The Cinderella Murder: An Under Suspicion Novel

By Mary Higgins Clark, Alafair Burke

During this collaboration among “Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark and bestselling writer Alafair Burke, “the snappy speed, layered characters, and lots of plot surprises will continue readers guessing during this attention-grabbing secret” (Booklist).

Television manufacturer Laurie Moran is overjoyed whilst the pilot for her truth drama, Under Suspicion, is a hit. much more, the program—a chilly case sequence that revisits unsolved crimes by way of recreating them with these affected—is off to a phenomenal begin while it is helping resolve an notorious homicide within the first actual episode.

Now Laurie has the right case to add within the subsequent episode of Under Suspicion: the Cinderella homicide. whilst Susan Dempsey, a gorgeous and multi-talented UCLA pupil, was once came across lifeless, her homicide raised a number of questions. Why was once her motor vehicle parked miles from her physique? Had she ever proven up for the appearing audition she was once as a result of attend on the domestic of an up-and-coming director? Why does Susan’s boyfriend are looking to keep away from questions about their dating? was once her disappearance attached to a debatable church? used to be she with reference to her laptop technological know-how professor due to her technological brilliance, or whatever extra? And why used to be Susan lacking one among her sneakers whilst her physique was once discovered?

With assistance from Under Suspicion host Alex Buckley, Laurie understands the case will allure nice scores, specifically while the previous suspects comprise Hollywood’s elite and tech billionaires. The suspense and drama are ideal for the silver screen—but is Cinderella’s assassin prepared for a close-up?

jointly Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke carry “plenty of intrigue and pleasure” (Publishers Weekly) during this interesting begin to a brand new sequence that may hold you guessing till the ultimate web page.

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Half of Paradise

By James Lee Burke

Meet Avery Broussard, the final in a line of once-substantial land vendors whose weak point for alcohol lands him in felony; J.P. Winfield, a dirt-poor singer who makes it to the head of hillbilly tune in basic terms to be destroyed by way of a drug dependancy; and Toussaint Boudreaux, a black longshoreman who's arrange for a criminal offense he didn't devote. What brings them jointly, and the way they need to fight to flee the bondage that hyperlinks them makes for a story of surroundings and suspense that's classic Burke.
Burke's debut novel used to be released while the now-bestselling writer was once in his twenties, and but includes the entire wealthy storytelling parts readers have come to anticipate.

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Sycamore Row (The Jake Brigance)

By John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
Don’t pass over an unique essay through John Grisham at the back of the book.

John Grisham takes you again to the place all of it all started. One of the most well-liked novels of our time, A Time to Kill demonstrated John Grisham because the grasp of the felony mystery. Now we go back to Ford County as Jake Brigance unearths himself embroiled in a fiercely arguable trial that exposes a tortured heritage of racial tension.
 
Seth Hubbard is a filthy rich guy demise of lung melanoma. He trusts nobody. earlier than he hangs himself from a sycamore tree, Hubbard leaves a brand new, handwritten will. it truly is an act that drags his grownup young ones, his black maid, and Jake right into a clash as riveting and dramatic because the homicide trial that made Brigance one in every of Ford County’s so much infamous voters, simply 3 years previous. the second one will increases many extra questions than it solutions. Why may Hubbard depart the vast majority of his fortune to his maid? Had chemotherapy and painkillers affected his skill to imagine in actual fact? And what does all of it need to do with a section of land as soon as referred to as Sycamore Row?
 
Praise for Sycamore Row
 
“Powerful . . . immensely readable . . . the simplest of his books.”The Washington Post
 
“Welcome again, Jake. . . . [Brigance] is without doubt one of the such a lot totally built and interesting characters in all of Grisham’s novels.”USA Today
 
“One of [Grisham’s] most interesting . . . Sycamore Row is a real literary event.”—The long island occasions publication Review

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Judgement and Wrath (Joe Hunter, Book 2)

By Matt Hilton

SUMMARY:
Joe Hunter doesn't like bullies. So his most up-to-date task - saving a tender girl from her bully boyfriend - is a no brainer. because it seems, the vengeful father isn't the one person who desires the boyfriend useless. quickly Hunter is face-to-face with a freelance killer who takes his paintings very heavily. agreement killer Dantalion has a expertise for killing and retains a listing of his sufferers in a publication chained to his waist. every one sufferer is numbered. And the physique count number is ready to begin emerging . . .

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Heaven's Fall (Heaven's Shadow)

By David S. Goyer, Michael Cassutt

Mankind’s first touch with extraterrestrial existence ended in a huge revelation. Their final could lead them to extinction.

Twenty years have handed because the mysterious Near-Earth item nicknamed Keanu seemed within the evening sky and transported people from all over the place Earth into its inside. There they found that Keanu was once a long-range spaceship—and they weren't by myself. They joined forces with the extraterrestrial beings referred to as the Architects, who had come from galaxy to hunt assist in battling the vicious Reivers. they usually defeated them.

Or in order that they thought.

For while Keanu reestablished touch with Earth, they realized that the Reivers have taken over the planet, putting many of the inhabitants lower than their dominion. yet mankind’s final wish could but be hidden contained in the NEO. And if the boys and ladies nonetheless in Keanu can't locate it, humanity may be complete. And the galaxy could be subsequent.

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The Judge (A Paul Madriani Novel)

By Steve Martini

Whilst pass judgement on Armando Acosta is charged with soliciting a prostitute, legal professional Paul Madriani is below sympathetic. however, Madriani is compelled to safeguard his previous nemesis.

And while the policewoman who snared Acosta is brutally murdered, Madriani wonders if the pass judgement on can be the executioner.

The so much explosive mystery but through New York Times bestselling writer Steve Martini -- The Judge.

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Long Time No See (87th Precinct)

By Ed McBain

It’s a chilly November while James Harris takes his puppy, Stanley, for his or her ordinary rounds of panhandling. Blind considering that Vietnam and married to a blind lady in addition, James realizes his incapacity pension and her part-time activity pass merely up to now. the money he makes at the streets is desperately needed—yet it’s nonetheless no longer adequate. yet after at the present time it won’t matter…When Detective Steve Carella reveals James’ spouse murdered in addition, her throat slit like her husband’s, it really is not a random crime. And while one other blind girl turns up useless, all Carella has to move on is the nightmare James instructed a psychiatrist after coming domestic from the battle ten years in the past. What he unearths is a labyrinthine path of betrayal, intercourse, and a mystery worthy killing to maintain buried.

An intricately woven and perfectly layered mystery, Long Time No See is a reside cord within the 87th Precinct sequence via Ed McBain, the bestselling writer that individuals journal describes as “a skillful author who excels at speed, plot, and, particularly, the advanced clockwork of a cop’s mind.”

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For the Good of the State

By the CWA Gold Dagger award-winning writer of Other Paths to Glory

Two KGB opponents, common Zarubin and Professor Nikolai Andrievich Panin, confront one another on some degree overlooking the British Channel. in the meantime, Henry Jaggard of British Intelligence has urgent difficulties. He is aware the Soviets are mounting a protective software opposed to a Polish dissident staff in Britain, yet he can't intrude with no jeopardizing his most sensible inside of brokers.

And Dr David Audley, of the Intelligence R&D division, has been taking part in smart politics back. Jaggard sees his chance to kill birds with one stone. The Professor has asked a gathering with Audley, his outdated adversary. And, with one in all Jaggard's personal males to abet him, Audley could be competently relied upon to overstep the mark in his makes an attempt to frustrate the KGB . . .

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Bel-Air Dead: A Stone Barrington Novel

By Stuart Woods

Stone is not any stranger to Bel-Air-and to the gorgeous and filthy rich widow who wishes his aid to develop into even wealthier. At stake is the sale of her funding in-and the ensuing dissolution of-Hollywood's world-famous Centurion Studios. but if Stone arrives in Bel-Air to finalize the sale, he discovers that one among L.A.'s such a lot rapacious strength agents has Centurion in his sights...

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Banker

By Dick Francis

Funding banker Tim Ekaterin suggestion arranging the acquisition of a champion racehorse was once a certain thing-but he by no means gambled on getting stuck up in homicide.

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