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Thriller / suspense

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The Woman with Wings

The Woman with Wings

Author: James MacManus Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2019

The Accomplice

The Accomplice

Author: Joseph Kanon Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2019

A heart-pounding and intelligent espionage novel about a Nazi war criminal who was supposed to be dead, the rogue CIA agent on his trail, and the beautiful woman connected to them both. Seventeen years after the fall of the Third Reich, Max Weill has never forgotten the atrocities he saw as a prisoner at Auschwitz-nor the face of Dr Otto Schramm, a camp doctor who worked with Mengele on appalling experiments and who sent Max's family to the gas chambers. As the war came to a close, Schramm was one of the many high-ranking former-Nazi officers who managed to escape Germany for new lives in South America. There, leaders like Argentina's Juan Peron gave them safe harbour and new identities. With his life nearing its end, Max asks his nephew Aaron Wiley-an American CIA desk analyst-to complete the task Max never could: to track down Otto in Argentina, capture him and bring him back to Germany to stand trial. Unable to distinguish allies from enemies, Aaron will ultimately have to discover not only Otto, but the boundaries of his own personal morality, how far he is prepared to go to render justice. `Joseph Kanon owns this corner of the literary landscape and it's a joy to see him reassert his title with such emphatic authority' Lee Child 'Sensational! No one writes period fiction with the same style and suspense - not to mention substance - as Joseph Kanon' Scott Turow `Kanon is fast approaching the complexity and relevance not just of le Carre and Greene but even of Orwell' New York Times `Clever, devious and morally complex' Sunday Times `The perfect combination of intrigue and accurate history brought to life' Alan Furst `Joseph Kanon continues to demonstrate that he is up there with the very best...of spy thriller writers...Kanon writes beautifully, superbly...he is the master of the shadows of the era' The Times `The critical stock of Joseph Kanon is high, and Defectors will add further lustre to his reputation...There are pleasing echoes here of the entertainments of Graham Greene' Guardian

Someone Knows

Someone Knows

Author: Lisa Scottoline Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2019

'Lisa Scottoline is one of the very best writers at work today' Michael Connelly 'Heart-pounding' Lisa Gardner Twenty years ago four teenagers spent a blissful summer as the closest of friends. But when a new boy looked to join them, they convinced him to play a dangerous initiation game with deadly stakes. What happened next would change each of them forever. Now, after leading separate lives, three of the four friends reunite for the first time since that summer and unbearable memories come flooding back. Someone knows what happened - but who? And just how far will they go to keep their shocking secrets buried?

Stolen When you have nothing, you've nothing to lose...

Stolen When you have nothing, you've nothing to lose...

Author: Roberta Kray Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2019

'A cracking good read' Jessie Keane 'Well into Martina Cole territory' Independent 'Great writing, gripping story, loved it' Mandasue Heller __________________ Lolly Bruce spent several years in the lap of luxury, but now she's back in a world she knows: London's East End. Her guardian Mal Fury is doing time, so Lolly is working on the wrong side of the law to get by. She'll need to use all her street smarts to keep her safe in Kellston. Then one day the Old Bill turn up on her doorstep. Mal is on the run, but why when he has only months left to serve? Lolly is convinced the only thing Mal would escape for is news about the daughter he lost nineteen years ago. She's the only thing he has left to lose. Private Investigator Nick Trent knows better than to get involved with the Furys, but his better judgement doesn't count for much when it comes to Lolly. Before he knows it he's agreed to help her track down Mal, and take on whatever the East End underworld throws at them... STOLEN is the sequel to Roberta's thirteenth novel SURVIVOR, but can also be read as a standalone.

The Accomplice

The Accomplice

Author: Joseph Kanon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2019

A heart-pounding and intelligent espionage novel about a Nazi war criminal who was supposed to be dead, the rogue CIA agent on his trail, and the beautiful woman connected to them both. Seventeen years after the fall of the Third Reich, Max Weill has never forgotten the atrocities he saw as a prisoner at Auschwitz-nor the face of Dr Otto Schramm, a camp doctor who worked with Mengele on appalling experiments and who sent Max's family to the gas chambers. As the war came to a close, Schramm was one of the many high-ranking former-Nazi officers who managed to escape Germany for new lives in South America. There, leaders like Argentina's Juan Peron gave them safe harbour and new identities. With his life nearing its end, Max asks his nephew Aaron Wiley-an American CIA desk analyst-to complete the task Max never could: to track down Otto in Argentina, capture him and bring him back to Germany to stand trial. Unable to deny Max, Aaron travels to Buenos Aires and discovers a city where Nazis thrive in plain sight, mingling with Argentine high society. He ingratiates himself with Otto's alluring but wounded daughter, whom he is convinced is hiding her father. Enlisting the help of a German newspaper reporter, an Israeli agent and the obliging CIA station chief in Buenos Aires, Aaron hunts for Otto-a complicated monster, unexpectedly human but still capable of murder if cornered. Unable to distinguish allies from enemies, Aaron will ultimately have to discover not only Otto, but the boundaries of his own personal morality, how far he is prepared to go to render justice. `Joseph Kanon owns this corner of the literary landscape and it's a joy to see him reassert his title with such emphatic authority' Lee Child 'Sensational! No one writes period fiction with the same style and suspense - not to mention substance - as Joseph Kanon' Scott Turow `Kanon is fast approaching the complexity and relevance not just of le Carre and Greene but even of Orwell' New York Times `Clever, devious and morally complex' Sunday Times `The perfect combination of intrigue and accurate history brought to life' Alan Furst `Joseph Kanon continues to demonstrate that he is up there with the very best...of spy thriller writers...Kanon writes beautifully, superbly...he is the master of the shadows of the era' The Times `The critical stock of Joseph Kanon is high, and Defectors will add further lustre to his reputation...There are pleasing echoes here of the entertainments of Graham Greene' Guardian

Untouchable

Untouchable

Author: Jayne Ann Krentz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2019

Jack Lancaster spends his nights dreaming of fire. After nearly burning to death in his childhood home, he resolved to hunt down the man responsible - an evil cult leader known as Quinton Zane. Twenty years later, Jack is moving into a cottage in Eclipse Bay on the Oregon coast. Now a renowned FBI consultant, his preternatural ability to get inside the killer's head has won him a reputation in certain circles. But the more cases he solves, the deeper he falls into an overwhelming mental darkness. The only person who can bring him back is Winter Meadows, a hypnotist who's helping Jack decode his mysterious dreams. But Jack's not the only one with nightmares in his past, and when Winter falls into danger at the hands of an old enemy, they are brought together as more than just therapist and client. Meanwhile, the one man who might sabotage all their hopes is nearer than they think - and more powerful than ever. A feverish, suspenseful read with a smouldering secret at its heart, perfect for fans of Nora Roberts and Melinda Leigh. Here's what other readers had to say about Untouchable 'A couple to root for, a tiny hint of the supernatural, a page-burning plot . . . a sexy, heart-warming romance' Kirkus Reviews 'For the sake of full disclosure, I haven't read the first two books in the series. But let me assure you, I didn't feel left in the dark while reading Untouchable - and neither will you. It's a complicated, suspenseful novel that also delivers a riveting romance' NPR 'A satisfying, fast-paced end to Krentz's arsonist series' People 'A delightful blend of dry wit, crackling chemistry, and edgy suspense' Book Wyrm 'A wonderfully written story that keeps us engrossed from start to finish' The Reading Cafe 'An easy-read and engaging romantic suspense' Delighted Reader 'Wow what an absolutely perfect way to end this series . . . An engrossing page-turner that flows smoothly' Fresh Fiction Join these readers in discovering the dark, romantic thrill of Untouchable

Current

Current

Author: Tim Johnston Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2019

Tim Johnston, whose breakout debut Descent was called astonishing, dazzling, and unforgettable by critics, returns with The Current, a tour de force about the indelible impact of a crime on the lives of innocent people. In the dead of winter, outside a small Minnesota town, state troopers pull two young women and their car from the icy Black Root River. One is found downriver, drowned, while the other is found at the scene--half frozen but alive. What happened was no accident, and news of the crime awakens the community's memories of another young woman who lost her life in the same river ten years earlier, and whose killer may still live among them. Determined to find answers, the surviving young woman soon realizes that she's connected to the earlier unsolved case by more than just a river, and the deeper she plunges into her own investigation, the closer she comes to dangerous truths, and to the violence that simmers just below the surface of her hometown. Grief, suspicion, the innocent and the guilty--all stir to life in this cold northern town where a young woman can come home, but still not be safe. Brilliantly plotted and unrelentingly propulsive, The Current is a beautifully realized story about the fragility of life, the power of the past, and the need, always, to fight back.

The Hunting Party Get Ready for the Most Gripping New Crime Thriller of 2019

The Hunting Party Get Ready for the Most Gripping New Crime Thriller of 2019

Author: Lucy Foley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

*The Sunday Times Top 5 bestseller* EVERYONE'S INVITED. EVERYONE'S A SUSPECT. In a remote hunting lodge, deep in the Scottish wilderness, old friends gather. The beautiful one The golden couple The volatile one The new parents The quiet one The city boy The outsider The victim. Not an accident - a murder among friends.

The Apollo Deception

The Apollo Deception

Author: Mitch Silver Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/10/2019

Dreams of Fear

Dreams of Fear

Author: Hilary Bonner Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/10/2019

In the Cut

In the Cut

Author: Susanna Moore Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

Living alone in New York, Frannie teaches creative writing to a motley bunch of students, and secretly compiles a dictionary of street slang: virginia, n., vagina; snapper, n., vagina; brasole, n., vagina. One evening at a bar, she stumbles upon a man, his face in shadow, a tattoon on his wrist, a woman kneeling between his legs. A week later a detective shows up at her door. The woman's body has been discovered in the park across the street. Soon Frannie is propelled into a sexual liaison that tests the limits of her safety and desires, as she begins a terrifying descent into the dark places that reside deep within her.

Safe House

Safe House

Author: Jo Jakeman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

The gripping and deliciously twisty new psychological thriller from the author of the highly acclaimed debut STICKS AND STONES. Charlie just wants to be forgotten but everyone else wants to know her story . . . The morning after a terrible storm, a woman turns up in a remote Cornish village. She has bought the crumbling cottage that has lain empty for over a decade, and she's going to make it her home. She calls herself Charlie, but it's a name she's only had for a few days. She keeps herself to herself, reluctant to integrate with the locals. Because Charlie has a secret. Charlie served two years for providing a false alibi for a murderer. But Lee Fisher wasn't a murderer to her; he was the man she loved. Convinced of his innocence, Charlie said she was with him the night a young woman was killed. This sacrifice cost her everything. And now she has a chance to start again. But someone is watching her, waiting for her, wondering if she's really paid the price for what she did. 'Revenge is a dish served with lashings of relish in this vivid, blackly comic suspense novel, as three women fight back against an abusive partner' Louise Candlish on Sticks and Stones 'A wickedly sharp, psychologically intense debut which announces Jo Jakeman as the future queen of grip lit' Eva Dolan on Sticks and Stones 'Full of suspense and twists' C. J. Tudor on Sticks and Stones