Keywords: Mystery & Detective

Once Upon a River

Once Upon a River


Diane Setterfield

ISBN: 97808575256599
Year of publication: 2018

Diane Setterfield Once Upon a River To my sisters, Mandy and Paula. I wouldnt be me without you. Along the borders of this world lie others. There are places you can cross. This is one such place. Part 1 The Story Begins THERE WAS ONCE an inn that sat peacefully on the bank of the Thames at Radcot, a long days walk from the source. There were a great many inns along the upper reaches of the Thames at the time of this story and you could get drunk in all of them, but beyond the usual ale and ...

Keywords: Fairy Tales; Folk Tales; Legends & Mythology fiction General Historical Literary Mystery & Detective
Classified as Murder

Classified as Murder


Miranda James

ISBN: 9780425241578
Year of publication: 2011

Table of Contents Title Page Copyright Page Dedication AcknowledgementsONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE SIX SEVEN EIGHT NINE TEN ELEVEN TWELVE THIRTEEN FOURTEEN FIFTEEN SIXTEEN SEVENTEEN EIGHTEEN NINETEEN TWENTY TWENTY-ONE TWENTY-TWO TWENTY-THREE TWENTY-FOUR TWENTY-FIVE TWENTY-SIX TWENTY-SEVEN TWENTY-EIGHT TWENTY-NINE THIRTY THIRTY-ONE THIRTY-TWO THIRTY-THREE THIRTY-FOUR THIRTY-FIVE PRAISE FOR Murder Past Due Combines a kindhearted librarian hero, family secrets in a sleepy Southern town, and a gentle ...

Keywords: Cat Owners cats Crime Fiction General Librarians Mississippi Murder - Investigation Mystery & Detective Mystery Fiction Women Sleuths
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
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 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)
Back of Beyond

Back of Beyond


C J Box

ISBN: 0312365748
Year of publication: 2011

C. J. Box Back of Beyond Who trusted God was love indeed And love Creations final law Tho Nature, red in tooth and claw With ravine, shriekd against his creed Canto 56, Alfred Lord Tennysons In Memoriam A. H. H., 1850 Part One 1 The night before Cody Hoyt shot the county coroner, he was driving without a purpose in his county Ford Expedition as he often did these days. He was agitated and restless, chain-smoking cigarettes until his throat was raw and sore. He drove right by the rural bars he ...

Keywords: Fiction / Mystery & Detective
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
Pulse

Pulse


Jeremy Robinson

ISBN: 9780312540289
Year of publication: 2009

Jeremy Robinson Pulse DEDICATION For Hilaree, again, my best, still EPIGRAPH If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on the slightest evidence. The origin of myths is explained in this way. Bertrand Russell Where does the violet tint end and ...

Keywords: Action and Adventure Antiquities Fiction Fiction - General General General & Literary Fiction Genetic Engineering Geneticists Horror Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945) Mystery & Detective Science Fiction Special forces (Military science) Suspense Suspense fiction Thriller
The Bach Manuscript

The Bach Manuscript


Scott Mariani

ISBN: 9780007486427
Year of publication: 2017

Scott Mariani The Bach Manuscript PROLOGUE Nazi-occupied France July 16th, 1942 All four family members were at home when they came. Monsieur and Madame Silbermann, or Abel and Vidette, were in the salon, relaxing in a pair of matching Louis XV armchairs after a modest but excellent lunch prepared by Eliane, the family housekeeper. Vidette was immersed in one of the romantic novels into which she liked to escape. Abel, meanwhile, was frowning at an article in the collaborationist newspaper Le ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Espionage Fiction General Historical Mysteries Mystery & Detective Suspense Thrillers War & Military
End Game

End Game


David Baldacci

ISBN: 9781447277392
Year of publication: 2017

David Baldacci End Game To Bob Holsworth, a mentor and friend CHAPTER 1 As Will Robie stared out the plane window, he knew the next twenty-four hours could possibly be his last ones on earth. Yet that was simply another day on the job for him. The undercarriage of multiple reinforced wheels touched down and grabbed the tarmac, and the thrust reversers engaged. The worlds largest commercial airliner taxied to a stop at the gate. The doors, both forward and aft, on the upper and lower cabins ...

Keywords: Crime Espionage Fiction General Mystery & Detective Thrillers
The Midnight Line

The Midnight Line


Lee Child

ISBN: 9780399593499
Year of publication: 2017

Lee Child The Midnight Line Chapter 1 Jack Reacher and Michelle Chang spent three days in Milwaukee. On the fourth morning she was gone. Reacher came back to the room with coffee and found a note on his pillow. He had seen such notes before. They all said the same thing. Either directly or indirectly. Changs note was indirect. And more elegant than most. Not in terms of presentation. It was a ballpoint scrawl on motel notepaper gone wavy with damp. But elegant in terms of expression. She had ...

Keywords: Crime Fiction General Mystery & Detective Suspense Thriller
The Girl Next Door

The Girl Next Door


Ruth Rendell

ISBN: 9781476784328
Year of publication: 2014

CHAPTER ONE HE WAS A handsome man. A handsome boy, his mother called him, because she started praising his looks when he was five. Before that, he received the compliments children necessarily get: Beautiful baby and Isnt he lovely His father was never there. He left school at fourteen you could then and went to work in a market garden, a slaughterhouse and finally a cosmetic factory. The bosss daughter fell in love with him. He was twenty by then, so they got married. Anitas father said he ...

Keywords: Mystery & Detective Traditional British
The Death of Achilles

The Death of Achilles


Boris Akunin

ISBN: 9780297864202
Year of publication: 2010

The Death of Achilles The fourth book in the Erast Fandorin series by Boris Akunin 2005International intrigue, professional rivalry, the criminal underworld of nineteenth-century Moscow, and an irresistible femme fatale: if Erast Fandorin was hoping for a quiet homecoming, he is about to be disappointed. Erast Fandorin returns to Moscow after an absence of six years, only to find himself instantly embroiled in court politics and scandal. His old friend General Sobolev the famous Russian ...

Keywords: Classics Fiction General Historical Mystery & Detective

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