A Deadly Shade of Gold: A Travis McGee Novel

By John D. MacDonald

From a cherished grasp of crime fiction, A lethal colour of Gold is one of the vintage novels that includes Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.
 
while Travis McGee choices up the telephone and hears a voice from his earlier, he can’t aid it: He has to meddle. particularly while he has the opportunity to reunite Sam Taggart, a reckless, stressed guy like himself, with the lady who’s nonetheless watching for him. yet what starts as an easy matchmaking scheme quickly turns into a bloody chase that takes McGee to Mexico, a gorgeous kingdom from which he hopes to come back alive.
 
“John D. MacDonald used to be the great entertainer of our age, and a spell binding storyteller.”—Stephen King
 
Deception. Betrayal. Heartbreak. while Sam left his female friend, Nora, and vanished from citadel Lauderdale, nobody used to be stunned. but if he indicates up 3 years later mendacity in a pool of his personal blood, humans begin to ask questions. And his previous buddy Travis McGee is left to discover answers.
 
yet all he has to head on are a gold Aztec idol and a really indignant ex-girlfriend. Is that adequate to discover his friend’s killer? And while the fact is as terrifying as this, does he actually need solutions after all?
 
Features a brand new advent via Lee Child

Show description

(more…)

The Tenth Chamber

By Glenn Cooper

#1 foreign BESTSELLER. New from the across the world bestselling mystery author Glenn Cooper, whose books have offered extra then 6 million copies around the globe, comes The 10th Chamber.

After a hearth tears during the library of an old monastery a medieval script is came upon hidden in the back of an old bookcase. Badly broken, it's despatched to Paris for recovery and there literary historian Hugo Pineau starts off to decipher the startling fourteenth-century textual content. inside its pages lies a whimsical story of a painted cave and a rudimentary map. Intrigued, Hugo enlists assistance from archaeologist Luc Simard and the 2 males embark on a trip that may swap the process their lives endlessly.

whilst Luc and Hugo find a enormous community of prehistoric caves, buried deep in the cliffs, they discover that they’ve stumbled throughout anything outstanding. And on the very center of the labyrinth lies the main incredible chamber of all, the 10th chamber. conscious of the importance in their discovery, they organize camp with a workforce of specialists, decided to convey their locate to the area. yet as they start to release the traditional mystery the cavern holds, they locate themselves on the middle of a deadly video game. One ‘accidental’ loss of life ends up in one other and it quickly turns into transparent that somebody or whatever will cease at not anything to guard the key of the 10th chamber.
compliment: “The 10th Chamber indicates that Cooper is without doubt one of the most sensible new writers of conspiracy thrillers.” David Knights, Keighley information, united kingdom “Here is a narrative either incandescent and explosive. a unbroken mix of modern day mystery and historic secret with an finishing that left me breathless.” James Rollins, Bestselling writer “Cooper has written one of many best-designed novels that i have learn in 14 years." Antonio D' Orrico, Corriere della Sera journal “As Cooper builds the layers of intrigue it turns into transparent that he's no traditional mystery author, yet person who asks large questions.” Sunday Telegraph (UK) “The 10th Chamber exhibits that Cooper is among the top new writers of conspiracy thrillers.” David Knights, Keighley information, united kingdom "Glenn Cooper is the Indiana Jones of literature." Annarita Briganti, l. a. Repubblica

Show description

(more…)

Flyaway / Windfall

By Desmond Bagley

Double motion thrillers by way of the vintage experience author approximately defense advisor, Max Stafford, set within the Sahara and Kenya.

FLYAWAY

Why is Max Stafford, safeguard advisor, overwhelmed up in his personal place of work? what's the mystery of the recognized Thirties plane, the Lockheed Lodestar? And why has accountant Paul Bilson disappeared in North Africa? the adventure to the Sahara barren region turns into a race to save lots of Paul Bilson, a race to discover the buried airplane, and - exceptionally - a race to come back alive…

WINDFALL

When a legacy of £40 million is left to a small university in Kenya, investigations start in regards to the actual identities of the heirs - the South African, Dirk Hendriks, and his namesake, Henry Hendrix from California. Suspicion that Hendrix is an impostor leads Max Stafford to the Rift Valley, the place a violent response to his arrival issues to a sinister and far-reaching conspiracy some distance past mere greed…

Includes a special bonus - The conditions Surrounding the Crime, Bagley's real tale approximately an tried assassination.

Show description

(more…)

Whiskey Sour - A Thriller (Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels Mysteries Book 1)

By J.A. Konrath, Jack Kilborn

Lieutenant Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels is having a nasty week. Her live-in boyfriend has left her for his own coach, persistent insomnia has prompted her to max out her charge cards with late-night domestic procuring purchases, and a daunting killer who calls himself 'The Gingerbread guy' is dumping mutilated our bodies in her district.

While fending off the FBI and its moronic profiling laptop, becoming a member of a relationship provider, blending it up with highway thugs, and parrying the advances of an uncouth PI, Jack and her binge-eating accomplice, Herb, needs to seize the maniac sooner than he kills again...and Jack is subsequent on his homicide list.

Whiskey bitter is the 1st publication within the bestselling Jack Daniels sequence, filled with laugh-out-loud humor and edge-of-your-seat suspense.

Show description

(more…)

Blood Sport

By Dick Francis

Gene Hawkins takes at the activity of finding a lacking necessary breeding stallion. yet he will get extra motion than he bargained for from a bunch of horse thieves who are looking to positioned Hawkins out to pasture--permanently.

Show description

(more…)

The Double (Spero Lucas)

"THE DOUBLE is nearly as good because it will get. The writing is taut, the violence is image, and the characters are so well-drawn that they step off the web page and into your life." - linked Press

Every guy has his darkish facet. Spero Lucas confronts his personal within the so much explosive mystery but from certainly one of America's best-loved crime writers.

The task turns out uncomplicated adequate: retrieve the precious painting-"The Double"-Grace Kinkaid's ex-boyfriend stole from her. it is the kind of factor Spero Lucas makes a speciality of: discovering what is lacking, and doing it quietly. yet Grace desires extra. She wishes Lucas to discover the fellow who humiliated her-a violent occupation felony with a small gang of brutal thugs at his beck and get in touch with.

Lucas is a guy who understands the way to get what he wishes, even if it is a thief at the run-or a married lady. in the middle of a steamy, passionate love affair that he is aware cannot final, in pursuit of a dangerously vicious killer, Lucas is compelled to choose what sort of guy he is-and how some distance he will visit get what he wishes.

Show description

(more…)

Zero-G (Outer Earth)

ZERO-G is the nonstop sequel to Rob Boffard's Tracer, a brutal, gripping thrill-ride, the place the hero strikes like lightning and the implications for failure are deadly.

The clock is ticking down back for Riley Hale.

She could be the most modern member of Outer Earth's legislations enforcement staff, yet she feels much less on top of things than ever. A twisted health professional bent on revenge is blackmailing her with a perilous hazard. If Riley's to outlive, she needs to persist with his orders, and holiday a deadly prisoner out of prison. to avoid wasting her personal epidermis, Riley needs to cross opposed to all her ideals, and holiday each legislation that she's simply sworn to guard. Riley's project gets even more durable while all sectors are thrown into lock-down. A deadly virus has all started to unfold via Outer Earth, and it kind of feels little can cease it. If Riley does not dwell lengthy sufficient to assist to discover a remedy, then the final contributors of the human race will perish in addition to her.

the way forward for humanity hangs within the stability. And time is operating out.



Show description

(more…)

The Hunters (Presidential Agent Novels)

By W.E.B. Griffin

The new Presidential Agent novel-now in paperback.

brutal murders and thousands of lacking money within the turning out to be UN/Iraq oil-for-food scandal have led Charley Castillo and his group to Uruguay, the place the fellow they search is murdered correct ahead of their eyes. these accountable have left barely enough of a path for Castillo to choose up the odor and keep on with it anyplace it takes him-even if it is not precisely the place he anticipated.

Show description

(more…)

The Chemistry of Death

By Simon Beckett

3 years in the past, David Hunter moved to rural Norfolk to flee his existence in London, his gritty paintings in forensics, and a tragedy that just about destroyed him. operating as an easy nation general practitioner, seeing his misplaced spouse and daughter simply in his goals, David struggles to stay uninvolved whilst the corpse of a girl is located within the woods, a macabre signal from her killer adorning her physique. in a single frightening immediate, the quiet summer season geographical region that were David’s shelter has became malevolent—and without warning there is not any position to hide.

The village of Manham is tight-knit, faraway from the crushed direction. As a newcomer, Dr. Hunter is straight away a suspect. as soon as knowledgeable in examining human continues to be, he reluctantly joins the police investigation—and whilst one other girl disappears, it quickly turns into own. simply because this time she is a person David is aware, a person who has controlled to penetrate the icy barrier round his center. With a killer’s weird and wonderful and twisted tools screaming out to him, with a brooding nation-state beset with suspicion, David can suppose the darkness amassing round him. For because the clock ticks down on a tender woman’s existence, David needs to persist with a macabre path of clues—all easy methods to its ultimate, scary conclusion.

From the Hardcover edition.

Show description

(more…)

A Heartbeat Away

By Michael Palmer

On the evening of the country of the Union deal with, President James Allaire expects to provide the speech of his profession. yet nobody foresees the awful flip of occasions that leads him to quarantine everybody within the Capitol building.

A terrorist workforce calling itself "Genesis" has unleashed a hugely contagious virus into the construction, and the single person who absolutely understands its lethal results is the president himself. determined, he turns to virologist Griffin Rhodes, whose alleged robbery of the microbe landed him in a maximum-security federal legal. Griff is aware he is blameless yet is pressured to negotiate with the govt: his try at a treatment in alternate for his release.

Show description

(more…)