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A thrilling finale to a trilogy that will stand as one of the great achievements in American fantasy fiction Stephen King You followed The Passage You faced The Twelve Now enter The City of Mirrors for the final reckoning As the bestselling epic races to its breathtaking finale Justin Cronin s band of hardened survivors await the second coming of unspeakable darkness The world we knew is gone What world will rise in its place The Twelve have been destroyed and the terrifying hundred-year reign of darkness that descended upon the world has ended The survivors are stepping outside their walls determined to build society anew and daring to dream of a hopeful future But far from them in a dead metropolis he waits Zero The First Father of the Twelve The anguish that shattered his human life haunts him and the hatred spawned by his transformation burns bright His fury will be quenched only when he destroys Amy humanity s only hope the Girl from Nowhere who grew up to rise against him One last time light and dark will clash and at last Amy and her friends will know their fate Advance praise for The City of Mirrors Justin Cronin s Passage trilogy is remarkable for the unremitting drive of its narrative for the breathtaking sweep of its... imagined future and for the clear lucidity of its language Stephen King Superb This conclusion to bestseller Cronin s apocalyptic thriller trilogy ends with all of the heartbreak joy and unexpected twists of fate that events in The Passage and The Twelve foreordained Publishers Weekly starred review Readers who have been patiently awaiting the conclusion to Cronin s sweeping postapocalyptic trilogy are richly rewarded with this epic heart-wrenching novel Not only does this title bring the series to a thrilling and satisfying conclusion but it also exhibits Cronin s moving exploration of love as both a destructive force and an elemental need elevating this work among its dystopian peers Library Journal starred review Praise for Justin Cronin One of those rare authors who work on two different levels blending elegantly crafted literary fiction with cliff-hanging thrills Fort Worth Star-Telegram The Passage Magnificent Cronin has taken his literary gifts and he has weaponized them The Passage can stand proudly next to Stephen King s apocalyptic masterpiece The Stand but a closer match would be Cormac McCarthy s The Road Time Read this book and the ordinary world disappears Stephen King A big engrossing read that will have you leaving the lights on late into the night The Dallas Morning News The Twelve A literary superthriller driven at once by character and plot The New York Times Book Review Gripping Cronin introduces eerie new elements to his masterful mythology The San Diego Union-Tribune An undeniable and compelling epic a complex narrative of flight and forgiveness of great suffering and staggering loss of terrible betrayals and incredible hope Milwaukee Journal Sentinelmore
The 1 New York Times Bestseller USA Today Book of the Year soon to be a major motion picture The debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people s lives Nothing is more addicting than The Girl on the Train Vanity Fair The Girl on the Train has more fun with unreliable narration than any chiller since Gone Girl It is liable to draw a large bedazzled readership The New York Times Marries movie noir with novelistic trickery hang on tight You ll be surprised by what horrors lurk around the bend USA Today Like its train the story blasts through the stagnation of these lives in suburban London and the reader cannot help but turn pages The Boston Globe Gone Girl fans will devour this psychological thriller People EVERY DAY THE SAME Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night Every day she rattles down the track flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck She s even started to feel like she knows them Jess and Jason she calls them Their life as she sees it is perfect Not unlike the life she recently lost UNTIL TODAY And then she sees something shocking It s only a minute until the... train moves on but it s enough Now everything s changed Unable to keep it to herself Rachel goes to the police But is she really as unreliable as they say Soon she is deeply entangled not only in the investigation but in the lives of everyone involved Has she done more harm than good more
The spectacular finale to the New York Times bestselling trilogy that began with Mr Mercedes winner of the Edgar Award and Finders Keepers In End of Watch the diabolical Mercedes Killer drives his enemies to suicide and if Bill Hodges and Holly Gibney don t figure out a way to stop him they ll be victims themselves In Room 217 of the Lakes Region Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic something has awakened Something evil Brady Hartsfield perpetrator of the Mercedes Massacre where eight people were killed and many more were badly injured has been in the clinic for five years in a vegetative state According to his doctors anything approaching a complete recovery is unlikely But behind the drool and stare Brady is awake and in possession of deadly new powers that allow him to wreak unimaginable havoc without ever leaving his hospital room Retired police detective Bill Hodges the unlikely hero of Mr Mercedes and Finders Keepers now runs an investigation agency with his partner Holly Gibney the woman who delivered the blow to Hartsfield s head that put him on the brain injury ward When Bill and Holly are called to a suicide scene with ties to the Mercedes Massacre they find themselves pulled into their most dangerous case yet one that will... put their lives at risk as well as those of Bill s heroic young friend Jerome Robinson and his teenage sister Barbara Brady Hartsfield is back and planning revenge not just on Hodges and his friends but on an entire city In End of Watch Stephen King brings the Hodges trilogy to a sublimely terrifying conclusion combining the detective fiction of Mr Mercedes and Finders Keepers with the heart-pounding supernatural suspense that has been his bestselling trademark The result is an unnerving look at human vulnerability and chilling suspense No one does it better than King more
From the Emmy PEN Peabody Critics Choice and Golden Globe Award-winning creator of the TV show Fargo comes the thriller of the year On a foggy summer night eleven people--ten privileged one down-on-his-luck painter--depart Martha s Vineyard on a private jet headed for New York Sixteen minutes later the unthinkable happens the plane plunges into the ocean The only survivors are Scott Burroughs--the painter--and a four-year-old boy who is now the last remaining member of an immensely wealthy and powerful media mogul s family With chapters weaving between the aftermath of the crash and the backstories of the passengers and crew members--including a Wall Street titan and his wife a Texan-born party boy just in from London a young woman questioning her path in life and a career pilot--the mystery surrounding the tragedy heightens As the passengers intrigues unravel odd coincidences point to a conspiracy Was it merely by dumb chance that so many influential people perished Or was something far more sinister at work Events soon threaten to spiral out of control in an escalating storm of media outrage and accusations And while Scott struggles to cope with fame that borders on notoriety the authorities scramble to salvage the truth from... the wreckage Amid pulse-quickening suspense the fragile relationship between Scott and the young boy glows at the heart of this stunning novel raising questions of fate human nature and the inextricable ties that bind us together more
Detective Lindsay Boxer chases an elusive possibly very dangerous suspect her husband Joe Lindsay Boxer has a beautiful baby daughter and a husband she loves unconditionally She d always been too focused on her career as a San Francisco police detective to wonder what domestic bliss might feel like but now she knows and she s never been happier She can t imagine that a brutal murder at a luxury hotel and the disappearance of a gorgeous blond woman from the scene could have anything to do with her own life and marriage--yet soon both are unraveling and Lindsay can t ignore disturbing clues that hit very close to home Just as bombs are starting to go off in her personal life an explosive tragedy rocks San Francisco plunging the city into chaos Pressed into duty to investigate a criminal plot that stretches around the globe Lindsay again finds herself following signs that lead to her own front door Thrown into a tailspin and fighting against powerful enemies trying to protect their operatives and conceal the truth at all costs Lindsay turns to the Women s Murder Club for help as she desperately searches for the elusive and deadly blonde before she loses Joe for good Filled with the pulse-pounding intrigue that has made James... Patterson the world s 1 bestselling writer 15th Affair is an emotionally charged story that proves all is fair in love war and espionage more
The winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction compared by critics to the works of Graham Greene Denis Johnson and George Orwell The Sympathizer is a blistering exploration of identity politics and America wrought in electric prose The narrator a Vietnamese army captain is a man of divided loyalties a half-French half-Vietnamese communist sleeper agent in America after the end of the Vietnam War A powerful story of love and friendship and a gripping espionage novel The Sympathizer examines the legacy of the Vietnam War in literature film and the wars we fight today
From the award-winning New York Times bestselling author of NOS4A2 and Heart-Shaped Box comes a chilling novel about a worldwide pandemic of spontaneous combustion that threatens to reduce civilization to ashes and a band of improbable heroes who battle to save it led by one powerful and enigmatic man known as the Fireman The fireman is coming Stay cool No one knows exactly when it began or where it originated A terrifying new plague is spreading like wildfire across the country striking cities one by one Boston Detroit Seattle The doctors call it Draco Incendia Trychophyton To everyone else it s Dragonscale a highly contagious deadly spore that marks its hosts with beautiful black and gold marks across their bodies before causing them to burst into flames Millions are infected blazes erupt everywhere There is no antidote No one is safe Harper Grayson a compassionate dedicated nurse as pragmatic as Mary Poppins treated hundreds of infected patients before her hospital burned to the ground Now she s discovered the telltale gold-flecked marks on her skin When the outbreak first began she and her husband Jakob had made a pact they would take matters into their own hands if they became infected To Jakob s dismay Harper wants to live... at least until the fetus she is carrying comes to term At the hospital she witnessed infected mothers give birth to healthy babies and believes hers will be fine too if she can live long enough to deliver the child Convinced that his do-gooding wife has made him sick Jakob becomes unhinged and eventually abandons her as their placid New England community collapses in terror The chaos gives rise to ruthless Cremation Squads armed self-appointed posses roaming the streets and woods to exterminate those who they believe carry the spore But Harper isn t as alone as she fears a mysterious and compelling stranger she briefly met at the hospital a man in a dirty yellow fire fighter s jacket carrying a hooked iron bar straddles the abyss between insanity and death Known as The Fireman he strolls the ruins of New Hampshire a madman afflicted with Dragonscale who has learned to control the fire within himself using it as a shield to protect the hunted and as a weapon to avenge the wronged In the desperate season to come as the world burns out of control Harper must learn the Fireman s secrets before her life and that of her unborn child goes up in smoke more
In his 1 New York Times bestseller Memory Man David Baldacci introduced the extraordinary detective Amos Decker-the man who can forget nothing Now Decker returns in a spectacular new thriller THE LAST MILEConvicted murderer Melvin Mars is counting down the last hours before his execution--for the violent killing of his parents twenty years earlier--when he s granted an unexpected reprieve Another man has confessed to the crime Amos Decker newly hired on an FBI special task force takes an interest in Mars s case after discovering the striking similarities to his own life Both men were talented football players with promising careers cut short by tragedy Both men s families were brutally murdered And in both cases another suspect came forward years after the killing to confess to the crime A suspect who may or may not have been telling the truth The confession has the potential to make Melvin Mars--guilty or not--a free man Who wants Mars out of prison And why now But when a member of Decker s team disappears it becomes clear that something much larger--and more sinister--than just one convicted criminal s life hangs in the balance Decker will need all of his extraordinary brainpower to stop an innocent man from being executed
On the heels of the runaway success of Rogue Lawyer John Grisham delivers the high-octane suspense that readers have come to expect from the master of the legal thriller With his latest novel John Grisham takes his irresistible blend of legal savvy and page-turning storytelling to a whole new level Filled with an unforgettable cast of characters and Grisham s trademark twists and turns readers will be kept guessing until the very last page
College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person With deadlines looming Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject There he meets Carl Iverson and soon nothing in Joe s life is ever the same Carl is a dying Vietnam veteran--and a convicted murderer With only a few months to live he has been medically paroled to a nursing home after spending thirty years in prison for the crimes of rape and murder As Joe writes about Carl s life especially Carl s valor in Vietnam he cannot reconcile the heroism of the soldier with the despicable acts of the convict Joe along with his skeptical female neighbor throws himself into uncovering the truth but he is hamstrung in his efforts by having to deal with his dangerously dysfunctional mother the guilt of leaving his autistic brother vulnerable and a haunting childhood memory Thread by thread Joe unravels the tapestry of Carl s conviction But as he and Lila dig deeper into the circumstances of the crime the stakes grow higher Will Joe discover the truth before it s too late to escape the fallout