As more and more of the earth’s resources are removed from within, physical forces will be altered. Science is hard at work trying to find a way to prevent a catastrophe. Satellites and even people on the space station are studying the planets changing properties. Will people on the space station be the only humans to survive some great catastrophe? What will become of them and the future of the human species as we know it?
Jack Wright is a veteran detective with a tragic past, an uncertain future, and a passion for solving puzzles. As a member of the Toronto Police Service Hold-Up Squad, Jack is tired of always having to clean up after the fact. When the blueprints of a robbery that has yet to take place land on his desk, there's only one problem...he can't read a word of them. The details of the heist are contained on a computer hard drive, protected by an unbreakable security code, seized in an explosive police raid on a suspected gunrunner. Katherine Sharpe, beautiful, brilliant and ambitious, is the head of a cutting-edge computer research firm on the verge of introducing an earth-shattering technological ...
'My favourite American crime-writer' New York Herald Tribune Ivor Maddox has his hands more full than ever, with his wife Sue expecting a baby. To add to this, he also faces several of the most complex and frustrating cases of his career: the killing of a thirteen-year-old whose grief-stricken father takes the law into his own hands, and the shooting of a wealthy businessman, which sends Maddox digging into the past. Most extraordinary of all are the corpses that keep turning up under the floorboards of abandoned houses all over the country. And when the vital clue to the identity of the mass murderer turns up in Maddox's territory, it's up to him to solve one of the crimes of the century.
Sets out to reconstruct and analyze the rationality of Phineas Fletcher's use of figurality in The Purple Island (1633) - a poetic allegory of human anatomy. This book demonstrates that the analogies and metaphors of literary works share coherence and consistency with anatomy textbooks.