By Karin Slaughter
Will Trent is an excellent agent with the Georgia Bureau of research. Newly in love, he's commencing to placed a tough prior at the back of him. Then an area collage pupil is going lacking, and should is inexplicably stored off the case through his manager and mentor, deputy director Amanda Wagner. Will can't fathom Amanda's motivation till the 2 of them actually collide in an deserted orphanage they've got either been interested in for various purposes. many years earlier than, whilst his father was once imprisoned for homicide, this used to be Will's domestic. it seems that the case that introduced Amanda's occupation 40 years in the past has all at once get back to life'and it includes the long-held secret of Will's beginning and parentage. Now those dauntless investigators will every one have to face down demons from the previous in the event that they are to avoid an excellent larger terror from being unleashed.
Includes Karin Slaughter's brief tale 'Snatched' and a preview of the following Will Trent novel, Unseen.
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As San Francisco's such a lot glamorous millionaires mingle on the social gathering of the yr, a person is watching—waiting for an opportunity to take vengeance on Isa and Ethan Bailey, the city's so much celebrated couple. ultimately, the killer pinpoints the proper second, and it's the fitting homicide. now not a hint of facts is left in the back of of their glamorous domestic.
As Detective Lindsay Boxer investigates the high-profile homicide, another person is located brutally executed—a preacher with a message of desire for the homeless. His loss of life approximately falls throughout the cracks, but if reporter Cindy Thomas hears approximately it, she understands the tale should be large. Probing deeper into the victim's heritage, she discovers he would possibly not were particularly as saintly as each person thought.
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Thomas cook dinner is one in all today's such a lot acclaimed writers of mental thrillers, penning hypnotic stories of forbidden love and devastating secrets and techniques. Now he has written an unforgettable novel that weaves one man's tortured existence with a dangerous secret that spans 5 many years. .. .
Riverwood is an artists' neighborhood within the Hudson River valley, a serene position the place writers can ideal their craft. yet for all its attractiveness and isolation, it was touched via a poor crime--the homicide of a teenage woman who lived at the property fifty years in the past. Faye Harrison's killer used to be by no means caught--and now her loss of life mom is wanting to examine the reality approximately her daughter's murder.
Enter Paul Graves, a author who attracts upon the ache of his personal tragic earlier to jot down haunting stories of poser. Graves has been summoned to Riverwood for an strange project: to use the artwork of fiction to against the law that used to be actual, after which write a narrative that might solution the questions that continue Faye's mom from a relaxed loss of life. only a tale. It doesn't need to be precise. Or does it?
An unwelcome customer arrives at a beach domestic to discover that dying awaits her there
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The peace at sundown has been shattered, and Marcia needs to paintings quick to maintain her cherished youth domestic from being perpetually spoiled. someplace within the creaky previous mansion, a assassin lurks. Will Marcia be accused of the crime? Or will she be the following sufferer?
Because the writer of the electrifying W. E. B. Griffin novels of the army, police, spies, and counterspies, William E. Butterworth III has been delighting readers for decades—but he has a distinct deal with for them now.
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Additional info for Criminal (Will Trent Series, Book 7) [with bonus novella Snatched]
Ms. Suburbia goes jogging. It was nine thirty on a Saturday and people were out in their yards, mowing their lawns or cleaning up storm damage. A sweating, red-faced man was washing his car in his driveway, listening to the boom box he’d set out on his lawn. The radio was tuned to a news station. “ . . believed to be in the Fond du Lac area,” the radio announced. “Maguire, serving a life term at Taycheedah for the murder of her husband, is the object of a massive manhunt. She is described as being five feet three inches tall, brown-haired and blue-eyed, with no known scars or tattoos .
I was outside! For the first time in four years I was not, technically, in prison. Digging out the gravel imbedded in my palms and using my tongue to take roll call of my teeth, I scanned the terrain. Beyond the road was no-man’s-land, a flat stretch of ground with all vegetation slashed away, as wide and exposed as an interstate highway. Expecting to hear a bullhorn-amplified voice ordering me to halt any second, I slithered commando style across the open stretch until I reached the woods opposite.
But here’s the truth: I spend a lot of time pondering ways to break out of this place. And wondering what I’d do if I succeeded. The Escape Diaries : A Guide to Breaking Out of Prison Escape tip #1: Be prepared. Actually I wasn’t prepared at all. I just wanted to go to bed. I was tired and cranky, sweat was puddling between my boobs, and my armpits smelled like sprouting onions. Deodorant cost one ninety-five at the prison canteen, well beyond the means of someone who earned ten cents an hour. Given a choice between M&Ms or Mennen, I’d pick the sweet and live with the stink.