By Richard Laymon
Whilst Alice's pal Serena is going away she remains in her condo, with its sunken bath and big-screen television. better of all is the outdoors swimming pool. yet one evening a stranger walks out of the woods and jumps bare into the pool. Alice hopes he will not be coming to get her, like such a lot of have performed ahead of.
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By Jonathan Kellerman
They name the traditional hills of Jerusalem the butcher's theater: right here, upon this bloodstained stage, a faceless killer plays his violent specialty: The first to die brutally is a fifteen-year-old girl. She is tired of blood, then conscientiously bathed and shrouded in white. accurately one week later, a second sufferer is found.
From the sacred Wailing Wall to the monasteries the place darkish secrets are cloistered, from black-clad bedouin enclaves to labyrinthine nighttime alleys, veteran police inspector Daniel Sharavi and his crack staff plunge deep right into a urban simmering with non secular and political passions to seek for a assassin whos insatiable style for younger Arab girls may possibly spoil the delicate stability on which Jerusalem's very survival depends.
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By D. M. Pulley
2014 Winner — Amazon leap forward Novel Award — Grand Prize and secret & mystery Fiction Winner
It’s 1998, and for years the previous First financial institution of Cleveland has sat deserted, completely preserved, its secrets and techniques purely speculated on via the skin global.
Twenty years ahead of, amid unusual employees disappearances and allegations of fraud, panicked traders offered Cleveland’s biggest financial institution in the midst of the evening, locking out shoppers and staff, and thwarting a looming federal research. within the confusion that undefined, the keys to the vault’s safe-deposit bins have been misplaced.
In the years seeing that, Cleveland’s filthy rich businessmen stored the reality buried within the deserted high-rise. The ransacked places of work and forgotten safe-deposit containers stay locked in time, until eventually younger engineer Iris Latch stumbles upon them in the course of a upkeep survey. What starts as a welcome holiday from her cubicle turns into an obsession as Iris unravels the bank’s sordid earlier. With every one haunting revelation, Iris follows the looming shadow of the previous deeper into the vault—and quickly realizes that the most important to the secret comes at an remarkable price.
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By Lee Goodman
From the writer of the “stellar” (Publishers Weekly) Indefensible comes a “complex and clever” (John Lescroart, New York instances bestselling writer) felony secret and court drama that inhabits the blurry boundary among guilt and innocence while a homicide sends one family’s existence right into a tailspin.
Someone with regards to Nick Davis is murdered. Investigators see it as both a case of incorrect identification or the paintings of a jealous fiancé. As a federal prosecutor, Nick attempts shepherding the case to a quick end, however it retains slipping away.
Meanwhile, Nick’s dating together with his spouse, Tina, hangs by way of the thinnest of threads. She can be a attorney, operating to vindicate a tender guy convicted of killing a baby 8 years formerly. while previous DNA facts is exposed within the homicide case, its research hurls Nick’s universe into upheaval—his most simple assumptions approximately his lifestyles, the legislation, and the folk he loves so much are thrown into question.
“Compelling” with “language that sings,” Lee Goodman’s most up-to-date novel is a really “outstanding” page-turner (William Kent Krueger, New York Times bestselling author).
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By Richard Blake
The Roman Empire is dead—long reside the church of Rome! a brand new sequence of historic thrillers introduces the main compelling anti-hero due to the fact that Flashman
609 advert. Rome is torn aside via battle, plague, and inner energy struggles among the emperor, the aristocracy, and the church. Into this morass stumbles the younger and good-looking Briton Aelric. His father used to be murdered, his inheritance was once stolen, and he used to be forcibly separated from the girl he loves—now he's made up our minds to win again all that he has misplaced. via his naivety and ambition, he unwittingly turns into inquisitive about a heretical plot that may bring about fraud, excessive treason, and homicide. the 1st in a searingly sharp trilogy, this experience takes readers again to 1 of the darkest and least identified sessions of historical past.
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By John D. MacDonald
How some distance could you visit keep your loved ones? In John D. MacDonald’s iconic masterwork of suspense, the muse for no longer one yet Hollywood hits, a mild-mannered kinfolk is laid low with an obsessed criminal—and with the experts powerless to guard them, they need to take the legislation into their very own hands.
Introduction through Dean Koontz
Sam Bowden has all of it: a profitable legislations profession, a faithful spouse, and 3 young ones. yet a terrifying determine from Bowden’s earlier looms within the shadows, ready to shatter his pristine existence.
Fourteen years in the past, Bowden’s testimony positioned Max Cady at the back of bars. Ever on account that, the convicted rapist has been nursing a grudge into an unrelenting ardour for revenge. Cady has been counting the times until eventually he's let out, desirous to break the guy he blames for all his problems. Now that point has come.
Praise for Cape Fear
“The better of [John D. MacDonald’s stand-alone] novels . . . an acute mental examine of base intuition, terror, blunders, and uncooked emotion.”—Lee Child
“A strong and scary story.”—The manhattan Times
“Terrific suspense.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer
Originally released as The Executioners
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By Harold Coyle
13 military officials, bored stiff with many years of corruption and bungling less than the ruling progressive celebration, have decapitated the Mexican govt with one well-placed presidential aircraft crash. The Council of 13, as they name themselves, swiftly and fairly brutally set approximately carving the rot from the Mexican political and governmental constitution. The bad and the center classification love the hot cleanliness; the druglords and the paid-for police hate it. the united states, stuck once more with out beneficial intelligence, fails to appreciate the character of the revolution and falls sufferer to manipulation through the druglords, who create chaos with terrorist acts at the border. the one American who turns out to have the faintest thought of what's happening is television reporter Jan Fields, whose success has put her in Mexico urban on the time of the coup. As Fields's stories air, her lover, Lt. Col. Scott Dixon, heads together with his troops for southern Texas, unhappily conscious that he's approximately to participate in a conflict which could carry simply soreness and embarrassment to his kingdom. between his troops is Lt. Nancy Kozak, the Army's first girl strive against officer, who's approximately to determine what males have lengthy identified: conflict is very complicated and punctiliously attention-grabbing
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By Nick Cutter
WINNER OF THE JAMES HERBERT AWARD FOR HORROR WRITING
“The Troop scared the hell out of me, and that i couldn’t positioned it down. this can be old-school horror at its best.” —Stephen King
Once each year, Scoutmaster Tim Riggs leads a troop of boys into the Canadian barren region for a weekend tenting trip—a culture as comforting and trustworthy as a great ghost tale round a roaring bonfire. but if an unforeseen intruder stumbles upon their campsite—shockingly skinny, disturbingly faded, and voraciously hungry—Tim and the men are uncovered to anything way more scary than any story of terror. The human provider of a bioengineered nightmare. A horror that spreads speedier than worry. A harrowing fight for survival without get away from the weather, the infected…or one another.
half Lord of the Flies, half 28 Days Later—and all-consuming—this tightly written, edge-of-your-seat mystery takes you deep into the guts of darkness, the place worry feeds on sanity…and terror hungers for extra.
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By Richard Adams
"Thousands and millions of individuals will love this book!"
THE BOSTON GLOBE
A lyrical, engrossing story, through the writer of WATERSHIP DOWN, Richard Adams creates a lyrical and engrossing story, a striking trip into the hearts and minds of 2 canines heroes, Snitter and Rowf, fugitives from the horrors of an animal learn heart who get away into the isolation--and terror--of the barren region.
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