Hickey is a con-man and kidnapper who targets his victims with care. By staying with the person who has the money – and by checking the amount is affordable for them – he has never yet had to kill. But when he tries to rip Will Jenning’s family apart he gets more than he bargained(…)
As barbaric murders occur, a more immediate goal might simply be staying alive.
Coffee. It can get a girl killed. A shocking hit-and-run in front of her Village Blend coffeehouse spurs Clare Cosi into action. A divorced, single mom in her forties, Clare is also a dedicated sleuth, and she’s determined to track down this ruthless driver who ran down an innocent friend and customer. In the meantime,(…)
When a young woman dies mysteriously on an operating table and her physician is accused of murder, a colleague’s investigation takes him from a deadly sex and drug underworld to the heights of Boston society as he searches for the truth.
When the bones of a twelve year old boy are found scattered in the Hollywood Hills, Harry Bosch is drawn into a case that brings up the darkest memories from his own haunted past. The bones have been buried for years, but the cold case doesn’t deter Bosch. Unearthing hidden stories, he finds the child’s(…)
He’s a grad student in the Ivy League. He’s also a private investigator trying to find a runaway teen. Now, he’s in over his head. Up against punk junkies, antique book thieves, and murderous betrayal, Neal Carey has his work cut out for him to save Allie–and get back above ground for good.
The superb new psychological thriller from bestselling author Val McDermid mixes fiction with one of the most symbolic and exceptional moments in recent history – the national miners’ strike It seemed like an unsolvable mystery at the time: a wealthy heiress and son kidnapped in Fife, then a botched payoff, leaving her dead with no(…)
Terry McCaleb’s enforced quiet lifestyle on the island of Catalina is a far cry from the hectic excitement of his former role as homicide detective in L.A. However, when a small time criminal is found dead McCaleb is persuaded to profile the killer. Six years ago the victim had been arrested by Harry Bosch for(…)
On the night of the State of the Union address, President Max Hilliard expects to give the speech of his career. But no one anticipates the terrifying turn of events that forces him to quarantine everyone in the Capitol building. A terrorist group calling itself “Genesis’ has unleashed WRX3883, a deadly, highly contagious virus, into(…)
A trio of desperate convicts has hijacked a bus carrying a group of deaf and mute schoolgirls who are now being held hostage in a disused slaughterhouse. FBI agent Arthur Potter has to negotiate with the men. The killers will murder one innocent child an hour until their demands are met.
As the killing spree continues unabated, it becomes clear to Maggie O’Dell—the FBI profiler assigned to the case—that more than one perpetrator is responsible. As she begins to drill down into the facts, Maggie discovers a disturbing Internet role-playing game for youths who have been victims of male authority figures—including Catholic priests. With the first(…)
Still reeling from effects of her last case, FBI profiler Maggie O’Dell arrives in Platte City, Nebraska determined to help catch a potential copycat kidnapper who murders young boys.
Winter 1963: two children have disappeared in Manchester; the murderous careers of Myra Hindley and Ian Brady have begun. On a freezing day in December, another child goes missing: 13-year-old Alison Carter vanishes from the isolated Derbyshire hamlet of Scardale. For the young George Bennett it is the beginning of his most difficult and harrowing(…)
A black girl is raped by two drunken rednecks. The town reacts with horror until the girl’s father takes justice into his own hands. He kills the two whites on their way to jail. For days the nation sits spellbound as the defence lawyer struggles to save his client’s life and then his own.
After a CIA agent mysteriously dies overseas, his top asset surfaces with a startling and terrifying claim. There’s just one problem—no one knows if she can be trusted. But when six exchange students go missing, two airplane passengers trade places, and one political-asylum seeker is arrested, a deadly chain of events is set in motion.(…)
Detective Alex Cross arrests renowned plastic surgeon Elijah Creem for sleeping with teenage girls. Now, his life ruined, Creem is out of jail, and he’s made sure that no one will recognize him–by giving himself a new face. A young woman is found hanging from a sixth-floor window, and Alex is called to the scene.(…)
The year is 1906, and America is segregated. Hatred and discrimination plague the streets, the classroom, and the courts. But in Washington D.C., Ben Corbett, a smart and courageous lawyer, makes it his mission to confront injustice at every turn. He represents those who nobody else dares defend, merely because of the color of their(…)
He had always wanted to be famous. When he kidnapped two well-known rich kids it was headline news. Then one of them was found – dead. For such a high-profile case, they needed Alex Cross, a psychologist, and Jezzie Flanagan, a Secret Service agent – yet even they were no match for the killer.
The Bibliomysteries series includes short tales by Anne Perry, Jeffery Deaver, Ken Bruen, and C. J. Box A pair of federal agents from either side of the US – Mexico border target a cartel kingpin. They call him “Cuchillo,”the Knife. Not because he kills with a blade – he has plenty of men to do(…)
A freak accident in rural Wyoming leads the Sheriff’s Department to arrest a man for a possible double homicide, but further investigations suggest a much more horrifying discovery – a serial killer who has been kidnapping, torturing and mutilating victims all over the United States for at least twenty-five years. The suspect claims he is(…)
Detective Hieryonymus ‘Harry’ Bosch finds himself yet again in charge of a case that no one else will touch. This time his job is to nail the killer of hot shot black lawyer Howard Elias. Elias has been found murdered on the eve of going to court on behalf of Michael Harris: a man the(…)
Three Harry Bosch Short Stories In CHRISTMAS EVEN, the case of a burglar killed in mid-heist leads Bosch to retrace a link to his past. In FATHER’S DAY, Bosch investigates a young boy’s seemingly accidental death and confronts his own fears as a father. In ANGLE OF INVESTIGATION, Bosch delves into one of the first(…)
Meet Jake and Carolyn Brighton, in all respects a typical couple in small-town America. No one would ever think that they occupy the top two slots on the FBI’s most-wanted list. Fourteen years ago their last name was Donovan, and according to their accusers, they slaughtered sixteen of their friends and touched off an eco-disaster(…)
‘Our concern – and we’ve communicated this over the weekend to all stations – is that the opposition may be about to deploy an invisible.’An invisible is CIA speak for the ultimate intelligence nightmare: the terrorist who, because he or she is an ethnic native of the target country, can cross its borders unchecked, move(…)