The Redbreast: A Harry Hole Novel (Harry Hole Series)

By Don Bartlett

“An based and intricate thriller….Harrowingly beautiful.”
New York instances booklet Review

“A highly extraordinary achievement—ambitious in scope, and expert in execution.”
Los Angeles Times

The Redbreast definitely ranks with the simplest of present American crime fiction.”
Washington Post

No disrespect intended to Henning Mankell and Stieg Larsson, yet Jo Nesbø, the New York Times bestselling writer of The Snowman, is the main fascinating Scandinavian mystery author within the crime fiction company. The Redbreast is a wonderful creation to Nesbø’s tough-as-nails sequence protagonist, Oslo police detective Harry gap. a super and epic novel, breathtaking in its scope and design—winner of The Glass Key for most sensible Nordic crime novel and chosen because the top Norwegian crime novel ever written via contributors of Norway’s e-book clubs—The Redbreast is a chilling story of homicide and betrayal that levels from the battlefields of worldwide conflict to the streets of modern day Oslo. persist with gap as he races to prevent a killer and disarm a ticking time-bomb from his nation’s shadowy previous. Vogue journal says that “nobody can delve into the darkish, twisted brain of a assassin higher than a Scandinavian mystery writer”…and not anyone does it larger than Jo Nesbø! James Patterson enthusiasts also needs to take note.

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The Corn Maiden

By Joyce Carol Oates

An incomparable grasp storyteller in all types, in The Corn Maiden and different Nightmares Joyce Carol Oates spins six ingenious stories of suspense. “The Corn Maiden” is the gut-wrenching tale of Marissa, a gorgeous and candy eleven-year-old woman with hair the colour of corn silk. Taken by way of an older lady from her tuition who has informed neighbors in her thrall of the Indian legend of the Corn Maiden, within which a lady is sacrificed to make sure a very good crop, Marissa is saved in a secluded basement and confident that the realm has ended. Marissa’s likely inevitable destiny turns into ever extra terrifying because the older woman relishes her energy, giving the story insufferable stress with a surprising end. In “Helping Hands,” released the following for the 1st time, a lonely girl meets a guy within the not going litter of a dingy charity store and extends friendship. She has no proposal what types of doorways she will be commencing. The robust tales during this striking assortment extra increase Joyce Carol Oates’s status as one of many world’s maximum writers of suspense.

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The Secret Place: A Novel

By Tana French

“An completely enchanting learn. . . . Tana French is just this: a very nice writer.” —Gillian Flynn

Detective Stephen Moran has been expecting his likelihood to hitch Dublin’s homicide Squad while sixteen-year-old Holly Mackey arrives in his place of work with a photograph of a well-liked boy whose physique used to be came upon at a women’ boarding tuition a yr past. The picture were published at “The mystery Place,” the school’s nameless gossip board, and the caption says “I be aware of WHO KILLED HIM.” Stephen joins with Detective Antoinette Conway to reopen the case—beneath the watchful eye of Holly’s father, fellow detective Frank Mackey. With the clues top again to Holly’s close-knit workforce of associates, to their rival clique, and to the tangle of relationships that certain all of them to the murdered boy, the non-public underworld of teenybopper ladies seems to be extra mysterious and extra harmful than the detectives imagined.

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Wild Justice (Nadia Stafford)

By Kelley Armstrong

The long-awaited ultimate installment of the number 1 New York Times bestselling author’s Nadia Stafford series

Since Kelley Armstrong wrapped up publication of the Nadia Stafford sequence, lovers were wanting to comprehend what occurs to the tough-as-nails agreement killer. ultimately, Wild Justice brings Nadia again for the sequence’ exciting conclusion—an action-packed story that may dazzle enthusiasts of the sequence in addition to those who find themselves merely acquainted with Armstrong’s bestselling paranormal books.

In Wild Justice, Nadia is faced together with her such a lot tough job to date: going after the fellow who killed her cousin Amy 20 years previous. but if it seems that somebody else has gotten to him first, she is drawn right into a advanced state of affairs the place every thing she understands and loves is thrown into the trail of threat. Nadia is pressured to take issues into her personal arms, finally requiring her to confront her darkest secrets—and her private desires—in a manner that she by no means idea possible.

Armstrong's loved Otherworld sequence is coming to the Syfy Channel in January 2014. lovers of that sequence are bound to benefit from the no holds barred motion of Wild Justice.

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The Lincoln Letter (Peter Fallon and Evangeline Carrington)

By William Martin

Treasure hunters Peter Fallon and Evangeline Carrington are heading for experience in Washington D.C., the smooth, sleek, power-hungry capital of America...and the crowded, muddy, intrigue-filled nexus of the Civil conflict. Their prize? A record of great old value and incalculable worth: Abraham Lincoln's diary.

What if Lincoln recorded his innermost strategies as he moved towards the belief that he needs to loose the slaves? And what if that diary slipped from his arms in 1862? A lately came upon letter written through Lincoln means that the diary exists and is ready to be came upon. a few wish the diary for its huge, immense symbolic worth to a kingdom that reveres Lincoln. Others think it incorporates a dismal fact approximately Lincoln's well-known proclamation--a fact that may profoundly impression the fast-approaching elections and alter the process a kingdom. Peter and Evangeline needs to race opposed to those decided adversaries to discover a rfile that may shake the root of Lincoln's legacy.

From William Martin, the New York occasions bestselling writer of The misplaced Constitution, The Lincoln Letter is a breathless chase around the Washington of this present day in addition to a political mystery set in our besieged Civil conflict capital. it's a tale of outdated animosities that also smolder, previous philosophies that also contend, and a portrait of our best president as he passes from attorney to chief within the fight for a brand new beginning of freedom.

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The Kraken Project (Wyman Ford, Book 4)

By Douglas Preston

NASA is construction a probe to be splashed down within the Kraken Mare, the most important sea on Saturn's nice moon, Titan. it really is probably the most promising habitats for extraterrestrial existence within the sun process, however the floor is unpredictable and hazardous, requiring the probe to comprise synthetic intelligence software program. To this finish, Melissa Shepherd, a super programmer, has built "Dorothy," a robust, self-modifying AI whose actual capability is either progressive and terrifying. while miscalculations bring about a disaster in the course of trying out, Dorothy flees into the internet.

Former CIA agent Wyman Ford is tapped to trace down the rogue AI. As Ford and Shepherd look for Dorothy, they notice that her awful reports within the desolate tract of the web have replaced her in methods they could slightly think. And they're now not the single ones trying to find the wayward software program: the AI can be being pursued through a couple of Wall road investors, who are looking to trap her code and switch her right into a high-speed buying and selling bot.Traumatized, indignant, and relentlessly hunted, Dorothy has a rare revelation—and devises a plan. because the pursuit of Dorothy converges on a abandoned condo at the coast of Northern California, Ford needs to face the last word query: is rescuing Dorothy the best factor? Is the AI bent on saving the world... or on wiping out the melanoma that's humankind?

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Zeroes: A Novel

By Chuck Wendig

An exhilarating thrill-ride in the course of the underbelly of cyber espionage within the vein of David Ignatius’s The Director and the tv sequence Leverage, CSI: Cyber, and Person of Interest, which follows 5 iconoclastic hackers who're coerced into serving the U.S. government.

An Anonymous-style rabble rouser, an Arab spring hactivist, a black-hat hacker, an old-school cipherpunk, and a web troll are each one provided a call: visit legal or support defend the U.S., placing their brains and talents to paintings for the govt for one year.

But being a white-hat doesn’t continuously suggest you're employed for the great men. The would-be cyberspies realize that backstage lurks a sinister NSA application, a man-made intelligence code-named Typhon, that has origins and an evolution either risky and anxious. And if it’s now not introduced down, will quickly be uncontrollable.

Can the hackers break out their federal watchers and confront Typhon and its mysterious writer? And what does the govt actually need them to do? in the event that they choose to flip the tables, will their very own secrets and techniques be exposed—and their lives erased like strains of undesirable code?

Combining the scientific-based, propulsive narrative kind of Michael Crichton with the eerie surroundings and conspiracy topics of The X-Files and the ingenious, speculative fringe of Neal Stephenson and William Gibson, Zer0es explores our deep-seated fears approximately govt surveillance and hacking in an artistic fast moving novel bound to earn Chuck Wendig the frequent acclaim he deserves.

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Fog of Doubt

By Christianna Brand

Inspector Cockrill is termed in to resolve the homicide of a such a lot unpopular Belgian
Few have been upset whilst Raoul Vernet used to be came across along with his head bashed in, useless in a pool of his personal blood. On holiday in England, the Belgian seducer involves stopover at Matilda, an past love from many years earlier than. She has the same opinion regardless of suspicions that Vernet has been deploying his mythical attraction on one other family member: younger Rosie, who has lower back from her Swiss boarding college wearing a child.
 
None of the kin have been in the home while Raoul was once killed, yet all have been inside a fog-choked London mile. Rosie calls within the really good Inspector Cockrill to transparent the family’s identify, yet what he reveals is a twisted extended family of 7 humans, each one as prone to snort at a homicide as devote one.

 

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Playing for Keeps

By Joan Lowery Nixon

Rosie can’t think her reliable success. Her grandmother, Glory, wishes a last-minute roommate for a cruise to the Caribbean. yet Glory doesn’t actually need a companion–she’s longing for Rosie to satisfy her friend’s grandson, Neil, a brainy man choked with proof approximately baseball. as soon as Rosie is aboard the send, although, another individual catches her eye–a boy her personal age, who introduces himself as Ricky Diago. yet after the send sails, Rosie in basic terms sees Ricky’s uncle, Mr. Diago. What’s even stranger is that Neil may possibly swear that Mr. Diago is admittedly a recognized Cuban baseball participant for the Cincinnati Reds. Then after a day’s day trip, Rosie is approached through one other boy who claims he’s Ricky Diago. She’s sure he’s now not the individual she met sooner than. all of sudden Rosie unearths herself stuck in a high-stakes event of overseas intrigue with life-or-death results. who's the true Ricky Diago? and the way a ways is Rosie keen to visit support him?

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Blood Orchids (Lei Crime, Book 1)

By Toby Neal

Hawaii is palm bushes, black sand and blue water—but for policewoman Lei Texeira, there’s a gloomy part to paradise.

Lei has conquer a scarred previous to make a lifestyles for herself as a cop within the sleepy massive Island city of Hilo. On a regimen patrol she unearths murdered teenagers—one of whom she’d lately busted. With its echoes of her personal earlier, the murdered girl’s harsh existence and tragic dying impact Lei deeply. She turns into obsessed—even because the killer is interested in Lei's depth, feeding off her vulnerabilities and toying along with her sanity. Despite her obsession with the case and worry that she's being stalked, Lei unearths herself falling in love for the 1st time.

Steaming volcanoes, black sand seashores and shrouded fern forests are the backdrop to Lei's quest for answers—and the stalker is nearer than she will think, as threads of the previous tangle in her destiny.

Lei is decided to discover the killer—but he is aware the place to discover her first.

Fast-paced crime secret with a slightly of romance, readers name Blood Orchids "un-putdownable!"

"Sometimes in crime fiction you stumble throughout a personality who lives on past the book's finish by way of advantage in their mental complexity, and the richness with which the writer has drawn them. Will Graham, Jack Reacher, Alex move, and now they've got a invaluable woman counterpart in Lei Teixera. Blood Orchids is that rarity between debut novels, in that it satisfies on each point. a strong new expertise is at the scene, whole-heartedly recommended."-Drew go, former police officer and writer of BiteMarks

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