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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, ...

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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
Deadly Assets

Deadly Assets


W E B Griffin

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

W. E. B. Griffin Deadly Assets I ONE Broad Street and Erie Avenue, North Philadelphia Monday, December 17, 8:45 P.M. Matt Payne impatiently squeezed past the small groups of passengers that had just gotten off the subway train cars of the Broad Street Line, and moved with purpose down the tiled concourse toward the exit. The muscular twenty-seven-year-old was six feet tall and a solid one-seventy-five. His chiseled face had a two-day scrub of beard. Behind black sunglasses, dark circles hung ...

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Crowner's Quest

Crowner's Quest


Bernard Knight

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Bernard Knight Crowners Quest Glossary ABJURER A criminal or accused person who sought sanctuary in a church and then elected to abjure by confessing his sin to the coroner and leaving the realm of England for ever, to avoid being mutilated or hanged. He had to proceed on foot, dressed in sackcloth and carrying a wooden cross, to a port nominated by the coroner and take the first ship abroad. If there was a delay, he had to wade out up to his knees in every tide, to show his willingness to ...

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Mykonos After Midnight

Mykonos After Midnight


Jeffrey Siger

ISBN: 9781464201837
Year of publication: 2013

Jeffrey Siger Mykonos After Midnight Magick: It is theoretically possible to cause in any object any change of which that object is capable by nature. Aleister Crowley 18751947 The Wickedest Man On Earth Chapter One The man kept pressing on the doorbell. Hed come this far and was not about to leave without speaking to his friend. Maybe hed been wrong to call Christos an old fool, but that was no reason for ending a fifty-year friendship. For two days in a row Christos had been missing from ...

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A Plague of Heretics

A Plague of Heretics


Bernard Knight

ISBN: 9781847393296
Year of publication: 2010

Bernard Knight A Plague of Heretics Prologue November 1196 The chapman could see that it was an unusual sort of funeral, even for such an outlandish place as Lympstone. There were corpses, bearers, mourners and a grave, but it was nothing like he had ever seen before. He shrugged his bulky pack from his back and set it down with some relief on the dusty road outside the church gate. Behind him, the track led down to a primitive wharf, where the river lapped against the muddy banks of the estuary ...

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Crowner Royal

Crowner Royal


Bernard Knight

ISBN: 9781847393289
Year of publication: 2010

Bernard Knight Crowner Royal CHAPTER ONE In which Crowner John loses a corpse Not half as good as Marys, but it will have to do us for now, grunted John de Wolfe, looking down into a wooden bowl in which a few lumps of meat floated in a pallid stew. Across the small table, Gwyn of Polruan was already slurping his food from a horn spoon, alternately dipping a hunk of barley bread into the liquid. Its not too bad, Crowner At least its piping hot, though I dont know that we need that on a day like ...

Keywords: & Coroners – England Detective Devon (England) Fiction Great Britain Historical lorraine Mystery Police Procedural rt – History – Angevin period; 1154-1216
Glasgow Kiss

Glasgow Kiss


Alex Gray

ISBN: 9780751540772
Year of publication: 2009

Alex Gray Glasgow Kiss The Lord is my light and my salvation whom shall I fear The Lord is the stronghold of my life of whom shall I be afraid Psalm 27 verse 1 PROLOGUE Her lips were still warm when he kissed them, petal-soft, unyielding. It was like kissing a childs lips at bed time: he could remember that sensation, recalling vividly how the drowsy breath exhaled in a tiny shudder. But the girl made no response even when he let his finger run across her cheek, down to the corner of her mouth. ...

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The Survivors Club

The Survivors Club


J Carson Black

ISBN: 9781612182711
Year of publication: 2013

Praise for The Survivors Club An utterly engrossing thriller. The Survivors Club grips us from the very start and simply doesnt let go. The novel seamlessly achieves that rarity in crime fiction: making our palms sweat while bringing the characters and their stories straight into our hearts. Bravo Jeffery Deaver, New York Times Bestselling author of The Kill Room Welcome to The Survivors Club where cheating death just once may not be enough. J. Carson Blacks latest thriller takes you into a ...

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Dexter's Final Cut

Dexter's Final Cut


Jeff Lindsay

ISBN: 1409144909
Year of publication: 2013

Jeff Lindsay Dexters Final Cut INTRODUCTION Its not that bad being dead. surprising, really, when you think about it. I mean, everyone always seems so very terrified of the whole thing, weeping and moaning and spending years of anguish brooding about the possibility of an afterlife. And yet, here I lay in peaceful repose, quiet, pain-free, without a care in the world, doing nothing more metaphysically complicated than remembering my Last Meal-an excellent pastrami sandwich. It was brought to me, ...

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Last Rites

Last Rites


John Harvey

ISBN: 9781932859614
Year of publication: 1998

John Harvey Last Rites One It was twelve years since shed seen him. Not that she hadnt wanted to, hadnt written to him often enough, in the early days at least, asking him to change his mind. Featherstone, Haverigg, Wandsworth, the Scrubs. Begging him, near enough. Hell get over it with time, shed thought, feeling the way he does. At first she had gone anyway, long journeys, sometimes by car, more usually by train. Not to contravene his word, only to be there, be near him, share something of the ...

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The Malcontenta

The Malcontenta


Barry Maitland

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2013

Barry Maitland The Malcontenta Part One 1 Kathy could feel the tension in Gordon Dowling at her side, and it irritated her unreasonably. They were only going to London, for Gods sake. He had developed this frown as the landscape had changed from the rolling countryside of the green belt into the constipated clutter of the outer suburbs, and the frown had deepened and his nose developed a nervous twitch as they had worked their way further into south London. Do you get up to London much she had ...

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The Last Witness

The Last Witness


W E B Griffin
William E Butterworth IV

ISBN: 9780399162572
Year of publication: 2013

W. E. B. Griffin, William E. Butterworth IV The Last Witness I ONE Society Hill, Philadelphia Saturday, November 15, 10:29 P.M. Stop yelling, Krystal, and listen very carefully to me, Maggie McCain ordered evenly, hoping her tone did not betray her deep fear. He can track you with your cell phone. Turn it off. Then take out the battery if you can. Maggie, at the wheel of her eight-year-old Toyota Land Cruiser, was twenty-five years old and, standing five-six and weighing one-thirty, slender and ...

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Filth

Filth


Irvine Welsh

ISBN: 9781407018485
Year of publication: 1998

About the Author Irvine Welsh is the author of nine other works of fiction, most recently Crime, published by Jonathan Cape in 2008. He lives in Dublin. ALSO BY IRVINE WELSH Fiction Trainspotting The Acid House Marabou Stork Nightmares Ecstasy Glue Porno The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs If You Liked School, Youll Love Work... Crime Drama Youll Have Had Your Hole Screenplay The Acid House A serious, perceptive and hideously funny study of reactionary temperament... As a humourist, a ...

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