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A MAN WITHOUT BREATH: A BERNIE GUNTHER NOVEL
It is winter, 1943. Bernie Gunther has left the Criminal Police and is working for the German War Crimes Bureau based in Berlin. Reports have been circulating of a mass grave hidden in a wood near Smolensk. The grave's whereabouts are uncertain until, deep in the Katyn Forest, a wolf digs up some human remains. Rumour has it that the grave is full of Polish officers murdered by the Russians - a war crime that is perfect propaganda for Germany. But it needs a detective of subtle skill to investigate this horrific discovery. Cue Bernie Gunther...
The trap is set. Failure is not an option. When government hit man Will Robie is given his next target he knows he's about to embark on his toughest mission yet. He is tasked with killing one of their own, following evidence to suggest that fellow assassin Jessica Reel has been turned. She's leaving a trail of death in her wake including her handler. The trap is set. To send a killer to catch a killer. But what happens when you can't trust those who have access to the nation's most secret intelligence?
a delicate truth
John Le Carré
A counter-terror operation, codenamed Wildlife, is being mounted in Britain's most precious colony. Its purpose: to capture and abduct a high-value jihadist arms-buyer. Its authors: an ambitious Foreign Office Minister, and a private defence contractor who is also his close friend.
Orion Publishing Group
Six years have passed since Jake Sanders watched Natalie, the love of his life, marry another man. But six years haven't come close to extinguishing his feelings, and when Jake comes across Todd's obituary, he can't keep away from the funeral.
There he gets a glimpse of Todd's wife ... but she's not Natalie. Whoever the mourning widow is, she was married to Todd for more than a decade. As Jake risks his life in the search for the woman who lied to him and broke his heart, everything he thought he knew about himself is turned inside out ...
THE GOLDEN EGG
A middle-aged deaf mute with the mental age of a child is found dead - an 'accidental' overdose of his mother's sleeping pills. Brunetti is surprised at how little was known about this man-child - there are no official records to show he existed. What was his life like? With the help of Inspector Vianello and the resourceful Signorina Elettra, Brunetti tries to get to the truth about his death.
Live by night
Little Brown Uk
Joe Coughlin is nineteen when he meets Emma Gould. A smalltime thief in 1920s Boston, his task is to tie her up while his accomplices loot the bank she works in. But Joe falls in love with Emma - and his life changes forever. That meeting is the beginning of Joe's journey to becoming one of the most feared and respected gangsters. It is a journey beset by violence, double-crossing, drama and pain. And it is a journey into the soul of prohibition-era America... A powerful, deeply moving novel, Live by Night is a tour-de-force by Dennis Lehane, writer on The Wire and author of modern classics such as Shutter Island, Gone, Baby Gone and The Given Day.