Tag: Political

Faceless Killers

: First in the Kurt Wallander series.It was a senselessly violent crime: on a cold night in a remote Swedish farmhouse an elderly farmer is bludgeoned to death, and his wife is left to die with a noose around her neck. And as if this didn’t present enough problems for the Ystad police Inspector Kurt Wallander, the dying woman’s last word is foreign, leaving the police the one tangible ... »

Tears of a Clown: Glenn Beck and the Tea Bagging of America

Washington Post _columnist Dana Milbank takes a fair and balanced look at the unsettling rise of the silly Fox News host Glenn Beck. Thomas Jefferson famously wrote that “the tree of Liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.” In America in 2010, Glenn Beck provides the very refreshment Jefferson had in mind: Whether he... »

The Burden of Proof

One afternoon in late March, Sandy Stern, the brilliant, quixotic defence lawyer in Presumed Innocent, returns home to find his wife Clara dead in the garage. They have been married for thirty-one years. Her suicide note leaves him just four words – ‘Can you forgive me?’ But on the 6th March Clara had expected to live . . . ‘A delight . . . over 500 pages of suspicion, alle... »

Liberation Day

In occupied Germany in 1942, the young son of a Russian diplomat is picked up by the SS police, never to be seen again. In present day Washington, D.C., an employee stands before the controlling board of his company and makes a pitch that will either make or end his career. In Boston Harbor, shipments of high-end automobiles bound for Italy and containers of refugees inbound from Cuba continue to ... »

The Burden of Proof

One afternoon in late March, Sandy Stern, the brilliant, quixotic defence lawyer in Presumed Innocent, returns home to find his wife Clara dead in the garage. They have been married for thirty-one years. Her suicide note leaves him just four words – ‘Can you forgive me?’ But on the 6th March Clara had expected to live . . . ‘A delight . . . over 500 pages of suspicion, alle... »

To the Nines

**The #1 *New York Times* Bestselling Author** **A Stephanie Plum Novel** Janet Evanovich’s novels are the hottest bestsellers in America! # 1 *New York Times* # 1 *Wall Street Journal* # 1 *Los Angeles Times* # 1 *Entertainment Weekly* # 1 *Publishers Weekly* ** *Stephanie Plum’s got rent to pay, people shooting at her, and psychos wanting her dead every day of the week (much to the d... »

To the Nines

**The #1 *New York Times* Bestselling Author** **A Stephanie Plum Novel** Janet Evanovich’s novels are the hottest bestsellers in America! # 1 *New York Times* # 1 *Wall Street Journal* # 1 *Los Angeles Times* # 1 *Entertainment Weekly* # 1 *Publishers Weekly* ** *Stephanie Plum’s got rent to pay, people shooting at her, and psychos wanting her dead every day of the week (much to the d... »

Hard Eight

Fugitive Apprehension Agent Stephanie Plum has a big problem on her hands: Seven-year-old Annie Soder and her mother, Evelyn, have disappeared. Evelyn’s estranged husband, Steven, a shady owner of a seedy bar, is not at all happy. During the divorce proceedings, he and Evelyn signed a child custody bond, and Steven is demanding the money guaranteed by the bond to find Annie. The money was se... »

Towards Zero

Review “Agatha Christie set the bar.” (Katherine Hall Page, Agatha award-winning author of the Faith Fairchild Mysteries ) “Agatha Christie has surpassed herself.” (New York Times ) “Masterly storytelling.” (Times Literary Supplement (London) ) Product Description What is the connection among a failed suicide attempt, a wrongful accusation of theft against a sch... »

Towards Zero

Review “Agatha Christie set the bar.” (Katherine Hall Page, Agatha award-winning author of the Faith Fairchild Mysteries ) “Agatha Christie has surpassed herself.” (New York Times ) “Masterly storytelling.” (Times Literary Supplement (London) ) Product Description What is the connection among a failed suicide attempt, a wrongful accusation of theft against a sch... »

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