By Robert Harris
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Following from Jo Nesbø's electrifying overseas best-sellers The Snowman and The Leopard, now comes Phantom, which plunges the intense, deeply afflicted, now former police officer Harry gap right into a full-tilt research on which his personal tenuous destiny will come to depend.
When Harry left Oslo back for Hong Kong—fleeing the traumas of lifestyles as a cop—he notion he used to be there for strong. yet then the unthinkable occurred. The son of the girl he enjoyed, misplaced, and nonetheless loves is arrested for homicide: Oleg, the boy Harry helped increase yet couldn't aid deserting whilst he fled. Harry has get back to end up that Oleg isn't a killer. Barred from rejoining the police strength, he units out on a solitary, more and more risky research that takes him deep into the realm of the main virulent drug to ever hit the streets of Oslo (and the careers of a few of the city's maximum officials), and into the maze of his personal previous, the place he'll locate the wrenching fact that eventually issues to Oleg, and to himself.
Oliver Stone and his Camel membership are in a race to prevent a guy who's made up our minds to public sale off the US to the top bidder: Roger Seagraves is promoting the United States to her enemies, one devastating mystery at a time. On a neighborhood point, Annabelle Conroy, the main proficient con artist of her iteration, is turning into a little bit a Robin Hood as she plots a enormous rip-off opposed to essentially the most ruthless businessmen on the earth.
Sidney Sheldon's most well-liked and enduring heroine—Tracy Whitney of If day after today Comes—returns in a sensational sequel jam-packed with ardour, suspense, and breathtaking twists
Once upon a time, Tracy Whitney made the folk who destroyed her relatives account for his or her sins. Now somebody is seeking payback . . .
Tracy Whitney by no means suggestion she desired to calm down. together with her artful and good-looking companion, Jeff Stevens, she'd been accountable for a few of the world's such a lot impressive heists, relishing the risk and depth of existence at the wild part. jointly, she and Jeff have made sufficient cash for numerous lifetimes conning the wealthy, corrupt, and grasping out in their ill-gotten fortunes. yet there's nonetheless something lacking from Tracy's ideal lifestyles: a baby.
At first, "going straight" seems like a brand new experience. Tracy makes plans for a relatives, whereas Jeff indulges his ardour for antiquities operating on the British Museum. yet because the months move and Tracy's longed-for being pregnant doesn't ensue, she unearths herself longing for the adrenaline rush of the outdated days. whilst a mysterious and lovely stranger enters their lives, Tracy and Jeff's as soon as unbreakable partnership is without warning blown vast open. Jeff wakes one morning to discover Tracy long gone, vanished and not using a trace.
For greater than a decade, a damaged Jeff struggles to hold on understanding Tracy is on the market someplace. however the remainder of the area believes Tracy Whitney is lifeless . . . till a chain of murders leads a tenacious French detective to her doorstep. 11 sufferers, in ten various towns, over 9 years—all bearing the hallmarks of an analogous killer. Madrid, Lima, London, Chicago, Buenos Aires, Hong Kong, manhattan, Mumbai . . . all of the towns the place Tracy pulled off a few of her such a lot marvelous capers. somebody is concentrating on her, manipulating a chain of tense occasions and elevating terrifying ghosts she proposal have been useless and buried. once more, this smart lady unearths herself out at the aspect, taking part in the percentages in a determined video game of roulette. yet this time she's bought every thing to lose—including the guy she can't forget.
Jeff Stevens kept Tracy's existence as soon as. Now it's her likelihood to come back the desire. to forestall a devious enemy hidden within the shadows, she's going to have to dig deeper than she's ever long past sooner than, to place her belief in a few not likely allies, and to discover the power and braveness to defeat her competitors and guard every thing she loves.
Tomorrow has come eventually. however it isn't the long run Tracy bargained for. . . .
From a liked grasp of crime fiction, The Turquoise Lament is one of the vintage novels that includes Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.
Funny factor approximately favors. occasionally they arrive again to hang-out you. And Travis McGee owes his good friend a huge one for saving his existence as soon as upon a time. Now the friend’s daughter, Linda “Pidge” Lewellen, wishes support 5 time zones away in Hawaii prior to she sails off into the deep blue with a cold-blooded killer: her husband.
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When treasure hunter Ted Lewellen kept his lifestyles in a bar struggle, McGee may possibly by no means have suggestion he’d prove paying his rescuer again in the sort of means. yet years later he unearths himself headed to Hawaii at Ted’s request to determine no matter if Pidge’s husband particularly is making an attempt to kill her, or if she’s simply wasting her mind.
Of direction, as soon as McGee arrives he can’t aid yet provide in to his baser instincts, and as his affair with Pidge will get underway, he can’t discover a unmarried factor mistaken. McGee chalks up Pidge’s paranoia to easy nervousness, provides her a pep speak, and leaves for domestic blissfully chuffed. It’s now not until eventually he’s again in Lauderdale that he realizes he could have neglected a clue or . And Pidge should be in very critical danger.
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Komm bald nach, Liebling«, sagte sie. « Er erwiderte nichts. Sie blieb noch einen Augenblick in der Tür stehen und betrachtete ihn. Mit seinen zweiundvierzig Jahren sah er immer noch jung aus. Ihm war nie bewusst gewesen, wie attraktiv er eigentlich war – eine, wie sie fand, ebenso anziehende wie seltene Eigenschaft bei einem Mann. Allerdings war er nicht anspruchslos, wie sie im Lauf der Zeit festgestellt hatte. Ganz im Gegenteil: Alles, was ihn intellektuell nicht forderte, war ihm in höchstem Maße gleichgültig.
Meine Frau und ich sind nach Frankreich gezogen, in ein Haus gleich hinter der Grenze. Ist billiger. Allerdings muss ich jetzt jeden Tag nach Genf reinfahren. « Von draußen waren die Geräusche eines Dieselmotors zu hören. Gabrielle steckte den Kopf zur Tür herein. »Der Krankenwagen ist da. « Hoffmann versuchte aufzustehen. Leclerc wollte ihm helfen, aber Hoffmann winkte ihn weg. Schweizer, dachte er säuerlich. Tun so, als wären wir Ausländer willkommen, aber eigentlich stecken sie voller Ressentiments.
Er ging zum Schreibtisch und setzte sich auf Hoffmanns antiken Kapitänsstuhl. Ab und zu, wenn die schimmernden Zahlenkolonnen sich änderten, lief eine leichte Wellenbewegung über den großen Bildschirm: 1,06, -78, -4,03 %, -$0,95. Die Zahlen waren ihm ein Rätsel, er konnte sie genauso wenig entschlüsseln wie die Inschrift auf dem Stein von Rosette. Wenn er den Schlüssel fände, dachte er, dann könnte er vielleicht genauso reich werden wie dieser Kerl. Die Geldanlagen, die er sich vor ein paar Jahren von einem pickeligen »Finanzberater« für seinen eigenen komfortablen Ruhestand hatte aufschwatzen lassen, waren jetzt nur noch die Hälfte dessen wert, was er dafür bezahlt hatte.
Angst (Thriller) by Robert Harris