By Brian Haig
A battalion of Serbs has been senselessly murdered in Kosovo and the fairway Berets stand accused. Now, significant Sean Drummond, a most sensible military legal professional, is assigned to enquire this unspeakable atrocity. yet in fact, nobody observed whatever. Drummond will get constantly suspicious depositions from all the eco-friendly Berets: Supposedly pursued by means of Serb infantrymen, they left the engagement with wounded Serbs firing at them, and nobody can clarify the variety of deaths. Teamed with a straight-laced prosecutor and a gorgeous security legal professional, Drummond probes additional yet forces proceed to conceal the reality. quickly a reporter is located lifeless, Drummond suspects that there is a traitor on his crew, and everybody from the CIA to the president might be thinking about a cover-up which could threaten the steadiness of the main robust kingdom on this planet.
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By Marisha Pessl
The enchanting New York occasions bestseller by means of the writer of Night Film
Marisha Pessl’s fabulous debut sparked raves from critics and heralded the coming of a colourful new voice in American fiction. on the heart of Special issues in Calamity Physics is shrewdpermanent, deadpan Blue van Meer, who has a head choked with literary, philosophical, medical, and cinematic wisdom. yet she may use a few associates. Upon coming into the elite St. Gallway institution, she unearths some—a clique of eccentrics referred to as the Bluebloods. One drowning and one putting later, Blue unearths herself perplexing out a byzantine homicide secret. Nabokov meets Donna Tartt (then invitations the remainder of the Western Canon to the social gathering) during this novel—with visible aids drawn by means of the author—that has received over readers of every age.
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By Dick Francis
While a string of kidnappings rocks the pony racing global, Andrew Douglas is introduced in to recuperate the missing-without changing into the subsequent sufferer.
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By Robin Cook
Coma—reimagined for the twenty-first century from the undisputed king of scientific thrillers.
Lynn Peirce, a fourth-year clinical pupil at South Carolina’s Mason-Dixon college, thinks she has her existence discovered. but if her differently fit boyfriend, Carl, enters the health facility for regimen surgical procedure, her smartly ordered existence is thrown into overall chaos. Carl fails to come back to attention after the technique, and an MRI confirms mind death.
Devastated via Carl’s , Lynn searches for solutions. confident there’s extra to the tale than what the gurus are keen to bare, Lynn makes use of all her assets at Mason-Dixon—including her at the start reluctant lab companion, Michael Pender—to seek out proof of scientific blunders or malpractice.
What she uncovers, even if, is much extra demanding. Hospitals linked to Middleton Healthcare, together with the Mason-Dixon scientific heart, have unnervingly excessive charges of unexplained anesthetic issues and sufferers contracting critical and terminal ailment within the wake of regimen medical institution admissions.
whilst Lynn and Michael start to obtain loss of life threats, they understand they’re into anything higher than both of them expected. They quickly input a determined race opposed to time for solutions earlier than shadowy forces at the back of Middleton Healthcare and their accomplice, Sidereal prescribed drugs, can positioned a cease to their efforts as soon as and for all.
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By Dean Koontz
#1 New York Times bestselling writer Dean Koontz increases the stakes--and the suspense--taking his Frankenstein saga to a dynamic new point with the riveting tale of a small city lower than siege, the place stable and evil, destruction and construction, converge because the destiny of the area hangs within the stability.
FRANKENSTEIN: misplaced SOULS
The warfare opposed to humanity has all started. within the useless hours of the evening, a stranger enters the house of the mayor of Rainbow Falls, Montana. The stranger is within the leading edge of a wave of intruders who will invade different houses . . . places of work . . . each neighborhood establishment, assuming the identities and the lives of these they've been engineered to exchange. sooner than the solar rises, the city can be lower than complete attack, the outlet aim within the new Victor Frankenstein’s trajectory of final destruction. Deucalion—Victor’s first, haunted creation—saw his maker die in New Orleans years past. but an unshakable instinct tells him that Victor lives—and is at paintings back. inside hours Deucalion will come along with his previous allies, detectives Carson O’Connor and Michael Maddison, Victor’s engineered spouse, Erika 5, and her significant other Jocko to confront new peril. Others will assemble round them. yet this time Victor has a mysterious, strong new backer, and he and his military are extra bold, their capacity and intentions infinitely extra lethal, than ever ahead of.
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By Dick Francis
After his good friend is killed in a horse-racing twist of fate, up-and-coming glass artisan Gerard Logan unearths himself embroiled in a dangerous look for a stolen videotape--a videotape that simply may well ruin his personal lifestyles.
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By Val McDermid
“McDermid is as soft a practitioner of crime fiction as a person out there….She’s the easiest we’ve got.”
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Scottish author Val McDermid is without doubt one of the most precious authors on the scene of the crime, and Fever of the Bone offers a bravura exhibit of her unprecedented storytelling abilities. felony profiler Tony Hill and his best friend Detective leader Inspector Carol Jordan are again during this terrifying mental mystery, monitoring down a brutal killer who’s focusing on a bunch of teenagers via a social networking website. A winner of the Gold Dagger Award, a Los Angeles Times ebook Prize, and an Edgar® Award nominee—a New York occasions Notable writer whose writing Entertainment Weekly calls, “smooth, convinced, deeply satisfying,”—Val McDermid is against the law fiction strength of nature. And Fever of the Bone is between her best.
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By Sue Grafton
Although company has been sluggish in recent years for P.I. Kinsey Millhone, she's reluctant to tackle the case of finding Beverly Danziger's sister Elaine Boldt. it is a small topic that Beverly will be in a position to deal with herself. So why is she enlisting Kinsey's providers? Beverly claims she wishes Elaine's signature on a few records in order that she will be able to acquire a small inheritance. however the complete affair does not sit down good with Kinsey. And if there is something she's realized in her line of labor, it truly is to consistently stick with your instincts…
Kinsey's slump proves precise while she starts her inquiries into Elaine's whereabouts and discovers that the sexy widow used to be final visible in a flashy lynx coat boarding a aircraft for Boca Raton. however the extra Kinsey searches for Elaine the extra questions she encounters. Is Elaine's disappearance tied in to the brutal homicide numerous months in the past of 1 of her bridge companions? And what occurred to Elaine's Persian cat who turns out to have additionally vanished?
Things take a flip for the more serious whilst a stranger vandalizes the house of 1 of Elaine's friends and one other neighbor turns up murdered. together with her acceptance and profession at the line, Kinsey dangers all to discover a lacking lady and a killer who is ready within the shadows to strike again…
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By Jack Higgins
A narrative of ardour and heroism from a violent land ? Mexico within the Twenties? ?a position and a time whilst existence used to be reasonable and survival used to be should you fought dirtiest. A 12 months after the Revolution, violent unrest nonetheless simmers throughout rural Mexico. within the northern foothills of the Sierra Madre, the country's most famed murderer became psychotic bandit has disbursed with any desire for ideas. lots of males had attempted to take Tomas de l. a. Plata. yet by no means one other knowledgeable killer, who's struggling with to flee the demise sentence. Emmet Keogh fled a sour conflict in eire, simply to discover himself midway the world over and at the unsuitable facet of the legislations. Now he has a decision. To kill the main risky guy in Mexico ? or face demise by way of firing squad.
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By Matthew Reilly
“A entire success…action lovers and PBS forms can percentage their enthusiasm” (Booklist, starred evaluate) while a tender Queen Elizabeth I is thrust right into a gripping video game of deception and lust on the peak of the Ottoman Empire during this edge-of-your-seat ancient mystery from the New York occasions bestselling writer of The nice Zoo of China and Temple.
The 12 months is 1546, and Suleiman the fantastic, the dreaded Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, concerns a call for participation to each king in Europe: You are invited to ship your most interesting participant to compete in a chess event to figure out the champion of the recognized world.
Thousands converge on Constantinople, together with the English court’s champion and his consultant, the esteemed pupil Roger Ascham. Seeing an opportunity to enlighten the brain of a scholar, Ascham brings alongside Elizabeth Tudor, a super younger girl no longer but fed on by means of royal tasks in Henry VIII’s court.
Yet at the starting evening of the match, a robust visitor of the Sultan is murdered. quickly, barbaric deaths, diplomatic corruption, and unbelievable depravity—sexual and otherwise—unfold prior to Elizabeth’s and Ascham’s eyes. The pair quickly realizes that the genuine chess video game is being performed in the court docket itself…and its such a lot treacherous aspect is stranger in a wierd land is just as secure as her host is gracious.
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