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The Rescue (Ryan Decker Book 1)
by Steven Konkoly

Language

English

Pages

390

Publication Date

April 01, 2019

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<p><b>An Amazon Charts and <i>Washington Post</i> bestseller.</b></p><p><b>For fans of Tom Clancy and Lee Child, a heart-pumping thriller of betrayal, revenge, and conspiracy by <i>USA Today</i> bestselling author Steven Konkoly.</b></p><p>Former CIA operative turned mercenary for hire Ryan Decker’s specialty is rescuing kidnap victims. Hired by an influential US senator to liberate her daughter from a human-trafficking ring, Decker never anticipated sabotage or that the assault could go so disastrously wrong. The hostage is dead. His team is wiped out, and so are their families, including Decker’s own wife and son—eliminated one by one by the Russian mafia. And he’s survived to take the fall.</p><p>When he’s inexplicably freed soon into a ten-year sentence in federal prison, Decker suspects another setup. And private investigator Harlow Mackenzie knows he’s right. She has evidence that a power greater than the Russian mob was behind the raid that ruined Decker’s life.</p><p>The next move in a nationwide cat-and-mouse game of high-level sedition is up to them. Fueled by revenge and an obsession to clear his name, Decker has only one mission: to destroy a growing conspiracy before it’s too late.</p>
The Chef
by , Max DiLallo

Language

English

Pages

400

Publication Date

February 18, 2019

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<div><b >In the new stand-alone thriller from the World's Bestselling author comes a Police detective by day, celebrity food truck chef by night, now Caleb Rooney has a new title: Most Wanted.</b></div><div><br /></div><div><div >In the Carnival days leading up Mardi Gras, Detective Caleb Rooney comes under investigation for a murder he is accused of committing in the line of duty--as a Major Crimes detective for the New Orleans Police Department. Has his sideline at the Killer Chef food truck given him a taste for murder? </div><br >While fighting the charges against him, Rooney makes a pair of unthinkable discoveries. His beloved city is under threat of attack. And these would-be terrorists may be local. <br ><br >As crowds of revelers gather, Rooney follows a fearsome trail of clues, racing from outlying districts into city center. He has no idea what-or who-he'll face in defense of his beloved hometown, only that innocent lives are at stake. </div><br /><br /><br />
Celtic Empire (Dirk Pitt Adventure Book 25)
by , Dirk Cussler

Language

English

Pages

461

Publication Date

March 19, 2019

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<b>Clive Cussler, "The Grand Master of Adventure," sends his intrepid heroes Dirk Pitt and Al Giordino on their wildest, boldest mission into the ancient world, unlocking extraordinary secrets and solving hideous crimes. Another fabulous read from the most beloved series from the #1 <i>New York Times</i>-bestselling author.</b><br /><br />The murders of a team of United Nations scientists in El Salvador. . . A deadly collision in the waterways off the city of Detroit. . . An attack by tomb raiders on an archaeological site along the banks of the Nile. . . Is there a link between these violent events? The answer may lie in the tale of an Egyptian princess forced to flee the armies of her father three thousand years ago.<br /><br />During what was supposed to be a routine investigation in South America, NUMA Director Dirk Pitt finds himself embroiled in an international mystery, one that will lead him across the world and which will threaten everyone and everything he knows--most importantly, his own family. Pitt travels to Scotland in search of answers about the spread of an unknown disease and the shadowy bioremediation company that may be behind it. Meanwhile, his son and daughter face a threat of their own when the discoveries they have made in an Egyptian tomb put killers on their trail. These seemingly unrelated riddles come together in a stunning showdown on the rocky isles of Ireland, where only the Pitts can unravel the secrets of an ancient enigma that could change the very future of mankind.
No Middle Name: The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Short Stories
by Lee Child

Language

English

Pages

455

Publication Date

May 16, 2017

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<b><i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER • Get ready for the ultimate Jack Reacher experience: a thrilling new novella and eleven previously published stories, together for the first time in one pulse-pounding collection from Lee Child.</b><br /><br /> <i>No Middle Name</i> begins with “Too Much Time,” a brand-new work of short fiction that finds Reacher in a hollowed-out town in Maine, where he witnesses a random bag-snatching but sees much more than a simple crime. “Small Wars” takes readers back to 1989, when Reacher is an MP assigned to solve the brutal murder of a young officer found along an isolated forest road in Georgia—and whose killer may be hiding in plain sight. In “Not a Drill,” Reacher tries to take some downtime, but a pleasant hike in Maine turns into a walk on the wild side—and perhaps something far more sinister. “High Heat” time-hops to 1977, when Reacher is a teenager in sweltering New York City during a sudden blackout that awakens the dark side of the city that never sleeps. Okinawa is the setting of “Second Son,” which reveals the pivotal moment when young Reacher’s sharp “lizard brain” becomes just as important as his muscle. In “Deep Down,” Reacher tracks down a spy by matching wits with four formidable females—three of whom are clean, but the fourth may prove fatal. Rounding out the collection are “Guy Walks into a Bar,” “James Penney’s New Identity,” “Everyone Talks,” “The Picture of the Lonely Diner,” “Maybe They Have a Tradition,” and “No Room at the Motel.”<br /><br />No suitcase. No destination. No middle name. No matter how far Reacher travels off the beaten path, trouble always finds him. Feel bad for trouble.<br /> <b><br />Praise for <i>No Middle Name</i><br /></b> <br />“Captivating . . . classic [Lee] Child . . . This volume demonstrates what his fans already know: he’s a born storyteller and an astute observer.”<b>—<i>Publishers Weekly</i> (starred review)</b><br />  <br /> “Lee Child, like his creation, always knows exactly what he’s doing—and he does it well. Time in his company is never wasted.”<b>—<i>Evening Standard</i></b>
Mission Critical (Gray Man Book 8)
by Mark Greaney

Language

English

Pages

527

Publication Date

February 19, 2019

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<b><i>THE NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER <br /><br />From Mark Greaney, the <i>New York Times </i>bestselling author of <i>Gunmetal Gray</i> and a coauthor of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan novels, comes a high-stakes thriller featuring the world's most dangerous assassin: the Gray Man.</b><br /><br />Court Gentry's flight on a CIA transport plane is interrupted when a security team brings a hooded man aboard. They want to kick Gentry off the flight but are overruled by CIA headquarters. The mystery man is being transported to England where a joint CIA/MI6 team will interrogate him about a mole in Langley.<br /><br />When they land in an isolated airbase in the U.K., they are attacked by a hostile force who kidnaps the prisoner. Only Gentry escapes. His handlers send him after the attackers, but what can one operative do against a trained team of assassins? A lot, when that operative is the Gray Man.
Poland: A Novel
by James A. Michener

Language

English

Pages

700

Publication Date

March 18, 2014

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<b>“A Michener epic is far more than a bedtime reader, it’s an experience. <i>Poland </i>is a monumental effort, a magnificent guide to a better understanding of the country’s tribulations.”—<i>Chicago Tribune</i></b><br /><br />In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided. With an inspiring tradition of resistance to brutal invaders, from the barbarians to the Nazis, and a heritage of pride that burns through eras of romantic passion and courageous solidarity, their common story reaches a breathtaking culmination in the historic showdown between the ruthless Communists and rebellious farmers of the modern age. Like the heroic land that is its subject, <i>Poland </i>teems with vivid events, unforgettable characters, and the unfolding drama of an entire nation.<br /><br /> BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James A. Michener's <i>Centennial.</i><br />  <br /> <b>Praise for <i>Poland</i></b><br /> <b><i> </i></b><br /> “Engrossing . . . a page-turner in the grand Michener tradition.”<b>—<i>The Washington Post</i></b><br /> <b><i>  </i></b><br /> “Stunning . . . an unmatched overview of Polish history . . . The families themselves come very much alive, and through them, Poland itself.”<b>—<i>USA Today</i></b><br /> <b><i> </i></b><br /> “A titanic documentary novel.”<b>—<i>The Wall Street Journal</i></b>
Total Control
by David Baldacci

Language

English

Pages

720

Publication Date

August 01, 2002

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<b>When her husband mysteriously disappears in a plane crash into the Virginia countryside, a devastated wife must sort out truth from lies in this page-turning<i> New York Times</i> bestseller.<br /></b><br />Sidney Archer has it all: a husband she loves, a job at which she excels, and a cherished young daughter. Then, as a plane plummets into the Virginia countryside, everything changes. And suddenly there is no one whom Sidney Archer can trust.<b><br /><br /></b>Jason Archer is a rising young executive at Triton Global, the world's leading technology conglomerate. Determined to give his family the best of everything, Archer has secretly entered into a deadly game. He is about to disappear--leaving behind a wife who must sort out his lies from his truths, an accident team that wants to know why the plane he was ticketed on crashed, and a veteran FBI agent who wants to know it all<b><br /></b>
Past Tense: A Jack Reacher Novel
by Lee Child

Language

English

Pages

386

Publication Date

November 05, 2018

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<b>#1 <i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER </b>• <b>Family secrets come back to haunt Jack Reacher in this electrifying thriller from “a superb craftsman of suspense” (<i>Entertainment Weekly</i>).</b><br /><br /> Jack Reacher hits the pavement and sticks out his thumb. He plans to follow the sun on an epic trip across America, from Maine to California. He doesn’t get far. On a country road deep in the New England woods, he sees a sign to a place he has never been: the town where his father was born. He thinks, <i>What’s one extra day?</i> He takes the detour.<br /><br /> At the same moment, in the same isolated area, a car breaks down. Two young Canadians had been on their way to New York City to sell a treasure. Now they’re stranded at a lonely motel in the middle of nowhere. The owners seem almost too friendly. It’s a strange place, but it’s all there is.<br /><br /> The next morning, in the city clerk’s office, Reacher asks about the old family home. He’s told no one named Reacher ever lived in town. He’s always known his father left and never returned, but now Reacher wonders, <i>Was he ever there in the first place?<br /></i><br /> <i> </i>As Reacher explores his father’s life, and as the Canadians face lethal dangers, strands of different stories begin to merge. Then Reacher makes a shocking discovery: The present can be tough, but the past can be tense . . . and deadly.<br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>Past Tense<br /></i></b><br /> “Child is one writer who should never be taken for granted.”<b>—<i>The New York Times Book Review</i></b><br /><br /> “[Lee Child]<i> </i>shows no signs of slowing down. . . . Reacher is a man for whom the phrase <i>moral compass </i>was invented: His code determines his direction. . . . You need Jack Reacher.”<b>—<i>The Atlantic</i></b><br /><br /> “Superb . . . Child neatly interweaves multiple narratives, ratchets up the suspense (the reveal of the motel plot is delicious), and delivers a powerful, satisfying denouement. Fans will enjoy learning more of this enduring character’s roots, and Child’s spare prose continues to set a very high bar.”<b>—<i>Publishers Weekly</i> (boxed and starred review)</b><br /><br /> “Another first-class entry in a series that continues to set the gold standard for aspiring thriller authors.”<b>—<i>Booklist </i>(starred review)</b><br /><br /> “With his usual flair for succinctness and eye for detail, Child creates another rollicking Reacher road trip that will please fans and newcomers alike.”<b>—<i>Library Journal</i> (starred review)</b>
Winter World (The Long Winter Book 1)
by A.G. Riddle

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English

Pages

418

Publication Date

February 26, 2019

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<b>A global ice age... pushes humanity to the brink of extinction.</b><br /><br />As ice spreads across the planet, scientists race to figure out why the Earth is cooling.<br />They send probes into space--and make a shocking discovery: there's a mysterious object drifting toward the sun.<br />Could it save us from the ice age?<br />Or is it the cause?<br />With time running out, NASA launches a desperate mission to make contact with the object. But it isn't what they expected.<br /><br />* * * <br /><br />From <b>A.G. Riddle</b>, the worldwide bestselling author of <b><i>The Atlantis Gene</i></b> and <b><i>Departure</i></b>, comes a new sci-fi thriller that will change the way you look at Earth's place in the solar system forever.<br /><br />* * * <br /><br />Each month, Earth grows colder. Snow falls in summer. Glaciers trample cities across North America, Europe, and Asia. The new ice age gripping the planet shows no signs of stopping.<br /><br />Chaos erupts. Around the world, people abandon their homes, fleeing the cold, flocking to regions where they can survive.<br /><br />Nations prepare to go to war for the world's last habitable zones.<br /><br />NASA and other scientific organizations race to discover why the world is cooling. They send probes into the solar system to collect readings. Near Mars, one of the probes finds something no one expected: a mysterious object, drifting toward the sun. Could it be responsible for the new ice age? And if so, can we stop it? Or is the artifact merely an observer? Or neither? Could it be a relic from a long-extinct civilization? One thing is certain: investigating the artifact is humanity's best hope of survival.<br /><br />As the ice age claims more lives and the world slides into anarchy, an international consortium launches a mission into space to study the object and make contact. But the first contact mission doesn't go as planned. What the crew discovers out there is beyond anyone's imagination.<br /><br />Two members of the first contact mission may hold the keys to humanity's salvation.<br /><br />Dr. Emma Matthews is the commander aboard the International Space Station. For months, she has watched the world below freeze and civilization unravel. The headlines tell only half of the story. The messages from her sister tell the rest, of a world witnessing mass migrations, fighting for survival, struggling to provide a future for their children. When a catastrophe strikes the ISS, Emma faces her own fight for survival.<br /><br />Dr. James Sinclair is one of the greatest scientists alive. A mind before his time. Years ago, he invented something with the potential to change the world--an invention that would upset the balance of power in the world forever. Fearing that change, his enemies sent him to prison for a crime he didn't commit. But with humanity's future at stake, NASA asks him to join the first contact mission. His expertise is vital to the mission's success--and to saving Emma. With the clock ticking down to humanity's final days on Earth, James makes a decision that will change his life forever and may determine the fate of the entire human race.<br /><br />* * * <br /><br /><b>Praise for A.G. Riddle</b> <br /><br />"...reads like a superior collaboration between Dan Brown and Michael Crichton." <br />-- <i>The Guardian</i> on <i>Pandemic</i> <br /><br />"I finished the book fast because I just couldn't wait..." <br />-- <i>WIRED</i> GeekDad on <i>Departure</i> <br /><br />"Riddle... keep(s) the focus on his characters... rather than the technological marvels" <br />-- <i>Publisher's Weekly</i> on <i>Departure</i> <br /><br />"Well-constructed and tightly-wound as a fine Swiss watch--DEPARTURE has non-stop action, an engaging plot and, of course, wheels within wheels." <br />-- Diana Gabaldon, bestselling author of <i>Outlander</i>
The Killer Collective
by Barry Eisler

Language

English

Pages

401

Publication Date

February 01, 2019

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<p><b>An Amazon Charts, <i>Washington Post</i>, and <i>Wall Street Journal</i> bestseller.</b></p><p><b>A fast-paced, page-turning novel of betrayal, vengeance, and depraved secrets in high places from the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of the John Rain and Livia Lone series.</b></p><p>When a joint FBI–Seattle Police investigation of an international child pornography ring gets too close to certain powerful people, sex-crimes detective Livia Lone becomes the target of a hit that barely goes awry—a hit that had been offered to John Rain, a retired specialist in “natural causes.”</p><p>Suspecting the FBI itself was behind the attack, Livia reaches out to former Marine sniper Dox. Together, they assemble an ad hoc group to identify and neutralize the threat. There’s Rain. Rain’s estranged lover, Mossad agent and honeytrap specialist Delilah. And black ops soldiers Ben Treven and Daniel Larison, along with their former commander, SpecOps legend Colonel Scot “Hort” Horton.</p><p>Moving from Japan to Seattle to DC to Paris, the group fights a series of interlocking conspiracies, each edging closer and closer to the highest levels of the US government.</p><p>With uncertain loyalties, conflicting agendas, and smoldering romantic entanglements, these operators will have a hard time forming a team. But in a match as uneven as this one, a collective of killers might be even better.</p>

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