Category «Thriller»

Prior Bad Acts (Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska)

By Tami Hoag

New York Times bestselling writer Tami Hoag returns with a mystery that starts with a surprising crime scene you’ll always remember and follows relentless detectives on a manhunt that results in a chilling war of words with the essence of human evil.

It used to be against the law so brutal, it replaced the lives of even the main hardened murder law enforcement officials. The Haas kinfolk murders left a scar at the neighborhood not anything can erase, yet every person consents that convicting the killer, Karl Dahl, is a begin. purely pass judgement on Carey Moore appears to be like status within the method. Her ruling that Dahl’s earlier legal list is inadmissible increases a public outcry—and places the pass judgement on in grave danger.

When an unknown assailant assaults pass judgement on Moore in a parking storage, of Minneapolis’s best police officers are known as upon to unravel the crime and maintain the pass judgement on from extra damage. Detective Sam Kovac is as hard-boiled as they arrive, and his wisecracking accomplice, Nikki Liska, isn’t a ways in the back of. Neither one desires to be in this case, but if Karl Dahl escapes from custody, every thing alterations, and a likely undemanding case cartwheels out of control.

The stakes move even greater whilst the pass judgement on is kidnapped—snatched out of her personal mattress whilst the police take a seat open air, observing her apartment. Now Kovac and Liska needs to navigate via a maze of suspects that comes with the stepson of a homicide sufferer, a husband with a mystery lifestyles, and a rogue cop searching for revenge the place the justice approach failed.

With no time to spare, the detectives are pulled down an odd darkish path of smoke and mirrors, the place not anyone is who they appear and everybody is to blame of Prior undesirable Acts.

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Gun Street Girl: A Detective Sean Duffy Novel

By Adrian McKinty

Belfast, 1985, amidst the “Troubles”:  Detective Sean Duffy, a Catholic cop within the Protestant RUC (Royal Ulster Constabulary), struggles with burn-out as he investigates a brutal double homicide and suicide. Did Michael Kelly relatively shoot his mom and dad at element clean after which leap off a close-by cliff? A suicide observe issues to this end, yet Duffy suspects much more sinister situations. He quickly discovers that Kelly was once current at a decadent Oxford get together the place a cupboard minister’s daughter died of a heroin overdose.  this can or would possibly not have anything to do with Kelly’s next death. 

New proof leads somewhere else: gun runners, fingers purchasers, the British executive, and a rogue American agent with a pretend id. Duffy thinks he’s getting someplace while brokers from MI5 appear at his doorstep and check out to recruit him, hence taking him off the investigation.

Duffy is in it as much as his neck, doggedly pursuing a case that could eventually end up his undoing.

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Agent 21

By Chris Ryan

While Zak Darke’s mom and dad die in an unexplained mass homicide he’s left on my own on this planet. that's until eventually he’s sought out via a mysterious guy: “I paintings for a central authority agency,” the guy tells him. “You don’t want to know which one. no longer but. All you need  to grasp is that we’ve had our eye on you. There’s attainable you may aid us in certain… operational situations.”

Zak turns into Agent 21. What occurred to the 20 brokers earlier than him he’ll by no means recognize. What he does comprehend is that his existence is ready to alter ceaselessly.

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Always the Sun

By Neil Cross

Longlisted for the guy Booker Prize: From the author of Luther comes a gripping story of the deep bonds among father and son constantly the solar unearths one guy driven prior his restrict, jogging a wobbly line among safeguarding and carnage. whereas mourning the demise of his spouse and chasing away the darkness with a bottle, widower Sam seems to be for a clean commence. Dragging his frail thirteen-year-old son, Jamie, with him, Sam abandons their lifestyles in Hackney to come back to his place of origin. at the outdoors, issues seem to be enhancing: Sam unearths a role as a nurse at an area psychiatric health center, his older sister keeps to supply no matter what emotional help she will be able to, and Jamie enrolls at Churchill finished. yet Jamie appears to be like having difficulty becoming in in school. a bunch of children led via a very savage bully goal the boy on his first actual day, and the management is apathetic at most sensible and complicit in Jamie's persisted torment at worst. a gathering with the bully's father yields no solutions, and shortly after, Jamie comes domestic bearing genuine, actual scars. Sam is left at a crossroads. with out one capable or prepared to assist, how a ways will he visit shield his baby?

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Agent 21: Reloaded

By Chris Ryan

A few authors simply write approximately it. Chris Ryan has been there, performed it, and lived to inform the story. this can be the second one within the action-thriller Agent 21 sequence via the real-life SAS hero. within the yr when you consider that Zak Darke was once approached by means of a shadowy govt employer to develop into Agent 21, his international has replaced thoroughly. yet there's no time to mirror in this - the undercover operations cross on. Zak is shipped to a port in west Africa, a identified terrorist stronghold, lower than the guise of engaged on a charity volunteer venture. yet charity paintings couldn't be farther from Zak's actual project - he needs to sneak onboard an enemy send, assemble info - after which spoil it. by no means has Zak's education been extra necessary: belief no one.

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Doors Open

By Ian Rankin

3 neighbors descend upon an artwork public sale looking for a few pleasure. Mike Mackenzie-retired software program tycoon, bachelor and high quality artwork enthusiast-wants anything that money cannot purchase. Fellow art-lover Allan Cruickshank is tired of his banking occupation and careworn by way of a painful divorce. And Robert Gissing, an artwork professor, is annoyed that such a lot of work remain hidden in company boardrooms, safes and personal flats. After the auction-and an opportunity come across with crime boss Chib Calloway-Robert and Allan recommend the "liberation" of numerous work from the nationwide Gallery, hoping Mike will dissuade them. in its place, he hopes they're serious.

As enterprising girlfriends, shrewdpermanent detectives, seductive auctioneers and a Hell's Angel named Hate input the image, Ian Rankin creates a highly-charged mystery, a faced-past tale of moment guesses and double crosses that hold altering the image, correct till the harrowing end.

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Day of Reckoning (Sean Dillon)

By Jack Higgins

For years, Jack Higgins's "battalions of unswerving lovers" (People) have delighted to his "rip-roaring" (Associated Press) novels of honor, bravery and impossible to resist intrigue. Now, the grasp of suspense reunites the powerhouse workforce from his explosive bestseller The White apartment Connection to deliver down a world crime boss-and this time, there is even more at stake than accountability and honor…

A journalist is useless after making the error of having too on the subject of overseas crime boss Jack Fox-but Fox made a better mistake in killing her. as the murdered woman's ex-husband is Blake Johnson, head of the clandestine White condominium division referred to as The Basement. Now Johnson and his Irish compatriot Sean Dillon are going to convey Fox's empire down round him.

yet Fox isn't really a guy who backs down for someone. So if Johnson and Dillon are looking to take him on, they're going to need to face his personal model of revenge-and it's a revenge every piece as lethal as their very own…

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The Golden Gate

By Alistair MacLean

A stressful and nerve-shattering vintage from the hugely acclaimed masster of motion and suspense.

A ROLLING FOR KNOX

is how the newshounds describe the Presidential motorcade because it enters San Francisco around the Golden Gate. Even the ever-watchful FBI think it's impregnable – because it needs to be with the President and Arab potentates aboard.

But midway around the bridge the unthinkable occurs. sooner than the eyes of the realm a grasp felony pulls off the main incredible kidnapping in sleek times…

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The Benefactor

By Scott Griffin

Brief Story

A taut, suspenseful and pulse-pounding mental mystery with a killer twist.

He's the kin you would like you by no means had.

When Sean and Maggie win a vacation to Miami it's a great chance to overlook a loss of life within the relatives in addition to rebuild bridges with their seventeen-year-old daughter Sophie and twelve-year-old son Liam.

But after they meet a stranger who understands extra approximately their collective internal techniques than they do, they understand their deepest fb and web publication entries haven't simply been subscribed to by means of shut associates.

As they develop into prisoners of their walled vacation villa the stranger teaches them why their relatives has fallen aside and why they need to by no means have carelessly discarded a working laptop or computer hard disk drive 5 years formerly.

The Benefactor is an edge-of-seat suspense mystery, excellent for lovers of Harlan Coben, James Patterson and Linwood Barclay. It combines sleek know-how with vintage suspense to create a heart-pounding modern mystery.

'This is healthier debut mystery i've got learn in years' - Tom Kasey, writer of the best-selling exchange Off.

'The Benefactor will retain you wide awake part the night' - Matt Lynn, writer of the best-selling dying strength thrillers.

Endeavour Press is the UK's best autonomous electronic writer.

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The Awakening (Darkest Powers)

By Kelley Armstrong

You do not have to be alive to be awakened.

Chloe Saunders is a dwelling technology experiment—not in simple terms can she see ghosts, yet she was once genetically altered by way of a sinister association known as the Edison team. She's a teenage necromancer whose powers are uncontrolled, this means that she will be able to elevate the lifeless with no even attempting. Now Chloe's working for her existence with 3 of her supernatural friends—a captivating sorcerer, a cynical werewolf, and a disgruntled witch—and they must locate somebody who may help them ahead of the Edison crew catches them.

Or die trying.

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