By Pieter Aspe
Paniek en chaos in het toeristische Brugge wanneer de stad door een reeks schijnbaar losstaande misdaden wordt opgeschrikt. Tussen de persoonlijke bezittingen van een vermoord Duits zakenman wordt een vreemde foto gevonden van de madonna van Michelangelo. Een kneedbom vernielt even later het standbeeld van de dichter Guido Gezelle.
Een aartsmoeilijke opdracht voor adjunct-commissaris Pieter Van In, die in het kluwen van misdaden naar de motieven en de daders zoekt. Wat heeft de madonna van Michelangelo te maken met de nakende fusie van twee touroperators? Wat is de hyperlink tussen een onopgeloste bomaanslag in 1967 en de Nibelungenschat? De waarheid achter de feiten blijkt gruwelijker dan verwacht...
By Lee Child
[b]Jack Reacher sequence, publication #12[b]
Two lonely cities in Colorado: wish and depression. among them, twelve miles of empty highway. Jack Reacher by no means turns again. It's now not in his nature. All he desires is a cup of espresso. What he will get is gigantic difficulty. So in Lee Child’s electrifying new novel, Reacher—a guy with out worry, no illusions, and not anything to lose—goes to conflict opposed to a city that not just desires him long past, it wishes him lifeless.
It wasn’t the welcome Reacher anticipated. He used to be simply passing via, minding his personal enterprise. yet inside of mins of his arrival a deputy is within the medical institution and Reacher is again in desire, developing a base of operations opposed to depression, the place an enormous, seething walled-off commercial website does whatever not anyone is meant to determine . . . the place a small aircraft takes to the air each evening and returns seven hours later . . . the place a garrison of well-trained and well-armed army cops—the form of infantrymen Reacher as soon as commanded—waits and watches . . . the place specially younger males have disappeared and anxious younger women wait and wish for his or her return.
Joining forces with a gorgeous cop who runs desire with a funky hand, Reacher is going up opposed to Despair—against the deputies who attempt to holiday him and the wealthy guy who attempts to scare him—and starts off to crack open the secrets and techniques, starts off to reveal the terrifying connection to struggle that’s killing american citizens by way of the thousand.
Now, among a city and the guy who owns it, among Reacher and his moral sense, whatever has to offer. And Reacher by no means supplies an inch.
By Brad Meltzer
There's not anything extra mysterious than a locked field. no matter if it's a literal strongbox, an empty coffin, the internal workings of a scientist's brain, or an underground criminal mobile, there are those that will use any capacity essential to liberate the secrets and techniques of...THE secret BOX.
With this anthology, bestselling writer Brad Meltzer introduces twenty-one unique tales from today's so much well-liked secret writers. In Laura Lippman's "Waco 1982," a tender reporter caught with a possible mundane project on lost-and-found containers unwittingly discovers a depressing crime. In Joseph Finder's "Heirloom," a scheming neighbor frightens the recent couple at the block with an unnerving story of buried treasure. In R.L. Stine's "High Stakes," a guy on his honeymoon will get drawn right into a extraordinary guess concerning a coffin--a wager he may possibly pay for along with his life.
From the foothills of Mount Fuji to Georgia's Okefenokee Swamp, from a physics laboratory in wartime Leipzig to an strange health membership in Boca Raton, those occasionally terrifying, occasionally humorous, and regularly suspenseful stories will hold you riveted to the web page.
By C.A. Rabbath, N. Léchevin
This designated publication offers a bridge among electronic keep watch over idea and automobile information and regulate perform. It provides useful ideas of electronic redecorate and direct discrete-time layout appropriate for a real-time implementation of controllers and counsel legislation at a number of premiums and with and computational ideas. the idea of electronic keep watch over is given as theorems, lemmas, and propositions. The layout of the electronic tips and regulate structures is illustrated via step by step strategies, algorithms, and case experiences. The platforms proposed are utilized to sensible versions of unmanned platforms and missiles, and electronic implementation.
By Peter Tremayne
Sister Fidelma needs to examine the homicide of the excessive King himself and through doing so hazard civil warfare, in Peter Tremayne's outstanding new novel within the renowned sequence. whilst Sechnussach, excessive King of eire, is located useless in his bedchamber together with his throat reduce, all clues appear to recommend an all-too-obvious major suspect. Dubh Duin, the chieftain of the extended family Cinel Cairpre, was once discovered with the homicide weapon in his hand while the excessive King's guards entered the royal chamber, ahead of taking his personal lifestyles. the manager Brehon of eire asks Sister Fidelma to enquire and discover what attainable explanations may have pushed Dubh Duin to assassinate the excessive King. Her investigations finds an tricky internet of conspiracy and deception that threatens to unbalance the 5 kingdoms and ship them spiralling right into a violent and bloody civil battle and non secular conflict..
By Gary Scott Smith
Does heaven exist? if that is so, what's it like? and the way does one get in? all through heritage, painters, poets, philosophers, pastors, and lots of usual humans have contemplated those questions. possibly no different subject captures the preferred mind's eye relatively like heaven. Gary Scott Smith examines how americans from the Puritans to the current have imagined heaven. He argues that no matter if american citizens have perceived heaven as truth or myth, as God's domestic or a human invention, as a resource of thought and luxury or an opiate that distracts from earthly existence, or as a spot of worship or a perpetual playground has diverse principally in response to the spirit of the age. within the colonial period, conceptions of heaven centred totally on the respect of God. For the Victorians, heaven used to be a hot, cozy domestic the place humans might reside endlessly with their friends and family. at the present time, heaven is usually much less distinctively Christian and extra of a celestial leisure middle or a paradise the place every body can succeed in his complete capability. Drawing on an outstanding array of resources, together with artworks, track, sociology, psychology, folklore, liturgy, sermons, poetry, fiction, jokes, and devotional books, Smith paints a sweeping, provocative portrait of what Americans-from Jonathan Edwards to Mitch Albom-have considered heaven.
By G. Bergeles and W. Rodi (Eds.)
This paintings includes the complaints of the 3rd foreign Symposium on Engineering Turbulence Modelling and Measurements, Crete, Greece, which happened among may perhaps 27-29, 1996. themes mentioned comprise: turbulence modelling; aerodynamic flows; warmth move; and combustion structures
By Rick Johnson
In a tradition the place males are frequently careworn approximately their identities, Rick Johnson, renowned writer and founding father of greater Dads, desires to make clear the confusion. His newest e-book equips males to be the robust and influential males God created them to be, as husbands, fathers, and world-changers.
The strength of a guy contains sincere and insightful suggestion on:
• being a guy of personality
• loving your spouse and kids as a greater husband and father
• sacrificing and residing lifestyles for the good thing about others
• residing a lifetime of nice importance and deeper that means
• overcoming the traps that prevent masculinity
• constructing the seven features of precise masculinity
It is a decision to respond to God's particular layout for males to affect the realm round them. It's excellent for males of every age and for girls to provide to the boys of their lives.