A female spymaster will face mortal danger to protect her husband and her Queen.London,1582: Mistress Rosamond Jaffrey,a talented and well educated woman of independent means,is recruited by Queen Elizabeth 1st spymaster,Sir Francis Walsingham,to be lady -in -waiting to Lady Mary,a cousin of the Queen.With her talent in languages and knowledge of ciphers and codes,she will be integral to the spymaster as an intelligence gatherer,being able to get close to Lady Mary just at the time when she is being courted by Russia’s Ivan the Terrible.
However,there are some nobles at court who will do anything they can to thwart such an alliance;and Rosamond soon,realizes the extent of the danger,when a prominent official is murdered and then an attempt is made on both her and Lady Mary’s lives.In her quest to protect her ward and her estranged husband-Rosamond must put herself in mortal peril.
TITLE: MURDER IN THE QUEENS WARDROBE
AUTHOR: KATHY LYNN EMERSON
August 1917,Britain is mired in bloody stalemate on the Western Front and questions are being asked in government about the leadership of the army.Soldier spy Sandy Innes is summoned from his undercover work in Belgium by the new Secret Service to investigate.Officially transferred to field Marshal Haig’s headquarters in France to prepare agents for the next big push,his secret mission is to spy on Haig’s intelligence chiefs.At GHQ,no one is interested in Innes’s inside knowledge.Instead,he is attached to an advance assault group dubbed ‘ the Suicide Club’.His fellow intelligence officers have little faith in the top secret information being fed to Haig by their superior,and as Innes digs deeper he begins to suspect treachery.
The stakes could be higher: the fate of hundreds of thousands of British soldiers.In a tense race against time,against the background of political machinations in government and at GHQ,Innes must survive behind enemy lines to uncover the truth.
TITLE: THE SUICIDE CLUB
AUTHOR: ANDREW WILLIAMS
What makes the letter ” J ” Very Special is
1) JESUS was born in JUDEA which is in JERUSALEM whose father was JOSEPH the son of JACOB
2) He was baptised by JOHN the baptist in the popular river JORDAN.
3) JAMES and JOHN were his best disciples,He was known as the King of JEWS.
4) He was sold by JUDAS Iscariot just for thirty pieces of silver.
5) And when He died,JOSEPH of Arimathea requested for His body and was buried in JERUSALEM,That’s why He’s GOD of JUSTICE.
Finally, His name is JEHOVAH JIREH.
Thomas De Quincey,infamous for his memoir confessions of an English opium-eater,is a major suspect in a series of ferocious mass murders identical to ones that terrorized London forty-three years earlier.The blueprint for the killings seems to be De Quincey’s essay ” On Murder Considered as one of the fine Arts”.
Desperate to clear his name but crippled by opium addiction,De Quincey is aided by his devoted daughter Emily and a pair of determined Scotland Yard detectives.
TITLE: MURDER AS A FINE ART
AUTHOR: DAVID MORRELL
From victim to victor! How one woman broke free….
A true story of murder and saving grace in Ohio.After years her silence is broken.
Growing up in a dysfunctional family where love was not to be found,Carol eventually became entrapped in a dysfunctional family herself.But her situation was far worse than the average one.Her story includes abuse,manipulation,prostitution,and murder.Many people who are trapped in such evil web never escape.
Making headlines was never her goal,but when murder planned by a powerful judge brought her to the forefront,Carol couldn’t avoid it.There was no place to turn for help,or so she thought.Women who are caught up in this seemingly hopeless misfortune feel trapped into doing whatever it takes for them to be loved,and not knowing there is an answer:an understanding heavenly Father who loves them unconditionally.
TITLE: SECRET WITNESS
AUTHOR: CAROL J. KILBANE BYLER
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surete du Quebec has solve his previous cases in the fall,winter and spring in the idyllic.Three pines village of Quebec’s Eastern Townships.But now it is a scorching summer and he is on vacation at the nearby historic Manoir Bellechasse to celebrate Canada Day,July 1,and his thirty-fifth anniversary with his beloved Reine-Marie.Murder,however as everyone knows,never vacations,so he has no sooner settled into the inn and its amenities than he is called upon to solve the most puzzling ” How ” of all the murder cases in his career as a several ton statue topples from its marble pedestal to church its bloodied,mud covered victim,but leaves the pedestal unblemished?
TITLE: THE MURDER STONE
AUTHOR: LOUISE PENNY
Deep in England’s green and pleasant land something evil lurks……Dr. John Watson is back home,fresh from his time in the trenches of Flanders Fields.The horrors of war weigh heavy on his mind,and now,his task is to help rehabilitate soldiers suffering from the crippling effects of shell-shock.But the war is not yet over and in one corner of England lies a secret,one that the establishment is determined to keep under wraps.
For the woodlands of the lush countryside,the government is building the secret weapon which will win the war for Britain,Here they are developing the land ship never before seen “tanks” which the army is convinced will end the statemate on the Western Front.But then disaster strikes.After a training exercise in one of the tanks,eight men are mysteriously struck down,seven of them dead.There is just the one survivor,and he’s not talking.It is clear something is horribly wrong,and the army calls in the only man who will know how to solve the mystery: Dr. John Watson.
TITLE: THE DEAD CAN WAIT
AUTHOR: ROBERT RYAN
NO ONE IS WHAT THEY SEEM TO BE…………
Who is Lisa Trent,mysterious redhead who warns Tweed of impending catastrophe? Aides to top Statesmen in Washington,London,Paris and Berlin are murdered by the invisible Mr. Blue. Tweed,Paula and Newman race,to East Sussex to view the second victim,then back to London which,mercifully,they reach alive.Tweed meets slippery Garvin Thunder,flamboyant Oskar Vernon,the devious MTS France and murderous Delgado.Lisa… fleeing for her life..keeps reappearing.Pursuing the secret Elite club,Tweed and his team fly to Hamburg to meet a key informant…just before he too is murdered.
The frenetic pursuit leads to an ancient Plensburg on the Danish border,the tem always under attack.But who is Rhinoceros? Could it be urban Victor Rondel,partner in the world’s richest bank? The startling climax erupts violently on Berg Island in the Bartic.
AUTHOR: COLLIN FORBES
Jack Reacher,Hero,Loner,Soldier’s son.An elite military cop,he was one of the army’s brightest stars.But in every cop’s life there’s one case that changes everything.For Jack Reacher,this is that case.
New year’s day,1990.In a North Carolina motel,a two star general is found dead.His brief case is missing.Nobody knows what was in it.Within minutes Reacher has his orders: control the situation.Within hours the general’s wife is murdered.Then the dominoes really start to fall.Somewhere inside the vast worldwide fortress that is the U.S. Army,Reacher is being set up as a fall guy with the worst enemies a man can have.But Reacher won’t quit.He’s fighting a new kind of war against an enemy he didn’t know he had.And against a conspiracy more chilling,ingenious,and treacherous than anyone could have guessed.
TITLE: THE ENEMY
AUTHOR: LEE CHILD
Life is sweet again for Oz Blackstone,private investigator turned money magnet,successful television performer,lottery winner,on the edge of movie stardom,and reunited with his partner Primavera Philips,things couldn’t be better until a visit from his pal Mike Dylan resurrects his career as an investigator,on the trail of a poison pen.
Oz thinks it will be nothing much,until the threats start coming and his nearest and dearest become targets themselves.
TITLE: SCREEN SAVERS
AUTHOR: QUINTIN JARDINE