New Arrivals - Suspense
Manhattan journalist McKenna Jordan is chasing the story of an unidentified woman who heroically pulled a teenaged boy from the subway tracks when she discovers that the woman in the subway's video bears a strong resemblance to Susan Hauptmann, a close friend who disappeared without a trace a decade earlier.
The battle lines in this bitter rivalry are as old as civilization itself: On one side, an unlikely band of ordinary Americans ready to make their last stand in defense of self-rule, freedom, and liberty, and on the other, an elite cabal of self-styled tyrants who believe that unlimited power should be wielded only by the chosen few. That group, led by an aging, trillionaire puppet-master named Aaron Doyle, will stop at nothing to destroy the myth that man is capable of ruling himself.
Receiving a sealed bottle with a years-old plea for help by two young victims imprisoned in a boathouse by the sea, Detective Carl Morck follows leads to a desperate woman trapped in a brutal marriage to a man who keeps her in isolation and hides deadly secrets.
Emily Ruff belongs to a secretive, influential organization whose "poets" can break down individuals by psychographic markers in order to take control of their thoughts. Then she makes a catastrophic mistake and falls in love with Wil Jamieson, who holds the key to a secret war between rival factions of "poets." In order to survive, Wil must journey to the toxically decimated town of Broken Hill, Australia, as the world crashes toward a Tower of Babel event which would leave all language meaningless.
"Nothing is more important to private investigator Sean Rogan than his relationship with FBI trainee Lucy Kincaid. But when his past catches up with him, Sean faces an ultimatum: clear his name and help the FBI take down a rogue agent, or go to prison and lose everything he holds dear. With only Agent Noah Armstrong as his back-up and forced to keep Lucy in the dark, Sean steps back into his old world. But the longer he's undercover, the more dangerous the game becomes. More than Sean's future with Lucy is at stake: so is his life. Lucy can't imagine Sean would keep secrets from her, until an FBI agent casts doubt about who he really is, and who he used to be. Why did Sean quit his job with his brother and move to New York? Why hasn't he told her anything about his new job? With more questions than answers, Lucy doesn't know who to believe or who she can trust. All she knows is that Sean is in grave danger, and this time, it's personal"--From publisher description.
"What happened in the Lake District twenty-six years ago that resulted in a family being torn apart? An old tragedy, still unresolved, brings together estranged brother and sister Adam and Kirsty, who try to solve it despite their relatives' objections. Does a missing camera hold clues to what might have happened? Meanwhile Kirsty, co-owner of a cake-making company, has more immediate worries in the form of increasingly threatening emails and gifts, all sent anonymously. Someone is watching her - someone who knows where she lives. Is it an obsessed stranger, or one of her circle of friends? Is there anyone she can trust?"--Jacket.
"Citrus Glade is a dying town that needs new businesses, but the one that just opened is doing much more harm than good. Stranger Lyle Miller's magic shop seems to only stock what its select customers desire. When four outcast boys buy common party tricks, only Lyle knows what those tricks can really do. As subtle changes occur around town, a few residents realize that something is amiss, and getting worse. But it may already be too late. Lyle's black magic has empowered more townspeople to help him execute his Grand Adventure, a plan that will reduce the town, and half the state, to rubble"--From publisher description.
On a bright Saturday morning, a Wall Stree investment banker is shot dead while joggin in Central park. Hours later, one of New York's savviest hedge-fund managers is gunned down outside a restaurant. Investigative journalist Ellen Dorsey has hunch that they are connected, and when an attempt is made on the life of another CEO, her theory is confirmed. As the story blows wide open and Ellen races to stay ahead of the curve, her path collides with that of Frank Bishop, whose daughter's disappearance may be tide to the murders.
A team of highly-trained gunmen have stormed the Lanchester Hotel on Park Lane, taking scores of people hostage and trapping hundreds of others inside as they rig the building with explosives. The government has just five hours to meet their demands or they will detonate the explosives and bring down the building, killing everyone, including themselves. But one of the hostages is the Director-General of MI5 - a man with information so sensitive it must be kept secret - even if this means sacrificing the lives of innocent bystanders.
One of the best interrogators in the business, Rock Babineaux, on the run from his own government when a job goes horribly wrong, races against time to clear his name with the help of Vanessa Cordero, who believes in his innocence.
Rushmore McKenzie is both a millionaire and an unlicensed PI, which means he can afford to do the occasional favor and, as a former detective for the St. Paul Police Department, he's got the necessary skills and connections to do them right. But this time, he's really stepped in it. When the ATF gets a lead on a much sought-after cache of illegal guns near the Canadian border, they call McKenzie in to help them track down the elusive gunrunners. Their only lead is a guy who is part of a small-time gang of armed robbers working north of the Twin Cities. Their idea is for McKenzie to infiltrate the group and wait for them to lead him to the guns. Their plan is to fix McKenzie with a false identity as a serious bad guy and then fake an escape with the captured gang member.
Criminal investigator Deke Bannon finds his latest assignment, protecting gorgeous news anchor Kelly Johns, who is a walking target, endangering his investigation as passion explodes between them.
"A husband searches for his missing wife--and the secrets of their marriage--and enters into a dangerous world of international espionage..."-- Provided by publisher.
While hiding his membership in an underground group of psychics who predict and prevent crimes, magician Peter Warlock foresees an act of violence targeting the city and finds his efforts thwarted by a psychic cult.
Set 16 years later, this follow-up to The watchers finds former escort Katherine Taylor and her son Max living content but haunted lives in a small Washington State town under Swiss Guard protection while an exhausted Harper's compelled to investigate a defrocked priest's discovery of a monster in the Catacombs of Paris.
The Inquisition begins in Spain and Marisol, a young conversa, a Christian of Jewish descent, marries a lawyer working for the Inquisition, hoping to protect herself, but an old love and palace intrigue put Marisol's life in danger.
In 1958 Detroit, pregnant Grace, best friend Julia, and stylish Malina are terror-stricken by the disappearance of a childlike neighbor under their care whose fate reveals sinister elements in their community.
Private investigator Jasmine Sharp is hired to find Tessa Garrion, a young woman who has vanished without trace. But it becomes increasingly clear that there are those who want her to stay that way.
Anticipating his retirement from the Key West Police, Andrew Yancy tackles a murder case involving a human arm in his freezer, an investigation that pits him against a twitchy widow, a clueless real estate developer and a voodoo witch with a string of hapless lovers.
"Nile Nightingale is on the run. Fleeing across the border to rural Quebec, he seeks refuge at an abandoned church when his junked-up, over-stimulated mind takes in that he has just witnessed a body drop, in a bloody sack tied with Christmas ribbon. The contents, unconscious but still alive, turn out to be fifteen-year-old Celeste Jonqueres, who has been beaten and slashed, like wild game, to slowly bleed out. From his hideout, as he nurses his patient back from the brink and begins to face his own life, he pieces together what he has tumbled into. Animal rights activists Celeste and her beloved grandmother have taken on a vicious poaching ring, operating from Quebec's Laurentian Mountains and dealing in animal parts for the international market, with the collusion of corrupt officials. Her grandmother has died suspiciously. And now that Nile hass saved Celeste from the dead, the poachers and their accomplices in this small town have taken notice and are cautiously, but inexorably, closing in"--From publisher description.
Eleven-year-old Barney has been on a quest to find his mother since she left when Barney was just a toddler. But everything changes when children about Barney's age--and all from the same neighborhood where he lives--start disappearing and turning up gruesomely murdered.
Libby has a nice life with a great job, a gorgeous husband and a big home by the sea. But she's becoming more unsure of Jack's feelings for her-- and if he is over the mysterious death of Eve, his first wife. When fate intervenes in their relationship, Libby decides to find out all she can about the man she hastily married and the seemingly perfect Eve. Eventually Libby stumbles across some startling truths about Eve. As she begins to unearth more and more devastating secrets, Libby becomes frightened that she too will end up like the first woman Jack loved.
Park ranger Hope Banning's plans for a little R & R are put on hold when a plane crashes at the top of a remote mountain. Hope will have to climb the summit and assess the situation. And the only climbing partner available is Sam Rutherford--the enigmatic man she spent a night with six months ago.
The wry and rueful Colombo of Austria investigates a grisly murder at a beloved restaurant where snooty Viennese gourmands go to eat ? fried chicken. At a wildly popular chicken shack in the Austrian countryside, a gruesome discovery is made in the pile of chicken bones waiting to be fed into the basement grinder: human bones. But when former-police detective now private eye Simon Brenner shows up to investigate, the woman who hired him has disappeared ? Brenner likes chicken, though, so he stays, but finds no one will talk. And as he waits for the disappeared manager, there?s one ghastly find after another. Perhaps the most raucous book in the series, The Bone Man manages to make fun of institutions from high cuisine to soccer while nonetheless building relentless suspense based in all-too-real social issues. Smart, tense, and funny, the book makes clear why Carl Hiaasen called Wolf Haas the real deal.