Category: Historical Mystery Thriller Suspense Fiction

El enigma de Tina (Algaida Literaria - Premio Ateneo Ciudad - download pdf or read online

By Alfonso Domingo

En noviembre de 1936, Tina de Jarque es detenida en Madrid por Abel Domínguez, pagador de las milicias Andalucía-Extremadura de los angeles CNT, que se enamora perdidamente de ella. Acusada de espía, de quintacolumnista y de cómplice en el robo de joyas, sobre su destino ultimate circularon los más variados rumores, desde su fusilamiento hasta una rocambolesca huida.
Tina de Jarque fue una de las más famosas vedettes de los años 20 y 30, y su fama rebasó las fronteras de aquella España convulsa. Protagonizó revistas inolvidables, viajó a Sudamérica en varias giras triunfales, fue de las primeras en traer el jazz y l. a. bossa nova, seizeó discos con sus grandes éxitos e hizo películas en Alemania, Estados Unidos y España, entre ellas l. a. sorprendente Carne de fieras en plena Guerra Civil.

En clave de novela negra y fruto de una investigación exhaustiva de varios años, El enigma de Tina rescata del olvido una de las historias más apasionantes de los angeles Guerra Civil española.

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Read e-book online Sang des prairies (Le): Les Cahiers noirs de l'aliéniste PDF

By Jacques Côté

citadel Edmonton, 5 mai 1885…
Trois mois après avoir joint les rangs du 65e bataillon de Montréal, le capitaine Georges Villeneuve, supporté du lieu­tenant Bruno Lafon­taine et du docteur Paré, entend l. a. dé­position sous serment de François Lépine, un interprète métis qui a survécu au bloodbath de Lac-à-la-Grenouille.
Villeneuve et ses hommes ont reçu l’ordre du général unusual de former une fee d’enquête afin d’identifier les cadavres et de retrou­ver los angeles hint des auteurs de ce crime odieux, de jeunes guerriers cris que le gouvernement canadien croit sympa­thiques à los angeles reason de Louis Riel. Or, Villeneuve, tout comme los angeles majorité des soldats et of­ficiers du 65e bataillon, considère Riel non comme un traître mais bien comme un héros de l. a. Nation !
Si los angeles vie militaire n’effraie pas le jeune homme de vingt-deux ans – ses gages lui permettront en plus de payer ses études de médecine –, ce qu’il voit des injustices commises par le pouvoir d’Ottawa à l’encontre des Indiens du Nord-Ouest, des Métis et de Louis Riel, demeurera gravé dans l. a. mémoire du futur aliéniste.
À los angeles fois roman policier, roman historique et véritable western, Le Sang des prairies relate une web page sombre et injustement oubliée de l’histoire canadienne.

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Get The Last Jaguar PDF

By Bruce Bradley

From "THE final JAGUAR"--

"Finally, after driving in the course of the rain for almost 3 hours, John Bowden pulled up. On their correct, under them, the movement had swollen to greater than two times its basic measurement. Bowden pointed forward and a bit above them. during the bushes, Tom may simply make out a element of the slope of a roof. He nodded vigorously and the 3 males moved for-ward.
When they have been fifty toes from the constitution they stopped back. Lightning flashed. Tom checked out Bowden.
“What’s wrong?” he yelled.
“Something’s no longer right.” Bowden back. “Someone’s residing here—or was once until eventually lately. examine the woodpile and the backyard. This position has been saved up!”
He was once correct. Brush and grass have been lately in the reduction of from round the apartment. wooden stacked well along the home had no longer but been darkened through climate. The awl was once now not in sight.
A window alongside one aspect of the cabin confirmed no signal of forget. Curtains hung there, yet no mild got here from the win-dow. No smoke got here from the chimney.
The door was once ajar. one of many hinges was once broken.
Slowly, the boys walked their horses in the course of the rain. Lightning flashed back. The eerie feeling Tom had the evening earlier than got here again to him. He shivered—not simply from the rainy and chilly, but additionally from anything unknown.
Ten paces from front porch, they stopped back. Bowden checked out Jesus. The Mexican nodded again. Taking his rifle from its scabbard, he acquired off his horse and walked to the house.
The very first thing Jesus spotted was once the humming of dozens of flies. Then he stepped onto the porch and the death-smell struck him. Pushing the damaged door open along with his rifle barrel, he peered within. A second later, gagging, he sponsored off the porch, his hand protecting his nostril and mouth.
“Mother of God!” he choked. “Amigos, it's bad.” He swallowed demanding. “It is far bad!”
Tom glanced at John Bowden.
“Jaguar?” he requested Jesus.
“No, Senor Tom. it isn't El Tigre.”
Together, Tom Allison and John Bowden dismounted. Handing their reins to Jesus, they moved ahead. Bowden pulled a handkerchief from his coat, motioning for Tom to do the same.
The door used to be open; the best way Jesus had left it. inside of, flies swarmed approximately. despite their noses and mouths lined, the stench used to be nearly an excessive amount of for the 2 men.
The cabin had just one room. To the precise of the door, below a crude desk that used to be but lined with a tablecloth, the physique of a guy lay in a heap. coated in blood and gore, it seemed as if the man’s head were break up with an awl. Blood had pooled round him, then seeped throughout the floor-boards of the cabin, leaving a rusty stain.
He were the fortunate one..."

it really is 1858--and the Sierra mining cities of Grass Valley and Nevada urban are booming with gold.
Ranchers Tom Allison and John Bowden have an immense problem--an huge, immense cat has all started to ravage their herds. the 2 males set up a hunt. however the hunt is lower brief after they stumble onto a awful scene of torture, rape and homicide. the single clue left in the back of is a half-print of a moccasin, yet that half-print is greater than any basic footprint.

Lorelei Crane, a tender lady who works on the Morehouse Café in Grass Valley, has encountered the cat and has no worry of it. Warned of the transparent hazard it represents, she can't face up to the temptation to return into the woods to work out it back, ignoring the truth that a vicious killer is usually within the zone. while a tender miner named Sean Palin sees her by myself within the woods, he turns into livid together with her and sparks fly...

Meanwhile, after 5 years of fight, the Palin family--Richard, Anne and their sons, Sean and Lyle--have came across gold. maintaining that gold and getting it adequately into city should be one other topic solely, for males are out to take it from them--and homicide is simply a part of a day's paintings for them.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Canary: A Novel (Harmony Series) by Michael Loyd Gray,Susanne Gee

By Michael Loyd Gray,Susanne Gee

Amelia Earhart disappeared in 1937. Did she crash within the ocean? No. THE CANARY initiatives her ultimate days and divulges a shocking friendship with the younger Ernest Hemingway.
"Michael Loyd Gray's novel The Canary is rooted in ancient truth and but soars in poetic interludes to offer a wealthy portrait of its complicated topics Amelia Earheart , the 1st girl to fly solo over the Atlantic and who later used to be misplaced at sea, and younger Ernest Hemingway, an writer to be. A lively read!" - Robert Flanagan, writer of Maggot
"Michael Loyd Gray's prose unspools with the unmistakeable cadence of a storyteller." - Stuart Dybeck

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Read e-book online HIDDEN MICKEY 1: Sometimes Dead Men DO Tell Tales! PDF

By Nancy Temple Rodrigue,David W. Smith

Sometimes useless males DO inform Tales!

1st of the Hidden Mickey experience Mysteries approximately Walt Disney and Disneyland written for Adults, youth, & Tweens (age 10 & up).

associates locate WALT DISNEY'S misplaced DIARY

Who knew it should lead them on a wild cross-country seek choked with discoveries, concerning the well-known guy, his lifestyles, and approximately themselves.


Beth, Adam's former female friend, was once fired from her cherished activity at Disneyland, due to Adam. Now he wishes her assist in untangling an internet of clues that Walt left in the back of. Can she placed their earlier apart and paintings with him back? Can the 3 acquaintances decipher the eccentric clues that Disney himself could have ingeniously devised?

WHO ELSE is looking for THE TREASURE?

As the clues lead them toward their objective, and deeper within the legacy of Walt Disney himself, will they locate a few long-lost treasure?

IS THIS ONE ultimate phantasm via THE WORLD'S maximum STORYTELLER?

Anyone who loves all-things Disney can be swept up within the intrigue of the occasionally refined, occasionally imprecise, and regularly striking evidence surrounding some of the most well-known, cherished and inventive males of all time. stroll within the footwear of our intrepid treasure hunters as they scavenge historic documents and notice remarkable connections, whereas they search out what Walt could have left behind.

Next booklet within the series... HIDDEN MICKEY 2: all of it Started...

Another "E-Ticket" trip via Disney's history

Want to move by yourself 'E-Ticket' event? subsequent time you stopover at a Disney Park you could play in Quests like Adam & Lance by means of bringing with you a replica of HIDDEN MICKEY ADVENTURES in Disneyland - HIDDEN MICKEY ADVENTURES in Disney California Adventure, and HIDDEN MICKEY ADVENTURES in WDW Magic Kingdom (or obtain one for your cellular device).

Hidden Mickey 1: occasionally useless males DO inform stories! is Flesch-Kincaid Grade 4.2 - Flesch studying Ease 83

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Download e-book for iPad: Seeking Signs by Staci Mercado

By Staci Mercado

A Century within the Making —

One hundred years in the past, Minnie Seamer’s demise stunned her rural Iowa group. On a wet summer time morning June 20, 1913, a tender farmhand came across her physique striking within the barn. The coroner governed it a suicide, yet distraught kin weren't confident.

Was it suicide — or used to be it murder?

Based on genuine occasions, looking symptoms is the tale of a tender lady looking for solutions within the wake of a kin tragedy. The indicators she unearths eventually swap the trail of her existence forever.

From the Prologue:

I turned a personal investigator the day my sister died. by no means brain that i used to be just a woman of thirteen and she or he used to be 32. 13 and a woman is simply nearly as good as anything. All you wish is usual feel, the power to monitor issues, and a few sneak in you. to inform you the reality, my age and the truth that i used to be a lady helped me mix in and seem risk free to the person who killed her. not less than for it slow, besides. issues did pass badly within the end.

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Download PDF by Antje Windgassen: Die Zeppelin-Verschwörung: Kriminalroman (Historische Romane

By Antje Windgassen

Nach seiner Karriere in der Armee widmet sich Graf Ferdinand von Zeppelin seinem Traum vom Fliegen. Er plant, ein Luftschiff zu konstruieren, das sich manövrieren lässt. Während er dafür von vielen nur belächelt wird, zeigt sich Kaiser Wilhelm II. interessiert. Zeppelin legt ihm die Konstruktionspläne vor und erhofft sich, den Kaiser als Geldgeber zu gewinnen. Doch dessen Prüf-Kommission findet Unstimmigkeiten in den Berechnungen. Der Graf ist sicher: Jemand muss die Pläne sabotiert haben. Aber wer?

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Download PDF by Laura Carlin: The Wicked Cometh

By Laura Carlin

The depraved Cometh will take readers on a heart-racing trip via backstreets swathed with fog to richly curtained, brightly lit state homes; from the libraries and schools of gents, to sawdust-strewn gin palaces the place ne'er-do-wells drink and scheme, all advised throughout the eyes of a heroine with not anything to lose.

The 12 months is 1831. Down the murky alleyways of London, acts of unspeakable wickedness are occurring and nobody is keen to talk out on behalf of the city's weak bad as they disappear from the streets.

Out of those shadows comes Hester White, a vibrant younger girl who's desirous to break out the slums in anyway possible.

When Hester is thrust into the area of the aristocratic Brock relations, she leaps on the probability to enhance her station in existence lower than the tutelage of the fiercely clever and mysterious Rebekah Brock. yet whispers from her prior slowly start to poison her new existence and either she and Rebekah are lured into the main sinister of investigations.

Hester and Rebekah locate themselves crossing each boundary they have ever recognized in pursuit of fact, redemption and fervour. yet their belief in one another might be confirmed as an online of deceit starts off to unspool, dragging them into the blackest center of a urban the place anything extra wicked than both of them may perhaps ever think is lurking . . .

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New PDF release: Searching for Wallenberg: A Novel

By Alan Lelchuk

After examining a graduate student's thesis concerning the destiny of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who kept millions of Jews in Budapest from 1944 to 1945, Professor Manny Gellerman--part-time detective, historian, and novelist--follows the twists and turns alongside unorthodox paths and uncovers a few uncomfortable truths that can clarify what occurred whilst Wallenberg used to be arrested through the Soviets in 1945, taken to Moscow, and left to fester in a Lybianka legal.

Now greater than sixty five years later, Gellerman starts unthreading those mysteries--and discovers that the inner most could be Wallenberg, himself. Who used to be the true guy in the back of the mythical character of noble diplomat and savior of Budapest Jews? Gellerman's quest finally leads him to a Jewish Hungarian girl, who claims she is Raoul Wallenberg's daughter. instantaneously a detective tale and an strange love tale, this novel inside of a unique is full of a number of layers and staggering characters that every one result in a deeper knowing of this enigmatic hero.

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Download PDF by Jacqueline Andrews: Heaven's Eyes: The Scandals of Macklin

By Jacqueline Andrews

Macklin, Mississippi is a city the place every body understands each person – a spot the place there is no mystery. town has visible its percentage of scandals, in particular while the mythical Shirley Brown swept via city. the ladies on the town thrive at the juicy gossip that they listen approximately one another, yet every one of them has her personal skeletons and prior sins to dwell with. the boys in Macklin have regularly been supportive in their better halves and important others, yet additionally they have demons in their personal. while what is been at the hours of darkness involves gentle, town starts off to resolve. Heaven’s eyes have been staring at and have been there to witness this tale of lust, scandal, suspense, love, hate, ache, pleasure, sin, and redemption.

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