By Jack Higgins
Jack Higgins's earlier novels fringe of chance and middle of the night Runner placed British intelligence agent Sean Dillon via "a lot of thrills [and] wild action" (Los Angeles Times). Now a brand new enemy has emerged with a depressing mystery from international conflict II—and a ranking to settle with agent Dillon.
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Following from Jo Nesbø's electrifying foreign best-sellers The Snowman and The Leopard, now comes Phantom, which plunges the bright, deeply stricken, 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 suggestion 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 bring up yet couldn't aid deserting while 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 harmful research that takes him deep into the area 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 concerns 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 USA to her enemies, one devastating mystery at a time. On an area point, Annabelle Conroy, the main proficient con artist of her new release, is changing into slightly a Robin Hood as she plots a enormous rip-off opposed to the most ruthless businessmen in the world.
Sidney Sheldon's most well-liked and enduring heroine—Tracy Whitney of If the following day Comes—returns in a sensational sequel jam-packed with ardour, suspense, and breathtaking twists
Once upon a time, Tracy Whitney made the folks who destroyed her kin account for his or her sins. Now somebody is seeking payback . . .
Tracy Whitney by no means proposal she desired to quiet down. together with her clever and good-looking accomplice, Jeff Stevens, she'd been answerable for a number of the world's so much awesome heists, relishing the chance and depth of existence at the wild part. jointly, she and Jeff have made adequate cash for a number of lifetimes conning the wealthy, corrupt, and grasping out in their ill-gotten fortunes. yet there's nonetheless something lacking from Tracy's ideal existence: a baby.
At first, "going straight" seems like a brand new experience. Tracy makes plans for a family members, 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 take place, she unearths herself craving for the adrenaline rush of the outdated days. while a mysterious and lovely stranger enters their lives, Tracy and Jeff's as soon as unbreakable partnership is all of sudden blown huge open. Jeff wakes one morning to discover Tracy long past, vanished with out a trace.
For greater than a decade, a damaged Jeff struggles to hold on figuring out Tracy is offered someplace. however the remainder of the area believes Tracy Whitney is lifeless . . . until eventually a sequence of murders leads a tenacious French detective to her doorstep. 11 sufferers, in ten assorted towns, over 9 years—all bearing the hallmarks of an analogous killer. Madrid, Lima, London, Chicago, Buenos Aires, Hong Kong, ny, Mumbai . . . the entire towns the place Tracy pulled off a few of her such a lot significant capers. anyone is concentrating on her, manipulating a chain of anxious occasions and elevating terrifying ghosts she idea have been useless and buried. once more, this smart girl reveals herself out at the part, enjoying the percentages in a determined video game of roulette. yet this time she's obtained every little thing to lose—including the guy she can't forget.
Jeff Stevens kept Tracy's existence as soon as. Now it's her probability to come the prefer. to prevent a devious enemy hidden within the shadows, she's going to have to dig deeper than she's ever long gone sooner than, to place her belief in a few not likely allies, and to discover the energy and braveness to defeat her competitors and safeguard every thing she loves.
Tomorrow has come finally. however it isn't the long run Tracy bargained for. . . .
From a cherished 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 pal an enormous 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.
“The Travis McGee novels are among the best works of fiction ever penned by means of an American writer. ”—Jonathan Kellerman
When treasure hunter Ted Lewellen stored his lifestyles in a bar struggle, McGee may well by no means have notion he’d turn out paying his rescuer again in this type of means. yet years later he unearths himself headed to Hawaii at Ted’s request to determine even if Pidge’s husband quite is making an attempt to kill her, or if she’s simply wasting her mind.
Of path, as soon as McGee arrives he can’t support yet provide in to his baser instincts, and as his affair with Pidge will get underway, he can’t discover a unmarried factor improper. McGee chalks up Pidge’s paranoia to uncomplicated anxiousness, supplies her a pep speak, and leaves for domestic blissfully chuffed. It’s no longer till he’s again in Lauderdale that he realizes he can have ignored a clue or . And Pidge may be in very severe danger.
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Then a boot followed, bracing on the skid. I didn’t wait for him to get a shot lined up. I switched my grip to my hands. Using my stomach muscles, I swung my body as before, and on the second swing, aimed both feet directly at the boot. My heels hit hard, and the boot slipped, followed by the man. The rifle jarred free of his hands and hung by the strap around his shoulder. He caught the skid with his elbows, his legs dangling right beside me. The craft bobbed then dipped like a rollercoaster, and for another stomach-lurching moment, I thought we were going down.
Okay, so it was hot. Damn hot. Maybe I could make due with a knife strapped to the inside of my thigh. It would have to be a very short knife. “You can’t be carrying. ” “And my cell phone? ” Jacob had just sent me a new encrypted cell, and I was under strict orders to keep it with me at all times, no exceptions. It was even waterproof, so I could take it into the shower. “Did you notice the bag? Check the lining. ” I took another look in the box. A small, cross-body purse lay at the bottom, black sequins and tassels.
He hit it with a dull thud, then crumpled to the ground. I didn’t know if I’d killed him or merely incapacitated him, and I didn’t wait to find out. I raced down the stairs and past the pool, kicking the shoes from my feet as I ran for the helicopter. I wasn’t exactly sure what I’d do once I reached it. I had no weapon, no plan. The aircraft was a purple Bell 427, under ten years old. Twin engine, light utility, seated eight. Through the cabin doors I saw four people inside, one of them the pilot, one Julianne.
Bad Company (Sean Dillon, Book 11) by Jack Higgins