Keywords: Suspense

In a Dark, Dark Wood

In a Dark, Dark Wood


Ruth Ware

ISBN: 9781501151743
Year of publication: 2016

Ruth Ware In a Dark, Dark Wood For Kate for the other three fifths. With Love. In a dark, dark wood there was a dark, dark house And in the dark, dark house there was a dark, dark room And in the dark, dark room there was a dark, dark cupboard And in the dark, dark cupboard there was a skeleton. I AM RUNNING. I am running through moonlit woods, with branches tearing at my clothes and my feet catching in the snow-bowed bracken. Brambles slash at my hands. My breath tears in my throat. It hurts. ...

Keywords: fiction General Literary Suspense Thrillers
A Spring Betrayal

A Spring Betrayal


Tom Callaghan

ISBN: 9781681443782
Year of publication: 2016

Tom Callaghan For Akyl, Aizat, and Kairat No change. No exit. A minor flaw. You diebut start up once more. It all repeats, just as before. Aleksandr Blok Chapter 1 We uncovered the last of the dead children in the red hour before dusk, as the sun stained the snowcaps of the Tien Shan mountains the color of dried blood and the spring air turned sharp and cold. Seven small bundles, tightly swaddled in plastic bags, all buried in a hurry, just a few inches under the soil. They lay huddled together ...

Keywords: Suspense
Spares

Spares


Michael Marshall Smith

ISBN: 9780307573988
Year of publication: 1996

Critical Acclaim for Michael Marshall Smith and SPARES No wonder Hollywoods DreamWorks SKG has snapped up the film rights. This darkly atmospheric sci-fi thriller, long on technological wizardry and futuristic grotesqueries, makes excellent fodder for the big screen. In his American debut novel, Smith masterfully moves the whodunnit toward the future, opening up refreshing vistas for a genre rooted in the present. People Coma meets Blade Runner in this future noir thriller, a compulsively ...

Keywords: Fiction Suspense Thrillers
Out of the Dark

Out of the Dark


Gregg Hurwitz

ISBN: 9781250120441
Year of publication: 2019

Gregg Hurwitz Out of the Dark Dedication To my intimidatingly astute copyeditor, Maureen Sugden Who for sixteen novels has raised my game and saved me from countless embarrassments with razor-sharp wit and feather-soft nuance Prologue: Perennial Rain 1997 Evan is nineteen, fresh off the plane, trained up, mission-ready. And yet untested. His first assignment as Orphan X. He adjusts rapidly to this foreign place, a city with drizzly rain, imperious ministry buildings, and men who kiss on both ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Crime Espionage Fiction General International Mystery & Crime Military Mystery & Detective Suspense Thriller War & Military
Hellbent

Hellbent


Gregg Hurwitz

ISBN: 9781250119186
Year of publication: 2018

Gregg Hurwitz Hellbent Dedication To Gary and Karen Messing and Darra and Zach Brewer. You dont get to choose your family, but sometimes you luck out. Epigraph And now that you dont have to be perfect, you can be good. John Steinbeck, East of Eden Evans scuffed knuckles, a fetching post-fight shade of eggplant, ledged the steering wheel. His nose was freshly broken, leaking a trickle of crimson. Nothing bad, more a shifting along old fault lines. He inspected his nose in the rearview, then ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Crime Espionage Fiction General International Mystery & Crime Military Mystery & Detective Suspense Thrillers War & Military
The Cat Who Went Bananas

The Cat Who Went Bananas


Lilian Jackson Braun

ISBN: 9780786273218
Year of publication: 2005

THE CAT WHO WENT BANANAS LILIAN JACKSON BRAUN, 2005 PROLOGUE Break a leg, Fran, honey Break a leg, Alden Break a leg, Derek, old boy It was opening night of the new play in Pickax City 400 miles north of everywhere, and the actors were receiving the traditional bonhomie from well-wishers. The theatre club was doing Oscar Wildes comedy of absurd upper-class manners: The Importance of Being Earnest. Fran Brodie, interior designer, was playing Gwendolen. The male lead was being done by Alden Wade, ...

Keywords: Animals Authors Biography & Autobiography Cat owners Cats Country life Detective Editors Fiction Fiction & related items Fiction - Mystery General General & Literary Fiction Jim (Fictitious cha Jim (Fictitious character) Journalists Juvenile Fiction Koko (Fictitious character) Large type books Millionaires Moose County (Imaginary place) Mystery Mystery & Detective Mystery & Detective - Cat Sleuths Mystery & Detective - General Pets Police Procedural Publishers Qwilleran Siamese cat Suspense Women Sleuths Yum Yum (Fictitious character Yum Yum (Fictitious character : Braun)
The Scent of Death

The Scent of Death


Simon Beckett

ISBN: 178763079
Year of publication: 2019

Simon Beckett The Scent of Death About the Author Simon Beckett has worked as a freelance journalist for national newspapers and colour supplements. He is the author of five international bestselling crime thrillers featuring his forensic anthropologist hero, Dr David Hunter: The Chemistry of Death, Written in Bone, Whispers of the Dead, The Calling of the Grave and The Restless Dead. His stand-alone novels include Stone Bruises and Where Theres Smoke. He lives in Sheffield. Also by Simon ...

Keywords: Detective Fiction Forensic Antropology Medical Thriller Suspense Thriller
Extinction Edge

Extinction Edge


Nicholas Sansbury Smith

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Nicholas Sansbury Smith Extinction Cycle, Book II Biological diversity is messy. It walks, it crawls, it swims, it swoops, it buzzes. But extinction is silent, and it has no voice other than our own. Paul Hawken -Prologue- The sharp popping of distant gunfire startled Meg Pratt awake. She jolted upright, wondering at first if she was still dreaming. The stillness of the night squeezed her like a vise as she emerged from a deep sleep. Reality slowly set in as she remembered, bringing with it a ...

Keywords: Action and Adventure adventure Medical Military Military Suspense
Gale Force

Gale Force


Owen Laukkanen

ISBN: 9780735212633
Year of publication: 2018

Owen Laukkanen GALE FORCE FOR MY DAD, WHO BROUGHT ME TO THE BREAKWATER AND FOR JOEY AND SUZI, WHO TOOK ME TO SEA MAP PROLOGUE THREE YEARS AGO SIXTY NAUTICAL MILES OFF THE OREGON COAST The freighter loomed in the distance, six hundred feet of black steel and burning light, lurching, punch-drunk, in the face of the storm. The ship was the Argyle Shore, a bulk carrier with fifteen thousand net tons of Columbia Basin grain, dead in the water and broadside to the swell, waiting on the knockout punch ...

Keywords: adventure Suspense
Total Sarcasm

Total Sarcasm


Dan Ames

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Total Sarcasm by Dan Ames Death by Sarcasm Mary Cooper Mystery 1 by Dan Ames Sarcasm is the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded. Fyodor Dostoyevsky Sarcasm is the language of the devil. Thomas Carlyle Theres a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore looking like an idiot. Steven Wright Chapter One Instead of the local rats, a team of crime scene technicians scurried around the grimy alley, popping ...

Keywords: Mystery Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Police Procedurals Women Sleuths
Travesty

Travesty


Austin Aragon

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Austin Aragon TRAVESTY Authors Note Writing is fun, getting paid for it is not. Or better said, its not easy whatsoever to make money off it, and more so its not really fun to turn a passion into a job. This book was rejected by numerous agents for being too controversial in todays subjective market. Well I suspect the other side of that coin is that I am also a new author, but I do like to think that they only mean this current novel is too radical or touchynot my writing So with a dead end ...

Keywords: Military Mystery Suspense
Murder and Revolution

Murder and Revolution


Evelyn Weiss

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Evelyn Weiss MURDER AND REVOLUTION I am confident that the whole history of the human race contains no other episode as horrible as this. Henry Morgenthau Sr., United States Ambassador List of principal fictional characters Professor Felix Axelson, Swedish: a celebrated hypnotist and private detective Agnes Frocester, American: the professors companion and assistant Vasily Bukin, Russian: the professors host and guide in Russia General Evgeny Aristarkhov, Russian: a senior military commander ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Detective female sleuth Suspense
Candles Burning

Candles Burning


Tabitha King
Michael McDowell

ISBN: 9780425215708
Year of publication: 2007

Tabitha King and Michael McDowell CANDLES BURNING For Michael Acknowledgments This novel is a collaboration. Michael McDowell began it a decade ago. He died before he could finish it. His editor, Susan Allison, approached me through my agent, Ralph Vicinanza, with the idea of completing it. I was immediately intrigued. The manuscript and the notes that Michael left were incomplete, but he had carried the story forward several hundred pages. The story as I completed it is not the story that ...

Keywords: Ghosts Mystery Thriller and Suspense
Sea of Greed

Sea of Greed


Clive Cussler
Graham Brown

ISBN: 9780735219021
Year of publication: 2018

Clive Cussler, Graham Brown Sea of Greed TITLES BY CLIVE CUSSLER DIRK PITT ADVENTURES Odessa Sea with Dirk Cussler Havana Storm with Dirk Cussler Poseidons Arrow with Dirk Cussler Crescent Dawn with Dirk Cussler Arctic Drift with Dirk Cussler Treasure of Khan with Dirk Cussler Black Wind with Dirk Cussler Trojan Odyssey Valhalla Rising Atlantis Found Flood Tide Shock Wave Inca Gold Sahara Dragon Treasure Cyclops Deep Six Pacific Vortex Night Probe Vixen 03 Raise the Titanic Iceberg The ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Crime Fiction Maritime Adventure Suspense Thrillers
The Geneva Trap

The Geneva Trap


Stella Rimington

ISBN: 9781408819661
Year of publication: 2012

Stella Rimington THE GENEVA TRAP Chapter 1 It all began by accident. Early one evening, Dieter Steinmetz of the Swiss Federal Intelligence Service was at Geneva airport, seeing off his daughter Anna who was flying to Florence on a school exchange visit. Mireille, his wife, had seized the opportunity to go and see her mother in Basle, and had left the day before. So now he had a week on his own, and as he emerged from the departures hall, he was wondering whether he should go back to the flat, ...

Keywords: England MI5 Suspense

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