He decamps to the isolated Scottish Isle of Jura in order to spend a few months in the cottage where George Orwell wrote most of his seminal novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four. Ray is miserable, and quite prepared to make his troubles go away with the help of copious quantities of excellent scotch.

But a few of the local islanders take a decidedly shallow view of a foreigner coming to visit in order to sort himself out, and Ray quickly finds himself having to deal with not only his own issues but also a community whose eccentricities are at times amusing and at others downright dangerous. Also, the locals believe — or claim to believe — that there’s a werewolf about, and against his better judgment, Ray’s misadventures build to the night of a traditional, boozy werewolf hunt on the Isle of Jura on the summer solstice.

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Обложка книги Burning Down the House Burning Down the House

 Автор: Mendelsohn Jane

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


“It begins with a child. .” So opens Jane Mendelsohn’s powerful, riveting new novel. A classic family tale colliding with the twenty-first century, Burning Down the House tells the story of two girls. Neva, from the mountains of Russia, was sold into the sex trade at the age of ten; Poppy is the adopted daughter of Steve, the patriarch of a successful New York real estate clan, the Zanes. She is his sister’s orphaned child. One of these young women will unwittingly help bring down this grand household with the inexorability of Greek tragedy, and the other will summon everything she’s learned and all her strength to try to save its members from themselves.

In cinematic, dazzlingly described scenes, we enter the lavish universe of the Zane family, from a wedding in an English manor house to the trans-global world of luxury hotels and restaurants — from New York to Rome, Istanbul to Laos. As we meet them all — Steve’s second wife, his children from his first marriage, the twins from the second, their friends and household staff — we enter with visceral immediacy an emotional world filled with a dynamic family’s loves, jealousies, and yearnings. In lush, exact prose, Mendelsohn transforms their private stories into a panoramic drama about a family’s struggles to face the challenges of internal rivalry, a tragic love, and a shifting empire. Set against the backdrop of financial crisis, globalization, and human trafficking, the novel finds inextricable connections between the personal and the political.

Dramatic, compassionate, and psychologically complex, Burning Down the House is both wrenching and unputdownable, an unforgettable portrayal of a single family caught up in the earthquake that is our contemporary world.

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Обложка книги Burning House Burning House

 Автор: Beattie Ann

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


The now-classic, utterly unique voice of Ann Beattie is so dry it throws off sparks, her eye endowed with the emotional equivalent of X-ray vision. Her characters are young men and women discovering what it means to be a grown-up in a country that promised them they'd stay young forever. And here, in shapely, penetrating stories, Beattie confirms why she is one of the most widely imitated — yet surely inimitable — literary stylists of her generation.

In The Burning House, Beattie's characters go from dealing drugs to taking care of a bereaved friend. They watch their marriages fail not with a bang but with a wisecrack. And afterward, they may find themselves trading confidences with their spouses' new lovers. The Burning House proves that Beattie has no peer when it comes to revealing the hidden shapes of our relationships, or the depths of tenderness, grief, and anger that lie beneath the surfaces of our daily lives.

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Обложка книги Crooked House Crooked House

 Автор: Christie Agatha

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Классический детектив

Обложки нет DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE

 Автор: Gordon Richard

 Жанр: Юмор, Юмористическая проза

Обложка книги Fear: Trump in the White House Fear: Trump in the White House

 Автор: Woodward Bob

 Жанр: Старинное, Старинная литература, Наука, Образование, Политика, Документальная литература, Публицистика


THE INSIDE STORY ON PRESIDENT TRUMP, AS ONLY BOB WOODWARD CAN TELL ITWith authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump’s White House and precisely how he makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies. Woodward draws from hundreds of hours of interviews with firsthand sources, meeting notes, personal diaries, files and documents. The focus is on the explosive debates and the decision-making in the Oval Office, the Situation Room, Air Force One and the White House residence.

Fear is the most intimate portrait of a sitting president ever published during the president’s first years in office.

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Обложка книги Flesh House Flesh House

 Автор: MacBride Stuart

 Серия: Logan McRae

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер


The 4th thriller in the Number One bestselling crime series from the award-winning Stuart MacBride. Panic grips The Granite City as DS Logan McRae heads up a manhunt for ‘The Flesher’ — one of the UK’s most notorious serial killers.

The case was closed. Until the killer walked free...

When an offshore container turns up at Aberdeen Harbour full of human meat, it kicks off the largest manhunt in the Granite City’s history.

Twenty years ago ‘The Flesher’ was butchering people all over the UK — turning victims into oven-ready joints — until Grampian’s finest put him away. But eleven years later he was out on appeal. Now he’s missing and people are dying again.

When members of the original investigation start to disappear, Detective Sergeant Logan McRae realizes the case might not be as clear cut as everyone thinks...

Twenty years of secrets and lies are being dragged into the light. And the only thing that’s certain is Aberdeen will never be the same again.

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Обложка книги Forsaken House Forsaken House

 Автор: Baker Richard

 Серия: The last Mythal

 Жанр: Фантастика, Фэнтези

Обложка книги Full House Full House

 Автор: Evanovich Janet, Hughes Charlotte

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Иронический детектив


Dear reader:

I've been hearing from many of you that you'd like to see more books that entertain the way my Stephanie Plum novels do. So my good friend, Charlotte Hughes, and I teamed up to bring you a brand-new series of books. These new books are not set in the world of Plum, but they are written in the Plum tradition with fast-paced action, dysfunctional loveable characters, steamy sex, suspense and lots of laughs.

The series is kicked off by Full House, a slightly off-center love story about a devious man, an uncooperative woman, and a misguided genius. I wrote and published the original Full House in 1989 under the name Steffie Hall. I thought it was a fun book at the time, but Charlotte and I have made it bigger and better.

In Full House, Nick Kaharchek senses danger the minute he sees Billie Pearce. She represents everything he's always avoided.Ý Happy in her home life, a divorced mother of two, Billie is the epitome of stability. She's also irresistibly fascinating to the footloose Kaharchek… in a car crash sort of way. Their fateful meeting leads to a story filled with seduction and mayhem and love everlasting.

Charlotte and I hope you enjoy this first romantic adventure, and look forward to many more.

Janet & Charlotte

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Обложка книги Halfway House Halfway House

 Автор: Silverberg Robert

 Жанр: Фантастика, Научная Фантастика

Обложка книги House Dick House Dick

 Автор: Hunt E Howard

 Серия: Hard Case Crime

 Жанр: Старинное, Старинная литература


House Dick is one of Hunt’s very best, a classic hardboiled story of a detective in a Washington D.C. hotel (no, not that hotel) investigating a twisty tale of burglary and murder, of skullduggery under cover of darkness, of deception and shifting loyalties – and of the price you pay when you trust the wrong people…

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Обложка книги House Divided House Divided

 Автор: Lawson Mike

 Серия: Joe DeMarco

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер

Обложка книги House Mother Normal House Mother Normal

 Автор: Johnson B S

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


House Mother Normal, subtitled “A Geriatric Comedy,” is the English writer B. S. Johnson’s fifth novel. Unusual in both its subject and structure, this novel is a remarkable study of old age, stripped of sentimentality and spiked with bizarre language and perceptions. Made up of eight monologues describing a single day at a nursing home, House Mother Normal explores the failing minds of the elderly with precision, humor, and unflagging compassion, and Johnson achieves, with inventiveness and escalating absurdity, a vivid multidimensional effect.

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Обложка книги House of Acerbi House of Acerbi

 Автор: Lyman John

 Жанр: Приключения, Приключения

Обложка книги House of Bones House of Bones

 Автор: Silverberg Robert

 Жанр: Фантастика, Научная Фантастика

Обложка книги House of Borgia,book 2 House of Borgia,book 2

 Автор: van Heller Marcus

 Жанр: Домоводство (Дом и семья), Эротика, Секс

Обложка книги House of Cards House of Cards

 Автор: Dobbs Michael

 Серия: Francis Urquhart

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Политический детектив


Michael Dobbs has spent many years at the most senior levels of British politics, advising Mrs Thatcher, Cecil Parkinson and many other leading politicians. He worked as a journalist in the United States throughout the Watergate crisis, and after returning to London in 1975 played major roles in the general elections of 1979 and 1983, and was Chief of Staff at Conservative Party headquarters during the 1987 elections. He has a doctorate in defence studies. He is currently Deputy Chairman of Saatchi Saatchi and lives in London with his wife and young son.

'Pace and readability ... a well-written and well-constructed political thriller. Let's hope it is the firstof many Sunday Times

The exciting new thriller that has Westminster buzzing ... here is a political-thriller writer with a marvellous inside track knowledge of government.

House of Cards is fast-moving, revelatory and brilliant. ' Daily Express

'Watergate set in Westminster ... House of Cards must not be allowed to fall into the hands of impressionable Tory backbenchers.' Daily Telegraph

'Whipping up a storm... the thinking man's Jeffrey Archer.' Today

'Michael Dobbs' first novel makes an appalling tale of skulduggery at Westminster into a tremendously exciting affair ... he weaves his story convincingly with pace and style’ Newsline

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Обложки нет House of Cards

 Автор: Murphy CE

 Серия: Negotiator

 Жанр: Фантастика, Ужасы и Мистика


A covenant broken. A hell unleashed... New York City's only legal counsel to the fabled Old Races, Margrit Knight is levelheaded in all matters extraordinary. But when she's summoned to negotiate a peace treaty among rival factions, her own mortal world threatens to fall apart. Margrit's been in hot water before, but reentering the underworld brings a new set of problems. And a new set of friends and enemies, including a ruthless vampire mobster, a dragonlord who won't take no for an answer, a band of subversive selkies...oh, and Alban Korund, the sexy gargoyle who got her into this mess — and whose granite-strong touch still haunts her every fantasy...

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Обложка книги House of Chains House of Chains

 Автор: Erikson Steven

 Серия: Malazan Book of the Fallen

 Жанр: Фантастика, Фэнтези

Обложки нет House of dark pleasure

 Автор: Day Gloria

 Серия: AB

 Жанр: Домоводство (Дом и семья), Эротика, Секс

Обложка книги House of Dreams House of Dreams

 Автор: Flynn Michael F

 Жанр: Фантастика, Научная Фантастика


Michael F. Flynn’s stories have appeared in Analog, F&SF, and elsewhere. He has been a three-time Hugo award finalist—most recently for his novella, “Melodies of the Heart” (Analog, January 1994). His most recent works include a novel of the near future, Firestar (Tor, 1996), and a collection of short tales, The Forest of Time and Other Stories (Tor, April 1997). The sequel to the former book, Rogue Star, will be out from Tor next spring. “House of Dreams” is the author’s first tale for Asimov’s.

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Обложка книги House of Evil House of Evil

 Автор: Desmond Robert

 Серия: Best Sellers series

 Жанр: Домоводство (Дом и семья), Эротика, Секс

Обложка книги House of Holes House of Holes

 Автор: Baker Nicholson

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


Shandee finds a friendly arm at a granite quarry. Ned drops down a hole in a golf course. So begins Nicholson Baker’s fuse-blowing sexual escapade — a modern-day Hieronymus Boschian bacchanal set in a pleasure resort where normal rules don’t apply. House of Holes, one of the most talked-about books in recent memory, is a gleefully provocative novel sure to surprise, amuse, and arouse.

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Обложка книги House of Lies House of Lies

 Автор: Kihn Martin

 Жанр: Старинное, Старинная литература

Обложка книги House of Malice House of Malice

 Автор: Mariani Scott

 Жанр: Фантастика, Ужасы и Мистика


The shocking new chiller novella from #1 Kindle bestselling author Scott Mariani


She thought she'd found the perfect cottage…

But instead she opened the door to Hell


Romantic novelist Mandy Freeman thinks all her dreams have come true when she becomes the new owner of Summer Cottage, the former home of her idol, bestselling author Ellen Grace. With her new life starting and love on the horizon, Mandy's future is looking bright.

But as Mandy begins to learn, all is not as it seems at Summer Cottage. As a series of increasingly disturbing and sinister events forces her to delve into the mysterious past of its former owner Ellen Grace, Mandy finds herself caught up in a horrifying nightmare that threatens to destroy her sanity… and perhaps claim her life.

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Обложка книги House of Meetings House of Meetings

 Автор: AMIS MARTIN

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


An extraordinary novel that ratifies Martin Amis's standing as "a force unto himself," as "The Washington Post" has attested: "There is, quite simply, no one else like him."

"House of Meetings" is a love story, gothic in timbre and triangular in shape. In 1946, two brothers and a Jewish girl fall into alignment in pogrom-poised Moscow. The fraternal conflict then marinates in Norlag, a slave-labor camp above the Arctic Circle, where a tryst in the coveted House of Meetings will haunt all three lovers long after the brothers are released. And for the narrator, the sole survivor, the reverberations continue into the new century.

Harrowing, endlessly surprising, epic in breadth yet intensely intimate, "House of Meetings" reveals once again that "Amis is a stone-solid genius. . a dazzling star of wit and insight" ("The Wall Street Journal").

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Обложка книги House of Reeds House of Reeds

 Автор: Harlan Thomas

 Серия: In the Time of the Sixth Sun

 Жанр: Фантастика, Альтернативная история, Научная Фантастика

Обложка книги House of Shadows House of Shadows

 Автор: The Medieval Murderers

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Исторический детектив


Bermondsey Priory, 1114. A young chaplain succumbs to the temptations of the flesh – and suffers a gruesome punishment. From that moment, the monastery is cursed and over the next five hundred years murder and treachery abound within its hallowed walls. A beautiful young bride found dead two days before her wedding. A ghostly figure that warns of impending doom. A plot to depose King Edward II. Mad monks and errant priests…even the poet Chaucer finds himself drawn into the dark deeds and violent death which pervade this unhappy place.

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Обложка книги House of Skin House of Skin

 Автор: Curran Tim

 Жанр: Фантастика, Ужасы и Мистика


William Zero, a.k.a. Dr. Blood-and-Bones. One of the most infamous butchers in U.S. history, a serial killer who skinned and dissected his victims. He killed a dozen people and then vanished without a trace. Now his deranged son, Eddy, is searching for him. He believes his father escaped into an alternate reality and the only way to follow him is by recreating his crimes and opening the doorway to Hell.

And as Eddy hunts his father, he is hunted. Dr. Lisa Lochmere, a psychiatrist is hot on his trail, motivated by sexual obsessions she can’t even begin to understand. When she was a teenager she had an affair with an older man that turned into brutal abuse. Years later, she discovered her lover was none other than William Zero. And ever since, despite herself, she has had a certain sexual compulsion concerning him. A compulsion that only grew when Eddy was placed under her care at an asylum, only to be released by her superiors prematurely.

Now she has tracked Eddy to San Francisco—the scene of his father’s crimes. She intends to find him, telling herself it’s for his own good and a book she wants to write, but in reality the reasons are much more personal. She has enlisted the help of James Fenn, a homicide detective, who wants to help her, but in reality has fallen in love with her, a woman who can know no love, only obsession.

As Eddy kills and kills again and Fenn falls deeper in love with her, Lisa is drawn to the house where Zero dispatched his victims, believing it to be the place where Eddy is most likely to go. But it isn’t Eddy she finds there, but something far worse. Nothing—and no one—is what they seem in the House of Skin.

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Обложка книги House of Small Shadows House of Small Shadows

 Автор: Nevill Adam

 Жанр: Фантастика, Ужасы и Мистика


Catherine's last job ended badly. Corporate bullying at a top TV network saw her fired and forced to leave London, but she was determined to get her life back. A new job and a few therapists later, things look much brighter. Especially when a challenging new project presents itself — to catalogue the late M. H. Mason's wildly eccentric cache of antique dolls and puppets. Rarest of all, she'll get to examine his elaborate displays of posed, costumed and preserved animals, depicting bloody scenes from the Great War. Catherine can't believe her luck when Mason's elderly niece invites her to stay at Red House itself, where she maintains the collection until his niece exposes her to the dark message behind her uncle's "Art." Catherine tries to concentrate on the job, but Mason's damaged visions begin to raise dark shadows from her own past. Shadows she'd hoped therapy had finally erased. Soon the barriers between reality, sanity and memory start to merge and some truths seem too terrible to be real… in The House of Small Shadows by Adam Nevill.

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Обложка книги House of the Red Slayer House of the Red Slayer

 Автор: Doherty Paul

 Серия: Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Исторический детектив

Обложка книги House of the Rising Sun House of the Rising Sun

 Автор: Hustmyre Charlie

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер

Обложка книги House of the Sun House of the Sun

 Автор: Findley Nigel D

 Серия: Shadowrun

 Жанр: Фантастика, Научная Фантастика

Обложка книги House Rules House Rules

 Автор: Picoult Jodi

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер


The astonishing new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult about a family torn apart by an accusation of murder.

They tell me I'm lucky to have a son who's so verbal, who is blisteringly intelligent, who can take apart the broken microwave and have it working again an hour later. They think there is no greater hell than having a son who is locked in his own world, unaware that there's a wider one to explore. But try having a son who is locked in his own world, and still wants to make a connection. A son who tries to be like everyone else, but truly doesn't know how.

Jacob Hunt is a teenage boy with Asperger's syndrome. He's hopeless at reading social cues or expressing himself well to others, and like many kids with AS, Jacob has a special focus on one subject – in his case, forensic analysis. He's always showing up at crime scenes, thanks to the police scanner he keeps in his room, and telling the cops what they need to do…and he's usually right. But then his town is rocked by a terrible murder and, for a change, the police come to Jacob with questions. All of the hallmark behaviors of Asperger's – not looking someone in the eye, stimulatory tics and twitches, flat affect – can look a lot like guilt to law enforcement personnel. Suddenly, Jacob and his family, who only want to fit in, feel the spotlight shining directly on them. For his mother, Emma, it's a brutal reminder of the intolerance and misunderstanding that always threaten her family. For his brother, Theo, it's another indication of why nothing is normal because of Jacob. And over this small family the soul-searing question looms: Did Jacob commit murder?

Emotionally powerful from beginning to end, House Rules looks at what it means to be different in our society, how autism affects a family, and how our legal system works well for people who communicate a certain way – and fails those who don't.

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Обложка книги In A Dark House In A Dark House

 Автор: Crombie Deborah

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер


An abandoned Southwark warehouse burns next door to a women’s shelter for victims of spousal abuse. Within it lies the charred corpse of a female body burned beyond all recognition. At the same time, workers at Guy’s Hospital anxiously discuss the disappearance of a hospital administrator – a beautiful, emotionally fragile young woman who’s vanished without a trace.

And in an old, dark rambling London house, nine-year-old Harriet’s awful fears won’t be silenced – as she worries about her feuding parents, her schoolwork… and the strange woman who is her only companion in this scary, unfamiliar place.

Gemma James and Duncan Kincaid – lovers and former partners – have their own pressing concerns. But they must put aside private matters to investigate these disturbing cases. Yet neither Gemma nor Duncan realize how closely the cases are connected – or how important their resolutions will be for an abducted young child who is frightened, alone… and in serious peril.

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Обложка книги In the House of Double Minds In the House of Double Minds

 Автор: Silverberg Robert

 Жанр: Фантастика, Научная Фантастика

Обложка книги Iron House Iron House

 Автор: Hart John

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Детектив


Two brothers must confront their past, one a mafia hitman the other a budding senator, which has set them on very different paths…

A dark, atmospheric thriller with a plot that will keep you guessing until the last moment.

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Обложки нет Jane and the Prisoner of Wool House

 Автор: Barron Stephanie

 Серия: Jane Austen Mysteries

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Иронический детектив, Исторический детектив


A skillfully told tale with a surprising ending. The narrative is true both to what's known about Jane's activities at the time and to her own private journalistic voice.

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Обложка книги Kitty's House of Horrors Kitty's House of Horrors

 Автор: Vaughn Carrie

 Серия: Kitty Norville

 Жанр: Фантастика, Городское фэнтези


REALITY BITES

Talk radio host and werewolf Kitty Norville has agreed to appear on TV's first all-supernatural reality show. She's expecting cheesy competitions and manufactured drama starring shapeshifters, vampires, and psychics. But what begins as a publicity stunt will turn into a fight for her life.

The cast members, including Kitty, arrive at the remote mountain lodge where the show is set. As soon as filming starts, violence erupts and Kitty suspects that the show is a cover for a nefarious plot. Then the cameras stop rolling, cast members start dying, and Kitty realizes she and her monster housemates are ironically the ultimate prize in a very different game. Stranded with no power, no phones, and no way to know who can be trusted, she must find a way to defeat the evil closing in . . . before it kills them all.

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Обложка книги Lights Out in the Reptile House Lights Out in the Reptile House

 Автор: Shepard Jim

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


A shy and apolitical herpetologist-in-training finds the weight of history bearing down on him as the effects of repression ramp up in his country.

In an unspecified country that combines elements of Chile under its military regime, South Africa under apartheid, and Italy under fascism, fifteen-year-old Karel Roeder asks only to be left alone to learn from Albert, his mentor at the zoo’s reptile house, and to devote himself to his girlfriend, Leda. But both Leda and Albert lead him into increasingly proscribed areas of thought and speech, and thus into conflict with a newly ascendant party that intends to prosecute a border war against an officially despised ethnic group and criminalize dissent. Citizens have been disappearing and surveillance in the name of safety has become all-pervasive. When Kehr, a special assistant of the civil guard, billets himself at Karel’s house for unknown reasons, Karel finds his already tenuous hold on his own innocence crushed as Kehr — tribune, inquisitor, and metaphysician of terror — instructs his unwilling protégé in those moments when history is let off the leash.

Lights Out in the Reptile House is at once a dystopian political parable, a meditation on totalitarianism, and a moving coming-of-age story, as its protagonist struggles to understand his own values and meaning even in the most extreme of crucibles.

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Обложка книги Murder House Murder House

 Автор: Patterson James, Ellis David

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер, Детектив


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

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

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

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Обложка книги Murder in the Crooked House Murder in the Crooked House

 Автор: Shimada ōji

 Серия: Detective Kiyoshi Mitarai

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Детектив


The sequel to the acclaimed Tokyo Zodiac Murders—a fiendish locked room mystery from the Japanese master of the genre

Never before available in English.

The Crooked House sits on a snowbound cliff at the remote northern tip of Japan. A curious place to build a house, but even more curious is the house itself—a maze of sloping floors and strange staircases, full of bloodcurdling masks and uncanny dolls. When a guest is found murdered in seemingly impossible circumstances, the police are called. But they are unable to solve the puzzle, and more bizarre deaths follow.

Enter Kiyoshi Mitarai, the renowned sleuth. Surely if anyone can crack these cryptic murders it is him. But you have all the clues too—can you solve the mystery of the murders in The Crooked House first?

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Обложка книги Mystery At Claudia's House Mystery At Claudia's House

 Автор: Martin Ann M

 Жанр: Старинное, Старинная литература

Обложка книги No Safe House No Safe House

 Автор: Barclay Linwood

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер


Seven years ago, Terry Archer and his family, who first appeared in No Time for Goodbye, experienced a horrific ordeal that nearly cost them their lives. Today, the echoes of that fateful night are still audible. Terry’s wife, Cynthia, is living separate from her husband and daughter after her own personal demons threatened to ruin her relationship with them permanently. Their daughter, Grace, is rebelling against her parents’ seemingly needless overprotection. Terry is just trying to keep his family together. And the entire town is reeling from the senseless murder of two elderly locals.

But when Grace foolishly follows her delinquent boyfriend into a strange house, the Archers must do more than stay together. They must stay alive. Because now they have all been unwillingly drawn into the shadowy depths of their seemingly idyllic hometown.

For there, they will be reconnected with the man who saved their lives seven years ago, but who still remains a ruthless, unrepentant criminal. They will encounter killers for hire working all sides. And they will learn that there are some things people value much more than money, and will do anything to get it.

Caught in a labyrinth between family loyalty and ultimate betrayal, Terry must find a way to extricate his family from a lethal situation he still doesn’t fully comprehend. All he knows is that to live, he may have to do the unthinkable...

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Обложка книги Open House Open House

 Автор: Larson Tamara

 Жанр: Любовные романы, Современные любовные романы


When Lacey Ferguson walked into her dream home the last thing she expected to find was her dream man. She was looking for granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Not rock hard abs and buns of steel. Meeting the rugged and downright sexy man who built her ideal home almost convinces her to take a chance on love, but is Mr. Tall, Dark, and Handy possibly hiding something? Too good to be true usually spells disaster, right? Or is she just making excuses to avoid having her heart trashed again?

Jackson Kingston has been using work as a distraction from life for the past year and a half. And it's been working great. His plan to re-build his father's home construction business with his three brothers is finally happening and he's so exhausted from working 16 hour days he doesn't have the energy to think about the past. Mission accomplished in his books.

When Jack meets Lacey while touring one of his properties, all he can think about is using the granite countertop for something much more erotic than meal preparation. Suddenly life is worth experiencing again. If only he can convince the voluptuous home buyer that a no strings affair is the ideal arrangement for both of them.

Things get complicated when they end up working on a real estate project together, and a no strings affair turns into something more. Can a man with a tendency to shutdown when emotions become involved and a woman who mistrusts love build something real together, or is their foundation too weak to last?

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Обложка книги Polly Moran's house Polly Moran's house

 Автор: Longfellow Howard

 Жанр: Домоводство (Дом и семья), Эротика, Секс

Обложки нет Ranch house swingers

 Автор: Collins Jeff

 Серия: AB

 Жанр: Домоводство (Дом и семья), Эротика, Секс

Обложка книги Safe House Safe House

 Автор: Cabot Meg

 Серия: 1-800-Where-R-You

 Жанр: Старинное, Старинная литература

Обложка книги Sorority house Mother Sorority house Mother

 Автор: Sondale Rita

 Серия: Pleasure books

 Жанр: Домоводство (Дом и семья), Эротика, Секс

Обложка книги The Beach House The Beach House

 Автор: Patterson James, de Jonge Peter

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер


Jack Mullen's life is working out perfectly. A Harvard law student, he's loving his summer job in a Boston law firm, and the weekends spent at Martha's Vineyard. Until he arrives home, and his father greets him with the news that his brother, Peter, is dead. The police believe Peter committed suicide, but Jack senses a darker, dangerous truth, and is determined to bring a killer to justice…

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Обложка книги The Birthing House The Birthing House

 Автор: Ransom Christopher

 Жанр: Старинное, Старинная литература


 

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Обложка книги The Black House The Black House

 Автор: Theroux Paul

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


A reign of terror begins for Alfred and Emma Munday when they take their failing marriage to the solace of an old country house.

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Обложки нет The Boarding House

 Автор: JOYCE JAMES

 Серия: Dubliners

 Жанр: Проза, Классическая проза

Обложка книги The Bone House The Bone House

 Автор: Freeman Brian

 Жанр: Фантастика, Научная Фантастика


Hilary and Mark Bradley are trapped in a web of suspicion. Last year, accusations of a torrid affair with a student cost Mark his teaching job and made the young couple into outcasts in their remote island town off the Lake Michigan coast. Now another teenage girl is found dead on a deserted beach. . and once again, Mark faces a hostile town convinced of his guilt. Hilary Bradley is determined to prove that Mark is innocent, but she’s on a lonely, dangerous quest. Even when she discovers that the murdered girl was witness to a horrific crime years earlier, the police are certain she’s throwing up a smoke screen to protect her husband. Only a quirky detective named Cab Bolton seems willing to believe Hilary’s story. Hilary and Cab soon find that people in this community are willing to kill to keep their secrets hidden — and to make sure Mark doesn’t get away with murder. And with each shocking revelation, even Hilary begins to wonder whether her husband is truly innocent. Freeman’s first stand-alone thriller since his Stride novels is a knockout.

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Обложка книги The Bone House The Bone House

 Автор: Lawhead Stephen

 Серия: Bright Empires

 Жанр: Фантастика, Фэнтези

Обложка книги The Burnt House The Burnt House

 Автор: Kellerman Faye

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер


At 8:15 in the morning, a small commuter plane carrying forty-seven passengers crashes into an apartment building in Granada Hills, California. Shock waves ripple through Los Angeles, as L.A.P.D. Lieutenant Peter Decker works overtime to calm rampant fears of a 9/11-type terror attack. But a grisly mystery lives inside the plane's charred and twisted wreckage: the unidentified bodies of four extra travelers. And there is no sign of an airline employee who was supposedly on the catastrophic flight.

Decker and his wife, Rina, have personal reasons for being profoundly shaken by the tragedy, since the "accident" occurred frighteningly close to their daughter Hannah's school. Luckily, their child and her schoolmates escaped unscathed. But the fate of the unaccounted-for flight attendant-twenty-eight-year-old Roseanne Dresden-remains a question mark more than a month after the horrific event, when the young woman's irate stepfather calls, insisting that she was never onboard the doomed plane. Instead, he claims, she was most likely murdered by her abusive, unfaithful husband. But why, then, was Roseanne's name included on the passenger list?

Under intense pressure from the department to come up with answers, Decker launches an investigation that carries him down a path of tragic history, dangerous secrets, and deadly lies-and leads him to the corpse of a three-decades-missing murder victim. And as the jagged pieces slowly fall into place, a frightening picture begins to form: a mind-searing portrait of unimaginable evil that will challenge Decker's and Rina's own beliefs about guilt and innocence and justice.

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Обложка книги The Cardboard House The Cardboard House

 Автор: án ín

 Жанр: Проза, Классическая проза


Published in 1928 to great acclaim when its author was just twenty years old, The Cardboard House is sweeping, kaleidoscopic, and passionate. The novel presents a stunning series of flashes — scenes, moods, dreams, and weather— as the narrator wanders through Barranco (then an exclusive seaside resort outside Lima). In one beautiful, radical passage after another, he skips from reveries of first loves, South Pole explorations, and ocean tides, to precise and unashamed notations of class and of race: an Indian woman “with her hard,shiny, damp head of hair — a mud carving,” to a gringo gobbling “synthetic milk,canned meat, hard liquor.”

Adán’s own aristocratic family was in financial freefall at the time, and, as the translator notes, The Cardboard House is as “subversive now as when it was written: Adán’s uncompromising poetic vision and the trueness and poetry of his voice constitute a heroic act against cultural colonialism.”

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Обложка книги The Carriage House The Carriage House

 Автор: Neggers Carla

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер


Delighted with her purchase of a run-down, nineteenth-century carriage house on Boston 's North Shore, graphic designer Tess Haviland stumbles upon a skeleton inside the basement wall, a body that mysteriously vanishes when she brings her neighbor, Andrew Thorne, over to see it.

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Обложка книги The Cat Who Brought Down the House The Cat Who Brought Down the House

 Автор: Braun Lilian Jackson

 Жанр: Старинное, Старинная литература


### From Publishers Weekly Lovers of bestseller Braun's irresistible Siamese cats, regal Koko and delicate Yum Yum, and their pet human, Jim Qwilleran, will need no further recommendation than the title for this 25th book in the series. (Remember The Cat Who Went Up the Creek?) The locale is the same, the town of Pickax in Moose County, 400 miles north of everywhere, with its peculiar, lovable citizens. Into this bucolic setting comes Thelma Thackeray, a native of Moose County, who, having achieved fame and fortune in Hollywood, is returning at age 82 to die. But first she intends to have some fun. Everyone is curious about the glamorous retiree, who also has purchased the long-vacant opera house downtown. Local historians recall that Thelma's twin brother, Thurston, had operated an animal hospital in neighboring Lockmaster until his tragic death from an accidental fall a year earlier. Now his son, Richard, has come to live with Thelma. When she decides to turn the opera house into a film club, Dick is offered the position of manager-with startling results. The first public event in the renovated opera house is the Kit Kat Revue, a fund-raiser, whose finale is a procession of prominent citizens with their pets, all cats. Qwill and Koko are at the end of the line, and that's when Koko brings down the house. In her inimitable gentle style, Braun documents the daily activities of the inhabitants of Pickax. Kidnappings, robberies and murders may abound, but nothing is really upsetting or unpleasant. Braun devotees will cheer. Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc. ### From Booklist This is the twenty-fifth volume of these intensely mild-mannered mysteries: it is hard to conceive of a more dulcet whodunit. Local columnist Qwilleran--Qwill, our hero--is immensely wealthy but funnels it through a foundation; lives in Pickax, Moose County, 400 miles north of anywhere; and dates the town librarian (although she's about to throw that over because libraries aren't about books anymore; Qwill's foundation is going to set her up in a bookstore). Thelma Thackeray, in her 80s, comes back to Pickax after a long Hollywood career in food. She's turning the old opera house into a revival movie theater, sparks a few other local delights, but can't seem to get her ne'er-do-well nephew to do well at all. Qwill plugs away at old lies and a death in Thelma' s family. We learn stuff through his newspaper column and his journal entries, and through the responses of his Siamese cat, Koko. All the murders are offstage: the fun part is in food, clothing, and the quotidian joys of small-town life; there's no sex and barely a whiff of technology. How can one fail to be amused by naming conventions that include local weatherman Wetherby Goode? *GraceAnne DeCandido* *Copyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved* Читать или скачать книгу «The Cat Who Brought Down the House»
Обложка книги The Cider House Rules The Cider House Rules

 Автор: Irving John

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


Set among the apple orchards of rural Maine, it is a perverse world in which Homer Wells' odyssey begins. As the oldest unadopted offspring at St Cloud's orphanage, he learns about the skills which, one way or another, help young and not-so-young women, from Wilbur Larch, the orphanage's founder, a man of rare compassion with an addiction to ether.

Dr Larch loves all his orphans, especially Homer Wells. It is Homer's story we follow, from his early apprenticeship in the orphanage, to his adult life running a cider-making factory and his strange relationship with the wife of his closest friend.

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Обложка книги The Curse Of The House Of Foskett The Curse Of The House Of Foskett

 Автор: Kasasian M RC

 Серия: The Gower Street Detective

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Исторический детектив


125 Gower Street, 1882:

Sidney Grice once had a reputation as London's most perspicacious personal detective. But since his last case led an innocent men to the gallows, business has been light. Listless and depressed, Grice has taken to lying in the bath for hours, emerging in the evenings for a little dry toast and a lot of tea. Usually a voracious reader, he will pick up neither book nor newspaper. He has not even gathered the strength to re-insert his glass eye. His ward, March Middleton, has been left to dine alone.

Then an eccentric member of a Final Death Society has the temerity to die on his study floor. Finaly Sidney and March have an investigation to mount — an investigation that will draw them to an eerie house in Kew, and the mysterious Baroness Foskett…

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Обложка книги The Cypress House The Cypress House

 Автор: Koryta Michael

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер


A journey to Florida's coast becomes an inescapable nightmare in the newest supernatural thriller from international bestseller Michael Koryta.

Arlen Wagner has seen it in men before-a trace of smoke in their eyes that promises imminent death. He is never wrong.

When Arlen awakens on a train one hot Florida night and sees death's telltale sign in the eyes of his fellow passengers, he tries to warn them. Only 19-year-old Paul Brickhill believes him, and the two abandon the train, hoping to escape certain death. They continue south, but soon are stranded at the Cypress House-an isolated Gulf Coast boarding house run by the beautiful Rebecca Cady-directly in the path of an approaching hurricane.

The storm isn't the only approaching danger, though. A much deadlier force controls the county and everyone living in it, and Arlen wants out-fast. But Paul refuses to abandon Rebecca to face the threats alone, even though Arlen's eerie gift warns that if they stay too long they may never leave. From its chilling beginning to terrifying end, The Cypress House is a story of relentless suspense from "one of the best of the best" (Michael Connelly).

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Обложка книги The Doll's House The Doll's House

 Автор: Arlidge M J

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Детектив


Detective Helen Grace is on the trail of a twisted serial killer in this riveting thriller in the gripping * international bestselling series.

"Ruby wakes up in a strange room. Her captor calmly explains that no one is looking for her. No one wants her. Except him."

When the body of a woman is found buried on a secluded beach, Detective Helen Grace is called to the scene. She knows right away that the killer is no amateur. The woman has been dead for years, and no one has even reported her missing. But why would they? She s still sending text messages to her family.

Helen is convinced that a criminal mastermind is at work: someone very smart, very careful, and worst of all, very patient. But as she struggles to piece together the killer s motive, time is running out for a victim who is still alive…"

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Обложки нет The Fall of the House of Usher

 Автор: Poe Edgar Allan

 Жанр: Фантастика, Ужасы и Мистика, Проза, Классическая проза

Обложки нет The Gate House

 Автор: Demille Nelson

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер


#1 New York Times bestselling author Nelson DeMille delivers the long-awaited follow-up to his classic novel The Gold Coast.

When John Sutter’s aristocratic wife killed her mafia don lover, John left America and set out in his sailboat on a three-year journey around the world, eventually settling in London. Now, ten years later, he has come home to the Gold Coast, that stretch of land on the North Shore of Long Island that once held the greatest concentration of wealth and power in America, to attend the imminent funeral of an old family servant. Taking up temporary residence in the gatehouse of Stanhope Hall, John finds himself living only a quarter of a mile from Susan who has also returned to Long Island. But Susan isn’t the only person from John’s past who has re-emerged: Though Frank Bellarosa, infamous Mafia don and Susan’s ex-lover, is long dead, his son, Anthony, is alive and well, and intent on two missions: Drawing John back into the violent world of the Bellarosa family, and exacting revenge on his father’s murderer – Susan Sutter. At the same time, John and Susan’s mutual attraction resurfaces and old passions begin to reignite, and John finds himself pulled deeper into a familiar web of seduction and betrayal. In THE GATE HOUSE, acclaimed author Nelson Demille brings us back to that fabled spot on the North Shore – a place where past, present, and future collides with often unexpected results.

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Обложка книги The Ghost At Dawn's House The Ghost At Dawn's House

 Автор: Martin Ann M

 Жанр: Старинное, Старинная литература

Обложка книги The Giant's House: A Romance The Giant's House: A Romance

 Автор: McCracken Elizabeth

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


The year is 1950, and in a small town on Cape Cod twenty-six-year-old librarian Peggy Cort feels like love and life have stood her up. Until the day James Carlson Sweatt — the “over-tall” eleven-year-old boy who’s the talk of the town — walks into her library and changes her life forever. Two misfits whose lonely paths cross at the circulation desk, Peggy and James are odd candidates for friendship, but nevertheless they soon find their lives entwined in ways that neither one could have predicted. In James, Peggy discovers the one person who’s ever really understood her, and as he grows — six foot five at age twelve, then seven feet, then eight — so does her heart and their most singular romance.

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Обложка книги The Glass House The Glass House

 Автор: Gardner Ashley

 Серия: Captain Lasey Regency Mysteries

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Исторический детектив

Обложка книги The Golden House The Golden House

 Автор: Rushdie Salman

 Жанр: Старинное, Старинная литература


**A modern American epic set against the panorama of contemporary politics and culture --a hurtling, page-turning mystery that is equal parts _The Great Gatsby_ and _The Bonfire of the Vanities_** On the day of Barack Obama's inauguration, an enigmatic billionaire from foreign shores takes up residence in the architectural jewel of "the Gardens," a cloistered community in New York's Greenwich Village. The neighborhood is a bubble within a bubble, and the residents are immediately intrigued by the eccentric newcomer and his family. Along with his improbable name, untraceable accent, and unmistakable whiff of danger, Nero Golden has brought along his three adult sons: agoraphobic, alcoholic Petya, a brilliant recluse with a tortured mind; Apu, the flamboyant artist, sexually and spiritually omnivorous, famous on twenty blocks; and D, at twenty-two the baby of the family, harboring an explosive secret even from himself. There is no mother, no wife; at least not... Читать или скачать книгу «The Golden House»
Обложка книги The Gray House The Gray House

 Автор: Petrosyan Mariam

 Жанр: Старинное, Старинная литература

Обложка книги The Halfway House The Halfway House

 Автор: Rosales Guillermo

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


Never before available in English, The Halfway House is a trip to the darkest corners of the human condition. Humiliations, filth, stench, and physical abuse comprise the asphyxiating atmosphere of a halfway house for indigents in Miami where, in a shaken mental state, the writer William Figueras lives after his exile from Cuba. He claims to have gone crazy after the Cuban government judged his first novel “morose, pornographic, and also irreverent, because it dealt harshly with the Communist Party,” and prohibited its publication. By the time he arrives in Miami twenty years later, he is a “toothless, skinny, frightened guy who had to be admitted to a psychiatric ward that very day” instead of the ready-for-success exile his relatives expected to welcome and receive among them. Placed in a halfway house, with its trapped bestial inhabitants and abusive overseers, he enters a hell. Romance appears in the form of Frances, a mentally fragile woman and an angel, with whom he tries to escape in this apocalyptic classic of Cuban literature.

“Behind the hardly one hundred pages,” Canarias Diario stated, “is the work of a tireless fabulist, a writer who delights in language, extracting verbs and adjectives which are powerful enough to stop the reader in his tracks.”

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Обложка книги The House The House

 Автор: Steel Danielle

 Жанр: Старинное, Старинная литература

Обложка книги The house at Pooh Corner The house at Pooh Corner

 Автор: Milne Alan Alexander

 Жанр: Детское, Сказка

Обложка книги The House at Riverton aka The Shifting Fog The House at Riverton aka The Shifting Fog

 Автор: Morton Kate

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


Sainsbury's Popular Fiction Award (nominee)

Summer 1924: On the eve of a glittering Society party, by the lake of a grand English country house, a young poet takes his life. The only witnesses, sisters Hannah and Emmeline Hartford, will never speak to each other again. Winter 1999: Grace Bradley, 98, one-time housemaid of Riverton Manor, is visited by a young director making a film about the poet's suicide. Ghosts awaken and memories, long-consigned to the dark reaches of Grace's mind, begin to sneak back through the cracks. A shocking secret threatens to emerge; something history has forgotten but Grace never could.

A thrilling mystery and a compelling love story, "The House at Riverton" will appeal to readers of Ian McEwan's "Atonement", L P Hartley's "The Go-Between", and lovers of the film "Gosford Park".

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Обложка книги The House At Sea’s End The House At Sea’s End

 Автор: Griffiths Elly

 Серия:

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Детектив


Ruth Galloway has just returned from maternity leave and is struggling to juggle work and motherhood. When a team from the University of North Norfolk, investigating coastal erosion, finds six bodies buried at the foot of the cliff, she is immediately put on the case. DCI Nelson is investigating, but Ruth finds this more hindrance than help – Nelson is the father of her daughter, Kate. Still, she remains professional and concentrates on the case at hand. Forensic tests prove that the bodies are from Southern Europe, killed sixty years ago. Police Investigations unearth records of Project Lucifer, a wartime plan to stop a German invasion. A further discovery reveals that members of the Broughton Sea's End Home Guard took a 'blood oath' to conceal some deadly wartime secret. The more information they uncover, the more elusive any explanation becomes. When a visiting German reporter is killed, Ruth and Nelson realise that someone is still alive who will kill to keep the secret of Broughton Sea's End's war years. Can they discover the truth in time to stop another murder?

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Обложка книги The House Gun The House Gun

 Автор: Nadine Gordimer

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


A house gun, like a house cat: a fact of ordinary life, today. How else can you defend yourself against losing your hi-fi equipment, your TV set and computer? The respected Executive Director of an insurance company, Harald, and his doctor wife, Claudia, are faced with something that could never happen to them: their son, Duncan, has committed murder. What kind of loyalty do a mother and father owe a son who has committed the unimaginable horror? How could he have ignored the sanctity of human life? What have they done to influence his character; how have they failed him? Nadine Gordimer's new novel is a passionate narrative of the complex manifestations of that final test of human relations we call love — between lovers of all kinds, and parents and children. It moves with the restless pace of living itself; if it is a parable of present violence, it is also an affirmation of the will to reconciliation that starts where it must, between individual men and women.

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Обложка книги The House of a Thousand Lanterns The House of a Thousand Lanterns

 Автор: Holt Victoria

 Жанр: Любовные романы, Исторические любовные романы


For Jane Lindsay The House of a Thousand Lanterns had always held a strange fascination. Since her days as a schoolgirl in England she had felt drawn to it.

Now, a shattering romance, a passion for Chinese art, and a “marriage of convenience” take her to Hong Kong and The House of a Thousand Lanterns, where she finds her presence unwanted and her life in danger.

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Обложка книги The House of Borgia, book1 The House of Borgia, book1

 Автор: van Heller Marcus

 Жанр: Домоводство (Дом и семья), Эротика, Секс

Обложки нет The House of Crows

 Автор: Doherty Paul

 Серия: Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Исторический детектив

Обложка книги The house of Doctor Dee The house of Doctor Dee

 Автор: Ackroyd Peter

 Жанр: Проза, Историческая проза


This novel centres on the famous 16th-century alchemist and astrologer John Dee. Reputedly a black magician, he was imprisoned by Queen Mary for allegedly attempting to kill her through sorcery. When Matthew Palmer inherits an old house in Clerkenwell, he feels that he has become part of its past.

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Обложка книги The House of Eros The House of Eros

 Автор: James Donald

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер


The wealthy businessman Cy Stephenson is enjoying the comfortable lifestyle afforded to a president of a New York country club.

But he leaves behind a wild past in Saigon’s notorious Eros bar, where hedonism often turned into something more sinister.

Meanwhile in Saigon, the beautiful Amerasian young woman Nan Luc is determined to honour her father and find the truth behind her mother’s death.

She attends a provincial corruption trial in Vietnam that reveals Stephenson’s lurid activities during the war, and driven by vengeance for her mother she crosses the ocean to America to kill her father.

Determined to keep a lid on his past, Stephenson embarks on a tactical affair with his wife’s sister, before resorting to blackmail and murder as Nan Luc chases down her target.

‘The House of Eros’ is a pulsing international thriller from Donald James, author of such captivating books as ‘The House of Janus’ and ‘Once a Gentleman’.

PRAISE FOR DONALD JAMES:

‘Nothing I have read from the school of le Carré is as good as Donald James’s first novel. Every detail of his strange twilit world is beautifully realised… all the characters are superbly etched… all in all this is the most exciting debut since John le Carré himself.’ THE SPECTATOR

‘A superb thriller clearly disguised as another saga. Handled with a dexterity Archer J. can only dream about. It deserves success.’ THE TIMES

Donald James grew up in London during the Second World War. After graduating from Cambridge University he worked in Fleet Street and for the BBC, subsequently enjoying a highly successful career as a scriptwriter. He also wrote a number of best-selling novels, including the Inspector Vadim series. He died aged 76 in 2008, survived by twin daughters from his first marriage.

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Обложка книги The house of God The house of God

 Автор: Shem Samuel

 Жанр: Проза, Классическая проза


Now a classic! The hilarious novel of the healing arts that reveals everything your doctor never wanted you to know. Six eager interns — they saw themselves as modern saviors-to-be. They came from the top of their medical school class to the bottom of the hospital staff to serve a year in the time-honored tradition, racing to answer the flash of on-duty call lights and nubile nurses. But only the Fat Man —the Clam, all-knowing resident — could sustain them in their struggle to survive, to stay sane, to love-and even to be doctors when their harrowing year was done.

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Обложка книги The House of Government The House of Government

 Автор: Yuri Slezkine,

 Жанр: Документальная литература, Документальная литература

Обложка книги The House of Jasmine The House of Jasmine

 Автор: Meguid Ibrahim Abdel

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


On June 13, 1974, Shagara, a low-level employee at the Alexandria shipyard, is charged with taking workers to cheer for the motorcade of Egyptian President Sadat and his guest President Nixon. Instructed to pay each worker half a pound at the end of Nixon’s visit, Shagara pays them half that, spares them the festivities, and pockets the difference. So begins The House of Jasmine, which follows Shagara, a loner who yearns for female companionship, as he traverses the city of Alexandria and tries to parse his feelings toward its changing landscape. With moving candor and refreshing humor, The House of Jasmine is Shagara’s intimate account of life in the Sadat era — the comic and the tragic, the surreal and the absurd.

Within the humor of this novel is nestled an indicting eyewitness account of this essential period of Egyptian history. “Abdel Meguid has invented a narrative form that is highly effective in capturing the absurdity of social and political life in Egypt during the seventies,” as one critic has written. In his classic work The House of Jasmine, one can observe the social changes and popular sentiments that comprise the prologue for the Egyptian revolution of January 2011.

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Обложки нет The House of Pride

 Автор: London Jack

 Жанр: Проза, Классическая проза

Обложки нет The House of Seven Mabels

 Автор: Churchill Jill

 Серия: Jane Jeffry

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Иронический детектив


Homemaking is about to take on a whole new meaning for Jane Jeffry now that she's agreed to help restore and redecorate a decrepit old neighborhood mansion. The home's owner, the prosperously divorced Bitsy Burnside, considers herself to be a feminist to the max and wants an almost all-female crew to do the dirty work — prompting the quick-witted Shelley Nowack to dub the project "the House of Seven Mabels." With her best friend and decorating whiz Shelley on the estrogen-heavy team, Jane thinks this exhausting, plaster-dusty job may not be as unpleasant as it initially appeared to be.Until, of course, things start to get very messy. It begins with a series of mean-spirited "pranks" — strange odors, mysterious electrical shorts, a myriad of petty annoyances designed to impede the progress of the fixer-uppers. And then the pranks turn deadly, leaving one of the workers lying lifeless at the foot of a staircase.Tragic, yes, but an accident? Jane thinks not. And with the able assistance of Shelley, not to mention a little help from her best beau, Chicago detective Mel VanDyne, Jane's hoping she can construct a solid case and nail the assassin. Suspects are certainly in abundant supply.

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Обложка книги The House of Shadows The House of Shadows

 Автор: Doherty Paul

 Серия: Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Исторический детектив

Обложка книги The House of Shattered Wings The House of Shattered Wings

 Автор: de Bodard Aliette

 Серия: Dominion of the Fallen

 Жанр: Фантастика, Ужасы и Мистика, Фэнтези


A superb murder mystery, on an epic scale, set against the fall out — literally — of a war in Heaven.

Paris has survived the Great Houses War — just. Its streets are lined with haunted ruins, Notre-Dame is a burnt-out shell, and the Seine runs black with ashes and rubble. Yet life continues among the wreckage. The citizens continue to live, love, fight and survive in their war-torn city, and The Great Houses still vie for dominion over the once grand capital.

House Silverspires, previously the leader of those power games, lies in disarray. Its magic is ailing; its founder, Morningstar, has been missing for decades; and now something from the shadows stalks its people inside their very own walls.

Within the House, three very different people must come together: a naive but powerful Fallen, a alchemist with a self-destructive addiction, and a resentful young man wielding spells from the Far East. They may be Silverspires’ salvation. They may be the architects of its last, irreversible fall…

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Обложка книги The House of Silk The House of Silk

 Автор: Horowitz Anthony

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Детектив

Обложка книги The House of Silk: The New Sherlock Holmes Novel The House of Silk: The New Sherlock Holmes Novel

 Автор: Horowitz Anthony

 Серия: Sherlock Holmes

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Классический детектив


THE GAME'S AFOOT…

It is November 1890 and London is gripped by a merciless winter. Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are enjoying tea by the fire when an agitated gentleman arrives unannounced at 221b Baker Street. He begs Holmes for help, telling the unnerving story of a scar-faced man with piercing eyes who has stalked him in recent weeks.

Intrigued, Holmes and Watson find themselves swiftly drawn into a series of puzzling and sinister events, stretching from the gas-lit streets of London to the teeming criminal underworld of Boston and the mysterious 'House of Silk'…

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Обложки нет The House of the Sleeping Beauties

 Автор: Kawabata Yasunari

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


Nobel prize-winning author Yasunari Kawabata is noted for his combination of a traditional Japanese aesthetic with modernist, often surreal trends. In these three tales, superbly translated by Edward Seidensticker, erotic fantasy is underlaid with longing and memories of past loves.

In the title story, the protagonist visits a brothel where elderly men spend a chaste but lecherous night with a drugged, unconscious virgin. As he admires the girl’s beauty, he recalls his past womanizing, and reflects on the relentless course of old age.

In One Arm, a young girl removes her right arm and gives it to the narrator to take home for the night; a surreal seduction follows as he tries to allay its fears, caresses it, and even replaces his own right arm with it.

The protagonist of Of Birds and Beasts prefers the company of his pet birds and dogs to people, yet for him all living beings are beautiful objects which, though they give him pleasure, he treats with casual cruelty.

Beautiful yet chilling, richly poetic yet subtly disturbing, these stories make compelling reading and reaffirm Kawabata’s status as a world-class writer.

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Обложка книги The House of the Vestals The House of the Vestals

 Автор: Saylor Steven

 Серия: roma sub rosa

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Исторический детектив

Обложка книги The House of the Worm The House of the Worm

 Автор: Mayers Gary

 Жанр: Фантастика, Ужасы и Мистика, Фэнтези


Gary Myers' "House of the Worm" is an excursion into the rich worlds of H.P. Lovecraft. This slim volume from Arkham House is a collection of short stories that delve deep into his various Mythos. Myers admits in his introduction that he does take some liberties with his titular tale, "The House of the Worm", even admitting, in his own words, "…perhaps heresy…" is the best way to describe the story.

Myers combines the creations of a number of Mythos contributors, illustrating his extensive knowledge of this sub genre. Each tale stands on its own, at times only taking place near another tale's happenings.

Some of the stories, such as "House of the Worm" and "Yohk the Necromancer" deal with the worship of almost forgotten deities and its horrible results. Others like "Xiurhn" and "Passing of a Dreamer" handle human greed for wealth and/or power with that deliciously horrible HPL style. In fact, there seems to be an effort to at least approximate HPL's style throughout. All the stories all follow a single style as a result.

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Обложка книги The House on Cold Hill The House on Cold Hill

 Автор: James Peter

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер


Moving from the heart of Brighton and Hove to the Sussex countryside is a big undertaking for Ollie and Caro Harcourt and their 12-year-old daughter, Jade. But when they view Cold Hill House — a huge, dilapidated Georgian mansion — Ollie is filled with excitement. Despite the financial strain of the move, he has dreamed of living in the country since he was a child, and he sees Cold Hill House as a paradise for his animal-loving daughter, the perfect base for his web-design business and a terrific long-term investment. Caro is less certain, and Jade is grumpy about being separated from her friends.

Within days of moving in, it becomes apparent that the Harcourt family aren't the only residents of the house. A friend of Jade's is the first to see the spectral woman, standing behind her as the girls talk on FaceTime. Then there are more sightings as well as increasingly disturbing occurrences in the house. As the haunting becomes more malevolent and the house itself begins to turn on the Harcourts, the terrified family discover Cold Hill House's dark history and the horrible truth of what it could mean for them...

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Обложка книги The House On Hope Street The House On Hope Street

 Автор: Danielle Steel,

 Жанр: Старинное, Старинная литература

Обложка книги The House on Hope Street The House on Hope Street

 Автор: Steel Danielle

 Жанр: Старинное, Старинная литература

Обложки нет The House on Maple Street

 Автор: King Stephen

 Серия: Nightmares and Dreamscapes

 Жанр: Фантастика, Юмористическая фантастика

Обложка книги The House on the Strand The House on the Strand

 Автор: du Maurier Daphne

 Жанр: Любовные романы, Исторические любовные романы, Любовно-фантастические романы


In this haunting tale, Daphne du Maurier takes a fresh approach to time travel. A secret experimental concoction, once imbibed, allows you to return to the fourteenth century. There is only one catch: if you happen to touch anyone while traveling in the past you will be thrust instantaneously to the present.


Magnus Lane, a University of London chemical researcher, asks his friend Richard Young and Young's family to stay at Kilmarth, an ancient house set in the wilds near the Cornish coast. Here, Richard drinks a potion created by Magnus and finds himself at the same spot where he was moments earlier — though it is now the fourteenth century. The effects of the drink wear off after several hours, but it is wildly addictive, and Richard cannot resist traveling back and forth in time. Gradually growing more involved in the lives of the early Cornish manor lords and their ladies, he finds the presence of his wife and stepsons a hindrance to his new-found experience. Richard eventually finds emotional refuge with a beautiful woman of the past trapped in a loveless marriage, but when he attempts to intervene on her behalf the results are brutally terrifying for the present.


Echoing the great fantastic stories of H. P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allan Poe, The House on the Strand is a masterful yarn of history, romance, horror, and suspense that will grip the reader until the last surprising twist.

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Обложка книги The House Sitter The House Sitter

 Автор: Lovesey Peter

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер


Macavity Awards

The identification of the woman found murdered on Whiteview Sands poses more questions than it answers. Emma Tysoe was a respected psychologist and an official criminal profiler with several successful cases to her credit. Why was she sun-bathing alone so far from home? How did she get there? Who is the mysterious 'Ken' in her private life? What was the murder weapon? Why did the man who noitce she was dead then completely disappear from the scene? When Peter Diamond is brought into the investigation he sheds some light on these matters – most importantly by discovering that she had been seconded under the greatest secrecy to work on the profile of the person who has assassinated one celebrity and is threatening to kill more. Are these killings connected to Emma's death? Diamond thinks so, but he cannot persuade his colleagues to agree with him, and even he cannot make all the pieces fit the jigsaw he's envisaged.

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Обложка книги The House That Jack Built The House That Jack Built

 Автор: Linda Evans Robert Robert

 Серия: Time Scout

 Жанр: Фантастика, Научная Фантастика

Обложка книги The House That Jack Built: The House That Jack Built The House That Jack Built: The House That Jack Built

 Автор: Adams Guy

 Серия: Torchwood

 Жанр: Фантастика, Научная Фантастика

Обложка книги The Hundred-Year House The Hundred-Year House

 Автор: Makkai Rebecca

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


Meet the Devohrs: Zee, a Marxist literary scholar who detests her parents’ wealth but nevertheless finds herself living in their carriage house; Gracie, her mother, who claims she can tell your lot in life by looking at your teeth; and Bruce, her step-father, stockpiling supplies for the Y2K apocalypse and perpetually late for his tee time. Then there’s Violet Devohr, Zee’s great-grandmother, who they say took her own life somewhere in the vast house, and whose massive oil portrait still hangs in the dining room.

The Hundred-Year House unfolds a generational saga in reverse, leading the reader back in time on a literary scavenger hunt as we seek to uncover the truth about these strange people and this mysterious house. With intelligence and humor, a daring narrative approach, and a lovingly satirical voice, Rebecca Makkai has crafted an unforgettable novel about family, fate and the incredible surprises life can offer.

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Обложка книги The Ice House The Ice House

 Автор: Walters Minette

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер


When a rotting, unidentified corpse is discovered it marks the beginning of a nightmare murder investigation for the three women living there. But is it the beginning? Or does the body lying in the ice-house mean that the police can close an old file?

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Обложка книги The Julius House The Julius House

 Автор: Harris Charlaine

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер


While "Roe" Teagarden thought she found true happiness in her marriage to rich businessman Martin Bartell, she comes to realize that his past is hardly an open book to her. After moving into a house where the previous tenants, the Juliuses, had disappeared six years earlier, Roe decides to solve the case. Her investigation proffers some potentially dangerous secrets regarding the Juliuses-and her husband.

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Обложка книги The Killing House The Killing House

 Автор: Mooney Chris

 Серия: Malcolm Fletcher

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер

Обложки нет The Little Lady of the Big House

 Автор: London Jack

 Жанр: Проза, Классическая проза

Обложка книги The Midnight House The Midnight House

 Автор: Berenson Alex

 Серия: John Wells

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Шпионский детектив


When two former covert agents are gunned down, John Wells learns that the victims were part of an interrogation team that operated out of a secret base called the Midnight House, where they extracted information from the toughest jihadis. Wells must find out who is hunting and killing them. But the trail of blood leads him to a place he couldn't have imagined.

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Обложка книги The Mosque of Notre Dame The Mosque of Notre Dame

 Автор: Chudinova Elena

 Жанр: Фантастика, Социально-психологическая фантастика


The Mosque of Notre Dame is a resistance-movement thriller set in a Sharia dystopia. It is at the same time an inspiring tale of surviving the strange situations in which God sometimes puts his people. The world turned its back on Him, and so He allowed the world to carry on without Him. The God-less created their own chastisement—the chastisement that is life without God. In Paris, an alliance of Traditionalist Catholics and a small contingent of secularized Frenchmen, blessed with native Gallic cussedness, are the only opposition left in this fast-paced adventure of physical war, culture war, strategy, revenge, sacrifice, love, reconciliation, and the relentless consequences of ideas. Those who will not fight for their faith will lose it, and everything else. But those who fight and forgive, will gain everything.

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Обложка книги The Necromancer's House The Necromancer's House

 Автор: Buehlman Christopher

 Жанр: Фантастика, Ужасы и Мистика


Those Across the River, a “beautifully written… exceedingly clever” (Boston Herald) masterpiece of “genuine terror” (New York Times bestselling author F. Paul Wilson), was hailed by #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris as “one of the best first novels I’ve ever read.” Now comes Christopher Buehlman’s new novel—one of uncommon horrors hiding behind the walls of the house next door…

“You think you got away with something, don’t you? But your time has run out. We know where you are. And we are coming.”

The man on the screen says this in Russian.

“Who are you?”

The man smiles, but it’s not a pleasant smile.

The image freezes.

The celluloid burns exactly where his mouth is, burns in the nearly flat U of his smile. His eyes burn, too.

The man fades, leaving the burning smiley face smoldering on the screen.

“Oh Christ,” Andrew says.

The television catches fire.

Andrew Ranulf Blankenship is a handsome, stylish nonconformist with wry wit, a classic Mustang, and a massive library. He is also a recovering alcoholic and a practicing warlock, able to speak with the dead through film. His house is a maze of sorcerous booby traps and escape tunnels, as yours might be if you were sitting on a treasury of Russian magic stolen from the Soviet Union thirty years ago. Andrew has long known that magic was a brutal game requiring blood sacrifice and a willingness to confront death, but his many years of peace and comfort have left him soft, more concerned with maintaining false youth than with seeing to his own defense. Now a monster straight from the pages of Russian folklore is coming for him, and frost and death are coming with her.

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Обложка книги The Opposite House The Opposite House

 Автор: Oyeyemi Helen

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


Maja was five years old when her black Cuban family emigrated from the Caribbean to London, leaving her with one complete memory: a woman singing — in a voice both eerie and enthralling — at their farewell party. Now, almost twenty years later, Maja herself is a singer, pregnant and haunted by what she calls 'her Cuba'.

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Обложка книги The Parliament House The Parliament House

 Автор: Marston Edward

 Серия: Christopher Redmayne

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Исторический детектив

Обложки нет The Picture in the House

 Автор: Lovecraft Howard Philips

 Жанр: Фантастика, Ужасы и Мистика

Обложка книги The Pre-War House and Other Stories The Pre-War House and Other Stories

 Автор: Moore Alison

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


The Pre-War House and Other Stories is the debut collection from Alison Moore, whose first novel, The Lighthouse, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and Specsavers National Book Awards 2012.

The stories collected here range from her first published short story (which appeared in a small journal in 2000) to new and recently published work. In between, Moore’s stories have been shortlisted for more than a dozen different awards including the Bridport Prize, the Fish Prize, the Lightship Flash Fiction Prize, the Manchester Fiction Prize and the Nottingham Short Story Competition. The title story won first prize in the novella category of The New Writer Prose and Poetry Prizes

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Обложка книги The Proof House The Proof House

 Автор: Parker K J

 Серия: Fencer

 Жанр: Фантастика, Фэнтези

Обложка книги The Red House The Red House

 Автор: Haddon Mark

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


An dazzlingly inventive novel about modern family, from the author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.

The set-up of Mark Haddon's brilliant new novel is simple: Richard, a wealthy doctor, invites his estranged sister Angela and her family to join his for a week at a vacation home in the English countryside. Richard has just re-married and inherited a willful stepdaughter in the process; Angela has a feckless husband and three children who sometimes seem alien to her. The stage is set for seven days of resentment and guilt, a staple of family gatherings the world over.

But because of Haddon's extraordinary narrative technique, the stories of these eight people are anything but simple. Told through the alternating viewpoints of each character, The Red House becomes a symphony of long-held grudges, fading dreams and rising hopes, tightly-guarded secrets and illicit desires, all adding up to a portrait of contemporary family life that is bittersweet, comic, and deeply felt. As we come to know each character they become profoundly real to us. We understand them, even as we come to realize they will never fully understand each other, which is the tragicomedy of every family.

The Red House is a literary tour-de-force that illuminates the puzzle of family in a profoundly empathetic manner — a novel sure to entrance the millions of readers of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

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Обложки нет The Russia House

 Автор: é John

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер


John le Carré was born in 1931. He attended the universities of Bern and Oxford. Later he taught at Eton and spent five years in the British Foreign Service. THE SPY WHO CAME IN FROM THE COLD, his third book, secured him a wide reputation and was followed by THE LOOKING-GLASS WAR, A SMALL TOWN IN GERMANY, THE NAIVE AND SENTIMENTAL LOVER, and his trilogy TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY, THE HONOURABLE SCHOOLBOY and SMILEY'S PEOPLE. His most recent novels are THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL and A PERFECT SPY. Though he divides his time between England and the continent, he is most at home in Cornwall.

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Обложки нет The Shunned House

 Автор: Lovecraft Howard Philips

 Жанр: Фантастика, Ужасы и Мистика

Обложка книги The Spy House The Spy House

 Автор: Dunn Matthew

 Серия: Spycatcher

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер


In the fifth electrifying thriller featuring Will Cochrane, the Intelligence agent must solve the unsolvable: How did four international agents working on a super-secret mission die in a safe house bunker that was locked from the inside?

Critics have called Will Cochrane a “ruthless yet noble” (Ft. Worth Star-Telegram), “one-man weapon of mass destruction” (Daily Telegraph) — a brilliant agent from whom “Bond and Bourne could learn a thing or two” (Madison County Herald). His latest assignment will plunge him into the thorny politics of the Middle East. The stakes: averting a war that could engulf the world in flames.


When the Israeli ambassador to France is shot dead in Paris by an unknown sniper, the Israeli government blames Hamas and begins planning a massive invasion to obliterate the terrorist organization once and for all. To avoid an all-out war, three members of the UN Security Council — the United States, France, and the United Kingdom — assemble a team of intelligence agents to uncover the truth behind the assassination.

But when the team stops responding and all four agents are found dead in a bunker locked from the inside, they turn to freelance intelligence operative Will Cochrane for answers. To find out what really happened in the Paris shooting and in the bunker and prevent an unwinnable war, Cochrane will use his years of knowledge and experience to unravel the truth… and maybe just keep himself alive.

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Обложки нет The Strange High House in the Mist

 Автор: Lovecraft Howard Philips

 Жанр: Фантастика, Ужасы и Мистика

Обложка книги The Stranger House The Stranger House

 Автор: Hill Reginald

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер


In The Stranger House, Reginald Hill takes a break from his Dalziel and Pascoe series, and delivers a stunning stand-alone novel full of suspense, romance, history, and an exploration of the sometimes twisted side of the human psyche.

The tiny village of Illthwaite in Cumbria, England, seems to be the kind of place where nothing much has happened for the last few centuries. But the two young strangers who arrive there on the same dank autumn day soon find out that appearances are deceptive.

Samantha Flood and Miguel Madero have absolutely nothing in common – except a burning desire to find out more about possible connections between Illthwaite and their families. Their way forward is beset by deceit, obstruction, mystery, violence, and love as they struggle to discover who they really are.

A cast of finely drawn characters, a powerful sense of landscape, a complex and multilayered story, and an explosive climax all combine to make this a novel difficult to put down, impossible to forget.

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Обложка книги The Sugar House The Sugar House

 Автор: Lippman Laura

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер


Tess Monaghan’s life is back on course. She is beginning to make a name for herself as a PI, she’s even banking good money. And then her father asks her a favour: to investigate the death in prison of a friend’s brother convicted of killing an unidentified girl, otherwise known as “Jane Doe”. Tess’s search leads her to “the Sugar House”, a brutal institution where she discovers Jane Doe’s real identity. And then Tess’s father begs her to drop the case… It is not until her parent’s house is set on fire and a body pulled from the wreckage, that she realises that her life may have taken a very wrong turning indeed – one from which there is no going back…

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Обложка книги The Switch House The Switch House

 Автор: Meyer Tim

 Жанр: Фантастика, Ужасы и Мистика, Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер,


CONGRATULATIONS! You’ve won a role on LET’S SWITCH HOUSES! Your life is going to change. We promise. Your dreams will come true. Everything you’ve ever wanted, we have it. This is a chance of a lifetime. Come inside. Switch with us.

Angela and Terry return home after several grueling months of filming the popular television show, LET’S SWITCH HOUSES!, only to find their residence in ruin. Sure, the décor and framed photographs are the same; the color of the walls hasn’t changed; the furniture sits unmoved. But something is off. Their quiet New Jersey home feels tainted. Angela can sense it. Crawling inside her. Infecting her mind. Poisoning her thoughts.

Then the nightmares begin. Awful, lucid visions that cause her to question her own reality. What happened at 44 Trenton Road while she was gone? Just what did she do, that bizarre woman who claims she can communicate with the beyond? Who is she exactly? Angela aims to find out, but the further she investigates, the deeper into madness she descends. How far will she travel before she loses the trail of clues? Or worse—before she loses her mind.

THE SWITCH HOUSE is a short novel for fans of supernatural thrillers with a dark twist.

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Обложка книги The Turner House The Turner House

 Автор: Flournoy Angela

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


The Turners have lived on Yarrow Street for over fifty years. Their house has seen thirteen children grown and gone—and some returned; it has seen the arrival of grandchildren, the fall of Detroit’s East Side, and the loss of a father. The house still stands despite abandoned lots, an embattled city, and the inevitable shift outward to the suburbs. But now, as ailing matriarch Viola finds herself forced to leave her home and move in with her eldest son, the family discovers that the house is worth just a tenth of its mortgage. The Turner children are called home to decide its fate and to reckon with how each of their pasts haunts—and shapes—their family’s future.

Praised by Ayana Mathis as “utterly moving” and “un-putdownable,” The Turner House brings us a colorful, complicated brood full of love and pride, sacrifice and unlikely inheritances. It’s a striking examination of the price we pay for our dreams and futures, and the ways in which our families bring us home.

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Обложка книги The White House Connection The White House Connection

 Автор: Higgins Jack

 Серия: Sean Dillon

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер

Обложка книги The Widow's House The Widow's House

 Автор: Abraham Daniel

 Серия: The Dagger and the Coin

 Жанр: Старинное, Старинная литература

Обложка книги The Yellow House The Yellow House

 Автор: OGrady Emily

 Жанр: Проза, Современная проза


WINNER of the 2018 The Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award

Even before I knew anything about Granddad Les, Wally and me sometimes dared each other to see how close to the knackery we could get. It was way out in the bottom paddock, and Dad had banned us from going further than the dam. Wally said it was because the whole paddock was haunted. He said he could see ghosts wisping in the grass like sheets blown from the washing line. But even then I knew for sure that was a lie.

Ten-year-old Cub lives with her parents, older brother Cassie, and twin brother Wally on a lonely property bordering an abandoned cattle farm and knackery. Their lives are shadowed by the infamous actions of her Granddad Les in his yellow weatherboard house, just over the fence.

Although Les died twelve years ago, his notoriety has grown in Cub’s lifetime and the local community have ostracised the whole family.

When Cub’s estranged aunt Helena and cousin Tilly move next door into the yellow house, the secrets the family want to keep buried begin to bubble to the surface. And having been kept in the dark about her grandfather’s crimes, Cub is now forced to come to terms with her family’s murky history.

The Yellow House is a powerful novel about loyalty and betrayal; about the legacies of violence and the possibilities of redemption.

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Обложка книги Venom House Venom House

 Автор: Upfield Arthur W

 Серия: Bony

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Классический детектив

Обложка книги White House White House

 Автор: Hagberg David

 Серия: Kirk McGarvey

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер


On American soil, a terrorist bomb explodes at a Georgetown restaurant, killing CIA operative Kirk MGarvey's girlfriend and wounding his daughter. Now Mcgarvey seeks vengeance while at the same time struggling with the growing crisis in the Far East where a mysterious underground nuclear explosion has destroyed a power station off the coast of North Korea.

From the corridors of power in Washington to the Japanese space launch center at Tanegashima, White House tells a gripping story of suspense about one man's race to sabotage a cunning terrorist operation before it eliminates the White House — and everyone he loves.

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Обложка книги Wife in a slave house Wife in a slave house

 Автор: Allen Donna

 Серия: Bondage house

 Жанр: Домоводство (Дом и семья), Эротика, Секс

Обложка книги Winter House Winter House

 Автор: ’Connell Carol

 Жанр: Детективы и Триллеры, Детектив


When a known serial killer is found with shears sticking out of his chest and an ice pick in his hand, Kathy Mallory and her NYPD Special Crimes partner Detective Sgt. Riker are called in to investigate. One of the occupants of Winter House, the scene of the crime, is 70-year-old Nedda Winter, who immediately confesses to the killing, claiming; it was self-defence.

Murder solved, case closed. It s even poetic justice.

However Nedda Winter is in fact the most famous lost child in NYPD historv, missing for almost sixty years, thought to he kidnapped following the massacre of her family… with an ice pick.

As Mallory and her official and unofficial partners, Riker and Charles Butler, delve into the familys history, a remarkable story begins to emerge – one of murderous greed and family horror, abandonment and loss, revenge and twisted love – a ghost story peopled by all-too-real flesh and blood. But Winter House doesn’t give up its dead so easily, and Mallory will have to reopen the original investigation in order to try and stop the murderer from finishing what they started.

Intricate plotting, resonant characters and incisive prose make Winter House O’Connell’s most powerful and most astonishing novel to date.

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Обложка книги Your House Is on Fire, Your Children All Gone Your House Is on Fire, Your Children All Gone

 Автор: Kiesbye Stefan

 Жанр: Фантастика, Ужасы и Мистика


The village of Hemmersmoor is a place untouched by time and shrouded in superstition: There is the grand manor house whose occupants despise the villagers, the small pub whose regulars talk of revenants, the old mill no one dares to mention. This is where four young friends come of age—in an atmosphere thick with fear and suspicion. Their innocent games soon bring them face-to-face with the village’s darkest secrets in this eerily dispassionate, astonishingly assured novel, evocative of Stephen King’s classic short story “Children of the Corn” and infused with the spirit of the Brothers Grimm.

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Обложка книги Английский с Эдгаром По. Падение дома Ашеров / Edgar Allan Poe. The Fall of the House of Usher Английский с Эдгаром По. Падение дома Ашеров / Edgar Allan Poe. The Fall of the House of Usher

 Автор: По Эдгар Аллан, Бессонов Андрей

 Жанр:


В предлагаемый сборник вошли мистические новеллы Эдгара Аллана По (1809–1849), повествующие о самых темных и загадочных сторонах человеческой натуры. Рассказы адаптированы (без упрощения текста оригинала) по методу Ильи Франка. Уникальность метода заключается в том, что запоминание слов и выражений происходит за счет их повторяемости, без заучивания и необходимости использовать словарь.

Пособие способствует эффективному освоению языка, может служить дополнением к учебной программе. Предназначено для широкого круга лиц, изучающих английский язык и интересующихся английской культурой.

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Обложка книги Вечный дом / The House that Stood Still [= А дом стоит себе спокойно…; Обитель вечности] Вечный дом / The House that Stood Still [= А дом стоит себе спокойно…; Обитель вечности]

 Автор: Ван Вогт Альфред

 Серия:

 Жанр: Фантастика, Научная Фантастика


Стоит себе Дом, обещающий вечную жизнь. Стоит тысячи и тысячи лет. Вокруг разворачиваются страсти, кому быть во главе Дома.

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Обложка книги Доктор Хаус (House, M.D.). Жгут! Доктор Хаус (House, M.D.). Жгут!

 Автор: Мхом Эдуард, Масленников Роман

 Жанр: Документальная литература, Документальная литература


Цитаты, мысли, диалоги, афоризмы работы и быта врачей, максимы жизни и остроты героев телесериала «Доктор Хаус».


Идея проекта: Роман Масленников.

Авторский коллектив: Роман Масленников и Эдуард Мхом.

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Обложка книги Тюрьма (The Prison House) Тюрьма (The Prison House)

 Автор: Кинг Джон

 Жанр: Проза, Контркультура


Описанная в новом романе Кинга террор и паранойя тюремной жизни. В которую врезаны воспоминания главного героя о его детстве и путешествиях – реальные и воображаемые, – стирают грань между невинностью и грехом, преступлением и наказанием, реальностью и фантазией. Этот роман повествует по большей части о воли человека к выживанию, так же как и о неизменной тяге к злу Жестокое, предельно натуралистичное произведение – “завет нового человека” человеческому духу и его возможностям. В котором вопреки всему сохраняется надежда и идея любви.

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