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Merry Christmas, Alex Cross (Alex Cross, Book 19) by James Patterson

By James Patterson

It's Christmas Eve and Detective Alex go has been referred to as out to trap somebody who's robbing his church's terrible field. That undertaking at the back of him, Alex returns domestic to rejoice with Bree, Nana, and his little ones. The tree adorning is just underway prior to his cellphone earrings again--a bad hostage scenario is instantly spiraling uncontrolled. clear of his family at the most respected of days, Alex calls upon each ounce of his education, creativity, and bold to save lots of one other family members. Alex dangers everything--and he would possibly not make it again alive in this so much sacred of kinfolk days.

Alex go is a hero for our time, and not extra so than during this tale of relatives, motion, and the inner most ethical offerings. Merry Christmas, Alex Cross can be a vacation vintage for future years.

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The Cleaner (Jonathan Quinn, Book 1) by Brett Battles

By Brett Battles

Meet Jonathan Quinn: a contract operative with a take-no-prisoners kind and the center of a loner. His activity? specialist "cleaner." not anything too violent, simply eliminating our bodies, doing some cleanup if worthy. yet in Brett Battles's electrifying debut novel, Quinn's most modern project will swap every little thing, igniting a harrowing trip of violence, betrayal, and revenge.

The task appeared easy adequate: investigating a suspicious case of arson. but if a lifeless physique turns up the place it doesn't belong--and Quinn's handlers at "the Office" flip unusually silent--he understands he's in over his head. With just a handful of clues, Quinn scrambles for protection, suffering to determine why a person desires him useless . . . and if it's associated with a bigger try to wipe out the workplace.

The Cleaner

Quinn's simply wish will be Orlando, a lady from his previous who's reluctant to aid yet who may perhaps carry the major to fixing the case. unexpectedly the 2 are prying into outdated crimes, crisscrossing continents, suffering to stick alive lengthy sufficient to unbury the reality. yet because the hunt intensifies, Quinn is shocked via what he uncovers: a chilling mystery . . . and a brilliantly orchestrated conspiracy--with a virtually incredible goal.

Furiously paced, choked with beautifully drawn characters and pitch-perfect discussion, The purifier places a robust twist on all our expectancies because it confirms Brett Battles's position as some of the most interesting new abilities in suspense fiction today.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Stutter by Marc Shell

By Marc Shell

One individual can not help stuttering. the opposite can not help giggling. And within the method one physically betrayal of higher intentions mirrors the opposite, we discover ourselves within the grey region the place brain and physique connect--and, on the damnedest moments, disconnect. In a publication that explores the phenomenon of stuttering from its useful and actual points to its ancient profile to its existential implications, Marc Shell plumbs the depths of this murky quarter among will and flesh, goal and expression, concept and be aware. having a look into the problems encountered via those that stutter--as do fifty million worldwide--Shell indicates that, despite the fact that solitary stutterers can be of their quest for normalcy, they percentage a kinship with many different audio system, either impeded and fluent. Stutter takes us again to a time while stuttering used to be believed to be "diagnosis-induced," then directly to the complicated mixture of actual and mental factors that have been later found. starting from comic strip characters like Porky Pig to cultural icons like Marilyn Monroe, from Moses to Hamlet, Shell unearths how stuttering in literature performs a task within the formation of tone, narrative development, and personality. He considers such questions as: Why does stuttering disappear whilst the speaker chants? How does making a song ease the verbal tics of Tourette's Syndrome? How do stutterers focus on the inexpressible, the unspeakable? Written by way of a person who has himself struggled with stuttering all his existence, this provocative and wide-ranging booklet exhibits that stuttering has implications for myriad sorts of expression and is helping to outline what it ability to be human. (20060122)

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Shadow Man: (Smoky Barrett Series, Book 1) by Cody McFadyen

By Cody McFadyen

As soon as, distinct Agent Smoky Barrett hunted serial killers for the FBI. She was once one of many best--until a madman terrorized her relatives, killed her husband and daughter, and left her face scarred and her soul brutalized. Turning the tables at the killer, Smoky shot him dead--but her lifestyles was once shattered eternally.

Now Smoky desires approximately selecting up her weapon back. She goals approximately putting the chilly metal among her lips and pulling the set off one final time. simply because for a girl who's misplaced every thing, what's there left to lose?

She's approximately to discover out.

In all her years on the Bureau, Smoky hasn't ever encountered someone like him--a new and interesting form of monster, a twisted genius who defies profilers' makes an attempt to appreciate him. And he's issued Smoky an instantaneous problem, coaxing her again from the edge with the single factor that may persuade her to live.

The killer videotaped his most up-to-date crime--an act of horror that left a toddler motherless--then despatched a message addressed to Agent Smoky Barrett. The message is sufficient to surprise Smoky again to paintings, again to her FBI group. And that kid awakens anything in Smoky she suggestion was once long gone forever.

Suddenly the stakes are raised. the sport has replaced. For as this deranged monster embarks on an unspeakable spree of perversion and homicide, Smoky is coming alive again--and she's approximately to stand her maximum fears as a cop, a lady, a mother...and a cruel killer's subsequent sufferer.

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Silenced (Lucy Kincaid, Book 4) by Allison Brennan

By Allison Brennan

Lucy Kincaid is back—with a vengeance.

A Washington intercourse Scandal

It has been seven years when you consider that Lucy used to be attacked—and virtually killed—by an internet predator. this day, she is easily on her manner towards a brand new life.While ready to start her education on the FBI Academy, Lucy's is tireless in her struggle opposed to cyber intercourse crime. Her present undertaking: to determine who killed a highly-priced name lady associated with a strong Congressman.

A Cold-Blooded Killer

A variety of identified prostitutes—with rankings of excessive profile clients—are turning up useless everywhere D.C. is that this the paintings of a wicked killer? Or the results of an within activity? Lucy's research will take her into an underground community of prostitutes, the chambers of the country's strongest gamers, and her personal darkish earlier to confront an unknown enemy who's constantly one step sooner than her. With the aid of her P.I. boyfriend Sean Rogan, Lucy needs to locate and shield the one witness who can determine the killer and finish the conspiracy, yet can the witness be depended on? Lucy will probability every thing to reveal the reality and confirm justice is served, no matter if that implies placing herself within the line of fire...

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Love's Odyssey by Jane Toombs

By Jane Toombs

Book Details:

Publisher: Books we adore Ltd.
Publication Date: 2013-06-27
Number of Pages: 286
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books

Synopsis from Amazon:

This is the tale of a sixteen-year-old American woman who's orphaned while her father dies and she or he is distributed to dwell together with her English uncle. regrettably he falls out of fashion with the king and is killed. this can be the place she meets Adrien who saves her from a dire destiny by means of taking her to Holland to reside together with her mother's sisters. They sail to Java at the similar send, yet Rommel and Adrien are fated to be torn aside time and again. She has in simple terms her braveness and her good looks to maintain her alive-and her most unlikely love for Adrien. He by no means supplies up trying to find her, even after she is kidnapped via a chinese language pirate and brought to Amoy. He'll desire all his skill as a swordsman to outlive lengthy sufficient to rescue her.

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Cape Fear by John D. MacDonald

By John D. MacDonald

How some distance might you visit retailer your loved ones? In John D. MacDonald's iconic masterwork of suspense, the muse for now not one yet Hollywood hits, a mild-mannered family members is laid low with an obsessed criminal--and with the experts powerless to guard them, they need to take the legislations into their very own hands.

Introduction via Dean Koontz

Sam Bowden has all of it: a profitable legislations profession, a loyal spouse, and 3 young children. yet a terrifying determine from Bowden's prior looms within the shadows, ready to shatter his pristine existence.

Fourteen years in the past, Bowden's testimony placed Max Cady at the back of bars. Ever seeing that, the convicted rapist has been nursing a grudge into an unrelenting ardour for revenge. Cady has been counting the times till he's let loose, eager to break the fellow he blames for all his problems. Now that point has come.

Praise for Cape Fear

"The better of [John D. MacDonald's stand-alone] novels . . . an acute mental research of base intuition, terror, errors, and uncooked emotion."--Lee Child

"A robust and scary story."--The ny Times

"Terrific suspense."--The Philadelphia Inquirer

Originally released as The Executioners

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4th of July (Women's Murder Club, Book 4) by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro

By James Patterson, Maxine Paetro

A tender lady is killed within the crossfire after a regimen arrest is going extraordinarily incorrect, and Lt. Lindsay Boxer has to safeguard herself opposed to a cost of police brutality. In a landmark trial that transfixes the country, Lindsay fights to avoid wasting her profession and her sanity. whereas waiting for trial, Lindsay escapes to the tranquility of the gorgeous city of part Moon Bay. however the peaceable group there's reeling from a string of unspeakable murders. operating together with her neighbors within the Women's homicide membership, Lindsay unearths a hyperlink among those killings and a case she labored on years earlier than - an unsolved homicide that has haunted her ever for the reason that. As summer time comes into complete swing, Lindsay battles for her lifestyles on fronts: ahead of a pass judgement on and jury as her trial involves a climax and dealing with unknown adversaries who will do whatever to maintain her from the reality concerning the killings. all of it involves a head ahead of the large annual 4th of July social gathering at the waterfront at part Moon Bay.

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The Jump by Martina Cole

By Martina Cole

Donna Brunos worships her husband and is devastated whilst he's jailed for armed theft. Georgio swears he's been organize and persuades Donna to aid him escape.

Implementing ‘the jump’ takes Donna right into a twilight international she by no means believed existed - a global of brutal intercourse and informal violence. eventually, she is faced through a chain of shattering revelations that threaten not just every little thing she believes in but in addition, finally, her personal life...

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Boy Still Missing by John Searles

By John Searles

It truly is June 1971. Dominick Pindle, a tenderhearted yet aimless Massachusetts teen, spends his nights riding round along with his mom and dragging his wayward father out of bars. overdue one night, Dominick's seek places him face-to-face withhis father's seductive mistress, Edie Kramer. immediately in lust, he starts off a forbidden dating with this gorgeous, mysterious lady. earlier than lengthy, notwithstanding, their erotic entanglement ends up in a stunning demise, and Dominick discovers that the mummy he betrayed concealed secrets and techniques as darkish and damaging as his own.

Charged with the exhilarating narrative velocity of a mystery and set in the course of a sophisticated and explosive period, Boy nonetheless Missing is the severely acclaimed debut novel from John Searles. It renders a deeply affecting portrait of a boy whose passage into maturity proves as complicated and impassioned because the heritage that unfolds earlier than his eyes.

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