Unthinkable

Author: Clyde Phillips
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781611098112
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On a blustery San Francisco day, six strangers take shelter inside a popular neighborhood restaurant never imagining they have only minutes left to live. The gunman is merciless, and the ensuing carnage is the worst the city has witnessed in decades. It is a random act of violence no one could have foreseen. Unless it wasn t random at all. Pregnant with her first child, homicide lieutenant Jane Candiotti is under strict doctor s orders to take it easy. But when a mass shooting claims the life of her teenage nephew, all bets are off. Jane will go to any lengths to bring down the monster who did this even enlisting the help of a dangerous ex-con. And when she uncovers a chilling connection between the shooting and a decades-old murder case, she knows she cannot stop until the final horrifying piece of the puzzle falls into place. "

Fall from Grace

Author: Clyde Phillips
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781611098129
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While investigating the murder of an heiress in San Francisco, Homicide Inspector Jane Candiotti has an affair with the main suspect, the woman's husband. The romance clouds her perception--true he did not do it, but he knows who did.

The Man Who Turned Both Cheeks

Author: Gillian Royes
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451627440
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PICTURESQUE AND IMPOVERISHED Largo Bay is the background for this explosive novel about love and fear, the second in Gillian Royes’s mystery series featuring Shad, a Jamaican bartender-detective. With the arrival of Joseph, estranged son of Eric, the bar’s owner, hopes for the village’s future come alive but are soon to be threatened. Janna, who has returned to the island, falls for Joseph’s good looks and charm, but she isn’t the only one with an eye for this mysterious man. As questions about Joseph’s sexuality arise, Shad struggles with protecting the survival of his beloved birthplace amid the deeply ingrained culture of intolerance that surrounds him. What it means to be a man and a father raises questions within the bartender’s own home, as his longtime love, Beth, pressures him to make a commitment. In a land where religion is strong, but life is cheap and violence is often the answer, what will it take for Shad to protect Eric and his family? In this truth-telling sequel to The Goat Woman of Largo Bay, the village must confront its own darkness or lose a bright future.

Dead in the Water

Author: Peter Tickler
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781517359355
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A BODY FOUND IN THE WATER EXPOSES DARK FAMILY SECRETS AND INFIDELITY "The best mystery I've read this year. Doug Mullen is a brilliant character. I loved the Oxford setting, and the clever story kept me guessing till the end." Chris Child A gripping British mystery full of twists and turns Private detective Doug Mullen discovers a body floating in the River Thames. He doesn't tell the police that he knows who it is, and when he is hired to investigate the dead man, matters get very complicated. Mullen is used to tracking down cheating husbands, not ruthless killers. The victim turns out to have been playing a complex game of deception with more than one woman. As Mullen gets closer to tracking down the killer, he finds himself in grave danger. Unless he can crack the case, Detective Inspector Dorkin may pin the crime on him, or those with secrets to hide may put him out of circulation. Mullen fights for his life as this fast-moving mystery reaches its stunning conclusion. If you like Angela Marsons, Colin Dexter, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this compelling crime fiction writer. DEAD IN THE WATER is the first in a new series of detective thrillers featuring Doug Mullen - ex-army, ex-runaway, struggling human being - and recently set up as a private detective, with his only work coming from tracking down cheating husbands. PAST PRAISE FOR BEST-SELLING AUTHOR PETER TICKLER 'He has a wonderful gift of creating geographically factual settings for his fictional characters' -Oxford Times 'Deliciously thrilling and wildly unpredictable' - Oxford Today

Blindsided

Author: Clyde Phillips
Publisher: HarperTorch
ISBN: 9780380817634
Format: PDF, Mobi
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When a vengeful parolee begins to murder their fellow officers, police officers Jane Candiotti and Kenny Marks must put their own plans aside to save their friends and end the madman's rampage.

Sacrifice

Author: Clyde Phillips
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061032127
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Taking on a high-profile case involving the murder of San Francisco's most beloved philanthropist, homicide lieutenant Jane Candiotti wonders if the case may be related to one involving a murdered homeless man. By the author of Blindsided. Reprint.

Pilgrims

Author: Mary Pope Osborne
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0307975312
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The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Getting the facts behind the fiction has never looked better. Track the facts with Jack and Annie!! When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #27: Thanksgiving on Thursday, they had lots of questions. What was it like to sail on the Mayflower? Why did the Pilgrims choose Plymouth? How did they survive in their new home? What did they really eat at the first Thanksgiving? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures. And teachers can use Fact Trackers alongside their Magic Tree House fiction companions to meet common core text pairing needs. Did you know that there’s a Magic Tree House book for every kid? Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures Have more fun with Jack and Annie at MagicTreeHouse.com!

The Crook Factory

Author: Dan Simmons
Publisher: Mulholland Books
ISBN: 0316213470
Format: PDF, Kindle
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It's the summer of 1942, and FBI agent Joe Lucas has come to Cuba at the behest of the Director to keep an eye on Ernest Hemingway in the Caribbean. Lucas thinks of it as a demotion-a babysitting job for a famous writer who has decided to play spy, assembling a team of misfits including an American millionaire, a twelve-year-old Cuban orphan, a Spanish jai alai champion and more in a would-be espionage ring Hemingway dubs the "Crook Factory." But when Hemingway uncovers a critical piece of intelligence that both threatens his life and endangers the political landscape, the fate of the free world and the life of one of its most preeminent writers lies in the hands of the FBI's most ruthless agent.

A Darkness Descending

Author: Christobel Kent
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 0857893270
Format: PDF
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THE FOURTH INSTALMENT IN THE SANDRO CELLINI SERIES: a dark, unsettling psychological mystery set in a Florence mired in crisis. When Niccolò Rosselli, the driven, charismatic leader of a Florentine political movement, collapses at a rally, his young party immediately comes under threat. And when it emerges that his long time partner, Flavia, has disappeared, leaving behind not only a devastated husband but their newborn son, the political becomes dangerously personal - and Sandro Cellini is drafted in to investigate. The trail leads to a tired sea-side town and a modest hotel, where Flavia chose to end her life. But Cellini isn't satisfied - why would one so young and with so much to live for, walk away from all she loves? As he digs into Flavia's secret world, however, Sandro uncovers the hidden life of a woman consumed with private passions and a deadly, dark obsession. And as the private and public realms intersect, he cannot forget that life in modern Italy has a perilous edge - fuelled as much by rage as desire.

The Goat Woman of Largo Bay

Author: Gillian Royes
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451627424
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The Goat Woman of Largo Bay begins the detective series featuring Shad, a bartender in a fishing village in Jamaica, who is the community problem solver and right hand of Eric, an American who owns the bar and a hotel left in ruins by a hurricane. When Shad sees movement on the island offshore, he thinks it’s just a goat. But it turns out to be Simone, an American who has run away from her professional and personal life in the U.S., an intriguing woman who captures Eric's heart. Always keeping his ear to the ground, Shad discovers that a gunshot heard near Simone’s place late one night isn’t exactly friendly fire, but tied to a plot to harm Simone and ultimately manipulate local elections. But why does someone want to harm Simone? And what does she have to do with the elections? Only Shad can find out. An irresistible character is born in The Goat Woman of Largo Bay and Royes wonderfully blends suspense and the soul of the islands in this smart debut.