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By Cynthia Eden. 2015
New town, new name...more trouble! Dr. Jamie Myers has tried outrunning her past, but now someone is stalking her, leaving… her deadly messages. Once, she'd trusted the wrong man. <P><P>So how can she rely on Davis McGuire, the fiercely handsome ex-SEAL she's hired as a bodyguard? And how can she ignore the way his hands-on attention excites her? One of McGuire Securities' best, Davis wants to protect the sexy doc 24/7 and play by the rules. But as Jamie's stalker grows bolder, Davis's desire grows stronger. Soon he's breaking all his rules-so he can uncover Jamie's secrets in order to protect her...and discover the key to her heart.
By Ken Follett. 2000
January 1958--the darkest hour of the cold war and the early dawn of the space race On the… launch pad at Cape Canaveral sits America s best hope to catch up with the Russians--the Explorer I satellite But at the last moment the launch is delayed due to weather even though everyone can see it is a perfectly sunny day The real reason for the delay rests deep in the mind of NASA scientist who has awoken that morning to find his memory completely erased Knowing only that he s being followed and watched at every turn he must find the clues to his own identity before he can discover who is responsible But even more terrible is the dark secret that they wanted him to forget A secret that can destroy the Explorer I--and America s future
By Laura Lippman. 2006
Heloise is a suburban madam who flies under the radar in her affluent Maryland community by claiming she … s a lobbyist Featured in Laura Lippman s novel And When She Was Good Heloise first appeared in two short stories One True Love and Scratch a Woman In a third story Form 95 a police detective spins a web that not even the vigilant Heloise suspects Available singly or as a collection
By Betsy Tobin. 2000
Set in seventeenth-century rural England BONE HOUSE is the tale of two women One is large voluptuous… and charismatic - a prostitute to whom many not just men are drawn The other is young slight and solitary - a servant whose quest to solve the mystery of the prostitute s death leads her to shocking discoveries unexpected love and the beginnings of a future Gothic elegant sensual and fiercely compelling BONE HOUSE is an uncommonly assured debut
By G. L. Rockey. 2018
Taking FAKE NEWS to a higher-level with the U S in a state of increased terrorist threats … the Media Director for the President of the United States fabricates a gruesome fake video The purpose of the fake video is to create chaos so POTUS can establish martial law and begin a new world order Posing as a concerned citizen who videotaped a horrific murder rape the fake video is presented to a local Miami TV station s news director The news director immediately begins televising the video as exclusive Breaking News Zack Stearn owner editor of a small Miami weekly newspaper watches the video contacts the TV station to ask the source of the video He is told it is from a confidential source The video is quickly picked up by national cable news and other television
By Clive Cussler. 2007
A remarkable adventure from the limitless imagination of Clive Cussler. For decades, Clive Cussler has been delighting readers with novels… filled with suspense, action, and sheer audacity. Now he does it again, in one of the wildest, most entertaining historical thrillers in years. April 1950: The rusting hulk of a steam locomotive rises from the deep waters of a Montana lake. Inside is all that remains of three people who died forty-four years before. But it is neither the engine nor its grisly contents that interest the people watching nearby. It is what is about to come next.... 1906: For two years, the western states of America have been suffering an extraordinary crime spree: a string of bank robberies by a single man who then cold-bloodedly murders any and all witnesses and vanishes without a trace. Fed up by the depredations of "The Butcher Bandit," the U.S. government brings in the best man it can find-a tall, lean, no-nonsense detective named Isaac Bell, who has caught thieves and killers from coast to coast. But he has never had a challenge like this one. From Arizona to Colorado to the streets of San Francisco during its calamitous earthquake and fire, he pursues what quickly becomes clear to him is the best criminal mind he has ever encountered, and the woman who seems to hold the key to the man's identity. Using science, deduction, and intuition, he repeatedly draws near, only to grasp at empty air, but at least he knows his pursuit is having an effect. Because his quarry is getting angry now, and has turned the chase back on him. The hunter has become the hunted. And soon, it will take all of Bell's skills not merely to prevail ... but to survive. Filled with intricate plotting, Cussler's signature dazzling set pieces, and not one but two extraordinary villains, The Chase is the master working at the height of his powers.
By Brandon Massey. 2008
Dark Secrets. . . With a new identity, a new city to live in, and a wonderful new husband, Rachel… Moore believes she's finally free of the demons in her past. But nothing could be farther from the truth. For the deadly secrets she thought were long-buried are now on the brink of being exposed. . . Have A Way. . . Someone has a vendetta against Rachel. Someone whom she betrayed a long time ago. Someone who is determined to make her pay--no matter the cost. . . Of Coming Back With A Vengeance. . . Now Rachel knows it's just a matter of time before her dangerous past meets up with her present--and destroys everything she's worked so hard for. Because if there's one thing that can be counted on--her enemy never forgets or forgives and will do whatever it takes to see Rachel suffer...
By Brandon Massey. 2009
With Nowhere To Run Corey Webb is living the American dream--successful business… beautiful wife gifted daughter--but the dream he worked so hard to achieve is about to become a nightmare When a chance encounter brings him face to face with the dark past he d long since left behind Corey knows the threat to his life and family could be deadly It s Do Or Die Unpredictable intelligent and terrifyingly ruthless Corey s stalker will settle for nothing less than complete submission He ll stop at nothing and sacrifice anyone to get what he wants There s no point in running no chance of hiding and no hope for Corey and his family to escape unscathed
By William E. Butterworth, W.E.B. Griffin. 2016
From #1 New York Times-bestselling author W. E. B. Griffin comes the dramatic third novel in the Clandestine Operations series… about the Cold War, the fledgling Central Intelligence Agency--and a new breed of warrior. January 1946: Two WACs leave an officers' club in Munich, and four Soviet NKGB agents kidnap them at knifepoint in the parking lot and shove them in the back of an ambulance. That is the agents' first mistake, and their last. One of the WACs, a blond woman improbably named Claudette Colbert, works for the new Directorate of Central Intelligence, and three of the men end up dead and the fourth wounded. The "incident," however, will send shock waves rippling up and down the line and have major repercussions not only for her, but for her boss, James Cronley, Chief DCI-Europe, and for everybody involved in their still-evolving enterprise. For, though the Germans may have been defeated, Cronley and his company are on the front lines of an entirely different kind of war now. The enemy has changed, the rules have changed--and the stakes have never been higher.
By Karna Small Bodman. 2009
A first rate thriller packed with marvelous insider knowledge and richly drawn characters I couldn t put… down this electrifying authentic and well-crafted novel Douglas Preston New York Times bestselling author Verisimilitude means the appearance of being true or real and Karna Small Bodman s new novel has it in abundance You will endure a good deal of nail-biting before you get to the end of this not to mention the heart-stopping action surrounding the countdown With this book and its predecessors author Bodman has successfully created a new subgenre The Washington high-tech thriller The Washington Times Karna Small Bodman gives us an insider s view of a frightening situation that seems all too real Fast-paced and suspenseful romantic and ultimately hopeful Final Finesse is up-all-night reading at its best Susan Wiggs New York Times bestselling author of Just Breathe Final Finesse is a political thrill ride with unpredictable hair-raising roller-coaster turns made even more spellbinding by the authentic White House details provided by Karna Small Bodman A White House insider s look at terrorism that will keep you up all night Joan Johnston New York Times bestselling author of A Stranger s Game Samantha Reid the White House Deputy Director for Homeland Security deals with national security threats on a daily basis When a natural-gas pipeline explodes in America s heartland she senses pending disaster and tries to convince reluctant officials to take action After several more explosions Samantha teams up with Tripp Adams Vice President of GeoGlobal Oil Gas owner of the pipelines to investigate As they race to solve the mystery of the explosions and determine the motives of the shadowy group behind the havoc Samantha and Tripp spend days and nights together growing ever closer Then Tripp is sent on a business trip to South America---and disappears Now Samantha must deal with political intrigue at the highest levels finesse international plots and break all the White House rules as she races to find Tripp and stop the team of foreign agents before they carry out their final deadly scheme
By Kate Brady. 2014
Kate Brady s debut novel is everything romantic suspense should be scary sexy pulse-pounding and page-turning… Remarkable characters pitch-perfect pacing and a memorable villain make One Scream Away a standout book A winner -- Allison Brennan New York Times bestselling author on One Scream AwaySpecial Prosecutor Kara Chandler made a name for herself putting violent criminals behind bars But now she ll face one of the world s most dangerous assassins and put her life in his hands A killer is hunting Kara Chandler and her son and systematically taking out anyone she turns to for help Her only hope for escape is Luke Varon a hitman for a powerful drug cartel She s met Luke several times in the courtroom but he s always beaten the system She s counting on him to do the same now as he helps Kara fake her death and catch a killer But Luke isn t who Kara thinks he is He s actually a secret agent under deep cover The last thing he needs is a beautiful distraction like Kara Chandler But the fear in her eyes is too real to ignore Luke assumes the assassin is somehow linked to Kara s late husband a man who had a hand in several shady business deals But soon they learn his connection to Kara is even more chilling This killer has been waiting years for his chance to possess Kara and now Luke will have only days to stop him
By Alice LaPlante. 2018
A smart, haunting tale of psychological suspense from the award-winning New York Times bestselling author of Turn of Mind.Jane loses… everything when her teenage daughter is killed in a senseless accident. Jane is devastated, but sometime later, she makes one tiny stab at a new life: she moves from San Francisco to the tiny seaside town of Half Moon Bay. She is inconsolable, and yet, as the months go by, she is able to cobble together some version of a job, of friends, of the possibility of peace. And then, children begin to disappear. And soon, Jane sees her own pain reflected in all the parents in the town. She wonders if she will be able to live through the aching loss, the fear all around her. But as the disappearances continue, she begins to see that what her neighbors are wondering is if it is Jane herself who has unleashed the horror of loss. Half Moon Bay is a chilling story about a mother haunted by her past. As Stewart O’Nan said about Turn of Mind—this novel “blindfolds the reader and spins her around.”
By Katie Ruggle. 2016
In the remote Rocky Mountains lives depend on the Search Rescue brotherhood But in a place… this far off the map trust is hard to come by and secrets can be murder George Holloway has spent his life alone exploring the treacherous beauty of the Colorado Rockies He s the best survival expert Search and Rescue has which makes him the obvious choice to lead Ellie Price through deadly terrain to find her missing father There s just one problem-Ellie s everything George isn t She s a city girl charming gregarious delicate small And when she looks up at him with those big dark eyes he swears he would tear the world apart to keep her safe With a killer on the loose he may have no choice Ellie s determined to find her father no matter the cost But as she and her gorgeous mountain of a guide fight their way through an unforgiving wilderness they find themselves in the crosshairs of a dangerous man in search of revenge And they are now his prey Search and Rescue On His Watch novella Hold Your BreathFan the FlamesGone too DeepIn Safe HandsWhat People are Saying Sexy and suspenseful I couldn t turn the pages fast enough -Julie Ann Walker New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Chills and thrills and a sexy slow-burning romance from a terrific new voice -D D Ayres author of the K-9 Rescue Series
By William E Butterworth, W E B Griffin. 2012
#1 Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestselling author W.E.B. Griffin continues his gripping series featuring the legendary OSS--fighting… a silent war of spies and assassins in the shadows of World War II. Summer 1943. Two of the Allies' most important plans for winning World War II are at grave risk--the coming D-Day invasion and the Manhattan Project's race to build the atomic bomb. OSS spy chief William "Wild Bill" Donovan turns to his top agent, Dick Canidy, and his team. They've certainly got their work cut out for them. In the weeks to come, they must fight not only the enemy in the field--and figure out how to sabotage Germany's new "aerial torpedo" rockets--but also the enemy within. Someone is feeding Manhattan Project secrets to the Soviets. And if the Soviets build their own atomic bomb, winning the war might only lead to another, even more terrible conflict... FIRST TIME IN PAPERBACK
By Melody Carlson. 2016
EXPOSING THE TRUTHN Returning home for her father s funeral big-city reporter Megan McCallister is brutally attacked-confirming her suspicions… that her father s mysterious death was no accident But only her childhood friend Garret Larsson believes her theory The teenager she once knew has grown into a brave honorable man but can he keep her alive long enough to find the truth Garret needs Megan to leave town but he wants her to stay He knows about the secrets her newspaperman father uncovered and the dangerous expos he was writing And now Megan has vowed to finish her father s final article Someone s determined to kill the story-and Megan along with it-but he ll have to go through Garret first
By Melody Carlson. 2015
When her friend is murdered journalist Mallory Myers knows the killer is coming for her next The problem… is no one believes her-in fact she s considered a suspect P P Her news anchor ex-boyfriend has everyone fooled but Mallory knows what he s capable of With no one to trust she flees to her hometown where she finds refuge and help from an unexpected source Fire chief Logan McDaniel is the only one in town willing to believe Mallory As the murderer toys with her setting fires and terrorizing her Logan and Mallory become closer He vows to protect her and find a way to break the killer s airtight alibi if it s the last thing he does
By Jennifer Wolfe. 2018
Fame and obsession collide in this darkly twisted novel from an incredible new voice in suspense I ve been watched… all my life I m used to being stared at Observed Followed SOMEONE IS WATCHINGWashed up teen star Liv Hendricks quit acting after her beloved younger sister inexplicably disappeared following a Hollywood party gone wrong Liv barely escaped with her life and her sister was never heard from again But all this time someone s been waiting patiently to finish what was started FOUR MISSING GIRLSNow fifteen years later broke and desperate Liv is forced to return to the spotlight She crowdfunds a webseries in which she ll pose as a real-life private detective--a nod to the show she starred on as a teen When a mysterious donor challenges her to investigate a series of disappearances outside a town made famous by the horror movies filmed there Liv has no choice but to accept FOLLOW THE WHITE WOLFLiv is given a cryptic first clue Follow the white wolf And now a darker game is about to begin Through social media someone is leaving breadcrumbs to follow As Liv makes increasingly disturbing discoveries her show explodes in popularity A rapt internet audience is eager to watch it all--perhaps even at the cost of Liv s own life Filled with provocative twists and turns as the line between plot and reality blurs in this inventive tour-de-force from breakout writer Jennifer Wolfe INCREDIBLE ACCLAIM FOR WATCH THE GIRLS Sibling rivalry and Hollywood obsessions collide Fast-paced and fraught with suspense Watch the Girls unravels like a perfect summer-night movie --- BookPage A devastating novel that evokes Ingmar Bergman and David Lynch This disturbing surrealistic thriller will keep readers spellbound --- Publishers Weekly STARRED REVIEW A campy debut thriller with a twisty and twisted ending --- Kirkus Reviews Debut author Wolfe has created a compelling sympathetic character in Liv a scared lonely woman who acts jaded and tough but grieves over a missing sister of her own The author takes readers on a psychologically dark ride through a twisted underworld of fame and desperation a journey that will keep readers guessing until the shocking ending --- Booklist
By Elizabeth Klehfoth. 2018
"This is going to be big." -Entertainment Weekly“Juicy, clever, and beguiling."- Cecily von Ziegsar, author of the Gossip Girl novelsA… young woman haunted by a family tragedy is caught up in a dangerous web of lies and deception involving a secret society in this highly charged, addictive psychological thriller that combines the dishy gamesmanship of Gossip Girl with the murky atmosphere of The Secret History.One summer day, Grace Fairchild, the beautiful young wife of real estate mogul Alistair Calloway, vanished from the family’s lake house without a trace, leaving behind her seven-year old daughter, Charlie, and a slew of unanswered questions.Years later, seventeen-year-old Charlie still struggles with the dark legacy of her family name and the mystery surrounding her mother. Determined to finally let go of the past, she throws herself into life at Knollwood, the prestigious New England school she attends. Charlie quickly becomes friends with Knollwood’s "it" crowd.Charlie has also been tapped by the A’s—the school’s elite secret society well known for terrorizing the faculty, administration, and their enemies. To become a member of the A’s, Charlie must play The Game, a semester-long, diabolical high-stakes scavenger hunt that will jeopardize her friendships, her reputation, even her place at Knollwood.As the dark events of past and present converge, Charlie begins to fear that she may not survive the terrible truth about her family, her school, and her own life.
By P. W. Singer, August Cole. 2015
"A novel that reads like science fiction but bristles with rich detail about how the next World War could be… fought." --Vice"A modern-day successor to tomes such as The Hunt for Red October from the late Tom Clancy." --USA Today What Will World War III Look Like? Ghost Fleet is a page-turning imagining of a war set in the not-too-distant future. Navy captains battle through a modern-day Pearl Harbor; fighter pilots duel with stealthy drones; teenage hackers fight in digital playgrounds; Silicon Valley billionaires mobilize for cyber-war; and a serial killer carries out her own vendetta. Ultimately, victory will depend on who can best blend the lessons of the past with the weapons of the future. But what makes the story even more notable is that every trend and technology in book--no matter how sci-fi it may seem--is real. The debut novel by two leading experts on the cutting edge of national security, Ghost Fleet has drawn praise as a new kind of technothriller while also becoming the new "must-read" for military leaders around the world. "A wild book, a real page-turner." --The Economist "Ghost Fleet is a thrilling trip through a terrifyingly plausible tomorrow. This is not just an excellent book, but an excellent book by those who know what they are talking about. Prepare to lose some sleep."--D. B. Weiss, writer of HBO's Game of Thrones "It's exciting, but it's terrifying at the same time."--General Robert Neller, commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps