Download E-books Pretend You Don't See Her PDF

By Mary Higgins Clark

Pretend you do not See Her is the tale of Lacey Farrell, a emerging megastar on Manhattan's high-powered genuine property scene. Lacey turns into the witness to a homicide and hears the death phrases of the sufferer, a lady who's confident that her attacker used to be after a diary her daughter had saved up till the day she supposedly took her personal existence. Lacey offers the diary to the police -- yet now not prior to she makes a duplicate for herself.

Obliged to renounce her family members, her activity, her very identification, Lacey is put within the Witness safety software. She needs to imagine a brand new existence, at the very least until eventually the killer are available and taken to trial...But she quickly realizes that her sanctuary isn't really secure. Lacey is stuck in a race opposed to time as she attempts to discover what occurred prior to she is killed herself...

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Download E-books Layer Cake PDF

By J. J. Connolly

Our narrator’s too shrewdpermanent to inform you his identify (“if I [did], you’d be as shrewdpermanent as me”), yet he’s now not afraid to inform you every thing else in regards to the “layer cake”—London’s intricately prepared constellation of underworld fiefdoms. The worst factor approximately drug dealing—according to our unnamed narrator—whether you are a elegant best broker buying and selling hundreds of thousands or a down-and-out highway pusher, is it is advisable to relate to plenty of overall idiots - loudmouths and tough-guy wannabes who aren't afraid to "get nicked through previous invoice and thrown within the boob" (arrested via police and jailed). Our narrator is a easily diplomatic 29-year-old cocaine broker who has earned a revered position between England's Mafia elite. conversing in a language wealthy with drug jargon, vulgarities, British slang, and Cockneyisms, he manages high-level trafficking with a tricky previous veteran accomplice, Mister Mortimer, a guy who gave the narrator his commence within the enterprise, and who has noticeable his percentage of felony (five and a part yr time period) and lethal fights (he owns a porn shop, and likes to arrange men trying to find baby porn through directing them back at a different time, then beating the residing daylights out of them after they return). Our narrator’s objective is to retire at 30 and spend his closing years faraway from the chance and double-dealing of London's crime gangs. yet like so much excessive rollers, he reveals it not easy to stroll clear of "just yet another" deal.

Morty jewelry up our narrator one early Saturday morning with a call for participation to an unique participants in simple terms eating place remote within the English nation-state. They’re off for “a spot of luncheon” with the Don, Jimmy expense. Jimmy is a legend, a criminal offense boss who’s been within the enterprise for years via hiring the simplest legal professionals and retaining a low-key profile. this can be a guy who's regularly will get what he desires, and isn't used to humans refusing him favors. that is precisely the spot our narrator quickly unearths himself in whilst over lunch, Jimmy fingers down a tricky project: locate Charlotte Ryder, the lacking wealthy princess daughter of Jimmy's previous buddy Edward, a strong development company participant and gossip papers socialite. It’s a troublesome deal to refuse, yet Jimmy can spot the sting on our narrator and makes him a deal – when you locate Charlotte, you could go away the lifestyles for good.

Our narrator units out to discover Billy Bogus, a grifter with a present for mimicry and ingratiating himself into any quarter of society he desires. financial institution and bank card fraud is his exchange, with a fit dollop of hustling younger ladies out in their belief cash for sturdy degree. On his approach to meet Bogus, he runs right into a small time punk named Sid in a neighborhood nightclub who runs with a band of thugs known as “the Yahoos.” With him is a beautiful girl, a “real love-a-player sort” named Tammy. Sid tells our narrator a bloody tale a few buddy of his named “The Duke” who lately received ambushed by means of a cutting-edge workforce armed with laser sighted Uzis. Our narrator won’t work out the importance of this tale till later as he’s too busy testing Tammy, who flirtatiously provides him her quantity whereas Sid is distracted.

Our narrator studies to Jimmy’s correct hand guy, Gene, that he’s at the case, yet Gene has different company. seems that the Yahoos have million kilos' worthy of Grade A ecstasy to promote, and Gene wishes our narrator to address the deal. It’s an impossible to resist deal, simply the correct amount of cash to replenish his retirement fund. He units up a gathering with him, Mort, and the Yahoos kingpins, vast Frankie and JD whereas ultimately catching up with Billy Bogus, who consents to assist locate our narrator Charlotte by means of monitoring down Charlotte’s boyfriend Kinky—for a value, of course.

Big Frankie and JD hold quiet approximately the place they’ve gotten the drugs, however the “gear” is top of the range, proven via none except Sir Alex (“chief chemical taster”). issues are having a look up while Mort units up his gang to fulfill up with a team, headed by way of a guy named Trevor, up in Northern England who he thinks might be ideal to dump the products on. There’s just one challenge – they don’t wish the products. This workforce informs our narrator that an Ecstasy manufacturing unit has been hijacked—most most probably through the Yahoos—and now a brutal neo-Nazi sect desires these tablets again. They’ve already hit up a home that belongs to “the Duke”, and this is the place Sid’s tale from the membership all makes sense.

Our narrator drives again to London with Mort in tow and will get a choice from Bogus, who tells him he’s discovered Kinky. useless. In a London housing undertaking. It appears like a customary drug overdose, yet a tender child drug broker who helped Bogus locate Kinky says he used to be murdered.

Meanwhile, our narrator units up a rendezvous with Tammy in a inn room. As he steps out of the bathe, toughs ambush him, who roll him up in a carpet, and abduct him in a protracted field. The toughs take him to a building website to satisfy with their boss, Eddie Ryder, Charlotte’s father. Eddie tells our narrator that Jimmy expense has pulled a quick one on him – his daughter’s isn’t missinnnnnng. What’s worse, Jimmy’s made a take care of a few renegade Chechens that experience swindled him to the song of 13 million kilos. to drag himself out of the opening, he organize the narrator to discover Eddie’s daughter, then carry her for ransom. The double pass, notwithstanding, becomes a triple go whilst Eddie performs our narrator a tape that unearths Jimmy expense is an informer for the police and has manage a sting for our narrator the place he plans to ship him to detention center for very long time, and make off with the narrator’s retirement fund.

Finding himself undercut, double-crossed, frolicked to dry, and suffering to outlive, our narrator’s survival instincts kick in. he alters from a turn-the-other-cheek diplomat to a revenge-charged hit guy in a single day, beginning by means of killing Jimmy expense. subsequent, he is of the same opinion to promote the ecstasy capsules to Ryder, who plans to dump them to the Yakuza in Japan, so that it will placed a pleasant bite of swap in our narrator’s pocket. previous to he leaves, our narrator mentions a little dust that Jimmy gave him in passing approximately Eddie, insuring that Eddie won’t kill our narrator—just in case he will get any humorous principles approximately doing so.

Suddenly, the entire narrator’s difficulties regarded solved. Jimmy’s useless, and people million tabs of ecstasy are headed to Japan. Then, Jimmy’s correct hand guy Gene asks for a gathering with Mort and our narrator. Gene accuses our narrator of killing Jimmy and threatens to kill him until he confesses. Our narrator performs the tape Ryder gave him for Gene and Morty, revealing Jimmy’s double-dealings with the police. Gene we could our narrator cross and is of the same opinion by no means to debate the crime again.

All that continues to be is the little subject of 2 million tabs of ecstasy. In a flourish of double and triple crosses, our narrator’s deal to replace the tabs for money at Heathrow Airport falls aside, yet finally ends up with the tabs in Amsterdam. As he prepares to sprint off to Amsterdam to assemble the loot, he makes a decision to offer Tammy a choice earlier than he leaves. regrettably, Tammy’s jealous boyfriend Sidney tailed her, and shot the narrator 3 times, together with two times within the head. The narrator lived, recovered within the health facility, and is ordered into retirement and exile by way of the law enforcement officials. He earrings Tammy to provide her yet another likelihood to fulfill, yet she tells him “girls like harmful men yet you’re heavily fuckin’ lifestyles threatening. what percentage ladies have you learnt prove coated in blood, leader prosecution witness in an tried homicide trial on their first date?” She needs our narrator good, who has lots of time to mirror on his existence as an ex-pat in Curacao, Brazil. He recognizes that, in lifestyles, you by no means cease studying, yet you by no means cease forgetting both. He has lots of time now to ruminate on either, dwelling a existence the place he can have in mind why he left the enterprise, yet always remember why he can’t let us know his name.

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Download E-books Running Blind / The Freedom Trap PDF

By Desmond Bagley

Double motion thrillers through the vintage event author a few infamous Russian double agent, Slade, set in Iceland and Malta.

RUNNING BLIND

The project starts off with an easy errand - a parcel to carry. yet to Alan Stewart, status on a abandoned highway in Iceland with a murdered guy at his ft, it seems to be something yet uncomplicated. The desolate terrain is quandary sufficient. but if Stewart realises he has been double-crossed and that the competition is gaining flooring, his basic project turns out impossible…

THE FREEDOM TRAP

The Scarperers, a brilliantly organised gang which will get long term inmates out of legal, spring a infamous Russian double agent. the path leads Owen Stannard to Malta, and to the clever killer masterminding the group. nose to nose finally along with his rivals, Stannard needs to attempt to outwit either males - who've not anything to lose and every little thing to achieve by way of his death…

Includes a special bonus - a question of Months, a formerly unpublished brief tale a few homicide in a casino.

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Download E-books Sky Zone: A Novel (The Crittendon Files) PDF

By Creston Mapes

A rally for a arguable presidential candidate.
A terrorist threat.
A nightmare of cataclysmic proportions. 

Jack and Pamela Crittendon have hit the verge of collapse. After months out of labor as a reporter, Jack is enjoying Mr. mother and dealing part-time at pageant enviornment together with his survivalist pal Brian Shakespeare. in the meantime, Pamela has long gone again to paintings full-time whereas 8 months pregnant. Having her lately widowed mom available isn't really making concerns any easier.

With monetary pressures boiling, Jack studies for responsibility at a rally for debatable presidential candidate Martin Sterling the place he expects a senseless evening at the activity. but if place of birth safety choices up intel a few strength terrorist risk, Jack and Shakespeare are thrust right into a life-or-death conflict to save lots of their very own lives--and the lives of hundreds of thousands of blameless people.

This 3rd booklet within the Crittendon documents reminds us of the facility of relations, friendships and faith--and why we're by no means in as a lot keep an eye on as we think.

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Download E-books Sidney Sheldon's After the Darkness PDF

By Tilly Bagshawe

Author Tillie Bagshawe brilliantly recaptured the past due big name author’s magic with Sidney Sheldon’s Mistress of the Game—and now she does it back with Sidney Sheldon’s After the Darkness. A vintage story of affection and betrayal, and a fight for survival within the new global order, this can be a captivating novel with ripped-from-the-headlines immediacy, ideal for the post-Bernie Madoff period in the US. A tribute to 1 of America’s preferred and bestselling authors, Sidney Sheldon’s After the Darkness is a unique that the grasp himself may were proud to name his personal.

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Download E-books The Belting Inheritance PDF

By Julian Symons

Whilst a stranger arrives at Belting, he's met with a truly combined reception via the occupants of the previous residence. Claiming his so-called ‘rightful inheritance’ the stranger makes plans to absorb place of dwelling without delay. the sort of factor was once absolute to reason difficulties among the kin – yet why have been such a lot of of them turning up lifeless?

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Download E-books Heaven's War (Heaven's Shadow) PDF

By David S. Goyer, Michael Cassutt

The competing teams of astronauts despatched to discover the asteroid Keanu discovered it was once, in fact, a sizeable spacecraft with an alien group sporting a plea for support. A courageous new frontier beckons. however it will come at a value. unexpectedly, the extraterrestrial beings shipping small teams of people to the vast interior habitats of Keanu.
 
Their first problem is to live to tell the tale. Their moment: discover why The Architects—the unseen extraterrestrial beings controlling the asteroid—brought them there. The 3rd: give you the chance to take keep an eye on of Keanu. as the send is relocating again.    
             
The Architects are going home...

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Download E-books Low Pressure PDF

By Sandra Brown

Bellamy Lyston used to be basically 12 years outdated whilst her older sister Susan was once killed on a stormy Memorial Day. Bellamy's worry of storms is a legacy of the twister that destroyed the crime scene with her reminiscence of what fairly occurred in the course of the day's so much devastating moments.

Now, 18 years later, Bellamy has written a sensational, bestselling novel in line with Susan's homicide. as the booklet was once encouraged via the tragic occasion that also pains her kinfolk, she released it less than a pseudonym to guard them from undesirable exposure. but if an opportunistic reporter for a tabloid newspaper discovers that the publication relies on truth, Bellamy's identification is uncovered besides the kinfolk scandal.

Moreover, Bellamy turns into the objective of an unnamed assailant who both desires the reality approximately Susan's homicide to stay unknown or, much more threatening, is set to get vengeance for a guy wrongfully accused and punished.

In order to spot her stalker, Bellamy needs to confront the ghosts of her earlier, together with Dent Carter, Susan's wayward and reckless boyfriend -- and an unique suspect within the homicide case. Dent, with this and different stains on his previous, is purpose on clearing his identify, and he wishes Bellamy's sealed reminiscence to do it. yet her safeguarded reminiscences -once unlocked-pose hazards that neither may well foresee and places either their lives in peril.

As Bellamy delves deeper into the secret surrounding Susan's slaying, she discovers stressful parts of the crime which name into query the folk she holds most useful. Haunted through partial stories, conflicted over her emotions for Dent, yet made up our minds to benefit the reality, she will not cease till she finds Susan's killer.

That is, except Susan's killer moves her first...

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Download E-books L'or et la cendre PDF

By Eliette Abécassis

Qui a tué Carl Rudolf Schiller, un théologien berlinois de renommée mondiale, et coupé soigneusement son cadavre en deux ? Raphaël Zimmer, un jeune historien spécialiste de los angeles Seconde Guerre mondiale, se laisse convaincre par son ami, le journaliste Félix Werner, de l'aider dans son enquête.

De Paris à Washington, de Rome à Berlin, ils vont rencontrer des théologiens juifs et catholiques, des historiens, rescapés des camps nazis, des résistants et d'anciens collaborateurs. Enfin apparaît Lisa Perlman, sculpteur, determine lumineuse dont Raphaël s'éprend, et dont los angeles famille semble détenir des secrets and techniques qui pourraient permettre d'élucider ce meurtre.

Mais au-delà de l'amour, Raphaël, Félix et tous les autres sont confrontés au problème terrifiant du Mal. Le Mal, qui, entre ceux qui tentent de dire l. a. Shoah et ceux qui se murent dans le silence, ceux qui veulent croire encore en Dieu et ceux qui ont perdu l. a. foi, proceed à frayer son chemin dans le monde...
Après l'immense succès de Qumran, Eliette Abécassis nous donne un deuxième roman passionnant comme un mystery, en même temps qu'une réflexion aiguë et lucide sur les valeurs et les désarrois de notre temps.

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