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By Stephen J. Cannell

Sweeping from the particular golfing golf equipment of Brentwood to the depths of Hong Kong's mysterious walled urban, Riding the Snake is a mystery torn directly from the headlines. it is set in a perilous Asian underworld the place terrorism, overseas impact peddling, and unlawful immigration converge right into a unmarried sinister internet with a heartless chinese language crime lord at its center.

To prankster/L.A. playboy Wheeler Cassidy, issues glance a bit bleak. His belief land is dwindling, his attractiveness are dissolving into the daiquiris, and his existence has no path -- till his golden-boy more youthful brother, a well known attorney and political strength dealer; is located mysteriously useless. Wheeler joins forces with the attractive Tanisha Williams, an L.A. cop from South primary who is been parked at the Asian Crimes job strength whereas inner Affairs investigates her occupation. jointly they embark on a deadly quest for the reality -- opposed to lethal odds.

Tentatively in the beginning, then with becoming self assurance and fervour, the 2 keep on with their leads right into a labyrinth of violent intrigue and a multibillion-dollar chinese language felony conspiracy that teaches to the head of the U.S. govt. quickly they locate themselves up opposed to the main ruthless Triad chief, the Washington institution, and violent L.A. gangsters. As Riding the Snake races to a riveting climax within the sewers underneath la foreign Airport, you could virtually listen it ominously ticking down -- just like the suitcase nuke that is set to incinerate a major bite of Southern California.

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By Lorenzo Carcaterra

Naples, Italy, in the course of 4 fateful days within the fall of 1943. the one humans left within the shattered, bombed-out urban are the misplaced, deserted little ones whose basically objective is to outlive one other day. None may think that they might develop into fearless warring parties and the unlikeliest heroes of global battle II. they're the soldiers immortalized in Street Boys, Lorenzo Carcaterra’s exhilarating new novel, a publication that exceeds even his bestselling Sleepers as a riveting studying experience.

It’s overdue September. The conflict in Europe is sort of received. Italy is leaderless, Mussolini already arrested via anti-Fascists. The German military has evacuated town of Naples. Adults, even whole households, were marched off to paintings camps or just despatched off to their deaths. Now, the German military is relocating towards Naples to complete the activity. Their chilling directions are: If town can’t belong to Hitler, it's going to belong to no one.

No one yet childrens. little ones who've been orphaned or hidden by way of mom and dad in a final, defiant gesture opposed to the Nazis. youngsters, a few as younger as ten years outdated, armed with only a handful of weapons, unexploded bombs, and their very own ingenuity. young children who're decided to tackle the advancing enemy and shop the city—or die trying.

There is Vincenzo Soldari, a sixteen-year-old heritage buff who's made up our minds to make heritage via major others with braveness and self-confidence; Carlo Maldini, a middle-aged drunkard wanting to redeem himself via including his adventure to the uncooked exuberance of the younger opponents; Nunzia Maldini, his nineteen-year-old daughter, who is helping her father regain his self-respect— and loses her middle to an American G.I.; Corporal Steve Connors, a soldier despatched out on reconnaissance, then bring to an end from his comrades—with no selection yet to assist the road boys; Colonel Rudolph Van Klaus, the proud Nazi commander shamed by means of his personal sadistic challenge; and, in fact, the handfuls of younger boys who use their few talents and nice center to attempt to avoid wasting their urban, their state, and themselves.

In its compassionate portrait of the rootless younger, and its pitiless portrayal of the violence that's right away their international and their manner out, Street Boys continues and deepens Lorenzo Carcaterra’s trademark subject matters. In its remarkable scope and natural page-turning pleasure, it stands as a stirring tribute to the underdog in us all—and as a unique addition to the novels approximately global warfare II.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download E-books Der Marathon-Killer: Thriller (German Edition) PDF

By Jon Stock

MI6-Agent Daniel Marchant läuft das Rennen seines Lebens: Denn wenn einer der Teilnehmer am London Marathon das pace verringert, wird eine Bombe hochgehen und mit ihr der US-Botschafter. Die atemberaubende Rettungsaktion gelingt, und Marchant ist der Held des Tages – bis er der Mittäterschaft verdächtigt wird. Beim Versuch, seinen Namen reinzuwaschen, muss er jedoch entdecken, dass die Folgen eines sehr persönlichen Verrats die Sicherheit der ganzen westlichen Hemisphäre gefährden könnten …

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By Gerald Seymour

A page-turning mystery of existence and dying within the ethical maze of the post-9/11 international from the overseas bestselling writer and "best secret agent novelist ever" (Philadelphia Inquirer)

The principles are basic. get a divorce your form. cover your scent. by no means exhibit your silhouette. cost the surfaces of your equipment. house the events of your group. Use the shadows. Danny "Badger" Baxter has a expertise for surveillance. he is continuously the foundations. formerly, they have stored him alive.

But now Badger has a much bigger task than photographing dissident Northern Irish Republicans in muddy Ulster fields, or Islamic extremists on rainswept Yorkshire moors. MI6 have a plan to assassinate the Engineer―a amazing maker of Improvised Explosive units, the roadside bombs which account for eighty% of Allied casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan. The spooks recognize he is making plans to depart his domestic in Iran. they simply have to discover whilst and the place he is traveling.

So Badger reveals himself at the improper facet of the Iranian border, stressed with a associate he loathes, mendacity less than a cruel solar in a mosquito-infested marsh, gazing the home. If issues get it wrong, so far as Her Majesty's govt is anxious, his half within the plot is totally deniable. With A Deniable Death, Gerald Seymour expertly explores the ethical compromises of the key global upon which we depend for our daily protection - and the superb reserves of braveness which traditional humans can locate in outstanding conditions.
A Washington publish Notable Fiction publication of 2013

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By Gregg Hurwitz

The sequence that began it all!

The maestro of pulse-pounding suspense promises an explosive new white-knuckle mystery that includes deputy U.S. Marshal Tim Rackley -- a lawman pushed by means of honor, morality, and a thirst for justice. The chief of 1 of the country's such a lot violent biker gangs, Den Laurey must have been in the back of bars. yet because of a bold break out on an L.A. highway, numerous deputy marshals are lifeless and Laurey is using loose. Rackley, again at the Service's warrant squad, is in scorching pursuit of the outlaw and his ruthless gang -- with a media whirlwind and the full la law-enforcement neighborhood using him.

Just while Laurey is inside his snatch, situations strength Rackley to permit him move -- with devastating effects. a number of miles up the line, a sheriff's deputy is attacked: Tim's pregnant spouse, Dray. pushed through guilt, Tim vows to seek Laurey down -- a seek that might lead him right into a darkish international of deception and lies, an international of criminals and undercover police officers, medicines and mutilation. And the foremost to the violent puzzle lies within the discarded corpses of ladies -- ladies for whom Tim needs to search justice whilst nobody else will. With the stakes emerging, Tim needs to resolve a frightening mystery and confront a dangerous terror that reaches from the again alleys of Mexico to the poppy fields of Afghanistan ... and threatens to blow up at the darkish streets of L.A.

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