Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders
When one of Minnesota’s wealthiest scions goes missing. it’s up to Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson to track a cold-blooded killer.The year is 1896. and the magnificent winter carnival is under way in St. Paul. Minnesota. when Holmes and Watson are summoned by the city’s most powerful man. railroad magnate James J. Hill. A wealthy young man has disappeared on the eve of his wedding-and his fiancee suspiciously discards her wedding dress. After a grisly discovery in the carnival’s ice palace leads to a flurry of clues. Holmes is on the case.His pursuit of the murderer takes him through the highest echelons of St. Paul society and into cahoots with Shadwell Rafferty. a gregarious saloon owner and part-time private investigator. Soon Holmes. Watson. and Rafferty are embroiled in a perilous adventure that takes them from one frozen corner of the city to another and out onto the treacherous ice of the Mississippi River as they trail a c
annals of espionage detectiona two-year-long battle of wits. The dueling antagonists: an FBI agent who couldn’t overtly tip to his target that he suspected him of wrongdoing lest he clam up. and a traitor whose weakness was the enjoyment he derived from sparring with his inquisitor. Navarro’s job was made even more difficult by his adversary’s brilliance: not only did Ramsay possess an authentic photographic memory as well as the second highest IQ ever recorded by the US Army. he was bored by people who couldn’t match his erudition. To ensure that the information flow would continue. Navarro had to pre-choreograph every interview. becoming a chess master plotting twenty moves in advance. And the backdrop to this mental tug of war was the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the very real possibility that its leaders. in a last bid to alter the course of history. might launch a devastating attack. If they did. they would have Ramsay to thank. because as Navarro would learn over the cours
An intense cat-and-mouse game played between two brilliant men in the last days of the Cold War. this shocking insider’s story shows how a massive giveaway of secret war plans and nuclear secrets threatened America with annihilation.In 1988 Joe Navarro. one of the youngest agents ever hired by the FBI. was dividing his time between SWAT assignments. flying air reconnaissance. and working counter-intelligence. But his real expertise was ‚;reading’ body language. He possessed an uncanny ability to glean the thoughts of those he interrogated. So it was that. on a routine assignment to interview a ‚;person of interest’a former American soldier named Rod RamsayNavarro noticed his interviewee’s hand trembling slightly when he was asked about another soldier who had recently been arrested in Germany on suspicion of espionage. That thin lead was enough for the FBI agent to insist to his bosses that an investigation be opened. What followed is unique in the
Haunting of Hill House
Past the rusted gates and untrimmed hedges. Hill House broods and waits. Four seekers have come to the ugly. abandoned old mansion: Dr. Montague. an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of the psychic phenomenon called haunting; Theodora. his lovely and lighthearted assistant; Eleanor. a lonely. homeless girl well acquainted with poltergeists; and Luke. the adventurous future heir of Hill House. At first. their stay seems destined to be merely a spooky encounter with inexplicable noises and self-closing doors. but Hill House is gathering its powers and will soon choose one of them to make its own. This classic horror novel has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving terror.
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From one of the world’s leading experts on reading and dyslexia comes the most comprehensive. up-to-date. and practical book yet to help one understand. identify. and overcome the reading problems that plague American children today. For the one in every five children who has dyslexia and the millions of others who struggle to read at their own grade levels-as well as for their parents. teachers. and tutors-this book can make a difference. Dr. Shaywitz’s book is a trusted source to turn to for information. advice. guidance. and explanation. Her cutting-edge research is translated into an easy-to-follow plan of action. offering help and hope to all who have reading problems and to their families as well. In this book you will learn: -What dyslexia is and why some intelligent. gifted people read slowly and painfully -How to identify dyslexia in preschoolers. schoolchildren. young adults. and adults -How to find the best school and how to work productively w
ere accelerating the killing of millions of European Jews. Winik shows how escalating pressures fell on an infirm Roosevelt. who faced a momentous decision. Was winning the war the best way to rescue the Jews? Or would it get in the way of defeating Hitler? In a year when even the most audacious undertakings were within the worlds reach. one challengesaving Europes Jewsseemed to remain beyond Roosevelts grasp. Compelling.This dramatic account highlights what too often has been glossed overthat as nobly as the Greatest Generation fought under FDRs command. America could well have done more to thwart Nazi aggression (The Boston Globe). Destined to take its place as one of the great works of World War II. 1944 is the first book to retell these events with moral clarity and a moving appreciation of the extraordinary actions of many extraordinary leaders.
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