By Mary Elizabeth Summer
Fans of best friend Carter's Heist Society novels will love this teenager mystery/thriller with sarcastic wit, a touch of romance, and Ocean’s Eleven–inspired action.
Julep Dupree tells lies. loads of them. She’s a con artist, a grasp of hide, and a sophomore at Chicago’s swanky St. Agatha excessive, the place her father, an old-school grifter with a weak point for the ponies, sends her to so she will learn how to mingle with the higher crust. for additional spending funds Julep doesn’t depend upon her dad—she runs petty scams for her classmates whereas dodging the dean of scholars and protecting an A+ (okay, A-) average.
But while she comes domestic sooner or later to a ransacked residence and her father long past, Julep’s conscientiously laid plans for an expenses-paid golden price tag to Yale begin to resolve. inspite of support from St. Agatha’s resident Prince fascinating, Tyler Richland, and her dependable hacker sidekick, Sam, Julep struggles to track her dad’s path of clues via a maze of creepy stalkers, hit makes an attempt, relations secrets and techniques, and worse, the specter of foster care. With every thing she has at stake, Julep’s in excess of her head . . . yet that’s not likely to forestall her from utilizing each trick within the ebook to discover her dad ahead of his mark reveals her. simply because that may be criminal.
“A horny love triangle and madcap secret . . . I enjoyed this book.” —Jennifer Echols, writer of Dirty Little Secret
One of TeenVogue's 15 most fun YA Books of 2014
One of PopCrush's 10 such a lot expected YA Books
"Julep is not just one other excessive schooler beset via the standard drama of boys and academia. Nope—she additionally occurs to be a con artist and grasp of conceal, which is available in amazing convenient whilst her father mysteriously disappears. decided, she delves into the underbelly of Chicago to discover him (bringing a number of clean plot traces and unexpected twists alongside the way)."--teenVogue.com
"Summer creates a standout personality in Julep. She lies and cheats with rather a lot self belief and ability that readers will cheer her on, yet she additionally adheres to her personal strict ethical code. . . . A memorable debut; here is hoping for lots extra from Summer."—Kirkus Reviews
“Well-paced, well-plotted.”—The Bulletin of the heart for Children’s Books
“This publication has all of it: homework and hit males, prom drama and silencers.” —APRIL HENRY, big apple Times bestselling writer of The physique within the Woods
El nuevo bestseller de l. a. reina del suspense
En su nuevo y apasionante mystery, Mary Higgins Clark explora los angeles batalla criminal sobre l. a. inocencia o culpabilidad de un hombre acusado de matar a su mujer, sobre el trasfondo de un poco conocido fenómeno médico donde el receptor de un transplante de corazón percibe las emociones y recuerdos del donante.
La joven abogada Emily Wallace se enfrenta al caso más importante de su carrera. Hace dos años los angeles renowned actriz Natalie Raines fue asesinada en su propia casa y su ex marido, Gregg Aldrich, ha sido desde entonces el significant sospechoso. A pesar de haberse dedicado en cuerpo y alma a l. a. preparación del caso contra Aldrich, Emily pasa por constantes momentos de duda cuando comienza el juicio. Por un lado, simpatiza con l. a. madre de los angeles asesinada, pero también, desde el primer momento, con Gregg. ¿De dónde provienen esas dudas? ¿Y esos sentimientos tan contradictorios? Emily tiene una corazonada y no dejará de investigar, aunque el juez haya dictado sentencia y aunque ponga su propia vida en peligro.
By John Sandford
Danger stalks Lucas Davenport at paintings and all too with reference to domestic, within the superlative new mystery via the number 1 New York Times' bestselling author.
For 20 years, John Sandford's novels were loved for his or her "ingenious plots, shiny characters, crisp discussion and never-ending surprises" (The Washington Post), and nowhere are these extra in proof than within the unexpected twists and shocks of Wicked Prey. The Republicans are coming to St. Paul for his or her conference. Throwing an important social gathering is meant to be enjoyable, yet crashing the get together are a number of tough instances the police may quite stayed away. leader between them is a team stickup males who've noticed numerous profitable possibilities, starting from political moneymen with briefcases jam-packed with funds to that armored-car warehouse with the weak spot in its safeguard approach. All that's headache sufficient for Lucas Davenport - yet what's approximately to hit him is even worse. some time again, a stray bullet positioned a pimp and petty thief named Randy Whitcomb in a wheelchair, and, ever due to the fact, the fellow has been nursing his grudge right into a complete head of psychotic steam. He blames Davenport for the bullet, yet it's no enjoyable simply taking pictures him. That wouldn't be painful sufficient. no longer whilst Davenport has a beautiful fourteen-year-old followed daughter that Whitcomb can aim as an alternative. . . .And then there's the younger guy with the .50 quality sniper rifle and the right-wing-crazy heritage, roaming via a urban full of the main robust politicians on the earth. . . . wealthy along with his superb trademark suspense and a few of the simplest characters in suspense fiction, depraved Prey is additional evidence that "Sandford is likely one of the such a lot always pleasing crime writers operating today." (Booklist).
Rage, terror, and redemption: those are the stones upon which F. Paul Wilson builds the concluding bankruptcy of Repairman Jack: The Early Years, the prequel trilogy concentrating on the early life of Wilson's globally renowned supernatural troubleshooter.
The strands of Jack's lifestyles, confirmed within the first books, chilly City and Dark City, at the moment are woven right into a entire development.
Centered round an imprecise crew of malcontents reason on making a poor explosion in ny urban in 1993, Fear City exhibits the ultimate levels of younger Jack changing into Repairman Jack. it's a darkish and poor tale, choked with plots and unnecessary mayhem, with mystery brokers, a contract torturer, a mystery society as previous as human heritage, love, loss of life, and a really bleak triumph. Jack threads his manner via this difficult maze, as humans he loves are stripped clear of him in a manner that presages the later epic sequence of novels.
By Dean Koontz
#1 ny TIMES BESTSELLER
this is often the tale of a boy who loses his sight, after which mysteriously regains it.
it's the tale of a brave band of seekers and a constant killer.
it's the tale of all that's correct with the world—and all that's extraordinarily wrong.
it's the tale of a revelation so terrifying and so elegant, it may merely be glimpsed . . . From the nook of His Eye.
By John Thompson
Fast-rising funds supervisor Brent Lucas has no concept that the top of his new enterprise is a Christian enthusiast or that his multi-million buck task is a set-up until eventually one thousand million cash disappears from a consumer s account--and until eventually he finally ends up because the in simple terms suspect. decided to transparent himself, he is going to his purchaser s domestic the place he unearths in basic terms corpses. Narrowly escaping, Lucas runs from either the FBI and his would-be killers. Fueled through stories of his brother s tragic demise within the exchange middle and aided via his ex-fiancÃ©e, a gorgeous cop assigned to the venture Seahawk anti-terrorism taskforce, Lucas starts to resolve a perfectly deliberate conspiracy. He discovers his politically unassailable boss has masterminded a plot geared toward bringing approximately Armageddon with stolen missiles, depleted nuclear gas and a band of Muslim terrorists motive on killing the President. because the FBI closes in, Lucas launches his personal determined try to cease the insanity ahead of it truly is too past due.
By Alistair MacLean
Reissue of the gripping story of sabotage at sea, from the acclaimed grasp of motion and suspense.
In the center of the Aegean Sea, a luxurious yacht is on fireplace and sinking quickly. mins later, a four-engined jet with a hearth in its nose-cone crashes into the sea.
Is there a sinister connection among those tragedies? And is it an coincidence that the Ariadne, a NATO undercover agent send, is the one vessel within the area - the single witness?
Only Commander Talbot of the Ariadne delivers the solutions as he uncovers a dangerous plot related to medicinal drugs and terrorism - resulting in the guts of the Pentagon.
By Gregg Loomis
Jason Peters is an operative for Narcom, a personal association that handles missions too politically dicy for US intelligence agencies. while he profits ownership of a pc associated with unexplained murders, his path will lead him worldwide, to historical ruins in Sicily and Greece, and a plot via eco-terrorists to assassinate the president of the US.
By Dean Koontz
Literary critic Shearman Waxx can kill an excellent booklet with quite a few acidly worded bon mots. And as one unfortunate writer is set to find, that’s no longer all he’s ready to kill. . . .
From number one New York Times bestselling grasp of suspense Dean Koontz comes a captivating mystery concerning the conflict of wills that ensues whilst a winning writer and likable family members guy confronts a reclusive sociopath who wields an all-too-deadly poison pen. admire Shearman Waxx’s opinion and also you could break out along with your profession intact. pass him and he’ll spoil you, your loved ones, and every thing you carry pricey. For the name “America’s so much feared critic” isn’t one Waxx takes calmly. he is taking it actually. And now Cubby Greenwich, his spouse, Penny, their significant six-year-old Milo, and their uniquely proficient non-collie, Lassie, are all approximately to benefit the genuine which means of “culture war.”
By Marek Krajewski
The butchered our bodies of a tender girl and her maid are came across in a train-carriage. The dreadful slashes to their stomachs are rendered much more lousy by way of the weird presence of scorpions, writhing contained in the wounds.
Assigned to the case, felony Counsellor Eberhard Mock and his assistant Herbert Anwaldt needs to look for the reality inside of a society within the malevolent grip of the Gestapo, the place corrupt ministers torture Jewish retailers for fake confessions and Freemasons defend their secrets and techniques with blackmail and violence.
In a urban already sopping wet in worry, Mock and Anwaldt's hunt for the killer leads them to the time of the Crusades, an period whilst mystery sects practised ritual murder.