A Dedicated Man

Author: Peter Robinson

Publisher: Pan Macmillan


Category: Fiction


View: 569

‘The Alan Banks mystery-suspense novels are the best series on the market. Try one and tell me I'm wrong’ Stephen King. A Dedicated Man is the second novel in Peter Robinson's Inspector Banks series, following on from Gallows View. A dead body. Hidden secrets. Banks will find the truth. The brutally murdered body of a supposedly well-liked local historian is found half-buried under a dry stone wall. But who would kill such a thoughtful, dedicated man? Young Sally Lumb, locked in her lover's arms on the night of the murder, tries to find the killer herself. But her good-intentions only leads to more danger. And when Chief Inspector Alan Banks is called to investigate and soon discovers that disturbing secrets lie behind the seemingly untroubled façade . . . A Dedicated Man is followed in the Inspector Banks series by A Necessary End.

A Dedicated Man (An Inspector Banks Mystery)

Author: Peter Robinson

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: Fiction

Page: 272

View: 448

An admired local historian is found dead and half-buried in a farmer’s field in the village of Gratly. A slimy land-developer, an editor, a local thriller writer, and a beautiful folk singer are all figures from the historian’s past, and all of them are suspects. Sally, a young would-be actress, knows more than she’s telling and wants to solve the case herself, but may find herself in danger. There’s trouble brewing beneath Gratly’s idyllic surface, and Chief Inspector Alan Banks must get to the bottom of the village’s secrets. Second in the critically acclaimed Inspector Banks Mystery Series.

El camaleón

Author: Peter Robinson



Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 560

View: 976


The Story of a Dedicated Man

Author: Ed Sharpe

Publisher: Page Publishing Inc


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 262

View: 370

I started writing my story about three years ago, I was inspired after reading both of Frank Mcourt’s books Angelas Ashes, and tis, I saw a bit of similarity in my younger years to his. And always wanted to get my story out there. My interests are spending time with my grandchildren, Doting on my Maltese terrier Bailey, I am into my photography, Music, painting, and reading about Irish history. I like old classical movies. I love my Giants, Rangers, and Mets. And just enjoy my golden years.

The Ages of Iron Man

Essays on the Armored Avenger in Changing Times

Author: Joseph J. Darowski

Publisher: McFarland


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 236

View: 536

"Provides engaging and thought-provoking perspectives on Marvel's most unexpectedly popular superhero"--SFRA Review Goes into extensive detail about the individual characters starting from their origins and their transition and evolution through the decades...makes for fascinating reading"--Collector's Corner Billionaire industrialist, cold warrior, weapons designer, alcoholic, philanthropist, Avenger--Tony Stark, alter-ego of Marvel Comics' Iron Man, has played many roles in his five decades as a superhero. From his 1963 comics debut in Tales of Suspense to the recent film adaptations--The Avengers (2012), Iron Man 3 (2013)--hundreds of creators have had a hand in writing the character with evolving depictions and distinct artistic styles. This collection of essays provides an historical overview of an important figure in American popular culture and a close reading of Iron Man's most iconic story lines, including his origin in Vietnam, "Demon in a Bottle," "Civil War," and "Extremis."

All the Men of the Bible

Author: Herbert Lockyer

Publisher: Zondervan


Category: Religion

Page: 384

View: 556

The Bible contains more than three thousand named men, all of whom are dealt with in this book. The many thousands of unnamed men are also classified. Included in the book is a guide to the pronunciation of names.

The Algiers Motel Incident

Author: John Hersey

Publisher: JHU Press


Category: History

Page: 397

View: 583

Responding to a telephoned report of sniping, the Detroit police invaded the Algiers Motel and interrogated ten black men and two white women. By the time the interrogators left, three men had been shot to death and the others, including the women, beaten. The late Pulitzer Prize winning novelist John Hersey described the event in this book, based on months of personal investigation and detailed evidence.

Become a Lifter-Upper

Become a Lifter-Upper

Author: Dr. Joseph Murphy

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation


Category: Self-Help

Page: 219

View: 331

BOOKS BY DR. JOSEPH MURPHY The Amazing Laws of Cosmic Mind Power The Cosmic Energizer: Miracle Power of the Universe The Cosmic Power Within You Great Bible Truths for Human Problems The Healing Power of Love How to Attract Money How to Pray with a Deck of Cards How to Use the Power of Prayer How to Use Your Healing Power Infinite Power for Richer Living Living Without Strain Love is Freedom Magic of Faith Mental Poisons and Their Antidotes The Miracle of Mind Dynamics Miracle Power for Infinite Riches Peace Within Yourself The Power Of Your Subconscious Mind Pray Your Way Through It Prayer is the Answer Psychic Perception: The Meaning of Extrasensory Power Quiet Moments with God Secrets of the I Ching Songs of God Special Meditations for Health, Wealth, Love, and Expression Stay Young Forever Supreme Mastery of Fear Telepsychics: The Magic Power of Perfect Living Why Did This Happen to Me? Within You is the Power Write Your Name in the Book of Life Your Infinite Power to be Rich

Superheroes and Philosophy

Truth, Justice, and the Socratic Way

Author: Thomas V. Morris

Publisher: Open Court Publishing


Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 281

View: 996

A collection of essays by various authors that explore how superheroes deal with a variety of philosophical issues.