Dead File (Maxi Poole Mysteries)

By Kelly Lange

Channel six tv reporter Maxi Poole is on project to hide the homicide of Gillian Rose, co-owner of 1 of the most important diet and herb outlets on this planet. Arriving on the crime sight, Maxi stories Gillian's physique, attempting to make feel of the scene in entrance of her. Days later, a person breaks into the house of Carter Rose, Gillian's husband, in a failed try to homicide him. A shaken Carter asks Maxi for assist in discovering Gillian's killer. Maxi can not help being intrigued through the magnetic Carter Rose. His earnestness, extraordinary shyness, playful wit, and boyish beauty all upload as much as one lethal beautiful package deal. As Maxi will get sucked into Carter's international, she has to confront his indiscriminate philandering and shadowy pals. yet Maxi is not in any respect ready for what she reveals while she will get right into a locked dossier within the channel six newsroom--the notorious "dead file."
- The Reporter, Kelly Lange's most modern novel, used to be released in Mysterious Press hardcover in 3/02 and is a Featured exchange of The secret Guild(R). it is going to be released in Warner paperback in 4/03.
- Lange is additionally the writer of Gossip (1998) and Trophy spouse (1996), released via Simon & Schuster. a widely known tv anchor-reporter in l. a., Lange is the recipient of diverse honors.
- Lange's protagonist is attractive and outrageous, and enthusiasts of Janet Evanovich, Sue Grafton, and Lauren Henderson will welcome one other contender to the secret cabinets.

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Fire and Ice (J. P. Beaumont Novel)

By J. A. Jance

“In the gripping Fire and Ice, Jance showcases either Beaumont and Brady….The prolific Jance…is in wonderful form.”< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel

 

New York instances bestseller J.A. Jance reunites of her preferred sequence characters—Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady and Seattle detective J.P. Beaumont—in Fire and Ice, as the separate investigations into grisly homicides in various states shockingly intertwine. As Jance proved in her earlier Beau/Brady pairing, Partner in Crime, whilst those subscribe to forces, fireworks take place. Fire and Ice is to not be missed.

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The Scent of Rain and Lightning: A Novel

By Nancy Pickard

One attractive summer season afternoon, Jody Linder gets surprising information: the guy convicted of murdering her father is being published from legal and returning to the small city of Rose, Kansas. it's been twenty-three years considering that that stormy evening whilst her father used to be shot and killed and her mom disappeared, presumed lifeless. Neither the protecting embody of Jody’s 3 uncles nor the shelter of her grandparents’ ranch might erase the ache because of Billy Crosby on that catastrophic night.

Now Billy Crosby is loose, due to the efforts of his son, Collin, a legal professional who has spent so much of his existence attempting to end up his father’s innocence. regardless of their lengthy heritage of rigorously warding off one another in such an insular neighborhood, Jody and Collin locate that they proportion an specific experience of loss.

As Jody revisits previous wounds, startling truths emerge approximately her family’s tragic prior. yet even via fight and hassle, she nonetheless dares to pray for a greater future—and even perhaps love.

 
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The Historian

By Elizabeth Kostova

To you, perceptive reader, I bequeath my history....Late one evening, exploring her father's library, a tender lady unearths an old booklet and a cache of yellowing letters. The letters are all addressed to "My expensive and unlucky successor," and so they plunge her right into a global she by no means dreamed of-a labyrinth the place the secrets and techniques of her father's prior and her mother's mysterious destiny connect with an unattainable evil hidden within the depths of history.The letters supply hyperlinks to at least one of the darkest powers that humanity has ever known-and to a centuries-long quest to discover the resource of that darkness and wipe it out. it's a quest for the reality approximately Vlad the Impaler, the medieval ruler whose barbarous reign shaped the foundation of the legend of Dracula. Generations of historians have risked their reputations, their sanity, or even their lives to profit the reality approximately Vlad the Impaler and Dracula. Now one younger lady needs to come to a decision even if to absorb this quest herself-to persist with her father in a hunt that almost introduced him to damage years in the past, while he used to be a colourful younger pupil and her mom was once nonetheless alive. What does the legend of Vlad the Impaler need to do with the fashionable global? Is it attainable that the Dracula of delusion really existed-and that he has lived on, century after century, pursuing his personal unknowable ends? The solutions to those questions pass time and borders, as first the daddy after which the daughter look for clues, from dusty Ivy League libraries to Istanbul, Budapest, and the depths of jap Europe. In urban after urban, in monasteries and records, in letters and in mystery conversations, the terrible fact emerges approximately Vlad the Impaler's darkish reign-and a few time-defying pact which can have stored his lousy paintings alive down throughout the ages.Parsing vague indicators and hidden texts, examining codes labored into the material of medieval monastic traditions-and evading the unknown adversaries who will visit any lengths to hide and defend Vlad's historical powers-one lady comes ever toward the key of her personal prior and a war of words with the very definition of evil. Elizabeth Kostova's debut novel is an event of enormous proportions, a continuing story that blends truth and delusion, historical past and the current, with an coverage that's nearly unbearably suspenseful-and completely unforgettable.

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A Kiss Before Dying: A Novel (Pegasus Classics)

By Ira Levin

A sleek vintage, this novel set a brand new normal within the paintings of poser and suspense in its exploration of the legal mind.

A Kiss earlier than Dying not just debuted the expertise of best-selling novelist Ira Levin to rave studies and an Edgar Award, it additionally set a brand new common within the artwork of mental suspense. It tells the stunning story of a tender guy who will cease at nothing―not even murder―to get the place he desires to move. For he has goals; plans. He additionally has appeal, beauty, intelligence. And he has an issue. Her identify is Dorothy; she loves him, and she's pregnant. the answer might call for determined measures. yet, then, he seems like the type of man who may possibly break out with homicide.

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Broken Harbor: A Novel (Dublin Murder Squad)

By Tana French

A New York Times bestseller and imperative Tana French thriller—a broken hero, an unspeakable crime, and an intricately plotted mystery—nestled in a well timed exam of lives shattered through the worldwide monetary downturn.

Mick "Scorcher" Kennedy performs through the ebook and performs demanding. that is why he is the Dublin homicide Squad's best detective, and that is what places the most important case of the 12 months in his hands. 

On one of many half-abandoned "luxury" advancements that muddle eire, Patrick Spain and his kids were murdered. His spouse, Jenny, is in in depth care. before everything, Scorcher thinks it will be a simple remedy, yet too many small issues cannot be defined: the half-dozen child displays pointed at holes smashed within the Spains' partitions, the records erased from the family's desktop, the tale Jenny advised her sister a few shadowy intruder slipping previous the house's locks. And this neighborhood--once known as damaged Harbor--holds stories for Scorcher and his afflicted sister Dina: formative years stories that Scorcher proposal he had tightly less than control. 

Tana French's most up-to-date novel, The Trespasser, can be released via Viking in October of 2016.

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Vicious

A masterful story of ambition, jealousy, wish, and superpowers.

Victor and Eli began as university roommates―brilliant, conceited, lonely boys who well-known a similar sharpness and ambition in one another. of their senior 12 months, a shared learn curiosity in adrenaline, near-death reports, and likely supernatural occasions unearths an fascinating danger: that below the perfect stipulations, a person might improve notable skills. but if their thesis strikes from the educational to the experimental, issues move horribly wrong.

Ten years later, Victor breaks out of criminal, decided to capture as much as his outdated good friend (now foe), aided through a tender lady whose reserved nature obscures a beautiful skill. in the meantime, Eli is on a project to remove any other super-powered person who he can find―aside from his sidekick, an enigmatic girl with an unbreakable will. Armed with negative strength on each side, pushed through the reminiscence of betrayal and loss, the archnemeses have set a path for revenge―but who should be left alive on the finish?

In Vicious, V. E. Schwab brings to lifestyles a gritty comic-book-style global in shiny prose: a global the place gaining superpowers does not immediately bring about heroism, and a time whilst allegiances are referred to as into question.

"A dynamic and unique twist on what it skill to be a hero and a villain. A killer from web page one…highly recommended!" ―Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling writer of Marvel Universe vs The Avengers and Patient Zero

One of Publishers Weekly's top fable Books of 2013

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It: A Novel

By Stephen King

From grasp storyteller Stephen King comes his vintage number one New York Times bestseller!

Can an entire city be haunted? The Losers’ membership of 1958 turns out to imagine so. finally, once they have been children again then, those seven pals who referred to as the small New England city of Derry their domestic had first-hand adventure with what made this position so horribly diversified. each twenty-seven years, whatever that has existed the following for a long time comes again to terrorize Derry, lurking within the urban typhoon drains and sewers, taking the form of each nightmare and inner most dread. And but, time handed and the kids grew up, moved away...the horror of what all of them skilled buried deep, wrapped in forgetfulness. Now approximately thirty years later, they’re all being known as again to Derry for a last life-or-death war of words with a primordial evil that stirs and coils within the sullen depths in their thoughts. For the Losers’ membership and the article recognized in simple terms as “It” have a few unfinished enterprise with each one other….

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If There Be Thorns

By V.C. Andrews

Now an enormous Lifetime motion picture event—Book 3 of the Dollanganger sequence that started with Flowers within the Attic—the novel of forbidden love that captured the world’s mind's eye and earned V.C. Andrews a fiercely committed fanbase.

They disguise the surprising fact to guard their young ones. yet somebody who is familiar with their darkish key is watching.

Christopher and Cathy have made a loving domestic for his or her good-looking and proficient youngster Jory, their ingenious nine-year-old Bart, and a candy child daughter. Then an aged girl and her unusual butler movement in round the corner. The outdated lady in Black watches from her window, lures lonely Bart inside of with cookies and ice cream, and asks him to name her “grandmother.” Slowly Bart transforms, each one stopover at pushing him towards the sting of insanity and violence, whereas his anguished mom and dad can merely watch. For Cathy and Chris, the horrors of the earlier have come home…and every little thing they love might quickly be torn from them.

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