Tag: Psychological

Duplicity

There are three sides to every story: Yours. Mine. And the truth… Max and Alissa have a fairy tale life-newlywed, madly in love and enviously rich. Then Max is brutally stabbed to death at their home and Alissa, miraculously, escapes with her life. But why was she spared? The hunt for the killer begins, uncovering a number of leads-was Max’s incredible wealth the motive? Had his shady busine... »

The 1st Victim

It’s never an easy task matching a dead body to the scores of missing persons reports. Especially when no one seems to be looking for the victim. New Years Day is a time for new beginnings, but Minneapolis homicide detectives Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska are focused on endings: specifically, the tragic end of their latest murder victim, an unidentified young woman. Kovac and Liska are determine... »

The Door to December

The “scary and stylish” (Los Angeles Times) novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author. A call in the middle of the night summoned psychiatrist Laura McCaffrey out into the rain-swept streets of Los Angeles. The police had found her husband-beaten to death. But what of her daughter, Melanie, whom he had kidnapped six years earlier? At the brutal murder scene, the police lead L... »

The Forbidden Door: A Jane Hawk Novel

*When this relentless rogue FBI agent comes knocking, her adversaries will have to answer-with their lives-in the latest thrilling Jane Hawk novel by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Corner*. “Jane Hawk is arguably the best character Koontz has created.”-Associated Press** “We’re rewriting the play, and the play is this country, the world, the future. ... »

The Forbidden Door

She was one of the FBI’s top agents until she became the nation’s most-wanted fugitive. Now Jane Hawk may be all that stands between a free nation and its enslavement by a powerful secret society’s terrifying mind-control technology. She couldn’t save her husband, or the others whose lives have been destroyed, but equipped with superior tactical and survival skills-and the ... »

Mystery

From Publishers Weekly In a meaty tribute to mystery sub-genres, Straub ( Ghost Story ) serves up a coming-of-age tale, a country-manor murder mystery and a twisted knot of governmental corruption and cover-up. Ten-year-old Tom Pasmore, a rich resident of the Caribbean island of Mill Walk, is hit by a car and, in a near-death experience, sees visions of himself in the future. During his long recup... »

Shadow Image

The Underhill family has loomed over Pennsylvania politics for four generations as the most powerful in the state. Now, with their youngest son locked in a tight gubernatorial race, a simple accident threatens to derail the entire campaign. After Floss Underhill, the family matriarch, has been discovered alive after falling from a gazebo into a ravine, Brenna Kennedy gets brought in as a defense a... »

The Forbidden Door

*When this relentless rogue FBI agent comes knocking, her adversaries will have to answer-with their lives-in the latest thrilling Jane Hawk novel by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Corner*. “Jane Hawk is arguably the best character Koontz has created.”-Associated Press** “We’re rewriting the play, and the play is this country, the world, the future. ... »

Sing You Home: A Novel

From Popular author Picoult tackles the controversial topic of gay rights in her latest powerful tale. When music therapist Zoe Baxter’s latest pregnancy ends in a stillbirth, her husband Max decides he can’t handle any more heartbreak and leaves her. As she picks up the pieces of her life, Zoe is surprised to find herself falling for a school counselor who happens to be a woman. While... »

Slim to None

Smith, who has been both a diplomat and an intelligence agent, convincingly conveys what life is like on the streets and sands of Iraq in her compelling new thriller (after 2004’s Liar’s Market). Hannah Nicks thought she’d learned all about danger and sexism as a Los Angeles cop, but that was nothing compared to what she faces every day in Iraq as a hired gun for a private securi... »

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