By Tim Green
From all appearances, Jack Ruskin is a mild-mannered and well-respected attorney practising in long island. yet he's additionally residing each parent's nightmare - his teenage daughter has lately been the sufferer of a brutal and awful assault by way of a sexual predator.
By Lisa Jackson
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A unhappy, unusual coincidence...that's Dr. Kacey Lambert's preliminary reaction to the deaths of 2 ladies who undergo an uncanny resemblance to herself. It's in contrast to there has been any actual connection among Kacey and the B-movie actress or the basic university instructor. yet Detective Selena Alvarez suspects otherwise.
One of the our bodies contained lines of poison on the time of dying. Selena and her associate, Detective Regan Pescoli, can locate no reason for homicide. yet Kacey has began to discover ties among the useless women's lives and her own-all shut in age, born inside of miles of one another. And all have hyperlinks to track O'Halleran, the fellow Kacey simply began dating.
The deeper Kacey digs, the extra cause she has to worry. extra look-alikes are death, and the killer is getting bolder and extra brutal. And Kacey understands it's just a subject of time prior to hers is the following identify on an inventory of these who have been born to die...
By Dale Allan
Luke Miller has dedicated his lifestyles to the Catholic religion. but if his brother is brutally murdered, the previous testomony promise of a watch for a watch starts to overshadow his oath to forgive the enemy. because the shepherd misplaced in a freefall of vengeful temptation, Luke dangers his religion, his relations, or even his soul to discover the reality approximately his brother's killer.
By Laura Kasischke
On a snowy Christmas morning, Holly pass judgement on awakens with the fragments of a nightmare floating at the fringe of her awareness. whatever them from Russia. 13 years in the past, she and her husband Eric followed child Tatty, their beautiful, black-haired Rapunzel, from the Pokrovka Orphanage #2. Now, at fifteen, Tatiana is extra appealing than ever—and disturbingly erratic.
By Matthew Glass
November 2032. Joe Benton has simply been elected the forty-eighth president of the U.S.. in basic terms days after successful, Benton learns from his predecessor that earlier estimates in regards to the influence of world warming on emerging sea degrees were grossly underestimated. For the us, a number one carbon emitter for many years, the customers are devastating: thirty million coastal-dwelling voters might want to be relocated; Miami might be washed into the sea and southern California will waste away to abandon; the relocation technique will fee trillions of bucks. With the realm frighteningly on the subject of disaster, Benton opts to desert multilateral negotiations within the Kyoto four summit and resumes mystery bilateral negotiations with the Chinese—the world’s worst polluter. because the superpowers lock horns, the consequent conflict of wits turns into a race opposed to time. Ultimatum is a visionary and deeply unsettling mystery that explores the main urgent factor of the twenty-first century—the way forward for our planet—and boldly predicts the best way the realm can be in twenty-five years.
By Lincoln Child
Fasten your seat belts--the white-knuckle thrills at Utopia, the world's most lovely subject matter park, expand to nightmare proportions during this intricately imagined techno-thriller by means of ny occasions bestselling writer Lincoln Child.
Rising out of the stony canyons of Nevada, Utopia is an international at the innovative of know-how. A topic park attracting 65,000 viewers on a daily basis, its extraordinary array of robots and futuristic holograms make it a world sensation. yet ominous mishaps are commencing to disrupt the as soon as faultless expertise. A pleasant robotic is going haywire, inflicting panic, and a well-liked curler coaster malfunctions, approximately killing a teenaged rider. Dr. Andrew Warne, the bright computing device engineer who designed a lot of the park's robotics, is summoned from the East Coast to get issues again on track.
On the day Warne arrives, notwithstanding, Utopia is stuck within the grip of anything way more sinister. a bunch of ruthless criminals has infiltrated the park's automatic infrastructure, giving them entire entry to all of Utopia's sights and platforms. Their verbal exchange starts with an easy and dire caution: If their calls for are met, not one of the 65,000 humans within the park that day will ever recognize they have been there; if no longer, chaos will descend, and each guy, lady, and baby turns into a objective. As one of many brains in the back of Utopia, Warne unearths himself thrust right into a position he by no means imagined--trying to avoid wasting the lives of hundreds of thousands of blameless humans. and because the mins tick away, Warne's fight to outsmart his competitors grows ever extra pressing, for his in simple terms daughter is likely one of the unsuspecting crowds within the park.
Lincoln baby conjures up the technological wonders of Utopia with such ability and precision it really is demanding to think the park exists merely within the pages of this impressive ebook. Like Jurassic Park, Utopia sweeps readers right into a make-believe global of riveting suspense, know-how, and adventure.
UTOPIA -- the place expertise dazzles--and then turns lethal!
By Ted Bell
Counterspy Alexander Hawke races to prevent a madman hell-bent on murdering the British royal kin during this newest spellbinding motion mystery in Ted Bell's New York Times bestselling series.
Alex Hawke has all yet given up on existence. The British-American MI6 counterterrorism operative misplaced the girl he enjoyed virtually a yr in the past and has sought shelter on the backside of a rum bottle ever in view that. yet past due one evening at his domestic on Bermuda, he gets a wake-up call...literally.
His Royal Highness Prince Charles, an previous buddy, desperately wishes his support. The prince has came across a not-so-subtle risk directed towards the British royal kinfolk. What's extra, the proof unearths an ominous connection to Charles's god-father, Lord Mountbatten—the cherished kin patriarch assassinated via an ingeniously designed bomb thirty years ahead of. A shadowy determine from the prior has the British crown in his attractions, and has confirmed as soon as sooner than that his warnings should not to be taken frivolously. numerous clues aspect to IRA involvement, however the professionals have little to move on and solutions are scarce. this is often simply the decision to responsibility Hawke must come back into action—if the madman doesn't strike first.
Alex Hawke, probably the most speeding and compelling motion heroes in all of mystery fiction, faces his so much bold problem but in Warlord, a gripping, white-knuckled event advised with verve and swashbuckling panache by means of a grasp of the paintings.
By Frank Wynne, Pierre Lemaitre
Author note: Frank Wynne (Translator)
Upon profitable the celebrated 2013 Crime Writers organization overseas Dagger Award, the judges praised Alex by way of asserting, "An unique and soaking up skill to leash incredulity within the identify of the fictitious agreement among writer and reader . . . A police procedural, a mystery opposed to time, a race among hunted and hunter, and a whydunnit, written from a number of issues of view that discover a number of it seems that parallel tales which ultimately meet."
Alex Prévost--kidnapped, savagely overwhelmed, suspended from the ceiling of an deserted warehouse in a tiny wood cage--is working out of time. Her abductor seems to need basically to observe her die. Will starvation, thirst, or the rats get her first?
except a shaky eyewitness document of the kidnapping, Police Commandant Camille Verhoeven has not anything to move on: no suspect, no leads, and no kinfolk or associates worried to discover a lacking family member. The diminutive and very good detective understands from sour adventure the urgency of discovering the lacking girl as quick as possible--but first he needs to comprehend extra approximately her.
As he uncovers the main points of the younger woman's singular historical past, Camille is compelled to recognize that the individual he seeks is not any usual sufferer. She is gorgeous, certain, but in addition super difficult and innovative. sooner than lengthy, saving Alex's existence often is the least of Commandant Verhoeven's significant challenges.
A 2013 Financial Times ebook of the Year
Shortlisted for the 2014 RUSA interpreting record Horror Award
From the Hardcover edition.
By Stuart Woods
Stone Barrington’s latest shopper doesn't appear the kind to carry mayhem in his wake. A well mannered, well-deported gentleman, he involves Stone looking felony services on an unusual—and in all likelihood lucrative—dilemma. Stone issues him within the correct course and sends him on his method, yet it’s quickly transparent Stone hasn’t obvious the tip of the case. numerous individuals are keenly attracted to this gentleman’s actions and the way they might relate to a long-ago crime . . . and a few of them will cease at not anything to discover the data they hope. On a hunt that leads from Florida’s tropical shores to the luxurious holiday houses of the Northeast, Stone unearths himself strolling a tightrope among bold gurus and seedy lowlifes who all have an identical prize of their attractions. during this cutthroat contest of wills, it’s winner-takes-all . . . and Stone will want every piece of his crafty and resourcefulness to be the final guy status.
By W. E. B. Griffin, William E. Butterworth IV
The Presidential Agent adventures go back within the such a lot harrowing novel but within the number one long island Times–bestselling series.
M exican drug cartels are popping up the streets of Laredo and El Paso. Somali pirates are maintaining 3 U.S. tankers for ransom. The President is uninterested and has what he thinks is a fine looking vivid idea—to pay money for Colonel Charley Castillo and his merry band and positioned them at the case. regrettably, that might be tough. every body is aware that the President hates Castillo's guts, has simply had him forcibly retired from the army, and now Castillo's males are scattered all over, a lot of them in hiding. There also are whispers that the President himself is unstable—the notice "nutcake" has been mentioned.
How will all of it play out? nobody understands evidently, yet for Castillo and corporate, just one factor is for certain: will probably be detrimental responsibility.