Four Thrillers by Lisa Unger: Beautiful Lies, Sliver of Truth, Black Out, Die for You

By Lisa Unger

manhattan Times bestselling novelist Lisa Unger's first 4 novels at the moment are on hand as one entire sequence. learn all of them to ensure that the 1st time digitally and delve into Unger's world--full of nightmarish trips, bone-chilling discoveries, and breathtaking outcomes, in a whole package deal, by no means earlier than available.
Beautiful Lies
If Ridley Jones had simply slept ten mins later, she would nonetheless be dwelling the gorgeous lie she used to name her existence. as a substitute, she's within the correct position on the correct time to unharness a series of occasions that brings a mysterious package deal to her door--a package deal which informs her that her complete global is a sham.  by surprise compelled to query every thing she is familiar with approximately herself and her kin, Ridley wanders into darkish territory she by no means knew existed.

"Suspenseful, delicate, horny, refined . . . the easiest nail-biter i've got learn for a while. hugely recommended." -Lee Child
Sliver of Truth
Just as she's commencing to movement on along with her lifestyles, one other likely mundane act--picking up a number of envelopes of prints at a photograph lab--puts Ridley Jones on the nexus of a world community of crime. instantaneously weeding out a ghost and discovering her personal lifestyles at risk, Ridley wonders if she ever had the ability to form her personal future . . . and even if love has any truth past her mind's eye.
"Compulsive reading." -New York day-by-day News 
Black Out
On the outside, Annie Powers's lifestyles in a prosperous Floridian suburb is worked up and idyllic. however the bubble surrounding Annie is pricked while she senses that the demons of her previous have resurfaced and, to her horror, are actually creeping up on her. irritating events--the visual appeal of a well-recognized darkish determine at the seashore, the mysterious homicide of her psychologist--trigger unusual and complicated stories for Annie, who realizes she has to fast piece them jointly sooner than her prior involves declare her destiny . . . and her daughter.
"Riveting mental suspense of the 1st order. should you have not but skilled Lisa Unger, what are you ready for?"-Harlan Coben 
Die For You
Isabel Raine notion she had everything--a winning occupation, a supportive kinfolk, and a contented marriage to the guy she enjoyed. Then one traditional morning, her husband alternatives up his briefcase, kisses her goodbye, and easily vanishes. Now the one factor Isabel understands needless to say is that her husband of 5 years is long gone. the place is he and who is he are questions not anyone turns out in a position to resolution. yet Isabel won't leisure till she discovers the reality concerning the guy she loves, no matter if it skill risking everything--including her personal life. 
"Lisa Unger writes with sharp mental perception and bone-deep realizing of her characters. This novel is sort of unbearably thrilling."-Luanne Rice

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The Hangman's Daughter (Hangman's Daughter Tales)

By Oliver Pötzsch

Germany, 1660: whilst a loss of life boy is pulled from the river with a mark crudely tattooed on his shoulder, hangman Jakob Kuisl is named upon to enquire no matter if witchcraft is at play. So starts off The Hangman's Daughter--the chillingly special, fast paced historic mystery from German tv screenwriter Oliver Pötzsch, a descendant of the Kuisls, a well-known Bavarian executioner clan.

Magdalena, the shrewdpermanent and headstrong daughter of Bavarian hangman Jakob Kuisl, lives together with her father outdoors the village partitions and is destined to be married off to a different hangman’s son—except that the city physician’s son is hopelessly in love together with her. And her father’s knowledge and empathy are as strange as his despised occupation. it's 1659, the Thirty Years’ conflict has eventually ended, and there hasn’t been a witchcraft mania in a long time. yet now, a drowning and gruesomely injured boy, tattooed with the mark of a witch, is pulled from a river and the villagers suspect the neighborhood midwife, Martha Stechlin.

Jakob Kuisl is charged with extracting a confession from her and torturing her till he will get one. confident she is blameless, he, Magdalena, and her would-be suitor to race opposed to the clock to discover the real killer. forthcoming Walpurgisnacht, while witches are believed to bop within the wooded area and mate with the satan, one other tattooed orphan is located useless and the city turns into frenzied. multiple individual has noticed what appears like the devil—a guy with a handcrafted basically of bones. The hangman, his daughter, and the doctor’s son face a terrifying and intensely actual enemy. 

Taking us again in background to a spot the place autopsies have been blasphemous, espresso used to be an unique drink, dried toads have been the urged therapy for the plague, and the satan used to be as genuine as something, The Hangman’s Daughter brings to cinematic lifestyles the points of interest, sounds, and scents of seventeenth-century Bavaria, telling the engrossing tale of a compassionate hangman who will continue to exist in readers’ imaginations lengthy after they’ve placed down the novel.

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The Lost World: A Novel (Jurassic Park)

By Michael Crichton

From the writer of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo comes the sequel to the smash-hit Jurassic Park, a mystery that’s been hundreds of thousands of years within the making.
“Fast and gripping.”—The Washington put up e-book World
it really is now six years because the mystery catastrophe at Jurassic Park, six years because the awesome dream of technology and mind's eye got here to a crashing end—the dinosaurs destroyed, the park dismantled, and the island indefinitely closed to the public.
There are rumors that anything has survived. . . .
“Harrowing thrills . . . fast paced and engaging.”—People
“A very frightening read.”—Entertainment Weekly
“Action-packed.”—New York Daily News
“An edge-of-the-seat tale.”—St. Petersburg Times

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The Tehran Initiative

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Retailers selection Award winner, 2012
The global is on the point of catastrophe, and the clock is ticking. Iran has simply performed its first atomic guns try out. hundreds of thousands of Muslims around the globe are confident their messiah―known because the 12th Imam―has simply arrived in the world. Israeli leaders worry Tehran, below the 12th Imam’s spell, will quickly release a nuclear assault which could result in a moment Holocaust and the annihilation of Israel. The White residence fears Jerusalem will strike first, launching a preemptive assault opposed to Iran’s nuclear amenities that can reason the complete center East to move up in flames, oil costs to skyrocket, and the worldwide financial system to break down. With the stakes excessive and few plausible strategies left, the president of the us orders CIA operative David Shirazi and his workforce to trace down and sabotage Iran’s nuclear warheads ahead of Iran or Israel can release a devastating first strike.

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Killer: An Alex Delaware Novel

By Jonathan Kellerman

NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • Jonathan Kellerman returns with this beautiful thriller—a spell binding L.A. noir portrayal of the darkest impulses of human nature carried to surprising extremes.

town of Angels has greater than its percentage of psychopaths, and nobody acknowledges that extra acutely than the bright psychologist and police advisor Dr. Alex Delaware. regardless of that, Constance Sykes, a worldly, profitable health professional, hardly ever sounds like somebody Alex must worry. Then, on the behest of the courtroom, he turns into embroiled in a strange baby custody dispute initiated through Connie opposed to her sister and starts to gain that there's a lot in regards to the siblings he has did not understand. And whilst the courtroom conflict among the Sykes sisters erupts into chilly, calculating homicide and a quickly starting to be variety of sufferers, Alex is familiar with he’s been snared in a poisonous net of pathology.
not anything might please Alex greater than to be freed from the gruesome spectacle often called Sykes v. Sykes. yet then the little woman on the middle of the vicious dispute disappears and Alex is aware he needs to paintings with longtime good friend Detective Milo Sturgis, braving a drawback process  Hollywood washouts, gangbangers, and self-serving jurists with the intention to keep an blameless life.
Killer is Kellerman—and Delaware—at their finest.

Praise for Killer
Killer is good plotted and paced. . . . certainly one of [Kellerman’s] best.”—Bookreporter

“As ordinary, the rapport among Alex and Milo is a show-stealer, and longtime lovers . . . will love the well-executed flashbacks to Alex’s specialist past.”Booklist
“Kellerman kicks this one as much as a complete new level.”RT publication Reviews

Praise for Jonathan Kellerman
“Jonathan Kellerman has justly earned his acceptance as a grasp of the mental thriller.”People
“Kellerman fairly is aware the way to preserve these pages turning.”—The long island occasions e-book Review

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The Blue Zone

By Andrew Gross

From the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of Judge & Jury and Lifeguard comes this electrifying solo debut, The Blue Zone.

Kate Raab's existence turns out nearly excellent: her boyfriend, her task, her kin . . . till her father runs into difficulty with the legislations. His basically recourse is to testify opposed to his former accomplices in alternate for his family's placement within the Witness defense software. yet certainly one of them will get chilly ft. In a flash, every little thing Kate can anticipate is long past.

Now, a yr later, her worst fears have occurred: Her father has disappeared—into what the WITSEC supplier calls "the blue zone"—and somebody with reference to him is located brutally murdered. together with her kinfolk less than surveillance, the FBI untrustworthy, and her father's menacing "friends" circling with expanding depth, Kate units off to discover her father—and discover the secrets and techniques a person will kill to maintain buried.

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The Last Phoenix

By Richard Herman

A real grasp of the action-packed geopolitical mystery, Richard Herman places the United States in the midst of a two-front warfare the place good fortune is much from certain.

The final PhoenixIt is the start of a brand new century and Maddy Turner, the 1st girl to occupy the White condo, is set to develop into a wartime president. The struggle on terrorism has been too profitable; the unconventional Islamic states have devised an excellent, unthinkable method and located a brand new best friend in a surging China. They recognize the associated fee should be excessive, however the prize is keep an eye on of the tremendous heart jap oil reserves and the strategic Strait of Malacca. by way of operating in live performance the place timing is important, they intend to create a brand new axis of worldwide strength via ensnaring the president's defense force in a devastating double-pronged clash -- a conflict the yank army can not win.

Fueled through the failure of her intelligence firms to foresee the unforeseen, President Turner needs to react to an international main issue of world-altering proportions, as nightmarish scenes of brutal clash and terrorism are performed out part an international away. it is going to take braveness, amazing crafty, stealth, good fortune, and doubtless insufferable sacrifice to prevent Armageddon, as she techniques what is going to both be her best hour or her such a lot tragic mistake. yet operating less than the radarscopes of Turner's antagonists is an historical warrior on a quest of vengeance within the jungles of Malaysia. Victor Kamigami, a legend on this planet of specific operations, is a wild card nobody understands is in play.

Fighting for reelection opposed to a political enemy as unprincipled and decided as her foes at the battlefield, Turner needs to flip to the fellow she trusts peculiarly others, possibly the single one she can belief within the brutal snake pit of Beltway politics: Brigadier normal Matt Pontowski -- himself the grandson of a president -- an excellent flier and armed forces tactician, and an intimate confidant of the main robust girl in the world. The project she needs to entrust him with is daring and notable -- and in all likelihood suicidal -- a bold incursion into the Malaysian jungle, the place a small strength of made up our minds warriors needs to carry off a fearsome, overwhelming aggressor lengthy adequate for one more conflict to be received. the dangers are astronomical, the opportunity of good fortune narrow. however the substitute is unthinkable. And it's the in basic terms street the US has left.

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