The Eidolon by Libby McGugan

By Libby McGugan

A modern SF mystery. The divide among technology and the human spirit is the surroundings for a conflict for the future.When physicist Robert robust loses his activity on the darkish subject learn lab and his courting falls aside, he returns domestic to Scotland. Then the lifeless begin showing to him, and Robert starts to question his personal sanity. Victor Amos, an enigmatic businessman, arrives and recruits Robert to sabotage CERN’S huge Hadron Collider, convincing him the next move within the collider’s examine will lead to catastrophe. every little thing Robert as soon as understood approximately truth, and the limits among existence and dying, is ready to alter ceaselessly. And the most important swap could be to Robert himself... blending technological know-how, philosophy and espionage, Libby McGugan’s wonderful debut is a mystery like no different.

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The Highly Effective Detective by Rick Yancey

By Rick Yancey

From the severely acclaimed writer of Confessions of a Tax Collector and the extreme Adventures of Alfred Kropp comes The powerful Detective--a hilarious and exciting sequence debut that includes a adorable yet bumbling deepest investigator.

Meet Teddy Ruzak, the outsized, over-his-head P.I. whose first case starts off with the hit-and-run killing of a bunch of goslings.

After his in poor health mom dies, Teddy quits his activity as an evening watchman to meet his adolescence dream of being a detective. With little making plans or even much less foresight, he hangs up his shingle and hires his favourite waitress from the neighborhood diner to be his lady Friday.

And his first case? Bringing to justice the inconsiderate driving force who mows down six child ducks. no longer the main interesting assignment--until Teddy's "wild-goose chase" quick evolves into an research of a vicious homicide.

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House Divided (Joe DeMarco, Book 6) by Mike Lawson

By Mike Lawson

Along with his sequence that includes Joe DeMarco, fixer for Speaker of the home, Mike Lawson has received a name as considered one of America’s top political mystery writers. In condominium Divided, together with his boss out of fee, DeMarco is on his personal, a sacrificial pawn in a deadly video game among a grasp undercover agent and a four-star military general.

When the NSA used to be stuck wiretapping U.S. voters with out warrants, a scandal erupted and this system got here to a screeching halt. however the guy who spearheaded the main subtle eavesdropping operation in heritage wasn’t approximately to sit down by means of whereas his state sleepwalked into one other Sept. 11. as a substitute, he moved this system into the shadows. So while the NSA documents a rogue army team murdering American civilians, they can’t precisely stroll over to the Pentagon and insist to grasp what’s happening. That doesn’t suggest their palms are tied, even though. because the biggest intelligence carrier within the kingdom, either in cash and manpower, they've got lots of options— quite often illegitimate.

DeMarco learns all too good simply what the NSA is in a position to, yet he doesn’t like getting used, so he fights again. condo Divided is galvanized and compelling, a powerful addition to this celebrated sequence.

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Standup Guy (Stone Barrington, Book 28) by Stuart Woods

By Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington’s most up-to-date patron doesn't appear the kind to carry mayhem in his wake. A well mannered, well-deported gentleman, he involves Stone looking criminal services on an unusual—and in all probability lucrative—dilemma. Stone issues him within the correct course and sends him on his approach, yet it’s quickly transparent Stone hasn’t visible the top of the case. a number of individuals are keenly drawn to this gentleman’s actions and the way they might relate to a long-ago crime . . . and a few of them will cease at not anything to discover the knowledge they hope. On a hunt that leads from Florida’s tropical shorelines to the luxurious holiday houses of the Northeast, Stone reveals himself strolling a tightrope among formidable experts and seedy lowlifes who all have an analogous prize of their points of interest. during this cutthroat contest of wills, it’s winner-takes-all . . . and Stone will want each piece of his crafty and resourcefulness to be the final guy status.

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Kingdom Come by J. G. Ballard

By J. G. Ballard

A masterpiece of fiction from J. G. Ballard which asks, might consumerism develop into Facism?

A gunman opens fireplace in a shopping center. no longer a terrorist, it seems that, yet a madman with a rifle. Or now not, as he's mysteriously (and speedy) let loose with out charge.

One of the sufferers is the daddy of Richard Pearson, unemployed advertisements government and life-long insurgent. Now he's using out to Brooklands, the it appears peaceable city at the M25 which has at its center the very glossy shoppers' paradise the place the capturing occurred -- the Metro-Centre.

Then the most suspect is published -- because of the testimony of self-styled pillars of the neighborhood just like the health practitioner who taken care of Richard's father on his deathbed. Richard, decided to solve the secret, begins to think that whatever deeply sinister lurks in the back of the pristine facades of the labyrinthine mall, its 24-hour cable television and activities club...

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Lightless by C. A. Higgins

By C. A. Higgins

NAMED the most effective BOOKS OF THE yr BY BUZZFEED AND KIRKUS REVIEWSWith deeply relocating human drama, nail-biting suspense--and daring hypothesis trained by means of a level in physics--C. A. Higgins spins a riveting technology fiction debut bound to catapult readers past their expectations.

Serving aboard the Ananke, an experimental army spacecraft introduced via the ruthless association that ideas Earth and its sun process, desktop scientist Althea has validated an severe emotional bond--not with any of her crewmates, yet with the ship's digital structures, which communicate extra deeply to her analytical brain than human emotions do. but if a couple of fugitive terrorists achieve entry to the Ananke, Althea needs to draw upon her center and soul for the energy to protect her liked ship.

whereas one of many saboteurs is still at huge someplace on board, his captured partner--the enigmatic Ivan--may end up to be extra risky. The perversely attention-grabbing legal whose silver tongue is his foremost weapon has lengthy kept away from the authorities' such a lot relentless surveillance--and saved the reality approximately his equipment and reasons good hidden.

because the ship's platforms start to malfunction and the claustrophobic surroundings is more and more poisoned by means of mistrust and suspicion, it falls to Althea to penetrate the prisoner's layers of intrigue and deception ahead of all is misplaced. but if the genuine nature of Ivan's venture is uncovered, it is going to swap Althea forever--if it doesn't kill her first.

Praise for Lightless

"Gripping . . . sci-fi with a touch of thriller."--New York Daily News

"[A] measured, beautiful science-fiction debut [that is] extra mental mystery . . . contained, disciplined, annoying . . . The plot is compulsive. . . . Lightless is the 1st of a deliberate sequence, and also you can't support watching for studying what's next."--The ny Times

"Lightless is filled with suspense and enjoyable as hell to read."--BuzzFeed

"Absolutely superb . . . this can be technological know-how fiction because it is intended to be performed: clinical ideas wedded to and equipped upon human ideals."--Seanan McGuire, New York Times bestselling writer of the October Daye series

"The stakes during this tale are high--life and loss of life, uprising and betrayal--and debut novelist Higgins continuously ratchets up the strain. . . . A suspenseful, emotional tale that asks lots of gigantic questions about identification and freedom, this can be a debut to not be missed."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"A taut, suspenseful read."--Tech Times

"Lightless is an workout in lights a really gradual fuse and construction the strain to an insufferable pitch whereas making us wager simply how apocalyptic the final word explosion might be. . . . it's a high-wire act, a wonderment, and a very good accomplishment from a reputation we'll be seeing again."--Sci Fi

From the Hardcover edition.

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L.A. Times by Stuart Woods

By Stuart Woods

After turning a movie student's directorial debut right into a hit motion picture, long island mobster and film enthusiast Vinnie Callabrese takes to the air for the intense lighting of Hollywood, the place he starts a brand new existence as Michael Vincent, manufacturer. A normal born wheeler-dealer, he lands not just a tremendous studio deal, but in addition a beautiful actress girlfriend.

It isn't lengthy prior to Michael Vincent is among the such a lot winning manufacturers on the town, given his knack for bringing in movies below funds -- now not too tricky whilst you're prepared to lie, seduce, intimidate, or even kill to get what you will want. yet a few of the humans from his earlier have lengthy stories and a miles achieve, and now it's Michael's flip to monitor his again. simply because even within the land of make-believe sure enemies -- and their bullets -- are very actual.

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Pig Island by Mo Hayder

By Mo Hayder

A born skeptic, journalist Joe Oakes believes every little thing has a rational clarification. He makes a dwelling exposing supernatural hoaxes, but if he visits a distant Scottish island and a secretive non secular group accused of Satanism, every thing he thinks he understands is overturned. What has occurred to Pastor Malachi Dove, the chief of the group? Why will not anyone talk about the unusual apparition obvious wandering the lonely shorelines of Pig Island? The solutions will lead Oakes to a disagreement and a bloody aftermath that strength him to query even if he may not be accountable for a poor crime. during this compulsive and worrying novel, Britain's " Queen of Fear" dares her readers to stand their terror head-on.

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The Messiah Code by Michael Cordy

By Michael Cordy

Originally released as The Miracle Strain, later renamed to The Messiah Code.

At the instant of his ultimate triumph, a guy of technological know-how dodges an assassin's bullet and loses every thing that really issues in his existence. Now just a miracle can shop Dr. Tom Carter's demise daughter: the blood of salvation shed twenty centuries ago.

In the risky center of the center East, amid the devastating secrets and techniques of an historical brotherhood looking ahead to a brand new messiah, Tom Carter needs to look for solutions to the mysteries that experience challenged humankind because the demise and resurrection of the best Healer who ever walked the Earth. simply because abruptly Carter's existence, the lifetime of his little woman, and the destiny of the area grasp within the stability ...

After thousand years, the wait is over ...

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Moon Underfoot (A Jake Crosby Thriller) by Bobby Cole

By Bobby Cole

Eighteen months in the past, stockbroker Jake Crosby and his daughter Katy narrowly survived a residing nightmare at a distant Alabama searching camp. to avoid wasting Katy, Jake killed men—men who have been acquaintances and company affiliates of infamous outlaw and drug-runner Ethan “Moon Pie” Daniels. That evening, Moon Pie made a blood promise of revenge. And in Moon Pie’s darkish international of violence, such gives you are continually saved.
Jake Crosby doesn’t remorse what he did that evening; he is familiar with it used to be kill or be killed. yet he can’t shake the sensation that the horror isn’t over, that Katy and his spouse, Morgan, aren’t but safe—and that retribution is coming. All he is aware evidently is that he'll do anything—everything—to defend his relatives. That’s a vow the damaging Moon Pie will placed to the final word attempt on a chilly, moonless evening deep within the middle of a river swamp.
This riveting follow-up to Bobby Cole’s heart-stopping mystery The Dummy Line deftly explores the perils of revenge…and the profound strength of a husband and father’s love.

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