Posted on

Dark Matter (Steve Nastos, Book 2)

By R. D. Cane

After being lately cleared of homicide fees, the disgraced and out-of-work police detective Steve Nastos reluctantly groups together with his brash and equally disgraced attorney Kevin Carscadden for a paycheck. Nastos—who equipped his profession on channeling the shadowy instincts inside of him to seek harmful predators—takes on a undertaking to trace the whereabouts of Lindsay Bannerman, a bothered teenager who's lacking from her prosperous adoptive domestic. the path Nastos and his attorney choose up is one with a sadistic abuser at the different finish and suffering from lies, deceptions, and useless our bodies. Torn among spiteful former colleagues—detectives who keep Nastos belongs in criminal for homicide—a spouse who wishes her husband to eventually unencumber himself from the darkness that fuels him, and the promise he made to a stranger to discover Lindsay, the hunt is a race opposed to time at the start vanishes eternally into the darkish subject.

Show description

Continue reading Dark Matter (Steve Nastos, Book 2)

Posted on

City of Shadows

By Ariana Franklin

A cultured urban scarred by way of warfare. . . . An japanese émigré with scars and secrets and techniques of her personal. . . . a tender girl claiming to be a Russian grand duchess. . . . A brazen killer, as vicious as he's smart. . . . A detective pushed via decency and the will for justice.

. . . A nightmare political stream progressively gaining strength. . . .

This is 1922 Berlin.

One of the city's turning out to be variety of refugees, Esther Solomonova survives through operating as secretary to the fascinating, unscrupulous cabaret proprietor "Prince" Nick, and she's being drawn opposed to her will into his scheme to cross a tender asylum sufferer off as Anastasia, the final surviving inheritor to the murdered czar of all Russia. yet their chanced on "princess," Anna Anderson, fears that she's being hunted—and this can develop into greater than paranoia whilst blameless humans throughout her start to die.

Show description

Continue reading City of Shadows

Posted on

The Shepherd

By Frederick Forsyth

In this bestselling Christmas tale, a pilot wishes a miracle to make it home
It is Christmas Eve, 1957, and there are cozier locations to be than the cockpit of a de Havilland Vampire fighter airplane. yet for the Royal Air strength pilot who has simply taken off from West Germany, this single-seat jet is the single solution to make it again to England for Christmas morning. His flight plan is easy; the gasoline tank is complete. In sixty-six mins, he'll be again in Blighty. yet then the aircraft starts to fail.
 
First the compass is going haywire, then the radio dies. misplaced and by myself above the English coast, the pilot is trying to find a touchdown strip while the fog closes in, signaling convinced demise. He has given up wish while a moment shadow appears—a Mosquito fighter-bomber of global struggle II classic. The aircraft is a “shepherd,” guiding the Vampire to a secure touchdown, and its visual appeal is a present from destiny, a miracle out of time—but for one lonely pilot, the secret has simply started.
 
A vintage bestseller, cherished via aviation fanatics (including actor John Travolta, who calls it “one of my favorites since it personalizes the 2 planes”) and common readers alike, The Shepherd is a gripping, heartwarming story for a chilly winter’s night.

Show description

Continue reading The Shepherd

Posted on

Friction

By Sandra Brown

From number 1 New York Times bestselling writer Sandra Brown comes a gripping tale of relations ties and forbidden attraction.

Crawford Hunt wishes his daughter again. Following the dying of his spouse 4 years in the past, Crawford, a Texas Ranger, fell right into a downward spiral that left him relegated to deskwork and along with his five-year-old daughter Georgia within the custody of her grandparents. yet Crawford has wiped clean up his act, met all of the courtroom imposed requisites, and now the destiny of his relatives lies with pass judgement on Holly Spencer.

Holly, formidable and assured, quickly occupies the bench of her lately deceased mentor. With an election upcoming, she needs to end up herself precious of constructing her judgeship everlasting. each selection is high-stakes. regardless of Crawford's noticeable love for his baby and his dedication to being an incredible mum or dad, Holly is cautious of his checkered earlier. Her opinion of him is notably replaced while a masked gunman barges into the court throughout the custody listening to. Crawford reacts instinctually, saving Holly from a bullet.

But his heroism quickly takes at the taint of recklessness. The cloud over him grows even darker after he uncovers a frightening fact in regards to the court gunman and realizes that the unknown individual at the back of the taking pictures is still at huge . . .and a probability.

Catching the genuine offender turns into a private struggle for Crawford. yet pursuing the killer in his established diehard style will jeopardize his probabilities of gaining custody of his daughter, and additional compromise pass judgement on Holly Spencer, who wishes security not just from an murderer, yet from Crawford himself and the forbidden appeal among them.

FRICTION will maintain you at the fringe of your seat with breathtaking plot twists and the unforgettable characters that make Sandra Brown one of many world's best-loved authors. it really is a unprecedented novel concerning the robust ties that bind us to those we like and the secrets and techniques we preserve to guard them.

Show description

Continue reading Friction

Posted on

Countdown City: The Last Policeman Book II (The Last Policeman Trilogy)

By Ben H. Winters

"[The] bizarre, attractive, unapologetically apocalyptic final Policeman trilogy is certainly one of my favourite secret series."—John eco-friendly, writer of The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns

Winner of the 2014 Philip okay. Dick Award

The final Policeman received the 2013 Edgar Award for top Paperback Original--along with lots of sparkling reviews.  
 
Now Detective Hank Palace returns in Countdown City, the second one quantity of the Last Policeman trilogy. There are only seventy seven days prior to a perilous asteroid collides with Earth, and Detective Palace is out of a task. With the harmony police strength working below the auspices of the U.S. Justice division, Hank's days of fixing crimes are over...until a lady from his earlier begs for support discovering her lacking husband.
 
Brett Cavatone disappeared and not using a trace—an effortless feat in a global with out telephones, no autos, and no strategy to inform no matter if someone’s long gone “bucket record” or just gone. With society falling to shambles, Hank items jointly what few clues he can, on a seek that leads him from a college-campus-turned-anarchist-encampment to a crumbling coastal panorama the place anti-immigrant military fend off “impact sector” refugees.
 
Countdown City presents one other attention-grabbing secret set on breaking point of an apocalypse--and once more, Hank Palace confronts questions method past "whodunit." What can we as people owe to each other? And what does it suggest to be civilized whilst civilization is collapsing throughout you?

Show description

Continue reading Countdown City: The Last Policeman Book II (The Last Policeman Trilogy)

Posted on

The Prince of Deadly Weapons: A Novel

By Boston Teran

In Rio Vista, California, Taylor Greene, the fitting son and inheritor to a fortune, dies in what's known as a suicide. 2 hundred miles away in an nameless hotel room alongside a brush-strewn road, a federal agent ready to fulfill Taylor was once murdered simply days before.

Months later, Dane Rudd enters Rio Vista out of an never-ending nightfall for a memorial to this younger guy his personal age that he did not understand, had by no means met. but Dane Rudd turns out to owe his lifestyles to Taylor Greene, for Dane was once virtually blinded in an coincidence; the reason for this is that of the donation of Taylor's corneas that he's capable of see again.

Set within the California Delta, an eleven-thousand-mile maze of waterways and riverside cities, The Prince of lethal guns is a hugely crafted literary mystery. just like the delusion of the labyrinth that encouraged the story, it's a drama rife with violence, intrigue, love, deception, loss, homicide, and the main invaluable act of all-redemption.

What compels Dane Rudd to stick and pay again the ghost of a tender guy for his moment probability at sight? What are the forces inside of and round Dane Rudd that force him to tackle this fool's errand of a perilous hunt for the reality? that's the unknown as Dane Rudd starts off this trip via a pathway of liars, thieves, murderers, and innocents, whereas figuring out all too good that inside of each act of charity may well lie the guts of an executioner.

Show description

Continue reading The Prince of Deadly Weapons: A Novel

Posted on

Impact (Wyman Ford Series)

By Douglas Preston

In Douglas Preston's Impact, Wyman Ford is tapped for a mystery excursion to Cambodia... to find the resource of unusually appealing gem stones that don't seem to be of this world.

A fabulous meteor lighting up the Maine coast... and younger women borrow a ship and set out for a far off island to discover the effect crater.

A scientist on the nationwide Propulsion Facility discovers an inexplicable resource of gamma rays within the outer sunlight method. he's stumbled on decapitated, the knowledge missing.

High answer NASA photos exhibit an unnatural function hidden within the depths of a crater on Mars... and it seems that to were activated.

Sixty hours and counting.

Show description

Continue reading Impact (Wyman Ford Series)