Newly promoted DI Matt Pryor is disappointed when his first case seems to be a simple death from natural causes that is,until the post-mortem shows something quite unexpected.The elderly man who died on a Cardiff train was murdered poisoned by one of the other passengers.But who?
There’s a photograph in the dead man’s pocket a photograph that matches one owned by young professional Ellie Bevan.Is it just a coincidence that Ellie’s the one who stayed with the body until the police arrived or did she have a more sinister reason for sticking around?Matt’s boss DCI Martin Phelps is delving into a tricky case of his own.The new superintendent is determined to clear up any old cases with a whiff of police corruption about them and Phelps is sent to investigate the decade-old murder of a young Somali man.He soon discovers that the police reports are filled with errors.Sloppy detective work or a cover-up? Both Pryor and Phelps soon find themselves surprisingly drawn towards investigating a respected humanitarian charity.Feted by important people,the organisation isn’t quite what it seems and a wrong move could spell disaster …
AUTHOR: WONNY LEA
TITLE: NEVER DEAD
The intervening years have not lessened the Blackwells’ drama or talent for manipulation, domination,and passion.Though Kate is long gone,the children of her beloved granddaughters,Eve and Alexandra battle to carry on her powerful legacy.Each is determined to control Kruger-Brent, Ltd.,the multibillion-dollar international corporation with holdings in diverse industries around the globe.But only one can reign supreme.
Lexi Templeton is a ruthless competitor with the brains and beauty to match.Raised by her psychiatrist father Lexi burns to follow in her great-grandmother’s footsteps and become her own Mistress of the Game.She is not alone in her ambitions.Her handsome and nefarious cousin,Max Webster,the son of Eve,will stop at nothing to own the prize of Kruger-Brent.Driven by hatred,jealousy,and blinding devotion to his bitter and twisted mother,he will seduce,betray,and even kill to succeed.And there is another player with plans of his own:a little-known descendant of Kate’s great-grandfather.Growing up in poverty in Aberdeen,Scotland,handsome and cunning Gabriel McGregor is determined to fulfill his destiny,a quest that will lead him deep into the heart of the Kruger-Brent empire.In a family rife with secrets,murder,hidden identities,perversions and a depraved sense of honor,the player who wins the game may be the only one who will survive.
AUTHOR: SIDNEY SHELDON
TITLE: MISTRESS OF THE GAME:
Surfing on a dating site,NYPD detective Kat Donovan feels her whole world explode.Staring back at her is her ex-fiancé,the man who shattered her heart and whom she hasn’t seen in eighteen years.But when Kat reaches out to the man in the profile,an unspeakable conspiracy comes to light.As Kat begins to investigate,her feelings are challenged about everyone she’s ever loved even her father,whose cruel murder so long ago has never been fully explained.With lives on the line,including her own,Kat must venture deeper into the darkness than she ever has before and discover if she has the strength to survive what she finds there.
AUTHOR: HARLAN COBEN
TITLE: MISSING YOU
Kidnapped,pregnant teen turns the tables.
A helpless,pregnant 16-year-old manipulative prodigy who’s just been yanked from the serenity of her home and shoved into a dirty van. Kidnapped…Alone…Terrified.From the first moment of her kidnapping,feels a calm desire for two things: to save her unborn child and to exact merciless revenge.She is methodical calculating scientific in her plotting.A clinical sociopath? Leaving nothing to chance,secure in her timing and practice,she waits for the perfect moment to strike. what happens when the victim is just as cold as her abductors.The agents searching for a kidnapped girl have their own frustrations and desires.Who is the victim? Who is the aggressor?
AUTHOR: SHANNON KIRK
TITLE: METHOD 15/33