Download e-book for kindle: Eight-Ball Boogie by Declan Burke

By Declan Burke

ISBN-10: 1903305071

ISBN-13: 9781903305072

Downscale inner most dick Harry Rigby starts off tossing out wisecracks like lit packets of firecrackers on web page one in every of this Irish crime tale, and he doesn't permit up until eventually the final sordid plot strand is singed into submission. In either the discussion and first-person narration, Rigby resembles the gin-soaked love baby of Rosalind Russell and William Powell--except he smokes pot rather than swilling martinis. Rigby's incessant linguistic pyrotechnics may appear like obnoxious overkill to a few. yet readers who roll with the patter--'I desired to ask how come blondes by no means bought round to dyeing their eyebrows yet her eyes have been closed and the gash in her throat ran six inches east to west'--will locate it using the tale ahead at an exciting speed. That's an excellent factor, because the plot's a convoluted mess of sour backstabbing between inventory ne'er-do-wells sniffing after a bootleg drug concession. yet Rigby is a profitable protagonist, and the underlying fight together with his memorably sociopathic brother, Gonzo, is helping make this a wild journey worthy taking.""-Booklist

Show description

Read or Download Eight-Ball Boogie PDF

Similar mystery books

Say it with Poison (A Mitchell & Markby Mystery, Book 1) by Ann Granger PDF

Whilst Meredith Mitchell agreed to stick with her actress cousin Eve within the run-up to Eve's daughter's marriage ceremony she expected a level of drama. yet she infrequently anticipated it to incorporate homicide, blackmail and unrequited love. Or to contain a undeniable leader Inspector Markby, a middle-aged divorcee with an emotional background as unlucky as her personal.

Download e-book for iPad: Sherlock Holmes: The Breath of God (Further Advent/Sherlock by Guy Adams

Whilst a number of top society figures commence appearing out of personality, Holmes is enlisted on an research that may see him team up with famed ghost hunter Thomas Carnacki, and the recognized occultist Aleister Crowley.

 As London fills up with senseless zombies, possessed by means of the spirits within the air, Holmes needs to descend underneath town through the new underground teach community to wrestle the resource.  

A brand-new unique novel, detailing an exciting new case for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's undying construction.

Corpse on the Cob (An Odelia Grey Mystery, Book 5) - download pdf or read online

Publication 5 within the AWARD-WINING sequence STARRING UNFORGETTABLE beginner SLEUTH ODELIA gray What must you lose if you go looking for the mum who walked from your lifestyles thirty-four years in the past? I suggest in addition to your satisfaction, your nerves, and your sanity? Odelia reveals herself as much as her ears in difficulty while she reunites along with her mother in a corn maze on the Autumn reasonable in Holmsbury, Massachusetts.

New PDF release: Der Schwur der Engel

Privatdetektiv Aron Ask findet eine Frauenleiche in einem Bach. Mit kahlgeschorenem Kopf und einer Angelschnur um den Hals. Die Tote warfare seine Frau Turid. Da die Polizei ihm misstraut und ihn von den Ermittlungen ausschließt, beginnt Ask eigene Nachforschungen anzustellen. Dabei muss er erkennen, dass er seine Frau nicht so intestine kannte, wie er immer dachte…

Pål Gerhard Olsen wurde 1959 in Bergen geboren. Er studierte Soziologie, Norwegisch und Literaturwissenschaft und arbeitet heute als Schriftsteller und Literaturkritiker. Seit seinem Schriftstellerdebut im Jahr 1985 hat er mehrere Romane, Krimis und Kinderbücher verfasst. Die Hauptfigur in seinen Kriminalromanen ist der Privatdetektiv Aron Ask. Heute lebt Olsen mit seiner Frau und zwei Kindern in Asker.

Additional resources for Eight-Ball Boogie

Example text

Feng said. " Tom brought the atomicar down on an avenue running along the river. Then he drove on into the Hauptstrasse, or main street. The narrow thoroughfare was crowded with traffic. Students whizzed by on motorcycles and motor scooters. Dr. Feng deposited his luggage at his private lodgings. Afterward, he guided the teen-agers around the Old University and New University. The latter, he said, had been built partly with American funds. "Actually, Heidelberg has no real campus. Its buildings are scattered all over town, on both sides of the river.

Bud retorted with a grin, eying the pretty female students who were lounging about the grassy courtyard of the New University with their books and friends. Sandy and Phyl were entranced as they strolled about the cobbled streets of the Altstadt, or Old Town, with its quaint baroque buildings. Dr. Feng showed his guests the ancient Gothic-style Church of the Holy Ghost. Then he glanced at his watch. " The professor took the teen-agers to an old medieval-looking tavern, where they ordered sandwiches.

Then he checked the telephone directory. No "J. Bascum" was listed. "That doesn't prove much," Tom pointed out. " Ames frowned and began pacing about the office. " Tom argued. " "I'll admit I can't answer that one," Ames said, "unless he has a confederate. Anyhow, let's check some samples of Crivet's-" He broke off to answer the telephone. Ames's face flushed with anger as he hung up. " Tom asked. "That was the operative who's been shadowing Crivet. " Tom glanced at the clock. Its hands showed 10:24.

Download PDF sample

Eight-Ball Boogie by Declan Burke


by Charles
4.2

Rated 4.98 of 5 – based on 8 votes

Categories: Mystery