Red Cameron meets a handsome,charming and rich thirty-five year old Bryce Laurent through an online dating agency,and is instantly attracted to him.But as their love blossoms,the truth about his past begins to emerge,and with it his dark side.Everything ha has told Red about himself turns out to be a tissue of lies,and her infatuation with him gradually turns to terror.Within a year under police protection,she evicts him from her flat and her life.But far from being over,her nightmare is only just beginning.He can’t bear to see his ex-girlfriend dating someone else,rents an apartment nearby,and spies on her using the night-sights of his crossbow and several bugging devices.He intends to destroy,by fire,everything and everyone she has ever known and loved…and them too.For Bryce is obsessed and besotted with her.Shortly after Reds new boyfriend,Dr. Karl Murphy,fails to show up for a date,the police question her about his disappearance,while also inquiring after Laurent,against whom Red has a restraining order.When a group of golfers discovers a badly burned corpse,Grace gets on the case.
TITLE : WANT YOU DEAD
AUTHOR: PETER JAMES
It’s the second-to-last day of archaeological field school.Dr.Temperance Brennan’s graves are working on a site of prehistoric graves on Dewees,a barrier island north f Charleston,south Carolina,when a decomposing body is uncovered in a shallow grave of a lonely beach.The skeleton is articulated,the bone fresh and the vertebrae still connected by soft tissue; the remains are encased in rotted fabric and toppled by wisps of pale,blood hair- a recent burial,and a case Tempe must take.Dental remains and skeletal gender and race indicators suggest that the deceased is a middle-aged white male but who was he? Why was he buried in a clandestine grave? And what does the unusual vertical hairline fracture of the sixth cervical signify? While Tempe is trying to pike together the evidence,her personal life is thrown into turmoil.When a bullet-intended,for her-puts Tempe’s estranged husband Pete in hospital,her unexpectedly emotional response complicates her on-off relationship with Detective Andrew Ryan.Before long,another body is discovered-and Tempe finds herself drawn deeper into a shocking and chilling investigation,set to challenge her entire view of humanity.
TITLE: BREAK NO BONE
AUTHOR: KATHY REICHS
When Christopher Thomas, a ruthless curator at San Francisco’s Mcfall Art Museum,is murdered and his decaying body is found in an iron maiden in a Berlin museum,his wife,Rosemary,is the primary suspect,and she is tried,convicted,and executed.Ten years later,John Nunn,the detective who cracked the case,is convinced that the wrong person was put to deat.In the years since the case was closed,he’s discovered a web of deceit and betrayal surrounding the Thomas that could implicate any number of people in the crime.With the help of the dead woman’s friend,he plans to gather everyone who was there the night Christopher died and finally uncover the truth,suspect by suspect.Solving this case may be Nunn’s last chance for redemption…… but the shadowy forces behind Christopher’s death will stop at nothing to silence the past forever.
TITLE : NO REST FOR THE DEAD
AUTHOR: DAVID BALDACCI