Andreas’s disappearance is a mystery to all,including his inseparable friend Zipp.But as much as the police question him,it’s not easy for Zipp to come forward with details of the last time he saw his friends: following an old woman into her home,brandishing his knife. Zipp waited anxiously outside but Andreas failed to reappear.Inspector Sejer and his colleague Skarre are baffled but while the confusion in the outside world continues,a chilling and heart-stopping drama is unfolding inside the old woman’s home.People are not always what they seem.Appearances aren’t always to be believed.
TITLE: WHEN THE DEVIL HOLDS THE CANDLE
Famously kidnapped at age six,Kick captured America’s hearts when she was rescued five years later.Now,twenty-one,she finds herself unexpectedly entangled in a missing child case that will put her talents to the test.Trained as a marksman,lock picker,escape artist and bomb maker by her abductor,Kick could not return to the life of the average young girl after her release.So,in view of therapy,she mastered martial arts,boxing,and knife throwing;learned how to escape from the trunk of a car Jimmy a pair of handcuffs,and walk without making a sound-all before she was thirteen.Kick has trained herself to be safe.But then two children go missing in three weeks and an enigmatic and wealthy for new weapons dealer approaches her with a proposition.John Bishop help recover the two children-he won’t take no for an answer.With lives hanging in the balance,Kick is set to be the crusader she has always imagined herself.Little does she know that the answers she and Bishop seek are hidden in one of the few places she doesn’t want to navigate-the dark corners of her own mind.
TITLE: ONE KICK
AUTHOR: CHELSEA CAIN
The snake that strike at the tortoise will discover a toothache.
A trap does not catches the wind.
The changing colours of the camelion only deceives the fool.
The snake and the millipede might craw with their bellies but that does not make them brothers.
The road does not tell the traveller what lies ahead.
1} The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and
convenience but where he stands in moment of challenge and controversy.
2} Even the richest man is poor when he is without a little bit of love in his heart.
3} You enter the beautiful city of success by passing through the ugly village failure.
4} Money is an article which may be used as a universal passport to everywhere except Heaven,and as a universal provider of everything except Happiness.
When coroner Jenny Cooper narrowly escapes death in a freak accident,she finds her propelled back to traumatic events then years in her past….We meet Jenny in the thick of her former career as a hard-working family lawyer.When one of her clients,fourteen-year-old Natasha,dies tragically under the wheels of a train,Jenny finds herself falsely accused of being responsible.Betrayed by her colleagues and pursued by the police,Jenny faces the fight of her life to prevent herself falling victim to a gross injustice.
TITLE: THE INNOCENT
AUTHOR: M.R. HALL
When a single father Danny Goodman suddenly finds himself unable to afford the private school his teenage daughter adores,he has no one to turn to for financial support.In what seems like a stroke of brilliant luck,Danny meets Thomas Galvin,the father of the wealthiest men in Boston. Galvin is aware of Danny’s situation and out of the blue offers $50.000 loan to help Danny cover his daughters tuition. Uncomfortable.Uncomfortable but desperate,Danny takes the money,promising to pay Galvin back.What transpires is something Danny never imagined.The moment the money is wired into his account,the DEA comes knocking on his door.Danny’s impossible choice:an indictment for accepting drug money that he can’t afford to fight in court,or an unthinkably treacherous undercover assignment helping the government get close to his new family friend.As Danny begins to lie to everyone in his life,including those he loves most in the world,he must decide once and for all who the real enemy is or risk losing everything-and everyone-that matters to him.
AUTHOR: JOSEPH FINDER
EX-FBI star profiler Jefferson Winter is no ordinary investigator.An eccentric genius and self-described geek with a passion for Mozart,he’s haunted by the legacy of his notorious serial killer father… and not likely to admit this may be why he has such a phenomenal insight into the psychology that drives the criminals he hunts.The former G-man is now a sought after freelance consultant,jetting around the globe helping local law enforcement agencies with their thoughest cases.When detective Inspector Mark Hatcher calls from Scotland Yard about a particularly disturbing case,Winter leaves his native California for the chilly streets of London to help trace down a sadistic serial kidnapper.Four victims,all women,all tortured and then lobotomized.None of them able to tell the police the name of their attacker.None of them able to live normal lives again.Just broken dolls,played with then discarded.When another young woman goes missing,Winter has to race against the clock to identify the attacker and find the latest victim before it’s too late.
TITLE: BROKEN DOLLS
AUTHOR: JAMES CAROL