The Last Policeman: A Novel (The Last Policeman Trilogy)

By Ben H. Winters

"[The] bizarre, attractive, unapologetically apocalyptic final Policeman trilogy is one in all my favourite secret series."—John eco-friendly, writer of The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns

Winner of the 2013 Edgar® Award Winner for most sensible Paperback Original!

What’s the purpose in fixing murders if we’re all going to die quickly, anyway?
Detective Hank Palace has confronted this query ever on the grounds that asteroid 2011GV1 hovered into view. There’s no probability left. No desire. simply six necessary months until eventually impact.
The final Policeman presents a desirable portrait of a pre-apocalyptic usa. The economic system spirals downward whereas plants rot within the fields. church buildings and synagogues are packed. humans world wide are jogging off the job—but no longer Hank Palace. He’s investigating a demise by way of placing in a urban that sees a dozen suicides each week—except this one feels suspicious, and Palace is the one cop who cares.
the 1st in a trilogy, The final Policeman offers a secret set close to an apocalypse. As Palace’s research performs out below the shadow of 2011GV1, we’re faced through demanding questions approach past “whodunit.” What foundation does civilization leisure upon? what's lifestyles worthy? What might any of us do, what may we really do, if our days have been numbered?

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By Tilly Bagshawe

A deliciously horny blockbuster of Hollywood ambition, greed and intrigue. To the skin global, Siena McMahon has a fairytale existence. Born right into a nice Hollywood dynasty - granddaughter of forties motion picture legend Duke McMahon, daughter of billionaire manufacturer Pete McMahon - she is blessed with good looks, brains and wealth, a proverbial princess. yet in the back of the wrought iron gates of the McMahon's sprawling Hollywood mansion, existence is way from satisfied. The McMahons are certain jointly now not via love, yet through ambition, greed and intrigue. whilst a gold-digging English aristocrat worms her means into their lives and their domestic, the fault strains within the feuding family members are blown correct open. that allows you to shield Siena from the fall-out, her mom and dad pack her off to an English boarding tuition. yet Siena has a burning ambition - she is set to develop into a Hollywood superstar, simply as her grandfather acknowledged she will be. a technique or one other, Siena McMahon goes to come back to l. a. and take town of goals by means of hurricane. And woe betide an individual who will get in her way...

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The Leopard: A Harry Hole Novel (8) (Harry Hole Series)

By Don Bartlett

In this electrifying new addition to Jo Nesbø’s the world over acclaimed sequence, Harry gap needs to confront the darkest demons in his city—and in himself.
Inspector Harry gap has retreated to Hong Kong, escaping the trauma of his final case in squalid opium dens, while younger ladies are came across lifeless in Oslo, either drowned of their personal blood. Media assurance fast reaches a fever pitch. There are not any clues, the police research is stalled, and Harry—the one guy who could possibly help—can’t be stumbled on. After he returns to Oslo, the killer moves back, Harry’s instincts take over, and not anything can continue him from the research, even though there's little to move on. Worse, he'll quickly come to appreciate that he's facing a psychopath who will placed him to the try out, either professionally and in my view, as by no means before.

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Dead Men's Dust

By Matt Hilton

“A dose of natural rocket fuel….I enjoyed this book.”
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Jack Reacher stand apart, Joe Hunter is at the task! Dead Men’s airborne dirt and dust marks the debut visual appeal of an unforgettable new tough-guy hero—as Matt Hilton, an exceptional new thrill-master, joins the ranks of Lee baby, Jeffery Deaver, Robert Crais, John Sandford, and Michael Connelly. Bestselling writer Richard Hammond, megastar of TV’s best Gear, calls Dead Men’s Dust, “Taut, exciting, stressful and occasionally scary…written with ardour and subsidized up by way of genuine event of a few of the darker facets of life.” Readers may be riveted as ex-military officer Hunter follows the path of his estranged brother, who could be the subsequent goal of a terrifying serial killer.

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Beneath the Neon Egg: A Novel

By Thomas E. Kennedy

Beneath the Neon Egg is a unique of jazz, violence, intercourse, dying, love, and the underbelly of existence, set within the low gentle of a Copenhagen wintry weather. it's the tale of Patrick Bluett, a forty-three-year-old Irish-American in Denmark, divorced and navigating his courting along with his college-age childrens, trying to find existence in a brand new state. it's also the tale of his neighbor, a guy in an analogous situation who turns into his friend-and turns into entangled with a Russian prostitute.

The novel borrows its four-part constitution from John Coltrane's majestic jazz symphony A Love Supreme, which Patrick Bluett listens to as he gazes out the window on the frozen streets of his followed urban, blind to occasions within the condominium around the corridor, and ignorant of the implications his pal will meet-or will, maybe, escape.

The ultimate novel of Thomas E. Kennedy's acclaimed Copenhagen Quartet-four self reliant novels concerning the seasons and souls of Copenhagen-Beneath the Neon Egg cements Kennedy's attractiveness as a literary revelation.

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The Way Home (Back Bay Readers' Pick)

Christopher Flynn is making an attempt to get it correct. After years of difficulty and uprising that enraged his father and approximately price him his existence, he has a gradual activity in his father's corporation, he is heavily relationship a girl he respects, and, apart from the mistrust that lingers in his father's eyes, his errors are firmly within the past.

One day at the task, Chris and his companion come upon a temptation virtually too immense to withstand. Chris does definitely the right factor, yet outdated behavior and instincts upward thrust to the skin, threatening this new-found balance with surprising treachery and violence. along with his father and his such a lot depended on neighbors, he is taking one final probability to blast prior the demons attempting to pull him again.

Like Richard expense or William Kennedy, Pelecanos pushes his characters to the extremes, their redemption that a lot sweeter since it is so tough fought. Pelecanos has lengthy been celebrated for his unerring skill to painting the conflicts males think as they seek and fight for energy and love in an international that's frequently harsh and unforgiving yet can eventually be full of attractiveness.

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Geek Mafia: Black Hat Blues (PM Fiction)

By Rick Dakan

A gripping tale of con artists and activists, this tale follows a staff of elite hackers, new recruits, anarchists, and impersonators as they try and take down their such a lot difficult aim to date—the U.S. division of native land safeguard. accumulated below the canopy of HackerCon in Washington DC—a position for protection specialists, penetration testers, and know-how geeks to fulfill and talk about the most recent hacks and exploits—this crew of renegades plot their assault at the federal executive for its objectionable safety practices. inspiration scary and interesting, this fast moving event is predicated on years of study within the hacker group, addresses many modern social matters, and offers an summary of ways hacking rather works.

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The Peripheral

By William Gibson

The New York Times bestselling writer of such “high-tech dystopian thriller[s]”* as Neuromancer and Zero History offers his first novel on account that 2010.

Flynne Fisher lives down a rustic highway, in a rural near-future the United States the place jobs are scarce, except you count number unlawful drug manufacture, which she’s attempting to steer clear of. Her brother Burton lives, or attempts to, on funds from the Veterans management, for neurological harm suffered within the Marines’ elite Haptic Recon unit. Flynne earns what she will be able to by way of assembling product on the neighborhood 3D printshop. She made extra as a strive against scout in an internet online game, taking part in for a wealthy guy, yet she’s needed to allow the shooter video games go.

Wilf Netherton lives in London, seventy-some years later, at the some distance facet of many years of slow-motion apocalypse. issues are lovely reliable now, for the haves, and there aren’t many have-nots left. Wilf, a high-powered publicist and celebrity-minder, fancies himself a romantic misfit, in a society the place achieving into the prior is simply one other hobby. 

Burton’s been moonlighting on-line, secretly operating safeguard in a few online game prototype, a digital global that appears vaguely like London, yet much more unusual. He’s received Flynne taking up shifts, promised her the game’s no longer a shooter. nonetheless, the crime she witnesses there's lots bad.

Flynne and Wilf are approximately to fulfill each other. Her international might be altered completely, irrevocably, and Wilf’s, for all its decadence and tool, will examine that a few of these third-world varieties from the earlier will be badass.

*New York Magazine 

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By Dick Francis, Felix Francis

Shell-shocked after wasting a foot in the course of his journey in Afghanistan, Captain Tom Forsyth returns to his estranged mother's condominium. His mom has consistently placed horses first and kinfolk final. yet now she's being blackmailed for a hefty sum per week and being pressured to make her horses lose. utilizing the talents he honed within the army, Tom units out to discover and defeat a hidden enemy ahead of his mother's attractiveness is ruined, and he finally ends up again within the crossfire.

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