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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Developing new bio-weapons,the US Department of Defense has secretly cloned the world’s most notorious murderers, to study their DNA and isolate the genetic of evil.The program contains dozens of young men who have no clue of their evil heritage including John Wayne Gacy, Ted Bundy, and the Son of Sam.Enacting a twisted game of nature vs. nurture, the scientists raise some of the clones with loving families and others in abusive circumstances to match their genetic forefathers.
When the most dangerous boys are set free by their creator, escaping with three canisters of a mysterious chemical weapon that could destroy an entire city, it?s up to a former Army Ranger to stop them?with the help of a teenage killer clone.A man with demon of his own,former black ops soldier Shawn Castillo is hot on their trail.But Shawn didn’t count on the quiet young boy he finds hiding in an abandoned house; a boy who has just learned he is the clone of Jeffrey Dahmer.As Jeffrey and Castillo race across the country as unlikely allies on the trail of the rampaging teens’increasing violence,Castillo must protect the boy who is the embodiment of his biggest fears and who may also be his last hope.
TITLE: CAIN’S BLOOD
AUTHOR: GEOFFREY GIRARD
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A rich old man, Rupert Moncrieff,is beaten to death in the silence of his West Country waterside mansion his head hooded and his throat cut.His extended family are still living beneath his roof,each with their own room,their own story,their own ghosts,and their own motives for murder.And in this world of darkness and dysfunction are the artefacts and memories of colonial atrocities that are returning to haunt them all.At the heart of the murder investigation is DS Jimmy Suttle who,along with his estranged journalist wife Lizzie,is fighting his own demons after the abduction and death of their young daughter, Grace.But who killed Rupert Moncrieff? And what secrets is the house holding onto that could unravel this whole investigation?
The enquiry takes subtle to Africa and beyond as he slowly begins to understand the damage that human beings can inflict upon one another.Not simply on the battlefield. Not simply in the torture camps in the Kenyan bush.But much, much closer to home.
TITLE: SINS OF THE FATHER
AUTHOR: GRAHAM HURLEY
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1 Dead in Attic is a collection of stories by Times Picayune columnist Chris Rose, recounting the first harrowing year and a half of life in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.Celebrated as a local treasure and heaped with national praise,Rose provides a rollercoaster ride of observation,commentary,emotion,tragedy,and even humor in a way that only he could find in a devastated wasteland.They are stories of the dead and the living, stories of survivors and believers, stories of hope and despair. And stories about refrigerators.
1 Dead in Attic freeze-frames New Orleans, caught between an old era and a new,during its most desperate time,as it struggles out of the floodwaters and wills itself back to life.
TITLE: 1 DEAD IN ATTIC
AUTHOR: CHRIS ROSE
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With her energies focused on a baffling, vicious gang slaying and her personal life in shambles, Hollywood homicide detective Petra Connor has a full plate. The last thing she needs is a whiz-kid grad student claiming to have stumbled upon a bizarre connection between several unsolved murders.The victims had nothing in common,yet each died by the same method,on the same date ,a date that’s rapidly approaching again.And that leaves Petra with little time to unravel the twisted logic of a cunning predator who’s evaded detection for years and whose terrible hour is once more at hand.
AUTHOR: JONATHAN KELLERMAN
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A violinist is murdered in his home.The dead virtuoso’s maid swears she heard three musicians playing in the night But with only one body in the locked practice room and no way in or out the case makes no sense.Fearing a national panic over another Ripper, Scotland Yard sends Inspector Ian Frey to investigate under the cover of a fake department specializing in the occult.However, Frey’s new boss,Detective ‘Nine-Nails’ McGray,actually believes in such supernatural nonsense.McGray’s tragic past has driven him to superstition,but even Frey must admit that this case seems beyond reason And once someone loses all reason who knows what they will lose next…
TITLE: THE STRINGS OF MURDER
AUTHOR: OSCAR DE MURIEL
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