The Replacements (A Bruno Johnson Thriller) - download pdf or read online

By David Putnam

Bruno Johnson, ex-detective with la County Sheriff s division and an ex-convict, is hiding out from the FBI in Costa Rica, tending bar to help 8 young children he illegally rescued from abusive houses. Partway via an ordinary day, Barbara Wicks, a former colleague and the executive of police for Montclair, California, walks into his bar. Bruno is surprised to the center. Is she there to arrest him and take him again to California? seems she s there to request Bruno s support. childrens were kidnapped.

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Download e-book for iPad: Reconquista: Roman (SMERALDINE) (French Edition) by Ghislain Cotton

By Ghislain Cotton

Des frères ennemis

Thomas Basil est romancier et traducteur de polars suédois. À l. a. mort de son frère jumeau qui lui avait « volé » son épouse Johanna, il se met en tête de los angeles reconquérir. Dans le yet de l’éblouir, il se livre à des actes extravagants avant de succéder à son jumeau comme gourou d’une fondation qui oscille entre secte philosophique et entreprise très profitable d’exploitation des engouements pour les pratiques physico-mentales les plus «tendance». Jusqu’à ce qu’un imprévu considérable et dramatique grippe méchamment los angeles machine…

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"Reconquista" [...] est tantôt dur, tantôt tendre. Souvent doux-amer, couleur des sous-bois de l’âme. Un roman à l. a. fois d’amour et d’humour : ça ne court docket pas les rues. - Francis Matthys, La Libre

À PROPOS DE L'AUTEUR

Journaliste et romancier, né à Bruxelles, Ghislain Cotton a fondé le Journal des Livres et exercé durant de longues années une activité de chroniqueur littéraire dans l. a. presse hebdomadaire. Il vit aujourd'hui dans l. a. province de Luxembourg. Reconquista est son sixième roman.

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New PDF release: Empty Ever After

By Reed Farrel Coleman

There are not any moment acts for the dead... or are there?

For over two decades, retired NYPD officer and PI Moe Prager, has been haunted through the key that will ultimately wreck his family members. Now, years after the fallout from the reality, greater than secrets and techniques are haunting the Prager kin. Moe Prager follows a path of graverobbers from cemetery to cemetery, from ashes to ashes and again back on the way to ultimately resolve the enigma of his useless brother-in-law Patrick. He plunges deeper into the darkish recesses of his prior than ever earlier than, revisiting all of his previous situations, on the way to discover the twisted alchemy of vengeance and resurrection. Will Moe, eventually, placed his earlier to relaxation? Will he locate the guy who belongs in that empty grave or will it stay empty, empty ever after?

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Read e-book online Souvenirs du Rif: Polar (SMERALDINE) (French Edition) PDF

By Michel Claise

Une enquête internationale

Quel mystérieux indicateur marocain l’a prévenu ? Et pourquoi lui ? Alain Denoyer, de l. a. Brigade des stups, pensait avoir affaire à un banal trafic de résine de hashish, et il se retrouve avec une affaire complexe mêlant trafic, blanchiment, corruption, prostitution, meurtres, règlements de comptes, imbroglios familiaux, and so forth. Du Rif à los angeles banlieue parisienne, de Monaco à Genève en passant par Luxembourg, le capitaine Denoyer, son homologue marocain Ben Azzouz et le lieutenant Paquet, spécialiste de l. a. lutte contre le blanchiment, vont patiemment traquer des suspects qui ne reculent devant rien pour protéger leurs intérêts.

Un polar passionnant qui traite de l. a. grande criminalité !

EXTRAIT

Le gigantesque massif de roches grises envahi des flancs au sommet par le vert éclatant d’une végétation sauvage, née de pluies régulières et de l. a. caresse insistante du soleil, abritait en ses creux de larges plaines, habitées et cultivées. Au volant d’une petite Peugeot de situation, le capitaine de police Alain Denoyer se disait, par moments, que ce versioné du paysage et sa respiratory lui rappelaient sa jeunesse et les lieux des vacances où ses mom and dad, qui préféraient l’effort de los angeles randonnée en montagne à l’indolence des plages, l’emmenaient pour parcourir les sentiers heureux et insouciants de l’enfance. De los angeles direction il pouvait apercevoir les paysans, qui, le dos en équerre, accomplissaient le geste universel de celui qui arrache du sol le produit de los angeles récolte, tandis que leurs femmes entassaient dans des carrioles tirées par un âne le contenu de paniers remplis à ras bord de plantes à feuilles vertes. Le profil des montagnes ressemblait aux cartes postales qu’il envoyait chaque année à ses grands-parents, avec l. a. même word : Bisous des Vosges. Ou du Jura. Mais là, il n’était pas en France. Ni même en Europe. Le policier se trouvait au cœur du Rif, une étendue de 20 000 km2 dans le Nord du Maroc, et ce que ces paysans enlevaient à l. a. terre n’était rien d’autre que du hashish. Du hashish, qui pousse plus abondamment et plus vite encore que n’importe quelle mauvaise herbe. Du hashish à perte de vue, chaque centimètre carré de ce territoire lui étant consacré.

À PROPOS DE L'AUTEUR

Michel Claise est juge d’instruction, spécialisé dans l. a. lutte contre los angeles criminalité en col blanc.

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Über uns der Schaum: Roman (German Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Hendrik Otremba

Der drogenabhängige Detektiv Joseph Weynberg trauert um seine Liebe – Hedy. Sie ist tot. Er bekommt den Auftrag, eine Frau, Maude Anandin, zu beschatten. Diese Femme Fatale ähnelt Hedy wie ein Klon. Weynberg entwickelt eine Obsession für Maude, die in Schwierigkeiten steckt und in ihrem exzessiven Leben dem Tod immer näher kommt. Menschen sterben. Weynberg ist unbeabsichtigt in diese Tode verstrickt.

Maude und Weynberg müssen aus ihrer namenlosen Heimatstadt fliehen, die sie noch nie zuvor verlassen haben. Sie wollen nach Neu-Qingdao, einer Stadt weit im Osten, von der sie sich Zuflucht und Perspektive versprechen. In von Menschen verlassenen Gegenden finden sie Schönheit, stolpern in surreale Szenarien, die Grenzen zwischen Traum und Wirklichkeit verschwimmen. Die Flucht fordert ihren Tribut. Sie werden schwächer, ihre Lage hoffnungsloser, schließlich aber erreichen sie mit letzter Kraft die verheißungsvolle Stadt. Doch ihre Verfolger sind ihnen auf den Fersen ...

„Über uns der Schaum" erzählt die Geschichte zweier verlorener Menschen, die in einer düsteren Zeit ums Überleben kämpfen müssen. Der Regen ist sauer, die Gesellschaft verroht – bei genauerem Blick wird klar: diese Welt ist unserer Gegenwart gefährlich nah.

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Get All Night Radio: A Kashi and Anna Mystery (All Night Radio a PDF

By Michael Bane

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Kashi Cannon is, in her personal phrases, "a poster lady for chicks with weapons" — a legal professional became firearms teacher, a champion useful pistol shooter and a really profitable businesswoman. but if she reluctantly concurs to bodyguard nation track superstar Clive Carr as a prefer to an outdated pal, she and her former cop associate, Anna, are drawn right into a global of gorgeous violence, the place in actual fact as elusive as a leading hit and the one universal denominator is betrayal. And whilst Clive’s daughter disappears, Kashi and Anna without notice locate all their ideas disappearing...

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Get Dead End (German Edition) PDF

By David Signer

Eine Erbschaft in Valencia. Ein Club-Wochenende in Berlin. Das Wiedersehen mit dem Sohn eines alten Freundes. Eine Dienstreise in den Senegal. Nichts ist harmlos, nichts läuft wie geplant in David Signers bitterbösen und rabenschwarzen Erzählungen. Signers Protagonisten treffen alltägliche Entscheidungen, die sich als falsch erweisen. Als deadly. Sie entfesseln verhängnisvolle Ereignisse, denen wir als Leser und Leserin atemlos folgen.

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Signer schickt weiße europäische Männer im mittleren modify aus der Mittelklasse ins Verderben. Er meint damit auch sich und seinesgleichen. Der böse Humor dahinter verleiht den Erzählungen eine weitere, gesellschaftskritische Ebene.

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Get CALYPSO PDF

By Ben Cero

while a wealthy, white American yachtsman is indicted for homicide of an area black launch-tender within the Caribbean island of Saint Vincent a conservative information commentator stirs up a media circus by way of championing the yachtsman and criticizing the weak point of the case with strategies that demean the neighborhood prosecutor.

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Steadily expanding antagonism constructing among the cocky ex-cop and the stuffy prosecutor (steeped in pedantic English culture) complicates operating preparations. yet that doesn’t deter the ex-cop, whose unwavering research results in rooting out a smart yet cold-hearted Armenian and his cohorts: a powerful Jamaican and a shifty Frenchman.

Along the best way the ex-cop encounters a cunning neighborhood gal who lighting fixtures all of his fi res. yet all too frequently her self-suffi ciency and individualism, in addition to oft-times cankerous perspective, culminates in a rocky, whereas torrid, relationship.

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Desiree (DEATH IN A SMALL SOUTHERN TOWN Book 1) by Joseph Inge PDF

By Joseph Inge

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Get The Black Ice Score: A Parker Novel (Parker Novels Book 11) PDF

By Richard Stark,Dennis Lehane

A corrupt African colonel has switched over part his country's wealth into diamonds and smuggled them to a big apple secure residence. 4 upstanding electorate plan to rescue their new kingdom by way of stealing the diamonds back—with the aid of a “specialist”—Parker, that's. He has the simplest references on the town. Will Parker holiday his rule opposed to operating with amateurs and support them simply because his lady will be disillusioned if he doesn’t? Or simply because 3 employed morons have threatened to kill him and his girl if he does? They concept they have been deciding to buy a bonus, yet what they get is a predated demise certificate.

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