By Don D'Ammassa
By Don D'Ammassa
By Chip Hughes
“Everyone’s favourite browsing detective, Kai Cooke, is again . . .” Waterman’s Library.
Surfing Detective Double function, Vol. 2, includes well known Hawai‘i mysteries in a single volume:
In WIPEOUT! whilst a big-wave rider vanishes less than a liquid mountain at Waimea Bay and his lifestyles coverage corporation refuses to pay, Kai is employed via the surfer’s pregnant spouse, summer season McDahl, to turn out he’s useless. Did Corky McDalh expire within the boiling soup or pull off the main bold skip-trace ever? discovering the reply leads the PI on a twisted treasure hunt regarding the islands’ big-wave driving and drug trafficking scenes, plus the competing claims of summer season and one other lady who additionally says she’s Corky’s wife.
In homicide AT VOLCANO condominium Kai is employed to guard the CEO of a geothermal enterprise from the wrath of Pele, mythical goddess of volcanoes. Rex Ransom comes Hawai‘i Volcanoes nationwide Park to wait the funeral for his moment worker to die mysteriously in Pele’s area. Ransom’s spouse sees a development and fears that her husband, having angry Pele through drilling in her sacred rainforest, is subsequent. Kai isn't so certain. Until Ransom turns up useless in a steam vent. Kai investigates and unearths others in addition to Pele who may want Ransom useless. Did the goddess herself strike down Ransom? Or is the reply toward home?
By Jean-Marc Perret
Rien ne va plus dans ce petit coin tranquille du Morbihan, entre l. a. ria d’Étel et Locoal-Mendon ! los angeles jolie Nathalie Bramant est l. a. victime d’un sinistre corbeau. Un optimal impressive est retrouvé murdereré d’une balle dans los angeles nuque devant son homestead… Le corps d’un autre sera bientôt découvert !
Les affaires sont-elles liées ? Une enquête difficile et délicate va entraîner le sympathique commandant Colombel dans l’univers glauque et mystery d’une certaine bourgeoisie locale, consommatrice de drogues et adepte d’échangisme…
L’auteur, correspondant Ouest-France, nous livre ici une histoire de vengeance habilement orchestrée et pleine de surprises. Un coup de maître pour un coup d’essai !
Plongez dans ce roman à los angeles fois saisissant et angoissant !
Au volant de sa Mini Cooper blanche, Nathalie conduisait à vive attract sur los angeles path côtière coincée entre l. a. petite mer de Gâvres et l’Océan. D’un côté, le décor impolite et dépouillé de los angeles rive sud de l. a. petite mer ; de l’autre, le bleu vif de l’Océan orné du blanc de l’écume qui écrêtait les vagues. Mais de ce landscape Nathalie n’avait medication. Elle fulminait contre les premiers touristes de ce début de saison qui prenaient tout leur temps, n’ayant aucune raison de se presser. Elle jeta un coup d’œil à sa montre. Déjà dix-huit heures trente ! Le geste los angeles healthy dévier vers le milieu de los angeles chaussée, et lui valut le coup d’avertisseur rageur d’un camping-car venant en face.
A PROPOS DE L’AUTEUR
Né à Carnac, Jean Marc Perret a été professeur de Sciences économiques pendant quatre ans avant de faire carrière à l. a. SNCF comme contrôleur de gestion. Depuis sa retraite, il est correspondant du magazine Ouest-France à Chantepie, près de Rennes. Féru de littérature anglo-saxonne, il pratique le tennis et le volley-ball. Après s’être essayé à l’écriture de nouvelles, Ria mortelle est son leading roman policier.
By DC Brod
By Rex Stout
First, Rex Stout’s nice detective, Nero Wolfe, develops an urge for food for the candy flavor of revenge while an individual slips whatever such a lot foul into his lunch—in a case stimulated through the main “alimentary” of passions. Then, a couturier’s appealing sister makes use of Archie Goodwin, Wolfe’s guy approximately city, as her ready-made alibi—and perhaps her fall guy—unless Wolfe can spot the unfastened results in an almost seamless crime. eventually, Wolfe has a run-in with the legislation after a mysterious previous lady leaves a package deal on the detective’s West Thirty-fifth road brownstone that pits him opposed to a crafty criminal—and the U.S. federal government.
By Bradley Spinelli
"An unofficial San Francisco shamus whose story is decided in 1997 yet whose middle is caught in 1947 hunts for the world's such a lot elusive lacking person...'I retain assembly those that finally end up dead,' aptly observes the narrator/hero...If you would like extra the place that got here from, Spinelli is your man."
"Treasure the interesting secret and its haunting solution."
"A neat little post-modern mash-up of Chandler and Hammett...[Spinelli's] bought wit and magnificence up the wazoo."
"You can think the guy that wrote that learn his Chandler and perhaps his Macdonald as well."
"A enjoyable romp of an old-school detective novel with a couple of post-modern tweaks. it truly is packed with fist fights, shoot outs, and clever cracks, taking a number of odd twists that turn out time and again to be poignant."
"A vintage noir...Spinelli manages to maintain us on our toes."
"A incredible learn, lots of twists and turns...Highly recommended."
--Col's legal Library
"It's vintage noir with a bit expertise that becomes a world mystery. although it is a harmful jump blending either genres, writer Bradley Spinelli succeedsThe Painted Gun will retain readers hooked at each page."
"One of the simplest points of The Painted Gun is its experience of position. The seedier aspects of San Francisco are delivered to existence with all of the anticipated characters...A significant diversion."
--Confessions of a Cyberlibrarian
"An interesting read."
--Life in the Pages
"The Painted Gun is hardboiled like they do not make anymore. Whiplash twists, razor-sharp prose, an addictive narrative--I could not learn it speedy enough."
--Rob Hart, writer of South Village
It's 1997 on the sunrise of the electronic age in San Francisco. Ex-journalist and suffering alcoholic David "Itchy" Crane's fledgling "information consultancy" enterprise is getting slowly buried by means of undesirable success, undesirable judgements, and the growing to be presence of the web. prior to he can thoroughly self-destruct, a personal investigator bargains him fifty grand to discover a lacking lady named Ashley. Crane takes the task as the money’s correct and as the in basic terms clue to her disappearance is a dead-on oil portrait of Crane himself--painted by way of the mysterious lacking lady whom he hasn't ever met. As Crane's look for Ashley turns into an obsession, he stumbles upon a chain of murders for which he starts off to worry he is being framed...
With pitch-perfect discussion, an exquisitely crafted plot, and a stylized, deadpan nod to vintage hard-boiled writers like James Ellroy, Elmore Leonard, and Dashiell Hammett, The Painted Gun introduces Bradley Spinelli as a strength to be reckoned with in modern noir fiction.
By Lisa Haneberg
Xena Cali is a a little overzealous investigator with a fondness for poetic justice. Her most recent case takes her to the organic and Aquatic examine Labs (BARL) in Galveston, the place Dr. Jane Moore is located useless in a tank with a wide octopus wrapped round her physique. while Dr. Ari Pani (42 and extremely good-looking) does not settle for the police's end of loss of life via octopus, he hires Xena to discover the reality prior to Fred is lethally injected in weeks.
The research exams her psychological and athletic prowess, her stash of undercover agent store contraptions and her assumptions approximately octopuses. She’ll desire all that and a commandeered Segway to stick alive.
Toxic Octopus is the 1st e-book within the undercover agent store secret sequence. in case you like fast paced crime novels, smart satire and gritty seashore cities, then you’ll love Lisa Haneberg’s new funny mystery.
Pick up poisonous Octopus to find this enjoyable new sequence today!
By Wolfgang Ortner
By Deni Starr
Looking into the prior, Sean discovers a number of boxers had the ordinary ailing destiny that their purchaser has had, and so they all had something in universal, they beat a boxer named Cade Fulmer decades in the past, whose present displays as a motivational speaker point out a psychotic point of grandiosity. Sean is ready to seize Fulmer into making admissions and releasing their purchaser from the fake fees. operating jointly, Cindy and Sean develop into romantically interested in every one other.
By Kerstin Lange