By Warren Adler
A womanizing married Senator, having fun with a tryst in his Delaware seashore domestic with a stunning black lady, discovers that his paramour has by accident drowned. conscious of the scandal that may occur and spoil his political occupation, the Senator mounts a crusade of cover-up and cynical lies designed to deflect the capability harm. This suspenseful story of adultery, media manipulation, and political chicanery has established overtones and exposes the hindrance confronted through any public determine who chooses the trail of dissimulation and mendacity to guard his or her occupation. This tale mirrors modern-day headlines and offers insights into the darkish netherworld of political manipulation.
By Vince Flynn
“The voice of today’s postmodern mystery new release” (The windfall Journal), Vince Flynn rocketed onto bestseller lists national with this “ingenious” (Florida Times-Union) fusion of DC politics and riveting suspense.
In one bloody evening, 3 of Washington’s strongest politicians are done with surgical precision. Their assassins then bring a surprising ultimatum to the yank govt: put aside partisan politics and repair energy to the folks. nobody, they warn, is out in their reach—not even the president. A joint FBI-CIA activity strength unearths the killers are elite army commandos, yet nobody is aware precisely who they're or once they will strike subsequent. merely Michael O’Rourke, a former US Marine and freshman congressman, holds a clue to the violence: a haunting incident in his personal earlier with explosive implications for his country’s destiny…
By Trey Dowell
A captivating debut, The Protectors bargains a depressing twist at the vintage superhero tale as fallen hero Scott McAlister embarks on a globe-hopping chase to prevent his former teammate—and ex-lover—gone rogue.
Don’t name him a superhero.
Heroes switch the realm. Scott McAlister? On an outstanding day, he manages to alter out of sweatpants.
It wasn’t continually like this. Scott was chief of the Protectors, the world’s one and purely squad of superheroes. It was once a good gig, yet faraway from the glossy strength for strong the UN marketed. He might abide the exposure stunts, the lies, the ham-fisted govt handlers—but whilst one of many Protectors died less than his command, it used to be an excessive amount of. Wracked with guilt, Scott stepped down and into an early retirement.
Now, 5 years later, a determined CIA leader exhibits up on Scott’s doorstep with a well mannered request and a cadre of outrage troops to make sure that Scott accepts. His ex-teammate and ex-lover, Lyla Ravzi, has long gone rogue. the previous Protector has the power to regulate minds, and she’s now not drawn to “protecting.” She wishes international domination.
Scott’s undertaking is easy: locate Lyla and prevent her. The messy little information are as much as him. It’s the very last thing Scott wishes after 5 years spent attempting to fail to remember the Protectors and to recover from Lyla, however the replacement is worse.
As he closes in on his goal, Scott is compelled to confront his prior and face a chilling truth: Can he store the area and the lady he as soon as enjoyed? Or will he need to decide upon?
By Mike Lawson
When the NSA used to be stuck wiretapping U.S. voters with no warrants, a scandal erupted and this system got here to a screeching halt. however the guy who spearheaded the main subtle eavesdropping operation in heritage wasn’t approximately to take a seat by means of whereas his nation sleepwalked into one other 11th of September. as an alternative, he moved this system into the shadows. So while the NSA documents a rogue army team murdering American civilians, they can’t precisely stroll over to the Pentagon and insist to understand what’s occurring. That doesn’t suggest their arms are tied, besides the fact that. because the biggest intelligence carrier within the nation, either in funds and manpower, they've got lots of suggestions— quite often illegitimate.
DeMarco learns all too good simply what the NSA is able to, yet he doesn’t like getting used, so he fights again. House Divided is electrified and compelling, a robust addition to this celebrated series.
By Paul Dowswell
Set through the ultimate 24 hours ahead of the armistice at eleven a.m. on eleventh November 1918, the tale follows a German typhoon trooper, an American airman and a British Tommy. Their destinies converge in the course of the loss of life throes of the 1st ever clash to unfold around the globe. conflict turns into exceedingly own as nationality and geography stop to subject to every of those kids at the Western entrance, and friendship turns into the defining point in their come across. yet who will reside and who will die prior to the tip of the day?
By Richard Hawke
Senator Andrew Foster has all of it: allure to spare, a loving spouse, a stunning daughter, and a fast-track occupation that may without doubt land him someday within the White condo. And with the surprising resignation of the vp, that song could have gotten much quicker.
But there’s an issue.
There are those who understand that Andy Foster’s allure can get the higher of him, and so they have bugged the safeguard Island bungalow the place he's having fun with a nighttime tryst with a gorgeous crusade adviser. yet all hell breaks free while a guy sporting an iron pipe comes crashing throughout the bedroom’s sliding glass door. inside seconds, the younger lady lies bloodied, lifeless at the sheets, and Foster has fled in panic.
And it’s all on tape.
As momentum builds for Foster’s most probably choice because the subsequent vice chairman, the senator’s simply wish of maintaining his involvement with the murdered girl key's to find his blackmailers. yet even they don’t have their palms at the devastating photos. the guy they used for the activity has grew to become the tables and is blackmailing them.
All the whereas, Foster’s own lifestyles is collapsing. His spouse, Christine, senses that anything is extremely flawed. unsatisfied approximately their daughter’s residing in a political fishbowl, Christine is usually frightened that she and her husband have drifted clear of one another. Little does she recognize that power-hungry politicians and brutal gangsters are able to rip her relations completely apart.
From the rarefied halls of Washington to the briny boardwalks of Brighton seashore, Richard Hawke pulls again the curtain to bare what's occurring contained in the hearts and minds of the robust humans we examine on a daily basis within the information. With condo of secrets and techniques, Hawke has brought a pulse-pounding mystery that ignites the deadly mix of politics, conceitedness, and lust.
By Thomas E. Kennedy
Beneath the Neon Egg is a unique of jazz, violence, intercourse, demise, love, and the underbelly of lifestyles, set within the low gentle of a Copenhagen iciness. it's the tale of Patrick Bluett, a forty-three-year-old Irish-American in Denmark, divorced and navigating his courting along with his college-age young children, trying to find lifestyles in a brand new nation. it's also the tale of his neighbor, a guy in an analogous condition who turns into his friend-and turns into entangled with a Russian prostitute.
The novel borrows its four-part constitution from John Coltrane's majestic jazz symphony A Love Supreme, which Patrick Bluett listens to as he gazes out the window on the frozen streets of his followed urban, ignorant of occasions within the condo around the corridor, and blind to the implications his good friend will meet-or will, maybe, escape.
The ultimate novel of Thomas E. Kennedy's acclaimed Copenhagen Quartet-four self reliant novels in regards to the seasons and souls of Copenhagen-Beneath the Neon Egg cements Kennedy's acceptance as a literary revelation.
By Andrew Gross
From the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of Judge & Jury and Lifeguard comes this electrifying solo debut, The Blue Zone.
Kate Raab's lifestyles turns out nearly ideal: her boyfriend, her task, her kin . . . till her father runs into difficulty with the legislations. His basically recourse is to testify opposed to his former accomplices in trade for his family's placement within the Witness safety application. yet certainly one of them will get chilly ft. In a flash, every little thing Kate can anticipate is long past.
Now, a yr later, her worst fears have occurred: Her father has disappeared—into what the WITSEC employer calls "the blue zone"—and somebody with regards to him is located brutally murdered. along with her family members below surveillance, the FBI untrustworthy, and her father's menacing "friends" circling with expanding depth, Kate units off to discover her father—and discover the secrets and techniques an individual will kill to maintain buried.
By Paul Johnston
I fell into the inner most of holes. i'm no one.
I unsleeping in a windowless room—naked, filthy, bruised, robbed of my each reminiscence. i believe inexplicably drowned in a sea of hatred and rage. I…don't recognize who i'm. yet i do know i need to escape.
This is Matt Wells, hero of The loss of life record and The Soul Collector, as you've by no means obvious him.
Crime author Matt Wells might by no means have conjured a plot this twisted—a secretive defense force operating unwell brainwashing experiments within the Maine desert, himself a subject matter. He is aware they've been subconsciously feeding him instructions…but for what?
Taunted via maddening snatches of a existence he can't belief as his personal, Matt's piecing it jointly: 3 grotesque killings he's blamed for…and a woman…someone from his prior he should still be mindful.
By Stuart Woods
The unflappable Stone Barrington comes head to head with males whose lives are wrapped in shadows and lies—and who either nonetheless consider the edge of betrayal they could by no means forget.
Between a Rock and a difficult Place
Hired through a strange consumer formerly unknown to him, Stone arrives in London, on a venture he thinks he is aware, yet doesn’t. quickly he reveals himself not just out of his territory, yet out of his intensity in addition. Baffled as he's by means of the habit of either his quarry and his purchaser, Stone’s existence is additional advanced by way of , very likely 3, murders and the affectionate attentions of 2 former fanatics. whilst the intelligence providers of 3 international locations get involved, he can in basic terms grasp on for a wild experience and wish for a not-too-bumpy landing.