By Friedrich Ani
Christoph Arano, vor ?ber 30 Jahren als variety aus Nigeria nach Deutschland gekommen und Mitinhaber einer kleinen Installationsfirma, kommt mit seiner Tochter Lucy nicht mehr klar: Seit dem Tod ihrer Mutter wird das Strafregister der Vierzehnj?hrigen st?ndig l?nger. Da entf?hrt eine rechtsradikale Gruppe die deutsche Verlobte Aranos, Natalia Horn, um die sofortige Abschiebung von Vater und Tochter zu erzwingen. Die Diskussion um die erpresste Ausreise spaltet Polizei, Justiz und ?ffentlichkeit in zwei Lager, ein Medienrummel ohnegleichen mobilisiert die Bev?lkerung. Auf der Strecke bleiben Anstand, Vernunft und Menschenw?rde, und Natalias Suche nach der absoluten Liebe nimmt ein j?hes Ende. was once jeden Tag passiert oder passieren kann, zeigt Friedrich Ani in seinem spannenden mystery - ein ungeschminktes Bild unserer Gegenwart, eine aufschlussreiche Darstellung der dubiosen Angst vor dem Fremden, eine hervorragend recherchierte, unter die Haut gehende Geschichte mit einpr?gsamen Charakteren und einem atmosph?rischen Sog, dem guy sich nicht entziehen kann.
By Stephen Hunter
It's the spring of 1945, and the Nazis are taking out the entire witnesses to their terrible crimes, together with Jews and foreigners closing within the criminal camps. Kommandant Repp, who's often called a grasp sniper, makes a decision to hone his sniping talents by way of taking a bit objective perform on the ultimate workers in his personal criminal camp. yet one guy escapes and turns into the foremost to fixing the secret of the chilly, calculating Kommandmant Repp and his plans for finishing the war.
Repp used to be the grasp sniper whose lethal expertise had come to the attention of British Intelligence because the linchpin of a determined Nazi plot to opposite the fortunes of the 3rd Reich on the 11th hour. yet what used to be the character of the weapon that Repp used to be to aim--and who used to be to be his final objective? Allied Intelligence officials Leets, from the united states, and Outhwaite from England are dispatched to spot and abort his deadly venture. And after they eventually research the reality, the second one global War's deadliest race opposed to time is on....
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By Alan Durant
It’s 2074. soccer is just performed on reveal – and in felony. That’s the place Billy B learnt to play. Now he desires to play a true soccer fit. yet he’s taking part in a deadly online game.
By Richard Herman
Because the first girl president of the united states, Madeline Turner faces a slew of demanding situations and treacheries from her first actual day in place of work. She has helpful little time to grasp the subtleties of governmental gamesmanship sooner than a problem within the a ways East breaks out whilst China takes step one in bare aggression opposed to Japan. thankfully, Maddy Turner has a staunch best friend inside of her internal circle, basic Robert Bender.
As the chinese language and jap fleets conflict within the largest naval engagement due to the fact international struggle II, Bender needs to supply his president, a lady he doesn't rather like, a crash direction within the use of bare-knuckle army strength that features a nuclear choice - no matter if it expenses him his occupation, or potentially his lifestyles
By Denise Mina
In a Glasgow publish workplace one week prior to Christmas, Martin Pavel cowers at the ground, his eyes locked on these of a terrified baby. Above them, a masked gunman wields an AK-47 whereas the boy's grandfather lightly volunteers to assist the robber assemble the cash. Then the previous guy stands passively, arms through his facets, because the gunman increases the barrel and shoots him to shreds.
Recently back to paintings after the delivery of her twins, detective Alex Morrow is termed in to go the research. Why did the grandfather provide his aid? was once it a second of insanity, a noble act of self-sacrifice, or did the previous guy and his killer proportion a dismal earlier?
Morrow's enquiries deliver her to the door of Kenny Gallagher, a political candidate scuffling with for his political life— and his marriage— after being publicly accused of getting an affair with a tender worker. And unknown to Morrow, a temptation too nice to withstand leads of her detective colleagues to make a rash choice that might go away them on the mercy of a ruthless blackmailer.
By Brian Freemantle
A mysterious ailment emerges from the Antarctic, threatening the survival of mankind
As the polar ice caps soften, scientists arrange for slowly emerging sea degrees. yet there's a way more pressing risk, hitherto incredible, which in an issue of months?not decades?may wreck civilization as we all know it.
A polar study station has long gone quiet, and the workforce that investigates reveals 4 corpses?their bones arthritic, their dermis withered, their hair lowered to tattered wisps. they're the our bodies of the 4 scientists manning the station?none of them over forty-five years outdated. A terrifying virus, which factors adults to race to outdated age, has emerged from the ice the place it's been locked seeing that prehistoric occasions. opposed to such an historical disease guy has no immunity, and until a person can cease it, the Earth is ready to be swept fresh by way of history’s deadliest plague.
By James Grippando
The New York Times bestselling writer returns with a gripping, new stand-alone novel ripped from the headlines, during which a tender monetary consultant and his female friend discover a conspiracy that reaches from Wall highway deep into the halls of government.
Abe Cushman, the evil genius in the back of a $60 billion Ponzi scheme, has killed himself and brought his secrets and techniques to the grave.
For Patrick Lloyd, a tender Wall road consultant on the world's biggest Swiss financial institution, Cushman's fall has unexpected--and deadly--repercussions. Lloyd's female friend, Lilly, is without delay tied to billions of bucks in losses suffered by means of Cushman's most threatening sufferers, a gaggle of strong traders whose identities and soiled funds are good hidden. What Lilly is aware can get her and Patrick killed, and now the pair are in a run for his or her lives that ends up in the center of a clandestine operation, and to a cabal of robust officers made up our minds to maintain their schedule hidden from the public.
With nowhere to show and not anyone to belief, Patrick and Lilly needs to discover the reality earlier than they turn into collateral harm in a “financial war” within which casualties are not any longer measured in cash and cents.
By Alfred Hayes
Alfred Hayes is without doubt one of the mystery masters of the 20 th century novel, a journalist and scriptwriter and poet who possessed an immaculate ear and who wrote with razorsharp intelligence approximately ardour and its payback.
My Face for the area to See is decided in Hollywood, the place the tonic for anonymity is reputation and you're purely as actual as your photograph. At a celebration, the narrator, a screenwriter, rescues a tender girl who staggers with drunken decision into the Pacific. he's residing faraway from his spouse in ny and some time past shed any illusions concerning the price of his paintings. He simply desires to be left by myself. And but with no rather intending to, he will get concerned with the younger girl, who has, it kind of feels, no illusions approximately love, specially with married males. She's a survivor, whether her good looks is a bit battered from years of now not relatively making it within the images. She's similar to him, he thinks, and as their informal dating takes on an more and more stricken and damaging depth, it appears may perhaps simply be real, basically no longer within the method he supposes.
By Anthea Bell, Oliver Potzsch
Ludwig II, the Fairy-tale King of Bavaria, is this present day remembered for his attractive castles—popular vacationer locations that encouraged the Disney fort, yet whose origins have been even more fantastical than something Disney may possibly dream up. sometimes called the Mad King, Ludwig was once deposed in 1886 after being declared insane via medical professionals who had by no means met him. He briskly died—mysteriously drowned in waist-deep water—his eccentric castles his merely legacy.Master of historic suspense Oliver Pötzsch brings the Mad King again to lifestyles within the Ludwig Conspiracy. An encoded diary by way of certainly one of Ludwig's confidants falls into the arms of modern day infrequent ebook broker Steven Lukas, who quickly realizes that the diary may possibly deliver him extra distress than cash. Others wish the diary as well—and they'll kill to get it. Lukas groups up with a stunning artwork detective, Sara Lengfeld, to enquire each one of Ludwig's 3 well-known castles for clues to crack the diary's code as mysterious thugs and Ludwig's fanatical fans chase them at each step. simply what within the diary might be so explosive?Combining modern secret and a gripping ancient saga and based on an inventive code that may be cracked simply with a mix of recent desktops and nineteenth-century texts, The Ludwig Conspiracy is a daring new mystery from the best-selling writer of The Hangman's Daughter series.
By David Hewson
Because the millennium techniques, the weather in the world is getting steadily warmer, a phenomenon which makes scientists and others tremendous apprehensive. Unease quick turns to panic while Air strength One is effectively downed, key communications networks are disrupted, and the world's monetary associations are driven to the edge of cave in. CIA technology leader Helen Wagner and Michael Lieberman, a super fashion designer of a big space-based sun array, needs to take care of techno-savvy activists who plan to take advantage of the array to chop smooth society off on the knees...and begin civilization over from scratch.