Nobody understands the darkish part of “The road” greater than grasp storyteller Stephen Frey, writer of such riveting novels as Shadow Account and The Day dealer. Now, in his such a lot bold paintings thus far, Frey proves that no author can positioned a high-powered hero at better probability, nor supply readers extra exciting rewards.
A towering legend between ny inner most fairness partnerships, Everest Capital is aptly named. while its founder meets an premature loss of life, thirty-six-year-old celebrity Christian Gillette will get the pinnacle activity. yet with the ability and status come hazards. The day he narrowly escapes a fiery explosion that consumes his limo and takes blameless lives, Gillette immediately is aware how excessive these hazards are.
It comes as no shock to him that he has enemies on this planet of multibillion—dollar bargains. yet now that he controls Everest, he’s not likely to allow these enemies preserve him from taking the firm–and himself–to even higher heights. Gillette hasn't ever hesitated to be competitive, even ruthless, in his pursuit of good fortune. This time may be no exception.
But to be able to forge the alliances essential to in achieving his ambitions, Gillette forsakes a cardinal rule: by no means belief someone. the one certainties are the insidious crusade of company sabotage which may expense Gillette his task and the relentless assassination makes an attempt that can fee him his existence. to wreck a dangerous conspiracy of greed, he’ll be pressured to walk–then run–an ever-blurring line among loyalty and betrayal, assault and retreat, survival and destruction . . . within the final online game of revenue and loss.
With The Chairman, Stephen Frey presides with intensified ability over the marketplace he has so dramatically cornered–sharpening his patented model of hard-boiled high-finance intrigue to its keenest innovative yet.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Rory Clements
By Jack Higgins
A narrative of ardour and heroism from a violent land ? Mexico within the Nineteen Twenties? ?a position and a time whilst existence was once affordable and survival used to be if you fought dirtiest. A yr after the Revolution, violent unrest nonetheless simmers throughout rural Mexico. within the northern foothills of the Sierra Madre, the country's most famous murderer became psychotic bandit has distributed with any desire for ideas. lots of males had attempted to take Tomas de los angeles Plata. yet by no means one other knowledgeable killer, who's battling to flee the loss of life sentence. Emmet Keogh fled a sour warfare in eire, basically to discover himself midway the world over and at the mistaken part of the legislations. Now he has a call. To kill the main harmful guy in Mexico ? or face dying by way of firing squad.
By Leif GW Persson
Stockholm, 1975: Six adolescents take the full employees of the West German embassy hostage. The lengthy siege ends with the deaths of 2 hostages and the wounding of a number of others. leap to 1989: while a Swedish civil servant is murdered, the 2 prime detectives at the case locate their research rapidly shelved through a corrupt senior investigator. Ten years later: Lars Johansson, having simply joined the Swedish defense Police, comes to a decision to tie up a number of free ends left in the back of via his predecessor: particularly, records on Swedes who had allegedly collaborated at the 1975 takeover of the West German embassy, considered one of whom became out to be the homicide sufferer in 1989. Johansson reopens the research and follows the leads--right as much as your step of Sweden's newly minted minister of justice.
By Richard Bowker
Shana York, the intense younger head of York Robotics is abducted and blackmailed into growing an android reproduction of Randall Forrester—the president of the United States.
If she fails, the fee is death.
If she succeeds, it can suggest the top of the world...
"Readers should be guessing the story's final result till the very end." ~Publishers Weekly
"...filled with such a lot of twists and turns that you will by no means bet how the tale turns out." ~The Chicago Tribune
"...has every thing i admire in a singular: characters I cared approximately, a well-realized destiny atmosphere, a fluid type that carried me easily from web page to web page, and a suspenseful plot that saved me up good into the wee hours of the morning." ~F. Paul Wilson, writer of The Keep
"Succeeds either as a technological know-how fiction and as a modern mystery. ~The San Francisco Chronicle
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Critically-acclaimed writer Richard Bowker has released quite a few novels together with technological know-how fiction, mysteries and thrillers. whilst he's not writing, Richard enjoys lifestyles with friends and family, and supplying suggestions on writing, examining and studying at www.richardbowker.com
By Robert Ludlum
Robert Ludlum’s wayward hero, the outrageous basic MacKenzie Hawkins, returns with a diabolical scheme to correct a truly outdated wrong—and wreak vengeance at the [redacted] who drummed him out of the army. studying a long-buried 1878 treaty with an imprecise Indian tribe, the Hawk, a.k.a. leader Thunder Head, hatches a super plot that might finally carry him and his reluctant criminal eagle, Sam Devereaux, earlier than the preferrred courtroom. Their aim is to reclaim a decision piece of yank actual property: the country of Nebraska, which in order that occurs to be the headquarters of the U.S. Strategic Air Command. Their outraged competition might be at least the CIA, the Pentagon, and the White House. And just one factor is sure: Ludlum will maintain us in nonstop suspense—and side-splitting laughter—through the final page.
Praise for Robert Ludlum and The highway to Omaha
“A very humorous publication . . . No personality is minor: They’re all hilarious.”—Houston Chronicle
“Don’t ever start a Ludlum novel when you've got to visit paintings the following day.”—Chicago Sun-Times
By Tonya Hurley
From the writer of the New York Times bestselling ghostgirl sequence, the beginning to an enthralling and haunting teenager trilogy approximately 3 women who develop into entangled with an enigmatic boy—a boy who believes he's a saint.
What if martyrs and saints lived between us? And what for those who have been informed you have been one in all them?
Meet Agnes, Cecilia, and Lucy. 3 misplaced ladies, each one trying to find whatever. yet what they locate is past trust.
Introducing UNACO – the United international locations Anti Crime service provider – an elite staff of brokers who conflict the world’s deadliest criminals. while the project appears to be like most unlikely, the realm calls upon UNACO.
The so much inventive felony on the earth has get a hold of his so much brilliant make the most, to kidnap the mummy of the president of the U.S. and carry her and the Eiffel Tower to ransom.
He hires for his team:
• a most sensible guns professional, who can scouse borrow and use the latest, so much mystery army equipment
• the simplest cat burglar, who can scale any heights
• a guy whose amazing energy and ingenuity will overcome any obstacle.
Faced with this audacious crime of the century, the world’s most sensible politicians can simply flip to UNACO and its team.
By Dan Brown
Famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon solutions an unforeseen summons to seem on the U.S. Capitol construction. His deliberate lecture is interrupted whilst a annoying object—artfully encoded with 5 symbols—is found within the development. Langdon acknowledges within the locate an historic invitation right into a misplaced global of esoteric, very likely risky knowledge. whilst his mentor Peter Solomon—a longstanding Mason and loved philanthropist—is abducted, Langdon realizes that the one strategy to retailer Solomon is to just accept the paranormal invitation and plunge headlong right into a clandestine global of Masonic secrets and techniques, hidden heritage, and one not possible fact . . . all lower than the watchful eye of Dan Brown's such a lot terrifying villain thus far. Set in the hidden chambers, tunnels, and temples of Washington, D.C., The misplaced Symbol is an clever, lightning-paced tale with surprises at each turn--Brown's most fun novel yet.
By Todd Strasser
I’ll commence with Lucy. She is easily first at the record. You can’t think the way it feels to be within the cafeteria and switch round and there she is gazing me like I’m a few disgusting trojan horse or vermin. Does she quite imagine i need to be this fashion? I hate you, Lucy. i actually hate you. you're my number 1 decide. I want you have been dead.
The day after nameless blogger Str-S-d needs the preferred lady could die, Lucy vanishes. the scholars of Soundview excessive are scared and anxious. specially fearful and wracked with guilt is Madison Archer, Lucy’s pal and the final individual to determine her the evening she disappeared.
As days cross without signal of the lacking woman, even the eye of Tyler, an enticing new pupil, isn't adequate to distract Madison from her growing to be experience of foreboding. while extra renowned scholars disappear after their names are pointed out on Str-S-d’s weblog, the citizens of Soundview panic.
Meanwhile, Madison gets nameless notes caution that she can be subsequent. eager to resolve the secret sooner than somebody else disappears, Madison turns to Tyler, yet can she belief him while it turns into transparent that he is aware greater than he’s sharing?
The clock is ticking. Madison needs to discover the reality at the back of the mysterious disappearances . . . earlier than her identify appears to be like in Str-S-d’s blog.
In the spirit of reports like I be aware of What you probably did final Summer, Todd Strasser updates the teenager mystery for the techno age with Wish You have been Dead, the 1st installment in a brand new “thrill”-ogy.