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Download E-books Death of a Scholar: The Twentieth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew (THOMAS CHALONER) PDF

By Susanna Gregory

In the summertime of 1358 the general practitioner Matthew Bartholomew returns to Cambridge to benefit that his liked sister is in mourning after the unforeseen dying of her husband, Oswald Stanmore. conscious that his son has little interest in the material exchange that made his fortune and acceptance, Oswald has left the company to his widow, yet a spate of burglaries within the city distracts Matthew from aiding Edith in her grief and trying to preserve the peace among her and her wayward son.

As good because the robbery of irreplaceable goods from Michaelhouse, which threatens its very survival, a brand new starting place, Winwick corridor, is inflicting consternation among Matthew's colleagues. The founder is an impatient guy made up our minds that his identify will grace the University's such a lot prestigious collage. He has used his wealth to hurry the development of the corridor, and his appointed Fellows have infiltrated the charitable Guild based by way of Stanmore, with a view to achieve the help of Cambridge's so much influential voters on Winwick's behalf.

A excellent hurricane among the older institutions and the brash novices is brewing whilst the homicide of a number one member of the Guild is quickly through the demise of 1 of Winwick's senior Fellows. helping Brother Michael in investigating those fatalities leads Matthew right into a internet of suspicion, the place conspiracy theories are rife yet proof are scarce and the place the strain from the issues of his collage and his relatives units him on a direction that can endanger his personal future...

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Download E-books Hell's Horizon (The City Trilogy) PDF

By Darren Shan

The second one quantity in a noirish, gritty city myth for adults from the bestselling kid's writer. within the urban, The Cardinal principles, and Al Jeery is a devoted member of his own protect. but if Al is seconded from his tasks at occasion vital to enquire a homicide, an unforeseen discovery leads him in a brand new path, the place his loyalties and ideology should be critically established. quickly he's inquisitive about a terrifying secret that pulls within the lifeless, the City's Incan forefathers, the implementing determine of the Cardinal, and the near-mythical murderer, Paucar Wami. Wami is a legislations unto himself, a shadowy, enigmatic determine who can it sounds as if kill a person he chooses with no worry of punishment or retribution. And Al is ready to determine that he has much more in universal with Wami than he may ever have imagined...

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Download E-books The Execution of Noa P. Singleton: A Novel PDF

By Elizabeth L. Silver

An unforgettable and unpredictable debut novel of guilt, punishment, and the tales we inform ourselves to survive
 
      Noa P. Singleton by no means spoke a observe in her personal protection all through a quick trial that ended with a jury discovering her responsible of first-degree homicide. Ten years later, having approved her destiny, she sits on demise row in a maximum-security penitentiary, just six months clear of her execution date. 
   Meanwhile, Marlene Dixon, a high-powered Philadelphia lawyer who's additionally the mummy of the lady Noa used to be imprisoned for killing. She claims to have changed her brain concerning the demise penalty and may do every thing in her significant energy to persuade the governor to commute Noa's sentence to lifestyles in legal, in go back for the single factor Noa can exchange: her tale. Marlene desperately wants to comprehend the occasions that led to her daughter’s deathevents that purely Noa is aware of and hasn't ever shared. Inextricably associated via homicide yet with very diversified pursuits, Noa and Marlene combat with the sentences existence itself can impose whereas they confront the easiest and worst of what makes us human.

Now with additional Libris fabric, together with a reader’s advisor and bonus content

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Download E-books The Considerate Killer (A Nina Borg Novel) PDF

By Lene Kaaberbol

The exciting ultimate installment of the New York Times bestselling Nina Borg sequence set in Denmark

Scandinavian crime sequence In an try and store their marriage, Nina Borg and her husband traveled to a seashore hotel within the Philippines for a dream holiday. in simple terms now, six months later, does Nina start to comprehend the devastating repercussions of that trip—repercussions that experience her domestic around the globe to Denmark. On an icy iciness day, she is attacked open air the grocer. the very last thing she hears ahead of wasting awareness is her assailant asking her forgiveness. basically later does she remember the fact that this isn’t for what he’s simply performed, yet for what he plans to do to.

As Nina attempts to track the beginning of sinister messages she’s obtained, she realizes the try on her existence has to be associated with occasions in Manila, and to 3 younger males whose risky friendship begun in clinical tuition. Time and condition have compelled them to make most unlikely offerings that experience price human lives.

It’s far from Viborg to Manila, and but Nina and her pursuer face an analogous hindrance: How a ways will they visit store themselves?

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Download E-books I DON'T LIKE MONDAYS: Female Rampage Killers: Women Who Kill PDF

“I DON’T LIKE MONDAYS.” The recognized hit tune “I don’t like Mondays” penned by means of Bob Geldof, was once written after the college shootings in San Diego, California, devoted through Brenda Spencer. as soon as she used to be apprehended and requested why she had performed it. Her answer was once: “I don’t like Mondays, do you?” whilst one thinks of spree killers or rampage killers, often one thinks of a male. males comparable to the Aurora Colorado movie show James Eagan Holmes, Seung-Hui Cho Virginia Tech bloodbath, Columbine institution killers Eric David Bennet and Dylan Bennet Klebold, Adam Lanza at Sandy Hook undemanding institution, and the 20011 bloodbath at a summer season camp in Norway, by way of Anders Behring Breivik to call quite a few. but, girls have additionally dedicated those crimes simply no longer in such huge numbers as males. Welcome to the realm of the feminine Rampage Killer.

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Download E-books Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths in London's East End PDF

By Geoffrey Howse

For centuries London's East finish has been linked to a number of the worst components of human depravity, the place foul deeds and homicide have been standard; and in 1888 the area's notoriety used to be further to by means of the bad murders devoted through Jack the Ripper. The East finish used to be populated via humans stuffed jointly in shut knit groups. because the East finish had grown from the traditional villages alongside the river, quite a bit of the village surroundings remained and competition existed during the quarter regardless of there being a number of the worst depravity and vilest slums to be discovered anyplace within the kingdom. for example the citizens of Bethnal eco-friendly seemed down their noses at these from Hoxton, slightly 880 yards away. through the 1930's after the melancholy a central authority record envisioned 60% of the youngsters in Bethnal eco-friendly suffered from malnutrition and eighty five% of the housing was once unsatisfactory. those have been the days whilst the infamous Kray Twins have been slicing their tooth. for hundreds of years the East End's notoriety for foul deeds has remained unsurpassed within the annals of crime during this nation. This declare to popularity, isn't really with out justification, because the pages of this booklet show.

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Download E-books The Dark Winter: A Novel (Detective Sergeant McAvoy) PDF

By David Mark

A chain of suspicious deaths have rocked Hull, a port urban in England as previous and mysterious as its bordering sea. they've got captured the eye of Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy. He notices a trend neglected via his fellow officials, who could fairly get a short arrest than trouble themselves with discovering the genuine killer. Torn among his police tasks and his aching wish to spend extra time along with his pregnant spouse and younger son, McAvoy is an not likely hero: a bodily enforcing guy way more cozy exploring laptop databases than throwing round his muscle. forced by means of his willing feel of justice, he makes a decision to strike out alone—but within the depths of the darkish wintry weather, it’s tricky to put out of your mind what occurred the final time he chanced on himself at the incorrect facet of a killer’s blade…

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Download E-books Shoot the Works (Michael Shayne, Book 29) PDF

By Brett Halliday

Even supposing few males learned it, Lola wasn't really appealing. What she had used to be way more effective than mere good looks - an air of mystery of natural unadulterated intercourse, so particular it took your breath away.

Mike may perhaps simply know the way Jim Wallace, a devoted husband for twenty-five years and a guy of irreproachable personality, might without warning burst off the deep finish over a babe like Lola.

Just taking a look at Lola's lifeless physique, Mike may understand...

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Download E-books The Devil's Interval (A Maggie Fiori Mystery) PDF

By Linda Lee Peterson

“Impossible to place down. gleaming conversation, references either musical and literary, and an offbeat solid of plausible characters make the pages fly by.”
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Maggie Fiori makes use of her powers as a journalist to dig into the area of San Francisco's elite after a limo motive force is convicted of murdering a socialite. among dealing with her sons' football practices, saving her broken marriage, and dealing with her maddening employees, Maggie fights to turn out that the "Limousine Lothario" used to be to blame of not more than loving his mother.

Linda Lee Peterson is the writer of Edited to Death, which brought readers to San Francisco sleuth and journal editor Maggie Fiori. a well known advertising and marketing specialist, Peterson has additionally written numerous nonfiction books and contributed to such guides because the Chicago Tribune.

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Download E-books Last Ditch (Inspectr Roderick Alleyn) PDF

By Ngaio Marsh

Ricky Alleyn – might be you recognize his father, Roderick? – first seemed in Spinsters in Jeopardy, as a baby. he is now 21, and has taken himself off to a secluded island to write down a singular. Or take into consideration writing a unique. Or search for distractions so he can steer clear of writing a singular. The distractions abound, usually within the type of colourful neighborhood characters (and a slightly dishy one), so all is beer and skittles (well, with the exception of the radical) till Ricky stumbles throughout a homicide after which will get himself abducted. that's too undesirable for Ricky (and the murder-victim), yet dandy for the reader, because it brings Inspector Alleyn to the island, and he is on most sensible shape. A subtheme regarding drug-running could strike a jarring be aware, yet consider, Last Ditch used to be first released in 1977, and as such, it bargains a impressive examine what occurs whilst the characters and conventions of the Golden Age fetch up within the notably tarnished present.

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