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Kisses Sweeter Than Wine By Richard Hernaman Allen
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1977/8. Informed by an Italian diplomat that English Wine producers are using foreign grapes, Nick Storey investigates, but within weeks, one of the English Wine producer’s equipment is blown... More > up and his vines ploughed over. The possibility that this is retaliation for a refusal to cooperate with a local mafia in Calabria leads to information about imports through Avonmouth. When an examination of a similar type of import leads to the discovery of $1m in cash, it becomes apparent that the claim about English Wine is purely a pretext for something much bigger, which leads to Rosemary being abducted and a shootout with MOSSAD agents on Avonmouth dock in the middle of the night. “Kisses sweeter than wine” is the twelfth book in a series of detective stores set in HM Customs & Excise, by Richard Hernaman Allen, a former Commissioner.< Less
Baz, Jazz, Stoney and Ralph By Lewlin Chard
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On a night out in London, Baz, Jazz, Stoney and Ralph get away with the rape and murder of a young Chinese woman. Fiona Cassatt helps a young American woman, Lisa, to flee from her violent... More > husband. Five years later, in New York, Fiona learns from Lisa’s mother, Alessandra Giaquinto, that Lisa has died, and has left Fiona her house in England. The FBI is monitoring the Giaquintos, they are a leading Mafia family, and Fiona’s meeting is reported to Commander Ross Morris, of the UK Organised Crime Unit. When Fiona claims her inheritance, she discovers that it is still occupied by Lisa’s husband, Barry (Baz) Frith. A murder occurs, and Ross believes the killing is Mafia linked. Two of the surviving quartet secretly thinks it is the Triads, in retaliation for the Chinese woman. The other is sceptical. Investigating officer, DI Coren Curran, who was a detective sergeant on the scene of the murdered Chinese woman, believes there is a connection. Mayhem is to follow.< Less
Bye-Bye Cuba By Jack Cunningham
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Ben and his partner Fika have stumbled into the biggest transaction of the decade, $2 billion defaulted Cuban bonds, unwanted by everyone except the largest broker in the world. Why would anyone... More > want this rubbish? But who’s complaining when you’re earning $20 million in fees. But the partners are merely high priced, disposable fall guys for an Oligarch consumed by incessant greed and in-bred evil, and the real price to pay will be their very own lives---and the ultimate domination of Cuba by its northern neighbour. The partners, against all odds, retaliate. Bye-Bye Cuba is a City of London financial thriller based on real people and real events that combines the sophistication of dealing at the highest level of finance and political collusion. Humour is the author’s pulpit for presenting a deadly serious argument for the battle of Cuba yet to come, and why Cuba must be left alone to determine its own destiny.< Less
WhenTwilight Falls By Floss C. Flamand
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Jamey Ellis is an intelligent young boy who toes the line every day of his life. His lifelong goal is freedom. He looks forward to his thirteenth birthday, Centennial Day celebration and the summer... More > holidays. His life spins out of control when teenage rebels slander the good name of a friend who has the mental capacity of a child. He instantly retaliates without thinking about the consequences of his action. Jamey adds to the crisis when he innocently speaks out of turn and reveals a secret that has the power to ruin and disrupt the lives of others. The incidents fuel a fire of rage and he is the target. Jamey strives to overcome the troubles he has caused and struggles to survive the wrath of his enemies with the help and support of loyal friends who made his life bearable after his mother disappeared and was not found.< Less
Baz, Jazz, Stoney and Ralph By Lewlin Chard
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On a night out in London, Baz, Jazz, Stoney and Ralph get away with the rape and murder of a young Chinese woman. Fiona Cassatt helps a young American woman, Lisa, to flee from her violent... More > husband. Five years later, in New York, Fiona learns from Lisa’s mother, Alessandra Giaquinto, that Lisa has died, and has left Fiona her house in England. The FBI is monitoring the Giaquintos, they are a leading Mafia family, and Fiona’s meeting is reported to Commander Ross Morris, of the UK Organised Crime Unit. When Fiona claims her inheritance, she discovers that it is still occupied by Lisa’s husband, Barry (Baz) Frith. A murder occurs, and Ross believes the killing is Mafia linked. Two of the surviving quartet secretly thinks it is the Triads, in retaliation for the Chinese woman. The other is sceptical. Investigating officer, DI Coren Curran, who was a detective sergeant on the scene of the murdered Chinese woman, believes there is a connection. Mayhem is to follow.< Less
Bye-Bye Cuba By Jack Cunningham
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Ben and his partner Fika have stumbled into the biggest transaction of the decade, $2 billion defaulted Cuban bonds, unwanted by everyone except the largest broker in the world. Why would anyone... More > want this rubbish? But who’s complaining when you’re earning $20 million in fees. But the partners are merely high priced, disposable fall guys for an Oligarch consumed by incessant greed and in-bred evil, and the real price to pay will be their very own lives---and the ultimate domination of Cuba by its northern neighbour. The partners, against all odds, retaliate. Bye-Bye Cuba is a City of London financial thriller based on real people and real events that combines the sophistication of dealing at the highest level of finance and political collusion. Humour is the author’s pulpit for presenting a deadly serious argument for the battle of Cuba yet to come, and why Cuba must be left alone to determine its own destiny.< Less
No Shadow In The City By John Callaghan
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Glasgow’s Southside is scorching in unaccustomed heat and the neighbourhood teeters on the edge, simmering and riot-ready. In the city's docklands, a taxi driver murders his family in a... More > bloody daylight massacre. A bitter dispute between a union and a politically-connected business family escalates into firebomb attacks and violence. Meanwhile, racist gangs organise violent confrontation after a white girl is raped and a Muslim woman attacked with acid in apparent retaliation...police and politicians struggle to prevent the tension turning into war on the streets. And Stevie McCabe isn't a player in any of this. He's four hundred miles away, in London, planning to work for a bank, bird-watching and learning how to play Go. He's four hundred miles away...for now.< Less
Some Guy called "Black" By Clive Hoad
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Will Denning had driven his family to their Scottish farm retreat for a holiday. Although grumpy and tired, and driven mad by the kids, he had at last dropped them off at a chosen campsite to the... More > lower edge of the valley. Will and his wife Harry were now looking forward to a long peaceful rest but they were unaware of some very serious looking armed men who had taken over the farm. It also appeared the farm Manager had been in on it. Everything suddenly went downhill when they were taken hostage and used to control the kids. However, although fearing for their parents safety, the kids were not about to be bullied into submission in such high stakes. Showing little regard or respect for these gunmen the kids formed their own plans of retaliation.< Less
The Betrayal By Andrea Koelzer
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Panic and adrenaline surged through Kate, and she kicked her feet up at the man, smiling in satisfaction when he grunted. He slapped her across the face in retaliation. Tears welled in Kate's... More > eyes from the impact of the man’s hand. The man straddled her body on the bed and pulled something out of his pocket. He pushed her tee shirt up and placed something over her bare abdomen. The cold metal sent another surge of panic racing through her veins. A gun. Something soft was forced against her face. Her pillow. He was going to suffocate her with her pillow, just like he did to the other women. Kate fought against him as the man pushed the pillow harder over her face.< Less
WhenTwilight Falls By Floss C. Flamand
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Jamey Ellis is an intelligent young boy who toes the line every day of his life. His lifelong goal is freedom. He looks forward to his thirteenth birthday, Centennial Day celebration and the summer... More > holidays. His life spins out of control when teenage rebels slander the good name of a friend who has the mental capacity of a child. He instantly retaliates without thinking about the consequences of his action. Jamey adds to the crisis when he innocently speaks out of turn and reveals a secret that has the power to ruin and disrupt the lives of others. The incidents fuel a fire of rage and he is the target. Jamey strives to overcome the troubles he has caused and struggles to survive the wrath of his enemies with the help and support of loyal friends who made his life bearable after his mother disappeared and was not found.< Less

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