Keywords: detective and mystery fiction

The Living and the Dead in Winsford

The Living and the Dead in Winsford


Hakan Nesser

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2013

Hkan Nesser The Living and the Dead in Winsford Characteristic of the moor is that to all intents and purposes, it has no beginning and no end. I would like to mention three other things that are not to be found in this sublime landscape: cul-de-sacs, evasive excuses, and last but not least words. Royston Jenkins 18661953, innkeeper in Culbone the dispassionate fluids of an eye that tried so hard to forget one particular thing that it ended up forgetting everything else. Roberto Bolao, Amulet ...

Keywords: Detective and Mystery Fiction
Timetable of Death

Timetable of Death


Edward Marston

ISBN: 9780749018122
Year of publication: 2015

Edward Marston Timetable of Death PREFACE This is a work of fiction and I have had to bend certain facts to make them fit into the narrative. I had to create a vacancy for the post of chairman of the Midland Railway and take a few liberties with the publication of the Derby Mercury and with the policing arrangements in Spondon in 1859. At the time, St Werburghs church was known as St Marys. It was rededicated to St Werburgh in the early 1890s. When I visited the church, a wedding was taking ...

Keywords: Detective and Mystery Fiction Historical
Dead Horsemeat

Dead Horsemeat


Dominique Manotti

ISBN: 9781909807334
Year of publication: 2006

Dominique Manotti Dead Horsemeat Friday 9 June 1989 A slack sea on a grey day. Annick surveys the little auditorium where Pamas Annual General Meeting is taking place, a windowless room with grey walls and grey seats. Three or four hundred shareholders in dark suits, the soft hum of murmured conversations. Pama handles billions, it is one of Frances biggest corporations. But from the shareholders demeanour, anyone would think that that the slightest splash of colour, the hint of a raised voice ...

Keywords: Detective and Mystery Fiction
Rough Trade

Rough Trade


Dominique Manotti

ISBN: 1900850877
Year of publication: 2001

Dominique Manotti Rough Trade PROLOGUE Heroin is now entering from Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Last year Iran harvested 1,500 tons of raw opium. It is in these countries that the opium is being refined and particularly in Turkey then transported by road into Western Europe. Note, however, that this heroin is 20 per cent pure, as opposed to only 3.5 per cent as produced in Mexico. In Germany last year there were 600 cases of overdosing as a direct result of this new heroin. Libration, 15 ...

Keywords: Crime Detective and Mystery Fiction