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Bloody Genius (A Virgil Flowers Novel Book 12)
by John Sandford

Language

English

Pages

380

Publication Date

October 01, 2019

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<b>Virgil Flowers will have to watch his back--and his mouth--as he investigates a college culture war turned deadly in another one of Sandford's "madly entertaining Virgil Flowers mysteries" (<i>New York Times Book Review</i>).</b><br /><br />At the local state university, two feuding departments have faced off on the battleground of science and medicine. Each carries their views to extremes that may seem absurd, but highly educated people of sound mind and good intentions can reasonably disagree, right? <br /><br />Then a renowned and confrontational scholar winds up dead, and Virgil Flowers is brought in to investigate . . . and as he probes the recent ideological unrest, he soon comes to realize he's dealing with people who, on this one particular issue, are functionally crazy. Among this group of wildly impassioned, diametrically opposed zealots lurks a killer, and it will be up to Virgil to sort the murderer from the mere maniacs.
Lethal Agent (A Mitch Rapp Novel Book 16)
by , Kyle Mills

Language

English

Pages

384

Publication Date

September 24, 2019

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<b>An unprecedented and terrifying bioterrorism plot threatens to kill millions in the midst of a divisive presidential election in this new thriller from the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling Mitch Rapp series. </b><br /><br />A toxic presidential election is underway in an America already badly weakened by internal divisions. While politicians focus entirely on maintaining their own power and privilege, ISIS kidnaps a brilliant French microbiologist and forces him to begin manufacturing anthrax. Slickly produced videos chronicling his progress and threatening an imminent attack are posted to the Internet, intensifying the hysteria gripping the US.<br /> <br />ISIS recruits a Mexican drug cartel to smuggle the bioweapon across the border, but it鈥檚 really just a diversion. The terrorist organization needs to keep Mitch Rapp and Irene Kennedy distracted long enough to weaponize a deadly virus that they stumbled upon in Yemen. If they succeed, they鈥檒l trigger a pandemic that could rewrite the world order.<br /> <br />Rapp embarks on a mission to infiltrate the Mexican cartels and track down the ISIS leader who he failed to kill during their last confrontation. But with Washington鈥檚 political elite increasingly lined up against him, he knows he鈥檒l be on his own.<br /> <br />鈥淚n the world of black-ops thrillers, Mitch Rapp remains the gold standard鈥?(<i>Booklist</i>, starred review).
The 19th Christmas (Women's Murder Club)
by , Maxine Paetro

Language

English

Pages

368

Publication Date

October 07, 2019

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<b>If the Women's Murder Club can't be together this Christmas, a killer is to blame. </b><b><br /></b>As the holidays approach, Detective Lindsay Boxer and her friends in the Women's Murder Club have much to celebrate. Crime is down. The medical examiner's office is quiet. Even the courts are showing some Christmas spirit. And the news cycle is so slow that journalist Cindy Thomas is on assignment to tell a story about the true meaning of the season for San Francisco. <br />Then a fearsome criminal known only as "Loman" seizes control of the headlines. He is planning a deadly surprise for Christmas morning. And he has commissioned dozens of criminal colleagues to take actions that will mask his plans. All that Lindsay and the SFPD can figure out is that Loman's greed -- for riches, for bloodshed, for attention -- is limitless. <br />Solving crimes never happens on schedule, but as this criminal mastermind unleashes credible threats by the hour, the month of December is upended for the Women's Murder Club. Avoiding tragedy is the only holiday miracle they seek.
Quantum: A Thriller (Captain Chase Book 1)
by Patricia Cornwell

Language

English

Pages

353

Publication Date

October 01, 2019

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<p><b>International bestselling author Patricia Cornwell delivers pulse-pounding thrills in the first book in a series featuring a brilliant and unusual new heroine, cutting-edge cybertechnology, and stakes that are astronomically high.</b></p><p>On the eve of a top secret space mission, Captain Calli Chase detects a tripped alarm in the tunnels deep below a NASA research center. A NASA pilot, quantum physicist, and cybercrime investigator, Calli knows that a looming blizzard and government shutdown could provide the perfect cover for sabotage, with deadly consequences.</p><p>As it turns out, the danger is worse than she thought. A spatter of dried blood, a missing security badge, a suspicious suicide鈥攁 series of disturbing clues point to Calli鈥檚 twin sister, Carme, who鈥檚 been MIA for days.</p><p>Desperate to halt the countdown to disaster and to clear her sister鈥檚 name, Captain Chase digs deep into her vast cyber security knowledge and her painful past, probing for answers to her twin鈥檚 erratic conduct. As time is running out, she realizes that failure means catastrophe鈥攏ot just for the space program but for the safety of the whole nation.</p><p>Brilliantly crafted, gripping, and smart, Patricia Cornwell鈥檚 cliffhanger ending will keep readers wondering what鈥檚 next for Captain Calli Chase.</p>
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>
An Equal Justice (David Adams Book 1)
by Chad Zunker

Language

English

Pages

217

Publication Date

November 01, 2019

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<p><b>Inside a prestigious law firm, a rookie lawyer is pulled into a dark maze of lies and violence.</b></p><p>An ambitious Stanford graduate, David Adams has begun a fast-track career at Austin鈥檚 most prestigious law firm. It鈥檚 a personal victory for the rising superstar鈥攁 satisfying reversal from his impoverished and despairing childhood. Now he has the life he鈥檚 always wanted: an extravagant salary, a high-rise condo, a luxury SUV, and no limit to how far he can go in the eyes of the top partners.</p><p>But after the shocking suicide of a fellow associate鈥攐ne who, in his final hours, offered David an ominous warning鈥攈e feels the pull of powerful forces behind the corporation鈥檚 enviable trappings. The suicide leads unexpectedly to David鈥檚 discovery of a secret enclave of the city鈥檚 homeless, where he can鈥檛 help but feel an affinity to these outcast souls. Nor can he ignore the feeling that they hold the key to the truth behind a dark conspiracy.</p><p>When one of his new street friends is murdered, David鈥檚 clear doubts about his employer start shifting into a dark reality. Now torn between two worlds, David must surrender all that he鈥檚 achieved to fight for a larger cause of justice鈥攁nd become his firm鈥檚 most dangerous acquisition.</p>
The Girl Who Lived Twice: A Lisbeth Salander novel, continuing St...
by David Lagercrantz

Language

English

Pages

368

Publication Date

August 27, 2019

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<b><b>The sixth Lisbeth Salander story--the crime-fiction phenomenon that has sold more than 90 million copies worldwide</b>.</b><br /><br />Lisbeth Salander--the fierce, unstoppable girl with the dragon tattoo--has disappeared. She's sold her apartment in Stockholm. She's gone silent electronically. She's told no one where she is. And no one is aware that at long last she's got her primal enemy, her twin sister, Camilla, squarely in her sights. <br /><br />Mikael Blomkvist is trying to reach Lisbeth. He needs her help unraveling the identity of a man who lived and died on the streets in Stockholm--a man who does not exist in any official records and whose garbled last words hinted at possible damaging knowledge of people in the highest echelons of government and industry. In his pocket was a crumpled piece of paper with Blomkvist's phone number on it. <br /><br />Once again, Salander and Blomkvist will come to each other's aid, moving in tandem toward the truths they each seek. In the end, it will be Blomkvist--in a moment of unimaginable self-sacrifice--who will make it possible for Lisbeth to face the most important battle of her life, and, finally, to put her past to rest.
Vendetta in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel (In Death, Book 49)
by J. D. Robb

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English

Pages

354

Publication Date

September 03, 2019

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<p><b>Lieutenant Eve Dallas must keep the predator from becoming the prey in<i> Vendetta in Death</i>, the newest thriller from the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author J.D. Robb. </b> </p><p>She calls herself Lady Justice. And once she has chosen a man as her target, she turns herself into a tall blonde or a curvaceous redhead, makes herself as alluring and seductive as possible to them. Once they are in her grasp, they are powerless.</p><p>The first victim is wealthy businessman Nigel McEnroy. His company鈥檚 human resources department has already paid out settlements to a couple of his young victims鈥攂ut they don鈥檛 know that his crimes go far beyond workplace harassment. Lady Justice knows. And in one shocking night of brutality, she makes him pay a much steeper price.</p><p>Now Eve Dallas and her husband, Roarke, are combing through the evidence of McEnroy鈥檚 secret life. His compulsive need to record his misdeeds provides them with a wide range of suspects, but the true identity of Lady Justice remains elusive. It鈥檚 a challenging case, made even more difficult by McEnroy鈥檚 widow, who reacts to the investigation with fury, denial, and threats. Meanwhile, Lady Justice鈥檚 criminal crusade is escalating rapidly, and if Eve can鈥檛 stop this vigilante, there鈥檚 no telling how much blood may be spilled鈥?lt;/p>
The Secrets We Kept: A novel
by Lara Prescott

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English

Pages

325

Publication Date

September 03, 2019

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<b><b>INSTANT <i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER聽<br />A HELLO SUNSHINE x REESE WITHERSPOON BOOK CLUB PICK</b><br /><br />A thrilling tale of secretaries turned spies, of love and duty, and of sacrifice--inspired by the true story of the CIA plot to infiltrate the hearts and minds of Soviet Russia, not with propaganda, but with the greatest love story of the twentieth century: <i>Doctor Zhivago</i>.</b><br /><br />At the height of the Cold War, two secretaries are pulled out of the typing pool at the CIA and given the assignment of a lifetime. Their mission: to smuggle <i>Doctor Zhivago</i> out of the USSR, where no one dare publish it, and help Pasternak's magnum opus make its way into print around the world. Glamorous and sophisticated Sally Forrester is a seasoned spy who has honed her gift for deceit all over the world--using her magnetism and charm to pry secrets out of powerful men. Irina is a complete novice, and under Sally's tutelage quickly learns how to blend in, make drops, and invisibly ferry classified documents.<br /><br /><i>The Secrets We Kept </i>combines a legendary literary love story--the decades-long affair between Pasternak and his mistress and muse, Olga Ivinskaya, who was sent to the Gulag and inspired Zhivago's heroine, Lara--with a narrative about two women empowered to lead lives of extraordinary intrigue and risk. From Pasternak's country estate outside Moscow to the brutalities of the Gulag, from Washington, D.C. to Paris and Milan,<i> The Secrets We Kept</i> captures a watershed moment in the history of literature--told with soaring emotional intensity and captivating historical detail. And at the center of this unforgettable debut is the powerful belief that a piece of art can change the world.
Killer Instinct
by James Patterson

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English

Pages

401

Publication Date

September 09, 2019

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<b>Dr. Dylan Reinhart and Detective Elizabeth Needham--now known to audiences from the top-rated CBS series--reunite to stop the most sinister plot against New York City since 9/11.</b><br /><br />The murder of an Ivy League professor pulls Dr. Dylan Reinhart out of his ivory tower and onto the streets of New York, where he reunites with his old partner, Detective Elizabeth Needham. As the worst act of terror since 9/11 strikes the city, a name on the casualty list rocks Dylan's world. Is his secret past about to be brought to light?<br /><br />As the terrorist attack unfolds, Elizabeth Needham does something courageous that thrusts her into the media spotlight. She's a reluctant hero. And thanks to the attention, she also becomes a prime target for the ruthless murderer behind the attack.<br /><br />Dylan literally wrote the book on the psychology of murder, and he and Elizabeth have solved cases that have baffled conventional detectives. But the sociopath they're facing this time is the opposite of a textbook case. There's no time to study for the test he's about to give them. And if they fail, they die. <br /><br />

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