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The Confessor By Louis Shalako
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Investigating the bow and arrow murder of Marko Dubzek at a naturist park just south of town presents Inspector Gilles Maintenon with a pretty pickle indeed. There are no suspects, no one saw or... More > heard a thing and Dubzek has a bit of a past with the police. Death is a many-splendored thing, and in the end, it’s always the one you least suspect. The eighth in Louis Shalako’s The Inspector Gilles Maintenon Mystery Series, this intriguing noir mystery will not disappoint.< Less
# 99 Easy Street By Louis Shalako
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Mark is a jazz trumpeter just released from a mental institution. Amy, a recent graduate from the New School, is an anthropologist studying lifelong bachelorhood in the modern urban context. A dead... More > hooker in the bathtub seriously complicates matters just when things are getting interesting. Life is not all it seems at #99 Easy St. It is, however, better than some of the alternatives.< Less
The Golden Dragon By Louis Shalako
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Opera star Largo Banzini is killed by a dart from a blowgun at the end of Act One of The Golden Dragon. It’s an impossible crime, and Inspector Gilles Maintenon, who lost his wife Ann only a... More > short time ago, has been a bit off lately. They have two thousand witnesses, all kinds of political pressure, too many people with some kind of a motive, and not enough real information. He’s also a pretty good teacher, and the bright young Constable Louis Bedard has been assigned to the case. Somebody sees something in this young man, who has enough seniority to write the sergeant’s exam. He has ideas, if only he can overcome a basic shyness. If he does well, there’s no need to go back to traffic duties and foot patrols. This is the seventh volume in The Inspector Gilles Maintenon Mystery Series.< Less
How to Rob a Bank By Louis Shalako
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Inspector Gilles Maintenon has finally run up against an original mind—someone who’s very good at wasting his time. A young bank employee is found dead in a vault that shows every sign of... More > having been robbed. The premier Paris branch of Crédit Lyonnais holds ten or twenty million francs on a busy day. Then there’s the safety-deposit boxes. A proper investigation takes time. The police are nothing if not predictable in their procedures. But that other mind has already gone down that road. They’ve had plenty of time to think it through. Their killer, using simple human psychology, has come up with a brilliant plan. Gilles would dearly love to meet the mind that conceived of that plan. He intends to do just that. Mystery fans are sure to enjoy How to Rob a Bank, the sixth volume in Louis Shalako’s Inspector Gilles Maintenon Mystery Series.< Less
Speak Softly My Love By Louis Shalako
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To fall in love is to be young again. To count the cost is to die a little bit inside. In Speak Softly My Love, Inspector Gilles Maintenon goes out for a quart of milk and stumbles across a dead man.... More > The trouble is, when the dead get up and walk away. They have one too many missing-person reports, too many wives, girlfriends and other mysterious blondes. Enticing as it is, Gilles has a heavy court schedule. Without a body and a firm identification, what can they really do? It’s a time of budget restraint and limited resources—and the work keeps piling up. The suave but inexperienced Detective Hubert, and the raw but persistent Detective Tailler must handle the case. All Maintenon can do is keep his mouth shut and let them give it a shot. In this, the fifth in the noir Inspector Gilles Maintenon Mystery Series, author Louis Shalako transports the reader into the gritty reality of murder in Paris, 1931. An unforgettable mystery, one that is dark, witty and entertaining.< Less
The Spy I Loved By Dusty Miller
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It’s a calculated risk for the Canadian Security and Intelligence Service in the classic game of spy-versus-spy. Rogue C.I.A. agent Aubrey Herschel needs something to trade for immunity. More... More > than anything, he wants to go home. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, heavyweight Liam Kimball has been brought in to search for the highly-classified EMERALD spy satellite, scattered all over northern Ontario. Lindsey is working for the summer at Uncle Dale’s resort, The Pines, where a mysterious guest steals her heart without half trying. If only he wasn’t so good-looking—or such a bastard. In a game where there are no rules, sometimes no clear objectives, it’s a question of who gets there first—and who gets hurt.< Less
Under Your Skin By Louis Shalako
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Under Your Skin is a collection of short fiction. Nineteen of the edgiest stories from Louis Shalako.
The Conqueror By Louis Shalako
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The Great Khan, Jumalak of the Horde, leads a victorious army which must be fed and which might be dangerous to disband. His navy has doubled in size in two or three short years. His neighbours,... More > including King Lowren of Lemnia and Eleanora, Queen of Windermere, can see which way the wind is blowing. In the coming conflict it will not be possible to remain neutral. An alternate history.< Less
On the Nature of the Gods By Louis Shalako
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If there’s one thing the evil Dr. Emile Schmitt-Rottluff can’t get enough of, it’s samples of your precious bodily fluids. He’s the gaslight era's virtuoso of illicit cloning... More > and mind-bending manipulation of the human genome. He’s got his eye on Jeb Snead, one of the toughest men who ever lived, and his sexy mutant girlfriend, Miss Kitty.< Less
La Nota By Ian Cooper
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Devlin está lejos de casa y empezar una nueva carrera como reportero. En respuesta a una nota anónima, su vida gira fuera de control. Dev debería haberlo visto venir.