Posts in category: Suspense
By E. W. Hornung
Arthur Raffles is a fashionable member of London society, and a countrywide wearing hero. As a cricketer he on a regular basis represents England in attempt fits. He makes use of this as an opportunity to devote a few burglaries, basically stealing precious jewelry from his hosts. during this, he's assisted via his good friend, the more youthful, idealistic Bunny Manders. either males are consistently less than the surveillance of Inspector Mackenzie of Scotland backyard who's consistently thwarted in his makes an attempt to pin the crimes on Raffles... This full-length novel that includes Raffles, the Gentleman Thief, has been particularly formatted for today's e-readers by means of Andrews united kingdom.
By Steve Berry
Whilst Napoleon Bonaparte died in exile in 1821, he took to the grave a robust mystery. As common and emperor, he had stolen immeasurable riches from palaces, nationwide treasuries, or even the Knights of Malta and the Vatican. In his ultimate days, his British captors was hoping to benefit the place the loot lay hidden. yet he informed them not anything, and in his will he made no point out of the treasure. Or did he?
Former Justice division operative Cotton Malone isn't really searching for difficulty while it comes knocking at his Copenhagen bookstall. really, it breaks and enters within the type of an American mystery carrier agent with a couple of assassins on his heels. Malone has his doubts in regards to the apprehensive younger guy, yet narrowly surviving a ferocious firefight convinces him to stick to his unforeseen new ally.
Their first cease is the secluded property of Malone's friend, Henrik Thorvaldsen. The wily Danish mogul has exposed the insidious plans of the Paris membership, a cabal of multimillionaires bent on manipulating the worldwide financial system. purely by means of matching wits with a terrorist-for-hire, foiling a catastrophic assault, and plunging right into a determined hunt for Napoleon's mythical misplaced treasure can Malone desire to ward off overseas monetary anarchy.
But Thorvaldsen's actual goal is way extra own: to avenge the homicide of his son through the larcenous aristocrat on the center of the conspiracy. Thorvaldsen's vendetta locations Malone in an very unlikely quandary—one that forces him to choose from good friend and kingdom, prior and current. beginning in Denmark, relocating to England, and finishing up within the storied streets and cathedrals of Paris, Malone performs a breathless video game of duplicity and demise, all to assert a prize of untold worth. yet at what cost?
From the Hardcover edition.
By Phillip Margolin
When inner most detective Dana Cutler is employed to persist with collage pupil Charlotte Walsh, she by no means imagines the path will bring about the White apartment. however the morning after Walsh's clandestine assembly with Christopher Farrington, President of the us, the beautiful younger coed is dead—the most up-to-date sufferer, it appears, of a fiend dubbed "the D.C. Ripper."
A junior affiliate in an Oregon legislation company, Brad Miller is shocked via the demise row revelations of convicted serial killer Clarence Little. even though Little accepts accountability for a string of grotesque murders, he swears he used to be framed for considered one of them: the dying of a teenaged babysitter who labored for then-governor Farrington.
Suddenly nowhere in the United States is secure for a small-time deepest eye and a fledgling attorney who own terrifying proof that means the unthinkable: that somebody on the very optimum point of presidency, might be the president himself, is a chilly and brutal killer.
By Richard Matheson
Govt mathematician Chris Barton lives a regimen life—until, on the finish of a normal workday, he unearths his automobile lacking from the worker parking zone. while he eventually arrives domestic, there's a stranger dwelling in his house—a guy who claims to be him. Thrust by surprise right into a surreal international the place the proof of his senses can't be relied on and strangers are attempting to kill him, Chris needs to keep away from violent assassins whereas following a path of cryptic clues to regain his existence.
By Sally Spencer
To be Witch Makers within the moorland village of Hallerton is either an outstanding honour and a heavy burden. yet this Witch Maker by no means lives to witness his second of triumph and is found tied to the Witching submit early one morning with a size of wire wrapped tightly round his neck. Will DCI Charlie Woodend clear up this mystery...
By Tim Wynne-Jones
"More suspenseful kinfolk drama than haunted-house story. . . . The climax is heart-pounding, and the superbly evoked bucolic environment performs a starring role." — KIRKUS REVIEWS
Mimi Shapiro had a irritating freshman 12 months at NYU, because of a silly affair with a professor who nonetheless haunts her caller identification. So whilst her artist father, Marc, bargains using his distant Canadian cottage, she’s joyful to hop in her Mini Cooper and force up north. the home is fairy-tale old fashioned, and the bottom line is hidden correct the place her dad acknowledged it'd be, so she’s stunned to fi nd anyone already residing there — Jay, a tender musician, who's both startled to satisfy Mimi and instantly accuses her of leaving unusual and dangerous tokens inside of: a lifeless poultry, a snakeskin, a cricket sound tune embedded in his most recent composition. yet Mimi has simply arrived, so who's liable? And extra alarmingly, what does the intruder wish? half gripping mystery, half family members drama, this fast paced novel performs out in alternating viewpoints, in a pastoral environment that's evocative and eerie — a mysterious personality in its personal correct.
By Rick Yancey
The riveting follow-up to the New York Times bestselling The fifth Wave, hailed by way of Justin Cronin as “wildly entertaining.”
How do you rid the Earth of 7 billion people? Rid the people in their humanity.
Surviving the 1st 4 waves was once approximately very unlikely. Now Cassie Sullivan unearths herself in a brand new international, an international within which the elemental belief that binds us jointly is long gone. because the fifth Wave rolls around the panorama, Cassie, Ben, and Ringer are pressured to confront the Others’ final objective: the extermination of the human race.
Cassie and her neighbors haven’t obvious the depths to which the Others will sink, nor have the Others visible the heights to which humanity will upward thrust, within the final conflict among existence and demise, wish and melancholy, love and hate.
Praise for The endless Sea
“Heart-pounding pacing, lyrical prose and mind-bending twists . . .”—The ny instances e-book Review
“Impressively improves at the very good starting of the trilogy.”—USA Today
“An epic sci-fi novel with all of the romance, motion, and suspense you'll ever want.”—Seventeen.com
*“This gut-wrenching sequel to The fifth Wave careens on a violent process nonstop action.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review
*“A breathless, grueling survival tale . . . . Yancey's prose is still unimpeachable—every paragraph is weighted down with surroundings, subject matter, and emotion."—Booklist, starred review
“A roller-coaster journey of a sequel.”—Kirkus Reviews
“It doesn’t simply stream the tale ahead, yet even opens up new probabilities within the earlier book.” —Geekdad.com
By Sara Foster
In this exciting gothic suspense debut via Sara Foster within the culture of Rosamund Lupton and Sophie Hannah, a tender mom searches Yorkshire's windswept moors for the reality at the back of her husband's mysterious disappearance.
THE solutions ARE HIDING BENEATH THE SHADOWS
When Grace's husband, Adam, inherits an remoted North Yorkshire cottage, they depart the bustle of London in the back of to aim a brand new lifestyles. every week later, Adam vanishes with no hint, leaving their child daughter, Millie, in her stroller at the doorstep. the subsequent 12 months, Grace returns to the tiny village at the untamed heath. Everyone―the police, her mom and dad, even her ally and more youthful sister―is confident that Adam left her. yet Grace, not able to allow move of her stories in their love and existence jointly, can't settle for this rationalization. She is determined for solutions, however the drowsing, deeply superstitious hamlet is unwilling to renounce its secrets and techniques. As Grace hunts via forgotten corners of the cottage trying to find clues, and digs deeper into the lives of the locals, unusual goals start to hang-out her. Are the villagers hiding whatever, or is she turning into more and more paranoid? in basic terms as blizzard threatens to chop her and Millie off from the remainder of the realm does Grace make a poor discovery. She has been having a look within the incorrect position for solutions all alongside, and he or she and her daughter should be in poor risk if she can't get them away in time.
"A haunting story of loss and one woman's look for the reality regardless of the results. This vividly written novel will depart you breathless and as chilled because the starkly attractive North Yorkshire moors the place this compelling tale unfolds." –Heather Gudenkauf, big apple occasions bestselling writer of this stuff Hidden
To commemorate this silver milestone, Mysterious Press provides 18 specifically commissioned tales through the best secret and suspense writers operating at the present time.
By Mary Higgins Clark
Nancy Harmon in the past fled the heartbreak of her first marriage, the macabre deaths of her little kids, and the surprising fees opposed to her. She replaced her identify, dyed her hair, and left California for the windswept peace of Cape Cod. Now remarried, she has extra cherished kids, and the poor ache has began to heal -- until eventually the morning while she seems to be within the yard for her little boy and lady and reveals just one crimson mitten. She is aware that the nightmare is starting again....