Sam und Remi Fargo sind in Mexiko, um nach einem Erdbeben zu helfen. Da werden sie Zeugen einer überragenden Entdeckung: Ein Buch der Maya, größer und detailreicher als jedes andere bekannte Exemplar. Das Buch enthält geheimes Wissen, das in den falschen Händen verheerend für die Menschheit wäre. Sams und Remis Bemühungen, das Buch in Sicherheit zu bringen, treiben sie in die Arme einer kriminellen Organisation von solchen Ausmaßen, wie nicht einmal die beiden Schatzjäger sie sich jemals hätten vorstellen können.
Husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo are intrigued when an archaeologist friend requests their help excavating a top secret historical site. What they find will set them on a hunt for a prize greater than they could ever imagine. The clues point to the hidden tomb of Attila the Hun, the High King who was reportedly buried with a vast fortune of gold and jewels and plunder....a bounty that has never been found. As they follow the trail, the Fargos will find themselves pitted against a thieving group of treasure hunters.
Husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo are in Mexico, when they come upon a remarkable discovery - the skeleton of a man clutching an ancient sealed pot, and within the pot, a Mayan book, larger than anyone has ever seen. The book contains astonishing information about the Mayans, about their cities, and about mankind itself. The secrets are so powerful that some people would do anything to possess them - as the Fargos are about to find out. Before their adventure is done, many men and women will die for that book - and Sam and Remi may just be among them.
Elle Stowell is a young woman with an unconventional profession: burglary. But Elle is no petty thief - with just the right combination of smarts, looks, and skills, she can easily stroll through ritzy Bel Air neighborhoods and pick out the perfect home for plucking the most valuable items. This is how Elle has always gotten by - she is good at it, and she thrives on the thrill. But after stumbling upon a grisly triple homicide while stealing from the home of a wealthy art dealer, Elle discovers she is no longer the only one sneaking around. Somebody is searching for her.
Reinhardt Firchow, Angelika Thomas, Horst Mendroch, und andere
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Das Waffenschmugglerpärchen Altmeyer und Rachel will eigentlich nur noch kleineren Geschäften nachgehen und in Kalifornien Ziegen züchten. Auf der Party eines berühmt-berüchtigten Filmemachers lernen die beiden den dicken Bucky kennen. Bucky sitzt wegen einiger obskurer Drogengeschäfte in der Tinte. Hilfsbereit springen Altmeyer und Rachel ihrem neuen, ängstlichen Freund mit ihrem explosiven Know-How zur Seite. Die drei versprechen sich ein gutes Geschäft.
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Tombs by Clive Cussler and Thomas Perry, read by Scott Brick. It's a prize beyond imagination. When an archaeologist excavating a top-secret historical site realises the magnitude of his discovery, he requests help from treasure hunters Sam and Remi Fargo. In rushing to join him, the Fargos are thrown into their most daring quest to date.
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of The Mayan Secrets by Clive Cussler and Thomas Perry, read by Scott Brick. Husband and wife team Sam and Remi Fargo are in Mexico, when they come upon an astonishing discovery - the skeleton of a man clutching an ancient sealed pot, and within the pot, a Mayan book, larger than anyone has ever seen. The book contains astonishing information about the Mayans, their cities, and about mankind itself.
In this exciting seventh entry in Thomas Perry's Jane Whitefield series, Jane spirits James Shelby, a man unjustly convicted of his wife's murder, out of the criminal court building in downtown Los Angeles-but the price of Shelby's freedom is high.
Murderers' Row: Original Baseball Mysteries, Volume 2
Laura Lippman, Mike Lupica, Michael Malone, und andere
Elliot Gould, Lee Horsley, Dan Cashman, und andere
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Seven original baseball short stories in the mystery and murder genres, written by an all star lineup of writers, each of whom understand the game's lore and tactical nuances as well as its deep roots in American life. Compiled by Otto Penzler, the proprietor of The Mysterious Bookshop in New York City and regarded as the world's foremost authority on crime, mystery and suspense fiction.
Married and living in England under the name Michael Schaeffer, the assassin known as the Butcher's Boy is the target of a Mafia hit team sent to exact revenge for his deadly campaign against the Balacontano family years earlier. Schaeffer kills all three attackers, but he knows more will come and needs to find whoever sent them to end it once and for all.
An aging but formidable strip-club owner, Claudiu "Manco" Kapak, has been robbed by a masked gunman as he placed his cash receipts in a bank's night-deposit box. Enraged, he sends his half-dozen security men out to find a suspect who is spending lots of cash and is new enough to Los Angeles not to know he was robbing a gangster.
When a bomb goes off in the middle of a hospital fundraiser, Native American guide-turned-housewife Jane Whitefield finds herself face to face with the cause of the explosion: a young pregnant girl who has been tracked across the country by a team of hired hunters.That night, regardless of what she wants or the vow that she's made to her husband, Jane must come back to transform one more victim into a runner. And her quest for safety sets in motion a mission that will be a rescue operation - or a chance for revenge.
When Phil Kramer is shot dead on a deserted suburban street in the middle of the night, his wife, Emily, is left with an emptied bank account and a lot of questions. How could Phil leave her penniless? What was he going to do with the money? And, most of all, who was he if he wasn't the man she thought she married?
Six years ago, Jack Till helped Wendy Harper disappear. But now her ex-boyfriend and former business partner, Eric Fuller, is being framed for her presumed murder in an effort to smoke her out, and Till must find her before tango-dancing assassins Paul and Sylvie Turner do. With masterful plotting and unnerving psychological insight, Thomas Perry delivers another mesmerizing thrill ride.
In A Small Town, 12 conspirators meticulously plan to throw open all the gates to the prison that contains them, so that more than a thousand convicts may escape and pour into the nearby small town. The newly freed prisoners rape, murder, and destroy the town - burning down homes and businesses. An immense search ensues, but the 12 who plotted it all get away.