Posts in category: Thrillers Suspense
By Anthony Neil Smith
Former Deputy Billy Lafitte is a no-good, grits-for-brains, despicable and hazardous traitor certain Agent Franklin Rome is certain of it. So definite, actually, that he is prepared to enquire outdoors departmental bounds. keen to blackmail and bribe his fellow lawmen into supporting him. keen to ferret Lafitte out of no matter what snake-hole he is hidden himself in, and do what the too-lax executive would not permit him do again in Yellow drugs county, simply months ago...
And Rome's plan is operating. Squeeze a man's ex-wife, specially an ex-wife as volatile as Ginny Lafitte, and watch her overprotective guy seem from skinny air to face by way of his kinfolk. regardless of that Rome s needed to bend a couple of principles so one can make it take place; Billy's finish will justify Rome's means.
Of direction, Rome did not expect Billy using in to save lots of the day on a turquoise motorbike with a beard, fifty additional kilos of muscle, and the burden of a guy named metal God at his again. Nor did he imagine Billy could pass and get himself stuck up with paint-huffing, knife-wielding rednecks. And Rome definitely by no means expected broken-hearted, vengeful lady named Colleen will be simply as sizzling for Lafitte s blood as he is...
By Elizabeth Berg
During this beautiful new novel by way of bestselling author Elizabeth Berg, a tender lady falls in love -- and learns how sorrow can result in an knowing of joy.
Katie, the narrator, has relocated to Missouri together with her far-off, sometimes abusive father, and he or she feels greatly on my own: her much-loved mom is useless; her new tuition is unaccepting of her; and her basically pals fall some distance in need of being perfect partners. while she by chance falls in the course of the ice whereas skating, she meets Jimmy. he's good-looking, a ways older than she, and married, yet she is entranced. As their dating unfolds, so too does Katie's knowledge of the soreness and depth past love can bring.
Beautifully written in Berg's impossible to resist voice, Joy School portrays the hovering happiness of true love, the deep depression you possibly can consider whilst it is going unrequited, and the stubbornness of desire that won't allow us to allow move. right here is also reputation that love can are available in many types and supply many various issues. Joy School illuminates, too, how the issues that harm the main can occasionally train us the teachings that actually matter.
About Durable Goods, Elizabeth Berg's first novel, Andre Dubus acknowledged, "Elizabeth Berg writes with humor and a huge middle approximately resilience, loneliness, love and wish. And the transcendence that redeems." a similar can be stated of Joy School, Elizabeth Berg's such a lot luminous novel to date.
From the Hardcover edition.
By C. N. Crawford
Vampire's Mage sequence, half .
A internet of secrets and techniques. Bloodthirsty demons. a brand new nightmare.
Humans are going lacking everywhere in the urban. Bloodthirsty shadow demons are attacking, and the Brotherhood are looking to go back to the previous how you can regulate the chaos.
Digging deeper into those sinister new threats, Rosalind once more joins forces with Caine. however the attractive incubus has been holding a few significant secrets and techniques from her - secrets and techniques that carry clues to her personal background. And as Rosalind uncovers the reality approximately herself, she realizes she has to danger her sanity if she desires to keep humanity.
By Darin Gibby
Addy's dream as a patent legal professional is to aid convey a flooring breaking power expertise to the realm. Addy's hopes bounce while she is wooed through Quinn, an entrepreneur, to hitch his corporation that has purportedly invented a motor vehicle which can run on water utilizing an cutting edge catalyst. After resigning her partnership to hitch Quinn, Addy discovers issues are usually not as they appear. The patent place of work suppresses the company's patent purposes and her lifestyles is threatened via unknown assailants if she does not resign.
When she is arrested for stealing US expertise from the patent workplace she realizes Quinn has used her. Now, Addy needs to have the opportunity to transparent her identify whereas salvaging her dream of propelling this know-how to the area, all whereas strong forces try to cease her.
By Nick Pirog
MEET THOMAS. THOMAS IS HAVING a coarse cross. HIS lady LEFT HIM. he is on my own ON THANKSGIVING. he is OUT OF WAFFLES. AND NOW a person is attempting TO KILL HIM. His love lifestyles in shambles, Thomas Prescott returns to Seattle, the very position he fled from after his mom and dad' deaths approximately a decade previous. simply as Thomas is getting settled in, he sees a physique floating within the deepest cove at the back of his boyhood domestic. it's a lady. yet not only any girl. The governor of Washington. because the suspense ratchets, and the twists spread, Thomas is thrown into the center of the most important homicide research in Washington country heritage. Prescott is pressured to confront the demons from his prior and finds a brand new enemy, one who could not almost certainly be human, person who has haunted guy because the sunrise of time...
In the 12 months 1260, less than the supervision of the architect Gerhard Morart, the main bold ecclesiastical construction in all of Christendom is emerging above the service provider urban of Cologne: the good cathedral. a long way lower than the hovering spires and flying buttresses, a sour fight is underway among the archbishop of Cologne and the ruling service provider households to regulate the large wealth of this filthy rich advertisement center—a fight that fast turns into deadly.
Morart is the 1st of many sufferers, driven to his demise from the cathedral's scaffolding through an incredible guy with lengthy hair, clad all in black. yet hiding within the branches of the archbishop's apple orchard is a witness: a red-haired petty thief known as Jacob the Fox, street-smart, crafty, and but naive within the methods of the political international. Out of his intensity and working for his existence, he quickly unearths himself engaged in a determined conflict with a few very strong forces.
Most risky of all is the killer himself—a mysterious guy with awesome pace, energy, and intelligence, hiding darkish secrets and techniques that experience stripped away his humanity and grew to become him right into a merciless, effective employed murderer who favors a miniature crossbow as his weapon of selection. yet who's he killing for?
Jacob the Fox—uneducated and superstitious—fears the killer is the Angel of loss of life himself. however the wily Fox makes an alliance with a few of the strangest of bedfellows: a gorgeous outfits dyer, her drunken rascal of a father, and her discovered uncle, who loves a great debate nearly up to he loves a bottle of wine.
Can this not likely foursome triumph opposed to the percentages and study the reality of the evil conspiracy ahead of their quest ends up in their demise on the finish of a crossbow arrow?
Readers who enjoyed the richly textured atmosphere and old accuracy of Umberto Eco's The identify of the Rose will thrill to find a brand new novel wherein they could vicariously input the medieval global. With its vibrant evocation of either the wealthy and robust and people suffering to outlive one other day on the backside of society's rungs within the Cologne of 1260, Death and the Devil, the 1st novel via Frank Schatzing, sends a transparent statement to the literary international that an enormous new voice in fiction is here.
By Gene Stratton Porter
On the Foot of the Rainbow (1907) via Gene Stratton Porter is the tale of the advanced bonds of friendship among Jimmy Malone and Dannie Macnoun, and the girl they either love.
This variation comprises introductory biographical fabric at the lifestyles and paintings of liked Indiana writer and naturalist Gene Stratton Porter.
By Barbara Michaels
Aspiring literary student Karen Holloway's discovery of a slightly legible quantity of verse from the 19th century encourages her to liberate its mysteries, studying her personal earlier wrapped up within the manuscript. 100,000 first printing. nationwide ad/promo. journey.
By Dominick Dunne
They have been the kin with every thing. cash. effect. Glamour. energy. the ability to halt a police research in its tracks. the facility to spin a narrative, concoct a lie, and think it was once the reality. the ability to homicide with out guilt, with no disgrace, and with no ever paying the fee. They have been the Bradleys, America's royalty. yet an intruder refuses to play his half. And now, the day of reckoning has arrived.
By Michel Houellebecq
The such a lot celebrated and debatable French novelist of our time provides a riveting masterpiece approximately paintings and funds, love and friendship, and fathers and sons.
Jed Martin is an artist. His first photos characteristic Michelin street maps, and international good fortune arrives together with his sequence on professions: pix of assorted personalities, together with a author named Houellebecq. now not lengthy later on, Jed is helping a police inspector remedy a heinous crime that leaves lasting marks on every person concerned. yet after burying his father and getting old himself, Jed additionally discovers serenity, a deeply relocating end to a lifetime of fanatics, associates, and kinfolk, and jam-packed with hopes, losses, and dreams.