By Phillip Margolin
Private investigator Dana Cutler needs to take down a crafty psychopath prior to he can pull off the fitting crime, in Sleight of Hand, a singular of suspense from Phillip Margolin, New York Times bestselling writer of Capitol Murder and Supreme Justice.
Charles Benedict – charismatic felony safety legal professional, novice illusionist, hit guy – has played his maximum sleight of hand but: framing a millionaire for the homicide of his a lot more youthful wife.
When Horace Blair married Carrie, the prosecutor in his DUI trial, he made her signal a prenuptial contract making certain her twenty million cash if she remained devoted for the 1st ten years of marriage. only one week sooner than their 10th anniversary, Carrie disappears, and Horace is charged together with her homicide. eager to transparent his identify, the millionaire hires D.C.’s so much ruthless protection legal professional – Charles Benedict.
P.I. Dana Cutler is within the Pacific Northwest at the path of a stolen relic courting from the Ottoman Empire. Hitting a useless finish sends her again to Virginia confused and dissatisfied – and instantly into the case of Horace and Carrie Blair.
Now Dana needs to conjure a couple of methods of her personal to reveal Benedict’s plot, earlier than he can paintings his lethal magic on her...
By Robert Crais
The day begins like all different in L.A. The sunlight burns scorching because the Santa Ana winds blow ash from mountain fires to coat the glittering urban. yet for personal investigator Joe Pike, town is just not an identical back. His ex-lover, Karen Garcia, is lifeless, brutally murdered with a gun shot to the head.
Now Karen's strong father calls on Pike (a former cop) and his accomplice, Elvis Cole, to maintain a watch at the LAPD as they look for his daughter's killer--because within the luminous urban of Angels, each person has secrets and techniques, or even the robust blue have whatever to conceal. yet what begins as a bit procedural hand-holding becomes a dangerous video game of cat-and-mouse. For a gloomy net of conspiracy threatens to smash Pike and Cole's twelve-year friendship--if no longer their lives. And L.A. simply may be making a song their dirge.
By G. T. Almasi
In essentially the most intriguing debuts in years, G. T. Almasi has fused the difficult cat-and-mouse video games of a John le Carré novel with the brash type of comedian publication superheroes to create a kick-ass trade historical past that reimagines the chilly warfare as a conflict of spies with organic, chemical, and technological enhancements.
Nineteen-year-old Alix Nico, a self-described “million-dollar homicide machine,” is a emerging big name in ExOps, a covert-action service provider that aggressively shields the USA from its 3 nice enemies: the Soviet Union, higher Germany, and the Nationalist Republic of China. instead of probability one other all-out conflict, the 4 superpowers have poured their assets into growing superspies often called Levels.
Alix is likely one of the preferred younger American degrees. That’s no shock: Her dad used to be America’s most sensible point ahead of he used to be captured and killed 8 years in the past. but if an impulsive selection explodes—literally—in her face, Alix uncovers a conspiracy that pushes her to her limits and will disillusioned the worldwide stability of energy forever.
“Smart, sassy, and heavily attractive: a beautiful debut.”—Jeff lengthy, New York Times bestselling writer of The Descent
By Jerry Langton
Sometimes, you're making undesirable choices.
Sometimes, undesirable offerings are made for you.
Ned "Crash" Aiken concept he had made a fresh holiday. He had grew to become on his biker brothers within the Sons of devil and entered the FBI's witness security software, in simple terms to finish up in a special type of criminal, one in all mediocre paintings and inexpensive residences. He then fell in with the Russian mob, studying their brutal code first-hand and fleeing their association whilst the stakes acquired too excessive. among the FBI, the Sons and the Russians, there are various those that are looking to get their palms at the innocent-looking ex-drug trafficker.
Now he is in Mexico, attempting to pass instantly and remain alive. yet Mexico isn't the same as the us. it's not even love it was once in its heyday as a playground for prosperous gringos to holiday or university childrens to celebration at the affordable. Ned isn't any stranger to medicines, violence and brutality, and what he sees in Mexico he can in basic terms try and ignore.
But even whereas Ned attempts his most sensible to brain his personal enterprise, he's compelled again into the underworld opposed to his will. He unearths himself on the mercy of a cartel and its infamous chief, and now the sport is simply approximately survival. yet how will you play the sport whilst there are not any rules?
From the writer of the best-selling Gangland, a searing examine the Mexican cartels, Dead Biker is a worrying tale approximately sizeable energy and indiscriminate brutality, and lives held hostage in additional methods than one.
By Brian Haig
Within the worst case of treason in U.S. historical past, normal William Morrison has been charged with a wide ranging array of crimes. Oddsmakers supply Sean Drummond 0 probability of saving his buyer from a loss of life sentence. besides the fact that, his legal responsibility runs deeper than just expert: Morrison's spouse, a CIA government, has begged Sean to avoid wasting her husband, and Drummond does not are looking to disappoint his past love. regardless of ever-more-damning intelligence leaks that paint Morrison as worse than Bene- dict Arnold, Drummond bulls forward and springs to suspect that this straightforward case of treason is absolutely a chess video game being performed on the maximum degrees by means of the easiest and brightest-one during which Morrison is basically a pawn.
By Tom Clancy, Grant Blackwood
Tom Clancy returns with a number one New York Times bestseller that would remind readers why he's the stated grasp of overseas intrigue and nonstop army action.
It is The Campus. Secretly created lower than the management of President Jack Ryan, its sole objective is to do away with terrorists and those that defend them. formally, it has no connection to the yankee government—a necessity in a time whilst these in strength reflect on themselves above such arcane beliefs as loyalty, justice, and wrong or right.
Now covert intelligence professional Jack Ryan Jr. and his compatriots on the Campus—joined via black ops warriors John Clark and “Ding” Chavez—have arise opposed to their maximum foe: a sadistic killer referred to as the Emir. Mastermind of numerous bad assaults, the Emir has eluded seize through each legislation enforcement organization on the earth. yet his maximum devastation is but to be unleashed as he plans a enormous strike on the center of the United States.
On the path of the Emir, Jack Ryan Jr. will locate himself following in his mythical father’s footsteps on a manhunt that would take him and his allies around the globe, into the shadowy arenas of political gamesmanship, and again onto U.S. soil in a race to avoid the potential fall of the West…
By John Sandford
He feels like this sort of great guy. You’d by no means wager what was once occurring in his mind…
Art heritage professor James Qatar has a pastime: he's taking mystery images of girls to gasoline extra complicated fantasies. whilst he’s on my own. in the back of locked doorways. Then sooner or later, he is going a step extra and... good, something ends up in one other. Qatar has no selection. He has to kill her. and also you comprehend whatever? He likes it.
When Deputy leader Lucas Davenport takes the case, he assumes it’ll be ordinary police paintings. He couldn’t be extra flawed. because the research path takes a few unforeseen turns, it turns into transparent that not anything is simple approximately this killer, his sufferers, or his causes. And to forestall him Lucas has no selection yet to stroll correct into his lair.
WITH a brand new advent via JOHN SANDFORD