THE MONTH OF AUGUST

Josbons

I welcome you all to the new month of AUGUST
A – Ask
U – Until
G – God
U – Unveils
S – Something
T – Tangible

In this new month of August, which is the 8th month, God will Activa8 your destiny.
He will Motiva8 and Stimula8 your helpers.
He will Loca8 you for victory.
He will Associa8 you with favour.
Hw will Elimina8 your worries.
Hw will Frustra8 your foes.
He will Rejuvena8 your life.
He will Eleva8 you.
He will increase your Grea8ness.
He will give you Ultima8 breakthrough And
You will Celebra8 in Jesus name.

DRUNKEN NIGHT

Pretty Girls Make Graves By John Yorvik

On a wild night out Lishman seduces the beautiful Natasha Rok. Three days later, news of Natasha’s murder is splashed all over the newspapers and Lishman is the prime suspect. Lishman, unable to remember much about the drunken night of passion, makes a snap decision to run. He becomes a fugitive hiding out on the backstreets of London, hunted through underground tunnels and canal networks. With the help of Dani, an edgy female photographer friend, he ventures into the murky world of East End gangs and conspiracy theories to unravel the mystery behind Natasha’s death and try to save himself.

AUTHOR: JOHN YORVIK

TITLE: PRETTY GIRLS MAKE GRAVES

GENRE: Mystery, Thriller

Recommendation: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7488808.John_Yorvik

TEN DAYS TO DECIDE

In 1969, Jake Cazalet saved the life of a Frenchwoman in Vietnam, and a brief, passionate affair ensued. Years later in Paris, he was introduced to another beautiful young woman, his daughter. For many reasons, their relationship remained a secret. Now Jake Cazalet is president of the United States, Somehow, someone has discovered the truth about his daughter, and she is seized by a vicious extremist group. If the president does not comply with the kidnappers’ demands or uses any of America’s security agencies to track them down they will execute her. He has ten days to decide. Desperate, he turns to British operative Sean Dillon and FBI agent Blake Johnson. And if these two men cannot find his daughter, the president will have to make the most momentous decision of all.

AUTHOR: JACK HIGGINS

TITLE: THE PRESIDENT’S DAUGHTER

GENRE: Suspense, Action Adventure

MYSTERIES WITH NO SOLUTION

Andy Dalziel of the Mid-Yorks CID has witnessed a murder, but it was though dark glass and he was being sick at the time. Now he finds the case shrouded in uncertainty and a string of contradictory statements. And who is his anonymous letter writer threatening suicide? Meanwhile Dalziel’s colleague, Peter Pascoe, has returned from a long convalescence uncertain about his job, his marriage, or his motivations whilst having to act as a moderator to the strong-willed Dalziel. In the background and, occasionally, the foreground, are the York Mystery Plays with their Director, Eileen Chung, who uses and abuses her vast range of talents to get the cast, site, and show she wants. But mysteries linger long after the performances, mysteries with no solution.

AUTHOR: REGINALD HILL

TITLE: BONES AND SILENCE

GENRE: Mystery,Thriller & Suspense

PRESCRIPTION FOR TROUBLE

Dr. Anna McIntyre’s life was going along just fine until someone else started living it.Her patient died because of an identity mix-up; her medical career is in jeopardy because of forged prescriptions;and her credit is in ruins.She thought things couldn’t get worse,but that was before she opened the envelope and saw a positive HIV test with her name on it.Her allies are two men who are also competing for her affection.Dr. Nick Valentine is a cynic who carries a load of guilt.Attorney Ross Donovan is a recovering alcoholic.The deeper Anna digs to discover who’s behind the identity thefts the higher the stakes.Finally,when her life is on the line,Anna finds that her determination to clear her name might have been a prescription for trouble.

AUTHOR: RICHARD L. MABRY, M.D.

TITLE: MEDICAL ERROR 

HIS NIGHTMARE HAS ONLY BEGAN

Young,idealistic,and overworked,Jonah is living the lonely life of a medical student in New York City when he accidentally stumbles across a murder in progress: a woman,being stabbed to death in the middle of the sidewalk.Without thinking, he rushes in to protect her-inadvertently killing her attacker in the process.Thrust into the media spotlight,crushed by guilt,Jonah quickly learns that heroism isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.He receives a shower of unwanted attention-and hostility-from his superiors.The district attorney wants to “interview” him.The family of the dead man wants revenge.Everything is further upended when the woman whose life he saved shows up at his apartment.What begins as a thank-you drink turns into a wildly passionate love affair.As their relationship deepens,however,Jonah realizes that she isn’t quite the woman she appears to be.His nightmare has only begun,and the price of kindness will turn out to be higher than he could have imagined.

AUTHOR: JESSE KELLERMAN

TITLE:  TROUBLE 

Recommendation: booksamillion.com

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WRONG PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIME

Marlowe’s about to give up on a completely routine case when he finds himself in the wrong place at the right time to get caught up in a murder that leads to a ring of jewel thieves,another murder,a fortune-teller,a couple more murders,and more corruption than your average graveyard.

AUTHOR: RAYMOND CHANDLER

TITLE: FAREWELL, MY LOVELY

UNAWARE OF THE DEMONS THAT RESIDES WITHIN HIM

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

Recommendation: http://www.barnesandnoble.com

                           http://www.amazon.com/never-Think-Of-Me

A MADMAN WHO KNOWS NO BOUNDS

A peaceful Minnesota town,where crime is something that just doesn’t happen,is about to face its worst nightmare.A young boy disappears.There are no witnesses,no clues only a note,cleverly taunting,casually cruel Has a cold-blooded kidnapper struck? Or is this the reawakening of a long-quiet serial killer? A tough minded investigator on her first,make-or-break case… A local cop who fears that big city evils have come to stalk his small town home.Together they are hunting for a madman who knows no bounds,to protect a town that may never feel safe again.

AUTHOR: TAMI HOAG

TITLE: NIGHT SINS

THE LOST KEY

Freshly minted FBI agent Nicholas Drummond is barely out of his Quantico training when he and his partner, Mike Caine, are called to investigate a stabbing on Wall Street.  
 
Their investigation, however, yields more questions than answers. It quickly becomes clear that the victim, John Pearce, was more than the naval historian and antiquities dealer he appeared to be. What Drummond doesn’t know is that buying and selling rare books was Pearce’s cover, and that he had devoted his life to discovering the whereabouts of a missing World War I U-boat concealing a stash of Gold bullion, and an unexpected surprise that only raises more questions. When Drummond and Caine find both of Pearce’s adult children have disappeared,the case assumes a new sense of urgency.The FBI agents know their best lead lies in the victim’s cryptic final words – “The key is in the lock.” But what key? What lock?The search for Adam and Sophia Pearce takes them on an international manhunt, which threatens to run them afoul of an eccentric billionaire industrialist with his own plans not only for the lost Gold, but the creation of a weapon unlike anything the world has ever seen.
AUTHOR: CATHERINE COULTER AND J.T. ELLISON
TITLE :  THE LOST KEY 
 

XO : SEALED WITH A KISS, MARKED WITH DEATH

Kayleigh Towne’s music career is just reaching new heights with her huge hit single “Your Shadow” but increased fame is also bringing unwanted attention.An innocent exchange with one of her fans, signed with an “XO,”leads Kayleigh into the dangerous and terrifying realm of obsession.

Edwin Sharp thinks Kayleigh’s songs contain messages that speak directly to him.Despite her clear rejection and threats from lawyers and law enforcers,he remains convinced that “Your Shadow”was written just for him and he announces he’s coming for Kayleigh.Then a potentially fatal accident occurs at the concert hall where Kayleigh is rehearsing for a triumphant hometown performance, and she is convinced that someone maybe Edwin was there watching her from the darkness.Speeding along over just three short days,this nail-biting thriller is filled with terrifying twists that will hold readers in rapt suspense until the final shocking revelation.

AUTHOR: JEFFERY DEAVER

TITLE:  XO

Recommendation

CROSS MY HEART AND HOPE TO SPY

After staking out,obtaining,and then being forced to give up her first boyfriend,Josh,all Cammie Morgan wants is a peaceful semester.But that’s easier said than done when you’re a CIA legacy and go to the premier school in the world for spies.Cammie may have a genius I.Q.,but there are still a lot of things she doesn’t know.Like,will her ex-boyfriend even remember she exists? And how much trouble is she really in after what happened last semester? And most of all, why is her mother acting so strangely? Despite Cammie’s best intentions to be a normal student, danger seems to follow her.She and her friends learn that their school is going to play host to some mysterious guests codename: Blackthorne.Then she’s blamed for a security breach that leaves the school’s top secret status at risk.Soon,Cammie and her friends are crawling through walls and surveilling the school to learn the truth about Blackthorne and clear Cammie’s name.Even though they have confidence in their spy skills,this time the targets are tougher and hotter,and the stakes for Cammie’s heart and her beloved school are higher than ever.

AUTHOR: ALLY CARTER

TITLE: CROSS MY HEART AND HOPE TO SPY

JUST BE

BE STRONG BUT NOT RUDE.

BE KIND BUT NOT WEAK.

BE BOLD BUT NOT BULLY.

BE HUMBLE BUT NOT TIMID.

BE PROUD BUT NOT ARROGANT.

BLOOD ON THE WATER

London’s grand Mayfair mansions, where the arrogant masters of the Western world hold sway and to the teeming Thames waterfront, where one summer afternoon, Monk witnesses the horrifying explosion of the pleasure boat Princess Mary,which sends to their deaths nearly two hundred merrymakers.The tragedy is no accident. As commander of the River Police,Monk should handle the case,but the investigation is turned over to the commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. An Egyptian man is swiftly caught, tried, and sentenced to die.But almost as quickly,Monk presents evidence that Habib Beshara,though a nasty piece of work,was elsewhere at the time of the blast.The investigation, now in complete disarray,is hastily turned over to Monk.
 
Is the crime connected with the soon-to-be-opened Suez Canal,which will enormously benefit wealthy British shipping companies? Or did all of those innocent people drown to ensure the death of just one? How did the bomber board the ship,and how did he manage to escape? Is he an anarchist or a madman? Backed up by his astute wife,Hester,and his old reliable friend Oliver Rathbone,Monk vows to find answers but instead finds himself treading the dangerous waters of international intrigue,his questions politely turned aside by a formidable array of the powerful and privileged.Events twist and turn like the Thames itself,leading to the shattering moment when Monk realizes,perhaps too late,that he is the next target.

AUTHOR: ANNE PERRY

TITLE: BLOOD ON THE WATER 

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http://www.anneperry.co.uk/books

THE BLACK ICE

Narcotics officer Cal Moore’s orders were to look into the city’s latest drug killing. Instead, he ends up in a motel room with a fatal bullet wound to the head and a suicide note stuffed in his back pocket. Working the case,LAPD detective Harry Bosch is reminded of the primal police rule he learned long ago: Don’t look for the facts,but the glue that holds them together.Soon Harry’s making some very dangerous connections, starting with a dead cop and leading to a bloody string of murders that wind from Hollywood Boulevard to the back alleys south of the border.Now this battle-scarred veteran will find himself in the center of a complex and deadly game-one in which he may be the next and likeliest victim.

AUTHOR: MICHAEL CONNELLY

TITLE: THE BLACK ICE

http://www.barnesandnoble.com

http://www.michaelconnelly.com/novels