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Download E-books The White Road: A Charlie Parker Thriller PDF

Download E-books The White Road: A Charlie Parker Thriller PDF

By John Connolly

In his fourth mystery, foreign bestselling writer John Connolly once more takes readers into the darkish global of personal detective Charlie Parker, whose lethal struggle opposed to evil starts off whilst the daughter of a South Carolina millionaire is raped and murdered.

In South Carolina, a tender black guy faces the dying penalty for the rape and homicide of Marianne Larousse, daughter of 1 of the wealthiest males within the kingdom. it is a case that no-one desires to contact, a case with its roots in previous evil, and previous evil is deepest detective Charlie Parker's speciality.

But Parker is ready to go into a residing nightmare, a purple dreamscape haunted by way of the murderous spectre of a hooded lady, through a black motor vehicle looking forward to a passenger that by no means comes, and via the complicity of either buddies and enemies within the occasions surrounding Marianne Larousse's demise. this isn't an research. it is a descent into the abyss, a disagreement with darkish forces that threaten all that Parker holds pricey: his lover, his unborn baby, even his soul...

For in a jail mobilephone a ways to the north, an previous adversary is ready to take his revenge on Charlie Parker, its tools the very males that Parker is looking, and a wierd, hunched creature that retains its personal secrets and techniques buried via a riverbank: the undiscovered killer Cyrus Nairn.

quickly, all of those figures will face a last reckoning in southern swamps and northerly forests, in far away destinations associated by means of a unmarried thread, a spot the place the trails of the dwelling and the lifeless converge.

a spot identified basically because the White highway.

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Download E-books Hammett: A novel PDF

Download E-books Hammett: A novel PDF

By Joe Gores

From Chinatown's darkish alleys to the fog-shrouded Golden Gate, crooked politicians ran San Francisco. To Hammet, retired Pinkerton detective and suffering author, it was once all simply grist to his fictional mill. till the evening his good friend walked right into a baseball bat. Then Hammett hung up his typewriter, wear his gumshoes and went out into the brawling, swaggering urban to discover the brutal assassin.

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Download E-books They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (Serpent's Tail Classics) PDF

Download E-books They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (Serpent's Tail Classics) PDF

By Horace McCoy

"Sordid, pathetic, senselessly fascinating. . . has the immediacy and the importance of a nerve-shattering explosion."—The New Republic

The melancholy of the Thirties led humans to determined measures to outlive. The marathon dance craze, which flourished at the moment, appeared an easy method for individuals to earn more money dancing the hours away for funds, for weeks at a time. however the underside of that craze was once full of a contest and violence unknown to so much ballrooms.

Horace McCoy was once born close to Nashville, Tennessee in 1897. His novels contain I must have Stayed Home (1938), and Kiss the next day Goodbye (1948).

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Download E-books Whip Hand PDF

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Invoice Brown is a savvy, usually sincere L. A. cop who flees to Dallas after an research into corruption objectives a few of his off-duty prepared crime playing friends. while his lifestyles is threatened to maintain him quiet, invoice buys a bus price tag, and stumbles onto a kidnapping/murder plot of a tender lady in Dallas. He bargains his prone to the victim's prosperous family members, as they search revenge at the bumbling kidnappers.

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Download E-books A Walk Among the Tombstones, Movie Tie-in Edition (Matthew Scudder) PDF

Download E-books A Walk Among the Tombstones, Movie Tie-in Edition (Matthew Scudder) PDF

By Lawrence Block

WHEN YOU CAN’T name THE COPS,
YOU name SCUDDER.

 
Kenan Khoury’s spouse went out grocery purchasing and not got here domestic. Alive, besides. yet simply because Kenan Khoury buys and sells medicinal drugs for a residing he can’t visit the police for aid. He is going to Matthew Scudder in its place -- an alcoholic ex-cop and unlicensed deepest eye who will cease at not anything to deliver the brutal killers to justice earlier than one other blameless lady falls underneath their knives.
 
One of the main acclaimed detectives of all time, Lawrence Block’s Matthew Scudder returns to the massive monitor in his so much stunning case ever, courtesy of overseas megastar Liam Neeson (TAKEN) and writer/director Scott Frank (GET SHORTY, OUT OF SIGHT).

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Download E-books Cassidy's Girl PDF

Download E-books Cassidy's Girl PDF

By David Goodis

They are saying guy wishes a lady to visit hell with.  Cassidy had two.  One used to be Mildred, the spouse who saved him chained with ties of worry and jealousy and paralyzing sexual need.  The different was once Doris, a frail angel with a 100-proof halo and a bottle rather than a harp.  With these , Cassidy chanced on that the trip to hell can be two times as fast.

Cassidy's lady has the entire qualities that made its writer a virtuoso of the hard-boiled: a fiercely compelling ploy; characters who self-destruct in spectacularly unpredictable methods; and an insider's wisdom of the entire routes to the ground.

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Download E-books The Moth PDF

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By James M. Cain

A sweeping story of affection, loss, and the pursuit of good looks throughout the nice DepressionFrom start, Jack Dillon is a golden baby. Blessed with blond locks, glittering eyes, and an ideal voice, he's the most well-liked baby singer in Baltimore. but if puberty robs him of his voice and the inventory marketplace wipes out his kinfolk fortune, Jack is pressured to rebuild. Over the subsequent fifteen years, Jack will see all of it. From Maryland to California and again back, he'll turn into a soccer famous person, a soldier, and a tramp. via all of it, he by no means loses his eye for attractiveness, or his starvation for a lady he has identified given that adolescence. to discover happiness within the face of the melancholy, Jack should do not forget that regardless of how the realm has replaced him, a part of his soul continues to be as natural because the first word he sang.

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Download E-books Blackmailer (Hard Case Crimes) PDF

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By George Axelrod

From the Academy Award nominated screenwriter of Breakfast at Tiffany's and The Manchurian Candidate comes a wide ranging tale of homicide and mischief…

it is the tale of a big-game hunter, fisherman, fighter, customer to Cuba, under the influence of alcohol, and Nobel Prize-winning writer, lately deceased of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, whose ultimate unpublished manuscript may well fetch a mint…

it is the tale of a brief, balding guy with a high-pitched voice and a vicious wit, whose cocktail events are the debate of town, specially while a stunning girl dies at one among them…

it is the tale of Hollywood’s sexiest starlet, who manages to hide issues even if she’s donning not anything yet a towel…

…and it’s the tale of Dick Sherman, intrepid manhattan writer, at the path of the literary locate of the century – and the killer who will cease at not anything to maintain it from being came upon.

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