On the ocean liner Mauretania, two European scientists with a dramatic new invention are barely rescued from abduction by the Van Dorn Detective Agency’s intrepid chief investigator, Isaac Bell. Unfortunately, they are not so lucky the second time. The thugs attack again-and this time one of the scientists dies. What are they holding that is(…)
Giles Denison’s life is turned upside down when he awakes to find himself in a luxurious hotel in Oslo and, peering into the bathroom mirror, discovers the face of another man! He has been kidnapped from his flat in London and transformed into famous Finnish scientist, Dr Harold Feltham Meyrick. Compelled to adjust to his(…)
Husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo are intrigued when an archaeologist friend requests their help excavating a top secret historical site. What they find will set them on a hunt for a prize greater than they could ever imagine. The clues point to the hidden tomb of Attila the Hun, the High King who was(…)
Clinical psychologist Dr Tony Hill and Detective Chief Inspector Carol Jordan face the toughest challenge of their careers when they are confronted with an ‘impossible’ series of murders. Back in Bradfield after her traumatic experiences in Berlin, Carol is surprised to find Tony has followed her there to take up a post in the local(…)
In the small town of Potter’s Field, Wyoming, where the police chief is a man called Slaughter, strange things are happening. Faced by an elemental terror beyond his experience, Slaughter holds the town’s life in his hands. High in the night sky, the moon is full.
The year is 1546. Europe lives in fear of the powerful Islamic empire to the East. Under its charismatic Sultan, Suleiman the Magnificent, it is an empire on the rise. It has defeated Christian fleets. It has conquered Christian cities. Then the Sultan sends out an invitation to every king in Europe: send forth your(…)
Robert Pendleton is a chemical genius with a fertilizer worth a fortune to whoever controls the formula. Not surprisingly, the Bank, his notoriously exclusive backer, wants to keep an eye on its investment. But so does the CIA. And the Chinese government. And a few shadier organizations. So when Pendleton disappears from a conference in(…)
Faith Kelly has what it takes to extort what she needs from the country’s Most Wanted. But when her new case takes its toll in intimate ways, it becomes the most dangerous one of her career. It’s case officer Faith Kelly’s job to protect criminals in exchange for information. But Daryn McDermott is another story(…)
Moscow-a city under siege by hardcore Communists threatening to plunge the country back into Stalinist darkness. Into the heart of the firestorm, American ambassador Stephen Metcalf has been summoned to find the one man who controls the levers of power in absolute secrecy-an official known only as the Dirizhor. His support of the bloody coup(…)
1884 and in Khartoum, on the banks of the Nile, the Courtneys meet the Ballantynes in this epic adventure from one of the world’s most celebrated novelists In the Sudan, decades of brutal misgovernment by the ruling Egyptian Khedive in Cairo precipitate a fierce and bloody rebellion and Holy War headed by a charismatic new(…)
Two murders, thousand miles apart: one in London, one in Bankok. The bodies brutally mutilated: an ace of spades impaled upon their chests. In Washington, a US senator receives photographs of the corpses. And realises that his past has come back to haunt him. Nick Wright is the detective trying to solve the mystery of(…)
The stunning new Lincoln Rhyme thriller – by the number one bestselling author of THE VANISHED MAN and GARDEN OF BEASTS. Geneva Settle is a bright young high school student from Harlem writing a paper about one of her ancestors, a former slave called Charles Singleton. Geneva is also the target of a ruthless professional(…)
At the end of THE PASSAGE, the great viral plague had left a small group of survivors clinging to life amidst a world transformed into a nightmare. In the second volume, this same group of survivors, led by the mysterious, charismatic Amy, go on the attack, leading an insurrection against the virals: the first offensives(…)
The New York Times bestselling author of The Stone Monkey is back with a brilliant thriller that pits forensic criminologist Lincoln Rhyme and his partner, Amelia Sachs, against an unstoppable killer with one final, horrific trick up his sleeve. The Los Angeles Times calls his novels “thrill rides between covers.” The New York Times hails(…)
Young Jimmy Higgins is snatched from an airport security checkpoint while his guardian watches helplessly from the glass inspection box. But this is no ordinary abduction, as Jimmy is no ordinary child. His mother was Scarlett, a reality TV star who, dying of cancer and alienated from her unreliable family, entrusted the boy to the(…)
Philadelphia lawyer Judy Carrier couldn’t be less like Ally McBeal — Post-it size skirts and makeup are alien territory where she’s concerned. But she’s smart, feisty, and packs a mean punch. In short, just the woman to turn to if you’re charged with murdering the head of a particularly vicious family of crooks. With the(…)
A collection of five heart-stopping stories from the master thriller writer. A miracle in war-torn Siena that begins with the persecution of a young nun in the turbulent days of the sixteenth century and culminates in the bitter German retreat from Italy; a drug smuggling heist on an international flight where the Knock pit their(…)
Hong Kong. The British administration is preparing to hand the capitalist colony back to Communist China with the minimum of fuss. But Colonel Joel Tyler has other plans for the British colony, plans which involve four Vietnam War veterans and a spectacular mission making use of their unique skills. Vietnam was the one thing the four(…)
Sergeant Amy Callan and Lieutenant Caroline Cook have a lot in common. High-flying army career women, both are victims of sexual harassment from their superiors; both are forced to resign from the service. And now they’re both dead. Their unmarked bodies are discovered in their own homes, naked, in baths filled with army-issue camouflage paint.(…)
Jeremy Wheale’s well-ordered life is torn apart when his brother is murdered by a mob hit man, whose bait was a family heirloom – a sixteenth-century gold tray. The trail takes Wheale from Devon to Mexico and the wild tropical rain forests of Yucatan. In dense jungle, he helps two archaeologists locate the rest of(…)
Mace McLain, a young Wall Street investment banker, manages a daring new investment fund, the success of which means everything to the prestigious firm of Walker Pryce. Once he’s on the inside, McLain finds a string of evidence pointing to a conspiracy involving politics and terrorism.
Johnny Harlow, a world champion racing driver, realises after being involved in yet another crash on the circuit that there have been too many accidents on the racetrack lately. He decides to investigate but soon finds out that a few people don’t want him to know the truth. He continues to stalk his prey and(…)
John Thomas Rourke, M.D., ex-CIA Cover Operations Officer, weapons expert, and survival authority, has accomplished one of his goals – he’s helped his young friend Paul Rubenstein locate his parents. Now, Rourke’s search for his own family must continue, hampered by severe storms raging along the Eastern Seaboard caused by the earthquakes which destroyed Florida.(…)
Someone is killing members of splinter group, Sons of Erin. Normally not a major concern but this could lead to the fall of two governments and the derailing of the Irish peace process. Sean Dillon and Blake Johnson join forces to stop the assassin.