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Blue Moon: A Jack Reacher Novel
by Lee Child

Language

English

Pages

359

Publication Date

October 29, 2019

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<b>#1 <i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER 鈥?In the next highly anticipated installment of Lee Child鈥檚 acclaimed suspense series, Jack Reacher comes to the aid of an elderly couple . . . and confronts his most dangerous opponents yet.</b><br /><b>聽</b><br /><b>鈥淛ack Reacher is today鈥檚 James Bond, a thriller hero we can鈥檛 get enough of.鈥濃€擪en Follett</b><br /><br />鈥淭his is a random universe,鈥?Reacher says.聽鈥淥nce in a blue moon things turn out just right.鈥?lt;br />聽<br />This isn鈥檛 one of those times.<br />聽<br />Reacher is on a Greyhound bus, minding his own business, with no particular place to go, and all the time in the world to get there. Then he steps off the bus to help an old man who is obviously just a victim waiting to happen.聽But you know what they say about good deeds.聽Now Reacher wants to make it right.<br />聽<br />An elderly couple have made a few well-meaning mistakes, and now they owe big money to some very bad people. One brazen move leads to another, and suddenly Reacher finds himself a wanted man in the middle of a brutal turf war between rival Ukrainian and Albanian gangs.<br />聽<br />Reacher has to stay one step ahead of the loan sharks, the thugs, and the assassins. He teams up with a fed-up waitress who knows a little more than she鈥檚 letting on, and sets out to take down the powerful and make the greedy pay. It鈥檚 a long shot. The odds are against him.聽But Reacher believes in a certain kind of justice . . . the kind that comes along once in a blue moon.
The 19th Christmas (Women's Murder Club)
by , Maxine Paetro

Language

English

Pages

339

Publication Date

October 07, 2019

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<b>#1 <i>New York Times </i>bestseller --</b><b>If the Women's Murder Club can't be together this Christmas, a killer is to blame. </b><b><br /></b>As the holidays approach, Detective Lindsay Boxer and her friends in the Women's Murder Club have much to celebrate. Crime is down. The medical examiner's office is quiet. Even the courts are showing some Christmas spirit. And the news cycle is so slow that journalist Cindy Thomas is on assignment to tell a story about the true meaning of the season for San Francisco. <br />Then a fearsome criminal known only as "Loman" seizes control of the headlines. Solving crimes never happens on schedule, but as this criminal mastermind unleashes credible threats by the hour, the month of December is upended for the Women's Murder Club. Avoiding tragedy is the only holiday miracle they seek.
Twisted Twenty-Six (Stephanie Plum Book 26)
by Janet Evanovich

Language

English

Pages

312

Publication Date

November 12, 2019

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<b>This isn't just another case. This is family.</b><br /><br /><b>How far will Stephanie Plum go to protect the one person who means the most to her? The stakes have never been higher in this #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestseller from Janet Evanovich.</b><br /><br />Grandma Mazur has decided to get married again - this time to a local gangster named Jimmy Rosolli. If Stephanie has her doubts about this marriage, she doesn't have to worry for long, because the groom drops dead of a heart attack 45 minutes after saying, "I do."聽 聽聽<br /><br />A sad day for Grandma Mazur turns into something far more dangerous when Jimmy's former "business partners" are convinced that his new widow is keeping the keys to a financial windfall all to herself. But the one thing these wise guys didn't count on was the widow's bounty hunter granddaughter, who'll do anything to save her.
A Minute to Midnight (An Atlee Pine Thriller Book 2)
by David Baldacci

Language

English

Pages

433

Publication Date

November 19, 2019

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<b>FBI Agent Atlee Pine returns to her Georgia hometown to investigate her twin sister's abduction, only to encounter a serial killer in this page-turning thriller from the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author.</b><b><br /></b>FBI Agent Atlee Pine's life was never the same after her twin sister Mercy was kidnapped--and likely killed--thirty years ago. After a lifetime of torturous uncertainty, Atlee's unresolved anger finally gets the better of her on the job, and she finds she has to deal with the demons of her past if she wants to remain with the FBI.<br /><br /> Atlee and her assistant Carol Blum head back to Atlee's rural hometown in Georgia to see what they can uncover about the traumatic night Mercy was taken and Pine was almost killed. But soon after Atlee begins her investigation, a local woman is found ritualistically murdered, her face covered with a wedding veil--and the first killing is quickly followed by a second bizarre murder.<br /><br /> Atlee is determined to continue her search for answers, but now she must also set her sights on finding a potential serial killer before another victim is claimed. But in a small town full of secrets--some of which could answer the questions that have plagued Atlee her entire life--digging deeper into the past could be more dangerous than she realizes . . . <br /><br />
Unspeakable Things
by Jess Lourey

Language

English

Pages

296

Publication Date

January 01, 2020

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<p><b>Inspired by a terrifying true story from the author鈥檚 hometown, a heart-pounding novel of suspense about a small Minnesota community where nothing is as quiet鈥攐r as safe鈥攁s it seems.</b></p><p>Cassie McDowell鈥檚 life in 1980s Minnesota seems perfectly wholesome. She lives on a farm, loves school, and has a crush on the nicest boy in class. Yes, there are her parents鈥?strange parties and their parade of deviant guests, but she鈥檚 grown accustomed to them.</p><p>All that changes when someone comes hunting in Lilydale.</p><p>One by one, local boys go missing. One by one, they return changed鈥攙iolent, moody, and withdrawn. What happened to them becomes the stuff of shocking rumors. The accusations of who鈥檚 responsible grow just as wild, and dangerous town secrets start to surface. Then Cassie鈥檚 own sister undergoes the dark change. If she is to survive, Cassie must find her way in an adult world where every sin is justified, and only the truth is unforgivable.</p>
The Night Fire (Ren茅e Ballard Book 3)
by Michael Connelly

Language

English

Pages

417

Publication Date

October 22, 2019

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<b>Harry Bosch and LAPD Detective </b><b>Ren茅e Ballard come together again on the murder case that obsessed Bosch's mentor, the man who trained him---new from #1 <i>New York Times </i>bestselling author Michael Connelly</b> <b><br /></b> <br />Back when Harry Bosch was just a rookie homicide detective, he had an inspiring mentor who taught him to take the work personally and light the fire of relentlessness for every case. Now that mentor, John Jack Thompson, is dead, and his widow gives Bosch a murder book, one that Thompson took with him when he left the LAPD twenty years before -- the unsolved killing of a troubled young man.<br /><br />Bosch takes the murder book to Detective Ren茅e Ballard and asks her to help him discover what about this crime lit Thompson's fire all those years ago. As she begins her inqueries -- while still working her own cases on the midnight shift -- Ballad finds aspects of the initial investigation that just don't add up.<br /><br />The bond between Bosch and Ballard tightens as they become a formidable investigation team. And they soon arrive at a disturbing question: Did Thompson steal the murder book to work the case in retirement, or to make sure it never got solved? <br />Written with the intense pacing and masterful suspense that have made Michael Connelly "the hard-boiled fiction master of our time" (NPR),<i> The Night Fire</i> continues the unofficial partnership of two fierce detectives determined not to let the fire with burn out.
Criss Cross (Alex Cross Book 27)
by James Patterson

Language

English

Pages

401

Publication Date

November 25, 2019

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<b>A killer with all the skills of a master detective has made Alex Cross the subject of his deranged "investigation."</b><br />In a Virginia penitentiary, Alex Cross and his partner, John Sampson, witness the execution of a killer they helped convict. Hours later, they are called to the scene of a copycat crime. A note signed "M" rests on the corpse. <i>"You messed up big time, Dr. Cross." </i><i><br /></i>Was an innocent man just put to death? Alex soon realizes he may have much to answer for, as "M" lures the detective out of the capital to the sites of multiple homicides, all marked with distressingly familiar details -- details that conjure up decades-old cases. Details that conjure up Cross family secrets. Details that make clear that M is after a prize so dear that -- were the killer to attain it -- Alex's heart would no longer have reason to beat.
Lost Hills (Eve Ronin Book 1)
by Lee Goldberg

Language

English

Pages

237

Publication Date

January 01, 2020

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<p><b>鈥?lt;i>Lost Hills</i> is Lee Goldberg at his best. Inspired by the real-world grit and glitz of LA County crime, this book takes no prisoners. And neither does Eve Ronin. Take a ride with her and you鈥檒l find yourself with a heroine for the ages. And you鈥檒l be left hoping for more.鈥?鈥擬ichael Connelly, #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author</b></p><p><b>鈥淭hrills and chills! <i>Lost Hills</i> is the perfect combination of action and suspense, not to mention Eve Ronin is one of the best new female characters in ages. You will race through the pages!鈥?鈥擫isa Gardner, #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author</b></p><p>A video of Deputy Eve Ronin鈥檚 off-duty arrest of an abusive movie star goes viral, turning her into a popular hero at a time when the Los Angeles County Sheriff鈥檚 Department is plagued by scandal. The sheriff, desperate for more positive press, makes Eve the youngest female homicide detective in the department鈥檚 history.</p><p>Now Eve, with a lot to learn and resented by her colleagues, has to justify her new badge. Her chance comes when she and her burned-out, soon-to-retire partner are called to the blood-splattered home of a missing single mother and her two kids. The horrific carnage screams multiple murder鈥攂ut there are no corpses.</p><p>Eve has to rely on her instincts and tenacity to find the bodies and capture the vicious killer, all while battling her own insecurities and mounting pressure from the media, her bosses, and the bereaved family. It鈥檚 a deadly ordeal that will either prove her skills鈥r totally destroy her.</p>
A Better Man: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel
by Louise Penny

Language

English

Pages

417

Publication Date

August 27, 2019

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<p><b>鈥溾€楢 Better Man,' with its mix of meteorological suspense, psychological insight and criminal pursuit, is arguably the best book yet in an outstanding, original oeuvre.鈥?鈥擳om Nolan, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i></b><br /><b></b><br /><b>"Enchanting... one of his most ennobling missions." 鈥擬arilyn Stasio, <i>New York Times Book Review</i></b></p><p><i>Catastrophic spring flooding, blistering attacks in the media, and a mysterious disappearance greet Chief Inspector Armand Gamache as he returns to the S沒ret茅 du Qu茅bec in the latest novel by #1 </i>New York Times<i> bestselling author Louise Penny. </i></p><p>It鈥檚 Gamache鈥檚 first day back as head of the homicide department, a job he temporarily shares with his previous second-in-command, Jean-Guy Beauvoir. Flood waters are rising across the province. In the middle of the turmoil a father approaches Gamache, pleading for help in finding his daughter. </p><p>As crisis piles upon crisis, Gamache tries to hold off the encroaching chaos, and realizes the search for Vivienne Godin should be abandoned. But with a daughter of his own, he finds himself developing a profound, and perhaps unwise, empathy for her distraught father. </p><p>Increasingly hounded by the question, <i>how would you feel</i>鈥? he resumes the search. </p><p>As the rivers rise, and the social media onslaught against Gamache becomes crueler, a body is discovered. And in the tumult, mistakes are made. </p><p>In the next novel in this 鈥渃onstantly surprising series that deepens and darkens as it evolves鈥?(<i>New York Times Book Review</i>), Gamache must face a horrific possibility, and a burning question. </p><p><i>What would you do if your child鈥檚 killer walked free?</i></p>
Nine Elms (Kate Marshall Book 1)
by Robert Bryndza

Language

English

Pages

392

Publication Date

December 01, 2019

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<p><b>From the breakthrough international bestselling author of <i>The Girl in the Ice</i>, a breathtaking, page-turning novel about a disgraced female detective鈥檚 fight for redemption. And survival鈥?lt;/b></p><p>Kate Marshall was a promising young police detective when she caught the notorious Nine Elms serial killer. But her greatest victory suddenly turned into a nightmare. Traumatized, betrayed, and publicly vilified for the shocking circumstances surrounding the cannibal murder case, Kate could only watch as her career ended in scandal.</p><p>Fifteen years after those catastrophic events, Kate is still haunted by the unquiet ghosts of her troubled past. Now a lecturer at a small coastal English university, she finally has a chance to face them. A copycat killer has taken up the Nine Elms mantle, continuing the ghastly work of his idol.</p><p>Enlisting her brilliant research assistant, Tristan Harper, Kate draws on her prodigious and long-neglected skills as an investigator to catch a new monster. Success promises redemption, but there鈥檚 much more on the line: Kate was the original killer鈥檚 intended fifth victim鈥nd his successor means to finish the job.</p>

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