By Jeffery Deaver
The surprising finish is just the start . . .
#1 bestselling writer Jeffery Deaver has created the main riveting and unique novel of the year-a race-against-the-clock secret, informed in reverse.
THE OCTOBER LIST
Gabriela waits desperately for information of her kidnapped daughter.
At final, the door opens.
But it's now not the negotiators. It's now not the FBI.
It's the kidnapper.
And he has a gun.
How did it come to this?
Two days in the past, Gabriela's lifestyles was once general. Then, all of the sudden, she will get note that her six-year-old daughter has been taken. She's given an ultimatum: pay part one million cash and discover a mysterious record often called the "October List" inside 30 hours, or she'll by no means see her baby back.
A mind-bending novel with twists and turns that spread from its dramatic climax again to its remarkable starting, THE OCTOBER record is Jeffery Deaver at his masterful, creative best.
By Lisa Gardner
Charlene provide believes she's going to die. For the previous few years, her youth associates were murdered one after the other. similar day. similar time. Now she's the final of her acquaintances alive, and she's counting down the ultimate 4 days of her existence till January 21.
Charlene doesn't plan on happening with no struggle. She has taken up boxing, taking pictures, and operating. She additionally desires Boston's most sensible murder detective, D. D. Warren, to deal with the investigation.
But as D.D. delves deeper into the case, she starts off to query the woman's tale. intuition tells her that Charlene will not be in any threat in any respect. If that's actual, the girl should have a secret—one so terrifying that it on my own may be the maximum possibility of all.
By Andrew Gross, James Patterson
The Women's homicide membership returns in an incredibly suspenseful mystery. Plunging right into a burning city apartment, Detective Lindsay Boxer discovers 3 useless bodies...and a mysterious message on the scene. whilst extra corpses happen, Lindsay asks her neighbors Claire Washburn of the scientific examiner's workplace, Assistant D.A. Jill Bernhardt, and San Francisco Chronicle reporter Cindy Thomas to aid her discover a assassin who vows to kill each 3 days. much more terrifying, he has designated one of many 4 acquaintances. Which one will it's?
By Jennifer Lee Carrell
Unique book: 2010
Caught in an online of evil, Kate Stanley tangles with a mythical curse, a witch-haunted blade, and all-too-modern murder.
What rate genius? Macbeth is so famously cursed that many actors refuse to call the play aloud. Kate Stanley, Shakespearean student and theater director, dismisses the curse as superstition, but--as the forged starts rehearsals on the foot of Scotland's Dunsinnan Hill--evil starts off to stir. Actors move lacking, and a trench is located packed with blood. Then Kate discovers a neighborhood girl lifeless in conditions that recommend old pagan sacrifice. Marked as both suspect or destiny sufferer, Kate races to discover a deadly, trade model of Macbeth acknowledged to include genuine rituals of witchcraft--and Shakespeare's darkest mystery.
By Clive Cussler, Justin Scott
At the ocean liner Mauretania, eu scientists with a dramatic new invention are slightly rescued from abduction by means of the Van Dorn Detective Agency's intrepid leader investigator, Isaac Bell. regrettably, they don't seem to be so fortunate the second one time. The thugs assault again-and this time one of many scientists dies. What are they retaining that's so worthy? merely whatever that might revolutionize enterprise and well known culture-and probably whatever more.
For conflict clouds are looming, and a ruthless espionage agent has noticed a beneficial chance to provide the Germans an aspect. it's as much as Isaac Bell to determine who he's, what he's as much as, and prevent him. yet he may perhaps already be too past due . . . and the way forward for the area could grasp within the stability.
By Karen Harper
Within the shadows of a graveyard, a SHOT earrings out.
Hannah Esh fled the house Valley Amish neighborhood with a damaged center, throwing herself into her worldly goals of a making a song occupation as an alternative. yet up to she attempts to run from her previous, anything retains pulling her again. On a whim, she brings 4 worldly neighbors to the Amish graveyard close to her family's domestic for a middle of the night celebration on Halloween. but if pictures are fired and one in all her buddies is killed, Hannah is pulled again into the realm of her past.
The research into the taking pictures uncovers deep-buried secrets and techniques that surprise the peaceable Amish village to its center. made up our minds to end up her worth to the group she left in the back of, Hannah makes an attempt to bridge cultures, operating heavily with either good-looking, conceited FBI agent Linc Armstrong and her former betrothed, Seth Lantz, now widowed with a tender daughter.
Caught among Seth and Linc, among outdated and new, Amish and worldly, Hannah needs to opt for her destiny. until a killer, bent on secrecy, chooses it for her.
By Charles Todd
During this soaking up new access within the acclaimed bestselling sequence, Scotland Yard’s Ian Rutledge is stuck up in a twisted internet of vengeance and murder
On the north coast of Cornwall, an obvious act of mercy is repaid via an arrest for homicide. 4 younger women were accused of the crime. A stunned father calls in a want on the domestic workplace. Scotland backyard is requested to check the case.
However, Inspector Ian Rutledge isn't the first Inspector to arrive the village. Following within the footwear of a lifeless guy, he's informed the case is all yet closed. while it takes an unforeseen own flip, Rutledge would require all his ability to accommodate the incensed households of the accused, the grieving mom and dad of the sufferer, and native police wanting to see those 4 ladies despatched to the notorious Bodmin Gaol. Then why hasn’t the killing stopped?
With no shred of facts to transparent the accused, Rutledge needs to plunge deep into the darkest secrets and techniques of a wild, appealing and hazardous position if he's to discover a killer who may-or may well not-hold the major to their destiny.
By Mary Higgins Clark
Neeve Kearny could be the simply individual in manhattan fearful in regards to the disappearance of Ethel Lambston. Ethel, a bestselling writer recognized for her juicy exposés, is likely one of the most sensible buyers at Neeve's specific Madison street boutique. yet Ethel's ex-husband, her parasitical nephew, and the style moguls skewered in her most recent article all have cause to be joyful she's not around.
while Ethel Lambston is located together with her throat minimize, Neeve's stories of her mother's long-unsolved homicide loom up once more. Now as an blameless witness within the Lambston research, Neeve is drawn right into a new nightmare...a sinister labyrinth of greed and ambition that may lead her into mortal danger...
a beautiful story of homicide, glamour and romance, whereas My lovely One Sleeps is the main fascinating novel but from Mary Higgins Clark, America's undisputed grasp of suspense.
By Tess Gerritsen
New York Times bestselling writer Tess Gerritsen’s relentless, artistic novels take readers on pulse-racing thrill rides which are as fulfilling as they're heart-stopping. Now, during this edge-of-your-seat suspense novel, a mysteriously remoted city stands deserted as a silent watcher waits.
In Wyoming for a clinical convention, Boston health worker Maura Isles joins a gaggle of pals on a spur-of-the-moment ski journey. but if their SUV stalls on a snow-choked mountain street, they’re stranded with out assist in sight.
As evening falls, the gang seeks safe haven from the snowstorm within the distant village of state Come, the place twelve eerily exact homes stand darkish and deserted. anything poor has occurred in nation Come: nutrients take a seat untouched on tables, automobiles are nonetheless parked in garages. The town’s past citizens appear to have vanished into skinny air, yet footprints within the snow betray the presence of somebody who nonetheless lurks within the chilly darkness—someone who's gazing Maura and her friends.
Days later, Boston murder detective Jane Rizzoli gets the awful information that Maura’s charred physique has been present in a mountain ravine. surprised and grieving, Jane is set to profit what occurred to her good friend. The research plunges Jane into the twisted background of nation Come, the place a grotesque discovery lies buried underneath the snow. As frightening revelations come to mild, Jane closes in on an enemy either strong and merciless—and the chilling fact approximately Maura’s destiny.
By J. D. Robb
In her years on the NYPSD, Eve Dallas has solved a few really appalling homicides. yet a few instances are worse than others.
On Manhattan's East aspect a lady lies useless on the backside of the steps, stripped of all her valuables. so much police officers could name it a mugging long past fallacious, yet Lieutenant Eve Dallas is familiar with better.
A well-off accountant and a cherished spouse and mom, Marta Dickenson doesn't appear the sort to be on anyone's hit record. but if Eve and her associate, Peabody, locate blood contained in the construction, the lieutenant is familiar with Marta's homicide used to be the paintings of a killer who's expert, yet no longer expert or clever adequate to take away the entire evidence.
But while an individual steals the documents out of Marta's place of work, Eve needs to immerse herself in her billionaire husband Roarke's international of huge enterprise to determine who's merciless and callous adequate to rent a success on an blameless girl. and because the killer's violent streak starts to improve, Eve is aware she has to attract him out, whether it capacity utilizing herself as bait...