Second Son (Jack Reacher, Book 0.5) by Lee Child

By Lee Child

Lee Child's Reacher sequence (15 books in all) is a thundering strength between smooth thrillers. For the uninitiated, it follows the stoic, hulking, and streetwise Jack Reacher, a former army policeman who's now a drifter with an enormous potential for protecting and retributive violence. the fast tale "Second Son" is a picture of the lifetime of Reacher and his kin circa 1974, whereas they're stationed on an army base in Okinawa. Upon arriving they instantly get into deep hassle that's compounded by means of a few undesirable information. For these new to Child's writing, the motion is interspersed with contemplative moments, resembling whilst Jack's grandfather, a prosthetic-limb maker in Paris, recounts that "… a very good conflict leaves a rustic with 3 armies: a military of cripples, a military of mourners, and a military of thieves." This tightly built tale pulls readers correct to the top and is bound to discover new lovers for the sequence.

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Day of Judgment (Simon Vaughn, Book 1) by Jack Higgins

By Jack Higgins

It's 1963 and the eve of John F.Kennedy's ancient stopover at to Berlin.

Locked away contained in the impregnable citadel of Schloss Neustadt, Father Sean Conlin, survivor of Dachau and lifetime champion of human freedom is combating to disclaim his jailers their final target. in this momentus day, whilst the full global is observing they have to make him admit to being a CIA hireling.

But the West is set to avoid wasting him, and playing with their lives a small band of guys commence a bold rescue project that may switch the process historical past.

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The Boathouse by R. J. Harries

By R. J. Harries

A criminologist seeks revenge for his journalist girlfriend’s homicide.
A estate tycoon’s spouse is abducted for an ever-increasing ransom.
Sean Archer needs to locate the Boathouse to unravel those possible unrelated situations.
But the Boathouse is an off-grid torture facility operated by way of black-ops mercenaries.

Sean Archer is a self-taught criminologist and profiler who has been enthusiastic about crime for the reason that his mom and dad have been chanced on useless whilst he used to be fourteen. a working laptop or computer savant who has constructed electronic profiling instruments that the police have come to depend upon, Sean has bought a name for with the ability to resolve crimes that nobody else can. but if his personal female friend, Alex, is brutally murdered whereas getting to know an off-grid torture facility known as The Boathouse, his wonderful innovations are of no need. Alex has left little for Sean to move on – just a checklist of names. Then Peter Sinclair, a estate billionaire, contacts Sean for support. His spouse, Becky, has been abducted and should be killed if he is going to the police or doesn’t keep on with directions. Sean is of the same opinion to aid. now not simply because he wishes the case, yet simply because Peter Sinclair used to be on Alex’s record. whilst Sean tracks Becky down, she leads him correct the place he desires to move. Or so he thinks. As he climbs over the wall of the Boathouse, he’s convinced he’s only one step from discovering Alex’s killers. yet Sean is completely unprepared for this crime and this position. The Boathouse is extra heinous, extra sinister than something Sean has ever imagined

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The Inner Circle by Brad Meltzer

By Brad Meltzer

There are tales not anyone is familiar with. Hidden tales. i admire these tales. and because I paintings within the nationwide data, i locate these tales for a living.

Beecher White, a tender archivist, spends his days operating with crucial files of the U.S. govt. He has continuously been the keeper of alternative people's tales, by no means part of the tale himself...

Until now.

When Clementine Kaye, Beecher's first early life weigh down, exhibits up on the nationwide information requesting his aid monitoring down her long-lost father, Beecher attempts to provoke her by way of exhibiting her the key vault the place the President of the us privately experiences categorised files. when they by chance occur upon a precious artifact - a two hundred hundred-year-old dictionary that after belonged to George Washington, hidden beneath a table chair, Beecher and Clementine locate themselves all of sudden entangled in an online of deception, conspiracy, and murder.

Soon a guy is useless, and Beecher is at the run as he races to benefit the reality at the back of this mysterious nationwide treasure. His seek will lead him to find a coded and inventive puzzle that conceals a aggravating mystery from the founding of our state. it's a mystery, Beecher quickly discovers, that a few think is worthy killing for.

Gripping, fast moving, and full of the interesting historic element for which he's recognized, the interior CIRCLE is an exciting novel that when back proves Brad Meltzer as a super writer writing on the peak of his craft.

Also contains bonus: Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child’s THE cupboard OF CURIOSITIES

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Blood Hunt: A Jack Harvey Novel by Ian Rankin

By Ian Rankin

As a former soldier, Gordon Reeve is aware whatever approximately killing. So although the loss of life of his brother Jim has been governed a suicide, Gordon can't shake the sensation that somebody is liable. touring on my own throughout an ocean, he arrives in California made up our minds to get solutions: Why used to be the automobile Jim's physique was once present in locked from the surface? Who would wish Jim lifeless? And now why do the neighborhood police officers look bent on thwarting Gordon's efforts to discover the reality? With the entire verve and taut pacing that experience made Ian Rankin an the world over well known suspense author, Blood Hunt is a gripping tale of 1 man's dogged pursuit of justice.

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The African Contract (Hayden Stone, Book 2) by Arthur Kerns

By Arthur Kerns

"An clever, masterfully-crafted, and all too believable undercover agent novel that may thrill fanatics of Olen Steinhauer and Daniel Silva. The African agreement hooked me from the beginning and saved me up overdue. Hayden Stone—part James Bond, half Jack Reacher—isn't afraid to combine it up, yet cleans up good during this action-packed, multi-layered romp in the course of the African continent as he searches, actually, for a ticking bomb. If you're partial to undercover agent novels, The African agreement might be subsequent in your studying list." —Robert Dugoni, ny instances Bestselling writer of homicide One and The Conviction.

"Hayden Stone is a personality worthy rooting for, and Arthur Kerns is a skilled storyteller." —Sheldon Siegel, ny occasions bestselling writer of Incriminating Evidence

In the savannahs of Namibia, a boxcar sits, locked and watched. there is not any restrict to what number of people might die from what's inside of. there's no restrict to what number of people might kill for it.

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The Savannah Project (Jake Pendleton, Book 1) by Chuck Barrett

By Chuck Barrett

Terrorism, accountability, and private security collide while Jake Pendleton, an investigator for the NTSB, is named to enquire an airplane coincidence in Savannah, Georgia in the course of the St. Patrick's Day social gathering. The coincidence, which initially seems to be really run-of-the-mill, seems to be something yet. for the reason that Jake isn't really keen to fake there are not any suspicious conditions and greater than the standard proportion of relatively not likely "coincidences," he units off a veritable avalanche of secrets and techniques, violence and treachery. Aided by way of an not likely accomplice, Gregg Kaplan, the air site visitors controller who was once the final individual in touch with the plane that crashed, Jake units out to untangle the webs of deceit and to discover a vicious killer. not anything is because it turns out, no one is who you idea them to be. not anything is sacred. not anyone is secure.

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Gideon's Corpse (Gideon Crew, Book 2) by Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child

By Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child

A best nuclear scientist is going mad and takes an blameless family members hostage at gunpoint, killing one and inflicting a tremendous standoff.

A plume of radiation above big apple urban results in a warehouse the place, it sort of feels, a strong nuclear bomb was once assembled simply hours before.

Sifting during the proof, specialists verify that the unthinkable is ready to ensue: in ten days, an incredible American urban might be vaporized by way of a terrorist attack.

Ten days. And Gideon staff, monitoring the mysterious terrorist mobile from the suburbs of recent York to the mountains of latest Mexico, learns the top could be whatever worse--far worse--than mere Armageddon.

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Kull: Exile of Atlantis by Robert E. Howard

By Robert E. Howard

“Howard’s writing turns out so hugely charged with strength that it approximately offers off sparks.”
–Stephen King

“Robert E. Howard had a gritty, brilliant style–broadsword writing that minimize its technique to the center, with heroes who're actually better than life.”
–David Gemmell

In a meteoric occupation that spanned a trifling twelve years, Robert E. Howard single-handedly invented the style that got here to be known as sword and sorcery. From his fertile mind's eye sprang a few of fiction’s such a lot enduring heroes. but whereas Conan is no doubt Howard’s maximum construction, it used to be in his past series of stories that includes Kull, a fearless warrior with the brooding mind of a thinker, that Howard started to increase the special issues, and the richly evocative combination of heritage and mythology, that may distinguish his later stories of the Hyborian Age.

Much greater than easily the prototype for Conan, Kull is an engaging personality in his personal correct: an exile from fabled Atlantis who wins the crown of Valusia, in simple terms to discover it as a lot a burden as a prize.

This groundbreaking assortment, lavishly illustrated via award-winning artist Justin candy, gathers jointly all Howard’s tales that includes Kull, from Kull’s first released visual appeal, in “The Shadow Kingdom,” to “Kings of the Night,” Howard’s final story that includes the cerebral swordsman. The tales are awarded simply as Howard wrote them, with all next editorial emendations got rid of. additionally integrated are formerly unpublished tales, drafts, and fragments, plus large notes at the texts, an advent via Howard authority Steve Tompkins, and an essay through famous editor Patrice Louinet.
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“Howard used to be a real storyteller–one of the 1st, and positively among the finest, you’ll locate in heroic delusion. If you’ve by no means learn him prior to, you’re in for a true treat.”
–Charles de Lint

“For stark, residing worry . . . what different author is even within the working with Robert E. Howard?”
–H. P. Lovecraft

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