Download E-books The Prestige PDF

By Christopher Priest

In 1878, younger degree magicians conflict at midnight in the course of the process a fraudulent séance. From this second on, their lives develop into webs of deceit and revelation as they vie to outwit and reveal one another.

Their competition will take them to the peaks in their careers, yet with poor effects. during pursuing each one other's destroy, they'll set up the entire deception their magicians' craft can command--the optimum misdirection and the darkest science.

Blood can be spilled, however it usually are not adequate. in spite of everything, their legacy will cross on for generations...to descendants who needs to, for his or her sanity's sake, untangle the puzzle left to them.

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Download E-books Thirst PDF

On a searing summer time Friday, Eddie Chapman has been caught for hours in a traffic congestion. There are injuries alongside the road, yet ambulances and police are conspicuously absent. whilst he comes to a decision to desert his automobile and run domestic, he sees that the timber alongside the sting of a move were burnt, and the water within the streambed is long gone. anything is especially wrong.

When he arrives domestic, the facility is out and there's no working water. The pipes in every single place, it sort of feels, have long gone dry. Eddie and his spouse, Laura, locate themselves thrust including their friends whereas a feeling of unease thickens within the stifling evening air.

Thirst occurs within the quick aftermath of a mysterious disaster--the Chapmans and their friends endure the results of the warmth, their thirst, and the terrifying awareness that not anyone is coming to aid. As violence rips throughout the group, Eddie and Laura are compelled to remember secrets and techniques from their prior and query their current humanity. In crisp and convincing prose, Ben Warner compels readers to do an identical. What may well you do to survive?

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Download E-books Gently with the Ladies (Inspector George Gently, Book 13) PDF

By Alan Hunter

A police man-hunt fails to discover the husband of a brutally murdered lady - until eventually he turns up in Gently's workplace. The hunted guy is, in truth, a far-distant relative of lightly and throws himself at the leader Inspector's mercy. lightly could have none of it and is able to hand the guy over to his colleagues accountable for the research, yet there are a few exciting components to the case. the truth that the major suspect had fled to be along with his mistress after which taken to the open sea in a chartered yacht turns out highly incriminating. however the prosperous and unique way of life of the sufferer, whose residence used to be designed for erotic excitement together with her lesbian lover, helps the accused man's protestations of innocence.

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Download E-books Forever Dead: A Cordi O'Callaghan Mystery PDF

The discovery of a bear-ravaged physique deserted within the desert, a few killer rapids, a fumigated lab, stolen study disks, and a stalled profession all coalesce into the ripening insanity that hauls zoology professor Cordi O'Callaghan into a few very wild, very risky areas.

whereas the police label the desert mauling an unintended demise, Cordi realizes that the robbery of her disks is by some means regarding the physique present in the woods. She needs to unsnarl the mess if she is to salvage her educational profession. Cordi's athletically inventive and hair-raising strategies to lethal encounters continue he one stumble sooner than a assassin as she follows a direction plagued by reasons. yet not anything can arrange her for the ultimate stunning twist that leaves her with a wrenching obstacle ― person who not anyone with a moral sense must have to face.

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Download E-books Nightmare Alley (New York Review Books Classics) PDF

By William Lindsay Gresham

Nightmare Alley begins with a rare description of a freak-show geek—alcoholic and abject and the thing of the voyeuristic crowd’s gleeful disgust and derision—going approximately his paintings at a county reasonable. younger Stan Carlisle is operating as a carny, and he wonders how a guy may well fall so low. There’s no method in hell, he vows, that whatever like that might ever occur to him.

And on account that Stan is shrewdpermanent and bold and never with out a worthwhile streak of ruthlessness, quickly adequate he’s going areas. Onstage he performs the mentalist with a lovely bimbo (before lengthy his harried wife), then he graduates to full-blown spiritualist, catering to the wishes of the wealthy and gullible of their well-upholstered houses. It seems like the area is Stan’s for the taking. not less than for now.

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Download E-books A Deadly Cliché (A Books by the Bay Mystery, Book 2) PDF

By Ellery Adams

Whereas strolling her poodle, Olivia Limoges discovers a lifeless physique buried within the sand. may possibly or not it's hooked up to the weird burglaries plaguing Oyster Bay, North Carolina? At each crime scene, the thieves organize ordinary tableaus: a stick of butter with a knife via it, dolls with silver spoons of their mouths, a deck of playing cards with a lacking queen. Olivia realizes every one setup represents a cliché. And who higher to decode the cliché clues than her Bayside e-book Writers team?

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Download E-books The Private Practice of Michael Shayne (Mike Shayne, Book 2) PDF

By Brett Halliday

For the sake of his buddies, Mike Shayne tangles with blackmailers—and a murderer

The day he met Phyllis Brighton, Mike Shayne stored her from leaping out a window— and he has been rescuing her ever considering the fact that. First he helped her beat a homicide wrap; now he’s attempting to pry her clear of the sleaziest attorney in Dade County: Harry Grange. A mouthpiece for each criminal in Miami, Grange is working a blackmail racket whilst Shayne sees him with Phyllis on his arm at a neighborhood playing corridor. Shayne warns his pal to ditch her crooked beau, yet she is just too proud to take his suggestion. regrettably for her, the connection will finish with murder.
 
Shayne will get the decision simply after he will get again to his workplace. Harry Grange has been came across lifeless at the sands of Miami seashore. Even worse, Shayne’s gun is lacking and his buddy Larry Kincaid can have used it to gun down the blackmailing attorney. to save lots of his acquaintances, Mike Shayne must outsmart the cleverest killer on the town.

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By Jacqueline Winspear

10th Anniversary variation with a distinct Afterword through the author

Maisie Dobbs bought her commence as a maid in an aristocratic London family while she used to be 13. Her corporation, suffragette woman Rowan Compton, quickly grew to become her buyer, taking the remarkably shiny child lower than her wing. woman Rowan's buddy, Maurice Blanche, frequently retained as an investigator via the ecu elite, famous Maisie’s intuitive presents and helped her earn admission to the distinguished Girton university in Cambridge, the place Maisie deliberate to accomplish her education.
 
The outbreak of battle replaced every little thing. Maisie informed as a nurse, then left for France to serve on the entrance, the place she found—and lost—an very important a part of herself. Ten years after the Armistice, within the spring of 1929, Maisie units out on her personal as a personal investigator, person who has realized that coincidences are significant, and fact elusive. Her first actual case contains suspected infidelity yet finds whatever very different.
 
In the aftermath of the good struggle, a former officer has based a operating farm often called The Retreat, that acts as a convalescent shelter for ex-soldiers too shattered to renew basic existence. whilst destiny brings Maisie a moment case regarding The Retreat, she needs to eventually confront the ghost that has haunted her for over a decade.

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