By Don Pendleton
Mack Bolan, the one-man military, assaults the Mafia's San Francisco operation - and it's like a bloody earthquake!
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Temperance Brennan, forensic anthropologist for either North Carolina and Quebec, has come from Charlotte to Montreal through the bleak days of December to testify as knowledgeable witness at a homicide trial.
She may be going over her notes, yet in its place she's digging within the basement of a pizza parlor. now not enjoyable. Freezing chilly. Crawling rats. And now, the skeletonized continues to be of 3 younger ladies. How did they get there? whilst did they die?
Homicide detective Luc Claudel, by no means Tempe's maximum fan, believes the bones are historical. no longer his case, no longer his hindrance. The pizza parlor proprietor came upon nineteenth-century buttons within the cellar with the skeletons. Claudel takes them as a hallmark of the bones' antiquity.
But anything doesn't make feel. Tempe examines the bones in her lab and establishes approximate age with Carbon 14. extra learn of teeth teeth tells her the place the ladies have been born. If she's correct, Claudel has 3 fresh murders on his fingers. certainly his case.
Detective Andrew Ryan, in the meantime, is performing mysteriously. What are these deepest mobilephone calls he's taking within the different room, and why does he by surprise disappear simply whilst Tempe is commencing to desire he could be an enduring a part of her lifestyles? appears like extra lonely nights for Tempe and Birdie, her cat.
As Tempe searches for solutions in either her own lives, she unearths herself drawn deep right into a net of evil from which there's no break out. girls have disappeared, by no means to come back. .. .Tempe could be subsequent.
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Mary Barton is the gorgeous daughter of a manufacturing facility employee who reveals herself dreaming of a higher existence while the mill-owner's fascinating son, Henry, starts off to court docket her. She rejects her youth pal Jem's affections within the wish of marrying Henry and escaping from the challenging and sour existence that's the destiny of the employees, who're resentfully depending on the callous mill-owners for his or her livelihoods.
Utanför Sveriges gränser dånar den världsbrand som med tiden kommer att kallas andra världskriget. För Lauritz, den äldste av bröderna Lauritzen, blir det allt svårare att undvika att ta ställning.
Familjens största ekonomiska tillgångar finns i Tyskland, liksom Lauritz svärföräldrar. males Tyskland har ockuperat brödernas hemland Norge. Lauritz äldste son Harald är SS-officer stationerad i Oslo, äldsta dottern Johanne arbetar inom norska motståndsrörelsen, andra sonen är officer i svenska flottan och yngsta dottern förefaller vara spion.
Lauritz hoppas på en tysk seger males finner snart att hans bröder Oscar och Sverre inte delar hans uppfattning. Och frun Ingeborg betraktar inte längre Tyskland som sitt hemland.
Kriget är inte bara på väg att slita sönder Europa utan också deras familj, och varje gång det ser ut att ljusna blir det bara värre. Inte ens i det idylliska Saltsjöbaden kan guy skydda sig mot mörkret. until slut handlar det bara om att överleva - fysiskt och moraliskt.
Jan Guillous romansvit Det stora århundradet är en berättelse om 1900-talet - mänsklighetens största, grymmaste och blodigaste århundrade. Tidigare har Brobyggarna, Dandy och Mellan rött och svart utkommit.
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Malaya. A land of exceptional richness. for hundreds of years, the peninsula has attracted fortune hunters, money-grabbing pirates and migrants looking a greater existence. between these whose lives are rooted within the Malayan soil are 3 households - the Wongs, sons of the chinese language earth; the Wees, topics of the English gods; the Mahmuds, scions of the Malayan soil - each one with diverse desires for the little bit of earth they survive.
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California Hit (Executioner, Book 11) by Don Pendleton