Downfall

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*INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER Detectives dig into the dark side of Toronto when a serial killer targets homeless people camped out near one of the city’s most exclusive enclaves in this latest crime thriller from bestselling author Robert Rotenberg. Exactly what is one person’s death worth? For decades, the Humber River Golf Course has been one of the city’s most elite clubs. All is perfect in this playground for the rich, until homeless people move into the pristine ravine nearby, and tensions mount between rich and poor and reach a head when two of the squatters are brutally murdered. The killings send shockwaves through the city, and suspicion immediately falls upon the members of the club. Protests by homeless groups and their supporters erupt. Suddenly the homelessness problem has caught the attention of the press, politicians, and the public. Ari Greene, now the head of the homicide squad, leaves behind his plush new office and, with his former protégé Daniel Kennicott in tow, returns to the streets to investigate. Meanwhile, Greene’s daughter, Alison, a dynamic young TV journalist, reports on the untold story of extreme poverty in Toronto. With all the attention focused on the murders, pressure is on Greene to find the killer—now. He calls on his old contacts and his well-honed instincts to pursue the killer and save the city and the people he loves. But then a third body is found. A riveting page-turner ringing with authenticity, Downfall is a scathing look at the growing disparity between rich and poor in Canada’s wealthiest city.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Robert Rotenberg
Publisher : Touchstone
Release : 2021-02-02
File : 336 Pages
ISBN : 9781476740607


Downfall

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Arizona sheriff Joanna Brady returns in this outstanding new mystery set in the beautiful desert country of the Southwest. With a baby on the way, sudden deaths in the family from which to recover, a re-election campaign looming, and a daughter heading off for college, Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady has her hands full when a puzzling new case hits her department, demanding every resource she has at her disposal. Two women have fallen to their deaths from a small nearby peak, referred to by Bisbee locals as Geronimo. What’s the connection between these two women? Is this a case of murder/suicide or is it a double homicide? And if someone else is responsible, is it possible that the perpetrator may, even now, be on the hunt for another victim?

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : J. A. Jance
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2016-09-06
File : 496 Pages
ISBN : 9780062297730


Downfall

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From prison cell to the political limelight, and back again, there is no doubt that Tommy Sheridan - tanned, handsome and armed with a soundbite for every occasion - was one of the most colourful figures in the drab, dusty world of party politics. Yet behind the charismatic exterior of the man who first came to public notice during the anti-Poll Tax movement and later led the Scottish Socialist Party to become a strong voice in the new Scottish parliament was a deeply flawed, manipulative individual whose own actions led to one of the most spectacular political downfalls in recent history. Written by his closest political associate for over twenty years, and based on a raft of documentary and eyewitness information, much of it appearing in print for the first time, this is the no-holds barred inside story of the rise and fall of one of the most fascinating figures in recent Scottish politics. Combining elements of tragedy, thriller and farce, it presents the stark, ugly truth behind Sheridan's victorious defamation action against the News of the World in 2006 and subsequent perjury trial in 2010, which contained some of the most dramatic courtroom scenes in Scottish legal history. Yet despite the lurid and sensationalist aspects of Sheridan's life and career, this is also a serious exploration of wider political and psychological themes which offers some salutary lessons at a time when public confidence in politicians has seldom been lower.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author by : Alan McCombes
Publisher : Birlinn
Release : 2011-06-16
File : 334 Pages
ISBN : 9780857900548


Hitler Downfall

Hitler Downfall

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A riveting account of the dictator’s final years, when he got the war he wanted but led his nation, the world, and himself to catastrophe—from the author of Hitler: Ascent “Skillfully conceived and utterly engrossing.” —The New York Times Book Review In the summer of 1939, Hitler was at the zenith of his power. Having consolidated political control in Germany, he was at the helm of a newly restored major world power, and now perfectly positioned to realize his lifelong ambition: to help the German people flourish and to exterminate those who stood in the way. Beginning a war allowed Hitler to take his ideological obsessions to unthinkable extremes, including the mass genocide of millions, which was conducted not only with the aid of the SS, but with the full knowledge of German leadership. Yet despite a series of stunning initial triumphs, Hitler’s fateful decision to invade the Soviet Union in 1941 turned the tide of the war in favor of the Allies. Now, Volker Ullrich, author of Hitler: Ascent 1889–1939, offers fascinating new insight into Hitler’s character and personality. He vividly portrays the insecurity, obsession with minutiae, and narcissistic penchant for gambling that led Hitler to overrule his subordinates and then blame them for his failures. When he ultimately realized the war was not winnable, Hitler embarked on the annihilation of Germany itself in order to punish the people who he believed had failed to hand him victory. A masterful and riveting account of a spectacular downfall, Ullrich’s rendering of Hitler’s final years is an essential addition to our understanding of the dictator and the course of the Second World War.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author by : Volker Ullrich
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2020-09-01
File : 848 Pages
ISBN : 9781101874011


Downfall

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Genre : World War, 1914-1918
Author by : Zalman Shneour
Publisher :
Release : 1944
File : 252 Pages
ISBN : UCAL:$B474063


Downfall

Downfall

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Genre :
Author by : Harold W. Brecht
Publisher :
Release : 1929
File : 342 Pages
ISBN : STANFORD:36105047908400


Downfall

Downfall

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The Toa must launch a final battle against the Barraki in order to retrieve the Mask of Life.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author by : Greg Farshtey
Publisher : Scholastic Paperbacks
Release : 2008
File : 120 Pages
ISBN : 0439890373


Ambulance And Downfall

Ambulance And Downfall

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A collection of two original plays by the innovative Gregory Motton. Both plays premiered at the Royal Court Theatre under the direction of Lindsay Posner.

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Genre : Drama
Author by : Gregory Motton
Publisher : Oberon Books
Release : 1997
File : 124 Pages
ISBN : IND:30000092419864


Downfall People

Downfall People

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Genre : Canadian fiction
Author by : Jo Anne Williams Bennett
Publisher :
Release : 1986
File : 316 Pages
ISBN : UOM:39015051322827


Upright Downfall

Upright Downfall

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A collection of poems on a variety of subjects by three contemporary English poets.

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Genre : Children's poetry, English.
Author by : Barbara Giles
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Release : 1983
File : 48 Pages
ISBN : UCAL:B3478006