By Maureen Tan

Suffering from thoughts of her lover's homicide, burnt-out MI5 operative Jane Nichols strikes to Savannah, Georgia, and devotes herself to writing hard-boiled inner most eye novels, in spite of the fact that, among Savannah's ancient homes is an enemy from her previous.

Show description

Read Online or Download A.K.A. Jane (Jane Nichols, Book 1) PDF

Best thriller books

The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium Trilogy, Book 2)

Half blistering espionage mystery, half riveting police procedural, and half piercing exposé on social injustice, the woman Who performed with fireplace is a masterful, ceaselessly pleasant novel.

Mikael Blomkvist, crusading writer of the journal Millennium, has made up our minds to run a narrative that might reveal an intensive intercourse trafficking operation. at the eve of its ebook, the 2 journalists accountable for the object are murdered, and the fingerprints came upon at the homicide weapon belong to his good friend, the bothered genius hacker Lisbeth Salander. Blomkvist, confident of Salander’s innocence, plunges into an research. in the meantime, Salander herself is drawn right into a murderous video game of cat and mouse, which forces her to stand her darkish previous.

Gravity

A tender NASA surgeon needs to wrestle a deadly microbe that's multiplying within the deadliest of environments -- house -- during this acclaimed blockbuster of scientific suspense from Tess Gerritsen, bestselling writer of Harvest, existence aid, and Bloodstream.
Gravity
Dr. Emma Watson has been education for the journey of an entire life: to check residing beings in area. yet her project aboard the foreign area Station becomes a nightmare past imagining whilst a tradition of single-celled organisms starts off to regenerate uncontrolled -- and infects the gap station workforce with agonizing and lethal effects. Emma struggles to include the outbreak whereas again on the earth her estranged husband, Jack McCallum, works frantically with NASA to convey her domestic. yet there'll be no rescue. The contagion now threatens Earth's inhabitants, and the astronauts are stranded in orbit, quarantined aboard the station -- the place they're loss of life one after the other. ..

The Sweet Smell of Decay (Harry Lytle Chronicles, Book 1)

Within the vein of Bernard Cornwell and George MacDonald Fraser comes the 1st installment in a historic secret sequence set in recovery London and starring the irrepressible Harry Lytle

Double Switch: A Novel

Blackmail. Bullets. Deception. It's time to play ball.
Johnny Adcock, the getting older major-league aid pitcher who moonlights as a personal investigator, returns within the exciting follow-up to The Setup Man.
Johnny Adcock doesn't have an place of work; he has the bullpen. That's the place he's sitting shelling sunflower seeds after a video game, while up walks Tiff Tate, the enigmatic, career-making PR/stylist at the back of the main hugely marketable appears to be like in baseball. Tiff wishes Adcock's designated model of craftsmanship. Her new patron is Yonel Ruiz, the rookie phenom who courageously risked existence and limb in shark-infested waters to escape his local Cuba for reputation, fortune, and freedom in significant League Baseball. Now that Ruiz has signed a record-setting agreement, the Venezuelan cartel that smuggled him out is squeezing him for a larger slice of the motion and they've unleashed a ruthless murderer, recognized merely as l. a. Loba, to gather. Adcock takes the case, although front place of work desires to close down his aspect activity and has despatched its no-nonsense company fixer and "director of security" to maintain an in depth eye on him. Adcock is straight away swept up in a high-pressure online game choked with marvelous twists, double crosses, and lethal gambits that might depart him combating for his lifestyles and at risk of wasting greater than the warmth off his fastball or a place within the playoffs.
Critics raved concerning the Setup guy: "A attractive secret with a rakish lead" (Milwaukee magazine Sentinel), "This rookie mystery author has homered his first time at bat" (The unfastened Lance-Star), and "Teems with intercourse, violence—and baseball . . . Monday merits advertising to the beginning rotation of mystery writers" (St. Louis Post-Dispatch). Double change proves that Johnny Adcock is among the genre's such a lot exciting detectives in years, and offers readers a welcome go back to the sexy,
action-packed, and exciting global the place high-stakes specialist activities and life-or-death motion collide.
From the Hardcover variation.

Extra info for A.K.A. Jane (Jane Nichols, Book 1)

Example text

In der Zwischenzeit rief er seine Mails ab und sah, dass seine Tochter geschrieben hatte. Oh, Mist! Er spürte, wie Entsetzen in ihm aufstieg. Bitte, flehte er insgeheim, hoffentlich hat sie nicht abgesagt! Er öffnete die Mail. Daddy, Änderung des Treffpunkts: Bob’s Caff in der Stroud Green Road, Finsbury Park. Bis später, Ally. Bob’s Caff? Bob’s Caff? In Finsbury Park? Was war denn nicht in Ordnung mit dem Tisch, den er im The Richoux reserviert hatte? Aber wenigstens hatte sie nicht abgesagt. Gott, warum sah er sie in der letzten Zeit so selten?

Für Oxford, gratulierte er sich selbst und genoss die beiden Silben in seinem Kopf. Aber – wie ein Kind zog er die Nase kraus – diese Bastarde. Grässliche Kerle. In Oxford war es wieder genauso wie im Kinderheim. Subtiler zwar, aber ich war trotzdem der Prügelknabe, der Außenseiter. Na ja, seht mich jetzt an. Ich bin wahrscheinlich wohlhabender als mein gesamtes College und all seine lebenden Alumni zusammen. Und wie viele Menschen auf dieser Welt hatten wohl schon – anonym – fast hundert Millionen Pfund für wohltätige Zwecke gespendet?

Aber Roddy antwortete nicht und ging einfach weiter. Schließlich gab Joe auf und blieb am Eingang zum Pier stehen. «, rief er klagend. Roddy fluchte, als der klapprige Ford Escort nicht ansprang. Schon zum dritten Mal drehte er den Schlüssel und lauschte dem Orgeln des Anlassers. Wieder klingelte sein Handy. « �Entschuldigung. « �Ah«, sagte Whitaker ernst. « Whitaker war Forschungsassistent am Institut für Meeressäugetiere. Sein wirklicher Name war Peter Grant, aber alle außer seiner Familie nannten ihn Whitaker, weil er angeblich dem Filmstar Forest Whitaker ähnlich sah.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.94 of 5 – based on 47 votes