New PDF release: Fateful Day, The: A mystery set in Roman Britain (A Libertus

By Rosemary Rowe

ISBN-10: 0727884395

ISBN-13: 9780727884398

ISBN-10: 1847515460

ISBN-13: 9781847515469

A compelling new secret for Libertus, set opposed to the backdrop of the Roman Empire in turmoil and struggling with for its
survival . . .

Libertus is passing the villa of his client, Marcus Septimus Aurelius, while he sees an intricate traveling carriage which has pulled up outdoor and is now blockading the line. Recognising that this can be a major customer, Libertus techniques the carriage, aspiring to clarify that Marcus is away, long gone to Rome to go to his outdated buddy Pertinax, who has lately been put in as Emperor. notwithstanding, for his efforts, Libertus in its place gets a torrent of abuse and the carriage-driver nearly runs him down as he departs.

Libertus is improperly shaken, yet is going again to the villa tomorrow to determine why there has been no gate-keeper in facts to accommodate the stranger. There he reveals a grotesque discovery: the fellow is useless and placing in his hut, and not one of the different house-slaves are to be stumbled on. Worse issues are to stick with as information arrives from Rome on the way to flip the lives, not just of Libertus and his relatives, however the complete Empire the other way up . . .

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New PDF release: Cocaína (Narrativa Extranjera) (Spanish Edition)

By Massimo Carlotto,Gianrico Carofiglio,Giancarlo De Cataldo,Nicolás Pastor

ISBN-10: 8415996845

ISBN-13: 9788415996842

l. a. diosa blanca nos sigue como una sombra de un modo tan evidente que acaba por hacerse invisible. los angeles literatura es el medio que devuelve los angeles visibilidad perdida. Un policía descubre que combatir contra una banda de narcos es l. a. mejor manera de estar solo. Una mujer, sentada en un bar, evoca una dolorosa historia de amor y dependencia. Un joven financiero negocia con el Cártel de Sinaloa en nombre de una familia famosa…
Esta es una obra a tres voces. En el primer relato, "La pista de Campagna", Carlotto recupera a su personaje estrella «el inspector Campagna», para construir una trama donde se refleja como los angeles lucha del estado democrático -sólo en apariencia- contra el narcotráfico se ha convertido en una guerra sucia. En el segundo, "La velocidad del ángel", Carofiglio se centra en las consecuencias que l. a. cocaína es capaz de producir. El tercero, "El baile del polvo", lleva hasta las últimas consecuencias l. a. mirada panorámica y articula una historia que recorre el camino de los angeles droga desde su origen hasta que se transforma en dinero negro. En los angeles historia interviene un paisaje humano tan extenso que acaba por convertir al problema en fenómeno y al fenómeno en normalidad.

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Michael Boylan's Georgia: A Trilogy--Part Two (Arche Book 3) PDF

By Michael Boylan

ISBN-10: 069281096X

ISBN-13: 9780692810965

The booklet starts off on an idyllic observe: it truly is overdue summer season and time for the Bella County reasonable. yet issues warmth up among John Dow and Victor Stuart as every one vies for the nice want of Julia Vandercamp. Tensions elevate fueled via the tentacles of a starting to be geared up crime presence. while occasions spin uncontrolled there's a manhunt for the suspect. Will he be stuck through the lynch mob? Will the genuine wrongdoer break out with it? in the back of all of it is the farm supervisor, Jefferson John Brown, African American philosopher-detective. Can he be triumphant opposed to all odds?

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Download e-book for kindle: Der Schwur der Schlange (Der Marchese 2) (German Edition) by Barbara Drucker

By Barbara Drucker

ISBN-10: 3743188767

ISBN-13: 9783743188761

Liebe und Ehre. Loyalität und Verrat. Im Geheimbund der Schlangen tobt ein gnadenloser Machtkampf.

Ende 18. Jahrhundert. Der Marchese brennt darauf, seine Karriere im Schlangenorden voranzutreiben, da bietet sich ihm eine einmalige Gelegenheit: Er soll ausgerechnet den Mann beschützen, der seinen Aufstieg blockiert. Er kommt einer Verschwörung in den eigenen Reihen auf die Spur, die Grenzen zwischen Freund und Feind verschwimmen, und er droht alles zu verlieren, used to be ihm lieb und teuer ist.

Der zweite historische mystery um den Marchese della Motta. Ein Mantel-und-Degen-Roman um einen charismatischen Spion, zerrissen zwischen Liebe, Pflichterfüllung und dem Ringen, sich selbst treu zu bleiben.

Als Schlangenkrieger schwört der Marchese della Motta, alle Mitglieder des Geheimbundes mit seinem Leben zu beschützen. Dieser Schwur wird auf eine harte Probe gestellt, als er Giovanni Marconi in Sicherheit bringen soll, denn Marconi bekleidet nicht nur den Rang, den er selbst im Schlangenorden einnehmen will, sondern begegnet ihm auch mit unverhohlenem Hass. Trotzdem schmuggelt er Marconi in einem wahren Husarenstück aus Straßburg und flieht mit ihm nach Deutschland. Sein Erzfeind Leone setzt sich ebenso auf ihre Fährte wie Cesare Scarlatti, der oberste Schlangenkrieger.

Während er Marconi vor den Feinden verbirgt, versucht der Marchese erneut, die Hand seiner großen Liebe zu gewinnen. Doch die Umstände haben sich gravierend geändert, und unvermutet sieht er sich einem Rivalen und einer scenario gegenüber, die ihn in seinen bisherigen Überzeugungen erschüttert.

(Der Band kann auch ohne Vorkenntnisse von Band 1 gelesen werden.)

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Pittsburg Landing - download pdf or read online

By Robert Burns Clark

ISBN-10: 0985537507

ISBN-13: 9780985537500

***2012 San Francisco booklet pageant: Honorable point out quite often Fiction***

Pittsburg touchdown is a robust tale headquartered at the brutal Civil conflict conflict of an analogous identify, additionally identified through the Union moniker as Shiloh, which was once fought April 6-7, 1862. yet, Pittsburg touchdown is way greater than only a Civil warfare novel—it is a continuing melding of precise characters and occasions from the Civil battle period, displaying how genuine kids, husbands, better halves and enthusiasts have been tormented by these brutal occasions. Pittsburg touchdown is as attractive because it is stirring, with advanced characters and masterful storytelling that places the reader correct in the midst of essentially the most tragic sessions in our nation's history.

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Vor dem Tod sind alle gleich: Historischer Kriminalroman - download pdf or read online

By Peter Tremayne,Friedrich Baadke

ISBN-10: 374662018X

ISBN-13: 9783746620183

Schwester Fidelma ist ins Reich des Königs von Laigin geeilt, um Bruder Eadulf, ihrem engsten Freund und Vertrauten zu helfen, der dort unter Mordverdacht steht. Schon am nächsten Morgen soll er gehängt werden. Fidelma, fest von seiner Unschuld überzeugt, versucht erst einmal, Berufung gegen das offenbar vorschnell ausgesprochene Todesurteil einzulegen. Doch die Mächtigen in der Stadt und der großen Abtei haben viel zu verbergen und scheinen größeres Interesse an Eadulfs Tod als an der Wahrheit zu haben. Ein Fall, bei dem es für Fidelma um alles oder nichts geht.

"Eine der interessantesten Detektivinnen der letzten Jahre."

Ellery Queen secret Magazin

"Brilliant gestalteter Hintergrund ... Wunderbar assoziativ."

The Times

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New PDF release: Squeeze Play in Beantown (Beantown Mystery Series Book 2)

By G.S. Rowe

ISBN-10: 1929763050

ISBN-13: 9781929763054

Squeeze Play in Beantown revolves round an try to result in Sunday baseball to 19th century Boston, the place sport at the Sabbath was once prohibited via legislations. Rowe’s protagonist, Will Beaman, seeks to have the nationwide League’s Boston Beaneaters play the Cincinnati Reds on a Sunday past due within the torrid 1897 pennant race among Boston and Baltimore. Frederic Remington’s first exhibition of his western paintings, feminist Emma Goldman's push for radical reforms, John F. “Honey Fitz” Fitzgerald’s ambition to be mayor of Boston, and England’s go back of the well-known William Bradford background of Plymouth Colony to Massachusetts give you the backdrop for Will Beaman’s scheme. The 1897 Boston Beaneaters additionally play very important roles. Dr. Rowe’s education as an historian serves him good as he faithfully recreates lifestyles and love and secret within the bustling streets of overdue 19th century Boston.

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Read e-book online When Falcons Fall (Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery) PDF

By C. S. Harris

ISBN-10: 0451471172

ISBN-13: 9780451471178

The much-anticipated new entrée within the Sebastian St. Cyr “simply elegant”* historic secret sequence, from the nationwide bestselling writer of Who Buries the Dead and Why Kings Confess.

Ayleswick-on-Teme, 1813. Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, has come to this possible peaceable Shropshire village to honor a slain good friend and on a quest to benefit extra approximately his personal ancestry. but if the physique of a beautiful widow is located at the banks of the River Teme, a bottle of laudanum at her aspect, the village’s green new Justice of the Peace turns to St. Cyr for help.
shortly, Sebastian realizes that Emma probability didn't, honestly, take her personal existence. much less effortless to parent is precisely how she died, and why. For as Sebastian and Hero quickly notice, Emma used to be hiding either her real identification and her actual purposes for touring to Ayleswick. additionally troubling are the machinations of Lucien Bonaparte, the estranged brother of the megalomaniac French Emperor Napoleon. Held captive less than the British government’s watchful eye, the more youthful Bonaparte is stressed, bold, and treacherous.
Sebastian’s research takes on new urgency whilst he discovers that Emma was once no longer the 1st, or maybe the second one, appealing younger lady within the village to die less than suspicious situations. domestic to the eerie ruins of an old monastery, Ayleswick finds itself to be a gloomy and hazardous position of secrets and techniques that experience festered one of the villagers for decades—and a violent earlier which may be hooked up to Sebastian’s personal unsettling origins. And as he faces his such a lot diabolical opponent ever, he's compelled to think about what malevolence he’s keen to embody for you to break a killer.

*Lisa Gardner

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Download e-book for iPad: El secreto de Turandot (Spanish Edition) by Elisa Santos

By Elisa Santos

ISBN-10: 8416824282

ISBN-13: 9788416824281

Es el día del estreno de los angeles ópera Tannhauser
de Wagner y acaba de terminar l. a. representación.
Sobre el escenario, el barítono, de nombre Lucien,
está siendo merecidamente ovacionado por el
público. En un momento dado fija l. a. mirada en una
de las primeras butacas y allí descubre a una hermosa
mujer que le resulta universal. Algo en su inside le dice
que l. a. conoce pero es incapaz de recordar quién es. Se
cruzan las miradas varias veces y ella le sonríe. ¿Quién
es esa misteriosa dama que igualmente parece conocerle
a él? Un instante antes de caer el telón ella le muestra
un libro. Cuando cesan los aplausos del público, Lucien
baja corriendo hasta el asiento pero l. a. mujer ya no está.
Sin embargo le ha dejado algo, se trata de un libro que
esconde un mensaje en su inside. Un mensaje que el
propio Lucien había escrito veinte años atrás: «Violeta,
Sangre, Turandot», cube l. a. nota.

La novela es un viaje en el tiempo, un viaje a
una etapa muy importante en l. a. vida de Lucien, donde
él mismo nos cuenta en primera personality —a modo de
confesión a veces desgarradora, a veces entrañable y
divertida— sus intentos por saber quién es Violeta.

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Download e-book for iPad: Grand Menteur by Jean Marc Ah-Sen

By Jean Marc Ah-Sen

ISBN-10: 1771661305

ISBN-13: 9781771661300

the key international of Mauritian street-gangs isn't for the faint of center. Fraught with peril and mischief, its internal workings are a secret to the daughter of 1 of its such a lot valued participants: Serge, the Grand Menteur. A liar of outstanding quality whose sole accountability is to purposefully confuse police with alibis, the Menteur fears for the felony destiny he has unwittingly brought into his daughter's existence, whilst her transparent knack for violence draws the awareness of senior gang members.

Mauritian Kreol, English, and French mix jointly right into a heady brew of language in Grand Menteur. Written in a nuanced variety reflecting the island-nation's convoluted heritage of colonialism, this debut novel through Jean Marc Ah-Sen sheds an unflinching gentle at the poverty and down-and-out trouble of a shadow classification of immigrants from the Nineteen Forties to the '80s.

Their tale, with components of child/parent family and the tumultuous feelings tied to leaving domestic for greener pastures, will resonate with readers acquainted with diasporic fiction, experience and travelogue writing, and 'lock, inventory and barrel' British crime fiction.

Praise for Grand Menteur:

"Jean Marc Ah-Sen's Grand Menteur is a stunning reveal of diction, choked with Mauritian Kreol, Latin tags and masterful English, with very good narrative momentum. From the island of Mauritius to the island of britain and later, homeless shelters in Toronto, it's a attention-grabbing tale of Mauritian road gangs, emigration, capers that don’t pay, and a father-daughter courting like no different. Jean Marc Ah-Sen’s Grand Menteur is voice-driven fiction at its lyrical best."
—John Goldbach, writer of The satan and The Detective

“What an odd and impressive booklet — it reads like a magic trick no one’s ever performed prior to or a fantasy of a delusion — it’s too mysterious, too unique, too humorous, too natural, too profound to be the paintings of a mortal being.” — Lee Henderson

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