By Ed McBain
i'm the Deaf Man!
Unscrambling the cryptic messages -- anagrams, Detective Carella referred to as them -- dropped at the 87th Precinct proven that the grasp legal who has eluded them many times isn't just alive and good, yet may perhaps or is probably not at the back of a dangerous revenge taking pictures. For that subject, the Deaf guy might or is probably not deaf. yet he is getting via loud and transparent with clues drawn from Shakespeare's works -- taunting tricks and maddening riddles pointing to his subsequent plan of assault. It does not take a literary pupil to grasp there is no room for misinterpretation. For whilst the Deaf guy talks, all people listens...or anyone will get hurt.
By Stuart Woods
President Will lee?s vice-president simply died in the course of surgical procedure, and Lee?s new decide can be hiding anything from his previous. in the meantime, rogue CIA agent Teddy Fay is plotting revenge on CIA Director Kate Rule Lee, the 1st girl. On most sensible of all this, a few nuclear guns are ?loose? in Pakistan, and the prevention of WWIII is determined by Lee?s efforts to unravel the placement.
By Joel C. Rosenberg
Saddam is long past, 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 inspiration was once over. on the middle of the secret lies a 2,000-year-old scroll describing unbelievable treasures that can bring about the 3rd Jewish Temple. a few name it history's maximum treasure map. Others name it a highway map to Armageddon. however the time to discover in fact operating out quickly.
By Mike Lawson
By David Morrell
It’s Christmas Eve in Santa Fe, yet one of the revelers on Canyon highway, a decidedly unholy scene is happening. A determined guy, dressed all in black, feverishly seeks safe haven for himself and the squirming package deal he holds tightly opposed to his breast. Agent Paul Kagan’s package is a child who has the ability to alter the process international occasions. His pursuers are his former colleagues—members of the Russian mafia who will cease at not anything to complete their undertaking. Now Kagan is a secret agent at the run—he needs to be sure this baby’s survival, no matter if it's going to rate him his personal life.
Just a quick distance away, Kagan will locate an unforeseen pair of allies—a mom and her younger son, who huddle jointly after a terrible episode of family violence leaves them domestic on my own, with out technique of transportation.
And so, with the exquisitely honed abilities of his career and the assistance and solid religion of a weary girl and a dissatisfied boy, Kagan needs to tackle forces that might cease at not anything. during a wild and violent evening, the not likely trio study classes of generosity, braveness, and selflessness, researching inside themselves the luminous power of the real Christmas spirit.
By E.C. Diskin
On an icy winter’s day in southwest Michigan, Grace Abbott wakes up because the survivor of a motor vehicle crash. yet she’s left with a aggravating mind harm and a terrifying truth: she can’t keep in mind anything.
Left within the care of her sister, Grace returns to the family’s secluded outdated farmhouse to recover—but inside of an hour of her go back, the police arrive. Grace’s boyfriend has been murdered. with none reminiscence, Grace has no alibi.
With suspicion weighing seriously on her and flashes of reminiscence returning, Grace searches for clues to her prior. yet with each glimpse, her nervousness grows. there's something concerning the condo, her kin, her childhood…perhaps the coincidence isn’t the single cause she can’t consider. Are the darkish recesses of her brain hiding whatever much more sinister and terrifying than she may ever imagine?
Is somebody prepared to kill back to conceal the truth?
By Aga Lesiewicz
Lifestyles is nice for Anna Wright. She's a profitable media govt operating for one of many UK's greatest television enterprises. She's obtained a good boyfriend, a few shut neighbors and a beautiful domestic. She adores her puppy, Wispa, and he or she likes to run to aid her de-stress.
But Anna's excellent lifestyles starts off to fall apart from the instant whilst, out walking at the Heath someday, she meets a good-looking stranger. She takes a course into strange territory, after which she has to stand the consequences.
There's a dismal, becoming creepiness because the surroundings turns into unsettled and, as Anna's expert lifestyles turns into more and more confused and toxic, her obsession with the exciting stranger intensifies.
By Peter May
På Isle of Lewis, en liten ö i de Yttre Hebriderna, har människorna sedan urminnes tider fört en ojämn kamp mot elementens raseri; den outtröttliga vinden, det piskande regnet, havets skummande vrede. Det är en hård värld där tron på en allsmäktig Gud kommit att bli den enda ledstången genom tillvarons många prövningar.
När ön skakas av ett brutalt mord skickas kriminalkommissare Fin Macleod until platsen för att undersöka om brottet möjligen kan ha koppling until eventually ett liknande mordfall i Edinburgh. För Fin, som själv är född och uppvuxen på ön, innebär utredningen en resa tillbaka until ett förflutet som han less than arton års tid gjort allt för att lägga bakom sig. Han ställs nu återigen öga mot öga med skoltidens vänner och plågoandar och med Marsaili MacDonald, hans första stora kärlek. Åren har gått, males Fin tvingas motvilligt inse att barndomens sår är allt annat än läkta, och att ön inte tänker släppa honom ur sitt grepp en andra gång
By Dustin Thomason
From the co-author of the two-million replica mega-bestseller The Rule of 4 comes a riveting mystery with an excellent premise in keeping with the 2012 apocalypse phenomenon—perfect for readers of Steve Berry, Preston and baby, and Dan Brown.
for many years, December 21, 2012, has been a touchstone for doomsayers around the globe. it's the date, they declare, whilst the traditional Maya calendar predicts the area will end.
In la, weeks earlier than, all is calm. Dr. Gabriel Stanton takes his ordinary morning motorcycle experience, drops off the puppy along with his ex-wife, and heads to the lab the place he reviews incurable prion illnesses for the CDC. His first telephone name is from a health center resident who has an pressing case she thinks he must see. in the meantime, Chel Manu, a Guatemalan American researcher on the Getty Museum, is interrupted via a determined, unwelcome customer from the black marketplace antiquities exchange who thrusts a duffel bag into her hands.
by way of the tip of the day, Stanton, the most important professional on many of the rarest infections on the earth, is grappling with a sufferer whose each symptom confounds and terrifies him. And Chel, the brightest younger famous person within the box of Maya experiences, has ownership of an unlawful artifact that has miraculously survived the centuries intact: a valuable codex from a misplaced urban of her ancestors. This notable list, written in mystery by way of a royal scribe, turns out to carry the reply to her life’s paintings and to at least one of history’s nice riddles: why the Maya kingdoms vanished in a single day. unexpectedly it sounds as if our personal civilization may possibly undergo this related destiny.
With merely days last till December 21, 2012, Stanton and Chel needs to subscribe to forces prior to time runs out.
Advance compliment for 12.21
“Dustin Thomason, M.D., will continuously be in comparison to Michael Crichton, M.D., and 12.21 will be favorably in comparison to The Andromeda Strain. either authors have written best scientific thrillers, the type of fact-based fiction that is very scary yet also very entertaining. Thomason is aware his stuff, and it exhibits on each web page. i actually couldn't positioned this e-book down.”—Nelson DeMille
“The most fun novel of its sort because the days of Michael Crichton, 12.21 takes us from the frontiers of contemporary neuroscience to the riddles of historic Maya texts, with not anything below the way forward for our civilization at stake.”—Vince Flynn
“A fast-moving story . . . Thomason screens a powerful intensity of data of either technological know-how and the traditional Mayan lifestyle. alongside the way in which, he skillfully ramps up the motion, one notch at a time. A profitable book.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Fascinating, terrifying for its strength realism. I enjoyed how tightly every little thing healthy jointly. I needed to continue reading.”—Taylor Stevens, New York Times bestselling writer of The Informationist
“Fast, suspenseful . . . Michael Crichton enthusiasts will discover a lot to like.”—Publishers Weekly
By Con Lehane
This primary booklet in an impossible to resist new sequence introduces librarian and reluctant sleuth Raymond Ambler, a doggedly curious fellow who uncovers murderous secrets and techniques hidden in the back of the majestic marble façade of recent York City’s landmark forty second road Library.
Murder on the forty second highway Library follows Ambler and his companions in crime-solving as they music down a killer, shining a mild at the darkish deeds and mystery relationships which are hidden deep contained in the recognized flagship construction on the nook of forty second road and 5th Avenue.
In their look for the explanations at the back of the homicide, Ambler and his team discover sinister, and profoundly worrying, relationships one of the students learning within the iconic library. integrated one of the gamers are a celebrated secret author who has donated his papers to the library’s crime fiction assortment; that writer’s long-missing daughter, a favorite big apple society girl with a hidden previous, and multiple of Ambler’s colleagues on the library. surprising revelations lead inexorably to the worrying occasions that follow―the studying room isn't an analogous.