Category «Thriller»

The Dead Survivors: A Mars Bahr Mystery (Mars Bahr Mysteries)

By K. J. Erickson

Frank Beck, a guy with terminal colon melanoma, a brand new divorce, and a stack of accounts, hangs himself. it is an open-and-shut suicide--except for a string of numbers inscribed on Beck's correct arm. Minneapolis murder Detective Marshall Bahr cannot make experience of the numbers or the truth that a man every body describes as sloppy tied an ideal hangman's noose for himself. yet then he uncovers an imprecise truth within the lifeless man's ancestry--a connection to the conflict of Gettysburg--and to make experience of its relating this murder, he must comprehend 90 seconds of motion on the finish of this historic conflict.

Mars and his accomplice Nettie Frisch start to theorize in accordance with the concept that this death-by-hanging simply should be regarding the Civil battle. Then, one other physique turns up and earlier than Mars also can think it really is precise, they're are at the path of a serial killer whose reason looks regarding a modern controversy approximately Gettysburg and the descendents of the 1st Minnesota Volunteers, the mythical northern regiment who became the tide opposed to the Confederacy on that fateful day.

In this significantly compelling follow-up to Third individual Singular, KJ Erickson promises a top-notch police procedural filled with twists and turns, pitting a continuing cop opposed to an both decided killer.

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Storm Warning (A Thriller)

By Christopher Golden

Shane Monroe is at the run from the one strength extra unpredictable than mom Nature -- the U.S. government...

Twenty-year-old genius Shane Monroe has his existence laid out sooner than him. As a part of an speeded up software, he's engaged on a tremendous examine undertaking for a mind belief learning climate styles. Shane's activity is to copy a twister via synthetic potential. whilst he manages to do exactly that, even if, the process his existence is endlessly altered. His superiors need to know if he can do it "bigger -- sufficiently big to drop on an enemy village and phone it an act of God."

Shane understands what he has to do. He shuts down his typhoon, switches majors, and leaves the lab behind.

He is halfway via his subsequent semester whilst he reads of a rash of ordinary failures in South the United States. there's no doubt in his brain: this can be his fault. His notes were confiscated and his paintings replicated. Now Shane is at the run, from the govt., neighbors, or even once-trusted mentors. What started as a credible climate learn has, with the strength of a twister, taken on an unstoppable lifetime of its own...

Previously released as strength Majeure.

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The Reversal (A Lincoln Lawyer Novel)

By Michael Connelly

Longtime security legal professional Mickey Haller is recruited to alter stripes and prosecute the high-profile retrial of a brutal baby homicide. After twenty-four years in felony, convicted killer Jason Jessup has been exonerated by means of new DNA proof. Haller is confident Jessup is accountable, and he is taking the case at the situation that he will get to decide on his investigator, LAPD Detective Harry Bosch.

Together, Bosch and Haller trigger on a case fraught with political and private hazard. Opposing them is Jessup, now out on bail, a safeguard legal professional who excels at manipulating the media, and a runaway eyewitness reluctant to testify after such a lot of years.

With the chances and the proof opposed to them, Bosch and Haller needs to nail a sadistic killer as soon as and for all. If Bosch is bound of whatever, it truly is that Jason Jessup plans to kill again.

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The Emperor's Tomb (with bonus short story The Balkan Escape): A Novel (Cotton Malone)

By Steve Berry

Includes particular bonus material

Former Justice division operative Cotton Malone has bought an nameless observe wearing an surprising internet handle. going surfing, he’s surprised to work out Cassiopeia Vitt, a lady who’s stored his existence greater than as soon as, being tortured by the hands of a mysterious guy who has a unmarried call for: Bring me the artifact she’s requested you to maintain safe. the one challenge is, Malone doesn’t have a clue what the fellow is speaking approximately, considering Cassiopeia has left not anything with him. So starts off Malone’s so much harrowing event to date—one that gives up surprising old revelations, pits him opposed to a ruthless historic brotherhood, and sends him from Denmark to Belgium to Vietnam then directly to one of many maximum archaeological websites on the planet: the tomb of China’s First Emperor, guarded by means of an underground military of terra-cotta warriors, which has inexplicably remained sealed for greater than thousand years—its mysteries approximately to be revealed.


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The Cutting Room: A Novel of Suspense

By Laurence Klavan

Just like the hero in a vintage Hitchcock mystery, the blameless motion picture buff on the heart of this witty and suspenseful novel unearths his traditional lifestyles abruptly remodeled whilst he’s plunged right into a harrowing video game of intrigue, duplicity, and possibility. Spurred right into a frantic race from long island to Hollywood to Barcelona and again, he’ll come across adequate 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 situation, the mayhem and homicide are all too actual.

Self-proclaimed motion picture geek and divorced thirtysomething Roy Milano lives on my own in a cramped ny residence, toiling as a freelancer to make ends meet. It’s a lifestyles ideally fitted to the writer of Trivial Man, Roy’s self-published newsletter—filled with tidbits of little-known Tinseltown lore for the pride of different fringe-dwelling cinemaphiles. And it’s a tantalizing telephone name from one such kindred spirit that thrusts Roy headlong into his waking noir nightmare.

“I’ve received The awesome Ambersons,” proclaims Alan Gilbert, host of a do-it-yourself cable-TV convey in regards to the silver display, 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 home to sneak a peek at celluloid background, front door is ominously open, Alan Gilbert is useless, and The really good Ambersons is nowhere in sight. although the police officers arrest an area 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 type Roy is familiar with simply too good . . . and the sort he’s sure merely he can catch.

But Roy Milano is not any Sam Spade, whether he does run into extra gun-toting goons, sucker punches, and double-crosses than Bogey on a hectic day. And the suspects end up to be whatever yet usual—including a bodybuilding movie enthusiast passionate about weird and wonderful 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 1000 voices. after which there’s the transatlantic love triangle that reveals Roy stuck among his personal keen Gal Friday and a sultry Spanish siren with a gorgeous mystery. but if the our bodies begin to fall speedier than a box-office bomb, Roy needs to lower to the chase in his perilous quest to save lots of the Holy Grail of cinema—and unmask a killer—before every little thing fades to black.

From the Hardcover edition.

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City of Screams: A Short Story Exclusive (The Order of The Sanguines, Book 0.5)

By James Rollins, Rebecca Cantrell

Retail ePub. There wasn't a unmarried James Rollins e-book uploaded in retail epub (though i believe such a lot are represented in conversions and/or retails of different formats). They have been *all* on OverDrive so I took the initiative to acquire them and positioned all of them up right here for destiny downloaders' entertainment. So, enjoy!

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From New York Times bestselling writer James Rollins and award-winning suspense novelist Rebecca Cantrell comes a annoying tale of vengeance, bloodshed, and creatures that prowl the night.

In the haunted, war-torn highlands of Afghanistan, amid the ruins of Shahr-e-Gholghol, an archaeology crew is massacred within the evening. Sergeant Jordan Stone and his crack forensic staff are referred to as in to ascertain the location, to seek for the perpetrators of this terrible act. however the discovery of a survivor—a baby of ten—will shatter all of the staff is familiar with approximately existence and dying. one of the crumbling bones of useless kings, whatever hoary and murderous stirs out of the traditional previous, lurching ahead to say vengeance on these nonetheless living.

Included with this exciting tale is a sneak peek at The Blood Gospel, the place the extra exploits of Sergeant Stone and his workforce can be printed.

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The Ludwig Conspiracy

By Oliver Pötzsch

A daring new mystery from the best-selling writer of The Hangman’s Daughter series

In 1886, Ludwig II, the Fairy-tale King of Bavaria, used to be deposed after being declared insane through medical professionals who had by no means met him. He died mysteriously quickly thereafter, his eccentric and gorgeous castles his purely legacy. In The Ludwig Conspiracy, grasp of ancient suspense Oliver Pötzsch brings the Mad King again to life.

An encoded diary by means of one in every of Ludwig’s confidants falls into the fingers of modern day rare-book broker Steven Lukas, who quickly realizes that the diary may possibly deliver him extra distress than funds. Lukas groups up with a stunning paintings detective, Sara Lengfeld, to enquire every one of Ludwig’s 3 well-known castles for clues to crack the diary’s code as mysterious thugs and Ludwig’s fanatical fans chase them at each step. simply what within the diary will be so explosive?

"This gripping mystery brings jointly the current and the prior with high-action experience in a daring, interesting storyline." —Shepherd Express (Milwaukee)

"Pötzsch makes shrewdpermanent use of Bavaria’s an identical of the Kennedy assassination during this very good stand-alone . . . Pötzsch’s subtle plotting and stable use of a real-life old puzzle position this a ways prior to so much Da Vinci Code wannabes." —Publishers Weekly, starred review

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Silent Kill

The new installment within the long-running Cliff Hardy thrillers

When Cliff Hardy symptoms on as a bodyguard for charismatic populist Rory O’Hara, who's approximately to embark on a crusade of social and political renewal, it seems like a difficult activity; O’Hara has enemies. yes adequate, a homicide and a kidnapping quickly reason the crusade to fall apart.

Hired to enquire the homicide, Hardy uncovers hidden agendas between O’Hara’s employees and strong political and advertisement forces at paintings. His research takes him from the pubs and brothels of Sydney, to the center of strength in Canberra, and the outskirts of Darwin. There he groups up with a inventive indigenous deepest detective and varieties an uneasy alliance with the attractive Penelope Marinos, previously O’Hara’s PA. A rogue intelligence agent turns into his objective and Hardy stumbles upon a bad mystery that pulls them right into a violent―and disturbing―confrontation.

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Light (Gone)

By Michael Grant

It's been over a yr considering the entire adults disappeared. Gone.

In the time given that every body over the age of fourteen disappeared from the city of Perdido seashore, California, numerous battles were fought: battles opposed to starvation and lies and plague, and epic battles of fine opposed to evil. Light, Michael Grant's 6th and ultimate publication within the New York Times bestselling long past sequence creates a masterful, arresting end to lifestyles within the FAYZ.

And now, the gaiaphage has been reborn as Diana's malicious mutant daughter, Gaia. Gaia is without end hungry for destruction. She yearns to beat her nemesis, Little Pete, after which bend the total global to her warped will. As long-standing enemies develop into allies, secrets and techniques are printed and unforeseen sacrifices are made. Will their makes an attempt to avoid wasting themselves and each other topic after all, or will the youngsters of Perdido seashore perish during this ultimate strength struggle?

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The Dark at the End (Repairman Jack)

By F. Paul Wilson

Bound by means of his promise to Glaeken, Jack has kept away from making any direct strikes opposed to Rasalom. yet issues have replaced so there is not anything keeping Jack in payment any further. different adjustments are taking place in addition. Jack is therapeutic at an sped up rate--much like Glaeken did while he used to be immortal. this may in basic terms suggest that Glaeken's time is sort of up and whilst he dies, Jack takes his place.

Rasalom maintains to plan opposed to the girl. two times she has died and back; a 3rd time and he or she should be long past, leaving a transparent direction for the Otherness to infiltrate this fact. yet Ernst Drexler, previously Rasalom's go-to man for logistical help, fears he'll be passed over within the chilly whilst the swap comes. He varieties an uneasy alliance with Jack, who's getting ready to stand their previous enemy.

Meanwhile, sunrise Pickering is looking for her supposedly lifeless child. the path leads her to a mansion in a distant ny coastal city, the place she discovers a fact she can have by no means imagined.

Now the level is determined for Jack's mammoth attack on Rasalom. Jack understands he is bought only one shot. yet it is not only a topic of taking away Rasalom: he additionally needs to appropriately retrieve Dawn's baby and reduce collateral harm. So, he comes up with a foolproof plan.

But fools are continuously with us….

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