Crime Zero

By Michael Cordy

Originally released as Crime Zero, later renamed to The Crime Code.

What if the plague of violent crime will be eliminated from the earth forever?

What if the therapy used to be extra deadly than the disease?

The dying penalty is not any deterrent. legal reform has confirmed dead. With violent crime on a gradual upward thrust, a strong cabal of scientists, politicians, and law-enforcement officers is calling to venture judgment of right and wrong as a solution.

A legal psychologist with the FBI, Luke Decker is disgusted by way of his superiors' determination to include the debatable enterprise whereas ignoring its almost certainly risky results. yet stunning revelations whispered to him by way of a condemned killer on dying row have plunged Decker into the terrifying intricacies of a great conspiracy. Now his merely best friend is exceptional geneticist Dr. Kathy Kerronce Decker's lover, extra lately his ideological adversary -- the brains in the back of the unique undertaking moral sense. What they face is a possible disaster so significant and bold, it threatens to change endlessly the process human evolution -- because the dream of peace and safeguard morphs horribly right into a nightmare.

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Deep Storm

By Lincoln Child

In this explosive new mystery, the most tremendous and scary discoveries mankind has ever confronted is ready to surface.

On an oil platform in the course of the North Atlantic, a terrifying sequence of health problems is spreading during the team. while specialist naval healthcare professional Peter Crane is flown in, he unearths his actual vacation spot isn't the platform itself yet Deep hurricane: a most sensible mystery aquatic technological know-how facility, miles under at the ocean flooring. And as Crane quickly learns, the covert operation he reveals there is concealing whatever way more sinister than a scientific mystery—and even more deadly.

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Sworn to Silence (Kate Burkholder)

By Linda Castillo

Now the topic of the Lifetime unique motion picture An Amish Murder

Sworn to Silence is the 1st in Linda Castillo's New York Times bestselling Kate Burkholder series.

Some secrets and techniques are too bad to bare. a few crimes are too unspeakable to unravel. . . .

In Painters Mill, Ohio, the Amish and "English" citizens have lived part by way of facet for 2 centuries. yet 16 years in the past, a sequence of brutal murders shattered the peaceable farming group. a tender Amish woman named Kate Burkholder survived the phobia of the Slaughterhouse Killer . . . yet eventually determined to go away her community.

A wealth of expertise later, Kate has been requested to come to Painters Mill as leader of police. Her Amish roots and big-city legislations enforcement history make her the correct candidate. She's definite she's come to phrases along with her past―until the 1st physique is came upon in a snowy field.

Kate vows to prevent the killer earlier than he moves back. yet to take action, she needs to betray either her kinfolk and her Amish past―and divulge a gloomy mystery which may spoil her.

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The Chalk Circle Man: The First Commissaire Adamsberg Mystery (Commissaire Adamsberg Mysteries)

By Fred Vargas

The debut secret within the the world over bestselling Commissaire Adamsberg series-now to be had for the 1st time within the United States

Fred Vargas 's Commissaire Adamsberg mysteries are a sensation in France, always praised for his or her intelligence, wit, and macabre mind's eye. this primary novel within the sequence introduces the unorthodox detective Commissaire Adamsberg-one of the main attractive characters in modern crime fiction.

while blue chalk circles start to look at the pavement in neighborhoods round Paris, Adamsberg is on my own in pondering that they're faraway from a laugh. As he reviews every one new circle and the more and more strange gadgets they contain-empty beer cans, 4 trombones, a pigeon's foot, a doll's head-he senses the cruelty that lies inside of whoever is dependable. And whilst a circle is found with decidedly much less banal contents-a lady along with her throat slashed-Adamsberg is aware that this can be only the start.

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Niceville: Book One of the Niceville Trilogy (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

By Carsten Stroud

Rainey Teague disappears on his manner domestic from institution, actually vanishing into skinny air. he is there one second and long past the following, captured on protection cameras. After he's stumbled on, the nightmare purely will get deeper, specifically for detective Nick Kavanaugh and his spouse, Kate, a family members perform legal professional. they've got all been drawn right into a shadow global among lifestyles and death--a global the place a guy killed on Friday evening is in a duel on Sunday, the place an armed theft triggers a disastrous cascade of occasions that ricochets throughout twenty assorted lives, and the place Nick and Kate will come nose to nose with the traditional strength of anger and evil that lurks underneath Niceville.
 

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Fragments

By James F. David

A staff of psychologists has accrued in a small collage city to behavior a progressive test: to discover 5 "savants" with severe and various aptitudes, with a purpose to create a 6th composite intelligence utilizing new cybernetic know-how. the 1st experiments convey promise, yet a terrifying mystery from the earlier will rework the undertaking in methods the researchers by no means anticipated--and infect the child intelligence with a catastrophic thirst for vengeance.

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The Silence of the Lambs (Hannibal Lecter)

By Thomas Harris

As a part of the quest for a serial assassin nicknames "Buffalo Bill," FBI trainee Clarice Starling is given an project. She needs to stopover at a guy constrained to a high-security facility for the criminally insane and interview him.

That guy, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, is a former psychiatrist with strange tastes and an severe interest in regards to the darker corners of the brain. His intimate knowing of the killer and of Clarice herself shape the center of Thomas Harris' The Silence of the Lambs--an unforgettable vintage of suspense fiction.

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Poison Town (Crittendon Files)

By Creston Mapes

Creston Mapes is the writer of the number one Amazon bestselling Christian fiction mystery, Nobody, besides the bestselling Christian fiction thrillers Fear Has a reputation, darkish Star and Full Tilt.
 
Ideal for fanatics of Ted Dekker, Frank Peretti, Jerry Jenkins and Joel Rosenberg.
 
There's multiple form of Poison during this Town
 
People are ill and loss of life. Rumors are swirling. a few declare chemical compounds leaking from a producing plant are inflicting the melanoma that is crippling humans at the bad aspect of Trenton urban, Ohio. but not anything on the plant seems to be amiss.
 
The challenge is still a secret till reporter Jack Crittendon's long-time mechanic falls in poor health and he investigates. quickly Jack turns into engulfed in a smokescreen of lies, setups, greed, and scandal.
 
The deeper he digs, the extra poisonous the corruption he uncovers. As he faces off with the big-time gamers backstage and attempts to overcome the clock ahead of extra humans die, he realizes the chillingly unthinkable--he is aware too much.

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The Testament

By Eric Van Lustbader

The new foreign mystery from the New York Times bestselling writer of The Bourne Legacy

Braverman Shaw--"Bravo" to his friends--always knew his father had secrets and techniques. yet no longer until eventually Dexter Shaw dies in a mysterious explosion does Bravo realize the enormity of his father's hidden existence as a high-ranking member of the Order of Gnostic Observatines, a sect based through fans of St. Francis of Assisi and believed to were burnt up centuries in the past. For greater than 8 hundred years, the Order has preserved an historical cache of records, together with a long-lost testomony attributed to Christ which can shake Christianity to its foundations. Dexter Shaw used to be the most recent Keeper of the Testament--and Bravo is his selected successor.

Before Dexter died, he concealed the cache the place in simple terms Bravo may well locate it. Now Bravo, an complete medieval pupil and cryptanalyst, needs to keep on with the esoteric clues his father left at the back of. His significant other during this quest is Jenny Logan, a pushed younger lady with secrets and techniques of her personal. Jenny is a mother or father, assigned via the Order to guard Bravo, or so she claims. Bravo quickly learns that he can belief not anyone the place the testomony is worried, probably no longer even Jenny . . .

Another mystery society, the Knights of St. Clement, initially based and subsidized by means of the Papacy, has been after the Order's valuable cache because the time of the Crusades. The Knights, brokers and assassins, will cease at not anything to acquire the treasure. Bravo has turn into either a goal and a pawn in an ongoing warfare some distance better and extra lethal than any he can have imagined.

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The Taking: A Novel

By Dean Koontz

 
#1 ny occasions BESTSELLER

On the morning that marks the tip of the realm they've got recognized, 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 desires, and now, within the moody crimson sunrise, the younger couple can't shake the feel of anything extraordinarily wrong.

    because the hours cross, Molly and Neil take heed to aggravating information of maximum climate phenomena around the globe. by means of 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 pals should be pressured to attract on reserves of braveness and humanity they by no means knew that they had. For in the misty gloom they'll come across anything that finds in a shattering fast what's occurring to their world—something that's looking them with ruthless potency.

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