By Jo Nesbø
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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 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 concept he was once there for sturdy. 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 come again to turn out that Oleg isn't really 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 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 prior, the place he'll locate the wrenching fact that at last issues to Oleg, and to himself.
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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 , 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 idea he was once there for stable. yet then the unthinkable occurred. The son of the lady he enjoyed, misplaced, and nonetheless loves is arrested for homicide: Oleg, the boy Harry helped increase yet couldn't support deserting while he fled. Harry has come again to turn out 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 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 prior, 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 forestall a guy who's decided to public sale off the USA to the top bidder: Roger Seagraves is promoting the USA to her enemies, one devastating mystery at a time. On a neighborhood point, Annabelle Conroy, the main proficient con artist of her new release, is changing into somewhat 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 next day to come Comes—returns in a sensational sequel choked with ardour, suspense, and breathtaking twists
Once upon a time, Tracy Whitney made the folk who destroyed her relations account for his or her sins. Now anyone is seeking payback . . .
Tracy Whitney by no means concept she desired to calm down. together with her clever and good-looking accomplice, Jeff Stevens, she'd been liable for the various world's so much unbelievable heists, relishing the chance and depth of lifestyles at the wild aspect. jointly, she and Jeff have made adequate funds 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 excellent existence: a baby.
At first, "going straight" appears 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 reveals herself craving for the adrenaline rush of the outdated days. while a mysterious and gorgeous stranger enters their lives, Tracy and Jeff's as soon as unbreakable partnership is all at once blown large open. Jeff wakes one morning to discover Tracy long gone, vanished with no trace.
For greater than a decade, a damaged Jeff struggles to hold on realizing Tracy is accessible someplace. however the remainder of the realm believes Tracy Whitney is useless . . . till a sequence of murders leads a tenacious French detective to her doorstep. 11 sufferers, in ten various towns, over 9 years—all bearing the hallmarks of a similar killer. Madrid, Lima, London, Chicago, Buenos Aires, Hong Kong, big apple, Mumbai . . . the entire towns the place Tracy pulled off a few of her such a lot outstanding capers. anyone is concentrating on her, manipulating a sequence of hectic occasions and elevating terrifying ghosts she concept have been useless and buried. once more, this shrewdpermanent girl unearths herself out at the part, taking part in the chances in a determined online 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 existence as soon as. Now it's her probability to come the want. to forestall a devious enemy hidden within the shadows, she's going to have to dig deeper than she's ever long past ahead of, to place her belief in a few not likely allies, and to discover the energy and braveness to defeat her opponents and safeguard every little thing she loves.
Tomorrow has come ultimately. however it isn't the longer term Tracy bargained for. . . .
From a loved 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 a massive one for saving his lifestyles as soon as upon a time. Now the friend’s daughter, Linda “Pidge” Lewellen, wishes support 5 time zones away in Hawaii ahead of 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 through an American writer. ”—Jonathan Kellerman
When treasure hunter Ted Lewellen stored his lifestyles in a bar struggle, McGee may possibly by no means have inspiration he’d prove paying his rescuer again in this type of manner. yet years later he reveals himself headed to Hawaii at Ted’s request to determine even if Pidge’s husband rather 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 support yet supply in to his baser instincts, and as his affair with Pidge will get underway, he can’t discover a unmarried factor fallacious. McGee chalks up Pidge’s paranoia to uncomplicated nervousness, offers her a pep speak, and leaves for domestic blissfully chuffed. It’s no longer till he’s again in Lauderdale that he realizes he could have missed a clue or . And Pidge should be in very critical danger.
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