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From John Grisham America s 1 bestselling author comes the most electrifying novel of the year a high-stakes thrill ride through the darkest corners of the Sunshine State We expect our judges to be honest and wise Their integrity and impartiality are the bedrock of the entire judicial system We trust them to ensure fair trials to protect the rights of all litigants to punish those who do wrong and to oversee the orderly and efficient flow of justice But what happens when a judge bends the law or takes a bribe It s rare but it happens Lacy Stoltz is an investigator for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct She is a lawyer not a cop and it is her job to respond to complaints dealing with judicial misconduct After nine years with the Board she knows that most problems are caused by incompetence not corruption But a corruption case eventually crosses her desk A previously disbarred lawyer is back in business with a new identity He now goes by the name Greg Myers and he claims to know of a Florida judge who has stolen more money than all other crooked judges combined And not just crooked judges in Florida All judges from all states and throughout U S history What s the source of the ill-gotten gains It seems the judge was secretly... involved with the construction of a large casino on Native American land The Coast Mafia financed the casino and is now helping itself to a sizable skim of each month s cash The judge is getting a cut and looking the other way It s a sweet deal Everyone is making money But now Greg wants to put a stop to it His only client is a person who knows the truth and wants to blow the whistle and collect millions under Florida law Greg files a complaint with the Board on Judicial Conduct and the case is assigned to Lacy Stoltz who immediately suspects that this one could be dangerous Dangerous is one thing Deadly is something else more
In all of Alex Cross s years with Homicide Washington DC has never been more dangerous After shots pierce the tranquil nighttime calm of Rock Creek Park a man is dead what looks at first like road rage might be something much more sinister But Alex has only just begun asking questions when he s called across town to investigate a new murder one that hits close to home Washington s own chief of detectives And Alex s former boss beloved mentor of Alex s wife Bree Now there s a killer on the loose a long list of possible suspects a city in panic and nobody in charge of the besieged police force Until Bree gets tapped for the job As Bree scrambles to find her footing and close two high-profile cases new violence stuns the capital What should be a time for her to rely on Alex for support and cooperation is instead a moment of crisis in their marriage as well as their city when their investigative instincts clash and their relationship reaches a breaking point And the fiendish mind behind all the violence has appointed himself judge jury and executioner with a terrifying master plan he s only begun to put in motion To beat him at his own game Alex and Bree must take the law back into their own hands before he puts them both out of... commission permanently more
1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The incomparable hero of Jack Reacher Never Go Back takes readers to school in his most explosive novel yet After eleven straight global 1 bestsellers discover the thrillers that The New York Times calls utterly addictive It s 1996 and Reacher is still in the army In the morning they give him a medal and in the afternoon they send him back to school That night he s off the grid Out of sight out of mind Two other men are in the classroom an FBI agent and a CIA analyst Each is a first-rate operator each is fresh off a big win and each is wondering what the hell they are doing there Then they find out A Jihadist sleeper cell in Hamburg Germany has received an unexpected visitor a Saudi courier seeking safe haven while waiting to rendezvous with persons unknown A CIA asset undercover inside the cell has overheard the courier whisper a chilling message The American wants a hundred million dollars For what And who from Reacher and his two new friends are told to find the American Reacher recruits the best soldier he has ever worked with Sergeant Frances Neagley Their mission heats up in more ways than one while always keeping their eyes on the prize If they don t get their man the world will suffer an epic... act of terrorism From Langley to Hamburg Jalalabad to Kiev Night School moves like a bullet through a treacherous landscape of double crosses faked identities and new and terrible enemies as Reacher maneuvers inside the game and outside the law Praise for 1 bestselling author Lee Child and his Jack Reacher series Reacher is one of this century s most original tantalizing pop-fiction heroes The Washington Postmore
1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In the heart of Trenton N J a killer is out to make sure someone gets his just desserts Larry Virgil skipped out on his latest court date after he was arrested for hijacking an eighteen-wheeler full of premium bourbon Fortunately for bounty hunter Stephanie Plum Larry is just stupid enough to attempt almost the exact same crime again Only this time he flees the scene leaving behind a freezer truck loaded with Bogart ice cream and a dead body frozen solid and covered in chocolate and chopped pecans As fate would have it Stephanie s mentor and occasional employer Ranger needs her to go undercover at the Bogart factory to find out who s putting their employees on ice and sabotaging the business It s going to be hard for Stephanie to keep her hands off all that ice cream and even harder for her to keep her hands off Ranger It s also going to be hard to explain to Trenton s hottest cop Joe Morelli why she is spending late nights with Ranger late nights with Lula and Randy Briggs who are naked and afraid and late nights keeping tabs on Grandma Mazur and her new fella Stephanie Plum has a lot on her plate but for a girl who claims to have virtually no marketable skills these are the kinds of sweet... assignments she does best more
The 1 New York Times Bestseller USA Today Book of the Year now a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt 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
Special Agent John Puller combat veteran and the army s most tenacious investigator is back in this action-packed thriller from worldwide 1 bestselling author David Baldacci NO MAN S LANDTwo men Thirty years John Puller s mother Jackie vanished thirty years ago from Fort Monroe Virginia when Puller was just a boy Paul Rogers has been in prison for ten years But twenty years before that he was at Fort Monroe One night three decades ago Puller s and Rogers worlds collided with devastating results and the truth has been buried ever since Until now Military investigators armed with a letter from a friend of Jackie s arrive in the hospital room of Puller s father--a legendary three-star now sinking into dementia--and reveal that Puller Sr has been accused of murdering Jackie Aided by his brother Robert Puller an Air Force major and Veronica Knox who works for a shadowy U S intelligence organization Puller begins a journey that will take him into his own past to find the truth about his mother Paul Rogers time is running out With the clock ticking he begins his own journey one that will take him across the country to the place where all his troubles began a mysterious building on the grounds of Fort Monroe There thirty years ago the... man Rogers had once been vanished too and was replaced with a monster And now the monster wants revenge And the only person standing in his way is John Puller more
1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNotable Book of 2016 --Washington PostDetective Harry Bosch must track down someone who may never have existed in the new thriller from 1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly Harry Bosch is California s newest private investigator He doesn t advertise he doesn t have an office and he s picky about who he works for but it doesn t matter His chops from thirty years with the LAPD speak for themselves Soon one of Southern California s biggest moguls comes calling The reclusive billionaire is nearing the end of his life and is haunted by one regret When he was young he had a relationship with a Mexican girl his great love But soon after becoming pregnant she disappeared Did she have the baby And if so what happened to it Desperate to know whether he has an heir the dying magnate hires Bosch the only person he can trust With such a vast fortune at stake Harry realizes that his mission could be risky not only for himself but for the one he s seeking But as he begins to uncover the haunting story--and finds uncanny links to his own past--he knows he cannot rest until he finds the truth At the same time unable to leave cop work behind completely he volunteers as an investigator for a tiny... cash-strapped police department and finds himself tracking a serial rapist who is one of the most baffling and dangerous foes he has ever faced Swift unpredictable and thrilling The Wrong Side of Goodbye shows that Michael Connelly continues to amaze with his consistent skill and sizzle Cleveland Plain Dealer more
In this gripping page-turner an ex-agent on the run from her former employers must take one more case to clear her name and save her life She used to work for the U S government but very few people ever knew that An expert in her field she was one of the darkest secrets of an agency so clandestine it doesn t even have a name And when they decided she was a liability they came for her without warning Now she rarely stays in the same place or uses the same name for long They ve killed the only other person she trusted but something she knows still poses a threat They want her dead and soon When her former handler offers her a way out she realizes it s her only chance to erase the giant target on her back But it means taking one last job for her ex-employers To her horror the information she acquires only makes her situation more dangerous Resolving to meet the threat head on she prepares for the toughest fight of her life but finds herself falling for a man who can only complicate her likelihood of survival As she sees her choices being rapidly whittled down she must apply her unique talents in ways she never dreamed of In this tautly plotted novel Meyer creates a fierce and fascinating new heroine with a very specialized skill set... And she shows once again why she s one of the world s bestselling authors more
Mackenzie Allen Philips youngest daughter Missy has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness Four years later in the midst of his Great Sadness Mack receives a suspicious note apparently from God inviting him back to that shack for a weekend Against his better judgment he arrives at the shack on a wintry afternoon and walks back into his darkest nightmare What he finds there will change Mack s world forever In a world where religion seems to grow increasingly irrelevant The Shack wrestles with the timeless question Where is God in a world so filled with unspeakable pain The answers Mack gets will astound you and perhaps transform you as much as it did him You ll want everyone you know to read this book
Would you like to draw a picture of your pet gerbil How about portraits of your tropical fish This book and its easy-to-follow directions make it a snap Simple step-by-step diagrams show how to join circles ovals and other shapes to create likenesses of 30 adorable creatures among them a dog cat mouse parakeet pony potbelly pig lamb hermit crab and even a sugar glider that s a cute little mammal similar to a flying squirrel After you ve finished the drawings you ll find the pictures are lots of fun to color