Dark Lady

By Richard North Patterson

As soon as the prosecutor used to be a tender legislation scholar. as soon as the useless guy used to be a decent attorney. Now Stella Marz stares on the physique of her former lover, striking from a doorway in a grotesque tableau.

For Stella Marz, the quest for Jack Novak's killer leads into one other strange murder case, again via her personal earlier and during the town the place she used to be born and the place now--a stable Catholic lady became occupation woman--she is in quandary. someplace during this urban a hidden alliance of huge cash, significant plans, and darkish secrets and techniques is fueling a good American revival. And one way or the other Stella Marz will deliver the darkness into the light--no topic what it unearths, irrespective of who it destroys. . . .

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Private Vegas

By James Patterson

Las Vegas is a urban of contradictions: seedy and glamorous, secretive and wild, Vegas draws humans of all kinds--especially people with a mystery to conceal, or a existence to depart at the back of. it is the ideal position for Lester Olsen's profitable company. He will get to regard lovely, younger women to five-star eating places, splashy exhibits, and limo rides--and then he teaches them find out how to kill.

Private Jack Morgan spends such a lot of his time in la, the place his most sensible research enterprise has its headquarters. yet a hunt for 2 criminals leads him to the town of sin--and to a homicide ring that's extra seductively threatening than something he is witnessed ahead of. inner most VEGAS brings James Patterson's Private sequence to a sensational new point.

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Hitler's Girls: A Novel

Adolf Hitler's mystery mistress, an upstanding member of the British aristocracy, supplies delivery to a daughter. the kid is whisked away at infancy and raised as an orphan. She is protected against the reality pertaining to her origins, yet that does not hinder the remnants of Hitler's scattered empire from looking her out as a part of a plot to reignite their dream of conquering Europe. input into our drama the starchy, conservative Jean Hastie, an artwork historian and reputable for the Scottish nationwide belief. while her ally Monica is murdered she is set to avenge her loss of life and to rescue Monica's granddaughter, Mel, who's lacking and the top suspect within the crime. She quickly unearths herself embroiled within the neo-Nazi's conspiracy. Jean units off to discover Mel, traversing crime-ridden London housing tasks, the Paris house of a former Nazi attorney, and a chateau within the South of France the place a old fashioned village camouflages a sinister political conclave. In Hitler's Girls, Emma Tennant and Hilary Bailey's wry, atmospheric prose conjures a whirlwind experience filled with foreign intrigue, sophisticated humor, and terrifying, well timed, political speculation.

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The Enemy (new cover) (An Enemy Novel)

By Charlie Higson

In the wake of a devastating ailment, each person 16 and older is both useless or a decomposing, brainless creature with a starving urge for food for flesh. adolescents have barricaded themselves in structures all through London and enterprise outdoor purely once they have to scavenge for foodstuff. the gang of youngsters residing a Waitrose grocery store is starting to run out of techniques. while a mysterious traveller arrives and provides them refuge at Buckingham Palace, they start a harrowing trip throughout London. yet their struggle is much from over-the possibility from in the palace is as genuine because the one outdoor it.
Full of unforeseen twists and quick-thinking heroes, The Enemy is a fast paced, white-knuckle story of survival within the face of incredible horror.

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The Black Echo (A Harry Bosch Novel)

By Michael Connelly

START right here: the 1st booklet within the Bosch series!

For maverick LAPD murder detective Harry Bosch, the physique within the drainpipe at Mulholland Dam is greater than one other nameless statistic. This one is personal...because the murdered guy was once a fellow Vietnam "tunnel rat" who had fought part by way of part with him in a hellish underground battle. Now Bosch is set to relive the horror of Nam. From a deadly maze of blind alleys to a bold felony heist underneath the town, his survival instincts will once more be proven to their restrict. Pitted opposed to enemies inside of his personal division and compelled to make the agonizing selection among justice and vengeance, Bosch is going at the hunt for a killer whose precise face will surprise him.

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Yesterday's Papers (Harry Devlin, Book 4)

By Martin Edwards

On intercalary year Day in 1964, an enticing youngster known as Carole Jeffries used to be strangled in a Liverpool park. The killing triggered a sensation: Carole got here from a in demand political kinfolk and her pop musician boyfriend used to be a number one exponent of the Mersey Sound. while a neighbour confessed to the crime, the case used to be closed. Now, greater than thirty years later, Ernest Miller, an novice criminologist, seeks to cajole legal professional Harry Devlin that the real perpetrator escaped scot unfastened. even if he suspects Miller's causes, Harry has a thirst for justice and starts to delve into the previous. but if one other loss of life happens, it turns into transparent that somebody wishes previous secrets and techniques to stay buried - at any price...

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Never Say Die

By Tess Gerritsen

Twenty years after her father's airplane crashes within the jungles of Southeast Asia, Willy Jane Maitland is ultimately monitoring his final strikes. She acknowledges the risk, yet her look for in fact the one factor that matters.

Willy is aware she cannot continue with out assistance from ex-army officer man Barnard, who understands the mysterious land good. yet in a spot the place fact has many faces, she suspects even man has hidden factors. What she could not have ready for are the stunning secrets and techniques and the indisputable attraction.

"Gerritsen is tops in her genre." - USA TODAY

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Dynamite Fishermen

By Preston Fleming

“The danger of bloodshed at any second retains the tale at an increased point of suspense. Even the extra languid moments stream with a searing undertone. Uncertainty one of the characters, coupled with relentless gunfire and explosions, make for a rare novel, every one web page as eruptive because the urban supplying the setting.” KIRKUS REVIEWS

“Dynamite Fishermen is an absolute stunner of a singular. It’s transparent Fleming has performed his examine and it exhibits within the seamless discussion and the convenience at which he tackles the duty of conveying the wartime environment. this can be a must-read for historical past buffs - even supposing i believe strongly each person will benefit from the fast velocity and pleasing suspense. Fleming is a author deserving of many accolades.” SAN FRANCISCO e-book REVIEW

“In Dynamite Fishermen, Preston Fleming depicts heedless violence as a lifestyle from the point of view of an American intelligence officer. the tale falls in the course of a lull within the lengthy working Lebanese civil conflict, a interval suffering from day-by-day automobile bombings, civilian shootings, artillery assaults and different mayhem. As many info of this clash proceed to reverberate at the present time, this intelligently written novel offers a compelling page-turner and a memorable story.” PACIFIC publication REVIEW

“More than memorable…Captures Beirut's harsh terrain in a colourful, fast paced story.” BOOKPLEASURES.COM


Beirut, 1982. Conrad Prosser is a talented Arabist, specialist agent handler, prolific intelligence reporter, and a gourmand of Beirut's underground nightlife. yet, as his two-year journey on the U.S. Embassy nears its finish, Prosser's intelligence profession is in jeopardy simply because he has now not recruited an agent whereas in Lebanon, a sine qua non requirement for promotion.

Surveying his many contacts, Prosser selects an enticing Lebanese doctoral scholar and her idealistic brother as applicants for improvement. while, he holds clandestine conferences by way of day and evening together with his string of Lebanese and Palestinian brokers, urgent them to find who's in the back of the newest wave of vehicle bombings that has terrorized Muslim West Beirut. but if considered one of his brokers provides details used to trap a Syrian-backed bombing crew, Prosser units off a cycle of retaliation that threatens greater than his occupation and loved lifestyle.

At first denying, then later concealing, obvious makes an attempt on his existence, Prosser units out to save lots of either his task and his epidermis, exploiting his brokers, his ally, a former lover, his new female friend and her enigmatic brother. In doing so, he places their lives in danger and discovers too past due the impression of his heedless actions.

DYNAMITE FISHERMEN deals advanced characters, fast paced motion, a bright portrayal of human intelligence operations and the flavour of Beirut in the course of its darkish days of ci

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The Venus Trap

By Louise Voss

Jo Atkins’ 16th 12 months was once disastrous: she misplaced her dad, used to be assaulted through a stranger, after which had her middle damaged. For the final twenty-five years, she’s believed that not anything may ever be as undesirable again.

She was once wrong.

Now, nonetheless smarting from her fresh divorce, beautiful, self-effacing Jo ultimately gathers the braveness to go into the courting scene. She meets Claudio, whom she vaguely recalls from her formative years, yet after a couple of dates makes a decision he’s creepy and with politeness tells him ‘thanks yet no thanks’.

But Claudio has no purpose of letting her go.

Instead of by no means seeing him back, Jo wakes up ill and terrified, handcuffed to her personal mattress. She is given every week to turn out her love for Claudio—or he'll kill her.

Claudio, it seems, is a guy with not anything left to lose.

The Venus Trap tackles the emotional effect of divorce, the perils of contemporary courting and the age-old powers of lust and obsession.

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Los muertos del Carso (Nuevos Tiempos)

Trieste sufre el azote de l. a. bora nera, un gélido viento del noreste que sepulta los angeles ciudad bajo un grueso manto de nieve. El clima es perfectamente acorde con el estado de ánimo del comisario Laurenti, a quien su mujer acaba de abandonar afirmando que necesita tiempo y tranquilidad para reflexionar sobre sí misma. Para distraerse, Laurenti se vuelca en el trabajo... y, desde luego, no le faltará. Una casa vuela por los aires, y l. a. policía recibe el aviso de un cruento asesinato en el Carso que, probablemente, guarde relación con una banda de contrabandistas que adquiere su mercancía en alta mar, en plena noche. ¿Es posible que también estén saldándose de forma sangrienta viejas cuentas pendientes de los angeles posguerra? Un caso espinoso para el comisario Laurenti, italiano del sur a quien resulta difícil comprender lo que encierra este avispero de eslovenos, croatas e italianos, de fervientes nacionalistas y viejos comunistas.

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