By Marlon Brando, David Thomson
Fan-Tan is a highly exciting, swashbuckling romp, from one of many maximum actors of our time: Marlon Brando. the tale of an eccentric early-twentieth-century pirate who units out at the excessive seas from the Philippines to Shanghai, Fan-Tan follows the exploits of Anatole “Annie” Doultry, a larger-than-life personality that Brando can have simply inhabited himself. whilst Annie saves the lifetime of a chinese language prisoner in a Hong Kong legal, he’s ended in the mysterious and seductive Madame Lai Choi San—one of the main infamous gangsters in Asia—and the following the real adventures begin.Years within the making with Brando’s longtime collaborator, screenwriter and director Donald Cammell, Fan-Tan is a rollicking, delectable tale—and the final shock from an ever-surprising legend.
By Sandra Brown
Sandra Brown, the number 1 manhattan occasions bestselling writer, retains readers turning pages with an explosive story of a long-ago crime and the victim's plan for revenge...When big apple writer Maris Matherly Reed gets a tantalizing manuscript from anyone pointed out merely as P.M.E., its blockbuster potential-and probably anything else-compels her to fulfill its writer. On an eerie, ruined cotton plantation on a distant Georgia island she unearths Parker Evans, a guy concealing his id and his earlier. Maris is drawn into his story of 2 younger pals and a perilous betrayal ... and to Parker himself. yet there is something specifically chilling approximately this novel, its attainable connection to Maris's personal existence, and the real-life personality who makes use of her, or someone, to get what he wishes.
By Ken Follett
3 days that can swap the world's political panorama . . . a guy wakes as much as locate himself mendacity at the floor in a railway station, his brain stripped naked of all recollection. He has no proposal how he bought there. He doesn't even comprehend his personal identify. confident he's a drunken down and out, it isn't until eventually a newspaper record a few satellite tv for pc release catches his eye that he starts to suspect all isn't really what it kind of feels . . . The 12 months is 1958, and the US is ready to release its first satellite tv for pc, in a determined try and fit the Soviet Sputnik and regain the lead within the house race. As Luke Lucas steadily unravels the secret of his amnesia, he realizes that his destiny is sure up with that of the rocket that stands prepared on release pad 26B at Cape Canaveral. And as he relearns the tale of his lifestyles, he uncovers long-kept secrets and techniques approximately his spouse, his ally and the lady he as soon as enjoyed greater than lifestyles itself...
By Amy Myers
Jack Colby, motor vehicle Detective sequence, booklet #1
A Case for Jack Colby, automobile Detective – first in a brand new secret sequence that includes vintage autos - while Jack Colby glimpses a 1938 Lagonda V12 mendacity neglected in a Kentish nation barn, he has to have a better glance – which brings him head to head with its offended proprietor, Polly Davis. Is it the auto or Polly that captivates his center? He comes to a decision to determine extra approximately either, yet his enquiries are all at once lower brief while Polly is murdered. confident that the Lagonda is someway concerned, he's made up our minds to carry her killer to justice, even on the rate of his personal safety...
By Jerome Charyn
In a surprising big apple underworld populated through a constellation of punks, low lifes, thugs, nymphs, vice lords and bag males, Patrick Silver is an eccentric tremendous. An ex-cop, he as soon as served less than the now disgraced First Deputy Isaac Sidel. yet now his existence has taken a unusual flip. He's been employed as a bodyguard to Jeronimo Guzmann, the main fiendish of a kin of Peruvian pimps who've been plaguing Isaac Sidel. Isaac's out for revenge, and he's convinced that Patrick may also help him locate the 'lipstick freak', a perverted assassin who has been stalking the recent York skyline, portray the faces of little boys prior to he kills them. but if Patrick turns into distracted through the impossible to resist Odile Guzmann, supporting out Isaac is the very last thing on his brain.
By Orest Stelmach
Nadia’s stories of her father aren't satisfied ones. An offended, secretive guy, he died whilst she used to be 13, leaving his prior shrouded in secret. whilst a stranger claims to have identified her father in the course of his early years in japanese Europe, she consents to meet—only to observe the fellow shot useless on a urban sidewalk. along with his final breath, he whispers a cryptic clue, person who will propel Nadia on a high-stakes treasure hunt from manhattan to her ancestral fatherland of Ukraine. There she meets an not going best friend: Adam, a teenage hockey prodigy who honed his abilities at the deserted cooling ponds of Chernobyl. bodily and emotionally scarred via radiation syndrome, Adam possesses a mystery which may swap the world—if she will continue him alive lengthy adequate to do it. A twisting story of greed, secrets and techniques, and lies, The Boy from Reactor four will maintain readers guessing till the ultimate heart-stopping page.
By Christopher Reich
Thomas Bolden grew up at the streets, his youth a blur of fragmented thoughts. yet now he's controlled to place his previous at the back of him, locate the lady he desires to proportion his existence with, and carve out a profitable profession on Wall road. till, within the blink of a watch, his global is grew to become the wrong way up. A weird and wonderful kidnapping sends him fleeing for his lifestyles, his face far and wide at the television information, and a violent, shadowy association is framing him for crimes he didn't dedicate.
Desperately attempting to come again to the place he used to be only a day sooner than, Bolden needs to re-learn the survival abilities of his hardscrabble boyhood. yet as Bolden--with simply 11 money in his pocket and hunters throughout him--survives one violent, harrowing hour after one other, he makes a chain of startling discoveries: a couple of mysterious lady sought after for murder...about an miraculous mystery rooted in heritage, one of the country's Founding Fathers and families...about a conspiracy lurking within the darkest corners of company America--and a perilous plan that in simple terms he can cease. And within the approach, probably Bolden also will discover who he relatively is....
Furiously paced, choked with brilliantly drawn characters from politicians to patriots, from Wall highway gamers to
battle-hardened police officers, The Patriots Club is classic Reich: superb, breathtaking, and most unlikely to place down till the ultimate unforgettable web page is turned.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Jerry Langton
Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Fire
Ned Aiken was once organize for a quiet existence. After falling into the biker international nearly by chance, emerging in the course of the ranks of a huge motorbike gang and at last betraying them to the FBI in go back for indemnity and witness safeguard, Ned chafes at his uninteresting mailroom activity and the inexpensive condo the place the Feds make him stay. Babysat via a slovenly box agent, insulted and bullied by means of the bosses he hates, the company tradition on the backside of the ladder doesn’t go well with the innocent-looking twenty-something used to commanding the consideration of thugs and dwelling the free-wheeling way of life of a drug dealer.
Cornered right into a supply task by way of a few sketchy co-workers, Ned quickly reveals himself neck-deep with the Russian mafia. refined, violent, and owning a code of honor that doesn’t constantly translate to their North American affiliates, those are a category of felony for whom borders and discretion are only minor difficulties to be conquer. Aiken, thankful for the cash and restrain are in simple terms minor difficulties to be triumph over. Aiken, thankful for the cash and hooked on the thrill, locate that juggling his FBI handler and fending off the Sons of devil who wish him useless turn out to be tougher than he firstly inspiration. specifically as his usefulness to the Russians and his responsibilities—and own risk—grow.
This time concentrating on the true-to-life operations of the Russian mafia, their tradition and amazing sphere of energy and impact, bestselling writer Jerry Langton takes readers deep into the interior workings in their legal empire. You won’t locate their names in any newspapers or magazines, yet you'll comprehend how—and why—the Russian mob has develop into the most robust forces within the foreign underworld.
By Mark Z. Danielewski
From the writer of the overseas top vendor condo of Leaves and nationwide ebook Award-nominated basically Revolutions comes a huge new novel as brilliant because it is riveting. The well-known (Volume 1) levels from Mexico to Southeast Asia, from Venice, Italy, to Venice, California, with 9 lives putting within the stability, every one referred to as upon to make a terrifying selection. They comprise a therapist-in-training grappling with daughters as hard as her sufferers; an formidable East L.A. gang member gotten smaller for violence; scientists in Marfa, Texas, at the run from a company strong past imagining; plus a convalescing addict in Singapore summoned in the dead of night through a determined billionaire; and a programmer close to Silicon seashore whose video game engine may perhaps unharness results a ways exceeding the leisure he intends. on the very center, notwithstanding, is a twelve-year-old woman named Xanther who one wet day in might units out together with her father to get a puppy, basically to finish up attempting to retailer a creature as fragile because it is risky . . . with a view to switch not just her lifestyles and the lives of these she has but to come across, yet this global, too-or not less than the area we expect we all know and the longer term we take without any consideration. From the alternate Paperback edition.
By Dan Brown
#1 around the world BESTSELLER
Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon awakens in an Italian clinic, disoriented and with out recollection of the prior thirty-six hours, together with the starting place of the macabre item hidden in his assets. With a continuing lady murderer trailing them via Florence, he and his ingenious health care provider, Sienna Brooks, are pressured to escape. Embarking on a harrowing trip, they have to resolve a sequence of codes, that are the paintings of a super scientist whose obsession with the tip of the area is matched merely by means of his ardour for essentially the most influential masterpieces ever written, Dante Alighieri's The Inferno.
Dan Brown has raised the bar once more, combining classical Italian paintings, background, and literature with state of the art technological know-how during this sumptuously interesting mystery.