Temperance Brennan hears the news on her car radio.An Air TransSouth flight has gone down in the mountains of western North Carolina,taking with it 88 passengers and crew.As a forensic anthropologist and a member of the regional DMORT team,Tempe rushes to the scene to assist in body recovery and identification.She finds a field of carnage: torsos in trees,limbs strewn among bursting suitcases and smoldering debris.Many of the dead are members of a university soccer team.Is Tempe’s daughter,Katy,among them?Frantic with worry,Tempe joins colleagues from the FBI, the NTSB and other agencies to search for explanations.Was the plane brought down by a bomb or simple mechanical failure? And what about the prisoner on the plane who was being extradited to Canada? Did someone want him silenced forever? And why are certain people eager to stop Tempe’s investigation? Is she learning too much? Coming too close? With help from Montreal detective Andrew Ryan and from a very special dog named Boyd,Tempe uncovers a shocking,multilayered tale of deceit and depravity.
AUTHOR: KATHY REICHS
TITLE: FATAL VOYAGE
Fleeing to Alaska is the only option for Leah Marks after witnessing a murder. Afraid for her life, the legal investigator hopes a remote cabin will be a safe shelter. But the killer has tracked her to Mountain Cove. As he chases her into snow-packed Dead Falls Canyon, an avalanche buries them both. Saved by daring search and rescue specialist Cade Warren, Leah longs to tell him the truth. But how can she, without bringing even more danger into Cade’s life? Especially when they discover the killer is very much alive and waiting to take them both down.
Mountain Cove: In the Alaskan wilderness, love and danger collide
AUTHOR: ELIZABETH GODDARD
Adventure is in Tory Brennan’s blood.After all,she’s the grandniece of world famous forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan.Always up for a challenge,Tory and her science geek friends spend their time exploring the marshlands of Loggerhead Island Research Institute,where something strange is going on.
Rescuing a stray wolf dog pup from a top secret lab, Tory and her friends are exposed to a rare strain of canine parvovirus,changing them and their DNA forever.Now they are more than friends.They are a pack.They are virals.And they’re dangerous to the core.But are they unstoppable enough to catch a cold- blooded murderer?
AUTHOR: KATHY REICHS
Sarah Reese,the teenage daughter of a powerful Washington,D.C. judge,is dead,her body discovered in a slum in the shadow of the capitol.Though the police promptly arrest three local black kids,newspaper reporter Sully Carter suspects there’s more to the case.Reese’s slaying might be related to a string of cold cases the police barely investigated,among them the recent disappearance of a gorgeous university student.
A journalist brought home from war-torn Bosnia and hobbled by loss,rage,and alcohol,Sully encounters a city rife with its own brand of treachery and intrigue.Weaving through D.C.’s broad evenues and shady backstrets on his Ducati 916 motorcycle,Sully comes to know not just the city’s pristine monuments of power but the blighted neibourshoods beyond the reath of the Metro.With the city clamoring for a conviction,Sully persues the truth about the murders-all against pressure from government official,police brass,suspicious locals,and even his own bosses at the paper.A wry,street-smart hero with a serious problem,Sully delves into a deeply layered mystery,revealing vivid portraits of the corridors of power to D.C.’s seedy underbelly,where violence and corruption reign supreme and where Sully must confront the back-breaking line between what you think and what you know,and what you know and what you can print.
TITLE: THE WAYS OF THE DEAD
AUTHOR: NEELY TUCKER
A young woman is murdered in her flat,one finger has been cut off and a tiny diamond in the shape of a five-pointed star is found behind her eyelid.Detective Harry hole believes Tom is behind a gang of arms smugglers and the murder of his partner.But Harry,an off the rails alcoholic,is barely holding on his job and has little choice but to play nice.Five days later,another woman is reported missing,when her severed finger is found adorned with a star-shaped red diamond ring,Harry fears a serial killer is on the loose.Determined to find the killer and expose the crooked Tom Waaler,Harry discovers the two investigations melding in unexpected ways.But pursuing the truth comes at a price,and soon Harry finds himself on the run and forced to make decisions about a future he may not live to see.
TITLE: THE DEVILS STAR
AUTHOR: JO NESBO
Barbara and Michael ran a Detroit area comic book shop,where Renee Kotula was an employee and Michael’s lover.Their torrid affair took a shocking turn when one night Barbara was found dead at the shop,a bullet through her skull.Did Michael kill his wife so that he could collect her life insurance policy….and run off with Renee? With no weapon or witnesses,the police weren’t able to arrest Michael….until,eighteen years later,a new district attorney reopened the case and found overlooked evidence that placed him at the scene of the crime.Michael was finally arrested.But after a jury found him guilty of murder,the judge overturned his case.Why? As Michael awaits a second trial,many are left to wonder if justice will ever be served for the woman who is dead but not forgotten.
TITLE: DEAD BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
AUTHOR: AMBER HUNT
Epidemic investigator Dr. Zol Szabo and his team are called to a high school in the heart of Ontario’s tobacco country,where unexplained deaths from liver failure are creating panic.The team begins to suspect a link with contaminated,cut-price cigarettes manufactured on nearby Grand Basin India Resserve led by the Badger,the multimillionare kingpin of the illicit Native tobacco trade.First- res-ponders from the local fire department become the epidemic’s next victims,and when Zol confronts the Badger,he is rebuffed by the leaders lust for blood,money,and ancient artifacts.High level government authorities,cowed by the weight of Native influence,order Zol to shut down his investigation.As the Badgers contaminated tobacco spreads across the country,he stalks Zol’s family and executes witness after witness.Can Zol dig deep enough to find a creative solution before it’s two late?
TITLE : UP IN SMOKE
AUTHOR: ROSS PENNIE
A hitman must be anonymous,a moral……… and alone.Victor is the face in the crowd you don’t see,a perfect assassin with nothing to live for.But when an old friend turns to him for help,he finds he can’t refuse.For once his objective isn’t to kill,but to protect.Hunted through the streets of London by ruthless enemies,Victor needs more than just a bodyguard… but his every move leads danger closer to the very person he’s vowed to defend
TITLE:BETTER OFF DEAD
To be Kind is More Important than to be Right.Many times,what people need is Not a brilliant mind that speaks but a Special Heart that Listens.I have tried and tried my best to understand you but your selfish interests always comes first.Love is always full time,never part time,never sometimes and certainly not just on your time.Now,it’s either you be real with me or just leave me alone.
Denise Amber Lee was a twenty one year old happily married mother of two little boys and the daughter of the head of Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office Marshal Fugitive Task Force in south Florida.She had her whole life ahead of her…….until an intruder broke into her Florida home.She was forced to leave her two children and within a few short hours,she was raped,savagely terrorised and murdered.Michael King,a 38-year-old out of -work plumber,was a ticking time bomb.Incredibly Denise managed to call 911 twice during her abduction.Eyewitnesses and her distraught husband also called,but a slow,inefficient system tragically failed her.King was sentenced to death….but for Denise and her loving family,it was too late.Why did the killer choose this victim?Sometimes you can’t do anything to change the outcome.
TITLE :A KILLERS TOUCH
AUTHOR :MICHAEL BENSO