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The Operative:  Andrew Britton 

Ex-CIA operative Ryan Kealey has finally found some semblance of peace, settling down in Baltimore and developing a friendship with psychologist Allison Dearborn. His newfound calm is violently disrupted when a charity event is rocked by a terrorist attack. After the dust settles, the CIA deputy director recruits Kealey to investigate. Kealey's findings are shocking: All of the terrorists involved in the Baltimore attack were officially prisoners of the U.S. government, supposedly incarcerated in some of the nation's most notorious prisons. All signs point to a former government program run by Canadian psychologist Simon Cosgrove, who has since gone rogue. With this chilling information, Kealey, battling his own personal demons, is launched on a worldwide quest to track down Cosgrove before he can launch another, far more devastating attack.

ORDER # U1212-1   $14-50   ISBN 9780786026234


I, Michael Bennett:  James Patterson

Detective Michael Bennett arrests an infamous Mexican crime lord in a deadly chase that leaves Bennett's lifelong friend Hughie McDonough dead. From jail, the prisoner vows to rain epic violence down upon New York City-and to get revenge on Michael Bennett. To escape the chaos, Bennett takes his ten kids and their beautiful nanny, Mary Catherine, on a much-needed vacation to his family's cabin near Newburgh, New York. But instead of the calm and happy town he remembers from growing up, they step into a nightmare worse than they could have ever imagined. Newburgh is an inferno of warring gangs, and there's little the police - or Bennett-can do to keep the children safe.

ORDER # U1212-2   $12-90   ISBN 9781455525539


The Wrong Man:  David Ellis

A young paralegal is brutally killed. A homeless Iraq war veteran has been caught with the murder weapon and the victim's belongings - and he can't remember what happened. Jason Kolarich has been asked by the young man's aunt to defend him. It seems like a standard insanity defense based on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - until Kolarich realizes that his client is actually innocent. The victim had been working a case of her own, following a trail of paper and money that connected international terrorists to corporate America, where there are those who want to teach the U.S. government a lesson. Kolarich knows finding the true murderer is the key to exposing the conspiracy. As time grows short for both his client and thousands of innocent Americans, he races to find a trained killer and uncover the details of the attack.

ORDER # U1212-3   $12-90   ISBN 9780425251942


Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Choke Point:  Peter Telep

When the American ambassador to Colombia is kidnapped, the Ghost Recon team battles its way through rebels to rescue the man. But during the operation, they discover evidence of a new Islamic fundamentalist group that is being backed by South American drug cartels and rebel groups. The Ghosts follow a trail that leads them to uncover the group's true purpose: to control the choke points in the Indian Ocean and stop the flow of oil. This would mean billions to the South Americans, and cause economic chaos all over the world. But as the team chases down their quarry, they soon realize that their true foes have yet to reveal themselves.

ORDER # U1212-4   $14-50   ISBN 9780425264751


Breakdown: V.I. Warshawski:  Sara Paretsky 

When a group of Chicago tweens holds a ritual in an abandoned cemetery, they stumble on an actual corpse - stabbed through the heart in a vampire-style slaying. V.I. Warshawski arrives on the scene to escort the girls home - but protecting them places her at the tangled center of the investigation. And the girls include daughters of some of Chicago's most powerful families: the grandfather of one, Chaim Salanter, is among the world's wealthiest men; the mother of another, Sophy Durango, is running for the United States Senate. For V.I., the questions multiply faster than the answers. Is the killing linked to a hostile media campaign against Durango - or to Salanter's childhood in Nazi-occupied Lithuania? As V.I. struggles to find an answer, she finds herself fighting enemies who are no less terrifying for being all too human.

ORDER # U1212-5   $14-50   ISBN 9780451238801


Oath of Office:  Michael Palmer 

When Dr. John Meacham goes on a shooting spree the office, his business partner, staff, and two patients are killed in the bloodbath. Then Meacham turns the gun on himself. The blame falls on Dr. Lou Welcome. Welcome worked with Meacham years before as a counselor after John's medical license had been revoked for drug addiction. Lou knew that John was an excellent doctor and deserved to be practicing medicine and fought hard for his license to be restored. After hearing the news of the violent outburst, Lou is in shock like everyone else, but mostly he's incredulous. And when he begins to look into it further, the terrifying evidence he finds takes him down a path to an unspeakable conspiracy that seems to lead directly to the White House and those in the highest positions of power.

ORDER # U1212-6   $14-50   ISBN 9780312587543


The Last Minute (Sam Capra):  Jeff Abbott

Sam Capra must commit an impossible assassination - or he will lose the only person in the world who matters to him. Sam Capra has one reason to live: to rescue his baby son from the people who abducted him. An ex-CIA agent, Sam now owns bars around the world as cover for his real mission-working undercover for a secret network as mysterious as it is powerful, while using his skills to find his child. Now the kidnappers have offered a deadly deal: they'll surrender Sam's child - if Sam finds and murders the one man who can expose them. Teaming up with a desperate young mother whose daughter is also missing, Sam tracks his prey - and his son - across the country in a dangerous race against time, and must unravel a deadly conspiracy if he's to rescue the only person in the world that matters to him.

ORDER # U1212-7   $12-90   ISBN 9780446575232


Scarecrow Returns:  Matthew Reilly

Deep in the Arctic, a long-forgotten Soviet military base enshrouds a weapon of unimaginably destructive force - a Cold War doomsday device with the power to obliterate the planet. When a mysterious and brutal terrorist group known as the Army of Thieves seizes control of the remote base and unleashes the weapon upon an unsuspecting world, there is only one team close enough to sabotage them: a ragtag band of Marines and civilians led by Captain Shane Schofield, known as "Scarecrow." Outnumbered, outgunned, and with the fate of humanity hanging in the balance, Scarecrow has only a few short hours to bring down the Army of Thieves - or see the Earth go up in flames.

ORDER # U1212-8   $12-90   ISBN 9781416577607


XO: A Kathryn Dance Novel:  Jeffery Deaver 

Kayleigh Towne's music career is just reaching new heights with her huge hit single "Your Shadow" - but increased fame is also bringing unwanted attention. An innocent exchange with one of her fans, signed with an "XO," leads Kayleigh into the dangerous and terrifying realm of obsession. Edwin Sharp thinks Kayleigh's songs contain messages that speak directly to him. Despite her clear rejection and threats from lawyers and law enforcers, he remains convinced that "Your Shadow" was written just for him, and he announces he's coming for Kayleigh. Then a potentially fatal accident occurs at the concert hall where Kayleigh is rehearsing for a triumphant hometown performance, and she is convinced that someone - maybe Edwin - was there watching her from the darkness.

ORDER # U1212-9   $14-50   ISBN 9781439156384


All Necessary Force: Pike Logan:  Brad Taylor 

A terrorist hit is coming. CIA, FBI, and Department of Defense systems have spiked, but traditional intel is going nowhere. It falls to the Taskforce - a top secret team that exists outside the bounds of U.S. law and is charged with finding and destroying asymmetric threats - to stop the unknown conspirators. A shadowy trail leads the Taskforce to Egypt - where an attack leaves one Taskforce member dead and another barely alive. Veteran warrior Pike Logan and his young partner, Jennifer Cahill, are forced to helm the increasingly convoluted and dangerous mission: a mission that tests both Jennifer's ability to justify her actions, and Pike's tenuous ability to stay in control.

ORDER # U1212-10   $14-50   ISBN 9780451415936


The Moscow Club:  Joseph Finder 

It's 1991. The Cold War is over. Charlie Stone is a brilliant analyst for the CIA who made a name for himself during the height of the Cold War. But today his expertise is needed yet again: A top-secret tape - one that foretells a coup d'état in the Kremlin - has been smuggled out of the Soviet Union by one of a few remaining moles. Stone's assessment of the transcript is two-fold: Not only is a very real, very violent power struggle underway but the plot may be linked to an old mystery involving the imprisonment of Stone's own father. Could a McCarthy-era enemy be trying to send Stone a deadly modern message? Soon Stone finds himself at the center of another conspiracy - framed for a grisly murder. Without proof of his innocence, Stone enters into a terrifying game of cat-and-mouse that leads him across the country, throughout Europe, and finally, to the Soviet Union.

ORDER # U1212-11   $14-50   ISBN 9780312934934


Covert Warriors (Presidential Agent):  W. E. B. Griffin

At a Mexican roadblock, a US Embassy SUV is stopped at gunpoint, three of its passengers murdered, and a fourth kidnapped. Everything points to the drug cartels, especially when the kidnappers say they will return the hostage if a cartel kingpin is released from US federal prison. But when word gets to Castillo and his group of retired spies and special operators, they have their doubts. They believe that it's a diversion - that the murders and kidnapping were ordered by someone to lure Castillo & Company to their deaths. But even knowing that may not save them. Powerful forces in the US government are arrayed against them as well, and if one side doesn't get them - the other side will.

ORDER # U1212-12   $14-50   ISBN 9780515151268


The Hope Vendetta:  Scott Mariani

Still reeling from a devastating personal loss, ex-SAS operative and hero-for-hire Ben Hope has decided to put down his gun for good and return to the theology studies he had abandoned years ago. But when his professor and friend asks him to help find his missing daughter, archeologist Zoe Bradbury, Ben reluctantly agrees to pick up his gun once more and travel to Greece to see if Zoe has been kidnapped. Ben has no idea he's just embarked on the most dangerous mission of his life. As Ben investigates, he realizes that Zoe's most recent archeological discovery, an artifact related to the Book of Revelation, is at the heart of her disappearance. What is the ancient secret that Zoe uncovered? And just who is willing to do anything to protect it? The investigation leads Ben from the islands of Greece to the tree-lined streets of Savannah and the holy city of Jerusalem, and he soon discovers that it's not just Zoe's life on the line, but those of millions, threatened by a fundamentalist plot to gain ultimate power.

ORDER # U1212-13   $12-90   ISBN 9781439193488


Capitol Murder:  Phillip Margolin 

Convicted serial killer Clarence Little has escaped from death row in Oregon. A murder matching Little's M.O. is discovered in the Georgetown home of powerful Oregon United States Senator Jack Carson. And Carson, a high-ranking member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, has disappeared. Washington, D.C., attorney Brad Miller, the senator's legislative assistant, sends private investigator Dana Cutler to Oregon. While she is uncovering the senator's shady past, a terrorist cell is plotting to destroy a packed football stadium. What Brad and Dana discover links the escaped serial killer and the missing senator to a horrific event that could dwarf the 9/11 attacks.

ORDER # U1212-14   $14-50   ISBN 9780062069900


Preacher's Massacre (First Mountain Man):  William W. Johnstone

It's Springtime in Wyoming. Preacher is on the move, joining a trail drive led by freewheeling adventurer Wiley Courtland. Wiley has good horses to deliver to the American Fur Company at Fort Gifford. An Indian war party, led by the cunning and ruthless Red Knife, has other plans. Furiously fighting their way to safety, the horse traders make it to Fort Gifford, where the beautiful wife of the fort's commander makes a raid of her own, with the help of Preacher's newfound buddy Wiley. While jealousy erupts, Red Knife and his bloodthirsty legion of warriors come galloping over the horizon - and lay siege to the fort. Before help can come, an act of treachery opens the gates to a massacre. Only one man survives the carnage. From the smoke and blood, he emerges, clinging to his life and loaded for bear. On his own - the way he likes it - Preacher begins his war of revenge.

ORDER # U1212-15   $12-90   ISBN 9780786031061


Left for Dead: (Ali Reynolds):  J. A. Jance

Not even Ali Reynolds is immune to the escalating drug wars just across the border as two ruthless crimes threaten to bring her face-to-face with a cold-blooded killer. When one of Ali's former Arizona Police Academy classmates is gunned down and left to die, he is at first assumed to be an innocent victim of the violent drug cartels. But the crime scene investigation reveals there's much more to the story. Summoned to his hospital bedside, Ali finds it hard to believe he's mixed up in the drug trade, and she also meets another seriously injured victim - an unidentified young woman, presumed to be an illegal border crosser, who was raped and savagely beaten. Ali is determined to seek justice in both cases. But as she zeroes in on the truth, the real killer is lining her up in the crosshairs.

ORDER # U1212-16   $14-50   ISBN 9781451628609


The Black List (Sydney Fitzpatrick: 02):  Burcell, Robin.

The first death was ruled an accident. But when a second accountant from A.D.E. - a popular relief organization that resettles East African refugees - turns up dead, FBI Special Agent and forensic artist Sydney Fitzpatrick is called in to lend her expertise in an increasingly troubling case. Not only is the charity backed by a powerful U.S. senator, but the investigation reveals that its funds have been siphoned off to bankroll terrorist cells in black list countries, and Sydney fears the consequences. And it may already be too late. Death has crossed the border from Mexico and is now heading toward Washington, D.C. Time is rapidly running out - and unless Sydney and her partner, Zachary Griffin, can get to the root of a monstrous conspiracy, untold thousands will die in a nuclear nightmare and a nation will be reduced to chaos.

ORDER # U1212-17   $12-90   ISBN 9780062133540


The Con Job:  Forbeck, Matt.

The rich and powerful take what they want. We steal it back for you. When a disreputable dealer starts swindling aged and ailing comic-book creators out of their wealth - and their high-valued comics and artwork - the daughter of one victim comes to ex-insurance investigator Nathan Ford and his team of counter-crooks for help. Their scheme: run a con at the Comic-Con International, where the crook intends to sell the goods. But there's more going on than simple theft. An arson plot is in motion that will not only destroy countless rare collectibles, but may end up costing lives. With time short, the team must take down a ruthless mark whose true motives have yet to be revealed.

ORDER # U1212-18   $12-90   ISBN 9780425253830


Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Imperative:  Lustbader, Eric

The man Jason Bourne fishes out of the freezing sea is near death, half-drowned and bleeding profusely from a gunshot wound. He awakens with no memory of who he is or why he was shot - and Bourne is eerily reminded of his own amnesia. Then Bourne discovers that the Mossad agent named Rebeka is so determined to find this injured man that she has gone off the grid, cut her ties to her agency, and is now being stalked by Mossad's most feared killer. Do the answers to these mysteries lie back in southeast Lebanon, in a secret encampment to which Bourne and Rebeka escaped following a firefight weeks ago? The complex trail links to the mission given to Treadstone directors Peter Marks and Soraya Moore: find the semi-mythic terrorist assassin known as Nicodemo.

ORDER # U1212-19   $14-90   ISBN 9780446564465


Aftershock:  Sorenson, Jill.

As an emergency paramedic, Lauren Boyer is dedicated and highly capable. Until an earthquake strikes, trapping her beneath the freeway with a group of strangers - including Iraq war veteran Garrett Wright. Handsome and take-charge Garrett aids Lauren in her rescue efforts, even as the steely look in his eyes seems to hide dark secrets. When a gang of escaped convicts goes on the attack, Garrett's bravery makes him more than a courageous bystander to Lauren. If they can save the others before time runs out, maybe, just maybe, they can explore the fire igniting between them - if the truth about who he really is doesn't pull them apart forever.

ORDER # U1212-20   $12-90   ISBN 9780373777327


Catch Me (Detective D. D. Warren):  Gardner, Lisa.

Charlene Grant believes she is going to die. For the past few years, her childhood friends have been murdered one by one. Same day. Same time. Now she's the last of her friends alive, and she's counting down the final four days of her life until January 21. Charlene doesn't plan on going down without a fight. She has taken up boxing, shooting, and running. She also wants Boston's top homicide detective, D. D. Warren, to handle the investigation. But as D.D. delves deeper into the case, she starts to question the woman's story. Instinct tells her that Charlene may not be in any danger at all. If that's true, the woman must have a secret - one so terrifying that it alone could be the greatest threat of all.

ORDER # U1212-21   $14-90   ISBN 9780451413437


Frozen (Ellie MacIntosh):  Watterson, Kate.

In Kate Watterson's thrilling suspense novel Frozen, Bryce Grantham wants a quiet vacation at his family's cabin. On his first night in town, he meets a lovely girl at a bar and gives her a ride home. The next day, he finds her cell phone in his car. When he tries to return it, Bryce discovers that the young woman has vanished, leaving behind only a bloody shoe. Suddenly Bryce Grantham is the primary suspect in a murder investigation. Detective Ellie MacIntosch has a serial killer on her hands, but without a body, she has few leads and the stalled investigation has her on edge. Bryce Grantham seems to be the perfect suspect.

ORDER # U1212-22   $12-90   ISBN 9780765369604


Kill Me If You Can:  Patterson, James 

Matthew Bannon, a poor art student living in New York City, finds a duffel bag filled with diamonds during a chaotic attack at Grand Central Station. Plans for a worry-free life with his gorgeous girlfriend Katherine fill his thoughts - until he realizes that he is being hunted, and that whoever is after him won't stop until they have reclaimed the diamonds and exacted their revenge. Trailing him is the Ghost, the world's greatest assassin, who has just pulled off his most high-profile hit: killing Walter Zelvas, a top member of the international Diamond Syndicate. There's only one small problem: the diamonds he was supposed to retrieve from Zelvas are missing. Now, the Ghost is on Bannon's trail - but so is a rival assassin who would like nothing more than to make the Ghost disappear forever.

ORDER # U1212-23   $14-90   ISBN 9780446571869


Metro Girl:  Evanovich, Janet.

Alexandra (Barney) Barnaby roars onto the Miami Beach scene in hot pursuit of her missing baby brother, "Wild" Bill. Leave it to the maverick of the family to get Barney involved with high-speed car chases, a search for sunken treasure, and Sam Hooker, a NASCAR driver who's good at revving a woman's engine. Engaged in a deadly race, Bill has "borrowed" Hooker's sixty-five-foot Hatteras and sailed off into the sunset...just when Hooker has plans for the boat. Hooker figures he'll attach himself to Barney and maybe run into scumbag Bill. And better yet, maybe he'll get lucky in love with Bill's sweetie pie sister. The pedal will have to go to metal if Barney and Hooker want to be the first to cross the finish line, save Bill, Hooker's boat - and maybe the world.

ORDER # U1212-24   $12-90   ISBN 9780062232557


Odd Interlude (Odd Thomas):  Koontz, Dean.

Odd Interlude, Dean Koontz's New York Times bestselling three-part digital series - now in one volume for the first time. There's room at the inn. But you might not get out. Nestled on a lonely stretch along the Pacific coast, quaint roadside outpost Harmony Corner offers everything a weary traveller needs - a cozy diner, a handy service station, a cluster of cottages - and the Harmony family homestead presiding over it all. But when Odd Thomas and company stop to spend the night, they discover that there's more to this secluded haven than meets the eye - and that between life and death, there is something more frightening than either.

ORDER # U1212-25   $12-90   ISBN 9780345536594


Ballistic (SuperBolan: 155):  Pendleton, Don.

When Triad pirates seize two of China's new DF-21 "carrier-killer" missiles, the Oval Office sends Mack Bolan to Jakarta where he must neutralize the pirate base and stop the missiles from falling into the wrong hands as violence spreads through Indonesia. 

ORDER # U1212-26   $12-90   ISBN 9780373615582


Hostile Force (The Executioner):  Pendleton, Don.

When a mole passes on sensitive information to an international human trafficking ring, resulting in the execution of two U.S. agents, Mack Bolan, going solo - and under the radar - must elude a professional "cleaner" to take down a crime syndicate.

ORDER # U1212-27   $9-00   ISBN 9780373644100


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