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The President knows it s a perilous high-risk assignment If he gives the order he has the opportunity to take down a global menace once and for all If the mission fails he would face certain impeachment and the threats against the nation would multiply So the president turns to the one team that can pull off the impossible Will Robie and his partner Jessica Reel Together Robie and Reel s talents as assassins are unmatched But there are some in power who don t trust the pair They doubt their willingness to follow orders And they will do anything to see that the two assassins succeed but that they do not survive As they prepare for their mission Reel faces a personal crisis that could well lead old enemies right to her doorstep resurrecting the ghosts of her earlier life and bringing stark danger to all those close to her And all the while Robie and Reel are stalked by a new adversary an unknown and unlikely assassin a woman who has trained her entire life to kill and who has her own list of targets--a list that includes Will Robie and Jessica Reel
Catch a professional assassin top priority Find a failure-to-appear and collect big bucks top score How she ll pull it all off top secret Trenton New Jersey s favorite used-car dealer Jimmy Poletti was caught selling a lot more than used cars out of his dealerships Now he s out on bail and has missed his date in court and bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is looking to bring him in Leads are quickly turning into dead ends and all too frequently into dead bodies Even Joe Morelli the city s hottest cop is struggling to find a clue to the suspected killer s whereabouts These are desperate times and they call for desperate measures So Stephanie is going to have to do something she really doesn t want to do protect former hospital security guard and general pain in her behind Randy Briggs Briggs was picking up quick cash as Poletti s bookkeeper and knows all his boss s dirty secrets Now Briggs is next on Poletti s list of people to put six feet under To top things off Ranger resident security expert and Stephanie s greatest temptation has been the target of an assassination plot He s dodged the bullet this time but if Ranger wants to survive the next attempt on his life he ll have to enlist Stephanie s help and reveal a bit more of his... mysterious past Death threats highly trained assassins highly untrained assassins and Stark Street being overrun by a pack of feral Chihuahuas are all in a day s work for Stephanie Plum The real challenge is dealing with her Grandma Mazur s wild bucket list A boob job and getting revenge on Joe Morelli s Grandma Bella can barely hold a candle to what s number one on the list but that s top secret more
From 1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben a heart-pounding thriller about the ties we have to our past and the lies that bind us together It s a profile like all the others on the online dating site But as NYPD Detective Kat Donovan focuses on the accompanying picture she feels her whole world explode as emotions she s ignored for decades come crashing down on her Staring back at her is her ex-fianc Jeff the man who shattered her heart and who she hasn t seen in 18 years Kat feels a spark wondering if this might be the moment when past tragedies recede and a new world opens up to her But when she reaches out to the man in the profile her reawakened hope quickly darkens into suspicion and then terror as an unspeakable conspiracy comes to light in which monsters prey upon the most vulnerable As the body count mounts and Kat s hope for a second chance with Jeff grows more and more elusive she is consumed by an investigation that challenges her feelings about everyone she ever loved her former fianc her mother and even her father whose cruel murder so long ago has never been fully explained With lives on the line including her own Kat must venture deeper into the darkness than she ever has before and discover if she has... the strength to survive what she finds there more
When Laurie Moran s husband was brutally murdered only three-year-old Timmy saw the face of his father s killer Five years later his piercing blue eyes still haunt Timmy s dreams Laurie is haunted by more the killer s threat to her son as he fled the scene Tell your mother she s next then it s your turn Now Laurie is dealing with murder again this time as the producer of a true-crime cold-case television show The series will launch with the twenty-year-old unsolved murder of Betsy Powell Betsy a socialite was found suffocated in her bed after a gala celebrating the graduation of her daughter and three friends The sensational murder was news nationwide Reopening the case in its lavish setting and with the cooperation of the surviving guests that night Laurie is sure to have a hit on her hands But when the estranged friends begin filming it becomes clear each is hiding secrets small and large And a pair of blue eyes is watching events unfold too
Gabriel Allon art restorer and occasional spy searches for a stolen masterpiece by Caravaggio in 1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva s latest action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue Sometimes the best way to find a stolen masterpiece is to steal another one Master novelist Daniel Silva has thrilled readers with sixteen thoughtful and gripping spy novels featuring a diverse cast of compelling characters and ingenious plots that have taken them around the globe and back from the United States to Europe Russia to the Middle East His brilliant creation Gabriel Allon art restorer assassin spy has joined the pantheon of great fictional secret agents including George Smiley Jack Ryan Jason Bourne and Simon Templar Following the success of his smash hit The English Girl Daniel Silva returns with another powerhouse of a novel that showcases his outstanding skill and brilliant imagination and is sure to be a must read for both his multitudes of fans and growing legions of converts
In a mega-stakes high-suspense race against time three of the most unlikely and winning heroes Stephen King has ever created try to stop a lone killer from blowing up thousands In the frigid pre-dawn hours in a distressed Midwestern city hundreds of desperate unemployed folks are lined up for a spot at a job fair Without warning a lone driver plows through the crowd in a stolen Mercedes running over the innocent backing up and charging again Eight people are killed fifteen are wounded The killer escapes In another part of town months later a retired cop named Bill Hodges is still haunted by the unsolved crime When he gets a crazed letter from someone who self-identifies as the perk and threatens an even more diabolical attack Hodges wakes up from his depressed and vacant retirement hell-bent on preventing another tragedy Brady Hartfield lives with his alcoholic mother in the house where he was born He loved the feel of death under the wheels of the Mercedes and he wants that rush again Only Bill Hodges with a couple of highly unlikely allies can apprehend the killer before he strikes again And they have no time to lose because Brady s next mission if it succeeds will kill or maim thousands Mr Mercedes is a war between good and... evil from the master of suspense whose insight into the mind of this obsessed insane killer is chilling and unforgettable more
Marriage can be a real killer One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time New York Times bestseller Gillian Flynn takes that statement to its darkest place in this unputdownable masterpiece about a marriage gone terribly terribly wrong The Chicago Tribune proclaimed that her work draws you in and keeps you reading with the force of a pure but nasty addiction Gone Girl s toxic mix of sharp-edged wit and deliciously chilling prose creates a nerve-fraying thriller that confounds you at every turn On a warm summer morning in North Carthage Missouri it is Nick and Amy Dunne s fifth wedding anniversary Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick s clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn t doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of his wife s head but passages from Amy s diary reveal the alpha-girl perfectionist could have put anyone dangerously on edge Under mounting pressure from the police and the media as well as Amy s fiercely doting parents the town golden boy parades an endless series of lies deceits and inappropriate behavior Nick is oddly evasive and he s... definitely bitter but is he really a killer As the cops close in every couple in town is soon wondering how well they know the one that they love With his twin sister Margo at his side Nick stands by his innocence Trouble is if Nick didn t do it where is that beautiful wife And what was in that silvery gift box hidden in the back of her bedroom closet With her razor-sharp writing and trademark psychological insight Gillian Flynn delivers a fast-paced devilishly dark and ingeniously plotted thriller that confirms her status as one of the hottest writers around more
The extraordinary new Lucas Davenport thriller from 1 New York Times-bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner John Sandford The night after the fourth of July Layton Carlson Jr of Red Wing Minnesota finally got lucky And unlucky He d picked the perfect spot to lose his virginity to his girlfriend an abandoned farmyard in the middle of cornfields nice private and quiet The only problem was something smelled bad like really bad He mentioned it to a county deputy he knew and when the cop took a look he found a body stuffed down a cistern And then another and another By the time Lucas Davenport was called in the police were up to fifteen bodies and counting And as if that wasn t bad enough when Lucas began to investigate he made some disturbing discoveries of his own The victims had been killed over a great many years one every summer regular as clockwork How could this have happened without anybody noticing Because one thing was for sure the killer had to live close by He was probably even someone they saw every day
The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960 It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Academy Award-winning film also a classic Compassionate dramatic and deeply moving To Kill A Mockingbird takes readers to the roots of human behavior - to innocence and experience kindness and cruelty love and hatred humor and pathos Now with over 18 million copies in print and translated into forty languages this regional story by a young Alabama woman claims universal appeal Harper Lee always considered her book to be a simple love story Today it is regarded as a masterpiece of American literature
Hailed by Stephen King in Entertainment Weekly as the coolest continuing series character now on offer Jack Reacher returns in the riveting new thriller from 1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child