Maya's Notebook: A Novel by Isabel Allende

By Isabel Allende

Maya’s Notebook is a startling novel of suspense from New York Times bestselling writer Isabel Allende.
 
This modern coming-of-age tale facilities upon Maya Vidal, a extraordinary teen deserted via her mom and dad. Maya grew up in a rambling previous apartment in Berkeley together with her grandmother Nini, whose ambitious power helped her construct a brand new existence after emigrating from Chile in 1973 with a tender son, and her grandfather Popo, a steady African-American astronomer.
 
When Popo dies, Maya is going off the rails. in addition to a circle of girlfriends often called "the vampires," she turns to medications, alcohol, and petty crime--a downward spiral that finally results in Las Vegas and a perilous underworld, with Maya stuck among warring forces: a gang of assassins, the police, the FBI, and Interpol.
 
Her one probability for survival is Nini, who is helping her break out to a distant island off the coast of Chile. within the care of her grandmother’s outdated buddy, Manuel Arias, and surrounded by means of unusual new associates, Maya starts off to checklist her tale in her computer, as she attempts to make feel of her prior and resolve the mysteries of her relations and her personal life.

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Whispers of the Dead (Dr. David Hunter, Book 3) by Simon Beckett

By Simon Beckett

David Hunter #3

A box of corpses, specified by a macabre display…A serial killer who confounds even the main professional profilers…A health practitioner whose lifestyles has been shattered via crime—plunged into the center of a surprising investigation… during this masterful new novel via Simon Beckett, no 1 across the world bestselling writer of Written in Bone and The Chemistry of Death, forensic anthropologist David Hunter is thrust into his first homicide research on U.S. soil—and his such a lot devastating case yet.

In the warmth of a Tennessee summer season, Dr. Hunter has come to Knoxville’s mythical “Body Farm”—the notorious box laboratory the place legislation enforcement body of workers research genuine corpses—to get away London and the violence that almost destroyed his lifestyles. He’s additionally the following to determine if he’s nonetheless as much as the task of sorting via demise in all its unusual and poor forms.… Hunter will quickly locate his resolution while he’s referred to as to against the law scene in a distant Smoky Mountain cabin—a scene as grisly because it is bizarre.

The physique is taped to a desk. every little thing concerning the crime scene—the wounds, the decomposition, the microscopic evidence—quickly short-circuits the instruments and techniques of forensic specialists. inside of days, Hunter understands he’s facing a serial killer, somebody in detail conversant in the intricacies of forensics. throughout him, egos and hierarchies clash—from the boasts of a popular legal profiler to the dogged paintings of a tender lady investigator—but destiny retains pushing Hunter additional into the center of the manhunt. And the killer retains bobbing up with surprises: booby-trapping corpses, faking occasions of demise, swapping bodies—finally turning his points of interest on after Hunter himself.…

An electrifying race opposed to time, a desirable trip into the realm of forensic technological know-how, and a terrifying portrait of a killer in love with loss of life itself, Whispers of the useless is a mystery of the top order.

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The Dead Will Tell (Kate Burkholder, Book 6) by Linda Castillo

By Linda Castillo

Each person in Painters Mill understands the deserted Hochstetler farm is haunted. yet just a handful of the citizens have in mind the bad secrets and techniques misplaced within the muted/hushed whispers of time—and now dying is stalking them, doubtless from the grave.

On a late-night shift, leader of Police Kate Burkholder is named to the scene of an obvious suicide—an outdated guy stumbled on striking from the rafters in his dilapidated barn. yet proof speedy issues to homicide and Kate reveals herself chasing a singularly tricky and elusive path of facts that by some means issues again to the tragedy of that in the past incident. in the meantime, Kate has moved in with country agent John Tomasetti and for the 1st time in see you later, they're either satisfied; a bliss fast shattered while one of many males chargeable for the murders of Tomasetti’s relatives 4 years in the past is located now not accountable, and walks away a loose guy. Will Tomasetti be pulled again to his personal haunted past?

When a moment guy is located dead—also doubtless by way of his personal hand—Kate discovers a hyperlink within the case that sends the research in a course not anyone may think and revealing the frightening fact of what relatively occurred that negative evening thirty-five years in the past, whilst an Amish father and his 4 teenagers perished—and his younger spouse disappeared and not using a trace.

And, as Kate knows—the earlier by no means actually dies . . . within the useless Will inform by means of Linda Castillo

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The Enemy by Tom Wood

By Tom Wood

FIRST TIME IN PRINT

THE employed KILLER.

Victor, a former assassin-for-hire, has joined forces with a CIA precise unit. His first project: 3 strangers. 3 hits. quickly and fresh. Victor’s a ordinary for this.

THE SHADOW CONSPIRACY.

It must have been easy. yet with every one hit Victor is plunged deeper into an unbelievable conspiracy the place nobody, least of the entire humans he is familiar with, will be relied on.

THE TRIPLE-CROSS YOU WON’T SEE COMING.

With the stakes growing to be larger by way of the minute, Victor realizes he’s been pressured into taking part in a video game he by no means anticipated. simply because he’s the subsequent aim. And there’s no approach out.

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La larga sombra de la muerte by Veit Heinechen

By Veit Heinechen

El día se presenta complicado para el comisario Proteo Laurenti. En un apartado valle del Carso aparece el cadáver de un hombre desnudo. Una vez identificada l. a. víctima, se sabrá que los angeles última personality en verla con vida fue Mia, una joven australiana que está resolviendo para su familia un asunto relacionado con una herencia, que incluye un almacén repleto de armas. Su antiguo propietario, Diego de Henriquez, un excéntrico aristócrata, murió muchos años atrás en unas circunstancias que aún están por aclarar. Las investigaciones conducen a un oscuro complot que lleva l. a. marca de los servicios secretos y de los angeles Orden de Malta. Además, el amigo de Laurenti, el forense jubilado Galvano, le complica l. a. vida. Y su propia mujer, sus hijas y los novios de éstas se empeñan en amargar aún más l. a. existencia del comisario, que apenas puede dedicar algo de tiempo para sí mismo...

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The Appeal by John Grisham

By John Grisham

In a crowded court in Mississippi, a jury returns a surprising verdict opposed to a chemical corporation accused of dumping poisonous waste right into a small town’s water offer, inflicting the worst “cancer cluster” in background. the corporate appeals to the Mississippi superb court docket, whose 9 justices will someday both approve the decision or opposite it.

Who are the 9? How will they vote? Can one get replaced ahead of the case is finally decided?

The chemical corporation is owned by way of a Wall road predator named Carl Trudeau, and Mr. Trudeau is confident the court docket isn't pleasant adequate. With judicial elections looming, he makes a decision to attempt to buy himself a seat at the courtroom. the associated fee is some million money, a drop within the bucket for a billionaire like Mr. Trudeau. via an elaborate net of conspiracy and deceit, his political operatives recruit a tender, unsuspecting candidate. They finance him, manage him, industry him, and mould him right into a capability best court docket justice. Their best courtroom justice.

The Appeal is a strong, well timed, and stunning tale of political and criminal intrigue, a narrative that would go away listeners not able to consider our electoral strategy or judicial procedure in particularly an analogous means ever back.

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Superposition by David Walton

By David Walton

A QUANTUM PHYSICS homicide MYSTERY.
A Mind-Bending, Near-Future, technology Fiction Technothriller.

Jacob Kelley's relations is became the other way up whilst an outdated buddy turns up, waving a gun and babbling approximately an alien quantum intelligence. The secret deepens whilst the good friend is located lifeless in an underground bunker...apparently murdered the evening he seemed at Jacob's apartment. Jacob is arrested for the homicide and wear trial.

As the main points of the crime slowly come to gentle, the weave of truth turns into ever extra tangled, twisted by means of a impressive new expertise and a quantum creature unconstrained by means of the conventional limits of house and subject. With the aid of his daughter, Alessandra, Jacob needs to locate the genuine assassin ahead of the creature destroys his relations and every thing he loves.

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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Born of Fury (The League, Book 7) by Sherrilyn Kenyon

By Sherrilyn Kenyon

Hauk, one of many fiercest Andarion warriors ever born, can also be one of many founding participants of Sentella, an company that has declared struggle at the terrifying League that principles the Ichidian universe.

Sumi Antaxasis is the simplest murderer the League has ever expert and failure isn't an choice. whilst she is assigned Hauk as her aim, Sumi is certain of her speedy and straightforward luck.

However, issues are by no means that straightforward and Hauk is much extra expert than the League idea. As Sumi hunts him down she discovers whatever which can not just damage Hauk yet all of Sentella.

But she has her personal enemies looking her down and without notice Sumi's in simple terms likelihood for survival is to put her belief within the guy she was once despatched to kill yet is he simply enjoying a online game which can ship Sumi to her grave?

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Long Lost (Kate Burkholder, Book 4.5) by Linda Castillo

By Linda Castillo

From Linda Castillo, the recent York occasions bestselling writer of SWORN TO SILENCE and long gone lacking, comes lengthy misplaced: a strong and relocating tale a couple of afflicted younger lady and a many years outdated secret set on the earth of the Amish.It’s autumn in Painters Mill, and leader of Police Kate Burkholder and John Tomasetti are taking a much-needed holiday at a small mattress and breakfast an hour open air of city. After last a tough case, they’re waiting for a few down time, yet their rest is reduce brief by means of rumors that the outdated apartment the place they’re staying is haunted by means of a woman who disappeared 20 years prior, leaving not anything at the back of yet a few bloody outfits by means of the river and rumors of a unstable courting. Swept up within the girl’s tale, and a necessity for justice, Kate and John commence taking a look into the mysterious disappearance of Angela Blaine. They realize long-buried secrets—and resolve a secret with an unforeseen end result.

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Secrets to the Grave (Deeper Than the Dead) by Tami Hoag

By Tami Hoag

#1 New York Times bestselling writer Tami Hoag returns along with her moment mystery within the Deeper than the Dead microseries, exploring the early days of forensic research, the features of innocence-and the character of evil.

Marissa Fordham had a earlier filled with secrets and techniques, a gift jam-packed with lies. each person knew of her, yet nobody knew her.

whilst Marissa is located brutally murdered, together with her younger daughter, Haley, resting her head on her mother's bloody breast, she sends the idyllic California city of Oak Knoll right into a tailspin. Already on side with the approaching trial of the See- No-Evil killer, citizens are surprised through studies of the crime scene, which would now not were stumbled on for days had it now not been for a chilling 911 name: a small child's voice announcing, "My daddy harm my mommy."

Sheriff's detective Tony Mendez faces a puzzle with not anything yet items that won't healthy. to help together with his witness, Haley, he calls teacher-turned-child suggest Anne Leone. Anne's existence is anxious enough-she's a newlywed and an element- time scholar in baby psychology, and she's the megastar witness within the See-No-Evil trial. yet one examine Haley, by myself and terrified, and Anne's center is stolen.

As Tony and Anne start to peel again the layers of Marissa Fordham's lifestyles, they discover a clue fragment the following, one other there. And simply whilst it kind of feels Marissa has taken her secrets and techniques to the grave, they discover a incontrovertible fact that places Anne and Haley at once within the points of interest of a killer: Marissa Fordham by no means existed.

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