By Dan Brown
When the NSA's invincible code-breaking desktop encounters a mysterious code it can't holiday, the supplier calls its head cryptographer, Susan Fletcher, an excellent, appealing mathematician. What she uncovers sends surprise waves during the corridors of energy. The NSA is being held hostage--not through weapons or bombs -- yet by means of a code so advanced that if published could cripple U.S. intelligence. stuck in an accelerating tempest of secrecy and lies, Fletcher battles to save lots of the employer she believes in. Betrayed on either side, she reveals herself combating not just for her nation yet for her existence, and after all, for the lifetime of the fellow she loves.
By Thomas Gifford
A journalist searches for the real tale of his glamorous sibling’s death
When rock celebrity J. C. Tripper died, merely his brother Lee was once by way of his part, and within the a long time due to the fact, Lee has been deviled by means of questions of what rather occurred that evening in Tangier. He thinks he is familiar with the reality, yet his recollection of that ultimate drug-soaked bender is set to be known as into question.
An previous acquaintance mails Lee a Nazi pistol and 4 Polaroid images of a lifeless body—an invitation to reopen a long-cold homicide research. Lee then reconnects with Sam Innis, onetime ally to the brothers Tripper, who urges him to trace down J.C.’s former bandmates and track contacts. That evening, Lee’s female friend, a bestselling conspiracy theorist, is tortured to loss of life in her bathtub. As his brother comes again to hang-out him, Lee needs to get to the bottom of the secret of J.C.’s final days, or threat becoming a member of him at the back of the velvet rope on the nice after-party within the sky.
By Jane O'Connor
Miranda "Rannie" Bookman—43, divorced mom of 2, with a contemporary love existence which include a protracted string of embarrassingly short encounters—is commencing to think like a hanging participle: attached to not anything. Her occupation as a copyeditor is down the bathroom (she makes one little slip—a lacking "l" from the ultimate within the identify of the Nancy Drew vintage The mystery of the outdated Clock—and unexpectedly she's Publishing Enemy #1!), so she's been pressured to take any gig she will get. And that implies giving excursions on the Chapel college, the ultra-exclusive, ultra-expensive, deepest academy that her little ones attend. in no way the main fascinating of employments . . . at the least until eventually anyone stumbles around the lifeless physique of the Director of school Admissions.
Investigating a homicide was once by no means in her activity description, yet along with her soon-to-be-college-bound boy Nate a primary suspect, Rannie has little selection. along with, who higher to dot the entire "i"s and pass the entire "t"s than a self-proclaimed "language cop"? Her diligence may even lead her to a brand-new love. Or to a killer. Or to a different corpse—hopefully now not her own.
By Michael Dibdin
While Austrian cavers exploring a few deserted army tunnels within the Italian Alps encounter human is still, every person assumes the demise used to be unintended, till the unidentified physique is stolen from the morgue and there's a information blackout. Aurelio Zen is charged with checking out the reality.
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By Lemony Snicket
The second one quantity of the two-part book sequence that invitations you to unravel mini-mysteries along Lemony Snicket.
An vital postcard by no means reached its vacation spot, 3 brothers were apprehended for one crime, a specter has been obvious strolling at the pier at midnight-more odd occasions are unfolding everywhere in the city of Stain'd-by-the-Sea. Lemony Snicket is at the case! sign up for the research and take on the mysteries along Snicket. imagine you've cracked them? flip to the again of the ebook to determine the answer published.
Casey Jones is a take-no-prisoners woman PI who would not be stuck useless whining over a awful boyfriend or soliciting for support. She's too busy lifting weights, working off on the mouth and making doughnut runs for her overstuffed enterprise accomplice, the larger-than-life Bobby D., a 360 pound Lothario whose little black ebook is nearly as enormous as his urge for food. With a stretch in a Florida pen at the back of her and no respectable PI license, Casey comes from not anything and has not anything to lose. She lives complete velocity forward with a fit recognize for the failures of others. simply this time, it is Casey who has stepped in it. whilst a favourite consumer will get killed on her watch, Casey vows to discover the killer it doesn't matter what the fee, both individually or professionally. whilst the path leads her into the rarefied ranks of North Carolina's social elite, Casey's dust negative adolescence comes dashing again in a wave of self-doubt that provides hearth to her substantial fury. She fights to regain her self-confidence and reveal an incendiary killer out to damage greater than her identify. Casey strikes from farmland to the mountains, from debutante balls to tug bars, from boardrooms to bedrooms-- or even down the prickly course of lust first and foremost sight--as she battles unknown enemies fearful to work out her, relatively actually, to head up in flames. From Publishers Weekly: Raleigh, N.C., gumshoe, 160-pound Casey Jones (first brought in Legwork) has greater than her ordinary hassles. Her present beau, a cop, is berating her for agreeing to appear for proof that may overturn a woman's demise sentence. the lady supposedly killed her husband, one other cop. not just does Casey run smack into numerous police departments who will not support her, yet somebody attempts to kill her. And each time she turns out with regards to getting a holiday at the case, she turns up close to a useless physique and the police are definite she's concerned. the entire whereas, Casey attempts to toughen herself with doughnuts, fried bird and absolutely anything else, a minimum of till she will be able to deal with her case and her love existence. Casey's measurement and difficult demeanour belie her Southern roots; actually, she desires a guy to attend on her and woo her yet in simple terms on her phrases. ("I've stored telling him that he is going to need to kiss my .45 quality ass for the subsequent two decades so as to atone.") the ambience is thick with greasy meals and pervasive corruption, yet Casey makes this can be a delightfully humorous learn, excellent for a wet afternoon or lengthy educate trip.
By Peter James
Book VIII of Detective Superintendent Roy Grace
Days ahead of one among Hollywood’s most well liked stars, Gaia Lafayette, leaves domestic for a film function on situation in Brighton, England, there's a bungled test on her existence. the total urban of Brighton awaits Gaia’s arrival, together with her dangerously obsessive number 1 fan trying to find revenge and an apprehensive Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, charged with keeping Gaia.
When a mutilated torso is located on a bird farm miles away in the countryside, Roy Grace has no cause in any respect to attach this to the star’s stopover at to the county. yet as occasions swiftly start to spread, Roy Grace and his group locate themselves in a determined race opposed to time to save lots of Gaia’s existence from a smart maniac who will cease at not anything to kill her.
By Laura Childs
Tea store proprietor Theodosia Browning understands that something’s brewing within the excessive society of Charleston—something except her most recent tea…
The Indigo Tea store, Charleston’s favourite spot of tea, has simply pop out with its most up-to-date style: Gunpowder eco-friendly. Theodosia Browning can't wait to listen to its praises because it is unveiled on the annual yacht race. but if she hears the crack of an vintage gun intended to finish the race, a member of Charleston’s elite falls useless. Theodosia has a slump that his loss of life was once no accident—and will exit of her technique to turn out it. but when she doesn’t act quick, Theo will locate herself in sizzling water with a few boiling-mad Charlestonians—and greater than a bit gun-chai…
By Rhys Bowen
It's a tantalizing secret for lonely Betsy, who can not help doing some investigating on her personal. yet Constable Evans has been concerned with Sacred Grove before-looking for a lacking American collage scholar who was once lured there by means of Druid worship. As Betsy does her personal sleuthing prompt, Evan involves discover that there's not anything uncomplicated approximately this situation and that Betsy has no inspiration in any respect of the bad chance she is in.
By Frank Tallis
In Freud’s harmful, miraculous Vienna of 1903, an inventive health professional and an intrepid detective back problem psychotic criminals throughout a panorama teetering among the delicate and the savage, the exciting destiny and the primitive past.
On contrary aspects of town, males are came across beheaded on church grounds. Detective Inspector Oskar Reinhardt is baffled. may possibly the killer be mentally ailing, an individual the sufferers got here into touch with? a few are even blaming the murders at the satan. but if psychoanalyst Dr. Max Liebermann learns that either sufferers have been vocal individuals of a shadowy anti-Semitic crew, he turns his gaze to the city’s close-knit Hasidic neighborhood. The health practitioner is drawn into an city underworld that hosts and hides virulent racists on one aspect and fans of kabbalah at the different. and because the evidence—and bodies—pile up, Liebermann needs to think again his personal course, the one who led him clear of the extraordinary and towards a lifetime of the brain.