For SWAT sniper Jake Denton,the bullet casings he saves as grim reminders of his “kills” are beginning to add up.His wife,his department-ordered psychiatrist,and even Jake himself are all beginning to question just how these sanctioned kills are affecting his mental health.Nobody wants him to end up like Lee Staley,his mentor and ex-partner now out on permanent psych leave, drinking himself to death,and the prime suspect in a series of shootings that have paralyzed Northern California.Jake doesn’t believe that Staley’s guilty,but since their job has taught them to kill,how easy would it be for his friend to cross over to the other side? How easy would it be for him?
On every police force in the country,there’s a SWAT sniper going about his daily life,acting like an average cop,until the moment when the call comes in.Then they become a hostage’s last hope and a criminal’s worst nightmare.To some,they are silent heroes to others,silent killers.
AUTHOR: GRANT JERKINS AND JAN THOMAS
TITLE: DONE IN ONE
what happens when innocent hospital patients are used as medical “incubators” against their will.
Lynn Pierce,a fourth-year medical student at Mason Dixon University,thinks she has her life figured out. But when her otherwise healthy boyfriend,Carl,enters the hospital for routine surgery,she doesn’t know it’s the last time she will see him whole again.
Devastated by Carl’s death,Lynn searches for answers.Convinced there’s more to the story than what the authorities are willing to reveal,Lynn uses all her resources at Mason Dixon including her initially reluctant lab partner,Edward to hunt down evidence of medical error or malpractice.What she uncovers,however,is far more disturbing.Hospitals associated with Sentinel Healthcare, including the one attached to Mason Dixon,have unnervingly high rates of unexplained anesthetic complications and patients contracting serious and terminal illness in the wake of routine surgery.When Lynn and Edward begin to receive death threats,they know they’re into something bigger than either of them anticipated.They soon enter a desperate race against time for answers before shadowy forces behind Sentinel Healthcare can put a stop to their efforts once and for all.
AUTHOR: ROBIN COOK
Through a heinous and traumatizing childhood,Amy McCail became a psychologist for a mental institution.She encounters a patient who rekindles all of her suppress and painful childhood memories which also connects her with his puzzling case of violence and torture.Mr. Valentine lived in the mental institution for almost all of his life,haunted by the truth of his mother and father’s death. His constant battle within,calms the brutal nights of torture given by his doctor,Dr. Barnes.When Doctor McCail meets Mr. Valentine for the first time,she was compel to know more about him as a person.Unaware of the demons that resides within him…In order for him to begin a normal and ordinary life, Dr. Amy McCail must be willing to let go of all of her logic and reasoning to reach him. Unknowingly,she invokes an evil inside him.Waiting for the right moment to wreak havoc on the world,and to seek its revenge on the person who caused it to fight for its existence.To solve the mysterious and random murders which surrounds the hospital,Dr. McCail will discover a connection between her and Mr. Valentine.Revealing her involvement with his lifelong issues.
AUTHOR: ELIJAH CAINAAN
TITLE: NEVER THINK OF ME
When former tennis star Suzze T and her rock star husband, Lex,encounter an anonymous Facebook post questioning the paternity of their unborn child,Lex runs off, and Suzze at eight months pregnant asks Myron to save her marriage,and perhaps her husband’s life.But when he finds Lex,he also finds someone he wasn’t looking for: his sister-in-law,Kitty,who along with Myron’s brother abandoned the Bolitar family long ago.As Myron races to locate his missing brother while their father clings to life,he must face the lies that led to the estrangement including the ones told by Myron himself.
AUTHOR: HARLAN COBEN
TITLE: LIVE WIRE
Somewhere in Scotland the unthinkable is about to happen something that would shatter the very bedrock of society.For Deputy Chief Constable Bob Skinner,time is pressing…..Four ruthless,Albanian gangsters have infiltrated Edinburgh’s underworld and MI5 are all over it.They believe they are trying to move into the city’s drug scene.But do they have a bigger,more audacious objective?The son of a police officer is found dead in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle.A youthful prank gone wrong,or a foretaste of things to come?The police force is in trouble as Scotland’s unscrupulous First Minister plans to take it over, threatening ruin to anyone who gets in his way.How do you stop the man who holds the reins of power? A triple threat for Skinner, but will his troubled marriage cloud his judgement?The crimes begin to collide: fragments of the truth are revealed.Skinner and his team race against time to piece them together will it all come down to a shot in the dark?
AUTHOR: QUINTIN JARDINE
TITLE: LETHAL INTENT
A young girl who has been missing for eight months,suddenly reappears and commits a heinous murder.She claims not to know why she did it,or where she had been for the last few months.The girl’s desperate parents hire private investigators,Jake and Annie Lincoln,to find the truth behind their daughter’s disappearance,and why she would return and kill a stranger in cold blood.An ex-con,who had seemingly turned his life around,becomes the next victim when a young boy shoots him,and then casually holds the gun to his own head, and pulls the trigger.
An aspiring city councilor is executed in the same manner.None of the deadly murderers seem to be aware of their actions.As the Lincolns race to solve the puzzle of why young killers are casually murdering without remorse,they are drawn into a dangerous conspiracy and become targets of a mercile.
AUTHOR : RAYVEN T. HILL
TITLE: JUSTICE FOR HIRE
In Tulsa,Ben Kincaid has built a national reputation as a stalwart defense attorney who will fight tirelessly for his clients.In Evanston,Illinois,Johnny Christensen has built a national reputation as a sadistic bigot who beat and stabbed a gay man and left him to die.When Johnny’s mother comes to Ben and begs him to defend her son,he has one secret reason for saying no.
But while Ben turns down the case,his younger,beautiful partner,Christina McCall,does not.Traveling to Chicago and facing an explosion of controversy and deadly violence surrounding the trial,Christina steps into a case that is already nearly lost.Her client’s only defense is his claim that he left his victim bludgeoned but aliveTo prove that someone else committed the actual murder, Christina needs a little bit of evidence and a good motive to go with it.When unforeseen circumstances force Ben Kincaid to enter the trial the defense attorney sees only one way to prove Johnny’s innocence.But Ben’s plan means luring a killer out of the woodwork even though he may kill again…
AUTHOR: WILLIAM BERNHARDT
TITLE: HATE CRIME
The first child was taken from her house. The second from his mother’s car. The third from her own bedroom…
When Helen and Sean Phillips go out for the evening,leaving their teenage daughter babysitting little Frankie,they have no idea that they are about to face every parent’s greatest fear.Detective Inspector Patrick Lennon is hopeful that the three children who have been abducted in this patch of south-west London will be returned safe and well.But when a body is found in a local park,Lennon realizes that time is running out and that nothing in this case is as it seems…Blending police procedural with psychological thriller,From the Cradle will have every parent checking that their children are safe in their beds…then checking again.
AUTHOR: LOUISE VOSS AND MARK EDWARDS
TITLE: FROM THE CRADLE
THE MEDIA TELLS YOU
WHO TO LOVE,
WHO TO HATE,
WHO TO BE AFRAID OF,
WHO TO TRUST,
WHAT TO THINK ,AND
WHAT NOT TO THINK.
BE YOURSELF AND FREE YOUR MIND FROM MENTAL SLAVERY.
The murder of an ex-drug dealer ex-con gunned down on his mother’s doorstep seems just another turf war fatality.Why then has Seattle homicide investigator J.P. Beaumont been instructed to keep this assignment hush-hush? Meanwhile,Beau’s lover and fellow cop,Mel Soames,is involved in her own confidential investigation.Registered sex offenders from all over Washington State are dying at an alarming rate and not all due to natural causes.A metropolis the size of Seattle holds its fair share of brutal crime,corruption, and dirty little secrets.But when the separate trails they’re following begin to shockingly intertwine,Beau and Mel realize that they have stumbled onto something bigger and more frightening than they anticipated a deadly conspiracy that’s leading them to lofty places they should not enter… and may not be allowed to leave alive.
AUTHOR: J.A JANCE
TITLE: JUSTICE DENIED