Keywords: Mystery

Island of Fear

Island of Fear


David Holman

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2019

David Holman Island of Fear For my girls. Part 1 The Praying Mantis Chapter 1 The chambermaid burst through the door, almost sending retired Air Commodore Sir Alistair Higgins tumbling down the stairs. Thankfully, his bulky six-foot frame prevented him from a fall which would have most certainly made him miss the parade. At that moment, he was grateful for his life-long hearty appetite. He looked angrily at her, staring into her eyes for an apology, watery eyes that seemed to gaze straight ...

Keywords: Aviation Espionage Mystery Private Investigators Technothriller Thriller
Countdown to Terror

Countdown to Terror


David Holman

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

David Holman Countdown to Terror For Kirstie, You are always there for me Part One Prospero Chapter 1 There was no sign of the black Ford Consul which had been chasing Karl Ruger through the early rising mists of the April morning. Had choosing to use the labyrinth of small alleyways that weaved around this South London estate, enabled him to evade it In the breaking dawn light, the 46 year old rocket engineer was exhausted. He spread out his hands onto a wall a fly-poster of McKennas Gold, the ...

Keywords: Aviation Espionage Mystery Private Investigators Technothriller Thriller
Cat Sitter Among the Pigeons

Cat Sitter Among the Pigeons


Clement, Blaize

ISBN: 9781410436238
Year of publication: 2010

Cat Among the Pigeons Cat Among the Pigeons Cat Among the Pigeons Cat Among the Pigeons Prologue - SUMMER TERM It was the opening day of the summer term at Meadowbank school. The late afternoon sun shone down on the broad gravel sweep in front of the house. The front door was flung hospitably wide and, just within it, admirably suited to irs Georgian proportions, stood Miss Vansittart, every hair in place, wearing an impeccably cut coat and skirt. Some parents who knew no better had taken her ...

Keywords: Mystery
Submerged

Submerged


Thomas F Monteleone

ISBN: 9781619230934
Year of publication: 2016

Thomas F. Monteleone Submerged Which way I fly is hell myself am hell And in the lowest depth a lower deep Still threatning to devour me opens wide, To which the hell I suffer seems a Heavn. John Milton, Paradise Lost I could not help feeling that they were evil things mountains of madness whose farther slopes looked out over some accursed ultimate abyss. H.P. Lovecraft, At the Mountains of Madness Part One Chapter One Kapitaenleutnant Erich Heinz Bruckner U-5001, Somewhere at sea Late April, ...

Keywords: Horror Mystery Nazi Secrets Submarines Thriller
End Game

End Game


Robert Stanek

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Robert Stanek End Game Also by Robert Stanek Ruin Mist Chronicles Dragons of the Hundred Worlds Keeper Martins Tale Kingdom Alliance Fields of Honor Mark of the Dragon Guardians of the Dragon Realms Scott Evers Thrillers The Pieces of the Puzzle The Cards in the Deck The Pawns on the Board The Players in the Game After the Machines This Mortal Coil The Secret of Us Acknowledgments I would like to thank my writing group, my editors, and my publishers for their many years of support. A writer cant ...

Keywords: Espionage Literature & Fiction Military Thriller Mystery & Thriller NSA Spies & Politics Technothriller Thriller
Heartland

Heartland


Ana Simo

ISBN: 9781632061508
Year of publication: 2018

Ana Simo HEARTLAND 1 Blue Ribbon It all began in the summer of 1976 when I won the Blue Ribbon at Elmira Countys Junior Progymnasmata with Benbassa, an inadvertently anti-Semitic fable. In the first of a long series of obfuscations about my person, I pretended to be fifteen to qualify for the contest, when I was just eleven years, seven months, three days and seventeen hours old. At the time I composed Benbassa, I didnt know any Jews, unless one counted the sweltering Rafael Cohen, which no one ...

Keywords: 9/11 novel alternate future Ana Maria Simo books about race Cuban-American authors debut novel dyke fiction dystopian fiction dystopian satire immigrant novel lesbian activist Lesbian Avengers lesbian fiction murder mystery New Racialism pulp noir novels queer fiction Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing sci-fi dystopia telenovela novels
Total Sarcasm

Total Sarcasm


Dan Ames

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Total Sarcasm by Dan Ames Death by Sarcasm Mary Cooper Mystery 1 by Dan Ames Sarcasm is the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded. Fyodor Dostoyevsky Sarcasm is the language of the devil. Thomas Carlyle Theres a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore looking like an idiot. Steven Wright Chapter One Instead of the local rats, a team of crime scene technicians scurried around the grimy alley, popping ...

Keywords: Mystery Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Police Procedurals Women Sleuths
The Moonstone

The Moonstone


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2006

THE MOONSTONE A Romance by Wilkie Collins PROLOGUE THE STORMING OF SERINGAPATAM 1799 Extracted from a Family Paper I address these lineswritten in Indiato my relatives in England. My object is to explain the motive which has induced me to refuse the right hand of friendship to my cousin, John Herncastle. The reserve which I have hitherto maintained in this matter has been misinterpreted by members of my family whose good opinion I cannot consent to forfeit. I request them to suspend their ...

Keywords: Country homes -- Fiction East Indians -- England -- Fiction England -- Fiction Jewelry theft -- Fiction Mystery fiction Police -- England -- Fiction
The Law and the Lady

The Law and the Lady


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1999

THE LAW AND THE LADY by Wilkie Collins NOTE: ADDRESSED TO THE READER. IN offering this book to you, I have no Preface to write. I have only to request that you will bear in mind certain established truths, which occasionally escape your memory when you are reading a work of fiction. Be pleased, then, to remember First: That the actions of human beings are not invariably governed by the laws of pure reason. Secondly: That we are by no means always in the habit of bestowing our love on the objects ...

Keywords: England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Married people -- Fiction Mystery fiction
Travesty

Travesty


Austin Aragon

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Austin Aragon TRAVESTY Authors Note Writing is fun, getting paid for it is not. Or better said, its not easy whatsoever to make money off it, and more so its not really fun to turn a passion into a job. This book was rejected by numerous agents for being too controversial in todays subjective market. Well I suspect the other side of that coin is that I am also a new author, but I do like to think that they only mean this current novel is too radical or touchynot my writing So with a dead end ...

Keywords: Military Mystery Suspense
Pouncing on Murder

Pouncing on Murder


Laurie Cass

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Praise for the National Bestselling Bookmobile Cat Mysteries Charming.... Librarian Minnie Hamilton is kindhearted, loyal, and resourceful. And her furry sidekick, Eddie, is equal parts charm and cat-titude. Fans of cozy mysteriesand catswill want to add this series to their must-read lists. New York Times bestselling author Sofie Kelly With humor and panache, Cass delivers an intriguing mystery and interesting characters. Bristol Herald Courier VA A pleasurable, funny read. Minnie is a delight ...

Keywords: Mystery
Candles Burning

Candles Burning


Tabitha King
Michael McDowell

ISBN: 9780425215708
Year of publication: 2007

Tabitha King and Michael McDowell CANDLES BURNING For Michael Acknowledgments This novel is a collaboration. Michael McDowell began it a decade ago. He died before he could finish it. His editor, Susan Allison, approached me through my agent, Ralph Vicinanza, with the idea of completing it. I was immediately intrigued. The manuscript and the notes that Michael left were incomplete, but he had carried the story forward several hundred pages. The story as I completed it is not the story that ...

Keywords: Ghosts Mystery Thriller and Suspense
Babylon

Babylon


Yasmina Reza

ISBN: 9781609808334
Year of publication: 2018

Babylon Yasmina Reza Translated by Linda Asher for Didier Martiny The world isnt tidy its a mess. I dont try to make it neat. GARRY WINOGRAND Hes against a wall, in the street. Standing there in suit and tie. He has ears that stick out, a frightened glance, short white hair. Hes thin, narrow shoulders. Hes holding out a maga-zine with the word awake on it. The photo caption reads Jehovahs WitnessLos Angeles. The picture dates from 1955. He looked like a little boy. Hes been dead a long time. He ...

Keywords: crime and mystery french crime novel literary fiction literary fiction in translation literature in translation memory fiction murder mystery murder romance novel in translation Prix Renaudot
The Glinkov Extraction

The Glinkov Extraction


Brian Drake

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Brian Drake THE GLINKOV EXTRACTION A Scott Stiletto Thriller Chapter One Somewhere in New York IT WAS the kind of murder Siyana Antonova would have done free of charge. But she never killed anybody without getting paid. She sat in the living room of a large mansion outside New York City, the property owned by a rich Russian couple who were hosting a small political fund-raiser. Ravil Zubarev was the guest of honor, a speaker sent from Moscow to bring back whatever donations he could obtain for ...

Keywords: Action Mystery Thriller
Laurie Cass - Bookmobile Cat 02 - Tailing a Tabby

Laurie Cass - Bookmobile Cat 02 - Tailing a Tabby


Laurie Cass

ISBN: 0451415477
Year of publication: 2014

PRAISE FOR LENDING A PAW A charming start to the new Bookmobile Cat series. Librarian Minnie Hamilton is kindhearted, loyal, and resourceful. And her furry sidekick, Eddie, is equal parts charm and cat-titude. New York Times bestselling author Sofie Kelly Lending a Paw is a pleasurable, funny read. Minnie is a delight as a heroine, and Eddie could make even a staunch dog lover more of a cat fan. RT Book Reviews This first in the series charms with a likable heroine, feisty and opinionated cat, ...

Keywords: Mystery: Cozy - Bookmobile - Cat - Michigan

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