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They trained him to kill. They buried his past. Now they want him dead.
When the body of a man is found hanging in a warehouse, it’s down to DI Frank Carver to find the killer. But when he realises the victim is the son of London’s most feared criminal, the rules change.
DI Carver must pull his team of organised crime specialists together to prevent an all-out war that will rock the criminal world and expose Carver’s own corrupt tendencies. But little does he know, he’s about to enter a dangerous game of cat and mouse with London’s deadliest hitman.
1,000 Random Facts Everyone Should Know: A collection of random facts useful for the bar trivia night, get-together or as conversation starter.
Have you ever had that moment when you are in the middle of a conversation and suddenly the room becomes quiet and nobody knows how to move the discussion forward? Of course you do. Haven’t we all? It’s for this reason that I decided to write this book.
What better way to break that silence than to throw out some of these facts:
Wolves have a serious appetite! They can eat up to twenty pounds of meat in one sitting!
The first high heeled shoes were worn by Egyptian butchers to help them walk above the bloodied bodies of animal carcasses.
Elizabeth Bennet has lived a life of deprivation and penance for six and a half years. After refusing the pompous marriage proposal of Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, she embarked on a tour of enjoyment with her aunt and uncle—only to discover upon her return that scandal and tragedy had torn her family apart. After the dust settled, she found herself the governess of Charlotte Collins’s family, fixed in Longbourn in the employ of its new master. Without fortune or reputation, connections or resources, Elizabeth had only her resilient spirit and lively mind to keep her from sinking into regret and misery.
When a chance visit to Rosings Park throws Elizabeth again into the path of Mr. Darcy, she expects him to be angry with her—or at the very least, indifferent to her. She is pleasantly surprised to find that he is neither.
It’s pernicious . . . it’s diabolical . . . it creeps into every moment of our lives. It influences our relationships, impacts our body, works its way into our conversations, sparks non-nourishing behaviors, and forces us to do things we’d never want to do. It’s infectious; it’s relentless . . . it’s stress!
We all know it. We all experience it. It’s the human condition – but through this book, you will learn to transcend it.
Drawing on decades of experience working with individuals in extreme, high-pressure situations – including business leaders, world-class athletes, members of the military, Special Forces, and those in crisis – davidji will show you how to handle any type of stress that life throws at you.
Clare remembers the cold. She remembers abandoned cars and children’s toys littered across the road. She remembers dark shapes in the snow and a terror she can’t explain. And then…nothing.
When she wakes, aching and afraid in a stranger’s gothic home, he tells her she was in an accident. He claims he saved her. Clare wants to leave, but a vicious snowstorm has blanketed the world in white, trapping them together, and there’s nothing she can do but wait.
At least the stranger seems kind…but Clare doesn’t know if she can trust him. He promised they were alone here, but she sees and hears things that convince her something else is creeping about the surrounding woods, watching.
All of London is abuzz with the scandalous case of Frannie Langton, accused of the brutal double murder of her employers, renowned scientist George Benham and his eccentric French wife, Marguerite. Crowds pack the courtroom, eagerly following every twist, while the newspapers print lurid theories about the killings and the mysterious woman being tried at the Old Bailey.
The testimonies against Frannie are damning. She is a seductress, a witch, a master manipulator, a whore.
But Frannie claims she cannot recall what happened that fateful evening, even if remembering could save her life.
What do you do when you find out your whole life was a lie?
That your husband really wasn’t your husband but someone else’s.
That the vows you made to each other were simply empty promises.
You pick up and move to the country to start fresh.
When life hands you limes, you make sure you have tequila because your life is about to get stirred up.
Married to my high school sweetheart, the best thing she gave me was my baby girl.
Rolf Rudolph Deutsch is going die. But when Deutsch, a wealthy magazine and newpaper publisher, starts thinking seriously about his impending death, he offers to pay a physicist and two mediums, one physical and one mental, $100,000 each to establish the facts of life after death.
Dr. Lionel Barrett, the physicist, accompanied by the mediums, travel to the Belasco House in Maine, which has been abandoned and sealed since 1949 after a decade of drug addiction, alcoholism, and debauchery. For one night, Barrett and his colleagues investigate the Belasco House and learn exactly why the townfolks refer to it as the Hell House.
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