By Daniel Silva
A fallen spy
A lacking masterpiece
A bold mission
Legendary undercover agent and paintings restorer Gabriel Allon is in Venice repairing an altarpiece by way of Veronese while he gets an pressing summons from the Italian police. The eccentric London artwork broker Julian Isherwood has stumbled upon a chilling homicide scene in Lake Como, and is being held as a suspect. to save lots of his buddy, Gabriel needs to tune down the genuine killers after which practice one walk in the park: locate the main recognized lacking portray within the world.
Sometimes easy methods to discover a stolen masterpiece is to scouse borrow one other one. . . .
The lifeless guy is a fallen British undercover agent with a mystery: he has been trafficking in stolen artistic endeavors and promoting them to a mysterious collector. between these work is the world's such a lot iconic lacking masterpiece: Caravaggio's excellent Nativity with St. Francis and St. Lawrence.
Gabriel embarks on a bold gambit to get better the Caravaggio and study the identification of the collector. His seek will take him on a thrilling hunt—from the shimmering boulevards of Paris and London to the gritty felony underworlds of Marseilles and Corsica, and eventually to a small deepest financial institution in Austria the place a perilous guy stands defend over the ill-gotten wealth of a brutal dictator. At his aspect is a courageous younger lady who survived one of many worst massacres of the 20th century. Now, with Gabriel's support, she is going to accept an opportunity to strike a blow opposed to a dynasty that destroyed her family.
Elegant, subtle, and unique, The Heist is a must-read thriller—a page-turning story of intrigue that demonstrates once more why Daniel Silva is named a "world-class practitioner of undercover agent fiction" (Washington Post).
By James Axler
Survival in America's nuke-blasted frontier is either a curse and a salvation for Ryan Cawdor and his warrior partners. although the fundamental wishes of life needs to be fought for and gained with blood-- on a daily basis alive ability one other probability to hunt safe haven and a greater lifestyle in a adverse and brutal global, the place desire nonetheless fires the human heart.
In the quite untouched sector of what was Niagara Falls, Ryan and his fellow wayfarers locate the pastoral farmland less than the despotic regulate of a twisted baron and his slave-breeding farm. Ryan, Mildred and Krysty are captured by means of the baron's sec males and pawned into the harsh frenzy in their leader's gruesome wants. JB, Jak and document enlist the help of outlanders to arrange a counter strike--but rescue could come too past due for all of them. within the Deathlands, you're sentenced for your future from the instant of birth....
By Larry Bond
In those harrowing instances, with our enemies lurking within the shadows and their common strategies of unconventional conflict proscribing the power of our conventional military, precise measures are had to struggle this conflict on terror. Heeding this name the President has arrange the Joint prone distinct calls for venture. referred to as "The Team" it's a distinctive unit present past the bureaucratic restraints of both the U.S. intelligence or army institutions. With a nearly limitless funds, the Team--consisting of a CIA officer, specified Forces commandos, and one outnumbered Marine--is licensed to trace very important intelligence after which take speedy motion. known as upon to trace a volume of radioactive waste that has long past lacking within the former Soviet Union, the group is confronted with the truth that this fabric is now within the flawed people's fingers. . . . And those terrorists are geared to salary the one deadliest assault ever on U.S. soil.
By Greg Bear
A starship hurtles during the vacancy of house. Its destination—unknown. Its purpose—a mystery.
Now, one guy wakes up. Ripped from a dream of a brand new home—a new planet and the girl he used to be intended to like in his arms—he unearths himself rainy, bare, and freezing to dying. The darkish halls are packed with monsters yet trusting different survivors he meets can be the larger danger.
All he has are questions—Who is he? the place are they going? What occurred to the dream of a brand new existence? What occurred to Hull 03?
All can be responded, if he can live to tell the tale the send.
By Luke Delaney
Detective Inspector Sean Corrigan isn't like different detectives. An unthinkable early life left him with a fierce selection to guard the blameless. however it additionally marked him with a capability to spot the darkness in others--a darkness he acknowledges nonetheless exists deep inside of himself.
When a tender guy is located brutally murdered, Corrigan, chargeable for South London's homicide research workforce, takes the case. yet what first seems to be a simple family homicide in a short time leads Corrigan to a number of different sufferers and the main risky killer he's ever encountered. The offender alterations his modus operandi with each one crime and leaves in the back of now not a shred of usable forensic facts. nonetheless, Corrigan understands past a doubt that an identical guy is at the back of every one of those deaths, and he quickly unearths himself in a deadly video game of cat and mouse with a killer who moves a long way too on the subject of domestic.
By Carl Hiaasen, Bill Montalbano
An American investigating his mentor's homicide unearths himself ensnared in an online of lies and treachery in China, the place even tomorrow's climate is a kingdom secret. From a nightmarish interrogation to assassination by means of cobra, A loss of life in China takes readers on a visit with out relaxation stops via a global of claustrophobic distrust and terrifying hazard.
By Brian Haig
Sean Drummond is a cocky military legal professional with an extended historical past within the mystery global of designated operations. while the felony maverick is assigned by way of the head brass to enquire a Bosnian bloodbath within which a eco-friendly Beret A-team and the Kosovo Liberation military detachment they have been "advising" acquired trapped in the back of Serbian traces, he will get the subtext that's a part of his orders. What the military doesn't want are headlines in regards to the cold-blooded execution of 35 Serbian infantrymen, and they're relying on Drummond to wash issues up quickly, prior to a public scandal blows dust in every single place their medals. Drummond is supplied with affiliates to aid with the research: an enticing younger girl captain who's a Harvard legislations institution graduate, and an both illustrious pass judgement on military General's Corps attorney whose popularity precedes him.
Once Drummond and his staff get to Bosnia, it's transparent that the accused eco-friendly Berets have their very own cover-up going, and they're unlikely to make it effortless for the legal professionals to determine what occurred. Drummond has a couple of tips up his personal sleeve, and whilst he reveals out that his CO has placed a undercover agent on his crew, he's much more decided to unravel what fairly went on, whether he has to bully his method out of a homicide frame-up to do it. the ethical drawback Drummond faces whilst he learns the genuine tale (and is familiar with why the military is so wanting to maintain the cover-up going) finds the guy in the back of the maverick, and lifts Brian Haig's novel a minimize above the style. Haig may need spent extra time making his secondary characters as fascinating as his protagonist and tightened up his narrative. nonetheless, enthusiasts of army thrillers will locate this a very good adequate learn.
By Jack Higgins
Wrestle, love and sacrifice from the twilight of the struggle during this vintage mystery of WW2 experience. The occupied Channel Islands: the final outpost of German resistance on the finish of an extended and savage clash. so much feared between them: St Pierre. The mid-Atlantic castle selected by way of a crazed SS Commandant for his suicidal stand. With Berlin at the verge of seize, it's the such a lot delicate undertaking of the battle. An finish video game that demands a hero – with anything else along with. A online game for a battle-hardened veteran able to lay down his lifestyles for his birthplace. And for the girl he left behind…
By Dennis Wheatley
Spain, 1906. The Duke de Richleau has no longer but succeeded his father, and continues to be the count number de Quesnoy. Anarchism permeates each kingdom in Europe, and never an evening passes with no teams of lovers assembly in cellars to plot makes an attempt with knives, pistols or bombs opposed to the representatives of legislation and order.
A bomb outrage supplies de Quesnoy plentiful reason to promise vengeance at the assassins. His try and penetrate anarchist circles in Barcelona approximately expenditures him his existence. In San Sebastian, Granada and Cadiz he hunts and is hunted via them in a ruthless vendetta.
A wealthy novel full of precise historical past, sophisticated intrigue, surprising violence, terrorism, blackmail and suspense, along the bitter-sweet romance among gallant younger de Quesnoy and the attractive Condesa Gulia.
By Linda Castillo
While leader of Police, Kate Burkholder, is termed to a farm within the Amish neighborhood of Painter's Creek, not anything might organize her for the horror and tragedy she encounters. Solly and Rachel Slabaugh, and his brother Abel, have drowned within the hog pit leaving the 4 little ones as orphans. because the research progresses, apparently the Slabaugh deaths weren't an twist of fate, and the case by surprise turns into a homicide enquiry. Agent John Tomasetti and Kate have labored jointly sooner than, and now he's known as again to Painter's Creek to assist hunt down the perpetrators of what seem to be severe hate crimes opposed to the Amish. no matter if those crimes and the Slabaugh murders are associated is difficult to set up as the Amish are very proud and personal those that don't take pleasure in involvement from outdoors. because the case deepens, Kate develops a bond with the kids, fairly the 15-year-old daughter, Solome. probably she is reminded of herself at that age, and perhaps there's anything approximately this situation which stirs up thoughts for her. The occasions surrounding the deaths puzzle her - whatever doesn't consider correct. As additional info involves mild, a sad incident becomes whatever even more shocking.