The small town quickly proves more complicated and dangerous than Archer's years serving in the war or his time in jail. Within a single night, his search for gainful employment--and a stiff drink--leads him to a local bar, where he is hired for what seems like a simple job: to collect a debt owed to a powerful local businessman, Hank Pittleman.
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When a murder takes place right under Archer's nose, police suspicions rise against the ex-convict, and Archer realizes that the crime could send him right back to prison.
A Minute to Midnight An Atlee Pine Thriller 2Grand Central Publishing #ad - Atlee is determined to continue her search for answers, but now she must also set her sights on finding a potential serial killer before another victim is claimed. After a lifetime of torturous uncertainty, atlee's unresolved anger finally gets the better of her on the job, and she finds she has to deal with the demons of her past if she wants to remain with the FBI.
Fbi agent atlee pine returns to her georgia hometown to investigate her twin sister's abduction, only to encounter a serial killer in this page-turning thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author. Fbi agent atlee pine's life was never the same after her twin sister Mercy was kidnapped--and likely killed--thirty years ago.
A Minute to Midnight An Atlee Pine Thriller 2 #ad - But soon after atlee begins her investigation, a local woman is found ritualistically murdered, her face covered with a wedding veil--and the first killing is quickly followed by a second bizarre murder. Atlee and her assistant carol blum head back to Atlee's rural hometown in Georgia to see what they can uncover about the traumatic night Mercy was taken and Pine was almost killed.
. But in a small town full of secrets--some of which could answer the questions that have plagued Atlee her entire life--digging deeper into the past could be more dangerous than she realizes.
Redemption Memory Man series 5Grand Central Publishing #ad - Detective amos decker discovers that a mistake he made as a rookie detective may have led to deadly consequences in this compelling Memory Man thriller by #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci. Decker is visiting his hometown of Burlington, Ohio, when he's approached by a man named Meryl Hawkins.
. But then hawkins later turns up dead with a bullet in his head, and even Decker begins to have doubts. The case was open and shut, with rock solid forensic evidence. But solving a case this cold may be impossible, especially when it becomes clear that someone doesn't want the old case reopened. Someone who is willing to kill to keep the truth buried, and hide a decades-old secret that may have devastating repercussions.
Redemption Memory Man series 5 #ad - Now suffering from terminal cancer, it's his dying wish that Decker clear his name. It's unthinkable. Is it possible that he really did get it wrong, all those years ago?Decker's determined to uncover the truth, no matter the personal cost. Hawkins is a convicted murderer. But he's innocent, he claims. In fact, he's the very first killer Decker ever put behind bars.
The Night Fire A Renée Ballard and Harry Bosch Novel 22Little, Brown & Company #ad - And they soon arrive at a disturbing question: did thompson steal the murder book to work the case in retirement, or to make sure it never got solved? Written with the intense pacing and masterful suspense that have made Michael Connelly "the hard-boiled fiction master of our time" NPR, The Night Fire continues the unofficial partnership of two fierce detectives determined not to let the fire with burn out.
. Harry bosch and lapd detective renée ballard come together again on the murder case that obsessed Bosch's mentor, the man who trained him-new from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly Back when Harry Bosch was just a rookie homicide detective, he had an inspiring mentor who taught him to take the work personally and light the fire of relentlessness for every case.
The Night Fire A Renée Ballard and Harry Bosch Novel 22 #ad - As she begins her inqueries -- while still working her own cases on the midnight shift -- Ballad finds aspects of the initial investigation that just don't add up. The bond between Bosch and Ballard tightens as they become a formidable investigation team. Now that mentor, john jack thompson, is dead, and his widow gives Bosch a murder book, one that Thompson took with him when he left the LAPD twenty years before -- the unsolved killing of a troubled young man.
Bosch takes the murder book to detective Renée Ballard and asks her to help him discover what about this crime lit Thompson's fire all those years ago.
Blue Moon: A Jack Reacher NovelRandom House Audio #ad - He teams up with a fed-up waitress who knows a little more than she’s letting on, and sets out to take down the powerful and make the greedy pay. 1 new york times bestseller • in the next highly anticipated installment of Lee Child’s acclaimed suspense series, Jack Reacher comes to the aid of an elderly couple.
. The kind that comes along once in a blue moon. The odds are against him. But reacher believes in a certain kind of justice. And confronts his most dangerous opponents yet. Jack reacher is today’s James Bond, a thriller hero we can’t get enough of. Ken follettnamed one of the best books of the year by evening standard“this is a random universe, ” Reacher says.
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But you know what they say about good deeds. Now reacher wants to make it right.
The New Girl Low Price CD: A Novel Gabriel AllonHarperAudio #ad - Both men have made their share of enemies. And both have everything to lose. Filled with dark humor, the new girl is both a thrilling, breathtaking twists of plot, and an unforgettable cast of characters, page-turning tale of entertainment and a sophisticated study of political alliances and great-power rivalries in a dangerous world.
She was proper, the new girl, modest. In truth, her father is Khalid bin Mohammed, the much-maligned crown prince of Saudi Arabia. But there was something else about her …at an exclusive private school in Switzerland, mystery surrounds the identity of the beautiful raven-haired girl who arrives each morning in a motorcade fit for a head of state.
And it is once again proof that gabriel allon is “one of fiction’s greatest spies” Kirkus and Daniel Silva is “quite simply the best” Kansas City Star writer of foreign intrigue and suspense at work today. Her patent leather ballet slippers were glossy and bright. And when his only child is brutally kidnapped, he turns to the one man he can trust to find her before it is too late.
The New Girl Low Price CD: A Novel Gabriel Allon #ad - What’s done cannot be undone …gabriel allon, the legendary chief of Israeli intelligence, has spent most of his life fighting terrorists, including the murderous jihadists financed by Saudi Arabia. Together they will become unlikely allies in a deadly secret war for control of the Middle East. Once celebrated for his daring social and religious reforms, he is now reviled for his role in the murder of a dissident journalist.
The Guardians: A NovelRandom House Audio #ad - In this instant #1 new york times bestseller, John Grisham delivers a classic legal thriller—with a twist. Terrific…affecting…Grisham has done it again. Maureen corrigan, the Washington Post “A suspenseful thriller mixed with powerful themes. Associated pressin the small florida town of Seabrook, a young lawyer named Keith Russo was shot dead at his desk as he worked late one night.
Powerful, ruthless people murdered Keith Russo, and they do not want Quincy Miller exonerated. The killer left no clues. Guardian accepts only a few innocence cases at a time. In desperation, he writes a letter to Guardian Ministries, a small nonprofit run by Cullen Post, a lawyer who is also an Episcopal minister.
The Guardians: A Novel #ad - He had no lawyer, no advocate on the outside. For twenty-two years he languished in prison, maintaining his innocence. But the police soon came to suspect Quincy Miller, a young black man who was once a client of Russo’s. Quincy was tried, convicted, and sent to prison for life. There were no witnesses, no one with a motive.
But no one was listening.
Bloody Genius A Virgil Flowers NovelPenguin Audio #ad - Each carries their views to extremes that may seem absurd, right? Then a renowned and confrontational scholar winds up dead, but highly educated people of sound mind and good intentions can reasonably disagree, and Virgil Flowers is brought in to investigate . And as he probes the recent ideological unrest, he soon comes to realize he's dealing with people who, on this one particular issue, are functionally crazy.
Bloody Genius A Virgil Flowers Novel #ad - . Virgil flowers will have to watch his back--and his mouth--as he investigates a college culture war turned deadly in another one of Sandford's "madly entertaining Virgil Flowers mysteries" New York Times Book Review. At the local state university, two feuding departments have faced off on the battleground of science and medicine.
. Among this group of wildly impassioned, diametrically opposed zealots lurks a killer, and it will be up to Virgil to sort the murderer from the mere maniacs.
The InnLittle Brown and Company #ad - Its seclusion suits former Boston police detective Bill Robinson, novice owner and innkeeper. Then mitchell cline arrives, with a deadly new way of doing business. As long as the dozen residents pay their rent, Robinson doesn't ask any questions. The solitary inhabitants of the Inn will have to learn, before time runs out, that their only choice is between standing together -- or dying alone.
That's when robinson realizes, with the help of journalist Susan Solie, that leaving the city is no escape from the reality of evil -- or the responsibility for action. Teaming up with sheriff spears and two fearless residents -- Army veteran Nick Jones and groundskeeper Effie Johnson -- another resident, Army veteran Nick Johnson, Robinson begins a risky defense.
The Inn #ad - The inn at gloucester stands alone on the rocky shoreline. Neither does sheriff Clayton Spears, who lives on the second floor. James patterson's strongest team since the Women's Murder Club are the first responders when their seafront town is targeted by vicious criminals. His crew of local killers break laws, deal drugs, and bring violence to the front door of the Inn.
Lethal Agent 18 A Mitch Rapp NovelSimon & Schuster Audio #ad - But with washington’s political elite increasingly lined up against him, he knows he’ll be on his own. Isis recruits a mexican drug cartel to smuggle the bioweapon across the border, but it’s really just a diversion. If they succeed, they’ll trigger a pandemic that could rewrite the world order. The terrorist organization needs to keep Mitch Rapp and Irene Kennedy distracted long enough to weaponize a deadly virus that they stumbled upon in Yemen.
Rapp embarks on a mission to infiltrate the Mexican cartels and track down the ISIS leader who he failed to kill during their last confrontation. In the world of black-ops thrillers, Mitch Rapp remains the gold standard” Booklist, starred review. Slickly produced videos chronicling his progress and threatening an imminent attack are posted to the Internet, intensifying the hysteria gripping the US.
Lethal Agent 18 A Mitch Rapp Novel #ad - While politicians focus entirely on maintaining their own power and privilege, ISIS kidnaps a brilliant French microbiologist and forces him to begin manufacturing anthrax. An unprecedented and terrifying bioterrorism plot threatens to kill millions in the midst of a divisive presidential election in this new thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling Mitch Rapp series.
A toxic presidential election is underway in an America already badly weakened by internal divisions.
The 19th Christmas Women's Murder Club 19Little, Brown & Company #ad - Solving crimes never happens on schedule, but as this criminal mastermind unleashes credible threats by the hour, the month of December is upended for the Women's Murder Club. 1 new york times bestseller --if the Women's Murder Club can't be together this Christmas, a killer is to blame. And the news cycle is so slow that journalist Cindy Thomas is on assignment to tell a story about the true meaning of the season for San Francisco.
Avoiding tragedy is the only holiday miracle they seek. The medical examiner's office is quiet. Even the courts are showing some Christmas spirit. As the holidays approach, detective Lindsay Boxer and her friends in the Women's Murder Club have much to celebrate. Crime is down. Then a fearsome criminal known only as "Loman" seizes control of the headlines.