Mr. Mercedes: A Novel (The Bill Hodges Trilogy)

By Stephen King

WINNER OF THE 2015 EDGAR AWARD FOR most sensible NOVEL
number 1 New York occasions bestseller! In a high-suspense race opposed to time, 3 of the main not going heroes Stephen King has ever created attempt to cease a lone killer from blowing up millions. “Mr. Mercedes is a wealthy, resonant, really readable accomplishment via a guy who can write in no matter what style he chooses” (The Washington Post).

In the frigid pre-dawn hours, in a distressed Midwestern urban, determined unemployed fogeys are coated up for a place at a task reasonable. suddenly, a lone driving force plows during the crowd in a stolen Mercedes, operating over the blameless, backing up, and charging back. 8 individuals are killed; fifteen are wounded. The killer escapes.

In one other a part of city, months later, a retired cop named invoice Hodges remains to be haunted via the unsolved crime. whilst he will get a crazed letter from somebody who self-identifies because the “perk” and threatens a good extra diabolical assault, Hodges wakes up from his depressed and vacant retirement, hell-bent on fighting one other tragedy.

Brady Hartsfield lives along with his alcoholic mom in the home the place he was once born. He enjoyed the texture of demise below the wheels of the Mercedes, and he wishes that rush back. simply invoice Hodges, with new, strange allies, can recognize the killer sooner than he moves back. they usually haven't any time to lose, simply because Brady’s subsequent undertaking, if it succeeds, will kill or maim thousands.

Mr. Mercedes is a warfare among strong and evil, from the grasp of suspense whose perception into the brain of this obsessed, insane killer is chilling and unforgettable.

Show description

The Perfect Witness: A Novel

By Iris Johansen

She was once the appropriate witness―until they discovered her.
When Teresa Casali was once younger, she chanced on that she may learn people's stories. yet this unusual present turned a curse whilst her mob boss father used Teresa to achieve the higher hand in his global of corruption and violence. uncovered by means of her circle of relatives to the darkest impulses of mankind, Teresa unearths herself defenseless and alone…until, from doubtless out of nowhere, she meets the mysterious Andre Mandak. Armed with a chilling set of abilities, Mandak can guard Teresa and kill her pursuers. yet can she belief him?

Now she's the best target―and there is nowhere left to hide…
With Mandak's aid, Teresa learns to manage her strength ahead of it consumes her. it really is his promise to get her into Witness defense that convinces Teresa to imagine a brand new identification: she turns into Allie Girard and attempts to put out of your mind Teresa Casali ever existed. For years "Allie" lives a standard existence with a brand new family…until the day her disguise is blown and the reality spreads like wildfire. Now she's going to need to use her finely-honed reward to finish the possibility that begun together with her family's betrayal. not anything can cease her from revealing the truth…even if it kills her.

Show description

Sweet Revenge (Sisterhood)

By Fern Michaels

PULL a quick ONE? now not at the SISTERHOOD'S WATCH. . .

There are a few things workforce of gracious women simply cannot overlook--and doing one among their neighbors soiled is on the most sensible of the checklist. that is the challenge of the Sisterhood, seven ladies who could do whatever to assist out one in every of their extended family, specifically whilst it ability righting a incorrect. And Isabelle Flanders has certainly been performed fallacious.

Her former colleague, the conniving Rosemary, did every thing in her energy to wreck Isabelle, from framing her for a negative inebriated using twist of fate to stealing her husband and her structure company. Now, Isabelle's previously attractive lifestyles is in tatters whereas Rosemary scoops up the spoils. it truly is sufficient to make any friend's blood boil. Rosemary might imagine she's flying excessive, yet she's approximately to tangle with the Sisterhood. And whilst the Sisterhood is at the case, revenge is fast, scrumptious, and oh-so-sweet. . .

PRAISE FOR PAYBACK

"Revenge is a dish most sensible served with fabric napkins and floral centerpieces. . .fast-paced. . .puts poetic justice first."--Publishers Weekly

PRAISE FOR WEEKEND WARRIORS

"Readers who develop weary of seeing the undesirable men escape with their crimes will take pleasure in seeing what occurs whilst well-funded, very offended ladies take the legislations into their very own hands." Booklist

"An unforgettable story." --Rendezvous

Show description

The Killing Place: (Rizzoli & Isles series 8)

By Tess Gerritsen

HE WATCHES anything bad has occurred within the snowbound village of state Come, Wyoming. Twelve eerily exact homes stand darkish and deserted. the folk who lived in them seem to have vanished, probably into skinny air. HE WAITS Maura Isles is riding throughout the sector with a gaggle of associates once they locate themselves trapped in a storm from snow. They stumble into the deserted village to take take care of. yet their nightmare has merely simply began. THEY DISAPPEAR Days later, Jane Rizzoli flies to Wyoming to go looking for her lacking pal. A crashed car has been chanced on with 4 badly burned our bodies nonetheless within. Can one of many corpses be Maura’s? Jane’s hunt for the reality leads her to country Come. the place the person that used to be looking at Maura now lies looking forward to her …

Show description

The First Counsel

By Brad Meltzer

The runaway bestseller that takes us down the rabbit gap of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

John F. Jennedy, Jr., used to be Lark.
Amy Carter was once Dynamo.
Chelsea Clinton used to be Energy.
Meet Shadow.

Shadow is the key provider code identify for First Daughter Nora Hartson. And whilst White condominium attorney Michael Garrick starts courting the impossible to resist Nora, he is immediately spellbound, similar to everybody else in her global. Then, overdue one evening, the 2 witness anything they have been by no means intended to determine. Now, in a global the place every body watches your each circulation, Michael is unexpectedly ensnared in a persons mystery time table. Trusting nobody, now not even Nora, he reveals himself battling for his innocence--and eventually, his life.

Show description

Storm Winds (Wind Dancer)

By Iris Johansen

A twisted psychopath...a path of violence...and a guy and lady who will threat every thing to prevent him...

Jean Marc Andreas sought after what used to be his by means of correct. He used to be looking justice—and he could use any capability to get it. Juliette de Clement, a confidante of the royal family members, may possibly reduction his look for the beneficial treasure such a lot of had killed to possess...and died to guard. yet in eighteenth-century progressive France, a global of energy and intrigue, infantrymen and assassins, royalty and rebels, dying may well are available in many types and from any course, and none extra lethal—or extra likely—than from the individual you relied on so much.

Still, Jean and Juliette had no selection yet to belief one another, simply because their very lives trusted it. another person was resolute to have the Wind Dancer statue—and the legacy of strength it bestowed. somebody whose twisted genius for evil used to be already wreaking a direction of unspeakable violence that in simple terms jointly they can stop...even as they stood to be its subsequent sufferers.

Show description

The Third Target: A J. B. Collins Novel

By Joel C. Rosenberg

2016 Christian e-book Award finalist (Fiction category)
When New York Times international correspondent J. B. Collins hears rumors that an al-Qaeda splinter cell―ISIS―has captured a cache of chemical guns inside of Syria, he is aware this can be a tale he needs to pursue in any respect charges. Does the commander of the jihadist faction particularly have guns of mass destruction? if that is so, who's the meant objective? The united states? Israel? Or another individual? With tensions already excessive, the approaching stopover at of the yankee president to the area may turn out to be the spark that units off an explosion of horrendous proportions. figuring out that terrorist forces are already attempting to deliver down Arab governments within the region―Iraq and Syria―can Collins discover the reality sooner than it’s too past due? Or will the terrorists reach environment their points of interest at the 3rd objective and reaching genocide?

Show description

The Menagerie and Other Byomkesh Bakshi Mysteries

Language: English
Pages: 315

From the again of the Book:When in 1932 Saradindu made up our minds to aim

his hand at detective fiction regarded down upon in Bengali literary circles of that

time as frivolous ventures he scarcely anticipated Byomkesh Bakshi to turn into one

of the most well-liked and enduring creations in Bengali literature. even though mostly

modeled on such greats as Conan Doyle's Holmes and chesterton's Father

Brown Byomkesh's allure because the self-styled inquisitor a detective no longer through

profession yet via ardour stumbled on him a devoted following between generations of

readers. the current selection of tales ready in Calcutta of the fifties and

sixties, brings jointly 4 mysteries that placed the sleuth's amazing psychological

agility to the last word try out. within the Menagerie cracks an odd case regarding

broken motor elements a possible average dying and the abnormal population of

Golap Colony who appear in a position to doing absolutely anything to guard the

secrets in their tainted pasts. within the jewel case he investigates the mysterious

disappearance of a worthwhile necklace whereas within the Will That Vanished he solves

a baffling riddle to meet the final want of a detailed buddy. And within the Quills of the

Porcupine the clever detective is in his point as he expertly foils the sinister

plans of a ruthless opportunist. Sreejata guha's translation captures brilliantly

the thrill and ingenuity of Byokesh's exploits simply because it does Bandyopadhyay's

remarkable portrayal of a urban suffering to beat its colonial previous and are available

into its personal.
CONTENTS

The Menagerie1
The Jewel Case

Show description

Breach of Duty: A J. P. Beaumont Novel

By J. A. Jance

The finish of the outdated woman's lengthy lifestyles got here by surprise. She died in her domestic, torched to loss of life by way of a fiend with an unknown cause. whereas Seattle is present process unwelcome upscale swap, it really is strictly at the floor, because the Grim Reaper nonetheless lives within the shadows of the town. And it falls to murder Detective J.P. Beaumont and his new associate, Sue Danielson, to unravel his most recent handiwork. however the path will bring about locations and occasions that might depart cops and their instances shattered—and not anything will ever be an analogous again.

Show description

Blind Man's Alley: A Novel

By Justin Peacock

From the writer of the Edgar Award–nominated criminal mystery A remedy for Night, an formidable and compulsively readable novel set within the cutthroat global of latest York genuine property.

A concrete ground 300 ft up within the Aurora Tower apartment improvement in SoHo has collapsed, hurling 3 employees to their deaths. The developer, Roth houses (owned via the famously abrasive Simon Roth), faces an unlimited tangle of felony difficulties, together with allegations of mob connections. Roth’s longtime attorneys, the elite midtown legislations company of Blake and Wolcott, is assigned the duty of cleansing up the mess. a lot of the paintings lands at the plate of shrewdpermanent, cynical, and sea­soned affiliate Duncan Riley; consequently, he falls into the pow­erful orbit of Leah Roth, the attractive daughter of Simon Roth and the specified heir of his actual property empire.

in the meantime, Riley pursues a probably small seasoned bono case within which he makes an attempt to prevent the eviction of Rafael Nazario and his grandmother from public housing within the wake of a pot bust. One evening Rafael is picked up and charged with the mur­der of the non-public safety cop who stuck him, a homicide that happened in one other arguable “mixed source of revenue” housing improvement being equipped by means of . . . Roth houses. Duncan Riley is now strolling the knife fringe of felony ethics and private morality.

Blind Man’s Alley is a suspenseful and kaleidoscopic trip via a global the place the one rule is self- protection. The New York occasions publication evaluate said of A therapy for evening that “[Peacock] heads towards Scott Turow nation . . . he’s bought a great opportunity to make partner.” This taut, topical, and socially alert mystery can provide on that promise.

Show description