The Alexandria Link (Cotton Malone, Book 2) by Steve Berry

By Steve Berry

BONUS: This variation comprises an excerpt from Steve Berry's The Emperor's Tomb.

Cotton Malone retired from the high-risk international of elite operatives for the U.S. Justice division to steer the low-key lifetime of a rare-book broker. yet his quiet lifestyles is shattered while he gets an nameless electronic mail: "You have whatever i would like. You' re the single individual in the world who understands the place to discover it. cross get it. you've gotten seventy two hours. If I don't listen from you, you may be childless." His horrified ex-wife confirms that the danger is actual: Their teenage son has been abducted. while Malone's Copenhagen book shop is burned to the floor, it turns into brutally transparent that these accountable will cease at not anything to get what they wish. And what they wish is not anything below the misplaced Library of Alexandria.

A cradle of ideas–historical, philosophical, literary, medical, and religious–the Library of Alexandria was once unprecedented on the planet. yet fifteen hundred years in the past, it vanished into the mists of fable and legend–its tremendous bounty of knowledge coveted ever on the grounds that through students, fortune hunters, and people who think its untold secrets and techniques carry the major to final power.

Now a cartel of rich overseas moguls, bent on changing the process historical past, is eager to breach the library’s hallowed halls–and simply Malone possesses the knowledge they should prevail. At stake is an explosive historical record with the capability not just to alter the future of the center East yet to shake the world’s 3 significant religions to their very foundations.

Pursued via a deadly mercenary, Malone crosses the globe looking for solutions. His quest will lead him to England and Portugal, even to the top degrees of yank government–and the shattering consequence, deep within the Sinai wilderness, can have around the world repercussions.

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Flesh and Blood (Frank Clemons, Book 2) by Thomas H. Cook

By Thomas H. Cook

Now in big apple operating as a personal investigator, ex-cop Frank Clemons is employed by way of garments fashion designer Imalia Covallo, to discover her assistants subsequent of relations. yet he finds ghosts from her earlier, whilst his easy research becomes a private campaign to carry the assassin to justice.

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When I Wasn't Watching by Michelle Kelly

By Michelle Kelly

Every parent's worst nightmare...

Eight years in the past, Lucy and Ethan Randall's little boy, Jack, used to be kidnapped and murdered by way of youngster Terry Prince. A moment's distraction had ripped a kin apart—and with the lack of their son got here the cave in of the Randalls' marriage. Tortured by means of thoughts, Lucy was once left to conflict her grief whereas elevating her closing son alone.

Now, Jack's killer has walked unfastened, giving him the second one likelihood at lifestyles that little Jack by no means had. Lucy's wounds newly opened, her global is became the wrong way up a moment time while one other baby is going missing—and she can't shake the suspicion that Prince has struck again.

When DI Matt Winston, a similar officer who came across Jack's physique, is assigned to the case, the echoes of Lucy's prior develop ever extra insistent. certain via their tragic shared reports, Matt and Lucy develop closer—and turn into fixated on bringing the perpetrator to justice. yet now historical past has repeated itself, solutions appear even extra out of succeed in. And for Lucy, it's time to stand her ghosts, and ask the main negative query of all: Can she ever fairly forgive herself?

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I, Alex Cross (Alex Cross, Book 16) [US Version] by James Patterson

By James Patterson

The number 1 BESTSELLING BLOCKBUSTER

Can Alex go live on his such a lot chilling - and private - case ever? Pulled out of a relations occasion, Detective Alex move will get lousy information: A cherished relative has been chanced on brutally murdered. Vowing to capture the killer, he speedy learns that she was once combined up in a single of Washington, D.C.'s wildest scenes. and she or he used to be now not this killer's purely sufferer . . .

The hunt for the assassin leads Alex and his female friend, Detective Brianna Stone, to a spot the place each myth is feasible, in case you have the credentials to get in. quickly they confront a few extremely important, very secure, and extremely risky those that will do whatever to maintain their secrets and techniques secure. As Alex closes in at the killer, he discovers proof that issues to the unbelievable - a revelation that may rock the full international.

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The Second Chair (Dismas Hardy, Book 10) by John Lescroart

By John Lescroart

It feels like Dismas Hardy is eventually on best. A dealing with companion at his thriving, newly well-known legislation enterprise, he's a rainmaker and fix-it man for consumers leery of taking their possibilities in a court docket. yet underneath the outside bravado and profitable deal-making, Hardy has misplaced his religion within the legislation. Then his younger affiliate takes on a high-profile case, and cuts a deal that she's pressured to damage. Hoping to salvage his firm's attractiveness, Hardy sits moment chair within the safety.

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Ride the Nightmare by Richard Matheson

By Richard Matheson

At 32, Chris Martin lives a traditional existence. He’s married with a daughter, runs his personal small company, and is operating to avoid wasting up cash for a larger domestic together with his spouse, Helen. he's chuffed and content material with this staid yet cozy existence—until a overdue weeknight telephone name turns every little thing upside down.

Chris hasn’t regularly been the version kinfolk guy he seems to be. And whilst his earlier catches as much as him, the phobia comes into his home—just the place he concept he used to be most secure. As Chris unearths all that he loves lower than assault, he needs to visit heroic lengths to maintain his kinfolk and his existence jointly.

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Pars vite et reviens tard (Commissaire Adamsberg) by Fred Vargas

By Fred Vargas

On l’a peint soigneusement sur les treize portes d’un immeuble, dans le 18e arrondissement de Paris : un grand four noir, inversé, à l. a. base élargie. En dessous, trois lettres : CLT.

Le commissaire Adamsberg les photographie, et hésite : basic graffiti, ou threat ?

À l’autre bout de l. a. ville, Joss, l’ancien marin breton devenu Crieur de nouvelles est perplexe. Depuis trois semaines, une major glisse à los angeles nuit d’incompréhensibles missives dans sa boîte à messages. Un amuseur ? Un cinglé ?

Son ancêtre murmure à son oreille : « Fais gaffe à toi, Joss».

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Relentless by Dean Koontz

By Dean Koontz

BONUS: This variation comprises an excerpt from Dean Koontz's Frankenstein: misplaced Souls.

Literary critic Shearman Waxx can kill an excellent booklet with quite a few acidly worded bon mots. And as one unfortunate writer is ready to find, that's now not all he's ready to kill. . . .

From number 1 New York Times bestselling grasp of suspense Dean Koontz comes a enchanting mystery in regards to the conflict of wills that ensues while a winning writer and likable kin guy confronts a reclusive sociopath who wields an all-too-deadly poison pen. admire Shearman Waxx's opinion and also you may well break out along with your profession intact. pass him and he'll smash you, your loved ones, and every little thing you carry pricey. For the name "America's such a lot feared critic" isn't one Waxx takes flippantly. he is taking it actually. And now Cubby Greenwich, his spouse, Penny, their awesome six-year-old Milo, and their uniquely proficient non-collie, Lassie, are all approximately to profit the real that means of "culture war."

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Sara's Game by Ernie Lindsey

By Ernie Lindsey

Years in the past, Sara's husband left for the fitness center one morning...and by no means got here again. His automobile used to be came upon. He wasn't. Unbelievably, the police document stated, "No foul play suspected." there have been a number of unreliable sightings over the subsequent months, yet little else.

Now, at the final day earlier than summer time holiday, her 3 little ones have long gone lacking from their colleges, all on the related time.

And the observe lower than her windshield wiper asks one foreboding query: Are you prepared to play the game?

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Death March (The Zone, Book 10) by James Rouch

By James Rouch

A Russian basic plans to take advantage of refugees as a guard for his attack on a urban. The certain wrestle strength has been despatched in the back of Russian strains to retrieve a broken nuclear demolition machine. They locate they're the single NATO troops capable of impede the enemy assault. the chance to them is as nice because it is to the enemy.

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