By Penny Hancock
One winter's afternoon, voice trainer Sonia opens the door of her attractive riverside domestic to fifteen-year-old Jez, the nephew of a family members pal. He's come to borrow a few song. Sonia invitations him in and shortly makes a decision that she isn't going to enable him depart. As Sonia's wish to continue Jez hidden and guarded from the skin global turns into the entire extra overpowering, she is haunted via stories of an severe teenage courting, which progressively show a terrifying fact. The River residence, Sonia's domestic given that formative years, holds secrets and techniques inside of its partitions. and out of doors, at the beaches of the Thames, new ones are coming in at the tide...
About the Author
After numerous years in London, Penny Hancock now lives in Cambridge together with her husband and 3 kids. She is a part-time basic university instructor at a speech and language university and has travelled largely as a language instructor. this can be her first novel.
By J. D. Robb
It used to be simply one other after-work satisfied hour at a bar downtown—until the insanity descended. And after twelve mins of chaos and violence, greater than 80 humans lay lifeless.
Lieutenant Eve Dallas is attempting to tackle the inexplicable occasions. Surviving witnesses discuss seeing things—monsters and swarms of bees. They describe unexpected, overwhelming emotions of worry and rage and paranoia. while forensics makes its document, the mass delusions make extra feel: it seems that the bar buyers have been uncovered to a cocktail of chemical substances and unlawful medicines which may force somebody into transitority insanity—if no longer kill them outright.
But that doesn’t clarify who may unharness such horror—or why. Eve’s husband, Roarke, occurs to possess the bar, yet he’s confident the assault wasn’t directed at him. It’s higher than that. And if Eve can’t determine it out quick, it might probably occur back, each time, anyplace. simply because it’s airborne…
By V.C. Andrews
Of all of the parents within the mountain shacks, the Casteels have been the bottom -- the scum of the hills. Heaven Leigh Casteel used to be the prettiest, smartest lady within the backwoods, regardless of her ragged outfits and soiled face...despite a father meaner than ten vipers...despite her weary stepmother, who labored her like a mule. For her brother Tom and the young ones, Heaven clung to her delight and her hopes. sometime they might escape and convey the realm that they have been first rate, advantageous and proficient -- necessary of affection and admire. Then Heaven's stepmother ran off, and her depraved, grasping father had a scheme -- a vicious scheme that threatened to damage the valuable dream of Heaven and the youngsters without end!
By Daniel Easterman
By means of an identical writer as "The 7th Sanctuary", this mystery finds a global plot by means of an severe right-wing Christian staff, whose origins return to the Crucifixion of Christ, to re-establish the traditional order. Assassinating the pope is barely their first step.
By Daphne du Maurier
On a sour November night, younger Mary Yellan trips around the rainswept moors to Jamaica resort in honor of her mother's loss of life request. whilst she arrives, the caution of the coachman starts off to echo in her reminiscence, for her aunt persistence cowers sooner than hulking Uncle Joss Merlyn. scared of the inn's brooding strength, Mary progressively reveals herself ensnared at nighttime schemes being enacted at the back of its crumbling walls—and tempted to like a guy she dares no longer belief.
By Nora Roberts
The extreme new novel via the number one ny Times–bestselling writer of The Collector.
Shelby Foxworth misplaced her husband. Then she misplaced her illusions ...
The guy who took her from Tennessee to an unique Philadelphia suburb left her in crippling debt. He was once an adulterer and a liar, and while Shelby tracks down his safe-deposit field, she unearths a number of IDs. the fellow she enjoyed wasn't simply lifeless. He by no means particularly existed.
Shelby takes her three-year-old daughter and heads south to hunt convenience in her place of birth, the place she meets somebody new: Griff Lott, a winning contractor. yet her husband had secrets and techniques she has but to find. Even during this small city, surrounded through household, chance is nearer than she knows—and threatens Griff, besides. And an tried homicide is barely the start ...
By Jim Thompson
Orphaned via a sad twist of fate at 16, Tommy Burwell's been scraping out a meager life operating dead-end jobs for years. while he and fellow nomad 4 Trey Whitey get jobs operating with dynamite, making manner for a brand new pipeline around the abandoned plains of some distance West Texas, catastrophe ensues. In an issue of days, Tommy is brutally crushed and witness to an act of cold-blooded homicide the legislations can't be troubled to investigate.When Carol, a knockout good looks, indicates up seeking to stick to the caravan of employees, Tommy falls for her presently. There aren't any jobs for ladies at the pipeline, yet Carol is aware a couple of issues she may do for the employees to maintain afloat--an association that Tommy can't endure for lengthy. As Tommy's approximately to determine, while you're South of Heaven, you're faraway from grace--and occasionally the single manner out is down.
By A. D. Miller
SHORTLISTED for the 2011 guy Booker Prize for Fiction
An severe mental drama that echoes subtle entertainments like Gorky Park and The gifted Mr. Ripley.
Nick Platt is a British legal professional operating in Moscow within the early 2000s--a position the place the cascade of oil funds, the tightening grip of the govt, the jostling of the oligarchs, and the loosening of Soviet social mores have resulted in a tradition the place corruption, decadence, violence, and betrayal outline lifestyle. Nick doesn't ask too many questions on the shady offers he works on--he's too busy having fun with the unique, surreally sinful nightlife Moscow has to offer.
One day within the subway, he rescues willowy sisters, Masha and Katya, from a would-be handbag snatcher. quickly Nick, the seductive Masha, and long-limbed Katya are cruising the seamy glamour spots of the town. Nick starts off to suppose whatever for Masha that he's happy to imagine is love. Then the sisters ask Nick to aid their elderly aunt, Tatiana, discover a new apartment.
Of path, not anything is because it seems--including this extraordinary debut novel. The twists within the tale take it some distance past its noirish frame--the sordid and shiny portrayal of Moscow serves as a backdrop for a ebook that examines the impossible to resist attract of sin, that includes characters whose hearts are as chilly because the Russian iciness.
By Carla Cassidy
Seth Greene: a made up our minds operative - and estranged husband and father nonetheless greatly in love along with his ex. Their marriage: passionate - and short. Scott needed to stroll away to maintain his relatives secure. Now that his newest venture had him sharing a roof with wonderful Meghan back, Seth knew his maximum problem lay forward: to persuade her that their love was once intended to be.
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