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Produkt-Bild: The Outsider (English Edition)

The Outsider (English Edition) von Stephen King

Kindle Edition von Hodder & Stoughton

Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2018
Produktgruppe Kindle eBooks & ePaper
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Kurzbeschreibung

When an eleven-year-old boy is found murdered in a town park, reliable eyewitnesses undeniably point to the town's popular Little League coach, Terry Maitland, as the culprit. DNA evidence and fingerprints confirm the crime was committed by this well-loved family man.

Horrified by the brutal killing, Detective Ralph Anderson, whose own son was once coached by Maitland, orders the suspect to be arrested in a public spectacle. But Maitland has an alibi. And further research confirms he was indeed out of town that day.

As Anderson and the District Attorney trace the clues, the investigation expands from Ohio to Texas. And as horrifying answers begin to emerge, so King's propulsive story of almost unbearable suspense kicks into high gear.

Terry Maitland seems like a nice guy but there is one rock-hard fact, as unassailable as gravity: a man cannot be in two places at the same time. Can he?

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Portnoy's Complaint (Vintage Blue) von Philip Roth

Kindle Edition von Vintage Digital

Erscheinungsdatum: Sept. 2010, Auflage: New Ed
Produktgruppe Kindle eBooks & ePaper
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Kurzbeschreibung

Pulitzer award-winning author Philip Roth?s iconic and sensational novel about sex, psychoanalysis and growing up

Portnoy's Complaint n. [after Alexander Portnoy (1933-)]:A disorder in which strongly-felt ethical and altruistic impulses are perpetually warring with extreme sexual longings, often of a perverse nature.

Portnoy?s Complaint, arguably Philip Roth?s best-known novel, tells the tale of young Jewish lawyer Alexander Portnoy and his scandalous sexual confessions to his psychiatrist. As narrated by Portnoy, he takes the reader on a journey through his childhood to adolescence to present day while articulating his sexual desire, frustration and neurosis in shockingly candid ways. Hysterically funny and daringly intimate, Portnoy?s Complaint was an immediate bestseller upon its publication and elevated Roth to an international literary celebrity.

?The most outrageously funny book about sex written?Portnoy's Complaint is still a masterclass in how to get beneath the skin of sexuality. Has any other novel managed it quite so well?? Guardian

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Produkt-Bild: Dying Truth: A completely gripping crime thriller (Detective Kim Stone Crime Thriller Series Book 8) (English Edition)

Dying Truth: A completely gripping crime thriller (Detective Kim Stone Crime Thriller Series Book 8) (English Edition) von Angela Marsons

Kindle Edition von Bookouture

Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2018
Produktgruppe Kindle eBooks & ePaper
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Kurzbeschreibung

How far would you go to protect your darkest secrets?

When teenager Sadie Winter jumps from the roof of her school, her death is ruled as suicide ? a final devastating act from a troubled girl. But then the broken body of a young boy is discovered at the same school and it?s clear to Detective Kim Stone that these deaths are not tragic accidents.

As Kim and her team begin to unravel a dark web of secrets, one of the teachers could hold the key to the truth. Yet just as she is about to break her silence, she is found dead.

With more children?s lives at risk, Kim has to consider the unthinkable - whether a fellow pupil could be responsible for the murders. Investigating the psychology of children that kill brings the detective into contact with her former adversary, Dr Alex Thorne? the sociopath who has made it her life?s work to destroy Kim.

Desperate to catch the killer, Kim finds a link between the recent murders and an initiation prank that happened at the school decades earlier. But saving these innocent lives comes at a cost ? and one of Kim?s own might pay the ultimate price.

The utterly addictive new crime thriller from the Number One bestselling author ? you will be gripped until the final shocking twist.

Readers are loving Dying Truth:

?Possibly the best in the Kim Stone series yet!...Dying Truth gives us an abundance of secrets, lies and intimidation?She will have you gasping, crying and reeling in shock as she draws you in and spits you out broken at the other end! You have been warned!? (5 stars) Chapter In My Life

?Wow! What a book! Absolutely addictive and emotional. This book left me with a heavy heart?There are so many police procedurals out there?nothing has impressed me as much as this one? This will definitely be one of my favorites this year.? (5 stars) A Sip of Book over Coffee

?Just wow. This is police procedural at its best?It is complex, intriguing, and the writing hooked me in completely. I read the majority of this book in a few short hours not pausing for breath? (5 stars) Rachel?s Random Reads

?Love love love Kim Stone?I read this book in one sitting, and it just kept me guessing till the end?another 5* read from Angela Marsons.? (5 stars) Goodreads Reviewer

?Grabbed me from the very first page with an ingenious plot and storyline, you are on one hell of a rollercoaster ride?LOVE LOVE LOVED this fabulous novel?roll on the next in the series, I CANNOT WAIT!!!? (5 stars) Goodreads Reviewer

?5 Bloody Beautiful Stars! How can I talk about this book when my heart is in my throat?...I was captivated?Did I mention the ending? God, my palms were actually sweating as that played out.? (5 stars) Goodreads Reviewer

?Wow this book was bloody brilliant, I loved it. I was on the edge of my seat hanging on to every word. It was full of tension and suspense and I couldn?t put it down.? (5 stars) Bonnie?s Book Talk

?These books just keep getting better and better!?The ending was so exciting I really had to hold my breath whilst I was reading?I am now waiting eagerly for the next book in the series!!? (5 stars) Goodreads Reviewer

?A gripping and tense read and by the end I was an emotional wreck?Without a doubt my new favourite book in the series.? (5 stars) By The Letter Book Reviews

?Addictive, fast-paced and intriguing and the storytelling is absolutely superb?As for the final few pages, well suffice it to say they hold the most unexpected and jaw-dropping twist of all.? (5 stars) Goodreads Reviewer

?I am truly at a loss for words with this one, meaning it was beyond brilliant and going straight to my favorites. If you have to pick one series to read, make it Kim Stone.? (5 stars) Goodreads Reviewer

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Pond Scum (Darkthorn Book 1) (English Edition) von Michael Lilly

Kindle Edition von Vulpine Press

Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2018
Produktgruppe Kindle eBooks & ePaper
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Kurzbeschreibung

My name is Jeremy Thorn, and I?m a serial killer.

Jeremy ?Remy? Thorn is a detective from a small town in Oregon. He does his job well and keeps to himself. A past of trauma and abuse, and a compulsive need for balance have shaped him into the person he is today: a decisive, effective killer.

His routine is simple but trustworthy.

Step one: Find two targets. The first, an abomination of a human being whose only contribution to the world is as fertilizer. The second, a detriment to society, perhaps a sidekick or accessory.

Step two: Kill the first. Frame the second.

Easy.

After his latest, and most personal kill, all seems to be going well. He makes it home by morning and continues with his plan as normal, with each perfectly timed maneuver all mapped out. But to his horror, he finds that the man he was trying to frame?a hotshot detective from a major nearby city?has been called in to work the case. And what?s worse ? he?s privy to the truth.


"Michael Lilly's first novel, Pond Scum, is distinguished by fine writing, a compelling story and well- wrought characters. An auspicious debut."
Michael Nava, author of the Henry Rios novels

"Pond Scum is gripping reading...Nice twist to the serial killer/cop story. Pond Scum is definitely one to look out for."
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Produkt-Bild: The Punishment She Deserves: A Lynley Novel

The Punishment She Deserves: A Lynley Novel von Elizabeth George

Kindle Edition von Viking

Erscheinungsdatum: März 2018
Produktgruppe Kindle eBooks & ePaper
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Kurzbeschreibung

Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley are forced to confront the past as they try to solve a crime that threatens to tear apart the very fabric of a quiet, historic medieval town in England

The cozy, bucolic town of Ludlow is stunned when one of its most revered and respected citizens--Ian Druitt, the local deacon--is accused of a serious crime. Then, while in police custody, Ian is found dead. Did he kill himself? Or was he murdered?

When Barbara Havers is sent to Ludlow to investigate the chain of events that led to Ian's death, all the evidence points to suicide. But Barbara can't shake the feeling that she's missing something. She decides to take a closer look at the seemingly ordinary inhabitants of Ludlow--mainly elderly retirees and college students--and discovers that almost everyone in town has something to hide.

A masterful work of suspense, The Punishment She Deserves sets Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Inspector Thomas Lynley against one of their most intricate cases. Fans of the longtime series will love the many characters from Elizabeth George's previous novels who join Lynley and Havers, and readers new to the series will quickly see why she is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed writers of our time. Both a page-turner and a deeply complex story about the lies we tell, the lies we believe, and the redemption we need, this novel will be remembered as one of George's best.

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Produkt-Bild: Ready Player One

Ready Player One von Ernest Cline

Kindle Edition von Cornerstone Digital

Erscheinungsdatum: August 2011
Produktgruppe Kindle eBooks & ePaper
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Kurzbeschreibung

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY STEVEN SPIELBERG

**A world at stake. A quest for the ultimate prize. Are you ready?**

In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. The only time Wade Watts really feels alive is when he?s jacked into the OASIS, a vast virtual world where most of humanity spends their days.

When the eccentric creator of the OASIS dies, he leaves behind a series of fiendish puzzles, based on his obsession with the pop culture of decades past. Whoever is first to solve them will inherit his vast fortune ? and control of the OASIS itself.

Then Wade cracks the first clue. Suddenly he?s beset by rivals who?ll kill to take this prize. The race is on ? and the only way to survive is to win.


?Wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut? Independent

?Part intergalactic scavenger hunt, part romance, and all heart? CNN

?Ernest Cline?s novel deserves to be a modern classic? SciFiNow

?Gorgeously geeky, superbly entertaining, this really is a spectacularly successful debut? Daily Mail


This book has been published with two different covers and may be delivered with either cover. Please rest assured that regardless of the cover, the content of the book is the same.

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Produkt-Bild: From Garden To Grave (The Leafy Hollow Mysteries Book 1) (English Edition)

From Garden To Grave (The Leafy Hollow Mysteries Book 1) (English Edition) von Rickie Blair

Kindle Edition von Barkley Books

Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2017
Produktgruppe Kindle eBooks & ePaper
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Kurzbeschreibung

Murder. It?s a perennial problem.

Verity Hawkes is a shut-in. After two years bunkered in her apartment, the only thing that gets her out is the disappearance of her beloved but eccentric aunt. As she takes over her aunt?s landscaping shop, she?ll need to go from hoarder to horticulturist in a hurry?

Her new home of Leafy Hollow is quaint, except for her most obnoxious client. When a series of freak accidents kills the customer, all signs point to Verity as the killer.

The hunt for answers is on, and Verity must question a tipsy carpenter, a bacon-peddling vegan restaurateur, and her dreamy landscaping competitor to keep her new life afloat. Failure to find the truth could put her back in a confined space for much more than two years?

From Garden to Grave is the first book in a series of delightfully funny cozy mysteries. If you like lovably quirky characters, deceptively idyllic Canadian villages, and twists you won?t see coming, then you?ll love Rickie Blair?s Leafy Hollow Mysteries series.

Buy From Garden To Grave to plant a new seed of mystery today!

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Produkt-Bild: The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher)

The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher) von Lee Child

Kindle Edition von Transworld Digital

Erscheinungsdatum: November 2017
Produktgruppe Kindle eBooks & ePaper
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Kurzbeschreibung

THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER NOW A RICHARD & JUDY BOOKCLUB 2018 PICK
Jack Reacher is having a bad day.
It would be a dumb idea to make it worse.
Reacher sees a West Point class ring in a pawn shop window. It?s tiny. It's a woman cadet?s graduation present to herself. Why would she give it up? Reacher was a West Pointer too, and he knows what she went through to get it.
All he wants is to find the woman.
He?ll have to go through bikers, cops, crooks, and low-life muscle.
If she?s ok, he?ll walk away. If she?s not ? he?ll stop at nothing.
Best advice: stay out of his way.

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Produkt-Bild: MURDER AT WORK a gripping crime mystery full of twists (English Edition)

MURDER AT WORK a gripping crime mystery full of twists (English Edition) von FAITH MARTIN

Kindle Edition von Joffe Books crime, thriller and mystery

Erscheinungsdatum: April 2018
Produktgruppe Kindle eBooks & ePaper
Zoom ± Produkt-Bild: MURDER AT WORK a gripping crime mystery full of twists (English Edition)

Kurzbeschreibung

Looking for a brilliant best-selling murder mystery with a feisty female detective?

Meet DI HILLARY GREENE, a policewoman struggling to save her career and catch criminals.

Hillary will retire in a few weeks. But can her boss get Hillary to change her mind by putting her on a murder investigation?

The victim is found dead with his head bashed in with a piece of wood. Michael Ivers was a gambler and a notorious womaniser. He had few friends and there is a long list of people who might have wanted him dead.

Hillary wants to solve her final case as a police officer and she has just days left to find out who killed him. To add to her problems, her old enemy, ex-Sergeant Frank Ross is back on the scene and is a prime suspect.

This is a crime mystery full of well-observed characters, which will have you gripped from start to the absolutely thrilling conclusion.

MURDER AT WORK is the eleventh in a series of page-turning crime thrillers set in Oxfordshire.

THE LOCATION
A small industrial/business unit on the outskirts of a large market town. It has six units, including a scrap-metal yard, a builders? yard, a shoe warehouse, a newspaper delivery depot, a garden supplies unit and an auto repair shop. Modern but unattractive, it is a small working community, where everyone knows everyone else, and most workers eat in a small on-site café.

THE DETECTIVE
DI Hillary Greene
An attractive woman in her forties, Hillary Greene is a police officer of many years? experience, and came up through the ranks. Consequently, she knows how the system works, and is fiercely loyal to the force without being blinkered to its faults. Popular with the rank and file for her no-nonsense attitude and competence.

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A REVISED EDITION OF A BOOK FIRST PUBLISHED AS ?A NARROW EXIT.?

DI HILLARY GREENE SERIES
BOOK 1: MURDER ON THE OXFORD CANAL
BOOK 2: MURDER AT THE UNIVERSITY
BOOK 3: MURDER OF THE BRIDE
BOOK 4: MURDER IN THE VILLAGE
BOOK 5: MURDER IN THE FAMILY
BOOK 6: MURDER AT HOME
BOOK 7: MURDER IN THE MEADOW
BOOK 8: MURDER IN THE MANSION
BOOK 9: MURDER IN THE GARDEN
BOOK 10: MURDER BY FIRE
BOOK 11: MURDER AT WORK
BOOK 12: MURDER NEVER RETIRES

THIS IS NOT HILLARY?S LAST CASE. SHE WILL RETURN TO INVESTIGATE MORE FIENDISH CRIMES.

Books 13-17 coming soon!
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releases.

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Produkt-Bild: The Fallen (Amos Decker series Book 4) (English Edition)

The Fallen (Amos Decker series Book 4) (English Edition) von David Baldacci

Kindle Edition von Macmillan

Erscheinungsdatum: April 2018, Auflage: Main Market
Produktgruppe Kindle eBooks & ePaper
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Kurzbeschreibung

Amos Decker, David Baldacci's unique special agent with the gift of a remarkable memory, returns in The Fallen.

Small towns which have seen better times are not unusual. But the mysterious events in Baronville, Pennsylvania, are raising the highly-tuned antennae of agent Amos Decker and his FBI partner, Alex Jamison. What was supposed to be a relaxing vacation turns into a murder investigation when two bodies are found in a nearby deserted house.

With the body count rising, Decker and Jamison dig deep to uncover a sinister truth in Baronville, which could be the canary in the coalmine for the rest of the country.

But even the duo?s skills and Amos Decker?s infallible memory may not be enough to save this town, or them, from becoming the next victims.

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