The Charm School by Nelson DeMille

By Nelson DeMille

Nelson Richard DeMille (born August 23, 1943) is an American writer of mystery novels. His works comprise observe of Honor (made right into a 2003 television motion picture starring Don Johnson), The attraction institution, The Gold Coast, Plum Island, and The General's Daughter (made right into a 1999 motion picture starring John Travolta).
DeMille has additionally written less than the pen names Jack Cannon, Kurt Ladner, and Brad Matthews.

The attraction School

#1 ny instances bestselling writer, Nelson DeMille, gives you an explosive mystery of overseas intrigue and high-voltage political stress set in modern Russia.On a depressing street deep within Russia, a tender American vacationer selections up a most original passenger a U.S. POW at the run with a huge mystery to bare to an unsuspecting global. the key issues "The appeal School," an unlimited and outstanding KGB conspiracy that stands poised opposed to the very heartland of the USA. Arrayed by contrast renegade strength of the Soviet kingdom are 3 americans: an Air strength officer, who will fly one final covert challenge into the heart of a mad test; an embassy liaison, who could have her hopes for a saner superpower stability brutally proven; and the executive of the CIA's Moscow station, who will locate his difficult dance of future and dying achieving its devastating end.

Show description

Read Online or Download The Charm School PDF

Best suspense books

The Hit (Will Robie, Book 2)

From David Baldacci--#1 bestselling writer and one of many world's most well-liked, generally learn storytellers--comes the main exciting novel of the yr. THE HIT Will Robie is a grasp of killing. A hugely expert murderer, Robie is the fellow the U. S. executive calls directly to do away with the worst of the worst-enemies of the kingdom, monsters dedicated to harming untold numbers of blameless sufferers.

A Certain Justice (Abe Glitsky, Book 1)

Whilst the offended white mob poured out of the bar on San Francisco's Geary road and surrounded an blameless black guy, Kevin Shea was once the single one that attempted to prevent them. He failed, and now, due to a misleading information picture taken throughout the melee, he's sought after for the homicide himself-and the genuine culprits have threatened his existence if he says a be aware.

The Nosferatu Scroll (Chris Bronson, Book 4)

A race-against-time conspiracy mystery with a perilous twist from the bestselling writer of the 1st Apostle.

Bohemia, 1741: at the northern banks of the Vltava River, a unprecedented occasion is happening. inside of a personal chapel, a high-born Hungarian woman is being laid to leisure. yet now not earlier than her middle is faraway from her physique, and she or he is buried underneath a layer of heavy stones—lest she upward push back to prey upon her victims.

Venice, 2010: Holidaying within the world's most lovely urban, Chris Bronson and Angela Lewis find a desecrated tomb. inside of it's a lady skeleton and an arcane diary relationship again enormous quantities of years. Written in Latin, it references a scroll that may supply a solution to an old mystery. quickly corpses of younger women, all killed within the similar ritualistic demeanour, commence showing through the urban. And whilst Angela disappears, Bronson understands that he needs to locate her ahead of she too is slaughtered.

But Bronson's hunt for Angela leads him again to the Island of the useless, and right into a conspiracy extra lethal than he might ever have imagined.

Extra info for The Charm School

Sample text

My knowledge of the Civil War was sketchy, but I guessed it might have been Marston Moor. I added the latest waking dream to my notebook, still in a trance. The doctor was a dowsing rod, maybe, a channel for me to make contact with the boy. Alison’s curiosity about my trade was strong enough to provide an excuse for an excursion. I offered to take her out on a necessary but non-urgent trip to examine a couple of sites on behalf of the Bury St Edmunds amateur archaeology group. It was unpaid, so I’d been putting it off, and they were probably despairing of their chances of ever getting on Time Team.

I’d never got around to redecorating; I’d always felt I was camping out in that house. So I led Alison out to my shed, to give her an idea of my own taste. Alison’s eyes widened with pleasure when she saw my woodworking tools arrayed along one wall, and the chessboard hanging among them. “Joe, that’s marvellous,” she said. ” I nodded. The pieces were tucked away in a box, and I hesitated to bring them out. Instead I switched on the light boxes, to show off the bottles gleaming in their many hues around the other two walls.

What we probably have here is an older burial, could be Bronze Age, there may be pottery goods. ” “Ah, bones now, that’s a moot point. ” I considered this, looking at my hands. “It’s different. But there will be a dominant one, usually the metal if there’s any there; that’ll be the one I sense, and anything less definite like glass will be like a whiff of another scent that you can’t quite place. ” We moved on to another nearby site, on the same hilltop but in another field. I knew from the definite twitch of the rods that there was more than just disturbed earth below the flat surface.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.23 of 5 – based on 5 votes