Description : TWO TIME WINNER OF NORWAY’S BEST CRIME NOVEL 'A fine, twisting mystery' - Mail on Sunday A FROZEN BODY A MURDERED BIKER A RADICAL LAWYER WITH A MURKY PAST In the depths of the Norwegian winter, the corpse of a woman is discovered in the garden of a notorious left-wing lawyer, Vilhelm Thygesen. She has been stabbed to death. A young biker, a member of a gang once represented by Thygesen, dies in suspicious circumstances. As Thygesen receives anonymous threats, investigating detectives Stribolt and Vaage uncover a web of crime and violence extending far beyond Norway’s borders. Does the frozen woman hold the key? 'A Nordic crime masterpiece' - Daily Walk 'A Godfather of Norwegian crime' - Gunnar Staalesen, author of the Varg Veum series 'For readers who miss Steig Larsson’s particular brand of Nordic Noir, this may be their answer... This is a story that left me feeling breathless, Michelet is a master' - Netgalley If you like Jo Nesbo or Henning Mankell, you'll love Jon Michelet.
Description : The Frozen Dead Guy was once just a regular Norwegian named Bredo Morstoel. When he died in 1983, his family cryogenically preserved his body and placed it in a permanent holding facility in Nederland, Colorado, to wait until technology might allow it to be defrosted and resurrected. His caretaker is Bo "Iceman" Shaffer, who has transported ice to the facility and represented the Frozen Dead Guy for seventeen years and counting. Here he chronicles one of Colorado's strangest and most colorful attractions, one that draws travelers from around the globe to tour the site, attend the annual Frozen Dead Guy Days festival and have a drink.
Description : One of the Sunday Times 100 Best Crime Novels and Thrillers Since 1945 Now on Netflix, the Commandant Servaz series: The Frozen Dead 'Great storytelling, with a creeping sense of dread that would not disgrace Stephen King at his best' Daily Mail One winter morning, in a small town nestled in the Pyrenees, a group of workers discover the headless body of a horse, hanging suspended from a frozen cliff. Toulouse city cop Servaz is sent to investigate the disturbing crime. When DNA from one of the most notorious inmates of a nearby asylum is found on the corpse the case takes a darker turn...and then first human victim is found. The twists and come thick and fast in this suspenseful thriller as Servaz races to uncover the town's dark secret before the killer strikes again.
Description : The year is 1719, of Median's Fifth Age. The world is on the brink of war. A thousand year old strife that never fully died. The need for Mana is ever growing. Attempts at peace treaties with the far away Rastanova Empire to the south, and the Drujhman Emirates to the west, seems failing. Unease shakes the foundations of the Commonwealth Reaches and the Alliance of Kingdoms. Enter Aractus d'aiTaran. Brilliant. Talented. Powerful. The youngest Ma'agan to ever be raised to the high title of Black Adept in his ancient order. Four years after the senseless murder of his master, the then most powerful man in the world, a mysterious letter arrives. Boldly promising answers, the author of the letter beckons Aractus to travel southwards through the lush reaches of Altecia, down to the remote ruins of Obsidian Hills. Aractus' very own place of birth, destroyed sixteen years earlier. Ignoring all signs of impending doom, Aractus sets off, aided by his three trusted friends; the love of his life and Apprentice, the lovely half-human half-high-elf Nydhea d'Arden, his best friend - the infamous Elven connoisseur of beautiful women - Aryawen Elmàr'ill, and Ragash do Marakhien, a Vampire Lord. Together they must seek the truth and pull apart the veil of a conspiracy that spans continents and centuries.
Description : Winner of the 2011 Diamond Gem Award for Trade Book of the Year In the Walking Dead universe, there is no greater villain than The Governor. The despot who runs the walled-off town of Woodbury, he has his own sick sense of justice: whether it's forcing prisoners to battle zombies in an arena for the townspeople's amusement, or chopping off the appendages of those who cross him. The Governor was voted "Villain of the Year" by Wizard magazine the year he debuted, and his story arc was the most controversial in the history of the Walking Dead comic book series. Now, for the first time, fans of The Walking Dead will discover how The Governor became the man he is, and what drove him to such extremes.
Description : A portrayal of the collision of two cultures in turn-of-the-century Alaska centers on gold-seekers flocking to Fairbanks and a young Seattle woman who is bought and sold by dreamers and seekers
Description : Enjoy the quiet life of a middle aged cartographer. Well it was quiet until somebody finds the naked body of a young woman hastily buried in a marsh. The journey to discover her identity and hunt down her killer leads our protagonists across the Land of the Three Seas, through ambush, civil strife and even light opera.