WHEN THE LIONS FEEDS is the story of South Africa at the burgeoning time of the gold rush in the 1890s. Sean Courtney was raised in cattle country, accidently maimed his twin brother Garry as a boy. In inflicting weakness, Sean came to despise weakness in all. This, plus his own strength, was to dictate(…)
Frannie O’Neil, a young and talented veterinarian whose husband was recently murdered, comes across a discovery in the woods near her animal hosp ital. Soon after, Kit Harrison, an FBI agent, arrives on Frannie’s doorstep. And then there is eleven-year-old Max.
A team of British Special Forces commandos parachutes into the high peaks of the Austrian Alps with the mission of stealing into an invulnerable alpine castle-accessible only by aerial gondola-the headquarters of Nazi intelligence. Supposedly sent in to rescue one of their own, their real mission turns out to be a lot more complicated-and the(…)
Amid Iceland’s wild, volcanic landscape, rumours swirl of an ancient manuscript containing a long-lost saga about a ring of terrible power. The manuscript, which is believed to have inspired Tolkein’s Lord of the Rings, exists…but why is it worth killing for? Untangling murder from myth is Iceland-born, Boston-raised homicide detective Magnus Jonson. Seconded to the(…)
Critics and fans everywhere have welcomed the enormously entertaining new series from Clive Cussler: the adventures of Kurt Austin, taken from the NUMA(r) Files. Hailed as a hero for the new millennium, Austin is the leader of NUMA(r)’s Special Assignments Team-and the threat before him now is definitely special. A confrontation between a radical environmentalist(…)
Raj Chaudry, a British-born Pakistani working for MI6, is seized and tortured by al-Qaeda extremists in Pakistan. It’s a blast from the past for Shepherd, since he previously trained Chaudry as an undercover agent in a terrorist case where both narrowly escaped with their lives. Determined to save his former-apprentice, Shepherd embarks on a rescue(…)
Sabrina Galloway is the top scientist at EcoEnergy, leading the company’s research team to a successful breakthrough in the quest for an alternative fuel. The promise of a cleaner tomorrow and the economic impact on world markets could be staggering. Then she makes an alarming discovery: someone has tampered with the production process, resulting in(…)
Having spent the past two years in hiding following a daring and successful heist, a big -time robber is back in Minneapolis, having spotted the opportunity for an even greater steal. It’s a couple of weeks before the big Republican party convention: thousands of people spending cash, which is flowing into a relatively inadequate Brinks(…)
Welcome to the Custer Hill Club–a men’s club set in a luxurious Adirondack hunting lodge whose members include some of America’s most powerful business leaders, military men, and government officials. Ostensibly, the club is a place to relax with old friends. But one fall weekend, the club’s executive board gathers to talk about the tragedy(…)
The hijacking of a jumbo jet off the Seychelles galvanizes anti-terrorist chief Peter Stride into the action for which he has spent a lifetime training. But even in the hail of bullets which follows, he knows this is the beginning of a nightmare.
Jan Willem Hendryk’s legacy amounts to a staggering $40 million – $34 million to go to an agricultural college in Kenya’s Rift Valley, and the remaining $6 million to be divided equally between his only surviving descendants: out living in California. But a number of suspicious circumstances emerge, including a clause in the will stating(…)
Called in to assist the sheriff from a remote, rural area of Wisconsin in his investigation into a brutal triple homicide, Lucas Davenport begins to uncover a shocking series of vicious crimes that stun even Davenport with their evil intent.
Tragedy strikes the New York-based Cardinal family when their car is involved in a terrible accident. Twelve-year-old Lou and seven-year-old Oz survive, but the crash leaves their father dead and their mother in a coma. It would seem their world has been shattered forever until their great-grandmother, Louisa Mae, agrees to raise the children on(…)
The secretive, closed organization that invites Jack Reacher in is the Secret Service, the organization that protects the Presidency. Someone who was once close to Reacher’s brother, needs help in her new job. Her new job? Saving the Vice President of the United States from being assassinated.
On the pavement, Hannah Bernstein was trying to haul herself up, clutching at the railings as Dillon got to her. “You’re all right, just hold on to me.” But there was blood coming down her face, and he was afraid. Sean Dillon and his colleagues in Britain and the United States beat back a terrible(…)
A formative episode in the life of the Clancy’s character John Kelly, known as “Mr Clark”. In Vietnam, special operations veteran Kelly was known as “the snake” – the man whose footsteps no one ever heard. Now, in 1970, back in the USA, footsteps were all around him.
Ben Tyson is a good man, a brilliant corporate executive, an honest handsome family man, admired by men and desired by women. But sixteen years ago Ben Tyson was a lieutenant in Vietnam. There, in 1968, the men under his command committed a murderous atrocity – and together swore never to tell the world what(…)
One by one, children of New York’s wealthiest are taken hostage. But the criminal doesn’t crave money or power–he only wants to ask the elite if they know the price others pay for their luxurious lifestyles. And, if they don’t, he corrects their ignorance–by killing them. To Detective Michael Bennett, it becomes clear that these(…)
#1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child follows the electrifying 61 Hours with his latest Reacher thriller – a story that hits the ground running and then accelerates all the way to a colossal showdown. There’s deadly trouble in the corn country of Nebraska … and Jack Reacher walks right into it. First he(…)
A fanatical militia roam the northern seas, ready to take on all comers in the name of a self-proclaimed vision of France. To track down the maverick militia and bring them to justice is a task for the agent they call “The Butcher”.
A U.S. Naval aircraft on a routine weather patrol in the Caribbean encounters ‘Mabel’, a ferocious hurricane that should, nevertheless, pass harmlessly among the islands. But David Wyatt, civilian weather expert, has developed a sixth sense about hurricanes and is convinced that Mabel will change course and strike the island of San Fernandez and its(…)
Internationally bestselling author Jeffery Deaver delivers the latest sensational thriller in his wildly popular Kathryn Dance series. Newsweek calls Jeffery Deaver a ‘suspense superstar,’ and in his new novel, he lives up to the accolades once again as he sets his heroine Kathryn Dance on a quest to stop an obsessive stalker from destroying a(…)
Paul Chavasse was set for a quiet evening when he noticed the old women standing in the shadows opposite the house. The message from the past that she conveyed was to have dramatic and far reaching consequences, involving a daring adventure in Chinese-occupied Tibet.
For Karen Burns, a talented young photographer, it was only natural to go to New York to chase her dreams. And it was only normal–just to pay the rent while she waited for her big chance–to work as a nanny for a young power couple, an attorney and his socialite wife, watching their two children.(…)