Category Archives: Thriller

A Lonely Resurrection (Previously Published as Hard Rain and Blood from Blood) (A John Rain Novel)

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By Barry Eisler

Previously released as Hard Rain and Blood from Blood

All John Rain desires is to get out of the killing company. yet along with his discretion, his reliability, and his certain expertise for demise through “natural causes,” not anyone is prepared to permit him simply retire. So whilst an previous nemesis from the japanese nationwide police strength involves him with a brand new job—eliminate Murakami, a killer much more fearsome than Rain himself—he can’t refuse.

Aided by way of an achingly fascinating part Brazilian, part eastern unique dancer he is familiar with he shouldn’t belief, Rain pursues his quarry via underground no-holds-barred struggle golf equipment, mobbed-up hostess bars, and at last into the center of a shadow conflict among the CIA and the yakuza. It’s a battle Rain can’t win, but in addition one he can’t manage to pay for to lose—a conflict the place the differences among buddy and foe and fact and deceit are as murky because the rain-slicked streets of Tokyo.

A Lonely Resurrection used to be formerly released as Hard Rain within the US and Blood From Blood within the united kingdom, the second one within the bestselling John Rain murderer sequence.

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Long Time No See (87th Precinct)

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By Ed McBain

It’s a chilly November whilst James Harris takes his puppy, Stanley, for his or her ordinary rounds of panhandling. Blind seeing that Vietnam and married to a blind girl to boot, James realizes his incapacity pension and her part-time activity pass in basic terms up to now. the money he makes at the streets is desperately needed—yet it’s nonetheless no longer sufficient. yet after this present day it won’t matter…When Detective Steve Carella unearths James’ spouse murdered besides, her throat slit like her husband’s, it really is not a random crime. And whilst one other blind lady turns up lifeless, all Carella has to head on is the nightmare James informed a psychiatrist after coming domestic from the battle ten years in the past. What he reveals is a labyrinthine path of betrayal, intercourse, and a mystery worthy killing to maintain buried.

An intricately woven and perfectly layered mystery, Long Time No See is a stay cord within the 87th Precinct sequence via Ed McBain, the bestselling writer that folks journal describes as “a skillful author who excels at speed, plot, and, in particular, the complicated clockwork of a cop’s mind.”

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Hypothermia: An Inspector Erlendur Novel (An Inspector Erlendur Series)

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By Arnaldur Indridason

Inspector Erlunder has spent his occupation evading the phantoms of his earlier, and now he unearths himself two times haunted―first, at a séance attended by way of the sufferer of a suspicious suicide, and back through the puzzle of 2 children who went lacking thirty years in the past. there is additionally the ghost of the detective's disastrous marriage―which, regardless of the pleas of his drug-addled daughter, Erlendur refuses to confront. and there is his lingering obsession with the case of his cherished more youthful brother, who vanished and not using a hint after they have been boys. Erlendur can run from his ghosts for under goodbye, and after they eventually meet up with him, he's pressured to stand the devastating fact of his tormented past.

A tremendous novel of suspense from Iceland's frigid beaches, Hypothermia is Scandinavian crime fiction at its best.

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Sacred Stone (The Oregon Files)

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By Clive Cussler, Craig Dirgo

A energy which may break the world
A prize that males will kill to possess
Juan Cabrillo needs to locate it first...

opposing teams search a 50,000-year-old radioactive meteorite often called the Sacred Stone. Muslim extremists have stolen a nuclear gadget and want the stone to provide them the facility to vaporize any urban within the west. A megalomaniacal industrialist leads a bunch looking to perform the utter annihilation of Islam itself. And stuck among the 2 militant factions is Juan Cabrillo and his group, who needs to do no matter what they could to prevent the approaching doom...

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The Mayan Resurrection (Mayan Trilogy, Book 2)

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By Steve Alten

US identify: Resurrection - sequence is usually often called "Domain Trilogy" after US name for booklet One

After sacrificing himself to maintain the human race, Michael Gabriel is imprisoned in a torturous, purgatory-like measurement within the Mayan netherworld. The Mayan prophecy states that the Hero Twins - Michael's sons Jacob and Immanuel, born to his spouse Dominique the yr after his entrapment - needs to trip to the Mayan realm of their 20th yr to unfastened and resurrect him. but it additionally heeds a caution. Born an identical day because the twins is a depressing strength that threatens their future. This, The Abomination - the feminine yin to their yang - represents evil in its purest shape, and won't yield until eventually they succumb to its temptation.

Review
'With the storytelling sensibilities of Crichton and Cussler, Alten certain is aware the way to write a thriller' -Kevin J. Anderson.

About the Author
Steve Alten is the recent York instances bestselling writer of Meg: a singular of Deep Terror and The Mayan Prophecy. He lives along with his relations in Boca Raton, Florida.

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The Last Time I Died

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By Joe Nelms

Christian Franco is embracing the melancholy of divorce, doing not anything to sluggish the implosion of his profession, friendships, and relationships. He camps out at bars to select fights, discovering that obtaining his ass kicked permits him his in basic terms meditative moments, anything he explores with sardonic zeal.
 
Nine years of his youth are fullyyt repressed, a final result of his father killing his mom whilst Christian used to be 8. yet as Christian is crushed to loss of life in a bar brawl, his existence flashes ahead of his eyes and a protracted repressed reminiscence resurfaces: the hunch of his youth domestic, his father behind a cop automobile, and his mom being wheeled away on a gurney. Christian is resuscitated and springs alive with using goal. He needs to be aware of extra.
 
What follows is Christian's more and more determined makes an attempt to kill himself, be revived, and slowly piece jointly snapshots from his formative years to appreciate this rediscovered self-knowledge and locate the way it can assist him rebuild his existence and marriage. Alternating among calculated suicide makes an attempt and heartbreaking stories of a happier time, Christian revels within the underbelly of recent York urban in a staggering downward spiral.
 
Nelms captures Christian's stunning implosion in punchy, quotable prose, masking a Gotham from modern Midtown workplaces to seedy Bronx puppy fights. THE final TIME I DIED has the murky, teasing fact of Fight Club and the gleeful violence of American Psycho, but is fullyyt clean, in a voice all its own.

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The North Water: A Novel

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By Ian McGuire

"The North Water...is a very good white shark of a booklet ― speedy, terrifying, relentless and unstoppable."
Michiko Kakutani, the hot York Times

“Riveting and darkly brilliant….The North Water sounds like the results of an stumble upon among Joseph Conrad and Cormac McCarthy in a few run-down port as they give one another a protracted, bitter nod of recognition.”
Colm Toibin, The long island instances ebook Review

"[An] audacious paintings of old suspense fiction...It's the poetic precision of McGuire's harsh imaginative and prescient of the previous that makes his novel any such standout...absolutely transporting."
Maureen Corrigan, NPR's Fresh Air

A New York instances publication evaluate Editors' selection

A nineteenth-century whaling send units sail for the Arctic with a killer aboard during this darkish, sharp, and hugely unique story that grips like a thriller.

Behold the fellow: stinking, inebriated, and brutal. Henry Drax is a harpooner at the Volunteer, a Yorkshire whaler certain for the wealthy looking waters of the arctic circle. additionally aboard for the 1st time is Patrick Sumner, an ex-army health practitioner with a shattered popularity, no cash, and no more sensible choice than to sail because the ship's medic in this violent, filthy, and ill-fated voyage.

In India, throughout the Siege of Delhi, Sumner proposal he had skilled the depths to which guy can hunch. He had was hoping to discover transitority respite at the Volunteer, yet relaxation proves most unlikely with Drax on board. the invention of anything evil within the carry rouses Sumner to motion. and because the disagreement among the 2 males performs out amid the freezing darkness of an arctic wintry weather, the fateful query arises: who will continue to exist until eventually spring?

With savage, unstoppable momentum and the blackest wit, Ian McGuire's The North Water weaves a superlative tale of humanity less than the main severe conditions.

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Personal (with bonus short story Not a Drill): A Jack Reacher Novel

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By Lee Child

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Jack Reacher returns in one other fast-moving, action-packed, suspenseful ebook from Lee Child.
 
You can go away the military, however the military doesn’t depart you. no longer regularly. no longer thoroughly, notes Jack Reacher—and yes sufficient, the retired army cop is quickly pulled again into carrier. This time, for the nation division and the CIA.
 
somebody has taken a shot on the president of France within the urban of sunshine. The bullet was once American. the gap among the gunman and the objective was once extraordinary. what number snipers can shoot from three-quarters of a mile with overall self assurance? only a few, yet John Kott—an American marksman long past bad—is one in all them. And after fifteen years in felony, he’s out, unaccounted for, and sure drawing a bead on a G8 summit jam-packed with adequate global leaders to tempt any murderer.
 
If a person can cease Kott, it’s the fellow who beat him prior to: Reacher. And notwithstanding he’d quite paintings by myself, Reacher is teamed with Casey great, a rookie analyst who retains her cool with Zoloft. yet they’re dealing with a coarse street, jam-packed with ruthless mobsters, Serbian thugs, shut calls, double-crosses—and no backup if they’re stuck. the entire whereas Reacher can’t cease considering the girl he as soon as didn't keep. yet he won’t allow that that ensue back. now not this time. no longer Nice.
 
Reacher by no means will get too shut. yet now a killer is making it personal.

Praise for Personal
 
“The most sensible one yet.”—Stephen King
 
“Reacher is the stuff of fantasy, a good male delusion. . . . one in all this century’s most unique, tantalizing pop-fiction heroes . . . baby does a masterly activity of bringing his event to lifestyles with never-ending surprises and fierce suspense.”—The Washington Post
 
“Yet one other pleasing page-turner.”—Entertainment Weekly
 
“Reacher is often up for a great struggle, such a lot entertainingly while he is going mano a mano with a seven-foot, 300-pound monster of a mobster named Little Joey. yet it’s Reacher the trainer who wows here.”—Marilyn Stasio, The long island Times
 
“Jack Reacher is today’s James Bond, a mystery hero we can’t get sufficient of. I learn each once it appears.”—Ken Follett
 
“Reacher’s only one of fiction’s nice mysterious strangers.”Maxim
 
“If you love fast-moving thrillers, you’ll are looking to have a look at this one.”—John Sandford
 
“Fans won’t be dissatisfied by means of this suspense-filled, riveting thriller.”Library magazine (starred review)
 
“Child is the alpha puppy of mystery writers, each one new publication zooming to the head of best-seller lists with the speed of a Reacher head butt.”Booklist
 
“Every Reacher novel offers a jolt to the frightened system.”Kirkus Reviews

From the Hardcover edition.

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The Ascent: A Novel of Survival

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By Ronald Malfi

Having misplaced himself in severe activities because the loss of life of his spouse, sculptor Tim Overleigh joins a workforce of fellows bent on mountain climbing the Godesh Ridge in Nepal in an effort to cease his downward spiral, purely to discover what used to be imagined to be a trip dependent in Tibetan mysticism to be an test in terror.

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Naked Justice

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By William Bernhardt

William Bernhardt, the attorney-turned-writer who burst at the literary scene with basic Justice, is again with the main suspenseful, so much unique, such a lot awesome novel of his career.

Wallace Barrett used to be a faculty soccer hero who went directly to develop into mayor of Tulsa--the city's first black mayor, in reality. but if Barrett's spouse and younger daughters are chanced on gruesomely murdered, nobody doubts for an immediate that he is in charge. The mayor, finally, used to be obvious splattered with blood and fleeing his apartment instantly after the crime. the complete state watched on tv as Barrett sped clear of the police and smashed his motor vehicle right into a brick wall.

With proof like this, it is going to take one hell of a attorney to get Wallace Barrett off. that is why Barrett hires Ben Kincaid. Kincaid will not be the slickest lawyer in Tulsa, yet as he has confirmed again and again, he is obtained a knack for pulling off the impossible.

Impossible by no means regarded so difficult. Kincaid expected that the trial was once going to be an uphill struggle all of the way--but he wasn't bargaining on outright catastrophe. The media look enthusiastic about the case, as crack prosecutor Jack Bullock, Kincaid's former accomplice and now his sworn enemy, brings in a parade of professional witnesses--a DNA analyst, a blood professional, a scientific examiner--all of whom identify past a doubt that Barrett was once current on the crime scene. Then Bullock clinches the case through springing a shock witness with relatively damning testimony. Ben Kincaid understands it will take a miracle to avoid wasting this trial. A miracle that may occur provided that he places Wallace Barrett at the stand. . . .

As the trial progresses, new revelations explode like firecrackers, sending surprise waves during the city's felony and political institution. or even because the trial attracts to an in depth, Ben uncovers surprising secrets and techniques that precipitously tilt the scales of justice. clever, fashionable and engrossing from first web page to final, bare Justice is a virtuoso functionality via an absolute grasp of his artwork.

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