A rookie FBI agent with a past.
A terrorist who has finally come home.
A conspiracy with unlimited reach…
Quinn Turner is a freshly minted FBI agent who has just joined a field unit run by her mentor. Her first operation goes smoothly…until she spots the #1 face on the FBI’s Most Wanted list from across a room, and nothing will ever be the same.
John Porter is a saboteur of billions in property damage and a killer with a list of victims in the three digits. He’s wanted dead or alive, but you can’t capture what you can’t find—until now, when he resurfaces on American soil after a five-year absence.
For Quinn, what started out as the opportunity of a lifetime quickly spirals into a nightmare. In the aftermath of her clash with Porter, she finds herself on the run from friends and colleagues and accused of crimes that put her right on the list alongside Porter.
To prove her innocence, Quinn will have to find and stop a man who can’t be found, while at the same time eluding the vast resources of the U.S. government. As the noose tightens and the conspiracy around her grows, Quinn Turner will discover that sometimes the devil you know is better than the one you don’t…or even knew existed in the first place.
A Christmas short story.
The first of an occasional series of short stories (covering the elapsed time between the books in The Falconer Files series.)
On Christmas Day the two detectives are summoned to a block of apartments in Market Darley, to investigate the unexplained death of a young woman whose fiance was due to move in with her on New Year's Day.
At first, her death seems a complete mystery, then, something that Dr Christmas discovers on the internet indicates that her death could just have been a tragic accident, or was it?
THREE SHORT NOVELS OF SCIENCE FICTION SUSPENSE
From the Hugo-winning author of Coyote, Arkwright, and Avengers of the Moon come three novellas that combine science fiction, mystery, and crime:
The Doppler Effect -- Never before published, a satirical short novel about how a disgraced college professor and a young prodigy perpetrate the greatest scientific hoax in history: faking an alien signal from outer space.
Frogheads -- A private investigator travels to a Venus that never was in search of a missing youth, and discovers a crime against the planet's native race ... and how those natives exact revenge of their own.
Einstein's Shadow -- In an alternative timeline, a detective is given a dangerous assignment: protect Albert Einstein and his wife as they defect from Nazi Germany to the United States aboard a colossal transatlantic airliner.
The Washington Post has called Allen Steele "a master of science fiction intrigue." This new collection proves again the reasons why.
Nessa is back, and this time she’s in deep.
When a witch from the local coven goes missing, Nessa gets dragged into the search. Her investigation takes her to Loch Ness, where the witch was studying dragons.
It’s time to meet the monster lurking in the depths.
Of course, this mission would be a lot less worrying if Nessa wasn’t accompanied by two members of magical law enforcement. After all, she’s still got a certain hot item burning a hole in her pocket. Things go from bad to worse when she bumps into Henry – she’s still not sure if he wants to make out with her or make a case against her.
Not to mention there’s some fishy dark magic going on in the woods surrounding the loch, which only Nessa seems to notice. She’s drowning in questions, and if she doesn’t figure out the answers soon, it could be the end of her.
This time it’s sink or swim.
Another hilarious instalment of the Damned Girl series, packed with witches, dragons, werewolves and shifters. If you like humorous paranormal mysteries and urban fantasy, this series is for you! Download today to join Nessa on her underwater adventures.
Carsfold has recently opened its new theatre and the Town’s Women’s Guild is to present its first live performances – the pantomime ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ – over Christmas.
DI Harry Falconer has managed to duck two days spent over the festive season in the Carmichael household by pleading other commitments, but treating the whole family, himself included, to tickets to the first performance, on Boxing Day.
But he seems to be able to do nothing straight forward, and when tragedy strikes in the very first Act, he is catapulted back into his professional role with a vengeance: and on a Bank Holiday, too.
Brookmyre's Parlabane novels have sold more than one million copies in the UK, where he is a perennial bestseller. He is an important and well-loved figure in Scottish crime writing, along with the likes of Denise Mina and Val McDermid.
We are working hard to build Brookmyre's American audience and as part of that effort have signed up two titles from his backlist that are favorites among his international audience and which we will publish for the first time in the US: All Fun and Games Until Somebody Loses an Eye and The Sacred Art of Stealing.
These earlier novels hew closer to the Carl Hiaasen-style blend of dark humor, oddball characters, and ingenious plotting for which Brookmyre originally became known. All Fun and Games Until Somebody Loses an Eye won the 2006 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize, the UK’s only literary award for comic literature (other winners include Alexander McCall Smith, Edward St. Aubyn, Howard Jacobson, Will Self, and Gary Shteyngart).
Brookmyre’s most recent frontlist title, The Last Hack (2017), received incredible review coverage, including raves from Maureen Corrigan in the Washington Post and Daneet Steffens in the Boston Globe. The book was mentioned by both Carl Hiaasen and Diana Gabaldon in the Washington Post round-up "What your favorite writers are reading this summer" and by Val McDermid in the Observer's round-up of "best holiday reads 2017." It was also longlisted for the 2017 McIlvanney Prize for Scottish crime book of the year and received blurbs from Lorenzo Carcaterra, John Gilstrap, Diana Gabaldon, Chris Pavone, Joe Ide, and Thomas Perry.
Though incremental, we've seen a nice upward sales trend for Brookmyre's recent books. 2016's Black Widow netted almost double the number 2015's Dead Girl Walking did in cloth, and we have shipped almost 30% more copies of The Last Hack than we did for Black Widow.
Brookmyre has devoted fans among readers and critics here in the US, including Charles McGrath at the New York Times.
The last of the Dreamwalkers seeks answers in the long-lost Compendium, but the greatest mystery lies within his own past. With no memory, no family, and no allies—only the inherited ability to move from the physical realm into the collective unconscious called the Dreamscape—the Sleeping Man will fight against the conformity demanded by the Volto Empire's black and red standard.
The journey will be long and arduous as the Sleeping Man encounters a race of desert hunters guarding the Compendium, forest-dwelling Leshy who demand to count his rings, and the dreams of the dead.
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