By Thomas Gifford
A mad Nazi plot offers Cassidy an opportunity to avoid wasting his estranged spouse -- or lose her without end .
As the airborne dirt and dust settles on international struggle II, detective Lew Cassidy's spouse has get back from the useless. A German determine skater with a film-star face, she had back to her domestic state whilst the struggle started to take care of her sick father; Cassidy later heard she died in the course of an Allied bombing raid. yet within the weeks after the German give up, the U.S. military reveals her in Bavaria, afflicted with amnesia and married to Manfred Muller, an SS swashbuckler on the best of the army's most-wanted checklist.
In the war's final days, Muller escaped Germany with a old golden minotaur sculpture, making plans to promote the statue and use the proceeds to set up a Nazi underground within the usa. while Muller disappears within the wilds of Maine, the military supplies Cassidy an opportunity to serve his state. To seize the Nazi, he will use his spouse as bait, and wish he does not lose her a moment time.
By Udo Oskar Rabsch
Mit dem Verschwinden der Kellnerin des Saalbau wird die Gemeinschaft des Dorfes aufgewühlt. Ein Mord an der kleinen Zigeunerin, die allen Männern des Dorfes den Kopf verdrehte? Ist einer aus dem Dorf ein Mörder?
Der junge erfolgsverwöhnte Kommissar aus der nahe gelegenen Kreisstadt wird mit dem Fall beauftragt. Schon bald verfällt auch der der Anziehung und Schönheit der Verschwundenen und macht sich mit der Inbrunst eines Liebenden auf die Suche. Dabei gräbt er sich nicht nur in die verschneite Landschaft hinein, sondern bringt die unterdrückten Erinnerungen und Gefühle der Bewohner hervor.
Psychogramm einer Gemeinschaft, zugleich Porträt einer Landschaft.
Ein Winterkrimi auf der Alb
Udo Oskar Rabschs „Maria im Schnee": Eine Ermittlung in kälteren Regionen
Das Wetter kann einen Ort ins Abseits katapultieren wie ein Verbrechen. In seinem neuen Roman „Maria vom Schnee" ist es ein abgelegenes Dorf auf der Schwäbischen Alb, das der Stuttgarter Schriftsteller und Allgemeinarzt Udo Oskar Rabsch in diesen doppelten Ausnahmezustand versetzt. Dezember 1955 ist die Zeit der Handlung. Der Schnee fällt so dicht, dass sogar die Polizei mit dem Dienstwagen nicht weiterkommt.(Südwestpresse)
By Roser Caminals-Heath
By John G. Brandon,Elena Papaleo
C'è un solo posto dove McCarthy può trovare l. a. chiave in line with svelare l'enigma: i bassifondi del quartiere, tra piccoli gangster italiani, spie, aristocratici inglesi e ricchi tedeschi.
John G. Brandon guida il lettore in keeping with le strade di Soho, immergendolo in una storia intrigante e ricca di mistero sullo sfondo di una Londra anni '40, di cui offre un ritratto intenso e coinvolgente.
By Charles Todd
From New York Times bestselling writer Charles Todd comes a haunting story that explores the influence of global warfare I on all who witnessed it—officers, squaddies, medical professionals, and battlefield nurses like Bess Crawford.
Though the good conflict is nearing its finish, the scuffling with rages on. whereas looking forward to shipping again to her put up, Bess Crawford meets Captain Alan Travis from the island of Barbados. Later, whilst he’s introduced into her ahead relief station disoriented from a head wound, Bess is alarmed that he believes his far-off English cousin, Lieutenant James Travis, shot him. Then the Captain is introduced again to the help station with a extra serious wound, once again angrily denouncing the Lieutenant as a killer. but if it seems that James Travis couldn’t have shot him, the Captain’s sanity is wondered. nonetheless, Bess wonders how such an skilled officer may be so fallacious.
On depart in England, Bess unearths the Captain strapped to his mattress in a sanatorium for mind accidents. Horrified by means of his , Bess and Sergeant significant Simon Brandon trip to James Travis’s domestic in Suffolk, to profit extra in regards to the baffling courting among those cousins.
Her seek will lead this clever, able, and compassionate younger girl into unforeseen risk, and produce her head to head with the obvious and invisible wounds of battle that no longer even the much-longed for peace can heal.
By Susan Spann
June, 1565: grasp ninja Hiro Hattori gets a pre-dawn stopover at from Kazu, a fellow shinobi operating undercover on the shogunate. Hours prior to, the shogun's cousin, Saburo, used to be stabbed to loss of life within the shogun's palace. The homicide weapon: Kazu's own dagger. Kazu says he is blameless, and begs for Hiro's support, yet his tale provides Hiro cause to doubt the younger shinobi's claims.
When the shogun summons Hiro and Father Mateo, the Portuguese Jesuit priest less than Hiro's security, to discover the killer, Hiro unearths himself compelled to select from friendship and private honor.
The research unearths a plot to assassinate the shogun and overthrow the ruling Ashikaga extended family. With Lord Oda's enemy forces impending Kyoto, and the assassin poised to strike back, Hiro needs to use his assassin's abilities to bare the killer's id and safeguard the shogun at any fee. Kazu, now trapped within the urban, nonetheless refuses to give an explanation for his whereabouts on the time of the homicide. yet a suspicious shogunate maid, Saburo's spouse, and the shogun's solid grasp additionally had purposes to wish Saburo useless. With the shogun difficult the murderer's head sooner than Lord Oda reaches town, Hiro and Father Mateo needs to produce the killer in time . . . or die in his place.
Susan Spann's Blade of the Samurai is a posh secret that might delivery readers to an exhilarating and unforgettable experience in sixteenth-century Japan.
By Paul B Firstenberg
In writing the radical, legal professional educator Paul Firstenberg drew on his adventure as Chancellor of Tulane college in New Orleans, Louisiana. this is often his first paintings of fiction. He formerly authored 4 nonfiction books in line with his years as an government of nonprofit agencies and as an accessory professor on the Yale university of administration and the Baruch university of Public Affairs. He obtained his legislations measure from Harvard University.
Murder within the Land of Cotton is an immense learn. Its experience of time and position is acute. Then as now, American society used to be altering, and Firstenberg has captured it in a well nuanced manner. He did retain me guessing whether or not they may recognize the killers and no matter if the town relatively may well stream on. I’m anticipating the movie.
–Fredrick S. Lane, professor emeritus, Austin W. Marxe university of Public and foreign Affairs, Baruch collage, town collage of latest York
The novel immerses the reader within the moving panorama of the South after the passage of the civil rights legislation. The reader’s consciousness is captured by means of a high-profile homicide and the snap shots of 2 notable girls who subscribe to jointly to aid advisor the town to a brand new period. certainly new version southern heroines.
—Catherine Brodsky, master’s measure, paintings historical past, Columbia University
The hunt for the killers of the mayor retains you in suspense.
—Michael Jaffe, lawyer and senior accomplice in a management-consulting firm
By Stephanie Barron,A. Zabini
By Sheldon Russell
The backyard Dog happens close to the shut of worldwide struggle II, while a good number of Nazi POWs have been incarcerated in camps scattered around the prairies of the U.S..
At Waynoka Divisional element, close to POW Camp Alva, the disenchanted Hook Runyon is assigned by means of the railroad to run off hobos and arrest pickpockets. Left at the back of within the warfare due to the lack of his arm in a motor vehicle twist of fate, Hook lives in a cabin car, collects infrequent books, and beverages busthead liquor. whilst a coal picker by way of the identify of Spark Dugan is located run over by means of a reefer motor vehicle, Hook and his sidekick, Runt, the neighborhood moonshiner, suspect foul play and are drawn right into a scheme a long way more than both can have imagined. This conspiracy reaches the top echelons of the camp and past and should push Hook and Runt to their actual and psychological limits.
Hook is a posh personality, equivalent elements tough and susceptible, an not going and unwilling hero. he's greater than matched via Dr. Reina Kaplan, a Jewish big-city transplant to Camp Alva who's scuffling with her personal demons and has been installed cost of teaching the Nazi inmates within the fundamentals of democracy sooner than their eventual go back to Germany.
Vivid descriptions of interval aspect, stark landscapes, and distinctive characters make this primary publication within the Hook Runyon sequence a desirable secret choked with rigidity and deep insight.
By Albert A. Bell Jr.