Download E-books Through Smoke - Firefighter Heroes Trilogy (Book One) (Volume 1) PDF

By J.R. Tate

Firefighter Michael McGinnis has a damaged previous. utilizing his bothered youth as suggestion, he is channeled his harsh stories towards operating difficult as a seek and rescue guy with the hearth division. he is no stranger to severe events, yet regardless of his years at the activity, not anything can organize him for aiding Casey, his drug addict brother, whilst a deadly bookie hunts him down for unpaid playing debts.

Michael is thrown right into a internet of lies, deceit, and difficult love for his brother. An unforeseen romance blossoms with fellow paramedic, Eva Crisante, including gasoline to the fireplace in a burning inferno that engulfs him.

Michael idea he was once courageous - yet being dragged into Casey's felony existence makes him moment wager every thing he notion he knew approximately himself and his family.

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Download E-books The End of the Wasp Season: A Novel PDF

By Denise Mina

Whilst a infamous millionaire banker hangs himself, his dying draws no sympathy. however the legacy of a life of selfishness is frequent, and the carnage so much acute between these he must be holding: his family.

Meanwhile, in a prosperous suburb of Glasgow, a tender girl is located savagely murdered. The neighborhood is shocked via what seems to be a vicious, random assault. while Detective Inspector Alex Morrow, seriously pregnant with twins, is named in to enquire, she quickly discovers tangled net of lies lurks in the back of the homicide. it is a internet that would spiral via Alex's own residence, the local people, and finally correct again to a swinging rope, hundreds and hundreds of miles away.

THE finish OF THE WASP SEASON is an comprehensive, compelling and multi-layered novel approximately family's energy of damage-and redemption.

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Download E-books All These Condemned: A Novel PDF

By John D. MacDonald

A tv celebrity wilting lower than the limelight. An adman with a stiff top lip. A emerging big apple artist. A determined housewife. All are sufferers of a merciless puppet master—and one in every of them is a killer.

Introduction through Dean Koontz

The head of an international cosmetics empire, Wilma Ferris grew to become a self-made luck through taking every little thing humans needed to give—and extra. blending enterprise with excitement is her average working approach. And she’s enjoying an identical video game whilst she invitations 8 of her closest friends—all of whom owe their livelihoods to Wilma—to a weekend occasion at her lake house.
 
After a late-night skinny-dipping consultation becomes a frantic look for the lacking host, it turns into obvious that one of many site visitors had obvious adequate. Wilma’s physique is pulled from the chilly water, however the reason behind demise isn’t drowning—it’s a blow to the pinnacle. used to be it against the law of ardour or premeditated homicide? Neither could shock any of Wilma’s site visitors. every one of them has a motive—or . in any case, all can be condemned.

Praise for John D. MacDonald

“John D. MacDonald created a mind-blowing volume of fantastic books, each one wealthy with characterization, suspense, and a nearly intoxicating feel of place.”—Jonathan Kellerman

“John D. MacDonald is a shining instance for we all within the box. speak about the best.”—Mary Higgins Clark

“My favourite novelist of all time.”—Dean Koontz

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Download E-books The Games PDF

By Ted Kosmatka

Jurassic Park meets The starvation Games during this beautiful new high-energy, high-concept story from first-time novelist Ted Kosmatka, a Nebula Award and Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award finalist.
 
NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE yr by means of PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

Set in an amoral destiny the place genetically engineered monstrosities struggle one another to the loss of life in an Olympic occasion, The Games envisions a harrowing global which could arrive prior to you think.
 
Silas Williams is the intense geneticist accountable for getting ready the U.S. access into the Olympic Gladiator festival, an across the world sanctioned bloodsport with just one rule: no human DNA is allowed within the layout of the entrants. Silas lives and breathes genetics; his designs have led the USA to the gold in each prior occasion. however the different nations are catching up. Now, determined for an side within the upcoming video games, Silas’s boss engages an experimental supercomputer to layout the genetic code for a gladiator that can't be beaten.
 
the result's a hugely really expert killing laptop, its genome by no means earlier than obvious in the world. no longer even Silas, with all his genius and adventure, can comprehend the horror he had a hand in making. And not anyone, he fears, can expect the implications of entrusting the act of production to a computer’s chilly common sense.
 
Now Silas races to appreciate what the pc has wrought, aided by means of a stunning xenobiologist, Vidonia João. but because the fast-growing gladiator demonstrates preternatural power, velocity, and—most disquietingly—intelligence, Silas and Vidonia locate their clinical interest giving solution to a so much unforeseen emotion: sheer terror.

Praise for The Games
 
“Blends the easiest of Crichton and Koontz.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
 
“Outstanding . . . much like anything Michael Crichton may have written . . . [a] daring mixture of horror and SF . . . anticipate huge issues from [Ted] Kosmatka.”—Booklist (starred review)
 
“Kosmatka effectively captures the fun of groundbreaking expertise. . . . The excitement of his polished, action-packed storytelling is deepened by way of robust personality improvement. This near-future SF mystery . . . turns out destined for the massive screen.”—Library magazine (starred assessment)

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Download E-books Nothing But Trouble PDF

By Michael McGarrity

Santa Fe Police leader Kevin Kerney is again within the 10th and such a lot enjoyable novel in Michael McGarrity's acclaimed secret series.

After years away at the professional rodeo circuit, Johnny Jordan struts into Santa Fe to invite his boyhood buddy, Santa Fe Police leader Kevin Kerney, to function a technical consultant on a latest Western motion picture to be filmed alongside the Mexican border. Kerney is of the same opinion and plans a operating holiday on situation, in a distant zone of the country often called the Bootheel, along with his spouse, Lt. Colonel Sara Brannon, and their three-year-old son, Patrick. yet, a useless guy at the highway close to an remoted border crossing, a federal undercover research into immigrant smuggling, the hunt for a fugitive from army justice hiding someplace in Europe, and Johnny Jordan's complex habit all make sure that not anything is going as planned.

As separate investigations embroil them in conditions that may endlessly swap their lives, Kerney needs to take care of Patrick whereas Sara performs a perilous video game of Pentagon politics. choked with kin secrets and techniques, foreign intrigue, and noteworthy characters, this is often McGarrity's such a lot formidable and regarding novel to date-- touring an accelerating arc from Santa Fe to the barren region grasslands and mountains of the Bootheel, to the main mystery degrees of the Pentagon, to a inn city at the coast of eire, and again to an adrenaline-charged climax on a desolate touchdown strip a couple of miles north of the Mexican border.

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Download E-books Pleasantville: A Novel PDF

By Attica Locke

LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEY’S WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION

From Attica Locke, a author and manufacturer of FOX’s Empire, this refined mystery sees legal professional Jay Porter—hero of her bestseller Black Water Rising—return to struggle one final case, merely to develop into embroiled in a perilous online game of shadowy politics and a witness to how a ways these in energy are keen to visit win.

Fifteen years after his career-defining case opposed to Cole Oil, Jay Porter is broke and drained. That victory may have gained the environmental legal professional reputation, yet due to a string of appeals, he hasn't visible a dime. His most recent case—representing Pleasantville within the wake of a chemical fire—is dragging on, shaking his self belief and elevating doubts approximately him inside of this upwardly cellular black group on Houston's north part. even though Jay nonetheless believes in doing what is correct, he's performed struggling with different people's battles. as soon as he has his piece of the cost, the only father goes to dedicate himself to what concerns most—his children.

His plans are without warning derailed whilst a feminine crusade volunteer vanishes at the evening of Houston's mayoral election, throwing an already contentious crusade into chaos. The accused is none except the nephew and crusade supervisor of 1 of the best candidates—a scion of a well-known Houston kinfolk headed via the ambitious Sam Hathorne. regardless of all of the indicators suggesting that his patron is guilty—and his personal misgivings—Jay cannot refuse while a guy as prosperous and hooked up as Sam asks him to move up the protection. no longer if he desires that new lifestyles along with his little ones. yet he has to win.

Plunging right into a shadowy global of bold enemies and treacherous allies armed with cash, lies, and secrets and techniques, Jay reluctantly takes on his first homicide trial—a case that may placed him and his customer, and a whole political method, on trial.

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Download E-books A Turn for the Bad (A County Cork Mystery) PDF

By Sheila Connolly

The ny Times bestselling writer of An Early Wake returns to eire the place Sullivan’s Pub proprietor Maura Donovan will get combined up with smugglers.

After calling eire domestic for 6 months, Boston expat Maura Donovan nonetheless has much to profit approximately Irish ways—and Sullivan’s Pub is her school room. Maura didn’t merely inherit a enterprise, she inherited a tight-knit neighborhood. And whilst a tragedy moves, it’s the debate of the pub. an area farmer, out for a walk at the seashore along with his younger son, has mysteriously disappeared. Did he drown? Kill himself? the kid can say merely that he observed a boat. 

Everyone from the neighborhood gardai to the Coast defend is scouring the Cork coast, but if a physique is ultimately introduced ashore, it’s the inaccurate guy. An unintentional drowning or anything extra sinister? Trusting the phrases of the boy and hearing the suspicions of her worker Mick that the lacking farmer may have run afoul of smugglers, Maura makes a decision to enquire the abandoned coves and remoted inlets for herself. yet this time she might be going in over her head...

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Download E-books Sanctus (Ruin Trilogy) PDF

By Simon Toyne

“If a mystery should be something it’s exciting, and Simon Toyne’s Sanctus is exciting with bells on….A curler coaster trip via a depressing global of conspiracy and betrayal.”
—Paul Christopher, writer of The Templar Conspiracy

If you're a fan of top-notch conspiracy fiction that retains you up overdue nights turning pages—if the bestselling novels of Steve Berry, James Rollins, Dan Brown, Raymond Khoury, and Chris Kuzneski make your center race faster—then bear in mind the identify Simon Toyne! Already a wreck speedy bestseller within the uk (“Intriguing and engaging…[with a] relentless speed” The Sun) Toyne’s Sanctus is, without difficulty, some of the most amazing conspiracy mystery debuts in lots of years. during this electrifying, nonstop event, a tender newspaper reporter, pushed through the reminiscence of her misplaced brother, uncovers a gloomy mystery nurtured for 3,000 years through blood and lies by means of adherents of an old, unknown faith in a Vatican-like fort hidden away for millennia from unwelcomed prying eyes.

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Download E-books Un rastro de sirena (Novela negra) PDF

La sirena. Un apodo atinado si no fuese tan macabro: tal y como apareció el cadáver, aquel tronco diminuto hubiera podido continuar tanto en dos piernas estilizadas y elegantes como en una cola de pez.

Un rastro de sirena es los angeles cuarta entrega de una serie protagonizada por el detective canario Ricardo Blanco. En esta ocasión, el cadáver de una muchacha aparece descuartizado en l. a. playa de los angeles Laja, en Las Palmas. Con un tatuaje y un collar como únicos elementos para desentrañar el crimen, Blanco debe adentrarse en el mundo de l. a. prostitución y el tráfico de drogas vehiculado, principalmente, por l. a. mafia rusa que en pocos años se ha asentado en los angeles isla de Gran Canaria.

Correa guía al lector por los particulares y contradictorios recovecos de los angeles vida canaria con unos personajes dinámicos a los que los angeles trama coloca en el desfiladero.

Una novela de suspense –y también un hilarante cuadro de costumbres-, con un estilo directo y una ironía emparentada tanto con el Montalbano de Andrea Camilleri como con el Carvalho de Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, rasgos con los que su autor ya se ha ganado un lugar en el landscape literario de nuestra lengua. (“¿Alguien dijo que l. a. novela negra estaba exhalando sus últimos suspiros? Correa demuestra que el género goza de muy buena salud”, Antonio Parra, La Verdad Digital) Ricardo Blanco es un antihéroe que seduce por su mesurado cinismo, al que el lector, indefectiblemente, acaba por adoptar.

José Luis Correa Santana (Las Palmas, 1962) es profesor de Didáctica de l. a. Lengua y l. a. Literatura en l. a. Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Tras una breve etapa de escritor de relatos cortos, en l. a. que obtiene algunos premios como el Julio Cortázar (La Laguna, 1998) o el Campus (Las Palmas de G.C., 1999), se ha instalado definitivamente en los angeles novela con títulos comoMe mataron tan mal (Premio Benito Pérez Armas, 2000) y Échale un ojo a Carla (Premio Vargas Llosa, 2002).

Con l. a. novela Quince días de noviembre (2003) irrumpe en el género negro e inicia los angeles serie que tiene como protagonista a Ricardo Blanco, que continuará con Muerte en Abril (2004) y Muerte de un violinista (2006). l. a. obra de Correa ha sido traducida al alemán y al finlandés.

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Download E-books Bats of the Republic: An Illuminated Novel PDF

By Zachary Thomas Dodson

"A novel with a steampunk aesthetic and a Philip okay. Dick center" -- A.V. Club

Bats of the Republic is an illuminated novel of event, featuring hand-drawn maps and traditional heritage illustrations, subversive pamphlets and science-fictional diagrams, or even a nineteenth-century novel-within-a-novel—an intrigue wrapped in leading edge design.

     In 1843, fragile naturalist Zadock Thomas needs to go away his cherished in Chicago to bring a mystery letter to an notorious basic at the entrance strains of the warfare over Texas. The destiny of the unstable republic, in addition to Zadock’s destiny, will depend on his mission. When a cloud of bats leads him off the path, he occurs upon whatever impossible...
     Three hundred years later, the realm has collapsed and the remnants of humanity hang to a wierd society of paranoia. Zeke Thomas has inherited a sealed envelope from his grandfather, an esteemed senator. When that letter is going lacking, Zeke engages a fomenting uprising that can unfastened him—if it doesn’t damage his dating, his kin legacy, and the whole republic first.
     As their tales overlap and historical past itself starts off to resolve, a struggle in time erupts among a misplaced civilization, a forgotten destiny, and the chaos of the wild. Bats of the Republic is a masterful novel of experience and technology fiction, of elliptical historical past and dystopian fight, and, at its riveting middle, of affection.

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