The Fifth Vial

By Michael Palmer

In Boston, a disgraced clinical scholar is distributed to carry a learn paper that may retailer her occupation… In a clinic 4 thousand miles away, a reclusive scientist, loss of life from an incurable disorder that threatens to make every one tortured breath his final, is at the verge of perfecting a serum which may keep thousands of lives―and carry others inestimable wealth… In Chicago, a upset detective is employed to figure out the identification of a John Doe, killed on a Florida street, with mysterious marks on his body.

Three doubtless disconnected lives, surging unrelentingly towards one another―
and associated perpetually through THE 5th VIAL

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The Taking: A Novel

By Dean Koontz

 
#1 manhattan occasions BESTSELLER

On the morning that marks the tip of the realm they've got identified, Molly and Neil Sloan wake up to the drumbeat of rain on their roof. A luminous silvery downpour is drenching their small California mountain city. It has haunted their sleep, invaded their goals, and now, within the moody crimson sunrise, the younger couple can't shake the feel of whatever extraordinarily wrong.

    because the hours go, Molly and Neil take heed to traumatic information of maximum climate phenomena around the globe. via dusk, their little city loses all touch with the surface global. A thick fog transforms the once-friendly village right into a ghostly labyrinth. and shortly the Sloans and their associates might be compelled to attract on reserves of braveness and humanity they by no means knew they'd. For in the misty gloom they are going to come upon whatever that finds in a shattering speedy what's taking place to their world—something that's searching them with ruthless potency.

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Rose Madder

By Stephen King

The number one nationwide bestseller a few girl who escapes an abusive marriage is “one of Stephen King’s so much engrossing horror novels. Relentlessly paced and brilliantly orchestrated...fueled via an air of probability instant and overwhelming” (Publishers Weekly).

"What woke her up used to be a unmarried drop of blood, no higher than a dime."

After surviving fourteen years of hell in a violently abusive marriage, Rosie Daniels ultimately summons the braveness to escape for her existence. yet leaving her husband, Norman, for a brand new urban and a brand new begin is a really daunting prospect. it is challenging for Rosie to not hold taking a look over her shoulder, and with strong reason—Norman's a police officer with the instincts of a predator, a strength of relentless terror and savagery…a guy nearly mythic in his monstrosity. he is first-class at discovering humans, no matter if he's wasting his brain. Rosie’s purely wish for salvation may well lie in a much more harmful position, the place she needs to turn into her personal fable and the lady she by no means knew she may possibly be....

"Riveting, engrossing . . . choked with suspense." —People

"Relentlessly paced and brilliantly orchestrated, this cat-and-mouse online game of a unique is one in every of King's so much engrossing and topical horror stories." —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Breathlessly paced suspense and terror . . . bad thrills. . . .it's King's best!" —Miami Herald

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Drop Shot (Myron Bolitar, Book 2)

By Harlan Coben

Within the moment Myron Bolitar novel from Edgar Award–winner Harlan Coben, a tender woman’s tragic dying spirals right into a shattering drama of threat, secrets and techniques, and rage. unexpectedly Myron is in over his head—and enjoying the main harmful online game of all.
 
“Engaging . . . hilarious.”—Los Angeles Times Book Review
 
as soon as, Valerie Simpson’s tennis occupation skyrocketed; now, the headlines belong to a participant from the incorrect facet of the tracks. but if Valerie is shot lifeless in chilly blood and dropped open air the stadium on the U.S. Open, activities agent Myron Bolitar investigates the killing and uncovers a connection among the 2 avid gamers and a six-year-old homicide at an unique mainline membership. As Myron is drawn into the case—along with a filthy U.S. senator, a jealous mom, and the mob—he reveals himself stuck among a killer and the truth.
 
“Harlan Coben is the trendy grasp of the hook-and-twist.”—Dan Brown

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Kolymsky Heights

By Lionel Davidson

"Mr. Davidson is masterly, and there's excitement in either studying what he has to coach and in learning its relevance to the story.... In "Kolymsky Heights," one reversal after one other ends up in an inevitable yet totally unforeseen resolution." --The manhattan occasions booklet Review

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The Long Weekend

By Savita Kalhan

Sam is aware that he and his buddy Lloyd made a big mistake once they permitted the trip domestic. they've got ended up in a dismal mansion in the course of nowhere with guy who potential to hurt them. yet Sam does not understand how to get them out. They have been trapped, then separated. Now they're by myself. Will both of them get out alive? This gripping and hypnotic mystery may have you analyzing overdue into the evening.

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Betrayed: Days of the Rogue (Law of the Lycans) (Volume 3)

His mate killed in an explosion, Damien now lives as a rogue werewolf. Grief afflicted and full of rage, what depths will he sink to in his look for revenge? And who can be stuck within the crossfire? Will it's Eve, a Fae simply getting into the Awakening level? Or Rafe McRae, half empath and half wolf? A suspense pushed tale of affection, betrayal and revenge, Betrayed is the sequel to Bonded.

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Fifty Degrees Below

By Kim Stanley Robinson

Bestselling, award-winning, writer Kim Stanley Robinson keeps his groundbreaking trilogy of eco-thrillers–and propels us deeper into the striking whirlwind of climatic switch. Set in our nation’s capital, here's a chillingly sensible story of individuals stuck within the collision of technological know-how, expertise, and the results of world warming–which may well set off one other phenomenon: abrupt weather switch, leading to temperatures...

When the hurricane received undesirable, scientist Frank Vanderwal was once at paintings, formalizing his go back to the nationwide technological know-how beginning for an additional yr. He’d left the development simply in time to aid sandbag at Arlington Cemetery. Now that the torrent was once over, huge chunks of San Diego had eroded into the ocean, and D.C. was once underwater.

Shallow lakes occupied the main well-known elements of town. Reagan Airport was once awash and the Potomac had spilled past its banks. Rescue boats dotted the saturated cityscape. every little thing Frank and his colleagues within the halls of technological know-how and politics feared had culminated during this mammoth catastrophe. And now the realm regarded to them to mend it.

Whatever Frank can do, now that he's homeless, he’ll need to do from his vehicle. He’s now not averse to sound asleep outdoor. Years of analysis have made him hyperaware of his prestige as simply one other primate. That plus his come across with a Tibetan Buddhist has left him resolved to dwell a extra actual existence.

Hopefully, this may organize him for no matter what is to come....

For whilst D.C. bails out from the flood, a extra severe weather swap looms. With the melting of the polar ice caps shutting down the nice and cozy waters of the Gulf circulation, one other Ice Age may be coming near near. The final time it occurred, 11 thousand years in the past, it took simply 3 years to start.

Once back Kim Stanley Robinson makes use of his striking imaginative and prescient, trademark wry wit, and outstanding perception into the complexity among guy and nature to take us to the threshold of disaster–and a bit beyond.

From the Hardcover edition.

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In the Shadow of Evil (A Neil Paget Mystery)

By Frank Smith

A grotesque discovery units DCI Neil Paget on a collison path together with his superiors . . .  When Antonia Halliday is located lifeless in a barn, her head and neck slashed with an old school sickle, Paget and Tregalles attend the scene. The sufferer is from Bromley Manor, the rustic domestic of a hugely revered relations with hyperlinks to the executive constable, and leader Superintendent Brock warns Paget to tread conscientiously. With the entire facts drawing Paget again to the manor, he quickly unearths himself at odds together with his superiors – and the killer isn't relatively accomplished but . .

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