By Suzanne Collins
In the ruins of a spot as soon as referred to as North the US lies the country of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by means of twelve outlying districts. in the past the districts waged conflict at the Capitol and have been defeated. As a part of the hand over phrases, each one district agreed to ship one boy and one woman to seem in an annual televised occasion known as, "The starvation Games," a struggle to the loss of life on reside television. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives on my own together with her mom and more youthful sister, regards it as a dying sentence whilst she is pressured to symbolize her district within the video games. The terrain, ideas, and point of viewers participation might swap yet something is continuous: kill or be killed.
By Stuart Woods
The New York Times bestseller
A fetching Broadway actress has a pout to die for, a prior to conceal from- and Stone Barrington on her case...
By Laura Lippman
New York Times bestselling writer Laura Lippman’s Tess Monaghan takes at the case of a infamous former vigilante—and reveals herself embroiled in a case with far-reaching effects the place in truth as harmful because the lies she uncovers. . . .
PI Tess Monaghan doesn’t anticipate her first case in her new inner most research perform in Baltimore’s local of Butchers Hill to return within the type of Luther Beale—an ex-con who used to be despatched to criminal for taking pictures Donnie Moore, a boy who vandalized his vehicle 5 years past. the previous vigilante, who grew to become often called the Butcher of Butchers Hill, wishes Tess to discover Treasure and future Teeter, Salamon Hawkings, and Eldon Kane—the different youngsters who witnessed his crime—so he can ultimately make amends. His causes look real to Tess who thinks he’s an previous guy who made a poor, tragic mistake. but others don’t see it that manner and imagine Luther is just evil and may have by no means been published from prison.
But no longer lengthy after Tess starts off her seek, Treasure and future Teeter are came upon murdered. might Luther were chargeable for their deaths? Is that the true for the reason that he sought after Tess to discover them? yet simply while her doubts approximately her consumer floor, Luther makes a surprising revelation that places every thing into query. As Tess quickly learns, the extra she digs, the extra complex this example turns into as she needs to come to a decision no matter if her customer used to be in a position to killing Treasure and future and if he’s telling her the total fact approximately Donnie Moore’s shooting.
But Tess doesn’t have loads of time for a killer who’s ready to strike again—a killer whose attractions are actually set on Tess.
By Richard North Patterson
Christopher Paget is an ordeal attorney with a well-known previous: as a tender investigator in Washington he unearthed a scandal that introduced spoil to the President - and an abrupt finish to his affair with journalist Mary Carelli. Now, fifteen years later, Carelli is a recognized television journalist in manhattan and Paget is prime a comparatively tranquil lifestyles elevating their son in San Francisco. until eventually a cost of homicide adjustments every little thing. The sufferer - an international recognized (and notorious) novelist. The accused - Mary Carelli. while Paget is of the same opinion to safeguard her, mostly for the sake in their son, her claims of tried rape and self-defence look water-tight. yet progressively secrets and techniques from her previous come to gentle and Paget is unexpectedly dealing with an explosive mixture of public trial and private clash leaving his personal and his son's fates susceptible and uncovered.
By Don Winslow
From the bestselling writer of Savages (now an Oliver Stone film).
When Tim Kearney, a small-time felony, slits the throat of a Hell's Angel and attracts a lifestyles sentence in a jail packed with gang contributors, he understands he’s pretty well a useless guy. That’s until eventually the DEA makes Kearney a suggestion: impersonate the past due, mythical dope smuggler Bobby Z in order that the enterprise can alternate him for considered one of their very own, who used to be captured by way of a Mexican drug kingpin. understanding his possibilities of survival are a bit greater than in felony, Kearney accepts, and he lands up in the course of a barren region on the infamous drug lord’s lavish compound. To his shock he meets Bobby Z's past love, Elizabeth, and her son. in the beginning, it’s a quick holiday through the pool, but if issues flip bloody, the 3 of them commence the main determined flight in their lives, with drug lords, bikers, Indians, and law enforcement officials furiously chasing after them. even if he pulls it off, even if he can maintain the child and the lady and his lifestyles, makes this compelling novel a hilarious, fast paced mystery a couple of con stuck in a devil’s bargain.
By Ted Bell
Ted Bell's first ever publication specific brief tale reveals Counterspy Alex Hawke in adversarial international waters, flying at approximately the rate of sound, at an altitude no sane guy might dare, piloting an F-16 Viper on a hugely covert mission.
His job is straightforward: input one other nation's airspace undetected, meet a mystery touch, and give you the chance to keep away from a world conflict. it is going to take each ability at his command—but there are few as clever and savvy as Alex Hawke. whilst his aircraft is found by way of enemy radar, he's pressured to improvise—or die trying.
Alex Hawke. Saving the realm one bullet at a time.
By Ken Follett
In 1866, tragedy moves the specific Windfield college while a tender pupil drowns in a mysterious coincidence. His dying and its aftermath start up a spiraling circle of treachery that may span 3 many years and entwine many lives.
From the particular men’s golf equipment and brothels that cater to each darkish hope of London’s top category to the incredible ballrooms and mahogany-paneled suites of the manipulators of the world’s wealth, one kin is splintered by way of a shared legacy. yet greed, fed through the surprising fact of a boy’s dying, needs to be stopped, or the goals of a country will die.
Praise for A risky Fortune
“A magnificent page-turner.”—Los Angeles Times
“Political and amorous intrigues, cold-blooded homicide, and monetary crises . . . out of date entertainment.”—San Francisco Chronicle
“Breathlessly plotted . . . relentlessly suspenseful.”—The long island Times
“Gripping, complicated plot . . . sexual intrigue . . . attention-grabbing characters . . . You won’t have the capacity to positioned down this intriguing page-turner.”—Lexington Herald-Leader
By John Lescroart
People journal crowns him "a master." The San Francisco Chronicle calls his bestselling novels "compulsively readable." And Larry King hails his criminal thrillers as "spine-tingling." In The Oath, John Lescroart pits protection lawyer Dismas Hardy and murder lieutenant Abe Glitsky opposed to one another within the most threatening case both has ever confronted.
whilst the pinnacle of San Francisco's greatest HMO dies in his personal sanatorium, nobody doubts it's something however the results of monstrous accidents inflicted by way of a random hit-and-run automobile twist of fate. however the post-mortem quickly tells a distinct story-an overdose of potassium killed him, and the attending general practitioner Eric Kensing turns into the major suspect in a high-profile murder.
Abe Glitsky, although hindered by means of the inept bunglings of 2 politically appointed law enforcement officials assigned to the research, fast units his attractions on Kensing. determined and short of an legal professional, Kensing turns to Dismas Hardy for his security. yet because the strain mounts to indict Kensing, Hardy is going at the offensive, believing that the homicide had little to do together with his shopper, and every thing to do with company. Hardy understands that every one isn't really good with the HMO, and makes a terrifying discovery: too many sufferers were demise, a lot of them sufferers of murder-and it seems like it's the health center that's killing them.
His personal marriage verified and his family members strained as he struggles to save lots of his customer, Hardy needs to discover a twisting conspiracy of avarice and violence that takes the lives it's sworn to save lots of. A well timed and gripping novel that places lives-and a long-standing friendship-at grave threat, The Oath is John Lescroart at his galvanizing best.
By Eric Ambler
Lewis web page wishes funds urgently and a fashion out. He determines to get it from his filthy rich brother who lives in a distant sector of San Mateo in South the USA. Upon his arrival, despite the fact that, he reveals his brother desperately sick and within the arms of a infamous guy named Benevides. Held prisoner, Lewis slowly yet without doubt learns what's going, when Benevides is making newspaper headlines during the continent. worried and dramatic occasions, with harmful and violent intermissions, let Lewis to rediscover his precise self.
By James Lilliefors
"Viral is a world-class thriller." -Vince Flynn
Two brothers race to prevent a political mastermind's great bioterrorist plot during this terrifying espionage thriller.
In distant wallet of the 3rd global, a dangerous virus is quietly sweeping via impoverished farming villages and shanty cities with scary pace and efficiency. in the meantime, in Washington, a three-word message left in a safe-deposit field could be the key to preventing the crisis—if, that's, Charles Mallory, a personal intelligence contractor and previous CIA operative, can decipher the puzzle earlier than time runs out.
What Mallory starts to find are the strains of a mystery warfare, with a daring objective—to create a brand new, technologically complex society. With assistance from his brother Jon, an investigative reporter, can he holiday the tale to the realm ahead of it's too late—before a deliberate “humane depopulation” takes place?
As the stakes and techniques of this mystery battle develop into extra obvious, the Mallory brothers locate themselves in a posh video game of wits with an enemy they can’t see: a brand new type of superpower led via a super, elusive tactician who believes that ends justify means.