Solving this case may be nunn’s last chance for redemption…but the shadowy forces behind Christopher’s death will stop at nothing to silence the past forever. Jance. J. A. With the help of the dead woman’s friend, he plans to gather everyone who was there the night Christopher died and finally uncover the truth, suspect by suspect.
These are only a handful of the names that make up the all-star lineup of authors behind No Rest for the Dead, in the words of David Baldacci, a tale of vengeance, greed, and love that flows seamlessly, “as it passes from one creator’s mind to the next. When christopher thomas, rosemary, is the primary suspect, is murdered and his decaying body is found in an iron maiden in a Berlin museum, a ruthless curator at San Francisco’s McFall Art Museum, and she is tried, convicted, his wife, and executed.
There is not a weak spot in the bunch. David baldacci, from the Introduction Alexander McCall Smith. No rest for the dead is a thrilling, page-turning accomplishment that only America’s very best authors could achieve. Faye Kellerman. Ten years later, the detective who cracked the case, Jon Nunn, is convinced that the wrong person was put to death.
Lisa Scottoline. In the years since the case was closed, he’s discovered a web of deceit and betrayal surrounding the Thomases that could implicate any number of people in the crime.
Inherit the Dead: A Novel
The editor, has arranged to donate any royalties in excess of editor and contributor compensation to Safe Horizon, Jonathan Santlofer, the leading victim assistance agency in the country. So when wealthy upper east side matron Julia Drusilla summons him one cold February night, he grabs what seems to be a straightforward and lucrative case.
This classic noir tale twists and turns down New York’s mean streets and along Hamptons' beaches and back roads during a bitterly cold and gray winter where nothing is as it seems and everyone has something to hide. This new york times and usa today bestseller, betrayal, is a collaboration between twenty bestselling mystery novelists who have joined forces to create a spellbinding story of love, and intrigue.
The socialite is looking for her beautiful, Angelina, aimless daughter, who is about to become a very wealthy young woman. In this inventive “serial novel” storytelling approach, building the tension to a shocking, each of the twenty bestselling writers brings his or her distinctive voice to a chapter of Inherit the Dead, explosive finale.
But as christo digs deeper, he discovers there’s much more to the lovely “Angel” than meets the eye. Readers can’t go wrong with this juicy thriller” raves Library Journal. Pericles “perry” christo is a pi with a past—a former cop who lost his badge and his family when a corruption scandal left him broke and disgraced.
With only a short time left to live, Lizzie, he spends his last days preparing to say goodbye to his devoted wife, and their three children. With no one able to care for them, the children are separated from each other and sent to live with family members around the country. Just when all seems lost, Jack begins to recover in a miraculous turn of events.
David baldacci delivers a moving, family drama about learning to love again after terrible heartbreak and loss in this classic New York Times bestseller. It's almost christmas, but there is no joy in the house of terminally ill Jack and his family. And there, over one unforgettable summer, Jack will begin to learn to love again, and he and his children will learn how to become a family once more.
He rises from what should have been his deathbed, determined to bring his fractured family back together. Then, unthinkably, tragedy strikes again: Lizzie is killed in a car accident. Struggling to rebuild their lives after Lizzie's death, he reunites everyone at Lizzie's childhood home on the oceanfront in South Carolina.
Tempest in Eden
But waiting for her are the traps of her own weaknesses and the potent force of attraction. As a woman with a troubled past tries to understand a man different from anyone she has known before, and new feelings rise from her heart. What isn't so obvious is his profession: Ian is a minister in a straitlaced community.
But hidden inside her, where no one can see, is the pain of a failed marriage. Challenged and hurt, Shay decides to seduce him. Every gorgeous bit of him is immediately apparent -- as is his disapproval of Shay. Opposites attract when a nude art model sets out to seduce a conservative minister who disapproves of her profession but can't seem to resist her.
Renowned artist's model Shay Morrison thinks nothing of exposing her body to inspire great works of art. Then, while visiting a weekend cabin, she accidentally walks in on Ian Douglas as he steps out of the shower.
Smoke Screen: A Novel
Handsome, hard-partying jay was one of four heroic city officials who risked their lives five years earlier to lead others to safety from a catastrophic fire. Now, the newswoman whose biased reporting helped bring about Raley's downfall might be his only chance to vindicate himself and get justice for the fire's victims.
From the #1 new york times bestsellng author of Seeing Red comes a "scorching. Action-filled" publishers Weekly tale of corruption and betrayal, revenge, and reversal. When newswoman britt shelley wakes up to find herself in bed with Jay Burgess, a star detective in the Charleston PD, she remembers nothing of how she got there—or how Jay wound up dead.
But the more raley and britt discover about that fateful day, the more perilous the situation becomes, until they're not only chasing the truth but running for their lives. But raley never finished the inquiry because one calamitous night his career was destroyed by scandal. His lifelong friend, Raley Gannon, was later assigned to investigate the blaze.
Smash Cut: A Novel
Wheeler’s mistress julie rutledge, who is also a suspect, believes that Creighton is the killer despite his rock-solid alibi, and she’ll do almost anything in her quest to prove his guilt—even ruin Derek’s career. From #1 new york times bestselling author of Seeing Red comes this thrilling novel full of jarring, cinematic twists and breathless suspense that will have you on the edge of your seat.
When millionaire paul wheeler is murdered, his family retains renowned lawyer Derek Mitchell to defend the victim’s nephew Creighton—although the police have not charged the young man with the crime. The clock ticks down to a shocking ending as Derek and Julie join forces to find the truth. But as derek learns of creighton’s darker side, especially his bizarre fascination with movie murders, the more he agrees with Julie’s suspicion.
Has creighton begun re-enacting cinema’s goriest scenes and, if so, who will be his unwilling co-stars? They won’t know until the final Smash Cut.
Ricochet: A Novel
The #1 new york times bestselling author of seeing Red presents a spine-tingling story of murder and betrayal in high society Savannah, where a homicide detective finds his career—and life—on the line. When savannah detective Duncan Hatcher is summoned to an unusual crime scene, he knows discretion is key.
Then, in secret, elise makes an incredible allegation, which he dismisses as the lie of a cunning woman trying to exploit his intense attraction to her. Influential judge cato Laird's beloved trophy wife, Elise, has fatally shot a burglar. She claims self-defense, but Duncan suspects she's lying, and puts his career in jeopardy by investigating further.
But when elise goes missing, Duncan finds that trusting the wrong person could mean the difference between life and death for both of them.
Not Even for Love
What more could she want? A clap of thunder and a pounding on her door soon give her an answer. Reeves grant appears seeking shelter from a sudden downpour, but the real storm is inside Jordan and the passion they share. Soon, she'll have to choose between them -- or risk losing both. Until a hunky photographer ignites a new passion in her one stormy night.
Jordan hadlock seems to have it all: a great job and Helmut Eckherdt, a rich industrialist intent on marrying her -- even though she hasn't said yes. And the timing couldn't be worse: soon after that fateful night, Helmut publicly announces his plans to marry Jordan -- at the very same moment she spies Reeves snapping pictures of her new "fiancé.
Now jordan is moving toward the altar with a man she likes but doesn't love, with Reeves only a few inches away. When she catches the eye of a wealthy businessman, Jordan Hadlock's future is all planned out.
Words of Silk
When the power comes back on, the two find themselves in a passionate embrace that leads to a single night together. Laney mcleod's chance encounter in a manhattan elevator leads to a one-night stand with a wealthy playboy -- but a few months later he's back with shocking news, as irresistible as ever. Laney's life changes the minute she gets stuck in an elevator in Manhattan -- and relies on a handsome stranger named Deke Sargent to help her fight her claustrophobia.
. Unable to forget the chemistry between them, but afraid that she's just another notch on this wealthy playboy's bedpost, Laney must face an even deeper fear. Or forever lose the one man she can't resist. Shocked by her own recklessness, Laney disappears the next morning. Months later, she receives an even greater shock: Deke shows up with an astounding announcement.
Love is Murder Black Ops Book 3
Bodyguards, thieves, serial killers, women and men! in jeopardy, vigilantes, stalkers, cops, P. I. S, killers—these all-new stories will keep you thrilled and chilled late into the night. Prepare for heart-racing suspense in this original collection by thirty of the hottest bestselling authors and new voices writing romance suspense today.
Rainwater’s application to board, but she knows that something is happening; she is being swept along by an unusual series of events. She cooks, cleans, solly, launders, and cares for her ten-year-old son, a sweet but challenging child whose busy behavior and failure to speak elicits undesired advice from others in town.
David rainwater—but Ella is immediately resistant to opening up her home to this mysterious stranger. Begrudgingly, Ella accepts Mr. When a room in her boarding house opens up, the respected town doctor brings Ella a new boarder―the handsome and gallant Mr. Rainwater won’t require the room for long: he is dying.
Dr. One thing is certain: the winds of change are blowing all over Texas—and through the cracks in the life that Ella Barron has painstakingly built. Rainwater is a man of impeccable character, a former cotton broker and a victim of the Great Depression, Ella stiffens at the thought of taking him in. Kincaid tells Ella in confidence that Mr.
Soon, this strong-minded, independent woman will realize that the living that she has eked out for herself in the small bubble of her town is about to change, whether she likes it or not.