By James A. Michener
In his successful most sensible vendor, James Michener unfolds a robust and poignant drama of six younger runaways adrift in a global they've got created out of desires, medicinal drugs, and commitment to excitement. With the definite contact of a grasp, Michener pulls us into the darkish middle in their inner most global, even if it is in Spain, Marrakech, or Mozambique, and exposes the bare nerve ends with surprising candor and countless compassion."A enhanced, picaresque novel...and a revealing replicate held as much as modern society."JOHN BARKHAM reports
By Jason Pinter
Am I my brother's keeper?If i would identified I had a brother, i would were. yet he is dead—shot point-blank in a rat-hole house, wasted through starvation and heroin. Stephen Gaines, a guy with whom I shared nothing…except a father.For a few cause this stranger who shared my blood got here to me for help…and I blew him off considering he used to be just a few junkie. Now i am compelled to query every thing I ever knew…and determine why this guy used to be murdered in chilly blood.All i will do for Stephen Gaines now's locate his killer—and with assistance from Amanda Davies discover the full, not easy fact. If it skill monitoring down a vicious drug kingpin—who may perhaps or won't exist—then so be it….
By Elizabeth Brundage
By the acclaimed novelist of All issues stop to Appear
“An extreme, provocative thriller.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Hedda Chase is a top-flight government manufacturer at Gladiator movies, fast-tracked within the company because she graduated from Yale. An competitive businesswoman, she lately pulled the plug on a movie venture initiated by way of certainly one of her predecessors. The screenwriter at the undertaking used to be Hugh Waters, a wannabe with a dead-end marriage and an afternoon activity at an assurance corporation. This script was once his price ticket out-until Hedda tampered together with his plans, claiming his violence was once excessive, his premise now not credible, and his finishing unbelievable. Hugh makes a decision to end up another way via staging his script’s finishing and casting Hedda Chase because the sufferer. He flies to la and reveals Hedda, kidnaps her, and locks her within the trunk of her classic BMW within the parking zone at LAX. He leaves the keys within the ignition, the parking price ticket at the sprint, and we could “destiny” take its course.
This is the set-up for a troubling, shrewdpermanent, lethal examine girls and photographs of girls, at media as a high-stakes online game and the marketing of a conflict as theatre. Brundage’s l. a. is an off-the-cuff battleground that trades carelessly in lives and desires. As consistently, her characters are advanced, astounding, and severe during this excessive pace, provocative novel.
By Ted Dekker
A Texas serial killer known as BoneMan is at the unfastened, making a choice on younger women as his prey, His signature: myriad damaged bones that torture and kill - yet by no means puncture. army intelligence officer Ryan Evans is married to his paintings; lots in order that his spouse and daughter have written him out in their lives. despatched to Fallujah and captured by way of insurgents, he's requested to kill teenagers no longer in contrast to his personal. the tactic: a meticulous, excruciating demise via damaged bones that his captor has pressured him to profit. Returning domestic after the ordeal, a brand new situation awaits. A serial killer is at the unfastened, and his approach to killing is similar. Ryan turns into a main suspect, which is not even the worst of his difficulties: Ryan's daughter is BoneMan's most recent wish. In a narrative that's devaststing in its ability and suspense, - Ted Dekker brings to undergo his skill to terrify and compel in BONEMAN'S DAUGHTERS.
By Chuck Logan
While former cop Phil Broker's naïve ex-wife, Caren, blows the whistle on her feckless moment husband, Keith Angland, a St. Paul cop creating a cool $2 million moonlighting for the Chicago mob, she unwittingly indicators her personal loss of life warrant. Unwisely for Caren, she not just shared her issues with dealer, she additionally informed Tom James, a reporter with fantasies of pulling off the correct crime. encouraged by way of the $2 million payoff she entrusted to his safekeeping, Tom kills Caren in an excellent frame-up that leaves her crooked cop-husband to take the autumn. overlaying all of the angles, Tom runs to the FBI -- "the enormous legislations" -- and wangles a brand new existence within the Witness security application. yet Tom's ideal plan does not expect dealer. Hard-edged and incessant, dealer smells a rat and is decided to set issues correct. yet to prevail, he is bought to find Tom -- a shrewdpermanent guy with a brand new id, a suitcase jam-packed with money, and the large legislation on his aspect.
By J. T. Ellison
He can actually love her just once her middle stops.Homicide detective Taylor Jackson thinks she's noticeable all of it in Nashville—from the Southern Strangler to the Snow White Killer. yet she's by no means obvious whatever as perverse because the Conductor. as soon as his sufferer is captured, he includes her in a tumbler coffin, slowly ravenous her to loss of life. basically then does he supply in to his attraction.When he is entire, he creatively disposes of the physique by means of reenacting scenes from well-known work. And related macabre works are being present in Europe. Taylor groups up together with her fianc?©, FBI profiler Dr. John Baldwin, and New Scotland backyard detective James "Memphis" Highsmythe, a haunted guy who has eyes just for Taylor, to place an finish to this horror.Has the killer long gone overseas along with his craft? Or are there "artists," competing to create the final word masterpiece?
By Pamela Callow
When Elise Vanderzell plummets from her bed room balcony one beautiful summer season evening, her young ones wake up to a nightmare.
Their mom is dead.
Their father is charged along with her murder.
Lawyer Kate Lange understands all approximately nightmares. She's survived the darkest interval of her stricken existence and the injuries are nonetheless uncooked. Now she's been passed a case that turns out totally unwinnable: protecting her boss, high-profile legal professional Randall Barrett. A prosecutor's dream suspect, Randall is a guy who used to be cuckolded via his ex-wife. a guy who couldn't keep an eye on his mood. a guy who had argued bitterly with the sufferer the day past in complete view of the children.
With restricted felony legislation event, Kate reveals herself enmeshed in a kinfolk fractured by way of doubt. Randall's teenage son is purpose on killing him. His daughter desires in simple terms to think secure back. And the complete felony group would favor not anything higher than to determine Randall obtain a public comeuppance. As Kate races to stick a step sooner than the prosecution, a silent predator is looking forward to the precise time to deal the ultimate blow.