By A.J. Quinnell
A mystery targeted round the breaking of a multi-million buck vice ring of gear and prostitution.
5.0 out of five stars My favorite writer! 7 Sep 2003
By Mr. M. Lee
A. J. Quinell: All of his books ooze type ~ put money into the complete set of his paintings now (while you may get carry of them). I revisit all of his books frequently ~ the characters rather do come alive.
By Dustin Thomason
From the co-author of the two-million reproduction mega-bestseller The Rule of 4 comes a riveting mystery with a super premise in keeping with the 2012 apocalypse phenomenon—perfect for readers of Steve Berry, Preston and baby, and Dan Brown.
for many years, December 21, 2012, has been a touchstone for doomsayers all over the world. it's the date, they declare, whilst the traditional Maya calendar predicts the realm will end.
In l. a., weeks sooner than, all is calm. Dr. Gabriel Stanton takes his traditional morning motorbike trip, drops off the puppy along with his ex-wife, and heads to the lab the place he stories incurable prion ailments for the CDC. His first cellphone name is from a health center resident who has an pressing case she thinks he must see. in the meantime, Chel Manu, a Guatemalan American researcher on the Getty Museum, is interrupted by means of a determined, unwelcome customer from the black marketplace antiquities exchange who thrusts a duffel bag into her hands.
by way of the top of the day, Stanton, the main professional on a number of the rarest infections on the planet, is grappling with a sufferer whose each symptom confounds and terrifies him. And Chel, the brightest younger big name within the box of Maya experiences, has ownership of an unlawful artifact that has miraculously survived the centuries intact: a worthwhile codex from a misplaced urban of her ancestors. This notable checklist, written in mystery by means of a royal scribe, turns out to carry the reply to her life’s paintings and to at least one of history’s nice riddles: why the Maya kingdoms vanished in a single day. by surprise apparently our personal civilization may well undergo this similar destiny.
With basically days last until eventually December 21, 2012, Stanton and Chel needs to subscribe to forces earlier than time runs out.
Advance compliment for 12.21
“Dustin Thomason, M.D., will constantly be in comparison to Michael Crichton, M.D., and 12.21 will be favorably in comparison to The Andromeda Strain. either authors have written best scientific thrillers, the type of fact-based fiction that is very scary yet also very entertaining. Thomason is familiar with his stuff, and it exhibits on each web page. i actually couldn't placed this booklet down.”—Nelson DeMille
“The most fun novel of its sort because the days of Michael Crichton, 12.21 takes us from the frontiers of recent neuroscience to the riddles of old Maya texts, with not anything lower than the way forward for our civilization at stake.”—Vince Flynn
“A fast-moving story . . . Thomason screens a magnificent intensity of data of either technological know-how and the traditional Mayan lifestyle. alongside the best way, he skillfully ramps up the motion, one notch at a time. A successful book.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Fascinating, terrifying for its strength realism. I enjoyed how tightly every little thing healthy jointly. I needed to maintain reading.”—Taylor Stevens, New York Times bestselling writer of The Informationist
“Fast, suspenseful . . . Michael Crichton fanatics will discover a lot to like.”—Publishers Weekly
By Thomas Mogford
A humid summer time evening at the heights of Gibraltar. legal professional Spike Sanguinetti reveals Solomon Hassan, an old style pal, ready on his doorstep. Accused of murdering a Spanish lady in Tangiers, Solomon swears his innocence. He has controlled to pass around the Straits however the Moroccan specialists call for his go back.
Spike travels to Tangiers within the desire of delaying the extradition. Solomon's boss, Nadeer--the founding father of a renewable-energy corporation known as Dunetech that's at the verge of financing an immense solar-powered web site within the Sahara--suggests that if Spike can hold up Solomon's trial till after the deal is signed, he'll convince the governor of Tangiers to bury the extradition call for. Complicating this provide, Spike encounters a Bedouin woman who insists that Dunetech is engaged in a nefarious scheme associated with the disappearance of her father. As Spike uncovers the reality, he reveals himself drawn deeper and deeper right into a international of secrets and techniques, corruption, and murderous lies.
Skillfully evoking the unique landscapes and complex politics of Gibraltar and Morocco, Shadow of the Rock marks the arriving of a compelling new voice in crime fiction.
By Steve Alten
US identify: Phobos: Mayan worry - sequence is usually often called "Domain Trilogy" after US name for ebook One
A superb examine Mayan mythology incarnate from long island instances bestselling writer Steve Alten
For thousand years, the Mayan Calendar has prophesied the tip of mankind on a date equating to December twenty first, 2012. As that day ways, greed, corruption, financial cave in, and violence appear to be pushing our species to the expected verge of collapse of catastrophe. yet there's one other Doomsday probability looming in our close to destiny, a really actual danger which may wipe-out not just humanity yet our whole planet.
Phobos: Mayan worry, Steve Alten's 3rd ebook within the Mayan Prophecy sequence, is a doomsday rollercoaster experience of event that follows Immanuel Gabriel to the top of the area and again back for one final shot at salvation. in the course of Immanuel's trip along with his deceased grandfather, archaeologist Julius Gabriel, Julius finds every little thing the Mayans knew and feared - from the secrets and techniques of construction that predate the large Bang to the life of extraterrestrials that experience come to Earth to save lots of our species.
The universe isn't what it kind of feels, neither is human life. The ticking clock of physicality that starts at notion and terminates with our ultimate breath is neither the tip nor the start, yet an complex ruse developed as a test.
We are failing miserably.
By David Simpson
BOOK DESCRIPTION: Inhuman is ebook five in the bestselling, award-winning, technology fiction damage hit phenomenon, Post-Human sequence. This 400-plus pages, 109k observe epic technological know-how fiction event tale (twice so long as the other person booklet within the sequence for a similar low $2.99 price-point) readers gets to rejoin all the characters they fell in love with alongside the way in which within the prior four books. Inhuman not just ties the 1st 4 books jointly, it additionally broadens the secret, introduces a brand new villain, person who has been lurking within the heritage all through, and that may trump any villain within the historical past of suspense literature, movie, or technology fiction. V-SINN is its identify, and, and during this epic mystery, it may possibly simply be an excessive amount of for the post-humans to deal with. Inhuman is to the Post-Human technological know-how fiction sequence as The Empire moves Back was once to Star Wars--the heart act while revelations emerge, previous sins get back to hang-out, and the mysterious trip of the heroes that readers have fallen in love with deepens, darkens, and entertains to a complete new point. Post-Human fanatics, technological know-how fiction enthusiasts, and enthusiasts of mystery, motion, suspense and experience fiction could be no longer be disillusioned with this epic center act! Enjoy!
By James Grippando
A spellbinding novel of suspense from New York Times bestselling writer James Grippando, within which Miami’s best prosecutor turns into a primary suspect in his wife’s disappearance, which could have a chilling connection to the lady he can’t forget.
Unbelievable was once the note for her. Samantha Vine used to be unbelievably appealing. It used to be incredible that she’d married me. much more unimaginable that she used to be long past . . .
Samantha died too quickly. Abe Beckham’s new spouse has helped him in the course of the loss, yet a few say it used to be a step again to marry Angelina, a love from Abe’s previous. Abe doesn’t are looking to listen it, and during the ups and downs, he’s even controlled to stay a celeb prosecutor on the Miami nation Attorney’s Office.
Then every little thing is going fallacious. A woman’s physique is came across dumped within the Everglades, and Abe is named upon to watch the research. The FBI is monitoring a killer in South Florida they name “Cutter” simply because his brutal tools harken again to Florida’s darkish previous, while machete-wielding males lower sugarcane through hand within the blazing sun.
But while the feds realize that Abe had a short come upon with the sufferer after Samantha’s demise, and while Angelina is going lacking, the revered legal professional unearths himself lower than hearth. Suspicion surrounds him. His closest associates, kin, specialist colleagues, and the media not belief his reasons. was once Angelina correct? was once their marriage no longer what they’d was hoping for simply because he enjoyed Samantha an excessive amount of? Or was once there one other girl . . . and a husband with a depressing facet who easily sought after his new spouse gone?
By John Grisham
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
High tuition all-American Neely Crenshaw used to be most likely the easiest quarterback ever to play for the mythical Messina Spartans. Fifteen years have passed by due to the fact that these glory days, and Neely has come domestic to Messina to bury trainer Eddie Rake, the guy who molded the Spartans into an unbeatable soccer dynasty.
Now, as trainer Rake’s “boys” sit down within the bleachers watching for the dimming box lighting to sign his passing, they replay the previous video games, relive the outdated glories, and check out to determine as soon as and for all whether or not they love Eddie Rake—or hate him. For Neely Crenshaw, a guy who needs to ultimately forgive his coach—and himself—before he can get on with existence, the stakes are in particular high.
By Sara J. Henry
Another riveting novel from the writer of the severely acclaimed Learning to Swim
*Anthony Award nominee for top Novel
Freelance author Troy likelihood is snapping photographs of the Saranac Lake wintry weather Carnival ice palace whilst the ice-cutting computing device falls silent. Encased in the frozen lake is the shadowy define of a body—a guy she is aware.
A lurid information tale is going viral, throwing suspicion on one in all Troy's housemates. Troy is assigned to put in writing an in-depth function at the lifeless guy, who seems to be the son of a prosperous Connecticut relations taking part in at a blue-collar lifestyles during this Adirondack village. As Troy digs deeper into his existence and mysterious death—working along with his bereaved sister, reclusive female friend, and helpful neighbor—a string of incidents makes it clear someone does not wish the research to continue.
What Troy discovers threatens to shatter the serenity of those mountain cities, and she or he needs to make a decision which kin secrets and techniques may be uncovered, and the way some distance her personal loyalty can achieve.
A suite of the next titles: The 12th Imam, The Tehran Initiative, and Damascus Countdown.
The 12th Imam: because the apocalyptic leaders of Iran demand the annihilation of Israel and the united states, CIA operative David Shirazi is shipped into Tehran with one goal: use all capacity essential to disrupt Iran’s nuclear guns program—without leaving American fingerprints, and with no triggering a local battle. At severe own probability, Shirazi undertakes his project. a local Farsi speaker whose family members escaped from Iran in 1979, he couldn’t be higher ready for the undertaking. yet none of his education has ready Shirazi for what is going to occur subsequent. An vague non secular cleric is without notice hailed through the quarter because the Islamic messiah often called the Mahdi or the 12th Imam. information of his miracles, healings, indicators, and wonders, unfold like wildfire, as do rumors of a brand new and terrible struggle. With the prophecy of the 12th Imam likely fulfilled, Iran’s leaders organize to strike Israel and produce in regards to the finish of Days. Shirazi needs to take motion, however the clock is ticking.
The Tehran Initiative: the realm is near to catastrophe, and the clock is ticking. Iran has simply carried out its first atomic guns try. hundreds of thousands of Muslims all over the world are confident their messiah—known because the 12th Imam—has simply arrived on the earth. Israeli leaders worry Tehran, lower than the 12th Imam’s spell, will quickly release a nuclear assault that may result in a moment Holocaust and the annihilation of Israel. The White condominium fears Jerusalem will strike first, launching a preemptive assault opposed to Iran’s nuclear amenities that may reason the complete heart East to head up in flames, oil costs to skyrocket, and the worldwide economic climate to break down. With the stakes excessive and few potential recommendations left, the president of the U.S. orders CIA operative David Shirazi and his crew to trace down and sabotage Iran’s nuclear warheads ahead of Iran or Israel can release a devastating first strike.
Damascus Countdown: 2014 “Christian Retailing’s most sensible” award finalist!
All eyes are at the heart East. Israel has effectively introduced a primary strike on Iran, casting off all in their nuclear websites and 6 in their nuclear warheads—and inflicting The 12th Imam to reserve a full-scale retaliation. U.S. President William Jackson threatens to help a U.N. safety Council answer condemning the Jewish kingdom for unprovoked and unwarranted acts of aggression. in the meantime, CIA operative David Shirazi has infiltrated the Iranian regime and intercepted info indicating that Iranian nuclear warheads survived the assault and feature been moved to a safe and undisclosed situation. at risk not just from the continued missile moves on Iran but additionally from the more and more adversarial and suspicious governments of a number of international locations, David and his workforce are in a race opposed to time to discover the rest nuclear warheads prior to catastrophe moves.
By Catherine Coulter
In Connecticut, the homicide of a pharmaceutical bigwig brings in Savich and Sherlock, besides neighborhood Agent Bowie Richards and P.I. Erin Pulaski. again in Washington, a massive U.S. senator is terrorized via an unknown entity, and is looking for Savich's designated abilities. whilst the vice chairman is almost killed it really is transparent those crimes are associated, and Savich and Sherlock needs to act quick to forestall a killer.