By Pieter Aspe
Onderzoeksrechter Hannelore Martens, de sympathieke vriendin van commissaris Pieter Van In, wordt door haar jeugdvriendje Valentijn Heydens gebeld, die haar dringend verzoekt om hem nog diezelfde avond te ontmoeten in L'Estaminet. Opnieuw volgt een spannend verhaal. De dramatische ontknoping is een huzarenstukje dat Aspes grote verbeeldingskracht en verteltalent treffend illustreert.
By Witold Gombrowicz
Cosmos is a metaphysical noir mystery narrated by means of Witold, a seedy, pathetic, and witty scholar, who's fascinating and appalling by means of turns. On his option to a soothing holiday he meets the despondent Fuks. As they trigger jointly for a family-run pension within the Carpathian Mountains they find a lifeless chook placing from a string. is that this a wierd yet meaningless incidence or is it the start of a string of surprising occasions? because the younger males develop into embroiled within the Chekhovian travails of the family members working the pension, Grombrowicz creates a gripping narrative the place the reader questions who's sane and who's safe?
By Thomas Enger
Uncovering type divisions, racial conflicts, and tangled feelings, this gritty, stunning
novel of suspense heralds the coming of an enormous new talent.
Henning Juul is a veteran investigative crime reporter in Oslo, Norway. A awful fireplace killed his six-year-old son, lower scars throughout his face, and ended his marriage, and on his first day again on the activity after the bad tragedy a physique is chanced on in a single of the city’s public parks. a stunning lady collage pupil has been stoned to dying and buried as much as her neck, her physique left bloody and uncovered. The brutality of the crime shakes the complete nation, yet regardless of his personal contemporary trauma – and the truth that his ex-wife’s new boyfriend is additionally at the case - Henning is given the task. whilst the victim’s boyfriend, a Pakistani local, is arrested, Henning feels sure the fellow is blameless. This was once now not easily a center Eastern-style honor killing within the face of adultery – it used to be a much more complex gesture, and one who will drag Henning right into a darkness he’s by no means dreamed of.
By Larry Niven, Steven Barnes
The Barsoom Project is the direct sequel to 1981's Dream Park. Eviane's first stopover at to the-state-of-art leisure area Dream Park resulted in catastrophe: the lighting tricks had appeared extra genuine than life... till the holograms she used to be capturing with stay ammunition became out to be sturdy flesh and blood... and intensely, very dead.
Haunted by means of the previous, rebounding from a long spell in a psychological clinic, she has again to Dream Park to exorcise a nightmare that has develop into truth. yet in Dream Park, not anything is what it sort of feels. The Inuit mythology controlling the photographs is a part of a "Fat Ripper precise" designed to implant new behavioral memes. The avid gamers are suffering opposed to the sport grasp, each other, and their very own demons. and there's a killer who desires to be certain Eviane by no means regains her memory...noo subject what it costs.
Blending jointly demanding technological know-how fiction with topical RPG-like myth video games, The Barsoom Project is SF on the innovative and a vintage construction from of the genre's such a lot cherished writers.
By Rex Stout
Paul Chapin's collage cronies by no means forgave themselves for the prank that crippled their good friend. but with Harvard days in the back of them, they suggestion they have been forgiven -- till a category reunion leads to a deadly fall. This league of anxious males seeks Nero Wolfe's support. yet are Wolfe's brilliance and Archie's tenacity sufficient to outwit a such a lot crafty killer?
By Parnell Hall
Stanley Hastings, bodyguard? Come on, he does not even hold a gun. yet a best-selling suspense writer's spouse who's getting threatening cell calls hires Stanley to lead them to cease. undesirable flow. the very fact the calls proceed is the least of her worries.
“Hall’s deadpan type of satire makes mincemeat out of the pretentious writer and his entourage of cynical brokers, editors, and publicists, every one of whom retains telling Stanley (in hilariously abusive discussion) what a awful novel his case may make. emerging above their contempt, the sad-sack detective plods alongside after his consumers, dodging razors and bombs, and identifying up sufficient scorching dish at the publishing alternate to write down a truly humorous booklet of his own.”
—Marilyn Stasio, manhattan occasions booklet evaluate
“First-class enjoyable from begin to finish.”
“When it involves humor, Parnell corridor maintains to aid set the standard.”
-San Jose Mercury News
“Amusing, tongue in cheek … The milieu with all its vagaries proves a prepared objective for Hall’s well-aimed barbs as he … bargains a delightfully actual account of a bookshop signing.… corridor proves as adept at growing on-page suspense as he's at lampooning it.”
“Hall tells a very good story, creates a forged of colourful, a bit eccentric characters, and offers them the very best discussion within the genre.”
“Hall has a slyly pleasant time skewering the publishing box and most sensible sellers…Hall most likely had as a lot enjoyable injecting little secret “traditions” because the reader can have learning them.”
—Oline H. Cogdill, fortress Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
By Jack Coughlin
An American accountant is murdered in his Maryland domestic via Iranian assassins. A goodwill stopover at to Cairo through Iran's nationwide football staff results in a massacre. Egyptian missiles rain down on an Iranian military send within the crimson Sea-and Iran retaliates by means of touchdown elite troops at a favored Egyptian inn and attacking vacationer inns. The Muslim Brotherhood is at the march to deliver Egypt less than the political keep an eye on of strong Iran.
Running the coup is a ruthless double agent known as the Pharaoh, who will cease at not anything to set up an obedient puppet regime on Israel's border, and take entire keep watch over of the Suez Canal, the choke element for the world's oil circulate. the us won't ever let that to occur, yet strategies are restricted and issues are relocating quickly. Washington turns to the only guy who can restoration stability within the area: Marine grasp sniper Kyle Swanson.
Enlisting assistance from a British mystery carrier agent, the gorgeous Egyptologist Tianha Bialy, Swanson is going on a dangerous venture to avoid a complete struggle within the heart East-no topic what the cost...
"This [series] is a distinct winner for all fanatics of the army motion thriller." -Booklist
Time to Kill is the 6th Kyle Swanson Sniper Novel from Gunnery Sgt. Jack Coughlin and Donald A. Davis.
By Gene Carney
By Peter Robinson
New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning writer Peter Robinson provides an unforgettable, compelling mystery of a misplaced village and the lethal secrets and techniques which are unearthed upon its discovery—secrets that come with murder.
In the blistering, dry summer time, the waters of Thornfield Reservoir were depleted, revealing the ruins of the small Yorkshire village that lay at its bottom—ruins that condominium the unidentified bones of a murdered younger lady. Detective leader Inspector Banks faces a frightening problem: he needs to unmask a sadistic killer who has escaped detection for part a century. For the darkish secrets and techniques of Hobb's finish proceed to hang-out the devoted policeman, even supposing the city that bred them has died and its former citizens were scattered to a long way places—or even to their graves.
Demonstrating once more why Peter Robinson is a grasp of suspense, In a Dry Season is a strong, insightful, and searing novel of previous crimes and current evil.
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