A suspenseful, tongue-in-cheek adventure inspired by Bigfoot mythology traces the experiences of a hairy monster that stalks its woodland home and wreaks bloody havoc on unsuspecting campers in its quest for apocalyptic destruction. By the co-author of It's in the Book, Bob! 50,000 first printing.
"For all of us, being dead would be better than living with him. When Charlie said 'no man is a man until his father dies, ' I knew what I had to do." It's Father's Day weekend, and it looks like some of the well-intentioned wisdom that Charlie D dispenses on his late-night radio call-in show might blow up in his face. One young listener seems intent on killing his father and the rest of his family. Unfortunately, no one knows where he is. Time is running out, until Charlie's own long-estranged father enters the picture.
The crime: Reykjavík, August 1941. When a travelling salesman is found murdered in a basement flat, the police initially suspect a member of the Allied occupation force. The suspect: Flóvent, Reykjavík’s sole detective, is joined by the young military policeman Thorson. Their investigation focuses on a family of German residents, the retired doctor Rudolf Lunden and his estranged son Felix, who is on the run, suspected of being a spy. The ex-lover: Flóvent and Thorson race to solve the case before US Counterintelligence can take it out of their hands. As evidence emerges of dubious experiments carried out on Icelandic schoolboys in the 1930s, Thorson becomes increasingly suspicious of the role played by the murdered man’s former girlfriend, Vera, and her British soldier lover. 'The undisputed King of the Icelandic Thriller.' - Guardian 'An international literary phenomenon - and it's easy to see why. His novels are gripping, authentic, haunting and lyrical.' - Harlan Coben
Two of Matt Braun's most beloved novels—now newly repackaged as a 2-in-1! In Shadow Killers, The Reverend Titus Jacoby has come to Cimarron on a mission: to put himself up as bait for a shadowy coalition of corrupt landowners known as the Santa Fe Ring. But for those who intend to keep their stranglehold on New Mexico, going after the good Reverend will be a big mistake-because the fiery-talking man of God is really Cole Braddock, the West's most notorious manhunter operating in disguise. And with a little help from a lady, Braddock won't leave Cimarron until he forces the conspirators out into the open-and brings them down... In Deathwalk, Ben Thompson carved out a name for himself as a gambler and a shootist-from Dodge City to the Rio Grande. But settling down in Austin with a wife and young son didn't settle Ben's taste for the sporting life. He still found himself in the gambling dives-where the turn of a card too often led to a shootout. Soon a circle of powerful businessmen decides that Thompson is the only man who can tame Austin's wild side. They ask him to rule the streets-and take no prisoners. They want him to take on the job of a marshal in a town in which every man packs a gun. Thompson's career as a lawman is about to take an explosive turn. He finds himself at a crossroads: Is his personal code of honor the price for a tin-star badge? It's a risk he's willing to take...even if there's no going back.
This is a story of a wolf called Ana and the beginning of her journey. A young wolf Ana loses everything when her family dies, and now with the help of a special friend must find a way to survive the world.
The preacher wore black, but beneath his frock coat was a hair-trigger colt in a cross-draw holster-- tools of a killer's trade... The Reverend Titus Jacoby has come to Cimarron on a mission: to put himself up as bait for a shadowy coalition of corrupt landowners known as the Santa Fe Ring. But for those who intend to keep their stranglehold on New Mexico, going after the good Reverend will be a big mistake-- because the fiery-talking man of God is really Cole Braddock, the West's most notorious manhunter operating in disguise. And with a little help from a lady, Braddock won't leave Cimarron until he forces the conspirators out into the open-- and brings them down...
Some eccentric millionaires like to have beautiful girls dance naked on the lawn while sprayed by a hose - but few fill the hose pump with whitewash. Jonathan Blake visited a house where the defunct owner had done this and much worse. So he was not surprised to find that the servants were mainly lunatics given to accusing each other of having murdered the master. But did the old man really fall in the swimming pool while drunk? Or was he pushed? Or poisoned?
Killer in the Shadows is the story of a young man wrongly accused of murder. It is a travesty of justice when and innocent man is sent to prison. He had to endure the horrors of life on Death Row, while the real killer got away with murder. It all started the summer of 1984, in Miami Dade County, in a business district, off 68th. Street in West Hialeah. The sound of gunfire disrupted the stillness of the night... When it was over, one man laid dead, another one, critically injured, and the third one, was arrested and charged with the crimes. It was the prelude of the ordeal to come for the accused young man. A web of lies, jealousy, hate and revenge was weaved around him, with the purpose of incriminate him and separate him from the woman he loved. He was tried, convicted and sentenced to die in Floridas electric chair, on the testimony of an unscrupulous eyewitness, who was lying, with the complicity of the prosecutorfor personal gains... The other two witnesses to the crime couldnt testify on his behalf... The young man sat on Death Row many years, hoping and praying that the truth would prevail and hed be exonerated. Throughout those desperate times, plagued by a horrendous nightmare, living waiting to die... he was sustained by the love of his family and friends. They stood by him, unconditionally, believing in his innocenceamong them the wife of the murdered man and a whistling ghost, who gave him hope in his worse moments of hopelessness. But most of all by the three courageous men, who never gave up on him: his lawyer, who kept halting the state from executing him... the detective, who kept looking for the killer in the shadows... and the priest, who kept praying for a miracle. Six year later, the young man became despondent. Every appeal was denied, the evidence that surfaced turned out to be a dead end and the only witness left was about to die... Under those circumstances, he decided to end it allthere was nothing more they could do for him. He was ready to face his fate.... He was doing it for his family and friendshe wanted to set them free from their suffering... Once he was gone, they could go on with their lives and he would only be a sad memory. A date was set for his execution... In the midst of all this, a woman from his past, came into the picture. She teamed up with the priest and his wife and together they were going to right the wrongs people do. Faith, courage and perseverance set the stage for a confrontation that had started three decades ago in another country... That event tore two families apart and changed their lives, drastically. Now, it was time for the final struggle: the war between the forces of good and evil... The outcome would determine if the young man lived or died... and it would reveal the truth behind a great deceit.