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Blood Oath by Linda Fairstein. With more women feeling empowered to name their abusers, Alex is eager to return to the courtroom to do what she does best. But not even the greatest minds in the city can help her when unearthed secrets begin to collide in dangerous ways. Why you should be excited about it : Coop is back after a year off, which fits the story well since the last we saw her she was heading into a leave of absence.
This time around, Coop is ready to get back into her office, and her first case deals with a blast from the past. Apparently, a young woman who testified in huge federal case years back has now come forward as a victim of sexual assault, prompting rumors to swirl about a high-profile official, and Coop has to get to the bottom of it all. Fairstein is a really good writer and her series was missed in The Killer in Me by Olivia Kiernan. Release Date : April 2nd.
Ali Reynolds straddles the line between the past and the future in the fourteenth book in the New York Times bestselling series. But will revisiting the past jeopardize her future? Why you should be excited about it : Jance brings back Ali Reynolds for her 14th go-around in with another highly-anticipated thriller that forces Ali to deal with past skeletons that have freed themselves from her closet and come back to haunt her.
Confessions of an Innocent Man by David R. Release Date : April 9th. A thrillingly suspenseful debut novel, and a fierce howl of rage that questions the true meaning of justice. Rafael Zhettah relishes the simplicity and freedom of his life. He is the owner and head chef of a promising Houston restaurant.
A pilot with open access to the boundless Texas horizon. A bachelor, content with having few personal or material attachments that ground him. Then, lightning strikes. When he finds Tieresse—billionaire, philanthropist, sophisticated, bombshell—sitting at one of his tables, he also finds his soul mate and his life starts again. And just as fast, when she is brutally murdered in their home, when he is convicted of the crime, when he is sentenced to die, it is all ripped away. But for Rafael Zhettah, death row is not the end. It is only the beginning. Now, with his recaptured freedom, he will stop at nothing to deliver justice to those who stole everything from him.
This is a heart-stoppingly suspenseful, devastating, page-turning debut novel. A thriller with a relentless grip that wants you to read it in one sitting. David R. Dow has dedicated his life to the fight against capital punishment—to righting the horrific injustices of the death penalty regime in Texas. He delivers the perfect modern parable for exploring our complex, uneasy relationships with punishment and reparation in a terribly unjust world. If you like darker plotlines set in the south, add this one to your reading list.
The Tale Teller by Anne Hillerman. Legendary Navajo policeman Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn takes center stage in this riveting atmospheric mystery from New York Times bestselling author Anne Hillerman that combines crime, superstition, and tradition and brings the desert Southwest vividly alive. Joe Leaphorn may have retired from the Tribal Police, but he finds himself knee-deep in a perplexing case involving a priceless artifact—a reminder of a dark time in Navajo history.
His investigation takes a sinister turn when the leading suspect dies under mysterious circumstances and Leaphorn himself receives anonymous warnings to beware—witchcraft is afoot. While the veteran detective is busy working to untangle his strange case, his former colleague Jim Chee and Officer Bernie Manuelito are collecting evidence they hope will lead to a cunning criminal behind a rash of burglaries.
Their case takes a complicated turn when Bernie finds a body near a popular running trail. The situation grows more complicated when the death is ruled a homicide, and the Tribal cops are thrust into a turf battle because the murder involves the FBI. As Leaphorn, Chee, and Bernie draw closer to solving these crimes, their parallel investigations begin to merge. The Eighth Sister by Robert Dugoni. A pulse-pounding thriller of espionage, spy games, and treachery by the New York Times bestselling author of the Tracy Crosswhite Series.
Former CIA case officer Charles Jenkins is a man at a crossroads: in his early sixties, he has a family, a new baby on the way, and a security consulting business on the brink of bankruptcy. Then his former bureau chief shows up at his house with a risky new assignment: travel undercover to Moscow and locate a Russian agent believed to be killing members of a clandestine US spy cell known as the seven sisters.
Desperate for money, Jenkins agrees to the mission and heads to the Russian capital. But when he finds the mastermind agent behind the assassinations—the so-called eighth sister—she is not who or what he was led to believe. Then again, neither is anyone else in this deadly game of cat and mouse.
Pursued by a dogged Russian intelligence officer, Jenkins executes a daring escape across the Black Sea, only to find himself abandoned by the agency he serves. With his family and freedom at risk, Jenkins is in the fight of his life—against his own country. Someone Knows by Lisa Scottoline. Allie Garvey is heading home to the funeral of a childhood friend. Because going home means seeing the other two people with whom she shares an unbearable secret.
Twenty years earlier, a horrific incident shattered the lives of five teenagers, including Allie. Drinking and partying in the woods, they played a dangerous prank that went tragically wrong, turning deadly. The teenagers kept what happened a secret, believing that getting caught would be the worst thing that could happen. But time has taught Allie otherwise. Not getting caught was far worse. Allie has been haunted for two decades by what she and the others did, and by the fact that she never told a soul.
The dark secret has eaten away at her, distancing her from everyone she loves, including her husband. Now, Allie stands on the precipice of losing everything. She digs to unearth the truth, but reaches a shocking conclusion that she never saw coming—and neither will the reader. After Anna and Feared were both major hits in , and readers have every reason to be ecstatic for Someone Knows , one of the first must-read suspense thrillers coming out in Metropolis by Philip Kerr.
As Bernie Gunther sets out to make sense of multiple murders with different MOs in a city that knows no limits, he must face the fact that his own police HQ is not immune. Why you should be excited about it : Sadly, the legendary Philip Kerr passed away in , may he rest in peace. Without giving anything away, the last book did seem to set some things up for Metropolis , so fans of the series will want to get this one pre-ordered ASAP.
The Last by Hanna Jameson. I feel bad about how we left it. Love you. Now, two months later, there are twenty survivors holed up at the hotel, a place already tainted by its strange history of suicides and murders. Jon and the others try to maintain some semblance of civilization. As supplies dwindle and tensions rise, Jon becomes obsessed with investigating the death of the little girl as a way to cling to his own humanity.
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Yet the real question remains: can he afford to lose his mind in this hotel, or should he take his chances in the outside world? With plenty of twists throughout, Hanna Jameson will leave readers genuinely surprised by the time they turn the final page here. The Better Sister by Alafair Burke. Release Date : April 16th. Though Chloe was the younger of the two Taylor sisters, she always seemed to be in charge. She was the honor roll student with big dreams and an even bigger work ethic. Nicky was always restless. She floated from job to job and man to man, and stayed close to home in Cleveland.
For a while, it seemed like both sisters had found happiness. Chloe earned a scholarship to an Ivy League school and moved to New York City, where she landed a coveted publishing job. The Taylor sisters became virtual strangers. Could it be possible that Decker made a mistake all those years ago? As he starts digging into the old case, Decker finds a startling connection to a new crime that he may be able to prevent, if only he can put the pieces together quickly enough.
Why you should be excited about it : Baldacci is returning to his Amos Decker franchise once again in However, after consecutive Robie and Puller books that fell just short of expectations and two Decker ones that, frankly, exceeded them, Amos is now the lead dog—along with Atlee Pine, who starred in her first book in Delta-V by Daniel Suarez. Release Date : April 23rd. The bestselling author of Daemon returns with a near-future technological thriller, in which a charismatic billionaire recruits a team of adventurers to launch the first deep space mining operation—a mission that could alter the trajectory of human civilization.
Isolated and pushed beyond their breaking points, Tighe and his fellow twenty-first century adventurers—ex-soldiers, former astronauts, BASE jumpers, and mountain climbers—must rely on each other to survive not only the dangers of a multi-year expedition but the harsh realities of business in space. Why you should be excited about it : Daniel Suarez is one of the most entertaining sci-fi writers in the genre and his last book, Change Agent , received high marks from both readers and critics alike.
This year, Suarez hits on a timely plotline involving deep-space exploration, which could end up altering human civilization forever. The Pandora Room by Christopher Golden. Those who believe the myth want to know which jar has been found in the Pandora Room, the one containing blessings, or the one full of curses. Whatever the jar contains, they want it, no matter who they have to kill…or what will emerge when they open it. For Sophie, Walker, and the others, the Pandora Room may soon become their tomb.
What more do you need to know? Neon Prey by John Sandford. Lucas Davenport pursues a prolific serial killer who has gone undetected for years in the newest nail-biter by 1 NewYork Times -bestselling author John Sandford. It was a relatively minor criminal matter, all things considered, but enough that the U. Marshals obtained a warrant to enter the home. Now Davenport is on the trail of a serial murderer, one who was able to operate for years without notice or suspicion. The bestselling author answered with a brilliant shakeup in , when he moved Davenport over to the U. Collusion by Newt Gingrich.
Release Date : April 30th. Valerie Mayberry comes from the kind of wealthy family that would be royalty in any other country. A brusque, fiercely independent operative who refuses to play by the rules, the seasoned pro is now a gun for hire, working as a security contractor in Eastern Europe. When a high ranking Kremlin official with knowledge of a plan to attack the US must be smuggled out under the nose of a kleptocratic Putin-like Russian president and a ruthless general, Mayberry and Garret are thrown together to exfiltrate him and preempt a deadly poisonous strike.
As these unlikely partners work to protect their human asset, their mission is threatened by domestic politics: leftist protests, Congressional infighting, and a culture driven by hatred. Collusion raises many of the most significant issues facing America in real life today. Is Russia our ally, or our enemy? Are American leftist activists susceptible to influence from aboard? How far will our enemies go to disrupt our politics and weaken the nation?
Can we trust the media to differentiate between the good guys and the bad guys? Newt Gingrich and Pete Earley have entertained and educated readers with three previous novels of Washington scandal and foreign interference. From its explosive opening through several twists and turns to its heart-stopping end, Collusion is their most timely and powerful novel yet.
Why you should be excited about it : Gingrich, the former Speaker of the House, certainly has the political background to pull off such a daring and timely thriller, if he can execute the story. Like Lions by Brian Panowich. A powerful follow up to multiple award-winning debut Bull Mountain. Brian Panowich burst onto the crime fiction scene in , winning awards and accolades from readers and critics alike for his smoldering debut, Bull Mountain.
Now with Like Lions , he cements his place as one of the outstanding new voices in crime fiction. Yet after years of carefully toeing the line between his life in law enforcement and his family, he finally has to make a choice. When a rival organization makes a first foray into Burroughs territory, leaving a trail of bodies and a whiff of fear in its wake, Clayton is pulled back into the life he so desperately wants to leave behind. With his wife and child in danger, and the way of life in Bull Mountain under siege for everyone, Clayton will need to find a way to bury the bloody legacy of his past once and for all.
The moment Like Lions was announced, it instantly became one of the most anticipated crime thrillers of , as fans anxiously await the return of Clayton Burroughs. If you like C. Box, Craig Johnson, or J. The Kremlin Strike by Dale Brown. Release Date: May 7th. Brad and Patrick McLanahan and the formidable Iron Wolf Squadron—including the recently injured Nadia Roz, rested and back to fighting form thanks to a pair of state-of-the-art prosthetic legs—are ready and eager to join the battle.
But even with their combined forces, the Russian menace may prove too great for the Americans to overcome. Done with provocative skirmishes and playing for small stakes, the Russian president has set his sights on the ultimate prize: controlling the entire world. But is it already too late? If nothing else, the plot sounds timely with the recently announced Space Force, making Brown one of the first authors to release a book fitting that mold since President Trump made headlines for signing the new military branch into existence. Black Mountain by Laird Barron.
When a small-time criminal named Harold Lee turns up in the Ashokan reservoir—sans a heartbeat, head, or hands—the local Mafia capo hires Isaiah Coleridge to look into the matter. The Mob likes crime, but only the crime it controls…and as it turns out, Lee is the second independent contractor to meet a bad end on the business side of a serrated knife.
One such death can be overlooked. Two makes a man wonder. But as Coleridge turns over more stones, he finds himself dragged into something deeper and more insidious than he could have imagined, in a labyrinthine case spanning decades. At the center are an heiress moonlighting as a cabaret dancer, a powerful corporation with high-placed connections, and a serial killer who may have been honing his skills since the Vietnam War.
Why you should be excited about it : Laird Barron switched genres last year, and fans loved it. Robert B. Itinerant lawmen Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch pursue a vicious killer in the grittiest entry yet of the New York Times -bestselling series. No sooner are various campaigns under way when gold is discovered in the foothills just outside of town, sending Appaloosa buzzing with excitement. With the strike, a slew of new problems develop for Cole and Hitch.
Two shrewd mining factions and their hired gun hands square off over the claim. Why you should be excited about it : Originally, this book was set to come out in but was pushed back. Then came the announcement that Sunny Randall, another one of Robert B. So, Blood Feud came out instead, and Buckskin was delayed until If absence makes the heart grow fonder as they say, then plenty of readers will welcome the return of Virgil and Cole this year.
The Paris Diversion by Chris Pavone. Kate Moore is back in a pulse-pounding thriller to discover that a massive terror attack across Paris is not what it seems — and that it involves her family. Across the Seine, tech CEO Hunter Forsyth stands on his balcony, perplexed that his police escort just departed, and frustrated that his cell service has cut out; Hunter has important calls to make, not all of them technically legal.
He sets down his metal briefcase and removes his windbreaker. Everyone has big plans for the day. Dexter is going to make a small fortune, finally digging himself out of a deep financial hole, via an extremely risky investment. Why you should be excited about it : Keeping with his one book every two years pace, Pavone is finally set to follow up his thriller, The Expats , which introduced readers to American expat Kate Moore.
The Never Game by Jeffrey Deaver. Release Date: May 14th. From the bestselling and award-winning master of suspense, the first novel in a thrilling new series, introducing Colter Shaw. A young woman has gone missing in Silicon Valley and her father has hired Colter Shaw to find her. The son of a survivalist family, Shaw is an expert tracker. When another victim is kidnapped, the clues point to one video game with a troubled past— The Whispering Man.
In that game, the player has to survive after being abandoned in an inhospitable setting with five random objects. Is a madman bringing the game to life? If She Wakes by Michael Koryta. Tara Beckley is a senior at idyllic Hammel College in Maine. As she drives to deliver a visiting professor to a conference, a horrific car accident kills the professor and leaves Tara in a vegetative state.
At least, so her doctors think. Trapped in her body, she learns that someone powerful wants her dead—but why? And what can she do, lying in a hospital bed, to stop them?
A former stunt driver, Abby returned home after a disaster in Hollywood left an actor dead and her own reputation—and nerves—shattered. When she starts asking questions, things quickly spin out of control, leaving Abby on the run and a mysterious young hitman named Dax Blackwell hard on her heels. Do you really need anything else to run out and buy this one? Deception Cove by Owen Laukkanen. Release Date: May 21st.
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For fans of C. Box and Michael Koryta, a new thriller set in remote Washington State, where a widowed ex-Marine and a misanthropic ex-convict grudgingly team up to save the only thing they have in common—the rescue dog who changed both their lives. Widowed while deployed overseas, former US Marine Jess Winslow reenters civilian life with little more than a falling-down house, a medical discharge for PTSD, and a dog—specifically Lucy, a black and white pitbull mix trained to help Jess cope with the crippling memories of her time in Afghanistan.
A corrupt deputy sheriff comes looking for a mysterious package — and leaves with Lucy, threatening to have the dog destroyed unless Jess delivers the goods allegedly stolen by her husband before his untimely death. The next person to appear on her doorstep is a newly released ex-convict. Forced into an uneasy alliance in order to save Lucy, Jess and Mason must learn to trust each other. Why you should be excited about it : Over the past few years , Laukkanen has expanded his resume to include several new genres.
Louise Wykoff is arguably the most recognizable woman living in Minnesota, known for her presence in over one hundred paintings by the late and brilliant Randolph McInnis. Rushmore McKenzie, an occasional unlicensed private investigator, agrees to look into the theft. Hours away from St. Why you should be excited about it : Housewright is one of only a few writers to have two or more books on this list. While Holland Taylor returns in January, P. Mac McKenzie will be back in May to take on his 16th case. Of his two series currently still going strong, this one is my personal favorite—McKenzie is a more developed character than Taylor, and Housewright captures the Minnesota setting perfectly.
The next book in the explosive new thriller series by former special operations sniper and New York Times bestselling author of The Reaper. Remnants of a firefight are in the background: sniper rifle, rocket launchers, and ammunition. Harwood arrives in Thurman to investigate the suicide and, with the help of his whip-smart and attractive neighbor, traces evidence left by Samuelson to a transnational terrorist group. Meanwhile, the president wants retribution and will stop at nothing to get it.
He is soon hunting the kidnappers of American and European youth who use the ransoms to fund war on western civilization. This shadowy group has big plans—an assignation and terror campaign leading to the conquest of Europe. Why you should be excited about it : A few years back, Coonts left his longtime publisher and signed a deal with conservative-leaning Regnery. Coonts followed that up in with The Armageddon File , which featured a plot about possible Russian collusion in the U.
Note: This title was originally slated for release in but was pushed back to Release Date: May 28th. In A. Years before, sacred scrolls had been stolen from a high priestess, who cast a curse on the kingdom unless they were returned. The Vandal kingdom falls before the scrolls are ever found—leaving their location a mystery—and their discovery is the perfect challenge for Sam and Remi Fargo. However, before they can hunt for the scrolls, the Fargos must tend to problems within their charitable foundation. When they learn that a shipment of supplies intended for a school in Nigeria has been stolen, they travel into the heart of Africa to deliver new supplies themselves.
However, their mission becomes infinitely more complicated when they run afoul of a rival bands of robbers. One of these groups later take Remi and a group of students hostage, and there are signs that the kidnapping is related to missing scrolls. The Fargos will need all of their skills to uncover the hidden treasure and to protect everything they have worked for—and their lives. Why you should be excited about it : Clive Cussler works with a number of co-authors, but none are better than Robin Burcell, who has helped make the Fargo books required reading for thriller enthusiasts.
Dark Site by Patrick Lee. From the author of Runner , Sam Dryden comes under attack from unknown forces as an unremembered episode from his past threatens more than just his life. On an otherwise normal morning, former Special Forces operative Sam Dryden is the target of an unsuccessful attempted abduction. Dryden arrives just in time to save Danica from the assault team sent after her.
But neither of them recognize the other, or have any idea why they are being targeted. The only clue is a heavily redacted, official-looking document given to Danica by her stepfather before he was killed. The redacted document refers to witnesses to a secret military site in Ashland, Iowa in Both Dryden and Danica Ellis lived in Ashland in , when they were both twelve years old, though neither of them has any memory of the other.
Switching back and forth between the present day, when Dryden and Danica try to elude the forces that are after them, and the past in Ashland, Iowa, when both were twelve, making a discovery that forever changed their lives, this latest Sam Dryden novel proves yet again that Patrick Lee is one of the most original, compelling thriller writers today. Keep You Close by Karen Cleveland. But when the FBI starts investigating the kid she thought she knew, will she jeopardize her own career at the Bureau to keep her child safe? Stephanie Maddox makes tough decisions every day.
Has she been wrong about her near-perfect son? Is Zach embroiled in something criminal—something deadly? And, if so, what is her greater duty: To protect him? Or to betray him? After an intelligence failure at Op-Center results in a major terrorist attack, director Chase Williams radically transforms the agency into a ground-breaking new mobile strike force.
Suddenly, a horrible explosion rips across the flight deck, showering the body parts of innocent men, women, and children everywhere. The perpetrator is none other than Captain Ahmed Salehi, an Iranian mastermind whose last terrorism plot was foiled at the last minute by Op-Center.
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This time, seeking revenge, he slipped under their radar. Whatever it takes. Shark Beach by Chris Jameson. A dream getaway is about to turn into a living nightmare. But this vacation is turning out to be a lot different than planned. The Scullys never expected the rowdy college spring-breakers renting the house next door, or a hurricane that would sweep through the Gulf Coast, or the century-old shipwreck that washed up on the shore.
Why you should be excited about it : Could these be a better fit for Shark Week than this one? Rogue Strike by David Ricciardi. Release Date : June 4th. Jake Keller finds himself in a familiar position—on the run for his life and desperate to find the shadowy figures behind a global conspiracy. The plan is to interrupt the meeting with a few unexpected visitors—a pair of Hellfire missiles from an orbiting drone. But the drone stops responding to their signals and soon disappears over the horizon.
When next seen, the drone is attacking innocent pilgrims in Mecca. Jake and Curt are staggered. The U. Who better to blame than a couple of rogue CIA agents? Why you should be excited about it : Not since the early days of Tom Clancy has an author taken a young, inexperienced CIA analyst and dropped them into the field with such page-turning results. David Ricciardi, like Jack Carr, has star potential moving forward.
Warning Light was fantastic, but things are set up perfectly for book two to be even better. The Sentence is Death by Anthony Horowitz. Why this bottle? And why those words? And why was a three-digit number painted on the wall by the killer? But as Hawthorne takes on the case with characteristic relish, it becomes clear that he, too, has secrets to hide. As our reluctant narrator becomes ever more embroiled in the case, he realizes that these secrets must be exposed—even at the risk of death. Why you should be excited about it : Horowitz is one of the premier mystery writers on the planet, doing such heavy lifting as keeping iconic characters—like Sherlock Holmes and James Bond—alive and well without breaking a sweat.
Both he the fictional version of himself and Hawthorne are back for another hard-to-crack case in Release Date : June 11th. The final wish of a dying friend leads Jack Ryan, Jr. Jack Ryan, Jr. The first hint of trouble comes when an expat, former U. Army Ranger tries to warn Jack off.
Then a group of thugs break into his room, beat him, and tell him to leave. But just how much can one man do against an army?
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Old enemies and new reveal themselves everywhere, from the jungle to the halls of Congress. Only a ruthless hunter can take down these predators. Jack will need every skill he has to survive. Why you should be excited about it : In , Mike Maden breathed life back into the Jack Ryan Junior franchise with Tom Clancy Point of Contact, which, at the time, was the best book in the series. Then he topped himself with Tom Clancy Line of Sight. With her second husband, she has a successful business, two children, and a beautiful house. A friend without judgment, to celebrate with, commiserate with, Beth is the most trustworthy and loyal person that Alice knows.
So when Nathan starts disappearing for stretches of time, Alice turns to Beth. But soon, she begins to wonder whether her trust has been misplaced…. Why you should be excited about it : Sandie Jones left readers stunned after landing one of the best twists of the year in with her page-turning debut thriller, The Other Woman. A Dangerous Man by Robert Crais. Release Date : June 18th. He went to the bank same as anyone goes to the bank, and returned to his Jeep. So when Isabel Roland, the lonely young teller who helped him, steps out of the bank on her way to lunch, Joe is on hand when two men abduct her.
Joe chases them down, and the two men are arrested. But instead of putting the drama to rest, the arrests are only the beginning of the trouble for Joe and Izzy. After posting bail, the two abductors are murdered and Izzy disappears. Pike calls on his friend, Elvis Cole, to help learn the truth. What Elvis uncovers is a twisted family story that involves corporate whistleblowing, huge amounts of cash, the Witness Relocation Program, and a long line of lies.
But what of all that did Izzy know? Is she a perpetrator or a victim? And how far will Joe go to find out? False Horizon by Joseph Reid.
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I hope people will love it! The Perfect Plan by Bryan Reardon. Liam Brennan teeters on the edge. This sudden, vicious attack appears to be the beginning of an unthinkable spiral. But when it comes to the Brennan brothers, nothing is what it seems. With the threat of the truth surfacing, Liam and Drew are driven toward one final, desperate act.
Why you should be excited about it : The Real Michael Swann was one of the more surprising hit domestic thrillers of Packed with tons of suspense and nonstop twists and turns, Reardon showed readers what he can do. The better question is, can he top himself? Backlash by Brad Thor. Release Date : June 25th. Visit his website at BradThor. In fact, whereas most authors start to flame out eighteen books in their respective series, Thor has been better than ever his last few times out.
Total Mayhem by John Gilstrap. America is under fire.
One by one, simultaneous terror attacks have left the country reeling. Jonathan Grave and his team are called to go undercover and eliminate the traitors. No need to collect intel. No need for arrest. Wipe them out—and get out. The assaults are rehearsals for extreme disaster. A plot codenamed Retribution. One terrorist is willing to talk—for a price. Where the rules of engagement do not hold. The bombs have been set and Grave is the one being hunted. Gilstrap seems to zig when everyone else zags. Rules of Engagement by David Bruns and J. Olson deliver a captivating and utterly authentic portrayal of modern day combat that compares with the best of the timeless classics by Tom Clancy, Dale Brown, and Stephen Coonts.
A terrorist breach of the computer systems of the three most powerful navies is about to set them on a collision course for World War III. Rafiq Roshed is one of the most wanted men in the world. First penetrating the Chinese, he has their war machine launch a series of attacks on the U. Pacific forces. Don Riley, head of U. Cyber Command, discovers that not only have the Chinese lost control of their military, but the same virus has infected the American network.
His secret weapon in this war is a trio of supremely talented midshipmen from the U. Naval Academy, who uncover the infilitration, and are working to track down the elusive terrorist. But time is running out. China and Japan have lost control of their military and the U. The weapons are hot and the result is an ever-larger real-world conflict where casualties continue to mount.
Why you should be excited about it : I had the chance to read this novel last summer and absolutely loved it. Never Look Back by Alison Gaylin. Release Date : July 2nd. But is it? She knows her mother better than anyone—or so she believes. But all that changes after a brutal and shocking home invasion. How well do we really know our parents, our partners—and ourselves?
Almost Midnight by Paul Doiron. An uninvited potato plunks down on the couch in the Russett house. Russett does not see the humor in the situation and refuses to tidy it up. Everyone else in the family has fun with the potato as it handily morphs into a doll, a ball, a boulder--basically whatever anyone needs at the time. The illustrations are lively and the end is great. This Book of Mine by Sarah Stewart explores the pleasure of books. Whimsically illustrated by David Small, the books are chewed, treasured, grabbed when needed or otherwise loved. Most of all they are your friends.
Beach lovers will appreciate the final drawing of the pleasure of reading on the beach. Toby the French bulldog is always looking for a warm spot to flop on. One astonishing day another pup named Pinkie shows up to compete for the warm spots and he retreats to the cold basement in a huff.
That is when he discovers that permanent warmth is here to stay. Cleo de Nile is invited to attend a fancy gala celebrating the return of a magical comet and, of course, she brings along her best friends. But their trip isn't all fun and fright seeing because Nefera, Cleo's sister, uses the comet's powers for her own spooktacularly sneaky plans. Can the monsters unwrap the mystery of the comet in time to stop Nefera?
It was a moment to when bands came to LA to emulate The Beatles and Laurel Canyon emerged as a hotbed of creativity and collaboration for a new generation of musicians who would soon put an indelible stamp on the history of American popular music. Cali Godfather Gilberto Rodriguez designs an exit strategy that will allow cartel leaders to live happily ever after--but his plans are threatened when someone within his organization teams up with DEA agent Pena in this thrilling third season of this acclaimed series.
But success brings scrutiny and intrigue and there are few in the settlement who have nothing to hide. Unlikely alliances have been formed; some provide friendship, some offer love, and some lead to great peril. Relations with the Native Peoples offer hope of advancement for the settlers until greed for land and power corrupts those with influence in the colony. Devastating conflict ensues, the fallout of which will shape the New World for centuries to come. He dismisses procedure and refuses to kowtow to local power players.
But he's also without ego and a gifted investigator. When Manara arrives on a motorcycle to head up the police department, his offbeat methods endear him to colleagues and guild spirit de corps. He prefers to be called by his first name, doesn't see the need for a warrant and arrives at crime scenes via motorcycle rather than a police car. Luca must learn to work without his colleague Lara after she's sent to the police academy for intelligence training.
She's replaced by Inspector Marta Rivera who brings a secret past and hides some mystery that Manara can't get a handle on. In addition, Sardi and Toscani's newborn baby manages to complicate Manara's life as well as his two parents. It is murder, love, and suspense in Tuscany, in this lighthearted mystery series. As President Keane Elizabeth Marvel finds herself under threat from forces outside the government and within, Carrie embarks. Sidney Chambers James Norton is feeling adrift, a man without a cause--until American civil rights activist Violet Todd Simona Brown arrives and fires up his need for social justice.
But with a cause, this dangerous, Sidney might not be around forever. Idealistic and energetic, Will embraces the change sweeping the nation and wants to make the parish his own. He finds himself drawn into Inspector Geordie Keating's Robson Green world of murderous plots and crimes of passion that unearth his troubled past. And while Will embraces the future, Geordie is left entirely baffled by it. Navigating a world without Sidney, where does he fit in? When his home town's cornerstone business is threatened by bankruptcy, Aksel returns to save the place that one turned its back on him.
The past has not been forgotten. His arrival tears old wounds apart and new conflicts arise as the past meets the present. Shadowing a battle of guilt, revenge, and hope of reconciliation, the man who pleaded not guilty is still judged by society. Exploring the formative years of renowned author J. Tolkien Nicholas Hoult as he finds friendship, courage, and motivation among a group of fellow outcasts at school.
Their band strengthens as they mature, until the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the fellowship apart. Tolkien's early life experiences would later inspire him to write his famous Middle-earth novels. Downtown Cincinnati is suffering an unusual Arctic blast that has made its way to the Public Library doors. At odds with library officials over how to handle the extreme weather event, some homeless patrons turn the building into a shelter for the night by staging an "Occupy" sit in. What begins as an act of civil disobedience becomes a stand-off with police and a rush-to-judgment media constantly speculating about what's happening.
This David-versus-Goliath story tackles some of our nation's most challenging issues, homelessness, and mental illness and sets the drama inside one of the last bastions of democracy-in-action: your public library. Johnny Depp delivers a wickedly funny performance as Richard, a buttoned-down college lecturer who, after learning he has six months to live, transforms into a rebellious party animal.
To the shock of his wife Rosemarie DeWitt and school chancellor Ron Livingston --and the delight of his students--Richard leads a hilarious crusade against authority and hypocrisy in this dark comedy costarring Zoey Deutch. With nowhere else to go, she flees back to her family and the farmhouse she abandoned long ago. There, while being pursued by the local sheriff David Strathairn , she begins to mend the broken relationships with her mother Lorraine Toussaint and daughter Saniya Sidney and unearths the depths of the power within her.
She is The Weeping Woman and those who hear her death call in the night are doomed. She creeps in the shadows and preys on the children, desperate to replace her own. In s Los Angeles, La Llorona is stalking the night--and the children. Ignoring the eerie warning of a troubled mother suspected of child endangerment, a social worker and her small kids are soon drawn into a frightening supernatural realm.
Their only hope to survive La Llorona's deadly wrath may be a disillusioned priest and the mysticism he practices to keep evil at bay, on the fringes where fear and faith collide. Henson, Hidden Figures , an outspoken civil rights activist, and C. Ellis Academy Award winner Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri , a local Ku Klux Klan leader who reluctantly co-chaired a community summit, battling over the desegregation of schools in Durham, North Carolina during the racially-charged summer of The incredible events that unfolded would change Durham and the lives of Atwater and Ellis forever.
Critics claim, "Taraji P. Based on the best-selling memoirs from David and Nic Sheff. The year is and Shakespeare is the greatest writer of the age. When his beloved Globe Theater is burned to the ground, he decides to return to his hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon. There, he faces his neglected family. Still haunted by the death of his only son, Hamnet, he struggles to mend broken relationships with his wife, Anne Judi Dench and daughters.
In doing so, he is forced to examine his failings as an absent husband and father. In the search for peace, he must also finally confront the dark heart of his family's secrets and lies. Armed with grand ambitions for her future, her guarded world opens up when she meets the dark and mysterious Hardin Scott Hero Fiennes Tiffin , a magnetic, brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself and what she wants out of life. With peaches and blueberries, blackberries and plums in piles wherever you look, it is wonderful to have some imaginative options for using this bounty.
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The daunting amount of material he worked through to write these acknowledged masterpieces is astounding. Surgeries after a serious motorcycle accident catapulted the author into the nightmare cycle of pain treatment with opioids and subsequent, torturous withdrawal.
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He finds himself working with the newly powerful Saudi prince who will probably be the next king. A ripped from the headlines plot keeps the pages turning as Gabriel tries to singlehandedly right the wrongs of the Middle East. It is told from the multiple perspectives of richly drawn characters. It is widely considered to be the first detective novel. Ryan Stradal is the heartwarming story of Helen and Edith, sisters raised on a farm in MN and currently living very different adult lives. The characters are very relatable, with hopes, dreams, and setbacks ending with a resolution that feels authentic.
These are people you want to spend time with, root for, and yes, have a beer with! The novel is well-written entertainment focusing on three siblings. It paints a picture of the settlement of the area and the development of the Pacific Northwest. Car chases and skullduggery galore all start with a foiled kidnapping. Or was it? Bodies start piling up and the questions keep on coming. A family history that bites the next generation, corporate hijinks, truly nasty bad guys, a rollicking southern CA vibe all come together in short chapters that are like eating candy.
Pike is his laconic and deadly self--an irresistible combination. Perfect for the hammock! There is a staggeringly huge cast of characters and interlaced stories to keep track of. Brodie is trying to figure out the dark undercurrent in his seemingly picturesque and peaceful village. The routine life of a PI chasing down unfaithful spouses quickly morphs into a sinister case that requires all his talent to unravel.
A crime from the past that landed his close friend in jail circles back with the arrival of a new warden. The attention to detail in the description of the settings creates a very strong sense of place, ME is not just the beautiful coastline most tourists see. Rating details. Sort order. Aug 23, Lana Luke rated it really liked it.
Maybe it was because I found out that the author is a long lost cousin, maybe it is because we share a similar writing style or it could be that I just needed a diversion. Whatever the reason I loved this book. I sat down and read it in one sitting. It was a quick read--I finished it in 4 hours.
It isn't easy to find--I ended up buying it on Amazon. I will definitely be seeing what else she has out there. Maybe someday I will even meet her. Apr 02, Meg rated it really liked it. While doing her job as a nanny, Charlie demonstrates many skills which help save her, her charge, and her Secret Agent Man from dire situations.
A light-hearted yet, at times, nail-biting "thriller", this novel will have you laughing and then wondering how Charlie is going to survive the next challenge. I received this book as part of the Goodreads Giveaway program. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
About J. Multi Award-winning author J. Tynan resides in the Pacific Northwest and has 8 published novels to her credit, along with several short stories and a screenplay in the works.