Tag: Suspense fiction

First Family

From Publishers Weekly Starred Review. Plenty of intense action drives bestseller Baldacci’s stellar fourth novel to feature former Secret Service agents Michelle Maxwell and Sean King (after Simple Genius). Maxwell and King, D.C. PIs, step on the toes of everyone, including the FBI and the Secret Service. They even manage to bruise the ego of First Lady Jane Cox, who hires them after her 12... »

Final Target

Getting shot during his morning jog through San Francisco’s posh Pacific Heights neighborhood may be one of attorney Jack Burch’s lesser problems, as his best friend, cop-turned-PI Graham Gage, swiftly discovers in Gore’s promising, Bourne-again debut. Among other problems Burch faces while he remains in intensive care are a violent robbery at his law office; pressure from Russia... »

15 – Secrets to the Grave

#1 New York Times bestselling author Tami Hoag returns with her second thriller in the Deeper than the Dead microseries, exploring the early days of forensic investigation, the characteristics of innocence-and the nature of evil. Marissa Fordham had a past full of secrets, a present full of lies. Everyone knew of her, but no one knew her. When Marissa is found brutally murdered, with her young dau... »

Kindred in Death

From Publishers Weekly New York City law officers have more technological weapons at their disposal in bestseller Robb’s snappy near-future series, but so do criminals, including the sadistic rapist killer who strikes down Deena MacMasters, the 16-year-old daughter of police captain Jonah MacMasters, in the 30th full-length novel to feature homicide detective Lt. Eve Dallas (after Promises i... »

Promises in Death

#1 New York Times– bestselling author J. D. Robb takes us to the New York City of 2060, where Lieutenant Eve Dallas faces down a cop killer.A Amarylis Coltraine may have recently transferred to the New York City police force from Atlanta, but she’s been a cop long enough to know how to defend herself against an assailant. When she’s taken down just steps away from her apartment, killed... »

The Courage Tree

Amazon.com Review If you start your novel with a terminally ill child and a last-chance herbal remedy, chances are you’ve got a story. If you have the terminally ill child survive a car accident and become lost in the remote West Virginia woods you’ve got some stressful reading. If, for kicks, you put a psychopathic murderer in the woods, you’ve got Diane Chamberlain’s nail... »

Dark Places

I have a meanness inside me, real as an organ. Libby Day was seven when her mother and two sisters were murdered in “The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas.” As her family lay dying, little Libby fled their tiny farmhouse into the freezing January snow. She lost some fingers and toes, but she survived–and famously testified that her fifteen-year-old brother, Ben, was the killer. Twent... »

The Aztec Heresy

Product Description An ancient secret. A lost city. A treasure that could change the world. In search of a Spanish galleon in the Caribbean, archaeologist Finn Ryan and her partner Lord Billy Pilgrim find evidence of a lost Aztec Codex. The invaluable book created by 15th- century explorer and accused heretic Hernan Cortez is said to reveal the secret location of the lost City of Gold. But they ar... »

The Madman’s Tale

It’s been twenty years since Western State Hospital was closed down and the last of its inmates reintegrated into society. Francis Petrel was barely out of his teens when his family committed him to the asylum, after his erratic behavior culminated in a terrifying outburst. Now middle-aged, he leads an aimless, solitary life housed in a cheap apartment, periodically tended to by his sisters,... »

Dirk Pitt 3.Iceberg

SUMMARY:Frozen inside a million-ton mass of ice–the charred remains of a long-missing luxury yacht, vanished en route to a secret White House rendezvous. The only clue to the ship’s priceless–and missing–cargo: nine ornately carved rings and the horribly burned bodies of its crew. »

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