Hour of the Wolf (Inspector Van Veeteren, Book 7) by Håkan Nesser

By Håkan Nesser

The grasp of Swedish crime fiction returns with this newest access into the across the world acclaimed, award-winning secret series—one of the darkest stories but within the sequence that's, in addition, an electrifying stand-alone novel.

In the center of the evening, a boy is struck by means of a motor vehicle after leaving his girlfriend's condominium. the motive force, under the influence of alcohol, leaves the boy's physique via the facet of the line and, wrestling with guilt, attempts to place all of it out of his mind—until a blackmail word arrives. meanwhile, Reinhart, the hot leader inspector of the Maardam police strength, has set his workforce to paintings. yet a moment, in all likelihood similar killing proves that this is often no usual case. The police, determined for solutions, fight to decipher the clues to those appalling crimes, yet because the killer turns into more and more unhinged and unpredictable, Van Veeteren, now retired, is pressured to re-enter the realm he left in the back of. he'll face the best trial of his profession as he seeks vengeance for the demise of somebody who used to be as regards to him. instructed with Håkan Nesser's trademark eye for aspect, breakneck plotting, and gut-wrenching ethical stress, Hour of the Wolf reveals the Nordic noir famous person spinning considered one of his so much spellbinding stories yet.

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S.: A Novel about the Balkans by Slavenka Drakulic

By Slavenka Drakulic

"S. could possibly be one of many most powerful books approximately struggle you'll ever learn. . . .The writing is taut, targeted, and masterful."

Set in 1992, throughout the top of the Bosnian battle, S. unearths essentially the most scary facets of any conflict: the rape and torture of civilian girls by means of occupying forces. S. is the tale of a Bosnian lady in exile who has simply given delivery to an undesirable child—one and not using a nation, a reputation, a father, or a language. Its beginning simply reminds her of a good extra grueling event: being time and again raped by way of Serbian squaddies within the "women's room" of a jail camp. via a sequence of flashbacks, S. relives the unspeakable crimes she has persisted, and in telling her story—timely, surprisingly compelling, and finally approximately survival—depicts the darkest facet of human nature in the course of wartime.

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The Fear Index by Robert Harris

By Robert Harris

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Publication Date: January 31, 2012
At the nexus of excessive finance and complicated laptop programming, a terrifying destiny might be unfolding even now.

Dr. Alex Hoffmann’s identify is thoroughly guarded from most people, yet in the secretive internal circles of the ultrarich he's a legend. He has constructed a progressive type of synthetic intelligence that predicts routine within the monetary markets with uncanny accuracy. His hedge fund, dependent in Geneva, makes billions. yet one morning ahead of sunrise, a sinister intruder breaches the flowery safeguard of his lakeside mansion, and so starts a waking nightmare of paranoia and violence as Hoffmann makes an attempt, with expanding desperation, to find who's attempting to ruin him.

Fiendishly shrewdpermanent and suspenseful, the terror Index supplies us a searing glimpse into an all-too-recognizable international of greed and panic. it's a novel that forces us to confront the query of what it capability to be human—and it truly is Robert Harris’s so much spellbinding and audacious novel to date.

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Easy Go (The Med School Years, Book 3) by Michael Crichton, John Lange

By Michael Crichton, John Lange

While he reveals clues to an historical treasure, an Egyptologist plans a truly sleek heistBrilliant Egyptologist Harold Barnaby has came across a message hidden inside of a very tough set of hieroglyphics. It simply could lead him to a mystery tomb keeping the best riches of the traditional international. Barnaby may perhaps positioned his identify to the main terrific archaeological locate of the century. yet he doesn't simply are looking to dig it up. He desires to scouse borrow it.With assistance from a smuggler, a thief, and an English lord, he plans his heist. They locate that tomb raiding is trickier than they notion, and those that thieve from lifeless Egyptians face risks worse than a mummy's historic curse.This booklet gains an illustrated biography of Michael Crichton together with infrequent pictures from the author's property.

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Red Alert by Peter George

By Peter George

Peter Bryant's 1958 novel crimson Alert tells the terrifying story of simply how with regards to nuclear destruction the area should be. right here, we're confronted with the worst attainable of all worst-case eventualities within the chilly conflict; an American common loses his cause and orders a full-scale nuclear assault at the Soviet Union. Air strength Brigadier basic Quinten is a demise guy being affected by the paranoid fable that he could make the realm a greater position via environment in movement this catastrophic assault with Strategic Air Command bombers armed with nuclear weapons.Once they get wind of it, the President of the us and his advisors paintings frantically in all efforts to forestall the assault. They order the yankee bombers shot down, and so they be successful - all yet with one scary exception - a lone bomber known as the "Alabama Angel" escapes destruction. The group of the Angel forget about the President's orders and proceed on with their lethal mission.This booklet used to be initially released within the U.K. below the name Hours to Doom (written via Peter Bryant, the penname of author Peter George). This intricately plotted and well-thought out novel conjures the imaginative and prescient of apocalyptic danger of nuclear warfare and illustrates simply how absurdly effortless such an assault may be triggered.A digital style of such fiction sprang up within the past due Fifties, led via Nevil Shute's at the seashore, of which pink Alert was once one of the earliest and most interesting examples. Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler's later bestseller, Fail secure, so heavily resembled crimson Alert in premise and tone that George sued on plagiarism fees and really gained an out-of-court payment. either novels could encourage very assorted motion pictures that have been either published in 1964.

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Deaths of Jocasta (Micky Knight, Book 2) by J. M. Redmann

By J. M. Redmann

Micky Knight, a hard-hitting, tough-talking dyke detective, has been employed to supply safeguard for a celebration at an previous state mansion. it's going to be easy—a ideal spring night, gentle climate, and ladies far and wide. by surprise one other lady indicates up—brutally murdered, left to die within the surrounding woods. The police discover a top suspect while the physique of one more sufferer is located within the health center of Dr. Cordelia James, a lady whom Micky has a truly own cause to shield. Micky struggles opposed to demons, previous and current, in her death-defying look for the assassin. (reprint)

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Null by Adam Fawer

By Adam Fawer

David Caine fuehrt ein gefaehrliches Doppelleben. Tagsueber begeistert er
seine Studenten fuer Quantenphysik und Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung, nachts
taucht er ab in die Welt der Pokerclubs in new york. Der brillante
Mathematiker kann in Sekundenschnelle die Gewinnchancen seiner Mitspieler
berechnen. Doch eines Nachts unterlaeuft ihm ein Fehler, und sein Leben
geraet ausser Kontrolle. Eine atemberaubende Jagd beginnt, bei der David
Caine nicht nur um sein Leben fuerchten muss, sondern auch um seinen
Verstand.

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La herencia (Jake Brigance, Book 2) by John Grisham

By John Grisham

Seth Hubbard está muriéndose de cáncer y ha decidido acabar con su vida. Es un hombre rico que no se fía de nadie, ni siquiera de su propia familia. Antes de ahorcarse en un árbol, escribe a mano un nuevo testamento, aunque sabe muy bien que esté escrito provocará una lucha encarnizada entre sus hijos y su sirvienta negra, los angeles heredera imperative. Jake Brigance es el abogado que recibirá este testamento por correo y que tendrá que defender los angeles última voluntad de Hubbard.
¿Por qué decidió Seth dejar su gran fortuna a su sirvienta? ¿Estaba en su sano juicio después de los largos tratamientos de quimioterapia y de l. a. ingestión continua de fuertes analgésicos?
En La herencia, John Grisham nos transporta otra vez al mundo de Clanton, aquel pueblo sureño de su primera novela, Tiempo de matar.
Han pasado tres años desde que Jake Brigance, el joven abogado blanco, se encargó de l. a. defensa del padre de una niña negra violada que se había tomado los angeles justicia por su mano.
De nuevo, los ricos y los pobres, los blancos y los negros, toman partido y dividen el pueblo.

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Barrett Fuller's Secret by Scott Carter

By Scott Carter

Barrett Fuller is a world-famous and intensely prosperous children's writer who writes less than a pseudonym simply because he's a self-absorbed womanizer and drug-user. His lifestyles alterations while he gets an extortion letter, hard him to reside as much as the morals he at present espouses in his books. he's offered with a sequence of projects to accomplish or face having his identification printed to the general public, leading to the wreck of his monetary empire.

Richard Fuller, Barrett's nephew, has a mystery too, and it's one no child should still endure. He understands why his father left the family members and he's by no means informed his mother.

When the extortionist demanding situations Barrett to spend time together with his nephew, their respective secrets and techniques stream in the direction of a collision that might switch their lives endlessly.

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Naked in Death (In Death, Book 1) by J. D. Robb

By J. D. Robb

In an international of risk and deception, she walks the line--between seductive ardour and scandalous murder...
Eve Dallas is a brand new York police lieutenant attempting to find a ruthless killer. In over ten years at the strength, she's obvious it all--and is aware her survival will depend on her instincts. And she's going opposed to each caution telling her to not become involved with Roarke, an Irish billionaire--and a suspect in Eve's homicide research. yet ardour and seduction have ideas in their personal, and it's as much as Eve to take an opportunity within the fingers of a guy she understands not anything about--except the addictive starvation of wanting his touch.

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