The Tin Collectors/The Viking Funeral (A Shane Scully Novel)

by Stephen J. Cannell

Publisher: St. Martin"s Griffin

Written in English
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  • Mystery And Suspense Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural,
  • Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled,
  • California,
  • Los Angeles,
  • Police,
  • Police corruption,
  • Scully, Shane (Fictitious character)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages800
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Open LibraryOL9698752M
ISBN 100312353847
ISBN 109780312353841
OCLC/WorldCa63637069

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The Tin Collectors; The Viking Funeral (Two Books for the Price of One: Shane Scully Novels) Paperback – October 1, by Stephen J. Cannell (Author)/5(4).

It's two Shane Scully novels in one from bestselling author Stephen J. Cannell: The Tin Collectors and Viking Funeral If Detective Shane Scully's best friend, Jody Dean, committed suicide three years ago, then who did Shane just see for one fleeting moment on the Ventura Freeway.

He's convinced it was his former colleague. It's two Shane Scully novels in one from bestselling author Stephen J. Cannell: The Tin Collectors and Viking Funeral. If Detective Shane Scully's best friend, Jody Dean, committed suicide three years ago, then who did Shane just see for one fleeting moment on the Ventura Freeway.

He's convinced it was his former Edition: First Edition. The Tin Collectors / The Viking Funeral book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. If Detective Shane Scully's best friend, Jod /5. Buy this book Readers willing to check their disbelief at the door will enjoy this latest over-the-top thriller by Cannell (The Tin Collectors).

It's been three years since LAPD cop Shane Scully's. The tin collectors ; The Viking funeral. [Stephen J Cannell] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Stephen J Cannell.

Find more information about:. `The Viking Funeral', while studded with as much action as The Tin Collectors, takes us into the darker side of Shane's loneliness as he questions his own humanity. Driving down the Los Angeles freeway, Sergeant Shane Scully sees the impossible, his dead friend Jody driving through the traffic.

THE VIKING FUNERAL is the second book in the Shane Scully Series, and while it is the first book I have ever read by Cannell, it will not be the last. The story is pretty straight-forward.

We have LAPD Officer Shane Scully. A single father. He is in dating Alexa, also an officer with LAPD. And the relationship is pretty serious/5.

The Viking Funeral By Stephen J. Cannell - FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Tin Collectors / The Viking Funeral (R) Reviews from FictionDB Reviews: ADD A REVIEW Sign In to Review This Book.

GENRE. View the Complete Stephen J. Cannell Book List. The Tin Collectors – this is the first story in the series of Shane Scully, and it centers around the internal affairs cops looking into Scully because he killed his partner. Buy a cheap copy of The Tin Collectors / The Viking Funeral book by Stephen J.

Cannell. If Detective Shane Scully's best friend, Jody Dean, committed suicide three years ago, then who did Shane just see for one fleeting moment on the Ventura Free shipping over $ Full of the high-wire suspense and wonderful characters that made The Tin Collectors a bestseller, The Viking Funeral brings Shane Scully back into action, pitting him against his closest childhood friend, and endangering the life of the woman he loves.

© Stephen J. Cannell (P) Brilliance Audio, Inc. Calling themselves the Vikings, they are LAPD's worst nightmare: dangerous rogue cops who know how the system works. Full of the high-wire suspense and wonderful characters that made The Tin Collectors a bestseller, The Viking Funeral brings Shane Scully back into action, pitting him against his closest childhood friend, and endangering the.

I read the Tin Collectors but couldn't get myself to read the companion book, the Viking Funeral. I want less personal issues and more mystery in my mysteries, if you know what I mean. The hero seemed oblivious to the type of people he associated with. Not my cup of tea/5.

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The Plan () Final Victim () King Con () Riding the Snake () The Devil's Workshop (). A fabulous page turner with emotional ups and downs. Love this book. Avz, 03/09/ Another great book I loved this book as his others. Couldn't put it down.

More Books by Stephen J. Cannell See All. Cold Hit. Vertical Coffin. White Sister. Three Shirt Deal. On the Grind. The Tin Collectors/The Viking Funeral /5(59). One account of a Viking funeral exists from a tenth-century Arab Muslim named Ahmad ibn Fadlan.

The account is disputed by some scholars but most believe that the events happened. According to Fadlan, the dead chieftain was laid in a temporary grave for 10 days, along with grape juice to ferment for the funeral, to allow time for new clothes to.

The Viking funeral. [Stephen J Cannell] -- "Driving along the freeway, Shane Scully glances over and sees Jody Dean, his oldest friend and LAPD colleague, at the wheel of an adjacent car.

Why is. Funeral Pyres The Funeral Pyre was a crucial element in Viking ceremonies because of their staunch belief in the need for cremations before either a land or sea burial.

Cremation was a necessity because of the Viking belief that the smoke would carry their dead to. A Detailed Account of a Viking Funeral. Lastly, a few words may be said about Ahmad Ibn Fadlan’s famous description of a Viking Fadlan was a 10 th century Arab who was part of the embassy sent by the Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad to Volga Bulgaria (in modern day Russia).

A detailed account of the Volga Vikings, including the funeral of a chieftain, may be found in Ibn. Mary Doria Russell, Author Villard Books $23 (0p) ISBN Secondly, what people think of as a traditional Nordic Viking rites funeral, where the burning corpse is sent floating out to sea is a myth mainly created in books and by Hollywood.

“Stephen J. Cannell’s The Viking Funeral is the sort of fast and furious read you might expect from one of television’s most successful and innovative writer-producers.” The Los Angeles Times “Solid plotting with nail-biting suspense and multiple surprises keep the reader guessing and sweating right up to the cinematic ending.”.

I built a big cardboard Viking ship, put some big numbers in it, and set it on fire. Some friends of mine made a video about it, and it got shared on a bunch of places online. Pretty soon I started getting emails from people all over the place, saying “Hey man, your Viking funeral inspired me to let go of some stuff from my own past.

In Junean article from entertainment web site Nevada County Scooper (also called NC Scooper) about a family holding a viking funeral on a. Some folks think a Viking funeral would be a cool way to send off a loved one.

This idealized grand gesture is totally influenced by films churned out by Hollywood studios. The way the movies portray it, Vikings dispatched their honored dead by laying the body on a. A Viking funeral could be a considerable expense, but the barrow and the grave goods were not considered to have been wasted.

In addition to being a homage to the deceased, the barrow remained as a monument to the social position of the descendants. Especially powerful Norse clans could demonstrate their position through monumental grave fields. Most Vikings were sent to the afterlife in one of two ways—cremation or burial.

Cremation (often upon a funeral pyre) was particularly common among the earliest Vikings. Final scene and closing credits from The Vikings by Richard Fleischer () Título brasileiro: Vikings, Os Conquistadores.

Books This article is more than 14 years old. What they're worth: the top list in full =63) On The Road by Jack Kerouac (Viking, ) £7,+ =63) Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming. Book Accessories Children's Books Art & Photography Books There are 55 viking funeral for sale on Etsy, and they cost $ on average.

The most common viking funeral material is stretched canvas. The most popular color? You guessed it.A man, having fallen in love with the wrong woman, is sent by the sultan himself on a diplomatic mission to a distant land as an ambassador.

Stopping at a Viking village port to restock on supplies, he finds himself unwittingly embroiled in a quest to banish a mysterious threat in a distant Viking land.The Vikings is a epic historical fiction swashbuckling film directed by Richard Fleischer and filmed in was produced by Jerry Bresler and stars Kirk is based on the novel The Viking by Edison Marshall, which in turn is based on material from the sagas of Ragnar Lodbrok and his starring roles were taken by then husband-and-wife Tony Curtis and.