By Dan Brown
When the NSA's invincible code-breaking computer encounters a mysterious code it can't holiday, the corporation calls its head cryptographer, Susan Fletcher, an excellent, appealing mathematician. What she uncovers sends surprise waves during the corridors of strength. The NSA is being held hostage--not via weapons or bombs -- yet by way of a code so advanced that if published may cripple U.S. intelligence. stuck in an accelerating tempest of secrecy and lies, Fletcher battles to avoid wasting the corporation she believes in. Betrayed on each side, she unearths herself struggling with not just for her kingdom yet for her lifestyles, and after all, for the lifetime of the guy she loves.
By M. R. James, S. T. Joshi
The merely annotated variation of M. R. James’s writings at present available
Count Magnus and different Ghost Stories includes the total first volumes of James’s ghost tales, Ghost tales of an Antiquary and More Ghost tales of an Antiquary. those volumes are either the end result of the nineteenth-century ghost tale culture and the muse for far of the simplest twentieth-century paintings during this style. integrated during this assortment are such landmark stories as “Count Magnus,” set within the wilds of Sweden; “Number 13,” a particular story a few haunted resort room; “Casting the Runes,” a richly advanced story of sorcery that served because the foundation for the vintage horror movie Curse of the Demon; and “Oh, Whistle, and I’ll Come to You, My Lad,” essentially the most scary stories in literature. The appendix comprises numerous infrequent texts, together with “A evening in King’s university Chapel,” James’s first identified ghost story.
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An Alaskan cruise is the atmosphere for newbie detective Sadie Hoffmillers most modern experience. Sadie plans to spend time enjoyable together with her grown teenagers, Breanna and Shawn, and her boyfriend, Pete, whereas having fun with the posh and food of a chic cruise send and assisting to plot her daughters upcoming marriage ceremony. yet at the same time the workforce prepares to depart port, Sadie has suspicions concerning the voyage forward and the connection among her generally easygoing son and a mysterious woman passenger he evidently is familiar with yet refuses to debate. while the lady is stumbled on subconscious in the course of the moment evening at sea, Sadies apprehension escalates. during the last few years, Sadie has constructed an severe dislike for secrets and techniques and it is going to look her son is retaining one from her. *Includes 8 new mouthwatering recipes, verified and licensed by means of the reliable bakers of Sadies digital try Kitchen. *Josis culinary mysteries became favorites with participants of Goodreads and different booklet networking websites. *Readers consultant on hand on-line.
By Anne Perry
For a iteration, Anne Perry’s New York Times bestselling novels have invited readers to discover the brilliantly seductive middle of Victorian London, the place nice wealth and nice evil dwell facet by way of part, and nice males occasionally make unlucky choices.
In Blind Justice, Hester Monk, the spouse of William Monk, commander of the Thames River Police, questions the funds of a London church whose individuals’ well-deserved charitable presents seem to have ended up within the pocket of charismatic preacher Abel Taft, deciding to buy his advantageous domestic and the fashionable clothes of his spouse and daughters.
Taft is accused of extortion, and exceptional barrister Oliver Rathbone, newly appointed a pass judgement on, is selected to preside over his trial. it sort of feels transparent that Taft is certainly responsible. even if, on the final moment, the safeguard produces a witness who thoroughly undermines the fees. Then Rathbone makes a well-meaning yet reckless flow which may break his occupation, his recognition, and his life.
Blind Justice offers a wealthy and energetic landscape of London existence, from the teeming Thames docks to the rich West finish, whereas unfolding a powerful court docket drama. And whereas justice, legislation, and morality grasp within the stability, Hester and Monk race to avoid wasting their extraordinary pal Rathbone from shame. The incomparable artwork of Anne Perry grips us speedy until eventually the ultimate, unforgettable scene.
Praise for Blind Justice
“A remarkable fulfillment . . . Perry’s command of plot and prose shines.”—Bookreporter
“Ranks one of the best [Anne] Perry has written. Her court scenes have the realism of Scott Turow.”—Huntington News
“Gripping . . . those that love Victorian England will savor Ms. Perry’s presentation of interval info. Her mastery of this time and position supplies credence to the characters’ ethical and criminal struggles.”—New York magazine of Books
Praise for Anne Perry and her Wiliam Monk novels
A Sunless Sea
“Anne Perry’s Victorian mysteries are marvels.”—The big apple occasions e-book Review
“Masterful storytelling and relocating dialogue.”—The Star-Ledger
“[An] engrossing page-turner . . . There’s not anyone higher at utilizing phrases to color a scene after which fill it with sounds and scents than Anne Perry.”—The Boston Globe
“Brilliant . . . a page-turning mystery . . . mixing compelling plotting with fantastically learned human emotion and beautiful interval detail.”—Jeffery Deaver, writer of Edge
The transferring Tide
“The mysterious and hazardous waterfront international of London’s ‘longest street,’ the Thames, involves life.”—South Florida Sun-Sentinel
From the Hardcover edition.
By Jonathan Kellerman
Whilst the telephone jewelry in the midst of the evening, baby psychologist Alex Delaware doesn't hesitate. riding throughout the dream-lit San Fernando Valley, Alex rushes to Jamey Cadmus, the sufferer he had failed 5 years before—and who now calls with a weird and wonderful cry for aid. yet by the point Alex reaches Canyon Oaks Psychiatric health center, Jamey is long past, surfacing an afternoon later within the arms of the police, who think Jamey is the notorious Lavender Slasher, a psychotic serial killer. Wooed by means of a high-powered legal professional to construct a security, Alex gets an opportunity to do what he couldn’t 5 years in the past. And whilst he friends right into a family’s stricken background and Jamey’s fabulous, tormented brain, the psychologist places himself on the middle of a high-profile case. simply because Alex is familiar with that during a realm of cash, loss, and insanity, whatever bad driven Jamey over the edge—or else a person is getting away with homicide.
By Gladys Mitchell
Mrs. Bradley has handled murderers ahead of, yet she has continuously handled them as a certified psychologist--coolly, scientifically, nearly lightly. Now, in spite of the fact that, the bright outdated girl is fiercely made up our minds to deliver a merciless and ruthless assassin to bay. a number of participants of the Bradley loved ones play major roles in a case concerning a different college the place younger offenders are despatched in hopes of reforming them. First released in 1941.
By John Dickson Carr
The 1st SIR HENRY MERRIVALE secret. whilst Dean Halliday turns into confident that the malevolent ghost of Louis Playge is haunting his kinfolk property in London, he invitations Ken Bates and Detective-Inspector Masters alongside to Plague courtroom to enquire. Arriving at evening, they locate his aunt and fiancée getting ready to exorcise the spirit in a séance run by way of psychic Roger Darworth. whereas Darworth locks himself in a stone condominium at the back of Plague courtroom, the séance proceeds, and on the finish he's discovered gruesomely murdered. yet who, or what, may have killed him? the entire home windows and doorways have been bolted and locked, and nobody can have gotten inside of. the single person who can clear up the crime during this weird and wonderful and chilling story is locked-room specialist Sir Henry Merrivale.
By Alane Ferguson
The Landon family members has come to Montana's Glacier nationwide Park to aid determine why grizzly cubs are disappearing. yet for 12-year-old Jack, the genuine secret is his sister Ashley's unusual habit. What used to be she doing within the woods on my own so early within the morning? And why did she misinform their mom and dad? a series of heart-pounding occasions convey Jack and Ashley face-to-face with an enraged mama grizzly, they usually locate themselves working for his or her lives as they turn into the hunted.
By Andrea Camilleri
From the New York Times bestselling writer of The Potter's Field, winner of the Crime Writers' Association's overseas Dagger Award and longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Prize
With their darkish sophistication and dry humor, Andrea Camilleri's highly renowned Sicilian crime novels proceed to win a growing number of enthusiasts in the USA. The day after a typhoon, Inspector Montalbano encounters an odd lady who expresses curiosity in a undeniable yacht scheduled to dock that afternoon. now not lengthy after she's long past, the yacht's group stories discovering a disfigured corpse. additionally at anchor is a luxurious vessel with a just a little shady group. either boats must remain in Vigàta till the research is over and, in line with info from the lady, Montalbano starts to imagine the occupants of the yacht may possibly understand extra concerning the man's dying than they're letting on.
By Brian Stableford
The Shoggoths assault: "They were so terrible sooner than that I dare now not say that they have been any longer terrible after they got here again… They have been nonetheless unspeakable, nonetheless unthinkable—but no matter if i'll communicate or reflect on them or no longer, they have been here."
Auguste Dupin is among the few individuals who can establish the infrequent Cthulhu Encryption etched within the flesh of a demise lady. The Comte de Saint-Germain owns a better half cryptogram that he believes is the most important to discovering a wonderful treasure buried by means of the pirate Levasseur. stressed through Shoggoths and tracked through Saint-Germain, Dupin needs to locate the foremost to the advanced puzzle. Can the may possibly of Cthulhu be held at bay? or even if he reveals a solution, can he and his pals break out with their lives?
A riveting horror novel set in H.P. Lovecraft's Cthuhlu Mythos!