Deck the Halls - Movie Tie-In

By Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark, the “Queen of Suspense,” and her daughter, bestselling writer Carol Higgins Clark, joined forces for the 1st time to create a thrilling and wonderful suspense novel—the tale of a kidnapping performed out opposed to a vacation setting.

Three days earlier than Christmas, Regan Reilly, the dynamic younger sleuth featured within the novels of Carol Higgins Clark, unintentionally meets Alvirah Meehan, Mary Higgins Clark’s recognized lottery winner and beginner detective, at a brand new Jersey dentist’s workplace. That’s the place all of it starts.

While Regan’s mom, Nora, the well-known secret author, is within the clinic with a damaged leg, her husband, Luke, and his chauffeur, Rosita, are abducted and held for a million-dollar ransom. jointly, Regan and Alvirah music the case because the inept but harmful kidnappers make their calls for recognized. in the meantime, Luke and Rosita are held captive on a houseboat at the Hudson River and a fierce iciness typhoon is amassing strength.

DECK THE HALLS blends suspense with poignancy, laugh-out-loud humor, and all-around vacation cheer—a Christmas vintage for lots of seasons to come back.

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A Place of Hiding

By Elizabeth George

In a single of her such a lot compelling mysteries, bestselling novelist Elizabeth George explores the darker landscapes of human relationships. right here she tells a gripping, suspenseful tale of betrayal and devotion, conflict and remembrance, love and loss . . . and the better truths to which we needs to all eventually answer.

An remoted seashore at the island of Guernsey within the English Channel is the scene of the homicide of man Brouard, certainly one of Guernsey’s wealthiest population and its major benefactor. pressured as a toddler to escape the Nazis in Paris, Brouard used to be engaged in his most modern venture whilst he died: a museum honoring those that resisted the German profession of the island in the course of global struggle II. it's from this era that his assassin could have come. yet there are others on Guernsey who wish man Brouard useless. As forensic scientist Simon St. James and his spouse, Deborah, quickly observe, probably all people at the history-haunted island has anything to conceal. . . . And at the back of the entire lies and alibis, a killer is lurking.

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The Reporter (Maxi Poole Mysteries)

By Kelly Lange

Who killed Jack Nathanson, the Academy Award-winning director? many people had causes, together with his outdated Chicago good friend whom Jack screwed out of a construction deal, and Meg Davis, a heavily disturbed former baby superstar, who could have been sexually abused by way of Jack in the course of filmings. let alone each of his 4 ex-wives. but if Maxi Poole, Jack's 3rd spouse and Hollywood reporter of Channel 6 information, joins up with the police, they quickly realize the homicide isn't really a criminal offense of ardour. Now, with Maxi herself a relocating objective, Jack's housekeeper and most up-to-date spouse quickly develop into sufferers of a truly offended individual. And Jack's mystery mistress, who had an extended shelf lifestyles than any of his better halves, yet much less to teach for the difficulty, is ready to take the highlight.

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The Associate

By Phillip Margolin

A poster boy for the yankee Dream, former blue-collar child became high-powered attorney Daniel Ames is on effortless highway as an affiliate at Reed, Briggs, Portland's such a lot prestigious legislations firm—until one guy . . . and one case . . . swap everything.

When a charismatic legal professional sues the firm's greatest purchaser, a pharmaceutical corporation, for production a drug that factors unspeakable delivery defects, Daniel believes the case has no benefit. but if info implicating corporation malfeasance surfaces, the intrepid attorney doggedly scrambles to discover the truth—an research that leads him right into a vortex of greed, corruption, deceit, and homicide. without warning stuck at the unsuitable aspect of the legislation and within the crosshairs of a robust enemy, Daniel needs to unmask an evil conspiracy that desires to bury a dangerous mystery . . . and Daniel with it.

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Forever Odd: An Odd Thomas Novel

By Dean Koontz

I see lifeless humans. yet then, through God, I do anything approximately it. unusual Thomas by no means requested for his distinctive skill. He’s simply a regular man attempting to dwell a quiet lifestyles within the small barren region city of Pico Mundo. but he feels a duty to do correct through his otherworldly confidants, and that’s why he’s received hearts on either side of the divide among existence and dying. but if a early life pal disappears, extraordinary discovers whatever worse than a lifeless physique and embarks on a heart-stopping conflict of will and wits with an enemy of remarkable crafty. within the hours to return there will be no blameless bystanders, and each sacrifice can tip the stability among melancholy and wish.
You’re invited on an unforgettable trip via an international of terror and transcendence to wonders past imagining. and you'll don't have any greater advisor than atypical Thomas.

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Beneath the Shadows

By Sara Foster

In this exciting gothic suspense debut by means of Sara Foster within the culture of Rosamund Lupton and Sophie Hannah, a tender mom searches Yorkshire's windswept moors for the reality in the back of her husband's mysterious disappearance.


When Grace's husband, Adam, inherits an remoted North Yorkshire cottage, they go away the bustle of London in the back of to attempt a brand new lifestyles. per week later, Adam vanishes and not using a hint, leaving their child daughter, Millie, in her stroller at the doorstep. the subsequent 12 months, Grace returns to the tiny village at the untamed heath. Everyone―the police, her mom and dad, even her ally and more youthful sister―is confident that Adam left her. yet Grace, not able to allow pass of her thoughts in their love and lifestyles jointly, can't settle for this clarification. She is determined for solutions, however the napping, deeply superstitious hamlet is unwilling to renounce its secrets and techniques. As Grace hunts via forgotten corners of the cottage looking for clues, and digs deeper into the lives of the locals, unusual desires start to hang-out her. Are the villagers hiding whatever, or is she changing into more and more paranoid? basically as snow fall threatens to chop her and Millie off from the remainder of the realm does Grace make a poor discovery. She has been having a look within the fallacious position for solutions all alongside, and she or he and her daughter should be in negative risk if she can't get them away in time.

"A haunting story of loss and one woman's look for the reality irrespective of the implications. This vividly written novel will go away you breathless and as chilled because the starkly attractive North Yorkshire moors the place this compelling tale unfolds." –Heather Gudenkauf, long island instances bestselling writer of this stuff Hidden

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The Company You Keep (Kendra Clayton Series Book 1)

By Angela Henry

Challenging as she attempted, twenty-eight-year-old Kendra Clayton by no means rather broke out of her fatherland of Willow, Ohio. Now she works part-time as a GED teacher and beefs up her source of revenue through hostessing at her uncle’s eating place, absorbing the neighborhood gossip. It’s a quiet existence, yet Kendra hasn’t given up wish that in the future Mr. correct will stroll in the course of the door. meanwhile, her sleepy hole is ready to get a impolite awakening, and Kendra is set to get a few excitement—though it’s no longer rather what she had in brain.

When her buddy Bernie's boyfriend, a infamous womanizer, is brutally murdered, either she and Kendra are implicated within the crime. the single method Kendra can retailer herself—and the pal she believes is innocent—is through doing a little investigating of her personal. And the nearer she seems, the extra suspects she finds.

Jordan used to be a guy that ladies enjoyed and hated—usually whilst. Now certainly one of them has crossed that skinny line. yet among Jordan’s earlier and current conquests—and a sequence of emptied wallets and vengeful hearts—which you'll be a killer? As Kendra’s interest attracts her deeper into the case, she additionally will get into an unforeseen charm to a guy who might carry the lacking piece of the puzzle—if she will be able to live on lengthy sufficient to place it jointly.

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Pars vite et reviens tard (Commissaire Adamsberg)

By Fred Vargas

On l’a peint soigneusement sur les treize portes d’un immeuble, dans le 18e arrondissement de Paris : un grand four noir, inversé, à los angeles base élargie. En dessous, trois lettres : CLT.

Le commissaire Adamsberg les photographie, et hésite : easy graffiti, ou threat ?

À l’autre bout de los angeles ville, Joss, l’ancien marin breton devenu Crieur de nouvelles est perplexe. Depuis trois semaines, une major glisse à l. a. nuit d’incompréhensibles missives dans sa boîte à messages. Un amuseur ? Un cinglé ?

Son ancêtre murmure à son oreille : « Fais gaffe à toi, Joss».

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The Black Path (Rebecka Martinsson)

A grisly torture-murder, a haunting northern Sweden backdrop, and a gloomy drama of twisted sexuality collide memorably in Åsa Larsson’s masterpiece of suspense—a story of risk, desire, longing, and darkness past imagining.

The lifeless girl used to be discovered on a frozen lake, her physique riddled with proof of torture. immediately, Inspector Anna-Maria Mella understands she wishes support. as the lifeless woman—found in work out outfits with lacy lingerie underneath them—was a key participant in a mining corporation whose tentacles achieve around the globe. Anna-Maria wishes a legal professional to aid clarify a few things—and she understands one of many best.

Attorney Rebecka Martinsson is desirous to come again to paintings, to consider alive back after a case that just about destroyed her. quickly Rebecka is prying into the affairs of the lifeless woman’s boss, the founding father of Kallis Mining, whose dating along with his celebrity worker was once either advanced and ominous. yet what Rebecka and Anna-Maria are approximately to uncover—a tangled drama of secrets and techniques, perversion, and criminality—will lay naked a story as surprising because it is sad…about a man’s obsession, a woman’s lonely loss of life, and a killer’s chilly, chilly center.

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Past Due (Victor Carl Series)

By William Lashner

It capability anything to be a shopper. It capacity he will get my loyalty, even if he merits it or no longer. It potential he will get my very best for the cost of an hourly rate. It capability in a global the place everybody has grew to become opposed to him there's one one who will struggle via his aspect for so long as there's a conflict to be fought.
—Victor Carl

Author of the acclaimed novels Fatal Flaw, Bitter Truth, and Hostile Witness, bestselling author William Lashner crafts darkish, witty, engrossing stories of suspense related to probably the most interesting characters of recent well known fiction: Victor Carl.

A protection legal professional who lives his lifestyles in colors of grey, Victor Carl fights the entire correct fights for the entire mistaken purposes. With a failing criminal perform, a dead-end love existence, a pile of unpaid site visitors tickets, and a expertise for blending it up in difficult working-class bars and sparring with obstinate police officers, Victor skates at the razor's fringe of felony ethics looking for the straightforward dollar. however the one absolute in Victor's lifestyles is loyalty, particularly to a client—even if he occurs to be useless. Like Joey Cheaps, a no-account who takes a knife to the throat down at the waterfront, yet no longer sooner than he stocks together with his attorney his half in a bad crime.

With his customer murdered, Victor needs to look for a killer. yet fixing the crime capacity investigating the darkest spot in Joey Cheaps's misspent early life, sending Victor on a twisting trip that results in a lacking suitcase filled with funds, photos of a mysterious bare girl, and a very best courtroom justice with a mystery to conceal. And most deadly of all, Victor steps into the crosshairs of a vengeful enemy with a prior choked with soreness and a flavor for blood.

As exciting because it is darkly evocative, Past Due is an excellent story of crime and justice that takes the intrepid Victor Carl into fabulous new territory and confirms William Lashner's position one of the best suspense writers of our time.

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