Read e-book online Button Man: A Novel PDF

By Paul Lyons

ISBN-10: 1511376600

ISBN-13: 9781511376600

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During the hot scorching summer time of 1988, Michael Dukakis leads George Bush senior within the polls. And whereas political conventions, campaigns remain in consultation, Hawk and the remainder of the "button gang" promote their buttons first to Democrats in Atlanta, then Republicans in New Orleans. As constantly, the group sells to each side of any persuasion, supplying a different underview of the yank political procedure, amoral hucksterism, and a corrupted type of capitalism.

Sought after by way of personal loan sharks and his girlfriend’s Ginsu-wielding ex-husband, Hawk is a witty and likeable personality packed with highway smarts and unmatchable survival instincts. His tale explores trust-and belief betrayed, in addition to the ethics of the street-and ethics compromised. Hawks story is one in all an edgy outsider's will for survival and love.

Drawing from an aspect of politics and capitalism hardly obvious by way of most of the people, Button Man, with its unnerving violence and biting wit, is resembling the worlds of Elmore Leonard, Nathaniel West, William Kennedy, and Quentin Tarantino.

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Download PDF by Germán Richard Estrada: Desafío Mortal (Spanish Edition)

By Germán Richard Estrada

ISBN-10: 1521150672

ISBN-13: 9781521150672

Esta novela policiaca es un "Thriller" en dónde se entrelazarán las vidas de un famoso Teniente de policía y de un desquiciado psychological, quien desde su retorcida y oscura mente suggestion un plan para retar al famoso teniente a desentrañar un malévolo desafío. Éste juego de sangre y muerte, ira envolviendo a l. a. ciudad de long island, convirtiéndola en un infernal tablero en dónde las diversas piezas se conjugarán hasta alcanzar l. a. poor conclusión de dicha aventura, envolviendo al lector en un Desafío Mortal.

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Harlequin’s Costume (Putilin Trilogy) by Leonid Yuzefovich PDF

By Leonid Yuzefovich

ISBN-10: 1782670297

ISBN-13: 9781782670292

Imagine St. Petersburg finally of the nineteenth century. within the absurd and gloomy surroundings of the tsarist Russia’s outdated capital - the place rumours unfold swifter than a wolf runs alongside Nevsky Prospect – Ivan Putilin, a artful neighborhood detective, takes on a case of a infamous overseas diplomat homicide. those are the settings of a masterfully stylised retro-detective tale Harlequin’s gown by means of Leonid Yuzefovich, the 1st quantity in a chain whose hero is predicated at the real-life Ivan Putilin, the manager of St. Petersburg Police 1866-1892. current novel, brilliantly translated through Marian Schwartz, revolves round the actual homicide case taken by means of the writer from the diaries of the well-known detective. the great thing about this booklet is within the indisputable fact that it’s as much as the reader to determine who's who during this “Dostoevskian” urban and because it is informed via recognized Russian critic Leo Danilkin: “Sieving in the course of the textual content and isolating the reality from the literature in it truly is the genuine excitement derived from Yuzefovich’s work.”


This title has been realised by a team of the following dedicated professionals:

Translated from the Russian through Marian Schwartz,

Maxim Hodak - Максим Ходак (Publisher),

Max Mendor - Макс Мендор (Director),

Yana Kovalskaya and Camilla Stein.

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Zeckenbiss (German Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Carsten Krebs

ISBN-10: 3956310314

ISBN-13: 9783956310317

Weil Willi Sosnowsky seit Monaten keine Miete für seine kleine Wohnung in St.Pauli bezahlt hat, wird seine ramponierte Behausung wieder vergeben.

Die neuen Mieter werfen beim Entrümpeln versehentlich ein Fernsehgerät über die Balkonbrüstung, welches den jungen Kemal Örgen erschlägt, der gerade dabei ist, Willi Sosnowsky mit seinem Baseballschläger hinzurichten.
Die jungen Leute versuchen panisch, den Leichnam zu entsorgen und geraten ins Visier des übereifrigen Hauptwachtmeisters Walther Gensler, dessen größter Wunsch es ist, zur Kripo versetzt zu werden. So führen Glück, Dummheit, Vergeltungsdrang und purer Zufall zu einer Verkettung von Ereignissen.

Und am Ende ist es wie im richtigen Leben: Es gibt Glückspilze und Pechvögel, Gewinner und Verlierer. Und manchmal bekommt jemand von allem etwas.

Das Leben ist nicht unbedingt gerecht..

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Adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy PDF

By Baroness Orczy

ISBN-10: 0755116569

ISBN-13: 9780755116560

The Scarlet Pimpernel takes various and hazardous journeys to assist rescue unlucky and blameless humans from the feared guillotine, while hiding in the back of the facade of the 'brainless fop', Sir Percy.This selection of brief tales in regards to the exploits of the Pimpernel is splendidly pleasing, and transports the reader again to the French Revolution the place shrewdpermanent disguises and slim escapes abound!

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Download PDF by John F. Winslow: The Accurst Tower

By John F. Winslow

ISBN-10: 1439217807

ISBN-13: 9781439217801

“Leave or get fired!” the executive suggestions advised me. He gave no reason behind firing me from the Federal power Regulatory Commission’s felony employees. So I stayed and received fired.

“You can win reinstatement and retailer your occupation provided that I force that leader advice berserk at the witness stand,” my lawyer stated. The FERC fed the courtroom baloney from the witness stand all in the course of the 4 years of litigation, Federal pass judgement on John Garret Penn governed on the finish of trial in Civil motion No. 84-1316, U.S. District courtroom, District of Columbia (found in any legislations library).

Why might a central authority supplier inform falsehoods to a courtroom for 4 years? What does it inform the general public it exists to guard? Ask Rachel Rednife, the road savvy secretary during this publication who clothes “like she’s an African wooded area hearth” and tells Angus Ambrose: “Watch your rear finish. Don’t stare at legislations books.” Angus is the fired legal professional.

hearken to ego-mad Chairman Bud Lightfoot order his Federal Fuels corporation to approve the security of his rebuilt Hindenburg dirigible. Conned through overseas swindler Abdul Abdan, he assures “nervous nellies” that his employer unearths that the Hindenburg can’t explode back.

yet may a central authority service provider fall for a harebrained scheme? hearken to Mr. Peters, the U.S. diplomat: “Absolutely now not! The CIA and the Fuels enterprise have authorized the Hindenburg’s flight and they’re infallible!”

“Then inform your Secretary Colin Powell to make a speech in regards to the approval to the United Nations,” Angus advises from in the back of iron bars.

Bicycle with earnest, younger journalist Cornelia Mason whereas she admires nature alongside a Potomac path, plots to show the Hindenburg hoax, and pedals westward into jaws of a secret that also haunts the path, by no means to come.

hearken to leader tips Jake Jerome scream to the pass judgement on: “Idiocy! Your questions are idiocy!” He does move berserk.

So I did win reinstatement to the FERC. I observed there back the confidence I’d written approximately years earlier than (from subpoenaed files) in Conglomerates limitless: The Failure of rules (Indiana collage Press). It tells of comfortable bargains with regulated businesses, meltdowns, and banks conglomerated into behemoths too colossal to permit fail.

I wrote The Accurst Tower to explain that vanity, this time including fiction to provide an explanation for the very fact. all of the characters, fictional and actual, misplaced in citadel ruins or crusing over Alpine peaks, call for their hour on infamy’s stage.

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Download e-book for kindle: Las flores no sangran: Novela Negra (Spanish Edition) by Alexis Ravelo

By Alexis Ravelo

ISBN-10: 8415900910

ISBN-13: 9788415900917

Si alguien decidiera crear una lista de crímenes idiotas... 

Un secuestro exprés en una isla solo figuraría después de un atraco a una comisaría o a un banco de semen, de ahí que constituya sin duda los angeles fechoría más absurda del mundo. Y eso es precisamente lo que deciden llevar a cabo Lola, el Marqués, el Flipao y el Salvaje en un plan infalible que además es muy sencillo de ejecutar, al menos sobre el papel.

Pero Gran Canaria es una isla rodeada de agua por todas partes menos por una, que se llama Isidro Padrón, un hampón disfrazado de empresario que a su vez despacha con un ruso que no tiene nombre, y si lo tiene nadie lo cube, por lo que pueda pasar. Desbaratar el plan de cuatro malhechores de pacotilla entra dentro de lo factible. Para él es cosa fácil, aunque también en teoría.

Lo que todos ignoran es que en apenas veinticuatro horas ninguno de ellos será como es ahora porque habrán abierto los angeles puerta del infierno.

Mézclese este meollo con ron canario, agítese bien y el lector tendrá como resultado un bebedizo torrencial, explosivo y tronchante de efectos balsámicos. Y es que si hay novelas que curan, Las flores no sangran es una de ellas. 

El genio de Alexis Ravelo convierte l. a. novela negra en algo maravillosamente abetunado o negruzco, menos oscuro y más humano, con esperanza de sol y lamparones de sangre, pólvora y mojo, de vida al fin: ese charco que nadie sabe pisar sin salir manchado.


- «... un escritor con oficio y con una endiablada facilidad para captar l. a. atención del lector y llevarlo por el lado salvaje de los angeles vida, que diría Lou Reed, aunque a Alexis Ravelo, seguramente, le gustaría más una cita salsera con l. a. firma del gran Rubén Blades: “Si naciste pa martillo, del cielo te caen los clavos”.» - José Luis Ibáñez Ridao, El día del lector

- Hay otros escritores que pudiendo explotar lo que ya saben que gusta a los lectores prefieren reinventarse y adentrarse por nuevos caminos a los angeles hora de encarar los angeles narración. Alexis Ravelo se incluye en estos últimos.» - Santiago Gil., Canarias 7EL AUTOR

Alexis Ravelo (1971) es un escritor calvo que nació y sobrevive a régimen de cervezas y bocadillos de chopped en Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. De procedencia humilde, su primera novela, Tres funerales para Eladio Monroy, supuso un inesperado éxito que le ha llevado a escribir otros tres libros con el mismo personaje: Solo los muertos, Los tipos duros no leen poesía y Morir despacio. Ha perpetrado, además, otras dos novelas de semen y sangre y media docena de libros infantiles completan hasta ahora su bibliografía, si exceptuamos volúmenes colectivos y antologías, como Relato español real, de Fondo de Cultura Económica, y Por want, sea breve 2, de Páginas de Espuma.
En el 2013 ganó el XVII Premio de Novela Negra Ciudad de Getafe con La última tumba.

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Die Stille vor dem Tod: Thriller (Smoky Barrett 5) (German by Cody Mcfadyen,Axel Merz PDF

By Cody Mcfadyen,Axel Merz

ISBN-10: 3404175891

ISBN-13: 9783404175895

ISBN-10: 3785725663

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ISBN-13: 9783785753866

Smoky Barrett ist zurück!

An einem kalten Oktobertag werden Smoky Barrett und ihr workforce nach Denver, Colorado, gerufen. Im Haus der Familie Wilton ist Schreckliches geschehen: Die gesamte fünfköpfige Familie wurde ermordet, und der Täter hat durch eine mit Blut geschriebene Botschaft Smoky mit der Lösung des Falles beauftragt. Doch das Unheil ist weit größer, denn die Wiltons sind nicht die einzigen Opfer. Insgesamt drei Familien wurden in der gleichen Nacht und in unmittelbarer Nähe voneinander getötet. "Komm und lerne", lautet die Botschaft an Smoky. Es wird ein grausamer Lernprozess, das Böse in seiner reinsten shape, in seiner tiefsten Abgründigkeit zu spüren. Smoky gelangt an die Grenzen ihrer Belastbarkeit. Und weit darüber hinaus.

Der fünfte Psychothriller aus der Smoky Barrett-Reihe von Cody Mcfadyen - Hochspannung mit Gänsehaut-Potenzial!

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Get Der Mann, der Marco Polo zuvorkam: Historischer Roman PDF

By Rolf A. Meyer

ISBN-10: 3738661107

ISBN-13: 9783738661101

Die kriegslüsternen Mongolen stehen um 1240 vor den Toren des Westens. Panik breitet sich aus.
Am französischen Hof fällt der junge Franziskanermönch, Wilhelm Rubruk, als Übersetzertalent für wichtige mongolische Dokumente auf, wird aber von Neidern und Gegenspielern angefeindet.
Nach einer katastrophalen Niederlage der Franken im Siebten Kreuzzug in Ägypten, mit blutigen Kämpfen, Gefangenschaft und Tod, wird Wilhelms Mut, seine Hartnäckigkeit und sein diplomatisches Geschick als Unterhändler gefordert. Es droht ein Zweifrontenkrieg gegen die ägyptischen Mameluken und die von Osten vordringenden Mongolen.
Deshalb erhält Wilhelm den lang ersehnten Auftrag von König Louis IX. für eine abenteuerliche, diplomatische Friedensmission zu den Mongolen. Sie soll Frieden stiften und die Mongolen als Verbündete zur Verteidigung des Heiligen Landes gegen die Muslime gewinnen. Die venture stellt einen Aufbruch in eine neue Welt dar. Der einfache Franziskanermönch wird zum Welteneroberer.
Es geht, teils auf der Seidenstraße, durch gefährliche Landschaften und zu feindlichen Bewohnern. Wilhelm und seine Begleiter reisen durch eine Wildnis voller Gefahren. was once niemand für möglich gehalten hatte, geschieht: Anfang 1254, nach einer über einjährigen Reise, wird Wilhelm vom mongolischen Großkhan Möngke in Karakorum der Hauptstadt der Mongolen, als Gesandter empfangen. König Louis bietet den Mongolen eine Allianz gegen den gemeinsamen Feind, die Muslime des Mittelalters, an.

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Download PDF by Daniel Conway: Father Turiddu

By Daniel Conway

ISBN-10: 0615769551

ISBN-13: 9780615769554

Who could you switch to if unknown family terrorists deliberate to kill hundreds of thousands of blameless humans in five days? The police? The FBI? place of birth Security?

What if no neighborhood, nation or federal supplier used to be capable of establish the terrorists or hinder them from undertaking their lethal threat?

"I'm going to name Father T," the police commissioner stated to the mayor.

"Good idea," the mayor replied. "He has connections during this urban that return prior to any people have been born. while Father T desires anything, he will get it."

Who is Father T? And why do they name him "the savior of the city"?

Father Turiddu: Savior of town is the tale of pop Salvatore E. Turiddu, an eighty one yr outdated Roman Catholic priest, and of his closest pals who support "save the town" from a significant terrorist hazard. How do they do it? through the use of Father T's connections--his kin and friends--in the town and the archdiocese to find the identification of the terrorists and forestall them earlier than they could do any genuine harm.

Father Turiddu is a singular, a fictional tale, that celebrates the all too genuine existence and ministry of 1 of the main precise and loved clergymen ever to serve in an American urban. the tale celebrates values which are timeless--the dignity of all human lifestyles, devotion to kinfolk, actual friendship, real love for Christ and his Church, and a pastor's dedication to serve his humans peculiarly else.

Readers will get pleasure from Father Turiddu's fictional adventures, yet much more they're going to love the fellow, the nature and the priest who occasionally says outrageous issues: "I dare someone to accuse me of anything i did not do," Father T as soon as stated from the pulpit (to the good astonishment of his parishioners who after 30 years of his pastoral ministry were not simply astonished). "I'm Sicilian you recognize and there are a few things we simply cannot tolerate. i will begin by means of breaking their legs and pass from there."

Father T is a hero to his kinfolk, his pals, his church and his urban. He additionally a pleasant personality and an expensive good friend. yet do not go him.

"Didn't Jesus let us know to show the opposite cheek?" a parishioner as soon as requested him at a gathering the place he used to be advocating a kind of civil disobedience. "I'm no longer Jesus," the priest responded. i am Sicilian you recognize, and we all know find out how to deal with our enemies."

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