What Strange Creatures: A Novel

Scandal, love, relations, and homicide mix during this gripping literary secret by way of significantly acclaimed writer Emily Arsenault, within which a tender academic’s lifestyles is became the other way up while her brother is arrested for homicide and he or she needs to turn out his innocence.

The conflict siblings are used to sadness. Seven years, one marriage and divorce, 3 cats, and a puppy later, Theresa nonetheless hasn’t comprehensive her dissertation. rather than a level, she’s bought a houseful of adoring pets and a dead-end copywriting activity for an area candle company.

Jeff, her so-called genius older brother, doesn’t have it jointly, both. inventive, and dependable, he’s additionally aimless in paintings and love. yet his new female friend, Kim, a beautiful waitress in her twenties, appears to be like smitten.

When Theresa consents to dog-sit Kim’s puggle for a weekend, she has no concept that it's the starting of a terrifying nightmare that might shatter her quiet global. quickly, Kim’s physique can be present in the woods, and Jeff becomes the major suspect.

Though the facts is overwhelming, Theresa understands that her brother isn't really a cold-blooded assassin. yet to transparent him she needs to discover extra approximately Kim. Investigating the useless woman’s previous, Theresa uncovers a treacherous mystery concerning politics, homicide, and scandal—and turns into entangled in a very likely risky romance. however the deeper she falls into this troubling case, the extra it turns into transparent that, in attempting to store her brother’s lifestyles, she might be sacrificing her own.

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419

From across the world bestselling go back and forth author Will Ferguson, writer of Happiness™ and Spanish Fly, comes a singular either epic in its sweep and intimate in its portrayal of human patience.

A vehicle tumbles via darkness down a snowy ravine.

A lady with out a identify walks out of a mud hurricane in sub-Saharan Africa.

And within the seething warmth of Lagos urban, a legal cartel scours the web, trying to find victims.

Lives intersect. Worlds collide. And all of it starts with a unmarried e mail: “Dear Sir, i'm the daughter of a Nigerian diplomat, and that i want your help…

Will Ferguson takes readers deep into the labyrinth of lies that's “419,” the world’s such a lot insidious web scam.

When Laura Curtis, a lonely editor in a chilly northern urban, discovers that her father has died as a result of one such swindle, she units out to trace down—and corner—her father’s killer. it's a risky online game she’s taking part in, in spite of the fact that, and the stakes are larger than she will be able to ever imagine.

Woven into Laura’s trip is a mysterious lady from the African Sahel with scars etched into her pores and skin and a tender guy who unearths himself stuck up in an internet of violence and deceit.

And operating via it, a death father’s ultimate phrases: “You, I love.

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Silent Prey (Lucas Davenport, No 4)

By John Sandford

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Dr. Mike Bekker, a psychotic pathologist, is again at the streets, doing what he does best?murdering one helpless sufferer after one other. Lucas Davenport is aware he must have killed Bekker while he had the opportunity. Now he has a moment opportunity?and the time to hesitate is thru.

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Sea of Poppies: A Novel (The Ibis Trilogy)

By Amitav Ghosh

The first in an epic trilogy, Sea of Poppies is "a remarkably wealthy saga . . . which has lots of motion and experience à los angeles Dumas, yet moments additionally of Tolstoyan penetration--and a drop or of Dickensian sentiment" (The Observer [London]).

At the guts of this vivid saga is an enormous send, the Ibis. Her future is a tumultuous voyage around the Indian Ocean almost immediately ahead of the outbreak of the Opium Wars in China. In a time of colonial upheaval, destiny has thrown jointly a various solid of Indians and Westerners on board, from a bankrupt raja to a widowed tribeswoman, from a mulatto American freedman to a free-spirited French orphan. As their previous kinfolk ties are washed away, they, like their ancient opposite numbers, come to view themselves as jahaj-bhais, or ship-brothers. The tremendous sweep of this old event spans the luxurious poppy fields of the Ganges, the rolling excessive seas, and the unique backstreets of Canton. With a landscape of characters whose diaspora encapsulates the vexed colonial heritage of the East itself, Sea of Poppies is "a storm-tossed experience valuable of Sir Walter Scott" (Vogue).

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The Territory (Josie Gray Mysteries)

By Tricia Fields

At the top of kingdom highway a hundred and seventy lies Artemis, inhabitants 2500. The townspeople had sought out this distant nook of western Texas in hopes of dwelling lives of solitude and independence. None of them discovered that their small city could turn into a scorching spot for Mexican drugrunners, whose turf battles have grew to become either side of the Rio Grande right into a warfare region. nonetheless, a few of the locals could really take the legislation into their very own fingers than get aid from police leader Josie grey, even if they're up opposed to a cartel's inner most army.

After arresting one of many cartel's hitmen and killing one other, Josie unearths her personal existence in danger for doing a role which many folks could particularly see her surrender. And while the town's self-appointed protector of the second one modification is murdered, it really is transparent that she does not need to choose aspects during this battle. She's struggling with them both.

Set in a wasteland panorama as attractive because it is risky, Tricia Fields' The Territory, winner of the 2010 Tony Hillerman Prize and named a Sun-Sentinel top secret Debut of the Year, captures the present border matters from the eyes of a tricky, compelling heroine.

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The Well of Lost Plots (Thursday Next Series)

By Jasper Fforde

The 3rd installment in Jasper Fforde’s New York occasions bestselling sequence follows literary detective Thursday subsequent on one other experience in her exchange truth of literature-obsessed England

Jasper Fforde has performed it back during this genre-bending mixture of crime fiction, fable, and top-drawer literary leisure. After rollicking New York Times bestselling adventures via Western literature, imaginative BookWorld literary detective Thursday subsequent certainly wishes a few downtime. And what larger position for a respite than within the hidden depths of the good of misplaced Plots, the place all unpublished books live? yet peace and quiet stay elusive for Thursday, who quickly discovers that the good is a veritable linguistic free-for-all, the place grammasites run rampant, plot units are hawked at the black industry, and awful books—like the only she has taken up place of dwelling in—are scrapped for salvage. To make issues worse, a assassin is stalking the body of workers of Jurisfiction and it’s as much as Thursday to avoid wasting the day. an excellent feat of literary showmanship packed with wit, fable, and bubbling originality, this Ffordian travel de force will entice fanatics of Douglas Adams and P. G. Wodehouse. Thursday’s zany investigations proceed with Something Rotten. search for the 5 different bestselling Thursday subsequent novels, together with One of Our Thursdays is Missing and Jasper Fforde’s newest bestseller, The lady Who Died A Lot. stopover at jasperfforde.com for a ffull window into the Ffordian global!

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Fear Has a Name: A Novel (The Crittendon Files)

By Creston Mapes

WINNER: 2013 Romantic occasions Readers selection Award 
for top notion Thriller-Suspense Novel
 
Amazon number one prime Christian Suspense Novel
 
How some distance may He visit maintain Them Safe?
It used to be greater than a break-in. greater than a stalking. It was once personal. while a stalker ambitions his relatives, journalist Jack Crittendon needs to discover who the individual is and what his factors are--if he's to guard those he loves. it is going to lead Crittendon right into a international of behind-closed-door secrets and techniques and religion long gone awry, as does his research of a lacking pastor, whose obvious suicide is greater than it appears.
Each movement Crittendon makes weaves him tighter and tighter right into a internet of lies, greed, hypocrisy, sin, and threat. He believed he'd by no means provide in to worry. yet that was once sooner than. And preserving directly to his religion will not be effortless. Nor will conserving his kinfolk secure, and finishing the phobia. simply because that would require him to step over strains he by no means dared to cross.
Creston Mapes is the writer of the number one Amazon bestselling Christian fiction mystery, Nobody, besides the bestselling Christian fiction thrillers Poison city, worry Has a reputation, darkish Star and Full Tilt.

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The Blind Spy

By Alex Dryden

Alex Dryden is a author who can please each person from lovers of previous le Carré to scholars of present affairs.”
—James Grippando, manhattan occasions bestselling writer of petrified of the Dark

“Ex-KGB Colonel Anna Resnikov is an excellent heroine.”
—Phillip Margolin, big apple instances bestselling writer of ideal Justice

“Alex Dryden is the true factor. If he bought any realer, he might step out of the pages and bodily punch you, with either splendor and regret.”
—Hugh Laurie, big name of “House”

An writer whom the Richmond occasions Dispatch calls, “the subsequent John le Carré,” Alex Dryden returns with The Blind Spy—the 3rd e-book in his severely acclaimed espionage fiction sequence that includes Anna Resnikov, previously of the KGB in Moscow. essentially the most interesting woman protagonists in modern fiction, Anna is again within the rifle attractions of her former masters as she races to reveal Russia’s plot to destabilize the Ukraine and retake their former territory. a narrative virtually actually ripped from the headlines, The Blind undercover agent is a gripping, clever experience that crackles with real sleek spycraft—an absolute must-read for lovers of John le Carré, Alex Berenson, Martin Cruz Smith’s Arkady Renko sequence, secret agent novel and geopolitical mystery devotees, and for any readers drawn to what’s rather occurring within the “new Russia.”

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Acts of War (Tom Clancy's Op-Center, Book 4)

By Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik are approximately to claim battle at the pageant. . . .THE OBJECTIVE:
A fourth consecutive New York instances bestseller for Tom Clancy's Op-Center
THE undefined:

A blockbuster mystery armed with state-of-the-art expertise (a.k.a. every thing a Clancy fan wants)
THE PREDICTION:
A SLAM-DUNKIn Tom Clancy's all-new, unique novel, OP-CENTER: Acts of War, Syrian terrorists have attacked a dam contained in the borders of Turkey, threatening the water provide in their very fatherland. it's not madness, however the first step in a deceptively easy plan: to strength all-out struggle within the heart East.

What they do not know is new neighborhood Op-Center is now online in Greece, and its workforce can see precisely what the rebels try to do. yet those terrorists are extra creative than a person thinks.

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Off the Grid (A Joe Pickett Novel)

By C. J. Box

An immediate number one New York occasions bestseller.

C. J. field returns with this suspenseful new Joe Pickett novel.
 
Nate Romanowski is off the grid, improving from wounds and attempting to take care of prior crimes, whilst he's by surprise surrounded through a small crew of elite specialist certain operators. They’re now not there to threaten him, yet to make a deal. they want support destroying a family terror mobile in Wyoming’s crimson wasteland, and in go back they’ll make Nate’s felony checklist disappear.
 
yet they aren't what they appear, as Nate’s good friend Joe Pickett discovers. they've got a far diversified plan in brain, and it simply can be anything that takes all of them down—including Nate and Joe.

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