Filo de sable (Spanish Edition) by Jordi Sierra I Fabra

By Jordi Sierra I Fabra

—Cabrón hijo de puta... —suspiró Hilario.

—Se le fue l. a. mano.

—Viva España —susurró sin énfasis.

—La mató y le entró el pánico.

—O le provocó una hemorragia. Ella se desgarró en su maldito juego de violación y los angeles dejó morir, por no llamar a un médico.

Filo de sable es un absorbente mystery policiaco que recrea l. a. turbia Barcelona franquista de los sesenta. Con una trama implacable, el nuevo caso del comisario Hilario Soler, tras La muerte del censor, ilumina algunas de las sombras más oscuras de nuestra historia reciente.

Ejecutado. En medio de l. a. calle. Un charco de sangre en el suelo y un agujero de bala en los angeles nuca. Pero los angeles policía no encuentra ningún casquillo, es obra de un profesional. Hilario Soler, el investigador insobornable, el hombre honesto que incomoda superiores y compañeros, se encarga del caso: l. a. víctima period el chófer de uno de los generales retirados más destacados del régimen. Prueba a prueba, indicio a indicio, una negative sospecha se abrirá paso ante los ojos incrédulos de los investigadores. Una sospecha tan insoslayable como peligrosa y repulsiva.

Jordi Sierra i Fabra (Barcelona, 1947) es uno de los escritores más prolíficos en lengua castellana. Publicó su primer libro en 1972, ha escrito más de cuatrocientas obras y ha ganado casi forty premios literarios a ambos lados del Atlántico. En 2004 creó los angeles Fundació Jordi Sierra i Fabra, en Barcelona, y l. a. Fundación Taller de Letras Jordi Sierra i Fabra en Medellín, Colombia, como culminación de toda una carrera y de su compromiso ético y social.

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Das Geheimnis der Lady Audley: Ein viktorianischer Krimi by Mary Elizabeth Braddon,Anja Marschall

By Mary Elizabeth Braddon,Anja Marschall

Ein Londoner Anwalt versucht, den Mord an seinem Freund aufzuklären, doch die wunderschöne woman Audley will dies mit allen Mitteln verhindern. Ihm wird schnell klar, dass girl Audley ein dunkles Geheimnis hütet. Um den Mörder seines Freundes finden zu können, muss er es lüften. Ein spannendes Katz-und-Maus-Spiel beginnt zwischen dem jungen Mann und der mysteriösen Frau.

Hochgelobt von den damaligen Kritikern erlebte "Lady Audley's mystery" bereits im Jahr seines Erscheinens, 1862, einen bis dahin unerreichten Erfolg. Braddons Buch wurde übersetzt, verfilmt und auf die Theaterbühnen der Welt gebracht.

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El imperio de los leones (Spanish Edition) by Sebastián Bennasar

By Sebastián Bennasar

En 1972 Jean Neige y su banda preparan el golpe que los tiene que consolidar como uno de los grupos criminales más peligrosos de Francia. Pero hacerse con el keep an eye on de l. a. mafia en Lyon es un largo camino de sangre que justo han empezado a recorrer y que los conducirá a urbanizar l. a. Costa Brava, controlar los angeles prostitución de media Europa y también el tráfico de hachís, entre otras cosas. los angeles banda, siempre con un pie en sus negocios ilegales y otro en los de dudosa reputación como l. a. construcción, en el 2006 se ve en una encrucijada. ¿Podrá el hijo de Neige, el heredero,mantener el extended family en l. a. cima del poder? Con esta historia, inspirada en algunos de los clanes mafiosos franceses que han operado en nuestro país desde los años setenta hasta hoy, el autor se zambulle en lo más profundo del alma humana con una obra clave del género negro contemporáneo.

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Zeit der Finsternis. Ein Fall für Emmanuel Cooper (Ariadne by Malla Nunn,Else Laudan,B. Szelinski

By Malla Nunn,Else Laudan,B. Szelinski

Im zutiefst korrupten Apartheidstaat Südafrika 1953: Detective Sergeant Emmanuel Cooper hat sich nach Johannesburg versetzen lassen, um hier mit seiner heimlichen Familie ein Doppelleben zu führen, von dem keiner seiner Kollegen etwas ahnen darf, schon gar nicht sein argwöhnischer Vorgesetzter Lieutenant Walter Mason. Andernfalls droht Cooper Berufsverbot und Gefängnis, ganz zu schweigen von den Repressalien, die seine farbige Frau und ihre kleine Tochter zu erwarten hätten: Die Rassentrennungsgesetze sind gnadenlos. Er muss additionally extrem behutsam lavieren.

Als im Villenviertel ein weißes Ehepaar überfallen wird, geraten seine Loyalitäten auf den Prüfstand. Cooper kann nicht glauben, dass Constable Shabalalas Sohn ein Raubmörder sein soll. Doch für seine Kollegen ist der Fall klar: Wenn ein weißes Mädchen einen Zulu-Jungen beschuldigt, gibt es kein Zweifeln. Schon gar nicht direkt vor der Urlaubszeit. Cooper wird kurzerhand kaltgestellt. Und riskiert alles.

Malla Nunns Romane aus dem Herzen einer repressiven, zutiefst patriarchalen Kolonialgesellschaft kombinieren das unbeschwerte Vergnügen fulminanter historischer Kriminal¬romane – historische Genauigkeit, stringente Plotführung und mitreißend geschilderte Auseinandersetzungen – mit tiefen Einsichten über die paintings, wie Menschen sich in Gesellschaft positionieren, worauf sie mit Angst, mit Anpassung, mit Aggression oder mit gesteigerter Kompetenzbildung reagieren. Das ist große Literatur, mitten im Genre.

»Nunn ist eine Meisterin darin, die Unterdrückung noch in der leisesten Körpersprache darzustellen. Eine starke Schreibe, aus der der Duft der Regenzeit des südlichen Afrikas aufsteigt.« Christiane Müller-Lohbeck, taz

»Behutsam, fein und klug: Nunn.« KrimiZEIT-Bestenliste

»Ein zutiefst fesselndes und hypnotisches Leseerlebnis, getränkt mit der Atmosphäre Südafrikas in den 1950ern.« Mike Nicol, Autor der Rache-Trilogie

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The Wayward Preacher: Amazing Gracie Mystery by Fay Risner

By Fay Risner

Locked Rock, Iowa has a brand new preacher. Gracie Evans makes a decision the fellow is much too younger and green to be a preacher for aged voters set of their methods. even if, she admits he wasn't too undesirable at preaching a sermon. It was once whilst he stated sturdy bye after church to the congregation, Gracie objected to his familiarity with the single girls as they filed out. He latched onto each one younger woman's hand and saved her speaking to him so long as he notion he may well escape with it. Gracie complained his habit wasn't seemly, yet Melinda did not want to listen to her undesirable mouth the preacher. She stated so what if he was once spouse looking. not anything improper with that. Gracie did not intend to drop her opinion so simply. She vowed to maintain a watch at the preacher to maintain him from creating a idiot out of the younger ladies on the town. a few mysterious issues all started taking place after Preacher Mayfield arrived that will turn out Gracie correct. a couple of younger women whispered between their friends and family that their pantaloons disappeared from their bedrooms within the evening. more odd but, pricey porcelain dolls have been discovered at the porches of the younger girls the preacher flirted with. Dolls that seemed like the younger women. All facts to Gracie that the town's preacher's earlier may be checked. She simply should be correct approximately him being a Wayward Preacher.

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The Purple Flame and Other Detective Stories by Frederick Irving Anderson,Benjamin F. Fisher

By Frederick Irving Anderson,Benjamin F. Fisher

Frederick Irving Anderson (1877-1947) has proven might be the best mastery of the yank brief detective tale . . . in ingenuity, command of plot, and the conscientiously built-in backgrounds of his paintings. So wrote the good secret critic and historian, Howard Haycraft, in 1941. Ellery Queen extra that his type is wealthy intimately and double-rich in expression. a lot of his tales happen in long island urban throughout the Twenties and the Nineteen Thirties, they usually characteristic the manhunter Deputy Parr and the ;extinct writer, Oliver Armiston, who stopped writing creative crime tales simply because criminals have been copying his gimmicks. The publication is edited and brought by means of the Anderson professional (and Poe scholar), Benjamin F. Fisher. this can be the thirty-eighth quantity in Crippen & Landru misplaced Classics sequence formerly uncollected detective and secret tales by way of nice writers of the previous. the canopy is by way of Gail go, tailored from a 1935 picture of latest York urban via Berenice Abbott for the WPA.

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Marked to Die (Bradecote and Catchpoll) by Sarah Hawkswood

By Sarah Hawkswood

October 1143. His job dispatched, a mysterious archer melts again into the woodland leaving a pile of corpses in his wake. The lord Sheriff of Worcester can't forget about the sort of brazen assault at the salt highway from Wich, nor the loss of life of a nobleman within the mistaken position on the mistaken time. And so Hugh Bradecote and Serjeant Catchpoll are dispatched to seek an elusive killer and his gang, and placed a cease to the mounting attacks.

But it isn't effortless to get the culprits of their attractions with a reeve prepared to maintain his place in any respect charges, a lord together with his personal ends to serve and a distrusting and vengeful widow to whom Bradecote is more and more attracted.

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Season of Iron: A Rebecca Temple Mystery by Sylvia Maultash Warsh

By Sylvia Maultash Warsh

Short-listed for the 2007 ReLit Award

the latest Dr. Rebecca Temple publication is determined alternately in 1979 Toronto and Thirties Berlin. In Toronto, Rebecca follows a path that starts off whilst Birdie, the schizophrenic homeless lady she is attempting to aid, is killed. From the German fencing teacher in whose yard Birdie lived to the Egyptian doctor on the town to speak up the hot drug he's constructing from snake venom, not anyone is who they seem like. unusually, the 2 males appear to recognize one another, even if neither will say how.

Alternating chapters stick to a Jewish kin, the Eisenbaums, in the course of the Nazi upward thrust to strength and the sluggish stripping away of the rights of Jews in Germany. The youngest baby, Frederika, turns into a physician opposed to all odds. yet because the Nazi grip tightens, she loses definitely the right to perform and is eventually despatched to a focus camp. Rebecca’s and Frederika’s tales attach within the startling conclusion.

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Death of an Unsung Hero: A Mystery (Lady Montfort Mystery by Tessa Arlen

By Tessa Arlen

Lady Montfort and her pragmatic housekeeper Mrs. Jackson examine a homicide of a WWI officer with amnesia within the 20th-century English countryside.

Building at the good fortune of her final 3 mysteries within the similar sequence, Tessa Arlen returns us to an identical universe in Death of an Unsung Hero with extra secrets and techniques, intrigue, and captivating descriptions of the English countryside.

In 1916, the area is at conflict and the full of life woman Montfort has persuaded her husband to provide the dower apartment to the struggle workplace as an auxiliary health facility for officials getting better from shell-shock with their redoubtable housekeeper Mrs. Jackson contributing to the battle attempt because the hospital’s quartermaster.

regardless of the hospital’s luck, the farming group of Haversham, led through the Monfort’s neighbor Sir Winchell Meacham, doesn't approve of a country-house clinic for males they think about to be cowards. while Sir Evelyn Bray, one of many sufferers, is located mendacity face down within the backyard together with his head bashed in, either girl Montfort and Mrs. Jackson have each cause to worry that the struggle workplace will shut their medical institution. once more the 2 ladies unite their different skills to find who might have cause to homicide a battle hero struggling with amnesia.

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Alcazar, ultimo spettacolo (Italian Edition) by Stefania Nardini

By Stefania Nardini

È il 1939, sono scattate le leggi razziali, Marsiglia è una città italiana: napoletani, siciliani, piemontesi fuggono dal fascismo e dalla reputation. Alcuni organizzano l. a. Resistenza, altri gestiscono ogni sorta di traffico, dal parmigiano alla cocaina, dalle armi alla prostituzione. Da Napoli parte una nave con a bordo una compagnia teatrale. Capocomico Silvana Landi, detta anche “l’emula di Fregoli”, trasformista internazionale. Con lei l’amico del cuore Gino Santoni in arte Cordera, omosessuale che si esibisce in scena vestito da donna. “Pioggia di stelle” è lo spettacolo che l. a. compagnia dovrà rappresentare all’Alcazar, il mitico teatro dove sono passate le più importanti stelle del mondo, ma un episodio misterioso turba il normale svolgimento delle repliche. Dopo settant’anni, los angeles Marsiglia raccontata da Jean Claude Izzo lascia balenare sotto le luci dell’Alcazar un colpo di scena che avrebbe potuto cambiare l. a. storia.

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