By Lee Child
Jack Reacher sequence, e-book #5
Another heartstopping web page turner that includes Jack Reacher, hero of the recent blockbuster motion picture starring Tom Cruise.
Jack Reacher, adrift within the hellish warmth of a Texas summer.
Looking for a boost during the massive empty panorama. a lady stops, and gives a trip. She is younger, wealthy and beautiful.
But her husband's in prison. while he comes out, he's going to kill her.
Her family's adverse, she can't belief the law enforcement officials, and the legal professionals won't support. She is entangled in an online of lies and prejudice, hatred and murder.
Jack Reacher by no means may possibly face up to a girl in misery.
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As San Francisco's such a lot glamorous millionaires mingle on the occasion of the yr, anyone 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 definitely the right second, and it's the ideal homicide. no longer a hint of proof is left in the back of of their glamorous domestic.
As Detective Lindsay Boxer investigates the high-profile homicide, another individual is located brutally executed—a preacher with a message of desire for the homeless. His dying approximately falls during the cracks, but if reporter Cindy Thomas hears approximately it, she understands the tale will be large. Probing deeper into the victim's historical past, she discovers he would possibly not were relatively as saintly as all people thought.
As the search for 2 criminals exams the bounds of the Women's homicide membership, Lindsay sees sparks fly among Cindy and her accomplice, Detective wealthy Conklin. The Women's homicide membership now faces its hardest problem: will love break. ..
Thomas cook dinner is one among 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 lifestyles with a perilous 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 by means of 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 death mom is eager to research the reality approximately her daughter's murder.
Enter Paul Graves, a author who attracts upon the discomfort of his personal tragic prior to jot down haunting stories of poser. Graves has been summoned to Riverwood for an strange task: to use the paintings of fiction to a criminal offense that used to be genuine, after which write a narrative that may resolution the questions that continue Faye's mom from a calm loss of life. only a tale. It doesn't need to be actual. Or does it?
An unwelcome customer arrives at a seashore domestic to discover that demise awaits her there
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The peace at sundown has been shattered, and Marcia needs to paintings fast to maintain her liked early life domestic from being eternally spoiled. someplace within the creaky outdated mansion, a assassin lurks. Will Marcia be accused of the crime? Or will she be the following sufferer?
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Luke gave him a look of dry reproach. ” “You’ve got a point,” Roan answered on a dutiful laugh. “I’ll look into the situation, but there’s not much else I can do without April’s cooperation. ” Luke meant that exactly as it sounded. ” “Who he is, whether he has a record, how much of a threat he appears to be. ” Luke repeated as his cousin paused. “Somebody should keep an eye on April. I don’t like the sound of this guy going public. ” “I already offered. ” “Fine idea. ” “Roan, son,” Luke said, “you wound me.
It was a relic from the past with an air of solid strength, heavy responsibility, and not a lot to offer in the way of comfort. It was, Luke had often thought, a lot like Turn-Coupe’s sheriff himself. Luke found his cousin in his office. Roan’s hair looked like he’d been combing it with a John Deere and a cultivator, and a harassed frown drew his brows together over the bridge of his nose. Seeing Luke, he stacked the papers he’d been reading and laid them aside on one of several neat piles. His lean face creased into smile lines.
In that case, I’m positive that I do! ” April followed her hostess into a dim room furnished with an antique parlor set covered in a wildly unlikely tropical print. The room was scattered with tables, most of which were extremely valuable except for one that looked like a miniature butler in a tailcoat. The setting was just like Julianne, she thought, half traditional, half quirkily artistic. How old her friend was, April had never thought to ask. With her long, narrow face crinkled in a constant smile, clear sea blue eyes, silver-streaked black hair in a braid down her back, and gently padded shape, she could have been any age from forty to seventy.