The Runner

By Christopher Reich

Christopher Reich dazzled readers and defied expectancies together with his New York Times bestseller, Numbered Account, a panoramic vintage of recent suspense. Now Reich returns to the realm of overseas thrillers with a no-holds-barred powerhouse of a singular set opposed to the seething backdrop of post—World warfare II Germany....

July 1945. U.S. lawyer Devlin pass judgement on has come to Europe as a part of a global tribunal to attempt Nazi battle criminals. yet pass judgement on has his personal own schedule: to discover Erich Siegfried Seyss, the fellow accountable for his brother’s death.

An SS officer and previous Olympic sprinter, Seyss has simply escaped from a POW camp, leaving a path of our bodies in his wake. yet he won’t get away Devlin pass judgement on.

Between the 2 males are miles of German geographical region ... and the attractive daughter of 1 of Nazi Germany’s strongest households — a lady enjoyed by way of them either.

But as pass judgement on hunts his prey throughout a devastated state, he unearths himself stuck up in a impressive conspiracy. simply because Erich Seyss isn't any rogue SS killer. he's a guy working a last race to make one final, unforgettable contribution to the homeland. And he's performing on orders from the final individual a person might ever suspect.

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Un rastro de sirena (Novela negra)

La sirena. Un apodo atinado si no fuese tan macabro: tal y como apareció el cadáver, aquel tronco diminuto hubiera podido continuar tanto en dos piernas estilizadas y elegantes como en una cola de pez.

Un rastro de sirena es l. a. cuarta entrega de una serie protagonizada por el detective canario Ricardo Blanco. En esta ocasión, el cadáver de una muchacha aparece descuartizado en l. a. playa de los angeles Laja, en Las Palmas. Con un tatuaje y un collar como únicos elementos para desentrañar el crimen, Blanco debe adentrarse en el mundo de l. a. prostitución y el tráfico de drogas vehiculado, principalmente, por los angeles mafia rusa que en pocos años se ha asentado en los angeles isla de Gran Canaria.

Correa guía al lector por los particulares y contradictorios recovecos de los angeles vida canaria con unos personajes dinámicos a los que l. a. trama coloca en el desfiladero.

Una novela de suspense –y también un hilarante cuadro de costumbres-, con un estilo directo y una ironía emparentada tanto con el Montalbano de Andrea Camilleri como con el Carvalho de Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, rasgos con los que su autor ya se ha ganado un lugar en el landscape literario de nuestra lengua. (“¿Alguien dijo que l. a. novela negra estaba exhalando sus últimos suspiros? Correa demuestra que el género goza de muy buena salud”, Antonio Parra, La Verdad Digital) Ricardo Blanco es un antihéroe que seduce por su mesurado cinismo, al que el lector, indefectiblemente, acaba por adoptar.

José Luis Correa Santana (Las Palmas, 1962) es profesor de Didáctica de l. a. Lengua y l. a. Literatura en l. a. Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Tras una breve etapa de escritor de relatos cortos, en l. a. que obtiene algunos premios como el Julio Cortázar (La Laguna, 1998) o el Campus (Las Palmas de G.C., 1999), se ha instalado definitivamente en los angeles novela con títulos comoMe mataron tan mal (Premio Benito Pérez Armas, 2000) y Échale un ojo a Carla (Premio Vargas Llosa, 2002).

Con l. a. novela Quince días de noviembre (2003) irrumpe en el género negro e inicia l. a. serie que tiene como protagonista a Ricardo Blanco, que continuará con Muerte en Abril (2004) y Muerte de un violinista (2006). l. a. obra de Correa ha sido traducida al alemán y al finlandés.

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Hell In Heaven (Dead Man Book 3)

By William Rabkin, Lee Goldberg

Matt Cahill was once a standard guy best an easy lifestyles till a stunning twist of fate replaced every little thing. Now he can see a nightmarish netherworld that exists inside our personal. Now he is on a perilous quest for the solutions to who he's and what he has become...and engaged in an epic conflict to avoid wasting us, and his soul, from the clutches of natural evil.

The join up the go out reads "Heaven." What higher position may perhaps there be for a useless guy to go to? but if Matt takes the ramp, he unearths a banner welcoming him via identify to a tiny city that has doubtless been left at the back of by way of the twenty first century...and is within the grip of an unspeakable horror. forged as an unwilling savior, Matt involves their rescue, yet quickly discovers that evil has extra deadly types than he ever imagined...and that they cannot all be defeated with braveness and an expertly-wielded ax.

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Jar City: A Reykjavi­k Thriller

By Arnaldur Indridason

From Gold Dagger Award--winning writer Arnaldur Indridason comes a Reykjavík mystery introducing Inspector Erlendur

When a lonely outdated guy is located useless in his Reykjavík flat, the single clues are a cryptic be aware left by way of the killer and a photo of a tender girl's grave. Inspector Erlendur discovers that decades in the past the sufferer used to be accused, yet now not convicted, of an unsolved crime, a rape. Did the previous man's earlier get back to hang-out him? As Erlendur reopens this very chilly case, he follows a path of surprising forensic proof, uncovering secrets and techniques which are a lot greater than the homicide of 1 outdated man.

An foreign sensation, the Inspector Erlendur sequence has bought greater than million copies worldwide.

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The Pulse: A Novel of Surviving the Collapse of the Grid

By Scott B. Williams

THE finish OF the electrical AGE

As significant sun flares bombard the Earth, an severe electromagnetic pulse immediately destroys the ability grid all through North the USA. inside hours, determined voters panic and anarchy descends. Surrounded through chaos, Casey Drager, a pupil at Tulane collage, needs to retailer herself from the havoc within the streets of recent Orleans. Casey and of her acquaintances evacuate town and trip north, the place they turn out within the harmful backwaters of Mississippi, pressured to exploit their survival abilities to hunt shelter and struggle for his or her lives.

Meanwhile, millions of miles away, Casey's father, Artie, reveals himself bring to a halt and stranded. His Caribbean crusing holiday has changed into each parent's nightmare. fending off pirates and tackling storms, Artie makes use of the celebrities to steer him towards his daughter.
The Pulse is a compelling action-adventure novel that unearths what it's going to take to outlive in a global lit basically via firelight, the place the entire ideas have replaced and every individual needs to fend for himself.

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Sky Zone: A Novel (The Crittendon Files)

By Creston Mapes

A rally for a debatable presidential candidate.
A terrorist threat.
A nightmare of cataclysmic proportions. 

Jack and Pamela Crittendon have hit the brink. After months out of labor as a reporter, Jack is enjoying Mr. mother and dealing part-time at competition enviornment along with his survivalist buddy Brian Shakespeare. in the meantime, Pamela has long gone again to paintings full-time whereas 8 months pregnant. Having her lately widowed mom to be had is not making issues any easier.

With monetary pressures boiling, Jack experiences for responsibility at a rally for arguable presidential candidate Martin Sterling the place he expects a senseless evening at the activity. but if place of birth defense selections up intel a few capability terrorist risk, Jack and Shakespeare are thrust right into a life-or-death conflict to avoid wasting their very own lives--and the lives of millions of blameless people.

This 3rd booklet within the Crittendon documents reminds us of the ability of relations, friendships and faith--and why we're by no means in as a lot keep an eye on as we think.

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A Lonely Resurrection (Previously Published as Hard Rain and Blood from Blood) (A John Rain Novel)

By Barry Eisler

Previously released as Hard Rain and Blood from Blood

All John Rain desires is to get out of the killing enterprise. yet together with his discretion, his reliability, and his detailed expertise for dying by means of “natural causes,” not anyone is keen to allow him simply retire. So whilst an outdated nemesis from the japanese nationwide police strength involves him with a brand new job—eliminate Murakami, a killer much more fearsome than Rain himself—he can’t refuse.

Aided via an achingly fascinating part Brazilian, part jap unique dancer he is aware he shouldn’t belief, Rain pursues his quarry via underground no-holds-barred struggle golf equipment, mobbed-up hostess bars, and at last into the center of a shadow struggle among the CIA and the yakuza. It’s a warfare Rain can’t win, but additionally one he can’t have the funds for to lose—a warfare the place the differences among buddy and foe and fact and deceit are as murky because the rain-slicked streets of Tokyo.

A Lonely Resurrection was once formerly released as Hard Rain within the US and Blood From Blood within the united kingdom, the second one within the bestselling John Rain murderer sequence.

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The Lost Symbol

By Dan Brown

Famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon solutions an unforeseen summons to seem on the U.S. Capitol construction. His deliberate lecture is interrupted while a stressful object—artfully encoded with 5 symbols—is chanced on within the construction. Langdon acknowledges within the locate an historical invitation right into a misplaced global of esoteric, in all likelihood risky knowledge. while his mentor Peter Solomon—a longstanding Mason and liked philanthropist—is abducted, Langdon realizes that the single solution to store Solomon is to simply accept the paranormal invitation and plunge headlong right into a clandestine international of Masonic secrets and techniques, hidden background, and one not possible fact . . . all less than the watchful eye of Dan Brown's such a lot terrifying villain up to now. Set in the hidden chambers, tunnels, and temples of Washington, D.C., The misplaced Symbol is an clever, lightning-paced tale with surprises at each turn--Brown's most fun novel yet.

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El dulce veneno del jazz (Nuevos Tiempos)

En esta novela negra, irreverente y unique, se suceden al más vivo ritmo jazzístico un tropel de aventuras narradas en clave de humor. l. a. entrañable antiheroína que las sufre es l. a. joven Nanette Hayes, bohemia y detective aficionada, que sueña con ser más horny y convertirse en una estrella del jazz negro. De momento, es experta en tocar el saxo tenor en las calles de Nueva York y en buscarse problemas sin fin en los bajos fondos, donde se codea con los angeles fauna humana más variopinta y rocambolesca, disfrutando de l. a. vida... hasta que un policía de l. a. secreta aparece asesinado en su casa. De pronto se le echan encima un perverso policía, una extraña y amenazadora pareja que los angeles mantiene vigilada y un gángster amante del jazz que juega con sus sentimientos. El recuento de cadáveres aumenta y Nanette empieza a seguir l. a. pista de uno de los grandes enigmas del jazz: Rhode Island purple.

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Secret Isaac (The Isaac Sidel Novels Book 4)

By Jerome Charyn

Disguised as a bum and dwelling in a flophouse, Sidel attempts to avoid wasting a streetwalker
The ragged previous guy has a tapeworm in his intestine and a room at a anonymous Whore’s Row lodge, yet to these within the understand, he's the most strong humans in manhattan. as soon as the 1st deputy of the police commissioner, Isaac Sidel has lived in impoverished exile ever because the dying of his detective protégé, Manfred Coen. As he wanders the streets round instances sq., Sidel spies a prostitute with a fearsome scar: a letter D seared into her cheek. His pity stirred, he asks her identify and buys her a meal. Afterwards, he units out to wreck the fellow who branded her.
 
Sidel’s goal is a pimp with a love for James Joyce and a hand within the pocket of the police commissioner. Taking him down will suggest upending the strength that Sidel as soon as served, but when the tapeworm doesn’t cease him, no criminal can.

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