By Susan Dunlap
By C.M. Elliott
Sibanda’s services frequently outranks – and frustrates – his colleagues, no longer least his superiors. but if Sibanda isn’t feeling challenged adequate, there’s continually his courtship of neighborhood good looks Khanyi Mpofu to maintain him busy and extra distract him from his thoughts of Berry Barton who he met whereas learning within the UK.
However, Sibanda quickly encounters extra urgent issues. A horribly mutilated corpse is stumbled on within the park close to the luxury Thunduluka inn. at the beginning it seems like the corpse was once savaged by way of vultures, yet Sibanda fast concludes that the sufferer used to be murdered for physique elements and from then on not anything is sort of love it turns out.
With Sibanda are his trusty sidekicks: Sergeant Ncube and pass over Daisy. Ncube is an obese, many-wived mechanical genius and omit Daisy is an old, truculent Land Rover that's the apple of Ncube’s eye. after which there's the bush itself, explored via Sibanda’s ardour for and encyclopaedic wisdom of it, which emerges as a personality in its personal correct during this madcap, modern African adventure.
By Peter Wehle
Peter Wehle hat mit Hofrat Halb einen liebenswerten Ermittler geschaffen, der beweist, dass guy dem Bösen auf der Welt auch mit Stil zu Leibe rücken kann - ein Krimi voll Witz, Charme und verblüffender Wendungen.
By Daniel Linden
within the AIKIDO CAPER we meet Aikido Sensei Parker. His institution has fallen on not easy occasions and he must get a role. His previous boss, Albert, hires him again as a personal investigator and likewise as a bodyguard for the wealthy and famous... a bodyguard that wishes no gun. he's a deadly weapon. the following factor you recognize bullets are flying, Hollywood stars are working amok, and mysterious attorneys are leaving slug-like trails all over the place as they slink approximately. Parker begins sleuthing and the wild experience is on. With Killers at the unfastened and Parker just a step clear of definite loss of life the re-make of the outdated martial arts vintage ‘Above the Fray’ needs to cross on. a person desires to cease it and it’s as much as Parker to discover the evil guy at the back of the nefarious deeds.
THE AIKIDO-KA, the second one booklet within the Aikido secret sequence, begins with Derek Gunner asking Parker to discover John Wall, an the world over recognized murderer who in basic terms operates open air america. Gunny is an outdated good friend and fellow Aikido instructor and is seeking Wall simply because he's the lengthy misplaced son of his former military Captain, who's loss of life. Parker is familiar with of the guy, and is aware find out how to get such things as this performed, yet isn’t pleased with the task. And he shouldn’t be; he slightly escapes the assembly along with his lifestyles. previous delivers could be a mile of tough highway, sometimes.
Parker figures his task is completed, in basic terms to discover that rather than going again domestic and educating Aikido he now has to move to the Chicago suburbs and get John Wall out of hassle. he is in detention center for homicide and the FBI is screaming for the locals to free up him to their custody. The locals LEOs are telling the Feds to get in line they usually have a pass judgement on who's backing their play. they've got their purposes for no longer eager to flip Wall over and lose him.
Parker has to resolve a homicide, shop a puppy, ship a loopy girl into the fingers of a guy who loves her, sit with a tender guy and clarify life’s mysteries, look for clues within the hidden documents of a giant urban newsroom, and summon up extra braveness than he’s ever had to ensure that justice is finished. speedy Aikido strikes, a very good randori, FBI goons, law enforcement officials, assassins, and naturally there’s a girl; this tale is sort of a freight teach on a steep downhill run.
Yeah, it’s a love tale.
AIKIDO ANEJO is greater than a secret and lots of have referred to as it the main mystical of the Aikido Mysteries. it's the tale of outdated Willie Brown, an historic pal of Parker’s grandfather. anyone is making an attempt to make Willie go away his home and Parker isn’t having any of that. He places jointly a felony workforce and heads for court docket and whereas there, meets a guy who's easily the scariest individual Parker has ever encountered. Like Quint acknowledged within the motion picture Jaws, “He has useless eyes, useless eyes… till he bites you…” and he supplies Parker a blast from either one of them as he stares deep into his soul. Later he asks, “Mr. Parker, have you appeared into the eyes of a wild animal and understood instantly that it is aware precisely the way you style? No? You will…”
Are those men drug runners? Are they operating funds and weapons? Why the large Donzi offshore strength boats? What are they doing? And why are they attempting to kill Parker now? the tale spins on an axis of pleasure and close to terror as Parker attempts to save lots of previous Willie’s niece who has been abducted. The typhoon of the century is nearing Florida and Parker needs to do no matter what he can to maintain Willie secure and locate Siobhan sooner than Florida is ripped off the map in a hail of wind, nature’s fury, and natural evil incarnate.
This is An Aikido secret at its very best.
By Jenk Saborowski
By Jax Miller,Claire-Marie Clévy
Il était une fois Sadie Gingerich, ancienne amish, seule dans sa confiserie d’une ville minière de Pennsylvanie. Sa vie va brutalement changer lorsque son fils est murdereré par sa petite amie, Allison.
Cruauté du destin, Sadie fait los angeles rencontre de Danny, le père d’Allison, en proie à ses propres démons. Leurs lourds passés et le choc du meurtre s’entremêlent pendant l’enquête de police, révélant une vérité indicible.
Entre les doux pâturages de l. a. communauté amish, les montagnes isolées du Nord et les villes minières abandonnées de l. a. Rust Belt, los angeles vie et l’amour sont broyés, laminés par los angeles drogue et l. a. pauvreté de l’Amérique rurale. Un lieu où les rêves ne se réalisent pas, où les fins heureuses n’existent pas.
By Cornell Woolrich
In Woolrich’s iconic story, Detective Tom Shawn saves a lovely younger girl from a suicide try one evening, and later hears her tale. She is in melancholy as the death of her filthy rich father has been estimated through a confidence man probably talented with the ability of clairvoyance; a man whose predictions have unerringly aided her father in his business time and again ahead of. Shawn and a squad of detectives investigate this dire prediction and take a look at to steer clear of the millionaire businessman from assembly his ordained finish at the stroke of midnight.
One of Cornell Woolrich’s such a lot influential novels, this classic noir story of a guy being affected by his skill to work out the future is arguably the author’s most sensible in its depiction of a doomed vision of predestination.
By Pierre Turgeon
By Maxime Houde
Amoché, sans le sou, Coveleski ne réagit pas au départ d'Emma, qui n'en peut plus, ne se défend pas quand il est de nouveau tabassé par deux voyous, ne proteste pas quand il est évincé de son propre appartement…
Réfugié dans une chambre minable, errant de bars en golf equipment et de verres en bouteilles, c'est bientôt d'une cellule que l'extirpe le sergent-détective Maranda, qui décide alors de s'occuper de lui en l'aiguillant sur une enquête bien particulière. Mais il sait qu'il sera malaisé de sauver Coveleski de ses vieux démons, et encore plus de le soulager du poids de ses illusions.
By John Joseph Ryan
All isn't really good in post-World conflict II St. Louis, and personal eye Ed Darvis, a guy pegged as liking justice an excessive amount of, discovers there’s an outstanding line among fixing a criminal offense and being an accomplice.
Ed Darvis, a St. Louis deepest eye, is pegged as a guy who “likes justice too much.” possibly that’s why company is gradual; seems no longer all people in St. Louis is seeking justice. Revenge, deceit, and a bit profit-taking at the aspect are all too usually the modus operandi of law enforcement officials and criminals alike. but if a gorgeous girl walks into his bland storefront organisation at the seedy aspect of city and asks him to aid locate her abducted daughter, Darvis’s existence heats up. He needs to use his wits to outlive, jabbing and feinting with deadpan directness and cynical ease, and while that doesn’t paintings, supplying justice with the blunt finish of his .38 revolver.