Christmas is looming,and investigator Catherine Berlin is out of a job.Broke,and with a drug habit that’s only just under control,she quickly agrees when an old friend offers her work. 120 more words
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Kidnappers have snatched the teenage son of super-star golfer Linda Coldren and her husband,Jack,an aging pro,at the height of the U.S. Open.To help get the boy back,sports agent Myron Bolitar goes charging after clues and suspects from the Main Line mansions to a downtown cheaters’ motel and back in time to a U.S.Open twenty-three years ago,when Jack Coldren should have won,but didn’t.Suddenly Myron finds himself surrounded by blue bloods,criminals,and liars.And as one family’s darkest secrets explode into murder,Myron finds out just how rough this game can get. 7 more words
The mission seems simple enough:extract a pharmaceutical magnate from Russian soil,a volatile man who holds the secret to a deadly bioweapon.But nothing is as it appears to be A desperate call from Painter Crowe,director of Sigma Force,thrusts Tucker and Kane into a frantic race to rescue the brilliant-but-deluded Abram Bukolov from a cadre of skilled assassins,a deadly team backed by a shadowy Russian general,a figure bent on revenge and power. 152 more words
A month ago,world-renowned artist Victor Maitland was found dead in his Mott Street studio stabbed repeatedly in the back.With no clear leads or suspects,the New York Police Department calls Chief Edward Delaney out of retirement.Delaney is still adjusting to life on the outside,and he’s bored by his free time He welcomes the chance to put his well-honed investigative skills to the test once again.To investigate the case,Delaney plunges into Maitland’s rarefied orbit.Following a winding path of avarice,deception, and fraud,Delaney uncovers a long line of suspects that includes Maitland’s wife,son,and mistress.When a second murder rocks Manhattan’s art world Delaney moves closer to the truth about what kind of a man or monster Victor Maitland really was.But which of the artist’s enemies was capable of killing him and leaving no trail? 9 more words
One Dark Secret. One act of revenge.
When Emma Joseph met her husband David, he was a man shattered by grief. His first wife had been killed outright when her car veered off the road.Just as tragically,their six-year old daughter mysteriously vanished from the scene of the accident.Now,six years later,Emma believes the painful years are behind them.She and David have built a new life together and have a beautiful baby son,Ollie.Then a stranger walks into their lives,and their world tilts on its axis.Emma’s life no longer feels secure.Does she know what really happened all those years ago? 71 more words
The year was 2014.We had cured cancer.We had beaten the common cold.But in doing so we created something new, something terrible that no one could stop. 59 more words