The Last Justice

By Anthony Franze

CHAOS ERUPTS on the U.S. superb courtroom whilst an murderer weapons down six justices as they're listening to a case.

Solicitor common Jefferson McKenna, the government's most sensible legal professional within the excellent court docket, is appointed to the multiagency fee investigating the murders. As Congress attracts conflict strains over who will substitute the slain justices, the fee follows clue after clue, every one pointing to an not going suspect:  McKenna himself.

In a determined bid to end up his innocence, McKenna, at the run together with his deputy, Kate Porter, needs to tune down a disgraced legislations clerk with ties to hidden Saudi resources. yet their seek ends up in unforeseen alliances, unearthing darkish secrets and techniques and corruption on the maximum degrees -- and the folk with clues to the riddle hold turning up dead.  From the marble halls of the excessive courtroom to the interior corridors of the West Wing, from the D.C. housing initiatives to the desolate again roads of a brand new York Indian reservation, McKenna and Porter are on a collision direction with a shadowy enemy who will cease at not anything to maintain the reality buried.

From its explosive first web page to its haunting end, THE final JUSTICE explores the politics of legislations, the limits of friendship and love, and the scary expense of unbridled ambition.

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Omerta

By Mario Puzo

To Don Raymonde Aprile's little ones he was once a devoted friend, their father's followed "nephew." To the FBI he was once a guy who might particularly journey his horses than do Mob company. nobody knew why Aprile, the final nice American Don, had followed Astorre Viola a long time earlier than in Sicily; nobody suspected how he had rigorously knowledgeable him . . . and the way, whereas the Don's young ones claimed good careers in the United States, Astorre Viola waited for his time to come.

Now his time has arrived. The Don is lifeless, his homicide one bloody act in a drama of ambition and deceit--from the lethal compromises made through an FBI agent to the greed of 2 crooked NYPD detectives and the scary plans of a South American mob kingpin. In a collision of enemies and fanatics, betrayers and dependable squaddies, Astorre Viola will declare his future. simply because finally those years, this second is in his blood. . . .

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Hidden Prey

By John Sandford

“One of the most powerful in Sandford’s Prey series.”—Entertainment Weekly

“Good, darkish, perverse, bloody fun.”—The Washington submit publication World

Theories abound whilst a Russian will get himself killed at the shore of Lake Superior—shot with fifty-year-old bullets. but if it seems he had very excessive govt connections, nation troubleshooter Lucas Davenport will get the decision. good, Lucas and a mysterious Russian cop with secrets and techniques all her personal. jointly, they’ll stick with a path again to a different position and over again, and conflict the shadows they detect there—shadows that change into either very genuine and extremely lethal.

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The Testament: A Novel

By John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In an opulent Virginia place of work, a wealthy, offended outdated guy is furiously rewriting his will. along with his dying simply hours away, Troy Phelan desires to ship a message to his childrens, his ex-wives, and his minions—a message that may spark off a vicious criminal conflict and rework dozens of lives. simply because Troy Phelan’s new will names a sole shock inheritor to his eleven-billion-dollar fortune: a mysterious girl named Rachel Lane, a missionary dwelling deep within the jungles of Brazil.

Enter the legal professionals. Nate O’Riley is clean out of rehab, a disgraced company legal professional handpicked for his final activity: to discover Rachel Lane at any fee. As Phelan’s kin circles like vultures in D.C., Nate is going crashing during the Brazilian jungle, coming into an international the place cash potential not anything, the place dying is only one misstep away, and the place a woman—pursued through enemies and buddies alike—holds a beautiful shock of her own.

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Kolekcjoner (Alex Cross, Book 2)

By James Patterson

James Patterson (ur. 22 marca 1947 w Newburgh w stanie Nowy Jork) - amerykański pisarz, autor thrillerów i powieści kryminalnych.

James Patterson należy do ścisłej czołówki najpopularniejszych autorów amerykańskich; obok książek Dana Browna, Johna Grishama i Stephena Kinga jego powieści najczęściej pojawiają się na światowych listach bestsellerów. Początkowo pracował w przedsiębiorstwie reklamowym. Sławę przyniósł mu wydany w 1993 roku mystery alongside got here the Spider zekranizowany jako W sieci pająka, z Morganem Freemanem w roli głównej. To także literacki debiut ulubionego bohatera Pattersona - Alexa Crossa, czarnoskórego policjanta i psychologa prowadzącego własną praktykę a wcześniej detektywa waszyngtońskiej policji, oraz agent FBI, który specjalizuje się w tropieniu seryjnych zabójców. W rolę Crossa Freeman wcielał się dwukrotnie, wcześniej także w filmie Kolekcjoner, który powstał na podstawie Kiss the ladies. Pisarski styl Pattersona wyróżnia szybkie pace narracji, punktowane bardzo krótkimi rozdziałami.

Niedługo po sukcesie książki W sieci pająka Patterson odszedł z firmy i poświęcił się wyłącznie karierze pisarskiej. W 2006 James Patterson sprzedał ponad 12 milionów książek w Ameryce Północnej. W sumie jego powieści zostały już wydane w nakładzie ponad 220 mln egzemplarzy na całym świecie. Zdobył nagrodę im. Edgara Elana Poe oraz inne prestiżowe wyróżnienia. Jego książki wielokrotnie pojawiały się na szczytach na listach bestsellerów w big apple Times.

Patterson pisze książki również ze współautorami takimi jak Maxine Patero, z którą współtworzy serię książek Kobiecy klub zbrodni, czy Andrew Grossem i często powtarza, że współpraca z innymi przynosi nowe i interesujące pomysły do jego opowieści.

Ufundował nagrodę web page Turner Awards. Patterson przekazał ponad six hundred tys. dolarów na przedsiębiorstwa, szkoły i inne instytucje, które promują czytanie książek.

Druga seria jego książek, wspomniany Kobiecy Klub Zbrodni, doczekała się emisji w telewizji. Na kanwie tej serii powstał także cykl gier komputerowych, tzw. hidden gadgets (ukryte obiekty), wydanych m.in. przez studio "I- play/Oberon Media" z siedzibą w Nowym Jorku.

Patterson otrzymał stopień kawalera new york College.

Miejsce urodzenia: Newburgh, Nowy Jork, united states, mieszka w Palm seashore, na Florydzie z żoną, Susan i synem, Jackiem.

Cykl z Aleksem Crossem

1 W sieci pająka / Pająk nadchodzi / Oto nadchodzi pająk (1992, alongside got here A Spider)

2 Całuj dziewczęta / Kolekcjoner (1994, Kiss the Girls)

3 Jack i Jill (1996, Jack & Jill)

4 Kot i Mysz / Gra w kotka i myszkę (1997, Cat and Mouse)

5 Łasica (1999, Pop is going the Weasel)

6 Róże są czerwone (2000, Roses are Red)

7 Fiołki są niebieskie (2001, Violets are Blue, luźno powiązane z poprzednią)

8 Cztery ślepe myszki (2002, 4 Blind Mice)

9 Wielki zły wilk (2003, the large undesirable Wolf)

10 Na szlaku terroru (2004, London Bridges, luźno powiązane z poprzednią)

11 Mary, Mary (2005, Mary, Mary)

12 move (2006, Cross)

13 Podwójna gra (2007, Double Cross)

14 Tropiciel (2008, pass Country)

15 Proces Alexa Crossa (2009, Alex Cross's Trial) (wspólnie z Richard DiLallo)

16 Ja, Alex go (2009, I, Alex Cross)

17 W krzyżowym ogniu (2010, pass Fire)

18 Zabić Alexa Crossa (2011, Kill Alex move) (w Polsce nie wydana)

19 Uwolnić Alexa Crossa (Free Alex go, 2012) (w Polsce nie wydana)

20 Boże narodzenie Alexa Crossa (Merry Christmas, Alex go, 2012) (w Polsce nie wydana)

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Sweet Lamb of Heaven: A Novel

By Lydia Millet

Blending household mystery and mental horror, this compelling page-turner follows a mom fleeing her estranged husband.

Lydia Millet’s chilling new novel is the first-person account of a tender mom, Anna, escaping her chilly and untrue husband, a businessman who’s simply introduced his first crusade for political workplace. while Ned chases Anna and their six-year-old daughter from Alaska to Maine, the 2 move into hiding in a run-down lodge at the coast. however the longer they remain, the fewer the visitors within the dingy lodge appear like usual tourists―and the fewer Ned resembles a customary candidate. As his pursuit of Anna and their baby strikes from threatening to legal, Ned starts to change his wife’s international in methods she by no means can have imagined.

A double-edged and pleasurable tale with a robust woman protagonist, an exhilarating plot, and a creeping experience of the apocalyptic, Sweet Lamb of Heaven builds to a shattering finishing with profound implications for its characters―and for all of us.

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The Skin Collector (UK Edition) (Lincoln Rhyme, Book 11)

By Jeffery Deaver

COPYCAT? OR REVENGE?

They have by no means noticeable a homicide like it.

A proficient tattoo artist is utilizing poison rather than ink. His sufferer is a tender lady. And on her pores and skin he's left a message: 'the second'.

Drafted in to enquire, NYPD detective Lincoln Rhyme and his affiliate Amelia Sachs locate the scene has been scrubbed of evidence.

All apart from one hint - a scrap of paper that connects this situation with one they're going to by no means forget.

And just like the Bone Collector earlier than him, Rhyme and Sachs locate themselves pitted opposed to a twisted serial killer identifying his sufferers likely at random, a offender who plans his paintings to the final aspect, in a perilous contest with any who try and cease him.

But how shut is his reference to that previous case? what's the which means of the phrases tattooed in poison at the epidermis of his first sufferer? And the place will he strike subsequent?

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Blutzoll: Der Tod riecht nach Diesel und Schwefel

By Alexander Wohnhaas

Edgar Rabe ist Söldner. Jahrelang hat er die Schlachten anderer geschlagen, bis ihn seine eigenen Dämonen einholen.
Merkwürdige Erscheinungen verfolgen ihn. Menschen, deren Augen plötzlich zu bluten beginnen. Blut und Feuer zeichnen seinen Weg. Mittellos, unfähig eine Waffe zu gebrauchen, gerät er zwischen alle Fronten, als Gangster, denen er Geld schuldet, ihn dazu zwingen, einen letzten Auftrag zu übernehmen.

Doch er beginnt seinen ganz eigenen Feldzug. Gegen die Monster, die er überall zu sehen beginnt. Bald jagen ihn Polizei, seine ehemaligen Auftraggeber und eine ganze, hysterisch gewordene Stadt. Ein unaufhaltsamer, tödlicher Kreislauf wird in Gang gesetzt, der Edgar tief in den Abgrund blicken lässt.

Einzig ein junges Mädchen aus seiner Nachbarschaft, die von einer Fußballerkarriere träumt, scheint sein wildes Herz zu beruhigen. Ist sie der Schlüssel, um sich endlich von den Schatten seiner Vergangenheit zu lösen?

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Do Unto Others (Jordan Poteet, Book 1)

By Jeff Abbott

Jordan Poteet has left the massive urban to paintings as a librarian in his place of origin of Mirabeau, Texas. yet his dream of the quiet lifestyles is shattered whilst he locks horns with omit Beta Harcher, the town's prize non secular enthusiast, in a conflict over censorship. while Jordan reveals her murdered physique within the library, he turns into the major suspect. And whilst the police discover a cryptic record stashed subsequent to her fanatical center, it kind of feels as though Beta Harcher has the full city in a dying grip . . .

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The Serpent's Disciple

By Deborah Stevens

2014 Winner of the head booklet ACHEIVEMENT AWARD in type of top mystery within the Serpent’s Disciple, a conspiracy mystery, an old evil threatens to take over the Catholic Church and use it to create a brand new international Order. Peter Romanus, the Grand grasp of the key masonic order referred to as Propaganda Due, units in movement the plot to kill the pope and keep watch over significant international governments in the course of the Church. A relatives mystery and an historical artifact may keep humankind from this diabolical chief many worry is the Antichrist. whereas vacationing their father’s birthplace of Pesaro, Italy, the lives of Anthony and Nelli Andruccioli develop into entwined with the Grand Master’s plot. They research in their family’s deep and old connection to Saint Anthony and they are known as to guard the Church: Nelli because the selected One and Anthony as one of many Guardians sworn to guard her from the fake prophet. jointly they need to navigate the labyrinth of historical prophecy and Vatican politics to reveal the reality sooner than it truly is too past due.

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