Take One Deranged Killer. Add One Determined Cop. You Get One Deadly Obsession. . .
From the moment he sees the young woman’s body in a bathtub in her Marriott Airport hotel room on the outskirts of Evansville,Indiana , homicide detective Jack Murphy knows he’s looking at a truly demented but brilliantly designed puzzle. She’s been drained of blood. Missing her left hand and her eyes.Her tongue has been cut out and stuffed in the tub drain where she is found floating in blood and the killer left a special message just for him. Hours later, he sees her severed hand arranged on a second victim’s body. The newspaper has the gruesome details. The FBI has a theory. But only Murphy knows how hard he’ll have to push and how much he’ll have to risk to thwart the killer’s twisted game.
AUTHOR: RICK REED
TITLE: THE COLDEST FEAR
Homicide detective Taylor Jackson thinks she’s seen it all in Nashville but she’s never seen anything as perverse as The Conductor. Once his victim is captured, he contains her in a glass coffin, slowly starving her to death. Only then does he give in to his attraction. Later, he creatively disposes of the body by reenacting scenes from famous paintings. Strangely, similar macabre works are being displayed in Europe. Taylor teams up with her fiancé, FBI profiler Dr. John Baldwin, and New Scotland Yard detective James “Memphis” High Smythe a haunted man who has eyes only for Taylor to put an end to The Conductor’s art collection. Has the killer gone international? Or are there dueling artists, competing to create the ultimate masterpiece?
AUTHOR: J.T. ELLISON
TITLE: THE COLD ROOM
My Opinion: A Must Read
When the bodies of local homeless men turn up missing major organs, Detective CeeCee Gallagher is hot on the trail of a killer. Only after her husband, FBI Agent Michael Hagerman, is the target of a car bomb, does she realize what shes really dealing with. This is no mere madman. These killers are organized and more dangerous than any CeeCees seen before.
AUTHOR: STACY DITTRICH
TITLE: THE BODY MAFIA
GENRE: Mystery, Suspense
Wolf Hadda’s life has been a fairy tale. From his humble origins as a Cumbrian woodcutter’s son, he has risen to become a hugely successful entrepreneur, happily married to the woman of his dreams.
A knock on the door one morning ends it all. Universally reviled, thrown into prison while protesting his innocence, abandoned by friends and family, Wolf retreats into silence. Seven years later, prison psychiatrist Alva Ozigbo makes a breakthrough. Wolf begins to talk, and under her guidance he is paroled, returning to his family home in rural Cumbria. But there was a mysterious period in Wolf’s youth when he disappeared from home and was known to his employers as the Woodcutter. And now the Woodcutter is back, looking for the truth and revenge. Can Alva intervene before his pursuit of vengeance takes him to a place from which he can never come back?
AUTHOR: REGINALD HILL
TITLE: THE WOODCUTTER
GENRE: Psychological Thriller, Crime
Twelve years ago, the remote Yorkshire village of Dendale was purposefully flooded in the creation of a reservoir.As most of the villagers moved to the next town, three young Dendale girls went missing. No bodies were ever found, and the best suspect, a strange lad named Benny Lightfoot, was held for a time, then released. A plump, dark-haired girl named Betsy was the only child who escaped the attack and said it was Benny who grabbed her. But he escaped so cleanly, even Detective Dalziel couldn’t find him.The ruins of Dendale have begun to reappear in the reservoir and the child-snatching has started again.Dalziel, older, wiser, and more caustic, is determined to get his man this time. But his partner Peter Pascoe soon has a life and death problem with his own daughter distracting him. Now, as the threads of past and present wind tightly into a chilling mosaic of death and vengeance, a drowned valley begins to yield up its secrets of bones, memories, and desire until the identity of a killer rests on what a small child saw and what another, now grown, feared with all her heart to remember.
AUTHOR: REGINALD HILL
TITLE: ON BEULAH HEIGHT
GENRE: Mystery, Thriller
There are many ways to die in a hospital,being sick is only one of them.
Chief resident Steve Mitchell is the quintessential surgeon: ambitious, intelligent, confident. Charged with molding a group of medical trainees into doctors, and in line for a coveted job, Steve’s future is bright. But then a patient mysteriously dies,another is seriously injured during surgery, and a self-indulgent sexual encounter puts his marriage at risk.It quickly becomes clear that a killer is on the loose in his hospital. A killer set on playing a deadly game with Steve. A killer holding information that could ruin his career and marriage. Now, alone and under a cloud of suspicion, Steve must discover a way to outsmart his opponent and save the killer’s next victim before the cycle repeats itself again and again.
AUTHOR: KELLY PARSONS
TITLE: DOING HARM
GENRE: Medical Thriller,Mystery
MY OPINION: A Must Read
HITMAN: AGENT 47 centers on an elite assassin who was genetically engineered from conception to be the perfect killing machine,and is only known by the last two digits on the barcode tattooed at the back of his neck.His major target is a mega – corporation that plans to unlock the secret of Agent 47’s past to create an army of killers whose powers will surpass all. He teams up with a a woman who may know the secret to overcome their powerful enemies.
This new action movie is directed by Aleksander Bach and written by Skip Woods and Michael Finch. Starring Rupert Friend, Hannah Ware, Zachary Quinto, Ciaran Hinds, Thomas Kretschmann and Angelababy. Release date August 21,2015
The very first trailer for Fox’s video game adaptation showcases plenty of tasty assassination action.
Check out the official trailer at http://www.foxmovies.com/movies/hitman-agent 47
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2} ON SPENDING: If you buy things you do not need, soon you will have to sell things you need.
3} ON SAVINGS: Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving.
4} ON TAKING RISK: Never test the depth of a river with both feet.
5} ON INVESTMENT: Do not put all eggs in one basket.
6} ON EXPECTATIONS: Honesty is a very expensive gift.Do not expect it from cheap people.
7} Past is a waste paper, present is a newspaper, and future is a question paper.Come out of your past, control the present, and secure the future.
8} When bad things happen in your life, you have three choices.You can either let it define you, let it destroy you or you can let it strengthen you.
9} Our eyes are in the front because it is more important to look ahead than to look backwards.
10} We use pencil when we were young, but now we use pens.Do you know why? Because mistakes in childhood can easily be erased, unlike now.