Keywords: murder

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
Inhumanity

Inhumanity


Topher Bradshaw

ISBN: 9781370808328
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
The Black Robe

The Black Robe


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2006

THE BLACK ROBE by Wilkie Collins BEFORE THE STORY. FIRST SCENE BOULOGNE-SUR-MER.THE DUEL. I. THE doctors could do no more for the Dowager Lady Berrick. When the medical advisers of a lady who has reached seventy years of age recommend the mild climate of the South of France, they mean in plain language that they have arrived at the end of their resources. Her ladyship gave the mild climate a fair trial, and then decided as she herself expressed it to die at home. Traveling slowly, she had ...

Keywords: Chastity Dueling -- Fiction England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Murder -- Fiction Priesthood -- Fiction Vow of -- Fiction
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
Mind Games with a Serial Killer

Mind Games with a Serial Killer


Brian Alan Lane

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Brian Alan Lane MIND GAMES WITH A SERIAL KILLER With thanks for the support of my friends, family, everyone at Dove Books, and that great editor and gifted writer, Lee Montgomery, who did the unthinkable and went out on a limb for me. B.A.L. About the Book When it was first released, Brian Alan Lanes genre-bending bestseller Mind Games With a Serial Killer was simultaneously hailed and reviled. Some readers wrote that the book was personally important and life-changing, others that it was the ...

Keywords: cannibalism Crime & Criminals Criminal minds Criminology homicide Murder & Mayhem serial killer Social Sciences True Crime
Savaging the Dark

Savaging the Dark


Christopher Conlon

ISBN: 9780615936772
Year of publication: 2014

Christopher Conlon SAVAGING THE DARK Straight Whats straight A line can be straight, or a street. But the heart of a human being Blanche duBois 1 I am not I. This is not me. I havent come to this place, this end, this. Im in a dreama fever dream, vision, hallucination. Or a film, insubstantial figures of shadow and light flickering before me. Unreal. It cant be real. This is not my life. Connors green eyes watch me. His arms are above him, wrists handcuffed to the bed. Ive had to gag him: one ...

Keywords: dark fiction Murder Mystery psychological horror
Southern Lights: A Novel

Southern Lights: A Novel


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780385340281
Year of publication: 2009

Also by Danielle SteelMATTERS OF THE HEART ONE DAY AT A TIME A GOOD WOMANROGUE HONOR THYSELF AMAZING GRACE BUNGALOW 2SISTERS H.R.H. COMING OUT THE HOUSE TOXIC BACHELORSMIRACLE IMPOSSIBLE ECHOES SECOND CHANCE RANSOMSAFE HARBOUR JOHNNY ANGEL DATING GAMEANSWERED PRAYERS SUNSET IN ST. TROPEZ THE COTTAGETHE KISS LEAP OF FAITH LONE EAGLE JOURNEYTHE HOUSE ON HOPE STREET THE WEDDINGIRRESISTIBLE FORCES GRANNY DAN BITTERSWEETMIRROR IMAGE HIS BRIGHT LIGHT : The Story of Nick ...

Keywords: American Mystery & Suspense Fiction Danielle - Prose & Criticism Divorced Women Fiction Fiction - General General Legal Mothers and Daughters Mystery Mystery & Detective Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths New York New York (State) Public prosecutors Public prosecutors - New York (State) - New York Rich people Rich people - South Carolina - Charleston Serial murderers Single Mothers Steel Suspense Trials (Murder) Women Sleuths
Dead of Night

Dead of Night


Stewart Sterling

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1952

Stewart Sterling Dead of Night Chapter one: Girl with eye patch On percentage, I should have figured that pillow slip would turn out to be the fuse to a case full of dynamite. Nine times out of ten the real trouble in any hotel breaks just before the security chief is supposed to go off duty. This call came through at five to eight. I was practically on my way over to the Garden to catch the bantamweight prelims. I should have known. But it had been a quiet night. Nothing more exciting than ...

Keywords: crime detective Murder mystery Suspense
Hand of God

Hand of God


Philip Kerr

ISBN: 9781784081577
Year of publication: 2015

Philip Kerr Hand of God A little with the head of Maradona and a little with the hand of God Diego Maradona on his first goal against England in the 1986 World Cup Prologue Never mind the Special One according to the sports press Im the Lucky One. After the death of Joo Zarco unlucky I was lucky to land the job as the caretaker manager of London City, and even luckier to keep it at the end of the 201314 season. City were judged lucky to finish fourth in the BPL we were also judged to have been ...

Keywords: Murder/Thriller
Authentic Cases From the Files of Alan Hynd

Authentic Cases From the Files of Alan Hynd


Noel Hynd
Alan Hynd
George Kaczender

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Prescription: Murder Volume 1 of 3 By Alan Hynd with Noel Hynd Murder is like potato chips: you cant stop with just one. Stephen King, Under the Dome Introduction My father, Alan Hynd 19031974 was one of the foremost true crime writers of his day. Over a career that spanned almost fifty years, he wrote close to two dozen published books, probably more than a thousand magazine articles, several radio and TV shows and a couple of films. It was not a bad lifes work it was just mostly about bad ...

Keywords: & & Biographies Mayhem Memoirs Murder serial killers True Crime
Prime Witness

Prime Witness


Steve Martini

ISBN: 9780515112641
Year of publication: 1992

Steve Martini Prime Witness Prologue They are the birds of darkness and noiseless flight, fierce and savage. On the dead fly the great horned owl can pick the eye from your head in the pitch black of a moonless night. On more than one occasion they are known to have attacked man. It will take only three more nights to finish the job for which hes been paid nearly a years salary. Though the risks are high, it is the easiest money hes ever made. As in the previous four nights he parks his car in ...

Keywords: California Crime Fiction General Legal Madriani Paul (Fictitious Character) Trials (Murder)
The Ice Man

The Ice Man


Philip Carlo

ISBN: 9781429902663
Year of publication: 2009

Philip Carlo THE ICE MAN CONFESSIONS OF A MAFIA CONTRACT KILLER This work is dedicated to my agent and dear friend, Matt Bialer, for always being there, for his constant help, guidance, and unwavering support.This has been a long, bumpy road, Matt, a harrowing journey I could not have made without you. My husband is a good man, a kind mana great father. All my childrens friends are always saying they wish they had a dad like my husbandlike Richard. Mrs. Barbara Kuklinski on the day Richard was ...

Keywords: assassins criminology mafia organized crime serial killers serial murderers sociology true crime
The Bride of Lammermoor

The Bride of Lammermoor


Walter Scott

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

THE BRIDE OF LAMMERMOOR by Sir Walter Scott INTRODUCTION TO THE BRIDE OF LAMMERMOOR THE Author, on a former occasion, declined giving the real source from which he drew the tragic subject of this history, because, though occurring at a distant period, it might possibly be unpleasing to the feelings of the descendants of the parties. But as he finds an account of the circumstances given in the Notes to Laws Memorials, by his ingenious friend, Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe, Esq., and also indicated ...

Keywords: Arranged marriage -- Fiction Historical fiction Love stories Psychological fiction Scotland -- Fiction Women murderers -- Fiction
The Weight of Souls

The Weight of Souls


Bryony Pearce

ISBN: 9781908844651
Year of publication: 2013

The Weight of Souls by Bryony Pearce For my not so ugly sisters, Claire McCarthy, Ros Taylor and Gill Fourie By hook or by crook youll be first in this book Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing, Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. Edgar Allen Poe, THE RAVEN 1 ITS COMING TO TAKE YOU AWAY Dead men take me to the nicest places. I pulled my hood further over my eyes and glowered at the block of flats. Stained net curtains billowed from ...

Keywords: cursed doomed love ghosts jutice murder revenge The Darkness Tyler Oh
Colder Than Death

Colder Than Death


D B Gilles

ISBN: 9781476004914
Year of publication: 2012

D.B.Gilles COLDER THAN DEATH To my sister, Kathy, for all her support, love and encouragement over the years. Love is colder than death. Rainer Werner Fassbinder Prologue I wasnt sure if he was going to bury me alive or kill me first, but I knew that one way or another the grave I was digging was my own. He made me dig at gunpoint. So I wouldnt scream, he put duct tape over my mouth, not that I would have been able to utter even a peep, my throat was so dry. He had me stop digging at what seemed ...

Keywords: amateur sleuth Murder murder mystery psychological suspense psychological thriller serial killer small town murder

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