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The Abduction of Grace
Anthony Hulse - 2012
Her parents suffer turmoil as they are suspected, although never charged with the crime. Anna Curren, an investigative journalist becomes obsessed with the case, and with the blessing of Grace's parents, who have lost confidence with CID, she employs the services of a private investigator. The trail leads the team to Majorca, Prague, and the South of France, and ultimately to links with the Russian mafia. A complex tale of obsession, greed, and passion, ultimately climaxing in a frightening and surprising scenario. This novel is a guaranteed page turner!
Marguerite Ashton - 2012
Sealed by a shared bond, and unaware there is more to the secret than what she was told, Collins feels honor bound to protect her friend when a confrontation between Olivia and her childhood tormentor turns deadly. A mysterious text forces Traci to question Olivia's actions and re-examine her loyalties. When the answers to Traci's questions endanger a life she treasures more than her own, she must decide if friendship has a limit. For a bridge once burnt severs ties forever...
Nancy Drew Files Vol. I: Secrets Can Kill; Deadly Intent; Murder on Ice
Carolyn Keene - 2019
Keep up with Nancy Drew in this thrilling collection of mysteries full of intrigue, boys, and murder.In Secrets Can Kill, Nancy goes undercover to investigate the elusive thief stalking the nighttime halls of Bedford High. With her inside contact, gorgeous senior Daryl Gray, Nancy attempts to uncover the dangerous secrets that run deep at Bedford, but soon it’s a whole new game—a game called murder. And Nancy is the killer’s next target. In Deadly Intent, Nancy is ready to rock out at a concert in New York City—but the band’s lead guitarist vanishes minutes before they’re set to go on stage. Nancy and her on-again-off-again boyfriend Ned investigate, and their list of suspects leads them to a conspiracy that threatens to shake the entire music industry. In Murder on Ice, Nancy and Ned head to a ski resort to rekindle their romance. But instead of love, they find deadly peril. Can Nancy find the killer, before an avalanche of murder buries them all?
If You Were Me
Sam Hepburn - 2015
Not long after Aliya’s family escapes Afghanistan for Britain, her brother is accused of a bomb attack. Aliya is sure of his innocence, but when plumber’s son Dan finds a gun in their bathroom, what’s she to think? Dan has his own reasons for staying silent: he’s worried the gun might have something to do with his dad. Thrown together by chance, they set out to uncover a tangled and twisted truth.
Carol Ellis - 1993
But there is a much deeper, darker fear shared by some of the counselors… the fear that one terrible secret they share will be discovered.For seven years they’ve kept it hidden – ever since the summer when they were campers themselves.The summer one camper didn’t make it home alive…Now someone is using their secret – and their fears – to play a terrifying game of vengeance.A game that could turn deadly.
Nikesh Shukla - 2018
But as they go on the run with Hari's twin sister, Taran, and Jamal's girlfriend, Anna, the four friends discover that the truth behind the shooting goes so much deeper, with terrible personal consequences for them all.A hard-hitting YA crime thriller dealing with timely themes of youth helplessness, gentrification and police brutality.
The Dead Enders
Erin Saldin - 2018
Bound together by a horrible accident from their pasts, the friendship forged years ago in a youth group led by Davis’s pastor mother has managed to last through high school. They don’t agree on much, but, in a town full of weekenders, they all know what it’s like to be a dead ender—someone fated to stay trapped in a tourist town for the rest of their life.Each of them has a plan to get out, but it won’t be easy. And now, with an arsonist working his way through the town and setting it ablaze, moving ahead with their lives will be even harder.These four dead enders are about to find out just how much there is to lose in Gold Fork.
These Little Lies
Gretta Mulrooney - 2019
WHAT SHE GETS IS TWO DEAD BODIES.It’s Detective Inspector Siv Drummond’s first day back on the job, joining a new team in a new town. This fresh start isn’t going to be easy. Still mourning the death of her husband, she must push aside her grief to focus on her first case.Lauren Visser and Matis Rimas are found stabbed to death in the idyllic woodland by the River Bere. Their mutilated bodies lie within feet of each other. A photograph of an unknown girl sits on Lauren’s chest.She was an activist and wild swimmer. He was fishing illegally.WHAT IS THEIR CONNECTION?Siv and her team start ruling out suspects, but no one tells the truth when everyone has something to hide.What will be dredged up by the investigation?CAN DI SIV DRUMMOND FIGHT THE CURRENT OF LIES OR WILL SHE BE SWEPT AWAY?
Lisa Cutts - 2018
But what awaits her is more shocking than anything she could have ever imagined . . . SHE TRUSTED THEM WITH HER DAUGHTER DI Harry Powell is investigating a shooting, but the victim has been scared into silence. As Harry struggles to piece together what little information he has, he stumbles upon an operation that may put countless lives across the country at risk. SHE WAS WRONG As Anna’s situation grows more dangerous by the day, Harry is forced to push his overstretched team to the limits to find answers. But for one of them, will it already be too late?
Michelle Files - 2016
She is strong willed and fearless. But, when faced with a dilemma, how will she decide what to do? Over the years, many family secrets are revealed and Madison is right in the middle of it all. She tells her story from her unique perspective.
Joan Lowery Nixon - 1994
Soon after she and her mother come to the small Texas town of Kluney and experience a series of menacing events, Katie begins to suspect there is something sinister going on involving a secret gang of high school students and a company illegally storing toxic waste.
Lou Morgan - 2014
But exams are looming and at a school like Clerkenwell, failure is not an option. Luckily, Tigs has a solution. A small pill that will make revision a breeze and help them get the results they need. Desperate to succeed, the group begin taking the study drug. It doesn't take long before they realize there are far worse things than failing a few exams.
Stewart Giles - 2017
Alice Green is a beekeeper in the small Cornish village of Polgarrow. She lives with her pet jackdaw in a beautiful cottage not far from the sea. One evening, Alice finds something strange under the hollyhock bush in her garden. The gruesome discovery will change everyone’s lives. And then Alice’s best friend Milly disappears . . . Detective Harriet Taylor has just transferred to the area from Edinburgh. As she investigates a series of shocking crimes, she grows close to the old beekeeper and is determined to bring the criminals to justice. But who is really what they seem and who can she trust? A crime mystery with a touch of black humour.
The Scarry Inn
Shirley McCann - 2015
Surely the owners, Dick and Thelma Scarry, are simply trying to drum up business for their new motel by terrifying the guests. ˃˃˃ After A Brutal Murder, They Desperately Seek A Way Out But when Kara is found brutally murdered, they realize the danger is real and they must find their way to safety before the secrets of the inn claim another victim. Making things even more difficult is the lack of cellphone service in the small town of Frighton, Arizona. With no clue who they can trust, the remaining threesome are now caught up in a fight for their lives. Scroll Up And Grab Your Copy Today!