Tag: suspense

The Escape Artist

“Meltzer is a master and this is his best. Not since The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo have you seen a character like this. Get ready to meet Nola. If you’ve never tried Meltzer, this is the one.”–Harlan Coben WHO IS NOLA BROWN? Nola is a mystery Nola is trouble. And Nola is supposed to be dead. Her body was found on a plane that mysteriously fell from the sky as it left a se... »

Riley Paige 11-Once Buried

“A masterpiece of thriller and mystery! The author did a magnificent job developing characters with a psychological side that is so well described that we feel inside their minds, follow their fears and cheer for their success. The plot is very intelligent and will keep you entertained throughout the book. Full of twists, this book will keep you awake until the turn of the last page.” ... »

The Man Who Ended War

The Secretary of War of the United States receives a letter sent to his and all other nations, declaring that war has too long devastated the earth and the time has come for peace. It orders them to destroy their weapons of warfare and disband their militaries. The letter ends: “One year from this date will I allow for disarmament and no more. At the end of that time, if no heed has been pai... »

Primal Scream

Decades ago, Inspector Robert DeClercq suffered a tragedy when his young daughter was kidnapped and killed after he was unable to save her. Only now, with a young girl named Katt in his life, can he put his demons to rest. Until DeClercq’s Special X Team receives a shrunken head, heralding the return of the Headhunter — a psychopath who left a trail of headless bodies in his wake eleve... »

The Crystal Skull

From Publishers Weekly Edgar nominee Scott (_No Good Deed_) mixes adventure, supernatural phenomena and cryptography to create a fast-paced supernatural thriller. Mayan apocalyptic astronomical documents chillingly predict that the world will end on December 21, 2012, unless 13 crystal skulls are reunited. Cedric Owen, a 16th-century scholar and physician whose family has safeguarded one of the sk... »

The Sarah Roberts Series Vol. 7-9

The Sarah Roberts Series Vol. 7-9 – Three novels in One The Vigilante (Sarah Roberts Book Seven) During a five-month break in Toronto, Sarah has fallen for Aaron Stevens. When the police seek her help to find a serial killer who has operated in the Toronto area for more than twelve years, Sarah receives a series of messages from her dead sister, Vivian. As she closes in the on The Leap Year ... »

Fountain of Death

After twenty years in California, Frannie Jay-formerly Frances Jakumbowski-returns to her home turf: New Haven, Connecticut, a university town that has become rife with crime. The depressed aerobics instructor hopes to find new life at the Fountain of Youth – a workout studio whose weight trainer, Tim Bradbury, is the best in the business. But Frannie’s fresh start turns sour just before New... »

Deadly Beloved

Down the aisle–to death Armies on the eve of invasion could learn a thing or two about preparation from the denizens of Cavanaugh Street, who never do anything halfway. This time it’s a wedding that’s taking over the collective consciousness of the street…and bringing up painful memories for Gregor Demarkian. So when he’s consulted on a murder in exclusive Fox Run Hil... »

Bleeding Hearts

Demarkian attempts a good deed on Valentine’s Day: saving a neighbor from jail Psychiatrist Paul Hazzard was renowned for his insights into the human mind, until his wife was savagely murdered. She was stabbed to death with an ornamental dagger, a grisly crime for which Paul was tried but never convicted. Four years later, to escape his greedy family and his former mistress, Paul takes an un... »

Baptism in Blood

Bellerton, North Carolina is reeling from a hurricane, but it’s also devastated by another king of tempest that hits the town with equal force–a murder mystery with a macabre twist. An infant is found murdered on the grounds of Bonaventura, a controversial retreat for women, a place rumored to be a den of Satan worship–and worse. In pursuing the purse, former FBI agent Gregor Dem... »