Category: Historical Mystery Thriller Suspense Fiction

Download e-book for kindle: A Thorn Among the Lilies (Alvin Mystery Series: Alabama by Michael Hiebert

By Michael Hiebert

In Michael Hiebert’s haunting and strong novel, a long-ago tragedy echoes via small-town Alabama as one lady attempts to trace down a serial killer.

Detective Leah Teal is aware about lots of the secrets and techniques in her homeland of Alvin, yet there are regularly surprises available. just like the day she has the same opinion to take her daughter, Caroline, to determine a psychic for a studying. The psychic hones in on Leah in its place, hinting at a string of ugly killings and insisting that she interfere to avoid extra deaths.

When you go searching for difficulty, you by no means understand how a lot you’ll locate. convinced adequate, the psychic’s scant clues lead Leah to a chilly case from six years in the past, while a tender girl was once came across shot to loss of life, her eyelids sewn close. As Leah digs deeper into outdated records, a moment unsolved case surfaces with a similar grisly trend. whereas her sensible younger son, Abe, observes from the sidelines, Leah races to avoid one other awful homicide, ignorant of simply how deep the roots of evil can go.

Taut, suspenseful, and wealthy in Southern surroundings, A Thorn one of the Lilies is a spell binding novel of loss and vengeance, and the lengths a few will visit out of loyalty and love.

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Download e-book for iPad: El secreto de Turandot (Spanish Edition) by Elisa Santos

By Elisa Santos

Es el día del estreno de l. a. ópera Tannhauser
de Wagner y acaba de terminar los angeles representación.
Sobre el escenario, el barítono, de nombre Lucien,
está siendo merecidamente ovacionado por el
público. En un momento dado fija los angeles mirada en una
de las primeras butacas y allí descubre a una hermosa
mujer que le resulta time-honored. Algo en su inside le dice
que l. a. conoce pero es incapaz de recordar quién es. Se
cruzan las miradas varias veces y ella le sonríe. ¿Quién
es esa misteriosa dama que igualmente parece conocerle
a él? Un instante antes de caer el telón ella le muestra
un libro. Cuando cesan los aplausos del público, Lucien
baja corriendo hasta el asiento pero l. a. mujer ya no está.
Sin embargo le ha dejado algo, se trata de un libro que
esconde un mensaje en su inside. Un mensaje que el
propio Lucien había escrito veinte años atrás: «Violeta,
Sangre, Turandot», cube l. a. nota.

La novela es un viaje en el tiempo, un viaje a
una etapa muy importante en l. a. vida de Lucien, donde
él mismo nos cuenta en primera personality —a modo de
confesión a veces desgarradora, a veces entrañable y
divertida— sus intentos por saber quién es Violeta.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Franciscan Conspiracy (The Duecento Novels Book 1) by John Richard Sack

By John Richard Sack

THE FRANCISCAN CONSPIRACY, a heritage secret set in medieval Italy, has been released in sixteen languages and has been a top-10 bestseller in Brazil and all through Europe. On his dying, Fra Leo, the nearest better half of Francis of Assisi in the course of the saint’s existence, leaves a cryptic message for a more youthful friar. He launches the younger hermit Fra Conrad right into a labyrinth whose each passage confronts his private fears—there to make experience of the weird and complicated occasions that Francis’ demise in 1226. Why was once the saint’s physique abducted and hidden on the instigation of the pinnacle of the Franciscan Order? Why did the Order insist that the earliest biographies of Francis be destroyed? furthermore, Conrad is left to fathom the main mysterious occasion of Francis’ life—the wounds of Christ printed on the saint’s physique on Monte LaVerna.

The novel is decided opposed to the chaotic backdrop of 13th-century Italy, an period while the extraordinary poverty of spiritual zealots clashed with the burgeoning prosperity of retailers, the monastic orders and high-ranking Church officers. This chasm additionally divided the Franciscan Order after Francis’ death.

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By Blood Divided: The epic historical adventure from the by James Heneage PDF

By James Heneage

DESTINY, INHERITANCE, the realm transferring FROM EAST TO WEST. this is often AN EPIC NOVEL SET IN AN AGE OF DRAMATIC switch. ideal FOR enthusiasts OF CONN IGGULDEN AND KEN FOLLETT.

'Wonderful background, event and a heart-breaking love tale are introduced thrillingly to lifestyles' - KATE MOSSE

'Fascinating ancient mysteries and shiny vibrant characters. One hell of a very good booklet' - CONN IGGULDEN

Siward, scion of an exceptional dynasty, instructions the Varangian shield and has vowed to safeguard the Roman Empire to the final. Makkim, popular normal to Ottoman rule, has vowed to smash it.

They are enemies in battle, yet unknown to them, also they are opponents to inherit one in all Europe's maximum fortunes. Even worse, they're competing for the affection of an identical woman.

Their gigantic inheritance lies in Venice, as does the well-known courtesan they either love. She is the explanation they'll locate themselves battling at the partitions of Constantinople, in a single of the main dramatic sieges in history.

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Stefan Link's Die siebte Gemeinde (German Edition) PDF

By Stefan Link

Finde das verlorene Buch, von dem guy sagt, es sei ein Fluch.
Ein geheimes Dokument scheint der Grund für den Tod Robert Seydels zu sein. Sein Sohn und Emma machen sich auf die Suche nach dem mysteriösen Buch und dem gefährlichen Mörder.
800 Jahre zuvor ist Arusch auf der Flucht vor Kreuzrittern im mittelalterlichen Konstantinopel. Heute wie damals beginnt das Grabtuch Jesu Christi, in den Mittelpunkt zu rücken.
Ein mystery der besonderen Art.

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New PDF release: The Long Drop

By Denise Mina

'A masterpiece by means of the lady who can be Britain’s best residing crime novelist' Daily Telegraph

'Relentlessly demanding and interesting' Sunday Mirror

William Watt wishes solutions approximately his family's homicide. Peter Manuel has them. yet Peter Manuel is a liar.

William Watt is a regular businessman, a idiot, a social climber.

Peter Manuel is a well-known liar, a rapist, a felony. He claims he can pay money for the gun used to homicide Watt's family.

One December evening in 1957, Watt meets Manuel in a Glasgow bar to determine what he knows.

Based on precise occasions, The lengthy Drop is a very unsettling, evocative and compelling novel from a author on the peak of her powers.

'The lengthy Drop isn't just successful and an exhilarating learn in its personal correct, yet a game-changer for the style' Scotland on Sunday

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New PDF release: Passion of the Obsidian Butterfly

By Richard M. Morse

David Minor, an American importer on holiday in Acapulco, Mexico, meets a mysterious French good looks named Linda, who aggressively enters his existence and divulges Mexicos paradoxical prior and cynical current. in this risky and mystical odyssey, they unmask a Nazi battle felony, a fraudulent priest, a merciless progressive murderer who attempts to regulate her relations, shamans who unfold fable and worry, and grave robbers who scouse borrow the souls and identification in their personal kingdom. The conflict of far away instances and cultures collide with the current, changing David's lifestyles eternally. The legend of the Obsidian Butterfly continues.

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Get The Oath PDF

By Stephen Robert Stein

The Oath tracks the intertwined lives of Dr. Katz and SS Doktor Bloch, who either live on Auschwitz and the battle to perform medication within the usa, by no means wasting the stains upon their souls. Katz, a revered Jewish French doctor captured by way of the Nazis, volunteers to serve at Auschwitz, believing he can defend his spouse and youngsters from the gasoline chambers via aiding Joseph Mengele and different SS physicians with their human experiences. There he meets Tamara Lissner, a Czech teen who miraculously survives loss of life within the chambers, but if he hides her in his lab, she turns into witness to the clinical torture Katz is pressured to impose upon fellow Jews as he assists Doktor Bloch in his chilly immersion experiments. After the conflict, Doktor Bloch avoids legal prosecution via "Operation Paperclip," a clandestine govt application that welcomed German scientists to the USA (including Werner von Braun), ignoring Nazi ties and their participation within the war.

Years later, Tamara reenters Dr. Katz's existence, supporting him care for the disgrace and guilt of his activities at Auschwitz. yet simply while Katz is coming to phrases together with his previous, he gets a decision from former Auschwitz inmate Martin Brosky, who has committed his lifestyles to bringing painful retribution to Nazi criminals who've kept away from seize. Martin insists that Michel aid him kill Bloch, and Michel needs to now weigh the hazards of defying Martin opposed to the beauty of revenge, understanding good that his personal sordid complicity at Auschwitz may be revealed.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Last Watchman of Old Cairo: A Novel by Michael David Lukas

By Michael David Lukas

In this spellbinding novel, a tender guy trips from California to Cairo to solve centuries-old relations secrets.

Joseph, a literature scholar at Berkeley, is the son of a Jewish mom and a Muslim father. in the future, a mysterious package deal arrives on his doorstep, pulling him right into a enthralling event to discover the tangled heritage that binds the 2 facets of his relations. For generations, the lads of the al-Raqb relations have served as watchmen of the storied Ibn Ezra Synagogue in previous Cairo, equipped on the website the place the baby Moses was once taken from the Nile. Joseph learns of his ancestor Ali, a Muslim orphan who approximately one thousand years past used to be entrusted because the first watchman of the synagogue and have become enchanted by way of its legendary—perhaps magical—Ezra Scroll. the tale of Joseph’s family members is entwined with that of the British dual sisters Agnes and Margaret, who in 1897 go away their hallowed Cambridge halls on a venture to rescue sacred texts that experience began to vanish from the synagogue.
      
The final Watchman of outdated Cairo is a relocating page-turner of a unique from acclaimed storyteller Michael David Lukas. This tightly woven multigenerational story illuminates the tensions that experience torn groups aside and the not going forces—potent magic, forbidden love—that boldly try and bridge that divide.

Praise for The final Watchman of outdated Cairo

“A attractive, richly textured novel, formidable and delicately crafted, The final Watchman of previous Cairo is either a coming-of-age tale and a kinfolk historical past, a wide-ranging ebook approximately fathers and sons, faith, magic, love, and the essence of storytelling. This booklet is a joy.”—Rabih Alameddine, writer of the nationwide publication Award finalist An pointless Woman

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Seeking Signs by Staci Mercado PDF

By Staci Mercado

A Century within the Making —

One hundred years in the past, Minnie Seamer’s dying surprised her rural Iowa neighborhood. On a wet summer time morning June 20, 1913, a tender farmhand chanced on her physique putting within the barn. The coroner governed it a suicide, yet distraught family weren't confident.

Was it suicide — or used to be it murder?

Based on real occasions, looking indicators is the tale of a tender woman trying to find solutions within the wake of a relations tragedy. The symptoms she unearths eventually swap the trail of her existence forever.

From the Prologue:

I grew to become a personal investigator the day my sister died. by no means brain that i used to be just a lady of thirteen and she or he used to be 32. 13 and a lady is simply nearly as good as the rest. All you wish is usual feel, the power to monitor issues, and a few sneak in you. to inform you the reality, my age and the truth that i used to be a lady helped me combination in and seem innocuous to the person who killed her. at the least for your time, besides. issues did pass badly within the end.

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