By Michael Crichton
Mitten im Pazifik, tief am Meeresgrund verborgen, wird ein Raumschiff entdeckt. Ein US-Expertenteam soll die technologisch hoch entwickelte Konstruktion untersuchen, doch das riesige flying saucers gibt den Forschern zahlreiche Rätsel auf: Messungen ergeben, dass es schon seit three hundred Jahren dort unten im Meer liegt und während dieser Zeit eine tödliche Fähigkeit entwickelt hat …
By Matthias P. Gibert
Bruno Rühlemann wird vor seinem Haus in Kassel erschlagen aufgefunden. Der mit Preisen überhäufte Enthüllungsjournalist hatte einige Wochen beim größten Online-Buchhändler der Welt gearbeitet. Recherchierte er dort für sein nächstes Buchprojekt? Wollte er so mehr über die angeblich unmenschlichen Arbeitsbedingungen herausfinden? Hauptkommissar Paul Lenz und sein Kollege Thilo Hain stehen vor vielen Fragen. Und dann versucht auch noch jemand, ihre Ermittlungen zu torpedieren.
By Suzanne Berne
Good-looking and bold, Mirella and Howard Cook-Goldman have it all-two necessary kids, twin careers, an excellent outdated colonial condominium on Massachusetts's North Shore, a golden retriever. the single factor they lack is trustworthy baby care. input Randi Gill, despatched via family members ideas, Ltd., an organisation focusing on Midwestern women with instructing aspirations ("Could you be ok with something however the most sensible in your Family?. . . assured national FBI legal Fingerprinting and history Checks."). Randi's references are excellent. She's excellent. She cleans, chefs, sews, and makes her personal Play-Doh. the youngsters love her . . . nearly an excessive amount of. even though it's demanding for Mirella to observe Randi be triumphant with the kids the place she has failed, she can't deny the peace and order Randi has dropped at the loved ones. yet perfection is a tricky act to take care of, and shortly sufficient, there are ruptures. while occasions strength Mirella and Howard to bare the secrets and techniques they've been hiding from one another, the relations cataclysm catapults the nanny (who has secrets and techniques of her personal) right into a place of unnatural keep an eye on. In an ideal association, Suzanne Berne now fixes her attractions on modern, two-career relations existence. Overscheduled and crushed, today's mom and dad are determined for support. no matter what baby care they have the capacity to arrange, the preparations are hardly ever excellent. This suspenseful novel asks a question them all face: "Is there someone you could belief together with your kids?
By Dick Francis
Whilst a champion jockey disappears--right sooner than a massive race and the delivery of his child--Investigator David Cleveland bets on foul play.
By Brad Taylor
From Brad Taylor, New York Times bestselling writer of the Pike Logan Thrillers, comes an electrifying new novel...
Pike Logan and the Taskforce are used to being the hunters, yet this time they’re the hunted.
Intent on embroiling the USA in a quagmire that might sap its financial system and drain its legitimacy, Russia passes a possible weapon of mass destruction to Boko Haram, an severe Islamic sect in Nigeria.The Russian FSB believes the weapon, a relic of the chilly warfare, has deteriorated and is not any longer powerful, yet they're improper. Boko Haram has the skill for mass destruction, to be able to be set free upon a mess of unsuspecting innoncents on one of many world’s grandest stages.
Trying to discover who will be stalking them, Pike Logan and the Taskforce do not know what has been set in movement. yet there's one other mystery from the chilly struggle buried within the Russian FSB, and exposing it is going to suggest the variation among existence and dying for thousands.
By Ed McBain
Murders occur each day within the colossal undesirable urban. they don't seem to be this sort of titanic deal, you recognize. even if the sufferer is a urban councilman to boot often called Lester Henderson.
yet this can be the 1st time fats Ollie Weeks of the 88th Precinct has written a unique, ah definite. referred to as Report to the Commissioner, it follows a crafty detective named Olivia Wesley Watts, who, except being girl and narrow, is just like fats Ollie himself. whereas Ollie's responding to the squeal in regards to the useless councilman, his leather-based dispatch case is stolen from the again of his motor vehicle -- and in it, the single replica of his necessary manuscript.
Joined through Carella and Kling from the neighboring 87th Precinct, Ollie investigates the murder with all of the beautiful crudeness, insensitivity, and resolution for which he's well-known. however the robbery of his first novel fills Ollie with a renewed ardour for old style detective paintings.
Following the exploits of 1 of Ed McBain's so much liked detectives, this vigorous and complex novel -- the fifty-second within the award-winning 87th Precinct sequence -- is likely to be his top e-book yet.
In the agricultural peace of recent England, a battle online game recreates the slaughter of the Civil battle. but if the conflict ends, a true corpse is left it the Swine Brook; and an aristocratic yet impoverished innovative claims to have discovered a cache of "Cromwell's Gold".
When David Audley is named in, 17th-century secrets and techniques and the lethal online game of recent espionage conflict in a brilliantly complex mystery of bluff and counterbluff.
By Joshua Corin
Book 1 within the Esme Stuart sequence by way of award-winning mystery writer Joshua Corin.
If there have been a God, he could have stopped me.
that is the message stumbled on atop an easy institution in downtown Atlanta. around the road are the our bodies of fourteen blameless women and men, each one quick and cleanly murdered. The sniper Galileo is at the unfastened. He can finish a human lifestyles from thousands of yards away. And he's simply getting all started.
Where others see puzzles, Esme Stuart sees styles, and those outside-the-box inductive talents made her one of many FBI's best box operatives. yet she grew to become her again on all that 8 years in the past to begin a relatives and reside a typical existence. She now has a husband and a daughter and an extended Island domestic to name her personal, some distance faraway from the bloody streets of Atlanta.
But Galileo's murders expand and her beleaguered previous boss wishes the aid of his former protÃ©gÃ©e. yet how can she flip her again on her well-earned quiet existence? How might she ever be ready to justify any such option to her husband? To her daughter? And what is going to occur whilst Galileo turns his scope on them?
Originally released in 2010.
By Blake Crouch
From the writer of wasteland areas and Locked doorways comes this 40,000-word choice of six tales and novellas.
Perfect Little city – Ron and Jessica Stahl are an influence couple from California, on a Christmas vacation in Colorado. after they cease for the afternoon in sleepy Lone Cone, they're charmed via the old fashioned vacationer city. however the folksy hospitality will vanish because the sunlight drops in the back of the mountains. The Stahls couldn't have picked a worse evening of the yr to get snowed into this excellent little city with a dismal, darkish secret.
Serial – The vintage horror brief I wrote with J.A. Konrath, during which we flip our cognizance to the dual golden ideas of hitchhiking: # 1: Don't cross hitchhiking, as the driving force who alternatives you up should be certifiably loopy. # 2: Don't decide up hitchhikers, as the tourist you decide up can be a raving nutcase. So what if, on a few darkish, remoted highway, loopy number 1 provided a journey to Nutcase #2?
The Newton Boys' final picture – At 25 phrases, the shortest tale I ever wrote. however it packs a wallop.
The Meteorologist – Peter, a disgraced meteorologist and persistent wanderer, has traveled the rustic for years in his Winnebago, looking for the single factor that offers his lifestyles that means. He's simply arrived in the course of nowhere—Hokie, Kansas—for an analogous objective, but if he meets a waitress named Melanie, one other patient, he's confronted not just together with his first actual human touch in years, yet possibly an individual who can store him.
Unconditional – a talk among people—devastating, tragic, and beautiful.
The soreness of Others – Letty Dobesh, a stunning, degenerate thief, is clean out of the clink and again to her previous tricks—in this situation, burglarizing suites at a luxurious resort in Asheville, North Carolina. but if she's stunned via returning visitors on her final room of the day, she's pressured to conceal within the closet to prevent getting stuck, and inadvertently overhears a hitman being gotten smaller to homicide the spouse of a prosperous lawyer.
Six within the Cylinder additionally includes introductions to every tale by means of the writer, an interview with Blake, excerpts from his novels, and an excerpt of The stroll by means of Lee Goldberg.
By Mike Lawson
General Banks is reluctant to inform the FBI concerning the notice, partially for self-serving political purposes, and partially simply because he doesn’t are looking to harm the key Service’s popularity in accordance with anything that may rather well be a hoax. So he requests support from his buddy, Speaker Mahoney, and Mahoney assigns his guy DeMarco to figure out if the key carrier was once quite concerned. relocating at a breakneck velocity, and filled with lots of humor and suspense, The within Ring is a must-read for lovers of political thrillers.