A thrilling, fast-paced novel of romantic suspense from sensational New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Linda Howard.
For Morgan Yancy, an operative and team leader in a paramilitary group, nothing comes before his job. But when he’s ambushed and almost killed, his supervisor is determined to find out who’s after the members of his elite squad—and why. Due to worries that this unknown enemy will strike again, Morgan is sent to a remote location and told to lay low and stay vigilant. But between a tempting housemate he’s determined to protect and a deadly threat waiting in the shadows, keeping under the radar is proving to be his most dangerous mission yet.
The part-time police chief of a small West Virginian mountain town, Isabeau “Bo” Maran finally has her life figured out. She’s got friends, a dog, and a little money in the bank. Then Morgan Yancy shows up on her doorstep. Bo doesn’t need a mysterious man in her life—especially a troublemaker as enticing and secretive as Morgan.
The harder they fight the intense heat between them, the closer Morgan and Bo become, even though she knows he’s hiding from something. But discovering the truth could cost Bo more than she’s willing to give. And when Morgan’s cover is blown, it might just cost her life.
Detective-Sergeant Lou Perlman takes center stage in the investigation of a hanged man that leads him on a twisted trail through Glasgow in international bestselling author Campbell Armstrong’s suspenseful crime novel Amid Glasgow’s icy streets and Christmas decorations, a well-dressed businessman kills himself in a most public manner—hanging himself from Central Station Bridge. When it appears that the dead entrepreneur somehow dragged himself up that bridge, suicide is ruled out, and murder takes the lead. As Lou Perlman investigates the hanged man, something about the corpse reminds him of his childhood in the crime-ridden Gorbals section of the city. As one death follows another, his hunt for the killer takes him into dangerous territory. Glasgow’s wintry streets shimmer with menace in this top-notch thriller about a good cop with a few too many secrets.The Last Darkness is the 2nd book in the Glasgow Novels, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
“An entertaining and fast read, making you want to read more.”
–My Train of Thoughts
There’s no time for a vote…
Sean and Sara’s popularity as a murder-solving duo has gained momentum since they retired from the Albany PD. But it’s not until a local television interview in which they meet Reanne Mable that they end up finding themselves involved with a truly high-profile investigation.
Reanne is the sister-in-law of Albany’s Mayor Davenport, and his daughter, Halie, has gone missing from her university campus. With his desire to keep the matter out of the media spotlight, Davenport turns to Sean and Sara to find her. But with the police already investigating the matter, taking this case would pit them against their friends from the police department, including their former sergeant Jimmy Voigt.
As time goes on, though, the fate of the girl is not up for debate, and the McKinleys set out to discover what really happened. With the mayor taking the heat for a recently passed zoning bylaw, maybe an enraged small-business owner is behind Halie’s disappearance. Or did she simply grow tired of living in her father’s limelight and run away?
To get the answers, Sean and Sara will need to use all the resources at their disposal and may have to call upon their good friend Jimmy for help.
window’s lead is melting, its glass is bowing out. Within the plaster walls,
horsehairs crisp in filaments of fire. Soon there is nothing left within the
room. Wood. Wool. Flesh. Even metal. Gone. So now, like any living thing, flame
has a choice:
Across the threshold, a city sleeps.’
GOD’S VENGEANCE BE SPECTACULAR?
1666. The Great Plague, that killed 100,000
citizens, has passed. Londoners celebrate survival in different ways. Some with
praising God. Many, including the Merry Monarch and his court, with sin. They
drink. They gamble. They indulge in carnal delights.
666 is the number of the Beast, this the
year foretold when Christ will return. To slay the Devil. To bring the New Jerusalem.
A gang of fanatics – the Saints - choose
to hasten that prophesied day. They will kidnap, rape, murder. Above all, they
will kill a king. For in the renegade Captain Blood they have the perfect assassin.
Two men - the highwayman William Coke and
the thief-taker Pitman - are recruited to stop them. Both fall victim to the
Saint’s foul plots. All seems lost…
Yet in the early hours of September 2nd,
1666, something starts that will overtake them all – fanatics, princes,
soldiers and fops, actresses and holy murderers. For the year of the Beast is
three quarters done and the Devil has not yet had his due.
London’s a tinder box. Politically,
sexually, religiously. Literally. It is about to burn.
‘The brilliance of Fire is that while the villains and their motives
are known, the rest of the plot is slowly revealed in an engrossing
thriller that shifts from a riverside theatre to the cramped confines of
a 17th-century warship and finally to the congested parishes of
London.’ - Macleans Magazine
Journalist Mark Manning’s Midwestern hometown closes ranks against him when his nephew is suspected of murder For Mark Manning, running the local paper in his Wisconsin hometown is a refreshing change from his life as a hard-charging reporter for the Chicago Journal. Together with his partner, architect Neil Waite, he’s settling into scenic, sleepy Dumont, whose inhabitants have welcomed them into their fold. Until Manning’s nephew becomes the prime suspect in a murder case. Teenagers Thad Quatrain and Jason Thrush alternated the lead role in the community theatre’s production of Teen Play. Now Jason lies dead in his bedroom, the victim of mushroom poisoning. Amid rumors that Thad threatened to kill Jason, the town begins to turn against him. As a sweltering summer draws to an end, a shocking revelation has tempers seething—and threatening to boil over. A novel about sexual identity, desire, and the lies we tell ourselves, Boy Toy explores the secret passions that war within the human heart. Boy Toy is the fifth book in Michael Craft’s Mark Manning series, which begins with Flight Dreams and Eye Contact.
Detective Chef Inspector Harry Brock is called to Richmond Park in south-west London, where the body of a young woman has been found, and further bodies follow. With the help of Detective Superintendent Dave Poole and the rest of his team, it’s not long before Harry uncovers a dark web of lies, betrayal, desire and deceit . . .
Handyman Cedric O'Toole likes his simple life. He lives by himself on a hardscrabble farm, collecting sheds full of junk and dreaming of his next invention. Then one day a slick city lawyer drives down his lane and his nightmare begins. Lori-Anne Wilkins, the wife of a wealthy local businessman, has fallen to her death from a deck Cedric built, and the furious widower has slapped him with a lawsuit. When Cedric goes to check out the accident site, he discovers that someone has tampered with the railing around the deck. It appears he's been set up to take the blame. But who might want Mrs. Wilkins dead? Then, when someone runs him off the road, he realizes that his life is in danger too. To clear his name and save his life, Cedric has to use his inventive mind to trap the real killer.
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