By Dean Koontz
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
If you don’t take this notice to the police . . . i'll kill a stunning blond schoolteacher. . . . if you happen to do . . . i'm going to as an alternative kill an aged lady lively in charity paintings. you have got six hours to choose. the alternative is yours.
The typewritten observe below his windshield appears like only a ailing comic story. yet in lower than twenty-four hours, Billy Wiles, a regular, hardworking man, is ready to determine his lifestyles tackle the rate of a nightmare. simply because a tender blond schoolteacher is murdered—and now Billy has one other notice. And one other time limit. This time he understands it’s no funny story. He’s racing a killer speedier than evil itself. And Billy needs to settle for his terrifying problem: The selection is yours.
Think speedy. worry by no means slows down. . . .
By William D. Carl
Underneath the dim mild of an entire moon, the inhabitants of Cincinnati mutates into large, snarling monsters that eat every body they see, appearing upon their such a lot base and bestial wants. Planes fall from the sky. Highways are clogged with deserted automobiles, and constructions explode and topple. the town burns. merely 4 individuals are proof against the metamorphosis-a smooth-talking thief who continues the code of the previous West, an African-American financial institution teller who has struggled her complete lifestyles to emerge unscathed from the ghetto, a prosperous middle-aged housewife who reveals every little thing she as soon as believed to be a lie, and a teen-aged runaway turning tips for nutrients. someway, those survivors needs to realize what brought on this apocalypse and forestall it from spreading. of their means isn't just a urban of beasts at evening, yet, within the sunlight hours, an analogous monsters again to human shape, many pushed insane by way of atrocities devoted opposed to acquaintances and households in the course of. Now one other evening is quick forthcoming. And once more the moon might be complete.
By Paul Dowswell
Set in the course of the ultimate 24 hours prior to the armistice at eleven a.m. on eleventh November 1918, the tale follows a German typhoon trooper, an American airman and a British Tommy. Their destinies converge through the dying throes of the 1st ever clash to unfold around the globe. struggle turns into really own as nationality and geography stop to topic to every of those little ones at the Western entrance, and friendship turns into the defining element in their come upon. yet who will dwell and who will die prior to the tip of the day?
By Laura Kasischke
Laura Kasischke, the seriously acclaimed and nationally bestselling poet and writer of The Raising, returns Mind of Winter, a depressing and chilling mystery that mixes household drama with parts of mental suspense and horror—an addictive story of denial and guilt that's half Joyce Carol Oates and half Chris Bohjalian.
On a snowy Christmas morning, Holly pass judgement on awakens with the fragments of a nightmare floating at the fringe of her realization. Something them from Russia. Thirteen years in the past, she and her husband Eric followed child Tatty, their beautiful, black-haired Rapunzel, from the Pokrovka Orphanage #2. Now, at fifteen, Tatiana is extra appealing than ever—and disturbingly erratic.
As a snow fall rages outdoors, Holly and Tatiana are on my own. With every one passing hour, Tatiana’s temper darkens, and her habit turns into more and more scary . . . until eventually Holly reveals she not acknowledges her daughter.
By Steven James
Within the Bowers records novels, FBI specific Agent Patrick Bowers has stopped one of the most vicious serial killers ever imagined. Now, within the 5th interesting installment, writer Steven James takes readers again to Bowers’s terrifying starting.
Milwaukee, 1997. In a urban reeling from the crimes of Jeffrey Dahmer, a chain of ugly kidnappings and mutilations draw professionals right into a case like not anything they’ve ever obvious. law enforcement officials imagine a Dahmer copycat is at the unfastened.
But Patrick Bowers, operating as a murder detective, suspects this is often greater than an ode to the notorious cannibal. while he discovers that the stunning acts reference one of the most infamous and macabre killers in our nation’s historical past, the research spirals right into a nightmare of manipulation, brutality, and terror.
Wielding groundbreaking investigative strategies, Bowers needs to now face off with a killer who will cease at not anything to get his message out to the area. Chilling, gritty, and full of twists and turns, beginning strikes is Steven James’s so much heart-pounding novel but.
By Stuart Woods
Cop-turned-lawyer-and-investigator Stone Barrington ventures out to the west coast-and out on a limb-in this "stylish whodunit" (Detroit News) full of romance and homicide from the bestselling writer of The Run and Worst Fears Realized.
Stone's journey to Venice-with a fiery Mafia princess-is lower brief by means of a frantic cellphone name from part a global away. a star homicide has l. a. in an uproar and has a former flame pining for Stone's help-in extra methods than one...
By Alistair MacLean
Reissue of the vintage story of experience and loss of life on a mysterious Arctic island, from the acclaimed grasp of motion and suspense.
A switched over fishing trawler, Morning Rose contains a movie-making staff around the Barents Sea to remoted endure Island, good above the Arctic Circle, for a few on-location filming, however the script is a mystery identified in simple terms to the manufacturer and screenwriter.
En path, contributors of the motion picture workforce and ship's corporation start to die lower than mysterious conditions. The crew's medical professional, Marlowe, unearths himself enmeshed in a violent, multi-layered plot during which only a few of the folks aboard are whom they declare to be.
Marlowe's efforts to resolve the plot develop into much more advanced as soon as the motion picture staff is deposited ashore on endure Island, past the achieve of the legislation or outdoors aid. The murders proceed ashore, and Marlowe, who's now not what he looks both, discovers they're regarding a few forgotten occasions of the second one global War.
There’s no police education improved than a cop’s intuition. religion Mitchell’s mom isn’t answering her mobile. Her entrance door is open. There’s a bloodstain above the knob. Her baby daughter is hidden in a shed in the back of the home. All that the Georgia Bureau of Investigations taught religion Mitchell is going out the window whilst she fees into her mother’s apartment, gun drawn. She sees a guy lifeless within the laundry room. She sees a hostage scenario within the bed room. What she doesn’t see is her mom. . . .
“You recognize what we’re right here for. Hand it over, and we’ll allow her go.”
When the hostage state of affairs turns lethal, religion is left with too many questions, now not adequate solutions. to discover her mom, she’ll want assistance from her accomplice, Will Trent, and they’ll either want the aid of trauma medical professional Sara Linton. yet religion isn’t only a cop anymore—she’s a witness. She’s additionally a suspect.
The skinny blue line hides police corruption, bribery, even homicide. religion must cross up opposed to the folk she respects the main with the intention to locate her mom and produce the reality to light—or bury it forever.
Karin Slaughter’s so much exhilarating novel but is an exciting trip during the center and soul, the place the non-public and the legal collide, and conflicted loyalties threaten to break reputations and damage lives. it's the paintings of a grasp of the mystery on the best of her video game, and a whirlwind of unrelenting suspense.
By Dick Francis
New York Times bestselling grand grasp of crime fiction
Jockey Freddie Croft discovers a high-stakes conspiracy that exposes the seedy underside of horse-racing-and faces deadlier odds of survival than in any steeplechase run.