CONSPIRACY

For two of Nick Stone’s closest ex-SAS comrades,it was to have been the perfect,victimless crime.But when they’re double-crossed and the robbery goes devastatingly wrong,only Stone can identify his friend’s killer and track him down.As one harrowing piece of the complex and sinister jigsaw slots into another,Stone’s quest for vengeance becomes a journey to the heart of a chilling conspiracy,to which he and the beautiful Russian investigative journalist with whom he has become ensnared unwittingly hold the key. 

AUTHOR: ANDY MCNAB 

TITLE: EXIT WOUND 

PROSECUTED FOR MURDER

As the pampered daughter of one of Spring Creek’s most prestigious southern families,Ella Porter has lived her entire life on the straight-and-narrow,And being “good” has kept Ella safe and sane until now. Suggestive yet ominous letters have been arriving at her office with alarming frequency.Letters that remind her of the disturbing ones she used to get from Reed Conway the hellraiser she knew from childhood after her father prosecuted him for murder.Now Reed’s been released from prison,and though Ella finds herself wanting to believe his claims of innocence,she’s getting closer than a “good girl” ever should to a man with such a bad reputation…

AUTHOR: BEVERLY BARTON 

TITLE: EVERY MOVE SHE MAKES

A CITY UNDER SIEGE

On the coast of Scotland,in the “Granite City” of Aberdeen,Detective Sergeant Logan McRae is stuck between a rock and a hard place.Bumped to the homicide department’s “Screw-up Squad” after a sting operation gone wrong,Logan will do anything to prove that he doesn’t belong there,even if it means working overtime on two baffling cases: a fatal act of arson in a squatter’s apartment and the murder of a prostitute,stripped naked and beating to death in the city’s notorious red-light district.Despite DS Logan MacRae’s best efforts,it’s not long before another body turns up on a slab.

AUTHOR: STUART MACBRIDE 

TITLE: DYING LIGHT 

COVERING HIS TRACKS WITH BLOOD

Death Row By William Bernhardt

Oklahoma attorney Ben Kincaid put his reputation on the line when he represented Ray Goldman.The seemingly mild-mannered man was charged with massacring an entire suburban Tulsa family.When the prosecution’s star witness Erin Faulkner,the lone survivor of the slaughter took the stand,Goldman’s fate was sealed.But just as his date with the death chamber is imminent,Erin abruptly recants her testimony; after seven years of silence,she is desperate to keep an innocent man from dying.Yet the next day,Erin is discovered dead,an apparent suicide.And Ben Kincaid is the only witness to her stunning confession.Now Ben must hunt down the killer who is determined to cover his tracks with blood.

AUTHOR: WILLIAM BERNHARDT 

TITLE: DEATH ROW 

DEAD ON DEMAND

He had the perfect life. Now he’ll kill to get it back.A career man,Edwin Murphy has always put more effort into his work than his family.Everything changes for Edwin when his wife files for divorce.On the brink of losing his home,his job and his little girl,Edwin orchestrates an intricate plan to eliminate his wife and regain his former lifestyle.The police are baffled when bodies begin to appear all over London with no apparent connection between them.Inspector David Morton must think outside the box as he investigates the deadly web of deceit behind the murders.

AUTHOR: DANIEL CAMPBELL & SEAN CAMPBELL

TITLE: DEAD ON DEMAND

NOT DONE YET

Richard Knox has served his time,so why shouldn’t he be allowed to live wherever he wants? Yes,in the past he was a violent rapist,but he’s seen the error of his ways. Found God.Wants to leave his dark past in Newcastle behind him and make a new start. Or so he says.

Detective Sergeant Logan McRae isn’t exactly thrilled to be part of the team helping Knox settle into his new Aberdeen home.He’s even less thrilled to be stuck with DSI Danby from Northumbria Police the man who put Knox behind bars for ten years supposedly here to ‘keep an eye on things’.Only things are about to go very,very wrong.Edinburgh gangster Malk the Knife wants a slice of the development boom Donald Trump’s golf course is bringing to the Granite City,whether local crime lord Wee Hamish Mowat likes it or not.Three heavies from Newcastle want a ‘quiet word’ with DSI Danby about a missing mob accountant. And Richard Knox’s dark past isn’t done with him yet…

AUTHOR: STUART MACBRIDE 

TITLE: DARK BLOOD 

THE PRICE FOR TRUTH

When a troubled young woman turns herself in for murder,Lou Mason takes the case yet something about her story doesn’t add up.To catch a killer,Lou dives into a sordid world of money,drugs and a devastating black market where the price for the truth is paid in blood. 

AUTHOR: JOEL GOLDMAN 

TITLE: COLD TRUTH

MURDER INVESTIGATION REOPENED

A teenage girl stumbles across the body of her classmate,Tim Pieters,hidden amongst the bushes. His family is devastated,the killer is never found.Eighteen years later,political pressure sees the murder investigation reopened.Detective Ella Marconi tracks down Georgie Riley,the student who found the body,and who is now a paramedic.Georgie seems to be telling the truth,so then why does Ella receive an anonymous phone call insisting that Georgie knows more? And is it mere coincidence that her ambulance partner,Freya,also went to the same high school? Ella’s confusion increases when Tim’s mother,once so willing to get the police involved,suddenly turns her back on the investigation.Meanwhile,Tim’s cousin,the MP whose influence reopened the case,can’t seem to do enough to help.The more Ella digs into the past,the more the buried secrets and lies are brought to light.Can she track down the killer before more people are hurt?

AUTHOR: KATHERINE HOWELL 

TITLE: COLD JUSTICE 

ONE LATE NIGHT

Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks has reached a turning point.With his wife now living with another man in London and his career in the doldrums thanks to Chief Constable Riddle,it is time to ring the changes.Perhaps a second chance with Sandra?Perhaps move to the National Crime Squad?But then late one night he is summoned to Riddle’s house and his plans take a surprising new turn.For the Chief Constable’s sixteen-year-old daughter Emily has run away and for once Riddle wants Banks to use his unorthodox methods to find her without fuss.

AUTHOR: PETER ROBINSON

TITLE: COLD IS THE GRAVE 

THE EVIL PLANS

Private investigator Dana Cutler and attorney Brad Miller have overcome more than a few daunting challenges and powerful enemies to see justice done.Against tremendous odds,they successfully unmasked an American president’s involvement in a chain of murders.They also saved the life of a Supreme Court justice while foiling a conspiracy by rogue members of the CIA to fix a case headed for the court.Now wicked threats old and new are about to bring them together once again.Convicted serial killer Clarence Little has escaped from death row in Oregon,and Brad receives threatening messages in D.C.,where he is working for Senator Jack Carson,a high-ranking member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.A dead body,murdered according to Little’s M.O.,is found in the senator’s Georgetown home,and Carson has disappeared.While Dana is in Oregon digging into Carson’s shady background,a terrorist cell is poised to destroy a packed professional football stadium in one of the biggest attacks on American soil.As the senator’s personal life begins to dovetail with the cell’s evil plan,Brad and Dana will risk it all again to uncover the truth and save their country.

AUTHOR: PHILLIP MARGOLIN 

TITLE: CAPITOL MURDER