ONE WRONG MOVE CAN LEAD TO HER DEATH

Mare Barrow’s world is divided by blood-those with common,Red blood serve the silver-blooded elite,who are gifted with superhuman abilities. Mare is Red,scrapping by as a thief in a poor,rural village, until a twist of fate throws her in front of the Silver court.Before the king,princess,and all the nobles,she discovers she has an ability of her own.To cover up this impossibility, the King forces her to play the role of a lost Silver Princess and betroths her to one of his own sons.As Mare is drawn further into the silver world,she risks everything and uses her new position to help the Scarlet Guard -a growing Red rebellion-even as her heart tugs her in an impossible direction. one wrong move can lead to her death,but in the dangerous game she plays,the only certainty is betrayal.

TITLE: RED QUEEN

AUTHOR: VICTORIA  AVEYARD

        

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THE SCENE OF BLOODY GANG WARS

Patrick and Ingrid’s friend DCI James Carrick asks for help when his patch,the beautiful city of Bath,unexpectedly becomes the scene of bloody gang wars.Having made the move from M15 to SOCA,the Serious Organized Crime Agency,the pair is well prepared to take almost anything. The fearsome criminal known as “uncle “,a master of changing identities,has been spotted in Bath,accompanied as always by his vicious minder,Joy Murphy.When the gang,always one step ahead of their pursuers,seek to confound them by having one of their local members accuse Patrick’s father,a vicar,of unseemly sexual advances.Patrick and Ingrid’s two oldest children,who fancy themselves detectives mount a brisk counter attack. Matthew is caught checking out the local pub,whose publican,almost certainly involved in criminal activity, has the cheek to accuse Matthew of breaking and entering.An angry Patrick scares some of the low-level local muscle into revealing what they know,but uncle is still on the loose .In the end,Patrick takes some dangerous chances and puts himself in harms way to catch up with uncle.Only some last minute intervention from Ingrid saves the family bacon.

       TITLE: RAT POISON

       AUTHOR: MARGARET DUFFY

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HE TURNED ON HER AS WELL

While They Slept By Kathryn Harrison

Early on an April morning,eighteen year old Billy Frank Gilly,Jr.killed his sleeping parents.Surprised in the act by his younger sister Becky,he turned on her as well.Billy then climbed the stairs to the bedroom of his other sister,Jody,and said,”we’re free”.But is one ever free after an unredeemable act of violence?

TITLE: WHILE THEY SLEPT

AUTHOR: KATHLEEN HARRISON

HE UTTERED THREE WORDS ONLY ” I WITNESSED MURDER”

Tweed-star detective turned spymaster reluctantly agrees to make enquiries into a man called Michael Volkanian at the urging of his old friend,superintendent Buchanan.Buchanan had found Michael on the steps in Whitehall,where he heard him utter only three words:’I witnessed murder.’With Paula Grey,Tweed embarks on his investigation and gradually locates four skeletons.Two of them are found on Dartmoor near the mansion of Drago Volkanian,the Armenian founder of a giant supermarket chain-and an armaments plant.Tweed interrogates Volkanian’s step daughter the steely and moody Lucinda,her elder brother Larry,the company managing director and meets Michael again,the youngest sibling,who is still unable to speak.He is suffering from amnesia or so say two psychiatrists.Unlike Buchanan,Tweed insists that the horrific murders are not random.A link must exist between the four victims.He also suspects that a foreign power is involved.With paula,Bob Newman and his team,Tweed travels south to Marseilles,where murder is a way of life.Escaping the city alive by a hairsbreadth,they race back to Britain,to desolate Dartmoor.One eerie climax follows another.But who is the ruthless killer? And could Michael be the key to the conundrum?

TITLE: NO MERCY

AUTHOR: COLLIN FORBES

A NIGHTMARE OF BLOODBATH IN ZURICH

A British agent mysteriously murdered on Lake Konstanz in Germany.Germany. Keith Mantel,his replacement,must move swiftly.Aided by Claire Hofer. The new-Nazi Delta organization or conspiracy ruthlessly.Double jeopardy.A nightmare bloodbath in Zurich.A sudden attempt on Mantel’s life.And close to midnight on 2nd June,the summit Express moves east,taking the four top Western leaders to meet their Soviet counterparts in Vienna,one of them is targeted.Which one is Mantel’s problem.And for the first time Tweed appears.

TITLE: DOUBLE JEOPARDY

AUTHOR: COLLIN FORBES