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Play to Kill

By P. J. Tracy

A serial killer is terrifying sufficient, but if the homicide movies start displaying up on-line - good, then it turns into a topic for computing device analyst Grace MacBride and her eccentric team of geniuses and mavericks. Recruited through the FBI, MacBride, besides Minneapolis police officers Leo Magozzi and Gino Rolseth, interact to seek down the killer. utilizing subtle monitoring software program, MacBride and her group scour the web for indicators of a potential assault, attempting to weed out the staged video clips from the genuine factor in hopes of discovering a pattern.

But our bodies preserve turning up, and video clips retain being published, and the workforce is getting wanting to keep lives. It's now not until eventually they arrive throughout a sinister web site genuine lead is found. And it takes all of them the best way to a surprising end . . .

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Dark Web

By T. J. Brearton

On a freezing iciness evening, the physique of is located within the snow.
Mike and Callie Simpkins moved north to restart their lives and get their funds again on course. Their son Braxton immerses himself in a web game-world of crime and gangs. whilst he makes a decision to fulfill the various avid gamers within the genuine international, tragedy moves.

Detective John fast needs to untangle an internet of digital and actual crimes so one can resolve this advanced secret. and because the relatives copes with unbelievable grief, even Braxton’s stepfather Mike comes less than suspicion.

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The Hidden Oasis

By Paul Sussman

The Hidden Oasis opens in 2152 BC with 80 clergymen taking off lower than disguise of darkness into Egypt’s Western wasteland, dragging with them a sled on which rests a mysterious item swathed in fabric. 4 weeks later, having reached their vacation spot, the monks lightly slit each one other’s throats.

Four thousand years later in present-day Egypt, expert rock climber Freya Hannen arrives for the funeral of her sister, Alex, a Saharan explorer. From the outset, Freya is suspicious of claims that Alex had taken her personal lifestyles, and units out to discover what relatively occurred to her sibling. In her quest for the reality Freya joins forces with Alex’s buddy, English educational Flin Brodie, an international authority at the prehistory of the Sahara. Flin is usually looking for answers—he has dedicated his profession to monitoring down a mythic hidden oasis.

In this propulsive, nail-biting thriller—all the extra engrossing simply because Sussman himself has labored commonly as an archaeologist in Egypt—we stick with Flin and Freya on an unforgettable adventure.At stake aren't easily the reply to at least one of archaeology’s maximum mysteries—the place of the mythical misplaced oasis of Zerzura—but additionally the main to the staggering, terrifying mystery that lies on the oasis’s heart.

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Santorini

By Alistair MacLean

Reissue of the gripping story of sabotage at sea, from the acclaimed grasp of motion and suspense.

In the center of the Aegean Sea, a luxurious yacht is on fireplace and sinking quick. mins later, a four-engined jet with a hearth in its nose-cone crashes into the sea.

Is there a sinister connection among those tragedies? And is it an coincidence that the Ariadne, a NATO undercover agent send, is the single vessel within the area - the single witness?

Only Commander Talbot of the Ariadne gives you the solutions as he uncovers a perilous plot concerning medications and terrorism - resulting in the center of the Pentagon.

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Crimson Shore

By Douglas Preston

A mystery chamber.
A mysterious shipwreck.
A homicide within the desolate salt marshes.
A probably basic inner most case seems to be even more complicated-and sinister-than detailed Agent A.X.L. Pendergast ever can have anticipated.

Pendergast, with his ward Constance Greene, travels to the old fashioned beach village of Exmouth, Massachusetts, to enquire the robbery of a helpful wine assortment. yet contained in the wine cellar, they locate whatever significantly extra worrying: a bricked-up area of interest that after held a crumbling skeleton.

Pendergast and Constance quickly research that Exmouth is a city with a really darkish and afflicted historical past, and this skeleton will be simply the 1st trace of an historic transgression, saved mystery these kinds of years. yet they'll become aware of that the sins of the earlier are nonetheless greatly alive. neighborhood legend holds that in the 1692 witch trials in Salem, the genuine witches escaped, fleeing north to Exmouth and settling deep within the surrounding salt marshes, the place they endured to perform their depraved arts.

Then, a murdered corpse turns up within the marshes. the one clue is a chain of mysterious carvings. may well those demonic symbols endure a few relation to the traditional witches' colony, lengthy believed to be abandoned?

A poor evil lurks underneath the skin of this sleepy seashore town-one with deep roots in Exmouth's grim background. And it can be that Constance, together with her personal previous, is the single one that really comprehends the grim risk that she, Pendergast, and the citizens of Exmouth needs to face . . .

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The Cinderella Murder: An Under Suspicion Novel

By Mary Higgins Clark, Alafair Burke

During this collaboration among “Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark and bestselling writer Alafair Burke, “the snappy velocity, layered characters, and lots of plot surprises will preserve readers guessing during this attention-grabbing secret” (Booklist).

Television manufacturer Laurie Moran is thrilled whilst the pilot for her truth drama, Under Suspicion, is successful. much more, the program—a chilly case sequence that revisits unsolved crimes through recreating them with these affected—is off to an exquisite commence whilst it is helping clear up an notorious homicide within the first actual episode.

Now Laurie has the suitable case to add within the subsequent episode of Under Suspicion: the Cinderella homicide. while Susan Dempsey, a stunning and multi-talented UCLA pupil, used to be discovered lifeless, her homicide raised a number of questions. Why was once her automobile parked miles from her physique? Had she ever proven up for the performing audition she used to be as a result of attend on the domestic of an up-and-coming director? Why does Susan’s boyfriend are looking to keep away from questions about their dating? was once her disappearance hooked up to a arguable church? was once she on the subject of her machine technological know-how professor due to her technological brilliance, or whatever extra? And why was once Susan lacking one in all her sneakers while her physique was once discovered?

With the aid of Under Suspicion host Alex Buckley, Laurie is familiar with the case will allure nice rankings, in particular whilst the previous suspects comprise Hollywood’s elite and tech billionaires. The suspense and drama are ideal for the silver screen—but is Cinderella’s assassin prepared for a close-up?

jointly Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke bring “plenty of intrigue and pleasure” (Publishers Weekly) during this intriguing begin to a brand new sequence that would preserve you guessing till the ultimate web page.

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Casino Royale (James Bond Series)

By Ian Fleming

In the unconventional that brought James Bond to the realm, Ian Fleming’s agent 007 is dispatched to a French on line casino in Royale-les-Eaux. His undertaking? Bankrupt a ruthless Russian agent who’s been on a nasty success streak on the baccarat desk.

One of SMERSH’s most dangerous operatives, the fellow recognized merely as “Le Chiffre,” has been a chief aim of the British mystery carrier for years. If Bond can wipe out his bankroll, Le Chiffre shall be “retired” by way of his paymasters in Moscow. yet what if the playing cards won’t cooperate? After a brutal evening on the gaming tables, Bond quickly unearths himself dodging would-be assassins, battling off brutal torturers, and going all-in to avoid wasting the lifetime of his appealing lady counterpart, Vesper Lynd.

Taut, stressful, and without problems fashionable, Ian Fleming’s inaugural James Bond experience has the entire hallmarks that made the sequence a touchstone for a iteration of readers.

The textual content during this variation has been restored by means of the Fleming relations corporation Ian Fleming courses, to mirror the paintings because it used to be initially published.

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Freak

By Jennifer Hillier

From suspense writer Jennifer Hillier, whom Jeffery Deaver has praised as “top of the road mystery writing,” comes Freak, a sequel to her debut novel Creep.           

Suspense journal selected Jennifer Hillier’s “truly scary” debut, Creep, as one in all 2011’s top novels, whereas number 1 bestselling writer Jeffery Deaver suggested “you higher name in sick—you’re unlikely at any place till you end reading.” Now, Hillier returns to the Pacific Northwest university city the place one killer’s stranglehold has ebbed . . . yet one other in poor health brain has waited for the right second to select up the place the phobia left off.

Sitting on my own in a maximum-security legal mobilephone, Abby Maddox is a star. Her declare to repute is the envy of each freak at the outdoors: she’s the previous lover of Ethan Wolfe, the killer who left greater than a dozen lifeless girls in his wake and approximately extra Puget Sound kingdom professor Sheila Tao to the tally. Now Abby, serving a nine-year sentence for slashing a police officer’s throat in a second of rage, has little human contact—save for the letters that pour in from demented enthusiasts, lunatics, and creeps. yet a brand new wave of murders has given Abby a potential likelihood for a plea bargain—because this killer has been sending her love letters, and carving a message at the our bodies of the sufferers: Free Abby Maddox.

Jerry Isaac won't ever disregard the attack—or his attacker. The hideous scarring and tortured speech are day-by-day reminders that the one-time Seattle PD officer, now a personal investigator, is simply fortunate to be alive. Abby Maddox merits to rot in jail—forever, so far as Jerry’s involved. yet she on my own might own the most important evidence—letters from this most up-to-date killer—that may possibly crack open the tense case. With assistance from Professor Sheila Tao, professional police detective Mike Torrance, and intuitive criminology scholar Danny Mercy, Jerry needs to coax the shattering fact from remoted, risky Abby Maddox. Can he placed the items jointly ahead of Abby’s no 1 fan takes one other existence within the identify of a killer’s perverted thought of justice?

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Motion to Suppress

By Perri O'Shaughnessy

Strolling back from her past due shift as a barmaid at a on line casino in Lake Tahoe, Misty Patterson struck her violently jealous husband in self-defense. She admits that--but did she kill him? She says she cannot take into accout. Like such a lot of occasions ahead of, Misty blacked out and the remainder of the night is a clean. Now her husband has disappeared, abandoning a path of blood, and she's the number-one homicide suspect with out one to show to for help.

San Francisco lawyer Nina Reilly is usually at the run—from a foul marriage and a worse profession setback. Relocated to Lake Tahoe, Nina is resolved to recuperate her spirit, supply her younger son a safe domestic, and building up a small solo perform. yet, whilst Misty Patterson walks within the door, a blond Barbie doll of a cocktail waitress accused of homicide, it triggers a harrowing sequence of occasions that may switch either women's lives forever.

Common feel says Misty is mendacity. To win this situation Nina can have to belief her personal instincts, diving headlong into the darkish convolutions of the human brain. This homicide case—teeming with sinister secrets and techniques, unstated betrayals, and jolting revelations—is going to alter every little thing Nina Reilly believes in regards to the legislations. it will rock every thing Misty believes approximately herself. And in the event that they can learn how to belief one another, it is going to provide either ladies their one and simply likelihood to reclaim their shattered lives.

In a spellbinding novel that does not permit move from the 1st web page until eventually the surprising unforgettable end, Perri O'Shaughnessy gives you an electrifying felony mystery approximately girls risking all they've got for the fact that may perhaps price them their lives—or set them either unfastened.

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Blind Date (Kosinski, Jerzy)

By Jerzy Kosinski

Blind Date is a staggering and erotically charged mental novel that indicates Jerzy Kosinski, writer of Being There and The Painted chook, on the top of his energy. George Levanter is an idea guy, a small investor, a global playboy, and a ruthless deal-maker whose existence is introduced in a sequence of hot encounters, every one extra superb than the final. From Moscow to Paris, from a big apple skyscraper to a California mass homicide, Blind Date is a dizzying imaginative and prescient of existence one of the appealing humans and the thrill-seekers.

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