Keywords: suspense

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
Present Danger

Present Danger


Stella Rimington

ISBN: 9781849161947
Year of publication: 2010

Stella Rimington PRESENT DANGER To my granddaughter, Meena 1 Aidan Murphy was woken by a loud knocking on the door. He lay still, trying to decide whether he had a hangover or was just tired. There was another, louder knock. He rolled over and looked at the clock radio. 10:31. Why didnt his mother answer the door The knocking turned into a hammering and someone was yelling his name. He climbed out of bed, grabbed a T-shirt and underpants off the floor and went slowly downstairs. Two men were ...

Keywords: counter-terrorism England MI5 Suspense
Blind Love

Blind Love


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2005

Blind Love by Wilkie Collins PREFACE IN the month of August 1889, and in the middle of the seaside holiday, a message came to me from Wilkie Collins, then, though we hoped otherwise, on his death-bed. It was conveyed to me by Mr. A. P. Watt. He told me that his son had just come from Wilkie Collins: that they had been speaking of his novel, Blind Love, then running in the Illustrated London News: that the novel was, unfortunately, unfinished: that he himself could not possibly finish it: and ...

Keywords: Conspiracies -- Fiction Domestic fiction Ireland -- Fiction Married women -- Fiction Secret societies -- Fiction Suspense fiction
The Missing

The Missing


Caroline Eriksson

ISBN: 9781503940659
Year of publication: 2017

Caroline Eriksson THE MISSING To my maternal grandmother and grandfather: For the summers at the cabin For the pancakes and meatballs For your wholehearted support of my writing And for everything else 1 The little motorboat slices through the water with the precision of a knife. The sun is low in the sky its getting late on this evening at the end of summer. Im sitting in the bow, closing my eyes to the water spraying up into my face, fighting against the nausea that churns inside my body and ...

Keywords: mystery psychological thriller suspense
Beat the Reaper: A Novel

Beat the Reaper: A Novel


Josh Bazell

ISBN: 9780316032223
Year of publication: 2009

Copyright 2009 by Josh Bazell All rights reserved. Except as permitted under the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976, no part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, or stored in a database or retrieval system, without the prior written permission of the publisher. Little, Brown and Company Hachette Book Group 237 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017 Visit our Web site at www.HachetteBookGroup.com First eBook Edition: January 2009 Little, Brown and ...

Keywords: American First Novelists American Mystery & Suspense Fiction Assassins Black Humor (Literature) Fiction Fiction - Espionage Fiction - General General Medical Organized Crime Physicians Suspense Suspense Fiction thriller Thrillers
The Heisenberg Legacy

The Heisenberg Legacy


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Christopher Cartwright The Heisenberg Legacy Prologue Luftwaffe Airfield, Stuttgart 22 January 1945 Oberstleutnant Wilhelm Gutwein watched as the Borgward B 3000 military truck backed up to the tail end of his aircraft. Once the green canvas covering the tray was removed, he received his first glimpse of the strange metallic device, which had been hurriedly transferred in secret from a laboratory in Haigerloch. The instrument looked to him like an oversized, charcoal-painted American football, ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Literature & Fiction Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Nazi Secrets Nuclear Weapons Sea Adventures Suspense Thriller Thriller & Suspense Thrillers & Suspense
The Ironclad Covenant

The Ironclad Covenant


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Christopher Cartwright The Ironclad Covenant Prologue Natchez, Mississippi May 18, 1863 William Chestnuts ankles were bound by heavy leg irons. His wrists were locked in hand irons, which were then shackled to five other prisoners. All were then restrained using the same method. The shackles were the Darby type with barrel locks made by the Hiatt Company. The handcuffs had a square bow with notches on the outside that engaged a lock mechanism shaped like a teardrop. They were the same type hed ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Literature & Fiction Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Nazi Secrets Sea Adventures Suspense Thriller Thriller & Suspense Thrillers & Suspense

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