L'Argent du monde, Tome 1

By Jean-Jacques Pelletier

Pour l'inspecteur Théberge, tout débute avec l. a. découverte, dans l. a. voiture d'un gestionnaire, du corps totalement exsangue d'une danseuse de membership. Or, quelque temps plus tard, le milieu financier de Montréal est secoué par les décès - mort suspecte, suicide, assassinat - de plusieurs gestionnaires et par los angeles « disparition » de 750 thousands de money des coffres de l. a. Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. Y aurait-il un lien entre tous ces événements ? se demande l'inspecteur. Et qui donc aurait intérêt à faire croire qu'un vampire hante les rues de Montréal ?

Pour F, l. a. directrice de l'Institut, tout indique que le Consortium cherche à implanter au Québec une colossale computer à blanchir de l'argent. Patiemment, avec l'aide de Blunt, de damage, des Jones et de Chamane - un jeune hacker -, elle poursuit le travail d'analyse et d'enquête. Pour réussir à contrer encore une fois le Consortium, dont les moyens et les ramifications semblent sans limites, l'Institut devra s'engager dans une nouvelle et très inégale lutte...

L'Argent du monde : un voyage hallucinant dans l'univers des fraudes financières et de l. a. manipulation des individus.

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The Blood of the Lamb: A Novel

By Peter De Vries

The so much poignant of all De Vries's novels, The Blood of the Lamb can also be the main autobiographical. It follows the lifetime of Don Wanderhop from his early life in an immigrant Calvinist relatives residing in Chicago within the Nineteen Fifties during the lack of a brother, his religion, his spouse, and at last his daughter-a tragedy drawn at once from De Vries's personal existence. regardless of its beginning in misfortune, The Blood of the Lamb offers glimpses of the comedian sensibility for which De Vries was once well-known. attractive without delay with the reader in a fashion that buttresses the non-public intimacy of the tale, De Vries writes with a robust mixture of grief, love, wit, and fury.

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Don't You Forget About Me

Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pub Date :2008-4-1 Pages:. 272 ??Welcome to ny Citys higher East facet. the place my neighbors and that i all dwell in large. amazing flats We arent consistently the nicest humans on this planet. yet we make up for it in appears and flavor. The Gossip woman sequence is the last word in glamour and funky. Set in New Yorks glamorous higher East aspect the narrative follows the thrills and spills of its richest and most lovely teenage citizens (with Jimmy Choo sneakers and purchasing at Barneys jumbled together alongside the way).

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BUtterfield 8 (Penguin Classics)

By John O'Hara

The bestselling novel that grew to become an Oscar-winning movie starring Elizabeth Taylor approximately New York's speakeasy generation

A masterpiece of yank fiction and a bestseller upon its e-book in 1935, BUtterfield eight lays bare with brash honesty the unstated and sometimes surprising truths that lurked underneath the skin of a society nonetheless reeling from the results of the nice melancholy. One Sunday morning, Gloria wakes up in a stranger's condo with not anything yet a torn night gown, stockings, and panties. whilst she steals a fur coat from the dresser to put on domestic, she unleashes a series of occasions that may merely finish in tragedy. encouraged through real occasions, this novel prompted a sensation on its ebook for its frank depiction of the connection among a wild and beautiful young girl and a decent, married man.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts stronger by means of introductions and notes by means of unusual students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations through award-winning translators.

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The Indwelling: The Beast Takes Possession (Left Behind, Book 7)

By Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins

Nicolae Carpathia is lifeless. yet who killed the Antichrist? the reply could shock you. booklet seven within the best-selling Left in the back of sequence marks the start of the second one half the seven-year Tribulation interval. In dramatic type, readers are uncovered to the horrors of God's judgment and the wish of salvation. Rayford, dollar, Chloe, and the remainder of the Tribulation strength locate themselves on the middle of heart-stopping motion. #1 at the New York Times most sensible dealers checklist for 4 weeks.

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The Five Gates of Hell

By Rupert Thomson

Moon Beach--place of the dead--where annually the town observes the Day of the useless. in the course of one such social gathering, younger males from varied worlds develop into the involved servants of an entrepreneur of loss of life, whose deepest passions are in detail entwined along with his vocation. "Ghoulish and inventive . . . creative, sardonic and seductive".--New York instances instances publication overview.

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The Secret River

By Kate Grenville

In 1806 William Thornhill, an illiterate English bargeman and a guy of speedy mood yet deep compassion, steals a load of wooden and, as part of his lenient sentence, is deported, with his loved spouse, Sal, to the recent South Wales colony in what may turn into Australia. The mystery River is the story of William and Sal’s deep love for his or her small, unique nook of the hot international, and William’s sluggish consciousness that if he desires to make a house for his kinfolk, he needs to forcibly take the land from the folks who got here sooner than him. Acclaimed around the globe, The mystery River is an impressive, transporting paintings of historic fiction.

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The Terminal Man

By Michael Crichton

From the bestselling writer of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes a neurological mystery concerning the hazards of state-of-the-art clinical experimentation. 
Harry Benson suffers from violent seizures. So violent that he frequently blackouts once they take carry. almost immediately after critically beating males in the course of an episode, the police escort Benson to a l. a. health facility for therapy. There, Dr. Roger McPherson, head of the distinguished Neuropsychiatric study Unit, is confident he can healing Benson with an experimental method that may position electrodes deep in his brain’s excitement facilities, successfully short-circuiting Harry's seizures with pulses of bliss. The surgical procedure is profitable, yet whereas Benson is in restoration, he discovers the right way to set off the pulses himself. To make concerns worse his violent impulses have purely grown, and he quickly escapes the health facility with a perilous schedule. . .

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The Promise of Happiness: A Novel

By Justin Cartwright

"A superbly saw, emotionally targeted novel approximately one family's decline and regeneration."―New York Times

A Richard and Judy publication membership choose (U.K.)
Winner of 2005 Hawthornden Prize (U.K.) for most sensible paintings of innovative Literature
Winner of the 2005 South African Sunday instances Fiction Award

The Promise of Happiness is an emotionally wrought and wonderfully rendered novel approximately one family's try at reconciliation. The 5 contributors of the Judd relatives, reeling from a sequence of private blows, have each one retreated right into a deepest global. however the coming near near go back of prodigal daughter Juliet, an paintings historian incarcerated in an upstate ny felony for assisting to promote stolen Tiffany home windows, brings the kin jointly for the 1st time for the reason that her incarceration. As Juliet―once the apple of her father's eye―returns to England for her brother's marriage ceremony, the relatives grapples with their conflicting emotions for each other and the ethical dilemmas that threaten to rip them apart.

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Voodoo Die (Destroyer, Book 33)

By Warren Murphy, Richard Sapir

The small island kingdom of Baqia turns into an important overseas participant whilst a neighborhood health care provider by accident develops a brand new weapon with terrifying implications. The weapon, which reduces grown males to smoldering piles of goo, has all of the significant superpowers playing at the destiny of the small kingdom. in the meantime, the mad dictator on top of things is taking part in his personal online game and intends to muscle out the neighborhood faith for keep watch over over the folk. Remo has to roll the tough six and decide an aspect to avoid a world meltdown, yet will his quantity come up?

Remo Williams is The Destroyer, a likely unremarkable beat cop recruited—through hugely unorthodox methods—by a mystery govt law-enforcement association. educated to develop into the main lethal murderer, Remo is America's final defensive line opposed to mad scientists, prepared crime, old undead gods, and the rest that threatens the structure. An action-adventure sequence leavened with social and political satire, the Destroyer novels were exciting readers all over the world for many years.

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