Cache River by Luther Knight

By Luther Knight

it's the segregated, prejudiced South of the Fifties. not anything worthy pointing out has ever occurred within the sleepy little agricultural group of Clarendon, Arkansas. Then Rat Cooley discovers a useless physique in Cache River early one morning, and with that discovery the city erupts in a timorous sequence of occasions that ceaselessly alterations its slow-paced existence.

A younger black guy is killed whilst he's came across having an affair with the teenage daughter of a renowned white kin. attempting to resolve the crime, neighborhood police leader Arch Craft reveals himself in a whirlwind of cover-ups, political graft, racial unrest, suicides and kidnappings that threaten to rip town apart.

Cache River is ready the breakdown of kin and the deterioration of younger belief and friendships. the tale describes the arriving of age in the course of a thorough, altering period within the South.

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Hostienfrevel (Serafina 2) (German Edition) by Astrid Fritz

By Astrid Fritz

Ein bewegender und spannender historischer Roman aus dem mittelalterlichen Freiburg

Begine Serafina hat sich in ihrer neuen Heimat intestine eingelebt. Da erschüttert ein schlimmer Frevel Freiburg. Entweihte Hostien – im Münster, dem heiligsten Ort der Stadt! Der alte Kreuzbruder des Gotteshauses - grausam ermordet! Der Verdacht fällt auf einen jüdischen Schuster, der unter der Folter auch alles gesteht, was once guy von ihm hören will. Serafina indes hat einen anderen Verdächtigen im Blick. Doch dann geschehen Dinge, die Serafina an ihrem heimlichen Verbündeten, dem Stadtarzt Achaz, zweifeln lassen …

Nach «Das Aschenkreuz» der zweite Band in der historischen Krimiserie um die scharfsinnige Begine Serafina.

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Venetian Masque by Rafael Sabatini

By Rafael Sabatini

Monsieur le Vicomte is a awesome guy – no longer least simply because, for all involved, he were guillotined in addition to quite a few French aristocrats. but via a few coincidence he controlled to flee and search safe haven in Turin, out of the jurisdiction of the French professionals. yet by means of a fair extra perverse coincidence, he's apprehended, leaving him as soon as and for all within the arms of the gods. during this dramatic event, Sabatini portrays all of the color and fervour of progressive France.

The writer: Rafael Sabatini used to be born on 29 April 1875 in Jesi, Italy, the one son of Maestro-Cavaliere Vincenzo Sabatini and his English spouse, Anna Trafford, either one of whom have been opera singers. He was once first proficient in Zug, Switzerland, after which in Portugal, yet ultimately settled in England the place he married Ruth Dixon (from whom he used to be divorced in 1932) and have become a British citizen in 1918, having labored in warfare workplace intelligence in the course of the First global War.

His first novel, The Tavern Knight, was once released in 1904, and extra novels earlier than his first significant good fortune the ocean Hawk which was once released simply after the beginning of the warfare. This then ended in renewed curiosity in his previous novels and guaranteed Sabatini an ardent and constant following.

The majority of his novels are dependent upon occasions in eu background, and plenty of began as brief tales first released in well known magazines ahead of enlargement into complete size works. Sabatini additionally produced remarkable old works, The lifetime of Cesare Borgia (1912), and Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition (1913), which were justly praised for being either entire and definitive.

He touched on biography extra in Heroic Lives (1934) during which he drew clear of complete lifestyles tales with a view to be aware of the situations and brain units of the members studied in a decision of what made them into heroes touching the lives of others as they did. within the ancient Nights' Entertainments (1918, 1919, and 1938), that is now mixed right into a unmarried quantity, he investigated various old controversies and additional delved into the personalities of chosen historic figures.

It is Sabatini's deep wisdom of historical past and his selection to make sure accuracy the place evidence have been said even inside his fictional works, as to customs, politics, faith, including traditional daily human behaviour in context that guarantees his books continue enduring recognition. He coated many classes, yet innovative France and Renaissance Italy seem regularly, with Cesare Borgia making a couple of appearance.

Many of Sabatini's works have been become motion pictures, significantly Captain Blood, Scaramouche, and The Black Swan, and this ensured sizeable well known good fortune. It was once, in spite of the fact that, occasionally on the fee of the evaluations of a few critics who looked his style, essentially ancient and romantic fiction, as a bit outdoors of that should be of benefit. Many fellow authors renowned the way during which he developed his plots and his narrative. particularly, they and his military of readers absolutely preferred the best way his characters have been life-like and convincing, and real to ancient form.

In 1935 Sabatini married back, and he and his new spouse, Christine, moved to Herefordshire. Fishing the neighborhood River Wye was once one in all his spare time activities, yet faraway from 'retiring' to the rustic he maintained all of his hyperlinks with the publishing international in London.

Raphael Sabatini died in 1950 following a snowboarding coincidence in Switzerland.

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Il marchio di Caino (La Gaja scienza) (Italian Edition) by Tom Knox,S. Mogni

By Tom Knox,S. Mogni

Che cosa accomuna il deserto della Namibia alle chiese dei villaggi sperduti nei Pirenei baschi? Qual è il legame fra il monastero costruito da Le Corbusier e il campo di concentramento di Gurs in Francia? Nessuno lo deve sapere. Perché un’intera popolazione nel cuore dell’Europa è stata perseguitata according to secoli fino advert arrivare alle soglie dell’estinzione? Nessuno lo deve sapere. Chi sta uccidendo in modo efferato alcuni anziani dalla ricchezza insospettabile? Qual è il segreto che gli assassini stanno cercando di proteggere? Nessuno lo deve sapere. Il viaggio nei Pirenei dell’avvocato David Martinez non è una semplice ricerca delle proprie origini familiari. Inseguito da un feroce terrorista basco, David capirà che in line with risolvere il mistero della morte improvvisa e violenta dei genitori dovrà sciogliere un enigma ancora più grande e sconvolgente. Un enigma che ha radici nel periodo del nazismo e che getta un’ombra sinistra sulla Chiesa. O forse ha origini ancora più distant, nascoste in oscuri passaggi biblici che parlano di un popolo maledetto da Dio e dagli uomini. Un popolo che recava su di sé il marchio di Caino. Frenetico e appassionante, feroce e intrigante, Il marchio di Caino è un mystery basato su fatti storici autentici e su luoghi misteriosi realmente esistenti. Ma quanta verità c’è in questa storia? Nessuno lo deve sapere.

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Girl in Disguise by Greer Macallister

By Greer Macallister

From the USA Today Bestselling writer of The Magician's Lie

"A Spunky undercover agent Saga." — NPR Books

"Macallister is changing into a number one voice in powerful, female-driven ancient fiction. intriguing, scary, and unspeakably moving…"—Erika Robuck, bestselling writer of Hemingways's Girl

For the 1st woman Pinkerton detective, admire is tough to come back by means of. threat, besides the fact that, is not.

within the tumultuous years of the Civil conflict, the streets of Chicago supply a girl ordinarily hazard and ruin—unless that lady is Kate Warne, the 1st woman Pinkerton detective and a determined widow with a knack for manipulation.

Descending into undercover operations, Kate is ready to infiltrate the seedy aspect of town in methods her fellow detectives cannot. She's a seductress, an unique international medium, a wealthy teach passenger—all reckoning on the day and the robber, thief, or assassin she's been assigned to nab.

But is the lady she's becoming—capable of lies, swapping identities like dresses—the real Kate? Or has the true cover been the great lady she continually inspiration she used to be? because the tensions among the north and south boost, Kate takes on a role within which the stakes have by no means been larger. The nation's destiny is in danger, whilst the strains among cover and truth start to blur.

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Return of the English Bulldog: What Brings Sir Winston by Dorothy McCoy

By Dorothy McCoy

From a depressing London alley, to the glamorous Savoy, to the peaks of Austria, Sir Winston pursues incredible evil. Humanity is in grave chance from a gaggle of malevolent scientists. they're operating tirelessly in a depressing, damp laboratory in Whitechapel. The clock is ticking madly and Sir Winston, Dr. Einstein, a good-looking MI5 agent and a mysterious nice Dane have back after 50 years of lifeless to save lots of mankind another time. The perverted, mad scientists together with SS general practitioner, Dr. Josef Mengele, are both made up our minds to accomplish their job to recreate the Nazi Empire and its so much pathological fans. An outdated message bag kept considering the fact that WWII includes the key Sir Winston must defeat this bold enemy. One identify is written on that message bag, it brings chills to Winston and his staff once they learn that hated identify. If Sir Winston fails, civilization is doomed.

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The Phoenician Coin Mystery by Winona D. Sharp

By Winona D. Sharp

old old cultures world wide are of curiosity to trendy day archaeologists. Archaeology through definition is the examine of previous human existence as published through relics left by way of old peoples. even if the cultures did not depart any writings, pictographs, or ideologies in their prior, we will occasionally locate whatever that might deliver them to existence in alternative routes. Archaeologists like delving into heritage of previous cultures, a few of them do it for the status, a few of them do it for his or her personal earlier through their descendants and a few of them do it for the gathering of relics they could obtain.

The Phoenician Coin secret follows Jacy, an archaeologist who's investigating the Chaco Canyon Grid, and whose discoveries bring about an engaging exploration into the tradition of the Phoenicians, whose lifestyle continues to be a secret to this day.

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KAFKA (German Edition) by François Rivière

By François Rivière

Prag im Herbst 1912. Ein Mann wird von zwei schemenhaften Gestalten in die Moldau gestoßen. Die Mörder verschwinden im Morgennebel.

Der junge Kafka ist auf der Suche nach einem Freund, der plötzlich auf seltsame Weise verschwunden ist. Die Spur führt ihn ins legendäre Künstlercafé »Continental«. Dort trifft er auf den Totengräber Bizzlebeck, eine finstere Gestalt, der ihm rätselhafte Fragen stellt.

Wenig später identifiziert Kafka die Leiche seines Freundes. Die Polizei geht von einem Selbstmord aus, doch Kafka glaubt nicht daran.

Die Spur seines toten Freundes führt ihn zu einem gewissen Dr. Murnau, der im Schloss ein geheimnisvolles exertions betreibt und sogenannte »Gehirnumwandlungen« vornimmt. Kafka entdeckt, dass sein Freund einer im Untergrund arbeitenden Anarchistengruppe angehörte, gegen die die Regierung angeblich seit neuestem mit ganz ungewöhnlichen Mitteln erfolgreich vorgeht. Der teuflische Dr. Murnau scheint dabei eine zentrale Rolle zu spielen. Und Kafka begreift, dass er das nächste Opfer sein soll...

Kafka - verfilmt im Jahre 1992 von Steven Soderbergh (Sex, Lügen und Video, Ocean's Eleven) mit Jeremy Irons, Alec Guiness, Theresa Russell und Armin Müller-Stahl - , neu und ungekürzt ins Deutsche übersetzt von Zasu Menil und Christian Dörge.

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Die Einkreisung: Thriller (German Edition) by Caleb Carr

By Caleb Carr

Das Psychogramm eines Mörders

New York 1896: Unter Polizeichef Theodore Roosevelt kommt es zu einem grauenvollen Mord, der sich als Teil einer ganzen Mordserie erweist. Mit den Ermittlungen wird Dr. Kreisler beauftragt, ein Vorläufer Sigmund Freuds. Gegen erbitterte Widerstände gelingt es ihm, mittels eines detaillierten Psychogramms den Mörder einzukreisen.

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