Download e-book for iPad: L'Ombre de l'Aigle: Un thriller historique haletant ! by Corinne Jaquet

By Corinne Jaquet

Un jour ou l'autre, le crossé finit toujours par nous rattraper...

Héloïse partage sa vie entre son poste d’enseignante en histoire au Collège Calvin et l’éducation de son petit garçon. Un an après le décès de son mari, elle renoue enfin avec son oncle, Aymon Galiffe, descendant d’une illustre lignée d’historiens et grand spécialiste de Napoléon. Au second où elle croit retrouver goût à los angeles vie, Héloïse est bouleversée par un nouveau drame. Sa famille, en réalité, comptait plus d’ennemis qu’on pouvait le croire. Elle ne devrait pas mener sa propre enquête, mais elle ne peut s’en empêcher. Lentement, au gré de ses découvertes, l. a. jeune historienne fait remonter à los angeles floor le goé français de Genève et voit surtout planer sur l. a. ville… L’ombre de l’Aigle !

Plongez-vous dans ce mystery historique débordant de suspense !

CE QU'EN PENSE los angeles CRITIQUE

- « Une jeune enseignante, veuve et mère d'un petit garçon; une illustre famille d'historiens, une disparition... Dans son dernier livre, L'Ombre de l'Aigle, l'écrivaine Corinne Jaquet tisse un mystery subtil et efficace à l'atmosphère pesante avec, en toile de fond, Napoléon et le moveé français de Genève (...) » - Elle

- « Sous le Musée, les casemates, l. a. Demi-Lune ? On parcourt los angeles Vieille Ville en floor et en dessous. Haletant et remarquable. » - Le Chênois

- « Un polar où l'histoire régionale joue un rôle essentiel. » - Étienne Dumont Bilan, l. a. référence suisse de l’économie

« Ce mystery, vingtième ouvrage de Corinne Jaquet, met à nouveau Genève, sa cité natale, en vedette. Il y a le goé français de l. a. Cité de Calvin. Il y a tous les non-dits familiaux, du sang et des cadavres. Embarquement immédiat afin de fouiller dans le crossé mystérieux planant autour de l'ombre de l'Aigle... » - Marie-Claire

À PROPOS DE L'AUTEUR

Politologue de formation, ancienne chroniqueuse judiciaire, Corinne Jaquet aime se dire "journaliste campagne" depuis qu'elle a créé en 1996 le magazine de sa commune qu'elle gère au quotidien à côté de son activité de romancière. C'est sans doute ce journalisme "à échelle humaine" qui nourrit ses romans de figures réalistes.
Corinne Jaquet signe ici son deuxième mystery après Aussi noire que d’encre, qui a séduit ses lecteurs. Cet ouvrage est également sa vingtième book depuis Meurtres à Genève, publié en 1990 aux Éditions Slatkine. Des livres qui, presque tous, mettent sa ville natale en vedette au travers de récits policiers.

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This early paintings via Arthur Conan Doyle was once initially released in 1887 and we're now republishing it with a new introductory biography as a part of our Sherlock Holmes sequence. Arthur Conan Doyle used to be born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1859. It used to be among 1876 and 1881, whereas learning drugs on the college of Edinburgh, that he begun writing brief tales, and his first piece was once released in Chambers's Edinburgh magazine ahead of he used to be 20. In 1887, Conan Doyle's first major paintings, A examine in Scarlet, seemed in Beeton's Christmas Annual. It featured the 1st visual appeal of detective Sherlock Holmes, the protagonist who was once to finally make Conan Doyle's popularity. A prolific author, Conan Doyle endured to supply a variety of fictional works over the subsequent years. we're republishing those vintage works in cheap, prime quality, smooth versions, utilizing the unique textual content and artwork.

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By Kerstin Lange

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Murder Take Three: A British Country House mystery (A by Eric Brown PDF

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1950s deepest Investigator Donald Langham discovers that fact is stranger than fiction whilst he investigates a homicide on an American motion picture set.

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Joseph R. G. DeMarco's A Body on Pine: A Marco Fontana Mystery (Marco Fontana PDF

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while Marco Fontana enters his friend’s spa on Pine, he doesn’t locate the peaceable retreat he anticipated. Brad, the masseur, is lacking. The spa is splattered with blood and a useless customer lies sprawled at the flooring. After an intensive seek turns up extra questions than solutions, Marco calls the police. They locate Brad’s physique a brief distance from the spa and sooner than lengthy Marco is aware that what seems to be an easy case of homicide is whatever yet. The police wish Marco off the case. despite the fact that, whilst the physique of a favored journalist is extra to the dying toll, Brad’s case will get sidelined. Marco refuse to permit his friend’s demise to be neglected and convinces an crushed younger police detective to deliver Marco into the quest for the killer. He reveals lots to maintain him busy. Abusive ex-boyfriends, stalker consumers, politicians, scheming businessmen, and jap eu mobsters swirl jointly in a perilous combine which unearths Marco in probably the most severe difficulty he’s encountered to date. existence at domestic doesn’t cease for Marco both. whereas he searches for Brad’s killer, Marco’s stripper troupe, StripGuyz, brings him head to head with a stripper’s abusive boyfriend and, with Jean-Claude, a brand new member of the troupe who innocently comes among Marco and Anton, frightening the delicate stability current among them.

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William M. Valtos's La Magdalena: A Theo Nikonos Mystery PDF

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A likelihood come upon with a mysterious younger nun, identified simply as l. a. Magdalena, turns Theo's holiday into an research that finds the little-known and mysterious international of early Christianity. a talk with a clergyman, who tells a narrative that's beautiful in its scope and heretical in its context, turns lethal. Theo realizes that there's an individual who will do something to avoid the revelation of who l. a. Magdalena quite is. And who she is will shatter the basis of the Christian world.

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