By Joe Gores
Swept clear of his loving kinfolk whilst his machine investigations make him the objective of a mysterious enemy, Eddie Dain resurfaces as a knowledgeable killer with lethal instincts and a force for revenge.
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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 bothered, 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 was once there for stable. 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 support 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 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 earlier, the place he'll locate the wrenching fact that at last 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 USA to the top bidder: Roger Seagraves is promoting the US 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 just a little a Robin Hood as she plots a enormous rip-off opposed to the most ruthless businessmen in the world.
Sidney Sheldon's preferred and enduring heroine—Tracy Whitney of If the following day Comes—returns in a sensational sequel choked with ardour, suspense, and breathtaking twists
Once upon a time, Tracy Whitney made the folks who destroyed her kinfolk account for his or her sins. Now an individual is seeking payback . . .
Tracy Whitney by no means notion she desired to quiet down. along with her artful and good-looking companion, Jeff Stevens, she'd been liable for many of the world's so much impressive heists, relishing the chance and depth of existence at the wild facet. jointly, she and Jeff have made sufficient 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 relations, whereas Jeff indulges his ardour for antiquities operating on the British Museum. yet because the months go and Tracy's longed-for being pregnant doesn't occur, she unearths herself craving for the adrenaline rush of the previous days. whilst a mysterious and gorgeous stranger enters their lives, Tracy and Jeff's as soon as unbreakable partnership is unexpectedly blown large 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 figuring out Tracy is available someplace. however the remainder of the realm believes Tracy Whitney is useless . . . until eventually a chain 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 . . . all of the towns the place Tracy pulled off a few of her so much very good capers. somebody is focusing on her, manipulating a chain of irritating occasions and elevating terrifying ghosts she idea have been useless and buried. once more, this smart lady reveals herself out at the side, taking part in the percentages in a determined video game of roulette. yet this time she's bought every little thing to lose—including the fellow she can't forget.
Jeff Stevens kept Tracy's lifestyles as soon as. Now it's her probability to come back 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 going allies, and to discover the power and braveness to defeat her opponents and shield every thing she loves.
Tomorrow has come eventually. however it isn't the longer term 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 good friend a massive one for saving his lifestyles as soon as upon a time. Now the friend’s daughter, Linda “Pidge” Lewellen, wishes aid 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 top-of-the-line works of fiction ever penned via an American writer. ”—Jonathan Kellerman
When treasure hunter Ted Lewellen kept his existence in a bar struggle, McGee might by no means have proposal he’d turn out paying his rescuer again in the sort of approach. yet years later he unearths himself headed to Hawaii at Ted’s request to determine even if Pidge’s husband fairly 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 uncomplicated anxiousness, provides her a pep speak, and leaves for domestic blissfully satisfied. It’s no longer till he’s again in Lauderdale that he realizes he can have ignored a clue or . And Pidge can 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.
Dead Man by Joe Gores