The deadly isles.

by Jack Vance

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis

Written in English
Cover of: The deadly isles. | Jack Vance
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LC ClassificationsPZ4.V2215 De, PS3572.A424 De
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p.
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5681756M
LC Control Number69013101

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Surgeon and The Apprentice comes a chilling new novel of suspense featuring Boston medical examiner Dr. Maura Isles, on the deadly trail of an anonymous madman who’s committed an unholy crime. Not even the icy temperatures of a typical New England winter can match the bone-chilling scene of carnage discovered in the early morning hours at .   Back in the day, I would have called Tess Gerritsen’s Rizzoli and Isles series of books a guilty pleasure. That was back in my book snob days (which you can read all about here).Now I can happily tell you that I’m a fan of Rizzoli and Isles in both of its incarnations: as a slightly goofy TV series and as a darker book series.   Jane Rizzoli and Maura Isles—the inspiration for the hit TNT series—continue their crime-solving streak. The bestselling author of The Surgeon returns—and so does that chilling novel’s diabolical villain. Though held behind bars, Warren Hoyt still haunts a helpless city, seeming to bequeath his evil legacy to a student all-too-diligent and all-too-deadly/5(40). Deadly Secrets (The Greek Isles Series Book 2) Angel Sefer, author. Book Website | Details. Adult; Mystery/Thriller; (Market) A quest for truth Helena was only eight when her father disappeared, and her life was shattered. Thirteen years later, she returns to her birthplace—the Greek island of Mykonos—on a quest to learn the truth about.

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The first chapter of the story consists of two newspaper clippings from the San Francisco Chronicle/5. Comment: Detective Book Club omnibus hardcover edition, VERY GOOD, spine ends rough, spine age-darkened.

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The Deadly Isles concerns a wealthy family that finds itself changed by a wedding, but menaced by a death and an attempted murder. Although Vance sets the action in the South Seas, the alien environment might as well be the Gaean.

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But it is as mayor of his hometown -- Natchez, Mississippi -- that Penn will face his most dangerous threat. The Rizzoli and Isles Series is a novel series having ten very good novels based on the thriller and suspense genre.

The series was published between the years and and has been written by the Internationally Bestselling, Chinese-American author Tess Gerritsen, who is also a.

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Paperback. Typically 7" by " (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be. The Lyonesse Trilogy is a group of three fantasy novels by Jack Vance, set in the European Dark Ages, in the mythical Elder Isles west of France and southwest of Britain, a generation or two before the birth of King Arthur.

An Atlantis theme haunts the story, as do numerous references to Arthurian mythology. If You Like Greg Iles Books, You’ll Love Jeffery Deaver; John Grisham; Nelson DeMille; Greg Iles Synopses: Set during World War II, Black Cross is about two men who go on a deadly mission into the heart of Germany in an attempt to destroy the Nazi’s new devastating weapon.

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This is a copyrighted book. Reviews. No Rating Yet Other Books. by Jack Vance; in Literature and Fiction; in. He goes into the history of the Isles with a broad brush and the book was and is a pointer to further reading and understanding.

As someone who is perhaps genuinely British by family background (English, Scottish, Welsh with a For someone educated at an English school, this book is a useful corrective to the history taught there.4/5.

The Deadly Isles View larger image. By: Jack Vance. Synopsis A young scientist with ties to a family fortune survives a murder attempt while working in Tahiti.

He discovers the identity of the assailant, but not the motive. For this, he must follow the would-be murderer aboard an island-hopping passenger/cargo schooner bound for the Marquesas.

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Deadly Secrets is the second novel published in the award-winning, bestselling Greek Isles Series where passion flares and danger lurks around every corner/5(46). The Deadly Isles delivers a fast-moving plot, swept with the ambience of picturesque French Polynesia in the s.

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The rocky romance between Helena and Dimitris really drove the plot. The author kept the story interesting by making Dimitris compelling but not always likeable. Helena is a great heroine, torn between her attraction to Dimitris and her quest for the truth.

I loved DEADLY SECRETS, Book 2 /5. Read "The Deadly Isles" by Jack Vance available from Rakuten Kobo. A young scientist with ties to a family fortune survives a murder attempt while working in Tahiti. He discovers the iden 4/5. BOOKS; AUTHORS; SERIES; NEWS; GOLLANCZ; ABOUT.

CONTACT; NEWSLETTER SIGNUP; FAQ; The Deadly Isles by Jack Vance. A young scientist with ties to a family fortune survives a murder attempt while working in Tahiti. He discovers the identity of the assailant, but not the motive. For this, he must follow the would-be murderer aboard an island-hopping.

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Paperback. Typically 7" by " (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or. THE DEADLY ISLES. Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, []. Octavo, cloth.

First edition. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket with some light rubbing at edges and a little light soiling to front panel.

(#). Price: $Book Edition: First Edition. The Deadly Isles is a story about the inheritance of a valuable San Francisco estate, as played out during a cruise between Tahiti and Hawaii. Luke Royce, targeted by a black-eyed stranger, tries to figure out what's happening to him and why.

The story starts awkwardly, with two newspaper notices - one an engagement, one a homicide. Vance, John Holbrook. THE DEADLY ISLES. Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, []. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Mystery novel set in the South Pacific. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket with some light wear at edges, a little mild rubbing, and some spotting to front Edition: First Edition.

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BECKY KEANE recounts the chilling tale of Dorothy, the Deadly Bannister Doll of Preston, Lancashire. The people of Preston rarely mention Dorothy, nicknamed the Bannister Doll, for fear that saying her name will summon her tormented spirit.

Who was the Bannister Doll?Author: Becky Keane. The Sinner is the third book of the Rizzoli and Isles series so it would be better if you read the first two books before reading this one. The Sinner is gruesome and I loved it.

I only hope that Gerritsen would settle down a bit with all the medical terms in her book/5. Deadly 60 is distributed by BBC Worldwide to many other countries. Most prominently to the US on NatGeo Wild from August Live 'n Deadly.

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