Blaze: A Novel
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.
By Beverly Barton
the sport is simple--he is the Hunter. they're the Prey. He offers them an opportunity to flee. To run. to conceal. To outsmart him. yet finally, he catches them. and that is while the sport will get fairly terrifying. . .
inner most investigator Griffin Powell and FBI agent Nicole Baxter be aware of much approximately serial killers--they took one down jointly. yet this new killer is as sadistic as they have ever noticeable. He likes his little video games, and he particularly likes forcing Nic and Griff to play alongside. each unsolvable clue, each posed sufferer, each taunting telephone call--it's all a part of his twisted, complicated plan. after which the Hunter calls, desirous to understand if they are rather able to play. . .
But Winner nonetheless Kills All. . .
there is a new video game now, and it really is even more lethal than the 1st. A brutal psychopath wishes a important adversary. He will not cease until eventually he can hunt the main necessary prey of all--Nicole. And along with his associate in a killer's attractions, Griff is enjoying for the most important stakes of his existence.
By A.D. Miller
SHORTLISTED for the 2011 guy Booker Prize for Fiction
A riveting tale of erotic obsession, self-deception and ethical free-fall, set in post-communist Moscow.
Nick Platt is a legal professional operating in Moscow within the early 2000s--a urban of hedonism and desperation, magical hideaways and debauched nightclubs, kindness and corruption. Nick does not ask too many questions about the shady bargains he works on: he is too busy having fun with the unique, sinful nightlife. On a sultry day in September, Nick rescues willowy sisters, Masha and Katya, from a would-be handbag snatcher, and shortly the 3 of them are cruising Moscow's seamy glamour spots. As wintry weather descends at the decadent urban, Nick falls for the seductive Masha, yet quickly reveals he's falling clear of himself--and on the centre of a story of deception and betrayal, in a spot the place darkish secrets and techniques, and lengthy hidden corpses, come to gentle while the deep snows ultimately thaw.
By Chuck Wendig
An exhilarating thrill-ride throughout the underbelly of cyber espionage within the vein of David Ignatius’s The Director and the tv sequence Leverage, CSI: Cyber, and Person of Interest, which follows 5 iconoclastic hackers who're coerced into serving the U.S. government.
An Anonymous-style rabble rouser, an Arab spring hactivist, a black-hat hacker, an old-school cipherpunk, and a web troll are every one provided a decision: visit criminal or support safeguard the USA, placing their brains and talents to paintings for the govt. for one year.
But being a white-hat doesn’t constantly suggest you're employed for the great men. The would-be cyberspies observe that behind the curtain lurks a sinister NSA software, a synthetic intelligence code-named Typhon, that has origins and an evolution either risky and annoying. And if it’s no longer introduced down, will quickly be uncontrollable.
Can the hackers get away their federal watchers and confront Typhon and its mysterious author? And what does the govt. really need them to do? in the event that they choose to flip the tables, will their very own secrets and techniques be exposed—and their lives erased like traces of undesirable code?
Combining the scientific-based, propulsive narrative form of Michael Crichton with the eerie surroundings and conspiracy issues of The X-Files and the resourceful, speculative fringe of Neal Stephenson and William Gibson, Zer0es explores our deep-seated fears approximately executive surveillance and hacking in an artistic fast paced novel bound to earn Chuck Wendig the common acclaim he deserves.
By Colleen Coble
It sounds like paradise, yet lethal secrets and techniques lie underneath the waves off the coast of Kauai.
Sometimes Kaia Oana thinks her dolphins are extra humane than people. As a mammal intelligence researcher, Kaia has realized a specific thing or in regards to the goodness and intelligence of dolphins—and as a traditional scientist in shut proximity to guns builders, she’s realized something or approximately people as well.
When a vacationer catamaran explodes off the coast of the Hawaiian island of Kauai, Kaia and her knowledgeable dolphin, Nani, rush to assist the hunt and rescue attempt. After hours of looking out, an exhausted Kaia is pulled from the water via Lieutenant Commander Jesse Matthews of the U.S. Navy.
Lieutenant Matthews is conversant in following protocol—and a civilian-dolphin rescue isn't really general working method. but if his colleagues forget about the chance that missile examine had whatever to do with the sunken catamaran, Jesse recruits Kaia and her dolphin to assist him behavior his personal research. The olive-skinned mermaid had inspired him—in extra methods than one.
As their rogue research takes them into the waters surrounding the sunken boat—and their own chemistry takes them into different uncharted territory—Kaia and Jesse detect that they've develop into pursuits themselves. somebody doesn’t wish them snooping round that wreckage . . . a person determined adequate to kill.
By Brad Meltzer
The runaway bestseller that takes us down the rabbit gap of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
John F. Jennedy, Jr., was once Lark.
Amy Carter used to be Dynamo.
Chelsea Clinton used to be Energy.
Shadow is the key provider code identify for First Daughter Nora Hartson. And whilst White apartment attorney Michael Garrick starts off relationship the impossible to resist Nora, he is immediately spellbound, similar to all people else in her global. Then, overdue one evening, the 2 witness anything they have been by no means intended to determine. Now, in an international the place everybody watches your each movement, Michael is all at once ensnared in a persons mystery time table. Trusting nobody, now not even Nora, he reveals himself combating for his innocence--and eventually, his life.
By Phillip Margolin
A poster boy for the yankee Dream, former blue-collar child grew to become high-powered attorney Daniel Ames is on effortless highway as an affiliate at Reed, Briggs, Portland's so much prestigious legislation firm—until one guy . . . and one case . . . swap everything.
When a charismatic attorney sues the firm's largest consumer, a pharmaceutical corporation, for production a drug that motives unspeakable beginning defects, Daniel believes the case has no advantage. but if info implicating corporation malfeasance surfaces, the intrepid legal professional doggedly scrambles to discover the truth—an research that leads him right into a vortex of greed, corruption, deceit, and homicide. abruptly stuck at the incorrect facet of the legislation and within the crosshairs of a robust enemy, Daniel needs to unmask an evil conspiracy that wishes to bury a perilous mystery . . . and Daniel with it.
By Andrew Gross
On the morning Karen Friedman learns that her husband, a hedge fund supervisor, has been tragically killed, Detective Ty Hauck starts off his research of one other man's dying in a suspicious hit-and-run in Karen's hometown.
The doubtless unrelated tragedies are approximately to plunge a stunning widow and a made up our minds investigator right into a maelstrom of homicide, giant sums of lacking funds, and foreign conspiracy.
By Susan Scarf Merrell
“[A] absolutely explosive mystery starring the interesting overdue author.” —Entertainment Weekly
Best recognized for her brief tale “The Lottery,” Shirley Jackson is an forever interesting determine whose chilling stories of mental suspense are nonetheless extensively learn and taught world wide. during this darkly fascinating novel, Susan shawl Merrell makes use of the evidence of Jackson’s existence as a springboard to discover the 1964 disappearance of Paula Weldon, a tender Bennington university pupil. instructed throughout the eyes of Rose Nemser—the spouse of a graduate pupil operating with Jackson’s husband, Bennington professor Stanley Edgar Hyman—Shirley reimagines the connections among the Hymans’ unstable marriage and one of many era’s nice unsolved mysteries.