Crime Stories: Twenty Thriller Tales

By J. A. Konrath

This assortment gains twenty brief tales from funny mystery author J.A. Konrath. integrated are a couple of hardboiled stories, a few noir, a few parody and satire, a couple of straight-out comedy items, and some tales that did not healthy into Konrath's different collections, Horror tales and Jack Daniels Stories.

The twenty tales include:

The immense men - Flash fiction, winner of the Derringer Award.

A Fistful of comfortable - A satire of the secret comfortable genre.

Cleansing - An historic crime of biblical proportions.

Lying Eyes - clear up it your self, given the clues.

Perfect Plan - one other clear up it your self. do not you have in mind One Minute Mysteries and Encyclopedia Brown?

Piece of Cake - one other remedy it your self, initially featured in Woman's World.

Animal charm - clear up it yourself.

Urgent answer wanted - A cautionary story approximately facing spammers.

Blaine's Deal - A parody of hardboiled noir.

Light Drizzle - A light-hearted send-up of hitman stories.

An Archaeologist's tale - How digging up previous bones ends up in clean corpses.

Don't Press That Button! - An essay concerning the contraptions within the James Bond universe, and that you have to buy.

Piranha Pool - A author looking feedback will pay the last word price.

A Newbie's advisor to Thrillerfest - by no means been to a secret convention? this is the in-depth dirt.

Inspector Oxnard - he is both exceptional, or too silly to breathe.

One evening basically - A activities fan leads to penitentiary, focused on the affection of the game.

Could Stephanie Plum vehicle particularly Get vehicle assurance? - An essay approximately Janet Evanovich's recognized character.

Cozy or Hardboiled? - Take the attempt to determine which sort of ebook you are interpreting.

Addiction - what is the worst drug you may get hung up on?

Weigh to move - A humor column approximately overall healthiness clubs.

Specially formatted for Kindle with an interactive desk of contents, this e-book additionally contains excerpts from Whiskey bitter and Disturb by way of J.A. Konrath.

About the Author

JA Konrath is the writer of 8 novels within the Jack Daniels mystery sequence. they don't have to be learn in chronological order to be loved, yet when you need to know it truly is: Whiskey bitter, Bloody Mary, Rusty Nail, soiled Martini, Fuzzy Navel, Cherry Bomb, Shaken, and Stirred.

Jack additionally looks within the novels Shot of Tequila, Flee, Spree, 3, Timecaster Supersymmetry, Banana Hammock, and Serial Killers Uncut, in addition to the fast tale assortment Jack Daniels tales, and the novellas Floaters and Burners.

Last name, the 9th Jack Daniels novel, should be to be had in spring of 2013.

Other novels contain beginning, The checklist, Disturb, Shot of Tequila, and Serial Killers Uncut.

Konrath writes horror below the identify Jack Kilborn, together with the bestsellers Afraid, Trapped, and Endurance.

He has bought over 1000000 ebooks.

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King and Maxwell (King & Maxwell)

By David Baldacci

David Baldacci brings again Sean King and Michelle Maxwell--former mystery provider brokers grew to become deepest investigators--in their such a lot mind-blowing, own, and unsafe case ever . . .
It turns out firstly like an easy, tragic tale. Tyler Wingo, a teenage boy, learns the bleak information that his father, a soldier, used to be killed in motion in Afghanistan. Then the intense occurs: Tyler gets a conversation from his father . . . after his intended death.
Tyler hires Sean and Michelle to unravel the secret surrounding his father. yet their research speedy results in deeper, extra troubling questions. may Tyler's father relatively nonetheless be alive? What was once his actual challenge? may perhaps Tyler be the following target?
Sean and Michelle quickly discover that they have got came upon to anything higher and extra treacherous than someone can have imagined. And as their hunt for the reality leads them relentlessly to the top degrees of energy and to uncovering the main clandestine of secrets and techniques, Sean and Michelle are made up our minds to assist and safeguard Tyler--though they could pay for it with their lives.

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Hitler's Angel: A Novel

A exciting and twisting story set in a depressing and fateful time in history, this story by a popular fable writer hints at what may need occurred had Hitler been derailed early on through scandal
"So we've got blood and a intended physique. With all of the dying and riots in Munich, you believed this to be important?" The sergeant licked his lips, swallowed, after which stated, "The lifeless woman, sir. The useless woman, she is Herr Hitler's niece." 
This a lot is right: Hitler was once enthusiastic about his younger niece, Geli Raubal. On September nineteenth, 1931, years sooner than he got here to strength, Geli was once stumbled on lifeless of a gunshot wound in Hitler's condo in an particular zone of Munich. Her dying was once governed a suicide, however the suspicion of homicide remained lengthy after she have been laid to leisure. It is 1972, and Annie Pohlmann, a tender American scholar, arrives in Germany to interview retired detective Fritz Stecher, who headed the unique research. She will get greater than she bargained for whilst Stecher finds the full tale of a case that not just approximately killed him, yet virtually replaced the process history.

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The Night Before

By Lisa Jackson

Blood can be Spilled. . .

In the darkish shadows of a sultry southern city, a serial killer moves. it is an act of sinister precision that has occurred time and again sooner than. . .every sufferer an supplying to a starvation which can by no means be sated. . .

Night After evening. . .

The subsequent morning, Caitlyn Montgomery Bandeaux wakes lined in blood. yet Caitlyn has no reminiscence of the evening prior to, while her estranged husband was once brutally murdered like such a lot of others she has recognized. . .

After evening. . .

Wanted through the police and haunted by way of frightening, fragmented thoughts, Caitlyn turns to Adam Hunt, the town's new psychologist. yet how some distance can she particularly belief him? For as a twisted killer moves many times, Caitlyn's approximately to find that those that look the main blameless tend to be the main evil. . .

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Due Justice (Hunt for Justice Series)

By Diane Capri

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling writer DIANE CAPRI Returns!

For enthusiasts of Lee baby, John Grisham, Jack Reacher and Michael Connelly

"Full of thrills and stress - yet shrewdpermanent and human too." —Lee baby , no 1 long island occasions Bestselling writer of Jack Reacher Thrillers

When a recognized plastic surgeon’s decomposed physique surfaces in Tampa Bay with a bullet in its head, Federal pass judgement on Willa Carson’s “little sister” is stuck in a high-stakes video game of grasping attorneys, blackmail and deceit. Carly Austin knew the sufferer too good. Does she be aware of an excessive amount of in regards to the killer, too? ahead of Willa discovers the reply, Carly disappears. Can Willa retailer Carly from herself and the murderous conspiracy? Or have they killed Carly, too?

Free-sprited pass judgement on Wilhelmina Carson is fast, witty and obdurate. She reveals not anything is what it kind of feels in a global the place beautiful ladies with sufficient cash are made, now not born, and wonder can fee your lifestyles. pass judgement on Willa debuts during this fast paced secret packed with nice characters, humor and suspense.

*formerly titled “Carly’s Conspiracy”

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Red Frost (StonyMan Book 90)

By Don Pendleton


If seconds count number and justice calls for speedy reaction and quick motion opposed to enemies ready to unharness terror and mass homicide, the covert supplier referred to as Stony guy is the President's final technique of supplying answering blows that traditional legislations enforcement can't. while forms will get tangled in its personal purple tape, the cyber warriors and commandos of Stony guy pass the strains to maintain the US safe.


A Russian nuclear submarine inexplicably runs aground close to Seattle, and Stony guy prepares for the worst. however the worst is unthinkable whilst the real nature of the struggle video game finds a disenfranchised military of ex-Spetsnaz troops—rabid hard-liners exacting revenge for the misplaced honor of the as soon as powerful Soviet warfare laptop. Spreading megadeath within the type of a mysterious organic agent, they watch for the ultimate strike of their Black Sea stronghold. Stony guy is greater than able to engage….

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First Daughter, Last Snow, Blood Trust Box Set (Jack McClure, Books 1-3)

By Eric Van Lustbader

The writer The Bourne Legacy, The Bourne Betrayal and The Bourne Retribution introduces an exhilarating new sequence that includes maverick ATF agent Jack McClure.

FIRST DAUGHTER: Edward Carson is simply days clear of being sworn in as President of the USA whilst his daughter daughter is abducted. McClure is the single guy he can belief to visit any lengths to discover his daughter and produce her domestic safely.

LAST SNOW: McClure needs to examine the ultimate days of a US senator killed in a hit-and-run incident. the path leads him deep into jap Europe, attracting the unwelcome realization of the Ukranian police, the FSB, and the Russian mafia.

BLOOD belief: Alli Carson, as soon as the president's daughter, now a trainee FBI agent is the number 1 suspect within the homicide of her boyfriend. Suspended from her paintings, bewildered and on my own, Alli needs to have the option to touch the only individual she will belief: Jack McClure.

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By Dick Francis

A closed-door enquiry has chanced on a jockey responsible of the bottom attainable crime--throwing a race for cash. His attractiveness scarred, he is started his personal investigation--but asking the inaccurate questions simply may possibly get him killed.

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Medea's Curse (Natalie King, Forensic Psychiatrist)

By Anne Buist

"Medea's Curse is a gripping trip of crime and pressure, with a Lisbeth Salander-like lead roaring via hazard and intrigue at one million miles an hour."—Adelaide Advertiser

"Forensic psychologist Natalie King isn't your normal heroine. . . . An clever, thought-provoking tale."—Courier Mail

Natalie Richards works with ladies: sufferers and perpetrators of violent crime. Survivor of a difficult early life herself, she's now a committed, insightful expert doing her top to make a distinction. She additionally rides a Ducati a number of sizes too massive and wears a tank best a dimension too small. Likes males yet does not relatively are looking to maintain one. and very must remain on her meds.

Now she's being stalked.

A disgruntled former sufferer? Or somebody attached with a present case? Georgia Latimer—charged with killing her 4 childrens. Travis Hardy—deadbeat father of one other murdered baby; his moment daughter has disappeared now, too. may perhaps it's anything to do with crown prosecutor Liam O'Shea—drop-dead horny, and hassle in every kind of ways?

Natalie does not be aware of. query is, will she discover sooner than it really is too late?

Anne Buist is the Chair of Women's psychological future health on the college of Melbourne and has over twenty-five years medical and examine adventure in perinatal psychiatry. She works with protecting companies and the felony procedure in instances of abuse, kidnapping, infanticide, and murder.

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