By Nelson DeMille
Welcome to the fabled Gold Coast, that extend at the North Shore of big apple that after held the best focus of wealth and gear in the USA. the following males are destined for an explosive collision: John Sutter, Wall road attorney, maintaining quick to a fading aristocratic legacy; and Frank Bellarosa, the Mafia don who seizes his piece of the staid and unprepared Gold Coast like a latter-day barbarian leader and attracts Sutter and his regally attractive spouse, Susan, into his violent international. advised from Sutter's sardonic and infrequently hilarious perspective, and laced with sexual ardour and suspense, THE GOLD COAST is Nelson DeMille's desirable tale of friendship and seduction, love and betrayal.
By David Morrell
It’s Christmas Eve in Santa Fe, yet one of the revelers on Canyon highway, a decidedly unholy scene is happening. A determined guy, dressed all in black, feverishly seeks safe haven for himself and the squirming package deal he holds tightly opposed to his breast. Agent Paul Kagan’s package is a child who has the ability to alter the process worldwide occasions. His pursuers are his former colleagues—members of the Russian mafia who will cease at not anything to complete their project. Now Kagan is a secret agent at the run—he needs to ascertain this baby’s survival, whether it's going to fee him his personal life.
Just a quick distance away, Kagan will locate an unforeseen pair of allies—a mom and her younger son, who huddle jointly after a terrible episode of household violence leaves them domestic by myself, with out technique of transportation.
And so, with the exquisitely honed talents of his career and the assistance and strong religion of a weary girl and a upset boy, Kagan needs to tackle forces that may cease at not anything. during a wild and violent evening, the not likely trio research classes of generosity, braveness, and selflessness, learning inside themselves the luminous power of the real Christmas spirit.
By Nigel McCrery
DCI Mark Lapslie suffers from a unprecedented neurological situation that 'cross-wires' his senses. The sickening clamour of sounds he can flavor has smothered his marriage and stifled his career...and it's getting worse. His colleagues have written him off as a inebriated - or worse, a lunatic - and Lapslie has quarantined himself in an remoted Essex cottage, basically venturing out at evening whilst peace reigns. Carl Whittley, 22, remains at domestic too, taking care of his crippled father. He's obtained his personal difficulties to accommodate too: he's simply tortured a minor television famous person to demise and blown an it appears nameless commuter to items. teeth & Claw is a visceral mystery that might draw DCI Lapslie right into a lethal video game the place the detective may possibly simply observe that his gravest weak point can also be his maximum power.
By Sean O'Keefe
The final capability inheritor to the Helius power legacy used to be quietly eradicated over part a century in the past . . . or so that they thought
In December of 1999, a tender reporter discovers an historic deed within the Travis County records of Austin, Texas. Hidden a century previous, the unique replica of the deed incorporates a covenant excised from the model on hand to the general public. This covenant supplies the grantor's descendants the ideal to reclaim possession of the valuables if any destiny proprietor violates an particular use limit: a bar opposed to the extraction of mineral wealth from the land.
The reporter is shocked by means of the discovery--the land topic to the deed is likely one of the most dear oil fields on the planet. Now, any descendant of the unique grantor has the persistent to reclaim possession of this billion-dollar asset with the stroke of a pen, and Helius power, the power conglomerate that owns the land, has no goal of permitting this to occur.
Within hours of the invention, the reporter is at the run, desperately racing to stick prior to a group of killers dispatched by means of Helius. A moment staff is winging its strategy to California, with orders to kill John Caine, the final dwelling inheritor entitled to say the legacy created via the deed.
Caine is ignorant of his ancestry and the nightmare coming his means. His in basic terms wish for survival is Andrea Marenna, a gorgeous attorney in Austin who's unwittingly drawn into Caine's race. jointly, they have to have the opportunity to outlive lengthy adequate to resolve the century-old secret that has put them in harm's manner.
By Slavenka Drakulic
"S. could possibly be one of many most powerful books approximately conflict you'll ever learn. . . .The writing is taut, exact, and masterful."
Set in 1992, throughout the top of the Bosnian struggle, S. finds the most scary features of any battle: the rape and torture of civilian ladies by means of occupying forces. S. is the tale of a Bosnian girl in exile who has simply given start to an undesirable child—one with out a state, a reputation, a father, or a language. Its delivery in basic terms reminds her of a good extra grueling event: being many times raped by way of Serbian infantrymen within the "women's room" of a jail camp. via a sequence of flashbacks, S. relives the unspeakable crimes she has persevered, and in telling her story—timely, unusually compelling, and eventually approximately survival—depicts the darkest part of human nature in the course of wartime.
By Eric Van Lustbader
When his ally dies lower than suspicious situations, martial arts professional Nicholas Linnear vows revenge. yet even though he might glance American, a formative years spent within the dojos of Japan taught Linnear that vengeance must not ever be moved quickly. he is taking a role for the billionaire industrialist who ordered the homicide, making plans to befriend his objective in the course of a visit to Tokyo. yet even for a modern day ninja, there's such factor as too shut for comfort.
By Neal Baer
A variety of the Book-of-the-Month membership, Doubleday booklet membership, Literary Guild, and secret Guild -- Meet Claire Waters, a tender, committed forensic psychiatrist with unnervingly own insights into the felony brain. pushed by way of her demons, Claire is interested in these infrequent "untreatable" sufferers who appear to have no moral sense or worry. yet one surprising case can make or holiday her occupation -- and it is watching for her within the psychiatric wing of recent York City's Rikers Island: Quimby, a deranged inmate who triggers whatever in Claire she'd particularly now not face.
By Jack Higgins
By Laurence Klavan
Just like the hero in a vintage Hitchcock mystery, the blameless motion picture buff on the middle of this witty and suspenseful novel reveals his usual lifestyles abruptly remodeled whilst he’s plunged right into a harrowing video game of intrigue, duplicity, and threat. Spurred right into a frantic race from ny to Hollywood to Barcelona and again, he’ll come upon sufficient hairpin twists, stunning surprises, white-knuckle stress, and sinister characters to provide even the grasp of suspense himself a major case of vertigo. yet in this state of affairs, the mayhem and homicide are all too genuine.
Self-proclaimed motion picture geek and divorced thirtysomething Roy Milano lives on my own in a cramped big apple house, toiling as a freelancer to make ends meet. It’s a existence ideally fitted to the writer of Trivial Man, Roy’s self-published newsletter—filled with tidbits of little-known Tinseltown lore for the satisfaction of alternative fringe-dwelling cinemaphiles. And it’s a tantalizing cell name from one such kindred spirit that thrusts Roy headlong into his waking noir nightmare.
“I’ve received The amazing Ambersons,” announces Alan Gilbert, host of a home made cable-TV exhibit in regards to the silver monitor, who now claims to own the rarest of the infrequent: the long-lost and never-released whole print of Orson Welles’s vintage follow-up to Citizen Kane. but if Roy arrives at his fellow motion picture maven’s homestead to sneak a peek at celluloid background, front door is ominously open, Alan Gilbert is lifeless, and The incredible Ambersons is nowhere in sight. although the police officers arrest a neighborhood drug addict for the homicide, Roy understands they’re wrong—because the robbery of the motion picture masterpiece issues to another type of junkie. the sort Roy understands purely too good . . . and the type he’s definite in simple terms he can catch.
But Roy Milano is not any Sam Spade, no matter if he does run into extra gun-toting goons, sucker punches, and double-crosses than Bogey on a hectic day. And the suspects turn out to be whatever yet usual—including a bodybuilding movie enthusiast enthusiastic about extraordinary rumors approximately an A-list actress, a rotund reporter who holds Hollywood in thrall through red-hot net dispatches from his mom and dad’ basement, and a starstruck highway punk with one thousand voices. after which there’s the transatlantic love triangle that reveals Roy stuck among his own keen Gal Friday and a sultry Spanish siren with a beautiful mystery. but if the our bodies begin to fall speedier than a box-office bomb, Roy needs to minimize to the chase in his perilous quest to avoid wasting the Holy Grail of cinema—and unmask a killer—before every thing fades to black.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Andy McDermott
One other amazing Wilde/Chase mystery from the most effective within the company - Andy McDermott. Archaeologist Nina Wilde's lifestyles has fallen aside. Her husband, ex-SAS soldier Eddie Chase is at the run, falsely accused of homicide, and her in basic terms distraction has been investigating the foundation of 3 unusual statues stolen from her prior to Eddie's disappearance. while Nina discovers they're relics from the misplaced civilisation of Atlantis, it's transparent that she has to get her head again within the online game, and quick. Eddie, in the meantime, attempts to stick sooner than the gurus as he hunts the guy liable for his fugitive prestige around the globe. A mysterious benefactor deals the knowledge he wishes - however the fee will placed him in direct clash along with his spouse. while Nina learns eastern industrialist has bought the statues at the black industry she instantly heads to Tokyo meet him, unaware that Eddie is already on his manner. Their arrival unleashes a sequence of occasions which can have devastating results for the realm, atmosphere Nina and Eddie on their most threatening quest ever - with the way forward for humanity itself at stake...