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The Guardians: A Novel
by John Grisham

Language

English

Pages

371

Publication Date

October 15, 2019

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<b>In this instant #1聽<i>New York Times</i>聽bestseller, John Grisham delivers a classic legal thriller鈥攚ith a twist.<br /></b><br /><b>鈥淭errific鈥ffecting鈥risham has done it again.鈥濃€擬aureen Corrigan,聽<i>The Washington Post</i></b><br />聽<br /><b>鈥淎 suspenseful thriller mixed with powerful themes.鈥濃€擜ssociated Press</b><br /><br /><br />In the small Florida town of Seabrook, a young lawyer named Keith Russo was shot dead at his desk as he worked late one night. The killer left no clues. There were no witnesses, no one with a motive. But the police soon came to suspect Quincy Miller, a young black man who was once a client of Russo鈥檚.聽<br /><br /> Quincy was tried, convicted, and sent to prison for life. For twenty-two years he languished in prison, maintaining his innocence. 聽But no one was listening. 聽He had no lawyer, no advocate on the outside. In desperation, he writes a letter to Guardian Ministries, a small nonprofit run by Cullen Post, a lawyer who is also an Episcopal minister.<br /><br /> Guardian accepts only a few innocence cases at a time. 聽Cullen Post travels the country fighting wrongful convictions and taking on clients forgotten by the system. With聽Quincy Miller, though, he gets far more than he bargained for. Powerful, ruthless people murdered Keith Russo, and they do not want Quincy Miller exonerated.<br /><br /> They killed one lawyer twenty-two years ago, and they will kill another without a second thought.
The Silent Patient
by Alex Michaelides

Language

English

Pages

297

Publication Date

February 05, 2019

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<p><b>The instant #1 <i>New York Times </i>bestseller</b></p><p>"An unforgettable鈥攁nd Hollywood-bound鈥攏ew thriller... A mix of Hitchcockian suspense, Agatha Christie plotting, and Greek tragedy."<br /><b>鈥?lt;i>Entertainment Weekly</i></b></p><p><b><i>The Silent Patient</i> is a shocking psychological thriller of a woman鈥檚 act of violence against her husband鈥攁nd of the therapist obsessed with uncovering her motive.</b></p><p>Alicia Berenson鈥檚 life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London鈥檚 most desirable areas. One evening her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times in the face, and then never speaks another word.</p><p>Alicia鈥檚 refusal to talk, or give any kind of explanation, turns a domestic tragedy into something far grander, a mystery that captures the public imagination and casts Alicia into notoriety. The price of her art skyrockets, and she, the silent patient, is hidden away from the tabloids and spotlight at the Grove, a secure forensic unit in North London.</p><p>Theo Faber is a criminal psychotherapist who has waited a long time for the opportunity to work with Alicia. His determination to get her to talk and unravel the mystery of why she shot her husband takes him down a twisting path into his own motivations鈥攁 search for the truth that threatens to consume him....</p>
Thief River Falls
by Brian Freeman

Language

English

Pages

314

Publication Date

February 01, 2020

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<p><b>Harrowing loss, psychological trauma, and a deadly mystery test the human will to survive in this electrifying novel from award-winning author Brian Freeman.</b></p><p>Lisa Power is a tortured ghost of her former self. The author of a bestselling thriller called <i>Thief River Falls</i>, named after her rural Minnesota hometown, Lisa is secluded in her remote house as she struggles with the loss of her entire family: a series of tragedies she calls the 鈥淒ark Star.鈥?lt;/p><p>Then a nameless runaway boy shows up at her door with a terrifying story: he鈥檚 just escaped death after witnessing a brutal murder鈥攁 crime the police want to cover up. Obsessed with the boy鈥檚 safety, Lisa resolves to expose this crime, but powerful men in Thief River Falls are desperate to get the boy back, and now they want her too.</p><p>Lisa and her young visitor have nowhere to go as the trap closes around them. Still under the strange, unforgiving threat of the Dark Star, Lisa must find a way to save them both, or they鈥檒l become the victims of another shocking tragedy she can鈥檛 foresee.</p>
Last Day
by Luanne Rice

Language

English

Pages

402

Publication Date

February 01, 2020

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<p><b>From celebrated <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Luanne Rice comes a riveting story of a seaside community shaken by a violent crime and a tragic loss.</b></p><p>Years ago, Beth Lathrop and her sister Kate suffered what they thought would be the worst tragedy of their lives the night both the famous painting <i>Moonlight</i> and their mother were taken. The detective assigned to the case, Conor Reid, swore to protect the sisters from then on.</p><p>Beth moved on, throwing herself fully into the art world, running the family gallery, and raising a beautiful daughter with her husband Pete. Kate, instead, retreated into herself and took to the skies as a pilot, always on the run. When Beth is found strangled in her home, and <i>Moonlight</i> goes missing again, Detective Reid can鈥檛 help but feel a sense of d茅j脿 vu.</p><p>Reid immediately suspects Beth鈥檚 husband, whose affair is a poorly kept secret. He has an airtight alibi鈥攂ut he also has a motive, and the evidence seems to point to him. Kate and Reid, along with the sisters鈥?closest childhood friends, struggle to make sense of Beth鈥檚 death, but they only find more questions: Who else would have wanted Beth dead? What鈥檚 the significance of <i>Moonlight</i>?</p><p>Twenty years ago, Reid vowed to protect Beth and Kate鈥攁nd he鈥檚 failed. Now solving the case is turning into an obsession . . .</p>
Unspeakable Things
by Jess Lourey

Language

English

Pages

296

Publication Date

January 01, 2020

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<p><b>Inspired by a terrifying true story from the author鈥檚 hometown, a heart-pounding novel of suspense about a small Minnesota community where nothing is as quiet鈥攐r as safe鈥攁s it seems.</b></p><p>Cassie McDowell鈥檚 life in 1980s Minnesota seems perfectly wholesome. She lives on a farm, loves school, and has a crush on the nicest boy in class. Yes, there are her parents鈥?strange parties and their parade of deviant guests, but she鈥檚 grown accustomed to them.</p><p>All that changes when someone comes hunting in Lilydale.</p><p>One by one, local boys go missing. One by one, they return changed鈥攙iolent, moody, and withdrawn. What happened to them becomes the stuff of shocking rumors. The accusations of who鈥檚 responsible grow just as wild, and dangerous town secrets start to surface. Then Cassie鈥檚 own sister undergoes the dark change. If she is to survive, Cassie must find her way in an adult world where every sin is justified, and only the truth is unforgivable.</p>
When I Was You
by Minka Kent

Language

English

Pages

282

Publication Date

February 01, 2020

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<p><b>A stolen identity leads a woman down a dark and desperate path in a gripping novel of psychological suspense by <i>Wall Street Journal</i> bestselling author Minka Kent.</b></p><p>After barely surviving a brutal attack, Brienne Dougray rarely leaves her house. Suffering from debilitating headaches and memory loss, she can rely only on her compassionate new tenant, Dr. Niall Emberlin, a welcome distraction from the discomfiting bubble that has become her existence.</p><p>But Brienne鈥檚 growing confidence in her new routine is shaken when she stumbles across unsettling evidence that someone else is living as鈥er. Same name. Same car. Same hair. Same clothes. She鈥檚 even friended her family on social media. To find out why, Brienne must leave the safety of her home to hunt a familiar stranger.</p><p>What she discovers is more disturbing than she could have ever imagined. With her fragile mind close to shattering, Brienne is prepared to do anything to reclaim her life. If it鈥檚 even hers to reclaim.</p>
Long Bright River: A Novel
by Liz Moore

Language

English

Pages

492

Publication Date

January 07, 2020

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<b><b>A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK</b><br /></b><br /><b>"[Moore鈥檚] careful balance of the hard-bitten with the heartfelt is what elevates <i>Long Bright River</i> from entertaining page-turner to a book that makes you want to call someone you love.鈥?<i>鈥?The New York Times Book Review</i> </b><br /><b> 聽</b><br /><b>"This is police procedural and a thriller par excellence, one in which the city of Philadelphia itself is a character (think Boston and <i>Mystic River</i>). But it鈥檚 also a literary tale narrated by a strong woman with a richly drawn personal life 鈥?powerful and genre-defying.鈥?鈥?<i>People</i></b><br /> <b><i>聽</i></b><br /> <b>"A thoughtful, powerful novel by a writer who displays enormous compassion for her characters.聽<i>Long Bright River</i>聽is an outstanding crime novel鈥?I absolutely loved it."<br /> 鈥擯aula Hawkins, #1聽<i>New York Times-</i>bestselling author of聽<i>The Girl on the Train</i><br /><br /> Two sisters travel the same streets, though their lives couldn't be more different. Then one of them goes missing.</b><br /><br />In a Philadelphia neighborhood rocked by the opioid crisis, two once-inseparable sisters find themselves at odds. One, Kacey, lives on the streets in the vise of addiction. The other, Mickey, walks those same blocks on her police beat. They don't speak anymore, but Mickey never stops worrying about her sibling. <br /><br />Then Kacey disappears, suddenly, at the same time that a mysterious string of murders begins in Mickey's district, and Mickey becomes dangerously obsessed with finding the culprit--and her sister--before it's too late.<br /><br />Alternating its present-day mystery with the story of the sisters' childhood and adolescence, <i>Long Bright River </i>is at once heart-pounding and heart-wrenching: a gripping suspense novel that is also a moving story of sisters, addiction, and the formidable ties that persist between place, family, and fate.
The Night Fire (Ren茅e Ballard Book 3)
by Michael Connelly

Language

English

Pages

417

Publication Date

October 22, 2019

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<b>A<i> NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW</i> BEST CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR</b><b><br /></b><b>A<i> CrimeReads </i>Best Crime Novel Notable selection </b><b><i></i><i></i><i></i><i></i><i></i><br /></b><b>Harry Bosch and LAPD Detective </b><b>Ren茅e Ballard come together again on the murder case that obsessed Bosch's mentor, the man who trained him---new from #1 <i>New York Times </i>bestselling author Michael Connelly</b> <b><br /></b> <br />Back when Harry Bosch was just a rookie homicide detective, he had an inspiring mentor who taught him to take the work personally and light the fire of relentlessness for every case. Now that mentor, John Jack Thompson, is dead, and his widow gives Bosch a murder book, one that Thompson took with him when he left the LAPD twenty years before -- the unsolved killing of a troubled young man.<br /><br />Bosch takes the murder book to Detective Ren茅e Ballard and asks her to help him discover what about this crime lit Thompson's fire all those years ago. As she begins her inqueries -- while still working her own cases on the midnight shift -- Ballad finds aspects of the initial investigation that just don't add up.<br /><br />The bond between Bosch and Ballard tightens as they become a formidable investigation team. And they soon arrive at a disturbing question: Did Thompson steal the murder book to work the case in retirement, or to make sure it never got solved? <br />Written with the intense pacing and masterful suspense that have made Michael Connelly "the hard-boiled fiction master of our time" (NPR),<i> The Night Fire</i> continues the unofficial partnership of two fierce detectives determined not to let the fire with burn out.
The Wives: A Novel
by Tarryn Fisher

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

December 30, 2019

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<strong>A North American bestseller!</strong><br /><br /><strong><em>-The New York Times</em></strong><br /><br /><strong><em>-USA Today</em></strong><br /><br /><strong><em>-The Globe and Mail</em></strong><br /><br /><strong><em>-The Toronto Star</em></strong><br /><br /><strong><em>New York Times</em> bestselling author Tarryn Fisher delivers a pulse-pounding, fast-paced suspense novel that will leave you breathless. A thriller you won鈥檛 be able to put down!</strong><br /><br /><em>鈥淵ou鈥檒l have whiplash until the very end.鈥濃€?lt;/em>New York Times <em>bestselling author Colleen Hoover</em><br /><br />Thursday鈥檚 husband, Seth, has two other wives. She鈥檚 never met them, and she doesn鈥檛 know anything about them. She agreed to this unusual arrangement because she鈥檚 so crazy about him.<br /><br />But one day, she finds something. Something that tells a very different鈥攁nd horrifying鈥攕tory about the man she married. <br /><br />What follows is one of the most twisted, shocking thrillers you鈥檒l ever read. <br /><br />You鈥檒l have to grab a copy to find out why. <br /><br /><strong>鈥淣ail-biting, heart-clenchingly good.鈥濃€?lt;em>New York Times</em> bestselling author Alexandra Torre</strong><br /><br /><strong>鈥淸A] lightning-fast plot.鈥濃€?lt;em>Kirkus</em></strong><br /><br /><strong>鈥淪uspense fans will be rewarded.鈥濃€?lt;em>Publishers Weekly</em></strong> <br /><br /><strong>鈥淪ome sharp twists.鈥濃€?lt;em>Booklist</em></strong>
Criss Cross (Alex Cross Book 27)
by James Patterson

Language

English

Pages

401

Publication Date

November 25, 2019

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<b>A killer with all the skills of a master detective has made Alex Cross the subject of his deranged "investigation."</b><br />In a Virginia penitentiary, Alex Cross and his partner, John Sampson, witness the execution of a killer they helped convict. Hours later, they are called to the scene of a copycat crime. A note signed "M" rests on the corpse. <i>"You messed up big time, Dr. Cross." </i><i><br /></i>Was an innocent man just put to death? Alex soon realizes he may have much to answer for, as "M" lures the detective out of the capital to the sites of multiple homicides, all marked with distressingly familiar details -- details that conjure up decades-old cases. Details that conjure up Cross family secrets. Details that make clear that M is after a prize so dear that -- were the killer to attain it -- Alex's heart would no longer have reason to beat.

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