The First Wife: A Novel

By Erica Spindler

A FAIRY-TALE BEGINNING.
All her lifestyles, Bailey Browne dreamed of a storybook rescue: a knight in shining armor swooping in to carry her and her mom to a greater existence. Then, unexpectedly, there he's: good-looking, impressive Logan Abbott. regardless of their ten-year distinction age, Bailey’s working-class upbringing and his of privilege, they fall deeply in love. Marriage fast follows.

A earlier THAT WON’T remain BURIED.
but if Logan brings her domestic to his family’s stately horse farm in Louisiana, Bailey’s desires of happily-ever-after start to resolve. a sad family members background she knew not anything approximately surfaces, plus there are whisperings in regards to the disappearance of Logan’s first wife…and rumors approximately different ladies from the realm who've long gone lacking. while one more lady mysteriously vanishes, all symptoms aspect to Logan’s involvement. Bailey desires to forget about the gossip yet even she can’t forget about the mounting proof opposed to her husband. eventually, it’s as much as Bailey to make a determined selection: think what all people says―or guess her existence at the guy she loves…but who she nonetheless doesn’t particularly know.

From the writer of Justice for Sara, Erica Spindler's The First Wife is an exhilarating new novel that would have you ever gasping on each page.

“[A] heated romantic thriller...strong personalities make for a few splendidly annoying revelations.”―Publishers Weekly

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Leave No Stone Unturned (A Lexie Starr Mystery, Book 1)

By Jeanne Glidewell

Lexie Starr, a widowed library assistant, accidently discovers her new son-in-law, Clay Pitt, might be to blame of murdering his first wife.

Then Lexie's daughter, Wendy, is abducted.

Vowing to convey Wendy domestic and resolve the reality approximately Clay, Lexie comes face-to-face with Clay’s psychotic mom, a foul-mouthed parrot, a bad-tempered detective, a feisty outdated B&B owner, and a possible suitor.

REVIEWS:

"...rapidly paced, tongue-in-cheek humor presents plenty

of laugh-out-loud moments." ~Booklist

"Begins with a bang and ends on simply the best note." ~Library magazine Review

THE LEXIE STARR MYSTERIES, in sequence order

Leave No Stone Unturned

The Extinguished visitor

Haunted

With This Ring

Just Ducky

The Spirit of the Season - a vacation novella

Cozy Camping

THE RIPPLE impact MYSTERIES

A Rip Roaring reliable Time

Rip Tide

OTHER TITLES through Jeanne Glidewell

Soul Survivor (A Novel of Suspense)

ABOUT JEANNE GLIDEWELL:

A pancreas/kidney transplant recipient, Jeanne lives in Kansas, along with her husband and overweight cat. whilst Jeanne is not writing, she's selling organ donation and stalking flora and fauna along with her digicam.

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Lightless (The Lightless Trilogy)

By C.A. Higgins

NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE yr BY BUZZFEED AND KIRKUS REVIEWS • With deeply relocating human drama, nail-biting suspense—and daring hypothesis expert by way of a level in physics—C. A. Higgins spins a riveting technological know-how fiction debut bound to catapult readers past their expectations.
 
Serving aboard the Ananke, an experimental army spacecraft introduced by means of the ruthless association that principles Earth and its sun approach, computing device scientist Althea has tested an extreme emotional bond—not with any of her crewmates, yet with the ship’s digital structures, which communicate extra deeply to her analytical brain than human emotions do. but if a couple of fugitive terrorists achieve entry to the Ananke, Althea needs to draw upon her middle and soul for the energy to guard her loved ship.
 
whereas one of many saboteurs continues to be at huge someplace on board, his captured partner—the enigmatic Ivan—may turn out to be extra harmful. The perversely interesting felony whose silver tongue is his most excellent weapon has lengthy kept away from the experts’ such a lot relentless surveillance—and saved the reality approximately his tools and factors good hidden.
 
because the ship’s structures start to malfunction and the claustrophobic surroundings is more and more poisoned through mistrust and suspicion, it falls to Althea to penetrate the prisoner’s layers of intrigue and deception prior to all is misplaced. but if the real nature of Ivan’s undertaking is uncovered, it's going to swap Althea forever—if it doesn’t kill her first.

Praise for Lightless
 
“Gripping . . . sci-fi flavored with a touch of thriller.”—New York Daily News
 
“[A] measured, stunning science-fiction debut [that is] extra mental mystery . . . contained, disciplined, demanding . . . The plot is compulsive. . . . Lightless is the 1st of a deliberate sequence, and also you can’t aid looking ahead to studying what’s next.”The ny Times

Lightless is stuffed with suspense and enjoyable as hell to read.”BuzzFeed

“Absolutely very good . . . this is often technology fiction because it is intended to be performed: clinical innovations wedded to and equipped upon human ideals.”—Seanan McGuire, New York Times bestselling writer of the October Daye series

“The stakes during this tale are high—life and loss of life, uprising and betrayal—and debut novelist Higgins continuously ratchets up the strain. . . . A suspenseful, emotional tale that asks lots of vast questions on id and freedom, it is a debut to not be missed.”Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“A taut, suspenseful read.”—Tech Times

Lightless is an workout in lights a really sluggish fuse and development the stress to an insufferable pitch whereas making us bet simply how apocalyptic the final word explosion could be. . . . it's a high-wire act, a wonderment, and a very good accomplishment from a reputation we’ll be seeing again.”Sci Fi

From the Hardcover edition.

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Girls on Fire: A Novel

By Robin Wasserman

On Halloween, 1991, a favored highschool basketball big name ventures into the woods close to conflict Creek, Pennsylvania, and disappears. 3 days later, he’s came across with a bullet in his head and a gun in his hand—a discovery that sends tremors via this conservative group, already unnerved via turning out to be rumors of Satanic worship within the region.

In the wake of this incident, shiny yet lonely Hannah Dexter is befriended by way of Lacey Champlain, a dark-eyed, Cobain-worshiping undesirable impact in lip gloss and document Martens. The charismatic, seductive Lacey forges a quick, intimate bond with the impressionable Dex, making her over in her personal photograph and unleashing a fierce defiance that neither woman anticipated. yet as Lacey progressively lures Dex clear of her secure lifestyles right into a feverish spiral of obsession, uprising, and ever better threat, an unwelcome determine seems at the horizon—and Lacey’s mystery heritage collides with Dex’s worst nightmare.

By turns a stunning tale of affection and violence and an addictive portrait of the intoxication of girl friendship, set opposed to the unsettled backdrop of a city gripped by way of ethical panic, Girls on Fire is an unflinching and unforgettable picture of girlhood: ladies misplaced and located, ladies powerful and vulnerable, women who burn vivid and brighter—and a few who flicker away.

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A Death in China

By Carl Hiaasen

From Carl Hiaasen and the prestigious overseas correspondent invoice Montalbano comes a constant novel of treachery and homicide set within the clenched society of China, the place even tomorrow’s climate is a kingdom mystery.

David Wang, a Chinese-American artwork historian, dies presently after a trip to an old tomb housing invaluable artifacts. officers diagnose loss of life by way of duck, a deadly confluence of tradition surprise and wealthy food. yet Wang’s buddy Tom Stratton suspects anything extra sinister, specifically after the useless man’s brother, a hugely put social gathering respectable, attempts to have him abducted. From a nightmarish interrogation to assassination by means of cobra, A loss of life in China takes readers on a visit without relaxation stops via a global of claustrophobic distrust and terrifying hazard.

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Covenant: A Novel

By Dean Crawford

In the culture of books via Michael Crichton and James Rollins, Dean Crawford has written a fast moving and exciting debut that mixes technology, suspense, and inventive hypothesis to create an action-packed blockbuster to not be missed.

ARE THEY extraterrestrial beings . . . OR ANGELS? within the distant wasteland depths of the center East, archaeologist Lucy Morgan reveals a seven-millennia-old tomb conserving the bones of a mysterious being, however the fee she will pay for her discovery may simply be her existence. simply because a person will cease at not anything to own the secrets and techniques the tomb reveals.

At the request of Lucy’s kinfolk, warfare correspondent Ethan Warner is of the same opinion to help a determined attempt to discover the younger archaeologist, who used to be kidnapped presently after her momentous discovery. whereas Ethan flies to Israel, police detectives in Washington, D.C., confront one other baffling crime: a guy who looks to have died of hypothermia within the sweltering August warmth. And either investigations are major immediately to a similar shadowy company . . . one with a extraordinary aim that threatens not only Lucy’s existence, however the destiny of each individual on the earth.

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The Fifth Angel (Green, Tim)

By Tim Green

From all appearances, Jack Ruskin is a mild-mannered and well-respected attorney working towards in manhattan. yet he's additionally dwelling each parent's nightmare: His teenage daughter has lately been the sufferer of a brutal and terrible assault through a sexual predator. As Jack has a tendency to her, his consistent sorrow and discomfort steadily grows into hot-blooded rage. It seems that her attacker has an extended background of sexual crimes and - as is the case with many repeat intercourse offenders - used to be allowed again at the streets to wreak extra damage as soon as he did his time in reformatory. As Ruskin's rage builds, he's confident that it really is eventually time to take issues into his personal offended palms - yet how a long way will he visit guarantee that justice is completed?

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Passport To Panic

By Eric Ambler

Lewis web page wishes funds urgently and a fashion out. He determines to get it from his prosperous brother who lives in a distant area of San Mateo in South the USA. Upon his arrival, although, he reveals his brother desperately ailing and within the arms of a infamous guy named Benevides. Held prisoner, Lewis slowly yet absolutely learns what's going, while Benevides is making newspaper headlines through the continent. anxious and dramatic occasions, with harmful and violent intermissions, enable Lewis to rediscover his real self.

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Personal Injuries (Scott Turow)

By Scott Turow

A gripping, suspenseful, deeply fulfilling new novel approximately corruption, deceit, and love.

Robbie Feaver (pronounced "favor") is a charismatic own damage attorney with a excessive profile perform, a manner with the women, and a gorgeous spouse (whom he loves), who's death of an irreversible sickness. He additionally has a mystery checking account the place he sometimes deposits money that make their manner into the wallet of the judges who come to a decision Robbie's cases.

Robbie is stuck through the Feds, and, in trade for leniency, concurs to "wear a twine" as he keeps to aim to mend judgements. The FBI agent assigned to oversee him is going by way of the alias of Evon Miller. She is lonely, uncomfortable in her pores and skin, and impervious to Robbie's charms. and she or he consists of secrets and techniques of her own.

As the legislations tightens its internet, Robbie's and Evon's tales converge thrillingly. Scott Turow takes us into, the realm of greed and human failing he has made immortal in Presumed blameless, the weight of evidence, Pleading Guilty, and The legislation of Our Fathers, all released by way of FSG. He additionally exhibits us enduring love and quiet, unforeseen heroism. own Injuries is Turow's such a lot reverberant, such a lot relocating novel-a strong drama of people attempting to get away their characters.

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The Judas Gate (Sean Dillon, Book 18)

By Jack Higgins

Treachery has a cost within the enchanting new mystery from the New York Times-bestselling author.

A hectic tape has made its solution to British intelligence, and from them to the recent President of the us: battlefield chatter from an ambush in Afghanistan, during which twelve U.S. military Rangers and a British clinical workforce died. many of the Taliban voices are Afghan, yet no longer all of them-the voice of the commander bears an Irish accessory. the concept one in all their very own should be accountable for this kind of bloodbath is appalling, and Sean Dillon is installed cost of removing the traitor. yet Dillon has his personal approach of doing issues and, he'll ultimately realize, so does his quarry. Dillon won't simply be going to war-the conflict might be coming to him.

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