Buried Secrets

A Nick Heller Novel

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Author: Joseph Finder

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781429987332

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Joseph Finder introduced Nick Heller, a "private spy" who finds out things powerful people want to keep hidden, to widespread acclaim from the critics and wild enthusiasm from the readers, in the New York Times bestselling novel Vanished. Now, in Buried Secrets, Nick Heller returns, finding himself in the middle of a life-or-death situation that's both high-profile and intensely personal. Nick has returned to his old home town of Boston to set up his own shop. There he's urgently summoned by an old family friend. Hedge fund titan Marshall Marcus desperately needs Nick's help. His teenaged daughter, Alexa, has just been kidnapped. Her abduction was clearly a sophisticated professional job, done with extraordinary precision. Alexa, whom Nick has known since she was young, is now buried alive, held prisoner in an underground crypt, a camera trained on her, her suffering streaming live over the internet. She's been left with a limited supply of food and water and, if her father doesn't meet the demands of her shadowy kidnappers, she'll die. And as Nick begins to probe, he discovers that all is not quite right with Marshall Marcus's business. He's being investigated by the FBI, he has a lot of shady investors, his fund is in danger and now he has a lot of powerful enemies who may have the motivation to go after Marcus's daughter. But to find out who's holding Alexa Marcus hostage, Nick has to find out why. Once he does, he uncovers an astonishing conspiracy that reaches far beyond anything he could have imagined. And if he's going to find Alexa in time, he will have to flush out and confront some of his deadliest opponents ever.

Buried Secrets

A True Story of Serial Murder

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Author: Edward Humes

Publisher: Diversion Books

ISBN: 1626812551

Category: True Crime

Page: 400

View: 9733

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist comes what PUBLISHERS WEEKLY called the “definitive study” of the grizzly mass killings in Matamoros, Mexico. In the 1980’s, Adolfo Constanzo, devotee of Santeria and powerful cult leader opened shop in Mexico City as a fortune teller. He soon realized that there were greater profits in drug money than the occult, and as his status grew in the drug trade, so too did his legendary brutality. Kidnappings, torture, and murder were three weapons in his arsenal that he used to keep a vice grip on the drug trade. Humes explores the intersections of the drug trade and politics in a way that still resonates today, also touching upon the religious elements that play into the iconic status of drug kingpins. After the ritual murder of Mark Kilroy, a student from America, Constanzo died in a shoot-out and many of his followers went to prison. This unflinching, unforgettable story is brought to vivid, terrifying life in “One of the best true-crime tales in recent time.” “The definitive book on the most despicable yet fascinating criminal of our time.” —Ann Rule, author of THE STRANGER BESIDE ME “Chilling... A masterful job.” —WASHINGTON POST “Intriguing... One of the best true-crime tales in recent time." —PUBLISHERS WEEKLY “A fascinating trip.... Humes has crafted a book that reaches beyond Constanzo's demented circle to explore the dimensions of modern superstition, its importance in the changing demographics of the Sun Belt and its appeal to criminals.” —LOS ANGELES TIMES “This book and its chilling revelations will never leave you.” —SAN DIEGO TRIBUNE “Terrific... a highly readable, authoritative account of a particularly gruesome chapter in border history.” —DALLAS MORNING NEWS “A chilling story of murder and religious mania... this book will be in demand. Recommended.” —LIBRARY JOURNAL “Dares to reveal the bungling and ego-driven machination of U.S. officials and their Mexican counterparts.” —MIAMI HERALD

Buried Secrets

Truth and Human Rights in Guatemala

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Author: Victoria Sanford

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 9781403960238

Category: History

Page: 313

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An expos of Guatemala's genocidal campaign against the Maya in the late 1970s and mid-1980s documents the massacres and displacements that took place as well as the experiences of Maya survivors seeking justice and healing.

Buried Secrets (Men of Valor Book #1)

A Novel

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Author: Irene Hannon

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 1441223045

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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After seven years as a Chicago homicide detective, Lisa Grant has hit a wall. Ready for a kinder, gentler life, she takes a job as a small-town police chief. But the discovery of a human skeleton by a construction crew at the edge of town taxes the resources of her department. A call for assistance brings detective Mac McGregor, an ex-Navy SEAL, to her doorstep. As they work to solve the mystery behind the unmarked grave, danger begins to shadow them. Someone doesn't want this dead person telling any tales--and will stop at nothing to make certain a life-shattering secret stays buried. Master storyteller Irene Hannon is back with an exciting new series featuring former special forces operatives now in the thick of the action in civilian life. Hannon is at the top of her game in this can't-put-it-down thriller that will have readers up until the wee hours devouring every page.

Buried Secrets

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Author: Carolyn Keene

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481414542

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

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Nancy investigates a thirty-year-old mystery involving the bizarre death of Mayor John Harrington.

Buried Secrets

Anecdotes of a Funeral Director

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Author: Harry Pope

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1785388215

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 108

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It’s likely that you think of the funeral industry as a sombre one, populated by serious, grey-faced individuals whose days are filled with nothing but sadness and grief… but you couldn’t be further from the truth, as Harry Pope reveals in this hilarious memoir of his time as a funeral director. Over the course of his career, Harry was involved in more than a few unusual incidents. In his early days, colleagues and eventually mourners broke into laughter as he somehow ended up sliding into a grave with the coffin coming to rest on top of him. Another day saw Harry get the fright of his life when he heard a knocking coming from the rear of the hearse, where no living person should have been. And as for the coffin that he just about prevented from being emptied onto the tarmac at Heathrow Airport… well, you’ll just have to buy the book! As well as these hilarious anecdotes, Harry introduces us to the hidden and often tragic world of the funeral arranger, with a look at his involvement in disasters such as the Piper Alpha oil rig, the Lockerbie bombing and the sinking of the Herald of Free Enterprise. With stories that will make you cry with tears of both sadness and laughter, this fascinating read is perfect for a wide and varied audience.

Buried Secrets

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Author: Leighann Dobbs

Publisher: Leighann Dobbs

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 230

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Even the ghosts have secrets in Dead Water .... For Celeste Blackmoore and her sisters, locating a hundred year old buried treasure in the gold mining ghost town of Dead Water sounds like an easy job ... until they find themselves facing threats from both sides of the grave. While dealing with a ghost who wants revenge, a sheriff who wants to lock them up and a thieving stranger who wants them out of town, the girls find themselves using their unique paranormal skills to investigate a century old secret that holds the key to the treasure. Throw in a hunky bartender, a shotgun toting old timer, a mysterious stranger from their past and, of course, their trusty cat Belladonna who always knows just where to look (if only the sisters would listen to her!) and the girls soon discover that looking for buried treasure can be deadly. In a town where no one, including the ghosts, are what they seem, can the girls find the treasure before they end up in grave danger?

Buried Secrets

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Author: Rachel J Good

Publisher: Charisma Media

ISBN: 1629989541

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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Overcome the past and any other obstacles that stand in the way of the future God has planned for you. Three years after the accident that almost claimed her life, Emma Esh has recovered physically but has no memory of the year before the accident. When she moves to a new community to help her sister Lydia and brother-in-law, Caleb, prepare for the birth of twins, she falls for their neighbor Samuel. But the twins’ premature birth, a visit from the Englischer Emma once dated, and the sudden return of her memory threaten Emma’s romance. After the secrets of her past are revealed, will love be able to overcome all obstacles?

Buried Secrets

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Author: Jonathan Ross

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1434393550

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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"Why Men Marry" is written to address multiple reasons for men embracing the institution of marriage. It is my opinion that many real-life motives are not discussed or simply written off as trivial. For example: a man may marry to find out if love really exists. The male becomes exasperated by revolving door relationships that simply demand more and more material expectations for continued involvement. Exploring personal motives for marriage can produce a lifetime of growth, accomplishment, and personal satisfaction to the individual who is willing to invest time and energy into future rewards. Marriage for convenience hinders the prospect of mutual satisfaction and the betterment of our society. Better marriages will bring a healthier society. It is my belief that reading concise episodes of individual lives will open a new world of discovery about yourself. If you can appreciate uncovering fifty reasons why men entertain marriage then "Why Men Marry" will be a book you will want to read and give to a friend for discussion. Each story can be quickly read to uncover the understanding of the male's mind for undertaking the mystery of marriage. The book is designed to be read while having morning coffee or enjoying a break at the office. Food for thought is what I used as a diet for this book. Are you hungry for new ideas about marriage?

Buried Secrets

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Author: Joseph Finder

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781250000361

Category: Fiction

Page: 496

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Hoping to set up his own spy operation in his Boston home town, Nick Heller is contacted by a desperate family friend to rescue his kidnapped daughter, whose terrifying incarceration in an underground crypt is being broadcast on the Internet.

Buried Secrets

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Author: Lisa Cutts

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1471153150

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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To most people, Detective Inspector Milton Bowman appears to have an ideal life. But some secrets aren’t buried deep enough. After a tragic car accident, and a shocking murder, DI Milton's colleagues have to start digging into every aspect of his life. Suspicion and disbelief creep into their lives as a web of deceit unfolds - the Bowman family, friends and even colleagues come under suspicion. No one is to be trusted. Nothing is as it appears. Authoritative and experienced, Lisa Cutts is the author of four police procedural novels, based on her nineteen years of policing work. Praise for Lisa Cutts: 'Brutal, harrowing and compelling, Mercy Killing deftly challenges everything you thought you knew about police investigations. Lisa Cutts has a unique voice: empathetic, observant, incisive. This is a book to devour and recommend; everyone should read it' - ELIZABETH HAYNES, author of Into the Darkest Corner ‘I SO enjoyed Mercy Killing. Taut. Tense. Insider knowledge leaps from every page’ - SIMON BOOKER, author of Without Trace

Buried Secrets

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Author: Margaret Daley

Publisher: Steeple Hill

ISBN: 1426807457

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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Hidden treasure? Fresh from her grandfather's funeral, Maggie Somers was shocked to fi nd his home—all she had left of him—ransacked. What wasn't so shocking was that a Collier stood among the wreckage. Maggie had grown up hearing all about the Collier clan—liars and thieves who couldn't be trusted. Yet Zach Collier asked Maggie to have faith in him, to put their feud and their families' to rest. His grandfather had also recently passed away. Zach was sure the man—like Maggie's grandfather—had been murdered for something hidden among his possessions. Something Zach and Maggie had to uncover before they became targets.

The Black Book of Buried Secrets

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Author: Mallory Kass,Inc. Scholastic,Rick Riordan

Publisher: Scholastic Press

ISBN: 9780545285049

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 184

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A guide to the characters and situations in "The 39 Clues" outlines the Cahills' secrets, including hidden facts, strategies, agents, lost founders, secret bases, and scandals, as well as information about all branches of the family.

Buried Secrets

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Author: Evelyn Vaughn

Publisher: Silhouette

ISBN: 9781426882579

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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HE TURNED HER QUIET LIFE UPSIDE DOWN Zack Lorenzo was a big-city P.I. specializing in the paranormal and hell-bent on unearthing secrets Josephine James had tried too hard to forget. As he focused intently on fighting an evil he couldn't identify, his chivalry was overbearing, his kisses maddening and his questions too dangerous.... Zack had promised to protect her, but Jo was no damsel in distress--she was the town sheriff! However, she was also a woman who'd been too afraid to face the past until this stranger walked into her life, took her into his arms and made her want to start living again....

Nick Heller: The Beginning, Books 1 & 2

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Author: Joseph Finder

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 1250174236

Category: Fiction

Page: 800

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New York Times bestselling author Joseph Finder brought private investigator and ex-Special Forces Nick Heller to life in a critically acclaimed series. Here is Nick Heller’s beginning, in a down-priced bundle of the first two thrillers. Vanished Lauren Heller and her husband are attacked in Georgetown, but when he disappears completely, she calls her brother-in-law—Nick Heller—to investigate. Thrown into a desperate chase, Nick digs up secrets about his estranged brother and finds himself pitted against Washington’s most influential forces to protect his family. Buried Secrets Approached by an old friend whose daughter has been abducted, Nick lands in the middle of a life-or-death situation that’s both high-profile and intensely personal—and uncovering a conspiracy that reaches up to the highest levels of government.

Infinite Deceptions

Buried Secrets

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Author: Umbert Greco

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1418438200

Category: Fiction

Page: 184

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No sweeping epics here, these collected poems are essentially lyrical vignettes, mood-evocations drawn from experience, imagination, and an introspective sifting through the human contentions and passions. Melancholic in tone (even the few comic pieces spring from irony) the book's motifs bypass the transient social and political issues, pursuing the ineffable, beauty's elusive order, the flickering lights in the darkness of life's angst. The four-part, sub-titled, format takes the basic themes through their separate perspectives, and the attentive reader will find several if subtle threads, echoes, in the book's construction, supporting a sense of progression and closure.

Buried Secrets

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Author: Anne Barbour

Publisher: Belgrave House

ISBN: 1610840518

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Christopher Culver, the Earl of Cordray, had not found one interesting woman at London ton gatherings, but he was intrigued by the midnight rides of Miss Gillian Tate. This spinster daughter of his reclusive estate tenant had secrets tucked in her satchel and a fierce independence which could ensnare even a dashing rake. Regency Romance by Anne Barbour; originally published by Signet

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Author: Rod McKeough

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 1452509778

Category: Fiction

Page: 248

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On a steamy summer day in 1964, sixteen-year-old Guy Harmon is drawn into a situation more dangerous than even his youthful imagination could have devised. Life in Roxborough, his rural Australian hometown, has never been this mysterious or confusing-or exciting. On the outskirts of town, he meets Amy, the girl of his dreams, along with her mother, Ruth. Smitt en as only a teen can be, he doesn't pick up a few warning signs. Guy has no way to know that this budding love story will end poorly for all involved. Soon, he is ensnared in a web of violence and lies, and his life spins out of control. Th e summer becomes a torturous endurance race as a man is murdered and the killers recruit Guy to help dispose of the body. One of his friends, an innocent witness to the murder, wonders if he is safe. What's more, Amy and Ruth turn out to be not as trustworthy as he thought they'd be. Now an adult, Guy returns to Roxborough to say goodbye to a dear childhood friend who has died suddenly. The past and the present swirl together as Guy struggles desperately to make sense of those senseless summer days of sixty-four.

Buried Secrets

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Author: Brynn Paulin

Publisher: Supernova Indie Publishing Services LLC

ISBN: 1623441846

Category: Fiction

Page: 149

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I know who you are! Someone knows about Ellery’s past and they want her to pay. Star of the hit TV show, Engagements, Ellery is racing toward a happily ever after and a life outside the spotlight with her co-star, Gray. The future looks bright. That is until threatening messages steal away everything she’s spent years building. With the cameras still rolling, it’s time to say goodbye to everything. There will be no wedding, no happily ever after, and no Gray, or someone will make sure he dies. For his safety, Ellery walks away, but he’s not letting go without a fight—a fight that could be to the death.

Buried Secrets

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Author: A. Y. Stratton

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press Inc

ISBN: 1628300132

Category: Fiction

Page: 338

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Luck brings them together--bad luck could be the death of them. On a frigid Milwaukee night, professional fundraiser Kate Harvey sneaks into an attorney's house hoping to rescue documents for her grandmother. Attorney Nathan Crosby sneaks into the same house trying to collect evidence of the lawyer's dirty dealings. Neither expects to land in the midst of a vendetta. But when they stumble over a dead body, they know there's more going on than either could have imagined. Racing to solve the mystery of long-past misdeeds, Nathan and Kate soon realize that criminals aren't their only danger. Kate's never met a man who attracts her more than Nathan. Nathan can't think straight with brave, beautiful Kate around. But the cost of getting involved might just be their lives...