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Cards on the Table Christie Agatha Hercule Poirot  
обложка книги Ceļojums ar slepkavu Ceļojums ar slepkavu Birgerss Erls Ders  
обложка книги Callsign: King Callsign: King Ellis Sean, Robinson Jeremy Chess team mystery  
обложка книги Curses! Curses! Elkins Aaron Gideon Oliver  
обложка книги Complete Short Stories Of Miss Marple Complete Short Stories Of Miss Marple Christie Agatha Miss Marple  
обложка книги Crooked House Crooked House Christie Agatha  
Contes De Terreur

Une entité malfaisante dévore des pionniers de l'aviation par delà les nuages… – Un mystérieux objet, un entonnoir en cuir, nous révèle, grâce à la psychologie des rêves, sa terrible utilisation… – Une petite vengeance amoureuse entre deux archéologue dans les catacombes romaines… – Un homme, une femme, son amant et un scalpel… – Et autres contes de terreur…

Doyle Arthur Conan  
Curtain Christie Agatha Hercule Poirot  
обложка книги Cast in Order of Disappearance Cast in Order of Disappearance Brett Simon Charles Paris  
Color Scheme

New Zealand, Maoris, murder… Who is better qualified to write about them than Ngaio Marsh?

Marsh Ngaio Roderick Alleyn  
Clutch of Constables

While Agatha Troy Alleyn is on a river cruise and enjoys true Constable landscapes, her husband Superintendent Alleyn has to investigate a murder most foul amidst the same clutch of Constables...  

Marsh Ngaio Roderick Alleyn  
Collected Short Fiction of Ngaio Marsh

Essays and short stories of Ngaio Marsh, edited and with introduction by Douglas G. Greene

Marsh Ngaio  
обложка книги Clouds of Witness Clouds of Witness

In this classic mystery, murder strikes close to home. Lord Peter Wimsey's brother is accused of murdering the man who is about to marry their sister. The body has been found at Riddlesdale Lodge, the Wimsey family retreat. Lord Peter must solve the case and clear the family name. The Los Angeles Times called Sayers “one of the greatest mystery writers of the 20th century.” “First-rate… [A] marvelous reading.” – Chicago Sun-Times

Sayers Dorothy L  
обложка книги Cordially Invited to Meet Death Cordially Invited to Meet Death

Wolfe is hired by a society party planner to find out who is writing poison pen letters about her and sending them to her clients and potential clients. Since it appears that the letters are coming from a member of the party planner’s household, Archie is sent up to her Riverdale mansion to investigate. The client dies a few days into the investigation. Was it an accident or murder? Is there a connection between the death and the letters? If it was murder how was it done?

Stout Rex Nero Wolfe  
обложка книги Case of the Beautiful Beggar Case of the Beautiful Beggar

A beautiful young woman seeks the help of the world-famous lawyer to free her frail, wealthy uncle from the clutches of a conniving half brother. But the police believe she may be a murderer. Could they be right? Or will Perry Mason and his clever assistants, Paul Drake and Della Street be able to prove her innocence?

Gardner Erle Stanley Perry Mason  
обложка книги Ciemna Jaskinia Ciemna Jaskinia Сломчинский Мачей  
обложка книги Corruption of Blood Corruption of Blood Tanenbaum Robert K Karp and Ciampi  
обложка книги City of Ruin City of Ruin Newton Mark Charan Legends of the Red Sun  
обложка книги Cutting edge Cutting edge Walker Robert W Stonecoat -Sanger  
обложка книги Cabal Cabal Dibdin Michael Aurelio Zen  
обложка книги Cosi Fan Tutti Cosi Fan Tutti Dibdin Michael Aurelio Zen  
обложка книги Cold Hit Cold Hit Cannell Stephen Shane Scully  
обложка книги Cold Dish Cold Dish Johnson Craig Walt Longmire  
обложка книги Chelsea Mansions Chelsea Mansions Maitland Barry Brock and Kolla  
обложка книги Code 61 Code 61 Harstad Donald Carl Houseman  
обложка книги Chat Chat Mayor Archer Joe Gunther  
обложка книги Chain of Evidence Chain of Evidence Disher Garry Inspector Challis  
обложка книги Calibre Calibre Bruen Ken Inspector Brant  
обложка книги Crime Machine Crime Machine Blunt Giles John Cardinal  
обложка книги Case Pending Case Pending Shannon Dell Lieutenant Luis Mendoza  
обложка книги Cold Hit Cold Hit Cannell Stephen J Scully  
Certain prey Sandford John Lucas Davenport  
Chosen Prey Sandford John Lucas Davenport  
обложка книги Cotton comes to Harlem Cotton comes to Harlem Himes Chester Coffin Johnson and Grave Digger Jones  
обложка книги Chinatown Beat Chinatown Beat Chang Henry Jack Yu  
обложка книги Curse of the Pogo Stick Curse of the Pogo Stick Cotterill Colin Dr.Siri Paiboun  
обложка книги Chill Factor Chill Factor Pawson Stuart D.I. Charlie Priest  
обложка книги Cuba blue Cuba blue Walker Robert W  
обложка книги Confessions of a Bangkok Private Eye: True Stories From the Case Files of Warren Olson Confessions of a Bangkok Private Eye: True Stories From the Case Files of Warren Olson Leather Stephen  
обложка книги Cimarron Rose Cimarron Rose

Billy Bob Holland, the protagonist of Cimarron Rose, is an attorney in the dusty Texas town of Deaf Smith. An ex-Texas Ranger (cop, not ball-player) who mistakenly killed his partner during a drug bust, Holland is jolted from his brooding when his estranged illegitimate son is accused of the rape and murder of a party girl. He takes the case, of course, and things get complicated mighty quick. On a hunch only a father could believe, Holland is sure his son is being railroaded. Doggedly pursuing the truth, he runs afoul of sadistic cops, a powerful family, and the euphoniously-named Garland T. Moon, a feral thug with something to hide. Luckily, the folks on his team are just as tough. Burke's book isn't gritty realism-Holland's dead partner visits him often-but the characters ring true in a weird way. They are quirky and appealing, and even the criminals make good company while the whodunit unfolds.

Burke James Lee , Billy Bob Halland  
обложка книги Copper River Copper River Krueger William Kent Cork O'Connor  
обложка книги Cypress Grove Cypress Grove Sallis James Turner  
обложка книги Cripple Creek Cripple Creek Sallis James Turner  
обложка книги Checkmate Checkmate

In "Checkmate," critically acclaimed novelist Steven James offers the final, chilling chapter in his bestselling series, The Bowers Files.

When a clandestine FBI facility is attacked, Special Agent Patrick Bowers is drawn into the vicious, ruthless story that a killer from his past is bent on telling the world.

Clues lead to long forgotten secrets buried deep beneath uptown Charlotte, North Carolina. Now, Bowers is caught up in trying to stop one of the most deadly attacks ever planned on American soil.

Smart, tense and full of mind-bending twists and turns, "Checkmate" explodes onto the scene, bringing The Bowers Files to a climactic and unforgettable conclusion.

James Steven Patrick Bowers files  
обложка книги Cold as Ice Cold as Ice

DC Ebony Willis must relive her own troubled past as she goes undercover to ensnare a ruthless and twisted killer

When Tracy Collins agrees to meet up with the daughter she gave up for adoption more than twenty years ago, she is overjoyed to have the chance to kindle a relationship with her grandson, Jackson. But when Danielle suddenly disappears, leaving Tracy to look after Jackson, her new-found happiness is replaced by a living nightmare.

When a young woman’s body is found frozen beneath the ice in a canal in North London, DI Dan Carter and DC Ebony Willis are worried it could be Danielle. But when Tracy receives a phonecall from a mysterious man, she receives terrible confirmation that Danielle, though alive, is in terrible danger.

With time running out for Danielle, Ebony Willis must go undercover to infiltrate Danielle’s circle of friends. But playing the single mother is a role that is all too familiar for Ebony, and she’ll have to draw on every ounce of strength to deliver Danielle’s killer to the police, before the weight of her own past pulls her under.

‘By the end of this book I was literally gasping for breath! Totally gripping’ Crimesquad.com

‘A gritty and atmospheric read’ Closer

Weeks Lee DC Ebony Willis  
обложка книги Children of the Revolution Children of the Revolution

A disgraced college lecturer is found murdered with £5,000 in his pocket on a disused railway line near his home. Since being dismissed from his job for sexual misconduct four years previously, he has been living a poverty-stricken and hermit-like existence in this isolated spot.

The suspects range from several individuals at the college where he used to teach to a woman who knew the victim back in the early '70s at Essex University, then a hotbed of political activism. When Banks receives a warning to step away from the case, he realises there is much more to the mystery than meets the eye — for there are plenty more skeletons to come out of the closet...

Robinson Peter Inspector Banks  
обложка книги Child's Play Child's Play Hill Reginald Dalziel and Pascoe  
обложка книги Chérie, passe-moi tes microbes Chérie, passe-moi tes microbes

Tu ne m'ôteras pas de l'idée que si nous n'avions pas aperçu M. Félix, menottes aux poignets, un après-midi, à la Porte Saint-Martin, rien de tout cela ne serait arrivé.

Qu'en tout cas, ça se serait passé autrement.

Et que nous a-t-il dit, M. Félix ?

Ceci :

— Oui, messieurs, je montre mon sexe dans les couloirs du Métropolitain, c'est vrai. Je ne suis pas particulièrement sadique, enfin pas davantage que n'importe qui ; mais si j'agis de la sorte, c'est pour créer de l'émotion. En exhibant ma b… je l'exprime ; j'accomplis bon gré mal gré un acte littéraire.

Complètement azimuté, M. Félix !

Remarque, en réfléchissant bien : même s'il s'était pas fait poirer à montrer Coquette dans le métro, tout ça serait arrivé quand même.

Puisque de toute façon, l'autre pomme dont j'ai oublié le nom allait se suicider !

Dard édéric Le Commissaire San-Antonio  
обложка книги Carnival Carnival Janes J Robert St.Cyr and Kohler  
обложка книги Clandestine Clandestine Janes J Robert St.Cyr and Kohler  
обложка книги Cette mort dont tu parlais Cette mort dont tu parlais

Retraité précoce, un fonctionnaire rencontre une jeune femme par petite annonce et l’emmène vivre dans une ferme de Sologne.

Mais le fils qu’elle a déjà, sous des dehors charmants, est une petite frappe inquiétante et perverse.

Elle-même…

— En somme, vous êtes heureux ?

— C’est un grand mot…

— Elle paraît gentille. Peut-être un peu trop, non ?


Dans un climat d’érotisme et de peur, de cupidité et de haines contenues, Frédéric Dard nous montre, avec sa cruauté baroque jusqu’où peut conduire l’asservissement sexuel.

Et c’est terrible.

Dard édéric Spécial police  
обложка книги Coule La Seine Coule La Seine

Publiées séparément à des périodes différentes, ces trois nouvelles rassemblées en un volume mettent en scène le commissaire Adamsberg confronté aux sans-abri, aux « clodos ». Elles ont été légèrement remaniées, mais Fred Vargas a tenu à leur garder leur forme et leur substance originales.

Les dessins de Baudoin sont inédits et ont été réalisés spécifiquement pour cette édition.

Vargas Fred  
обложка книги Crossfire Crossfire Francis Dick, Francis Felix  
обложка книги Created, the Destroyer Created, the Destroyer

When ex-New Jersey cop Remo Williams is electrocuted for the murder of a dope-dealing goon, CURE, a super-secret government agency that doesn't really exist, schemes to resurrect Remo as the ultimate killing machine that will carry out most of its dirty plans. Under the direction of expert assassin Master Chiun, Remo is transformed into the Destroyer and launches a series of secret plots to dissolve the underworld.

Murphy Warren, Richard Sapir The Destroyer  
обложка книги Chicago Wipe-Out Chicago Wipe-Out

Mack Bolan faces the battle of his life as he invades the nerve-center of the Mafias powerful U.S. Operations.

Pendleton Don The Executioner  
обложка книги Caribbean Kill Caribbean Kill

Mack Bolan, the one-man war machine, bets his life against the Mafia forces of glittering Las Vegas... and theres no business like show business once The Executioner gets in the act!

Pendleton Don The Executioner  
обложка книги California Hit California Hit

The sunny Golden Gate city finds out what the Executioner is all about when he explodes into their midst, hot on the trail of the inner enemy and "Mr. King," the behind-the-scenes boss of all that moves and breathes in the western states.

Bolans assault blazes a wide swath, zeroing in on the kingpins home base. A deadly Chinese Communist cell, some misled ecology freaks and a group of militant leftists all find themselves in danger of being burned by the swiftly racing torch of the Executioner. No one is going to stop him this time. No way.

Pendleton Don The Executioner, The Executioner Series  
обложка книги Continental Contract Continental Contract

The largest private gun squad in history follows Bolan to France, only to find the war has started without them, and 20 dead Frenchmen are mute testimony to the profinciency of the Executioner...

Pendleton Don The Executioner, The Executioner Series  
обложка книги Council of Kings Council of Kings

The bloody trail of a loansharking operation in Oregon leads Mack Bolan to a massive shipload of illegal arms bound for Portland.

Bolan refuses to consider the cost in innocent lives if the weapons fall into Mafia hands.

He races against time to smash the smugglers, and his brother Johnny learns some big secrets about the Executioner.

Pendleton Don The Executioner  
обложка книги Cairo Countdown Cairo Countdown

The U.S. maintained a top-secret air-force base in Cairo. And it operated right out of the international airport!

Suddenly a terrorist rampage threatened to reveal the covert American presence in egypt. No known intelligence agency could risk exposure to break this attack on one of America s biggest secrets. Therefore, in the name of Mack Bolan, come in Able!

But the terrorists had crack killer-teams of their own— and they would not hesitate to use them...

Stivers Dick Able Team  
обложка книги Chinese Puzzle Chinese Puzzle

A Chinese diplomat is decidedly deceased and the communist chairman's advisor is shanghaied while burrowing in the Bronx. The State Department is seeing red and a sour situation gets spicy. Now Remo Williams and his Korean mentor, Master Chiun, must save the abducted adviser and compromise the conspiracy before the kung fu hits the fan. As the US and China prepare for nuclear battle and an assassin's bullet has The Destroyer's name on it, the fate of the world is as complicated to solve as a Chinese Puzzle.

Murphy Warren, Sapir Richard , The Destroyer  
обложка книги Celistic. Смотрящий во тьму Celistic. Смотрящий во тьму

2548. Десять лет назад ради повышения прибыли картель промышленников уничтожил населённую планету. Тогда им помогли инфернальные существа – демоны. «Если нас вызовут снова – вы все умрёте», – сказали тогда демоны. С того времени трусливые и жадные торговцы охраняли эту тайну. Но с каждым годом это всё сложнее и сложнее…

Лэнгли Дэннис, Палонин Вадим  
обложка книги Celistic. Эхо мира Celistic. Эхо мира

В поисках родителей безымянный странник путешествует от планеты к планете. Но найти их – это не самое сложное испытание. Иногда, чтобы жить – нужно создать легенду. Иногда нужно понять, что война – это эхо мира. И всегда – всегда – мы убиваем то, что любим больше всего.

Лэнгли Дэннис, Палонин Вадим  
обложка книги Cookie Dough or Die Cookie Dough or Die

Olivia Greyson is the proud owner of The Gingerbread House-a quaint shop that specializes in all things cookie-and her best friend, Maddie, is her sidekick, baking up scrumptious treats for their cookie-themed parties. But now they must take a break from baking and find a killer, or else their reputation-and quite possibly their lives-will be battered for good.

Lowell Virginia A Cookie Cutter Shop Mystery  
Corazon Congelado

«Durante mi infancia mis aspiraciones eran sencillas: quería ser una princesa intergaláctica.»

La cazarrecompensas Stephanie Plum tiene una misión bastante simple: todo lo que tiene que hacer es llevar a los tribunales a un viejecito sordo, casi ciego y con problemas de próstata, acusado de contrabando de cigarrillos. ¿Es culpa suya si se le escurre continuamente de entre las manos?

Las cosas se complicarán todavía más después de que dos de sus amigos desaparezcan misteriosamente tras ser atacados por una jubilada enloquecida y de que su perfecta hermana Valerie le pida consejos sobre cómo hacerse lesbiana.

Quizá la vida de Stephanie sería más fácil ¿y menos divertida¿ si no estuviera tratando de huir de su propia boda, si su abuela no se empeñara en acompañarla en una Harley Davidson y, por supuesto, si el increíblemente sexy Ranger no le ofreciera su ayuda a cambio de una perfecta noche de pasión…

Evanovich Janet  
обложка книги Chauds, les lapins! Chauds, les lapins!

Les Editions Fleuve Noir ont longuement hésité avant de publier cet ouvrage. Car les événements qu'il retrace sont rigoureusement authentiques et mettent en cause l'épouse d'un ministre.

L'aventure survenue à cette courageuse femme est hors du commun, c'est pourquoi, seule une acceptation de sa part pouvait nous décider à éditer ce livre. Ce consentement héroïque, elle nous l'a donné sans réserve.

Nous prions donc Mme Alexandre-Benoît Bérurier de trouver ici l'expression de notre admiration et de notre reconnaissance.

Dard édéric Le Commissaire San-Antonio  
обложка книги Created, the Destroyer Created, the Destroyer

When ex-New Jersey cop Remo Williams is electrocuted for the murder of a dope-dealing goon, CURE, a super-secret government agency that doesn't really exist, schemes to resurrect Remo as the ultimate killing machine that will carry out most of its dirty plans. Under the direction of expert assassin Master Chiun, Remo is transformed into the Destroyer and launches a series of secret plots to dissolve the underworld.

Murphy Warren, Richard Sapir The Destroyer  
обложка книги Colpo al cuore Colpo al cuore

Questa volta, il compito della cacciatrice di taglie Stephanie Plum non sembrerebbe dei più difficili: deve rintracciare un anziano concittadino di Trenton, nel New Jersey, Eddie DeChooch. Nonostante la cataratta e l’età avanzata, Eddie — che è accusato di contrabbando di sigarette e non si è presentato in tribunale — continua a sfuggire ai tentativi di arresto da parte di Stephanie e dei suoi maldestri aiutanti, Dougie e Luna. In più, nel suo giardino è stato trovato il cadavere di un’anziana vedova. Dopo un crescendo di inseguimenti, rivelazioni, agguati, rapimenti e risate, Stephanie Plum riuscirà a risolvere il caso.

Evanovich Janet Stephanie Plum (it)  
обложка книги Ceci est bien une pipe Ceci est bien une pipe

A l'époque du bienheureux Al Capone, l'Amérique connut « la guerre des gangs ».

Le conflit a fait moins de victimes que celui de 14–18, toutefois, il a été sévère. En ce temps-là, quand tu dérapais sur un trottoir, c'était dans une flaque de sang plutôt que sur une peau de banane !

Y avait des flingueurs partout : dans les restaurants, les cinoches, les églises, les pissotières et les rues, surtout !

On croyait ces fantaisies révolues. Fume, mon grand, fume ! Voilà que, sous une autre forme, tout recommence. En gigantesque ! En omniprésent ! En plus qu'impitoyable !

Le « Consortium », ça s'appelle, cette vérolerie.

Et moi, le Sana-joli, avec mon courage démentiel et ma belle bitoune toujours prête, je m'attaque à cette hydre !

Malheur de mes os !

A compter de cet instant, il m'arrive les pires trucs et je marche sur un tapis de cadavres !

Tout s'écroule autour de ma pomme. Apocalypse intégrale ! La mort, l'horreur, la folie ! Le bout du bout, quoi !

Âmes sensibles s'abstenir !

Quant aux autres, prenez le pied de votre vie !

C'est ma tournée

Dard édéric Le Commissaire San-Antonio  
обложка книги Cocottes-minute Cocottes-minute

Tu as déjà acheté de la viande sous cellophane, toi ? Oui ? Ben, faut vivre avec son temps bouffe-merdique, que veux-tu.

Mais des bites sous cellophane, t'en as déjà vu des bites sous cellophane ?

Jamais ?

Moi si ! Lis ce book et t'en auras plein la musette (plein l'amusette).

Une aventure pareille, j'ai bien cherché : tu peux pas la trouver ailleurs que dans mon œuvre.

En plus des biroutes par paquets, t'auras droit à des frangines ultra-rapidos du réchaud.

Elles te regardent et ton bénouze se transforme en socquette.

Je les appelle des cocottes-minute.

Dard édéric Le Commissaire San-Antonio  
обложка книги Concerto pour porte-jarretelles Concerto pour porte-jarretelles

C'est beau, un porte-jarretelles.

C'est musical.

Y en a qui préfèrent la guitare électrique, libre à eux, tout le monde peut pas avoir ma santé.

Moi,le collant, j'admets pour les danseurs à la rigueur. Mais reconnais qu'une frangine, son triangle de panne est beaucoup mieux en situation sous les branches d'un porte-jarretelles en fleur, non ?

La couleur de çui d'ici j'te la dirai pas, t'as qu'à m'acheter ; pour le prix que ça coûte, à l'heure d'aujourd'hui, ça vaut même pas la peine de m'emprunter.

D'autant que dans ce gros book il est pas question que de porte-jarretelles.

Y a aussi le reste.

Et crois-moi, ce sont de beaux restes, tu verras !

Dard édéric Le Commissaire San-Antonio  
обложка книги C'est mort et ça ne sait pas C'est mort et ça ne sait pas

Je vous ai déjà passablement baladés à travers le monde, dans toutes les couches de toutes les sociétés, mais je n'ai pas souvenir de vous avoir présenté le Pape. N'en déduisez pas trop vite que ce bouquin se passe au Vatican et que Sa Sainteté, que je respecte profondément, est l'acteur d'une de mes facétieuses aventures ! Vous n'y êtes pas du tout.

Le Pape dont je parle, s'il s'appelle Paul, ne porte pas de matricule ou plutôt n'en porte plus, vu que voilà bientôt dix piges qu'il est sorti de taule.

Et c'est en toute candeur qu'il a troqué la casquette-à-julot pour la tiare pontificale de la religion… luciférienne ! Cette fois, vous avez pigé ! Oui, mes amis, je vous emmène faire un tour dans une société secrète, avec messes noires, sacrifices et tout le schbigntz…

Vous l'imaginez, votre San-Antonio, en enfant de diable ? Ne vous inquiétez pas si mon encensoir fume, c'est qu'il vient de cracher quelques bastos de 9 mm.

Dard édéric Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police  
обложка книги Céréales killer Céréales killer

Tout à la joie de l’arrivée de son fils adoptif Antoine, nommé major de sa promotion à l’Ecole de Police, San-Antonio doit très vite déchanter : par un fâcheux concours de circonstances, Antoine se retrouve le principal suspect d’un crime survenu au cours d’une rave-party, dans le milieu des exploitants agricoles de la Beauce profonde. La victime, Mélanie Godemiche, fille unique d’une grande famille de propriétaires terriens de la région de Chartres, a été retrouvée morte et atrocement mutilée. C’est elle qui avait organisé la rave-party. Ami et invité de Mélanie, Antoine a malencontreusement perdu, sur les lieux de la fête, une casquette marquée à ses nom et prénom, qui fait de lui le suspect n°1.

Afin de prouver l’innocence de son fils, le commissaire vient enquêter parmi les membres de la famille Godemiche : Mathilde, seconde épouse du père de Mélanie, Léonard Godemiche, décédé quelques années auparavant, vit dans la grande ferme familiale, en compagnie de Suzie, soubrette complaisante envers les désirs lubriques de sa patronne supernymphomane.

Jacquemart-André Godemiche, frère de Léonard, à quelques lieues de là, veuf inconsolable d’une épouse adorée, vit avec son fils Nicolas, jeune homme renfermé et parfois violent.

C’est alors que l’enquête, difficile au départ, se complique encore car le meurtre de Mélanie est bientôt suivi de deux autres. Pour le juge d’instruction, le responsable de ces trois crimes reste toujours Antoine, mais San-A, grâce à sa sagacité, parviendra à démasquer le criminel : Jacquemart-André, qui prélevait sur les jeunes mortes de quoi rendre vie à son épouse dont il conserve le cadavre dans son grenier.

Dard édéric Le Commissaire San-Antonio  
обложка книги Chinese Puzzle Chinese Puzzle

A Chinese diplomat is decidedly deceased and the communist chairman's advisor is shanghaied while burrowing in the Bronx. The State Department is seeing red and a sour situation gets spicy. Now Remo Williams and his Korean mentor, Master Chiun, must save the abducted adviser and compromise the conspiracy before the kung fu hits the fan. As the US and China prepare for nuclear battle and an assassin's bullet has The Destroyer's name on it, the fate of the world is as complicated to solve as a Chinese Puzzle.

Murphy Warren, Sapir Richard , The Destroyer  
обложка книги Chip Harrison Scores Again Chip Harrison Scores Again

The devilish Chip Harrison — young, broke, and girlless — stumbles on a discarded bus ticket and finds himself in South Carolina, where he becomes the local sheriff's protege and falls in love with a preacher's daughter.

Block Lawrence Chip Harrison  
обложка книги Champagne pour tout le monde ! Champagne pour tout le monde !

Je vais te dire…

Moi, quand je prête mon aimable concours à une gourgandine pour l'aider à perpétrer un vol et que ma carrière de flic d'élite ne sombre pas dans l'aventure.

Quand les bombes m'éclatent sous les claouis sans me causer la moindre égratignure.

Quand je suis expédié à perpète au fond d'un puits, d'où personne n'est jamais sorti, pas même la vérité, et que j'en remonte frais comme un gardon.

Oui, moi, quand tout ça, plus le reste m'arrive, à la fin de ces délicatesses je respire un grand coup et je m'écrie :

— Champagne pour tout le monde !

A la bonne mienne, les gars !

Dard édéric Le Commissaire San-Antonio  
обложка книги Certaines l’aiment chauve Certaines l’aiment chauve

Ben, mon vieux, dans le machin ici présent que voici, il y est pas été a'v'c le dos de la cuiller, le Sana ! Youyouille, tu parles d'un circus, mon n'veu ! Ça carbonise à tout va. Des événements pas banaux, espère ! Quant à ce dont qui conceme les gonzesses, je peux t'résumer en trois mots : dé-gueu-lasse ! Enfin, brèfle, on s'est bien marrés. Je t'en serre cinq.

A-B. Bérurier
Dard édéric Le Commissaire San-Antonio  
обложка книги Chérie, passe-moi tes microbes Chérie, passe-moi tes microbes

Tu ne m'ôteras pas de l'idée que si nous n'avions pas aperçu M. Félix, menottes aux poignets, un après-midi, à la Porte Saint-Martin, rien de tout cela ne serait arrivé.

Qu'en tout cas, ça se serait passé autrement.

Et que nous a-t-il dit, M. Félix ?

Ceci :

— Oui, messieurs, je montre mon sexe dans les couloirs du Métropolitain, c'est vrai. Je ne suis pas particulièrement sadique, enfin pas davantage que n'importe qui ; mais si j'agis de la sorte, c'est pour créer de l'émotion. En exhibant ma b… je l'exprime ; j'accomplis bon gré mal gré un acte littéraire.

Complètement azimuté, M. Félix !

Remarque, en réfléchissant bien : même s'il s'était pas fait poirer à montrer Coquette dans le métro, tout ça serait arrivé quand même.

Puisque de toute façon, l'autre pomme dont j'ai oublié le nom allait se suicider !

Dard édéric Le Commissaire San-Antonio  
обложка книги Crown in Darkness Crown in Darkness Doherty Paul Hugh Corbett  
обложка книги Caveat emptor Caveat emptor Downie Ruth Medicus investigation  
обложка книги Óceánföld meséi Óceánföld meséi

Szigetvilág azúrkék tengerén, egy kicsiny sziget kicsiny falujában, távol a világ zajától különös képességekkel bíró fiú látja meg a napvilágot. Veleszületett varázsereje már gyermekként felkelti a mágusok érdeklődését, így hamarosan maga a híres Oromon keresi fel, s fogadja tanítványául. Az ifjú Kóbor nagy tettekre született, megvan benne minden, hogy nevét és tetteit egyszer a legnagyobb hősök mellett emlegessék. Ám a tehetség nem minden. A fiú ereje mellé hamarosan gőg társul, tettrekészsége nagyravágyásba fordul, mígnem egy vészterhes éjjelen megidéz valamit, amit a leghatalmasabb mesterek sem tudnak irányítani. Egy névtelen árnyat a túlvilágról, amelynek egyetlen célja megszerezni Kóbor lelkét, hogy aztán annak erejét a világ romlására használja. Legendákba illő üldözés veszi kezdetét.

Le Guin Ursula K Óceánföld  
обложка книги Cruzar el Rubicón Cruzar el Rubicón

«Alea jacta est». César ha cruzado el Rubicón, el pequeño río que separa la provincia gala de la península itálica, y se dirige con sus ejércitos hacia Roma, donde su rival, Pompeyo, está a punto de abandonar la ciudad y dejar a los romanos sin protección ni gobierno. En medio de la creciente confusión, uno de los primos favoritos de Pompeyo aparece muerto en el jardín de Gordiano el Sabueso, el más célebre investigador de Roma, quién no tendrá otra opción de hacerse cargo de unos de los casos más difíciles y comprometidos de su carrera.

Gran conocedor de la naturaleza humana y peculiar páter familias -sus hijos adoptados y esclavos manumisos retratan a un hombre indiferente a los valores tradicionales-, no hay rincón de la ciudad eterna que se resista a la mirada indagadora de Gordiano. Sin embargo, a sus sesenta y un años, en un clima de guerra civil enrarecido por la volatilidad de las alianzas políticas, Gordiano deberá hacer acopio de todas sus fuerzas y demostrar que no ha perdido ni un ápice de su renombrada inteligencia.

Esta es la séptima entrega de la exitosa serie Roma sub rosa, novelas que describen con enorme realismo los últimos años de la república romana a través de las peripecias de Gordiano el Sabueso.

Saylor Steven  
обложка книги Curse of Silence Curse of Silence Haney Lauren Lieutenant Bak  
обложка книги Cruel Deceit Cruel Deceit Haney Lauren Lieutenant Bak  
Catilina's riddle Saylor Steven roma sub rosa  
обложка книги Cold Cruel Winter Cold Cruel Winter Nickson Chris Richard Nottingham  
обложка книги Cain His Brother Cain His Brother

In his family life, Angus Stonefield had been gentle and loving; in business, a man of probity; and in his relationship with his twin brother, Caleb, a virtual saint. Now Angus is missing, and it appears more than possible that Caleb-a creature long since abandoned to depravity-has murdered him.

Hired to find the missing man, William Monk puts himself into his shoes, searching for clues to Angus's fate and his vicious brother's whereabouts. Slowly, Monk inches toward the truth-and also, unwittingly, toward the destruction of his good name and livelihood…

Perry Anne  
обложка книги Crediton Killings Crediton Killings Jecks Michael Knight Templar mystery  
обложка книги Chalice of Blood Chalice of Blood Tremayne Peter Sister Fidelma  
обложка книги Crowner's Crusade Crowner's Crusade Knight Bernard  
City of Fiends Jecks Michael A Knights Templar Mystery  
обложка книги Cruel As the Grave Cruel As the Grave Penman Sharon Kay Justin de Quincey  
обложка книги Cain His Brother Cain His Brother

In his family life, Angus Stonefield had been gentle and loving; in business, a man of probity; and in his relationship with his twin brother, Caleb, a virtual saint. Now Angus is missing, and it appears more than possible that Caleb-a creature long since abandoned to depravity-has murdered him.

Hired to find the missing man, William Monk puts himself into his shoes, searching for clues to Angus's fate and his vicious brother's whereabouts. Slowly, Monk inches toward the truth-and also, unwittingly, toward the destruction of his good name and livelihood…

Perry Anne , William Monk  
обложка книги Cup of Blood Cup of Blood Westerson Jeri  
обложка книги City of the Dead City of the Dead Gill Anton Huy the scribe  
обложка книги City of Dreams City of Dreams Gill Anton Huy the scribe  
обложка книги Candle Flame Candle Flame Doherty Paul Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan  
обложка книги Carousel Carousel Janes J Robert St.Cyr and Kohler  
обложка книги Carnival Carnival Janes J Robert St.Cyr and Kohler  
обложка книги Clandestine Clandestine Janes J Robert St.Cyr and Kohler  
обложка книги Conspiracy Conspiracy Merritt Stephanie Giordano Bruno  
обложка книги Charlie Muffin U.S.A. Charlie Muffin U.S.A. Freemantle Brian Charlie Muffin  
обложка книги Chauds, les lapins! Chauds, les lapins!

Les Editions Fleuve Noir ont longuement hésité avant de publier cet ouvrage. Car les événements qu'il retrace sont rigoureusement authentiques et mettent en cause l'épouse d'un ministre.

L'aventure survenue à cette courageuse femme est hors du commun, c'est pourquoi, seule une acceptation de sa part pouvait nous décider à éditer ce livre. Ce consentement héroïque, elle nous l'a donné sans réserve.

Nous prions donc Mme Alexandre-Benoît Bérurier de trouver ici l'expression de notre admiration et de notre reconnaissance.

Dard édéric Le Commissaire San-Antonio  
Call For The Dead

John le Carré classic novels deftly navigate readers through the intricate shadow worlds of international espionage with unsurpassed skill and knowledge, and have earned him — and his hero, British Secret Service Agent George Smiley, who is introduced in this, his first novel — unprecedented worldwide acclaim.

 George Smiley had liked Samuel Fennan, and now Fennan was dead from an apparent suicide. But why? Fennan, a Foreign Office man, had been under investigation for alleged Communist Party activities, but Smiley had made it clear that the investigation — little more than a routine security check — was over and that the file on Fennan could be closed. The very next day, Fennan was found dead with a note by his body saying his career was finished and he couldn't go on. Smiley was puzzled...

é John Smiley  
обложка книги Charlie’s Apprentice Charlie’s Apprentice Freemanle Brian Charlie Muffin  
обложка книги Ceci est bien une pipe Ceci est bien une pipe

A l'époque du bienheureux Al Capone, l'Amérique connut « la guerre des gangs ».

Le conflit a fait moins de victimes que celui de 14–18, toutefois, il a été sévère. En ce temps-là, quand tu dérapais sur un trottoir, c'était dans une flaque de sang plutôt que sur une peau de banane !

Y avait des flingueurs partout : dans les restaurants, les cinoches, les églises, les pissotières et les rues, surtout !

On croyait ces fantaisies révolues. Fume, mon grand, fume ! Voilà que, sous une autre forme, tout recommence. En gigantesque ! En omniprésent ! En plus qu'impitoyable !

Le « Consortium », ça s'appelle, cette vérolerie.

Et moi, le Sana-joli, avec mon courage démentiel et ma belle bitoune toujours prête, je m'attaque à cette hydre !

Malheur de mes os !

A compter de cet instant, il m'arrive les pires trucs et je marche sur un tapis de cadavres !

Tout s'écroule autour de ma pomme. Apocalypse intégrale ! La mort, l'horreur, la folie ! Le bout du bout, quoi !

Âmes sensibles s'abstenir !

Quant aux autres, prenez le pied de votre vie !

C'est ma tournée

Dard édéric Le Commissaire San-Antonio  
обложка книги Cell Cell Forbes Colin Tweed and Co  
обложка книги Cocottes-minute Cocottes-minute

Tu as déjà acheté de la viande sous cellophane, toi ? Oui ? Ben, faut vivre avec son temps bouffe-merdique, que veux-tu.

Mais des bites sous cellophane, t'en as déjà vu des bites sous cellophane ?

Jamais ?

Moi si ! Lis ce book et t'en auras plein la musette (plein l'amusette).

Une aventure pareille, j'ai bien cherché : tu peux pas la trouver ailleurs que dans mon œuvre.

En plus des biroutes par paquets, t'auras droit à des frangines ultra-rapidos du réchaud.

Elles te regardent et ton bénouze se transforme en socquette.

Je les appelle des cocottes-minute.

Dard édéric Le Commissaire San-Antonio  
обложка книги Concerto pour porte-jarretelles Concerto pour porte-jarretelles

C'est beau, un porte-jarretelles.

C'est musical.

Y en a qui préfèrent la guitare électrique, libre à eux, tout le monde peut pas avoir ma santé.

Moi,le collant, j'admets pour les danseurs à la rigueur. Mais reconnais qu'une frangine, son triangle de panne est beaucoup mieux en situation sous les branches d'un porte-jarretelles en fleur, non ?

La couleur de çui d'ici j'te la dirai pas, t'as qu'à m'acheter ; pour le prix que ça coûte, à l'heure d'aujourd'hui, ça vaut même pas la peine de m'emprunter.

D'autant que dans ce gros book il est pas question que de porte-jarretelles.

Y a aussi le reste.

Et crois-moi, ce sont de beaux restes, tu verras !

Dard édéric Le Commissaire San-Antonio  
обложка книги C'est mort et ça ne sait pas C'est mort et ça ne sait pas

Je vous ai déjà passablement baladés à travers le monde, dans toutes les couches de toutes les sociétés, mais je n'ai pas souvenir de vous avoir présenté le Pape. N'en déduisez pas trop vite que ce bouquin se passe au Vatican et que Sa Sainteté, que je respecte profondément, est l'acteur d'une de mes facétieuses aventures ! Vous n'y êtes pas du tout.

Le Pape dont je parle, s'il s'appelle Paul, ne porte pas de matricule ou plutôt n'en porte plus, vu que voilà bientôt dix piges qu'il est sorti de taule.

Et c'est en toute candeur qu'il a troqué la casquette-à-julot pour la tiare pontificale de la religion… luciférienne ! Cette fois, vous avez pigé ! Oui, mes amis, je vous emmène faire un tour dans une société secrète, avec messes noires, sacrifices et tout le schbigntz…

Vous l'imaginez, votre San-Antonio, en enfant de diable ? Ne vous inquiétez pas si mon encensoir fume, c'est qu'il vient de cracher quelques bastos de 9 mm.

Dard édéric Le Commissaire San-Antonio, Spécial Police  
обложка книги Céréales killer Céréales killer

Tout à la joie de l’arrivée de son fils adoptif Antoine, nommé major de sa promotion à l’Ecole de Police, San-Antonio doit très vite déchanter : par un fâcheux concours de circonstances, Antoine se retrouve le principal suspect d’un crime survenu au cours d’une rave-party, dans le milieu des exploitants agricoles de la Beauce profonde. La victime, Mélanie Godemiche, fille unique d’une grande famille de propriétaires terriens de la région de Chartres, a été retrouvée morte et atrocement mutilée. C’est elle qui avait organisé la rave-party. Ami et invité de Mélanie, Antoine a malencontreusement perdu, sur les lieux de la fête, une casquette marquée à ses nom et prénom, qui fait de lui le suspect n°1.

Afin de prouver l’innocence de son fils, le commissaire vient enquêter parmi les membres de la famille Godemiche : Mathilde, seconde épouse du père de Mélanie, Léonard Godemiche, décédé quelques années auparavant, vit dans la grande ferme familiale, en compagnie de Suzie, soubrette complaisante envers les désirs lubriques de sa patronne supernymphomane.

Jacquemart-André Godemiche, frère de Léonard, à quelques lieues de là, veuf inconsolable d’une épouse adorée, vit avec son fils Nicolas, jeune homme renfermé et parfois violent.

C’est alors que l’enquête, difficile au départ, se complique encore car le meurtre de Mélanie est bientôt suivi de deux autres. Pour le juge d’instruction, le responsable de ces trois crimes reste toujours Antoine, mais San-A, grâce à sa sagacité, parviendra à démasquer le criminel : Jacquemart-André, qui prélevait sur les jeunes mortes de quoi rendre vie à son épouse dont il conserve le cadavre dans son grenier.

Dard édéric Le Commissaire San-Antonio  
обложка книги Code Name November Code Name November

The classic bestselling thriller that introduced the November Man…

Devereaux. Both target and triggerman, pawn and master player, the spy who can never come in from the cold…

Devereaux. Code name November. Brilliant, lethally cool operative. Years ago regarded as one of America's most valuable security assets. Now courted by the KGB, attacked by the CIA. Your mission: foil the planned assassination of England's richest man and its prime minister in a treacherous war of shadows on the Irish Sea, where the first loyalty is to yourself. And the wrong move can be your last…

Granger Bill November Man  
обложка книги Champagne pour tout le monde ! Champagne pour tout le monde !

Je vais te dire…

Moi, quand je prête mon aimable concours à une gourgandine pour l'aider à perpétrer un vol et que ma carrière de flic d'élite ne sombre pas dans l'aventure.

Quand les bombes m'éclatent sous les claouis sans me causer la moindre égratignure.

Quand je suis expédié à perpète au fond d'un puits, d'où personne n'est jamais sorti, pas même la vérité, et que j'en remonte frais comme un gardon.

Oui, moi, quand tout ça, plus le reste m'arrive, à la fin de ces délicatesses je respire un grand coup et je m'écrie :

— Champagne pour tout le monde !

A la bonne mienne, les gars !

Dard édéric Le Commissaire San-Antonio  
обложка книги Certaines l’aiment chauve Certaines l’aiment chauve

Ben, mon vieux, dans le machin ici présent que voici, il y est pas été a'v'c le dos de la cuiller, le Sana ! Youyouille, tu parles d'un circus, mon n'veu ! Ça carbonise à tout va. Des événements pas banaux, espère ! Quant à ce dont qui conceme les gonzesses, je peux t'résumer en trois mots : dé-gueu-lasse ! Enfin, brèfle, on s'est bien marrés. Je t'en serre cinq.

A-B. Bérurier
Dard édéric Le Commissaire San-Antonio  
обложка книги Cyklon w ONZ Cyklon w ONZ

W Nowym Jorku ginie członek delegacji małego państewka afrykańskiego.Książę Malko wkracza do akcji,która tym razem toczy się w kręgach dyplomatycznych. Szantaż,przekupstwo,bezwzględność,seks i duże pieniądze-oto kulisy wielkiej polityki.

De Villiers érard SAS (pl)  
обложка книги Cyclone à l'O.N.U. Cyclone à l'O.N.U. De Villiers érard SAS (fr)  
обложка книги Chérie, passe-moi tes microbes Chérie, passe-moi tes microbes

Tu ne m'ôteras pas de l'idée que si nous n'avions pas aperçu M. Félix, menottes aux poignets, un après-midi, à la Porte Saint-Martin, rien de tout cela ne serait arrivé.

Qu'en tout cas, ça se serait passé autrement.

Et que nous a-t-il dit, M. Félix ?

Ceci :

— Oui, messieurs, je montre mon sexe dans les couloirs du Métropolitain, c'est vrai. Je ne suis pas particulièrement sadique, enfin pas davantage que n'importe qui ; mais si j'agis de la sorte, c'est pour créer de l'émotion. En exhibant ma b… je l'exprime ; j'accomplis bon gré mal gré un acte littéraire.

Complètement azimuté, M. Félix !

Remarque, en réfléchissant bien : même s'il s'était pas fait poirer à montrer Coquette dans le métro, tout ça serait arrivé quand même.

Puisque de toute façon, l'autre pomme dont j'ai oublié le nom allait se suicider !

Dard édéric Le Commissaire San-Antonio  
обложка книги Circle of Scorpions Circle of Scorpions

Nick Carter knows that the KGB has called a meeting of all the world's terrorists. It's a party he wants to crash: the only problem is, he doesn't know where or when. But espionage has its own deadly etiquette, and with the help of a beautiful double agent and a blackmarket death-merchant, N3 proves that there are ways to get invited to even the most exclusive (and most dangerous) affairs…

Carter Nick Killmaster  
обложка книги Cмерть Анны Ор Cмерть Анны Ор

Романы Марка Максима (под этим псевдонимом выступал поэт, беллетрист и журналист Б. В. Олидорт), выходившие в 1920-х гг. — классический пример литературы «красного Пинкертона». На страницах их живут и действуют иностранные разведчики, пронырливые агенты империализма, роковые и несчастные красавицы и неустрашимые советские шпионы.

Роман «Смерть Анны Ор» рассказывает о шпионских интригах в Одессе времен иностранной интервенции 1919 г. В образе центральной героини, киноактрисы Анны Ор, угадывается звезда немого кино Вера Холодная и многочисленные легенды, связанные с ее безвременной смертью в Одессе в феврале 1919 г.

Максим Марк Polaris: Путешествия, приключения, фантастика  
обложка книги Cold truth Cold truth Goldman Joel Low Mason  
обложка книги Chomp Chomp Hiaasen Carl Juvenile  
обложка книги Cacciatrice di taglie Cacciatrice di taglie

Stephanie Plum fa la cacciatrice di taglie per un’agenzia del New Jersey. Il suo compito è ritrovare il misterioso Ranger, sospettato di aver ucciso il figlio di un boss del traffico d’armi. Ma Ranger è anche l’uomo che ha insegnato a Stephanie tutto quello che sa del suo mestiere e che esercita su di lei un fascino pericoloso. E la cattura di Ranger non è l’unico pensiero che non la fa dormire di notte. La spassosa nonna Mazur si è trasferita da lei, un amico le ha affidato un cane bulimico, l’intimità con il fidanzato Joe Morelli è diventata impossibile, Stephanie deve più volte dissuadere dal suicidio un’amica e un maniaco tenta di ucciderla.

Evanovich Janet Stephanie Plum (it)  
обложка книги Capitol offence Capitol offence Bernhardt William Ben Kincaid  
обложка книги Cross Kill Cross Kill Disher Garry Wyatt  
обложка книги Counterplay Counterplay Tanenbaum Robert K Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi  
обложка книги Captains Outrageous Captains Outrageous Lansdale Joe R Collins and Pine  
обложка книги City Primeval City Primeval

Clement Mansell knows how easy it is to get away with murder. The seriously crazed killer is already back on the Detroit streets -- thanks to some nifty courtroom moves by his crafty looker of a lawyer -- and he's feeling invincible enough to execute a crooked Motown judge on a whim. Homicide Detective Raymond Cruz thinks the "Oklahoma Wildman" crossed the line long before this latest outrage, and he's determined to see that the hayseed psycho does not slip through the legal system's loopholes a second time. But that means a good cop is going to have to play somewhat fast and loose with the rules -- in order to maneuver Mansell into a wild Midwest showdown that he won't be walking away from.

Leonard Elmore  
обложка книги Cat Chaser Cat Chaser

George Moran's affair with a beautiful woman leads him into danger when her husband, a mob-connected Dominican cop, discovers what has been happening and sets out to seek revenge on him at all costs. Reprint. 20,000 first printing. NYT.In the world of Elmore Leonard novels, two ex-Marines can sit around a hotel swimming pool in Florida and, as if it were perfectly natural, chat about a friendly fire incident during an "interventionist action" in Santo Domingo. His characters have learned the futility of complaining about a life where deadly violence and moral obligations are all too frequently intertwined. In Cat Chaser George Moran is the hotel manager who got shot at back then; now, he's rekindling his intimate acquaintance with the wife of Andres de Boya, a former Dominican military enforcer who currently invests in real estate with a healthy sideline in drugs.A dizzying series of plot twists involving various grifters and strongmen (both hired and freelance) leads to the grimly comic suspense action that Elmore Leonard fans have come to know and love. But as always, it's Leonard's impressive ear for dialogue that raises Cat Chaser above the herd of crime novels. An example: "That's correct," Scully said, "I'm a consultant… I advise people on business matters, act as a go-between, bring people together that want to make deals… things like that. You want to know any more, come by my office, we'll have a coffee sometime. Okay? Right now I'm going to see Mr. Pradi. Where you come in--I'm gonna knock on his door, he don't open it then I might have to kick it in. I mean the business I got with him is that pressing. So you can give me a key and maybe save yourself a door. What do you think?" Well, what do you think? --Ron Hogan

Leonard Elmore  
обложка книги Counterfeit Wife Counterfeit Wife Halliday Brett Michael Shayne  
обложка книги Carnal Hours Carnal Hours Collins Max Allan Nathan Heller  
обложка книги Carny kill Carny kill Alter Robert Edmond  
обложка книги Chicago Lightning Chicago Lightning Collins Max Allan  
обложка книги City of Masks City of Masks Hecht Daniel Cree Black  
обложка книги Collateral damage Collateral damage Camacho Austin S Hannibal Jones  
обложка книги Caught Dead Caught Dead Halliday Brett Michael Shayne  
обложка книги City of the Sun City of the Sun Levien David Frank Behr  
обложка книги Caught Stealing Caught Stealing

It's three thousand miles from the green fields of glory, where Henry “call me Hank” Thompson once played California baseball, to the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where the tenements are old, the rents are high, and the drunks are dirty. But now Hank is here, working as a bartender and taking care of a cat named Bud who is surely going to get him killed.

It begins when Hank's neighbor, Russ, has to leave town in a rush and hands over Bud in a carrier. But it isn't until two Russians in tracksuits drag Hank over the bar at the joint where he works and beat him to a pulp that he starts to get the idea: Someone wants something from him. He just doesn't know what it is, where it is, or how to make them understand he doesn't have it.

Within twenty-four hours Hank is running over rooftops, swinging his old aluminum bat for the sweet spot of a guy's head, playing hide and seek with the NYPD, riding the subway with a dead man at his side, and counting a whole lot of cash on a concrete floor.

All because of two cowboys, two Russian mafia men, and some of the weirdest goons ever assembled in one place. All because of Bud. All because once, in another life, in another world, the only thing Hank wanted was to take third base—without getting caught.


"WOW! Brutal, visceral, violent, edgy and brilliant." Harlan Coben

2004

Huston Charlie Hank Thompson  
обложка книги Creole Belle Creole Belle Burke James Lee Dave Robicheaux  
обложка книги Commit To Violence Commit To Violence Glenn Roy A Mike Black saga  
Chain of Fools Stevenson Richard  
обложка книги Cockeyed Cockeyed Stevenson Richard Donald Strachey  
обложка книги Cause for Alarm Cause for Alarm Ambler Eric Valeshoff  
обложка книги Cold blooded murders Cold blooded murders Josey Alex  
обложка книги Cogan's trade Cogan's trade Higgins George V  
обложка книги Comeback Comeback Corris Peter Cliff Hardy  
обложка книги Casino Casino Corris Peter Cliff Hardy  
обложка книги Catch a Falling Knife Catch a Falling Knife Cook Alan  
обложка книги Criminal Intent Criminal Intent

"When a priest with radical ideas and a parish council with traditional values lock horns over the beliefs they hold most sacred, there's bound to be controversy – and consequences. But murder crosses the line between committing a sin and committing a crime, turning a battle over faith into a battle for justice. And smack in the middle of the explosive case is Tulsa attorney Ben Kincaid." "Kincaid rescued Father Daniel Beale once before. When the priest's renegade views and violent temper nearly cost him his position as rector of St. Benedict's Church, Ben intervened and saved the day. Now Beale is the prime suspect in the brutal murder of a female parishioner – though lack of evidence has left the case unsolved. But as Father Beale struggles to escape the shadow of suspicion, another woman is savagely slaughtered. And this time, Ben himself discovers Beale literally red-handed… with the blood of the victim." "As Father Beale declares his innocence, Ben and his team feverishly work to build a defense that will deliver the man of God from a date with the death chamber. But each new revelation that emerges in the packed courtroom only serves to tilt the scales increasingly in the prosecution's favor. And Father Beale's own shocking testimony ignites a firestorm of controversy that could doom his last best hope for acquittal." In his heart and in his gut, Ben knows Father Beale is innocent. But proving it means taking a leap of faith that will plunge Ben into the whirlpools of dark secrets and dangerous intentions that surround St. Benedict's. And ultimately, it will force the idealistic attorney to confront the chilling face of evil in the most unexpected of places.

Bernhardt William , Ben Kincaid  
обложка книги Crazybone Crazybone

Beyond the wrought-iron gates and behind the stuccoed facades of the Spanish-style houses in the affluent California community of Greenwood, a murderous maze of deceit, adultery, fraud, and betrayal awaits the private eye hailed by the Chicago Sun-Times as “the thinking man’s detective” in this ingeniously contrived mystery novel by two-time Shamus award-winner Bill Pronzini.

Not that larceny among the rich comes as a surprise to “Nameless.” Indeed, even before he visits the handsomely appointed offices of the blond, tanned insurance agent Rich Twining and the estate where the recently widowed Sheila Hunter lives uneasily with her wary ten-year-old daughter, the private investigator’s darker suspicions have been aroused. For why would anyone, no matter how moneyed and beautiful and bereaved, refuse to claim fifty thousand dollars due to her in life insurance?

The question is simple enough. The answer, though, lies several murders, many miles, ten years, a deviously contrived name game, and one baffling word clue — crazybone — away.

Pronzini Bill Nameless Detective  
обложка книги Complicity Complicity

n. 1. the fact of being an accomplice, esp. in a criminal act

A few spliffs, a spot of mild S&M, phone through the copy for tomorrow's front page, catch up with the latest from your mystery source — could be big, could be very big — in fact, just a regular day at the office for free-wheeling, substance-abusing Cameron Colley, a fully-paid-up Gonzo hack on an Edinburgh newspaper.

The source is pretty thin, but Cameron senses a scoop and checks out a series of bizarre deaths from a few years ago — only to find that the police are checking out a series of bizarre deaths that are happening right now. And Cameron just might know more about it than he'd care to admit…

Involvement; connection; liability — Complicity is a stunning exploration of the morality of greed, corruption and violence, venturing fearlessly into the darker recesses of human purpose.

'A remarkable novel… superbly Grafted, funny and intelligent" Times

'A stylishly executed and well produced study in fear, loathing and victimisation which moves towards doom in measured steps" Observer

'Compelling and sinister… a very good thriller" Glasgow Herald

'Fast moving… tightly plotted" Sunday Times

Banks Iain  
обложка книги Capitol Conspiracy Capitol Conspiracy Bernhardt William Ben Kincaid  
обложка книги Canal Dreams Canal Dreams

Hisako Onoda, world famous cellist, refuses to fly. And so she travels through the Panama Canal as a passenger on a tanker bound for Europe. But Panama is a country whose politics are as volatile as the local freedom fighters. When Hisako's ship is captured, it is not long before the atmosphere is as flammable as an oxy-acetylene torch, and the tension as sharp as the spike on her cello…

'Apocalyptic is the first word that springs to mind to describe this violent and powerful novel in which Banks once again demonstrates his extraordinary dark powers of imagination… impressive' The Times

'Brilliantly crafted' Scotsman

'Currents of dark wit swirl through Banks' writing, enriching its buoyancy… and, like Graham Greene, he can readily open the reader's senses to the «foreignness» of places' Scotland on Sunday

'Extraordinary, brilliant, bloody' Fay Weldon

Banks Iain  
обложка книги Conspiracy in Kiev Conspiracy in Kiev

A shrewd investigator and an expert marksman, Special Agent Alexandra LaDuca can handle any case the FBI gives her. Or can she? Connecting the dots between an assassination attempt in Ukraine, a murder in Paris, and a brutal attack on a remote village in South America takes Alex on a dangerous puzzle-solving, soul-searching journey that changes her forever.

Hynd Noel , Russian trilogy  
обложка книги Countdown in Cairo Countdown in Cairo

Alexandra LaDuca is smart, tough, and cool under fire. But when she travels to Cairo to investigate a former mentor who was believed to be dead, Alex is caught in a bizarre game of double cross, and her life is more perilously on the line than ever.

Hynd Noel , Russian trilogy  
обложка книги Columbine Columbine

Ten years in the making and a masterpiece of reportage, “Columbine” is an award-winning journalist’s definitive account of one of the most shocking massacres in American history.

It is driven by two questions: what drove these killers, and what did they do to this town?

* * *

On April 20, 1999, two boys left an indelible stamp on the American psyche. Their goal was simple: to blow up their school, Oklahoma-City style, and to leave “a lasting impression on the world.” Their bombs failed, but the ensuing shooting defined a new era of school violence—irrevocably branding every subsequent shooting “another Columbine.”

When we think of Columbine, we think of the Trench Coat Mafia; we think of Cassie Bernall, the girl we thought professed her faith before she was shot; and we think of the boy pulling himself out of a school window—the whole world was watching him. Now, in a riveting piece of journalism nearly ten years in the making, comes the story none of us knew. In this revelatory book, Dave Cullen has delivered a profile of teenage killers that goes to the heart of psychopathology. He lays bare the callous brutality of mastermind Eric Harris, and the quavering, suicidal Dylan Klebold, who went to prom three days earlier and obsessed about love in his journal. The result is an astonishing account of two good students with lots of friends, who came to stockpile a basement cache of weapons, to record their raging hatred, and to manipulate every adult who got in their way. They left signs everywhere, described by Cullen with a keen investigative eye and psychological acumen.

Drawing on hundreds of interviews, thousands of pages of police files, FBI psychologists, and the boy’s tapes and diaries, he gives the first complete account of the Columbine tragedy. In the tradition of HELTER SKELTER and IN COLD BLOOD, COLUMBINE is destined to be a classic. A close-up portrait of hatred, a community rendered helpless, and the police blunders and cover-ups, it is a compelling and utterly human portrait of two killers-an unforgettable cautionary tale for our times.

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Cullen Dave  
обложка книги Cages and Those Who Hold the Keys Cages and Those Who Hold the Keys

In the Midnight Museum - Bram Stoker Award-nominated for Superior Achievement in Long Fiction, 2005 Martin Tyler is a 44-year-old janitor whose life has come to a sputtering halt; he has no friends, no family, and no promise of better days ahead. In the grip of blackest depression, he attempts to take his own life, only to find himself waking up in a local mental health facility where he has been placed for observation. But something more has happened to Martin than just a failed suicide attempt; certain doors of perception have been unlocked in his mind, allowing him to see fantastic creatures that lurk outside on the streets of Cedar Hill - creatures only he can perceive. Over the next 48 hours, Martin will discover what these creatures are, who controls them, and why he must enter The Midnight Museum, a place with no doors or windows, but many entrances and exits; a place just outside the perception of everyday life; a place where Martin will discover how and why he inadvertently holds the fate of the world in his hands. The Ballad of Road Mama and Daddy BlissIn the novella The Ballad of Road Mama and Daddy Bliss, a man assigned community service duty with the city morgue after a DUI arrest is offered a simple deal: transport an old woman's body back to her hometown, and his record will be wiped clean. But this is no typical old woman, and -- as he soon discovers -- he is taking her to a town that is on no map. The old woman's identity, as well as the reasons behind the town's secret existence, will be revealed to him over the course of a few nightmarish hours between midnight and dawn -- the time when The Road demands its sacrifices.Kiss of the MudmanInternational Horror Guild Award for Long Fiction, 2007 A haunting story behind the lyrics of a rock song from the 70s. It is a story of music, stardom, death, and the combination of notes that brings dirty destruction to the Cedar Hill halfway house. Along the way, a visit from the "ulcerations" of Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, John Entwistle and Keith Moon, Kurt Cobain, and Billie Holiday enlighten the legend of just why the greatest guitar player that ever lived was a woman. Music fans will love it, and Braunbeck's fans should not miss it. It has all the things that make his work special: the pain, the despair, and the fear, all combined but with each one allowed its own moment in the sun, each one getting its own time with your nerves before they all come crashing down, leaving you with just enough energy to turn the page.TessellationsA haunted, young actress returns home after the death of her father to discover that her brother has seemingly gone insane. Over the course of one unnerving night she first witnesses — and then becomes a part of — a Halloween nightmare that, piece by piece, physically brings back the past, rips a hole in her consensual reality, and allows demons, monsters, and even a miracle or two to shamble into this world and transform it into the darkest of fairy tales...The Sisterhood of Plain-Faced Women'The Sisterhood of Plain-Faced Women' is the story of Amanda, who gains beauty but at a terrible price as her new physical attributes are torn from other people, the tale never less than compelling and with a heartfelt moral at its core.

Braunbeck Gary A  
Cambio de escena Chase James Hadley  
обложка книги Collateral Damage Collateral Damage Saint J L Silent warrior  
обложка книги Chimera Chimera Goddard Ken  
обложка книги Capitol murder Capitol murder Margolin Philip  
обложка книги Case Histories Case Histories

The scene is set in Cambridge, with three case histories from the past: A young child who mysteriously disappeared from a tent in her back garden; An unidentified man in a yellow jumper who marched into an office and slashed a young girl through the throat; and a young woman found by the police sitting in her kitchen next to the body of her husband, an axe buried in his head. Jackson Brodie, a private investigator and former police detective, is quietly contemplating life as a divorced father when he is flung into the midst of these resurrected old crimes. Julia and Amelia Land, long having given up hope of uncovering the truth of what happened to their baby sister, Olivia, suddenly discover her lost toy mouse in the study of their recently-deceased father. Enlisting Jackson's help they embroil him in the complexities of their own jealousies, obsessions and lust. A woman named Shirley needs Jackson to help find her lost niece. Amidst the incessant demands of the Land sisters, Jackson meets solicitor Theo Wyre whose daughter, Laura, was murdered in his office and, now that the police case has been closed, is desperate for Jackson to help him lay Laura's ghost to rest. As he starts his investigations Jackson has the sinister feeling that someone is following him. As he begins to unearth secrets that have remained hidden for many years, he is assailed by his former wife's plan to take his young daughter away to live in New Zealand, and his stalker becomes increasingly malevolent and dangerous. In digging into the past Jackson seems to have unwittingly threatened his own future.This wonderfully crafted, intricately plotted novel is heartbreaking, uplifting, full of suspense and often very funny, and shows Kate Atkinson returning to the literary scene at the height of her powers.

Atkinson Kate  
обложка книги Chasing Darkness Chasing Darkness

It's fire season, and the hills of Los Angeles are burning. When police and fire department personnel rush door to door in a frenzied evacuation effort, they discover the week-old corpse of an apparent suicide. But the gunshot victim is less gruesome than what they find in his lap: a photo album of seven brutally murdered young women – one per year, for seven years. And when the suicide victim is identified as a former suspect in one of the murders, the news turns Elvis Cole's world upside down.

Three years earlier Lionel Byrd was brought to trial for the murder of a female prostitute named Yvonne Bennett. A taped confession coerced by the police inspired a prominent defense attorney to take Byrd's case, and Elvis Cole was hired to investigate. It was Cole's eleventh-hour discovery of an exculpatory videotape that allowed Lionel Byrd to walk free. Elvis was hailed as a hero.

But the discovery of the death album in Byrd's lap now brands Elvis as an unwitting accomplice to murder. Captured in photographs that could only have been taken by the murderer, Yvonne Bennett was the fifth of the seven victims – two more young women were murdered after Lionel Byrd walked free. So Elvis can't help but wonder – did he, Elvis Cole, cost two more young women their lives?

Shut out of the investigation by a special LAPD task force determined to close the case, Elvis Cole and Joe Pike desperately fight to uncover the truth about Lionel Byrd and his nightmare album of death – a truth hidden by lies, politics, and corruption in a world where nothing is what it seems to be.

Chasing Darkness is a blistering thriller from the bestselling author who sets the standard for intense, powerful crime writing.

Crais Robert  
обложка книги Cry Mercy Cry Mercy

After Ann Nolan, a California beat cop, adopts the daughter of a notorious drug dealer, the ruthless father vows to take back his only child. In response, Ann flees across the country, changes her name, and starts a new life as an investigator for the Mercy Street Foundation, the billionaire-endowed organization dedicated to finding missing persons. As Emme Caldwell, she takes the lead on the Foundation's first case: Nineteen-year-old Belinda Hudson disappeared from her sorority house leaving behind only one cryptic clue. Retracing the vanished student's steps leads Emme to Heaven's Gate, a fertility clinic, and the mysterious Donor 1735.

Belinda's legal guardian, Nick Perone, is determined to shadow Emme's every move as she searches for his niece. But the closer Emme gets to Donor 1735 and the chilling truth, the more apparent it becomes that she's escaped one dangerous man only to run head-on into another-one who's far more determined and every bit as deadly.

Stewart Mariah  
California Fire And Life Winslow Don  
Chromosome 6

One missing organ. One genetic breakthrough. One medical conspiracy too terrifying to imagine. In his most prophetic thriller yet, Robin Cook challenges the medical ethics of genetic manipulations and cloning. In the jungles of equatorial Africa, a biotechnology giant has taken transplant surgery and animal research to a new level. Where one mistake could bridge the evolutionary gap between man and ape-and forever change the genetic map of our existence.

Cook Robin  
Contagion

Amazon.com Review

When not one but three different extremely rare diseases kill several patients at a New York hospital, forensic pathologist Jack Stapleton suspects it's more than just coincidence. He thinks there's a connection between the appearance of the mysterious microbes responsible for the deaths and the HMO that owns the hospital-the same HMO that once destroyed his flourishing medical practice. Is Americare deliberately killing off its sickest patients-those who cost the most money to treat? Or is there an even more sinister motive behind the strange goings-on at Manhattan General, not to mention the attempts on Jack's life? And what is beautiful Terese Hagen, the hard-driving creative director of a Madison Avenue ad agency, doing in the middle of this slightly muddled, but still engrossing, tale of greed, medicine, and mayhem? Like Michael Crichton, whose Andromeda Strain remains the classic in the genre, Cook is sometimes heavy-handed when it comes to character development, and his fulminations about the dangers of managed care often get in the way of the plot. Still, Contagion will make you think twice about taking your next case of flu to the ER instead of your own bed. -Jane Adams

From Library Journal

In Cook's numerous best-selling medical thrillers, the nasty microbes and lethal diseases are never as loathsome as the greedy villains who spread illness for profit. Here, a cynical forensics doctor suspects that a for-profit medical firm is murdering its more costly subscribers. A Literary GuildR main selection.

Cook Robin  
Cromosoma 6 Cook Robin  
Chromosom 6

Z kostnicy znikaja zwłoki Carla Franconiego, znanej postaci świata przestępczego. Kilka dni później trafiają one, mocno okaleczone, na stół autopsyjny Jacka Stapletona. Poszukiwania odpowiedzi na nasuwajace się pytania prowadzą aż do Gwinei Równikowej…

Cook Robin  
обложка книги China Lake China Lake

Jack Tannis es un veterano de la Guerra Fría, quien formó parte de una campaña para salvaguardar la tecnología militar de los Estados Unidos de aquellos que pretendían hacérsela llegar a sus enemigos, la Unión Soviética. David Harper, por otra parte, fue una vez identificado como el miembro vital de una tendenciosa conspiración que ambicionaba poner en aprietos a los Estados Unidos y a sus aliados. Aunque Tannis no estaba convencido de la culpabilidad de Harper, las pruebas eran difíciles de rebatir, por lo que Tannis mantuvo sus dudas para sí, y David Harper fue declarado traidor.

Décadas más tarde, Tannis se verá obligado a recordar el incidente cuando una misteriosa llamada, en nombre de Harper, le encamina hacia el Centro Naval de Armas en China Lake, donde descubrirá el cadáver de un refugiado político de la Alemania del Este, lo que le llevará a reabrir el caso Harper. Mientras tanto, David Harper, que anda forjándose una carrera como fotógrafo de la naturaleza, también tendrá que recordar el pasado de forma macabra, por lo que empezará a reconsiderar aquellas circunstancias que le llevaron a la desgracia.

Hyde Anthony  
обложка книги Código Génesis Código Génesis

Una trepidante trama de acción en la que se investigan unos infanticidios perpetrados por un grupo extremista de la Iglesia Católica y que están relacionados con el nuevo nacimiento del Anticristo.

Case John  
обложка книги Cold Pursuit Cold Pursuit

From the Edgar Award-winning author of Silent Joe, a new hard-hitting thriller of murder, vengeance, and secret passions that will keep readers spellbound.

Homicide cop Tom McMichael is on the rotation when an 84-year-old city patriarch named Pete Braga is found bludgeoned to death. Not good news, especially since the Irish McMichaels and the Portuguese Bragas share a violent family history dating back three generations. Years ago Braga shot McMichael's grandfather in a dispute over a paycheck; soon thereafter Braga 's son was severely beaten behind a waterfront bar – legend has it that it was an act of revenge by McMichael's father.

McMichael must put aside the old family blood feud, and find the truth about Pete Braga's death. Braga 's beautiful nurse is a suspect – she says she stepped out for some firewood, but key evidence suggests otherwise. The investigation soon expands to include Braga 's business, his family, the Catholic diocese, a multi-million dollar Indian casino, a prostitute, a cop, and, of course, the McMichael family. Cold Pursuit is the novel that T. Jefferson Parker fans have been waiting for.

Parker T Jefferson  
обложка книги Co wiedzą zmarli Co wiedzą zmarli

Wyszły z domu i nigdy nie wróciły. Kilkunastoletnie siostry zniknęły bez śladu. Nigdy nie odnaleziono ich ciał. Nigdy nie rozwiązano zagadki ich zaginięcia.

Trzydzieści lat później zagadkowa kobieta powoduje wypadek samochodowy. Przesłuchiwana przez policję wyznaje, że jest jedną z sióstr Bethany – tą, która uszła z życiem z rąk porywacza. Jej oszczędnie dawkowane zeznania są jednak pełne luk i nieścisłości, a wskazywane przez nią tropy okazują się ślepymi uliczkami.

Czy naprawdę jest tym, za kogo się podaje? Dlaczego tak długo zwlekała z ujawnieniem się? Co stało się z jej siostrą?

W poszukiwaniu odpowiedzi detektyw wydziału zabójstw zagłębia się w przeszłość, z której z porażającą siłą wyłania się ponura tajemnica cierpienia i zbrodni.

Lippman Laura  
обложка книги Capitol Betrayal Capitol Betrayal

William Bernhardt's bestselling novels explore politics, power, ambition, crime, and the law. Now he scales new heights of suspense as, in one harrowing day, lawyer and former senator Ben Kincaid enters the eye of an international storm, a crisis with consequences beyond calculation.

Kincaid is in a meeting with the president in the Oval Office when Washington suddenly explodes into chaos. Facing an imminent threat to the White House, Kincaid is whisked, along with the president and his advisors, to the underground PEOC – Presidential Emergency Operations Center – built to withstand a nuclear blast, but vulnerable to another kind of attack.

Inside the bunker, defense specialists realize that a malevolent foreign dictator has hacked into the U.S. nuclear defense system and now has a finger on the trigger of America's most dangerous weapons. The dictator's message is clear: Heed his demands or suffer unfathomable destruction.

Forced to make critical, split-second decisions, the president seems to be falling apart under the pressure. The vice president wants to strip him of his powers – a move that could have a disastrous impact on national defense. But even during this time of upheaval, in order for the president to be removed, there must be a trial. With the clock winding down, Kincaid has precious little time to defend the president.

While Kincaid faces the trial of his life, legendary CIA agent Seamus McKay races through the clogged streets of Washington, searching for a hidden command center – guarded by murderous fanatics – that now controls U.S. ballistic missiles.

Two sides of one unforgettable story, McKay and Kincaid home in on their targets. One uses a gun – and any weapon he can get his hands on; the other employs his intuition and the law. And in William Bernhardt's spectacular thriller, as both move closer and closer to uncovering a world-shattering plot, the ultimate act of betrayal is launched from the heart of America's capitol itself.

Bernhardt William  
обложка книги Caught Caught

An explosive new stand-alone thriller from #1 New York Times bestseller Harlan Coben

Wendy is a reporter on a mission: She's chasing down the lowest of the low-sexual predators-and exposing them on national television. Her big break comes when she nails a child advocate who works with abused and underserved children. She's there, cameras rolling, when the cops cuff him and the guy realizes his life is well and truly over.

Three months later, the perp is off the grid, missing and presumed dead after the father of a victim claims to have killed him. Wendy, proud to have taken the man down in front of a shocked television audience, has moved on to the story of a missing girl, Erin, in a nearby suburb. The whole country is obsessed with finding this child, and Wendy should be well on her way to journalistic superstardom.

Then is all comes unhinged: Wendy gets a phone call that changes everything. A group of local fathers, out of work and not above vigilante justice, begins to take matters into their own hands on Erin 's behalf. Secrets long-buried rise to the surface and Wendy begins to wonder if her assumptions that fateful night three months ago were based on solid investigative journalism-or if she has unwittingly been part of a grand manipulation aiming to destroy and innocent man.

Coben Harlan  
обложка книги Complicity Complicity

n. 1. the fact of being an accomplice, esp. in a criminal act

A few spliffs, a spot of mild S&M, phone through the copy for tomorrow's front page, catch up with the latest from your mystery source — could be big, could be very big — in fact, just a regular day at the office for free-wheeling, substance-abusing Cameron Colley, a fully-paid-up Gonzo hack on an Edinburgh newspaper.

The source is pretty thin, but Cameron senses a scoop and checks out a series of bizarre deaths from a few years ago — only to find that the police are checking out a series of bizarre deaths that are happening right now. And Cameron just might know more about it than he'd care to admit…

Involvement; connection; liability — Complicity is a stunning exploration of the morality of greed, corruption and violence, venturing fearlessly into the darker recesses of human purpose.

'A remarkable novel… superbly Grafted, funny and intelligent" Times

'A stylishly executed and well produced study in fear, loathing and victimisation which moves towards doom in measured steps" Observer

'Compelling and sinister… a very good thriller" Glasgow Herald

'Fast moving… tightly plotted" Sunday Times

Banks Iain  
обложка книги Conspiraţia Conspiraţia

Când un satelit NASA face o descoperire ciudată într-un gheţar din Arctica, agenţia îşi proclamă mult aşteptata ţi absolut necesara victorie. Dacă acestă descoperire va fi confirmată, ea va schimba cursul istoriei. Pentru a verifica autencitatea acestei descoperiri, Casa Albă trimite la faţa locului mai mulţi speciaşişti, printre care şi Rachel Sexton, fiica adversarului său politic. Însă ceea ce descoperă ei întrce orice aşteptare.

Brown Dan  
обложка книги Cruel Intent Cruel Intent

From New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance comes a chilling tale of suspense, where romance turns deadly at the hands of a man whose heart is filled with…

CRUEL INTENT

On a dating site, singleatheart.com, bored housewives can find romance with married men looking for sex without strings. But these "married singles" are flirting with more than just their vows. At the heart of this seemingly innocent service, a vengeful computer hacker is playing games with people's lives…and deaths.

Ex-television journalist Ali Reynolds just wants a break from excitement. In the midst of a remodel, the last thing she expects is a murder investigation that will stop the construction on her home. But when the savagely murdered body of stay-at-home mom Morgan Forester is found, Ali's contractor Bryan is the prime suspect. Bryan swears he has nothing to do with his wife's murder – but as the investigation progresses Ali seems to be the only resident of Sedona who believes him.

Determined to prove Bryan's innocence, Ali unknowingly lands herself directly in the path of a calculating killer. In a world filled with encrypted computer traps and life-threatening lies, will Ali be able to decode the actions of a ruthless man determined to destroy women – before he uses his wicked website to find her?

Jance J A  
обложка книги Compulsion Compulsion

Lissa was committed with Chris for some time. He was the owner of the hotel where she sang and they knew from a young age. Lissa not understand why he was not married until it appeared Luc Ferrier, a professional player.

Lamb Charlotte  
обложка книги Compulsion Compulsion

"Great psychological suspense." – Harlan Coben

Dr. Frank Clevenger, a brilliant forensic psychiatrist, is eager to leave the world of the criminally insane behind-until he receives a chilling phone call. Close friend and former colleague North Anderson, now the Chief of Police on the exclusive island of Nantucket, is desperate for help in solving a shocking case: One of the infant twin daughters of billionaire Darwin Bishop has been murdered in her crib at the family's estate. The suspected killer is her adopted brother Billy, and investigators believe that the fugitive teenager has targeted the surviving twin.But as Clevenger maps the Bishop family's psychological layers he uncovers some disturbing revelations that lead him to believe Billy may be innocent. The Bishops are a deeply troubled family. As charming as he is ambitious and cruel, Darwin seems determined to protect his son-but is he actually trying to railroad him? Why does Garret, Bishop's other son, despise his father so intensely? Is beautiful Julia Bishop a mother grieving for her murdered child or a manipulative seductress with a dark secret to hide'As Clevenger fights to protect the innocent and hunt down the guilty, aspects of the case begin to collide with demons from his own past. After a life-threatening attack the forensic psychiatrist knows he must penetrate the killer's psychosis in order to identify him before the Bishop family-and Clevenger himself-become the next victims. Using his mastery of psychiatry, Clevenger lays a trap to reveal the murderer in an unforgettable finale.

Ablow Keith  
обложка книги Compulsion Compulsion

The mid 1920s introduced Americans to a new type of murder: two immensely wealthy eighteen-year-old university graduates from Chicago randomly kidnapped and murdered a little boy, attempted to obliterate the identity and sex of the body before hiding it and then tried to collect the ransom – simply as an intellectual experiment. Levin attempts to discover the psychology of the two young men, to understand how the two of them, Leopold and Loeb, one of them handsome and popular, the other quiet and scholarly, were capable of an act so far beyond rational understanding. For drama, for horror, and for the deepest kind of compassion and comprehension, COMPULSION has rarely been equaled among contemporary psychological novels.

Levin Meyer  
обложка книги Compulsion Compulsion

Once again, the depths of the criminal mind and the darkest side of a glittering city fuel #1 New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman’s brilliant storytelling. And no one conducts a more harrowing and suspenseful manhunt than the modern Sherlock Holmes of the psyche, Dr. Alex Delaware.

A tipsy young woman seeking aid on a desolate highway disappears into the inky black night. A retired schoolteacher is stabbed to death in broad daylight. Two women are butchered after closing time in a small-town beauty parlor. These and other bizarre acts of cruelty and psychopathology are linked only by the killer’s use of luxury vehicles and a baffling lack of motive. The ultimate whodunits, these crimes demand the attention of LAPD detective Milo Sturgis and his collaborator on the crime beat, psychologist Alex Delaware.

What begins with a solitary bloodstain in a stolen sedan quickly spirals outward in odd and unexpected directions, leading Delaware and Sturgis from the well-heeled center of L.A. society to its desperate edges; across the paths of commodities brokers and transvestite hookers; and as far away as New York City, where the search thaws out a long-cold case and exposes a grotesque homicidal crusade. The killer proves to be a fleeting shape-shifter, defying identification, leaving behind dazed witnesses and death – and compelling Alex and Milo to confront the true face of murderous madness.

Kellerman Jonathan  
обложка книги Cops and…Lovers? Cops and…Lovers?

After nine years as one of Chicago 's finest, Erin McNeal had come to sleepy Logan Falls for a second chance, not to be watched over by a man as infuriatingly overprotective-and disarmingly attractive-as Nick Ryan. She was no damsel in distress, but someone wanted her dead, and Nick knew better than to entrust a guilt-driven daredevil with her own safety. It was his duty to protect her-whether she liked it or not. It seemed the only thing the chief of police and his newest deputy could agree on was the one thing they couldn't resist-each other. Could the cautious single father and the reckless beauty be cops…and lovers?

Castillo Linda  
обложка книги Count to Ten Count to Ten

The UK debut of Karen Rose – an outstanding new talent for Headline.

A young boy and his brother are abandoned by their mother and end up in the foster-care system. Let down by everyone who should have looked out for them, the boys fall prey to the abusers they meet. Is it any wonder one of them loses his mind and develops a taste for matches and revenge?

Years later, Reed Solliday, of Chicago's Fire Department, is determined to find an arsonist whose actions have just escalated to murder. With the police now involved, Reed is paired with Detective Mia Mitchell, on her first assignment since her father's death and her partner's shooting.

Solliday and Mitchell know the violence is escalating and the death toll is rising. With no apparent connection between the deaths, they are at a loss until their attention focuses on a young offenders institution and the misfits within…

Take a breath. Count to ten. And watch their world explode.

Rose Karen  
обложка книги Cmentarzysko Cmentarzysko

Kiedy pies jednego z mieszkańców okolicy Hollywood Hills znajduje kość, wydaje się, że nie ma w tym nic nadzwyczajnego. Ale właściciel zwierzęcia – emerytowany lekarz – rozpoznaje w zdobyczy pupila ludzkie szczątki. Policja podczas przeszukiwania terenu odkrywa niemal kompletny szkielet chłopca. Badania kryminalistyczne ujawniają, że ofiara została zamordowana kilkanaście lat wcześniej, a za życia była regularnie maltretowana. Detektyw Harry Bosch rozpoczyna śledztwo, by rozwikłać mroczną zagadkę sprzed lat, ale po upływie tak długiego czasu dochodzenie jest niezwykle trudne, a Departament Policji Los Angeles naciska, by jak najszybciej zamknąć sprawę.

Cmentarzysko zostało nagrodzone Anthony Award i Barry Award w kategorii "Najlepsza powieść 2003".

Michael Connelly – nominowany do nagrody Pulitzera amerykański dziennikarz i autor serii kryminałów powiązanych postacią detektywa Harry"ego Boscha, a także opowiadań i reportaży. W Polsce znany m.in. z powieści Krwawa profesja (2000, zekranizowana przez Clinta Eastwooda), Wydział spraw zamkniętych (2005), Muzyka z kufra (2006), Adwokat (2006), Echo Park (2007).

Connelly jest mistrzem w łączeniu kryminalnej intrygi, rozgrywającej się najczęściej w filmowym środowisku Hollywood, z wiarygodnie ukazanym dramatem psychologicznym. Żaden z tych składników nie góruje przy tym nad drugim, a ich połączenie świadczy o silnym wpływie, jaki na Connelly"ego wywarła twórczość Raymonda Chandlera i Rossa Macdonalda.

Connelly Michael  
обложка книги Código Azul Código Azul

El FBI lo llama código azul: cuando se sospecha que la identidad del testigo ha sido descubierta, cuando ha dejado la seguridad del programa, cuando no se sabe si está muerto o vivo… La vida de Kate se convierte en una pesadilla cuando descubre que su padre está involucrado en el caso judicial contra un poderoso cartel de narcos. Todos los miembros de su familia se convierten en testigos protegidos: han de dejar atrás su casa, su ciudad, sus trabajos, sus amigos… toda su vida. Kate se niega a entrar en el programa, aunque eso signifique separarse de los que más quiere. Una vez sola, comienza a descubrir que el FBI y su propio padre le están ocultando algo. Y que a veces, los que tenemos más cerca son los que más hemos de temer. Andrew Gross nos sumerge en el oscuro y peligroso mundo de los testigos protegidos, donde el engaño impregna todos los aspectos de la vida y cualquier paso en falso puede ser el último.

Gross Andrew  
обложка книги Córeczka Tatusia Córeczka Tatusia

Ellie Cavanaugh miała zaledwie siedem lat, kiedy jej starsza siostra Andrea została w brutalny sposób zamordowana. Zwłoki dziewczyny znaleziono w starym garażu w pobliżu rezydencji bogatej, szanowanej pani Westerfield w Oldham, spokojnym miasteczku nad rzeką Hudson w nowojorskim hrabstwie Westchester. Zeznanie Elli doprowadziło do skazania Roba Westerfielda, wnuka starej damy, z którym potajemnie spotykała się Andrea. Kiedy po dwudziestu dwóch latach morderca stara się o zwolnienie warunkowe z więzienia, Ellie, obecnie reporterka gazety w Atlancie, protestuje przeciwko złagodzeniu wyroku. Mimo to Rob Westerfield wychodzi na wolność i próbuje wznowić proces, chcąc odzyskać dobre imię. Przekonana o jego winie Ellie rozpoczyna prywatne śledztwo. Jej kolejne odkrycia rzucają nowe światło na okoliczności śmierci siostry, ale i nieuchronnie przybliżają dociekliwą dziennikarkę do konfrontacji z mordercą.

Clark Mary Higgins  
обложка книги Control Total Control Total

Cuando Sidney Archer despidió a su marido, el cual iba a tomar un avión rumbo a Los Ángeles, no podía sospechar que para ella comenzaba una nueva vida.

En primer lugar, el avión se estrelló; las investigaciones posteriores revelaron que había sido víctima de un sabotaje; después descubrió que su marido había supuestamente robado secretos de la empresa en la que trabajaba para venderlos a la competencia.

Pero con todo ello, apenas si habían comenzado sus tribulaciones: las múltiples sospechas que recaen sobre su marido colocan a Sidney en el punto de mira del FBI, que la considera cómplice de él. Pero además, la convierten en objetivo de una cacería implacable, un acoso en el que todos los caminos que llevan a ella están sembrados de cadáveres. El trofeo: controlar las redes de información del siglo XXI.

Baldacci David  
обложка книги Corazones muertos Corazones muertos

Tex Sookie tiene una racha de mala suerte. Su compañero de trabajo ha sido asesinado, la ataca una criatura que la inflige un corte venenoso y la salvan unos vampiros que le chupan el veneno de las venas. Cuando estos le piden un favor, acepta. Y pronto estará usando sus habilidades telepáticas buscando a un vampiro desaparecido. Solo pone una condición: los vampiros deben prometer que se van a comportar y dejar a los humanos indemnes… Más fácil de decir que de hacer.

Harris Charlaine  
обложка книги Conspiracy Game Conspiracy Game

GhostWalker Jack Norton is a genetically enhanced telepathic sniper on a mission to rescue his brother in the jungles of the Congo. Then he meets Briony, a beautiful rebel on a mission of her own-and hiding secrets that a shadowy enemy would kill to discover.

Feehan Christine  
обложка книги Cry Wolf Cry Wolf

Nunca tuve miedo de los monstruos, hasta que me convertí en uno. Ahora tengo miedo hasta de mi sombra.

Anna desconocía la existencia de licántropos, vampiros u otras criaturas hasta que ella misma se convirtió en una. Tras sobrevivir a un brutal ataque, Anna descubre que se ha transformado en una mujer lobo. Durante tres años se ve obligada a soportar los continuos abusos a que es sometida por los miembros de su manada y a subsistir como una loba sumisa, el último escalafón de la jerarquía de los licántropos. Sin embargo, gracias a la intervención de uno de los Alfa más poderosos del país, Anna descubrirá que en realidad es una Omega, lo que la convierte en uno de los seres más extraños del grupo. El Alfa no tardará en reclamarla como suya… en todos los sentidos.

Briggs Patricia  
обложка книги Corrientes Ocultas Corrientes Ocultas

Elle Drake ha desaparecido. Es una fuerte telépata pero ni siquiera sus seis hermanas mágicas pueden encontrarla, aunque todas están de acuerdo en que está viva. Algo terrible le ha sucedido o habría contactado con ellas y les habría hecho saber donde está. Jackson Deveau, uno de los ayudantes del sheriff del pequeño pueblo de Sea Haven, al norte de la costa de California, ha sabido siempre que Elle está destinada para él. Cuándo ésta desaparece, se reúne con sus amigos, Jonas Harrington e Ilya Prakenskii, y las hermanas de Elle para encontrarla y traerla de vuelta a la seguridad de la casa. Pero Sea Haven ya no es seguro para ninguno de ellos y hará falta cada gramo de la fuerza combinada de todas los Drake y sus hombres para sobrevivir a la tormenta que se avecina.

Feehan Christine  
обложка книги Carte Blanche Carte Blanche

'The face of war is changing. The other side doesn't play by the rules much anymore. There's thinking, in some circles, that we need to play by a different set of rules too…'

James Bond, in his early thirties and already a veteran of the Afghan War, has been recruited to a new organization. Conceived in the post-9/11 world, it operates independent of MI5, MI6 and the Ministry of Defense, its very existence deniable. Its aim: To protect the Realm, by any means necessary.

A Night Action alert calls James Bond away from dinner with a beautiful woman. Headquarters has decrypted an electronic whisper about an attack scheduled for later in the week: Casualties estimated in the thousands, British interests adversely affected.

And Agent 007 has been given carte blanche.

Deaver Jeffery  
Crímenes ejemplares

`¡Es que lo mataría!` ¿Quién no ha deseado matar a ese vendedor pesado, a ese conocido impertinente, al desconocido inoportuno, a la pareja que no te deja escuchar la película en el cine, al que no deja de pisarte o acosarte en el autobús, a la señora cuyo perrito deja sus excrementos en el sitio inconveniente…?

Max Aub nos da la oportunidad de liberar adrenalina en estos microrrelatos. Breves, directos, muchas veces sorprendentes, los cuentos se hacen eco de los deseos confesados o inconfesables que todos tenemos alguna vez

Aub Max  
обложка книги Cold Rain Cold Rain Smith Craig  
обложка книги Code Blue Code Blue Mabry Richard L Prescription for trouble  
обложка книги Complicità Complicità

Cameron, reporter del Caledonian e maniaco di computer game, si mette sulle tracce di un nemico crudele, un uomo solo che si erge a giudice, giuria e boia di tutti coloro che hanno commesso un errore troppo grave per essere perdonato. Quale oscura complicità lega Cameron all’inafferrabile serial-killer?

Banks Iain  
обложка книги Cut and run Cut and run Hilton Matt Joe Hunter  
обложка книги Cross Fire Cross Fire Patterson James Alex Cross  
обложка книги Chernobyl Murders Chernobyl Murders Beres Michael Lazlo Horvath  
обложка книги Circumstantial Memories Circumstantial Memories

Covert agent Ryder McClintock had returned home for the first time in years only to come face-to-face with Julia Rousseau, the woman with whom he'd once shared a bed – then been forced to leave behind. Forgetting her had been impossible, but because of an accident, she was left with no memory.including the name of her baby's father. A little girl who looked remarkably like Ryder. But before he could tell Julia about their shared past, he needed to protect her and his daughter from someone determined to spoil their reunion. And as the threats escalated and Julia's memory returned, Ryder sensed her stalker's grudge ran much deeper than they realized…

Ericson Carol  
обложка книги Canal Dreams Canal Dreams

Hisako Onoda, world famous cellist, refuses to fly. And so she travels through the Panama Canal as a passenger on a tanker bound for Europe. But Panama is a country whose politics are as volatile as the local freedom fighters. When Hisako's ship is captured, it is not long before the atmosphere is as flammable as an oxy-acetylene torch, and the tension as sharp as the spike on her cello…

'Apocalyptic is the first word that springs to mind to describe this violent and powerful novel in which Banks once again demonstrates his extraordinary dark powers of imagination… impressive' The Times

'Brilliantly crafted' Scotsman

'Currents of dark wit swirl through Banks' writing, enriching its buoyancy… and, like Graham Greene, he can readily open the reader's senses to the «foreignness» of places' Scotland on Sunday

'Extraordinary, brilliant, bloody' Fay Weldon

Banks Iain  
обложка книги Celebrity in Death Celebrity in Death

Lieutenant Eve Dallas is no party girl, but she's managing to have a reasonably good time at the celebrity-packed bash celebrating The Icove Agenda, a film based on one of her famous cases. It's a little spooky seeing the actress playing her, who looks almost like her long-lost twin. Not as unsettling, though, as seeing the actress who plays Peabody drowned in the lap pool on the roof of the director's luxury building. Now she's at the center of a crime scene-and Eve is more than ready to get out of her high heels and strap on her holster and step into the role she was born to play: cop.

Robb J D Eve Dallas and husband Roarke  
Clear and Present Danger Clancy Tom  
обложка книги Cлово президента Cлово президента

Остросюжетный триллер одного из самых популярных сегодня американских писателей Тома Клэнси, продолжающий серию его произведений о Джоне Райане. Волею судьбы, обстоятельств, вопреки личным склонностям Райан становится президентом США. Становлению человека в этом качестве, его влиянию на внутренние и международные события, острие которых приходится на Ближний Восток, богатый запасами нефти и чреватый разрастанием исламского фундаментализма, и посвящена эта книга.

Клэнси Том  
обложка книги Crossfire Crossfire McNab Andy Nick Stone  
обложка книги Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter

Anthony Awards (nominee)

"Masterful… deftly rendered and deeply satisfying. For days on end I woke with this story on my mind." – David Wroblewski

"A very fine novel indeed." – Richard Russo

"A highly original crime offering." – George Pelecanos

"A great novel." – Dennis Lehane

In a small Mississippi town, two men are torn apart by circumstance and reunited by tragedy in this resonant new novel from the award-winning author of the critically-acclaimed Hell at the Breech.

Larry Ott and Silas ''32'' Jones were unlikely boyhood friends. Larry was the child of lower middle-class white parents, Silas the son of a poor, single, black mother – their worlds as different as night and day. Yet a special bond developed between them in Chabot, Mississippi. But within a few years, tragedy struck. In high school, a girl who lived up the road from Larry had gone to the drive-in movie with him and nobody had seen her again. Her stepfather tried to have Larry arrested but no body was found and Larry never confessed. The incident shook up the town, including Silas, and the bond the boys shared was irrevocably broken.

Almost thirty years have passed. Larry, a mechanic, lives a solitary existence in Chabot, never able to rise above the whispers of suspicion, the looks of blame that have shadowed him. Silas left home to play college baseball, but now he's Chabot's constable. The men have few reasons to cross paths, and they rarely do – until fate intervenes again.

Another teenaged girl has disappeared, causing rumors to swirl once again. Now, two men who once called each other friend are finally forced to confront the painful past they've buried for too many years.

Franklin Tom  
обложка книги Crybbe aka Curfew Crybbe aka Curfew

When record tycoon Max Goff travels to the village of Crybbe and decides to replace ancient stones that had fallen over, he unleashes a centuries-old evil.

Rickman Phil  
обложка книги Crybbe Crybbe Rickman Phil  
обложка книги Callejón sin salida Callejón sin salida

Ella no estaba dispuesta a ser una víctima…

A pesar del cariño y los cuidados de Eve y Joe, Jane no ha tenido una infancia como las demás. Siempre ha sido más inteligente y madura que muchos de los adultos que la rodean. Por eso, cuando comienzan los sueños, reacciona con cautela. Sabe que las pesadillas la conectan con alguien que vivió hace mucho tiempo, una joven que sufrió y murió pero que de alguna manera sigue viva en ella. Y pronto descubre que no es la única, que existe otra persona que vive obsesionada con aquellos remotos sucesos: un cazador de mujeres para el que Jane representa la presa definitiva. Ni la policía, ni sus queridos padres adoptivos, pueden protegerla. Quizá ni siquiera Trevor, el misterioso extraño que se cuela en su vida en el momento más peligroso, provocando en ella sentimientos a los que creía ser inmune.

… Pero se había convertido en el cebo perfecto.

Brillante como un científico, seductor como una estrella de cine, y letal como el más curtido mercenario, Trevor ha empeñado toda su vida en la captura de un hombre que destrozó sus sueños y que siembra el terror allí donde va. Hasta el momento, el asesino ha ido siempre un paso por delante suyo, pero ahora Trevor ha encontrado la presa perfecta. Un cebo al que el cazador no puede dar la espalda, pero que amenaza con trastocar el bien trazado plan. Porque Jane es una muchacha excepcional, alguien a quien Trevor no puede limitarse a utilizar. Alguien con quien siente, al igual que el asesino, una extraña conexión que se remonta a un pasado lejano. Pero para profundizar en ella y explorar sus sentimientos en el futuro, primero tiene que conseguir que Jane sobreviva al presente…

Johansen Iris  
обложка книги Cuenta atrás Cuenta atrás

La vida de Jane MacGuire parece cambiar para siempre en un segundo cuando, en un secuestro aparentemente azaroso, su amigo de la infancia pierde la vida y mientras Jane trata de salvar la suya, escucha una frase inquietante: «No la mates, imbécil. No nos sirve muerta». De pronto, comienza a sospechar que ella era el verdadero objetivo del ataque. ¿Por qué la buscan? ¿Qué quieren de ella? A partir de ese momento Jane se ve envuelta en una terrible carrera contra el tiempo y ni siquiera su padre adoptivo, Joe Quinn, de la policía de Atlanta, podrá ayudarla. Finalmente, se ve obligada a aceptar la ayuda de Mark Trevor, un atractivo estafador por quien Jane tuvo una atracción en el pasado ¿o no? Mark está allí, dispuesto a cooperar -quién sabe por qué oscuras razones- y ambos emprenden una travesía hacia Nápoles, perseguidos por un asesino obsesionado por un misterio de dos mil años de antigüedad que puede conmocionar al mundo entero.

Johansen Iris  
обложка книги Cauces De Maldad Cauces De Maldad

Bosch investiga esta vez la muerta del ex pro filer del FBI. Terry McCaleb (protagonista de Deuda de sangre, libro que fue llevado al cine de la mano de Clint Eastwood). Sus indagaciones le inducen a sospechar que el tristemente famoso asesino en serie conocido como el Poeta -al que se daba por muerto-podría hallarse involucrado en la repentina defunción de McCaleb. Bosch decidirá entonces pedir la ayuda de la agente del FBI Rachel Welling, encargada en su día de la investigación de los crímenes cometidos por el Poeta.

Connelly Michael  
обложка книги Crimen en la granja Crimen en la granja

La historia está inspirada en un suceso real que ocurrió en Inglaterra en el año 1924.

El título del libro puede explicarse por el nombre con el cual la prensa llamó al caso: "El asesinato de la granja avícola".

Y sin querer explicar mucho, podemos decir que se trata de un triángulo amoroso.

Chica seduce a chico, chico se deja pero se ve cada vez más y más atrapado en la relación, chico conoce a otra chica y planea dejar a la primera, y hasta aquí puedo leer.

Walters Minette  
обложка книги Chill Of Fear Chill Of Fear

FBI agent Quentin Hayes always knew he had an unusual talent, even before he was recruited by Noah Bishop for the controversial Special Crimes Unit. But, as gifted as he is, for twenty years he's been haunted by a heartbreaking unsolved murder that took place at The Lodge, a secluded Victorian-era resort in Tennessee. Now he's returned one final time, determined to put the mystery to rest.

Diana Brisco has come there hoping to unlock the mystery of her troubled past. Instead, she is assailed by nightmares and the vision of a child who vanished from The Lodge years ago. And an FBI agent is trying to convince her that she isn't crazy but that she has a rare gift, a gift that could catch a killer.

Quentin knows that this is his last chance to solve a case that has become a dangerous obsession. But can he persuade Diana to help him, knowing what it could cost her? For something cold and dark and pure evil is stalking the grounds of The Lodge. Something Diana may not survive. Something Quentin never felt before: the chill of fear.

Хупер Кей The Bishop Special Crimes Unit Series  
обложка книги Crimes by Moonlight Crimes by Moonlight

An anthology of stories

An all-new mystery anthology edited and featuring a new story by #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris

Nighttime is the perfect time for the perfect crime. #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris edits and contributes an all-new story-set in her Sookie Stackhouse universe-to this anthology from the Mystery Writers of America. Other authors include:

Steve Brewer

Dana Cameron

Max Allan Collins and Mickey Spillane

Barbara D'Amato

Brendan DuBois

Terrie Farley Moran

Jack Fredrickson

Parnell Hall

Carolyn Hart

S. W. Hubbard

Toni L. P. Kelner

Lou Kemp

William Kent Kreuger

Harley Jane Kozak

Margaret Mahon

Martin Meyers

Jeffrey Somers

Elaine Viets

Mike Wiecek

Hart Carolyn, ’Amato Barbara, Maron Margaret, Collins Max Allan, Harris Charlaine, DuBois Brendan, Hall Parnell, Meyers Martin, Spillane Mickey, Krueger William Kent, Cameron Dana, Kozak Harley Jane, Hubbard S W, Somers Jeffrey, Viets Elaine, Kemp Lou, Moran Terrie Farley, Fredrickson Jack, Brewer Steve, Wiecek Mike, Kelner Toni L P  
обложка книги Czarodziejka Czarodziejka

„Czarodziejka” jest drugim tomem trylogii (tom pierwszy to „Tytan”, trzeci — „Demon”), będącej powieścią pełną wyobraźni i humoru. Sirocco Jones, Gaby Plauget oraz Robin Dziewięciopalcy odbywają obfitującą w przygody podróż po pełnym egzotycznych stworzeń świecie, rządzonym przez boginię Gaję. Wszechpotężna, lecz samotna Gaja popada w obłęd i wykorzystując swoją władzę, zabawia się istotami zamieszkującymi jej świat.

Varley John Gaja  
обложка книги Courting the Enemy Courting the Enemy

FOE…OR FIANCE?

Karen Hanson's oldest friends, the Calamity Janes, urged her to sell her struggling ranch and pursue her lifelong dreams of travel. But the only bidder for her land was brooding, enigmatic Grady Blackhawk – her late husband's worst enemy. How could she sell the land to him? Then Grady set out to prove that he wasn't the scoundrel Karen thought him. Spending time with her drop-dead handsome adversary might cost Karen a lot more than her ranch. Because Grady was becoming less interested in claiming her land…and more intent on claiming Karen herself!

THE CALAMITY JANES: Five women. Five dreams. A lifetime of friendship.

Woods Sherryl  
обложка книги Cold Ridge Cold Ridge

Carine Winters accepts the job of photographing Sterling Rancourt's historic Boston home knowing she's taking a risk – she could run into Tyler North, the pararescuer who once saved Rancourt's life and the man who all but left Carine at the altar a year ago.

Then Carine finds a body in Rancourt's house – and the prime suspect in the murder is Tyler North's best friend.

Tyler is returning from a rescue mission on dangerous Cold Ridge in northern New Hampshire when he hears about the murder. Tyler goes to see his friend Manny, expecting him to ask for help. Instead, Manny urges Tyler to protect Carine, to take her back to Cold Ridge, away from the temptation to meddle in a murder investigation.

What Manny knows is that Carine's at the center of a deadly game. And the only person she can trust is the person she vowed never to trust again: Tyler North. But they're runningout of time – because a killer has followed them to Cold Ridge… a killer who has put a murderous plan in motion, with stakes higher than anyone can imagine.

Neggers Carla  
обложка книги Cherry Bomb Cherry Bomb

Jack Daniels thought she could rest easy once she locked up the nefarious Alex Kork in prison for life. However, she hadn't counted on Kork's incredible ability to get out of any situation. Now the insane serial killer is again on the loose – and once more, Jack has to make Chicago safe from this deviant woman's evil ways. Her longtime partner, the Krispy Kreme-loving Herb, is on the case with Jack, as is her former partner and nemesis, Harry. They band together to try to stop Kork's chilling rampage, resulting in the most gripping and suspenseful Jack Daniels mystery yet.

Konrath J A  
обложка книги Critical Critical

Angela Dawson, M.D., appears to have it all: at the age of thirty-seven, she owns a fabulous New York City apartment, a stunning seaside house on Nantucket, and enjoys the perks of her prosperous lifestyle. But her climb to the top was rough, marked by a troubled childhood, a failed marriage, and the devastating blow of bankruptcy as a primary-care internist. Painfully aware of the role of economics in modern life, particularly in the health-care field, Angela returned to school to earn an MBA. Armed with a shiny new degree and blessed with determination, intelligence, and impeccable timing, Angela founded a start-up company, Angels Healthcare, then took it public. With her controlling interest in three busy specialty hospitals in New York City and plans for others in Miami and Los Angeles, Angela's future looked very bright.

Then a surge of drug-resistant staph infections in all three hospitals devastates Angela's carefully constructed world. Not only do the infections result in patient deaths, but the fatalities also cause stock prices to tumble, leaving market analysts wondering if Angela will be able to hold her empire together.

New York City medical examiners Laurie Montgomery and Jack Stapleton are naturally intrigued by the uptick in staph-related post-procedure deaths. Aside from their own professional curiosity, there's a personal stake as well: Laurie and Jack are newly married, and Jack is facing surgery to repair a torn ligament at Angels Orthopedic Hospital. Despite Jack's protests, Laurie can't help investigating-opening a Pandora's box of corporate intrigue that threatens not just her livelihood, but her life with Jack as well.

Cook Robin  
обложка книги Capital Offense Capital Offense

Is the first lady trying to overthrow the president? Award-winning writer Kathleen Antrim's fictional response to this shocking premise is at the heart of her chillingly convincing political thriller, CAPITAL OFFENSE. Combining hot fiction with today's headlines, her debut novel is the gripping tale of Carolyn Alden Lane, who sacrifices her career and personal happiness in order to guide her husband's rise through the political ranks to the highest office in the land. The pay-off?

Antrim Kathleen  
обложка книги Circus of the Damned Circus of the Damned

Anita Blake is an expert on creatues of the night. She's dined with shapeshifters, danced with werewolves and been wooed — but not won — by Jean-Claude, the Master Vampire of the City. Now a darkly dangerous vampire named Alejandro has hit town and wants Anita for his human servant.

Гамильтон Лорел Anita Blake  
обложка книги Cerulean Sins Cerulean Sins

The human consort of Master Vampire Jean-Claude and Micah, the leopard shapeshifter, Anita Blake must come to Jean-Claude's assistance when his oldest ancestor sends one of her vicious and powerful underlings to St. Louis, threatening his and his clan's very existence. Reprint.

With her New York Times bestselling Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter novels, Laurell K. Hamilton wraps readers up in stories of suspense and sensuality. Cerulean Sins is no exception. Now, Anita learns what it's like to be at the new end of a centuries-old bloodline—and just how far she'll let herself get pushed around…

How the mighty have fallen! Once a sworn enemy of all vampires, Anita is now the human consort of both Jean-Claude, the Master Vampire, and Micah, the leopard shapeshifter. But her love life doesn't stop there. It can't. For Anita—not quite as human as she once was—is consumed by both the lusts of the vampire and the primal hungers of the wereleopards. Desires that must be sated—time and time again…

But it is Jean-Claude who needs her now. His oldest ancestor has sent one of her vicious and powerful underlings to St. Louis, putting Jean-Claude and his clan on the defensive. Unsure of where she stands with the interloper, Anita finds herself tested as never before—needing all the dark forces her passion can muster to save the ones she loves the most…

Гамильтон Лорел Anita Blake  
обложка книги Criminal Deception Criminal Deception

"This is far from over."

After being the target of a mob hit intended for his twin brother, Joe Saldana had settled in to his trauma-free life in Copper Lake. But when his brother's girlfriend, Liz Dalton, entered the coffee shop looking for his twin, Joe found his new life suddenly unraveling. The threat still existed – and so did the white-hot attraction between Joe and Liz.

A U.S. Marshal, Liz had taken precautions to ensure her pretend boyfriend's safety. Now that he had escaped protective custody, she had to find him and bring him in to testify. She didn't count on needing Joe's help, on deceiving him yet again. She could only count on wanting him despite all the reasons she shouldn't…

Pappano Marilyn  
обложка книги Countdown in Cairo Countdown in Cairo

Alexandra LaDuca is smart, tough, and cool under fire. But when she travels to Cairo to investigate a former mentor who was believed to be dead, Alex is caught in a bizarre game of double cross, and her life is more perilously on the line than ever.

Hynd Noel , Russian trilogy  
Cartas de un asesino insignificante

Durante su solitaria estancia en el pueblo costero de Roquedal, una traductora, Carmen del Mar Poveda, recibe misteriosas cartas de un desconocido que le declara su intención de matarla. Las cartas son abandonadas en el muro que rodea su casa y el desconocido exige una respuesta. Comienza así un extraño intercambio epistolar, un juego de acertijos y falsas soluciones, de identidades y espejos, en el que, inexorablemente, se imbricarán las oscuras leyendas del pueblo, sus antiquísimas fiestas populares y algunos de sus más enigmáticos habitantes. Escrita en clave lúdica, siguiendo una estructura argumental que recuerda el juego múltiple de las cajas chinas, la novela aborda do manera brillante la idea de la muerte, ese asesino particular que siempre nos acompaña como interlocutor privilegiado de toda la vida, al tiempo que presenta la escritura como metáfora y espejo del destino humano. Estimada señorita. Voy a matarla y usted lo sabe, así que me asombra su silencio. La flor del almendro ya destella de blancura en las ramas, pero no advierto la flor de sus cartas en el muro. Eso no es lo convenido. Yo me tomo en serio mi papel de verdugo: haga lo mismo con el suyo de víctima. Le sugiero, por ejemplo, que se vuelva romántica.

Somoza é Carlos  
Crímenes imperceptibles

Pocos días después de haber llegado a Oxford, un joven estudiante argentino encuentra el cadáver de una anciana que ha sido asfixiada con un almohadón. El asesinato resulta ser un desafío intelectual lanzado a uno de los lógicos más eminentes del siglo, Arthur Seldom, y el primero de una serie de crímenes. Mientras la policía investiga a una sucesión de sospechosos, maestro y discípulo llevan adelante su propia investigación, amenazados por las derivaciones cada vez más riesgosas de sus conjeturas.

Crímenes imperceptibles, que conjuga a los sombríos hospitales ingleses con los juegos de lenguaje de Wittgenstein, al teorema de Godel con los arrebatos de la pasión y a las sectas antiguas de matemáticos con el arte de los viejos magos, es una novela policial de trama aparentemente clásica que, en el sorprendente desenlace, se revela como un magistral acto de prestidigitación.

ínez Guillermo  
обложка книги Cast Of Shadows Cast Of Shadows Guilfoile Kevin  
обложка книги Common Murder Common Murder

A protest group hits the headlines when unrest explodes into murder. Already on the scene, journalist Lindsay Gordon desperately tries to strike a balance between personal and professional responsibilities. As she peels back the layers of deception surrounding the protest and its opponents, she finds that no one – ratepayer or reporter, policeman or peace woman – seems wholly above suspicion. Then Lindsay uncovers a truth that even she can scarcely believe…

McDermid Val  
обложка книги City Of Bones City Of Bones

When the bones of a 12-year-old boy are found scattered in the Hollywood Hills, Harry Bosch is drawn into a case that brings up the darkest memories from his own haunted past. The bones have been buried for years, but the cold case doesn't deter Bosch. Unearthing hidden stories, he finds the child's identity and reconstructs his fractured life, determined that he not be forgotten. At the same time, a new love affair with a female cop begins to blossom for Bosch-until a stunningly blown mission leaves Bosch in more personal and professional trouble than ever before in his turbulent career. The investigation races to a shocking conclusion, leaving Bosch on the brink of an unimaginable decision-one that will leave readers breathless and hungry for Michael Connelly's next masterpiece.

Connelly Michael  
обложка книги Crocodile On The Sandbank Crocodile On The Sandbank

Amelia Peabody is Elizabeth Peters' best loved and brilliant creation, a thoroughly Victorian feminist who takes the stuffy world of archaeology by storm with her shocking men's pants and no-nonsense attitude!

In this first Egyptian mystery, our headstrong heroine decides to use her substantial inheritance to see the world. On her travel, she rescues a gentlewoman in distress – Evelyn Barton-Forbes – and the two become friends. The two companions continue to Egypt where they face mysteries, mummies and the redoubtable Radcliffe Emerson, and outspoken archaeologist, who doesn't need women to help him solve mysteries – at least that's what he thinks!

Peters Elizabeth  
обложка книги Contract with God aka The Moses Expedition Contract with God aka The Moses Expedition

"A true masterpiece. A brilliant thriller – sharp, suspenseful, and engrossing." – Brad Thor

A lost treasure, a Nazi war criminal, and a lifelong quest to find a missing heirloom are the starting points for this new novel from the author of God's Spy. Father Anthony Fowler, CIA operative and member of the Vatican's secret service, the Holy Alliance, pays a visit to a war criminal living under a pseudonym because of the terrible experiments he performed on Jewish children. Fowler offers him a deal – he will not reveal the man's true identity in exchange for a huge candle covered in fine filigree gold. But it isn't the gold Fowler is after – it is the metallic object preserved within the wax, a missing fragment of an ancient map. Soon Fowler is involved in an expedition to Jordan set up by the enigmatic head of Kayn industries, a reclusive billionaire who has links to the highest levels of the Catholic Church. But there is a traitor in the group who has links to terrorist organisations back in the US, and who is patiently awaiting the moment to strike. From wartime Vienna to terrorist cells in New York and a lost valley in Jordan, Contract with God is a thrilling read about a quest for power and the secrets of an ancient world.

ómez-Jurado Juan  
Chamber Grisham John  
обложка книги Critical Space Critical Space Rucka Greg Atticus Kodiak  
обложка книги Clara y la penumbra Clara y la penumbra

En los circuitos internacionales del arte está en auge la llamada pintura hiperdramática, que consiste en la utilización de modelos humanos como lienzos. El asesinato de Annek, una chica de catorce años que trabajaba como cuadro en la obra "Desfloración", en Viena, pone en guardia a la policía y al Ministerio de Interior autriaco, que son presionados por la poderosa Fundación van Tysch para que no hagan público el crimen, ya que la noticia desencadenaría el pánico entre sus modelos y la desconfianza entre los compradores de pintura hiperdramática. Y mientras tanto, Clara Reyes, que trabaja como lienzo en una galería de Madrid, recibe la visita de dos hombres extranjeros que le proponen participar en una obra de carácter "duro y arriesgado"; el reto empieza en el mismo momento de la oferta, ya que la modelo debe ser esculpida también psicológicamente. De esta forma, Clara entra en una espiral de miedo y fascinación, que envuelve también al lector y lo enfrenta a un debate crucial sobre el valor del arte y el de la propia vida humana.

Somoza é Carlos  
обложка книги Człowiek-nietoperz Człowiek-nietoperz

Sydney – najstarsze miasto Australii, u swych początków – pierwsza angielska kolonia karna. Miasto o wielu twarzach. To właśnie tu przybywa norweski policjant Harry Hole, by wyjaśnić sprawę zabójstwa swej rodaczki, Inger Holter, która być może stała się ofiarą seryjnego mordercy. Z miejscowym policjantem, Aborygenem Andrew Kensingtonem, Harry poznaje dzielnicę domów publicznych, podejrzanych lokalików, w których handluje się narkotykami, ulice, po których snują się dewianci seksualni. Przytłoczony mnóstwem obrazów i informacji Norweg początkowo nie łączy ich w logiczną całość. Zrozumienie przychodzi zbyt późno i Harry za wyeliminowanie psychopatycznego zabójcy musi zapłacić wysoką cenę.

ø Jo  
обложка книги Cold Hand in Mine: Strange Stories Cold Hand in Mine: Strange Stories

«Cold Hand in Mine» was first published in the UK in 1975 and in the US in 1977. The story «Pages from a Young Girl's Journal» won Aickman the World Fantasy Award in 1975. It was originally published in «The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction» in 1973 before appearing in this collection.

«Cold Hand in Mine» stands as one of Aickman's best collections and contains eight stories that show off his powers as a «strange story» writer to the full, being more ambiguous than standard ghost stories. Throughout the stories the reader is introduced to a variety of characters, from a man who spends the night in a Hospice to a German aristocrat and a woman who sees an image of her own soul. There is also a nod to the conventional vampire story («Pages from a Young Girl's Journal») but all the stories remain unconventional and inconclusive, which perhaps makes them all the more startling and intriguing.

«Of all the authors of uncanny tales, Aickman is the best ever…His tales literally haunt me; his plots and his turns of phrase run through my head at the most unlikely moments.» — Russell Kirk.

Aickman Robert  
обложка книги Crack Down Crack Down

There was only one reason Manchester-based private eye Kate Brannigan was prepared to let her boyfriend help out with the investigation into a car sales fraud — nothing bad could happen. But by now Kate should know that with Richard you have to expect the unexpected.

With the unexpected being Richard behind bars, Kate seems to be the obvious choice to look after his eight-year-old son — who proves even more troublesome than his father. Kate finds herself dragged into a world of drug traffickers, child pornographers, fraudsters and violent gangland enforcers… bringing her face to face with death in the most terrifying investigation of her career.

McDermid Val Kate Brannigan  
обложка книги Con los ojos cerrados Con los ojos cerrados

Guido Guerrieri es un abogado muy especial. Despues de anos de defender a personajes impresentables y de tocar fondo en todos los aspectos de su vida, Guerrieri, quiza en busca de alguna modesta redencion, empieza a trabajar en casos de esos que no aportan dinero ni gloria sino tan solo nuevos enemigos. En Testigo involuntario era un inmigrante senegales acusado del brutal asesinato de un nino. En Con los ojos cerrados, Guerrieri se topa con el caso de una mujer golpeada que ha tenido el valor de denunciar el acoso de su ex pareja. Hasta ahora, ningun abogado quiere representarla por temor a los poderosos personajes implicados. Pero cuando un inspector de policia se presenta en su despacho para pedirle ayuda, y lo hace acompanado de Sor Claudia, una monja que, mas que religiosa, parece una mujer policia, Guido Guerrieri se da cuenta de que este puede ser el caso mas interesante, y mas dificil, de toda su carrera

Carofiglio Gianrico  
обложка книги Ceniza Ceniza

La violenta erupción de un volcán en Islandia obliga a desalojar una pequeña isla. Las cenizas y la lava sepultan una población. Sus habitantes se ven en la necesidad de iniciar una nueva vida en duras condiciones, y muchos abandonan la isla.

Treinta años después aquel trauma parece superado, pero el proyecto Pompeya del Norte decide desenterrar algunas de las viviendas. En las excavaciones de una de las casas, junto a objetos y utensilios cotidianos, se realiza un hallazgo sorprendente: cuatro cadáveres habían quedado ocultos por las cenizas todo ese tiempo sin que nadie sospechara de su existencia. Una abogada se ve forzada a investigar qué había ocurrido realmente con aquellos cuerpos y cómo habían llegado allí. La evidencia de un antiguo crimen hará aflorar una sórdida historia de violencia que parece no haber finalizado todavía, estremeciendo la aparentemente tranquila vida de un pueblo de pescadores.

ðardóttir Yrsa  
обложка книги Culpa Culpa

Eva desea que su familia -la que tiene junto a Henrik, su esposo, y Axel, su hijo- se parezca al entorno tradicional y seguro en el que ella creció. Hasta el momento ha visto cumplidas sus expectativas vitales, tanto a nivel sentimental como profesional, pero un día descubre que su marido la está engañando con otra mujer. Henrik, incapaz de confesárselo, le oculta sus sentimientos y miente sin ningún reparo.

Destrozada por la traición, Eva no se atreve a dar una salida franca a sus sentimientos de cólera y, en su lugar, elabora una venganza. La vida continúa igual, pero ambos están atrapados en el miedo, y el engaño mutuo les envuelve en una atmósfera cada vez más asfixiante. En estas circunstancias al límite, el encuentro casual entre Eva y un joven tendrá consecuencias insospechadas.

Alvtegen Karin  
обложка книги Clase Nocturna Clase Nocturna

Tras el regreso de las vacaciones navideñas, Caleb Prentiss hace un macabro descubrimiento: durante su ausencia, una chica desconocida ha sido brutalmente asesinada en su dormitorio. Para él, un estudiante frustrado por el tedio de los estudios, ese suceso supondrá algo más que un incidente extraño y se convertirá en una obsesión a la que aferrar su oscura vida de universidad. Emprenderá una búsqueda desesperada por averiguar la identidad de la chica y del misterioso asesino, una búsqueda que no podrá abandonar ni siquiera cuando toda su vida empiece a derrumbarse a su alrededor.

En un viaje iniciático a través del misterio, el miedo y la desesperación, Piccirilli eleva el listón del terror con una obra maestra indiscutible. Clase nocturna es algo más que una historia, es una sobrecogedora experiencia que muchos lectores tardarán en olvidar.

Piccirilli Tom  
обложка книги Captive Pride Captive Pride

Steely-eyed Lord Noah Kincade is accustomed to having the upper hand – but everything changes when his wealth and social standing are cut out from under him. With only two vessels left from his family's shipping empire, Noah seeks to recoup his fortune with a voyage to the American colonies, where there are men who will pay generously for his cargo. What he doesn't count on is one stunning hellion of a woman. Cecelia Demorest hates aristocrats, particularly the insufferable Brits who frequent her Boston home. Her father may be a loyal subject, but Cecilia is wholly American, and her thoughts are consumed with the current unrest. The last thing she wants is to run into her father's newest associate – until she does. Now Cecilia can't stop thinking about Noah Kincade's penetrating gaze…and how she'd like to get the best of him in every way.

Smith Bobbi  
обложка книги Cuernos Cuernos

¿QUÉ PASARÍA SI UNA MAÑANA DESPUÉS DE UNA BORRACHERA HORRIBLE, TE DESPERTARAS CON UNOS INCIPIENTES CUERNOS EN LA CABEZA?

La vida de Ig Perrish es un verdadero infierno desde que su novia Merrin fuera asesinada un año atrás, en un episodio que si bien le fue ajeno tendió sobre él un manto de sospechas que nunca pudo sacudirse.

Una mañana, después de una fuerte borrachera, se encuentra con unos cuernos creciendo en su frente. Con el pasar de las horas descubrirá que tienen un extraño efecto en la gente: les hace contarle sus más oscuros deseos y secretos. Así, Ig se entera de que todo el pueblo, incluso sus padres, creen que él fue quien mató a Merrin. Tras el desconcierto de los primeros momentos, Ig aprenderá a sacar ventaja de ser el mismísimo diablo…

Joe Hill, príncipe del terror y autor prodigio de la exitosa novela El traje del muerto, vuelve a ponernos los pelos de punta con esta extravagante, original e imaginativa historia, en la que todo es, aparentemente, extraño e inexplicable.

Hill Joe  
обложка книги Ce cher Dexter Ce cher Dexter

Lui, c’est Dexter, expert au service médico-légal de Miami. Un homme tout à fait moral : il ne tue que ceux qui le méritent. Mais aussi très méticuleux : il efface toute trace de sang après avoir découpé les corps. Un jour, il est appelé sur les lieux d’un crime perpétré selon des méthodes très semblables aux siennes. Dexter aurait-t-il rencontré son alter ego ? Ou serait-ce lui qui. Impossible.

Lindsay Jeff Dexter (fr)  
Cat & Mouse

Amazon.com Review

That monstrous villain Gary Soneji is back in Cat & Mouse, the fourth book in James Patterson's series about Alex Cross, a police forensic psychologist, but he's not alone. In seeming support of the premise that you can never have too much of a bad thing, Patterson has thrown a second serial killer into the mix: Mr. Smith, a mysterious killer terrorizing Europe while Soneji practices his own brand of evil along the Eastern Seaboard. With two killers to track, Cross has his hands full-and Patterson has another hit.

From Library Journal

Fans of Patterson's Alex Cross series will be delighted with this latest installment. Reappearing is Christine Johnson, seen in an earlier Cross novel, Jack Jill (LJ 8/96) and the principal at his children's school, and Cross has fallen in love with her. Gary Soneji, the creepy kidnapper and murderer from another Cross book, has broken out of jail and embarked on a new killing spree, again taunting Cross that he can't stop him. And one of his intended targets is Cross and his family. If that isn't enough, there's a new serial killer whose murders are so inhuman that the news media are suggesting that he's an alien from another planet. All story lines connect in this thriller, whose driving plot will distract you from thinking about its implausibilities and keep you turning pages to the last, when you'll find yourself impatiently awaiting the arrival of the next Cross novel.

Patterson James  
Copycat

Jeffery Deaver's Short Stories

Deaver Jeffery  
Consent To Kill

Fearless counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp finds himself directly in the line of fire in the latest riveting political thriller from New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn.

For years, Mitch Rapp's bold actions have saved the lives of countless Americans. His battles for peace and freedom have made him a hero to many, and an enemy to countless more. In the tangled, duplicitous world of espionage, there are those, even among America's allies, who want to see Mitch Rapp eliminated. They have decided the time has come.

Now, the powerful father of a dead terrorist demands vengeance in its simplest form – an eye for an eye, and Rapp instantly becomes the target of an international conspiracy. This time, he must use all of his vigilance and determination to save himself before he can turn his fury on those who have dared to betray him.

Consent to Kill takes listeners behind the headlines and catapults them to the front lines of the global war on terror. It sizzles "with inside information, military muscle, and CIA secrets" (Dan Brown). Vince Flynn mixes military technology with his exclusive knowledge of Washington politics to create a hero that Americans will wish existed outside the realm of fiction.

Flynn Vince  
Cry Wolf

From Publishers Weekly

As in her last romantic mystery, Still Waters, Hoag creates a pair of lovers who are so awful that they deserve each other. But this time she factors in an offensive theme: bad boys are to be tolerated, but bad girls are to be raped, mutilated and strangled. The "bad boy" is the hero, horror writer Jack Boudreaux. With antics like crashing a Corvette and swatting a smarmy evangelist preacher with a bag of fish, Jack charms Laurel Chandler. Laurel has returned to her hometown, Bayou Breaux, La., to lick her wounds after she blew a case involving child sexual abuse, lost her public prosecutor's job and suffered a breakdown. But matters are grim on the home front, where a serial killer is haunting young women, and Savannah, Laurel's man-loving sister, is becoming increasingly unstable. Despite Laurel 's anguish over losing her child abuse case, her reaction to Savannah 's problem-also rooted in abuse by a stepfather-is, "If I'd known, I don't think I would have come back now." Eventually Savannah sniffs around the wrong man and is murdered. Then Laurel is all tears and determination to find the killer.

Hoag Tami  
Creation In Death

Lieutenant Eve Dallas keeps the streets of New York City safe in this extraordinary series. But even she makes mistakes, and is haunted by those she couldn't save – and the killers she couldn't capture. When the body of a young brunette is found in East River Park, artfully positioned and marked by signs of prolonged and painful torture, Eve is catapulted back to nine years ago. A man the media tagged "The Groom" – because he put silver rings on the fingers of his victims – had the city on edge with a killing spree that took the lives of four women in fifteen days. But now, The Groom has returned – and Eve's determined to finish him. Familiar with his methods, Eve knows that he has already grabbed his next victim. Time is running out on another woman's life. When it turns out that the dead woman was employed by Eve's billionaire husband, Roarke, she brings him onto the case – a move that proves fitting when it becomes chillingly clear that the killer has made it personal. The victim was washed in products from a store Roarke owns, and laid out on a sheet his company manufactures. And chances are that he's working up to the biggest challenge of his illustrious career – abducting a woman who will test his skills on every level and who promises to give him days and days of pleasure before she dies: Eve.

Robb J D  
обложка книги Chasing the Dime Chasing the Dime

Harry Pierce has a whole new life new apartment, new telephone, new telephone number. But the first time he checks his messages, he discovers that someone had the number before him. The messages on his line are for a woman named Lilly, and she is in some kind of serious trouble. Pierce is inexorably drawn into Lilly's world, and it's unlike any world he's ever known. It is a night time world of escort services, websites, sex, and secret identities. Pierce tumbles through a hole, abandoning his orderly life in a frantic race to save the life of a woman he has never met. Pierce traces Lilly's last days, but every step into her past takes him deeper into a web of inescapable intricacy and a decision that could cost him everything he owns and holds dear…

Connelly Michael  
обложка книги Clean Break Clean Break

Manchester-based, kick-boxing PI Kate Brannigan takes on the hard men of European organised crime as she battles to recover a Monet in a case that stretches love and loyalty to the limits. Manchester-based private eye Kate Brannigan is not amused when thieves have the audacity to steal a Monet from a stately home where she's arranged security. She's even less thrilled when the hunt for the thieves drags her on a treacherous foray across Europe as she goes head to head with organized crime. And as if that isn't enough, a routine industrial case starts leaving a trail of bodies across the Northwest, giving Kate more problems than she can deal with. Cleaning up the mess in Clean Break forces Kate to confront harsh truths in her own life as she battles with a testing array of villains in a case that stretches love and loyalty to the limits.

McDermid Val  
обложка книги Cross bones Cross bones

The latest gripping thriller from world class forensic anthropologist, Kathy Reichs, bestselling author of Bare Bones and Monday Mourning Temperance Brennan has a mystifying new case in this eighth novel from New York Times bestselling author and world-class forensic anthropologist Kathy Reichs. Tempe is called in to interpret the wounds of a man who was shot in the head, but while she tries to make sense of the fracture patterning, an unknown man slips her a photograph of a skeleton, telling her it holds the answer to the victim's death. Detective Andrew Ryan is also on the case and, as his relationship with Tempe heats up, together they try to figure out who this orthodox Jew in the Israeli "import business" really was. Was he involved in the black market trade in antiquities? And what is the significance of the photo? With the help of Jacob Drum, a biblical archaeologist and old friend from the University of North Carolina, Tempe follows the trail of clues all the way to Israel. In the Holy Land, she learns of a strange ossuary at Masada, a shroud, and a tomb that may have held the remains of Jesus's family. But the further she probes into the identity of the ancient skeleton, the more she seems to be putting herself in danger…

REICHS KATHY  
обложка книги Charm City Charm City

As a practised reporter until her newspaper went to that great pressroom in the sky, PI Tess Monaghan knows and loves every inch of her native Baltimore. It's a quirky city where baseball reigns, but lately homicide seems to be the second most popular local sport. Business tycoon 'Wink' Wynkowski is trying to change all that by bringing pro basketball back to town, and everybody's rooting for him – until a devastating, muckraking expose of his lurid past appears on the front page of the Baltimore Beacon Light. It's a surprise even to the newspaper's editors, who thought they'd killed the piece. Instead, the piece killed Wink, who's found in his garage with the car running. Tess is hired to find the unknown computer hacker who planted the lethal story – but it doesn't take long for her to discover deeper, darker secrets…

Lippman Laura  
обложка книги Crime Spells Crime Spells

An anthology of stories edited by Loren L Coleman and Martin H Greenberg

Sixteen original stories about magic-fueled crimes and those who investigate them

When magic is used for criminal purposes, all sorts of ethical and logistical questions arise beyond the realm of everyday law and order.

Now, sixteen top tale-tellers offer fascinating new stories of those who commit magic crimes, those who investigate them, and those who prosecute them. From a young woman who uses out-of-body excursions to research paranormal crimes to a bookie who's been paying for hex protection against magical interference to an artist who does divination through his sketched visions which may lead to a murderer's undoing, here are powerful tales of magical crimes and punishments.

, Stackpole Michael A, Greenberg Martin H, Resnick Mike, Monk Devon, Rusch Kristine Kathryn, Coleman Loren L, Smith Dean Wesley, Weldon Phaedra M, Mohan Steven, Bick Ilsa J, Edwards Joe, Schmetzer Jason, Bills Randall N, Jeschonek Robert T, Orullian Peter, Walker Leslie Claire, Perry Steve  
обложка книги City of Dreadful Night City of Dreadful Night Guttridge Peter Brighton trilogy  
обложка книги Chill of Night Chill of Night Lutz John Night  
обложка книги Casket For Sale Casket For Sale

In Graverobbers Wanted (No Experience Necessary), he took a job digging up a shallow grave. It turned out badly. In Single White Psychopath Seeks Same, he took a job as a bodyguard at a séance. It turned out worse. But now, meet the new, improved Andrew Mayhem. He has a real job. He's a better father and husband. And he's vowed to quit accepting money from strange women in coffee shops to perform tasks that go terribly, terribly wrong. This time he's just taking a relaxing camping trip with his family and best friend. No shortcuts. The gas tank is full. The sinister warning of the crazy old man is taken seriously. Unfortunately, when you're Andrew Mayhem, you just can't help being attacked by a group of savage killers bent on inflicting ghastly torture and bringing horrific death. Relentlessly pursued through a booby-trapped forest, it's one crisis after another as Andrew fights to protect his family, loses a body part or two, and faces the single darkest moment of his entire life. Action-packed, twisted, and completely outrageous, Casket For Sale (Only Used Once) is the funniest and scariest Andrew Mayhem adventure yet!

Strand Jeff  
обложка книги Cold Day in Hell Cold Day in Hell

In the stew and dazzle of New York City, savvy, irreverent Fritz Malone – who Susan Isaacs called “the perfect balance of noir P.I. and decent guy” – is embroiled in a string of grisly murders that drags him behind the lurid headlines into the tangled affairs of some the city’s most beautiful people and their ugly truths. When two women linked with charismatic late-night TV personality Marshall Fox are found brutally slain in Central Park, Fox becomes the prime suspect and is charged with the murders. At the tabloid trial, one of Fox’s ex-lovers, Robin Burrell, is called to testify – and is instantly thrust into the media’s harsh spotlight. Shaken by a subsequent onslaught of hate mail, Robin goes to Fritz Malone for help. Malone has barely begun to investigate when Robin is found sadistically murdered in her Upper West Side brownstone, hands and feet shackled and a shard of mirror protruding from her neck. But it’s another gory detail that confounds both Malone and Megan Lamb, the troubled NYPD detective officially assigned to the case. Though Fox is in custody the third victim’s right hand has been placed over her heart and pinned with a four-inch nail, just as in the killings he’s accused of. Is this a copycat murder, or is the wrong man on trial? Teaming up with Detective Lamb, Malone delves deeper into Fox’s past, unpeeling the layers of the media darling’s secret life and developing an ever-increasing list of suspects for Robin’s murder. When yet another body turns up in Central Park, the message is clear: Get too close to Fox and get ready to die. And Malone is getting too close. In Cold Day in Hell, Richard Hawke has again given readers a tale about the dark side of the big city, a thriller that moves with breakneck speed toward a conclusion that is as shocking as it is unforgettable.

Hawke Richard  
Cyclops

Un célebre multimillonario americano desaparece mientras vuela en un dirigible sobre el Caribe buscando el tesoro del naufragado barco mercante Cyclops…

El Presidente de los Estados Unidos recibe una misteriosa propuesta de pacto de amistad por parte de Fidel Castro…

En la Luna vive un grupo de científicos americanos que desarrolla el proyecto «Jersey», altamente confidencial, a punto de ser descubierto por los rusos…

¿Tienen alguna relación entre sí estas tres situaciones, a simple vista tan dispares? ¿Existe un hilo comunicante?

En todos estos extraños sucesos se ve mezclado Dirk Pitt, incorregible hombre de acción y el gran héroe de las novelas de Cliye Cussler. Pítt sobrevive a un accidente aéreo, a las torturas rusas y a una travesía en bañera por el mar Caribe durante sus investigaciones.

Clive Cussler, que ya obtuvo un gran éxito con Pánico en la Casa Blanca, nos ofrece en esta novela una nueva muestra de su arte narrativo, manteniendo en vilo al lector hasta la última página.

Cussler Clive  
Copy Cat

"I won't talk to anyone else – only you. Another child, another sweet girl will die. You can stop it, Kitt. Don't you want to stop it?"

Five years ago, three young victims were found dead, posed like little angels. There were no witnesses. Strangely clean scenes. The Sleeping Angel Killer called his despicable acts "the perfect crimes."

The case immobilized the close-knit community of Rockford, Illinois, and nearly destroyed homicide detective Kitt Lundgren's career – and her life. During the investigation, Kitt tragically lost her own child to illness. She was overwhelmed by the death of her daughter, and the final blow was the crushing realization that she let the killer get away.

Now the Sleeping Angel Killer is back.

Familiar with every nuance of the cold-case file, Kitt knows there's something different about this new rash of killings – a tiny variation that opens terrifying new possibilities. Is the Sleeping Angel Killer really back, or is a copycat killer re-creating the original "perfect crimes"?

But Kitt has no authority in this investigation. Young, ambitious detective Mary Catherine Riggio is heading up the Sleeping Angel Killer case. M.C. knows that Kitt wants back in and she's smart enough to realize that Kitt's obsession with the case has given the detective insight that M.C. lacks. But M.C., intent on proving herself, fears Kitt will blow the investigation – again.

Then Kitt starts receiving disturbing phone calls. It's him – the Sleeping Angel Killer – and he makes Kitt an unthinkable offer: help in finding his copycat. Forced to rely on each other, Kitt and M.C. must decide whether to place their trust in a murderer… or risk becoming victims of a fiend who has taken the art of the perfect murder to horrific new heights.

Spindler Erica  
Cross

Forensic psychologist Alex Cross's storied career in private practice, with the FBI and as a Washington, D.C., cop has brought him into contact with all kinds of seriously disturbed killers, but his 12th outing from bestseller Patterson (after 2005's Mary, Mary) may be the ultimate in lunatic deadliness. Beginning with a flashback to the murder of Cross's wife, Maria, Patterson quickly introduces Michael Sullivan (aka the Butcher of Sligo). What follows is a frenetically paced series of brutal rapes and killings by Sullivan, once employed by the mob as a freelancer and now at war with them. Cross juggles being a single parent and being involved in the dangerous game of tracking serial killers until he finally decides to give it up for his family. Needless to say, he's drawn back into the game when it promises a chance of finding Maria's killer. Cross's competence and vulnerability make a stark contrast with Sullivan's sadistic mutilations and psychological manipulations of his victims. Fans know that Cross will survive, but at what cost?

Patterson James  
обложка книги Caso Cerrado Caso Cerrado

«Caso cerrado, de Robert Rotenberg, es uno de los mejores libros que he leído en años. Lo devoré en dos sentadas. Rotenberg escribe con aplomo y desenvoltura. Tiene una serie de personajes que bien pueden convertirse en clásicos. Incluso posee sentido del humor. Es una de esas novelas en las que basta con leer el primer capítulo para quedarse enganchado. Si Caso cerrado no gana un premio Edgar, cambio mi estilográfica por una caña de pescar.» – DOUGLAS PRESTON

«Hoy podemos vivir Venecia a través de Donna León, Edimburgo a través de lan Rankin, Los Ángeles a través de Michael Connelly. Toronto, una de las ciudades hasta ahora sin padre literario, lo viviremos a través de Robert Rotenberg.» – Times Literary Supplement

«Caso cerrado de Robert Rotenberg posee todo lo que debe tener una intriga legal, y más: personajes absolutamente atractivos; una trama tensa y creíble; un ritmo casi extenuante y, por encima de todo, una de las mejores prosas que he leído en años. Este libro tiene escrita la palabra “ganador" por todas partes.» – NELSON DEMILLE

«Ágil, completa y llena de un cautivador reparto de personajes. Caso cerrado capta la vibración y el alma de Toronto.» – KATHY REICHS

«Asombrosa… y aún más si se considera que es la primera novela del autor. Una trama como una telaraña firmemente urdida y una rica gama de personajes convierte esta obra en una lectura absorbente. Y de particular interés es el marco; Robert Rotenberg hace por Toronto lo que lan Rankin hace por Edimburgo.» – JEFFREY DEAVER

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"En la tradición de los abogados defensores convertidos en escritores, como Scott Turow y John Grisham, el letrado Robert Rotenberg debuta en la novela con esta intriga legal, a la que aporta su rico conocimiento forense. Debería haber sido un caso visto y no visto. El principal presentador de radio del Canadá, Kevin Brace, ha confesado que ha dado muerte a su joven esposa. Ha salido a la puerta de su apartamento de lujo con las manos cubiertas de sangre y le ha dicho al repartidor de prensa: «La he matado». El cadáver de su mujer yace en la bañera con una herida mortal de cuchillo justo debajo del esternón. Ahora, sólo debería quedar el procedimiento legal: documentar la escena del crimen, llevar el caso a juicio y se acabó. El problema es que, después de musitar esas palabras incriminadoras, Brace se niega a hablar con nadie, ni siquiera con su propia abogada. Con el descubrimiento de que la víctima era una alcohólica autodestructiva, la aparición de unas extrañas huellas dactilares en la escena del crimen y un revelador interrogatorio judicial, el caso, aparentemente sencillo, empieza a adquirir todas las complejidades de un juicio por asesinato ardorosamente disputado. Firmemente enraizada en Toronto, desde la antigua prisión del Don hasta el depósito de cadáveres o los umbríos corredores de la histórica sala de justicia del Ayuntamiento Viejo, Caso cerrado nos conduce en una visita fascinante a una ciudad tan vital y excitante como el mosaico abigarrado que puebla el relato de Rotenberg. Están Awotwe Amankwah, el único periodista negro que cubre el crimen; el juez Jonathan Summers, un ex capitán de la Marina que dirige su tribunal como si todavía estuviera en el puente de mando; Edna Wingate, una «esposa de guerra» británica de ochenta y tres años fervorosa practicante del yoga con calor, y Daniel Kennicott, ex abogado de un gran bufete que se hizo policía después de que su hermano fuese asesinado y la investigación terminara en un callejón sin salida.

Rotenberg Robert  
обложка книги Cold in July Cold in July Lansdale Joe R  
обложка книги California Girl California Girl

A different world then,

a different world now…

California in the 1960s, and the winds of change are raging. Orange groves uprooted for tract houses, people flooding into Orange County, strange new ideas in the air about war, music, sex, and drugs, and new influences, ranging from Richard Nixon to Timothy Leary.

For the Becker brothers, however, the past is always present – and it comes crashing back full force when the body of the lovely and mysterious Janelle Vonn is discovered in an abandoned orange-packing plant. The Beckers and the Vonns have a history, beginning years ago in high school with a rumble between the brothers of each clan.

But boys grow up. Now one Becker brother is a cop on his first homicide case. One's a minister yearning to perform just one miracle. One is a reporter drunk with ambition. And all three are about to collide with the changing world of 1968 as each brother, in his own unique way, tries to find Janelle's killer.

As suspects multiply and secrets are exposed, the three Becker brothers are drawn further into the case, deeper into the past, and closer to danger.

Parker T Jefferson  
обложка книги Con el agua al cuello Con el agua al cuello

Un caluroso domingo del verano de 2010, el comisario Jaritos asiste a la boda de su hija Katerina, esta vez por la Iglesia y con fanfarria musical. Al día siguiente, poco después de llegar a Jefatura, le informan del asesinato de Nikitas Zisimópulos, antiguo director de banco, degollado con un arma cortante.

El macabro homicidio coincide con una campaña que alguien, amparándose en el anonimato, ha emprendido contra los bancos, animando a los ciudadanos a que boicoteen a las entidades financieras y no paguen sus deudas e hipotecas. Lo cierto es que Grecia, al borde de la bancarrota, pasa por un momento muy crítico, y la población no duda en salir a la calle para quejarse de los recortes en sueldos y pensiones.

Para colmo, Stazakos, el jefe de la Brigada Antiterrorista, sostiene que el asesinato de Zisimópulos podría ser obra de terroristas. Jaritos, en desacuerdo con esa hipótesis, tendrá que apañárselas con sus dos ayudantes para enfrentarse a un asesino cuyos crímenes apenas acaban de empezar.

árkaris Petros  
обложка книги Ciega como la Furia Ciega como la Furia

John Saul is an American author. His horror and suspense novels appear regularly on the New York Times Best Seller List.

Saul John  
обложка книги Casi Muerto Casi Muerto

Primera hora de la mañana. La llamada a casa del comisario Roy Grace para informar sobre el hallazgo del cadáver de una mujer en un macabro escenario desata en el sofocante agosto de Brighton un despliegue policial que se irá viendo incrementado con la aparición de más víctimas. Con la ayuda del sargento Glenn Branson y del resto de su equipo, Grace deberá hacer frente al torbellino de pesquisas e interrogatorios agotadores, atormentado por la sombra de su esposa desaparecida, Sandy, que al parecer ha sido vista en Munich tras nueve años de ausencia.

El lujo, la belleza y el dinero que decorara el mundo de las víctimas se van desdibujando progresivamente en medio de la sangre y la sospecha. Azuzada por la falta de noticias en verano, la prensa clava sus fauces en el caso y Roy Grace se convierte en el punto de mira de una ciudad plagada de turistas. Ante la presión de los medios de comunicación y el creciente nerviosismo de los ciudadanos, la policía investiga a contrarreloj los macabros asesinatos cuyas pistas van cercando casi sin respiro a un único sospechoso. Pero ¿cómo puede un hombre matar a su víctima y encontrarse al mismo tiempo a noventa kilómetros de distancia?

James Peter  
обложка книги Compañera Silenciosa Compañera Silenciosa

Un día en una fiesta, el psicólogo infantil Alex Delaware se reencuentra con un viejo amor, Sharon Ransom. Ella solicita su ayuda, pero Alex, demasiado embebido en sus propios asuntos sentimentales, no le hace caso. Dos días más tarde, Sharon se suicida. Alex no puede dejar de sentirse responsable de la desesperada decisión de Sharon.

Y en parte por ello, en parte por resolver los enigmas de aquella relación -la mayoría creados por la oscura personalidad de Sharon- el psicólogo se embarca en una investigación en la que el dinero, el azar de los genes y un pasado trágico configuran el escenario de una prolongada orgía de sexo, dominio y manipulación psicológica al servicio de los menos nobles impulsos del ser humano.

Kellerman Jonathan  
обложка книги Come Get Me Come Get Me Hunter Michael J  
Crusader's Cross

In the summer of 1958, Dave Robicheaux and his half-brother Jimmie are just out of high school. Jimmie and Dave get work with an oil company, laying out rubber cables in the bays and mosquito-infested swamps all along the Louisiana-Texas coastline. They spend their off time at Galveston Island, fishing at night on the jetties, the future kept safely at bay, the past drifting off somewhere behind them. But on the Fourth of July, change approaches in the form of Ida Durbin, a sweet-faced young woman with a lovely voice and a mandolin. Jimmie falls instantly in love with her. But Ida's not free to love – she's a prostitute, in hock to a brutal man called Kale, who won't let her go. Jimmie agrees to meet Ida at the bus depot, ready for the road to Mexico. But Ida never shows. Dave and Jimmie want to believe she skipped town, but they know, deep down, that Ida Durbin never got to leave. That was many years ago – before Dave Robicheaux began his long odyssey through bars and drunk tanks and skin joints of every stripe. Before the Philippines and Vietnam. Now, an older, well-worn Dave walks into Baptist Hospital to visit a man called Troy Bordelon, who wants to free himself of a dark secret before he dies. A bully and a sadist, he has a lot to confess to – but he chooses to talk about a young girl, a prostitute who he glimpsed briefly as a kid, bloodied and beaten, tied to a chair in his uncle's house. Dave realises he can't let the past go. Ida's killers are still out there. So he begins his journey into the past – back to the summer of 1958 and a girl called Ida Durbin.

Burke James Lee  
Cold Hit

The third in Linda Fairstein's gripping and authentic series of crime novels featuring Assistant D.A. Alexandra Cooper. With aplomb, style and sharp compassion for her "clients" Coop again unravels the truth behind murder in partnership with homicide detectives Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace. The victim is Deni Caxton, third wife to the heir of a steel baron and a leading New York art dealer in her own right. As Coop, Chapman and Mercer investigate her brutal killing they strip away the elegant and refined façade of her marriage and the international art world to reveal a tangle of cut-throat business dealings, over blown egos and distorted passions. They find that the rich have the same motives for murder as the poorest killer – money, revenge, love and hate – and they rapidly discover that a veneer of artistic 'civilisation' doesn't prevent the use of blackmail or violence, not even when officers of the law stand in the way.

Fairstein Linda  
обложка книги Cuento de muerte Cuento de muerte

El hallazgo del cadáver de una joven con una nota entre sus dedos que dice "He estado bajo tierra y ya es hora de que vuelva a casa", enfrenta al jefe de la brigada de homicidios de Hamburgo, Jan Fabel, con los designios de una mente oscura y enferma. Cuatro días después, dos cuerpos más aparecen en medio de un bosque, con unas notras entre sus manos que dicen "Hansel" y "Gretel", escritas con la misma letra roja, pequeña y obsesiva. Es evidente que los crímenes hacen referencia a los cuentos folclóricos recopilados doscientos años atrás por los hermanos Grimm. Pero los asesinatos de este cruel asesino en serie no son ningún cuento de hadas…

Finalista del premio Golden Dagger, el más prestigioso del mundo en la categoría de novela criminal

Russell Craig  
обложка книги Copenhagen Noir Copenhagen Noir
An anthology of stories edited by Bo Tao Michaëlis

Joining Rome, Paris, Istanbul, London, and Dublin as European hosts for the Akashic Noir series, Copenhagen Noir features brand-new stories from a top-notch crew of Danish writers, with several Swedish and Norwegian writers thrown into the mix. This volume definitively reveals why Scandinavian crime fiction has come to be so popular across the world.

Includes brand-new stories by: Naja Marie Aidt, Jonas T. Bengtsson, Helle Helle, Christian Dorph and Simon Pasternak, Susanne Staun, Lene Kaaberbøl and Agnete Friis, Klaus Rifbjerg, Gretelise Holm, Georg Ursin, Kristian Lundberg, Kristina Stoltz, Seyit Öztürk, Benn Q. Holm, and Gunnar Staalesen.

ëlis Bo Tao, Aidt Naja Marie, Bengtsson Jonas T, Dorph Christian, Pasternak Simon, Staun Susanne, Helle Helle, Ursin Georg, Rifbjerg Klaus, Holm Gretelise, Lundberg Kristian, Stoltz Kristina, Öztürk Seyit, Holm Benn Q, Staalesen Gunnar, øl Lene, Friis Agnete  
обложка книги Covert Warriors Covert Warriors Griffin W E B, Butterworth William E Presidential agent  
обложка книги Czysta Jak Łza Czysta Jak Łza

Chwyciłam nadgarstek w miejscu, w którym powinnam wyczuć tętno.

W środku chłodnej nocy w Shakespeare kucałam wśród drzew, trzymając za rękę martwego mężczyznę.

A teraz na plastikowych workach bezmyślnie zostawiłam odciski palców.

Lily Bard unika towarzystwa i strzeże mrocznej tajemnicy z przeszłości. Kiedy nie sprząta cudzych domów, trenuje karate. A odkąd znalazła zwłoki Pardona Albee, wszyscy kojarzą ją z brudną robotą każdego rodzaju.

Czy szuflady nocnych stolików i kosze na śmieci kryją w sobie wystarczająco informacji, by Lily odkryła, kto naprawdę sprzątnął Pardona?

Książki Charlaine Harris sprzedały się na świecie w kilkunastu milionach egzemplarzy. To pierwsza autorka, której siedem książek równocześnie znalazło się na liście bestsellerów „New York Timesa”. W nowej serii Harris przedstawia Lily Bard, młodą wielbicielkę siłowni i karate, która rozwiązuje zagadki kryminalne.

Harris Charlaine  
обложка книги Czyste Sumienie Czyste Sumienie

Wielu uważało, że Deedra była za łatwa. Ale kto miał powód, by ją załatwić?

Na moment moją uwagę odciągnęła nagość tej kobiety i jej odsłonięte uda. Ale kiedy spojrzałam w jej twarz, musiałam zagryźć wargi, żeby nie krzyknąć. Oczy Deedry były na wpół otwarte, ale nie odwzajemniały mojego spojrzenia.

Lily Bard znajduje w lesie ciało Deedry, którą męska część populacji miasteczka znała aż za dobrze. Sytuacja wydaje się oczywista: Deedra zginęła po kłótni z którymś z licznych kochanków. Ale Lily, która jak nikt inny znała zwyczaje swojej klientki, niepokoją szczegóły, na które policja nie zwróciła uwagi. Lily ma też inne sprawy na głowie: jej chłopak ciągle musi podróżować, a ona sama zaczyna się czuć niepokojąco dobrze w miasteczku i chciałaby tu zostać na dłużej. A to wróży same kłopoty

Harris Charlaine  
обложка книги Czyste Intencje Czyste Intencje

Dill obiecał siostrze Lily wieczną miłość.

Ale czy wcześniej nie zapewnił innym wiecznego spoczynku?

Przed Lily długo odkładana wizyta w rodzinnym mieście. Co gorsze, okazja wymaga falbanek i koronek – jej siostra wyprawia wielkie prowincjonalne wesele. Ale przygotowań nie zdominują bezy, welony i kwiaty. Miejscowy lekarz i pielęgniarka zostali brutalnie zamordowani w swoim gabinecie, a dobrze znany Lily detektyw próbuje odnaleźć porwane dzieci. I wydaje się, że jest w to poważnie zamieszany jej przyszły szwagier. Lily ma tylko kilka dni, żeby dowiedzieć się, kim naprawdę jest Dill.

Charlaine Harris zasłynęła zekranizowaną przez Alana Balla serią o Sookie Stackhouse, kelnerce-telepatce. Serial „Czysta krew” i jego przebojowa bohaterka podbiły serca milionów widzów na całym świecie, a książki na stałe zagościły na listach bestsellerów.

Harris Charlaine  
обложка книги Cuando El Rojo Es Negro Cuando El Rojo Es Negro

El inspector Chen, de la Policía de Shangai, está temporalmente alejado del Departamento. Trabaja ahora para un acaudalado hombre de negocios que pretende construir un gran complejo residencial, una creación que logre evocar el brillo y el glamour de los lejanos años 30. Pero cuando el antiguo mienbro de la Guardia Roja, el novelista Yin Lige, es asesinado en su apartamento tras publicar una obra muy crítica con el régimen imperante, Chen deberá regresar al servicio activo para colaborar con su subalterno, el detective Yu, y detener así al culpable. Un caso que dejará entrever a Chen serias implicaciones políticas.

Xiaolong Qiu  
обложка книги Crisis Crisis McClure Ken  
обложка книги Curtains Curtains Nicholson Scott  
обложка книги Chronic fear Chronic fear Nicholson Scott Fear  
обложка книги Cursed To Death Cursed To Death

Secret government operative Sasha Trudeau arrives at the scene of a murder, only to discover that a Fae creature has been killed – in a whole new kind of way. What is the meaning behind this mysterious ritualistic killing? What did the victim do to deserve it? Sasha fears that the Vampires and Unseelies have formed an unholy alliance.and they're ready to unleash their darkest arsenal of magick yet.

Teaming up with her mate and fellow Shadow Wolf, Max Hunter, Sasha tries to penetrate the paranormal community for clues. Meanwhile, members of the Wolf Clan are turning against one another as they race to uncover the meaning behind an ancient Unseelie curse. Even Sasha is not immune to this powerful magick, and soon finds herself drawn to a sensual, dangerous dance – one that could cost her own life.

Banks L A  
обложка книги Crave Crave

The battle between good and evil has left the future of humanity in the hands of a reluctant savior and his band of fallen angels. Seven deadly sins that must be righted. Seven souls that must be saved.

While his first task was success, Jim Heron is battling a demon that can take any form for the soul of someone he must identify on his own. If that weren't enough, his old boss Matthias wants Jim to assassinate an AWOL member of The Firm – Isaac, the man Jim is pretty sure he is supposed to save. Jim knows first hand that once you're in The Firm, there's no getting out. But when Jim finds Isaac to warn him, he has been picked up by the police for illegal street fighting, and it is clear that Isaac is falling for his gorgeous public defender. Is their love the redemption that will save Isaac's soul? Or has the demon Devina set an elaborate trap?

Ward J R  
обложка книги Conspiracy in Kiev Conspiracy in Kiev

A shrewd investigator and an expert marksman, Special Agent Alexandra LaDuca can handle any case the FBI gives her. Or can she? Connecting the dots between an assassination attempt in Ukraine, a murder in Paris, and a brutal attack on a remote village in South America takes Alex on a dangerous puzzle-solving, soul-searching journey that changes her forever.

Hynd Noel , Russian trilogy  
обложка книги Cold Blooded Cold Blooded

Rachel Hunter thinks she and her daughter Jean are safe in the Witness Protection program, when she meets a cold eyed man with an easy smile at the restaurant where she works. In the days following, Rachel discovers that Nick McCarty, is much more than just an author.

Nick McCarty, assassin and bestselling author, contemplates a change in life styles after receiving an order to kill a woman who reminds him of someone from long ago. Six days later, Nick puts a fifty caliber bullet through the head of Hayden Tanus, the man who'd ordered her death, launching himself down the path of protecting a mother and daughter he barely knows, for reasons he isn't fully prepared to admit.

Rachel realizes the unstoppable killer protecting them lives by only one code – whatever it takes until the danger is past. With their lives forfeit if she makes the wrong decision, will Rachel choose life by Nick's side, regardless the costs?

DeLeo Bernard Lee  
обложка книги Callie’s Last Dance Callie’s Last Dance

With Lou Kelly dead, the powerful people behind Sensory Resources are scrambling to find a new Agency Director. So far they can only agree on one thing: it can’t be Donovan Creed. Unfortunately for them, he’s the only game in town.

Meanwhile, in Las Vegas, Willow Breeland, the world’s most ambitious eighteen-year-old, hatches a plan to gain control of mob boss Carmine Porello’s strip club. But her plan depends on gaining the trust and support of Callie Carpenter’s live-in lover, Gwen Peters, and Donovan Creed’s daughter, Maybe Taylor.

Against this backdrop, Donovan and his top assassin, Callie Carpenter, have fallen in love. But if things don’t work out for them as a couple, they’ve already privately chosen their next conquest: a breathtakingly beautiful private detective named Dani Ripper, who seems to find both killers equally fascinating.

Callie’s Last Dance is vintage Locke. Enjoy the ride!

Preliminary Reviewer Comments:

“From the very first page of Callie’s Last Dance I got the same feelings I always get when reading a John Locke novel: I’m on a wild ride with my best friend, we’re going to have a wonderful time together, and there’s no place on earth I’d rather be!”

“The extended cold shower I had to take after reading a particular section of Callie’s Last Dance saved me enough electricity to pay for the book!”

“Callie’s Last Dance is a treasure trove of laughter, shock, and good times. So much to love, here is yet another John Locke book you won’t be able to put down. Long-time readers will be thrilled to finally meet the members of Lou Kelly’s Geek Squad.”

“Everyone at my office knows when John Locke brings out a new book. Not because I tell them, but because I call in sick so I can devour it from cover to cover in one sitting. Callie’s Last Dance is no exception. Either call in sick or stay up all night reading it.”

Locke John  
обложка книги Carver Carver Cain Tom Samuel Carver  
обложка книги Chameleon Chameleon McClure Ken  
обложка книги Cielo Azul Cielo Azul

"Cielo Azul" – in Dangerous Women (2005); a Harry Bosch and Terry McCaleb story (backstory to A Darkness More than Night)

Connelly Michael  
обложка книги Caught in the Middle Caught in the Middle

A collection of stories

In 'Swingtime', Cody invites Lanie to one of his special parties and she finds a wildness within herself and an attraction to Cody that explodes like a firecracker. In 'Charity's Auction' Char wins her ex Dexter in the hospital's auction. He drives her to also bid on his nemesis and to plan a very naughty night. Caught between a vampire master and an alpha werewolf until they learn to settle their differences, all Jasmine can do is submit, and enjoy being trapped 'Between Tooth and Paw'. Two dangerously seductive master vampires, one sultry werewolf in heat, and the primal spell of the full moon-it's definitely 'Mating Season'. In 'Magical Menage' non-practising witch Madison Montgomery can't decide between the vampire and werewolf…is it possible to have them both? In 'Trouble for Three', a night out with the girls turns into more than fun when Anneke hooks up with two hot men bent on seduction.

Holt Desiree, Ladd Ashley, Dare Kim, Aidan Nadia, Smith Crissy, Illyvich Sascha  
обложка книги Case of Lies Case of Lies

For Nina Reilly, the mountain town of Lake Tahoe is home. It's where she forged a successful career as a tough, resourceful attorney – and raised her teenage son, Bob, alone. Back from a stint in Monterey, where her love life took a tumble, Nina has returned to her Tahoe law office with her old friends Sandy Whitefeather and Sandy 's son, Wish. It isn't long before she has a new client whose wife was shot and killed during a casino-district robbery two years before. The police have no suspects, and the robbery victims, three students, lied about their identities and are hiding outside California and the reach of the court.

Two of the witnesses have fled to a village not far from the home of Bob's father, Kurt Scott, in Germany. As Nina tries to unravel the mystery of one violent Tahoe night, a harrowing journey begins – one that takes her from the dark underworld of Tahoe's casinos to the halls of a prestigious East Coast university to Europe and an emotional reunion with Kurt. As old feelings are rekindled, Nina's case turns violent. Everyone has something to hide – the brilliant but unstable mathematics student who has made an astonishing discovery, the owner of a motel where the shooting took place, and the shooter, who has turned the whole case into a gigantic lie.

OShaughnessy Perri  
обложка книги Creepers Creepers

On a chilly October night, five people gather in a run-down motel on the Jersey shore and begin preparations to break into an abandoned hotel nearby. Built during the glory days of Asbury Park by a reclusive millionaire, the magnificent structure, which foreshadowed the beauties of Art Deco architecture, is now a decrepit, boarded up edifice marked for demolition.

The five are "creepers", the slang term for urban explorers – city archaeologists of sorts who go into abandoned buildings to uncover their secrets. And, on this evening they are joined by a reporter who wants to profile them – anonymously, as this is highly illegal activity – for a New York Times piece.

Balenger, the sandy-haired, broad-shouldered reporter with a decided air of mystery about him, isn't looking for just a story, however. And, soon after the group sets forth into the rat-infested tunnel leading to the building, it is clear that he will get even more than he bargained for. Danger, terror and death are awaiting the creepers in a place ravaged by time and redolent of evil.

Morrell David  
обложка книги Coming Home Coming Home

In the wake of his wife's murder, agent Grady Shields turned his back on the FBI – and everything else – to retreat into the vast solitude of Montana, grieve for his lost love, and forget the world. But after years in seclusion, his sister's wedding draws him to St. Dennis, a peaceful town on the Chesapeake Bay. Though he swears he isn't interested in finding love again, Grady can't ignore the mutual sparks that fly when he meets Vanessa Keaton.

Although her past was marked by bad choices, Vanessa has found that coming to St. Dennis is the best decision she's ever made. Bling, her trendy boutique, is a success with tourists as well as with the townspeople. She's made friends, has a home she loves, and has established a life for herself far from the nightmare she left behind. The last thing she's looking for is romance, but the hot new man in town is hard to resist. And when Vanessa's past catches up with her, Grady finds that he's unwilling to let her become a victim again. As together they fight her demons, Grady and Vanessa discover that life still holds some surprises and that love doesn't always have to hurt.

Stewart Mariah  
обложка книги Cyfrowa Twierdza Cyfrowa Twierdza

Błyskotliwy technothriller. NSA konstruuje potężny superkomputer, pozwalający złamać każdy szyfr metodą brutalnego ataku. Dzięki niemu amerykański wywiad może czytać komunikaty przesyłane przez terrorystów i szpiegów, oraz udaremniać ich plany. Genialnemu japońskiemu kryptologowi udaje się stworzyć nie dający się złamać szyfr nazwany Cyfrową Twierdzą. Grozi, że przekaże go do publicznego użytku. Susan Fletcher, piękna matematyczka pracująca dla NSA, prowadzi dramatyczny wyścig z czasem, by ocalić agencję, zdemaskować zdrajcę w jej szeregach i odkryć szczegóły planu, którego celem jest zniszczenie banku danych wywiadowczych USA. Stawką jest jej życie… i życie mężczyzny, którego kocha.

Brown Dan  
обложка книги Czarny Wiatr Czarny Wiatr

Ostatnie dni II wojny światowej. Do wybrzeży Stanów Zjednoczonych dopływa japoński okręt podwodny. Ale nie wypełnia powierzonego mu tajnego zadania. Zatopiony przez amerykański niszczyciel znika na dnie oceanu wraz ze swym ładunkiem…

Rok 2007. Ktoś wie o misji sprzed sześćdziesięciu lat. I zamierza wykorzystać to, co przewoził japoński okręt, by przeprowadzić podstępny plan. Na jego drodze stoi jednak troje ludzi: piękna biolog, młody inżynier i ich ojciec, szef NUMA – Dirk Pitt.

Cussler Clive, Cussler Dirk  
обложка книги Cel Cel

Prawnik Ramsey Hunt, uciekając przed dziennikarzami po nagłośnionym przez media incydencie, szuka spokoju w odosobnionej chacie w Górach Skalistych. Wymarzony spokój nie trwa jednak długo – Hunt znajduje w lesie nieprzytomną dziewczynkę. Zabiera ranną do swojej chaty, ale w ślad za nią w pobliżu domu pojawiają się zabójcy. Nie tylko oni zagrażają życiu Ramseya i jego małej podopiecznej – oto Molly Santera, matka dziewczynki, znajduje ich w górskim domku i w pierwszej chwili bierze Ramseya za porywacza. Gdy mężczyzna wyprowadza matkę z błędu i zdobywa w końcu jej zaufanie, nie ma już czasu na podziękowania. Depczący im po piętach mordercy są blisko… Czy ich zleceniodawcą jest dziadek dziewczynki, boss podziemnego Chicago?

Coulter Catherine  
обложка книги Czarna loteria Czarna loteria

Doktor Kate Chesne, lekarz anestezjolog ze szpitala w Honolulu, jest przekonana, że z procesami sądowymi zmagają się wyłącznie inni. Pewnego dnia przekonuje się boleśnie, że również ona sama może zostać postawiona w stan oskarżenia. Dla mecenasa Davida Ransoma ma to być kolejne łatwe zwycięstwo. Sprawa wydaje się oczywista: błąd lekarki, który doprowadził do śmierci pacjentki. Jednak Kate nie zamierza poddać się bez walki i próbuje dowieść, że padła ofiarą spisku. Gdy w szpitalu dochodzi do serii kolejnych zabójstw, David zaczyna wierzyć, że nie tylko kariera Kate, lecz także jej życie jest w niebezpieczeństwie.

Gerritsen Tess  
обложка книги Ciemnia Ciemnia

Dwójka uczniów ginie spalona żywcem podczas ranki w domku plażowym. Grozę sytuacji podkreśla fakt, że spaliło się jedynie łóżko, na którym leżeli, zaś dom pozostał nietknięty. Na ścianie utrwalił się fotograficzny wizerunek umierających. W mieszkaniu, które Jim wynajmuje od kolegi z pracy, ma miejsce podobne zdarzenie – w płomieniach staje kotka Jima. Wydaje się, że istnieje związek między tym wypadkiem, a XIX-wiecznym portretem tajemniczego mężczyzny, dagerotypisty Roberta Vane`a, który wisi w mieszkaniu. Jim stara się dowiedzieć czegoś więcej o Vanie. Okazuje się, że był on podejrzewany o wzniecanie pożarów, a nawet morderstwa. Tymczasem ktoś dybie na życie Jima, mają miejsce kolejne dziwne zdarzenia…

Masterton Graham  
обложка книги Chirurg Chirurg

Brutalny zabójca zabija młode samotne kobiety przeprowadzając na nich zabieg wycięcia macicy bez znieczulenia. Policja ustala, że podobna seria zabójstw miała miejsce dwa lata wcześniej, a ich sprawca został zastrzelony przez doktor Cordell – jedyną ofiarę, której udało się ujść z życiem. Teraz znów czuje się zagrożona. Jej sprzymierzeńcem jest detektyw prowadzący śledztwo. Czy obie sprawy i obu zabójców coś łączy?

Gerritsen Tess  
Cadillac Jukebox Burke James Lee  
обложка книги Carrie Carrie King Stephen  
обложка книги Capitol Offense Capitol Offense

In his thrilling novels of suspense, William Bernhardt takes us into the fault lines of the criminal justice system, where one mistake, a twist of fate, or an explosive secret can mean the difference between justice and its cataclysmic undoing. In Capital Offense, attorney Ben Kincaid stands amid the chaos of a violent collision between vengeance and death-and it’s up to him to discover where the truth lies.

Professor Dennis Thomas arrives at the law office of Ben Kincaid with a bizarre request: Thomas wants to know if Kincaid can help him beat a murder charge-of a killing yet to happen. The professor’s intended victim: a Tulsa cop who had refused to authorize a search for Thomas’s missing wife. For seven days, Joslyn Thomas had lain in the twisted wreckage of her car, dying a horrifically slow death in an isolated ravine. Now, insane with grief, Thomas wants to kill Detective Christopher Sentz. Kincaid warns him not to, but that very same day someone fires seven bullets into the police officer.

Suddenly Kincaid’s conversation with Thomas is privileged and Thomas is begging Kincaid to defend him. Thomas claims he didn’t shoot Sentz-even though he’d wanted to. Something about the bookish, addled Dennis Thomas tugs on Kincaid’s conscience, and against all advice, he decides to represent this troubled man in the center of a media and political firestorm.

But the trial doesn’t go Kincaid’s way, and a verdict of capital murder is bearing down on Dennis Thomas. That’s when Kincaid’s personal private detective, Loving, starts prying loose pieces of a shocking secret. Working in the shadows of the law, using every trick that works, Loving risks his life to construct an entirely new narrative about Detective Sentz, Joslyn Thomas, and madness in another guise: the kind that every citizen should fear, and no one will recognize-until it is too late.

Bernhardt William  
обложка книги Choke Choke

Chuck Chandler, a Key West tennis pro, tends to choke in his big matches, a tendency he must overcome when he meets Harry Carras and his beautiful wife Clare, and becomes a suspect in Harry's death.

Woods Stuart  
обложка книги Cheater Cheater

Straight-A-student Karl Petrofsky finds himself in over his head after an underground cheating ring, known as The Confederacy, recruits him. Initially lured by the popularity of The Confederacy’s members, Karl dumps his nerdy friends and rationalizes that his cheating contributions are really a strike against a tyrannical assistant principal, Mr. Klimchock, who secretly uses security cameras to catch deceitful students. Then Klimchock nails Karl on tape and threatens to blacken his transcripts unless he coughs up the names of his coconspirators. Caught between The Confederacy and Klimchock, Karl tries to hatch a plan that will save his SAT scores and win back his best friend, Lizette. Laser’s breezy prose and humorous dialogue balance his serious message about the perils of cheating and will hold the attention of reluctant readers. A well-developed cast of secondary characters, some intriguing high-tech cheating tools, and a late-breaking plot twist round out this entertaining debut that will go over well with fans of David Lubar and Gordon Korman. Grades 7-10.

Laser Michael  
обложка книги Crackdown Crackdown

Paradise is the perfect escape for ex-Marine Nick Breakspear, captain of a charter yacht operation in the Bahamas, until he agrees to pilot a "detox cruise" for the drug-addled grown son and daughter of a powerful U.S. senator. Ambushed far from port, he is helpless to prevent the murder of a crew member by modern-day pirates who sink Nick's yacht before vanishing with the senator's kids. Having barely eluded death, Nick must immediately set sail for disaster once again. For there's a death to be avenged on the dark side of Eden, the senator is demanding that his lost children be found . . . and the woman Nick loves is being held prisoner by killers somewhere on Murder Cay.

Cornwell Bernard  
обложка книги Czerwony Sztorm Czerwony Sztorm

Atak muzułmańskich terrorystów niszczy syberyjską rafinerię. Związek Radziecki staje w obliczu kryzysu energetycznego. Politbiuro postanawia zdobyć roponośne tereny siłą. Na Kremlu powstaje Czerwony Sztorm – strategiczny plan uderzenia na Zachód…

Clancy Tom  
обложка книги Cut and Run Cut and Run Abbott Jeff Whit Mosley  
обложка книги Collision Collision Abbott Jeff  
обложка книги Creep Creep

Pulsing with the dark obsession of Radiohead’s song “Creep,” this taut thriller-Jennifer Hillier’s superb debut-rockets from its seductive opening to a heartpounding climax not easily forgotten.

If he can’t have her…

Dr. Sheila Tao is a professor of psychology. An expert in human behavior. And when she began an affair with sexy, charming graduate student Ethan Wolfe, she knew she was playing with fire. Consumed by lust when they were together, riddled with guilt when they weren’t, she knows the three-month fling with her teaching assistant has to end. After all, she’s finally engaged to a kind and loving investment banker who adores her, and she’s taking control of her life. But when she attempts to end the affair, Ethan Wolfe won’t let her walk away.

… no one else can.

Ethan has plans for Sheila, plans that involve posting a sex video that would surely get her fired and destroy her prestigious career. Plans to make her pay for rejecting him. And as she attempts to counter his every threatening move without her colleagues or her fiancé discovering her most intimate secrets, a shattering crime rocks Puget Sound State University: a female student, a star athlete, is found stabbed to death. Someone is raising the stakes of violence, sex, and blackmail… and before she knows it, Sheila is caught in a terrifying cat-and-mouse game with the lover she couldn’t resist-who is now the monster who won’t let her go.

Hillier Jennifer  
обложка книги Cold Blue Midnight Cold Blue Midnight Gorman Ed  
обложка книги Chaos in Death Chaos in Death

Eve and Rourke return to investigate a series of murders connected to a brilliant young surgeon in Chaos in Death.

Robb J D Eve Dallas and husband Roarke  
обложка книги Callejón Fleshmarket Callejón Fleshmarket

En un barrio de viviendas protegidas de Edimburgo aparece asesinado un sin papeles. ¿Se trata de una agresión racista o de algo muy distinto? Es un caso que, sin duda, interesa a Rebus, que se encuentra en ese momento rodeado de problemas: han cerrado su antigua comisaría y sus jefes querrían que se retirara. Pero Rebus es más terco que nadie. Durante las indagaciones visita un centro de detención para inmigrantes, trata con el sórdido mundo del hampa de Edimburgo y probablemente acabe enamorándose. Siobhan, por otra parte, tiene sus propios problemas. Una joven de dieciocho años ha desaparecido de casa y ella se siente obligada a ayudar a los padres, lo que implica acercarse más de lo debido a un violador convicto. Está además involucrada en otro caso, el de los dos esqueletos de mujer y de niño enterrados bajo el suelo de cemento de un sótano en el callejón Fleshmarket, un asunto que alguien quiere que salte a los medios, pero ¿quién y por qué? ¿Existe alguna relación entre este caso y el del barrio de pisos baratos de Knoxland? Callejón Fleshmarket indaga el proceso interno de una sociedad que ha perdido sus buenas costumbres y se ve inmersa en lo peor de la naturaleza humana: la codicia, la desconfianza, la violencia y la explotación.

Rankin Ian  
обложка книги Colorado Kid Colorado Kid

Una obra atípica en la trayectoria del autor de Carrie, en la mejor tradición de la novela negra; un crimen en las costas de Maine, aparentemente irresoluble. En una isla de las costas de Maine, un hombre es encontrado muerto. No hay identificación de su cuerpo. Solo el esforzado trabajo de un par de periodistas locales y de un graduado en medicina forense logra descubrir algunas pistas para, después de un año, saber quién es el muerto. Pero es aquí donde comienza el misterio. Porque cuanto más descubren del hombre y de la extrañas circunstancias de su muerte, menos comprenden. ¿Se trata de un crimen imposible? ¿O algo aún más extraño…? Con ecos de El halcón maltés de Dashiell Hammet y de la obra de Graham Greene, Stephen King presenta un relato sorprendente y conmovedor, cuyo tema es nada menos que la naturaleza del propio misterio.

King Stephen  
обложка книги Catfantastic II Catfantastic II

A book in the Catfantastic series, 1990

Two of the biggest names in the fantasy field have put together a unique collection of fantastical cat tales for friends of furry felines. Cats work a special magic in these stories from the future, from the past, and from dimensions people never dream of.

Norton Andre, Greenberg Martin H, Moon Elizabeth, Scarborough Elizabeth Ann, Bell Clare, Belden Wilanne Schneider, Boyer Elizabeth H, Cirone Patricia B, Dunn Marylois, Griffin P M, Inks Caralyn, Major A R, Mayhar Ardath, Rigley Karen, Miller Sasha, Schaub Mary H, Schlobin Roger C, Shwartz Susan, Springer Nancy  
обложка книги Close Close

Highly acclaimed for her hard-hitting, uncompromising and compelling writing, as well as her phenomenal Number 1 success, Martina Cole is the only author who dares to tell it like it is. After the recent runaway success of "The Take", Martina's new novel, "Close", is the story of the women who are left behind. Set in London's dark and violent gangland, this novel tells the tale of a gutsy mother and her two sons, and their lives in and out of jail. With her characteristically haunting writing and visceral subject matter, Martina Cole, has written yet another compulsive bestseller.

Cole Martina  
обложка книги Condition black Condition black Seymour Gerald  
обложка книги Crone’s Moon Crone’s Moon Sellars M R A Rowan Gant investigation  
обложка книги Cold Vengeance Cold Vengeance

In this case, Special Agent Pendergast doesn't want only justice; he seeks revenge. His wife Helen has been murdered, and his hunt for her killer will take him to faraway places and lead him to dangerous contacts. As his search takes him ever deeper into the secrets of Helen's life, he comes to the realization that the woman closest to him had held her secrets tightly. An exceptionally strong number of a bestseller series.

Preston Douglas, Child Lincoln Pendergast  
обложка книги Chasing the dead Chasing the dead Schreiber Joe  
Critical Conditions

When teenager Merrit Strait is admitted to hospital following an attempted suicide, psychologist Alan Gregory takes on the case. Meanwhile Merrit's sister lies in hospital near death where only experimental treatment might save her. When a body is found, evidence mounts implicating Merrit.

White Stephen  
Conspiracy in Death

Amazon.com Review

Streetwise cop Eve Dallas and her trusty sidekick Peabody face a methodical killer in this latest addition to the In Death series by J.D. Robb, better known as the bestselling author Nora Roberts.

In the late 21st century, on the streets of New York City, a street sleeper is found murdered, his diseased heart removed with surgical precision. His death would typically drop to the bottom of a list of senseless and inexplicable killings, but Lieutenant Dallas, who "would stand for the dead and the living," is not about to let that happen. When her research uncovers similar crimes in several cities that were dropped under mysterious circumstances, Dallas knows she's facing a killer cruel enough to prey on the weakest in society and powerful enough to conspire an extensive coverup.

To complicate matters further, Dallas faces an equally troubling threat to her career when she's linked to the death of a fellow cop. Now she must fight to restore her good name as well as track down the killer.

In Conspiracy in Death, Roberts creates a futuristic world of evil that Eve Dallas negotiates through tough talk and brute force. While Robb crafts the crimes with great care, she assumes a familiarity with the characters that new readers will lack. But fans of the In Death series and newcomers alike will enjoy the thrill of the chase as Eve Dallas sets out to get her man.

Robb J D  
C de cadáver

Kinsey Millhone acepta ayudar y proteger a Bobby Callahan, un reservado joven que conoció en el gimnasio. Él está convencido de que, tras el accidente que le dejó amnésico y con el cuerpo zurcido de cicatrices, alguien quiere matarle, aunque nadie le cree. Pero tres días después Bobby aparece muerto. Y ahora a Kinsey le toca encontrar al asesino.

Grafton Sue  
Cold Case

An elite club of quirky criminologists asks psychologist Alan Gregory and his pregnant wife, Assistant District Attorney Lauren Crowder, to help solve a ten-year-old case.

Whites shrewd mystery, the eighth and best in the series since Remote Control (1997), doubles as an engrossing catalogue of lonely misfits and aging oddballs for whom the murder of two teenaged girls becomes a metaphor for their own inability to put their pasts behind them. The girls disappear one night in 1988 after visiting the ranch of Boulder, Colorado, psychotherapist and talk-radio host Raymond Welle.

Several months later, their mutilated corpses are discovered many miles away in a melting snowdrift. Sheriff Phil Barrett attributes their death to an unknown psycho, and the bodies are buried. In the subsequent decade, Dr. Welle becomes a national celebrity when an apparently disgruntled former patient takes Welle's wife hostage, then kills her shortly before Sheriff Barrett's sharpshooters blow him away. Welle writes a best selling self-help book and gets elected to the US Congress, taking Barrett along as his chief of staff. The area near the ranch, targeted for development by a Japanese group, is now a tourist trap owned and funded by local businessmen who may have made suspicious contributions to Welle's campaign. Locard, a weird Washington, D.C., group that specializes in solving old crimes, draws in Gregory and Crowder (whose first husband was the brother of Welle's deceased wife) but insists that they remain discrete.

In a matter of days, brassy Washington Post reporter Dorothy Levin begins investigating Welle's finances, the congressman ducks an assassination attempt, and Gregory finds the list of patients who may have slept with the charismatic therapist getting longer and longer. Superbly insightful, with delightful minor characters (including a feisty one-eyed forensic investigator with designer eye- patches) and a plot that races along, falling flat only at the end when far too many gun-toting villains talk… and talk… and talk

White Stephen  
Ceremony In Death

Conducting a top secret investigation into the death of a fellow police officer has Lieutenant Eve Dallas treading on dangerous ground. She must put professional ethics before personal loyalties. But when a dead body is placed outside her home, Eve takes the warnning personally. With her husband, Roarke, watching her every move, Eve is drawn into the most dangerous case of her career. Every step she takes makes her question her own beliefs of right and wrong-and brings her closer to a confrontation with humanity's most seductive form of evil…

Robb J D  
Cold Paradise

On the Gold Coast of Florida, Stone Barrington hunts a master of disguise and deceit in this latest thriller in his compulsively readable, bestselling series.

"Stuart Woods is a no-nonsense, slam-bang storyteller." – Chicago Tribune

Cop-turned-investigator Stone Barrington has the street-smarts, dry wit, and debonair charm his fans love, and Palm Beach -the setting of his new adventure-is his most glamorous scene-of-the-crime yet. In Cold Paradise, he becomes reacquainted with a case he thought was buried years ago-and must settle romantic entanglements that haunt him still.

Luxuriating in the winter warmth of a Palm Beach cafŽ, Stone is stunned to recognize someone he thought was dead: the beautiful Allison Manning, a woman he had defended against a murder charge on a Caribbean island in Dead in the Water. Allison is alive and well-and suddenly very rich. And she needs a favor: Might Stone help her square a charge of insurance fraud that's been hanging over her head for years?

But first, Stone must find the man who is stalking her. He suspects more than one man: an elusive writer who never shows his face; an enigmatic businessman with a past he won't reveal; and even Allison's former husband-whom they have all thought dead since those days in the Caribbean. Only Stone can thwart the sly and greedy plan to steal the millions at stake in this crafty new thriller.

Woods Stuart  
Cazador De Almas

En una cabaña aislada de Massachusetts, seis jóvenes dispuestos a morir se atrincheran esperando el asalto de agentes del FBI. En una zona boscosa de Washington, cerca del monumento a Franklin D. Roosevelt, aparece el cadáver de la hija de un senador.

Para Maggie O´Dell, agente especial del FBI encargada de la investigación, estos dos casos están lejos de ser rutinarios. Experta en la elaboración de perfiles criminales, Maggie aporta un enfoque psicológico en casos en los que intervienen presuntos asesinos en serie. De ahí que no acabe de entender por qué se le asigna la investigación de dos crímenes sin relación aparente.

Sin embargo, a medida que Maggie y su compañero, el agente especial R.J. Tully, se sumerjan en la investigación, descubrirán que ambos casos están unidos por un vínculo: el reverendo Joseph Everett, líder carismático de una conocida secta religiosa. ¿Es Everett un psicópata que utiliza su influencia para escenificar crímenes horrendos? ¿O es tan sólo la cabeza de turco de un asesino más astuto y retorcido que él?

Kava Alex  
C is for Corpse

From Publishers Weekly

The corpse in private eye Kinsey Millhone's third adventure ("A" Is for Alibi and "B" Is for Burglar is that of Bobby Callahan, a young man she first meets while both are working out in a local gym. Bobby is convinced the car crash he'd been injured in was really an attempt on his life and, fearful of another assault, persuades Kinsey to investigate. A few days later, Bobby is indeed killed, and Kinsey stays on the case. She is befriended by Bobby's wealthy mother, his opportunistic stepfather and druggie, anoretic stepsister. She learns Bobby was having an affair with a friend of his mother's whose first husband had been killed in a suspicious burglary, and whose second is county pathologist. While the almost hard-boiled Kinsey ferrets out the ugly secrets behind Bobby's death, she's also trying to save her elderly landlord from the schemes of the scam-operating senior lady he's smitten with. Kinsey Millhone is nobody's fool; she's also sensitive, funny and very likable. Writing with a light, sure touch, Grafton has produced a fast-moving California story about quirky, believable people.

Grafton Sue  
Czerwony Smok

Były pracownik FBI Will Graham, znany ze swoich sukcesów w tropieniu seryjnych morderców, powraca do czynnej służby, aby dopomóc policji schwytać maniakalnego zabójcę kilku rodzin. Tymczasem tajemniczy zbrodniarz, pewny swojej bezkarności, wysyła prowadzącym śledztwo listy podpisane "Czerwony smok"…

Książka jest napisana bardzo ciekawie, gdyż Harris nie dąży do opisywania krwawych scen tylko zagłębia się nad psychiką ludzką, nad tym co nami kieruje, jaki wpływ na nasze życie ma dzieciństwo. Jak bardzo ludzie mogą być pozbawieni wyrzutów sumienia, skrupułów. Czy jeśli ktoś wyciągnie do nas pomocną dłoń to się opanujemy? nawrócimy? a może już jest za późno. Dzięki tej książce możemy poznać zło: wyrafinowane, brutalne, piekielnie inteligentne i okrutne. A postać Doktora smakuje wybitnie – fascynuje, zadziwia.

Harris Thomas  
обложка книги Clean Kill Clean Kill

On the heels of the New York Times bestselling Dead Shot comes the most thrilling installment of the Kyle Swanson series yet, in which an attempt at a new peace in the Middle East is shattered by an unknown attacker, and only Swanson can find out who's responsible

At a 15th Century castle outside Edinburgh, Scotland, Sir Geoffrey Cornwell is brokering an unprecedented agreement. Prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and the Israeli Foreign Minister are scheduled to sign an historic peace treaty – that is, until their meeting is violently interrupted by a missile strike that leaves the Foreign Minister of Israel dead and Cornwell and the Prince injured.

Gunnery Sergeant Kyle Swanson is running covert missions in the mountains of Pakistan when he's called away from duty. He leaves for the U.K., where he thwarts another attempt on the prince of Saudi Arabia's life. The attackers are Middle Eastern, but they aren't working for Al Qaeda – they're employed by foreign operatives opposed to the peace agreement and determined to claim Saudi oil reserves for themselves by whatever means necessary. Meanwhile, out of hiding and back from the dead comes Juba, one of the deadliest terrorists in the world and Kyle Swanson's nemesis, who is determined to exact revenge on the man who nearly took his life.

With scenes of tremendous suspense that span the globe, Clean Kill puts Swanson in the sights of a group whose greed and vengeance know no limits. But their deadly ambitions also bring them into his sights, which is the wrong place to be.

Coughlin Jack, Davis Donald A  
обложка книги Cold granite Cold granite MacBride Stuart Logan McRae  
обложка книги Crisis Crisis

When Dr. Craig Bowman is served with a summons for medical malpractice, he's shocked, enraged, and more than a little humiliated. A devoted physician who works continuously in the service of others, he endured grueling years of training and is now a partner in an exclusive concierge medical practice. No longer forced to see more and more patients while spending less and less time with each one just to keep his office door open, he now provides the kind of medical care he is trained to do, lavishing twenty-four-hour availability and personalized attention on his handpicked patients. And at last, he is earning a significant income, no longer burdened by falling reimbursements from insurance companies.But this idyllic practice comes to a grinding halt one sunny afternoon-and gets much, much worse.

Enter Dr. Jack Stapleton, a medical examiner in New York City and Bowman's brother-in-law: Jack's sister Alexis-now Craig's estranged wife-tearfully begs for his help as her husband's trial drags on. Jack agrees to travel to Boston to offer his forensic services and expert witness experience to Craig's beleaguered defense attorney. But when Jack's irreverent suggestion to exhume the corpse to disprove the alleged malpractice is taken seriously, he opens a Pandora's box of trouble. As Craig Bowman's life and career are put on the line, Jack is on the verge of making a most unwelcome discovery of tremendous legal and medical significance-and there are people who will do anything to keep him from learning the truth.

Cook Robin  
обложка книги Cause for Alarm Cause for Alarm

Kate and Richard Ryan have the perfect marriage, except that they cannot have a baby, until Julianna Starr gives her child to them, but when Julianna molds herself in Kate's image-trying to steal Richard-the nightmare begins.

Spindler Erica  
обложка книги Cień Poego Cień Poego

W październiku 1849 roku na małym cmentarzu w Baltimore odbywa się skromna uroczystość pogrzebowa z udziałem kilku zaledwie osób. Tak Ameryka żegna jednego ze swoich najwybitniejszych poetów i pisarzy – Edgara Allana Poego. Grób, w którym zostaje pochowany, pozostanie nie oznaczony. Opinia publiczna, prasa, a nawet znajomi zmarłego są zdania, że był on drugorzędnym pisarzem, doprowadzonym do smutnego końca przez chorobę alkoholową. Jedynie młody prawnik o nazwisku Quentin Clark, żarliwy wielbiciel talentu Poego, nie podziela tej opinii. By ocalić od zapomnienia tę postać i jej dzieło oraz wyjaśnić tajemnicę śmierci pisarza, rzuci na szalę własną karierę i reputację… Prowadząc prywatne śledztwo w tej sprawie, udaje się do Paryża. Tam niespodziewanie na jego drodze staje niebezpieczny – jak się wydaje – osobnik, podający się za pierwowzór detektywa Augusta Dupina, niezapomnianego bohatera Morderstwa przy Rue Morgue. Młody prawnik zostaje wplątany w sieć złowrogich machinacji, rozsnutą przez tajnych agentów, piękną morderczynię oraz skorumpowanych handlarzy niewolników… Przyszłość zawodowa i osobista Clarka jest poważnie zagrożona. Musi jak najszybciej uwolnić się od fatalnego związku z losem Poego!

Matthew Pearl (ur. 1975) jest absolwentem dwóch najbardziej prestiżowych uczelni amerykańskich: Harvardu i Yale. Ukończył filologię angielską i amerykańską oraz prawo. Wykłada literaturę i prowadzi warsztaty pisarskie na Uniwersytecie Harvarda, a także w Emerson College.

Pearl Matthew  
обложка книги Caminos Cruzados Caminos Cruzados

Un matrimonio de un pueblecito mexicano aparece brutalmente asesinado en su propia casa. Nadie puede hacerse a la idea de que estas cosas que suceden normalmente en la capital hayan acabado pasando en la tranquila población y menos que nadie el encargado de la investigación policial, Carvajal. Es entonces cuando aparece la agente de la policial federal, Marcia de Valcarcel, que informa a Carvajal de que el crimen se corresponde con el modus operandi de un asesino en serie al que hace bastante que persigue y al que ha apodado Calígula.

Por otro lado, en un pueblo cercano aparece una anciana con el cuello roto y con la caja fuerte donde guardaba sus joyas desvalijada. En esta ocasión es el teniente Arturo Palacios quien irá detrás del asesino «mataviejitas».

Las historias de las dos investigaciones se van entretejiendo con agilidad en la novela que resultó ganadora del Premio Internacional de Novela Negra L'H Confidencial 2010. En palabras del jurado «destaca el buen ritmo narrativo y la buena dosificación de ingredientes de la historia, que convierten Caminos cruzados en una novela ágil y con unos hilos argumentales bien trabados, que aseguran el interés de la historia hasta la última página».

Gamboa Erlantz  
обложка книги Crímenes para una exposición Crímenes para una exposición

La isla de Wight, un palco en la Ópera de Viena, los cayos del Caribe… Del pasado de la subinspectora Martina de Santo regresa un atractivo fantasma: Maurizio Amandi, pianista célebre por su talento, su vida disipada y su obsesión por la obra Cuadros para una exposición, del compositor ruso Modest Mussorgsky. La última gira de Amandi está coincidiendo con los asesinatos de una serie de anticuarios relacionados con él. Al reencontrarse con Martina de Santo, con quien vivió un amor adolescente, un nuevo crimen hará que las sospechas vuelvan a recaer sobre el artista. Martina de Santo deberá apelar a sus facultades deductivas y a su valor para desvelar el misterio y desenmascarar y dar caza al asesino.

Bolea Juan  
обложка книги Child 44 Child 44

A gripping novel about one man's dogged pursuit of a serial killer against the opposition of Stalinist state security forces, Child 44 is at once suspenseful and provocative. Tom Rob Smith's remarkable debut thriller powerfully dramatizes the human cost of loyalty, integrity, and love in the face of totalitarian terror.

A decorated war hero driven by dedication to his country and faith in the superiority of Communist ideals, Leo Demidov has built a successful career in the Soviet security network, suppressing ideological crimes and threats against the state with unquestioning efficiency. When a fellow officer's son is killed, Leo is ordered to stop the family from spreading the notion that their child was murdered. For in the official version of Stalin's worker's paradise, such a senseless crime is impossible – an affront to the Revolution. But Leo knows better: a murderer is at large, cruelly targeting children, and the collective power of the Soviet government is denying his existence.

Leo's doubt sets in motion a chain of events that changes his understanding of everything he had previously believed. Smith's deftly crafted plot delivers twist after chilling twist, as it lays bare the deceit of the regime that enveloped an impoverished people in paranoia. In a shocking effort to test Leo's loyalty, his wife, Raisa, is accused of being a spy. Leo's refusal to denounce her costs him his rank, and the couple is banished from Moscow. Humiliated, renounced by his enemies, and deserted by everyone save Raisa, Leo realizes that his redemption rests on finding the vicious serial killer who is eviscerating innocent children and leaving them to die in the bleak Russian woods.

The narrative unfolds at a breathless pace, exposing the culture of fear that turns friends into foes and forces families to hide devastating secrets. As Leo and Raisa close in on the serial killer, desperately trying to stay a step ahead of the government's relentless operatives, the reader races with them through a web of intrigue to the novel's heart-stopping conclusion.

Smith Tom Rob , Leo Demidov  
обложка книги Catopolis Catopolis

Seventeen original stories about the 'city of cats'

Set in a world that exists on the same plane as humans, yet is hidden from us, Catopolis introduces readers to an assortment of cats, ranging from a feline Seer who must take destiny into her own paws to defeat a dictatorial tomcat thug…to a black cat who can call upon the powers of the 'big cats' to wage a war against evil…to a cat who would be king…to the ins and outs of cat politics and the perils of using mice as ballots…to a cat burglar looking for a musical treasure for his 'boss.'

Cunningham Elaine, Byers Richard Lee, Rabe Jean, Greenwood Ed, Vardeman Robert E, Vaughan Elizabeth A, Friesner Esther M, Welch Christopher, Greenberg Martin Harry, Bingle Donald J, Deaver-Pack Janet, Carmien Edward, Martindale Lee, Genesse Paul, Paniccia Jana, Heard Bruce A, Tassin Marc, Stover Matthew Woodring, Wurts Janny  
обложка книги Campo De Sangre Campo De Sangre

Paddy Meehan, una joven de 18 años, trabaja como botones en un periódico de Glasgow y sueña con llegar a ser periodista. Un día, a la redacción llega la historia de la muerte de un niño a manos de dos chavales de diez y once años, pero Paddy ve pistas que indican que detrás de los dos chicos hay un adulto. Pronto se dará cuenta de que sus investigaciones pueden llevarla a un suicidio profesional, una crisis personal y, además, ponerla en grave peligro.

Mina Denise  
обложка книги Criminal Intent Criminal Intent

"When a priest with radical ideas and a parish council with traditional values lock horns over the beliefs they hold most sacred, there's bound to be controversy – and consequences. But murder crosses the line between committing a sin and committing a crime, turning a battle over faith into a battle for justice. And smack in the middle of the explosive case is Tulsa attorney Ben Kincaid." "Kincaid rescued Father Daniel Beale once before. When the priest's renegade views and violent temper nearly cost him his position as rector of St. Benedict's Church, Ben intervened and saved the day. Now Beale is the prime suspect in the brutal murder of a female parishioner – though lack of evidence has left the case unsolved. But as Father Beale struggles to escape the shadow of suspicion, another woman is savagely slaughtered. And this time, Ben himself discovers Beale literally red-handed… with the blood of the victim." "As Father Beale declares his innocence, Ben and his team feverishly work to build a defense that will deliver the man of God from a date with the death chamber. But each new revelation that emerges in the packed courtroom only serves to tilt the scales increasingly in the prosecution's favor. And Father Beale's own shocking testimony ignites a firestorm of controversy that could doom his last best hope for acquittal." In his heart and in his gut, Ben knows Father Beale is innocent. But proving it means taking a leap of faith that will plunge Ben into the whirlpools of dark secrets and dangerous intentions that surround St. Benedict's. And ultimately, it will force the idealistic attorney to confront the chilling face of evil in the most unexpected of places.

Bernhardt William , Ben Kincaid  
обложка книги Capitol Murder Capitol Murder

William Bernhardt's bestselling novels featuring Oklahoma defense attorney Ben Kincaid capture the bare-knuckles reality of high-stakes criminal defense, as lofty ideals of justice clash with power, corruption, and wealth. In Capitol Murder, Bernhardt's hard-charging hero takes on his most shocking, headline-making case yet.

Kincaid's legal success has earned him a dubious reward: a journey through the looking glass into the Beltway. Here, in the heart of the nation's capital, a powerful U.S. senator has been caught first in a sordid sex scandal, then in a case of murder.

Senate aide Veronica Cooper was found in a secret Senate office beneath the Capitol building, on Senator Todd Glancy's favorite couch, blood pouring from the knife wound in her throat. The young woman's death comes on the heels of the release of a sordid videotape depicting her and Senator Glancy in compromising positions.

With the senator's reputation in tatters, the evidence against him-as a sexual predator and possibly a killer-mounts. By the time a nationally televised murder trial begins, Kincaid and his team know they're facing the challenge of a lifetime. According to public opinion, and even in Kincaid's most private thoughts, Glancy is one more politician who cannot admit his own culpability.

But while a dramatic trial unfolds in the courtroom-loaded with pitfalls, traps, and an astounding betrayal-another trial is taking place on the mean streets of D.C., as Kincaid's investigator pursues a young woman who was a friend of Veronica Cooper's, plunging Kincaid into a bizarre world of Goths, sadomasochists, and a community of self-proclaimed vampires. Somewhere in this violent underworld lies the secret behind Veronica Cooper's demise… and the crux of Senator Glancy's innocence or guilt.

In a case that pits Kincaid and his freewheeling partner Christina McCall against the brutal machinery of Washington politics, the answers they seek are hidden in a murderous maze of lies and hidden motives. And in William Bernhardt's best novel yet, getting to the truth is an unparalleled experience in pure, satisfying suspense.

Bernhardt William  
обложка книги Cero Absoluto Cero Absoluto

En París, un cirujano norteamericano puede al fin vengar el brutal asesinato de su padre.

En Londres, un policía de Los Ángeles colabora con Scotland Yard en la investigación de una serie de decapitaciones.

En Ginebra, una joven doctora se ve envuelta en una historia de amor que cambiará su vida.

En Nuevo México, una terapeuta acompaña a un paciente muy especial de vuelta a Suiza.

En Alemania, un selecto grupo de empresarios se prepara para celebrar un hecho histórico.

Folsom Allan  
обложка книги Criminal Carma Criminal Carma

When California crook Robert Rivers sets his sights on a diamond necklace worth $250,000 belonging to socialite Evelyn Evermore in Thomas's entertaining second caper novel (after Criminal Paradise), Rivers soon learns he's not the only one with designs on it. After a rival thug foils Rivers's first attempt to steal the necklace, Rivers and his rough-hewn partner, Reggie England, regroup and learn that Evermore has become a follower of Baba Raba, a charismatic guru based in sunny Venice, Calif. From posh hotels to flop houses, from ashram meetings to complicated burglaries, Rivers keeps his eye on the prize, but not without an appealing touch of knight errantry. Baba Raba, charlatan or not, has impressive powers as well as his own agenda. Rivers is a cunning and resourceful thief capable of blending into his surroundings like a chameleon or meeting force with force when necessary. He does both with charm, wit and surprising decency.

Thomas Steven M  
обложка книги Concrete Gods Concrete Gods

What if life as you know it was a lie?

What if the world was not truly ours?

What if there were old gods dwelling in the earth beneath our feet?

And what if they came back?

From award-winning authors Kealan Patrick Burke and Harry Shannon comes a vision of the apocalypse that will make you question everything you thought you knew about the world in which we live.

Burke Kealan Patrick, Shannon Harry  
обложка книги Crimen De Autor Crimen De Autor

Cuando el escritor de novela negra Drew Danner despierta en la cama de un hospital y es acusado de asesinar a su ex novia, todo su mundo se derrumba. Acaba de ser operado de un tumor cerebral, y no sabe si es culpable o inocente.

A la vez protagonista y escritor, Danner «escribe» esta originalísima novela en un intento de reconstruir una trama en la que todo parece implicarle.

Con la ayuda de Chic -un jugador de béisbol fracasado-, Preston -su editor- y Lloyd -un perito criminalista que le asesoraba con sus novelas- tratará de resolver el misterio.

Hurwitz Gregg  
обложка книги Cuenta Atrás Cuenta Atrás

Latinoamérica es víctima de constantes desastes ecológicos: los rayos solares que atraviesan los agujeros de la capa ozono pueden quemar la piel humana en cuestión de minutos, muentras que los terremotos y los huracanes están a la orden del día. Un grupo de investigadores es enviado a una isla de las Galápagos con el objetivo de instalar unos detectores de actividad sísmica que permitan prevenir futuros seísmos y paliar de algún modo sus devastadores efectos. Como refuerzo y protección, les acompaña un equipo de soldados de la marina estadounidense.

Hurwitz Gregg  
обложка книги Comisión ejecutora Comisión ejecutora

Tim Rackley, un agente federal norteamericano, ve que su vida queda destrozada cuando asesinan a su hija. La polícia cuenta con numerosas pruebas contra el asesino, un hombre con problemas mentales y antecedentes penales llamado Kindell. Sin embargo, éste acaba librándose de la condena por un tecnicismo legal y queda en libertad. Rackley está convencido de que Kindell no actuó en solitario y en su desespero por encauzar su dolor, por entrar en la Comisión.

Hurwitz Gregg  
обложка книги Cut and Run Cut and Run

The most harrowing and deeply emotional thriller to date from bestselling author RIdley Pearson.

A spellbinding thriller pitting a U.S. federal marshal against the mob's most resourceful killer – in a race to save the woman he loves.

Six years ago witness protection agent Roland Larson did the unthinkable: he fell in love with Hope Stevens, a protected witness whose testimony had put away prominent members of the Romero crime family. They planned to "cut and run" together, escaping from both the government and the mob, but in the end only Hope ran-taking with her the daughter Larson never knew they had. Larson thought he would never see them again-but when the Romeros steal the master witness protection list from the Justice Department, Larson is put back on Hope's trail.

In a series of terrifying encounters, Larson matches wits with a brutally ingenious henchman who has kidnapped Hope and Larson's daughter in his ruthless quest to destroy Hope. For Larson, the stakes couldn't be higher – how can he continue to protect Hope, save the daughter he has never met, and prevent the mob from auctioning off the witness protection list, putting the lives of thousands of innocent people in jeopardy?

Taut and edge-of-the-seat compelling, Cut and Run is a unique thriller that skillfully blends romance and suspense – Ridley Pearson at his heart-pounding best.

Pearson Ridley  
обложка книги Cut and Run Cut and Run

The largest uncut diamond in the world, the Minstrel's Rough, is little more than legend. Brought into the Pepperkamp family in 1548, it has been handed down to one keeper in each generation. Juliana Fall has inherited its splendor from her uncle-and, unwittingly, its legacy of danger.

Juliana's mother wants nothing more than to bury her memories of the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. But with the diamond in her daughter's keeping, Juliana's safety becomes entangled in the secrets of the past.

There are others who seek the Minstrel's Rough.

A U.S. senator who will risk his career and face the ultimate scandal to claim its value. A Nazi collaborator willing to do anything to possess it. And a Vietnam war hero turned journalist, chasing the story of this mythic stone.

Now Juliana has only two choices: uncover the past before they do-or cut and run.

Neggers Carla  
обложка книги Cold Truth Cold Truth

TRUTH HAS DEADLY CONSEQUENCES

Twenty-six years ago, even before a series of brutal murders rocked the idyllic town of Bowers Inlet, Cassie Burke lost her parents, her sister, and nearly her own life to a transient befriended by her father. Back then, Cassie was a scared kid-now she's a homicide cop. Back then, the suspect was caught and convicted-he died in prison. But now the killing has started again. And all signs indicate that the Bayside Strangler has come back for more.

With too many victims and too few suspects, Cassie has her hands full investigating the case, while working through the old trauma it has brought to the surface. Luckily, FBI agent Rick Cisco is dispatched to lend support. Together, Cassie and Rick must uncover the link between the dark past and the dangerous present to bring this small town's long nightmare to an end. If they fail, an elusive fiend will slip back into the shadows… to watch and wait-and kill another day.

In matters of crime, there are many versions of the truth.

Stewart Mariah  
обложка книги Cold Pursuit Cold Pursuit

A prominent ambassador is killed in a suspicious hit-and-run in Washington, D.C.

Hours later, his stepdaughter vanishes in the mountains of northern New England.

Back in her hometown of Black Falls, Vermont, to do damage control on her career, Secret Service agent Jo Harper is drawn into the search. But her efforts face an unexpected challenge: Elijah Cameron.

With his military training and mountain rescue experience, Elijah knows the unforgiving terrain better than anyone. But he and Jo have been at odds forever – and Elijah believes the missing teenager isn't just lost.she's on the run.

Forced to work together, Jo and Elijah battle time and the elements in a race into the unforgiving mountains. The twists and turns awaiting them will take them closer to the explosive truth.and into the sights of a killer.

Neggers Carla  
обложка книги Cold Kill Cold Kill Leather Stephen Dan Spider Shepherd  
обложка книги Cuestión de fe Cuestión de fe

En pleno mes de agosto, el ispettore Vianello acude al despacho de Brunetti en busca de ayuda: su tía se ha puesto en manos de un adivino y la familia sospecha que, mediante una serie de ardides, éste le está sacando dinero. Mientras el detective escarba en un turbio negocio de manipulación, plagado de falsos videntes, consultores astrales y tarotistas, tiene lugar un asesinato en la ciudad: el muerto es Araldo Fontana, un ujier del Tribunal de Justicia al que se estaba investigando por su participación en una sutil trama de corrupción dentro de la monstruosa maquinaria judicial de Venecia. Brunetti se tendrá que valer de su intuición para navegar por un mundo de sugestión y descarado engaño, así como para enfrentarse a un caso de sangre, sobornos y sexo ilícito.

ón Donna  
обложка книги Capital Crimes Capital Crimes

Internationally bestselling husband and wife Jonathan and Faye Kellerman team up for a powerful one-two punch with Capital Crimes, a gripping pair of original crime thrillers.

MY SISTER'S KEEPER: BERKELEY

Some of progressive state representative Davida Grayson's views have made her unpopular. Although her foes are numerous no one suspects that any buttons Davida might push could evoke deadly force.

But now Davida lies brutally murdered in her office, and Berkeley homicide detectives Will Barnes and Amanda Isis must unravel Davida's complex, before the killer pulls off a repeat performance.

MUSIC CITY BREAKDOWN: NASHVILLE

Baker Southerby, the son of musicians, was a child prodigy performer. But something Baker won't talk about leads him to quit the honky-tonk circuit, become a Nashville cop, and never look back. His partner, Lamar Van Gundy, is a would-be studio bassist from up North who never quite made the cut in Music City, so instead earned himself a detective's badge. Now both men are members of Nashville PD's elite Murder Squad, with a solid record for solves. But when they catch a homicide that's high-profile even for a city where musical celebrity is routine, their skills are tested: Jack Jeffries, a rock legend who cast aside personal demons and emerged from retirement to perform at a charity benefit, has been discovered in a ditch near the Cumberland River, his throat slashed.

Kellerman Faye, Kellerman Jonathan  
Creature

A powerful high-tech company. A postcard-pretty company town. Families. Children. Sunshine. Happiness. A high school football team that never-ever loses. And something else. Something horrible… Now, there is a new family in town. A shy, nature-loving teenager. A new hometown. A new set of bullies. Maybe the team's sports clinic can help him. Rebuild him. They won't hurt him again. They won't dare.

Saul John  
Capital Crimes

Someone is out to kill the nation's high-level politicos in this electrifying new thriller in the bestselling Will Lee series.

Will Lee, the courageous and uncompromising senator from Georgia, is back – now as President of the United States, in this fifth book of the New York Times bestselling series. When a prominent conservative politician is killed inside his lakeside cabin, authorities have no suspect in sight. Then two more seemingly isolated deaths-achieved by very different means-are feared to be linked to the same murderer. With the help of his CIA director wife, Kate Rule Lee, Will is thrust in the middle of the deadly game to catch the most clever and professional of killers before he can strike again.

From a quiet D.C. suburb to the corridors of power to a deserted island hideaway in Maine, Will, Kate, and the FBI track their man and set a trap with extreme caution and care-and await the most dangerous kind of quarry, a killer with a cause to die for.

Woods Stuart  
обложка книги Cold Grave Cold Grave

A murder investigation frozen in time is beginning to melt.

November 1993. Scotland is in the grip of an ice-cold winter and the Lake of Menteith is frozen over. A young man and woman walk across the ice to the historic island of Inchmahome which lies in the middle of the lake. Only the man returns.

In the spring, as staff prepare the abbey ruins for summer visitors, they discover the body of a girl, her skull violently crushed.

Present day. Retired detective Alan Narey is still haunted by the unsolved crime. Desperate to relieve her ailing father's conscience, DS Rachel Narey risks her job and reputation by returning to the Lake of Menteith and unofficially reopening the cold case.

With the help of police photographer Tony Winter, Rachel prepares a dangerous gambit to uncover the killer's identity — little knowing who that truly is. Despite the freezing temperatures the ice cold case begins to thaw, and with it a tide of secrets long frozen in time are suddenly and shockingly unleashed.

Robertson Craig  
обложка книги Currency of Souls Currency of Souls

Welcome to Eddie’s Tavern, the only functioning waterhole in a near-dead town. Among the people you’ll meet tonight are: Tom, Milestone’s haunted lawman, who walks in the shadow of death; Gracie, the barmaid, a wannabe actress, doomed to spend her hours tending bar in a purgatory of her father’s making; Flo, the town seductress, who may or may not have murdered her husband; Cobb, a nudist awaiting an apology from the commune who cast him out; Wintry, the mute giant, whose story is told only in cryptic messages scribbled beneath newspaper headlines; Kyle, the kid, who keeps a loaded gun beneath the table; and Cadaver, who looks like a corpse, but smells real nice, and occupies his time counting stacks of pennies. And then there’s Reverend Hill, who will be in at eleven, regular as clockwork, to tell them who’s going to die, and who’s going to drive.

Welcome to Eddie’s, where tonight, for the first time in three years, nothing will go according to plan.

Burke Kealan Patrick  
обложка книги Cross My Heart Cross My Heart

James Patterson raises the stakes to their highest level, ever-when Alex Cross becomes the obsession of a genius of menace set on proving that he is the greatest mind in the history of crime.

Detective Alex Cross is a family man at heart-nothing matters more to him than his children, his grandmother, and his wife Bree. His love of his family is his anchor, and gives him the strength to confront evil in his work. One man knows this deeply, and uses Alex's strength as a weapon against him in the most unsettling and unexpected novel of James Patterson's career.

When the ones Cross loves are in danger, he will do anything to protect them. If he does anything to protect them, they will die.

CROSS MY HEART is the most powerful Alex Cross novel ever, propelled by the ever-ingenious mind of James Patterson, the world's #1 bestselling writer.

Patterson James Alex Cross  
обложка книги Choked Choked

Detective Inspector Phil Brennan and criminal psychologist Marina Esposito have just returned from their honeymoon and are spending the Easter weekend in Suffolk with their baby daughter Josephina and Phil's adoptive parents.

But their rural idyll is cruelly destroyed. After a devastating arson attack on the cottage, Josephina goes missing.

With Phil in a coma, Marina is alone when she receives the first phonecall.The kidnappers say that if Marina ever wants to see her daughter alive again, she has to do exactly what they say…

Carver Tania Detective Inspector Philip Brennan  
обложка книги Cartwheel Cartwheel

Written with the riveting storytelling of authors like Emma Donoghue, Adam Johnson, Ann Patchett, and Curtis Sittenfeld, Cartwheel is a suspenseful and haunting novel of an American foreign exchange student arrested for murder, and a father trying to hold his family together.

When Lily Hayes arrives in Buenos Aires for her semester abroad, she is enchanted by everything she encounters: the colorful buildings, the street food, the handsome, elusive man next door. Her studious roommate Katy is a bit of a bore, but Lily didn’t come to Argentina to hang out with other Americans.

Five weeks later, Katy is found brutally murdered in their shared home, and Lily is the prime suspect. But who is Lily Hayes? It depends on who’s asking. As the case takes shape—revealing deceptions, secrets, and suspicious DNA—Lily appears alternately sinister and guileless through the eyes of those around her: the media, her family, the man who loves her and the man who seeks her conviction. With mordant wit and keen emotional insight, Cartwheel offers a prismatic investigation of the ways we decide what to see—and to believe—in one another and ourselves.

In Cartwheel, duBois delivers a novel of propulsive psychological suspense and rare moral nuance. No two readers will agree who Lily is and what happened to her roommate. Cartwheel will keep you guessing until the final page, and its questions about how well we really know ourselves will linger well beyond.

A USA Today Pick for Biggest Books of the Fall • A Pick for The Millions’ Most Anticipated Books of 2013

“A tabloid tragedy elevated to high art.”

Entertainment Weekly

“[A] compelling, carefully crafted, and, most importantly, satisfying novel.”

Bustle
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Starred Review

Lily Hayes, 21, is a study-abroad student in Buenos Aires. Her life seems fairly unexceptional until her roommate, Katy, is brutally murdered, and Lily, charged with the crime, is remanded to prison pending her trial. But is she guilty, and who is Lily, really? To find answers to these questions, the novel is told from multiple points of view—not only that of Lily but also that of her family; of sardonic Sebastien, the boy with whom she has been having an affair; and of the prosecutor in the case. In the process, it raises even more questions. What possible motive could Lily have had? Why, left momentarily alone after her first interrogation, did she turn a cartwheel? And has she, as her sister asserts, always been weird? In her skillful examination of these matters, the author does an excellent job of creating and maintaining a pervasive feeling of foreboding and suspense.

Sometimes bleak, duBois’ ambitious second novel is an acute psychological study of character that rises to the level of the philosophical, specifically the existential. In this it may not be for every reader, but fans of character-driven literary fiction will welcome its challenges. Though inspired by the Amanda Knox case, Cartwheel is very much its own individual work of the author’s creative imagination.

—Michael Cart
DuBois Jennifer  
обложка книги Command Authority Command Authority

The #1 New York Times-bestselling author and master of the modern day thriller returns with his All-Star team.

There’s a new strong man in Russia but his rise to power is based on a dark secret hidden decades in the past. The solution to that mystery lies with a most unexpected source, President Jack Ryan.

Clancy Tom, Greaney Mark Jack Ryan  
обложка книги Counter Attack Counter Attack

Lured out of retirement, super-spy Alan "Mac" McQueen is on a mission in this fourth adventure to thwart the ambitions of one man to overthrow the Chinese government and reduce Asia to radioactive ashes

Australia's super-spy, Alan McQueen, has been lured out of retirement. Any dreams Mac has a of a cozy office job are shattered when he's dispatched to Singapore to oversee a covert mission. When things go disastrously wrong, he not only has to defend his reputation in Australia but also stay out of jail in Vietnam. From the leafy suburbs of Singapore to the mean streets of Saigon, from the political infighting of Canberra to the old killing fields of Northern Cambodia, Mac has to use all his cunning and a few unusual alliances to get to the bottom of a conspiracy that could throw the world into a thermo-nuclear showdown. When nothing is what it seems, and death is only one mistake away, Mac finds himself both hunter and hunted as he pursues a truth that could save millions of lives.

Abernethy Mark Alan McQueen  
обложка книги Carrie's run Carrie's run Kaplan Andrew Homeland  
обложка книги Counterspy Counterspy

An escaped terrorist is after intelligence officer Will Cochrane on U.S. soil-saying Will is the one who killed his leader-but Will knows there has to be more to this story. Will gets close enough to shut the man down, but when he does, that act opens the door to yet another, much more dangerous surprise…

Dunn Matthew  
обложка книги Capitol offence Capitol offence Bernhardt William Ben Kincaid  
обложка книги Cimarron Rose Cimarron Rose

Billy Bob Holland, the protagonist of Cimarron Rose, is an attorney in the dusty Texas town of Deaf Smith. An ex-Texas Ranger (cop, not ball-player) who mistakenly killed his partner during a drug bust, Holland is jolted from his brooding when his estranged illegitimate son is accused of the rape and murder of a party girl. He takes the case, of course, and things get complicated mighty quick. On a hunch only a father could believe, Holland is sure his son is being railroaded. Doggedly pursuing the truth, he runs afoul of sadistic cops, a powerful family, and the euphoniously-named Garland T. Moon, a feral thug with something to hide. Luckily, the folks on his team are just as tough. Burke's book isn't gritty realism-Holland's dead partner visits him often-but the characters ring true in a weird way. They are quirky and appealing, and even the criminals make good company while the whodunit unfolds.

Burke James Lee , Billy Bob Halland  
обложка книги Cross Cross

Cross (kros/ noun, verb, adjective) means an ancient instrument of torture, or, in a very bad humour, or, a punch thrown across an opponent's punch. Jack Taylor brings death and pain to everyone he loves. His only hope of redemption – his surrogate son, Cody – is lying in hospital in a coma. At least he still has Ridge, his old friend from the Guards, though theirs is an unorthodox relationship. When she tells him that a boy has been crucified in Galway city, he agrees to help her search for the killer. Jack's investigations take him to many of his old haunts where he encounters ghosts, dead and living. Everyone wants something from him, but Jack is not sure he has anything left to give. Maybe he should sell up, pocket his Euros and get the hell out of Galway like everyone else seems to be doing. Then the sister of the murdered boy is burned to death, and Jack decides he must hunt down the killer, if only to administer his own brand of rough justice.

Bruen Ken Jack Taylor  
обложка книги Consumed Consumed

David Cronenberg—the celebrated Canadian film director, lauded by The New York Times for creating “some of the best, most challenging, most unusual English-language films of the last twenty years,” and named a chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters in France—turns his remarkable talent to the haunting, disturbing intersection of desire and decay in Consumed, his highly anticipated debut novel.

In the book—filled, artfully messy Paris apartment of the famous French intellectuals Celestine and Aristide Arosteguy, an astonishing discovery is made—the grisly, butchered remains of Celestine, partially eaten. Her husband, sought by police for questioning, is nowhere to be found.

Naomi Seberg, a young journalist, embarks upon a quest to uncover the truth of Celestine’s death and Aristide’s role in it. She travels to Tokyo to interview the suspected cannibal, while her boyfriend, Nathan Math, a medical journalist, seduces the cancer patient of a controversial Hungarian doctor and contracts a sexually transmitted disease. He traces the famous discoverer of the diseases to Forest Hill Village in Toronto, where he encounters the most interesting journalistic subject of all.

In energetic, inventive, and provocative prose, Cronenberg creates an extraordinary, sexually charged novel of dark impulses and appetites that reminds us that the boundaries of lover and beloved aren’t nearly as defined as we believe them to be.

Cronenberg David  
обложка книги Code Name November Code Name November

The classic bestselling thriller that introduced the November Man…

Devereaux. Both target and triggerman, pawn and master player, the spy who can never come in from the cold…

Devereaux. Code name November. Brilliant, lethally cool operative. Years ago regarded as one of America's most valuable security assets. Now courted by the KGB, attacked by the CIA. Your mission: foil the planned assassination of England's richest man and its prime minister in a treacherous war of shadows on the Irish Sea, where the first loyalty is to yourself. And the wrong move can be your last…

Granger Bill November Man  
обложка книги Cold is the Sea Cold is the Sea

Hailed as heart stopping and almost unbearably suspenseful, Edward L. Beach's third novel is set fifteen years after the end of World War II as the US Navy converts its fleet of conventional submarines to nuclear-powered ships. The book focuses on the USS Cushing, whose sixteen missile silos carry more explosive power than all the munitions used in both world wars. The submarine is on a secret mission to the Arctic Ocean to determine whether her missiles are effective when fired from beneath the ice. When the Cushing is incapacitated with a suspicious Russian sub lurking in the vicinity, the scene is set for a dramatic novel rich in all the technical detail and submarine lore that have entertained millions of readers of Captain Beach's other fictional works.

Beach Edward L  
обложка книги Cibola Cibola

1539-

In a remote Spanish outpost, one man holds the secret to the greatest treasure and deadliest secret in human history.

Utah, Present Day

Cave paintings in a newly-discovered Indian site provide evidence that Christ visited the New World. Or do they? Dane Maddock returns in another unforgettable adventure! When Dane rescues beautiful archaeologist Jade Ihara, he joins her on asearch for the legendary Seven Cities of Cibola. Cibola takes the reader on a journey across the American southwest, where the ruins of the mysterious Anasazi hide deadly secrets, and foes lurk around every corner. Dane and his partner "Bones" Bonebrake must decipher clues from the fabled Copper Scroll, outwit their enemies, and be the first to unlock the secret of Cibola.

Wood David Dane Maddock  
обложка книги Constantine Legacy Constantine Legacy

Jake Dillon, in his inaugural adventure thriller, is brought into the headquarters of Ferran & Cardini under the pretense of investigating a Cabinet Minister's sunken cruiser and its compromising cargo. At the bottom of the English Channel, not far from Sandbanks, Jake and his team find more than they bargained for! Entwined within the brief of keeping the Cabinet Minster's reputation intact is a dangerous operation to pass off a deal with the Sicilian Mafia. Jake puts his life on the line once again to go beyond the call of duty to protect more than just a minister's public image! While based in Sandbanks Jake's investigations bring him face to face with a generation of hate-fuelled revenge, greed and international drug deals that operate under a covert cloak of respectability. Calling in favours and using the best of his well-established contacts Jake starts to see beyond the brief. Partnered with his highly able colleague Vince Sharp and also seemingly 'landed' with agent Fiona Price, who has her own agenda that unfolds with every turn of this action-packed novel, Jake makes progress that unnerves even his stony-faced employers. The action bounds by land and sea, the length of the UK to the Balearics and Africa… Can the drug barons in Dorset force Jake's hand and how long will it take before the stench of blackmail and murder cloud every lead, leaving the ex-army intelligence officer wondering who he can trust within his undercover lair — if in fact anyone? This epic thriller sees the true colours the KGB, greed, the Sicilian Mafia, international drug cartels, the Bosnian conflict, duplicitous forgery and ultimately blackmail at the highest level!

Towning Andrew Jake Dillon Adventure  
обложка книги Chimera Code Chimera Code

From Scotland to Sandbanks and Santorini Jake Dillon is lured into another thrilling assignment opposing an inimitable yet unseen adversary — the ultimate destructive technology — The Chimera Code!

Escaping death and cheating Assassins Dillon seeks out those that demand the destruction of 'Scorpion' — the British Government's secret organisation that exists to fight a covert war against fanatics of every faith and political persuasion. Dillon's extraordinary skills wreak havoc amongst his adversaries, traitors and terrorists alike, against all the odds in a bid to stop the unleashing of the ultimate viral weapon, and the global institutional and personal meltdown that will surely follow… This, some would say, is the closest we have come to the 'real' Jake Dillon. This journey sees him chasing an invisible enemy and along the way Jake reveals some of the inner demons that make him the urban warrior that he is. Accompanied by Vince Sharpe, and some familiar accomplices from his past, Jake leaves the sanctuary of his Scottish home to halt the power of a double turncoat ex-KGB spy and an international terrorist of middle-eastern origin. This toxic team has developed the inimitable Chimera Code under the guise of a British Government initiative! The Chimera Code is incredibly powerful — it is a programme that is able to gain access and interact with any computer programme or database — encrypted or not — in the blink of an eye. It can isolate any computer by accessing every available on-line resource. It then up-loads a tiny piece of mal-ware that eventually destroys the hard drive. But not before taking control of the system and downloading every single piece of data on it — it also is self-perpetuating and can morph and develop itself so that there is no anti virus software in the land that can combat its power or 'virtual intellect'.

With a deadly army of Assassins behind the complex international threat Jake finds himself, and those close to him, in mortal danger. His cunning and experience is pushed beyond limits that previously didn't exist in this action-packed novel that fights its battles on the waves, in the air and on terra firma across the globe! Rules were made to be broken in this Dillon thriller!

Towning Andrew Jake Dillon Adventure  
обложка книги Covenant Covenant

IT'S THE BIGGEST DISCOVERY IN HISTORY… BUT THERE ARE SOME THINGS MAN WAS NEVER MEANT TO KNOW.


When archaeologist Lucy Morgan uncovers a seven-thousand-year-old tomb holding remains alien to our world, she realizes she has stumbled upon something important, something with the potential to rewrite history. But before Lucy can retrieve the remains, she's abducted.

A former war correspondent in Iraq and Afghanistan, Ethan Warner has seen much action in the line of fire. Now back home in Chicago, he's hoping to finally pick up the pieces of his broken life and begin to lead a more normal existence. But when called upon by Lucy's family to help find her, he knows he cannot let them down. Especially since he knows firsthand what it's like to have a loved one go missing.

Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., detectives Nicola Lopez and Lucas Tyrell are called to an abandoned building to check out a possible homicide. What at first glance appears to be the bodies of overdose victims in a crack den is instead something more sinister. How is it possible that these emaciated, naked bodies rotting in the sweltering heat of August show signs of hypothermia?

Working independently, Ethan and the detectives each discover that a shadowy corporation may have something to do with Lucy's disappearance and the mysterious bodies. And Ethan soon realizes that it's not just Lucy's life that's at stake but the fate of the world, and he must risk everything to stop those willing to alter the course of history, before it's too late.


In the tradition of books by Michael Crichton and James Rollins, Covenant combines science, suspense, and ingenious speculation to create an action-packed blockbuster not to be missed.

Crawford Dean Ethan Warner  
обложка книги Cold as Ice Cold as Ice

DC Ebony Willis must relive her own troubled past as she goes undercover to ensnare a ruthless and twisted killer

When Tracy Collins agrees to meet up with the daughter she gave up for adoption more than twenty years ago, she is overjoyed to have the chance to kindle a relationship with her grandson, Jackson. But when Danielle suddenly disappears, leaving Tracy to look after Jackson, her new-found happiness is replaced by a living nightmare.

When a young woman’s body is found frozen beneath the ice in a canal in North London, DI Dan Carter and DC Ebony Willis are worried it could be Danielle. But when Tracy receives a phonecall from a mysterious man, she receives terrible confirmation that Danielle, though alive, is in terrible danger.

With time running out for Danielle, Ebony Willis must go undercover to infiltrate Danielle’s circle of friends. But playing the single mother is a role that is all too familiar for Ebony, and she’ll have to draw on every ounce of strength to deliver Danielle’s killer to the police, before the weight of her own past pulls her under.

‘By the end of this book I was literally gasping for breath! Totally gripping’ Crimesquad.com

‘A gritty and atmospheric read’ Closer

Weeks Lee DC Ebony Willis  
обложка книги Cloudburst Cloudburst

In Los Angeles, the president is killed in a brazen terrorist suicide attack. Halfway across the globe, an American airliner is hijacked by another group of Middle Eastern extremists and forced to make a brief stop in Libya. Events that are first seen as unconnected soon are proven to be part of an interconnected plan to strike at the heart of the United States.

On opposite coasts, FBI Agent Art Jefferson and National Security Adviser Bud DiContino race to manage situations as they spiral toward disaster. With the hijacked airliner racing toward the United States, its cargo hold filled with what intelligence analysts believe is a nuclear weapon, the only hope for the passengers' lives comes in the form of an audacious rescue plan to be executed by the highly secretive Delta Force.

From its pulse-pounding opening to its action-packed climax, Cloudburst grabs you and will not let go. Ranging from the violent assassination of the President on the streets of Los Angeles to covert action against terrorist havens in North Africa, from the halls of power in Washington to a hijacked airliner racing toward the heart of the United States, Cloudburst takes the reader on a riveting journey as FBI agents and elite counterterrorist units fight a desperate battle to save millions of innocents, and bring those responsible to justice.

Pearson Ryne Douglas Art Jefferson Thriller  
обложка книги Chaos Chaos

To locate his missing friend, former urban archaeologist Cy Reed must piece together his shattered life and return to the one place on earth he truly fears… Manhattan.

Soon, he's storming through flooded subway tunnels, discovering a lost laboratory, battling a mysterious man-eating beast, and scaling a mountainous skyscraper. But as he plunges deeper into the strange and murky legends surrounding a piece of forgotten technology, he begins to untangle a staggering conspiracy.

More than sixty years ago, a Nazi physicist created a weapon capable of setting the world aflame. Now, a diabolical industrialist plans to finish the job. At stake is the future of a nation… millions of innocent lives… and one man's final chance at redemption.

Meyer David Cy Reed Adventures  
обложка книги Critical Dawn Critical Dawn

Some mysteries should stay buried.

A centuries old plan unfolds.

Archaeologists Pippa Quinn and Charlie Jackson find advanced technology in undisturbed 16th Century graves. A portent, the discovery precedes thousands of giant sinkholes opening up across the globe as extreme weather threatens the population. Charlie suspects the two are related.

Pippa, Charlie, and the rest of humanity will have to fight for survival, sacrificing the life they’ve known to protect Earth from an ancient and previously dormant enemy. Even that might not be enough as this new enemy exacts a plan that will change the course of humankind forever.

Critical Dawn is an apocalyptic ride to the very edge of human existence. Factions will battle for control of the Earth—if they can avoid the threat of extinction.

“Five stars! Epic sci-fi thriller with twists, scares, and non-stop action that’ll have you up ’til dawn!”

— David W. Wright co-author of the Yesterday’s Gone and WhiteSpace series.

Critical Dawn will consume you and not let you go until the very end. This is War of the Worlds if the aliens did not get sick and die, and it’s not just the aliens you have to worry about. Immensely enjoyable.”

— M. L. Banner, author of Stone Age.
From the Author

The second book in the series, Critical Path, is now out: www.amazon.com/dp/B00P73OGNM

Wearmouth Darren A, Barnes Colin F Critical  
обложка книги Cronos Rising Cronos Rising

John Purkiss, the Ratcatcher, returns in book 5 of the bestselling action thriller series


On a grey morning in October, a Turkish Airlines flight explodes over Germany minutes after taking off from Frankfurt Airport. All 184 passengers are killed.

As the world reacts with outrage to this act of terrorism, John Purkiss, hunter of rogue spies, finds himself responding in a more personal way.

His employer, mentor, and friend, Quentin Vale, was on board the flight…

Cut off from his usual support system, Purkiss goes on the run, the target of a deadly assassin known as the Ferryman who will stop at nothing to achieve his aim. With assistance from his old ally, the damaged and unstable Tony Kendrick, and two unexpected — and possibly untrustworthy — other sources, Purkiss uncovers a terrifying conspiracy called Cronos, which is intertwined inseparably with Purkiss's own past, and which leads him via the Cycladean islands to Athens for a last, nerve-shredding showdown.


Spanning an entire continent, and three decades of murky history, CRONOS RISING is the latest and most epic adventure so far in the acclaimed John Purkiss espionage series.

Stevens Tim John Purkiss  
обложка книги Critical Path Critical Path

Destroying the croatoan’s seat of power has grave consequences.

Earth is recovering after Denver and his group managed to stamp out the immediate alien threat. Now, Denver and his team, stationed in a liberated croatoan farm, plan to restore humanity as the dominant force. But when shocking information comes to light, they set off on an immediate mission north.

Earth faces destruction, unless bitter enemies can work together.

The team encounter a hybrid city, where humans and croatoans live and work together. It’s here in this strange new civilisation that Denver discovers there’s a bigger threat to the planet than the aliens already on the surface: something far more terrible is coming. It’ll be a race against the clock to defeat this new threat and Denver will need all the help he can get.

Critical Path is the exciting sequel to Critical Dawn.

Wearmouth Darren A, Barnes Colin F Critical  
обложка книги Critical Path Critical Path

Destroying the croatoan’s seat of power has grave consequences.

Earth is recovering after Denver and his group managed to stamp out the immediate alien threat. Now, Denver and his team, stationed in a liberated croatoan farm, plan to restore humanity as the dominant force. But when shocking information comes to light, they set off on an immediate mission north.

Earth faces destruction, unless bitter enemies can work together.

The team encounter a hybrid city, where humans and croatoans live and work together. It’s here in this strange new civilisation that Denver discovers there’s a bigger threat to the planet than the aliens already on the surface: something far more terrible is coming. It’ll be a race against the clock to defeat this new threat and Denver will need all the help he can get.

Critical Path is the exciting sequel to Critical Dawn.

Wearmouth Darren A, Barnes Colin F Critical  
обложка книги Combat Combat

As the world moves into the next millennium, the United States finds itself at the forefront of this new age, policing not only its own shores but the rest of the world as well. And spearheading this overwatch are the men and women of America's armed forces, the "troops on the wall," who will go anywhere, anytime, and do whatever it takes to protect not only our nation but the rest of the free world.

Now, for the first time, Combat brings the best military-fiction authors together to reveal how war will be fought in the twenty-first century. From the down and dirty "ground-pounders" of the U.S. Armored Cavalry to the new frontiers of warfare, including outer space and the Internet, ten authors whose novels define the military-fiction genre have written all-new short stories about the men and women willing to put their lives on the line for freedom:

Larry Bond takes us into the wild frontier of space warfare, where American soldiers fight a dangerous zero-gee battle with a tenacious enemy that threatens every free nation on Earth.

Dale Brown lets us inside a world that few people see, that of a military promotion board, and shows us how the fate of an EB-52 Megafortress pilot's career can depend on a man he's never met, even as the pilot takes on the newest threat to American forces in the Persian Gulf-a Russian stealth bomber.

James Cobb finds a lone U.S. Armored Cavalry scout unit that is the only military force standing between a defenseless African nation and an aggressive Algerian recon division.

Stephen Coonts tells of the unlikely partnership between an ex-Marine sniper and a female military pilot who team up to kill the terrorists who murdered her parents. But, out in the Libyan desert, all is not as it seems, and these two must use their skills just to stay alive.

Harold W. Coyle reports in from the front lines of the information war, where cyberpunks are recruited by the U.S. Army to combat the growing swarm of hackers and their shadowy masters who orchestrate their brand of online terrorism around the world.

David Hagberg brings us another Kirk McGarvey adventure, in which the C.I.A. director becomes entangled in the rising tensions between China and Taiwan. When a revolutionary leader is rescued from a Chinese prison, the Chinese government pushes the United States to the brink of war, and McGarvey has to make a choice with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.

Dean Ing reveals a scenario that could have been torn right from today's headlines. In Oakland, a private investigator teams up with a bounty hunter and F.B.I. agent to find a missing marine engineer. What they uncover is the shadow of terrorism looming over America and a conspiracy that threatens thousands of innocent lives.

Ralph Peters takes us to the war-torn Balkan states, where a U.S. Army observer sent to keep an eye on the civil war is taken on a guided tour of the country at gunpoint. Captured by the very people he is there to monitor, he learns just how far people will go for their idea of freedom.

R.J. Pineiro takes us to the far reaches of space, where a lone terrorist holds the world hostage from a nuclear missle-equipped platform. To stop him, a pilot agrees to a suicidal flight into the path of an orbital laser with enough power to incinerate her space shuttle.

Barrett Tillman takes us to the skies with a group of retired fighter jocks brought back for one last mission-battling enemy jets over the skies of sunny California.

Ing Dean, Coonts Stephen, Brown Dale, Peters Ralph, Cobb James, Bond Larry, Hagberg David, Coyle Harold W, Pineiro R J, Tillman Barrett  
обложка книги Capitol Punishment Capitol Punishment

In a sparsely populated area north of Los Angeles, the police are summoned to a medical emergency. They arrive to find a man sprawled on the sidewalk with no indications of injury, or of life. What happens next sets off a deadly chain of events that takes the FBI on a desperate cross-country investigation. In Capitol Punishment, Special Agents "Frankie" Aguirre and Art Jefferson are in pursuit of a white supremacist — John Barrish — who has in his arsenal a nerve agent so lethal that the smallest amounts can cause mass death. Barrish has struck before — in the St. Anthony's shooting, when four black children were killed in cold blood on their way to church. Now he is bolder, and his plan for destruction goes far beyond simple homicide. Barrish plans to strike a blow to the heart of the American government in Washington, D.C.

Pearson Ryne Douglas Art Jefferson Thriller  
обложка книги Crown Jewel: The Battle for the Falklands Crown Jewel: The Battle for the Falklands

The Falkland Islands are a British Overseas Territory that are located some 400 miles off Argentina’s Patagonian coastline.

Argentina calls the remote and windswept South Atlantic archipelago 'Las Islas Malvinas,' and has never recognized London’s claim.

In 1982, Argentina initiated a campaign to bring Las Islas Malvinas back into the fold, calling it 'Operación Rosario.'

Despite initial success, the invasion and occupation failed, and the British were able to hold on to their remnant of Empire.

Despite this defeat, however, Argentina has never abandoned its claim to the islands…

Argentina, nursing a wounded economy, coveting the Falkland’s rich oil deposits, and influenced by a former Nazi, invades once again!

British Crown Prince Albert — an attack helicopter pilot fresh off a haunting tour of Afghanistan — is sent to the Falklands for a royal visit, and an affirmation of London’s commitment to the territory and its subjects. Caught in the unfolding operation, Prince Albert must face personal demons, as well as the Argentine commando sent to hunt him down.


This novella is an exciting action-filled military thriller that incorporates real places, tactics, and weapons.

Bleichert Peter von  
обложка книги Code Name Antares Code Name Antares

Moscow wants them. Afghanistan needs them. Ten top secret weapons developed by the U.S. Navy. A traitor, working somewhere within the DoD, has made an initial offer to the Russians: the weapons in exchange for — nothing. While the Russians are suspicious, they decide to proceed with the transaction.

The assignment is turned over to Russia's newest operative. "Antares" is prepared to take on his first mission: liberate the weapons from the Americans. He devises an ingenious plan. With odds stacked against him, he's confident he can pull it off. Success is within reach.

All that's standing in his way: Grant Stevens and Team Alpha Tango. Assigned to the mission by the President, Stevens and the Team are tasked with preventing the weapons from reaching their intended destinations, finding the Russian, and the traitor.

Encountering obstacles, frustration, and surprises at nearly every turn, Stevens and Alpha Tango must try and outwit Antares. What none of them realize is another important, unpredictable "player" is ready to cast itself into the deadly fray. Fate.

Fredric Jamie Grant Stevens  
обложка книги Combustion Combustion

Los Angeles. Traffic clogs the streets. Smog chokes the city.

And Zac Bunsen is going to burn it all down.


On a ruthless quest to save the planet, Bunsen releases the Swarm, an airborne nanotech virus that targets combustion engines and detonates their fuel supply. It is spectacularly, appallingly successful.

Terror and chaos reign as the City of Angels explodes. Every vehicle is now a deadly bomb and every freeway a war zone littered with bodies and twisted wrecks.

NASA astronaut Judd Bell and his best mate, Aussie chopper pilot Corey Purchase, must navigate the burning city in a desperate mission to stop Bunsen before he can execute the last phase of his horrific plan and send mankind back to the Stone Age.

Worland Steve Judd Bell and Corey Purchase  
обложка книги Code of Conduct Code of Conduct

Number-one New York Times best-selling author Brad Thor presents his greatest thriller ever-an action-packed literary tour de force!


Hidden deep within one of the world's most powerful organizations is a secret committee with a devastating agenda. Its members are afforded incredible protections-considered elites, untouchables.

But when four seconds of video is captured halfway around the world and anonymously transmitted to DC, covert wheels are set in motion, and counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath is tapped to undertake the deadliest assignment of his career.

What begins as a favor will evolve into a globe-spanning drama of highly personal stakes played out against a backdrop of stunning international intrigue, duplicitous political gamesmanship, and the darkest, most clandestine fears of the espionage world.

With razor-sharp plotting, richly rendered characters, and heart-stopping surprises on every page, Thor isn't just at the top of his game-he owns the entire genre.

Thor Brad Scot Harvath  
обложка книги Carrier Carrier

ATLANTIC BATTLE ZONE

In the sequel to FRIGATE, his frighteningly authentic novel of modern naval warfare, John Wingate describes a massive sea confrontation in the open ferocity of the Atlantic. Now on board the aging aircraft-carrier Furious under the command of Captain Trevellion, Lieutenant Gamble and Aircrewman Osgood battle to save a vital Canadian convoy.

Focusing on the role of a sea king helicopter, "Carrier" describes a week of gruelling raids and attacks involving choppers, sea harriers and the aircraft-carrier 'Furious', culminating in a devastating conflict. Using his intensive knowledge of the Royal Navy and the men who serve in it, John Wingate has created a dramatic and realistic picture of modern sea warfare.

Wingate John Royal Navy  
обложка книги Crusader's Gold Crusader's Gold

‘It’s a bad girl’s world, sweetie, and I’m way badder than you.’


Crusader's Gold is Alicia Myles’ second outing with the Gold team, and brings her up against two ruthless new enemies. Kenzie is an ex-Mossad relic smuggler without an ounce of conscience. Daniel Riley is the worst of Michael Crouch’s past: a British soldier become a terrorist.

Thousands of years ago two great treasures were lost, beginning their fateful and blood-soaked journey through history. Contested for and owned by emperors, kings and generals they became legendary playthings for the rich.

Now, as new clues are unearthed and a quest undertaken, Alicia and her team must embark on their most puzzling, dangerous and action-packed adventure yet. From Istanbul and the Hagia Sophia to Venice, from the Louvre to London’s Hyde Park, they battle two enemies as they pursue an ancient trail that leads to the greatest single lost treasure in history.

Leadbeater David Alicia Myles  
обложка книги Cold Frame Cold Frame

Three Washington, D.C. police detectives investigate a government official's murder and uncover a secret sect devoted to sanctioned assassinations of enemies of America.


An American government official dies suddenly in a Washington restaurant, but the coroner cannot determine a cause of death. When a second bureaucrat dies, Metro detective Av Smith discovers that both were members of a committee known only as DMX. DMX operates in total secrecy, and its mission is to target foreign terrorists for elimination. Detective Smith is determined to pursue both murder cases, even if it means butting heads with Carl Mandeville, the alpha wolf of DMX. As Smith delves deeper and deeper, he finds himself the target of a plot that goes well beyond DMX- and reaches into the darkest areas of the government.

Set in contemporary Washington, D.C. amidst the immense counter-terrorism bureaucracy, Cold Frame is a compelling thriller by a masterful novelist with insider knowledge of how the military, federal, and local intelligence agencies work… or don’t.

Deutermann P T  
обложка книги Clean Cut Clean Cut

Dedicated, intuitive and utterly obsessive, DCI James Langton is ruthless in his pursuit of a gang of illegal immigrants, killers of a young prostitute. When he is horrifically, almost fatally injured by one of them, it falls upon DI Anna Travis to put her own career on hold as she nurses him through his intense frustration and desperation to bring his would-be murderer to justice. Then Anna is assigned to a different case, the brutal killing of a quiet, studious woman whose body was discovered by her daughter returning home from school. A senseless attack with no obvious motive or immediate suspect. Until, chillingly, the case becomes unexpectedly linked with Langton's and Anna finds herself under similar threat from those who almost destroyed his career and his life.

La Plante Lynda Anna Travis  
обложка книги Clear by Fire Clear by Fire

Inspired by the experiences of a decorated combat veteran and a former member of the 82nd Airborne division, Clear by Fire is a blistering new military thriller about an American hero who, in order to clear his name, must take down a highly classified band of soldiers that has gone murderously rogue.


Mason Kane was a loyal American soldier and a proud member of the elite, off-the-books Anvil Program;a group of black ops soldiers who wage war from the shadows. But all that changed when his commander, as a part of a twisted scheme to force America's continued involvement in the Middle East, ordered an innocent Afghan family murdered.

Refusing the order, Mason finds himself on the run, hunted by his former comrades and labeled a terrorist by the country he served faithfully. Relying only on his survival skills and the help of female Special Operations operative Renee Hart, Kane must embark on his gravest mission yet: unraveling the conspiracy that reaches all way to the President's inner circle and stopping the world&'s most dangerous soldiers from completing their treacherous plan.

Set in the shadows of the War on Terror, this realistic, action-packed adventure puts a twist in the traditional military thriller and starts a brand-new series that fans of Brad Thor and Brad Taylor will love.

Hood Joshua Search and Destroy  
обложка книги Close Quarters Close Quarters

The return of The Watchman — deep cover specialist Marc Portman


Close protection specialist Marc Portman is used to finding himself in hostile situations. But none can be more unpredictable than troubled Ukraine, teetering on the brink of civil war.

When a US State Department official on a fact-finding mission to Ukraine is placed under house arrest, the CIA hire Portman (codename: Watchman) to get him safely out of the country. In that dangerous and volatile region, Portman will find himself up against local gangsters, Ukrainian Special Forces, professional snipers, pro-Russian separatists and power-crazed cops. What he cannot know however is that his most lethal enemy comes from his own side…

Magson Adrian Marc Portman  
обложка книги City of the Lost City of the Lost

A high-stakes thriller which weaves Turkey’s war-torn past with action, adventure and conspiracy.


A TERRIFYING ATTACK


Southern Turkey. Business intelligence operative Iain Black, having survived the hotel bombing that killed his friend and partner, vows to find out who was responsible — then make them pay.


A PAST THAT WON’T STAY BURIED


Historian Karin Visser, who also lost friends in the blast, teams up with Iain to uncover secrets hidden deep within the region’s past, from the bloody division of Cyprus all the way back to the Trojan War.


AN EXPLOSIVE SECRET


Piecing the puzzle together, Iain and Karin discover the shocking conspiracy behind the blast. But now they’re running out of time to reveal it — before they’re silenced for good.

Adams Will  
обложка книги Cages and Those Who Hold the Keys Cages and Those Who Hold the Keys

In the Midnight Museum - Bram Stoker Award-nominated for Superior Achievement in Long Fiction, 2005 Martin Tyler is a 44-year-old janitor whose life has come to a sputtering halt; he has no friends, no family, and no promise of better days ahead. In the grip of blackest depression, he attempts to take his own life, only to find himself waking up in a local mental health facility where he has been placed for observation. But something more has happened to Martin than just a failed suicide attempt; certain doors of perception have been unlocked in his mind, allowing him to see fantastic creatures that lurk outside on the streets of Cedar Hill - creatures only he can perceive. Over the next 48 hours, Martin will discover what these creatures are, who controls them, and why he must enter The Midnight Museum, a place with no doors or windows, but many entrances and exits; a place just outside the perception of everyday life; a place where Martin will discover how and why he inadvertently holds the fate of the world in his hands. The Ballad of Road Mama and Daddy BlissIn the novella The Ballad of Road Mama and Daddy Bliss, a man assigned community service duty with the city morgue after a DUI arrest is offered a simple deal: transport an old woman's body back to her hometown, and his record will be wiped clean. But this is no typical old woman, and -- as he soon discovers -- he is taking her to a town that is on no map. The old woman's identity, as well as the reasons behind the town's secret existence, will be revealed to him over the course of a few nightmarish hours between midnight and dawn -- the time when The Road demands its sacrifices.Kiss of the MudmanInternational Horror Guild Award for Long Fiction, 2007 A haunting story behind the lyrics of a rock song from the 70s. It is a story of music, stardom, death, and the combination of notes that brings dirty destruction to the Cedar Hill halfway house. Along the way, a visit from the "ulcerations" of Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, John Entwistle and Keith Moon, Kurt Cobain, and Billie Holiday enlighten the legend of just why the greatest guitar player that ever lived was a woman. Music fans will love it, and Braunbeck's fans should not miss it. It has all the things that make his work special: the pain, the despair, and the fear, all combined but with each one allowed its own moment in the sun, each one getting its own time with your nerves before they all come crashing down, leaving you with just enough energy to turn the page.TessellationsA haunted, young actress returns home after the death of her father to discover that her brother has seemingly gone insane. Over the course of one unnerving night she first witnesses — and then becomes a part of — a Halloween nightmare that, piece by piece, physically brings back the past, rips a hole in her consensual reality, and allows demons, monsters, and even a miracle or two to shamble into this world and transform it into the darkest of fairy tales...The Sisterhood of Plain-Faced Women'The Sisterhood of Plain-Faced Women' is the story of Amanda, who gains beauty but at a terrible price as her new physical attributes are torn from other people, the tale never less than compelling and with a heartfelt moral at its core.

Braunbeck Gary A  
обложка книги Cons, Scams, and Grifts Cons, Scams, and Grifts

On a Hollywood studio lot a dancing bear does a little pickpocketing on the side. In Son Francisco the repo men of Daniel Kearny Associates ore on a nonstop campaign to repossess twenty-seven classic cars from twenty-seven people who will go to classic lengths to keep them. And in a fortress in the Big Sur wilderness a rich man vows to steal an ultraprecious collectors’ item. Soon the dancing bear, DKA, and the millionaire will entangle in a twisted plot of betrayal and murder.

It all starts when the dancing bear actually a full-blooded Gypsy in o fur suit — is unceremoniously killed. Now the police are searching for the bear’s beautiful Gypsy wife, Yana. At the request of the Gypsy King, whose honorable world of thievery does not tolerate murder, the men and women of DKA also look for her. But the seductive, ever-changing Yana is eluding them all, and working on a new grift of her own.

Meanwhile, the tribe raises cosh for a moss pilgrimage to the holy city of Rome — just in time for the Jubilee celebration and a feast of tourists. And while a crime wave is erupting in California, while the cops are distracted by their hunt for Yana and every head is turned in the wrong direction, a helicopter is beating its way to Big Sur, carrying the greatest scam of all.

In this sexy hilarious tale action and seduction cops, robbers, and repo men, Joe Gores takes us into a shifting subculture of ancient rituals and cutting-edge cons. With one mystery at its core and another unfolding at its end, Joe Gores latest and most entertaining novel yet should come with a warning: Enjoy the ride, but hold on to your wallet...


Gores Joe DKA File  
обложка книги Counterfeit Lies Counterfeit Lies

From New York Times bestselling author Oliver North, comes this heart-thumping novel about an undercover FBI agent who uncovers a deadly plot to attack the United States.


Veteran undercover FBI agent Jake Kruse is investigating a smuggling ring in southern California when his assignment is cut short by a prominent criminal defense attorney, who wants to hire Jake to kill the daughter of a local crime boss.

What begins as a “contract killing” soon captures the attention of the CIA, the US Secret Service, and high-level Washington officials. Before he knows it, Kruse finds himself plunged into the life-threatening underworld of North Korean espionage, Hezbollah terrorists, and a plot to bring down a commercial airliner over the US.


Fast-paced, thrilling, and filled with authentic detail, Counterfeit Lies is a tale of non-stop action that could only be written by those who have “been there, done that.” Decorated war veteran Oliver North and coauthor Bob Hamer weave their real-life experience into this tautly written tale of international intrigue and suspense. They say it’s fiction — but it’s all too real.

North Oliver, Hamer Bob  
обложка книги Crimson Shore Crimson Shore

A secret chamber.

A mysterious shipwreck.

A murder in the desolate salt marshes.

A seemingly straightforward private case turns out to be much more complicated-and sinister-than Special Agent A.X.L. Pendergast ever could have anticipated.

Pendergast, together with his ward Constance Greene, travels to the quaint seaside village of Exmouth, Massachusetts, to investigate the theft of a priceless wine collection. But inside the wine cellar, they find something considerably more disturbing: a bricked-up niche that once held a crumbling skeleton.

Pendergast and Constance soon learn that Exmouth is a town with a very dark and troubled history, and this skeleton may be only the first hint of an ancient transgression, kept secret all these years. But they will discover that the sins of the past are still very much alive. Local legend holds that during the 1692 witch trials in Salem, the real witches escaped, fleeing north to Exmouth and settling deep in the surrounding salt marshes, where they continued to practice their wicked arts.

Then, a murdered corpse turns up in the marshes. The only clue is a series of mysterious carvings. Could these demonic symbols bear some relation to the ancient witches’ colony, long believed to be abandoned?

A terrible evil lurks beneath the surface of this sleepy seaside town-one with deep roots in Exmouth’s grim history. And it may be that Constance, with her own troubled past, is the only one who truly comprehends the awful danger that she, Pendergast, and the residents of Exmouth must face...

Preston Douglas, Child Lincoln Пендергаст  
обложка книги Collapse Depth Collapse Depth

Lieutenant Danny Jabo is a young officer onboard the USS Alabama, a Trident submarine. When a mad man tries to stop the ship's vital mission, it's up to Danny and the rest of the heroic crew to stop him.

Tucker Todd Danny Jabo  
обложка книги Commander-in-Chief Commander-in-Chief

The newest electrifying thriller in the #1 New York Times—bestselling series has President Jack Ryan and his allies facing a treacherous foe threatening to unleash chaos around the globe…


When Russian President Valeri Volodin’s ambitions are foiled in Dagestan, he faces a difficult choice. The oligarchs who support him expect a constant flow of graft, but with energy prices cratering, the Russian economy sputters to a virtual halt. Unable to grow the Russian market at home, his hold on power relies on expansion abroad — a plan that has been thwarted by the United States in the past.

But this time Volodin has determined that an indirect approach is the best. A floating natural gas facility in Lithuania is blown up. A Venezuelan prosecutor is assassinated. A devastating attack on a Russian troop train kills dozens. A chaotic world is the best camouflage for a series of seemingly unrelated attacks.

Only one man recognizes an ominous pattern in the reports of terror from around the globe. U.S. President Jack Ryan sees a guiding hand in the worldwide chaos, but before he can act he needs proof.

While his intelligence agencies race to uncover the truth behind the attacks, the President struggles to unite a fractious and distrustful coalition of Western nations against the schemes of the Russian dictator.

With five thousand Russian troops poised to invade a NATO nation, can Jack Ryan move swiftly enough to stop Volodin’s grand plan of global conflict and conquest? Or will he succeed in changing the balance of world power forever?

Clancy Tom, Greaney Mark Jack Ryan  
обложка книги China Attacks China Attacks

China Attacks is an exciting, entertaining, yet informative novel that explores the international politics that may be leading the world to war, describes America's and China's vast military capabilities and plans, and posits a riveting scenario of catastrophic conflict as superpowers collide over the island nation of the Republic of China on Taiwan. Told through the eyes of five main characters: a young, brash and beautiful CIA analyst; a rock-solid Marine Corps colonel; an Army National Guardsman; a Chinese commando officer; and a member of China's Communist elite, China Attacks, leads the reader through deception, betrayal, brutality and triumph.

DeVore Chuck, Mosher Steven  
обложка книги Catalyst Catalyst

In 1984 a doomsday vault was constructed on a remote island in the Arctic Ocean.

Its purpose was to preserve Earth's genetic history in the event of a global catastrophe.

Now, decades later, a second vault has been uncovered.

This one resting where no one ever expected.

And the problem is… it's not ours.


Yet even more curious than the vault itself, is what lies inside.

Seeds. Millions of seeds. Each with a genetic embryo untouched and perfectly preserved.

Waiting.


No one knows who built it. Or when.

What we have managed to figure out is that whoever it was traveled an immense distance. For the sole purpose of hiding their genetic blueprints on Earth.

But why?


Now a small group of marine biologists and navy investigators have been assigned to find out. Before anyone else does.

But Alison Shaw and John Clay are not prepared for what they are about to uncover.

Beginning with the truth behind our own evolution.

Grumley Michael C Breakthrough  
обложка книги Cross Justice Cross Justice

When his cousin is accused of an unthinkable crime, Alex Cross returns to his North Carolina hometown for the first time in over three decades. As he tries to prove his cousin’s innocence in a town where justice is hard to find, Cross unearths a family secret that forces him to question everything he’s ever known.

Chasing a ghost he believed was long dead, Cross gets pulled into a case involving a string of murders.

Now he’s hot on the trail of both a cold-hearted killer and the truth about his own past — and the answers he finds could be fatal.

Patterson James Alex Cross  
обложка книги Counter Poised Counter Poised

Would radical Islamic terrorists really detonate a nuke in the USA? Are they angry enough to murder hundreds of thousands or even millions of Americans in the name of Islam?

If they could, you bet they would! And with nukes, it only takes one mistake by our security forces to create an unimaginable disaster. That's why navy captain George Adams takes things into his own hands.

Shortly after George takes command of the fleet ballistic missile submarine, USS Louisiana, the sub disappears right under the noses of the guards at the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in Georgia. Have terrorists hijacked the sub? Will they launch 120 nuclear warheads against America? Have the captain and crew gone mad? Will they start WWIII by launching against the Muslim world?

A frantic search by the world's best anti-submarine forces ensues. Sub hunters from the US, England, Russia, and China join the hunt. The hunter-killer group is led by captain "Buffalo" Sewell in the USS Texas. Buffalo is George's best friend, and he thinks he knows every move George will make. But George has some surprises for him and the rest of the group. In fact, George has surprises for everyone! He's added new technology that enables the Louisiana to evade the best, and as they hunt, George begins to implement his radical plan.

Counter Poised will keep you riveted to the book right up until the surprise ending when you'll throw it into the air with glee! But it's not just a thriller; it's also a thinking-person's book. In the course of the story, the characters discuss or face dozens of real-world political, social, economic, and military issues. The world is not a simple place, and Spikenard's characters reflect this fact.

Spikenard John  
обложка книги Changeling Changeling

You can’t always recognize the face of your enemy.

Two thousand years ago, the legendary mathematical genius Archimedes was poised on the brink of the greatest discovery in human history when his life was brutally snuffed out. His murder has never been explained.

While investigating the strange Paracas skulls — believed by some to be the remains of extraterrestrial explorers — archaeologist Jade Ihara receives an unexpected visit from an old foe seeking her help against entities he calls “Changelings” and their plot to manufacture a false chapter of human history.

Hounded by radical extremists led by Atash Shah — a man bent on becoming the Mahdi prophesied to unite the Islamic world — and haunted by the faceless puppetmasters who secretly control the world, Jade must follow the trail of clues to uncover a deadly truth that has been erased from history.

Can she solve the mystery of Archimedes’ murder, or will she become the next victim of the conspiracy to hide the truth?

Ellis Sean, Wood David Jade Ihara Adventures  
обложка книги Citadel Citadel

Short tales about deadly books, by top mystery authors


A thrilling new novella from the bestselling author of the Bob Lee Swagger series


A captain in the British Army, Basil St. Florian has been tasked with a dangerous mission in the midst of World War II. He has been sent across the English Channel to find and photograph a manuscript that does not officially exist, one that may hold the key to a code that, if cracked, could prevent the deaths of millions. St. Florian’s mission presents him with one challenge after another, and it doesn’t help that the SS and the Abwehr are following his every move in a cat-and-mouse chase across occupied France. But St. Florian is willing to risk his life to get to the manuscript — even if the genius professor Alan Turing can’t guarantee he’ll be able to break the code.

Hunter Stephen  
обложка книги Chain Reaction Chain Reaction

John and Julia Cartwright are deeply disturbed when they notice a drastic change in their daughter Maureen. She has become strangely lethargic and suffers from unexplained nausea. A sinister possibility occurs to John when he discovers evidence of contamination from a tin of baked beans.

Adding fuel to the fire, photographic paper he has stored at home has clearly been damaged by something.

A chilling possibility emerges… radioactive contamination.

The same occurrences are soon reported in homes, schools and organisations across the country.

A glass of water— a cigarette— a stash of pills…

Everything has the potential to be lethal.

But nobody is able to answer the key questions: how, and since when?

Where has it come from?

Someone, somewhere, has failed and the consequences are horrific. A disaster is unfolding and the Atomic Development Commission set out to investigate.

The task is complex but one fact remains throughout all lines of enquiry: no one is immune to the force of contamination…


Chain Reaction is a gripping science fiction thriller, in which the very-real threat of radioactive devastation is brought to terrifying reality.


First published in 1959 by Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.

Hodder-Williams Christopher  
обложка книги Celistic. Эхо мира Celistic. Эхо мира

В поисках родителей безымянный странник путешествует от планеты к планете. Но найти их – это не самое сложное испытание. Иногда, чтобы жить – нужно создать легенду. Иногда нужно понять, что война – это эхо мира. И всегда – всегда – мы убиваем то, что любим больше всего.

Лэнгли Дэннис, Палонин Вадим  
обложка книги Company Man Company Man

Company Man, a deft mix of compelling story, distinctive narrative voice and full-bodied characterization, once again proves Finder to be a master of the modern thriller. Nick Conover, the son of a factory worker, is the CEO of a major corporation in a company town. Once the most admired man in Fenwick, Michigan, Nick, having presided over massive layoffs, is now the most despised. A single parent since the recent death of his wife, he's struggling to insulate his ten-year-old daughter and angry sixteen-year-old son from the town's hostility. When his family is threatened by a nameless stalker, events spin quickly out of control and Nick is faced with a dead body and damning circumstances. To protect his family, he must cover up the homicide with the help of his old friend and corporate security director. Now Audrey Rhimes, a police investigator with an agenda of her own, is determined to connect Nick to the homicide. Nick, in the meantime, begins to unravel a web of intrigue within his own corporation, involving his closest colleagues, that threatens to gut the company and bring him down with it. With everything he spent his life working for hanging in the balance, Nick Conover discovers that life at the top is just one small step away from a long plunge to the bottom.

Finder Joseph  
обложка книги Chimera Chimera

The year is 2014. A violent uprising has been instigated all across Tibet as Beijing moves to establish control while the Dalai Lama’s health deteriorates further and questions on the future of the Tibetan leadership are raised. As Beijing pursues the rebels and their benefactors within India, both nations are plunged into a spiraling descent to war. Now each side must navigate their widely different paths to victory as vast armies on both sides wage all-out war in their bid to become the dominant power in Asia…

Ahuja Vivek  
Call Me, I'm Dying Guthrie Allan  
обложка книги Coffey's Hands Coffey's Hands

The Green Mile, Stephen King’s #1 New York Times bestselling novel, was first published twenty years ago in six original paperback installments. Inspiration for the Oscar-nominated film starring Tom Hanks about an innocent man on death row, The Green Mile is now available for the first time in e-serial form. Coffey’s Hands is Volume Three.

Eduard Delacroix has grown quite attached to Mr. Jingles. But one guard, Percy Wetmore, despises Mr. Jingles… and anything that might bring happiness to an inmate. Not all guards can be like Paul. He’s a man who doesn’t like to see anyone suffer and has dedicated his career to making sure that the condemned men in his charge spend their last days with peace and dignity. Paul is also suffering. He has a painful bladder infection that just won’t let up. It’s because of this ailment that he learns that John Coffey has the ability to heal with his touch. It’s a wondrous revelation at a time when yet another man must take his final trip on the Green Mile.

King Stephen The Green Mile  
обложка книги Condor Condor

Condor, c’est l’histoire d’une enquête menée à tombeau ouvert dans les vastes étendues chiliennes. Une investigation qui commence dans les bas-fonds de Santiago submergés par la pauvreté et la drogue pour s’achever dans le désert minéral de l’Atacama, avec comme arrière-plan l’exploitation illégale de sites protégés…

Condor, c’est une plongée dans l’histoire du Chili. De la dictature répressive des années 1970 au retour d’une démocratie plombée par l’héritage politique et économique de Pinochet. Les démons chiliens ne semblent pas près de quitter la scène…

Condor, c’est surtout une histoire d’amour entre Gabriela, jeune vidéaste mapuche habitée par la mystique de son peuple, et Esteban, avocat spécialisé dans les causes perdues, qui porte comme une croix d’être le fils d’une grande famille à la fortune controversée…


Caryl Férey vit à Paris. Après s'être aventuré en Nouvelle-Zélande avec sa « saga maorie » (Haka et Utu), en Afrique du Sud avec Zulu (récompensé entre autres par le Grand Prix de littérature policière en 2008 et adapté au cinéma en 2013) puis en Argentine avec Mapuche, il nous entraîne avec Condor dans une exploration sombre du Chili, dans une course-poursuite sanglante transfigurée par l'amour. Le nouveau roman de Caryl Férey nous fait voyager et frémir autant que réfléchir et nous rappelle, s'il le fallait, que l'auteur s'est imposé comme le maître du thriller des grands espaces et de l'ailleurs.

érey Caryl  
обложка книги Constant Fear Constant Fear

Behind these walls, safety is an illusion…

"An electrifying thriller with action that keeps you on the edge of your seat!" -Lisa Jackson, New York Times bestselling author

Jake Dent's dreams of baseball glory fell apart in a drunk-driving incident, along with his marriage. But a popular survivalist blog helped restore his sense of control. Now Jake is an avid Doomsday Prepper, raising his diabetic son, Andy, to be ready for anything. But Andy has a secret even his father never saw coming.

"Fans of Harlan Coben or Linwood Barclay will especially enjoy this one." -Booklist

A student at the prestigious Pepperell Academy where Jake works as a custodian, Andy is part of a computer club that redistributes money from the obscenely wealthy to the needy. But this time, they've stolen from the wrong people: a vicious drug cartel that is coming to get its money back.

"Extraordinary character development and more than a few bombshell plot twists will keep readers turning the pages." – Publishers Weekly

Staging a distraction, the cartel infiltrates the Academy, taking Andy and his friends hostage one by one. But hidden inside the school's tunnels is Jake, with his stockpile of weapons and supplies. He knows that soon the killing will start, and his training will be put to the ultimate test. Because in the brutal, lawless struggle that is about to ensue, he's the last best chance these students – including his son – have of getting out alive.

Palmer Daniel  
обложка книги Congo Requiem Congo Requiem

On ne choisit pas sa famille mais le diable a choisi son clan.

Alors que Grégoire et Erwan traquent la vérité, jusqu'à Lontano, au cœur des ténèbres africaines, Loïc et Gaëlle affrontent un nouveau tueur à Florence et à Paris.

Sans le savoir, ils ont tous rendez-vous avec le même ennemi : L'Homme-Clou n'a pas dit son dernier mot. Chez les Morvan, tous les chemins mènent en enfer.


Une intrigue haletante, rebondissements incessants et imprévisibles, tension constante… Jonglant entre passé et présent, la suite survoltée et diabolique de Lontano tient mieux que ses promesses !

é Jean-Christophe Les Morvan  
обложка книги Clear and Present Danger Clear and Present Danger Clancy Tom Jack Ryan  
обложка книги Coffey on the Mile Coffey on the Mile

The Green Mile, Stephen King’s #1 New York Times bestselling novel, was first published twenty years ago in six original paperback installments. Inspiration for the Oscar-nominated film starring Tom Hanks about an innocent man on death row, The Green Mile is now available for the first time in e-serial form. Coffey on the Mile is Volume Six.

Cold Mountain Penitentiary has seen its share of men drawing their last breaths, with many of them claiming to be innocent until the very end. In this final chapter of the six-part novel, we learn both John Coffey’s fate and the terrible truth Paul Edgecombe discovers about him. The story also brings us farther into the present as Paul recounts the events of his life after Cold Mountain—and the lives of all he encountered there. The gentle giant with healing hands. The little mouse that softened a murderer’s heart. The corrupt man capable of more evil than any of those he guarded. And all the wonderful and horrible men and moments in that place of ultimate retribution, the well-worn stretch of linoleum they called the Green Mile.

King Stephen The Green Mile  
обложка книги Cold Silence Cold Silence

James Abel — author of the electrifying Joe Rush novels Protocol Zero and White Plague — unleashes another heartstopping thriller in which an unholy plague from the past has been awakened…


While trying to alleviate the suffering of thousands in drought-stricken, war-torn Africa, ex-Marine doctor and bio-terror expert Joe Rush receives a plea for help from a member of his old military unit, currently working as a geologist in a chaotic region of Somalia.

Joe arrives on the scene to find an entire group showing horrific symptoms of an ancient sickness once thought to be sent as punishment from heaven. But before Joe can get hard evidence identifying the illness, a local warlord takes matters into his own hands — and the proof is gone just as the illness breaks out back in the United States.

This outbreak is not a curse from God. It’s a well-coordinated, meticulously planned attack with a specific goal that could overturn global stability and kill millions. And the only one who can stop the downfall of civilization is Joe Rush…

Abel James Joe Rush  
обложка книги Concerto pour quatre mains Concerto pour quatre mains

Cinq bandits de haut vol, deux femmes d’exception, un avocat mythique et… de la musique avant toute chose.


D’un côté Jean Villemont, avocat pénaliste amoureux des sommets et sa consoeur Leila Naciri. De l’autre, Franck Jammet, braqueur virtuose et sa compagne Julie Narmon, aussi discrète qu’efficace. Entre eux, un homme et une affaire. Où se trouvait Franck Jammet la nuit du 18 au 19 février 2013 ? Pourquoi Jean Villemont ne se contente-t-il pas de la version officielle ? Qui a réalisé le casse du siècle ?

Biographie de l'auteur

Paul Colize est né en 1953 à Bruxelles. Auteur de romans noirs, il a écrit une douzaine de livres, dont Back Up, paru en 2012 à La Manufacture de livres (et en poche chez Folio, Prix Saint Maur en poche 2013) et Un long moment de silence paru en 2013 à la Manufacture de livres (également repris par Folio), qui a remporté la même année trois récompenses : Prix Landerneau Polar, Prix Boulevard de l'Imaginaire et Prix Polars Pourpres. Il entre avec Concerto pour quatre mains pour la première fois au catalogue de Fleuve Éditions, tandis que L'avocat, le nain et la princesse masquée paraît en mai 2015 chez Pocket.

Colize Paul  
обложка книги Chance Chance

In an intense tale of psychological suspense, a San Francisco psychiatrist becomes sexually involved with a female patient who suffers from multiple personality disorder, and whose pathological ex-husband is an Oakland homicide detective.

Nunn Kem  
обложка книги Conclave Conclave

The Pope is dead.

Behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel, one hundred and eighteen cardinals from all over the globe will cast their votes in the world’s most secretive election.

They are holy men. But they have ambition. And they have rivals.

Over the next seventy-two hours one of them will become the most powerful spiritual figure on earth.

Harris Robert  
обложка книги Caribbean Gold Caribbean Gold

The third thrilling archaeological adventure with Alicia Myles from No.1 bestselling Amazon author, David Leadbeater.


Full of intense action and rich pirate history, Alicia Myles and the Gold Team follow four-hundred-year-old clues in their search for the long-lost treasure hoard of the fabled pirate, Captain Henry Morgan.

An explosive quest takes them from Port Royal to Haiti, Panama City, and to an unknown island in the center of the Caribbean in pursuit of not only gold, but also a ruthless mercenary team led by an ex-SAS soldier and an army of modern-day cutthroats.

With the clues unfolding and the treasure almost in sight, the greatest quest and the most dangerous battle of the Caribbean truly begins…

Leadbeater David Alicia Myles  
обложка книги Case Histories Case Histories

The scene is set in Cambridge, with three case histories from the past: A young child who mysteriously disappeared from a tent in her back garden; An unidentified man in a yellow jumper who marched into an office and slashed a young girl through the throat; and a young woman found by the police sitting in her kitchen next to the body of her husband, an axe buried in his head. Jackson Brodie, a private investigator and former police detective, is quietly contemplating life as a divorced father when he is flung into the midst of these resurrected old crimes. Julia and Amelia Land, long having given up hope of uncovering the truth of what happened to their baby sister, Olivia, suddenly discover her lost toy mouse in the study of their recently-deceased father. Enlisting Jackson's help they embroil him in the complexities of their own jealousies, obsessions and lust. A woman named Shirley needs Jackson to help find her lost niece. Amidst the incessant demands of the Land sisters, Jackson meets solicitor Theo Wyre whose daughter, Laura, was murdered in his office and, now that the police case has been closed, is desperate for Jackson to help him lay Laura's ghost to rest. As he starts his investigations Jackson has the sinister feeling that someone is following him. As he begins to unearth secrets that have remained hidden for many years, he is assailed by his former wife's plan to take his young daughter away to live in New Zealand, and his stalker becomes increasingly malevolent and dangerous. In digging into the past Jackson seems to have unwittingly threatened his own future.This wonderfully crafted, intricately plotted novel is heartbreaking, uplifting, full of suspense and often very funny, and shows Kate Atkinson returning to the literary scene at the height of her powers.

Atkinson Kate  
обложка книги Cross the Line Cross the Line

In all of Alex Cross's years with Homicide, Washington, DC, has never been more dangerous.

After shots pierce the tranquil nighttime calm of Rock Creek Park, a man is dead: what looks at first like road rage might be something much more sinister. But Alex has only just begun asking questions when he's called across town to investigate a new murder, one that hits close to home: Washington's own chief of detectives. And Alex's former boss, beloved mentor of Alex's wife, Bree.

Now there's a killer on the loose, a long list of possible suspects, a city in panic, and nobody in charge of the besieged police force.

Until Bree gets tapped for the job.

As Bree scrambles to find her footing and close two high-profile cases, new violence stuns the capital. What should be a time for her to rely on Alex for support and cooperation is instead a moment of crisis in their marriage as well as their city when their investigative instincts clash and their relationship reaches a breaking point.

And the fiendish mind behind all the violence has appointed himself judge, jury, and executioner, with a terrifying master plan he's only begun to put in motion. To beat him at his own game, Alex and Bree must take the law back into their own hands before he puts them both out of commission…permanently.

Patterson James  
обложка книги Chaos Chaos

Number one New York Times best-selling author Patricia Cornwell delivers the 24th engrossing thriller in her high-stakes series starring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta.

Cornwell Patricia  
обложка книги Crash and Burn Crash and Burn

New York Times bestselling author James Rollins comes a shocking short story, where a chance mishap leads to the discovery of a weapon like no other in… Crash and Burn.


On a transatlantic flight, the two black sheep of Sigma Force-Seichan and Kowalski-must set aside their mutual dislike as a mysterious fiery force knocks their aircraft out of the sky. This unlikely duo must use every skill, weapon, and bit of ingenuity to survive a night on a remote volcanic island, where their only refuge is the haunted, bat-plagued grounds of a seemingly deserted resort. But something horrific awaits the two, something born of the latest science but rooted in our basest human instincts. To survive they will need to learn to work together-but even then, it may be too late.

Rollins James  
обложка книги C'est toi le venin C'est toi le venin

Victor Menda a tout perdu dans un casino de la Côte d'Azur.

Alors qu'il erre la nuit, désabusé, il a une brève aventure avec une femme mystérieuse dont il ne réussit pas à voir le visage.

En recherchant sa trace, il fait la connaissance des demoiselles Lecain, de riches héritières vivant recluses. L'aînée, Hélène, s'occupe avec dévouement de sa sœur Eve, une infirme de vingt ans, clouée sur son fauteuil roulant. L'irruption du jeune homme dans leur vie agit comme un catalyseur. Si Eve tombe très vite sous le charme de Victor, lui n'a d'yeux que pour Hélène… Un triangle amoureux à l'équilibre précaire se met en place. Mais les apparences sont trompeuses et quelqu'un tire les ficelles dans l'ombre. Une seule question : qui ?

Dard édéric Spécial police  
обложка книги Collusion Collusion

Une collusion. Ils étaient de mèche. C’est ce qu’on racontait partout. La police, les Anglais et les Loyalistes s’entendaient par-derrière…

Jack Lennon, policier d’Ulster catholique et, à ce titre, ostracisé par sa communauté et par les protestants loyalistes, cherche à retrouver Ellen, sa fille de six ans que son ex-femme a cachée pour la protéger. Sa hiérarchie lui ordonne de laisser tomber, mais Jack n’obéit pas. Confronté à l’enchevêtrement des haines héritées de la guerre civile, Jack en vient à faire alliance avec Gerry Fegan, le tueur des Fantômes de Belfast, qui est lui-même devenu la cible d’une irréductible vengeance.

Sur leur route, ils vont croiser un vieux truand malade et son glaçant homme de main.

Collusion est le deuxième volet de la série que Stuart Neville a entamée avec Les Fantômes de Belfast et qu’il poursuivra dans un troisième volume à paraître.


Stuart Neville est originaire d’Armagh, en Irlande du Nord. Après des études de musique, il s’est consacré au design multimedia et à l’écriture.

« Neville pourrait bien avoir le talent de rivaliser avec son héros Ellroy… »

Daily Mail

« Ce n’est pas possible d’être aussi doué que ce sacré Stuart Neville. Collusion est un roman magnifique. »

Ken Bruen

« Un thriller cérébral mais bourré d’action, aux personnages fouillés, qui donne à voir de l’intérieur le paysage fluctuant de la vie politique en Irlande du Nord. »

Publishers Weekly
Neville Stuart Jack Lennon  
обложка книги Conscience animale Conscience animale

Et si se terrait en chacun de nous une animalité sanguinaire ? Et s'il était possible par un sacrifice bien mené de la réveiller ? Et si un homme avait précisément en tête d'user de ce savoir secret pour mettre en place une gigantesque entreprise assassine ? C'est dans le tourbillon de tous ces « si » que vont être aspirés Warren, père de famille presque ordinaire, Sharko, inspecteur tenace et téméraire, Moulin, jeune recrue faisant ses premières armes, et Neil, linguiste pour le moins singulier.

Nouant leur destin dans une enquête balisée par le sang et la cruauté, ils devront affronter l'impensable pour réaliser l'impossible. Mais quel sera le coût de cet impossible ?

Thilliez Franck Franck Sharko  
обложка книги Coule La Seine Coule La Seine

Publiées séparément à des périodes différentes, ces trois nouvelles rassemblées en un volume mettent en scène le commissaire Adamsberg confronté aux sans-abri, aux « clodos ». Elles ont été légèrement remaniées, mais Fred Vargas a tenu à leur garder leur forme et leur substance originales.

Les dessins de Baudoin sont inédits et ont été réalisés spécifiquement pour cette édition.

Vargas Fred  
обложка книги Ceux qui vont mourir te saluent Ceux qui vont mourir te saluent

Claude, Tibère, Néron, les trois étudiants, les trois « empereurs », promènent leur nonchalance inquiète dans les rues de Rome.

Des dessins de Michel-Ange ont été volés à la Bibliothèque vaticane !

Henri Valhubert, le grand expert d'art parisien — et père de Claude — est assassiné un soir de fête devant le palais Farnèse.

Que venait-il faire à Rome et comment a-t-il pu boire de la ciguë ?


Fred Vargas est archéologue.

Ceux qui vont mourir te saluent — son premier roman — a reçu le Prix du roman policier du Festival de Cognac en 1986, quant à L'Homme aux cercles bleus, il a obtenu le Prix du Festival de Saint-Nazaire en 92.

Vargas Fred  
обложка книги Chiens de sang Chiens de sang

Courir, toujours plus vite. Plus loin.

Fuir la mort qui plane au-dessus d’eux ;

oiseau de proie aux ailes gigantesques

dont l’ombre les dévore déjà.


Diane a choisi la fuite. D’instinct.

Elle sait qu’ils sont derrière. Juste derrière.

Avance minime, infime.

Comme son espérance de vie, désormais.

Pourtant, elle marche.

Pourtant, elle veut vivre.


Rémy avance.

Avec le poids de la peur qui comprime son coeur.

Le poids de la fatigue, comme un boulet enchaîné à ses jambes.

Il devrait être ailleurs, en ce moment même.

En compagnie de sa femme et de sa fille.

Mais non, il est là, errant dans ces bois

inhospitaliers, avec ces inconnus

qui fuient comme lui.

Il est devenu une proie. Rien qu’une proie.

Il n’existe plus.

Déjà mort.

Alors, pourquoi a-t-il aussi peur ?


Le monde est ainsi fait, qui ne changera jamais.

Les chasseurs d’un côté, les proies de l’autre.

Biographie d'auteur

Karine Giébel est née en 1971 dans le Var, où elle vit toujours. Depuis qu'elle sait tenir un stylo, elle écrit… Après une scolarité sans histoire où il lui arrive de s'ennuyer, elle poursuit des études de droit tout en s'essayant à divers métiers. Parallèlement elle se lance dans l'écriture ce qui lui vaut d'obtenir le Prix Marseillais du Polar en 2005. Chiens de sang est son quatrième roman.

ébel Karine  
обложка книги Cyber Knights 1.0 Cyber Knights 1.0

A stunning collection of stories based on true-life cyber vulnerabilities, presented in two parts


Here be Dragons. In the Age of Discovery, unexplored areas of a map were often marked with this warning. Today, such a warning could easily be applied to the internet. Hackers and cyber assassins present a constant threat to individuals, companies, and institutions.

Protecting these targets requires a new kind of warrior, a cyber knight armed with the skills, weapons, and savvy needed to slay today's dragons. One such digital warrior is Andy Webb, a former British Army officer. Together with Karen Spencer, a shy, twenty-something American who is a wizard when it comes to software, and Tommy Tyler, a rough and ready ex-soldier and hardware expert, Webb forms Century Consultants. The cyber security firm must work to defend its clients from the hackers, criminals and hired cyber assassins who seek out victims on the world wide web.

Coyle Harold, Ellis Jennifer Cyber Knights  
обложка книги Cyber Knights 1.1 Cyber Knights 1.1

Cyber Knights 1.1 is the second part in a stunning two-part collection of stories based on true-life cyber vulnerabilities, by Harold Coyle and Jennifer Ellis


Here be Dragons. In the Age of Discovery, unexplored areas of a map were often marked with this warning. Today, such a warning could easily be applied to the internet. Hackers and cyber assassins present a constant threat to individuals, companies, and institutions.

Protecting these targets requires a new kind of warrior, a cyber knight armed with the skills, weapons, and savvy needed to slay today's dragons. One such digital warrior is Andy Webb, a former British Army officer. Together with Karen Spencer, a shy, twenty-something American who is a wizard when it comes to software, and Tommy Tyler, a rough and ready ex-soldier and hardware expert, Webb forms Century Consultants. The cyber security firm must work to defend its clients from the hackers, criminals and hired cyber assassins who seek…

Coyle Harold, Ellis Jennifer Cyber Knights  
обложка книги Chimera Chimera

What seemed like a simple program glitch on a revolutionary mining machine turns out to be more serious. Far more serious. The machine, called BARD-P1 is hijacked by a hacker who has no idea what he is about to unleash. The machine punches through side of a cavern that is over five miles deep.

The tunnel fills with a fog that is from an unknown origin. In an attempt to clear the tunnel they use large fans to vent it into the atmosphere. Within days workers start to become sick and die. The CDC, (Center for Disease Control) and a special agency created during the height of the Cold War, the Deadly Virus Containment Team (DVCT), are called in to identify and stop the spread of the virus. In the beginning it is identified as Ebola but soon mutates into a chimera.

As millions are dying, the virus continues to spread. The two agencies work furiously to determine the exact makeup of the virus and its origin. Unknown to the two agencies, other forces are at work to keep the truth from being discovered.

It is a frantic race against time to find a cure and stop the spread before the entire earth’s population is decimated.

There is nonstop action that will make even the most optimistic person stop and think about the dangers of the world we live in. One small accident could determine the fate of the planet.

Huffman M W  
обложка книги Cookie Dough or Die Cookie Dough or Die

Olivia Greyson is the proud owner of The Gingerbread House-a quaint shop that specializes in all things cookie-and her best friend, Maddie, is her sidekick, baking up scrumptious treats for their cookie-themed parties. But now they must take a break from baking and find a killer, or else their reputation-and quite possibly their lives-will be battered for good.

Lowell Virginia A Cookie Cutter Shop Mystery  
обложка книги Cat on the Money Cat on the Money

This short novella is part of the popular Joe Grey cat mystery series, of which Booklist said: “What makes this series so delightful for both cat lovers and readers of offbeat fantasies is that Murphy’s convincing anthropomorphism allows the cats to maintain their feline natures while still adopting human speech and cognition.” Both fans of the Joe Grey novels and new readers will enjoy it.

Part of this story appeared as a serial in Cats Magazine, which was discontinued before it was complete. It has not had any other print edition. The events in the story come between Cat Spitting Mad and Cat Laughing Last, and are referred to in some of the later books in the series.

Murphy Shirley Rousseau  
обложка книги Change-up: Mystery at the World Series Change-up: Mystery at the World Series

A behind-the-scenes mystery at the World Series from bestseller John Feinstein.

Bestselling author, journalist, and Edgar Award winner John Feinstein is back with another high-stakes sports mystery. Teen reporters Stevie Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson are covering baseball's World Series, and during the course of an interview with a new hot pitcher, they discover more than a few contradictions in his life story. What's he hiding? An embarrassing secret? A possible crime? Let the investigation begin!

Feinstein John  
обложка книги Cooking Up Murder Cooking Up Murder

Annie and Eve are life-long best friends who have absolutely nothing in common-except a lack of skill in the kitchen. So when they sign up for a cooking class at the local gourmet shop, they figure the only things at risk are a few innocent fruits and vegetables. But on the first night, Annie and Eve see their fellow student Beyla arguing with a man-a man who later turns up dead in the parking lot. Now the friends feel bound to uncover whatever secrets she's hiding, before someone else's goose-perhaps one of their own-gets cooked.

Bliss Miranda  
обложка книги Chronicler Of The Winds Chronicler Of The Winds

"Nelio is dead. And however unlikely it may sound, it seemed to me that he died without once being afraid. How can that be possible?"-from Chronicler of the Winds

World famous for his Kurt Wallander mysteries, Henning Mankell has been published in thirty-five countries, with more than 25 million copies of his books in print. In Chronicler of the Winds, he gives us something different: a beautifully crafted novel that is a testament to the power of storytelling itself. On the rooftop of a theater in an African port, a ten-year-old boy lies slowly dying of bullet wounds. He is Nelio, a leader of street kids, rumored to be a healer and a prophet, and possessed of a strangely ancient wisdom.

One of the millions of poor people "forced to eat life raw," Nelio tells his unforgettable story over the course of nine nights. After bandits cruelly raze his village, he joins the legions of abandoned children living in the city's streets. An act of the imagination, an effort to prove to his comrades that life must be more than mere survival, cuts short Nelio's life.

Already published in thirteen countries, Chronicler of the Winds was short-listed for the Nordic Council Prize for Literature and was nominated for the Swedish Publishers Association's August Prize.

Mankell Henning  
обложка книги Crime story № 3 (сборник) Crime story № 3 (сборник)

Поклонники детективов получат огромное удовольствие, читая короткие криминальные истории, вошедшие в этот сборник! Любимые писатели – Дарья Донцова, Анна и Сергей Литвиновы, Татьяна Полякова и другие популярные авторы – по-прежнему верны себе: от их остросюжетных рассказов, как и от романов, просто невозможно оторваться!

Калинина Дарья Александровна, Литвиновы Анна и Сергей, Логунова Елена, Донцова Дарья, Солнцева Наталья, Луганцева Татьяна, Южина Маргарита, Соболева Лариса, Полякова Татьяна Викторовна Crime Story  
обложка книги Crime story № 4 (сборник) Crime story № 4 (сборник)

Дарья Донцова, Анна и Сергей Литвиновы, Татьяна Луганцева – эти популярные писатели уже давно известны читателям как авторы не только захватывающих детективных романов, но и блестящих остросюжетных рассказов. Вы держите в руках новых сборник коротких криминальных историй этих и других талантливых авторов, которые наверняка увлекут вас и заставят забыть обо всех проблемах!

Романова Галина Владимировна, Литвиновы Анна и Сергей, Тарасевич Ольга, Донцова Дарья, Арсеньева Елена, Луганцева Татьяна, Александрова Наталья Николаевна Crime Story  
обложка книги Cicha jak ostatnie tchnienie Cicha jak ostatnie tchnienie

Książka wybitnego tłumacza i pisarza – Macieja Słomczyńskiego, autora poczytnych, przełożonych na wiele języków, kryminałów. Ich łączne nakłady osiągnęły kilka milionów egzemplarzy i wciąż cieszą się powodzeniem wśród miłośników kryminalnych zagadek.

Alex Joe  
обложка книги Christine Falls Christine Falls

In the Pathology Department it was always night. This was one of the things Quirke liked about his job…it was restful, cosy, one might almost say, down in these depths nearly two floors beneath the city's busy pavements. There was too a sense here of being part of the continuance of ancient practices, secret skills, of work too dark to be carried on up in the light. But one night, late after a party, Quirke stumbles across a body that shouldn't have been there…and his brother-in-law, eminent paediatrician Malachy Griffin – a rare sight in Quirke's gloomy domain – altering a file to cover up the corpse's cause of death. It is the first time Quirke encounters Christine Falls, but the investigation he decides to lead into the way she lived – and the reason she died – disturbs a dark secret that has been festering at the core of Dublin's high Catholic society, a secret ready to destabilize the very heart and soul of Quirke's own family…

Black Benjamin  
обложка книги Charlie Opera Charlie Opera

A guy goes to Las Vegas for a holiday. In a matter of hours he gets drunk, gets mugged, and gets dumped by his wife. Things could get worse, and do, in this new crime novel from Charlie Stella. With bravura, alternating brutality with humor and high-octane action with virtuoso tough-guy dialogue, Stella crafts his story of Charlie Pellecchia, whose unwitting entanglement with New York mobster Nicky Cuccia plops him in the path of the DEA, FBI, and Las Vegas police. Law enforcement may find Charlie awkwardly in its way, but elsewhere – in deluxe casino hotel suites, at deserted construction sites, on quiet residential streets – a bodybuilding punk looking to be made, a professional killer, a mob chief's double-dealing accountant, and a pair of Vietnamese gangbangers are all trying to put Charlie permanently out of the way. All because he broke a wiseguy's jaw. Add to the mix hookers with felonious kinks, a cop deeply troubled by his wife's infidelity, a ham-fisted redneck with vengeance on his mind, and some bad faith between a Brooklyn crime family and the Russian mob. Things go down tough in this gritty underworld thriller where the name of the game is Charlie Opera.

Stella Charlie  
обложка книги Crucifixion River Crucifixion River

A collection of stories

In this Spur Award-winning story, a Pinkerton detective, a couple on the run, a wanted man, and a traveling salesman with mysterious wares all converge on the banks of Crucifixion River to take shelter from an impending storm.

Muller Marcia, Pronzini Bill  
обложка книги Czarna Wieża Czarna Wieża

Adam Dalgliesh, wyższy oficer policji, postanawia się wybrać do prywatnego ośrodka dla nieuleczalnie chorych, dokąd zaprosił go zaprzyjaźniony stary pastor. Na miejscu okazuje się jednak, że pastor kilka dni wcześniej zmarł.

Adam zatrzymuje się w ośrodku na pewien czas, by uporządkować odziedziczony po przyjacielu księgozbiór, i poznaje pensjonariuszy oraz łączące ich stosunki, z pozoru tylko proste i bezkonfliktowe. Wydarzenia, które później następują, utwierdzają go w przekonaniu, że w ośrodku dzieje się coś złego…

James P D  
обложка книги Comeback Comeback

In Comeback, seinem dreißigsten Roman, setzt Dick Francis den vielen namenlosen, unbesungenen Helden hinter den PferdesportKulissen, den Tierärzten, ein Denkmal. Tatort ist Cheltenham, Schauplatz des jährlich ausgetragenen Cheltenham Gold Cup. In der Tierklinik des aufstrebenden jungen Tierarztes Ken McClure sind kurz nacheinander vier vollblütige Gold-Cup-verdächtige Pferdepatienten auf unnatürliche Weise jämmerlich verendet.

Francis Dick  
Cудья и палач

Что делать, если бандита нельзя наказать законным образом? У него «все схвачено», адвокат легко отмажет его от суда. Для Волчары ответ ясен: давить собственноручно. Волчара – необычный мент, у него свое правосудие, своя справедливость. Киллера, покушавшегося на его родную сестру, он тоже готов прикончить своими руками, но это не так просто. Его противник – суперпрофессионал. Если майор Круча – Волчара, то неуловимый киллер – зверь не менее крупный и опасный. И сам охотится за ним. Кто кому перегрызет глотку?…

Колычев Владимир Мент в законе  
обложка книги Catch Me Catch Me

In four days, someone is going to kill me…

Detective D. D. Warren is hard to surprise. But a lone woman outside D.D.'s latest crime scene shocks her with a remarkable proposition: Twenty-seven-year-old Charlene Rosalind Carter Grant believes she will be murdered in four days. And she wants Boston's top detective to handle the death investigation. It will be up close and personal. No evidence of forced entry, no sign of struggle. Charlie tells a chilling story: Each year at 8:00 p.m. on February 21, a woman has died. The victims have been childhood best friends from a small town in New Hampshire; the motive remains unknown. Now only the last friend remains to count down her final hours. But as D.D. quickly learns, Charlie Grant has been preparing, and she doesn't plan on going down without a fight. As D.D. tracks a lone gunman who is killing pedophiles in Boston, she must also delve into the murders of Charlie's friends, seeking the elusive insight into who might be stalking and killing these childhood playmates, in the hopes of preventing whatever might come this February 21. Just how much can she trust Charlie Grant, a woman who by her own admission can outshoot, outfight, and outrun anyone in Boston? Is Charlie truly in danger, or is she hiding a truth deep within her that may turn out to be D.D.'s biggest surprise of all?

In four days, someone is going to kill me. But the son of a bitch has gotta catch me first.

Gardner Lisa  
обложка книги Chasing the Night Chasing the Night

A CIA agent's two-year-old child was stolen in the night as a brutal act of vengeance. Now, eight years later, this torment is something Catherine Ling awakens to every day. Her friends, family, and colleagues tell her to let go, move on, accept that her son is never coming back. But she can't. Catherine needs to find someone as driven and obsessed as she is to help her- and that person is Eve Duncan. She knows that Eve shares her nightmare, since closure is also something that eludes Eve after the disappearance of her daughter Bonnie. Now, Eve must take her talents as a forensic sculptor to another level, using age progression as a way to unite Catherine with her child. As Eve gets drawn deeper into Catherine's horror, she must face looming demons of her own.

Bonnie's killer is still out there. And a new killer is taunting Eve and Catherine at every turn. Is Catherine's son alive, or not? These two women endure the worst fear any mother can imagine in Iris Johansen's latest thrill ride, a gut-wrenching journey into the darkest places of the soul.

Johansen Iris  
обложка книги Cage of Bones Cage of Bones

Workers demolishing a building in Colchester make a horrifying discovery in the basement: a cage made of human bones…with a feral child inside. As Phil Brennan and Marina Esposito investigate, they expose the trail of a serial killer who has been operating undetected for thirty years – a killer with a disturbing connection to Brennan's father.

Carver Tania  
обложка книги Crime story № 7 (сборник) Crime story № 7 (сборник)

В новом сборнике лучших криминальных историй представлены самые громкие имена современной остросюжетной прозы! Дарья Донцова, Татьяна Устинова, Марина Крамер и другие известные авторы вновь порадуют своими блестящими детективными рассказами. Оригинальные сюжеты, яркие герои и тонкий юмор подарят вам минуту настоящего удовольстия!

Содержание сборника:

Наталья Александрова «Не плачь, Маруся!»

Дарья Донцова «Правда в три короба»

Дарья Калинина «Летний дворец»

Марина Крамер «Двадцать минут счастья»

Татьяна Луганцева «Фейсконтроль на тот свет»

Марина Серова «Рождественская шутка»

Наталья Солнцева «Браслет скифской царевны»

Татьяна Устинова «Волшебный свет»

Калинина Дарья Александровна, Серова Марина, Устинова Татьяна Витальевна, Донцова Дарья, Солнцева Наталья, Луганцева Татьяна, Александрова Наталья Николаевна, Крамер Марина  
обложка книги Careless in Red Careless in Red

You can’t keep a good detective down. George has put longtime series hero Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley of New Scotland Yard through quite a bit lately: in her last novel, With No One as Witness (2005), Lynley’s much-loved wife was shot to death on the street, reducing him to a grief-stricken shell and leading to his resignation from the Yard. How to resurrect him? George uses a pretty klunky (but familiar to all mystery fans) deus ex machina device. Lynley has embarked on a walk along the coastal path in Cornwall; his rationale is that if he doesn’t keep moving, despair will overtake him. Sure enough, on day 43 of his walk, he spots, far below, what seems to his trained eye to be the vivid red and crumpled shape of a man who has plunged to his death. The machine creaks into place, with Lynley (whose walk has made him appear like a homeless man) being treated as a suspect, then with grudging respect from the local, bumbling constabulary, and finally as someone his old associate Barbara Havers of New Scotland Yard seeks to restore to his post. Despite the obvious restoration device, George delivers, once again, a mystery imbued with psychological suspense and in-depth characterization.

George Elizabeth  
обложка книги Corpus Christmas Corpus Christmas

When a famous art historian is murdered at Breul House, NYPD lieutenant Sigrid Harald must sort through the holiday bustle to unwrap a killer.

Maron Margaret  
обложка книги Cook the Books Cook the Books

This Gourmet Girl has to take the heat-because she just can't get away from the kitchen.

Chloe Carter desperately needs a job, so she takes one assisting a cookbook writer. Unfortunately it stirs up painful memories of her ex- boyfriend Josh, who left her for Hawaii. While compiling a book of recipes from Boston's top chefs, she comes in contact with one of Josh's friends, Digger. Chloe manages to stay cool until later she finds Digger's apartment charred-with Digger in it.

Not believing that an expert chef would die from a grease fire, she sets about looking for Digger's killer. But things get sticky when the tragedy brings Josh back to Boston-and back into Chloe's life.

Conant-Park Jessica, Conant Susan  
обложка книги Calling Out For You aka The Indian Bride Calling Out For You aka The Indian Bride

Dagger Awards (nominee)

Inspector Konrad Sejer returns on the trail of a violent killer in small-town Norway. Gunder Jomann, a quiet, middle-aged man from a peaceful Norwegian town, thinks that his life is made complete when he returns from a trip to India a married man. But on the day his Indian bride is due to join him, he is called to the hospital to his sister's bedside. The local taxi driver sent to meet the Indian bride at the airport comes back without her. Then the town is shocked by the news of an Indian woman found bludgeoned to death in a nearby meadow. Inspector Sejer and his colleague Skarre head the murder inquiry, cross-examining the townsfolk and planting seeds of suspicion in a community which has always believed itself to be simple, safe and trusting. For what can only have been an unpremeditated and motiveless act of violence, everyone is guilty until proven innocent.

Fossum Karin  
обложка книги Crimen En Directo Crimen En Directo

Patrik y Erica siguen disfrutando de su idilio en el pueblo de Fjällbacka, ahora acompañados por su bebé, la pequeñaMaja, que ya tiene ochomeses.Mientras la joven pareja está plenamente volcada en los preparativos de su próxima boda, los asuntos en la comisaría, donde Patrik trabaja, siguen su curso rutinario. Pero el alcalde reúne al pleno del ayuntamiento para anunciar la llegada a Tanum de un equipo de televisión para filmar un reality-show bastante escandaloso llamado «Fucking Tanum» que, supuestamente, debería reportar unos jugosos beneficios a la población y que va a suponer en realidad una auténtica pesadilla.

Poco después, Patrik debe investigar la muerte de una mujer, víctima de un accidente de tráfico. Aparentemente lamujer bebiómás de la cuenta, pero a Patrik le llaman la atención unas extrañas marcas en el cuello de la víctima y descubre muy pronto que existe una misteriosa relación entre ese crimen y otros asesinatos que tuvieron lugar en el pasado en distintos lugares de Suecia. Al lado de todos los cuerpos había una página del cuento infantil Hansel y Gretel. Mientras tanto, el productor del programa, consciente de que amayor escándalo,mayor índice de audiencia, alimenta los conflictos entre el grupo de participantes.

Lackberg Camilla  
обложка книги Crepúsculo En Oslo Crepúsculo En Oslo

En la ciudad de Oslo, una conocida presentadora de televisión aparece asesinada en su domicilio. El superintendente Yngvar Stubø y la que fuera profiler del FBI Inger Johanne Vik son requeridos para llevar a cabo la investigación. Pareja tanto en la vida real como en la profesional, Stubø y Vik se muestran reticentes a llevar el caso ya que acaban de ser padres; sin embargo, se ven forzados a aceptarlo dada la naturaleza del mismo.

Todo apunta a un asesino en serie de gusto perverso que se deleita escenificando sus crímenes. Mientras Stubø se vuelca en el análisis meticuloso de los detalles que rodean cada crimen, Vik ahonda en una teoría que coge fuerza a medida que traza el perfil del presunto asesino; la posible conexión entre los hechos presentes y su pasado como miembro del FBI.

Holt Anne  
обложка книги Castigo Castigo

Holt es, junto a Mankell, el referente de la literatura policíaca escandinava actual. En un frío sótano en algún lugar de Noruega se halla encerrada Emilie, una niña de nueve años. Desconoce donde está y el motivo de su encierro. Tampoco sabe quién es el hombre que regularmente le ofrece comida y bebida; sin embargo, su instinto le dice que se comporte bien con él. Los días se suceden y la intranquilidad se va apoderando del país.Yngvar Stubo, el comisario del servicio de criminología noruego encargado del caso, decide solicitar la ayuda de Inger Johanne Vik, una psicóloga que en el pasado trabajó como profiler para el FBI. Anne Holt es una de las autoras escandinavas más populares del momento, con más de tres millones de ejemplares vendidos en Alemania y los países nórdicos.

Holt Anne  
обложка книги Carretera De Odios Carretera De Odios

El inspector Wexford regresa para enfrentarse a un caso de talante ecologista. Hasta su propia esposa ha sido tomada como rehén, mientras avanzan las obras de una nueva carretera que causará irremediables daños en el entorno natural de su pueblo. Intriga, crítica social e imprevisibles psicologías.

Rendell Ruth  
обложка книги Crime story № 10 (сборник) Crime story № 10 (сборник)

Специально для вас наши лучшие авторы – Дарья Донцова, Анна и Сергей Литвиновы, Марина Крамер – написали свои замечательные детективные рассказы, которые вошли в сборник «Crime story № 10»! Любимые писатели очаруют вас оригинальным сюжетом, легким стилем и тонким юмором. В каждом криминальном рассказе вы найдете сложнейшее расследование со счастливым концом…

Володарская Ольга, Литвиновы Анна и Сергей, Донцова Дарья, Солнцева Наталья, Вербинина Валерия, Крамер Марина, Степнова Ольга Юрьевна, Якунина Виолетта, Ситникова Людмила  
обложка книги Consigned to Death Consigned to Death

Josie Prescotts friends thought she was nuts when she left her high-paying New York auction house job to live on the beautiful New Hampshire coast. Truth is, Josie wondered herselfnevermind that her peripheral involvement in a high profile price-fixing scandal made the idea of a new start enticing. And things are looking upthat is, until she gets mixed up in murder, and the eligible but emotionally distant local police chief pegs her as a suspect. Josie suddenly has a lot to lose, and no desire to leave her new lifeand the possibility of a little romancebehind. So she sets out to find the killer. After all, Josie is grateful for her second chance…even with a killer on the loose.

Cleland Jane K  
обложка книги Całun dla pielęgniarki Całun dla pielęgniarki

W Nightingale House, szkole dla pielęgniarek, w tajemniczych okolicznościach giną dwie studentki.

Adam Dalgliesh ze Scotland Yardu musi znaleźć działającego z chirurgiczną precyzją zabójcę. Jego śledztwo prowadzi nas w mroczny świat kłamstwa, głęboko skrywanych tajemnic, tłumionej seksualności i szantażu.

Kunsztownie skonstruowana fabuła, po mistrzowsku scharakteryzowane postacie, dickensowska słabość do szczegółu i nieoczekiwane zakończenie – to atuty tej książki.

James P D  
обложка книги Close To Home (aka The Summer That Never Was) Close To Home (aka The Summer That Never Was)

There are human bones buried in an open field, the remains of a lost teenaged boy whose disappearance devastated a community more than thirty-five years ago… and scarred a guilt-ridden friend forever. A long-hidden horror has been unearthed, dragging a tormented policeman back into a past he could never truly forget no matter how desperately he tried. A heinous crime that occurred too close to home still has its grip on Chief Inspector Alan Banks – and it’s leading him into a dark place where evil still dwells. Because the secrets that doomed young Graham Marshall back in 1965 remain alive and lethal – and disturbing them could cost Banks much more than he ever imagined.

Robinson Peter  
обложка книги Cat Deck the Halls Cat Deck the Halls

The cats who saved Christmas…

The charming seaside village of Molena Point, California, leads one to expect a quiet traditional Christmas surrounded by family and friends-but not this holiday season. Instead of singing carols and climbing into Christmas trees, Joe Grey, feline P.I., is faced with his most difficult case yet-and that's saying a lot for a wily tomcat who for years has been solving crimes the police can't even crack.

At midnight in the deserted gardens of the shopping plaza, a stranger lies dead beneath the village Christmas tree; the only witness to the shooting is a little child. But when the police arrive, summoned by an anonymous phone call of feline origin, both the body and the child have disappeared. As police scramble for leads, the grey tomcat, his tabby lady, and their tortoiseshell pal, Kit, launch their own unique investigation.

Together Joe Grey, Dulcie, and Kit face their most heartbreaking case yet as they care for the child who may be the killer's next target. Trying to sort out perplexing clues amidst the happiness of the season, they shadow a cast of colorful characters. But neither the police nor their unknown feline assistants are aware that they might have stumbled over the murderer and never known it, until an electrifying final scene when the killer's identity is revealed.

For years Shirley Rousseau Murphy has written tales that have delighted readers and critics alike. With her lyrical prose and fast-paced plotting, Murphy has created another delightfully absorbing trip to a magical place populated by unforgettable characters whom readers have come to think of as friends.

Murphy Shirley Rousseau  
обложка книги Cat Laughing Last Cat Laughing Last

When celebrated novelist Elliot Traynor and his wife arrive in Molena Point, strange events begin to occur, and feline sleuth Joe Grey and his cat companion Dulcie must delve into their latest mystery and soon find themselves tracking a killer.

Murphy Shirley Rousseau  
обложка книги Cat Playing Cupid Cat Playing Cupid

Love – and murder – is in the air…

It took Joe Grey's human, Clyde, nearly forever to pop the question to Ryan Flannery, and what more romantic time to tie the knot than on Valentine's Day? But dark secrets from the past, uncovered by Joe and his feline pals, threaten to ruin the happy union.

First, a body discovered many miles away reopens a ten-year-old cold case involving a man who disappeared days before his own wedding. The jilted bride is back in town and eager to find the truth… or to hide evidence of her own wrongdoing. Trouble is, she's soon involved with Ryan's father, who is house-sitting and preparing meals for Joe Grey while Clyde and Ryan are on their honeymoon.

Then another body is found closer to home on the grounds of a ruined estate, deserted save for a band of unusual feral cats. Around the wrist of the corpse is a bracelet bearing the image of a rearing cat, and the cats discover a rare literary volume hidden nearby that divulges their own secret: their special ability to speak.

But as the police investigate the two murders, located more than five hundred miles apart, only Joe Grey suspects that the crimes are related. It takes a chase from which the tomcat wonders if he'll emerge alive for anyone to hone in on the connection between the murders. Finally, feline perception and cop sense combine to bring a killer to justice in this delightful new tale involving Shirley Rousseau Murphy's three amazing cats.

Murphy Shirley Rousseau  
обложка книги Cat Spitting Mad Cat Spitting Mad

A double murder leaves feline sleuth Joe Gray hopping mad as Max Harper, Molena Point's dedicated chief of police, stands framed for murder, and Joe and his sidekick Dulcie are the only creatures who can save him. Reprint.

Murphy Shirley Rousseau  
обложка книги Cat Seeing Double Cat Seeing Double

Multiple-award-winning author Shirley Rousseau Murphy once again brings us Joe Grey and Dulcie, the most cunning set of feline sleuths ever to stick their paws into crime solving.

Always a loner, Charlie Getz never expected to fall in love with anyone, let alone the chief of police of Molena Point, California. So her wedding on a perfect, sunny day is all the more joyous – especially when two of the honored guests are four-footed pals, feline detectives Joe Grey and Dulcie.

However, two unexpected visitors – a young boy and an old man hidden in the shadows – are preparing to bomb the soon-to-be-filledlied church. The lone witness, a small tattercoat kit crouched beneath the oak branches, warns Joe's owner, Clyde; then, with claws and teeth, she stops the two would-be murderers. But the shock of the near disaster that might have killed half the village is only the beginning. The next morning Charlie's good friend, building contractor Ryan Flannery, awakens to find her estranged, philandering husband dead in her garage… and her own gun is missing.

With suspicion falling squarely on Ryan's shoulders, Joe Grey, Dulcie, and Kit use their skills of break-and-enter to prove her innocence. But a stranger's sinister push into her life is as unexpected as the arrival, on the morning of the murder, of a handsome purebred hunting dog, a homeless stray who seems determined to move in with Ryan.

Whatever hateful force has descended on the small seaside village, the three cats are soon paw-deep in a tangle of jealousy, greed, and carefully planned retribution. So they work the case as only cats can, passing information anonymously to the cops, making a heroic feline effort to nail the killer and catch the wedding bomber, and hoping to see the silver hunting dog settled safely into his new home.

Murphy Shirley Rousseau  
обложка книги Chapter & Hearse Chapter & Hearse

Mystery bookstore owner Tricia Miles has been spending more time solving whodunits than reading them. Now a nearby gas explosion has injured Tricia's sister's boyfriend, Bob Kelly, the head of the Chamber of Commerce, and killed the owner of the town's history bookstore. Tricia's never been a fan of Bob, but when she reads that he's being tight-lipped about the "accident", it's time to take action.

Barrett Lorna Booktown Mystery  
обложка книги Confirmation Confirmation Harvey John  
обложка книги Cross Cross

Cross (kros/ noun, verb, adjective) means an ancient instrument of torture, or, in a very bad humour, or, a punch thrown across an opponent's punch. Jack Taylor brings death and pain to everyone he loves. His only hope of redemption – his surrogate son, Cody – is lying in hospital in a coma. At least he still has Ridge, his old friend from the Guards, though theirs is an unorthodox relationship. When she tells him that a boy has been crucified in Galway city, he agrees to help her search for the killer. Jack's investigations take him to many of his old haunts where he encounters ghosts, dead and living. Everyone wants something from him, but Jack is not sure he has anything left to give. Maybe he should sell up, pocket his Euros and get the hell out of Galway like everyone else seems to be doing. Then the sister of the murdered boy is burned to death, and Jack decides he must hunt down the killer, if only to administer his own brand of rough justice.

Bruen Ken Jack Taylor  
обложка книги Corra cuando diga "ya" Corra cuando diga "ya"

Club DEL MISTERIO Nº 85

Waugh Hillary  
обложка книги Cuervos de Hollywood Cuervos de Hollywood

Joseph Wambaugh, maestro del thriller policíaco, ha vuelto con una adictiva novela focalizada una vez más en los oficiales de la Hollywood Station del LAPD; en concreto en el papel que desempeñan los «cuervos», nombre popular dela Oficina de Relaciones Comunitarias (CRO), formado por policías que no están satisfechos en las calles y que se sienten más seguros velando por la «calidad de vida» de los vecinos.

Wambaugh Joseph  
обложка книги Cruel Zinc Melodies Cruel Zinc Melodies

Garrett's newest visitors are a pack of lovelies led by his main squeeze Tinnie Tate and her friend, Alyx Weider, the spoiled daughter of the largest brewer in town. Her father needs Garrett'shelp-his workers are being attacked by everything from giant insects to ghosts. Garrett takes the case. After all, working for the Weiders means free beer. But it also means serious danger.

Cook Glen Garrett, P.I., Garrett P.I.  
обложка книги Cuando el antro sagrado cierra Cuando el antro sagrado cierra

Matt Scudder fue policía de Nueva York. Ahora es un detective sin licencia que saca las castañas del fuego a sus amigos. Se divorció de su mujer, y ahora vive en un modesto hotel del West Side. Pero su verdadero hogar se encuentra en cualquiera de los bares de su zona, la clientela habitual forma su familia. Corre el verano de 1975, y Matt anda comprometido con varios favores a amigos. En primer lugar, debe salvar de sospechas a Tommie Tillary, un hombre de negocios de ropas estridentes cuya mujer ha sido asesinada. Matt Scudder no dejará de beber ni un instante, pero se mantendrá lo suficientemente lúcido como para encontrar la solución, hallando la inspiración en el fondo de la botella.

Block Lawrence  
обложка книги Cuerpo de Muerte Cuerpo de Muerte

Thomas Lynley vuelve de su permiso tras la muerte de su mujer porque su equipo no se fía de la capacidad de la nueva jefe del departamento, la inspectora Isabelle Ardery, cuyo estilo a la hora de liderarlos parece molestar a todos y cada uno de los componentes del equipo. El conflicto empieza cuando se encuentra el cadáver de una mujer apuñalada en un aislado cementerio de Londres. Mientras que Lynley empieza sus pesquisas en la ciudad de Londres, sus anteriores colegas Barbara Havers y Winston Nkata siguen la pista hacia el sur de la ciudad. Allí descubrirán que las pistas se dirigen hacia el hermoso bosque llamado New Forest. Lo que no saben es que más de un oscuro secreto acecha en el bosque y que la investigación va a llevarlos a un final que es tan sorprendente como terrible.

George Elizabeth  
обложка книги Cenizas de Rencor Cenizas de Rencor

Olivia Whitelaw ha vivido su vida como polo negativo de la de su autoritaria madre: esta quería que estudiase, pero ella dejó el instituto y se fue a vivir con un hombre casado, quien no tardó en dejarla a su vez. Abandonada y embarazada, su madre solo la readmitió en casa a condición de que abortase… Ahora quizá es demasiado tarde para enderezar su destino, pero no así para intentar comprender los extraños mecanismos psicológicos por los que una hija puede, aun en su rebeldía, vivir al compás de los caprichos de su madre. Para intentar comprender cómo los actos de una persona pueden venir invariablemente determinados por el criterio de otra. Y cómo una relación emocional tan enrarecida puede involucrar a otras personas e incluso dar lugar a un siniestro crimen… Por su parte, el inspector Linley tendrá que hilar muy fino para llegar al meollo de este amargo entramado de sentimientos.

George Elizabeth  
обложка книги Cop Out Cop Out

Who are you, Malone? Just a little while ago you were a cop. That was before the two punks and their girl hit town. That was before they boosted a payroll and shot down a man and took your 9-year-old daughter as insurance to cover their getaway. Now you're just a man. Scared. Not for yourself-that would be easy. But for your child, the only thing in the world you love enough to make you play ball with the kind of scum you've hated all your life.

Queen Ellery  
обложка книги Che Committed Suicide Che Committed Suicide

Since the night Inspector Haritos had the brilliant idea to offer his chest as a shield in order to save Elena Kousta from a bullet fired by her stepson, his life has changed radically. Haritos' long convalescence has given his wife the opportunity to take control and, now, subdued and tamed, he witnesses a shocking suicide captured live on TV. The victim, Iason Favieros, a former revolutionary activist who had been jailed during the dictatorship of the Colonels, had built up a sprawling business empire in a surprisingly short period of time, including Olympic contracts. This tragedy is quickly followed by the suicides of a well-known Greek MP and a national journalist – at his own party. With the police and the press left groping in the dark, Inspector Haritos is under pressure to solve the mystery that is lurking behind this series of public suicides, unveiling the secrets buried in the victims' past.

Markaris Petros  
обложка книги Corked by Cabernet Corked by Cabernet

Nikki Sands, manager of the Malveaux Estates in Napa Valley – and girlfriend of the owner – is blissfully happy. Until a guru's devotee is killed on the famous Napa Valley Wine train and ruins her peace of mind.

Scott Michele  
обложка книги Cat in the Dark Cat in the Dark

"I'm a cat," said Dulcie. "Of course I worry, Joe. What if the cops set up a stakeout? What if they witness a cat opening a skylight and masterminding a robbery? The tabloids will love it. Every nut in the country will read about the trained burglar-cat. Or, heaven forbid, the talking cat…" There's a bad new cat in sleepy little Molena Point: a renegade tom with a penchant for robbery, a scorn for his fellow felines, and a disdain for human laws. And he's masterminding a crime spree that's quickly escalating toward murder most foul. Dulcie and Joe Grey both know the score – they've seen Azrael in action. But how can they expose the criminal without letting ordinary, untrustworthy humans in on the secret that certain select cats can think and talk? Cats like them…

Murphy Shirley Rousseau  
обложка книги Cat Cross Their Graves Cat Cross Their Graves

Readers and reviewers alike have consistently praised multiple-award-winning author Shirley Rousseau Murphy for her absorbing plots, her charming, lyrical prose, and most of all, her delightful and highly realistic feline sleuths – the wily tomcat Joe Grey, his best pal Dulcie, and their tattercoat friend Kit. Now Murphy has created her most compelling novel to date: the murder of a much-beloved actress and the havoc it uncovers in an unsuspecting town.

The appealing small village of Molena Point, California, offers a cozy refuge from the harsher realities of life and serves as a restful retreat for film star Patty Rose, who has retired among its oaks and cottages. Buying an inn where travelers' pets, too, are made welcome, Patty settles down to enjoy her golden years. But as the town gathers to honor her and to celebrate her old films, Patty is brutally murdered – and only a tortoiseshell cat named Kit hears the three shots fired.

Leaping from the window of the penthouse suite that Kit shares with her adopted humans and scrambling down a flowering vine, Kit is the first to discover Patty's dead body sprawled on the inn's dark back stairs. Glimpsing the killer, she sets out to track him. But soon, as sirens scream and the police arrive, so do Kit's feline pals, Joe Grey and Dulcie.

Finding only Kit's scent and sure that she's headed for trouble, Joe and Dulcie follow her. But Dulcie must also put aside her own secret – a runaway young girl she's been helping to hide in the local library. She won't learn until later that the child may be, in a grisly and convoluted scenario, connected to Patty's murder. This, along with the discovery of hidden graves, a kidnapping, and the secrets of a dying woman, deal the cats a full set of clues that soon have them clawing out the truth.

Murphy Shirley Rousseau  
обложка книги Cuenta hasta diez Cuenta hasta diez

Tras ser abandonados por su madre, un chico y su hermano pequeño terminan en la red estatal de hogares de acogida. Sin embargo, quienes a partir de entonces tenían que cuidar de ellos los dejan a su suerte. Y años después…

Reed Solliday tiene más de quince años de experiencia en el cuerpo de bomberos de Chicago, luchando contra los incendios y, sobre todo, investigando su origen. Pero nunca había presenciado nada parecido al reciente estallido de fuegos provocados por alguien frío, meticuloso y cada vez más violento. Cuando en la última casa incendiada aparece el cadáver de una mujer asesinada, Reed se ve obligado a colaborar con la policía. Y la detective de homicidios Mia Mitchell es una mujer impetuosa, más acostumbrada a dar órdenes que a recibirlas, y se niega a aceptar que los motivos habituales puedan ser la causa de un odio tan calculado. Algo más se esconde detrás de todo ello…

Una intriga absorbente por una de las autoras con mayor éxito de ventas en Estados Unidos, Gran Bretaña y Alemania.

Rose Karen  
обложка книги Cat Raise the Dead Cat Raise the Dead

The third in a charming series of cat fantasy-mysteries featuring Joe Grey, a tomcat who discovers, to his dismay, that he can speak – with humans!

Readers will adore this new installment by Shirley Rousseau Murphy – a treat for fantasy, cat and mystery lovers every-where. Joe Grey was, well, peeved. His human housemate Clyde was trying to volunteer him as a once-a-week Animal Therapy cuddle kitty. And just when Joe was about to nab the cat burglar who was terrifying the coast from Half Moon Bay to Moien Point! But it wasn't up to Joe or Clyde. The "pet-a-pet" scheme was Dulcie's idea, and she was a cat who always got her way. Dulcie needed Joe's help to prove that the old folks' home was hiding more than just lonely seniors. There was a mysterious kidnapper, a severed finger and a very, very busy open grave!

Murphy Shirley Rousseau