Blood Orchids (Lei Crime, Book 1)

By Toby Neal

Hawaii is palm timber, black sand and blue water—but for policewoman Lei Texeira, there’s a depressing facet to paradise.

Lei has conquer a scarred previous to make a lifestyles for herself as a cop within the sleepy tremendous Island city of Hilo. On a regimen patrol she reveals murdered teenagers—one of whom she’d lately busted. With its echoes of her personal prior, the murdered girl’s harsh lifestyles and tragic loss of life impact Lei deeply. She turns into obsessed—even because the killer is interested in Lei's depth, feeding off her vulnerabilities and toying along with her sanity. Despite her obsession with the case and worry that she's being stalked, Lei reveals herself falling in love for the 1st time.

Steaming volcanoes, black sand seashores and shrouded fern forests are the backdrop to Lei's quest for answers—and the stalker is nearer than she will think, as threads of the previous tangle in her destiny.

Lei is set to discover the killer—but he is aware the place to discover her first.

Fast-paced crime secret with a marginally of romance, readers name Blood Orchids "un-putdownable!"

"Sometimes in crime fiction you stumble throughout a personality who lives on past the book's finish by way of advantage in their mental complexity, and the richness with which the writer has drawn them. Will Graham, Jack Reacher, Alex go, and now they've got a necessary girl counterpart in Lei Teixera. Blood Orchids is that rarity between debut novels, in that it satisfies on each point. a strong new expertise is at the scene, whole-heartedly recommended."-Drew pass, former police officer and writer of BiteMarks

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Cut and Thrust: A Stone Barrington Novel

By Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington enters the cutthroat fray of politics within the remarkable new mystery from #1 New York Times bestselling writer Stuart Woods.

When Stone Barrington travels to la for the most important political conference of the 12 months, he unearths the scene relatively shaken up: a blinding newcomer—and shut pal of Stone’s—has given the delegates an unforeseen selection, an important alliances are made and damaged in the back of closed doorways, and apparently multiple seat will be up for grabs.  And amid the formidable schemers and hangers-on are a couple of those who might use the chaotic occasions as hide for extra sinister plans….

In this milieu of glad-handing and backroom bargains, basically the canniest participant can pop out on top…and it's going to take all of Stone’s discretion and powers of persuasion to rearrange a fascinating consequence.

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The Information Officer: A Novel

By Mark Mills

In the summertime of 1942, Max Chadwick is the British officer charged with manipulating the scoop on Malta to strengthen the population’s fragile esprit de corps, because the small windswept island endures relentless Axis air raids. The fiercely self sustaining Maltese, and some broken-down fighter planes, are all that stand within the face of Nazi career and maybe even victory—for Malta is the stepping-stone the Germans desire among Europe and North Africa.

When Max learns of the brutal homicide of a tender island woman—along with facts that the crime can have been devoted by means of a British officer—he is familiar with that the Maltese loyalty to the warfare attempt might be immediately shattered. Max needs to examine the murder—beyond the gaze of his superiors, pals, or even the girl he loves—as the clock ticks down towards all-out invasion.

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Petals on the Wind (Dollanganger)

By V.C. Andrews

For Carrie, Chris and Cathy the attic was once a depressing horror that may now not depart their minds.
in fact mom needed to fake they did not exist and grandmother used to be confident that they had the satan in them.
yet that wasn't their fault. was once it?
Cathy knew what to do. She knew it used to be time to teach her mom and grandmother that the ache and terror of the attic couldn't be forgotten...Show them. express them -- as soon as and for all.

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The Tesseract

By Alex Garland

An intricately woven, suspenseful novel of mental and political intrigue, The Tesseract follows the interlocking fates of 3 units of characters within the Philippines: gangsters in a chase in the course of the streets of Manila; a middle-class mom placing her young children to mattress within the suburbs and remembering her past love; and a pair of highway young ones and the rich psychiatrist who's learning their goals. Alex Garland demonstrates the diversity of his awesome abilities as a novelist during this nationwide bestseller, a Chinese puzzle of a unique approximately 3 intersecting units of characters within the Philippines.

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The Color of Death

By Elizabeth Lowell

Kate Chandler has authorised a fee that may solidify her attractiveness as a world-class gem cutter. yet in the course of what must have been an easy move, seven infrequent, helpful sapphires vanish with out a hint, besides their courier, her brother Lee, who now, fairly potentially, is useless. And without notice Kate is at the run, pursued via federal brokers who think she's the felony mastermind of a crafty bait-and-switch.

Only Kate suspects the terrifying fact: that she's stumbled right into a conspiracy of deceit, betrayal, and cold-blooded homicide that is going some distance past an easy jewel heist. Getting Sam Groves, the FBI certain agent who is her consistent shadow, to belief her is a step within the correct path -- however it will be too little and too overdue in a bloody online game the place terror dictates her each movement. simply because a ruthless murderer has already bought the order that Kate Chandler needs to die ...

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Marketplace for Murder

By RoseMary McDaniel a.k.a. Amy Hayle

A classic 1830s warehouse and shop for items shipped at the river, many retail companies situated there over the subsequent a hundred and seventy years. It used to be a silent sentinel to many adjustments, together with betrayal, treachery, and loss of life. Can Cory, Callie's brother achieve overcoming the hidden charisma of tragedy along with his artwork gallery within the outdated shop? this is often booklet 21 within the Fruihills Suspense sequence, a spot that hasn't ever misplaced its tie to a spirit-filled past.

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Exclusive

By Sandra Brown

Barrie Travis is a rattling stable reporter caught at a not pricey tv station while the 1st woman calls her―and bargains her the possibility of a life-time. shocked through the lack of her little one son, the president’s spouse tricks he can have been murdered. Barrie units out to discover the reality, struggling with for the specific tale with the aid of grey Bondurant, a mysterious former presidential aide. quickly they unearth White condo secrets and techniques that, if uncovered, might topple the presidency. and sure robust events wish not anything greater than to work out the scandalous past―and a definite younger reporter―dead and buried.

“Fast enjoyable with a wild twist on the end.” ―Cosmopolitan

“A plot-wise, unique yarn.” ―People

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The Slither Sisters (Tales from Lovecraft Middle School, Book 2)

By Charles Gilman

"Two-headed monsters, immense tentacles, indignant demons -- Lovecraft heart School is superb creepy fun!"
--Ransom Riggs, writer of Miss Peregrine's domestic for extraordinary Children

This moment novel within the Tales from Lovecraft center School sequence starts correct the place Professor Gargoyle ended.Seventh-grader Robert Arthur has found that of his classmates are literally sinister snake-women in conceal. Even worse, his new center university is stuffed with "gates" to a terrifying exchange size -- a haunted mansion packed with unusual spirits and titanic beasts.For Robert to guard his lecturers and classmates, he'll have to go back to this haunted measurement along with his top buddies Glenn and Karina.Can they discover the secrets and techniques of Lovecraft center university sooner than it's too late?

The Slither Sisters gains more unusual beasts, more unusual mysteries, and extra adventure.It's ideal for readers a long time 10 and up. better of all, the canopy includes a cutting-edge "morphing" picture portrait -- so that you can individually witness the sisters starting to be their slithering modify egos.You won't think your eyes!

From the Hardcover edition.

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7 Steps to Midnight

By Richard Matheson

Govt mathematician Chris Barton lives a regimen life—until, on the finish of a regular workday, he unearths his vehicle lacking from the worker parking zone. while he ultimately arrives domestic, there's a stranger residing in his house—a guy who claims to be him. Thrust all of sudden right into a surreal global the place the facts of his senses can't be depended on and strangers try to kill him, Chris needs to stay away from violent assassins whereas following a path of cryptic clues to regain his lifestyles.

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