Odds Against

By Dick Francis

Former hotshot jockey Sid Halley landed a place with a detective employer, simply to seize a bullet from a few penny-ante thug. Now, he has to head up opposed to a box of thoroughbred criminals--and the chances are opposed to him that he will even continue to exist.

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Extreme Justice (Ben Kincaid Series, No. 7)

By William Bernhardt

Dissatisfied with either the felony process and his inner most existence, legal lawyer Ben Kincaid abandons his perform for a much less annoying hobby: fidgeting with a blend at Uncle Earl's Jazz Emporium. The musician's existence is bliss--until a corpse crashes during the ceiling with a grisly smile carved on its face.

The physique is that of "Cajun Lily" Campbell, mythical singer and onetime female friend of membership proprietor Earl Bonner. The police officers are confident that Bonner killed her--and Kincaid is aware he did not. even though he swore he was once via with legislation eternally, Kincaid descends into an underworld of gangs, medicinal drugs, net intercourse "clubs," and long-standing vendettas. And on the backside, a killer waits, focusing on Kincaid because the subsequent to die with a grin on his face.

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Hades

By Russell Andrews

Police leader Justin Westwood is content material to flee his big-city prior in sleepy East finish Harbor, however the brutal homicide of a Wall road shark is set to alter all that--not least simply because Westwood was once in mattress with the victim's spouse on the time.

National bestselling writer Russell Andrews returns with an intricately layered novel of suspense, as Justin Westwood attempts to transparent himself of involvement in homicide whereas a multinational monetary conspiracy brings destruction in its wake. Westwood is prepared to do no matter what it takes to resolve this crime, whether it skill teaming up with an FBI agent who as soon as broke his middle.
A path of lifeless our bodies attracts him again domestic to windfall, RI, the place he needs to care for his personal own demons in addition to reconnect with troubling thoughts of the earlier. the following he'll find a advanced company rip-off with unimaginably murky depths, and on the middle of it an evil, scheming intelligence and a dangerous temptress whose maximum pleasure lies in human discomfort and dying. HADES is a dismal and atmospheric story of obscene wealth and sadistic violence, antagonistic through one improper yet honorable guy.

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The Creeps: A Samuel Johnson Tale (The Samuel Johnson Series)

By John Connolly

During this delightfully innovative novel, once more, hell threatens to wreck free as Samuel Johnson and his ragtag staff of neighbors needs to shield their city from shadowy forces extra threatening than ever before...

In this smart and quirky follow-up to The Gates and The Infernals, Samuel Johnson's existence turns out to have ultimately settled down—after all, he’s nonetheless received the corporate of his trustworthy dachshund, Boswell, and his bumbling demon pal, Nurd; he has foiled the scary forces of darkness no longer as soon as, yet two times; and he’s courting the beautiful Lucy Highmore, to boot.

But issues within the little English city of Biddlecombe infrequently run easily for lengthy. Shadows are accumulating within the skies, a black middle of natural evil is effervescent with revenge, and it relatively looks like the Multiverse is ready to return to an finish, beginning with Biddlecombe. whilst a brand new toy shop’s beginning is going terrifyingly awry, Samuel needs to assemble a ragtag band of dwarfs, policemen, and intensely well mannered monsters to stand down the best risk the Multiverse has ever identified, let alone different vampires, a woman with an unnatural fondness for spiders, and hugely flammable unfriendly elves.

The most up-to-date installment of John Connolly’s entirely unique and creepily creative Samuel Johnson stories, The Creeps is funny horror for someone who enjoys fiction at its top.

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The Blessed

By Tonya Hurley

From the writer of the New York Times bestselling ghostgirl sequence, the beginning to a charming and haunting youngster trilogy approximately 3 women who turn into entangled with an enigmatic boy—a boy who believes he's a saint.

What if martyrs and saints lived between us? And what when you have been informed you have been certainly one of them?
     Meet Agnes, Cecilia, and Lucy. 3 misplaced ladies, each one trying to find whatever. yet what they locate is past trust.

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The Appeal: A Novel

By John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In a crowded court in Mississippi, a jury returns a surprising verdict opposed to a chemical corporation accused of dumping poisonous waste right into a small town’s water provide, inflicting the worst “cancer cluster” in heritage. the corporate appeals to the Mississippi excellent court docket, whose 9 justices will at some point both approve the verdict—or opposite it. 

The chemical corporation is owned by way of a Wall highway predator named Carl Trudeau, and Mr. Trudeau is confident the courtroom isn't really pleasant sufficient to his pursuits. With judicial elections looming, he makes a decision to attempt to buy himself a seat at the court docket. the fee is some million funds, a drop within the bucket for a billionaire like Mr. Trudeau. via an complicated net of conspiracy and deceit, his political operatives recruit a tender, unsuspecting candidate. They finance him, control him, industry him, and mildew him right into a power splendid courtroom justice. Their best court docket justice.

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Fair Game

By Alan Durant

It’s 2074. soccer is simply performed on display – and in felony. That’s the place Billy B learnt to play. Now he desires to play a true soccer fit. yet he’s taking part in a perilous video game.

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Uncle Silas (Penguin Classics)

Sheridan Le Fanu's so much celebrated novel

In Uncle Silas, Maud Ruthyn, the younger, naïve heroine, is affected by Madame de los angeles Rougierre from the instant the enigmatic older girl is employed as her governess. A liar, bully, and undercover agent, while Madame leaves the home, she takes her darkish mystery together with her. but if Maud is orphaned, she is shipped to stay together with her Uncle Silas, her father's mysterious brother and a guy with a scandalous-even murderous-past. And, once more, she encounters Madame, whose sinister position in Maud's future turns into all too clear.

With its subversion of fact and phantasm, and its exploration of worry by utilizing secret and the supernatural, Uncle Silas shuns the conventions of conventional horror and grants a chilling mental thriller.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts more advantageous by means of introductions and notes through unique students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations via award-winning translators.

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State Of Emergency (E-Force, Book 1)

By Sam Fisher

The E-Force group comprises six talented, super-fit, hugely educated people who practice expert rescue missions in instances of world emergency. yet they'll have to draw on all in their super-skills for his or her first challenge - to avoid wasting the lifetime of US Senator Kyle Foreman, an ecological baby-kisser who has taken the area via hurricane.

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The Sum of Her Parts (Tipping Point, Book 3)

By Alan Dean Foster

In this exciting technological know-how fiction adventure--the effective end to the Tipping element trilogy--New York Times bestselling writer Alan Dean Foster returns to a close to destiny during which genetic manipulation and severe physique amendment have replaced profoundly what it ability to be human.

Dr. Ingrid Seastrom used to be a revered American health care provider. Whispr, whose physique has been remodeled to preternatural thinness, used to be a streetwise thief. Now, in an international at the fringe of disaster from centuries of environmental exploitation, they're allies--thrust jointly by way of destiny to solve an very unlikely mystery--even as they're stalked through a constant killer.

Ingrid and Whispr are hunted fugitives certain jointly by means of a thread: a data-storage thread made up of a cloth that can't exist, but in some way does. Their quest to profit its secrets--and, in Whispr's case, promote them to the top bidder--has introduced them to South Africa's treacherous Namib desolate tract. past its hazards waits a seriously guarded study facility that offers solutions, in the event that they can continue to exist lengthy sufficient to get there. yet that won't be effortless, now not with Napun Molé on their path. They've already escaped the murderer two times, and so far as Molé is anxious, completing them off isn't only a activity anymore . . . it's own.

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