Posts in category: Suspense
By Michael Palmer
They kill with out judgment of right and wrong or regret. they're the main ruthless enemy we have now ever confronted. and they're one millionth our size...Prepare to be shocked-and mesmerized-by the newest novel of exciting scientific suspense from New York occasions bestselling writer Michael Palmer.
Dr. Lou Welcome by no means can have imagined what a activities harm might suggest for his ally, Cap Duncan. Surgeons be ready to keep Cap's shattered leg, however the open wound is the proper breeding floor for a perilous microbial invader devoted to consuming Cap alive from the interior out. in the meantime, hundreds of thousands of miles away, a teenaged woman is combating for her existence opposed to a similar microbe. The germ is proof against any identified antibiotic-and the govt. scientist tasked with discovering a healing has been abducted. And time has already run out...
"Of all [Palmer's] novels, this one has the main bold plot...and the best motion scenes to ever seem in a clinical thriller."-Associated Press
Turning to the facilities for illness keep watch over for support, Lou uncovers a hyperlink to the Society of 1 Hundred friends, a Revolutionary Organization 17 November whose contributors are preserving our personal health and wellbeing associations hostage. just like the microbe itself, 100 friends will cease at not anything to extra its schedule. Now, from the medical institution corridors the place whatever you contact can suggest your finish to the pinnacle corridors of family strength during this struggle opposed to humanity, Lou needs to positioned an finish to a terrifying epidemic-if it does not kill him first.
"When it involves creative plots for clinical thrillers, not anyone does it greater than Michael Palmer."-Huffington Post
By Stephen King
The number 1 nationwide bestseller a few recognized novelist held hostage by means of his “number one fan” and anguish a daunting case of writer’s block—that might end up deadly. one among “Stephen King’s best…genuinely frightening” (USA TODAY).
Paul Sheldon is a bestselling novelist who has ultimately met his #1 fan. Her identify is Annie Wilkes, and he or she is greater than a rabid reader—she is Paul’s nurse, tending his shattered physique after an motor vehicle twist of fate. yet she can be livid that the writer has killed off her favourite personality in his most modern e-book. Annie turns into his captor, protecting him prisoner in her remoted house.
Annie desires Paul to write down a booklet that brings distress again to life—just for her. She has loads of how one can spur him on. One is a needle. one other is an awl. And in the event that they don’t paintings, she will get particularly nasty.
“Terrifying” (San Francisco Chronicle), “dazzlingly well-written” (The Indianapolis Star), and “truly gripping” (Publishers Weekly), Misery is “classic Stephen King...full of twists and turns and mounting suspense” (The Boston Globe).
By Alex Garland
An intricately woven, suspenseful novel of mental and political intrigue, The Tesseract follows the interlocking fates of 3 units of characters within the Philippines: gangsters in a chase in the course of the streets of Manila; a middle-class mom placing her kids to mattress within the suburbs and remembering her past love; and 2 road young children and the rich psychiatrist who's learning their goals. Alex Garland demonstrates the variety of his striking skills as a novelist during this nationwide bestseller, a Chinese puzzle of a singular approximately 3 intersecting units of characters within the Philippines.
By Fern Michaels
The Sisterhood Makes issues Right
After years of attempting to develop into pregnant with no luck, Rachel Dawson and her husband Thomas felt their desires had ultimately come real the day they introduced domestic their newly followed dual infants. notwithstanding the legal professional Baron Bell who prepared for the surrogate mom charged a hefty six-figure price, one look into the eyes in their priceless young children advised them it was once all worthy it. until eventually the beginning mom reappeared, first difficult extra money, then the twins themselves. abruptly Baron Bell used to be nowhere to be stumbled on, and the Dawsons have been once more childless, heartbroken and approximately destitute.
When the case unearths its solution to the places of work of high-profile legal professional Lizzie Fox, she cannot wait to take down the so-called "Mr. Wonderful." and he or she is aware she'll have all of the aid she wishes as it is simply the type of crime that actually will get the Sisterhood's adrenalin flowing. when they get their fingers at the perpetrators there'll be hell to pay, and it'll expense much more than chilly, challenging money. . .
Praise for Fern Michaels and her Sisterhood novels. . .
"Revenge is a dish most sensible served with fabric napkins and floral centerpieces. . .fast-paced. . .puts poetic justice first."--Publishers Weekly on Payback
"Delectable. . .deliver[s] revenge that is creatively fast and candy, Michaels-style."
--Publishers Weekly on Hokus Pokus
By Mary Higgins Clark
Mary Higgins Clark, the “Queen of Suspense,” and her daughter, bestselling writer Carol Higgins Clark, joined forces for the 1st time to create a thrilling and wonderful suspense novel—the tale of a kidnapping performed out opposed to a vacation setting.
Three days ahead of Christmas, Regan Reilly, the dynamic younger sleuth featured within the novels of Carol Higgins Clark, by accident meets Alvirah Meehan, Mary Higgins Clark’s recognized lottery winner and beginner detective, at a brand new Jersey dentist’s place of work. That’s the place all of it starts.
While Regan’s mom, Nora, the well-known secret author, is within the clinic with a damaged leg, her husband, Luke, and his chauffeur, Rosita, are abducted and held for a million-dollar ransom. jointly, Regan and Alvirah music the case because the inept but harmful kidnappers make their calls for identified. in the meantime, Luke and Rosita are held captive on a houseboat at the Hudson River and a fierce wintry weather typhoon is collecting strength.
DECK THE HALLS blends suspense with poignancy, laugh-out-loud humor, and all-around vacation cheer—a Christmas vintage for lots of seasons to come back.
By Fraser Nixon
Montreal, 1926. Mick is down on his good fortune until eventually an outdated good friend bargains him a loaded revolver and a role: driving shotgun in a truck operating booze around the border. Stateside Prohibition has unfolded a marketplace for sure amusements, vicious or in a different way. Mick takes the job—and his difficulties begin.
Through his outdated good friend Jack, Mick falls deeper into the lifetime of the small-time difficult. From whorehouse to gentlemen’s membership, via again alleys and deluxe lodges, jazz joints, opium dens, baseball diamonds, affordable diners and wherever difficulty is to be came across, Mick burns his means throughout the urban of 2 Solitudes. folks are on the town for his or her personal purposes. Babe Ruth’s right here; Harry Houdini, too.
The guy Who Killed is a story of political corruption and crime, of sexual jealousy and heartbreak, a portrait of a urban after final name, of smoke-filled saloons and gunfire within the evening. Shot via with darkish humour and unusual pathos, this can be a novel of 2 associates who do undesirable issues in most cases for funds, occasionally for enjoyable, and the ladies they love.
By James Patterson
Greatest journey and the opposite contributors of the Flock have slightly recovered from their final arctic event, after they are faced by way of the main scary disaster but. hundreds of thousands of fish are demise off the coast of
While Max and her crew are exploring the depths of the sea, their each circulate is being rigorously tracked through Mr. Chu--a legal mastermind together with his personal plans for the Flock. Can they guard themselves from Mr. Chu's military of mercenaries and retailer the sea from utter destruction?
By Stephen King
Now in exchange paperback, acclaimed writer and grasp of Horror Stephen King’s no 1 bestselling time shuttle novel, winner of the 2011 Los Angeles Times e-book Prize for most sensible Mystery/Thriller and praised by way of USA TODAY as “extraordinary.”
WINNER OF THE 2012 l. a. instances e-book PRIZE
In Stephen King’s “most formidable and comprehensive” (NPR) and “extraordinary” (USA TODAY) no 1 New York Times bestselling novel, time shuttle hasn't ever been so plausible. Or so terrifying.
Dallas, 11/22/63: 3 photographs ring out.
President John F. Kennedy is dead.
Life can activate a dime—or stumble into the intense, because it does for Jake Epping, a highschool English instructor in a Maine city. whereas grading essays through his GED scholars, Jake reads a ugly, mesmerizing piece penned via janitor Harry Dunning: fifty years in the past, Harry in some way survived his father’s sledgehammer slaughter of his complete family members. Jake is blown away...but a good more strange mystery involves mild whilst Jake’s pal Al, proprietor of the neighborhood diner, enlists Jake to take over the venture that has turn into his obsession—to hinder the Kennedy assassination. How? by means of stepping via a portal within the diner’s storeroom, and into the period of Ike and Elvis, of massive American autos, sock hops, and cigarette smoke... discovering himself in warmhearted Jodie, Texas, Jake starts off a brand new existence. yet all turns within the highway result in a loner named Lee Harvey Oswald. The process heritage is set to be rewritten...and turn into heart-stoppingly suspenseful.
By Boston Teran
Months later, Dane Rudd enters Rio Vista out of an never-ending nightfall for a memorial to this younger guy his personal age that he did not comprehend, had by no means met. but Dane Rudd turns out to owe his existence to Taylor Greene, for Dane used to be nearly blinded in an twist of fate; it is because of the donation of Taylor's corneas that he's capable of see again.
Set within the California Delta, an eleven-thousand-mile maze of waterways and riverside cities, The Prince of lethal guns is a hugely crafted literary mystery. just like the delusion of the labyrinth that encouraged the story, it's a drama rife with violence, intrigue, love, deception, loss, homicide, and the main beneficial act of all-redemption.
What compels Dane Rudd to stick and pay again the ghost of a tender guy for his moment probability at sight? What are the forces inside of and round Dane Rudd that force him to tackle this fool's errand of a deadly hunt for the reality? that's the unknown as Dane Rudd starts off this trip via a pathway of liars, thieves, murderers, and innocents, whereas realizing all too good that inside each act of charity may possibly lie the center of an executioner.
By Richard Bachman, Stephen King
As soon as upon a time, a fellow named Richard Bachman wrote Blaze on an Olivetti typewriter, then grew to become the computer over to Stephen King, who used it to put in writing Carrie. Bachman died in 1985 ("cancer of the pseudonym"), yet this final gripping Bachman novel resurfaced after being hidden away for many years -- an unforgettable crime tale tinged with unhappiness and suspense. Clayton Blaisdell, Jr., was once continuously a small-time antisocial. None too brilliant both, due to the beatings he bought as a child. Then Blaze met George Rackley, a pro professional with 100 cons and one vast inspiration. the abduction may still burst off with no hitch, with George because the brains in the back of their harmful scheme. yet there is just one challenge: by the point the deal is going down, Blaze's associate in crime is useless. Or is he? contains a formerly uncollected tale, "Memory" -- the riveting establishing to Stephen King's new Scribner hardcover novel, Duma Key.