By Christopher Farnsworth
The final mystery. the last word agent. Nathaniel Cade returns.
For a hundred and forty years, Nathaniel Cade has been the President's Vampire, sworn to guard and serve his state. Cade's life is the main heavily guarded of White residence secrets and techniques: a superhuman covert agent who's the final defensive line opposed to nightmare situations that normal electorate merely dream of.
whilst a brand new outbreak of an historical evil-one that he has visible prior to- involves gentle, Cade and his human handler, Zach Barrows, needs to music down its resource. To "protect and serve" frequently potential settling outdated ratings and confronting new betrayals . . . as just a centuries-old predator can.
A Groundbreaking new mystery through the previous Commander of particular department who rose to a place co-ordinating the entire mystery prone in London. it is a landmark debut novel when you like insider fiction within the mold of Stella Rimington. Agent of the nation is stuffed with the type of real aspect just a guy within the comprehend will be in a position to inform. A suspected terrorist is frisked for explosives at the Embankment. Operators do that so skilfully he is still thoroughly unaware...In New Scotland backyard a brand new model of supervisor fails to accommodate escalating threats - 'aggressive indecision' is what Detective leader Inspector John Kerr calls it...He discovers that cocaine-fuelled intercourse events in Knightsbridge are pulling in businessmen, Russian diplomats and senior participants of the British government...When Kerr's investigations are blocked via his bosses in Scotland backyard, he comes to a decision to head it by myself and starts off to show a cover-up that extends to all degrees of the British institution. Agent of the kingdom is the 1st novel via Roger Pearce, a former unique department officer at New Scotland backyard who rose to develop into its Commander and a key participant in Whitehall's intelligence community. it's an genuine account of ways the British intelligence prone paintings in any respect degrees and of the hypocrisy of the British institution. 'Vividly written and providing a glimpse of what counter-terrorism appears like, it is a hugely promising begin from a author who may possibly good have a massive future.' day-by-day Mail 'It's a tribute to Roger Pearce's skill that the plot by no means turns into impenetrable and there is an uncomfortable authenticity as real-life operations are referenced...a breathless, hurtling page-turner.' monetary occasions
By Anne Cassidy
While Rose used to be 12, her mom and stepfather went out for dinner and not got here again. Now 17, she lives together with her grandmother and is going to varsity in London. She's constantly questioned approximately her stepbrother, Joshua, who she in simple terms lived with in brief and who was once additionally relocated after their parents' disappearance. while Rose and Joshua meet back, they locate they've got a lot in universal, together with a wish to discover the secret surrounding their parents' disappearance . . . and a mutual ardour for every different. yet what they detect as they start looking is a lot higher conspiracy—The Butterfly Project—is underway, person who places either their lives at risk.
By Gregg Olsen
"You'll sleep with the lighting on after interpreting Gregg Olsen."--Allison Brennan
Ted Bundy. America's so much infamous serial killer. for 2 ladies, he's the final word obsession. One is a cop whose sister could have been one in all Bundy's sufferers. the opposite is a deranged groupie who corresponded with Bundy in prison--and raised her son to complete what Bundy all started. To attraction and seduce blameless ladies. To kidnap and brutalize extra girls than any serial killer in historical past. And to entice one obsessed cop right into a seize as ill and demented as Bundy himself. . .
Praise for Gregg Olsen's novels
"Wickedly shrewdpermanent! Twisted."--Lisa Gardner
"Olsen writes rapid-fire page-turners."--The Seattle Times
"Grabs you via the throat."--Kay Hooper
By David Belbin
Mark hint exhibits a notable expertise for literary forgery. a spot yr in Paris sees his ability exploited through a manuscript broker. Mark fetches up in London, operating at one of many UK's oldest literary magazines. That's whilst the difficulty particularly starts off. Hemingway and Graham Greene are just the start. What begins as a prank quickly turns into lethal critical. during this literary mystery David Belbin writes approximately originality, wish and literary ambition, within the voice of a personality with the potential to lie to all people, together with himself.
David Belbin is the writer of greater than thirty novels for teens, together with Denial and pageant. His brief tales for adults have seemed in several magazines and anthologies. He runs the MA in inventive Writing at Nottingham Trent college. He presently edits the Crime show sequence for 5 Leaves.
By Adrian McKinty
Belfast, 1985, amidst the “Troubles”: Detective Sean Duffy, a Catholic cop within the Protestant RUC (Royal Ulster Constabulary), struggles with burn-out as he investigates a brutal double homicide and suicide. Did Michael Kelly particularly shoot his mom and dad at element clean after which leap off a close-by cliff? A suicide be aware issues to this end, yet Duffy suspects much more sinister situations. He quickly discovers that Kelly used to be current at a decadent Oxford occasion the place a cupboard minister’s daughter died of a heroin overdose. this can or would possibly not have whatever to do with Kelly’s next death.
New facts leads in other places: gun runners, hands purchasers, the British govt, and a rogue American agent with a faux id. Duffy thinks he’s getting someplace whilst brokers from MI5 appear at his doorstep and check out to recruit him, hence taking him off the investigation.
Duffy is in it as much as his neck, doggedly pursuing a case that could eventually end up his undoing.
By Dana Stabenow
Everyone knew Len Dreyer, a handyman for lease within the Park close to Niniltna, Alaska, yet nobody knew the rest approximately him. Even Kate Shugak, who was once making plans to invite him to aid construct a small moment cabin on her estate, knew him. yet she, the Park's unofficial P.I., turns out to have recognized much less approximately him than anyone.
When Len Dreyer's physique is stumbled on, frozen stable, within the direction of a receding glacier with a gap from a shotgun blast in his chest, not anyone even spotted that he used to be lacking for months. Alaska nation Trooper Jim Chopin asks Kate to aid him dig into Dreyer's heritage, within the wish of discovering a few reason for his homicide. She takes the case, aware of the necessity for gainful employment as she copes along with her accountability for Johnny, the teenage boy in her care and a continuing reminder of his father, her useless lover. Little does she think that through attempting to supply for him she simply may perhaps placed him correct within the course of danger.
By Ward Larsen
Within the final days of WWII, the 3rd Reich makes a determined seize to retrieve its most dear asset, Die Wespe, a undercover agent buried deep within the big apple undertaking. the guy selected for this undertaking is Alexander Braun---American born, Harvard expert, and a ruthless killer. British Intelligence learns of the Nazi plan. not able to persuade their American opposite numbers of the value of the probability, they dispatch significant Michael Thatcher to trace down Braun. the path ends up in Rhode Island, the place Lydia Cole, a tender heiress, has unwittingly taken Braun again into her lifestyles. Braun is pressured to run, and there's one position the place he needs to go--Los Alamos, domestic of the ny venture. On July sixteen, 1945, the world's first atomic bomb is proven - code named Trinity. within the days that keep on with, 4 humans - a tenacious British investigator, a decided younger lady, a killer, and the secret agent who may perhaps compromise America's maximum medical exercise - can have a fateful rendezvous, all vying for keep watch over of the key that would form the realm.
By Alex Gordon
A smooth story of witchcraft and darkish suspense, readers who love the thrills of Preston & baby, the sexiness of Kim Harrison, the fashionable magic of Lev Grossman, and the styling of Deborah Harkness and J.D. Horn will be drawn into Alex Gordon's edge-of-your-seat, debut supernatural thriller.
When Lauren’s father dies, she makes a surprising discovery. the fellow she knew as John Reardon used to be a very assorted individual, with a unique identify. Now, she’s decided to determine who he particularly was once, even supposing her simply clues are an outdated photo, a few letters, and the identify of a town—Gideon.
But someone—or something—doesn’t wish her to find the reality. an odd guy is stalking her, showing in all places she turns, and those that attempt to aid her prove useless. Neither a shadowy enemy nor her personal worry are going to avoid her from fixing the secret of her father—and unlocking the secrets and techniques of her personal life.
Making her method to Gideon, Lauren unearths herself extra careworn than ever. not anything during this small Midwestern city is what it kind of feels, together with time itself. citizens commence going lacking, and Lauren is threatened via virtually each townsperson she encounters. 2 hundred years in the past, a witch was once burned on the stake, yet in Gideon, the previous feels all too chillingly current . . .
The 12 months is 1952. Fourteen-year-old Alex Gambier is rebellious by way of nature and scarred through youth tragedy within the southern neighborhood of night color. An outcast in his family, mute from a bout with diptheria at an early age, Alex expresses himself through writing imaginitive tales and through conceiving daredevil stunts that try out all of his actual rescources whereas placing his lifestyles in severe danger.
The aftermath of 1 of his hair-raising stunts reveals Alex within the care of a tender black nurse named Mally Shaw. An not likely friendship effects, that's ended via an unspeakable crime that expenditures Mally her life.
Or no longer fairly ended, for Mally reveals herself trapped in a nether international by way of the strength of Alex's will and his have to precise a terrifying revenge at the guy answerable for Mally's death.
But the revenge he seeks is a two-edged sword, the fee Alex's personal soul as he recklessly pursues his quarry in a chilling double twist climax that surpasses whatever John Farris has written earlier than.