Palace Council

By Stephen L. Carter

“Carter twists plotlines like pretzels whereas wryly skewering America’s filthy rich highbrow elite.” —People

John Grisham referred to as Stephen L. Carter’s first novel, The Emperor of Ocean Park, “beautifully written and cleverly plotted. A wealthy, complicated family members saga, one deftly woven via a good criminal thriller.” The Chicago Tribune hailed Carter’s subsequent e-book, New England White, as “a whodunit with conscience.” Now this best-selling novelist returns with an electrifying political mystery set within the turbulent period of Watergate and Vietnam, giving us some of the most riveting and bare photographs of Nixon ever written.

In the summer season of 1952, twenty popular males assemble at a mystery assembly on Martha’s winery and devise a plot to govern the President of the us. quickly after, the physique of 1 of those males is located via Eddie Wesley, Harlem’s emerging literary celebrity. whilst Eddie’s more youthful sister mysteriously disappears, Eddie and the lady he loves, Aurelia Treene, are pulled into what turns into a twenty-year look for the reality. As Eddie and Aurelia discover layer upon layer of intrigue, their odyssey takes them from the rich drawing rooms of latest York during the shady corners of radical politics, all of the method to the Oval Office.

Stephen Carter’s novel is as complicated because it is suspenseful, and together with his detailed skill to show stereotypes within out, Palace Council is guaranteed to enthrall readers to the final web page.

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By Darrell Delamaide

A very important telex disappears from a newsroom in London and an editor turns up lifeless outdoors Geneva. Terrorists sabotage gold mines in South Africa, throwing international markets right into a tailspin whereas the cost of gold itself soars. American journalist Drew Dumesnil needs to persist with the path of a potential conspiracy from London to Switzerland to Kuwait and directly to the wealthy mines of the Rand as he attempts to avoid an international monetary cave in. Aided by means of economist Carol Connor on the manhattan Federal Reserve and thwarted through a shadowy metals dealer in Zurich, Drew unearths his personal existence at stake as he attempts to dig out the reality. Gold is a vintage monetary mystery within the culture of Joseph Finder, Christopher Reich and Stephen Frey. although it first seemed twenty years in the past, it's as present as today’s headlines.

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Don't Look Behind You

By Lois Duncan

April Corrigan's existence is grew to become upside-down while she while she learns that her father has been operating secretly undercover for the FBI. whilst his testimony convicts a infamous drug broker, the full family members needs to relocate and input the Federal Witness defense application. April's complete lifestyle changes--not simply her identify. And while she makes an attempt to speak together with her boyfriend, an agent is killed. With thrills, chills, and a high-speed cross-country chase, grasp suspense author Lois Duncan will depart readers breathless!

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Dead End Deal

World-renowned neurosurgeon Jon Ritter is at the verge of a clinical step forward that might swap the area. His groundbreaking surgery, utilizing transplanted nonhuman stem cells, is decided to remove the scourge of Alzheimer's ailment. but if the method is slated for checking out, all of it involves an abrupt and terrifying halt. Ritter's colleague is gunned down and Ritter himself is threatened via a thorough anti-abortion team that not just claims accountability, yet delivers extra of an analogous. confronted with a perilous fact yet made up our minds to prevail, Ritter turns to his long-time colleague, company biotech CEO Richard Stillman, for support. After profitable surgical trials, Ritter and his allies are thrown right into a frightening nightmare situation: The trial sufferers were murdered and Ritter is the number 1 suspect. Dead finish Deal is a fast paced, heart-pounding, and complex mystery. a wise, designated, page-turner, Dead finish Deal can provide.

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Gray Mountain: A Novel

By John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • NAMED the most effective BOOKS OF THE yr by way of NPR
The yr is 2008 and Samantha Kofer’s occupation at an immense Wall road legislation enterprise is at the quick track—until the recession hits and she or he is downsized, furloughed, and escorted out of the construction. Samantha, although, is obtainable a chance to paintings at a felony reduction health center for three hundred and sixty five days with no pay, fascinated with a slender probability of having rehired.
In an issue of days Samantha strikes from ny to Brady, Virginia, inhabitants 2,200, within the middle of Appalachia, part of the realm she has simply examine. Samantha’s new task takes her into the murky and unsafe international of coal mining, the place legislation are frequently damaged, groups are divided, and the land itself is less than assault. yet a number of the locals aren’t so overjoyed to have a big-city attorney on the town, and inside weeks Samantha is engulfed in litigation that turns lethal. simply because like such a lot small cities, Brady harbors sizeable secrets and techniques that a few will kill to conceal.
Praise for Gray Mountain
“[An] very important new novel . . . improved entertainment.”The Washington Post
“Powerful . . . a delightful, outdated, reliable guy/bad man criminal thriller.”The Christian technology Monitor
“Yes, Gray Mountain is fiction. yet after analyzing the ebook, you’ll think heroic motion has to be taken.”USA Today
“Grisham has written one in every of his top criminal dramas.”—Associated Press

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After Midnight

By Richard Laymon

Whilst Alice's pal Serena is going away she remains in her apartment, with its sunken bath and big-screen television. better of all is the open air swimming pool. yet one evening a stranger walks out of the woods and jumps bare into the pool. Alice hopes he will not be coming to get her, like such a lot of have performed earlier than.

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The Black Ice (Harry Bosch, Book 2)

By Michael Connelly

Harry Bosch investigates the drug-trafficking underworlds of internal urban la and the wastelands of Mexico.

The corpse within the lodge room seems to be that of a lacking LAPD narcotics officer. Rumours abound that the cop had crossed over - promoting a brand new drug referred to as Black Ice that have been infiltrating l. a. from Mexico - and the LAPD brass are quickly to claim his demise a suicide.

Detective Hieronymus 'Harry' Bosch isn't so certain. caused by means of unusual, inexplicable information from the crime scene - and an indisputable allure to the cop's widow - Bosch begins his personal maverick research. An research that quickly leads him over the border to Mexicali and right into a harmful labyrinth of moving identities and lethal corruption.

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The Tenth Witness

At the evening of October nine, 1799, the frigate HMS Lutine breaks aside at the shoals of the Frisian Islands off the Dutch coast. while the insurer Lloyds of London will pay at the break, it takes possession and plans expeditions to recoup the misplaced hundreds of thousands in gold and silver. approximately hundres years later, after a chain of mostly failed salvage operations, Lloyds attempts back - this time at the energy of latest applied sciences and a method devised through the proficient younger engineer Henri Poincare.
it really is past due spring, 1978. Poincare has labored to near-exhaustion getting ready for the Lutine dive. ahead of the salvage season starts, he's taking an extraordinary vacation: a hike at low tide around the big, muddy residences of the Wadden Sea. His advisor is Liesel Kraus - clever, capable, appealing...and . She and her brother Anselm, administrators of Kraus metal, are haunted through a violent historical past that generates either rage and a tremendous, corrupting wealth. The nearer Poincare attracts to Liesel and Anselm, the extra warped existence turns into till love and a demise hazard compel him to enquire what nobody else - other than Interpol - will. soreness in addition to treasure, he discovers, should be dredged up from the earlier to reshape the current.
The 10th Witness, a prequel to the award-winning All Cry Chaos, is the story of a guy upended: a twenty-eight yr outdated who rejects an excellent occupation in engineering for an doubtful, darker one: foreign police paintings.

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Nightshade: China Bayles #16 (China Bayles Mystery)

By Susan Wittig Albert

China's nonetheless reeling from her father's demise and has little interest in her halfbrother Miles's research. but if destiny forces her to get entangled, China realizes it is time to convey the earlier to light?or else it is going to hang-out her ceaselessly. Then she discovers that Miles can be preserving secrets and techniques himself. How deep do the layers of secrecy cross? And who has a stake in concealing a long-buried fact? Now, one clean homicide and several other chilly situations will strength China Bayles to stand her darkish earlier.

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Act of War: A Thriller (The Scot Harvath Series)

By Brad Thor

The number one New York Times bestseller from writer Brad Thor—his so much scary and pulse-pounding mystery ever!

After a CIA agent mysteriously dies in another country, his most sensible asset surfaces with a startling and terrifying declare. There’s only one problem—no one is aware if she will be able to be trusted.

But whilst six trade scholars cross lacking, plane passengers alternate locations, and one political-asylum seeker is arrested, a perilous chain of occasions is determined in motion.

With the USA dealing with an drawing close and devastating assault, America’s new president needs to flip to covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath to assist perform of the main risky operations within the country’s history.

Code-named “Gold airborne dirt and dust” and “Blackbird,” they're shrouded in absolute secrecy as both of them, if found, will represent an act of battle.

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