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PETER PAN MUST DIE

Dave Gurney, the most decorated homicide detective in the history of the NYPD, is pulled out of retirement once again when his former partner Jack Hardwick comes to him with a puzzling case. A real estate developer with outsize political ambitions has been murdered, shot by an assassin during his mother's funeral. The developer's unfaithful wife has been convicted and sentenced to life in prison--except Jack's convinced she's been framed, and he wants Dave to help him prove it. Gurney starts investigating, and soon uncovers a number of oddities in the prosecution's case. As he digs further, increasingly twisted revelations come to light, and before long his actions have placed him on a collision course with two very dangerous men: a murderous cop driven by rage, and the world's scariest hit man, a terrifying Greek assassin known in the underworld as "Peter Pan." But police corruption, political assassinations, and multiple murders are merely the deceptive surface. As Dave probes into...

Издательство: "Crown" (2014)

ISBN: 9780385348409

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Verdon

Verdon may refer to:

everal places in the United States

*Verdon Township in Minnesota
*Verdon Township in Nebraska
*Verdon in South Dakota

Name or part of the name of several communes in France

* Verdon, in the Dordogne "département"
* Verdon, in the Marne "département"
* Vinon-sur-Verdon, an old French town in the département of Var and in the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, on the left bank of the River Verdon near the Gorge de Verdon
* Le Verdon-sur-Mer, in the Gironde "département"

Other

* Verdon college, a co-educational Roman Catholic high school in Invercargill, New Zealand
* Verdon River, an approx. 175 km long river in south-eastern France, left tributary of the Durance
**Verdon Gorge (French: Gorges du Verdon or Grand canyon du Verdon), a river canyon in south-eastern France
* The Hispano-Suiza Verdon, a license-built version of the Rolls-Royce Tay (turbojet)

People

*Alliott Verdon Roe (1877–1958), pioneer British pilot and aircraft manufacturer, and founder in 1910 of the Avro company
*George Frederic Verdon (1834-1896), English-Australian politician and public figure
*Gwen Verdon (1925–2000), acclaimed Tony Award-winning American dancer and actress
*Jimmy Verdon (born 1981), defensive end in American Football
*Philip Verdon (1886-1960), British rower who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics

Источник: Verdon

John

John John (j[o^]n), n. [See {Johannes}.] A proper name of a man. [1913 Webster]

{John-apple}, a sort of apple ripe about St. John's Day. Same as {Apple-john}.

{John Bull}, an ideal personification of the typical characteristics of an Englishman, or of the English people.

{John Bullism}, English character. --W. Irving.

{John Doe} (Law), the name formerly given to the fictitious plaintiff in an action of ejectment. --Mozley & W.

{John Doree}, {John Dory}. [John (or F. jaune yellow) + Doree, Dory.] (Zo["o]l.) An oval, compressed, European food fish ({Zeus faber}). Its color is yellow and olive, with golden, silvery, and blue reflections. It has a round dark spot on each side. Called also {dory}, {doree}, and {St. Peter's fish}. [1913 Webster]

Источник: John

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