By Mary Higgins Clark
From #1 long island Times bestselling “Queen of Suspense” comes an exciting novel approximately lacking billions, a disgraced financier, and people decided to profit the reality at any cost…
As the only assistant to a recognized upscale inside clothier, Lane Harmon, mom to five-year-old Katie, is acquainted with traveling opulent houses round the tri-state region. A born optimist, Lane unearths the glimpse into those gilded worlds attention-grabbing, and loves the gift of exceeding the expectancies in their often-demanding vendors. whilst she is named to aid in decorating a modest townhouse in Bergen County, she is familiar with the activity is uncommon. Then she learns the house belongs to the spouse of a infamous and disgraced financier named Parker Bennett.
Parker Bennett has been lacking for 2 years. He dropped out of sight earlier than it used to be came upon that the $5 billion funds within the fund he have been dealing with had vanished. Bennett had long gone out on his sailboat within the Caribbean. was once it suicide or had he staged his disappearance? The scandal round his identify has now not died down. His consumers and the government all are looking to hint the cash and locate Bennett if he's nonetheless alive.
Lane is stunned to discover herself moved via Mrs. Bennett’s calm dignity and it seems that honest trust in her husband’s innocence. steadily, Lane unearths herself attracted to Eric, the Bennetts’ son, who's equally made up our minds to end up that his father isn't accountable. Lane doesn’t comprehend that the nearer she will get to the Bennetts, the extra she places her life―and her daughter’s life―in jeopardy.
With the hair-raising storytelling ability that has made her America’s “Queen of Suspense,” Mary Higgins Clark combines a headline-making monetary scandal and a wide ranging story of deception and betrayal into one among her best novels.
By J. A. Jance
A riveting novel of darkish secrets and techniques and murderous rage that includes Seattle detective J.P. Beaumont from the New York Times bestselling writer of Betrayal of Trust
In loss of life, they have been entwined like lovers—a guy and a lady hideously slaughtered, then crammed right into a closet within the Seattle college District development. yet what seems a cut-and-dried crime of ardour, whole with a terrific leading suspect, is going deeper than investigating detective J.P. Beaumont may possibly ever have imagined. For an accused betrayed husband is conserving anything surprising conscientiously hidden, a terrifying fact that’s warmer and extra sordid than extramarital intercourse. and a few secrets and techniques are extra deadly than murder.
By Andrea Camilleri
Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Montalbano has garnered hundreds of thousands of fanatics around the world together with his sardonic tackle Sicilian lifestyles. Montalbano's most recent case starts off with a mysterious têtê à têtê with a Mafioso, a few inexplicably deserted loot from a grocery store heist, and loss of life phrases that lead him to an unlawful fingers cache in a mountain cave. There, the inspector reveals younger enthusiasts, useless for 50 years and nonetheless embracing, watched over via a life-sized terra-cotta puppy. Montalbano's ardour to resolve this previous crime takes him on a trip via Sicily's prior and into one family's darkest secrets and techniques. With sly wit and a prepared knowing of human nature, Montalbano is a detective whose earthiness, compassion, and mind's eye make him completely irresistable.
By Frederick Forsyth
By Christianna Brand
Whilst Scotland Yard's younger Mr. Charlesworth calls at Christophe et Cie a couple of homicide, he unearths 5 captivating younger women--all lovely, all suspects, all able to hinder his investigations. He will be difficult pressed to assert which factors extra problems--when there's a moment homicide, or while he falls in love with the most suspect.
By Phillip Margolin
Amanda Jaffe used to be a emerging famous person in Portland's criminal group till her good publicized conflict with an excellent sociopath—ironically the trial that made her famous—left her traumatized, choked with self-doubt, and cautious of the limelight. yet now she's agreed to deal with a case not anyone else will touch.
Her shopper, Jon Dupre, runs an upscale call-girl provider and stands accused of murdering a high-profile U.S. senator. To Amanda, Dupre's tale of an ultra-secret society of tremendous robust, risky, politically influenced males feels like a criminal's determined try to get away justice. yet unexpectedly too many vital individuals are pressuring her to drop the case . . . and too many folks are dying.
But Amanda won't give up back to her worry. To get her existence again, she'll persist with this lethal juggernaut of an research anywhere it leads her: to the graveyard, into the depths of hell . . . or to the top place of work within the land.
By Harlan Coben
Within the moment Myron Bolitar novel from Edgar Award–winner Harlan Coben, a tender woman’s tragic dying spirals right into a shattering drama of threat, secrets and techniques, and rage. unexpectedly Myron is in over his head—and enjoying the main harmful online game of all.
“Engaging . . . hilarious.”—Los Angeles Times Book Review
as soon as, Valerie Simpson’s tennis occupation skyrocketed; now, the headlines belong to a participant from the inaccurate aspect of the tracks. but if Valerie is shot lifeless in chilly blood and dropped outdoors the stadium on the U.S. Open, activities agent Myron Bolitar investigates the killing and uncovers a connection among the 2 gamers and a six-year-old homicide at an particular mainline membership. As Myron is drawn into the case—along with a grimy U.S. senator, a jealous mom, and the mob—he unearths himself stuck among a killer and the truth.
“Harlan Coben is the fashionable grasp of the hook-and-twist.”—Dan Brown
From number one bestselling masters of crime fiction comes a rare mystery approximately relations, homicide, and secrets.
It’s been greater than a yr on the grounds that LAPD detective Jacob Lev discovered the outstanding fact approximately his family members, and he’s no longer coping good. He’s again to consuming, the LAPD particular tasks division keeps to shadow him, and the reminiscence of a lady named Mai haunts him. And whereas Jacob has attempted to construct a bridge to his mom, she is still imprisoned within her personal tattered brain. Then he comes around the dossier for a grotesque unsolved homicide that brings the 2 halves of his existence into startling collision. discovering the killer will take him midway world wide, to Paris. It’s a deadly look for fact that plunges him into the prior. And for Jacob Lev, there isn't any position extra scary.
By Jim Thompson
To his pals, to his coworkers, or even to his mistress Moira, Roy Dillon is a decent hardworking salesman. He lives in an inexpensive lodge simply inside his pay bracket. He is going to paintings on a daily basis. He has hundreds and hundreds of buddies and co-workers who may well attest to his stable character.
Yet, hidden in the back of 3 gaudy clown work in Roy's pallid lodge room, sits fifty-two thousand dollars--the cash Roy makes from his brief cons, his "grifting." For years, Roy has without difficulty maintained keep an eye on over his house-of-cards life--until the best con is going fallacious, and he unearths himself seriously injured and on the mercy of the main harmful girl he ever met: his personal mother.
THE GRIFTERS, the best novels ever written in regards to the artwork of the con, is an ingeniously crafted tale of deception and betrayal that used to be the root for Stephen Frears' and Martin Scorsese's critically-acclaimed movie of an identical identify.