New Arrivals - Suspense
"This is the finale that fans have been waiting for. In Taking Even, the game began. In Hunting Eve, the chase was on. Now, in Silencing Eve, the prey is cornered. Will Eve Duncan survive? Will those she loves take the fall with her? And will the secrets of Eve's past ultimately become her undoing? In Silencing Eve, all the questions will be answered in a shocking, you never saw it coming conclusion. Iris Johansen's 2012 trilogy, Eve, Quinn, Bonnie was a phenomenal success, reaching number one on bestseller lists nationwide. Now, with this newest trilogy, the stakes are even higher because it's a question of capture and escape, hunter and prey, life and death"-- Provided by publisher.
William von Becker ran one of the largest privately held investment banks in North America, until the bottom fell out and the whole edifice was demonstrated to be a hollow shell, a fraud. After von Becker dies in prison -- though whether by sucicide or something more sinister, no one is exactly sure -- financial investigator Jason Stafford is hired by his family. There is still a lot of missing money out there, he's told, and they want Stafford to find it before the Feds do -- and certain other parties, some of whom are nowhere near as scrupulous in their methods. Bad things start happening to the people Stafford talks to. Soon bad things are happening to him as well.
Gabriela McKenzie's daughter has been kidnapped. In exchange for her safe return, her abductors demand two things: $500,000 in cash, and a document known only as the October List. A novel with twists and turns that unfold from the dramatic climax back to the surprising beginning.
James Bond--British special agent 007--is summoned to headquarters to receive an unusual assignment. Zanzarim, a troubled West African nation, is being ravaged by a bitter civil war, and M directs Bond to quash the rebels threatening the established regime.
A family drama of dark secrets and individual awakenings is set against the backdrop of the turbulent summer of 1968 in Martha's Vineyard, where twenty-two-year-old Whitney Dane begins questioning her goals and sense of independence at the side of a fiercely ambitious, underprivileged man.
No sooner does he get to know Ricardo Laverde than disaffected young Colombian lawyer Antonio Yammara realises that his new friend has a secret, or rather several secrets. Antonio's fascination with the life of ex-pilot Ricardo Laverde begins by casual acquaintance in a seedy Bogotá billiard hall and grows until the day Ricardo receives a cassette tape in an unmarked envelope. Asking Antonio to find him somewhere private to play it, they go to a library. The first time he glances up from his seat in the next booth, Antonio sees tears running down Laverde's cheeks; the next, the ex-pilot has gone. Shortly afterwards, Ricardo is shot dead on a street corner in Bogotá by a guy on the back of a motorbike and Antonio is caught in the hail of bullets. Lucky to survive, and more out of love with life than ever, he starts asking questions until the questions become an obsession that leads him to Laverde's daughter. His troubled investigation leads all the way back to the early 1960s, marijuana smuggling and a time before the cocaine trade trapped a whole generation of Colombians in a living nightmare of fear and random death.
"When Elisha's bones resurface, archaeologist Jack Hawthorne knows what has to be done. But can he destroy the only thing that could heal his son?"-- Provided by publisher.
When Barry Price, an old high school friend, contacts Sam Willis with a desperate plea for help but later dies in the crash of a private plane, Sam and Andy Carpenter reach the terrifying realization that Sam was also intended to be a victim of the crash.
When an unknown terrorist group demands the release of a University of Chicago graduate student whose plan to set off a bomb at the Art Institute was thwarted at the last minute, Detectives Gold and Battle must stop them from shutting down a major U.S. city
Peyton Lockhart and her sisters have inherited Bishop's Cove, a small, luxurious oceanfront resort, but it comes with a condition: The girls must run the resort for one year and show a profit. Only then will they own it. A graduate of a prestigious French culinary school, Peyton has just lost her job as a food critic. Out of work and in a bad place personally, a year doing something completely different sounds wonderful. There are countless challenges and too many people who want to stop the sisters from succeeding. Among them are their contentious cousins, who are outraged that they did not inherit the resort, as well as a powerful group of land developers who have been eyeing the coveted beachfront property. It is soon apparent to Peyton that their efforts are being sabotaged, but she refuses to let the threats scare her, until she is nearly killed. She calls on her childhood friend and protector, Finn MacBain, now with the FBI, and asks for his help. He saved her life once; can he do it again?
"1937. In a windswept village on the Dorset coast, fourteen-year-old Mitzy Hatcher has endured a wild and lonely upbringing. But the arrival of renowned artist Charles Aubrey, along with his exotic mistress and their two daughters, changes everything. Over the course of three summers, Mitzy develops a deep and abiding bond with the Aubrey household, gradually becoming Charles's muse. Slowly, she begins to perceive a future she had never thought possible--and a powerful love is kindled in her. A love that will grow as she does: from innocence to obsession; from childish infatuation to something far more dangerous. Years later, a young man in an art gallery happens upon a hastily drawn portrait and is intrigued by its curious intensity. The questions he asks lead him to the seaside village, and to the truth about those fevered summers of long ago"--From publisher description.
"Assistant D.A. Erin Marsden is Serendipity's quintessential good girl. The only daughter of the ex-police chief, she has never made a misstep, content with her quiet, predictable life... or so she thinks. Until Cole Sanders returns to town with heated interest in his eyes and shadows in his past. After seven years of deep under cover work in New York City, Cole returns to Serendipity to help his aging father and to find his moral compass once more. Not to get involved with wholesome Erin Marsden. Even as a rebellious teen, he knew a girl like Erin was off limits and that hasn't changed. But neither one of them can resist their off-the-charts chemistry and a one night stand brings complications neither Erin nor Cole expected. Then a case puts Erin in a killer's crosshairs, and Erin succumbs to Cole's take-charge attitude. As a bodyguard, he's the best. As a lover, he's even better. But there's more than Erin's safety at stake. And Cole must forgive the sins of his past and prove to himself--and to Erin--that he's capable of the love and the forever she so desperately needs"--From publisher description.
On the verge of a ground-breaking discovery that will alter humanity's relationship with religion, neuroscientist Ethan Lightman finds himself thrust into a web of treachery that reveals to him how his research has been perverted.
When her clients and carefully built career as a literary agent are threatened by a would-be writer who has engaged in a stalker-like campaign of malice, Jo Donovan goes to the police and confronts her former flame, NYPD detective Tommy Cullen.
Thrown off-balance by the recent deaths of his mother and step-father, Philadelphia narcotics detective Doyle Carrick earns a thirty-day suspension for unprofessional behavior. He decides to get his head on straight at the unfamiliar home he's inherited in rural Pennsylvania. Feeling restless and out of place, Doyle is surprised to find himself falling for his new neighbor, Nola Watkins, who?s under pressure to sell her organic farm to a large and mysterious development company. Doyle is more surprised to see high-powered drug dealers driving the small-town roads ? dealers his bosses don?t want to hear about. When the drug bust Doyle pushes for goes bad, he realizes that these aren't your average Philly thugs out in the country for some fresh air.
"A gritty, psychological thriller that asks the question: How well can you know anyone? On a fateful summer morning in 1986, two eleven-year-old girls meet for the first time. By the end of the day, they will both be charged with murder. Twenty-five years later, journalist Kirsty Lindsay is reporting on a series of sickening attacks on young female tourists in a seaside vacation town when her investigation leads her to interview carnival cleaner Amber Gordon. For Kirsty and Amber, it's the first time they've seen each other since that dark day so many years ago. Now with new, vastly different lives--and unknowing families to protect--will they really be able to keep their wicked secret hidden"-- Provided by publisher.
People are disappearing in Christchurch. Cooper Riley, a psychology professor, doesn't make it to work one day. Emma Green, one of his students, doesn't make it home. When ex-cop Theodore Tate is released from a four-month prison stint, he's asked by Green's father to help find Emma. What neither of them knows is that a former mental patient is holding people prisoner as part of his growing collection of serial killer souvenirs.
"Kate and Nick Kavanaugh (lawyer and ex-Special Forces respectively) take in young Rainey Teague, whose parents have died under mysterious circumstances. Rainey is a handful. Well, actually, Rainey is turning out to be someone--or something--downright scary: a shape-shifting time-bending little boy who will have to resist being taken over by "Nothing." Will Kate and Nick be able to save him? Will the mirror they have kept up in the attic ultimately be their downfall? When more disappearances start to happen, where do they turn? No one can explain what is happening, but everyone knows that their sleepy, peaceful town, Niceville, is turning out to be anything but nice. "-- Provided by publisher.
"Kyle West is a wanted man. Having fled the country to escape the false charges filed against himself and his former boss, billionaire government contractor Christopher Chandler, Kyle's hiding in Cambodia, living on borrowed time and finding more and morereasons to be paranoid. When a mysterious stranger named Julian Robinson walks into Kyle's favorite café and offers to swap passports with Kyle, Kyle can't believe his luck. Robinson looks so much like Kyle it's almost unreal, and seems in every way the yin to his yang-- self-assured, charismatic and wealthy beyond measure. Traveling on business, Robinson needs Kyle's passport to get to reach Africa, where a lucrative deal awaits. Kyle needs Robinson's passport to safely flee Cambodia. The swap seems almost too good to be true. And it is. This switch plunges Kyle into a Pandora's Box of intrigue that threatens to swallow him whole. Suddenly he finds himself being pursued by Russian oligarchs, Chinese operatives, the CIA, and abeautiful woman trained to kill. Robinson certainly isn't who he seemed. And time is running out for Kyle to discover who he is"--Jacket.
As England and Germany engage in battle, the world's most luxurious airline, a Pan-Am Clipper, takes off for its final flight to neutral America, but two ruthless passengers are determined to prevent the plane from reaching its destination.
The story of Damien Stark, the powerful multimillionaire who's never had to take "no" for an answer, and Nikki Fairchild, the Southern belle who only says "yes" on her own terms.
While visiting a hypnotherapist, Amber resurrects a vague memory during her session before being arrested for the brutal murder of a woman she does not know, compelling her to investigate the memory in order to clear her name.
"When Sam Kornberg?s wife, Lala, walks out on him, he?s an unemployed used-book store clerk and failed experimental novelist with a broken heart. Desperate to win her back, he takes a job as assistant detective to the enigmatic Solar Lonsky, a private eye who might be an eccentric and morbid genius or just a morbidly obese madman. It?s a simple tail job, following a beautiful and mysterious lady around L.A., but Sam soon finds himself helplessly falling for his quarry and hopelessly entangled in a murder case involving Satanists, succubi, underground filmmakers, Hollywood bigshots, Mexican shootouts, video-store geekery, and sexy doppelgangers from beyond the grave. A case that highlights the risks of hardcore reading and mourns the death of the novel?or perhaps just the decline of Western Civilization."--from publisher's description.
Hearing rumors of the construction of a formidable Japanese battleship capable of adversely shifting power in World War II, Lieutenant Commander Gar Hammond is charged with leading a first American submarine into the Inland Sea in the hopes of finding and stopping the seemingly invincible ship.
"Over the years, Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus have got through a lot together. They've faced more than their share of serial killers and psychopaths. But this time two very different cases may cause them to re-evaluate everything they hold dear. One case involves Gabe, the troubled boy they've taken into their home. The other is much stranger - a man is found dead in his apartment, apparently mauled by his pet tiger. There is more to each case than anyone expects. But will Decker's family distractions finally prove too much? And when the truth comes out, will Rina and Peter's family survive?"-- provided by publisher.