Archive For The “Thriller” Category
By Sherrilyn Kenyon
Hauk, one of many fiercest Andarion warriors ever born, can be one of many founding contributors of Sentella, an business enterprise that has declared warfare at the terrifying League that principles the Ichidian universe.
Sumi Antaxasis is the easiest murderer the League has ever educated and failure isn't really an alternative. while she is assigned Hauk as her objective, Sumi is certain of her quickly and straightforward good fortune.
However, issues are by no means that straightforward and Hauk is much extra expert than the League idea. As Sumi hunts him down she discovers anything that can not just spoil Hauk yet all of Sentella.
But she has her personal enemies searching her down and all at once Sumi's in simple terms probability for survival is to put her belief within the guy she was once despatched to kill yet is he simply enjoying a video game which could ship Sumi to her grave?
By Chris Ryan
A few authors simply write approximately it. Chris Ryan has been there, performed it, and lived to inform the story. this is often the second one within the action-thriller Agent 21 sequence by means of the real-life SAS hero. within the 12 months given that Zak Darke used to be approached by way of a shadowy executive corporation to turn into Agent 21, his international has replaced thoroughly. yet there is not any time to mirror in this - the undercover operations cross on. Zak is distributed to a port in west Africa, a identified terrorist stronghold, less than the guise of engaged on a charity volunteer venture. yet charity paintings couldn't be farther from Zak's genuine challenge - he needs to sneak onboard an enemy send, assemble info - after which damage it. by no means has Zak's education been extra valuable: belief not anyone.
By Kevin Hearne
Druid Atticus O’Sullivan hasn’t stayed alive for greater than millennia with no good bit of Celtic crafty. So while vengeful thunder gods come Norse by means of Southwest searching for payback, Atticus, with a bit aid from the Navajo trickster god Coyote, allows them to imagine that they’ve chopped up his physique within the Arizona desert.
But the mischievous Coyote isn't really above a bit sleight of paw, and Atticus quickly unearths that he’s been duped into scuffling with bloodthirsty wilderness shapeshifters known as skinwalkers. simply while the Druid thinks he’s obtained a deal with on the entire duplicity, betrayal comes from an not likely resource. If Atticus survives this time, he vows he won’t be fooled back. recognized final phrases.
By Harry Shannon
In October, of 1993 a small unique Ops crew roped down in Somalia to assassinate a cult chief. The challenge went horribly unsuitable. Their chief was once killed, the medic shot within the backbone. in basic terms of the D-Boys, pink Burke and Scotty Bowden, got here away unscathed.
The getting older squaddies now dwell within the l. a. zone. Wheelchair certain 'Doc' is hired by means of the Coroner's workplace, Bowden is a gradually deteriorating cop at the take and Burke works each side of the legislations to hide his wife’s clinical money owed. whilst well-known horror novelist Peter Stryker is located useless, Burke is employed to enquire. could a guy could devote suicide by way of butchering his personal body?
The bloody path quickly leads Burke to include an outdated lover, confront a vicious drug lord, and eventually recruit his neighbors to level one final venture opposed to a mysterious cult with plans remake the realm with a dangerous virus.
"A darkish, exciting story of homicide and intrigue that may have you ever turning the pages as speedy as you can."
"The strain of Darkness is a dismal and exciting walk alongside the knife facet. hugely recommended."
"Shannon’s impeccable pacing and eye for the terrifying will go away the reader shaken and unsettled."
"Easily the most effective thrillers of the year."
By David Baldacci
In Paradise, not anything is what it seems...
Army certain Agent John Puller is the easiest there's. A wrestle veteran, Puller is the guy the U.S. military is dependent upon to enquire the hardest crimes dealing with the kingdom. Now he has a brand new case-but this time, the crime is own: His aunt has been came across lifeless in Paradise, Florida.
A picture-perfect city on Florida's Gulf Coast, Paradise flourishes at the filthy rich travelers and retirees interested in its beautiful climate and shorelines. The neighborhood police have governed his aunt's loss of life an unlucky, tragic twist of fate. yet ahead of she died, she mailed a letter to Puller's father, telling him that underneath its attractive veneer, Paradise isn't really all it sort of feels to be.
What Puller unearths convinces him that his aunt's loss of life used to be no coincidence . . . and that the palm bushes and sandy shorelines of Paradise might disguise a conspiracy so surprising that a few will visit unthinkable lengths to ensure in reality by no means printed.
By Dan J. Marlowe
At the streets of a giant urban humans smile and the lighting are vivid. yet there's an alley global of darkness, double-dealing and loss of life; during this international you wish muscular tissues and brains to take a step-and merely the fortunate ones reside lengthy. those worlds meet in lodge Duarte. Johnny Killain had a fistful of expertise with either worlds-and with resort Duarte: the woman in 1109 used to be a schoolmarm from a small western city; but if she visited the town she left her morals at domestic, stripped off the drab veneer and have become an armful of seething hell. The "salesman" in 1938 peddled loss of life at the side-until he grew to become up chilly ... very chilly ... on a hook within the lodge icebox. Johnny had the keys to all of the doors-to lust, love, greed ... and homicide!
By David S. Goyer, Michael Cassutt
Mankind’s first touch with extraterrestrial lifestyles resulted in an important revelation. Their final could lead them to extinction.
Twenty years have handed because the mysterious Near-Earth item nicknamed Keanu seemed within the evening sky and transported an collection of people from all over the place Earth into its inside. There they found that Keanu was once an enormous long-range spaceship—and they weren't its purely population. They joined forces with the extraterrestrial beings known as the Architects, who had come from galaxy to hunt assist in battling the vicious Reivers. they usually defeated them—or so that they thought.
Now Keanu has reestablished touch with Earth—and found that the Reivers have, in truth, taken over the planet, putting lots of the inhabitants less than their dominion. a number of scattered wallet of humanity, consistently at risk of being assimilated, have fixed a resistance.
As the Reivers organize a devastating strike opposed to the Architects, Rachel Stewart, who grew up in Keanu, leads a small band of human survivors in an try and infiltrate the big Reiver citadel within the American West. yet their basically wish for victory may well but be someplace contained in the NEO.
If the boys and ladies nonetheless in Keanu can't locate it, humanity can be comprehensive. And the galaxy should be subsequent.
By Michael Connelly
Harry Bosch is dealing with the tip of the road. He's been wear the DROP - Deferred Retirement choice Plan - and given 3 years prior to his retirement is enforced. Seeing the tip of the venture coming, he's fearful for instances. He doesn't need to wait lengthy. First a chilly case will get a DNA hit for a rape and homicide which issues the finger at a 29-year-old convicted rapist who used to be simply 8 on the time of the homicide. Then a urban councilman's son is located useless - fallen or driven from a resort window - and he insists on Bosch taking the case regardless of the 2 men's historical past of enmity. The circumstances are unrelated yet they twist round one another just like the double helix of a DNA strand. One results in the invention of a killer working within the urban for as many as 3 many years; the opposite to a deep political conspiracy that reached again into the darkish heritage of the police division.
By Nigel McCrery
Ahead of his prognosis, DCI Mark Lapslie notion each person was once like him. Now he understands he suffers from synaethesthesia - an extraordinary neurological situation that has cross-wired his senses. The sickening clamour of sounds he can flavor has smothered his marriage and stifled his occupation. on the scene of a deadly site visitors twist of fate, Lapslie's curiosity isn't within the lately deceased driving force, relatively the desiccated corpse stumbled on mendacity subsequent to him. anything concerning the physique stirs a fleeting recollection in the back of Lapslie's mind...he can't particularly positioned his finger on it, yet he can nearly flavor it...Memories hang-out Violet Chambers too. She does what she will be able to to stick sooner than them. Taking tea along with her aged good friend Daisy, she understands it's time to maneuver on back. As Daisy falls to the ground, dermis burning, eyes streaming, Violet frivolously waits. Black hellebore is remarkably powerful poison. It won't be lengthy now. nonetheless Waters is a visceral mystery that may carry DCI Lapslie nose to nose with a calculating predator, the place the detective may simply detect that his gravest weak spot can be his maximum energy.
By Alex Kava
New York Times bestselling writer Alex Kava returns with one other action-packed mystery that includes unique agent Maggie O'Dell, who's at the hunt for a "truck stop" serial killer.
Tired tourists and weary truckers have stopped at leisure components at the nation's highways for many years to refuel, seize a chew, and perhaps get a few shut-eye, yet one man's relaxation cease is another's looking floor. for many years the defenseless, the weary, and the stranded have disappeared alongside the highways and byways, vanishing and not using a hint, yet those doubtless unconnected incidents are not any twist of fate, and a madman stalks the freeways. whilst FBI particular agent Maggie O'Dell and her accomplice, Tully, notice the continues to be of a tender lady in a street ditch, the single clue left in the back of is a map that might ship Maggie and Tully on a frantic hunt crisscrossing the rustic to forestall a madman prior to he kills back. because the physique count number rises and Maggie races opposed to the clock to unmask the monster who's terrorizing the nation's highways, she turns to a former foe for support considering he turns out to understand simply what the killer's subsequent circulate can be. As she will get in the direction of discovering the killer, it turns into eerily transparent that Maggie is the final word target.
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