El miedo del portero al penalty / The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick (Spanish Edition)

Peter Handke (1942) es uno de los escritores actuales más importantes, polémicos y populares en lengua alemana. Sus obras suelen gravitar en torno a las dificultades en los angeles comunicación humana, los angeles soledad o sus consecuencias, con un estilo unique que no renuncia nunca al compromiso con l. a. literatura. Novela que lo catapultó a l. a. fama en 1970, EL MIEDO DEL PORTERO AL PENALTY tiene como protagonista a Bloch, antiguo portero de fútbol, cuya percepción errática y fragmentaria, alimentada por su aislamiento y l. a. hostilidad de un mundo que no comprende, lo lleva finalmente al crimen.

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In Big Trouble: A Tess Monaghan Novel

By Laura Lippman

New York Times bestselling writer Laura Lippman spins a spellbinding novel of suspense during which PI Tess Monaghan needs to flip to the prior to resolve a homicide within the current. . . .

PI Tess Monaghan notion she’d obvious the final of her ex-boyfriend Ed Crow after they ended their courting. but if she gets a newspaper clipping with a photograph of Crow and the headline “IN vast TROUBLE,” she’s reluctantly pulled into searching for him and heads to Austin, Texas—the final position he used to be obvious. looking out the home the place Crow was once staying, Tess stumbles on greater than she bargained for while she reveals the physique of an ex-convict whose face has been blown off with a rifle.

Now with the neighborhood sheriff respiring down her neck for solutions, Tess is aware she has to discover Crow—and fast—before the law enforcement officials find him. As she makes an attempt to trace him down and meets Emmie Sterne, the singer in Crow’s band, Tess instantly senses something’s off with the blonde, blue-eyed stunner. Tess has no doubts that Crow is innocent—but the corporate he’s been conserving is questionable whether she is simple at the eyes.

Determined to discover Crow and ensure he isn’t in any hazard, Tess investigates and shortly discovers she rarely is aware the fellow she idea she knew. yet extra troubling, she realizes she nonetheless has emotions for him. And whilst one other corpse surfaces, Tess needs to discover the relationship among the 2 murders and Emmie’s darkish prior . . . and if a killer lurks at the back of that beautiful face.

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Time of Attack (A Jericho Quinn Thriller)

By Marc Cameron

"One of the most popular new authors within the mystery style. . .Awesome." --Brad Thor

Fear Is Contagious

In a small city in Utah, individuals are contracting a bad illness with alarming plague-like indicators. The CDC quarantines the realm yet outbreaks are already being suggested in China, Japan, and England. facts indicates this isn't a brand new pressure of superbug--but an act of warfare, an orchestrated deployment of unstoppable terror. . .

Special agent Jericho Quinn, hellbent on discovering the sniper who attacked his relations, steps into a much bigger, and deadlier, conspiracy: a mystery cabal of elite assassins embedded in the course of the globe. Infecting the very textile of the loose international. Exterminating ambitions with chilly, silent precision. For Quinn, it really is as insidious because the virus that says new sufferers every one day--and he plans to wipe it off the face of the earth. . .

Praise for the novels of Marc Cameron

"Action-packed, over-the-top."--Publishers Weekly on Act of Terror

"Fascinating characters with motion off-the-charts. Masterful."--Steve Berry on National Security

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The Nightrunners

By Joe R. Lansdale

Within the box of nation noir--the darkish aspect of rural and small-town America--Lansdale staked his declare to East Texas with The Nightrunners. A '66 Chevy bears down at the nation-state, with a carful of vicious kids and evil of Biblical proportions, during this terrifying morality story of intercourse and violence. Here’s what Publishers Weekly simply stated in its starred evaluate: “Lansdale’s The Nightrunners (1987)...set new criteria for the depiction of image violence and is without doubt one of the top novel of its variety among Psycho and The Silence of the Lambs ... This frightening examine the human ability for evil breaks with crime novel conventions while a supernatural point enters the tale within the kind of the ugly deity often called the God of All issues Sharp...The Nightrunners keeps its skill to awe and to horrify."

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You'd Better Watch Out

By Tom Piccirilli

After his brutally violent cop father kills his mom in a heinous model on Christmas day, a tender boy is raised at the streets of Brooklyn to develop into the deadliest hitman for the Mob. yet even whereas he carves out a lifestyles and acceptance for himself dispatching enemies of the syndicate, the hitter is making plans his revenge opposed to those that helped to make him what he's. From the tough mob kin to his personal murderous outdated guy, who sends threats and scoffs from the security of his penitentiary telephone. because the time techniques whilst his father could be unfastened back, a Christmas nightmare of bloody retribution starts to unfold.

Employing the original, darkly funny, and robust noir voice that's his trademark, Piccirilli once more demonstrates why he is turn into a must-read writer for admirers of either crime and horror fiction.

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The Medusa Amulet: A Novel of Suspense and Adventure

By Robert Masello

Benvenuto Cellini, grasp artisan of Renaissance Italy, as soon as crafted a gorgeous amulet prized for its unbelievable power—and untold risk. Now the hunt to get well this mythical artifact relies on one guy: David Franco, a super yet skeptical younger student at Chicago’s world-renowned Newberry Library. What starts as an easy research spirals right into a story of risky intrigue, as Franco races from the châteaux of France to the palazzos of Rome in a determined look for the final word treasure—and a solution to a riddle that has questioned mankind because the starting of time. Aided via a stunning younger Florentine harboring darkish secrets and techniques, pursued by means of lethal assassins, and combating demons of his personal, Franco needs to eventually confront an evil more than whatever conjured in his worst nightmares.

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Dawn

By V.C. Andrews

In her high quality new Virginia tuition, sunrise Longchamp feels chuffed and secure. yet not anything is what it seems...
Now sunrise and her older brother Jimmy have an opportunity for an honest, decent lifestyles, and Dawn's mystery, invaluable desire to check making a song can come precise. Philip Cutler, the handsomest boy in class, units Dawn's center on hearth. She is deeply dedicated to her brooding brother; yet with Philip, she imagines a beautiful dream of romance...
Then Dawn's mom abruptly dies, and her whole global starts off to disintegrate. After a bad new surprise, she is thrust right into a varied relations and an evil internet of unstated sins. Her candy innocence misplaced, humiliated and scorned, sunrise is wanting to locate Jimmy back and...strip away the depraved lies that might switch all their lives endlessly!

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Star Called Henry (The Last Roundup)

By Roddy Doyle

Born within the Dublin slums of 1901, his father a one-legged whorehouse bouncer and settler of ratings, Henry shrewdpermanent has to develop up quick. by the point he can stroll he's out robbing and begging, usually chilly and regularly hungry, yet a prince of the streets.

By Easter Monday, 1916, he's fourteen years outdated and already six-foot-two, a soldier within the Irish Citizen military. A 12 months later he's able to die for eire back, a insurgent, a Fenian and a killer. along with his father's wood leg as his weapon, Henry turns into a Republican legend - considered one of Michael Collins' boys, a cop killer, an murderer on a stolen motorcycle.

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For the Dead (A Poke Rafferty Novel)

By Timothy Hallinan

After seven years in Bangkok, American commute author Poke Rafferty ultimately feels settled: his relations is ready to develop better, and his followed Thai daughter, Miaow, turns out to have settled in at junior highschool. All that's endangered whilst Miaow is helping her boyfriend purchase a stolen iPhone that includes pictures of 2 disgraced law enforcement officials, either one of whom were murdered. As Miaow's rigorously built own existence falls aside, Rafferty discovers that the murders are a part of a conspiracy that reaches the head rungs of Bangkok legislation enforcement, and past. Miaow's discovery threatens the full family—and if that is not adequate, with the intention to live on, they might eventually need to rely on a person who has already betrayed them.

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Broken Angels

By Richard K. Morgan

Welcome again to the brash, brutal new global of the twenty-fifth century: the place worldwide politics isn’t only for planet Earth anymore; and the place loss of life is simply a holiday within the motion, due to the techno-miracle which could protect human attention and obtain it into one new physique after one other.

Cynical, quick-on-the-trigger Takeshi Kovacs, the ex-U.N. envoy grew to become deepest eye, has replaced careers, and our bodies, once again . . . buying and selling sleuthing for soldiering as a warrior-for-hire, and supporting a far-flung planet’s executive positioned down a bloody revolution.

But by way of taking facets, the one one Kovacs is ever particularly on is his personal. So whilst a rogue pilot and a sleazy company fats cat provide him a profitable position in a treacherous treasure hunt, he’s basically too chuffed to move AWOL with a band of resurrected infantrymen of fortune. All that stands among them and the traditional alien spacecraft they suggest to salvage are a massacred urban bathed in lethal radiation, unleashed nanotechnolgy with one million how you can kill, and no matter what surprises the hugely complicated Martian race can have in shop. yet armed together with his genetically engineered instincts, and his trusty dual Kalashnikovs, Takeshi is able to tackle anything—and enable the satan take whoever’s left in the back of.

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