Old secrets and new lies intersect in this breathtaking novel by one of the most dazzling and surprising writers at work today. Jackson's current job, gathering proof of an unfaithful husband for his suspicious wife, is fairly standard-issue, but a chance encounter with a desperate man on a crumbling cliff leads him into a sinister network-and back across the path of his old friend Reggie.
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Started Early, Took My Dog: A Novel Jackson Brodie Book 4Reagan Arthur Books #ad - Meanwhile, the beloved detective of novels such as Case Histories, Jackson Brodie, is embarking on a different sort of rescue: that of an abused dog. Both appear miserable and better off without each other -- or so decides Tracy, in a snap decision that surprises herself as much as Kelly. Dog in tow, along with Tracy, Jackson is about to learn, that no good deed goes unpunished.
. Suddenly burdened with a small child, Tracy soon learns her parental inexperience is actually the least of her problems, as much larger ones loom for her and her young charge. Tracy waterhouse leads a quiet, ordered life as a retired police detective -- a life that takes a surprising turn when she encounters Kelly Cross, a habitual offender, dragging a young child through town.
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At the end of a long day, 16-year-old Reggie is looking forward to watching a little TV. Lost in his thoughts, he suddenly hears a shocking sound. On a hot summer day, Joanna Mason's family slowly wanders home along a country lane. As a novelist, i was staggered by Kate Atkinson's narrative wizardry. Stephen King.
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As a reader, I was charmed.
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. Each of them hiding a secret, each looking for love or money or redemption or escape, they all play a role in driving Jackson out of retirement and into the middle of several mysteries that intersect in one sinister scheme. The event thrusts jackson into the orbit of the wife of an unscrupulous real estate tycoon, a mysterious Russian woman, a successful crime novelist, a washed-up comedian, and a female police detective.
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Case Histories: A Novel Jackson Brodie Book 1 #ad - . Case one: a little girl goes missing in the night. Case two: a beautiful young office worker falls victim to a maniac's apparently random attack. Case three: a new mother finds herself trapped in a hell of her own making - with a very needy baby and a very demanding husband - until a fit of rage creates a grisly, bloody escape.
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Kate atkinson's first novel is "a multigenerational tale of a spectacularly dysfunctional Yorkshire family and one of the funniest works of fiction to come out of Britain in years" The New York Times Book Review.
Beyond All Reasonable Doubt: A NovelOther Press #ad - Ahlin is known as one of the most ruthless criminals. When sophia weber discovers critical flaws in the murder investigation, she decides to help Ahlin. But no one has forgotten the brutal crime. But sophia doing her utmost to get her client exonerated arouses many people's disgust. Thirteen years ago, a fifteen-year-old girl was murdered.
Beyond All Reasonable Doubt: A Novel #ad - I'm giving you a chance to achieve every lawyer’s dream, said Sophia Weber’s old professor. Doctor stig Ahlin was sentenced to life in prison. Freeing an innocent man. What kind of man is her client really? What has he done? And will she ever know the truth? Best thriller and mystery of the year – washington post best thriller and Mystery of the Year – San Francisco GateFrom the award-winning author of Quicksand, a gripping legal thriller that follows one woman’s conflicted efforts to overturn what may be a wrongful conviction.
And the more she learns, the more difficult her job becomes.
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In 1966, baltimore is a city of secrets that everyone seems to know—everyone, that is, except Madeline “Maddie” Schwartz. This year, she’s bolted from her marriage of almost twenty years, determined to make good on her youthful ambitions to live a passionate, meaningful life. Drawing on her own secrets, she helps Baltimore police find a murdered girl—assistance that leads to a job at the city’s afternoon newspaper, the Star.
Lady in the Lake: A Novel #ad - Maddie’s investigation brings her into contact with people that used to be on the periphery of her life—a jewelry store clerk, a hardened female reporter, a patrol cop, a waitress, a rising star on the Baltimore Orioles, a lonely man in a movie theater. Maddie wants to matter, to leave her mark on a swiftly changing world.
. Working at the newspaper offers maddie the opportunity to make her name, and she has found just the story to do it: a missing woman whose body was discovered in the fountain of a city park lake. Cleo sherwood was a young black woman who liked to have a good time. A new york times bestseller!the revered new york times bestselling author returns with a novel set in 1960s Baltimore that combines modern psychological insights with elements of classic noir, about a middle-aged housewife turned aspiring reporter who pursues the murder of a forgotten young woman.
The QuakerWorld Noir #ad - Winner 2018 mcilvanney prize for scottish crime book of the yeara washington post best book of 2019based on true events, a “dickensian crime novel” mystery matters set in 1960s GlasgowIt is 1969 and Glasgow is in the grip of the worst winter in decades yet it is something else that has Glaswegians on edge: a serial killer is at large.
But mccormack isn’t convinced. From ruined backstreets, and down into the dark heart of Glasgow, to deserted public parks, McCormack follows a trail of secrets that will change the city—and his life—forever. When they identify a petty thief as the man seen leaving the building where the Quaker’s last victim was found, they decide they’ve found their serial killer.
The Quaker #ad - An outsider with troubling secrets of his own, DI McCormack has few friends in his adopted city and a lot to prove. His arrival is met with anger and distrust by cops who are desperate to nail a suspect. The assassin leaves no clues and the police investigation seems to be going nowhere. Duncan mccormick, exactly, a talented young detective from the Highlands, is brought into the investigation to identify where, it’s gone wrong.
The brutality of the quaker‘s latest murder— a young woman snatched from a nightclub, her body dumped like trash in the back of a cold-water tenement—has left the city trembling with fear.
Transcription: A NovelLittle, Brown and Company #ad - Sent to an obscure department of mi5 tasked with monitoring the comings and goings of British Fascist sympathizers, she discovers the work to be by turns both tedious and terrifying. Ten years later, now a radio producer at the BBC, Juliet is unexpectedly confronted by figures from her past. A dramatic story of wwii espionage, betrayal, and loyalty, by the #1 bestselling author of Life After Life In 1940, eighteen-year old Juliet Armstrong is reluctantly recruited into the world of espionage.
But after the war has ended, she presumes the events of those years have been relegated to the past forever. A bill of reckoning is due, and she finally begins to realize that there is no action without consequence. A different war is being fought now, on a different battleground, but Juliet finds herself once more under threat.
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Emotionally Weird: A NovelPicador #ad - Effie tells various versions of her life at college, seldom gets out of bed, a student who never goes to lectures, where in fact she lives in a lethargic relationship with Bob, and to whom Klingons are as real as Spaniards and Germans. Emotionally weird is a thoroughly original and hilarious new novel about mothers, Nora, take refuge in the large, daughters, Effie and her mother, and love, by the author of Behind the Scenes at the MuseumOn a weather-beaten island off the coast of Scotland, mouldering house of their ancestors and tell each other stories.
Emotionally Weird: A Novel #ad - Nora, at first, recounts nothing that Effie really wants to hear--like who her real father was. But as mother and daughter spin their tales, strange things are happening around them. Is effie being followed? is someone killing the old people? And where is the mysterious yellow dog?In a brilliant comic narrative which explores the nonsensical power of language and meaning, Kate Atkinson has created another magical masterpiece.