By Steve Hamilton
"I used to be the Miracle Boy, as soon as upon a time. afterward, the Milford Mute. The Golden Boy. The younger Ghost. the child. The Boxman. The Lock Artist. That used to be all me. yet you could name me Mike."
Marked through tragedy, traumatized on the age of 8, Michael, now eighteen, isn't any traditional younger guy. along with now not uttering a unmarried notice in ten years, he discovers the only factor he can someway do higher than somebody else. no matter if it's a locked door with out a key, a padlock without mix, or perhaps an eight-hundred pound secure ... he can open all of them. It's an unforgivable expertise. A expertise that may make younger Michael a scorching commodity with the inaccurate humans and, even if he likes it or no longer, push him ever as regards to a lifetime of crime. until eventually he ultimately sees his likelihood to flee, and with one determined gamble dangers every little thing back domestic to the one individual he ever enjoyed, and to free up the key that has saved him silent for therefore long. Steve Hamilton steps clear of his Edgar Award-winning Alex McKnight sequence to introduce a special new personality, in contrast to an individual you've ever visible on the planet of crime fiction. The Lock Artist is the winner of the 2011 Edgar Award for top Novel.
By Marcia Clark
(The first publication within the Rachel Knight series)
Los Angeles D.A. Rachel Knight is a tenacious, wise-cracking, and fiercely clever prosecutor within the city's such a lot elite department. whilst her colleague, Jake, is located useless at a grisly crime scene, Rachel is shaken to the center. She needs to take over his hardest case: the attack of a tender lady from a widespread family.
But she can't cease herself from digging deeper into Jake's dying, a choice that exposes an international of energy and violence and may have her risking her reputation--and her life--to locate the truth.
With her great services within the nuances of L.A. courts and crime, and with a colourful ensemble solid of characters, Marcia Clark combines intimate element, riotous humor, and visceral motion in a debut mystery that marks the release of a big new determine at the crime-writing scene.
By Sharon Sala
She used to be there to trap a traitor, and getting emotionally concerned with obdurate, attractive East Kirby was once no longer an alternative for Alicia. yet she'd been ordered to enlist East, to alter his brain - by any means she may possibly! If simply she may possibly use the adrenaline rush that surged via her veins while with East, to make her challenge a hit, and win East.
By Faye Kellerman
In the awful desert of the Nevada wasteland, now not faraway from the gleaming, twenty-four-hour neon of the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, the physique of a once-beautiful showgirl is chanced on, horribly mauled and mutilated. it's a horrendous crime, stunning in its brutality, over the top even for a urban celebrated for its excess.
Seasoned police veteran and Vegas local Detective Sergeant Romulus Poe has obvious his justifiable share of depravity during this mecca of bling and vice. yet there's something approximately this unlucky younger woman's death—and an analogous homicide that's to stick with quickly after—that harkens again to an unsolved slaying and so-called suicide 1 / 4 century in the past. the bleak similarities—along with a few scary new possibilities—are major Poe right into a evening global of darkish shadows most sensible left unilluminated and pulling the inquisitive policeman towards secrets and techniques from an odd and sordid previous which may damage these closest to him, and drag him over the edge.
By Stuart Woods
Stone Barrington returns within the new edge-of-your-seat mystery from the number one New York Times–bestselling author.
while he’s apprised on the final minute of a compulsory assembly out of the country, Stone Barrington rushes off to Europe for a whirlwind journey of industrial and, in fact, excitement. yet from the beginning the journey looks cursed, affected by suspicious “accidents” and unlucky occasions, and a few of Stone’s plans move up in flames—literally.
no longer a believer in twist of fate, Stone units out to benefit the real resource of his curious misfortune and unearths that what seemed to be undesirable success may well, in truth, were a caution. From the stylish streets of Paris to Italy's incredible Amalfi Coast, Stone is pursued from either side . . . but if the tables flip, the hunted may perhaps turn into the hunter . . .
From the Hardcover edition.
By Michael Palmer
From the blockbuster, eleven-time New York Times bestselling writer comes a singular of clinical suspense that starts off with those chilling questions: Who finally ends up with the blood samples you oftentimes provide for assessments? What else are they getting used for? Why don't you recognize?
Take a Deep Breath. . . .
In Boston, a disgraced scientific scholar is distributed to carry a study paper which can store her occupation. . . . 4 thousand miles away, in a jungle medical institution in Cameroon, a super, reclusive scientist, demise from an incurable illness that threatens to make each one tortured breath his final, is at the verge of perfecting a serum which may shop thousands of lives, and convey others inestimable wealth. . . . In Chicago, a dissatisfied deepest detective, to be able to his 3rd occupation, is employed to figure out the establish of a John Doe, killed on a Florida street, with mysterious marks on his body.
3 possible disconnected lives, surging unrelentingly towards each other. 3 lives changing into irrevocably intertwined. 3 lives in mounting peril, relocating ever toward the final word war of words opposed to a perilous mystery society with godlike aspirations and roots in antiquity.
clinical scholar. Scientist. deepest eye. 3 those that will study the deeper meanings of brilliance and insanity, fact and deception, belief and betrayal.
3 lives associated eternally by means of a unmarried vial of blood—the 5th vial.
By Dick Francis
Former hotshot jockey Sid Halley landed a place with a detective business enterprise, basically to seize a bullet from a few penny-ante thug. Now, he has to move up opposed to a box of thoroughbred criminals--and the percentages are opposed to him that he'll even live on.
By Donato Carrisi
Les crimes commencent par des aveux.
Rome. Sa dolce vita, son Capitole, ses foules de pèlerins, ses hordes de touristes. Sa pluie battante, ses sombres ruelles, ses labyrinthes souterrains et ses meurtriers insaisissables.
Marcus est un homme sans passé. Sa spécialité : analyser les scènes de crime pour déceler le mal partout où il se terre. Il y a un an, il a été grièvement blessé et a perdu l. a. mémoire.
Aujourd’hui, il est le seul à pouvoir élucider l. a. disparition d’une jeune étudiante kidnappée.
Sandra est enquêtrice photograph pour los angeles police scientifi que. Elle aussi recueille les indices sur les lieux où los angeles vie a dérapé. Il y a un an, son mari est tombé du haut d’un immeuble désaffecté. Elle n’a jamais tout à fait cru à un accident.
Leurs routes se croisent dans une église, devant un tableau du Caravage. Elles les mèneront à choisir entre l. a. vengeance et le pardon, dans une ville qui bruisse encore de mille ans de crimes chuchotés au coeur du Vatican. À l. a. frontière de los angeles lumière et des ténèbres.
By Lori Roy
Within the spellbinding and suspenseful enable Me Die in His Footsteps, an Edgar Award nominee for most sensible Novel, writer Lori Roy wrests from a Southern city the secrets and techniques of 2 households touched by means of an evil that has handed among generations.
On a depressing Kentucky evening in 1952, precisely midway among her 15th and 16th birthdays, Annie Holleran crosses into forbidden territory. we all know Hollerans don't move close to Baines, no longer on account that Joseph Carl used to be buried twenty years sooner than, yet Annie runs via her family's lavender fields towards the good at the Baines' position, hoping to determine her destiny within the water. as a substitute, she reveals a physique, and Annie's destiny turns into inextricably tied along with her family's darkish previous.
In 1936, the 12 months Annie's aunt, Juna Crowley, got here of age, there have been seven Baine boys. prior to Juna, Joseph Carl were the easiest of the entire Baine brothers. yet then he regarded into Juna's black eyes they usually made him do issues that rate blameless humans their lives. With the pall of a tender child's dying and the darkish appetites of guys operating the sleepy city right into a frenzy, Sheriff Irlene Fulkerson observed justice served—or did she?
As the research maintains and he or she comes of age as Aunt Juna did in her personal time, Annie's dread mounts. Juna will come domestic now, to complete what she all started. If Annie is to avoid wasting herself, her relations, and this small Kentucky city, she needs to organize for Juna's go back, and the revelation of what quite occurred all these years in the past.
By Colleen Coble
Mallory’s mom died fifteen years in the past. yet her father’s final phrases at the telephone have been unmistakable: “Find . . . mother.”
Shame and confusion have stored Mallory Davis from her domestic for the final fifteen years, but if her dad mysteriously dies on his mail boat direction, she doesn’t have any selection yet to return to Mermaid Point.
Mallory believes her father used to be murdered and early life sweetheart Kevin O’Connor, video game warden in Downeast Maine, confirms her suspicions. yet Kevin is cautious of supporting Mallory in her seek. She broke his center and left—without a word—years ago.
When Mallory starts off receiving threats on her personal life—and her loved teenage daughter, Haylie—their seek intensifies. There’s a tangled net in the meant homicide, and it contains even more than what meets the eye.
As solutions start to fall into position, Mallory realizes her seek is set greater than discovering her father’s killer—it is additionally approximately discovering herself back . . . and doubtless approximately therapeutic what was once damaged goodbye in the past with Kevin. She simply has to stick alive lengthy adequate to place every thing jointly.