Download E-books The Girl, the Gold Watch & Everything: A Novel PDF

By John D. MacDonald, Dean Koontz

From John D. MacDonald, one of many enduring American novelists of the 20 th century, comes a technological know-how fiction vintage with a undying premise. An aimless younger guy discovers how to cease the realm in its tracks—and that’s while his existence actually begins.

Introduction by means of Dean Koontz

Once a standard math instructor, Omar Krepps built a knack for playing, collected a wonderful fortune, and spent the remainder of his lifestyles touring the realm and giving freely his hundreds of thousands. Upon his loss of life, besides the fact that, Krepps bequeaths not anything to his nephew and simply residing blood relative, Kirby Winter—nothing, that's, other than an vintage watch and a sealed letter to be opened after one year.

But Kirby has even more in his ownership than he realizes. The watch has the ability to control time. not just does this revelation make clear the secret of his uncle’s lifestyles, it places Kirby at the route to unbelievable wealth and a brand new rent on love . . . in addition to a complete host of lethal problems. Even in a universe the place time is not any factor, Kirby needs to tread rigorously to stick one step sooner than danger.

Praise for John D. MacDonald

“To diggers 1000 years from now, the works of John D. MacDonald will be a treasure at the order of the tomb of Tutankhamen.”—Kurt Vonnegut

“As a tender author, all I ever sought after was once to the touch readers as powerfully as John D. MacDonald touched me.”—Dean Koontz

“John D. MacDonald was once a author method prior to his time.”—John Saul

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Download E-books Undercurrent (An Andy Horton Marine Mystery) PDF

By Pauline Rowson

Whilst naval historian Dr Douglas Spalding is located useless in Portsmouth’s old Dockyard, the foremost Crime crew is adamant it truly is suicide. while one other physique is located in related situations Horton is confident they’re taking a look at homicide; yet now not so his bosses. The deaths have all of the hallmarks of a cover-up on the maximum point, yet who's at the back of it and why? As Horton will get in the direction of the reality and uncovers a private twist, a person is decided to forestall him from discovering the killer . . .

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Download E-books Get Out or Die (Aurelia Marcella Mysteries) PDF

By Jane Finnis

Roman Britain in ninety one advert is a uncooked frontier province, a hard a part of the strong Empire governed by means of Domitian Caesar. even though it really is virtually fifty years because the legions invaded, many local tribes nonetheless hate their conquerors and grab any probability to annoy the Roman settlers who're flocking in to colonise the hot province. pressure is principally excessive within the north, the place Aurelia Marcella, a tender innkeeper from Italy, runs the Oak Tree Mansio at the highway to York.

A string of savage murders disrupts her peaceable existence, and he or she and her Roman pals locate themselves lower than assault from a mystery local war-band, the Shadow-men, whose goal is to force all Romans out. A vacationer, Quintus, is almost killed just about the hotel, and he and Aurelia needs to tune down the insurgent warriors and establish their mysterious masked chief, the Shadow of dying. Their investigations deliver them into own threat from ruthless killers and devious deceivers. Can they locate and smash the Shadow of dying ahead of his crusade of terror becomes open uprising, in order that all Romans needs to get out or die?

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Download E-books Mrs. Jeffries and the Merry Gentlemen: A Victorian Mystery PDF

By Emily Brightwell

THE company OF dying

Orlando Edison is a stockbroker utilizing London’s infatuation with overseas mining ventures to make a fortune. He has curried want with the nation’s most precious aristocrats, even inviting 3 influential investors—known because the Merry Gentlemen—to be a part of his most recent company. Edison is welcomed within the maximum circles and strikes comfortably one of the wealthy and robust. yet a couple of days ahead of Christmas, he's stumbled on murdered.

Inspector Witherspoon and his family are waiting for the festive season. yet all of them be aware of their responsibility, and led via the intrepid Mrs. Jeffries, they plan to work out justice served for the vacations . . .

A Mrs. Jeffries secret

She retains residence for Inspector Witherspoon . . . and retains him on his ft. Everyone’s awed by way of his Scotland backyard successes—but they don’t learn about his mystery weapon. irrespective of how messy the homicide or how soiled the deed, Mrs. Jeffries’ polished detection abilities are as much as the duty . . . proving that at the back of each nice guy there’s a woman—and crimesolver’s paintings isn't performed.

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Download E-books Skyscraper (Femmes Fatales) PDF

By Faith Baldwin

Lynn is an formidable younger girl who loves her activity within the sparkling new long island skyscraper. quickly, Lynn additionally loves Tom, the younger clerk down the corridor. they're so in love that in the event that they don’t get married, anything mistaken is certain to take place. yet her corporation has a strict new coverage: Any girl who marries can be instantly fired.

First released in 1931—the comparable 12 months the Empire country construction opened its doors—Skyscraper marks the arrival of a brand new type of romance plot, and Lynn a brand new type of heroine. Lynn is dealing with offerings that would make certain the process the remainder of her existence, yet instead of simply choose from suitors, Lynn and different operating ladies like her needs to come to a decision even if to desert their careers—or abandon their males. They can’t have both—or can they?

Femmes Fatales restores to print the easiest of women’s writing within the vintage pulp genres of the mid-20th century. From secret to hard-boiled noir to taboo lesbian romance, those rediscovered queens of pulp provide subversive views on a turbulent period. benefit from the sequence: Bedelia; Bunny Lake Is Missing; By Cecile; The G-String Murders; The ladies in 3-B; Laura; The guy Who enjoyed His Wife; Mother reveals a Body; Now, Voyager; Return to Lesbos; Skyscraper; Stranger on Lesbos; Stella Dallas; Women's Barracks.

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Download E-books Dressed To Kill (A Kate O'Donnell Mystery) PDF

It’s 1963. a brand new band referred to as the Rolling Stones is starting to make its mark and the mini-skirt is getting into model. For younger Liverpudlian photographer Kate O’Donnell, it’s an exhilarating time to be within the capital – particularly as she’s on secondment to an up-and-coming type photographer’s studio. yet there’s a darker facet to Nineteen Sixties’ London, Kate discovers, whilst the bare, battered physique of a teenage prostitute is located among the garbage containers in the back of a Soho jazz membership – and it seems the sufferer used to be a former version on the studio the place Kate’s working.

When a moment younger version disappears, Kate enlists her pal DS Harry Barnard’s aid to determine precisely what’s happening. jointly, they discover the 1st of a number of darkish secrets and techniques surrounding Andrei Lubin’s model studio and the infamous Jazz Cellar.

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Download E-books Twelve Sharp (Stephanie Plum, No. 12) (Stephanie Plum Novels) PDF

By Janet Evanovich

Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, the place bounty hunter Stephanie Plum's existence is ready to implode in Janet Evanovich's wildest, most well-liked novel yet!

FIRST A STRANGER APPEARS
While chasing down the standard forged of miscreants and weirdos, Stephanie discovers crazed lady is stalking her.

THEN THE STRANGER unearths HER SECRETS
The lady attire in black, consists of a 9mm Glock, and has a nasty perspective and a mysterious connection to darkish and unsafe Carlos Manoso …street identify, Ranger.

NEXT, an individual DIES
The motion turns lethal severe, and Stephanie is going from searching skips to looking a assassin.

SOON, THE CHASE IS ON
Ranger wishes Stephanie for extra purposes than he can say. And now, the 2 are operating jointly to discover a killer, rescue a lacking baby, and forestall a lunatic from elevating the physique count number. while Stephanie Plum and Ranger get too shut for convenience, vice cop Joe Morelli (her on-again, off-again boyfriend) steps in. Will the ticking clock cease on the stroke of twelve…or will a stranger within the wind give you the option to forestall Stephanie Plum…forever? full of Janet Evanovich's trademark motion, nonstop event, and sharp humor, Twelve Sharp indicates why her novels were referred to as "hot stuff" (The big apple Times), and Evanovich herself "the grasp" (San Francisco Examiner).

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Download E-books The Jury (A Paul Madriani Novel) PDF

By Steve Martini

The Attorney, which marked the go back of Steve Martini's lawyer-sleuth Paul Madriani, used to be hailed for its "well-observed court docket maneuverings" (The Christian technological know-how Monitor) and "crisp discussion and tart observations" (Publishers Weekly). Now Martini grants the main daunting capital case of Madriani's career.

Paul Madriani has considerable cause to suspect he is representing a responsible guy. Dr. David Crone, a revered clinical researcher and vital in mapping the human genome, is charged with the homicide of a tender colleague: twenty-six-year-old Kalista Jordan, an African-American learn health care professional whose physique washed up on a seashore in San Diego Bay. Forensic proof hyperlinks her homicide with fabric in Crone's storage. Crone had either chance and rationale: Kalista had lately ended their affair, and should were deserting him professionally in addition, relocating directly to a rival genetic study facility. notwithstanding, while a key witness for the prosecution dies unexpectedly, leaving an incriminating word in the back of, Crone's innocence turns out confirmed-until Madriani hits upon a probably damning unfastened finish.

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