Thomas Levenson, "Newton and the Counterfeiter: The Unknown Detective Career of the Worlds Greatest Scientist"
H..ghton M.fflin H..court | 2009 | ISBN: 0151012784, 0547336047 | 336 pages | epub, mobi | 0,3 + 0,5 MB A fascinating slice of true-crime history that unfolds in 1695, when law enforcement was unheard of and modern money was little more than a concept When renowned scientist Isaac Newton took up the post of Warden of His Majesty??�s Mint in London, another kind of genius??�a preternaturally gifted counterfeiter named William Chaloner??�had already taken up residence in the city, rising quickly in an unruly, competitive underworld. In the courts and streets of London, and amid the tremors of a world being transformed by ideas Newton himself had set in
True Crime (A Nathan Heller Novel) (Audiobook) By Max Allan Collins, read by Dan John Miller
Publisher: B[rillia],.nce Audio; Unabridged edition 2011 | 11 hours and 13 mins | ISBN: 1455822566 | MP3 32 kbps | 161 MB
1934 Chicago dazzles with fast action and calculating, cold-blooded meanness as private detective Nate Heller combs Chicago�s North Side looking for John Dillinger. But things take a turn for the strange when self-aggrandizing G-Man Melvin Purvis shoots down a Dillinger double in front of the Biograph Theater. Full of muscle and oozing Chicago�s tough-guy persona to the hilt, Max Allan Collins� Nate Heller is the ultimate private investigator�in the ultimate P.I. town. Heller�s undercover search for a farmer�s-daughter-turned-gun-moll has him
Serial - John Lutz
Publisher: Pinnacle; 1 edition (August 1, 2011) | Language: English | ISBN-10: 078602027X | 400 pages | EPUB/MOBI/PDF | 436KB/643KB/1.56MB On The Trail Of A Bloody Killer...
Frank Quinn is sure he is hunting for a madman: someone who is shooting young women in the heart, defiling their bodies, leaving only the torsos to be found. Quinn, a former NYPD detective, is called into the case by an ambitious chief of police and mobilizes his team of brilliant law-enforcement misfits. But in the concrete canyons of New York, this shocking serial murder case is turning into something very different...A Cop And A Victim Fight Back....
Jill Clark came to the city with too many hopes and too little cash. Now a seemingly deranged woman is telling her an
Brian Stableford - Architects of Emortality
Publisher: Tor Books; 1st edition (October 7, 1999) | Language: English | ISBN-10: 0312872070 | EPUB + MOBI | 319 pages | 0.3 mb + 0.4 mbThe futuristic biotech world of Stablefords acclaimed SF novella Les Fleurs du Mal (The Flowers of Evil), expanded upon in last years novel Inherit the Earth, provides the foundation for this sequel. After an ecological collapse brought on by biological warfare and a runaway greenhouse effect, nanotechnology is regrowing lost forests as well as offering near-immortality to those who can afford it. Although the United Nations calls itself a World Government, the true power rests with the MegaMall, a company produced by generations of multinational mergers and buyouts. On this cusp of a new world,
The Crucifix Killer by Chris Carter
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK | Language: English | ISBN-10: 1847376223 | EPUB/MOBI | 584KB/516KB | 416 pagesWhen the body of a young woman is discovered in a derelict cottage in the middle of Los Angeles National Forest, Homicide Detective Robert Hunter finds himself entering a horrific and recurring nightmare. Naked, strung from two wooden posts, the victim was sadistically tortured before meeting an excruciatingly painful death. All the skin has been ripped from her face - while she was still alive. On the nape of her neck has been carved a strange double-cross: the signature of a psychopath known as the Crucifix Killer.But thats impossible. Because two years ago, the Crucifix Killer was caught and executed. Could this therefore
Body Double (Rizzoli & Isles 04) by Tess Gerritsen
Publisher: Ballantine Books (July 26, 2005) | Language: English | ISBN-10: 034545894X | EPUB/MOBI | 400KB/552KB | 432 pages and Dr. Maura Isles makes her living dealing with death. As a pathologist in a major metropolitan city, she has seen more than her share of corpses every day??�many of them victims of violent murder. But never before has her blood run cold, and never has the grim expression ???dead ringer??? rung so terrifyingly true. Because never before has the lifeless body on the medical examiner??�s table been her own.Yet there can be no denying the mind-reeling evidence before her shocked eyes and those of her colleagues, including Detective Jane Rizzoli: the woman found shot to death outside Maura??�s home
Peter Silverman, Catherine Whitney, "Leonardos Lost Princess: One Mans Quest to Authenticate an Unknown Portrait by Leonardo Da Vinci"
Publisher: W.l.y | ISBN: 0470936401 | February 7, 2012 | EPUB/MOBI | 280 pages | 614 KB/727 KB
How an oddly attributed $19,000 picture proved to be a $100 million work by Leonardo da Vinci�a true art-world detective story
In late 2010, art collector Peter Silverman revealed that a "German, early 19th century" portrait he had bought for $19,000 was, in fact, a previously unknown drawing by Leonardo da Vinci�an exquisite depiction of Bianca Sforza, rendered 500 years ago. In Leonardos Lost Princess, Silverman gives a riveting first-person account of how his initial suspicions of the portraits provenance
Umberto Eco, "The Name of the Rose"
Publisher: Warner Bks | 1986 | ISBN: 0446344109 | English | True PDF | 291 pages | 3.72 Mb
“Who is killing monks in a great medieval abbey famed for its library - and why? Brother William of Baskerville is sent to find out, taking with him the assistant who later tells the tale of his investigations. Eco's celebrated story combines elements of detective fiction, metaphysical thriller, post-modernist puzzle and historical novel in one of the few twentieth-century books, which can be described as genuinely unique. ...”