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By Carol O'Connell
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Carol O'Connell
Mallory Book 9: the ninth NYPD detective Kathy Mallory novel from New York Times bestseller Carol O'Connell, master of knife-edge suspense and intricate plotting.Detective Kathy Mallory. New York's darkest. You only underestimate her once.'It's Kathy. I'm lost.'The mutilated body is found lying on the ground in Chicago, a dead hand pointing down Adams Street, also known as Route 66, a road of many names. And now of many deaths.A silent caravan of cars drives down the road, each passenger bearing a photograph, but none of them the same. They are the parents of missing children, brought together by the word that children's gravesites are being discovered down the Mother Road.Detective Kathy Mallory drives with them. This book was published in the US under the title FIND ME.
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  • Someone Else's Skin (D.I. Marnie Rome 1): Winner of the Crime Novel of the Year

    By Sarah Hilary
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    Sarah Hilary
    Winner of the Theakston's 2015 Crime Novel of the Year, and a 2014 Richard and Judy Book Club pick.SOMEONE ELSE'S SKIN has been acclaimed as 'stunning' by Mark Billingham and 'superbly disturbing' by the Observer. Introducing DI Marnie Rome, this powerful novel that will enthral fans of Val McDermid and Mo Hayder.Called to a woman's refuge to take a routine witness statement, DI Marnie Rome instead walks in on an attempted murder.Trying to uncover the truth from layers of secrets, Marnie finds herself confronting her own demons. Because she, of all people, knows that it can be those closest to us we should fear the most . . .
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  • Summer of the Dead (Bell Elkins, Book 3)

    By Julia Keller
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    Julia Keller
    The first death came unexpectedly. An old man attacked outside his home, his murder a shock to the town. Then the second death came and, with it, fear.For Raythune County's prosecuting attorney Bell Elkins, the inexplicable killings in Acker's Gap are all she can think about. Everything - the oppressive summer heat, her absent daughter, her troublesome sister - fades into the background as she tries to work out who could be responsible.As the tension escalates, and suspects begin to emerge, Bell will have to face demons from her own past as she comes head-to-head with a killer bent on destroying all those who stand in their way...
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    Shovel Ready

    By Adam Sternbergh
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    Adam Sternbergh
    'I don't want to know your reasons. I don't care. Think of me as a bullet. Just point.'Spademan used to be a garbage man. That was before the dirty bomb hit Times Square, before his wife was killed, before New York became a burnt-out shell. Now the wealthy spend their days tapped into virtual reality; the rest have to fend for themselves in the streets. Now there's nothing but garbage.So he became a hit man. He doesn't ask questions, he works quickly, and he's handy with a box-cutter. When he's hired to kill the daughter of a high-profile evangelist, Spademan's life is upended. He will have to navigate two worlds - both the slick fantasy and the wasteland reality - to finish the job, clear his conscience, and make sure he's not the one who winds up in the ground.
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    The String Diaries

    By Stephen Lloyd Jones
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    Stephen Lloyd Jones
    Selected for the Radio 2 Book Club.He has a face you love. A voice you trust. To survive you must kill him. The rules of survival are handed from mother to daughter. Inherited, like the curse that has stalked Hannah and her family across centuries.He changes his appearance at will, speaks with a stolen voice and hides behind the face of a beloved, waiting to strike. Generation after generation, he has destroyed them. And all they could do was to run.Until now. Now, it is time for Hannah to turn and fight.
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    The Shadow Patrol

    By Alex Berenson
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    Alex Berenson
    A killer is on the loose . . .In 2009, the CIA officers in Afghanistan's Kabul Station received information from a reliable source regarding the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden. But when they followed the informant to bin Laden's apparent location, they discovered it was a deadly trap. The man blew himself up, taking the chief of station and several senior officers with him.Two years later, the station still hasn't recovered and the situation has deteriorated. Every initiative meets with failure. No one knows who to trust. In desperation, John Wells' old CIA bosses ask him to go over and investigate. Reluctantly, Wells agrees but what he finds when he gets there is more than a station in disarray. There is a full-blown military drug-smuggling operation underway, and worse, a traitor is leaking information to the Taliban. Americans are dying, and an American is responsible - and this is just the beginning. Only Wells stands in the traitor's way . . . for now.
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    The Shadow Patrol

    By Alex Berenson
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    Alex Berenson
    A killer is on the loose . . .In 2009, the CIA officers in Afghanistan's Kabul Station received information from a reliable source regarding the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden. But when they followed the informant to bin Laden's apparent location, they discovered it was a deadly trap. The man blew himself up, taking the chief of station and several senior officers with him.Two years later, the station still hasn't recovered and the situation has deteriorated. Every initiative meets with failure. No one knows who to trust. In desperation, John Wells' old CIA bosses ask him to go over and investigate. Reluctantly, Wells agrees but what he finds when he gets there is more than a station in disarray. There is a full-blown military drug-smuggling operation underway, and worse, a traitor is leaking information to the Taliban. Americans are dying, and an American is responsible - and this is just the beginning. Only Wells stands in the traitor's way . . . for now.
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    The Secret Soldier

    By Alex Berenson
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    Alex Berenson
    The brand new John Wells thriller and the first Headline title from NYT #1 bestseller Alex Berenson.Those in power always need an unofficial option. Meet John Wells.Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah fears he is fast losing control of his family and his people. A series of terrorist attacks has put his kingdom on edge and, with powerful factions turning against him, the king must turn to the one man he has been told will make the difference.Ex-CIA operative John Wells knows all too well how covert internal battles can undermine a nation. With the stability of a powerful Middle Eastern country at stake, he goes undercover to investigate King Abdullah's claims. But as Wells begins to unravel the conspiracy, it takes an unexpected twist. The plotters want more than the fall of a monarch. Their objective is to spark the final bloody conflagration between Islam and the West.Has time finally run out for John Wells?
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    Spiral

    By Paul McEuen
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    Paul McEuen
    The first bio-tech thriller from acclaimed Cornell professor, Paul McEuen.Pacific Ocean 1946: Liam Connor of the British Army, a global expert on germ warfare, is sent to help the US Navy foil an attempt by a Japanese submarine to unleash the world's first biological super-weapon. Code-name: Uzumaki. Translation: Spiral. The devastating decision is made to annihilate Spiral by releasing the world's fourth atomic bomb, obliterating the weapon before it can release its catastrophic payload.New York, present day: Connor, now a world-renowned Nobel prize-winner working on the cutting edge of nano-science technology, prayed that the spectre of Spiral would never return. But now it is back and the stakes are exponentially higher. Spiral would be virtually unstoppable with current technological advances and only Connor holds the key to its cure. Those who seek Spiral will stop at nothing to obtain Connor's knowledge, even if it means his death and that of everyone he holds dear. As the race begins for Spiral, will the world survive the Doomsday scenario about to unfold?
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    Spooks: Adam Carter Revealed

    By K Udos
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    K Udos
    First we learnt about their backgrounds from their personnel files, then we learnt how Harry Pearce really feels about the world we live in from his secret diary. Now, learn further secrets about the crack MI5 team, otherwise known as the Spooks, in this brand new and exciting title from Headline.
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    Spooks: Harry's Diary: Top Secret

    By K udos
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    K udos
    Read the innermost thoughts of the enigmatic leader of the Spooks team, Harry Pearce, in Headline's second, fantastic book about the hit BBC television series. Harry Pearce is the enigmatic leader of the Spooks team. Mature and wise with unrivalled experience of dealing with the most senior members of the government and the intelligence community, Harry also has a healthy regard for courage, lateral thinking and mischief-making. Unknown to the rest of the team, it will come to light that Harry has been keeping a diary throughout his career at MI5. Whether this was eventually intended for publication or not is unclear, but it will chronicle in minute detail exactly what Harry was doing in his early career and how this lead to him heading up the Spooks team. It will also fill out the back story of what Harry thinks about the major operations that we have seen played out on the screen and what he has done to help his team behind the scenes. With topics ranging from what mission Harry was on in Northern Ireland to how he felt when Tom left and Danny died, HARRY'S SECRET DIARY will prove to be a fascinating insight into the world of Spooks.
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    Spooks: The Personnel Files

    By K Udos
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    K Udos
    The characters featured include Harry Pearce, Adam Carter, Ruth Evershed, Zafar Younis, Malcolm Wynn Jones, Ros Myers and Jo Portman from the current cast and the enduringly popular Tom Quinn, Zoe Reynolds and Danny Hunter from the original line-up. The files contain all the information that the fans could wish for, ranging from how the characters were recruited into MI5 to operational de-briefings and psychological treatment they have received and training they have endured. Each character is brought to life in a way that the programme itself is unable to do as the book explores, in minute detail, the events that have shaped their lives and the effect their professional lives have had on them personally.
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    Speak Softly, She Can Hear

    By Pam Lewis
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    Pam Lewis
    It's the sixties, and sixteen-year-old Carole Mason and her friend Naomi set out to lose their virginity to Eddie Lindbaeck, a man they barely know. Events, however, go horribly wrong when a woman ends up dead in a motel room, and a terrible secret between the friends is sealed. Ten years later, the girls have grown up and lost touch, but Carole is still haunted by that night. When Naomi unexpectedly re-enters her life and throws it into turmoil, Carole is forced to come to terms with what really happened and seeks out revenge and finally redemption.
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    Skinner's Trail

    By Quintin Jardine
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    Quintin Jardine
    Skinner is on the trail of organised crime and a cold-blooded killer in this gripping third novel in Quintin Jardine's bestselling crime series. First the joyous birth of Skinner's son...then the grim reality of murder in one of Edinburgh's prosperous suburbs. A man has been found knifed in a luxury villa. The victim had run a chain of laundrettes, saunas and pubs throughout the city, but for some time the police suspected these to be the front for a drug distribution network. Moving from Scotland to northern Spain, then back to a chilling climax in Edinburgh, this complex and suspenseful thriller follows a tortuous and bloodsoaked trail...
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    Skinner's Rules

    By Quintin Jardine
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    Quintin Jardine
    The book that launched a legend: the first novel in the acclaimed Bob Skinner series.As head of Edinburgh's CID, Detective Chief Superintendent Bob Skinner has seen it all... but even he is shocked by the savagely mutilated corpse discovered in a dark alleyway. The victim is identified as a successful young lawyer, and the motive for the brutal death remains a mystery. Then further seemingly random killings in the city begin to suggest a vicious serial killer is on the rampage. But when the lawyer's fiancee is also murdered, Skinner realises that someone is in deadly earnest...
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