Henry Steadman never knew what was about to hit him when he pulled up to a red light. Stopped by the police for a minor traffic violation - pulled from his vehicle, handcuffed, and told he is under arrest. Then a blue sedan drives up, a police officer is shot dead, and the car speeds away, leaving behind one suspect: Henry Steadman. Suddenly his life becomes an unrelenting chase to stay alive. Henry is the target of a massive police manhunt while also being pursued by a cunning, unnamed predator bent on terrifying vengeance. With breakneck pacing and nonstop action, 15 Seconds is the story of an innocent man who must save the person he loves most by confronting a man determined to destroy his life.
ORDER # U213-1 $13-90 ISBN 9780061656033
America is on the brink of crisis. Unless we can curb our dangerous appetite for foreign oil, petroleum-rich countries and speculators will bring our economy to its knees - long before CO2 emissions will devastate our ecosystem. The President has answered the call with the Dakota District Initiative, a top secret research team hidden deep in the Badlands of North Dakota. The Initiative is developing a way to produce clean energy from coal. But powerful enemies will stop at nothing to sabotage this revolutionary technology.
ORDER # U213-2 $13-90 ISBN 9780765365873
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 # U213-3 $13-90 ISBN 9780451413437
He came back to kill a tyrant. He found the Devil instead. 1653: The long and bloody English Civil War is at an end. King Charles is dead and Oliver Cromwell rules the land as king in all but name. Richard Treadwell, an exiled royalist officer and soldier-for-hire to the King of France and his all-powerful advisor, the wily Cardinal Mazarin, burns with revenge for those who deprived him of his family and fortune. He decides upon a self-appointed mission to return to England in secret and assassinate the new Lord Protector. Once back on English soil however, he learns that his is not the only plot in motion.
ORDER # U213-4 $12-90 ISBN 9781781080849
|Heart of Ice
(Louis Kincaid): P.J. Parrish
Louis Kincaid finally has a few days to get to know the daughter he didn't even know existed until a few months ago. He's taking ten-year-old Lily on a trip to Michigan's enchanting Mackinac Island. The picturesque Victorian island is getting ready to close down for the season, but Louis hopes to forge a relationship with Lily that will last forever. But when Lily takes a fall onto a pile of old bones in an abandoned hunting lodge, the vacation's over. When the island's inexperienced police chief asks for Louis's help on what turns out to be a stone cold case, he reluctantly agrees. His reluctance only grows when he discovers the state investigator is Norm Rafsky, who had worked with Louis's girlfriend Joe Frye fifteen years ago. When Joe returns to the island to help, she and Louis must confront the simmering tension between her and Rafsky, and yet stay focused on finding a dangerous killer who may still be in the are.
ORDER # U213-5 $12-90 ISBN 9781439189375
Missing for months after a tragic boating accident, William de Vallée, the superstar thriller writer, is pronounced dead. His oldest friend, Arthur Pfefferkorn, receives the news with an unsettling mix of grief and envy. A middle-aged college professor with long-dead literary aspirations, Pfefferkorn can't help but feel outshone by his friend's success - especially since he married the woman Pfefferkorn loved. But now Bill is gone, and Pfefferkorn is there to comfort Carlotta in her time of grief. Reconnecting with de Vallée's widow makes more than one of his dreams come true - until it plunges him into a shadowy world of intrigue and double crosses, where no one can be trusted - and nothing can be taken seriously.
ORDER # U213-6 $13-90 ISBN 9780515153026
When Jessie Clarkson left Sayer's Brook, Connecticut, she was pregnant, terrified, and married to a psychopath. She knew Emil would do anything to prevent her from incriminating him - if he ever found her. Staying alive for the sake of her child was all that mattered. Five years later, Emil is dead and Jessie is ready to stop running. With her daughter Abby starting school, going home to be among friends and family makes sense. Until the murders start. All the victims are viciously stabbed and slashed across the throat. And each of them has a connection to Jessie. Is Emil still alive, tracking her down - or do the answers lie elsewhere in her troubled past? One horrifying crime at a time, a killer is making his intentions clear. Jessie may have escaped Sayer's Brook once, but someone is making sure she never leaves again.
ORDER # U213-7 $13-90 ISBN 9780786027644
|Love Is Murder
(Thriller Anthologies): Sandra Brown
Prepare for heart-racing suspense in this original collection by thirty of the hottest bestselling authors and new voices writing romance suspense today. Bodyguards, vigilantes, stalkers, serial killers, women (and men!) in jeopardy, cops, thieves, P.I.s, killers-these all-new stories will keep you thrilled and chilled late into the night.
ORDER # U213-8 $13-90 ISBN 9780778314370
America has enemies - ruthless people that the police, the FBI, even the military can't stop. That's when the U.S. government calls on Will Robie, a stone cold hitman who never questions orders and always nails his target. But Will Robie may have just made the first - and last - mistake of his career. It begins with a hit gone wrong. Robie is dispatched to eliminate a target unusually close to home in Washington, D.C. But something about this mission doesn't seem right to Robie, and he does the unthinkable. He refuses to kill. Now, Robie becomes a target himself and must escape from his own people. Fleeing the scene, Robie crosses paths with a wayward teenage girl, a fourteen-year-old runaway from a foster home. But she isn't an ordinary runaway-her parents were murdered, and her own life is in danger. Against all of his professional habits, Robie rescues her and finds he can't walk away. He needs to help her.
ORDER # U213-9 $13-90 ISBN 9780446572989
|The Last Trade:
Drew Havens made a killing for the Rising Fund, which, thanks to his prognostications, was the only hedge operation to anticipate and capitalize on the mortgage crisis of 2008. Havens sees things others can't, from the collapse of the American real estate market to the multibillion-dollar rise of his ruthless and charismatic boss. Havens is rich beyond his dreams, but his work has cost him his marriage. And now it may cost him his life. It starts with the brutal murder of his young protégé and, over the course of six days, six other brokers around the world, each killed after executing a trade linked to the Rising Fund. And as the violence escalates to an international level, Havens frantically tries to construct a model that will reveal the catastrophic event that only he can see coming - and confirm that his boss and the Rising Fund are at the center of it.
ORDER # U213-10 $13-90 ISBN 9780451239631
|The Unseen (Krewe
of Hunters): Heather Graham
San Antonio, Texas, 1800s: In room 207 at the Longhorn Saloon, in the long shadow of the Alamo, a woman was brutally murdered. Her killer was never found. One year ago: In that same historic room, another woman vanished without a trace. In the past months, San Antonio has become a dumping ground for battered bodies. When Texas Ranger Logan Raintree is approached to lead a group of elite paranormal investigators working the case, he accepts the challenge. And with it, his powerful ability to commune with the dead. In Logan's new team is U.S. Marshal Kelsey O'Brien. Kelsey has been waiting all her life to work with someone who can understand her ability to "see" the past. Now she has her chance.
ORDER # U213-11 $12-90 ISBN 9780778314295
|The Third Gate:
Deep in a nearly impassable swamp south of the Egyptian border, an archaeological team is searching for the burial chamber of King Narmer, the fabled pharaoh. Narmer's crown might be buried with him: the elusive "double" crown of the two Egypts. Amid the nightmarish, disorienting tangle of mud and dead vegetation, strange things begin to happen. Could an ancient curse be responsible? Jeremy Logan, history professor and master interpreter of bizarre and inexplicable enigmas, is brought onto the project to investigate. What he finds raises fresh questions - and immediate alarm.
ORDER # U213-12 $12-90 ISBN 9780307473745
|You Don't Want To
Know: Lisa Jackson
In Ava's dreams, her son, Noah, looks just the way she remembers him: a sweet two-year-old in rolled-up jeans and a red sweatshirt. When Ava wakes, the agonizing truth hits her all over again. Noah went missing two years ago, and his body has never been found. Almost everyone, including Ava's semi-estranged husband, Wyatt, assumes the boy drowned after falling off the dock near their Church Island home. Ava has spent most of the past two years in and out of Seattle mental institutions, shattered by grief and unable to recall the details of Noah's disappearance. Now she's back at Neptune's Gate, the family estate she once intended to restore to its former grandeur. Slowly, her strength is returning. But as Ava's mind comes back into focus, her suspicions grow.
ORDER # U213-13 $12-90 ISBN 9781420118537
|Before I Go To
Sleep: Watson, S. J.
"As I sleep, my mind will erase everything I did today. I will wake up tomorrow as I did this morning. Thinking I'm still a child. Thinking I have a whole lifetime of choice ahead of me. "Memories define us. So what if you lost yours every time you went to sleep? Your name, your identity, your past, even the people you love - all forgotten overnight. And the one person you trust may be telling you only half the story. Welcome to Christine's life.
ORDER # U213-14 $12-90 ISBN 9780062244543
Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney for two decades. He is respected. Admired in the courtroom. Happy at home with the loves of his life, his wife, Laurie, and teenage son, Jacob. Then Andy's quiet suburb is stunned by a shocking crime: a young boy stabbed to death in a leafy park. And an even greater shock: The accused is Andy's own son - shy, awkward, mysterious Jacob. Andy believes in Jacob's innocence. Any parent would. But the pressure mounts. Damning evidence. Doubt. A faltering marriage. The neighbors' contempt. A murder trial that threatens to obliterate Andy's family.
ORDER # U213-15 $12-90 ISBN 9780440246138
Lyons, C. J.
It's the one mystery Supervisory Special Agent Caitlyn Tierney has never solved: her father's unexplained suicide after arresting his best friend for murder. It drove Caitlyn to become one of the FBI's best agents - and often the most unorthodox. Her latest case is no exception when the man she holds responsible for her father's death asks for help in finding his missing daughter. Caitlyn's search brings her back to her North Carolina hometown, now vibrant with new money, old lies, and an unknown enemy who will do anything to keep Caitlyn from the learning the truth - and who will kill to keep it buried.
ORDER # U213-16 $12-90 ISBN 9781250015341
(SuperBolan: 156): Pendleton, Don.
It's a declaration of war against Mexico's biggest drug kingpin, the Morales Cartel. But those out for blood aren't the DEA or Mexican authorities. In a coup fueled by greed, power and betrayal, an unholy Mexican-American alliance is fighting for command of the pipeline on both sides of the border. Using mercenaries as hired guns, the alliance spreads a violence-fueled message: step aside or die. Mack Bolan heads an elite handpicked task force of dedicated soldiers with the skill and grit it takes to infiltrate both ends of the drug-smuggling operation. Guns blazing, Bolan's team rides the road from the Brooklyn-based Winnebago dealership using RVs to smuggle the drugs into the U.S., to the brutal heart of cartel country. But they're up against a trained fighting force paid well to bring back their heads.
ORDER # U213-17 $12-90 ISBN 9780373615599
|The Thief (Isaac
Bell): Cussler, Clive & Scott, Justin.
On the ocean liner Mauretania, two European scientists with a groundbreaking new invention are rescued from abduction by the Van Dorn Detective Agency's intrepid chief investigator, Isaac Bell. Unfortunately, they are not so lucky when one of the thugs attacks a second time. What are the scientists holding that is so precious? Something that will revolutionize business and world culture - and perhaps something more. For war clouds are looming, and a ruthless espionage agent has spotted an opportunity to give the German Empire an edge in the coming conflict. It's up to Isaac Bell to figure out who he is, what he's up to, and stop him. But Bell may already be too late.
ORDER # U213-18 $14-90 ISBN 9780425259290
|The Nearest Exit:
Faced with the potential dissolution of his marriage and the end of his quiet, settled life, reluctant spy Milo Weaver has no choice but to return to his old job as a "tourist" for the CIA. But before he can get back to the dirty work of espionage, he has to prove his worth to his new bosses. Armed with a stack of false identities, Milo heads back to Europe, and for nearly three months every assignment is executed perfectly. Then he's instructed to kill the fifteen-year-old daughter of Moldovan immigrants, and make the body disappear. No questions. For Milo, it's an impossible task, but ignoring his handlers is equally untenable. Suddenly he's in a dangerous position, caught between right and wrong, between powerful self-interested foes, between patriots and traitors - especially now that he has nothing left to lose.
ORDER # U213-19 $14-90 ISBN 9781250025425
(Executioner: 412): Pendleton, Don.
All hell breaks loose after a Balkan warlord escapes from prison days before his trial. But the right-wing group behind the breakout doesn't want him alive. They want him as their dead martyr - and they aren't the only ones. Sent to retrieve the man before they can kill him, and keep him safe until his court date, Mack Bolan has a big job on his hands. The war criminal could cause trouble for the world leaders who funded his cause, and they will do anything to keep their skeletons in the closet. With enemies coming at him from all sides, Bolan knows he can trust no one, as his opponents possess intel only someone inside the system could have. Whatever the obstacles, the Executioner will stop at nothing to guarantee justice is served.
ORDER # U213-20 $13-90 ISBN 9780373644124
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