The Darkest Evening of the Year

Manhattan occasions BESTSELLER
Who can be with you within the darkest hour? Amy Redwing has dedicated her lifestyles to rescuing canines. however the distinct bond she stocks with Nickie, a golden retriever she saves within the most deadly stumble upon of her lifestyles, is deeper than any she has ever identified. in a single evening, their loyalty should be positioned to the attempt, and every will end up to the opposite how a long way they'll go-when the stakes flip lethal severe.

Show description

» Read more

Le nove chiavi dell'antiquario (Parthenope Trilogy, Book 1)

By Martin Rua

Gerusalemme, 1118. Alcuni monaci del neonato Ordine dei Poveri Cavalieri di Cristo, più tardi noti come Templari, fanno una scoperta inquietante nelle viscere del Monte del Tempio. Berlino, 1945. Un gruppo scelto di uomini si inoltra nella capitale del Terzo Reich devastata dai bombardamenti, in keeping with recuperare un prezioso manufatto. Napoli, 2012. l. a. vita dell'antiquario Lorenzo Aragona procede tranquilla, finché una giovane donna dell'Est, comparsa misteriosamente, lo trascina in una drammatica vicenda dai risvolti esoterici. Ma chi è veramente Anna Nikitovna Glyz e che cosa lega suo nonno al nonno di Lorenzo? in line with scoprirlo, i due iniziano un viaggio seguendo tracce e simboli da interpretare e decifrare. Un viaggio che, da Gerusalemme a Berlino, porta a Napoli e a Kiev, fino a Roma, e che presto think i contorni di una fuga. Perché tutti gli indizi che Anna e Lorenzo trovano conducono a un misterioso e millenario enigma... il Codice Baphomet. Cosa si cela dietro questo antichissimo arcano ideato e tenuto segreto sino a oggi dai leggendari maghi caldei?

Show description

» Read more

From Russia with Love (James Bond Series)

By Ian Fleming

James Bond is marked for dying by way of the Soviet counterintelligence enterprise SMERSH in Ian Fleming’s masterful secret agent mystery, and the radical that President John F. Kennedy named one among his favourite books of all time.

SMERSH stands for “Death to Spies” and there’s no undercover agent they’d wish to shame and break greater than 007, James Bond. yet ensnaring the British mystery Service’s so much deadly operative would require a entice so tempting even he can’t withstand. input Tatiana Romanova, a phenomenal Russian secret agent whose “defection” springs a seize designed with clockwork precision. Her venture: seduce Bond, then flee to the West at the Orient show. ready within the shadows are of Ian Fleming’s so much vividly drawn villains: crimson provide, SMERSH’s deadliest murderer, and the sinister operations leader Rosa Klebb—five toes 4 inches of natural killing strength.

Bursting with motion and intrigue, From Russia with Love is one of many best-loved books within the Bond canon—an rapid vintage that set the traditional for stylish literary spycraft for many years to come.

The textual content during this variation has been restored by way of the Fleming kin corporation Ian Fleming courses, to mirror the paintings because it used to be initially published.

www.ianfleming.com

Show description

» Read more

Mr. Mercedes: A Novel (The Bill Hodges Trilogy)

By Stephen King

WINNER OF THE 2015 EDGAR AWARD FOR most sensible NOVEL
number one New York instances bestseller! In a high-suspense race opposed to time, 3 of the main not likely heroes Stephen King has ever created attempt to cease a lone killer from blowing up millions. “Mr. Mercedes is a wealthy, resonant, tremendously readable accomplishment by means of a guy who can write in no matter what style he chooses” (The Washington Post).

In the frigid pre-dawn hours, in a distressed Midwestern urban, determined unemployed parents are covered up for a place at a task reasonable. abruptly, a lone motive force plows throughout the crowd in a stolen Mercedes, working over the blameless, backing up, and charging back. 8 individuals are killed; fifteen are wounded. The killer escapes.

In one other a part of city, months later, a retired cop named invoice Hodges continues to be haunted by way of the unsolved crime. while he will get a crazed letter from somebody who self-identifies because the “perk” and threatens a fair extra diabolical assault, Hodges wakes up from his depressed and vacant retirement, hell-bent on fighting one other tragedy.

Brady Hartsfield lives together with his alcoholic mom in the home the place he used to be born. He enjoyed the texture of dying below the wheels of the Mercedes, and he desires that rush back. purely invoice Hodges, with new, strange allies, can recognize the killer ahead of he moves back. they usually don't have any time to lose, simply because Brady’s subsequent project, if it succeeds, will kill or maim thousands.

Mr. Mercedes is a conflict among sturdy and evil, from the grasp of suspense whose perception into the brain of this obsessed, insane killer is chilling and unforgettable.

Show description

» Read more

Blood Memory: A Novel

By Greg Iles

Hailed by means of Dan Brown (The Da Vinci Code) for his "utterly eating" suspense fiction, New York Times bestselling writer Greg Iles melds forensic aspect with penetrating perception into the guts of a killer in a southern city.

Some thoughts dwell deep within the soul, indelible and hazardous, ready to be resurrected....Forensic professional "Cat" Ferry is suspended from an FBI job strength whilst the world-class odontologist is inexplicably troubled with panic assaults and blackouts whereas investigating a sequence of brutal murders. Returning to her Mississippi fatherland, Cat reveals herself combating with alcohol, tormented by nightmares, and entangled with a married detective. Then, in her formative years bed room, a few spilled chemical compounds display bloody footprints...and the trauma of her father's homicide years prior comes flooding again. dealing with the secrets and techniques of her earlier, Cat races to attach them to a killer's present-day violence. yet what emerges is the scary hazard that Cat herself has blood on her hands....

Show description

» Read more

The Touch (Adversary Cycle/Repairman Jack)

By F. Paul Wilson

Dr. Alan Bulmer discovers sooner or later that he can healing any disease with the mere contact of his hand, with out rational rationalization. even supposing he attempts to conceal it, observe necessarily leaks out and shortly Alan's lifestyles starts to resolve. simply wealthy, attractive, enigmatic Sylvia Nash stands by way of him, and Ba, her Vietnamese gardener, who witnessed such energy in his place of origin, the place it truly is referred to as Dat-tay-vao and continually comes with a value. support arrives unexpectedly―Senator James McCready deals using his family's clinical beginning to enquire Alan's energy. If it really exists, he'll again Alan with the total weight of the Foundation's overseas acceptance. Alan accepts McCready's supply. yet he has purely began to pay.

Show description

» Read more

The Litigators: A Novel

By John Grisham

The companions at Finley & Figg usually confer with themselves as a “boutique legislations firm.” Boutique, as in chic, selective, and prosperous. Oscar Finley and Wally Figg are none of this stuff. they seem to be a two-bit operation of ambulance chasers who bicker like an outdated married couple. till swap comes their way—or, extra safely, stumbles in. After leaving a fast-track profession and occurring a significant bender, David Zinc is sober, unemployed, and determined sufficient to take a role at Finley & Figg.
 
Now the company is able to take on a case that may make the companions rich—without requiring them to really perform a lot legislations. a category motion swimsuit has been introduced opposed to Varrick Labs, a pharmaceutical monstrous with annual revenues of $25 billion, alleging that Krayoxx, its preferred drug, motives middle assaults. Wally smells cash. All Finley & Figg has to do is locate a handful of Krayoxx clients to affix the swimsuit. It virtually turns out too stable to be precise . . . and it is.

Includes an excerpt of John Grisham’s Calico Joe and a unique preview of his upcoming novel The Racketeer 

Show description

» Read more

Jurassic Park: A Novel

By Michael Crichton

From the writer of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is often the vintage mystery of technology run amok that took the realm by way of storm.
 
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
“Wonderful . . . powerful.”—The Washington put up publication World
 
An remarkable procedure for improving and cloning dinosaur DNA has been stumbled on. Now humankind’s so much exciting fantasies have come real. Creatures extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park with their notable presence and profound secret, and all of the global can stopover at them—for a price.
 
until eventually whatever is going flawed. . . .
 
In Jurassic Park, Michael Crichton faucets all his captivating expertise and clinical brilliance to create his such a lot electrifying technothriller.
 
“Frighteningly actual . . . compelling . . . It’ll hold you riveted.”—The Detroit News
 
“Crichton’s dinosaurs are really frightening.”—Chicago Sun-Times
 
“Full of suspense.”—The long island instances ebook Review

Show description

» Read more

Loquela

By Carlos Labbé

"Begins to fuck together with your head from its first actual word."—Toby Litt

"Navidad & Matanza could be the hallucinogenic amalgamation of a César Aira plot with environment and characters conceived via Bolaño—if written utilizing Oulipo-style constraints. . . . With abundant mind's eye and commanding kind, Navidad & Matanza certainly marks Labbé as a tender writer from whom we should count on nice, attention-grabbing issues to come."—Jeremy Garber, Powell's Books

Loquela, Carlos Labbé's fourth novel and moment to be translated into English, is a story chameleon, a shape-shifting exploration of fiction's possibilities.

At a easy point, it is a distorted detective novel combined with a love tale and a thorough assertion approximately narrative artwork. past the silence that unites and separates Carlos and Elisa, past the sport that estranges the albino women, Alicia and Violeta, from friendly summer time evenings, past the future of Neutria—a urban that disappears with childhood—and past a Chilean literary flow that may be the final leading edge, whereas even as the best falsification, questions come up pertaining to who actually writes for whom in a novel—the writer or the reader.

Through an array of voices, overlapping storylines, a kaleidoscope of literary references, and a delirious, unique prose, Labbé carves out an area for himself between such nice form-defying Latin American writers as Juan Carlos Onetti and Jorge Luis Borges.

Carlos Labbé, considered one of Granta's "Best younger Spanish-Language Novelists," was once born in Chile and is the writer of a set of brief tales and 6 novels, considered one of which, Navidad & Matanza, comes in English from Open Letter. as well as his writings, he's a musician, and has published 3 albums.

Will Vanderhyden received an MA in literary translation from the collage of Rochester.

Show description

» Read more

Whisper

By Kathleen Lash

After an twist of fate at paintings, Keith returns domestic to heal. What he reveals is the gentle spoken girl who lives around the highway, operating his loved ones and taking good care of his brothers. whilst Whisper takes care of him too, Keith unearths it most unlikely to consider her wherever yet in his domestic. He believes he’s chanced on the only factor lacking in his life—someone for him. That alterations whilst he learns Whisper isn’t her genuine identify. She doesn’t paintings at a working laptop or computer corporation. Her sister is, in truth, her sister-in-law and Whisper’s being hunted via an ex-husband, inner most investigators and Federal brokers. logic tells him to guard his brothers, flip his again, and ignore the lady who lives a lie. each intuition screams for him to carry on and maintain her secure.

Show description

» Read more

1 26 27 28 29 30 500