Les enquêtes de M. de Mortagne, bourreau (Tome 2) - En ce - download pdf or read online

By Andrea H. Japp,Andrea-H Japp

ISBN-10: 2081256657

ISBN-13: 9782081256651

l. a. petite trentaine, portant beau, Hardouin cadet-venelle est cultivé et a amassé une jolie fortune. Mais, en ce début du XIVe siècle, il porte une croix : sa cost de bourreau. Torturer et tuer ne gênaient pas M.Justice de Mortagne jusqu'à ce qu'il exécute une innocente. Une quête l'anime depuis : faire vraie justice lui-même. Traquer les coupables qui passent entre les mailles et qui bénéficient de soutiens haut placés, accomplir los angeles vengeance divine que tant d'hommes dévoient. Aussi, quand Henriette, l. a. fille du sous-bailli Arnaud de Tisans, moniale à l'abbaye des Clairets, est retrouvée étranglée à l. a. porte du monastère, il lui faut connaître los angeles vérité. Crime crapuleux, puisqu'on lui a dérobé ses aumônes? Mais pourquoi, alors, los angeles mère abbesse semble-t-elle peu désireuse de le voir enquêter sur position? Parce que ce meurtre conduirait vers d'autres? Et que vient faire dans ce drame Mahaut de Vigonrin, belle dame accusée d'empoisonnements?
M. de Mortagne, que ses ennemis rabaissent au rang de Jean-Cadavre en vient à brutaliser, faire chanter pour que le vrai droit soit rendu. Malheureusement, l. a. justice est souvent implacable et ceux qui los angeles désirent, rarement récompensés.

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Sherlock Holmes and the Eisendorf Enigma by Larry Millett PDF

By Larry Millett

ISBN-10: 1517900867

ISBN-13: 9781517900861

ISBN-10: 1538452081

ISBN-13: 9781538452080

Dogged via melancholy, doubt, and—as a visit to the Mayo health center has revealed—emphysema, 66-year-old Sherlock Holmes is getting ready to come back to England while he gets a surprise: a be aware slipped lower than his inn room door, from a vicious assassin he’d approximately captured in Munich in 1892. The assassin, often called the Monster of Munich, publicizes that he has relocated to Eisendorf, a tiny village close to the Mayo hospital in Rochester, Minnesota.

If Holmes isn't really what he as soon as was once, an analogous may be stated for Eisendorf: as soon as a thriving neighborhood based via German idealists yet now a loss of life city with basically 40 residents—two of whom have, certainly, died lately below hugely mysterious situations. Replete with all of the gothic richness of Larry Millett’s previous Holmes novels, Sherlock Holmes and the Eisendorf Enigma hyperlinks occasions in 1892 Germany with these in small-town Minnesota in 1920 in a double secret that exams the getting older detective’s mettle—and the reader’s nerve—as by no means before. 

Guided via Eisendorf’s odd archivist and taunted via the Monster, Holmes unearths himself drawn into the town’s darkish heritage of violence and secrecy, and into the unusual tunnels that underscore the outdated flour mill the place solutions, and grievous probability, lie in wait. now not the cool, perfect truth seeker of instances previous, Holmes needs to still fit wits with a fiendish opponent who name callings him correct as much as a last, explosive war of words.  

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Read e-book online Specious Nephew (Amazing Gracie Mystery Series Book 2) PDF

By Fay Risner

ISBN-10: 1438248202

ISBN-13: 9781438248202

A stranger exhibits up at Moser Mansion leisure domestic for girls claiming to be Melinda Applegate's nephew. She welcomes him with open hands yet Gracie Evans is certain the guy is a criminal out to thieve Melinda's funds. She units out to end up the fellow is as much as no strong opposed to all odds. every body on the mansion thinks Gracie is jealous of the nephew simply because Melinda spends lots time with him. Gracie is left to rock by myself. whilst every kind of upheaval occurs on the mansion. the landlord leaves on an extended honeymoon. the girl accountable turns the Moser Library into Lock Rock, Iowa's library, giving out dear first version leather-based sure books to her buyers. to determine extra and the way Gracie handles her research learn Specious Nephew.

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Agathas Alibi: Roman (German Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Andrew Wilson,Michael Mundhenk

ISBN-10: 3866124228

ISBN-13: 9783866124226

Im Dezember 1926 verschwindet Agatha Christie spurlos. Eine groß angelegte Suchaktion beginnt, an der sich sogar Arthur Conan Doyle beteiligt. Doch Christie, deren jüngstes Buch »Alibi« gerade zum Welterfolg lanciert, bleibt verschwunden. Erst elf Tage später wird sie in einem lodge gefunden, in das sie sich unter dem Namen der Geliebten ihres Mannes einquartiert hat. Bis heute weiß niemand, used to be damals geschah. used to be, wenn Christie an einen bösartigen Widersacher geraten ist? was once, wenn sie erpresst worden ist? used to be, wenn die Königin der rätselhaften Morde selbst gezwungen worden ist, ein Verbrechen zu begehen? Auf intelligente und unterhaltsame Weise erzählt Andrew Wilson in einer Mischung aus Fakten und Fiktion von einem rätselhaften Fall, in dem die größte Krimiautorin der Welt selbst zur Protagonistin wird.

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Download e-book for kindle: Alaskan Sonata by Garner Buchanan

By Garner Buchanan

ISBN-10: 1469953447

ISBN-13: 9781469953441

Alaska Sonata is a vintage secret set for the duration of the Nome, Alaska gold rush.

Before the S.S. Victoria completes her spring run to Nome. Stumpy, Andrew Macfarlane, ex wrestler, ship’s detective, and pianist on “Old Vic” needs to peel away layers of misunderstanding and fake ends up in carry the assassin to the captain.

Because of his seems to be, Stumpy’s shrewdness is mostly underestimated. yet now not through Victoria’s captain, Thor Lundstrom. “Storm”, as his team name him, calls for the most unlikely from Stumpy and may get it.

“How can a lifeless guy be killed?” As he walks the seashore of the indian village, Hoonah, Alaska, this question is floated towards Stumpy through a girl shaman. most unlikely? Or is it? “You be aware of, or will know,” the shaman maintains, leaving Stumpy scratching his head, fairly his toupee--”time isn't a line, yet particularly a circle.” This complicated enigma is just one of many impossibilities Stumpy faces as ship’s detective aboard the S.S. Victoria as he makes an attempt to battle through the flotsam of lies obscuring the 1st homicide. Then there are more.

Short legged, with palms like an ape, Stumpy offers a ugly appearance.
He is mocked through the passengers, until eventually they listen him play the piano, and are enthralled by way of his sensitivity. Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata is his set piece for the 1st category diners, but he cannot make it prior the 1st circulate. gruesome homicide interrupts his functionality.

For aid, Stumpy depends Victoria’s group: Bobby Burns, purser, alcoholic and petrified of the water; First Mate Smith, a pompous ingratiating boot licker; Matty, ship’s nurse who has ‘seen it all’. She is in love with Stumpy and may do something to assist him; As his eyes and ears, Stumpy depends the boys from guidance who're touring to the gold fields of Nome. As excessive in personality as they're low in station they arrive to Stumpy’s rescue.

The Victoria, racing to be the 1st send of the season into Nome, is stopped lifeless within the water. Captain Lundstrom fumes whilst delays compound delays and strength detours. He desires to provide his detective a few slack, yet cannot.

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Download e-book for kindle: Out of Time Detectives: Trail of the Dead Presidents by J. Howard Allen

By J. Howard Allen

ISBN-10: 1540324524

ISBN-13: 9781540324528

Max, Alexandra, and Peter are usually not going to leisure till they work out what occurred in the course of the assassination of an American president. the single challenge? The assassination they're investigating occurred over 100 years in the past.

The 3 novice sleuths quickly locate themselves touring via time, again to the suspicious homicide of President Garfield. They become aware of themselves following a path of clues and suspense from President McKinley's assassination to the assassinations of President Garfield and President Lincoln.

Max, Alexandra, and Peter commute from the alleys of DC to the shorelines of the South, encountering a nefarious number of sinister characters. From drug smugglers to an opportunity come upon with John Wilkes sales space, Max, Alexandra, and Peter observe that background remains to be a great deal alive.

This exciting follow-up to Conspiracy to Murder immerses you in the wealthy and shadowy earlier of a few of America's most enjoyable chapters of historical past. Will the 3 unearth a connection among the assassinations, a mystery that background has lengthy because attempted to bury? Out of Time Detectives: path of the useless Presidents is wealthy with old innovation and suspense, reminding us that heritage remains to be being written…and it is as much as those detectives to stick with its harmful path.

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Mechtild Borrmann's Trümmerkind: Roman (German Edition) PDF

By Mechtild Borrmann

ISBN-10: 3426281376

ISBN-13: 9783426281376

ISBN-10: 3426304929

ISBN-13: 9783426304921

ISBN-10: 3839893429

ISBN-13: 9783839893425

Hamburg 1946/47 - Steineklopfen, Altmetallsuchen, Schwarzhandel.
Der 14jährige Hanno Dietz kämpft mit seiner Familie im zerstörten Hamburg der Nachkriegsjahre ums Überleben. Viele Monate ist es bitterkalt, Deutschland erlebt den Jahrhundertwinter 1946/47.
Eines Tages entdeckt Hanno in den Trümmern eine nackte Tote - und etwas abseits einen etwa dreijährigen Jungen. Der Kleine wächst bei den Dietzens in Hamburg auf. Monatelang spricht der Junge kein Wort. Und auch Hanno erzählt niemandem von seiner grauenhaften Entdeckung. Doch das Bild der toten Frau inmitten der Trümmer verfolgt ihn in seinen Träumen.
Erst viele Jahre später wird das einstige Trümmerkind durch Zufall einem Verbrechen auf die Spur kommen, das auf fatale Weise mit der Geschichte seiner Familie verknüpft ist …

In ihrem neuen Roman "Trümmerkind" beschreibt die mit dem Deutschen Krimipreis ausgezeichnete Bestseller-Autorin Mechtild Borrmann das Leben eines Findelkinds in der Nachkriegszeit und im vom Krieg zerstörten Hamburg von 1946 / 1947. Spannung und historisches Zeitgeschehen miteinander zu verknüpfen, versteht Borrmann, die auch für den renommierten Friedrich-Glauser-Preis nominiert battle, wie keine andere deutsche Autorin. Dies stellt sie mit ihren Bestsellern "Wer das Schweigen bricht", "Der Geiger", "Die andere Hälfte der Hoffnung" und ihrem neuen Roman "Trümmerkind" , mit dem sie monatelang unter den most sensible 20 der Spiegel-Bestsellerliste stand, eindrucksvoll unter Beweis.

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The Coffins: A Roanoke Island Suspense Novel - download pdf or read online

By Deborah Dunn

ISBN-10: 0692915389

ISBN-13: 9780692915387

Drawing on her love of archaeology and the legends surrounding the misplaced Colonists of Roanoke Island, writer Deborah Dunn has woven a spell-binding homicide secret a couple of younger archaeologist, Andrea Warren, who is going looking for why her father dedicated suicide as a tender guy whereas searching for the notorious coffins of Beechland, coffins the locals declare belong to remnants of the 117 males, ladies, and youngsters who vanished and not using a hint in 1590. yet what she discovers quickly places her existence at risk. Who desires to cease her? and the way a ways could they visit continue her from making some of the most very important archaeological discoveries of all time: What occurred to the misplaced Colony of Roanoke Island? the place did Virginia Dare go?

"Historical fiction because it can be written. imagine Sue Grafton meets Ivor Noel Hume.
A actual page-turning crime mystery. a very good read!"
Dr. Charles Ewen, Dir., Phelps Archaeology Lab, East Carolina University

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Download PDF by Chris Nickson: Iron Water, The: A Victorian police procedural (A Tom Harper

By Chris Nickson

ISBN-10: 0727895788

ISBN-13: 9780727895783

ISBN-10: 1847517447

ISBN-13: 9781847517449

Two macabre discoveries in one morning current an interesting problem for Detective Inspector Tom Harper

Leeds, England. July, 1893. D.I. Tom Harper is witnessing the demonstration of a devastating new naval weapon, the torpedo, at Roundhay Park. The explosion brings up a physique within the lake, a rope lashed tightly round its waist.

At an analogous time, dredging operations within the River Aire are disrupted while a woman’s severed leg floats to the water’s floor, nonetheless clad in its stocking and boot. may possibly the 2 macabre discoveries be connected?

Harper’s investigations will lead him correct to the guts of the felony underworld that underpins the town – and into the trail of a cruel killer.

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Signoria (Liberamente) (Italian Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Jaume Cabré,U. Bedogni

ISBN-10: 8865592362

ISBN-13: 9788865592366

L'undici novembre 1799 in una Barcellona immersa nella nebbia e sferzata da una pioggia incessante viene ritrovato il cadavere della cantante francese Marie de l'Aube Desflors. Su pressione del nuovo Capitano Generale, che considera l'assassinio dell'illustre cittadina straniera un "omicidio inopportuno", Sua Signoria Don Rafel Massò, cancelliere del regio tribunale, uomo cinico e ambizioso, vuole chiudere l'indagine rapidamente e arresta un giovane poeta squattrinato. Ma le vite dell'accusato e dell'accusatore sono inconsapevolmente legate da un segreto e l. a. condanna a morte dell'uno scaraventa d'improvviso l'altro dalle vette del potere all'inferno dell'ignominia.

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