Read e-book online Murder by Proxy (The Mike Shayne Mysteries Book 41) PDF

A appealing girl vanishes whereas on holiday in Miami, and it’s as much as Mike Shayne to discover her

while Ellen Harris leaves manhattan for her 2-week journey to Miami, her husband playfully reminds her to be cautious. In a urban recognized for playboys, personal loan sharks, and gigolos, a stunning lady can locate trouble—and Ellen desires the entire difficulty she will get. even if she adores her husband, she intends to celebrate, and that suggests flirting with each guy she sees, from bellhops to bartenders and everybody in among. From all outward appearances, it feels like she plans to have a unique guy in her room each evening she’s there, however the first actual morning, the maid unearths her mattress undisturbed.
 
Ellen’s husband arrives five days later, wanting to discover why his spouse hasn’t been answering his calls. She hasn’t been noticeable on the resort given that simply after checking in, and the single guy who can song her down is Miami’s hardest detective: Mike Shayne.
 
Murder by way of Proxy is the forty third publication within the Mike Shayne Mysteries, yet you could get pleasure from examining the sequence in any order.
 

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Download e-book for iPad: Even the Wicked: A Matthew Scudder Novel (Matthew Scudder by Lawrence Block

By Lawrence Block

ISBN-10: 0380725347

ISBN-13: 9780380725342

ISBN-10: 0688141811

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Matthew Scudder understands that justice is an elusive commodity within the huge urban, the place a risk free guy could be shot useless in a public position criminals fly loose via holes in a tattered felony approach. yet now a vigilante is roaming one of the thousands, executing these he charges need to die. He calls himself "The Will of the People"—an inventive serial killer who publicizes his particular murderous intentions to the media earlier than sporting via on his threats. a toddler molester, a Mafia don, a violent anti-abortionist—even the secure and untouchable are being ruthlessly erased by means of New York's most recent megastar avenger.

Scudder is familiar with that not anyone is innocent—but who between us has the precise to play God? it's a query that would hang-out the approved p.i. on his trip during the bleak urban grays, as he searches for the sanity in city insanity. . .and for a frighteningly effective killer who can do the impossible.

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Download e-book for kindle: Peacock's Tale: A Laugh Out Loud Murder Mystery by

Murder, Mayhem and Homeopathic Whisky

The first time Peacock Johnson is accused of homicide it’s all just a little of enjoyable, a cameo visual appeal in a television Crime Drama. the second one time, it’s lethal severe- and Peacock is without notice battling for his existence, at the run and pushed to determined lengths to aim and transparent his name.

"Peacock and Bev are tremendous characters." Graham Linehan (writer of The IT Crowd, Black Books and Father Ted)

Peacock Johnson’s forgotten his wife’s birthday. back. yet that’s alright—Peacock’s an ideas-man, and he’s acquired a plan to hide up his mistake.

Unfortunately, Peacock’s plan is going thus far off the rails that his spouse leaves him, and he finally ends up the top suspect in a homicide inquiry.

Not to fret: Peacocks acquired one other notion. He’s figured out the place the well-known crime author Ian Rankin lives, and he’s going to damage into Rankin’s condominium and ‘persuade’ him to determine who rather dedicated the homicide Peacock’s been accused of.

What might be able to pass wrong?

Follow Peacock’s hilarious makes an attempt at attempting to transparent his identify and win his spouse again during this laugh-out-loud comedy. As Ian Rankin himself stated within the self reliant, after examining the publication, “I stumbled on as somewhat a wimp, however it used to be strong. It used to be additionally, in present parlance, a mindf**k. you're thinking that, 'Hang on, if he is not actual, and i'm genuine, probably he is actual and i am now not real...'"

So come on in and revel in the thrill as Peacock careers from catastrophe to catastrophe, attempting to get his lifestyles again on track.

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Read e-book online Farewell, My Lovely: A Novel (Philip Marlowe series Book 2) PDF

By Raymond Chandler

ISBN-10: 034524611X

ISBN-13: 9780345246110

ISBN-10: 0394758277

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ISBN-10: 1501200615

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Crime fiction grasp Raymond Chandler's moment novel that includes Philip Marlowe, the "quintessential city deepest eye" (Los Angeles Times). 

Philip Marlowe's approximately to renounce on a very regimen case while he unearths himself in the inaccurate position on the correct time to get stuck up in a homicide that results in a hoop of jewel thieves, one other homicide, a fortune-teller, a pair extra murders, and extra corruption than your regular graveyard.

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Let the Devil Out: A Maureen Coughlin Novel (Maureen - download pdf or read online

By Bill Loehfelm

ISBN-10: 0374298572

ISBN-13: 9780374298579

ISBN-10: 1250132207

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It's been a brutal yr for the rookie New Orleans cop Maureen Coughlin. Her first arrests, her first black eye, and, after a stinging brush with the corrupt middle of her followed urban, her first suspension. As she waits out the suspension, hoping to avoid wasting her badge, Maureen unearths more and more darkish and hazardous how you can go the time. Justice, she tells herself, is being served. no use for the NOPD to grasp what she's doing.

Maureen believes getting again to the activity she loves is worthy any sacrifice, any danger, that it is the in simple terms factor she fairly desires. yet donning the badge back skill stepping again into the crosshairs of ruthless those that wish her out of ways and do not care who else will get stuck within the crossfire.

Driven by means of a lead personality Megan Abbott calls "a hero with whom we'll pass anywhere," enable the satan Out increases the bar for sharp-witted, compelling cop fiction. As The big apple Times says of Maureen, "She unearths herself wrestling with moral concerns that fictional police officers, specifically fictional lady ones, hardly ever speak about, leaving that stuff to real-life cops--and shrewdpermanent men like invoice Loehfelm."

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The Dead of Winter (The Jacob Lomax Mysteries Book 3) - download pdf or read online

By Michael Allegretto

ISBN-10: 0380711206

ISBN-13: 9780380711208

ISBN-10: 0684191385

ISBN-13: 9780684191386

ISBN-10: 1531804705

ISBN-13: 9781531804701

In frigid Denver, Lomax braves the mob to discover a bookie’s lacking daughter


Joe Bellano by no means harm not anyone. a steady barber who takes bets at the facet, he’s muddling via existence while his global comes crashing down round him. First he’s arrested through an overzealous police strength hoping for dust at the neighborhood mob. published after convincing the police that he’s strictly small time, Bellano is attempting to come back to common whilst his teenage daughter vanishes. After years of preserving a low profile, Bellano unearths himself with enemies on each side of the legislation. Which one snatched his daughter?


Hemmed in by way of the feds and the mob, Bellano turns to Jacob Lomax, a personal detective with a delicate spot for bookies. The case turns out regimen till Bellano is killed through a automobile bomb intended for the lacking woman. The barber can have been a criminal, yet his daughter is blameless, and Lomax will probability loss of life to save lots of her from her father’s fate.

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Get April Evil: A Novel PDF

By John D. MacDonald

ISBN-10: 0449130940

ISBN-13: 9780449130940

April Evil, one of many vintage novels from crime author John D. MacDonald, the loved writer of Cape worry and the Travis McGee sequence, is now to be had as an eBook.
 
Springtime in Florida. the holiday season is over. It’s a sizzling day . . . too sizzling for April. The sunlight beats relentlessly down at the sidewalks. lots of the travelers have long past again north, and the citizens of Flamingo have the city pretty well to themselves. they could play golfing on empty classes, sit back on pristine shorelines. little ones can play hide-and-seek within the tall grass round the vacant iciness homes. the true property males, the automobile salesmen, and the police can all sit back. yet at 11:30 this morning, a guy and a girl in a dusty grey Buick with Illinois plates force into city. And they’re approximately to hit like a typhoon. The evil days have begun.
 
Features a brand new advent by means of Dean Koontz
 
Praise for John D. MacDonald
 
The great entertainer of our age, and a enchanting storyteller.”—Stephen King
 
“My favourite novelist of all time.”—Dean Koontz
 
“To diggers 1000 years from now, the works of John D. MacDonald will be a treasure at the order of the tomb of Tutankhamen.”—Kurt Vonnegut
 
“A grasp storyteller, a masterful suspense author . . . John D. MacDonald is a shining instance for we all within the box. speak about the best.”—Mary Higgins Clark

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Fear of the Dark: A Novel (Fearless Jones #3) - download pdf or read online

By Walter Mosley

ISBN-10: 0316734586

ISBN-13: 9780316734585

ISBN-10: 044661789X

ISBN-13: 9780446617895

ISBN-10: 1594835721

ISBN-13: 9781594835728

while his cousin Ulysses S. supply IV comes knocking, Paris Minton may really hold the door close, simply because "Useless" is a snake who brings undesirable good fortune anyplace he is going. yet hassle continuously unearths an open window, and shortly there is a guy murdered on his book place ground, proof of blackmail is stumbled on, and lifeless has vanished. To get out of this mess, Paris turns to his solid-hearted yet quick-fisted pal Fearless Jones. Traversing the advanced panorama of Nineteen Fifties la, the place a mistaken glance can get a black guy killed, Paris and Fearless locate deperate girls, mystery lives--and a couple of useless body.

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The Shark-Infested Custard by Charles Willeford PDF

By Charles Willeford

ISBN-10: 0887331637

ISBN-13: 9780887331633

ISBN-10: 1400032512

ISBN-13: 9781400032518

ISBN-10: 1841950262

ISBN-13: 9781841950266

From the grasp of Miami noir comes this story of 4 normal men dwelling in a singles residence construction who adventure firsthand that there is multiple kind of warmth in Miami.

Larry Dolman is a slightly literal minded ex-cop who now works inner most safeguard. Eddie Miller is an airline pilot who is learning to get his genuine property license. Don Luchessi is a silver salesman who is separated from his spouse yet too Catholic to break up. Hank Norton is a drug corporation rep who will get 4 occasions as many dames as any of the opposite men. they're all commonplace men who wish to drink, play playing cards, meet broads, and shoot a bit pool. but if a pleasant guess is going horribly awry, they locate themselves with lifeless our bodies on their palms and a homicidal husband within the wings—and appearing extra like hardened criminals than upstanding citizens.

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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Download e-book for iPad: Funny Money (The Destroyer Book 18) by Warren Murphy,Richard Sapir

By Warren Murphy,Richard Sapir

ISBN-10: 0523408943

ISBN-13: 9780523408941

ISBN-10: 1558172009

ISBN-13: 9781558172005

the US is being blackmailed. Billions of counterfeit dollars—seemingly flawless—threaten to flood the marketplace, destroying the U.S. financial system. it is the paintings of the mysterious Mr. Gordons, who appear not just to be an indestructible adversary, yet to have a sadistic curiosity in Remo and Chiun. Can the duo defeat Gordons and safeguard the worldwide economic climate, or have the assassins eventually met their match?

Remo Williams is The Destroyer, a doubtless unremarkable beat cop recruited—through hugely unorthodox methods—by a mystery govt law-enforcement association. informed to turn into the main lethal murderer, Remo is America's final defensive line opposed to mad scientists, equipped crime, old undead gods, and anything that threatens the structure. An action-adventure sequence leavened with social and political satire, the Destroyer novels were exciting readers world wide for decades.

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