Download E-books The Name of the Rose PDF

By Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco’s first novel, a world sensation and winner of the Premio Strega and the Prix Médicis Étranger awards

The yr is 1327. Franciscans in a filthy rich Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to enquire. while his tender challenge is without notice overshadowed by means of seven strange deaths, Brother William turns detective. His instruments are the common sense of Aristotle, the theology of Aquinas, the empirical insights of Roger Bacon—all sharpened to a glistening area through wry humor and a ferocious interest. He collects proof, deciphers mystery symbols and coded manuscripts, and digs into the eerie labyrinth of the abbey, the place “the finest issues take place at night.”

“Like the labyrinthine library at its center, this extraordinary novel has many crafty passages and mystery chambers . . . attention-grabbing . . . creative . . . dazzling.” – Newsweek

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Download E-books Enter Evil PDF

By Linda Ladd

His medical professionals are the easiest on this planet, his father essentially the most strong males within the nation. yet they could not cease Mikey from succumbing to his darkest demons - those within his head. those who instructed him it was once time to finish all of it. it's going to were an open-and-shut case, specifically seeing that detective Claire Morgan's lover, Dr Nicholas Black, well-known Mikey as a former bothered sufferer. Then Claire reveals one other physique in Mikey's domestic. Curled inside of an oven, charred past popularity, the tactic of homicide mind-boggling...Claire's simply lead is a beaded bracelet round every one victim's wrist, believed to chase away the 'evil eye'. yet by the point she discovers what the lifeless have been terrified of, she's trapped in a brain online game of her personal - with an excellent, sadistic killer. And this time, there is solution to the madness...

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Download E-books The Boom Room (Rapid Reads) PDF

Detective Mervin Pratt is having fun with a quiet dinner at his favourite Italian eating place whilst he’s known as in to aid at a homicide scene at a well-liked downtown nightclub. the chief has been stabbed to loss of life in his place of work. The lead investigator, Detective Gordon, no good friend of Pratt’s, sees it as an open-and-shut case. He has the suspect, rationale or even the homicide weapon. yet Pratt is unwilling to leap to conclusions.

When Pratt’s younger companion, Dave Ellis, arrives at the scene uninvited and quietly tells Pratt that the suspect is his part brother, Pratt reveals himself in a moral difficulty. Ellis could have not anything to do with the research, and his connection to the case will be said. however, Gordon’s try and railroad the suspect and his outright antagonism to Pratt’s involvement rub the detective the other way. the one answer, after all, is to resolve the crime.

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Download E-books City of Light PDF

By Lauren Belfer

City of Light

The yr is 1901. Buffalo, big apple, is poised for glory. With its booming and newly electrified streets, Buffalo is a version for the century simply starting.

Louisa Barrett has made this outstanding urban her domestic. Headmistress of Buffalo’s so much prestigious tuition, Louisa is relaxed in a global of guys, secure by means of the titans of her urban. yet not anything prepares her for a startling discovery: facts of a homicide tied to the city’s cathedral-like energy plant at close by Niagara Falls. This surprising crime--followed by way of one other mysterious death--will ignite an explosive chain of occasions. For during this urban of seething intrigue and mind-blowing development, a conflict rages between politicians, energy agents, and industrialists for keep an eye on of Niagara. And one outstanding girl of their midst needs to guard a gloomy mystery that implicates them all…

 

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Download E-books Revenge: Eleven Dark Tales PDF

"It's not only Murakami but additionally the shadow of Borges that hovers over this enthralling e-book… [and] one might become aware of a moderate bow to the yank macabre of E.A. Poe. Ogawa stands at the shoulders of giants, as one other announcing is going. yet this assortment may well linger on your brain ― it does in mine ― as a scrumptious, complicated, soaking up and one way or the other singular experience." ―Alan Cheuse, NPR
Sinister forces collide---and unite a bunch of determined characters---in this eerie cycle of interwoven stories from Yoko Ogawa, the seriously acclaimed writer of The Housekeeper and the Professor.

An aspiring author strikes right into a new condominium and discovers that her landlady has murdered her husband. in different places, an complete health practitioner is approached via a cabaret singer, whose appealing visual appeal belies the gruesome situation of her center. And whereas the surgeon's jealous lover vows to kill him, a violent envy additionally stirs within the soul of a lonely craftsman. wish meets with impulse and erupts, attracting the eye of the surgeon's neighbor---who is interested in a decaying place of dwelling that's now domestic to tools of human torture. Murderers and mourners, moms and youngsters, fans and blameless bystanders---their fates converge in an ominous and darkly appealing web.

Yoko Ogawa's Revenge is a grasp classification within the macabre that may hang-out you to the final web page.

An NPR top e-book of 2013

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Download E-books The Burglar in the Library (Bernie Rhodenbarr, Book 8) PDF

By Lawrence Block

Bookseller and New-Yorker-to-the-bone, Bernie Rhodenbarr hardly ventures out of long island, yet he's eager about the romantic getaway he has deliberate for himself and present woman love Lettice on the Cuttleford residence, a distant upstate b&b. regrettably, Lettice has a previous engagement—she's getting married . . . and not to Bernie—so he makes a decision to take top blood brother Carolyn as an alternative. A restful respite from the massive city's bustle will be too strong to waste. along with, there's a really necessary first variation shelved within the Cuttleford's library that Bernie's simply itching to get his palms on. Did we overlook to say that Bernie's a burglar?

But first he's obtained to get round a really useless physique at the library ground. The plot's thickened via an setting apart storm from snow, downed cellphone traces, the shock arrival of Lettice and her reprehensible new hubby, and a gradually expanding corpse count number. And it's Bernie who'll need to work out whodunit . . . or die.

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Download E-books Justice: A Decker/Lazarus Novel (Decker/Lazarus Novels) PDF

By Faye Kellerman

It’s promenade evening . . . and the queen is dead.

LAPD murder Detective Peter Decker and his spouse and confidante Rina Lazarus have a daughter in their personal. So the savage homicide of a well-liked highschool woman on promenade evening moves domestic . . . very hard.

The merciless and peculiar slaying of a pretty teenager leads Detective Decker into the darkish center of an unique culture: the seamy, occasionally violent international of Southern California’s rootless, prosperous adolescence. yet even the confession of a disturbed child with chilly “killer eyes” can't soothe Decker’s internal torment. For he understands in his intestine this crime is going a lot deeper and better than an individual expects—and that actual justice, brutal and com-plete, has but to be done.

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Download E-books Summer Spirit, A Ryan Kinkaid Mystery (Ryan Kinkaid Mysteries Book 1) PDF

Ryan Kinkaid, a profitable homosexual new york old broker has had it with lifestyles in ny urban, specially his random love lifestyles. Ryan has what such a lot New Yorkers want—his personal profitable company, and a mortgage-free brownstone on West 71st highway. even though, at age 41, he discovers he's missing one vitally important factor in his lifestyles . . . a significant and loving dating. With summer season simply round the nook, the impending warmth and his restlessness persuade him to flee from town. A four-month condo in ancient and picturesque Portsmouth, New Hampshire, along with his ally Lauren was once the answer.

Once settled in a home inbuilt 1810, Ryan encounters a kindred spirit in Nicholas, who reaches out for touch, and evokes Ryan to benefit concerning the earlier. Nicholas isn't the just one who seeks Ryan’s awareness. Ty, a good-looking neighborhood guy, additionally harbors a robust hope for Ryan.

The earlier collides with the current during this story of misplaced and betrayed love and irrational and timeless prejudice.

In the top, all that’s left is the confirmation of the values of honesty and dedication in love.

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Download E-books Some Enchanted Éclair: A Magical Bakery Mystery PDF

By Bailey Cates

FLOUR POWER

When Hollywood invades Savannah’s historical district to movie a progressive warfare motion picture, magical baker Katie Lightfoot, and her witches’ coven, the Spellbook membership, take a holiday from casting spells for casting calls. one of many witches snags a component as an additional, whereas Katie’s firefighter boyfriend, Declan, acts as on-set safeguard. Katie and her aunt Lucy choose to remain out of the motion, yet after the movie’s “fixer” fires the caterer, the Honeybee Bakery involves the rescue, operating their magic to maintain the hungry staff happy.
 
But while a person fixes the fixer—permanently—and a spooky psychic predicts Katie will locate the killer, the captivating baker and her fellow conjurers step in to sift in the course of the suspects…before another individual lands up at the slicing room floor….

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