Add this book to bookshelf
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Spinner ae25b23ec1304e55286f349b58b08b50e88aad5748913a7eb729246ffefa31c9
St Nicholas of Hell's Kitchen - The Silencer #8 - cover

St Nicholas of Hell's Kitchen - The Silencer #8

Cora Buhlert

Publisher: Pegasus Pulp Publishing

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Summary

Christmas time in 1930s New York. After escaping through the chimney of an orphanage in Hell's Kitchen, Richard Blakemore a.k.a. the masked crimefighter known only as the Silencer is mistaken for Santa Claus by one of the children and learns that the orphanage is under siege by both a gang of brutal racketeers and an unscrupulous landlord. 
Richard vows to help the children and their guardians. However, it turns out that the attacks on the orphanage are only part of a much larger plot, when Richard's quest for justice leads him into the upper echelons of Manhattan's high society. 
Soon, the Silencer finds himself face to face with one of the most powerful men in the city, while Richard and Constance struggle to save the orphanage and give the children of Hell's Kitchen an unforgettable Christmas. 
This is a novella of 30000 words or approximately 100 pages in the Silencer series, but may be read as a standalone.

Who read this book also read:

  • Someone's Watching - cover

    Someone's Watching

    Sharon Potts

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Twenty-something Robbie Ivy wants to keep her life as simple and commitment-free as possible. Who needs a high-pressure career, a relationship, or a family anyway? But Robbie's life gets inextricably complicated when her estranged father shows up with a shocking revelation about two teenage girls who disappeared in South Beach. One of the missing girls is Robbie's step sister Kate-a step sister Robbie never knew existed. Unwilling to reestablish family ties, Robbie is hesitant to get involved-until the body of her step sister's friend washes up in Indian Creek. Desperate to find her missing step sister, Robbie immerses herself in the unfamiliar world to which Kate may have fallen prey: the sexy, sizzling South Beach club scene. Swept up in a corrupt, destructive society, Robbie searches for a cold-blooded killer in the hottest South Beach hotspots. But in this see-and-be-seen world, everyone is dressed to kill, people are dying for a chance to get beyond the velvet rope and someone is watching. Robbie may have to choose between saving her step sister-and saving herself.
    Show book
  • Tel Aviv Noir - cover

    Tel Aviv Noir

    Etgar Keret, Assaf Gavron

    • 1
    • 2
    • 0
    Etgar Keret is one of the most popular Israeli authors around the world, and is very active in both books and film. The Israeli Consulate in New York will actively help promote the book. Brand-new stories by: Etgar Keret, Gadi Taub, Lavie Tidhar, Deakla Keydar, Matan Hermoni, Julia Fermentto,  Gon Ben Ari,  Shimon Adaf, Alex Epstein, Antonio Ungar, Gai Ad, Assaf Gavron,  Silje Bekeng, and Yoav Katz. Timely publication, given the prominence of Israel in the news. To be published simultaneously with Tehran Noir. Publicize to major dailies, weeklies, literary publications, alternative publications. Major radio and television push. Akashic's promotion will have a strong social media component Promote to general crime-fiction and literary audiences, but also to Middle East and Israel-themed venues. All stories translated into English, from Hebrew, by Yardenne Greenspan.Assaf Gavron will have a new book out from Scribner in the Fall, at the same time as this book.
    Show book
  • Flying Too High - cover

    Flying Too High

    Kerry Greenwood

    • 0
    • 2
    • 0
    Walking the wings of a Tiger Moth plane in full flight would be more than enough excitement for most people, but not for Phryne—amateur detective and woman of mystery, as delectable as the finest chocolate and as sharp as razor blades.
    
    In fact, the 1920s’ most talented and glamorous detective flies even higher here, handling a murder, a kidnapping, and the usual array of beautiful young men with style and consummate ease. And she does it all before it’s time to adjourn to the Queenscliff Hotel for breakfast. Whether she’s flying planes, clearing a friend of homicide charges, or saving a child, Phryne does everything with the same dash and elan with which she drives her red Hispano-Suiza.
    Show book
  • Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? - cover

    Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?

    Ed Gorman

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    In the thick of the Cold War, McCain investigates death threats against an alleged redThe citizens of Black River Falls are polite, understanding, and respectful—except when it comes to communism. Joe McCarthy has been dead for two years, but men like Richard Conners are still fighting to clear themselves of his accusations. A liberal who served faithfully under Roosevelt and Truman, only to be slandered as a red during McCarthy’s witch hunts, Conners has begun getting death threats written in blood. He hires private investigator Sam McCain to protect him, but no sooner has Sam taken the case than Conners turns up dead.The local sheriff gives McCain twenty-four hours to find his client’s killer. Although the obvious suspect is one of the local red haters, McCain isn’t positive that politics is the motive. In Black River Falls, murder is never cut and dried.
    Show book
  • Once Hunted (A Riley Paige Mystery—Book 5) - cover

    Once Hunted (A Riley Paige...

    Blake Pierce

    • 5
    • 17
    • 0
    “A masterpiece of thriller and mystery! The author did a magnificent job developing characters with a psychological side that is so well described that we feel inside their minds, follow their fears and cheer for their success. The plot is very intelligent and will keep you entertained throughout the book. Full of twists, this book will keep you awake until the turn of the last page.” 
    --Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos (re Once Gone) 
    
    ONCE HUNTED is book #5 in the bestselling Riley Paige mystery series, which begins with the #1 bestseller ONCE GONE (Book #1)—a free download with over 600 five star reviews! 
    
    A prison break from a maximum security prison. Frantic calls from the FBI. Special Agent Riley Paige’s worst nightmare has come true: a serial killer she put away years ago is loose. 
    
    And his main target is her.
    
    Riley is used to being the one hunting, but for the first time, she finds herself—and her family—to be the ones being hunted. As the killer stalks her, he also begins a new rampage of kills, and Riley must stop him before it is too late—for the other victims, and for herself.
    
    But this is no ordinary killer. He is too smart, and their game of cat-and-mouse too twisted, and he somehow manages to elude her and always stay one step ahead. Desperate to stop him, Riley realizes there is only one way: she must delve back into the past, into this killer’s twisted mind, his old cases, and re-learn what drives him. The only way to stop him, she realizes, is to face the darkness she thought she had left behind.
    
    A dark psychological thriller with heart-pounding suspense, ONCE HUNTED is book #5 in a riveting new series—with a beloved new character—that will leave you turning pages late into the night. 
    
    Book #6 in the Riley Paige series will be available soon.
    Show book
  • Different Times Different Crimes - cover

    Different Times Different Crimes

    Kathy Lynn Emerson

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    BLUTimes may change, but crime remains the same!
    Award-winning author Kathy Lynn Emerson has penned thirteen thrilling tales -- from medieval England to modern New England -- guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat!
     "A baker's dozen mysteries, delectable stories ranging from Elizabethan England to contemporary New England, every one intriguing, literate, and enriched by nicely observed details. For those who are Emerson's fans already, and for those who will be as soon as they finish this book." 
    --Lillian Stewart Carl, author of the Jean Fairbairn/Alasdair Cameron series
    
    "Mix mischief with murder from medieval to modern times and you have Kathy Lynn Emerson’s marvelous new collection. A must-read for historical mystery lovers!" -- Barb Goffman, Agatha and Macavity award-winning author of Don't Get Mad, Get Even
    RB
    Show book