The Winter Of Frankie Machine

Autore: Don Winslow
Editore: Random House
ISBN: 1446410471
Grandezza: 25,97 MB
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Vista: 9723
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Frank Machianno is the guy, a late-middle-aged ex-surf bum who runs a bait shack on the San Diego waterfront. That's when he's not juggling any of his other three part-time jobs or trying to get a quick set in on his long board. He's a beloved fixture of the community, a stand-up businessman, a devoted father to his daughter. Frank's also a hit man. Well, a retired hit man. Back in the day, when he was one of the most feared members of the West Coast mob, he was known as Frankie Machine. Years ago, Frank consigned his mob ties to the past, which is where he wants them to stay. But a favour called in by the local boss is one Frank simply can't refuse, and before he knows it he's sucked back into the treacherous currents of his former life. Someone from his past wants him dead, and he has to figure out who, and why, and he has to do it fast. The problem is that the list of candidates is about the size of his local phone book and Frank's rapidly running out of time...

The Winter Of Frankie Machine

Autore: Don Winslow
Editore: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
ISBN: 0307277666
Grandezza: 20,43 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 9398
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When a local mob boss calls in an old favor, Frank Machianno, the middle-aged owner of a bait shack on the San Diego waterfront, devoted father, and popular fixture in the local community, is forced to return to his old job as a hit man, but as he is sucked back into his dangerous former life, he discovers that someone from his past wants him dead. Reprint.

Savages

Autore: Don Winslow
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451667159
Grandezza: 79,86 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 3358
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Running a lucrative marijuana operation in Laguna Beach, environmentalist Ben and mercenary Chon confront an adversary in the Mexican Baja cartel who kidnaps their playmate and confidante Ophelia, compelling the duo to plot negotiations.

The Kings Of Cool

Autore: Don Winslow
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451665326
Grandezza: 43,19 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 6226
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A high-energy prequel to Savages shares the formative stories of Ben, Chon and O in Southern California from the 1960s to the recent past, describing how while battling a cabal of drug dealers and corrupt cops, the trio discovers that their futures are inextricably linked with their parents' histories. 75,000 first printing.

The Power Of The Dog

Autore: Don Winslow
Editore: Random House
ISBN: 1407098357
Grandezza: 13,50 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 8091
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Drug lord Miguel Angel Barrera is head of the Mexican drug federación, responsible for millions of dollars worth of cocaine traffic into the US and the torture of those who stand in its way. His nephew, Adan Barrera, is his worthy successor. Art Keller is a US government operative, so determined to obtain revenge for a murdered colleague that his pursuit of the cartel veers dangerously towards an obsession outside the law. This is a world characterised by its brutality, yet all Winslow's incredibly varied cast - including a high class prostitute, an Irish hitman and a charismatic Catholic priest - are all in their own ways searching for salvation. Don Winslow's masterpiece is not only a page-turning thriller but also a rich and compelling novel in the league of an Ellroy or Delillo.

The Cartel

Autore: Don Winslow
Editore: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
ISBN: 1101875003
Grandezza: 65,53 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 7721
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the internationally best-selling author of the acclaimed novel The Power of the Dog comes The Cartel, a gripping, true-to-life, ripped-from-the-headlines epic story of power, corruption, revenge, and justice spanning the past decade of the Mexican-American drug wars. It’s 2004. DEA agent Art Keller has been fighting the war on drugs for thirty years in a blood feud against Adán Barrera, the head of El Federación, the world’s most powerful cartel, and the man who brutally murdered Keller’s partner. Finally putting Barrera away cost Keller dearly—the woman he loves, the beliefs he cherishes, the life he wants to lead. Then Barrera gets out, determined to rebuild the empire that Keller shattered. Unwilling to live in a world with Barrera in it, Keller goes on a ten-year odyssey to take him down. His obsession with justice—or is it revenge?—becomes a ruthless struggle that stretches from the cities, mountains, and deserts of Mexico to Washington’s corridors of power to the streets of Berlin and Barcelona. Keller fights his personal battle against the devastated backdrop of Mexico’s drug war, a conflict of unprecedented scale and viciousness, as cartels vie for power and he comes to the final reckoning with Barrera—and himself—that he always knew must happen. The Cartel is a story of revenge, honor, and sacrifice, as one man tries to face down the devil without losing his soul. It is the story of the war on drugs and the men—and women—who wage it. From the Hardcover edition.

A Cool Breeze On The Underground

Autore: Don Winslow
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312958640
Grandezza: 73,92 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 3462
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Columbia University graduate student and private eye Neal Carey is called upon to repay the institution that financed his education by tracking down Allie Chase, the missing rebellious daughter of a prominent senator. Reprint.

California Fire And Life

Autore: Don Winslow
Editore: Random House
ISBN: 1448165970
Grandezza: 51,46 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 8353
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The woman on the bed had died in the fire. Pamela Vale, aged 34. She had been beautiful, and had been heavily insured. Her husband showed little grief. Her children seemed terrified. Insurance investigator Jack Wade is sure he knows what happened. All he has to do is to gather the evidence to prove it. And Wade is the best there is: fires talk to him, tell him exactly what happened, and how. But not everyone shares Wade's belief that the woman was murdered. California Fire and Life is ready to pay out Nicky Vale's claim on his wife's accidental death and the destruction of their house. As Wade fights the decision, as he gathers more evidence, he begins to uncover a world of corruption where nothing is quite what it seems, a world where it's not fire that talks, but money. . .

The Gentlemen S Hour

Autore: Don Winslow
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439183414
Grandezza: 22,95 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 2505
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Boone Daniels lives to surf. Laid back, ultra–California cool, the former cop turned PI begins each day with the Dawn Patrol, a close-knit group of surfers, best friends who not only ride waves together but have one another’s backs out of the water. It’s the life Boone loves, all he wants. To him, “There’s no such thing as a bad day at the beach.” So when one of their own is murdered—especially an icon like Kelly Kuhio, a local hero—and another surfer, a young punk from the Rockpile Crew, stands accused, the small world of Pacific Beach is rocked to its core. Boone knows he can no longer ignore the painful truth that violence is seeping into the surfing community. But when he agrees to help the defense, the outrage he courts from the community, and the Dawn Patrol, is more than he ever anticipated. He’s risking losing the relationships that define his life— just when he needs them most. As Boone digs deeper into San Diego’s murkier side, delving into places the city’s reputationconscious establishment would rather he left alone, it becomes clear that more than a murder case is at stake. He soon finds himself out there alone, struggling to stay afloat as the waves get rougher and rougher . . . and more deadly. It’s The Gentlemen’s Hour—and it could be Boone’s last.