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In The Frame by David Bradwell
Joel Goldman - 2015
Together they go all in to take down a brutal swindler on the high seas in bestselling author Joel Goldman’s thriller.,“Think you can put down All In once you start reading? Don’t bet on it!” Rebecca Cantrell, New York Times bestselling author of The Tesla LegacyCassie and Jake are up against ruthless, mega-rich Alan Kendrick who plays for keeps. He’s ripped off the wrong people this time – and now Ireland and Carter will take him down.From New York to Buenos Aires to the Mediterranean, Cassie and Jake risk everything, including their lives, in a game with the highest stakes and no rules. Who is the hunter and who is the prey?“A phenomenal debut for a promising series!” David Ellis, Edgar Award Winning author of The Hidden Man“A wild ride!” Robert Dugoni, bestselling author of My Sister’s GraveDon’t miss All In! Buy it today!
The Monsoon Murders
Karan Parmanandka - 2016
The twist in the tale comes with themurder of a well-known man in the Mumbai finance circle. Roy is hired bythe self made tycoon Jayesh Kumar to probe the case. While Roy isexcited at the chance at redemption, he fails to understand why hebecame the chosen one.What looks at first an open and shut case, quite rapidly evolves into a taleof deceit and revenge. Roy must take care not to fall for the suspect, andnot to see things as they appear. As his personal life gets tied to thesuccess of the case, the question becomes, not whether he can havefaith in strangers, but whether he can trust his friends.Inspired from real life cases, The Monsoon Murders is afast-paced detective novel, taking the Indian crime fiction genre tomysterious depths.
Brian Pinkerton - 2010
"A murderer is stalking the Windy City, carving out the eyes of his victims as grisly souvenirs. When shy Ellen Gordon finds a diary left behind in a coffee shop, she can t keep from reading it. And when she meets the author in person, he s just as charming as his writing. Only when she reads further does she find clues to the identity of Chicago s terrifying serial killer. Could it be the author himself? Ellen will have to uncover the truth about her new boyfriend quickly if she doesn t want to become the killer s next victim.
Do No Harm
James B Cohoon - 2020
right?When Matthew Preston was eight, his father was shot and killed in rarefied Pacific Palisades by Ted Nash, a home burglar who happened to be the Prestons' neighbor. Though Nash was sentenced to life in San Quentin, Matthew's lifelong obsession is to somehow get into the prison, gain access to Nash, and exact the ultimate personal revenge. He devises a plan to become a prison doctor to gain access to Nash.While in medical school, Matthew falls for brilliant classmate Torrey Jamison from poverty-stricken East Palo Alto. Torrey is battling her own demons, having been raped by a school counselor while in high school. Matthew is focused on vigilantism; but he loves Torrey who is morally opposed to killing for any reason--or so she thinks.
Presumed Guilty / Keeper Of The Bride
Tess Gerritsen - 2008
With her knife. With her world falling around her, Miranda is determined to clear her name and discover who killed Richard. But proving her innocence may become secondary to staying alive....After Nina Cormier was jilted at the altar, the empty church exploded. Then someone tried to run Nina off the road, and she realized someone wanted her dead--but who? That's what Detective Sam Navarro needs to find out...fast. With a nightmare unfolding around them, Sam and Nina decipher the stunning truth. Now they're at the mercy of a brilliant madman who plays for keeps....
Sherryl D. Hancock - 2017
After the devastating loss of her little brother, the gang leader decides to turn her life around and starts playing for the other team. As the head of a new anti-gang task force, FORS, she dedicates her life to bringing down those who tore her life apart. Along with former gang leader and best friend, Joe Sinclair, FORS works to break some of the toughest gangs around. But the road is a dangerous one and there are enemies at every turn. Building Empires is a tough business when you’re not the only one building them…
The God Of Chaos
Tom Bradby - 2005
A city blistering under the lash of a relentless summer and panicked by the implacable advance of Hitler's most talented general, Erwin Rommel. It is the worst possible time and place for the body of a senior British officer to be found in a rubbish bin, bathed in blood.His murder has been made to look like a political assassination by local extremists opposed to British rule, but former New York cop Joe Quinn isn't buying that. He senses more fundamental human emotions at play. For Quinn, it's like old times, a reminder of his past. One he doesn't want to revisit. Thrown out of the New York Police Department as a liability after the tragic death of his son, he probably shouldn't be a cop any longer, but maybe he's just what this case needs. The investigation leads him through the underbelly of an exotic, violent and seedy city to the heart of the Cairo's high command and the possibility that a highly placed spy is feeding the allies' most sensitive secrets to Rommel, waiting out in the desert.Only one woman has seen the killer - an American named Amy White. The trouble is Joe Quinn's already falling for her and if he doesn't stop the spy soon, then not just Amy, but everything else he holds dear is certain to be brutally eliminated ...
Pretty Corpse (Lauren Starkley, #1)
Linda Berry - 2019
The startling revelation hits the news and sends a shockwave through the city. A serial rapist with a “death” fetish is at large in San Francisco. The attack is intensely personal to Lauren. Not only did she find the victim, but the girl is a close friend of her daughter, Courtney. Lauren feels compelled to do some off-duty investigation. The perpetrator is keenly intelligent and methodical, and essentially, invisible. But Lauren has uncanny skills for detection, and routinely finds evidence missed by the detectives. She earns official trouble for her effort, but the warnings from her superiors don’t keep her from tugging at elusive clues. As she gets closer to the predator, he takes notice. Taunting Lauren, he demonstrates that he can get close to her, and to Courtney, without a trace. Lauren has put her daughter right in his crosshairs, and put herself on a collision course. Stressed and sleep-deprived, she is determined to find him and bring him down. But can she succeed before her daughter becomes his next victim?
Nancy Bush - 2018
. . It's taken time for the plan to unfold, years spent waiting, watching, hating. . . . And after the first victim, the killing gets easier and easier . . .OBSESSION LEADS TO JEALOUSY . . . The Crissmans, owners of Crissman & Wolfe department store, were once one of Portland's most powerful families. There's still enough fortune left to sow mistrust between Lucy, her bohemian sister Layla, their brother Lyle, and his grasping wife Kate. When a charity event at the Crissman Lodge ends in a fatal poisoning, Lucy becomes a prime suspect. But the truth is even more twisted, and Lucy can't be sure which of her family is being targeted . . . or who to fear.AND JEALOUSY LEADS TO MURDER . . . Renowned defense attorney Dallas Denton has been hired to clear Lucy's name, unaware of the secret that ties them together or of the deep cracks in the Crissman legacy. Someone is ready to eliminate every obstacle to get what they most covet, and prove that envy runs deeper than blood . . .
The Desert Waits
J. Carson Black - 1996
Thoroughly entertaining."---Carol Davis Luce, author of NIGHT STALKERA woman answers a terrified cry for help...A husband betrays his wife one last time...The owner of an isolated hotel harbors a dangerous obsession...A man succumbs to a fatal attraction...They are four strangers whose lives converge on a lonely stretch of Arizona desert...four strangers brought together by the brutal murder of a beautiful woman. Each of them has a secret. And all of them have a reason to be afraid.Now, someone else is going to die. For in the desert, under the merciless sun, there is no place to hide.* * * * *Praise for J. Carson Black's DARK HORSE (writing as Margaret Falk)"Should put Margaret Falk in the Winner's Circle."---Tony Hillerman"A terrific tale of murder and mayhem set on the quarter horse racing circuit in the American Southwest…Watch out, Dick Francis."---J. A. Jance
FBI Thrillers #1-5: The Cove / The Maze / The Target / The Edge / Riptide
Catherine Coulter - 2011
From the debut of the series, The Cove, through the “fast-paced twists and turns” of Riptide (San Francisco Examiner), you’ll be swept away. The CoveThe MazeThe TargetThe EdgeRiptide