Category: Thriller

  • The Poacher's Son

    By Paul Doiron

    Set within the wilds of Maine, this can be an explosive story of an estranged son thrust into the search for a murderous fugitive - his personal father. video game warden Mike Bowditch returns domestic one night to discover an alarming voice from the earlier on his answering desktop: his father Jack, a hard-drinking womanizer who makes his residing from poaching unlawful online game.

    An much more scary name comes the subsequent morning from the police: they're trying to find a cop-killer - and Mike's father is their best suspect. Now, alienated from the girl he loves and kept away from by means of colleagues who've no sympathy for the suspected cop killer, Mike needs to come to phrases along with his haunted previous. He understands firsthand of his father's brutality, yet is he able to homicide? determined and by myself, the one method for Mike to avoid wasting his father is to discover the genuine killer - which may suggest placing every body he loves into the road of fire...
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  • Eternal Empire

    By Alec Nevala-Lee

    An electrifying secret that may draw one lady right into a worldwide conspiracy--and into the points of interest of 1 of the main harmful males within the world...
     
    Maddy Blume is a survivor. Years in the past, whereas operating as an artwork analyst in manhattan, she was once replaced ceaselessly via an come across with Ilya Severin, the thief and previous murderer as soon as referred to as the Scythian. Now, in London, she is gifted with an strange proposition: to move undercover as an paintings advisor to a Russian oil billionaire suspected of channeling earnings to army intelligence.
     
    As Maddy grows in the direction of her new boss, besides the fact that, she discovers that his targets expand a ways past normal assets. he's out to form the way forward for Russia on a major scale, utilizing the key of the legendary empire of Shambhala, in a quest that may lead Maddy on a violent odyssey throughout Europe and to the a ways fringe of the Black Sea.
     
    but her involvement has now not long gone not noted. now not through the key police. no longer through her employer's opponents. And least of all by means of the Scythian himself...
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  • Verblendung (Millennium Trilogie, Band 1)

    By Stieg Larsson

    Used to be geschah mit Harriet Vanger? Während eines Familientreffens spurlos verschwunden, bleibt ihr Schicksal jahrzehntelang ungeklärt. Bis der Journalist Mikael Blomkvist und die Ermittlerin Lisbeth Salander recherchieren. was once sie zutage fördern, lässt alle Beteiligten wünschen, sie hätten sich nie mit diesem Fall beschäftigt.


    An seinem eighty two. Geburtstag erhält der einflussreiche Industrielle Henrik Vanger in keeping with publish anonym ein Geschenk. Das Paket enthält eine gepresste Blüte hinter Glas, genau wie in den forty three Jahren zuvor. Vangers Lieblingsnichte Harriet hatte ihm 1958 zum ersten Mal dieses Geschenk gemacht, doch dann verschwand sie spurlos. Ihr Leichnam wurde nie gefunden.


    In einer letzten Anstrengung beschließt Vanger herauszufinden, used to be dem geliebten Mädchen tatsächlich zustieß. Er engagiert den Journalisten Mikael Blomkvist, der, getarnt als Biograf, bald auf erste Spuren stößt. Unterstützt wird er von der jungen Ermittlerin Lisbeth Salander, einem virtuosen Computergenie mit messerscharfem Verstand. Je tiefer Blomkvist und Salander in der Vangerschen Familiengeschichte graben, desto grauenvoller sind ihre Enthüllungen.






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  • Dangerous Pursuits (A Rose McQuinn Mystery No.2) (Rose McQuinn series)

    By Alanna Knight

    Rose McQuinn, out jogging close to her domestic on Arthur’s Seat comes around the physique of a lady within the ruins of St Anthony’s Chapel but if she returns to the scene of the crime, neither physique nor the neighborhood constable whom she alerted have either disappeared. nobody believes her tale, now not even her lover Detective Sergeant Jack Macmerry of the Edinburgh urban Police. yet Rose is confident homicide has been dedicated and her resulting research into the secret quickly becomes a online game of lethal pursuit.
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  • The Absence of Mercy: A Novel

    By John Burley

    John Burley’s The Absence of Mercy is a harrowing story of suspense regarding a brutal homicide and darkish secrets and techniques that lie underneath the skin of a placid, tight-knit Midwestern town.

    When a brutally murdered teen is found within the woods surrounding a small Ohio city, Dr. Ben Stevenson—the town’s scientific examiner—must make a decision if he’s keen to place his family’s lifestyles at risk to discover the reality. discovering himself pulled deeper into an research with devastating results, he discovers stunning info that may shatter his quiet group, and strength him to confront a haunting truth.

    With its eerie portrait of suburban existence and nerve-fraying plot twists, The Absence of Mercy is household drama at its top for lovers of Harlan Coben, Laura Lippman, Jennifer McMahon, and Lisa Gardner.

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  • Caliban Cove (Resident Evil #2)

    By S.D. Perry

    THEY KNEW IT WASN'T OVER. . . . within the aftermath in their ordeal throughout the Umbrella Corporation's genetic study facility, the surviving individuals of the designated strategies and Rescue Squad (S.T.A.R.S.) try to warn the area concerning the conspiracy to create terrifying organic guns. however the conspiracy is much from lifeless, because the S.T.A.R.S. study once they are declared outlaws by way of the very those who educated them. pressured to move underground, the S.T.A.R.S. get to the bottom of to conflict the conspiracy all alone, decided to search out and prevent Umbrella's experiments anyplace they're. wrestle medic and biochemist Rebecca Chambers, the only real survivor of Bravo crew, joins a brand new S.T.A.R.S. strike strength whilst rumor comes of one other Umbrella test: hidden underneath the rocky cliffs of Caliban Cove, Maine, somebody is construction a military of the undead. inside a sinister lighthouse, via a fancy maze of sea caves, contained in the shell of a sunken shipwreck, the S.T.A.R.S. needs to conflict extra unspeakable horrors and prevent a madman from unleashing the biohazard upon the area. however the S.T.A.R.S. may well by no means get the opportunity, because the competitive DNA-altering virus Umbrella has engineered to create its dwelling guns starts off to contaminate them. . .
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  • Passé décomposé: Thriller (LITTERATURES) (French Edition)

    By Yannick Letty

    Chacun porte en lui une half de mystery qu’il garde enfouie…

    Margot en est intimement persuadée lorsqu’elle se lance dans l. a. quête de ses origines et remonte le fil ténu de l. a. mémoire, au milieu des ruines de l. a. ville où elle a toujours vécu. Mais ce mystère conduit parfois au bloodbath et au meurtre. Et, bien malgré elle, épaulant ses anciens collègues policiers, Margot se retrouve sur los angeles piste de véritables monstres, culmination de terribles secrets and techniques plongeant leurs racines dans les pires moments du passé. Projetée parmi ces êtres d’apparence anodine, qui parfois nous ressemblent, il lui faudra pour survivre, déceler ceux qui tuent ou enlèvent des femmes dans les desseins les plus sordides… Mais peut-être que le plus inquiétant n’est pas là…

    Un mystery haletant avec comme toile de fond des secrets and techniques de famille

    EXTRAIT

    Maurice Le Borgne se frotta les yeux, puis referma le file qu’il lisait pour l. a. vingtième fois en deux jours. C’était assez pour ce soir. Il allait se lever mais soudain, le regard difficulty, il sortit une picture d’un tiroir et contempla longuement l. a. jeune fille bronzée qui posait. Dix-sept ans, presque dix-huit…
    Il soupira. Il devait se dépêcher. Il avait promis à Josette qu’il serait à los angeles maison avant minuit pour fêter los angeles nouvelle année… Mais il y avait cette fille, elle le hantait… L’étage était silencieux. Josette attendait surement. Les petits étaient devant los angeles télé à regarder une cassette et Sabrina, l’ainée, restait surement enfermée dans sa chambre. Elle avait call foré à passer l. a. nuit du 31 avec des copains, mais il avait refusé. Il los angeles trouvait trop jeune. Dix-sept ans. Comme Karine sur los angeles picture… Il n’avait pas vu le temps passer. Son boulot le prenait tant, que les enfants grandissaient sans qu’il s’en aperçoive. Les premiers mois bien sûr, il voyait les alterations. Mais tout à coup le bébé se mettait à marcher à quatre pattes, bientôt il ne fallait plus qu’un doigt pour le faire traverser l. a. maison sur ses jambes et un jour, on devait déjà l’amener à l’école.
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  • Whispers of the Dead (Dr. David Hunter, Book 3)

    By Simon Beckett

    David Hunter #3

    A box of corpses, specified by a macabre display…A serial killer who confounds even the main professional profilers…A health professional whose lifestyles has been shattered by way of crime—plunged into the center of a stunning investigation… during this masterful new novel by means of Simon Beckett, no 1 the world over bestselling writer of Written in Bone and The Chemistry of Death, forensic anthropologist David Hunter is thrust into his first homicide research on U.S. soil—and his so much devastating case yet.

    In the warmth of a Tennessee summer time, Dr. Hunter has come to Knoxville’s mythical “Body Farm”—the notorious box laboratory the place legislations enforcement group of workers learn actual corpses—to break out London and the violence that almost destroyed his existence. He’s additionally the following to determine if he’s nonetheless as much as the task of sorting via dying in all its unusual and negative forms.… Hunter will quickly locate his solution whilst he’s referred to as to a criminal offense scene in a distant Smoky Mountain cabin—a scene as grisly because it is bizarre.

    The physique is taped to a desk. every little thing concerning the crime scene—the wounds, the decomposition, the microscopic evidence—quickly short-circuits the instruments and strategies of forensic specialists. inside days, Hunter understands he’s facing a serial killer, somebody in detail accustomed to the intricacies of forensics. throughout him, egos and hierarchies clash—from the boasts of a well known legal profiler to the dogged paintings of a tender lady investigator—but destiny retains pushing Hunter extra into the guts of the manhunt. And the killer retains bobbing up with surprises: booby-trapping corpses, faking occasions of loss of life, swapping bodies—finally turning his points of interest on after Hunter himself.…

    An electrifying race opposed to time, a desirable trip into the realm of forensic technological know-how, and a terrifying portrait of a killer in love with dying itself, Whispers of the useless is a mystery of the top order.
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  • Dark Hollow

    By Brian Keene

    Strange issues are taking place within the rural neighborhood of LeHorn’s hole: ladies are disappearing in a single day, mysterious fires are noticeable within the woods and eerie piping tune is heard. Dark Hollow was once encouraged by way of the vintage horror tale The nice God Pan by Arthur Machen.

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  • The Double Game

    By Dan Fesperman

    A few years ahead of the autumn of the Berlin Wall, spook-turned-novelist Edwin Lemaster printed to up-and-coming journalist invoice Cage that he’d as soon as thought of spying for the enemy. For Cage, a overseas provider brat who grew up within the very towns the place Lemaster’s books have been set, the scoop tale created a quick yet embarrassing sensation and heralded the start of the tip of his occupation in journalism.

    greater than twenty years later, Cage, now a lonely, dissatisfied PR guy, gets an nameless notice hinting that he must have dug deeper into Lemaster’s pronouncement. Spiked with cryptic references to a couple of Cage’s favourite secret agent novels, the word is the 1st of many literary bread crumbs that lead him again to Vienna, Prague, and Budapest, each one guideline drawing him in the direction of the advanced fact, each one giving upward thrust to extra questions: Why is gorgeous Litzi Strauss again in his lifestyles after thirty years? How a lot of his father’s activity concerned the CIA? because the occasions of Lemaster’s prior eerily—and dangerously—begin intersecting with these of Cage’s personal, a “long stalemate of secrecy” may possibly ultimately be coming to an finish.

    a narrative approximately spies and their secrets and techniques, fathers and sons, fanatics and destiny, duplicity and loyalty, The Double Game ingeniously faucets the espionage classics of the chilly battle to construct a spellbinding maze of intrigue. it really is Dan Fesperman’s so much audacious, suspenseful, and pleasant novel yet.

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