Last Days

By Brian Evenson, Peter Straub

"The deceptively easy prose retains the booklet brisk or even gripping as its puzzles develop extra craggy and complicated. this is often Evenson's singular, Poe-like reward: He writes with intelligence and a gradual hand, even if his characters choose to lop their very own limbs off."—Time Out New York

When Kline is abducted by way of a gloomy sect that believes amputation brings you toward God, he is tasked with uncovering who murdered their chief. Will he discover the reality in time to save lots of himself, tackle the mantle of prophet, or damage all he sees with a rain of biblical violence?

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Djinn

By Alain Robbe-Grillet

« Robbe-Grillet nous revient, au meilleur de sa forme, avec une manière de conte fantastique, décoré d’un titre hugolien : Djinn. Que ce djinn-là soit une transcription phonétique du prénom féminin américain Jean, porté par une des figures majeures du récit, c’est une première malice. Elle sera suivie de beaucoup d’autres. Tout est jeu dans ce texte qui ne cesse de se dédoubler, en faisant oublier ce qu’il est pour donner l’illusion parfaite d’autre chose.

Ce livre réussit à être, en même temps, une merveilleuse histoire à dormir debout, aussi étrange qu’un conte d’Hoffmann, aussi souriante qu’une rêverie de Lewis Carroll, aussi rebondissante qu’une aventure de James Bond, et il nous apporte une excellente synthèse de l’univers romanesque de Robbe-Grillet.

Tout y est. Ses décors préférés, ses objets fétiches, ses intrigues favorites d’espionnage et ses reprises maniaques des mêmes scènes sous un éclairage différent.

Simon Lecœur, à los angeles recherche d’un emploi, tombe dans les rets d’une mystérieuse Américaine, Jean, qui le subjugue au element qu’il en devient aussitôt amoureux. Sans rien lui expliquer, elle le cost d’une venture qu’un crisis, apparemment imprévu, l. a. chute d’un enfant sur le pavé disjoint d’une ruelle vague, l’empêche d’accomplir. Cet twist of fate, parfaitement programmé au contraire, remet Simon entre les mains de deux enfants, Marie et Jean, qui le contraignent à jouer l’aveugle pour découvrir quelle corporation souterraine il sert : c’est une société de lutte contre le machinisme où l’on n’use, par ironie, que de machines et dont tous les brokers, découvre-t-on à los angeles fin du récit, après plusieurs variantes, ne sont que des robots.

Je pense que Robbe-Grillet n’est jamais allé aussi loin dans ses angoisses. C’est pourquoi Djinn, avec ce titre hanté et ce fil conducteur imposé, me paraît être un de ses ouvrages les plus prenants. » (Jacqueline Piatier, Le Monde)

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Lost Souls (Dean Koontz's Frankenstein, Book 4)

By Dean Koontz

#1 New York Times bestselling writer Dean Koontz increases the stakes--and the suspense--taking his Frankenstein saga to a dynamic new point with the riveting tale of a small city lower than siege, the place sturdy and evil, destruction and production, converge because the destiny of the area hangs within the stability.

FRANKENSTEIN: misplaced SOULS

The conflict opposed to humanity has all started. within the useless hours of the evening, a stranger enters the house of the mayor of Rainbow Falls, Montana. The stranger is within the leading edge of a wave of intruders who will invade different houses . . . workplaces . . . each neighborhood establishment, assuming the identities and the lives of these they've been engineered to exchange. prior to the sunlight rises, the city should be less than complete attack, the hole target within the new Victor Frankenstein’s trajectory of final destruction. Deucalion—Victor’s first, haunted creation—saw his maker die in New Orleans years prior. but an unshakable instinct tells him that Victor lives—and is at paintings back. inside hours Deucalion will come along with his outdated allies, detectives Carson O’Connor and Michael Maddison, Victor’s engineered spouse, Erika 5, and her better half Jocko to confront new peril. Others will assemble round them. yet this time Victor has a mysterious, strong new backer, and he and his military are extra ambitious, their ability and intentions infinitely extra lethal, than ever ahead of.

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Faces in Time: A Time Travel Thriller

By Lewis E. Aleman

A 20-Year Race via Time...
In the close to destiny, one guy holds the main to our prior. Chester Fuze lived a solitary existence until eventually he flung himself two decades again in time. For years, he had enjoyed superstar Rhonda Romero via tv displays, motion picture theaters, and journal covers. It wasn't till she had fallen as far as to promote her face for a beauty transplant that he knew he needed to shuttle again and keep her ahead of her lifestyles headed down this type of tragic and damaging course. Lunging backward via 20 years in a flash, Chester races throughout kingdom and enters the area of seedy playing and the weird jungle of behind-the-scenes Hollywood, whereas being hunted down via a deranged bookie, an escaped convict, or even his prior self, all of whom are made up our minds to kill him. He had set aside the key to time go back and forth, bold no longer chance the realm to check his idea. It had positioned him in a directly jacket for numerous years of his existence. It had estranged his personal mom from him. He had permit it opt for his personal sanity. Now, he'll choose it again as much as keep Rhonda. God support us all.

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The Mayan Resurrection (Mayan Trilogy, Book 2)

By Steve Alten

US identify: Resurrection - sequence can be often called "Domain Trilogy" after US identify for e-book One

After sacrificing himself to maintain the human race, Michael Gabriel is imprisoned in a torturous, purgatory-like measurement within the Mayan netherworld. The Mayan prophecy states that the Hero Twins - Michael's sons Jacob and Immanuel, born to his spouse Dominique the yr after his entrapment - needs to commute to the Mayan realm of their 20th yr to loose and resurrect him. but it additionally heeds a caution. Born a similar day because the twins is a gloomy strength that threatens their future. This, The Abomination - the feminine yin to their yang - represents evil in its purest shape, and won't yield until eventually they succumb to its temptation.

Review
'With the storytelling sensibilities of Crichton and Cussler, Alten definite understands tips on how to write a thriller' -Kevin J. Anderson.

About the Author
Steve Alten is the recent York instances bestselling writer of Meg: a singular of Deep Terror and The Mayan Prophecy. He lives along with his family members in Boca Raton, Florida.

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The Shut Mouth Society

By James D. Best

While a wealthy Santa Barbara collector acquires a newly came across Abraham Lincoln record, he asks detective Greg Evarts and UCLA professor Patricia Baldwin to authenticate it. Their learn launches them right into a harmful fight with a mystery society shaped in the course of Reconstruction. earlier than they could remedy the secret surrounding the Lincoln manuscript, a stunning homicide forces them to run for his or her lives. As they race around the kingdom, they find a Civil battle mystery which may disappointed the stability of energy in North the United States. Now Evarts and Baldwin needs to get to the bottom of the 150-year-old conspiracy ahead of it is too past due . . . and prior to they're silenced for solid.

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The Awakening

By Donna Boyd

The distinguished writer of The Alchemist leaves the area of historical Egypt with this chilling, glossy ghost tale of an unraveling kin. Paul and Penny Mason are spending the summer season on the kin lake apartment with their stricken, teenage daughter, Elsie, in a final ditch attempt to avoid wasting their crumbling marriage. yet their once-idyllic summer time domestic by surprise feels eerily chilly and darkly foreboding. truly, all isn't really correct. Penny is suffering from habitual nightmares, terrible photographs of violence that happen within the cottage. Paul and Elsie are stunned through the looks of a tragic, unusual girl, who turns out to grasp them, yet calls them by way of names that aren't their very own. The secret simply deepens once they realize an old field in the home. inside of is a photograph of the girl, alive in a far off earlier. who's she? and what's the resource of the seeping, cold ache that has by surprise settled over the relatives? the reply lies inside of Penny's stressful desires and Elsie's fragile emotional state-and while lengthy buried secrets and techniques exhibit themselves, it will likely be the main scary day of all in their lives....

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The Keeper of Lost Causes: The First Department Q Novel (A Department Q Novel)

By Jussi Adler-Olsen

The first publication in New York Times bestsellerJussi Adler-Olsen's electrifying division Q series.

The no 1 foreign bestseller from Jussi Adler-Olsen, writer of The Absent One—perfect for fanatics of Stieg Larsson's The woman with the Dragon Tattoo 

Carl Mørck was one in every of Copenhagen’s most sensible murder detectives. Then a hail of bullets destroyed the lives of 2 fellow police officers, and Carl—who didn’t draw his weapon—blames himself. So a merchandising is the very last thing he expects. yet division Q is a division of 1, and Carl’s acquired just a stack of Copenhagen’s coldest situations for corporation. His colleagues chuckle, yet Carl can have the final snigger, simply because one dossier retains nagging at him: a liberal flesh presser vanished 5 years previous and is presumed lifeless. yet she isn’t lifeless … yet.

Darkly funny, propulsive, and atmospheric, The Keeper of misplaced Causes introduces American readers to the mega-bestselling sequence quick turning into a global sensation.

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The Dreadful Lemon Sky: A Travis McGee Novel

By John D. MacDonald

From a cherished grasp of crime fiction, The Dreadful Lemon Sky is one of the vintage novels that includes Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.
 
round 4 within the morning, Travis McGee is jarred conscious by way of a breathless ghost from his previous: an past love who wishes a spot to stash a package deal packed with money. What’s in it for McGee? Ten grand and no questions requested. weeks later, she’s dead.
 
“The Travis McGee novels are among the best works of fiction ever penned by way of an American author.”—Jonathan Kellerman
 
Carolyn Milligan used to be simply aboard McGee’s boat for one evening. She got here to drop off 100 grand for safekeeping. What Carrie relatively wanted was once a person to maintain her secure. She acknowledged she’d be again in a month. as a substitute Carrie is killed in a doubtful roadside twist of fate. Now McGee is left with a fortune—and a nagging conscience.
 
So McGee takes a visit to the seedy little city of Bayside, Florida, to seem into Carrie’s lifestyles earlier than she confirmed up on his boat. What McGee reveals simply pushes him extra into the corrupt global of substances and blood that Carrie was once attempting to get away. McGee is used to excessive stakes, but if the our bodies commence piling up, even he can be in over his head.
 
Features a brand new creation through Lee Child

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Ransom Dreams (A Novel of Psychological Dread)

By Robert Bucchianeri

What motivates a sociopath? Elaine Burnett needs to discover or die.

Frustrated along with her lover’s lack of ability to decide to marriage and a baby, Elaine Burnett responds to a private advert positioned through Walker Thomas Trumbo, a sociopath and thinker with a hellish inspiration approximately kinfolk values.

Elaine’s one blameless act units off a cascade of occasions that might flip her existence the other way up and threaten it, in addition to that of her lover, psychologist Alan Everson. As Walker relentlessly stalks the couple, they try to resolve the secret of what's riding their tormentor prior to he destroys their love and their lives.

The novel is resembling George Dawes Green’s, The Juror, quite in regards to his exquisitely rendered antagonist and likewise just like Jonathan Kellerman’s Alex Delaware mental thrillers.

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