Gideon Frayne has spent his whole working life as a policeman in the village of Dark on Bodmin Moor. His first missing-child case is eating him alive. When his own boss sends in a psychic to help with the case, he's gutted - he's a level-headed copper who doesn't believe in such things, and he can't help but think that the arrival of clairvoyant Lee Tyack is a comment on his failure to find the little girl. But Lee is hard to hate, no matter how Gideon tries. At first Lee's insights into the case make no sense, but he seems to have a window straight into Gideon's heart.
"Portret Doriana Greja"- edinstvennyj opublikovannyj roman Oskara Uajl'da. Vpervye napechatan v ijule 1890 goda. Posle publikacii romana v obshhestve razrazilsja skandal. Vsja anglijskaja kritika osudila ego kak amoral'noe proizvedenie, a nekotorye kritiki trebovali podvergnut' ego zapretu, a avtora romana - sudebnomu nakazaniju. Uajl'da obvinjali v oskorblenii obshhestvennoj morali. Odnako obychnymi chitateljami roman byl prinjat vostorzhenno.
Jay Maxwell has always suspected foul play was involved in the plane crash that killed his husband. When his house is ransacked, he retains the services of Real Answers Investigations to help him figure out if he's also in danger.
After meeting a mysterious woman in a bar, Deirdre's life begins to change. Alice discovers the abuse that Deirdre has been experiencing at the hands of her handsome and powerful husband. But what can a petite woman such as Alice do to help her out of this bad situation? And what will she want in exchange for that help?
When Shane accepts a scholarship to the University of California, she doesn't expect to be housed with a homophobic roommate. Nevertheless, upon making friends with her roommate's cousin Rayne and her best friend, Shane starts to feel at home. Then, one night, while hanging out with Rayne and her friend Adam on campus, the three witness a murder. Shane's idea of a normal school year collapses, and she is suddenly the target of this murderous killer.
When Elise Golden goes in for a cornea transplant, the last thing she expects to come out with is a psychic eye! As she recovers from surgery, she begins to realize that she can see things she couldn’t see before. Ace Aunt Elise lives in a cozy small-town courtyard with her 20-something niece Val, who is recovering from an untimely stroke. When Val’s wheelchair is stolen, Elise realizes she’s in a unique position to investigate which of their neighbors played a hand in the theft.
Karen Bechard, UN Agent, thought the flight from the US to Europe was going to be routine. It was in mid flight where everything turned ugly. A man hyped on some highly addictive drug goes zombie flesh eating berserk. People die, people get hurt, and then no one to fly the plane. What is an agent to do? And, that was the easy part of the day, of which was turning out to be a Four Horsemen trampling humanity scenario and Karen had to be on her A-game.
Cindy Lange's heart lay in shattered pieces. A fluke Google search revealed that her partner of seven years, Diana, had traded her in for a newer, younger model. Seeking to retreat from her grief, Cindy signs up to be a dog foster mommy. Duke, an elderly basset hound, was just the salve she needed to soothe her jagged wounds. And then, strolling with Duke along a sunny bike path, Cindy got the call that lifted her spirits. The Worcester Art Museum needed her help. At long last, her dreams of becoming an art detective were coming true!
When Crosby Comeaux, the owner of the only gay detective agency in New Cypress can't even pay his light bill he decides that it's time to close up shop. But Armin Bleu, a cute blond with evidence of a double murder, convinces him to take on one last case. As Crosby investigates the murder it becomes clear that the motive was not just a tryst gone wrong but something much more sinister.
Being a gay man in the 1940s was not easy. When a zealous journalist discovers Cedric "Sudsey" Mervin's carnal bent and blackmails him on the verge of playing the New Year's Eve Countdown, the popular pianist finds himself renewing acquaintances from the old neighborhood in order to raise needed funds and protect his secret - a situation that entangles him deep within a web of crime, deceit, and a powerful mafia family, and binds his destiny to a rare piano that has already claimed the souls of everyone who ever owned it.
James Patterson Can't Beat Detective Frank Jones: Volume 3
Leslie Indigo Nicole
Spieldauer: 47 Min.
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Detective Frank Jones is lost in Heaven; a gay club in London. After catching his wife in the garage fisting his partner, Detective Mary Parker, Detective Jones loses both his job and his wife. Yet his not-by-the-book investigation tactics helps convict the wife of Senator William Stone for the murder of 22-year-old college student, Autumn Boyd. Due to the political influence in Charleston, Frank is forced to take a job as an agent with the new Black Bureau Agency. This new agency is supposed to oversee ethical violations by local, state, and other federal agencies.
College Sophomore Autumn Boyd lies dead on the Charleston Battery. Her Uncle Boyd Tanner is out to solve this murder, on his own. Tanner is on leave from duty in Iraq. Unknown to Tanner, is Detective Frank Jones. Jones is a seven year veteran of Homicide. Fighting personal demons and a Chief who hates him, Jones investigates Autumn's murder without any leads. The only way he can save his job is to solve this case. Since he re-assigned he has to use the only lead he can find, Autumn's Uncle, Boyd Tanner.
I left her when she was eight. Just a child. Too young to be alone. I killed myself because I could never atone for the things he made me do. There is something wrong with my family, you see. A fear runs through us, through our blood. A fear that circles above us, shredding the sky and clawing at our hearts, and now, from a deathless realm, I am forced to watch as my lonely daughter is tortured by the life I gave her to endure....
When the handsome customer who comes in for a soy latte every morning stops coming in, Jay isn't too worried. Not until he sees the man's picture on the evening news. Can Doug figure out what happened to Mr. Soy Latte?
It begins with a chance meeting in a bar... Temporarily homeless, Neal MacIntyre is invited by a charitable stranger to spend the night at his apartment. "I'm going to tell you something I've never told anyone else," Neal says to his new acquaintance. "I always thought of myself as an honest man. I would have said a man of principle..." And with those words, Neal introduces an eerie tale of betrayal that leads to murder...