Category: Historical Mysteries

Download Dangerous Betrayal: The Vendetta That Sank Titanic by Bill Blowers PDF

By Bill Blowers

The expertise of big was once such that she may have simply kept away from the effect with the iceberg. Did a super yet insane scientist, cause on insatiable revenge opposed to her backers, use that very know-how opposed to mammoth? In an age of ruthless, prosperous barons who run roughshod over somebody or something that stands of their method, the main terrific inventor of the period is the consistent sufferer of the most financier of gigantic. the intense yet risky nephew of Nikola Tesla watches helplessly as again and again his uncle’s most beneficial innovations are taken through cheating enterprise practices perpetrated at the back of the veil of felony courtroom judgments. while the main major improvement in radio communications is destroyed in an noticeable arson fireplace, the nephew falls into the depths of madness. His creative plan to carry enormous hostage on her maiden voyage is going horribly fallacious, sending man’s final floating edifice to the ground of the North Atlantic, and 1,517 humans to a freezing dying. Do the investigations into the recognized tragedy fail to remember very important clues? Are the yank investigators too set on discovering a wrongdoer? Does Lord Mersey (British Board of alternate research) spend an excessive amount of time searching for excuses to exonerate Titanic’s proprietors and officials? Why isn’t the potential for sabotage thought of whilst at the very least major occasions element the finger of guilt in that path? probably the ultimate proof lies on the backside of the ocean lower than a whole lot rusting steel. an intensive forensic research may perhaps lead on to proof of a crippling blow that just a well-planned and carried out outdoor strength may have delivered.

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Download La Compagnie du Crime (French Edition) by Frédéric Bargain PDF

By Frédéric Bargain

1721

La Compagnie des Indes se remet de los angeles pire crise financière de son histoire. Son génial mentor, John legislation, est en fuite du côté de Venise. Les thousands d'actions qu'elle a générées se sont effondrées comme un château de cartes. Des hommes en sont morts, d'autres ont été emprisonnés. Assoiffé de plaisirs, le Régent tente de redresser los angeles barre avec quelques hommes de confiance.

Mais voici qu'une série d'évènements troublants et dramatiques viennent secouer ce fragile équilibre. Des malversations... Des disparitions suspectes... Des injuries en série... Des crimes... Des massacres.

Une lutte à mort s'engage dans ce gigantesque théâtre d'ombres qui couvre les cinq continents. Une lutte sans merci où tous les coups sont permis et le plus malhonnête n'est pas forcément celui qu'on croit.

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Download Dipingilo di Nero: Enigma nel bosco della Merlata (Italian by Fabrizio Canciani PDF

By Fabrizio Canciani

Nel 1566, nel bosco della Merlata, lungo l. a. strada che da Milano conduce verso Varese e Como, viene catturata l. a. banda dei Legorini, un gruppo di briganti che rapinavano e uccidevano i viandanti. Uno dei due capi, Battista Scorlino, riesce in line withò a rifugiarsi nel vicino monastero della Certosa di Garegnano. Sulle sue tracce si mette frate Tommaso Chabod, membro dei Passaggisti, gruppo religioso bollato come eretico dalla Chiesa e disposto a tutto pur di recuperare il Theonoston Liber Sextus di Gerolamo Cardano, un libro contenente studi sulla resurrezione dei morti. A Milano, ai giorni nostri, Diego Soriano, professore all’Accademia di Brera, inizia a interessarsi agli strani omicidi avvenuti di recente in città. I delitti sono collegati dal fatto che ognuna delle vittime possedeva un frammento di un affresco dipinto sul muro di un’osteria demolita a metà anni Cinquanta (la Melgasciada) e che si credeva perduto. Con l’aiuto della compagna e allieva Elena e della bibliotecaria Matilde,
Soriano scopre che l’osteria period stata in passato il rifugio dei Legorini e che l’affresco raffigura il patto di sangue tra i capi della
banda e contiene criptiche informazioni sul nascondiglio del Theonoston.

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Download Walrus With A Gold Tooth: Crime in Anchorage, Alaska—the by Steven Levi PDF

By Steven Levi

within the twenty years among the second one global struggle and the good Alaska Earthquake, Anchorage grew via an element of 10. funds was once, relatively actually, washing down the road. the commercial growth used to be so nice that every one you had to make 1000000 funds was once a money sign in. while Anchorage was once one of many few towns in the USA the place equipped crime by no means received an organization foothold. Uptown, downtown, out of city, the locals have been smart sufficient to maintain the East Coast households out. Walrus With A Gold enamel is a fictionalized model of crime in Anchorage over those 20 years and a step by step historical past of ways the neighborhood squeezed out the mob prior to it ever made it in. And in case you recognize your Anchorage historical past, you simply may be able to make sure which characters are real humans whose names were replaced to guard the guilty.

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Download Retribution Road by Antonin Varenne,Sam Taylor PDF

By Antonin Varenne,Sam Taylor

"We owe you our lives, Sergeant, yet you're our worst nightmare . . ."

Burma, 1852. Sergeant Arthur Bowman, a sergeant within the East India corporation, is distributed on a mystery challenge throughout the moment Anglo-Burmese battle. however the excursion is foiled - his males are captured and tortured. all through their ordeal, a unmarried observe turns into Bowman's mantra, a note that might stiffen their powers of persistence within the face of incredible agony: "Survive". yet for all that, just a handful break out with their lives.

Some years later in London, scuffling with his ghosts via a haze of alcohol and opium, Bowman discovers a mutilated corpse in a sewer. The sufferer appears to be like to were subjected to an analogous torments as Bowman persisted within the Burmese jungle. And the observe "Survive" has been daubed in blood by way of the body's facet. Persuaded that the offender is likely one of the males who shared his captivity, Bowman resolves to seek him down.

From the Burmese jungle to the slums of London to the conquest of the Wild West, Antonin Varenne takes us on an exciting trip jam-packed with sound and unabated fury, reviving the lapsed culture of the good writers of boundless event. Sergeant Bowman belongs to that breed of heroes who inhabit the imaginations of Conrad, Kipling, Stevenson . . . misplaced infantrymen who've plunged into the guts of darkness and may go the globe looking for vengeance and redemption.

Translated from the French by means of Sam Taylor

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Download Le Serpent Rouge: Solis Sacerdotibus (French Edition) by Henri Ludianov PDF

By Henri Ludianov

Quand, ce jour-là, le jeune et paisible abbé François de Blanchefort arrive à Notre-Dame de Paris pour remplir son place of work quotidien, il est loin de se douter que los angeles mort d’un inconnu va l’entraîner sur los angeles piste du plus lourd mystery de l’humanité.

Des faits étranges, dont il semble être le dénominateur commun, se succéderont et le pousseront dans l. a. quête effrénée d’un manuscrit rédigé par son ancêtre, Bertrand de Blanquefort, le cinquième Grand Maître de l’Ordre des Templiers.

Au milieu des paysages grandioses des Pyrénées qui serviront de cadre à un tourbillon d’événements, François découvrira l’amour en l. a. personne de l. a. jeune inspectrice de police, Karine Barnier. l. a. jeune femme fera vaciller ses certitudes d’homme d’Église tout en remontant à ses côtés le chemin du temps et de l. a. vérité.

Mais, durant cette quête, François découvrira aussi l’existence de forces occultes qui, tapies dans l’ombre à los angeles manière des serpents, chercheront à prendre ownership avant lui du Grand mystery des Templiers...

S’appuyant sur un manuscrit du XIIe siècle, inédit jusqu’aujourd’hui, Le Serpent Rouge vous surprendra par les révélations qu’il contient. Le Baphomet est enfin à votre portée...

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Download The Wayward Preacher: Amazing Gracie Mystery by Fay Risner PDF

By Fay Risner

Locked Rock, Iowa has a brand new preacher. Gracie Evans comes to a decision the guy is far too younger and green to be a preacher for aged voters set of their methods. even though, she admits he wasn't too undesirable at preaching a sermon. It was once while he acknowledged stable bye after church to the congregation, Gracie objected to his familiarity with the single girls as they filed out. He latched onto each one younger woman's hand and saved her chatting with him so long as he suggestion he may well break out with it. Gracie complained his habit wasn't seemly, yet Melinda did not want to listen to her undesirable mouth the preacher. She acknowledged so what if he used to be spouse looking. not anything fallacious with that. Gracie did not intend to drop her opinion so simply. She vowed to maintain an eye fixed at the preacher to maintain him from creating a idiot out of the younger ladies on the town. a few mysterious issues begun occurring after Preacher Mayfield arrived that would end up Gracie correct. a number of younger women whispered between their friends and family that their pantaloons disappeared from their bedrooms within the evening. more odd but, dear porcelain dolls have been came upon at the porches of the younger women the preacher flirted with. Dolls that appeared like the younger women. All facts to Gracie that the town's preacher's earlier can be checked. She simply will be correct approximately him being a Wayward Preacher.

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Download The Executioner of St Paul's: The Twelfth Thomas Chaloner by Susanna Gregory PDF

By Susanna Gregory

The plague raging via London in 1665 has emptied the town. the one humans left are these too bad to escape, or those that selflessly fight to manage the contagion and shield the capital's future.

Amongst them, although, are these ready to hazard their overall healthiness for cash - those that promote doubtful 'cures' and hawk nutrients at wildly inflated costs. additionally among them are those that carry of their arms the way forward for the city's so much iconic development - St Paul's Cathedral.

The good-looking edifice is crumbling from many years of overlook and indecision, giving the present custodians a stark selection - fix or demolish. each side have fanatical adherents who've been battling one another because the Civil Wars. huge sums of cash have disappeared, significant gamers have mysteriously vanished, after which a unidentified skeleton is came across in one other man's grave.

A reluctant Chaloner returns to London to enquire, purely to find that somebody is set to thwart him in any respect - by means of bullet, poison or bludgeon - and he fears he has little or no time to spot the culprits prior to he turns into yet one more sufferer within the conflict for the Cathedral's future.

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Download Mrs Holmes by Lisa Hawkins PDF

By Lisa Hawkins

whilst the good Sherlock Holmes grew to become to Dr. Watson and acknowledged, “I have by no means enjoyed, Watson, but when I did …” (“The experience of the Devil’s Foot,” 1897), Holmes couldn't foresee that Elisabeth Sunderland will be ready, determined for his support, in his Baker highway sitting room fourteen months later. As Holmes saves Elisabeth from a destiny worse than dying in “The event of the Warwickshire Ripper,” she falls in love with the redoubtable detective. Then the unthinkable occurs—subtle encouragement from Watson leads Holmes to gain that he returns Elisabeth’s love, in his personal means, and they're married in mystery by means of the Archbishop of Canterbury, as defined in “The event of the key Bride.”
The extra adventures of Elisabeth Sunderland Holmes contain a tender, deaf girl who unwittingly discovers a legal gang, a lady trapped via a lie in Cornwall, a central authority record that has fallen into the inaccurate arms, and a ghostly hoax. even though her life is a mystery conscientiously guarded by way of Holmes and Watson, lest she develop into a objective of the legal point, Elisabeth is a full of life a part of lifestyles at 221B Baker road and later in Holmes’s retirement in Sussex. Elisabeth’s intelligence, wit, and inventive abilities draw Holmes to her; her wry and delicate observations of her husband, his colleague, and their lifestyles jointly are spiced through her personal captivating eccentricities. Her marriage was once no longer a simple one—to Holmes, “women are a secret in any case.” yet Elisabeth’s prediction at the eve of her marriage ceremony, that “my years with Sherlock Holmes often is the finest of my life,” proved true.

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Download Il delitto di Montmartre: Un'indagine di Victor Legris by Claude Izner,Chiara Salina PDF

By Claude Izner,Chiara Salina

Parigi, 1891. All’angolo fra rue Montmartre e side road Poissonnière, una gelida mattina di novembre, viene ritrovato il cadavere di una ragazza strangolata. l. a. giovane donna è vestita interamente di rosso e non indossa scarpe… Poche ore dopo, uno strano individuo entra nella libreria di Victor Legris in rue des Saints-Pères: sostiene di aver ritrovato un’elegante scarpetta rossa, nel cui interno qualcuno ha nascosto un biglietto da visita della libreria. A quella vista, Kenji Mori, il padre putativo di Victor, senza dir nulla, salta su una carrozza e fugge. È forse possibile che il distaccato, elegante e coltissimo giapponese sia in qualche modo collegato col delitto di Montmartre? Ovviamente Victor non esita neppure un istante e, accompagnato da Joseph, si getta a capofitto nell’indagine, setaccia Parigi in lungo e in largo alla ricerca di qualsiasi indizio… Ma los angeles soluzione del mistero è molto più vicina di quanto lui non creda e scatenerà un autentico terremoto nella sua tranquilla libreria.

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