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By Alberto Vazquez-Figueroa

Las máquinas deben estar al servicio de los hombres, no los hombres al servicio de unas máquinas que están al servicio de otros hombres. Durante los últimos treinta años, y gracias al monopolio de las nuevas tecnologías, menos de cien personas han conseguido acumular tanta riqueza como los 3.570 millones que forman los angeles mitad más pobre del planeta. El cincuenta por ciento de cuanto existe está ahora en manos de apenas el uno por ciento de l. a. población. Crítico y visionario como es recurring en él, Alberto Vázquez-Figueroa firma esta sorprendente novela en los angeles que denuncia el expolio al que insaciables multinacionales y gobiernos corruptos someten a los seres humanos. El autor de éxitos como Tuareg, Cienfuegos o Coltan vuelve a demostrar su talento narrativo en este mystery apasionante y adictivo que contiene una aguda reflexión sobre cómonos han convertido en esclavos de una enorme crimson, siempre conectados a una pantalla.  Nacido en Tenerife, Alberto Vázquez-Figueroa pasa su infancia y adolescencia en África, adonde su familia se exilia por motivos políticos. Empieza a escribir en su juventud, en el Sahara, y desde entonces no ha dejado de hacerlo. Periodista y corresponsal de guerra durante muchos años, llega un momento en que make a decision centrarse en su carrera literaria. Como novelista ha publicado más de sesenta títulos y ha llegado a ser uno de los autores españoles contemporáneos más leídos en el mundo. Entre sus top dealers se cuentan obras como Coltan; Saud, el Leopardo; Kalashnikov; Centauros; Vivos y muertos o El mar de jade, todas ellas publicadas en Ediciones B.  Las máquinas deben estar al servicio de los hombres, no los hombres al servicio de unas máquinas que están al servicio de otros hombres.Durante los últimos treinta años, y gracias al monopolio de las nuevas tecnologías, menos de cien personas han conseguido acumular tanta riqueza como los 3.570 millones que forman los angeles mitad más pobre del planeta. El cincuenta por ciento de cuanto existe ...

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Download E-books A Change of Heir PDF

By Michael Innes

George Gadberry, "resting actor", packs his baggage and heads for obscurity while the tax inspector beckons. Then he gets a mysterious invitation and a proposition that may result in huge, immense riches. prosperous imbiber Nicholas Comberford wishes George to impersonate him with a view to safe a spot within the will of fabulously prosperous Great-Aunt Prudence, who lives in a Cistercian monastery and will not let a unmarried drop of liquor within the position. Gadberry's good fortune turns out to have replaced - yet at what cost?

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Download E-books The Excursion Train (The Railway Detective Series) PDF

By Edward Marston

Set in nineteenth century England, a bustling crowd forums the nice Western Railway expedition teach on their option to an unlawful championship struggle in Maidenhead. because the rowdiness of the group raises, the educate s defend fears "for the protection of his rolling stock". the very last thing he expects to discover is the brutal homicide of 1 of his passengers, Jake Bransby. as soon as the stunning discovery of the physique is made, Detective Inspector Robert Colbeck and his assistant Inspector Leeming, are referred to as to the scene. confronted with what before everything seems to be a motiveless homicide Colbeck is confused through the homicide weapon, a noose -- until eventually he later discovers Bransby formerly labored as a public executioner. notwithstanding, the extra he delves into the case the extra mysterious it sort of feels to turn into. After a moment loss of life through noose occurs Colbeck is aware he needs to act fast. Can he trap the assassin prior to extra lives are misplaced? wealthy in ancient aspect The expedition educate will carry you captivated from commencing to finish.

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By Henning Mankell

Whilst retired policeman Herbert Molin is located brutally slaughtered on his distant farm within the northern forests of Sweden, police locate unusual tracks within the snow — as if an individual were training the tango. Stefan Lindman, a tender police officer lately clinically determined with mouth melanoma, comes to a decision to enquire the homicide of his former colleague, yet is quickly enmeshed in a mystifying case without witnesses and no obvious causes. fearful of the ailment which could take his existence, Lindman turns into extra and extra reckless as he finds the chilling hyperlinks among Molin’s demise and an underground neo-Nazi community that runs additional and deeper than he may perhaps ever have imagined.

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By Jonathan Stroud

A sinister challenge has happened in London: all nature of ghosts, haunts, spirits, and specters are showing during the urban, and so they usually are not precisely pleasant. in basic terms adolescents have the psychic skills required to see-and eradicate-these supernatural foes. many alternative Psychic Detection enterprises have cropped as much as deal with the harmful paintings, and they're in fierce pageant for company.

In The Screaming Staircase, the plucky and gifted Lucy Carlyle groups up with Anthony Lockwood, the charismatic chief of Lockwood & Co, a small organisation that runs self sustaining of any grownup supervision. After an project results in either a grisly discovery and a disastrous finish, Lucy, Anthony, and their sarcastic colleague, George, are pressured to participate within the perilous research of Combe Carey corridor, the most haunted homes in England. Will Lockwood & Co. continue to exist the Hall's mythical Screaming Staircase and crimson Room to work out one other day?

Readers who loved the motion, suspense, and humor in Jonathan Stroud's the world over best-selling Bartimaeus books can be thrilled to discover a similar parts, mixed with deliciously creepy scares, in his exciting and chilling Lockwood & Co. series.

Praise for Screaming Staircase, The
"This tale will retain you analyzing overdue into the evening, yet you need to go away the lighting on. Stroud is a genius at inventing an completely plausible global that's greatly like ours, yet so creepily diverse. positioned The Screaming Staircase in your 'need to learn' list!"
-Rick Riordan

"A excitement from tip to tail, this can be the publication you hand the complex readers that declare they might particularly learn Paradise Lost than Harry Potter. clever as a whip, humorous, witty, and in truth scary now and then, Stroud shall we unfastened and offers readers precisely what they wish. Ghosts, youngsters on their lonesome with out grownup supervision, and a great deal of scrumptious cookies."
-Elizabeth poultry, School Library Journal

"Stroud exhibits his widely used aptitude for mixing deadpan humor with exciting motion, and the fiery interaction one of the 3 brokers of Lockwood & Co. invigorates the tale (along with out scarcity of creepy moments)."
-Publishers Weekly

"Three younger ghost trappers tackle lethal wraiths and resolve an previous homicide case within the cut price to kick off Stroud's new post-Bartimaeus sequence. The paintings is fraught with peril, not just simply because a ghost's merest contact is mostly deadly, but in addition, because it seems, not one of the 3 is especially strong at cautious making plans and practise. A heartily pleasant string of enjoyable near-catastrophes, replete with slender squeaks and spectral howls."
-Kirkus Reviews

"...Stroud writes for a more youthful viewers in e-book one of many Lockwood & Co. sequence and gives you a few chilling scenes alongside the way."

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Download E-books The Underground Man (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard) PDF

As a mysterious fireplace rages through the hills above a privileged city in Southern California, Archer tracks a lacking baby who could be the pawn in a marital fight or the sufferer of a extraordinary kidnapping.  What he uncovers amid the ashes is murder—and a path of factors as flamable as gasoline.  The Underground guy is a detective novel of cruel suspense and tragic intensity, with an unfaltering perception into the ethical ambiguities on the middle of California's model of the yankee dream.

If any author might be acknowledged to have inherited the mantle of Dashiell Hammet and Raymond Chandler, it was once Ross Macdonald.  among the past due Forties and his loss of life in 1983, he gave the yankee crime novel a mental intensity and ethical complexity that his predecessors had in basic terms hinted at.  And within the personality of Lew Archer, Macdonald redefined the non-public eye as a roving sense of right and wrong who walks the treacherous frontier among legal guilt and human sin.

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Download E-books Real Murders (Aurora Teagarden Mysteries, Book 1) PDF

By Charlaine Harris

Although a small city at center, Lawrenceton, Georgia, has its darkish side-and crime buffs. certainly one of whom is librarian Aurora "Roe" Teagarden, a member of the true Murders membership, which meets as soon as a month to research recognized situations. it is a risk free pastime-until the evening she unearths a member killed in a way that eerily resembles the crime the membership used to be approximately to debate. And as different brutal "copycat" killings stick to, Roe should discover the individual at the back of the terrifying online game, person who casts the entire contributors of actual Murders, herself incorporated, as major suspects-or capability sufferers.

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By Val McDermid

On a freezing day in December 1963, Alison Carter vanishes from her rural village, an insular neighborhood that distrusts the surface global. For the younger George Bennett, a newly promoted inspector, it's the starting of his such a lot tough and harrowing case--a suspected homicide with out physique, an research with extra useless ends and closed faces than he'd have present in the anonymity of the internal urban, and an consequence that reverberates throughout the years.

Decades later Bennett ultimately tells his tale to journalist Catherine Heathcote, yet simply while the ebook is poised for ebook, he unaccountably attempts to tug the plug. He has new details that he refuses to reveal, new info which threatens the very foundations of his life. Catherine is pressured to reinvestigate the earlier, with effects that flip the area the wrong way up.

A Greek tragedy in sleek England, Val McDermid's A position of Execution is a taut mental mystery that explores, exposes, and explodes the border among truth and phantasm in a multi-layered narrative that turns expectation on its head and reminds us that what we all know is what we don't understand.

A position of Execution is winner of the 2000 Los Angeles Times publication Prize and a 2001 Edgar Award Nominee for top Novel.

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Download E-books Mexico City Noir (Akashic Noir) PDF

By Achy Obejas

Brand-new tales by means of: Paco Ignacio Taibo II, Eugenio Aguirre, Eduardo Antonia Parra, Bernardo Fernández Bef, Óscar de los angeles Borbolla, Rolo Díez, Victor Luiz González, F.G. Haghenbeck, Juan Hernández Luna, Myriam Laurini, Eduardo Monteverde, and Julia Rodríguez.

Paco Ignacio Taibo II was once born in Gijón, Spain, and has lived in Mexico in view that 1958. he's the writer of diverse works of fiction and nonfiction, that have been released in lots of languages around the globe, together with a secret sequence starring Mexican deepest Investigator Héctor Belascoarán Shayne. he's a professor of heritage on the Metropolitan collage of Mexico City.

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By Tony Hillerman

Old Joseph Joe sees all of it. strangers spill blood on the Shiprock Wash-O-Mat. One dies. the opposite drives off into the dry lands of the massive Reservation, yet no longer sooner than he indicates the previous Navajo a photograph of the fellow he seeks.

This is all Tribal Policeman Jim Chee must set him off on an odyssey that strikes from a trapped ghost in an Indian hogan to the seedy underbelly of L.A. to an historic therapeutic rite the place demise is the medication, and into the darkish center of homicide and revenge.

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