By Jeffery Deaver
8 susceptible women and their helpless lecturers are pressured off a college bus and held hostage. The madman who has them at gunpoint has an easy plan: one hostage an hour will die until the calls for are met. referred to as to the scene is Arthur Potter, the FBI's top hostage negotiator. He has a plan. yet so does one of many hostages-a attractive instructor who's keen to do something to avoid wasting the lives of her scholars. Now, the clock is ticking as a chilling video game of cat and mouse begins.
Read Online or Download A Maiden's Grave PDF
Best fiction books
Twee echtparen gaan een avond uit eten in een eating place. Ze praten over alledaagse dingen, dingen waar mensen tijdens etentjes over praten: werk, de laatste motion pictures, de oorlog in Irak, vakantieplannen, et cetera. Maar ondertussen vermijden ze waar ze het eigenlijk over moeten hebben: hun kinderen.
De twee vijftienjarige zoons van beide echtparen, Michel en Rick, hebben samen iets uitgehaald wat hun toekomst kan verwoesten. Tot dusver zijn alleen vage beelden van de twee in Opsporing verzocht vertoond en zit het onderzoek naar hun identiteit big. Maar hoe lang nog? Twee mannen, twee vrouwen, twee zoons – wie durft een beslissing te nemen over de toekomst van zijn eigen sort? Wat het nog ingewikkelder maakt is dat de vader van een van de jongens de beoogde nieuwe minister-president van Nederland is.
Het diner is de weergaloze en ambitieuze nieuwe roman van Herman Koch, waarin de vraag centraal staat in hoeverre je als ouder verantwoordelijk bent voor de daden van je eigen type. In soepel proza schotelt Koch de lezer een bloedstollend verhaal voor dat zich binnen de tijdsspanne van een avond voltrekt. Een roman met de tragiek van de movie Festen – heel menselijk en onafwendbaar op het noodlot afstevenend.
Residing on a windy undeniable in a home made completely from tin, a recluse's quiet existence is reworked via the seriously serious Mary Petrie who arrives unannounced with a trunk of her property in tow. As a procession of recent houseguests starts off, our narrator is positioned stressed as his previously-isolated lifestyles is grew to become on its head and he's pressured to choose from a solitary lifestyles and becoming a member of the mass exodus of his neighbours.
Penelope vigorous is considered one of England's maximum residing writers, whom the hot York instances booklet overview has referred to as "blessed with the present of having the ability to render concerns of serious import with a breath, a slightly audible sigh, a marginally. the result's very good writing. " Judgment Day takes us into the lifetime of Clare Paling, who has simply moved along with her relatives to Laddenham, a probably drowsy village enlivened by way of sideshows of adultery and gossip.
How are you aware he's the only? Are you getting butterflies simply puzzling over him? have you ever dreamt of marrying him? Do you simply recognize? while Lucy meets Nate in Venice, she understands immediately he's the only. And, stuck up within the whirlwind of past love, they kiss below the Bridge of Sighs at sundown.
Additional info for A Maiden's Grave
While all the palaver was going on, her maid and I were looking each other over. She would peek at me, and I would get embarrassed because I had been staring and look away. Then she would look away and I would start staring again. She had been carrying three packages and a shopping basket when she came in, but she put them down and got out her fan, and fanned herself, and looked at me over the top of it. I kept thinking of how it would be if the two of us were out on a little boat of our own, sailing far away to someplace wonderful.
They were chained together in gangs because they were going to run away the first time they got a chance and everybody knew it. The guards sat in the shade with muskets in their laps, and yawned and tried to scratch under their armor, and once in a while one said something to someone else. But they did not sleep. They were soldiers, I found out later, and besides their muskets they had the long straight swords that soldiers call bilbos. The slave drivers were civilians, guys who knew (or were supposed to know) how stone walls ought to be built.
PIRATE FREEDOM Copyright © 2007 by Gene Wolfe Illustrations © 2007 by David Grove All rights reserved, including the right to reproduce this book, or portions thereof, in any form. Edited by David G. com Tor® is a registered trademark of Tom Doherty Associates, LLC. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Wolfe, Gene. Pirate freedom/Gene Wolfe. p. cm. " ISBN-13: 978-1-4299-2522-8 ISBN-10: 1-4299-2522-1 1. Priests—Fiction. 2. Buccaneers—Fiction. 3. Caribbean Area—Fiction. 4. Time travel—Fiction.