The Lewis Man

Titre : The Lewis Man
Auteur : Peter May
Éditeur : Quercus
ISBN-13 : 1623654483
Libération : 2015-06-02

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Marilyn Stasio in The New York Times raved: "Peter May is a writer I'd follow to the ends of the earth." Among the many honors received, The Blackhouse, the first novel in May's acclaimed Lewis trilogy, won the Barry and Crime Thriller Hound awards. In The Lewis Man, the second book of the trilogy, Fin Macleod has returned to the Isle of Lewis, the storm-tossed, wind-scoured outer Hebridean island where he was born and raised. Having left behind his adult life in Edinburgh--including his wife and his career in the police force--the former Detective Inspector is intent on repairing past relationships and restoring his parents' derelict cottage. His plans are interrupted when an unidentified corpse is recovered from a Lewis peat bog. The only clue to its identity is a DNA match to a local farmer, the now-senile Tormod Macdonald--the father of Fin's childhood sweetheart, Marsaili--a man who has claimed throughout his life to be an only child, practically an orphan. Reluctantly drawn into the investigation, Fin uncovers deep family secrets even as he draws closer to the killer who wishes to keep them hidden. Already an international bestseller and winner of numerous awards, including France's Prix des Lecteurs du Telegramme, The Lewis Man has the lyrical verve of Ian Rankin and the gutsy risk-taking of Benjamin Black. As fascinating and forbidding as the Hebridean landscape, the book (according to The Times) "throbs with past and present passions, jealousies, suspicions and regrets; the emotional secrets of the bleak island are even deeper than its peat bog."

The Fourth Sacrifice

Titre : The Fourth Sacrifice
Auteur : Peter May
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9781780879574
Libération : 2012-06-14

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THE SECOND NOVEL IN THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED CHINA SERIES, FROM THE MILLION-SELLING AUTHOR OF THE RICHARD AND JUDY BESTSELLER THE BLACKHOUSE. THE SECOND OPINION The Chinese police have once more been forced to enlist the services of American forensic pathologist Margaret Campbell: this time to investigate a series of four horrific ritual executions that have taken place in Beijing. THE THIRD DEGREE Detective Li Yan is determined to discover just how one of the victims in particular, an American diplomat, became caught up in the slaying. And he is arguably even more determined to have nothing to do with Campbell. THE FOURTH SACRIFICE The polarity that once attracted Yan and Campbell eventually pulls them back into partnership. Yet the closer they are drawn to the truth, the nearer they come to a killer prepared to use extreme force to conceal it.

The Blackhouse

Titre : The Blackhouse
Auteur : Peter May
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9780857382160
Libération : 2011-01-05

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READ THE SUNDAY TIMES AND RICHARD AND JUDY BESTSELLER, AND THE FIRST INSTALMENT IN PETER MAY'S SENSATIONAL, MILLION-SELLING LEWIS TRILOGY. A brutal killing takes place on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland: a land of harsh beauty and inhabitants of deep-rooted faith. A MURDER Detective Inspector Fin Macleod is sent from Edinburgh to investigate. For Lewis-born Macleod, the case represents a journey both home and into his past. A SECRET Something lurks within the close-knit island community. Something sinister. A TRAP As Fin investigates, old skeletons begin to surface, and soon he, the hunter, becomes the hunted.

The Ghost Marriage

Titre : The Ghost Marriage
Auteur : Peter May
Éditeur : Didier
ISBN-13 : 9782278068753
Libération : 2010-06-23

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Chief Inspector Li Yan and American pathologist Margaret Campbell, heroes of Peter May’s best-selling China thrillers, return in a new story. A girl has disappeared in Peking, and the mystery is somehow connected to a strange marital rite from China’s past: the Minghun, or Ghost Marriage. Winners of France’s Pix Intramuros in 2007, Peter May once again takes his readers on a powerful, fascinating exploration of modern China.

Les mots cl s du tourisme et de l h tellerie

Titre : Les mots cl s du tourisme et de l h tellerie
Auteur : Joëlle Rouanet-Laplace
Éditeur : Editions Bréal
ISBN-13 : 9782749525198
Libération : 2008

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Ce lexique français-anglais est un outil de travail pratique pour acquérir ou réviser le vocabulaire du tourisme et de l'hôtellerie en anglais. Les mots y sont classés par thème : les formalités, l'hébergement, la restauration, les moyens de transport, le tourisme durable...

The Chessmen Lewis Trilogy 3

Titre : The Chessmen Lewis Trilogy 3
Auteur : Peter May
Éditeur : Quercus Books
ISBN-13 : 9781743287415
Libération : 2013-01-01

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THE NEW STARTFin Macleod, now head of security on a privately owned Lewis estate, is charged with investigating a spate of illegal game-hunting taking place on the island.THE OLD FRIENDThis mission reunites him with Whistler Macaskill - a local poacher, Fin's teenage intimate, and possessor of a long-buried secret.THE FINAL CHAPTERBut when this reunion takes a violent, sinister turn and Fin puts together the fractured pieces of the past, he realizes that revealing the truth could destroy the future.

The Public Life of Sissy Pike

Titre : The Public Life of Sissy Pike
Auteur : Willie Aames
Éditeur : Thomas Nelson
ISBN-13 : 1400306507
Libération : 2005-07-05

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Girls... meet Sissy Pike. She looks like you, talks like you, and yes, has to deal with life just like you. The only difference is, all her drama, heartbreak, and embarrassment is right here, available for your viewing pleasure. In Episode One, New Girl in Town, Sissy's life has become a whirlwind of change. Formerly a Navy Chaplin, Sissy's father becomes Pastor of a church in the Midwest. And the move from sunny, funky California to the heartland of the Midwest brings on a new kind of culture shock for Sissy as well as the residents of the picturesque town. When the school "princess" takes issue with Sissy's style of dress, Sissy must come to grips with small town and small church politics. In the end, she learns that moderation and kindness can make the worst situations tolerable.

The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency

Titre : The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency
Auteur : Alexander McCall Smith
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9780748110612
Libération : 2008-10-02

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Wayward daughters. Missing Husbands. Philandering partners. Curious conmen. If you've got a problem, and no one else can help you, then pay a visit to Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's only - and finest - female private detective. Her methods may not be conventional, and her manner not exactly Miss Marple, but she's got warmth, wit and canny intuition on her side, not to mention Mr J. L. B. Matekoni, the charming proprietor of Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors. And Precious is going to need them all as she sets out on the trail of a missing child, a case that tumbles our heroine into a hotbed of strange situations and more than a little danger . . . Delightfully different, THE NO.1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY offers a captivating glimpse of an unusual world.

Death at Wentwater Court

Titre : Death at Wentwater Court
Auteur : Carola Dunn
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9781849018319
Libération : 2009-08-27

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No stranger to sprawling country estates, well-heeled Daisy Dalrymple is breaking new ground at Wentwater Court to cover a story for Town & Country magazine. But her interview gives way to interrogation when suave Lord Stephen Astwick meets a chilly end on the tranquil skating pond. With evidence that his death was anything but accidental, Daisy joins forces with Scotland Yard so the culprit can't slip through their fingers like the unfortunate Astwick slipped through the ice ... Praise for The Daisy Dalrymple Mysteries: 'Appropriate historical detail and witty dialogue are the finishing touches on this engaging 1920s period piece.' Publishers Weekly 'As always, Dunn evokes the life and times of 1920s England while providing a plot that is a cut above... This will delight readers who love country-house mysteries.' Booklist

Blacklight Blue

Titre : Blacklight Blue
Auteur : Peter May
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9781782068877
Libération : 2013-06-13

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THE THIRD COLD-CASE INVESTIGATION FOR ENZO MACLEOD, FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE RICHARD AND JUDY MEGASELLER THE BLACKHOUSE. FRANCE. A death sentence. Diagnosed with a terminal illness, Enzo Macleod is running out of time to crack the most confounding of unsolved French murders. A death threat. His daughter is nearly killed, Enzo is mugged - and then he is arrested. Someone is trying to destroy his character. Someone is framing him for murder. A deathly enemy. Killers from the past will stop at nothing to halt Enzo, who must use all his forensic skills to solve the case - before they succeed.