Trial by Fire (Scott Dixon, Book 3)

By Harold Coyle

13 military officials, bored stiff with many years of corruption and bungling lower than the ruling progressive celebration, have decapitated the Mexican executive with one well-placed presidential aircraft crash. The Council of 13, as they name themselves, quickly and quite brutally set approximately carving the rot from the Mexican political and governmental constitution. The terrible and the center category love the recent cleanliness; the druglords and the paid-for police hate it. the U.S., stuck once more with out necessary intelligence, fails to appreciate the character of the revolution and falls sufferer to manipulation by means of the druglords, who create chaos with terrorist acts at the border. the one American who turns out to have the faintest concept of what's happening is television reporter Jan Fields, whose luck has put her in Mexico urban on the time of the coup. As Fields's experiences air, her lover, Lt. Col. Scott Dixon, heads along with his troops for southern Texas, unhappily acutely aware that he's approximately to participate in a battle which may convey merely ache and embarrassment to his kingdom. between his troops is Lt. Nancy Kozak, the Army's first woman strive against officer, who's approximately to determine what males have lengthy recognized: struggle is intensely complicated and punctiliously fascinating

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The Last Lie (Dr. Alan Gregory, Book 18)

By Stephen White

Fortunately Alan and Lauren Gregory usually are not at the visitor checklist whilst their prosperous new buddies carry a housewarming party-because the subsequent morning, a rape accusation rocks the city of Boulder. And even though Alan discovers he has a most unique point of view into what actually occurred after the party-he is probably not capable of cease the most important witnesses-and humans just about him-from being murdered...

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Splendors and Glooms

By Laura Amy Schlitz

WINNER OF A 2013 NEWBERY HONOR!

Newbery Medalist Laura Amy Schlitz brings her sorcery to a Victorian gothic mystery — a charming, darkly comedian story that will do Dickens proud.

The grasp puppeteer, Gaspare Grisini, is so specialist at manipulating his stringed puppets that they seem alive. Clara Wintermute, the one baby of a prosperous healthcare professional, is spellbound through Grisini’s act and invitations him to entertain at her celebration. Seeing his likelihood to make a fortune, Grisini accepts and makes a wonderfully gaudy front with caravan, puppets, and his orphaned assistants.
Lizzie Rose and Parsefall are dazzled through the Wintermute domestic. Clara turns out to have every little thing they lack — adoring mom and dad, heat, and lots to devour. in reality, Clara’s lifestyles is shadowed via grief, guilt, and secrets and techniques. whilst Clara vanishes that evening, suspicion of kidnapping falls upon the puppeteer and, by way of organization, Lizzie Rose and Parsefall.
As they search to puzzle out Clara’s whereabouts, Lizzie and Parse discover Grisini’s legal prior and get up to his evil intentions. Fleeing London, they locate themselves stuck in a capture set by means of Grisini’s historical rival, a witch with a perilous inheritance to shed sooner than it’s too overdue.
Newbery Medal winner Laura Amy Schlitz’s Victorian gothic is a wealthy dinner party of darkish comedy, sizzling magic, and the intense and bewitching storytelling that's her trademark.

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Ça

By Stephen King

Ça peut prendre los angeles forme d’un loup-garou, d’une momie, de sangsues meurtrières. Ou devenir un clown maléfique muni de crocs et de griffes. Ça puise dans les peurs de l’enfance pour attirer et dévorer ses victimes. Et tous les vingt-sept ans, il revient à Derby, petite ville du Maine. Un groupe de six garçons et une fille, le « membership des Ratés », y fera face une première fois. Puis une seconde, alors que les membres du groupe auront basculé depuis longtemps dans l’âge adulte. Ça est le chef-d’oeuvre de Stephen King, grand maître du fantastique contemporain. Un roman qu’on ne lâche plus, une fois commencé, tant l’immersion est profonde. Une intrigue complexe qui ne connaît aucun temps mort, une plongée dans le monde de l’enfance, ses douleurs et surtout ses peurs, une stress permanente. Tout y est précis, enchanteur, effrayant, magnifié par los angeles plume du maître. Ça déménage, c’est le moins qu’on puisse dire.

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Mind of Winter: A Novel (P.S. (Paperback))

By Laura Kasischke

Laura Kasischke, the severely acclaimed and nationally bestselling poet and writer of The Raising, returns Mind of Winter, a gloomy and chilling mystery that mixes household drama with components of mental suspense and horror—an addictive story of denial and guilt that's half Joyce Carol Oates and half Chris Bohjalian.

On a snowy Christmas morning, Holly pass judgement on awakens with the fragments of a nightmare floating at the fringe of her awareness. Something them from Russia. Thirteen years in the past, she and her husband Eric followed child Tatty, their lovely, black-haired Rapunzel, from the Pokrovka Orphanage #2. Now, at fifteen, Tatiana is extra attractive than ever—and disturbingly erratic.

As a snowfall rages open air, Holly and Tatiana are on my own. With each one passing hour, Tatiana’s temper darkens, and her habit turns into more and more scary . . . until eventually Holly unearths she not acknowledges her daughter.

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Gravity

By Tess Gerritsen

A tender NASA medical professional needs to wrestle a deadly microbe that's multiplying within the deadliest of environments -- house -- during this acclaimed blockbuster of clinical suspense from Tess Gerritsen, bestselling writer of Harvest, existence Support, and Bloodstream.
Gravity
Dr. Emma Watson has been education for the journey of a life-time: to check residing beings in house. yet her challenge aboard the overseas house Station becomes a nightmare past imagining while a tradition of single-celled organisms starts to regenerate uncontrolled -- and infects the gap station team with agonizing and lethal effects. Emma struggles to include the outbreak whereas again on the earth her estranged husband, Jack McCallum, works frantically with NASA to carry her domestic. yet there'll be no rescue. The contagion now threatens Earth's inhabitants, and the astronauts are stranded in orbit, quarantined aboard the station -- the place they're demise one via one...

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Dead Heat

By Dick Francis, Felix Francis

On the heels of lower than Orders, ?Francis once more proves himself a grasp. Wow.? (BOOKLIST)

Max Moreton is a emerging culinary star?until his site visitors fall sufferer to serious nutrients poisoning?and then a bomb blast rips throughout the luncheon he?s catering. shut calls are too shut for convenience, and Max vows to guard his identify, and himself, earlier than it?s too past due.

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Shadow of Power: A Paul Madriani Novel (Paul Madriani Novels)

By Steve Martini

New York Times bestselling grasp of suspense Steve Martini returns, ensnaring safety legal professional Paul Madriani in an internet of terror and demise being spun within the shadows of America's so much sacred and secretive institution—the excellent Court.

A author is savagely slain whereas on a exposure tour—a literary provocateur who craved headlines, yet whose final ebook could have long past too a long way. His revelations approximately mystery language buried within the U.S. Constitution—and tricks approximately an explosive lacking letter of Thomas Jefferson's—may be sufficient to reason an irreparable tear within the cloth of the country . . . and maybe drove a risky early life to murder. yet Paul Madriani thinks a younger guy with darkish connections has been selected as a scapegoat to hide up anything some distance deadlier that festers in America's political middle. And within the wake of the unusual disappearance of a perfect courtroom pass judgement on, Madriani needs to continue to exist lengthy sufficient to discover the devastating solutions hidden within the shadow of power.

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Eternal Empire

By Alec Nevala-Lee

An electrifying secret that may draw one girl right into a international conspiracy--and into the points of interest of 1 of the main risky males within the world...
 
Maddy Blume is a survivor. Years in the past, whereas operating as an paintings analyst in big apple, she used to be replaced perpetually via an come across with Ilya Severin, the thief and previous murderer as soon as often called the Scythian. Now, in London, she is gifted with an strange proposition: to move undercover as an artwork advisor to a Russian oil billionaire suspected of channeling gains to army intelligence.
 
As Maddy grows in the direction of her new boss, in spite of the fact that, she discovers that his pursuits expand some distance past common assets. he's out to form the way forward for Russia on an immense scale, utilizing the key of the legendary empire of Shambhala, in a quest that might lead Maddy on a violent odyssey throughout Europe and to the a ways fringe of the Black Sea.
 
but her involvement has no longer long gone disregarded. no longer by means of the key police. now not by means of her employer's opponents. And least of all by means of the Scythian himself...

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Seawitch

By Alistair MacLean

The story of homicide and revenge set on a distant oil rig, from the acclaimed grasp of motion and suspense.
SEAWITCH the big oil-rig is the hub of an outstanding empire, the satisfaction of its billionaire proprietor, Lord worthy, predatory and ruthless, has clawed his technique to nice wealth. Now, he cares for under issues - Seawitch and his high-spirited daughters. One guy understands this: John Cronkite, trouble-shooter for the world's most sensible oilmen and Worth's ex-victim, is spoiling for revenge. in a single terrifying week, Worth's global explodes.

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