Posts in category: Fiction
By Andrew Coburn
Goldilocks is classic Coburn, the Coburn of Sweetheart, The Babysitter, and Love Nest. it is a tale of a brand new England city the place the entire bargains were quietly minimize, the police officers have traded their souls to crime bosses, and the crime boss of crime bosses—a attractive girl from the incorrect part of the tracks—has married up, into the WASPs, and her identify decorates ever nook and library on the town. And into this quiet swamp with its delicate floor drops Goldilocks—tall and blond, with beautiful blue eyes, the hot boy on the town, and so vicious he makes the remainder of them be aware of that existence ahead of Goldilocks used to be like a fairy tale.
Small ask yourself the hot York occasions crime publication critic Newgate Callendar writes, “Natural storytellers will not be too universal yet Mr. Coburn is one.” An offended but nonetheless attractive widow turns into the prey of Vietnam vet Goldilocks, yet he, too, will get stuck within the net of evildoing and will get his simply deserts, although no longer until eventually town is became finish to finish. No question—Coburn can write up a storm.
By Jim DeFelice
Charged by means of basic George Washington with verifying the authenticity of an intercepted message that warns of an impending British assault, relied on mystery carrier agent Lieutenant Colonel Jake Gibbs starts off a deadly trip to big apple.
By Veronica Wolff
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Drew has simply begun her moment yr at the Isle of evening, and the elements isn’t the single factor altering tremendously. She has ascended to the rank of begin. She’s additionally came across an intimate love within the good-looking vampire Carden. yet most vital, she not desires of get away. She desires of vengeance.
Her good friend Emma used to be brutally wounded by means of the savage vampire Alcántara and will were taken to the feared fort, from which not one of the residing returns. With such a lot of assorted tales from such a lot of individuals with such a lot of in their personal deceits and machinations, Drew can’t be certain of anythingexcept that she needs to give you the option into the citadel to find the reality and take down Alcántara as soon as and for all.
yet Drew isn’t the single one out for revenge. a person very risky at the island can be out for blood .
By Erle Stanley Gardner
The 2 ladies in Perry Mason’s place of work have been a cat-and-mouse mixture. And at the beginning look it appeared that little Mrs. Davenport used to be the mouse. yet her husband acknowledged she was once attempting to kill him…. that she had already murdered as soon as and wouldn't hesitate to strike back. Mason’s personal interest made him take the case, and prior to lengthy he was once sought after for wondering by means of numerous assorted officials of the legislation. query: was once Myra Davenport a quiet little individual, who loved not anything larger than pottering approximately in her backyard? Or was once she a poisoner, a minx, a contemporary Lucrezia Borgia? a good court reveal climaxes Perry Mason’s significant detection.
By Sam Leith
“A super novel—droll, savvy, unique. An invigorating blast of fiction.” —William Boyd, writer of Any Human Heart and Restless.”
A storm sweeps off the Gulf of Mexico and, within the again state of Alabama, assembles a passenger jet out of previous bean cans and junkyard waste. This piques the curiosity of the enigmatic Directorate of the tremendous unbelievable. Their fascination with this random occasion units into movement a madcap caper that may compile a hilarious solid of characters, together with: an eccentric mathematician, final heard of investigating the physics of loose will; a lovelorn Cambridge postgraduate who has trigger to the United States with a hoop in his pocket and wish in his middle; and a member of the Directorate with out skill for mind's eye. What ensues is a chaotic chase throughout an absolutely discovered, hyper-real the US, haunted via insanity, homicide, improper identification, and conspiracy. The accident Engine is a full of life, boisterous debut that heralds the arriving of an incredible new expertise.
By Willy van der Heide
Drie jongens zetten een dorp en een vrachtboot op stelten als ze op jacht gaan naar het laatste briefje dat twee Engelsen in hun bezit moeten krijgen om zich eigenaar te kunnen noemen van een erfenis.
By Willy van der Heide
De jacht op het koperen kanon is het tweede deel van een trilogie waartoe verder de delen Een overval in de lucht en Sensatie op een Engelse vrachtboot behoren.
By Edgar Rice Burroughs
The 3rd publication in Burrough's Caspak series-which additionally contains The Land that point Forgot and the folk that point Forgot
By Dan Rhodes
The cult storyteller's most unique, outrageous, and heart-rending paintings yet—a depraved novel excellent for (grown-up) fans of Tim Burton, Neil Gaiman, Scarlett Thomas, The Mighty Boosh, and Roald Dahl</B> In a room above a extraordinary German museum, faraway from the prying eyes of strangers, lives the outdated guy. Caretaker of the museum via day, through evening he enjoys the sound of silence, damaged through the occasional crunch of a spider among his blackened tooth. The outdated guy, the good healthcare professional Ernst Frohlicher, his grasping puppy Hans, and a solid of gruesome and hilarious townsfolk all find their lives thrown jointly as they discover a criminal offense so outrageous that it'll surprise the area. From its sinister beginning to its explosive denouement, this darkish story blends lavishly pleasing storytelling with Rhodes's macabre mind's eye, entrancing originality, and magical contact.
By Victor Appleton
An exciting experience within the well-known Tom quick sequence