Break in by Dick Francis

By Dick Francis

Relations ties suggest hassle, chains and deadly duties. And while steeplechase jockey package Fielding involves assistance from his dual sister and her husband, Bobby Allardeck, even loss of life threatens. A vicious newspaper crusade jeopardizes Bobby's profession as a racehorse coach. placing in the back of him the age-old Allardeck-Fielding feud, equipment attempts to determine who's at the back of all of it. Combining his investigations with using winners for the Princess - whose appealing niece turns into greater than a chum - he makes a few startling discoveries. stuck up within the intrigue are robust those that imagine a jockey may still brain his personal enterprise and are ready to exploit violence to ensure he does...

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A Rage in Harlem (Harlem Cycle, Book 1) by Chester Himes

By Chester Himes

Harlem Cycle #1
Originally released 1957

A Rage in Harlem is a ripping creation to Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones, patrolling ny City’s roughest streets in Chester Himes’s groundbreaking Harlem Detectives sequence.

For love of excellent, wily Imabelle, hapless Jackson surrenders his lifestyles reductions to a con guy who understands the key of turning ten-dollar accounts into hundreds—and then he steals from his boss, in basic terms to lose the stolen cash at a craps desk. fortunately for him, he can flip to his savvy dual brother, Goldy, who earns a living—disguised as a Sister of Mercy—by promoting tickets to Heaven in Harlem. With Goldy on his aspect, Jackson is prepared for payback.

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The Fear Artist (Poke Rafferty Thriller) by Timothy Hallinan

By Timothy Hallinan

Edgar-finalist Hallinan’s heartrending, unforgettable 5th Poke Rafferty thriller
An unintentional collision on a Bangkok sidewalk is going very improper while the fellow who bumped into Rafferty dies in his hands, yet now not sooner than announcing 3 phrases: Helen Eckersley. Cheyenne. Seconds later, the police arrive, denying that the fellow used to be shot. That evening, Rafferty is interrogated by means of Thai mystery brokers who call for to grasp what the useless guy acknowledged, yet Rafferty can't take into accout. while he's ultimately published, Rafferty arrives domestic to discover that his condominium has been ransacked. within the days that stick to, he realizes he's lower than surveillance. the second one time males in uniform appear at his door, he manages to flee the construction and starts a brand new existence as a fugitive. As he learns extra approximately his scenario, it turns into obvious that he's been stuck at the margins of the warfare on terror, and that his opponent is a virtuoso artist whose medium is fear.


"Taut, offbeat and fast-moving.... Hallinan's not likely hero shines during this occasionally humorous, consistently engrossing and undeniably genuine tale that explores a depressing and interesting part of Thailand." —Kirkus reports, Starred Review

“Papa Hemingway used to claim, “Write approximately what you know.” Hallinan does a hell of a role following his advice.” —Criminal Element

“The volcanic American sadist is the author’s top yet… easily the easiest of an excellent sequence of thrillers set in a single of the world’s so much unique locales.” —Booklist, Starred review

About the Author
Timothy Hallinan is the Edgar- and Macavity-nominated writer of 13 generally praised books—twelve novels and a piece of nonfiction—including the Poke Rafferty Bangkok thrillers A Nail during the center, The Fourth Watcher, respiring Water, and The Queen of Patpong. In 2010, Hallinan conceived and edited an publication of unique brief tales by way of twenty secret writers, Shaken: tales for Japan, with a hundred% of the proceeds going to jap catastrophe reduction.

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The Painter: A Novel by Peter Heller

By Peter Heller


Peter Heller, the prestigious writer of the breakout most sensible vendor The puppy Stars, returns with an achingly appealing, wildly suspenseful moment novel approximately an artist attempting to outrun his past.

Jim Stegner has obvious his percentage of violence and loss. Years in the past he shot a guy in a bar. His marriage disintegrated. He grieved the single factor he enjoyed. within the wake of tragedy, Jim, a widely known expressionist painter, deserted the paintings scene of Santa Fe to begin clean within the valleys of rural Colorado. Now he spends his days portray and fly-fishing, searching for how to dwell with the darkish impulses that usually overtake him. He works with a stunning version. His work fetch very good costs. yet one afternoon, on a mud street, Jim comes throughout a guy beating a small horse, and a brutal come across rips his quiet lifestyles broad open. Fleeing Colorado, chased via males set on retribution, Jim returns to New Mexico, suffering from his personal relentless conscience.

A attractive, savage novel of artwork and violence, love and grief, The Painter is the tale of a guy who longs to go beyond the shadows in his center, a guy motive on utilizing the losses he has suffered to create a significant lifestyles.

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Crime in the Community (Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 1) by Cecilia Peartree

By Cecilia Peartree

Christopher thinks he has his lifestyles less than regulate until eventually the mysterious Amaryllis arrives within the little city, spreading chaos and confusion in her wake.
Suddenly he isn't convinced approximately something any further. Will he discover ways to chill out and drift or will he attempt desperately to stay liable even within the face of family upsets and unusual issues taking place throughout him?
This is the 1st in a chain of light, quirky mysteries set within the small city of Pitkirtly in Scotland.

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Attachment Strings by Chris T. Kat

By Chris T. Kat

Detective Jeff Woods and his accomplice have a brand new case. anyone has been making threatening cell calls to the mayor's daughter, vowing to kill her disabled baby. even though there were injuries on the girl's school-enough to take the threats seriously-the proof are few, and leads are sparse.

Needing a breather from the load of the case, Jeff heads to a bar, the place he meets Alex Fisher. Alex isn't his variety, yet he's younger and cocky and excellent for a one-night stand. Or . quickly Jeff starts off considering how tricky and lonely it really is being a cop, and that perhaps Alex may perhaps fill a void in his lifestyles. yet Alex has his personal duties: a disabled brother who's the objective of threatening letters.

Jeff isn't certain he's able to play apartment or triumph over his prejudices, yet he starts to imagine Alex will be worthy it. stuck among his becoming affection and his internal demons, Jeff struggles to target the case and shield Alex and his brother because the risk builds.

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King Con: A Novel by Stephen J. Cannell

By Stephen J. Cannell

When it involves developing unforgettable felony characters, not anyone does it larger than Emmy Award winner Stephen J. Cannell, the strength at the back of such acclaimed television hits as "The Rockford Files," "The Commish," "Wiseguy," and "The A-Team." Now come Cannell's most attractive characters but -- a lively collection of smart con artists.
King Con vs. The Don

Raised in an international of flimflams, come-ons and con-jobs, Beano Bates has performed so good he's earned a place at the FBI's Ten so much sought after record. yet his fortunate streak vanishes after a card video game during which he scams a funky 80 grand from a infamous Mafia don -- who retaliates by way of having Beano approximately crushed to death.

For the 1st time in his mythical occupation, Beano desires greater than an incredible ranking -- he wishes justice. Aided via a gorgeous, no-nonsense woman prosecutor and a legion of artful cousins, all complete grifters, Beano, the king of the cons, places jointly the last word swindle -- a well-planned sting of method, ability and deception. the objective is America's so much feared mob kingpin and his psychopathic brother. And during this video game, winner takes all!

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Buzz (The Game Trilogy, Book 2) by Anders de la Motte

By Anders de la Motte

Henrik "HP" Pettersson is at the run. It’s been fourteen months when you consider that he, as a result of a mysterious cellphone, grew to become ensnared in a ugly trade fact video game that almost killed him. He now has every little thing he might ever want for; funds, freedom and minimum obligations. regardless of all this, he's unhappy. He misses the intense adrenalin kicks that the sport supplied and his new, cozy way of life bores him. whilst he meets the wealthy and gorgeous Anna Argos in a sumptuous Dubai inn, lifestyles immediately will get extra fascinating. yet there's something tense underneath Anna’s cool floor. And there’s whatever unsettling approximately her mobilephone phone…

For Rebecca Normén, existence could be more uncomplicated now that her previous now not plagues her. She has been promoted to Unit Commander of an elite bodyguard staff and is set to maneuver in along with her boyfriend. regardless of this, she unearths it difficult to calm down. yet every thing alterations while she is notified of an internet discussion board the place an nameless police detective writes more and more threatening tales which are evidently approximately her. because the stalkers shut in on HP and Rebecca, the questions additionally meet up with them. what's genuine? Who are you able to belief? and the way do you guard yourself from a possibility whose life you can't end up?

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The Socotra Incident (Eric Ritter Spy Thriller, Book 3) by Richard Fox

By Richard Fox

Whilst Somali pirates hijack a fishing boat smuggling a nuclear warhead, a frantic race for the weapon ignites. Al Qaeda wishes the bomb to strike a devastating blow opposed to the West. The North Koreans wish the nuclear weapon again prior to their position in nuclear terrorism is laid out sooner than the area degree. The CIA wishes their operative Eric Ritter to grab the bomb intact for later use...and Ritter doesn't comprehend why.

As the path runs chilly, the CIA thrust the green and naive Cindy Davis into the secret agent video game. A Russian fingers broker holds the major to discovering the nuke, and Davis needs to locate the bomb earlier than it slips into terrorists hands.

The Socotra Incident is a globe-hopping army mystery brimming with rigidity, betrayal, and espionage.

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Trouble in Mudbug (Ghost-In-Law, Book 1) by Jana DeLeon

By Jana DeLeon

Scientist Maryse Robicheaux concept lot of her difficulties had long gone away along with her mother-in-law’s demise. the lady used to be impolite, pushy, manipulative and used her substantial wealth to run herd over the complete city of Mudbug, Louisiana.

Unfortunately, dying doesn’t decelerate Helena one bit.

DEA Agent Luc LeJeune is considering what his undercover task investigating the attractive scientist has gotten him into – in particular because it turns out a person desires her useless. protecting his secrets and techniques whereas holding Maryse proves to be more uncomplicated than combating his allure for the brainy attractiveness.

(Note: This booklet is a part of the author’s backlist, initially published in print in 2009 by way of Dorchester Publishing)

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