Vendetta in Death

An Eve Dallas Novel (In Death, Book 49)

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Author: J. D. Robb

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1250207185

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Lieutenant Eve Dallas must keep the predator from becoming the prey in Vendetta in Death, the newest thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author J.D. Robb. She calls herself Lady Justice. And once she has chosen a man as her target, she turns herself into a tall blonde or a curvaceous redhead, makes herself as alluring and seductive as possible to them. Once they are in her grasp, they are powerless. The first victim is wealthy businessman Nigel McEnroy. His company’s human resources department has already paid out settlements to a couple of his young victims—but they don’t know that his crimes go far beyond workplace harassment. Lady Justice knows. And in one shocking night of brutality, she makes him pay a much steeper price. Now Eve Dallas and her husband, Roarke, are combing through the evidence of McEnroy’s secret life. His compulsive need to record his misdeeds provides them with a wide range of suspects, but the true identity of Lady Justice remains elusive. It’s a challenging case, made even more difficult by McEnroy’s widow, who reacts to the investigation with fury, denial, and threats. Meanwhile, Lady Justice’s criminal crusade is escalating rapidly, and if Eve can’t stop this vigilante, there’s no telling how much blood may be spilled...

Golden in Death

An Eve Dallas Novel (In Death, Book 50)

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Author: J. D. Robb

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1250207215

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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In the latest thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, homicide detective Eve Dallas investigates a murder with a mysterious motive—and a terrifying weapon. Pediatrician Kent Abner received the package on a beautiful April morning. Inside was a cheap trinket, a golden egg that could be opened into two halves. When he pried it apart, highly toxic airborne fumes entered his body—and killed him. After Eve Dallas calls the hazmat team—and undergoes testing to reassure both her and her husband that she hasn’t been exposed—it’s time to look into Dr. Abner’s past and relationships. Not every victim Eve encounters is an angel, but it seems that Abner came pretty close—though he did ruffle some feathers over the years by taking stands for the weak and defenseless. While the lab tries to identify the deadly toxin, Eve hunts for the sender. But when someone else dies in the same grisly manner, it becomes clear that she’s dealing with either a madman—or someone who has a hidden and elusive connection to both victims.

The Society of Renaissance Florence

A Documentary Study

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Author: Renaissance Society of America

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9780802080790

Category: Social Science

Page: 282

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First published in 1971, The Society of Renaissance Florence is an invaluable collection of 132 original Florentine documents dating from the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.

V for Vendetta as Cultural Pastiche

A Critical Study of the Graphic Novel and Film

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Author: James R. Keller

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786434678

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 247

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The 2005 James McTeigue and Wachowski Brothers film V for Vendetta represents a postmodern pastiche, a collection of fragments pasted together from the original Moore and Lloyd graphic novel of the same name, along with numerous allusions to literature, history, cinema, music, art, politics, and medicine. Paralleling the graphic novel, the film simultaneously reflects a range of authorial contributions and influences. This work examines in detail the intersecting texts of V for Vendetta. Subjects include the alternative dimensions of the cinematic narrative, represented in the film's conspicuous placement of the painting The Lady of Shalott in V's home; the film's overt allusions to the AIDS panic of the 1980s; and the ways in which antecedent narratives such as Terry Gilliam's Brazil, Huxley's Brave New World, and Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 represent shadow texts frequently crossing through the overall V for Vendetta narrative.

The Vendetta

And Other Diminutive Tales

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Author: Dominick Forte

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1465392602

Category: Fiction

Page: 109

View: 6434

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SYDNEY'S VENDETTA

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Author: Clarence M. Agress, MD

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1491865709

Category: Fiction

Page: 168

View: 5074

A fifteen year-old girl is forced to witness her mother’s rape and murder. A deep hatred is engrained and she determines on revenge.. In Israel the Mossad is her objective, but she has to go through psychiatric correction and hard physical training before she is made a member of a hit team, that will pursue the rapist. The heavy drama is lightened by the incidental romance encountered.

Remember Me, Vendetta

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Author: Carlos Alexander Murray

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781462045358

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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A once gambler/drug dealer gives his all to make another run at Kingpin status only to retire on top of the game. Carlos Andretti making a push for success finds a profitable way out of the game also bringing with him his young, now rich protege who has a change of heart in retiring from his grip of power and street fame. Agreeing to settle off the profits of a Mega Millionaires club built and designed to bring enough money for all to live comfortable for decades, a murder plot to kill Mr. A. and steal his millions invested is executed. But as an innocent, cursed soul has been wrongfully sacrificed, the scales of reality tip with an unresting soul coming back for vengeance on all participating in his death.

The Vendetta

And Other Poems

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Author: Thomas Brower Peacock

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American poetry

Page: 164

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Cat in a Vegas Gold Vendetta

A Midnight Louie Mystery

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Author: Carole Nelson Douglas

Publisher: Forge Books

ISBN: 9781429978644

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 433

Temple Barr is an ace P.R. wizard when it comes to promoting Las Vegas' hottest clients. She's also an amateur sleuth who has caught her share of bad guys. B-movie actress Savannah Ashleigh begs Temple to investigate the suspicious death of her rich aunt's handyman. Temple happily takes the case, if for no other reason than to take her mind off her chaotic private life. Her ex-fiancé, the Mystifying Max, is back–minus his memory. And current fiancé Matt Devine has shown up from a stint in Chicago with the promise of a surprising future. Which may or may not include Temple. As Temple digs into the man's untimely demise she finds plenty of suspect and greedy humans swarming around the ailing Aunt Violet, who means to leave her estate to her resident cats. Temple thinks she's close to solving the case, but it becomes clear to Midnight Louie, Temple's roommate and ace feline detective, that there are more deaths both human and feline coming. Add in the return of a mysterious stalker from the past, and it's murder and mayhem on all fronts for Temple, Louie, and the ones they love in the newest story in the Midnight Louie mystery series. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Secrets of Life and Death

Women and the Mafia

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Author: Renate Siebert

Publisher: Verso

ISBN: 9781859840238

Category: Social Science

Page: 333

View: 7798

This volume focuses on women whose lives are entangled in the workings of the Mafia, drawing on courtroom testimonies, interviews, contemporary journalism and recent research. Individual narratives illuminate women's experiences, both as victims or active opponents.