By Tana French
The haunting stick with as much as the Edgar Award-winning debut In the Woods
Tana French astonished critics and readers alike together with her enchanting debut novel, In the Woods. Now either French and Detective Cassie Maddox go back to solve a case much more sinister and enigmatic than the 1st. Six months after the occasions of In the Woods, an pressing phone name beckons Cassie to a grisly crime scene. The sufferer appears precisely like Cassie and consists of identification choosing herself as Alexandra Madison, an alias Cassie as soon as used. all of sudden, Cassie needs to detect not just who killed this lady, yet, extra importantly, who's this woman? A anxious story of moving identities, The Likeness firmly establishes Tana French as a big voice in suspense fiction.
By Fred Vargas
On l’a peint soigneusement sur les treize portes d’un immeuble, dans le 18e arrondissement de Paris : un grand four noir, inversé, à los angeles base élargie. En dessous, trois lettres : CLT.
Le commissaire Adamsberg les photographie, et hésite : basic graffiti, ou threat ?
À l’autre bout de l. a. ville, Joss, l’ancien marin breton devenu Crieur de nouvelles est perplexe. Depuis trois semaines, une major glisse à los angeles nuit d’incompréhensibles missives dans sa boîte à messages. Un amuseur ? Un cinglé ?
Son ancêtre murmure à son oreille : « Fais gaffe à toi, Joss».
By Justin Richards
Matt Stribling is caught spending one other holiday together with his fantastic, but scatterbrained archaeologist father. His dad's home is usually a large number, so while Matt arrives to discover where grew to become the other way up and his father lacking, he isn't instantly frightened. yet a cryptic message and a few unusual sandy footprints fast convince Matt that every one isn't really correct. With the aid of a few strange relations buddies, Matt discovers that his father have been trying to find an old code, one rumored to have introduced down the Mayans, and even perhaps the fabled civilization of Atlantis. Now within the fingers of a madman utilizing excessive tech desktops to decipher it, the code is being readied for brand spanking new and sinister makes use of. Matt and his good friend, Robin, will traverse the globe, combating terrifying sand creatures and mercenaries alike of their efforts to prevent the chaos code from being absolutely reactivated―and dooming the fashionable global to a disaster now not noticeable because the days of Atlantis.
By Susan Wittig Albert
During this “intelligently plotted and deliciously descriptive story” (Publishers Weekly), nationwide bestselling writer Susan Wittig Albert tells the tale of a woman’s look for justice—and of her fight to reconcile the calls for of her enterprise with the needs of her heart…
Former big-city attorney China Bayles labored difficult to make her Texas herb store, Thyme and Seasons, successful. Now company is booming at her captivating new tea room, Thyme for Tea—but China is simply too distracted to enjoy her most up-to-date entrepreneurial triumph. while she’s now not attempting to spend extra time together with her new husband and stepson, she’s caring approximately her ally, Ruby, who simply hasn’t been herself in recent years. To extra complicate concerns, China has to around up a provide of mistletoe, the season’s preferred herb. it sort of feels a simple sufficient task—until her leader provider turns up useless…
By Susan Straight
A WASHINGTON POST most sensible e-book OF THE YEAR
From the writer of A Million Nightingales (“a author of outstanding presents and grace”—Joyce Carol Oates) comes a luminous new novel in regards to the forces that tear households aside and the binds that bind them together.
Fantine Antoine is a trip author, a career that retains her fortunately clear of her Southern California domestic. while she returns to mark the 5th anniversary of the homicide of her closest adolescence pal, Glorette, she unearths herself pulled into the tumultuous lifetime of Glorette’s twenty-two-year-old son—and Fantine’s godson—Victor. once you have considering a taking pictures, Victor has fled to New Orleans. along with her father, Fantine follows Victor, decided to aid him stay away from the felony destiny that he unexpectedly turns out destined for. in this trip her father will display the wrenching secrets and techniques of his prior, and Fantine should be forced to query the main crucial offerings she’s made in her life.
By Elizabeth Jenkins
Harriet Ogilvy is a tender girl with a small fortune and a psychological incapacity, making her the perfect goal for the good-looking and scheming Lewis Oman. After profitable Harriet's love, Lewis, with assistance from his brother and mistress, units in movement a plan of unspeakable cruelty and evil to get his palms on her funds. With consummate artistry, Elizabeth Jenkins transforms the naked proof of this situation from the annals of Victorian England's previous Bailey into a fully spine-chilling exploration of the depths of human depravity.
in line with the real-life 1877 case of Harriet Staunton, Harriet (1934) was once a bestseller and an enormous severe luck, beating Evelyn Waugh's A Handful of Dust to win the Prix Femina. This variation includes a new afterword by way of Dr. Catherine Pope.
"Like a chilly hand clutching on the heart." - Observer
"It is excellent. each note grips." - Manchester night News
"So fascinating that i'll hardly ever learn it." - James Agate, Daily Express
"Everything she writes spells for me an appeal that makes sober feedback subsequent to impossible." Gerald Bullett, Time and Tide
By Stephen King
A gorgeous NEW NOVEL FROM one of many BEST-SELLING AUTHORS OF ALL TIME!
The number one manhattan instances BESTSELLER!
Set in a small-town North Carolina leisure park in 1973, Joyland tells the tale of the summer time within which university pupil Devin Jones involves paintings as a carny and confronts the legacy of a vicious homicide, the destiny of a death baby, and the methods either will swap his existence forever.
"I love crime, i like mysteries, and that i love ghosts. That mixture made demanding Case Crime the correct venue for this publication, that's certainly one of my favorites. I additionally enjoyed the paperbacks I grew up with as a child, and as a result, we’re going to carry off on e-publishing this one in the mean time. Joyland should be popping out in paperback, and other people who are looking to learn it is going to need to purchase the particular book." – Stephen King
By Sandra Brown
From number one New York Times bestselling writer Sandra Brown comes a gripping tale of kin ties and forbidden attraction.
Crawford Hunt desires his daughter again. Following the dying of his spouse 4 years in the past, Crawford, a Texas Ranger, fell right into a downward spiral that left him relegated to deskwork and along with his five-year-old daughter Georgia within the custody of her grandparents. yet Crawford has wiped clean up his act, met the entire court docket imposed necessities, and now the destiny of his relations lies with pass judgement on Holly Spencer.
Holly, formidable and assured, quickly occupies the bench of her lately deceased mentor. With an election upcoming, she needs to end up herself important of creating her judgeship everlasting. each choice is high-stakes. regardless of Crawford's seen love for his baby and his dedication to being an amazing father or mother, Holly is cautious of his checkered prior. Her opinion of him is considerably replaced whilst a masked gunman barges into the court docket in the course of the custody listening to. Crawford reacts instinctually, saving Holly from a bullet.
But his heroism quickly takes at the taint of recklessness. The cloud over him grows even darker after he uncovers a scary fact concerning the court gunman and realizes that the unknown individual in the back of the capturing is still at huge . . .and a hazard.
Catching the genuine offender turns into a private struggle for Crawford. yet pursuing the killer in his generic diehard model will jeopardize his probabilities of gaining custody of his daughter, and additional compromise pass judgement on Holly Spencer, who wishes safety not just from an murderer, yet from Crawford himself and the forbidden charm among them.
FRICTION will retain you at the fringe of your seat with breathtaking plot twists and the unforgettable characters that make Sandra Brown one of many world's best-loved authors. it really is a rare novel concerning the strong ties that bind us to those we like and the secrets and techniques we preserve to guard them.
By Dean Koontz
NEW YORK instances BESTSELLER
Loop me in, extraordinary one. The phrases, spoken within the deep of evening via a snoozing baby, kick back the younger guy looking at over her. For this was once a favourite word of Stormy Llewellyn, his misplaced love. within the haunted halls of the remoted monastery the place he had sought peace, peculiar Thomas is stalking spirits of an infinitely darker nature.
As he steadfastly trips towards his mysterious future, peculiar Thomas has confirmed himself as the most liked and designated fictional heroes of our time. Now, wielding all of the strength and magic of a grasp storyteller on the top of his craft, Dean Koontz follows extraordinary right into a singular new international the place he hopes to make a clean beginning—but the place he'll meet an adversary as previous and inexorable as time itself.
By Homer Hickam
Crater Trueblood has to rescue his ex-girlfriend . . . and the full human race.
Maria Medaris is the 21-year-old matriarch of the main robust relations at the moon--gorgeous, strong, and high-maintenance. while she is abducted by means of green-lipped, gene-splicing scientists, Maria's in simple terms desire seems to be the very guy she as soon as spurned: Crater Trueblood.
Crater and the Lunar Rescue corporation needs to rescue Maria earlier than she joins forces with the lunatics who've taken her hostage and target to make her queen.
Turns out greater than Maria is at stake: the planet Earth, majestically placing over the lunar horizon, is within the crosshairs of an asteroid engineered by way of Maria's abductors. If Crater cannot cease it, humanity in the world might be destroyed.
The destiny of 2 worlds hangs within the stability . . . and the clock is ticking.