A Taste for Violence (Michael Shayne, Book 17) by Brett Halliday

By Brett Halliday

Mike Shayne, the fellow with a flavor for violence, tackles corruption, greed, brutality, and homicide in an action-packed 24 hours within the Kentucky mining city of Centerville.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Taste for Violence (Michael Shayne, Book 17) PDF

Similar murder books

The Lost

It was once the summer season of 1965. Ray, Tim, and Jennifer have been simply 3 teenage pals striking out within the campgrounds, consuming a bit. yet Tim and Jennifer didn't be aware of what their pal Ray had in brain. And if they'd identified, they wouldn't have concept he used to be critical. Then they observed what he did to the 2 women on the neighboring campsite--and knew he was once lifeless severe.

Envious Casca (Inspector Hemingway Mystery, Book 2)

It's no usual Christmas at Lexham Manor. Six vacation visitors locate themselves the suspects of a homicide enquiry while the previous Scrooge, Nathaniel Herriad, who owns the massive property, is located stabbed within the again. For Inspector Hemingway of Scotland backyard, ‘tis the season to discover whodunit yet it’s a true conundrum how any of the suspects may have entered the locked room to dedicate this foul deed within the first position.

Black Is the Colour of My True Love's Heart (Felse Investigations, Book 6)

Detective Inspector George Felse is termed upon to enquire the disappearance of 2 individuals of a musical gathering

Singers and musicians are accrued for a weekend path in folks song on the notable neo-Gothic state mansion Follymead. such a lot come basically to sing or to hear, yet one or have nonmusical ratings to settle. whilst brilliantly gifted Liri Palmer sings “Black, black, black is the color of my true-love’s heart,” she in actual fact has a message for somebody within the viewers. And as passions run excessive, there's homicide brewing at Follymead.

one of the tune scholars are Dominic Felse and his female friend, Theodosia. while now not one, yet , contributors of the gang cross lacking from the corridor, Dominic calls upon his father, Detective Inspector George Felse, to aid him remedy this so much complicated mystery.
 
Black Is the color of My actual Love’s center is the sixth e-book within the Felse Investigations, yet you could get pleasure from analyzing the sequence in any order.

Nightlife

Thomas Perry’s novels of suspense were celebrated for his or her “dazzling ingenuity” (The ny instances ebook evaluate) and for writing that's “as sharp as a sushi knife” (Los Angeles Times). by means of turns frightening and erotic, Perry’s new mystery takes us on a deadly cat-and-mouse video game that pits girls opposed to one another: a gorgeous serial killer and the detective who's made up our minds to prevent her.

Additional info for A Taste for Violence (Michael Shayne, Book 17)

Example text

Out on the lake,” I said, and nodded in that direction. ” “I don’t think so. I think the cold will keep you on your toes, and anyway, suppose you have a gun in your pocket, and I have to kill you, and mess up that beautiful Burberry. ” He swallowed, nodded, as if all that sounded reasonable enough. “Okay. ” “We won’t need it. ” Harry looked at me, his eyes behind the glasses wary, glancing from me to his plastic-wrapped burden and back again. ” Now I was noticing the cold. “Outside, Harry. My nipples are getting hard, and not in a good way.

Now this was curious, and I’ll tell you why. I had met Harry Something around ten years before, when I was doing a job for the Outfit boys in Chicago. I was never a mob guy, mind you, strictly a freelancer, but their money was as good as anybody’s. What that job was isn’t important, but Harry and his partner Louis were the locals who had fucked up, making my outsider’s presence necessary. Harry and Louis had not been friendly toward me. They had threatened me, in fact. They had beaten the hell out of me in my hotel room, when the job was over, for making them look bad.

Not with the law, not privately—and a man with my resources could easily do that, either way. and I value that. ” Julie’s jaw tightened but her eyes didn’t leave the window. “Swell,” I said. “I value money. ” Green lifted an eyebrow, offered up a half-smile that was wholly conspiratorial. ” My left hand found it easily. I hauled the brownleather attache up beside me, near the aisle, away from the girl. ” “I’m sure you would be,” Green said, reasonably. ” He lowered his voice to a whisper. “Small bills.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.59 of 5 – based on 23 votes