The Rook (The Checquy Files, Book 1) by Daniel O'Malley

By Daniel O'Malley

"The physique you're donning was mine." So starts off the letter Myfanwy Thomas is retaining while she awakes in a London park surrounded via our bodies all donning latex gloves. without recollection of who she is, Myfanwy needs to stick to the directions her former self left at the back of to find her id and music down the brokers who are looking to spoil her.

She quickly learns that she is a Rook, a high-ranking member of a mystery association known as the Chequy that battles the various supernatural forces at paintings in Britain. She additionally discovers that she possesses a unprecedented, in all probability lethal supernatural skill of her personal.

In her quest to discover which member of the Chequy betrayed her and why, Myfanwy encounters anyone with 4 our bodies, an aristocratic lady who can input her goals, a mystery education facility the place kids are remodeled into lethal combatants, and a conspiracy extra immense than she ever can have imagined.

Filled with characters either attention-grabbing and fantastical, The Rook is a richly creative, suspenseful, and infrequently wry mystery that marks an formidable debut from a promising younger author.

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The Tsunami Countdown by Boyd Morrison

By Boyd Morrison

One guy. One hour. 1000000 humans to save...

Over the distant crucial Pacific, an airliner is rocked by way of a huge explosion and plummets into the sea, leaving no survivors.

Twelve hundred miles away in Hawaii, Kai Tanaka, the appearing director of the Pacific Tsunami caution Centre in Honolulu, notes a minor seismic disturbance yet doesn't make the relationship with the misplaced plane. He has no cause to fret approximately his spouse, supervisor of a luxurious inn, or his daughter, who's having fun with the light at Waikiki beach.

But while all touch with neighbouring Christmas Island is misplaced, Kai is the 1st to achieve that Hawaii faces an epic disaster: in a single hour, a sequence of big waves will wipe out Honolulu. He has simply sixty mins to save lots of the lives of 1000000 humans, together with his spouse and daughter...

Addictive and fast moving, The Tsunami Countdown pitches a regular guy opposed to the percentages in an electrifying and action-packed mystery. You won't be capable of placed it down.

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Gates of Paradise (Casteel) by V. C. Andrews

By V. C. Andrews

Shocked by way of tragedy, determined and on my own, Heaven's daughter clung to the frailest of desires!
the automobile crash that killed Heaven and Logan left Annie Casteel Stonewall orphaned and crippled. Whisked off to Farthinggale Manor through the possessive Tony Tatterton, Annie pines for her misplaced relatives, yet specifically for Luke, her half-brother. pal of her adolescence, her delusion prince, her loving confidante...without the nice and cozy glow of Luke's love, she is misplaced within the shadows of melancholy. while Annie discovers Troy's cottage hidden in Farthinggale's woods, the secret of her previous deepens. or even as she yearns to determine Luke back, her hopes and desires are darkened via the sinister Casteel spell...treacherous, strong and evil!

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Core of Evil by Nigel McCrery

By Nigel McCrery

Prior to his prognosis, DCI Mark Lapslie idea each person was once like him. Now he is familiar with he suffers from synaethesthesia - an extraordinary neurological situation that has cross-wired his senses. The sickening clamour of sounds he can flavor has smothered his marriage and stifled his occupation. on the scene of a deadly site visitors twist of fate, Lapslie's curiosity isn't within the lately deceased driving force, really the desiccated corpse came across mendacity subsequent to him. anything concerning the physique stirs a fleeting recollection in the back of Lapslie's mind...he can't particularly placed his finger on it, yet he can nearly style it...Memories hang-out Violet Chambers too. She does what she will be able to to stick sooner than them. Taking tea together with her aged pal Daisy, she understands it's time to maneuver on back. As Daisy falls to the ground, epidermis burning, eyes streaming, Violet frivolously waits. Black hellebore is remarkably effective poison. It won't be lengthy now. nonetheless Waters is a visceral mystery that would deliver DCI Lapslie head to head with a calculating predator, the place the detective may well simply become aware of that his gravest weak point can also be his maximum power.

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The Key (Sancti Trilogy, Book 2) by Simon Toyne

By Simon Toyne

Hunted. Hounded. Haunted

She is crucial individual on the earth. She is The Key

Journalist Liv Adamsen has escaped from the hugely secretive fort on the center of the traditional urban of spoil and now lies in isolation, looking at health center partitions as clean as her reminiscence. regardless of her lack of ability to keep in mind her previous, whatever unusual is stirring inside of her. She feels possessed through a sen-sation she can't identify and suffering from whispers merely she will be able to pay attention: "KuShiKaam," the major

To others the that means is apparent. For a mercenary working within the Syrian wilderness, a guy recognized merely as "the Ghost," Liv may well carry the major to 1 of history's strongest secrets and techniques. For the brotherhood of clergymen within the Citadel--now cursed via a negative plague--her go back to Turkey could be the basically technique to be certain their survival. And for a strong faction in Vatican urban, her very lifestyles threatens the luck of a determined plan to save lots of the church from wreck

At the heart of occasions that defy rationalization and hunted via a person she believes can be attempting to kill her, Liv turns to the one individual she will be able to trust--a starting place employee named Gabriel Mann. jointly they have to elude trap and trip to where the place all lifestyles begun. From long island to Rome to the deserts of the center East, worlds collide in a race to discover a revelation courting from the production of guy during this electrifying follow-up to the overseas bestseller Sanctus

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Fat Ollie's Book (87th Precinct, Book 52) by Ed McBain

By Ed McBain

Murders ensue on a daily basis within the monstrous undesirable urban. They're no longer any such enormous deal, you recognize. even if the sufferer is a urban councilman besides often called Lester Henderson.

yet this can be the 1st time fats Ollie Weeks of the 88th Precinct has written a singular, ah definite. known as report back to the Commissioner, it follows a crafty detective named Olivia Wesley Watts, who, except being woman and slender, is just like fats Ollie himself. whereas Ollie's responding to the squeal concerning the useless councilman, his leather-based dispatch case is stolen from the again of his motor vehicle -- and in it, the one replica of his valuable manuscript.

Joined through Carella and Kling from the neighboring 87th Precinct, Ollie investigates the murder with all of the beautiful crudeness, insensitivity, and backbone for which he's recognized. however the robbery of his first novel fills Ollie with a renewed ardour for old style detective work.

Following the exploits of 1 of Ed McBain's such a lot liked detectives, this energetic and intricate novel -- the fifty-second within the award-winning 87th Precinct sequence -- may be his top e-book but.

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Red Moon: A Novel by Benjamin Percy

By Benjamin Percy

Award -winning writer Benjamin Percy provides an explosive and deeply layered literary mystery set within the American West.

They dwell between us.

They are our buddies, our moms, our lovers.

They change.

When govt brokers kick down Claire Forrester's entrance door and homicide her mom and dad, Claire realizes simply how diversified she is.

Patrick Gamble was once not anything distinct until eventually the day he received on a airplane and hours later stepped off it, the one passenger left alive, a hero.

Chase Williams has sworn to guard the folks of the USA from the risk of their midst, yet he's turning into the very factor he has promised to spoil.

So a ways, the danger has been managed through legislation and violence and medication. however the evening of the pink moon is coming, while an unrecognizable global will emerge...and the conflict for humanity will commence

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Cross Currents by John Shors

By John Shors

Thailand's pristine Ko Phi Phi island draws travelers from around the globe. There, suffering to make ends meet, small-resort proprietors Lek and Sarai are chuffed to offer an American named Patch room and board in alternate for his support. but if Patch's brother, Ryan, arrives, followed by means of his female friend, Brooke, Lek learns that Patch is working from the legislations, and his presenc...more Thailand's pristine Ko Phi Phi island draws travelers from worldwide. There, suffering to make ends meet, small-resort vendors Lek and Sarai are chuffed to provide an American named Patch room and board in alternate for his aid. but if Patch's brother, Ryan, arrives, followed by way of his female friend, Brooke, Lek learns that Patch is working from the legislation, and his presence places Lek's kinfolk in danger. in the meantime, Brooke starts to doubt her love for Ryan whereas her emotions for Patch blossom.

In a panorama the place nature's bounty turns out unending, those households are swept up in an impending cataclysm that might require all their power of center and soul to survive...

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