Planet Miners by Geoff O'Callaghan

By Geoff O'Callaghan

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PLANET MINERS

Minasterco is an enormous asteroid mining company working outdoor the legislation. It makes use of highway little ones from impoverished components to paintings as asteroid miners. They use much less oxygen, meals, and water - in addition to being unpaid. sunlight Patrol knows the kid slavery racket, and sends significant Ivan typhoon to accommodate it. "Stormy", as he's identified, was once genetically converted for area prior to he was once born in a clandestine laboratory. Commander Tom Hutch rescued him from the clutches of authority and reared him as his personal son. Stormy is ready the dimensions of a twelve yr previous - a great individual to paintings undercover as a boy slave on the asteroid mine. on the distant asteroid mining station, Ivan typhoon needs to get the men on aspect and care for his nemesis, wealthy person, the mad scientist who created him. magnate attempts to wreck Earth by means of pushing a huge asteroid into the planet's direction. With assistance from the younger planet minors, Ivan saves the day.
About the Author

Geoff was once born in Jersey, then less than German profession, in the course of global warfare II. quickly after the warfare, his kinfolk moved to Brisbane, Australia. He used to be trained in any respect Souls’ college, Charters Towers – a slightly conventional boarding college after the English kind. What wisdom one didn’t research during the ears used to be good and actually belted in throughout the rear finish, whole with blood blisters. His first touch with the cane was once for now not operating round a activities oval quickly adequate. He now prides himself on a whole disinterest on activities and understands not anything approximately cricket. This resulted in his artistic and inventive aspects constructing. He had a fashion with phrases, and was once a talented debater.

After secondary university, he took to instructing, graduated, after which got a submit Graduate degree in Aboriginal schooling. For the following thirty years, he lived with distant aborigines within the nice Western wasteland, to start with as a main tuition instructor, and later as a college relevant and Administrator. in this time, he took up writing, ordinarily brief tales and picture scripts. It was once so as to whereas away lonely hours within the wilderness evenings.

The improvement of miniature pcs took his curiosity, and He wrote to the dept suggesting they take a major examine using desktops in schooling. as a result of proximity of a U.S. Sigint facility at Alice Springs, a number of the scholars, particularly the yankee youngsters, have been drawn to computing. initially they used Tandy point Ones and Apples. whereas very primitive in comparison to today’s machines, a few of the I.T. group reduce their tooth on computing lower than Geoff’s tutelage. They even outfitted a ‘Dream 8080’ and acquired it operating.

Child welfare used to be one other curiosity. Juveniles who devoted offences have been stored in grownup prisons. many of the children have been as younger as 9 years of age. Geoff fought not easy to get first rate juvenile amenities equipped for them, and likewise did lot of study into psychological health problems in young ones. whereas taking a leisure from the wasteland, Geoff labored with the schooling division as a District information Officer. He used to be liable for getting academic prone to handicapped teenagers around the outback. whereas on lengthy carrier depart in Cairns, his kinfolk domestic, he met up along with his outdated geography instructor, Kevin Burry, who was once bringing Trinity Anglican university to fruition. Kevin turned ailing with mind tumors, and the Bishop of North Queensland appointed Geoff because the voluntary performing imperative to carry the varsity on-line, so Geoff spent his holiday from instructing as critical of 1 of Queenslands biggest faculties.

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Speaking of Murder: A Milan Jacovich Mystery (Milan Jacovich by Les Roberts,Dan S. Kennedy

By Les Roberts,Dan S. Kennedy

whilst a celebrity-packed motivational occasion turns lethal, Cleveland inner most eye Milan Jacovich (MY-lan YOCK-ovitch) reveals himself stuck up within the mess.

Milan and his affiliate Kevin “K.O.” O’Bannion are employed as additional safety for numerous high-profile inspirational audio system at a tradition in downtown Cleveland, the place they get off to a rocky commence. each one specific visitor turns out extra disagreeable than the last—particularly Tommy Triller, the most draw for the weekend, with an ego to check his checking account. Tensions run excessive, yet Milan thinks they've got issues coated . . . till Triller’s lifeless physique is located in his lodge room, a bullet gap among his eyes and a motivational CD jammed in his mouth.

Among the suspects are fellow audio system, together with southern psychologist Dr. Ben, who resented incomes lower than Triller; hip hop artist and convicted killer Hy Jinx; and previous big-league baseball supervisor Tony Nardoianni, who could be keen to do nearly whatever for the precise price.

Milan figures he and K.O. are out of labor whilst his spouse, Cleveland murder detective Tobe Blaine, takes cost of the homicide case. yet to Milan’s shock, his previous nemesis and native mob boss Victor Gaimari asks Milan to paintings for him. Nardoianni owes Victor, who desires to ensure the debt is paid—and that the getting older athlete’s playing earlier remains below wraps because the homicide research continues.

Tobe’s no longer chuffed to have Milan and K.O. working on her turf. yet a task is a role, and Milan is decided to transparent his new customer of homicide . . . by way of discovering the true killer.

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Desert Ice: A Skylar Drake Mystery by Will Zeilinger,Janet Elizabeth Lynn

By Will Zeilinger,Janet Elizabeth Lynn

A lacking Marine and stolen diamonds lead deepest Eye Skylar Drake to Sin urban in 1955, the place the ladies are appealing and virtually every thing is felony— other than homicide. The FBI and a Las Vegas crime boss strength him to choose from the fitting and mistaken aspect of the legislation. all of the whereas, govt secrets and techniques, sordid lies, and trickery block his efforts to resolve the case. logic tells him to return to L.A. yet his intestine tells him to discover his fellow Marine

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En quête de reconnaissance: Un polar suisse (French Edition) by Yves Balet

By Yves Balet

Machinations et vengeances dans le monde viticole

Thomas, à l. a. recherche désespérée d’un père inconnu. Le corps de Marie, sa mère, découvert dans une cuve de vin en fermentation. Tout semble amener los angeles justice à conclure à un matricide sans circonstances atténuantes. Mais, du fond de sa legal, Thomas crie son innocence.
En remontant le fil de los angeles vie tourmentée de son consumer, l’avocat François Ledain va découvrir, au-delà d’un drame familial, une vaste machination qui agite le monde de l. a. vigne et du vin.
Mensonges et vérités, quête indicible de l’amour maternel, désir de vengeance et magouilles inavouables vont conduire les protagonistes de ce drame au bord de los angeles rupture et de los angeles mort.

Après Le Mystère Pepeyrand, découvrez le nouveau roman surprenant d'Yves Balet !

EXTRAIT

– Eh bien voilà, je crois qu’il vaut mieux que j’aille droit au yet. Mon ami est accusé de meurtre.
Je restai abasourdi par cette révélation. Malgré mon expérience, il ne m’était jamais arrivé que quelqu’un me fasse un tel aveu, d’entrée de jeu.
– Vous comprendrez, madame, que je sois surpris par votre déclaration. Pouvez-vous m’en dire un peu plus.
– Maître, je comprends votre incrédulité, mais je vous confirme que mon ami est bien inculpé de meurtre et se trouve actuellement enfermé à l. a. maison d’arrêt du Bois-Mermet près de Lausanne.
– Dois-je comprendre que le meurtre a été commis dans le canton de Vaud ? Si tel est le cas, il vaudrait mieux consulter un avocat vaudois. Il m’est difficile d’intervenir depuis le Valais.
– J’en suis bien consciente, mais mon ami a insisté pour que j’aie recours à vos companies. Selon lui, vous faisiez partie des amis de ses mom and dad et vous l’avez connu alors qu’il était enfant.
J’étais vraiment intrigué par les déclarations de cette femme et je me demandais quel lien je pouvais bien avoir avec un homme accusé d’un crime si grave.

CE QU'EN PENSE l. a. CRITIQUE

Ce polar romand, ficelé avec une sobriété efficace et vieilli en fût de chêne, est un heureux assemblage de péripéties, de dialogues intrigants et de discrète psychologie. - Marie Claire

À PROPOS DE L'AUTEUR

Yves Balet est avocat et notaire à Sion, où il vit. Il a défendu plusieurs factors pénales importantes dans sa région. Il passe une partie de son temps, consacré à l'écriture, dans l. a. résidence qu'il possède en Dordogne. Il est l'auteur d'un récit intitulé L'Enchaînement (2012) et d'un roman, Le Mystère Pepeyrand (2014), tous deux publiés aux Éditions Slatkine.

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Ram Slade, Shamus by Jerry Pat Bolton

By Jerry Pat Bolton

Ram Slade, Shamus is decided within the yr 1944 and facilities on Ram's secretary, Luv, who quits operating for him after 5 years. Her faked suicide and eventual disappearance has Ram chasing into the unusual happenings. He follows leads the place not anything it really is presupposed to be and no one's who they're speculated to be. Layne Fuentes, a murder detective is additionally searching for Luv. every little thing that makes a hard-boiled detective tale viable is in Ram Slade, Shamus. appealing girls, gun molls, road weasels and hoods of all sort. every one layer of facts Ram uncovers merely ends up in extra secret and confusion. Bea, his new secretary makes for extra turmoil inside of Ram's suggestions, plus Mandy, a gangster's spouse who desires him to conceal her from her husband. In desperation Ram turns to an influential ex-client of his who owes him a opt to locate Luv.
A web page turner is Ram Slade, Shamus . . .

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On The Bayou by Sean Patrick Bridges

By Sean Patrick Bridges

A SWAT workforce and feminine DEA Agent are pressured to outlive and struggle their method out of the Louisiana swamps whilst a drug raid leads to disaster.

A Florida seashore stake-out at a trafficker way-station ends with exact Agent Jennifer Nash being wear compelled depart. She's given a chance via a D.C. client from the Senior government carrier to redeem herself. As a Federal tag-along for a excessive profile operation to take down a meth cookery complicated within the swamps of Louisiana.

All she has to do is accompany an elite tactical SWAT unit out of Baton Rouge who've lived and labored the terrain. other than now not all of the officials are on her part. And Jennifer is the DEA outsider being shuttled through Skiff boat, deep into the Atchafalaya Basin.

The raid at the swamp dwelling house leads to disaster. Jennifer and the crew locate themselves in a savage pursuit alongside the bayou and difficult at the run throughout the wetlands.

They are caught within the center of a felony operation with a hooked up Cajun group and ruthless Cartel contributors out for revenge, who're made up our minds to place down the intruders in any respect costs.

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The Devil's Share: A Crissa Stone Novel (Crissa Stone by Wallace Stroby

By Wallace Stroby

it has been a 12 months on account that expert thief Crissa Stone final pulled a role, and she's spent that point less than the radar, very conscientiously now not drawing recognition to herself. that sort of existence is secure, yet it really is uninteresting, and it is lonely, and it isn't very profitable. So whilst Crissa starts off to get antsy—and low on funds—she is of the same opinion to behave as a thief-for-hire, partnering with a prosperous paintings collector to scouse borrow a truckload of plundered Iraqi artifacts prior to they are repatriated to their local state. yet what is speculated to be a "give-up" theft with few issues fast turns lethal. quickly Crissa is at the run back, with either an ex-military hit squad and her personal partners-in-crime in pursuit. And what will be the best activity of her career—robbing a guy who desires to be robbed—might simply turn into the main dangerous.

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The Causeway (A Harry Sinclair Mystery) by C.P. Adams

By C.P. Adams

Reporter Harry Sinclair is on project within the fishing village of Port Talbot the place a land slide has killed numerous humans. He expects to fast end his tale then spend a couple of days enjoyable at a seashore entrance cottage. he is expecting peace and quiet, yet as good fortune could have it Sinclair reveals himself as much as his neck in trouble.Undetrtow ebook disguise As he questions locals at the historical past of the valuables the place the land slide happened he discovers that Tony Corso, the winning proprietor of a neighborhood building corporation, can be responsible.

The additional he digs the extra obvious it turns into that 1/2 Port Talbot is at the take. To make issues worse they're prepared to take advantage of violence to guard their turf. Sinclair learns that Corso's impact reaches past neighborhood govt to a Senator with attainable ties to Nimbus strength. Why could an power corporation have an interest in Port Talbot? whilst Sinclair solutions this query he realizes that the pristine waters of the bay that aid town and its lifestyle are threatened, and he is the one one that is aware the story.

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Partie truquée à Descartes: Un thriller en Indre-et-Loire by Philippe-Michel Dillies

By Philippe-Michel Dillies

Destins croisés à Descartes…

La vie paisible de Charles Wenz pourrait bien en être perturbée et, pourtant, il s'agit d'une bonne nouvelle : après six ans d'absence, sa fille Suzanne revient d'Australie. Avec quelques surprises dans ses bagages...
Le capitaine Guillaume est parti en voyage, loin sous le soleil de Majorque. Il y a rendez-vous avec sa jolie cousine qui lui fera pretend bond, mais elle a une excuse... Thierry Guillaume revient donc à excursions où le jeu hassle des cartes lui sera deadly et sans excuse...
Emma Choomak rentre de Ré. Elle se cherche encore des excuses... Roger est un tueur. Sa signature ? Une carte de tarot : l'Excuse. Depuis Descartes, un joueur inconnu met en position les pièces d'un sinistre échiquier, provoquant des retrouvailles policières. l. a. voie est lumineuse, mais les personnages se croisent sans savoir qu'ils sont les acteurs de cette sombre partie où ils ont tout à perdre. l. a. partie est truquée ; tout est donc joué ? A moins que los angeles reine noire... Mais elle, n'admettra aucune excuse !

Qui cherche à mettre les personnages en échec ? Un mystery qui joue de suspense !

EXTRAIT

Thierry se leva. Un représentant de los angeles Guardia Civil, dans un uniforme vert impeccable, le regardait, impénétrable… L’oncle, prévenu, arriva sourcils froncés. Thierry ne perçut que peu de selected de los angeles dialog qui eut lieu en catalan mais Don Felipe suivit le représentant de l’ordre… Il y avait foule sur le parvis de l’église San Bartomeu. Thierry comprit des bribes de los angeles dialogue : apparemment, le couteau que tenait habituellement le saint avait disparu…
— Et c’est pour une uncomplicated histoire de vol que vous êtes venus me chercher, Messieurs ?
Les gardes hésitèrent. Le caporal-chef reprit los angeles parole :
—Vous pensez bien que nous ne vous aurions pas dérangé pour si peu, Excellence, mais peut-être est-il préférable que vous nous suiviez dans l’église…
Le grand bâtiment était sombre. Tout au fond, luisaient faiblement les colonnades soutenant des chapiteaux recouverts d’or. Un autel assez torturé, du plus pur kind Gaudí étageait ses fioritures et ses torsades presque jusqu’en haut de los angeles nef. Le grand édifice était en réfection ; des échafaudages grimpaient aux murs et des filets de defense avaient été installés sous los angeles voûte. De half et d’autre de los angeles nef s’ouvraient sept chapelles. Ils empruntèrent l’allée de gauche s’arrêtant devant l. a. quatrième…
— Eh bien ? C’est los angeles chapelle de Santa Maria…
La parole lui manqua…Dans l’autel de verre habituellement réservé à l. a. statue de los angeles sainte, dormait Maria-Esperanza, le couteau de saint Barthélemy plongé jusqu’au manche dans sa poitrine…

CE QU’EN PENSE l. a. CRITIQUE

Editions cut price, le succès du polar breton. – Ouest France

À PROPOS DE L’AUTEUR

Né en 1952 à Roubaix (Nord), Philippe-Michel Dillies s'est épris de los angeles Touraine où il vit depuis plus de vingt-cinq ans. Il signe ici son sixième opus qui a pour cadre excursions et los angeles ville de Descartes qui vit naître le célèbre philosophe. Descartes, ancienne capitale du papier au riche goé historique, méritait bien qu'au-delà de l'intrigue policière, on lui consacre un livre.

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Lancashire Hotpot by Robin Drinkall

By Robin Drinkall

the unconventional "Lancashire Hotpot" is written utilizing a blunt form of Lancashire humour to assist humans comprehend a mysterious message hid inside a publication referred to as The Labyrinth (1956). The Labyrinth used to be written by means of SS Brigadefuhrer Walter Schellenberg after his interrogation at one of many homes owned by means of the Duke of Bedfordshire within the united kingdom and through a time of imprisonment following his position as a witness on the Nuremberg battle Crimes Tribunal. Schellenberg died from liver disorder on thirty first March 1952 on the "Fornaca clinica" in Turin, Italy. The e-book includes his memoirs that have been later released by means of Pyramid books in English less than a brand new name referred to as "Hitler´s mystery Service". although, the Labyrinth can also be a mystery key to prior and destiny Nazi crimes which are basically noticeable through studying "between the lines". (On the skin every thing seems to be logically explainable yet through digging a section deeper the logically explainable turns into challenged through the legislation of coincidence).

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