An arsonist has struck a top-secret research facility at a key US naval base. But it’s not just a random terrorist attack. These people were after something specific. When Special Agent Patrick Bowers is called in to investigate, he is drawn into a deadly web of intrigue and deception. With his own criminology research being turned against him and one of the world’s most deadly devices missing, Bowers is caught up in a race against time to stop an international assassin before it’s too late.
AUTHOR: STEVEN JAMES
TITLE: THE ROOK
GENRE: Fiction, Thriller
( Married Into The Wrong Family )
Jack Reacher breaks a bully’s nose and finger after being repeatedly provoked in a Texas saloon,so when the bully turns out to be a local sheriff and shows up with three of his colleagues the following day to arrest him,Reacher decides it’s time to move on.
He chooses hitchhiking through the heat of West Texas and getting desperate for a ride. The last thing he’s worried about is exactly who picks him up. She’s called Carmen. She’s a good-looking young woman, she has a beautiful little girl and she has married into the wrong family. Worse,her monster of a husband is soon due out of prison. So she needs protection,and she needs it now.
Reacher goes home with her to the lonely ranch where nothing is as it seems,and where evil swirls around them like dust in a storm.
AUTHOR : LEE CHILD
TITLE. : ECHO BURNING
Genres : Action Thriller,Fiction,Mystery-crime,Thriller
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( More Than A Taunt )
The killer has a pattern. Abduct a girl from a beachside community.Tie her up.Torture her to death. Move north along the coast. With each gruesome killing,a clue delivered to New York City investigator Frank Quinn.The ex-homicide detective understands that the message is more than a taunt.It is an invitation to play.And the game has just begun…
AUTHOR: JOHN LUTZ
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( The Serial Sniper )
It’s Dr. Kay Scarpetta’s birthday, and she’s about to head to Miami for vacation with Benton Wesley, her FBI profiled husband, when she notices seven pennies on a wall behind their Cambridge house. Is this a kids’ game? If so, why are all the coins dated 1981 and so shiny they could be newly minted? Her cellphone rings, and Detective Pete Marino tells her there’s been a homicide five minutes away.
A high school music teacher shot with uncanny precision as he unloaded groceries from his car. No one has heard or seen a thing. The shots seem impossible, yet they are so perfect they cause instant death. The victims seem to have had nothing in common, and there is no pattern to show where the killer will strike next.
First New Jersey, then Massachusetts, and then the murky depths off the coast of South Florida, where Scarpetta investigates a shipwreck, looking for answers that only she can discover and analyze. And it is there that she comes face to face with shocking evidence that implicates her techno genius niece, Lucy, Scarpetta’s own flesh and blood.
TITLE: FLESH AND BLOOD
AUTHOR: PATRICIA CORNWELL
Genre: Crime,Thriller, Mystery
( Someone Wants Her Head )
Chief medical officer for the commonwealth of Virginia,Dr.Kay Scarpetta,the narrator,dwells on her efforts to identify”Mr. Nobody”,the strangler of young women.The doctor devotes days and nights to gathering computer data and forensic clues to the killer,although she’s hampered by men officials anxious to prove themselves superior to a woman.Predictable,Scarpetta’s toil pays off,but not before the strangler attacks her;a reformed male chauvinist,conveniently nearby,saved her.
Under cover of night in Richmond,Virginia,a human monster strikes,leaving a gruesome trail of strangling that has paralyzed the city. Medical examiner Kay Scarpetta suspects the worst:a deliberate campaign by a brilliant serial killer whose signature offers precious few clues. With an unerring eye,she calls on the latest advances in forensic research to unmask the madman. But this investigation will test Kay like no other,because it’s being sabotaged from within – and someone wants her dead.
AUTHOR: PATRICIA CORNWELL
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Serial
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