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Year of publication: 2012
Phil Geusz LAGRANGE A Novella I We live in an age of true space exploitation, Commodore Tottson said, winding up his formal speech. An age where ordinary people can and do live out their entire lives in habitats such as this magnificent Lagrange station without ever stopping to think about the fact that they are immersed in the most hostile environment ever colonized by Mankind. The distinguished explorer smiled, displaying a perfect set of teeth that contrasted nicely with his midnight-black ...
Year of publication: 2018
Wolfe Frank NUREMBERGS VOICE of DOOM THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE CHIEF INTERPRETER AT HISTORYS GREATEST TRIALS Edited by Paul Hooley DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF WOLFE FRANK INTRODUCTION In 2015 retired panel beater and paint sprayer Mike Dilliway was about to move home. During the course of clearing out his property he came across some six to eight cardboard boxes, a number of files and two briefcases crammed full of assorted papers mostly in English but some in German that he had not thought about ...
Keywords: HISTORY Military World War II
Year of publication: 2016
Topher Bradshaw INHUMANITY A Short Novel I would like to thank my husband Hector for putting up with my crazy stories, and encouraging me to take the path others refuse to take. Chapter 1: Preparations Like This, Are Not for the Faint of Heart Its not the damp darkness or the smell of decaying materials surrounding me that bothers me tonight, its the fact that Ive planned this night for so long, and that the feeling of compassion has yet to arrive. I dont feel any remorse for my planned behavior ...
Keywords: Crime Death Murder revenge torture
Year of publication: 0
Alan Judd The Devils Own Work First published in 1991 Winner of that years Guardian Fiction Award Chapter 1 I had it, you see, from Edward himself though not all at once and never, I am sure, all of it. I dont suppose anyone could tell it all, except perhaps Eudoxie, and she was is part of the problem. The origins pre-date my marriage and Edwards fame. I now regard that time as our first youth but it seemed to us then, fresh from university and in London, the time of entry into full estate. ...
Year of publication: 1992
Ross Thomas Voodoo, Ltd. One The two-passenger car that raced through Malibu shortly after 5 A.M. on New Years Day at speeds exceeding 82 miles per hour was an almost new Mercedes-Benz 500SL with an out-the-door price of 101,414.28. It was driven with one hand, the left, by the not quite beautiful hyphenate, Ione Gamble, whose blood alcohol level would later be measured at 0.16, proving her to be quite drunk, legally and otherwise, for the second time in her life. The actress-director, whose two ...
Year of publication: 1930
Ellery Queen The French Powder Mystery Foreword EDITORS NOTE: A foreword appeared in Mr. Queens last detective novel written by a gentleman designating himself as J. J. McC. The publishers did not then, nor do they now, know the identity of this friend of the two Queens. In deference to the authors wish, however, Mr. McC. has been kind enough to pen once more a prefatory note to his friends new novel, and this note appears below. I have followed the fortunes of the Queens, father and son, with ...
Year of publication: 2017
We Are Okay Nina LaCour For Kristyn, more now than ever, and in memory of my grandfather, Joseph LaCour, forever in my heart Сhapter one BEFORE HANNAH LEFT, she asked if I was sure Id be okay. She had already waited an hour past when the doors were closed for winter break, until everyone but the custodians were gone. She had folded a load of laundry, written an email, searched her massive psychology textbook for answers to the final exam questions to see if she had gotten them right. She had run ...
Year of publication: 1971
Paul Kavanagh The Triumph of Evil This book is dedicated to Miles Dorn, James Travis, Erno Vacek, Miller Harris, Hans Neumann, and several others, who in turn are dedicated to Miss Jocelyn Perry. Talk in French when you dont know the English for a thing, turn out your toes as you walk, and remember who you are. THE RED QUEEN All that is required for the triumph of evil is for good men to do something wrong. MILES DORN One When the doorbell rang, he was sitting at the kitchen table drinking tea ...
Year of publication: 1972
Evan Hunter Every Little Crook and Nanny THIS IS FOR VIVIAN AND JACK FARREN 1: Benny Napkins It was a gorgeous Wednesday in August, of which there had not been too many in New York this summer. It reminded Benny Napkins of the good old days in Chicago, back in the sixties, when he had been in the garbage and linen profession. Not the winters in Chicago, no, because to tell the truth those had not been so pleasant, having to hang onto ropes tied to office buildings to keep from getting blown off ...
Year of publication: 2018
Keigo Higashino Newcomer Cast of Characters Mineko Mitsui victim Kyoichiro Kaga detective, Nihonbashi Precinct OMAKARA, THE RICE CRACKER SHOP Satoko Kamikawa grandmother Naho Kamikawa granddaughter Fumitaka Kamikawa son of Satoko and father of Naho Shinichi Takura insurance agent MATSUYA, A TRADITIONAL JAPANESE RESTAURANT Yoriko manager and co-owner Taiji co-owner with his wife, Yoriko Shuhei apprentice Katsuya apprentice YANAGISAWAS CHINA SHOP Naoya Yanagisawa husband and son Maki ...
Year of publication: 1999
Joe Gores Cases For DORI The Wind Beneath My Wings And in memory of The sunshine and shadow of these early years If they werent exactly as I remember them they should have been In going where you have to go, and doing what you have to do, and seeing what you have to see, you dull and blunt the instrument you write with. But I would rather have it bent and dulled and know I had to put it on the grindstone again and hammer it into shape and put a whetstone to it, and know I had something to write ...
Erle Stanley Gardner
Year of publication: 1991
Erle Stanley Gardner The Adventures of Paul Pry The Crime Juggler Big Front Gilvray had one of the sweetest rackets in the world cinched until Paul Pry picked Mugs Magoo out of the gutter. Then was formed a strange partnership that made the big shots of the underworld look like a bunch of saps. To the casual observer, Paul Pry was merely a well-dressed young man, idling away a few minutes between spells of greater idleness. The faultless clothes, the highly polished cane, the air of utter ...
Year of publication: 2005
THE FALLEN LEAVES By Wilkie Collins To CAROLINE Experience of the reception of The Fallen Leaves by intelligent readers, who have followed the course of the periodical publication at home and abroad, has satisfied me that the design of the work speaks for itself, and that the scrupulous delicacy of treatment, in certain portions of the story, has been as justly appreciated as I could wish. Having nothing to explain, and so far as my choice of subject is concerned nothing to excuse, I leave my ...
Keywords: London (England) -- Fiction Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Year of publication: 1999
THE EVIL GENIUS A DOMESTIC STORY By Wilkie Collins Affectionately Dedicated to Holman Hunt BEFORE THE STORY. Miss Westerfields Education 1. The Trial. THE gentlemen of the jury retired to consider their verdict. Their foreman was a person doubly distinguished among his colleagues. He had the clearest head, and the readiest tongue. For once the right man was in the right place. Of the eleven jurymen, four showed their characters on the surface. They were: The hungry juryman, who wanted his ...
Keywords: Divorce -- Fiction England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Ship captains -- Fiction Women -- Social conditions -- Fiction
Year of publication: 2013
THE DEAD SECRET BOOK I. CHAPTER I. THE TWENTY-THIRD OF AUGUST, 1829. Will she last out the night, I wonder Look at the clock, Mathew. Ten minutes past twelve She has lasted the night out. She has lived, Robert, to see ten minutes of the new day. These words were spoken in the kitchen of a large country-house situated on the west coast of Cornwall. The speakers were two of the men-servants composing the establishment of Captain Treverton, an officer in the navy, and the eldest male representative ...
Keywords: Cornwall (England : County) -- Fiction Gothic fiction (Literary genre) Illegitimate children -- Fiction Inheritance and succession -- Fiction Mothers and daughters -- Fiction