A SUITABLE VENGEANCE

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A Suitable Vengeance

Author : Elizabeth George
ISBN : 9781848942714
Genre : Fiction
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Inspector Thomas Lynley, 8th Earl of Asherton, feels some trepidation as he introduces his bride-to-be to his mother at the ancestral home of Howenstow in Cornwall. But Lynley's private concerns are soon forgotten as the brutal murder of a local journalist requires him to focus on the professional, rather than the personal. The investigation tears apart powerful ties of love and friendship, shattering the tranquillity of the picturesque Cornish community and exposing a long-buried family secret. Its consequences irrevocably alter the course of Thomas Lynley's life.
Category: Fiction

Vengeance Is Mine

Author : William W. Johnstone
ISBN : 9780786037896
Genre : Fiction
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William W. Johnstone is legend in contemporary fiction. From his towering westerns to his edgy thrillers, Johnstone captures the true American spirit. Now, in this blockbuster new novel torn from today's headlines, Johnstone puts us on the frontlines of a new war: for the borders of America itself. Vengeance Is Mine They've already started coming across. The drug dealers and the petty criminals. The terrorists and the parasites. For one man on the West Texas border, the time to stand against them is now. John Howard Stark, a Vietnam vet whose family has worked their ranch for generations, has set off a trip wire--and an ambush has exploded all around him. A Columbian drug cartel commander, with the help of an ex-special forces hit man and his own deadly army, has killed three Americans--including Stark's uncle and his neighbor--and will slaughter anyone else who stands in his way. The local law is in his pocket and the Border Patrol is powerless to help. Now John Howard Stark is about to wage a one-man war. And he's got the best kind of reason to fight to the death. But for this American, there's one thing more dangerous than the enemies slithering across the border--and that's the second enemy standing behind his back: His own government. . . William W. Johnstone is the USA Today bestselling author of over 130 books, including the popular Ashes, Mountain Man, and Last Gunfighter series.
Category: Fiction

The Mystery Fancier

Author : William F. Deeck
ISBN : 9780941028110
Genre : Detective and mystery stories
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A bibliography of various mystery novels published between November 1976 and Fall 1992.
Category: Detective and mystery stories

The Inspector Lynley Collection Books 1 4

Author : Elizabeth George
ISBN : 9781444779066
Genre : Fiction
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In the very first Inspector Lynley novel, A GREAT DELIVERANCE, Lynley and DS Barbara Havers are sent by Scotland Yard to solve a gruesome murder where they uncover a series of shocking revelations that shatter the façade of the peaceful Yorkshire village. In PAYMENT IN BLOOD, Inspector Lynley faces the most testing case of his career in an isolated Scottish mansion where a famous playwright is savagely murdered - one of the suspects is Lady Helen Clyde, the woman Lynley loves. WELL SCHOOLED IN MURDER is set in an old and distinguished public school. The body of a brilliant young pupil is discovered in a country churchyard. Hampered by the code of honour and loyalty that prevail, Inspector Thomas Lynley and Barbara Havers discover within the confines of that privileged community a culture of cruelty that stretches back across the generations. In A SUITABLE VENGEANCE, Inspector Lynley investigation into the brutal murder of a local journalist tears apart powerful ties of love and friendship, shattering the tranquillity of the picturesque Cornish community and exposing a long-buried family secret. Its consequences irrevocably alter the course of Thomas Lynley's life.
Category: Fiction

A Great Deliverance

Author : Elizabeth George
ISBN : 9781848942684
Genre : Fiction
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Fat, unlovely Roberta Teys is found beside her father's headless corpse, wearing her best dress and with an axe in her lap. Her first words are: 'I did it. And I am not sorry' and she refuses to say more. Inspector Thomas Lynley and DS Barbara Havers are sent by Scotland Yard to solve this particularly gruesome murder. And as they navigate their way around a dark labyrinth of secret scandals and appalling crimes, they uncover a series of shocking revelations that shatter the façade of the peaceful Yorkshire village.
Category: Fiction

The Edge Of Nowhere

Author : Elizabeth George
ISBN : 9781444719987
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Becca King and her mother are on the run from her stepfather who has used Becca's talent for hearing 'whispers' to make a large and illegal sum of money. Now their options for safety are running out. In the town of Langley on Whidbey Island, Becca finds refuge in the home of her mother's childhood friend while her mother continues on to Canada in search of safety. But on her first day in town Becca meets sixteen years old Derric Nyombe Matheson a Ugandan orphan who was adopted as a ten-year-old by the town's Deputy Sheriff. Derric has a secret that no one on Whidbey Island knows. Derric and Becca form an un-severable bond. Becca is convinced that she's the only person who can truly help him, and just maybe Derric can convince Becca that life is too short to live on the run.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Well Schooled In Murder

Author : Elizabeth George
ISBN : 0553904868
Genre : Fiction
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When thirteen-year-old Matthew Whately goes missing from Bredgar Chambers, a prestigious public school in the heart of West Sussex, aristocratic Inspector Thomas Lynley receives a call for help from the lad's housemaster, who also happens to be an old school chum. Thus, the inspector, his partner, Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers, and forensic scientist Simon Allcourt-St. James find themselves once again outside their jurisdiction and deeply involved in the search for a child—and then, tragically, for a child killer. Questioning prefects, teachers, and pupils closest to the dead boy, Lynley and Havers sense that something extraordinarily evil is going on behind Bredgar Chambers's cloistered walls. But as they begin to unlock the secrets of this closed society, the investigation into Matthew's death leads them perilously close to their own emotional wounds—and blinds them to the signs of another murder in the making....
Category: Fiction

Playing For The Ashes

Author : Elizabeth George
ISBN : 0553905473
Genre : Fiction
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"The story begins with my father, actually, and the fact that I'm the one who's answerable for his death. It was not my first crime, as you will see, but it is the one my mother couldn't forgive." In her astonishing New York Times bestseller, acclaimed author Elizabeth George reveals the even darker truth behind this startling confession. Playing for the Ashes is a rich tale of passion, murder and love in which Inspector Thomas Lynley and Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers once again find themselves embroiled in a case where nothing--and no one--is really what it seems. Intense, suspenseful and brilliantly written, Playing for the Ashes will make readers "search out the sleuthing pair's first six adventures...a treasure," as Cosmopolitan predicted in their review. From the Paperback edition.
Category: Fiction

The Armchair Detective

Author : Allen J. Hubin
ISBN : PSU:000052236174
Genre : Detective and mystery stories
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Category: Detective and mystery stories