When private detective Dana Cutler is hired by an attorney with powerful political connections,the assignment seems simple enough: follow a pretty college student named Charlotte Walsh and report on where she goes and whom she sees.But then the unexpected happens.One night,Cutler follows Walsh to a secret meeting with Christopher Farrington,the president of the United States.The following morning,Walsh’s dead body shows up and Cutler has to run for her life.In Oregon Brad Miller,a junior associate in a huge law firm is working on the appeal of a convicted serial killer.Clarence Little,now on death row,claims he was framed for the murder of a teenager who,at the time of her death,worked for the then governor,Christopher Farrington.Suddenly,a small-time private eye and a fledgling lawyer find themselves in possession of evidence that suggests that someone in the White House is a murderer.Their only problem? Staying alive long enough to prove it.
AUTHOR: PHILLIP MARGOLIN
TITLE: EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE
When wealthy,widowed art patron Virginia Neville officially announces her engagement to Jake O’Neill her handsome,charming,and much younger fiancé at a gala gallery opening,not all the gathered friends and stepfamily are pleased.And before the last champagne bubble pops,murder disrupts the grand celebration.Bookstore owner Annie Darling has a vested interest in the investigation,and she’s determined to untangle an unholy marriage of jealousy,blackmail,and malicious mischief,even if it means having to cross swords with hubby Max and cross paths with a cruelly clever stalker.
AUTHOR: CAROLYN HART
TITLE: ENGAGED TO DIE
Terror gripped the city.They found four corpses on four days,each more hideous than the last.At first,the cops thought they were dealing with a psychopath or a vicious gangland war.But soon they heard eerie sounds in the ventilation system and saw unearthly silver eyes in the snow-slashed night.In a city paralyzed by blizzard,something watches,something stalks.The ultimate intended victims are young and innocent.The clock is ticking……….
AUTHOR: DEAN KOONTZ
If you’re reading this, then I’ve died…Imagine your husband wrote you a letter,to be opened after his death.Imagine,too,that the letter contains his deepest,darkest secret something with the potential to destroy not just the life you built together,but the lives of others too.Imagine,then,that you stumble across that letter while your husband is still very much alive… Cecilia Fitzpatrick has achieved it all she’s an incredibly successful business woman,a pillar of her small community and a devoted wife and mother.Her life is as orderly and spotless as her home.But that letter is about to change everything,and not just for her:Rachel and Tess barely know Cecilia or each other but they too are about to feel the earth-shattering repercussions of her husband’s secret.
AUTHOR: LIANE MORIARTY
TITLE: THE HUSBAND’S SECRET