Archive For The “Thriller” Category
By Steve Alten
US identify: Resurrection - sequence can be known as "Domain Trilogy" after US identify for booklet One
After sacrificing himself to maintain the human race, Michael Gabriel is imprisoned in a torturous, purgatory-like measurement within the Mayan netherworld. The Mayan prophecy states that the Hero Twins - Michael's sons Jacob and Immanuel, born to his spouse Dominique the 12 months after his entrapment - needs to commute to the Mayan realm of their 20th 12 months to unfastened and resurrect him. but it additionally heeds a caution. Born an analogous day because the twins is a gloomy strength that threatens their future. This, The Abomination - the feminine yin to their yang - represents evil in its purest shape, and won't yield till they succumb to its temptation.
'With the storytelling sensibilities of Crichton and Cussler, Alten certain is aware the right way to write a thriller' -Kevin J. Anderson.
About the Author
Steve Alten is the recent York occasions bestselling writer of Meg: a singular of Deep Terror and The Mayan Prophecy. He lives together with his relations in Boca Raton, Florida.
By Adrienne Giordano
Out of labor and down on her good fortune, Lucie Rizzo is pressured to do the single factor she’s lengthy avoided—move domestic to her nutty, mob-infested relatives. A stream that brings her again into the tempting hands of Frankie Falcone, the ex that by no means fails to make her center sit up straight and beg.
When Lucie parlays her transitority dog-walking gig right into a occupation making fancy puppy components, Frankie turns into her no 1 supporter. existence starts off to appear like a stroll within the park…until 3 of her bling-wearing consumers are dogjacked.
Despite support from the on-again, off-again Mr. Fix-It in her lifestyles, Lucie is thrown into an research that’s extra Goodfellas than strong doggie. one who might shatter her new existence and her moment probability at love
By John D. MacDonald
From a loved grasp of crime fiction, a dangerous colour of Gold is one of the vintage novels that includes Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.
When Travis McGee choices up the telephone and hears a voice from his previous, he can’t support it: He has to meddle. specifically while he has the opportunity to reunite Sam Taggart, a reckless, stressed guy like himself, with the lady who’s nonetheless expecting him. yet what starts off as an easy matchmaking scheme quickly turns into a bloody chase that takes McGee to Mexico, a stunning kingdom from which he hopes to come back alive.
“John D. MacDonald was once the nice entertainer of our age, and a captivating storyteller.”—Stephen King
Deception. Betrayal. Heartbreak. whilst Sam left his female friend, Nora, and vanished from castle Lauderdale, nobody used to be stunned. but if he exhibits up 3 years later mendacity in a pool of his personal blood, humans begin to ask questions. And his previous pal Travis McGee is left to discover answers.
But all he has to move on are a gold Aztec idol and a truly offended ex-girlfriend. Is that adequate to discover his friend’s killer? And whilst in fact as terrifying as this, does he actually need solutions after all?
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By Joanne Fluke
As a kinfolk health facility administrator, Michele Layton has visible her percentage of agony. yet by no means something like this. now not the following in St. Cloud, Minnesota. a neighborhood activist has been discovered murdered, his physique frozen like a statue and positioned in a iciness Carnival ice sculpture show. subsequent a vicious hate crime places a guy within the ICU. And locked away within the Holy leisure psychological ward, a deranged guy of the material prays for extra sinners to be punished—and waits for an indication from above. those likely random acts lead police leader Steve Radke to Michele, who may be the subsequent pawn in a madman’s chess online game of existence and dying, strong as opposed to evil…
By Gordon Williams
The unique novel on which Sam Peckinpah's arguable motion picture Straw Dogs used to be established, and the muse at the back of a brand-new motion picture by means of Rod Lurie, starring Alexander Skarsgård and Kate Bosworth - due for unencumber in September 2011.
American professor George Magruder, his spouse Louise and their daughter hire an previous, remoted condo referred to as Trencher's Farm in Cornwall, so George can end writing his publication. while George unintentionally runs over a convicted baby killer at the free from a psychological asylum, he confronts the brutal locals and units in educate a chain of violent occasions that threaten his very survival and that of his relations.
By Jack Higgins
Vintage experience from the million reproduction bestseller Jack Higgins
In the tip all roads bring about hell. It's 1944 and Germany is dealing with its ultimate defeat. 5 thousand miles around the Allied ruled Atlantic, twenty-two males and 5 nuns aboard the Barquentine Deutschland are struggling with domestic to Kiel. between them are a U-boat ace captured in a raid on Falmouth. a feminine American health professional stuck within the nightmare of flying bombs. A gunboat commander who's fought from the Solomons to the Channel and a rear admiral eager to get the various motion. Allies and enemies, women and men, the hunters and the haunted all drawn into the attention of the storm.
By John D. MacDonald
From a liked grasp of crime fiction, A pink position for death is one of the vintage novels that includes Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.
Travis McGee’s taking his retirement in installments whereas he’s nonetheless younger sufficient to get pleasure from it. yet eventually, his funds runs out and he has to paintings. This time McGee’s lured out West to a surprisingly secretive assembly with a lady in difficulty, in a spot whose attractiveness hides a few gruesome, risky secrets.
“John D. MacDonald created a spectacular volume of amazing books, each one wealthy with characterization, suspense, and a nearly intoxicating feel of place.”—Jonathan Kellerman
Mona is in love with a bad, younger collage professor and married to a prosperous guy whom she is confident is stealing from her belief fund. So she does what any self-respecting lady could do: She hires an individual to thieve her a reimbursement so she will run away with the affection of her life.
Travis isn’t definite he desires to aid out until eventually he sees Mona getting shot and killed out at the cliffs close to her cabin. Now he’s a lead suspect in a plot to assist her break out, and to transparent his identify, he must unravel issues. however the murders simply continue mounting, and for Travis, even operating with Mona’s husband doesn’t appear to aid concerns. Will he manage to discover the advanced plot in time to save lots of his personal skin?
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By Mike Lawson
Mike Lawson’s prior novels starring Joe DeMarco, mounted for the Speaker of the home have earned him a faithful following from mystery aficionados and a spot one of the such a lot proficient and fascinating mystery writers concentrating on the harmful video games of our nation’s capital.
In condominium secrets and techniques, DeMarco is distributed to enquire the dying of a reporter, the son of 1 of his boss’s previous colleagues, although it seems to be not anything greater than an unlucky twist of fate. He quickly learns that the reporter was once at the path of Senator Paul Morelli, a emerging big name thought of a shoe-in for his party’s presidential nomination. a few politicians are fortunate, and Morelli has been luckier than so much, yet his previous has already been completely scrutinized and he appears to be like fresh. yet then, why is DeMarco being through a couple of rogue brokers who freelance for the CIA?
Dirty secrets and techniques, beltway politics, and divided loyalties threaten as DeMarco’s research spirals dangerously uncontrolled. packed with awesome twists, an enthralling plot, and perfect characters either outdated and new, residence secrets and techniques is Lawson’s top e-book but
By Harry Markopolos
Harry Markopolos and his crew of monetary sleuths speak about first-hand how they cracked the Madoff Ponzi scheme
No One may Listen is the exciting tale of ways the Harry Markopolos, a little-known quantity cruncher from a Boston fairness derivatives company, and his investigative workforce exposed Bernie Madoff's rip-off years ahead of it made headlines, and the way they desperately attempted to warn the govt., the undefined, and the monetary press.
Page through web page, Markopolos info his pursuit of the best monetary legal in background, and divulges the large fraud, governmental incompetence, and legal collusion that has replaced hundreds of thousands of lives forever-as good because the world's monetary system.* the single e-book to inform the tale of Madoff's rip-off and the SEC's failings through those that observed either first hand* Describes how Madoff used to be enabled via traders and fiduciaries alike* Discusses how the SEC neglected the crimson flags raised by means of Markopolos
Despite repeated written and verbal warnings to the SEC by way of Harry Markopolos, Bernie Madoff was once allowed to proceed his operations. No One might Listen paints a shiny portrait of Markopolos and his made up our minds workforce of economic sleuths, and what impression Madoff's rip-off may have on monetary markets and rules for many years to return.
By Brett Battles
An F-18 army fighter careens instantly sky above the Mojave barren region. A television cameraman who grew up in a small city simply miles away can see what's going to ensue subsequent. Frantically, Wes Stewart races to the downed jet and attempts to avoid wasting the pilot's existence. while the airplane explodes, Wes escapes with out harm--and plunges right into a murderous conspiracy.
It's been fifteen years for the reason that Wes has been again to the desolate land of his adolescence. Now he reveals himself up opposed to the U.S. army, the neighborhood police, and a person who's monitoring his each circulation. within the moments he spent with the demise pilot, Wes came upon whatever which could get him killed. yet whereas he attempts to untangle an online of lies and secrets and techniques surrounding the crash, one other probability is stalking him. And this one he'll by no means see coming.