Category: Mystery Action Fiction

  • Goodbye Again by Joseph Hone

    By Joseph Hone

    Ben Contini, a disillusioned painter of substantial expertise, has simply buried his mom. Rifling throughout the attic of her Kilkenny residence he stumbles throughout a Modigliani nude, worthy thousands. decided to benefit the provenance of the portray, he and Elsa, a disturbed and secretive girl who accosts him on the funeral, turn into embroiled within the sinister global of Nazi paintings robbery. yet they don't seem to be the single one with an curiosity within the painting... jointly they trigger on a frantic trip that leads them from Dublin to France through the Cotswolds, down the Canal du Midi into Italy. The intrigue surrounding the shadowy half-truths approximately their unique households turns into more and more sinister as Ben and Elsa are pressured to confront their pasts and their buried demons. Set within the Nineteen Eighties, it is a outstanding new publication from demonstrated mystery author Joseph Hone, who weaves a breathless, galloping intrigue filled with narrative twists and luxurious evocations of Europe's forgotten past.
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  • The Black Kachina by Jack Getze

    By Jack Getze

    while a top-secret weapon is going lacking on Colonel Maggie Black’s watch, her honor and her profession are at the line. there have been airmen who stated the Air Force’s top woman strive against pilot may by no means be an analogous after wasting her arm in Iraq, yet state of the art prosthetics have made Maggie higher than new, and she’s now not approximately to lose what she battled so demanding to regain.

    But discovering her experimental missile won’t be easy—thanks to the revenge-fueled objectives of Asdrubal Torres, whose hallucinatory come upon with the good Spirit demanding situations him to replenish Lake Cahuilla, the traditional inland sea that when coated a lot of southern California. to satisfy his blessed venture, Torres wishes wizardry and weaponry, and the good Spirit presents either: Magic, within the type of a celebrated shaman’s basket again to the tribal museum through San Diego reporter Jordan Scott; may well, within the kind of Maggie Black’s top-secret weapon that falls from the sky.

    From that second, it’s a race opposed to time for Maggie and Jordan, who jointly needs to cease Torres from destroying Hoover Dam—and turning the Colorado River right into a tsunami that will kill thousands and wipe out the Southwest’s water offer. within the ultimate showdown, it’s Maggie who needs to disarm the stolen missile’s trigger—one-handed or not—and shop the day.

    Praise for THE BLACK KACHINA:

    “Jack Getze’s latest novel, The Black Kachina, marks the coming of a brand new big name within the overseas mystery pantheon. movement over, Jack Reacher and make a spot on the desk for Colonel Maggie Black and her Robin, journalist Jordan Scott. Getze has simply hit it out of the park, a gargantuan tape-measure of a clout with this, his top novel so far. My wish is that he’s challenging at paintings writing the second one of what's bound to be a hugely-successful sequence. motion picture humans might be far and wide this one.” —Les Edgerton, writer of The Bitch, The Rapist, The actual, Imitation, Plastic Kidnapping, Lagniappe and others

    “With an exciting mixture of local American folklore and the most recent in cutting edge guns know-how, Jack Getze takes you on a trip that has attainable written demanding around the storyline. A mystery that chills. He asks what if a deadly weapon fell into the fingers of somebody who was once enthusiastic about gratifying the wildest needs of his ancestors? Then he throws jointly a neighborhood reporter and a rebellious ace flyer and units them either opposed to a clock that's racing in the direction of one of many worst mess ups within the background of America.” —Gordon Brown, writer of 4 crime mystery novels set in Scotland and the USA and a co-founder and director of the crime writing competition Bloody Scotland

    The Black Kachina exhibits Jack Getze isn't a one-trick pony. a massive departure from his Austin Carr series—which is usually excellent—with the entire components required to be a mainstream bestseller.” —Dana King, Shamus-award nominated writer of Resurrection Mall

    “Getze has that unusual skill of having the ability to inform a hell of a narrative with simply the correct amount of darkish humor. continually a winner!” Terrence McCauley, award-winning writer of The James Hicks sequence

    “It’s a frightening job to maintain a narrative advanced and suspenseful whereas making the foremost avid gamers encounter so colourful and convincing. Jack Getze makes it appear effortless.” —Erin Williams, The Paperback Stash
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  • The Charm of the Heart by Mark Arnowitz,Paul Goldblatt

    By Mark Arnowitz,Paul Goldblatt

    Masterfully written and richly descriptive, Arnowitz does it back in 'Charm of the Heart.' Woven of time and position, the tale propels you ahead because it over again circles again. With complexities understood because the author ever so subtly finds another aspect, 'Charm' consistently delights. It retains you considering because it immerses you in a global of tradition and characters, and luxurious landscapes filled with sound and smell and visible pride. benefit from the discovery and chuffed reading!
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  • Return to Zion: The Seventh Art West Adventure by Ben Witherington,Ann Witherington

    By Ben Witherington,Ann Witherington

    Time is operating out for Khalil el acknowledged, as his melanoma remedies became much less and no more potent. And so it truly is that his outdated pals artwork West (and his new spouse, Marissa) and charm Levine plan anything very exact for Khalil, whereas there's nonetheless time-- the outlet of an el stated wing of the Israeli Museum of Antiquities, along with a few of the goods he bequeathed to the museum over decades. All of this would be rather adequate, yet because the Wests and others arrive in Jerusalem, an important explosion blows the pinnacle off of the Dome of the Rock. How did it take place? Will there be warfare? And who's this individual hiding within the shadows who appears the spitting picture of the well known useless villain el Tigre? alongside the best way new archaeological discoveries come to mild, and Yelena, the followed daughter of Grace and Manny, needs to make a decision if her destiny lies in Israel or no longer. The outdated acquaintances detect they're at a crossroads in all their lives--- which avenues will they take because the destiny beckons?

    "Ben and Ann Witherington have given us one other paintings West experience, which, just like the prior novels, blends mind's eye with the realities of archaeology and the Holy Land. In analyzing this ebook you won't purely be entertained, quick turning the pages to determine what occurs subsequent, additionally, you will be buying a superb schooling when it comes to biblical scholarship, Christian origins, Jewish customs, lifestyles in Israel throughout the time of Jesus, heritage, and archaeology. briefly, the Witheringtons have made leisure academic and schooling entertaining!"
    --Craig A. Evans, John Bisagno individual Professor of Christian Origins and Dean of the varsity of Christian idea, Houston Baptist University

    "What occurs whilst a Jewish zealot conspires to explode Jerusalem's temple mount with a Palestinian Muslim? Ben Witherington's 9th artwork West novel is a compelling account of homicide, stolen antiquities, archaeological discoveries, and the chilly case revelation of Yasser Arafat's homicide, capped off with the destruction of the temple mount. go back to Zion is a gripping tale that is difficult to place down."
    --Mark R. Fairchild, Luke J. Peters Professor of bible study, Chair Dept. Bible & faith, Huntington University

    "The Witheringtons plant the reader among the rush of spiritual extremism--Christian, Jewish, and Muslim--and the impetus of individuals of fine judgment of right and wrong towards peace and cooperation throughout faiths. yet this is often additionally a narrative approximately valuing existence, dealing with dying, and discovering path in the middle of hazard and chance. the result's a narrative as multilayered because the archaeological digs that necessarily come into play the place artwork West is involved."
    --David A. deSilva, Trustees' extraordinary Professor of recent testomony, Ashland Theological Seminary

    Ben Witherington III is Amos Professor of NT for Doctoral stories at Asbury Theological Seminary and doctoral school at St. Andrews collage, and the writer of over thirty-five books, together with New York Times bestseller The Brother of Jesus.

    Ann Witherington is teacher of Biology and Environmental Sciences at Asbury collage. Ben and Ann were married for over thirty years.
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  • Moki Steps by J. Reed Rich

    By J. Reed Rich

    beginner linguistics professor Mackenzie Campbell longs for romance and luck yet works forever, can’t connect to her scholars, and is afraid she’s a second-rate instructor. while she gets a mobile name from her ex-boyfriend Charlie, begging her to affix him within the distant Lake Powell canyons to authenticate an historic Aztec codex, she balks. gaining knowledge of an real codex might stun the linguistics world—but her division head will fireplace her if she leaves.

    When she discovers that Charlie has disappeared, Mac manipulates her approach onto an archaeological day trip to discover him. There, she meets Sullivan, the expedition’s brash, insensitive consultant who thinks she wishes babysitting. His goading incenses her, yet as they conflict their means via unrelenting canyons, she’s compelled to recognize her transforming into recognize for him. 

    After a kiss in a cavern, they've got an evening of steamy intercourse. yet is their courting simply the results of humans bonding in the course of life-threatening occasions? Or is it genuine?

    It takes all of Mac’s linguistics chops to decipher imprecise clues, outwit devious day trip associates, and conflict dangers that may unhinge even the bravest linguist. in any case, she realizes her such a lot tricky job may be identifying among a recognized love and a brand new one. If she makes it out alive, that is. 
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  • Vampires: “Terror within the London Fog by Gustavo Muiña

    By Gustavo Muiña

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    Novel: Vampires: “Terror in the London Fog”


    Once the hideout used to be chanced on of the band of vampires that was once destroying the quarter of Transylvania and the phobia that the civilians suffered for a few years was once defeated, they determined to finish for as soon as and for all their bothered nightmare. Vlad, the boss of the vampire extended family unearths how to sneak away together with his crew utilizing the darkish evening, heading in the direction of town of London.

    Alexa, his daughter; engaged to Constantine his alternative, refused to return via along with her engagement and runs away to her uncle Cristopher Donovan’s apartment.
    A renegade vampire and well-known investigator health practitioner, that with lengthy stories has stumbled on easy methods to retrieve the damage triggered in vampires’ skins via the sunlight mild. With Chester, his good friend and correct hand.

    Offended and green with envy, Constantin together with his crew of devoted fans secretly conspired looking forward to the best second to insurgent and attain to overthrow his boss. the instant arrives while Vlad orders that the looking within the evening willonly ensue for survival reasons and never simply because of the easy excitement to kill, now that Scotland backyard has been warned and secretly has all started the investigation.

    Getting away along with his rip-off, Constantin starts his merciless banquet, yet in his planes he doesn’t think about a robust vampire that slowloy stalks him. Cornered among Scotland backyard, that discovers his hideouts and this enigmatic personality, embarks as final source to big apple, the place he won’t be secure and basically have one chance to outlive during this voyage.
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  • Before I Sleep by D.A. Russell

    By D.A. Russell

    battling evil by means of matching evil.

    Falconer, the world's such a lot feared terrorist idea useless for 6 years, reappears. A terrorist strike past whatever the united states has ever obvious is now inevitable. the single one who may perhaps ever stand opposed to the Falconer needs to depart the peace he had discovered, and once more turn into anything he hated – the Falconer's equal.
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  • Fallen Tide: A Jesse McDermitt Novel (Caribbean Adventure by Wayne Stinnett

    By Wayne Stinnett

    Coral branches not often put on a wristwatch. That was once Jesse McDermitt’s first suggestion whilst he came across denuded human arm, teeming with crab, lobster, and fish lifestyles, in the course of his morning ocean swim.

    The discovery of a drifting mega-yacht tomorrow whereas fishing the Gulf move, explanations relatively a stir one of the alphabet enterprises of the government, let alone one shaggy canine.

    A severed leg and entire our bodies are came upon aboard. The locate hyperlinks the disappearance of the yacht’s vendors to the arm Jesse discovered twenty miles to the north, close to his domestic within the again nation of the Florida Keys.

    Black dealers from jap Europe have manage a base of operations too on the subject of Jesse for convenience. The rescue of the yacht-owners takes on nationwide safeguard significance, yet it’s much more very important to 1 of Jesse’s closest friends.

    High velocity boats and planes race around the Gulf move, inflicting the Cuban Air strength to turn into worried. Will Jesse and his workforce achieve the sufferers in time?
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