Hard-Boiled
epub |eng | 2020-01-31 | Author:A. J. Harlem [Harlem, A. J.]

As the reverend drove, Roy counted the pulse beats in his feet. In total, by the time they reached the station, there’d been one thousand, two hundred and twenty-three. He’d ...
( Category: Hard-Boiled March 25,2020 )
epub |eng | 1939-01-01 | Author:S. S. Van Dine [Van Dine, S. S.]

Chapter XI. FAREWELL SOIRÉE (Saturday, January 18; 9 p.m.) The afternoon had passed uneventfully. After lunch Carlotta Naesmith and Stanley Sydes invited Vance to go with the others and watch ...
( Category: Hard-Boiled March 21,2020 )
epub |eng | 1952-07-15 | Author:Bruce Elliott [Elliott, Bruce]

CHAPTER X SHE DID NOT intrude herself as they drove through the darkness. Occasionally she’d tell him where to go, which fork of a road to take, but aside from ...
( Category: Hard-Boiled March 21,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-11-24 | Author:Mary Roberts Rinehart

CHAPTER IX The coroner held an inquest over the headless body the next day, Tuesday. Mr. Graves telephoned me in the morning, and I went to the morgue with him. ...
( Category: Hard-Boiled March 20,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-06-19 | Author:M. W. Craven [Craven, M. W.]

CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE ‘I’ve just finished with the chief constable of Cumbria,’ van Zyl said, ‘but before I get into that, can you bring me up to speed?’ Flynn relayed an ...
( Category: Serial Killers March 16,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-28 | Author:S. S. Van Dine

Footnotes *Sir E.A. Wallis Budge defines ka (or, more correctly, ku) both as “the double of a man” and “a divine double.” Breasted, explaining the ka, says it was the ...
( Category: Murder March 16,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Donald E. Westlake

NINE The Death of the Party After the hospital, where they gave me a shot and a scrub and some gauze bandage on my cheek, I went with Staples back ...
( Category: Murder March 16,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Robert Crais [Crais, Robert]

24 It was a quarter after seven by the time I got back to my house and searched the Triple-A map of California to find Anson. It was a tiny ...
( Category: Murder March 15,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-08-11 | Author:Charles Willeford

These lines strangely excited me. Putting Night on Bald Mountain on the turntable, and after twisting up the volume, I turned to the beginning of the poem and began to ...
( Category: Psychological March 12,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Ken Bruen

Lisa was gone. To change her clothes or something, her attitude preferably. I rang Bonny, arranged to meet her at the Crown. Anything to get out of the flaming house. ...
( Category: Kidnapping March 9,2020 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:James Patterson [Patterson, James]

CHAPTER 64 HENRY TYLER HAD been breaking news at the Chronicle since before Willie Brown was mayor. Cindy liked him, respected him, and was anxious to get his thoughts on ...
( Category: Murder March 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2011-03-21 | Author:Robert Crais [Crais, Robert]

I still didn't have a plan. Maybe the guys in the Nova, maybe they had a plan. Maybe I could borrow it. Chapter 20 Forty minutes later I turned down ...
( Category: Suspense March 2,2020 )
epub |eng | 1986-07-15 | Author:Peter Rabe [Rabe, Peter]

Chapter 13 Wheeler drove back to the Pink Light and thought about how much time he had left. He had two days until the meeting between the chiefs, or officially, ...
( Category: Hard-Boiled February 24,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-02-22 | Author:Reginald Hill

Sarah appeared as he was finishing his coffee and contented herself with a peach. She ate a lot of peaches in Italy, perhaps because she could be certain they did ...
( Category: Murder February 23,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-12-31 | Author:Emmy Ellis [Ellis, Emmy]

Chapter Twelve “You are bloody kidding me!” Bethany stared at her desk monitor. It wasn’t on, and with the three o’clock sun coming in through the window behind her, her ...
( Category: Hard-Boiled February 20,2020 )