Cascading Lies

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Nick Davis is a survivor. First, there’s his family history that’s practically cursed, all thanks to a mysterious man named Roth Braun and the death of Nick’s uncle. Then, there’s his personal life, as Nick was recently pulled into an international ring of dark secrets that almost took his life. He sees disappearance as his only option at a clean slate. Nick changes his name and location in an attempt to escape the bad luck that’s been following his family for decades. However, his attempt proves futile, as even in his new locale, everyone is out to get him. He makes the acquaintance of Jane-a troubled woman he can’t resist helping-and their relationship soon turns romantic, despite secrets they both…

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Gold in the Coffins

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A taut tale of greed, murder, and revenge as combat-weary Marines take on the crooks of Wall Street. GOLD IN THE COFFINS follows the story of a tight band of retired Marines who bonded during a bloody tour of duty in Vietnam, only to find themselves facing a darker enemy back home, the demons of Wall Street. Donnie DeAngelo survived Vietnam and the rough streets of his childhood by never giving up the fight, whether his enemy was the Viet Cong or the mob. Defying all odds, he launched a successful coffee and food business, and decided to take his company public, but a Wall Street power broker has other plans for his business: force him and his comrades into…

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The Good Neighbor

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Named by Harper’s Bazaar as a book that could be the next Gone Girl. From a phenomenal new voice in suspense fiction comes a book that will forever change the way you look at the people closest to you… Shadow Cove, Washington, is the kind of town everyone dreams about—quaint streets, lush forests, good neighbors. That’s what Sarah thinks as she settles into life with her new husband, Dr. Johnny McDonald. But all too soon she discovers an undercurrent of deception. And one October evening when Johnny is away, sudden tragedy destroys Sarah’s happiness. Dazed and stricken with grief, she and Johnny begin to rebuild their shattered lives. As she picks up the pieces of her broken home, Sarah discovers…

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The Emperor of Any Place

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The ghosts of war reverberate across the generations in a riveting, time-shifting story within a story from acclaimed thriller writer Tim Wynne-Jones. When Evan’s father dies suddenly, Evan finds a hand-bound yellow book on his desk—a book his dad had been reading when he passed away. The book is the diary of a Japanese soldier stranded on a small Pacific island in WWII. Why was his father reading it? What is in this account that Evan’s grandfather, whom Evan has never met before, fears so much that he will do anything to prevent its being seen? And what could this possibly mean for Evan? In a pulse-quickening mystery evoking the elusiveness of truth and the endurance of wars passed from…

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The Girl in the Spider’s Web: A Lisbeth Salander novel, continuing Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Series

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Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist return She is the girl with the dragon tattoo—a genius hacker and uncompromising misfit. He is a crusading journalist whose championing of the truth often brings him to the brink of prosecution. Late one night, Blomkvist receives a phone call from a source claiming to have information vital to the United States. The source has been in contact with a young female superhacker—a hacker resembling someone Blomkvist knows all too well. The implications are staggering. Blomkvist, in desperate need of a scoop for Millennium,turns to Salander for help. She, as usual, has her own agenda. The secret they are both chasing is at the center of a tangled web of spies, cybercriminals, and governments around…

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Not Black And White : From The Very Windy City to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

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Chicago-style politics is front and center. When a sitting president has his roots in this sullied political heritage, it makes for news and leads to speculation. NOT BLACK AND WHITE is a fictional account of many of the events that led to the meteoric rise of a local charismatic street politician to become America’s first African-American President, and the downfall and imprisonment of two consecutive governors of the State of Illinois, along with several of their most trusted advisors and cohorts. This story puts the reader inside the campaign offices and smoke-filled back rooms where political deals are made. It depicts the rise and fall of a Syrian immigrant who made millions by pretending he had billions, while charming his…

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The Killing Kind

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After a critically acclaimed trilogy and short stories in great publications like The Best American Mystery Stories 2011, Holm is ready to break out as the next major voice in commercial thrillers. In THE KILLING KIND (Mulholland Books, September 15, 2015), Michael Hendricks kills people for money. That aside, he’s not such a bad guy. Once a covert operative for a false-flag unit of the US military and now presumed dead after a mission in Afghanistan that went awry, he left behind his old life and set out on a path of redemption…or perhaps one of willful self-destruction. Now Hendricks makes his living as a hit man entrepreneur of sorts: he only hits other hit men. Not a bad way…

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Shell Shock: A Gus Conrad Thriller

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When psychiatrist Dr. Gus Conrad is called to consult by the U.S. army for its growing epidemic of suicides and PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) among soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, his problems begin. Accused of murdering one of his own patients, a soldier with PTSD, Conrad learns from the mother that the answer to who is the real killer resides in England, where her family holds a long-hidden secret. Now Conrad must find the real killer as he slips out of the country to uncover to his horror the practice over the past century of British and U.S. armies both secretly killing their own soldiers who claimed psychological problems following combat, deeming them cowards, making their deaths look like…

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Keeper’s Reach (Sharpe & Donovan)

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New York Times bestselling author Carla Neggers returns with this absorbing, twisting tale of suspense, romance and fast-paced action, the latest in her popular Sharpe & Donovan series.  Emma Sharpe and Colin Donovan, two of the FBI’s most valuable agents, are preparing for their next big assignment—their wedding—when Colin’s brother Mike alerts them that onetime friends from his military past are on Sharpe and Donovan home turf on the Maine coast. Now private security contractors, they want to meet with Mike. One of them, an FBI agent named Kavanagh, is supposed to be on leave. What is he investigating—or does he have his own agenda? Mike zeroes in on Naomi MacBride, a freelance civilian intelligence analyst who, aside from a…

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Second Street Station: A Mary Handley Mystery

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Set in late nineteenth century New York, SECOND STREET STATION centers on Mary Handley, a brilliant, beautiful, and daring young woman. Breaking from societal expectations for women during this time-period, Mary is a self-sufficient, independent thinker and wants to achieve more than just becoming some man’s wife. She has studied ju-jitsu and other forms of self-defense from when she was a young girl. At first, it was to avoid childhood bullies, but these skills have come in handy as she has grown to adulthood. Her dream is to be a detective, and in preparation for it, she has read every book she can find on the subject, including ones about the emerging science of forensics. Mary gets a chance at…

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The Meursault Investigation

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He was the brother of “the Arab” killed by the infamous Meursault, the antihero of Camus’s classic novel. Seventy years after that event, Harun, who has lived since childhood in the shadow of his sibling’s memory, refuses to let him remain anonymous: he gives his brother a story and a name—Musa—and describes the events that led to Musa’s casual murder on a dazzlingly sunny beach. In a bar in Oran, night after night, he ruminates on his solitude, on his broken heart, on his anger with men desperate for a god, and on his disarray when faced with a country that has so disappointed him. A stranger among his own people, he wants to be granted, finally, the right to…

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The Secrets We Left Behind: A Novel

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What happens when devastating truths that have been long kept hidden emerge? Susan Elliot Wright’s acclaimed UK debut, The Things We Never Said, delighted readers abroad. In her stunning follow-up, Wright once again proves nothing stays buried forever. Fans of Maggie O’Farrell will be swept up in The Secrets We Left Behind named one of the best summer fiction reads for women by the Daily Express. Eve has built a good life: happily married with a meaningful job and a beloved daughter and new grandchild. But when a ghost from the past appears, everything she holds dear is threatened. In this compelling, suspenseful narrative, Wright deftly peels away a husk of lies to reveal the dark secret at Eve’s core—a…

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Blue Gemini: A Thriller

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The year is 1968: The Cold War is far from over, nuclear annihilation is always only a heartbeat away. America is racing the Soviet Union to land men on the Moon, a war is raging, and a pivotal presidential election looms on the horizon. A child of the early space age, Lieutenant Scott Ourecky joined the Air Force with aspirations of going to flight school. A brilliant engineer, he repeatedly fails the aptitude test to become a pilot but is selected to work on a highly classified military space program—the innocuously named Aerospace Support Project—in which Air Force astronauts are slated to fly missions to intercept and destroy suspect Soviet satellites. When one of the astronauts in training abruptly falls…

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The Fisherman

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Fans of Joseph Heywood and Karen Robards will love Vaughn C. Hardacker’s thrilling sequel to Sniper. Once again we join Lt. Anne Bouchard and former Boston Police Department detective Mike Houston as they are swept up in the hunt for a missing hooker and her kidnapper in The Fisherman: A Thriller. Looking to escape the criminal world of big cities following the capture of the crazed Boston sniper, homicide detectives Mike Houston and Anne Bouchard relocate to the isolated mountains of Maine where they quickly adjust to a quiet life of chopping firewood, relaxing by the steady crackle of the fireplace, and simply enjoying the solitude of the mountains. But their quiet life is abruptly interrupted when Bouchard meets an…

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Crow Hollow

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In 1676, an unlikely pair—a young Puritan widow and an English spy—journeys across a land where greed and treachery abound. Prudence Cotton has recently lost her husband and is desperate to find her daughter, captured by the Nipmuk tribe during King Philip’s war. She’s convinced her daughter is alive but cannot track her into the wilderness alone. Help arrives in the form of James Bailey, an agent of the crown sent to Boston to investigate the murder of Prudence’s husband and to covertly cause a disturbance that would give the king just cause to install royal governors. After his partner is murdered, James needs help too. He strikes a deal with Prudence, and together they traverse the forbidding New England…

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Shadow Ritual

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An electrifying thriller about the rise of extremism. Two ritual murders―one in Rome and one in Jerusalem―rekindles an ancient rivalry between modern-day secret societies for knowledge lost at the fall of the Third Reich. Detective Antoine Marcas unwillingly teams up with the strong-willed Jade Zewinski to chase Neo-Nazi assassins across Europe. They must unravel an arcane mystery, sparked by information from newly revealed KGB files. Inspired from the true story of mysterious Freemason files thought to hold a terrible secret, stolen by the SS in 1940, recovered by the Red Army in 1945 and returned half a century later. First in a hugely successful series that has sold over 1.5 million copies in France and is translated into seventeen languages.…

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