Mickey Bolitar’s year can’t get much worse. After witnessing his father’s death and sending his mom to rehab,he’s forced to live with his estranged uncle Myron and switch high schools.Fortunately,he’s met a great girl,Ashley,and it seems like things might finally be improving.But then Ashley vanishes.Mickey follows Ashley’s trail into a seedy underworld that reveals that Ashley isn’t who she claimed to be.And neither was Mickey’s father.Soon Mickey learns about a conspiracy so shocking that it leaves him questioning everything about the life he thought he knew.
AUTHOR: HARLAN COBEN
Coroner Jenny Cooper investigates…An unlikely suicide or a deadly conspiracy? When Bristol Coroner Jenny Cooper investigates the fatal plunge of a man from a motorway bridge,she little suspects that it has any connection with the sudden death of a friend’s thirteen year old daughter from a deadly strain of meningitis.But as Jenny pieces together the dead man’s last days,she’s drawn into a mystery whose dark ripples stretch across continents and back through decades.In an investigation which will take her into the sinister realms of unbridled human ambition and corrupt scientific endeavour,Jenny is soon forced to risk the love and lives of those closest to her,as a deadly race to uncover the truth begins…….
TITLE: THE CHOSEN DEAD
The mission seems simple enough:extract a pharmaceutical magnate from Russian soil,a volatile man who holds the secret to a deadly bioweapon.But nothing is as it appears to be A desperate call from Painter Crowe,director of Sigma Force,thrusts Tucker and Kane into a frantic race to rescue the brilliant-but-deluded Abram Bukolov from a cadre of skilled assassins,a deadly team backed by a shadowy Russian general,a figure bent on revenge and power.
Hunted and betrayed at every turn,Tucker and Kane must discover the truth behind a biological threat,a horror out of the ancient past that can be weaponized to terrorize the modern world.The journey of discovery will take the pair across the frozen steppes of Russia to the sun blasted savannas of South Africa,from the war torn mountains of Namibia to the snowy Great Lakes of the United States.As time rapidly runs out,the deep and intimate bond between dog and soldier will be tested to the extreme. It will take all of their skill,talent,and,most of all,trust in each other to piece together a mystery going back to the origins of life on Earth,to discover the key to an ancient peril that can destroy the heartland of America,and,with it,the world.
TITLE: THE KILL SWITCH
AUTHOR: JAMES ROLLINS and GRANT BLACKWOOD
The young lady had just retired to her room when sounds of a struggle ensue,and cries of “Murder!” and revolver shots ring out.When her locked door is finally broken down by her father and a servant,they find the woman on the floor,badly hurt and bleeding.No one else is in the room.There is no other exit except through a barred window.How did the attacker escaped or is the attacker still in the room?
TITLE: THE MYSTERY OF THE YELLOW ROOM
AUTHOR: GASTON LEROUX
Longtime defense attorney Mickey Haller is recruited to change stripes and prosecute the high-profile retrial of a brutal child murder After 24 years in prison,convicted killer Jason Jessup has been exonerated by new DNA evidence. Haller is convinced Jessup is guilty,and he takes the case on the condition that he gets to choose his investigator, LAPD Detective Harry Bosch.Together,Botch and Haller set off on a case fraught with political and personal danger.Opposing them is Jessup,now out on bail,a defense attorney who excels at manipulating the media,and a runaway eyewitness reluctant to testify after so many years.With the odds and the evidence against them,Bosch and Haller must nail a sadistic killer once and for all. If Bosch is sure of anything, it is that Jason Jessup plans to kill again.
TITLE: THE REVERSAL
AUTHOR: MICHAEL CONELLY
A month ago,world-renowned artist Victor Maitland was found dead in his Mott Street studio stabbed repeatedly in the back.With no clear leads or suspects,the New York Police Department calls Chief Edward Delaney out of retirement.Delaney is still adjusting to life on the outside,and he’s bored by his free time He welcomes the chance to put his well-honed investigative skills to the test once again.To investigate the case,Delaney plunges into Maitland’s rarefied orbit.Following a winding path of avarice,deception, and fraud,Delaney uncovers a long line of suspects that includes Maitland’s wife,son,and mistress.When a second murder rocks Manhattan’s art world Delaney moves closer to the truth about what kind of a man or monster Victor Maitland really was.But which of the artist’s enemies was capable of killing him and leaving no trail?
TITLE: THE SECOND DEADLY SIN
AUTHOR: LAWRENCE SANDERS
Marcus Williams and Francis Ackerman Jr.both have a talent for hurting people.Marcus,a former New York City homicide detective uses his abilities to protect others while Ackerman uses his gifts to inflict pain and suffering.He Must Embrace The Monster Within Himself When both men become unwilling pawns in a conspiracy that reaches to the highest levels of our government,Marcus finds himself in a deadly game of cat and mouse trapped between a twisted psychopath and a vigilante with seemingly unlimited resources.
Aided by a rogue FBI agent and the vigilante’s beautiful daughter a woman with whom he’s quickly falling in love.Marcus must expose the deadly political conspiracy and confront his past while hunting down one of the most cunning and ruthless killers in the world.
TITLE: THE SHEPHERS
AUTHOR: ETHAN CROSS
EVERY NIGHT WE GO TO BED,WE HAVE NO ASSURANCE TO WAKE UP THE NEXT MORNING BUT STILL WE HAVE PLANS FOR TOMORROW. THAT’S HOPE
MAY GOD BE
ABOVE YOU -FOR BLESSING
BELOW YOU -FOR SUPPORT
BEFORE YOU -FOR GUIDANCE
BEHIND YOU -FOR PROTECTION
BESIDE YOU -FOR COMFORT
INSIDE YOU -FOR SUSTENANCE
Livia Lacey came to the house she inherited in London’s Cavendish Square with her two friends,Lady Cornelia Dagenham and Lady Aurelia Farnham,to experience the excitement of city life.With Cornelia now happily married,Livia and Aurelia are on their own.But dashing Prince Alex Prokov,a newcomer to London,seems enchanted by Liv the moment they meet.Disarmed by the prince’s determined pursuit of her,his exuberant joy of living, and the desires he awakens in her,Liv agrees to marry him.But while night is a time for passionate embraces,Liv discovers that her irresistible husband can be as autocratic as he is extravagantly generous. While Alex balks at Liv’s independent ways,he refuses to explain his own comings and goings.When Liv learns one of Alex’s secrets she only loves him more.But when she learns the other secret, will she feel wickedly betrayed?
TITLE: TO WED A WICKED PRINCE
AUTHOR: JANE FEATHER
When Cora Mason wakes in a desert,she doesn’t know where she is or who put her there. As she explores,she finds an impossible mix of environments tundra next to desert,farm next to jungle,and a strangely empty town cobbled together from different cultures all watched over by eerie black windows.And she isn’t alone.
Four other teenagers have also been taken:a beautiful model,a tattooed smuggler,a secretive genius,and an army brat who seems to know too much about Cora’s past.None of them have a clue as to what happened,and all of them have secrets As the unlikely group struggles for leadership,they slowly start to trust each other.But when their mysterious jailer a handsome young guard called Cassian appears,they realize that their captivity is more terrifying than they could ever imagine:Their captors aren’t from Earth.And they have taken the five teenagers for an otherworldly zoo where the exhibits are humans.
As a forbidden attraction develops between Cora and Cassian,she realizes that her best chance of escape might be in the arms of her own jailer though that would mean leaving the others behind.Can Cora manage to save herself and her companions? And if so…. what world lies beyond the walls of their cage?
TITLE : THE CAGE
AUTHOR: MEGAN SHEPHERD