Dark Sacred Night

📒Dark Sacred Night ✍ Michael Connelly

✏Book Title : Dark Sacred Night
✏Author : Michael Connelly
✏Publisher : Hachette UK
✏Release Date : 2018-10-30
✏Pages : 448
✏ISBN : 9780316486675
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Dark Sacred Night Book Summary : Harry Bosch teams up with LAPD Detective Renée Ballard to face the unsolved murder of a runaway, and the fight to bring a killer to justice. Detective Renée Ballard is working the night beat -- known in LAPD slang as "the late show" -- and returns to Hollywood Station in the early hours to find a stranger rifling through old file cabinets. The intruder is retired detective Harry Bosch, working a cold case that has gotten under his skin. Ballard can't let him go through department records, but when he leaves, she looks into the case herself and feels a deep tug of empathy and anger. She has never been the kind of cop who leaves the job behind at the end of her shift -- and she wants in. The murder, unsolved, was of fifteen-year-old Daisy Clayton, a runaway on the streets of Hollywood who was brutally killed, her body left in a dumpster like so much trash. Now Ballard joins forces with Bosch to find out what happened to Daisy, and to finally bring her killer to justice. Along the way, the two detectives forge a fragile trust, but this new partnership is put to the test when the case takes an unexpected and dangerous turn. Dark Sacred Night for the first time brings together these two powerhouse detectives in a riveting story that unfolds with furious momentum. And it shows once more why "there's no doubt Connelly is a master of crime fiction" (Associated Press).

📒Dark Sacred Night Free Preview ✍ Michael Connelly

✏Book Title : Dark Sacred Night Free Preview
✏Author : Michael Connelly
✏Publisher : Hachette UK
✏Release Date : 2018-08-11
✏Pages : 48
✏ISBN : 9780316530798
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Dark Sacred Night Free Preview Book Summary : LAPD Detective Renée Ballard teams up with Harry Bosch in the new work of fiction from #1 NYT bestselling author Michael Connelly. Renée Ballard is working the night beat again, and returns to Hollywood Station in the early hours only to find a stranger rifling through old file cabinets. The intruder is retired detective Harry Bosch, working a cold case that has gotten under his skin. Ballard kicks him out, but then checks into the case herself and it brings a deep tug of empathy and anger. Bosch is investigating the death of fifteen-year-old Daisy Clayton, a runaway on the streets of Hollywood who was brutally murdered and her body left in a dumpster like so much trash. Now, Ballard joins forces with Bosch to find out what happened to Daisy and finally bring her killer to justice.

✏Book Title : And the Dark Sacred Night
✏Author : Julia Glass
✏Publisher : Anchor
✏Release Date : 2014-04-01
✏Pages : 432
✏ISBN : 9780307908636
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏And the Dark Sacred Night Book Summary : In this richly detailed novel about the quest for an unknown father, Julia Glass brings new characters together with familiar figures from her first two novels, immersing readers in a panorama that stretches from suburban New Jersey to rural Vermont and ultimately to the tip of Cape Cod. Kit Noonan is an unemployed art historian with twins to help support and a mortgage to pay—and a wife frustrated by his inertia. Raised by a strong-willed, secretive single mother, Kit has never known the identity of his father—a mystery that his wife insists he must solve to move forward with his life. Out of desperation, Kit goes to the mountain retreat of his mother’s former husband, Jasper, a take-no-prisoners outdoorsman. There, in the midst of a fierce blizzard, Kit and Jasper confront memories of the bittersweet decade when their families were joined. Reluctantly breaking a long-ago promise, Jasper connects Kit with Lucinda and Zeke Burns, who know the answer he’s looking for. Readers of Glass’s first novel, Three Junes, will recognize Lucinda as the mother of Malachy, the music critic who died of AIDS. In fact, to fully understand the secrets surrounding his paternity, Kit will travel farther still, meeting Fenno McLeod, now in his late fifties, and Fenno’s longtime companion, the gregarious Walter Kinderman. And the Dark Sacred Night is an exquisitely memorable tale about the youthful choices that steer our destinies, the necessity of forgiveness, and the risks we take when we face down the shadows from our past. This eBook edition includes a Reading Group Guide.

📒Sacred Night ✍ Valerie Connelly

✏Book Title : Sacred Night
✏Author : Valerie Connelly
✏Publisher : Nightengale Press
✏Release Date : 2003-07-01
✏Pages : 220
✏ISBN : 9780974334806
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Sacred Night Book Summary : With fantasy reminiscent of Stephen King and adventure la Sydney Sheldon, Connelly's "Sacred Night" pits the corruption of greed against the endurance of love and redemption.

📒Buddha At The Apocalypse ✍ Kurt Spellmeyer

✏Book Title : Buddha at the Apocalypse
✏Author : Kurt Spellmeyer
✏Publisher : Simon and Schuster
✏Release Date : 2010-04-20
✏Pages : 175
✏ISBN : 9780861715824
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Buddha at the Apocalypse Book Summary : Timely and audacious, Buddha at the Apocalypse challenges us to look directly at the devastating assumptions underlying the very mechanisms of the modern world. We believe with certainty in the inevitable forward march of progress, in the natural rightness of humankind's control of the environment, and, most pervasively, in the idea of an epic struggle that requires righteousness to utterly destroy evil. These images of apocalypse and dominance pervade our language, our politics, and, with coming of 2012, even our escapist entertainment. In Buddha at the Apocalypse, Kurt Spellmeyer offers us an alternative view that comes like breath of cool, fresh air in these times. Drawing on the Buddha, Spellmeyer makes an impassioned clarion call to awaken from the culture of destruction ? or perish within it. The book also features a foreword by the most high-profile Buddhist academic in America ? and possibly the world.

✏Book Title : 100 American Crime Writers
✏Author : S. Powell
✏Publisher : Springer
✏Release Date : 2012-08-07
✏Pages : 373
✏ISBN : 9781137031662
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏100 American Crime Writers Book Summary : 100 American Crime Writers features discussion and analysis of the lives of crime writers and their key works, examining the developments in American crime writing from the Golden Age to hardboiled detective fiction. This study is essential to scholars and an ideal introduction to crime fiction for anyone who enjoys this fascinating genre.

📒Return To Forever ✍ Mark Salvatore Pitifer

✏Book Title : Return to Forever
✏Author : Mark Salvatore Pitifer
✏Publisher : iUniverse
✏Release Date : 2013-10-30
✏Pages : 720
✏ISBN : 9781475999914
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Return to Forever Book Summary : “Once you complete this journey your eyes will be open FOREVER!” - MIA CALABRESE “The whole course of human history may depend on a change of heart in one solitary, and even humble individual” -M.Scott Peck.... Nino Jones, an elderly homeless man from New York City, agrees to join a group of Heavenly mercenaries who are risking their eternities to pull off one of the most heroic challenges of all time. The target is Satan himself, and the future of the entire civilized world hangs in the balance. Follow Nino as he tours the magnificant Kingdom of Forever, the devastation of the Outerdarkness, and the absolute horrors of Hell. Listen as he learns about the origins of the cosmos and the meaning of human existence from such characters as Albert Einstein, Martin Luther King Jr., Pontius Pilate, King Solomon, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Malcolm X, Virgin Mary, and many others. Flee with Nino through the streets of Manhattan as he is pursued by demons who are trying to prevent him from delivering his holy message, the truth about who we are, where we come from, and why we must RETURN TO FOREVER!

✏Book Title : Introduction to Optics and Lasers in Engineering
✏Author : Gabriel Laufer
✏Publisher : Cambridge University Press
✏Release Date : 1996-07-13
✏Pages : 476
✏ISBN : 0521452333
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Introduction to Optics and Lasers in Engineering Book Summary : A broad overview of theoretical physics and optics and engineering applications, first published in 1996.

📒The Overlook ✍ Michael Connelly

✏Book Title : The Overlook
✏Author : Michael Connelly
✏Publisher : Hachette UK
✏Release Date : 2007-05-22
✏Pages : 240
✏ISBN : 9780316005227
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Overlook Book Summary : Near Mulholland Drive, Dr. Stanley Kent is found shot twice in the back of the head. It's the case LAPD detective Harry Bosch has been waiting for, his first since being recruited to the Homicide Special Squad. When he discovers that Kent had access to dangerous radioactive substances, what begins as a routine investigation becomes something darker, more deadly, and frighteningly urgent. Bosch is soon in conflict with not only his superiors but the FBI, which thinks the case is too important for just a cop. Complicating his job even more is the presence of Agent Rachel Walling, his onetime lover. Now guarding one slim advantage, Bosch relentlessly follows his own instincts, hoping they are still sharp enough to find the truth--and a killer who can annihilate an entire city.

✏Book Title : Young and Green in the City
✏Author : Gary Luders
✏Publisher : AuthorHouse
✏Release Date : 2012-10-01
✏Pages : 548
✏ISBN : 9781477237151
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Young and Green in the City Book Summary : Here is a boy bespangled by green wanes light of green trees green painted fences; and green cut lawns; as his place at Clayton City College. Here he advanced to Cal. State College Hartsfield to be an Accounting major; only to be instigated to complete a B. A. Liberal Arts degree; as to be fit for a Retail Management job. He had a haunting memory of a Cheerleader Lucy Brooks, the Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity; and his Cafeteria Bus Boy employment; as being his College dream. His Wards Department Store was suitable employment; until his hypos demanded the pursuit of Carpentry in Amador Valley. Soon he had mastered all the crews of Rio Vista Track Home Development. By the winds of Amador Valley; he with a sizable nest egg was only to move on to two prospective State Colleges in the Los Angeles. Here was once again another fruitless College activity effort. Upon return home his Mother had recognized him as the relative Uncle Herman; so she found him a single bedroom Apartment; where he found a public Rose Garden, a Convenient Short Stop Store; a Catholic Town House, the U-Save Liquor Store; as well as finally the neighborhood Rose, Park, Garden Terrace Apartment; which he dreamed to retire to. It was to now to be time spent with the indulgence in of Royal Gate Vodka; and the time of smoking Bell Air cigarettes; and a splendid walk through the many splendid colored roses of the waterfall and pond area of a public Oakland Rose Garden. He went to the U-Save Liquor Store; where he was to wish me a rainbows; and wish me good cheer; all to be with the chirp of a Robin; the tweet of a House Finch and the coo of a Morning Dove.