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The Guardians: A Novel
by John Grisham

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English

Pages

371

Publication Date

October 15, 2019

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<b>In this instant #1聽<i>New York Times</i>聽bestseller, John Grisham delivers a classic legal thriller鈥攚ith a twist.<br /></b><br /><b>鈥淭errific鈥ffecting鈥risham has done it again.鈥濃€擬aureen Corrigan,聽<i>The Washington Post</i></b><br />聽<br /><b>鈥淎 suspenseful thriller mixed with powerful themes.鈥濃€擜ssociated Press</b><br /><br /><br />In the small Florida town of Seabrook, a young lawyer named Keith Russo was shot dead at his desk as he worked late one night. The killer left no clues. There were no witnesses, no one with a motive. But the police soon came to suspect Quincy Miller, a young black man who was once a client of Russo鈥檚.聽<br /><br /> Quincy was tried, convicted, and sent to prison for life. For twenty-two years he languished in prison, maintaining his innocence. 聽But no one was listening. 聽He had no lawyer, no advocate on the outside. In desperation, he writes a letter to Guardian Ministries, a small nonprofit run by Cullen Post, a lawyer who is also an Episcopal minister.<br /><br /> Guardian accepts only a few innocence cases at a time. 聽Cullen Post travels the country fighting wrongful convictions and taking on clients forgotten by the system. With聽Quincy Miller, though, he gets far more than he bargained for. Powerful, ruthless people murdered Keith Russo, and they do not want Quincy Miller exonerated.<br /><br /> They killed one lawyer twenty-two years ago, and they will kill another without a second thought.
The Silent Patient
by Alex Michaelides

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English

Pages

297

Publication Date

February 05, 2019

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<p><b>The instant #1 <i>New York Times </i>bestseller</b></p><p>"An unforgettable鈥攁nd Hollywood-bound鈥攏ew thriller... A mix of Hitchcockian suspense, Agatha Christie plotting, and Greek tragedy."<br /><b>鈥?lt;i>Entertainment Weekly</i></b></p><p><b><i>The Silent Patient</i> is a shocking psychological thriller of a woman鈥檚 act of violence against her husband鈥攁nd of the therapist obsessed with uncovering her motive.</b></p><p>Alicia Berenson鈥檚 life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London鈥檚 most desirable areas. One evening her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times in the face, and then never speaks another word.</p><p>Alicia鈥檚 refusal to talk, or give any kind of explanation, turns a domestic tragedy into something far grander, a mystery that captures the public imagination and casts Alicia into notoriety. The price of her art skyrockets, and she, the silent patient, is hidden away from the tabloids and spotlight at the Grove, a secure forensic unit in North London.</p><p>Theo Faber is a criminal psychotherapist who has waited a long time for the opportunity to work with Alicia. His determination to get her to talk and unravel the mystery of why she shot her husband takes him down a twisting path into his own motivations鈥攁 search for the truth that threatens to consume him....</p>
The Night Fire (Ren茅e Ballard Book 3)
by Michael Connelly

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English

Pages

417

Publication Date

October 22, 2019

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<b>A<i> NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW</i> BEST CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR</b><b><br /></b><b>A<i> CrimeReads </i>Best Crime Novel Notable selection </b><b><i></i><i></i><i></i><i></i><i></i><br /></b><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.
Long Bright River: A Novel
by Liz Moore

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English

Pages

492

Publication Date

January 07, 2020

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<b><b>A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK</b><br /></b><br /><b>"[Moore鈥檚] careful balance of the hard-bitten with the heartfelt is what elevates <i>Long Bright River</i> from entertaining page-turner to a book that makes you want to call someone you love.鈥?<i>鈥?The New York Times Book Review</i> </b><br /><b> 聽</b><br /><b>"This is police procedural and a thriller par excellence, one in which the city of Philadelphia itself is a character (think Boston and <i>Mystic River</i>). But it鈥檚 also a literary tale narrated by a strong woman with a richly drawn personal life 鈥?powerful and genre-defying.鈥?鈥?<i>People</i></b><br /> <b><i>聽</i></b><br /> <b>"A thoughtful, powerful novel by a writer who displays enormous compassion for her characters.聽<i>Long Bright River</i>聽is an outstanding crime novel鈥?I absolutely loved it."<br /> 鈥擯aula Hawkins, #1聽<i>New York Times-</i>bestselling author of聽<i>The Girl on the Train</i><br /><br /> Two sisters travel the same streets, though their lives couldn't be more different. Then one of them goes missing.</b><br /><br />In a Philadelphia neighborhood rocked by the opioid crisis, two once-inseparable sisters find themselves at odds. One, Kacey, lives on the streets in the vise of addiction. The other, Mickey, walks those same blocks on her police beat. They don't speak anymore, but Mickey never stops worrying about her sibling. <br /><br />Then Kacey disappears, suddenly, at the same time that a mysterious string of murders begins in Mickey's district, and Mickey becomes dangerously obsessed with finding the culprit--and her sister--before it's too late.<br /><br />Alternating its present-day mystery with the story of the sisters' childhood and adolescence, <i>Long Bright River </i>is at once heart-pounding and heart-wrenching: a gripping suspense novel that is also a moving story of sisters, addiction, and the formidable ties that persist between place, family, and fate.
Criss Cross (Alex Cross Book 27)
by James Patterson

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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.
Treason (A Stone Barrington Novel Book 52)
by Stuart Woods

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English

Pages

320

Publication Date

January 07, 2020

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<b>Stone Barrington takes on a scheming rebel in this latest action-packed thriller from #1 <i>New York Times</i>-bestselling author Stuart Woods.</b><br /><br />Upon returning to New York City after a whirlwind British excursion, Stone Barrington is notified of a delicate situation within the country's administration. A close friend requires his expertise and subtlety to eradicate a destructive presence in a classified agency--only it soon becomes clear that this renegade was sent by a rival Stone has encountered before.<br /><br />From the City of Light to the rocky Maine coastline, Stone will need to summon all his wit and daring to halt the audacious plots threatening to reveal confidential intel, and catch the evasive traitor at last. This enemy may be equipped with unlimited resources and devious schemes, but if Stone remains vigilant, justice may finally prevail. . . .
Lost
by , James O. Born

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English

Pages

353

Publication Date

January 13, 2020

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<br /><b>Detective Tom Moon and his multi-talented team face off against an international crime ring looking to seize control of America's most vibrant city, Miami. </b><br />The city of Miami is Detective Tom Moon's back yard. He's always kept it local, attending University of Miami on a football scholarship, and, as a Miami PD officer, protecting the city's most vulnerable. <br />Now, as the new leader of an FBI task force called "Operation Guardian," it's his mission to combat international crime. Moon's investigative team discovers that the opportunistic "Blood Brothers" -- Russian nationals Roman and Emile Rostoff -- have evaded authorities while building a vast, powerful, and deadly crime syndicate throughout Europe and metropolitan Miami. <br />Moon played offense for U of M, but he's on the other side of the field this time. And as the Rostoffs zero in on a target dear to Tom, they're not playing by anyone's rules. <br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />
The 19th Christmas (Women's Murder Club)
by , Maxine Paetro

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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.
The Deserter: A Novel (Scott Brodie Series)
by , Alex DeMille

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English

Pages

540

Publication Date

October 22, 2019

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<b>*<i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER*</b><br /> <br /><b>An 鈥渙utstanding鈥?(<i>Publishers Weekly</i>, starred review) blistering thriller featuring a brilliant and unorthodox Army investigator, his enigmatic female partner, and their hunt for the Army鈥檚 most notorious鈥攁nd dangerous鈥攄eserter from #1 <i>New York Times </i>bestselling author Nelson DeMille and Alex DeMille. </b><br /><br />When Captain Kyle Mercer of the Army鈥檚 elite Delta Force disappeared from his post in Afghanistan, a video released by his Taliban captors made international headlines. But circumstances were murky: Did Mercer desert before he was captured? Then a second video sent to Mercer鈥檚 Army commanders leaves no doubt: the trained assassin and keeper of classified Army intelligence has willfully disappeared.<br /> <br />When Mercer is spotted a year later in Caracas, Venezuela, by an old Army buddy, top military brass task Scott Brodie and Maggie Taylor of the Criminal Investigation Division to fly to Venezuela and bring Mercer back to America鈥攑referably alive. Brodie knows this is a difficult mission, made more difficult by his new partner鈥檚 inexperience, by their undeniable chemistry, and by Brodie鈥檚 suspicion that Maggie Taylor is reporting to the CIA.<br /> <br />With ripped-from-the-headlines appeal, an exotic and dangerous locale, and the hairpin twists and inimitable humor that are signature DeMille, <i>The Deserter </i>is the first in a timely and thrilling new series from an unbeatable team of True Masters: the #1 <i>New York Times </i>bestseller Nelson DeMille and his son, award-winning screenwriter Alex DeMille.
Hunter Killer: A Pike Logan Novel
by Brad Taylor

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English

Pages

432

Publication Date

January 07, 2020

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<p><strong>Pike Logan tracks highly-trained Russian assassins to Brazil in this blistering, action-packed thriller from <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author and former Special Forces Officer Brad Taylor.</strong><br /><br />Pike Logan and the Taskforce were once the apex predators, an unrivaled hunting machine that decimated those out to harm the United States, but they may have met their match. While Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill prepare to join their team on a counter-terrorist mission in the triple frontier鈥攖he lawless tri-border region where Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay meet鈥攖hey are targeted in Charleston, South Carolina. A vicious explosion kills a friend, and the perpetrators have set it up to look like an accident. While the authorities believe this was not foul play, Pike knows the attack was meant for him. </p><p>When he loses contact with the team in South America, Pike is convinced he and the Taskforce are under assault. His men are the closest thing to family that Pike has, which means he will do anything, even ignore direct orders to stand down, to find them. Pike and Jennifer head to Brazil to investigate their disappearance and run headlong into a crew of Russian assassins. Within days they are entangled in a byzantine scheme involving Brazilian politics and a cut-throat battle for control of offshore oil fields. </p><p>Forged in combat, the Russians are the equal of anything the Taskforce has encountered before, but they make a mistake in attacking Pike鈥檚 team, because Pike has a couple of elite Israeli assassins of his own. And Pike will stop at nothing to protect his family.</p>

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