The Cairo Affair: A Novel

By Olen Steinhauer

Three gamers. One urban. an entire global of political video games during which allegiances are by no means transparent, and results are by no means guaranteed...

Sophie Kohl confesses to her husband, a mid-level American diplomat in Hungary, that she had an affair whereas they have been in Cairo. mins later, he's shot and killed.

Stan Bertolli, a Cairo-based CIA agent, has fielded his percentage of dead night calls. yet his center skips a beat while, this time, he hears the voice of the single lady he ever really enjoyed ask why her husband has been assassinated.

Omar Halawi has labored in Egyptian intelligence for years, and he is familiar with tips to play the sport. however the homicide of a diplomat in Hungary has ripples all of the technique to Cairo, and Omar needs to persist with the fallout anyplace it leads...

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"ELABORATE, SOPHISTICATED."-THE big apple occasions

"STUNNING."-BOOKLIST (STARRED evaluate, A top publication OF THE YEAR)


"DAMNED GOOD."-SEATTLE occasions

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Pietr the Latvian (Penguin Classics: Inspector Maigret)

By Georges Simenon

The 1st novel which seemed in Georges Simenon's well-known Maigret sequence, in a gripping new translation via David Bellos.

'Inevitably Maigret was once a opposed presence within the Majestic. He constituted a type of overseas physique that the hotel's surroundings couldn't assimilate. now not that he appeared like a comic strip policeman. He did not have a moustache and he did not put on heavy boots. His outfits have been good lower and made up of particularly gentle worsted. He shaved on a daily basis and taken care of his fingers. yet his body used to be proletarian. He used to be a massive, bony guy. His company muscle groups stuffed out his jacket and fast pulled all his trousers out of form. He had a manner of implementing himself simply by status there. His assertive presence had usually irked lots of his personal colleagues.'

In Simenon's first novel that includes Maigret, the laconic detective is taken from dirty bars to luxurious motels as he strains the real identification of Pietr the Latvian.

Penguin is publishing the full sequence of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been released in prior translations as The Case of Peter the Lett and Maigret and the Enigmatic Lett.

'Compelling, remorseless, brilliant.' - John Gray

'One of the best writers of the 20 th century . . . Simenon used to be unrivaled at making us glance within, notwithstanding the power was once masked by way of his brilliance at soaking up us obsessively in his stories.' - The Guardian

'A superb author . . . unforgettable vividness.' - The self reliant

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The Aisha Prophecy

By John R. Maxim

Elizabeth Stride, the infamous Black Angel, had was hoping to dwell quietly finally; not more killing, not more being hunted. She now had a relations to think about. She had 4 younger ladies whom she'd sworn to guard. specially Aisha, attractive Aisha, whom she'd come to consider as a daughter. upload to this a combined blessing; Martin Kessler was once again together with her. for 2 years, he'd allowed her to imagine he was once lifeless. He had his purposes, yet, nonetheless, she stumbled on it difficult to forgive him. She could test very challenging to not permit herself love him. a great guy, real, yet virtually gleefully reckless and each bit as deadly as she was once.
All appeared good until eventually the prophecy seemed; it was once far and wide; in each language; everywhere in the web. It foretold the arriving, now, this present day, of what a few referred to as a Muslim Joan of Arc. Aisha, the youngest spouse of Mohammed, have been reborn, "to exhibit males how that they had fallen into error." A fiery angel had include her, to lead and guard her.
Aisha and Qaila. Aisha and the Black Angel. She couldn't recognize that a few had already determined that the 2 will be one and a similar. It was once heresy, they stated. they have to be discovered. they have to be killed. All this speak of the prophecy may die with them.
"Maxim, who's been writing top-grade thrillers for greater than 20 years, remains to be one of many form's most sensible stored secrets."
-Publishers Weekly
"Top drawer entertainment."
-Kirkus reports
"Maxim constructs a posh plot, juggles various characters, and pulls all of it off with a cinematic breathless pace."
-Library magazine
"Maxim's super-smart novels easily can't be placed down."
-Booklist

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Morning Star: Book III of The Red Rising Trilogy

By Pierce Brown

#1 NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • Red Rising delighted readers and introduced the presence of a skilled new writer. Golden Son changed the sport and took the tale of Darrow to the following point. Now comes the exhilarating end to the pink emerging Trilogy: Morning Star.

Darrow could have lived in peace, yet his enemies introduced him struggle. The Gold overlords demanded his obedience, hanged his spouse, and enslaved his humans. yet Darrow is decided to struggle again. Risking every thing to rework himself and breach Gold society, Darrow has battled to outlive the cutthroat rivalries that breed Society’s mightiest warriors, climbed the ranks, and waited patiently to unharness the revolution that would tear the hierarchy except within.
 
ultimately, the time has come.
 
yet devotion to honor and starvation for vengeance run deep on each side. Darrow and his comrades-in-arms face strong enemies with no scruple or mercy. between them are a few Darrow as soon as thought of neighbors. To win, Darrow might want to motivate these shackled in darkness to wreck their chains, unmake the area their merciless masters have equipped, and declare a future too lengthy denied—and too wonderful to surrender.

Praise for Morning Star
 
“You may well name [Pierce] Brown technological know-how fiction’s best-kept mystery. In Morning Star, the trilogy’s devastating and encouraging ultimate bankruptcy, . . . he flirts with quantity, oscillating among thundering area escapes and hushed, annoying parleys among competitors, the place the cinematic discussion oozes such specificity and suspense you may virtually listen a pin drop among pages. His success is in growing an uncomfortably universal international of flaw, worry, and promise.”Entertainment Weekly
 
“There is no one writing at the present time who does shameless, Michael Bay–style motion set items the best way Brown does. The conflict scenes are kinetic, bloody, breathless, loopy. every thing is on fireplace all of the time.”—NPR
 
Morning famous person is this trilogy’s Return of the Jedi. . . . The impactful battles that make up so much of Morning celebrity are rattling close to operatic. . . . It completely satisfies.”Tor.com
 
“Excellent . . . Brown’s shiny, first-person prose places the reader correct on the leading edge of impassioned speeches, damaged households, and interesting conflict scenes . . . as this interstellar civil battle involves a so much pleasant conclusion.”Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“A page-turning epic jam-packed with twists and turns . . . the belief to Brown’s saga is just stellar.”Booklist (starred review)

“Multilayered and seething with characters who exist in a shadow global among background and fable, a lot as in Frank Herbert’s Dune . . . an formidable and pleasing end to a enormous saga.”Kirkus Reviews

From the Hardcover edition.

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Gone Missing: A Thriller (Kate Burkholder)

By Linda Castillo

Linda Castillo's bestselling sequence has been referred to as "gripping" [People] and "impossible to place down" [Bookpage] and the "teeth chattering suspense" [USA Today] keeps with long past MISSING―a deeply chilling novel a couple of ceremony of passage long gone horribly wrong.

Rumspringa is the time while Amish kids are allowed to adventure existence with no the foundations. it is an exhilarating time of private discovery and development prior to committing to the church. but if a tender teenager disappears and not using a hint, the carefree enjoyable involves an abrupt and sinister finish, and worry spreads during the neighborhood like a contagion.

A lacking baby is a nightmare to all mom and dad, and not extra so than within the Amish neighborhood, the place kinfolk ties run deep. whilst the hunt for the presumed runaway turns up a useless physique, the case speedy turns into a homicide research. And leader of Police Kate Burkholder is aware that during order to resolve this situation she is going to need to name upon every thing she has to provide not just as a cop, yet as a girl whose personal Amish roots run deep.

Kate and country agent, John Tomasetti, delve into the lives of the lacking youngster and notice hyperlinks to chilly circumstances that can return years. yet will Kate piece jointly all of the components of this sinister puzzle in time to avoid wasting the lacking youngster and the Amish group from a devastating destiny? Or will she locate herself locked in a struggle to the loss of life with a cruel killer?

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The Infinite Library

Book 1: The endless Library

stick to Alberto Gimaldi, code-cracker and bibliophile, as he unravels the secret of an enormous library and discovers the treachery of the librarian Castellemare. what's the hidden plot of the library, and the way will this most unlikely position set into movement a catastrophic narrative by way of the crafty textual manipulation of unwitting brokers within the genuine global? what's the buried and mystery connection among all textual content and all existence? a singular of darkish secret, infinity, and a compelling tale for all those that love books and book-related enigmas. Codes, ciphers, and the sinister look ahead to those that might set foot contained in the limitless Library. this can be the 1st e-book of the trilogy.

Also available:
Book 2: The endless Atrocity
Book three: The endless Grey

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State Of Emergency (E-Force, Book 1)

By Sam Fisher

The E-Force crew involves six talented, super-fit, hugely proficient people who practice expert rescue missions in instances of world emergency. yet they'll have to draw on all in their super-skills for his or her first venture - to save lots of the lifetime of US Senator Kyle Foreman, an ecological baby-kisser who has taken the area by way of typhoon.

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The Final Chamber

By Cynthia Mercer Tottleben

Even though she didn’t understand how her tale might finish, she knew it wouldn’t finish good. For anyone.

She has vowed to be an excellent mom. To honor, love, and lift her followed daughter in a house that grants to be a sanctuary and provide her security after years of abuse and horrendous overlook. yet to her daughter, Jessie, the affection is strange and frightening.

domestic turns into a strive against quarter, the partitions painted with the white rage and relentless barrage of hatred Jessie unleashes. Her mental difficulties fester for years, growing to be extra violent, inflicting the kinfolk to slowly get to the bottom of. whilst Jessie kills the loved family members cat, she triggers such terror that nobody in her wake will ever be the same.

in particular mother, who's decided to do the perfect factor and shield all people concerned. From Jessie. From herself. From the folks who brought on them either lots pain.

no matter if she has to do it one bullet at a time.

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Goodbye Mickey Mouse

By Len Deighton

In so long Mickey Mouse Len Deighton has written his most sensible novel but: a super, multi-dimensional photo of what it truly is to be at battle… and what it was once to be in love within the England of 1944.

Goodbye Mickey Mouse is Deighton’s fourteenth novel and a brilliant evocation of wartime England, the tale of a bunch of yank fighter pilots flying escort missions over Germany within the iciness of 1943-4.

At the centre of the radical are younger males: the deeply reserved Captain Jamie Farebrother, estranged son of a deskbound colonel, and the cocky Lieutenant Mickey Morse, good on his technique to changing into America’s no 1 Flying Ace. Alike basically of their braveness, they forge a bond of friendship in conflict with far-reaching outcomes for themselves, and for the way forward for these they love.

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The Girl Who Disappeared Twice (Forensic Instincts)

By Andrea Kane

Despite all her years picking the fates of households, pass judgement on wish Willis could not store her personal. Her daughter taken, she's frantically greedy at any desire for Krissy's go back. Her husband dead-set opposed to it, wish calls a workforce now not sure by means of the felony system.

Forensic Instincts: a behaviorist. A techno-wizard. An intuitive. An ex-Navy SEAL. Unconventional operatives. All with designated abilities and private purposes for becoming a member of Casey Woods's workforce, they're going to do no matter what it takes.

Able to correctly learn humans after the briefest of encounters, Casey selections up within the Willis loved ones symptoms of a apprehensive wife, a responsible moral sense, a nanny that hides on her telephone. secrets and techniques beg to creep into the open.

Forensic Instincts will dig via each one tiny clue and cast off the litter, operating round the clock. yet time is operating out, and Casey's workforce understands that the variation among getting Krissy again and her disappearing endlessly might be as small as a suspect's fast respiring, or as deep as Hope's darkish relations history.

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