By V.C. Andrews
With nowhere to move, nobody to assist her, Leigh fled into the hands of Luke Casteel! Leigh Van Voreen needed to get away from Boston's Farthinggale Manor. The foul mystery she harbored inside of her appeared to darken her lifestyles without end. Jillian, her mom, wouldn't think her...and Tony Tatterton, her stepfather, had betrayed her such a lot cruelly. however the natural devotion of Luke Casteel promised her wish and appreciate. simply Luke knew her inner most of secrets...only Luke would really like and safeguard her. Bravely she bore the suspicions of the Willies' hillfolk, as she attempted to know the happiness that had goodbye eluded her. Leigh prayed with all her middle that her shiny, shining goals could shop her from tragedy at last...
By Stuart Woods
Stone Barrington enters the cutthroat fray of politics within the remarkable new mystery from ny Times--bestselling writer Stuart Woods.
When Stone Barrington travels to la for the largest political conference of the yr, he reveals the scene really shaken up: a stunning newcomer—and shut pal of Stone’s—has given the delegates an unforeseen selection, an important alliances are made and damaged in the back of closed doorways, and apparently multiple seat might be up for grabs. And amid the formidable schemers and hangers-on are a couple of those who may possibly use the chaotic occasions as conceal for extra sinister plans. . . .
In this milieu of glad-handing and backroom bargains, simply the canniest participant can pop out on most sensible . . . and it'll take all of Stone’s discretion and powers of persuasion to rearrange a fascinating final result.
By Sara Blædel
The foreign bestselling novelist and Denmark's Queen of Crime, Sara Blaedel is unique all of the manner (Politiken) during this suspense-packed mystery that includes her acclaimed detective heroine Louise Rick.
An on-line flirtation could have awful results, as Detective Inspector Louise Rick discovers whilst she is termed to an idyllic Copenhagen local the place a tender girl has been left certain and gagged after a profoundly brutal rape assault. Susanne Hansson met her rapist on a favored relationship site; fearing the assailant is trolling the location for his subsequent objective, Louise is set to chop him off on the cross. yet then a brand new sufferer is located lifeless this time and the case turns into much more complicated whilst Susanne makes an attempt suicide. From scanning doubtless blameless singles profiles to exploring a electronic window at the city's darkish and hazardous nightlife, to knowing a mother-daughter dating, Louise races to discover the surprising fact at the back of the crimes.
By Kim Stanley Robinson
Kim Stanley Robinson - Fifty levels Below
Science within the Capital Trilogy, booklet 2
Bestselling, award-winning, writer Kim Stanley Robinson maintains his groundbreaking trilogy of eco-thrillers--and propels us deeper into the extraordinary whirlwind of climatic switch. Set in our nation's capital, here's a chillingly lifelike story of individuals stuck within the collision of technology, expertise, and the implications of worldwide warming--which may well set off one other phenomenon: abrupt weather switch, leading to temperatures...
When the hurricane bought undesirable, scientist Frank Vanderwal was once at paintings, formalizing his go back to the nationwide technology origin for one more 12 months. He'd left the construction simply in time to assist sandbag at Arlington Cemetery. Now that the torrent was once over, huge chunks of San Diego had eroded into the ocean, and D.C. used to be underwater.
Shallow lakes occupied the main recognized components of the town. Reagan Airport used to be awash and the Potomac had spilled past its banks. Rescue boats dotted the saturated cityscape. every little thing Frank and his colleagues within the halls of technology and politics feared had culminated during this significant catastrophe. And now the area appeared to them to mend it.
Whatever Frank can do, now that he's homeless, he'll need to do from his vehicle. He's no longer averse to dozing outdoor. Years of analysis have made him hyperaware of his prestige as simply one other primate. That plus his come across with a Tibetan Buddhist has left him resolved to stay a extra actual life.
Hopefully, this may arrange him for no matter what is to come....
For at the same time D.C. bails out from the flood, a extra severe weather switch looms. With the melting of the polar ice caps shutting down the nice and cozy waters of the Gulf circulate, one other Ice Age will be approaching. The final time it occurred, 11 thousand years in the past, it took simply 3 years to start.
Once back Kim Stanley Robinson makes use of his impressive imaginative and prescient, trademark wry wit, and remarkable perception into the complexity among guy and nature to take us to the threshold of disaster--and a bit beyond.
By Timothy Hallinan
In Bangkok, Thailand, an American commute journalist and his Thai family members locate themselves inadvertently entangled in an online of soiled police officers and far-reaching corruption while their daughter's ill-gotten cellular phone monitors photos of a few very crooked police officers, them all completely dead.
Poke Rafferty is happier than he's ever been. He's financially solvent, his family members is ready to develop higher, and his followed Thai daughter, Miaow, turns out to have settled in at junior highschool. All that's endangered whilst Miaow and her boyfriend, Andrew, purchase a stolen iPhone from a shady seller and realize images of 2 lifeless law enforcement officials on it--disgraced officials, violently murdered to avenge the long-dead. Surrounding the homicide research is a conspiracy that reaches the top reaches of Bangkok legislation enforcement, and maybe past. It quickly turns into obvious that Miaow's discovery threatens the whole family--and if that's no longer adequate, with a purpose to live to tell the tale, they might eventually need to rely on anyone who, long ago, has already betrayed them.
By James Patterson
Retail ePub from OverDrive
Wedding bells ring
Detective Alex move and Bree's marriage ceremony plans are wear carry whilst Alex is termed to the scene of the superbly finished assassination of 2 of Washington D.C.'s such a lot corrupt: a filthy congressmen and an underhanded lobbyist. subsequent, the elusive gunman starts picking out off different crooked politicians, sparking a blaze of theories--is the marksman a hero or a vigilante?
A assassin returns
The case explodes, and the FBI assigns agent Max Siegel to the research. As Alex and Siegel conflict over jurisdiction, the murders proceed. It turns into transparent that they're the paintings of a pro who has certain wisdom of his victims' movements--information that just a Washington insider may well possess.
Caught in a deadly pass hearth
As Alex contends with the sniper, Siegel, and the marriage, he gets a choice from his deadliest adversary, Kyle Craig. The Mastermind is in D.C. and won't relent till he has eradicated pass and his relations for strong. With a supercharged combination of motion, deception, and suspense, Cross Fire is James Patterson's so much visceral and intriguing Alex move novel ever.
By Tess Gerritsen
For untold years, the peerlessly preserved mummy had lain forgotten within the dusty basement of Boston’s Crispin Museum. Dubbed “Madam X,” the lately rediscovered mummy is, to all appearances, an old Egyptian artifact. yet health worker Maura Isles discovers a macabre message hidden in the corpse–horrifying facts that this “centuries-old” relic is as an alternative a modern day homicide sufferer. while the grisly continues to be of 2 different ladies are came upon, it turns into transparent to Maura and Boston murder detective Jane Rizzoli maniac is at huge. Now Maura and Jane needs to get to the bottom of a murderer’s twisted endgame prior to the Archaeology Killer provides one other chilling artifact to his significant assortment.
By John Gardner
In For particular providers, Bond is on personal loan to the us executive, his associate none except the harsh and gorgeous Cedar, daughter of 007's outdated good friend Felix Leiter. Their enemy? An outdated adversary, the mythical SPECTRE has reappeared. Bond and Cedar locate themselves in a few lethal and terrifying situations—from skyjack to plunging elevator, from armies of killer ants within the Midwest to horror on a personal monorail—before they arrive head to head with the inheritor to Blofeld's iniquitous empire.
By Harold Coyle
NATO and the Soviet bloc are at struggle. The extraordinary Russian invasion strength smashes around the West German border, using for a leap forward. With M-1 tanks and a mechanized infantry department, Captian Sean Bannon's "Team Yankee" needs to guard their very important strategic publish. they'll interact the enemy with the last word in refined weaponry. they'll struggle past all limits of human persistence - close to international battle III... "Team Yankee"
By Tess Gerritsen
Long island instances bestselling writer Tess Gerritsen has extremely joyful numerous readers along with her acclaimed novels of suspense that includes Boston detective Jane Rizzoli and medical expert Maura Isles--and TNT struck rankings gold with the Rizzoli & Isles sequence according to Gerritsen's novels. Now here's a handy booklet package deal of the 1st 8 installments of this compelling sequence: The doctor, The Apprentice, The Sinner, physique Double, Vanish, The Mephisto membership, The memento, and Ice chilly.