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By Alex Connor

VENICE, ITALY.

CITY OF SPLENDOUR.
In October 1555 the Italian grasp Titian painted the portrait of Angelico Vespucci - a Venetian service provider whose cruelty phrases couldn't trap.

CITY OF secrets and techniques.
When Vespucci was once published to be the elusive monster who have been flaying younger ladies around the urban, he vanished inexplicably, besides the portray. All that remained was once a chilling caution: while the portrait emerges, so will the guy.

CITY OF the outside HUNTER.
Now the misplaced Titian masterpiece has surfaced in modern day London, and skinless corpses are collecting around the globe. and it'll fall to an not going guy from the fringes of the paintings international to solve part a millennium of delusion, secret and homicide.

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Download E-books The Violet Hour PDF

By Richard Montanari

A favored priest lies useless of a heroin overdose in a Cleveland condo, following an obvious tryst with a highly-priced name woman.

A freelance journalist acknowledges an exceptional story--salacious and saleable--in the cleric's demise...and follows it into the twisted, terrifying brain of a psychopath.

While in an prosperous suburb an international away, a cryptic probability written in a good poet's phrases appears to be like at the visual display unit of a long-suffering spouse and mom. And abruptly she is familiar with nightmare stands simply outdoors her door, ready to eat every thing she loves.

Because two decades in the past, whatever bad occurred at a Halloween evening accumulating of terrific, conceited youths...Because it really is reunion 12 months, a time of remembrance and party; a time of reckoning and poetic justice...And the get together is simply beginning.

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Download E-books The Book of Lies PDF

By Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer--author of the number 1 New York Times bestseller The ebook of Fate--returns together with his so much exciting and emotionally strong novel to date.

In bankruptcy 4 of the Bible, Cain kills Abel. it's the world's most famed homicide. however the Bible is silent approximately one key element: the weapon Cain used to kill his brother. That weapon continues to be misplaced to history.

In 1932, Mitchell Siegel used to be killed through 3 gunshots to his chest. whereas mourning, his son dreamed of a bulletproof guy and created the world's maximum hero: Superman. and prefer Cain's homicide weapon, the gun utilized in this unsolved homicide hasn't ever been found.

Until now.

Today in citadel Lauderdale, Florida, Cal Harper comes face-to-face together with his family's maximum mystery: his long-lost father, who is been shot with a gun that strains again to Mitchell Siegel's 1932 homicide. yet ahead of Cal can ask a unmarried query, he and his father are attacked via a ruthless killer tattooed with the anicent markings of Cain. And so starts off the chase for the world's first homicide weapon.

What does Cain, history's maximum villain, need to do with Superman, the world's maximum hero? And what do murders, dedicated millions of years aside, have in universal? this is often the secret on the center of Brad Meltzer's riveting and totally fascinating new mystery

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Download E-books The Pressure of Darkness PDF

By Harry Shannon

In October, of 1993 a small distinctive Ops crew roped down in Somalia to assassinate a cult chief. The venture went horribly unsuitable. Their chief used to be killed, the medic shot within the backbone. purely of the D-Boys, crimson Burke and Scotty Bowden, got here away unscathed.

The getting older squaddies now reside within the l. a. sector. Wheelchair certain 'Doc' is hired through the Coroner's place of work, Bowden is a gradually deteriorating cop at the take and Burke works either side of the legislation to hide his wife’s scientific debts. while well-known horror novelist Peter Stryker is located lifeless, Burke is employed to enquire. might a guy may devote suicide by means of butchering his personal body?

The bloody path swiftly leads Burke to include an previous lover, confront a vicious drug lord, and eventually recruit his buddies to level one final challenge opposed to a mysterious cult with plans remake the area with a dangerous virus.

"A darkish, exciting story of homicide and intrigue that would have you ever turning the pages as quick as you can."
--Crimespree Magazine

"The strain of Darkness is a dismal and exciting walk alongside the knife facet. hugely recommended."
--Cemetery Dance

"Shannon’s impeccable pacing and eye for the terrifying will depart the reader shaken and unsettled."
--Publisher’s Weekly

"Easily the most effective thrillers of the year."
-J.A. Konrath

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Download E-books Brown Bread Boys: A Tragedy PDF

The King is lifeless: lengthy dwell the King. Or so the echoes recommend. yet Craig Williamson has slightly murdered his solution to overall dominance of his London crime relations whilst already his lieutenants are plotting opposed to him: now not grasping, simply involved. Or so that they say.

One factor is needless to say: whoever wins, it is undesirable information for the police, who nonetheless do not know how you can prosecute or maybe competently examine the ugly, historic blood magic utilized by the gun...

... even the crowd themselves do not totally comprehend it.

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Download E-books Lightless (The Lightless Trilogy) PDF

By C.A. Higgins

NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE 12 months BY BUZZFEED AND KIRKUS REVIEWS • With deeply relocating human drama, nail-biting suspense—and daring hypothesis proficient by way of a level in physics—C. A. Higgins spins a riveting technological know-how fiction debut sure to catapult readers past their expectations.
 
Serving aboard the Ananke, an experimental army spacecraft introduced by means of the ruthless association that principles Earth and its sunlight method, laptop scientist Althea has tested an extreme emotional bond—not with any of her crewmates, yet with the ship’s digital platforms, which communicate extra deeply to her analytical brain than human emotions do. but if a couple of fugitive terrorists achieve entry to the Ananke, Althea needs to draw upon her center and soul for the energy to safeguard her cherished ship.
 
whereas one of many saboteurs continues to be at huge someplace on board, his captured partner—the enigmatic Ivan—may turn out to be extra harmful. The perversely interesting legal whose silver tongue is his most popular weapon has lengthy avoided the gurus’ such a lot relentless surveillance—and stored the reality approximately his tools and causes good hidden.
 
because the ship’s platforms start to malfunction and the claustrophobic surroundings is more and more poisoned by way of mistrust and suspicion, it falls to Althea to penetrate the prisoner’s layers of intrigue and deception ahead of all is misplaced. but if the real nature of Ivan’s project is uncovered, it is going to switch Althea forever—if it doesn’t kill her first.

Praise for Lightless
 
“Gripping . . . sci-fi flavored with a touch of thriller.”—New York Daily News
 
“[A] measured, stunning science-fiction debut [that is] extra mental mystery . . . contained, disciplined, annoying . . . The plot is compulsive. . . . Lightless is the 1st of a deliberate sequence, and also you can’t aid watching for studying what’s next.”The big apple Times

Lightless is filled with suspense and enjoyable as hell to read.”BuzzFeed

“Absolutely incredible . . . this can be technology fiction because it is intended to be performed: medical techniques wedded to and equipped upon human ideals.”—Seanan McGuire, New York Times bestselling writer of the October Daye series

“The stakes during this tale are high—life and dying, uprising and betrayal—and debut novelist Higgins always ratchets up the strain. . . . A suspenseful, emotional tale that asks lots of large questions about identification and freedom, this can be a debut to not be missed.”Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“A taut, suspenseful read.”—Tech Times

Lightless is an workout in lights a truly gradual fuse and construction the strain to an insufferable pitch whereas making us wager simply how apocalyptic the last word explosion can be. . . . it's a high-wire act, a wonderment, and a superb accomplishment from a reputation we’ll be seeing again.”Sci Fi

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Download E-books We All Fall Down PDF

By Simon Wood

Hayden Duke simply landed a coveted agreement gig with Marin layout Engineering, mostly because of his previous buddy, Shane Fallon. Shane had drifted away in recent times, merely to resurface with a dream activity for Hayden. The gig sounds like a cinch until eventually Hayden discovers key fashion designer at the top-secret undertaking has simply devoted suicide through jogging immediately into the ocean.

The dream activity turns into a nightmare whilst Shane takes his personal existence in a probably drug prompted stupor. the one clue to Shane’s loss of life is an e mail with an encrypted dossier he sends to Hayden. It’s a dossier humans could kill to possess.

The police already suspect Hayden within the death—because of a bogus drug cost from the past—and discovering someone to belief turns out very unlikely. Now Hayden’s obtained to threat wasting everything…before he loses his life.

From the writer of Paying the Piper and Accidents ready to Happen, We All Fall Down is the most recent installment of Simon Wood’s pedal-to-the-metal mystery catalog.

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Download E-books Authority: A Novel (The Southern Reach Trilogy) PDF

By Jeff VanderMeer

After thirty years, the one human engagement with sector X―a likely malevolent panorama surrounded via an invisible border and mysteriously cleaned of all indicators of civilization―has been a sequence of expeditions overseen through a central authority service provider so mystery it has virtually been forgotten: the Southern achieve. Following the tumultuous 12th day trip chronicled in Annihilation, the company is in whole disarray.
John Rodrigues (aka "Control") is the Southern Reach's newly appointed head. operating with a distrustful yet determined crew, a chain of exasperating interrogations, a cache of hidden notes, and hours of profoundly troubling video pictures, keep watch over starts to penetrate the secrets and techniques of region X. yet with each one discovery he needs to confront stressful truths approximately himself and the service provider he is pledged to serve.
In Authority, the second one quantity of Jeff VanderMeer's Southern achieve trilogy, quarter X's most annoying questions are responded . . . however the solutions are faraway from reassuring.

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Download E-books Team Yankee: A Novel of World War III PDF

This revised and up to date version of the vintage chilly conflict novel crew Yankee reminds us once more may need happened had the USA and its Allies taken at the Russians in Europe, had cooler geopolitical heads now not prevailed.

For forty five years after international battle II, East and West stood on the point of warfare. while Nazi Germany was once destroyed, it used to be obtrusive that Russian tank armies had turn into excellent 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 possibly accomplish. fortunately the stressful standoff persisted on both sides of the Iron Curtain for almost part a century.

During these years, although, the Allies beefed up their floor strength, whereas the Soviets elevated their air power, whilst the hot jet and missile age started (thanks a lot to captured German scientists on either sides). the focus of clash remained in vital Germany―specifically the flat plains of the Fulda Gap―through which the Russians may perhaps pour all of the solution 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 have, and for which either side ready for many years. This former big apple instances bestseller through Harold Coyle, now revised and increased, provides a glimpse of what it can were like for the Allied squaddies who may have needed to meet a continuing onslaught of Soviet and Warsaw Pact divisions.

It takes the view of a US tank commander, who's enormously outnumbered throughout the preliminary onslaught, because the Russians pull out all of the playing cards realized of their winning battle opposed to Germany. period in-between Western Europe has to take a position in the back of its skinny reveal of armor no matter if the recent global can once more gather its major forces―or willpower―to rescue the bastions of democracy in time.

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