The Bullet That Missed is Fiction books by Richard Osman, publish by Penguin 2022-09-20. You may find Richard Osman info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the The Bullet That Missed details.
|3 (878 readers)||Richard Osman||Penguin||059329940X||2022-09-20|
Book SummaryA new mystery is afoot in the third book in the Thursday Murder Club series from million-copy bestselling author Richard Osman. It is an ordinary Thursday, and things should finally be returning to normal. Except trouble is never far away where the Thursday Murder Club are concerned. A decade-old cold case—their favorite kind--leads them to a local news legend and a murder with no body and no answers. Then a new foe pays Elizabeth a visit. Her mission? Kill or be killed. Suddenly the cold case has become red hot. While Elizabeth wrestles with her conscience (and a gun), Joyce, Ron, and Ibrahim chase down the clues with help from old friends and new. But can the gang solve the mystery and save Elizabeth before the murderer strikes again? From an upmarket spa to a prison cell complete with espresso machine to a luxury penthouse high in the sky, this third adventure of the Thursday Murder Club is full of the cleverness, intrigue, and irresistible charm that readers have come to expect from Richard Osman’s bestselling series.
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The Thursday Murder Club is Fiction books by Richard Osman, publish by Penguin 2020-09-22. You may find Richard Osman info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the The Thursday Murder Club details.
|3.5 (72 readers)||Richard Osman||Penguin||1984880977||2020-09-22|
Book SummaryA New York Times bestseller | Soon to be a major motion picture from Steven Spielberg at Amblin Entertainment “Witty, endearing and greatly entertaining.” —Wall Street Journal “Don’t trust anyone, including the four septuagenarian sleuths in Osman’s own laugh-out-loud whodunit.” —Parade Four septuagenarians with a few tricks up their sleeves A female cop with her first big case A brutal murder Welcome to... THE THURSDAY MURDER CLUB In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly in the Jigsaw Room to discuss unsolved crimes; together they call themselves the Thursday Murder Club. When a local developer is found dead with a mysterious photograph left next to the body, the Thursday Murder Club suddenly find themselves in the middle of their first live case. As the bodies begin to pile up, can our unorthodox but brilliant gang catch the killer, before it's too late?
Death and Croissants is Fiction books by Ian Moore, publish by Prelude Books 2021-07-01. You may find Ian Moore info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the Death and Croissants details.
|4 (3 readers)||Ian Moore||Prelude Books||1788423577||2021-07-01|
Book Summary‘A very funny page-turner. Fantastique!’ Adam Kay, Comedian and author of This is Going to Hurt 'A writer of immense wit and charm.' Paul Sinha, ITV's The Chase THE FIRST NOVEL IN THE ENTHRALLING FOLLET VALLEY SERIES, BY TV/RADIO REGULAR IAN MOORE Richard is a middle-aged Englishman who runs a B&B in the fictional Val de Follet in the Loire Valley. Nothing ever happens to Richard, and really that’s the way he likes it. One day, however, one of his older guests disappears, leaving behind a bloody handprint on the wallpaper. Another guest, the enigmatic Valérie, persuades a reluctant Richard to join her in investigating the disappearance. Richard remains a dazed passenger in the case until things become really serious and someone murders Ava Gardner, one of his beloved hens ... and you don’t mess with a fellow’s hens! Unputdownable mystery set in rural France, by TV/radio regular and bestselling author Ian Moore – perfect for fans of Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club, Julia Chapman, or M.C. Beaton. Praise for Death and Croissants: 'Death and Croissants is a far funnier book than a story about a bloody murder has any right to be.' Josh Widdicombe, BBC's Mock the Week 'This is like two great books in one, a tricksy whodunnit, and a really, really funny story.' Jason Manford 'Ian is one of my favourite writers; this is hilarious and a great mystery too.' Janey Godley 'Good food and a laugh-out-loud mystery. What more could anyone want in these dark times?” Mark Billingham ‘Death and Croissants is such a relentless rollercoaster ride of laughs and twists, it should come with a height restriction and health warning.’ Matt Forde ‘Sharp, slick and surprising – like the author himself – Death and Croissants is the Loire Valley’s answer to Murder on the Orient Express. I’d marry him tomorrow (Richard, the protagonist; Ian too).' Cally Beaton ‘Though I disagree with the opinions on muesli and the hen naming system that are in this book, I will let those pass and say that it is funny, pacy and very entertaining! It also has short chapters – I find many modern novels take far too long to get to the next chapter, but there's no hanging about here.’ Robin Ince 'I’d never connected the words “death” and “croissants” before, but now they’re inextricably linked. It’s a rollicking qui-dunnit with as many twists as the Loire itself'. Stephen Clarke, author of 1000 Years of Annoying the French 'Moore's French whodunnit is an engaging caper through the Loire Valley with an expat reluctant hero mixed up with a Maigret-like rural cast, a glamorous heroine and a couple of Mafia killers. It is finely paced, truly funny and written with a wry detachment that conjures up a gentler age of murder mystery.' Charles Bremner ‘Just like the Loire’s other great export, Sancerre, Ian Moore’s prose is reassuringly dry, beautifully constructed, and deeply satisfying. The Follet Valley series is a pleasure you’ll return to again and again.’ Marty Wilson, former Australian Comic of the Year Everyone is wanting Moore! - what people are saying about Ian Moore: ‘Charming, witty, a brilliant read.’ Sarah Millican ‘There are a great many comedians who think that they can also write books, myself included, but very few who can rival Ian Moore’s immediate warmth and skill with language.’ Jon Richardson ‘Ian Moore is a brilliantly funny writer and that’s all there is to it.’ Annabel Giles ‘Everything its author is: immaculately turned out, sharp and consistently hilarious.’ Mark Billingham ‘What a strange and wonderful sight Ian Moore must present in the Loire Valley – an English Mod kicking around rural France with a young family, a few goats and big dreams of the good life. His brilliant book is warm, funny and big-hearted – easily the best Englishman-abroad memoir since Gerald Durrell was in short trousers and knocking around pre-war Corfu.’ Tony Parsons ‘So well written and funny you feel you’re there flailing with him in the chicken coop. Warm, tender and incredibly funny. Treads that perfect balance between thigh-slappingly hilarious and heartbreakingly human: a unique and wonderful book.’ Isy Suttie ‘Ian Moore is a brilliant comedian whose wit is as sharp as his dress sense and he has managed to take that on stage story telling brilliance and put it in his writing. A great read – even if you're French!’ John Bishop, Comedian and Broadcaster
The Locked Room is Fiction books by Elly Griffiths, publish by HarperCollins 2022-06-28. You may find Elly Griffiths info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the The Locked Room details.
|4 (12 readers)||Elly Griffiths||HarperCollins||0358694922||2022-06-28|
Book SummaryPandemic lockdowns have Ruth Galloway feeling isolated from everyone but a new neighbor—until Nelson comes calling, investigating a decades-long string of murder-suicides that’s looming ever closer, in USA Today Elly Griffiths’ penultimate novel in the beloved series. Three years after her mother’s death, Ruth is finally sorting through her things when she finds a curious relic: a decades-old photograph of her own Norfolk cottage—before she lived there—with a peculiar inscription on the back. Ruth returns to the cottage to uncover its meaning as Norfolk’s first cases of Covid-19 make headlines, leaving her and Kate to shelter in place there. They struggle to stave off isolation by clapping for frontline workers each evening and befriending a kind neighbor, Zoe, from a distance. Meanwhile, Nelson is investigating a series of deaths of women that may or may not be suicide. When he links a case to an archaeological discovery, he breaks curfew to visit Ruth and enlist her help. But the further Nelson investigates the deaths, the closer he gets to Ruth’s isolated cottage—until Ruth, Zoe, and Kate all go missing, and Nelson is left scrambling to find them before it’s too late. PRAISE FOR ELLY GRIFFITHS AND THE RUTH GALLOWAY SERIES Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Novel Winner of the Mary Higgins Clark Award Winner of the CWA Dagger in the Library Award “Galloway is an everywoman, smart, successful and a little bit unsure of herself. Readers will look forward to learning more about her.” —USA Today “Elly Griffiths draws us all the way back to prehistoric times . . . Highly atmospheric.” —New York Times Book Review “Forensic archeologist and academic Ruth Galloway is a captivating amateur sleuth—an inspired creation. I identified with her insecurities and struggles, and cheered her on.” —Louise Penny
Richard Osman's House of Games is Games & Activities books by Richard Osman,Alan Connor, publish by Random House 2019-10-17. You may find Richard Osman,Alan Connor info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the Richard Osman's House of Games details.
|4 (604 readers)||Richard Osman,Alan Connor||Random House||1473531977||2019-10-17|
Book SummaryDo you know how many post boxes there are in the UK? Could you guess how many times the word 'goat' appear in the King James Version of the bible? Fancy playing a game of charades where all of the books, films and plays are entirely made up? Now, look around the room. Is anyone there the kind of person who’ll say ‘I just don’t understand this’, when faced with something that’s not just perfectly easy to understand, but is ... well, fun? Ask them to leave. Have they gone? Good. Now welcome inside the House of Games ... Featuring questions based on some of the most loved rounds from the hit BBC2 show, including Roonerspisims, Venn Will I Be Famous?, Dim Sums and Answer Smash, Richard Osman’s House of Games Quiz Book is the ultimate test of wit, wisdom and imagination. Curated by Richard Osman and Alan Connor and featuring over 50 new and exclusive games to try out, this is your chance to step inside the House of Games and pitch your trivia skills against your family and friends. Quirky, unique and exactly the right amount of silly, House of Games contains hours of guaranteed fun!
The Bullet is Fiction books by Mary Louise Kelly, publish by Simon and Schuster 2015-03-17. You may find Mary Louise Kelly info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the The Bullet details.
|3.5 (7 readers)||Mary Louise Kelly||Simon and Schuster||1476769842||2015-03-17|
Book SummaryNothing is what it seems in NPR correspondent Mary Louise Kelly’s “riveting, twisty tale” (Hallie Ephron, author of Night Night, Sleep Tight), in which a woman discovers a decades-old bullet at the base of her neck. Caroline Cashion is stunned when an MRI reveals that she has a bullet lodged near the base of her skull. It makes no sense: she has never been shot. She has no scar. When she confronts her parents, she learns the truth: she was adopted when she was three years old, after her real parents were murdered in cold blood. Caroline had been there the night of the attack, and she’d been hit by a single gunshot to the neck. Buried too deep among vital nerves and blood vessels, the surgeons had left it, and stitched up the traumatized little girl with the bullet still inside. Now, thirty-four years later, Caroline returns to her hometown to learn whatever she can about who her parents were, and why they died. A cop who worked the case reveals that even after all these years, police still don’t have enough evidence to nail their suspect. The bullet in Caroline’s neck could identify the murderer... and that person will do anything to keep it out of the law’s hands. Now Caroline will have to decide: run for her life, or stay and fight? With non-stop action, “an extremely likable narrator and twists and turns galore” (Alice LaPlante, author of Turn of Mind), The Bullet will keep you riveted until the very last page.
Seasonal Work is Fiction books by Laura Lippman, publish by HarperCollins 2022-01-04. You may find Laura Lippman info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the Seasonal Work details.
|4.5 (3 readers)||Laura Lippman||HarperCollins||0063000024||2022-01-04|
Book SummaryIn a suspenseful collection of stories featuring fierce women—including one never-before-published novella—New York Times bestseller Laura Lippman showcases why she is one of today’s top crime writers. The award-winning master of psychological suspense is in top form in this collection of diverse and diabolically clever stories. In the never-before-published “Just One More,” a married couple—longing for that old romantic spark—creates a playful diversion that comes with unexpected consequences. Lippman’s beloved Baltimore PI Tess Monaghan keeps a watchful eye on a criminally resourceful single father in “Seasonal Work,” while her mother, Judith, realizes that the life of “The Everyday Housewife” is an excellent cover for all kinds of secrets. In “Slow Burner,” a husband’s secret cell phone proves to be a dicey temptation for a suspicious wife. A father’s hidden past piques the curiosity of a young snoop in “The Last of Sheila-Locke Holmes.” Plus seven other brilliantly crafted stories of deception, murder, dangerous games, and love gone wrong—irrefutable evidence that Laura Lippman’s riveting fiction will more than satisfy any crime reader.
Accidental Presidents is History books by Jared Cohen, publish by Simon and Schuster 2019-04-09. You may find Jared Cohen info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the Accidental Presidents details.
|3 (728 readers)||Jared Cohen||Simon and Schuster||1501109847||2019-04-09|
Book SummaryThis New York Times bestselling “deep dive into the terms of eight former presidents is chock-full of political hijinks—and déjà vu” (Vanity Fair) and provides a fascinating look at the men who came to the office without being elected to it, showing how each affected the nation and world. The strength and prestige of the American presidency has waxed and waned since George Washington. Eight men have succeeded to the presidency when the incumbent died in office. In one way or another they vastly changed our history. Only Theodore Roosevelt would have been elected in his own right. Only TR, Truman, Coolidge, and LBJ were re-elected. John Tyler succeeded William Henry Harrison who died 30 days into his term. He was kicked out of his party and became the first president threatened with impeachment. Millard Fillmore succeeded esteemed General Zachary Taylor. He immediately sacked the entire cabinet and delayed an inevitable Civil War by standing with Henry Clay’s compromise of 1850. Andrew Johnson, who succeeded our greatest president, sided with remnants of the Confederacy in Reconstruction. Chester Arthur, the embodiment of the spoils system, was so reviled as James Garfield’s successor that he had to defend himself against plotting Garfield’s assassination; but he reformed the civil service. Theodore Roosevelt broke up the trusts. Calvin Coolidge silently cooled down the Harding scandals and preserved the White House for the Republican Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression. Harry Truman surprised everybody when he succeeded the great FDR and proved an able and accomplished president. Lyndon B. Johnson was named to deliver Texas electorally. He led the nation forward on Civil Rights but failed on Vietnam. Accidental Presidents shows that “history unfolds in death as well as in life” (The Wall Street Journal) and adds immeasurably to our understanding of the power and limits of the American presidency in critical times.
The Marlow Murder Club is Fiction books by Robert Thorogood, publish by Sourcebooks, Inc. 2022-05-03. You may find Robert Thorogood info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the The Marlow Murder Club details.
|4.5 (10 readers)||Robert Thorogood||Sourcebooks, Inc.||1728250536||2022-05-03|
Book Summary"An absolute joy to read. Funny, entertaining, and beautifully written." —B. A. Paris, New York Times bestselling author A delightfully clever new mystery from creator of BBC One's hilarious murder mystery series Death in Paradise Meet Judith: a seventy-seven-year-old whiskey drinking, crossword puzzle author living her best life in a dilapidated mansion on the outskirts of Marlow. Nothing ever happens in Marlow. That is, until Judith hears her neighbor shot while skinny-dipping in the Thames. The local police don't believe her story. It's an open and shut case, of course. Ha! Stefan can't be left for dead like that. Judith investigates and picks up a crew of sidekicks: Suzie the dogwalker and Becks the vicar's wife. Together, they are the Marlow Murder Club. When another body turns up, they realize they have a real-life serial killer on their hands. And the puzzle they set out to solve has become a trap from which they might never escape... Robert Thorogood, has turned the Christie-mystery on its head with this ever-so-sly cozy perfect for readers who love Richard Osmond's Thursday Murder Club and An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good. "Lightweight but no-nonsense and genuinely brainy"—Kirkus Reviews "Damn right funny and heartwarming...great fun"—Crime Time "I love Robert Thorogood's writing."—Peter James, international bestselling author
Knight Sir Louis and the Dreadful Damsel is Juvenile Fiction books by The Brothers McLeod, publish by Michael O'Mara Books 2020-08-01. You may find The Brothers McLeod info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the Knight Sir Louis and the Dreadful Damsel details.
|3 (277 readers)||The Brothers McLeod||Michael O'Mara Books||1913101290||2020-08-01|
Book Summary'Knight Sir Louis is an epic non-epic saga' Stewart Lee, comedian 'A really funny book ... will appeal to anyone who likes adventures and laughing' Philip Reeve 'What a hero! What a story! Sublime daftness on every page' Jeremy Strong _________________ Charge into this hilarious and totally bonkers new series from BAFTA award-winning duo, The Brothers McLeod - perfect for fans of Wimpy Kid, Tom Gates and Mr Gum. Knight Sir Louis is the bravest knight at King Burt's court. He has defeated hungry dragons, evil goblins and horrible wizards (but please nobody mention wasps, Knight Sir Louis is absolutely NOT afraid of them). Along with his trusty mechanical steed Clunkalot, and mystical sword (known as 'Dave'), Knight Sir Louis and his friends are sent to do battle with the Damsel of Distresse, who has been terrorizing the land. But nothing is as it seems . Knight Sir Louis finds himself dealing with strong enchantments and powerful magic (as well as potatoes...) and the machinations of his soon to be arch-enemy-nemesis: the Stripy Knight. (N.B. No potatoes were harmed in the writing of this book.)
The Very Pointless Quiz Book is Games & Activities books by Alexander Armstrong,Richard Osman, publish by Coronet 2014-10-09. You may find Alexander Armstrong,Richard Osman info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the The Very Pointless Quiz Book details.
|3 (956 readers)||Alexander Armstrong,Richard Osman||Coronet||144478272X||2014-10-09|
Book SummaryLet hosts Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman guide you through the quiz rounds with their trademark warmth and humour and battle it out against your friends and family for Pointless glory. Perfect for playing along alone or with family and friends, The Very Pointless Quiz Book will test your knowledge and tease your brains. So how good are you at Pointless? Really? Do you think you've got enough in-depth knowledge of Regional Railways, African Countries With No Coastline and Types of Lettuce to carry off the coveted Pointless trophy? Well let's see shall we? Here's your chance to step up to the podium (metaphorically speaking of course, chances are you'll be sitting somewhere very comfortably with either a mug of tea or a roll of Andrex within easy reach) put that knowledge to the test, and see just how far you can go in a genuine four-round Pointless ordeal. Right, if everyone's ready, let's play Pointless...
The Shadows of Men is Fiction books by Abir Mukherjee, publish by Random House 2021-11-11. You may find Abir Mukherjee info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the The Shadows of Men details.
|3.5 (3 readers)||Abir Mukherjee||Random House||1473556023||2021-11-11|
Book Summary*Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month* **A 'Book of the Year' pick in The Times** 'An engaging, evocative thriller that captures the heat of Indian nights and heady days of a bygone era, without being sentimental or simplistic' Janice Hallett, bestselling author of The Appeal 'Abir Mukherjee is doing something uniquely different in the crime genre...breathtaking' PETER MAY, Sunday Times bestseller Calcutta, 1923. When a Hindu theologian is found murdered in his home, the city is on the brink of all-out religious war. Can officers of the Imperial Police Force, Captain Sam Wyndham and Sergeant Surendranath Banerjee track down those responsible in time to stop a bloodbath? Set at a time of heightened political tension, beginning in atmospheric Calcutta and taking the detectives all the way to bustling Bombay, the latest instalment in this 'unmissable' (The Times) series presents Wyndham and Banerjee with an unprecedented challenge. Will this be the case that finally drives them apart? 'The Shadows of Men finds the always reliable Crime Writers' Association Dagger Award-winner Abir Mukherjee on fine form' Financial Times ______________ PRAISE FOR THE WYNDHAM AND BANERJEE SERIES 'An exceptional historical crime novel' C.J. Sansom 'A thought-provoking rollercoaster' Ian Rankin 'Cracking... A journey into the dark underbelly of the British Raj' Daily Express
The Runaway is Fiction books by Nick Petrie, publish by Penguin 2022-01-18. You may find Nick Petrie info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the The Runaway details.
|4 (3 readers)||Nick Petrie||Penguin||0525535519||2022-01-18|
Book Summary"Petrie has a preternatural talent for ratcheting up suspense."--New York Times Book Review When Peter Ash rescues a stranded woman, he finds she’s in far deeper trouble than he could ever imagine in the powerful new thriller in this bestselling and award-winning series. War veteran Peter Ash is driving through northern Nebraska when he encounters a young pregnant woman alone on a gravel road, her car dead. Peter offers her a lift, but what begins as an act of kindness soon turns into a deadly cat-and-mouse chase across the lonely highways with the woman’s vicious ex-cop husband hot on their trail. The pregnant woman has seen something she was never meant to see . . . but protecting her might prove to be more than Peter can handle. In order to save the woman and himself, Peter must use everything he has learned during his time as a Marine, including his knowledge of human nature, in order to escape a ruthless killer with instincts and skills that match—and perhaps exceed—Peter’s own.
Murder at the Book Club is Fiction books by Betsy Reavley, publish by Open Road Media 2018-08-07. You may find Betsy Reavley info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the Murder at the Book Club details.
|2 (1 readers)||Betsy Reavley||Open Road Media||1504071506||2018-08-07|
Book SummarySomething bad is brewing among a friendly group of book lovers: “A deliciously Agatha Christie-style mystery that sucks you in from the first page.” —Sibel Hodge, bestselling author of Look Behind You Imagine nine women meeting. Tea and cake are on the coffee table. They’ve come together to share their love of books. They are friends. They trust each other. It’s a happy gathering. What could be more harmless? Then scratch the surface and look closer. One is lonely. One is desperate. And one of them is a killer. When the body of a woman is discovered on a Cambridge common, DCI Barrett and DI Palmer are called in to investigate. But the motive behind the crime isn’t clear—and it all leads back to a book club. As the lies, volatile friendships, and tension among the group rise to the surface, DCI Barrett and DI Palmer must work out the motive and track down a cold-blooded killer. But just when they think they’re on the right track, a twist in the plot throws them off course . . . “Will keep readers guessing till the very end!” —J.A. Baker, bestselling author of The Other Mother “A deliciously devilish whodunit!” —Robert Bryndza, bestselling author of the Detective Erika Foster series
Blood Orange is Fiction books by Harriet Tyce, publish by Grand Central Publishing 2019-02-19. You may find Harriet Tyce info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the Blood Orange details.
|3.5 (12 readers)||Harriet Tyce||Grand Central Publishing||1538713756||2019-02-19|
Book SummaryA young lawyer's outwardly perfect life spirals out of control as she takes on her first murder case in this "dark, original and utterly compelling" domestic noir for readers of Paula Hawkins, A.J. Finn, or Shari Lapena. (Lisa Jewell, New York Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone) Alison has it all. A doting husband, adorable daughter, and a career on the rise--she's just been given her first murder case to defend. But all is never as it seems... Just one more night. Then I'll end it. Alison drinks too much. She's neglecting her family. And she's having an affair with a colleague whose taste for pushing boundaries may be more than she can handle. I did it. I killed him. I should be locked up. Alison's client doesn't deny that she stabbed her husband - she wants to plead guilty. And yet something about her story is deeply amiss. Saving this woman may be the first step to Alison saving herself. I'm watching you. I know what you're doing. But someone knows Alison's secrets. Someone who wants to make her pay for what she's done, and who won't stop until she's lost everything....
The Killing Hills is Fiction books by Chris Offutt, publish by Grove Press 2021-06-15. You may find Chris Offutt info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the The Killing Hills details.
|4 (2 readers)||Chris Offutt||Grove Press||0802158420||2021-06-15|
Book SummaryA veteran on leave investigates a murder in his Kentucky backwoods hometown in this Appalachian noir by the acclaimed author of Country Dark. Mick Hardin, a combat veteran and Army CID agent, is home on a leave to be with his pregnant wife—but they aren’t getting along. His sister, newly risen to sheriff, has just landed her first murder investigation—but local politicians are pushing for someone else to take the case. Maybe they think she can’t handle it. Or maybe their concerns run deeper. With his experience and knowledge of the area, Mick is well-suited to help his sister investigate while staying under the radar. Now he’s dodging calls from his commanding officer as he delves into the dangerous rivalries lurking beneath the surface of his fiercely private hometown. And he needs to talk to his wife. The Killing Hills is a novel of betrayal within and between the clans that populate the hollers—and the way it so often shades into violence. Chris Offutt has delivered a dark, witty, and absolutely compelling novel of murder and honor, with an investigator-hero unlike any in fiction.
Murder on the Vine is Fiction books by Camilla Trinchieri, publish by Soho Press 2022-09-13. You may find Camilla Trinchieri info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the Murder on the Vine details.
|5 (1 readers)||Camilla Trinchieri||Soho Press||1641293675||2022-09-13|
Book SummaryEx-NYPD homicide detective Nico Doyle investigates the murder of a local bartender in the Tuscan countryside. On a late October Sunday morning in Gravigna, local maresciallo Perillo is having breakfast with ex-NYPD detective Nico Doyle when he is called back to the station in Greve. Laura Benati, the young manager of Hotel Bella Vista, is worried—her bartender and good friend eighty-year-old Cesare Costanzi has been missing for three days. The next morning, Jimmy, co-owner of Bar All’Angolo, Gravigna’s local café, where Nico is a frequent patron, runs out of gas on his way back from Florence. When Nico meets him to help, Nico’s dog, OneWag, reacts to the smell coming from Jimmy’s trunk. Inside Nico finds a body wrapped in plastic: Cesare Costanzi, stabbed several times in the chest. Why would anyone kill Cesare, and how did he end up in Jimmy’s car? That’s for Nico to find out, as Perillo once again turns to Nico for help with the investigation.
The Case of the Deadly Butter Chicken is Fiction books by Tarquin Hall, publish by McClelland & Stewart 2012-06-26. You may find Tarquin Hall info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the The Case of the Deadly Butter Chicken details.
|4 (15 readers)||Tarquin Hall||McClelland & Stewart||0771038313||2012-06-26|
Book Summary"These books are little gems. They are beautifully written, amusing, and intensely readable." —Alexander McCall Smith, author of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Long-held secrets, deadly lies, a sports scandal, and a poisoned helping of butter chicken -- all in a day's work for the head of Delhi's Most Private Investigators, in this latest book in the delightful Vish Puri detective series. When the father of a Pakistani star cricket player falls dead during a glamorous India Premier League dinner, clearly it isn't just a case of Delhi Belly. But which of the VIPs at the victim's table is responsible for poisoning the man's butter chicken? And was the victim killed for his involvement with a gambling syndicate that controls cricket's illegal billion-dollar betting industry? The answers seem to lie across the border in Pakistan -- the one country Puri swore he would never set foot in. Or do they? For Puri's beloved Mummy-ji, who has a unique insight into the killing, believes there is much more to this murder than meets the eye. Puri and Mummy-ji's search for the truth will lead them to uncover decades-old secrets and tragedies thought best forgotten in their most compelling case yet.
Bittersweet is Psychology books by Susan Cain, publish by Crown 2022-04-05. You may find Susan Cain info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the Bittersweet details.
|4 (1 readers)||Susan Cain||Crown||0451499808||2022-04-05|
Book Summary#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Sadness is your superpower. In her new masterpiece, the author of the bestselling phenomenon Quiet explores the power of the bittersweet personality, revealing a misunderstood side of mental health and creativity while offering a roadmap to facing grief in order to live life to the fullest. “Bittersweet grabs you by the heart and doesn’t let go.”—BRENÉ BROWN, author of Atlas of the Heart “Susan Cain has described and validated my existence once again!”—GLENNON DOYLE, author of Untamed “The perfect cure for toxic positivity.”—ADAM GRANT, author of Think Again ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2022—Oprah Daily, BookPage Bittersweetness is a tendency to states of longing, poignancy, and sorrow; an acute awareness of passing time; and a curiously piercing joy at the beauty of the world. It recognizes that light and dark, birth and death—bitter and sweet—are forever paired. If you’ve ever wondered why you like sad music . . . If you find comfort or inspiration in a rainy day . . . If you react intensely to music, art, nature, and beauty . . . Then you probably identify with the bittersweet state of mind. With Quiet, Susan Cain urged our society to cultivate space for the undervalued, indispensable introverts among us, thereby revealing an untapped power hidden in plain sight. Now she employs the same mix of research, storytelling, and memoir to explore why we experience sorrow and longing, and how embracing the bittersweetness at the heart of life is the true path to creativity, connection, and transcendence. Cain shows how a bittersweet state of mind is the quiet force that helps us transcend our personal and collective pain, whether from a death or breakup, addiction or illness. If we don’t acknowledge our own heartache, she says, we can end up inflicting it on others via abuse, domination, or neglect. But if we realize that all humans know—or will know—loss and suffering, we can turn toward one another. At a time of profound discord and personal anxiety, Bittersweet brings us together in deep and unexpected ways.
Both Can Be True is Juvenile Fiction books by Jules Machias, publish by HarperCollins 2021-06-08. You may find Jules Machias info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the Both Can Be True details.
|4 (1 readers)||Jules Machias||HarperCollins||0063053918||2021-06-08|
Book Summary*An Indie Next List Pick and a Top Ten Rainbow Book for Young Readers!* Jules Machias explores identity, gender fluidity, and the power of friendship and acceptance in this dual-narrative story about two kids who join forces to save a dog . . . but wind up saving each other. Ash is no stranger to feeling like an outcast. For someone who cycles through genders, it’s a daily struggle to feel in control of how people perceive you. Some days Ash is undoubtedly girl, but other times, 100 percent guy. Daniel lacks control too—of his emotions. He’s been told he’s overly sensitive more times than he can count. He can’t help the way he is, and he sure wishes someone would accept him for it. So when Daniel’s big heart leads him to rescue a dog that’s about to be euthanized, he’s relieved to find Ash willing to help. The two bond over their four-legged secret. When they start catching feelings for each other, however, things go from cute to complicated. Daniel thinks Ash is all girl . . . what happens when he finds out there’s more to Ash’s story? With so much on the line—truth, identity, acceptance, and the life of an adorable pup named Chewbarka—will Ash and Daniel forever feel at war with themselves because they don’t fit into the world’s binaries? Or will their friendship help them embrace the beauty of living in between?
The 100 Most Pointless Arguments in the World is Humor books by Alexander Armstrong,Richard Osman, publish by Coronet 2013-10-10. You may find Alexander Armstrong,Richard Osman info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the The 100 Most Pointless Arguments in the World details.
|3 (501 readers)||Alexander Armstrong,Richard Osman||Coronet||1444762095||2013-10-10|
Book SummaryWe've all had them, those pointless arguments that are seemingly impossible to solve. We've been round in circles trying to work out what came first, the chicken or the egg? Don't get us started on the debate of what we are all here for? And you're bound to have had sleepless nights pondering which ingredient you simply can't do without in a full English Breakfast - sausage or bacon. Well worry no more, here to help you solve some of life's biggest - and most pointless - conundrums are Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman. So, does God exist? and what is the most pointless sport - ballet or darts? With a witty and intelligent collection of stand-up pieces, quizzes, cryptic brainteasers and pointless facts, Alexander Armstrong and his pointless friend Richard Osman will put the world to rights and finally answer the 100 Most Pointless Arguments in the World....Ever.
To Love and Be Wise is Fiction books by Josephine Tey, publish by McClelland & Stewart 2016-05-10. You may find Josephine Tey info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the To Love and Be Wise details.
|3 (405 readers)||Josephine Tey||McClelland & Stewart||0771070624||2016-05-10|
Book SummaryLeslie Searle is the top of the heap when it comes to Hollywood photographers, and any star, from the aspiring to the headliner, would kill—figuratively, of course—to have their picture taken by him. But when he goes missing in a little English village, Inspector Grant must step in to determine if someone has taken that saying a little bit too literally. . . Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in e-book form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved.
Bloom of the Flower Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #21) is Juvenile Fiction books by Tracey West, publish by Scholastic Inc. 2022-05-17. You may find Tracey West info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the Bloom of the Flower Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #21) details.
|3 (765 readers)||Tracey West||Scholastic Inc.||1338776894||2022-05-17|
Book SummaryDrake and Worm must help a Flower Dragon protect his home in the latest action-packed installment of this New York Times bestselling series! Pick a book. Grow a Reader! This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow! A Flower Dragon named Wildroot has come to Bracken! He needs help because his home is in danger. The Dragon Masters must find this small dragon his own Dragon Master. The Dragon Stone reveals a boy named Oskar, who is disappointed that he does not have a big, fire-breathing dragon. Can Oskar and his dragon learn to work together in time to save the Flower Dragons from a terrible monster? With engaging black-and-white artwork on every page, kids won't be able to put down this action-packed adventure!
The Detective is Fiction books by Roderick Thorp, publish by Open Road Media 2014-12-02. You may find Roderick Thorp info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the The Detective details.
|4 (462 readers)||Roderick Thorp||Open Road Media||1497680948||2014-12-02|
Book SummaryIn this bestselling book that inspired the hit movie by the same name, starring Frank Sinatra, an apparent suicide forces a PI to reconsider his most famous case Joe Leland returned from World War II with a chest full of medals, but his greatest honor came after he traded his pilot’s wings for a detective’s shield. Catching the Leikman killer made Joe a local hero, but the shine quickly wore off, and it wasn’t long before he left the police force to start his own private agency. Years after his greatest triumph, Joe has a modest income and a quiet life—both of which may soon fall apart. When Colin MacIver dies at the local racetrack, the coroner rules that he took his own life, but his widow knows better. Because MacIver’s life insurance policy doesn’t cover suicide, his wife is left broke, desperate, and afraid for her safety. She hires Leland to find out who could have killed her gentle, unassuming husband—a simple question that will turn this humble city inside out.
An Elderly Lady Must Not Be Crossed is Fiction books by Helene Tursten, publish by Soho Press 2021-10-05. You may find Helene Tursten info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the An Elderly Lady Must Not Be Crossed details.
|3.5 (11 readers)||Helene Tursten||Soho Press||1641291680||2021-10-05|
Book SummaryDon’t let her age fool you. Maud may be nearly ninety, but if you cross her, this elderly lady is more sinister than sweet. Just when things have finally cooled down for 88-year-old Maud after the disturbing discovery of a dead body in her apartment in Gothenburg, a couple of detectives return to her doorstep. Though Maud dodges their questions with the skill of an Olympic gymnast a fifth of her age, she wonders if suspicion has fallen on her, little old lady that she is. The truth is, ever since Maud was a girl, death has seemed to follow her. In these six interlocking stories, memories of unfortunate incidents from Maud’s past keep bubbling to the surface. Meanwhile, certain Problems in the present require immediate attention. Luckily, Maud is no stranger to taking matters into her own hands . . . even if it means she has to get a little blood on them in the process. *Includes cookie recipes*
As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust is Fiction books by Alan Bradley, publish by Doubleday Canada 2015-01-06. You may find Alan Bradley info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust details.
|4 (87 readers)||Alan Bradley||Doubleday Canada||0385678398||2015-01-06|
Book Summary"One of the most remarkable creations in recent literature" (USA Today), Flavia de Luce, "part Harriet the Spy, part Violet Baudelaire" (New York Times Book Review) is back in Alan Bradley's captivating internationally bestselling mystery series. Flavia rules! In this internationally bestselling series of enchanting mysteries, youthful chemist and aspiring detective Flavia de Luce once again brings her knowledge of poisons and her indefatigable spirit to solve dastardly crimes--but this time, she leaves behind her beloved English countryside, and takes her sleuthing prowess to the unexpectedly unsavory world of Canadian boarding schools!
The Man in the Queue is Fiction books by Josephine Tey, publish by McClelland & Stewart 2016-05-10. You may find Josephine Tey info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the The Man in the Queue details.
|3 (25 readers)||Josephine Tey||McClelland & Stewart||1551999676||2016-05-10|
Book SummaryThe captivating debut of Inspector Grant, one of fiction’s greatest detectives. As a crowd gathers excitedly to wait for a highly anticipated theatre performance, something transpires to put a damper on their evening—murder. A man in the queue is found dead, stabbed with a stiletto, and only Scotland Yard’s Inspector Grant can solve the mystery. Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in e-book form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved.
The Bullet is Fiction books by Iris Johansen, publish by Grand Central Publishing 2021-06-08. You may find Iris Johansen info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the The Bullet details.
|4 (794 readers)||Iris Johansen||Grand Central Publishing||1538713179||2021-06-08|
Book SummaryFrom a #1 New York Times bestselling author, a woman finally gets her happily-ever-after ending with the man she loves—until a woman on the run shows up on her doorstep with enough secrets to get them all killed.
An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good is Fiction books by Helene Tursten, publish by Soho Press 2018-11-06. You may find Helene Tursten info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good details.
|3.5 (25 readers)||Helene Tursten||Soho Press||1641290129||2018-11-06|
Book SummaryMaud is an irascible 88-year-old Swedish woman with no family, no friends, and... no qualms about a little murder. This funny, irreverent story collection by Helene Tursten, author of the Irene Huss investigations, features two-never-before translated stories that will keep you laughing all the way to the retirement home. Ever since her darling father's untimely death when she was only eighteen, Maud has lived in the family's spacious apartment in downtown Gothenburg rent-free, thanks to a minor clause in a hastily negotiated contract. That was how Maud learned that good things can come from tragedy. Now in her late eighties, Maud contents herself with traveling the world and surfing the net from the comfort of her father's ancient armchair. It's a solitary existence, and she likes it that way. Over the course of her adventures—or misadventures—this little bold lady will handle a crisis with a local celebrity who has her eyes on Maud's apartment, foil the engagement of her long-ago lover, and dispose of some pesky neighbors. But when the local authorities are called to investigate a dead body found in Maud's apartment, will Maud finally become a suspect?
Before She Was Helen is Fiction books by Caroline B. Cooney, publish by Sourcebooks, Inc. 2020-09-08. You may find Caroline B. Cooney info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the Before She Was Helen details.
|3.5 (8 readers)||Caroline B. Cooney||Sourcebooks, Inc.||1728205131||2020-09-08|
Book SummaryEDGAR AWARD NOMINEE FOR BEST NOVEL "As Before She Was Helen opens, readers are drawn into what appears to be a light, retirement-community caper. But author Caroline B. Cooney quickly flips expectations upside-down in this deceptively dark mystery. Between old crimes and fresh murders, septuagenarian protagonist Clemmie faces an unspeakable fear that will keep readers hooked in this twisty whodunit."—Julie Hyzy, New York Times bestselling author From the critically acclaimed, international bestselling author Caroline B. Cooney comes a domestic thriller perfect for fans of mystery books by Laura Lippman and Alice Feeney. Her life didn't turn out the way she expected—so she made herself a new one When Clemmie goes next door to check on her difficult and unlikeable neighbor Dom, he isn't there. But something else is. Something stunning, beautiful and inexplicable. Clemmie photographs the wondrous object on her cell phone and makes the irrevocable error of forwarding it. As the picture swirls over the internet, Clemmie tries desperately to keep a grip on her own personal network of secrets. Can fifty years of careful hiding under names not her own be ruined by one careless picture? And although what Clemmie finds is a work of art, what the police find is a body. . . and she was the last person at the crime scene, where she left her fingerprints. Suddenly thrown into the heart of a twisted investigation, Clemmie finds herself the uncomfortable subject of intense scrutiny. And the bland, quiet life Clemmie has built for herself in her sleepy South Carolina retirement community comes crashing down as her dark past surges into the present. From international bestselling author of The Face on the Milk Carton Caroline B. Cooney comes Before She Was Helen, an absorbing mystery that brings decades-old secrets to life and explores what happens when the lie you've been living falls apart and you're forced to confront the truth.
The Singing Sands is Fiction books by Josephine Tey, publish by Wildside Press LLC 2020-09-03. You may find Josephine Tey info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the The Singing Sands details.
|3 (819 readers)||Josephine Tey||Wildside Press LLC||1479453218||2020-09-03|
Book SummaryOn sick leave from Scotland Yard, Inspector Alan Grant is planning a quiet holiday with an old school chum to recover from overwork and mental fatigue. Traveling on the night train to Scotland, however, Grant stumbles upon a dead man and a cryptic poem about the stones that walk and the singing sand, which send him off on a fascinating search into the verse's meaning and the identity of the deceased. Grant needs just this sort of casual inquiry to quiet his jangling nerves, despite his doctor's orders. But what begins as a leisurely pastime eventually turns into a full-blown investigation that leads Grant to discover not only the key to the poem but the truth about a most diabolical murder.
Twelve Drummers Drumming is Fiction books by C.C. Benison, publish by Doubleday Canada 2011-10-25. You may find C.C. Benison info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the Twelve Drummers Drumming details.
|3.5 (13 readers)||C.C. Benison||Doubleday Canada||0385670141||2011-10-25|
Book SummaryIntroducing a series utterly perfect for cozy fans of Alan Bradley, Alexander McCall Smith, and Louise Penny. The Reverend Tom "Father" Christmas, the newest vicar of Thornford Regis, an idyllic rural town in England, turns detective when one of his parishioners turns up dead in a drum, and everyone in town seems to have something to confess. Tom Christmas came to picturesque Thornford Regis with his young daughter to escape the terrible experience of losing his wife in the city. Her murder sent him packing to the bucolic and charming town, where violent crime isn't supposed to happen and the greatest sin is supposed to be nothing a member of the clergy can't handle. Then, at the town fair, a woman is found murdered. Tom soon learnsthat everyone in Thornford Regis has a secret to hide--infidelity, theft, even past murders. Twelve Drummers Drumming showcases a lovely place to live and/or die, and marks the debut of a planned twelve-book mystery series featuring the brilliant Father Christmas.
We Are All Made of Glue is Fiction books by Marina Lewycka, publish by Penguin Canada 2009-12-29. You may find Marina Lewycka info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the We Are All Made of Glue details.
|3.5 (20 readers)||Marina Lewycka||Penguin Canada||0143176633||2009-12-29|
Book SummaryGeorgie Sinclair's husband has walked out; her sixteen-year-old son is busy surfing born-again websites; and all those overdue articles for Adhesives in the Modern World are getting her down. So when Georgie spots Mrs. Shapiro, an eccentric old Jewish émigré neighbour with an eye for a bargain and a fondness for matchmaking, rummaging through her garbage in the middle of the night, it's just the distraction she needs and a firm friendship is formed over the reduced-price shelf at the supermarket. Then Mrs. Shapiro is admitted to hospital and to Georgie's surprise, she is named as her next of kin. As Georgie steps in to help her new friend sort out her semi-derelict mansion in Highbury, she finds herself unravelling a mystery that takes her from Highbury to wartime Europe to the Middle East, and learning a bit about DIY along the way.
The Kennedy Half-Century is History books by Larry J. Sabato, publish by Bloomsbury Publishing USA 2013-10-15. You may find Larry J. Sabato info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the The Kennedy Half-Century details.
|4 (758 readers)||Larry J. Sabato||Bloomsbury Publishing USA||1620402815||2013-10-15|
Book SummaryAn original and illuminating narrative revealing John F. Kennedy's lasting influence on America, by the acclaimed political analyst Larry J. Sabato. John F. Kennedy died almost half a century ago-yet because of his extraordinary promise and untimely death, his star still resonates strongly. On the anniversary of his assassination, celebrated political scientist and analyst Larry J. Sabato-himself a teenager in the early 1960s and inspired by JFK and his presidency-explores the fascinating and powerful influence he has had over five decades on the media, the general public, and especially on each of his nine presidential successors. A recent Gallup poll gave JFK the highest job approval rating of any of those successors, and millions remain captivated by his one thousand days in the White House. For all of them, and for those who feel he would not be judged so highly if he hadn't died tragically in office, The Kennedy Half-Century will be particularly revealing. Sabato reexamines JFK's assassination using heretofore unseen information to which he has had unique access, then documents the extraordinary effect the assassination has had on Americans of every modern generation through the most extensive survey ever undertaken on the public's view of a historical figure. The full and fascinating results, gathered by the accomplished pollsters Peter Hart and Geoff Garin, paint a compelling portrait of the country a half-century after the epochal killing. Just as significantly, Sabato shows how JFK's presidency has strongly influenced the policies and decisions-often in surprising ways-of every president since. Among the hundreds of books devoted to JFK, The Kennedy Half-Century stands apart for its rich insight and original perspective. Anyone who reads it will appreciate in new ways the profound impact JFK's short presidency has had on our national psyche.
Good Lookin': A Joe Turner Mystery is Fiction books by T. L. Bequette, publish by The Wild Rose Press Inc 2021-05-24. You may find T. L. Bequette info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the Good Lookin': A Joe Turner Mystery details.
|3 (751 readers)||T. L. Bequette||The Wild Rose Press Inc||150923571X||2021-05-24|
Book SummaryFrom the gang-ravaged streets of inner-city Oakland to the rolling hills of Berkeley, California, attorney Joe Turner defends the most hardened criminals. Confronted with an unlikely murderer in a modern-day whodunnit, Turner's latest case seems impossible to unravel. At its heart is a decade-old murder and a tangled web of family, loyalty, and devotion that has the trial hanging in the balance. Viewed through the prism of the unique bond of twins, Good Lookin' asks how far each of us will go to protect the ones we love.
Black Swan Moments is Social Science books by Joseph Jackson, publish by Page Publishing Inc 2021-06-21. You may find Joseph Jackson info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the Black Swan Moments details.
|4 (756 readers)||Joseph Jackson||Page Publishing Inc||1684567211||2021-06-21|
Book SummaryBlack Swan Moments is the story of the Kennedy assassination and the man who would have solved it. Nuclear physicist Frank Jackson had a top secret security clearance. He knew there had been a conspiracy, and he was going to name names, but on December 13, 1963, he died under mysterious circumstances at the age of forty-nine. His death paved the way for the magic bullet theory. This book explains the real reason that Chaim Richman and the Paines were introduced to Lee Harvey Oswald. It also reveals what really happened in Dealey Plaza, and it names the men who shot Kennedy. It features new information that explains how the assassination was financed. It was written to explain what happened to Frank Jackson and the measures taken to silence the author. It also includes shocking information about the events that led to the controversial removal of Frank Jackson as director of the Center for Naval Analyses in 1962. In 1963, many people in the government were aware of Frank Jackson. Among them were Richard Bissell, Fred Korth, Bobby Kennedy, John McCone, John Connally, and John McCloy. The intelligence community couldn’t stop this book from being published because it includes rare photos, rare documents, and unimpeachable information from well-placed sources. Highly detailed, it answers questions that most people would be afraid to ask about the death of our thirty-fifth president.
Who killed John F. Kennedy and Why? is books by Kevin Quinn, publish by Kevin Quinn N.a. You may find Kevin Quinn info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the Who killed John F. Kennedy and Why? details.
|4 (593 readers)||Kevin Quinn||Kevin Quinn||N.a||N.a|
Book SummaryThis is an Enhanced E-Book Edition with videos and pictures. President John F. Kennedy tried to Warn us of the secrete Shadow Government that has taken control of our country."There is a plot in this country to enslave every man, woman and child. Before I leave this high and noble office, I intend to expose this plot." In a speech three weeks before he was murdered, John F. Kennedy asked the American people "for their help in this tremendous task of informing and alerting the American people!" For I have complete confidence in the response and dedication of our Citizens whenever they are fully informed." Because he knew that he could not defeat this secrete society of corporate demons on his own. But "I am confident that with your help man will be what he was born to be, Free and Independent." Kennedy realized as do many American's today that the CIA possessed entirely too much power and was placing our Nation in grave danger acting on their own starting war after war, after war, without the consent or authority of either the President, Congress, or the American people. Kennedy angrily vowed to splinter the CIA into a thousand pieces and scatter them to the winds. "Twice the CIA flatly refused to carry out the President's orders concerning Vietnam and their planned invasion of Cuba, because the agency disagreed with him." Kennedy "likened" the CIA'S growth to a malignancy, which he was not sure even the White House could control any longer." The agency "represents a tremendous power and total unaccountability to anyone." Kennedy went on to say that, "If the United States ever experiences an attempt at a coup to overthrow the Government, it will come from the CIA." John F. Kennedy tried to end the Wars and do away with the Federal Reserve "Banksters" that control our government, and a month later they blew his brains out into a thousand pieces and scattered them to the winds.
Retributor (Hellgate, Montana Book 2) is Fiction books by Al Halsey, publish by Permuted Press 2015-10-27. You may find Al Halsey info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the Retributor (Hellgate, Montana Book 2) details.
|4 (622 readers)||Al Halsey||Permuted Press||1618686011||2015-10-27|
Book SummaryRetributor Jeremiah Brandt has already riled up the zombie cavalry and he’s still angry over losing a huge bounty on a clan of serial killers. So when the Helena Cattlemen’s Association asks for help with a werewolf he jumps at the chance to take it on. There are a few little kinks to work through first before he can get down to the hunt–starting with zombies, a revengeful sister, and cold bath water. But the hunter soon becomes the hunted as Brandt discovers that his past mistakes have come back haunt him.
At Night All Blood Is Black is Fiction books by David Diop, publish by Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020-11-10. You may find David Diop info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the At Night All Blood Is Black details.
|4 (9 readers)||David Diop||Farrar, Straus and Giroux||0374720479||2020-11-10|
Book Summary*WINNER OF THE 2021 INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE* *ONE OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2021* Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for fiction Shortlisted for the 2022 DUBLIN Literary Award "Astonishingly good." —Lily Meyer, NPR "So incantatory and visceral I don’t think I’ll ever forget it." —Ali Smith, The Guardian | Best Books of 2020 One of The Wall Street Journal's 11 best books of the fall | One of The A.V. Club's fifteen best books of 2020 |A Sunday Times best book of the year Selected by students across France to win the Prix Goncourt des Lycéens, David Diop’s English-language, historical fiction debut At Night All Blood is Black is a “powerful, hypnotic, and dark novel” (Livres Hebdo) of terror and transformation in the trenches of the First World War. Alfa Ndiaye is a Senegalese man who, never before having left his village, finds himself fighting as a so-called “Chocolat” soldier with the French army during World War I. When his friend Mademba Diop, in the same regiment, is seriously injured in battle, Diop begs Alfa to kill him and spare him the pain of a long and agonizing death in No Man’s Land. Unable to commit this mercy killing, madness creeps into Alfa’s mind as he comes to see this refusal as a cruel moment of cowardice. Anxious to avenge the death of his friend and find forgiveness for himself, he begins a macabre ritual: every night he sneaks across enemy lines to find and murder a blue-eyed German soldier, and every night he returns to base, unharmed, with the German’s severed hand. At first his comrades look at Alfa’s deeds with admiration, but soon rumors begin to circulate that this super soldier isn’t a hero, but a sorcerer, a soul-eater. Plans are hatched to get Alfa away from the front, and to separate him from his growing collection of hands, but how does one reason with a demon, and how far will Alfa go to make amends to his dead friend? Peppered with bullets and black magic, this remarkable novel fills in a forgotten chapter in the history of World War I. Blending oral storytelling traditions with the gritty, day-to-day, journalistic horror of life in the trenches, David Diop's At Night All Blood is Black is a dazzling tale of a man’s descent into madness.
Dead Wrong is Social Science books by Richard Belzer,David Wayne, publish by Simon and Schuster 2012-08-01. You may find Richard Belzer,David Wayne info or books all over the internet. Visit Amazon to find out the Dead Wrong details.
|3.5 (4 readers)||Richard Belzer,David Wayne||Simon and Schuster||1620875519||2012-08-01|