Download E-books The Man Who Loved Birds: A Novel (Kentucky Voices) PDF

Having taken nice risks―to immigrate to the US, to take monastic vows―Bengali healthcare professional Meena Chatterjee and Brother Flavian are every one looking security and safety once they come across Johnny Faye, a Vietnam vet, unfastened spirit, and specialist marijuana farmer. Amid the fields and forests of a Trappist monastery, Johnny Faye patiently cultivates Meena's and Flavian's potential for religion, remodeling all they proposal they knew approximately responsibility and wish. In flip they provide him an event of civilization except struggle and chaos.

But Johnny Faye's law-breaking units him opposed to a district lawyer for whom the legislations is a device for ambition instead of justice. Their disagreement ends up in a harrowing reckoning that ensnares Dr. Chatterjee and Brother Flavian, who needs to make a life-or-death selection among an act of justice which can precipitate their spoil or a betrayal that gives salvation.

Inspired via the real-life country police kidnapping and homicide of a mythical storyteller and petty legal, The guy Who enjoyed Birds engages urgent modern matters via a undying narrative of ill-fated romance. Celebrated writer Fenton Johnson has woven a continuing, haunting delusion exploring the everlasting conflicts among loose will and future, politics and nature, the ability of legislation and the facility of affection.

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Download E-books The Alpine Winter (Emma Lord) PDF

By Mary Daheim

The picturesque city of Alpine within the Cascade Mountains is decked out in Christmas cheer, yet on the Alpine recommend, editor and writer Emma Lord is fretting over how her brother and her son—both priests—will react to her affair with Sheriff Milo ward off. one other relatives is making a song the blues while Postmaster Roy Everson exhibits up with bones which can belong to his mom, who’s been lacking for 16 years. however the most annoying discovery is the decomposed corpse present in a cave on Mount Sawyer. while Milo returns from his family ordeal, he and Emma try and locate time clear of the unnerving research to reunite. yet they’ve drawn the eye of a dogged killer who thinks the fanatics’ bliss is to die for . . . actually. Scandal, intrigue, wish, and premature demise are the constituents in Mary Daheim’s deliciously chilling vacation treat.
“[An] enduring favourite . . . [Mary] Daheim takes her readers again to the old fashioned little city of Alpine, Wash., the place homicide and mayhem constantly appear to be at the again burner.”—Wichita Falls Times checklist News
“Daheim retains this long-running sequence energetic with beneficiant helpings of small-town chatter, appeal and middle-age romance.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Daheim is among the brightest stars in our city’s literary constellation.”—The Seattle Times

Includes an excerpt of Mary Daheim’s subsequent Emma Lord secret, The Alpine Xanadu

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Download E-books The Girl from Felony Bay (Felony Bay Mysteries) PDF

By J. E. Thompson

The woman from criminal Bay is a clean, shiny, humorous, and heartwarming debut within the vein of Sheila Turnage's Three instances Lucky and Clare Vanderpool's Moon over Manifest. Set on a southern plantation, it is a few younger woman named Abbey, her ally, Bee, and a hundred-year-old mystery.

The final 12 months has been a coarse one for Abbey strength. Her father has been in a coma for the reason that his twist of fate, within which he used to be framed for a poor crime he did not devote. And their domestic, present Plantation, needed to be bought to repay his debt to society. So Abbey is caught residing together with her Uncle Charlie, who is not precisely an incredible function version. yet issues simply bought extra attention-grabbing. the recent family members who moved in to present Plantation has a daughter named Bee, and she's simply as curious as Abbey is ready the No Trespassing indicators and holes being dug out of criminal Bay. it kind of feels like somebody has been poking round a secret that dates the entire as far back as the Civil War—and it simply will be a similar a person who framed Abbey's father.

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Download E-books A Monstrous Regiment of Women: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes (A Mary Russell Mystery) PDF

By Laurie R. King

Winner of the Nero Wolfe Award

It is 1921 and Mary Russell--Sherlock Holmes's tremendous apprentice, now an Oxford graduate with a level in theology--is at the verge of buying a large inheritance. self reliant finally, with a fondness for divinity and detective paintings, her so much baffling secret may possibly now contain Holmes and the burgeoning of a deeper affection among herself and the retired detective. Russell's attentions flip to the recent Temple of God and its chief, Margery Childe, a charismatic suffragette and a mystic, whose draw at the younger theology student is impossible to resist. but if 4 bluestockings from the Temple happen useless presently after altering their wills, may sins of a capital nature be afoot? Holmes and Russell examine, as their partnership takes a shocking flip in A sizeable Regiment of Women via Laurie R. King.

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Download E-books Unholy Ground: An Inspector Matt Minogue Mystery (The Inspector Matt Minogue Series Book 2) PDF

By John Brady

A risk free English ex-pat retiree is strangled in his rural cottage.

In this moment of the Inspector Minogue sequence, Arthur Combs is located murdered, the existence choked out of him by means of a rope round his neck and a knee among his shoulder-blades. the tactic is apparent, however the rationale is way much less obtrusive.

As an English expatriate retiree in Dublin, the decrepit seventy-three 12 months outdated Combs lived a solitary lifestyles with few acquaintances, yet no enemies.

Or so it sort of feels whilst Sergeant Minogue is assigned to the case. because the research gathers momentum, besides the fact that, it really is quickly transparent that this ‘terrible traditional guy’ is of striking significance to British Intelligence. London’s MI5 safeguard carrier is terrified approximately secrets and techniques Combs knew and threatened to bare, secrets and techniques that may spark an enormous scandal and derail top-level talks among Britain and eire.

When MI5 attempts to place a lid at the Combs affair, they underestimate the tenacity of the unorthodox Minogue. whether it capacity going up opposed to the major Minister, Minogue is decided to find what Britain’s secret agent masters are doing in Dublin.

'Dublin’s solution to Maigret - a handsomely written, darkish trip into Irish politics. Brady is a grasp of the telling detail.’ - Kirkus stories (U.S.)

'A non-generic political novel wealthy in substance and uncooked with pain.’ - ny occasions

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Download E-books Mientras seamos jóvenes PDF

Cuando el cuerpo sin vida de una estudiante aparece en un zaguán de Las Palmas, y el supuesto asesino solicita su ayuda, Ricardo Blanco no sabe que se enfrenta a uno de los casos más complejos de su carrera. A medida que se adentra en l. a. investigación, no está seguro de que su cliente se merezca el tiempo y el esfuerzo que requeriría librarlo de una condena que todos dan por segura. En Mientras seamos jóvenes, l. a. nueva novela de José Luis Correa, ambientada en el mundo universitario, verdades y mentiras se entrecruzan. Los que deberían defender al sospechoso parecen empeñados en su condena y, en cambio, los que rivalizan con él proclaman su inocencia. Las relaciones viciadas, los conflictos generacionales, las intrigas académicas dan vida a una historia que tiene los ingredientes que han hecho de Correa una de las voces más genuinas del landscape literario real: un ritmo vertiginoso, una visión socarrona del mundo y un lenguaje poético que abren un espacio unique y muy sugerente en el mundo ordinary de los angeles novela negra.

Ritmo cinematográfico, a veces trepidante. Pero con tiempo para respirar. l. a. narración discurre directa, ordinary, sincera, concisa. Juan Cruz

¿Alguien dijo que l. a. novela negra había exhalado su último suspiro? Correa muestra que el género está vivo y en muy buen estado de salud. los angeles Verdad Digital

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Download E-books The Alehouse Murders (Templar Knight Mysteries, No. 1) PDF

By Maureen Ash

A Templar treasure for secret readers!

An honorable-yet world-weary-Knight Templar solves the mysteries of Medieval England.

After 8 years of captivity within the Holy Land, Templar Bascot de Marins escapes with accidents to his physique and soul. Now on a sojourn at Lincoln citadel, he hopes to regain his power, and mend his waning faith-but now not even the peace of God's geographical region is secure from the mortal crimes of guy. For what seems to be the grisly finish to a drunken row is actually a crafty and baffling crime.

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Download E-books Innocent Murderer: A Cordi O'Callaghan Mystery PDF

By Suzanne F. Kingsmill

When zoology professor Cordi O’Callaghan reluctantly accepts a call for participation to be a lecturer aboard the Susanna Moodie, a vessel ferrying travelers via Canada’s Arctic, she figures will probably be a breeze. Seasickness apart, Cordi turns into entangled within the deaths of 2 of her fellow passengers, either individuals of a close-knit fiction-writing team. The fatalities are governed unintentional, yet Cordi suspects they`re whatever yet. in spite of the fact that, she lacks proof and credibility, based on Martha Bathgate and Duncan McPherson, her occasionally reluctant sidekicks who try and continue her grounded.

After Cordi returns to her domestic within the Ottawa Valley, she hits the path and stirs up a hornets’ nest of lies, intrigue, jealousy, and greed as she grills strength murderers, one in every of whom takes offence and stalks her. Getting marooned on pack ice, a harrowing journey in an aircraft and a sizzling air balloon, and a mysterious fireplace all upload to the risk that threatens Cordi as she makes an attempt to nail down a killer.

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