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Within Plain Sight - Bruce Robert Coffin
Amid the dog days of summer, Detective Sergeant John Byron is called to the scene of a horrific crime: a young woman’s body, dismembered and left in an abandoned Portland lumber yard. The killing shares striking similarities with a spate of murders committed in Boston by a serial killer known only as the Horseman.As Byron’s team investigates the case, they quickly push up against powerful forces in town. But Byron will stop at nothing to find the truth, not when there is a killer on the loose and everyone is a suspect. Has the Horseman expanded his killing field? Is this the work of an ingenious copycat—or is nothing what it seems? One thing is certain: Byron must uncover the truth before the killer strikes again.
Shadow Masters Reloaded - JT Patten
Readers who enjoy J.B. Cooper, Jason Kasper, and Tim Tigner, and classic military thriller characters like Vince Flynn's Mitch Rapp and Lee Child's Jack Reacher, will tear through pages this updated edition of Safe Havens: Shadow Masters—now Shadow Masters Reloaded.Black Ops soldiers become unwittingly embroiled in unsanctioned government assassination programs to stage proxy attacks and false-flag terror events on US soil only to jumpstart military spending for a federal contractor. The story is filled with JT Patten's personal experience supporting covert activities. Readers will experience jaw-dropping twists and question who is good or bad in the blurred lines of morally ambiguous national security.Reloaded has been refreshed with twists and Easter egg surprises that extend to the follow-on two books in this series. Sean Havens is a highly trained but fallible intelligence specialist who is drawn into a treacherous world of terrorism and spies, never knowing who is a friend and who is a foe.
House on Fire - Joseph Finder
Nick Heller is at the top of his game when he receives some devastatingnews:his old army buddy Sean has died of an overdose.Sean, who once saved Nick’s life,got addicted toopioidsafter returning home wounded from war.Then atSean’s funeral, a stranger approaches Nick with a job, and maybe alsoa wayfor Nick to hold someone accountable.The woman isthe daughterof apharmaceuticalkingpinworth billions.Now she wants to become a whistleblower, exposingher fatherandhis companyfor buryingevidence thatits biggest money-makerwas dangerously addictive.It was a lie that killed hundreds ofthousandsof people, includingSean.All Nick has to dois findthe document that proves the family knew the drug’s dangers. ButNicksoon realizesthatthe sins of the patriarch are just the beginning.Beneath the surface are barely concealed cabals and conspiracies: a twisting story of family intrigue and lethal corporate machinations.In a deadly game of chess that pits Nick against a family dynasty,against brothers and sisters with schemes of their own, Nick learns how far his enemy is willing to go to protect its name and its wealth.
Finding Sharon - Matt Birkbeck
In his international bestseller A Beautiful Child, award winning investigative journalist Matt Birkbeck told the heartbreaking story of a brilliant and beautiful young woman known as Sharon Marshall.Caught in the murderous web of the monster she called her father, Sharon wasn’t her real name. But her horrifying story captured the hearts of readers everywhere and lead to a ten-year search to resolve two great mysteries – what was her true identity, and what became of her young son Michael, who was kidnapped from his first grade classroom and never seen again.The worldwide interest in Sharon’s story prompted the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children to open a new case file enlisting the FBI – and with A Beautiful Child as a roadmap, two FBI agents set their sights on death row interviews with Sharon’s tormentor to learn the shocking truth.Equal parts memoir and narrative journalism, Finding Sharon picks up where A Beautiful Child left off and brings to a close one of the greatest mysteries in the annals of law enforcement – and a miraculous ending that will leave you in tears.
Don't Speak - A.J. Park
Karl's latest novel is Sins of the Father, a thriller set in the fencing world on the back of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. His previous crime thriller, The Missing, was a Kindle top ten bestseller in the UK and has sold 60,000 copies. In 2015, it reached the coveted Number 1 spot in the Australian Kindle chart. His debut novel was the dark drama Full of Sin
Grave Choices - David Darling
Police sergeant Noah Hunter attends a colleague’s funeral and finds a body hidden in the small town’s cemetery. A killer buried the corpse underneath an open grave, hoping it would not be seen once the casket was lowered.During the investigation, more bodies are discovered, and the community is devastated and in shock as he investigates Arrow Point’s first serial killer case.Following leads, Noah interviews some of his closest friends at the police station, placing him in the murderer’s crosshairs as he draws closer.Unmasking a monster hiding in plain sight reveals even uglier truths waiting to be unearthed.Some secrets should remain safely buried—forever.
Shapers of Worlds Volume 2 - Edward Willett
Explore twenty-four imaginative tales crafted by some of today’s best writers of science fiction and fantasy, all guests on Aurora Award-winning podcastThe Worldshapersduring its second year, including international bestsellers and winners of every major award in the field as well as newer authors just beginning what promise to be stellar careers.There are brand-new stories from Kelley Armstrong, Marie Brennan, Garth Nix, Candas Jane Dorsey, Jeremy Szal, Edward Willett, Bryan Thomas Schmidt, Lisa Foiles, Susan Forest, Matthew Hughes, Heli Kennedy, Helen Dale, Adria Laycraft, Edward Savio, Lisa Kessler, Ira Nayman, James Alan Gardner, and Tim Pratt, plus fiction by Jeffrey A. Carver, David D. Levine, Carrie Vaughn, Nancy Kress, Barbara Hambly, and S.M. Stirling.
Kill Creek - Scott Thomas
At the end of a dark prairie road, nearly forgotten in the Kansas countryside, is the Finch House. For years it has remained empty, overgrown, abandoned. Soon the door will be opened for the first time in decades. But something is waiting, lurking in the shadows, anxious to meet its new guests…When best-selling horror author Sam McGarver is invited to spend Halloween night in one of the country’s most infamous haunted houses, he reluctantly agrees. At least he won’t be alone; joining him are three other masters of the macabre, writers who have helped shape modern horror. But what begins as a simple publicity stunt will become a fight for survival. The entity they have awakened will follow them, torment them, threatening to make them a part of the bloody legacy of Kill Creek.
To Sleep with Stones - W.L. Hawkin
“Estrada scrutinized the tats, wondering how far the ink extended beneath the worn leather kilt, and just how painful it would be to have your genitals tattooed. He knew about ink—wore the black lacy wings of an angel on his back. Her feathers extended across his shoulders and down his glutes. That ink had broken more than his skin. “When a renegade archaeologist discovers an ancient Egyptianartifact in Scotland, Dylan McBride’s world implodes. Imprisoned for murder, he summons his friend, the Wicca Priest, Estrada, to solve the crime and set him free. Unable to turn down Dylan’s cry for help, Estrada abandons his melancholy lover in Canada where he gets targeted by a vicious vampire.Estrada faces his inner demons. After playing vampire for years, Michael Stryker confronts a real vampire in a life-changing showdown. And, sweet, virginal, Dylan McBride, faces his greatest fears in one of Scotland’s most terrifying prisons. Who will survive?A fast-paced murder mystery spiked with edgy urban fantasy, that opens portals into the realm of witches, faeries, and vampires.