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The Big Killing

By Robert Wilson
  • ISBN Code: : 0007379676
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
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An evocative and atmospheric thriller set along the part of the African coast they used to call the White Man’s Grave, The Big Killing is the second novel to feature Bruce Medway

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  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1615950095
  • Total of Pages : 492
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 491
  • Pdf File: mystery-women-volume-two.pdf

Book Short Summary:

DIVMany bibliographers focus on women who write. Lawyer Barnett looks at women who detect, at women as sleuths and at the evolving roles of women in professions and in society. Excellent for all women's studies programs as well as for the mystery hound. Look at the popularity of such reading guides as Willetta Heising's Detecting Women (3rd ed. 0-9644593-7-X) or Amanda Cross' fiction (Honest Doubt 0-345-44011-0 11/00)./div

Paramount War God

By Shi HuangDi
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  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Book Code : 1649204477
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  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 157
  • Pdf File: paramount-war-god.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The War God Continent was vast and endless. The nine forbidden lands were filled with a rain of blood and gore. The Four Great Sacred Grounds had forged countless peerless experts. The mysterious youth who had walked out from the forbidden area. A man. A saber. He stepped on the geniuses and the strong, becoming a supreme wargod. And all of this, from the moment Mu Tian arrived ...

Return From the Immortal Realm

By Bi AnHuaKai
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  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Book Code : 1648141269
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  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 137
  • Pdf File: return-from-the-immortal-realm.pdf

Book Short Summary:

When immortals descended to the mortal world, they were only envious of the mandarin ducks and not immortals.The school beauty is mine, the female teacher is mine, and the princess is still mine. "

Death of an Airman

By Christopher St. John Sprigg
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 181
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 473
  • Pdf File: death-of-an-airman.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"Death of an Airman" by Christopher St. John Sprigg. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Hopalong Cassidy Novels 4-Book Bundle

By Louis L'Amour
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  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Book Code : 0804180644
  • Total of Pages : 1024
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 399
  • Pdf File: the-hopalong-cassidy-novels-4-book-bundle.pdf

Book Short Summary:

There might not be a more fitting union of author and protagonist than Louis L’Amour, America’s favorite frontier storyteller, and Hopalong Cassidy, the iconic cowboy introduced more than a century ago. Originally written under the pseudonym Tex Burns, The Rustlers of West Fork, The Trail to Seven Pines, The Riders of High Rock, and Trouble Shooter were L’Amour’s first published novels, but they showcase the spirit of adventure and wonderful knack for character that would become his signature. Now these four classics are together for the first time in this thrilling eBook bundle. THE RUSTLERS OF WEST FORK When Hopalong Cassidy arrives at the Circle J to deliver a fortune in bank notes to rancher Dick Jordan, he discovers that a foolhardy band of outlaws has taken Dick prisoner, along with his daughter, Pam. Even if Hopalong can free them, he will have to lead the hostages across rough and untamed Apache country, stalked by the outlaws who have vowed to take him out. But Hopalong is no stranger to trouble, and before his guns—or his temper—cool, he’s determined to bring this gang to justice . . . dead or alive. THE TRAIL TO SEVEN PINES Outside the lawless town of Seven Pines, Hopalong comes across two men—one dead, one badly wounded. He returns with help, but the survivor has been shot through the temple. Who would do such a thing? To find out, Hopalong hires on at the Rocking R Ranch, where more than a thousand cattle have been run off by crooks who also have their eyes on the monthly stagecoach shipments of gold. To save the Rocking R, Cassidy needs men he can trust—because he’s the target of a ruthless gunslinger in a fight for frontier justice. THE RIDERS OF HIGH ROCK In the cattle country just east of the California line, Hopalong discovers an old friend, Red Connors, holed up in a mountain cave with a bullet in his side and a story to tell. The local ranchers had been losing their stock to a savage killer named Jack Bolt, and when Red caught the rustlers in the act, they hunted him down, shot him, and left him for dead. Now Bolt’s coming after the one man who stands in his way: Hopalong Cassidy. But he’s about to learn the hard way that if you shoot down a man like Cassidy, you’d better make sure he never gets up again. TROUBLE SHOOTER A desperate call for help sends Hopalong to the aid of a fellow cowpoke. But by the time he arrives, Pete Melford has been murdered. In search of Pete’s killer, Hopalong signs on at the sprawling Box T ranch and confronts a mystery as dangerous as it is haunting. The owner of the Box T has built his empire with shrewd determination, but behind his success lies a bloody trail leading to the strange and forbidding Babylon Mesa, a fortune in gold, and a showdown with a desperado who isn’t afraid to cheat death.