Snow White Must Die (Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver von Bodenstein)

By Nele Neuhaus

Snow White needs to Die by Nele Neuhaus is an immense new modern secret sequence and large overseas bestseller―with greater than 3.5 million copies in print!

On a wet November day police detectives Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver von Bodenstein are summoned to a mysterious site visitors coincidence: a lady has fallen from a pedestrian bridge onto a automobile using beneath. in line with a witness, the lady could have been driven. The research leads Pia and Oliver to a small village, and the house of the sufferer, Rita Cramer.

On a September night 11 years past, seventeen-year-old ladies vanished from the village with out a hint. In a tribulation dependent purely on circumstantial facts, twenty-year-old Tobias Sartorius, Rita Cramer's son, used to be sentenced to 10 years in felony. Bodenstein and Kirchhoff detect that Tobias, after serving his sentence, has now lower back to his domestic city. Did the assault on his mom have whatever to do together with his return?
In the village, Pia and Oliver stumble upon a wall of silence. whilst one other younger woman disappears, the occasions of the prior appear to be repeating themselves in a disastrous demeanour. The research becomes a race opposed to time, simply because for the villagers it really is quickly transparent who the culprit is―and this time they're made up our minds to take issues into their very own hands.
An atmospheric, character-driven and suspenseful secret set in a small city that may be at any place, facing problems with gossip, strength, and maintaining appearances.

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A Tan and Sandy Silence: A Travis McGee Novel

By John D. MacDonald

From a loved grasp of crime fiction, A Tan and Sandy Silence is one of the vintage novels that includes Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.
Travis McGee is unnerved whilst he gets an unforeseen guest—real property developer Harry Broll, who's confident that McGee is hiding his lacking spouse. indignant and jealous, Harry will get off a shot earlier than McGee can combat his gun away. the item is, McGee hasn’t noticeable or heard from Mary Broll in 3 years, and it isn’t like her to maintain problems to herself—if she’s alive to inform them.
“As a tender author, all I ever sought after used to be to the touch readers as powerfully as John D. MacDonald touched me.”—Dean Koontz
McGee is a heartbeat clear of main issue. He’s aging, girl Jillian Brent-Archer is attempting to make him calm down, and he’s simply been shot with no reasonable caution. frightened that he’s wasting his contact, McGee makes a decision to get Harry off his case and end up he’s nonetheless in best shape multi function fell swoop.
McGee’s look for Mary takes him to Grenada, the place he’s quickly tangling with con artists and terrifying French killers, let alone a slew of combined reasons. now not wallowing in self-pity, McGee has extra urgent concerns—like saving his personal skin. 
Features a brand new advent by way of Lee Child

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Blood Hunt: A Jack Harvey Novel

By Ian Rankin

As a former soldier, Gordon Reeve is familiar with anything approximately killing. So although the dying of his brother Jim has been governed a suicide, Gordon can't shake the sensation that somebody is in charge. touring on my own throughout an ocean, he arrives in California decided to get solutions: Why used to be the automobile Jim's physique was once present in locked from the skin? Who would wish Jim lifeless? And now why do the neighborhood law enforcement officials appear bent on thwarting Gordon's efforts to discover the reality? With the entire verve and taut pacing that experience made Ian Rankin an across the world popular suspense author, Blood Hunt is a gripping tale of 1 man's dogged pursuit of justice.

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Sion Crossing (David Audley, Book 14)

By Anthony Price

Anthony Price – complete identify Alan Anthony rate – wrote twenty books from 1970 to 1990. Nineteen of these have been secret agent novels (the 20th, The Eyes of the Fleet: a well-liked background of Frigates and Frigate Captains, a non-fiction identify released in 1990, was once his ultimate paintings – a minimum of, thus far; rate remains to be with us), which, jointly, shape the most effective espionage sequence ever penned through a unmarried writer, a brilliantly sustained, splendidly interconnected, richly old fictional – but completely believable – universe starring operatives of a department of Britain's Intelligence providers (later pointed out because the learn and improvement Section).

Though written within the 3rd individual, every one tale is advised from the viewpoint of 1 of a rotating solid of intelligence varieties. The sequence starts with 1970's The Labyrinth Makers and Dr. David Audley, a socially awkward, upfront middle-aged center East professional with a fascination for archaeology and background – topics that stay abiding matters in the course of the next eighteen novels. We additionally meet Audley's fellow operatives, delicate, devoted Squadron chief Hugh Roskill and hard-headed, carrot-topped army guy significant – quickly to turn into Colonel – Jack Butler, each one of whom will take their flip within the limelight in later books.

Price's closest modern is perhaps John le Carré, yet expense was once good into his sequence by the point Le Carré's masterwork, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, secret agent, arrived in 1974. And whereas there are similarities among the 2 writers within the means they've got their characters research proof that allows you to arrive at conclusions, fee has little time for Le Carré's methodical digging via of previous records; a lot of that kind of factor occurs off-page, leaving more space for the following ruminations and discussions. The past due H. R. F. Keating placed it so much appositely (and pithily) in a blurb reproduced at the again covers of a few of the later variants of Price's books: "If think's your factor, here's richness in plot, discussion, implications."

A Crime Writers' organization Silver and Gold Dagger Award winner, expense is very missed nowadays, that is amazing when you think about how extraordinary his tales are. There's scant information regarding him on-line; he has a Wikipedia entry – even though the dates within the bibliography are misguided, very likely simply because they take the yank book dates instead of the unique British ones; see less than for a extra actual bibliography – and there are one or sturdy articles at the issues and chronology of his secret agent sequence (which levels from 1944 to 1988); this one via Jo Walton and this one via David Dyer-Bennet (with its attendant booknotes) are the simplest of the bunch. however the unusual person evaluate apart, that's approximately it.

David Audley - 14

During the recognized - or notorious -'March via Georgia', a detachment of normal Sherman's troops paid a flying stopover at to Sion Crossing, plundered it, and left it in flames with the accomplice armed forces sizzling on their tail.

That was once August 1864. In August 1984 Oliver St. John Latimer, the recent deputy-director of the learn and improvement part of British Intelligence, follows the footsteps of Sherman's 'bummers' to the Sion Crossing ruins -also with apprehensive results.

Oliver is small and fats and unpopular and shy and extremely strong at his task, that's however appropriately at the back of a table simply off Whitehall, and never in private Georgia: he's an economist through education and a talented Kremlin-watcher and spy-catching organiser by means of selection. yet a private plea through the CIA from the politically-influential Senator Thomas Cookridge, newly-appointed Chairman of the President's Atlantic Defence Committee, catches Oliver in a weak second, while he's bitterly dissatisfied together with his advertising to the No. 2 task rather than the head one. a private favour performed to the Senator can be a shiny feather on his cap; and the truth that probability has provided him a chance which the Senator truly meant to provide to his oldl colleague, rival and enemy, David Audley, nudges him into attractiveness. at least, all he has to do is investigate the price of one other man's research.

But there's in truth whatever very various looking forward to Oliver in the United States. thankfully, likelihood has additionally alerted British Intelligence, and David Audley and Paul Mitchell, again in London, locate themselves digging to determine what the satan Senator Cookridge is basically as much as. yet regrettably for Oliver the elusive fact is well-calculated to hold up and delude whereas the seize closes round him 3 thousand miles away, between new treacheries and at the designated web site of the Sion Crossing skirmish among the Blue and the gray squaddies of the yankee Civil struggle, lengthy ago.

Anthony rate Bibliography

The Labyrinth Makers (1970) (CWA Silver Dagger)
The Alamut Ambush (1971)
Colonel Butler's Wolf (1972)
October males (1973)
Other Paths to Glory (1974) (CWA Gold Dagger)
Our guy in Camelot (1975)
War video game (1976)
The '44 classic (1978)
Tomorrow's Ghost (1979)
The Hour of the Donkey (1980)
Soldier not more (1981)
The previous Vengeful (1982)
Gunner Kelly (1983)
Sion Crossing (1984)
Here Be Monsters (1985)
For the nice of the nation (1986)
A New form of warfare (1987)
A Prospect of Vengeance (1988)
The reminiscence seize (1989)

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The Hunting Trip: A Novel of Love and War

From the number 1 New York Times–bestselling writer of the W. E. B. Griffin novels comes a rollicking tale of affection, conflict, and adventure.
because the writer of the electrifying W. E. B. Griffin novels of the army, police, and spies and counterspies, William E. Butterworth III has been delighting readers for decades—but he has a different deal with for them now.
            on the smooth age of 16, Philip W. Williams III is expelled from boarding institution for committing a prank, and at the teach domestic wonders the place his existence will take him now. It by no means enters his brain that he'll turn into a different agent of the U.S. military Counterintelligence Corps in postwar Germany, play a key position within the defection of a Soviet officer after which paintings for the CIA, marry a ferocious Austrian ballet dancer, develop into a popular bestselling novelist, and meet the affection of his lifestyles on a searching journey. but all of this, and lots more and plenty extra, awaits him, in a raucous sequence of adventures that might have readers giggling, cheering, and propulsively turning the pages to find what occurs next.

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Bird Box: A Novel

By Josh Malerman

Written with the narrative pressure of The Road and the beautiful terror of vintage Stephen King, Bird Box is a propulsive, edge-of-your-seat horror mystery, set in an apocalyptic near-future world—a masterpiece of suspense from the brilliantly inventive Josh Malerman.

Something is on the market . . .

Something terrifying that must never be visible. One glimpse and someone is pushed to lethal violence. not anyone understands what it really is or the place it got here from.

Five years after it all started, a handful of scattered survivors stay, together with Malorie and her childrens. residing in an deserted residence close to the river, she has dreamed of fleeing to a spot the place they may be secure. Now, that the boy and lady are 4, it's time to move. however the trip forward can be terrifying: twenty miles downriver in a rowboat—blindfolded—with not anything to depend upon yet her wits and the children’s informed ears. One mistaken selection and they'll die. And anything is following them. yet is it guy, animal, or monster?

Engulfed in darkness, surrounded by way of sounds either wide-spread and scary, Malorie embarks on a harrowing odyssey—a journey that takes her into an unseen international and again into the earlier, to the partners who as soon as kept her. lower than the information of the stalwart Tom, a motely team of strangers banded jointly opposed to the unseen terror, developing order from the chaos. but if offers ran low, they have been pressured to enterprise outside—and confront the final word query: in an international long past mad, who can fairly be trusted?

Interweaving prior and current, Josh Malerman’s breathtaking debut is a awful and gripping image of a global unraveled that would have you ever racing to the ultimate page.

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Paper Money

By Ken Follett

Crime, excessive funds, and journalism are interconnected during this early mystery by way of the writer of On Wings of Eagles and Lie Down With Lions. in a single suspenseful, action-packed day, fortunes swap palms as an formidable younger reporter scrambles to crack the tale. A suicidal Junior Minister, an avaricious wealthy person, and a pro legal together with his group of tricky men all play their components in a scheme that strikes "paper funds" round at a dizzying velocity.

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The Poseidon Adventure

By Paul Gallico

The foundation for the 2006 Warner Bros. movie, Poseidon, Paul Gallico’s The Poseidon Adventure is an excessive and dramatic tale a couple of massive ocean liner and its incredible ultimate trip.

while a rogue wave capsizes the posh cruise send, a small crew of survivors locate themselves not likely allies in a conflict for his or her lives. because the risky vessel quickly fills with water each one needs to draw on abilities and strengths they didn’t even understand they possessed, battling opposed to time for his or her personal survival and for every other.

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The Gods of Laki: A Thriller

By Chris Angus

From the writer of Flypaper comes an event approximately mysterious underground volcanic forces and a savage plot to change the Earth’s climate.

A race to unveil the key of Laki, a volcano at the southern beaches of Iceland, pits our heroes—a sixteen-year-old Viking lady from the 10th century, a German geologist from global warfare II, and a former mystery carrier agent holding a feminine volcanologist—against evil forces with a plan to reason an eruption utilizing explosives, changing the worldwide weather in the course of the free up and forcing the cost of oil to skyrocket.

Everyone and every little thing on Laki is at risk, together with the potential of ever unraveling the mysteries of where, because it faces burial underneath a carpet of lava flows. stuck underground by way of the fracturing actual breakup of Laki, every body reveals themselves ensnared through Laki itself—an unseen, implacable foe that turns out every thing yet a benign presence. each movement they make seems to be guided and regulated through an intelligence that permeates the netherworld.

Only progressively, via all of the clash among some of the factions, does every person start to discover that it really is Laki itself that has consistently been in charge.

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