By Anthony Horowitz
Splashing down off the coast of Australia, Alex is quickly operating undercover – this time for ASIS, the Australian mystery carrier – on a undertaking to infiltrate the legal underworld of South-East Asia: the ruthless international of the Snakehead. confronted with an outdated enemy and by means of his personal previous, Alex is stuck among mystery companies, without one to belief – and this time he wishes all his wits to survive...
By Megan Chance
Occasionally fact is the best phantasm of all.
In a chilly January morning in 1856, Evelyn Atherton’s husband is located murdered after attending an specific séance. Having “married up” into manhattan society, Evie herself is the quick suspect. Ostracized and susceptible, she is familiar with that to transparent her identify she needs to retrace her husband’s final steps. And so, becoming a member of forces together with her husband’s top friend–and the one big apple legal professional who will settle for her case–Evie dives into the mysterious underworld of the occult.
Before lengthy, the path brings them to a charismatic medium, Michel Jourdain. Evie’s instincts inform her the smooth-talking Jourdain is a charlatan–and her simply wish for exoneration. yet getting on the subject of Jourdain capacity embracing a seductive and hypnotic global the place clues to homicide come during the voices of the lifeless.
Caught in a dangerous video game during which she is equivalent participant and pawn, predator and sufferer, Evie reveals there is not any one to belief, maybe now not even herself. As her robust in-laws construct a case opposed to her, and with time operating out, Evie needs to face the true ghosts of her prior if she is to have any desire of averting the hangman.
By Karin Slaughter
NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER
“[A] hold-on-to-your-hat, nail-biting story.”—The Washington Post
“Slaughter’s top but, by way of far.”—Lee Child
Will Trent is a superb agent with the Georgia Bureau of research. Newly in love, he's commencing to positioned a tough earlier at the back of him. Then an area collage pupil is going lacking, and may is inexplicably saved off the case by way of his manager and mentor, deputy director Amanda Wagner. Will can't fathom Amanda’s motivation until eventually the 2 of them actually collide in an deserted orphanage they've got either been interested in for various purposes. a long time prior to, while his father used to be imprisoned for homicide, this was once Will’s domestic. it seems that the case that introduced Amanda’s occupation 40 years in the past has abruptly get back to life—and it includes the long-held secret of Will’s start and parentage. Now those dauntless investigators will each one have to face down demons from the prior in the event that they are to avoid a good larger terror from being unleashed.
Includes Karin Slaughter’s brief tale “Snatched” and a preview of the following Will Trent novel, Unseen
“With each web page of this tale the strain mounts. . . . when you've got a starvation for a wealthy and pleasant novel then you definately owe it to your self to select up Criminal.”—Huffington Post
“A masterpiece of personality, surroundings and riveting suspense, Criminal is the main strong and relocating novel but from probably the most talented storytellers at paintings today.”—Chicago day-by-day Herald
By Stuart Woods
Successful motion picture manufacturer Wolf Willett is surprised while he sees his personal loss of life stated in an enormous newspaper. It says he used to be a sufferer in a triple murder in the course of a sordid tryst together with his spouse and a chum. yet who's the unidentified corpse? Why cannot Wolf keep in mind something in regards to the evening in query? And who desires him dead?
Wolf had the skill and motive—and his inexplicable reminiscence loss turns out a long way too suspicious to fit Sante Fe's crusading D.A., who rapidly has Wolf arrested. And while one other homicide complicates the situation, he turns to hot-shot felony lawyer Ed Eagle to aid transparent his name—and cease a killer who is made up our minds to complete the job.
By Val McDermid
In The Grave Tattoo, suspense grasp Val McDermid spins a mental mystery during which a present-day homicide has its roots within the eighteenth century and the mutiny at the H.M.S. Bounty.
After summer season rains discover a corpse bearing tattoos like these of eighteenth-century seafarers, many citizens of the English Lake District can not help yet ponder whether it is the physique of 1 of the town's such a lot mythical fugitives.
Scholar and local Lakelander Jane Gresham feels pressured to ultimately realize the reality concerning the myths and buried secrets and techniques rooted in her native land. What she by no means anticipated used to be to discover herself on the center of a 200-year-old secret that also has the facility to place lives at the line. And with each one new lead she pursues, demise follows not easy on her heels….
By Tess Sharpe
"This romance is stuffed with fight and powerful feelings, prone to locate an considerable YA audience."
-School Library Journal
Sophie Winters approximately died. Twice.
The first time, she's fourteen, and escapes a near-fatal automobile coincidence with scars, a bum leg, and an dependancy to Oxy that'll take years to kick.
The moment time, she's seventeen, and it really is no twist of fate. Sophie and her ally Mina are faced by way of a masked guy within the woods. Sophie survives, yet Mina isn't so fortunate. whilst the police officers deem Mina's homicide a drug deal long past unsuitable, casting partial blame on Sophie, nobody will think the reality: Sophie has been fresh for months, and it was once Mina who led her into the woods that evening for a gathering shrouded in mystery.
After a pressured stint in rehab, Sophie returns domestic to a cold new fact. Mina's brother will not converse to her, her mom and dad worry she'll relapse, outdated neighbors became enemies, and Sophie has to benefit the best way to dwell with out her different part. To make concerns worse, nobody is asking within the correct areas and Sophie needs to look for Mina's assassin on her personal. yet with each step, Sophie comes toward revealing all: approximately herself, approximately Mina and concerning the mystery they shared.
By Dennis Wheatley
'Before there has been James Bond, there has been Gregory Sallust.' Tina Rosenberg, Salon.com
Contraband is the 1st in Dennis Wheatley's bestselling Gregory Sallust sequence that includes the debonair undercover agent Gregory Sallust, a forerunner to Ian Fleming's James Bond.
Gregory Sallust is a British Intelligence agent; a self-reliant thrill seeker with a love of experience and a weak spot for women.
As Sallust enjoys a vacation in France ahead of beginning a brand new venture, he's intrigued through a gorgeous lady in a on line casino. Captivated through the elusive Sabine, he follows her to a rendezvous with a secret airman in the dead of night. the following morning, Sallust unearths himself below assault and, even supposing he escapes threat, Sabine disappears.
Returning to England, Sallust discovers a hoop of smugglers orchestrating the dispatch of heavy bombers with contraband items. while he discovers that an inspector from Scotland backyard can also be at the case, and that Sabine can be concerned, his loyalties are torn.
In an exhilarating begin to the Gregory Sallust sequence, Contraband is a narrative of overseas intrigue the place planes flit through evening to mystery touchdown grounds, and near-death studies are masterfully stretched to nail-biting conclusions.
By William D. Carl
A chilling and leading edge twist at the post-apocalyptic fiction style from Permuted Press!
BENEATH THE DIM gentle OF a whole MOON, insanity REIGNS. . . .
As evening descends on Cincinnati, town braces for hell in the world: The population mutates into large, snarling monsters that consume all people they see and act upon their so much base wants. Planes fall from the sky. Highways are clogged with deserted automobiles, and constructions explode and topple. town burns.
And while sunlight comes finally, a similar monsters go back to human shape, many pushed insane via atrocities dedicated opposed to pals and households. . . .
Only 4 survivors are resistant to the metamorphosis: a smooth-talking thief who lives by means of the code of the previous West; a financial institution teller who’s positioned her earlier in the back of her; a prosperous, dissatisfied housewife; and a determined teenaged runaway. jointly they shape an not likely quartet that needs to give you the option to prevent the apocalypse prior to the subsequent complete moon.
The new installment within the long-running Cliff Hardy thrillers
When Cliff Hardy indicators on as a bodyguard for charismatic populist Rory O’Hara, who's approximately to embark on a crusade of social and political renewal, it appears like a difficult task; O’Hara has enemies. yes adequate, a homicide and a kidnapping quickly reason the crusade to fall apart.
Hired to enquire the homicide, Hardy uncovers hidden agendas between O’Hara’s employees and robust political and advertisement forces at paintings. His research takes him from the pubs and brothels of Sydney, to the center of energy in Canberra, and the outskirts of Darwin. There he groups up with a imaginitive indigenous inner most detective and kinds an uneasy alliance with the attractive Penelope Marinos, previously O’Hara’s PA. A rogue intelligence agent turns into his objective and Hardy stumbles upon a negative mystery that attracts them right into a violent―and disturbing―confrontation.
By Julian Symons
While a stranger arrives at Belting, he's met with a really combined reception by means of the occupants of the previous residence. Claiming his so-called ‘rightful inheritance’ the stranger makes plans to soak up place of abode instantaneously. this type of factor was once sure to reason difficulties among the family members – yet why have been such a lot of of them turning up lifeless?