Solitude Creek (Kathryn Dance, Book 4)

By Jeffery Deaver

A tragedy happens at a small live performance venue at the Monterey Peninsula. Cries of "fire" are raised and, panicked, humans run for the doorways, in simple terms to discover them blocked. A part dozen humans die and others are heavily injured. yet it's the panic and the stampede that killed; there has been no fire.

Kathryn Dance--a really good California Bureau of research agent and physique language expert--discovers that the stampede used to be prompted deliberately and that the wrongdoer, a guy keen about turning people's personal fears and greed into guns, has extra assaults deliberate. She and her group needs to race opposed to the clock to discover the place he'll strike subsequent earlier than extra innocents die.

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The Spire: A Novel

By Richard North Patterson

Both a razor-sharp mystery and a poignant love tale, this twisting story of mental suspense is Patterson’s such a lot compelling novel in years

Mark Darrow grew up in a small Ohio city with out genuine merits past his intelligence and athletic skill. yet due to the intervention of Lionel Farr—a professor at Caldwell, the neighborhood college—Darrow turned a good scholar and, later, an exceptional trial attorney. Now Farr asks his still-youthful protégé for a life-altering desire. An embezzlement scandal has threatened Caldwell’s very existence—would Darrow examine turning into its new president?

Darrow accepts, yet returning to his alma mater opens outdated wounds. 16 years in the past, at the evening of his maximum triumph as Caldwell’s megastar quarterback, he stumbled on the physique of a black lady scholar named Angela corridor on the base of the Spire, the bell tower that dominates the leafy campus. His ally, Steve Tillman, was once charged with Angela’s homicide and eventually despatched to felony for all times. yet now, whilst Darrow starts the daunting job of major Caldwell, he discovers that the case opposed to his pal left the most important questions unanswered. regardless of his new obligations—and his deepening attachment to Farr’s appealing even though stricken daughter—Darrow starts his personal inquiry into the homicide. quickly he turns into confident that Angela’s killer continues to be at huge, yet in basic terms whilst one other mysterious demise happens does he remember the fact that his personal existence is at risk.

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Immortal (Ethan Warner/Nicola Lopez)

By Dean Crawford

Whereas accomplishing an post-mortem on a physique lately introduced right into a morgue in Santa Fe, county coroner Alexis Cruz makes a shocking discovery. Lodged within the lifeless man's femur is a musket ball which, carbon courting unearths, was once fired a few 2 hundred years previous within the American Civil battle. yet earlier than she will notify the specialists, Alexis disappears.

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

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The Copper Scroll

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Saddam is long gone, Arafat is useless, and a brand new Iraq is emerging. but if a suicide bomber moves Washington and assassinations spread from London to la, Jon Bennett and Erin McCoy are drawn again right into a global of terror they idea was once over. on the middle of the secret lies a 2,000-year-old scroll describing unbelievable treasures that may bring about the 3rd Jewish Temple. a few name it history's maximum treasure map. Others name it a street map to Armageddon. however the time to discover in reality operating out quick.

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Borstal Slags (Life on Mars, Book 3)

By Tom Graham

Time to jump into the Cortina as Sam Tyler and Gene Hunt roar again into motion in a new installment of lifestyles on Mars. 'Smell that borstal whiff, Tyler. The heady aroma of physique odour, spunk, and bunged up khazis. And that's simply the workers who paintings here.' It's time to get tooled up as DI Sam Tyler and DCI Gene Hunt locate themselves pursuing justice at the improper aspect of the felony partitions during this 3rd fascinating instalment of existence on Mars. A grisly loss of life, a mysterious letter, and a runaway truck at the rampage – what's it that connects them, and why does it aspect in the direction of the brutal regime at Friar's Brook borstal? Is Head Warder McClintock taking his obsession with keep an eye on and punishment to murderous extremes? Or are there even darker forces at paintings amid the younger felony minds incarcerated at the back of these excessive partitions? For Sam, Friar's Brook can be excess of only a police research. What he encounters there'll tear his global aside.

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Murder in Paradise (The Inspector Faro Series)

By Alanna Knight

The yr is 1860, and Inspector Faro has been transported again to 1 of the darkest moments of his profession – the chase of the infamous Macheath around the Scottish border to the Kent geographical region. researching that the devious felony has escaped from the neighborhood detention center and is at the run within the quarter, Faro ensconces himself within the mansion of an outdated good friend, Erland Flett, residing amid the bohemian existence of resident artists and their versions whereas he keeps his look for his nemesis. the agricultural tranquillity is unexpectedly disrupted by means of the housebreaking of a close-by mansion; the younger maid who found the break-in has mysteriously disappeared. Faro is familiar with who the wrongdoer is, yet he needs to fight opposed to the indifference of the agricultural police strength, and the secrets and techniques of the obstructive locals, to discover either Macheath and his strength sufferer ahead of it really is too past due. actually a lot nearer, and its quest extra risky, than someone may have imagined. during this atmospheric story of intrigue and corruption, Knight brings again her much-loved personality, Inspector Faro, within the so much defining and memorable research of his occupation.

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Gideon: A Novel

By Alex Gordon

A glossy story of witchcraft and darkish suspense, readers who love the thrills of Preston & baby, the sexiness of Kim Harrison, the fashionable magic of Lev Grossman, and the styling of Deborah Harkness and J.D. Horn will be drawn into Alex Gordon's edge-of-your-seat, debut supernatural thriller.

When Lauren’s father dies, she makes a stunning discovery. the fellow she knew as John Reardon used to be a very varied individual, with a unique identify. Now, she’s made up our minds to determine who he relatively used to be, although her purely clues are an outdated photo, a few letters, and the identify of a town—Gideon.

But someone—or something—doesn’t wish her to find the reality. a wierd guy is stalking her, showing far and wide she turns, and people who try and support her prove useless. Neither a shadowy enemy nor her personal worry are going to avoid her from fixing the secret of her father—and unlocking the secrets and techniques of her personal life.

Making her strategy to Gideon, Lauren unearths herself extra harassed than ever. not anything during this small Midwestern city is what it kind of feels, together with time itself. citizens commence going lacking, and Lauren is threatened by means of virtually each townsperson she encounters. 2 hundred years in the past, a witch used to be burned on the stake, yet in Gideon, the earlier feels all too chillingly current . . .

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All Cry Chaos (Henri Poincare)

2012 Macavity Award Winner for most sensible First secret Novel
2011 Editors selection for Fiction, Foreword ebook of the 12 months Awards
2012 Finalist for top First Novel on the Edgar Awards, secret Writers of the United States
2012 Finalist for top First Novel, Anthony Awards, to be introduced at Bouchercon
2012 Finalist: Chautauqua Prize for "a richly worthwhile studying event and... an important contribution to the literary arts"
2012 choice: Chautauqua Literary and medical Circle, "the oldest non-stop e-book membership in America"

All Cry Chaos, a debut mystery through the immensely talented Leonard Rosen, is a masterful and gripping story that actually reaches for the heavens.

The motion starts whilst mathematician James Fenster is assassinated at the eve of a long-scheduled speech at a global exchange association assembly. The hit is as dependent because it is extraordinary. Fenster's Amsterdam resort room is incinerated, but the remainder of the development is still intact. The homicide path leads veteran Interpol agent Henri Poincare on a high-stakes, world-crossing quest for answers.

Together along with his chain-smoking, bon vivant colleague Serge Laurent, Poincare pursues an extended record of suspects: the Peruvian chief of the Indigenous Liberation entrance, Rapture-crazed militants, a hedge fund director, Fenster's elusive ex-fiance, and a graduate pupil in arithmetic. Poincare starts off to make growth in the US, yet there's a prodigious hatred proficient on him --some unfinished company from a terrifying former genocide case-- and he's known as again to Europe to stand the unfathomable. Stripped down and in melancholy, verified like activity, he realizes the 2 circumstances should be hooked up and he will be the link.

This first installment within the Henri Poincare sequence marries a pointy, clever secret to deep spiritual topics that may maintain either agnostics and believers turning pages until eventually the shattering, revelatory finish. a person who enjoys the paintings of John Le Carre, Scott Turow, Dan Brown, and Stieg Larsson will have fun with Rosen's tale telling and his ingenious, haunted protagonist. Others will have fun with his excellent prose. nonetheless others, the best way he bends the mystery shape in unconventional methods towards a better reason, within the vein of Henning Mankell within the guy From Beijing. in brief, All Cry Chaos delivers to turn into a severe good fortune that garners a vast readership in the course of the kingdom and around the globe.

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Hybrid

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Seven years in the past, Amanda Flynn again from a Honduran camp because the sole survivor of a mysterious new virus referred to as EDH1. such a lot of its sufferers die a grotesque, agonizing dying. Others turn into violent savages. yet a valuable few, like Amanda, live on . . . and alter.

Amanda escaped from a three-month quarantine as the virus made her varied, more advantageous. she will be able to feel issues, do issues, utilizing merely her brain – and those talents tempt her to check their limits. to hurt. Even, notwithstanding she could withstand, to kill. Now, a deadly disease of violent deaths in a calm Colorado city leads Amanda to suspect mutated EDH1 has arrived in the USA. The virologists she warns wish her again, for her immunity could be the merely key to its defeat. yet no lab can carry her. now not whereas she wields the ability.

And now there's one other. a guy of risk: tall, amoral, relentless. His undertaking is not anything below the tip of human society – and the delivery of a brand new order solid of his personal will. He has the facility, too. And, armed along with his personal shop of virulent demise, he's coming.

Combining the technological authority of THE ANDROMEDA pressure with the darkish secret of THE X-FILES, here's a heart-pounding mystery you will by no means forget.

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Brotherhood (Assassin's Creed, Book 2)

By Oliver Bowden

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood is the exciting novelisation by means of Oliver Bowden according to the sport series.

'I will trip to the black middle of a corrupt Empire to root out my foes. yet Rome wasn't inbuilt an afternoon and it won't be restored by means of a lone murderer. i'm Ezio Auditore da Firenze. this is often my brotherhood.'

Rome, as soon as effective, lies in ruins. town swarms with soreness and degradation, her electorate dwelling within the shadow of the ruthless Borgia kin. just one guy can unfastened the folks from the Borgia tyranny - Ezio Auditore, the grasp murderer.

Ezio's quest will try out him to his limits. Cesare Borgia, a guy extra villainous and unsafe than his father the Pope, won't relaxation till he has conquered Italy. And in such treacherous instances, conspiracy is in every single place, even in the ranks of the brotherhood itself...

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood relies at the phenomenally winning gaming sequence. enthusiasts of the sport will love those tales. different titles within the sequence contain Assassin's Creed: Renaissance, Assassin's Creed: Forsaken, Assassin's Creed: the key campaign, and Assassin's Creed: Revelations.

Oliver Bowden is the pen-name of an acclaimed novelist.

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