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epub |eng | 2012-07-15 | Author:Sherwood Anderson & Irving Howe [Anderson, Sherwood & Howe, Irving]

Wash Williams and George Willard arose from the pile of railroad ties and walked along the tracks toward town. The operator finished his tale quickly, breathlessly. “Her mother sent for ...
( Category: Short Stories December 30,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-01-11 | Author:Lori Armstrong [Armstrong, Lori]

FIFTEEN Given Rollie’s reputation for maintaining a low profile when it came to his business dealings, I agreed to meet him out in the middle of nowhere. I understood his ...
( Category: Women Sleuths December 30,2019 )
epub |eng | 2005-07-15 | Author:Suzanne Forster & Donna Kauffman & Jill Shalvis [Forster, Suzanne & Kauffman, Donna & Shalvis, Jill]

CHAPTER SEVEN MARSH SAW THE PLAY of emotions flicker across her face. The one he most easily recognized was fear. Because he felt it so keenly himself. He leaned down ...
( Category: United States December 30,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-05-24 | Author:A Lee Martinez [Martinez, A Lee]

Grinning, he leaned forward, and Diana assumed he was about to bite her head off. Instead, they kissed, and the batthing switched hosts as their lips touched. Despite all efforts ...
( Category: Humorous December 25,2019 )
mobi |eng | 1986-04-15 | Author:Ed McBain

10 Andrew Hacker was a detective who probably stood six feet two inches in his stockinged feet and maybe weighed a hundred and ninety pounds, but standing alongside Cooper Rawles ...
( Category: Police Procedurals December 23,2019 )
mobi |eng | 1988-01-01 | Author:Ed McBain

“Gottfried Brechtmann was a brewer in Munich,” Warren said. “He married Elise Meuhler, daughter of a local banker, and had two children by her—Anna and Jacob. Jacob’s the one who ...
( Category: Police Procedurals December 23,2019 )
mobi |eng | 1996-01-01 | Author:Ed McBain

7 * * * HE KEPT remembering what Amberjack had told him about keeping an eye on the weather. Warren didn’t want to get caught out here on a small ...
( Category: Murder December 23,2019 )
mobi |eng | 1987-11-15 | Author:Ed McBain

"What is it you want to know?" she asked Carella. She was wearing blue jeans and a man's shirt. Carella wondered if the shirt was Willis's. They were in the ...
( Category: Police Procedurals December 23,2019 )
mobi |eng | 1994-12-15 | Author:Ed McBain

The Tahitian Gardens was crosstown and slightly uptown on Talbot Avenue, four blocks from the Calm’s Point Bridge. As short a time as ten years back, one might have said ...
( Category: Police Procedurals December 23,2019 )
mobi |rus | 2012-02-27 | Author:Ed McBain

9 There is nothing cops like better than continuity, even if it takes a couple of corpses to provide it. Before Alex Leopold raised his baffled head, Carella and Meyer ...
( Category: Police Procedurals December 23,2019 )
mobi |eng | 2012-02-28 | Author:Ed McBain

A sure sign that nothing was happening on this case—oh, yeah, maybe a cheap hood was being beaten up and made to realize you can’t go home again—was the fact ...
( Category: Police Procedurals December 23,2019 )
mobi |eng | 2011-12-24 | Author:Ed McBain

By twenty minutes to midnight, Fat Ollie Weeks had almost reached the end of the trail. With the help of Kling, Cutler, and Pike, he had matched up photographs of ...
( Category: Police Procedurals December 23,2019 )
mobi |eng | 1960-01-01 | Author:Ed McBain

Most of the checks had been made out to clothing or department stores. Claudia, true to the species, seemed to have a penchant for shopping and a checkbook that yielded ...
( Category: Police Procedurals December 23,2019 )
mobi |eng | 2011-04-05 | Author:Ed McBain

Chapter 8 On Sunday morning, the visiting hours at Buena Vista Hospital were from ten to twelve. It was a busy day, busier than Wednesday, for example, because Saturday night ...
( Category: Murder December 23,2019 )
mobi |eng | 2000-11-15 | Author:Ed McBain

The lions were really kicking it up. Maybe they're hungry, Carella thought. Maybe they'd like a nice fat detective for dinner. It's a pity I'm not a fat detective, but ...
( Category: Murder December 23,2019 )