A Measure of Blood: A Richard Christie Novel

A homicide sends a baby into foster care and drags a detective right into a feverish hunt for justice
Nadal watches for weeks earlier than he first techniques the boy. it doesn't matter what Maggie Brown says, he’s definite Matt is his son, and a boy may still recognize his father. After their first war of words, Maggie must have run. She must have hidden her baby. yet she underestimated the guy who was her lover. With self-righteous selection, Nadal is going to her residence. He calls for to spend time with the boy. while she refuses, he reaches for a knife.
By the time murder detective Richard Christie arrives at the scene, all that is still of Maggie Brown is a bloodstain at the ground. The killer has vanished, and Matt is simply too scared to recollect something yet his mother’s worry. As Christie seems to be for the killer and Maggie’s buddies struggle to maintain Matt out of the arms of kid companies, Nadal watches the scoop and waits. A boy may be together with his father. He’s going to get his son.

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Mother Russia

By Robert Littell

A riveting mystery approximately crime and punishment in Soviet-era Moscow.

Like the Arkady Renko novels of Martin Cruz Smith, Robert Littell's masterful Mother Russia transports readers again in time and in the back of the Iron Curtain to adventure the extremes of Soviet society. Robespierre Pravdin is a black marketeer who prowls Moscow's streets and alleys hustling wristwatches. Wishing merely to outlive in a urban suffocated via paranoia and schizophrenia, Robespierre manages to make a tidy revenue and remain below the state's radar-until, sooner or later, he meets the lady referred to as "Mother Russia" and turns into ensnared within the Byzantine and profoundly harmful video game of politics. this is often one other darkly engrossing pageturner from the bestselling writer of The Sisters and The Defection of A. J. Lewinter.

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The Technologists

By Matthew Pearl

“A exceptional old secret within the nice previous Arthur Conan Doyle type . . . Who knew secret shaped round the founding of the Massachusetts Institute of expertise might be so sturdy? . . . There are cliffhanger endings and fortuitous escapes. . . . There are even a few very candy romances.”—The Globe and Mail
Boston, 1868. The Civil battle might be over yet a brand new battle has began, one among earlier and current, culture and know-how. The bold Massachusetts Institute of know-how is on a project to harness technological know-how for the advantage of all. but if an unnatural catastrophe moves the ships in Boston Harbor, and an both inexplicable disaster devastates the guts of the town, an antiscience backlash casts a pall over MIT and threatens its very survival. So the simplest and brightest from the Institute’s first graduating category secretly subscribe to forces to avoid wasting blameless lives and song down the reality. Armed with ingenuity and their distinct medical education, talented warfare veteran Marcus Mansfield, blueblood Robert Richards, genius Edwin Hoyt, and remarkable freshman Ellen Swallow will fit wits with a grasp legal bent at the utter destruction of the city.
Don’t omit Matthew Pearl’s brief tale “The Professor’s Assassin,” that includes characters from The Technologists, in the again of the book.
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Dead in the Water: A Novel (Stone Barrington)

By Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington in simple terms desires a iciness getaway from the coolness of latest York within the appealing, tropical Caribbean paradise of St. Mark's. yet what the legal professional and ex-cop will get as a substitute is the opportunity to protect Allison Manning. the attractive younger lady stands accused of killing her wealthy husband on board their sumptuous yacht after which burying him at sea.

Stone isn't really precisely conversant with the island country's legislations, yet this a lot is apparent to him: Allison is being railroaded through the perverse experience of justice of a prosecutor who will do something to stick in place of work. wearing the gown and wig of a British barrister, Stone does every little thing he can to avoid wasting Allison—from publicizing the case all around the American press to carrying out the type of clever, tricky research that cash cannot purchase. simply whilst he has the jury within the palm of his palms, a surprising reversal of fortune alterations every little thing. And what used to be a yes factor starts to seem much like a dying sentence.

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The Enemy ("Victor, the Assassin")

By Tom Wood


THE employed KILLER.

Victor, a former assassin-for-hire, has joined forces with a CIA detailed unit. His first project: 3 strangers. 3 hits. quick and fresh. Victor’s a ordinary for this.


It must have been uncomplicated. yet with each one hit Victor is plunged deeper into an incredible conspiracy the place nobody, least of all of the humans he is aware, should be relied on.


With the stakes transforming into larger by way of the minute, Victor realizes he’s been pressured into taking part in a video game he by no means anticipated. simply because he’s the subsequent goal. And there’s no means out.

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Der Gerechte

Hart, shrewdpermanent und packend: "Der Gerechte" zeigt den Meister des Justizthrillers in Höchstform.

Sebastian Rudd ist kein typischer Anwalt. Seine Kanzlei ist ein Lieferwagen, eingerichtet mit Bar, Kühlschrank und Waffenschrank. Er arbeitet allein, sein einziger Vertrauter ist sein Fahrer, der zudem als Leibwächter und Golfcaddie fungiert. Sebastian Rudd verteidigt jene Menschen, die andere als den Bodensatz der Gesellschaft bezeichnen. Warum? Weil er Ungerechtigkeit verabscheut und überzeugt ist, dass jeder Mensch einen fairen Prozess verdient.

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Scratch One (Hard Case Crime)

By Michael Crichton

To avoid an hands cargo from attaining the center East a terrorist crew has been conducting certain assassinations in Egypt...Portugal...Denmark...France. In reaction, the USA sends one among its deadliest brokers to take the killers down.

But while the agent is not on time in transit, legal professional Roger Carr will get improper for him. Now, with a number of the world's deadliest males after him, will he live on lengthy sufficient to end up his identity? 

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Sunchild (Deathlands)

Permanent Entropy
After an atomic blast hurled the realm into an doubtful destiny, the prior nonetheless reaches out in wish . . . and damnation. In a kill-or-die global, one steadfast workforce of survivors possesses improved combating abilities and feel of reasonable play that experience made them residing legends. of their fight to hunt a greater lifestyle, they're unraveling the strong secrets and techniques of the hell on the earth known as Deathlands.

Portal to Hell
A pre-dark legacy of shattering promise lies underneath the ruins of nuke-ravaged Seattle. Ryan Cawdor and his warrior partners come face-to-face with the ancestors of a mystery society whose participants have been confident that paradise awaited on the heart of the earth. This cult is inexorably tied to a conspiracy of twentieth-century scientists dedicated to enjoyable a imaginative and prescient of genetic manipulation. during this labyrithine ville, carved from the subterranean passages of a doomed prior, many of the descendants of the Illuminated Ones are pursuing the dream in their legacy -- whereas others are devoted to its nightmare.

Even within the Deathlands, twisted human ideals undergo . . .

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Pursuit of Honor

By Vince Flynn

A thrilling political mystery from number one New York occasions bestselling writer Vince Flynn, praised as “the most sensible natural adrenaline-charged motion author in the market this day” (The windfall Journal).

When Washington, DC’s nationwide Counterterrorism middle is struck through a chain of devastating explosions, the consequences are catastrophic—185 killed, together with public officers and CIA staff. Such an act of maximum violence demands severe measures—and elite counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp, becoming a member of forces with relied on group member Mike Nash, unearths himself within the difficult place of getting to demonstrate the realities of nationwide safety to govt officers up in palms over the brokers who rushed in to avoid wasting numerous American lives. in the meantime, with 3 al Qaeda terrorists nonetheless at huge and Nash traumatized by way of the horrors he witnessed through the assault, Rapp needs to aid his buddy whereas threading his manner during the naysayers on Capitol Hill—and silently, quickly, do what he needs to for the sake of his state and the pursuit of honor.

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First to Kill (The Nathan McBride Series)

By Andrew Peterson

Ten years in the past, a botched venture in Nicaragua ended covert ops expert Nathan McBride’s CIA occupation. Now he makes use of his distinct ability set within the inner most sector—until the evening Frank Ortega, former director of the FBI, calls in a want. A deep-cover federal agent has vanished, besides a ton of Semtex explosives, and Ortega wishes them found—fast. simply because for him, this project is own: the lacking agent is his grandson. And Nathan McBride is the one guy he trusts to save lots of him.

But it quick turns into transparent that anything larger than even Ortega can have imagined is at stake. inside of days of accepting the task, McBride unearths himself trapped among a ruthless adversary hell-bent on revenge and a bunch of high-ranking federal officers who will cease at not anything to harvest their very own model of justice. right here there aren't any ideas, no protocol, no backup. purely McBride…

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