Tunnel of Night by John Philpin

By John Philpin

A sequel to "The Prettiest Feathers", this novel keeps the tale of forensic scientist Dr. Lucas Frank and his NYPD detective daughter, Lane. The serial killer they proposal was once lifeless is again, and he is on a chilling spree that starts off with the homicide of his personal sister in Florida, and maintains during the state. He will not cease until eventually he arrives on the FBI Behavioral stories Unit, the place he plans to coach them a lesson in felony habit that they will always remember.

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Take Me, Take Me with You: A Novel of Suspense by Lauren Kelly

By Lauren Kelly

Lauren Kelly, with awesome strength and authority, explores the key kinship of "soul mates," in a mysterious and demonic love tale. Lara Quade, a disaffected highbrow linked to a widespread Princeton study middle, is a tender lady whose actual good looks has been scarred in a early life coincidence. She is jarred out of the regimen of her lifestyles by means of a probably likelihood assembly with a tender guy named Zedrick Dewe, whom she turns out to understand in some way as he in flip turns out to grasp her. what's the connection among them? Who has introduced them jointly? And why are they drawn so powerfully to each other? Their come upon results in a hugely charged erotic event that takes an abrupt flip from delicate to violent, predictable to terrifying. And from this preliminary episode springs a series of inexplicable occasions and revelations so surprising that they lead Lara, lengthy in denial approximately her lifestyles, to discover the reality concerning the buried harm and rage within the tortured previous of her kinfolk.

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The Secret City by Carol Emshwiller

By Carol Emshwiller

Written in a voice that's obtainable to either mainstream and style readers, this gripping story encompasses a modern political subtext that's filled with humanism, complexity, and sophisticated humor. This inventive story centers on a mysterious enclave preserving a misplaced tradition, a hidden urban within the wasteland the place stranded extraterrestrial beings fight to maintain their fragile society. Hoping for a greater lifestyles, many have fled the key urban in prefer of attempting to continue to exist within the harsh human global; others stay hid, dwelling out a fading reminiscence in desire of deliverance. while the legendary rescuers without warning arrive, insisting on a right away interplanetary go back, those very-human extraterrestrial beings detect that neither international is really their very own.

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The Stolen Heart: A Novel of Suspense by Lauren Kelly

By Lauren Kelly

From Lauren Kelly, "a author of ambitious expertise" (Scott Turow), comes the page-turning tale of Merilee Graf, whose prior and current mysteries converge in a revelation too painful, and too stunning, for her to simply accept. 16 years in the past, a vivacious fifth-grade classmate of Merilee Graf used to be kidnapped from a park in Mt. Olive, big apple. Haunted by means of the reminiscence of the eleven-year-old "gypsy-looking" lady whose disappearance hasn't ever been defined, Merilee returns domestic to maintain a vigil on the bedside of her loss of life father, a filthy rich importer of unique items and a former, well known mayor of the upstate long island city at the Chautauqua River. After Mr. Graf's demise, Merilee reveals herself an "heiress" in additional methods than one as she turns into concerned, with either dread and fascination, with very assorted males from her Mt. Olive previous -- the elusive older brother of her lacking classmate and her personal seductive "Uncle Jedah," executor of her father's property. previous and current mysteries converge in a revelation too painful, and too surprising, for Merilee to simply accept, and in a unexpected act of reckless braveness she frees herself of the terrifying obsessions of the prior.

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Promise Me (Myron Bolitar, No. 8) by Harlan Coben

By Harlan Coben

Even if you came across him together with his manhattan occasions bestselling stand-alone novels otherwise you fell in love with the award-winning books that preceded them—or you’ve by no means learn him at all—anyone who loves a mystery will love overseas literary big name Harlan Coben’s most modern, Promise Me. it's been six years considering leisure agent Myron Bolitar final performed superhero. In six years he hasn’t thrown a punch. He hasn’t held, less fired, a gun. He hasn’t threatened or been threatened. He hasn’t known as his buddy Win, nonetheless the scariest guy he is familiar with, to again him up or get him out of difficulty. long ago six years, none of his consumers were murdered—a actual confident for his company. yet all that's approximately to alter. as a result of the easy urge to guard local high-school ladies from the all-too-dangerous and all-too-common mistake of having in a automobile with a under the influence of alcohol motive force, Myron has them make him a promise: in the event that they are ever in a bind yet are afraid to name their mom and dad, they need to name him instead of get in a automobile with anyone who’s been consuming. a number of nights later, the decision comes at 2:00 am, and real to his note, Myron selections up one of many ladies in midtown big apple and drives her to a quiet cul-de-sac in New Jersey the place she says her buddy lives. the next day to come, the girl’s mom and dad realize that their daughter is lacking. And that Myron used to be the final individual to determine her. Now, in a determined try and satisfy a well-intentioned promise long past nightmarishly unsuitable, Myron needs to turn into a hero back to avoid wasting a tender girl’s lifestyles. BACKCOVER: “Every time you think that Harlan Coben couldn’t get any greater at uncoiling a whipsnake of a page-turner, he comes in addition to a brand new novel that by some means surpasses its predecessor.” —San Francisco Chronicle “Just as Alfred Hitchcock carved out a distinct segment with movies a few possible blameless individual stuck in machinations past comprehension, Harlan Coben is incomes the literary similar. . . . Hitchcock will be envious.” —Sun-Sentinel (Florida) “Very few writers can set off of their readers the type of trancelike kingdom, punctuated by means of widespread ‘wows,’ that the majority people go along with much-loved books from formative years. Coben can.” —Booklist “Coben chisels his characters speedy, convincingly, unforgettably . . . non- stereotypically.” —Forbes “Swift pacing, powerful lead characters. . . . Coben can write thrillers that carry readers off their seats.” —Publishers Weekly “The maestro of mystery.” —Life

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Ladders to Fire by Anaïs Nin

By Anaïs Nin

Anaïs Nin’s Ladders to fireplace interweaves the tales of a number of girls, every one emotionally inhibited in her personal manner: via self-doubt, worry, guilt, ethical flow, and mistrust. the unconventional follows their internal struggles to beat those obstacles to happiness and wholeness. The author’s personal studies, as recorded in her well-known diaries, provided the uncooked fabric for her fiction. It was once her intuitive, experimental, and consistently unique type that remodeled one into the opposite. Nin herself memorably claimed that “it used to be the fiction author who edited the diary.”

Ladders to fireside explores the erotic attachments of 4 younger women. Nin defined it as a "woman's fight to appreciate her personal nature." it all started a five-volume "continuous novel," towns of the internal, such as teenagers of the Albatross (1947), The Four-Chambered center (1950), A secret agent in the home of affection (1954), and sun Barque (1959).Set within the pre-war, expatriate Paris of Henry Miller, this novel — which surprised Nin’s contemporaries — attracts its idea from her confessional diaries. even if Nin present in her diaries a profound mode of self-creation and confession, she couldn't display this intimate checklist of her personal reports in the course of her lifetime. in its place, she became to fiction, the place her tales and novels grew to become inventive “distillations” of her mystery diaries. This 1995 reissue of of the 1946 novel Ladders to fireside has a brand new hide and foreword.

This Swallow Press reissue of Ladders to fireplace incorporates a new creation by means of Nin pupil Benjamin Franklin V, in addition to Gunther Stuhlmann’s vintage foreword to the 1995 edition.

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Takeover (Theresa MacLean, Book 1) by Lisa Black

By Lisa Black

In the culture of Kathy Reichs and Jeffery Deaver, a skilled novelist introduces a gutsy forensic investigator stuck in the midst of an explosive crisis

Early one Thursday morning, forensic scientist Theresa MacLean is named to the scene of a ugly homicide. The physique of a guy has been came upon at the entrance garden of a home in suburban Cleveland, the again of his head bashed in. even if it isn't the simplest begin to her day, Theresa has been via worse. What unfolds throughout the subsequent 8 hours, although, is not anything she may perhaps ever have imagined.

Downtown on the Federal Reserve financial institution, her police detective fiancé is taken hostage with six others in a theft masterminded via smart criminals. whilst she arrives on the scene, Theresa discovers that the police have introduced within the city's top hostage negotiator: good-looking, high-profile Chris Cavanaugh. He hasn't misplaced a sufferer but, yet Theresa wonders if he can be too smug to avoid wasting the day this time around.

When her fiancé is injured, she seizes the chance to alternate locations with him. as soon as at the inside of, she is going to use all her wiles, event, and technical talents to achieve keep watch over of the location. yet what before everything seems to be a financial institution heist becomes whatever way more advanced and lethal, and Theresa needs to make a decision how even more she is keen to sacrifice for you to shop the lives of blameless humans in addition to her personal.

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