By Brad Taylor
The first Pike Logan novel from New York Times bestselling writer Brad Taylor.
They name it the Taskforce. Commissioned on the optimum point of the U.S. executive. shielded from the prying eyes of Congress and the media. Designed to function open air the limits of U.S. legislations. informed to exist at the ragged fringe of human capability.
Pike Logan was once the main winning operator at the Taskforce, his instincts and skills unrivaled—until own tragedy completely altered his outlook at the international. Pike is aware what the remainder of the rustic will possibly not are looking to admit: the true probability isn't really from any kingdom, any govt, any terrorist crew. the true probability is one or males, managed through ideology, working independently, in ownership of a robust weapon.
Buried in a stack of intercepted chatter is proof of 2 such males. The transcripts are scheduled for research in 3 months. The assault is mere days away. it truly is their undesirable success that they are approximately to move paths with Pike Logan. simply because Pike Logan has not anything left to lose.
By Ridley Pearson
Deep within the middle of a heartless city... She might have been any homeless, anonymous younger lady attempting to break out Seattle's mean streets. other than the sixteen-year-old who stumbled into the guard that evening used to be lacking a lot of blood, and whatever much more vital... Somewhere among lifestyles and death... For police woman Daphne Matthews, it used to be strange sufficient to name on the best cop she knew... specifically whilst a search turned up greater than she knew... specifically whilst a search grew to become up extra mutilated corpses. For ex-homicide detective Lou Boldt, it was once the type of case he couldn't withstand. And for Elden Tegg, healer, only path to salvation... and immorality... Lurks the angel maker. And now, because the physique count number rises, tow cops test one final, determined ploy. yet they'd better begin praying. since it will take a miracle to cease a killer who is approximately to make one final, unforgettable contribution to humankind...
From the Paperback edition.
By Len Deighton
The mythical, incendiary novel of the movie again in print after two decades. A Hollywood Babylon for our time
Marshall Stone, foreign famous person and charismatic member of Hollywood's elite. Abundantly blessed with appeal, genius and wealth, the single reward he such a lot wants – eternal formative years – turns out inside his take hold of while an eminent author starts off the star's biography. yet painful thoughts and suppressed scandals threaten to show the fiction of his life.
Dazzled via flattery and numbed by way of threats, the biographer is stuck up within the big-daddy global the place books are homes, movies are investments, rankings are rigged, and stars and administrators are got and offered like slaves at an auction.
The rituals, the wheeler-dealing politics, and back-stabbing strategies of the richest on the planet have by no means been extra successfully portrayed. And on the middle of this glittering computing device, a super famous person who will do nearly whatever to stay untarnished.
This reissue incorporates a foreword from the canopy fashion designer, Oscar-winning filmmaker Arnold Schwartzman, and a new creation by means of Len Deighton, which deals a desirable perception into the writing of the story.
By Don Bartlett
One evening, after the year's first snowstorm, a boy named Jonas wakes up and discovers that his mom has disappeared. just one hint of her continues to be: a purple shawl, his Christmas present to her, now worn by way of the snowman that inexplicably seemed of their backyard prior that day.
Inspector Harry gap suspects a hyperlink among the lacking girl and a suspicious letter he’s acquired. The case deepens while a development emerges: during the last decade, 11 girls have vanished—all at the day of the 1st snow. yet this can be a killer who makes his personal principles . . . and he’ll holiday his development simply to continue the sport attention-grabbing, as he attracts Harry ever nearer into his twisted net.
By William Landay
NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE yr BY
Entertainment Weekly • The Boston Globe • Kansas urban Star
“A felony mystery that’s equivalent to classics equivalent to Scott Turow’s Presumed Innocent . . . Tragic and shocking, protecting Jacob is bound to generate buzz.”—Associated Press
NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER
Andy Barber has been an assistant district lawyer for 2 a long time. he's revered. fashionable within the court. satisfied at domestic with the loves of his existence: his spouse, Laurie, and their teenage son, Jacob.
Then Andy’s quiet suburb is surprised through a surprising crime: a tender boy stabbed to demise in a leafy park. And a fair higher surprise: The accused is Andy’s personal son—shy, awkward, mysterious Jacob.
Andy believes in Jacob’s innocence. Any guardian could. however the strain mounts. Damning proof. Doubt. A faltering marriage. The acquaintances’ contempt. A homicide trial that threatens to obliterate Andy’s family.
It is the final word try for any guardian: How a ways may you visit guard your baby? it's a try out of devotion. A try out of ways good a mother or father can be aware of a toddler. For Andy Barber, a guy with an iron will and a gloomy mystery, it's a try of guilt and innocence within the private sense.
How some distance may you go?
Praise for Defending Jacob
“Ingenious . . . not anything is predictable. All bets are off.”—The big apple Times
“Stunning . . . a unique that involves you all of a sudden and manages to maintain you studying feverishly till the whole lot is completed.”—The Huffington Post
“Gripping, emotional homicide saga . . . The surprising finishing can have readers pulling up their bedcovers to chase away the haunting chill.”—People
“The hype is justified. . . . incredibly severe, suspenseful, engrossing.”—The Washington Post
“Even with unforeseen twists and turns, the 2 narratives interlock just like the the teeth of a zip, development to a tricky and unflinching finale. This novel has significant movie written all over the place it.”—The Boston Globe
“Yes, this e-book got here out in January. No, we aren't performed speaking approximately it.”—Entertainment Weekly
By Dana Stabenow
It's fishing season, and Kate Shugak is operating with outdated Sam aboard the fish smooth Freya whilst Cal Meany floats up lifeless. His recognition as a womanizer, strike breaker, and abusive father guarantees that there are numerous suspects, a number of explanations, and really in all probability multiple assassin. whereas Kate investigates the killing, her aunties mend nets, function an unlawful fish camp, and impart cultural knowledge to Jack and his son Johnny. eventually, Kate reveals herself in grave probability, as even her aunts subscribe to the record of suspects.
By Carol O'Connell
It is 3 days prior to Christmas, and younger ladies have disappeared from the neighborhood academy. This hasn’t occurred for fifteen years, due to the fact Rouge Kendall’s dual sister used to be murdered. The killer was once chanced on, yet now Rouge, twenty-five and a policeman, is pressured to ask yourself: was once he rather the one? additionally brooding about is a former classmate named Ali Cray, a forensic psychologist with scars of her own. The development is identical, she says: a baby referred to as out to fulfill a friend. The pal is the bait, the Judas baby, and is instantly killed. however the basic sufferer lives longer...until Christmas Day.
Rouge doesn’t are looking to listen this. He’s spent the final fifteen years attempting to keep away from the
thoughts: consuming by myself, mendacity low, washing out of faculty and a promising first career. Now he could abandon legislations enforcement too—but whatever won’t allow him, now not yet. a bit woman has haunted his goals a lot of these years—and he has 3 days ultimately to place her to leisure.
By Kevin Bohacz
By Richard North Patterson
As soon as the prosecutor was once a tender legislations scholar. as soon as the lifeless guy used to be a good legal professional. Now Stella Marz stares on the physique of her former lover, putting from a doorway in a ugly tableau.
For Stella Marz, the hunt for Jack Novak's killer leads into one other strange murder case, again via her personal earlier and during the town the place she used to be born and the place now--a solid Catholic lady grew to become profession woman--she is in problem. someplace during this urban a hidden alliance of massive cash, tremendous plans, and darkish secrets and techniques is fueling a superb American revival. And by some means Stella Marz will deliver the darkness into the light--no topic what it finds, regardless of who it destroys. . . .
#1 ny Times bestselling writer Sidney Sheldon’s most well-liked and enduring heroine—Tracy Whitney of If the following day Comes—returns in a sensational sequel filled with ardour, suspense, and breathtaking twists.
Tracy Whitney by no means concept she desired to cool down. together with her clever and good-looking accomplice, Jeff Stevens, she’d been liable for a number of the world’s such a lot unbelievable heists, relishing the risk and depth of existence at the wild aspect. yet there's nonetheless something lacking from Tracy’s ideal lifestyles: a baby.
At first “going immediately” sounds like a brand new experience. yet because the months cross and Tracy’s longed for being pregnant doesn’t take place, she unearths herself longing for the adrenaline rush of the previous days. whilst a mysterious and gorgeous stranger enters their lives, Tracy and Jeff’s as soon as unbreakable partnership is by surprise blown huge open. Jeff wakes one morning to discover Tracy long past, vanished with no trace.
For greater than a decade, a damaged Jeff struggles to hold on realizing Tracy is available someplace. however the remainder of the realm believes Tracy Whitney is lifeless . . . till a chain of murders leads a tenacious French detective to her doorstep. 11 sufferers, in ten various towns, over 9 years—all of the towns the place Tracy pulled off a few of her such a lot significant capers. a person is concentrating on her, manipulating a sequence of annoying occasions and elevating terrifying ghosts she suggestion have been useless and buried.
Once back, this shrewdpermanent girl reveals herself out at the facet, enjoying the chances in a determined online game of roulette. yet this time, she’s received every thing to lose—including the guy she can't forget.
Tomorrow has come finally. however it isn’t the longer term Tracy bargained for . . .