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Par Charlie Donlea. 2017
Nicole Cutty and Megan McDonald are both high school seniors in the small town of Emerson Bay, North Carolina. When… they disappear from a beach party one warm summer night, police launch a massive search. No clues are found, and hope is almost lost until Megan miraculously surfaces after escaping from a bunker deep in the woods. 2017.
Par Barnabas Miller. 2016
With no memory of a long ago traumatic night, a seventeen-year-old aspiring documentary maker uses her camera to keep the… world at a safe distance, but her latest subject, a forlorn and mysterious boy, sends her into a perilous, mind-bending journey. For senior high readers. 2016.
Par Lawrence Block. 2015
Cashed out from the NYPD after 24 years, Doak Miller operates as a private eye in steamy small-town Florida, doing… jobs for the local police. Like posing as a hit man and wearing a wire to incriminate a local wife who’s looking to get rid of her husband. But when he sees the wife, when he looks into her deep blue eyes, he falls – and falls hard. Soon he’s working with her, against his employer, plotting a devious plan that could get her free from her husband and put millions in her bank account. But can they do it without landing in jail? 2015.
Par Todd Moss. 2014
The Golden Hour: in international politics, the hundred hours following a coup, when there is still a chance that diplomacy,… a secret back channel, military action - something - might reverse the chain of events. When Judd Ryker is appointed director of the new State Department Crisis Reaction Unit, he figures he has a mandate to help the United States respond more quickly to foreign crises, but he hasn't reckoned with the intense State, Defense, Pentagon, White House, and CIA infighting and turf battles he would face. Then comes the coup in Mali. It is his chance to prove that his theory of the Golden Hour actually works - but in the real world, those hours move very, very quickly indeed, and include things he'd never even imagined. 2014.
Par James Patterson, Mark T Sullivan. 2016
Also published as "Private Rio". Two years ago Jack Morgan - the head of the renowned worldwide investigation firm Private… - was in charge of security for the World Cup in Bazil. During the championship final, the action nearly spilled from the field into the stands. Fortunately, Jack and his team averted disaster on football's biggest stage. Now he has returned to Rio to secure the Olympics. But before the torch is lit, the threats come fast and furious as Jack discovers that someone is trying to sabotage the games. A lethal plan put in motion during the World Cup is set to decimate Rio, and turn the Olympics from a worldwide celebration into a horrifying spectacle. Bestseller. 2016.
Par A. R Torre. 2014
What if you hid yourself away because all you could think of was killing? And what if one girl's life… depends on you venturing into society? Followed by "Do not disturb". 2014.
Par David Rotenberg. 2014
Decker Roberts was born with a gift: he always knows when you’re telling the truth. Over time, however, that gift… has become a burden. Struggling to find his way, Decker has retreated into isolation in Namibia. But a man like Decker can only live off the grid for so long before someone comes looking. When Decker’s estranged son, Seth, is kidnapped, it sets in motion a chain of events as unstoppable as it is mysterious. Yslan Hicks of the NSA desperately needs to find Seth and Decker, so he turns to Decker’s old friends for help. Soon they find themselves confronting an ancient conspiracy as they are inescapably drawn towards a conclusion that will change both themselves and the world around them. Sequel to "A murder of crows". 2014.
Par Corban Addison. 2014
A young American lawyer and a Zambian police officer work together to uncover the identity of a young Zambian girl… who has been brutally assaulted, and find out the person who is behind the crime. 2014.
Par Michael Connelly. 2013
Defense attorney Mickey Haller learns that a former client - a prostitute he thought he had put on the straight… and narrow path - had returned to her old life in L.A. when she was murdered. Haller blames himself for her death. Bestseller. 2013.
Par Julie Lawson. 2000
When Ashley's famous aunt sends her the family goldstone necklace for a birthday present, Ashley is thrilled. She discovers that… if she sleeps while wearing it, she dreams of the future. However, Ashley finds one particular dream disturbing. It is of a boy named Jonathan, whom she sees not only in her dreams, but in real life as well. The dreams grow more frightening until finally, an avalanche brings her face to face with the boy ghost, who has transcended the bounds of time to recover the goldstone and return its magic to the mountain where it was crafted. Grades 5-8. 2000.
Par Eric Wilson. 1981
Par Roy MacGregor. 2000
The spirit of former Governor General Lord Stanley seems to be haunting the festivities at the Little Stanley Cup Pee… Wee Tournament in Ottawa -- literally! As the Screech Owls hockey team tour the nation's capital, they encounter his ghost everywhere. Then they start meeting some other ones, like Tom Thomson and Joe Hall, not to mention a former prime minister! But what are these historical figures trying to tell the players? Grades 4-7. (The Screech Owls series ; 11)
Par Paul Torday. 2009
Michael is dressing for dinner at a friend's country house in Ireland. As he descends the staircase, he spots a… small painting of a landing with an old linen press and the white marble statue of an angel. In the background is a woman clad in a dark green dress. During dinner, Michael comments on the painting to his hosts but they say there is no woman in the picture. When Michael goes up to bed later, he sees that they are correct. This is only the first in a series of incidents that lead Michael to question his grip on reality. 2009.
Par Philippa Carr. 1992
In this work of English historical romantic suspense, happy-go-lucky Dorabella dies after marrying a man from a family that has… a rumoured reputation for blood feuds and mysterious deaths. Dorabella's twin sister, Violetta, moves in to look after her nephew and unmasks the insanity that has plagued the family for years. Sequel to "A time for silence" (DC13280). Followed by "We'll meet again". 1992. (Daughters of England ; 19)
Par Gerald Seymour. 1976
In the early hours of the morning three Arab guerrillas make their way across northern France to Boulogne. Their mission… is to assassinate a senior Israeli nuclear scientist, due to arrive in London in three days time. 1976.
Par Alistair Maclean. 1976
The rulers of two powerful oil-producing countries of the Middle East, and the President of the United States are held… to ransom half way across the Golden Gate Bridge to San Francisco. Only one man does not think the situation hopeless. 1976.
Par Ted Allbeury. 1984
The last time Johnny had been in Ethiopia was in 1942: his MI6 cover had been blown and he had… been given 48 hours to get out of the country. Now, five years later, he is back, ostensibly an ace photographer but his past is still remembered; by his old employers as well as the Ethiopians. Deadly enemies hatch plots more subtle and lethal than anywhere else in Africa. 1984.
Par Mandasue Heller. 2005
When Mary's mother throws her out, the sassy teenager soon learns how tough life can be. Her new friend Lynne… is older, more sophisticated. She has a taste for cocaine and isn't above walking the streets for extra cash to pay for it. Mary sticks to a straighter path, until the night Lynne brings Ali and Raiz back to their flat. The women don't know that their sexy new friends are small-time criminals, desperate for alibis for a drug-dealer's murder. All too soon, Mary is in more trouble than she can handle. 2005.
Par Robert Harris. 2007
The narrator of this novel is a professional ghostwriter. Accustomed to working with fading rock stars and minor celebrities, he… jumps at the chance to ghost the memoirs of Britain's former prime minister, especially as it means flying to the American resort of Martha's Vineyard in the middle of winter and finishing the book in the seclusion of a luxurious house. But it doesn't take him long to realise he has made a terrible mistake. His predecessor on the project died in circumstances that were distinctly suspicious, and the ex-prime minister turns out to be a man with secrets in his past that are returning to haunt him - secrets with the power to kill. 2007.
Par David Baldacci. 2012
John Puller is called out on another case--and this time, it's close to home. His Aunt Betsy has been found… dead in her Florida apartment, drowned in her backyard pool. The local police have ruled the death an accident, but Puller isn't so sure. Sequel to "Zero day", followed by "The escape". 2012.