By Karen Hamilton
By Martina Cole
Betrayal by Sunday Times No.1 bestseller, Martina Cole, author of DANGEROUS LADY, THE TAKE, GET EVEN and many more, is a gripping novel about the bonds that make - or break - a family. The 'undisputed queen of crime writing' (Guardian), Martina's unique, powerful storytelling will appeal to fans of Karin Slaughter and Patricia Cornwell.Aiden O'Hara has been head of the family since he was kid, and he's going to keep it that way.Jade Dixon watches his back. Mother of his son, she's the one who makes him invincible.But Jade's been in the game a lot longer than Aiden. She knows no one's indestructible.And when you're at the top, that's when you've got to watch the hardest.Especially the ones closest to you . . .
By Carol O'Connell
Mallory Book 12: Blind Sight is the twelfth NYPD detective Kathy Mallory novel from New York Times bestseller Carol O'Connell, master of knife-edge suspense and intricate plotting. Fans of Karin Slaughter and Stieg Larsson will be thrilled by New York's darkest cop. 'Carol O'Connell is a consummate storyteller - a unique talent who deserves to be a household name' - Val McDermid Detective Kathy Mallory. New York's darkest. You only underestimate her once.The nun is dead. Her body lies on the mayor's law with three others, all killed at different times, in different places, and dumped there. There should be five - but the boy is missing.One second he was there... Jonah Quill, blind since birth, sits in a car driven by a killer and wonders where they are going. Though blind, Jonah sees more than most people do. He's counting on this secret to save his life.Then gone. Detective Kathy Mallory is counting on herself to save his life. It takes her a while to realise that the missing-person case she is pursuing is so intimately connected to the massacre on the mayor's lawn. But she will find Jonah - she just hopes it will be in time.
By Martina Cole
DI Kate Burrows thought she'd never face a killer like the Grantley Ripper again. But she was wrong. One by one, children are being abandoned. Thankfully, they're rescued from harm. Then one victim is not so lucky, and Kate knows she's in a race against time to save lives. As a parent herself, Kate's finding the case tough and she needs the support of her lover, Patrick Kelly, more than ever. But Patrick's got problems of his own...
Blood Tide (Paula Maguire 5)
By Claire McGowan
Forensic psychologist Paula Maguire returns in BLOOD TIDE, the fifth novel in Claire McGowan's acclaimed series. If you enjoyed Sharon Bolton's LITTLE BLACK LIES or Elly Griffiths' THE WOMAN IN BLUE, you will love this new novel from the author of THE SILENT DEAD and A SAVAGE HUNGER. Called in to investigate the disappearance of a young couple during a violent storm, Paula Maguire, forensic psychologist, has mixed feelings about going back to Bone Island. Her last family holiday as a child was spent on its beautiful, remote beaches and returning brings back haunting memories of her long-lost mother.It soon becomes clear that outsiders aren't welcome on the island, and with no choice but to investigate the local community, Paula soon suspects foul play, realising that the islanders are hiding secrets from her, and each other.With another storm fast approaching, Paula is faced with a choice. Leave alive or risk being trapped with a killer on an inescapable island, as the blood tide rushes in...
Bitter River (Bell Elkins, Book 2)
By Julia Keller
Bell Elkins returns in the devastating follow-up to Pulitzer prize winner Julia Keller's highly acclaimed A KILLING IN THE HILLS.Acker's Gap, West Virginia: a high-school student - sixteen, full of promise, and pregnant - is found murdered in a car at the bottom of the Bitter River. Her death devastates the community, but one among them must be responsible. Bell Elkins, Raythune County's prosecuting attorney, is determined to bring the killer to justice.But someone else has their own agenda. Amid the shadow of the Appalachian Mountains, another act of violence is about to strike. As Bell and Sheriff Nick Fogelsong work to uncover the truth, one thing is certain: no one can truly understand Acker's Gap until they are in the thick of it. Bell returned to her hometown to make a difference. But just how much is she willing to risk?
Bricks and Mortality
By Ann Granger
BRICKS AND MORTALITY is the third Cotswold village mystery by Ann Granger, featuring Inspector Jess Campbell and Superintendent Ian Carter. It is sure to appeal to fans of Midsomer Murders.In the cold light of dawn, a dead body is found entombed in the smouldering remains of a burnt-out Cotswold manor. Key House has stood empty for years, but its owner, Gervase Crown, is rumoured to have been seen in Weston St Ambrose prior to the blaze. Could he be responsible for the fire and the tragic death that followed, or was he in fact the intended target? As Inspector Jess Campbell and Superintendent Ian Carter begin their investigation it becomes clear that Gervase wasn't the most popular and his return reawakens old memories, not all of which are good.
By Lisa Gardner writing as Alicia Scott
From Lisa Gardner, the New York Times No. 1 bestselling author comes the third in the Family Secrets trilogy BRANDON'S BRIDE. Gripping, arresting, classic romantic suspense titles originally published under the name Alicia Scott. If you love Tess Gerritsen you'll love Lisa.For years Brandon Ferringer has sought to untangle the mystery surrounding his father's disappearance. Now training as a hotshot - a seasonal wildland fire fighter - Brandon is on the verge of finally uncovering the truth. In need of temporary lodging, he rents a room at a local farm, but soon finds that his attraction to the ranch's alluring owner threatens to distract him from his mission.Single mother Victoria Meese struggles to make time for herself between raising her son Randy and running the Lady Luck Ranch. When she meets Brandon, she suddenly discovers something to believe in again. But Brandon's search for answers is about to turn dangerous, threatening their growing connection, and their very lives...
Bear is Broken (Leo Maxwell 1)
By Lachlan Smith
Leo Maxwell grew up in the shadow of his older brother, Teddy, a successful yet reviled criminal defence attorney, who racked up enemies as fast as he racked up acquittals.The two are at lunch when Teddy is shot, the gunman escaping through a crowd. As Teddy lies in a coma, Leo realises that the search for his brother's shooter falls upon him, as Teddy's enemies are not just among his criminal clients but embedded within the police department as well...Leo must navigate the seedy underbelly of San Francisco, but the deeper he digs into his brother's life, the more questions arise: about Teddy and his estranged ex-wife, about the ethics of Teddy's career, and about the murder that tore their family apart decades ago. And somewhere, the person who shot Leo's brother is still on the loose, and there are many who would happily kill Leo in order to keep it that way.
Black Irish (Absalom Kearney 1)
By Stephan Talty
It was only the first lie...As the snow drives down and the full force of a Buffalo winter makes itself felt, a man's body is found. Barely recognisable, the only clues the police have are the '1' carved into the victim's face and the killer's sinister calling card, a plastic toy monkey. This is 'The County' - the 27th county of Ireland - a city cocooned in secrets, suspicion and blood feuds, where the residents will do anything to protect their own. And for Detective Absalom Kearney, this case is her one chance to prove to a community more fiercely secretive than ever, that even the most heinous of murderers can be stopped.But as her investigation develops and the killer starts sending her cryptic messages, Absalom finds herself in a race not only to halt them but also to stop The County's residents exacting their own form of justice. Because at the heart of this community there is the darkness peculiar to those forgotten by society, and this darkness will affect Absalom's life in ways she could never have imagined...
Breaking Point: Troubleshooters 9
By Suzanne Brockmann
Troubleshooters: They Never Let You Down. The ninth addictive romantic suspense novel in New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann's Troubleshooters series, filled with thrilling adventure, excitement and passion. In BREAKING POINT, FBI agent Max Bhagat may be outnumbered and against the odds, but nothing will keep him from rescuing the woman he loves, Gina Vitagliano.As commander of the FBI's counterterrorism unit, Max Bhagat puts nothing ahead of his work, not even his feelings for Gina Vitagliano, the woman who won his admiration and heart with her courage under fire. That is until news reaches him that Gina has been killed in a terrorist bombing, and retribution becomes Max's top priority. But at the scene of the attack, Max learns that Gina is still alive. She and her colleague Molly Anderson have fallen into the hands of a ruthless killer bent on using both women as bait in a lethal trap to capture Grady Morant, a.k.a 'Jones', a notorious ex-Special Forces operative. Plunged into a global hot zone of violence and corruption, Max and Jones join forces and embark on a deadly rescue mission, prepared to forfeit their own lives to save the women they love.
Burn Down Easy
By Philip Caveney
When three tormented souls are brought together, sparks from the past will ignite a blazing inferno of madness and obsession.
By Philip Caveney
There's a razor-thin line between adoration and hatred in Philip Caveney's haunting thriller. Mark Tyler is a bestselling horror writer, and countless readers are awaiting his next novel featuring Black Wolf. When Mark receives a note from an American fan, he unwisely writes straight back. But his friendly gesture provokes a deluge of increasingly strange letters. Clearly the man is an obsessive who identifies much too closely with the novel's violent supernatural hero. Distracted by personal problems, Mark fails to notice the mounting psychosis of his 'number one' fan. He cannot know that a small US town is already terrorised by a spate of bizarre deaths dubbed 'the wolfman murders'. Nor can he predict that London will soon suffer its own sequence of grisly killings. Will the author fall prey to a monster of his own creation?
Bad to the Bone
By Philip Caveney
The Deceivers are a rock band at the height of their powers when guitarist Scott Griffin ODs gruesomely on-stage. For co-songwriter and lead singer Jenny Slade it's a devastating loss. To get Jenny and the band back on the rails, their manager books them into The Grange, a rehearsal/studio complex in the remote Welsh countryside, hoping that the change of scene will get the band's creative juices flowing again. But The Grange is not quite the rural idyll it seems. Its enigmatic owner, Gareth Reed, has an unhealthy interest in bizarre occult practices, and far from exorcising the ghosts of the past, The Grange seems to act as a magnet for the most disturbing spiritual phenomena. And then the killings begin...
By Gj Moffat
Alex Cahill and Logan Finch return in the gripping third novel in GJ Moffat's Glasgow-set crime series.When a passenger jet crashes in Denver, Colorado, nobody survives.In Glasgow, Alex Cahill is surprised to receive a phone call from the wife of an old Secret Service colleague who was supposedly travelling on the doomed plane. But there is no record of his name on the passenger list.Cahill uses his connections to find out what has happened but no one is talking. Not even to him. Enlisting the help of his lawyer and friend, Logan Finch, Cahill is determined to get some answers.Logan's girlfriend, DCI Rebecca Irvine, is also looking for answers. A new drug is killing users but is it accidental death or could it be homicide? As Rebecca searches the streets of Glasgow, and Cahill and Logan head to Denver, they are unaware that a perfect storm of events across the globe is about to engulf them all...
By Joseph Finder
Nick Heller returns in an explosive new thriller.When PI Nick Heller moves back to Boston to set up his own agency, he soon gets an urgent case even closer to home than expected. Alexandra Marcus - teenage daughter of hedge fund titan Marshall Marcus - has been kidnapped. But it's no ordinary kidnapping - and it's not even clear what they want. She's been abducted by professionals and buried alive in an underground casket. A video camera is streaming her desperate pleas live over the internet. With only a limited supply of food and water, her time is quickly running out.A close friend of the family, Nick is more determined than ever to catch the perpetrators. But when Marshall is arrested for fraud, Nick uncovers some powerful enemies and a conspiracy that reaches up to the very highest levels of government. Faced with opponents well-protected by wealth and position, Nick must play a dangerous game if he hopes to flush out those responsible before Alexa is buried for good...
Behold A Pale Horse
By Peter Tremayne
The brilliant new novel by the internationally bestselling author of the Sister Fidelma mystery series.AD 664: Sister Fidelma finds herself in the seaport of Genua, en route from Rome back to her native Cashel. Her old teacher, Brother RuadÃ¡n, lies dying in the abbey of Bobium - an isolated abbey in a disturbed country where even the Christians are in bloody conflict with one another and the worship of the pagan gods often prevails. Fidelma is determined to see Brother RuadÃ¡n before he dies. But from the moment she enters the beautiful valley of the Trebbia, there is danger on every side. Her dying teacher's last words send her off on her most dangerous adventure where murder follows murder and a vicious civil war threatens before an extraordinary conspiracy is revealed. And from the start, Fidelma is on her own...
By Martina Cole
A Better Quality of Murder
By Ann Granger
Evil lurks on the streets of Victorian London in the third gripping crime novel to feature Scotland Yard Inspector Ben Ross and his wife Lizzie.As Inspector Ben Ross of Scotland Yard walks homeward one Saturday night in late October 1867, the fog that swirls around him is like a living beast. By the time it has lifted next morning a woman lies murdered in Green Park. Allegra Benedict was the beautiful Italian wife of an art dealer in Piccadilly. But what had she been doing in London that afternoon, and why had she been selling her brooch in the Burlington Arcade just hours before her death? As Ben begins his investigation, his wife Lizzie - with the help of their maid Bessie - looks into Allegra's private life and uncovers more than one reason why someone might want her dead...
The Beach House
By James Patterson, Peter De Jonge
The second that Columbia law student Jack Mullen steps down from the train at East Hampton, he knows that something is very wrong. As he greets his family, his kid brother Peter lies stretched out on a steel gurney, battered, bruised - dead. The police are calling the drowning an accident. Jack knows that's not right. Someone wanted his brother dead.But the establishment says otherwise. Jack tries to uncover what really happened on the beach that night, only to confront a wall of silence; a barricade of shadowy people who protect the privileges of the multi-billionaire summer residents. And when he discovers that his brother had nearly $200,000 in his bank account, Jack realises Peter wasn't just parking cars to make a living...