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📒The Night The Rich Men Burned by Malcolm Mackay
The Night the Rich Men Burned Summary : "Malcolm Mackay has created his own world." --The Sunday Times [UK] "A sharp-edged morality play delivered with the relentless intensity of machine gunfire."--Library Journal Oliver Peterkinney and Alex Glass, two friends from Glasgow's desperate fringes, become involved in one of the city's darkest and most dangerous trades: debt collection. While one rises quickly through the ranks, the other falls prey to the industry's addictive lifestyle, accumulating steep debts of his own. Meanwhile, the three most powerful rivals in the business--Marty Jones, ruthless pimp; Potty Cruickshank, member of the old guard; and Billy Patterson, brutal newcomer--vie for prominence. And now Peterkinney, young and darkly ambitious, is beginning to make himself known. Before long, violence will spill out onto the streets, as those at the top make deadly attempts to out-maneuver one another for a bigger share of the spoils. Peterkinney and Glass will find themselves at the very center of this war; as the pressure builds, each will find their actions--and inactions--coming back to haunt them. But it is those they love who will suffer most . . . The Night the Rich Men Burned is a novel for our times, and Mackay's most ambitious work to date, proving that in Glasgow's criminal underworld, there's nothing so terrifying as money.
📒How A Gunman Says Goodbye by Malcolm Mackay
How a Gunman Says Goodbye Summary : Winner of the Deanston Scottish Crime Book of the Year Award How does a gunman retire? Frank MacLeod was the best at what he does. Thoughtful. Efficient. Ruthless. But is he still the best? A new job. A target. But something is about to go horribly wrong. Someone is going to end up dead. Most gunmen say goodbye to the world with a bang. Frank’s still here. He’s lasted longer than he should have . . . The breathtaking, devastating sequel to lauded debut The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter, How a Gunman Says Goodbye will plunge you back into the Glasgow underworld, where criminal organizations war for prominence and those caught up in events are tested at every turn. Malcolm Mackay's award-winning The Glasgow Trilogy concludes in The Sudden Arrival of Violence.
📒Any Rich Man Will Do by Francis Ray
Any Rich Man Will Do Summary : In this new novel from the national bestselling author Francis Ray, a bad girl falls on hard times, and forgiveness and redemption are the only things she has left. Broke and living in a shabby motel, beautiful bad girl Jana Franklin has become an outcast in the elite Dallas society she once ruled. With her divorce from wealthy Gray Livingston, her dubious past, and no skills to claim, Jana is unable to support herself. Without friends and without hope, she has no one she can depend on but herself. Then one night she stumbles (literally!) into Olivia Maxwell's store, Midnight Dreams. There she meets Tyler Maxwell---the first man she can't maneuver, toy with, or fool. After this chance meeting, tough girl Jana learns that it takes more than scheming to get her man.
📒Bryant May The Burning Man by Christopher Fowler
Bryant May The Burning Man Summary : London is under siege. A banking scandal has filled the city with violent protests, and as the anger in the streets detonates, a young homeless man burns to death after being caught in the crossfire between rioters and the police. But all is not as it seems; an opportunistic killer is using the chaos to exact revenge, but his intended victims are so mysteriously chosen that the Peculiar Crimes Unit is called in to find a way of stopping him. Using their network of eccentric contacts, elderly detectives Arthur Bryant and John May hunt down a murderer who adopts incendiary methods of execution. But they soon find their investigation taking an apocalyptic turn as the case comes to involve the history of mob rule, corruption, rebellion, punishment and the legend of Guy Fawkes. At the same time, several members of the PCU team reach dramatic turning points in their lives - but the most personal tragedy is yet to come, for as the race to bring down a cunning killer reaches its climax, Arthur Bryant faces his own devastating day of reckoning. ‘I always said we’d go out with a hell of a bang,’ warns Bryant.
📒The Unquiet by John Connolly
The Unquiet Summary : In the aftermath of a once-respected psychiatrist's disappearance and the discovery of harm he had inflicted on his child patients, private detective Charlie Parker finds himself torn between those who would reveal and protect the doctor's secrets.
📒Helena S Household by James De Mille
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📒White Robes And Burning Crosses by Michael Newton
White Robes and Burning Crosses Summary : With its fiery crosses and nightriders in pointed hoods and flowing robes, the Ku Klux Klan remains a recurring nightmare in American life. What began in the earliest post–Civil War days as a social group engaging in drunken hijinks at the expense of perceived inferiors soon turned into a murderous paramilitary organization determined to resist the “evils” of radical Reconstruction. For six generations and counting, the Klan has inflicted misery and death on countless victims nationwide and since the early 1920s, has expanded into distant corners of the globe. From the Klan’s post–Civil War lynchings in support of Jim Crow laws, to its bloody stand against desegregation during the 1960s, to its continued violence in the militia movement at the turn of the 21st century, this revealing volume chronicles the complete history of the world’s oldest surviving terrorist organization from 1866 to the present. The story is told without embellishment because, as this work demonstrates, the truth about the Ku Klux Klan is grim enough.
📒A Scripture Account Of The Faith And Practice Of Christians by Hugh Gaston
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📒In The Night In The Dark by Roger Johnson
In the Night In the Dark Summary : Tales of phantoms, demons and alien gods, including all the stories from the out-of-print collection A Ghostly Crew: Tales from the Endeavour, winner of the Dracula Societys Children of the Night Award for 2001
📒Bloodline by Jill Jones
Bloodline Summary : An FBI profiler and Scotland Yard inspector track a modern-day Jack the Ripper copycat in this “chilling . . . wonderful thriller” with a romantic twist (Heather Graham, New York Times–bestselling author of Echoes of Evil). On vacation in England, American FBI profiler Victoria Thomas attends a lecture focusing on Jack the Ripper, and soon finds herself plunged into the investigation of a brand-new string of murders with a distinctly copycat feel to them. Joining the lecturer, Scotland Yard Inspector Jonathan Blake, Victoria can’t help but relive the butchery of her sister’s brutal slaying years earlier. But as the detectives close in on a diabolical killer, the irresistible attraction between them takes them both by surprise. Will they unmask the murderer in time to save the future they could have together? Or will Victoria be the next victim? “An inspired take on the mystery of the elusive Ripper.” —Publishers Weekly “Romantic suspense at its best.” —RT Book Reviews