Suspense

The Lake House

By James Patterson

The memorable tale started in while the Wind Blows keeps during this exciting novel, and it truly is person who quite soars! Frannie O'Neil, a Colorado veterinarian, is familiar with a bad mystery that would swap the background of the area. package Harrison, an FBI agent lower than suspension has visible issues that nobody in his correct brain may think. A twelve-year-old woman named Max and 5 different extraordinary young ones have powers we will be able to merely dream of. those childrens can fly. And the one position they are going to be secure is the Lake residence. Or so that they believe..

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The Perfect Witness: A Novel

By Iris Johansen

She used to be definitely the right witness―until they discovered her.
When Teresa Casali used to be younger, she stumbled on that she might learn people's thoughts. yet this unusual present grew to become a curse while her mob boss father used Teresa to achieve the higher hand in his international of corruption and violence. uncovered via her family to the darkest impulses of mankind, Teresa unearths herself defenseless and alone…until, from doubtless out of nowhere, she meets the mysterious Andre Mandak. Armed with a chilling set of talents, Mandak can guard Teresa and kill her pursuers. yet can she belief him?

Now she's the suitable target―and there is nowhere left to hide…
With Mandak's support, Teresa learns to regulate her strength prior to it consumes her. it really is his promise to get her into Witness safety that convinces Teresa to imagine a brand new identification: she turns into Allie Girard and attempts to overlook Teresa Casali ever existed. For years "Allie" lives an ordinary lifestyles with a brand new family…until the day her conceal is blown and the reality spreads like wildfire. Now she's going to need to use her finely-honed present to finish the probability that begun along with her family's betrayal. not anything can cease her from revealing the truth…even if it kills her.

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Shadow Woman (Jane Whitefield Novels)

By Thomas Perry

Jane Whitefield is a reputation to be whispered like a prayer. A shadow girl who rescues the helpless and the hunted while their enemies depart them no position to conceal. Now with the bone-deep crafty of her local American forebears, she arranges a vanishing act for Pete Hatcher, a Las Vegas playing government. it's going to be a bit of cake, yet she does not but find out about Earl and Linda--professional destroyers who will profit if Hatcher dies, killers who like to kill . . . slowly. From Vegas to upstate manhattan to the Rockies, the race among predator and prey slowly narrows till ultimately they proportion an intimacy damaged purely by way of dying. . . .

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Merciless

By Mary Burton

No Pity

Each skeleton is flawless--gleaming white and completely preserved, a testomony to his ability. each scrap of flesh has been got rid of to bare the glistening bone underneath. And the gathering is growing to be. . .

No Compassion

When bleached human bones are pointed out as belonging to a former sufferer of Dr. James Dixon, Detective Malcolm Kier suspects the worst. Dixon used to be lately acquitted of tried homicide, because of security lawyer Angie Carlson. yet because the physique count number rises, Kier is confident that Angie is now the objective of a brutal, awesome psychopath.

No Escape

Angie is not any stranger to the darkish facet of human nature. yet not anything has ready her for the decades-long legacy of insanity and homicide approximately to be revealed--or a killer able to declare her as his final trophy. . .

Praise for the novels of Mary Burton

"A twisted story. . .I could not placed it down!" --Lisa Jackson on Dying Scream

"Taut, compelling. . .delivers a page-turner." --Carla Neggers on I'm gazing You"A chilling thriller." --Beverly Barton on Dead Ringer

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The Terra-Cotta Dog (Inspector Montalbano Mysteries)

By Andrea Camilleri

Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Montalbano has garnered hundreds of thousands of lovers all over the world along with his sardonic tackle Sicilian lifestyles. Montalbano's most modern case starts with a mysterious têtê à têtê with a Mafioso, a few inexplicably deserted loot from a grocery store heist, and loss of life phrases that lead him to an unlawful palms cache in a mountain cave. There, the inspector unearths younger fans, lifeless for 50 years and nonetheless embracing, watched over by way of a life-sized terra-cotta puppy. Montalbano's ardour to resolve this previous crime takes him on a trip via Sicily's previous and into one family's darkest secrets and techniques. With sly wit and a willing knowing of human nature, Montalbano is a detective whose earthiness, compassion, and mind's eye make him completely irresistable.

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Black Sands (Aloha Reef Series #2)

By Colleen Coble

As a volcano on Hawaii starts off to rumble, unexpected, inexplicable tragedies deliver an not going couple together.

Annie Tagama has constantly been content material to take pleasure in the glow of her brother and sister and to quietly support her father in his volcano learn. Annie has a mystery weigh down on Mano Ohana, even though he is by no means spotted her. Her devotion turns to disdain after a mistake via Mano kills her liked brother.

But whilst her more youthful sister is going lacking, she's pressured to show to her former love, now her sworn enemy, for support.

Mano Ohana made a fateful mistake that chilly evening. A mistake that most likely price the lifetime of his ally, Tomi Tagama. however the evening prior to he's to carry Tomi's property to his relations, Mano discovers his good friend remains to be alive--but he is in critical chance. Worse, the chance threatens to spill over to the remainder of the Tagama family-and the complete Hawaiian islands.

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The Lock Artist: A Novel

By Steve Hamilton

"I used to be the Miracle Boy, as soon as upon a time. in a while, the Milford Mute. The Golden Boy. The younger Ghost. the child. The Boxman. The Lock Artist. That used to be all me.
But you could name me Mike."

Marked by way of tragedy, traumatized on the age of 8, Michael, now eighteen, isn't any traditional younger guy. in addition to now not uttering a unmarried notice in ten years, he discovers the single factor he can in some way do higher than somebody else. no matter if it is a locked door and not using a key, a padlock with out mix, or perhaps an eight-hundred pound secure ... he can open all of them.

It's an unforgivable expertise. A expertise that might make younger Michael a sizzling commodity with the inaccurate humans and, even if he likes it or now not, push him ever as regards to a lifetime of crime. until eventually he ultimately sees his probability to flee, and with one determined gamble dangers every little thing again domestic to the one individual he ever enjoyed, and to unencumber the key that has saved him silent for therefore long.

Steve Hamilton steps clear of his Edgar Award-winning Alex McKnight sequence to introduce a distinct new personality, not like someone you have ever obvious on this planet of crime fiction.

The Lock Artist is the winner of the 2011 Edgar Award for top Novel.

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Mistletoe Man (China Bayles Mystery)

By Susan Wittig Albert

During this “intelligently plotted and deliciously descriptive story” (Publishers Weekly), nationwide bestselling writer Susan Wittig Albert tells the tale of a woman’s look for justiceand of her fight to reconcile the calls for of her company with the wishes of her heart…

Former big-city legal professional China Bayles labored challenging to make her Texas herb store, Thyme and Seasons, successful. Now enterprise is booming at her fascinating new tea room, Thyme for Teabut China is just too distracted to experience her newest entrepreneurial triumph. whilst she’s no longer attempting to spend extra time along with her new husband and stepson, she’s caring approximately her ally, Ruby, who simply hasn’t been herself in recent years. To extra complicate concerns, China has to around up a provide of mistletoe, the season’s preferred herb. it kind of feels a simple adequate taskuntil her leader provider turns up useless…

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The Company You Keep (Kendra Clayton Series Book 1)

By Angela Henry

Difficult as she attempted, twenty-eight-year-old Kendra Clayton by no means particularly broke out of her fatherland of Willow, Ohio. Now she works part-time as a GED teacher and beefs up her source of revenue by means of hostessing at her uncle’s eating place, absorbing the neighborhood gossip. It’s a quiet existence, yet Kendra hasn’t given up desire that at some point Mr. correct will stroll throughout the door. meanwhile, her sleepy hole is set to get a impolite awakening, and Kendra is set to get a few excitement—though it’s now not rather what she had in brain.

When her good friend Bernie's boyfriend, a infamous womanizer, is brutally murdered, either she and Kendra are implicated within the crime. the one means Kendra can keep herself—and the good friend she believes is innocent—is by means of performing some investigating of her personal. And the nearer she seems to be, the extra suspects she finds.

Jordan used to be a guy that girls enjoyed and hated—usually while. Now considered one of them has crossed that skinny line. yet among Jordan’s previous and current conquests—and a sequence of emptied wallets and vengeful hearts—which you'll be a killer? As Kendra’s interest attracts her deeper into the case, she additionally will get into an unforeseen allure to a guy who might carry the lacking piece of the puzzle—if she will be able to continue to exist lengthy sufficient to place it jointly.

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The Kraken Project (Wyman Ford, Book 4)

By Douglas Preston

NASA is construction a probe to be splashed down within the Kraken Mare, the biggest sea on Saturn's nice moon, Titan. it's essentially the most promising habitats for extraterrestrial lifestyles within the sun approach, however the floor is unpredictable and unsafe, requiring the probe to comprise man made intelligence software program. To this finish, Melissa Shepherd, an excellent programmer, has built "Dorothy," a robust, self-modifying AI whose real strength is either innovative and terrifying. whilst miscalculations result in a disaster in the course of trying out, Dorothy flees into the internet.

Former CIA agent Wyman Ford is tapped to trace down the rogue AI. As Ford and Shepherd look for Dorothy, they become aware of that her terrible stories within the desert of the web have replaced her in methods they could slightly think. And they're no longer the single ones searching for the wayward software program: the AI is additionally being pursued by means of a couple of Wall highway investors, who are looking to seize her code and switch her right into a high-speed buying and selling bot.Traumatized, indignant, and relentlessly hunted, Dorothy has a rare revelation—and devises a plan. because the pursuit of Dorothy converges on a abandoned condominium at the coast of Northern California, Ford needs to face the final word query: is rescuing Dorothy the ideal factor? Is the AI bent on saving the world... or on wiping out the melanoma that's humankind?

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