Keywords: Mystery

Out of the Dark

Out of the Dark


Gregg Hurwitz

ISBN: 9781250120441
Year of publication: 2019

Gregg Hurwitz Out of the Dark Dedication To my intimidatingly astute copyeditor, Maureen Sugden Who for sixteen novels has raised my game and saved me from countless embarrassments with razor-sharp wit and feather-soft nuance Prologue: Perennial Rain 1997 Evan is nineteen, fresh off the plane, trained up, mission-ready. And yet untested. His first assignment as Orphan X. He adjusts rapidly to this foreign place, a city with drizzly rain, imperious ministry buildings, and men who kiss on both ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Crime Espionage Fiction General International Mystery & Crime Military Mystery & Detective Suspense Thriller War & Military
Hellbent

Hellbent


Gregg Hurwitz

ISBN: 9781250119186
Year of publication: 2018

Gregg Hurwitz Hellbent Dedication To Gary and Karen Messing and Darra and Zach Brewer. You dont get to choose your family, but sometimes you luck out. Epigraph And now that you dont have to be perfect, you can be good. John Steinbeck, East of Eden Evans scuffed knuckles, a fetching post-fight shade of eggplant, ledged the steering wheel. His nose was freshly broken, leaking a trickle of crimson. Nothing bad, more a shifting along old fault lines. He inspected his nose in the rearview, then ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Crime Espionage Fiction General International Mystery & Crime Military Mystery & Detective Suspense Thrillers War & Military
MAD Librarian

MAD Librarian


Michael Guillebeau

ISBN: 9780997205527
Year of publication: 2017

Michael Guillebeau MAD LIBRARIAN YOU GOTTA FIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHT TO LIBRARY dedication, and all that THIS IS A BOOK of fantasy. But it is about a race of fantastic creatures who actually inhabit some of the most underfunded and overworked places in our often-dirty real world. Theyre called librarians, and, more and more, theyre called on to shoulder any burden the rest of us dont want. They sign up to work with books, and wind up looking after kids dropped off for day care from moms who cant find ...

Keywords: cozy mystery library activism
The Cat Who Had 14 Tales

The Cat Who Had 14 Tales


Lilian Jackson Braun

ISBN: 9780745113975
Year of publication: 1988

This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are either the product of the authors imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, business establishments, events or locales is entirely coincidental.THE CAT WHO HAD 14 TALESA Jove Book published by arrangement with the authorAll rights reserved. Copyright 1988 by Lilian Jackson Braun This book may not be reproduced in whole or part, by mimeograph or any other means, without ...

Keywords: Adult Humour Mystery
The Cat Who Went Bananas

The Cat Who Went Bananas


Lilian Jackson Braun

ISBN: 9780786273218
Year of publication: 2005

THE CAT WHO WENT BANANAS LILIAN JACKSON BRAUN, 2005 PROLOGUE Break a leg, Fran, honey Break a leg, Alden Break a leg, Derek, old boy It was opening night of the new play in Pickax City 400 miles north of everywhere, and the actors were receiving the traditional bonhomie from well-wishers. The theatre club was doing Oscar Wildes comedy of absurd upper-class manners: The Importance of Being Earnest. Fran Brodie, interior designer, was playing Gwendolen. The male lead was being done by Alden Wade, ...

Keywords: Animals Authors Biography & Autobiography Cat owners Cats Country life Detective Editors Fiction Fiction & related items Fiction - Mystery General General & Literary Fiction Jim (Fictitious cha Jim (Fictitious character) Journalists Juvenile Fiction Koko (Fictitious character) Large type books Millionaires Moose County (Imaginary place) Mystery Mystery & Detective Mystery & Detective - Cat Sleuths Mystery & Detective - General Pets Police Procedural Publishers Qwilleran Siamese cat Suspense Women Sleuths Yum Yum (Fictitious character Yum Yum (Fictitious character : Braun)
The Cat Who Talked Turkey

The Cat Who Talked Turkey


Lilian Jackson Braun

ISBN: 9780756952709
Year of publication: 2003

Contents ACKNOWLEDGMENTS PROLOGUE ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE SIX SEVEN EIGHT NINE TEN ELEVEN TWELVE THIRTEEN FOURTEEN FIFTEEN SIXTEEN SEVENTEEN RECIPES This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are either the product of the authors imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, business establishments, events or locales is entirely coincidental. The Cat Who......

Keywords: Adult Mystery
The Cat Who Brought Down the House

The Cat Who Brought Down the House


Lilian Jackson Braun

ISBN: 9780515136555
Year of publication: 2003

The Cat Who Brought Down the House Lilian Jackson Braun Chapter 1Who was Thelma Thackeray It was April first, and it sounded like an April Fools joke. Had anyone by that name ever lived in Moose County, 400 miles north of everywhere Yet, there it was, in black and whitein the newsbite column of the Moose County Something: RETURN OF THE NATIVE Thelma Thackeray, 82, a native of Moose County, has retired after a 55-year career in Hollywood, CA, and is returning to her native soil. Im coming home to ...

Keywords: Cat Owners Cats Country Life Fiction General Koko (Fictitious Character) Millionaires Moose County (Imaginary Place) Mystery & Detective Political Qwilleran; Jim (Fictitious Character) Yum Yum (Fictitious Character : Braun)
The Cat Who Robbed a Bank

The Cat Who Robbed a Bank


Lilian Jackson Braun

ISBN: 9780375408786
Year of publication: 2000

The Cat Who Robbed a Bank Lillan Jackson BraunOneIT WAS A SEPTEMBER to remember In Moose County 400 miles north of everywhere, plans were rife and hopes were high. First, the historic hotel in Pickax City, the county seat, was finally restored after the bombing of the previous year, and it would reopen with a new name, a new chef, and a gala reception. Then, a famous American who may or may not have slept there in 1895 was about to be honored with the citys first annual Mark Twain Festival. ...

Keywords: Cat owners Cats Country life Detective and mystery stories Fiction General Hotels Journalists Koko (Fictitious character) Large type books Millionaires Moose County (Imaginary place) Mystery & Detective Mystery fiction Qwilleran; Jim (Fictitious character) Siamese cat Thrillers Yum Yum (Fictitious character : Braun) Yum Yum (Fictitious character: Braun)
The Silkworm

The Silkworm


Robert Galbraith

ISBN: 9780316206877
Year of publication: 2014

Robert Galbraith The Silkworm blood and vengeance the scene, death the story, a sword imbrued with blood, the pen that writes, and the poet a terrible buskined tragical fellow, with a wreath about his head of burning match instead of bays. The Noble Spanish Soldier Thomas Dekker To Jenkins, without whom he knows the rest 1 QUESTION What dost thou feed on ANSWER Broken sleep. Thomas Dekker, The Noble Spanish Soldier Someone bloody famous, said the hoarse voice on the end of the line, betterve ...

Keywords: Adult Contemporary 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 ...

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