By Luke Smitherd
Not anyone knew the place it got here from.
Nobody knew why it came.
When an 8 ft tall artificial of stone seems in the midst of a hectic urban centre one July afternoon, two-bit (and delinquent) reporter Andy Pointer assumes it's only a exposure stunt.
Indeed, so does everybody else ... till the Stone guy starts to stroll, heading silently during the wall of the closest construction, pulling down it and killing numerous humans inside of as a result.
As efforts by way of the neighborhood police - and shortly, the govt - to halt the Stone Man's inexorable growth end up futile, purely 3 questions are at the staring at world's lips:
Where has it come from, the place is it going, and what does it want?
Andy is set to be the 1st individual to respond to these questions; in the end, he was once there whilst it arrived. absolutely the complications and visions he's experiencing are facts of a psychological connection to The Stone guy? basically his goals of champagne and notoriety are all approximately to be fulfilled as soon as he uncovers the reality ... and the news of a lifetime.
In a pursuit that contains him the size of the rustic and the breadth of the Atlantic, Andy uncovers the jagged items of an more and more terrifying puzzle. because the variety of lives misplaced within the wake of the Stone guy reaches grim figures, the poor result of Andy's blind selection strength him to confront the savagery of human nature.
When impossible to resist forces aren't met via immovable gadgets, how a ways is simply too a long way? Andy needs to observe the reply - and discover who he rather is - within the shadow of the Stone guy.
By Alex Kava
"The Soul Catcher" by means of Alex Kava, significantly acclaimed writer of an ideal Evil and break up moment. The 3rd chilling tale that includes FBI profiler Maggie O'Dell.
By Steve Berry
The Amber Room is among the maximum treasures ever made by way of guy: a whole room solid of beautiful amber, from its 4 big partitions to its finely crafted furnishings. however it can also be the topic of 1 of history’s such a lot exciting mysteries. initially commissioned in 1701 through Frederick I of Prussia, the Room was once later perfected Tsarskoe Selo, the Russian imperial urban. In 1941, German troops invaded the Soviet Union, looting every thing of their wake and seizing the Amber Room. while the Allies started the bombing of Germany in August 1944, the Room was once hidden. And regardless of the easiest efforts of treasure hunters and artwork creditors from all over the world, it hasn't ever been noticeable again.
Now, strong males have set their most sensible operatives free in pursuit, and the quest has all started once again. . . .
Life is sweet for Atlanta pass judgement on Rachel Cutler. She loves her task, loves her childrens, and is still civil to her ex-husband, Paul. yet every little thing adjustments whilst her father, a guy who survived the horrors of global struggle II, dies below unusual circumstances—and leaves in the back of clues to a mystery he saved his whole lifestyles . . . a mystery approximately anything referred to as the Amber Room.
Desperate to grasp the reality approximately her father’s suspicious dealings, Rachel takes to the air for Germany, with Paul shut at the back of. presently after arriving, they locate themselves concerned with a solid of shadowy characters who all declare to proportion their quest. yet as they examine extra in regards to the historical past of the treasure they search, Rachel and Paul detect they’re in excess of their heads. Locked in a treacherous online game with ruthless expert killers and embroiled in a treasure hunt of epic proportions, Rachel and Paul abruptly locate themselves on a collision path with the forces of strength, evil, and historical past itself.
A magnificent event and a scintillating story of intrigue, deception, paintings, and homicide, The Amber Room is a vintage story of suspense—and the debut of a robust new voice on the earth of the overseas thriller.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Paul Levine
By W.E.B. Griffin
They have been the leaders, the lads who made the choices that modified the result of battles...and the destiny of continents. From the remarkable touchdown at Normandy to the tortorous campaigns of the South Pacific, from the frozen hills of Korea to the devastated wastes of Dien Bien Phu, they'd earned their stars. Now they led America's best opposed to her such a lot relentless enemy deep within the jungles of Southeast Asia. It was once a brand new form of conflict, however the Generals led a brand new form of military, prepared for battle--and for glory...
By Lawrence Block
Albert Platt is a rotten guy. Bred within the tough elements of Brooklyn, he made his identify as a killer and has outfitted a fortune from playing, mortgage sharking, and the opposite pursuits of a regular thug. His newest gambit? purchasing banks, robbing them, and accumulating the assurance. He s a difficult guy, and nobody ever stood in his method until eventually he brushed up opposed to Eddie Manso.
Manso isn't any usual veteran. He and 4 different commandos, battle-hardened within the jungles of Laos, have came upon that the civilian global calls for their skills up to the army as soon as did. those experts have made a dwelling concentrating on vicious males whom the legislations can't contact, dismantling their empires and taking their plunder. And Albert Platt has simply entered their crosshairs. "
By Diana Wilder
E-book 1 OF THE MEMPHIS CYCLE
Once the honour of Akhenaten's reign, the imperial urban lies tangled within the matted ends of outdated plots, wrecked, deserted and rumored to be accursed. whilst Commander Khonsu is ordered to escort a royal delegation to the abandoned capital to enquire reopening its quarries, he unearths the task whatever yet regimen, starting with Lord Nebamun, the priest who instructions the delegation. Nebamun is a guy and not using a previous who doesn't worry ghosts, curses or the spirits stated to prowl the encircling hills and scream within the evening.
As Khonsu watches the guy go through the undercurrents of previous strife and treachery, he starts off to suspect that Lord Nebamun has come to place the spirits of town to relaxation as soon as and for all, regardless of the expense.
THE urban OF shelter is a secret set in Egypt after the reign of Akhenaten. it's a tale of revenge and renewal, and one man's discovery that the trails of Righteousness might lie via peril, yet they're going to continuously carry you domestic.
By Brad Taylor
From Brad Taylor, New York Times bestselling writer of the Pike Logan Thrillers, comes an electrifying new novel...
Pike Logan and the Taskforce are used to being the hunters, yet this time they’re the hunted.
Intent on embroiling the U.S. in a quagmire that might sap its economic system and drain its legitimacy, Russia passes a possible weapon of mass destruction to Boko Haram, an severe Islamic sect in Nigeria.The Russian FSB believes the weapon, a relic of the chilly conflict, has deteriorated and is not any longer potent, yet they're incorrect. Boko Haram has the skill for mass destruction, with a purpose to be set unfastened upon a mess of unsuspecting innoncents on one of many world’s grandest stages.
Trying to discover who may be stalking them, Pike Logan and the Taskforce don't know what has been set in movement. yet there's one other mystery from the chilly struggle buried within the Russian FSB, and exposing it is going to suggest the adaptation among lifestyles and demise for thousands.
By Matt Hilton
“Hunter is among the most fun new difficult men to return alongside in years.”
—Contra Costa Times
When conversing approximately writer Matt Hilton’s former precise Forces operative hero Joe Hunter, Booklist says, “Lee Child’s Jack Reacher can have a few valuable competition.” and never in basic terms Child’s readers, yet devoted fanatics of Jeffery Deaver, Robert Crais, John Sandford, Andrew Vachss, and Michael Connelly are going to like Hunter and his methods. Cut and Run is the fourth electrifying mystery to add Hilton’s tricky as nails “problem solver,” as an murderer with Hunter’s face launches a terrifying homicide spree meant to border his adversary—forcing Hunter to run from the pursuing legislation and his vengeful adversary alike, with out one to show to for support and nowhere to hide. Cut and Run is continuous pleasure and Matt Hilton is easily on his technique to changing into a big strength in mystery fiction.
By Robert Ludlum
A global circle of killers, the Matarese will definitely take over the area inside simply years. merely rival spies have the facility to forestall them: Scofield, CIA, and Talaniekov, KGB. They percentage a genius for espionage and a lifetime of explosive terror and violence. yet notwithstanding those sworn enemies as soon as vowed to terminate one another, they need to now turn into allies. simply because simply they own the brutal abilities and ice-cold nerves important to their project: break the Matarese.
Praise for Robert Ludlum and The Matarese Circle
“A blockbuster . . . Ludlum’s best.”—The Wall road Journal
“A spellbinder.”—The Dallas Morning News
“Ludlum stuffs extra surprises into his novels than the other six-pack of mystery writers combined.”—The manhattan Times
“Don’t ever start a Ludlum novel when you have to visit paintings the subsequent day.”—Chicago Sun-Times