Download E-books Blonde Faith: An Easy Rawlins Novel PDF

By Walter Mosley

Effortless Rawlins comes domestic from paintings, and unearths extra hassle on his doorstep in an afternoon than such a lot males come upon in a lifetime.

A pal has left his daughter at Easy's condo with no rather a lot as a notice. essentially this good friend, Christmas Black, a veteran of Vietnam, fears for his lifestyles and his daughter's.

Easy's closest buddy, the fellow referred to as Mouse, has disappeared too--and his spouse tells effortless that he's sought after for homicide. Mouse has been a thorn within the police's facet for thus lengthy that simple is confident that this time they are going to kill him once they locate him.

Worst of all, Easy's longtime lover tells him that she plans to marry one other guy. In an international of damage, effortless moves out on his personal to aim to discover one good friend, shop one other, and retailer himself from the ache that's using him out of his brain. On his course he meets drug buyers, corrupt officers, each demeanour of felony and con--and a lady named religion who may perhaps carry the major to multiple existence.

In his 10th effortless Rawlins novel, Walter Mosley writes with a grace and perception that few writers ever in achieving. it's the clearest evidence but that Walter Mosley is "one of this nation's best writers" (Boston Globe).

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Download E-books I am Death PDF

By Chris Carter

Seven days after being kidnapped, the physique of a twenty-year-old girl is located on a eco-friendly patch of grass by way of the la foreign Airport. She has been left together with her limbs stretched out and unfold aside, putting her in a five-point human famous person. The post-mortem finds that she were tortured and murdered in a such a lot strange approach. however the surprises do not finish there. This killer loves to play, and he left a word lodged within his victim's throat. Detective Robert Hunter, who leads LAPD's certain part, extremely Violent Unit, is assigned the case. yet shortly a moment physique turns up. Hunter is aware he should be quickly. Surrounded via new demanding situations as on a daily basis passes, Detective Hunter reveals himself chasing a monster. A predator whose previous hides a bad mystery, whose wish to harm humans and thirst for homicide can by no means be quenched - for he's demise.

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Download E-books The Bloodied Ivy (Nero Wolfe) PDF

By Robert Goldsborough

When a good philosopher takes a bad tumble, Nero Wolfe is going again to school.
a tutorial so conservative he notion Ronald Reagan was once a pinko, Hale Markham ideas Prescott collage like an highbrow tyrant—until the morning he is came across lifeless on the backside of 1 of Prescott’s famously attractive ravines. each liberal on campus hated the crotchety previous crank, yet which one is answerable for giving Markham his ultimate push to the right?
The case so intrigues the incomparable, reclusive grasp detective Nero Wolfe that he is taking the bizarre step of leaving the confines of his domestic. With guy of motion Archie Goodwin at his part, Wolfe examines jealous professors, a fanatical assistant, and a school president with an ego that—like the college itself—will now not cease growing to be. notwithstanding they are faraway from town, Wolfe and Goodwin will locate that no again alley is as risky because the shadowy corridors of the Ivy League.

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Download E-books The Case of the Love Commandos (Vish Puri) PDF

By Tarquin Hall

In a single of the 10 most sensible mysteries of the yr (Seattle Times), deepest investigator Vish Puri turns into embroiled in a high-stakes secret related to one among India’s so much debatable commodities: love.

When Ram and Tulsi fall in love, the younger woman’s mom and dad are lifeless set opposed to the union. She’s from a high-caste family members; he’s from the bottom strata of Indian society. younger Tulsi’s father locks her up and grants to seek down the “loverboy dog.” thankfully, India’s Love Commandos, a real-life crew of volunteers devoted to supporting mixed-caste undefined, come to the rescue. yet simply once they unlock Tulsi, Ram is mysteriously snatched from his hiding place.

The activity of discovering him falls to India’s “Most inner most Investigator.” regrettably, Vish Puri isn't really having a very good month. He’s did not recuperate a cache of stolen jewels. His pockets has been stolen, and he’s having to depend on his infuriating Mummy-ji to get it again. And to most sensible all of it, his archrival, investigator Hari Kumar, can also be attempting to find Ram. To reunite the star-crossed enthusiasts and reclaim his rightful position as India’s unchallenged “Most inner most Investigator,” Puri and his group of operatives needs to infiltrate Ram’s village and navigate the caste politics formed through millennia-old prejudices.

Critics hailed The Case of the lethal Butter bird, the final installment within the Vish Puri secret sequence, as Tarquin Hall’s most sensible but, asserting that every publication has “raised the stakes subtly” (The Huffington Post). Now, “once back, India’s such a lot deepest Investigator solves his case with panache” (Kirkus Reviews).

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Download E-books Zip Gun Boogie (Nick Sharman) PDF

By Mark Timlin

Sixth within the Nick Sharman crime series

It's time for one more rock and roll case. American rock gods Pandora's field are slicing their new album in London yet somebody has wiped the tapes and one of many band is in clinic after an OD. input Sharman, who has been volunteered through Chris Kennedy-Sloane to unravel the mess. sooner than Nick is aware it, he's relationship the lead singer Ninotchka; that is a week's paintings in itself. he's being rather well paid and the resort is easily stocked with beer so he's chuffed there, yet let's no longer disregard there's nonetheless a madman at the unfastened. So what does Nick do, but take Ninotchka to a bondage membership in Soho. because the our bodies begin mounting up, a suspect is found—but is it the appropriate person?

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Download E-books Witsec: Inside the Federal Witness Protection Program PDF

By Pete Earley

For many years no legislation enforcement application has been as cloaked in controversy and secret because the Federal Witness security software. Now, for the 1st time, Gerald Shur, the guy credited with the construction of WITSEC, groups with acclaimed investigative journalist Pete Earley to inform the interior tale of turncoats, crime-fighters, killers, and traditional humans stuck up in a life-and-death online game of deception within the identify of justice.

Inside the Federal Witness safeguard Program

When the govt. was once wasting the struggle on equipped crime within the early Nineteen Sixties, Gerald Shur, a tender lawyer within the Justice Department’s equipped Crime and Racketeering part, instructed the dep. to attract mobsters into breaking their code of silence with can provide of security and relocation. yet as high-ranking mob figures got here into this system, Shur came upon that maintaining his witnesses alive within the face of dying threats concerned greater than removing previous identities and growing new ones. It additionally intended removing households from their pasts and giving new identities to better halves and youngsters, in addition to to mob girlfriends and mistresses.

It intended getting late-night telephone calls from secure witnesses not able to deal with their new lives. It intended arranging funerals, delivering monetary aid, and in a single example even aiding a mobster’s spouse get breast implants. And all too frequently it intended odds secure witness could go back to what he knew best–crime.

In this publication Shur provides a you-are-there account of notorious witnesses, from Joseph Valachi to “Sammy the Bull” Gravano to “Fat Vinnie” Teresa, of the lengths this system is going to to maintain its fees secure, and of instances that went very incorrect and infrequently even safe those that went directly to kill back.

He describes the affliction persisted via blameless those who stumbled on themselves within the flawed position on the fallacious time and ended up in a software adapted to criminals. And besides Shur’s warfare tales, WITSEC attracts at the haunting phrases of 1 mob spouse, who vividly describes her lifetime of lies, secrecy, and loss contained in the application.

A strong actual tale of the internal workings of 1 of the simplest and debatable guns within the battle opposed to equipped crime and the interior workings of prepared crime itself–and extra lately opposed to Colombian drug purchasers, outlaw motorbike gang participants, white-collar con males, and overseas terrorists–this publication takes us right into a demanding, harmful twilight international rigorously hidden in undeniable sight: the place the kin residing round the corner will not be who they are saying they're. . .

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Download E-books Alcatraz: A Definitive History of the Penitentiary Years PDF

By Michael Esslinger

This Kindle booklet variation has been thoroughly revised, reedited and up to date with new inmate / officer interviews and ancient bills! be aware: This booklet comprises photograph depictions of crime and felony violence.

ALCATRAZ – the identify on my own stated all of it… It used to be intended to ship a shudder down the spines of the nation's so much incorrigible criminals. It stripped Al Capone of his strength. It tamed "Machine Gun" Kelly right into a version of decorum. It took the birds clear of the Birdman of Alcatraz.

When prisoners boarded the boat for Alcatraz, they knew they'd reached the tip of the road. not just used to be this the hardest of all Federal penitentiaries, however it used to be additionally stated to be nearly escape-proof. The island was once a average citadel, separated from the mainland via a slim strait of freezing water and lethal currents. This legal used to be the U.S. government’s drastic solution to the lawlessness unleashed lower than Prohibition, which persisted in the course of the “Roaring Twenties” and into tooth of the good melancholy. Alcatraz, with its damp chilly and austere isolation, its inflexible self-discipline and strict rule of silence, used to be as difficult because the criminals that have been despatched there, and by the point the felony closed down in 1963, "the Rock" had definitely performed its job.

Alcatraz - A Definitive background of the prison Years has sustained as a staple reference for workers individuals and travel courses at Alcatraz, and continues to be probably the most finished references chronicling the background of the island. This colossal reference navigates the Island's historical past via not often noticeable records, interviews and 1000s of pages of ancient photos. writer interviews diversity from males comparable to mythical FBI fugitive James “Whitey’ Bulger; Dale Stamphill, a precept within the 1938 break out with document Barker and Henry younger; to Atom undercover agent Morton Sobell, the codefendant of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.

Historian Michael Esslinger completely info the popular occasions, inmates, and existence contained in the such a lot notorious felony in American historical past. His examine incorporated hundreds and hundreds of hours interpreting real Alcatraz inmate records (including infrequent unique records from Al Capone, laptop Gun Kelly, and over 100 others) exploring the felony grounds from the rooftop to the waterfront to assist retrace occasions, break out routes, as well as carrying out numerous interviews with former inmates & guards. Esslinger interviewed numerous precept figures, made out of either inmates and officials who have been both concerned, on-duty or on Alcatraz in the course of approximately get away try. Interviews incorporated inmates and officials that coated each one period of operations at Alcatraz from the early army interval within the 1920’s, throughout the federal years: 1934 to 1963.

His learn has led to targeted money owed of either the 1946 & 1962 get away makes an attempt. an in depth account of the 1962 get away of Frank Morris and the Anglin Brothers presents infrequent perception extracted via photographs, and over 1,700 pages of FBI and Bureau of Prisons investigative notes.

Detailed narratives of Alcatraz's such a lot amazing inmates who contain Robert Stroud (Birdman of Alcatraz), Al Capone, laptop Gun Kelly, Frank Morris, the Anglin Brothers, document Barker, Joe Cretzer, Bernard Coy, Miran Thompson, Sam Shockley, and many-many others. Alcatraz Federal felony - A Definitive background of the detention center Years, is a accomplished reference at the background of Alcatraz and comprises probably the most finished records of inmate and legal existence pictures (nearly 1,000) from 1934-1963.

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Download E-books Rebus (Van In, Book 20) PDF

By Pieter Aspe

Zuster Marie Ange draaide de zware sleutel om in het slot en wierp een schuine blik over haar schouder. De guy achter haar knikte goedkeurend, maar zei verder niets. Hij knipperde zelfs niet met zijn ogen. De stilte maakte haar zenuwachtig en vooral ook bang. Ze had toch gedaan wat hij gevraagd had? Ze drukte haar gezicht tegen de eikenhouten deur aan en wachtte gespannen af. Hoe lang zou het duren voor de andere zusters haar begonnen te missen? En hoe lang zou het duren voor ze haar kwamen zoeken? Te lang. Veel te lang. Zoveel used to be zeker. Het onvermijdelijke leek onafwendbaar. Marie Ange klemde haar tanden op elkaar. Nonnen waren geen wereldvreemde wezens meer. Tegenwoordig wisten ze verdomd goed wat er zich in de echte wereld afspeelde. Een guy die een vrouw in een afgesloten ruimte met een pistool bedreigde, wilde doorgaans maar één ding. Marie Ange had voor ze in het klooster ging een tijdje betrekkingen gehad met een buurjongen maar dat was once zo lang geleden dat ze zich niet herinnerde hoe het aanvoelde gepenetreerd te worden. Ze wist alleen nog dat het gedoe niet lang duurde. Als ze hun zin maar kregen. Maar het kon ook anders. In de krant had ze verhalen gelezen over mannen die geen genoegen namen met gewone seks. Ze ontvoerden hun slachtoffers, sloten rooster op en onderwierpen chicken aan de ergste vernederingen.
'U gaat me toch geen pijn doen?' Ze vouwde ongemerkt haar handen en zei in gedachten een gebed. Als God niet tussenbeide kwam, had ze geen andere keuze dan de beproevingen nederig te aanvaarden. Niet tegenstribbelen en zijn wensen zo veel mogelijk inwilligen used to be de beste garantie op een goede afloop.
'Waarom zou ik u pijn doen?' Het klonk bijna als een verontschuldiging. Marie Ange hield haar gezicht tegen de deur gedrukt, maar toen het weer secondelang stil bleef, draaide ze zich om. Ze kon haar ogen niet geloven. Het was once een onwezenlijk tafereel. De guy stond stil als een standbeeld. Zijn armen hingen lusteloos langs zijn lichaam. De loop van het pistool wees naar beneden...

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Download E-books Le gardien invisible PDF

By Dolores Redondo

« Le gardien invisible est un roman noir puissant, inquiétant de réalisme, et inaugure los angeles trilogie du Baztán, qui va faire parler d’elle. » El Periódico

Le cadavre d’une jeune fille est découvert sur les bords de l. a. rivière Baztán dans une étrange mise en scène. Très vite, les croyances basques surgissent : et si toute cette horreur était l’oeuvre du basajaun, un être mythologique ? L’inspectrice Amaia Salazar, femme de tête en cost de l’enquête, se voit contrainte de revenir sur les lieux de son enfance qu’elle a tenté de fuir toute sa vie durant. 

Jonglant entre les innovations d’investigation scientifique modernes et les croyances populaires, Amaia Salazar devra mettre los angeles major sur ce gardien invisible qui perturbe l. a. vie paisible des habitants d’Elizondo.

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