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Silent Night

By Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark, the "Queen of Suspense," has crafted a truly designated vacation tale a couple of kid's braveness within the face of chance, and the facility of affection. Charged with threat and exciting suspense, it's the number one New York Times bestselling author's present to readers for all seasons.

When Catherine Dornan's husband, Tom, is clinically determined with leukemia, she and their younger sons go back and forth with him to ny throughout the vacation season for a lifesaving operation. On Christmas Eve, hoping to boost the men' spirits, Catherine takes them to work out Rockefeller Center's well-known Christmas tree; whereas there, seven-year-old Brian notices a lady taking his mother's pockets. A St. Christopher medal tucked contained in the pockets kept his grandfather's existence in global warfare II, and Brian believes with all his center that it'll shield his father now. hastily, Brian follows the thief into the subway, and the main harmful event of his younger existence begins...

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Unintended Consequences: A Stone Barrington Novel

By Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington unearths intrigue in a foreign country within the sensational mystery from New York Times bestselling writer Stuart Woods.

Stone Barrington isn't any stranger to schemes and deceptions of all stripes—as an legal professional for the most suitable white-shoe legislations enterprise Woodman & Weld, he’s visible greater than his share.

But whilst he travels to Europe less than hugely strange situations, Stone unearths himself on the heart of puzzle that's so much unusual, even by means of his criteria. unforeseen invites could be the first clues in an difficult puzzle that might lead Stone deep into the rarified international of ecu ultrawealth and privilege, the place billionaires rub elbows with spies, insider wisdom is traded at a excessive top rate, and homicide isn't too excessive a cost to pay for a wanted finish…

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Showdown

By Tilly Bagshawe

DESCRIPTION: Bobby Cameron is a cowboy via and during. one in every of America's such a lot expert horse running shoes, he has inherited his father's outstanding ranch in California's Santa Ynez Valley. Now, land wealthy yet money negative, Bobby travels the realm attempting to increase funds to help his loved ranch by way of taking jobs breaking horses for his or her prosperous vendors. Milly Lockwood Groves, daughter of a millionaire breeder in Newmarket, England, is set to turn into a world-class jockey--but her kinfolk has different plans for her, and are forcing her to take her position in British society. yet Milly's lifestyles is ready to be replaced endlessly by way of the coming of the attractive, enigmatic cowboy Bobby Cameron. Following him to the USA to gain her desires, she hazards wasting her innocence and her center within the procedure.

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Vita nätter

By Ann Cleeves

Midsommar på Shetlandsöarna, den tid på året när fåglarna sjunger vid midnatt och solen aldrig går ner. I en avlägsen dal, summary vid vattnet, ligger Herring Gallery. Här förbereder guy en vernissage, och Jimmy Perez, poliskommissarie på ön, är en av gästerna. Det är förvånansvärt nog ganska glest med besökare, trots att många inbjudits. Så anländer en okänd, välklädd guy, går fram until eventually en målning och brister i häftig gråt. Perez tar honom åt sidan och det framgår att mannen inte vet vem han är och varifrån han kommer. Och så är han plötsligt försvunnen. Nästa dag hittas han mördad i en lada intill, med en clownmask för ansiktet...

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Borrowed Time (Alistair MacLean's UNACO)

By Alistair MacLean

Militant non secular extremists are taking up the peaceable Vale of Kashmir, dealing in medicines and weapons to fund their conflict. while the project appears very unlikely, who do you name? UNACO.

The Vale of Kashmir in India, precariously stuck among Afghanistan, Pakistan and China, is without doubt one of the such a lot serenely appealing areas on the earth… and essentially the most lethal. while Malcolm Philpott, head of UNACO, the United countries’ Anti-Crime association, gets a tip-off from an area priest that the peace of the valley is being threatened through militant non secular extremists and the suspicion of a hugely prepared drug-trafficking ring, he sends in of his most sensible brokers, Mike Graham and Sabrina Carver, to enquire and query the priest further.

But the priest is brutally murdered ahead of they could arrive, and an ex-CIA-trained murderer, became local, is the primary suspect. unexpectedly Mike and Sabrina needs to adopt the deadly undertaking of infiltrating the murderous drug convoys and bringing the extremists below keep watch over sooner than the unstable scenario ignites and fanatics into a world blood bath.

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Grotesque

By Natsuo Kirino

Lifestyles on the prestigious Q highschool for ladies in Tokyo exists on an exact social axis: a global of insiders and outsiders, of haves and have-nots. attractive Yuriko and her unpopular, unnamed sister exist in several spheres; the hopelessly awkward Kazue Sato floats round between them, attempting to healthy in.Years later, Yuriko and Kazue are lifeless — either became prostitutes and either were brutally murdered.

Natsuo Kirino, celebrated writer of Out, seamlessly weaves jointly the tales of those women’s struggles in the conventions and regulations of eastern society. instantaneously a mental research of the pressures dealing with eastern ladies and a vintage paintings of noir fiction, Grotesque is a brilliantly twisted novel of ambition, wish, good looks, cruelty, and identification via one among our such a lot electrifying writers.

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The Day of Atonement: A Novel

By David Liss

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The bestselling writer of such novels as A Conspiracy of Paper and The Whiskey Rebels continues his masterly run of “atmospheric” (The Washington Post), “page-turning” (The Baltimore Sun), “tremendously clever” (Newsweek) ancient thrillers. In The Day of Atonement, David Liss blends meticulous interval element with crackling event within the story of 1 man’s quest for justice—and retribution.
 
Sebastião Raposa is just 13 whilst his mom and dad are unjustly imprisoned, by no means to be obvious back, and he's pressured to escape Portugal lest he too fall sufferer to the Inquisition. yet ten years in exile purely serve to whet his urge for food for vengeance. Returning finally to Lisbon, within the guise of English businessman Sebastian Foxx, he's not a apprehensive boy yet a perilous guy suffering from violent impulses. Haunted via the threat of all he has lost—including his beautiful first love—Foxx is decided to correct previous wrongs through punishing an unforgivable enemy with unrelenting fury.
 
good schooled by means of his benefactor, the infamous bounty hunter Benjamin Weaver, within the use of wits, fists, and a number of guns, Foxx stalks the ruthless Inquisitor priest Pedro Azinheiro. yet in a urban governed by way of terror and treachery, the place funds and knowledge can purchase strength and trump any legislations, no enemy can be underestimated and no best friend will be depended on. Having risked every little thing, and once more less than the watchful eye of the Inquisition, Foxx unearths his plans unraveling as he turns into drawn into the struggles of previous friends—and new enemies—none of whom, like Lisbon itself, are what they seem.
 
pressured to play a online game of deception and greed, Sebastian Foxx will locate himself befriended, betrayed, tempted through hope, and suffering from own turmoil. And whilst a accident turns his rigorously laid plans to chaos, he'll be compelled to choose from surrendering to bloodlust or serving the reason for mercy.

Praise for The Day of Atonement
 
“Enthralling . . . [a] sly, wealthy and rapid novel of vengeance and tough justice.”The Seattle Times
 
“One of the masters of the old mystery, Liss is again with another hugely wonderful novel. . . . [The Day of Atonement] paints a bright photograph of the waning days of the Inquisition, and of the actually evil non secular leaders who led it. certainly one of Liss’s most sensible books.”—Minneapolis Star Tribune

“Foxx is comparable to Lee Child’s Jack Reacher: a guy together with his personal ethical code who takes on a number of adversaries concurrently. . . . Liss has the beginning of one other solidly researched, action-packed ancient sequence here.”Booklist (starred review)
 
“[An] action-packed novel.”The Wall road Journal
 
“Snappy discussion and convincing surroundings . . . The plot strikes quickly to a shattering climax.”The Washington Post

“Another exciting mystery set opposed to old occasions for Liss, who has a knack for interval aspect, breakneck plots and characters we wish to root for.”San Antonio Express-News
 
“Fans of Liss be aware of good his mixture of darkish arts and old detail.”—New York Daily News

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Blutzoll: Der Tod riecht nach Diesel und Schwefel

By Alexander Wohnhaas

Edgar Rabe ist Söldner. Jahrelang hat er die Schlachten anderer geschlagen, bis ihn seine eigenen Dämonen einholen.
Merkwürdige Erscheinungen verfolgen ihn. Menschen, deren Augen plötzlich zu bluten beginnen. Blut und Feuer zeichnen seinen Weg. Mittellos, unfähig eine Waffe zu gebrauchen, gerät er zwischen alle Fronten, als Gangster, denen er Geld schuldet, ihn dazu zwingen, einen letzten Auftrag zu übernehmen.

Doch er beginnt seinen ganz eigenen Feldzug. Gegen die Monster, die er überall zu sehen beginnt. Bald jagen ihn Polizei, seine ehemaligen Auftraggeber und eine ganze, hysterisch gewordene Stadt. Ein unaufhaltsamer, tödlicher Kreislauf wird in Gang gesetzt, der Edgar tief in den Abgrund blicken lässt.

Einzig ein junges Mädchen aus seiner Nachbarschaft, die von einer Fußballerkarriere träumt, scheint sein wildes Herz zu beruhigen. Ist sie der Schlüssel, um sich endlich von den Schatten seiner Vergangenheit zu lösen?

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The Black Echo (A Harry Bosch Novel)

By Michael Connelly

START the following: the 1st publication within the Bosch series!

For maverick LAPD murder detective Harry Bosch, the physique within the drainpipe at Mulholland Dam is greater than one other nameless statistic. This one is personal...because the murdered guy was once a fellow Vietnam "tunnel rat" who had fought facet by means of aspect with him in a hellish underground conflict. Now Bosch is set to relive the horror of Nam. From a perilous maze of blind alleys to a bold felony heist underneath the town, his survival instincts will once more be validated to their restrict. Pitted opposed to enemies within his personal division and compelled to make the agonizing selection among justice and vengeance, Bosch is going at the hunt for a killer whose real face will surprise him.

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