The Long Lavender Look: A Travis McGee Novel

By John D. MacDonald

From a loved grasp of crime fiction, The lengthy Lavender Look is one of the vintage novels that includes Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

A stunning younger factor, donning little greater than a made up our minds glance, streaks out of the darkness and into Travis McGee’s headlights. McGee hits the brakes, misses the fleeing soul by means of inches, and lands the other way up in ten ft of water—and correct into the center of a violent mystery.

“To diggers one thousand years from now, the works of John D. MacDonald will be a treasure at the order of the tomb of Tutankhamen.”—Kurt Vonnegut

McGee and his previous pal Meyer are cruising alongside on their long ago from a marriage whilst the lady darts in entrance in their automobile. They be ready to emerge from the wreckage and are limping alongside the abandoned Florida street while somebody comes through in an previous truck and takes a number of photographs at them. rather a lot for Southern hospitality. McGee and Meyer head to a carrier station to regroup, yet are there arrested and charged with murder.

It seems a neighborhood thug has simply been killed, and the lead suspects are Meyer and McGee. Someone’s evidently out to get them—and during this Twilight Zone they’ve came across themselves in, they need to assemble their assets to struggle for his or her lives opposed to a deeply corrupt system.

Features a brand new advent by means of Lee Child

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Onion Street (Moe Prager Mystery)

By Reed Farrel Coleman

A Moe Prager Mystery

It's 1967 and Moe Prager is wandering aimlessly via his university profession and his existence. All that alterations while his female friend Mindy is viciously overwhelmed right into a coma and left to die at the snow-covered streets of Brooklyn. without warning, Moe has objective. he's decided to determine who is performed this to Mindy and why. yet Mindy isn't the basically individual in Moe's lifestyles who is at risk. a person is usually attempting to kill his most sensible and oldest buddy, Bobby Friedman.

Things get particularly unusual whilst Moe enlists assistance from Lids, a half-cracked genius drug pusher from the previous local. Lids hooks Moe up together with his first good info. challenge is, the data turns out to take Moe in 5 instructions instantaneously and results in extra questions than solutions. How is a sour previous camp survivor attached to the lifeless guy within the condo above his fixit store, or to the OD-ed junkie came upon at the boardwalk in Coney Island? What may possibly an underground radical team need to do with the neighborhood Mafioso capo? And the place do Mindy and Bobby healthy into any of this?

Moe will threat every thing to discover the solutions. he'll commute from the pot-holed pavement of Brighton seashore to the Pocono Mountains to the runways at Kennedy Airport. yet irrespective of how a ways he is going or how briskly he will get there, all roads bring about Onion Street.

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Mirage (The Oregon Files)

By Clive Cussler

The impressive new novel within the number one New York Times bestselling sequence from the grand grasp of experience.

In October 1943, a U.S. destroyer sailed out of Philadelphia and supposedly vanished, the results of a military scan with electromagnetic radiation. the tale used to be thought of a hoax—but now Juan Cabrillo and his Oregon colleagues aren’t so sure.

There is speak of a brand new weapon quickly to be offered, whatever very risky to America’s pursuits, and the rumors hyperlink it to the good inventor Nikola Tesla, who used to be operating with the army while he died in 1943. was once he liable for the test? Are his notes within the fingers of enemies?

As Cabrillo races to discover the reality, he discovers there's much more at stake than he can have imagined—but by the point he realizes it, he might already be too past due…

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Protect and Defend

By Richard North Patterson

On a chilly day in January President Kerry Kilcannon takes the oath of office-- and inside days makes his first, most vital circulation: appointing a brand new leader Justice of the best court docket. Kilcannon's selection is a feminine pass judgement on with an excellent list. And a mystery.

While the Senate spars over Caroline Masters' nomination, an inflammatory abortion rights case is making its means towards the judge--and will explode into the headlines. without warning, the main divisive factor in the USA turns the President's nomination into all-out battle. And from pass judgement on Masters to a conservative, war-hero senator dealing with a hindrance of judgment of right and wrong and a fifteen-year-old woman scuffling with for her destiny, nobody should be safe. safeguard and Defend takes us on a riveting trip among what's criminal, what's correct . . . and the cost of ultimately realizing the adaptation.

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The Golden Hour (A Judd Ryker Novel)

By Todd Moss

THE nationwide BESTSELLER

A amazing mystery debut of twenty-first-century espionage, by means of a former Deputy Assistant Secretary of country who “knows the place the entire our bodies are buried—literally" (W. E. B. Griffin).

The Golden Hour: In overseas politics, the hundred hours following a coup, whilst there's nonetheless an opportunity that international relations, a mystery again channel, army action—something—may opposite the chain of events.

As the director of the hot nation division main issue response Unit, Judd Ryker will get an opportunity to end up that his idea of the Golden Hour really works, while there’s a coup in Mali. yet within the genuine international, these hours contain issues he’s by no means even imagined.

As Ryker races from Washington to Europe and around the Sahara desolate tract, he unearths that personalities, loyalties—everything he notion he knew—begin to shift underneath his ft, and that associates and enemies are available many types.

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Bad Company (Sean Dillon)

By Jack Higgins

Jack Higgins's past novels Edge of Danger and Midnight Runner positioned British intelligence agent Sean Dillon via "a lot of thrills [and] wild motion" (Los Angeles Times). Now a brand new enemy has emerged with a dismal mystery from global conflict II--and a ranking to settle with agent Dillon.

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Degree of Guilt

By Richard North Patterson

Christopher Paget is a tribulation attorney with a well-known prior: as a tender investigator in Washington he unearthed a scandal that introduced damage to the President - and an abrupt finish to his affair with journalist Mary Carelli. Now, fifteen years later, Carelli is a recognized television journalist in ny and Paget is major a comparatively tranquil existence elevating their son in San Francisco. until eventually a cost of homicide adjustments every thing. The sufferer - a global well-known (and notorious) novelist. The accused - Mary Carelli. while Paget is of the same opinion to protect her, mostly for the sake in their son, her claims of tried rape and self-defence appear water-tight. yet steadily secrets and techniques from her earlier come to mild and Paget is all of sudden dealing with an explosive mixture of public trial and private clash leaving his personal and his son's fates susceptible and uncovered.

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Killing Plato (Jack Shepherd, Book 2)

By Jake Needham

Plato Karsarkis was once a world big name directly out of self-importance reasonable until eventually a brand new York grand jury indicted him for smuggling Iraqi oil and charged him with racketeering and espionage. there has been additionally the problem of a lady he could or won't have murdered to hide all of it up. whilst Karsarkis flees the U.S. simply sooner than the FBI and swiftly vanishes, the world's media whips itself right into a frenzy.

Jack Shepherd was once a politically attached American attorney till he traded the fierce intrigues of Washington for the quiet lifestyles in Bangkok. Then someday he walks right into a bar at the jet-set island of Phuket and reveals the world's most renowned fugitive looking ahead to him.

Karsarkis desires to lease him. He wishes a presidential pardon so he can go back to American and he is aware Shepherd's connections to the White residence simply may get it for him. however the U.S. Marshals are in Phuket to boot and so they wish anything from Shepherd, too. They're there to kidnap Karsarkis and take him again to the USA for trial and the Marshals wish Shepherd to aid them set a trap.

What Shepherd desires is for everyone to leave and go away him on my own. no less than he does until eventually he discovers a chilling mystery, one who plunges him a violent spiral of friendship and betrayal and pulls him directly again into the existence he suggestion he had left in the back of in Washington.

The Marshals aren't particularly in Phuket to arrest Plato Karsarkis. They're there to kill him.

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Ring

By Koji Suzuki

A mysterious videotape warns that the viewer will die in a single week except a definite, unspecified act is played. precisely one week after gazing the tape, 4 children die one after one other of middle failure.

Asakawa, a hardworking journalist, is intrigued via his niece's inexplicable dying. His research leads him from a metropolitan tokyo teeming with sleek society's fears to a rural Japan--a mountain hotel, a volcanic island, and a nation-state clinic--haunted by way of the prior. His try and resolve the tape's secret earlier than it's too late--for everyone--assumes an more and more lethal urgency. Ring is a chillingly instructed horror tale, a masterfully suspenseful secret, and post-modern journey.

The good fortune of Koji Suzuki's novel the hoop has result in manga, tv and picture variations in Japan, Korea, and the U.S.

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