The Paris Winter: A Novel

By Imogen Robertson

Maud Heighton got here to Lafond's recognized Academie to paint, and to escape the limitations of her small English city. It took all her braveness to flee, yet Paris, she quick realizes, is not any position for a mild handbag. whereas her fellow scholars benefit from the fabulous decadence of the Belle Epoque, Maud slips into poverty. Quietly ravenous, and dreading one other chilly Paris wintry weather, she stumbles upon a chance whilst Christian Morel engages her as a live-in significant other to his attractive younger sister, Sylvie. Maud is thrilled through her success. With a fresh room, sizzling nutrients, and an umbrella to maintain her dry, she is ready to carry her head excessive as she strolls the streets of Montmartre. now not hostage to poverty and starvation, Maud can eventually dedicate herself to her artwork.

But all isn't because it turns out. Christian and Sylvie, Maud quickly discovers, aren't relatively the darlings they faux to be. Sylvie has a mystery dependancy to opium and Christian has an ominous air of intrigue. As this darkish and strong story progresses, Maud is drawn extra into the Morels' global of chic deception. Their secrets and techniques develop into hers, and shortly she is stuck in a scheme of betrayal and revenge.

Revealing an aspect of town that few see, Imogen Robertson's The Paris wintry weather plunges into the darkness that lies underneath this glittering urban of light.

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Team Yankee: A Novel of World War III

This revised and up to date version of the vintage chilly battle novel crew Yankee reminds us once more may have happened had the us and its Allies taken at the Russians in Europe, had cooler geopolitical heads no longer prevailed.

For forty five years after international battle II, East and West stood on the point of battle. whilst Nazi Germany was once destroyed, it was once obtrusive that Russian tank armies had turn into splendid in Europe, yet simply in counterpart to US air energy. In 1945 US and united kingdom bombers despatched a sign to the advancing Russians at Dresden to watch out for what the Allies may perhaps do. Likewise whilst the Russians overran Berlin they despatched a sign to the Allies what their land armies may perhaps accomplish. fortunately the stressful standoff endured on each side of the Iron Curtain for almost part a century.

During these years, besides the fact that, the Allies beefed up their flooring power, whereas the Soviets elevated their air potential, while the recent jet and missile age all started (thanks a lot to captured German scientists on either sides). the focus of clash remained in significant Germany―specifically the flat plains of the Fulda Gap―through which the Russians may pour the entire option to the Channel if the Allies proved unprepared (or not able) to prevent them.
Team Yankee posits a clash that by no means occurred, yet which rather well may need, and for which either side ready for many years. This former manhattan occasions bestseller via Harold Coyle, now revised and increased, offers a glimpse of what it is going to were like for the Allied infantrymen who may have needed to meet a constant onslaught of Soviet and Warsaw Pact divisions.

It takes the view of a US tank commander, who's drastically outnumbered in the course of the preliminary onslaught, because the Russians pull out the entire playing cards discovered of their profitable conflict opposed to Germany. interim Western Europe has to invest in the back of its skinny reveal of armor no matter if the hot international can once more gather its major forces―or willpower―to rescue the bastions of democracy in time.

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Sinister (Shaye Archer Series Book 2)

By Jana DeLeon

From big apple occasions bestselling writer Jana DeLeon, the second one e-book within the Shaye Archer mystery sequence.

Street youngsters are disappearing, yet how do you file that to the police while, from their perspective, the lacking humans didn’t exist first of all? Hustle is sure that whatever undesirable has occurred to his pal Jinx, and the one individual he can flip to for assistance is deepest investigator Shaye Archer.

Because Hustle helped the younger PI whereas she was once investigating her first case, Shaye has already shaped an opinion as to his personality and believes he’s telling the reality. As she digs deeper into Jinx’s disappearance, she discovers that Hustle’s good friend isn’t the one one lacking. As a daunting trend emerges, Shaye wonders if she will be able to locate the lacking kids…before it’s too overdue.

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Fuckin' Lie Down Already

By Tom Piccirilli

Clay used to be a decent big apple urban cop pushed to carry down the mob and make his urban a bit more secure, even if it looked like not anything he did made any distinction. He regularly performed by means of the foundations till a two-bit junkie hit guy destroyed his kinfolk and left him for useless. yet Clay won’t enable himself lie down till he will get one last item: revenge.
Praise for Fuckin’ Lie Down Already

Jack Ketchum, writer of crimson and THE misplaced: “This is a small masterpiece. It’s stated that the devil’s within the information and Tom received all of the info precisely correct. I continuously acknowledged Pic was once one to observe. Fuck staring at. He’s totally there. A voice to hear and research from.”

Ed Gorman, writer of THE POKER membership, the fall lifeless and THE DAY THE tune DIED: “Short, tight, powerful crime fiction. My form of writing.”

invoice Pronzini, writer of SPOOK and STEP TO THE GRAVEYARD effortless: “Hard, demanding, not easy noir, rather well done.”

Al Sarrantonio, writer of Moonbane and Orangefield: “A powerful mixture of GoodFellas and the vintage 1950 Edmond O’Brien movie D.O.A. A pedal-to-the-metal police officers and mobsters curler coaster trip— this tale delivers!”

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Sea Change

Published for the 1st time within the usa, Sea Change is a deliciously complicated mystery by way of Robert Goddard, the the world over bestselling writer who has been known as “a grasp of the smart twist” (Sunday Telegraph) and “a really artistic storyteller” (Guardian).

January, 1721. London is reeling from the results of the best monetary scandal of the age—the cave in of the South Sea Bubble, which plunged the state into recession. William Spandrel, a penniless mapmaker, is on the market a discharge of his money owed by means of Sir Theodore Janssen, a director of the South Sea corporation, on one situation: He needs to secretly show an immense package deal to Amsterdam.

With the package deal thoroughly introduced, Spandrel slightly survives an try on his existence, basically to find that the recipient has been murdered, and that he himself is the top suspect. Spandrel fast realizes that he has develop into a pawn in a really risky video game. British govt brokers, and others, are on his path, believing that the mysterious package deal comprises secrets and techniques which may spark a revolution in England. Spandrel’s basically likelihood of survival is to recuperate the package deal and position its contents within the correct arms. yet what are the contents and whose precisely are the correct hands?

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The Queen

By Steven James

Whereas investigating a double murder in an remoted northern Wisconsin city, F.B.I. distinct Agent Patrick Bowers uncovers a high-tech conspiracy that twists via long-buried chilly battle secrets and techniques and pursuits present-day tensions within the heart East. In his such a lot explosive mystery but, bestselling writer Steven James offers a multi-layered storytelling travel de strength that not just supplies pulse-pounding suspense but additionally deftly explores the rippling results of the alternatives we make. The Queen is a techno-thriller that would depart you breathless, provided by way of the writer Publishers Weekly calls a "master storyteller on the top of his game."

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Children of the Night

By Dan Simmons

"Simmons writes like a hot-rodding angel." –Stephen King

An evil legacy involves existence during this vintage and eventually human novel approximately plausible vampires, that includes a brand-new creation via Dan Simmons. Children of the Night will take you to a spot that nobody knows―yet we all fear.

In a desolate orphanage in post-Communist Romania, a desperately in poor health little one is given the inaccurate blood transfusion―and prospers instead of dies. For immunologist Kate Neuman, the infant's immune process may possibly carry the most important to treatment melanoma and AIDS. Kate adopts the infant and takes him domestic to the States. yet child Joshua holds a hyperlink to an historical extended family and their mythical leader―Vlad Tsepes, the unique Dracula – whose brokers kidnap the kid. opposed to very unlikely odds and harsh enemies– either human and vampire – Kate and her best friend, Father Mike O'Rourke, scouse borrow into Romania to get her child back.

"A enchanting travel in the course of the ghostly, grey tatters of Romania." –Publishers Weekly

"Simmons provides a chilling description of post-Ceausescu Romania and well ties the vampire legend into political background to create a brand new and shrewdpermanent twist to the belief of the vampire's yearning for blood." –Library Journal

"His top novel ever… Toothsomely good written." –Kirkus

"Brilliant principles… the main rigorous and fascinating medical reason for vampirism i have ever noticeable… you retain turning the pages." –Locus

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Outrage: An Inspector Erlendur Novel (An Inspector Erlendur Series)

By Arnaldur Indridason

Author of Jar City and Hypothermia
An Inspector Erlendur Novel

Arnaldur Indriðason is universally famous as one of many best Scandinavian crime novelists writing this day, and in Outrage he's on the best of his form.

Haunted by means of own demons, Detective Erlendur makes a decision to take a brief depart of absence, placing his lady assistant, Elínborg, dependable whereas he's long past. while a tense case lands on her table, Elínborg is readily thrust right into a international of violent crime. The murdered guy seems to be a serial rapist, and Elínborg needs to conquer her emotions of disgust for the sufferer if she desires to capture his killer sooner than he moves again.

With unparalleled prose, heart-pounding suspense, and a secret that isn't solved until eventually the final web page, Indriðason lovers in all places can be delighted to come back to Reykjavik during this impressive crime novel.

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The Curse of Babylon (Aelric)

By Richard Blake

615 advert. A vengeful Persian tyrant prepares the ultimate blow that might annihilate the Empire. Aelric—the younger adventurer from England—is now nearly as robust because the Emperor. possible with no competition, he dominates the mammoth and morally bankrupt urban of Constantinople. One step at a time, in his fortified palace, he's pushing ahead reforms which are the Roman Empire's in basic terms wish of survival, and maybe recovery to wealth and greatness. yet his household enemies are just anticipating their second to strike again, and the world's such a lot terrifying army laptop is assembling in mystery past the mountains of the jap frontier. The plot to smash the English upstart starts off with an old and it sounds as if accursed Babylonian treasure—and keeps with kidnap, revolution, and a brutal invasion. Can Aelric conquer his maximum problem but? Can he name on new and unforeseen forces to save lots of the Empire? and will he discover a own happiness that has thus far eluded him?

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Executive Power (A Mitch Rapp Novel)

By Vince Flynn

No 1 New York occasions bestselling writer Vince Flynn—“the top natural adrenaline-charged motion author in the market at the present time” (The windfall Journal)—puts Mitch Rapp within the crossfire as America’s enemies tighten their grip.

Returning from a covert undertaking, Mitch Rapp used to be publicly hailed via the president for his function within the struggle opposed to terrorism. After years of operating within the shadows, Rapp used to be stuck within the media spotlight—and marked for dying by means of nearly each terrorist on the planet. Now a CIA consultant, Rapp is able to conflict terror faraway from front traces. but if a military SEAL group within the Philippines is ambushed, all proof issues to a leak in the US kingdom division. And a better hazard lurks—a ruthless murderer operating for the main robust males within the center East, who're bent on igniting an international battle. With the area looking at, Rapp needs to carry again the flames of Armageddon…

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