Category Archives: Thriller

One Good Turn: A Novel

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By Kate Atkinson

"Atkinson's shiny voice earrings on each web page, and her sly and wry observations flow the plot as rapidly as suspense turns the pages of a thriller."-San Francisco Chronicle

Two years after the occasions of Case Histories left him a retired millionaire, Jackson Brodie has Julia, his occasional female friend and previous buyer, to Edinburgh for its well-known summer time arts competition. but if he witnesses a guy being brutally attacked in a traffic congestion - the obvious sufferer of an severe case of street rage - a sequence of occasions is determined in movement that might pull the spouse of an unscrupulous actual property magnate, a timid yet profitable crime novelist, and a hardheaded woman police detective into Jackson's orbit. unexpectedly out of retirement, Jackson is once more in the course of a number of mysteries that intersect in a single monstrous and sinister scheme.
"Compelling and continuously entertaining." -USA Today

"One reliable Turn crackles with strength and imagination." -Chicago Tribune

"Atkinson's tart prose sparkles." -Entertainment Weekly

"Entertaining either as a homicide secret and as a sprawling multi-character learn within the top post-Nashville tradition." -The Onion

"A awesome feat of storytelling bravado." -Washington Post

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The Collector (Back Bay Books)

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Hailed because the first smooth mental mystery, The Collector is the across the world bestselling novel that catapulted John Fowles into front rank of up to date novelists. This story of obsessive love--the tale of a lonely clerk who collects butterflies and of the gorgeous younger artwork pupil who's his final quarry--remains exceptional in its strength to startle and mesmerize.

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The Peripheral

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By William Gibson

The New York Times bestselling writer of such “high-tech dystopian thriller[s]”* as Neuromancer and Zero History offers his first novel because 2010.

Flynne Fisher lives down a rustic highway, in a rural near-future the United States the place jobs are scarce, until you count number unlawful drug manufacture, which she’s attempting to stay away from. Her brother Burton lives, or attempts to, on funds from the Veterans management, for neurological harm suffered within the Marines’ elite Haptic Recon unit. Flynne earns what she will by means of assembling product on the neighborhood 3D printshop. She made extra as a wrestle scout in a web video game, taking part in for a wealthy guy, yet she’s needed to allow the shooter video games go.

Wilf Netherton lives in London, seventy-some years later, at the some distance facet of many years of slow-motion apocalypse. issues are beautiful solid now, for the haves, and there aren’t many have-nots left. Wilf, a high-powered publicist and celebrity-minder, fancies himself a romantic misfit, in a society the place attaining into the prior is simply one other hobby. 

Burton’s been moonlighting on-line, secretly operating defense in a few online game prototype, a digital global that appears vaguely like London, yet much more strange. He’s received Flynne taking up shifts, promised her the game’s no longer a shooter. nonetheless, the crime she witnesses there's lots bad.

Flynne and Wilf are approximately to satisfy each other. Her international can be altered totally, irrevocably, and Wilf’s, for all its decadence and gear, will research that a few of these third-world forms from the earlier might be badass.

*New York Magazine 

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The Amber Room: A Novel

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By Steve Berry

The Amber Room is among the maximum treasures ever made via guy: a whole room cast of beautiful amber, from its 4 huge partitions to its finely crafted furnishings. however it can also be the topic of 1 of history’s such a lot exciting mysteries. initially commissioned in 1701 by means of Frederick I of Prussia, the Room was once later perfected Tsarskoe Selo, the Russian imperial urban. In 1941, German troops invaded the Soviet Union, looting every thing of their wake and seizing the Amber Room. while the Allies begun the bombing of Germany in August 1944, the Room was once hidden. And regardless of the easiest efforts of treasure hunters and artwork creditors from around the globe, it hasn't ever been noticeable again.

Now, robust males have set their top operatives unfastened in pursuit, and the search has began once again. . . .

Life is nice for Atlanta pass judgement on Rachel Cutler. She loves her task, loves her childrens, and continues to be civil to her ex-husband, Paul. yet every thing alterations while her father, a guy who survived the horrors of worldwide battle II, dies below unusual circumstances—and leaves in the back of clues to a mystery he saved his complete lifestyles . . . a mystery approximately anything known as the Amber Room.

Desperate to grasp the reality approximately her father’s suspicious dealings, Rachel takes to the air for Germany, with Paul shut in the back of. almost immediately after arriving, they locate themselves concerned with a solid of shadowy characters who all declare to proportion their quest. yet as they examine extra concerning the heritage of the treasure they search, Rachel and Paul become aware of they’re in far more than their heads. Locked in a treacherous video game with ruthless expert killers and embroiled in a treasure hunt of epic proportions, Rachel and Paul by surprise locate themselves on a collision direction with the forces of strength, evil, and heritage itself.

A magnificent event and a scintillating story of intrigue, deception, artwork, and homicide, The Amber Room is a vintage story of suspense—and the debut of a powerful new voice on the earth of the overseas thriller.

From the Hardcover edition.

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House Justice (Joe De Marco)

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By Mike Lawson

In his thrillers starring Joe DeMarco, Mike Lawson has made a reputation for himself as some of the most unique and insightful writers targeting the soiled video games performed in our nation’s capital. In House Justice, an American protection contractor is going to Iran to promote missile expertise, and the CIA is aware all approximately it due to a undercover agent in Tehran. however the tale is leaked to an bold journalist and the undercover agent is burned, brutally tortured, and executed.

The director of the CIA isn’t approximately to permit the callous sacrifice of his beneficial secret agent move unpunished. DeMarco’s boss, Speaker of the home John Fitzpatrick Mahoney has his personal purposes to unravel the leak: he as soon as had a fling with the journalist, and now that she’s in penal complex for refusing to bare her resource, she is threatening to inform all except he is helping get her out.

DeMarco and the CIA aren’t the single ones searching for the resource of the leak. another person desires to avenge the spy’s loss of life, and is tailing DeMarco hoping he’ll lead him to his prey. House Justice is vintage Mike Lawson— interesting characters, inside-the-beltway intrigue, and a gripping plot choked with surprises.

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Close Reach

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By Jonathan Moore

In a riveting story of suspense and terror at the excessive seas, Bram Stoker Award nominee Jonathan Moore pits people opposed to nature—and anything a ways deadlier: one another.
 
Kelly Pratihari-Reid and her husband sail their yacht into Antarctic waters, considering their gravest issues might be ice and storms—and their cracked marriage. A British woman shrieking throughout a short-range VHF frequency ends that phantasm. It’s coming, she screams. It observed us and it’s coming back! Her voice is drowned by way of a tide of signal-jamming static, and Kelly sees a objective at the radar display: a boat is coming for them.
 
therefore starts off an unforgettable cat-and-mouse online game throughout stormy polar seas and dire landfalls. Kelly’s pursuers will try her to the boundaries of her endurance—and past. For the send in her wake is crewed via pirates, with a tender chief proficient to take advantage of the main sadistic tortures in pursuit of his final target . . . a objective as stunning because it is horrific.

Praise for Close Reach
 
“This is the type of horror that would make your center race.”Examiner.com
 
“Mind-blowing . . . i began studying it and didn’t cease until eventually I finished.”—Cabin Goddess
 
“A visceral edge-of-the-seat curler coaster ride.”—The Novel Pursuit
 
“A ebook that might attract crusing fans, horror fanatics or both!”—To learn or to not learn isn't really a Question
 
“Pure adrenaline . . . certainly steered for lovers of darkish thrillers.”—Pamelibrarian

“Set at the icy polar seas, bristling with suspense, Jonathan Moore’s Close Reach is as scary and claustrophobic as any haunted apartment tale. The plot pitches and yaws with twist after twist, and via midpoint the reader is a goner. depart the lighting fixtures on, lock the doorways, feed the cats, this is often an impossible to resist page-turner of the 1st order. hugely recommended!”—Jay Bonansinga, New York Times bestselling co-author of The jogging lifeless: Fall of the Governor, half Two and writer of The Sinking of the Eastland

“Readers will desire their sea legs for this highly stress-free, roller-coaster voyage of a unique. Close Reach is a brutal story of redemption and revenge with a heroine to root for at each surprising twist and switch. Jonathan Moore’s writing is as wealthy because it is uncooked and thrilling—and storms alongside at a breakneck velocity that might depart you gasping for air.”—Frazer Lee, Bram Stoker Award–nominated writer of The Lamplighters, Panic Button, and The Jack within the Green

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Last Light

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By Alex Scarrow

A terrifying apocalyptic mystery from the single of the brightest stars of the genre...

It appears a truly common Monday morning. yet within the area of just a couple of days, the world's oil provides were severed and at a scary speed issues start to resolve far and wide. And this is often no ordinary catastrophe: somebody is in the back of this.

Jenny is caught in Manchester, battling desperately opposed to the emerging chaos to come back to London, the place her youngsters are marooned as occasions start to spiral uncontrolled: riots, raging fires, looting, rape and homicide. within the area of per week, London is remodeled right into a lawless and anarchic imaginative and prescient of hell.

Jenny's estranged husband, oil engineer Andy Sutherland, is stranded in Iraq with a firm of British infantrymen, desirous to have the ability domestic to his relatives, trapped as shipping hyperlinks and the very infrastructure of lifestyle start to cave in round him.

And opposed to all this, a mysterious guy is monitoring Andy's kin. he will silence a person who could possibly show the identities of these in the back of this worldwide catastrophe. apparently an identical those that now have a stranglehold at the way forward for civilisation have flexed their muscular tissues earlier than, at different major tipping issues in heritage, and they're ready to do something to maintain their mystery - and their energy - secure.

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Hostage Tower (Alistair MacLean's UNACO)

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Introducing UNACO – the United international locations Anti Crime business enterprise – an elite workforce of brokers who conflict the world’s deadliest criminals. while the undertaking appears very unlikely, the realm calls upon UNACO.

The so much inventive felony on the earth has get a hold of his so much astonishing make the most, to kidnap the mummy of the president of the us and carry her and the Eiffel Tower to ransom.

He hires for his team:
• a most sensible guns professional, who can scouse borrow and use the latest, such a lot mystery army equipment
• the simplest cat burglar, who can scale any heights
• a guy whose amazing power and ingenuity will overcome any obstacle.

Faced with this audacious crime of the century, the world’s most sensible politicians can basically flip to UNACO and its team.

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Before I Go to Sleep: A Novel

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By S. J. Watson

“Thebest debut novel I’ve ever read.”—Tess Gerritsen,bestselling writer of the Rizzoli & Isles series

“Anexceptional mystery. It left my nerves jangling for hours after i ended thelast page.” —Dennis Lehane, New York occasions bestselling writer of Moonlight Mile

S. J. Watson makes his robust debutwith this  compelling, fast paced  mental thriller,reminiscent of Shutter Island and Memento, in which an amnesiac who,following a mysterious coincidence, can't be mindful her earlier or shape newmemories, desperately attempts to discover the reality approximately who she is—and whoshe can trust.

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Until Proven Guilty (J. P. Beaumont Novel)

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By J. A. Jance

The little lady used to be a treasure who must have been adored, no longer murdered. She was once in simple terms five-too younger to die-and murder Detective J.P. Beaumont of the Seattle Police division isn′t going to relaxation till her killer will pay dearly. yet Beaumont′s personal obsessions and demons might turn out harmful partners in a murky international of blind religion and spiritual fanaticism. And he's approximately to determine that he himself is the objective of a twisted ardour . . . and a love that may kill.

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