Blood on Snow: A novel

By Jo Nesbø

From the the world over acclaimed writer of the Harry gap novels—a speedy, tight, darkly lyrical stand-alone novel that has at its middle the superbly sympathetic antihero: an Oslo agreement killer who attracts us into an unforeseen meditation on loss of life and love.

This is the tale of Olav: a very proficient “fixer” for one in all Oslo’s strongest crime bosses. yet Olav is usually an surprisingly advanced fixer. He has a skill for romance that's as far-reaching as is his reward for homicide. he's our hassle-free, calm-in-the-face-of-crisis narrator with a storyteller’s hypnotic knack for delusion. He has an “innate expertise for subordination” yet operating via his veins is a “virus” born of the ability over existence and dying. And whereas his newest task places him on the top of his alternate, it can be mutating into his maximum mistake. . . .

From the Hardcover edition.

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Learning Curve: A Novel of Silicon Valley (Silicon Valley Quartet) (Volume 1)

Get an within view of the breathless, winner-take-all international of excessive technology—Silicon Valley style—in this fast paced company mystery. Veteran businessman Dan Crowen is ultimately passed the reins of a big, profitable tech company, Validator software program — in basic terms to be ordered via its eccentric proprietor, Cosmo Validator, to take a step which could break the corporate.

Young entrepreneur Alison Prue is on the helm of Validator’s upstart rival, eTernity. whilst the enterprise capitalists investment eTernity come to a decision it’s time to take the the recent younger startup public and cross head-to-head opposed to Validator, either Alison and Dan are stuck up in a world tsunami of high-tech conspiracies.

Nothing’s because it turns out during this high-stakes online game of cat and mouse that would hold you guessing the complete approach via.

“Respected Silicon Valley journalist Mike Malone has grew to become his scalpel-like perceptions right into a novel. The chase scenes are extra cerebral than actual because the reader careens throughout the boardrooms and bedrooms of that valley and its south-of-Market start-ups in San Francisco. all of it earrings real. i discovered the e-book either enjoyable and fascinating” — Tom Perkins, mythical Silicon Valley enterprise capitalist and writer of Valley Boy

“Mike Malone captures the drama and the romance of Silicon Valley as simply he may. His characters, whereas fictional, consider as though they walked correct out of Sand Hill street. In Cosmo Validator, specifically, he has created an iconic Valley character.” — Jeff Skoll, eBay founding president; chairman of player Media

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Blacklight Blue (The Enzo Files, Book 3)

By Peter May

Enzo MacLeod, a Scot educating on a college at Cahors in southwest France, optimistically guess that he may use his services to crack seven infamous murders defined in a e-book on chilly circumstances through Parisian journalist Roger Raffin. Enzo has actually solved the 1st crimes.

But the 3rd is much from his brain straight away: he's simply been clinically determined with a terminal sickness, and he's develop into the sufferer of somebody who turns out reason on destroying his credits and his relationships - and getting him arrested for homicide. this can be one example the place his Scottish stubbornness may well pay off.

Having validated a secure condominium to guard his household, besieged now because it have been, he units to paintings. Are his own woes one way or the other hooked up to the digging he's performed into the brutal homicide of a hire boy in a Paris house 16 years in the past, as Raffin has defined? What extra remnants of facts can he assessment - and will he remain alive lengthy sufficient to seize the long-hidden killer? this is often the 3rd installment within the Enzo MacLeod sequence.

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Die Trying (Jack Reacher)

By Lee Child

Jack Reacher unearths himself in undesirable corporation within the moment novel in Lee Child’s New York Times bestselling series.

When a lady is abducted off a Chicago highway in extensive sunlight, Jack Reacher’s within the fallacious position on the flawed time. He’s abducted along with her. Chained jointly and racing throughout the USA towards an unknown vacation spot, they’re on the mercy of a gaggle of guys difficult an most unlikely ransom. simply because Reacher’s woman better half is worthy greater than he imagines. Now he has to avoid wasting them both—from the interior out—or die making an attempt…

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Immortal (Ethan Warner/Nicola Lopez)

By Dean Crawford

Whereas conducting an post-mortem on a physique lately introduced right into a morgue in Santa Fe, county coroner Alexis Cruz makes a stunning discovery. Lodged within the lifeless man's femur is a musket ball which, carbon courting unearths, used to be fired a few two hundred years previous within the American Civil warfare. yet prior to she will be able to notify the experts, Alexis disappears.

The DIA name in Ethan Warner and his accomplice, Nicola Lopez, to discover the lacking coroner. however the nearer they arrive to unlocking the terrifying fact, the closer they unknowingly convey a warped and unsafe person to reaching a catastrophic aim.

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Night of the Wendigo

By William Meikle

400 years in the past a Scottish shipment send fell prey to a Wendigo at an early cost at the Hudson River. Now a group of archaeologists have exposed the boat, and set free the evil. quickly ny is hit via an ice typhoon like no different. in addition to the wind and ice, there's something else relocating within the typhoon. Blue, chilly issues, with razor sharp enamel.

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The Mayan Resurrection (Mayan Trilogy, Book 2)

By Steve Alten

US name: Resurrection - sequence is additionally often called "Domain Trilogy" after US identify for e-book One

After sacrificing himself to maintain the human race, Michael Gabriel is imprisoned in a torturous, purgatory-like measurement within the Mayan netherworld. The Mayan prophecy states that the Hero Twins - Michael's sons Jacob and Immanuel, born to his spouse Dominique the yr after his entrapment - needs to go back and forth to the Mayan realm of their 20th yr to loose and resurrect him. but it additionally heeds a caution. Born a similar day because the twins is a gloomy strength that threatens their future. This, The Abomination - the feminine yin to their yang - represents evil in its purest shape, and won't yield till they succumb to its temptation.

Review
'With the storytelling sensibilities of Crichton and Cussler, Alten certain is aware how one can write a thriller' -Kevin J. Anderson.

About the Author
Steve Alten is the recent York instances bestselling writer of Meg: a singular of Deep Terror and The Mayan Prophecy. He lives along with his relations in Boca Raton, Florida.

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Down to the Wire

By David Rosenfelt

A reporter for the Bergen information, Chris Turley might by no means degree as much as his father. Edward Turley, a mixture of Bob Woodward and Ernie Pyle, was once one of many final nice investigative newshounds and a tricky guy to provoke. whereas caught protecting press meetings and city corridor conferences, Chris, his father's legend in brain, has constantly dreamed of his personal Pulitzer, notwithstanding not likely it seems.

Then in the future whereas he's ready to satisfy a resource, an incredible explosion takes out 1/2 an workplace development round the corner. stunned into motion, Chris saves 5 humans from the burning development. His firsthand account within the subsequent day's paper makes him a hero and a celebrity.

And that's now not all. The source's subsequent tip can provide a moment headline-grabber of a narrative for Chris, and unexpectedly his profession is calling much more like his dad's. yet then it sort of feels this nameless resource has had a plan for Chris all alongside, and his success for being within the correct position on the correct time isn't a accident in any respect. What gave the impression of a reporter's dream fast turns into an inescapable nightmare.

Down to the twine, David Rosenfelt's stunning new mystery approximately a standard guy who will get precisely what he's continually sought after at a value he can by no means pay, is an extreme thrill trip that would have readers racing during the pages correct as much as the top.

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Point of Impact (Bob Lee Swagger)

By Stephen Hunter

He was once one the simplest Marine snipers in Vietnam. at the present time, two decades later, disgruntled hero of an unheroic warfare, all Bob Lee Swagger desires to be left on my own and to depart the killing behind.

But with consummate mental ability, a shadowy army association seduces Bob into leaving his cherished Arkansas hills for one final challenge for his state, unaware till too past due that the sport is rigged.

The assassination plot is performed to perfection—until Bob Lee Swagger, alleged lone gunman, comes out of the operation alive, the objective of a national manhunt, his merely allies a girl he simply met and a discredited FBI agent.

Now Bob Lee Swagger is at the run, utilizing his deadly talents as soon as more—but this time to trace down the lads who set him up and to wreck a gloomy conspiracy aimed toward the very center of the USA.

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The Identity Man

By Andrew Klavan

An Otto Penzler Book

John Shannon is a petty thief at the run. A three-time loser framed for a homicide he didn’t devote, he understands the police officers are remaining in on him and that he’s dealing with existence in prison—or loss of life by means of deadly injection. Then, as though out of nowhere, a strange textual content message attracts him to a gathering in the dead of night of evening. A foreigner who calls himself the id guy deals Shannon a huge probability to begin back: a brand new face, a brand new domestic, a brand new beginning.

Soon, to his amazement, Shannon unearths himself residing a existence he by no means dreamed attainable. In a ruined urban that's attempting to rebuild, he unearths paintings as a wood worker and a wooden carver. He meets the gorgeous Teresa gray and for the 1st time falls in love with this sort of girl who can make him a greater man.

It turns out too sturdy to be true—and it truly is. simply as Shannon feels nearby of redemption, all hell breaks unfastened. It seems this ruined urban is crawling with corruption. There are crooked politicians, gangsters, soiled law enforcement officials everywhere—and, for a few cause he doesn’t comprehend, them all appear to wish Shannon dead.

John Shannon has run out of moment percentages, and now he’s working out of time. relocating during the darkness within the burnt-out shambles of a grimy city, he’s received to ferret out the key of his new life—and fast—if he desires to be left with any existence at all.

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