Download E-books The Patient's Eyes: The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes PDF

By David Pirie

"Truly frightening."—Time Out

David Pirie received rave stories for his screenplay depicting the "real" Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Joseph Bell, within the half, Edgar-nominated television sequence Murder Rooms. Treading that very same seriously acclaimed floor, The Patient's Eyes is the 1st in a stand-alone cycle of novels written from Doyle's perspective that come with a complete new point of view at the adventures of Bell and Doyle and the genesis of the best-known detective in all of poser literature...

whilst the impoverished younger Arthur Doyle opens his first scientific perform, he's questioned by way of the indications provided through Heather Grace, a candy younger girl whose mom and dad have died tragically a number of years sooner than. Heather has an odd eye criticism, yet can also be disillusioned through visions of a phantom bicyclist, who vanishes once he's undefined. yet this enigma is quickly overshadowed as Doyle unearths himself embroiled in additional threatening events-including the homicide of a wealthy Spanish businessman-that demand the recommendation of the eminent Dr. Bell. yet Dr. Bell dismisses the homicide of Senor Garcia as a slightly unimportant diversion from the incident which Bell considers to have actual legal implications: the problem of the solitary cyclist-and the patient's eyes...

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Download E-books A Stab in the Dark (Matthew Scudder) PDF

By Lawrence Block

Louis Pinell, the lately apprehended "Icepick Prowler," freely admits to having slain seven younger ladies 9 years in the past -- yet be swears it was once a copycat who killed Barbara Ettinger Matthew Scudder believes him. however the path to Ettinger's actual assassin is twisted, darkish and dangerous...and even less warm than the just about decade-old corpse the p.i. is decided to avenge.

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Download E-books Death Is a Lonely Business PDF

By Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury, the undisputed Dean of yankee storytelling, dips his finished pen into the cryptic inkwell of noir and creates a classy and a bit fantastical story of mayhem and homicide set one of the shadows and the murky canals of Venice, California, within the early 1950s.

Toiling away amid the looming palm bushes and decaying bungalows, a suffering younger author (who bears a resemblance to the writer) spins superb tales from his fertile mind's eye upon his clacking typewriter. making an attempt to not leave out his female friend (away learning in Mexico), the anonymous author gradually crafts his literary effort--until unusual issues start occurring round him.

Starting with a sequence of unusual cellphone calls, the author then unearths clumps of seaweed on his doorstep. yet because the incidents amplify, his pals fall sufferer to a sequence of mysterious "accidents"--some of them deadly. Aided by way of Elmo Crumley, a savvy, street-smart detective, and a reclusive actress of yesteryear with an extreme starvation for all times, the wordsmith units out to discover the relationship among the unusual occasions, and in doing so, uncovers the reality approximately his personal artistic abilities.

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Download E-books Rendezvous in Black (A Modern Library 20th Century Rediscovery) PDF

By Cornell Woolrich

On a delicate midwestern evening within the early Forties, Johnny Marr leans opposed to a drugstore wall. He’s looking forward to Dorothy, his fiancée, and this night is the final evening they’ll be assembly right here, for it’s may perhaps thirty first, and June 1st marks their marriage ceremony day. yet she’s past due, and Johnny quickly learns of a terrible accident—an twist of fate related to a bunch of drunken males, a low-flying constitution aircraft, and an empty liquor bottle. in a single brief second Johnny loses all that issues to him and his lifestyles is shattered. He vows to take from those males precisely what they took from him. After years of making plans, Johnny starts his quest for revenge, and on may well thirty first of every year—always on might 31st—wives, fanatics, and daughters are without warning not secure.

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Download E-books 4 Bodies and a Funeral (A Body Movers Novel) PDF

By Stephanie Bond

One cadaver, cadaver, 3 cadaver, four...

Ever had a type of days?
A shock stopover at from her father--who's at the run from the law--has given Carlotta Wren much to contemplate. should still she sign up for her former fiancé, Peter, in proving her father is blameless? If she does, are her body-moving days over?

And then...

A shut friend's habit starts off to spin out of control...

The police officers take place the warmth on her father's case...

Carlotta discovers that her brother Wesley's playing accounts are kid's play in comparison to his new vice...

And the Charmed Killer, a serial assassin, unleashes his wrath on Atlanta.
Now the our bodies are piling up--and Carlotta's father is the #1 suspect!

Look for all of the books in Stephanie Bond's physique Movers series:

2 our bodies FOR the cost of 1
3 males AND A BODY
4 our bodies AND A FUNERAL
5 our bodies TO DIE FOR
6 0.5 physique PARTS (novella)

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Download E-books The Killing 3 (The Killing, Book 3) PDF

By David Hewson

Detective Inspector for murder, Sarah Lund, is contacted via past love Mathias Borch from nationwide Intelligence. Borch fears that what first a random killing on the docks is the start of an assassination try on leading Minister Troels Hartmann.

The homicide attracts recognition in the direction of the delivery and oil significant, Zeeland, run by means of billionaire Robert Zeuthen. while Zeuthen's 9-year-old daughter, Emilie, is abducted the research takes on a special measurement because it quickly turns into transparent that her disappearance is associated with the homicide of a tender lady in Jutland a few years past.

Hartmann is in the midst of an election crusade, made the entire extra turbulent a result of mounting monetary predicament. He wishes Zeeland's backing. Lund must make experience of the clues left by way of Emilie's offender ahead of it's too overdue. and will she ultimately face the demons that experience lengthy haunted her?

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Download E-books From London Far PDF

By Michael Innes

All he acknowledged was once "London, a Poem". The tobacconist took Meredith's murmur to be the password and ushered him into the headquarters of Europe's paintings thieves. And by way of the top of that day, the light pupil came upon a expertise for performing, rescued a woman and a brace of bloodhounds - and devoted a homicide.

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Download E-books Below Mercury PDF

By Mark Anson

Mercury – closest planet to the sunlight. within the everlasting darkness of Chao Meng-fu crater lie mammoth fields of ice that that experience by no means visible the sunlight, and the ruins of Erebus Mine, deserted and forgotten after a devastating explosion that claimed the lives of 257 humans. After an eight-year criminal conflict, the family members of the sufferers have eventually succeeded in forcing the gap injuries research Board to reopen its research. The challenge staff is led by way of Clare Foster, a pilot within the U.S. Astronautics Corps, who has taken at the challenge within the wish of rebuilding her occupation after a near-miss incident.

But robust forces are decided that what lies hidden within the mine isn't exposed, and feature taken steps to make sure that the challenge group won't ever go back …

Featuring unique line drawings and maps, a hugely particular historical past tale, and sumptuous visions of the Sun's innermost planet, less than MERCURY units new criteria for the technology fiction thriller.

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